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"A hauntingly beautiful creation of combined styles and tonalities that ultimately appeal to even the most conservative listener's innate sense of timelessness and beauty."
— John McKay on Romeo's Ruins, Richmond Times Dispatch —

Featured Music

Duet, Jonathan Romeo

Duet (1995)

for harp & guitar

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Four Pieces for Guitar (1984-1999)

for guitar solo

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Ruins, Jonathan Romeo

Ruins (1989)
for orchestra

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Light Cover, Jonathan Romeo

Light (1997)
for orchestra

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Windows, Jonathan Romeo

Windows (1999)
for orchestra

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Symphony (1996)
for orchestra

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Pale Blue Dot Cover, Jonathan Romeo

Pale Blue Dot (1995)
for orchestra

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Music
This site was created to share my music. Please listen to the reference recordings and check out the scores and composer’s notes in the Info tab for each piece. Recordings on this site are reference recordings only and are not intended for commercial use.

Orchestra

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John Hardy's Dream (2005)
for banjo and orchestra

Commissioned by Southwest Virginia Community College Festival of the Arts

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Light Cover, Jonathan Romeo

Light (1997)
for orchestra
 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Pale Blue Dot Cover, Jonathan Romeo

Pale Blue Dot (1995)
for orchestra
 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Ruins, Jonathan Romeo

Ruins (1989)
for orchestra
 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Symphony (1996)
for orchestra
Commissioned by the Elmwood Fund for Richmond Symphony’s fortieth anniversary celebration

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering).

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Tandem Spaces

Tandem Spaces (1994)
for orchestra
Commissioned by Richmond Ballet, William Soleau, choreographer

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering).

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Tracks (2023)
for orchestra

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Windows, Jonathan Romeo

Windows (1999)
for orchestra
Commissioned by Richmond Ballet, Stoner Winslett, choreographer

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Chamber

Cathedral, Jonathan Romeo

Cathedral (1997)

for flute, cello, and piano

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Duet, Jonathan Romeo

Duet (1995)

for harp & guitar

Commissioned by Grete Dollitz

Performed by Alicia Romeo, harp & Jonathan Romeo, guitar

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Light (1992)

for wind quintet

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Melody (1986)

for trumpet and piano

 

 

Performed by Eric Seidlitz, trumpet, and Sammy Marshall, piano at the VCU Performing Arts Center. 1989

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Still Life (1986)

for guitar quartet

 

 

Performed by the New Guitar Quartet, Opera House, Pocahontas, VA. 2002

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String Quartet No. 1 (1989)

 

 

Performed by the Lyric Ensemble, Key Gallery, Richmond, VA, 1993

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String Quartet No. 2 (1992)

Commissioned by Myra Daleng and University of Richmond Department of Theatre and Dance

 

 

Performed by Shanghai Quartet, Modlin Fine Arts Center, Richmond, VA, 1992

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Tracks (1988)

for guitar trio

 

 

Performed by the Nuevo Trio

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Solo Instumental

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Attitudes (1984-1989)

for piano solo or harp solo

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Four Pieces for Guitar (1984-1999)

for guitar solo

 

 

Performed by Chip Newton

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Ground (2023)

for piano solo

 

 

MIDI Realization (computer rendering)

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Vocal

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Changing Light (1995)

vocalise for mezzo-soprano with tuned wine glass, and piano

 

 

Performed by Audrey Klinger, mezzo-soprano and tuned wine glass and Laurina Zanske, piano

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Take A Harp (2003)

for chorus, piano, and percussion

Commissioned in honor of Mary Carole Horne by Lebanon (VA) Memorial United Methodist Church

 

Performed by the SWCC Community Chorus, Joseph Trivette director

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Video

Windows (1999)

for orchestra

Commissioned by Richmond Ballet, Stoner Winslett, choreographer

Performed by Richmond Ballet with Richmond Symphony conducted by Ron Matson

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My sincere thanks and deepest gratitude go out to my parents and family who instilled the love of music in me and to the people who made this website possible including the musicians who performed on the recordings, all of my musical mentors and heroes, all who have extended a helping hand, and others too numerous to name here. Thank you!

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