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kommós (2011)

for violin | 4:00

by Melissa Dunphy

Kommós, a term taken from Greek classical tragic theater meaning an anguished song of lamentation, is a deeply personal piece for solo violin designed to display the performer's emotional range and technical abilities.


  • 28 Mar, 2022: Lara St. John at Rutgers University: Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, NJ
  • 26 Mar, 2022: Lara St. John at Reformed Church of Saugerties, Saugerties, NY
  • 27 Jun, 2021: Rachel Segal at Philadelphia, PA (online)
  • 12 Apr, 2021: Greg Abrell at University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • 06 Oct, 2020: Lara St. John at GatherNYC (online), New York, NY
  • 10 Jul, 2020: Lara St. John at National Sawdust (online), New York, NY
  • 15 Apr, 2020: Lara St. John at Violin Channel (online), New York, NY
  • 13 Feb, 2020: Lara St. John at The Beresford, New York, NY
  • 06 Oct, 2014: Sarah Whitney (Mythos Live/Austin Wintory) at Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY
  • 30 Sep, 2012: Hope Linton at Now Music Society, West Chester University, PA
  • 23 Sep, 2012: Caeli Smith at Clearfield Salon, Philadelphia, PA
  • 13 Nov, 2011: Caeli Smith at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA