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Here is a sampling of the type of music that I play & write.
For my complete music resume,
scroll down & click on the link on the left. 

Alexander performs on a Cricket Violin created by The Magic Fluke Co. & uses a Lucchi Cremona Bow.

To listen to more tracks, you can check out my SoundCloud page by clicking here

The Last Wife – (compilation)

medley of original music written/performed/recorded by me for WAM Theatre’s 2017 production of THE LAST WIFE by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – ‘Blessed Be’

original music for Hartford Stage’s 2017 production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, directed by Darko Tresnjak. This is the final song in the play, sung by Titania (Scarlett Strallen) and the Faeries (Anne O’Sullivan, Melody Atkinson, Gabrielle Filloux, Madison Vice). Piano and Violin performed by me, Harp performed by Louis Tucci. 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – ‘Fairy Lullaby’

original music for Hartford Stage’s 2017 production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, directed by Darko Tresnjak. This is the fairy lullaby that they sing to put Titania to sleep. Vocals by Anne O’Sullivan, Melody Atkinson, Gabrielle Filloux, and Madison Vice. Piano and Viola performed by me. 

The Tempest – ‘Come Unto These Yellow Sands’

original music for Off Square Theater/Thin Air Shakespeare’s 2017 production of THE TEMPEST, directed by Edgar Landa. This is Ariel’s first song, luring Ferdinand closer. Performed by me. 

The Tempest – ‘Honor Riches Marriage Blessing’

original music for Off Square Theater/Thin Air Shakespeare’s 2017 production of THE TEMPEST, directed by Edgar Landa. This is the song that the goddesses sing for Ferdinand and Miranda. Performed by me. 

The Three Musketeers – (compilation)

original music for the 2017 Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival production of Ken Ludwig’s THE THREE MUSKETEERS, directed by Rick Sordelet. All strings performed by me, trumpet and brass by Kyra Sovronsky

Cyrano de Bergerac – ‘Around Comes The Autumn’

original music from Act 5 of Gabriel Barre’s production of CYRANO DE BERGERAC in Feb, 2016 at St. Clements Theater in NYC with the Resonance Ensemble. Along with Gabriel Barre and Rick Sordelet, I adapted the script for a cast of 8 actors (7 of which were actor/musician/singers).  This recording features all the vocal parts sung by me.

Cyrano de Bergerac – ‘It’s All Gascogne’

this original song, created from lyrics from different adaptions of the play, didn’t make it into the show but I still enjoy it all the same. Written for Gabriel Barre’s production of the play in Feb 2016 in NYC. (see above track for more info)

Thetis – ‘The Duet’

original music from Kristin Wold’s dance piece, THETIS, presented at Shakespeare & Co in the winter of 2014. Written & performed by me.

Henry IV – ‘Use My Legs’ Jig

original music written & performed by me (violin, percussion) and Sam Ponder (cornetto, trombone) for the 2014 production of HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2 directed by Jonathan Epstein at Shakespeare & Company.

Midsummer Night’s Dream – ‘The Mechanicals’

original music written & performed by me (banjo ukulele, clarinet, percussion, trombone) for the 2014 production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM directed by Tony Simotes at Shakespeare & Company.

Shakespeare’s Will – ‘Summer Fairs’ & ‘Farewell Dear Love’

original music from the 2014 production of SHAKESPEARE’S WILL directed by Daniela Varon. Written & performed by me (on guitar, viola, mandolin, and flute).

As You Like It – ‘Come Hither’

This original song (written and performed by me on guitar and flute) is from Happy Few Theatre Company’s production of the play, directed by Ellen Adair, in NYC in April of 2014. This is Amiens singing a song to welcome the audience into the Forest of Arden.

As You Like It – ‘The Fair of Rosalind’

This original song was created in order to give Orlando a song. We took his poem that he writes about Rosalind and set some of it to music, also including spins on other lines of his in the play. This song was sung by Patrick Mulryan in the Happy Few Theatre Company’s 2014 NYC production of the play, directed by Ellen Adair. Guitar performed by me.

As You Like It – ‘Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind’

This original song (written and performed by me) is from Happy Few Theatre Company’s production of the play, directed by Ellen Adair, in NYC in April of 2014.

As You Like It – ‘Sweet Lovers Love The Spring’

This original song (written and performed by me on vocals, guitar, violin, & tenor banjo) is from Happy Few Theatre Company’s production of the play, directed by Ellen Adair, in NYC in April of 2014. This was the final song of the show.

Henry VIII – Dance Music!

compilation of some original dance music written and performed by me for the 2013/14 Actors’ Shakespeare Project production of HENRY VIII directed by Tina Packer.

Henry VIII – ‘Was Once A Queen…’

original music to accompany Queen Katharine’s final scene in which she has a startling vision.  Created for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project 2013/14 production of HENRY VIII directed by Tina Packer.

Henry VIII – ‘Cardinal Wolsey’

Created for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project 2013/14 production of HENRY VIII directed by Tina Packer.

The Three Musketeers – ‘Come To Me Soon’

From the 2013 production of THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Connecticut Repertory Theatre directed by Tony Simotes.  Text from the play, music by me.  Vocals performed by Briana Maia. Guitar and Viola performed by me.

The Three Musketeers – ‘The Queen’s Diamonds’

Incidental music from the 2013 production of THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Connecticut Repertory Theatre directed by Tony Simotes.  All instruments performed by me.

It’s Only A Paper Moon

An original arrangement for 2 voices, ukulele and violin. Performed by me with added vocals by Josie Wilson (www.josephinewilson.net). Featured in the 2013 production of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST directed by Lisa Wolpe at Shakespeare & Company.

The Simple Heart

From the album, THE ODD SEA by Sully & The Benevolent Folk.  I play violin on this track.

The Passionate Shepherd to his Love

My original song using adapted lyrics from Christopher Marlowe’s poem with guitar/vocals performed by me.

Twelfth Night – ‘Come Away Death’

My original version of Feste’s song, ‘Come Away Death’ from Shakespeare’s play. Ukulele/vocals performed by me.

Edith Wharton’s ‘The Quicksand’

The opening music from The Wharton Salon’s 2013 production of the play, directed by Catherine Taylor-Williams.

Bottom Of The World – (compilation)

This medley is from a production at The Atlantic Theatre Company that I did in the fall of 2010. The music is a mixture of original tunes and arrangements of traditional bluegrass songs. It features me on violin/mandolin and Bennett Sullivan on banjo/guitar.  www.bennettsullivanmusic.com

Les Liaisons Dangereuses – (compilation)

Here is a medley of some music that I composed and recorded for the 2010 production of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Shakespeare & Company, directed by Tina Packer.  It features performances by me on violin, viola, flute and other various instruments.

Cyrano de Bergerac – ‘Roxanne’

This is an original arrangement of theGavotte by J.B. Lully.  It was featured in the Broadway production of CYRANO DE BERGERAC, which was was musically directed by Fred Rose (cello), Lucas Papaelias (guitar) and myself (mandolin).

Duchess of Malfi – ‘My Love Again I’ll See’

This was written for a staged reading of Brecht’s version of the play at the Red Bull Theatre Company in 2010, directed by Ian Strasfogel. In this short song from Act II, a soldier sings of his love back home. Both the guitar and the vocals are performed by me.

Limbo – film score

Original music for violas from the short film, LIMBO, written & directed by Mark Finguerra in 2010.

Bit by Bit

written and performed by Benjamin Brinton, with me improvising on violin. This song was recorded live and contains adult language.  Copyright 2008 Benjamin Brinton.

The Saddest Poem

by Pablo Neruda.  Music written and performed on violin by Alexander Sovronsky.  Spoken by Nigel Gore.  I wrote this for a special performance by a poetry/music group called Aurea at Shakespeare & Company during the summer of 2009.

“Nicholas Was…” by Neil Gaiman

Original audio version of NICHOLAS WAS… by Neil Gaiman. Sounds created with metal sheets, metal chairs, drumsticks, glass bottles half-filled with water, and a violin. And yes, that’s my voice on the recording with no audio modifications. I hope you like it.

 

This one, by Alexander Sovronsky, is beautiful, less illustrative and more meditative.

-Neil Gaiman

 

‘The Irish…and how they got that way’ by Frank McCourt

2017 cast, directed by Danielle Paccione at the Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts.