Ann Silsbee (1930-2003)

Ann Silsbee (1930-2003)

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Composer, pianist, poet. Born Cambridge, Mass. Received musical degrees from Radcliffe and Syracuse and a DMA at Cornell University where she studied with Karel Husa. NEA, MacDowell, Yaddo, Ives, NYSCA, MB Rockefeller. Member BMI. Her music has been performed throughout the USA, in Canada, Europe, China, Japan and South America, and recorded on Leonarda, Northeastern, Vienna Modern Masters, Finnadar and Spectrum. Silsbee was an accomplished pianist whose music, although carefully notated, gives the impression of improvisation, as exemplified in the virtuosity and spontaneity of her song Iris from "Four Songs" (voice and piano).

Music For Violin & Piano

Year: 1995

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo instrument with piano, solo string with piano

Instruments: any string, piano, violin
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Description: moderate professional difficulty.

String Quartet No. 2

Year: 1995

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, viola, violin
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Description: For the Society for New Music. Professional level.

Journeys, Hymn, & Ceremonies"

Year: 1992

Duration (in minutes): 16'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Seven images for solo piano. Premiered 3/29/92 Society For New Music, Everson Museum, Syracuse, Ann Silsbee,pn. Moderate difficulty.

Three Ceremonies

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered M. Fulmer, sop, SCI Conf, Hamilton, NY. Professional level.

Sanctuary

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: orchestra and chamber orchestra

Instruments: bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe, percussion, timpani, trumpet

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Corning Philharmonic Orchestra, M. Chang, cond. Leads through a restless questioning into a quieter core of prayer-like music. Recorded on CD VMM 3016.

Come To Us

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: text, a Navajo prayer; commissioned Colgate University Chorus; Premiered April 1, 1990, Hamilton, NY. Moderate difficulty for good regular college chorus.

Triolet

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, flute, harp, harpsichord

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Society for New Music, Cazenovia, NY 1990.

Song Of Amergin

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by Syracuse Vocal Ensemble; Premiered Syracuse, 5/89.

Darest Thou Now O Soul

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by NYS Music Teachers Association, Premiered 10/88 NYSMTA Conv, Binghampton, NY. Poet: Whitman. Moderate difficulty for a good college chorus.

Wakings

Year: 1986

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument quintet

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: commissioned/prem/recorded Society for New Music, Spectrum SR 327. A gentle piece.

Nightingale's Apprentice

Year: 1984

Duration (in minutes): Nightingale'39;s

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: opera
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Description: Premiered Troika Assn Ithaca, NY, 4/84; story opera for children and adults. An old Clockmaker takes a surprising young Apprentice, whose secret tutor, the Nightingale, helps her accomplish the traditional three tasks. Moderate difficulty.

And Who So Witnessed

Year: 1984

Duration (in minutes): 14'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, piano, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by Boston Musica Viva, MA Council for Arts & Humanities; Premiered Cambridge, MA, BMV, Pittman, cond 10/84.

In And Out The Window

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 14'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered 3/8 David Burge, Eastman School & Tully Hall, NYC. Professional, virtuosic. "

Pictures From Brueghel

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 25'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral
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Description: Poems of William Carlos Williams.

Four Songs On Poems Of William Carlos Williams

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered M. Fulmer, sop, SCI Conf, Hamilton, NY. Professional level.

Five Pieces For Piano

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: intermediate difficulty.

Acre For A Bird

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Poet: Emily Dickinson. ACA - American Composers Alliance

Journey

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any woodwind, flute, percussion

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: moderate difficulty. Origin in dance music, five atmospheric movements, lyrical and vigorous.

Dona Nobis Pacem

Year: 1981

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered recorded Gregg Smith Singers, Ives Center, 8/81, Gregg Smith Records GSS107. Moderate difficulty for a good college chorus.

Corrai

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano
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Description: Commissioned by Nurit Tilles.

Go Gentle

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string trio, woodwind ensemble, woodwind trio

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, contrabass, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: 3 fl, or 3 cl, 3 ob, or 3 vn & va - recorded Finnadar 90266-1, Held, Church, Cox flutists, Commissioned by Doris Hays Lullaby Project.

Quartet

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 15'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument quartet, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, piano, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Society for New Music, Syracuse, NY, 1980. "Wide expressive range and timbral palette, dense musical discourse." Musical America.

Letter From A Field Biologist

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 17'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered 3rd Street Music School, NYC,pn: Nurit Tilles/composer. A "river of butterflies" gathers into a torrent.

Glyphs

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 17'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, guitar, harp, harpsichord
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Description: Commissioned by Carol Zimbelman.

Pharos Ii

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, cello, percussion, piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Some bowed piano strings and minor preparation.

Runemusic

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 12'39

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo instrument other than piano, solo string instrument

Instruments: cello

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: An almost vocal musical meditation, as if searching for meaning in some foreign language.

Seven Rituals

Year: 1978

Duration (in minutes): 25'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: orchestra and chamber orchestra
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Icarus

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral
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Pharos

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 7'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo instrument with piano, solo string with piano

Instruments: any string, cello, piano
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Quest

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 15'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: written for & Premiered Kronos Quartet, 4/77 Cornell U.

Doors

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano
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Description: 2nd prize Burge-Eastman Competition. Rec Burge,pn, Albany Records CD. commissioned/Premiered by Pappastavrou, Syracuse Univ '76. "Beautiful use of delicate clusters, filigree and the "

Trialogue

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, clarinet, piano, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Washington Post.

Leavings

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 7'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with piano

Instruments: alto, any low voice, percussion
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Description: bowed glasses) Premiered Albany, NY, Kabat/Friedman written for Julie Kabat and Carole Friedman. Professional level. ACA.

Spirals

Year: 1975

Duration (in minutes): 19'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, piano, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: recorded Northeastern Records, NR, Boston Musica Viva; Premiered Ysaye Quartet 4/76, Cornell Univ. "A sound structure of gradually shifting sonorities, moving in & out of focus, handled with a sure sense of direction and musical purpose." NY Times.

Three Chants

Year: 1975

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo instrument other than piano, solo woodwind instrument

Instruments: any woodwind, flute

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Exploits expressive possibilities of 3 sizes of flutes, and multiphonics and singing voice of flutist.

Diffraction

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 16'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Poet: e.e. cummings

River

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;20'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: instrumentation opt. Premiered Darmstadt, Germany 8/74. Moderate difficulty; possible to perform on many levels.

Bourn

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any medium voice, any string, any voice, cello, harp, harpsichord, mezzo soprano, soprano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: countertenor can substitute for mezzo

Phantasy

Year: 1973

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, harp, harpsichord, oboe

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Bagatelle

Year: 1963

Duration (in minutes): 3'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: moderate difficulty.

BIOGRAPHY
Composer, pianist, poet. Born Cambridge, Mass. Received musical degrees from Radcliffe and Syracuse and a DMA at Cornell University where she studied with Karel Husa. NEA, MacDowell, Yaddo, Ives, NYSCA, MB Rockefeller. Member BMI. Her music has been performed throughout the USA, in Canada, Europe, China, Japan and South America, and recorded on Leonarda, Northeastern, Vienna Modern Masters, Finnadar and Spectrum. Silsbee was an accomplished pianist whose music, although carefully notated, gives the impression of improvisation, as exemplified in the virtuosity and spontaneity of her song Iris from "Four Songs" (voice and piano).
COMPOSITIONS

Music For Violin & Piano

Year: 1995

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo instrument with piano, solo string with piano

Instruments: any string, piano, violin
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Description: moderate professional difficulty.

String Quartet No. 2

Year: 1995

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, viola, violin
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Description: For the Society for New Music. Professional level.

Journeys, Hymn, & Ceremonies"

Year: 1992

Duration (in minutes): 16'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Seven images for solo piano. Premiered 3/29/92 Society For New Music, Everson Museum, Syracuse, Ann Silsbee,pn. Moderate difficulty.

Three Ceremonies

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered M. Fulmer, sop, SCI Conf, Hamilton, NY. Professional level.

Sanctuary

Year: 1991

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: orchestra and chamber orchestra

Instruments: bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe, percussion, timpani, trumpet

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Corning Philharmonic Orchestra, M. Chang, cond. Leads through a restless questioning into a quieter core of prayer-like music. Recorded on CD VMM 3016.

Come To Us

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: text, a Navajo prayer; commissioned Colgate University Chorus; Premiered April 1, 1990, Hamilton, NY. Moderate difficulty for good regular college chorus.

Triolet

Year: 1990

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;30'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, flute, harp, harpsichord

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Society for New Music, Cazenovia, NY 1990.

Song Of Amergin

Year: 1989

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by Syracuse Vocal Ensemble; Premiered Syracuse, 5/89.

Darest Thou Now O Soul

Year: 1988

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by NYS Music Teachers Association, Premiered 10/88 NYSMTA Conv, Binghampton, NY. Poet: Whitman. Moderate difficulty for a good college chorus.

Wakings

Year: 1986

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument quintet

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: commissioned/prem/recorded Society for New Music, Spectrum SR 327. A gentle piece.

Nightingale's Apprentice

Year: 1984

Duration (in minutes): Nightingale'39;s

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: opera
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Description: Premiered Troika Assn Ithaca, NY, 4/84; story opera for children and adults. An old Clockmaker takes a surprising young Apprentice, whose secret tutor, the Nightingale, helps her accomplish the traditional three tasks. Moderate difficulty.

And Who So Witnessed

Year: 1984

Duration (in minutes): 14'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, piano, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Commissioned by Boston Musica Viva, MA Council for Arts & Humanities; Premiered Cambridge, MA, BMV, Pittman, cond 10/84.

In And Out The Window

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 14'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered 3/8 David Burge, Eastman School & Tully Hall, NYC. Professional, virtuosic. "

Pictures From Brueghel

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 25'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral
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Description: Poems of William Carlos Williams.

Four Songs On Poems Of William Carlos Williams

Year: 1983

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered M. Fulmer, sop, SCI Conf, Hamilton, NY. Professional level.

Five Pieces For Piano

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: intermediate difficulty.

Acre For A Bird

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 5'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Poet: Emily Dickinson. ACA - American Composers Alliance

Journey

Year: 1982

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any woodwind, flute, percussion

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: moderate difficulty. Origin in dance music, five atmospheric movements, lyrical and vigorous.

Dona Nobis Pacem

Year: 1981

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered recorded Gregg Smith Singers, Ives Center, 8/81, Gregg Smith Records GSS107. Moderate difficulty for a good college chorus.

Corrai

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano
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Description: Commissioned by Nurit Tilles.

Go Gentle

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string trio, woodwind ensemble, woodwind trio

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, contrabass, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: 3 fl, or 3 cl, 3 ob, or 3 vn & va - recorded Finnadar 90266-1, Held, Church, Cox flutists, Commissioned by Doris Hays Lullaby Project.

Quartet

Year: 1980

Duration (in minutes): 15'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument quartet, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, cello, clarinet, piano, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered Society for New Music, Syracuse, NY, 1980. "Wide expressive range and timbral palette, dense musical discourse." Musical America.

Letter From A Field Biologist

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 17'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Premiered 3rd Street Music School, NYC,pn: Nurit Tilles/composer. A "river of butterflies" gathers into a torrent.

Glyphs

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 17'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, guitar, harp, harpsichord
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Description: Commissioned by Carol Zimbelman.

Pharos Ii

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, cello, percussion, piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Some bowed piano strings and minor preparation.

Runemusic

Year: 1979

Duration (in minutes): 12'39

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo instrument other than piano, solo string instrument

Instruments: cello

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: An almost vocal musical meditation, as if searching for meaning in some foreign language.

Seven Rituals

Year: 1978

Duration (in minutes): 25'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: orchestra and chamber orchestra
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Icarus

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 6'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral
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Pharos

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 7'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo instrument with piano, solo string with piano

Instruments: any string, cello, piano
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Quest

Year: 1977

Duration (in minutes): 15'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, string ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: written for & Premiered Kronos Quartet, 4/77 Cornell U.

Doors

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 12'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano
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Description: 2nd prize Burge-Eastman Competition. Rec Burge,pn, Albany Records CD. commissioned/Premiered by Pappastavrou, Syracuse Univ '76. "Beautiful use of delicate clusters, filigree and the "

Trialogue

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, mixed instrument trio, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, clarinet, piano, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Washington Post.

Leavings

Year: 1976

Duration (in minutes): 7'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo voice(s) with piano

Instruments: alto, any low voice, percussion
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Description: bowed glasses) Premiered Albany, NY, Kabat/Friedman written for Julie Kabat and Carole Friedman. Professional level. ACA.

Spirals

Year: 1975

Duration (in minutes): 19'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, mixed instrument ensemble, string quartet

Instruments: any string, cello, piano, viola, violin

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: recorded Northeastern Records, NR, Boston Musica Viva; Premiered Ysaye Quartet 4/76, Cornell Univ. "A sound structure of gradually shifting sonorities, moving in & out of focus, handled with a sure sense of direction and musical purpose." NY Times.

Three Chants

Year: 1975

Duration (in minutes): 11'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: solo instrument other than piano, solo woodwind instrument

Instruments: any woodwind, flute

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Exploits expressive possibilities of 3 sizes of flutes, and multiphonics and singing voice of flutist.

Diffraction

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 16'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: choral

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: Poet: e.e. cummings

River

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 8'39;20'34;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: instrumentation opt. Premiered Darmstadt, Germany 8/74. Moderate difficulty; possible to perform on many levels.

Bourn

Year: 1974

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any medium voice, any string, any voice, cello, harp, harpsichord, mezzo soprano, soprano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: countertenor can substitute for mezzo

Phantasy

Year: 1973

Duration (in minutes): 9'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: mixed instrument ensemble, small chamber ensembles - 2 to 4 players

Instruments: any string, any woodwind, harp, harpsichord, oboe

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Bagatelle

Year: 1963

Duration (in minutes): 3'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance


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Description: moderate difficulty.

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