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 Cry of the Dove, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra 
 Adrienne Elisha 

Performed by cellist, Steven Elisha with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Andrew Rindfleisch, conductor.


 Oleajes (Waves) 
 Alba Potes 

Oleajes (Waves) was commissioned by the Independence Foundation and is dedicated to and performed by the Momenta Quartet.


 Tres Instrumentos para un Tema Obstinado 
 Alba Potes 

A concert performance of Tres Instrumentos by Alba Potes


 Tres piezas breves 
 Alba Potes 

Tres Piezas Breves for piano was written for and performed by Charles Abramovic in collaboration with Las Américas en Concierto.


 Concertino 
 Alla Pavlova 

Alla Pavlova Concertino Vilnius; Sergej Krylov, violin; Rostislav Krimer, piano; Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra; 18 February 2014.


 Symphony #10 "Path to Golden Gate" 
 Alla Pavlova 

Premiered October 2017 in Russia with Kostroma Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Gershtein (conductor); Uliya Gruzdeva (piano solo); Mark Zinger (violin solo).


 Symphony #9 - Violin Concerto 
 Alla Pavlova 

Premiered October 2017 in Russia with Kostroma Symphony Orchestra. Conductor, Pavel Gershtein. Sergej Krylov, solo violin.


 Rhapsody 
 Beata Moon 

Composed and performed by Beata Moon. Commissioned by the New Jersey Music Teachers Association


 Pennyroyal Swale Part 1 
 Beth Anderson 

Beth Anderson's Pennyroyal Swale Part 1. Ms. Anderson's beautiful music for string quartet, set to images of Kentucky by photographer James Archambeault. Video by Dmitriy Khavin.


 Pennyroyal Swale Part 2 
 Beth Anderson 

Pennyroyal Swale Part 2. Ms. Anderson's beautiful music for string quartet, set to images of Kentucky by photographer James Archambeault. Video by Dmitriy Khavin.


 Skate Suite 
 Beth Anderson 

Performed by Brooklyn Baroque: Andrew Bolotowsky, flute and baroque flute; Gregory Bynum, alto recorder; David Bakamjian, baroque cello; Rebecca Pechefsky, harpsichord


 Incidental Ducklings (2004) 
 Debra Kaye 

This music video, Incidental Duckling, envisions the opening number from the Off-Off Broadway production of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling. It’s part of a suite of dance and incidental music from the show arranged for piano trio. Amy Kimball, violin; Arthur Cook, cello; Marcia Eckert, piano; video by Kiersten Armstrong, KMW Studio.


 Visions (2008) 
 Debra Kaye 

Commissioned by Access to Music, video by Roxanne Rea, Elizabeth Wolff, piano. Three short pieces inspired by the sense of wonder I experienced during my composing residency at the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, NM. They’re based on three poems that I wrote in the heat of those moments.


 While We Were Sleeping (2012) 
 Debra Kaye 

Written for Composers Concordance, Craig Ketter, piano. I was in New York City when Hurricane Sandy struck. The storm approached at night, and like many of us, I was glued to the news, listening for the latest about its path. I went to the piano, improvised along, and thought of our unheeded wake up calls. In the morning to find what had happened while we were sleeping.


 Colores Andaluces - for cello and piano 
 Elisenda Fábregas 

Colores Andaluces was written at the request of the late Françoise Groben, a cellist prizewinner of the Tchaikovsky Competition. Colores Andaluces is the product of intense and focused inspiration, a very spontaneous work written in a few days that is inspired by Spanish folk music, and especially Andalusian folk music. It consists of five short pieces.


 Homenatge a Pau Casals 
 Elisenda Fàbregas 

An homage to Catalan cellist Pau Casals by using ‘El cant dels ocells’ (The song of the birds), an original traditional Catalan Christmas song that became internationally known as a symbol of peace and freedom. Performed by cellist Roger Morelló Ros.


 Mirage - for solo piano 
 Elisenda Fábregas 

Performed here by Jinha Park. Mirage was commissioned for the San Antonio International Piano Competition in memory of Andrew Russell Gurwitz and was premiered at the San Antonio International Piano Competition by Silver Medalist Roger Wright. The NY premiere was performed by Gold Medalist Mi-Jung Im at Merkin Concert Hall.


 Voices of the rainforest - I. Awakening 
 Elisenda Fábregas 

Voices of the Rainforest is a symbolic musical representation (not a literal description) of a day in the rain forest and the creatures that inhabit it. I. Awakening - From ‘morning night’ to ‘real morning.’ First a mix of darkness and light, then slowly the light filters through the tall trees taking over the darkness, and the stillness begins to move. Birdcalls and the incessant metallic buzzing of cicada calls and pulsing insects mark the beginning of a new day.


 Alien Threads 
 Eva Ingolf 

Inspired by Louise Bourgeois. MOMA January 2018.


 Gullhamrar 
 Eva Ingolf 

In memory of Ingolfur Gudbrandsson.


 Lava flow 
 Eva Ingolf 

This video is about Lava.


 Adhesions 
 Faye-Ellen Silverman 

Adhesions was commissioned by the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and is dedicated to the orchestra and its conductor at the time - Gustav Meier.


 Combined Efforts 
 Faye-Ellen Silverman 

Combined Efforts was commissioned by the IWBC (International Women’s Brass Conference) for performance by SymbiosisDuo at IWBC 2014. It is performed here by SymbiosisDuo (Gail Williamson, euphonium, and Stacy Baker, tuba) and Eunbyol Ko (piano).


 A Free Pen 
 Faye-Ellen Silverman 

A Free Pen is a musical theater work on freedom of speech, written in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. This 33-minute work is for narrator, 4 solo singers, 8 choral singers functioning as a "Greek" chorus and 15 instrumentalists. Jerry Dixon is the narrator, and Matthew Jaroszewicz is the conductor in this performance.


 Contemplation 8, 9 
 Hilary Tann 

Live performance in Cambridge, Mass by Cappella Clausura, March, 2012.


 Shakkei (Mvt. I) 
 Hilary Tann 

Saxophonist, Susan Fancher performs Hilary Tann's Shakkei (Mvt. I). Thailand Philharmonic, directed by Allan McMurray. 2009 World Saxophone Congress.


 Winter sun, Summer rain 
 Hilary Tann 

Performed by: Ingrid Culliford, flute; Andrew Sparling, clarinet; Ruth Crouch, violin; Jane Salmon, cello; Shelagh Sutherland, piano; Richard Benjafield, percussion. Ensemble diretto da Odaline de la Martinez.


 Garden in the Rain 
 Jane Leslie 

Garden in the Rain performed by Alexander Wu, piano for the Third Street Music School Settlement "LiveSOUNDS Remote" concert, April 2020.


 Joelle Wallach faculty recital at the University of North Texas. 
 Joelle Wallach 

Joelle Wallach (composer) faculty recital at the University of North Texas.


 Bougainvillea 
 Judi Silvano 

Bougainvillea” about the striking tropical flower, recorded at the Sweet Rhythm Jazz Club in New York City with pianist Janice Friedman, bassist Jennifer Vincent, and drummer Allison Miller.


 Dust and After Love 
 Judi Silvano 

Excerpts from Judi Silvano and the Zephyr Band live at the Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, NY, August 2018. "After Love" and "Dust" from album Lessons Learned.


 "Folderol" from "Parallel Play" for Sax Quartet 
 Judith Lang Zaimont 

Live 2006 performance by the Presidio Saxophone Quartet.


 Nocturne- La Fin de Siècle 
 Judith Lang Zaimont 

Performance by pianist Elizabeth Moak.


 Serenade 
 Judith Lang Zaimont 

Composer Judith Zaimont , performs her own piano solo composition. Colorfield artworks are drawn from paintings by Gary Zaimont.


 Night Dances - song cycle 
 Juliana Hall 

Performed by: Diana Newman, soprano and Bretton Brown, piano. i. Crickets Sang, Emily Dickinson; ii. Song, Emily Bronte; iii. Sleep, Mourner, Sleep!, Emily Bronte; iv. Some things are Dark, Edna St. Vincent Millay; v. Sonnet, Elizabeth Bishop.


 Rilke Song 
 Juliana Hall 

Carolyn Hove, solo English Horn player with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, performs Juliana Hall's "Rilke Song" with pianist Yien Wang.


 To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) 
 Juliana Hall 

Danya Katok singing "To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson)" from the song cycle "Syllables of Velvet, Sentences of Plush" by Juliana Hall.


 Intervals - for piano 
 Julie Mandel 

Three of 24 “Intervals” for piano played by Italian pianist, Paolo Bartolani.


 Love is a Two-Part Invention 
 Julie Mandel 

Performed by The Phoenix Quartet's David Root, David H. Orcutt and pianist Richard Pearson Thomas.


 String Quartet #6 
 Julie Mandel 

The Allegro Movement of String Quartet #6 by Julie Mandel is played at North Shore Public Library on Nov. 7th, 2008 by The Stony Brook String Quintet.


 Aria & Toccata for Viola and String Orchestra 
 Marga Richter 

Marga Richter composed Aria & Toccata for Viola and String Orchestra for Walter Trampler at the request of MGM Records in the fall months of 1956. The work exists in an alternate version for viola and piano and it is in this form that it has been played most widely by Mr. Trampler since its successful recital introduction at the Library of Congress.


 Divers (Diverse) Divertimento 
 Marga Richter 

Comprised of 16 Movements. Performed by the Erato Ensemble (Jeff Pelletier, flute; Lauris Davis, oboe/english horn; Adrian Verdejo, guitar)


 Shrewsbury: Summer of 2011 
 Marga Richter 

Performed by Marga Richter, November 20, 2011, at a Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA) concert.


 Summer Reverie on a Mountainside for Clarinet Duo 
 Marga Richter 

Performed by Guido Arbonelli & Natalia Benedetti of The Namaste Ensemble from Perugia, Italy for the Long Island Composers Alliance.


 Homage, suite for soprano and cello 
 Margarita Zelenaia 

a suite for soprano coloratura (or soprano) and cello in three movements


 Pantomimes, suite for solo piano 
 Margarita Zelenaia 

A suite for solo piano in three movements: 1. Pierrot's Dreams, 2. Colombine's Fantasy, 3. Harlequin's Grimace


 Trio for soprano, oboe and piano 
 Margarita Zelenaia 

Trio for soprano, oboe & piano (in two movements) 1. Lyric Meditation, 2. Conversation With Bells


 Beneath the Azure Sky 
 Marilyn Bliss 

For soprano, flute, violin, and cello, a setting in three movements of oral poetry by Afghan women whose names remain anonymous. The poems were originally couplets called "landays" which I knitted together to form a narrative. The first movement is entitled Love, the second Separation, and the third Exile.


 Huatzu Hill 
 Marilyn Bliss 

Huatzu Hill for soprano and chamber orchestra is a setting of four poems by Wang Wei, an 8th-century Chinese poet, as translated into English by G.W. Robinson. Three of the four songs depict landscapes near Wang's country retreat in the Wang River valley. The second song is a bittersweet farewell to a beloved friend. This performance is by the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Gayane Geghamyan, soprano, Ruben Asatrian, conductor.


 Wind Songs - for Native American flute and voice 
 Marilyn Bliss 

Comprised of two pieces: the solo work I. Phantom Breeze shows the struggle for dominance between the conventional note pattern of the Native flute's scale and the interlopers (neighboring tones), and II. It Was the Wind, a setting of an evocative Navajo text for soprano and flute. Performance by James Pellerite, Native American flute and Tricia Melzer-Swaydrak, soprano. Photos by Albert Dlugasch.


 Butterfly's Child/Carmen, Listen to Me 
 Mary Ann Joyce-Walter 

Gayla Morgan performs two settings of poems by Joan Rudel, accompanied by Christopher Oldfather.


 If I Can Let You Go 
 Mary Ann Joyce-Walter 

May Sarton, poem. Premiered by Sara Paar, soprano, Mary Robb, cello and Catherine Miller, piano.


 A New Theology 
 Mary Ann Joyce-Walter 

Performed by Gregory Wiest, tenor, and Akane Kubo, piano in Munich, Germany.


 All Things Gold 
 Melanie Mitrano 

From the album "All Things Gold" (2010), Melanie Mitrano, vocals; Matt King, piano; Andy Eulau, bass; Scott Neumann, drums, Jim Cifelli, flugelhorn. Music & Lyrics © Melanie Mitrano (ASCAP).


 Tudo se resume a você 
 Melanie Mitrano 

Melanie Mitrano, vocals; Matt King, keyboards; Scott Neumann, percussion. Music & Lyrics Melanie Mitrano.


 Wednesdays 
 Melanie Mitrano 

From the album "All Things Gold" (2010). Melanie Mitrano, vocals; Matt King, piano; Andy Eulau, bass; Scott Neumann, drums. Music & Lyrics © Melanie Mitrano.


 Ladies of Romance 
 Mira J. Spektor 

A short opera buffo, with music by Mira J. Spektor, and libretto by June Siegel. Performed by Hillary Schranze, soprano, Karen Jolicoeur, soprano, Brian Hunter, tenor, and Barbara Ames, piano.


 Villa Diodati, Chamber Opera 
 Mira J. Spektor 

Opening Selections: Train Music; Villa on the Lake; Overture; A Cold Summer. A Banks Street Film Production.


 Obscurity 
 Nailah Nombeko 

Composer's Voice presents Nailah Nombeko's "Obscurity" performed by violinist, Stanichka Dimitrova, and pianist, Noah Palmer at the Jan Hus Church, New York City, 2013.


 Piece for Solo Violin 
 Nailah Nombeko 

My Dad's Violin Documentary presents Nailah Nombeko's "Piece for Solo Violin" premiered by Stanichka Dimitrova for the Composer's Voice concert series, December 9, 2013 at the Jan Hus Church, NYC.


 HbeaRt 
 Niloufar Nourbakhsh 

The ascending lines of HbeaRt are my searching attempts for getting to a solid point. There are several random elements built into the live electronics that resemble the unexpected events of everyday life; yet, we continue to ascend.


 Native Dream 
 Pamela Sklar 

Inspired by her great respect of Native American cultures past and present, Pam's music here is also included on her CD, A Native American-Jazz Tribute. A portion of proceeds from sales of the CD are being donated to National Relief Charities, which serves over 75 reservations. www.nrcprograms.org.


 Spell 166 
 Pamela Sklar 

Inspired by the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, I wrote Spell 166 for five flutes (piccolo-bass fl) and organ.


 "Resolves" performed by cellist, Roger Morelló Ros 
 Rain Worthington 

World premiere of Resolves performed by cellist, Roger Morelló Ros


 Hourglass performed by Nataliya Medvedovskaya 
 Rain Worthington 

Nataliya Medvedovskaya's beautiful performance of my piano composition, Hourglass at Bargemusic.


 Mixed Times of Yearning 
 Rain Worthington 

A miniature for solo viola, beautifully premiered by Karen Bentley Pollick in Seattle, WA.


 What Pain Wants 
 Rebekah Driscoll 

Performed by soprano Christine Cornell and pianist Fang-Yi Chu, with text by Sonya Huber about living with chronic pain.


 ENIGMA 
 Sabrina Pena Young 

An otherworldly electronic sonic soundscape. Complex sound synthesis and visual music in an alien dreamworld. Composed by Sabrina Peña Young. Released with Young's debut electroacoustic album Origins in 2008.


 Libertaria: The Virtual Opera 
 Sabrina Pena Young 

In a post-USA dystopia teen Libertaria escapes from genetics factory and teams up with her addict father to lead a cyborg army against evil reverse-aging geneticists in this "epic" machinima opera by award-winning composer Sabrina Peña Young. Created entirely online without a single live rehearsal, Libertaria has been described as a "breakthrough opera" and "Wagner 2.0", and the first original comic book opera.


 Singing Geneticists and EPIC Cyberspace Machinima Operas 
 Sabrina Peña Young 

TEDxBuffalo. Sabrina Peña Young put together her own full opera production using crowdsourced performances and machinima: computer-generated 3-D graphics.


 Before And After the Tekke 
 Svjetlana Bukvich 

"Before and After the Tekke" was presented in the Here and Now Series at one of New York's most unique music venues—a floating barge with the backdrop of the East River and lower Manhattan skyline—as part of Journaling (part five), "a series of performances in which Dufallo documents his own work with extraordinary living composers while tracking various paths in twenty-first century music." Also on the program were compositions by Kinan Azmeh, Paul Brantley, Jaco


 Interior Designs 
 Svjetlana Bukvich 

Bukvich's collaboration with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company - a 30-minute electroacoustic score commissioned for the company's "Celebrate 30! Performance Gala" in spring 2013, premiered at Kean University, NJ.


 Once You Are Not A Stranger 
 Svjetlana Bukvich  

Music Composed, Arranged and Produced by Svjetlana Bukvich. Performed by ETHEL: Kip Jones & Corin Lee, violins, Ralph Farris, viola, Dorothy Lawson, cello. Soundtrack: Patrick Derivaz, electric bass, Svjetlana Bukvich, synthesizers. Originally commissioned by Janis Brenner and Dancers as a 40-minute collaborative media work that looks at the idea of empathy and "otherness" in a multicultural, multi-ethnic, and multi-religious world.


 Szymanowska Nocturne 
 Szymanowska Nocturne performed by Beata Moon 

Nocturne by Maria Szymanowska, She was a Polish composer who lived before Chopin and is thought to have influenced his music. Performed by Beata Moon, piano.


 Bridges Mvt. 1 Railroad Trestle Bridge 
 Victoria Bond 

Railroad Trestle Bridge in Galax, Virginia, uses the motoric rhythm of a train. The Chinese erhu and pipa evoke the sound of a fiddle and banjo playing country music. The players are John Yeh and Teresa Reilly, clarinets, Wang Guowei, erhu, Yang Wei, pipa.


 Potirion Sotiriu 
 Victoria Bond 

Based on a Greek Orthodox chant, this solo work became the basis for the piano concerto "Ancient Keys." Premiered by pianist, Paul Barnes.


 Samba 
 Victoria Bond 

U.S. Premiere: Victoria Hauk, flute; Kathryn Christensen, piano.


 'Illusion' from 'The Crimson Hand'  
 Whitney George 

'Illusion' from 'The Crimson Hand' is the overture to the staged production of the same title for chamber orchestra and fixed media. Performed by 'The Curiosity Cabinet'


 Raijin 
 Whitney George 

Raijin performed by Joe Tucker December 5, 2014, Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn NY.


 Spare Bedroom 
 Whitney George 

Spare Bedroom (Frans Zwartjes- 1970) Score by Whitney E. George, with Melissa Danas, Horn Soloist.


 Church Bells and Holiday Fair 
 Yekaterina Merkulyeva 

Pianist Vassa Shevel plays Church Bells and Holiday Fair from Piano Suite by Yekaterina Merkulyeva.


 Masks and Miracles 
 Yekaterina Merkulyeva 

Mask and Miracles (2013) performed by Vassa Shevel, piano, at New York Composers Circle concert, February 2016


 Mirage 
 Yekaterina Merkulyeva 

Mirage performed by pianist Maxim Anikushin in 2012, Long Island, NY.

 


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