Contemporary Vocal Music Database - Resonant Bodies Festival
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Composer Last NameComposer First NameComposer birth yearPiece titleDate of composition# of mvmtsLengthS= Solo voice, Pno= voice and piano, T = voice and tape, E= voice and electronics, r DB = double bass, Gtr = guitar, Vc = cello, Vl = violin, Vla = viola, Cl = clarinet, SQ = String Quartet, O = orchestra, Organ = organ, Perc = percussion, F = flute, H = harp. Ens # = any work for voice and more than one instrument where # is the number of players needed for the piece NOT including the singer (i.e. a piece for a singer + pno, F, Vl, and perc would be Ens 4. If a piece has electronics and you need a player to operate these electronics, then add that person to the ensemble size (but do not add singer to ensemble size: that's redundant. On this database, a singer is assumed.)
List of instrumentsVoice type RangePoet/lyricist nameLanguagelink for listeningLink for PDFComposer websitePublisherComposer country of origin Composer country of origin 2Performed on RBF?
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AblingerPeter1959The Real as Imaginary201216EVoice and noiseAnyGermanyy
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AdèsThomas1971Brahms200115'39"O2222+cbsn, 4320, timp, perc, stringsBaritoneAlfred Brendelhttp://www.amazon.com/America-A-Prophecy-Thomas-Ades/dp/B0000C17Q8http://thomasades.com/UK
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AdlerChristopher1972Song for a Glacial Boulder2002110'Ens 4sop sax, alto sax, tenor sax, bari saxsoprano or tenorJohn Muirhttp://www.christopheradler.comLiber Pulveris PressUSA
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AdlerChristopher1972Repudiation and Sacrifice (Music in Service of Revolution)2004112'FFluteAnyCornelius Cardewhttp://www.christopheradler.comLiber Pulveris PressUSA
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AllenJohn Clay1991Four Howe Songs2016414'PnoSopranoMarie Howehttps://soundcloud.com/clayallenmusic/sets/four-howe-songshttp://www.johnclayallen.com/USA
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AllisonShawn Brogan1976(höre)201218'Perc1 player: vibraphone, 3 thai gongs, med. tam, small tam Mezzo-sopranoRilkehttps://soundcloud.com/shawn-brogan-allison/h-reshawnballison.comShawn Brogan Allison MusicUSA
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AllisonShawn Brogan1976El Río Naciente200419'Ens 2Guitar, pianoSopranoPablo Nerudahttp://shawnballison.com/?page_id=134shawnballison.comShawn Brogan Allison MusicUSA
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AllisonShawn Brogan1976Oración200218'Ens 4+stringsalto saxophone, 2 perc., piano (prepared), chamber stringsSopranoPablo Nerudahttp://shawnballison.com/?page_id=134shawnballison.comShawn Brogan Allison MusicUSA
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AllisonShawn Brogan1976Mondnacht2014630'PnoMezzo-sopranoRilkehttp://shawnballison.com/?page_id=134shawnballison.comShawn Brogan Allison MusicUSA
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AmayaLuis Fernando1992El hombre que fue comido por los tigres (The man who was eaten by the tigers)201419'Ens 4Voice, Bb clarinet/Bass clarinet, Percussion, PianoSoprano Traditional Ikoos (Tehuantepec Istmus, México) fableNarration: English or Spanish.English: https://soundcloud.com/luis-fernando-amaya/el-hombre-que-fue-comido-por-los-tigres-english-version-dal-niente
Spanish: https://soundcloud.com/luis-fernando-amaya/el-hombre-que-fue-comido-por-los-tigres-para-cuarteto-mixto
https://www.luisfernandoamaya.com/México
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AmayaLuis Fernando1992Pregunta no.3: Fonón (Question no.3: Phonon)201817'VlVoice & ViolinMezzo-SopranoN/Ahttps://www.luisfernandoamaya.com/México
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AndersonNatasha1968More20156EVoice and electronicsFemale VoiceAustraliayes
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AndriessenLouis1939Letter from Cathy200317'Ens 5vln, hp, perc, pno, dbCathy Berberianhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6lcQnP9Or4http://www.boosey.com/composer/louis+andriessenNetherlands
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AndriessenLouis1939La Passione2002734'O3220, 2220+flugelhorn, 2perc, 2pno, synth, cimbalom, e gtr, e bass, vnsSopranoDino Campanahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGHvTHrfvHQhttp://www.boosey.com/composer/louis+andriessenBoosey & HawkesNetherlands
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AperghisGeorges14 Jactations200130'SBaritoneDurandGreeceFrance
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AperghisGeorgesPubs (1 et 2)20023'SSopranoGreeceFrance
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AtallahMaria1993La parole (pour sept instrument)201515'Ens 7vl, vlc, fl, cl, hn, pf, sopranoPaul EluardFrenchhttps://soundcloud.com/maria-atallah-1/la-parole-poeme-par-paul-eluardmariaatallah2@hotmail.comhttp://www.mariaatallahmusic.com/N/ACanadaNo
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BaesJonas1961Tatlong Tagulaylay (Three Lamentations)201737'Ens 6fl., cl., pf, vl., vlcSopranoAloysius BaesTagaloghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Wo2-m6FVUcjonas.baes@gmail.comhttp://www.composers21.com/compdocs/baesj.htmn/aPhilippinesNo
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BaltakasVykintasRi200713'ESopranoUniversalLithuania
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BalterMarcos1974Ear, Skin and Bone Riddles201016'Ens 2vln, vclSopranohttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BDVXOXU/ref=dm_sp_albhttp://www.marcosbalter.comBrazil
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BarberMatthew1980To The Roaring Wind20119 (4 with voice)25'Ens 4+perc x 4, + perc ad lib.SopranoWallace StevensEnglishhttps://youtu.be/-n1plusX48gbrbrofsvl@gmail.comRoaring Wind MusicUSA
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BaschetFlorenceBeréchit200610'EMax/MSPBaritoneJobertFrance
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BaskinNick1991Green Fields201014'P or Ens 30voice and piano or voice and small wind ensembleBaritone, but open to othersAdam Leehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSzSvUjT2sUnick.baskin@yale.eduLittle Stone PublicationsUSA
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BedrossianFranckLamento200710'EElectronicsFemale VoiceBillaudotFranceUSA
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BeecherLembit1980Three Immigrant Songs2011316'Ens 3horn, cello and pianoSopranoVarioushttps://soundcloud.com/lembit-beecher/sets/three-immigrant-songslembitbeecher@gmail.comwww.lembitbeecher.comUSA
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BeecherLembit1980Looking at Spring: Mediations on Aging201415 (9 with voice)42'Ens 5trout quintet (vl vc vla db pno)sopranoLiza Balkanhttps://vimeo.com/102555300lembitbeecher@gmail.comhttp://lembitbeecher.com/site/music/looking-at-spring-meditations-on-aging/USA
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BeecherLembit1980Stay Asleep from "I Have No Stories To Tell You"201413'Pnovoice and piano OR voice and small baroque ensembleMezzo-sopranoHannah Moscovitchhttps://soundcloud.com/lembit-beecher/i-have-no-stories-to-telllembitbeecher@gmail.comwww.lembitbeecher.comUSA
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BeecherLembit1980A Paradoxical Thing from "Looking at Spring"201412'30"SSopranoLiza Balkanhttps://vimeo.com/102555300 (at 32:55)lembitbeecher@gmail.comwww.lembitbeecher.comUSA
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BeecherLembit1980Thee Songs of Remembered Love2011310'Dbdouble bass and tape (optional piano and cello)SopranoTaimi Lepasaar / Lembit Beecherlembitbeecher@gmail.comwww.lembitbeecher.comUSA
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BeharAlbert1991Circle Square Triangle20144ESoprano and electronicsFemale VoiceUSAy
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BellGelsey1982The Scientists Say, from Scaling20114PercVoice and pianoAnyUSAy
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BellGelsey1982Cradle, from Our Defensive Measurements20135PercVoice and metallophoneAnyUSAy
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BermelDerekMar de Setembro2011113'Ens 142 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes (english horn), 2 clarinets (A, bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (contrabassoon); 2 horns, 2 trumpets; harp, 2 percussion; stringsMezzo-sopranoEugénio de AndradePortuguesehttp://www.derekbermel.com/solo-mar-de-setembro-1derekbermel.comUSA
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BloomDavid1990Daybreak201616Ens 2double bass, celloMezzo-sopranoLiu Zhiabo, translated by Jeffrey YangUSA
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BodorKatherine1994Absent an Adjustment201818'Ens 4voice, clarinet, violin, viola, double basscoloraturaDavid Wallace-WellsEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/user-476337316/absent-an-adjustmenthttps://www.katherinebodor.com/N/AISAHungaryNo
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BohigianJoseph1993Trio201218'Ens 2Alto, Alto Saxophone, and PianoAltohttps://soundcloud.com/joey-bohigian/triojosephbohigian.comUSA
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BottiSusan1962Listen, my heart #13, from Bird Songs20154PercVoice and percussionSubo MusicUSA
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BottiSusan1968Words 2 (from Dido refuses to speak)20104'VcSopranoLinda GregersonSubo MusicUSA
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BracciGiuliano1980Dalla pietra200916'Ens 4vl, vla, cello, accordionSopranoMichelangelo BuonarrotiItalianhttps://soundcloud.com/giulianobracci/dalla-pietrahttp://giulianobracci.com/Ars PublicaItaly
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BracciGiuliano1980Una notte2017110'OSopranoEmily DickinsonEnglishhttp://giulianobracci.com/notes/una-notte/giulianobracci@gmail.comhttp://giulianobracci.com/Italy
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BracciGiuliano1980Solo201516'SSopranoEmily DickinsonEnglish / Sign Languagehttps://vimeo.com/165156279giulianobracci@gmail.comhttp://giulianobracci.com/Italy
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BraunEthan1987Prelude2017112'E, Gtrvoice, electronics, electric guitarSopranon/an/ahttps://soundcloud.com/ethanbraun/prelude-to-an-opera/s-jf9UPethan.j.braun@protonmail.comhttp://ethanbraun.comEthan Braun MusicUSA
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BraunEthan1987Ascending201518Ovoice, orchestra, and electronicsSoprano/Tenortraditional songMandarinhttps://soundcloud.com/ethanbraun/ascending-for-voice-orchestra-and-sinewavesethan.j.braun@protonmail.comhttp://ethanbraun.comEtha Braun MusicUSA
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BridghamMatthew1989sweetfeather201415'Pnopianobaritone (maybe mezzo)Kat Finchhttps://soundcloud.com/matthewbridgham/sweetfeather-nyfos-feb-2015https://issuu.com/matthewbridgham/docs/sweetfeatherwww.matthewbridgham.comAlanala MusicUSA
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BrownEliza1985Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (after Mahler)201319'Ens 1, Tvoice, cello, electronics (fixed)C4-B5Friederich Rückerthttps://soundcloud.com/eliza-brown/ich-bin-der-welt-abhanden-1/s-8IgNqhttp://issuu.com/elizabrown/docs/brown_-_ich_bin_der_welt_-_scorehttp://elizabrown.net/Eliza Brown MusicUSA
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BrownEliza1985When I Shall Have Grown Old200715'Percvoice and vibraphoneSopranoEliza Brownhttp://issuu.com/elizabrown/docs/brown_-_when_i_shall_have_grown_oldhttp://elizabrown.net/Eliza Brown MusicUSA
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BrownEliza1985Three Fragments after Schumann and Eisler201036'Pnovoice and pianomezzo-sopranoEliza Brownhttp://issuu.com/elizabrown/docs/brown_-_three_fragments_-_score_9b9b441d33bff9http://elizabrown.net/Eliza Brown MusicUSA
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BrownGregory1974Caliban in After-Life2014115'Ens 2piano and violinsopranoTodd HearonEnglishhttp://www.gregorywbrown.com/music/caliban-in-after-life/http://www.gregorywbrown.com/music/caliban-in-after-life/http://www.gregorywbrown.com/Moss End PressUSA
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BudinichJames1990Love's Lost Words2016410'Ens 2Mezzo-soprano, cello, pianoMezzo-sopranoSarah TeasdaleEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/james-budinich/sets/loves-lost-wordsjames.budinich@gmail.comhttp://www.jamesbudinich.comUSACroatiaNo
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BudinichJames1990Your Plaintive Anthem2018112'Ens 6Soprano, flute, bass cl / clarinet, piano, violin, viola, celloSopranoD4-F5John KeatsEnglishjames.budinich@gmail.comhttp://www.jamesbudinich.comUSACroatiaNo
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BudinichJames1990Separate Realities2016518'VlaSoprano, viola, and fixed electronicsSopranoWilliam Blake, Hafez, Mother Ann Lee, Hildegard, Carlos CastanedaEnglish, Latinhttp://jamesbudinich.bandcamp.com/album/separate-realitiesjames.budinich@gmail.comhttp://www.jamesbudinich.comUSACroatiaNo
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BukvichSvjetlana1967Interior Designs: Tattoo 201314.31PnoVoice, Piano, ElectronicsMezzo-sopranoSvjetlana BukvichEnglishhttps://www.reverbnation.com/svjetlanamusic/song/25320921-interior-designs-tattoo-430http://svjetlanamusic.com/cbco musicBosnia and Herzegovina/Former YugoslaviaUSANo
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CampionEdmundMe200220'EMax/MSPBaritoneUSA
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CapperauldJaySojourn Aufenthalt4'PnoSopranohttps://t.co/HJJbSOpxDcUSA
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CareyChristian1973Prayer201112'trumpet, trombonebass cl., trumpet, tromboneBaritoneC3-F#4Mackowski, JoannieEnglishhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrN6fC0KBfohttps://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4IQUsVW-eDBSHFtbloxRGtjNjQwww.christianbcarey.comFile Under MusicUSA
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CarterElliott1908-2012La Musique20072SSolo voiceSopranoUSAy
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CarterElliottLa Musique20072'SSopranoBooseyUSA
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CasellasStephen Vincent1991River of Grass20179'Ens 13Soprano, Fl. Oboe, Cl., Bass Cl. Bsn., Timp., 2 Perc., SQSopranoC5-D6Stephen Vincent CasellasEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/stephen-vincent-casellas/river-of-grasssvcasellas@gmail.comsvcasellas.comUSA
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CasellasStephen VIncent1991Sora20145'OMezzo-Soprano, String OrchestraMezzo-sopranoA3-A5Stephen Vincent CasellasEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/stephen-vincent-casellas/sora-1svcasellas@gmail.comsvcasellas.comUSA
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CasellasStephen Vincent1991Beautiful Mind2016930'PnoTenor, PianoTenorB3-B5Stephen Vincent CasellasEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/stephen-vincent-casellas/sets/beautiful-mindsvcasellas@gmail.comsvcasellas.comUSA
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CassidyAaron1976I, Purples, Spat Blood, Laugh of Beautiful Lips20065SSolo voiceAnyUSA
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CerroneChristopher1984I will learn to love a person 2013518Pnovoice and pianosopranoTao Lin (taolin.info/)https://soundcloud.com/psny/christopher-cerrone-i-will-learn-to-love-a-person-version-for-soprano-and-pianoUSA
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CharneyJason1990The Hypno-Domme Speaks and Speaks and Speaks201618'Evoice and computerMezzo-sopranoEb3 - F#5Patricia LockwoodEnglishhttps://soundcloud.com/jasoncharney/the-hypno-domme-speaks-and-speaks-and-speaks-2016https://www.dropbox.com/s/xurnqoti6uvz20g/Hypno-Domme.pdf?dl=0www.jasoncharney.comUSAno
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CharvetPierreL'ombre de la lune20017'EComputerFrance
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ChaseRyan1987Only a Dream20143ESoprano and electronicsFemale VoiceUSA
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ChoateEric1990Rhoetke Songs2014312Pnosoprano, pianocoloraturaEnglishhttp://www.ericchoate.com/vocal.htmlwww.ericchoate.comUSA
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ChoateEric1990Charmes2015415Pnosoprano, pianosopranoFrenchhttp://www.ericchoate.com/vocal.htmlhttp://www.ericchoate.com/Charmes.pdfwww.ericchoate.comUSA
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CoJabez1989the Jabberwock201318'Ens 4Fl. (picc. & A.Fl.), Vla., Cb., Hp.mezzo-soprano (or soprano)Lewis Carrollhttps://soundcloud.com/jabezco/the-jabberwockjabez.co@gmail.comhttp://jabezsamuelco.com/USAPhilippines
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ColeElliot1984[unnamed piece] from Dreams and Nightmares20143ESoprano and electronicsFemale VoiceUSAy
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ColemanPaul1974Mock Me, from Swarm20086EVoice and electronicsSopranoUSA
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CollDavid1980inferno20059Ens 2soprano, flute, trumpetSopranohttps://soundcloud.com/davidcoll/inferno-for-soprano-flute-andhttps://davidcoll.wordpress.comUSA
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CollDavid1980Position, influence20078Esoprano & sound sculpture (electronics)Sopranohttps://vimeo.com/55488902https://davidcoll.wordpress.comUSA
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CollDavid1980Act201412Osoprano & large ens.Sopranohttps://soundcloud.com/davidcoll/act-2e2mhttps://davidcoll.wordpress.comUSA
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CollDavid1980Please Me, Place Me20178SQsoprano, string 4etSopranohttps://soundcloud.com/davidcoll/please-me-place-me-2017-for-soprano-and-string-quartet-tony-arnold-and-third-angle-quartethttps://davidcoll.wordpress.comUSA
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CollinsDave1991The Sick Rose20111GtrFemale voice and GuitarFemale Voice (Soprano or Mezzo)William Blakedave.collins91@hotmail.co.ukwww.davecollinsmusic.comDave Collins MusicUK
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CooperJacob1980Silver Threads20136 (individual songs can be performed separately)49'EN/Asoprano or mezzoBasho, Greg Brownderville, Tarfia Faizullah, Kristin Kelly, Dora Malech, Zach SavichUSA
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CooperJacob1980For Time To Pour200616'Ens 2Vc, vibraphonesoprano or mezzoYuka IgarashiUSA
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CreanRoss1975For Atticus, the Moonlight's Lover20156 (one monodrama)20'Ens 2Voice, piano, cello, and dancerMezzo-sopranoRoss Creanhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975Werifesteria (A Monodrama for Mezzo-Soprano & Pierrot Ensemble)20165 movements (one monodrama)25'Ens 5Voice, Flute+piccolo, A Clarinet+Bb Clarinet+Bass Clarient, Violin+Viola, Cello, and PianoMezzo-SopranoRoss Creanhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975The Passive-Aggressive's Guide to Mother Goose20155 (individual songs can be performed separately) 13'PnoVoice and pianoMezzo-SopranoRoss Creanhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975The First Fragment, from The Great God Pan201512'31"PnoVoice, piano, and prepared pianoTenorRoss Creanhttps://soundcloud.com/ross-crean/the-first-fragment-from-the-opera-the-great-god-panhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975Gethsemane, from The Great God Pan201513'29"PnoVoice and pianoSopranoRoss Creanhttps://soundcloud.com/ross-crean/gethsemane-from-the-opera-the-great-god-panhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975In the Garden, from The Great God Pan201513'30"PnoVoice and prepared pianoMezzo or ContraltoRoss Creanhttps://soundcloud.com/ross-crean/in-the-garden-from-the-opera-the-great-god-panhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CreanRoss1975Chicago and December201517'PnoVoice and pianoSoprano W. S. Di Pierohttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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Crean Ross1975The Third Fragment, from The Great God Pan201513'54"PnoVoice, piano, and prepared pianoBass-BaritoneRoss Creanhttps://soundcloud.com/ross-crean/the-third-fragment-from-the-opera-the-great-god-panhttp://www.rosscrean.comKnight & Thorne Music/ASCAPUSA
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CrumbGeorge1929In the Forest of Clocks, from The Yellow Moon of Andalusia20143PnoVoice and amplified pianoSopranoUSAy
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CzernowinChaya1957Adiantum Capillus-Veneris, Etudes in fragility for voice and breath I20155SSolo voiceanyIsrael
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DalbavieMarc-AndréLigne de fuite20012'BillaudotFrance
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DanajloskaEvdokijaDédoublement20048'EComputerFemale VoiceMacedonia
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DaviesTansy1973Greenhouses200313'Ens 2Double bass and percussionSopranoRachel Corriehttp://www.tansydavies.com/?50,Defaulthttp://www.tansydavies.com/UK
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DaviesTansy1973Troubairitz2005818'PercSoprano12th century Provençal poems trans. Derek Mahonhttp://nonclassical.greedbag.com/buy/tansy-davies-troubairitz-1/http://www.tansydavies.com/UK
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DavisD. Edward1980early201518'Evoice, digital playbackMezzo-sopranoD. Edward Davisenglisheddie@warmsilence.orghttp://sound.warmsilence.orgUSA
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Del TrediciDavid1937On Wings of Song2004533'Pnovoice, pianoSopranoDavid Brunetti, Carla Drysdale, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Henry Francis Lyte, Edward Fieldwww.daviddeltredici.comBoosey and HawkesUSA
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DeyoeNicholas19813 Dickinson Songs2009320Ens 2alto flute, guitarsoprano + mezzoUSA
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DeyoeNicholas1981immer wieder (quintet)201513.5Ens 4bass cl, trombone, cello, pianoSopranoUSA
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DeyoeNicholas1981Finally, the cylindrical voids tapping along2016613Ens 4flute, trombone, cello, basssopranoUSA
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DeyoeNicholas1981still getting rid of (orchestra)2011523Oorchestrasoprano + mezzoUSA
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DeyoeNicholas19815 McCallum Songs2011512Pnosoprano, pianosopranoUSA
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DeyoeNicholas1981Ace Farren Ford Songs2014517Pnomezzo, pianoMezzo-sopranoUSA
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