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TitleComposerYearDurationRangeLanguageAuthorWritten for (performers)
Commissioned by (festivals, foundations, etc)
Published byBass NotesAccessories?Other Notes...
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Psalm 42 - As a deerAcevedo, David20190:09:30Ab3 - D6Englishpsalm 42confluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
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Deus ex machinaAmar, Talia20160:07:00G3 - B5EnglishWhitman, Frost, al HariziDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)selfiPhone, speaker
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En face de...Anderson, Barry19760:15:00French (?)tape track
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El Mosquito de la TrompetillaAngulo, Eduardo20080:06:00SpanishLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio Rojasmany bartok pizz'sCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008)
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Spring EssenceAskim, Peter0:08:30English Vietnamese poems, translatedJudith Kellockself
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Pale leaves on wet black boughAsplund, Christian19960:03:45D4-G5EnglishLara CadlandFrog Peak Musicpart of larger work (?)
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Tiergarten: Das EinhornAylward, John20180:05:00Eflat4 - Bflat5GermanRainer Maria RilkeDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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Tiergarten: Der PantherAylward, John20180:02:30F#4 - B5GermanRainer Maria RilkeDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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Tiergarten: The SwanAylward, John20180:04:00F4 - C6GermanRainer Maria RilkeDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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Vidi l'angelo nel marmoBalch, Katherine20150:07:00D4 - B5ItalianMichelangelo (attributed)Departure Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)selfscoradatura (D-F#-D-G)binder clip, tin foil
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PhrasesBalch, Katherine20170:08:00C#4 - B-flat5FrenchRimbaudselfjingle bell preparationjingle bells
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Kabara's LullabyBarker, Paul Alan20080:07:00
part transcription, part Kul!khasi (lost African language)
Lourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio Rojasself
CD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008). part of "Three Lullabies"
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12th Century Love LetterBarkin, ElaineEnglish, LatinMimmi Fulmer, Bert Turetzky
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AMABauer, Matthias2017Anna Clementi, Matthias Bauerselfbassist vocalisesgraphic score
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Three Songs of Remembered LoveBeecher, Lembit2009-20110:11:00G3 - A5English
excerpts from documentary oratorio "And Then I Remember"
Mary Bonhag, Evan PremoselfSolo tuning
Recording (provided by composer?)
optional cello/piano
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VoicesBeerman, Burton19980:09:30English (?)John Gracen BrownAmerican Composers Alliance, New York8 short mvmts
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Reise med bat uten batBibalo, Antonio19980:11:00D4 - B5NorwegianCecilie LoevidAdiswil: Pizzicato Verlag Helvetia
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Hard Workin' WomanBorzelli, Silvia20110:06:00D#4 - C#6EnglishDeborah Lacks interview fragmentsDario Calderone, Livia Radofirst performance: Festival L'Arsenale 2011self
spazzolato/brushing. circular bow.
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John CondonBowden, Georgina20180:05:00EnglishAnna Rea, James Trowbridge
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Two Wilde PoemsBozich, Joseph20170:20:00
Gsharp3 - Csharp5
EnglishOscar WildeDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)crowdfundingself
original version has scordattura
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Lieder - zum 19.12Bredemeyer, Rainer 1979German (?)
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Four Songs for LorcaBryant, Joshua20100:08:00A#3 - F#4EnglishFederico Garcia Lorca (translated)Liz Pearseself
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Lauda 29 (O divine virgo, flore)Bryars, Gavin2003-20080:03:00Italianmedieval LaudeAnna Maria FrimanSchott, Londonpart of "Laude Cortonese," Vol. 3
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StrifeChowenhill, Richard2011-20120:11:00C4 - B5English
Williams Carlos Williams, Ginsberg, Gregory Corso
self3 movements
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šìRCiceri, Carlo20160:09:00Hélène Fauchére, Uli FusseneggerMilan: Suvini Zerboni5 string (likely)5 tuned glasses
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UnbelongingClarke, Desmond20170:08:00flexibleEnglishBethan VincentBethan Vincent, Desmond ClarkeYork: Resolution of Soundself
laptop, 2 mics, pure data patch, PA
time flexible (7-10'); semi-improvised
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CantilenaClementi, Aldo1989-90C4 - C#5vocaliseJoël (poss. Joëlle Léandre?)Milan: Edizioni Suvini Zerbonivocalise. two mvmts. low.
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StanzasCohen, Fred1995EnglishMary Wollstonecraft ShelleyMimmi Fulmer, Bert Turetzky
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Song for EuropeCrane, Laurence2019Susanna Wallumrød, Dan StyffeUltima Music Festival
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Arapkade Kanter, Fant2011/20130:03:00DutchSascha TchernyChristianne Stotijn
setting of prayer. movement 3 of larger work.
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The Ugly DucklingDeak, Jon19800:09:00A3 - B5EnglishRichard Hartshorne, Lucy Sheltonselfonly part 1 sop/db; part 2 w/ string quartet
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Pied BeautyDembski, Stephen20020:03:00D4 - F#5EnglishGerard Manley HopkinsMimmi Fulmer, Brett Turetskyself
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A l'HommeDharmoo, Gabriel20010:12:00C4 - E6French
letter from Vaslav Nijinski to Sergeï Diaghilev
self
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Aging SorrowDíaz, Nino20030:04:00EnglishDarlene Kistpremiered by Marta Fiol, Rafael Esteve Barcelona: PERIFERIA Sheet Musicspeaking and singing
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Seer/Seen
Diener-Bennett, Jesse
20190:10:00Bflat3-B5EnglishcomposerDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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A Roaring FlameDillon, James1981-19820:11:00G3 - Bflat4
Gaelic, Provencal
Scots Gaelic trad., Alexander Carmichaeldedication: Kevin and Sue RandallEdition Petershandbell, shells (?)
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Songs of the TransformedDubiel, Joseph19830:12:00G3 - A5EnglishMargaret Atwoodself
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Diosa del AguaEcheverría, Jesús20080:03:30Spanishpossibly folk song?Lourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio Rojasfinger cymbals or crotales?CD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008)
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GorriónEcheverría, Jesús20080:03:30Spanishpossibly folk song?Lourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio RojasCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008)
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Der SchauendeFabricius, Jacob1998Denmark: Edition S
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NottiFénelon, Philippe19900:10:00
French or Italian
composer is poetJoëlle Léandre
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To A StrangerFinck, Ledah20160:08:00G3-D5EnglishLouna Dekker-Vargasself
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IlerqorsutinFrounberg, Ivar19780:12:00Bflat 3- E4
Danish or French
traditional stories
Danish Composer's Society/KODA's Funds for Cultural and Socia Purposes
Denmark: Samfundet5 string NOT preferred
6 small movements, spatial notation, bass player speaks story at the end
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LotófagosFurrer, Beat20070:11:00G4 - C6SpanishJosé Ángel ValenteBärenreiter Verlag Basel5-string, gymnasticspart of larger "Lotofagos" piece
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A Thousand Pieces Broken (I-IV)Gerometta, Isabella20190:07:00F3-C6Vocaliseconfluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
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Family Recipe for BiscuitsGibson, Sarah20150:12:00Dflat4 - E5EnglishAaron FullertonMaggie Hasspacherself
written originally for Maggie to play/sing at the same time
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Long White MoonlightGilbert, Anthony1980EnglishLondon: Schott Music Limited"six songs of five seasons"
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De Mí à la Estrella
González Martínez, Arturo
20080:04:45SpanishLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio RojasCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008)
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Canto Marino: No. 1, ¡Oh, Marinero!
Gonzalez-Medina, Eduardo
20080:03:00SpanishRosina CondeLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio RojasselfCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008), set of 3.
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Canto Marino: No. 2, Ven, sálvame de las profundidades
Gonzalez-Medina, Eduardo
20080:04:00SpanishRosina CondeLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio RojasselfCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008). set of 3.
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Canto Marino: No. 3, Si vieres al marinero
Gonzalez-Medina, Eduardo
20080:02:30SpanishRosina CondeLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio RojasselfCD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008). set of 3.
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Three Rabbinical SayingsGordon, Michael Zev20020:08:00Talmud, Chassidic sourcesself
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TOHUWABOHUGrünhagen, Norbert1980?German (?)Jane Manning, Barry Guy
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CATERWAULHarper, Edward19860:09:00EnglishRoger SavageJane Manning, Barry GuyOxford: Oxford University Press
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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
Hayes, Edward0:08:00EnglishDylan Thomas
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Goho ol OllogHeld, Alexander20180:07:00Bflat3 - Bflat5Enochianselfscordattura
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AmoreHoffman, Allen1966
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Haunted and HomelessHolmen, Jexper20050:07:00Denmark: Edition Samplification, effect processor
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Three SongsIsaacson, Katelyn20170:08:30EnglishKatelyn Isaacson, Ryan Bairdpremiered at unSUNg, Los Angeles, 2017
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Pastor Hicks' FarewellJaeger, Shawn20060:05:00E-flat4 - B5Englishsource: Appalachian folk songMary Bonhag, Evan Premoself
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In Old VirginnyJaeger, Shawn20070:08:00D4 - B5Englishsource: Appalachian folk songMary Bonhag, Evan Premoself
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keeper of sheepJang, Alex20160:13:00B3 - A-flat4PortugueseFernando PessoaMaria Eduardo Mendes Martinsselftoy pianovery, very quiet. atmospheric piece
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NightbayJenni, Donald Martin19750:10:00vocalise, swahiliCandance Natvig, Jon English (Muziek Nu)American Composers Allianceneeds further research...
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Evil's PeakJohnson, Mikhail20190:20:00B3 - C6
Jamaican Patois
composerDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)selfTotentanz
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The Divine ImageJohnston, Ben19750:05:00D#4 - A5EnglishWilliam BlakeVermont: Smith Publications
JUST INTONATION! Single, excerptable movement from larger work with chamber ensemble (Songs of Innocence)
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Three Songs for Soprano and Double Bass
Julio, Jay20180:09:00C4-A5EnglishLouise Glückconfluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)selfjingle bell preparation mvmt 3
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Confronting Distance: Moment. Perception. Reaction
Kennaugh, Adam20190:12:00Bflat3-B5EnglishAdam KennaughDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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DecliningKennedy, John20180:07:30E4 - C5
Phonemes (pronouns)
Departure Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)Spoleto Festival, 2018SFNM Editions
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yes I said yes I will yesKirsten, Amy Beth20120:07:00EnglishJames Joyce - UlyssesLindsey and Robin KesselmanKickstarterbad wolf publishing, ASCAPbassist sings
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emojiconsKoh, Emily20180:11:00F3 - C#5PhonemesDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)self
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Einige Satze aus den Sudelbuchern Georg Christoph Lichtenbergs
Kurtag, Gyorgy1999-20010:18:00F3 - A5GermanGeorg Christoph LichtenbergEditio Musica Budapest5-string
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SalmoLavista, Mario2006-20070:11:30LatinlaudeteLourdes Ambriz, Luis Antonio Rojasselfscordaturafinger cymbals or crotales?CD: Cuerpo del Verano (2008)
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Fire and IceLerdahl, Fred20150:07:00B4 - F6EnglishFrostTanglewood Music CenterNew York: Schottnon-vib high stuffhigh F is sustained
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The Ornithologia (Or the Phenomenal Unfettering of One Philomela)
Levin, Aaron Israel20190:16:00G3 - B5English
composer and adaptations from Zhuangzi and Brothers Grimm
confluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
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VULNERRLewis, Daniel20180:18:00English, FrenchvariousDeparture Duo (Nina Guo, Eddie Kass)crowdfundingself
masks, radio, metal can, paper, sandpaper, bass preparations, mallet, vibrating implement
improvisation
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Plain Truths from Timothy DexterLiberatore, John20110:10:00B3 - C6EnglishTimothy DexterAmanda de Boer Bartlettself clamp preparationclothespins
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BereniceLiberda, Bruno1974Wien: Ariadne Verlag
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A Long and a Sad TaleLister, Rodney19810:02:00E-flat4 - E-flat5EnglishLewis Carrollself
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[Songs for soprano and double bass]
Lockhart, Annetta197-?
Spanish/English?
William Bronk?5 movements
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Weather and Mouth MusicLuff, Enid1980Dsharp4 - C6Vocalise?London: Primaveravery theatrical
many extended techniques for singer. open-ish timing notation. improv'd sections. Berio sequenza-esque.
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Dowland SongsLuhmann, Grant20190:11:00B3 - C6English
Anonymous, Anonymous, Robert Devereaux
confluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
contact mic (bass), foot pedal, laptop w/ MaxMSP
amplified
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Soft morning, City!Machover, Todd19800:23:00D4 - C6EnglishJames Joyce - Finnegan's WakeGulbenkian FoundationSté Ami. Editions Ricordi.tape from composer
tessitura quite high (LOTS above the staff). a lot of coloratura all over the staff.
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With thee conversing I forget all time
Marchettini, Paolo20180:05:30C4-C6EnglishJohn Miltonconfluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
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Mínimes
Maria Mestres-Quadreny, Josep
2008CatalanAlbert Mestres
Barcelona: Tritó Edicions. Editorial: La mà de Guida.
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Like JehuMartin, Frédérick19960:08:00Frenchcomposerself
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Swift wind: cantata 2 for voice and double bass
McDermott, Vincent19740:08:00EnglishAeschylus, Blake, Hopkins, Whitman
antique cymbals, claves or woodblocks
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MoonsongsMcGuire, Edward19790:10:00
Spanish/Chinese?
Hlub, Federico Garcia Lorca, Pablo Neruda, Lu Hsun
Jane Manning, Barry Guy (premiered Jan 6 1980)
Jane ManningScotland: Scottish Music Centre
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All mute things speak todayMeretzky, Lila20190:06:00B3 - E5YiddishAnna MargolinLigament (Anika Kildegaard, Will Yager)self
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Strange AttractorsMucci, John19940:14:00English
Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Laurence Hope
selfthree movements
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A Queen to FallMurphy, Ben20160:02:30C4 - D6EnglishEuripidesself
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Impromptu d'OhioNarboni, Francois19940:07:00English?Samuel Beckett?
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Accept!Neher, Patrick1994Englishe.e. cummingsISG Publications, Tucson, Arizona
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MemoirNguyen, Nhat20180:12:00A3-B5VietnameseNhat Nguyenconfluss (Amber Evans, Sam Zagnit)self
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Il Romanticismo de Lucrezia e Cesare
Nielson, Lewis20150:30:00Italianself
staging, lighting, costumes, pre-recorded tracks
opera!
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Ten Types of Hospital VistorOrr, Buxton19860:21:00EnglishCharles Causley
performed by tenor on "Buxton Orr: Songs" album (Naxos).
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La Madeleine de la Ste. BaumeOsborne, Nigel1979French?
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I, MedusaPalmer, John20190:13:40C4 - Bb5EnglishcomposerViktoriia Vitrenko, Nazar Stetsfunds from StuttgartComposers Edition
electronics (live processing & tape part), quadraphonic amplification, stage directions (incl. lighting)
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Canzoni al SolPierini, Stefano20160:14:30FrenchVincent Van Gogh, Nietzsche, ArtaudDario Calderoneself