|Elizabeth J. Start – Kalamazoo, Michigan – (269)598-5090 – Email|
...kudos to the Chicago Youth Concert Orchestra ...and conductor
Terrance Gray for opening the program with Elizabeth Start's engaging Buoyancy. The work is a bustle of rhythmic energy, tightly assembled,...
To Hildegard (2014) for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass and harp (6 minutes)
written for Andrea Ceccomori and the Assisi Sacred Music Festival
Three Pieces for Theremin and Electric Cello (2008) 1. Clara, 2. Lev, 3. Afterthoughts (12 minutes)
Ain’t That Trillin’? (2008) A Mazurka for solo piano (8 minutes)
Rag Tag (2008) for flute, violin, and cello (4 minutes)
True Blue (2008) for flute, violin, and cello (4 minutes)
Tangled Tango (2008) for flute, violin, and cello (3 minutes)
A Love Song (2008) for solo cello (4 minutes), for Marion and Con
Dance Images (2008) for violin and mridangam (South Indian drum) (8 minutes)
Migration Too (2008) for violin and mridangam (South Indian drum) (8 minutes), arranged by Start from her piece for violin, piano and mridangam
Suite (2008) for violin and mridangam (South Indian drum) 1.Overture/Procession, 2.Tango, 3.Dalliance, 4.Olden Days (15 minutes)
Chen’s March (2008), for solo cello, arrangement of “Volunteer’s March” with original interlude section (4 minutes)
Scottish Fantasy (2007) for solo mandolin (10 minutes)
Magic Carpet Ride (2007), for electric cello and orchestra (6 minutes), arrangement of Moreve/Kay tune, done with permission of publisher
Roundabout (2007) for solo clarinet (9 minutes)
Elizabethan Fantasy (2007) for solo cello (7 minutes), for Walter
Buoyancy (2007) for concert band (10 minutes), arranged by Start from her piece for orchestra by the same name
Masks (2007) for electric cello (with wah, flanger, and distortion) and piano (9 minutes)
Early Reflections (2007) for mridangam (S. Indian drum) and string orchestra (9 minutes), written for Rohan Krishnamurthy and the String Orchestra of Kalamazoo, Barry Ross, conductor
Dreams of Summer (2007) for string quartet, string quintet (2 vln, vla, vc, cb), string orchestra, OR string orchestra combining intermediate and advanced players (9 minutes) Commissioned by Chamber Music for Fun in honor of founder Phyllis Jansma
Toward Dance, Too (2007) for piano quintet (8 minutes)
Look to the Lord and be Radiant (2006) for SATB a cappella choir (4 minutes)
Unity (2006) for flute/piccolo and harp/electric harp (9 minutes), written for Capriccio (Donna Milanovich and Stephen Hartman)
Knot (2006) for violoncello and double bass (9 minutes), written for David Murray
Union (2006) for solo violoncello (3 minutes), written for Jon and Mary Beth
Migration (2006) for violin, mridangam (South Indian drum) and piano (8 minutes)
Truth, Justice, And... (2006)for flute, English Horn, percussion, piano, and electric cello with wah, flanger, digital delay and distortion (15 minutes)
Water Music (2005) for mezzo-soprano, bass-baritone, and mandolin orchestra (15 minutes) settings of poems by Conrad Hilberry
Aelwyd (2005) for organ (5 minutes)
Echoes (2005) for mridangam and string orchestra (6 minutes)
Pale Cliffs (2005) for mandolin and guitar, 8 minutes
One last Sign Song: The Double Flail or theDouble Hook (2005) for mezzo-soprano, flute, viola, and harp, 5 minutes
Thursday Afternoon (2004) for young string orchestra, 3 minutes
Duo (2004) for English Horn and Cello, dedicated to Pozzi Escot (7 minutes)
Duo is also available arranged alto sax and cello
Air Swiftly Flies (2004) for cello and piano (I. Arioso, II. Meditation, III. Poco frenetica) (15 minutes)
Air Swiftly Flies is also available arranged for violin and piano, or flute and piano
Carol (10/2003) for SATB chorus and optional bells (4 minutes)
The Animals (10/2003) for SATB chorus and optional bells (4 minutes)
Shepherd (11/2003) for SATB chorus and cello (5 minutes)
Bits-O-Bugs (10/2003) for flute and harp (10 minutes)
Three Etudes (2003) for Electric Cello and Processing (10 minutes)
Buoyancy (2003) for orchestra (8 minutes)
Nature Concert: Bugs and Things (2003) for soprano, oboe, clarinet, percussion, string quartet, children’s choir, adult choir, Suzuki violins and cellos, and middle school flute choir (1 hour)
Smatterings (2003) for narrator, flute, clarinet, English horn, cello, piano, and personal percussion (15 minutes)
How it comes for reader and cello (2001) Collaboration with writer Gail Griffin 15 minutes
Coruscations for solo piano (2001) 6 minutes
Bass Break for four contrabasses (2001) 4 minutes
Flurries for cello and percussion (2001) 8 minutes
Lament for the Atlanta Ballet Musicians for flute, clarinet, cello, percussion, and piano (2000) 8 minutes
Seagull Blues for cello ensemble (8-12 players) (2000) 10 minutes
Reliefs for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, percussion, cello and piano (2000) 12 minutes
Hiraeth for shakuhachi, pipa, and cello (2000) 15 minutes
MADOG-Musings for Youth Orchestra (2000) 10 minutes
Verdisimilitude for solo cello (1998) 15 minutes
Duologue for flute and cello (1996) 12 minutes
Duologue is also available arranged alto sax and cello
Deuce for violin and cello (1996) 8 minutes
Fanfare for three Trumpets (1996)
Blessed Wisdom for SATB choir (1995) 8 minutes
Jack for cellist-narrator (1995) - 10 minutes
Quartettsatz for string quartet (1994) - 9 minutes
Fedge Stück for guitar (1994) - 9 minutes
Entanglements for three celli (1994) - 5 minutes
Passage: Four songs without words for cl., bsn, hrn, vln and bass (1993) - 13 min.
Quatrefoil for Cello Quartet (1993) - 8 min.
Trestle Tang for Brass Quintet (1993) - 8 min.
Sometime Saturday for three violins (or 2 violins and viola) and two cellos (1993) - 3 min.
ODE for oboe (1993) - 8 min.
Fanfare for brass quintet (1992) - 5 min.
Apparitions for piano (1992) - 8 min.
Transmigration for alto flute and guitar (1992) - 7 min.
Fanfare for Orchestra (1991) "for the Centennial" - 4 min.
Cycles for mixed chorus (1991) - 7 min.
Sonata for cello and piano (1991) - 20 min.
Distortions for the Yamaha MIDI Grand Piano, and for acoustic piano (1990) - 9 min.
Contortions for oboe, harp, and cello (1990) - 9 min.
String Suite for high school orchestra (1990) - 8 min.
Three Sign Songs for soprano, flute, and cello (1990) - 12 min.
Excursion for string orchestra (1989) - 10 min.
Goat Songs for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (1989) - 13 min.
Corrugations for 13 flutes (1989) - 12 min.
Residuals for solo piano (1988) - 10 min.
Ramifications for solo flute (1988) - 8 min.
Hornstück for solo horn (1987) - 8 min.
Four Movements for Mixed Ensemble for flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, 2 violas, and 2 cellos (1986) - 18 min.
Three Songs for soprano and cello (1986) - 7 min.
Unicorn for electronic tape (1984) - 7 min.
little girl for electronic tape (1984) - 6 min.
Divergence for cello and tape (1984) - 7 min.
Four Briefs for solo cello (1984) - 8 minutes
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