253 Works

Quatuor Pour Temps Incertains (Part 3: Violin)

Anthony J. Elia
The “Quatuor pour temps incertains” is a Quartet for Bb Clarinet, Violin, ‘Cello, and Piano, inspired by the work “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” by Oliver Messiaen. The present work is also in 8-movements, and composed with the same instrumentation as Messiaen’s work. The parts are based on aspects of life, memory, spirit, and prayer, for example, though not directly tied to Messiaen’s biblical inspirations. The composer of the present work first got the...

Serenade for Flugelhorn and Harp

Anthony J. Elia
This short work is a serenade for flugelhorn and harp, written by the composer in August 2013.

Impossible Flow: For Mixed Octet

Stephen Hart Lehman
2 Woodwinds: Flute; Bb Clarinet; 2 Brass: Tenor Trombone; French Horn in F 1 Piano; 1 Double Bass with C Extension and Amplifier; 1 Drum Set (Kick Drum, Snare, Piccolo Snare, Hi-Hat, Crash Cymbal, T aped Splash Cymbal, Ride Cymbal); 1 Percussion: 1 Player (Crotales (Chromatic Set), Low and Medium Gong, Vibraphone)

Consolation I: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom

Anthony J. Elia
"Consolations: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom" is a 10-part work for violin and piano, written as a reflection on a trip to China by the composer, during the summer of 2012. The piece was premiered by Vita and Ishmael Wallace at St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, on October 23, 2012.

Consolation II: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom

Anthony J. Elia
"Consolations: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom" is a 10-part work for violin and piano, written as a reflection on a trip to China by the composer, during the summer of 2012. The piece was premiered by Vita and Ishmael Wallace at St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, on October 23, 2012.

Consolation IX: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom

Anthony J. Elia
"Consolations: Meditations on the Middle Kingdom" is a 10-part work for violin and piano, written as a reflection on a trip to China by the composer, during the summer of 2012. The piece was premiered by Vita and Ishmael Wallace at St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, on October 23, 2012.

Prelude 4 for Two Pianos

Anthony J. Elia
The composer set out to write five short preludes for two pianos, written for Indianapolis-based pianist and music writer Marianne Williams Tobias, who performs piano four-hands pieces regularly. She is the author of "Classical Music Without Fear: A Guide for General Audiences," and "Opera for All Seasons: 60 Years of Indiana University Opera Theater." These Preludes were composed in 2010.

Meditations for String Quartet (Or, String Orchestra)

Anthony J. Elia
This work, written on May 28, 1995, during a period when the composer was working on a substantive number of chamber works, is a short and meditative piece~hence, the name. The work was intended to be a short and slow piece, but it is recommended that the piece be performed variously and repetitively. For instance, a quartet or string orchestra may try to play the piece more quickly the first time, while gradually slowing down...

Voluntary #2 for Solo Trumpet

Anthony J. Elia
One of three "Voluntaries" for solo B-flat trumpet, written in 2010, for trumpeter (and neighbor) Paul Sorenson. Tempo and style may be performed at the discretion of the player.

Mazurka #1 for Piano

Anthony J. Elia
This is one of a series of three Mazurkas composed in April 2013, written in the traditional style of that form. These were written for a friend of the composer.

Mazurka #2 for Piano

Anthony J. Elia
This is one of a series of three Mazurkas composed in April 2013, written in the traditional style of that form. These were written for a friend of the composer.

Catalonia for Solo Guitar

Anthony J. Elia
The fourth of five short works for solo classical guitar, written for a guitarist friend of the composer in Fall 2012. Each of the five works have names relating to Spain and its tradition of classical guitar, and the works were inspired by and in the manner of legendary Spanish guitarist and composer Francisco de Asís Tárrega (1852–1909).

Mass for Solo Male Voice (in the Style of Chant)

Anthony J. Elia
One of the earliest choral works, written by the composer, it is an attempt at understanding styles of chant singing. The work was composed in 1993, during a period when the composer was visiting and researching Christian monastic communities. The basic structure of this piece is in the following forms: I. Antiphon II. Kyrie III. Gloria IV. Alleluia V. Domine (Offertory) VI. Sanctus VII. Beati Other choral works have been written, including "Pax Choralis" (1995),...

Prelude #4 for Solo Piano

Anthony J. Elia
This is the fourth of five short Preludes from "Notebook Sketches" the composer wrote in May 1995.

Introductory Chorus (Corn Mother Opera)

Anthony J. Elia
The "Corn Mother Opera" is a short chamber opera, conceived primarily by Vita and Ishmael Wallace. The work is based on an old Lenape tale, and created by a group of musicians, writers, and composers on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on the afternoon of April 14th. In the period of ~3 hours, this group got together and co-wrote what would become a 40 minute opera, which was produced the next day on April...

Aurora Suite for Solo 'Cello (3. Aurore ~ Aurora)

Anthony J. Elia
This work is a suite for solo 'cello written for colleagues and friends of the composer (Aurore Cartier and Mathieu Barbin) in April 2013. Mr. Barbin is an accomplished 'cellist, who performs regularly in Europe and NYC. The 8-parts of this work reflect aspects of morning (playing on the word "Aurore" in French) and include: 1. Aube ~Daybreak 2. Naissance ~ Emergent Morning 3. Aurore ~ Aurora 4. Lever du soliel ~ Sunrise 5. Pluie...

Yarkhushta (Armenian Folk Song) for Piano

Anthony J. Elia
This work, titled "Yarkhushta," is another work written by the composer, and based on ancient Armenian folk songs. The "Yarkhushta" is traditionally known as a war song found in western Armenia, and believed to be more than two millennia old. This piano adaptation was created to echo the elements of the melody, as well as the sound of ancient horns and drones. Several other works by the composer, based on ancient Armenian folk songs, will...

Chant Sans Paroles #1

Anthony J. Elia
Another style and addition to the piano corpus: two new works entitled "Chant sans Paroles," from the traditional "Song(s) without Words," written for NYC pianist Ishmael Wallace.

Nocturne #4 for Solo Piano

Anthony J. Elia
Continuing with the series of Nocturnes by the composer, #4 is another addition written for NYC pianist Ishmael Wallace.

String Quartet #2 ('Cello)

Anthony J. Elia
The String Quartet #2 was written during the Spring and Summer of 1994 (the work is dated June 7, 1994) and was dedicated to the composer's violin teacher, Dr. Herman R. Ash. Dr. Ash performed the work with his quartet during the summer of 1994 (only movements 1 and 4). The composer has since written several quartets (both fragmentary and fully completed works). The work represented here is of a style somewhat like Robert Schumann,...

Chorale Labyrinth

Nick J. Patterson
Piece for 4 viols. Written for NYC-based viol ensemble Parthenia. Premiered in 2006.

Salute: for Brass Ensemble (SCORE)

Anthony J. Elia
This work, titled "Salute," is scored for seven parts/instruments, and is among the works for brass ensemble inspired by the composer's trip to Lawrence, Kansas in late June 2013, where he attended an evening community concert in the downtown park. The seven parts include 2 horns, Piccolo Trumpet (A), Bb Trumpet, Bb Cornet, Trombone, and Bb Tuba. Tempi at discretion of conductor. Individual parts available on Academic Commons.

Fanfare for the Common Good (CORNET)

Anthony J. Elia
This was one of various works for brass ensemble, inspired by a community band ensemble in Lawrence, Kansas. This evening concert was attended by the composer in late June 2013, and performed works, which included selections from Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco. The "Fanfare for the Common Good" is a work dedicated to human good, progress, and community. It is arranged for 2 horns, B-flat Trumpet, B-flat Cornet, and Trombone. Tempi at discretion of conductor.

String Quartet #7 (Second Movement) \"The Fourth of July Quartet\" (VIOLIN 2)

Anthony J. Elia
The String Quartet #7, named "The Fourth of July Quartet" was written over the course of one week, beginning on the 4th of July, 2013. It was written for violinist Maureen Murchie and friends.

Sonata #3 for Solo Piano \"The Dodecahedral Sonata\" (PART 1)

Anthony J. Elia
The Piano Sonata #3 (Named the “Dodecahedral Sonata” because of its 12-parts or “sides”) was written in June 2013 for NYC pianist Ishmael Wallace, over the course of ~48 hours. Over the last decade and a half, the composer struggled to complete a full solo piano sonata, attempting several times. While attempts had been made in the late 1990s and early 2000s to write such a piece, it wasn't until 2008, with the Piano Sonata...

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