elizabeth vercoe composer

"Reviews sometimes indicate that a disc is 'recommended.' I would call this
issue of Elizabeth Vercoe's [Herstory 3]---required"       (IAWM Journal)            

 

 

 Recordings                                                                                                  


Butterfly Effects for oboe and harp


 
"...a delicate fantasia...her gorgeous music is explored with striking inventiveness"  (ConcertoNet)


 
  Cynthia Green Libby, oboe
   Jeremy Chesman, harp
  

   MSR Classics CD
   website:  www.amazon.com   
   score:
  Certosa Verlag


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Despite our differences #1 for piano trio


 
"Real interest lies in the dialogues and differences"  (Boston Globe)


 
  Joseph Sheer, violin
   Karen Kaderavek, cello
   Christine Paraschos, piano

   Navona Records CD
   website:  www.amazon.com


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Fantasy for Piano


 
"An  imaginative, intense fantasy"  (Clavier)


 
  Rosemary Platt, piano

 

   Navona Records CD & Capstone Recordings (CPS-8714)
   website: www.amazon.com
   
   score:
  Arsis Press


cover art: Karen Beckhardt

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Fantavia for Flute & Percussion


  "timbral adventures and some lovely moments"   (New York Times)
 

 
 
The Armstrong Duo
   Eleanor Armstrong, flute
   Dan Armstrong, percussion

   Centaur Records 2273
   8867 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
   website:
www.amazon.com
   score:
  Noteworthy Sheet Music


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Four Humors


  Chester Brezniak, clarinet
  Jeff Chappell, piano

 

  Centaur Records 2663
   8867 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
   website:
www.amazon.com
  


Phlegmatic mp3
Choleric mp3
Melancholy mp3
Sanguine mp3

Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics

  "spare, reticent and suggestive" (Boston Globe)
 

  
  Boston Musica Viva

  Richard Pittman, conductor
  Elsa Charleston, soprano
  Randall Hodgkinson, piano
  Dean Anderson, percussion

  Northeastern Records (LP:  #NR 221)
   score:   Arsis Press



cover art: Anne Saussois
Lady Murasaki Shikibu (#1) mp3
Lady Otomo No Sakone (#4) mp3
Lady Horikawa (#6) mp3

Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics
  (Reissue of Herstory II from Northeastern LP)

  "The Boston Musica Viva's rendition of Herstory II is exquisite." (Samuel Jay Keyser)



  Navona Records CD & Capstone Recordings
   website: www.amazon.com

   score:
  Arsis Press

 

 

Lady Otomo No Sakonoe (#8) mp3
Lady Izuni Shikibu (#13) mp3

Herstory III:  Jehanne de Lorraine
 

  "The most powerful work I know by a woman on a feminist theme" 
    (Washington Post)
 


 
 
Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano
  Rosemary Platt, piano

   Starkland Recordings (OWL-35)
   website:  www.starkland.com  or   www.amazon.com

   score:
  AArsis Press


Jehanne, la bonne Lorraine mp3
I have labored sore mp3
I am a soldier mp3
Holy Cat Blues mp3
Inquisition mp3
God be in my head mp3

Irreveries from Sappho

 
  "hugely funny, elegant"    (The Post-Standard, Ithaca)

 

  Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano
 
Rosemary Platt, piano


 
Navona Records CD & Capstone Recordings
   website:  www.amazon.com
   score:
  Arsis Press


cover art: Karen Beckhardt
Andromeda Rag mp3
Older Woman Blues mp3
Boogie for Leda mp3

Irreveries from Sappho
      ("Andromeda Rag" only)

  "[These] witty settings are real showstoppers."  (Jewish Advocate)



 
Neva Pilgrim, soprano
  Steven Heyman, piano

  Leonarda CDs - LE 338
   P.O. Box 1736, New York, NY 10025
   website:  www.leonarda.com or  www.amazon.com

   score:
  Arsis Press

 

Kleemation for flute & piano

   "highly abstract yet accessible"  (WRUV Reviews)
 
   Peter H. Bloom, flute
   Mary Jane Rupert, piano


 
  Navona Records CD
   website: www.amazon.com

   score:
  Noteworthy Sheet Music


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To Music

   "sensitivity...poetic"  (Infodad.com)


  Nancy Stagnitta, flute
 

  Navona Records CD & Capstone Recordings (CPS-8806)
 
  website:  www.amazon.com
   score:
  Noteworthy Sheet Music

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(end of pt. 3, " music's shadow flashed on the wall")