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Butterfly Effects & Other Works

“An artful exploration of the instruments and a wonderful addition to the chamber musician’s library.” 
–Flutist Quarterly
Moody, somber, interesting…moments of real beauty”
–Journal of the American Viola Society

Butterfly Effects for flute and harp
Mourningcloak
Banded Blue Pierrot
Common Jezebel
Question Mark
Monkey Puzzle
Karner Blues
Psyche

This is my letter to the World for voice, flute, and piano
This is my letter to the World
Bee!  
Snow
Title Divine  
A Spider sewed at Night  
I taste a liquor never brewed

Elegy for viola and piano

Herstory I for soprano, piano, and vibraphone
Noon Walk on the Asylum Lawn
Her Kind 
Side by Side
For a Child:
   A. The Crib   
   B. Morning Song
Mirror  
Old 
Sleep

Kleemation & Other Works

This debut release features 6 works for small ensemble and solo instruments. The title piece, Kleemation, draws it’s inspiration from 5 drawings by Swiss artist Paul Klee. Vercoe’s music captures the moods and styles of the visual elements from which she works, ranging from wry humor to anxiety about the state of our world.  

Kleemation for flute and piano
Goodbye to You 
Please! 
Afraid on the Beach 
More Will Be Marching Soon 
Woman Sowing Weeds 

Fantasy for piano

Irreveries from Sappho for voice and piano
Andromeda Rag 
Older Woman Blues 
Boogie for Leda 

Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics for soprano, piano and percussion
Lady Murasaki Shikibu 
Interlude 1
Lady Kasa
Lady Kasa
Lady Otomo No Sakanoe
Lady Suo
Lady Horikawa 
Lady Ukon
Lady Otomo No Sakanoe 
Interlude 2
Lady Akazome Emon
The Mother of the Commander Michitsuna
The Poetess Ono No Komachi
Lady Izumi Shikibu 

To Music for flute
“My voice like a flute”
“Quietly, oh God, so quietly that it is audible is how time passes”
“music’s shadow flashed on the wall “
“As if all the flowers broke into words” 

Despite our differences #1 for violin, cello and piano

albums on which vercoe’s work appears

Fantavia for Flute & Percussion

“timbral adventures and some lovely moments” (New York Times)

appears on
Exotic Chamber Music

The Armstrong Duo
Centaur Records 2273
8867 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics

“spare, reticent and suggestive” (Boston Globe)

appears on
Contrasts In New Music

Anne Sibee / Elizabeth Vercoe
Northeastern Records (LP:  #NR 221)

Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics

“The Boston Music Viva’s rendition of Herstory II is exquisite.”  (Stephen Jay Keyser)

appears on
America Sings!

Society of Composers,.Inc
Northeastern Records (LP:  #NR 221)  

Herstory III: Jehanne de Lorraine

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

Jehanne la bonne Lorraine
I have labored sore
They call me Jenny
Look on thy country
La France nous appelle
I am a soldier
Gentle little Dauphin
The Holy Cat Blues
N’appercevez-vous
Ah, faith we had many victories
The Inquisition
God be in my head

appears on
Vercoe/Goosen/Sharon

Sharon Mabry
Starkland Recordings (OWL-35)

Sonaria for cello

“skillfully exploits the possibilities of the instrument”  (The Jewish Advocate)

Ovidiu Marinescu, cello

appears on
A Grand Journey

Various
Navona Records 

Andromeda Rag

“hugely funny, elegant”  (The Post-Standard, Ithaca, NY)

appears on
Women’s Voices

Five Centuries Of Song

Leonarda CDs – LE 338
P.O. Box 1736, New York, NY 10025 

Fantasy for piano
“An imaginative, intense fantasy” (Clavier)

Irreveries from Sappho for voice and piano
“Fresh and fun” (William Bloom)

Andromeda Rag
Older Woman Blues
Boogie for Leda

appears on
Music By Women

A Celebration

Capstone Records

To Music

“highly abstract, yet accessible” (WRUV Reviews)

“my voice like a flute”
“quietly, oh God so quietly, that it is audible is how time passes”
“music’s shadow flashed on the wall”
“as if all the flowers broke into words”

–Titles taken from poetry by Anna Akhmatova

appears on
Points Of Entry

Nancy Stagnitta, flute

Navona Records 

Four Humors
Phlegmatic
Choleric
Melancholy
Sanguine

appears on
Clarinet Now

Chester Brezniak, clarinet
Jeff Chappell, piano

Centaur Records 2273
8867 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808