Firebird Ensemble Repertoire List ADES, Thomas: Court Studies for violin, cello, piano and clarinet ALBRIGHT, William: Sphaera for piano and tape ALBRIGHT, William: Four Fancies for solo harpsichord BALEY, Virko: Lament for solo cello BANQUART, Alain: Grand Melodie for solo flute (US Premiere) BELA, Marcin: Szela for mixed ensemble (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) BERIO, Luciano: Naturale for solo viola, percussion and tape (NY Premiere) BIELAWA, Lisa: Synopsis #1:It’s Over (but it was fun) for solo piano (World Premiere) BIELAWA, Lisa: Synopsis #2: In the Eye of the Beholder for solo percussion (World Premiere) BIELAWA, Lisa: Synopsis #9 :I Don’t Even Play the Bassoon for solo viola (World Premiere) BIRTWISTLE, Sir Harrison: Nine Setting of Lorine Niedecker for soprano and cello BROWN, Elizabeth: Party of Two for flute, viola and kitchen utensils CAGE, John: Living Room Music for mixed ensemble CALLAHAN, Moiya: Magnify for piano and percussion CARTER, Eliot: Elegy for viola and piano CARTER, Eliot: Gra for solo clarinet CHEN-YI: Qi for flute, cello, piano and percussion CLARKE, Ian: Zoom Tube for solo flute CROCKETT, Donald: Night Scenes for violin, cello and piano CROCKETT, Donald: To Be Sung On The Water for violin and viola CROCKETT, Donald: Wet Ink for violin and piano (NY, NH and MA Premieres) CROCKETT, Donald: Scree for cello, piano and percussion CROCKETT, Donald: To Airy Thinness Beat for solo viola & six instruments (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere CRUMB, George: Eleven echoes of autumn for flute, clarinet, violin and piano CRUMB, George: Vox Balaenae for flute, cello and piano DAVIDOVSKY, Mario: Flashbacks for Pierrot Ensemble DEAK, Jon: Lady Chatterley’s Dream for violin, viola, cello, bass and piano DEAK, Jon: BB Wolf for solo bass DEAK, Jon: The Passion of Scrooge for baritone and mixed ensemble DIESENDRUCK, Tamar: The What Of The How X 6 for mixed ensemble DISTURBED: Remember arranged by Fred Sladkey DRUCKMAN, Jacob: Valentine for solo bass EATON, John: Footnotes for two bass clarinets (World Premiere) ECKARDT, Jason: Flux for alto flute and cello ETEZADY, Roshanne: Unsafe at Any Speed for piano and percussion GARFEIN, Herschel: Cumbia from String Quartet GYGER, Elliot: The Face of Nature for soprano and mixed ensemble (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) GOLIJOV: Two Songs for soprano and string quartet GRISEY, Gerard: Prologue (from Les espaces acoustiques) for viola and electronics HARBISON, John: Twilight Music for violin, horn and piano HARBISON, John: Four Songs of Solitude for solo violin HARRISON, Lou: Concerto for flute and percussion, No. 1 HARRISON, Lou: Varied Trio for violin, piano and percussion HARTKE, Stephen: King of the Sun for piano quartet HARTKE, Stephen: Oh Them Rats Is Mean In My Kitchen for two violins HENDRIX, Jimi: Long Hot Summer Night, arranged by David Claman HIGDON, Jennifer: Zaka for pierrot ensemble plus percussion HOLLAND, Jonathan Bailey: Ashmont Train for mixed ensemble HOLLAND, Jonathan Bailey: For Two for piano and percussion HOLLAND, Jonathan Bailey: Lovin’ Is Really My Game by Womak/Woods arr. for sop. & ens. by JB Holland. HUGHES, Curtis: Beck Journals, Vol. 1 for mixed ensemble HUGHES, Curtis: Beck Journals, Vol. 2 for soprano and mixed ensemble (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) HUGHES, Curtis: Avoidance Tactics #1 for piano and percussion HUGHES, Curtis: Salt in the Wound for vibraphone HUGHES, Curtis: Danger Garden for mixed ensemble (NY Premiere) HUGHES, Curtis: Flagrant for snare drum HURST, Derek: ai tempi, i distanzi... for piano and electronics HURST, Derek: Reticulate Strands for double ensemble (Commission and World Premiere) HURST, Derek: CLADES, Concerto for Firebird/BMOP (Funded by Fromm Foundation for Firebird Ensemble. World Premiere given by Firebird Ensemble and BMOP) HYLA, Lee: My Life on the Plains for mixed ensemble (Firebird Ensemble and JFNMC commission and World Premiere) HYLA, Lee: Field Guide for mixed ensemble (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) HYLA, Lee: Polish Folk Songs for mixed ensemble (NY Premiere) HYLA, Lee: Mythic Birds of Saugerties for solo bass clarinet HYLA, Lee: We Speak Etruscan for bass clarinet and baritone saxophone HYLA, Lee: In Double Light for viola, bass clarinet, piano and percussion HYLA, Lee: Amnesia Variance for mixed ensemble and hammer dulcimer HYLA, Lee: Wilson’s Ivory Bill for baritone, piano and field recording HYLA, Lee: How Was Your Weekend? for viola and cello IVES, Charles: Like a sick eagle for soprano and piano JALBERT, Pierre: String Trio for violin, viola and cello JARVINEN, Arthur: Goldbeaters Skin for mixed ensemble KATS-CHERNIN, Elena: Beautiful Ramifications for soprano, clar, cello, harp (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) KELLEY, Michael: Dumpster Music for viola, cello and bass KIM, Earl: Now and Then for soprano, viola and harp KORDE, Shirish: Tenderness of Cranes for solo flute KORDE, Shirish: Nesting Cranes for flute and string quartet KORDE, Shirish: Dancing Cranes for violin and string quartet KORDE, Shirish: Flamenco Piece for soprano and mixed ensemble KORVITZ, Tonu: Solano for flute, cello and piano (US Premiere) LACHENMANN, Helmut: Pression for solo cello LANN, Vanessa: Inner Piece for solo piano LARSEN, Libby: Four on the Floor for violin, cello, bass and piano MACKEY Steven: Physical Property for string quartet and electric guitar MACKEY Steven: Troubadour Songs for string quartet and electric guitar MACKEY Steven: Indigenous Instruments for mixed ensemble MALLIA, John: Peripheral Gain for string trio (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) MARTINO, Donald: Cannonball, Cathy and Threeway for clarinet, bass, piano and percussion MARTINO, Donald: From the Other Side for flute, cello, piano and percussion MARTINO, Donald: Rhapsody for cello, piano and vibraphone (Boston Premiere) MARTINO, Donald: Soliloquy for solo vibraphone MANERI, Joseph Gabriel: Osanji Tzohlharw for solo viola (World Premiere) McCAFFREY, A.J: Worst of all is to begin for solo piano McDONALD, Eric: Mithrandar for string orchestra McDONALD, John: Parallel Play, Op.411 for double ensemble (Firebird Ensemble and Brave New Works Co-commission and World Premiere) McKAY, Diedre: Ice Etchings for violin, piano and percussion (US Premiere) MOE, Eric: Dead Elf Tugboat for solo flute MOE, Eric: Hey Mr. Drummachine Man for keyboard and tape MOE, Eric: Grand Prismatic for clarinet and piano MOE, Eric: Riprap for flute, cello, piano and percussion MOE, Eric: And life like love doth throb for viola and cello MOE, Eric: And Let Me Tell U About R Specials for flute and tape MOE, Eric: Frozen Hours Melt Melodiously into the Past for cello & ensemble (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) MORRISON, John: Allman Brothers Suite arranged for SQ & drums MURAIL, Tristan: Treize couleurs du soleil couchant for mixed ensemble NEAL, Kate: Gogonasus for soprano & mixed ensemble (Firebird Commission & World Premiere) ORFE, John: Dragon for three percussionists PAGE, Rosalind: Floreana for soprano & ensemble (Firebird Commission & World Premiere) PAPE, Gerard: Two Electro-Acoustic Songs for soprano and flute (US Premiere) PAPADOR, Nick: Variable Rates for snare drum PART, Arvo: Fratres for violin and piano PART, Arvo: Stabat Mater for 3 voices and string trio PART, Arvo: Spiegel im Spiegel for cello and piano PIAZZOLA, Astor: Le Grand Tango for viola and piano PIAZZOLA, Astor: The Four Seasons arranged for String Quartet and Accordion PIERCE, Forrest: Artifacts for viola and cello POPPER KEIZER, Rafael: Triage for solo cello RABSON, Mimi: King Street Tango and Funk #1 RAGE AGAINST the MACHINE: Know Your Enemy arranged by Fred Sladkey ROI, Micheline: Courting the Will of Dread for mixed ensemble (US Premiere) ROUSTOM, Kareem: Work for Oud, violin and percussion RULON, C. Bryon: Divine Detours for mixed ensemble SATOH, Somei: The Heavenly Spheres Are Illuminated by Lights SAARIAHO, Kaija: Lonh SCHOENBERG, Arnold: Brettl Leider for soprano and mixed ensemble SCHOENBERG, Arnold: Pierot Lunaire SCHOENBERG, Arnold: String Trio SCHOENFIELD, Paul: Café Music for piano trio SCULTHORPE, Peter: Sonata for viola and percussion SIMS, Ezra: Duo for violin and cello SISKIND, Paul: Claptrap for multiple performers SKYNYRD, Lynyrd: Free Bird arranged by Jonathan Holland SLADKEY, Fred: Lake in Fall and Latitude SLADKEY, Fred: Just by Radiohead arranged for mixed ensemble SLADKEY, Fred: Master of Puppets by Metallica arranged for String Quartet by Fred Sladkey SLADKEY, Fred: Until the End by Breaking Benjamin for String Quartet (arr. by Sladkey ) SLADKEY, Fred: Master of Puppets by Metallica for String Quartet and percussion (arr. by Sladkey) SLADKEY, Fred: Vicarious by Tool for String Quartet and percussion (arr. Sladkey) SMYTHE, Cory: Improvisation SNIDER, Sarah Kirkland: Thread and Fray for viola, clarinet and marimba SPARR, DJ: The Glam Seduction for mixed ensemble SRNKA, Myroslav: Surprises in the Dark for mixed ensemble (US Premiere) STANHOPE, Paul: Contemplate an entangled bank for soprano & ensemble (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) STOCKHAUSEN, Karlheinz: Xi for solo flute (US Premiere) STUCKY, Steven: Dust Devil for solo marimba STUCKY, Steven: Piano Quartet SULLIVAN, Kate: Pinocchio for narrator, oboe and string trio SUMMER, Mark: Lo, How a Rose E’er Bloomin for solo cello SUMMER, Mark: Julie-O for solo cello TIERNEY, Justin: The God Script by Justin Tierney for mixed ensemble (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) TOOL: Vicarious arranged by Fred Sladkey TORRAS, Monserrat: Impromptus for Ensemble (Firebird Ensemble Commission /World Premiere) TOSCANO, Robert: and if you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you for soprano, viola, cello, percussion (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) TOWER , Joan: Petrouskates for violin, cello, flute, clarinet and piano TRANT, Aaron: Dictit for flute and violin TRANT, Aaron: Spiral for three percussionists TRANT, Aaron: Rubix for three instruments TRANT, Aaron: Song 4 for violin, cello, guitar and drum kit (World Premiere) TRANT, Aaron: It’s Over for keyboard and drum kit TRANT, Aaron: Father Robbie for violin, guitar, cello and drum set (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) TRANT, Aaron & VINCENT, Kate: The four suits for viola, percussion & dancer (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) TRANT, Aaron: UNspoken NOthingness for clarinet, viola and cello (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) UN, Ekrem Zeki: Turkish Quartet for string quartet VALI, Reza: Folk Songs Set #9 for flute and cello TER VELDHUIS, Jacob: Lipstick for solo flute and tape VINES, Nicholas: The Mysterious Demise of One Brody-Marie for bar., clar., perc., pf (US Premiere) VINES, Nicholas: Economy of Wax for soprano, flute, viola and harp (Firebird Commission and World Premiere) VINES, Nicholas: Torrid Nature Scenes for mezzo, soprano and mixed ensemble (Firebird Ensemble commission & World Premiere) WADE, Liam: Peaches en regalia by Frank Zappa arranged for mixed ensemble WADE, Liam: Eat that question by Frank Zappa arranged for mixed ensemble WADE, Liam: Genius in France by Weird Al arranged for mixed ensemble WALKER, Daniel: The Silurian for soprano and mixed ensemble (Firebird Ensemble Commission & World Premiere) WALLIN, Rolf: The Age of Wire and String for mixed ensemble (US Premiere) WERNTZ, Julia: Orientale for viola and dancer (World Premiere) WERNTZ, Julia: Group Dance for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and percussion (Firebird Ensemble Commission and World Premiere) WEILL, Kurt: Frauentanz for soprano and mixed ensemble WHITE, Frances: A Veil Barely Seen for viola and tape WILSON, Cameron: A Not-So Traditional Christmas Medley for String Quintet WOMAK/WOODS: Lovin’ Is Really My Game arranged by Jonathan Holland XENNAKIS, Iannis: Kottos for solo cello ZAGAR, Peter: Quintet for clarinet and strings (US Premiere) ZAPPA, Frank: Black Page arr. by Aaron Trant Active Firebird Ensemble Commissions include new works by: Eric Moe, Jonathan Holland, Vache Sharafyan, John McDonald, Eric Guinivan and John Morrison. Additional commissions currently under negotiation include works by Pierre Jalbert, Mathew Rosenblum and Kurt Rhode. This list reflects performances Firebird Ensemble has given of 181 works by 111 composers (81 US composers), including 27 Firebird Commissions/World Premieres and an additional 19 US and World Premieres of noncommissioned works.