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Ezra Sims

Elegie

1960

Scoring

soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, double-bass

Duration

13:45

Genre

Chamber music

Sonate Concertante

1961

5 sonatas, 5 sonatinas

Scoring

string quartet, oboe, viola, violoncello, double-bass

Duration

11 min

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Quarter tone system

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

Premiere

, Music In Our Time 1900-1961. 5 sonatas: Joseph Schor, Alan Ohms (violin), Jack Glick (viola), Joseph Tekula (violoncello). 5 sonatinas: Judith Martin (oboe), Lamarre Alsop (viola), Evalyn Steinbock (violoncello), Conductor: Ralph Shapey

Description

Oktett-Version (jedes Quartett separat aufführbar)

String quartet No. 2

1962,1974

I. Fluent and always placid

II. Calmly moving

III. Cheerfully Fast

IV. The same

V. Quick and lightfooted

Scoring

flute, clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello

Duration

30:20

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

Commission

Boston Musica Viva

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

Premiere

1st movement: , Longy School, USA. Boston Musica Viva, Conductor: Richard Pittman

Whole work: , Longy School, USA. Boston Musica Viva, Conductor: Richard Pittman

Production

Vinyl record: , Music of Ezra Sims, CRI CR784

Annotation

s. Sonate Concertante / 5 Sonate

Third Quartet

1962

I. Rushing

II. Quite slow - still and intense

III. Fast and furious

IV. Slow but moving

V. Calm fluent and graceful

Scoring

string quartet

Duration

25 min

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Quarter tone system

Commission

The Endicott Fund

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

Premiere

, Carnegie Recital Hall, USA. Lenox Quartet string quartet

Production

Vinyl record: , Music of Ezra Sims, CRI CR784

CD: , Moevs / Sims: Chamber Works, CRI CRL223

Cantata III

1963

Scoring

mezzo-soprano, percussion

Duration

6 min

Genre

Solo vocal music

Tone system

Quarter tone system

Commission

Cathy Berberian

Text / Libretto

Various Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Anglo-Saxon

Octet for Strings

1964

Scoring

2 string quartets

Duration

17 min

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

In Memoriam Alice Hawthorne

1967

Scoring

narrator, tenor, baritone, 3 clarinets (B flat), bass clarinet (B flat), French horn, marimbaphone for 4 hands or 2 marimbaphones

Duration

9 min

Genre

Vocal music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

Language

English

Text / Libretto

Edward Gorey

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

Premiere

, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass., USA. Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble, Raymond Hardin (tenor), Gilbert High (baritone), Ezra Sims (narrator), Conductor: Eric Culver

From an Oboe Quartet

1971

Scoring

computer-generated sound

Duration

7 min

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

Premiere

, AI Lab, MIT, Boston, Mass., USA

Oboe Quartet

1971-1975

Flourish (1975)

II Variations (1973)

From an Oboe Quartet (1973)

Scoring

oboe, violin, viola, violoncello

Duration

13:30

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

II Variations

1973

Scoring

oboe, violin, viola, violoncello

Duration

5 min

Genre

Chamber music

Tone system

Twelfth tone system

Publisher

Frog Peak Music

Premiere

, MUSIC HERE AND NOW, MFA, Boston, Mass., USA. Ken Roth (oboe), Janet Packer (violin), David Schreiber (viola), Deborah Thompson (violoncello)