Clarinet Works by Female Composers

In honour of Women's Month 2021, I've compiled a list of works by female composers featuring the clarinet. Several weeks ago, I was asked to find another piece to pair with the Mozart clarinet quintet for an upcoming performance, and thought it would be a great opportunity to share a piece by a female composer. Despite my best intentions, it was challenging to find a clarinet quintet by a woman, and I found it disappointing that there were no online reference lists available. This is by no means a complete or exhaustive list, but I started putting together this resource for my own personal use, and hope that others may find it helpful. If you feel like something is missing and you'd like me to add anything to this list, feel free to drop me a line! Hopefully we can learn more about these women, their pieces, and perform these works more frequently moving forward.

Concerti

Violet Archer: Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra (1946)

Claude Arrieu (Anne Marie Simon 1903-1990): Concerto for Wind Quintet and Strings (1962)

Marion Bauer: Concertino for Oboe, Clarinet, and Strings (1939)

Victoria Borisova-Ollas (b. 1969): Golden Dances of Pharoahs (2010)

Marianna Bottini (1802-1858): Concerto for Clarino and Orchestra

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Clarinet Concerto (1994)

Unsuk Chin: Concerto (2014)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Phenomenal Women (woodwind quintet and orchestra, 2018, 27")

Deborah Drattell (b. 1954): Clarinet Concerto - Fire Dances (1986)

Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté (1899-1974): Triple Concerto for Trumpet, Clarinet, and Bassoon E. 123 (1949)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Concerto for Clarinet, Op. 9 (1940)

Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Concerto lyrique (1979)

Mary Ann Griebling: Wild Wood-Quiet Wood (2000?)

Sofia Gubaidulina (b. 1931): Warum? (fl, cl, string orchestra, 2014)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Soliloquy (version B for cl and string orch, 1999)

Katherine Hoover: Concerto (1987)

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Blå Berg Skimrar I Motijus (Blue Mountains Shimmer in Backlight) (2013-2015)

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Eld Och Vatten (cl and wind ensemble, 2014)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Ornamental Air (for basset clarinet and small orchestra, 2007)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Consolation (clarinet ad libitum and string orchestra, 2009)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Innocent Clouds (clarinet ad libitum, string orchestra, 2010)

Nicola LeFanu: Concertino for Clarinet and Strings (1997, 16")

Nicola LeFanu: A Little Concerto for Clarinet and String Trio (2001)

Emmy Lindström (b. 1984): Clarinet Concerto No. 1, At the Hills of Hamstead Heath (2017)

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): Chamber Concerto II, Op. 8, no. 2 (cl, ten sax, pno, strings, 1940)

Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994): Clarinet Concertino 1

Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994): Clarinet Concertino 2

Thea Musgrave: Concerto (1968, 24”)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Dance Suite (cl and wind ensemble, 2016)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): The Phantom Drum (ob or cl, perc, strings, 2003, 10")

Jeanine Rueff (1922-1999): Concertino (8”)

Kaija Saariaho: D’OM LE VRAI SENS (2010, 35”)

Jeanne E. Shaffer: Three Faces of Women for Clarinet and Orchestra (1995)

Alice Mary Smith (1839-1834): Andante for Clarinet and Orchesrta (from her 1870 Sonata II., orchestrated for H. Lazarus)

Susan Spain-Dunk (1880-1962): Poem Cantilena, Op. 51 (1930, 12")

Augusta Read Thomas: Bass Clarinet Concertino (2015, 10”)

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): City of Light (22”)

Norma Wendelburg: Concerto (1998, 18”)

Marilyn J. Ziffrin (1926-2018): Concerto (18”)

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Concerto (2002)

Unaccompanied Solos

Violet Archer: Soliloquies (1982)

Lera Auerbach: Prayer for Bass Clarinet or Bb clarinet (1996, 7”)

Lori Ardovino : Eloquence II (2011)

Lori Ardovino: Eloquence IV for solo Eb clarinet (2017)

Lori Ardovino: Variations on Themes for Black Sabbath for solo bass clarinet (2011)

Lori Ardovino: Sessionography for solo bass clarinet (2014)

Regina Harris Baiocchi (b. 1956): Karibu (2007)

Sally Beamish: The Parting Glass (2020)

Eve Beglarian (b. 1958): Getting to Know the Weather (bs cl, optional perc, 5”)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Songs of Nature

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Starry Night

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Stardust (for Eb clarinet)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Pleistocene Epoch: The Great Ice Age for solo bass clarinet

Jane Brockman (b. 1949): Circles in the Sun (cl, electronics)

Rebecca Burkhardt: Ackerbatics (2015)

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): No Rotary Phone (1995, 5”)

Dorothy Chang (b. 1970): Reflection (2019, 5”)

Unsuk Chin: Advice from a Caterpillar (bass clarinet solo, 2007, 9”)

Ann Cleare (b. 1983): eyam i (it takes an ocean not to)

Ann Cleare (b. 1983): eyam ii (taking apart your universe) for contrabass clarinet solo

Anna Clyne: Rapture (amplified cl, tape, 2005, 7”)

Keiko Fujiie: 3 Pieces, Op. 5 (2005)

Stacy Garrop: Phoenix Rising (2016)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Prelude, Op. 51 (1958)

Katherine Hoover: Set for Clarinet (1978, 5”)

Miriam Hyde: Tangled Rope (1993, 4”)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Prelude for Bass Clarinet (1991, 5")

Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Sonata for unaccompanied clarinet

Vera Ivanova: Aura (clarinet, electronics 2011, 13")

Betsy Jolas: Episode neuvieme "Forte magnum coloratum" (1993, 4”)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Twenty-Five Measures (1996)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Naiiver Interlude (2003)
Elena Kats-Chernin: Peggy (2003)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Dancing Solo (1994, 13”)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Sonorous Body (2008, 10”)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Microbiome (bs cl, 2020)

Theresa Martin: Gryphon (2006, 7”)

Theresa Martin: Postcards from Belgium (2013)

Theresa Martin: Sweet Feet (2014)

Theresa Martin: Altitude (2017)

Theresa Martin: Light and Shadows (2012)

Theresa Martin: Grit n Grind (bass clarinet, 2012)

Theresa Martin: Guts (2020)

Theresa Martin: Countermeasures (2020)

Meredith Monk: Case Study #1(1999)

Tawnie Olson: Paraclete (cl doubling kick drum and Tibetan singing bowl, 2013, 11”)

Julia Perry (1924-1979): “Serenity”

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Hexachord for Clarinet: View from Malibu (also an edition for basset horn)

Leanna Primiani: GREY (cl, electronics, 2021)

Shulamit Ran (b. 1949): Three Scenes (10”)

Shuamit Ran (b. 1949): For an Actor – Monologue for Clarinet in A (1978, 8”)

Shulamit Ran (b.1949): Spirit

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Transplants (cl or ob, tape, 2009)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Parody (1992, 5")

Kaija Saariaho: Duft (2012, 10”)

Linda Catlin Smith: Blackwing (2018, 5”)

Linda Catlin Smith: Nine Memos (for bass clarinet, 1990, 15”)

Alex Shapiro: Deep (for contrabass clarinet, 2004, 8”)

Alex Shapiro: Below (2010, 10”)

Alex Shapiro: Desert Tide (cl, tape, 2015, 10”)

Alex Shapiro: Water Crossing (cl, tape, 2002, 9”)

Ana Sokolovic: Mesh (for Eb clarinet, 2004, 10”)

Petra Stump-Linshalm: UISGE BEATHA [ɯʃkʲe 'bɛha] – A Guide to Flavours for Contrabass clarinet solo (2020)

Germaine Tailleferre (1892–1983): Clarinet Sonata

Augusta Read Thomas: D(i)agon(als) (2005, 5”)

Joan Tower: Wings (1981, 10”)

Julia Usher: Out There (cl, electronics, projected poetry, 2011)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Nocturne (2015, 9”)

Lin Yang (b. 1982): Nach Norden/To the North (bs cl, 2011, 10”)

Chen Yi (b. 1953): Monologue (Impressions on "The True Story of Ah Q", 1993, 5”)

Judith Lang Zaimont: Astral (2004, 10”)

 

Works for Solo Clarinet with Piano

Eleanor Alberga (b. 1949): Duo from Dancing With the Shadow (1990, 15”)
Mary Jeanne van Appledorn (1927-2014): Sonatina (1988)

Violet Archer: Sonata (1970)

Violet Archer: Sonatina (1978)

Francine Aubin (1938-2016): Deux Pièces en Forme de Jazz

Francine Aubin (1938-2016): Concerto for Clarinet and Piano

Francine Aubin (1938-2016): Flowerets from France

Ella Adayevskaya (1846-1926): Greek Sonata (1881)

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969): Easy Pieces (1946)

Regina Harris Baiocchi (b. 1956): Chasé (1978)

Marion Bauer: Sonata (1951)

Eve Beglarian (b. 1958): Lament (bs cl, pno, optional actor, 5”)

Lauren Bernofsky: (b. 1967) Solitude (5”)
Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Cumulonimbus: The King of Clouds

Carolyn Bremer (1957-2018): Sonata

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Sonatine for Clarinet and Piano

Fernande Breihl Decruck (1896-1928): Cantilene (1934)

Yvonne Desportes (1907-1993): Trois Petites Contes (1926)

Yvonne Desportes (1907-1993): Andante and Allegro for Bass Clarinet and Piano

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Fantasy for clarinet and piano (1996, 5”)

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Nigunim (1998)

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Reflections on a Niggun (1999)

Elena Firsova: Sonata (1976)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 45

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): The Kelpie of Corrievreckan, Op. 5b (1939)

Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Variations de Printemps

Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Image de Norwege No. 2

Marie Grandval (1828-1907): Deux Pieces

Sofia Gubaidulina (b. 1931): Punkte, Linien, und Zickzack (bs cl, pno, 18”)

Amanda Harberg: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (2015, 12")

Pamela Harrison (1915-1990): Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1954)

Pamela Harrison (1915-1990):  Drifiting Away (1978)

Barbara Heller: Autumn Music/Lady's Thistle (1969)

Jennifer Higdon: Clarinet Sonata (2012)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): A Gentle Notion

Augusta Holmes (1847-1903): Fantasie (1900, 8”)

Augusta Holmes (1847-1903): Molto Lento

Katherine Hoover: Ritual (2018, 11”)

Miriam Hyde (1913-2005): Legend

Miriam Hyde (1913-2005): Sonata

Elena Kats-Chernin (b. 1957): Tranquil Interlude

Elena Kats-Chernin (b. 1957): Three Short Pieces (2003)

Barbara Kolb: Related Characters (1982)

Caroline Schleicher Kraemer (1794-1850): Sonatina

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Blues in Six (2002, 3”)

Nicola LeFanu: Sea Sketches (2008)

Nicola LeFanu: Song of the Night Sky (2004)

Nicola LeFanu: Lullaby (1988)

Jacqueline Legatt (b. 1959): Traffic

Catherine Likhuta (b.1981): Motions (2007)

Allison Loggins-Hull: “Kalief" (2021)

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1938)

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Complainte et Rapsodie

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Lament (1938)

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): Five Little Pieces (1945)

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): Valediction, Op. 28 (1954)

Theresa Martin: Calcipher (Eb cl, pno, 2018, 7”)

Theresa Martin: Paragon (2015)

Meredith Monk: Impermanence for clarinet and keyboard percussion (2008)

Jessie Montgomery: Peace (2020, 5”)

Polina Nazaykinskaya: Lamentation of the Bird (2011)

Roxanna Panufnik: LOLlaby (2015)

Zenobia Powell Perry (1908-2004): Sonatine (1963)

Laura Pettigrew (b.1954): Elephant and the Mouse (cl, pno)

Laura Pettigrew (b.1954): Phoenix (cl, pno)

Laura Pettigrew (b.1954): Som Mon Ye Juk (cl, pno)

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): America Themes Duo

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Affects: A Santa Barbara Rhapsody

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Affects: A Relection on the Pacific

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Big Sur Triptychs

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Celebration

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Mesuree Mexicana

Leanna Primiani: Crystal Cathedral (2014, 9")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Valentine Variations for Clarinet and Piano  (2006, 11")

Marga Richter: Sonata (1948)

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar: Trzy miniatury (Three Miniatures, 1957)

Priaulx Rainier: Suite (1943)

Ailís Ní Ríain: The Man Made of Rain (cl/speaker, pno, 1999, 10”)

Marie von Sachsen-Meinigen (1853-1923): Romanze (7”)

Caroline von Schleicher-Krähmer (1794-1850): Sonatine

Ruth Schönthal (b. 1924-2006): Sonata Concertante

Ruth Schönthal (b. 1924-2006): Bells of Sarajevo (cl, prepared pno)

Clara Schumann (1918-1896): Drei Romanzen, Op. 22 for Violin and Piano (1853, arr. Max Opferkuch 2021)

Johanna Senfter (1879–1961): Ruhig aus Sonate

Arlene Sierra: A Conflict of Opposites (2005, 11”)

Alice Mary Smith (1839-1884): Sonata in A (1870)

Melanie Spanswick: Chakra Suite for Clarinet and Piano (2020)

Petra Stump-Linshalm: TOUCHING SOUND (2021)

Margaret Sutherland: Sonata

Germaine Tailleferre (1892–1983): Arabesque

Karen Tanaka: Always in my Heart (2002)

Andrea Tarrodi: Nocturne in Blue and Green (2018, 10”)

Tina Ternes: Swallows in Flight (2020)

Julia Usher: Subsequent Darkness (2017)

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Three Pieces

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Sound-piece

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Jukebox Dances

Errollyn Wallen: Skip (2005)

Ruth Shaw Wylie: Song and Dance for clarinet and piano, Op. 9 (1947)

Chen Yi (b. 1953): Ancient Chinese Dances

Barb York: Clarinet Sonata (2007)

 

Woodwind Quintets

Claude Arrieu (Anne Marie Simon 1903-1990): Quintette en Ut

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969): Wind Quintet (1932)

Marion Bauer: Woodwind Quintet (1956)

Amy Beach: Pastorale, Op. 151 (1942)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Five Frogs

Stephanie Ann Boyd (b. 1990): Galliard, Op. 15

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Umoja (5”)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Afro Cuban Concerto

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): speech. and canzone

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Red Clay & Mississippi Delta

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): transcription of Lakmé - Sous le dôme épis by Léo Delibes

Yvonne Desportes (1907-1993): Prelude, Variations, and Finale on a Gregorian Chant

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Quintet, Op. 16 (1941)

Amanda Harberg: Suite for Wind Quintet (2017, 18")

Pamela Harrison (1915-1990): Quintet (1948)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Autumn Reflection

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Dagg Och Regn (2007)

Laura Kaminsky: Cadenza Variations (2004)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Sand Waltz (2001)

Frida Kern (1891-1988): Vier Stucke fur Blaserquintette, Op. 25

Chelsea Komschlies: Cabinet of Curiosities (2017)

Nicola LeFanu: Rondel for Wind Quintet (2016)

Tania Leon (b. 1943): De Memorias

Emmy Lindström (b. 1984): Song about Em (2006)

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Wind Quintet

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): Wind Quintet, Op. 45 (1960)

Tawnie Olson: Composition en rouge, bleu et jaune (2019, 12”)

Theresa Martin: Passage (2019)

Katherine Ann Murdoch: Postcards from the Center (1992, 12")

Angelica Negron: The Flying Trapeze (2008, 6”)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): King Lear Fantasy (1987, 14")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Suite for Woodwind Quintet (1982, 6")

Ruth Crawford Seeger: Suite for Wind Quintet (1952, 10”)

Linda Catlin Smith: Hemstitch (1996, 10”)

Augusta Read Thomas: Avian Escapades (2016, 12”)

Julia Usher: Lost Icons (2015)

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Sea Pieces (8”)

Julia Perry (1924-1979): Quartette” for Wind Quintette (fl, ob, cl, alto sax, bsn)

Julia Perry (1924-1979): Symphony No. 13 for Wind Quintet (fl, ob, cl, alto sax, bsn)

Dobinka Tabakova: Three Sketches for Wind Quintet (1998, 10”)

Julia Wolfe: On-Seven-Star-Shoes (1985, 6”)

Ruth Shaw Wylie: Five Occurrences for woodwind quintet, Op. 27 (1971)

Judith Lang Zaimont (b. 1945): When Angels Speak (1987, 11”)

Judith Lang Zaimont (b. 1945): Homeland (2001, 17”)

Clarinet Quintets
Violet Archer: Fantasy for Clarinet and Strings (1942)

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969): Wiwat (taniec wielkopolski) No. 1

Judith Bailey (b. 1941): Clarinet Quintet, Op. 47

Victoria Borisova-Ollas (b. 1969): Seven Singing Butterflies (2005)

Ann Boyd (b. 1946): Ex Deo Lux

Jane Brockman (b. 1949): Scenes from Lemuria (2006)

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Quintet (2005, 22”)

Valerie Coleman: Shot Gun Houses "Hommage to Ali and West Louisville" (2019, 19")

Deborah Drattell (b. 1954): Fire Dances II (1991)

Agnes Dzodtsoeva-Bashir (b. 1944): Chess Game from the battle "Sinbad" (1982, rev 2014)

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Concerto No. 1 (2001)

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Fantasia (2009)

Jacqueline Fontyn (b. 1930): Either,... Or... (1997)

Ilse Fromm-Michaels: Musica Larga  (1944, 12")

Vivian Fung: Frenetic Memories (2017)

Vivian Fung: Miniatures (2005, 13”)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Rhapsody in Eb for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 23 (1954, 11")

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, and Strings, Op. 16

Elizabeth Gyring (1886-1970): Concertino

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Blå Berg Skimrar I Motijus (Blue Mountains Shimmer in Backlight) (2013, 9")

Emily Howard (b. 1979): Zugzwänge (2012, 16")

Elena Kats-Chernin: Kosky Tango (1996)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Terraces (1999)

Stefania de Kenessey (b. 1956): Shades of Darkness (1985)

Ana Lara (b.1959): Cantaros (1995)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Burn (cl/bs cl, string quartet)

Nicola LeFanu: Invisibile Places (1986, 25")

Dora Leka (1923-2006): Romansë (1995)

Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994): Clarinet Quintet

Tawnie Olson: ...dvere se zavíraji (1998, 7”)

Florence Price (1887-1953): Adoration (arr. Joshua Ranz, 2020)

Augusta Read Thomas: Stardust (2021, 17”)

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Quintet (1990, 18")

Duets

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Duo of Accordance (vc, cl, 2014, 6")

Violet Archer: Divertimento No. 1 (cl, bsn, 1949)

Lori Ardovino: The Club for two bass clarinets (2019)

Lori Ardovino: Convergence for Eb and Bb clarinet (2019)

Lori Ardovino: From a Crack in the Wall (sop, cl, 2012)

Lori Ardovino: There was an... (cl, narrator, 2021)

Lori Ardovino: Animal Antics I, II, and III (cl, narrator (2012, 2013, 2017)

Lori Ardovino: Vacation Time (cl or tp, narrator, 2011)

Mary Jeanne van Appledorn: Reeds afire (cl, bsn, 1994)

Marion Bauer: Suite Duo (ob, cl, 1932)

Charlotte Bray: Midnight Interludes (vc, cl, 2010, 4”)

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979): Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale (vla, cl, 1941)

Marti Epstein (b. 1949): Origami (cl, marimba, 2012)

Fran Griffin: Five Cats for Two Clarinets (2000?)

Lina Jämegard (b. 1979): I vind, vatten och väntan (cl, accordion, 2020)

Elena Kats-Chernin (b. 1957): Interlude 2 for clarinets

Elena Kats-Chernin: Totshcki (ob, cl, 1993)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Corker (cl, perc)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): A Tarantella for our Times (vln, cl)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Yellow Jersey (2 cls)

Nicola LeFanu: Isobirthday (fl, cl, 2002)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Inguz (Fertility) (vc, cl, 1996)

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Duo (vla, c, 1941)

Theresa Martin: Dragon’s Breath (2 cls, 2019)

Theresa Martin: Oasis (2 cls, 2014)

Theresa Martin: Riptide (cl, bsn, 2009)

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar: 5 Duets for Flute and Clarinet (1959)

Tawnie Olson: Water Voyages (cl, bsn + tape, 2018, 9”)

Laura Pettigrew (b.1954): Echoes on Deception Lake (cl, vibraphone)

Laura Pettigrew (b.1954): Tears (vla or vc, cl)

Ailís Ní Ríain: Consent #7  (bs fl, bs cl, 2017, 7 “)

Ailís Ní Ríain: End with Words of Hope (sop, cl, opt speaker, 2010, 9”)

Ailís Ní Ríain: First Absolute Execution (cl, accordion, 2004, 11”)

Ailís Ní Ríain: Don’t!(vc, cl, 2000, 4”)

Marjorie Maxine Rusche: Mood Etudes for two clarinets (2007, 8”)

Kaija Saariaho: Oi Kuu (vc, bs cl, 1990, 6”)

Ruth Schönthal (b. 1924-2006): Love Letters (vc, cl)

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953): Diaphonic Suite No. 3 for 2 clarinets

Alex Shapiro: Intermezzo for Clarinet and Harp (1998, 4”)

Lisa Streich (b. 1985): Asche (cl, vc, 15”)

Andrea Tarrodi: Mountain Song (cl, accordion, 2018, 5”)

Phyllis Tate (1911-1987): Sonata for Clarinet and Cello (1949)

Augusta Read Thomas: Capricci “Hummingbird Romance” (fl, cl, 2011, 6”)

Helena Tulve: Saar – a beautiful duet (cl, vln, 1993, 5”)

Julia Usher: The Transit of Venus (sop sax, cl, 2008)

Leslie Uyeda: ... like near misses (fl, cl, 2008, 3")

Freya Waley-Cohen: Blu-Tack (cl/bs cl, vibraphone, 2017, 5”)

Du Yun: morsel • eroding (bs cl/Eb cl, tam tam, 2003, 8”)

Du Yun: Avec et’Cetera (fl/pic/alto fl, cl, 1999, 10”)

 

Trios

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Zu den Kindertotenliedern (In Memoriam Gustav Mahler) (vln, cl, perc, 1977)

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Poem (vln, cl, perc, 1970)

Violet Archer: Sonata (fl, cl, pno, 1944)

Violet Archer: If the songs are burning (mezzo, cl, pno, 1987)

Lori Ardovino: Parley for Winds (ob, cl, bsn, 2018)

Lori Ardovino: The Nine Worlds (fl, cl, pno, 2019)

Lori Ardovino: Palaver Between Friends (fl, cl, pno, 2019)

Lori Ardovino: Twitcher (cl, narrator, pno, 2020)
Lori Ardovino: Nonsense Songs (sop, cl, pno, 2019)

Lori Ardovino: Letters (sop, cl, pno, 2019)

Lori Ardovino: Bed Riddance (sop, cl, pno, 2011)

Claude Arrieu (Anne Marie Simon 1903-1990): Trio for Winds (1936)

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969): Trio (ob, cl, bsn, 1948)

Lisa Bielawa: Scene & Aria: Layover in CDG (vln, vc, cl, 2009, 6”)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Found Objects: On the Beach (ob, cl, bsn)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Spider Suite (ob, cl, bsn)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): The Sequoia Trio (ob, cl, bsn)

Aiyana Tedi Braun: Uncommon Threads (vln, vc, pno, 2017)

Charlotte Bray: Chant (vln, cl, pno, 2017, 5”)

Charlotte Bray: Blaze and Fall (vla, cl, pno, 2017, 10”)

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Chamber Concerto (cl, perc, pno, 1994, 12”)

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Fear, Hiding, Play (fl, cl, vc, 2020, 11”)

Stephanie Ann Boyd (b. 1990): Autmnus, Op. 4 (vln, cl, pno)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Rubispheres (fl,cl, bsn)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Portraits of Langston Suite (fl, cl, pno, opt narrator)

Anna Clyne: (fl/pic, bs cl, perc, tape, opt film, 2006, 15”)

Marti Epstein (b. 1949): Hadye (sop, vc, cl, 2018)

Louise Farrenc (1804-1875): Trio, Op. 40 (vc, cl, pno)

Sarah Feigin (1928-2011): Awakening (2 cls, pno, 2005)

Gabriela Lena Frank (b. 1972): Harawi: "Amadeoso" (fl, cl, pno, 2005, 6")

Vivian Fung: Billy Collins Suite (vc, cl, pno, 2008, 12”)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 10

Amanda Harberg: Birding in the Pallisades (fl/pic, cl, pno, opt narrator, 2009, 14")

Sungji Hong: Bisbiglio (fl, cl, pno, 2011, 7”)

Rika Ishige (b. 1982): Ventus (3 cls, 2009, 5")

Lina Jämegard (b. 1979): Emellanåt, stundorn (occassionally, sometimes) (vc, cl, pno, 2016)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Without Words (vc, cl, pno, 2009)

Lina Järnegard: Emellanåt, stundom (occasionally, sometimes) (vc, cl, pno, 2016)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Barn Dances (fl, cl, pno)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Ferlinghetti (vla, cl, pno)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Slang (vln, cl, pno)

Tania Leon (b. 1943): Arenas d'un Tiempo (vc, cl, pno)

Tania Leon (b. 1943): Entre Nos (cl, bsn, pno)

Catherine Likhuta (b.1981): Lesions (vc, cl, hn, 2017)

Catherine Likhuta (b.1981): Me Disagrees (fl, bs cl, perc, 2009)

Catherine Likhuta (b.1981): Out of the Wood? (vc, cl, pno, 2017)

Catherine Likhuta (b.1981): Tangle and Tear (vln, bs, cl, pno, 2018)

Mary Lucas (1882-1952): Trio for Viola, Clarinet and Piano (1939)

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): Wind Trio, Op. 52 (fl, cl, bsn, 1963)

Theresa Martin: Chron3ffect (ob, cl, bsn, 2018)

Theresa Martin: Destiny (Eb cl, Bb cl, Bs cl, 2016)

Theresa Martin: Caricature (cl, perc, pno, 1999)

Theresa Martin: Mingling Contradictions (vln, cl, pno, 2003)

Christine McCombe: "Threefold" three pieces for three clarinets (Eb, Bb, Bass, 1996)

Chikako Morishito: Lizard (cl, tpt, tbn, 2011)

Thea Musgrave: Pierrot (vln, cl, pno, 1985, 17")

Angelica Negron: Why Does the Moon Keep Following Us? (fl, cl, pno, fixed electronics, 2019, 5”)

Angelica Negron: Dust (vln, vc, fl, cl, fixed electronics, 2015, 5”)

Tawnie Olson: Desert Story (cl, bsn, pno, 2019, 10”)

Tawnie Olson: Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (1998, 12”)

Tawnie Olson: Elegiac (vc, cl, pno, 2010, 8”)

Tawnie Olson: Desert Run (ob, cl, pno, 2007, 10”)

Laura Pettigrew (b. 1954): Grasslands (vln, cl, pno, soundscape + DVD)

Lynn Plowman: Five Legs Dancing (vc, cl, pno, 2019)

Paola Prestini: Spell (vln, vc, vibraphone, 2008, 6”)

Paola Prestini: Yet Again? (mezzo, cl, pno, 1996, 4”)

Florence Price (1887-1953): Moods (fl, cl, pno, 1953)

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Three Faces of Kim, the Napalm Girl (cl, Eb contrabass cl, pno)

Deon Nielsen Price (b. 1934): Crosswinds at Crossroads (fl, cl, bsn)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Baroque Trio (fl/alto/pic, cl/Eb, pno, 1989, 12")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Fantasy for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano (2006, 7")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): The Bushwakker Six Pack (versions for cl/hn/pno, cl/sax/pn, cl/tbn/pno, 2002, 23")

Ailís Ní Ríain: Reinventions (vla, cl, pno, 2010, 18”)

Augusta Read Thomas: Dancing Helix Rituals (vln, cl, pno, 2007, 8”)

Arlene Sierra: Truel (complete) for Clarinet Trio (2007, 21”)

Sarah Kirkland Snider: Thread and Fray (vla, cl, marimba, 2006, 5”)

Josephine Stephenson: Lignéchos (vln, cl, pno, 2017)

Leslie Uyeda: The Sex Lives of Vegetables, Vol. 1, 2, and 3 (sop, cl, pno, 2008-2010)

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Prelude and Dance (ob, cl, bsn, 7”)

Persis Parshall Vehar (b. 1937): Endlessness (vc, cl, pno, 13”)

Melinda Wagner (b. 1957): Sleep Awake (mezzo, cl, pno, 1996)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Wake (viola da gamba, cello, cl, 201?, 5”)

Ruth Shaw Wylie: Music for Three Sisters (fl, cl, pno, 1981)

Arlene Zallman (1934-2006): Nightsongs (fl, cl, soprano)

Arlene Zallman (1934-2006): Variations (vln, cl, pno)

Judith Lang Zaimont (b. 1945): From the Great Land (mezzo, cl/eskimo[sic] drum, pno, 1982, 23”)

Marilyn J. Ziffrin: Tributum for clarinet, viola and double bass (1992)

 

Quartets

Anna Amalia (Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach) (1739-1807): Divertimento (cl, vla, vc, pno, 1780)

Violet Archer: Quartet (fl, ob, cl, bsn, 1945)

Violet Archer: On Fifth On Four (vc, cl, xylophone, celesta, pno, 1991)

Lori Ardovino: The Red Wheelbarrow (sop, vln, cl, pno, 2011)

Lori Ardovino: Jazz Set (clarinet quartet, 2012)

Claude Arrieu (Anne Marie Simon 1903-1990): Clarinet Quartet (1964)

Judith Bailey (b. 1941): Visions of Hildegard, Op. 72 (vln, vc, cl, pno)

Regina Harris Baiocchi (b. 1956): Feathers, Bowties (vc, vl, perc, pno, 2009)

Marianna Bottini (1802-1858): Quadriglia (2 vlns, cl, bass)

Stephanie Ann Boyd (b. 1990): Eero, Op. 61 (cl/bs cl, string trio)

Jenni Brandon (b. 1977): Sea Quartet (ob, cl, bsn, pno)

Margert Brouwer (b. 1940): Lament (vln, cl, bsn or vc, perc, 2002, 18”)

Jia Chai: Still Night (sop, dbl bass, cl, harp, 2016, 11”)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Lenox Ave. (vln, vc, cl, pno)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Red Clay & Mississippi Delta (Clarinet Quartet version)

Anna Clyne: 1987 (vln, vc, bs fl, bs cl, tape, 2008, 8”)

Yvonne Desportes (1907-1993): Suite on Ancient Airs from Normandy (4 cls, 1950)

Yvonne Desportes (1907-1993): French Suite (4 cls, 1939)

Marti Epstein (b. 1949): Alpenglow (baritone, bs cl, tpt, tbn, 2020)

Gabriela Lena Frank (b. 1972): Hilos (vln, vc, cl, pno, 2015, 25")

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): A Wealden Suite, Op. 76  (Eb, Bb, A, bs cls, 1991)

Ida Gotkovsky (b. 1933): Quartuor de Clarinettes

Fran Griffin: Once There Were Birds (clarinet quartet, 200?)

Amanda Harberg: Inner Latitudes (vln, vc, cl, pno, 2018)

Laura Kaminsky: Deception (vl, vc, cl, pno, 2014)

Laura Kaminsky: The Full Range of Blue (vln, vc, fl, cl, 2001)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Ballade (vc, vl, pno, marimba, 2012)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Burnished Silver (clarinet quartet, 2006)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Fast Blue Village 4 (clarinet quartet, 2007)

Binna Kim: The Brothers and the Magic Beans (baritone, cl, tpt, tbn, 2016, 25”)

Binna Kim: Sori (vln, vc, cl, pno, 2013)

Libby Larsen (b. 1950): Rodeo Queen of Heaven (vln, vc, cl, pno)

Nicola LeFanu: Lament 1988 (ob, cl, vln, vc)

Nicola LeFanu: Songs Without Wods (vln, vla, vc, cl)

Jocelyn Morlock: Bird in the Tangled Sky (vln, vc, cl, pno, 1997)

Tawnie Olson: Evensong Suite (fl, cl, bsn, pno , 1999, 17”)

Tawnie Olson: Phos Hilaron (fl, cl, bsn, pno, 1999, 3”)

Linda Catlin Smith: Among the Tarnished Stars (vln, vc, cl, pno, 1998, 22”)

Josephine Stephenson: Between the War and You (sop, dbl bass, cl, harp, 2017)

Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Sequences (fl, cl, bsn, bari sax, 2016, 7”)

Melinda Wagner (b. 1957): Wing and Prayer (vc, cl, perc, pno)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Oyster (sop, dbl bass, cl, harp, 201?, 5”)

Freya Waley-Cohen: We Phoenician Soldiers (dbl bass, cl, hp, pno, 201?, 12”)

Errollyn Wallen: Still Lives (vc, fl, cl, vibraphone, 1983)

Errollyn Wallen: Gun Gun Gun (sop, dbl bass, bs cl, harp, 2018, 7”)

Errollyn Wallen: NNENNA Septet (vln, vla, vc, dbl bass, cl, bsn, hn, 2018, 12”)

Du Yun: dreams-bend (vl, vc, cl, narrator, 2007, 4”)

Judith Lang Zaimont (b. 1945): From the Folk (fl, ob, cl, bsn, 1997, 9”)

5+ Chamber Ensembles

Kati Agocs: Immutable Dreams (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2007, 13”)

Eleanor Alberga (b. 1949): Dancing with the Shadow (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc, 1990)

Eleanor Alberga (b. 1949): On a Bat's Back I Do Fly (vln, vc, fl, cl, hn, pno, perc, 2000)

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Vorgefühl (vc, fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, 2005)

Claude Arrieu (Anne Marie Simon 1903-1990): Dixtuor pour Instruments de Vents (pic, fl, ob, 2 cls, 2 bsns, hn, tpt, tbn, 1970, 12")

Clarice Assad: The Book of Spells (vla, fl, ob/eh, bs cl, harp, 2020)

Marion Bauer: Concertino (string quartet, ob, cl, 1939-43)

Eve Beglarian (b. 1958): Not Worth (voice, vla, vc, dbl bass, 2 bs cls, 5”) 

Lisa Bielawa: Hurry (sop, vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2004, 15”)

Linda Bouchard (b. 1957): Liquid States (vln, vc, cl, pno, perc, 2004, 15")

Linda Bouchard (b. 1957): Amuser le temps (vln, vc, dbl bass, fl, ob, cl, pno , 1989, 20")

Linda Bouchard (b. 1957): Sept couleurs (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc, 1994, 15")

Linda Bouchard (b. 1957): Systematic Survial (vln, vla, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2009)

Charlotte Bray: Upflight of Butterflies (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2008 rev. 2016, 10”)

Charlotte Bray: Renga Miniatures (vln, vc, fl, cl, hn, pno, 2007, 9”)

Charlotte Bray:  Fire Burning in Snow (mezzo, vln, vc, ob/c.a., cl/bs cl, 2013, 11”)

Margaret Brouwer (b. 1940): Lament (vln, cl, vc or bsn, perc)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Freemen (vln, vc, fl/alto fl, cl, pno)

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970): Nonet for Winds and Strings (ww quintet, string qtt)

Anna Clyne: Just As They Area (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, tape, 2005, 5”)

Anna Clyne: A Wonderful Day (vc, dbl bass, bs cl, vibraphone, pno, e. guitar, tape, 2013, 5”)

Marti Epstein (b. 1949): Abime des Oiseaux (fl/alto fl, ob/c.a., cl, bs cl, bsn, hn, 2019)

Marti Epstein (b. 1949): Diri (vc, bs cl, 3 percs, 2018)

Louise Farrenc (1804-1875): Piano Sextet (wind quintet, pno)

Louise Farrenc (1804-1875): Nonet (vln, vla, vc, dbl bass, wind quintet)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Lady of the Lambs for Soprano and Woodwind Quintet, Op. 79

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Octet, Op. 65 (2 obs, 2 cls, 2 bsns, 2 hns, 1983)

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999): Seascapes, Op. 53 (2 fls, ob, c. a., 2 cls, 2 bsns, 2 hns, 1998)

Amanda Harberg: Sadie's Birthday Adventures (narrator, dbl bass, cl/bs cl, bs tbn, perc, pno, 2016, 7")

Pamela Harrison (1915-1990): Septet (vln vla, vc, dbl bass, cl, bsn, hn, 1980)

Pamela Harrison (1915-1990): Octetto Pastorale for Double Wind Quintet (1981)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Celestial Hymns (vln, vla, vc, cl, pno)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Smash (vln, opt vla, vc, fl, cl, pno)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Summer Shimmers (ww qtt, pno)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Ligth Refracted (vln, vla, vc, cl, pno)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): wissahickon po Trees (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Zaka (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc)

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962): Zango Bandango (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, marimba)

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Kärlekssånger Från Angarn (sop, string quartet, cl, 2001/2016)

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Långsmed Vindarna (Along the Winds) (string quartet, fl, cl, 2010)

Micaela Hoppe (b. 1965): Når Nattfrosten Biter (As the Night Frost Stings) (fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, tbn, 2008)

Rika Ishige (b. 1982): A Miniature Town (4 cls, bs cl)

Lina Jämegard (b. 1979): The waves; identity (vln, vc, fl, bc cl, hn, perc, pno, 2011)

Laura Kaminsky: Night Piece (tenor, vc, fl, cl, pno, 1985)

Elena Kats-Chernin: In Tension (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc, 1982)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Purple Prelude (vln, vla, vc, double bass, cl, harp, pno, 1996)

Elena Kats-Chernin: Bertina (vc, cl, 2 guitars, marimba, 2002)

Binna Kim: Lovesick (vln, vc, fl, cl, 2 perc, pno, 2013)

Nicola LeFanu: A Wild Garden (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc, 1996)

Nicola LeFanu: Collana for Six Players (vln, vc, dbl bass, fl, cl, perc, 1976)

Jacqueline Legatt (b. 1959): Strata (2 fls, cl, 2 percs, digital processing)

Jacqueline Legatt (b. 1959): Farandole (vln, vc, cl, pno, bass drum)

Tania Leon (b. 1943): One Mo' Time (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): The Heart's Ear (fl, cl, string quartet, 1997)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): The Turning dance of the bee (vln, vc, fl/alto/pic, bs cl, pno, perc, 2016)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Songs Found in a Dream (vc, dbl bass, ob, cl/bs cl, alto sax, tpt, 2 perc, 2005)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Veil (vln, vc, fl/bs fl, bs cl, tpt, pno, perc, 1999)

Liza Lim (b. 1966): Windy Bodies: Three Knots (vln, vla, vc, dbl bass, fl, bs cl, pno, perc, Norwegian hardingfele, 2014)

Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1983): The Valley of Hatsu-Se, Op. 62 (sop, vc, fl, cl, pno, 1965)

Missy Mazzoli: Ecstatic Science (vln, vla, vc, fl, cl, tpt, 2016, 10”)

Missy Mazzoli: Set That On Fire (vln, fl, cl, tpt, pno, 2013, 9”)

Missy Mazzoli: Still Life with Avalanche (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc, 2008, 9”)

Missy Mazzoli: Magic with Everyday Objects (dbl bass, fl, cl, pno, e. guitar, 2007, 10”)

Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar: Kwiaty (pic, fl, ob, cl, pno, 1997)

Jocelyn Morlock: Theft (vln, vc, cl, pno, perc, 2009)

Angelica Negron: Conversación a distancia (vln, vc, cl, vibraphone, pno, electronics, 2020, 6”)

Angelica Negron: What I'm Trying To Say Is... (vln, vc, bs cl, perc, pno, 2009, 7”)

Pauline Oliveros: Variations for Sextet (vc, fl, cl, tpt, hn, pno, 1960)

Tawnie Olson: Know the Way (sop, vla, cl, hp, pno, 2017, 2”)

Paola Prestini: As Sleep Befell (voice, string quartet, cl, percussion, 2007, 13”)

Irene Galindo Quero: A handful of earth (vln, vc, cl in A, perc, tape, 2012)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Aegean Perspective (fl, cl, sax, tba, perc, 1999, 14")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): The Orphic Thread (sop, wind quintet, pno, 1984, 25")

TElizabeth Raum (b. 1945): The International Suite (wind octet, 1992, 23")

Ailís Ní Ríain: Soundless (vln, vc, fl, cl, vibraphone, 2016)

Ailís Ní Ríain: Orizzontale (vln, vc, cl, pno, perc, 1997, 9”)

Kaija Saariaho: Figura (string quartet, cl, pno, 2016)

Ruth Crawford Seeger: Suite for Five Wind Instruments and Piano (1927, 11”)

Elnaz Seyedi (b. 1982): Fragments of a Memory (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, perc)

Linda Catlin Smith: Wanderer (vln, vc, cl, pno, perc, 2009, 15”)

Linda Catlin Smith: Morning Glory (fl, cl, pn, pc, vl, vc, 1998, 10”)

Sarah Kirkland Snider: Set You Free (vln vc, fl, cl, pno, marimba, 2016, 6”)

Melanie Spanswick: Gratitude for Wind Sextet (woodwind quintet, pno, 2020)

Dobrinka Tabakova: Moreni (string quartet, cl, pno, 2007, 12”)

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Phoenix (vc, fl, cl, tbn, perc, pno, 1986, 10")

Elizabeth Raum (b. 1945): Sextet for Woodwind Quintet and Piano (1992, 13")

Augusta Read Thomas: Acrobats (vln, vc, fl, bs cl, pno, 2018)

Augusta Read Thomas: Scat (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2007, 6”)

Melinda Wagner (b. 1957):  Sextet (vln, vla, vc, fl, cl, pno, 1989)

Melinda Wagner (b. 1957):  Wick (vln, vla, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2000, 16”)

Melinda Wagner (b. 1957): Thinking about the Moon (vln, vla, vc, fl, cl, pno, 1995)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Just So We Can Dance (string trio, cl, accordion, 201?, 2017)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Dark Hour (string quartet, cl, pno, 201?, 14”)

Freya Waley-Cohen: Regen (string trio, fl, cl, pno, 201?, 13”)

Errollyn Wallen: Mythologies (vln, vc, cl, sax, perc, pno, 1988)

Dai Wei: Just One Thing (vln, vc, fl, cl, perc, pno, 2014)

Ruth Shaw Wylie (1916-1989): Nova (vc, fl, cl, perc, marimba)

Carolyn Yarnell (b. 1961): Lapis Lazuli (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno)

Chen Yi (b. 1953): As Like a Raging Fire (vln, vc, fl, cl, pno, 2002, 10")

Judith Lang Zaimont: "...3: 4, 5 ..." (vln, vla, dbl basss, ob, cl, 1997)

Judith Lang Zaimont: Sky Curtains (vla, vc, fl, cl, bsn, 1984, 22”)