Composers
Conference
at Wellesley College

Below are examples of some of the repertoire that has been performed, recorded, and coached by members of the Conference Ensemble. The list provides a view into the tastes, interests, and abilities of the musicians.

ABRAHAMSEN: WINTERNACHT
ABRAHAMSEN: MARCHENBILDER
ABRAHAMSEN: WALDEN
ABRAHAMSEN: SCHNEE
ADAMS: SHAKER LOOPS
ADES: CATCH, COURT STUDIES FROM “THE TEMPEST”
APERGHIS: MOUVEMENT FOR PIANO QUINTET ,TRIANGLE CARRE
ARENSKY: QUARTET OP. 35
BABBITT: COMPOSITION FOR FOUR INSTRUMENTS
BABBITT: STRING QUARTET NO. 2
BABBITT: FOUR PLAY
BARBER: DOVER BEACH
BARTLETT: BAS RELIEF**
BARTOK: CONTRASTS
BERG: CHAMBER CONCERTO
BERG: ADAGIO (TRIO VERSION) FROM CHAMBER CONCERTO
BERG: STRING QUARTET OP. 3
BERIO: POINTS ON A CURVE TO FIND
BERIO: O KING
BERIO: CIRCLES
BIRTWISTLE: PULSE SHADOWS
BIRTWISTLE: SILBURY AIR
BIRTWISTLE: SECRET THEATER
BIRTWISTLE: CARMEN ARCADIAE MECHANICEA PERPETUUM
BENJAMIN: THREE INVENTIONS (CHAMBER ORCHESTRA)
BOULEZ: DERIVE I
BOULEZ: MARTEAU SANS MAÎTRE
BOULEZ: DERIVE II
BOULEZ: IMPROVISÉ POUR LE DR. K
BOULEZ: MÉMORIALE
CAGE: VARIOUS CHANCE AND ALEATORIC PIECES
CAGE: SHE IS ASLEEP
CAGE: WONDEFUL WIDOW OF 18 SPRINGS
CAGE: FREEMAN ETUDES
CAGE: STRING QUARTET
CARTER: OBOE QUARTET
CARTER: A MIRROR ON WHICH TO DWELL
CARTER: TEMPO E TEMPI,TRIPLE DUO
CARTER: ESPRIT RUDE, ESPRIT DOUX 1 AND 2
CARTER: STRING QUARTETS
CARTER: ENCHANTED PRELUDES
CENDO: ACTION PAINTING (2005)
CENDO: POUR QUINZE MUSICIENS
CENDO: DÉCOMBRES (2006)
CENDO: ACTION DIRECTE (2007)
CENDO: TRACT (2007)
CERHA: EIGHT FRAGMENTS AFTER HÖLDERLIN
CHASALOW: SUSPICIOUS MOTIVES
CHASALOW: INCIDENT AND SCATTER
CHASALOW: ON THAT SWIRL OF ENDING DUST
COPLAND: CLARINET SEXTET
COPLAND: PIANO QUARTET
COPLAND: APPALACHIAN SPRING
CRUMB: VOICE OF THE WHALE
CRUMB: BLACK ANGELS
CRUMB: ANCIENT VOICES OF CHILDREN
CRUMB: MADRIGALS
CRUMB: ELEVEN ECHOES OF AUTUMN
CUCKSONCRUMB: STRING QUARTET**
CRUMB: PIANO QUINTET
CURRIER: VERGE, NEXT ATLANTIS
DALLAPICCOLA: SAPPHO FRAGMENTS
DAVIDOVSKY: STRING TRIO
DAVIDOVSKY: ROMANCERO
DAVIDOVSKY: OBOE QUARTET
DAVIDOVSKY: QUARTETTO
DAVIDOVSKY: LADINO SONGS
DAVIDOVSKY: SYNCHRONISMS (VARIOUS)
DAVIDOVSKY: SIMPLE DANCES
DAVIDOVSKY: FLASHBACKS
DAVIDOVSKY: FESTINO
DAVIDOVSKY: PENNPLAY
DAVIDOVSKY: BIBLICAL SONGS
DILLON: THE SOADIE WASTE (PIANO QUINTET)
DILLON: NEW YORK TRYPTICH
DRUCKMAN: COME ROUND
DRUCKMAN: STRING QUARTET NO. 2
DUTILLIEUX: AINSI LA NUIT
DU BOIS: STRING QUARTETS NO. 1 AND NO. 2
DONATONI: SPIRI
DONATONI: LUMEN
ECKARDT: SIXTEEN
ECKARDT: AFTER SERRA
EISLER: TAGEBUCH
FELDMAN: FOUR INSTRUMENTS
FELDMAN: WHY PATTERNS
FRIEDMAN: STRING QUARTET NO. 2
FOSS: ECHOI
FOSS: TIME CYCLE
GREENBAUM: CASTLENAU FOR STRING QUARTET**
GRISEY: TALEA
GRISEY: PERIODES
GRISEY: VORTEX TEMPORUM
GUBAIDULINA: QUASI HOQUETUS FOR VIOLA, BASSOON AND PIANO
HAAS: …NACH-RUF…ENT-GLEITEND…
HAAS: IN VAIN
HAAS: STRING QUARTET NO. 5
HARBISON: STRING QUARTETS
HARVEY: BHAKTI (CHAMBER ORCHESTRA+ELEC)
HARVEY: SONG OFFERINGS
HARVEY: CONCELEBRATION
HARVEY: STRING QUARTET
HUREL: A MESURE
HYLA: WE SPEAK ETRUSCAN
HYLA: PIANO CONCERTO
HYLA: AMORE SCADUTO
IVES: STRING QUARTET NO. 1 “FROM THE SALVATION ARMY”
IYER: MUTATIONS** FOR PIANO QUINTET
JANACEK: STRING QUARTET NO. 1
KEREN: THREE LADINO SONGS
KIM: EXERCISES EN ROUTE
KNUSSEN: REQUIEM
KNUSSEN: COURSING
KURTÁG: HOMMAGE A ROBERT SCHUMANN
KURTÁG: PAS A PAS NULLE PART,
LACHENMANN: STRING QUARTET NO. 3 “GRIDO” (CAN ALSO BE DONE AS A STRING SINFONIETTA)
LANG: SWEET AIR
BERNHARD LANG: DW SONGBOOK
LERDAHL: IMBRICATIONS**
LEROUX: VOI(RE)X
LIGETI: HORN TRIO; AVENTURES; NOUVELLES AVENTURES, CHAMBER CONCERTO
LINDBERG: CLARINET QUINTET
LUNSQUI: DEFLECTERE II*
LUTOSLAWSKI: CHAIN 1
MACKEY: INDIGENOUS INSTRUMENTS
MACKEY: MICRO CONCERTO
MARTINO: PIANO TRIO,NOTTURNO
MARTINO: FROM THE OTHER SIDE
MARTINO: PIANO QUARTET
MARTINO: SERENATA CONCERTANTE
MARTINO: CLARINETTE TRIO
MARTINO: STRING QUARTET
MELTZER: EXILES
MESSIAEN: OISEAUX EXOTIQUES
MESSIAEN: QUARTET FOR END OF TIME
MURAIL: L’ATTENTE
MURAIL: 7 LAKES DRIVE
MURAIL: COULEUR DE MER
MURAIL: LA BARQUE MYSTIQUE
MURAIL: MÉMOIRE/EROSION
MURAIL: FEUILLES A TRAVERS LES CLOCHES**
MURAIL: WINTER FRAGMENTS**
MURAIL: ETHERS**
NEUWIRTH: AKROATE HADAL
NONO: FRAGMENTE-STILLE
NONO: AN DIOTIMA
PERLE: CRITICAL MOMENTS
RANDS: CANTI LUNATICI
RAVEL: STRING QUARTET
REICH: DIFFERENT TRAINS
REICH: MUSIC FOR 18 MUSICIANS
REYNOLDS: SHADOWED NARRATIVE
REYNOLDS: ASPERATIONS
RZEWSKI: WHANGDOODLES
SCHOENBERG: PIERROT LUNAIRE
SCHOENBERG: STRING QUARTETS
SCHOENBERG: STRING TRIO
SCHOENBERG: ODE TO NAPOLEON
SCHOENBERG: VERKLÄRTE NACHT
SCHOENBERG: KAMMERSYMPHONIE OP. 9
SCHOENBERG: SUITE OP.29
SCIARRINO: INFINITO NERO
SCIARRINO: CENTAURO MARINO
SCHRECKER: CHAMBER SYMPHONY
SHAPEY: EVOCATION II (CELLO, PERC, PIANO)
SHAPEY: REYEM, THREE FOR SIX
SHAPEY: STRING QUARTET NO. 10**
SHAPEY: EVOCATION NO. 1
SHAPEY: PIANO QUINTET**
SHAPEY: TWO FOR FIVE FOR CLARINET AND STRING QUARTET**
STEIGER: ELLIOT’S INSTRUMENTS
STEIGER: 12 LOOPS
STRAVINSKY: L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT (FULL AND TRIO VERSIONS)
STRAVINSKY: CONCERTINO FOR STRINGS
STRAVINSKY: PRIBAOUTKI
STRAVINSKY: BERCEUSES DU CHAT
STRAVINSKY: VARIOUS SONGS
STRAVINSKY: OCTET
STRAVINSKY: THREE PIECES FOR STRING QUARTET
STREBER: STRING QUARTET**
READ THOMAS: DANCING HELIX RITUALS
VARESE: OCTANDRE
VARESE: INTEGRALE
VARESE: HYPERPRISM
VARESE: OFFRANDES
WAGNER: WICK
WAGNER: WING AND PRAYER
WUORINEN: NEW YORK NOTES
WUORINEN: STRING QUARTETS
WUORINEN: STRING SEXTET NO. 1 – METAGONG
WUORINEN: SPINOFF
WUORINEN: NEW YORK NOTES
WUORINEN: GREAT PROCESSION
WEBERN: SONGS, OP. 8, 13, 14, 15
WEBERN: SIX BAGATELLES
WEBERN: QUARTET OP. 22
WEBERN: STRING QUARTET OP. 28
WOLPE: OBOE QUARTET
WOLPE: STRING QUARTET
WYNER: ROMANCES FOR PIANO QUARTET

Piano trios by:
PHILIPPE BODIN**
CHEN YI
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY
JUSTIN DELLO JOIO
BERNHARD GANDER
MICHAEL HERSCH
LEE HYLA
DAVID MACDONALD
DONALD MARTINO
HAROLD MELTZER (W/NARRATOR)
NICHOLAS OMICCIOLI
JEREMY PODGURSKY
SCIARRINO NOS. 1 AND 2
SEAN SHEPHERD
MARILYN SHRUDE
HENRIK STRINDBERG
TORU TAKEMITSU
WANG JIE
ANNA WEESNER
PATRICK ZIMMERLI

Duos by:
GEORGES APERGHIS “REQUIEM FURTIF” VIOLIN/CLAVES
BARTÓK: DUOS (2 VIOLINS)
GEORGE BENJAMIN: VIOLA, VIOLA (2 VIOLAS)
MANENA CONTRERAS “MOSAIC” VIOLIN/VIOLA
FRANCO DONATONI ”CIGLIO II” VIOLIN/FLUTE
DAI FUJIKURA “DOLPHINS” 2 VIOLAS
STEFANO GERVASONI “DUE VOCI” VIOLIN/FLUTE
ALEXANDER GOEHR “MANERE” VIOLIN/CLARINET
JORGE LIDERMAN: “AIRES DE SEFARAD: 46 SPANISH SONGS” VIOLIN/GUITAR
STEVEN MACKEY ”A FINAL GLANCE” VIOLIN/GUITAR
URSULA MAMLOK “TERZIANUM”* VIOLIN/FLUTE
TRISTAN MURAIL “LES RUINES CIRCULAIRES” VIOLIN/CLARINET
GEORGE ROCHBERG “DUO CONCERTANT” VIOLIN/CELLO
RALPH SHAPEY “MANN DUO” VIOLIN/VIOLA
ANNA WEESNER SUDDEN, UNBIDDEN* ** VIOLIN/CELLO
RANDALL WOOLF ”QUICKSILVER” VIOLIN/FLUTE
CHARLES WUORINEN: VISIBLE VIOLIN/VOICE

String trios by:
DAVIDOVSKY
GORECKI
HECTOR PARRA
OLIVER SCHNELLER
SCHNITTKE
SCHOENBERG
XENAKIS