Laura Kaminsky, ComposerSelected Works

Laura Kaminsky, Composer
Laura Kaminsky 5Chamber Music
Five for Three, flute, cello, piano, 1981-82; Remembering August, violin, viola, cello, 1983; Still Life for the End of the Day, flute (+ alto flute), oboe, clarinet (+ bass clarinet), harp/guitar, cello, 1983-84; Triptych, oboe, cello, piano, 1984; A Dream Revisited, flute, percussion, 1985; Mirror to the Sky, flute, harp, 1986; Juderia, violin, 1987; Just Here, Sitting Now, clarinet, piano, 1987; Whence it Comes, cello, percussion, 1989; It Comes and it Goes, flute, guitar, 1990; Infidels, viola, cello, piano, 1991; Spirit Lost and Found, guitar, 1995; Elegy for the Silenced Voice, trumpet, 1995; Interpolations on Utopia Parkway, oboe, piano, 1993-97; Night Flight to Warsaw, oboe, double bass, piano, 1997; Vukovar Trio, violin, cello, piano, 1998-99; Transformations, string quartet, 1998-2000; River Music, flute, piano, percussion, 2000; The Full Range of Blue, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, 2001; Transformations II: Music for a Changing World, string quartet, 2002; Duo for Cello and Piano, 2003; Runaway Anemone, guitar, mandolin, 2003; Until a Name, flute, 2003; Piano Quartet, violin, viola, cello, piano, 2003-04; Cadenza Variations, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 2004; Transformations III, string quartet, 2004; Monotypes, string quartet, 2004-05; Music for Thelma, violin, piano, 2005; L’archipelago delle delizie, cello, 2005; Duo, flute, piano, 2005-06

There is a Season (text from the Book of Ecclesiastes), mixed chorus, clarinet, cello, piano, percussion, 1986; Libra (text by Manilius), mixed chorus, 2002; The Seasons (texts by nieces of the composer), female chorus, 2003; For Lee Krasner (text by Rebecca Allan), female chorus, 2005

Sonnet Lines No. 1 (text by William Shakespeare), soprano/mezzo-soprano, flute, piano, vibraphone, 1982; Sonnet Lines No. 2 (text by William Shakespeare), soprano, piano, 1982; Para mi corazón (text by Pablo Neruda), high voice, flute, clarinet/soprano saxophone, cello, piano, vibraphone, 1982; Twilight Settings (texts from anonymous Indonesian sources), soprano, string quartet, percussion, 1985, revised 1988; Nightpiece (text by James Joyce), tenor, flute, clarinet, cello, piano, 1985; Proverbs of Hell (text by William Blake), soprano, piano, marimba, 1989; Whitman Songs, baritone, piano, 1992; And Trouble Came: An African AIDS Diary (texts by the composer, the Bible, Georgia Johnson, Claude McKay, Pablo Neruda), speaker, viola, cello, piano, 1993; Aluta Continua (text from the words “aluta continua”), soprano, flute, harp, 1996-97; Rise, My Love (text from the Song of Solomon), voice, piano, 2003

Fred’s Piece, 1989; Triftmusik, 1991; Future Conditional, piano, interactive live electronics ad libitum, 1995; musica piccola, 2002

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