Database

TitleComposerLibrettistLengthPerformance Forces# Roles# InstRecording
¿Y los pasteles?Johanny NavarroJosé Félix Gómez1:30cl, bsn, cor, tbn, perc, str 5tet10
“Or like a…”Tania LeonJohn Ashbery0:15bar — vc, perc12
[INSERT CAPTION HERE]Christian Quinones0:10auto-tuned mez — keyboard, live electronics12View Recording
[redact]Nina ShekharNina Shekhar0:09sop — cl, ten sax, vln, vc, perc, electronics, (optional lighting)16EnglishView Recording
1619 opera cycleJoseph C Phillips JrJoseph C Phillips Jr, Kelley Rourke, and othersvaries — varies — SATB chorusEnglish
18 Palace RoadShreya JhaShreya Jha1:40sop, mez, ten — cor, pno, perc, vln, vla, v c — chorus36EnglishView Recording
9 Death HaikuMichi Wianckovocals — str 4tet, bass, perc16View Recording
A Bayou LegendWilliam Grant Still2:00sop, mez, ten, bar, bass — orchestra: 3-2-EH-3-2; 3-3-2-1, timp, perc, cel, hp, str, drums, cymbs — chorus530+
A Common TruthJoseph Jones2:50mez, ten, 2 bar, bass — Orchestra (2.2.2.2-4.2.3.0-T+1-Str)530+English
A Cup of SinParisa SabetSimin Behbahani0:16mez — cl, pno, vc, elec git14English, FarsiView Recording
A Kiss in XanaduH. Leslie Adamsunknown voice types —8
A Midsummer Night’s DreamMichael ChingWilliam Shapespeare“voicestra” of 15-20 voices15
A Pilgrim’s SongsChia Yin Wu0:08sop — vc, pno12MandarinView Recording
A RoseKamala SankaramKamala Sankaram, Misha Penton0:15sop, ten, 2 Hindustani singers — fl, ob, vln, vla, pno, tabla46
A Royal FeastMichael Ching
A Setting of Five Poems by Langston HughesJoyce Solomon MoormanLangston Hughesten — bsn, cor, xylo13
A Souther InterludeWilliam Grant Still1:00
a summer more like a songMelissa DunphyJuliette Lee0:01bar — vln, vc, pno13English
AesopicaMarcos Balterten/narrator — fl, cl, bsn, cor, tba, perc, pno, 2vln, vc, electronics111
After the WailingJonathan Bailey HollandStephen Caldwell Wright0:05sop — vln, vla, vc13View Recording
AinadamarOsvaldo GolijovDavid Henry Hwang1:102 sop, mez, 2 ten, 2 bar, bass — 3 fl, ob, 2 cl, bsn, 2 cor, 2 tpt, tbn, 3 perc, 3 cajons, 2 git, pno, computer-based sampler-harp-strings — female chorus821SpanishView Recording
AksobyaLeila Aduvoice — pno, electronics12
Alice RyleyMichael ChingMichael Ching
Alice TierneyMelissa DunphyGoldfinger1:007 solo voices — chamber ensemble7
all decisions will be made by consensusKamala SankaramRob Handel0:126 singers — live electronics61
All Dressed Up (No Place to Go)Michael Ching
AlwaysJonathan Bailey Holland0:102 sop, 2 ten — piano41
American ApolloDamien GeterLila Palmer
American VoicesJonathan Bailey Holland0:15narrator — 4 ten tbn, 2 bass tbn16View Recording
AmericanaJonathan Bailey Holland0:07voice — fl, acoustic git, drums, 2vln, vl, vc, db18
Americans all around usObediya Wonderful Jones-DarrellWayde Compton0:02bar, bass bar — str 4tet24English
AmistadAnthony DavisThulani Davos2:022 sop, 2 mez, 4 ten., 2 bar, b.bar, 2 bass — Orchestra with Harp, Saxophone, Trombone, Bass, Drums and Percussion. — 2 choirs – a Black ensemble and predominately White chorus1330+English, Haitian dialectView Recording
An African American RequiemDamien Getersop, alt, ten, bass — orchestra — SATB chorus430+View Recording
An American SoilderRuo HuangDavid Henry Huang2 sop, 2 mez, 4 ten, 5 bar, 7 bass —2030+EnglishView Recording
An Opera in One-Act OperaFaye ChiaoFaye Chiao0:30View Recording
Ana y su SombraGabriela Ortiz0:452 sop, mez, ten — fl, vln, pno43View Recording
Anansi and the Moss Covered RockJonathan Bailey Holland0:12narrator — 2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 2cor, perc, str130+
AncientTania Leon2 sop — fl, cl, perc, vla, vc25
And The Lands Were DreamingParisa Sabet0:13ten — cl, pno12View Recording
And the Ocean was GoneRoydon TseSue Goyette0:09sop, mez, ten, bar — large chamber ensemble4EnglishView Recording
Angel’s BoneDu YunRoyce Vavrek1:27mez, ten, bar, female punk voice, male sop or countertenor — fl, ob, cl, tpt, tba, drumkit, lute, vln, vla, vc, electronics — chorus of 7 people511View Recording
AngstAlice Ping Yee Ho0:12sop —10View Recording
Anna HunterMichael ChingMichael Ching
ArchaeologyMaria Thompson CorleyKirsten Maria Corley0:06sop — clarinet11English
Arkana Aquarium, An OperaMichi WianckoAnnie-Sage Whitehurst0:25View Recording
Asphalt GrandpaLeila Aduvoice — cimbalom, electronics12View Recording
At the DoorDaniel SabzghabaeiRumi0:14high voice, medium voice — pno21View Recording
At War with OurselvesMichael AbelsNikky Finney
AutumnAlice Ping Yee Ho0:10sop, mez — fl, 2 perc, vla, db25
AyreOsvaldo Golijov0:40sop — fl, cl, bas, cor, perc, harp, git, solo vln, solo vc, solo db, laptop111View Recording
Baba Yaga and The Firebird: A Musical for Family AudiencesFaye ChiaoAnton Dudley1:00EnglishView Recording
Balm in GileadShawn E. Okpebholobar — fl, pno12
Basho HaikuRoger Zare0:10sop — perc, str 4tet15View Recording
BayoánRoberto Sierra0:40sop, bar — orchestra — SATB chorus230+View Recording
BernsteinliedAlvin Singleton0:04sop — fl, pno12
Between SistersAlvin SingletonRita Dove0:10sop — alt fl, vibraphone, pno13View Recording
Beyond the Silence of SorrowRoberto Sierra0:25sop — orchestra130+View Recording
Birthday ClownMichael Ching
Black ThunderMelissa DunphyLuke Stromberg0:06bar — vln, vc, pno13EnglishView Recording
BlakeH. Leslie AdamsDaniel Mayers2 sop, mez, ten, bar, bass, 4 speaking roles — orchestra or chamber orchestra — chorus1030+English
Blessings as Rain FallLeila AduKalu Rinpoche0:191 voice — symphony orchestra130+View Recording
BloodlinesShuying LiLila Palmer0:30sop, mez, bar — fl, cl, vln, vc, pno35View Recording
Blue SteelWilliam Grant Still2:00sop, bar, cont, ten — orchestra: 3-2-EH-4-3; 4-3-3-1; timp., perc., cel., hp., str., 3 tom-toms — chorus430+
blushNina ShekharNina Shekhar0:10sop — — SSAATTBB choir10EnglishView Recording
Boozhoo Manoomin SuiteBeverley Mckiver0:25voice — fl, pno, vla OR vc13View Recording
Born To Say Thank YouBrent Michael Davids0:05sop — Native American wood flute, orchestra (double winds)130+
BoundKevin Lau, G.F. HandelJoel Ivany1:00sop, alt/c.ten, ten, bass — 1.1.1.1 – perc – 1.1.1.1.1410
Buoso’s GhostMichael ChingMichael Ching
California ShorelineKui DongKui Dongsop — str 4tet and harp or prepared piano15EnglishView Recording
Call OutKamala Sankaramfrom Twitter, Gawker, and adapted from Rumi0:15bar — vc, pno12
Cancionero SefardíRoberto Sierra0:16sop or ten — fl, cl, vln, vc, pno15View Recording
CantoTania Leon0:15bar — cl/b cl, mar, vc, pno14
ChampionTerence BlanchardMichael Christofersop, 2 mez, 3 ten, bar, b.bar, bass, boy sop —10
Chekhov’s GunChristian Quinones0:08bar — b cl, tpt, tbn13View Recording
Chhlong Tonle (Crossing the River)Liliya UgaySokunthary Svay
Chronicle for An Eccentric HeartAlice Ping Yee Ho0:12sop — cl/b.cl, pno12
Chronicles of Ghosts | Extraordinary Women of the 16th CenturyClarice Assad0:18sop — vln, vc, pno13Spanish and English
CirandadasClarice Assad0:20at least one low and one high voice — picc, 2fl, ob, e.h., cl, b cl, bsn, cbsn – 4cor, 2tpt, 3tbn, b tbn, tba – 4perc, hp, pno – str230+View Recording
City NightAlice Ping Yee Ho0:13sop — fl, pno12
Cocks Must CrowMichael ChingMichael Ching
Come, My Tan-Faced ChildrenMelissa DunphyWalt Whitman0:06mez — str orchestra130+EnglishView Recording
Coming Forth By DayKerwin Young0:15bar — ob, vla, vc13
Compadre HuashayoGabriela Lena Frank0:203 male voices — 3 Quena (3 Quenilla), 2 Flauta de Pan, 2 Zampoña, 6 Toyo, 6 Percussion, 4 Charango, 4 Bandolín, 4 Bandola, 6 Guitarra, Arpa Andina, Contrabass330+
Completing the PictureMichael Ching
ConfessionsClarice AssadCatherine Maxymuk, Naomi Major, Alissa McLaughlanView Recording
ConnectionsShreya JhaShreya JhaView Recording
ConsolationsKento StratfordBoethius0:12sop — alt fl, ob, b cl, vln, vla, vc, timp, harp, pno, electronics,110English, LatinView Recording
Corps of DiscoveryMichael ChingHugh Moffatt
CostasoWilliam Grant Still2:00sop, mez, 2 ten, bar — orchestra: 2(2nd ad picc.)-2-EH-2-2; 3-3-3-1; timp., perc., cel., hp., str., sn. drum, cymbs., bells, castanets, claves, gong, wire brush — chorus530+
Cue 67Michael ChingSandra Bernhard0:35
Dance of the StreetsJoyce Solomon Moormansop — cl, vc, pno, drumset14
Dark Lady (Four Shakespeare Sonnets)Joshua CerdeniaShakespeare0:16ten — vln, pno12EnglishView Recording
Dark River: The Fannie Lou Hamer StoryMary WatkinsMary WatkinsView Recording
Darkness VisibleTarik O’Regan0:02c.ten, ten — piano21View Recording
Dear AbbyNina Shekhar0:062 singers — sinfonietta230+View Recording
Dear LennyDai Weivoice — chamber orchestra130+
Death by Life – Scene 4. When the Time Hits YouJonathan Bailey HollandCerise Jacobs0:062 sop, mez, male actor — cl, vln, vc, pno, marimba45
DecouplingRoydon TseRoydon Tse0:092 sop — perc, vc, pno23English
Dentro La NotteJohn Paul AguilarJoel Barbosa1:47sop, mez, alt, 2 ten, bar, bass — Chamber Orchestra — SATB chorus (min 4 voices)7EnglishView Recording
DesassossegoMarcos Baltersop — orchestra130+
Die Mistel (Mistletoe)Karim Al-Zand0:05bar — piano 4tet, vibraphone15View Recording
Dinner 4 3Michael ChingDeborah Brevoort0:11sop or mez, ten or bar, ten — vln, bas, pno33View Recording
Dodo, mon tout petitIan CussonMavor Moore0:07sop — orchestra (1,1,2,1; 4,3,2,0; harp, cel; 12,19,7,7,5)130+
DominicanKui Dong0:05sop — vc11
Doña RositaRoberto Sierra0:06mez — wind 5tet15View Recording
Dr. Sun Yat-SenRuo HuangCandace Mui-ngam Chong2 sop, 2 mez, ten, bar, bass —8MandarinView Recording
Drag Down the SkyOsvaldo GolijovConor McPherson0:20bar — str 4tet14Ensligh
Dream of the Red ChamberBright ShengDavid Henry, Bright Sheng2:158 principle roles — orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 3perc, harp, qin – str) — SATB chorus1430+English
Dream Sequence ’76Alvin SingletonAlvin Singleton1:102 sop, 2 alt, 2 ten, bar, bass, 2 actors, pantomime, 6 extras — chamber orchestra and tape1730+English
Dream VariationsJoyce Solomon Moormansop — fl, pno, drumset — SATB chorus13
Dream WorldJerod Tate0:20narrator — fl, cl, b cl, bsn, perc15View Recording
Dunbar SongsH. Leslie AdamsPaul Laurence Dunbar0:15high voice — fl, ob, cl bsn, 2hn, timp, perc, harp, str130+EnglishView Recording
Ear, Skin, and Bone RiddlesMarcos Balter0:06sop — vln, vc12View Recording
Edge of a DreamJuhi Bansal0:25sop, bar, student singer — vln, vc, pno or synth — chorus of k-12 students with or without musical experience33
El Castillo InteriorCarla LuceroSanta Teresa de Avila0:07male sop — bs. cl., prepared pno12EnglishView Recording
El éxtasis de Santa TeresaRoberto Sierra0:15sop — chamber orchestra130+View Recording
El mensajero de plataRoberto Sierra1:10View Recording
El último sueño de Frida y DiegoGabriela Lena FrankNilo Cruz2:00sop, mez, c.ten, bar — orchestra (2,1,2,1; 1,1,0,0; 2perc, pno/cel, str) — SSAATTBB chorus430+SpanishView Recording
ElegíaGabriela Ortiz0:144 sop — 2perc, timp, pno/cel, hp, str430+View Recording
Elegies for the FallenJoyce Solomon MoormanRashidah Ismaili1:303 sop, c.alt, 2 ten, bar, bass — orchestra (picc.2.2.e.hn,2,b.cl,2 – s.sax.2.2.1.0 – xylo, 2 marimba, guiro, vibraslap, rachet, cabaca, chocolo, shekere, tamtam, snare, 2 congas, bass drum, pno) — SATB chorus924EnglishView Recording
ElementosClarice AssadDaniel Basilio0:20mez — vln, cl, pno, vc14View Recording
Emmett Till: The OperaMary WatkinsClare CossView Recording
Empire of WildIan CussonCherie Dimaline
EmpowerDamien SneedIke Holter
Enchantress of Numbers – Ada Lovelace OperaJuhi BansalNeil AitkenView Recording
Escape from the Evil EmpireKerwin Young0:15sop — orchestra (3.3.3.3 – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 4perc, hp, pno – str. — women’s choir130+
Eternal PeaceRoydon Tse0:08c.ten, bar — str trio23
Ev’rytime I Feel the SpiritShawn E. Okpebholobar — vla, pno12
Every Grass a SpringDu YunDu Yun, Yang Nan0:05bar — sheng, pipa, electronics13ChineseView Recording
Exile/HomeJoshua Cerdeniabar — vln, vc, pno13
Experiments In Opera: Everything For DawnClarice AssadJason Cady, Adrienne Danrich, Lauren D’Errico, Krista Knight, Jerry Lieblich, and Jerome A. Parker.
FaithMichael ChingMichael Ching
Fantasies on Tang PoetryRoydon TseGuangzhong Yu0:10bar — cl, vln, pno13Chinese MandarinView Recording
FantasmaIan CussonColleen Murphy0:50
FaryadNasim KhorassaniMehdi Akhavan Sales0:08bar — b.cl, tpt, tbn13Persian in International Phonetic AlphabetView Recording
Fault LinesGity Razaz0:204 voices — chamber orchestra430+
Final ProofIan CussonDaniel Solon0:06
Fire Shut Up In My BonesTerence BlanchardKasi Lemmons2:10View Recording
Five Freedom SongsJesse Montgomery0:20voice — perc, str130+
Five Millay SongsH. Leslie AdamsEdna St. Vincent Millaymez or bar — fl/picc, ob, cl, fag, 2cor, timp, perc, harp, str130+English
Five Songs on Poems of Marilyn DumontIan CussonMarilyn Dumont0:20mez — chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1 – 0.0.0.0 – pno – 3.0.2.1.1) OR pno 5tet112View Recording
Flight of FaithGity Razaz0:05tenor — orchestra130+
Food FightNina ShekharNina Shekhar0:05sop — alt sax, pno12View Recording
Footsteps in Campbell HouseRoydon Tse, Joshua Denenberg, Tyler Versluis, and Yu-Ting LinMichael Albano4 sop, mez, 2 ten, bar — vln, pno82English
ForbiddenAfarin MansouriDonna-Michelle St. Bernardsop, mez, bar, Farsi rapper — 3 Persian musicians: ney, tar, and perc43English, FarsiView Recording
FormidableKamala SankaramJerre Dye0:12sop, mez — vln, git22
Found AgainJerod TateJoy Harjo0:25vocal quartet — piano — optional children’s chorus41
Fountain of You: A Musical ComedyFaye ChiaoTasha Gordon-SolmonEnglishView Recording
Four FreedomsJoseph C Phillips JrJoseph C Phillips Jr1:006 sop, 2 mez, ten, 2 bar/bass — fl, alt sax, ban, cor, tpt, tbn, pno, harp, vln, vla, vc, db — SATB chorus1112English
Frederick DouglassDorothy Rudd MooreDorothy Rudd Moore3:00Orchestra: 2 fl, ob, cor ang, 2 cl, b.cl, bas, 2 cor, 2 tpt, tbn, b.tbn, perc, timp, pno, str30+View Recording
Freedom SuiteLeila Adu0:141 voice — large chamber ensemble1View Recording
FrenesíJohanny NavarroJosé Félix Gómez, Johanny Navarro0:45sop, ten, bar — cl, pno, str 4tet36View Recording
Für Meinen VaterJeff Scottten — str 4 tet14
G. F. Handel’s Messiah: The Pre-Game ShowKarim Al-Zand0:45actor, ten, bar — 2ob, 2bsn, 2tpt, timp, harpsichord, str — SATB chorus330+
GhasedakParisa SabetMehdi Akhavan-Saless0:12ten — vibraphone11FarsiView Recording
GhostsKamala Sankaram0:06sop — flute choir, pno1
Glosa a la sombraRoberto Sierra0:10mez — cl, vla, pno13View Recording
Guakia BabaJohanny Navarro0:06sop — fl, cl, vl, vc, pno15
Hakka Tea BlissAlice Ping Yee Ho0:09solo male or female voice — orchestra130+
Have and HoldAllison Loggins-Hull0:03singing flutist — singing flutist, electronics11EnglishView Recording
Heart of DarknessTarik O’ReganTom Phillips1:152 sop, 6 ten, 3 bar, bass — fl/alt/picc, cl/Eb/b cl, cl/bcl, cor, perc, hp, acoustic git, pno/cel/harpsichord/chamber organ, 2vln, vla, 2vc, db814
Heart of Ours – A PieceTania LeonR. Sandecki, multiple Indigenous authors0:08ten — fl, 4tpt, 2perc — men’s chorus17
HereRich CoburnAnabel Maler0:031 sop — vc, vibraphone, pno13EnglishView Recording
Hervararkviða (The Incantation of Hervor)Melissa DunphyMelissa Dunphy0:12mez — vln, harp12EnglishView Recording
Highway I, USAWilliam Grant Still1:00sop, ten, bar — orchestra: 2(2nd ad picc.)-2(2nd ad EH)-2(2nd ad Bb cl.)-2; 4-2-2-0; timp. (2), perc., hp., str. — chorus330+
ho.ma.geMarcos Baltersop, alt, ten, bass — cl, str 4tet45
Holy GroundDamien Geter
How I Love YouParisa Sabet0:03sop — fl, vc, perc13
Hózhó (Navajo Strong)Jerod Tate0:07sop — vc, pno12
Human Moments: A Song Cycle on the Poems of Brett FosterShawn E. Okpebholosop, male speaker — electric git, 2pno, chamber str, mixed media230+
HutongKui DongMonica Datta, Paul SchickView Recording
Hymn to FreedomH. Leslie AdamsPaul Laurence Dunbar0:10sop, ten, bar — Woodwind (doubling picc, B flat cl, bass clar, and E flat alto sax), tpt, tenor tbn and bass tbn or tuba (doubling string bass), pno, perc, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass.330+
I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer DreamsJorge SosaCerise Jacobs3 female, 2 “children” — orchestra — children’s chorus530+View Recording
I Am Carmen MirandaRoberto Sierra0:18mez — large chamber orchestra130+View Recording
I Must SurviveDu YunMatthew Maguire0:07sop — ensemble1EnglishView Recording
I Saw A Woman At the MillIan CussonIan Cusson0:06mez — orchestra (2(picc),2(eh),2,bcl,2,cbsn; 2,2,2,1; timp, 2perc, harp, pno/cel; 6,4,4,4,2)130+
I Want To Go HomeJesse Montgomery0:04sop — string quartet, quintet, or string orchestra130+
Iberian SongsGabriela Lena Frankanonymous0:10sop — str 4tet14Spanish
Illuminated Grey for Large EnsembleMarc Zollingerten — fl, a.sax, vib, perc, vln, electronics16
ImagesJoseph JonesRanier Rilke1:37mez, ten, bass — Orchestra (3.3.3.3-4.3.3.0-T-Str) — SATB chorus330+German
Immortal PilotsMelika M. FitzhughChase Twichell0:07ten — ten/bass recorder (could substitute C/bass flute), pno/harpsichord12English
In Our Daughter’s EyesDu YunMichael McQuilken
InterludesJohn Wineglass0:07mez — vc, pno12
Inuit GamesT. Patrick CarrabréKatajjak singers — orchestra30+
InvisibleDamien Geterbar — pno, tpt12
InvocacionesRoberto Sierra0:14voice — perc11
IphigeniaWayne ShorterEsperanza Spaldingorchestra and jazz sax, drums, pno, db30+View Recording
Iron John: An American Ghost StoryJacinth GreywoodsRebecca Hart4 male, 2 female —6View Recording
Island of the MoonFaye ChiaoAnton DudleyEnglishView Recording
It Is So Cold TonightMiguel del Aguila0:09solo high or med voice — orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 2.2.2.1 – timp, 2perc, pno – str)130+
Ithánali (I Know)Jerod Tate0:07sop — vc, pno12Chickasaw, English
Ivo, IvoTania LeonManuel Martin0:05sop — cl, bcl, vla, vc, db15
J’adore les oragesIan CussonMarc Bouchard0:06mez — orchestra (picc.2.2.eh.3.bcl.2.cbsn-4.3.3.1-timp.2perc.harp.cel-str) or piano130+View Recording
JeanneJustine F. Chen1:15sop, mez, ten, bar, bass — orchestra530+
JourneyTania Leon0:06high voice — fl, hp12
Journey of the ShadowGabriela Lena FrankNilo Cruz0:22narrator — orchestra (1,1,1,1; 0,0,0,0; perc, pno; str(1,1,1,1,1))130+
Journey to FreedomJulius Williams0:30sop, ten — orchestra (3.3.2.3 – 4.3.2.1 – timp, perc, pno) — chorus224
JuanaCarla LuceroAlicia Gaspar de Alba, Carla LuceroSpanishView Recording
Katie: The Strongest of The StrongFaye ChiaoAnton Dudley0:45
King of the CloudsMichael ChingHugh Moffatt
KivalinaKamala Sankaram0:07mez — vln11
KlageJoseph JonesRainer Maria Rilke0:18ten — fo, ob, cl, bsn, cor15German
KyrieMalcolm J. Solomonsop — fl, organ12
L’Histoire de l’oieIan CussonMichel Marc Bouchard0:15mez, bar, c.ten — pno31
L’homme ArméMelissa Dunphyanonymous0:06sop or ten — cor, cl, theremin, vc, tape15View Recording
La AlcaldesaLaura Jobin-AcostaSandra Flores-StrandView Recording
La Centinela y la PalomaGabriela Lena FrankNilo Cruz0:24sop or mez — Orchestra (2,2,2,2; 2,2,0,0; 2perc, cel/pno, harp; str)130+SpanishView Recording
La flambeauDavid Bontemps
La Pasión según San MarcosOsvaldo Golijov1:273 vocalists — non-trad orchestra: 2 tpt, 2 tbn, 3 perc, singers or instrumentalists playing brimbau/cajón/udú/clave/wind chimes/whistle/shaker/gua gua/cuica/SD/BD/bell/bombo/repinique/surdo/ganza, pno, acc, git, str (6.0.6.1 OR 12.0.8.4) — chorus330+View Recording
La ReinaJorge SosaLaura Sosa Pedroza, Jorge Sosa2vln, vla, vc, db, fl/picc, ob/cor angl, cl/bass cl, bsn/contrabsn, tpt, tbn, piano/keyboards, perc, laptop14English, SpanishView Recording
LacrymosaMelissa Huivoice — chamber ensemble, woodwinds, keyboards1
Lahzeh-e DidarParisa SabetMehdi Akhavan-Saless0:03ten — vibraphone11View Recording
Lamentations of an Aztec Poet (paired with Every Gnome Knows)Melika M. FitzhughUnknown Aztec Poet(s)0:19ten — sop/alt/ten recorder alt/ten recorder ten/bass recorder (C or bass flutes may be substituted)13English, Nahuatl
Las Tres Mujeres de JurusalénCarla LuceroCarla LuceroSpanishView Recording
Lear on the Second FloorAnthony DavisAllan Havis
LeevesMichael ChingMichael Ching
LeilaKarim Al-Zand0:11bar — git, str 4tet15View Recording
Leo: Opera in One CatMichael ChingFernando Fonseca0:15
Letras para cantarAngélica NegrónSor Juana Inés de la Cruz0:113 female voices — electronics31Spanish
Letter To Our ChildrenJustine F. ChenJacqueline Goldfinger0:14mez — harp, 2vln, vla, 2vc16
LilithAnthony DavisAllan HavisEnglish
Lo-Re-LeiDai Weithroat singer — str 4tet14View Recording
Loisaida, My LoveJesse MontgomeryBimbo Rivas0:05mez — vc11
Looking at YouKamala SankaramRob Handel1:306 singers — 3 sax, pno, electronics65View Recording
Lord, I Want to be a Christian/Give Me JesusShawn E. Okpebholobar — fl, pno12
Love Raise Your VoiceTarik O’Regan0:02sop — vln, pno12EnglishView Recording
Love SongsJonathan Bailey Holland0:08sop — fl, cl, perc, vl, vla, vc16
Lowak Shoppala’ (Fire and Light)Jerod Tate1:30sop, bar, narrator — orchestra (3(2 picc).2.3(b cl).3(cbsn) – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 3 perc, hp, pno, str) — children’s chorus330+View Recording
LuciérnagaGabriela OrtizSilvia PeláezView Recording
Lunar SongsJesse MontgomeryJ Mae Barizo0:07voice — str 4tet14
LuvShreya Jha
Luz de LavaGabriela OrtizArmando Salas Portugall0:33sop — orchestra (3.2.3.3 – 4.4.3.1 – timp, 3perc, hp, pno – str) — choir130+View Recording
Lynx Lamour Goes to NashvilleTomson HighwayTomson HighwayWoods Cree
Lyrics of Love and SorrowMalcolm J. Solomonvoice — vc, pno12
Madame MaoBright ShengColin Graham2:00orchestra (2.2.2.2 – 4.3.3.1 0 timp, 4perc, hp – str) — SATB chorus1330+
Madame White SnakeZhou LongCerise Lim JacobsEnglishView Recording
Madcap’s DiaryAlice Ping Yee Ho0:08sop — a.fl, harpsichord12
MakuParisa Sabet0:08sop — fl, cl, pno, vl, vc, audio playback16EnglishView Recording
MalabarismosAngélica Negrón0:02female voice — flute11
Mama’s little Precious ThingAllison Loggins-Hullsop — 4vln, 2vla, 2vc, db19
Marian’s Song (a chamber opera)Damien SneedDeborah D.E.E.P. Moutonsop, mez, ten, b.bar, bass, unknown — orchestra — chorus630+EnglishView Recording
Mask Your Sonic StoryReiko YamadaReiko Yamada1:009 female singers — percussion ensemble930+View Recording
MasterJacinth GreywoodsDeepali Gupta2 female, 1 male —3
May I Feel – An Opera in Seven MinutesBright Shenge e cummings0:07sop, ten — pno 4 hands22English
Meditation on a Century PlantMichi Wianckovoice — strings130+
MessaAlvin Singletonfrom Catholic Liturgy0:26sop — fl, electric organ, 2git, vc, db — SATB chamber chorus16
Mi LumiaAngélica Negrón0:053 female voices —3
midnight, oftenChe Bufordr.h. sin Buford0:06sop — vla, pno12englishView Recording
Minette FontaineWilliam Grant Still2:00col sop, sop, cont, ten, bar — orchestra: 3(2 3 ad picc.)-2-EH-3-2(2nd ad contrab.); 3-2-3-1; timp., perc., hp., str. — chorus530+
MirandaKamala SankaramKamala Sankaram, Rob Reese1:156 singers — vln, vc, cl, ten sax, bass cl, bari sax, el git, electronics68View Recording
Misha’ Sipokni’ (The Old Ground)Jerod Tate0:35top, ten, bar — orchestra (2(picc).2.3(b cl).3(cbsn) – 4.2.3.1 – timp, 2perc, hp, pno – str) — children’s chorus330+View Recording
Missa LatinaRoberto Sierra1:17sop, bar — orchestra — SATB chorus230+View Recording
Missa pro DefunctisJoseph Jones1:30sop, mez, ten, bar — Orchestra (2.2.2.2-4-4-3-0-T+5-Str) — SATB chorus430+Latin
moment colorésFaye ChiaoAlbert Giraud0:18sop — fl, cl, vln, vc, pno15View Recording
Monkey and Francine in the City of TigersKamala SankaramDavid Johnston0:404 singers — pno, hand perc42
Morning CallLiliya UgaySokunthary Svay0:07sop — fl, ob, cl, perc, hp, vln, vla, vc db18EnglishView Recording
MotaWilliam Grant Still2:00sop, mez, ten, ba — orchestra: 2(2nd ad picc.)-2-2-2; 4-3-3-1; timp., perc. (2), hp., str. — chorus430+
Motherless ChildMaria Thompson CorleyKirsten Maria Corley4:30sop — string quartet14English
Murasaki’s Moon, An OperaMichi WianckoDeborah Brevoort1:09View Recording
Muscogee Hymn SuiteJerod Tate0:30traditional Mvskoke singer, bar — orchestra (2(alto/picc).2.2(b cl).2(cbsn) – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 2perc, hp – str) — children’s chorus230+View Recording
Mystery DateMalcolm J. SolomonMalcolm J. Solomon0:292 sop, mez, spoken male — orchestra430+EnglishView Recording
Myths of HistoryJulius Williamssop — orchestras130+
NamwayutParmela Attariwala & Ian Cusson, co-composersYvette Nolan
Naomi in the Living RoomJonathan Bailey Holland0:202 sop, bar — ob, cl, bsn, tpt, tbn, perc, hapr, 2 vln, vla, vc, cb312
Napi and the RocksCris Derksen0:25narrator — orchestra130+
Navidad en la montañaRoberto SierraVirginia Sierrasop — orchestra130+View Recording
Necessity is a MotherAlvin SingletonAlvin Singleton0:303 female actors — amplified db31
Never Seek to Tell Thy LoveHannah Kendall0:052 sop, alt —30
Never was the wayJames Diaz0:15voice — g fl, b cl, perc, vln, vc15
New Andean SongsGabriela Lena FrankJosé Maria Arguedas0:21sop, mez — 2 perc, 2pno24Spanish
Night SongsVivian Fung0:18mez — fl, ob, cl, bsn, cor, tpt, tbn, perc, pno, harp, vln, vla, vc, db114View Recording
Night Wears BlackJuhi Bansaladapted from Rumi0:05sop — vc, pitched bells12View Recording
NightsongsH. Leslie Adamsmultiple librettists0:20mez or bar — fl, ob, cl, bsn, 2hn, timp, perc, harp, str130+EnglishView Recording
Nirvana SketchesAlice Ping Yee Ho0:11solo male or female voice — orchestra130+
Not Hands Like MineHannah Kendall0:062 sop, alt —30
Nothing is SubtleKaren Sunabackamez, actor — fl, cl, perc23
Now Fatal ChangeTarik O’Regan0:09mez — vln11View Recording
O Death, O GraveIan Cusson0:052 voices — e.git, harpsichord22
O NightingaleParisa Sabet0:04mez — fl, git, harp13
Obeah OperaNicole BrooksNicole Brooks20+ women — a capella200View Recording
ÖcalanNathan FelixNathan Felix0:20sop, ten — vln, vla, vc, pno — SATB chorus24KurdishView Recording
Ocean ChildAlice Ping Yee HoMarjorie Chan0:16sop — orchestra130+View Recording
OceanaOsvaldo Golijov0:27sop, boy sop — 2 fl, 3 perc, 2 git, harp, str — chorus230+View Recording
Of the Sea shortIan CussonKanika Ambrose0:07
OmarMichael Abels, Rhiannon GiddensMichael Abels, Rhiannon Giddens
On Baldness & Other SongsCynthia Lee Wongmultiple librettists0:19sop — orchestra (4.3.3.3 – 2.2.2.1 – timp/rt, 3 perc, hp, pno/cel – str130+English
On MusicShawn E. Okpebholosop — cl, pno12View Recording
On the OriginJustine F. ChenRochelle Bright0:252 sop, bar — pno31View Recording
one storyFaye Chiao0:20sop, narrator — chamber ensemble2View Recording
Opera das PedrasClarice AssadDenise Milan
Orchestral PowwowCris Derksen0:456 Powwow singers — orchestra, drummers, solo vc, 1 hoop dancer630+
Out of the RainMichael ChingHugh Moffatt
Owl SongRaven Chaconvoice — sinfonietta1
Panacea Nø-ChêDu Yun0:08countertenor — tenor recorder, electronics12
Panamericana, A Latin-Jazz FantasyPaquito D’RiveraAnnie Colina0:08sop — cl/alto sax, tpt, git/Venezuelan Cuatro, bandoneon, marimba/vibraphone, pno, bass, trap drum/perc19English
Paradise InterruptedRuo HuangJi Chao, Jennifer Wen Ma, Huang Ruo, Qian Yi1:30Kunqu opera singer, c.ten, ten, bar, b.bar —5View Recording
Parizade and the Singing TreeKarim Al-Zand0:24narrator — fl/picc/alt fl, cl/bass cl, vln, vc, pno, perc16View Recording
ParsimoniaAngélica Negrón0:046 female voices —60
Partial MenDai WeiDai Weivoice — str 4tet, live electronics12View Recording
Pearl of AsiaAlice Ping Yee Ho0:30sop — orchestra — chorus130+
PendulumClarice Assad0:15vocalist — tpt, pno12
PhilomelJustine F. Chen0:15sop — fl/picc/alt fl, bsn, cor, tpt/flugelhorn, vln, vc, db17
Pierrot SongsJoshua Cerdenia0:13sop — Pierrot ensemble (fl, cl, vln, vc, pno)15EnglishView Recording
Pimooteewin (The Journey)Melissa HuiTomson Highwaysop, ten, narrator/actor — fl, ob, perc, vln, vla, vc, bass37Cree
Plenty Good RoomMaria Thompson CorleyKirsten Maria Corley2:19sop — string quartet14English
Pomok naka PoktoinskwesJeremy Dutcher0:06sop, male voice — perc, str 5tet, electronics27View Recording
Poppies in the GraveyardJonathan Bailey Holland0:09sop — cl/b cl, pno12
PrayerAlvin Singleton0:21ten — organ, harp, tpt, vc — chamber choir14
Pueblo MulatoTania LeonNicolás Guillén0:12sop — ob, gui, perc, pno14
Purchase of ManhattanBrent Michael Davids0:56sop, ten, bar, American Indian singers — chamber orchestra, American Indian flute — SATB chorus30+
Pythagoras of Samos (Drama Musical in one act)Andersen VianaAndersen Viana1:30sop, ten, 2 bar, bass — pno, perc (Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Bass Drums, Susp. Cymbals, Snare Drums, Triangle, Ganzá) — SATB chorus52PortugueseView Recording
QadarTony SmallTony Small2:002 sop, mez, 2 alto, 2 ten, bar, bass — orchestra, incl oud — chorus930+English, ArabicView Recording
Queen ClaraMary WatkinsLance Belville
Quiet Love and Moon AriaAlice Ping Yee Ho0:10sop — pno, git12
Quiet Thoughts by NightRoydon Tse0:04sop or ten — orchestra, incl dagu drum and pipa130+Mandarin
Quiet Thoughts by NightDaniel SabzghabaeiBai Li0:05sop or ten — orchestra, incl dagu drum and pipa130+MandarinView Recording
QuirkheadNina ShekharNina Shekhar0:09sop — str 4tet14EnglishView Recording
Raices (Tabla Raza)Tania Leon0:12voice — fl, vln, db, pno, tabla solo, 2perc17
ramonanewyorkamsterdamKamala SankaramKamala Sankaram0:25mez — str 4tet, pno15
RedenciónJohanny Navarro0:25
ReflectionsTania LeonRita Dove0:10sop — pno, cl, a sax, tpt, 2perc, str 5tet111
Rhyme and Punishment: A Musical Comedy in One ActFaye ChiaoAnton Dudley0:45EnglishView Recording
Ribas-DominicciNathan FelixNathan Felix0:25mez, bar — vln, vla, vc, pno — SATB chorus24EnglishView Recording
Rivers, A Poetic SuitePaquito D’RiveraLangston Hughes, Julia de Burgos, José Maria Heredia0:18sop — fl, cl/alt sax, cor, pno, perc, vc, db17English
Robotic SongsCynthia Lee Wong0:032 sop — perc21
RosalindHannah Kendall0:15sop (playing 15 note music box and harmonica in C), bar — piano (+ a piece of A4 paper)21
RoseTomson Highway
RSBEMichael ChingView Recording
Ruka The Eco-MusicalTony SmallTony SmallView Recording
Saia’tatokenhti: Honouring Saint KateriBarbara AssiginaakDarren Bonaparte
Saia’tatokenhti: Honouring Saint Kateri,Barbara AssiginaakDarren Bonaparte
SarajevoOsvaldo Golijov0:05sop — cl, vla, vc, db14
Sarrasine, Scene 3, “Our love is like a diamonded chalice…”Kyle UkesKyle Ukesc.ten, bar — pno21English
Say You Have This Ball of MeaningAlvin SingletonPatricia Hampl0:15bar — harp, accordion, 2 perc, str130+
ScatteredClarice Assad0:23scat singing — orchestra w piano solo (2.2.2.2 – 4.3.2.b tbn.1 – timp, 2perc – str)130+View Recording
Scourge of HyacinthsTania LeonTania Leon1:30mez, 3 ten, 3 bar, bass, 3 speakers — fl/A fl/pic, cl/Eb/b cl, A sax/T sax, bsn/cbn – cor, tpt/cnt, tbn – 3perc, pf – solo str1116View Recording
SearchAlvin SingletonMari Evans0:02sop — fl, vibraphone12
Seven Armenian SongsGabriela Lena FrankNahapet Quchak0:30sop — perc, vln12ArmenianView Recording
Seven SistersJustine F. ChenStephanie Fleischmann1:305 sop, 2 mez — 3vln, 3vla, 3vc, 1db, perc711View Recording
Seven Songs from Midare-gamiReiko YamadaAkiko Yosanosop — str 4tet14
Seven Woods and a VanMichael Ching
SheNina ShekharMaya Angelou0:08mez — sitar, vln, vc, marimba14
Shell Shaker: A Chickasaw OperaJerod Tate1:303 sop, girl sop, mez, ten, boy, 2 ten, 2 bar, bass — orchestra (3(picc).3(eh).3(bcl).3(cbsn) – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 3perc, hp – str) — SATB chorus1130+
Shikata ga naiRoydon Tse0:15ten, bar — pno21
Shilombisho Ittayallittook (Worth of the Soul): A Musical Tribute to American Indian WarriorsJerod Tate1:00narrator — orchestra/symphonic wind ensemble — chorus130+
Shine ThroughTony SmallTony Small, Lisa LevineView Recording
Shiva She SaysDai Weithroat singer — str orchestra, pno, perc130+View Recording
Silver RiverBright ShengDavid Henry Hwang1:08African-American actress (Western style), Asian Male singer (Chinese Opera style), bar (Western Opera/Musical Theatre style) — fl/picc/a fl, cl/b cl/perc, pipa, perc, vln/perc, vc/perc36English
Sing My PeopleJoyce Solomon Moormansop, ten, bas — chamber ensemble — SATB chorus3
Sing to the SunAlvin SingletonAshley Bryan0:16narrator — ob, cl, perc, pno, vla — children’s chorus15View Recording
Singin’ SepiaTania LeonRita Dove0:12sop — cl, vln, pno 4 hnds14View Recording
SirensJuhi Bansaladapted from James Russell Lowell0:322 sop, mez — pre-recorded track31View Recording
Slaying the DragonMichael ChingEllen Frankel
Small ArgumentAlice Ping Yee Ho0:20sop — fl, pno12
Smash DivisionLeila Adu1 female — percussion quartet14View Recording
Snow on the RiverCynthia Lee WongLiu Zongyuan0:03sop — orchestra (1.1.1.1 – vib, mar, hp, cel, solo zhonghu (or solo vla) – str)230+
Someone Else’s ChildJohn Wineglass0:13narrator — orchestra (3(picc).3(e.hn).3(e.b,b.cl).3(c.bsn) – 4.4.3.1 – timp, 4 perc, hp, pno/cel – str)130+
Song of the Peach Blossom CottageXuesi XuYin Tang0:06sop — fl, cl, marimba, vln, vc, pno16Chinese
Songs for Baritone and OrchestraJulius Williamsbar — orchestra130+
Songs from the Book of NightmaresGity Razaz0:07sop — oboe, cl, hn, pno14
Songs from the DiasporaRoberto Sierra0:20sop — str 4tet, pno15View Recording
Songs from the Post-Truth EraKarim Al-Zand0:06sop — bsn11View Recording
Songs of GernikaCynthia Lee WongIrantzu Agirre0:09sop — hp, str 4 tet15
Soon I will Be DoneMaria Thompson CorleyMalcolm Richard Corley4:10sop — string quartet14English
Speed Dating TonightMichael ChingMichael ChingView Recording
Spirit Chief Names the Animal PeopleJerod Tate0:25narrator — orchestra (1.0.0.2 – 2.2.0.0 – perc, pno – str)130+View Recording
Spirit Woman SongBrent Michael Davids0:05sop — orchestra or chamber orchestra130+View Recording
Spiritual SuiteTania Leon2 sop, narrator — amplified ensemble — chorus3
SplinteredJustine F. Chen and Jorge SosaLila Palmer
Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian Cantata in Eight TableauxJerod Tate0:25bar — pno, str 6tet17View Recording
StatisticsShreya JhaShreya JhaView Recording
Stein SongsRoger Zare0:17sop — b.cl, vln, perc13EnglishView Recording
Stockbridge Mohican SongBrent Michael DavidsBrent Michael Davis0:05voice — shaker, 2db13Mohican
Suite for voice and chamber ensembleGity Razazvoice — chamber ensemble130+
Suite for Voice, Piano, and BassoonMalcolm J. Solomonvoice — bsn, pno12
Surely I know the Spring that Swiftly FlowsKaren Sunabackabar — str 4tet14
Sweet LandRaven Chacon, Du YunAja Couchois Duncan, Douglas Kearney2:02fl, fl/sax, 2 cl/sax, tpt, tbn, 2 tba, 3 perc, 2 git, 2pno, 3 vln, 2 vla, 2 vc, 2 db, — chorus1623View Recording
SwimmyKarim Al-Zand0:05narrator — cl, pno, vln, vc14View Recording
SyntheticoClarice Assadamplified voice (TC Helicon’s Voice Live Touch) — vln, cl, pno, vc14View Recording
Taking Up SerpentsKamala SankaramJerry Dye1:006 singers — 3 sax, pno, electronics65
Tale of Da Ji PrologueAlice Ping Yee Ho0:05sop, b.bar — cl/b.cl, bsn, tpt, perc, pno, vln, vla, vc28
Tale of M’WhellAlice Ping Yee Ho0:20sop — b.cl, vln, pno13
Tan-TanHannah Kendall0:15mez (who plays harmonica and 15 note Music Box) — fl/picc/alt fl/b fl/harmonica, cl/b cl, vln/voice, perc/voice14
TaniaAnthony DavisMichael John La Chiusa1:30sop, mez, ten, bass, 2 male, 4 female — 3ww.bn/2perc/pf/vn.vc.db1010English
Technobabble IVDaniel Sabzghabaei0:09high voice — fl, cl, vl, perc/plastic bags14View Recording
Tender ButtonsRoger Zare0:17sop — vln11EnglishView Recording
Tesla’s PigeonMelissa DunphyShakespeare, Goethe, Viereck, Traditional0:18sop — orchestra (3,2,3,3; 4,2,2,1; timp, perc, hp; str)130+View Recording
The (Post) MistressTomson HighwayTomson HighwayEnglish, with some Cree and French
The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me CryJonathan Bailey HollandCarole Real0:122 sop, mez, male actor — cl, vln, vc, pno, marimba45
The Bitter SuiteKamala SankaramHunter S. Thompson0:08sop — vla, vc, acoustic bass, e git14
The Boatman’s AriaKamala Sankaram0:05bar — fixed electronics10
The Book CollectorStella C. Y. SungErnest Hilbert0:49View Recording
The Boy from TroyMaria Thompson CorleyDiana Solomon-Glover
The Bronze LegacyDamien Geterlow/med voice — fl, pno, db, perc14
The Call Across the Valley of Not-KnowingGity Razaz0:35sop, bar — cl, vc, pno23EnglishView Recording
The Central Park FiveAnthony DavisRichard Wesleysop, 2 mez, 5 ten, bar, 3 b.bar —12
The Course We SetJohanny Navarro0:10
The CrossingClarice AssadE. M. Lewis
The Curious Lady of Lyme RegisLaura Jobin-AcostaKaitlin SullivanView Recording
The DisappearedClarice AssadDaniel Basilio0:10View Recording
The DisinheritedClarice AssadNiloufar Talebi
The DragonJustine F. Chen0:50sop, mez, ten, bass — pno OR 3fl, perc — optional chorus41
The Gonzales CantataMelissa Dunphypublic domain0:406 sop, alt, ten — organ — SSAT choir81View Recording
The Grey LandJoseph C Phillips JrJoseph C Phillips Jr, Isaac Butler, Sonya Sotomayor, Frederick Douglass, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Carolyn Bryant Donham1:05sop, narrator — fl/picc, cl, alt sax, bsn, cor, tpt, tbn, 4electric/acoustic git, 2 electric pno, harp, 4 vln, 2vla, vc, electric bass — 6 treble voices222EnglishView Recording
The Hill WifeJoseph JonesRobert Frost0:24medium-high voice — cl, vln, vc13English
The Infinite Energy of Ada LovelaceKamala SankaramRob Handel0:456 singers — str 4tet, pno65
The Knife of DawnHannah KendallTessa McWattbar — harp, vln, vla, vc — 2 sop, alt14EnglishView Recording
The LandingLeila Adu1 female — str 4tet, harp15
The Late WalkJasmine BarnesNikolaus Hochstein Cox0:12sop, 2 mez, bar — bas, pno42
The LeaderKarim Al-Zand0:35sop, mez, ten, 2 bar — fl, cl, cornet, tbn, 2 vlns, vla, vc db, perc510View Recording
The Legend of Sleepy HollowVivian Fungoperatic voice —1
The LetterMalcolm J. Solomon
The Life and Death(s) of Alan TuringJustine F. ChenDavid Simpatico1:50sop, mez, 2 ten, bar, 2 b.bar — orchestra (picc.1(picc).1.1(b c).a sax/bar sax.1(cbsn) – 1.1.1.1 – perc, pno/cel/pipe organ, hp – str (5.4.4.4.2)) — SATB chorus (24 singers min)730+View Recording
The Lonely Doll: A Full Length MusicalFaye ChiaoTasha Gordon-SolmonEnglishView Recording
The Lost Country of SightJuhi BansalNeil Aitken0:12sop — vc, pno, perc13View Recording
The Lotus Told MeDai Weithroat singer — fl, cl, vln, vc, pno15View Recording
The Madness of Queen CharlotteAlice Ping Yee Ho0:09sop — fl, vla, vc, pno14
The Maiden TowerJustine F. Chen0:40sop, ten, bass, actress — fl/picc, cl, cor, perc, hp, pno, 2vln, vla, vc, db, electronics (quadraphonic speaker set-up)412
The Man Who Swallowed a SnakeDu Yun0:19voice — perc, db OR sax, perc12View Recording
The mask in the MirrorRichard ThompsonRichard Thompson2:303 sop, 3 mez, 3 ten, 2 bar — 2 fl (picc), ob, eng horn, cl, 2 fag, 2 cor, 2 perc1111EnglishView Recording
The Meadow LarkH. Leslie AdamsPaul Laurence Dunbar0:05high voice — 2fl, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 4hn, 3tpt, 3tbn, tba, perc, str130+
The Mouse and the CamelRobert OwensJalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumimez — vla, vc, pno13EnglishView Recording
The New CanadiansPeter AbandoCarolyn Nakagawa2:009 actor/singers —96View Recording
The Night SingerVivian Fungsop, ten, b.bar — pno31
The Parksville Murders, Episode 1Kamala SankaramJerre Dye0:10sop, mez — fixed electronics — chorus21
The PhoenixBright ShengHans Christian Anderson, Bright Sheng.0:25sop — orchestra (3.3.3.3 – 4.3.3.1 – timp, 4perc, hp – str)130+
The PillarWilliam Grant Still2:00sop, mez, 2 c.ten, 3 ten, 2 bar, bass — orchestra: 2-picc.-2-EH-3-2-contrab.; 3-3-2-1; timp., perc., cel., hp., str., drums, tom-toms, cymbs., chimes, tamb., trian., temple blks., maracas. — chorus1030+
The PrisonerKarim Al-Zand0:28bass — orchestra (3,3,3,3; 4,4,3,1; harp, pno/cel, timp, 4 perc; str)130+View Recording
The Red RibbonYlan ChuYlan Chu0:08sop, ten — picc/fl, cl, cor, vln, vc25English
The Red Silk Thread: An Epic Tale of Marco PoloStella C. Y. SungErnest HilbertView Recording
The Rosina ProjectIkechi Chijiuba Ihemeson & K.F. JacquesMikey to the P
The Secret Code of Mary Bowser: An Operatic SceneFaye ChiaoAnton Dudley0:10
The Secret RiverStella C. Y. SungMark Campbell1:103 sop, mez, bar — fl, cl, bas, vl, vla, vc, db, harp, pno, perc511View Recording
The Seduction of HonoriusDaniel Sabzghabaeimez — orchestra130+View Recording
The Selfish GiantClarice AssadLila Palmer
The Seven Last Words of ChristLaura Jobin-Acosta0:45sop, bar — fl, str 5tet — 8 voice choir26View Recording
The Sky Where You AreMaria Thompson CorleyJenny O’Connllsop, mez, bar — vln, pno32English
The Snow GlobeIan CussonColleen Murphy0:07
The Son of ManKareem RoustomKahlil Gibran0:58sop, mez, ten, b.bar — tpt, hp, perc, organ — SATB chorus44View Recording
The Song of MajnunBright ShengAndrew Porter1:00orchestra (2.1.1.1 – 2.1.1.0 – timp, 3perc, hp, pno – str) — chorus (16-24)830+English
The Song PoetJocelyn HagenKao Kalia Yang
The Start Are SettingParisa SabetHakim Omar Khayyam0:11voice — mandolin orch, guitar 4tet, str130+
The Stream, An OperaMichi WianckoSarah LaBrie
The Tongue & The LashDamien SneedKaren Chiltonten, bar, bass — — chorus3English
The Wanton SublimeTarik O’ReganAnna Rabinowitz0:30mez — fl/picc, 2perc, acoustic git, electric git, vln, vla, vc, db, pre-recorded mezzo soprano19
The War BrideNathan FelixNathan Felix0:30sop, 3 ten, 4 bar — ob, cl, tpt, tbn, vln, vla, vc, pno, perc — chorus89EnglishView Recording
The WifeKamala SankaramKamala Sankaram0:12sop — accordion, live electronics12
The Wind May KnowDai Weisop — vc11
The Yellow Wallpaper SongsGitz Razaz0:10sop — vln, vc, pno13
ThirstDu Yun0:15two Xinchang opera singers, two female voices — orchestra: 3.3.3.3 / 4.3.3.1 / 3 perc, harp, cel, str230+
Thirteen TankaKarim Al-Zand0:09bar — ob, vla, vc13View Recording
Three Chinese Love SongsBright Sheng0:08sop — vla, pno12
Three Negro Slave SongsShawn E. Okpebholobar — vla, pno12
Three Patriotic SongsMelissa DunphyKatharine Lee Bates, John Philip Sousa, Lee Greenwood0:08c.ten — 2fl(2nd also picc), harpsichord12View Recording
Three Psalmic MeditationsShawn E. Okpebholosop — alt tbn (or vla or cl), pno12
Three Songs for Soprano and OrchestraOsvaldo GolijovSally Potter, Rosalía de Castro, Emily Dickinsonsop — orchestra: 2.2.2.2 – 2.0.0.0 – 2 perc, cel, harp, strings130+View Recording
Three Songs from Tang DynastyAlice Ping Yee Ho0:10sop or mez — fl, vln, pno13View Recording
Three, Two, One- BANG!Justine F. Chen0:252 sop, 2 mez, ten, bar, 4 spoken roles — str 4tet, pno105
ThriversMichael Ching0:29View Recording
ThumbprintKamala Sankaram1:306 singers — fl, vln, vla, bass, pno +harmonium, drum kit + Indian perc.66View Recording
To See the StarsFaye Chiao0:452 sop — fl, cl, vln, vc, pno25View Recording
touchCarla LuceroCarla Lucero, Marianna Mott NewirthView Recording
Troubled IslandWilliam Grant Still3:00sop, cont, ten, bar, ba — orchestra: 2(2nd ad picc.)-2(2nd ad EH)-2-2; 3-3-2-1; timp., perc., hp., pno., str., drums, spec. drums, tom-toms, cymbs., chime in F#, bells, xylo., gong, tamb., gourd — chorus530+
TurningTania Leon0:13sop — vc, pno12
Tuxedo: Between Carnival and LentHannah Kendall0:08alto — 2 cuffed vln, 2 harmonicas, music boxes15
Two Opera Scenes: Grover and Friends/AlarmVivian FungRoyce Vavrek0:08sop — perc (porcelain bowls, metal chimes, glass bowls, small tam-tam, wooden planks, brake drum, tenor drum, kick drum)11EnglishView Recording
Two Poems From the Sung DynastyBright Sheng0:14sop — 1.1.1.1 – 1.0.0.0 – perc, hp, pno – single strings113View Recording
Two Reflections on The BelovèdDaniel Sabzghabaei0:08sop — perc 4tet14View Recording
Unburied, Unmourned, UnmarkedJohn Wineglass0:30mez, bar — orchestra (2(picc).2(e.hn).2.2(c.bsn) – 4.4.3.1 – timp, 4 perc, pno – str — SATB chorus230+View Recording
Under the Double MoonAnthony DavisDeborah Atherton1:45sop, mez, 2 ten, bar, b.bar, bass — orchestra (2.0.0.12cb.cl/bamboo.fl.1 – 2.1.2.0 – timp, 3perc, harp – str)730+English
Undying LoveSteve WallaceSteve Wallace
Unicamente la verdadGabriela Ortiz1:20View Recording
UnknownShawn E. Okpebholomez, 2 bar — pno, alt sax, 2 vln, vc, bass, perc37
Until Nothing More Can Come OutJames Diezsop, alt, ten — 1.1.1 – 1.1.1.1 – perc. hp, pno, accor – 1.1.1.1.1 — SATB chorus316View Recording
Untitled for Large EnsembleMarc Zollingersop — cl, a.sax, cor, e.git, haegum, melodica, vln, vla, db19
Untitled Song CycleKareem Roustom0:30mez — orchestra130+View Recording
Variaciones de soledad y esperanzaRoberto Sierra0:07sop — vln, vc, pno13
VIVA SongsAlice Ping Yee Ho0:10sop — sax, pno — children’s chorus12
Wakonda’s DreamAnthony DavisYusef KomunyakaaEnglish
Waktégli Olówaŋ (Victory Songs)Jerod Tate0:25bar — orchestra (1(picc).1.2(Eb/b cl).1 – 1.1.1.0 – timp, perc, hp – str130+
Walk on the BeachLaura Jobin-Acosta0:06sop — str 4tet14EnglishView Recording
Water People: Mbe NenangpeBrent Michael Davids0:15bass — shell horn, quartz crystal bass flute, water pipes, clay flute, b cl, water bowls, 6 water drums112
We Look to the StarsJuhi Bansalmultiple librettists1:002 sop, mez, alt, ten — 3 perc, harp — chorus54View Recording
We the InnumerableNiloufar NourbakhshLisa Flanagan1:062 sop, ten, bass — cl, vln, vc, pno, perc, santour, electronics — TB chorus (min 4 singers)47English and PersianView Recording
When Day is DoneMeiqiao WangRaindranath Tagore0:10alt, bar — vc, db, pno23English, MandarinView Recording
When Reality Breaks the Heart RemainsLeila Adu0:05voice — shakuhachi, electronics12View Recording
When the Moon Came UpWenxin Li0:07sop — fl, git, harp13View Recording
When the Purple Mountains BurnShuying LiView Recording
Where There’s a WallIan CussonJoy Kogawa0:16voice — (fl, cl, bsn, vln, vla, db) OR (pno)16
Where We Lost Our ShadowsDu Yun0:28female voice, male voice — orchestra, percussion soloist, video230+View Recording
Whitman’s WarJonathan Bailey Holland0:15sop — orchestra (2(picc),2(eh),2(b cl),2(cbsn); 4,3,3,1; timp, perc; str130+
Who Married Star HusbandsShuying LiKenzie Allen0:15sop — chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1 – 1.0.0.0 – perc. pno – str.)130+View Recording
WiikondiwinBarbara AssiginaakBarbara Assiginaaksop, bar — 3 First Nations actors and musicians — chorus23English, Metis French, Odawa
Winter ScenesKarim Al-ZandD. G. Jones0:13mez — harp, fl/alt fl, vla13View Recording
Wisdom Whispers on the WindLaura Jobin-Acosta0:072 sop, mez — drone, organ32EnglishView Recording
Wolf WomanAlice Ping Yee Ho0:30sop —10
WUORNOSCarla LuceroCarla LuceroEnglishView Recording
X: The Life and Times of Malcolm XAnthony DavisThulani Davis2:305 sop, 5 mez, 5 ten, 4 bar, b.bar, bass, non-speaking roles — orchestra: 2(pic)12(2sax)2(cbn)/2120/timp.3perc/cel.pf/str; jazz band: fl.2cl.tpt.perc.vc.db.pf.dms2130+English
Yellow Crane TowerRoydon TseCui Hao0:06bar, ten — orchestra — SATB chorus230+Chinese MandarinView Recording
Yet UnheardCourtney Bryanvoice — orchestra — chorus130+View Recording
Yo Misma Fui Mi RutaLaura Jobin-Acosta0:10sop — 4 fl, 2 alt fl16SpanishView Recording
YoshikoIan CussonLila Palmer0:07
You Got Your Head Up In the CloudsKerwin Young0:072 sop — orchestra (1.1.1.1 – a.sax, t.sax – 1.1.1.0 – drums, e.pno, stgs, e.bass)230+
Your Eyes Are Not Your EyesDu Yun0:10sop — ob, git, harp, vln14View Recording
Yunnan Folk SongsVivian Fung0:19mez, bar — fl, ob, cl, sheng horn (Chinese reed), perc, vln, vla, vc28View Recording
ZolleDu YunDu Yun0:55female voice, ten, narrator — fl, cl, perc, vln, vla, vc, recorded ensemble, electronics37View Recording
Zoo SongNina ShekharNina Shekhar0:10singing flutist — singing flutist11EnglishView Recording
ZuleykhaAfarin MansouriAfarin Mansouri1:00Farsi

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