Elisha Denburg

Composer

Works

CHAMBER (Instrumental)

El Nora Alila: a liturgical poem for saxophone and accordion (2017) – 6′00″

Liveable Cities: a tribute to Jane Jacobs (2016) – wind quintet & audio playback – 8′00″

Like David’s Harp of Solemn Sound (2015) – santoor & string quartet – 7′00″

pulse-impulse (2015) – large chamber ensemble – 10′00″

FISHER PRICE LAUGH & LEARN FUN WITH FRIENDS MUSICAL TABLE (2014) - amplified children’s toy & ensemble – 5′00″

Four By Four (2013) – percussion octet (incl. Sundanese Gamelan) – 10′00″

Rondo (2013) – fl (picc, bass fl), cl (eb cl, bs cl), toy pno, vln, vc – 10′00″

Five Pieces (2012) – solo perc. – 9′00″

Liaison (2012)cl, tpt, perc, pno, vln, cb – 8′30″

Tango for Four (2012) – acc, pno, perc, vln – 5′30″

Punctuated Equilibrium (2011) – electric guitar quartet – 8′30″

Petite Musette (2011) – wind octet – fl, ob, eh, cl, bcl, bsn, hn, tpt – 5′30″

Welcome to Warp Zone! (2011) – pno, toy pno, Casio kbd – 5′00″

Sleepwalking (2011) – Percussion Quartet – 6′30″

Idée Fixe (2010) – Pno – 5′00″

February March (2010) – large wind ensemble (incl. 4 percussion) – 3′00″

Hashiveinu (2009) – Fl, Cl, Vib (glock), Pno, Vln, Vc – 7′30″

Street Noise (2009) – A Cl, El Gtr, Melodica, Pno, Toy Pno – 7′00″

Sonatina for Vibraphone & Harp (2009) – 5′30″

Dance of Joy and Whimsy (2008) – Percussion Quartet (Vib, Mrb 4 hands, Darbuka) – 4′00″

Another Man’s Vine: Variations on a Theme by Tom Waits (2008) – String Quartet – 10′30″

The Sinister Music Box (2008) – 2 Toy Pnos – 3′00″

Extensions (2008) – Wind Quintet – 12′30″

Trop (2007) – Fl, Cl, Bsn – 12′00″

Snakes & Ladders (2006) – Vln, Vla, Vc – 13′00″

Music for Brass Quintet (2005) – 11′00″

Resonance (2004) – Cl, Pno – 3′00″

Knock, Turn (2004) – Pno – 3′00″

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CHAMBER (Vocal)

Just So Stories (2014) – vocal octet & chamber ensemble – text by Rudyard Kipling, 1902 – 18′00″

Three Israeli Folk Songs (2010) – Baritone, Cl, Pno – 7′30″

Kol Dodi (Voice of My Beloved) (2008) – Soprano and large chamber ensemble – Hebrew text from Song of Songs – 9′00″

Cycles (2006) – three songs on poems by J. A. Denburg – Mez Sop, Sop, Vib, El Gtr, Pno – 8′00″

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CHORAL

Jacob’s Ladder (2014) – a cappella SATB choir – 6′00″

Oseh Shalom (Make Peace) (2013) – a cappella SATB choir – 5′30″

Or Chadash (A New Light) (2010) – SATB choir and wind quintet – 6′00″

Palmerston (2009) – Shape-Note choir – 3′00″

Mishb’rei Yam (2008) – a cappella SATB choir – Hebrew text by Rabbi Yehudah Halevi (ca.1140) – 17′00″

Hachamah Meirosh (trad, arr. E. Denburg) (2008) – a cappella SATB choir – Hebrew text by C.N. Bialik – 2′30″

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ORCHESTRAL

Prelude (2010) – (picc.fl.ob.eh.cl.bcl.bsn.cbsn/4.3.2.1/timp/2 perc/hp/pno/toypno/strings) – 9′00″

Breakers of the Sea (2009) -  (2.2.2.2/2.2.1.1/4 perc/Hp/SATB choir/Strings) – Hebrew text by Y. Halevi – 22′00″

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OPERA

Road Trip (2016) – scene for tenor, baritone, and chamber ensemble – 8′00″

REGINA (2013) – libretto by Maya Rabinovitch – one-act opera for two sopranos, mezzo-soprano, two baritones, and chamber ensemble – 30′00″

The Hipster Grifter (2012) – libretto by Johnnie Walker – monologue scene for soprano & piano – 9′00″

The Essential Hamlet (2010) – libretto by Michael Albano; from William Shakespeare – scene for Tenor, Baritone, and large chamber ensemble – 8′00″