Elisha Denburg

Composer

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pulse-impulse (large chamber ensemble)

FISHER PRICE LAUGH & LEARN FUN WITH FRIENDS MUSICAL TABLE (amplified children’s toy & ensemble)

Liaison (for chamber ensemble)

Commissioned and premiered by Array Ensemble, performed at the Music Gallery.

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The Hipster Grifter (opera scene for soprano and piano) – Libretto by Johnnie Walker

Premiered by Maureen Batt and Wesley Shen, live at the Toy Piano Composers concert Opera Scenesters at Heliconian Hall. Video by Alison J. Gray, sound by John Gray.

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Punctuated Equilibrium (for electric guitar quartet)

Premiered by Avant Guitars, live at a Toy Piano Composers concert at Gallery 345. Video by Alison J. Gray, sound by John Gray.

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Petite Musette (for wind octet)

Conducted by Leah McGray.
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Sleepwalking (for percussion quartet)

Commissioned and performed by TorQ Percussion Quartet.

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Prelude (for orchestra)

Premiered by the Sneak Peek Orchestra, conducted by Victor Cheng, and featuring Wesley Shen on toy piano, live at Calvin Presbyterian Church. Recorded by John Gray.

Click here for a program note about the piece.

This work was commissioned by the Sneak Peek Orchestra, in conjunction with the Toy Piano Composers, and with financial assistance from the Toronto Arts Council.

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Or Chadash (A New Light) (for wind quintet and SATB choir)

Commissioned and premiered by Windago Ensemble & Choir, conducted by Elaine Choi, live at The Church of St Mary Magdalene.  Recorded by John Gray.

Click here for a translation and transliteration of the Hebrew text.

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Dance of Joy and Whimsy

Commissioned and premiered by TorQ Percussion Quartet, released on their self-titled debut on Bedoint Records, and broadcast on CBC Radio 2’s The Signal with Laurie Brown.

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Hashiveinu (for chamber ensemble)

Conducted by Leah McGray, live at Walter Hall, University of Toronto.

Click here for a program note about the piece.

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Three Israeli Folk Songs for Baritone, Clarinet and Piano

Click here for a transliteration and translation of the Hebrew text.

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