Elisha Denburg

Composer

Works

CHAMBER (Instrumental)

Sonatina for Vibraphone & Harp (2009, 2019) – 10’00”

…and gather our dispersed from the ends of the earth – erhu, guzheng, marimba (2019) – 5’00”

Reserve, Recharge, Refocus mixed octet (2018) – 7’00”

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”

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CHAMBER (Vocal)

Durme, Durme: Songs on Ladino Poetry (2021) – soprano & piano

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”

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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”

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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”