Augusta Read Thomas: Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition

Augusta Read Thomas
Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition, 2016-2017


 


Below is a list of Ms. Thomas's works available from the Ithaca College Library.
Program notes for individual works are from Ms. Thomas's website.
(note: Naxos Music Library also has many recordings of Ms. Thomas's works)

Chamber & Solo Instrumental

Bells Ring Summer (2000) -- program notes
for solo cello
Recording: CD 7983
 
Cantos for Slava (2007) -- program notes
for cello and piano
Recording: CD 11060

Cantos for Slava, arr. (2007) -- program notes
for viola and piano
Recording: CD 1446 

Capricci "Hummingbird Romance" (2011) -- program notes
for flute and clarinet
Recording: CD 7983

Caprice (2005) -- program notes
for solo violin
Recording: CD 4817
Score: M42.T56 C37 2005

Capricious Toccata (2015) -- program notes
for solo violin
Recording: CD 4817

Chant (1991, rev. 2002) -- program notes
for cello and piano
Recording: CD 1464
Score: M233.T46 C4 1994

Chant, arr. (1991, rev. 2002) -- program notes
for alto saxophone and piano
Score: M269.T46 C5 2005

Chant, arr. (1991, rev. 2002) -- program notes
for viola and piano
Score: M224.G2 2015

. . . a circle around the sun (2000) -- program notes
for piano trio
Recording: CD 11233
Recording: CD 1502

Dancing Helix Rituals (2007) -- program notes
for violin, clarinet, and piano
Recording: CD 13933
Score: M322.T56 D3 2015

D(i)agon(als) (2005) -- program notes
for solo clarinet
Score: M72.T46 D5 2005

Dream Catcher (2008) -- program notes
for solo violin
Score: M42.T56 D7 2013

Dream Catcher, arr. (2008) -- program notes
for solo viola
Recording: CD 2409
Score: M47.T56 D7 2013

Eagle at Sunrise (2001) -- program notes
for string quartet
Recording: CD 11001

Euterpe's Caprice (2008) -- program notes
for solo flute
Recording: CD 7983
Score: M62.T56 E8 2009

From Icarus with GustO (1999)
for solo clarinet
Recording: CD 7384

Helix Spirals (2015) -- program notes
for string quartet
Recording: CD 4817

Incantation (1995) -- program notes
for solo violin
Recording: CD 1446
Score: M42.T56 I6 2002

Incantation, arr. (1995) -- program notes
for solo viola
Recording: CD 7562
Recording: CD 1450
Score: 
M49.T46 I6 2006
 
Love Twitters (2006) -- program notes
for solo piano
Recording: CD 4817

Mansueto Tribute "double helix" (2011) -- program notes
for two violins
Recording: CD 1502

Moon Jig (2005) -- program notes
for violin, cello, and piano
Recording: CD 13753

Of Being is a Bird (2015) -- program notes
for soprano and small ensemble
Recording: CD 4817

Passion Prayers (1999) -- program notes
for solo cello and 6 instruments
Recording: CD 9378
Recording: CD 1446

Piano Etudes, 1-6 (1996-2005) -- program notes
Recording: CD 10001
Recording: CD 1502
Score: M25.T474 E8 2006

Pilgrim Soul (2011) -- program notes
for English horn and violins
Recording: CD 1502

Pulsar (2003) -- program notes
for solo violin
Recording: CD 7983
Recording: CD 7562 (for viola)
Score: M42.T56 P8 2005

Resounding Earth (2012) -- program notes
for percussion quartet
Recording: CD 7983

Rumi Settings (2001) -- program notes
for violin and viola
Score: M287.T56 R8 2010

Rumi Settings, arr. (2001) -- program notes
for violin and cello
Recording: CD 1446
Score: M287.T56 R9 2010


Rush (2004) -- program notes
for solo violin
Recording: CD 4817
Score: M42.T56 R8 2007

Scat (2007) -- program notes
for flute, violin, viola, cello, & piano
Recording: CD 1502

Selene (2015) -- program notes
octet for percussion and strings
Recording: CD 4817

Silent Moon (2006) -- program notes
for violin and viola
Score: M287.T56 S6 2013

Silent Moon, arr. (2006) -- program notes
for violin and cello
Recording: CD 1471
Score: M287.T56 S5 2013


Spring Song (1995) -- program notes
for solo cello
Recording: CD 4075
Score: M52.T46 S7 2002

Starlight Ribbons (2013) -- program notes
for solo piano
Recording: CD 1502

Sun Threads (1999-2002) -- program notes
for string quartet
Score: M452.T46 S8 2004

Toft Serenade (2006) -- program notes
for violin and piano
Recording: CD 1502
Score: M221.T56 T6 2011

Toft Serenade, arr. (2006) -- program notes
for viola and piano
Score: M228.T56 T6 2011

Traces (2005) -- program notes
for solo piano
Recording: CD 1502
Score: M25.T474 T7 2010

Whites 
for solo piano
Recording: CD 4926
 

Choral & Vocal

among dawn flowers (2001) -- program notes
for soprano and piano
Recording: CD 9181

Gathering Paradise (2004) -- program notes
for soprano and orchestra
Recording: CD 9684

In My Sky at Twilight (2002) -- program notes
for solo soprano and chamber orchestra
Recording: CD 14408

Juggler of Day (2007) -- program notes
for SSAA chorus
Recording: CD 7983

Love Songs (1997) -- program notes
for SATB chorus
Recording: CD 6130 (selections)

The Rub of Love (1995) -- program notes
for SATB chorus
Recording: CD 6130 

Spells (2013) -- program notes
for SATB chorus
Recording: CD 6029
Recording: CD 1471

Twilight Butterfly (2013) -- program notes
for mezzo-soprano and piano
Recording: CD 7983

Two e. e. cummings songs (2008) -- program notes
for SSAA chorus
Recording: CD 1471

Orchestral & Band

Absolute Ocean (2008) -- program notes
for solo soprano and orchestra
Recording: CD 1471

Astral Canticle (2005) -- program notes
for flute, violin, and orchestra
Recording: CD 7983

Aureole (2013) -- program notes
for orchestra
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M1045.T46 A87 2013 ++

Carillon Sky (2005) -- program notes
for solo violin and chamber ensemble
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M985.T46 C37 2006

Carillon Sky (arr. 2009) -- program notes
for solo alto saxophone and chamber ensemble
Recording: CD 6182

Dancing Galaxy (2004) -- program notes
for band
Recording: CD 1446
Score: M1245.T45 D36 2004 ++

EOS (Goddess of the Dawn) (2015) -- program notes
ballet for orchestra
Recording: CD 15188

Galaxy Dances (2004) -- program notes
for orchestra
Score: M1520.T45 G35 2004 ++

Gathering Paradise (2004) -- program notes
for soprano and orchestra
Recording: CD 9684
Score: M1613.T46 G38 2004 ++
 
Hemke Concerto "Prisms of Light" (2014) -- program notes
for alto saxophone and orchestra
Recording: CD 1471

In My Sky at Twilight (2002) -- program notes
for solo soprano and chamber orchestra
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M1613.T46 I6 2002 ++

Jubilee (2010) -- program notes
for orchestra
Recording: CD 1446

Magneticfireflies (2001) -- program notes
for band
Recording: CD 13987 CORE
Recording: CD 10669 CORE
Recording: CD 9967
Score: M1245.T45 M3 2001

Meditation: Trombone Concerto (1990, arr. 1995) -- program notes
for solo trombone and orchestra
Recording: CD 3297 v.2

Of Paradise and Light (2010) -- program notes
for string orchestra
Recording: CD 1471

Prayer and Celebration (2006) -- program notes
for chamber orchestra
Recording: CD 1471

Radiant Circles (2010) -- program notes
for orchestra
Recording: CD 7983

Ring Flourish Blaze (2000) -- program notes
for winds and brass
Recording: CD 1502

Shakin': homage to Elvis Presley and Igor Stravinsky (2004) -- program notes
for orchestra
Score: M1045.T46 S5 2006

Silver Chants the Litanies, in memoriam Luciano Berio (2004) -- program notes
for solo horn and orchestra
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M1045.T46 S55 2004 ++

Spirit Musings: Violin Concerto no. 1 (1997) -- program notes
for violin and chamber orchestra
Recording: CD 7273
Recording: CD 1446
Score: M1012.T46 S75 1998 ++

Terpsichore's Dream (2007) -- program notes
for chamber orchestra
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M1045.T46 T47 2010

Triple Concerto 
for flute, viola, harp and orchestra
Recording: CD 3494

Wind Dance 
for orchestra
Recording: CD 3494

Words of the Sea (1995-1996) -- program notes
for orchestra
Recording: CD 14408
Score: M1045.T459 W67 1996 ++

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