CHAMBER MUSIC

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Afternoon Cakewalk - Rag Suite Of Joplin, Lamb, Scott And Bolcom (1979) (EBM) 25'
For Cl. (Eb Cl., A Cl.), Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Murray Louis Dance Company, David Shifrin, clarinet, Sergiu Luca, violin, William Bolcom, piano, City Center, New York, November 1, 1979
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Aubade (1982) (EBM) 7'
For Ob., Pno.
Premiere: Heinz Holliger, oboe, Dennis Russell Davies, piano, Helsinki, Finland, September, 1982
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Brass Quintet (1979-80) (EBM) 13'
Premiere: American Brass Quintet, Aspen Music Festival, July 7, 1980
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Capriccio (1985) (EBM) 19'
For Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: The Clark-Schuldman Duo at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, March 11, 1988
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Celestial Dinner Music (1996) (EBM) 10'
For Fl., Hp.
Premiere: The Glorian Duo, Washington, DC, Nov. 22, 1998
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Chalumeau (2005) (EBM) 10'
For Solo Bb Clarinet
Premiere: Caroline Hartig, clarinet, Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2005
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Concert-Piece (1959) (EBM) 15'
For Bb Clarinet and Piano
Premiere: Morton Subotnick, clarinet, William Bolcom, piano, Mills College, Oakland, CA, April 30, 1959
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (1995) (EBM) 20'
For Cl., Pf. (See orchestra listing for premiere information)
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Converging on the Mountain (1989) (EBM) 3'
For Brass (4-3-2-1), Timp., Perc., Org.
Premiere: Aspen Festival Orchestra, John Nelson conducting, July 16, 1991

Dark Music (1970) (EBM) 10'
For Timp., Vcl.
Premiere: Jesse Kregal, timpani, Eric Wilson, cello, at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, May 31, 1970
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Decalage (1962) (MER) 9'
For Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: Juliet Dillard, cello, William Bolcom, piano, Stanford, CA, January, 1962
New York premiere: Bonnie Hampton, cello, Nathan Schwartz, piano, Merkin Concert Hall, March 26, 1985
>>Available from Presser.

Dream Music No. 2 (1967) (MER) 10'
For Harpsichord and Percussion (3)
Premiere: Kurt Carpenter, harpsichord, David Robbins, Daniel Spriggs, James Ogden, percussion, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 15, 1969
>>Available from Presser.

Duets for Quintet (1970) (EBM) 10'
For Fl., Cl., Vln., Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: the Aeolian Chamber Players, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, July, 1970
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Duo Fantasy (1973) (EBM) 10'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Sergiu Luca, violin, William Bolcom, piano, Portland, OR, August 6, 1973
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Eleventh String Quartet (2002)
Premiere:  Mendelssohn String Quartet, Winston-Salem, NC, Oct. 26, 2003
New York premiere:   Mendelssohn String Quartet, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, Nov. 14, 2003
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Fairy Tales (1988) (EBM) 12'
For Vla., Vcl., Cb.
Premiere: Trio Basso, Saarbrucken, Germany, 1990
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Fancy Tales (1972) (EBM) 12'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Daniel and Mchiko Kobialka, San Francisco Chamber Music Society, 1972
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Fanfare for the Detroit Opera House: Fantasia for Four Voices (1996) (EBM) 1.5'
For brass instruments (var.)
Premiere: Michigan Opera Theatre brass, Detroit Opera House, Detroit, MI, April 21, 1996

First Sonata (1956/rev. 1984) (EBM) 19'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Joy Aarset, violin, William Bolcom, piano, 1957;
revised version:Hanley Daws, violin, Katherine Faricy, piano, April 21, 1984
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Five Fold Five (1987) (EBM) 12'
For Woodwind Quintet and Piano
Premiere: Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet, Dennis Russell
Davies, piano, Saratoga Springs, NY, August 14, 1987
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Fourth Sonata (1994) (EBM) 14'
For Vln., Pf.
Premiere: Henry Rubin, violin, Wllliam Bolcom, piano, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, January 26, 1997
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Graceful Ghost Concert Variation (1979) 5'
For Vln., Pno. (EBM)
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Illuminata (1998)
Film score
For mezzo-soprano, guitar, piano, cello, violin, oboe, flute

Introduzione e Rondo: Haydn Go Seek (2008) 10'
For Vln., Vcl., and Pno. (EBM)
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Lilith (1984) (EBM) 13'
For Al. Sax., Pno.
Premiere: Laura Hunter, saxophone, Brian Connelly, piano, Houston, TX, 1984
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Little Suite of Four Dances (1984) (EBM) 7'
For Eb Cl., Pno.
Premiere: Conrad Josias, clarinet, Edwin Deveny, piano, June 19, 1985
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Lyric Concerto For Flute and Orchestra (1993) (EBM) 22'
For Fl., Pf. (See orchestra listing for premiere information)
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Novella (String Quartet No. 9) (1972) (EBM) 30'
For String Quartet
Premiere: The Concord Quartet, Pittsburgh, PA, March, 1973
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Octet (1962) (EBM) 20'
For Fl., Cl., Bsn., Vln., Vla., Vcl., Cb., Pno.
Premiere: 1962, Stanford University, composer conducting
>>Available on Rental.

Octet: Double Quartet (2007) (EBM) 16'
For Double String Quartet
Premiere: the Guarneri and Johannes Quartets, Krannert Center, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL February 7, 2008
>>Available on Rental.

Orphee-Serenade (1984) (EBM) 20'
For Fl. [Picc.], Ob., Cl., Bsn., Hn., Vln., Vla., Vcl., Cb., Pno.
Premiere: the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, April 13, 1985
>>Score available from MarksPrint.
>>Parts on Rental.

Pastorale (1961) (EBM) 7'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: John Verrall, violin, Emmanuel Zetlin, piano, 1962
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Piano Quartet (1976) (EBM) 22'
For Vln., Vla., Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, NYC, October 23, 1977
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Piano Quintet No. 1 (2000)
For string quartet and piano
Premiere: Isaac Stern, violin, Philip Setzer, violin, Lawrence Dutton, viola, David Finckel, cello, Jonathan Biss, piano, Washington, DC, March 10, 2001
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Piano Quintet No. 2 (2012)
For string quartet and piano
Premiere: The Pro Arte String Quartet, Christopher Taylor, piano, Madison, WI, March 24, 2012

Quatuor A Cordes # 8 (String Quartet # 8) (1965) (EBM) 20'
For String Quartet
Premiere: Quartet Max Bigot, Paris, France, April 1960
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Scherzino (2004) (EBM) 1'
For Saxophone Quartet
Premiere: PRISM Sax Quartet, Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 6, 2004
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Scherzo-Fantasy (1958) (EBM) 10'
For Fl., Ob., Cl., Hn., Bn., Pno.
Premiere: William Bolcom, piano and wind quintet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Spring 1958
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Seasons (1974) (EBM) 15
For Gtr.
Premiere: Michael Lorimer, guitar, Ann Arbor, MI, November 15, 1975
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Second Piano Quartet (1995) (EBM) 20'
For Cl., Vln., Vcl., Pf
Premiere: The Beaux Arts Trio and Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, December 10, 1996
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Second Sonata (1978) (EBM) 17'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Sergiu Luca, violin, William Bolcom, piano, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, January 12, 1979
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Serenata Notturna (2005) (EBM) 21'
For string quartet and oboe
Premiere:  Guarneri String Quartet, Richard Woodhams, oboe, Perelman Theater/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 23, 2005
>>Quartet version available from MarksPrint.
>>String Orchestra version on Rental.

Session I (1965) (MER) 8'
For Fl. (Picc.), Ob. (E.H.), Bsn., Tbn., Vla., Vcl., Perc.
Premiere: Domaine Musical Ensemble at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Luciano Berio conducting, May 12, 1965
U.S. premiere: Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, New York, NY, 1966-68
>>Available from Presser.

Session II (1966) (MER) 4'
For Vln., Vla
>>Available from Presser.

Session III (1966) (MER) 8'
For Eb Cl., Vln., Vcl., Pno., Perc.
Premiere: Group for Contemporary Music, Portland, OR, 1967
>>Available from Presser.

Session IV (1967) (MER) 8'
For Cl., Tbn., 2 Vla., Vcl., Hp., Pno., Perc (2)
Premiere: Juilliard Repertory Ensemble, Dennis Russell Davies conducting, Royan, France, 1968
>>Available from Presser.

Short Lecture on the Clarinet (1976) (EBM) 6'
For A Cl.
Premiere: Robert Onofrey, clarinet, Ann Arbor, MI, Winter 1976
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Sonata for Violoncello and Piano (1989) (EBM) 16'
For Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Emanuel Ax, piano, Boston, MA, May 3, 1990
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Spring Trio: A Bouquet of Traditional Flower Rags (1996) (EBM) 15'
For Vln., Vcl., Pf.
Premiere: The Guild Trio, University of Virginia, September 15, 1996
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Suite No. 1 in C Minor (1994-95) (EBM) 14'
For Vcl.
Premiere: Norman Fischer, cello, Tanglewood, Lenox, MA, July 12, 1996
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Tenth String Quartet (1988) (EBM) 20'
For String Quartet
Premiere: The Stanford String Quartet, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, January 25, 1989
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Third Sonata (Sonata Stramba) (1992) (EBM) 18'
For Vln., Pno.
Premiere: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin, William Bolcom, piano, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO, July 12, 1993
>>Available from Hal Leonard.

Three Rags for String Quartet (1989) (EBM) 15'
Premiere: The Lark String Quartet, Grand Canyon, AZ, 1994
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Tres Piezas Lindas (1995) (EBM) 10'
For Fl., Gtr.
Premiere: Duologue, Hamlin University, St. Paul, MN, March 11, 1995
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1993) (EBM) 21'
Premiere: The Verdehr Trio, Wigmore Hall, London, England, March 25, 1994
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Virtuosity Rag (1982) (EBM) 5'
For 2 Tpt., 2 Hn., Tbn. (opt. Tba.)
Premiere: Spokane, WA, 1983
>>Available from MarksPrint.

Whisper Moon (1971) (EBM) 15'
For Al. Fl., Cl., Vln., Vcl., Pno.
Premiere: The Aeolian Chamber Players, Whitney Museum, New York City, April, 1971
>>Available from MarksPrint.