Links here are for ensemble titles, both large and small, and available as digital downloads. Each link provides a preview of the score at the SheetMusicPlus.com site. Some also have audio previews.

 

My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free by Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791)  (Listen to a reading here)

Arrangement for soprano, strings and piano (or harpsichord) available in A major, G Major or F Major 

The Toast (to General George Washington) by Francis Hopkinson (Listen to a reading here)

The instrumentation for these selections is flexible. They can performed as songs or purely instrumental in any configuration.

Video of the keyboard arrangements is available on our main page. Also check out the short biographical essay on Hopkinson on our research page.

 

A choral work by one of our featured composers, Ivan Bozicevic:

Spring Passes -- View the chamber string ensemble version (score with audio) here

Arrangements of selected piano pieces:

Aegean Spring (full score) by Ulvi Cemal Erkin (arr. for orchestra) Part are available for rental.

I. Lively Dance

II. Village Dance

III. Folk Song (Aglama, Yar, Aglama)

IV. Zeybek

   (Instrumentation for Aegean Spring is 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 2 hn, tpt, tn, eu, tb, tp, strings - with optional frame drum solo)

Anatolian Sketches  by Ulvi Cemal Erkin

Arranged for string orchestra - Listen to a reading here

Prelude and Fugue in B-flat Minor by J.S. Bach

Arranged for 5-part clarinet choir 

Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp Minor by Dmitri Shostakovich

Arranged for two A clarinets and bassoon

Prelude and Fugue No. 8 by Dmitri Shostakovich

The same prelude and fugue as above, transposed to G Minor and arranged for two B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet (or bassoon)

Turkish Suite by Hasan Ferit Alnar 

Arrangement of Eight Piano Pieces (1935) for woodwind quintet

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for chamber wind ensemble (14 players) 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for strings (orchestra or quintet) Listen to a reading here

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for woodwind quintet

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for brass quintet

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for Concert Band 

Watch a performance of the concert band arrangement here

NEWS

Access liner notes and bios for Kathryn Woodard's Journeys CD at the link - our current radio promotion.

 

Qin Qian & Friends will perform 3 sets at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Saturday, August 24 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

 

The next Weekly Musicians' Wellness Workshop will be September 25! Please follow the event on Facebook for informative posts and updates

 

Gamelan Semara Santi's next concert at Swarthmore is on Sunday November 17

 

We are pleased to announce the premiere of "Lively Dance" by Ulvi Cemal Erkin arranged for orchestra by Kathryn Woodard on November 22 by the Haverford College Orchestra conducted by Heidi Jacob

 

 

QUICK Links

  

Check out the video pages for the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music:

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III 

 

Listen to "Center of the Universe" by Don't Idle Engine

 

Listen to an excerpt of "Aegean Spring" read at the Midwest Clinic Orchestra Reading session here!

 

View one of our featured titles, "Victory March," here.

 

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