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Scores & Recordings

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SCORES

Copies of scores may be obtained by contacting resources@vivianfine.org.

PROFESSIONAL RECORDINGS

Composers Recordings, Inc., (CRI) CD 692, “Vivian Fine,” American Masters Series. Jacket notes by Heidi Von Gunden. CRI is unfortunately no longer in business. However, a limited number of the CD is still available. Email orders to resources@vivianfine.org. Cost is $5.00 inclusive of postage and handling. Works on this recording include:
Concertante for Piano and Orchestra. Japan Philharmonic, Akeo Watanabe, conducting; Reiko Honsho, piano.
Missa Brevis. Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano; Eric Bartlett, David Finckel, Michael Finckel, Maxine Neuman, cellists\
Momenti. Lionel Nowak, pianist.
Quartet for Brass. Ronald K. Anderson and Allan Dean, trumpets; David Jolley, French horn; Lawrence Benz, bass trombone.
Sinfonia and Fugato. Robert Helps, piano.
Alcestis. Imperial Philharmonic of Tokyo, William Strickland, conductor.

Other professionally recorded works:
Canciones y Danzas, on “Five Premieres,” Joel Brown, guitar, Jan Vinci, flute, Ann Alton, cello, Albany Records CD Troy 86.
Emily’s Images, on “Legacy of the American Woman Composer,” 4Tay Records, Inc., Laurel Ann Maurer, flute and Joanne Pearce Martin, piano.
Emily’s Images and The Flicker, on “The Sky’s the Limit,” Leone Buyse, Crystal Records CD 317.
Toccatas and Arias for Harpsichord, on “20th Century Harpsichord Music, Vol. II,” Barbara Harbach, Gasparo Records GSCD-266.
Toccatas and Arias for Piano, on “Americans from Moscow,” Veda Zuponcic, Melodiya CD 10 00529. Available from Veda Zuponcic (zuponcic@rowan.edu).
Paean, on “Music from Bennington.” Frank S. Baker, soloist; Eastman Brass Ensemble; Bennington Choral Ensemble; with Vivian Fine conducting. CRI SD 260. Out-of-print LP. Available on demo CD (see below).

DEMO CDs and CASSETTES

Demo CDs and cassettes are free, with a donation of $5 per disc requested to cover mailing and production costs. Email orders to resources@vivianfine.org. The following works are available on demo CDs or cassettes.

Aegean Suite (1985) for piano
After the Tradition (1987) for orchestra
Asphodel (1988) for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, percussion, and piano
Canticles for Jerusalem (1983) for mezzo- soprano and piano
Canticles from the Other Side of the River (1993) for violin, cello, flute, clarinet, percussion, and piano
Capriccio for Oboe and String Trio (1946)
Chamber Concerto for Cello and Six Instruments (1966) for solo cello, oboe, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano
Concertino for Piano and Percussion Ensemble (1965) for piano, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, 3 tom-toms, and timpani
Concerto for Piano Strings and Percussion (One Performer) (1972)
The Confession (1963) for soprano, flute, violin, viola, cello, and piano
Dancing Winds (1987) for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon)
Divertimento for Violoncello and Percussion (1951)
Drama for Orchestra (1982)
Dreamscape (1964) for percussion ensemble, 3 flutes, cello, piano, and lawnmower
Duo for Flute and Viola (1961)
Emily’s Images (1987) for flute and piano
Fantasy for Cello and Piano (1962)
Five Preludes (1939-41) for piano
Five Victorian Songs (1988) for soprano, flute, clarinet, viola, and cello
The Flicker (1973) for solo flute or right-hand piano
Four Elizabethan Songs (1937-40) for medium high or medium voice and piano
Four Pieces for Two Flutes (1930) (one missing from recording)
Four Songs (1933) for soprano and string quartet
The Garden of Live Flowers (1988) for soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano
The Great Wall of China (1947) for soprano, flute, cello, and piano
A Guide to the Life Expectancy of a Rose (1956) for soprano, tenor, and chamber ensemble (flute, violin, cello, clarinet, and harp)
Hymns (1991) for two pianos, French horn, and violoncello
Inscriptions (1986) for two voices and piano
Lieder for Viola and Piano (1979)
Madrigali Spirituali (1989) for trumpet and string quartet
Meeting for Equal Rights 1866, a Cantata for Chorus, Orchestra, Mezzo Soprano, Baritone, and Narrator (1976)
Memoirs of Uliana Rooney (1994) a chamber opera for soprano, two baritones, two female voices as chorus, and chamber ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, double bass, piano, and percussion)
Morning (1962) for mixed chorus, narrator, and piano or organ
Music for Flute (alto flute), Oboe (English horn), and Cello (1980)
The Nightingale (1976) for mezzo soprano, accompanying herself on percussion
Oda a las Ranas (1980) for women’s chorus, flute, oboe, cello and percussion
Ode to Henry Purcell (1984) for soprano and string quartet
Paean (1969) for brass ensemble (six trumpets, six trombones), female chorus, and narrator (tenor)
Portal (1990) for violin and piano
Prelude for String Quartet (1937)
Quintet for Violin, Oboe, Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1984)
Romantic Ode (1976) for string orchestra with solo violin, viola and cello
Second Solo for Oboe (1947)
Sonata for Violin and Piano (1952)
Sonata for Violoncello and Piano (1986)
Sonatina for Oboe and Piano (1942)
A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day (1985) for chorus, string orchestra, and two trumpets
Songs and Arias (1990) for French horn, violin, and cello
Songs of Love and War (1991) for soprano and chamber ensemble (violin, oboe, bassoon, percussion, and piano)
Song of Persephone for Solo Viola (1964)
Sounds of the Nightingale (1971) for soprano, women’s chorus, and chamber orchestra
String Quartet (1957)
Suite in E Flat for piano (1940)
Teisho (1975) for eight solo singers, small chorus, and string quartet
Three Pieces for Violin and Piano (1940)
Toccatas and Arias for Harpsichord (1986)
Toccatas and Arias for Piano (1987)
Toccatina (1982) for piano
Two Neruda Poems (1971) for soprano and piano
Valedictions (1959) for chorus, soprano, tenor, and ten instruments
The Women in the Garden (1977) chamber opera for five singers and nine instruments

Some of the above works have been compiled into the following demo CDs:

Chamber Music Volume I

Songs and Arias (1990)
Canciones y Danzas (1991)
Dancing Winds (1987)
Madrigali Spirituali (1989)
Canticles from the Other Side of the River (1993)

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Chamber Music Volume II

Portal (1990)
Sonata for Violin and Piano (1952)
Duo for Flute and Viola (1961)
Lieder for Viola and Piano (1979)
Song of Persephone for Solo Viola (1964)

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Chamber Music Volume III

Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano (1980)
Music for Flute (alto flute), Oboe (English horn), and Cello (1980)
String Quartet (1957)
Concertino for Piano and Percussion Ensemble (1965)
Hymns (1991)

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Chamber Music Volume IV

Sonatina for Oboe and Piano (1942)
Capriccio for Oboe and String Trio (1946)
Second Solo for Oboe (1947)
Quintet for Violin, Oboe, Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1984)
Prelude for String Quartet (1937)

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Vocal Music, Volume I

Four Songs (1933)
Four Elizabethan Songs (1940)
Two Neruda Poems (1971
The Nightingale (1976)
Inscriptions (1986)
Songs of Love and War (1991)

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Vocal Music, Volume II

Canticles for Jerusalem (1983)
Ode to Henry Purcell (1984)
Five Victorian Songs (1988)

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Music for Cello

Sonata for Violoncello and Piano (1986)
Fantasy for Cello and Piano (1962)
Divertimento for Violoncello and Percussion (1951)
Chamber Concerto for Cello and Six Instruments (1966)
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano (1980)
Music for Flute, Oboe and Cello (1980)
Trio in Three Movements for Violin, Viola and Violoncello (1930)

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Music for Flute

Emily’s Images (1987)
The Flicker (1973)
Duo for Flute and Viola (1961)
Four Pieces for Two Flutes (1930)
Music for Flute (alto flute), Oboe (English horn), and Cello (1980)
Canciones y Danzas (1991)

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Music for Solo Piano

Toccatas and Arias for Piano (1987)
Double Variations (1982)
Suite in E Flat (1940)
Five Preludes (1941)
Momenti (1978)
Sinfonia and Fugato (1952)
Concerto for Piano Strings and Percussion (One Performer) (1972)

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Orchestral Works, Volume I

Drama for Orchestra (1982)
After the Tradition (1987)

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