Thursday, March 15, 1979

Two and a Half Pieces, Op. 17

Op. 17 TWO AND A HALF PIECES
(March 15, 1979) (790301)
For Four Players
(Flute, 2 Trombones, and Tuba [or Piano])

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I. Mirror Music









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II. Requiem Invention









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III. Recapitulation









Performances:

May 4, 1979
Carol Shapley, Flute; Rich Giachetti, Trombone;
Bob Moreford, Trombone; Mark Alburger, Piano
Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

August 26, 2005
Tritone Orchestra
Music Technology Center, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

June 12, 2005
Tritone Orchestra
Music Technology Center, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Publication:

Mark Alburger - Two and a Half Pieces, $15
NEW MUSIC Publications and Recordings
P.O. Box 2842
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(707) 457-0714

Recording:

CONTRARY COMOTION (Complete Works, Volume 3) (New Music, 2005/2010)

Thursday, March 1, 1979

Some Stuff, Op. 16

Op. 16 SOME STUFF
(March 1, 1979, New Music, 1993) (HM 666)
Seven Delusions for Mixed Quintet
(Flute, Trombone [Tenor Sax], Bass [Cello, Bassoon], Piano, and Percussion)
I. Prelude
II. Urban Scherzo
III. The Angry Flutist
IV. Several Aborigines Dance and Dream in the Sun
V. The Lonely Trombonist [Saxophonist]
VI. Pastoral Adagio
VII. Postlude

Performances:

May 4, 1979
Ben Leeman, Flute; Rich Giachetti, Trombone; Ann Rosenthal, Cello;
Frank Sheed, Piano; Bruce Weinstein, Percussion
Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

April 15, 1991
Trio Con Brio (Bonnie Lockett, Flute; Robert Fields, Tenor Saxophone; Maggie Poole, Bassoon); Mark Alburger, Piano and Percussion
Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican College, San Rafael, CA

November, 1996
Composers Performance Ensemble
National Association of Composers, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

August 26, 2005
Mark Alburger, MIDI
Music Technology Center, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

April 20, 2007
Bruce Salvisberg, Flute; Mike Garvey, Bassoon; Alexis Alrich, Piano
Victor Flaviani and Anne Szabla, Percussion; John Beeman, Bass
Old First Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA

Recording:

CONTRARY COMOTION (Complete Works, Volume 3) .(New Music, 2005)

Airplay:

June 12-15, 2007
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