Chamber Music


Afterglow (2011) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Afterglow I  -  II  -  III
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All Our Yesterdays (1999) for flute, clarinet, horn, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (25 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  All Our Yesterdays I  -  II  -  III
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And longing to be... (2013) for flute and piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  1
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Ascent of Helicon (1988) for six trumpets (6 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Ascent of Helicon
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Avatar (2005) Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Winds (17 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  The Avatar I  -  II  -  III
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Avatar (2010) (version for bassoon and piano)(17 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  The Avatar I  -  II  -  III
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Breathing the Water (2010) for flute (or soprano saxophone) and guitar (also for sop. sax, guitar and doublebass).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Breathing the Water (flute and guitar) I  -  II  -  Breathing the Water (s.sax, guitar, bass) I  -  II

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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Calling, Ever Calling (for oboe or soprano saxophone and piano (1990) a piano reduction of the chamber orchestra or wind ensemble score.
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Come Sunday Mornin’ (1995) for saxophone quartet. (Dorn Publications)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Come Sunday Mornin' I  -  II

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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Concerto for Tuba (2012) for tuba and piano (transcription of Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra or Wind Ensemble.  First performance by Aaron Tindall, tuba, and Carolyn Grossmann, piano, Ithaca, NY. See "Concerto for Tuba" and wind ensemble for recording. (Potenza Music)
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Dancing with the Devil (1998) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (10 minutes). (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Dancing with the Devil  -  Errata

CD: Society for New Music (Order from Innova Recordings).
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Daylight at Midnight (2005) for brass quintet (11 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Daylight at Midnight I  -  II  -  III
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Deep Remembering for horn and piano (15 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Deep Remembering I  -  II

CD: "Deep Remembering" (Gail Williams, horn; Mary Ann Covert, piano) (Order from Summit Records).
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Dream of Icarus (1985) for alto saxophone and piano.
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Escape to the Center (1989) for saxophone quartet (6 minutes). (Dorn Publications)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Escape to the Center

CD: Empire Saxophone Quartet (Order from Open Loop Records).

CD: Harmo (Tokyo) Saxophone Quartet (Order from Meister Records).

CD: Tower Saxophone Quartet (Order from forthcoming).

CD: Chicago Saxophone Quartet (Order from Elf Records).
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Fanfare (2010) for trumpet and alto saxophone (or two trumpets) and piano (1.5 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Fanfare

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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For Chas (2001) for solo bass clarinet.  First performance by Michael Galvan.
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Genesis (2008) for piano and 1 percussionist (9 minutes).
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Gold Mosaic (2015)  Commissioned by a consortium of 50 trios from around the country and Europe.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Gold Mosaic I  -  II  -  III
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Grace (2000) for solo cello (8 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Grace
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Graham's Crackers (2005) for solo horn (8 minutes; 11 minutes with the optional 2nd movement).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Graham's Crackers I  -  II

CD: "excerpt this" (Adam Unsworth, horn) (Order from Adam Unsworth).
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Habits of the Heart (2006) for string quartet.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Habits of the Heart I  -  II  -  III


Howling at the Moon (2000) for saxophone quartet. (13 minutes). (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Howling at the Moon I  -  II  -  III
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I Remember (1998) for solo trumpet (c. 6 minutes) .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  I Remember  -  I remember (pdf of score)

CD: "Masks" (Rex Richardson, trumpet) (Order from Summit Records).
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I wanna dance on my grave... (1990) for trombone or horn sextet (5 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  I wanna dance on my grave...

CD: "Echoes, Moods, and Reflections" (Ithaca College Trombone Troupe) (Order from Mark Records).
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Kalamus (2005) for oboe, bassoon and piano (7 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Kalamus
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Kundalini (1988) for guitar and string quartet (11 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Kundalini

CD: Edward Flower, guitar (Order from Musical Heritage Society Recordings).
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Last Ride to Solutré (1998; rev.2013) for orchestral brass and percussion (9 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Last Ride to Solutré

CD: "Vortex: The Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).
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Leader Lieder (2008) for trumpet and piano (also available for trumpet and wind ensemble or trumpet and orchestra).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Leader Lieder (wind ensemble accompaniment) I  -  II  -  III

CD: Wind ensemble version: "Danzante" (James Thompson, trumpet; Eastman Wind Ensemble) (Order from Summit Records).


Liquid Ebony (2003) for clarinet and piano (also available for clarinet with orchestra or wind ensemble--see under "Wind Ensemble/Band") (14 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Liquid Ebony I  -  II  -  III

CD: Jana Starling "Mythos" (Order from PotenzaMusic).

CD: Jonathan Cohler "American Tribute" (Order from Ongaku Records).

CD: Liquid Ebony (version with band) (John Parrette, clarinet, and the U.S. Military Band at West Point Band) (Order from West Point Band).
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Liquid Gold (2002) for soprano saxophone and piano (transcription of Liquid Ebony). (Also available for soprano saxophone and wind ensemble).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Liquid Gold I  -  II  -  III
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Luminescence (1998) for soprano saxophone (or flute, violin, or clarinet, or double bass) and piano (or guitar) (4 minutes) .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Luminescence (soprano sax and guitar)  -  (soprano sax and piano)  -  (alto flute and guitar)

CD: Luminescence (alto flute and guitar) (Order from ).
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Mandala (2002) for oboe and piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Mandala I  -  II

CD: "Alchemy" (Mark Hill, oboe; Audrey Andrist, piano) (Order from Albany Records).
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Masks (2001) for trumpet and piano. (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Masks I  -  II  -  III  |  Errata

CD: "An American Portrait" (James Thompson, trumpet; Rebecca Wilt, piano) (Order from International Trumpet Guild Recordings).

CD: "Masks" (Rex Richardson, trumpet, Jan Grimes, piano) (Order from Summit Records).
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Mirrors (1994) for woodwind quintet.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Mirrors I  -  II  -  III

CD: "Recent American Works for Winds" (Pennsylvania Wind Quintet) (Order from Centaur Records).
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Paradox (2007) for trombone and piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Paradox I  -  II
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Persona (2008) for solo piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Persona I  -  II  -  III  -  IV  -  V
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Primal Worlds (2000) for percussion ensemble.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Primal Worlds I  -  II  -  III
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Pu Em Remu (1997) for flute and percussion.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Pu Em Remu

CD: "Creative Mix" (Armstrong Duo) (Order from Gasparo Records).
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Sati (1983) for alto saxophone, cello, and two percussionists .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Sati

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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Shallow Streams, Deep Rivers (2007) for violin, horn and piano (see also version for flute, horn and piano).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  I  -  II  -  III

CD: Horn Muse (Order from gailwilliamshorn.com).
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Shallow Streams, Deep Rivers (2007) for flute, horn and piano (see also version for violin, horn and piano).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Shallow Streams I  -  II  -  III
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Sing to me of the night (1999) for flute, guitar, and cello (or soprano sax, guitar, and bass) .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Sing to me of the night (fl., guit., cello)  -  Sing to me of the night (sop. sax, guitar, doublebass)

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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Song for Shirley (2000) for clarinet (or English horn) and piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Song for Shirley (English horn version)  -  (A clarinet version)
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Songs from Middle Earth (1985) for horn and piano (and optional bass and drum set).
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Sound Travels (2006) for solo piano.  First performance on October, 2006.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Sound Travels I  -  II
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Take me home (2013) for solo violin  First performance by Susan Waterbury, Ithaca, New York, February, 2014.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Take me home I  -  II


This Suite Ain't a Straight Sentimental Marvel (1986) for 8 horns, bass (acoustic or electric), and drum set. An arrangement of four classic jazz tunes.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  This Suite Ain't a Straight Sentimental Marvel
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Thousand Whirling Dreams (2014) for clarinet, violin (or viola) and piano (also available with optional percussions).  Commissioned by a consortium of clarinetists around the country.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  A Thousand Whirling Dreams I  -  II  -  III


Time Cries, Hoping Otherwise (1991) A transcription for alto saxophone and piano of the concerto for alto saxophone and wind ensemble. (Ludwig Music)
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We Sing to Each Other (1996) for solo alto saxophone. (Dorn Publications)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  We Sing to Each Other I  -  II

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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