Fred Lerdahl

The Music and Writings of Composer Fred Lerdahl

Orchestra

Arches (2010; orch. version 2011)
Solo cello + 1.1.1.1-1.1.1-perc-pno.hp-strings (4.4.3.0.1)
19’

Beyond the Realm of Bird (1981-84) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
soprano + 2.2.2.2-1.1.1- perc-pno.hp-strings. 
12’

Chords (1974-83) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-perc-pno.hp-strings (no violins). 
15’

Cross-Currents (1987) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
3.3.3.3-4.2.3.1- perc-pno.hp-strings. 
12’

Quiet Music (1994) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-perc.-pno.hp-strings. 
14'

Spirals (2006) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
2.2.2.2.-2.2-perc-pno-strings
18'

Time and Again (2014) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
2.2.2.2-2-strings.
16’

Waves (1988) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
2.2.2.2-2-strings. 
15’

Without Fanfare (1994) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-perc (no strings). 
4’


chamber ensemble

Arches (2010) - PROGRAM NOTES
Cello solo + fl.ob.cl.bsn; hn.tpt.tbn.; 2 perc; pno.hp; 2 vn.va.cb
19’

Duo for Cello and Piano (2017).
16'

Duo for Violin and Piano (2005) -PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
19’

Episodes and Refrains (1982) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
fl.ob.cl.bn.hn. 
13’

Fantasy Etudes (1985) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
fl.cl.vn.vc.perc.pno. 
14’

Give and Take (2014) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
vn.vc.
15’

Imbrications (2001) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
fl.cl.vn.vc.perc.pno. 
3’

Imitations (1977; rev. 2001) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
fl.va.hp. 
15’

Marches (1992) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
cl.vn.vc.pno. 
16’

Oboe Quartet (2002) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
ob.vn.va.vc. 
13’

Quiet Music (1994, arr. 2001) - PROGRAM NOTES
Two pianos
14’

String Trio (1966) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
12’

Time after Time (2000) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
fl.cl.vn.vc.perc.pno. 
19’

Times 3 (2012) - PROGRAM NOTES
vn.vc.pno.
19’

Three Bagatelles (2016)
vn.gt.
9'

Waltzes (1981) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
vn.va.vc.cb. 
21’


String Quartets

First String Quartet (1978, rev. 2008) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
22’

Second String Quartet (1982-2010) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
23’

Third String Quartet (2008) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
22’

Chaconne (2016) - PROGRAM NOTES
19'


Vocal (+ ensemble)

Aftermath, a dramatic cantata (1973) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
soprano, alto, baritone + 2fl.2ob.2cl.2bn.hp.2vn.va.vc.cb. 
25’

Cornstalks (2012) - PROGRAM NOTES
chorus a cappella
3’

Eros (1975) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
Mezzo + a fl.va.hp.elec gt.elec bass.perc.pno. 
23’

Fire and Ice (2015) - PROGRAM NOTES
soprano + cb
6'

The First Voices (2007) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3 EXCERPT
soprano, mezzo, alto + 8 perc
12'

Wake (1968) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
soprano + hp.perc(3).vn.va.vc. 
16’


Solo

There and Back Again (2010) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
cello solo
4’

Three Diatonic Studies (2004-09) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3s
Piano solo
9'

  1. Chasing Goldberg
  2. Cyclic Descent
  3. Scalar Rhythms

Piano Fantasy (1964) - PROGRAM NOTES + MP3
Piano solo
6’

all materials copyright Fred Lerdahl 2009