Cygnus Ensemble

Sextets and Septets

New works in progress:



Ben Boretz

Jeff Nichols

David Glaser
Eva Wiener



Quintet & Sextet repertoire:


Laura Kaminsky  Homage to Havel
Mario Davidovsky Ladino Songs for guitar, tenor banjo, vln, vc, fl, ob, soprano
Laura Schwendinger  Garden of Earthly Delights*;  Footfalls
Harold Meltzer  Brion*  (Barlow Endowment for Commissioning)
John Halle Spooks*
George Walker Modus* (Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust
Sebastian Currier Broken Consort*  (Koussevitsky)
Frank Brickle The Creation, A Towneley Mystery Play*  
Milton Babbitt Swan Song #1
Anthony Braxton Composition 189*
Richard Festinger Hidden Spring*  (Fromm Foundation)
Robert Pollock Cygnature Piece*
Rolv Yttrehus Plectrum Spectrum*
David Claman Gone for Foreign* (American Composers' Forum)
Akemi Naito Mindscape--Four Poetic Images*  (Chamber Music America)
William Anderson The Job of Jouneywork (Cygnus + illean pipes);  Variations, Bacchus (Cygnus + sop) 
Erik Ulman The Empire of Flora
Sean Varah Cygnificant Other*
David Olan Cygnus Fantasy*
Perotin/Brickle Sederunt Principes*
Busoni/Brickle Berceuse Elegiac*
Bradley Lubman Berylium Sandal Web*
Justin H. Rubin Canzonette a sei
Jonathan Dawe Prometheus, a chamber opera*  (NYSCA)
Giorgio Spriano Cygnus in Fabula*
Robert Martin Those Times*
Trent Johnson Two Vignettes* (CGNJ)

Larger instrumentations

Jonathan Dawe      Prometheus a Chamber for Cygnus + cornetto, and many singers.
Frank Brickle         The Creation, a Towneley Mystery Play Cygnus + piano and soprano
William Anderson   Unexpected Reunion (Guitar Ensemble, strings + Choir) based on Johann Peter Hebel

Dina Koston           Distant Intervals (Hommage to Beckett) for 9 instruments, 2009

*commissioned works, from Cygnus, unless otherwise specified.

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