Earplay is proud to have commissioned the 86 works listed below.

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Composer Work Instrumentation Year Commissions
Sarah Aderholdt Hammers and Bows flute, violin, cello, tape 1991 Earplay commission
Donald Aird Overture and Developments clarinet, violin, cello, piano 1990 Earplay commission
Richard Aldag Sappho Fragments soprano, violin, viola, cello 2004 Earplay commission
Nick Bacchetto Redintegration flute, violin, viola, cello 2015 Earplay commission
Ross Bauer Anaphora flute, violin, viola, cello, piano 1991 Earplay commission
Franck Bedrossian I’m nobody! Who are you? bass flute, contrabass clarinet, viola 2016 Earplay commission
Bruce Christian Bennett from the ashes flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion 2004 Earplay/Fromm commission
Bruce Christian Bennett twasome flute, clarinet 2015 Earplay commission
Jonathan Berger Yaqira flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano 2011 Earplay commission
Herb Bielawa Drone on D flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2015 Earplay commission
Herb Bielawa Through Thick and Thin flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano 1990 Earplay commission
Linda Bouchard Second Survival alto flute, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano 2009-2016 Earplay/Fromm commission
Linda Bouchard Systematic Survival flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano 2009 Earplay/Fromm commission
Ronald Caltabiano Clarinet Quartet clarinet, violin, cello, percussion 1998 Earplay/Meet the Composer commission
James Carr Seven Utopias flute, clarinet, violin, cello 2002 Earplay commission
Yu-Hui Chang Perplexing Sorrow flute, viola, piano 2002 Earplay commission
Steven Clark Suite bass clarinet, cello, laptop 2003 Earplay commission
Cindy Cox Axis Mundi amplified flute, clarinet, violin, cello,
piano, percussion, electronics
2004 Earplay/Fromm commission
Cindy Cox Geode flute, clarinet, cello, piano, percussion 1996 Earplay commission
Beth Custer Waltz 101, Fall of the Imperialist, Holster 1991 Earplay commission
Greg D’Alessio Veil flute, violin, viola, cello 2001 Earplay commission
Lori Dobbins Through the Golden Gate flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano 2009 Earplay commission
Lori Dobbins Wave-Particle cello, piano, percussion 2001 Earplay commission
Leo Eylar The Temptation of Saint Anthony string quartet 1991 Earplay commission
Richard Festinger After Blue flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion 1998 Earplay/Fromm commission
Richard Festinger From the Beginning string quartet 2004 Earplay commission
Richard Festinger Kleinen doch emsigen flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2013-2017 Earplay commission
Richard Festinger Septet flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion 1987 Earplay commission
Richard Festinger Trionometry 1996 Earplay commission
Andrew Frank Piano Trio No. 2 violin, cello, piano 1990 Earplay commission
Andrew Frank String Quintet two violins, two violas, cello 1992 Earplay commission
Pablo Furman Matices Coincidentes flute, clarinet, cello, piano, electronics 1998 Earplay commission
Guillermo Galindo Post-colonial Discontinuum maiz, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, piano, percussion 2005 Earplay/Meet the Composer commission
Alexander Hills 1958-1961 flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2011 Earplay commission
Martha Callison Horst Creature Songs soprano, violin, viola, cello 2007 Earplay commission
Martha Callison Horst Full Circle flute, clarinet, violin, cello 2001 Earplay commission
Joan Huang Along the River During the Qingming Festival flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello,
gangquin, yanqin, pipa, sheng, dizi
2011 Earplay/Melody of China commission
Lee Hyla Ciao, Manhattan viola, flute, cello, piano 1990 Earplay/Dinosaur Annex/Omni Ensemble commission
Maija Hynninen Glow within flute, bass clarinet 2018 Earplay commission
Andrew Imbrie Earplay Fantasy flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion 1995 Earplay commission
Christopher Wendell Jones Archaeology clarinet, viola, piano 2015 Earplay commission
Peter Josheff It seems the trees are dancing bass clarinet 1994 Earplay commission
Peter Josheff Jonquils/In the Meadow/Wintry Trees soprano, piano 1989-1990 Earplay commission
Peter Josheff Two Poems by Stephen Kusch piccolo, two clarinets, cello, two spoken voices 1991 Earplay commission
Peter Josheff Waiting oboe, clarinet, violin, cello, piano 2013 Earplay commission
Louis Karchin Orpheus baritone, flute, clarinet, violin, cello,
piano, percussion, harpsichord
2003 Earplay/Barlow commission
William Kraft Vintage Renaissance and Beyond flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano 2005 Earplay/Koussevitzky commission
Ursula Kwong-Brown Unwinding violin, viola, cello 2016 Earplay commission
David Lang Burn Notice 1989 Earplay commission
Jorge Liderman Swirling Streams guitar, clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2002 Earplay commission
Jorge Liderman Tropes III flute, clarinet, cello 1990 Earplay commission
Mei-Fang Lin Friction flute, viola 2008 Earplay/ACF commission
Michelle Lou Alluvium flute, clarinet, cello 2011 Earplay/SF Foundation commission
John MacCallum Hyphos alto flute, bass clarinet, viola, electronics 2014 Earplay commission
Ursula Mamlok Rhapsody clarinet, viola, piano 1989 Earplay commission
Eric Moe Tough Songs About Death flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, soprano 2017 Earplay commission
Christopher Trebue Moore Amnesia Barrier flute, cello, piano 2009 Earplay commission
Hyo-shin Na Ocean/Shore 2 clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2003 Earplay commission
Hyo-shin Na Song of One Lost in the Fog koto, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano 2009 Earplay/SF Foundation commission
Sam Nichols Unnamed, Jr. clarinet, viola, piano 2010 Earplay commission
David Pereira Before and After clarinet, violin, cello, percussion 1998 Earplay/Meet the Composer commission
Wayne Peterson Diptych flute, clarinet, viola, cello, piano, percussion 1992 Earplay/Koussevitzky commission
Wayne Peterson Duo for Violin and Piano violin, piano 1993 Earplay commission
Wayne Peterson Labyrinth flute, clarinet, violin, piano 1987 Earplay commission
Wayne Peterson A Three Piece Suite flute/alto flute/alto piccolo, clarinet/bass clarinet,
violin, cello, piano, percussion
2003 Earplay/Koussevitzky commission
Alexander Post This is the Garden mixed chorus, flute, clarinet, viola, harp, percussion 1991 Earplay commission
Jody Rockmaker The Eyes of an Abhinaya Dancer flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano 1995 Earplay commission
Jody Rockmaker Where late the sweet birds sang flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion 1994 Earplay commission
Mauricio Rodriguez Crepitum viola 2010 Earplay/SF Foundation commission
Kurt Rohde Drift violin, viola 1997 Earplay commission
Laurie San Martin Fray violin, viola, cello 2016 Earplay commission
Allen Shearer We Three flute, cello, piano 1989 Earplay/Meet the Composer/NEA/Lila Wallace Fund commission
Frank Stemper Remembering Fire soprano, violin, clarinet, piano, percussion 1990 Earplay commission
Reynold Tharp Piano Trio violin, cello, piano 2014 Earplay commission
John Thow Sextet flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion 1993 Earplay commission
Nicolas Tzortzis Emak-Bakia flute, clarinet, viola, cello, piano 2015 Earplay commission
Erik Ulman Eclogue clarinet, cello, bass 2011 Earplay commission
Beth Wiemann Villancico flute, clarinet, viola, cello 1991 Earplay commission
Mark Winges Dusk Music flute, violin, viola, cello 1990 Earplay commission
Mark Winges Late Year Music mixed chorus, flute, clarinet, viola, cello, harp, percussion 1990 Earplay commission
Mark Winges Local Colloquies clarinet, violin, viola, cello 2013 Earplay commission
Mark Winges Urban Green violin, cello, piano 1991 Earplay commission
Walter Winslow Trio Rustica flute, clarinet, cello 1989 Earplay commission
Jon Yu Pnema clarinet, violin 2018 Earplay commission
Eric Zivian Manners of Speaking violin, cello, clarinet, piano 1999 Earplay commission
Eric Zivian Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano clarinet, cello, piano 2008 Earplay commission