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choral works:

  An article by Kyle Gann that discusses contemporary choral music, click here.
   
  Jennifer Kelly, Contemporary American Women Composers and Their Choral Music, click here.
   
  Articles and reviews about Leach's choral writing: Chorus, Detroit Free Press, i/e, New Music Connoisseur, New Sonic Architecture.
   
  Click on highlighted titles to hear sound samples. Some titles also have pdf samples available (both excerpts and complete), a YouTube clip. as well as a page showing the vocal rangers for each part.
               
  LABYRINTHUS 2007 5:00   mixed chorus (SSSSAAAATTBB) and string quartet
  Ariadne Press 07052   score (pdf)
ranges
program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
  THE CRANE DANCE 2002 5:00 soprano soloist and 8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Commissioned by the New York Treble Singers and NEA
  Premiered 10/2005 by the New York Treble Singers, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC
  Ariadne Press 02044   score (pdf)
ranges
program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
BRUCKSTÜCK 2002 12:45 revised for 6-part women's chorus (SSSAAA) a cappella
  Premiered 1/2003 by La Gioia, Gemeenschapscentrum Elzenhof, Brussels
  Ariadne Press 02041   score (pdf)
ranges
program notes (pdf) no lyrics
               
THE GREAT GODDESS 2001 1:00   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Ariadne Press 01040   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
GLORIOUS ARIADNE 2001 3:45   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Ariadne Press 01039   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
             
HEAR MY VOICE 2001 5:15   soprano soloist, 8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA), and string quartet
  Ariadne Press 01037   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
I SING OF WARFARE 2001 8:30   tenor soloist, men's chorus (TTBB), and string quartet
  Ariadne Press 01036   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
NIGHT BLOSSOMS 2001 2:00   vocal quartet (SATB) a cappella, text by Yofu
  Commissioned and recorded by Kiitos
  Premiered 7/2001 by the Flemish Radio Choir; De Haan, Belgium
  Recording on The NYFA Collection: 25 Years of New York New Music, Innova 233  
  Ariadne Press 01035   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
THESEUS ARRIVES 2000 2:30   mixed chorus (SSAATB) and string quartet
  Ariadne Press 00034   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
MINOS 1999 6:00   tenor soloist and mixed chorus (SSAATB) a cappella
  Premiered 11/2012 by KFUM at the Sound of Stockholm Festival; Stockholm, Sweden
  Broadcast on Swedish Radio 12/2012
  Ariadne Press 99033   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
             
CALL TO THE CEREMONY 1999 0:35   mixed chorus (SSAATB) and string quartet
  Ariadne Press 99031   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
CEREMONY OF THE BULL 1998 9:00   mixed chorus (SSAATB) and string quartet
  Workshopped and recorded by Plymouth Music (now Vocal Essence), Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis
  Ariadne Press 98030   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
             
O MAGNA VASTI CRETA 1997 9:15   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) and string quartet
  Commissioned by The Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust
  Premiered 9/1997 by New York Treble Singers and Cassatt String Quartet, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC
  Recording on Ariadne's Lament, New World Records 80525
  CF Peters 67883   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
CALL OF THE DANCE 1997 10:00   soprano soloist and 8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Commissioned by The Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust and the American Composers Forum
  Premiered 9/1997 by Arlene Travis and New York Treble Singers, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC
  Recording on Ariadne's Lament, New World Records 80525
  Ariadne Press 97028   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
               
SONG OF SORROWS 1995 8:00   chorus (SSAATB) a cappella
  Commissioned by The Rooke Chapel Choir
Premiered 9/1995 by New York Treble Singers and Rooke Chapel Choir, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Recording on Ariadne's Lament, New World Records 80525
CF Peters 67884   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
             
ARIADNE'S LAMENT 1993 8:15   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
Premiered 4/1993 by New York Treble Singers, Interpretations Series,St. Peters Lutheran Church, NYC
Third prize Fifth Ciudad Ibague International Choral Contest 1995
Recording on Ariadne's Lament, New World Records 80525
  CF Peters 67882   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf)
             
BRUCKSTÜCK 1989 12:45   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Commissioned by the Kulturamt Köln
  Premiered 9/1989 by MJ Leach, Galerie Schüppenhauer, Köln
  Recorded 9/1989 for telecast by WDR television and radio broadcast 6/1990 by Radio Bremen
  Recording on Celestial Fires, XI 107
Ariadne Press 89015   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) no lyrics, YouTube
             
MOUNTAIN ECHOES 1987 11:05   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Premiered 5/1987 by New York Treble Singers, BACA Downtown, Brooklyn
  Recording on Celestial Fires, XI 107
  Ariadne Press 87010   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf) You Tube
             
ARIEL'S SONG 1987 10:50   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
  Premiered 4/1987 by MJ Leach, Experimental Intermedia Foundation, NYC
  Recorded 6/1990 for broadcast by West Deutscher Rundfunk 6/1990, performed by Bel Canto
  Recording on Celestial Fires, XI 107
Ariadne Press 87008   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) no lyrics
             
GREEN MOUNTAIN MADRIGAL 1985 8:45   8-part women's chorus (SSSSAAAA) a cappella
Premiered 11/1985 by MJ Leach, Music Gallery, Toronto
Recorded for broadcast by Radio Bremen 6/1990
Recording on Celestial Fires, XI 107
Ariadne Press 85006   score (pdf) ranges program notes (pdf) lyrics (pdf) You Tube

 

Publishers: C.F. Peters and Ariadne Press

Ariadne's Lament, New World 80525-2

Celestial Fires, XI 107

The NYFA Collection: 25 Years of New York New Music, Innova 233

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