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Works List

of Eleanor Hovda

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Please note that this is not a complete list, but I will try to make it as complete as possible. Compositions are listed by the year(s) in which they were created. Those whose date(s) of origin are unknown are listed alphabetically at the bottom of the page.

SPRING MUSIC WITH WIND, 1973 for piano.

ARIADNE MUSIC, 1984 for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, double bass, piano, and percussion; conductor. Commissioned for Boston Musica Viva.

SONG IN HIGH GRASSES, 1986 for voice, flute, cello, and piano; conductor.

FIELDS 87, 1987 for orchestra

LEMNISCATES, 1988 for string quartet.

BEGINNINGS, 1991 for shenai, oboe and electric bass.

GLOSSES/GLACIER, 1991 for electric bass with superball mallet.

ONYX, 1991 for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, and double bass; conductor. Commissioned by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra.

SHENAI SKY, 1991 for shenai.

ARMONIA, 1992, for guitar quartet.

CHEETAH, 1992, for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, bassoon, percussion, electric bass, and viola.

IF TIGERS WERE CLOUDS... THEN REVERBERATING, THEY WOULD CREATE ALL SONGS (1993) for 2 percussion, clarinets (1 player), and piano.  Commissioned by Zeitgeist for the Music in Motion project,

SNAPDRAGON, 1993 for flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and horns; conductor. Commissioned by The Netherlands Wind Ensemble.

LEANING INTO AND AWAY, 1994 for flute, oboe, clarinet, violins, viola, cello, and 2 percussion; conductor. Written for the Cuicani Project and commissioned by the US/Mexican Fund for Culture.

RECORD OF AN OCEAN CLIFF, 1994 for oboe and electric guitar.

CROSSINGS IN A MOUNTAIN DREAM, 1995, for oboe and electric guitar.

GLACIER TRACK, 1996, for oboe d'amore and electric bass.

COASTAL TRACES TIDEPOOLS 1, 1997 for grand piano innards and waterphone. Composed for the Nancy Meehan Dance Company.

COASTAL TRACES TIDEPOOLS 2, 1997 for bowed grand piano innards.

DANCING IN PLACE, 1997 for harp.

BEAUTIFUL ARKANSAS: A FANFARE OF SONGS, 2003 for orchestra. Music based on old Arkansas state songs, fiddle music, and oral traditions.

BOREALIS MUSIC, ???? for ????.

COASTINGS, ???? for oboe and electric bass.

FREEZE BUT DON'T FREEZE, ???? for string quartet.

GROUND ROUNDS, ???? for 100 elementary students and orchestra.

JO HA KYU, ???? for oboe.

MOUNTAIN GOAT FILE, ???? for ????.

MULTICELLI, ???? for ????.

NO SNOW, ????, for violin, cello, guitar, and bowed piano. Commissioned by The Downtown Ensemble.

THE RATMAN, ????, for ????. Choreographed by Brian Kloppenberg.

REGIONS, ???? for ????.


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