Alex Weiser

Selected Works - Click a piece to listen.

The Great Dictionary of the Yiddish Language (libretto by Ben Kaplan) 60' (in progress)
The Forest of Secrets (libretto by Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton) 25'
State of the Jews (libretto by Ben Kaplan) 90' (2019)

Extended Vocal Works
Coney Island Days for Singer, Clarinet, String Quintet, and Piano 20' (2022)
in a dark blue night for Singer, Clarinet, String Quintet, and Piano (or Singer and Piano) 16' (2022)
above the bulk of crashing water (text by Adelaide Crapsey) for Singer and Piano 8' (2021)
with gentle fingers for Singer and Percussion Quartet 10' (2018)
and all the days were purple for Singer and Chamber Ensemble 28' (2017)
Three Epitaphs for Singer and Chamber Orchestra 13' (2016)
Dreaming of Love for Singer, Violin or Trumpet, and Piano 8' (2015)
Marks (text by Laura Marris) for Singer and Piano 14' (2013)

Let It Be Forgotten (text by Sara Teasdale) 4' for Singer and Piano (2021)
Come Home (text after Shmerke Kaczerginski) 5' for Singer and Piano (2018)
Self-portrait (text by Edward Hirsch) 3'30'' for Singer and Piano (2018)
Thursday (text by William Carlos Williams) 2'30'' for Singer and Piano (2018)
A Certain Slant of Light (text by Emily Dickinson) for Singer and Piano 4' (2011)
The Future is Space for Singer and Piano 2' (2011)
Ebb (text by Edna St. Vincent Millay) for Singer and Piano 2'30'' (2008)

Choral Works
Travelers (text by Laura Marris) for SATB, 4' (2011)

Orchestral Works
after shir hashirim for Chamber Orchestra 6' (2017)
Ascension for Large Ensemble 6' (2014)
Somewhere for Orchestra 10' (2013)
Winter Prayer for Concert Band 6' (2011)
Inimmediate Gratification for Orchestra 4'30'' (2009)
only a dream for Orchestra 5' (2009)

Chamber Works
Waltz Apparition for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano 5' (2018)
Shimmer for Cello Octet or Solo Cello and 7 Pre-recorded Cellos 12'30'' (2015)
disarm for Soldiers Tale Septet 9' (2015)
Anatomy of a Drum Roll / Resonance and Rhythm for Percussion Quartet 16' (2014)
Octet for Fl(+Pic), Cl, Perc, Pno, Vln, Vla, Vc, Db 8' (2014)
Wind for Woodwind Quintet (2013)
Music for 4 Trombones 26' (2013)
Quake for String Quartet 7' (2013)
Subway Memories for Flute, Percussion, Violin and Cello 12' (2012)
Music for 5 Bassoons 15' (2012)
Two by Two for Two Drum Sets and Four Hand Piano 6' (2011)
Saxifrage for String Quartet 7' (2011)
adrift for Violin, Clarinet in Bb, and Trombone (or Violin and Piano) 6' (2010)
Finding and Flying for Cl(+Bcl), Tbn, Perc, Pno, Vln, Ebs 8' (2010)
Lament for Fl, Hrn, Db & Pno (also arranged with vlnc instead of db) 7' (2009)
dust for Flute, Clarinet in Bb, Violin and Cello 6'30'' (2009)

Solo and Duo Works
(Stuck in the) House Music for Piano four hands 1' (2020)
The Old Question for Violin and Piano 5' (2020)
silent for the rain for Cello and Piano 8' (2018)
Lullaby for Solo Violin 4' (2016)
fade for Solo Piano 7' (2016)
water hollows stone for Piano four hands 16' (2015)
Rumbling Waves for Piano and Percussion 10' (2014)
Memories Suite for Solo Piano 12' (2010/2011)
thaw for Solo Piano 11' (2009)
Piano Piece for Solo Piano 6'30'' (2009)
...mallet merengue for Vibraphone and Marimba 6'30'' (2008)

Music for Dance
Invisible Beauty for Piano Trio and Voice 18'

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