Beth Wiemann

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Beth Wiemann was raised in Burlington, VT and studied composition and clarinet at Oberlin College and Princeton University. Her works have been performed by the New York New Music Ensemble, Continuum, Ensemble 21, Earplay, the Motion Ensemble, Opera Vista, saxophonist John Sampen, singers Paul Hillier, Susan Narucki, D'Anna Fortunato, and others. Her compositions have won awards from Copland House, the Orvis Foundation, Colorado New Music Festival, American Women Composers, and Marimolin as well as various arts councils, and have been featured on the Capstone, Americus, innova and Albany record labels. She teaches composition and clarinet at the University of Maine.

Beth's works with video here.

ACE Publications

1 ADJUSTING THE SAILS (2008)
Women's chorus, DVD (audio/visual)

2 Agnus Dei (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet and piano

4 AMERICANA (1991)
sop,cl,pf,vln

5 ANOTHER MOMENTARY FEAT (1991)
cham orch:1-1-1-bcl- 0,1-1-0-0,str

7 BASIA NOVA (1988)
bsn,hn,pf

8 BEASTS OF THE FIELD (1991)
fl,cl

9 BEFORE THE SNOW (2014)
flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings

10 BENEDICTUS (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 B-flat clarinets, 1 bass clarinet (with extension), piano

12 BLACK BEAR DANCE
orchestral winds plus vibraphone

13 BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS (2008)
SATB, piano

14 BRASS RINGS
Bb trumpet (8)

15 BUILD US A BRIDGE
voice, marimba, clarinet, horn, piano

17 BY MEANS OF RED AND GREEN (2002)
Violin+Percussion (vibraphone, bongos, tom-tom, temple blocks (2), suspended cymbal, tenor drum and sandblock)

18 CANON AND FANTASY (1996)
GUITAR TRIO

19 CANOPY (1988)
cl,pf,vla

20 A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER (2005)
for piano and electronic sound and video

21 THE CHEMISTRY OF COMMON THINGS (2000)
Bar, vln, pf

22 CHIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (2016)
Piano, Pre-recorded electronic sound

23 CONCERTANTE (2015)
alto saxophone, solo violin and string section

24 CONCERTANTE II (Clarinet and piano) (2016)
clarinet, piano

25 CREDO (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 B-flat clarinets, 1 bass clarinet (with extension), piano

26 CRITICS & CONNOISSEURS (1992)
mez-sop,cl,vcl

27 CROWDED SOURCING (2011)
violin and prerecorded audio

28 CROWS EVERYWHERE ARE EQUALLY BLACK (2008)
clarinet, 'cello, DVD (audio/visual)

29 Di Camera (2010)
tpt in C, vc, pf

30 DIVIDEND (2016)
Mezzo-Soprano, flute, clarinet, piano

31 Dodge at Mann Gulch (2004)
for B-flat clarinet, electronic sound and video

32 ECHOES

34 EX ITINERE (1986)
cl,bsn,tpt,tbn,perc,vln,cb

35 FOR HE IS GOOD TO THINK ON
flute, clarinet, and DVD

36 FOUR AMBITIONS (1998)
SOPRANO, CLARINET, PIANO

37 Gloria (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet and piano

38 GREAT WORLD OF LIGHT (1998)
cello, piano, Soprano (voice in 3rd movement only)

39 HERALDS AND HEROINES (2001)
2222 2210 timp, perc, strings

40 IN MEMORY (2009)

41 IN A TWINKLING, WE WILL ALL BE CHANGED (2009)
Picc., Flutes 1-2; Oboes 1-2; Bassoon, Clarinets 1,2, 3; BassCl, Alto Sax 1-2, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax; Tpts 1,2,3; Horns 1,2,3,4; Tbns 1,2; Bass Tbn, Euph, Tuba, Perc (3), Timpani

42 INGRAINED (2006)
2 marimbas

43 JET PACK FOR ONE (2017)
bass clarinet, vocoder, and electronic sound

44 JET-PACK (2015)
fl, clarinet/bass cl, tbn, piano/vocoder, vln, db, and prerecorded sound

45 KYRIE (2012)
SATB, 2 cl in Bb, 1 bscl, piano

46 LAKESIDE AND MAGPIE (2017)
clarinet/bscl, vln, vla, vcl

47 LATE SPRING (2016)
strings (violin 1, violin 2, violin 3 or viola, cello, bass

48 Let Us in a Lovers' Round (2011)
SATB choir, flute and piano

49 LOOKS LIKE RAIN (1992)
sop,vla,hpschd

51 MASS (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 B-flat clarinets, 1 bass clarinet (with extension), piano

52 MINOR BLASTS, SOME FLURRIES (2013)
string quartet with optional video

53 A MOMENTARY FEAT (1989)
fl,pf

54 THE MOOSE (2001)
fl, cl, flg/tpt, perc(1), piano, cello

55 NIGHT SONGS (1990)
SSAA a cappella

56 NO MATTER WHAT (2014)
clarinet with electronic sound (fixed media)

57 NOT DRESSED FOR THIS (1991)
cl, vc

58 ON THURSDAY (2005)
soprano, cello, electronic sound and video accompaniment

59 ON TIME (2007)
SATB, trumpet, flute

60 THE ONLY COLOR I HAVE (2011)
soprano, mezzo-soprano and flute (doubling piccolo)

61 PAUL RICE SONGS (2008)
Soprano, flute, guitar

62 Pedal Tune (2007)
alto flute, bass clarinet and DVD

63 THE PLAIN PRESENTATION OF IT (1992)
sop,fl/pic/altofl,vln

64 POEM AND POSTLUDE (1996)
Soprano, Bass Cl, Computer-generated tape

65 PORTRAITS: THE BOY WHO DREW CATS (1989)
Bass cl + childrens ensemble of toy guitars, noisemakers, bells

67 Railways (2010)
fl, ob, cl, bsn, trpt, strings

68 RAILWAYS PRÉCIS (2017)
small orchestra and video
1111 2110 strings, with audiovideo accompaniment

69 RESTLESS (2014)
for 2 B-flat clarinets

70 RUNNING TO THE SHORE (2006)
chamber orchestra, with perc and piano

71 RUSTLE (2003)
BASS CLARINET SOLO

72 Sallee and Rumsey at Mann Gulch (2012)
bass trombone and DVD

73 SANCTUS (2012)
SATB, 2 cl in Bb, 1 bscl, piano

74 Sanctus (2013)
SATB chorus, 2 melodicas and piano

75 SAX AND SPEND
SOLO ALTSX , CONCERT BAND (FL,CL,OB,BSN, SAXES, CRNTS, HNS, TRBS, TBA, TIMPANI, PERC)

76 SETTING FOR SHUSAKO ENDO (1983)
1-1-1-1,hn, pf

77 SHARP NOSTALGIA (2011)
bass clarinet (with low C extension) and piano

79 SIRENS, for Wind Ensemble (1983)
wind ens: 1-0-3-bcl-3sax-0; 3cor-1tpt-3hn- 2tbn-1tba; perc(2), pf

80 SKATING IN THE SHORT PROGRAM (2005)
solo violin

81 SKIN AND BONES (2000)
fl, hn, audio rec

82 SLEEK BUT FUNCTIONAL (1998)
BASS CLARINET AND WIND ENSEMBLE WITH PERCUSSION

85 SONGS WITHOUT WORDS (1988)
sop,ob, bsn,vc,pf

86 STAND FACING THE STOVE (2010)
bass clarinet, video (dvd) projections

87 THE STAR THEATRE (2011)
clarinet, piano and DVD

88 SUITE FOR DIETER (2009)
flute, guitar and double bass

89 TANGO BEEP BEEP
PIANO SOLO

90 THE TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW (2014)
Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, Piano

91 TIGHTROPE
woodwind quintet

92 TO THE MOON (1985)
sop,ob,bsn,pf

93 Tuesday in the Dark (1988)
2121 2220 perc, str

94 TURNING FIGURES (1998)
3 clarinets

95 Two Bits (2012)
piano

96 TWO POEMS BY APRIL BERNARD (1991)
sop,pf,cb

97 VESPONA
fl, cl, vn, vc, pf

98 VILLANCICO (1994)
fl, cl, va, vc

99 VIRELAY (1984)
pf

100 WALKABOUT (2011)
bass clarinet and percussion

102 WHEN SILLY BEES COULD SPEAK (2014)
Baritone, bass clarinet, trumpet and trombone

103 WHY WE LIVE WITH ANIMALS (1993)
sop, bass cl, perc(2)

105 Winnifred Goes Outside (2004)
Asaxes, Tsaxes, Barsax, Tpts, Tbns, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum set

106 Winter Weather Advisory (2010)
cl, vc

107 WOODLORE (2001)
childrens chorus, clarinet, piano

108 Wrinkle (2014)
bass clarinet (with low extension)

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