Ann Silsbee

Biography

ANN SILSBEE (1930-2003) received degrees from Radcliffe, Syracuse, and her DMA from Cornell. She wrote for a variety of media and was commissioned by several organizations, including the Gregg Smith Singers, Colgate University Chorus, the Syracuse Vocal Ensemble, Elmira Symphony, Ithaca Opera, and others. Her works have been recorded on CRI, Northeastern, and Spectrum by such distinguished artists as the Boston Musica Viva, Gregg Smith Singers, the Society for New Music, and David Burge. In May 1991 Ms. Silsbee traveled to China for performances and lectures.

ACE Publications

40 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Ann Silsbee AN ACRE FOR A BIRD ssaattbb
Ann Silsbee AND WHO SO WITNESSED fl,cl,perc,pf,vln,vla,vcl
Ann Silsbee BAGATELLE pf
Ann Silsbee BOURN sop, countertenor (or mzsop),vcl, hpschd
Ann Silsbee COME TO US satb,pf
Ann Silsbee DAREST THOU NOW O SOUL mixed choir, pf
Ann Silsbee DE AMORE ET MORTE sop,cl,2 perc,pf,vln,vcl
Ann Silsbee DIFFRACTION solo vc, satb,fl,2perc
Ann Silsbee DONA NOBIS PACEM satb
Ann Silsbee DOORS pf
Ann Silsbee FIVE SHORT PIECES FOR PIANO pf
Ann Silsbee FOUR SONGS ON POEMS OF WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS sop,pf
Ann Silsbee GO GENTLE 3 like woodwinds(or str)
Ann Silsbee HUITS CHANTS EN BRAUN sop,counterten(or msop),cl(A),vla
Ann Silsbee ICARUS ssaattbb,3 rec,bongos
Ann Silsbee IN AND OUT THE WINDOW pf
Ann Silsbee JOURNEY fl,perc
Ann Silsbee JOURNEYS, HYMN & CEREMONIES pf
Ann Silsbee LEAVINGS sop/perc, prep pf
Ann Silsbee LETTER FROM A FIELD BIOLOGIST 2 pf
Ann Silsbee MIRAGES Bass voice,vcl, quarter-tone hpschd
Ann Silsbee MUSIC FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO vln,pf
Ann Silsbee ONLY THE COLD BARE MOON sop,fl,pf
Ann Silsbee PHANTASY ob, hpschd
Ann Silsbee PHAROS 2 vcl,perc,pf

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