Beth Wiemann

Biography

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.

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ACE Publications

24 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Beth Wiemann AMERICANA Soprano, Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
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Beth Wiemann UNTIL THE WAR IS OVER 4 singers (Sop, Mezzo-Sop, Bar, Ten), flute, alto saxophone, double bass, piano and electronic sound
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Beth Wiemann DIVIDEND Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
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Beth Wiemann WHEN SILLY BEES COULD SPEAK -
Baritone, bass clarinet, trumpet and trombone
Beth Wiemann TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, Piano
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Beth Wiemann Three Songs for Soprano and Percussion Soprano, nonpitched perc, marimba/bells
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Beth Wiemann BIRD IN THE STORM, THE Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
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Beth Wiemann WILD GRAPES Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
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Beth Wiemann BUILDING THE NIGHT HOUSE Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
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Beth Wiemann ECHOES Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
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Beth Wiemann PAUL RICE SONGS Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
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Beth Wiemann SAX AND SPEND SOLO ALTO SAX , CONCERT BAND
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Beth Wiemann CHEMISTRY OF COMMON THINGS Baritone, Violin, and Piano
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Beth Wiemann SLEEK BUT FUNCTIONAL Bass clarinet and large wind ensemble with percussion
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Beth Wiemann GREAT WORLD OF LIGHT Cello and Piano with Soprano Obbligato
(Soprano in 3rd Movement Only)
Beth Wiemann WHY WE LIVE WITH ANIMALS Sop, bass cl, 2 perc
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Beth Wiemann CRITICS & CONNOISSEURS Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Cello
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Beth Wiemann PLAIN PRESENTATION OF IT Soprano, Flute (Doubling Piccolo and Alto Flute), and Violin
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Beth Wiemann TWO POEMS BY APRIL BERNARD Soprano, Double Bass, and Piano
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Beth Wiemann SONGS WITHOUT WORDS Soprano, Oboe, Bassoon, Cello, and Piano
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Beth Wiemann TO THE MOON sop, ob, bsn, pf
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