Darleen Mitchell

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1 AND STILL... (1984)
hn & orch (2/picc.2.2.2 2.2.2btbn.0 4 perc, str)

3 ANTIPHONAL DREAMS (2012)
euphonium, marimba

8 ASCENT (2016)
violin, piano

9 COVENANT (1985)
1-0-2-asax-0,1-2-2-0

11 DICHOTIC SOUNDS - alto flute (1981)
alto flute

12 DICHOTIC SOUNDS 2 - horn (1985)
solo horn

15 ENDLESS FORMS MOST BEAUTIFUL (2016)
Baritone, piano

16 ESTAMPIE (1974)
str qrt(2-1-1)

17 Five Meditations (2001)
Tuba, Piano

18 FLORIBUS TONORUM (2007)
TBN, TBA, PIANO or 2nd version for FL, TBA, PIANO

19 FOUR PSALMS (2003)
T, pf

20 FRAGMENTS OF A LOST SONG (1981)
ssa,fl,pf

21 FROM THE LETTERS OF CLARE OF ASSISI (1997)
WOODWINDS, STRINGS (NO BASS), 2 PERCUSSION, PIANO

22 GARLANDS (1985)
hp

23 HARMONIEMUSIK (1990)
2ob, 2cl, 2hn, 2bsn, cb

24 Illuminata (2001)
flute,piano

25 Images for Flute and Harp (1986)
flute and harp

26 Images for Violin and Guitar (2001)
vln, gtr

27 IN A FALL MOMENT - AND OTHER SONGS (2016)
voice, piano

28 IN LAMENTABILEM VOCEM (1997)
SATB, FLUTE, TUBA

29 IN THE STILLNESS (2000)
2fl, ob, bsn, 4cl, 2 asx, tsx, bsx, 2hn, 2tpt, 3tbn, bar, tba, timp, 3perc

30 IN A TIMELESS SWEET LAND (2009)
Baritone, cello

31 JOURNEY TO YELLOW SPRINGS (1985)
tba, chimes

32 LIKE STRANGERS (1975)
Sop,Cham Ens(1/pic-0-1-0, 1-0-0-0-,perc,cel,hp,vln,vla,cb

33 LUMINOUS MYSTERIES (2006)
2 pianos

34 May We Walk in Harmony (2013)
Flute 1, 2 (pic), Oboe, Bb Clarinet 1, 2, Horn 1, 2; 6 percussionists (percussion 5 and 6 accompany children's choir) Children's Choir, Strings.

35 METANOIA (2002)
ORCHESTRA

37 Music for a Little Prince (1982)
solo piano

38 MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE (2007)
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion

40 O BELOVED SON (2008)
Sop, pf

41 O Dayspring (2002)
Oboe and Piano

42 O FELIX ANIMA (1995)
for soprano,fl,cl & pf.

44 Passages (2001)
vln, vcl, pf

45 PENSÉES (2005)
Baritone, tuba, piano

47 REFLECTIONS ON ST JOHN OF THE CROSS
FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET, BASSOON, TUBA

49 Sonare (1990)
tuba and piano

50 Sonatine for Horn and Piano (1965)
Horn and Piano

51 SONGS OF QUIET (1986)
soprano, flute, harp

52 SONGS OF WOMEN (1994)
Sop, Pno

53 SOUND FORTH (1997)
2 tpt, h, tbn, tba, org

54 SOUTHERN HARMONY (1998)
2 tpt, hn, tbn, tba

55 SUITE FOR PIANO (2016)
pf

56 TANSLUCENT UNREALITY no 3 (1974)
cl,hn,pf

57 THREE MEDIEVAL CAROLS (1984)
horn and tuba, 2nd version for flute and tuba

58 Toussaint (1999)
trbn, pno

59 TRANSLUCENT REALITY no 7 (1978)
fl,cl,hn,vcl, glock,pf

60 TRANSLUCENT UNREALITY NO 1 (1978)
fl,pf,wind ch

61 TRANSLUCENT UNREALITY no 2 (1978)
pf, flute, clarinet

62 TRANSLUCENT UNREALITY no 4 (1978)
hn,vcl,pf

63 TRANSLUCENT UNREALITY no 5 (1975)
vcl,pf

64 TRANSLUCENT UNREALITY, no 6 (1976)
horn, piano, glock/wind chimes

65 Variants (1981)
vln, pf

66 VISIONS: CONCERTO FOR TUBA AND CONCERT BAND (1997)
SOLO TUBA, CONCERT BAND

67 Watery Moon (1987)
mezzo, alto flt doubling bass flt

69 Whirling Wings (2003)
flute

70 The Winds of Exorcism (2014)
Bar, pf

71 You are the Love (Celtic Song from Iona) (2015)
female voice, piano

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Biography: 

Darleen (Cowles) Mitchell (b. 1942), Associate Professor of composition and organ, has written over one hundred works for orchestra, chorus, voice and various instrumental solos and ensembles, most of which are published by American Composers Editions in New York. Her compositions have been performed by many groups including the Contemporary Chamber Players (Chicago), the American Chamber Symphony (Chicago), the Aurora String Quartet (San Francisco), North-South Consonance (New York), the Harmoniemusik Ensemble (Lowell, Massachusetts), College Music Society Regional Conferences in Florida, Georgia and Nebraska, the Florida State Winds, the Florida State University Wind Orchestra and the International Guitar Festival in Hermoupolis, Greece.

Her Translucent Unreality No. 1 is available on Capriccio Records, Images for violin and guitar was recorded by Duo 46 on Guitar Plus Records in 2001, and a CD including her Watery Moon, on text by William Shakespeare, for mezzo-soprano and alto/bass flute, is forthcoming. Dr. Mitchell received a B.M. from De Paul University, M.M. from Northwestern University, winning the Faricy Award for Creative Composition, and a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of Chicago, where she studied with Ralph Shapey and Shulamit Ran. Dr. Mitchell is the recipient of many awards, grants and fellowships, including Illinois Arts Council Grants, Artist Fellowships, "Meet the Composer" grants and a Florida Arts Council Artist Fellowship.

She is the 1998 first prize winner of the Music Grant from the National League of American Pen Women, for her work Visions, a concerto for tuba and concert band after texts by Hildegard of Bingen. Dr. Mitchell has developed and taught a course on women composers, and this life-long interest lead her to found American Women Composers-Midwest, an organization based in Chicago which continues to perform and champion women composers. Dr. Mitchell has served on the faculty of De Paul University, chaired the musicianship and composition department at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, and taught for the Chicago City Colleges European Division in Belgium, Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois and Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Alabama.

She joined the U.N.K. music faculty in 2000, where she teaches composition, organ, and coordinates the music theory curricula. Dr. Mitchell is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.