Elizabeth Bell

ACE Publications

1 ANDROMEDA (1993)
pf(solo),perc, str orch

2 ARECIBO SONATA (1968)
pf

3 CONCERTINO FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (2015)
1111 1000 piano, strings

4 CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA (1976)
2/pic-2-2-2, 4-2-3-1,perc,str

5 DUOVARIOS (1987)
two pianos

8 KALEIDOSCOPE - ww quintet (1969)
ww quintet

10 LOSS SONGS (1983)
S, pf

11 MILLENNIUM (1988)
sop,cl,pf

12 NIGHT MUSIC (1990)
pf

13 PERNE IN A GYRE (1984)
cl, pf, vln, vc

14 RITUALS FOR ORCHESTRA (1988)
pic-2, ehn-2, bcl -2 , cbs-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc(4), str

15 RIVER FANTASY (1991)
fl/pic, vln, vla, vc

16 SECOND SONATA (1972)
pf

17 SIX LOSS-SONGS (1983)
sop & pf

18 SOLILOQUY for SOLO CELLO (1980)
solo vcl

19 SOLILOQUY for SOLO VIOLIN (1980)
solo violin

21 SPECTRA (1989)
pic/afl/fl; Ehn/ob; cl/Ebcl/bscl; bn; perc(2); pf/cel; strings
11 players: wind quartet, string quartet, piano and 2 percussion;

24 SYMPHONY NO. 1 (1971)
pic-2-2-EH-2-bcl-2-cbsn, 4-3-3-1,timp,perc(3),str

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Biography: 

ELIZABETH BELL was born in 1928; graduated from Wellesley College (Music) in 1950, and from Juilliard (Composition) in 1953. She was music critic of the Ithaca Journal, 1971-1975; one of the founders and a longtime director of New York Women Composers; and a member of Board of Governors of American Composers Alliance, 2000-2004. She received grants and commissions from fine artists around the world, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Bradshaw/Buono duo, the Inoue Chamber Ensemble, North/South Consonance, the Putnam Valley Orchestra, and Vienna Modern Masters. Awards included the Delius Prize (Keyboard), 1994; first prize (1986), and grand prize (1996) in the Utah Composers Competition; many Meet-the-Composer grants.

There are three all-Bell CD’s: “The Music of Elizabeth Bell”, MMC 2082; “Snows of Yesteryear”, N/S R 1029; and “A Collection of Reflections”, N/S R 1042. Other recordings are on CRS, Classic Masters, VMM, and North/South Records. There have been six all-Bell concerts, including two to celebrate her 75th birthday: NYC 10/12/03, and Yerevan, Armenia, 4/28/04. Performed world-wide, she was a member of BMI, ACA, SCI, AMC, NACUSA, and other professional organizations. She passed away on December 19, 2016.

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