Harvey Sollberger

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Harvey Sollberger (b. 1938) recieved an M.A from Columbia University. He is a composer, conductor, and flutist. During his tenure, Sollberger served as the conductor for SONOR, the faculty new music ensemble, and SIRIUS, the graduate student new music ensemble. He co-founded (with Charles Wuorinen) the Group for Contemporary Music in New York and directed that ensemble for 27 years. He has been Composer-in-Residence at both the American Academy in Rome and with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. Sollberger's work in composition has been recognized by an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and by commissions from the Koussevitzky Foundation, the San Francisco Symphony, the Fromm Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Walter W. Naumberg Foundation, Music from Japan, and the New York State Council for the Arts. Before joining the UCSD faculty, Sollberger has taught at Columbia University, the Manhattan School of Music, and Indiana University. From 1997 to 2005 he served as Music Director of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.

Sollberger's notable students include Margaret Brouwer.

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1 ADVANCING MOMENT FOR 6 PLAYERS (1993)
fl, cl/bscl, vln, vcl, perc, piano

3 AS THINGS ARE & BECOME (1970)
vln,vla,vcl

4 AURELIAN ECHOES (1989)
fl, alto fl

5 BIG BANG! (2012)
flute choir - 12 or more flutes

7 CHAMBER VARIATIONS (1964)
conductor & 12 players:fl,alfl/pic, ob,cl/bcl,bsn,pf,2perc,vln,vla,vcl,cb

8 CIAO, ARCOSANTI (1994)
fl, ob, clar in A, bsn, vln, pf, bell tuned to A natural

10 COMPOSITIONS for flute, cello, piano, Conductor (1961)
fl,vcl,pf(w/conductor)

11 DECEMBER (2011)
alto flute

12 DIVERTIMENTO (1970)
fl,vcl,pf

13 DIVERTIMENTO NO 2 (2019)
Tenor Saxophone (or Bass Clarinet), Trumpet (or Clarinet in A), Viola, and Cello

14 DUO (1961)
fl,pf

15 DVORAK AND THE SCARLET TANAGER
flute, guitar, viola

18 FLUTES AND DRUMS (1978)
8 fl/picc/alto fl, 8 perc, 4 cb

19 GRANDIS TEMPLUM MACHINAE (1996)
Three Choirs, Five Vocal Soloists, String Quintet, Brass Quintet, Percussion, and other diverse instruments

21 THE HUMBLE HEART (1982)
woodwind quintet

22 INTERRUPTED NIGHT (1983)
cl, vln, vcl, with obbligato fl, pf

23 INTO THE LIGHT (1997)
fl

24 KILLAPATA/CHASKAPATA (1983)
solo fl & fl choir:2pic,7fl,2alt
for solo flute and flute choir

25 LIFE STUDY (1982)
sop, fl/alfl/pic, hp

26 MURAL (2013)
piano 4-hands

27 MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO (1964)
fl, pf

28 MUTABLE DUO (1991)
for 6 players

29 NANCY'S FANCY (1986)
solo cello

30 NEMESIS (2009)
cl, pf

32 NEW MILLENNIUM MEMO II (2014)
solo flute

33 NEW MILLENNIUM MEMO III (2015)
solo flute

34 O MENSCH! GIB ACHT! (2000)
solo oboe

36 ORIGINAL SUBSTANCE/MANIFESTS/TRACES II (2012)
solo shakuhachi

37 PERHAPS GILEAD (2010)
fl, guitar, 2vln, vla, vc
flute, guitar, string quartet

38 PERSIAN GOLF (1987)
string orchestra

39 REUNION (2011)
cl, pf, perc

40 RIDING THE WIND 1 (1974)
amplified solo flute, cl,vln,vcl,pf

41 RIDING THE WIND 2, 3, 4 (1974)
solo flute

42 SECOND GRAND QUARTET FOR SIXTEEN FLUTES (2015)
4 flutes: each player plays piccolo, flute, alto flute, and bass flute

43 Second Grand Quartet for Sixteen Flutes (2015)
4 flutists each playing piccolo, flute, alto flute and bass flute

44 Silent Film Suite (2015)
fl, vcl, guit

45 SOLI E SCHERZI (2014)
fl, pf

46 Soli e Scherzi (2013)
fl, pf

47 SONATE 'CHARLIE HEBDO' (2015)
fl, pf

49 SPILLVILLE (2016)
flute, viola, guitar

50 SWEET DANCE OF MORNING (1976)
vln

51 SYMPHONY - BREATH A' MEME RIVE (2018)
Flute Orchestra
4 fl/pic, 8 fl, 4 altfl, 4 bsfl, 4 cbsfl

52 TAKING MEASURES (1987)
violin, pf

53 THIN MUSIC/THICK MUSIC Two Pieces for Twenty Players (2011)
20 PLAYERS: fl, ob, cl, bsn, altsx, hn, tpt, tbn, tba, pf, ele pf, perc(2), hp, vln (3), vla, vcl, cb

54 TO THE SPIRIT UNAPPEASED AND PEREGRINE (1998)
fl/pic, cl/bscl

55 THE TWO AND THE ONE (1972)
vcl, 2 perc

56 TWO MOTES FROM MUSICA TRANSALPINA (1970)
Sop,Bar,fl,b.cl,hp,gtr,cel,4 perc.

57 UNTITLED (2009)
alto flute duet

58 WHERE THE IOWA RIVER BENDS: 12-20-62 (2013)
cello, contrabass

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