Raoul Pleskow

Biography: 

Raoul Pleskow, composer, was born in 1931 in Vienna, Austria and educated in New York City. His principal teachers in composition were Karol Rathaus, Otto Luening, and Stefan Wolpe. He has been recipient of many honors, the most recent of which include awards by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

His works have been performed by the Cleveland Philharmonic, the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra, the Plainfield Symphony, the Orchestra de Camera, the South Dakota Symphony, the Pierrot Consort, the Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players, the Queens Symphony Orchestra and many others. Commissions include those by the Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center, the Aeolian Chamber Players, the New York Virtuosi, Camarata, the North/South Consonance and the Unitarian Church of All Souls. He was Chairman of the music department at C.W. Post University from the late 1960s until 1994. His work can be found on CRI, Serenus, Ars Nova-Ars Antiqua, Golden Crest, Centaur, CRS, Capstone, and North-South Records.

Search form

Email ACA Regarding This Composer: 

ACE Publications

2 ALLEGRO & EPILOGUE
fl,2cl,vln,vla,vcl

3 ALLEGRO FOR WINDS AND PIANO (2011)
fl, cl, bsn, pf

4 ALTARPIECE (1991)
satb,perc,pf,str

5 ANTHEM (1985)
satb,2tpt,2tbn,timp,org

6 ARABESQUE (1988)
fl,2cl,pf,2vln,vcl,cb

8 AVE MARIA STELLA (1985)
satb,pf or org

9 BAGATELLE (1977)
pf

10 BAGATELLES
pf,fl,cl,bcl,bsn,vln,vcl,cb

11 BAGATELLES WITH REFRAIN (1998)
VIOLIN, 'CELLO, PIANO

12 BRIEF QUARTET (2014)
fl, cl. vln, vcl

13 CANTATA (1975)
sop,ten,satb,2fl,ob,cl/bcl,bsn, perc,vla,vcl,cb,2pf

14 CANTATA, SECOND (1979)
ten,mez-sop,chor,fl,2cl,vln,vla,vcl,pf

15 CANZONE (1971)
ob(or vln),pf

16 CAPRICE (1983)
pf

17 CHAMBER PIECE FOR TWO PIANOS (2006)
2 pianos

18 CHAMBER SETTING WITH VOICE (1990)
fl,vln,vcl,voice(or cl or ob)

20 COMPOSITION FOR FOUR INSTRUMENTS (1986)
fl,cl,vln,vcl

21 CONSORT FOR STRING QUARTET (1987)
str qrt

22 CONSORT FOR STRINGS
str orch

23 CONTRASTS AND RETURNS (2015)
solo piano

24 DEZEMBERMUSIK (1992)
cham orch:1-1-1-1,2-1-0-0,hp or pf,str

26 DIVERTIMENTO(su sei canzoni) (1983)
fl,cl,vln,vcl,pf

27 DREI LIEDER (1997)
MEZZO-SOPRANO, PIANO

28 DUE BICINIA (1974)
2sop,fl,cl,vcl

29 DUE FRAMMENTI (2015)
high voice, piano

30 DUO (1969)
vcl,pf

31 EIGHT BRIEF PIECES FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (2014)
fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, 2vln, vla, vcl, db

32 EPIGRAM (1995)
pf & str orch

33 EPIGRAMS (1985)
str qrt

34 EPILOGUE (2016)
cl (Bb), vln, vcl, pf

36 EPITAPHIUM (1983)
str orch

37 ESSAY ON QUATRAINS (1990)
orch:2-2-2-2,2-1-1-0,str

38 FANTASIA SOPRA AVE REGINA COELORUM (V.1) (1977)
solo pf; fl,ob,cl,bcl/cl in A,bsn, tb, perc, vln,vla,vcl,cb

39 FANTASIA SOPRA AVE REGINA COELORUM (V.2) (1977)
solo pf; fl,ob,cl,bcl/cl in A,bsn, tb, perc, vln,vla,vcl,cb

40 FANTASIESTUCK (1980)
pf

41 FANTASY OF FRAGMENTS (2016)
solo piano

42 FIVE BRIEF EPISODES (1996)
pf

43 FOR FIVE PLAYERS AND BARITONE (1969)
fl,cl,vln,vcl,pf,bar vc

46 FOR PIANO AND INSTRUMENTS (1995)
pf,perc,vcl,gtr

47 FOR VIOLIN & PIANO (1994)
vln,pf

48 Four Bagatelles for String Quartet (2005)
vln 1, vln 2, vla, vcl

49 FOUR BRIEF PIECES FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (2005)
fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, 2vln, vla, vcl, db

50 FOUR CHRISTMAS GREETINGS (1987)
satb,5'old'instruments: (vielle,recorders,perc,sackbuts)

52 FOUR PIECES (1980)
fl,vcl,pf

53 FOUR QUATRAINS OF AUTUMN (1990)
sop,gtr,pf

54 FOUR SHORT PIECES (1981)
1-1-1-1,hn

55 FOUR SHORT PIECES(2 VERS) (1981)
str qnt,OR fl,cl,str qrt

56 FOUR SONGS (1977)
satb, sop solo,org

58 IN SEVEN SHORT MOVEMENTS (2003)
vn, pf

59 INTRADA (1984)
fl,cl,vln,vcl

60 KONZERTSTUCK FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (2008)
violin, piano

63 MAESTRO HSU PIANO PIECES (2010)
pno

65 MOVEMENT FOR 9 PLAYERS (1967)
fl,cl,tpt,perc,cel,vln,vcl,cb,pf

66 MOVEMENT FOR OBOE,VIOLIN & PIANO (1966)
ob,vln,pf

67 MOVEMENT FOR TRIO (1996)
cl, vc, pf OR vln, vc, pf

68 MUSIC (1964)
fl,perc,pf,cb

69 MUSIC FOR 2 PIANOS (1965)
2pf

70 MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA (1980)
orch:pic/fl-2-2-2-2, 2-2-1-1,2perc,pf,str

71 MUSIC FOR SEVEN PLAYERS (1965)
fl,cl,hp,perc,pf,vln,vcl

72 NINE FRAGMENTS (1995)
vc(or ob),pf

73 OF ROME,PARTING & SPRING (1984)
sop,fl,vib(or cl or vln)

74 ON 3 OLD ENGLISH RHYMES (1976)
med vc,fl,cl,pf,vcl(or vc,pf)

75 ON LINES FROM THE ITALIAN (1986)
sop,cl,pf

76 ON LINES FROM THE LATIN (2006)
soprano, piano

77 ON LINES OF COUNT LEOPARDI (2018)
Mezzo Soprano, piano

78 ON TWO ANCIENT TEXTS (1975)
sop,fl,cl,pf,vcl

79 PAUMANOK: A LONG ISLAND CANTATA (1985)
sop,satb, fl,cl,pf,timp,2vln,vla,vcl

80 PEACE DAY SONG (1989)
satb,pf

81 PENTIMENTO (1973)
pf

82 PERCUSSION DUO (1994)
mmb,pf

83 PIANO SONATA # 3 (1996)

85 PIANO SONATA NO. 4 (2000)

86 PIECE FOR EIGHT INSTRUMENTS (2008)
FLUTE, CL, BSN, TPT IN C, VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO, PIANO

87 PIECE FOR FOUR INSTRUMENTS (2012)
fl, cl, bsn, pf

88 PIECE FOR PIANO (1973)
pf

89 PIECE FOR THREE INSTRUMENTS (2006)
fl, cl in A, cello OR fl, sax in Eb alto, cello

90 PRECIS (1989)
str orch

91 PRELUDE (1978)
pf or org

92 PRELUDIUM NO.1 (1986)
orch:3-2-2-2,2-2-2-0,timp,str

93 PRELUDIUM NO.2 (1988)
orch:2-2-2-2,2-2-2-0,timp,str

94 PSALM SETTING (1982)
med vc,pf

96 QUARTET WITH VOICE (2017)
cl, vln, vcl, pf, medium voice

97 QUATRAIN (1993)
gtr

98 QUATRAIN (1993)
pf

99 QUATRAINS (1994)
org

100 RECHERCHE
fl, vc, pf

101 SALUTE! (2003)
SSAX (or Clarinet), piano

103 SERENADE (1987)
satb & orch:2-2-2-2,2-2-2-0,str

104 SEXTET (1963)
flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, cello, piano

105 SEXTET (WINTERGESANG) (2001)
flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, cello

106 SEXTET WITH VOICE (2010)
Soprano, Clarinet, Oboe, String Quartet

107 SIX BAGATELLES WITH VOICE (1988)
sop,fl,cl,vcl,pf

108 SIX BRIEF VERSES (1983)
treb chor,pf,str

109 SIX BRIEF VERSES (1983)
2sop,pf

110 SIX FANCIES(ON PICTURES OF KLEE) (1992)
vln,vla,vcl,pf

112 SOLILOQUE ET DIALOGUE (1998)
SSAX (or Clarinet), piano

113 SOLILOQUY (5 VERSIONS) (1983)
vcl OR cb OR vln OR vla OR bsn solo

114 SONG ON LINES FROM THE LATIN (1993)
satb,2solo sops,solo ten, pf,str:1-1-1-1-1

115 STANZAS & REFRAIN (1984)
vln,pf

116 STRING QUARTET No. 2 (1981)
str qrt

117 SUITE (1977)
orch:2/pic-2-2-2,2-1-0-1,2pf,perc,str

118 SUITE for two pianos (1977)
2pf

119 SUITE OF BAGATELLES (1981)
vln,pf

120 THREE BRIEF PIECES FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (2014)
fl, ob, cl, bsn, hn, 2vln, vla, vcl, db

121 THREE EARLY SONGS (1961)
sop,pf

122 THREE EPIGRAMS (1984)
str orch

123 THREE MADRIGALS FOR SAXOPHONE QUARTET (2004)
SATB saxophones

124 THREE PIECES (1968)
pf4-hands

125 THREE PIECES (1968)
cham orch:2-1-1-1,hn,perc,hp,pf,str

126 THREE SHORT PIECES
str qrt

127 THREE SONGS (1972)
ten(hg bar),cl,bcl,vln,vla,vcl,pf

129 TIENTO, STRETTO, & EPILOGO (1998)
flute, clarinet (or soprano saxophone), piano

130 TRE BALLATI (2000)
Soprano and Mezzo Soprano, clarinet, String Quartet

132 TRIO 1977 (1977)
fl,vcl,pf

134 TWO PIECES (1978)
cl,pf

135 TWO PIECES (QUARTET)
fl, cl, vln, vc

137 VARIATIONS ON A LYRIC FRAGMENT (1980)
vcl,pf

138 VILLANELLE, DIRGE & SONG (1982)
high voice, piano

139 VILLANELLE, DIRGE & SONG (1982)
hg vc,orch:pic-2-2-2-2, 2-2-0-0,pf,str

140 VOCALISE (1986)
sop,cl,pf

141 ZUEIGNUNG (1992)
fl/alfl,vcl,pf

142 Zwei Albumbl├Ątter (2008)
alto sax solo

Filter by ensemble type:

Filter by Year Authored