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Chamber Music by William Copper


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String Quintet Two violins, two violas, violoncello
28 minutes
Substantial viola quintet, four movements. Pairs well with the Mozart String Quintets Video demo (1st movement excerpt)
Video demo (4th movement beginning)
Sunny Days Violin, Viola, 'Cello, and Piano
7 minutes
Sunny and serene piano quartet. Video demo
Piano Trio #1 Piano, Violin, 'Cello
20 minutes
In Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich. Premiered at the Charles Ives Center for the Contemporary Arts. Middle movement is a favorite; one hearer called it 'best piece of contemporary music I've ever heard'. Also performed in Philadelphia and New York City at the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial.
Piano Trio #2 Piano, Violin, 'Cello
24 minutes
Premiered by the Mid-Atlantic Chamber Music Society
Catch Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon
4 minutes
Premiered by the Mid-Atlantic Chamber Music Society
"Seaside" Flute Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Violoncello
6 minutes
Molto vivace quartet for flute and strings.
"Graveside" Flute Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Violoncello
3 1/2 minutes
Sombre arrangement of Danny Boy for flute and strings.
"Lakeside" Flute Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Violoncello
3 minutes
Allegretto quartet for flute and strings.
"Woodside" Flute Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Violoncello
5 minutes
Graceful quartet for flute and strings.
"Starside" Flute Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Violoncello
4 minutes
Arrangement of Ave Maria by Schubert for flute and strings.
Queen of the Heavens Trombone Choir
5 minutes
24-pitch chorale for brass
Eternity Soprano, Violin, Glockenspiel, Piano
6.5 minutes
"As if in time suspended" dramatic interpretation of poem by William Blake
Premiered in Krakow.
Piano Trio #3 Piano, Violin, 'Cello
26 minutes
Premiered at the Downs Cultural Center, Wilmington, DE
String Quartet #1 2 Violins, Viola, 'Cello
20 minutes
Premiered in Krakow, Poland. First prize, Southeastern Composers League
String Quartet #2 2 Violins, Viola, 'Cello
22 minutes
Three movements of Americana: 1. "Door to Door", 2. "Emporium", and 3. "Wrangling".
Happy Happy Flute, Oboe (clarinet), Bassoon
3 minutes
Premiered by the Machina di Venti
Raptor Wings Youth String Ensemble
4 minutes
Very easy 4-part ensemble piece.


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