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Laurence Sherr
Scores and Parts, Score and Audio Excerpts

Compositions with Individual Web Pages

Doina & Dances Overture for orchestra
Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!
Flame Language for baritone/mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra or chamber ensemble
Fugitive Footsteps for baritone and a cappella mixed chorus
Elegy and Vision for cello solo

Performances of entire works/movements are at the Videos page.

Additional Works–Corresponding Score and Audio Excerpts

Chamber
Dhammapada Verses for soprano, flute, percussion, and piano

score

audio
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Duo Concertante for flute and percussion

mvt. I-score
mvt. II-score
mvt. III-score

mvt. I-audio
mvt. II-audio
mvt. III-audio
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Journeys Within: Concerto for Flute and Chamber Ensemble

mvt. I-score
mvt. III-score

mvt. I-audio
mvt. III-audio
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Solo
Nocturne for piano

score

audio
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Blue Ridge Frescos for classical guitar

mvt. II-score

mvt. II-audio
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Ouachita Waters: Prelude for piano

score

audio
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Four Short Pieces for solo violin

mvt. I-score
mvt. II-score

mvt. I-audio
mvt. II-audio
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Orchestral
Illuminations for orchestra

mvt. III-score

mvt. III-audio

Scores and Parts

Available from Laurence Sherr Music
     • email: laurencesherr[at]gmail.com
     • phone: (770) 457-8058

Selected works, as indicated below, are also available from Hutchins & Rea Music

Chamber
Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!, 2014
Commissioned by an international consortium of cellists
Duration: 24 minutes

Flame Language for low voice and chamber ensemble (clarinet, cello, piano, and optional percussion), 2008
Commissioned by vocalists Daniel Gale, Oral Moses, and Elliot Z. Levine
Duration: 10 minutes

EIMI for violin (or other string), saxophone (or other woodwind), percussion, and piano, 2006
Composed at 2006 Kofomi Festival for ensemble Intégrales
Duration: 6 - 10 minutes

Duo Concertante for flute and percussion, 2003
Commissioned by flutist Christina Guenther
Duration: 15 minutes

Dhammapada Verses for soprano, flute, percussion, and piano, 1990; revised 2001
Commissioned by Thamyris (contemporary chamber ensemble)
Duration: 14 minutes
Available from Hutchins & Rea Music

Journeys Within: Concerto for Flute and Chamber Ensemble, 1994
Commissioned by Paul Brittan, flutist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Thamyris
Duration: 17 min.

String Trio for violin, viola, and cello, 1982, rvs. 2011
Duration: 7 min.
Khayele's Waltz for clarinet and cello, 2018
Duration: 3 min.
Khayele's Waltz for bassoon and cello, 2017
Duration: 3 min.
Canon for a Couple, four-part canon, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes
Dream Fragments for violin and cello, 2011
Duration: 1 minute
Brass Quintet No. 1, 1978
Duration: 15 minutes
Lamond House Suite for two clarinets, horn, and bassoon, 1977
Duration: 12 minutes
Trio in Baroque Style, 1975
Duration: 2 minutes

Solo
Elegy and Vision for solo cello, 1993
Commissioned by the [Jimmy] Carter Center of Emory University and cellist Ian Ginsburg
Duration: 7 minutes
Hutchins & Rea Music

Nocturne for piano, 1999
Commissioned by the Music Teachers National Association and Georgia Music Teachers Association
Duration: 7 minutes
Hutchins & Rea Music

Blue Ridge Frescos for classical guitar, 1991; revised 1995
Commissioned by guitarist Mary Akerman
Duration: 10 minutes

Ouachita Waters: Prelude for piano, 2009
Duration: 4 minutes

Midnight Dance
for solo violin, 2009
Duration: 3 minutes

Four Short Pieces for solo violin, 1982
Duration: 5 minutes
Hutchins & Rea Music

Brook by the Pagoda for piano, 1975
Duration: 2 minutes
Hutchins & Rea Music

Choral
Fugitive Footsteps for baritone solo and mixed chorus, 2002
Duration: 12 minutes
Three Haiku for children’s choir and piano, 1992
Commissioned by the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
Duration: 6 minutes

Orchestral
Flame Language for baritone and chamber orchestra, 2007
Commissioned by vocalists Daniel Gale, Oral Moses, and Elliot Z. Levine, with The Bijou Chamber Orchestra, and the Kennesaw State University Orchestra
Duration: 10 minutes

Illuminations for orchestra, 1997; revised 1999
Duration: 15 minutes
Debussy’s Arabesque No. 1, transcribed for orchestra, 1990
Duration: 6 minutes

. . . of a time when . . . for orchestra, 1987
Duration: 14 minutes

Dance
One (plus) for cello and percussion, with or without dancer(s), 1988
Duration: 8 minutes

Isolated (within) for narrator, piano, and dancer(s), 1981
Duration: 6 minutes

Three Movements for Stoney for flute, clarinet, and trombone, with or without dancers, 1981
Duration: 5 minutes

Choreopoem I: Movements for clarinet, trombone, vibraphone, percussion, double bass, and dancers, 1980
Duration: 15 minutes