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Elizabeth Hayden Pizer
Musical Compositions
Concert Works include:

large ensemble

Elegy in Amber
        (In Memoriam Leonard Bernstein)
for string orchestra (1993)
audio excerpts (ca. 3:13) (MP3 format) 
(actual recorded dur.=9:09)
Róbert Stankovský-cond.
Slovak Radio Sym. Orch
(rec. © 1997 MMC)

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Sample Pages

Elegy for Strings for string orchestra
     (or string quartet) (1977/79)
Fanfare Overture for symphonic band


chamber ensemble / vocal

Look Down, Fair Moon
    for voice & piano (1976)

Quilisoly for flute & piano, 
    or violin & piano (1976)

String Quartet (1981; revised 1987)
Five Haiku for soprano & chamber
    ensemble (or soprano & piano reduction) (1978)

Five Haiku, II for mezzo-soprano
    & piano (1979)

Ten Haiku for saxophone & piano
    (1978/79; arr. 1983)

Nightsongs for medium voice & piano 
    (texts by
Milton Drake)  (1986)
Shakespeare Set for unaccompanied
    voice (1978-87)

solo piano
Expressions Intimes
           (dedicated to Federico Mompou)

Strains and Restraints (1984)

Charms (1987)
Lyric Fancies (1983)


Madrigals Anon (1979)
   for SSATB a cappella voices
    (also arr. for SSSAA)
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Sample Pages
  audio clip of first setting in the Madrigals,
  All Night by the Rose
(ca. 1:58) (MP3 format)

  featuring the San Francisco Choral Artists
  under the direction of Magen Solomon
Kyrie Eleison for SSAATTBB
    a cappella chorus (1984)
Songs of the Holy Eucharist
    for unison voices, SATB choir & organ (1984)


Sunken Flutes (electronic tape) (1979)
Arlington (electronic tape) (1989)
Embryonic Climactus
(electronic tape) (1989)

The Infinite Sea for electronic tape,
    or electronic tape & narrator (1990)

Aquasphere (electronic tape) (1990)
    (work dur.=10:21) 


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Jazz Instrumentals include:
  • All the World’s a Stage
  • A Quiet Space
  • A Scent of Pine
  • Birds of Paradise
  • Burlesque Arabesque
  • Changing Times
  • Come Smell the Roses
  • Eclipse
  • Emerald Isle
  • Equinox
  • Eucalyptus
  • Evantide (dedicated to Bill)
  • Farewell to Summer Days
  • Fields of Gold
  • Grab the Golden Ring
  • In Quiet Solitude
  • Into Thin Air
  • Iris
  • Island Winds
  • Knock-out
  • Leprechauns
  • Maya-Nova
  • Melissma
  • Mojo Man
  • Morning Afternoon
  • Noche d’Amore
  • …Of Long Ago
  • Penthouse Moonlight (w/lyrics)
  • Put It On the Line
  • Reflections in a Tear
  • Saudi
  • Shadow Walker
  • So, Fare Thee Well
  • Some Other Place,
    Some Other Time
  • Tęte-ŕ-Tęte
  • Tell It Like It Is
  • Time and Time Again
  • Topaz
  • Toward Dusk
  • Truth is Stranger than Fiction
  • Various and Sundried Things
  • We are Two Worlds Apart
  • Young and Carefree
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