REPERTOIRE



 

TRIOS COMMISSIONED BY VERDEHR TRIO

Alpher, David
Pathways (1999)
(Subito Music)
Arutiunian, Alexander
*
Suite (1992)
(Zen-on/Hal Leonard)
Averitt, William
*
Tripartita (1989)
(Subito Music)
Bacri, Nicolas
*
A Smiling Suite (2007)
(Durand/Universal Classical Music Publishing MGB)
Bassett, Leslie
*
Trio (1980)
(Peters)
Beck, Stephen David
Songs for a Prelude:
In Memoriam 11 September 2001
(2002)
Contact Composer
Biggs, John
*
Medieval Dance Suite (1994)
(Consort Press)
 
Meditations and Digressions (2005)
(Consort Press)
 
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A Renaissance Bouquet (1995)
(Consort Press)
Black, Arnold
*
Envoi (2001)
Bolcom, William
*
Trio (1993)
(Marks)
Boschetty, Radek
Bagatelles (1989)
Contact Composer
Bratt, Michael
Hot and Sweaty (2006)
Brohn, William David
*
I Got Variations (1999)
Brouwer, Margaret
*
Trio (2005)
(Brouwer New Music Publishing)
Brown, Edward
From the End of Spring (1998)
Buhr, Glenn
Faust Flying (1995)
(Counterpoint Music Library Services)
Caldwell, James
Or Bend a Knotted Oak (2004)
Chambers, Evan
Thorn and Flare (2009)
Contact Composer
Chatman, Stephen
*
Trio (2001)
(Canadian Music Centre) or Contact Composer
Chihara, Paul
*
Shogun Trio (1989)
(MSU Press/Subito)
Cohen, Gerard
*
Variously Blue (2009)
Contact Composer
Constantinides, Dinos
Hellenic Musings (2006)
(Magni Publications)
Music for Violin and Clarinet (2000)
(Conners Publications)
*
The Oracle at Delphi (1994)
(Conners Publications)
Conyngham, Barry
*
Playground (2002)
(Australian Music Centre) or Contact Composer
Cox, Cindy
Primary Colors (1995)
Contact Composer
Currier, Nathan
*
Adagio and Variations (1987)
(Presser)
 
Enthropic Developments (1990)
(Presser)
 
In a Burning Forest (1996)
Currier, Sebastian
*
Verge (1997)
(Carl Fischer)
Curtis-Smith, Curtis
*
Trio (2000)
Western Michigan University Archives
Daugherty, Michael
*
Ladder to the Moon (2010)
(Bill Holab Music)
David, Thomas Christian
*
Schubertiade (1987)
(Doblinger)
 
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Sonate für Klarinette und Violine: Duo-Sonate No. 2
(originally Theme and Variations) (1980)
(Doblinger)
 
*
Trio No. 1 (1978)
(Doblinger)
 
*
Trio No. 2 (1990)
(Doblinger)
 
*
Trio No. 3 (Persian) (1995)
(Doblinger)
Deak, Jon
*
Lad, A Dog: The Trio (Part I: The Coming of Lad) (1991)
(Carl Fischer)
*
Lad, A Dog: The Trio (Part II: The Visitor) (1996)
(Carl Fischer)
De Silva, Dante
Burlesca (2003)
Contact Composer
Desenne, Paul
Postcards from Kannibalia (2009)
Dhamabutra, Narongrit

Chakra (1990)
Contact Composer

Diamond, David
*
Duo (1999)
 
*
Trio (1994)
(Michigan State University Press)
Dickinson, Peter
*
American Trio (Hymns, Rags and Blues) (1985)
(Novello)
 
Bach in Blue
(MS at Michigan State University Library)
 
*
Celebration Trio (2009)
(Novello)
 
Lullaby (2004)
Druckman, Jacob
*
Glint (1995)
(Boosey & Hawkes)
Duchnowski, Grzegorz
Kurpia Triptychk (2006)
Dunoyer, Louis
Around the World in 18 Minutes (2005)
Contact Composer
Dvǒŕǎcek, Jǐrí
Trio (1994)
Czech Music Information Centre
Einem, Gottfried von
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Verdehr-Trio, Op. 97 (1992)
(Doblinger)
Einfeldt, Dieter
Haydn Triptychon
  • Trio Concertante in B-flat Major (1979)
  • Hommage a Haydn in E-flat Major (1981)
  • Divertimento Concertante in E-flat Major (1981)
  • Erb, Donald
    *
    Sunlit Peaks and Dark Valleys (1996)
    (Presser)
    Erod, Ivan
    *
    Trio, Op. 59 (1992)
    (Doblinger)
    Firsova, Yelana
    Verdehr-Terzett (1991)
    (Schirmer)
    Flesher, Sandra
    *
    Three Segments (1978/2012)
    Contact Composer
    Fortin, Viktor
    Mendelssohniana (1988)
    Freund, Don
    *
    Trio Music (1980)
    (MMB Music)
    Freund, Stefan
    *
    Triodances (2005)
    Contact Composer
    Gan-ru, Ge
    Si (1990)
    Garrido-Lecca, Gonzalo
    Trio No. 2 (2019)
    Gattermeyer, Heinrich
    Trio (2000)
    (Doblinger)
    Gavilán, Guido López
    *
    Como un antiguo bolero...
    Georgiades, Christodoulos
    Kismet (1997)
    Gershwin, George
    *
    Promenade (2000)
    Gotkovsky, Ida
    *
    Trio (1985)
    (Billaudot)
    Haidmayer, Karl
    Trio No. 7 (1988)
    Halffter, Cristobal
    Triada (1+2=3) (2004)
    (Universal)
    Harris, Matthew
    Island of Dreams (Three Dances) (1993)
    Hartway, James
    *
    five postcards (2003)
    Contact Composer
    Harvey, Jonathan
    *
    Clarinet Trio (2004)
    (Faber)
    Hersch, Michael
    Trio No. 5 (1998)
    Contact Composer
    Higdon, Jennifer
    *
    Dash (2001)
    (Lawdon Press)
    Hoag, Charles
    *
    Inventions on the Summer Solstice (1979)
     
    A Song and Two Dances for the Winter Solstice (1994)
     
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    The SweetMelancholy(lostyourdolly)SlowDrag
    (that's all in one word, folks!) Rag!
    (1989)
    Hodkinson, Sydney
    Trio: Epitaph and Scherzo (1989)
    Hoiby, Lee
    *
    Verdehr Trio, Op. 72 (Rock Valley Trio) (2007)
    (Rock Valley/Schott)
    Holt, James
    Frisson (2005)
    Hoover, Katherine
    *
    Images (1981)
    (Papagena Press)
    Hovhaness, Alan
    *
    Lake Samish (1988)
    (Fujihara) Hinako Hovhaness, 18206 51st Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98188 (206) 246-9880
    Husa, Karel
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    Sonata a Tre (1982)
    (Schirmer)
    Hutcheson, Jere
    *
    Nocturnes of the Inferno (1977)
    (American Composers Edition/American Composers Alliance)
     
    *
    Rondo Brilliante (1973)
    (Seesaw/Subito)
    Jamieson, Theo
    Patios (2010)
    Jolas, Betsy
    *
    Trio Sopra "et sola facta" (1998)
    (Billaudot)
    Joyce, Brooke
    Winter Constellation (2001)
    Contact Composer
    Katzer, Georg
    Drei disparate Essays (1996)
    (Edition Gravis Berlin)
    Knapik, Eugeniusz
    Trio (2003)
    (Polish Music Information Centre)
    Knehans, Douglas
    *
    Rive (2002)
    (Armadillo)
    Knittel, Krzysztof
    V2R (2003)
    Kont, Paul
    Concertspiel (1982)
    Kramer, Jonathan
    *
    Serbelloni Serenade (1995)
    (MMB Music)
    Krouse, Ian
    Eternal Lullaby (2001)
    Contact Composer
    Kubik, Ladislav
    Trio (1995)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Kurz, Ivan
    Trio giocoso (1997)
    Czech Music Information Centre
    Larsen, Libby
    *
    Slang (1993)
    (Oxford)
    Leef, Yinam
    Canaanite Fantasy No. 5 (2006)
    (IMI Israel Music Institute)
    Lejet, Edith
    Echoes in the Valley (1995)
    Contact Composer
    Liptak, David
    *
    Commedia (2001)
    (American Composers Alliance)
    Lipten, David
    Whorl (2002)
    (Distributed Composer/Subito)
    Lorenz, Ricardo
    *
    Compass Points (2005)
    (Keiser-Southern)
    Madsen, Pamela
    Sea-Change I (2009)
    Contact Composer
     
    *
    Sea-Change II (2009)
    Contact Composer
    Mann, Robert
    *
    Katchi-Katchi (2002)
    Manoury, Philippe
    *
    Michigan Trio (1992)
    (Durand)
    Marco, Tomas
    Aequatorialis (Trio Concertante No. 3)(1990)
    Marshall, Christopher
    *
    Three Aspects of Spring (2002)
    Contact Composer
    McAllister, Scott
    X3 (1999)
    (LydMusic.com)
    McCabe, John
    Fauvel's Rondeaux (1995)
    (Faber)
    Menotti, Gian Carlo
    *
    Trio (1996)
    (Schirmer)
    Mills, Richard
    *
    Four Miniatures (1992)
    (Australian Music Centre)
    Muradian, Vazgen
    Trio No. 2, Op. 69 (2001)
    Musgrave, Thea
    *
    Pierrot (1986)
    (Novello)
    Nash, Gary
    Rhapsody for Three (1998)
    Contact Composer
    Newman, Ron
    Trio No. 2 (1989)
    Contact Composer
    Niblock, James
    Clarolin Variations (2009)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
     
    Fantasy on Dvořák's Romanza (2005)
    (Brotons & Mercadal Edicions Musicals)
     
    *
    Il Penseroso e Allegro (1997)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Paganiana (1986)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Palindrome (1997)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Suite on Medieval Themes (1990)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Terzina (1995)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Trio (1980)
    (Subito Press)
     
    *
    Duo: W.E. for Violin and Clarinet (2002)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
     
    *
    MSU Fight Song
    (Subito Press)
    Nobre, Marlos
    Mandala, Op. 106 (2008)
    Contact Composer 
    Ortiz, Pablo
    Hipermilonga alla Thomas Bernhard (1998)
    Contact Composer
    Ott, David
    Ebbrovory (1991)
    Pasatieri, Thomas
    *
    Theatrepieces (1986)
    (Theodore Presser)
    Perttu, Daniel
    Rhapsody (2008)
    (BRS Music)
    Phan, P. Q.
    Sonorous Ray (2005)
    Contact Composer
    Phelps, Ben
    Point Counterpoint (2004)
    Plankenhorn, John
    Adult Entertainment (1998)
    Platt, Russell
    Parlor Music, Op. 25 (2007)
    Contact Composer
    Plush, Vincent
    Tripods (2003)
    Puts, Kevin
    *
    Three Nocturnes (2004)
    (Bill Holab Music)
    Reale, Paul
    Palimpsest (1997)
    Contact Composer
    Rihm, Wolfgang
    *
    Gesangsstück (2002)
    (Universal Edition)
    Rohde, Kurt
    Trio (1999)
    Rorem, Ned
    *
    End of Summer (1985)
    (Boosey & Hawkes)
    Rubin, Justin
    Piccola rapsodia per tre musicisti (2005)
    Contact Composer
    Ruggeri, Roger
    Phantasy Trio (1994)
    Ruggiero, Charles
    *
    Collage-1912 (2001)
    (Subito Music)
    Russell, Armand
    Dances and Songs of Change (1989)
    Contact Composer
    Saidaminova, Dilorom
    Where There is No Time (2013)
    Satterwhite, Marc
    Memento Mori 3: Ribbons on the Memory Wall (1999)
    Contact Composer
     
    *
    Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stone (1994)
    Contact Composer
    Saudek, Vojtěch
    Lullaby (1989)
    Czech Music Information Centre
    Schickele, Peter
    *
    Serenade for Three (1993)
    (Elkan-Vogel)
    Schuller, Gunther
    *
    A Trio Setting (1990)
    (Schirmer)
    Schurmann, Gerard
    Partita (2006)
    (Novello)
    Sculthorpe, Peter
    *
    Baltimore Songlines (2006)
    (Faber)
     
    *
    Dream Tracks (1992)
    (Faber)
     
    *
    From Nourlangie (1995)
     
    *
    Night Song (1995)
     
    *
    Reef Singing (2002)
    (Faber)
    Sekiya, Naomi
    Vanishing (2005)
    Contact Composer
    Selcuk, Timur
    Voyage (2001)
    Shapiro, Gerald
    Dance Suite No. 3 (1995)
    Contact Composer
    Sheng, Bright
    *
    Tibetan Dance (2001)
    (G. Schirmer)
    Sierra, Roberto
    *
    Recordando una melodia olvidada (2008)
    (Subito)
    Sigel, Allen
    Bartokiana (1991)
    Allen Sigel Collection of Scores at the University of Buffalo
    Singleton, Alvin
    Jaspar Drag (2000)
    (Schott)
    Slavicky, Milan
    Invocation IV (1999)
    Czech Music Information Centre
    Slonimsky, Sergei
    Lamento Furioso (1991)
    Smart, Gary
    Persimmon (1992)
    Contact Composer
    Smirnov, Dmitri
    Trinity Music, Op. 57 (1991)
    (Schirmer)
    Smith, William O.
    Trio (1985)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Sowash, Rick
    *
    Trio No. 3: Memories of Corsica (2007)
    Composer's Website
    Stevensson, Kjell / Igor Stravinsky
    Concertino (1995)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Street, Tison
    Trio La-Re-Ti-Sol (1995)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Terzakis, Dimitri
    Trio (2001)
    (Muller and Schade AG)
    Thomas, Augusta Read
    *
    Dancing Helix Rituals (2007)
    (G. Schirmer)
    Tower, Joan
    *
    Rain Waves (1997)
    (AMP)
    Tsuji-Nakanishi, Akane
    Songs (2004)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Vasquez, Octavio
    Trio (2012)
    (Conway Publishing Group)
    Wagner, Wolfram
    *
    Trio (2005)
    (Doblinger)
    Walden, Stanley
    Trio (2006)
    Contact Composer
    Wallace, William
    Trio Concertante (1986)
    (Canadian Music Centre)
     
    *
    Sonata a Tre (2004)
    (Canadian Music Centre)
    Welcher, Dan
    *
    Phaedrus (1995)
    (Theodore Presser)
    Werner, Jean-Jacques
    Suite Francaise (2004)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
     
    Concert a Trois (2003)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Winkler, David
    *
    Warhol Appassionata (2011)
    Contact Composer
    Wintle, James
    Essodio (1986)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
     
    Phantasirte Satz (1990)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Wolfgang, Gernot
    *
    Reflections (1999)
    (Doblinger)
     
    *
    Sketch Book (2007)
    (Doblinger)
    Yang, Liqing
    *
    Trio (2010)
    (Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press)
    Yong, Kam Kee
    *
    On Two Tang Dynasty Poems (2015)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Young, Charles Rochester
    Variations on an Original Theme (2002)
    Contact Composer
    Zervas, Athanasios
    Elegy Melos (Elegy No. 3) (2000)
    Contact Composer
    Zhu, Shuhua
    Sounds from Luhong Plateau (2001)
    (MS at Michigan State University Library)
    Zonn, Paul
    Five Chromatic Fantasies (1985)
    (American Composers Alliance)

    * recordings available

    COMMISSIONED WORKS WITH ORCHESTRA

    Brohn, William David/Granados, Enrique
    Goyescas: Lament or the Maiden and the Nightingale for Violin and Clarinet (2009)
     
    Alhambra for Violin and Clarinet (1999)
    Buhr, Glenn
    Triple Concerto (1999)
    (Canadian Music Centre) or Contact Composer
    Chatman, Stephen
    *
    Concerto for Violin and Clarinet (2007)
    Chihara, Paul
    *
    Love Music for Violin and Clarinet with Orchestra (2002)
    Constantinides, Dinos
    *
    Concerto of Psalms for Violin & Clarinet with Orchestra (1999)
    David, Thomas Christian
    *
    Triple Concerto (1993)
    (Doblinger)
    David, Thomas Christian/Sarasate/Bizet
    *
    Carmen Fantasy for Violin, Clarinet and Piano with Orchestra (1989)
     
    Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Clarinet with Orchestra (1993)
    Knehans, Douglas
    Glow, Concerto for Violin and Clarinet (2008)
    (Armadillo)
    Mills, Richard
    *
    Duo Concertante for Violin and Clarinet with Orchestra (2002)
    Niblock, James
    *
    Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Clarinet (1998)
     
    Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Clarinet (2007)
     
    Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Clarinet (2011)
    Ott, David
    *
    Triple Concerto (1993)
    Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
    *
    Triple Concerto (1992)
    (Music Assoc.)
    Wallace, William
    *
    Double Concerto for Violin and Clarinet (1998)
    (Canadian Music Centre)
     
    *
    Triple Concerto (1994)
    (Canadian Music Centre)


    COMMISSIONED WORKS WITH WIND SYMPHONY

    Averitt, William
    Triple Concerto (1995)
    David, Thomas Christian
    *
    Trio Concertante (1986)
    (Doblinger)
    David, Thomas Christian/Sarasate/Bizet (arr. Madden)
    Carmen Fantasy for Violin, Clarinet and Piano with Wind Symphony (1993)
     
    Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Clarinet with Wind Symphony or Band (2003)
    Krouse, Ian
    Double Concerto for Violin and Clarinet (2003)
    Contact Composer


    SELECTED COMMISSIONED COMPOSERS
    BY COUNTRY

    ArmeniaAustralia Austria
    Arutiunian, Alexander Knehans, Douglas David, Thomas Christian
    Mills, Richard Einem, Gottfried von
    Sculthorpe, Peter Erod, Ivan
    Wagner, Wolfram
    Wolfgang. Gernot
     
    Canada England France
    Buhr, Glen Dickinson, Peter Bacri, Nicolas
    Chatman, Stephen Harvey, Jonathan Gotkovsky, Ida
    McCabe, John Jolas, Betsy
    Musgrave, Thea Manoury, Philippe
     
    Germany Italy
    Katzer, George Menotti, Gian Carlo
    Rihm, Wolfgang
     
    United States
    Bassett, Leslie Erb, Donald Rorem, Ned
    Bolcom, William Higdon, Jennifer Schickele, Peter
    Chihara, Paul Hovhaness, Alan Schuller, Gunther
    Currier, Sebastian Husa, Karel Sheng, Bright
    Deak, Jon Larsen, Libby Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
    Diamond, David Mann, Robert Tower, Joan
    Druckman, Jacob Puts, Kevin Welcher, Dan


    STANDARD TRIO WORKS


    18TH CENTURY WORKS

    Anna Amalia
    of Weimar
    Divertimento
    Beethoven, Ludwig van
    *
    Sonata, Op. 6 (1797)
     
    Trio, Op. 38 (1799)
     
    *
    Trio, Op. 43, No. 14
    from Prometheus
    (1801)
    Blasius, Frederic
    *
    Trio Dialogues, Op. 31, No. 1 (1801)
    Frescobaldi, Girolamo
    *
    Canzone a due Canti
    Haydn, Franz Joseph
    *
    Three Trios, Hob. IV
    Mozart, W. A.
    *
    Trio, K. 381
     
    *
    Trio, K. 358 (trans. Niblock)
    (Subito)
     
    *
    Andante, K. 616
     
    Dance Suite
     
    *
    Divertimento, K. 240a
    Vanhal, Johann Baptist
    *
    Trio in B-flat major, Op. 20, No. 1
     
    *
    Trio in C major, Op. 20, No. 2
     
    *
    Trio in E-flat major, Op. 20, No. 5

    19TH CENTURY WORKS

    Berlioz, Hector
    Reverie et Caprice
    Brahms, Johannes
    Three Hungarian Dances (1869)
  • No. 4 in F minor
  • No. 20 in E minor
  • No. 1 in G minor
  • Bruch, Max
    *
    Eight Pieces, Op. 83 (1909)
    Dvořák, Antonin
    Three Slavonic Dances
    Grieg, Edvard/
    Armand Russell
    A Set of Norwegian Folk Dances
    Liszt, Franz
    *
    Rhapsody No. 13
    Mendelssohn, Fanny/
    Armand Russell
    Three Pieces
    Mendelssohn, Felix
    Concertpiece No. 1 in F minor, Op. 113
    Mendelssohn, Felix
    Concertpiece No. 2 in D minor, Op. 114
    Rachmaninoff, Sergei
    Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 3
    Saint-Saëns, Camille
    *
    Tarantella
    Schubert, Franz
    Fantasie in f minor, Op. 103 (D. 940)
     
    Theme and Variations from
    Octet in F Major, Op. 166
    Schumann, Robert
    Marchenerzahlungen, Op. 132 (1853)
    Szymanowski, Karol
    Chant de Roxane from King Roger
    Tchaikovsky, P.I.
    Entr'acte from Sleeping Beauty
     
    *
    Meditation, Op. 42, No. 1
    Wagner, Richard
    Siegfried Idyll

    20TH CENTURY WORKS

    Bartók, Béla
    *
    Contrasts
    Berg, Alban
    Adagio from Kammerkonzert (1923-1925)
    Cox, Cindy
    Barriers: Two/One (1988)
    Carlsen, Philip
    Penumbra (1987)
    Ives, Charles   Largo
    Khachaturian, Aram   Trio in G minor (1932)
    Krenek, Ernst   Trio, Op. 108
    Lifchitz, Max
    Yellow Ribbons No. 2 (1981)
    Milhaud, Darius
    *
    Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 157b (1936)
    Poulenc, Francis
    *
    Suite from L'invitation au Chateau
    (Durand)
    Seagrave, Malcolm
    Trio Sonatina (1957)
    Sowash, Rick
    American Variations on a Belorussian Folksong (2005)
    Stravinsky, Igor   Suite from l'Histoire du Soldat (1918)
    Sydor, Pawel B.
    Musica Per Trio

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