Piano

Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

In 2021 the teen-age environmental activist Greta Thunberg made a stir by saying, “…our emperors are naked,” referring to newly minted corporate reports on carbon offsets. Ever since hearing Greta’s remark, I’ve been remembering that when I read The Emperor’s New...

Fast Fish

Fast Fish

An ode to freshwater fish.  In four scenes, evoking sparkling ponds in spring, pristine streams, the grief from losing a fish population from overfishing and the gentle movement of magnificent Brook Trout huddling in a deep pool in hot, dry August. For fl, cl/ bass...

Teeth

New in 2022: Teeth in a hyena’s face always slide into place.  Teeth, a short monodrama for piano, spoken word and fixed media, set in the year 2020, in which a woman faces her mind-bending isolation and struggles to comprehend the epidemic of death.  Eliza Garth...

Thirteen Piano Preludes 

Thirteen Piano Preludes 

now available on Amazon.   For more info, visit Eliza Garth and see this review on textura.org.   Thirteen pieces ranging from epigrams to torrid essays. They can be performed separately or in groups, but when played in the given sequence, are a pianistic...

Wherewith I Strive

Wherewith I Strive

Wherewith I Strive 12'  for mezzo-soprano, flute, and harp or piano, in 4 movements. …wherewith I strive … an Epigram by Sir Thomas Wyatt For the Days of My Trouble. Excerpt from the Book of Job Flute Interlude A Song, by Phillis Levin Three poems about mortality and...

Viola Trio

Viola Trio

Viola Trio for viola, cello and piano.  Commissioned by Lois Martin, viola. We rush forward through classical era tropes, devices and motivic ideas in four movements and just 13 minutes. You can buy the score and parts at Subito.  Here is an excerpt: