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DISCOGRAPHY of WOMEN COMPOSERS' MUSIC

 

This is a discography (list of recordings) of some of the Knight Library's Douglass Room collection.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) designate some recordings for which we own a score.  Note: This discography has not been updated significantly since 2009 and there are many more recordings and scores in our collection now.

For more information on women composers and musicians, see the Guide to Resources on Women in Music on our web page.

 

Individual Composers: Z

 

Z., PAMELA,  1956-

 

See: Emergency music collection.

 

ZAIMONT, JUDITH LANG, 1945-

 

Ayres. (For chorus)
Golden Crest ATH 5051
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4423

Calendar Set. (For piano)
Leonarda LPI 101
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4244

Callisto: music for piano.
Albany Records TROY617, [2003]
PERFORMERS:Joanne Polk, piano.
CONTENTS:Sonata for piano solo--Nocturne: La fin de siecle-- Jupiter's moons--"Hesitation" rag.
DOUGLASS  COMPACT DISC CX11648                 

Chansons nobles et sentimentales. (For chorus)
Leonardo LPI 101
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4244

From the great land. (For mezzo, clarinet & piano)
Leonarda LE 329
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1340

Greyed Sonnets. (For chorus)
Golden Crest ATH 5051
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4423

The Magic world. (For baritone, piano, & percussion)
Leonarda LPI 116
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4836

*Nocturne: La Fin de siecle. (For piano)
Leonarda LPI 101
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4244

Parable. (For chorus)
Leonarda LE 328
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1354

Preludes (12). (For piano)
Leonarda LPI 101
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4244

reSOUNDings.
Arabesque Recordings Z6742, p2000.
PERFORMERS:Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra; Leos Svadrovsky, conductor.
CONTENTS: Symphony no. 1--Elegy for strings--Monarchs: movement for orchestra.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX5647

Serenade: to music. (For chorus)
Leonarda LE 328
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1354

Songs (2) for soprano & harp.
Leonarda LPI 106
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4355

Songs of Innocence. (Choral music)
Golden Crest ATH 5051
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4423

Sunny Airs and Sober: A Book of Madrigals. (Choral music)
Golden Crest ATH 5051
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4423

See also Character sketches: solo piano works by 7 American women; Contemporary anthology of music by women; Fluffy ruffle girls: women in ragtime; An Historical Sampling of Women Composers and Their Music; Vitality begun = Spriessendes Leben --Vitalite a commence.; and Women's voices: five centuries of song.

 

ZECHLIN, RUTH, 1926-

 

Das Aund das O.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For unacc. alto voice (text from the Book of Revelation, sung in German translation by Walter Jens)
PERFORMERS:Mechthild Seitz, alto.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

Metamorphosen.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For orchestra.
PERFORMERS:Orchester der Komischen Oper, Berlin; Mario di Bonaventura, conductor. 1 > DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

Pour la flûte.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For flute.
PERFORMERS:Werner Tast, flute. 1 > DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

Reflexionen.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For 8 violins, 3 violas, 2 violoncellos, and 1 double bass.
PERFORMERS:Dresdner Kammerorchester; Manfred Scherzer, conductor. 1 > DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

7 [Sieben] Versuche und 1 Ergebnis.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For saxophone quartet.
PERFORMERS:Linda Ann Bangs, John-Edward Kelly, alto saxophones; Carina Raschèr, tenor saxophone; Bruce Weinberger, baritone saxophone. 1 > DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

Wider den Schlaf der Vernunft.
Wergo WER 6290-2, p1995.
NOTES:For organ.
PERFORMERS:The composer, organ. 1 > DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX14756

See also: Vitality begun = Spriessendes Leben --Vitalite a commence.

 

ZIFFRIN, MARILYN, 1926-

 

Four Pieces for tuba.
Crystal S 391
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 3681

Suite, for piano.
North/South N/S R 1002
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2427

Three songs of the Trobairitz. (For high voice & piano)
North/South N/S R 1005
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2416

 

ZWILICH, ELLEN TAAFFE, 1939-

 

*Celebration. [For orchestra]
New World NW 336-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1113

Chamber Symphony. [For flute, clarinet,violin,viola, violoncello, and piano]
Cambridge CRS 2434
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4474

Clarino quartet.
Crystal Records CD 669, p1996.
PERFORMERS: Louis Ranger, trumpet; Bruce Vogt, piano. (with David Flello, Christopher Lane, David Michaux, trumpets)
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX5091

Concerto for bassoon and orchestra .
New World Records 80503-2, p1996.
PERFORMERS:Nancy Goeres, bassoon; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Lorin Maazel, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4937

Concerto for flute and orchestra (1989).
Koch International Classics 3-7142-2H1, p1992.
PERFORMERS:Doriot Anthony Dwyer, flute; London Symphony Orchestra; James Sedares, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX6618

Concerto for oboe and orchestra.
Koch International Classics 3-7278-2 H1, p1995.
PERFORMERS: John Mack, oboe; Louisville Orchestra; James Sedares, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4809 + Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX4809 c.2

Concerto for trombone and orchestra (1988).
Grammofon AB BIS CD 628, p1993.
PERFORMERS:Christian Lindberg, trombone; Malmo Symphony Orchestra; James DePreist, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX3530 + Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX3530 c.2

*Concerto for trumpet & 5 players.
New World NW 372-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1414

Concerto grosso.
Koch International Classics 3-7278-2 H1, p1995.
PERFORMERS: John Mack, oboe; Louisville Orchestra; James Sedares, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4809 + Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX4809 c.2

*Concerto grosso, 1985. (For orchestra)
New World NW 372-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1414

*Double Quartet.
New World NW 372-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1414

*Einsame Nacht.
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

Elisabeth.
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.
First Edition Music FECD-0004, p2004.
NOTES:The 1st work for flute/piccolo, B{169} clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello and piano.
PERFORMERS:In the 1st work: Peter McHugh, violin; Jack Griffin, viola; Megumi Ohkubo, violoncello; Norton Morozowicz, flute; Hakan Rosengren, clarinet; Naomi Oliphant, piano; Albert-George Schram, conductor. In the 2nd: Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, violoncello; The Louisville Orchestra; Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor. In the 3rd: Louisville Orchestra; Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor.
CONTENTS:Chamber symphony--Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra: Double concerto-- Symphony no. 2: Cello.              
DOUGLASS  COMPACT DISC CX13100                 

Muckenschwarm
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

*Passages: 1981.
Northeastern NR 218
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4874

*Prologue & Variations. (For string Orchestra)
New World NW 336-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1113

Quintet for clarinet and string quartet.
Delos DE 3183, p1998.
PERFORMERS:David Shifrin, clarinet; The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
DOUGLASS  COMPACT DISC CX11082                 

Schicksal.
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

Sonata in Three Movements for Violin and Piano.
Cambridge CRS 2434
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4474

String Quartet 1974.
Cambridge CRS 2434
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4474

String trio.
Rizzoli 2001, p1985.
PERFORMERS:Lydian Trio (Almita Vamos, violin; Roland Vamos, viola; Tanya Carey, violoncello.)
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 10947

*String Trio: 1982.
Northeastern NR 218
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 4874

*Symbolon. (For orchestra.)
New World NW 372-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1414

Symphony No. 1: 3 movements for orchestra.
New World NW 336-2
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1113
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*Symphony No. 2.
Louisville LCD 002
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1605

Symphony no. 2.
Louisville Orchestra LCD002, [1990]
PERFORMERS: Louisville Orchestra; Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX1605 + Circ COMPACT DISC CX1605 c.2

Symphony no. 3.
Koch International Classics 3-7278-2 H1, p1995.
PERFORMERS: John Mack, oboe; Louisville Orchestra; James Sedares, conductor.
DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX4809 + Doug Circ COMPACT DISC CX4809 c.2

Wie sind die Tage schwer.
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

Wohl lieb ich die finstre Nacht.
Leonarda LPI 120
DOUGLASS PHONODISC DMds 5504

See also: Historical anthology of Music by Women; An Historical Sampling of Women Composers and Their Music; Music by American women; New historical anthology of music by women; 20th century harpsichord music. Vol. IV; and Women of note.

 


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