Repertoire (partial list)


Orchestra & Large Ensemble (7+ players)

Andriessen: Racconto call' Inferno
          Passeggiata in tram in America e ritorno
Aperghis: Shot in the Dark
Bach: St. John Passion
          Magnificat
          Cantata 51 (Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen)
          Cantata 82 (Ich habe genug)
          Cantata 202 (Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten)
          Cantata 209 (Non sa che sia dolore)
Balter: Aesopica
Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Berg: Lulu Suite
          Seven Early Songs
Berio: Folk Songs
Berlioz: Les Nuits d'Été
Britten: Les Illuminations
Carter: A Mirror on Which to Dwell
          Voyage
          Warble for Lilac Time
Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children
Davis: On the Nature of Thingness
Deemer: Sex & Politics
Eckardt: The Distance (This)
Ferneyhough: Etudes Trancendantales
Foss: Time Cycle
Furrer: La Bianca Notte
Gubaidulina: Perception
Handel: Messiah
Harbison: Mirabai Songs
          North & South
Harvey: Song Offerings
Herrington: Hast'ning Home
Kim: Where Grief Slumbers
Knussen: Requiem–Songs for Sue
          Whitman Settings
Kurtág: Messages of the Late R.V. Troussova
Lieberson: Neruda Songs
Ligeti: Nouvelle Aventures
Lim: Mother Tongue
Lutoslawski: Chantefleurs et Chantefables
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Manoury: Cruel Spirals
Mendelssohn: Lobgesang
Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mí
Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Rands: Canti Lunatici
Sciarrino: Infinito Nero
Sibelius: Luonnotar
Stravinsky: Three Japanese Lyrics
          Three Little Songs
          Two Balmont Settings
Theofanidis: Virtue
Thomas: Absolute Ocean
          Prairie Sketches
          Bubble Rainbow (spirit level)
Webern: Zwei Lieder, Op. 8
          Vier Lieder, Op. 13
          Fünf Geistliche Lieder, Op. 1
Zohn-Muldoon: Comala
          Sones de Tierra Fría

 
 Tony Arnold rehearses with Ensemble Modern, in Beat Furrer's  La Bianca Notte . Frankfurt, 2013.

Tony Arnold rehearses with Ensemble Modern, in Beat Furrer's La Bianca Notte. Frankfurt, 2013.

 
 Bent Frequency plays Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon's  Comala . Guadalajara, 2013.

Bent Frequency plays Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon's Comala. Guadalajara, 2013.

 
 Aperghis:  Shot in the Dark . International Contemporary Ensemble, New York, 2012.

Aperghis: Shot in the Dark. International Contemporary Ensemble, New York, 2012.

 
 
 Aperghis:  Sept Crimes de l'Amour . Michael Norwsorthy, clarinet; Brian Calhoon, percussion. SPACE Gallery, Portland ME, 2013.  Photo: Jeffrey Packard

Aperghis: Sept Crimes de l'Amour. Michael Norwsorthy, clarinet; Brian Calhoon, percussion. SPACE Gallery, Portland ME, 2013. Photo: Jeffrey Packard

 
 George Crumb Ensemble in 2006: David Starobin, guitar; Robert Shannon, piano; Tony Arnold, soprano; George Crumb, composer and percussion. 

George Crumb Ensemble in 2006: David Starobin, guitar; Robert Shannon, piano; Tony Arnold, soprano; George Crumb, composer and percussion. 

Mixed Chamber Ensemble (2–6 players)

Adès: Life Story
Albert: To Wake the Dead
Aperghis: Sept Crimes de l'Amour
Babbitt: Quatrains
Berio: Circles
Birtwistle: Nine Celan Settings
          Nenia–the Death of Orpheus
Carrick: Notebook, Bedside
Carter: Tempo e Tempi
Chang: Rhetorical Flourishes
Chasalow: Where it Finds Nothing but the Wind
Crumb: Madrigals I–IV
          Unto the Hills
          The River of Life
Davidovsky: Romancero
          Cantione sine Textu
Eckardt: Tongues
Foss: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
          Time Cycle
Frank: Seven Armenian Songs

Hindemith: Des Todes Tod
Kurtág: Scenes from a Novel
          Erinnerung an einen Winterabend
León: Singin' Sepia

Levine: Breathing Ritual (Inflorescence V)
Messiaen/Colnot: Chants de Terre et Ciel
Moe: Hymn to Orpheus

Ravel: Chansons Madecasses
          Trois Poèmes de Mallarmé
Saariaho: Adjö
          Miranda's Lament
          Grammaires des Rêves
Salonen: Floof

Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
          Herzgewächse

Schubert: Auf dem Strom
          Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Shostakovich: 7 Romances of Alexander Blok

Stravinsky: Four Russian Songs
Webern: Sechs Lieder, Op. 14
          Fünf Kanons, Op. 16
          Drei Lieder, Op. 18
Zohn-Muldoon: Flores del Viento III

 

String Quartet

 Arneis Quartet, following Schoenberg & Harbison at Boston University, 2014

Arneis Quartet, following Schoenberg & Harbison at Boston University, 2014

Birtwistle: Pulse Shadows (with 9 Celan Settings)
Dean: String Quartet No. 2 (And Once I Played Ophelia)
Gompper: Variations on a Sonic Imagination
Haas: Dido
Harbison: Of Rewaking
Levine: like morning
Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2
Winham: Habit of Perfection
Zorn: Pandora

 

Voice & Piano

Adès: Life Story
          Five Eliot Landscapes
Berg: Seven Early Songs
          Four Songs, Op. 2
Carter: Of Challenge and of Love
          Voyage
Crumb: Apparition
          Three Early Songs
Debussy: Selected Songs
Eisler: Hollywood Elegies
Harbison: Simple Daylight
Ives: Selected Songs
Knussen: Whitman Settings
Kurtág: Sayings of Peter Bornemisza
          Requiem for the Beloved
Ligeti: Three Weöres Songs
          Der Sommer
Liptak: Dove Songs

Messiaen: Harawi
          Poèmes pour Mí
Purcell: Selected Scenes

Schoenberg: Book of the Hanging Gardens
Schubert: Selected Songs
Schumann: Selected Songs
Sibelius: Selected Songs
Stravinsky: Selected Songs
Webern: Songs Op. 3, 4, 5, 12, 23 & 25
Wolf: Selected Songs

 
 Tony Arnold & Jacob Greenberg.  Photo: Liz Linder

Tony Arnold & Jacob Greenberg. Photo: Liz Linder

 
 
 Movses Pogossian & Tony Arnold perform Kurtág's  Kafka Fragments.  Los Angeles, 2008

Movses Pogossian & Tony Arnold perform Kurtág's Kafka Fragments. Los Angeles, 2008

Voice & Solo Instrument (not piano)

Argento: Letters from Composers (guitar)
Birtwistle: Lorine Niedecker Songs (cello)
Carter: Poems of Louis Zukofsky (clarinet)
Cavallone: Frammenti Lirici (violin)
Donatoni: Cinis (clarinet)
Dusapin: So Full of Shapes is Fancy (clarinet)
Furrer: Lotofagos (double bass)
Kurtág: Kafka Fragments (violin)
          
7 Songs with Cimbalom
Mamlok: Haiku Settings (flute)
Romero: El Principio (flute)
Saariaho: Changing Light (violin)
Schubert: Lieder Transcriptions (guitar)
Stankova: Lullaby (flute)
Villa Lobos: Suite for Voice & Violin

 

Unaccompanied Voice

Aperghis: Récitations
Berio: Sequenza III
Cage: Aria
Estrada: miqi' cihuatl
Gifford: Splinter
          100 Not-Songs for JOHN CAGE
Kurtág: Einige Sätze aus dem Südelbücher G. C. Lichtenbergs
Rands: Memo 7

 

Voice & Electronics

Babbitt: Philomel
          Phonemena
Chasalow: The Furies
Manoury: En Echo
Tutschku: Voice, Unrooted

 Eric Chasalow:  The Furies.  Brandeis University, 2013

Eric Chasalow: The Furies. Brandeis University, 2013