Sara Kirkland Snider ~ Composer of Music
Audio/Video

[a smattering of videos, streaming mp3s, and the like; for more audio, visit the MUSIC page, or click on the album icons to the right]

HIRAETH (2015) 29′ (video trailer is 3′ excerpt)

Live recording
for full orchestra
performed by the North Carolina Symphony, conducted by Grant Llewellyn
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STANZAS IN MEDITATION (2005) 10:40

for two sopranos and harp
performed by Synergy Vocals (Micaela Haslam and Amanda Morrison) and Louise Martin
Words by Gertrude Stein
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SOMETHING FOR THE DARK (2016) 12′

Live recording
for full orchestra
performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero
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THREAD AND FRAY (2007) 4:14     

for bass clarinet, viola, and marimba
performed by Sara Budde (bass clarinet), Beth Meyers (viola), and Alex Lipowski (marimba)
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UNREMEMBERED No. 9: THE RIVER (2015) 3:43

from Unremembered (New Amsterdam Records, 2015)
for seven voices, chamber orchestra, and electronics
performed by Padma Newsome, Shara Nova (formerly Worden), and the Unremembered Orchestra, conducted by Edwin Outwater
Words by Nathaniel Bellows
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IDENTICAL TWIN (2010) 4:14     

Live recording
from Taking Turns in My Skin (song cycle)
for soprano, fl/alto fl/picc, clar/bass clar, Fr. horn, tmpt, electric guitar, violin, viola, cello
performed by Shara Worden and yMusic
Words by Ivanna Yi
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UNREMEMBERED No. 13: THE PAST (2015) 5:42 (excerpt 2:38)

Album Trailer
from Unremembered (New Amsterdam Records, 2015)
for seven voices, chamber orchestra, and electronics
performed by Padma Newsome, Shara Nova (formerly Worden), and the Unremembered Orchestra, conducted by Edwin Outwater
Words by Nathaniel Bellows
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DAUGHTER OF THE WAVES (2011) 8' (2:13 excerpt)     

from Beautiful Mechanical (yMusic; New Amsterdam Records, 2011)
for flute/alto flute, clar/bass clar, trumpet, Fr. horn, electric guitar, violin, viola, cello
performed by yMusic
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UNREMEMBERED No. 8: THE WITCH (2015) 6:30

The Witch     

from Unremembered (New Amsterdam Records, 2015)
for seven voices, chamber orchestra, and electronics
performed by Padma Newsome, Shara Nova (formerly Worden), and the Unremembered Orchestra, conducted by Edwin Outwater
Words by Nathaniel Bellows
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DISQUIET (2005 rev. 2012) 14' (2:25 excerpt)     

Live recording
for full orchestra
performed by the Yale Philharmonia, conducted by Shinik Hahm
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PENELOPE No. 4: THE LOTUS EATERS

from Penelope (New Amsterdam Records, 2010)
for mezzo-soprano, chamber orchestra, and electronics
performed by Shara Worden and Signal
Words by Ellen McLaughlin
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AVE (2002) 20' (excerpt 5:10)     

for string quartet
performed by Runi Baek, Kuan Cheng Lu, Eric Nowlin, Rafal Jezierski 
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THE RESERVED‚ THE RETICENT (2005) 11'     

for solo cello
performed by Hrant Parsamian
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CALYPSO (2009) 4:46     

from Penelope (New Amsterdam Records, 2010)
for mezzo-soprano, chamber orchestra, and electronics
performed by Shara Worden and Signal
Words by Ellen McLaughlin
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SHINER (2006) 6:15 (1:45 excerpt)     

Live recording
for trombone, marimba, harp, and viola
performed by Jason Robins, trombone; Eric Beach, marimba; Ashley Jackson, harp; and Margaret Carey, viola
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BALLADE (2000) 6'     

for solo piano
performed by Steven Masi
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PENELOPE – Project Trailer

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[Webcast Live Performances]

Ecstatic Music Festival: Shara Worden, yMusic, and Sarah Kirkland Snider, 3/16/2011

WNYC Soundcheck: Shara Worden and yMusic, Penelope Selections, 10/18/2010

Le Poisson Rouge: Shara Worden and yMusic Perform Penelope, 10/18/2010

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