Jana Skarecky

Chamber Music

AUSTRALIAN IMAGES (2018) [9'30"]

I. Kata Tjuta
II. Uluru
III. Karrimurra Waterfall
Instr.: string quartet

THE LAND SINGS (2017) [11'30"]

Instr.: 2 bass clarinets, organ, percussion (includes improvisation)
Commissioned by NUMUS with the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council

THE LIGHTNING FLASH ENDURES (2016) [16'30"]

Text: Di Brandt
Instr.: tenor, cello & percussion

WILL YOU DANCE? (2012) [3'10"]

Instr.: 2 violins & tambourine

JULIAN'S SONG (2010) [2'45"]

Instr.: 2 violins & tambourine

WHAT DRAWS US TOGETHER (2010) [10'20"]

Instr.: bass clarinet (or clarinet) & cello (includes optional improvisation)

EMILY, THE WAY YOU ARE (2008)
[one-woman opera, ca. 50']

Libretto: Di Brandt
Instr.: mezzo-soprano, piano & percussion OR
mezzo-soprano, oboe, piano & percussion OR
mezzo-soprano, oboe, French horn, viola, cello, piano & percussion
Premiered by mezzo-soprano Ramona Carmelly & the Talisker Players conducted by Gary Kulesha, April 20, 2008 at the McMichael Gallery,
Kleinburg, ON [Video excerpts]

ONE MORE VEIL THAT FALLS AWAY (2004) [12'45"]

Instr.: cello & piano

INTO THE CENTRE OF OUR HEART (1994) [4'30"]

Instr.: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion & piano

SONATA FOR VIOLA & PIANO (1992) [13']

Instr.: viola & piano

THE LIVING WIND (1990) [14']

Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: mezzo-soprano, flute, cello, & harp (or piano)

CONSORT ROYAL (1990) [6 pieces
inspired by the 6 wives of Henry VIII; 12']

Instr.: recorder quartet
Commissioned by the Bassano Consort, Toronto, ON
Published by Orpheus Music, Australia [Consort Royal]

FLAME OF ROSES (1989) 
[5 movements; 20']

Instr.: flute, cello & piano
Recorded by the Ardeleana Trio on CD: Spinners of Starlight

MOVEMENT FOR STRING QUARTET (1987) [4']

Instr.: string quartet

NIGHT SONGS (1986) [15']

Instr.: percussion quartet

THREE MOVEMENTS ON BACH THEMES (1984) [10']

Instr.: trumpet & organ, or trumpet & strings
Commissioned by Erik Schultz
Published by Runningbrook Music

SEA WINDOW (1983) [6’30"]

Instr.: brass quintet (with tuba or bass trombone)
Commissioned by the Gabrieli Brass, Toronto, ON