In one movement. Commissioned by the National Wind Ensemble Consortium Group. Premiered at the University of Michigan in September 2011. Scored for a large wind band. The music explores aspects of aggression. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
I. Lament : the fallen city (violin & piano) -- II. The Journey without her (piano trio) -- III. Dido Refuses to Speak / poetry of Linda Gregerson (Soprano & piano trio).
This song sets a poem by Denise Levertov. With a program note. The music comes from Botti's larger work, Pig Dreams: Scenes from the Life of Sylvia. Also available in a version for tenor.
A theatrical setting of the poem by Lewis Carroll. With performance notes. The score is unmetered and mostly unpitched, and improvisatory in nature. The music is printed in color, on single-sided sheets.
Contents: An Offering -- Narrow Flame. Premiered at the American Academy of Rome. The songs set poems by Linda Gregerson. Of advanced difficulty.
In one movement. Dedicated to Carolyn Huebl and Amy Dorfman. The music is mostly tense and rhythmic. There are a few violin solo sections which are freer and somewhat aleatoric in nature. Of advanced difficulty. This is the first of three connected yet independent pieces with the overall title of…
Contents: 1. Her Delight -- 2. Her Vision. With a program note. Commissioned by the Chamber Music Conference and Composers' Forum of the East. The songs set poems by Denise Levertov. Of advanced difficulty.
Contents: Je ne veux plus me poser -- Là où la terre s'achève -- La Veillée Funèbre. With non-singing English translations of the texts. Of advanced difficulty.
Contents: Overboard -- The First Night -- Interlude -- The Second Night. With program notes. Commissioned by a consortium of ensembles. Premiered in New York, February 2005 by the University of Michigan Symphony Band, the Women of the University of Michigan Chamber Choir, and the composer as…
Transcriptions of Botti's playing on 16 songs, including: Caruso; Embraceable You; Good Morning Heartache; Italia; The Look of Love; The Nearness of You; No Ordinary Love; Venice; When I Fall In Love; and more. Trumpet parts include chord symbols.
The Hartt School Wind Ensemble performs music by Susan Botti, Stephen Gyrc, and Jess Langston Turner.
This song sets a poem by Denise Levertov. With a program note. The music comes from Botti's larger work, Pig Dreams: Scenes from the Life of Sylvia. Also available in a version for soprano.
Contents: 1. Spring is Opening -- 2. Neither Spirit nor Bird -- 3. War God's Horse Song II -- 4. In the Great Night. Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic. Premiered in New York with soprano Susan Botti and percussionist Christopher Lamb, November 2001. The music sets Native American texts.
…set texts from Shakespeare's Othello, while the arias set poems by Gaspara Stampa. With program and performance notes. Commissioned by the American Artists Series of Detroit. Premiered by Botti in 1995. Scored for two violins, viola, cello, harp, piano, and percussion. Duration ca. 33 minutes.
Argentine saxophonist Botti teams with pianist and producer Pablo Ziegler on this album of great tangos. Various artists.
In one movement. With a program note. Premiered by The Cleveland Orchestra in March, 2004. The music explores momentum, and pays tribute to great jazz artists. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by and dedicated to The Cleveland Orchestra. The music was inspired by a poem of May Swenson. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. The music explores various dark spaces. Duration ca. 18 minutes.
This song sets a poem by e. e. cummings. The song is quiet and delicate, and often free in nature. Of advanced difficulty.
Setting of six poems by Rabindranath Tagore, performed without pause. With a program note. Premiered at the American Academy in Rome. The music is challenging, and includes some improvisatory elements.