Julia Wolfe

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One of the Bang on a Can co-founders, Wolfe's music has been commissioned and performed by such groups as the Kronos Quartet.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Shelter, oratorio for 3 sopranos & chamber orchestra 2005 Vocal Music
East Broadway, for toy piano & toy boombox 1996 Keyboard
Four Marys, for string quartet 1991 Chamber Music
Lick Miscellaneous (Classical)
Early that summer, for string quartet Chamber Music
Cruel Sister, for string ensemble 2004 Chamber Music
On Seven-Star-Shoes for wind quintet 1985 Chamber Music
Steel Hammer, for 3 voices & chamber ensemble 2009 Vocal Music
Dark Full Ride, for 4 drum sets Chamber Music
My lips from speaking, for 6 pianos Keyboard
The Vermeer Room, for ensemble 1990 Chamber Music
Emunah, for voice & cello Vocal Music
Reeling, for clarinet, electric guitar, cello, double bass, piano, percussion & pre-recorded sound 2012 Chamber Music
Believing, for ensemble Chamber Music
Fuel, for string ensemble 2009 Chamber Music
Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary, for clarinet, electric guitar, cello, double bass, piano & percussion 2002 Chamber Music
Dig Deep, for string quartet Chamber Music
LAD, for 9 bagpipes Chamber Music
Into the Clouds, for voice & ensemble (part of collaborative work "Cloud River Mountain") Vocal Music
Anthracite Fields, oratorio for chorus, clarinet, electric guitar, cello, double bass, piano & percussion 2014 Choral
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