WorldCat Identities

Larsen, Libby

Overview
Works: 654 works in 1,148 publications in 1 language and 12,789 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Music  Chamber music  Songs  Scores  Art music  Bibliography  Manuscripts  Song cycles  Sonatas 
Roles: Author, Composer, Speaker, Narrator, Curator, Interviewee, Librettist
Classifications: M1621.L37, 788.62
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Libby Larsen
Grand Larsen-y : vocal music by Libby Larsen( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing solo : music of Libby Larsen by Libby Larsen( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circle of friends by Libby Larsen( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs from letters : Calamity Jane to her daughter Janey, 1880-1902 by Libby Larsen( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy songs : for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen( )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets from the Portuguese : for soprano solo and piano by Libby Larsen( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love after 1950 : a song cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano by Libby Larsen( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Try me, good king : last words of the wives of Henry VIII ; for solo soprano and piano by Libby Larsen( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libby Larsen by Libby Larsen( Recording )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music critic Tim Page interviews American contemporary classical music composer Libby Larsen. Larsen talks about her career and about her choice to locate in Minneapolis rather than on the East or West coasts. She notes that Minneapolis is the place where attitude toward contemporary works is very open to new music and that she can get her works played regularly because it does not require the kind of political networks necessary in New York or Los Angeles. Larsen says that she is one of eight composers involved in the Exxon-Rockefeller Meet the Composer/Composer-in-Residence program. She talks about the program and its success in programming American music. Larsen comments on women composers, and says women have been written out of music history largely because of sexism; but now, she says, we will see more women composers in the years to come. She gives advice to young women composers work hard and try to get your music performed; to listen to the performers. The composer also talks about choosing a musical language to write in. She says she isolated herself from academic institutions and decided to work solely with performers in order to find her own language. During her interview excerpts from her works In winter garden (words by Patricia Hampl), and Aubade are played
Water music ; Parachute dancing ; Lyric symphony ; Ring of fire by Libby Larsen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing solo : for solo clarinet by Libby Larsen( )

3 editions published in 1994 and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Me (Brenda Ueland) : a song cycle for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret songs : Three songs from Willa Cather : for soprano solo and piano by Libby Larsen( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solo symphony ; Deep summer music ; Marimba concerto : after Hampton by Libby Larsen( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Ántonia : seven songs for high voice and piano by Libby Larsen( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holy roller : for alto saxophone and piano by Libby Larsen( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Sing! by Chautauqua Children's Chorale( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String symphony by Libby Larsen( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mephisto rag : a ragtime fantasy on "Mephisto waltz" by Libby Larsen( )

4 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers on composing for choir( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each composer addresses the following topics: biography ; creative process ; the relationship between text and music; views from the composer to the conductor ; the relationship between the composer and the commissioning party ; views on the teaching of composition ; influencial individuals ; ten works all choral conductors at all levels should study ; the future of choral music ; comprehensive list of [his/her] works for choir
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Songs from letters : Calamity Jane to her daughter Janey, 1880-1902
Alternative Names
Larsen, Elizabeth Brown.

Larsen, Elizabeth Brown 1950-

Larsen, Libby 1950-

Libby Larsen Amerikaans componiste

Libby Larsen amerikanische Komponistin und Musikpädagogin

Libby Larsen compositrice

Reece, Elizabeth Brown

Reece Elizabeth Brown 1950-....

Reece, Libby

Reece, Libby 1950-

Languages
English (60)

Covers
Sonnets from the Portuguese : for soprano solo and pianoLove after 1950 : a song cycle for mezzo-soprano and pianoTry me, good king : last words of the wives of Henry VIII ; for solo soprano and pianoDancing solo : for solo clarinetMe (Brenda Ueland) : a song cycle for soprano and pianoMargaret songs : Three songs from Willa Cather : for soprano solo and pianoMy Ántonia : seven songs for high voice and pianoHoly roller : for alto saxophone and piano