Remarks by Elizabeth Vercoe, Acuff Chair of Excellence, 2003

Live Performances:

From Kleemation (2003) by Elizabeth Vercoe
     "More Will Be Marching Soon"
                      Lisa Vanarsdel, flute
                      Patricia Halbeck, piano

From Ma mère, les étoiles (1999) by Jeffrey Wood
     "Moi aussi je regardais les étoiles"
                      Jean Ferraraccio, soprano
                      Jeffrey Wood, piano

Recorded performances or music cited:

Samuel Barber, Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 (1936)

Elizabeth Vercoe, “La France nous appelle” and “I Am a Soldier”
     from Herstory III : Jehanne de Lorraine (1986) for voice & piano

Jeffrey Wood, “Trompeten” from Kriegeslieder (1989) for voice and piano

Arnold Schönberg, A Survivor from Warsaw (1947) for narrator, male chorus & orchestra

Krzysztof Penderecki, Threnody—To the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) for string orchestra

Dmitri Shostakovitch, Symphony #7 (“Leningrad”) (1941)

________________, Symphony #13 (“Babi Yar”) (1961)

Sergei Prokofiev, War and Peace (1941-2) Opera based on Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time (1940) for violin, cello, clarinet & piano

David Wilde, The Cellist of Sarajevo for solo cello

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Murgam Sayagi for string quartet (1993)

Scott Johnson, "Perfect Weapon and What Would Have Happened" from Cold War Suite
     (1991-93) for string quartet

Benjamin Britten, War Requiem (1961) for soloists, choirs and orchestra