carson cooman

String Quartet and Quintet Works (and quartet plus one instrument)

Canalscape: Soliloquy for String Quartet (Op. 510) (2003) (5.25 min)
for the Fairport High School String Quartet
String Quartet
Commissioned by the Harvard Club of Rochester
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Summer Songs: Chamber Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR117)

Four Aphoristic Inventions (Op. 519) (2003) (4 min)
for Elliott Gyger
String Quartet
  I. Disparate Conversation
  II. Mountain Climber (Unyielding Peak)
  III. Wishing Well
  IV. Guillotine
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Cooman: A Trip to the Sky (CD Recording; MSR Classics; Catalogue #MS 1387)

Lagniappe (Op. 153) (1999) (1.25 min)
for the Dallas String Quartet
Three Violins and Cello or String Quartet (arr. 2000)
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Catalogue #X504036)

Light in the Morning (Third String Quartet) (Op. 193) (2000) (7 min)
for the London Chamber Group
String Quartet
Commissioned by the London Chamber Group for the British Library
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Catalogue #X504037)

Quintet for Bassoon and Strings (Op. 764) (2005-08) (13 min)
for Klaus Heymann
Bassoon and String Quartet
Commissioned by The Commission Project
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559655)

Quintet for Trumpet and Strings (Op. 175) (1999) (16 min)
for Al, Lisa, Albert, and Nicholas
Trumpet (C) and String Quartet
Commissioned for the Williamson Glen Chamber Music Series (Canada) by Loretta and Taylor Burke
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Catalogue #X655003)

Rochester Triptych (Op. 1065) (2014) (10 min)
String Quintet
  I. The North Star
  II. Canal Chaconne
  III. Lilacs
Commissioned by Gibbs & Main for EuphoNY 2014
Published by Soundspells Productions

Sankaty Dreaming (String Quartet No. 4) (Op. 461) (2002) (10.75 min)
in memory of the lives claimed by the sea
String Quartet
  I. Capriccio
  II. Elegy and Arias
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Performance Set #X504048; Study Score #X054036)
Recorded on Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559655)

Shining Space: Quintet for Horn and Strings (Op. 685) (2006) (17 min)
for Hazel Dean Davis and Stephen Hackbarth, in celebration of their marriage, June 24, 2006
and premiered by James Sommerville and members of the Arcturus Chamber Ensemble
Horn and String Quartet
  I. Bright Morning Sky
  II. I Am the Vine
  III. Chasing Windflower
Commissioned by Hazel Dean Davis and Stephen Hackbarth
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Small Bear, Large Telescope: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR108)

Tombeau-Aria (Op. 541) (2003) (3 min)
in memory of Meyer Kupferman
String Quartet
Commissioned for the Premieres Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Summer Songs: Chamber Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR117)
Recorded on Cooman: A Trip to the Sky (CD Recording; MSR Classics; Catalogue #MS 1387)

Viola Quintet (Unquiet Parables) (Op. 856) (2009) (12 min)
for Jack Melby and Jane Thompson
String Quintet (Two Violins, Two Violas, Cello)
  I. Recitatives and Chorales
  II. Serenata
  III. Ductia
Commissioned by the Vienna Soloists
Published by Musik Fabrik
Recorded on Cooman: A Trip to the Sky (CD Recording; MSR Classics; Catalogue #MS 1387)