Words Fail Me

WORDS FAIL ME - New World Records 80766-2

To Stare Astonished at the Sea for piano strings
Timberline for chamber ensemble
Demon Star for cello and marimba 
Words Fail Me for cello and piano

Ted Mook, cello, Margaret Kampmeier, piano; Matthew Gold, marimba; Claudia Rüegg, piano; Relâche Ensemble of Philadelphia conducted by Lloyd Shorter. Cover art by Darcy Spitz.

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102.jpg SIMOOM - XI Records 102

go.jpg  "Go Guitars" for 5 electric guitars
Cirrus for 6 trumpets
Simoom (20:34) for 8 cellos
Dave Seidel, guitar; Gary Trosclair, trumpet; Ted Mook, cello

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River Beneath the River for string quartet
Into the Brightening Air for string quartet
Jagged Mesa for 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 bass trombones
Red Shift for cello, electric guitar, percussion, synthesizer
Gary Trosclair, trumpet; Bruce Eidem, trombone; Christopher Banks, bass trombone; Eva Gruesser, violin; Patricia Davis, violin; Lois Martin, viola; Bruce Wang, cello; Ted Mook, cello; Dave Seidel, electric guitar; Lois V Vierk, synthesizer; Jim Pugliese, percussion. Cover art by Darcy Spitz.
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fileBYmxI_jpg_full.jpgIO - New World Records 80665

Vierk's Io performed by Margaret Lancaster, flute; Larry Polansky, electric guitar;Matthew Gold, marimba. Also works by Beyer, La Barbara, Polansky, Tenny.


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nwcr626_full.jpgMANHATTAN CASCADE - New World Records NWCR626

Vierk's Manhattan Cascade for 4 accordions performed by Guy Klucevsek. Also works by Childs, Coleman, Groesbeck, Kernis, King, Klucevsek, Marclay, Zorn.

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nwcr646_full.jpgBANG ON A CAN LIVE, VOL. 2 - New World Records NWCR646

Vierk's Red Shift IV for trumpet, electric guitar, piano/synthesizer, percussion is performed by A Cloud Nine Consort. Also works by Brooks, Brown, Hirsch, Kline, Lang, Mumford

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21ZZ9835GTL__SL500_AA300_.jpgOUTCOME INEVITABLE - O.O. Discs 17

Vierk's Timberline for flute, clarinet, bassoon, viola, contra bass, piano, percussion is performed by the Relâche Ensemble of Philadelphia. Also works by Ashley, Ho, Hovda.

Out of print, but a few copies available at amazon.com

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vv-ronner-1.jpgCELESTIAL BALLROOM - Vexer Verlag CD

Vierk's Spin 2 for 2 pianos performed by pianists Claudia Rüegg and Petra Ronner. Double CD set with Cage's Three Dances and works by Crumb, Gasser, Ravel.

Available by post from Switzlerland info@vexer.ch or online at frogpeak.org

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233_130.jpgThe NYFA Collection: 25 Years of New York New Music -
Innova 223

HEXA by Lois V Vierk and tap choreographer Anita Feldman for 3 tap dancers on Tap Dance Instrument (patented), percussion, live electronics is performed by Anita Feldman Tap.
5-CD set from the American Composers Forum contains works of 52 New York Foundation for the Arts fellows.

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oo36.jpgGO GUITARS - O.O. Discs 36

Vierk's "Go Guitars" for 5 electric guitars performed by Seth Josel. Also works by Josel, Niblock Tenney.


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209Cover1b.jpg FREE RANGE ACCORDION - Starkland STS 209

Vierk's Blue Jets Red Sprites for accordion performed by Guy Klucevsek. Also works by Bacharach, Hollmer, Kernis,   Kitzke, Klucevsek, Montague,   Satoh.


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