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Elena FIRSOVA: Compositions
 CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WORKS : WORKS WRITTEN AT MUSIC COLLEGE

Invention à Two for piano solo 1966 
Two Polyphonic Pieces for piano 1966 
Two Romances on poems by Boris Pasternak for voice and piano   1966-67 

Opus:

1 Scherzo for woodwind quartet and piano1967 
2 Suite for Viola solo 1967 
Legend (Nocturne) for horn and piano 1967 
Two Romances on poems by Anna Akhmatova for high voice and piano 1967 
Two Pieces for Violin and Piano 1968 
Three Romances on poems by Vladimir Mayakovsky for voice and piano 1969 
3 Three Poems by Osip Mandelstam for mixed choir 1970 

WORKS WRITTEN AT CONSERVATOIRE

4 String Quartet No. 1 (Five Pieces) 1970 
5 Sonata for Violoncello and Piano 1971
6 Five Pieces for orchestra 1971 
7 Feast in Plague Time chamber opera (Pushkin) 1972 7
8 Piano Trio No. 1.1972 
9 Chamber Music for string orchestra (withdrawn) 1973
10 Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra No. 1 1973 
11 String Quartet No. 2 1974 
12 Autumn Songs for voice and piano (Tsvetaeva, Mandelstam, Blok, Pasternak) 1974
13 Stanzas for orchestra 1975 

WORKS WRITTEN AFTER LEAVING CONSERVATOIRE

14 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 1976 
15 Capriccio for flute and saxophone quartet1976 
16 Sonata for Clarinet solo 1976 
17 Petrarcha’s Sonnets for voice and ensemble 1976 
The Bell for mixed choir (Esenin) 1976 
18 Postlude for harp and orchestra 1977 
18a Two Inventions for Flute solo 1977 
19 Chamber Concerto No. 1 for flute and strings 1978 
20 Night for voice and saxophone quartet (Pasternak)  1978 
20a Three Pieces for Xylophone solo 
21 Elegy for piano solo 1979 
22 Tristia Cantata for soprano and chamber orchestra (Mandelstam) 1979 
Hermitage Music for three TV-films 1979 
23 Three Poems by Osip Mandelstam for voice and piano 1980 
24 Misterioso (String Quartet No. 3) 1980 
Three Pieces for Horn and Piano 1980 
L’Écume des jours (Edison Denisov) vocal score 1980 
Interlude from ‘The Golden Age’ (D. Shostakovich) Arrangement for flute and piano 1980 

 25 Shakespeare’s Sonnets for voice and organ 1981 
25a Shakespeare’s Sonnets for voice and saxophone quartet   1981 
26 Chamber Concerto No. 2   1982 
27 Spring Sonata for flute and piano 1982 
Sphinx for harp solo 1982 
28 The Stone Cantata for soprano and orchestra (Mandelstam) 1983 
29 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 2.1983 
30 Mysteria for organ and percussion.1984 
31 Earthly Life Cantata for soprano and ensemble (Mandelstam) 1984 
32 Fantasia for violin solo 1985 
33 Chamber Concerto No. 3 for piano and orchestra 1985 
34 Music for Twelve for ensemble 1986 
35 Sonata for Piano 1986 
36 Forest Walks Cantata for soprano and ensemble (Mandelstam) 1987 
37 Chamber Concerto No. 4 for horn and ensemble 1987 
38 Augury for choir and orchestra (Blake) 1988 
39 Autumn Music for chamber orchestra1988
39a The Dream for mezzo-soprano and piano (Pasternak) 
40 Amoroso (String Quartet No. 4) 1989 
40 a Pimpinella (Tchaikovsky) Arrangement for soprano and orchestra 1989 
41 Monologue for bassoon solo 1989 
42 Nostalgia for orchestra 1989 
43 Stygian Song for soprano and chamber ensemble (Mandelstam) 1989 
44 Odyssey for chamber ensemble 1990 
45 Verdehr-Terzett for violin, clarinet and piano 1990 
46 The Nightingale and the Rose Chamber Opera (Wilde / Rossetti) 1991 
47 SEVEN HAIKU BY MATSUO BASHÔ for voice and Lyre (or Guitar) 1991 
48 Far Away for saxophone quartet 1991 
49 The Shell for soprano and ensemble (Mandelstam) 1991 
50 Whirlpool for mezzo-sporano, flute and percussion (Mandelstam) 1991 
51 Silentium for voice and string quartet (Mandelstam) 1991 21
52 Secret Way for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (Mandelstam) 1992 
53 Distance for voice, clarinet and string quartet (Tsvetayeva) 1992 
54 Meditation in the Japanese Garden for flute, viola and piano 1992 
55 You and I Duet for violoncello and piano 1992 
56 Starry Flute for flute solo 1992 
57 Vigilia for violin and piano 1992 
58 Lagrimoso (String Quartet No. 5) 1992 
59 Otzvuki for flute and guitar 1992 
59a Otzvuki for flute and harp 1992 
60 Cassandra for orchestra 1992 
61 Phantom for four viols 1993 
61a Phantom for four violoncelli 1993 
62 The Night Demons for cello and piano 1993 
63 Crucifixion for cello and bayan or organ1993 
64 Hymn to Spring for piano 1993 
65 Monologue for saxophone solo .1993 
 66 The Enchanted Island for violoncello and piano 1993 
67 Album Leaf for violoncello and piano 1993 
68 Mad Vision (Piano Trio No. 2) 1993 
69 Insomnia for four male singers (Pushkin) 1993 
70 Before the Thunderstorm Cantata for soprano and ensemble (Mandelstam)  1994 
71 String Quartet No. 6 1994 
72 Compassione (String Quartet No. 7) 1995 
73 Mnemosyne for chamber orchestra 1995
74 The Stone Guest (String Quartet No. 8) 1995 
70a Questions and Answers for flute solo1995 
75 The Word for chorus and orchestra 1995 
76 No, it is not a migraine for baritone and piano (Mandelstam) 1995 
77 EVENING MUSIC for piano solo 1996
78 Chamber Concerto No. 5 for cello, harp, celesta and string orchestra (Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra No.2) 1996 
79 The Door is Closed (String Quartet No. 9) 1996 
80 Chamber Concerto No. 6 (The Temple of Mnemosyne) for piano and chamber orchestra 1996 
81 The River of Time for mixed choir
and chamber orchestra (Derzhavin) 1997 
82 The Secrets of Wisdom for (mezzo) soprano, recorder,
and percussion (Khayam) 1997 
83 The Sound of Time Passing for orchestra 1997 
84 La Malinconia (String Quartet No. 10) 1998 
85 The Captivity for wind orchestra, harp, celesta, and percussion 1998 
86 Leaving for strings 1998 
87 Equinox for mixed choir (Mandelstam) 1998 
88 The Scent of Absence for bass, harp, and flute (Prokofiev) 1998 
89 IN THE WORLD OF BEAUTY for pf  5'  1998/2007
90 FROZEN TIME for pf quartet 6'  1999
91 WINTER ELEGY for counter-tenor and string trio (Pushkin ) 4' 1999 
92 THE SINGING FOREST for 4 recorders and string orchestra 4' 1999 
93 DAS ERSTE IST VERGANGEN (Christushymnus 2000) (THE FORMER THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY) for soprano, bass, mixed choir, and chamber orchestra 40' 1999
94 VERNAL EQUINOX for violin and pf  1999 
95 PERPETUAL RETURN for flute, oboe, harp, violin, viola and cello 16' 2000 
96  RETROSPECT for 14 players  14' 2001 
97 TEARS and NIGHT MOMENT for mixed chorus (F.Tyutchev)  2001 
98 PURGATORIUM for Str. Quartet  (in progress) 2001-2007
99 Piece for Piano Trio (in progress) 
100 REQUIEM for soprano, mixed choir and orchestra 2001   55'
100a TWILIGHT BELLS for flute and pf 5’  2004 
101 THE REST IS SILENCE for solo cello 6’ 2002 
102 FOR ALISSA (Variations) for piano 8’ 2002 
102a LYRICAL VARIATIONS for orchestra 8’
103 BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD for mixed chorus 5’
104 WINTER SONGS for soprano and voice (Mandelstam) 10’ 2003 
105 EPITAPH for string trio 6’ 2003 
106 ROMANTISHE FRAGMENTS for ensemble 12 2003 
107 PROROK (Prophet) for baritone, chorus and bayan   2003 
108 EUPHONISMS for euphonium and piano 10’ 2003 
108a EUPHONISMS for tuba and pf 10’
109 INVOCATION for cl. and accordion 7’ 2004 
110 ALONE for clarinet solo 4’ 2004 
111 THE GARDEN OF DREAMS (Homage to Shostakovich) for orchestra 13’ 2005
112  PRICHET (Lament) for solo violin 6’2005
113 QUARTET No.12 “Farewell” 10’ 2005
114 VIOLIN CONCERTO No.3 in progress
115 BLACK BELLS for piano and ensemble (Homage to Shostakovich) 6’ 
116-119 in progress
120 FOR SLAVA for solo cello 2007
TITLE LISTING:

AEQUINOKTIUM (EQUINOX) op. 87 
ALBUM LEAF op. 67 
ALONE for clarinet solo op. 110  4’ 2004 
AMOROSO (STRING QUARTET NO. 4) op. 40 
AUGURY op. 38 
AUTUMN MUSIC op. 39 
AUTUMN SONGS (HERBSTLIEDER) op. 12 
BEAUTY WILL SAFE THE WORLD op. 103 
BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM op. 70 
THE BELL
BLACK BELLS for piano and ensemble (Homage to Shostakovich) 6’ Op. 115 
CAPRICCIO op. 15 
THE CAPTIVITY (DIE GEFANGENSCHAFT) op. 85 
CASSANDRA op. 60
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 1 op. 19 
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 2 op. 26 
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 3 op. 33 
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 4 op. 37 
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 5  (CONCERTO FOR VIOLONCELLO AND ORCHESTRA NO. 2) op. 78 
CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 6 (THE TEMPLE OF MNEMOSYNE) op. 80 
CHRISTUSHYMNUS 2000 (DAS ERSTE IST VERGANGEN)
(THE FORMER THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY) op. 93 
COMPASSIONE (STRING QUARTET NO. 7) op. 72 
CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA NO. 1 op. 14 
CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA NO. 2 op. 29 
CONCERTO FOR VIOLONCELLO AND ORCHESTRA NO. 1 op. 10 
CONCERTO FOR VIOLONCELLO AND ORCHESTRA NO. 2
(CHAMBER CONCERTO NO. 5) op. 78 
CRUCIFIXION op. 63 
DAS ERSTE IST VERGANGEN CHRISTUSHYMNUS 2000
(THE FORMER THINGS ARE PASSED AWAY) op. 93 
DISTANCE op. 53 
THE DREAM op. 39a 
DREAM GARDEN op. 89 
EARTHLY LIFE op. 31 
L’ÉCUME DES JOURS (arrangement)
ELEGY op. 21 
THE ENCHANTED ISLAND (DIE VERZAUBERTE INSEL) op. 66 
EPITAPH op. 105 
EQUINOX (AEQUINOKTIUM) op. 87 
EUPHONISMS op. 108 
EVENING MUSIC op. 77
FANTASIA op. 32 
FAR AWAY op. 48 
A FEAST IN TIME OF PLAGUE op. 7 
FIVE PIECES (STRING QUARTET NO. 1) op. 4 
FIVE PIECES op. 6 
DER FLUSS DER ZEITEN (THE RIVER OF TIME) op. 81 
FOR ALISSA op. 102   37
FOR SLAVA for solo cello op. 120, 2007 
 

 FOREST WALKS op. 36 
FROZEN TIME (GEFRORENE ZEIT) op. 90 
FRÜHLINGSSONATE (SPRING SONATA) op. 27 
GEFANGENSCHAFT, DIE (THE CAPTIVITY) op. 85 
GEFRORENE ZEIT (FROZEN TIME) op. 90   30
DER GEHEIME PFAD (SECRET WAY) op. 52 
THE GARDEN OF DREAMS (Homage to Shostakovich) for orchestra op.111 13’ 2005
HERBSTLIEDER (AUTUMN SONGS) op. 12 
HERMITAGE
HYMN TO SPRING (HYMNE AN DEN FRÜHLING) op. 64 
HYMNE AN DEN FRÜHLING (HYMN TO SPRING) op. 64 
INSOMNIA op. 69 
INTERLUDE FROM THE BALLET ‘THE GOLDEN AGE’.
INVENTION À TWO 
INVOCATION for cl. and accordion op.109 7’ 2004 
DER KLANG DER VERGEHENDEN ZEIT
(THE SOUND OF TIME PASSING) op. 83 
LAGRIMOSO (STRING QUARTET NO. 5) op. 58 
LEAVING op. 86 
LEGEND (NOCTURNE) 
MAD VISION (PIANO TRIO NO. 2) op. 68 
LA MALINCONIA (STRING QUARTET NO. 10) op. 84 
MEDITATION IN THE JAPANESE GARDEN op. 54 
MISTERIOSO (STRING QUARTET NO. 3) op. 24 
MNEMOSYNE op. 73 
MONOLOGUE op. 41 
MONOLOGUE op. 65 
DIE MUSCHEL (THE SHELL) op. 49 
MUSIC FOR TWELVE op. 34 
MYSTERIA (MYSTERIUM) op. 30
MYSTERIUM (MYSTERIA) op. 30
NACHT (NIGHT) op. 20 
NIGHT (NACHT) op. 20 
THE NIGHT DEMONS op. 62. 
THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE op. 46 
NOCTURNE (LEGEND) 31
NO, IT IS NOT A MIGRAINE op. 76 
NOSTALGIA (NOSTALGIE) op. 42 
ODYSSEY op. 44 
OTZVUKI (RESONANZEN) (REFLECTIONS) op. 59/59a 
PERPETUAL RETURN op. 95 
PETRARCA-SONETTE (PETRARCHA’S SONNETS) op. 17 
PETRARCHA’S SONNETS (PETRARCA-SONETTE) op. 17 
PHANTOM op. 61 
PIANO TRIO NO. 1 op. 8 
PIANO TRIO NO. 2 (MAD VISION) op. 68.... 
PIECE FOR QUARTET op. 98 
PIECE FOR PIANO TRIO op. 99 
PIMPINELLA 
POSTLUDE op. 18 
PRICHET (Lament) for solo violin op.112 6’ 2005
PROROK (Prophet) op.107 2003 
PURGATORIUM for Str. Quartet  (in progress) Op. 98 2001-2007
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS op. 70a 36
REFLECTIONS (RESONANZEN) (OTZVUKI) op. 59 
REQUIEM op. 100 
RESONANZEN (REFLECTIONS) (OTZVUKI) op. 59 
RETROSPECT op. 96 
THE RIVER OF TIME (DER FLUSS DER ZEITEN) op. 81 
ROMANTISCHE FRAGMENTE op. 106  2003 
THE SCENT OF ABSENCE (SPUREN DER ABWESENHEIT) op. 88 
SCHERZO op. 1 
SECRET WAY (DER GEHEIME PFAD) op. 52 
THE SECRETS OF WISDOM op. 82 
SEVEN HAIKU BY MATSUO BASHÔ for voice and Lyre (or Guitar) Op.47 1991
SEVEN HAIKU op. 47 
SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS op. 25/25a 
THE SHELL (DIE MUSCHEL) op. 49 
SILENTIUM op. 51 
DER SINGENDE WALD (THE SINGING FOREST) op. 92 
THE SINGING FOREST (DER SINGENDE WALD) op. 92 
SONATA FOR CLARINET SOLO op. 16 
SONATA FOR PIANO op. 35 
SONATA FOR VIOLONCELLO AND PIANO op. 5 
THE SOUND OF TIME PASSING
(DER KLANG DER VERGEHENDEN ZEIT) op. 83 
SPHINX 33
SPRING SONATA (FRÜHLINGSSONATE) op. 27 
SPUREN DER ABWESENHEIT (SCENT OF ABSENCE, THE) op. 88 
STANZAS op. 13 
STARRY FLUTE op. 56 
DER STEIN (THE STONE) op. 28 
DER STEINERNE GAST (THE STONE GUEST)
(STRING QUARTET NO. 8) op. 74 
THE STONE (DER STEIN) op. 28 
THE STONE GUEST (DER STEINERNE GAST)
(STRING QUARTET NO. 8) op. 74 
STRING QUARTET NO. 1 (FIVE PIECES) op. 4 
STRING QUARTET NO. 2 op. 11 
STRING QUARTET NO. 3 (MISTERIOSO) op. 24 
STRING QUARTET NO. 4 (AMOROSO) op. 40 
STRING QUARTET NO. 5 (LAGRIMOSO) op. 58 
STRING QUARTET NO. 6 op. 71 
STRING QUARTET NO. 7 (COMPASSIONE) op. 72 
STRING QUARTET NO. 8 (THE STONE GUEST)
(DER STEINERNE GAST) op. 74 
STRING QUARTET NO. 9 (THE DOOR IS CLOSED) op. 79 
STRING QUARTET NO. 10 (LA MALINCONIA) op. 84 
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