Chamber Music / Vocal Music / Large Ensemble

Cohen publishes her music under Faraway Nearby (ASCAP). Scores are available for perusal and purchase upon request.

Chronological List of Works

Title (click for recording, if available) Instrumentation Duration Year
Mabel's Call Work-in-progress: Opera in one act for 2 soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass-baritone, with mixed chamber ensemble ca. 80
Refuge flute (piccolo), percussion, violin, cello 16 1/2 2016
Sorting Photos soprano and piano 5 2016
Lead On and Up mezzo-soprano and piano 5 2016
What If? bass-baritone and piano 3 2016
Bury Me baritone and piano 4 2015
Dear Mrs. Carr tenor and piano 5 2015
Wanderlust guitar quartet 13 1/2 2015
Crescent Meadow SATB choir 4 1/2 2014
Dai-Shizen (Great Nature) flute and guitar 10 2014
The Coming of Spring tenor with flute/piccolo, oboe/English horn, clarinet/bass clarinet, horn, bassoon, and piano 36 2014
California Zephyr video with piccolo, clarinet, 2 percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, and bass 8 2014
Point Reyes from Chimney Rock orchestra 7 2014
Horizon cello 7 2013
Three Decorations 3 percussion 5 2013
The Winding Path 2 violin, viola, cello 7 2013
Places in the Bay Area (string orchestra version) string orchestra 8 2013
Symphony No. 1 orchestra 17 1/2 2012
San Marco trumpet and electronics 3 2012
Places in the Bay Area (flute and piano version) flute/piccolo and piano 8 2012
Sextet oboe, bassoon, trumpet, harpsichord, violin, and viola 8 1/2 2012
Setsugekka violin and piano 5 1/2 2011
Triptych solo guitar 7 2011
The Sphinx and the Milky Way orchestra 5 2011
I Dream'd in a Dream SATB choir or vocal ensemble 11 2011
I Like to Play with Him soprano and piano 4 2011
Watercolors flute/piccolo, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon 15 2011
The Faraway Nearby: Georgia O'Keeffe and the New Mexico Landscape video, scored with the first movement from Into nowhere 10 2010
Into nowhere flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello
18 1/2 2010
Fantasy for Winds
wind ensemble (picc, fl, ob, ehrn, cl, bcl, 2 bsn, 4 hrn, 2 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 3 perc, pno) 6 2010
Trees (oboe and harpsichord version) 2 oboe, harpsichord 8 1/2 2010
Duet flute, bassoon 7 1/2 2009
Revealed in Stone (ensemble version) tenor with flute, clarinet, oboe, horn, bassoon, percussion, 2 violin, viola, cello, contrabass 12 2009
Trees (flute choir version) six-part flute choir (picc, 3 fl, alto, bs) 8 1/2 2009
From the Faraway Nearby orchestra 6 2009
Fantasy orchestra 6 2009
To Create One's Own World soprano with flute, bass clarinet, marimba 5 1/2 2009
Revealed in Stone (piano version) tenor, piano 11 2009
Nine Muses flute, harp, violin 13 1/2 2009
The Course of Empire 2 violin, viola, cello 15 2008
Songs for baritone baritone, piano 7 2008
The Promise trumpet, 2 violin, viola, cello 11 2008
Forming Desires contralto with clarinet, horn, cello 8 2008
Time-Lapse English horn, clarinet, viola, cello 4 2007
Memory SATB, for solo voices 12 1/2 2007
Tempus voice, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, percussion 41 2006

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