Alla Elana Cohen
Music

Here are the links to Alla Elana Cohen's Youtube videos. For a full list of her recent works (2002-present) please scroll to the bottom of the page

Alla Elana Cohen, “Hoffmanniana” Series 1 “Johannes Kreisler-Cat Murr Quintet”, in 6 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Querying the Silence” Series 8 for String Quartet, in 4 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Inner Temple” Volume I Series 7 “Writings on the Wall” for Chamber Orchestra, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Watercolors of the Master Who is Accustomed to Paint Oils” ​Volume ​1​ Series ​12 ​for Violin and Piano, ​in 4 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, ​“​Inscriptions on a Bamboo Screen​”​ Series 1 for Cello and Piano, ​in 6 movements, ​watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, ​“​Inscriptions on a Bamboo Screen​”​ ​Series 2 ​for Flute and Harp, ​in 4 movements, ​watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “The Cunning Housekeeper” One Act Opera Buffa in 5 Scenes, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Inner Temple - Sveti-Tshoveli” for Chamber Orchestra, movements I - III, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Inner Temple - Sveti-Tshoveli” for Chamber Orchestra, movement IV, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 3 “The Day of Atonement” for Chamber Orchestra, in 2 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Querying The Silence” Series 1 for 2 Pianos, in 4 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Sefer HaShirim” for String Quartet, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Selihot” for Violin and Cello Duo, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Sephardic Romancero” Series 1 for Flute, Oboe, Electric Guitar and Piano, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Sephardic Romancero” Series 2 for Solo Piano, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Sephardic Romancero” Series 3 for Solo Cello, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Sephardic Romancero” Series 4 for String Quartet, in 3 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Spiral Staircases, Three Pieces” for Solo Piano, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Three Film Noir Pieces” for Piano Solo, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Two Short Prayers” for Vibraphone and Marimba, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Watercolors of the Master Who is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 1 Series 10 for Clarinet and Piano, in 4 movements, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Watercolors of the Master Who is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 2 Series 2 for String Quintet, movements I – II, watch on Youtube

Alla Elana Cohen, “Watercolors of the Master Who is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 2 Series 2 for String Quintet, movements III - IV, watch on Youtube

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Alla Elana Cohen

LIST OF RECENT WORKS (2002-Present)

1. “One World” Cantata for Child’s Voice, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano. Duration 14 min. Composed 09/02.

2. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 1 Series 9 for Clarinet and Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 17 min. Composed 12/02.

3. “Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 1 Series 9 for Oboe and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 9 min. Composed 01/03.

4. “Singing Reed”  Series 3 for Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 7 min. Composed 02/03.

5. “Singing Reed”  Series 4 for Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 8 min. Composed 03/03.

6. “Querying the Silence” Volume 1 Series 1 for Symphony Orchestra, in 4 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 04/03-05/03.

7. “Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 1 Series 10 for Viola and Piano in, 4 movements. Duration 8:30 min. Composed 01/04.

8. “Singing Reed”  Series 5 for Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 5 min. Composed 02/04.

9. “Querying the Silence” Volume 1 Series 2 for Cello and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 16 min. Composed 03/04. 

10. Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 15 min.  Composed 08/03. Commissioned by the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA).

11. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 1 Series 10 for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Vibraphone, Timpani and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 18:30 min. Composed 04/04.

12. “Querying the Silence” Volume 1 Series 3 for String Quartet, in 4 movements, dedicated to Ran Blake. Duration 12 min. Composed 08/04.

13. “Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 1 Series 11 for Cello and Piano, in 4 movements, dedicated to Joseph Bachour. Duration 11 min. Composed 11/04.

14. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, in 3 movements. Duration 17 min. Composed 12/04-01/05.

15. “Sefer-Ha-Shirim” Series 1 for Oboe and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 02/05.

16. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 1 Series 11 for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Vibraphone and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 19 min. Composed 03/05.

17. "The Key to the Crystal Chapel" Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, in 3 movements. Duration 15 min. Composed 04/05.

18. “Singing Reed”  Series 6 for Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 5 min. Composed 05/05.

19. “Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 1 Series 12 for Violin and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 10 min. Composed 06/05.

20. “Sefer-Ha-Shirim” Series 2, for Oboe and Clarinet, in 4 movements. Duration 9 min. Composed 07/05. 

21. “Querying the Silence” Volume 1 Series 4 for Oboe and Orchestra, dedicated to Yuga Cohler. Duration 15 min. Composed 09/05.

22. “Singing Reed”  Series 7 for Piano in 3 movements. Duration 10 min. Composed 11/05.

23. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 1 Series 12 for Violin, Cello and Piano, in 2 movements, dedicated to the blessed memory of my beloved Mother, Rebecca. Duration 14 min. Composed 01/06.

24. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 2 Series 1, for French Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello, Vibraphone and Piano, in 4 movements. Duration 19 min. Composed 03/06.

25. “Third Vigil” Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, in 2 movements, dedicated to Sebastian Baverstam. Duration 14 min. Composed 04/06.

26. “Singing Reed”  Series 8 for Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 8 min. Composed 05/06.

27. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 2 Series 2, for String Quartet, in 4 movements, dedicated to the blessed memory of my beloved Mother, Rebecca. Duration 15 min. Composed 07/06.

28. “Book of Prayers”  Volume 2 Series 3, for Solo Cello, in 4 movements, dedicated to Sebastian Baverstam. Duration 19 min. Composed 08/06.

29. “Three Film Noir Pieces” for Piano, dedicated to Ran Blake. Duration 7 min. Composed 10/06.

30. “Sefer-Ha-Shirim” Series 3 for Clarinet and Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 12/06.

31. “Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils” Volume 2 Series 1 for Violin and Piano, in 3 movements, dedicated to Laura Keller. Duration 10 min. Composed 01/07.

32. “Over There, Unattainably Near…” for French Horn and Orchestra. Duration 7 min. Composed 03/07.

33. “Sephardic Romancero” Series 1 for Flute, Oboe, Guitar and Piano, in 3 movements, dedicated to Joseph Bachour. Duration 12 min. Composed 03/07. Published by Clear Notes Publications, ASCAP (OH).

34. “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 1, for Trombone, Violin, Viola, Cello, Timpani, Vibraphone and Piano, in 2 movements, dedicated to the blessed memory of my beloved Mother, Rebecca. Duration 14 min. Composed 05/07.

35. “Querying the Silence” Volume 1 Series 5 for 2 Trumpets, French Horn, Trombone and Tuba, in 4 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 09/07.

36. “Spiral Staircases” Three Piano Pieces, dedicated to Ran Blake. Duration 7 min. Composed 10/07.

37. “Book of Prayers” Volume 2, Series 4, for Cello and Piano, in 3 movements, dedicated to Sebastian Baverstam. Duration 12 min. Composed 11/07.

38. “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 2, “The Route of Compassion,” for String Quartet, in 3 movements, dedicated to the blessed memory of my beloved Mother, Rebecca. Duration 12 min. Composed 01/08.

39. “Purimspiel,” a Chamber Opera for Children’s Voices and Quartet: Violin, Clarinet, Cello and Piano. Duration 30 min. Composed 02-03/08.

40. “Book of Prayers” Volume 2 Series 5 for Violin and Orchestra, in 2 movements, dedicated to Ethan Wood. Duration 10 min. Composed 03/08.

41. “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 3 “The Day of Atonement,” for Chamber Orchestra: Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Timpani, Vibraphone, Marimba and Piano, in 2 movements. Duration 16 min. Composed 04/08

42. “Sefer-Ha-Shirim” Series 4 for Flute and Piano, in 3 movements, dedicated to Bianca Garcia. Duration 9 min. Composed 05/08.

43. "Two Short Prayers" for Vibraphone and Marimba. Duration 6 min. Composed 06/08.

44. "Querying the Silence" volume 1 series 6, in 3 movements for Marimba solo. Duration 8 min. Composed 06/08.

45. "Three Short Prayers" for Vibraphone solo. Duration 5 min. Composed 07/08.

46. "Sephardic Romancero" series 3 for Cello solo, in 3 movements. Duration approx. 9 min. Composed in 08/08.

47. "Sephardic Romancero" for Piano solo, series 3, in 3 movements.Duration approx. 10 min.. Composed in 09/08.

48. "Book of Prayers" volume 2 series 6, in 3 movements for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano. Duration approx. 10 min. Composed in 09/08-10/08.

49. "Inner Temple" Volume 1 Series 4 "Sveti-tshoveli", in 4 movements, for chamber orchestra that includes flute, oboe, clarinet, vibraphone, marimba, timpani, 2 violins, viola, cello, and piano. Duration 17 min. Composed 11/08-12/08.

50. “Sefer-Ha-Shirim” Series 5 for String Quartet, in 3 movements, dedicated to Joseph Bachour. Duration 12 min. Composed 03/09.

51. “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 5 “Selihot” for Violin and Cello, in 3 movements. Duration 11 min. Composed 04/09.

52. “Inner Temple” Volume 1 Series 6 “The Guest” for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, in 3 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 05/09.

53. "Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils" volume 2 series 2 for String Orchestra or String Quintet (2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Double-bass), in 4 movements. Duration appr.12 min. Composed 06/07/09.

54. "Ritornelli" Cantata for SATB Chorus and Chamber Orchestra, in 3 movements, on the texts of my own poems. Duration appr. 12 min. Composed 08/09.

55. "Watercolors of the Master Who Is Accustomed to Paint Oils" volume 2 series 3 for solo Piccolo Flute, in 6 movements, dedicated to Bianca Garcia.
Duration 12 min. Composed 10/09. Commissioned by Bianca Garcia for her performance at the International Chicago Flute Club Festival.

56. "Querying the Silence" volume 1 series 7 for solo Cello, in 3
movements. Duration 9 min.Composed 11/10.

57. "Book of Prayers" volume 2 series 7 for Piano solo, in 3 movements. Duration approx.9 min.Composed 12/09.

58. "Book of Prayers" volume 2 series 8 for Trumpet, Bassoon, Chimes and Piano. Duration 5 min. Composed 01/10.

59. "Sefer-Ha-Shirim" series 6 for Viola and Piano or Harpsichord, in 4 movements, commissioned by violist Sheridan Randolph. Duration appr.10 min. Composed 03/10.

60."Sephardic Romancero" series 4 for String Quartet, in 3 movements. Duration appr. 12 min. Composed 05/10.

61."Sefer-Ha-Shirim" series 7 for Chamber Orchestra (Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Vibraphone, Marimba, Piano), in 4 movements. Duration appr.17 min. Composed 07-08/10.

62."Sefer-Ha-Shirim" series 8 for Double-Bass solo, in 4 movements, commissioned by, and dedicated to Tal Gamlieli. Duration appr. 9 min. Composed 11/10.

63. Libretto for three one-act chamber operas-buffa, based on poetry of Hans Sachs: "The Cunning Housekeeper","The Clever Burger and the Thieves" and "Three Young Women and the Piece of Lace". Written in summer 2010.

64. "Inscriptions on the Bamboo Screen" series 1, in 6 movements, for Cello and Piano. Duration appr. 9 min. Composed 12/10.

65. "The Cunning Houskeeper", one-act opera-buffa in 5 scenes, libretto is based on the free translations of the poetry of Hans Sachs, done by Alla Elana Cohen. Finished 01/11.

66. "The Clever Burger and the Thieves", one-act opera-buffa in 3 scenes, libretto is based on the free translations of the poetry of Hans Sachs, done by Alla Elana Cohen. Finished 01/11.

67. "Inscriptions on the Bamboo Screen" series 2, in 4 movements, for Flute and Harp. Duration appr. 8 min. Composed 03/11.

68. "Querying the Silence" volume 1 series 8, in 4 movements, for String Quartet. Duration appr. 12 min. Composed 05/11.

69. "Inscriptions on Bamboo Screen" series 3, in 4 movements, for full Symphony Orchestra. Duration appr. 9 min. Composed 06/11.

70. "Three young Women and a Piece of Lace", one-act chamber opera-buffa in 5 scenes. Libretto by Alla Elana Cohen, based of the poetry of Hans Sachs. Finished 10/11.

71. "Inner Temple" Volume 1 series 7, in 6 movements, "Writings on the Wall" for full Symphony Orchestra. Duration appr. 17 min. Finished 11/11.

72. "Inner Temple" Volume 1 series 8, in 3 movements, "Symphony of Prayers" for full Symphony Orchestra. Duration appr. 15 min. Finished 01/12.

73. "Avinu Malkeinu" for Cello and Piano. Duration appr. 5 min. Composed 04/12.

74. "Hoffmanniana" series 1 "Johannes-Kreisler - Cat Murr Quintet" in 6 movements for 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano. Duration appr. 15 min. Composed 05/12. 

75. "Inner Temple" volume 1 series 9 "King David's Psalms" for full Symphony Orchestra, in 4 movements. Duration 15 min. Composed 07/09/12. 

76. "Inner Temple" volume 1 series 10 "King David's Psalms" for Cello and Piano, in 3 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 11/12.

77. "Four Parables" for Soprano Saxophone and Piano, commissioned by and dedicated to Alexei Sokolov. Duration 12 min. Composed 12/12.

78. "Hoffmanniana" series 2 "In the Loop of Time" String Quartet, in 4 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 01/13.

79. "Inner Temple" volume 1 series 8 "King David's Psalms" arranged for Chamber Orchestra. Finished 01/13.

80. Concerto for Flute alternating with Piccolo, Strings and Percussions, in 3 movements. Duration 14 min. Composed 02/13

81. "A Short Psalm" for Flute and Organ, commissioned by and dedicated to Bianca Garcia. Duration 3 min. Composed 02/13.

82. "Inscriptions on a Bamboo Screen" series 4 for Soprano and Viola, in 6 movements, on the texts of Alla Elana Cohen, based on her free translations of classical Japanese poetry, commissioned by and dedicated to Anna Ward. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 06/13.

83."Prophecies" series 1 for Violin and Piano, in 4 movements. Dedicated to Mikhail Kazinik. Duration approx. 10 min. Composed 07/13.

84.Triptych for Chamber Orchestra "Homage to Jean Cocteau and Jean Marais": 1."The Silence Moves Faster Backwards" 2. "7777; 2294; 3349" 3."The Bird Sings With Its Fingers". Duration approx.12 min. Composed 09/13.

85. Libretto for opera "The Inheritance", written by Alla Elana Cohen, based on the short story by Rabindranath Tagore. Finished 08/13.

86. "The Inheritance", opera in 5 scenes, libretto by Alla Elana Cohen, based on the short story by Rabindranath Tagore. Duration approx. 30 min. Finished 12/13.

87."Prophecies" series 2 for Chamber Orchestra, in 3 movements. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 01/14.

88."Prophecies" series 3 for String Quartet, in 6 movements. Duration 12 min. Composed 03/14.

89. “Hoffmanniana” series 3 for solo Cello, in 4 movements. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 06/14

90. “Inner Temple” volume 1 series 11 “Shabbat Nigunim” for Chamber Orchestra, in 4 movements. Duration approx. 14 min. Composed 07/14.

91. “Inner Temple” volume 1 series 12 “Brachot” (“Blessings”) for Chamber Orchestra, in 4 movements. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 08/14.

92. “Inner Temple” volume 2 series 1 “Brachot” (“Blessings”) for String Quartet in, 3 movements. Duration approx. 10 min. Composed 09/14.

93. “Red Lilies of Bells, Golden Lilies of Bells, White Lilies of Bells" for Violin Cello and Piano. Duration approx. 7 min. Composed 10/2014.

94. “Inner Temple” volume 2 series 2 “King David’s Psalms” in, 3 movements. Duration approx. 11 min. Composed 11/14.

95. “Inscriptions on a Bamboo Screen” series 5 for Chamber Orchestra in 3 movements. Duration approx. 8 min. Composed 12/14.

96. "Inner Temple" volume 2 series 3 "Sacred Diptych" for Cello and Piano in 2 movements. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 03/15

97. "Inner Temple Volume 2 series 4 "Sacred Triptych" for Chamber Orchestra in 3 movements. Duration approx. 14 min. Composed 07/05

98. "Querying the Silence" volume 1 series 9 in 3 movements, for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Piano. Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 08/15

99. String Quartet "3 Tableaux noir". Duration approx. 12 min. Composed 03/16

100. "Prophecies" series 4 "Quaestiones et Responsa" for Chamber Orchestra. Duration approx. 14 min. Composed 08/16