Sound files and scores corresponding to the musical examples from Alan Green’s book, Allen Sapp: A Bio-Bibliography (New York; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996).


Example 3.1: Suite for Piano (1949)

Opening of fourth movement (Time: 1:51).

Recorded live on 12 November 1985, Norma Bertolami Sapp, piano, at Patricia Corbett Theatre, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. A complete performance of this work is also available from this server.

Example 3.2: Piano Sonata III (1957)

Opening of first movement (Time: 0:26)

Recorded live on 14 May 1984, Norma Bertolami Sapp, piano, at Patricia Corbett Theatre, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. A complete performance of this work is also available from this server.

Example 8.1: Violin Sonata IV (1981)

End of second movement (Time: 3:03)

Recorded live on 10 December 1982, Thomas Halpin, violin, Norma Bertolami Sapp, piano, at a concert in honor of the composer’s 60th birthday, at Slee Concert Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo. A complete performance of this work is also available from this server.

Example 8.2: Xenòn Ciborium (1982-85)

Measures 1-6 (Time: 1:07)

Recorded live on 11 October 1986, Philharmonia Orchestra of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, conducted by Gerhard Samuel, at Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Example 8.3: Four Hand Piano Sonata II (1981)

Opening of third movement (Time: 0:28)

Recorded live on 10 December 1982, Frina Arshonska Boldt and Kenwin Boldt, pianists, at a concert in honor of the composer’s 60th birthday, at Slee Concert Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Example 8.4: Imaginary Creatures (1981)

Opening of third movement, “Unicorn” (Time: 1:01)

Recorded live on 21 March 1982, Eiji Hashimoto, Harpsichord, with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra conducted by Paul Nadler, at Emery Theatre, Cincinnati.

Example 8.5: Taylor’s Nine (1981), opening

Measures 1-27 (Time: 2:27)

Recorded live on 10 December 1982, University at Buffalo Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Jan Williams, at a concert in honor of the composer’s 60th birthday, at Slee Concert Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Example 8.6: Taylor’s Nine (1981), climax

Measures 252-257 (Time: 0:36)

Recorded live on 10 December 1982, University at Buffalo Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Jan Williams, at a concert in honor of the composer’s 60th birthday, at Slee Concert Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo.