Michael Klingbeil

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Michael Klingbeil



Recording and score samples are available for most of the works listed. To access complete recordings and scores please contact me directly at:


Scatter / Gather (2010)
percussion trio
duration: 12′
Yale Percussion Group, Leonardo Gorisoto, John Corkill, Dennis Petrunin
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
Subterrain (2009)
solo B-flat clarinet — vln, vla, vc — electronics
duration: 12′
first performance: May 13, 2009, at the Austrian Cultural Forum by Carol McGonnell and the Argento Chamber Ensemble.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
Tear of the Clouds (2008)
fl, ob, cl, bsn — hn, tpt, tbn — kbd — perc — vln, vla, vc, cb — electronics
duration: 13′
first performance: May 6, 2008, at Merkin Concert Hall by the Manhattan Sinfonietta led by Jeffrey Milarsky.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
ce cours de sable qui glisse (2005)
vla, tbn, perc
duration: 9′
first performance: August 18, 2006, Killkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland by Argento Chamber Ensemble members Stephanie Griffin, viola, Tim Albright, trombone, and Matt Ward, percussion.
score (pdf, complete)
Signals (2004)
piano quintet, electronics
duration: 16′
first performance: April 14, 2004, at Merkin Concert Hall; Miranda Cuckson and Calvin Wiersma, violins, Lois Martin, viola, Michael Finckel, cello, Eric Huebner, piano, and Michel Galante, conductor.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
Meristos (2001)
ob, cl, vn, vc, pno
duration: 9′
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony and completed in August 2001 while at the Aspen Music Festival.
first performance: April 16, 2002 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall by members of the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program, Todd Tarantino conducting.
This recording from a live performance held at Tenri on November 23, 2002.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
1706° F (1999–2000)
fl/picc, cl, vn, vc, pno, perc, electronics
duration: 8′
Begun in December 1999 and completed November 2000.
first performance: November 11, 2000 by the University of Illinois New Music Ensemble in Urbana, Illinois.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
Descent (1999)
horn and piano
duration: 9′
Begun July 1999 and completed in January 2000.
first performance: March 7, 2000 in Urbana, Illinois by Wayne Lu, horn and David Psenicka, piano.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)

Large Ensemble

November Gales (1999)
picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, E hn, 2 cl, bs cl, 2 bsn, c bsn — 4 hn, 3 tpt, 2 tbn, bs tbn, tuba — timp, 3 perc — hp — strs
duration: 10′
Begun September 1998 and completed May 1999.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)
Athanor (2000)
2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 1 bsn — 1 hn, 2 tpt, 1 bs tbn — 2 perc — 3 vln, 3 vla, 2 vc, 1 cb
duration: 6′
Begun March 2000 and completed June 2000.
Read by the Orchestre Lyrique de Région Avigonon-Provence in July 2000 in Avignon, France.
mp3 (excerpt) | score sample (pdf)


Monoliths and Interludes (2002)
solo piano
duration: 22′
First performance: September 10, 2005 at Merkin Concert Hall by Augustus Arnone.
mp3 (excerpt) | score (pdf, complete)


Beta Warp (2003)
stereo or 5.1 playback
duration: 8’49“
created with Common Music and Common Lisp Music
mp3 (complete)
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