Compositions

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Following is a selection of Anthony St. Pierre‘s compositions that displays a broad array of styles and media. Styles range from neo-baroque to unscored improvisatory schemes, as well as media from unaccompanied solos to concert band. Learn more about his particular interest in La Folia variations here. Scores for many of the compositions are available to download free at his International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) page.

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CHORAL

Stedefast Crosse (2010)

A medieval text for Good Friday motet
click here to download the free score on imslp
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CONCERT BAND

Folia Symphonique (2004)

Ten variations on ‘La Folia’
recording Coming soon

INSTRUMENTAL CHAMBER MUSIC

ARPAFOLIA (2019)

Six variations on ‘La Folia’ for recorder & harp
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Anthony St. Pierre, recorder
Jacqueline Goring, harp
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A THOM TALLIS FANCY (2007)

FOR ALTO/SOPRANINO & TENOR RECORDERS
Published by Polyphonic Publications
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sCOTT PATERSON, ALTO/SOPRANINO RECORDER
ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, TENOR recorder

Bassafolia (2021)

four variations on ‘La Folia’ for unaccompanied double bass
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Jesse Dietschi, double bass

Bassonafolia (2022)

six variations on ‘la folia’ for unaccompanied bassoon
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christian sharpe, bassoon

BrassAfolia (2020)

nine variations on ‘La Folia’
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Toronto Brass Quintet

  CLARIFOLIA (2022)

FIVE VARIATIONS ON ‘LA FOLIA’ FOR UNACCOMPANIED CLARINET AND BASS CLARINET
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pETER STOLL, CLARINET

fiesta follies (2019)

Seven variations on ‘La Folia’ for recorder & guitar
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Anthony St. Pierre, recorder
Raffi Altounian, guitar

foboLIA (2022)

six variations on ‘la folia’ for unaccompanied oboe
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clare scholtz, oboe

folia for flute (2022)

seven variations on ‘la folia’ for unaccompanied flute and piccolo
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laura chambers, flute

FOLLIES FOR MALLETS (2021)

six variations on ‘la folia’ for solo mallet percussion
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Daniel Morphy, mallet percussion
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GREENSLEEVES FANTASY (2006)

For alto recorder & piano
Published by Peacock Press, UK 
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ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, recorder
Marie Line Ross, piano

GROUND ZERO (2020)

VARIATIONS FOR SOPRANO RECORDER & PIANO
ON THE GROUND BASS OF PACHELBEL’S CANON
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ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, RECORDER & PIANO

La folia À tre corni (2022)

FIVE VARIATIONS ON ‘LA FOLIA’ FOR HORN TRIO
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JESSIE BROOKS, DAVID QUACKENBUSH, CHRISTINE PASSMORE – HORNS
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Mosquito’s Courtship (2007)

A restless, musical characterization of mosquito courting rites
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Sopranino recorders, Scott Paterson & Anthony St. PIerre

PHOLIA (2006)

Nine variations on ‘La Folia’ for recorder & piano
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Anthony St. Pierre, recorder
Larry Green, piano

Rondo in ‘Abdelazar’ (2005)

A fanciful adaptation of HENRY PURCELLS’ rondo
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The Prince Consort (recorder quartet)
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Sassofolia (2021)

five variations on ‘La Folia’ for unaccompanied alto saxophone
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Mike Wark, alto saxophone

SAXOPHOLIA (2021)

SIX Variations on La ‘FOLIA’ FOR SAXOPHONE QUARTET
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tORONTO SAX QUARTET
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Seventh Heaven (2020)

Variations on a tune featuring the interval of a seventh
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Anthony St. Pierre, alto recorder
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SOS (1997)

A brief piece based entirely on the rhythmic motif of The morse distress signal S-O-S (­­­­­●●● ­­­­▬ ▬ ▬ ­­­­­●●●­­­­­­­)
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The Prince Consort (recorder quartet)
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Trompetafolia (2021)

five variations on ‘La Folia’ for unaccompanied trumpet
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Katherine Moffatt, trumpet

tubafolia (2021)

FIVE variations on ‘La Folia’ FOR UNACCOMPANIED TUBA
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JEN STEPHEN, TUBA

ORGAN

forays on ‘LA Folia’ (2022)

FIVE VARIATIONS ON ‘LA FOLIA’ FOR ORGAN (MANUALITER)
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ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, ORGAN

LA FOLIA VARIATIONS & FUGHETTA FOR ORGAN (2004)

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WILLIAM O’MEARA, ORGAN

PIANO

A Suite of Follies (2021)

courtly dances in the style of FranÇois Couperin, but employing a modern harmonic palette
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Anthony St. Pierre, piano 

FOLLIES FACILES (2021)

FOUR EASY VARIATIONS ON ‘LA FOLIA’
suitable FOR INTERMEDIATE PIANO STUDENTS
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE SCORE ON IMSLP
ANTHONY ST. PIERRE. PIANO

mÉtamorphose des dominos (2022)

Variations on François Couperin’s ‘Les Follies françaises’
click here to download the free score on imslp
ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, piano

SONGS

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BLAKE’S ‘Song’ (2005)

Melancholy harmonies reflecting Blake’s lyrics
Lyrics by William Blake
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SCORE FOR THIS AND THREE OTHER blake SONGS
David Roth, baritone
Anthony St. Pierre, piano
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Dowland’s Tears (2006)

John Dowland’s famous Lacrimae in a modernized setting
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SCORE FOR THIS AND TWO OTHER DOWLAND SONGS
David Roth, baritone
Anthony St. Pierre, piano
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On This Wondrous Sea (2011)

Emily Dickinson’s description of the journey to the world over the sea set to a pentatonic tune
Lyrics by Emily Dickinson
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE SCORE FOR THIS AND 13 OTHER SONGS TO DICKINSON’S POETRY ON IMSLP
click HERE to LISTEN TO THE youtube PLAYLIST OF ALL 13 DICKINSON SONGS
Jenny Cohen, mezzo-soprano
Anthony St. Pierre, piano
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Psalmo 23 (2008)

The most universally known psalm set in the universal tongue, Esperanto, the language of ‘hope’ for A psalm about ‘hope’
Sung in Esperanto
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Susan Hirst, mezzo-soprano
Jacqueline Goring, harp
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The Turn (2006)

Ben Jonson’s poem celebrates the beauty of transience
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE SCORE FOR THIS AND three other songs ON IMSLP
Lyrics by Ben Jonson
David Roth, baritone
Anthony St. Pierre, piano

TWO SHAKESPEARE SONGS (2006)

When Daisies Pied‘ Song of Ver and Hiems in Shakespeare’s ‘Love’s Labour’S Lost’
Fancie‘ Bassano’s song in Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’
Click here to download the free score for both songs on imslp
ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, BARITONE & PIANO

STRING ORCHESTRA

Fanfare, Folia, ForlanE & Furia (2019)

‘La Folia’ appearS along with fragments of tunes by Bach, Couperin and Ravel
Performed by Sinfonia Toronto & Conducted by Nurhan Arman
Click here to download the free score on imslp
*****RECORDING GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY KURT AND MAURA JUNG*****

UNSCORED

Wet Whistles (2010)

A multitrack improvisation using slide whistles 
Heard worldwide via 60X60
2021 © anthony st. pierre composer

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