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Max Lifchitz (1948-    )

Max Lifchitz, composer Born in Mexico City, Max Lifchitz has lived in the U.S. since 1966. Active as composer, performer, and educator, he has held a joint appointment in the departments of Music and Caribbean/Latin American Studies at the University of Albany since 1986. Before joining the faculty at the University of Albany, Lifchitz taught at the Manhattan School of Music and Columbia University. In July 2005, he appeared as pianist and conductor in the Argentinean cities of Buenos Aires and Rosario and also lectured at the National University of Rosario's school of music. He is the founder and director of the New York City-based, non-profit North/South Consonance, Inc., an organization devoted to the promotion and performance of music from the Americas.

COMPOSITIONS                                                            Lifchitz Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
[under construction]
Mosaicos, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, double bass and piano (1971)
Roberta, orchestra (1973)
Exploitations, solo double bass, chamer ensemble and tape (1975)
Intervencion, violin and chamber orchestra (1976)
Exceptional String Quartet, 4 double basses (players wear small sleigh bells on wrist of right arm) (1977)
Rhythmic Soundscape, piano and percussion (1978)
Affinities, piano (pub. 1979)
Transformations, cello (1979)
Winter Counterpoint, flute, oboe, bassoon, viola and piano (1979)
Yellow Ribbons #1, flute and piano (pub. 1981)
Yellow Ribbons #6, flute and piano (pub. 1982)
Yellow Ribbons #11, wind ensemble [2 fl, 2 cl, 2 ob, 2 hn, 2 bsn] (1982)
Yellow Ribbons #12, chamber ensemble [2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 1 cntr-bsn, 3 horn, va, vc, db] (1982)
Yellow Ribbons #13, clarinet (pub. 1982)
Yellow Ribbons #15, chamber ensemble [fl, ob, cl, vln, vc, pf] (1982)
Night Voices No. 3, oboe and piano (pub. 1984)
Transformaciones 2, violin (pub. 1986)
Yellow Ribbons #25, flute, alto sax, tenor trombone, percussion and double bass (pub. 1986)
Pulsations, 4 percussionists (1988)
Mosaico latinoamericano, flute and piano (1991)

Explorations, [double bass, chamber ensemble and tape???] (????)

WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Lifchitz Links     ~ top of page ~
[under construction]



Soloist(s) w/Orchestra

Chorus w/Orchestra



Solo Instrument





LIFCHITZ  LINKS                                                            Works by Genre      ~ top of page ~
Lifetime Achievement Award to Max Lifchitz (University of Albany/SUNY)
Max Lifchitz Given Zethus Lifetime Achievement Award (NewMusicBox)
Max Lifchitz – Living the Music (Rain Worthington, Hudson Sounds)
Multi-Continental Man of Music (University at Albany)

Composer's website [none at the moment]    . . .   contact Max Lifchitz: here

Lifchitz @ Wikipedia
Lifchitz @ American Music Center
Lifchitz @ Classic Cat
Lifchitz @ Classical Archives

Lifchitz @ Classical Composers Database
Lifchitz @ Classical Net
Lifchitz @ composition:today
Lifchitz @ Facebook
Lifchitz @ InstantEncore
Lifchitz @ Modern Classical
Lifchitz @ MusicWeb International
Lifchitz @ The New York Times
Lifchitz @ North South Records
Lifchitz @ University at Albany/SUNY    also    here

Lifchitz @ North/South Editions
Lifchitz @ Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Streaming Audio
Lifchitz @ Classical Archives
Lifchitz @
Lifchitz @ MySpaceMusic
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Lifchitz @ ArkivMusic
Lifchitz @ CD Universe
Lifchitz @ ClassicsOnline
Lifchitz @ Discogs

Lifchitz @ YouTube
Lifchitz @ Google Video

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