Click on each title to listen to samples from Kathryn's compositions:

The Calm Before...  (for viola and piano, 2019)

Budapest 1919 (Three songs for high voice, clarinet or trumpet, piano, 2016)

revolutionary scarlet  (Three character pieces for solo viola, 2015)

Glimmer (for oboe, clarinet, cello, piano, 2010)

Lyric Suite (for prepared piano, 2008) - From the CD Journeys (click here)

 

She also composes pedagogical works for piano:

Creepy Suite (2019) - early intermediate level

Ancient Omens (2018) - intermediate

Royal Portraits (2014) - advanced intermediate

 

In addition to her own compositions, Kathryn Woodard publishes a series of sheet music titles in cooperation with the publisher Sonic Crossroads. They are available as digital downloads through SheetMusicPlus.com. 

Titles include arrangements of traditional melodies, newly edited scores by prominent composers, and otherwise unavailable works culled from archives. (New links to scores, video and audio will be available soon.) 

A select number of print titles are also available: 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music - Volume I (Elementary Level) Includes works by Alnar, Baran, Erkin, Saygun, Sun and with pedagogical notes by Kathryn Woodard ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping in the U.S.) 

View video here 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music - Volume II (Intermediate Level) Includes works by Alnar, Baran, Bayraktar, Erkin, Mimaroglu, Saygun, Sun and with pedagogical notes by Kathryn Woodard ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping) 

View video here 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music - Volume III (Advanced Level) Includes works by Akses, Alnar, Baran, Erkin, Saygun, Sun, Ucarsu and with pedagogical notes by Kathryn Woodard ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping) 

View video here 

Children's Pieces by Ilhan Baran ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping) 

Children's Pieces (four-hand arrangement) by Ilhan Baran ($15.00) 

Inci's Book by A. Adnan Saygun - seven elementary piano pieces ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping) 

Royal Portraits by Kathryn Woodard. A set of intermediate piano pieces inspired by four historical 

figures. ($15.00 - includes tax & shipping) 

Ensemble scores 

Links here are for ensemble titles, both large and small, and available as digital downloads. Each link provides a preview of the score at the SheetMusicPlus.com site. Some also have audio previews. 

My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free by Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791)  (Listen to a reading here) 

Arrangement for soprano, strings and piano (or harpsichord) available in A major, G Major or F Major 

The Toast (to General George Washington) by Francis Hopkinson (Listen to a reading here) 

The instrumentation for these selections is flexible. They can performed as songs or purely instrumental in any configuration. 

Video of the keyboard arrangements is available on our main page. Also check out the short biographical essay on Hopkinson on our research page. 

Arrangements of selected Turkish piano pieces: 

Aegean Spring (full score) by Ulvi Cemal Erkin (arr. for orchestra) Part are available for rental. 

I. Lively Dance 

II. Village Dance 

III. Folk Song (Aglama, Yar, Aglama) 

IV. Zeybek 

(Instrumentation for Aegean Spring is 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 2 hn, tpt, tn, eu, tb, tp, strings - with optional frame drum solo) 

Anatolian Sketches  by Ulvi Cemal Erkin 

Arranged for string orchestra - Listen to a reading here 

Prelude and Fugue in B-flat Minor by J.S. Bach 

Arranged for 5-part clarinet choir 

Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp Minor by Dmitri Shostakovich 

Arranged for two A clarinets and bassoon 

Prelude and Fugue No. 8 by Dmitri Shostakovich 

The same prelude and fugue as above, transposed to G Minor and arranged for two B-flat clarinets and bass clarinet (or bassoon) 

Turkish Suite by Hasan Ferit Alnar 

Arrangement of Eight Piano Pieces (1935) for woodwind quintet 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for chamber wind ensemble (14 players) 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for strings (orchestra or quintet) Listen to a reading here 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for woodwind quintet 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for brass quintet 

Victory March by Leyla Saz arranged for Concert Band 

Watch a performance of the concert band arrangement here 

Solo scores 

 Links here include works for solo piano as well as solo instrument with piano accompaniment available as digital downloads. Each link provides a preview of the score at the SheetMusicPlus.com site. Most also include an audio preview. 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music, Vol. I (Elementary) is now available as a digital download! ($8.95) 

View videos of each selection here 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music, Vol. II (Intermediate) ($10.95) 

View videos of each selection here 

Anthology of Turkish Piano Music, Vol. III (Advanced) ($12.95) 

View videos of each selection here 

SOLO PIANO WORKS: 

(Several individual pieces are featured in the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music - see above) 

Ten Piano Pieces by Necil Kazim Akses 

Eight Piano Pieces by Hasan Ferit Alnar - Listen to audio samples here or in the audio player 

Turkish Dance Suite by Hasan Ferit Alnar 

Three Abstract Dances by Ilhan Baran 

Three Bagatelles by Ilhan Baran (coming soon!) 

Two-voice Sonatinas by Ilhan Baran (coming soon!) 

Little Suite by Ilhan Baran (Select pieces can be heard in the audio player) 

Children's Pieces by Ilhan Baran (Listen to audio of each piece here) 

Children's Pieces (four-hand arrangement) by Ilhan Baran 

Black and White by Ilhan Baran (Listen to audio samples here) 

Summer in the World by Ivan Bozicevic (harpsichord or piano) 

Five Drops by Ulvi Cemal Erkin (Listen to audio samples here or in the audio player) 

Impressions by Ulvi Cemal Erkin (Listen to samples in the audio player) 

Piano Sonata (1946) by Ulvi Cemal Erkin 

Diary of a Madman by Pavel Kopecky 

Dialects No. 1 by Gyimah Labi 

Dialects No. 2 by Gyimah Labi 

Dialects No. 3 by Gyimah Labi 

Dialects No. 4 by Gyimah Labi 

Dialects No. 5 by Gyimah Labi 

Parvaneh (Butterfly) by E. Melik-Aslanian (This title is currently unavailable for sale. SheetMusicPlus is very helpful in arranging international copyrights. However, for this title it was not possible. We provide the link so that those interested know that the piece exists.) 

22 Pieces (for right hand alone) by Ilhan Mimarolgu 

Bagatelles by Ilhan Mimaroglu 

From the Other Diary by Ilhan Mimaroglu 

Monologue IV (for right hand alone) by Ilhan Mimaroglu 

Rosa by Ilhan Mimaroglu 

Three Piano Pieces by Ilhan Mimaroglu 

Turkish Scenes by Cemal Resit Rey 

Ten Turkish Folk Songs by Cemal Resit Rey 

Inci's Book, Op. 10 by A. Adnan Saygun (The complete set can be heard in the audio player) 

Theme and Variations by A. Adnan Saygun (Listen to a performance here) 

Three Short Piano Pieces by Alan Sentman 

Victory March by Leyla Saz (piano version; also included in the Anthology, Vol. II - see above) 

 

WORKS FOR SOLO VOICE/INSTRUMENT AND PIANO: 

Sonata for Flute and Piano by Necil Kazim Akses 

Canto de la ave rapiega (for cello and piano) by Ivan Bozicevic 

Die Rose von Stambul by Leo Fall (operetta vocal score) 

Sivas Düz Halayi (Turkish folk song for Baritone and Piano) by A. Adnan Saygun 

Victory March (for solo treble instrument) by Leyla Saz 

Three Sonatinas for Clarinet and Piano by Ilhan Usmanbas 

Budapest 1919 (Three songs for high voice, B-flat tpt or cl, piano) by Kathryn Woodard

 

 

NEWS

Mid-America Freedom Band under the direction of Lee Hartman will perform "Victory March" by Leyla Saz/(Woodard), March 1, 2020 in Kansas City, MO

 

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