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Alex Shapiro

Alex Shapiro's compositions are published by ACTIVIST MUSIC, an ASCAP publishing company.

         

To easily purchase scores and parts, please fill out the Order Form below. Dealer discounts are available for all works in the catalog. Score orders

Music is available in bound scores, or can be purchased at half-price as .pdf files.

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Library licensing:

The leading production music library in America, Omnimusic, has launched its latest special collection titled MusicOutsideTheBox, and it includes many tracks of Alex Shapiro's unique and unclassifiable-sounding music, available to license for film, TV, games, corporate and online media.

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All chamber music scores and parts are 8 1/2" x 11". Concert band works conductor scores are either 11" x 17" or 9" x 12" and their parts are either 8 1/2" x 11" or 9" x 12".

All materials are laser printed on heavy stock, covered, and staple bound; conductor scores for band works are staple (9" x 12") or coil bound (11" x 17").

Each set includes information including the duration of the piece, as well as descriptive notes and a brief composer bio for a printed program. For rehearsal and performance, great care has been taken to provide the best possible page turns for each part.

If requested, a demo MP3 of the work can be included with your score order and delivered via email. Please indicate your wish in the comment area of the PayPal form. Should any questions arise regarding the music, Ms. Shapiro welcomes inquiries via email email Alex! and responds promptly.

Visit the Works Works page of this website for publishing details, program notes, score samples and audio clips of each of the pieces in the Activist Music catalog.

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All prices are in U.S. dollars. Postage and/or handling to anywhere in the U.S. is just $5.00, no matter how many scores/pdfs and CDs/mp3s you choose. International orders will be shipped as economically as possible. In addition to the $5 shipping handling fee automatically charged, you will receive an email with a quote for the remaining shipping charge.

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The following scores are listed alphabetically:

TITLE NAME: _____A-H_____I-Q_____R-Z_____

Score and parts
Bound or PDF
Price
Purchase
Archipelago
(string quartet, dbl bass, woodwind quintet, and piano)


info
$55 or $28
Print or digital:
At the Abyss
(piano, marimba, vibes and perc.)


info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Below
(
contrabass flute & audio track)
(contrabass clarinet & audio track)
(tuba & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Beneath
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio tracks. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.

info
$150
Digital download:
Beneath, score and track only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score and audio track.

info
$25
Digital download:
Bioplasm
(flute quartet)


info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Bioplasm
(flute choir)


info
$70 or $35
Score or digital:
Bioplasm, conductor score only
(flute choir)


info
$35 or $10
Print or digital:
Brat
(alto sax and piano)
(clarinet and piano)
(oboe and piano)
(viola and harpsichord)


info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Celebrate!
(SATB or SSA choir & piano)
Please specify number of copies needed.


info

$2.00 per copy; minimum 12 copies
Print or digital:
PDF files: email Alex
Current Events
(2 violins, 2 violas, & cello)


info
$45 or $23
Print or digital:

Deep
(
contrabassoon & audio track)
(contrabass clarinet & audio track)
(tuba & audio track)
(6-string electric cello & audio track)


info

$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Depth
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio tracks. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.

info
$150
Digital download:
Depth, score and track only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score and audio track.

info
$25
Digital download:
Desert Notes
(oboe, bassoon & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Desert Passage
(violin, cello & piano)
(violin, tenor saxophone & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Desert Run
(oboe, clarinet & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Desert Thoughts
(flute, clarinet & piano)


info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:

Desert Tide
(
soprano saxophone & audio track)

info

$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Desert Waves
(5-string electric violin & audio track)


info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Elegiac
(clarinet, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Elegy
(trumpet, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Even Deeper
(double reed choir & audio track)

info
$100 or $50
Print or digital:
Evensong Suite
(flute, clarinet, bassoon & piano)

info
$45 or $22
Print or digital:
Evolve
(electric viola & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Five Squared
(string quartet)

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
For My Father
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Homecoming
(symphonic wind band)

Conductor score and one set of parts. Please specify number needed for each part.

info
$200 or $100
Print or digital:
Homecoming, score only
(symphonic wind band)

Conductor score.

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Immersion
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio tracks. Each movement (Depth, Surface, Beneath) is available separately.

info
$350
Digital download:
Immersion, score and tracks only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score and audio tracks.

info
$60
Digital download:
Intermezzo
(cello and piano)
(clarinet and piano)
(bass flute and piano)
(clarinet and harp)
(flute and harp)
(bass flute and harp)

$15 or $8
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Intermezzo for Piano

info
$10 or $5
Print or digital:
Introspect
(string quartet)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Journey
(5-string electric violin & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Kettle Brew
(timpani, percussion, & audio track)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Liquid Compass
(symphonic wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$195.00
Print or digital:

This title is also available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Liquid Compass, score only
(concert wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$35.00
Print or digital:

This title is also available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Luvina
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Music for Two Big Instruments
(tuba & piano)

info
$25 or $14
Print or digital:
Music for Four Big Instruments
(tuba, piano, double bass, drum set)

info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Of Air and Touch
(oboe & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Bow and Touch
(double bass & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Breath and Touch
(bassoon & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of String and Touch
(viola & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Wind and Touch
(baritone saxophone & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Of Wood and Touch
(cello & piano)

info
$25 or $12
Print or digital:
Paper Cut
(concert wind band, printer paper, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$60.00
This title is only available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Paper Cut, score only
(concert wind band, printer paper, & audio track). Conductor score.

info
$10.00
This title is only available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Perpetual Spark
(flute/piccolo, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano)

info
$50 or $25
Print or digital:

Piano Suite No. 1:
The Resonance of Childhood

(solo piano)

info

$18 or $9
Print or digital:
Piano Trio No. 1: Elegy
(violin, cello & piano)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:
Remembrance
(string orchestra).
Conductor score and one set of parts.


info
$175 or $100
Print or digital:
Remembrance (score only)
(string orchestra). Conductor score.

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:

Re:pair
(flute duet)
(flute and oboe)

(flute and bassoon)

(clarinet and bassoon)

(bassoon duet)

(two baroque flutes)

info

$15 or $8
Print or digital:
Choose a version:
Shiny Kiss
(solo flute; C flute or Alto)

info
$10 or $5
Print or digital:
Select instrument:
Slip
(violin and harpsichord)

info
$20 or $10
Print or digital:
Slipping
(violin, harpsichord and percussion)

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Slowly, searching
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Sonata for Piano

info
$22 or $11
Print or digital:
Spark
(solo piano)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Surface
(symphonic wind band & tracks)

Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio tracks. Also available as part of the piece, Immersion.

info
$150
Digital download:
Surface, score and track only
(symphonic wind band & audio tracks)

Conductor score and audio track.

info
$25
Digital download:
Three Insanities
(viola and harpsichord)

info
$36 or $18
Print or digital:
Tight Squeeze
(concert wind band, & audio track). Conductor score, one set of parts, and audio downloads.

info
$80
Print or digital:
This title is also available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Tight Squeeze, score only
(concert wind band, & audio track).Conductor score.

info
$15
Print or digital:

This title is also available through Hal Leonard Corp.

Hal Leonard
Transplant
(organ)

info
$12 or $6
Print or digital:
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

info
$35 or $18
Print or digital:
Unabashedly
(flute/picc, violin, cello and piano)

info
$40 or $20
Print or digital:
Unabashedly More
(flute/piccolo, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano)

info
$50 or $25
Print or digital:
Unabashedly Said
(flute/piccolo, clarinet, French horn, violin, cello, piano)

info
$50 or $25
Print or digital:
Vendaval de Luvina
(piano & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Vista
(violin & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Water Crossing
(Bb Clarinet & audio track)

info
$25 or $15
Print or digital:
Water Voyage
(Bb Clarinet Duet & audio track)

info
$30 or $15
Print or digital:

Download of Solo Piano Music Collection
(includes full pdfs for eight Shapiro piano works)

The password and access code to the link will be emailed to you.

info

 

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Purchase
Notes from the Kelp
Notes from the Kelp
featuring
Eight Shapiro chamber works
info about CD

$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Excelsior
Excelsior
featuring
Perpetual Spark
info about CD

info about piece
$12.80
or
Download:

Cedille Records

iTunes link

The Dreams of Birds
The Dreams of Birds
featuring
Intermezzo
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
2013 Midwest Clinic
2013 Midwest Clinic: VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band
featuring
Tight Squeeze
info about CD

info about piece
Download:
iTunes link
The 65th Midwest Clinic
The 65th Annual Midwest Clinic
featuring
Paper Cut
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
An Robert Schumann
An Robert Schumann
featuring
Slowly, searching
info about CD

info about piece
$19.00
Below
Below: Music for Low Flutes
featuring
Below
info about CD

info about piece
$20.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Delicate Balance
Delicate Balance
featuring
Water Crossing
info about CD

info about piece
$11.98
or
Download:

Aucourant Records

iTunes link

Solo Rumores
Solo Rumores
featuring
Luvina
info about CD

info about piece
$14.00
or
Download:

iTunes link

Saxtronic Soundscape
Saxtronic Soundscape
featuring
Desert Tide
info about CD

info about piece
$16.00
Trumpet Colors
Trumpet Colors
featuring
Elegy
info about CD

info about piece
$14.00
or
Download:

iTunes link
60 x 60
60x60 2004/2005 (2 CD set)
featuring
Unhinged
info about CD

info about piece
$18.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
La Discordantia
La Discordantia
featuring
Slip
info about CD
info about piece
$18.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Californian Concert
Californian Concert:
Music of European Immigrants and
Their American Contemporaries

featuring
For My Father
info about CD
info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Jenni Scott

Jenni Scott
featuring
Shiny Kiss

info about CD
info about piece

$15.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Music for Hammers and Sticks
Music for Hammers & Sticks
featuring
At the Abyss
info about CD

info about piece
$12.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Coast to Coast
Coast to Coast
featuring
Music for Two Big Instruments
info about CD

info about piece
$15.00
or
Download:

iTunes link
Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
featuring
Bioplasm
info about CD

info about piece
$14.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Beck and Call
Beck and Call
featuring
Of Breath and Touch and
Deep
info about CD

info about Of Breath & Touch
info about Deep
$14.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
Clariphonia
Clariphonia:
Music of the 20th Century
on Clarinet
featuring
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

info about CD

info about piece
$12.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
New American Piano Music
Teresa McCollough:
New American Piano Music

featuring
Sonata for Piano
info about CD
info about piece
$12.00
or
Download:
iTunes link
William Garrison Competition
William Garrison Piano Competition
featuring
Scherzo, from Sonata for Piano
info about CD
info about piece
$10.00
Chakra Suite

Chakra Suite (Download single)
info about
Chakra Suite

A link to the MP3 download will be emailed to you.

$3.00

Shapiro sampler

Shapiro band music sampler

Alex Shapiro:
Sampler

Request up to 4 downloads of unreleased works (not available on the CDs above). Please include choices in the box at right, as well as in the "Special Instructions" box during checkout. Subject to availablity.

$8.00
Link to MP3s will be emailed.
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You will receive an email from PayPal confirming your order and payment. In most cases, within 24 hours you will receive a personal follow-up email containing the link to a private download page and access password for your purchase.

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