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Catalog of Music


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CHORAL MUSIC

(unaccompanied unless otherwise noted)              


Vergine Bella 2013, 3', SATB, Tenor Solo, text by Francesco Petrarca (Italian; English trans.)
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Memory: A Riddle 2012, 3', SATB, Piano, Percussion, Strings, text by Robert Bode

Haiku for Stone 2012, 4', SATB, Piano, Percussion, Strings, text by Robert Bode

Fantasy on "O Mirtillo" 2011, 8', SATB, text by Robert Bode; Italian by Battista Guarini
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The First Day 2006, 10', SATB, Baritone Solo, Clarinet, Harp, text by Robert Bode
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Three Snow Songs 2005, 12', SATB, Piano 4-hands, texts by Robert Bode
1.Fanfare to Winter 2.In the Silence 3.Angels in the Snow
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In Dreams 2003, 4', SATB, text by Robert Bode
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Crickets and Commas 2003, 5', SATB, Piano (or SSA, Piano) texts by Robert Bode
1.Comma 2.Tumbleweed 3.Lightning 4.Crickets 5.Preposition
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Night 2003, 4', SATB, Piano, text by Robert Bode
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Variations on Three American Folksongs 2001, 15', SATB, Piano 4-hands (or Solo Piano)
Traditional texts 1.Sweet Betsy 2.Streets of Laredo 3.Clementine
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Behold the Man 2001, 5', SATB, text by Jean de la Ceppède
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The All of Everyone 1998, 8', SATB, Mezzo-soprano Solo, Brass, text by Art Kirn

Postcards from Frank 1997, 5', TTBB, Piano, texts by Frank  LoScalzo
1.Hydra, Greece, August 1986  2.Hydra, Greece, August 1995  3.Jaipur, India, March 1987  
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I Waken to a Calling 1996, SSAATTBB, text by Delmore Schwartz

Rhapsody on a Sonnet 1995, 8', TTBB, Oboe, Horn, Piano, text by Michelangelo (English trans.)

In Solemn Defiance 1992, 7', TTBB, Oboe

Sun Songs and Nocturnes 1991, 26', TTBB, Orchestra, texts by various American poets

Voices 1991, 8', SATB, Piano 4-hands, text by Mervyn Goldstein

Fading Riches 1990, 10', SATB, 2 Horns, Percussion (1), Piano, text by Mervyn Goldstein

Motet 1990, SATB, texts by 16th century Metaphysical Poets                                                         
1.Portrait 2.Behold the Man 3.Creation            

A Moment in Time 1989, 10', TTBB, Chamber Orchestra, text by Mervyn Goldstein
 1 1 1 0 – 2 1 0 0, Timp.-Perc.(1), Piano, Strings


The Waking 1988, 9', SATB, Piano 4-hands, text by Theodore Roethke                                  
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Cantus Humanus 1986, 14', SATB, Brass Ensemble, text by Richard Eberhart

Jubilation 1986, 11', SATB, Brass Septet (2 2 2 1) Timp.-Perc.(1), Piano                              
 texts by William Wordworth, John David Earnest


Celebration 1985, 6', SATB, Treble Choir, Flute, Clarinet, Harp, Piano, text by Mervyn Goldstein

The Incomparable Light 1984, 14', TTBB, 2 Pianos, 2 Harps, text by Richard Eberhart

Only in the Dream 1983, 8', TTBB, Brass Ensemble (4 3 3 1), Timp.-Perc.(2), Pno., Hp.         
 text by Richard Eberhart                                                                                                             
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Only in the Dream 1983, 8', SATB, Brass Ensemble (4 3 3 1), Timp.-Perc.(2), Pno., Hp.          
text by Richard Eberhart                                                                                                              
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A Van Doren Triptych 1983, 20', SATB, Wind Ensemble (2 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1)
text by Mark Van Doren


Shine On Me 1983, SSAATTBB, text by Tray Christopher

In After Time 1982, 12', SATB, Piano 4-hands, text by Richard Eberhart                                 
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In After Time 1982, 12', SATB, Orchestra 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1, Timp.-Perc.(2), Hp., Pno., Strings
text by Richard Eberhart                                                                                                              
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In Early Light 1982, 3', SATB, text by Lisa Tracy

The Son Has Risen 1979, 4’, SATB, Brass, text by Tray Christopher

Who Is That Fat Child? 1978, 3', SATB, text by Tray Christopher

 

VOCAL MUSIC

Love 2013, 4’, Voice & Piano, text by George Herbert

War Dreams 2007, 12’, Tenor & Piano, texts by Robert Bode
1.Prelude:Elegy 2.Antietam 3.Battleground 4.Memorial 5.Little Big Horn:2007 6.Postlude:Elegy
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The Future in My Hand 2004, 10', Voice & Piano, texts by Robert Bode
1.At Dusk 2.Autumn 3.Villanelle      

Five Songs of Sophistication 2003-05, 20', Voice & Piano, texts by Robert Bode
1.Cuisine d’amour 2.The Poet’s Choice 3.A Poet to His Muse 4.Love Song 5.Inspiration         
texts by Robert Bode
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In Tommorrow's Fields 2002, 14’, Voice & Piano, texts by Robert Bode
1.Invocation 2.Passing 3.Night:Scherzo 4.Hymn
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Crickets and Commas (Five Haiku) 2001, 5', Soprano & Piano, texts by Robert Bode
1.Comma 2.Tumbleweed 3.Lightning 4.Crickets  5.Preposition
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Songs of Commitment and Union 1998-2004, Voice, Piano, texts by Rumi and Robert Bode
1.I and Thou 2.Two Hearts 3.A Promise Made
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Postcards from Frank 1996, 5', Voice & Piano, texts by Frank LoScalzo
1.Hydra, Greece, August 1986 2.Hydra, Greece, August 1995 3.Jaipur, India, March 1987
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Tales of Terror and Murder 1988, 15', Soprano, Trumpet, Cello, Piano,
1.Karl Freund's "The Mummy" 2.Murder in the Kitchen
texts by Mervyn Goldstein and Alice B. Toklas
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The Blue Estuaries 1988-1990, 22’, Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Vibraphone, Harp, Piano, texts by Louise Bogan
1.Come, break with time 2.Question in a field 3.To be sung on tthe water
4.The Daemon 5.Knowledge 6.Variations on a sentence 7.Night
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March of Enthusiasm (from Three Theatre Songs), 1978, 8', Voice & Piano
text by Tray Christopher                           
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Three E. E. Cummings Songs 1971, Voice & Piano, texts by e.e. cummings
1.when god lets my body 2.love is more thicker 3.in Just-spring
      

Songs of Hadrian (in progress) 20', Tenor & Piano, texts by Arch Brown
1.Hadrian's Prayer 2.Hadrian's Love Song 3.Hadrian's Ecstasy 4.Hadrian's Sorrow  5.Hadrian's Madness

 

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

Piano Concerto No. 2  2004, 25', Piano, Harp, String Orchestra
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Southern Exposure 2002, 9', Orchestra 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1, Timpani, Percussion (4), Harp, Piano, Strings    
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Second Symphony (The Hastening Light) 2001, 35’, Text by Walt Whitman                                                              
Solo Soprano, SATB Chorus, Orchestra 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1, Timpani, Percussion (4), Harp, Piano/Celeste, Strings

Dance Rhapsody 1996, 8', String Orchestra

Piano Concerto No. 1 1994, 30', Piano, Orchestra 3 2 3 2 – 4 3 3 1, Timpani, Percussion (3), Harp, Strings

Symphonic Dances 1993, 12', Orchestra

Sun Songs and Nocturnes 1991, 26’, TTBB Chorus, Orchestra, texts by various American poets          
2 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0, Timpani, Percussion (2), Harp, Piano, Strings                                                                      
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Bountiful Voyager 1991, rev.1993, 24',
Orchestra 2 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0, Percussion (1), Harp, Strings
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Chasing the Sun (Scherzo for Orchestra) 1987, 6'                                                         
Orchestra 3 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1, Timpani, Percussion (3), Harp, Strings
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A Permian Symphony 1981, 33', Two Narrators & Orchestra      
2 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1, Timpani, Percussion (3), Harp, Strings
text by Thomas Moore


CONCERT BAND MUSIC

Bristol Fanfare 1986, 2', Concert Band

Fanfares and Dances 1979, 12', Concert Band

 

CHAMBER MUSIC

Obsessive Waltz 2013, 7’, Piano 4-hands                                                                               
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Serenade and Dance 2013, 10’, Clarinet, Piano                                                                       
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Aria and Chorale 2004, 6', Violin, Piano                                                                                   
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Romeo and Juliet 1986, 17’, 2 Pianos
transcription of the overture by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky

Winter Dances 1985, rev.1991, 19’, Clarinet, Cello, Piano                                                       
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Trois Morceaux 1977, 11', Clarinet, Violin, Cello                                                                           
1.Bagatelle 2.Elegy 3.Caprice                                                                                                    
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Gallows Songs 1975, 15’, texts by Christian Morgenstern                                                                                                          
Narrator, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano

 

SOLO INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Three Bagatelles 2004, Piano                                                                                                       
 1.Gremlins 2.Clouds 3.March

Aria and Chorale  2001, 6', Piano

Sonata for Piano 1999, 30', Piano                                                                                     
1.Intrada 2.Cantilena 3.Obsessive Waltz

Lullaby on a Theme by John Corigliano 1996, 6', Piano

Argyle Rag 1994, 3', Piano

 

OPERA

The Theory of Everything 2009, 2 hours, 2 Acts, 10 Scenes, Libretto by Nancy Rhodes      
Voices: Soprano (light lyric), Soprano (full lyric), Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Bass-Baritone   
Chorus SATB of 8, Orchestra 1 1 1 1 – 2 1 0 0, Perc(1), Pno/Cel, Hp, Strings 3 3 2 2 1 (min.) 
                    

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1997, 50', 1 Act, Libretto by Mervyn Goldstein                    
Voices: Soprano (lyric), Mezzo-soprano, Baritone  
Piano                                                     
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A Desperate Waltz 1992, 50', 1 Act, 14 Scenes, Libretto by Mervyn Goldstein                    
Voices: Soprano (full lyric), Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone                                                
Clarinet, Cello, Piano


Howard 1979, rev.1986-87, 30', 1 Act, 4 Scenes, Libretto by Tray Christopher                           
Voices: 2 Sopranos, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, 2 Baritones, Bass, Narrator (male)
Clarinet, Cello, Piano                                                                                                                  
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Opera of the Worms 1979, rev.1983, 15', A Miniature Garden Fantasy, Libretto by Rene Ricard
Solo Soprano (lyric), Dancers/Mimes (2-4)
Flute, Clarinet, Cello, Vibraphone, Piano                                                                                   
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