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CARSON KIEVMAN
List of Works (Orchestra, Stage/Multimedia Works, Chamber &Vocal Music)

Works-in-Progress

HeerRanja (in progress)-- World Music Opera - Based on the ancient South Asian Punjabi folk tale and the epic poetry of Warris Shaw

TESLA Opera
-- (in progress) Opera/Soundtheater. Music by Carson Kievman. Libretto by playwright, Thomas Babe. Two Scenes: Prologue for Mark Twain & Parallel Worlds of Tesla and Edison (Split Lab) Scene 5 performed in staged workshop at the 2004 New York City Opera Vox Festival of New Opera. John Yaffé, Music Director.  Project originated at the Eugene O'Neill Music Theater Conference.  Principals: Nikola Tesla (ten.), Thomas Edison (bar.), George Westinghouse (ten.), J.P. Morgan (bs.), Charles Steinmetz (bar.), Ann Berry (sop.), Tom (the boy) (boy ten.), Mark Twain (ten.), Small Chorus - Extra Characters (4-10). 2 - 2 - 2 - 2/2 - 2 - 2 – 1, 3 Sampling keyboards, 2 Percussion, strings.

Orchestra works

Symphony No. 6(No Man’s Land) Orchestra (2014). Duration approx. 31’ 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn) / 4 -2 - 2 – 1 / timp., tub. bells., vib., mba, glock, str.

Dear John - (Mvt. 1) from New Amsterdam, Chamber Symphony No. 1(628) - (in progress). Commissioned by Lawrence Remmel for the Collegiate School Orchestra -Premiered by the South Dakota Chamber Symphony, Deltya David Gier, conductor (South Dakota Symphony) November 2008 (Chamber Version premiere by the SoBe Arts Chamber Ensemble at Open Friday Concert @ SoBe Institute of the Arts June 2008) . Dedicated to John Lennon on the 25th anniversary of his death.

Symphony No. 5 -- Orchestra (2010). Duration approx. 43’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., perc. (5)., pno., str.

Symphony No. 4 -- (Biodiversity) Orchestra (1998/2013). First reading (mvt. 1 & 2) by the New Jersey Symphony on April 21, 1998 at Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor. Duration approx: 58 ’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., 2 hp., str.

Symphony No. 3 - (Hurricane) -- Orchestra 1993-95. Recorded by the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Katowice, Delta David Gier - conductor. MPA Records.
Duration 31’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., hp., str.

Symphony No. 2(42)  - Orchestra & Chorus 1990-91. CD on New Albion Records (NA081 - distr. Koch Int.). Recorded by the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra - Katowice and Polish radio Choir of Krakow, Delta David Gier - conductor. Commissioned by the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd, Conductor – December 1991. First public performance of "Resurrection" (Movement 4) by The Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Broward Performing Arts Center, James Judd, conductor -- December 1991. First public performance of "Elegy" (Mvt 2) & "Passage" (Mvt 3) by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra during the Spoleto Festival –1996.
Duration 57’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., 2 hp., satb., str.

Hamlet Overture -- Orchestra 1991 (from Hamlet). Duration 15’. 2 – 2 (e.h.) – 2 (b. cl.) – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 2 perc., pno., str.

Prologue -- Orchestra revised 1991 (from California Mystery Park. First public "reading" by the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Gusman Hall, University of Miami, James Judd, conductor -- May 1991.  Duration 5’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.

Fanfare -- Orchestra (1990). (withdrawn in 1993). First public performance Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Gusman Performing Arts Center, Miami, James Judd, conductor -- February 1990. Commissioned by The Florida Philhamonic Orchestra to honor Aaron Copland

Symphony No. 1 --Orchestra (1986). (withdrawn in 1991).

Orchestra Suite -- Orchestra. (1987) (from California Mystery Park). Duration 15’. 2 (alto) – 2 (e.h.) – 2 – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.

Overture, Prologue & Prelude -- Orchestra (1980. Rev. 1991) (from California Mystery Park). Duration 30’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.

Orchestra Suite -- Orchestra (1987) (from Intelligent Systems 1984). Duration 15’. 2 – 2 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., 2 perc., sampler-synth., str.

Music for Percussion, Piano & Small Orchestra -- Piano, Percussion & Orchestra (1983). Commissioned by The Pennsylvania Ballet. First public performance: Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, Schubert Theater, Philadelphia, 1983. Duration 20-25’. 1 – 0 – 2 (bs. cl.) – 0 / 1 – 0 – 1 – 0 / 1 perc., tape, pno., str.

Piano Concert - (Prisoners of Conscience)-- Piano & Orchestra -- (1981). Commissioned by David Arden. First public performance (concert version): Florida Philharmonic Orch., Gusman Hall, U of Miami, David Arden, piano, James Judd, conductor -- May 1991. (For theatrical version see Opera/Music-Theater)
Duration 31’. 2 (picc.) - 2 – 3 (Bb, A, Eb, bs. cl.) – 1 (cbsn.) / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., 1 perc., str.

Hollowangels -- Chamber or Full Orchestra (1975). BMI Award 1976. Duration 17’. 3 (picc.) - 2 – 4 (bs. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 3 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 2 perc., electr. gtr., pno (cel.)., str.

Opera/Music-Theater & Ballet

Songs of the White Woman -- Opera (soprano, baritone & instruments) (in progress 1995 -- current). First public performance of Act 1: Mannheim National Theater, Germany -- 1995. Complete opera workshop planned for Princeton University Jan 13 & May 11, 1998.  White Woman (soprano), Bank Examiner (baritone). Duration 1 - 1 ½ hours. 1 – 1 (bs. cl) – 0 – 0 / 0 – 0 – 0 – 0 / 2 perc., pno., tape, vln., vla., vcl.

Contrabassami-- Music-Theater for solo Contrabass (1996). Commissioned by Fernando Grillo, Perguia, Italy. Video production being planned by Bertrum Turetsky at UCSD 1999.  First Performance Bertrum Turetsky, soloist.  Coproduction of The Composer's Ensemble at Princeton and the Princeton Program in Theater & Dance.  Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University May 14, 1999  Duration 15-20’. solo contrabass.

HAMLET Opera - Opera, (Libretto - Kievman. Text by W. Shakespeare). (in progress -- 1987- current). First public "reading" of scene sketches at The Public Theater, New York -- April 1990. Joseph Papp, producer. Carson Kievman, stage direction. Originally commissioned by the New York Shakespeare Festival. Double parts according to production needs (15 singers minimum) - Principals: Hamlet (bar. w/ falsetto or lyric ten.), Ophelia (sop.), Gertrude (mz. sop.), Claudius (bs/bar.), Polonius (bar.), Laertes (bar.), Rosencrantz (bs/bar.), Guildenstern (ten.), Horatio (ten.), Ghost (bs.). Other Players: A Captain, Reynaldo, Cornelius, 3rd Clown, Gravedigger (bar. w/ falsetto), Hamlet # 2, English Ambassador (bs/bar.), 1st Player King, A Priest, Barnardo, Fortinbras (bar.),3 rd Player, Messenger, Attendent, Voltemand, A Gentleman, Fransico, 1st Clown, Osric, 2nd Clown (ten.), Player Queen (mz. sop.), Chorus (included).  Duration 2 1/2; hours. 1 – 0 – 2 (bs. cl.) – 0 / 2 – 2 – 0 – 0 / 1 perc., pno (samplers)., str. (min. config. 2 vln., vcl., cb (electric & acoustic). Augment in sections).

Intelligent Systems -- Opera, (Libretto - Kievman) (1982-84). Commissioned by Sudwestfunk, Baden-Baden for the Donaueschingen Musik Tages, Germany and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Puppet costume design by Robert Israel; lighting design by Pat Collins: set design by Carson Kievman.  Lyric Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Lyric Tenor, Lyric Baritone, Baritone/Bass. 6 dancers optional.  Duration 1 1/2; hours. 1 (a., picc.) – 0 – 2 (bs. cl.) – 0 / 1 – 0 – 0 – 0 / 2 perc., tape, pno (sampler)., 2 vln., vcl., cb (electr. bs.) (augment by sections).

Music for Percussion, Piano & Small Orchestra-- Ballet (Ordinary Rhythms) -- Piano, Percussion & Orchestra (1983). Commissioned by The Pennsylvania Ballet. First public performance: The Pennsylvania Ballet Theater, Philadelphia. Lynn Taylor-Corbett, Choreographer -- Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra -- 1983.  Duration 20-25’. 1 – 0 – 2 (bs. cl.) – 0 / 1 – 0 – 1 – 0 / 1 perc., tape, pno., str.

Piano Concert - (Prisoners of Conscience) -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Piano, Mechanical Set & Orchestra -- (1981). First public performance (workshop theatrical version): The Harquail Theater, Grand Cayman Island. BWI 1986. Paintings by John Shaw; mechanical set design by Carson Kievman. First public "Reading" (concert version): Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Gusman Hall, University of Miami, David Arden, piano, James Judd, conductor -- 1991.  Duration 50’. 2 (picc.) - 2 – 3 (Bb, A, Eb, bs. cl.) – 1 (cbsn.) / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., 1 perc., str.

Red Light - Green Light --Opera (Libretto - Kievman) (1981).  Sop. (3), Mezzo Sop., Alto, Ten. (3), Bar., Bs.  Duration 1 hours. 1 (picc.) – 1 – 1 (bs. cl.) – 1 (cbsn.) / 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., gtr (lute, banjo)., pno (hpschd) str. (5 min.).

California Mystery Park -- Opera, (Libretto - Kievman. Add. text by E. Millay & A. Brock) (1979-1980). First public "reading" of two scenes from the opera: American Opera Projects, John Yaffe, conductor, Carson Kievman, stage director. New, York (Soho), New York -- April 1993.  Principals: 55 (bar.), Older girl (sop.), Girl (sop.), Stepmother (mz. sop.). Supporting players: Mother/Aunt ( Alto), Grandfather (bs.), Stepsister 1 (col. sop.), Stepsister 2 (sop.), Stepsister 3 (sop.), Stepbrother (ten.), Uncle (bar.), Cousin (ten.). Extra Players: (Chorus optional) 55’s Look-a-like #1 (bs/bar.), 55’s Look-a-like #2 (non-singing role), 55’s Look-a-like #3 (non-singing role). Some members of the orchestra play auxiliary roles (unless chorus extras available). Stage characters include Waiters, Waitresses, Lords & Ladies, etc. Percussionists portray Tour Guides (barkers). Duration 2’. 1 (picc., alto)–1 (e.h.) – 2 (bs. cl.) – 1 (cbsn) / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp. (amp.), pno. (hpchd), str.

Wake Up, It's Time To Go To Bed! -- Opera/Music-Theater, (Libretto - Kievman) (1978). Commissioned by The Tanglewood Music Festival and the Fromm Foundation at Harvard. First public performance: Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music. Festival Players, Theodore Antoniou, conductor -- August 1978. Produced by Joseph Papp for the New York Shakespeare Festival 1979.  Principals: Orpheus (actor), Eurydice (mz sop.), Man 1 (ten. – also plays Tibetan bells), Man 2 (bar.),  Man 3 (bs – also plays Tibetan bells), Boy Orpheus (actor), 2 or 3 additional Children, Optional Chorus. Duration 40’. 1 (picc.) – 0 – 1 (bs. cl., ten. Sax.) – 0 / 0 – 0 – 0 – 0 / 2 perc., tape, hp, pno, 2 vln., cb.

Ladies Voices (The Repercussive Sojourn) -- Opera (Libretto - Kievman. Play by Gertrude Stein) 1973/74. Women's Chorus, Percussion Ensemble, Trumpet, Japanese Koto & Shakuhachi. BMI Award ‘74.   Duration 1 hour. 18 voice women’s chorus, shakuhachi, koto, trumpet, percussion ensemble (9).

A Glass Bead Game -- Opera, (Libretto - Kievman) 1973/74 – revised 1977. First public performance: California Institute of the Arts. Gesamptkunstwerk Ensemble. Adam Stern, cond. -- 1974. (withdrawn 1995)   Duration 1 ½ hours. Sop., Mz. Sop., Alto, chamber orchestra.

Gallery (After A Song And Dance) -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Soprano Solo (1977). First public performance: Centre Cultural Americain, Paris, Joan Callopy, soprano -- 1977. Associated Music Publishers/G. Schirmer, Inc. New York/London -- 1984.   Duration 20 – 30’. Sop., Mime.

.Just Enough Rope ( To.. .) -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Version I; Percussion/Piano Duo. Version 2; Chamber Ensemble & Singers. Version 3; Chamber Ensemble & Mixed Chorus. Version 4; Mixed Chorus & Tape. -- 1976. Commissioned by The Arden/Jullich Duo. First public performance: New School for Social Research, NYC. Composers Forum. Arden/Jullich Duo & New York Chamber Ensemble -- 1977.

The Temporary & Tentative Extended Piano -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Solo Piano (1976/77). Commissioned by David Arden. Recorded for release in 1999 on CRI Records (New World Records) -- David Arden - piano. First complete public performance: British Broadcasting Corporation, London. David Arden, piano -- 1977. First theatrical performance: The Public Theater, Joseph Papp, Producer -- 1979.

Multinationals & The Heavens -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Percussion Ensemble & String Quartet -- 1976. First public performance: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Percussion Ensemble, John Bergamo, director. Cal Arts String Quartet. Carson Kievman, conductor -- 1976. First full production: The Public Theater, Joseph Papp, Producer -- 1979. Jury & Participants Prize - 4th International Composer's Festival - Boswil/Zurich Switzerland 1976.

The Earth Only Endures -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Chamber Ensemble & Singers -- (Hand Puppet Theater) 1975. First public performance: Tanglewood Festival. -- 975. Tanglewood Margaret Grant Memorial Composition Prize 1975.

J.P. Confessions of a Saxophone-- Ballet -- Chamber Ensemble (1974). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia -- 1975.

Naked Masks -- Ballet -- Organ Solo (1974). First public performance: First Pres. Church, Long Beach, Calif. James Bossert, pipe organ -- 1974.

The Point, a common agreement -- Soundtheater (Musical Game) -- Chamber Ensemble -- 1973. First public performance: Institute for Sonology, Utrecht, Netherlands 1977.

Concerto for Bassoon (& Fire Alarm System) -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- Percussion Ensemble & Bassoon -- 1973. First public performance: California Institute of the Arts. S. Braunstein, bsn -- 1974.

String (a condition attached to a plan) Rumble (a fight between teenage gangs) -- Soundtheater (Music-Theater) -- String Ensemble or String Orchestra -- 1973. First public performance: California Institute of the Arts. Cal Arts String Ensemble -- 1974.

Chamber Music

Late Night / Piano Quintet –
(2011) Written for American Masterworks Festival, SoBe Arts 2011. Duration 6’.  vln. (2), vla., clo., pno 

Sine Nomine (auctoreIgnoto) – String Sextet Version (2010). First Performance by Kim Kashkashian, Matt Haimovitz, Lara St. John, Anastasia Khitruk, David Cole, Matthew Davies during SoBe Arts American Masterworks String Festival finale Concert at The Colony Theater, Miami Beach December 10, 2010.  (originally commissioned for the Binchois Consort by the International Josquin Conference, Princeton University). Duration 9’30”.  vln. (2), vla. (2), clo. (2).

HeerRanja Protostringnody – (2010) Premiere of instrumental version during Around the World with Music,SoBe ArtsOpen Friday Concert, December 17, 2010. Duration 7’30”. vln. (2), vla., clo., tubular bells(originally written for Paul Hillier’s Theater of Voices).

Geneva on Tuesday - Violin Solo or Violin and Piano (2010). Premiere violin solo version Daisuke Yamamoto. Vintage "Kimono as Art" Fashion Show, Presented by Art Lexing, October 22, 2010. Premiere Violin and Piano version by Taichi Akutsu, violin & Adam Chefitzm piano. Around the World with Music, SoBe Arts Open Friday Concert, December 17, 2010.

Old Globe Trotting - Violin, Guitar, Flute (2006)

Remmel - Violin, Cello, 2 Pianos (optional percussion) - commission by Lawrence Remmel, NYC

Heer Ranja Prototype -- 1 Soprano, 1 Alto, 1 Tenors, 1Baritone/Bass Tubular Bells (2002).  Written for Paul Hilliar's Theater of Voices. Premiere of instrumental version: Heer Ranja Protostringnody during Around the World with Music,SoBe Arts Open Friday Concert, December 17, 2010.

Henry Eight's Harvest -- 2 Male Altos, 2 Tenors, 2 Baritones, 2 Bass, Church Bells (2000).  Commissioned by Henry's Eight.  First Performance at opening concert of the Niedersachsische MusikTages in Lower Saxony Germany, September 10, 2000

Sine Nomine (auctore Ignoto) -- 2 Sop., 2 Male Altos, 2 Tenors, 1 Baritone, 1 Bass 1999.  Written for the Binchois Consort by the International Josquin Conference, Princeton University.  First Performance Princeton University Chapel 30, September 1999. STRING VERSION AVAILABLE for 2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos. First Performance by Anastasia Khitruk, Lara St. John, Kim Kashkashian and Matt Haimovitz (more) during SoBe Arts American Masterworks String Festival finale at The Colony Theater, Miami Beach December 10, 2010

Starving Angels - String Quartet plus 6 year old violin soloist. First performance by the Serioso String Quartet and Dakota Kievman on May 4, 1999 at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University

Contrabassami -- Solo Contrabass (1996). Commissioned by Fernando Grillo, Perguia, Italy and Bertrum Turetsky, San Diego, California. Video production being planned by Bertrum Teretsky at UCSD 1997/98. First Performance on May 14 1999, by Bertrum Turetsky at Taplin Auditorium, princeton University. Production a collaboration between the Princeton Composer's Ensemble and the Princeton Program in Theater and Dance.

Nuts & Bolts -- Piano Solo (1993). Recorded for release in 1996 on New Albion Records (distr. Harmonia Mundi) -- David Arden - piano. First public performance: Project Arts Center, Dublin Ireland, David Arden -- July 1994. Commissioned by David Arden for Merkin Hall Concert. New York Premiere on March 18, 1999 Merkin Concert Hall. Joseph Kubera, soloist

Philharmania -- Chamber Ensemble (1993). First public performance: Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach. New World Symphony Chamber Ensemble. May 1994.

Meditation--Piano Solo (1992 rev.1998). Recorded for release in fall 1999 on CRI Records (distr. Koch Int.) -- David Arden - piano. First public performance: Darmstadt Summer New Music, Darmstadt, Germany July 1992. Commissioned by David Arden for the Darmstadt New Music Festival. First performance in new version on November 17, 1998. Taplin Auditorium. Princeton Univerity. David Arden, soloist

Toccatada - Piano Solo (1992). Recorded for for release in fall 1999 on CRI Records (distr. Koch Int.) -- David Arden - piano. First public performance: Darmstadt Summer New Music, Darmstadt, Germany July 1992. Commissioned by David Arden for the Darmstadt New Music Festival.

Introdictus - Piano Solo (1992 rev. 1998). Recorded for for release in fall 1999 on CRI Records (distr. Koch Int.) -- David Arden - piano. First public performance: Darmstadt Summer New Music, Darmstadt, Germany July 1992. Commissioned by David Arden for the Darmstadt New Music Festival.

Piano (& MIDI Piano) Duo No. 4 -- Piano & MIDI Piano (1992). (reduced from Piano Concert).

Funeral March -- Chamber Ensemble (1990) (from Hamlet Opera ).

Cool Runnings -- Chamber Suite -- Chamber Ensemble (1987). (from Intelligent Systems)

Waverling -- Chamber Suite -- Chamber Ensemble 1986. First public performance Aspen Music Festival. Aspen. -- August 1989. (from Intelligent Systems)

Ophelia's Song from Fool's Paradise -- Violin & Piano (1986).

Harpo from Fool's Paradise -- Piano Solo (1986). Recorded for release on New Albion Records (distr. Koch Int.) -- David Arden - piano. First public performance: New Music America Montreal. -- Joseph Kubera, Piano. 1990.

Magister Ludi from Fool's Paradise -- Trio (Vln., Cl. & Pno) (1996).

Dirt Rock II. -- Percussion Ensemble (1985). (withdrawn 1993)

Wake Up, It's Time To Go To Bed! -- Chamber Ensemble & Voices (1978). Commissioned by The Tanglewood Music Festival and the Fromm Foundation at Harvard. First public performance: Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music. Festival Players, Theodore Antoniou, conductor -- August 1978. Produced by Joseph Papp for the New York Shakespeare Festival 1979.

Gallery (After A Song And Dance) -- Soprano Solo (1977). First public performance: Centre Cultural Americain, Paris, Joan Callopy, soprano -- 1977.

Just Enough Rope ( To.. .) -- Version 1; Percussion/Piano Duo. Version 2; Chamber Ensemble & Singers. Version 3; Chamber Ensemble & Mixed Chorus. Version 4; Mixed Chorus & Tape (1976). Commissioned by The Arden/Jullich Duo. First public performance: New School for Social Research, NYC. Composers Forum. Arden/Jullich Duo & New York Chamber Ensemble -- 1977.

The Temporary & Tentative Extended Piano -- Solo Piano (1976/77). Recorded for release in 1999 on CRI Records (New World Records) -- D. Arden - piano. First complete public performance: British Broadcasting Corporation, London. D. Arden, piano -- 1977.

Multinationals & The Heavens -- Percussion Ensemble & String Quartet (1976). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Percussion Ensemble, John Bergamo, director. Cal Arts String Quartet. Carson Kievman, conductor -- 1976. Darmstadt Music Festival -- 1976. Jury & Participants Prize - 4th International Composer's Festival - Boswil/Zurich Switzerland 1976.

The Earth Only Endures -- Chamber Ensemble & Singers (1975). First public performance: Tanglewood Festival. Fellowship Players -- July 1975. Tanglewood Margaret Grant Memorial Composition Prize 1975.

Sirocco -- Woodwind Quintet (1974). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. Reading - Danzi Woodwind Quintet -- 1975.

J.P. Confessions of a Saxophone-- Chamber Ensemble (1974). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia -- 1975.

Naked Masks -- Organ Solo (1974). First public performance: First Pres. Church, Long Beach, Calif. James Bossert, pipe organ -- 1974.

The Point, a common agreement -- Chamber Ensemble (1973). First public performance: Institute for Sonology, Utrecht, Netherlands 1977.

Concerto for Bassoon (& Fire Alarm System) -- Percussion Ensemble & Bassoon (1973). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts. Steven Braunstein, bassoon -- 1974.

String (a condition attached to a plan) Rumble (a fight between teenage gangs) -- String Ensemble or String Orchestra (1973). First public performance: California Institute of the Arts. Cal Arts String Ensemble -- 1974.

A Common Trio -- Clarinet, Violin, Oboe -- Trio (1973). First public "reading:" Shem Guibbory, violin. Sand Dalton, oboe. Armond Ambrosini, clarinet. California Institute of the Arts. -- 1973
 

Chorus/Choir/Voices

Heer Ranja Prototype -- 1 Sproano, 1 Alto, 1 Tenors, 1Baritone/Bass Tubular Bells (2002).  Written for Paul Hilliar's Theater of Voices

Henry Eight's Harvest -- 2 Male Altos, 2 Tenors, 2 Baritones, 2 Bass, Church Bells (2000).  Commissioned by German Government for the European Expo (Nature & Technology 2000).  First Performance by Henry's Eight Consort at the opening night of the Expo - Niedersachsische MusikTages in Hannover, Germany, September 10, 2000

Sine Nomine (auctore Ignoto) -- 2 Sop., 2 Male Altos, 2 Tenors, 1 Baritone, 1 Bass (1999).  Commissioned for the Binchois Consort by the International Josquin Conference, Princeton University.  First Performance Princeton University Chapel 30, October 1999.

Songs of the White Woman -- Soprano, Baritone & Instruments (in progress 1995 -- current).

Symphony No. 2(42) -- Orchestra & Chorus (1990-91) (see Orchestra).

Wake Up, It's Time To Go To Bed! -- Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass Voices & Inst. (1978).

The Earth Only Endures -- Voices & Intruments (1975).

Ladies Voices (The Repercussive Sojourn) -- Women's Chorus, Percussion Ensemble, Trumpet, Japanese Koto & Shakuhachi (1974).

Gallery (After A Song And Dance) -- Soprano Solo (1977).

Just Enough Rope ( To.. .) -- Version 2; Chamber Ensemble & Singers. Version 3; Chamber Ensemble & Mixed Chorus. Version 4; Mixed Chorus & Tape (1976).

The Point, a common agreement -- Voices (&/or Intruments)/Musical Game (1973).

(See Opera/Music-Theater & Ballet Section for other vocal excerpts)

 


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