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DAVID CARLSON Biography Works List

OPERA

Anna Karenina. Opera in Two Acts (2005/2006) 135’
Solo parts: 2 Sopranos, 3 Mezzo-sopranos, Contralto, 2 Tenors, 2 Baritones, Bass-baritone,
   plus 7 speaking roles, including 4 Children; picc./2/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 4/3/3/1;
   timp., perc. (3), hp., cel., synth., recorded sounds; str.
Libretto by Colin Graham, based on the novel Anna Karenina by Count Leo Tolstoy

Dreamkeepers. Opera in Two Acts (1996, rev. 1998) 120’
Solo parts: Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone; SATB Chorus;
   picc./2/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp. (2), cel., tape; str.
Libretto by Aden Ross

The Midnight Angel. Opera in Two Acts (1993) 100’
Solo parts: 2 Sopranos, 2 Mezzo-sopranos, 2 Tenors, Baritone, Bass-baritone;
   picc./2/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 4/2/2/1; timp., perc. (2), hp., synth., tape; str.
(also available in a reduced orchestration for 21 players by Ron Foster)
Libretto by Peter S. Beagle

ORCHESTRA / STRING ORCHESTRA

Bear Dance on Ute Indian Rhythms from Dreamkeepers (2001) 5’
Picc./2/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp., cel.; str.

Lilacs (Epitaph) (1991) 11’
Celesta; string orchestra

Quantumsymphony (2001) 30’
Picc./2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp., cel., tape; str.

Quixotic Variations (1978) 7’
1/1/1/1; 2/2/1/1; perc., cel., hp.; str.

Rhapsodies (1986) 14’
Picc./1/1/1/1; 3/1/1/0; timp., perc., pno. (cel.), hp.: str.

Symphonic Sequences from Dreamkeepers (1996) 21’
Picc./2/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp. (2), cel., tape; str.

Twilight Night (1989) 8’
Picc./2/2/3/2/c. bn; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), hp., cel.; str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA

Cello Concerto No. 1 (1979) 20’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb cl.)/2 (cbn.); 3/0/0/0; timp., perc. (3), hp., cel./prep. pno.; str.

Cello Concerto No. 2 (1997) 21’
Solo cello; string orchestra

Violin Concerto (1988) 25’
2 (a. fl.)/2/2/2 (cbn.); 2/2/0/0; timp., perc. (2), hp., cel.; str.

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

Constellations (2000) 11’
Cantata for Chamber Chorus; hp., nine solo strings ( 4 vln., 2 vla., 2 vlc., 1 db.)
Text: Susan Kinsolving

Nocturno (1991) 20’
SATB Chorus; picc./2/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 4/2/2/1; timp., perc. (2), hp., cel.; str
Texts: from Psalms 113, 90 and 148, in Latin

CHAMBER MUSIC

Absolute Music (2001) 22’
Saxophone Quartet (satb)
Available for sale: WE1

Glimmerglass Fanfare (2000) 1’
3 trumpets, 2 trombones, glockenspiel

Quantum Quartet (1998) 30’
Clarinet, Viola, Cello and Piano
Available for sale: MXE5

Sonata for Cello and Piano (1992) 20’
Cello and Piano
Available for sale: B3417

String Quartet (1982) 25’
2 Violins, Viola, Cello

True Divided Light (2005) 20’
Viola and Piano
Available for Sale: B3425

Vocalise (2005) 5'
Flute and Piano
Available for Sale: W2644
(Also available for Cello and Piano: B3442)

VOCAL MUSIC

Nocturno for Solo Cello and Eight Male Voices (1990) 20’
Solo Cello; 2 Alto, 2 Tenor, 2 Baritone and 2 Bass voices

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