NORMAN DELLO JOIO Biography Works List

List of Works in the Carl Fischer Catalog
Pembroke works (BMI) are indicated with an asterisk before the title

ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Air Power Suite (1957) 39’
2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3); str.

Air Power Suite: Frolics of the Early Days (1957) 2’30”
2 (picc.)/2/2 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3); str.

Concert Music for Orchestra (1945) 21’
Picc./2/2/eng. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc.(3); str.

Diversion of Angels (1947) 16’
Ballet version of Serenade
1/1/1/1; 1/0/0/0; pno.; str.

*Divertimento (1997) 27’
2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn.)/2 (b.cl.)/2; 2/2/0/0; perc.; str.

Epigraph (1951) 7’
Picc./2/2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., ce., hp.; str.

Magnificat (1942) 16’
Picc./2/0/2/0; 4/1/0/0; perc., pno.; str.

New York Profiles (1949) 20’
2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn.)/2/2; 2/2/0/0; timp., perc. (2); str.

Seraphic Dialogues (1951) 20’
Ballet version of The Triumph of Saint Joan
1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; timp., perc., pno.; str.

Serenade (1947) 16’
Picc./2/2/eng. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/0; timp., perc., cel. (or pno.), hp.; str.

The Triumph of Saint Joan (1951) 25’
2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn.)/2/2; 4/2/3 (b. trb.)/1; timp., perc. (2); str.

The Triumph of Saint Joan - Mvt. 2: “The Warrior” (1951) 8’
2 (picc.)/2/2/2; 4/2/3 (b. trb.)/1; timp., perc. (2); str.

Variations, Chaconne and Finale (1947) 21’
Picc./2/2/eng. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2); str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA OR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Ballad of the Seven Lively Arts (1957) 10’
(formerly Big City from Air Power Suite)
Solo Piano; 2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 3/2/3/1; timp., perc. (2); str

Concertante for Clarinet and Orchestra (1949) 17’
Solo Clarinet; 2 (picc.)/2 (eng. hn.)/2/2; 2/2/0/0

Concerto for Harp and Orchestra (1945) 20’
Solo Harp; 1/1/2 (b. cl.)/1; 2/0/0/0; perc. (3); str.

Fantasy and Variations for Piano and Orchestra (1961; rev. 2000) 22’
Solo Piano; 2/2/2/2; 2/2/1/0; timp., perc.; str.

Ricercari (1945) 20’
Solo Piano; picc./2/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc.; str.

STRING ORCHESTRA

*A Lyrical Movement (1995) 10’
String Orchestra

Meditations on Ecclesiastes (1956) 22’
String Orchestra
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize – 1957
Full Score available for sale: O5315

SOLO VOICE AND ORCHESTRA

The Lamentation of Saul (1954) 22’
Baritone solo; picc./2/2/eng. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., hp., opt. pno., str.
Text: adapted from D. H. Lawrence

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

A Psalm of David (1951) 27’
SATB Chorus; 0/0/0/0; 4/4/3/1; timp. perc., pno.; str. (Original Version)
Choral Score available for sale: O3723
Choral Score (third movement) available for sale: CM8714

A Psalm of David (1951) 27’
SATB Chorus; picc./2/2/eng. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/4/3/1; timp., perc., pno.; str.
Choral Score available for sale: O3723
Choral Score (third movement) available for sale: CM8714

SOLOISTS, CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

Song of Affirmation (1951) 42’
Narrator, Soprano solo, SATB Chorus; picc./2/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2); str.
Text: Stephen Vincent Benet

The Tall Kentuckian (1952) 17’
Soprano, Tenor and Bass solo, SATB Chorus;
1 (picc.)/1 (eng. hn.)/1/1; 3/3/3/1; timp., perc.; str. (without violas)
Text: Barbara Anderson

CHORUS AND BRASS ENSEMBLE

To Saint Cecilia (1958) 15’
SATB Chorus; hn. (3), trp. (3), trb (3), tba..
Text: John Dryden
Choral Score available for sale: O4119
Full Score available for sale: SC57

*The Vigil (1993) 8’
SATB Chorus; hn. (3), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.; timp, perc. (2)
Text: by the composer after Walt Whitman
Choral Score available for sale: PCB129

BAND AND WIND ENSEMBLE

Air Power – A Suite for Band (1957) 39’
Arr. Dennis V. Blunt
Picc., fl (2), ob. (2), eng. hn., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc.(2); cb.

*Fantasies on an Original Theme (1989) 15’
Picc., fl., ob., cl. (3), b. cl., bn., a. sax., t. sax., bar. sax.;
hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (4), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb
Score and parts available for sale: J732

The Triumph of St. Joan (l951) 27’
Arr. James Keays
Picc., fl., ob. (2), eng. hn., cl. (3), b. cl., cb. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb.

Variations, Chaconne and Finale (1947) 21’
Arranged John Boyd
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), eng. hn., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., cb. cl., bn., cbn., a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), trp. (4), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (4); cb.

CHORUS AND BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE

A Psalm of David (1951) 27’
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), cl. (4), a. cl., b. cl., cb. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (2), trp. (2), trb. (3), euph., tba.; timp., perc., pno.; cb.

CHAMBER MUSIC

Aria and Toccata (1952) 10’
Two Pianos, four hands
Two Pianos (set) available for sale: O3943 (Archive)

Fantasia on a Gregorian Theme (1947) 6’
Violin and Piano
Violin and Piano (set) available for sale: B2976 (Archive)

*Lyrical Interludes (1998) 20’
String Quartet
Score and parts available for sale: PCB140

Trio (1944) 15’
Flute, Cello and Piano
Score and parts available for sale: O3536

Variations and Capriccio (1949) 15’
Violin and Piano
Violin and Piano (set) available for sale: B3257

CHORAL MUSIC
(with Keyboard acc. or a cappella)

Adieu, Mignonne, When You Are Gone
SSA Chorus with Piano accompaniment
Available for sale: CM6784 (Archive)

The Bluebird (1951) 5’
SATB, a cappella
Available for sale: CM6655

A Fable (1947) 4’
SATB, solo Tenor with Piano accompaniment
Available for sale: CM6299

Madrigal (1947) 5’
SATB Chorus with Piano accompaniment
Available for sale: CM6287 (Archive)

O Sing unto the Lord (1959) 6’
Psalm 98
TBB Chorus with Organ accompaniment
Available for sale: CM7138 (Archive)

Prayers of Cardinal Newman (1960) 4’
SATB Chorus with Piano or Organ accompaniment
Available for sale: CM7321

Somebody’s Coming (1952) 3’
SATB Chorus with Piano
From The Tall Kentuckian
Available for sale: CM6717 (Archive)

Song of the Open Road (1952) 9’
SATB Chorus, solo Trumpet with Piano accompaniment
Available for sale: O3826

Sweet Sunny (1952) 3’
SATB Chorus with Piano accompaniment
From The Tall Kentuckian
Available for sale: CM6718 (Archive)

VOCAL MUSIC

All Things Leave Me (1951)
From Six Love Songs
High Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2238 (Archive)

The Assassination
Low Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2076

The Dying Nightingale (1951)
From Six Love Songs
High Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2228 (Archive)

Eyebright (1951)
From Six Love Songs
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2231 (Archive)

How Do I Love Thee? (1951)
From Six Love Songs
High Voice and Piano (Archive)
Available for sale: V2230 (Archive)

Lament
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2057 (Archive)

The Lamentation of Saul (1954) 20’
(Chamber Version)
Baritone solo; fl., cl., vla., vlc., pno.
Piano/Vocal Score available for sale: O4684 (Archive)

The Listeners
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2320 (Archive)

Meeting at Night (1951)
From Six Love Songs
High Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2227 (Archive)

Mill Doors (1947) 5’
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V1936 (Archive)

New Born
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V1957 (Archive)

The Norman Dello Joio Vocal Collection
Available for sale: VF20

There Is a Lady, Sweet and Kind
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V1982

Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover (1951)
From Six Love Songs
Medium Voice and Piano
Available for sale: V2229 (Archive)

PIANO MUSIC

Nocturne in E
Piano solo
Available for sale: P2689 (Archive)

Nocturne in F# Minor
Piano solo
Available for sale: P2688 (Archive)

Sonata No. 3
Piano solo
Available for sale: O3547 (Archive)

Two Songs without Words
Piano solo
Available for sale in Masters of Our Day, Vol. 2: O5409

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