Perusal scores are available online

DARON HAGEN Biography Works List

List of Works

Orchestra

Adagietto from Symphony No. 1 for Strings (1988) 6' *
FP: 1 March 1989 Calvin Simmons Theater Oakland, California.
Oakland East Bay Symphony conducted by Michael Morgan

Adagietto from Symphony No. 3 "Emmanuel Fugue" (1998) 6' *
FP: 28 April 1998 Shattuck Auditorium Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Waukesha Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Platt.
2.2.2.2-2.2.2.1-timp.perc(2):glsp/cyms/vib-harpings

Built Up Dark (1995) 10.5' *
FP: 11 May 1995 St. John's Cathedral Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra conducted by Stephen Colburn
2(I,II=picc).2(II=corA).2(I=Ebcl,II=bcl).2-0.0.0.0- perc(1):timp/t.bells/FD/ cyms/xyl/ball peen hammer on brake drum/BD/lg. tam-t /tpl.blings

Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra (1995) 24' *
FP: 3-4 May 1996 Olin Auditorium Bard College. Robert La Rue,
cello; American Symphony Chamber Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein
2(II=picc).2.2.2-2.1.0.0-timpings

Concerto for Flugenhorn and Strings (1993) 15' *
FP: 28 February 1993 Concert Hall Woodstock, New York.
Donna Hagen, flugelhorn; Woodstock Chamber Orchestra conducted by Luis Garcia Renart

Concerto for Horn, with Winds and Strings (1996) 21'
FP: 1 November 1996 First Congregational Church Madison,
Wisconsin. Soren Hermansson, horn; Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Lewis Crosby
1.1.1(=ssax).1-0.0.0.0ings

Concerto for Piano Left Hand and Orchestra: Seven Last Words (2001) 26'
Solo Piano Left Hand; 2(picc.)/2/2/2; 2/2/2/1; timp., perc. (2); str.

Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra (1983) 21' *
FP: 21 November 1983 Curtis Hall Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Michaela Paetsch, violin; the Orchestra of the Curtis Institute conducted by Daron Hagen. Awarded a BMI Prize, 1984.
2(I=picc,II=picc,alto).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2-2.2.2.0-timpings

Fire Music (1991) 16' *
FP: 22 March 1992 Music Hall Long Beach, California. Long Beach Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta
3(III=picc).3.3(III=bcl).2.dbn-4.4(I=flug).3.1- timp.perc(2):xyl/mar/glsp/vib/tgl/SnD/RotoT/TD/BD/slap/cyms/t.bells/bowed crot/ball peen hammer on brake drum/shattering glass-harp-pft(=cel)ings

Grand line (1986) 13' *
FP: 9 November 1987 Christ Church Denver, Colorado. Denver Chamber Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta
2(II=picc).2.2.2-2.2.0.0-timp(=tamb/tam-t).perc(1):xyl/mar/glsp/t.bells/ tgl /cyms/susp.cym/SnD/BD-gtr(opt)ings

Heliotrope, An Orchestral Two-Step (1989, rev.1996) 11' *
FP: 24 October 1989 Great Hall of the Cooper Union New York City. The Brooklyn Philharmonic conducted by Lukas Foss
2(II=picc).2(II=corA-opt).2(I=asax-opt,II=bcl).2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc(1): mar/t.bells/xyl/drum kit/susp.cym-harp-pft(=cel-opt)ings

Much Ado (1999) 10'
FP: 1 May 2000 Academy of Music Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Orchestra of the Curtis Institute conducted by Robert Spano
3.3.3.2.1-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3)-harp-pftings

Philharmonia, A Fanfare (1990) 7' *
FP: 15 October 1992 Avery Fisher Hall New York City. The New York Philharmonic conducted by Michael Morgan
4(II,III,IV=picc).4(IV=corA).4(IV=bcl).3.dbn-6.4.3.1-timp.perc(3): ball peen hammer on brake drum/slap/xyl/SnD/t.bells/tgl/vib/wind chimes/mar/tamb/cyms- harp-pft(=cel)ings

Postcards from America (1996) 20'
FP: 15 October 1996 Shattuck Auditorium Waukesha, Wisconsin.
The Waukesha Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Hynson
2(I=picc).2.2.2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc(1): tgl/susp.cym/SnD/cyms/TD/t.bells(la,do)ings

Prayer for Peace (1981, rev. 1999) 23'
for string orchestra
FP: 18 January 1983 Academy of Music Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by William Smith

A Stillness at Appomattox (1982) 9' *
FP: 4 April 1988 UC-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California.
The Santa Cruz Symphony conducted by JoAnn Falletta
2.2(II=corA).2.2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc(2):SnD/cyms/BDings

Suddenly (1999) 7'
FP: 30 June 1999 Capitol State House Madison, Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Harvey Felder
2(I=picc).2.2.2-4.3.2.1-timp.perc(4):xyl/vib/mar/tbells/tgl/brake drum/ cyms/RotoT/lg.tam-t/slap-harpings

Symphony No. 1 (1985-88) 28' *
FP: 19 April 1991 Academy of Music Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by William Smith
3(III=picc,alto)3(III=corA).3(III=Ebcl,bcl).2.dbn-4.3(I=picc,cornet). 3.1-timp.perc(2): glsp/xyl/SnD/tgl/sm.tgl/BD/lg.tam-t/t.bells/cyms/cym/mar/brake drum/vib/wind chimes/finger cyms/RotoT/wdbl-harp-pft(=cel)ings

Symphony No. 2 (1987-90) 35' *
Consisting of three movements which may be performed separately:

Fresh Ayre 6'
FP: 18 November 1987 Symphony Hall Chicago, Illinois. The Civic Orchestra of Chicago conducted by Michael Morgan
Awarded the ASCAP-Nissim Prize, 1988.
3(II,III=picc).3(III=corA).3(III=bcl).2.dbn-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3): vib/t.bells/xyl/glsp/SnD/cyms/bongos/brake drum/tgl/tamb/crot/cast/slap/BD/bass bow-harpings

Lyric Variations 13'
FP: 5 August 1988 Uiehlein Hall Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta
Awarded an ASCAP Prize, 1989.
3(III=picc).3(III=corA).3(III=bcl).2.dbn-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3):vib/glsp/ cyms/bass bow/t.bells/xyl/crot/BD/SnD/slap/mar/ratchet-harp-pft(=cel)- strings

Common Ground 13'
FP: 16 April 1990 Uiehlein Hall Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by Zdenek Macal
Awarded the Kennedy Center Friedheim Prize, 1990.
3(I,II=picc,III=alto).3(III=corA).3(III=bcl).2.dbn-4.3(I=cornet).3.1-timp.perc(3):crot/vib/tamb/cyms/ratchet/xyl/tgl/ball peen hammer on brake drum/wdbl/bass bow/glsp/FD/whip/SnD/TD/L.tam-t/slap-harp-pft(=cel)ings

Symphony No. 3 (1997) 27' *
FP: 28 April 1998 Shattuck Auditorium Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Waukesha Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Platt
2(I,II=picc).2(II=corA).2(I=Ebcl,II=bcl).2-2.2.2.1-timp.perc(2): vib/mar/crot/t.bells/tam-t/ball peen hammer on brake drum/BD/xyl/FD/cyms/susp.cym/tpl.bl/tgl/glsp/SnD/splash.cym/drum kit/ sleigh bells/mark tree-harp-pftings

Orchestra with Voice(s)

Joyful Music (1993) 15'
for mezzo soprano, trumpet, mixed chorus, and orchestra
FP: 21 December 1994 Oscar Mayer Theater Madison, Wisconsin.
   Kitt Reuter Foss, mezzo-soprano; John Aley, trumpet; Madison Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Roland Johnson
Text: Laudate Deum, Alleluia (L)
3(I,II,III=picc).3.3.3-4.3(I=picc).3.1.timp.perc(1):cyms/vib/xyl/mar/SnD/tgl/ tamb/t.bells/BD-harp-synth-organings

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (1999) 25' *
for narrator and orchestra
FP: 13 November 1999 Mills Music Hall Madison, Wisconsin. Kevin Henkes, narrator; the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Smith
Text: Kevin Henkes (E)
2.2.2.2-2.2.2.1.timp.perc(2):cyms/vib/xyl/mar/SnD/tgl/ /t.bells/BD/cast/mar/bar chimes/wind machine/susp.cym/splash cym/crot/glock/Tam-t-harp-pft(=cel)ings

Lost In Translation (1994) 23'
song cycle for baritone and orchestra
FP: 7 may 1994 Olin Auditorium, Bard College. Kurt Ollmann, baritone; the American Symphony Chamber Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein
Text: Robert Kelly (E), Rainer Maria Rilke (G), George Sefaris (Gr), W.H. Auden (E), Dino Campana (I)
2(II=picc).2.2(II=bcl)).2-2.2.2(I=flug).2.0- perc(1):susp.cym/xyl/mar/tgl/SnD/t.bells-hpschdings

Stewards Of Your Bounty (1996) 12' *
chorale prelude for trumpet, mixed chorus, and orchestra
FP: 21 June 1996 Concert Hall Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Moravian Music Festival Chorus and Orchestra conducted by David Lewis Crosby
Text: Somerset Corry Lowry (E)
2.2.2.2-2.2(I=solo).2.0-timpings

Taliesin: Choruses From Shining Brow (1995) 25' *
for mixed chorus and orchestra
FP: 16 September 1996 Oscar Mayer Theater Madison, Wisconsin. The Madison Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by John DeMain
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)
2(I=picc,II=picc,alto).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2-2.2.2.1-timp.perc(2):tamb/tgl mar/vib/FD/SnD/slap/cyms/t.bells/BD/brake drum-harp-pft(=synth-opt)ings

Wind Ensemble

Bandanna Overture (1999) 7'
for band
FP: 24 February 1999 Bates Recital Hall, UT-Austin Austin, Texas. The Inter-collegiate Honors Band conducted by H. Robert Reynolds
2fl.2ob.Ebcl.3cl.bcl.2bn-2asax.tsax.bsax.-4hn.4tp.3trbn.euph.tba-timp-perc(4)-db

Concerto For Cello And Wind Ensemble (1997) 24' *
FP: 18 November 1997 Baylor University Concert Hall Waco, Texas. Robert La Rue, cello; the Baylor Wind Ensemble conducted by Michael Haithcock
picc.3fl(I,II,II=picc).3cl(I=Ebcl,bcl;III=bcl).bcl.1bn-2hn.1tp(=flug)- perc(2)-timp-db

Concerto For Flugelhorn And Wind Ensemble (1994) 15' *
FP: 21 May 1994 Olympia Concert Hall Olympia, Washington.
Donna Hagen, flugelhorn; the Northwest Washington Wind Orchestra conducted by Carolyn Vian
picc.3fl(III=alto).Ebcl.3cl.bcl.2bn.4hn.4tp.3trbn-perc(2)-db

Forward! (1998) 3'
fanfare for orchestral brass section and percussion
FP: 29 May 1998 South Hamilton Portico of the Wisconsin State House Madison, Wisconsin. The Madison Symphony Orchestra brass and percussion conducted by Daron Hagen
5 hns.4 tps.3 trbns.tba.perc(3)-SnD/t.bells/cymbs/timp.

Night, Again (1997) 10.5' *
for wind ensemble
FP: 18 November 1997 Baylor University Concert Hall Waco, Texas. The Baylor Wind Ensemble conducted by Michael Haithcock
3fl(I,II,III=picc).2ob(II=corA).4cl(I=Ebcl,II=bcl, III=bcl, IV=bcl).2. ssax.asax.tsax.bsax -4.4.2.1-perc(3)-timp-db

Sennets, Cortege, And Tuckets (1989) 9' *
for wind ensemble
FP: 20 April 1989 Vogel Concert Hall Milwaukee, Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Symphonic Band conducted by Thomas Dvorak
2(I=picc).1ob.3cl.bcl.1bn-2asax.tsax.bsax-2hn.3tp.3trbn.1-timp- perc(3)-pf(=cel)

Wedding Dances From Bandanna (1999) 25'
for band
FP: 27 February 1999 Bates Recital Hall, UT-Austin Austin, Texas. University of Kansas Symphonic Band conducted by Robert E. Foster
picc.2fl.2ob.3cl.bcl.2bn-2asax.tsax.bsax-4tp.4hn.2trbn. btrbn.tba.euph-timp.-perc(4)-db

Wind Ensemble with Voice(s)

Prelude And Prayer From Bandanna (1999) 15'
concert aria for soprano and wind ensemble
FP: 14 October 1999 Baylor University Concert Hall Waco, Texas. Linda Keith McKnight, soprano; the Baylor Wind Ensemble conducted by Michael Haithcock
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)
2fl.altofl.2ob.corA.2cl.bcl.3bn-3hn.3tp-harp-vib.mar.-3db

The Heart Of The Stranger (1999) 25'
song cycle for baritone and orchestral winds
FP: 20 September 1999 Baylor University Concert Hall Waco, Texas.
Paul Kreider, baritone; the Baylor Wind Ensemble conducted by Michael Haithcock
Text: Andrei Codrescu, Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, William Blake, John Keats, Kim Roberts, A.E. Houseman, Gwen Hagen, Walt Whitman, Theodore Roethke (E)
2fl.altofl.2ob.corA.2cl.bcl.3bn-3hn.3tp-harp-vib.mar.-db

Seduction Scene From Bandanna (1999) 9'
concert aria for baritone and wind ensemble
FP: 20 September 1999 Baylor University Concert Hall Waco, Texas. Paul Kreider, baritone; the Baylor Wind Ensemble conducted by Michael Haithcock
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)
2(I,II=picc,II=alto).2(II=corA).3(III=bcl).bcl.2-ssax.asax.tsax.bsax-2. 2(I=flug).2.1.timp-pft-harp-perc(3)-3db

Vocal Chamber

Dear Youth (1991) 15' *
song cycle on Civil War letters for soprano, flute, and piano
FP: 10 March 1991 United Methodist Church Baltimore, Maryland. The Sonus Trio (Robin Bourguignon, soprano; Laura Witte, flute; Randall K. Sheets, piano). Awarded an ASCAP Prize, 1991.
Text: Civil war letters and poems by Annie Chambers Ketchum, Hannah Ropes, Ann Smith, Martha Ingram, Mary Boykin Chestnut (E)

Echo's Songs (1983) 17' *
ten songs for voice and piano
FP: 17 January 1983 Curtis Hall Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Karen Hale, soprano; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: William Blake, Sara Teasdale, Edgar Allen Poe, Ben Johnson, Gerturde Stein, Carl Sandburg, Shu Ch'I-siang (Kenneth Rexroth), Walt Whitman, Anonymous 16th c. (E)

The Heart Of The Stranger (1999) 18'
ten songs for male voice and piano
FP: 14 June 1999 Ham Concert Hall Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul Kreider, baritone; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: Andrei Codrescu, Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, William Blake, John Keats, Kim Roberts, A.E. Houseman, Gwen Hagen, Walt Whitman, Theodore Roethke (E)

Love In A Life (1999) 22'
eight songs for male voice and piano
FP: 14 June 1999 Ham Concert Hall Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul Kreider, baritone; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: Robert Browning, Walt Whitman, Nuar Alsadir, Emily Dickinson, Roland Flint, Theodore Roethke, Anne Sexton, Thomas Lodge (E)

Love Songs (1986) 16' *
song cycle for voice and piano
FP: 29 April 1989 Perpetuum Mobile Concerts at Columbia Artists Management Hall New York City, New York. Carol Chickering, soprano; Robert Koppelson, piano
Text: Gwen Hagen, Reine Hauser, William Blake, Ze'ev Dunei, Sarah Gorham, Gardner McFall (E)

Merrill Songs (1995) 20' *
song cycle for high voice and piano
FP: 31 October 1995 Clarion Concerts at the Danny Kaye Playhouse New York City, New York. Charles Maxwell, countertenor; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: James Merrill (E)

Muldoon Songs (1992) 12'
song cycle for voice and piano
FP: 12 February 1993 Greenwich Music House New York City, New York. Paul Sperry, tenor; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)

Phantoms Of Myself (1999) 15'
song cycle for soprano and piano
FP: 10 May 2000 92nd Street Y New York City, New York. Ashley Putnam, soprano; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: Anne Sexton, Susan Griffin (E)

Songs Of Madness And Sorrow (1996) 25'
dramatic cantata for tenor and fourteen instruments
FP: 31 January 1997 University Place Presbyterian Church Tacoma, Washington. Paul Sperry, tenor; the Pacific Chamber Soloists conducted by Troy Peters
Text: Hamlin Garland, The Wisconsin State Journal, Mental Health Records from the Mendota Insane Asylum, Advertisements, Gwen Hagen, adapted by the composer (E)
fl(=picc).ob(=corA).cl(=bcl).bn-hn.tp.perc(1):vibr/SnD/sndpr.bl/t.bell(la) / tgl.pft-3vlns.vla.vlc.db

Three Silent Things (1984) 25'
song cycle on American poets
for soprano, violin, viola, cello, and piano FP: 13 April 1984 Curtis Hall Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Karen Hale, soprano; Michaela Paetsch, violin; Lisa Ponton, viola; Robert La Rue, cello; Daron Hagen, piano
Text: Walt Whitman, Robert Graves, Christina Rosetti, Jack Larson, Robinson Jeffers, Adelaide Crapsey, Paul Goodman, Wallace Stevens (E)

Multiple Voices

The Elephant's Child (1994) 22'
for SATTBarB chorus a cappella
Text: Rudyard Kipling's Just So story, adapted by the composer (E)

Four Poems Of William Blake (1994) 20'
for SATB and keyboard
Text: William Blake (E)

Gandhi's Children (1997) 6'
for two-part (SA) children's chorus and chimes, keyboard or synthesizer
Text: Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (E)

Hope (1996) 6' *
for SATB and keyboard (or any three instruments of appropriate range)
Text: Emily Dickinson (E)

Joyful Music (1994) 15'
for solo mezzo soprano, SATB, and two pianos
Text: Laudate Deum, Aleluia (L)

Light Fantastic (1999) 40'
cantata for tenor, two part children's chorus and ten instruments
FP: 26 November 1999 Canton Museum of Art Canton, Ohio. Barry Busse, tenor; Children's Chorus and Orchestra of the Ohio Opera Theatre conducted by Daron Hagen
Text: William Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Gordon Lord Byron, Martin Harrison, Tobias Schneebaum
2ob.2cl-pf-2vln.vla.vlc.db

Litany Of Reconciliation (1996) 6'
for SATB a cappella
Text: Taken from the walls of Coventry Cathedral, England

Little Prayers (1986) 8' *
for SATB a cappella
FP: 15 January 1988 Alliance Francaise New York City, New York. The NYU Washington Square Chorus conducted by Daron Hagen
Text: liturgical, Thomas Mann, Soren Kierrkegaard (E)

Love Scene From Romeo And Juliet (1996) 12'
for soprano, baritone, flute, violin, cello, and piano
FP: 14 April 1996 Weill Recital Hall New York City, New York. Tobe Malawista, soprano; Scott Murphree, baritone; Richard Lalli, piano
Text: William Shakespeare

Silent Night (1997) 53' *
A Suite of Carols for mixed chorus, cello, and percussion
Available separately:
Lullay | SATB, mbira and percussion | ECS 5238
O Come, O Come Emmanuel | SATB and cello | ECS 5239
God Rest Ye / O Come Emmanuel | SATB and cello | ECS 5240
Silent Night | SATB, cello, vibraphone | ECS 5241
Once in Royal David's City | TB and cello | ECS 5242
What Child is This? | SATB | ECS 5243
At Bethlehem Proper | SA and cello | ECS 5244
Hosanna | SATB | ECS 5245
Sussex Carol | solo cello | ECS 5246

Stewards Of Your Bounty (1996) 12' *
chorale prelude for trumpet, SATB and keyboard
Text: Somerset Corry Lowry (E)

Taliesin: Choruses From Shining Brow (1995) 25' *
for SATB and keyboard
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)

The Voice Within (1993) 15'
for SATB and keyboard
FP: 4 April 1993 Oscar Mayer Theater Madison, Wisconsin. Madison Festival Choir conducted by Eric Townell
Text: Dag Hammarskjold (N,E), 12th c. liturgy (E)

The Waking Father (1994) 25'
for six male voices a cappella or SATTBB chorus a cappella
FP: 27 July 1995 Ozawa Concert Hall Tanglewood, Massachusetts. The King's Singers
Text: Paul Muldoon (E)

Chamber Music

The Waking Father (1995) 25'
FP: 6 September 1995 Mills Auditorium Madison, Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Brass Quintet

Duo For Violin And Cello (1997) 19' *
FP: 18 April 1997 The Sulzberger Parlor of Barnard College New York City, New York. Michaela Paetsch, violin; Robert La Rue, cello

Everything Must Go! (1992) 14'
for brass quintet
FP: 15 September 1992 Bryant Park New York City, New York. Brass Ensemble of the Orchestra of St. Luke's

Harp Trio (1989) 18'
for flute, viola, and harp
FP: 28 April 1990 National Federation of Music Clubs Convention Fort Worth, Texas. The Debussy Trio

Higher, Louder, Faster! (1987) 6.5' *
an "an editorial etude" for solo cello
FP: 31 January 1997 Paul Recital Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, New York. Robert La Rue, cello.

Interior (1988) 26' *
for nine players
FP: 17 March 1989 Juilliard Opera Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City, New York. Members of the Juilliard Symphony conducted by Bruno Ferandez
fl(=picc,alto,wine glasses-opt.).ob(=corA).cl(=bcl).bn-pft-2vlns.vla.vlc

J'entends (1986) 27'
for violin, cello, and piano
FP: 7 April 1987 Alice Tully Hall New York City, New York. The Lehner Trio Awarded the Barlow Prize in Composition, 1985.

Jot! (1989) 6'
for clarinet, marimba, and piano
FP: 1 June 1989 Merkin Concert Hall New York City, New York. The New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program

Love Songs For Cello And Piano (1986) 20' *
FP: 5 November 1987 Christ Church Denver, Colorado. Robert La Rue, cello; Daron Hagen, piano

Occasional Notes For Eleven Players (1985) 24' *
FP: 20 March 1987 Vogel Concert Hall Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Present Music Ensemble conducted by Daron Hagen
fl(=picc).ob.cl.bn-hn.tpt-perc(1): brake dm/tgl/HH/SnD/BD /wind chimes/ t.bells-2vlns.vla.vlc.db

An Overture To Vera (1995) 16'
for fourteen players
FP: 7 September 1995 Rennebohm Auditorium Madison, Wisconsin. Present Music Ensemble conducted by Donna Hagen
ob.2cl.bn.2tps.hn.trbn.drum kit.synth.vln.vla.vlc.db

The Presence Absence Makes (1988) 27'
for flute and string quartet
FP: 6 April 1988 Alice Tully Hall New York City, New York. Music of Our Time

Serenade (1999) 26'
for ten players
FP: 2 October 1999 Madison, Wisconsin. The Oakwood Chamber Players
fl.ob.cl.bn.tp.hn.vln.vla.vlc.db

Sonata For Flute And Keyboard (1985) 21'
FP: 11 March 1986 Paul Recital Hall Lincoln Center, New York City. Su Lian Tan, flute; Elena Ruehr, piano

String Quartet No. 2 (1985) 26'
FP: 25 August 1985 Tanglewood Festival. Lenox, Massachusetts

Suite For Viola (1986) 17' *
FP: 2 December 1986 Manhattan School of Music, New York City.
Lisa Ponton, viola

Suite For Violin (1984) 15' *
FP: 7 May 1985 Carnegie Hall New York City, New York. Michaela
Paetsch, violin

Suite For Violoncello (1985) 14' *
FP: 11 March 1986 Paul Recital Hall New York City, New York.
Robert La Rue, cello

Trio Concertante (1984) 23'
for violin, cello, and piano
FP: 4 December 1984 Saint Joseph's Church New York City, New York. Shames-Paetsch-Jaffe Trio. Awarded the Bearns Prize of Columbia University, 1985.

Vocalise For Flugelhorn (Trumpet) and PIANO (1991) 7' *
Keyboard

Piano Variations (1999) 12'
for solo piano

Qualities Of Light (1998) 24'
for solo piano
FP: 10 January 1999 Ethical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jeanne Golan, piano

Occasional Notes (1985) 24' *
for organ
FP: 28 March 1985 St. Paul's Chapel New York City, New York.
Robert Gallagher, organ

Opera

Bandanna (1997-98) 120'
Opera in two Acts and a Prologue
Libretto by Paul Muldoon
Treatment by Daron Hagen and Paul Muldoon
2(I,II=picc,II=alto).2(II=corA).3(III=bcl).bcl.2-ssax.asax.tsax.bsax- 2.2(I=flug).2.1-3db.timp-pft-harp-perc(3)-Major roles: soprano, lyric mezzo-soprano, tenor, dramatic baritone, lyric baritone,bass baritone, 2 small compramario roles-Mixed Chorus-Onstage Mariachi Band consisting of 3 violins, 2 trumpets, guitar and bass guitar.

The Elephant's Child (1994) 22'
A One Act Children's Opera for the King's Singers
Libretto by Daron Hagen, after Rudyard Kipling

Shining Brow (1990-92) 120' *
Opera in two Acts and a Prologue
Libretto by Paul Muldoon
Treatment by Daron Hagen and Paul Muldoon
Original Orchestration:
2(I,II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=Ebcl,bcl).2-2.2(I=flug).2.1-timp.perc(3):crot / bass bow/t.bells/susp.cym/vibr/mar/xyl/glsp/sm.tgl/lg.tgl/tamb/wdbl/ratchet / BD/cyms/brake.dm/ball peen hammer/TD/SnD/low FD/3Tom-t/Lg.Tam-t/ glass wind chimes/slap/harmonica/2 large referee's whistles/sndpr.blks (Nos. 2, 4 grade) - harp-pft(=synth)ings-Major roles: lyric baritone, soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor, and bass/6-8 Compramario roles-Mixed Chorus- Onstage Piano Trio consisting of violin, cello, and piano
Reduced Orchestration:
2(I,II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=Ebcl,bcl).2-2.2(I=flug).2.1-perc(1): timp/ cyms/ t.bells/tgl/ratchet/tamb/BD/TD/harmonica/large referee's whistle / sndpr.blks (Nos. 2,4 grade)-synth(2 kurzweils played by 1 player)- reduced strings

Vera Of Las Vegas (1995-96) 60'
A Nightmare Cabaret Opera in one act
Libretto by Paul Muldoon
Fifteen players:ReedI(ob/corA).ReedII(cl/ssax/bcl).ReedIII(cl/asax/bcl). ReedIV(bn)-tp.tbn-KybdI(pft/tamb).KybdII(synth).KybdIII(synth)- gtr(=elec.gtr/elec.lead gtr)-2vlns.vla.vlc.db-Major roles: male soprano (or female pants role), soprano, tenor, baritone/chorus of 5-9 women

* Published by E.C. Schirmer. All other works published by Carl Fischer.

Back to TOP