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ELIE SIEGMEISTER Biography Works List

ORCHESTRA / CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

American Holiday (full orchestra) (1933/rev. 1971) 8’30”
2 (picc.)/2/2/2; 3/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2-3), pno.; str.

American Holiday (chamber orchestra) (1933) 8’30”
1 (picc.)/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; timp., perc. (2), pno.; str.

Fables from the Dark Wood (1976) 27’
2/2/2/2; 3/2/2/1; perc., pno., hp.; str.

Fantasies in Line and Color (Five American Paintings) (1981) 27’
3 (2nd & 3rd alt. picc.)/3 (e. hn.)/3 (2nd alt. Eb cl., 3rd alt. b. cl.)/3 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1;
timp., perc. (4), pno., cel., hp.; str.

Five Fantasies of the Theater (1967) 12’
2 (both alt. picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb cl.)/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4); str.

From My Window: Suite for Orchestra (1949) 9’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., pno., hp.; str.

From These Shores (1986) 14’
2 (picc.)/2/2 (alt. Eb & b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/0; timp., perc. (3), pno., hp.; str.

Lonesome Hollow (1946) 7’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb cl.)/2; 4/2/2/0; timp., perc., hp. (or pno.); str.

On the River (Homage to Mark Twain) (1953) 14’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc.; str.

Prairie Legend (1944) 10’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc.; str.

Riversong (1982) 7’
2 (picc.)/2/2 (b. cl.)/2; 3/2/2/1; timp., perc., hp. (or pno.); str.

Shadows and Light (1975) 18’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (1st alt. Eb cl., 2nd alt. b. cl.)/2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1;
timp., perc. (4), pno., cel., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5025

Summer Night (1947) 7’
2/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl./2; 3/2/2/1; timp., hp.; str.

Sunday in Brooklyn (1946) 15’
3 (2nd & 3rd alt. picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl. (alt. Eb cl.)/2/a. sax.; 4/3/3/1;
timp., perc. (3), pno., cel., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5204

Symphony No. 1 (1947) 27’
3 (2nd & 3rd alt. picc.)/2/e. hn./Eb cl./2/b. cl./3/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., pno., cel., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 2 (1950) 28’
Picc./2 (both alt. picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., cel., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 3 (in one movement) (1957) 18’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb. cl.)/2/cbn. (opt.); 4/2/3/1; timp., perc. (2), pno.; str.

Symphony No. 4 (1970) 34’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb cl.)/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3-4), pno. (cel.), hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5049

Symphony No. 5 (Visions of Time) (1971; rev. 1976) 17’30’
2 (both alt. picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5037

Symphony No. 6 (1983) 17’30”
3 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5143

Symphony No. 7 (1986) 23’
3 (picc.)/2/eng. hn./2 (Eb cl.)/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 8 (1988) 23’
3 (picc.)2/e. hn./3 (1st alt. Eb cl., 3rd alt. b. cl.)/3 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp.; str

Symphony No. 9 (Figures in the Wind) (1990) 25’
3 (picc.)/3 (e. hn.)/3 (b. cl.)/2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp., str

Theater Set (1959) 15’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5118

Western Suite (1945) 20’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/3 (Eb cl., b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5103

Wilderness Road (1945) 6’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc.; str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (1956) 16’
Solo Clarinet; 1/1/1/1; 2/2/2/0; perc. (2), pno.; str.

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1960) 21’
Solo Flute; 0/1/2/1; 2/1/1/0; timp., perc.; str.

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1974) 25’
Solo Piano; 2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/2/cbn.; 4/2/2/1; timp., perc. (2); str.
Two Piano reduction available for sale: O5119 (Arc.)

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1985) 28’
Solo Violin; 2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 3/2/3/0; timp. perc. (3), pno., hp.; str.

An Entertainment: Double Concerto (1976) 20’
Solo Violin, Solo Piano; 2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; perc.; str.

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OR BAND

Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight (1937; rev. 1944) 7’
SATB Chorus; 1/1/2/1; 2/2/1/0; timp., perc.; str.
Text: poem by Vachel Lindsay
Piano/Vocal Score available for sale: O4994 (Arc.)

Cantata for FDR (1981) 20’
Solo Baritone voice, SATB Chorus; 2 (picc.)/2/2 (b.cl.)/2/b. sax. (opt.); 2/2/1/1; perc. (2)
Text: Oscar Brand

A Cycle of Cities (1974) 23’
Solo Soprano and Tenor voices; 2 (picc.)/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno.; str.
- or -
1 (picc.)/1/2/1; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc. (2), pno.; str
Text: poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Langston Hughes and Norman Rosten
Full Score available for sale: O4987

I Have a Dream (1967) 25’
Narrator, solo Baritone voice, SATB chorus; 2 (picc.)/2/2/2/a. sax.; 4/2/3/1;
perc. (2), pno.; str. or 1 (picc.)/1/1/1/a. sax.; 2/2/2/0; perc., pno.;str
Text: Edward Mabley, based on a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Piano/Vocal Score available for sale: O5076 (Arc.)

VOICE AND ORCHESTRA/STRING ORCHESTRA

The Face of War (1967) 8’30’
Solo low voice; 2 (both alt. picc.)/2/2/2; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc. (2), pno., hp.; str.

Funnybone Alley (1941) 21’(16’)
A Musical Fantasy for Children
Solo voice (medium); string orchestra
Text: poems by Alfred Kreymbourg

NARRATOR AND ORCHESTRA

Dick Whittington and His Cat (1966) 19’
Narrator; 1/1/e. hn./1/1; 3/1/1/0; perc. (2), pno. (1 or 2 players); str.
Full Score available for sale: O5077 (Arc.)

BAND AND WIND ENSEMBLE

Ballad for Band (1968) 5’
Fl. (2), ob., cl. (3), b. cl., a. sax.; hn. (2), cor. (3), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc.

Deep Sea Chanty (1951) 2’
Fl. (2) (picc.), ob. (2), cl. (6), bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc.; cb.
Score & parts available for sale: J493 (Arc.)

Five American Folksongs (1949) 10’
Picc. fl. (2), ob. , Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn., a sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc.(2); cb.
Score and parts available for sale: J477 (Arc.)

Front Porch Saturday Night (1977) 5’
Fl. (2) (picc.), ob., Eb. cl., cl. (3), bn., a. sax. (2), t. sax, b. sax.;
hn. (2), cor. (3), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc (4).; cb.
Score and parts available for sale: J708 (Arc.)

Hootenanny (1955) 10’
Picc., fl. (2), ob., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn. , a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb.
Score and parts available for sale: Part 1-J521 (Arc.), Part 2-J522 (Arc.), Part 3-J523 (Arc.)

Prairie Legend (1944) 10’
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2) t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (4), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba. (2); timp., perc. (5); cb.
Score and parts available for sale: J689 (Arc. or Rental)

Riversong (1982) 7’
Picc., fl. (2), ob., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp., trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp.; timo., perc.; cb.

Wilderness Road (1945) 6’
Picc., fl. (2), ob., Eb cl., cl. (4), a. cl., b. cl., bn. (2), a sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (2), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb.

OPERATIC AND DRAMATIC WORKS

Angel Levine. Opera in One Act (1985) 53’
Mezzo-Soprano, Contralto, Tenor (3), Baritone, Bass-baritone, Bass (3) voices, 3 female dancers;
1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc., pno.; str.
Libretto by Edward Mabley, based on the story by Bernard Malamud
Vocal score available for sale: O5170

Darling Corie. Opera in One Act (1952) 40’
Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor or high Baritone, Baritone (2), Bass or Bass-Baritone voices, speaking parts (2), SATB chorus; 1 (Picc.)/1/2/1; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc. (2), pno.; str.
Libretto by Lewis Allan
Vocal score available for sale: O4989

The Lady of the Lake. Opera in One Act (1985) 48’
Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone and Bass voices; 1 (picc.)/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc., hp.; str.
Libretto by Edward Mabley, based on the story by Bernard Malamud

The Marquesa of O. Opera in Three Acts (1981) Full evening
Soprano (2), Girl Soprano (2), Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor (2) voices, TTBB chorus;
2 (picc., a. fl.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 ( Eb cl., b. cl.)/2 (cbn.); 3/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), pno., hp.; str.
Libretto by Norman Rosten, after the story by Heinrich von Kleist

Miranda and the Dark Young Man. Opera in One Act (1955) 60’
Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, lyric Baritone (or Tenor), Bass-baritone voices, speaking parts (2); 1 (picc.)/1/2/1; 2/2/2/0; perc., pno.; str.(reduced orch. available)
Libretto by Edward Eager
Vocal score available for sale: O5148

Night of the Moonspell. Opera in Three Acts (1975-76) Full evening
Lyric coloratura Soprano, lyric Soprano, girl Soprano, boy Soprano (2), girl Alto,
Mezzo-soprano (2), Tenor (4), Baritone (3), Bass-baritone (2), Bass (3) voices, acting parts (3);
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), pno., cel., hp.; str.
Libretto by Edward Mabley, based on the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

The Plough and the Stars. Opera in Three Acts (1963-69) Full evening
Lyric Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano (2), Alto, Contralto, Tenor (3), Baritone (4),
Bass-baritone, Bass (2) voice, acting parts (2), SATB chorus;
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 4/2/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., prepared pno. (offstage), cel., hp.; str.
Libretto by Edward Mabley after the play by Sean O’Casey

Sing Out, Sweet Land! A Musical (1944) Full evening
Solo voices (10), dancers, SATB Chorus; 1/1/2/1; 2/2/1/0; perc., gtr., pno.; str.
Book by Walter Kerr

A Tooth for Paul Revere. A Chorale Play (1945) 23’
Solo soprano, high Baritone, Baritone (2), Bass-baritone voices; SATB chorus;
1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc., pno.; str.
Text by Hy Zaret, based on the story by Stephen Vincent Benet

CHAMBER MUSIC

Declaration, for Brass and Timpani (1976) 5’
Hn. (2), trp. (2), trb. (2); timp.

Five Langston Hughes Songs (1951-84) 8’20”
Solo high voice; fl., cl., perc., pno., vln., vlc.

Prelude, Blues and Finale (1984) 15’
Cl. (2), pno. or cl., vla., pno.

Nocturne (1927) 1’
Fl. (or ob.), pno.
Available for sale: W2525 (Arc.)

Prelude (1927) 2’
Cl., pno.
Available for sale: W2526 (Arc.)

Songs of Experience (1977) 15’
Solo low voice; vla., pno.
Text: poems of William Blake
Score available for sale: O5047
(see also Vocal Music)

String Quartet No. 2 (1960) 20’
Vln. (2), vla., vlc.
Score available for sale: O5179
Set of parts available for sale: O5179A (Arc.)

String Quartet No. 3 (on Hebrew Themes) (1973) 21’
Vln. (2), vla., vlc.
Score available for sale: O5180
Set of parts available for sale: O5180A (Arc.)

Summer (1978) 5’
Vla., pno. or vln., pno

Ten Minutes for Four Players (1988) 10’
Fl., ob., cl., bn.

Ways of Love (1983) 16’
Solo high voice; fl., cl., perc., pno., vln., vlc.

CHORAL MUSIC (with Keyboard or a cappella)

American Street Cries (1943) 2-4’
SATB, a cappella
Available for sale: CM4694 (Arc.)

The Bold Fisherman 2’
SATB Chorus; pno.

Chilly Winds
SATB Chorus; pno.

The Cooper O’Fife 2’
Solo Alto, Baritone voices; SATB Chorus, a cappella

Deaf Woman’s Courtship (1943) 2-4’
SATB, a cappella
Available for sale: CM4692 (Arc.)

Evening Shade 2’
SATB Chorus, a cappella

Goin’ up the Mississippi 2’
SATB chorus, a cappella

Grandma Grunts (1943) 2-4’
SATB, a cappella
Available for sale: CM4996 (Arc.)

I’m Sad and Lonely (Mountain Song) 2’
SATB Chorus; pno.

Lonesome Valley 3’
SATB Chorus, a cappella

Loo-si-ana Gals 2’
SATB Chorus; pno.

The Monkey, the Horse and the ‘Possum 2’
SATB Chorus; pno.

A New Wind A-Blowin’ 2’
SATB Chorus; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

On My Journey Home 2’
SATB Chorus, a cappella

Pat Works on the Railroad (American-Irish Song)
Solo Baritone voice, SATB Chorus; pno.
Available for sale: CM6573 (Arc.)

Poor Wayfaring Stranger (1943) 2-4’
SATB, a cappella
Available for sale: CM4691 (Arc.)

Scenes of the Big Town (1987) 15’
SATB, a cappella
Text: William Carlos Williams

Schlof, Bobbeli (Pennsylvania Dutch Lullaby) 2’
SATB Chorus, a cappella

Shenandoah (Sea Shanty) 2’
SATB; pno.

Sing Unto the Lord a New Song (1981)
SATB Chorus; org.
Text: Psalms 98 and 99

Singing Down the Road (A Collection of songs arranged by Elie Siegmeister) (1947)
Male voices; pno.

Twelve Days of Christmas 3’
SATB Chorus, a cappella

VOCAL MUSIC

As I Was Going Along (1944)
Solo high voice; pno.
Text: Edward Eager

Ballad of Adam and Eve (1951/77)
Solo low voice ; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

Childhood Memories (1951)
Solo high voice; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

City Songs. 8 Songs (1977) 13’
Solo high voice; pno.
Text: Norman Rosten

Euclid (1941)
Solo high voice ; pno.
Text: Vachel Lindsay

The Face of War. Five Songs (1967) 8’30’
Solo low voice; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

Eberhart Songs (4 Songs) (1968)
Solo low voice; pno.
Text: Richard Eberhart

Holy Thursday (1932)
Solo high voice; pno.
Text: William Blake

Life is Fine (1974/78)
Solo baritone voice; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

Robert Frost Songs (4 Songs) (1930) 9’
Solo high voice; pno. or
Solo low voice; pno.
Text: Robert Frost

Six cummings Songs (1970) 9’30”
Solo baritone voice; pno.
Text: e. e. cummings

Songs of Experience (6 Songs) (1977) 15’
Solo low voice; pno.
Text: William Blake

Songs of Innocence (1972/79) 12’
Solo high voice; pno.
Text: William Blake

Three Minute Songs (1978)
Solo baritone voice; pno.
Text: Langston Hughes

PIANO MUSIC

American Sonata (Sonata No. l) (1944) 17’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5176

From My Window (1947) 9’
Solo piano

From These Shores (1985) 14’
Solo piano

On This Ground (1971) 14’
Solo piano

Piano Sonata No. 2 (1964) 10’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5176 (Arc.)

Piano Sonata No. 3 (1979) 15’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5177

Prelude, Blues and Toccata (Sonata No. 4) (1980) 13’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5178 (Arc.)

Serenade (1947) 3’
Solo piano

A Set of Houses. 7 Easy Pieces (1977) 10’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5032 (Arc.)

Song of the Valley (1951) 1’
Solo piano
Available for sale: P3300 (Arc.)

Theme and Variations No. 1 (1932) 7’
Solo piano

Theme and Variations No. 2 (1967) 7’
Solo piano

10/3/08

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