WILLIAM GRANT STILL Biography Works List

ORCHESTRA / CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Archaic Ritual (1946) 20’30”
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.

Darker America (1924) 9’
2/1/e. hn./2/2; 1/1/1/0; perc., pno.; str.

Festive Overture (1944) 10’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: O5343

From the Black Belt. Seven Little Pieces (1926) 12’
2/1/2/b. cl./1; 3/3/0/0; timp., perc., hp.; str.

La Guiablesse (1927) 18’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., hp.; str.

Los Alnados de Espana (1962) 12’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc.; str.

Serenade (1957) 9’20”
2 (picc.)/2/2/2; 3/2/2/1; timp., perc., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 2 in G Minor (“Song of a New Race”) (1937) 25’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./3 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 3 (1945) 25’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./3 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.

Symphony No. 4 (“Autochthonous”) (1947) 27’30”
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2./cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA

Kaintuck’ (1935) 13’
Solo piano; 3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./3 (b. cl.)/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.
Full Score available for sale: SC48

Suite for Violin and Orchestra (1943) 25’
Solo violin; 2/1/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., hp.; str.

VOICES / NARRATOR / CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

The Little Song that Wanted to Be a Symphony (1953) 15’
Narrator, solo soprano (2), alto voices; 2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 3/3/2/1;
timp., perc., cel., hp.; str.
Text: Verna Arvey
Full score available for sale: ET25F

Pages from Negro History (1943) 12’
Narrator; 2/2/2/2; 4/2/3/1; perc., pno. (or hp.); str.
Text: Verna Arvey
Piano reduction with narrator available

Sahdji (1930) 45’
Solo bass voice; SATB Chorus; 2 (both dbl picc.)/2/e. hn./Eb cl./2/b. cl./2; 4/2/2/1;
timp., perc.; str.
Piano reduction available for sale: ET9

Sahdji (short version) (1930) 20”
Solo bass voice; SATB chorus; 2 (both dbl picc..)/2/e. hn./Eb cl./2/b. cl./2; 4/2/2/1;
timp., perc.; str

CHAMBER MUSIC

Incantation and Dance 5’
Oboe and piano
Available for sale: W1867

2/4/09

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