Index of Works

 

 

Orchestra

Title Instrumentation Publisher Timing
SEASONS' GREETINGS 2-2-2-2; 4-2-3-0; pno, hp, perc; str HP-M 23'
THE TAKING OF T'UNG KUAN 3-2-2(B & Eb Cl)-2; 4-3-3-1; perc(3); str Rental: MMB Music 8'
SINFONIETTA 2-2-2(B CL)-1; 2-2-1-0; perc(2),pf; str Rental: IONE 16'
PHASES OF THE GREAT LAND 2-1-2-2; 4-3-3-1; perc; str HP-M 17'
OPEN SESAME! 2-2-2-2; 4-3-3-0; pf; str HP-M 16'
SYMPHONY: THE OREGON 2/pic-2/Ehn-2/B Cl-2/CBsn; 4-3-3-2; hp,perc; str HP-M (Rental: MMB Music)
THE THIRTEEN CLOCKS 2 Narrators; 3-2-2-2; 4-3-3-0; perc(3); str HP-M 23'
SLOW DANCE 1-1-2-1; 2-1-0-0; hp; perc; str HP-M 6'
SYMPHONY OF SONGS 3-3-3-3; 4-2-3-1; hp,perc(4); str HP-M (Rental: MMB Music) 33'

Chorus & Orchestra

Title Text Instrumentation Publ.  
CANTATA: HOW LONG O LORD Biblical Baritone Solo & Chorus; 2-2-2-2; 2-2-1-1; perc(3); str HP-M 15'
CITY UPON A HILL Early American & JF Kennedy Chorus, Childrens Choir, Narr, Bell; 2-2-2-2; 4-2-3-1; perc(3); str HP-M 27'
INSCRIPTIONS AT THE CITY OF BRASS Arabian Nights Vc, Cb, Female Narr, Chorus; 3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; pf,hp,banjo,guit,perc(5) HP-M 28'
PRAISES FROM THE CORNERS OF THE EARTH Donne, Koran, Strongwolf, Cummings Chorus; 2-2-2-2; 4-3-3-1; perc(4); str HP-M 16'
RAPTURES ON MADRIGALS OF GESUALDO Gesualdo Madrigal Group; 2-2-2-2; 4-2-3-0; str HP-M (rental: MMB Music) 23'
GLORIOUS th'ASSEMBLED FIRES Chr. Smart Chorus, Boy Soprano; 3/pic-3/Ehn-3/B Cl-3/CBsn; 4-2-3-1; perc(3); str HP-M 33'

Chorus & Concertante Instruments

Title Text Instrumentation Publisher Timing
TOM o' BEDLAM Anon.17th C. SATB, Oboe, Tabor & Jingles IONE 11'
MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE UNTO THE LORD Psalm 100 SATB with Cl, Tpt, 2 Hns, B Trb, Lt perc HP-M 6'
PROPHECY Isaiah SATB, Tenor Solo, Organ IONE 6'
NOW WELCOM SOMER Chaucer SATB with Flute IONE 5'
THE MOST TRIUMPHANT BIRD E. Dickinson SATB with Viola & Piano HP-M 12'
SONGS FROM THE GOLIARDS var. Medieval SATB with Cello HP-M 15'
PROVERBS OF HELL Blake SATB with perc(2) (also TTBB a cappella) HP-M 10'
I SAW A STRANGER YESTERE'EN Gaelic rune SATB with Violin IONE 5'
SONGS IN SEASON Doris Avshalomov SATB with CB & Piano HP-M 23'
HIS FLUID ARIA
(Premiered by New Amsterdam Singers of N.Y. under Clara Longstreth with Dennis Smylie, B.Cl., on May 31, 2001)
Doris Avshalomov SATB with B Cl HP-M 9'
ARCANA Doris Avshalomov SATB with Tpt, Bsn, Hn, Trb HP-M 15'

Chorus A Cappella

Title Text Publisher Timing
BLESSINGS FROM CHRISTOPHER SMART
3 pieces; Premiere by VOLTI of San Francisco, Robert Geary, Dr. Feb. 19, 2006

Christopher Smart
 
12'
WHEN SUMMER SHINES 7 poems by Ruth Pitter HP-M 25'
TWO PENSIVE SONGS
    I Promise Nothing
    Because Your Voice

Housman
Joyce
HP-M
3'
2'
OF MAN'S MORTALITIE
    Hic Jacet
    In Time of Plague
    Tangle, Wrangle, Brangle

Raleigh
Nashe
Rabelais
PEER 11'
WHIMSIES var. New Yorker IONE 5'
WONDERS
    The Smile
    The Grain of Sand
Blake HP-M 7'
REFLECTIONS FROM THE ROAD Doris Avshalomov HP-M 9'

Vocal

Title Text Instrumentation Publisher Timing
CONTEMP-LATIONS FOR NED
Commissioned for the 50th Anniversary of Cynthia and Ned Behrman
Ruth Pitter, Li Po, Lucretius
A Serenade for Mezzo-Soprano & String Quartet   13'
SONGS PENSIVE & AGILE (18 Songs) various Medium Voice & Piano HP-M  
SONGS FOR ALYCE
   The Mountain
   Answer July
   A Day is Laid By
   The Watch
E. Dickinson

May Swenson
Medium Voice & Piano HP-M 13'
TAKING LEAVE OF A FRIEND Li Po Medium Voice, Fl, Vla, Pf HP-M 6'
TWO OLD BIRDS K. Hoskins Soprano, Cl, Pf HP-M 5'
DORIS SONGS
(Cycle of 12)
Doris Avshalomov Medium Voice & Guitar
(also with Piano or Harp)
HP-M 24'
THE HOLLOW TREE
(4 Songs)
J. Clare Lyric Baritone & Vc HP-M 12'
RUTH PITTER SONGS
   Charity
   In The Potting Shed
  Medium Voice & Piano HP-M 5'

Chamber

Title Instrumentation Publisher Timing
TWO BAGATELLES Clarinet & Piano HP-M 5'
CUES FROM "The Little Clay Cart" Fl/Picc, Cl, Banjo, Guit, Vla, Vc, Perc(3) ACE 11'
DISCONSOLATE MUSE Fl & Piano HP-M 6'
ENTRADA FOR REED Brass Quintet HP-M 5'
QUODLIBET MONTAGNA Brass Sextet HP-M 6'
SONATINE FOR VIOLA & PIANO (Alternate Clar) HP-M 15'
EVOCATIONS Clarinet & Piano (Alternate Viola) HP-M 17'
UP AT TIMBERLINE 16 Winds & Brass HP-M 16'
POEM-FANTASIES Violin & Viola HP-M 12'

Keyboard

Title Publisher Timing
1-2-3- FOR DAVID HP-M 5'
VISION HP-M 2'
SUITE MARYBETTY (4-Hands) HP-M 2'

Stage

Title Instrumentation
INCIDENTAL MUSIC TO THE PLAY: "The Little Clay Cart" Fl,Cl,Voice,Vc,Bjo,Guit,perc(2)

 

The Works of Aaron Avshalomov

Title Instrumentation Publisher Timing
FLUTE CONCERTO
FL & orch:1-2-2-2; 2-2-3-1; timp, hp, perc; str ACA 15'
PIANO CONCERTO IN G pf,orch: 3-2-2-2; 4-2-3-1; hp, xyl, cel, perc; str ACA 32'
VIOLIN CONCERTO, (On Chinese Themes) vln & orch: 2-2-2-1; 2-2-0-0; timp, hp, cel, perc; str ACA 30'
FENG-HUANG, (Ballet) SAT(solo),SATB chor; 2-1/e hn-1-1; 2hn;hp;pf;perc;cel;str (or pf reduc) ACA 80'
K'E STILL RIPPLES TO ITS BANKS, THE sop, pf, ? ch orch ACA 6'
STRING QUARTET in E minor 2/1/01 ACA 24'
SUBLIMATION sop(high),pf ACA 5'
SYMPHONY 1, in C minor 3-2-2-2;4-3-3-1;tmp;hp;pf;str ACA 36'
SYMPHONY 2 in E minor 3/pic-3/e hn-3-b cl-3; 4-3-3-1; timp, perc(4), cel, hp, pf; str ACA 34'
SYMPHONY 3, in B minor 3/pic-2-eh-Ebcl(pic)-2-BCL-2-CBSN; 4-3-3-1; timp;perc;Hp;Pf;Cel;str ACA 26'
WILLOW BRANCH, THE sop(high),pf ACA 3'