Wind Solos and Ensembles: 6 snapshots for solo flute: 4 minutes; premiered by Lois Cornils at First and Second Unitarian, Boston (1st & 2nd) with Music Now. Used in "Auto-Portamatic" a video by T J Norris shown at The Outlook Film and Video Festival, NYC IN 1992. 3 Pieces for Flute: 5 minutes; for Kristin Webb: 1. Eldood Eeoknay 2. variations. on a cup 3. untitled. Unperformed. Eldood Eeknnay: 2 minutes for oboe. Original version. Unperformed. 3 Pieces for Clarinet: 3 minutes. Premiered by Viola Woodward at 1st and 2nd. Also in preparation for performance by Romualdo Barone in Nagakute, Japan at The Aichi University of The Arts. Stag Ritual:4 minutes for 2 bassoons. See choral version. Unperformed. 3 Words for Wood Wind Quintet: 10 minutes. Read at Boston University under Robert Sirotta; written for Albert Regni. Unperformed. Flute Octet: 4 minutes. Written for Donald Maher. Middle movement of the String Nonet below, and Tarot Symphony #10. Unperformed. Antigon for Brass Octet: 5 movements in 10 minutes. 2 French Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Trombones, Euphonium and Tuba. Music from the operatic drama "Antigon." See Operatic Dramas. Unperformed.
Wind Ensembles and Winds with Piano: Four Miniatures for Flute and Piano: 4 minutes. See version below with viola. Unperformed. Diptych: 5 minutes in 3 movements for flute, bassoon and piano; performed at Princeton University by the Millstone Trio. The first movement expanded to 5 minutes. Lunar Eclipse:7 and a half minutes for tenor saxophone or bass clarinet and piano. First performed by Christian Contreras, saxophonist, with pianist, Yelena Beriyeva on January 27, 2012 with Boston Metro Opera. Versions also with harp or piano and string quintet or string orchestra, in "Orchestral Music." See also Tarot Symphony #18.
Auxiliary Instruments: after e. e. cummings:4 variations on Bb: 4 movements in 5 minutes for guitar; for Russell Southcott. Unperformed. Cha-cha for 3 Guitars:4 minutes. Unperformed. G'dot for 2 Harps: 4 minutes. used for the video "The Dream" shown on BNN-TV as part of Crazy Dinosaurs. Premiered at 1st and 2nd by Michael Rafferty and Virginia Crumb. After Samuel Beckett.
Solo Strings: Sonata for Solo Violin: 3 movements in 6 minutes. Unperformed. Circus Sonata I: 3 movements in 5 minutes for solo viola. Unperformed. Revised 5/16-17 and 20/14. Circus I: 1 expanded movement in 6 minutes based on the first two movements of last entry. 5/20/14 Circus Sonata II: 4 movements in 8 minutes for solo viola. Unperformed. Revised 5/16-17/14. Circus II: 4 movements in 10 minutes. Unperformed. 5/16-17/14. Uses materials from last entry and the third movement of the first Suite. after Samuel Beckett: 10 minutes for 'cello; performed many times by Michael Romanul at 1st and 2nd; The Babara Krakow Art Gallery; Mass General Hospital; and on WCRB radio, Boston. Cablecast on BNN-TV as the clay animated video "The Philosophy of Not-Knowing" as part of Crazy Dinosaurs. Plainchant: 10 minutes for 'cello. Unperformed. Celebration: 4 movements in 6 minutes for 'cello. See below under Accompanied Stringed Instruments. Version unperformed.
String Ensembles: The Genealogy of Morals: 4 movements in 10 minutes. for violin and 'cello. Unperformed. String Trio #I: "Paris" 4 movements in 15 minutes. Partially written in France. Unperformed. String Trio #II: 5 movements in 7 minutes. Unperformed. String Trio #III: "Rondozi Triozi" 6 movements in 6 minutes. Unperformed. String Trio #IV: "Manhattan" 4 movements in 11 minutes Unperformed. String Quartet # I: Requiem for a Rabbit: 5 movements in 10 minutes. Unperformed. String Quartet # II: Antithesis of Light: 1 movement in 8 minutes. Unperformed. String Quartet # III: The Cave: 4 movements in 8 minutes. Unperformed. The Quartets are thematically related and may be done as a set. Dream Fugue: 2 minutes, 40 seconds; Fugue I: Subject from a dream; Fugue II: Inversion: Fugue III: Retrograde; Fugue IV: Retrograde Inversion. Also for piano or string orchestra. Unperformed. String Quintet: 3 movements in 10 minutes. See "Chamber Symphony #1" in Orchestral Music. Unperformed. String Nonet: 3 movements in 15 minutes. Minimum requirements: 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 'cellos and double bass. See "Paradise Regained" in "Orchestral Music" and Tarot Symphony #10. Unperformed. The first movement performed by pianist, Eileen Feldman with Music Now and Now Dance (see Keyboard Music). The middle movement, originally for flute octet, commissioned by Donald Maher. The final movement, originally for chorus (withheld) and commissioned by St. Chrystostrom's Church in West Roxbury, MA)
Accompanied Stringed Instruments: Dance of Death: 4 minutes, for violin and piano. Written in Ireland. Unperformed. Celebration: 4 movements in 6 minutes; for 'cello & piano. Performed by the composer with 'cellist, Al Shahain at The First Unitarian Society of West Newton, MA. Twins: 5 minutes, for violin and piano. Sonata for Violin and Piano: 3 movements; 10 minutes. Unperformed. Sonata for Violin and Marimba (or Piano or Guitar): 3 movements in 10 minutes. Written in Ireland. Unperformed. Viola Concerto: Long version: 15 minutes, 6 movements; short version: 8 minutes, 3 sections; These versions, with piano, have more music for the soloist. See Tarot Symphony #6. Based on the myth of "Orpheus and Eurydice" with a happy ending. Dedicated to my partner, Andrew Swan. Piano Sextet: 3 movements in 15 minutes. string quartet, double bass and piano. Alternate version of Piano Concerto, See "Orchestral Music." See also Tarot Symphony #19. Unperformed. Violin Concerto: 4 movements in 20 minutes; with piano; available with orchestra, or with percussion, piano and string orchestra, also see next entry. See"Orchestral Music" and Tarot Symphony #15. Unperformed. Piano Septet:See above entry: violin solo with piano sextet.
Mixed Ensembles: Sora Sono: duo: 4 movements in 6 or 10 minutes. Performed as withheld version for two sopranos, performed several times in NYC, NJ and MA by Charlotte Regni and Janet Wheeler, sopranos. Rustling Leaves: duo: 5 movements in 8 minutes. Unperformed. See "Exequias Defuncti" in Choral Music. Duo: 9 movements in 15 minutes. four versions: for flute and violin, 2 violins, flute and 'cello or violin and 'cello. Unperformed. Four Miniatures for Flute, Viola and Piano: 4 minutes. Alternate version above. Unperformed. Rondo for Clarinet, French Horn and Double Bass or 'Cello: 5 movements in 10 minutes Unperform ed. Suite in Semi-strict Meter: 3 movements in 8 minutes for flute, 2 violins and viola. The last movement wasperformed at The University of Vermont, Margaret Costa, violin and others. The rest is unperformed. Scaramouche et Pulcinella: 5 movements in 12 minutes for flute, clarinet, violin, 'cello and piano. See larger version below and Symphony #1. In preparation for performance at The Aichi University of The Arts, Nagakute, Japan. The clarinetist will be Romualdo Barone.
Larger Mixed Combinations: Scaramouche et Pulcinella: 5 movements in 12 minutes. for octet of wood winds and strings: 1/1/1/1 1/1/1/1 (original version). See alternate versions for for Pierot ensemble (above), and Tarot Symphony #1 in "Orchestral Music." See also "Ballets." Unperformed. The Great Liberator: 5 movements in 30 minutes. Original version, as last entry, with harp. See Tarot Symphony #3 in "Orchestral Music" and "Keyboard Music." See also "Ballets." Unperformed. Lunar Eclipse: 10 minutes for tenor saxophone or bass clarinet and piano or harp and string quintet. See above version with piano and version with harp or piano, and string orchestra under "Orchestral Music." See also Tarot Symphony #18. Scrooge: 7 movements in 40 minutes for percussion, piano (Angelo Mamano), harp (Michael Rafferty), harpsichord (the composer) & viola Original version commissioned and performed by The Copley Square Ballet. David Drummond, as Scrooge and choreographer; Nancy Angelini, as The Spirit of The Future. First performed at The Strand Theater in Dorchester, MA. The number of performances is unknown. See "Ballets," "Orchestral Music" and "Keyboard Music." See also Tarot Symphony #4 and "Watch Scrooge."