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by date of composition

 

2020

Symphonia, scored for woodwinds in pairs, plus piccolo, English horn and bass clarinet; three trumpets; four horns; three trombones; tuba; percussion; strings. Rabelais Printing. 

Agios o Theos, for double a cappella mixed chorus. Rabelais Printing.  

 

 

2019

El Divino Orfeo, a sacred chamber opera in two parts: Loa; Auto sacramental. Text: Don Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Rabelais Printing. 

Sonata for Orchestra, scored for woodwinds in pairs; two trumpets; two horns; timpani; strings. Rabelais Printing.

 

2018

On a Theme of Rachmnaninoff, for pianoforte solo. Rabelais Printing.   

Sancta Trinitas, for chorus and orchestra. Premiered 2019. Rabelais Printing.

 

2017

Trio, for violin, violoncello, and pianoforte. Premiered 2018. Rabelais Printing.  

Dialogui disparati, for Bb Clarinet, Piano, Vibraphone, Tam-tam, Suspended Cymbal, Temple Blocks, Bongos, and Conga. Rabelais Printing. 

Te saludi, Maria, the Angelic Salutation in the Bascon dialect, for SAGB a cappella chorus. Rabelais Printing. 

 

 

2013

Život v pravdě (Life in Truth), for narrator and chamber orchestra. Premiered 2013. Project in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic to honor the late President Václav Havel. Rabelais Printing.

2012

Lux refulget, for SATB chorus and orchestra. Premiered 2012. Rabelais Printing. 

De la pasión de nuestro Señor JhesúXristo, for soprano or tenor and piano. (text: Juan Ruiz, arcipreste de Hita). Rabelais Printing.
 
2011

Quintet for Brass. Premiered 2018. Rabelais Printing.

 

 

2010

Le camp du drap d'or, for orchestra (with optional SATB schola and recorder trio). Premiered 2019.  Rabelais Printing.

 

2009

Curteggio a Atrani, for orchestra. Premiered 2018. Rabelais Printing.

Elogium in Nativitate Domini, for SATB chorus and orchestra. Rabelais Printing.

 

2008

Malachey Elyon, for recorded voices, SATB chorus, tenor solo, and chamber orchestra. Premiered 2008. Rabelais Printing.

Pater superni luminis, for , SATB chorus and piano or organ. Rabelais Printing.

 

2006

Our Father, which in heaven art, for SATB chorus and chamber orchestra (English and Anglo-Saxon texts). Commissioned by the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Murry Sidlin, Dean, as part of the 2006 President’s Concert, The Catholic University of America. Premiered 2006. Rabelais Printing. 

         

2005

Tre pregaríe, for tenor or soprano and piano (Neapolitan texts: the Lord’s Prayer, Angelic Salutation, and Doxology). Premiered 2009. Rabelais Printing.

Preghier’ ‘e surdàto, for tenor and piano (original Neapolitan text). Commissioned by the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Murry Sidlin, Dean, as part of the 2005 President’s Concert, The Catholic University of America. Premiered 2005. Rabelais Printing.

Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, Piano and Orchestra. Rabelais Printing.

 

2002

Rimas sacras, for soprano and piano (texts: twelve Spanish poems from the 12th to 16th century). Premiered 2004. Rabelais Printing.

Trois épiphanies, for piano solo. Premiered 2004. Rabelais Printing.

 

2001

Cuatro cánticas de loores de Santa María, for four soloists (SATB) and piano (texts: Juan Ruiz, arcipreste de Hita). Premiered 2009. Setting for four soloists (SATB), piano and chamber strings, 2010.  Rabelais Printing.

Solsticios y equinoccios. Rabelais Printing

 

2000

Vísperas de la Santa Cruz, for four soloists, SATB chorus, and orchestra. Premiered 2011. Rabelais Printing. Funded in part by a grant from The American Music Center.

 

1999

Prólogo y Canto, for violin, violoncello, and piano. Premiered 1999. Rabelais Printing.

The Great Antiphons, for piano solo. Commissioned.

 

1997

Éclat, for double woodwind quintet. Commissioned by The Catholic University of America Chamber Winds. Premiered 1997. Rabelais Printing.

 

1996

Quatre poèmes de Christine de Pisan, for soprano and piano. Commissioned by soprano Cecilia Di Marco. Premiered 1997. Rabelais Printing.

 

1995

Hommage à François Rabelais, for bassoon and piano. Rabelais Printing.

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. Premiered 2001. Rabelais Printing. Funded in part by a grant from The American Music Center.

 

1993

Sept berceuses, for violin, violoncello, and piano. Premiered 1992. Rabelais Printing.

 

1990

Ophélie, for soprano, flute, and piano (text by Arthur Rimbaud). Premiered 1990. Rabelais Printing.

 

1988

Sonate-Tableau, for oboe, horn in F, violin, violoncello, soprano, and piano (text: Recueillement, by Charles Baudelaire). Premiered 1990. Rabelais Printing.

 

1987

Canzone 'e copp' 'o tammurro, for tenor and piano (text: five anonymous Neapolitan poems). Premiered 1987. Version for tenor and piano quintet (First Prize, David Lloyd Kreeger Creativity Award). Version for tenor and orchestra.  Rabelais Printing.

 

1986

Canticum Judith, for four soloists, SATB chorus, and orchestra (text: Book of Judith, chapter 16, verses 1-17). Rabelais Printing.

 

1985

Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra. Rabelais Printing.

 

1984

Dodekaphonai, for oboe, clarinet, horn in F, bassoon, and piano. Rabelais Printing.

 

1983

Mouvement concertant, for woodwind quintet and string orchestra. Premiered 1983. Rabelais Printing.

Antiphonae Beatae Mariae Virginis, for SATB a cappella chorus. Premiered 1992. Rabelais Printing.

In Nocturno, for tenor and orchestra (text: First Nocturne of Matins from the Officium Defunctorum). Premiered 1984. Rabelais Printing.

Veni, Sancte Spiritus, for SATB chorus and orchestra (text: Roman liturgy, Sequence from the Mass for Pentecost Sunday). Rabelais Printing.


1982

Musique à deux pour deux orchestres de chambreRabelais Printing.

Music for Liturgy: Holy, for voice, trumpet, and organ; Doxology, for voice and organ; Antiphon for Psalm 139, for voices and organ; Canticle: 1 Peter 2: 21-24, for voices and organ; Hymn in Honor of St. Joseph (text: Te Joseph celebrent). Rabelais Printing.

 

1981

Scherzino, for woodwind quintet. Rabelais Printing.

Two Etudes, for piano. Premiered 1981. Rabelais Printing.

 

1980

String QuartetRabelais Printing.

 

1979

Correspondances, for soprano and string orchestra (text: Charles Baudelaire). Premiered 1983. Rabelais Printing.

Woodwind Quartet. Premiered 1983. Rabelais Printing.

 

1978

Faeder Ure, for TTBB chorus and piano (text: The Lord's Prayer in Anglo-Saxon). Premiered 1979.  (SSAA, 2000.) Rabelais Printing.

Trisagion, for TTBB a cappella chorus (text: Improperia from the Good Friday Liturgy). Rabelais Printing.

The Duchess of Malfi, for symphonic band. Premiered 1979. Rabelais Printing.

 

1977

Prelude and Aria, for symphonic band. Premiered 1978. Rabelais Printing.

 

1973

Rhapsody for Band. Premiered 1976. Rabelais Printing.




by genre

Chamber

Dialogui disparati, for Bb clarinet, piano, vibraphone, tam-tam, suspended cymbal, temple blocks, bongos, and conga

Dodekaphonai, for oboe, clarinet, horn in F, bassoon, and piano

Éclat, for double woodwind quintet

Hommage à François Rabelais, for bassoon and piano

Ophélie, for soprano, flute, and piano (text by Arthur Rimbaud)

Prólogo y Canto, for violin, violoncello, and piano

Quintet for Brass

Scherzino, for woodwind quintet

Sept berceuses, for violin, violoncello, and piano

Sonate-Tableau, for oboe, horn in F, violin, violoncello, soprano, and piano (text: Recueillement, by Charles Baudelaire)

String Quartet

Trio, for violin, violoncello, and piano

Woodwind Quartet, for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon

 

Choral a cappella

Antiphonae Beatae Mariae Virginis, for SATB chorus

Agios o Theos, for double SATB chorus 

Te saludi, Maria, the Angelic Salutation in the Gascon dialect, for SATB  chorus

Trisagion, for TTBB chorus (text: Improperia from the Good Friday Liturgy)

 

 

Choral accompanied

Pater superni luminis, for SATB chorus and piano or organ (text: hymn for the feast of St. Mary Magdalen)

Faeder Ure, for TTBB chorus and piano (text: The Lord's Prayer in Anglo-Saxon)  (Also arranged for SSAA)

Cuatro cánticas de loores de Santa María, for four soloists (SATB) and piano (texts: Juan Ruiz, arcipreste de Hita)

 

Choral/Orchestral

Lux refulget, for SATB chorus and orchestra

Elogium in Nativitatis Domini, for SATB chorus and orchestra (text: Martyrology for December 25)

Malachey Elyon, for recorded voices, SATB chorus, tenor solo (cantor), and chamber orchestra

Canticum Judith, for four soloists, SATB chorus, and orchestra (text: Book of Judith, chapter 16, verses 1-17)

Our Father, which in heaven art, for SATB chorus and chamber orchestra (English and Anglo-Saxon texts)

Sancta Trinitas, for chorus and orchestra 

Veni, Sancte Spiritus, for SATB chorus and orchestra (text: Roman liturgy, Sequence from the Mass for Pentecost Sunday)

Vísperas de la Santa Cruz, for four soloists, SATB chorus, and orchestra

 

Concerto

Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, Piano and Orchestra

Solsticios y equinoccios

 

Concerto Grosso

Mouvement concertant, for woodwind quintet and string orchestra

 

Chamber Opera

El Divino Orfeo, a sacred chamber opera in two parts: Loa; Auto sacramental. Text: Don Pedro Calderón de la Barca

 

Orchestra

Symphonia

Sonata for Orchestra

Le camp du drap d'or

Curteggio a Atrani

 

Musique à deux pour deux orchestres de chambre

Solsticios y equinoccios

Život v pravdě (Life in Truth), for narrator and chamber orchestra (text: excerpts from the address delivered by President Václav Havel to a joint session of the United States Congress, February 21, 1990)

 

Piano Solo

On a Theme of Rachmaninoff

The Great Antiphons

Trois épiphanies

Two Etudes

 

Solo Voice and Piano

Canzone 'e copp' 'o tammurro, for tenor and piano (text: five anonymous Neapolitan poems)  (Also version for tenor and piano quintet)

De la pasión de nuestro Señor JhesúXristo, for soprano and piano

Preghier’ ‘e surdàto, for tenor and piano (original Neapolitan text)

Quatre poèmes de Christine de Pisan, for soprano and piano

Rimas sacras, for soprano and piano (texts: twelve Spanish poems from the 12th to 16th century)

Tre pregaríe, for tenor or soprano and piano (Neapolitan texts: the Lord’s Prayer, Angelic Salutation, and Doxology)

 

Solo Voice and Orchestra

Correspondances, for soprano and string orchestra (text: Charles Baudelaire)

In Nocturno, for tenor and orchestra (text: First Nocturne of Matins from the Officium Defunctorum)

 

Symphonic Band

The Duchess of Malfi

Prelude and Aria

Rhapsody for Band

 

Music for Liturgy

Antiphon for Psalm 139, for voices and organ

Canticle: 1 Peter 2:21-24, for voices and organ

Doxology, for voice and organ

Holy, for voice, trumpet, and organ

Hymn in Honor of St. Joseph (text: Te Ioseph celebrent) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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