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SAMUEL ADLER Biography Works List

List of Works in the Carl Fischer Catalog

ORCHESTRA

American Airs and Dances (1998) 15’
3 (picc.)/2/e. h./2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), hp.; str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA

Concerto for Organ and Orchestra (1970) 20’
Solo organ; picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., hp.; str.

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

The Waking (1978) 40’
SATB chorus, children’s chorus; picc./2/2/2/b. cl./2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno.; str.
Text: Countee Cullen, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Theodore Roethke, James Stephens

SOLO VOICE AND ORCHESTRA

The Lodge of Shadows (1973) 38’
Solo baritone voice; dancers; 2 (picc.)/1/1/1; 1/1/2/0; perc., amp. hpschd.; str.
Libretto by Jarold Ramsey

BAND AND WIND ENSEMBLE

American Airs and Dances (1998) 15’
Fl. (3) (picc.), ob. (2), cl. (3), b. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
    hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (4); cb.

Concerto for Winds, Brass and Percussion (1968) 19’
Picc. (2), fl. (2), ob. (2), e. hn., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., cb. cl., bn. (2), a. sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
    hn. (4), cor. (3), trp. (1), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (4)

Dawn to Glory (1998) 10’
Fl. (3) (picc.), ob. (2), e. hn., Eb cl., cl. (3), b. cl., bn. (2), s. sax., a. sax., t. sax., b. sax.;
    hn. (4), trp. (4), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (4)

A Little Day and Night Music (1976) 6’
Fl. (2), ob., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bsn., a sax. (2), t. sax., b. sax.;
    hn. (2), trp. (3), trb. (3), bar. (t.c./b.c.), tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb.
Score and parts available for sale: J702

Pygmalion. An Overture for Large Wind Ensemble (2005) 5’30”
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), e. hn., Eb cl., cl. (3), b. cl., bn. (2), s. sax., a. sax., t. sax.;
    hn. (4), trp. (4), trb. (3), euph., tba.; timp., perc. (3)

Solemn March. John Knowles Paine, arr. Samuel Adler (1997) 11’
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), e. hn., Eb cl., cl. (2), b. cl., bn. (2), cbn., a. sax. (2), t. sax.;
    hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (2); cb.

CHORUS AND BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE

Serenade (1971) 17’
SATB Chorus; picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), e. hn., Eb cl., cl. (3), a. cl., b. cl., bn., a sax. (2), t. sax.;
    hn. (4), trp. (4), trb. (3), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (4), hp.
Text: William Blake

CHORUS AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

We Believe: A Hymn of Faith (1974) 18’
Solo SATB voices, SATB chorus; fl., cl., bn., a. sax.; amp. hpschd., perc.; vln., vlc.

SOLO VOICE AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

Canto V (1968) 10’
Solo soprano voice; fl.; perc.; vlc.
Text: Hyam Plutzik

Nuptial Scene (1975) 10’
Solo mezzo-soprano voice; fl., ob., b. cl.; perc., cel.; vln., vla., vlc.
Text: 15th century Catalonian-Hebrew wedding text

The Passionate Sword: A Prayer (1974) 10’
Solo baritone voice; fl., cl.; perc.; vln., vlc.
Text: Jean Starr Untermeyer and Louis Untermeyer

String Quartet No. 6: A Whitman Serenade (1975) 20’
Solo medium voice; string quartet
Text: from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Full score available for sale: O5012

INSTRUMENTAL CHAMBER MUSIC

Be Not Afraid: The Isle Is Full of Noises (1999) 9’
Brass quintet

Contrasting Inventions (1998) 6’
Saxophone duet (alto and tenor saxophone)

A Dozen for Two (1974) 11’
(6 Canons and 6 folksong arrangements)
2 violins
Available for sale: O4960 (Arc.)

Four Dialogues (1974) 10’
Euphonium, marimba
Available for sale: O5034 (CP)

L’Olam Vaed (Forever and Ever): A Meditation (1975) 7’
Violoncello, piano

SOLO INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Canto III (1976) 6’
Solo violin

Canto VIII (1973) 5’
Solo piano

Three Piano Preludes (1999) 6’
(Rushing Waters, Dream Sequence, Paradelle)
Solo piano
Available for sale: PL125

VOCAL MUSIC

Of Saints and Sinners: A cycle of five songs (1976) 12’
Solo mezzo-soprano voice, piano
Texts: Irving Feldman, Johoash, Walter Kaufmann, Robert Mezey, Charles Reznikoff

Those Were the Days (2000) 10’
Soprano, piano
Text: poems of Donald Justice

CHORAL MUSIC

How Sweet the Sound (1976) 3’
SATB chorus, organ
Available for sale: CM 8054 (Arc.)

Leisure (A Madrigal) (1976) 1:30
SATB chorus, a cappella
Available for sale: CM8064 (Arc.)

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