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SAMUEL JONES Biography Works List

ORCHESTRA / STRING ORCHESTRA

Benediction (2007) 4’
(based on Benediction and Seven-Fold Amen by Peter Lutkin,
alternately titled “The Lord Bless You and Keep You”)
1/1/1/1; 1/2/1/1; str.

Burlesque (from “Symphony No. 1”) (1960)* 5’
3/3/3/3; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., cel., hp.; str.

Chaconne and Burlesque (from “Symphony No. 1”) (1960)* 12’
3/3/3/3; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., cel., hp.; str.

Elegy (1963)* 6’
String orchestra
Published edition: score and parts – AS61

Fanfare and Celebration (1980)* 5’
(version A)
Picc./3/3/e. hn./3/b. cl./3/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), hp. (2); str.
(version B)
3/3/3/3; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), hp. (2); str.

In Retrospect (1959) 8’
2/2/2/2; 2/2/1/0; timp., glock.; str.
Published edition: score – O5198 (arc.)

Janus (1998) 18’
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2/2; 2/2/1/0; timp., perc., hp.; str.

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1972)* 16’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2 (in A & Bb)/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), hp.;
str. (optional off-stage flute choir: fl. (3), a. fl.)
Published edition: score – O5031

Listen Now My Children (1985)* 11’
(Overture on Texas Frontier Children’s Songs)
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), hp.; str.
Published edition: score – CY2018F

Overture for a City (1964) 8’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp.; str.

Roundings (Symphonic Suite): Musings and Meditations on Texas New Deal Murals (2001) 41’
3 (picc.)/3 (e. hn.)/3 (b. cl.)/3 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4-5), hp.; str.
Roundings is a work in 7 movements
   1.Prologue
   2. Windmill
   3. Oil Well
   4. Locomotive
   5. Lariat
   6. Plow and
   7. Epilogue
Three Suites from the work are available for performance separately:
   I. Hymn to the Earth (Mvts. 1, 6, 7) 14’
   II. Machines (Mvts. 3, 4) 13’
   III. The Open Range (Mvts. 2, 5) 14’

A Symphonic Requiem (Variations on a Theme of Howard Hanson) (1983/2002) 26’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), hp.; str.

Symphony No. 1 (1960)* 27’
3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno. (cel.), hp.; str.

Symphony No. 3 (Palo Duro Canyon) (1992) 22’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (5), hp.; str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT AND ORCHESTRA

Chorale-Overture for Organ and Orchestra (2003) 6’30”
Solo organ; picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2); str.

Concerto for Horn and Orchestra (2008) 25’
Solo horn; 3/3/3/3; 5/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3); str.
(two horns are off stage, as “echo horns,” in the last movement)

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra (2009) 26’
Solo trombone; 3 (picc.)/3 (e. hn.)/3 (b. cl.)/3 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp.; str.

Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra (2006) 24’
Solo tuba; 3(picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/0; timp., perc. (3), hp.; str.
Published edition: solo tuba and piano reduction – W2636

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

Canticles of Time (Symphony No. 2) 27’
Double SATB chorus; 3 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (5), hp.; str.
Text: John Stone
Note: The last movement (Gaudeo – 11’) of Canticles of Time may be performed separately

Eudora’s Fable: The Shoe Bird (2002) 48’
Narrator; children’s choir (2-part); 2 (picc., a. fl.)/2 (e. hn.)/ 3 (Eb cl., b. cl., a. sax.), 2; 2/3/1/0; timp., perc. (4), hp.; str.
Text: Eudora Welty

Reunion Benediction (2003) 7’
(based on Benediction and Seven-Fold Amen by Peter Lutkin, alternately titled “The Lord Bless You and Keep You”)
SATB chorus; str.

The Seas of God (Fanfare-Overture) (1992) 7’
SATB chorus; 3 (picc.)/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4)
Text: Walt Whitman

The Temptation of Jesus. An Oratorio (1995) 73’
Solo bass voice; SATB chorus, children’s chorus; 2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (b. cl.)/2; 2/2/3/0; timp., perc., cel., perc.; str.
Text: from Holy Scriptures and the writings of Thomas Merton

The Trumpet of the Swan (1985) 22’
SATB chorus; 3 (picc.)/3 (e. hn.)/3 (b. cl.)/3 (cbn.); 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp.; str.

OPERA

A Christmas Memory. An opera in one act (1981) 67’
Lyric tenor, lyric soprano, boy soprano, baritone, bass, mezzo-soprano, contralto voices;
2 (picc.)/2 (e. hn.)/2 (Eb cl., b. cl.)/2 (cbn.); 2/2/1/1; timp., perc., hp.; str.
Libretto by the composer, based on a short story by Truman Capote
and a screenplay by Eleanor Perry and Truman Capote

BRASS ENSEMBLE

Aurum Aurorae – Overture for Brass, Organ and Timpani (2001) 4’
Hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.; timp., org.

Festival Fanfare (1964) 2’
Hn. (5), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.

Parliament of Owls – Fanfare and Processional for Brass and Timpani (1991) 5’
Hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.; timp.

CHAMBER AND SOLO MUSIC

Ballad (“Babes in the Woods”) (1997)* 3’
(Adapted from “Listen Now, My Children”)
Solo piano
Published edition: contained in Masters of Our Day, Vol. 2 – O5409

Piano Sonata (1962) 18’
Solo piano
Published edition: O5293 (arc.)

Sonata for Cello and Piano (1996) 14’
Solo violoncello; piano

Spaces (1975) 8’
Narrator; violoncello
Text: Norman Lowrey

VOCAL MUSIC

Four Haiku (1959) 6’
Mezzo-soprano; piano
Text: poetry by John Stone
Published edition: O5292 (arc.)

How Do I Love Thee
Medium voice; piano
Text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Titles with an asterisk (*) after the date of composition are published by Carl Fischer, LLC; the remaining works are published by Campanile Press, Carl Fischer, LLC exclusive agent.

Updated 8/11

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