Henry Brant

  • Henry Brant is America’s foremost composer of acoustic spatial music. The planned positioning of performers throughout the hall, as well as on stage, is an essential factor in his composing scheme and a point of departure for a radically expanded range and intensity of musical expression. Brant’s mastery of spatial composing technique enables him to write textures of unprecedented polyphonic and/or polystylistic complexity, while providing maximum resonance in the hall and increased clarity of musical detail for the listener. Brant’s principal works since 1950 are all spatial. His catalogue now comprises over 100 such works, each for a different instrumentation and requiring a different spatial deployment in the hall. In the mid 1950s Brant felt that “single-style music…could no longer evoke the new stresses, layered insanities, and multi-directional assaults of contemporary life on the spirit” In keeping with Brant’s belief that music can be as complex and contradictory as everyday life, his larger works often employ multiple, contrasting performing forces, as in Meteor Farm (1982) for symphony orchestra, large jazz band, two choruses, West African drum ensemble and chorus, South Indian soloists, large Gamelan ensemble, percussion orchestra and two Western-style solo sopranos.

    Brant’s spatial experiments have convinced him that space exerts specific influences on harmony, polyphony, texture and timbre. He regards space as music’s “fourth dimension” (after pitch, time and timbre). Brant continues to experiment with new combinations of acoustic timbres, even creating entire works for instrumental family groups of a single timbre: Orbits for 80 trombones, Ghosts & Gargoyles for 9 flutes, and others for multiple trumpets, flutes and guitars. This predilection for ensembles of a single tone quality dates from Angels and Devils (1932). Brant does not use electronic materials or permit amplification in his music.

    A member of the American Academy of Arts & Letters, Brant was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in Music for Ice Field (2001). He has received two Guggenheim Fellowships and was the first American composer to win the Prix Italia. Among other honors are Ford Foundation and Fromm Foundation grants, Koussevitsky and National Endowment for the Arts awards, and the American Music Center’s Letter of Distinction. Brant’s work has found municipal recognition in an official Henry Brant Week in Boston (1982), in a series of ten all-Brant concerts at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam (1984), and in New York City’s Certificate of Appreciation (1992). The Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel has acquired the complete archive of Brant’s original manuscripts (1998). In conjunction with Brant’s 85th birthday concert, Wesleyan University conferred upon him the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts (1998).

    Born in Montreal of American parents in 1913, Henry Brant began composing at the age of eight. After moving to New York in 1929, he composed and conducted for radio, films, ballet, and jazz groups. Starting in the late 40s, he taught at Columbia University, Juilliard, and, for 24 years, Bennington College. In 1981, he settled in Santa Barbara, California, where he died at home, on April 26, 2008, at the age of 94.


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    Non-Spatial Works
    ORCHESTRA / CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    19896 An Adventure 19896 5:00 3 3 3 2 – 2 3 2 0; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.
    19904 Ballad (The Half Songs) 19904 6:00 2 1 2 2 – 2 2 1 0; Perc. Pno. Str.
    19922 Decision 19922 7:00 3 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Str.
    19923 Dedication in Memory of a Great Man 19923 7:00 2 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Str.
    19928 Downtown Suite 19928 6:00 1 1 2 1 – 2 2 1 0; Timp. Perc. Pno. Str. Or Fl.(dbl. Picc.) Cl. Pno. 3Vln. Vla. Vcl. Cb.
    20000 Symphony in B-flat
    (The Nineteen Thirties)
    20000 21:00 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. Str.
    20001 Symphony No. 2
    (Promised Land)
    20001 21:00 2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 1; Timp. 2Perc. Str.
    20007 Variations on a Canadian Theme 20007 12:00 3 3 3 2 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Hp. Str.
    SC49 Whoopee In D SC49 Orchestra
    20013 Whoopee in D major: (Overture for a Fine Orchestra) 20013 5:00 1 1 2 1 – 2 2 1 0; Perc. Pno. Str.
    Solo Instrument with Orchestra/Chamber Orchestra
    W2659 Concerto for Alto Sax and Orchestra
    Piano Reduction by Elizabeth Ames – Foreword by Dr. Noah Getz
    W2659 Alto Saxophone in Eb, Piano
    O5319 Concerto for Alto Saxophone Solo Or Trumpet Solo O5319 18:00 Chamber Ensemble
    CY2992F Concerto for Alto Sax and Orchestra CY2992F full score
    19913 Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra 19913 12:00 Solo Cl.; 2 1 2 2 – 2 2 1 0; Timp. Perc. Pno. Str.
    19914 Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra 19914 20:00 Solo Eb Alto Sax; 2 2 2 2 – 0 3 2 0; Perc. Pno. Str.
    19930 Fantasy and Caprice
    (Concerto for Violin and Orchestra)
    19930 15:00 Solo Vln.; 3 3 3 2 – 2 3 2 0; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.
    STRING ORCHESTRA
    19990 Saraband 19990 2:00 Solo violin (or viola); str.
    20005 Two Choral Preludes 20005 9:00 String Orchestra
    20006 Two Lyric Interludes 20006 4:30 String Orchestra
    BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE
    19965 Millennium I 19965 6:00 tpt.(8); perc.(3)
    19992 Signs and Alarms 19992 9:00 picc., cl.(2); tpt., hn.(2), tbn., tba.; timp. perc.
    FE198 Signs and Alarms-Full S FE198 full score
    19998 Street Music
    (3 Places in Montreal)
    19998 8:00 cl.(2), a.sax., t.sax.(2) (b.cl.), b.sax.; tpt.(2), tbn.(2), tba.; perc.
    20012 Whoopee in D major 20012 4:00 picc., fl., ob.(2), cl.(2), bsn., cbsn.; hn.(2)
    Solo Instrument with Band/Wind Ensemble
    19911 Concerto for Alto Sax or Trumpet with Nine Instruments 19911 22:00 Solo alto saxophone (or trumpet); fl., cl.(4), a.cl.(or b.cl.), b.cl.; tba.; perc.
    19912 Concerto for Clarinet and Dance (Jazz) Orchestra 19912 12:00 Solo clarinet; a.sax.(2), t.sax.(2), b.sax.(b.cl.) (all saxes, dbl. cl.); tpt.(4), tbn.(2); cb., drum set, pno., gtr.; vibr.
    CY1404F Concerto
    for Clarinet Solo with Full Dance Orchestra
    CY1404F solo Clarinet, Alto Saxophone (2) – Doubling Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone (2) – Doubling Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone-Doubling Bass Clarinet, Trumpet (4), Trombone (2), ContraBass, Drum Set, Piano, Guitar, Vibraphone
    19997 Statesmen in Jazz: Three Portraits 19997 6:00 Solo clarinet; a.sax.(2), t.sax.(2), b.sax.(all saxes dbl. cl.); hn., tpt.(4), tbn.(2); gtr., pno., cb., drum set, perc.
    SOLO INSTRUMENT WITH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
    20008 Violin Concerto with Lights 20008 20:00 Solo vln.; fl.(picc.), cl.(b.cl.); tpt., tbn.; Perc. pno., hp.; vla., vcl., cb.; 5 musicians who operate lights
    VOCAL QUARTET WITH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
    19937 Four Skeleton Pieces 19937 9:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices; picc., fl., cl.; tpt., tbn.; perc.(6), pno.(4hands)
    19991 The Scientific Creation of the World 19991 10:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, baritone voices; picc.(2), cl.; tpt., tbn.; perc.(4), pno., hp., accordion (2)
    CHAMBER MUSIC
    With Soloist
    19926 Divinity 19926 8 solo hpschd.; tpt.(2), hn., tbn.(2)
    19932 Feuerwerk
    (Words over Fireworks)
    19932 6:00 Solo female speaker; picc., Eb cl., bsn.; Timp. chimes, hpschd., pno.; vln., vla.
    19971 Newsflash 19971 3:00 for narrator and jazz drummer
    CY1456 Piri CY1456 full score, Flute, glockenspeil, Piano, harp
    2 Instruments
    CY1342 Ballad CY1342 Violin, Piano
    CY1388 Duo CY1388 vlc., pno.
    CY1458 Partita CY1458 Flute and Piano (set)
    CY1940 Two Rush Hours In Manhattan CY1940 Violin, Piano
    3 Instruments
    12496 Ice Age 12496 8:00 Cl. Glock. Pno.
    144-40105 Ice Age
    For Clarinet, Glockenspiel, and Piano
    144-40105
    114-41237 Ice Age (Revised Score&Parts) 114-41237
    CY1338 Imaginary Ballet CY1338 full score, picc., vlc., pno.
    CY1426 Music for A Five and Dime CY1426 full score, pno., perc. (kitchen hardware); or Eb cl.; perc., pno.; or vln.; perc., pno.
    CY1933 Strength Through Joy In Dresden: Introduction and Coda To A Theater Piece CY1933 Oboe, alto saxophone in Eb, Piano
    4 Instruments
    CY1401 Conversations In An Unknown Tongue CY1401 full score, vln., vla., ten. vln., vlc.
    19936 Four Mountains in the Amstel 19936 20:00 SATB choruses (4); tpt.(4), tbn.(4); perc.(4)
    19939 From Bach’s Menagerie 19939 12:00 Saxophone quartet (s.sax., a.sax. t.sax. b.sax.)
    19940 Funeral Music for the Mass Dead 19940 6:00 2Tpt. 2Tbn.(1947; revised 1984)
    CY1352 Galaxy I CY1352 full score, cl., hn., vibr., chimes
    CY1490 Handorgan Music
    1933 Version
    CY1490 2 Pianos 4 Hands
    MXE26 Handorgan Music
    1984 Version
    MXE26 2 Pianos, 4 hands, xylophone, glockenspiel, drum set
    19987 A Requiem in Summer 19987 8:00 fl., ob., cl., bsn.; vln., vla.(2), vcl. (1938 version)
    CY1362 Variations On A Theme By Robert Schumann CY1362 full score, trumpet, timpani, 2 Piano
    5-9 Instruments
    CY1341 All Souls Carnival CY1341 full score, fl. (picc.), vln., vlc., accordian, pno.
    19897 American Commencement 19897 5:00 tpt.(2), tbn., bar.hn., tba.; perc.(2)
    CY1476F Aria With Thirty Variations
    (Goldberg Variations, Bwv 988)(arr.)
    CY1476F full score, flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, bassoon, horn in F
    19941 Galaxy ll 19941 5:00 picc., cl.; hn.(2), tpt., tbn.; glsp., timp.
    19947 Hieroglyphics II 19947 11:00 Solo Vln.; hp., cel., Timp. Chimes
    19959 Kitchen Music 19959 5:00 tin can cello, tin can bass; tuned bottles, tunes water glasses, (glsp.)
    CY1434 The Marx Brothers
    Three Faithful Portraits
    CY1434 Full Score, Picc., Fl., Ob., Pno., Hp., Vla., Vlc., (optional accordian replaces ob.)
    CY1467 A Requiem In Summer CY1467 full score, ob., cl., bsn., hn.
    19999 Stresses 19999 5:30 Tpt. Perc. Pno. Cel.. Str.(2.1.2.1.0)
    PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
    19979 Origins (Symphony for Percussion) 19979 22:00 Perc.(18 player, 70 instr.) (opt. Tbn. Tu.)
    A CAPPELLA CHORUS
    19921 December Madrigal 19921 4:00 SSAA chorus, a cappella
    19981 Peace Music for U.N. Day 19981 1:00 SATB chorus, a cappella
    362-03285 The Three-Way Canon Blues
    For Either Women, Men, Or Mixed Voices
    362-03285 1:10 Mixed Chorus
    TWO PIANOS
    CY1348 Four Choral Preludes CY1348 2 Pianos 4 Hands
    CY1934 Toccata On “Wachet Auf” CY1934 2 Pianos 4 Hands
    SOLO INSTRUMENT
    CY2075 The Big Haul CY2075 Cello
    CY1402 Confusion In The Salon CY1402 Piano
    CY1391 Country Tunes In Jazz CY1391 Piano
    O5447 Four Traumatics O5447 Piano
    CY1427 Mobiles 1
    For Solo Flute
    CY1427 Flute
    CY1466 Oases CY1466 solo Cello
    CY3398 Two Conclusions CY3398 Piano
    Spatial Works
    ORCHESTRA / CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    19901 Antiphony I 19901 12:00 Optional men/women chorus (or high/low); 3 3 3 0 – 4(or 5) 3 3 0; Timp. Perc. Str.
    19902 Antiphony I
    Chamber Version
    19902 12:00 1 1 1 0 – 1 1 1 0; Timp.(or chimes), Glsp. Str.: 1 1 1 1 1; opt. solo voices (SB, SA or TB)-5 Groups (3 Conductors)
    O5028 Antiphony One O5028 10:30 Orchestra
    19919 Curriculum ll: Spatial Tone Poem 19919 15:00 1 2 1 2 – 1 1 1 0; Timp. Pno. Hp. Str.
    O5445 Desert Forests O5445 15:00 Orchestra
    19924 Desert Forests 19924 12:00 3 3 4 3 – 5 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Pno.(opt.) Cel. Hp. Str.
    SC50 Ice Field SC50 Symphony Orchestra
    19950 Ice Field
    (Spatial narratives for large and small orchestral groups)
    19950 21:00 3 picc.(3)/3/3/3; 4-6/3/3/1; Timp. perc.(4), pnos.(2), org.(improv.), hp.(2); str.
    O5351 On The Nature Of Things O5351 Violin, Glockenspiel, ContraBass, Cello, Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Flute, Horn, Oboe, Viola
    19977 On the Nature of Things (After Lucretius) 19977 14:00 3 1 2 2 – 1 0 0 0; Glsp., Hp. Str.(unison vln., vla., vcl.) (optional added parts: Fl. Bsn. Pno. Cb.)
    19983 Plowshares and Swords 19983 15:00 9 orchestra groups in 74 individual parts 3(dbl. Picc.) 3 3 3 – 4 3(3rd dbl.Flugel.) 3(3 dbl.Euph.) 1; Timp./Bs.Dr.(3), 3Perc.(incl. Drum set, 3 steeldrums); 2Pno. Str.(14.10.8.8.6)
    19984 Prisons of the Mind 19984 23:00 Orchestra I: 1 3 1 3 – 0 0 3 1; Timp. 2Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.; Orchestra II: 2 0 4 0 – 0 0 0 1; Timp. 2Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.; Brass I: 4Hn. 2Tpt.; Brass II: 4Hn. 2Tpt. 2 Steel drum bands (7 drums each); Conc. Band I: Fl.(8) (Picc.)
    20004 Trinity of Spheres 20004 11:00 3 orchestra groups (3 conductors) 3picc./3/3/3 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. pno.(4 hands), 2Hp. str.
    SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND/OR SOLO VOICES WITH ORCHESTRA/CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    19900 Antiphonal Responses
    (Triple Concerto for 3 Bassoons)
    19900 18:00 3 solo bassoons; 2 2 2 0 – 4 2 2 1; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.
    19908 Ceremony 19908 12:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices; solo violin, cello, oboe; fl.(2), cl.(2), bsn.(2); tpt.(2), tbn.(2); timp., perc.(3), pno.(4 hands)
    19944 The Glass Pyramid 19944 18:00 Solo Eb Cl., Solo Hn., Solo Chimes; E.H. Bsn. Cbsn. 2Pno. Str.(4.2.2.2.0)
    19954 Inside Track 19954 16:00 Solo coloratura soprano voice; 2 light projection keyboards (opt.); 1 1 1 1, A.Sax.(dbl. B.Sax) – 1 1 1 0; Perc.; 2Vln. Vla. 2Vcl. Cb.
    19961 Litany of Tides: Spatial Antiphonies 19961 25:00 Solo Vln.; Solo Soprano (4 voices); 3 3 3 3 – 5 3 3 2; Timp. Perc. 2Pno. Mand. Hp. Str.(6 groups plus stage) (2 conductors)
    19972 Nomads: Triple Concerto 19972 18:00 Solo baritone (or bass) voice; Babone (tbn. with bsn. bocal reed) or sax.; steel drums; picc.(3)/2-3/2-3/2-3; 4/4/3/1; Timp. perc.(3-4); str.
    19974 Odyssey Why Not? 19974 22:00 Solo flute; 1 2 2 2 – 2 2 2 0; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.
    19976 On the Nature of Things (After Lucretius) 19976 14:00 Solo flute, oboe, horn; Trio: fl., cl., bsn.(if no bsn. the trio may consist of glsp. plus unison of fl. and cl. [as many as possible] 3 fl.; or 3 a. fl.; or 3 tenor recorders); Quintet: tpt.(2), hn.(2), tbn.; tba.; perc.
    SOLO VOICE(S)/NARRATOR WITH ORCHESTRA/CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    19948 Homage to Ives 19948 20:00 Solo baritone voice; 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. 2Perc. Hp.(improv. Pno. obbligato) Str.
    19963 Mergers 19963 18:00 Solo mezzo-soprano, baritone voices; 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1, Bar.Hn.; Timp.4 Perc. Pno. Org. 2Hp. Str.(5 conductors)
    19975 The Old Italians Dying 19975 18:00 Narrator; 3 3 3 3 – 5 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Pno. Hp. Str. (2 cond.)
    19986 Rainforest 19986 50:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, baritone voices; 1 1 1 1 – 1 1 1 0; Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.(4.0.2.2.1)
    20010 Voyage Four 20010 25:00 Solo soprano voice; 3 3 1 3, Alto Sax – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Ch., Xyl., Glsp., Mand., Pno., Hpschd., Org.(2 players), Hp. Str. (3 cond.)
    STRING ORCHESTRA
    CY1387F Consort for True Violins
    (Octet)
    CY1387F 19:00 full score, piccolo Violin, contra-Bass Violin, baritone Violin, tenor Violin, contra-alto Violin, mezzo Violin, soprano Violin, Bass Violin
    19960 Labyrinth 19960 13:00 Solo soprano (2), alto (2) voices; str. orch.
    ORCHESTRA AND BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE
    Larger Ensembles (>40 players)
    19895 500: Hidden Hemisphere 19895 60:00 3 concert bands; steel drum band
    19898 American Debate 19898 4:00 Large School Band in two separated groups
    19917 Crystal Antiphonies 19917 25:00 Orch.: 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 0; Timp. 2Perc. Pno. Str. Band: picc.(6), cl.(12), alto. Sax.(2), ten. Sax.(2); hn.(4), tpt.(6), flugelhn.(7), tbn.(6), bar.hn.(2), ten. tba.(2), bs. tba.(4);timp., perc.(5), handbells (3 chromatic octaves), pno., ce., hp.
    19931 Festive Eighty 19931 16:00 concert band in 5 groups
    19952 Immortal Combat 19952 12:00 Large Concert Band in 2 separated groups: I: picc.(6+), cl.(16); tpt.(7), timp., perc.(3); II: hn.(8), tbn.(6), bar.hn. or euph.(4), tba.(5); perc.(4) (2 conductors)
    19958 Kingdom Come 19958 22:00 Solo women’s voice; organ obbligato; 6 3 6 3, 2Alto.Sax., Ten.Sax., B.Sax. – 8 6 6 3, Bar.Hn.; Timp. 12Perc. Org, 2Hp. Str.
    19967 Millennium ll 19967 12:00 Solo soprano voice (opt.); opt. sax: alto(2), ten.(2), bar.(2); tpt.(10), hn.(8), tbn.(10), t.(2); timp., perc.
    19994 Sixty/Seventy 19994 1:10 picc.(2), cl.(2); hn.(2), tpt.(2), tbn.(2), bar.hn.(2), tba.(2); timp., perc.(4)
    Smaller Ensembles (<25 players)
    19894 4 Doctors 19894 1:00 4 B-flat Tpt. In 4 corners of hall w/chimes on stage (add’l versions: 4 equal Saxes, 4 Tbn., w/Timp.)
    19949 Horizontals Extending 19949 8:00 picc., fl., Eb cl., cl. bsn.(2), a.sax., t.sax.(or a.sax.); hn., tpt.(2), tbn. tba.; timp., perc., drum set
    19956 Jericho 19956 2:00 tpt.(16 in four groups); jazz drummer
    19966 Millennium IV 19966 14:00 tpt.(2), hn., tbn., tba.; (11′)or tpt.(2), hn., tbn., bar.hn. (8′)
    19968 Millennium lll: Anniversary Procession 19968 5:00 2Tpt. 4Tbn. 6Perc.
    SOLOIST(S) WITH BAND/WIND ENSEMBLE
    19982 A Plan of the Air 19982 21:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, baritone-bass voices; picc.(2), fl.(9), cl.(8), a.cl., b.cl., cb.cl., a.sax.(opt.), t.sax.(opt.); hn.(7), tpt.(4), tbn.(4), tba.(5); perc.(12), org.(2 conductors)
    20003 Tremors – Spatial Declamations for 4 Voices and 16 Instrumentalists 20003 12:00 Solo voices: Soprano (coloratura range), mezzo soprano, tenor, bass; picc., cl.(2), bs.sax., cbs.sax.; hn.(2), picc.tpt., tpt., ten.tbn., bs.tbn., tba.(2); timp., bs.steel-drums(2), chimes
    CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
    19955 Invisible Rivers 19955 22:00 Solo coloratura soprano; Eb cl.(b.cl.); Perc. Pno. vln., vla., vcl., cb.
    O5340 The Marx Brothers O5340 Chamber Ensemble
    19988 Revenge Before Breakfast 19988 9:00 3 duos: picc (guiro)-cl (maracas), vln (Chinese block)-vlc (cowbell), xyl/glsp (susp cym.); accord (or hp)
    SOLO INSTRUMENT WITH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
    19905 Barricades 19905 10:00 Solo voice; picc., ob., eng.hn., cl., bsn.; tbn.; xyl., pno.; vln., vla., vcl., cb.. Options: 1. eng.hn. Tacet; 2. tpt. Replaces voice;3. s.sax. Replaces ob., and eng. Hn remains tacet. Optional inst.: vln. II;b.cl. with extension (separate player)
    19909 Chanticleer 19909 10:00 Solo clarinet; chimes, pno.; sop. vln., vln, vla., ten. vcl.
    19942 Ghost Nets 19942 25:00 Solo contrabass; horn obbligato; fl., cl.; str. quartet; ob., bsn.; str. quartet (2 cond.)
    19943 Ghosts and Gargoyles 19943 20:00 solo flute with flute octet and jazz drummer
    CY2997F Ghosts and Gargoyles CY2997F full score
    Y1863 Inside Track Y1863
    19957 Joquin 19957 5:00 Solo Picc.; E.H. Bsn. A.Sax. Hn. Vcl. Cb.
    SOLO VOICE(S) WITH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
    19907 The Cain Within 19907 3:00 Solo male declaiming voice (amp.); tbn.(2); perc.(6), pno.
    19915 Conclave 19915 12:00 Solo mezzo-soprano, baritone voice; picc., fl.(2), ob.(2), (eng.hn.), cl.(2) (b.cl.), bsn.(2), (cbsn); pno., hp., timp., glsp.
    19918 Curriculum l: Poem for Spatial Chamber Music 19918 15:00 Solo baritone voice; b. fl., b.cl.; Timp. Perc. Pno. vla., vcl., cb.
    19925 Dialogue In The Jungle 19925 12:00 Solo tenor (or solo tenor and solo soprano); fl.(picc.), ob., cl., b. sax; hn.(2), tpt.(2), tbn., tba.(opt.: tbn. 2 replaces b.sax.)
    19929 Encephalograms ll 19929 7:00 Solo soprano voice; picc., ob., cl., perc., pno., hp., org.(opt.)
    19933 The Fire Garden 19933 12:00 Solo tenor or soprano voice; unison voices (opt.); fl.; Timp. perc.(4), pno., hp.(opt.)
    19945 Glossary (Computer Jargon) 19945 30:00 Mezzo-Soprano; fl.(picc.), cl.(Eb cl. and Bass Cl. w/ extension), sop. sax.(bar. sax.),; org., hp., mand., pno.; perc.(2); vln., vla., vcl., cb.
    19970 Mythical Beasts 19970 12:00 Solo mezzo-soprano voice; 1 1 1 1 – 2 1 1 0 (or 1 1 1 1); Perc. Pno. 2Vln. Vla. vcl. Cb
    19980 Pathways to Security 19980 Solo baritone voice; fl.(picc.), cl.(b.cl.); Timp. perc. pno. accordion (or org. or melodica) (opt. hp.); vln., vla., vcl., cb.
    CHAMBER MUSIC
    With Soloist(s)
    CY2116 An Era Any Time Of Year CY2116 Set contains: 2 Baritone voice + kybd, 4 percussion and Piano
    CY1757 Cerberus
    For Piccolo and Double Bass
    CY1757 4:00 piccolo, ContraBass
    CY3347 Destination Unknown CY3347 solo Bass Flute, harp
    FE76 Divinity-Brass Quintet FE76
    19938 The Fourth Season 19938 7:00 Solo mezzo-soprano voice; fl., ob., ten. sax.(opt.); perc.; vln.
    CY1335 Headhunt CY1335 playing score, solo trombone, Bass clarinet, Bassoon, timpani, chimes, contraBass (5 required for performance)
    CY1340 Hieroglyphics I CY1340 full score, solo Viola, hp., cel., timp., chimes
    CY3416 Hieroglyphics Ii CY3416 full score, solo Violin, hp., cel., timp., chimes
    CY1942 Lombard Street CY1942 full score, org., perc. (4)
    19969 Mobiles II 19969 5:00 Solo flute (a. fl.); vibr., pno., hp., org.(accordion); vln., vcl.
    19985 Prophets 19985 18:00 Four Jewish Cantors and one Shofar
    CY1465 Quombex
    After Margaret Stark’s Sculpture ‘Bird With Passenger’
    CY1465 4:00 Viola D’amore, 2 music boxes, optional pipe (NOT electronic) Organ
    CY1438 Underworld
    Black Whales
    CY1438 a. sax (or b. sax), Organ
    4 Instruments
    CY2267 Four Score CY2267 full score, vln.( or mezzo-Vln.), vla., ten. vlc.., vlc., mezzo-Vln. (Obligato)
    5 Instruments
    CY1943 Crossing The Bridge Before You Come To It CY1943 Performance Set:, 3 playing scores, harp part
    19916 Crossing the Bridge Before You Come to It 19916 10:00 fl.(alto fl.), pno.(or any 1: glsp., hpschd.,hp., org.); vln., vcl.
    FE81 Prevailing Winds-Woodwi FE81
    INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE OF A SINGLE TONE QUALITY
    19935 Flight over a Global Map 19935 40:00 tpt.(50); perc.(3); pno.
    19951 If You Don’t Like Comets, Get Out of the Solar System 19951 5:00 Two groups of fire truck sirens (minimum 5 per group). (More than 10 may be used)
    19962 Mass in Gregorian Chant
    for Multiple Flutes
    19962 25:00 5Picc., Fl.(40 or more)
    19978 Orbits 19978 21:00 Solo coloratura voice; tbn.(80 different parts); org.
    19989 Rosewood 19989 15:00 Gtr.(50 or more)
    PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
    19927 Dormant Craters 19927 30:00 Perc. orch. of 16 players; 40 instruments including: gamelan set, handbells (3 chromatic octaves), steel drum choir
    MISCELLANEOUS
    19893 (6) Grand Pianos Bash (6) Plus Friends 19893 5:00 picc.(3) (blow sirens); tpt., tbn.; perc.(3), pno.(6)
    19953 In Praise of Learning 19953 5:00 Solo soprano voices (16); women’s chorus; perc.(17)
    20002 Trajectory 20002 20:00 Solo soprano, alto, tenor, baritone voices; solo flutes (2); cl.; tpt., tbn.; perc.(10), 2 pnos., (hpschd.), hp., accordion (2); vln., vla., vcl., cb.
    20009 Vita de Sancto Hieronymo 20009 19:00 Solo soprano (2), alto (2), tenor (2), baritone (2); pno.(or cl.; tba.); perc. (women’s chorus and men’s chorus may replace solo voices)
    CHORUS(ES), SOLOIST(S), AND INSTRUMENTS
    19899 American Weather (Antiphonal Motet) 19899 5:00 Solo soprano (2), alto (2), tenor (2), bass (2) voices; SATB chorus; tpt., tbn., glsp., chimes
    19910 The Children’s Hour 19910 18:00 Solo soprano, mezzo-soprano, contralto, tenor, high baritone, low baritone voices; SATB chorus; tpt.(2), tbn.(2); jazz drumset, Perc. org.
    19946 Grand Universal Circus 19946 70:00 SATB chorus; fl.(4); tpt.(2), tbn.(2); perc.(4), hp.(2), pno., hand organs (or accordion) (2); org.
    19993 Sing, O Heavens 19993 11:00 Solo Soprano, Alto, tenor, baritone; SATB chorus; tpt., tbn.; perc.(2), pno., timp.
    19996 Solomon’s Garden 19996 16:00 Solo soprano (2), mezzo-soprano, counter tenor, baritone (2) voices; SATB chorus; fl.; perc.(2), pno., hp., handbells (24 – assigned to chorus)
    20014 Wind, Water, Clouds, and Fire 20014 20:00 Solo jazz tpt.(open), solo improv. Xyl., solo improv org.; Chorus 1 (14 unis S) w/fl obbligato; Chorus 2 (20 unis S) w/ob obbligato; Chorus 3 (20 unis S) w/sop. Sax. obbligato;Chorus 4 (60+ unis children) + 2 unis cl. w/picc.tpt. Obbligato;tpt. Quartet
    CHORUS(ES), AND/OR SOLOISTS AND INSTRUMENTAL GROUPS
    19903 Autumn Hurricanes 19903 60:00 Solo soprano, 2 baritone voices; SATB chorus; wind ensemble; jazz group; str. group; perc. group; pno.(2), org.(2 players) (5 cond.)
    19906 Bran(d)t an de Amstel 19906 180:00 fl.(100) 4 Jazz Drumsets; (4 boatloads of 25 flutists, 1 jazz drummer and one cond.) 3 SATB choruses, 4 street organs, 4 church carillons, 3 concert bands (10 cond.)
    19920 December
    Dramatic Cantata with Dialogues
    19920 20:00 Solo soprano, tenor voices; male and female speakers; SATB chorus; fl., ob.(2), cl.(2); hn.(4), tpt.(4), tbn.(4); timp., perc.(3), pipe organ
    19934 Fire in Cities 19934 6:00 Chorus I: men/women; Chorus II: SATB; fl.(2), ob.(2), cl.(2), a.sax.(2); tpt.(2), tbn.(2); timp.(2), perc.(6), pno.(4), org.; unison str.
    19964 Meteor Farm: A Spatial Concerto of Ceremonies 19964 60:00 solo soprano (2); Lg. Chorus (w/2 alto sax., ten. Sax.), Sm. Chorus (w/2 picc./fl.); Orch: 3 2 3 2 – 4 0 0 0; Str.; Wall Brass: 3Tpt., 3Tbn., Perc. I: timp, xyl., mar.(2 players), steel-drums (2), pno. Perc. II: timp., glsp., vibr., chimes, steel-drum
    19973 Northern Lights over the Twin Cities 19973 96:00 Solo coloratura, soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone and bass voices; 2 SATB choruses (lg., sm.); picc.(5)/3/13/b.cl./2/cbn./s.sax., a.sax.(2), t.sax.(2), b.sax.; 4/4/4/bar.hn.(3)/3; timp.(2), perc. pno.(5), bagpipes; str.
    19995 Skull & Bones 19995 60:00 Solo coloratura, soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass voices; SATB chorus; Orchestra: 3 2 2 2- 4 3 3 1; 15Perc. Pno.(4 hands) Org. Str.; flute choir (20+);Jazz ensemble: 2Sop.Sax., 2A.Sax. 2Ten.Sax. 1B.Sax. 6Tpt. 2Tbn. 2Perc.
    20011 Western Springs 20011 38:00 SATB chorus (2); Orchestra I and II: 2 2 2 2 – 2 2 2 1; Timp. perc.(2), pno.; str.; Jazz combos I and II: s.sax., a.sax., t.sax. b.sax.; tpt., tbn.; perc.(4), (4 cond.)
    SCHUMANN, ROBERT
    CY1390 Four Leaves CY1390 full score, vln. (2), vla., vlc. (2)
    21279 Four Leaves
    for Piano(arr.)
    21279 8:00 String Orchestra
    MISCELLANEOUS
    21166 Agnus Dei II
    (from “Missa Papae Marcelli”)(arr.)
    21166 3:00 Flute ensemble
    21167 Ave Regina Coelorum
    (Motet for High Voices)(arr.)
    21167 3:00 Flute quartet or ensemble
    524-08481 Bach Goes To Town(arr.) 524-08481 Clarinet Quartet
    CY1354 Four French Baroque Pieces CY1354 Percussion Ensemble
    OTHER
    19585 Aus tiefer Noth Schrei’ ich zu dir(arr.) 19585 8:00 picc.(2), fl.(3), a. fl., ob., eng.hn., bsn.(3); hn.(4), tpt.; cb.(optional parts for cl., b.cl.)
    19598 Kyrie, Gott Heiliger Geist, BWV 671(arr.) 19598 6:00 4 0 4 2 – 0 3 3 1, 2Bar.; Timp. Pno. Str.
    CY1637 Quartet In B-Flat Major, Op. 130, Cavatina(arr.) CY1637 full score, fl., ob., cl., bsn., f. hn.
    CY1608 Quartet In C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131(arr.) CY1608 full score, woodWind quartet
    CY1486 Quartet No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 51(arr.) CY1486 full score, fl., ob., cl., bsn., f. hn.
    21275 String Quartet In D minor (posthumous) Scherzo and Finale(arr.) 21275 Scherzo: 4: Finale: 6: 00 2 2 2 2 – 2 2 3 0; Timp. Str.
    TXT6 Textures and Timbres
    An Orchestrator’s Handbook
    TXT6

  • American Commencement
    for Two Widely Separated Groups of Brass and Percussion
    American Weather
    Antiphonal Motet for Two Widely Seperated Choral Ensembles
    Bran(d)t aan de Amstel
    for Multiple Choruses and Wind Bands
    Concerto for Clarinet and Dance Orchestra
    Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra
    December
    Dramatic Cantata with Dialogues
    Dormant Craters
    Spatial Events for 16 Percussionists
    Downtown Suite
    for Chamber Orchestra
    Festive Eighty
    for Concert Band
    Flight Over a Global Map
    for 100 Trumpets, 3 Percussion, and Piano
    Flight Over a Global Map (part 2)
    for 100 Trumpets, 3 Percussion, and Piano
    Four Skeleton Pieces
    from the Oratorio “Skull and Bones”
    Ghosts and Gargoyles
    Spatial Soliloquies for Solo Flute with Flute Octet and Jazz Drummer
    Horizontals Extending
    for Two Widely Separated Instrumental Groups
    Ice Field
    Spatial Narratives for Large and Small Orchestral Groups
    Immortal Combat
    for Band, Divided into Two Widely Separated Groups
    Odyssey – Why Not?
    for Solo Flute, Obligato Flute, with 35 Instruments in 5 Seperated Groups
    On the Nature of Things (After Lucretius)
    for Chamber Orchestra
    On the Nature of Things (After Lucretius)
    for Wind Ensemble
    Orbits
    for 80 Trombones and Organ
    Plowshares and Swords
    Spatial Announcements for 74 Solo Musicians
    Sixty/Seventy
    for Wind Ensemble
    Western Springs
    for Two Orchestras, Two Choruses, 2 Jazz Combos, and 4 Conductors
    Whoopee in D Major
    Version for Winds
    Wind, Water, Clouds, and Fire
    for 3 Women’s Choruses, Children’s Chorus, and Ensemble

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