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LUKAS FOSS Biography Works List

List of Works in the
Carl Fischer and Pembroke Music Catalogs

Pembroke works (BMI) are indicated by an asterisk after the date of composition

OPERA

Griffelkin. Opera in three acts (1956) 120’
Solo soprano (13), mezzo-soprano (4), alto, tenor, baritone (2), bass (2) voices;
    SATB chorus; 2/2/2/2; 2/2/1/1; timp., perc., pno., cel.; str.
Libretto by Alastair Reid
Piano/vocal score available for sale: O5156

Introductions and Goodbyes. Opera in one act (1959) 9’
Solo baritone voice; SATB chorus; fl., cl., bn., hn.; pno., hp. (opt.); str.
Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti
Piano/vocal score available for sale: O4193

The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Opera in one act (1949) 45’
Solo mezzo-soprano, tenor (2), baritone (2), bass (2) voices; SATBB Chorus;
    1/1/2/1; 1/2/1/1; perc., pno; str.
Libretto by Jean Karsavina
Piano/vocal score available for sale: O3720

ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

American Fanfare for Orchestra (1990)* 4’
2/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., hp., pno., (opt. org.); str.
Score available for sale: PCB131

Baroque Variations (Complete) (1967) 25’
3 (picc.)/2 (recorder, e. hn.)/3 (Eb cl., s. sax.)/1; 3/3/1/1;
    perc. (4), elec. pno.; elec. gtr., elec. org., hpschd., cel.; str.
Full score available for sale: O4760

Baroque Variations No. 1: On a Handel Larghetto (1967) 8’
3/2/3/1/s. sax. (opt.); 3/3/0/0; perc., elec. pno., elec. gtr., elec. org.; str.

Baroque Variations No. 2: On a Scarlatti Sonata (1967)
2/1 (rec.)/e. hn./0/0; 2/2/0/0; perc. (2-3), cel., hpschd.; str.

Baroque Variations No. 3: On a Bach Prelude (Phorion) (1967) 10’
Picc./2/2/3/s. sax or Eb cl./1; 3/3/1/1; perc. (4), elec. pno., elec. gtr., elec. org.; str.
Available in aleatoric or non-aleatoric versions

Concertino – Baroque Meditations (2003)* 13’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/bcl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), pno./cel.; str.

Elegy for Anne Frank from Symphony No. 3 (1991)* 7’
Picc./1/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; perc. (3), hp., pno./cel.; str.

Exeunt (1982)* 18’
2/2/2/2; 4/2/3/1; timp., perc. (3), hp., pno., elec. gtr.; str.
Full score available for sale: PBS124

For Aaron (2002)* 13’
1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc. (opt.); str. (solo or ensemble)
Full Score available for sale: PCB144

Geod (1969) 25’-75’
SATB Chorus (opt.); 1/a. fl./0/e. hn./2/b. cl./3; 4/2/3/0; perc. (4), hp., org.; str.;
    folk instruments selected according to country of performance
Full Score available for sale: O4894

Griffelkin. Suite (1986) 25’
Picc./2/2/1/b. cl./2; 2/2/2/1; timp., perc., pno.; str.

Griffelkin. Parade (1955) 3’
Picc./1/2/1/b. cl./2; 2/2/2/1; timp., perc., pno.; str.

Night Music for John Lennon (Prelude, Fugue and Chorale) (1981)* 15’
Solo brass quintet; 1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc., pno., elec. gtr.; str.
Full Score available for sale: PCB121

Ode (1944; rev. 1958) 10’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., pno., hp.; str.
Study score available for sale: SC15 (Arc.)

Phorion. No. 3 from Baroque Variations
    (full realized version/non-aleatoric version) (1994) 10’
Picc./2/2/3 (3. dbl. s. sax or Eb cl. [opt.])1; 3/3/1/1; perc. (3), elec. pno., elec. org., elec. gtr.; str.

Quintets for Orchestra (1979)* 15’
2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2; 3/3/3/1; timp., perc., elec. org.; str.
Full score available for sale: PCB115

Symphonic Fantasy in Two Movements (2001)* 12’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (2), hp., pno./cel.; str.

Symphony of Chorales (1958) 31’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc., pno., mandolin, hp.; str.

Symphony No. 3 (“Symphony of Sorrows”) (1991)* 28’
Picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), org., pno. (or cel.: 1 or 2 players), hp.; str.
Score available for sale: PCB132

Symphony No. 4 (“Window to the Past”) (1995) 30’
2 (picc.)/2/2/2; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (4), pno., hp., harmonica or accordion (opt.); str.

SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

American Landscapes for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra (1989)* 26’
Solo guitar; 1/1/1/1; 1/1/1/0; perc. (2), pno., hp.; str.

Capriccio for Cello and Orchestra (1999) 14’
Solo violoncello; 1/0/2 (b. cl.)/1; 1/2/2/0; perc., pno.; str.

Celebration (1999)* 16’
Brass quintet; 1/1/1/1; 2/0/0/0; timp., perc. (2); str.

Cello Concert for Cello and Orchestra (1966) 28’
Solo violoncello; 0/0/0/0; 2/1/1/0; perc., pno., org.; str.
Solo violoncello part available for sale: O4903 (Arc.)
Study score available for sale: SC33

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (1988)* 20’
Solo clarinet; 1/1/1/0; 1/1/1/0; perc. (1 or 2), pno., str.

Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra (1949) 34’
Solo piano; Picc./2/2/3 (b. cl., t. sax.)/2/cbn.; 4/3/1/1; timp., perc.; str.
Two-piano reduction available for sale: O3838 (Arc.)

Elegy for Anne Frank (1989)* 5’
Solo piano; narrator (opt.); 0/0/2/2; 1/1/1/1; perc.; str.
Full Score available for sale: PCB127 (Arc.)

For Toru (1996)* 10’
Solo flute; string quintet or string orchestra
Score and parts available for sale: PCB134

Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (1995)* 24’
Solo piano; 2/2/2/2; 2/2/2/0; timp., perc. (2), hp.; str.

Renaissance Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1985)* 20’
Solo flute; 1/1/1/1; 1/2/1/0; timp., perc., hpschd. (opt.), hp.; str.
Flute/piano reduction available for sale: PCB126
Full Score available for sale: PCB137

Solo Observed (1982)* 16’
Solo piano; 1/0/1/1; 1/1/1/0; str.

Three American Pieces (1944/1986) 13’
     No. 1: Early Song
     No. 2: Dedication
     No. 3: Composer’s Holiday
Solo violin or flute; 1/0/1/1; 1/1/1/0; timp., perc., pno.; str.
Solo violin/piano reduction available for sale: O5186
Solo flute/piano reduction available for sale: O5192

Toccata: Solo Transformed (2000)* 16’
Solo piano; 2/1/2/1; 1/2/0/0; perc. (1 or 2); str.

VOICE AND ORCHESTRA

Song of Anguish (1945) 19’
Solo soprano voice; picc./2/2/2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/3/1; timp., perc. (3), pno., cel., hp.; str.
Study score available for sale: SC8 (Arc.)

Song of Songs (1946) 31’
Solo soprano voice; picc./2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2/cbn.; 4/3/2/0; timp., perc. (2), hp.; str.
Voice/piano reduction available for sale: O3661 (Arc.)
Study score available for sale: SC14

Time Cycle (1960) 22’
Solo soprano voice: 2/0/2/0; 2/2/1/0; timp., perc., hp.; str.
Text: W. H. Auden, A. E. Housman, Frank Kafka, Friedrich Nietzsche
Study score available for sale: SC19
Voice/piano reduction available for sale: O4282b

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
(OR INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE)

American Cantata (1976)* 37’
Solo soprano and tenor voices, double mixed chorus; 1 (picc.)/1 (e. hn.)/1 (b. cl.)/1; 02/2/0;
    perc. (2), hp., elec. gtr. (2), banjo (2) (gtr.), pno./cel., elec. org.; str. (solo or orchestral)

The Fragments of Archilochos (1965) 10’
Solo countertenor, male and female speakers, 4 small choruses, SATB chorus (opt.);
    mandolin, gtr., perc. (3)
Full score available for sale: O4652 (Arc.)

A Parable of Death (1952) 32’
Solo tenor voice, narrator, SATB chorus; picc./2/2/2/2; 2/2/1/0; timp., perc., pno.; str.
Text: Rainer Marie Rilke
Piano/vocal score available for sale: O3835

A Parable of Death (reduced version) (1952) 32’
Solo tenor voice, narrator, SATB chorus; perc., pno., org.; str.
Text: Rainer Marie Rilke
Piano/vocal score available for sale: O3835

Psalms (1956) 13’
SATB chorus; 0/0/0/0; 2/1/1/0; timp., org., pno (2), org., hp.; str.
    - or -
SATB chorus; 2/0/2/1; 2/1/1/0; timp., pno. (2), hp.; str.
Piano/vocal reduction available for sale: O4034

Sanctus (1964) 10’
SATB chorus; 2/2/2/2; 2/2/1/0; perc. (2); str.

With Music Strong (1979)* 28’
SATB chorus; 2/2/e. hn./2/b. cl./2; 3/3/3/1; timp., perc., org.; str.
Text: Walt Whitman

BAND AND WIND ENSEMBLE

American Fanfare (band version) (1990)* 5’
Fl. (2 or 4), ob. (2 or 4), cl. (2 or 4), bn. (2 or 4); hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.;
    timp., perc. (3), amp. pno., synth. (or elec. org.), elec. gtr. (or amp. hp.); cb.

Concerto for Band (2001)* 10’
Fl. (2), ob., cl. (2), b. cl., bn., a sax., t. sax., b. sax.; hn. (2), trp. (2), trb. (2), bar., tba.; timp., perc. (3)
Full score and set of parts available for sale: J746

For 24 Winds (1966) 12’
Fl. (2), a. fl., ob. (2), e. hn., cl. (2) (opt. Eb cl.), b. cl., bn. (2), cbn., a. sax., t. sax.,
    b. sax. (opt. sub. w/ 3 hn.); hn. (2), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.
Full Score available for sale: O4701 (Arc.)

March from Griffelkin (1989) 4’
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), e. hn., cl. (2), b. cl., bn. (2), cbn.; hn. (4), trp. (3), trb. (3), tba.; timp., perc.
Full Score and set of parts available for sale: J731

Military Marches (Suite for Wind Orchestra by Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. Lukas Foss) 10’
Picc., fl. (2), ob. (2), Eb cl., cl. (2), bn. (2), cbn.; hn. (4), trp. (4), trb., b. trb., tba.; perc.

CHAMBER MUSIC

Brass Quintet (1978)* 15’
Brass quintet

Curriculum Vitae with Time Bomb (1980)* 9’
Solo percussion; taped or live accordion

Echoi (1963) 28’
Clarinet, percussion, piano, violoncello
Full Score available for sale: O4450 (Arc.)

MAP. A musical game for four virtuoso performers plus tapes (1970)* 45’-90’
Unspecified instrumentalists or vocalists (4); referee; tape recorder (and operator)
Full Score available for sale: PCB109 (Arc.)

Music for Six (1978)* 15’
Any six treble clef instruments
Full score available for sale: PCB110 (Arc.)

Non-Improvisation – based on Bach’s D minor keyboard Concerto (1967) 9’
Clarinet, percussion (opt.), piano (or harpsichord), electric organ, violoncello

Paradigm (1968) 18’
Percussion/conductor (1 person), electric guitar (or sitar), 3 undefined instruments
Full Score available for sale: O4861 (Arc.)

Percussion Quartet (1983)* 16’
Percussion (4 players)
Full score and set of parts available for sale: PCB125 (Arc.)

Round a Common Center for Chamber Ensemble (1979)* 13’
Solo mezzo-soprano voice (opt.); narrator (opt.); piano, violin (1 or 2), viola, violoncello
Full Score and set of parts available for sale: PCB123

Solo Observed (chamber version) (1982)* 16’
Solo piano; vibraphone (or marimba), harp (or violoncello), organ (or accordion)

String Quartet No. 1 in G (1947) 20’
String quartet
Study score available for sale: O4242 (Arc.)
Set of parts available for sale: O4242a (Arc.)

String Quartet No. 4 (1999)* 14’
String quartet
Full score available for sale: PCB138

String Quartet No. 5 (2000)* 18’
String quartet
Full Score and parts available for sale: PCB143

Tashi (1986)* 18’
Clarinet, piano, violin (2), viola, violoncello
Full Score available for sale: PCB130

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird (1978)* 17’
Solo soprano (or mezzo-soprano) voice; flute, percussion, piano
Playing score available for sale: PCB114

Time Cycle (chamber version) (1960) 22’
Solo soprano voice; clarinet, percussion, piano, violoncello
Full score and parts available for sale: O4282
Full Score available for sale: O4282a
Voice/piano reduction: O4282b

CHORUS

De Profundis (1983)* 13’
SATB chorus, a cappella

Psalms (1956) 13’
SATB chorus; piano (2)

Then the Rocks on the Mountain Began to Shout (1978)* 15’
SSATB chorus, a cappella

SOLO INSTRUMENTAL

Anne Frank (1999)* 10’
Violoncello, piano

Capriccio (1946) 5’
Violoncello, piano
Available for sale: O5043

Central Park Reel (1989)* 10’
Violin, piano
Available for sale: PCB128 (Arc.)

Composer’s Holiday (1956) 3’
Violin, piano
Available for sale: O5044 (Arc.)

Curriculum Vitae (1977)* 9’
Solo accordion
Available for sale: PCB108 (Arc.)

Duo (2002)* 10’
Alto saxophone, piano

Fantasy Rondo (1946) 8’
Solo piano
Available for sale: O5045 (Arc.)

For Lenny (1988)* 2’30”
Solo piano
Available for sale: PM108
Also available for sale in collection Masters of Our Day, Vol. 2: O5409

Four Etudes (1967) 15’
Solo organ
Available for sale: O4759 (Arc.)

Four Two-Part Inventions (1938) 8’
Solo piano
Available for sale: P3112 (Arc.)

Grotesque Dance (1938) 3’
Solo piano
Available for sale: P3113 (Arc.)

Scherzo Ricercato (1953) 4’
Solo piano
Available for sale: P3022 (Arc.)

Solo for Piano (1981)* 14’
Solo piano
Available for sale: PCB122

Three American Pieces (1944) 13’
     No. 1: Early Song
     No. 2: Dedication
     No. 3: Composer’s Holiday
Violin or flute or clarinet, piano
Violin/piano available for sale: O5186
Flute/piano available for sale: O5192
Clarinet/piano version available for sale in The Richard Stoltzman Songbook: ATF114

Valentine (1997)* 3’
Flute, piano
Available for sale in Carol Wincenc collection Valentines: O5430

War and Peace (1995)* 9’
Solo organ

VOICE AND PIANO

Where the Bee Sucks (Ariel’s Song from The Tempest) (1940) 3’
Medium high voice, piano
Available for sale: V2486 (Arc.)

2/19/09

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