Daniel S. Godfrey (b. 1949) received his graduate degrees in composition from Yale University and the University of Iowa. He is Professor and Chair in of the Music Department at Northeastern University’s College or Arts, Media and Design in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to his recent appointment at Northeastern, Godfrey was Professor of Music Composition, Theory and History at Syracuse University’s Setnor School of Music, where also he served variously as Director of the School of Music, Composer-in-Residence and char of the Department of Composition. He has also held guest faculty appointments in composition at the Eastman School of Music and the Indiana University School of Music.
Godfrey has earned awards and commissions from the J. S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Fromm Music Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Bogliasco Foundation, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, among many others. His music has been performed by
distinguished soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is founder and co-director of the Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music (on the Maine coast) and is co-author of Music Since 1945.
Godfrey’s works are recorded on Albany, CRI, GM, Innova, Klavier, Koch, UK Light and Mark compact disks.
Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation Keyboard Festoons 5′ Piano Night Walk 10′ Piano Rhapsody Organ Instrumental Chamber Music AriettaFor Cello and Piano 7′ Cello, Piano Concerto for Piano and Chamber Winds 20:00 Solo Pno.; 2 2 2 2 – 2 0 2 0 Five Character Pieces 6:00 Viola, Piano Four Dawns Over Bard’s IsleConcerto for Soprano Saxophone and Chamber Ensemble 16:00 Solo. Sop.Sax.; 1(dbl. Picc.) 1(dbl. E.H.) 1(dbl. B.Cl.) 1 – 1 1 1 0; Perc.(1-3Players) Pno. 2Vln. Vla. 2Vcl. Cb. From A Dream Of Russia 18:00 Mixed Trio Intermedio 6:00 String Quartet Luna Rugosa 19:00 Mixed Quartet Romanza 10′ String Quartet Scrimshaw 9:00 Mixed Duet Septet 8:00 eng hn., tpt, hn., string quartet Serenata AriosaFor Clarinet In Bb, Viola and Piano 12:00 Mixed Trio String Quartet No. 2 16:00 String Quartet String Quartet No. 3 23:00 String Quartet Two Scenes in Chiaroscuro 15:00 fl., ob., cl.; hn.; vln., vla., vcl.; pno., perc. Chamber Music with Voice Juliet at her WindowFour songs after Shakespeare 18:00 Chamber Ensemble Three Marian Eulogies 13:00 Mixed Trio Dickinson Triptych 9:00 Voice with Piano Two Wedding Airs 8:00 Mixed Duet Chorus Three Nocturnes Orchestra Jest 8:00 3(Picc.) 2(dbl. E.H.) 3(dbl.B.Cl.) 2 – 4 3 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. 3Perc. Pno, Hp. Str. Symphony in Minor 19:00 2 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0; Timp. Perc. Str. Lightscape 14:00 3 2 3 2 – 3 3 3 0; Timp. 3Perc. Hp. Str. Romanza 10:00 Sinfonietta for Strings 12:00 Wind Ensemble/Concert Band Colors Aloft 6:15 Wind Ensemble: picc./fl.(2), ob.(2), Eb cl., cl.(3), b.cl, bsn.(2), a. sax(2), t.sax., b.sax.; hn.(4), tpt.(4), tbn.(3), euph., tba (2); timp., perc.(3) Jig 7:00 Picc, 2 Fl, 2 Ob (Ob 2 dbl Eng Hn), 2 Bb Cl, 2 Bsn (Bsn 2 dbl CnBsn), Eb Cl, Bb BsCl, 2 Eb Alto Sx, Bb Ten Sx, Eb Bar Sx, Bb Bass Sx, 4 C Trp (#1 dbl Bb Pic Trp), 3 Bb Trp (#1 dbl Bb Pic Trp), 4 F Hn, 3 Trb, Euph TC, Euph BC, 2 Bb Flughn., Tba., 4… Shindigfor Solo Horn and Concert Band/Wind Ensemble 12:00 Solo horn; picc., fl.(2), ob.(2), eng.hn., Eb cl., cl.(3), b.cl., bsn.(2), a.sax.(2), t.sax., bar.sax., bs.sax.; hn.(4), tpt.(4), flughn.(2), tbn.(3), euph., tba.; timp., perc.(4) To the Muses! 8:00 picc, fl (2), ob (2), Bb cl (3), b cl, bsn (2), a sax (2), t sax, b sax, tpt (4), hn (4), tbn (2), euph, tba, cb, perc (3), timp
Four Dawns Over Bard’s Isle
Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Chamber EnsembleJest
for Wind EnsembleLightscape
for Solo Horn and Wind Ensemble