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ORCHESTRAL

Coranach for Julissa 2006   concert band 12 min.
Fanfare 125 Pomona 2012 4 trp, 2 hn, 2 trb, bass trb, tuba 4 min
Fevered Pitches 1997 string orchestra 3 min.
Flute Concerto 1987 Fl; 2222/2000/timp/hp.pf/str 14 min.
In the Midst of Darkness, Light Persists 2005 solo viola, cello, 2222/4331/perc/str 20 min.
Intrada 1988 2222/4321/perc/pf/cel/hp/str 3 min.
Music for Orchestra 1976 2222/4330/perc/str 10 min.
Nocturne 1981 2222/0000/perc/pf/str 10 min.
Serenade 1994 string orchestra 20 min.
Suite for Cellos 1986 eight-part cello orchestra 15 min.
Timedelusions 1993 2333/4331/perc/str 11 min.


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CHAMBER

A Walk in the Park 2011   2 cellos 8 min
Asylum Piece 1983   mezzo, cl, vn, va, vc, pf 8 min
Cellorimbian Flights 2006 vc, marimba 18 min
Cellopianian Flights 2008 vc, piano 18 min.
Conversation 1976 fl, ob 4 min
Cross-Currents 1989 two guitars 12 min.
Diversion 1985 clarinet and piano 10 min
Dancing with Gravity 2000 vn, va, vc, piano 12 min.
Duo 1993 violin and cello 5 min
Elegy,Waltz, and Polka 2004 gamelan 10 min
Euphoric Waltzes 2004 string quartet 10 min
Frozen Questions 2010 violin, cello, piano, recorded electronics 7 min.
Igor to Please 2016 sextet: 2 pno four-hands, 2 toy pno, and electronics 10 min.
Igor to Please 2016 solo: piano and electronics 10 min.
Internal States 2016 fl/alt fl, cl/b cl, vn, vc, piano, prec., electronics 20 min.
Looking for Answers 2011 violin, cello, piano, recorded electronics 19 min.
Meditation 2014 viola, cello 3 min.
Millennium Bridges 2001 flexible instr., singing audience 5 min.
Mixed Messages 2014 violin, piano, and recorded electronics 6 min
Moments of Inertia 2003 fl, va, vc 13 min.
Oboe Quartet 1989 ob, vn, va, and vc 17 min.
Playing for Time 2012 percussion quartet 6 min.
Pinnacle Fanfare 1997 cl, va, and horn 3 min.
Pomona 125 Fanfare 2012 4 trp, 2 hn, 3 trb, tuba 12 min
Recess 2017 string quartet 18 min
Quartet for Viola, Cello and Digital Processor 1993 va, vc, and digital processor 10 min.
Quintet "Good Times" 1985 cl, vn, va, vc, and piano 20 min.
Scherzo 1996 cl and piano 6 min.
Taking the Fifths 2002 2 pianos 11 min
Tetralogue 1975 2 pianos and 2 string trios 10 min.
Time to Travel 1996 2 pianos 12 min.
Timeflies 1996 guitar and cello 13 min.
Trio for Cello and Digital Processor 1991 cello and digital processor 14 min.
Triphoria 2009 vn, va, vc 12 min.
Triple Play 1994 va, vc, and African drum 8 min.
Tripolarities 1999 ob, va, and piano 12 min.
Vorarlberg Resonance 1991 piano four-hands 9 min
Wagon-Wheeling 2012 piano, percussion 10 min
While goin' the road to sweet Athy 2007 2 pianos, 16 hands. electronics 12 min
Under the Weather 2012 va, organ, electronics 8 min.


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SOLO INSTRUMENTAL

Barstow Bagatelle 2012 retuned (electronic) piano 8 min
Fanfares 2008 organ 12 min.
Glass 2015 cello 7 min
Gleeful Variants 2004 piano 23 min
Lullaby for Freja 2010 organ 4 min.
Nightstars 1996 piano 6 min
Part Suite-a 2013 piano 17 min
Remembrance of Things Present 2006 cello 10 min
Riverwing 1982 piano 12 min
Semi-Suite 1990 cello 8 min
Timedelusions 1991 organ 11 min.
Three Pieces for Clarinet 1982 clarinet 11 min.
Variations 1974 piano 4 min.
Variations on "Es ist genug" 2003 organ 15 min.



CHORAL

Break, Break, Break 1985 SSA and piano 6 min.
Song of Dedication 1998 SATB and piano 12 min.
Lines of Reflection 2001 SSAATB 4 min.
The Peace of Wild Things 1982 SATB 3 min.
Shakespeare Sonnets 2004 SATB 12 min.
A Timbered Choir 2001 SATB 10 min.
Delusional Paths 2010 SATB 10 min.
Water Ruminations 2011 SATB chamber, SATB large, organ 25 min.
This is the Day 2012 SATB 4 min.
Music shall untune the sky 2013 SATB 3 min.


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SOLO VOICE

A Heckuva Job 2007 baritone, guitar, percussion 13 min.
Love is Life 2009 soprano, piano 3 min
Love Song 2008 soprano, viola, cello 3 min.
Mandolin Songs 2014 soprano, mandolin 7 min.
Mesopotamia 2007 soprano, piano 4 min
Music I Heard With You 2009 soprano, cello, piano 4 min
Older Songs 1982 soprano, piano 5 min
Outside/Inside 2009 soprano, electronics 11 min
Sandburg Settings 2001 soprano, viola, cello, piano 10 min.
Scenes from Sarajevo 2003 soprano, viola, cello 10 min.
Songs of the Viola 2010 soprano, viola, cello, piano 16 min.
Thinking of Elder Sister Zheng 2015 2 sopranos, bells, 2 prayer bowls 4 min.
When Time was young 2005 soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello 23 min.



THEATER

Mother Courage 2004 songs, incidental music 35 min.
Spoon River Anthology 2005 songs, incidental music 40 min.
The Miser 2007 songs, incidental music 32 min.



LARGE ENSEMBLE

Millennium Bridges 2001 11 instruments, singing audience 10 min.
Bowling Bells 2002 18 kitchen bowls, 4 channel recording 10 min.
Gaudeamus Igitur 2010 many instruments, audience 6 min.
Stunned Unity 2011 violin, viola, cello, any number of other instruments, audience 6 min.


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ELECTRONIC

Airdancing 2013 toy piano, piano, and recorded electronics 9 min.
A Shady Character Piece 1997 recording 2 min.
Dance and Transfiguration 1985 MIDI kbd, MAX 11 min.
Edge 1982 recording
Flutecry 1994 flute, recorded electronics 11 min.
Frozen Questions 2010 violin, cello, piano, recorded electronics 7 min.
Mixed Messages 2014 violin, piano, and recorded electronics 6 min
Outside/Inside 2009 soprano, electronics 11 min
Quartet for Viola, Cello and Digital Processor 1993 viola, cello, processor 10 min
Rainbow Tangle 2015 piano, electronics (MAX) 7 min
Shepard's Pi 2010 toy piano, recorded electronics 10 min
Threnody 2003 cello, MAX/MSP 12 min
Trio for Cello and Digital Processor 1991 cello, processor 14 min
Upon the Cello 1988 recording 14 min
Violelation 2002 viola, live electronics 11 min
Yosemite Distractions 2003 8-channel playback, candy wrappers, audience 11 min
While goin' the road to sweet Athy 2007 2 pianos, 16 hands. recorded electronics 12 min
Under the Weather 2012 viola, organ, live electronics 9 min
       


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CELLO ENSEMBLE Compositions & Arrangements

A Walk in the Park 2011   2 cellos 8 min
Canon a la Mode 1983 cello trio 4 min.
A Cellist's Variations on "Home on the Range" 1990 cello quartet 6 min.
Cherry Blossom Special 1995 cello quartet 6 min.
Christmas Quodlibet
1986 cello quartet 4 min.
Elegy, Waltz, and Polka 2004 cello quintet 10 min
Five Tunes for Four Cellos
1989 cello quartet 5 min.
Quodlibet and Chorale
1984 cello quartet 6 min.
Song and Dance 2015 cello quartet 11 min.
Suite for Cellos 1987 cello quartet (8-part divisi) or cello orchestra 11 min.
Also Sprach Zarathustra (prelude) - Strauss
1990 cello quartet (8-part divisi) or cello orchestra 1 min.
Trio Sonata - Bach
1990 cello trio 10 min.
Five Chorale Preludes - Bach 1990 cello quartet 8 min.
The Two Ladies from Verona 2001 cello duo 3 min
       


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