Chronological Listing of Works

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SUITE FROM “EXISTENTIAL DOUBT”  (2021) for solo piano, 20 mins.
     1. Lingering Questions (9′)
     2. Disturbing Reverie (3′)
     3. Invention and Reinvention (8′)

THE UNREAL DWELLING (2020) for unaccompanied violin, 5 mins.
     Commissioned by Steven Moeckel

 

RESTLESS IN LOOPS (2020) for solo cello and looper, 6 mins.
     For Sarah Walder

RESTLESS IN PLACE (2020) for solo cello, 5 mins. 
     For Sarah Walder

LOVE COUPLET (2020) for solo piano, 15 mins.
     1. Enlightened Moment (7′)
     2. Weightless in Starlight (8′)

SERENADE IN ISOLATION (2020) for string orchestra and harp, 28 mins.
     1. Moment of Resolve (8′)
     2. Song of Intimacy (5′)
     3. March of the Toddler (5′)
     4. Goodbye Song (5′)
     5. Protest (7′)

THE WEAVING PRINCESS AND THE COWHERD (2020) (a child’s tale) for solo double bass with narration, 7 mins.
     1. Weaving Princess (1′)
     2. Lonely Princess (1′)
     3. Star Dance (1′)
     4. Star Wedding (1′)
     5. Tentei’s Anger (1′)
     6. Festival of Love (1′)

FUEGO  (2019) for viola, cello, and double bass, 4 mins.
     For Trio del Fuego

APERITIF  (2019) for (small orchestra, 2(pic.)-2(ehn.)-2(bcl.)-1, 1-1-1(btbn.)-1pc(mbr.)-pf-hp-stgs., 10 mins.

SUITE FROM “BRIDGE TO NOWHERE”  (2018) for solo piano, 25 mins.  
     1. Call of the Crossing (5′)
     2. Fear of Heights (7′)
     3. You Can See Forever (8′)
     4. Beautiful Water (6′)

CROSS CHANNEL (2018) for unaccompanied cello, 8 mins.
     For Sarah Walder 

ROSA  (2018) for solo piano, 5 mins.
     For Ryan Marvel.

TWO TUNES  (2018) for violin and piano, 8 mins
     1. Eagle’s Nest (4′)
     2. Pirouette (5′)

SUITE FROM “NIGHT DRIFT” (2017) for solo piano., 24 mins.
     1. Driftwood (7′)
     2. Late Night Phone Call (7′)
     3. Snowdrift (6′)
     4. Place of the Butterflies (6′)

SUITE FROM “FLOATING LEAVES” (2016) for solo piano, 22 mins.
     1. On a Reflecting Pool (6′)
     2. In the Autumn Wind (5′)
     3. Flowing Past a Cathedral (5′)
     4. Swirling Downstream (5′)
     5. Becoming a Tiny Sailboat (4′)

GROUNDHOG DAY  (2013) for cello and improvised accompaniment, 9 mins.
     For Jan Simiz

MIRROR GLOBE (2012) for cello and improvised accompaniment, 9 mins.
     For Jan Simiz

FIVE BELLS  (2010) for orchestra, 3(pic)-3(eh)-3(bcl)-3(cbn), 4-3-3-1, tim., 3 pc., pf., hp., & stgs., 10 mins.
     Commissioned by Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA)
     for the 2011 Arizona All State Orchestra, John Roscigno, cond.

FIVE BELLS (2010) for solo piano, 10 mins.

SUITE FROM JESSICA (2007) for violin and piano, 26 mins.
     1. Jessica (4′)
     2. Doll Fantasy (4′)
     3. Squire’s Song (4′)
     4. There Are Spells In the Forest (5′)
     5. Child of the Greenwood (4′)
     6. Appearance of the King (6′)

THREE NOCTURNES (2006) for solo piano, 12 mins.
     1. Nocturne No. 1 (4′)
     2. Nocturne No. 2 (4′)
     3. Nocturne No. 3 (4′)

UNANSWERED PRAYERS (2005) for unaccompanied double bass, 14 mins.
     For John Ebinger
       Prayer for Identity 
       Prayer for Harmony
       Prayer for Simplicity
       Prayer for Peace
       Prayer for Action 

MEDITATION AT OYSTER RIVER (2003) A Cantata on a poem by Theodore Roethke for soprano and orchestra (or piano), 2(2nd dbl.pic)-2(e.hn.)-2(2nd dbl. bd.)-2(2nd dbl. cbn.), 2-2-1-0, 1 pc., tim., pf., solo sop., hp., & stgs, 22 mins.
For Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox
        1. The Ripple (7′)
        2. With These I Would Be (7′)
        3. The First Trembling (6′)
        4. The Motion of Morning (6′)

VISION QUEST  (2002) for double bass and piano, 17 mins.
     Winner of the 2004 International Society of Bassists Composition Competition for works for solo double bass
        1. Ritual Incantation (6′)
        2. Night of Despair (6′)
        3. Ritual Dance and Visitation (8′)

TWO FOR TWO (2002) for flute and bassoon, 12 mins.
     Commissioned by Arpeggio (Lisa Tharp and John Friedemann)
        1. First Movement (6′)
        2. Second Movement (6′)

CONCERTINO FOR SOLO HARP (2001) for solo harp, 18 mins.

STRING QUARTET NO. 2 (2000) for two violins, viola, and cello, 18 mins.

CALYPSO ROUND (2000) for orchestra, 2-2-2-2, 4-3-3-1, 3 pc. (trap set), tim., pf., hp., & stgs., 8 mins.
     For Robert Moody and the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

MILLENNIAL OPENING (1999) for orchestra, 3(3rd dbl. pic..)-3(bcl. dbl. pcl.)-2-2, 4-3-3-1, 3 pc., tim., hp., clst., & stgs., 17 mins.
     For Hermann Michael and the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3  (1999) for violin and piano, 20 mins.

SUITE FROM REGGIE (1997) for string orchestra (or stg. quartet with opt. db.), 20 mins.
     Commissioned by String Sounds for the Encore String Quartet
          1. Reggie and Servants (5′)
          2. Monkey Dance (3′)
          3. At the Park (4′)
          4. Dinner Music (4′)
          5. Processional (4′)
          6. Celebration (3′)

QUARREL FANTASY (1996) for flute, clarinet, and bassoon, 21 mins.
     Commissioned by Arpeggio (Lisa Tharp and John Friedeman)
         1.  Irritation (8′)
         2. Angels and Devils (7′)
         3. Confrontation (8′)

A WAKE AT NIGHT (1993) for nine strings (4,2,2,1) or string orchestra, 13 mins.

FANTASY  (1992) for unaccompanied violin, 11 mins 

PIANO TRIO (1991) for violin, cello, and piano, 20 mins.
         1.  Fantasy (12′)
         2.  Dance (9′)

SONATA  (1991) for cello and piano.,  12 mins.
         1.  Allegro cantabile (4′)
         2. Andante mesto (5′)
         3. Molto vivace (3′)

SEVEN LITTLE DUETS (1991) Studio duets for two double basses, 21 mins. (13 mins. w/o repeats)
         1. (4′)(2′)
         2. (3′) (2′)
         3. (5′) (3′)
         4. (2′) (1′)
         5. (2′) (2′)
         6. (4′) (2′)
         7. (6′) (3′)

STRING QUARTET NO. 1  (1991) for two violins, viola, and cello, 21 mins.
         1. Allegro appassionato (9′)
         2. Adagio con moto (6′)
         3. Allegro vivace (8′)

FLAGSTAFF SKETCHES (1989) for piano solo, 9 mins.
        1.  Sketch No. 1 (4′)
        2.  Sketch No. 2 (2′)
        3.  Sketch No. 3 (4′)

ALPINE PRELUDES (1989) for piano solo, 19 mins.
        1. Allegretto (2′)
        2. Allegro non troppo (2′)
        3. Andante Cantabile (3′)
        4. Moderato (2′)
        5. Vivace (1′)
        6. Andante (3′) 
        7. Allegro giusto (3′)

MUSIC FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (SONATA NO. 2) (1988) for violin and piano, 20 mins.
     For Ronald Whaley
        1. Allemande (5′)
        2. Sarabande (6′)
        3. Waltz (6′)
        4. Country Dance (5′)

MOVEMENT (1988) for violin, viola, and double bass, 8 mins.

THREE DUETS (1988) Concert duets for two double basses, 11 mins.
     For Patrick Neher and the Arizona Composers Forum
         1. Rocking, Rolling (5′)
         2. Cool, comfortable (4′)
         3. Fun, but not frantic (4′)

SUNSCAPE  (1987) for orchestra, 3(pic)-3(e.hn.)-3(bcl.)-2, 4-3-3-1, pc., tim., & stgs., 11 mins.
     Commissioned by the Arizona Diamond Jubilee Commission for the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

INCIDENTAL MUSIC (1986) for double bass and piano, 20 mins.
        1. Round (4′)
        2. Dance No. 1 (3′)
        3. Song (4′)
        4. Dance No, 2 (3′)
        5. Finale (9′) 

ROUND FIVE (1986) for double bass and piano, 5 mins.

TRIO (1985) for violin, viola, and double bass., 22 mins.
     For the Arizona Composers Forum
       1. Waltz (8′)
       2. Song (7′)
       3. Finale (9′)

WEDDING DUETS (1985) for two violins, 11 mins.
     For Bruce and Lenore Wilkison

IN APPREHENSION OF SPRING (1985) for orchestra, 2-2-2-2, 4-3-3-1, 2 pc., tim., & stgs., 4 mins.
     Commissioned by the Metropolitan Youth Symphony (Mesa, AZ)

THREE PIECES (1984) for solo double bass, 12 mins.
     1. Song (6′)
     2. Six Miniatures (6′)
     3. Dance (6′)

COLLECTED TUNES Vol. 1 (1984) for solo piano, 31 mins.
     1. African Dance (2′)
     2. Calling Home (3′)
     3. Mist and Memories (4′)
     4. Insomnia (4′)
     5. Only One (4′)
     6. Love’s Promise (4′) 
     7.  Kitewalk (3′)
     8. Cloud Cover (5′) 
     9. Summer Rain (4′)                        

COLLECTED TUNES Vol. 2 (1984) for solo piano, 28 mins.
     1. Voodoo Woman (3′)
     2. Letter From an Old Friend (3′)
     3. What Now? (3′)
     4. Melancholy (3′)
     5. The Old Roller Skate (3′)
     6. From Now Till Then (3′) 
     7.  Fade Away (2′)
     8. Call of the Canyon (4′) 
     9. Treadmill (5′)      

COLLECTED TUNES Vol. 3 (1984) for solo piano, 26 mins.
     1. Attacca (3′)
     2. Summer Nights (3′)
     3. Notions and Glances (4′)
     4. Little Child (4′)
     5. Tiptoe (4′)
     6. Winter Waltz (2′) 
     7.  Sometime Again (3′)
     8. Waiting for the Sunrise (3′) 
     9. Gettin’ Fat (2′)                    

CONCERTINO FOR HARP AND STRINGS (1983) for solo harp and string orchestra (or piano), 19 mins.
     1. Quasi allegro, poco rubato; Tempo giusto (6′)
     2. Quasi allegro; Andantino (Lullaby) (6′)
     3. Allegro giocoso; Stretto (7′)

TRIO  (1983) for flute, viola, and piano, 26 mins.
     For Marjorie Yates-Lockwood and Paul Ehrlich
     1. Allegro non troppo & 2. Andante con moto (17′)
     3. Allegro scherzando & 4. Allegro molto (10′)

SHORT SET (1982) for flute and piano, 19 mins.
     For Marjorie-Yates Lockwood
     1. Calling Home (6′)
     2. Summer Rain (8′)
     3. Gettin’ Fat (5′)

SONATA (1982)  for viola and piano, 18 mins.
     For Paul Ehrlich
        1. Song of the River (8′)
       2. Round of the Hawk (6′)
       3. Dance of the Earth (6′)

MIDSUMMER NIGHT  (1982) for violin, marimba, and piano, 26 mins.
     For Cindy Baker and Bill Wanser
       1. Jazz Dance (7′)
       2. Waltz (8′)
       3. Tarantella (10′)

SCENES AND SOLILOQUIES (1982) for double bass and harp, 21 mins.
     For Cindy Baker
       1. Lament (6′)
       2. Variation (7′)
       3. Cadenza (5′)
       4. Reprise (4′)

INVOCATION (1982) for piano and percussion., 13 mins.
     For William Wanser

SEVEN PIECES (1982) for solo piano, 24 mins.
       1. Spiral #1 (4′)
       2. Thin Air (6′)
       3. Sonatina (4′)
       4. Invention (4′)
       5. Merry Go Round (3′)
       6. Scherzo (2′)
       7. Spiral #2 (5′)

RITUAL MARCH (1981) for eight cellos, 4 mins.
       For Taki Atsumi and the Arizona Cello Society

SONATA – IMAGES FROM ‘THE FAR FIELD’ (Roethke) (1981) for violin and piano, 36 mins.
       For Lenore Lehr (Wilkison)
       1. Journey Dream (14′)
       2. To Come Upon Warblers in Early Spring (10′)
       3. Cadenza (13′) 

ECHOES FROM AN URBAN GLADE (1981) for violin and double bass, 25 mins. 
       For Nancy Livingston
       1. Folk Song (9′)
       2. Country Waltz (10′)
       3. Country Dance (7′)

MOBILES (1981) for two violins and double bass, 21 mins.
       For Lenore Lehr (Wilkison) and Nancy Livingston

TWO IMPROMPTUS (1980) for solo piano, 15 mins.
     1. Impromptu No. 1 (9′)
     2. Impromptu No. 2 (7′)

IMPROVISATORY CONCERT  (1980) for solo piano, 17 mins. 

CALYPSO ROUND (1981) for flute, horn, marimba, harp, and double bass, 8 mins.

FLUTE DANCE (1981) for flute and percussion, 7 mins.

FANFARE (1981) for horn, double bass, and percussion, 4 mins.

INTERMEZZO (1981) for double bass and piano, 10 mins.

INTERLUDE (1981) for double bass and harp, 10 mins.

VISION BY THE LAKE (1980) for flute, viola, and harp, 9 mins.

LULLABY (1980) for flute, horn, and harp, 10 mins. 

STRING QUARTET 1980  (1980) for two violins, viola, and cello, 10 mins.

RITUAL VARIATIONS (1980) for solo piano, 12 mins.

COUPLET FOR A DESERT SUMMER (1980) for chamber orchestra, 1-2-1-2, 2-0-0-0, 1 pc., pf., & stgs., 17 mins.
     For Clark Suttle and the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
     1. Dawn (10′)
     2. Dusk (8′)

BRASS QUINTET (1979) for two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba, 17 mins.
     For the Southwest Brass Quintet
     1. Allegro cantabile (7′)
     2. Andante con moto (5′)
     3. Vivace (6′)

CONCERTO FOR DOUBLE BASS  (1977) for solo double bass and string orchestra (or piano), 26 mins.
     For James Beidel and the Seattle Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra
     1. Traveling Tune (11′)
     2. Ballad (8′)
     3. Dance Tune (7′)

CONCERT DANCES SET NO. 1 (1977) for solo piano, 22 mins.
     1. Voodoo Woman (8′)
     2. What Now? (7′)
     3. Treadmill (7′)

CONCERT DANCES SET NO. 2 (1977) for solo piano, 24 mins.
     1. Insomnia (7′)
     2. African Dance (6′)
     3. I’ve Made Up My Mind (10′)

CONCERT DANCES SET NO. 3 (1977) for solo piano, 14 mins.
     1. The Old Roller Skate (4′)
     2. Only One (5′)
     3. Sleigh Ride (5′)

PIANO JOURNAL Volume One (1975) for solo piano, 39 mins.
     Part One (17′)
     Part Two (22′)

PIANO JOURNAL, Volume Two (1975), for solo piano, 37 mins.
     Part One (20′)
     Part Two (17′)

CITY MUSIC(1974) for large orchestra, 2-2-2-2, 4-3-3-1, 7 pc., tim., hp., & stgs., 2 mvts., 28 mins.
     For Vilem Sokol and the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
     Song (17′)
     Dance (12′)

STRING TRIO (1974) for violin, viola, and cello, 23 mins.
     For The Phoenix String Trio
     1. Embrium (6′)
     2. Jigsaw Dance (9′)
     3. Cat and Mouse (8′)

SONATA (1974) for solo piano, 27 mins.
     1. Allegro con brio (11′)
     2. Adagio con rubato (5′)
     3. Allegro con spirito (7′)

RAIN, RAIN (1973) 5 songs for soprano and piano on poetry of Leslie Green (Stallcop) and Scott Wilson, 17 mins.
     For Eleanor Stallcop (-Horrox)
     1. Doll Fantasy (4′)
     2. The Visitor (4′)
     3. Mimi (2′)
     4. Thirty-two and In His Prime (3′)
     5. Limits (6′)

PENDULUM(1972) for solo double bass and orchestra (or piano), 3(3rd dbl. pic.)-3-3(bcl.)-3, 4-3-3-0, 3 pc., solo db., hp., & stgs., 10 mins.

INTRODUCTION AND MOVEMENT (1972) for solo piano, 10 mins.