Chronological list of works

La Derniere Chanson de Maurice, (words by Andrew Joffe) for soprano or tenor and piano (2021) [in memory of Maurice the Rooster].

“…divisions, mingling…”, for Eb or other small clarinet (2021)

When all Falls Silent (words by Charles Anthony Silvestri), for 6 voices (2020)

Scherzo 8, for orchestra (2020) (based on Schubert’s incomplete sketches for the 3rd movement of his b minor [“Unfinished”] symphony)

Dark Equinox, for orchestra (2019)

Paul Bunyon Mourns for Babe the Ox (words by Andrew Joffe), for bass or bass-baritone and piano; premiered by Charles Samuel Brown (bass-baritone) and Mark Victor Smith (piano) (2016).

Reverse Variations on “Arkansas Traveler”, for three instruments (with jokes!); premiered by Eight Strings & a Whistle. (2018).

Schrödinger’s Cat, “mini-scene” for tenor, flute, oboe and cello (text by Andrew Joffe)-premiered by Mark Victor Smith, tenor, and the Different Hats Ensemble (2016).

Spirit Guide, concerto for clarinet and orchestra, with obbligato soprano-premiered by Gary Dranch, clarinets, and Nita Baxani, soprano, with the Brooklyn Symphony conducted by Nicholas Armstrong (2014).

Whispers of Weeping: Mozart (an iconoclasm), for orchestra-premiered by the BMCC Downtown Symphony conducted by Douglas Anderson (2014).

Cassandra Songs, for mezzo-soprano and piano (words by Andrew Joffe)-premiered by A Potpourri of Song, Esther Hickman, mezzo and Mark Victor Smith, piano (2014).

Directions, song for tenor and 3 instruments (words by Andrew Joffe)-premiered by Mark Victor Smith and the Different Hats ensemble (2013).

Chamber Symphony No. 4 for piano trio-premiered by the piano trio (2011).

“…vikings, unless…” for bass clarinet solo-premiered by J. D. Parran (2011)

“…mood, enough…”, for viola solo-premiered by Ina Litera (2007).

Some thoughts on ‘The Rights of Man’, for violas in 4 parts-premiered by the Third Street Music School Viola Ensemble (2006).

The Half King, a score for an imaginary film, for orchestra-premiered by the BMCC Downtown Symphony conducted by Douglas Anderson (2004).

Through/In, a video opera for soprano with piano and percussion (libretto by Andrew Joffe)(2001).

The King of Jazz, music for a radio play-premiered by Jazzplay (2001) on NPR.

Chamber Symphony No. 3, for flute, viola and cello-premiered by Eight Strings & a Whistle (2001).

Medea in Exile, a chamber opera (libretto by Andrew Joffe)- premiered by the American Chamber Opera Company conducted by Douglas Anderson (2000).

Medea Suite, for orchestra-premiered by the BMCC Downtown Symphony conducted by Douglas Anderson (2000).

The Moon Moth, music for an internet play-presented on (1999 and thereafter).

My Year, My Life, a dramatic song cycle (words by Douglas Anderson, based on Issa’s Oraga Haru)-premiered by the American Chamber Opera Company, Douglas Anderson conducting (1998).

The Sound of Fear Clapping, music for a radio play-broadcast on NPR (1998)

Romance Concerto, music for a radio play- broadcast on NPR (1996)

Faust Triumphant, a chamber opera (words by Andrew Joffe)-premiered by the American Chamber Opera Company/International Faust Festival (1995).

Wedding Music, for trumpet solo (1994 and thereafter), premiered by Donald Anderson (at my wedding!)

Woodwind Quintet No. 2– premiered by the Viva Voce Woodwind Quintet (1992).

Duo for Flute and Harp-premiered by Gryphon & Company (1991).

Rock Riffs-premiered by New Renaissance Chamber Players (1990).

Metrolines 90-premiered by New Renaissance Chamber Players (1990).

Trio Suite-premiered by New Renaissance Chamber Players (1990).

Chamber Symphony No. 2, for flute, clarinet, violin and cello-premiered by Oval Window Chamber Ensemble (1989).

Vernal Tracings No. 4, for flute and marimba-premiered by the Benson-Thoma Flute and Percussion Duo (1988).

“…springing, gradually…”, for French horn solo-premiered by Carolyn Clark (1988).

Solum Credunt Saliunt, for orchestra-premiered by the BMCC Downtown Symphony conducted by Douglas Anderson (1988).

Strange Interlude, for organ-premiered by Brian Buchbinder (1987).

Scenes from Amazing Grace, for organ-premiered by Brian Buchbinder (1987).

Trio for Brass, for trumpet, French horn and trombone-premiered by New and Newer Music (1986).

Nora’s Scene, song for mezzo-soprano and piano-premiered by Margaret Astrup (1985).

Vocalise No. 2, for two different instruments (1984)

“…procession, emerging…” for bassoon solo-premiered by Donald Venezia (1984).

Sine Nomine, for orchestra-premiered by Baruch College Chamber Orchestra conducted by Douglas Anderson (1983).

Abe’s Rag, for piano solo (1981)

“…increasingly, physical…” for flute solo-premiered by Sato Moughalian (1980).

Electra Music, music for Euripedes’ Electra for actors, oboe and harp-premiered by Barnard Greek Theatre Society (1980).

Five Bagatelles and a Synopsis, for piano solo-premiered by Anthony Weinstein (1979).

Vocalise No. 1, for voice or instrument (1979)

Chamber Symphony No. 1, for chamber orchestra-premiered by Columbia Composers Ensemble conducted by Douglas Anderson (1978).

Piece for Clarinet and Tape– premiered by Douglas Anderson, clarinet (1975).

Uneasy Piece, for woodwind quintet-premiered by Columbia Composers (1975)

Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano– premiered by Columbia New Music Performance Ensemble (1973).