Compositions

Songs and Song Cycles
  • A Lady in Waiting in 6 movements
    I. She is living alone at the beach house (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (4.75')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    II. Lamento della ninfa I (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    III. From the heart of the matter (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (1.25')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    IV. Lamento della ninfa II (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    V. Valse Triste (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    VI. Lamento della ninfa III (1985)
    Mezzo, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
  • Albina
    Soprano, Flute, Cello, Piano (8.5')
    Text: Tatar Folk Poetry trans. English
  • American Folk Song Settings - Volume I in 5 movements
    I. Red River Valley (1988)
    High or Medium Voice, Piano (3.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    II. Wicked Polly (1988)
    High Voice, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    III. Lovely William (1988)
    High Voice, Piano (4')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    IV. Lulu Walls (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (5.25')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    V. Uncle Joe (1988)
    High Voice, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
  • American Folk Song Settings - Volume II in 6 movements
    I. The Two Brothers (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (3.25')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    II. Old Woman (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (1')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    III. Dinky (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (3.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    IV. The Letter in the Candle (1989)
    High or Medium Voice, Piano (2')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    V. Black Sheep (1988)
    High or Medium Voice, Piano (4')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    VI. Sourwood Mountain (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
  • American Folk Song Settings - Volume III in 7 movements
    I. The Little Yellow Dog (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (3.75')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    II. Ratcoon (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (1')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    III. William Cook (1988)
    High Voice, Piano (4')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    IV. The Silvery Moon (1988)
    High Voice, Piano (5.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    V. The Wicked Girl (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (2.25')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    VI. The Old Black Booger (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (1.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
    VII. The Skeptic's Daughter (1989)
    High Voice, Piano (1.5')
    Text: Ozark Folk, Vance Randolph
  • And In the Dark Garden in 4 movements
    I. A dark skinned youth (1994)
    Mezzo, Piano (3')
    Text: Russian (Akhmatova) trans. English
    II. And In the black garden (1994)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Russian (Akhmatova) trans. English
    III. Bury me, wind! (1994)
    Mezzo, Piano (4')
    Text: Russian (Akhmatova) trans. English
    IV. The fisherman (1994)
    Mezzo, Piano (4.25')
    Text: Russian (Akhmatova) trans. English
  • Ephemeron in 4 movements
    I. The Fly (1990)
    High Voice, Piano (1.5')
    Text: William Blake
    II. The Sick Rose (1990)
    High Voice, Piano (3.25')
    Text: William Blake
    III. Don't shoo the morning flies away (1991)
    High Voice, Piano (2.75')
    Text: Chinese trans. English
    IV. The Flies (1991)
    High Voice, Piano
    Text: Machado trans. English
  • Quien soy yo? (Who am I?)
    High Voice, Piano (2.5')
    Text: Spanish by Uicab
  • Rose of Sharon in 5 movements
    I. I am the Rose of Sharon (1975)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Bible
    II. By Night on my Bed (1976)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Bible
    III. The Watchmen (1975)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Bible
    IV. The Voice of my Beloved (1976)
    Mezzo, Piano (3')
    Text: Bible
    V. A Garden Inclosed (1976)
    Mezzo, Piano (2')
    Text: Bible
  • Shakespeare Songs (with clarinet) in 4 movements
    I - A Lover and His Lass ()

    VOICING: ______________________
    II - Willow Song ()

    VOICING: ______________________
    III - Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind ()

    VOICING: ______________________
    IV - Orpheus With His Lute ()

    VOICING: ______________________
  • Three Celtic Invocations
    I - The Dedication ()
    High voice, piano (1.75')
    Text: Celtic Prayers
  • Two Italian Songs in 2 movements
    I. L'amore che canto ()
    Medium Voice, Piano (4.5')
    Text: Relative of G. Sorrentino
    II. Preghiera Semplice ()
    Medium Voice, Piano (4.75')
    Text: St. Francis of Assisi
  • Two Sevillian Songs in 2 movements
    I. A una nariz (1979)
    Soprano, Piano (3')
    Text: Spanish, Villegas
    II. La Gotica Tumba (1979)
    Soprano, Piano (4')
    Text: Spanish, BecquƩr
  • Un Pajarillo Canta
    High voice, Piano (2')
    Text: Spanish, Uicab