Music

ORCHESTRAL WORKS

MOVEMENTS FOR TRUMPET, PERCUSSION AND STRING ORCHESTRA – 1972 (13 min.)
Solo Trumpet, 6 Multiple Percussionists, String: 6/4/4/4/2, (two piano
Transcription available for string parts). Work in three movements

CONCERTO FOR TENOR SAXOPHONE AND ORCHESTRA – 1976 (18 min.) FC
Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 Bb CI., 2 Bsn., Brass: 4/2/2/B. Tbn./Tuba, Timpani, Vibes, Guiro, Claves, Susp. Cymb., S.D., B.D., Strings: 8/6/5/4/3. Work in three Movements

J.B. II – 1985 (7 min.) CF, ALB
Picc., Dbl. Fl., Eng. Hrn., Dbl. Ob., Strings: 4/4/4/3/1

AMAZIN’ – 1986 (10 min.)
2 FL, 2 Ob., 3 Bb CL, 2 Bsn., Brass: 4/3/3/Tuba, Timpani, Orchestra Bells,
Chimes, Jawbone, Conga Drum, Bongos, Temple Blocks, Susp. Cymb., S.D.,
T.D., B.D., Piano, Strings: 8/6/5/4/3. Chorus: SATB; 4 narrators

Text: Verses 2,3,4 of “Amazing Grace”; “Sympathy” by Paul Dunbar and “The
Supplicant” by Georgia Douglas Johnson

THE EAGLE HAS LANDED – 1987 (11 min.) CF
Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., 3 Bb CI., 2 Bsn., 4/3/2/B. Trb./Tuba, Timpani, Orchestra Bells, Vibes, Chimes, Xylophone, Triangle, Gong, Susp. Cymb., S.D., B.D., Piano, Harp, Strings: 8/6/5/4/3. Narrator
Text: Children’s concert piece on space themes – the stars, meteors, planets and The moon. Text by composer

OVERTURE FOR ORCHESTRA – 1987 (9 min) CF, Mark
2 FL, 2 Ob., 2 Bb CL, 2Bsn., Contra Bsn., Brass: 4/3/3/Tuba, Timpani, Roto
Toms, Jawbone, Triangle, Gong, Susp. Cymb., S.D., T.D., B.D., Harp, Strings: 8/6/5/4/3

SROUFIE THE SAXOPHONE – 1988 (10 min.)
Picc., 2 FL, 2 Ob., 2 Bb CL, 2 Bsn., Brass: 4/2/2/TB. Perc: Timpani, Orchestra Bells, Chimes, Triangle, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Gong, Cymbal, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Harp, Strings: 8/6/5/4/3. Tenor Saxophone Soloist, Narrator

Text: Children’s concert piece on themes of acceptance and social tolerance.
Text by composer

SACRED GROUND-2001 (3 min) CF
Brass: 4/3/2/Tb., Percu.: Timpani, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Syspended Cymbals, Gong

SYMPHONY Number I – 2005 (22 min.)
2 Fl., 2 Ob., 2 Bb Cl., 2 Bsn., Brass: 4/2/2/TB., Timp., S.D., S. Cymb., Gong, Harp, Strings: 8/8/8/6/4.

BOP! / Concertino for Theater Organ & Full Orchestra -2009 (15 minutes)
Picc/2/2 dbl. Eng Hrn./2/2/Contra Bsn. Brass: 4/2/2/Tuba/,
Timpani,Xylophone, Marimba, Chinese Temple Blocks, Claves, Susp. Cymbb, HH
Cymbals, Gong, S.D., B.D., Siren (low), Harp: Strings: 12/12/10/10/8. Organ Soloist

BAND

QUIET STATEMENT FOR WIND ENSEMBLE — 1970 (5 min.)

IGOR FANTASY — 1982 (9 min.) TRN

SACRED GROUND – 2001 (3 min.); see Orchestral Works

CHOIR

CHANSON INNOCENTES – 1971 (10 min.)
SSAA and Percussion Ensemble. Four movement song cycle on text by ee cummings

PHONEME – 1973 (3 min.)
Spoken Voice Choir. Based on a text: “Actualia” by Karlheinz Stockhausen

SITIO- 1978 (20 min.)
3 vocal soloists, SATB, brass trio, organ and percussion. An oratorio on a libretto by David Cassel

THE ANNUNCIATION – 1980 (13 min.)
Handbell Choir, Trumpet and SATB. Single movement work based on the text: “Annunciation to Mary” by Rainer Maria Rilke

A SIMPLE SETTING – 1981
Congregational Mass, text: Rite II, Episcopal Liturgy

AMAZIN’ — 1986 (10 min.)
Four Narrators, Orchestra, and SATB (see Orchestral Works)

BLESS THIS HOUSE — 2007 (6 minutes)
SATB, Brass Quintet & Piano

SOLO, CHAMBER WORKS WITH TAPE/ELECTRONIC WORKS

THREE MOMENTS FOR PIANO AND TAPE – 1973 (12 MIN.)

LINGUISTICS FOR TROMBONE AND TAPE – 1974 (5.5 MIN.)

COMPUTER STUDY I: MUSIC 360 – 1975 (1 MIN.)

BROCK’S BOP – Concert Version – 1978 (8 min.)
Prepared Tape, Piccolo, Trumpet and Five Cassette Instructed Scat Singers

ELECTRONIC MUSIC BACKGROUND, TAPES I, II, III – 1977-78 APHB
Geographical Concept Tapes – South America Series. Author: Jack Miller

INTERMEDIA WORKS/DANCE WORKS

INTONAZIONE – 1972 (16 min.)
Prepared Tape, Lights and Sculpture (requires lighting technician)

PROFESSOR MARCH AND RAG – 1973 (8 min.) CAM
Six speaker/actors. Improvisatory theater piece based on nonsense language

THIS BANANA IS FOR YOU – 1973 (18 min.)
Two Dancers, Trumpet and Speaker

FORSYTHIA/BROCK’S BOP – 1978 (three versions 8-24 min.)
Film (filmmaker: Don Evans), Dance, Macrame Sculpture, Prepared Tape, Piccolo, Trumpet/Mime Artist, and Five Cassette Instructed Scat Singers

DAY OF PENTECOST – 1981 (12 min.)
SATB, Tenor Voice, Harpsichord, Renaissance Band and Dance (Choreography: Betty Ferguson). Text: Acts II: 1-11

SOLO VOCAL WORKS

LIFE CYCLE – 1970 (5 min.)
Tenor Voice, Flute, Muted Trumpet and Bassoon
I. “First Lesson” – text: Philip Booth
II. “When serpents bargain for the right to squirm” – text: e e cummings
III. “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” – text: Dylan Thomas

REFLECTION OF A ZEN BUDDHIST – 1971 (6 min.)
Mezzo Soprano and Percussion Ensemble. Three movement song cycle on texts
of phonetically translated Japanese Buddhist statements

LULLABYE ON A TEXT BY GEORGE BARKER – 1975 (5 MIN.)
Soprano, Oboe, Clarinet and Piano. Single movement work based on the text:
“To my Son – Part One” by George Barker

DEATH SONNETS – 1994 (13 min.)
Baritone, Woodwind Quintet, Piano, Harp and Percussion, Single movement
Song cycle based upon texts drawn from: “The Passionate Pilgrim” by
Shakespeare and “The Anthology of Death”

SHAKESPEARE SONNETS – 2015 (10 minutes)
High Voice & Piano
I. Sonnet 27
II. Sonnet 53

SOLO INSTRUMENTAL WORKS

SOLOWALK – 1971 (2 min.) WM,CF
Flute

RIME MUSIC AFTER FRANK MARTIN’S PRELUDE VII – 1979 (4 min.)
Piano

BALLAD OF ROLAND – 1979 (4 min.) DP,CR
Eb Alto Saxophone and Whistle

VISION OF BASQUE – 1982 (6 min.) Med
Bassoon

SOLOWALK- HORN CALL FOR G.W.C. -2010 (4 minutes)
Solo Horn in F

MINGUS AMONG US -2012 (6.5 minutes) CF, ALB
Solo Double Bass with additional speaking, sung & whistling parts…
for one performer alone.

INCIDENTAL MUSIC FOR THE THEATER

Music for THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH, Lanford Wilson
Tenor Recorder and Voices

Music for HIGGLETY PIGGLETY POP, Lawrence Sendak – adaptation by Charles Helfert
SATB, Flute and Punk Rock Guitar

Music for AS YOU LIKE IT, William Shakespeare
Soprano Recorder, Guitar, High and Medium Voice, Found Instruments (Perc.)

Music for METAMORPHOSIS, Mary Zimmerman
Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, Harp and Percussion

Incidental Music & Musical Theatre Chorus & song additions for THE DADA PLAY, Mieko Ouchi (12 minutes)
Vocal solos, SATB Show Choir, Guitar & Piano

“SONG OF THE WHITEWASH” (2.25 minutes)
Medium voice & piano. Written for the play “The Resistible Rise of
Arutro Ui” by Berthold Brecht/ text of song: Brecht

ARRANGEMENTS

PAVANE – G. Faure – 1981
Flute, Mezzo Soprano, Guitar, Vibes and Bassoon

GOSPEL PUPPIES – Arrangement of “Delta Dawn” – 1986
Brass Quintet

CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

STRUCTURES FOR TROMBONE AND PIANO – 1967 (7 min.)
Work in Seven Structures

PRAIRIE SUITE – 1970 (8 min.) SP
Brass Quintet. Three Movements

IN MEMORIAM, BENJY – 1972 (4 MIN.)MP
Saxophone Quartet

WOODWIND QUINTET – 1973 (4.5 min.)
Note: E.H. Substitutes for Oboe

SERENADE FOR UNKNOWN FRIENDS – 1974 (4 min.) DP
Tenor Saxophone, Oboe, Clarinet and Piano

REGARDS BROUSSARDS – 1974 (4 min.)
Bb Clarinet and Trombone. Three Movements

MUSIC FOR JULIUS BAKER – 1980 (6.5 min.) WM
Flute Choir

PRISM- 1981 (10 min.) Med, Red W.
Trombone, Piano and Percussion

FINAL ROLAND – 1984 (12 min.) CF
Alto Saxophone, Whistle Siern, Piano and Harmonica

HEAVY METAL – 1984 (6.5 min.) CF, Mark
Tuba Euphoniums, 5 Tubas)

THE STOMP REVISITED – 1986 (10 min.) CF, CRY
Brass Quintet in One Movement

DEATH SONNETS – 1994 (13 min.)
Baritone Voice and Chamber Ensemble (See Solo Vocal Works)

SCHUBERTIAD – 2000 (8 min.) CF
Oboe, Bassoon and Guitar

A FIT RELILQUARY – 2006 (10 min.) OUP
Brass Quintet (7″pt- double Flugelhoms) and Percussion Orchestra (10 players)

LAMENTATIONS FOR STRING QUARTET – 2007 (15 minutes) CF

GRAPPELLI DREAMS – 2008 (7 minutes) CF
Viola & Alto Saxophone

HOUSE OF DAWN – 2008 (8 minutes) CF
Viola Quartet (can be performed also by up to 12 players)

PABLO/ SAUL – 2010 (9 minutes) CF, Cent
Picc/FI dbl.; Eb,Bb,Bass Bb CI dbl.; Violin; VC; Piano; solo percussion
(orchestra bells, vibes, crotales, s. cymbals, gongs)

FANTASY for VIOLA & PIANO – 2011 (7 minutes) CF

FOR FRANCO/ DELICATISSIMO – 2011 (12 minutes)
12 to 20 players scored for an indefinite orchestra of ww/ horns/
strings/ percussion (metal, skins & woods). Improvisatory based work.

AMERICAN SKETCHES – 2013 (7.5 minutes) CF
I. Autumn Pastoral
II. Halloween Night
III. Mr. Ives Pep Band
Brass Trio: Bb Cornet; Euphonium; Tuba

PETITE SUITE FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO – 2014-2015 (13 min.)
I. Pavanne
II. Estampie

HERD! – 2015 (6 minutes)
5 tenor Saxophones