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  ADDITIONAL COMPOSITIONS
 
Music for Solo Instruments and Piano :
Music for Piano
Music for String Instruments and Piano
Music for Solo Wind Instruments and Piano
Music for Solo Brass Instruments and Piano
Music for Solo Percussion/Percussion and Piano
Chamber Music :
Chamber Music for Strings/Strings and Piano
Chamber Music for Woodwinds
Chamber Music for Brass
Chamber Music for Percussion
Chamber Music for Mixed Ensembles
Orchestral Music :
Orchestral Music/Wind Ensembles
Concertos with Orchestra, String Orchestra or Wind Ensemble accompaniment
Music for Voice :
Music for Solo Voice and Piano/Guitar Accompaniment
Music for Solo Voice plus chamber ensemble accompaniment
Music for Chorus
 
Music for Piano :
"A Suite from the Cloud Forest" (for piano solo, for Eleanor Nelson, faculty member at Juilliard.  Also, a version for piano, 4-hands, written for Lisa Kovalik). 1992, 17'  (Solo version available from Ewazen, 4-hand version available from Manduca Music.)

“Sonata for Two Pianos”, 1994, 22’(Ewazen)
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Music for String Instruments and Piano :
"Rhapsody for Violin and Piano", (for Pierre Bournaki at Juilliard),1982, 20'(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Violin" (piano version of original version for violin and string orchestra), 1997, 22'(Ewazen)

"Sonata for Viola and Piano" (for Eugene Becker of the NY Philharmonic, recorded by him for Clique Track records.  There is also a cello version of this piece.), 1991, 19'(Ewazen)

"Sonata for Violoncello and Piano" (for Julie Charland at Eastman), 1973, 18'(Ewazen)

"Sonata for Double Bass and Harpsichord", (For William Stebel and Maria Rojas, faculty memeber at Juilliard), 1992, 16'(Ewazen)
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Music for Solo Wind Instruments and Piano :
"Concerto for Flute" (piano version of original version for flute, percussion, harp and string orchestra.  Written for Julius Baker), 1989, 18'(Southern)

"Ali'i Suite" for flute and piano (commissioned by Barli Nugent), 1994, 17'(Ewazen)

"Down a River of Time", for oboe and piano (piano version of original version for oboe and string orchestra.  Commissioned by Linda Strommen.), 1999, 23'(Southern)

"Ballade for Clarinet" (piano version of original version for clarinet, harp and string orchestra.  Written for Jean Kopperud), 1987, 12'(Southern)
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Music for Solo Brass Instruments and Piano :
"Sonata for Trumpet and Piano", (Commissioned by the International Trumpet Guild, recorded by Chris Gekker on Well-Tempered Productions), 1995, 20'(Ewazen)

“Concerto for Trumpet and Piano”, an arrangement of the Quintet for Trumpet and Strings (also called Concerto for Trumpet and Strings), 20’ (Southern)

“Danzante”, a trumpet concerto—piano arrangement, commissioned by Western/Northwestern CBDNA, premiered by Allen Vizzutti, March, 2004, 22’. (Ewazen—soon to be published by Southern)

"Ballade for a Ceremony", for trumpet and piano, 1999, 5'(Southern)

“Prayer and Praise”, for trumpet and piano, commissioned by Richard Stoelzel, 5’(Southern)

“Three Lyrics for Trumpet and Piano”, commissioned by Chris Gekker, 11’(Ewazen)

"Sonata for Horn and Piano", (Commissioned by Scott Brubaker of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.  Recorded by him on Well-Tempered Productions), 1992, 20'(Southern)

"Concerto for Horn and Piano", (Commissioned by Greg Hustis of the Dallas Symphony, this is an arrangement of the orginal work with String Orchestra accompaniment.) Nov., 2002, 20’(Ewazen).

"Sonata for Trombone and Piano", (Written for Michael Powell of the American Brass Quintet.  Recorded by him for Well-Tempered Productions.  Subsequent recordings by Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic on Cala Records, Ko-ichiro Yamamoto of the MET Opera Orchestra on Kosei Records, Steven Witser of the Cleveland Orchestra on Albany Records, and Ronald Barron, principal trombone of the Boston Symphony. )1993, 19'(Southern)

“Visions of Light”, a trombone concerto—piano reduction version, commissioned by IU and Midwest, premiered by Joseph Alessi, Dec., 2003.  22’ (Southern)

“Palmetto Suite”, for alto trombone and piano, commissioned, premiered and recorded by Ronald Barron, June, 2004.  15’.  (Ewazen)

"Concerto for Euphonium and Piano" (Commissioned by Robert Grechesky and Butler University--this is a piano version of the original for wind ensemble accompaniment.), March, 2003, 19’(Ewazen)  

"Concerto for Tuba or Bass Trombone and Piano", (Commissioned by Karl Kramer of the Brass Ring.  Bass Trombone Version recorded by John Rojak on MMC Recordings and Charles Vernon, Bass Trombonist of the Chicago Symphony), 1995, 20'(Southern)

"Ballade for Bass Trombone and piano" (an arrangement of work originally for clarinet and string orchestra.  This arrangement was written for Charles Vernon of the Chicago Symphony). 1996, 12'(Southern)

"Rhapsody for Bass Trombone and piano" (also arranged for tenor trombone, originally for bass trombone and string orchestra, commissioned by John Rojak), 1997, 20'(ITA)

“Songs of Love and Loss” for Tenor or Bass Trombone and Piano, premiered by Charles Vernon, June 2004 at the ITF, 16’(Ewazen)

 

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Music for Solo Percussion/Percussion and Piano :
"Northern Lights", for solo Marimba, (for Gordon Stout, recorded on Resonator Records), 1989, 14'(Keyboard Publications)

"Concerto for Marimba", for marimba and piano (for She-e Wu, this is an arrangement of the original version for Marimba and String Orchestra), 1999, 30'(Keyboard Publications)
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Chamber Music for Strings/Strings and Piano :
"String Quartet" (premiered by the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble.  This is an arrangement of the String Quintet.) 1997, 17'(Ewazen)

"String Quintet", (for Marvin Topolsky.  Premiered by the Cassatt Quartet with Marvin Topolsky), 1994, 17'(Ewazen)

"Piano Trio",  (for the Ahn Trio), 1991, 21'(Ewazen)

"The Diamond World", (commissioned by the Ahn Trio.  Recorded by them on Emi Classics.), 1996, 9'(Ewazen)

"Piano Quartet", (commissioned by L'Amore di Musica), 1985, 20'(Ewazen)
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Chamber Music for Woodwinds :
"Roaring Fork Quintet for Wind Instruments", for woodwind quintet, (commissioned by Borealis Wind Quintet, and recorded by them on Helicon Records).(Southern)

“Cascadian Concerto” for Woodwind Quintet and Piano (piano version of the orchestral accompaniment). (premiered by the Cascadian Wind Quintet and the Lake Union Civic Orchestra, June 2003), 25’(Ewazen)
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Chamber Music for Brass :
“Sonatina for Two Trumpets”, commissioned by Stephen Jones, premiered in Italy, February, 2004 by Stephen Jones and Ivano Ascari, 4’(Ewazen)

"Pastorale" for Trumpet, Trombone and Piano (an arrangement of the middle movement of "Ballade, Pastorale and Dance, originally for flute, horn and piano.  This arrangement was written for the Areopagetica Trio at Mannes College.  A 2nd arrangement was made for tenor and bass trombones with piano by Doug Yeo of the Boston Symphony.), 1996, 11'(both available from Southern)

"An Elizabethan Songbook", for trumpet, trombone and piano (commissioned by Chris Gekker.  This is an arrangement of the original for mezzo-soprano, tenor and piano), 1998, 18'(Southern)

"A Philharmonic Fanfare" for trumpet, horn and trombone, (commissioned by the NY Philharmonic, premiered by Phil Smith and David Finlayson), 1997, 4'(Ewazen)

"Myths and Legends", for trombone quartet (for the Rittenhouse Quartet of the Curtis Institute), 2000, 16'(ITA)

"Colchester Fantasy", for brass quintet (for the American Brass quintet, recorded by them on Summit Records), 1987, 18'(Brass Ring—Hickeys)

"Frost Fire", for brass quintet (commissioned by the American Brass Quintet for their 30th anniversary, and recorded by them on Well-Tempered Productions), 1990, 16’(Brass Ring--Hickeys_)

"A Western Fanfare" (commissioned by Music Academy of the West for their 25th anniversary. Recorded by the American Brass Quintet on Well-Tempered Productions. This also exists in a version for brass orchestra.  ).  1997, 5'(Southern)

"Grand Valley Fanfare", for brass quintet (for the Avatar brass quintet.  Commissioned for the Inauguration of the President of Grand Valley State University), 2001, 4'(Southern)

"Prelude and Fugue for Trumpet Choir", for 6 trumpets, (commissioned by the International Trumpet Guild for their 25th Anniversary), 2000, 4'(Triplo)

"A Concert Fanfare", for 6 trumpets, (commissioned by the ITG), 2000, 5'(Triplo)
“Sonoran Desert Harmonies”, for 6-part trumpet choir, commissioned by the University of Arizona Trumpet Choir, Ed Reid, director.  Premiered at the ITG festival, 2003.  5’(Triplo)

"Fantasia for Seven Trumpets", (commissioned by the Metropolitan Trumpet Ensemble, recorded on Well-Tempered Productions), 1991, 10'(Triplo)

“Sonoran Desert Harmonies”, for 8 trumpets, commissioned by Ed Reid and the U. of AZ tpt. Ens., (4’),(Triplo)

"Woodland Quartet", for 4 horns, commissioned by the Liege Horn Quartet, and premiered by them at the U. of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, 2003.  16'(Ewazen)

"Grand Canyon Octet", for 8 horns, (commissioned by the Arizona State University Horn Ensemble.  A Version also exists for 8 trombones, for Texas Tech University), 1996, 17'(Horn Version—Southern, Trombone Version—ITA)

"Legend of the Sleeping Bear", for 8 horns, (commissioned by the International Horn Symposium), 2001, 15'(Ewazen—soon to be Southern)

"High Desert Octet" for 8 horns (commissioned by the UNLV/High Desert Horn Choir, and premiered at the Western Horn Sympoisum, 2002). 20'(Ewazen)

"Fantasia and Double Fugue for Trombone Choir", for 8 trombones, (commissioned by the Juilliard Trombone Choir), 1997, 8'(ITA)

"Dagon II', (for 9 tracks of bass trombone.  Can be performed with bass and tenor trombones.  Recorded by David Taylor on New World Records), 1980, 10'(Ewazen)

"Concertino for Bass Trombone and Trombone Choir", (commissioned by David Taylor and the University of Illinois Trombone Choir.  Recorded on Albany Records), 1996, 9'(ITA)

"Capriccio for Bass Trombone and Trombone Choir", (commissioned by David Taylor.  Recorded on Albany Records), 1999, 5'(ITA)

"Posaunenstadt", for 12 trombones (commissioned by Ithaca College Trombone troop for the 2000 Posaunenfest)  2000, 8'(ITA)

"Great Lakes Fanfare", for trombone octet (commissioned by Michigan State University), premiered April, 2002, 18’,(ITA)

“Grand Canyon Sinfonia” for brass orchestra (10 instruments).  An arrangement of the Grand Canyon Octet for Horns (or trombones) made by Michael Allen for the Boulder Brass, 2000.(Ewazen)

"Symphony in Brass", for brass and percussion orchestra (commissioned by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Recorded by Summit Brass for Summit records), 1991, 17' (An arrangement of this work also exists for traditional brass band.)(Encore)

"A Western Fanfare", for brass and percussion orchestra (commissioned by the Music Academy of the West for their 25th anniversary), 1997, 5'(Southern)

“Front Range Fanfare”, for brass and percussion orchestra (10 brass instruments, and 2 percussionists) commissioned by Boulder Brass, and premiered at the Summit Brass Festival, June, 2003. 7’(Ewazen)
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Chamber Music for Percussion :
"The Palace of Nine Perfections", for 10 percussionists (commissioned by the University of Oklahoma Percussion orchestra, and recorded by them for Resonator Records), 2000, 20'(OU Press)
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Chamber Music for Mixed Ensembles :
"Ballade, Pastorale and Dance", for Flute, Horn and Piano, (commissioned by David Wakefield and Barli Nugent, recorded by them on Well-Tempered Productions), and by Margaret Swinchoski and Scott Brubaker on Albany Records).20’(Southern)

"Mosaics", for Flute, Bassoon and Marimba (for Pat and Greg Zuber and Toni Lipton of the MET Opera Orchestra), 1993, 20'(Keyboard Publications)

"Trio for Bassoon, Horn and Piano", (for Toni Lipton and Scott Temple), 1983, 18'(Ewazen).

"Trio for Trumpet, Violin and Piano", (for Chris Gekker, Mayuki Fukuhara and Collette Valentine.  Recorded by Phil Smith and Sharon Yamada of the NY Philharmonic on Cala Records.), 1992, 20'(Ewazen)

"Quintet for Heckelphone and String Quartet", (commissioned by l'Amore di Musica and Mark Perchanok.  Versions of this piece also exist for English horn, recorded by Julie Giacobassi of the San Francisco Symphony, and Tenor Saxophone),18’(Ewazen)

"Quintet for Trumpet and Strings", (commissioned by the St. Lukes Chamber Ensemble and Chris Gekker, and recorded by them on Well-Tempered Productions.  Version also exists for string orchestra and for piano accompaniments.), 1990, 19'(Southern)

"Mandala", for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin and cello (commissioned by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble), 1999, 20'(Ewazen)

"Art of the City", for clarinet, horn and string quartet (commissioned by the Chicago Chamber Musicians), 2000, 25'(Ewazen)
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Orchestral Music/Wind Ensembles :
"Chamber Symphony", for chamber orchestra (commissioned by the Fairfield Chamber Orchestra, and recorded by the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra for Albany Records), 1986, 22'(Ewazen)

"Legacy", for symphonic wind ensemble (commissioned by West Point for their Bi-Centennial, and recorded by the USMA Band at West Point), 2000, 28'(Southern)

"Flight", for symphonic wind ensemble (commissioned by the Heritage of America Band at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, and recorded by them), 2001, 20’(Southern).

"A Hymn for the Lost and the Living", (commissioned by the Heritage of America Band at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, and recorded by them), 2001, 8'(Southern).

"Celtic Hymns and Dances", for symphonic wind ensemble, (for Berea School Bands), 1990, 8'(Southern).

"Celebration of a Cherished Life", for symphonic wind ensemble, (for Trumansburg BIO Band), 2002, 20'(Ewazen)

"Sinfonia for String Orchestra", (for the International Sejong Soloists—also based on the Quintet for Strings), 2001, 17'(Ewazen)

"Overture to the School for Strings", for string orchestra, (for the School for Strings 25th anniversary), 2000, 9'(Ewazen)
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Concertos with Orchestra, String Orchestra or Wind Ensemble accompaniment :
"Shadowcatcher", a concerto for brass quintet and orchestra.  (Versions also exist for wind ensemble accompaniment and piano accompaniment.  Commissioned by the American Brass Quintet, the orchestral version was written for the Orquesta Sinfonica Carlos Chavez of Mexico City, the Wind Ensemble Version for Butler University, and recorded by the American Brass Quintet with the Juilliard Wind Ensemble for New World Records), 1996, 30'(Ewazen)

“Cascadian Concerto for Wind Quintet and Orchestra” (commissioned and premiered by the Cascadian Woodwind Quintet and the Lake Union Civic Orchestra, June 2003).  25’(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra", (also arranged for piano.  Written for Julius Baker.  Recorded by Marya Martin and Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra for Albany Records.), 1989, 18'(Southern)

"Down a River of Time", (also arranged for piano.  Written for Linda Strommen and the American Sinfonietta.  Recorded by the International Sejong Soloists and Linda Strommen.) 1999, 23'(Southern)

"Ballade for Clarinet, Harp and String Orchestra", (also arranged for piano.  Written for Jean Kopperud.  Recorded by Charles Neidich and the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra for Albany Records.) 1987, 12'(Southern)

"Concerto for Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra".  (written for James Houlik and recorded by him with the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra for Albany Records),1992, 23’(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Trumpet and String Orchestra" (this is an arrangement of the "Quintet for Trumpet and Strings", also is available with piano accompaniment.  Orchestra arrangement for Jeffrey Work and the Cantabile Chamber Orchestra), 1990, 19'(Southern)

“Danzante”, a concerto for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, commissioned by Western/Northwestern CBDNA, premiered by Allen Vizzutti, March, 29th and recorded by James Thompson and the Eastman Wind Ensemble, 22’  (Ewazen—soon to be published by Southern)

"Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra", 2002, commissioned by Greg Hustis of the Dallas Sym. 20'(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Tenor Trombone and Orchestra" (based on the "Sonata for Trombone and Piano".  Orchestral arrangement made for William Zehfuss and the Charleston Symphony. 21’(Southern)  

“Concerto for Tenor Trombone and Wind Ensemble” an arrangement of the above orchestral version, made by Virginia Allen for the Eastern Trombone Workshop.), 2001, 21'(Southern)

“Visions of Light”, a concerto for Tenor Trombone and Wind Ensemble, commissioned and premiered by the IU Wind Ensemble and Midwest, premiered by Joseph Alessi, Dec., 2003, 22’(Southern)

"Concerto for Bass Trombone or Tuba and Orchestra" (based on the original Sonata for Bass Trombone or Tuba and Orchestra.  Orchestral version written for The Juilliard School.  It is recorded by Stefan Sanders with the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra for Albany Records.) 1997, 22'(Southern)

“Concerto for Euphonium and Wind Ensemble”, commissioned by Butler University and Robert Grechesky, premiered March, 2003, 19’(Ewazen)

“Concerto for Bass Trombone or Tuba and Wind Ensemble” (an arrangement of the above orchestra version of this piece by Virginia Allen), premiered at ETW in 2000, 22’(Southern)

"Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra", (For She-e Wu and the Moment Musicale Orchestra of Taipei, Taiwan), 1999, 30'(Keyboard Publications)

“Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble”, (based on the above string orchestra version, arrangement made by Virginia Allen, which was premiered by the U. of AR Wind Ensemble in March, 2003.) 30’(Keyboard Publications)

"Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra", (for the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, recorded by the International Sejong Soloists), 1997, 22'(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Bassoon and Wind Ensemble", (commissioned by Florida State University for Jeffrey Keesecker), premiered April, 2002.  20'(Ewazen)

"Concerto for Euphonium and Wind Ensemble", (commissioned by Robert Grechesky and Butler U.) 2003, 20'(Ewazen)
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Music for Solo Voice and Piano/Guitar Accompaniment :
"Three Lyrics of Edna St. Vincent Millay", for high voice and piano (for Jodi D'all Armi), 1990, 14'(Ewazen)

"Four Lyrics of Edna St. Vincent Millay", for high voice and piano (for Rebecca Scott), 1983, 17'(Ewazen)

"Songs of Love and Loss", for low voice and piano (for Bryan Matthews), 1987, 15'(Ewazen)

"Three Songs of Peter Rocjewicz, for high voice and piano (for Rebecca Scott), 1991, 12'(Ewazen)

"Three Songs for Voice and Guitar" (also arranged for piano.  For Rebecca Scott.  Piano version of 2nd song, "The Tiger", recorded by Robert White on Hyperion Records.), 1992, 14'(Ewazen).

"SeaSkye Songs" for high voice and piano (also available for voice plus chamber ensemble), 1995, 22'(Ewazen).
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Music for Solo Voice plus chamber ensemble accompaniment :
"Two Look at Two", for high voice, viola and piano (for Diane and Andrew Dabczynski), 1988, 8'(Ewazen)

"...to cast a shadow again", for low voice, trumpet and piano (also available for high voice, trumpet and piano.  Commissioned by the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble and Chris Gekker, and recorded by them for Well-Tempered Productions).  1991, 17'(Ewazen)

"Scenarios from a Mixed Landscape" for high voice, viola and harp, (for Rebecca Scott), 1993, 15'(Ewazen)

"SeaSkye Songs" for high voice, oboe, percussion and piano trio, (for Robert White.  Version also exists for piano accompaniment.), 1995, 22'(Ewazen)

"Ballads of a Bohemian", for high voice, flute, oboe, and piano, (commissioned by Rebecca Scott and Philip Morris Companies, Inc.), 1987, 20'(Ewazen)

"Fogs and Fires", for high voice, percussion and two pianos, (commissioned by Rebecca Scott and Philip Morris Companies, Inc.), 1984, 23'(Ewazen).

"A Dream of Long ago", for high voice, percussion, harp and string quintet (commissioned by Rebecca Scott and Philip Morris Companies, Inc.), 1988, 24’(Ewazen).
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Music for Chorus :
"The Bells", for chorus, two pianos and 4 percussionists (for the Juilliard Pre-College Chorus.  Version also exists with single piano accompaniment.), 1982, 13'(Ewazen)

"No Use Sighin", for a cappella chorus, 1989, 6'(Ewazen).

"What Hannukah Means to Me",  for chorus and piano, 1995, 5'(Ewazen)

"Pray for Peace", for chorus and piano, for chorus and piano, 1994, 6’(Ewazen)

"Gather Gladness", for chorus, baritone, organ and optional brass ensemble, 2002, 8’(Ewazen).
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