Compositions

Operas  |  Film Scores  |  Symphonies  |  Orchestra  |  Concerti  |  Band/Wind Ensemble  |  Chamber  |  Solo Instrumental  |  Piano  |  Choral  |  Song Cycles Please click links below for details and to purchase

Opera

  • The Love of Don Perlimplin and Belisa in the Garden  (60 minutes) libretto by Michael Shapiro based on the play of Federico Garcia Lorca

  • Frankenstein-The Movie Opera (75 minutes)

  • The Slave (120 minutes) (in preparation) (based on the novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer)

Film Scores

  • American Jewish Committee documentary  (5 minutes) Not available for rental or purchase
  • Distant Relatives – Israel Broadcasting Authority  (120 minutes) Film score to IBA documentary about Jewish Americans’ ties to Israel Not available for rental or purchase
  • Frankenstein   (70 minutes) (four versions for chamber orchestra, full orchestra, wind ensemble, and operatic setting with singers and theater orchestra) directed by James Whale starring Boris Karloff and Colin Clive visit website

Symphonies

  • Symphony–Pomes Penyeach  (45 minutes) based on the poetry of James Joyce

Orchestra

  • The Babbling Orchestra (text by Elliott Forrest)  (15 minutes) for narrator, piccolo, and orchestra

Concerti

Band/Wind Ensemble

Chamber Instrumental

Solo Instrumental (excluding piano)

Piano

  • Sonata No. 2  (8 minutes)
  • Bitter(sweet) Waltzes  (10 minutes)
  • Passages (in preparation) – Creation; Hannah; Here I Am!; A Light

  • Interludes – Calming; Tending; In Every One

Choral

  • Voices (anonymous) (60 minutes) Soprano soloist, Chorus SATB + fl, cl/alto sax, trumpet, trombone, drum set,  piano/accordion, two violins, viola, cello (alternate version for full orchestra)

Song Cycles

  • Canciones  (5 songs, 12 minutes)(alternate version for mezzo soprano and chamber ensemble) poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca
  • Dublin Songs  (12 songs, 30 minutes) poetry by James Joyce (alternate version with orchestra)
  • Wordsworth Songs  (3 songs, 12 minutes) poetry by William Wordsworth
  • Erotic Songs  (3 songs, 12 minutes) poetry by Erica Jong and Denise Levertov
  • Whitman Songs (3 songs, 10 minutes) poetry by Walt Whitman