Works

Stage Works

The Disappointment (1974) [90:00]
A reconstruction of one of the first American Ballad Operas (1767)
For Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, 2 Tenor, 4 Baritone, String Quartet, 2

     Flute, Oboe, Bass, and Harpsichord
Publisher: A-R Editions
Text: Andrew Barton
Premiere: Washington, D.C.; Library of Congress; November, 1976.
 

The Lodge of Shadows (1973) [35:00]
A music drama
For Baritone, Dancers, and Orchestra
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Premiere: Fort Worth, Texas; May 3, 1988.


The Outcasts of Poker Flats (1950) [55:00]
An Opera in one act
For Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, 3 Male Solo, Men’s

     Chorus, and Orchestra
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Premiere: North Texas State University; 1962.

     First European Performance: Munich; 1980.

The Waking (1978) [35:00]
A celebration
For Dancers, Chorus, and Orchestra
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Premiere: Louisville Symphony and Ballet; April, 1979.


The Wrestler (1971) [55:00]
A sacred opera in one act
For 3 Baritone, 3 Tenor, Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Women’s Chorus,

     Men’s Chorus, and Children’s Chorus
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Premiere: American Guild of Organists Convention; Dallas, Texas;

     May 1972.
Recording: Naxos, Milken Archive Volume 16

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