Works

Wind Ensemble or Band​


A Little Night and Day Music (1976) [6:00]
For Band
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Commission: Carl Fischer
Premiere: Michigan University Band; September, 1976.
Recordings: Amos CD 5694; GIA Volume 3 Disc 3 (North Texas)
 

American Airs and Dances (1998) [18:00]
For Band
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Commission: the Williamsville School District; Williamsville, NY.
Premiere: February, 1999
 

An American Duo (1981) [7:00]
For Band
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Commission: Boosey & Hawkes
 

Concerto (1968) [18:00]
For Winds, Brass and Percussion
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Premiere: Ithaca High School Band

 

Concerto for Guitar and Wind Ensemble [21:00]

Publisher: Theodore Presser

Commission: Nicholas Goluses, Adam Holzman and Stephen Robinson.

Premiere: Eastman Wind Ensemble; Nicholas Goluses; 1997.

Dawn to Glory (1998) [14:00]
Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc.
Commission: the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Military Academy.
Premiere: U.S. Military Academy Band; David Dietrick, conductor;

     West Point, NY; October, 1998.
Recording: On 200th Anniversary Album available from West Point,

     Volume 2
 

Double Visions (1987) [13:00]
Publisher: Ludwig Music Pub. Co.
Premiere: Eastman Wind Ensemble; October 24, 1987.
Recording: Citadel (Klavier) Records CTD 88120
 

Family Portraits (1995) [14:00]
Publisher: Composer
Text: Jimmy Carter
Commission: Warner Robbins High School, Georgia.
 

Festive Prelude (1965) [8:00]
Publisher: Belwin Mills Pub. Corp.
Premiere: Texas All-State Band; April, 1965.
Recording: Citadel (Klavier) Records CTD 88120
 

Long May She Prosper (2007) [15:00]
For Large Symphonic Band
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Commission: City of Mannheim, Germany; for the 400th Anniversary of

     the city.
Premiere: Blass Symphonie Orchester; Mannheim; April 2007.
 

Merrymakers (1982) [3:30]
Publisher: Ludwig Music Pub. Co.
Premiere: National Music Camp Band; July, 1982.
 

Pygmalion (2005)
An overture for large wind ensemble
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Premiere: Meadows Wind Ensemble; Jack Delaney, conductor;

     September 30, 2005.


Rogues and Lovers (1995) [19:00]
For Mixed Chorus and Band
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Commission: U.S. Air Force Band and the Singing Sergeants;

     Lt. Col. Lowell Graham, conductor.
Premiere: Tampa, Florida; January 12, 1996.
Recording: Available from The Air Forces Band called: “A Jubilant Song”.
 

Serenata Concertante (1997) [24:00]
For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Premiere: during the 1998-99 season by 15 American University Wind

     Ensembles.


Snow Tracks (1981) [20:00]
Publisher: Ludwig Music Pub. Co.
Premiere: Colorado State University Wind Ensemble; March, 1982.
Recording: Gasparo Records
 

Southwestern Sketches (1961) [13:00]
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Premiere: New Mexico All-State Band; September, 1961.
Recording: Citadel (Klavier) Records CTD 88120
 

The Force of Credulity (1977) [10:00]
A Suite for Wind Ensemble
Publisher: Ludwig Music Pub. Co.
Premiere: Kent State University Wind Ensemble;

     Frederick Fennell, conductor.
Recording: Citadel (Klavier) Records CTD 88120

 

The River That Mines the Silence of Stones (2015) [c. 8’]

An Adagio for Wind Ensemble 

Publisher: Theodore Presser

Commission: Consortium of ten Universities

Premiere: Bowling Green State University Wind Symphony;

     Bruce Moss, conductor; April, 2016.

To Celebrate a Miracle (1999) [13:00]
A Chanukah Suite
Publisher: Transcontinental Music Pub. Co.
Commission: the U.S. Marine Band.
Premiere: U.S. Marine Band; Timothy Foley, conductor; December 1999.
Recording: Naxos Records “A Chanukah Celebration”
 

Ultralight (1990) [3:30]
A Fanfare for Band
Publisher: Ludwig Music Pub. Co.
Premiere: Eastman Wind Ensemble; Jeffrey Renshaw, conductor;

     October 31, 1990.

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