Compositions – Vocal

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Key to Publishers:

BM = Bourne Music Company
CVM = Colla Voce Music, Inc.
CVR = Classical Vocal Reprints
EBM = Edward B. Marks
TP = Theodore Presser Company
TTMP = Tallow Tree Music Publishing

All Good Men (1986)

An Infant Crying . . . (1984)
Tenor (or Soprano) and Guitar
TP – 22 minutes
Commission Information: Paul Sperry, Saul Gropman and the Festival of New American Music at California State University (Sacramento)

Chansons de Prévert (1979-2005)
Poems: Jacques Prévert

Crucifixus for Soprano and Orchestra (1978)
Soprano Solo and 2 2 2(B.Cl.) 2 - 4 2 2 0; Timp. 3Perc. Str.
TP - 16 minutes
Premiere: The United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra; Jennifer Ringo, soprano; Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY; January 22, 1986
I. Crucifixus
II. Look on your Lord, Man
III. O Son of God

Distance separates us tonight (2008)
Soprano and Piano
Poem: Larry Alan Smith

Emily Dickinson Songs (2005)
Soprano and piano
Poems: Emily Dickinson

Forever the Token (1981)
Mezzo-Soprano and piano

I sing because (2006)
Tenor (or Soprano) and Piano
Poems: Paul Turner

Since Yesterday – The Computation (2001)
Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
Poem: John Donne

Songs of the Darkness (1991)
Soprano, Flute and Guitar
Poems: Richard Nickson

Songs of Remembrance (1999-2004)
Soprano and Piano
Poems: Francis Jammes and Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Songs of the Silence (1983)
Tenor (or Soprano) and Piano
Poems (English): Richard Nickson

Songs of Time, Patience and Longing

Spring Songs (2005)
Soprano and Piano
Poems: Larry Alan Smith

Tenor and Harp
Poetry (English): Richard Nickson

The Scrolls
Tenor, flute, clarinet, and Violin or Viola
TP – 9 minutes
Text (English): Woody Allen.

Three Songs (1981)
Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
Poetry (English): Lawrence Alexander Smith