Full List

 

Opera

The Outcasts of Poker Flat (2009-10, rev. 2012)
chamber opera in one act after Bret Harte's short story, 70 minutes
Music and libretto by Andrew E. Simpson


Mozart and the Gray Steward (2008)
miniature opera after Thornton Wilder's play, 11 minutes


The Furies (2005)
opera in one act on Aeschylus’ Eumenides, 90 minutes Libretto by Sarah B. Ferrario (trans. from the ancient Greek)


The Libation Bearers (2001-04)
opera in one act on Aeschylus’ Choephoroi, 75 minutes Libretto by Sarah B. Ferrario (trans. from the ancient Greek)


Agamemnon (1999-2001)
opera in one act on Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, 100 minutes Libretto by Sarah B. Ferrario (trans. from the ancient Greek)

 

 

Chorus and Orchestra

The Wind (2011-12)

for SATB chorus, chamber orchestra, and theater organ, 73 minutes.


A Crown of Stars (2006)

wedding oratorio for soprano, tenor, SATB and SSA chorus, and chamber orchestra, 43 minutes


Aurora Christi (Christ’s Daybreak) (2005)

fanfare for SATB chorus and symphony orchestra, 3 minutes. Chorus and organ version also available

 

 

Chorus and Chamber Ensemble/Piano

Mother’s Blood (2009)

for SSA chorus, soprano solo, and chamber ensemble, 18 minutes


Wayfaring Stranger (2006)

for SATB chorus, soprano solo, and chamber ensemble, 3 minutes


The Sparrow Song (2005)

SS chorus, piano, and percussion, 5 minutes


Song to the Stars (1997)

for treble chorus SSA and piano, 6 minutes

 

 

Orchestra

Jupiter Jane: A Cinematic Adventure (2017)
for Symphony Orchestra, 8 minutes 30 seconds
Orchestra: pc/2/2/2/bs cl/2 2/3/2/1 timp 2 perc hp strings


One Week (2014-15)
Music to accompany the 1920 silent comedy starring Buster Keaton, 22 minutes
Orchestra: 3 (3 dbl picc) 3 3 (3 dbl bs cl) 3/ 4 3 3 1/ timp 2 perc hp pno strings


The General (2014)
Music to accompany the 1926 silent film starring Buster Keaton, 78 minutes
Orchestra: 1(dbl pc) 01 (dbl bs cl) 1 0110 1 perc vn I vn I va vc cb


Where Four Roads Meet (2004)
Folk Song Variations for Chamber Orchestra, 14 minutes
Orchestra: 2220/0000/2 perc/zheng or hp/solo vn/strings


in the gloaming: twilight music for chamber orchestra (2001)
Orchestra: 2222/2200/hp/solo vn/strings, 12 minutes


Petruchio (1995)
tone poem for symphony orchestra, 15 minutes,
Orchestra: 2222/4331/hp/pno/3 perc/strings

 

 

Concerto

Double Concerto (2009-11)
for violin, guitar, and chamber orchestra, 27 minutes

 

Actualities: A Theater-Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra (2010)
for Piano and Chamber Orchestra

 

Candelas (1997-98)
for piano solo and wind ensemble, 17 minutes

 

Solo Instrumental Music

Exhortation II (2008)
for Soprano Saxophone Solo, 14 minutes


Exhortation I (1996)
for alto saxophone solo, 8 minutes


Exhortation II (1996)
for oboe solo, 14 minutes


Exhortation III (1996)
for double bass solo, 14 minutes


Cloisters (1997)
for guitar solo, 12 minutes


The Magic Lantern (2006)
(Méliès Suite in seven movements)

for piano solo, 33 minutes


Flower-terrible Memories (1992-94)
for piano solo, 15 minutes

 

 

Music for Theater

Picking Peaches: a cabaret song (2009)
3 minutes


The Comic Roach: A Roadhouse Picture Show (2009)
56 minutes

Instrumental Chamber Music

The Golden Prophecy (2008-09)
for alto saxophone and piano, 13 minutes


Fireflies: A Folk Set for Flute and Guitar (2006-08)
28 minutes


lotus and poppy (2007)
for mezzo-soprano, tenor, and chamber ensemble, 11 minutes


The Dead are Dancing (2006)
for flute and piano, 13 minutes


American Gothic Suite: Theme and Variations on Grant Wood’s Art (2005)
for flute, viola, and guitar, 14 minutes


Four Views of Pompeii (2004)
for string quartet and harp, 18 minutes


Tesserae: Six Mosaics of Ancient Rome (2003-04)
for flute, viola, and guitar, 15 minutes


phos (2001)
for piano and percussion, 14 minutes


luna (1999)
for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, 9 minutes


Nebula (1999)
for clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 23 minutes


Applets (1998-99)
for double bass and piano, 14 minutes


Winter-Night Canticles (1996)
Christmas suite in six movements for flute and guitar, 18 minutes


Summer-Night Songs (1994, rev. 1997)
for soprano saxophone and harp, 8 minutes


Chamber Concerto (1992)
for chamber ensemble, 16 minutes

 

 

Silent Film

ONE WEEK (2014-15)
Music to accompany the 1920 silent comedy starring Buster Keaton, 22 minutes
Orchestra: 3 (3 dbl picc) 3 3 (3 dbl bs cl) 3/ 4 3 3 1/ timp 2 perc hp pno strings


The General (2014)
Music to accompany the 1926 silent film starring Buster Keaton, 78 minutes
Orchestra: 1(dbl pc) 01 (dbl bs cl) 1 0110 1 perc vn I vn I va vc cb


The Wind (2011-12)

for SATB chorus, chamber orchestra, and theater organ, 73 minutes.


Hard Knocks (2008)
for chamber ensemble, 11 minutes


A Hash House Fraud (2008)
for piano solo, 11 minutes


Peanuts and Bullets (2008)
for chamber ensemble, 12 minutes


Too Many Mammas (2008)
for chamber ensemble, 9 minutes


His New Mamma (2007), 15 minutes
for jazz trio


Picking Peaches (2007), 21 minutes 30 seconds
for jazz trio


The First 100 Years (2007), 13 minutes
for piano solo


The Hansom Cabman (2007)
for chamber ensemble, 20 minutes


Lucky Stars (2007)
for chamber ensemble, 21 minutes


One Week (2007)
for piano solo, 20 minutes


Soldier Man (2007)
for chamber ensemble


The Navigator (2007)
for theater organ, 60 minutes


The Magic Lantern (2006)
(Méliès Suite in seven movements)

for piano solo, 33 minutes


The Scarlet Letter (2006)
for piano solo, 100 minutes


The Wind (2006)
for piano solo, 90 minutes


Liberty (2005)
for chamber ensemble, 19 minutes

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