Canzone e Sonate
Gabrieli’s wonderfully polyphonic Sonata XVIII (1615) has been arranged for a more traditional complement of brass instruments.
Heritage of Heaven
A suite in four movements (Moses, David, Job and Isaiah) which expresses the oneness of outer and inner experience as told through the biblical stories.by Ferde Grofe
(3332-4331-timp+3, hp, cel, str) 6:30
A captivating miniature tone poem that captures all of the events on the day of the great horse race, from its stirring love theme to the dynamic galloping finish.
Leaves of Grass: A Choral Symphony
(Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Narrator, Chorus, 2222-4331-timp+3, pno, str) 50:00
Inspired by nineteen of Walt Whitman's poems, this passionate and powerful work evokes the essence of the poet's output.
Based on music by Hildegard von Bingen, arr. by Lucas Richman
A serene work for string orchestra based on the melodies of a mystical and revolutionary 12th century nun.
One's Self I Sing (from Leaves of Grass)
(Tenor, Narrator, Chorus, 2222-4331-timp+3, pno, str) 9:00
With poetry by Walt Whitman, this first movement from Leaves of Grass: A Choral Symphony is a grand addition to any patriotic event, celebrating the triumph of Democracy and the individual.by Antonio Salieri, ed. by Lucas Richman
(2222-2200-timp+2, str) 3:00
This sparkling overture is a clear example of Salieri’s facile craftsmanship.
by Paul Schoop
Introducing the instruments of the orchestra to young people in an amusing and whimsical way, this work tells the tale of a tree as it is whittled down into smaller and smaller instruments while unaware of its true destiny.