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All works are available from the following music publishers:

Theodore Presser Company: http://www.presser.com
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ACCOMPANIED CHORUS

*CASEY AT THE BAT (1976) AMP 40 min.
  A baseball cantata adapted from the opera The Mighty Casey
For soloists, mixed chorus, and orchestra
3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc(3), pf, str

CHORUSES FROM THE MIGHT CASEY (1953) AMP 18 min.
  For mixed chorus and piano
4 hands

*CONCERTO ON OLD ENGLISH ROUNDS (1973) MER 40 min.
  For viola, women's chorus, and orchestra
3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3cbsn), 4-3-3-1, ch, str
  November 29, 1974, Donald McGinnis, viola; The Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

A FREE SONG (1942) AMP 22 min.
  Text by Walt Whitman
For mixed chorus (with incidental baritone solo) and orchestra
3(pic)-4(Ehn)-5(Ebcl, bcl)-4(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
Also for piano accompaniment
4 hands
  March 26, 1943, Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky

HOLIDAY SONG (1942) AMP 3 min.
  Text by Genevieve Taggard
For mixed chorus and piano; also arranged for women's chorus and piano, and solo voice and piano
  January 13, 1943, Collegiate Chorale, Robert Shaw

THE LORD HAS A CHILD (1956) MER 3 min.
  Text by Langston Hughes
For mixed chorus and piano, women's chorus and piano, or mixed brass quintet
Also available in the original version for solo voice and piano

ON FREEDOM'S GROUND (1985) MER 40 min.
  An American Cantata
Text by Richard Wilbur
For baritone, chorus, and orchestra
3(3 pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc(4), pf/cel, str
Also available in a version for wind instruments

PROLOGUE (1939) AMP 7 min.
  Text by Genevieve Taggard
For mixed chorus and orchestra
3(pic)-2-2-2, 2-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, pf, str
  May 7, 1939, New York City High School of Music and Art Chorus, Federal Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Richter

REQUIESCAT (1942) AMP 3 min.
  Wordless
For women's chorus and piano
  April 4, 1942, Sarah Lawrence Chorus, William Schuman

THIS IS OUR TIME (1940) BH 30 min.
  Secular Cantata No. 1
Text by Genevieve Taggard
For mixed chorus and orchestra
2(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
  July 4, 1940, People's Philharmonic Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Smallens


A CAPPELLA CHORUS

*CAROLS OF DEATH (1958) MER 11 min.
  Text by Walt Whitman
The Last Invocation; To All, To Each; The Unknown Region
For mixed chorus
  Commissioned by St. Lawrence University for the St. Laurentian Singers
March 20, 1959, Laurentian Singers

*CHORAL ETUDE (1937) CF 4 min.
  Wordless phonetic text
For mixed chorus
  March 16, 1938, Madrigal Singers, Lehman Engel

DECLARATION CHORALE (1971) MER 8 min.
  Text by Walt Whitman
For mixed chorus
  Commissioned by Lincoln Center
April 30, 1972, International Choral Festival Choruses, Robert Shaw

DEO AC VERITATI (1963) MER 3 min.
  Text is Colgate University motto
For male chorus
  Commissioned by Colgate University for the inauguration of Dr. Vincent Barnett as president
April 19, 1963, Colgate University Glee Club, William Skelton

*ESSES (1982) MER 12 min.
  Short Suite for Singers on Words Beginning with S
Suggestion; Serenata; Stillness; Signaling
For mixed chorus
  Commissioned by Ithaca College
November 13, 1982, Ithaca College Choir, Lawrence Doebler

*FIVE ROUNDS ON FAMOUS WORDS (1956; 1969) MER 12 min.
  Health; Beauty; Thrift; Haste; Caution For mixed chorus; also arranged for women's chorus

*FOUR CANONIC CHORUSES (1933) AMP 8 min.
  Epitaph (Edna St. Vincent Millay)
Epitaph for Joseph Conrad (Countee Cullen)
Night Stuff (Carl Sandberg)
Come Not (Alfred Lord Tennyson)
For mixed chorus
  May 3, 1935, Columbia Teachers College A Cappella Choir, Carl Gutekunst

*MAIL ORDER MADRIGALS (1971) MER 12 min.
  Text freely adapted by the composer from the 1897 Sears Roebuck
Catalogue
Attention, Ladies (TBB)
Superfluous Hair (SSAA)
Sweet Refreshing Sleep (SATB)
Dr. Worden's Pills (SATB)
  Commissioned by Iowa State University Department of Music for Iowa State Singers through a grant from the J. W. Fisher Foundation
March 12, 1972, Iowa State Singers, W. Douglas Pritchard

THE ORCHESTRA SONG (1939) AMP 3 min.
  Text by Marion Farquhar from a traditional Austrian folk song
For any combination of voices

*PERCEPTIONS (1983) MER 13 min.
  Chorale Cycle on Words of Walt Whitman
Thought; Beautiful Women; To Old Age; Each of Us; To the States; A Farm Picture; Whoever You Are; To You
For mixed chorus
  Commissioned by the National Endowment for the Arts for the Gregg Smith Singers, Dale Warland Singers, I Cantori and Philadelphia Singers
January 6, 1983, Gregg Smith Singers, Gregg Smith, Greenwich, Connecticut

PIONEERS! (1937) AMP 8 min.
  Text by Walt Whitman
For double a cappella mixed choruses
  May 23, 1938, Westminster Festival Chorus, Henry Switten

*PRELUDE FOR VOICES (1939) AMP 4 min.
  Text by Thomas Wolfe
For women's chorus; also arranged for mixed chorus
  April 24, 1940, Sarah Lawrence Chorus, William Schuman

*TE DEUM (1944) AMP 4 min.
  For mixed chorus
  Commissioned by Billy Rose for a projected production of Shakespeare Henry VIII
April 1945, Harvard Glee Club and Sarah Lawrence Chours, G. Wallace Woodworth

TO THY LOVE (1973) MER 15 min.
  Choral Fantasy on Old English Rounds For SSA a cappella

TRUTH SHALL DELIVER (1946) AMP 4 min.
  Text adapted from Chaucer by Marion Farquhar
For men's chorus
  December 7, 1946, Yale Glee Club, Marshall Bartholomew


VOICE

GOD'S WORLD (1932) EBM 3 min.
  Text by Edna St. Vincent Millay
For voice and piano

HOLIDAY SONG (1942) AMP 3 min.
  Text by Genevieve Taggard
For voice and piano
Also available in choral versions
  January 13, 1943, Collegiate Chorale, Robert Shaw

*IN SWEET MUSIC (1978) MER 23 min.
  Serenade on a setting of Shakespeare
For voice, fl(pic, al fl), vla, hp
  October 29, 1978, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Paul Robison, flute, Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano, Walter Trampler, viola, Osian Ellis, harp

THE LORD HAS A CHILD (1956) MER 3 min.
  Text by Langston Hughes
For voice and piano
Also see Accompanied Chorus and Chamber Music for other versions
  Commissioned by the University of Chicago Press

*ORPHEUS WITH HIS LUTE (1944) AMP 3 min.
  Text from Shakespeare's Henry VIII
For voice and piano, also available in versions for mixed chorus and piano and women's voices and piano
  Commissioned by Billy Rose for a projected production of Shakespeare's Henry VIII

*TIME TO THE OLD (1979) MER 11 min.
  Three Song Set on Words of Archibald MacLeish
The Old Gray Couple; Conway Burying Ground; Dozing on the Lawn
For voice and piano
  May 19, 1980, Rosalind Rees, Thomas Muraco

*THE YOUNG DEAD SOLDIERS (1976) MER 15 min.
  Text by Archibald MacLeish
Lamentation for soprano
French horn, 8 woodwinds, and 9 strings
2 ob, Ehn, 2 cl, bcl, 2 bsn, 4 vla, 4 vcl, cb
  Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra
April 6, 1976, Rosalind Rees, Edward C. Thayer, National Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

* recording available



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AMP   Associated Music Publishers, Inc.
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BH   Boosey & Hawkes
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New York, NY 10010

CF   Carl Fischer, Inc.
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New York, NY 10003

EBM   E.B. Marks Music Company
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New York, NY 10019

MER   Merion Music, Inc.
c/o Theodore Presser Company
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MS   Manuscript

PEER   Peer International Corporation
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ORCHESTRA | WIND INSTRUMENTS and PERCUSSION
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