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ORCHESTRA
(including orchestra with soloists and chorus)

AMARYLLIS (1976) MER 8 min.
  Variants on an Old English Round
For string orchestra
  July 27, 1976, Philadelphia Orchestra, Andre Kostelanetz

*AMERICAN FESTIVAL OVERTURE (1939) AMP 9 min.
  3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3(cbsn ad lib), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc(3), str
  Composed for the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Festival of American Music
October 6, 1939, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky

*AMERICAN HYMN: ORCHESTRAL VARIATIONS
ON AN ORIGINAL MELODY
(1981)
MER 27 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, pf, timp, perc(3), str
  Commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its centennial
September 24, 1982, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin

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
  Commissioned by the Norlin Corporation
April 6, 1976, Rosalind Rees, Robert Merrill, Westminster Choir, National Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

CIRCUS OVERTURE (1944) AMP 7 min.
  3(2 pic)-3(Ehn)-4(ebcl,bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, pf, str
Also available in reduced orchestration, 2-2-3-0, 2-3-3-1, timp, perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by Billy Rose (original version for "The Seven Lively Arts" review)
Preview November 24, 1944, Philadelphia, Maurice Abravanel
Full orchestra version December 17, 1944, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (under the title "Side Show")

*CONCERTO FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA
(1938-42)
AMP 21 min.
  1(pic) 1(ehn) 1(bcl) - 0, 2-2-1-0, pf, str
  January 13, 1943, Rosalyn Tureck, Saidenberg Sinfonietta, Daniel Saidenberg

*CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA
(1959; revised from earlier versions of 1947 and 1956)
MER 30 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-3(bcl)-2(cbsn), 4-3-3-0, timp, perc, str
  Commissioned by Samuel Dushkin
February 10, 1950, Isaac Stern, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch; rev. version february 26, 1956, Isaac stern, Juilliard Orchestra, Jean Morel; final rev. version August 9, 1959, Roman Totenberg, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Izler Solomon

*CONCERTO ON OLD ENGLISH ROUNDS (1973) MER 40 min.
  For viola, women's chorus, and orchestra
3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, perc, str
  Commissioned by the Ford Foundation for Donald McInnes
November 29, 1974, Donald McInnes, Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

*CREDENDUM – ARTICLE OF FAITH (1955) MER 18 min.
  4(2 pic)-3(Ehn)-3(Ebcl, bcl),-3(cbsn), 6-4-3-2, timp, perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by the Department of State for the U.S. Commission for UNESCO
November 4, 1955, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Thor Johnson

A FREE SONG (1942) AMP 22 min.
  Adapted from poems 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
  March 26, 1943, Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky

*IN PRAISE OF SHAHN- CANTICLE FOR ORCHESTRA (1969) MER 18 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2(cbsn, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by Friends of Ben Shahn in his memory
January 29, 1970, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

*JUDITH – CHOREOGRAPHIC POEM (1949) AMP 24 min.
  3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-2-3-1, timp, perc(2), pf, str
  Commissioned by the Louisville Orchestra for Martha Graham
January 4, 1950, Martha Graham, choreographer and soloist, Robert Whitney, conductor

LET'S HEAR IT FOR LENNY! (1988) MER 2 min.
  Variations on "New York, New York," one of 8 tributes in "A Bernstein Birthday Bouquet"
3-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-2, 4-3-3-d1, timp, perc(4), str
  Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Bernstein's 70th birthday
August 28, 1988, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa

*THE MIGHTY CASEY (1953) AMP 80 min.
  A baseball opera in 3 scenes
Libretto by Jeremy Gury after the poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest L. Thayer
For soloists, mixed chorus, dancers and orchestra
1-1-2-1, 0-2-3-0, pf, perc(2), str
  May 4, 1953, Hartt College of Music
Elmer Nagy, stage director
Moshe Paranov, conductor

*NEW ENGLAND TRIPTYCH (1956) MER 15 min.
  Three pieces for orchestra after William Billings
Be Glad Then America; When Jesus Wept; Chester
3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(Ebcl, bcl)-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
See also individual titles in Band section
  Commissioned by Andre Kostelanetz
October 26, 1956, University of Miami Symphony Orchestra, Andre Kostelanetz

*NEWSREEL (IN FIVE SHOTS) (1941) AMP 8 min.
  3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(Ebcl, bcl)-3sax(opt.)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1. timp, perc. pf, str
Also available with reduced orchestration
2(pic)-1-2-1, 2-3-3-1, timp, perc, str; or for concert band
  July 14, 1942, New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Smallens

*NIGHT JOURNEY (1947) MER 30 min.
  Ballet
1-1-1-1, hn, pf, str
  Commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress for Martha Graham
May 3, 1947, Martha Graham, choreographer, Louis Horst, conductor

NIGHT JOURNEY – CHOREOGRAPHIC POEM FOR 15 INSTRUMENTS (1981) MER 20 min.
  1-1-1-1-, hn, pf, str

ON FREEDOM'S GROUND (1985) MER 40 min.
  An American Cantata
For baritone, chorus, and orchestra
Text by Richard Wilbur
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
  Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, Crane School of Music of Potsdam College and a consortium of symphony orchestras: Albany, Atlanta, Chicago, National, Oregon, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis.
October 28, 1986, Sherrill Milnes, Crane Chorus, New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

THE ORCHESTRA SONG (1963) MER 4 min.
  2(pic)-1-1(bcl ad lib)-1, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
  April 11, 1964, New York Philharmonic, Andre Kostelanetz

*PRAYER IN TIME OF WAR (1943)
(Originally entitled Prayer 1943)
AMP 15 min.
  3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, 2 perc, str
  February 26, 1943, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner

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

*A QUESTION OF TASTE (1988) MER 50 min.
  Opera in one act
Libretto by J.D. McClatchy based on the story "Taste" by Roald Dahl
For soprano, 2 mezzo-sopranos, tenor, baritone, bass-baritone, and orchestra
2(pic)-2-2-2, 2-2-3-0, perc(2), cel, str
  Commissioned by the Glimmerglass Opera through the Eugene V. and Clare Thaw Charitable Trust
June 24, 1989, Glimmerglass Opera, B. Rodney Marriott, stage director, Stewart Robinson, conductor

SHOWCASE (1986) MER 4 min.
  A Short Display for Orchestra
3-3(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc(4), pf, str
  Commissioned by the Houston Symphony Orchestra in celebration of the Texas Sesquicentennial
September 26, 1986, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Sergiu Comissiona

*A SONG OF ORPHEUS (1961) MER 21 min.
  Fantasy for Violoncello and Orchestra
3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2, 4-0-0-0, hp, str
  Commissioned by the Ford Foundation for Leonard Rose
February 17, 1962, Leonard Rose, Indianapolis Symphony, Izler Solomon

*SYMPHONY NO. 3 (1941) AMP 30 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-4(Ebcl, bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-4-4-1, timp, 3 perc, str
Ad libitum additional fl, pic, ob, cl, bsn, cbsn, 4 hn, pf
"For Serge Koussevitzky"
  October 17, 1941, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky

*SYMPHONY NO. 4 (1941) AMP 24 min.
  3(pic)-3(Ehn)-3(Ebcl, bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, xyl, str
Ad libitum additional ob, cl
  January 22, 1942, Cleveland Orchestra, Artur Rodzinski

*SYMPHONY FOR STRINGS (SYMPHONY NO. 5) (1943) AMP 17 min.
  Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation
November 12, 1943, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky

*SYMPHONY NO. 6 (1948) AMP 29 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
  Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League
February 27, 1949, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

*SYMPHONY NO. 7 (1960) MER 28 min.
  3(2pic)-2(Ehn)-3(bcl)-3(cbsn), 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, pf, str
Ad libitum additional fl, ob, Ebcl, cl, bsn, 2 hn, tpt, ten tuba
  Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the 75th Anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
October 21, 1960, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch

*SYMPHONY NO. 8 (1962) MER 31 min.
  4(2 pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2(cbsn), 6-4-4-1, 2 hp, pf, perc, str
Ad libitum additional ob, cl, bsn
  Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic for the opening of Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center
October 4, 1962, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

*SYMPHONY NO. 9
LE FOSSE ARDEATINE
(1968)
MER 30 min.
  3(pic)-2(Ehn)-2(bcl)-2(cbsn), 4-4-3-1, timp, perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by the Friends of Alexander Hilsberg in his memory
January 10, 1969, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

*SYMPHONY NO. 10 – AMERICAN MUSE (1975) MER 33 min.
  3(2 pic)-2(Ehn)-2(Ebcl, bcl)-2(cbsn), 6-4-4-1, hp, pf, cel, timp, perc, str Ad libitum additional fl, ob, cl, bsn
  Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra for the American Bicentennial
April 6, 1976, National Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

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

*THREE COLLOQUIES (1979) MER 24 min.
  For French Horn and Orchestra
1. Rumination
2. Renewal
3. Remembrance
(played without pause)
2(pic)-2-2(bcl)-2, 0-3-0-0, timp, perc(4), pf(cel), hp, str
  Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic
January 24, 1980, Philip F. Myers, New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

*TO THEE OLD CAUSE (1968) MER 17 min.
  Evocation for oboe, brass, timpani, piano, and strings
0-1-0-0, 4-3-3-1, timp, pf, str
  Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic for its 125th anniversary
October 3, 1968, Harold Gomberg, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

*UNDERTOW – CHOREOGRAPHIC EPISODES (1945) AMP 25 min.
  2(pic)-3(Ehn)-3-3, 4-2-3-1, timp,2 perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by the American Ballet Theater
April 10, 1945, Antony Tudor, choreographer, Antal Dorati, conductor
Concert version November 29, 1945, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein

VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY EUGENE GOOSSENS (1944) MS 4 min.
  Variation V (Molto Tranquillo for Strings)
For string orchestra
  Commissioned as a contribution to a composite score honoring Eugene Goossens and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
March 23, 1945, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens

*VARIATIONS ON "AMERICA" (1963) MER 8 min.
  Orchestral version of the original organ work by Charles Ives
3(2 pic)-2(Ehn)-2-2, 4-3-3-1, timp, perc, str
Also available for concert band
  Commissioned by BMI for its 20th anniversary
May 20, 1964, New York Philharmonic, Andre Kostelanetz

VOYAGE FOR A THEATER – Ballet (1953) MER 25 min.
  1-1-1-1, 1-0-0-0, pf, str
Small orchestra version
  Commissioned by Martha Graham
May 17, 1953, Martha Graham, choreographer, Simon Sadoff, conductor

VOYAGE FOR ORCHESTRA (1972) MER 25 min.
  Commissioned by the Eastman School of Music

THE WITCH OF ENDOR – Ballet (1965) MER 30 min.
  1-1-1-1, 1-1-1-1, perc, pf, str
  Commissioned by Martha Graham
November 2, 1965, Martha Graham, choreographer, Robert Irving, conductor

THE YOUNG DEAD SOLDIERS (1975) 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

WITHDRAWN WORKS
(for Scholarly Study Only)

PHILHARMONIC FANFARE (1965) MS  
  withdrawn
Written for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra Park Concerts

POTPOURRI (1932)    
  withdrawn
Never performed in public

PRELUDE AND FUGUE (1937) MS  
  withdrawn

SYMPHONY NO. 1 (1935) MS 30 min.
  withdrawn
  October 21, 1936, Gotham Symphony, Jules Werner

SYMPHONY NO. 2 (1937) MS 18 min.
  withdrawn
  May 25, 1938, Greenwich Orchestra, Edgar Schenkman

WILLIAM BILLINGS OVERTURE (1943) MER 25 min.
  withdrawn
  February 17, 1944, New York Philharmonic, Artur Rodzinski

* recording available



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MER   Merion Music, Inc.
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MS   Manuscript

PEER   Peer International Corporation
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New York, NY 10019

ORCHESTRA | WIND INSTRUMENTS and PERCUSSION
CHAMBER MUSIC | PIANO and ORGAN
CHORUS and VOICE | FILM and STAGE