Works

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Chamber
Orchestra
Vocal
Opera
Keyboard
Soundtrack
Chamber

On the Death of Our Young

Cello and piano | 15 minutes | 2013

Shifting Spirits

Violin and cello | 10 minutes | 2010

Gently Flowing

Violin and piano | 16 minutes | 2010

Dirge

Brass ensemble (4.2.3.1) | 7 minutes | 2010

Lament Amid Silence

Solo viola, consort of six violas, piano | 54 minutes | 2009

Lament With Ghosts

Solo viola with consort of six violas | 17 minutes | 2009

Ghosts

Six violas | 12 minutes | 2009

Lament

Solo viola or solo cello | 10 minutes | 2009

Montecito Variation

Solo violin | 4 minutes | 2009

Tapestry

Horn, violin, piano | 17 minutes | 1998

Mosaic in Two Panels

String quartet | 20 minutes | 1997

Veranderungen

Violin and piano | 15 minutes | 1995

Transience

Oboe and percussion | 10 minutes | 1994

Echoes From The Holocaust

Oboe, viola, and piano | 18 minutes | 1993

Nexus

Flute and piano | 10 minutes | 1993

Mountains And Rivers Trio

Violin, cello, and piano | 16 minutes | 1990

Four Fantasy Pieces

Flute and piano | 9 minutes | 1987
Orchestra

Two Songs from Twelfth Night

Baritone, chamber orchestra
2-2-2-2; 2-0-0-0; harp; perc; strings
7 minutes
2013

Surging Seas

String orchestra (5.4.3.2.1)
19 minutes
2012

Aviv: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

2-2-0-2; 0-2-0-0; strings
20 minutes
2009

Janfare

3-2-2-2; 2-2-0-0; timp, perc; strings
4 minutes
2007

Elegy for Orchestra - In Memoriam Otto Leuning

2-0-2-2; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc; strings
7 minutes
1997

Mosaic in Two Panels

String orchestra
20 minutes
1992/97

Festive Overture

3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; timp, perc(1-2); strings
9 minutes
1996

Triptych for Orchestra

3-2-3-3; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc(3), hp(2); strings
18 minutes
1980
Vocal

Two Songs From Twelfth Night

Baritone and piano
Orchestral version available
7 minutes
2013

An Empty Boat, Floating Adrift: Five Poems of Tu Fu

Contralto, piano, percussion
15 minutes
2007

Song of Loving Kindness

Solo voice with or without audience
Suitable for children’s voices
8 minutes
2000

Aria From Mountains and Rivers

Soprano and piano
5 minutes
1993

Five Ecstatic Poems of Kabir

Contralto or soprano and chamber ensemble:
Flute, clarinet, percussion(1-2), piano
18 minutes
1988

Il Paradiso Terrestre

Soprano and piano
5 minutes
1988

Four poems of Linda Pastan

Soprano and chamber ensemble:
Flute, viola, bass, percussion(1-2), piano
14 minutes
1987

Demeter's Scena from Mysteries of Eleusis

Soprano and piano
11 minutes
1986

Eight Japanese Poems

Soprano or tenor and harp
7 minutes
1984

Four Poems of Wallace Stevens

Soprano and chamber ensemble:
Flute, cello, percussion(1-2), piano
12 minutes
1984

Ten Fragments of Pindar

Soprano and piano
20 minutes
1983

Six Poems of William Carlos Williams

Tenor and chamber ensemble:
Fl, cl, bcl; mand, gtr; perc(2); vln, vla, vlc, cb
19 minutes
1983

First Tragedy

Soprano, clarinet, piano
10 minutes
1982
Opera

Twelfth Night

6 principal roles, 5 secondary roles, small chorus
2-1-2-2; 2-0-0-0; timp, perc; pf, hrp; strings
120 minutes
2003

Mysteries of Eleusis

2 males, 5 females, chorus
1-1-1-1; 2-1-1-1; timp, 3 perc; pf; strings
75 minutes
1986
Keyboard
Solo piano unless otherwise noted.

Ti Sarani

Organ | 8 minutes | 2015

88 For Nick

3 minutes | 2013

Prelude to a Sonata

4 minutes | 2013

Variations On Empty Space

12 minutes | 2008

Variations on a Theme by Arnold Schoenberg

16 minutes | 1995

Fourteen Canonic Variations on J.S. Bach BWV 1087

Two pianos | 6 minutes | 1995

Four Meditations from Dogen

17 minutes | 1994

Four Elegies

15 minutes | 1980
Soundtrack

Old Plum Mountain: The Berkeley Zen Center: Life Inside The Gates

Directed by Ed Herzog
2011

Mountains and Rivers

In collaboration with Daniel Palkowski
Commissioned by Zen Mountain Monastery
1996