Stage

  • Pierrot, ballet Suite for symphony orchestra. 1981 (50′)
  • Story Number 2, for small orchestra and Narrator Text written by Eugene Ionesco. 1983/88 (13′)
  • Fool’s Paradise, opera buffa in five scenes. Based on a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer. 1993-94 (80′)
  • The Dybbuk, multimedia chamber opera in three acts. 2007 (90’)

Voice and Orchestra

  • Shirat Israel, cantata for mezzo-soprano and orchestra. Hebrew text by Ch. N. Bialik. 1978 (12′)
  • The Joyce Cycle, for middle voice and symphony orchestra to poems by J. Joyce. 1984-85 (25′)
  • Celestial Dialogues, for voice, clarinet and string orchestra. 1994 (30’)
  • The Dybbuk Suite, for chamber symphony and a solo vocalist. 2002 (17’)
  • Songs from the Pomegranate Garden, a Judeo-Spanish cycle for chamber symphony and a mezzo-soprano. 2004/05 (22’)

Orchestra

  • Fanfare, for symphony orchestra, Kavannagh Prize Awarded. 1988 (6′)
  • Variations on a French Children’s Song, for symphony orchestra. 1992 (7’)
  • Mt. Fuji Ceremonial Fanfare, for symphonic band. 1996 (10’)
  • The Klezmer Concerto, for clarinet solo, string orchestra, harp and percussion. 2006 (25’)

Choir and Instruments

  • Al Naharot Bavel (By the Rivers of Babylon), four part canon for mixed choir, Piano and Percussion Text Psalm 137. 1988 (4′)
  • Psalm 81 (Upon Gitith), for mixed choir and Metal Percussion. Text: Psalm 81. 1989 (13′)
  • Hashkivenu (Cause us, Oh God to Lie Down in Peace), for SATB Chorus, organ and mixed percussion. 1989/90 (8′)
  • Three Love Songs, for Mixed Choir and Piano Accompaniment. 1991 (5′)
  • Mizmor – Ten Degrees of Praise (Psalm 150), for soprano solo, clarinet, men’s choir, and percussion. 2003 (11’)
  • The Heart and the Fountain, for SATB Chorus or for Female chorus with misc. percussion. 2006 (8’30”)
  • A Fool’s Journey, for 8-Part mixed chorus, piano and percussion Lyrics written by Süsskind von Trimberg (13th century) 1996, Rev. 2008 (12′)

Choir a cappella

  • Hineh Al Heharim (Here on the Mountains), four to eight part canon for mixed choir a cappella. Text: Nachum 2, 1-3. 1987 (4’30”)
  • Ma Tishtochachi Nafshi (Why So Downcast, My Soul), – for mixed chorus. Text: Psalm 42. 1987/88 (5’30”)
  • Yeeheyu Le’ratzon (May the Words), for SATB Chorus. Text out of the Amidah prayer. 1989/90 (5′)
  • Five Hassidic Songs, for SATB Chorus or Female chorus. Arrangements of traditional Hassidic songs with or without piano accompaniment. 1999/2000 (10′)

Vocal Chamber Music

  • Shtetl Songs, for voice and piano (also a version for mixed chorus) 1985/86 (18′)
  • Psalm 23, for Soprano, Clarinet and Percussion. 1990 (5′)
  • Kinah (Lament), for piano and high-voice 1998 (8’)
  • Songs from the Pomegranate Garden, for voice and piano. Based on Judeo-Spanish songs. 2004 (20’)
  • Three Popular Songs (Ladino), for voice and piano. 2006 (10’)
  • The Dybbuk Song Cycle, for voice and piano. Based on the opera. 2008 (25’)
  • The Sweet Pain of Love, for violin and voice, to a poem by Nathan Zach. 2008 (9’)

Instrumental Chamber Music

  • Ceremonial Music, for saxophone, trumpet and piano. 1982 (11′)
  • Hashkivenu, for string quartet. 1982 (10′)
  • Sonata, for cello and piano. 1982 (23′)
  • Five Ancient Dances, for clarinet (or flute) and piano. 1983 (13′)
  • Midnight Dance, for violin (or cello) and piano. 1996 (8′)
  • Cantillations, for clarinet and cello (or viola) 1997 (10′)
  • Prophetic Tropes, (Te’amey Nevu’ah,) for trombone (or bass trombone) and extended piano. 1989/99 (11′)
  • Elemental Drums, Music for Dance. for mixed wind ensemble, 3 percussionists, and guitar. 1997 (12’)
  • The Queen City Fanfare, for trumpet and organ (version for solo trumpet and brass choir) 2002 (5’)
  • The Queen City Fanfare, (Inaugural Fanfare,) an additional version for oboe, piano, and percussion. 2002 (5’)
  • The Odessa Trio (in memory of J. Dorfman,) for violin, cello and piano. 2008 (17’)

Solo Piano or Organ

  • Toccata 1978
  • Scherzo 1978
  • Etude in C 1984
  • Praeludium and Fuga in C 1984
  • Piano Pieces for Children 1983/89
  • Sonatina 1984
    • Praeludium
    • Midnight Dance
    • Mosquito
    • Tambourine
  • Haunted Toccata 1990
  • Untitled No. 1 1990
  • Akëda, 2000 (8’)
  • The Quasquicentennial Organ Book, for organ solo 1998/2008
    • Processional 1999 (5′)
    • Pastoral Invocation 1998 (7′)
    • The Q Anthem 1999 (5′)
    • Teru’ah (Recessional) 2008 (5′)

Other Solo Instruments

  • Miniatures et Collage, for flute. 1977 (5’30”)
  • Avis Urbanus, for amplified flute. 1990 (10’)
  • I, Jerusalem …, for any size clarinet solo. 1991 (4’)
  • A Letter to Avigdor, for violin solo. Commissioned by Avigdor Zamir. 1990/99 (10’)
  • The Angel’s Lament, for clarinet solo. Commissioned by Guido Arbonelli. 1999 (60″)
  • The Red Curtain Dance, for oboe or clarinet solo. 2003 (6’)

Orchestral Arrangements

  • Armenian Suite, by Richard Yardumian. A reduction of the original score, for small symphonic orchestra. 1992
  • Massada, – Opera in three acts by Fredrick Kaufman. A piano reduction of the original score. 1990