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Music for the Stage

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Story Number 2 - For nine instruments and a narrator. 1983/88. [13']
Text by Eugene Ionesco.
ISBN 978-1-939382-00-9
Catalog #: stagemus-01a
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Story Number 2 - A version for chamber orchestra and narrator. [13']
ISBN 978-1-939382-70-2
Catalog #: stagemus-01b
Flower


Fool's Paradise - Opera buffa in five scenes. 1993-94. [1 hr. 20']
Based on a story by I.B. Singer. Libretto by Ofer Ben-Amots and William Attias.
ISBN 978-1-939382-01-6
Catalog #: stagemus-02
Flower


The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds - A chamber opera for soprano, baritone, clarinet, and chamber ensemble. 2007. [1 hr. 30']
Based on S. An-sky's play. Libretto by Ofer Ben-Amots and William Atti.
ISBN 978-1-939382-02-3
Libretto: ISBN 978-1-939382-68-9
Catalog #: stagemus-03
Flower


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Music for Voice & Orchestra

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The Joyce Cycle - For mezzo-soprano and symphony orchestra. Text by James Joyce. 1984-85. [25']
ISBN 978-1-939382-10-8
Catalog #: orchvocl-01


Celestial Dialogues - For voice, clarinet, strings, and percussion. 1994. [30']
ISBN 978-1-939382-11-5
Catalog #: orchvocl-02


The Dybbuk Suite - For chamber symphony and solo vocalist. 2002. [17']
ISBN 978-1-939382-12-2
Catalog #: orchvocl-03


Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas (Songs from the Pomegranate Garden) - A Judeo-Spanish song cycle for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra. 2004-05. [22']
ISBN 978-1-939382-13-9
Catalog #: orchvocl-04a


Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas - A version for soprano and chamber orchestra.
ISBN 978-1-939382-14-6
Catalog #: orchvocl-04b


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Music for Orchestra

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Fanfare for Orchestra - For symphony orchestra. Awarded the Kavannagh Prize. 1988. [6']
ISBN 978-1-939382-03-0
Catalog #: orchest-01


Variations on a French Children's Song - For symphony orchestra. 1992. [7']
ISBN 978-1-939382-04-7

Catalog #: orchest-02


The Klezmer Concerto - For solo clarinet, string orchestra, harp, and percussion. 2006. [25']
ISBN 978-1-939382-07-8
Catalog #: orchest-04


Concertino - for clarinet, mandolin, and orchestra.
ISBN 978-1-939382-08-5
Catalog #: orchest-05a


Concertino: From Darkness to Light - for clarinet, mandolin, and orchestra. 2012. [24']
ISBN 978-1-939382-09-2
Catalog #: orchest-05b


Enchanted Landscape - For symphony orchestra.
ISBN 978-1-939382-81-8
Catalog #: orchest-06


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Music for Brass and Symphonic Band

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The Queen City Fanfare (Inaugural Fanfare) - For trumpet and organ. 2002. [5']
Additional versions for brass choir, and for oboe, piano, and percussion.
Brass choir premiere during inauguration of Colorado College's 12th president, R. Celeste.
ISBN 978-1-939382-43-6; 978-1-939382-44-3; 978-1-939382-48-1
Catalog #: brassmus-01


The Maccabiah Fanfare - For brass ensemble, timpani, and percussion.
Premiered at the opening ceremony, August 2010, Magness Arena, Denver University.
ISBN 978-1-939382-49-8
Catalog #: brassmus-02


Mt. Fuji Ceremonial Fanfare - For symphonic band. 1996. [10']
ISBN 978-1-939382-83-2
Catalog #: symband-01


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Music for Choir & Instruments

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Al Naharot Bavel (By the Rivers of Babylon) - A 4-part canon for mixed choir, piano, and percussion. 1988. [4']
Text taken from Psalm 137.
ISBN 978-1-939382-15-3
Catalog #: chorinst-02


Psalm 81 (Upon Gitith) - For mixed choir and metal percussion. 1989. [13']
Text taken from Psalm 81.
ISBN 978-1-939382-16-0
Catalog #: chorinst-03a


Psalm 81 - A version for all-female choir.
ISBN 978-1-939382-71-9
Catalog #: chorinst-03b


Three Love Songs - For mixed choir and piano accompaniment. 1991. [5']
1st place and Gold Certificate in the 1991 Roodeport International Competition for Choral Composition, Roodeport, South Africa.
ISBN 978-1-939382-84-9
Catalog #: chorinst-04


Hashkivenu (Song of the Angels) - For SATB chorus, organ, and mixed percussion. Text taken from the Ma'ariv Prayer (Evening Prayer). 1989/90. [8']
ISBN 978-1-939382-17-7
Catalog #: chorinst-05


Mizmor - Ten Degrees of Praise (Psalm 150) for solo soprano clarinet men choir and percussion. 2003. [11']
ISBN 978-1-939382-18-4
Catalog #: chorinst-06


The Heart and the Fountain - For SATB chorus with miscellaneous percussion. 2006. [8'30"]
ISBN 978-1-939382-19-1
Catalog #: chorinst-07a


The Heart and the Fountain - For female choir with miscellaneous percussion.
ISBN 978-1-939382-20-7
Catalog #: chorinst-07b


Hanukkah Songs - For children's choir with piano accompaniment.
Arrangement of children's songs for Hanukkah.
ISBN 978-1-939382-91-7
Catalog #: chorinst-08


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Music for A Cappella Choir

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Hineh Al Heharim (Here on the Mountains) - Four to eight part cannon for mixed choir a cappella. 1987. [4'30"]
Text: Nachum 2, 1-3.
ISBN 978-1-939382-21-4
Catalog #: choracap-01


Ma Tishtochachi Nafshi (Why So Downcast, My Soul) - For mixed chorus. 1987/88. [5'30"]
Text: Psalm 42.
ISBN 978-1-939382-22-1
Catalog #: choracap-02


Yeeheyu Le'ratzon (May the Words) - For SATB chorus. 1989/90. [5']
Text out of the Amidah prayer.
ISBN 978-1-939382-23-8

Catalog #: choracap-03


Nigunim - Five Hassidic Songs - For SATB. 1999/2000. [10']
Arrangements of traditional Hassidic songs with or without piano accompaniment.
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2011.
ISBN 978-1-939382-24-5
Catalog #: choracap-04a


Nigunim - Five Hassidic Songs - For female chorus.
ISBN 978-1-939382-25-2
Catalog #: choracap-04b


Yesusum, Yesusum (The Desert Will Blossom) - For SATB or SSAA chorus.
Text out of the Isaiah, Chapter 35.
ISBN 978-1-939382-26-9

Catalog #: choracap-05a


Yesusum, Yesusum (The Desert Will Blossom) - For female chorus.
ISBN 978-1-939382-27-6

Catalog #: choracap-05b


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Chamber Music (Vocal)

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Shtetl Songs - For voice and piano (also, a version for mixed chorus). 1985/86. [18']
Based on East-European Yiddish songs.
ISBN 978-1-939382-29-0
Catalog #: chamvocl-02


Psalm 23 - For soprano, clarinet, and percussion. 1990. [5']
Premiered at the Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, 1990.
Performed at the "Music Now" Series, Tel-Aviv Museum, 1991.
ISBN 978-1-939382-30-6
Catalog #: chamvocl-03


Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas (Songs from the Pomegranate Garden) - A Judeo-Spanish (aka 'Ladino') song cycle for voice and piano. 2004. [20']
American premiere: James Madison University, Virginia, 2006. Published by Composer's Own Press, 2006.
ISBN 978-1-939382-31-3

Catalog #: chamvocl-04


The Dybbuk Song Cycle - For voice and piano. 2008. [25']
A selection of songs out of the opera "The Dybbuk."
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2011.
ISBN 978-1-939382-33-7
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Kantigas Ulvidadas (Long-forgotten Songs) - A Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) song cycle for voice and piano. 2006. [10']
ISBN 978-1-939382-32-0
Catalog #: chamvocl-05


The Sweet Pain of Love - For solo violin and narrator. 2008. [9']
Poem by Nathan Zach.
The Composer's Own Press, 2011.


Kinah (Lament) - For high voice and piano. 1998. [8']
Biblical text: David's lament over the death of King Saul and his son Jonathan (Book of Samuel 2, 1:19-27).
The Composer's Own Press, 2011.


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Chamber Music (Instrumental)

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Ceremonial Music - For saxophone, trumpet, and piano. 1982. [11']
Published by Dorn Publications, Medfield, MA, 1986.


Hashkivenu for String Quartet 1982. [10']
ISBN 978-1-939382-34-4
Catalog #: chaminst-01


Sonata - For cello and piano. 1982. [23']
American premiere at Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, 1989.
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1988.
ISBN 978-1-939382-35-1

Catalog #: chaminst-02


Five Ancient Dances - For clarinet (or flute) and piano. 1983. [13']
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1988.
ISBN 978-1-939382-36-8; 978-1-939382-37-5; 978-1-939382-38-2
Catalog #: chaminst-03a


Midnight Dance - For violin (or cello) and piano. 1996. [8']
Published by Kallisti Music Press.
ISBN 978-1-939382-39-9

Catalog #: chaminst-04a


Cantillations - For clarinet and cello (or viola). 1997. [10']
World premiere at the Merkin Hall, NYC, November 1997: clarinet - Benjamin Fingland, cello - Tanya Ell.
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1997.
ISBN 978-1-939382-40-5
Catalog #: chaminst-05


Prophetic Tropes (Te'amey Nevu'ah) - For trombone (or bass trombone) and extended piano. 1989, Rev. 1999. [11']
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2
Catalog #: chaminst-06


The Severn Circles Nigun (out of The Dybbuk) - For clarinet and piano.
ISBN 978-1-939382-45-0
Catalog #: chaminst-09


The Inauguration Fanfare - For two trumpets, organ, and percussion.
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2
Catalog #: chaminst-10
Flower


Elemental Drums - Dance music for mixed wind ensemble, three percussionists, and guitar. 1997. [12']
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2
Catalog #: chaminst-12


From Darkness to Light - Trio for clarinet, mandolin, and piano. 2013. [24']
Version for clarinet, guitar, and piano released in 2013.
Catalog #: chaminst-13
Flower


Bulgariana - For violin and piano.
ISBN 978-1-939382-79-5
Catalog #: chaminst-15
Flower


Montage Music - For clarinet, violin, cello, and piano.
In memory of Bebe Krimmer.
ISBN 978-1-939382-82-5
Catalog #: chaminst-16


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Music for Piano & Organ

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Tango for the Road - For two pianos. 2015.
ISBN 978-1-939382-73-3
Catalog #: pnoduo-02


Sonatina - For solo piano. 1990.

Praeludium (1990)
Midnight Dance (1984)
Mosquito (1989)
Tambourine (1984)


ISBN 978-1-939382-50-4
Catalog #: pno-01


Akëda - For solo piano. 1999. [8']
ISBN 978-1-939382-51-1

Catalog #: pno-03


The Organ Book of Psalms - For solo organ. 1998/2008. [22']
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2009.
ISBN 978-1-939382-52-8
Catalog #: org-01-a-b-c-d

Individual movements:
Pastoral Invocation (1998) [7']
ISBN 978-1-939382-54-2
Catalog #: org-01a

The Q Anthem (2008) [5']
ISBN 978-1-939382-55-9
Catalog #: org-01b

Mystical Procession (2009) [5']
ISBN 978-1-939382-53-5
Catalog #: org-01c

Teru'ah (Recessional) (2009) [5']
ISBN 978-1-939382-56-6
Catalog #: org-01d


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Music for Solo Instruments

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Avis Urbanus - For amplified flute. 1990. [10']
First prize in 2nd Kobe International Competition for Flute Composition.
Premiered by Hiroshi Koizumi in Kobe, Japan, 1991.
Publication by Muramatsu Inc., Tokyom 1992.
ISBN 978-1-939382-71-9
Catalog #: soloinst-01


"I, Jerusalem..." - For any solo clarinet. 1991. [4']
Published by Kallisti Music Press, 1994.
ISBN 978-1-939382-58-0 and 978-1-939382-59-7
Catalog #: soloinst-02


A Letter to Avigdor - For solo violin. 1990/1999. [10']
A version for viola: published by The Composer's Own Press in 1999, recorded by Czech violist Milan Rehak in 2005.
ISBN 978-1-939382-60-3
Catalog #: soloinst-03


The Angel's Lament - For solo clarinet. 1999. [60"]
ISBN 978-1-939382-62-7

Catalog #: soloinst-05


The Red Curtain Dance - For solo oboe or clarinet. 2003. [6']
From the chamber opera, "The Dybbuk."
ISBN 978-1-939382-63-4 and 978-1-939382-65-8
Catalog #: soloinst-04


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Composer’s Manuscripts (Unpublished)

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Miniatures et Collage - For flute. 1977. [5'30"]
Composer's manuscript, unpublished.


Shirat Israel- Cantata for mezzo-soprano and orchestra. Hebrew text by CH. N. Bialik. 1978. [12']
Composer's manuscript, unpublished.


Pierrot - Ballet Suite for symphony orchestra. 1981. [50']
Composer's manuscript, unpublished.


A Fool's Journey - For 8-part mixed chorus, piano, and percussion. 1996, Rev. 2008. [12']
Medieval poetry by Susskind von Trimberg (13th century).
Composer's manuscript, unpublished.


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Klezmer Music Selections

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The Klezmer Wedding Book - An anthology of Jewish wedding music, for three unspecified C instruments with chord symbols. Supplemental section includes melodies for unspecified Bb instrument. 1993.

Selections include: Y'did Nefesh --- Dodi Li --- El Ginat Egoz --- Erev Shel Shoshanim --- Siman Tov --- Od Yishama --- Chossn Kalah Mazel Tov --- Hava Nagila --- Sherele --- Et Dodim --- Wedding Waltz --- Ot Azoy Medley --- King David Medley --- Bashana Haba'a --- Ose Shalom — Tzur Mishelo — Birkat Hamazon

ISBN 978-1-939382-67-2


Easy Klezmer - Klezmer music for any C or Bb instrument; the score for C instruments with monophonic accompaniment and chord symbols. 1993.

ISBN 978-1-939382-66-5


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