Works

Composition Date Title Instrumentssort ascending Video
1999 Mama Stanberg's Cranberry Relish voice and piano
2000 Toward a Supreme Fiction 2 voice and piano
1998 A Clear Day and No Memories 2 voice and piano
1999 The Snowman 2 voice and piano
2000 Never Give All The Heart unaccompanied mixed chorus
1996 Who Could Ask for Anything soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 What More Do I Need soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 Who Could Ask for Anything soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 What More Do I Need soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 Show Me soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 I Can Cook Too soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 I Can Cook Too soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 Show Me soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, and strings)
1996 Someone To Watch Over Me soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, bassoon, and strings)
1996 Someone To Watch Over Me soprano and orchestra (flute, two clarinets, bassoon, and strings)
1997 Swindles and Schemes solo viola
2006 Just As My Fingers On These Keys (2006) piano
1998 Herz, Schmerz oboe, viola, and piano
2000 Toward a Supreme Fiction mixed chorus and piano
1999 The Snowman mixed choir and piano
1998 A Clear Day and No Memories mixed choir and piano
1998 Waly, Waly mixed choir
1997 O Mistress Mine mixed choir
1997 Lachrimae Verae mixed choir
1996 Jesu mixed choir
1999 He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven mixed choir
1996 Somewhere to Get To mezzo-soprano, flute (piccolo), clarinet, violin, 'cello, and piano
1993 Two Prayers four part mixed choir, unaccompanied
1993 The Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ On the Cross four part mixed choir, soloists, and organ
1993 The Springs of Water Were Hallowed four part mixed choir and organ
1993 Away in a Manger four part mixed choir and organ
2015 The Tune Without the Words (2015) for ‘cello solo
1982 The Boatswain and the Mate for voice with violin, clarinet, and piano
2013 Homeless Heart (2013) (John Ashbery) for voice and piano
1981 The Bricks for voice and piano
1988 My Sex Experience With Randall Jarrell for voice and piano
1991 Renewed Day by Day for voice and piano
1981 Monotone for voice and piano
1994 Lorica for voice and piano
1986 Long Live the Weeds for voice and piano
1986 Lonely for voice and piano
1986 The Bat for voice and piano
2001 For My Brother: Reported Missing In Action, 1943 for voice and piano
1981 Fish In the Unruffled Lakes for voice and piano
2009 On the Road Home (2009) (Wallace Stevens) for voice and piano
1983 July has ended... for voice and piano
1982 We're All Mad Here for voice and piano
1984 Truth and Error, Fire and Snow for voice and piano
2013 Permanently (2013) (Kenneth Koch) for voice and piano
1988 Cythera for voice and piano
1980 Such Beauty As Hurts to Behold for voice and piano
1984 Conversation for voice and piano
1984 Stop the Light's Harsh Failing for voice and piano
2003 Thoughts on the War for voice and piano
2010 The Bees (2010) (Virgil, translated by David Ferry) for voice and piano
1988 In Eden for voice and piano
2002 Stanza XXXVIII 2 for voice and piano
2011 A Downward Look (2011) (James Merrill) for voice and piano
2003 Stanza XVI for voice and piano
2004 Stanza XV 2 for voice and piano
1981 This Is Just to Say for voice and piano
1992 Soon for voice and piano
1990 Autumn for voice and piano
2001 Another Weeping Woman 2 for voice and piano
1986 The Waking for voice and piano
2012 The Lost Feed (2012) (Kenneth Koch) for voice and piano
1981 Hannah for voice and piano
2013 A Step From Them (2013) (Frank O’Hara) for voice and piano
2006 Green for voice and piano
1986 The Swan for voice and piano
2013 An Old Fashioned Song (2013) (John Hollander) for voice and piano
1990 Everness for voice and piano
1988 Evening News for voice and piano
1986 Against Disaster for voice and piano
2014 This Is the Garden (2014) (e. e. cummings) for voice and piano
1992 Across for voice and piano
1984 December, 1903 for voice and piano
1984 Paradoxes and Oxymorons for voice and piano
1988 A Walk in the Woods for voice and piano
1993 The Palm At the End of the Mind 3 for voice and piano
2013 To the Harbormaster (2013) (Frank O’Hara) for voice and piano
2005 Our Revels Now Are Ended 2 for voice and piano
2015 Vanishing Point (2015) (Lawrence Raab) for voice and piano
1986 Open House for voice and piano
1988 A Night-Time River Road for voice and piano
1981 The Shape of Time for voice and piano
1988 On Haystack Mountain for voice and piano
1988 On A Sunday Morning for voice and piano
2005 On Prayer and Praying for voice and keyboard
1977 (with Lullaby and Take O Take Those Lips Away) Lullaby for voice and harp
1977 Tell Me Where Is Fancie Bred for voice and harp
2001 Reading in a Boat for voice and harp
2001 When Threshing Time Ends for voice and harp
1981 Insomnia for voice and guitar
1976 Housekeeping Song for voice and guitar
1984 A Variation on 'To Say To Go To Sleep' for voice and guitar
2010 The Chipmunk’s Day (2010) for violin, ‘cello, and piano
2008 A Frog Went A Courtin’ (2008) for violin, viola, ‘cello, and piano
1980 A Little Cowboy Music for violin, clarinet, contrabass, and piano
1978 Alex (berceuse du chat) for violin, clarinet, and piano
1993 The Bird of Night 2 for violin, 'cello, and piano
1993 The Mockingbird 2 for violin, 'cello, and piano
1984 The Unfamiliar Name for violin and piano
1992 Happy in the Same Way for violin and 'cello
1993 The Bear's Lullaby for viola and piano Video
1988 Time to Plant Tears for viola and 'cello
1984 The Repetitive Heart for viola alone or violin alone
1993 All Pieces Have Their End for viola alone
2013 Complicated Grief (2013-2014) for viola
1987 Harvest Hymn for unison chorus and organ
1974 The Shepherd for unison children's chorus, recorders, percussion, and piano
1982 Chorale for unaccompanied mixed chorus
1975 A Christmas Prayer: hommage to T. Tertius Nobel for unaccompanied mixed chorus
1979 when god lets my body be for unaccompanied mixed chorus
1988 Nativitie for unaccompanied mixed choir
1995 The Mockingbird for unaccompanied mixed choir
1989 the meeting for unaccompanied mixed choir
1987 Church Music for unaccompanied mixed choir
1987 The Choirmaster's Burial for unaccompanied mixed choir
1996 The Bird of Night for unaccompanied mixed choir
1996 Shennandoah for unaccompanied mixed choir
1986 Trying to Figure Out for unaccompanied men's chorus
1973 The Foil for unaccompanied four part mixed chorus
1992 Feldeinsamkeit for two violins, viola, and two 'cellos
2013 Hopping (2013) for two violins
2013 Misty Morning (2013) for two violins
2006 A Rainy Day for two violins
1989 Portraits and Prayers for two violins
1992 Kings and Shepherds for two sopranos, tenor, oboe, horn, violin, and organ
1983 A Part for two part treble chorus or soli, unaccompanied
2000 The Birds for two part treble chorus (or soloists) and organ
1992 House of Winter for two part treble choir and organ
1992 Snowflakes on the Pane for two part treble choir and harp
1981 Like an Ever Rolling Stream for two clarinets and piano
1983 this round o of faithfulness or in sickness and in health for two clarinets
1977 The Wuggly Ump for treble chorus with recorders, percussion, and piano
1994 The Gate of Heaven for three part mixed choir
1978 J. S. Bach--Prelude and Fugue in D major (W.T.C. II) orchestration for three clarinets, marimba, violin, viola, 'cello
2007 Friendly Fire (2007-2012) for tenor, flute, clarinet, horn, flugel horn, piano, percussion, violin, viola, ‘cello, and contrabass Listen
1985 Roses for Thornes for tenor with English horn and viola
1976 Carol for tenor with alto flute, bass clarinet, viola, 'cello, and contrabass
1992 The Disappointments of Childhood for tenor and piano
1992 Trip to Bountiful for tenor and piano
1992 Cherries for tenor and piano
1992 Prayer To Be Recited After a Jacques Derida Lecture for tenor and piano
1992 Ordinary Heartaches for tenor and piano
1992 A Man Lost by a River for tenor and piano
1986 The Little Frame for tenor and English horn
1994 Cold Fusion for string quartet and two string orchestras
2004 Faith-Based Initiative for string quartet