Works

Composition Date Titlesort descending Instruments Video
1993 All Pieces Have Their End for viola alone
1977 (with Lullaby and Take O Take Those Lips Away) Lullaby for voice and harp
2008 A Black Matter (2008) for violin alone
1975 A Christmas Prayer: hommage to T. Tertius Nobel for unaccompanied mixed chorus
1998 A Clear Day and No Memories mixed choir and piano
1998 A Clear Day and No Memories 2 voice and piano
2011 A Downward Look (2011) (James Merrill) for chorus and piano
2011 A Downward Look (2011) (James Merrill) for voice 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
1981 A Little Cowboy Music Too for flute, clarinet, violin, 'cello, marimba, and piano
1992 A Man Lost by a River for tenor and piano
1999 A Modern Poet baritone and string quartet
1988 A Night-Time River Road for voice and piano
1983 A Part for two part treble chorus or soli, unaccompanied
2007 A Pasture Poem (2007) (Richard Wilbur) for four part chorus and piano
2007 A Pasture Poem (2007) (Richard Wilbur) for voice and piano
2006 A Rainy Day for two violins
2006 A Rainy Day (2006)
2013 A Step From Them (2013) (Frank O’Hara) for voice and piano
1984 A Summer Night (A Certain World, Book I) for baritone and orchestra (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon
1984 A Summer Night (A Certain World, Book I) for baritone and orchestra (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon
1982 A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island for baritone with three clarinets, marimba, violin, viola, and 'cello
1984 A Variation on 'To Say To Go To Sleep' for voice and guitar
1988 A Walk in the Woods for voice and piano
1994 Aaron for four-part mixed choir, organ, and glockenspiel
1992 Across for voice and piano
1974 Adam Lay Ybounden for children's chorus, recorders, and piano
1986 Against Disaster for voice and piano
1973 Agreeably of Love for soprano and piano
1978 Alex (berceuse du chat) for violin, clarinet, and piano
2013 An Old Fashioned Song (2013) (John Hollander) for voice and piano
2003 Annunciation for soprano and string orchestra
2003 Annunciation for soprano and string orchestra
2003 Annunciation to Mary for soprano and string orchestra
2003 Annunciation to Mary for soprano and string orchestra
2005 Another Faith Based Initiative for bass clarinet and 'cello
2001 Another Weeping Woman for mixed chorus and piano
2001 Another Weeping Woman 2 for voice and piano
1984 At Last Going for four part mixed choir, unaccompanied
1988 At Undresseing in the Evening for mixed choir and organ
1990 Autumn for voice and piano
1993 Away in a Manger four part mixed choir and organ
1978 Bird Song for soprano with violin, clarinet, and contrabass (or 'cello)
2013 Blest Be the Tie that Binds (2013) hymn tune arranged for keyboard arranged for keyboard
1989 Blue Wine for narrator and piano
1976 Carol for tenor with alto flute, bass clarinet, viola, 'cello, and contrabass
1992 Cherries for tenor and piano
1982 Chorale for unaccompanied mixed chorus
2014 Christmas Fanfare (2014) (W. H. Auden) for chorus, organ, and brass quintet
1987 Church Music for unaccompanied mixed choir
1994 Cold Fusion for string quartet and two string orchestras
1991 Colors for Anna a stage work for baritone, with flute, clarinet, horn, percussion, piano, violin, viola, and 'cello
2013 Complicated Grief (2013-2014) for viola
1984 Conversation for voice and piano
1988 Cythera for voice and piano
2010 Dance of the Half Truths and Antinomies (2010) for piano
1983 Days and Nights Pass for mezzo-soprano and clarinet
1998 Death of a Romantic baritone and string quartet
1984 December, 1903 for voice and piano
2008 Detour (2008) for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, two violins, viola, and ‘cello
2005 Dominus Tecum for mixed choir, unaccompanied
2007 Dust Thou Art (2007) for clavichord and toy piano
1992 Dwelling in Buelah Land for small orchestra ( piccolo, flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, strings)
1996 Envoy (for Hanna and Woody) for chorus and orchestra (two oboes, two horns, piano, and strings)
1998 Etymology Lesson on the Road To Rome baritone and string quartet
1997 Even So, Even We alto, viola, and piano
1988 Evening News for voice and piano
1990 Everness for voice and piano
2004 Faith-Based Initiative for string quartet
1992 Feldeinsamkeit for two violins, viola, and two 'cellos
1981 Fish In the Unruffled Lakes for voice and piano
2001 For My Brother: Reported Missing In Action, 1943 for voice and piano
2007 Friendly Fire (2007-2012) for tenor, flute, clarinet, horn, flugel horn, piano, percussion, violin, viola, ‘cello, and contrabass Listen
2005 Full Tide for five part mixed choir and organ
2013 God Moves In a Mysterious Way (2013) (William Cowper) for chorus and organ
2006 Green for voice and piano
2006 Green (2006) (Richard Wilbur)
2006 Green (2006) (Richard Wilbur) for voice and piano
1984 Half of Life for bass clarinet, 'cello, and piano
1981 Hannah for voice and piano
1992 Happy in the Same Way for violin and 'cello
1987 Harvest Hymn for unison chorus and organ
1999 He Wishes For the Cloths of Heaven mixed choir
1999 He's Goin' Away cello and piano
1998 Herz, Schmerz oboe, viola, and piano
2013 Homeless Heart (2013) (John Ashbery) for voice and piano
2013 Hopping (2013) for two violins
1992 House of Winter for two part treble choir and organ
1976 Housekeeping Song for voice and guitar
1978 Hymn for soprano and tenor with flute, clarinet, oboe, trombone, viola, 'cello, and contrabass
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)
1987 I Have Found My Music for soprano, alto, (or treble choir), and organ
2015 I Saw In Louisiana a Live Oak Growing (2015) (Walt Whitman) for bass and piano Test
2000 i thank you, god for eight part mixed chorus
1988 In Eden for voice and piano
2000 In the Sixth Month for soprano and string orchestra
2000 In the Sixth Month for soprano and string orchestra
1990 Infant Holy, Infant Lowly folksong arrangement for three part treble choir
1987 Inglorious Fourth for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, trumpet, percussion (2), harp, and strings)
1987 Inglorious Fourth for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, trumpet, percussion (2), harp, and strings)
1981 Insomnia for voice and guitar
1978 J. S. Bach--Prelude and Fugue in D major (W.T.C. II) orchestration for three clarinets, marimba, violin, viola, 'cello
1996 Jesu mixed choir
1986 Jesus Loves Me for small orchestra (piccolo, flute, oboe, two clarinets, two bassoons, trumpet, and strings)
1985 Jesus Loves Me 2 for organ
1977 Joseph's Suspicion for baritone with English horn, bass clarinet, trombone, viola, 'cello, and contrabass
1983 July has ended... for voice and piano
2006 Just As My Fingers On These Keys (2006) piano
1992 Kings and Shepherds for two sopranos, tenor, oboe, horn, violin, and organ
1997 Lachrimae Verae mixed choir
1982 Lana Turner Has Collapsed for men's chorus and piano
1992 Leap Child
2008 Let Us Go Now (2008) (biblical) for four part chorus
1981 Like an Ever Rolling Stream for two clarinets and piano
1986 Lonely for voice and piano
1986 Long Live the Weeds for voice and piano
1994 Lorica for voice and piano
1992 Love's Delicious Fire for four part mixed choir and organ
2008 Lucky This Point (A Summer Night) (2008) for small orchestra
2010 Lullaby (2010)
1999 Mama Stanberg's Cranberry Relish voice and piano
1974 Mary Sings for alto with alto flute, English horn, bass clarinet, viola, 'cello, and contrabass
1983 Mass (Wondrous Love) for four part unaccompanied mixed chorus
2013 Misty Morning (2013) for two violins
1981 Monotone for voice and piano
1971 Music for a While for flute, oboe, and piano
1988 My Sex Experience With Randall Jarrell for voice and piano
1973 My World and Welcome To It--Book I for contrabass alone
1988 Nativitie for unaccompanied mixed choir
1990 Never Again Would Birds' Song Be the Same for flute alone
2000 Never Give All The Heart unaccompanied mixed chorus
1992 No Bird for four part mixed choir
1975 Nowe Welcom, Somor for countertenor with flute, oboe, violin, 'cello, and harpsichord
1973 Nuns Fret Not for soprano with flute, clarinet, trumpet, harp, vibraphone, viola, and contrabass
1997 O Mistress Mine mixed choir
1995 O Soft and Sunny Airs! for small orchestra (piccolo, flute, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, trumpet, percussion, harp, and strings)
1988 On A Sunday Morning for voice and piano
1988 On Haystack Mountain for voice and piano
1994 On Our Lord's Baptism for four part mixed choir
2005 On Prayer and Praying for voice and keyboard
2009 On the Road Home (2009) (Wallace Stevens) for chorus and piano
2009 On the Road Home (2009) (Wallace Stevens) for voice and piano
2006 Only the Lemon of Desire (2006) (Anthony Hawley) for soprano, violin, and piano
1986 Open House for voice and piano
1992 Ordinary Heartaches for tenor and piano
2005 Our Revels Now Are Ended for four part mixed choir and piano
2005 Our Revels Now Are Ended 2 for voice and piano
1984 Paradoxes and Oxymorons for voice and piano