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Information on premieres and durations is from Vivian Fine: A Bio-Bibliography,
by Judith Cody, Greenwood Press, 2002.


Aegean Suite* (1985) for piano

After the Tradition* (1987) for orchestra

Alcestis* (1960) for orchestra with piano and harp

Asphodel* (1988) for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, percussion, and piano

Canciones y Danzas* (1991) for guitar, flute, and cello

Canticles for Jerusalem* (1983) for mezzo- soprano and piano

Canticles from the Other Side of the River * (1993) for violin, cello, flute, clarinet, percussion, and piano

Capriccio for Oboe and String Trio* (1946)

Chamber Concerto for Cello and Six Instruments* (1966) for solo cello, oboe, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano

Concertante for Piano and Orchestra* (1944)

Concertino for Piano and Percussion Ensemble* (1965) for piano, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, 3 tom-toms, and timpani

Concerto for Piano Strings and Percussion (One Performer)* (1972)

The Confession* (1963) for soprano, flute, violin, viola, cello, and piano

Dance Suite (1938) for orchestra: 2232, 4221, timpani, percussion, piano, harp, strings

Dancing Winds* (1987) for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon)

Discourse of Goatherds (1989) for bass or tenor trombone

Divertimento (1933) for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, percussion, and piano

Divertimento for Violoncello and Percussion (1951)

Double Variations for Piano Solo* (1982)

Drama for Orchestra* (1982)

Dreamscape (1964) for percussion ensemble, 3 flutes, cello, piano, and lawnmower

Duo for Flute and Viola* (1961)

L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes (1988) for piano, clarinet, bass, percussion

Emily's Images* (1987) for flute and piano

"Epigram" and "Epitaph: upon the death of Sir Albert Morton's Wife" (1941) for contralto and piano

Fantasy for Cello and Piano* (1961)

Five Preludes* (1941) for piano

Five Victorian Songs* (1988) for soprano, flute, clarinet, viola, and cello

The Flicker* (1973) for flute

For a Bust of Erik Satie: A Short Mass (1979) for soprano, mezzo soprano, narrator, and chamber ensemble (flute, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, cello, and double bass)

Four Elizabethan Songs* (1940) for medium high or medium voice and piano

Four Lyric Pieces for Voice and Piano (1939) for contralto or mezzo soprano and piano

Four Piano Pieces (1966)

Four Pieces for Two Flutes* (1930)

Four Polyphonic Piano Pieces (1931)

Four Songs* (1933) for soprano and string quartet

Four Victorian Songs* (1991) for piano and voice (arrangement of Five Victorian Songs)

The Garden of Live Flowers* (1988) for soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano

Gertrude and Virginia: a Dialogue between Gertrude Stein and Virginia Woolf, using their own words (1981) for soprano, mezzo soprano, clarinet, piano, double bass, and percussion (2 players)

The Great Wall of China (1947) for soprano, flute, cello, and piano

A Guide to the Life Expectancy of a Rose* (1956) for soprano, tenor, and chamber ensemble (flute, violin, cello, clarinet, and harp)

Hymns* (1991) for two pianos, French horn, and violoncello

The Human Mind (1987) for voice and piano

In Memoriam: George Finckel (1987) for four cellos or multiples thereof

Inscriptions* (1986) for two voices and piano

Lieder for Viola and Piano* (1979)

Light in Spring Poplars (1987) for mixed chorus, soprano, viola, and piano

Ma’s In Orbit (1987) for violin, double-bass, percussion, and piano

Madrigali Spirituali* (1989) for trumpet and string quartet

Meeting for Equal Rights 1866* (1975) a Cantata for Chorus, Orchestra, Mezzo Soprano, Baritone, and Narrator

Melos (1964) for double bass

Memoirs of Uliana Rooney* (1993) for soprano, two baritones, two female voices as chorus, and chamber ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, double bass, piano, and percussion) (chamber opera)

Missa Brevis* (1972) for Four Cellos and Taped Voice

Momenti* (1978) for piano

Morning (1962) for mixed chorus, narrator, and piano or organ

Music for Flute (alto flute), Oboe (English horn), and Cello* (1980)

Music for Study (1935-41) for piano

My Son, My Enemy (1965) for string quartet, piano, and percussion

The Nightingale* (1976) for mezzo soprano, accompanying herself on percussion

Nightingales-Motet for Six Instruments (1979) for flute, oboe, violin, 2 violas, and double bass

Oda a las Ranas (1980) for women’s chorus, flute, oboe, cello and percussion

Ode to Henry Purcell* (1984) for soprano and string quartet

Opus 51 (1938) for piano and percussion

Paean* (1969) for brass ensemble (six trumpets, six trombones), female chorus, and narrator (tenor)

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love and Her Reply (1938) for women’s chorus

Piece for Muted Strings (Elegiac Song) (1937) for string orchestra, also arr. for flute and string orchestra

Poetic Fires (1984) for orchestra

Portal* (1990) for violin and piano

Prelude for String Quartet* (1937)

Psalm 13 (1953) for women’s chorus, baritone solo and piano or organ

Quartet for Brass* (1978)

Quintet for Trumpet, String Trio, and Harp (1967)

Quintet for Violin, Oboe, Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1984)

The Race of Life (1937) for piano and percussion; also arr. for orchestra

Rhapsody on a Russian Folk Song (1943) for piano

Romantic Ode (1976) for string orchestra with solo violin, viola and cello

Second Solo for Oboe* (1947)

Sinfonia and Fugato* (1952) for piano

Solo for Oboe (1929)

Sonata for Violin and Piano* (1952)

Sonata for Violoncello and Piano* (1986)

Sonatina for Oboe and Piano* (1942)

A Song for St. Cecilia's Day* (1985) for chorus, string orchestra, and two trumpets

Song of Persephone for Solo Viola* (1964)

Songs and Arias* (1990) for French horn, violin, and cello

Songs of Love and War* (1991) for soprano and chamber ensemble (violin, oboe, bassoon, percussion, and piano)

Songs of Our Time (1943) for medium high or medium voice and piano

Sonnets for Baritone and Orchestra (1976)

Sounds of the Nightingale (1971) for soprano, women’s chorus, and chamber orchestra

String Quartet (1957)

Suite in E Flat* (1940) for piano

Teisho* (1975) for eight solo singers or small chorus and string quartet

There is a Garden in Her Face (1947) for soprano, flute, violin, cello, and piano

They Too Are Exiles (1939) for piano duet

Three Pieces for Violin and Piano* (1940)

Toccatas and Arias for Harpsichord* (1986)

Toccatas and Arias for Piano* (1987)

Toccatina* (1982)

Tragic Exodus (1939) for baritone and piano

Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano* (1980)

Trio in Three Movements for Violin, Viola, and Violoncello* (1930)

The Triple Goddess (1988) for concert band

Two Neruda Poems* (1971) for mezzo-soprano and piano

Valedictions (1959) for chorus, soprano, tenor, and ten instruments

Variations for Harp (1953)

Variations for Piano (1952)

The Women in the Garden* (1977) a chamber opera for five singers and nine instruments