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Spatial Works

Orchestra

Antiphony I

1953
3/3/3/0; 5/3/3/0; timp, perc (3); str   solo voices or chorus (optional) (5 groups, 5 conductors)

Desert Forests

1983
improv pno (optional)
(2 conductors)

Ice Field

2001
augmented orch and improv organ (lg pipe organ w/ a 32′ stop) (2 conductors)

On the Nature of Things

1956
3/1/2/2; 1/0/0/0; glsp; str unis: vln-vla-vlc (all available players), basses

Plowshares and Swords

1995
augmented orch (incl jazz drumset & 3 steel-drums); perc-pno & str groups on stage, hall: 7 wind groups.
In 74 individual parts

Solo Instrument(s) and/or Solo Voices with Orchestra/Chamber Orchestra

Antiphonal Responses

1978
subtitled Triple Concerto for 3 Bassoons

The Glass Pyramid

1980
solo Eb cl, solo hn, solo chimes; eng hn, bn, cbn; 2 pnos, str (4/2/2/2/0 minimum). Stage: 2 grps, hall: isolated soli & ww trio (2 conductors)

Inside Track*

1982
solo piano; sopranino obbligato 18 players (2 conductors)

Litany of Tides*

1983
solo violin, 4 solo sopranos and orchestra (2 conductors)

Odyssey—Why Not?

1965
solo flute (piccolo); obbligato flute (alto fl); 0/2/2/2; 2/2/2/0; timp/perc, pno, hp; str (12/3/3/2)

Solo Voice(s) with Orchestra/Chamber orchestra

Homage to Ives

1975
solo baritone; 3/3/3/3; 4/3/3/1; timp, perc (2), improv pno obbligato, hp; str (3 conductors)

Rainforest*

1989
4 solo voices and chamber orchestra of 19 players
(2 conductors)

String Orchestra

Labyrinth

1955
single voices SSAA (optional)

Large Band/Wind Ensemble

Millennium II

1954
soprano obbligato

Chamber Ensemble

Encephalograms II

1955
solo soprano; picc, ob, cl; glsp, pno, org (opt) hp

Ghost Nets*

1988
solo contrabass; fl (picc), cl (bs cl); str quartet; ob, bn; horn obbligato; str quartet
(2 conductors)

Ghosts & Gargoyles*

(see also Instrumental Ensemble of a Single Tone Quality)
2001
solo C-flute (piccolo, bass flute)

Invisible Rivers

1987
high soprano (opt); Eb cl (bs cl w/ext); timp/perc, pno; vln, vla, vlc, cb w/ ext

Pathways to Security*

1990
solo baritone; fl (picc), cl (bs cl w/ext); timp/perc, pno, optional accord, org or melodica, hp; vln, vla, vlc, cb

Revenge Before Breakfast*

1982
3 duos (doubling perc instruments); accordion or hp

Chamber Music

Cerberus

1978
solo double bass; piccolo

Headhunt

1962
solo trombone; bs cl, bn; timp/chimes; cb

Lombard Street

1983
solo organ, perc (4)

Mobiles 2

1932, rev.84
solo flute (alto fl); vibe, pno, org or accord, hp or hpschd; vln, vlc

Crossing the Bridge Before You Come To It

1959, rev.82
flute (alto fl), pno (or any 1: cel, hpschd, hp, org); vln, vlc

Homeless People*

1993
string quartet; pno (inside with perc mallets, also keyboard), accord (optional)

Instrumental Ensemble of a Single Tone Quality

Flight Over a Global Map

1989
trumpet (52); perc (3), pno
(2 conductors)

Ghosts & Gargoyles*

2001
solo C-flute (picc, bs flute); 2 picc (C-fl), 2 C-fl (picc), 2 alto fl, 2 bs fl; jazz drummer

Mass in Gregorian Chant for Multiple Flutes*

1984
picc (5), flute (20 or more)

Orbits*

1979
80 trb (in 80 real parts); org, coloratura voice obbligato

Percussion Ensemble

Dormant Craters*

1995
16 players/40 instruments incl: gamelan set, handbells (3 chromatic octaves), steel-drum choir

Chorus(es) and/or Soloists and Instrumental Groups

December (Dramatic Cantata with Dialogues)

1954
(winner of Prix Italia)

The Grand Universal Circus
(Spatial Theatre Piece in 8 Scenes)

1956

Meteor Farm* (A Secular Oratorio)

1982

Wind, Water, Clouds & Fire*

2004
3 soloists, 4 choruses and instruments

*available on commercial recording