Orchestra w/Solo

  • Concerto For Car Horns & Orchestra

    • an automotive romance!
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    • 1997
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    • 9'

    Commissioned for the 50th Anniversary of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Premiere: Bramwell Tovey conductor, at the famous corner of Portage and Main September 12 1997; also performances – indoors – WSO children’s concert, (one car and synth samples) and outdoors by Symphony Niagara (wine festival); and the Calgary Philharmonic (Island Park). Written for two solo... Read More...

  • Concerto For Tubameister And Orchestra

       
    • 2009
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    • 22'

    Virtuoso concerto for tuba and symphony orchestra. (Movements can also be played as individual pieces.) Theme and Variations 12’; Waltz for Franco 4’; Sancho Panza Goes To The Bull Fight 7’ Commissioned by Commander Chip and Pennie Sherman for J.c. Sherman. Premiere: Piano and tuba – J.c. Sherman, tuba, Zsuzsanna Lukas, piano at Christ Church... Read More...

  • Death Of A Warrior

       
    • 1982
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    • 5'

    A Baroque style piece ala the Albinoni adagio. Used in the film For The Moment as background for the reading of the poem High Flight by Russell Crowe. With the poem, it is an appropriate piece for Remembrance Day programs. Instrumentation: 2222/2000/timp/perc/strings. Orchestra score and parts rental

  • Duel For Violins

       
    • 1982
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    • 5'

    Two fiddlers try to outdo each other with comic results. Premiere: 1982 Orchestra London (ON) conductor, Victor Davies; David Lodge, Edourd Minuvitch, violins. Instrumentation: 2222/4330/timp/perc/strings. Orchestra score and parts rental.

  • From Harmony

    • for reader and orchestra
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    • 1968
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    • 12'

    A setting of Dryden’s Ode to St. Cecilia’s Day for celebratory occasions. Commissioned by CBC Radio for the opening of Winnipeg’s Centennial Concert Hall. Premiere: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Victor Feldbrill, conductor; Paxton Whitehead, reader, October 4 1968, also Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Difficulty: Suitable for good youth/community to professional orchestra. Instrumentation: 2222/4331/ timp/2 perc/strings. Score for... Read More...

  • Hush-A-Bye-Hush The Christ Child Is Sleeping

       
    • 1978
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    • 4'

    A Christmas carol, a lullaby for soprano and orchestra. (Text by Victor Davies) Premiere: Anne Marie Inneo, soprano, Hamilton Philharmonic, Michael Reason, conductor, December 20, 2000. Instrumentation 2222 /2200/ timp/perc/harp (or piano or synth)/strings. Piano vocal score and orchestra score for sale (orchestra parts – rental) also see Vocal

  • Intergalactic Overture

    • formerly Genesis
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    • 1982
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    • 4'

    An overture with a space theme. Music from 1971 planetarium production The Beginning And End Of The World. Suitable for good youth/community orchestra to professional. Premiere: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Victor Davies, conductor, also Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Boris Brott, conductor. Instrumentation: 2222/4331/timp/2-3 perc (drum set)/electric bass/strings/and children’s chorus (high voices) or saxophone or synthesizer. Score... Read More...

  • Jazz Concerto For Organ & Orchestra

    • The St. Andrew's - Wesley Concerto
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    • 2000
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    • 28'

    Virtuoso concerto for organ includes boogie, blues, swing, cool jazz, ragtime, and Dixieland. Boogie Pipes 9’; Blue Pipes 5’; Cool Pipes 6’; Hot Pipes (Ragging the Pipes!) 8’. Movements can also be played as individual pieces. Commissioned by Calgary International Organ Foundation/Music Canada, 2000/Hamber Foundation. Performances: Premiere: Wayne Marshall – organ, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra,... Read More...

  • A Jazz Piano Concerto

    • Piano concerto No 2.
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    • 2001
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    • 29'

    Solo piano part and piano 2 (reduction of orchestral score) 2 copies needed for performance Theme With Nine Scenes (A Detective Story) 16’; I Thought I Saw Them In Paris (Sorbet) 6’; Escape To Havana (Farewell) 7’. Difficulty: very good university, professional Piano/piano accompaniment (performance/rehearsal score) for sale.

  • The Journey

    • Violin concerto No 2.
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    • 2012
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    • 37'

    Echoes Of The Past 18′; Melodies Of The Heart 10′; Rhythms Of The Soul 7′. Commissioned by Elmer and Hilda Hildebrand for Rosemary Siemens in honour of Golden West Radio’s 50th Anniversary. (premiere December 2, 2012) Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor Instrumentation: 2(2nd dbls picc)22(2nd dbls Bcl)2/433/timp/2perc/solo violin/strings. Piano solo/piano performance/rehearsal score and orchestra... Read More...

  • Mayonnaise With Salad

       
    • 1973
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    • 10'

    An entertainment featuring solo trumpet, percussion, and harmonica, using traditional melodies, (Amazing Grace, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, When The Saints Go Marching In) for symphony orchestra. Commissioned by The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Premiere: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Mitch Miller, conductor, Fred Davis, trumpet; Jack Matheson, percussion, Charles Lynch, harmonica, March 1973. Instrumentation: 2222/4330/timp/2 perc/strings Orchestra score... Read More...

  • The Mennonite Piano Concerto

    • Piano concerto No.1
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    • 1975
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    • 32'

    Sonata 11’; Theme and Variations 14’; Rondo/Scherzo 7’ Based on traditional Mennonite hymns: (English Victorian hymns and American Gospel songs in German translations) Commissioned by the Fast Foundation with the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society. Premiere: Irmgard Baerg, piano, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, William Baerg, conductor, 1975. Widely performed across Canada, (CBC Winnipeg Symphony, Boris Brott, conductor; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Jon... Read More...

  • Pulsations

    • Concerto for violin No.1 *
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    • 1978
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    • 33'

    The Wheel of Fire, 14’; Sunday Afternoon, 8’; Between the Planets, 8’. A virtuoso concerto (*originally intended for amplified or electric violin) combining elements of jazz, rock, Broadway, and Hollywood in the form of a classical concerto. Commissioned by Arthur Polson and CBC Radio. Performances: Premiere: Arthur Polson violin, CBC Winnipeg Orchestra, Brian Priestman, conductor,... Read More...

  • Yukon Scenes

    • For flute and orchestra
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    • 1997
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    • 19'

    For flute and piano; or flute, piano and percussion; also flute and chamber orchestra (amplified flute in Ice Crystals). The spirit of the Yukon captured in four sonic picture post cards, echoes of the land, Gold Rush and the people. Spring Flowers 4’; Kate 1898 4’; Ice Crystals 5’; Rendezvous 4’. Difficulty: very good high... Read More...

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