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Full Catalog of Compositions

Music for Stage 

Story Number 2 - For nine instruments and a narrator. 1983/88. [13'] 
Text by Eugene Ionesco. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-00-9 
Catalog #: stagemus-01a 

Story Number 2 - A version for chamber orchestra and narrator. [13'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-70-2 
Catalog #: stagemus-01b 

Fool's Paradise - Opera buffa in five scenes. 1993-94. [1 hr. 20'] 
Based on a story by I.B. Singer. Libretto by Ofer Ben-Amots and William Attias. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-01-6 
Catalog #: stagemus-02 

Read more here. 

The Dybbuk: Between Two Worlds - A chamber opera for soprano, baritone, clarinet, and chamber ensemble. 2007. [1 hr. 30'] 
Based on S. An-sky's play. Libretto by Ofer Ben-Amots and William Atti. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-02-3 
Libretto: ISBN 978-1-939382-68-9 

Catalog #: stagemus-03 

Read More about The Dybbuk here

 

Music for Voice and Orchestra 

The Joyce Cycle - For mezzo-soprano and symphony orchestra. Text by James Joyce. 1984-85. [25'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-10-8 
Catalog #: orchvocl-01 

Celestial Dialogues - For voice, clarinet, strings, and percussion. 1994. [30'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-11-5 
Catalog #: orchvocl-02 

The Dybbuk Suite - For chamber symphony and solo vocalist. 2002. [17'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-12-2 
Catalog #: orchvocl-03 

Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas (Songs from the Pomegranate Garden) - A Judeo-Spanish song cycle for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra. 2004-05. [22'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-13-9 
Catalog #: orchvocl-04a 

Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas - A version for soprano and chamber orchestra. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-14-6 
Catalog #: orchvocl-04b 

 

Music for Orchestra 

Fanfare for Orchestra - For symphony orchestra. Awarded the Kavannagh Prize. 1988. [6'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-03-0 
Catalog #: orchest-01 

Variations on a French Children's Song - For symphony orchestra. 1992. [7'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-04-7 
Catalog #: orchest-02 

The Klezmer Concerto - For solo clarinet, string orchestra, harp, and percussion. 2006. [25'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-07-8 
Catalog #: orchest-04 

Concertino - for clarinet, mandolin, and orchestra. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-08-5 
Catalog #: orchest-05a 

Concertino: From Darkness to Light - for clarinet, mandolin, and orchestra. 2012. [24'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-09-2 
Catalog #: orchest-05b 

Enchanted Landscape - For symphony orchestra. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-81-8 
Catalog #: orchest-06 

 

Music for Brass and Symphonic Band 

The Queen City Fanfare (Inaugural Fanfare) - For trumpet and organ. 2002. [5'] 
Additional versions for brass choir, and for oboe, piano, and percussion. 
Brass choir premiere during inauguration of Colorado College's 12th president, R. Celeste. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-43-6; 978-1-939382-44-3; 978-1-939382-48-1 
Catalog #: brassmus-01 

The Maccabiah Fanfare - For brass ensemble, timpani, and percussion. 
Premiered at the opening ceremony, August 2010, Magness Arena, Denver University. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-49-8 
Catalog #: brassmus-02 

Mt. Fuji Ceremonial Fanfare - For symphonic band. 1996. [10'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-83-2 
Catalog #: symband-01 

 

Music for Choir & Instruments 

Al Naharot Bavel (By the Rivers of Babylon) - A 4-part canon for mixed choir, piano, and percussion. 1988. [4'] 
Text taken from Psalm 137. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-15-3 
Catalog #: chorinst-02 

Psalm 81 (Upon Gitith) - For mixed choir and metal percussion. 1989. [13'] 
Text taken from Psalm 81. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-16-0 
Catalog #: chorinst-03a 

Psalm 81 - A version for all-female choir.
ISBN 978-1-939382-71-9 
Catalog #: chorinst-03b 

Three Love Songs - For mixed choir and piano accompaniment. 1991. [5'] 
1st place and Gold Certificate in the 1991 Roodeport International Competition for Choral Composition, Roodeport, South Africa. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-84-9 
Catalog #: chorinst-04 

Hashkivenu (Song of the Angels) - For SATB chorus, organ, and mixed percussion. Text taken from the Ma'ariv Prayer (Evening Prayer). 1989/90. [8'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-17-7 
Catalog #: chorinst-05 

Mizmor - Ten Degrees of Praise (Psalm 150) for solo soprano clarinet men choir and percussion. 2003. [11'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-18-4 
Catalog #: chorinst-06 

The Heart and the Fountain - For SATB chorus with miscellaneous percussion. 2006. [8'30"] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-19-1 
Catalog #: chorinst-07a 

The Heart and the Fountain - For female choir with miscellaneous percussion. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-20-7 
Catalog #: chorinst-07b 

Hanukkah Songs - For children's choir with piano accompaniment. 
Arrangement of children's songs for Hanukkah. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-91-7 
Catalog #: chorinst-08 

 

Music for A Cappella Choir 

Hineh Al Heharim (Here on the Mountains) - Four to eight part cannon for mixed choir a cappella. 1987. [4'30"] 
Text: Nachum 2, 1-3. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-21-4 
Catalog #: choracap-01 

Ma Tishtochachi Nafshi (Why So Downcast, My Soul) - For mixed chorus. 1987/88. [5'30"] 
Text: Psalm 42. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-22-1 
Catalog #: choracap-02 

Yeeheyu Le'ratzon (May the Words) - For SATB chorus. 1989/90. [5'] 
Text out of the Amidah prayer. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-23-8 
Catalog #: choracap-03 

Nigunim - Five Hassidic Songs - For SATB. 1999/2000. [10'] 
Arrangements of traditional Hassidic songs with or without piano accompaniment. 
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2011. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-24-5 
Catalog #: choracap-04a 

Nigunim - Five Hassidic Songs - For female chorus. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-25-2 
Catalog #: choracap-04b 

Yesusum, Yesusum (The Desert Will Blossom) - For SATB or SSAA chorus. 
Text out of the Isaiah, Chapter 35. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-26-9 
Catalog #: choracap-05a 

Yesusum, Yesusum (The Desert Will Blossom) - For female chorus. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-27-6 
Catalog #: choracap-05b 

 

Chamber Music (Vocal) 

Shtetl Songs - For voice and piano (also, a version for mixed chorus). 1985/86. [18'] 
Based on East-European Yiddish songs. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-29-0 
Catalog #: chamvocl-02 

Psalm 23 - For soprano, clarinet, and percussion. 1990. [5'] 
Premiered at the Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, 1990. 
Performed at the "Music Now" Series, Tel-Aviv Museum, 1991. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-30-6 
Catalog #: chamvocl-03 

Kantes del Verdgel de Granadas (Songs from the Pomegranate Garden) - A Judeo-Spanish (aka 'Ladino') song cycle for voice and piano. 2004. [20'] 
American premiere: James Madison University, Virginia, 2006. Published by Composer's Own Press, 2006. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-31-3 
Catalog #: chamvocl-04 

The Dybbuk Song Cycle - For voice and piano. 2008. [25'] 
A selection of songs out of the opera "The Dybbuk." 
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2011. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-33-7 
Catalog #: 

Kantigas Ulvidadas (Long-forgotten Songs) - A Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) song cycle for voice and piano. 2006. [10'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-32-0 
Catalog #: chamvocl-05 

The Sweet Pain of Love - For solo violin and narrator. 2008. [9'] 
Poem by Nathan Zach. 
The Composer's Own Press, 2011. 
 

Kinah (Lament) - For high voice and piano. 1998. [8'] 
Biblical text: David's lament over the death of King Saul and his son Jonathan (Book of Samuel 2, 1:19-27). 
The Composer's Own Press, 2011. 

 

Chamber Music (Instrumental) 

Ceremonial Music - For saxophone, trumpet, and piano. 1982. [11'] 
Published by Dorn Publications, Medfield, MA, 1986. 

Hashkivenu for String Quartet 1982. [10'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-34-4 
Catalog #: chaminst-01 

Sonata - For cello and piano. 1982. [23'] 
American premiere at Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, 1989. 
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1988. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-35-1 
Catalog #: chaminst-02 

Five Ancient Dances - For clarinet (or flute) and piano. 1983. [13'] 
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1988. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-36-8; 978-1-939382-37-5; 978-1-939382-38-2 
Catalog #: chaminst-03a 

Midnight Dance - For violin (or cello) and piano. 1996. [8'] 
Published by Kallisti Music Press. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-39-9 
Catalog #: chaminst-04a 

Cantillations - For clarinet and cello (or viola). 1997. [10'] 
World premiere at the Merkin Hall, NYC, November 1997: clarinet - Benjamin Fingland, cello - Tanya Ell. 
Published by Kallisti Music Press, Philadelphia, 1997. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-40-5 
Catalog #: chaminst-05 

Prophetic Tropes (Te'amey Nevu'ah) - For trombone (or bass trombone) and extended piano. 1989, Rev. 1999. [11'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2 
Catalog #: chaminst-06 

The Queen City Fanfare - For trumpet and organ. 2002. [10'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-43-6 
Catalog #: chaminst-07a 

The Queen City Fanfare (Viddui and Teru'ah) - For trumpet and organ. 2002. [10'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-43-6 
Catalog #: chaminst-07a 

The Queen City Fanfare (Viddui) - For oboe, percussion and piano. 2003. [4’30"] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-44-3 
Catalog #: chaminst-07b 

The Odessa Trio - For violin, cello and piano. 2008/2013 [30'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2 
Catalog #: chaminst-08 

The Inauguration Fanfare - For two trumpets, organ, and percussion. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-41-2 
Catalog #: chaminst-10 

 

Music for Piano & Organ 

Tango for the Road - For two pianos. 2015. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-73-3 
Catalog #: pnoduo-02 

Sonatina - For solo piano. 1990. 

Praeludium (1990) 
Midnight Dance (1984) 
Mosquito (1989) 
Tambourine (1984) 

ISBN 978-1-939382-50-4 
Catalog #: pno-01 

Akëda - For solo piano. 1999. [8'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-51-1 
Catalog #: pno-03 

The Organ Book of Psalms - For solo organ. 1998/2008. [22'] 
Published by The Composer's Own Press, 2009. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-52-8 
Catalog #: org-01-a-b-c-d 

Individual movements: 

Pastoral Invocation (1998) [7'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-54-2 
Catalog #: org-01a 

The Q Anthem (2008) [5'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-55-9 
Catalog #: org-01b 

Mystical Procession (2009) [5'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-53-5 
Catalog #: org-01c 

Teru'ah (Recessional) (2009) [5'] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-56-6 
Catalog #: org-01d 

 

Music for Solo Instruments 

Avis Urbanus - For amplified flute. 1990. [10'] 
First prize in 2nd Kobe International Competition for Flute Composition. 
Premiered by Hiroshi Koizumi in Kobe, Japan, 1991. 
Publication by Muramatsu Inc., Tokyom 1992. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-71-9 
Catalog #: soloinst-01 

"I, Jerusalem..." - For any solo clarinet. 1991. [4'] 
Published by Kallisti Music Press, 1994. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-58-0 and 978-1-939382-59-7 
Catalog #: soloinst-02 

A Letter to Avigdor - For solo violin. 1990/1999. [10'] 
A version for viola: published by The Composer's Own Press in 1999, recorded by Czech violist Milan Rehak in 2005. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-60-3 
Catalog #: soloinst-03 

The Angel's Lament - For solo clarinet. 1999. [60"] 
ISBN 978-1-939382-62-7 
Catalog #: soloinst-05 

The Red Curtain Dance - For solo oboe or clarinet. 2003. [6'] 
From the chamber opera, "The Dybbuk." 
ISBN 978-1-939382-63-4 and 978-1-939382-65-8 
Catalog #: soloinst-04 

 

Composer’s Manuscripts (Unpublished) 

Miniatures et Collage - For flute. 1977. [5'30"] 
Composer's manuscript, unpublished. 

Shirat Israel- Cantata for mezzo-soprano and orchestra. Hebrew text by CH. N. Bialik. 1978. [12'] 
Composer's manuscript, unpublished. 

Pierrot - Ballet Suite for symphony orchestra. 1981. [50'] 
Composer's manuscript, unpublished. 

A Fool's Journey - For 8-part mixed chorus, piano, and percussion. 1996, Rev. 2008. [12'] 
Medieval poetry by Susskind von Trimberg (13th century). 
Composer's manuscript, unpublished. 

 

Klezmer Music Selections 

The Klezmer Wedding Book - An anthology of Jewish wedding music, for three unspecified C instruments with chord symbols. Supplemental section includes melodies for unspecified Bb instrument. 1993. 

Selections include: Y'did Nefesh --- Dodi Li --- El Ginat Egoz --- Erev Shel Shoshanim --- Siman Tov --- Od Yishama --- Chossn Kalah Mazel Tov --- Hava Nagila --- Sherele --- Et Dodim --- Wedding Waltz --- Ot Azoy Medley --- King David Medley --- Bashana Haba'a --- Ose Shalom — Tzur Mishelo — Birkat Hamazon 

ISBN 978-1-939382-67-2 

Easy Klezmer - Klezmer music for any C or Bb instrument; the score for C instruments with monophonic accompaniment and chord symbols. 1993. 
ISBN 978-1-939382-66-5