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Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1976)
Duration: 58'
A play for actors and orchestra
Text: Tom Stoppard


A Streetcar Named Desire (1998)
Duration: 165'
Libretto: Philip Littell Soprano, Soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, 2 speaking roles, silent


Concerto for Cello (1960)
Duration: 26'
Not currently available for rental

Concerto for Guitar (1960)
Duration: 25'

Principals (1980)
Duration: 14'

Reflections (1981)
Duration: 13'
English horn and Cello

Concerto for Piano (1985)
Duration: ca 28'

Honey and Rue (1992)
Duration: ca 27'
Soprano, orchestra and rhythm section
Text: Toni Morrison

The Magic Number (1995)
Duration: 17'
Text: Dory Previn Shannon

Vocalise (1995)
Duration: 4'
Soprano and Cello

Sallie Chisum Remembers Billy the Kid (1995)
Duration: 10'
Text: adapted by Michael Ondaatje from a text by Walter Noble Burns
Also available as Piano score

Diversions (1999)
Duration: ca 20'

Violin Concerto ("Anne-Sophie") (2001)
Duration: 38'

Double Concerto for Violin, Double Bass and Orchestra (2004)
Duration: 25'
Violin, Double bass

Chamber / solo

Two Little Serenades (1970)
Duration: 6'
Violin and piano

Paraphrase on a Theme of William Walton (1973
Duration: 4'

Four Outings for Brass (1974)
Duration: ca 12'
Horn, two trumpets, trombone, tuba

Peaches (1978)
Duration: 5'
Flute and piano

Matthew's Piano Book (1979)
Duration: ca 14'
Ten Pieces for Students

Triolet for Brass (1985)
Duration: 18'
Horn, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba

A Wedding Waltz (1986)
Duration: ca 2'
2 oboes and piano

Variations on a Theme by Haydn (1990)
Duration: ca 16'

Cello Sonata (1993)
Duration: 31'
Cello and piano

Sonata for Violin, "Vineyard" (1994)
Duration: 25'
Violin and piano

Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon (1994)
Duration: 19'

Bassoon Sonata (1997)
Duration: 14'
Bassoon and piano

Hoch soll Er Leben (1997)
Duration: 3'
Horn, two trumpets, trombone, tuba
Not currently available for rental

Tango Song and Dance (1998)
Duration: 16'
Violin and piano

String Quartet with Soprano (2003)
Duration: 27'
Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello, Soprano


Three Arias from "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1998)
Soprano (and Tenor, optional)
I want magic
I can smell the sea air
I was a boy

Five Songs (1977)
Duration: 13'
Morning has Spread Again
Home Is So Sad
Friday Night in the Royal Station Hotel
Talking in Bed
The Trees
Mezzo-soprano and piano
Text: Philip Larkin

Four Songs (1994)
Duration: ca 20'
The Lacemaker
Soprano, cello, and piano
Text: Toni Morrison

Two Remembrances (1995)
Duration: 7'
A Love Song
Soprano, alto flute, and piano
Text: Else Lasker-Schüler (translation by Michael J. Gillespie) and Frau Ava (translation by Willis Barnstone)

Three Dickinson Songs (1999)
Duration: ca 10'
As imperceptibly as grief
Will there really be a morning?
Good morning midnight
Soprano and piano
Text: Emily Dickinson

The Giraffes Go to Hamburg (2000)
Duration: 12'
Text: Isak Dinesen, from "Out of Africa"
Soprano, alto flute, and piano

String Quartet (With Soprano) (2003)
Duration: 27'


W. A. Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp, C major, K 299
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20, D minor, K 466 (3rd mvt.)
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, C minor, K 491 (1st mvt.)


Coco (1960)
Text: Alan Jay Lerner

The Good Companions (1964)
Text: Johnny Mercer

Movie Scores

Over 50 scores, e.g.:
Bad Day at Black Rock (1954)
Elmar Gantry (1960)
The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1961)
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

13 Academy Nominations

  • 4 Oscars for
  • Gigi (1958)
  • Porgy & Bess (1959
  • Irma la Douce (1963)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)

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