Orchestrations

Christmas
Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria soprano, viola and harp
English Carol 12 Days of Christmas chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 3 1   T + 2   strings
English Carol The First Nöel strings
Wesley, Charles Hark the Herald chamber orchestra
English Carol Joy to the World brass:  4 3*(piccolo D trumpet) 3 1
Anderson/Ades/Parish Sleigh Ride children’s chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 2   4 3 3 1   3 perc.   strings
Anderson/Parish Sleigh Ride adult chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 2   4 3 3 1   3 perc.   strings
Schubert Ave Maria tenor solo and orchestra 2 1 2 2   2 1 1 0   harp   strings
Schubert Ave Maria violin solo and orchestra 2 1 2 2   2 1 1 0   harp   strings
Star Spangled Banner
Banner for One a more intimate version, appropriate for a memorial (written and arranged to mark 9/11/01) Orchestra:   2 2 2 2  2 2 3 0   snare drum   strings
Banner for Brass for large brass section (Symphonie Fantastique): 4 horns  4 trumpets  3 trombones   2 tubas
Banner for trumpets 4 trumpets:  1 center stage, the other three off stage (in hall) can be played with or without a conductor
Banner in B written for a Mendelssohn-sized orchestra, to precede Hebrides  (in B major)
Brass, Winds
Tilzer Take me out to the ball game 2 hrns, 2 tpts, 1 trbn
Rouget de Lisle La Marseillaise 1 hrn, 2 trpts, 1 trbn
Gabrieli Canzon X 0 2 2 0   2 4 3 1   (3 choirs)
Chamber
Mozart Variations on Ah! vous dirais-je, Maman violin and viola duet
humann Traumerei violin and cello duet
Classical orchestrations
Brahms Fuguefrom Variations on a theme by  Handel 2 2 2 2   2 2 3 0   timp    strings
Dvorak “Goin Home” From Symphony no. 9: II, arranged for chorus and orchestra
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus horn, 3 trombones and string quintet
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus horn, 3 trombones and string quartet (no cello – standing musicians)
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus 2 clars, 2 bsns and string quartet (no cello - standing musicians)
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus 0 0 2 2   2 2 0 0    strings
Widor Toccata (from Symphony no. 5 for organ) 3 3 2 2   4 2 3 1  timp  strings
Americana
Ives At the River (from Sonata no. 4) For violin solo and orchestra 2 2* 2 2    4 2 0 0    strings
Ives Sonata Set for violin and orchestra (taken from the 4 violin sonatas) 2 2 2 2   4 2 3 1   timp + 1    strings
Porter Begin the Beguine 2 3 2 2   4 3 3 1      strings bongos, maracas, glockenspiel
Irish
Traditional Danny Boy solo trombone and strings
Martin Luther King celebration concerts
Glen L. Jones Praise Ye Jehovah chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0    strings
Miles Davis All Blues guitar solo and orchestra 1 1 2 2   2 1 1 0   strings
Charles Tindley We Shall Overcome strings
Diane Warren Because You Loved Me children’s chorus* and orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0   traps  strings *children sing in unison
Hall Johnson I’ve Been Buked chorus with string quartet
Crosby/Doane Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0   strings
Johnson/Johnson/Carter Lift Ev’ry Voice chorus and chamber orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0   strings
Johnson Lift Ev’ry Voice chorus and chamber orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0 strings (from the hymnal)
Jeremiah Ingalls Mary’s Dream strings
Jeremiah Ingalls Mary’s Dream brass quintet
Andrae Crouch My Tribute chorus and orchestra 2 2 2 0   2 0 0 0   strings
White/Dunn Spirit high voice and orchestra 2 2 2 2   2 2 1 0   traps  vibraphone strings
South African Hymn Siyahamba chorus and orchestra 2* 2 2 2   4 3 3 1  traps/bells/pno  strings
Ellington/A. Parker Come Sunday chorus +  clars bsns vib. celesta strings
Joplin Solace Strings
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