Richard White: Selected Works


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Instrumental

Four Miniatures for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 14
(fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn.) (1967)

(*) Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 17 (1967)

(*) Woodwind Quintet, Op. 24
(fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn.) (1970)

Six Pieces for the Younger Pianist, Op. 29 (1972)
1. Reflections in a Lake
2. Chorale
3. Baile Mexicano
4. Song
5. Ancient Dance
6. Quasimodo's March with Fanfare

Trio for Woodwinds, Op. 30
(fl., ob., bsn.) (1972)

(*) Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 31
4 mvts., (1973)

Four Preludes for Solo Piano, Op. 33 (1974)

Thirty-One Violin Duets, Op. 37
(Easy to medium difficulty) (1974)

(*) Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 38
(3 mvts.) (1974)

(*) Homage To Ives, Op. 46
Based on the Charles Ives song, The Last Reader.
(fl., cl., vla., pno.) (1976)

Music from 'Monday Blew Away', Op. 51
Suite from the opera. (fl., cl., vc., pno.) (1978)

String Quartet #3, Op. 56
(3 mvts.) (1978/79)

(*) Suite for Brass Quintet, Op. 67
(2 tpt., hn., tbn., tba.) (4 mvts.) (1981)

(*) Music for Ten Hands, Op. 84
Arrangements of 7 popular piano pieces for brass quintet. (1986)
1. Golliwog's Cakewalk (Children's Corner) - Debussy
2. Hungarian Folk Tune (For Children, Vol. I, #21) - Bartok
3. Anitra's Tanz (Peer Gynt Suite #1, Op. 46, #3) - Grieg
4. Moment Musical (Op. 94, #3) - Schubert
5. Prelude in d minor (W.T.C., Bk. 1) - J.S. Bach
6. Fugue in d minor (W.T.C., Bk. 1) -- J.S. Bach
7. Asturias (Suite Espaniola) - Albeniz

Scenes From Old Brooklyn, Op. 91
(Piano rags and dances in traditional styles) (1989)
1. Promenade Rag
2. Prospect Park Nocturne
3. Red Hook Rag
4. Flatbush Avenue Waltz
5. Coney Island Rondo
6. Canarsie Drag
7. Cherry Lane
8. Bensonhurst Boogie

Piano Variations, Op. 93
(21 variations on an original theme) (1989/92)

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op 95
(3 mvts.) (1992)

Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Op 96
(3 mvts.) (1992)

Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op 97
(3 mvts.) (1992)

Serenade #2 for Woodwind Quintett, Op. 98
(fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn.) (4 mvts.) (1992)

A Baker's Dozen Plus One, Op. 100
(14 pieces for the intermediate pianist) (1992)
1. Rocking in a Hammock
2. The Dancing Elephant
3. A Brisk Walk
4. In a Rocking Chair
5. Anticipation
6. Awkward Dance
7. The Sad Cuckoo
8. Riding on a Cloud
9. Octave Revels: Canon
10. In a Pensive Mood
11. Petite Waltz: Homage to Chopin
12. A Sunny Day
13. Heavy Traffic
14. Running "Bach to Bach":Invention

Sextet for Piano and Woodwind Quintet, Op. 106
(fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn., pno.) (3 mvts.) (1994)

Variations and Fugue for Percussion, Saxophone, Trombone
and Piano
, Op. 107
(5 percussion players, alto sax., ten. tbn., pno.) (1994)

Suite for Two Guitars, Op. 108
(5 mvts) (1994)
1. Perky Prelude
2. Lament
3. Danza
4. Mournful Sicilienne
5. Finale

An Entertainment for Brass Ensemble, Op. 110
(3 tpt., 4 hn., 3 tbn., b.tbn., tba.) (1994)

Divertimento for Piano and Woodwind Quintet, Op. 111
(fl., ob., cl., hn., bsn., pno.) (5 mvts.) (1994)
1. Prelude
2. Pastorale
3. Gavotte
4. Song
5. Festival

Three Preludes for Solo Guitar, Op. 113 (1995/96)

Spanish Dance for Two Guitars, Op. 114 (1994)

Variations on an Original Theme in Folk-Style for Solo Guitar, Op. 115 (1996/97)

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Orchestral

Eyes of Night-Time, Op. 47
(After a poem by Muriel Rukeyser) (1976)

Concertino for String Orchestra, Op. 48 (1976)

(*) Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 55
(Chamber Orchestra) (1978/79)

(*) Suite from "The Princess and the Organ-Grinder, Op. 58 (1978/79)

(*) Children's Games - Overture, Op 69 (1981 -- rev. 1990)
(A medley of more than thirty famous tunes from the classical symphonic,
operatic, and piano literature.)

(*) Symphony #1, Op. 74
(4 mvts.) (1981/82)

(*) Overture to the Hound of the Baskervilles, Op. 75
(Chamber orch.) (1982)

Symphony #2 for Strings, Op. 79
(3 mvts.) (1984/85)

Symphony #3, Op. 99
(3 mvts.) (1992)

Song of the Open Road, Op 104
(A tone poem inspired by the poem of Walt Whitman)
(Woodwind Quintet and Strings) (1994)

Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 105
(6 mvts.) (1994)

Symphony #4, "Classical", Op. 109
(4 mvts.) (1994)

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Concertos

Concerto Grosso for Brass Quintet and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 73
(3 mvts.) (1981)

Violin Concerto, Op. 101
(3 mvts.) (1992)

Piano Concerto, Op. 102
(3 mvts.) (1992/93)

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Band

Blue Samba, Op 70
(Jazz band) (1981)

Easy Does It, Op. 94
(Jazz band) (1991/92)

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Choral

(*) Missa Brevis #2, Op. 28
(Kyrie, Sanctus-Benedictus, Agnus Dei) (1972)

(*) Praise Ye The Lord, Op. 34
(SATB a capella) (1974)

(*) Three Motets, Op. 35
(SATB a capella) (1974)

(*) Three Psalms, Op. 39
(SATB a capella) (1974)

(*) Alleluia, Op. 40
(SATB a capella) (1974)

(*) O Death, Where is Thy Sting?, Op. 42
(SATB a capella) (1974)

(*) Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?, Op. 59
(SATB a capella) (1979)

(*) Songs of Thankfulness and Praise, Op. 60
(Variations on an original theme) (SATB a capella) (1979)

(*) First Fruits of Bethlehem, Op. 63
(SATB and keyboard) (1980)

(*) Great King of Gods, Op. 64
(SATB a capella) (1980)

(*) Missa Brevis #3, Op. 65
(Kyrie, Sanctus-Benedictus, Agnus Dei) (1980)

(*) Praise Ye The Lord, Op. 66
(SATB and organ) (1980)

Visions of Isaiah, Op. 80
(SATB, bar. solo, and piano) (1985/86)

(*) Bread of Heaven, Op.82
(SATB and organ) (1987)

(*) Missa Brevis #4, Op. 83
(Kyrie, Sanctus-Benedictus, Agnus Dei) (1987)

(*) Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?, Op. 90
(SATB a capella - 2nd version) (1989)

The Lamb (William Blake)
(SATB and organ) (2003)

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Songs

Three Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 12
(Medium voice and piano) (1967)
1. Because I Could Not Stop For Death
2. How Happy Is The Little Stone
3. The Soul Selects Her Own Society

(*) Five Songs of Robert Herrick, Op. 15
(Medium voice, ob., and piano) (1967)
1. The Night Piece, To Julia
2. Corinna's Going A-Maying
3. When He Would Have His Verses Read
4. Interlude (Oboe and piano)
5. Upon Her Feet
6. Proof To No Purpose

(*) Three Songs For My Son, Op. 36
(Medium high voice and piano) (1974)
1. The Lamb (Blake)
2. Away in a Manger (Traditional)
3. Jesus, Tender Shepherd (Duncan)

American Lyrics, Op 49
(Medium high voice and piano) (1976)
1. A Walk in Late Summer (Theodore Roethke)
2. Poem (William Carlos Williams)
3. Kid in the Park (Langston Hughes)
4. A Certain Optimism (Ralph Tyler)
5. I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died (Emily Dickinson
6. Reflections on Ice-Breaking (Ogden Nash)
7. A Pact (Ezra Pound)
8. The End of the World (Archibald MacLeish)

New American Lyrics, Op. 52
(High voice and piano) (1978)
1. Dear March, Come In (Emily Dickinson)
2. Mother Goose's Garland (Archibald MacLeish)
3. To You (Walt Whitman)
4. The Bird's Companion (William Carlos Williams)
5. Nevermore Will The Wind (Hilda Doolittle)
6. Dream Variations (Langston Hughes)
7. The Saddest Words (John Greenleaf Whittier)
8. January (Weldon Kees)
9. I May, I Might I Must (Marianne Moore)
10. a wind has blown the rain away (e.e. cummings)
11. Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening (Robert Frost)
12. Edouard (Ogden Nash)

Calico Pie Rag, Op. 86 (Edward Lear)
(High voice and piano) (1988) (*) Now The Day Is Over, Op. 87 (Baring-Gould)
(Duet for tenor and soprano) (1988)

(*) Newer American Lyrics, Op. 89
(High voice and piano) (1988/89)
1. Song For Billie Holiday (Langston Hughes)
2. End (Langston Hughes)
3. Fantasy In Purple (Langston Hughes)
4. The Party (Ogden Nash)
5. Opinion (Emily Dickinson)
6. Nature, The Gentlest Mother (Emily Dickinson)
7. My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close (Dickinson)
8. I'm Nobody, Who Are You? (Dickinson)
9. The Fly (Ogden Nash)

The Lord's Prayer, Op. 92
(Soprano and piano) (1990)

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Incidental

(*) A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 53
(Incidental music and songs - Shakespeare) (1978/79)

(*) The Tempest, Op. 61
(Incidental music and songs - Shakespeare) (1979/80).

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Operas and Musicals

Monday Blew Away, Op. 50
(A full-length tragic/comic opera) Story and libretto by Ralph Tyler. (1978)

(*) Antonelli's Nose, Op. 85
(A comic/buffo opera in four scenes)
Story (after Gogol) and libretto by the composer. (1986/88)

(*) The Princess and the Organ-Grinder, Op. 57
(A children's musical) Book and lyrics by Richard Engquist,
after a story by Anita Lobel. (1979)

221B: A Musical, Op. 103
(A comedy/mystery based on the Conan Doyle detective, Sherlock Holmes.)
Story, book, and lyrics by the composer. (1993)

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