The arc of improving compositional quality control begins in 1992 and continues to this day. Music listed prior to that date should be reviewed with a grain of salt. Make that two grains.


Chamber Music // Duets // Flute Ensembles // Orchestral // Playback // Light Entertainments // Solo // Strings // Theater Music // Theater Pieces // Vocal (Unaccompanied) // Vocal (with Instruments) // Music That Distressed My College Teachers


A Conversation Piece
10 performers in a living room tableau with a piano and numerous other props (1976)

A Song, a Dance and a Spizder
B-flat clarinet, alto sax, violin, cello, piano, finger cymbals, speaker, soprano, cicadas (1992)

A Tangoed Web
chamber orchestra with solo percussion (2002)

Ahmed Lives in Istanbul and Drives a Taxi
SATB chorus with tenor solo (1995)

Alice’s Music Box
harp, piano, xylophone, marinba (2017)

Along the Karakash
flute, B-flat clarinet, cello, piano (2016)

Alt Basalt
alto, alto, and bass flutes (2012)

And Dymn the Welkin
tenor solo, SATB chorus, piano, 2 electric guitars, percussion (1976)

Autumn Attic
2 pianos (2004)

Bassooner or Later
bassoon quartet (2003)

Billions of Brazilians
flute, alto sax, trumpet, French horn, trombone, marimba, string bass, percussion (billions of ’em) (1989)

ContraDiction
double bass (2003)

Cowbellies
B-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, cello (1995)

Cowbellies [arranged for string quartet]
string quartet (1995-2008)

Crapsody For Orchestra
pick-up chamber orchestra (1970)

crasta nation
3 rappers, SATB chorus, boombox with drum and bass tracks (2007)

Dandelion Wine Incidental Music
Midi instruments (2007)

Einfalt Basalt
alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute (2018)

Euphonicum Tangenturis
flute, clarinet, piano (2010; revised 2013)

Eventful Heroics
seven-part flute choir [piccolo, 4 C flutes, alto, bass] (2014)

Fall In Arches
seven-part flute choir [piccolo, 4 C flutes, alto, bass] (2012)

Forbidden Flute
flute, piano (2004, revised 2012)

Forbidden Kitchen
full orchestra (2006/2008)

Fossick
B-flat clarinet, violin (1995)

Fred
string quartet (2006)

Gestalt Basalt
alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute (2018)

Going Like Sixty
B-flat clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion (1997)

Grande Oeuvreture to Snoratorio
pick-up chamber orchestra (1970)

Hornblende
5 French horns (2006); brass quintet (2010)

Hunting Tuna
brass quintet (1994)

In the forest, 400 owls discover a giant badger; it’s raining
B-flat clarinet, piano (2003, revised 2013)

Incandescendence
string quartet (2003, revised 2013)

Incubus
4 overdubbed recorders (1974)

It’s always ourselves we find in the sea
piccolo, 2 violins, viola, cello (2017)

Katmandon’t
B-flat clarinet, baritone sax, B-flat trumpet, marimba, harpsichord, piano (1997)

Khartoumaraca
B-flat clarinet, marimba, cello (1994)

Les visions de Bellimar
flute, viola, piano (2013)

Lucille
string quartet (2007, revised 2014)

Mice
soprano, tenor, piano, harpsichord, mousetraps (1989)

Misery Loves Accompaniment
singer, spinning chorus of 6, piano, playback (1979)

O Solo Violo
viola + playback (2013)

Out of Cahoots
2 pianos (1996, revised 2004)

Out of the Dark
B-flat clarinet, violin, keyboard synthesizer (1994)

Phonographic Memories
seven-part flute choir [piccolo, 4 C flutes, alto, bass, with optional contrabass] (2015)

Pianomadic
piano (2005, revised 2013)

Quibbling With Quokkas
B-flat clarinet, bassoon, marimba, cello, piano (2000) Essential Music commissioned this fine tune but disbanded before performing it. That’s too bad because it really deserves a chance to be heard outside of its midi universe.

Ricercarturo
violin, piano (2018)

Running Lights
B-flat clarinet, soprano sax, Bb trumpet, marimba, violin, piano (1994)

Shebango
B-flat clarinet, violin, piano (1998)

Somewhere East of Topeka
B-flat clarinet, calliope (synthesizer) (1994)

Streams of Conscience
flute, piano (2017)

Tannerka
Bb clarinet, violin, cello, piano (2002, revised 2017)

The Fifth Universal Principle of Alignment
eight-part flute choir [piccolo, 4 C flutes, alto, bass, contrabass] (2012)

The Help Me Rondo
Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, cello, gong, piano (1995)

The Missing Inn March
B-flat clarinet, alto sax, bass clarinet, B-flat trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba, percussion (1996)

The Third Highway
concert and alto flutes, violin, piano (2014)

The View from Six Windows
flute, B-flat clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello (2016)

TM2D
string quartet (2005)

Totalitoccata
Midi instruments (2007)

Transcendental Medication
alto sax, bass clarinet, cello, piano (2001)

Urban Renewaltz
full orchestra (2001)

Utopiano
piano (2004)