Jubilee Symphony for Orchestra, Symphony No. 5

Jubilee Symphony was commissioned by the University of Missouri–St. Louis for their 50th Jubilee Anniversary, 1963-2013. The symphony was premiered October 9, 2013. The first movement, I. Bellerive, takes its name from the beautiful Bellerive Country Club which became...

Frontier Fancies for Violin and Orchestra

This exuberant set showcases the interaction between the violin and the orchestra. In Fiddleflirt, the instruments are protagonists in a duel of speed and energy. Twilight Dream is an evocative aria and lush respite before the wild tarantella of Dancedevil.

The Birth, Life and Death of Christ for Chamber Orchestra

La Naissance, La Vie et La Mort du Christ (The Birth, Life and Death of Christ) is a 33-minute silent film from 1906 comprised of twenty-five scenes or tableaux, directed by the trail-blazing French filmmaker Alice Guy (1873-1968). The very first woman filmmaker, Guy...

Hypocrisy – Orchestral Suite

13 Movements of Original Music Based on the 1915 Silent Film Directed by Lois Weber Barbara Harbach wrote Hypocrisy, an original film score to the 1915 silent film, Hypocrites, directed by the legendary American director, Lois Weber (1888-1939). The film points out...

Recitative and Aria for Orchestra

Recitative and Aria for Orchestra (2017) are two movements inspired by the life of Edwin Booth (1833-1893), perhaps the greatest American actor, and the greatest Prince Hamlet of the 19th century.  As an actor, Booth toured throughout the United States as well as...