Compositions

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Sonata No.3-piano Play excerpt of Sonata

String Quartet No.2 "Azad" Play excerpt of Sonata

Sevan for Northern Plain flute & orchestra  Play excerpt of Sonata

Piano

Year

Dur
(min)

Three pieces

1967-1969

6

Capriccioso No. 1

1972

1:10

Capriccioso No. 2

1975-1976

1:30

Movement No. 1

1971

2:30

Movement No. 2

1972

4

Movement No. 3

1973

5:30

Movement No. 4

1974

8

Movement No. 5

1975-1976

5

Easy Pieces

1976-1982

10

Elegy

1979

4

Sonata No. 1

1981

13

Sonata No. 2

1989-1991

20

Sonata No. 3  Play excerpt of Sonata

2005

22

Sonata four hands or two pianos

1980

13

Evocations 1-6

1982

11

Vignettes 1-6

1988-1993

12

Vignette No. 7

2004

3

A Alan

1999

1:30

Nemra No. 3

2003

1:30

Odessas 1-13

1996-2006

33

Nicks 1-13

1996-2008

31:44

Sonata No. 4 2007 46
Snowing 2008 3:50
Armenian Canticle 2009

4:40

32 Variations on Bach  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2011-12 41:00
Treize Petits Etudes  View score on ScoreExchange.com  dedicated to Juliet Vardanyan 2014 14:30
Variations on a Theme by Bach  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2013 29:00
Concerto No.1 for Piano and Orchestra  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to pianist Julietta Vardanyan 2014 32
Bach Transcriptions  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2015 6:00
Kaleidoscope  View score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to pianist Yelena Beriyeva 2016 8:20

 

Organ

Year

Dur
(min)

Fantasia

1981

4

Capriccioso No. 3

1981

1

 

Voice and Piano

Year

Dur
(min)

Scythe Song (Andrew Lang) mezzo or alto

1972

2:30

The Blossom (William Blake) mezzo or alto

1975

1:20

Noche (Gabriela Mistral) mezzo or alto

1975-1977

3

Dunkin Donut Fantasies (Toni Fusco) soprano or baritone

1980-1981

11

Hoquet (Leon Damas) soprano or mezzo

1988

5

Aureet Song Cycle (Aureet Bar Yam) soprano

1991-1992

12

Aureet - version with string quartet and piano

1997-1998

 

De Profundis View score on ScoreExchange.com (cycle of three songs, poems by
Georg Trakl and Rainer Maria Rilke) soprano
2008-2009 17

 

Woodwind

Year

Dur
(min)

Duo No. 1  for flute and piano

1970

6:30

Duo No. 2  for flute and piano

1972

4:30

Contours  for clarinet and piano

1974

6

Discourses  for clarinet and cello

1975

12

Triaco  for flute solo

1976

7

Balance  for oboe solo

1977

8

Woodwind Quintet No. 1  for flute, clarinet, oboe, horn, and bassoon

1980

13

Dialogues  for two clarinets

1980

13

Dialogues  (version with added piano)

1998

13

Character Pieces  for four clarinets

1983

15

Mary Had A Cuckoo On the Moon  for three recorders

1989

6

Miniatures 1-12  for bassoon and piano

1996-1999

12

Lumiere Noir  for flute and double bass View score on ScoreExchange.com

2000

12

Armenian Suite  for two oboes and piano version View score on ScoreExchange.com

2005

10

Danzas Ocultas No. 2  for eleven flutes and piccolo  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2012 10
Scintillating Stars  for eleven low flutes  View score on ScoreExchange.com
Commissioned by the Blessing Foundation and dedicated to George Opperman
2015 5:30
Cosmos  for eleven low flutes  View score on ScoreExchange.com
Commissioned by the Blessing Foundation and dedicated to George Opperman
2015 6:15

 

Brass

Year

Dur
(min)

Brass Quintet No. 1  for trumpet, two horns, tenor trombone, and bass trombone

1978

15

Suite for Brass Quintet  for two trumpets, horn. trombone, and tuba or bass trombone

1979

14

Sareebar  for tuba solo, or tuba and percussion

1983

9

In Memoriam Hovaness Shiraz  for trumpet and percussion

1984

8:30

Fanfare Sonata  for trumpet

1986

8

Ode A Nayiri  for horn and piano   View score on ScoreExchange.com

1986

6

Armenian Suite  for trombone and piano  View score on ScoreExchange.com (based on Armenian folk melodies)

2005

10

Armenian Suite  for horn and piano version

2006

10

Horn Quartet “The Three Hornequers”  View score on ScoreExchange.com

2006

7:40

 

Strings

Year

Dur
(min)

Canticles of a Memory  for cello and piano

1973

4

Second Canticle  for cello and piano

1988-1990

5

Fusion  for string quartet, brass (optional), slide projection

1973

variable

Sonata  for violin solo

1975

15

Discourses  for clarinet and cello

1975

12

Nocturne No. 1  for cello solo

1976

9:30

Nocturne No. 2  for cello solo

1977

6

Sonta  for viola solo

1978-1979

16:30

Cantum Eclectis  for solo double bass  View score on ScoreExchange.com

1983

9

Heeshoom No. 1  for mandolin

1986

6

Heeshoom No. 2  for violin and piano

1992

6

Seeroon  for harp

1986

6:30

Round A Square  for guitar and mandolin

1988

9

String Quartet No. 2 “Azad” Play excerpt of string quartet

1989-1990

20

Nemra No. 1  for violin solo

1992

9

Nemra No. 2  for violin solo

1992

8

La Calobra  for guitar duo

1993

10

Lumiere Noir  for flute and double bass View score on ScoreExchange.com

2000

12

Eclipse  for cello and double bass

2001

10

Mi Tango  for guitar View score on ScoreExchange.com

2003,
revised 2010

6

Fantasia Espanola  for mandolin and guitar  View score on ScoreExchange.com

2004

8

Cancion de Cuna (Lullaby)  for guitar View score on ScoreExchange.com 2010 5
Vientos  for violin, guitar and mandolin  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2010

6:30

Third Canticle  for cello and piano View score on ScoreExchange.com 2011 8
Dreamscape  for violin and piano View score on ScoreExchange.com   dedicated to Ricardo Odriozola and Einar Rottingen 2011-12

9

Armenian Petite Suite  for violin and piano View score on ScoreExchange.com 2012

10

Fourth Canticle (revised)  for flute and string quartetView score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to James Pellerite 2013 11
Elegie for a Doll  for violin solo  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2013 11
Canto No. 1 for three guitars  View score on ScoreExchange.com  dedicated to Matt Gould 2014 6:45
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2017 24

 

Mixed Chamber

Year

Dur
(min)

Episodes for Sextet  for flute, oboe, violin, viola, cello, piano

1972-1973

12

Mobile  for flute, harp, and cello

1977-1978

14

Song Cycle (William Blake)
for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, double bass, piano, percussion

1977-1978

18

“Goujhn Ara” Variants  for flute and violin

1981-1982

6

Murmurs of the Sea  for flute, cello, piano

1981

7

Epistles  for violin, oboe, bassoon

1983

11:30

Cage  for violin, clarinet, piano (dedicated to John Cage)

1984

8

Sea Bound Night (text-Paul Brody)  for horn, cello, piano, narrator, (optional) slide projection

1988

12

Lotte  for flute, violin, clarinet, piano, percussion

1989

12

Googleegoo  for oboe, clarinet, bassoon

1993

10

Yerper  for percussion quintet

1993

12

Rondino  for two marimbas, violin, timpani

1994

8

Sonatina  for glass harmonica

1998

12

Homage a Charles Ives  for flute, violin, viola

1999

10

Lumiere Noir  for flute and double bass  View score on ScoreExchange.com

2000

12

Cassiopeia  for clarinet, cello, piano

2003

11

Pleiades  for native American flute, flute, viola, cello, marimba  View score on ScoreExchange.com

2004

13

Perseus  for flute and cello  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2008 6:30
Danzas Ocultas No. 1  for string quintet & woodwind quintet  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2011-12 8
Fourth Canticle-revised  for flute & string quintet  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2013 11:10
Danzas Ocultas No.3  for violin, cello, piano  View score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to The Ars Lunga Duo: Aram Talalyan-cello, Julietta Vardanyan-piano 2014 10
Synthesis for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, & percussion  for flute & string quintet   View score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to Collage New Music Ensemble 2016 9:40
Mi Tango No.2-Al Abstracto for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, & percussion   View score on ScoreExchange.com dedicated to Collage New Music Ensemble 2016 8:25

 

Choir

Year

Dur
(min)

Waiting  for choir and string orchestra (Armenian text by Tatoul Sonentz)

1996

6

Little Songs  for three part children’s choir (text by Eliza Follen)

2005

8

The Infant Born (Christmas Carol)  for mixed choir and celesta (or piano or harp, text by the composer) 2007 2:50

 

Orchestra

Year

Dur
(min)

Symphonia No. 1  for string orchestra

1980-1981

6

Symphonia No. 2  for string orchestra

1982

13

Symphony No. 1

1983

30

Symphony No. 1 (revised)

1990

 

Oratorio “Time of Silence”  for soprano, speaker, chorus, orchestra
(text by the composer and other texts)

1984

60

Oratorio  (revised)

1988

 

Scorpius Rising  for orchestra

1998-1999

11

Symphony No. 2

2000

22

Sevan  for Northern Plain flute, string orchestra, timpani Play excerpt of Sevan

2003

12:25

Armenian Suite  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com (based on Armenian folk Melodies)
Opus One recording released 2013

2005

11

Notlingar  for string orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com (dedicated and written for the Arlington, MA, High School Honors String Orchestra)
2007 6:25
Ouverture Imaginaire  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2009 7
Concerto No.1 for Piano and Orchestra  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2014 32
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  for orchestra  View score on ScoreExchange.com 2017 24