Works for Voice(s) and Orchestra ...
Echoes of Normandy (1994) (reviews)
For: dramatic tenor, pre-recorded tape, organ and orchestra
Text: Longfellow, Richard Nickson, Louis Simpson (Pulitzer Prize Poet)
FP: June 15, 1994, Myerson Center, Dallas, Texas. Edward Cook, tenor; Paul Riedo, organ; Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton
Four Songs of the Night (1955) 8'
For: soprano and 13 instruments
Text: Richard Nickson
1. O shade of evening
2. A star fell in flames
3. Fall to the night wind
4. On eastern hills
FP: April 19, 1955, Piccolo Teatro Duse, Genoa, Italy, Martha Thomson, soprano; Collegium Musicum Januese conducted by Mario Barbieri
See also: Songs of the Night under Song cycles and solo vocal works
Symphony No. 4 "Memorial Candles" (1985) 60' (reviews) (sound clips)
For: mezzo-soprano, violin, and orchestra
Text: Nelly Sachs
FP: October 10, 1985, McFarlin Auditorium, Dallas, Texas Zehava Gal, soprano; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eduardo Mata
The Trumpet of the Swan (1972)
For: narrator and orchestra see Orchestral works
Visions of Poets (1961) 48'
Dramatic cantata for soprano and tenor soloists, chorus, and orchestra
Text: Walt Whitman
FP: May 15, 1962, Seattle Opera House, Seattle, Washington, Adele Addison soprano; Albert da Costa, tenor; Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Chorale conducted by Milton Katims