List of compositions by Michael Daugherty


The following list comprises works by American composer Michael Daugherty, arranged by musical forces required.

Michael Kevin Daugherty

CompositionsEdit

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OrchestraEdit

  • Rio Grande (2015) for orchestra
  • American Gothic (2013)
  • Lost Vegas (2012)
  • Radio City: Symphonic Fantasy on Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra (2011)
  • March of the Metro (2008)
  • Ghost Ranch (2005)
  • Tell My Fortune (2004)
  • Time Machine for three conductors and orchestra (2003)
  • Pachelbel's Key for youth orchestra (2002)
  • Philadelphia Stories (2001)
  • Motor City Triptych (2000)
  • Sunset Strip (1999)
  • Route 66 (1998)
  • Leap Day for youth orchestra (1996)
  • Metropolis Symphony (1988–93)
  • Flamingo (1991)

String orchestraEdit

  • Octet: Mendelssohn-Daugherty (2002)
  • Strut (1989)

Concerti with orchestraEdit

  • Tales of Hemingway for cello and orchestra (2015)
  • Dreamachine for solo percussion and orchestra (2014)
  • Fallingwater for violin and string orchestra (2013)
  • Reflections on the Mississippi for tuba and orchestra (2013)
  • Passage to Petra for bassoon, strings and percussion (2011)
  • Trail of Tears for flute and orchestra (2010)
  • Gee's Bend for electric guitar and orchestra (2009)
  • Deus Ex Machina for piano and orchestra (2007)
  • Bay of Pigs for classical guitar and string orchestra (2006)
  • Above Clouds for four horns and orchestra (2005)
  • Crystal for flute, alto flute, and chamber orchestra, from Tell My Fortune (2004)
  • Once Upon a Castle: Symphonie Concertante for organ and orchestra (2003/rev.2015)
  • Fire and Blood for violin and orchestra (2003)
  • Raise the Roof for timpani and orchestra (2003)
  • Tell-Tale Harp for two harps and orchestra, from Philadelphia Stories (2001)
  • UFO for solo percussion and orchestra (1999)
  • Hell's Angels for bassoon quartet and orchestra (1998–99)
  • Spaghetti Western for English horn and orchestra (1998)
  • Le Tombeau de Liberace for piano and orchestra (1996)
  • Mxyzptlk for 2 flutes and chamber orchestra, from Metropolis Symphony (1988)

Symphonic band, concert band, or wind ensembleEdit

  • Of War and Peace (2017)
  • Rio Grande (2015)
  • Winter Dreams (2015)
  • Vulcan (2014)
  • On the Air (2012)
  • Lost Vegas (2011)
  • Bells for Stokowski (2002)
  • Alligator Alley (2002)
  • Red Cape Tango (1999)
  • Niagara Falls (1997)
  • Bizarro (1993)
  • Desi (1991)

Concerti with symphonic band or symphonic windsEdit

  • Reflections on the Mississippi for tuba and symphonic band (2015)
  • The Gospel According to Sister Aimee for organ, brass and percussion (2012)
  • Raise the Roof for timpani and symphonic band (2007)
  • Ladder to the Moon for solo violin and chamber ensemble (2006)
  • Brooklyn Bridge for clarinet and symphonic band (2005)
  • Rosa Parks Boulevard for three trombones and symphonic band (2001)
  • UFO for solo percussion and symphony band (2000)
  • Dead Elvis for solo bassoon and chamber ensemble (1993)

ChorusEdit

  • Mount Rushmore for chorus and orchestra (2010)

Voice and orchestra or chamber ensembleEdit

  • This Land Sings: Inspired by the Life and Times of Woody Guthrie for soprano, baritone and chamber ensemble (2016)
  • Labyrinth of Love for soprano and large chamber ensemble (2012)
  • Letters from Lincoln for baritone and orchestra (2009)
  • TROYJAM for narrator and orchestra (2008)
  • What's That Spell? for two sopranos and chamber ensemble (1995)

OperaEdit

Large chamber ensembleEdit

  • Steamboat for Trombone Choir (2014)
  • The Gospel According to Sister Aimee for organ, brass and percussion (2012)
  • Passage to Petra for solo bassoon, strings and percussion (2011)
  • Asclepius Fanfare for brass and percussion (2007)
  • Ladder to the Moon for solo violin, wind octet, double bass and percussion (2006)
  • Timbuktuba for euphonium/tubas ensemble and percussion (1996)
  • What's That Spell? for two sopranos and chamber ensemble (1995)
  • Motown Metal for brass and percussion (1994)
  • Snap! (1987)
  • Blue Like an Orange (1987)

Small chamber ensembleEdit

  • The Water is Wide for 5 trumpets and organ (2018)
  • The Old Man and the Sea for Cello, Violin and Piano (2016)
  • The Diaries of Adam and Eve for violin, double bass and optional narrators (2016)
  • The Lightning Fields for trumpet and piano (2015)
  • Prayer for two horns and piano (2014)
  • Steamboat for saxophone quartet (2014)
  • Bay of Pigs for acoustic guitar and string quartet (2006)
  • Diamond in the Rough for violin, viola and percussion (2006)
  • Regrets Only for violin, cello and piano (2006)
  • Walk the Walk for baritone saxophone (or bass clarinet or contrabassoon) and percussion (2005)
  • Crystal, from Tell My Fortune for flute, alto flute and piano (2004)
  • The High and the Mighty for piccolo and piano (2000)
  • Used Car Salesman for percussion quartet (2000)
  • Sinatra Shag for solo violin, bass clarinet, cello, piano and percussion (1997)
  • Yo amaba a Lucy (I Loved Lucy) for flute and classical guitar (1996)
  • Lounge Lizards for two pianos and two percussion (1994)
  • Shaken Not Stirred for three percussion and electric bass (1994)
  • Dead Elvis for solo bassoon and chamber ensemble (1993)
  • Lex for electric violin, four percussion, timpani, synthesizers and electric bass (1991)
  • Firecracker for solo oboe, flute (piccolo), bass clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano (1991)
  • Viola Zombie for two violas (1991)
  • Bounce for two bassoons (1988)

Percussion ensembleEdit

  • Used Car Salesman for percussion quartet (2000)

String quartet and pre-recorded soundEdit

  • Paul Robeson Told Me (1994)
  • Elvis Everywhere (1993)
  • Sing Sing: J. Edgar Hoover (1992)

Solo instrumentEdit

  • Viva for violin (2014)
  • Buffalo Dance for piano (2012)
  • Everybody's Got the Right for piano (2012)
  • An Evangelist Drowns for organ (from The Gospel According to Sister Aimee for organ, brass and percussion) (2012)
  • Venetian Blinds for piano (2002)
  • Monk in the Kitchen for piano (2001)
  • Jackie's Song for cello (1996)
  • Piano Plus for piano (1985)

ReferencesEdit