Richard Trythall

Compositions

Keyboard Music   Chamber Music   Orchestral Music   Electronic Music

 

Keyboard Music

Piano

Concert works:

Three Pieces, for Piano (1962)

Coincidences, for piano (1969) published by Suvini Zerboni, Milan

Early Piano Works (1976-79): French Movie Music, First Piano Piece, Coming Home, Prelude in B, Jonah

Recital, Eight Compositions for piano  (1979 -1983): Solo, Fantasy, Arabesque 2, Song for You, Insieme, Toccata, Parting Thoughts, Arabesque 1 

Mirage, Eight Compositions for piano (1985-89): A Distant Time, River, Epiphany, Clouds, A Distant Place, Aria, Valley Mist, Voyage

Parts Unknown, Twelve Compositions for piano (1990-91): Prologue, Soliloquy, Intermezzo, Toccata, Adagio, Allegro, Waltz, Fantasy, Etude, Senza Tempo, Melodrama, Night Rider

Mirage for Twofor two pianos (2015): A Distant Time, River, Epiphany, Clouds, Aria

 

Miscellaneous piano works:

Two Haitian Ritual Dances, for prepared piano (1996): Bumba Dance, Juba Dance

Marisa, two pieces for piano, (2000)

Five Pieces in African-American Styles, for piano (1997): Adele's Boogie Woogie, Gospel Road, Pine Rag, Sad Talk Blues, Black Key's Rag

Seven Pieces in Popular American Musical Styles ca. 1920-1940 (2011): Frisky Lady, Hug Me Tight, Marisella, Uptown Blues, Take it in Stride Blues, Thinking of You, Jacksboro Boogie

Sir Roger de Coverley, Jig for 2 Pianos/8 Hands (2009), (accompaniment for Fezziwig's Jig, "The Education of Ebenezer Scrooge")

 

Harpsichord

Suite "Quattro Esercizi di Fantasia" for amplified harpsichord and pre-recorded sounds (1973 rev. 2007) 


Chamber Music

Voice

Four Songs, for Soprano and Piano, on poems from Das Buch der Bilder by Rainer Maria Rilke (1962): Eingang, Erinnerung, Aus einer Sturmnacht, Herbsttag 

Miscellaneous vocal works:

Der Lester und Lella Walzer, for Tenor and piano (2005)

Doretta's Dream - Duet: Magda and Prunier, for Soprano, Tenor and piano (2011)

Woodwinds

Twelve Duets for Treble Instruments (1958)

Variations on a Theme by Haydn, for woodwind quintet and tape  (1976)

Aria, for  flute and piano (1989)

Strings

Twelve Duets for Treble Instruments (1958)

String Quartet (1960)

Trio for Violin, 'Cello and Piano (1963)

Ensemble

Memories are Made of This, for String Quintet, Flute, Clarinet and Piano 4 Hands (2002)

Percussion

Salute to the 'Fifties,  for percussionist and tape (1976)

Bolero, for four percussionists (1979) published by Alfred Publishing

Capriccio, Ballet for 3 percussionists, tape and dancers (1984): Fanfare, Improvisation 1. Latin Loves, Improvisation 2, Marzia (with tape), L'Arcobaleno (with tape), La Tempesta, Bolero

Sweet, Sweet Memories, percussion quartet for xylophone, vibraphone, and marimba (2004)

Youth Chorus

Three Songs for Baritone soloist and chorus on texts by Eric Blau (1973): Jonah Will Appear,  This is the Center of the World, Where are the Angels

A Christmas Cantata, for SATB Youth Chorus and Instruments (1974): Annunciation, Nazareth to Beth, Mary's Lullaby, Gabriel's Song, Gloria, Shepherds in the Fields, Shepherds Worshipping, Annunciation (Reprise), Benediction (Reprise), Finale

The Education of Ebenezer Scrooge, for SATB Youth Chorus, Soloists, Narrator and Readers (2007): Christmas Morn, Oh Oh Mister Scrooge, Humbug I Say, It's All Perfectly Legal, We Understand, the Fezziwig Jig, Hold Me Tight, Lighten Up, God Will Bless All Your Dreams, Merry Christmas Sir, Finale: This is Love/Lighten Up

Orchestral Music

Orchestra

Overture for Orchestra (1958)

Symphonic Movement, for orchestra (1961)

Piece for Small Orchestra (1963)

Costruzione, for orchestra (1967) Available on rental from Theodore Presser Co.

Continuums, for orchestra (1968) Available on rental from Theodore Presser Co.

 

Orchestra and Soloist

Theme and Variations for Piano and Orchestra (1959)

Composition for Piano and Orchestra (1965)

Penelope's Monologue, Concert Aria for Soprano and Orchestra on a text by James Joyce (1966)

Ballad, for piano and orchestra (1982-83)

Electronic Music

Tape Works

Omaggio a Jerry Lee Lewis, for tape (1975)

Study, for Synket and Tape Recorder (1966)

Tape with Acoustic Instruments

Salute to the 'Fifties,  for percussionist and tape (1976)

Variations on a Theme by Haydn, for woodwind quintet and tape  (1976)

Suite "Quattro Esercizi di Fantasia" for amplified harpsichord and pre-recorded sounds (1973/2007) 

Multi-media Event

Verse, an hour long multi-media event for slides, film and tape (1970-71)

Ballet Music

Bolero, for four percussionists (1979) published by Alfred Publishing

Capriccio, Ballet for 3 percussionists, tape and dancers (1984): Fanfare, Improvisation 1. Latin Loves, Improvisation 2, Marzia (with tape), L'Arcobaleno (with tape), La Tempesta, Bolero

 

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