Roger Rhodes Music, Ltd.


The Music of David Van Vactor

Catalogue of Compositions

[Index] [Key to Symbols]


Orchestra Music

Full Orchestra

ARMED FORCES MEDLEY (1951) (8:00)
(F) 3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 T P - Str
COM: Knox County Schools, KSO, DVV

DIVERTIMENTO FOR SMALL ORCHESTRA (1939) (20:00)
(F #3328) 1111-111 Pfte - Str
Allegretto: Presto bizzarro; II. Ballad: Andante; III. Waltz: Allegretto;
IV. Song and Dance: Larghetto-Allegro giocoso.
Ravinia Park: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, DVV. Also Yaddo Chamber Orch, WOR Orchestra, NBC Orchestra of Chicago

EL-A-NOY (n.d.)
arrangement of traditional 19th c. song that encourages the settlement of Illinois.
4444 - 543Tuba-timpani-2 percussion-harp-strings
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FANFARE FOR ORCHESTRA (1943) (4:00)
(F #5422) 4 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T P - Str
COM: Indianapolis Symphony, Sevitzky

FANTASIA, CHACONNE AND ALLEGRO (1957) (13:00)
(F #7853) 3 3 2 3 - 4 2 3 1 T P Pfte - Str
COM: Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney

FIVE SMALL PIECES FOR LARGE ORCHESTRA (1929) (17:00)
(F #2869) 2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 T H - Str
I. Miniature March; II. Waltz; III. Scherzo; IV. Lento; V. Rondo-finale.
Ravinia Park: Chicago Symphony, DeLamarter. Also Illinois Symphony

"HOLY MANNA" CHORALE PRELUDE (1974) (5:00)
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T P H - Str
Instrumental chorale prelude to a hymn tune which audience may sing with orchestra.
COM: Baptist Sunday School Convention, Nashville Symphony

INAUGURATION: FANFARE AND MARCH (1960) (6:00)
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 4P H Org - Str
COM: University of Tennessee for presidential inauguration of Dr. Andrew Holt, KSO, DVV.

MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH (1932) (5:00)
(F #2873) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 3 1 T P - Str
Tone Poem after Edgar Allan Poe.
Chicago Civic Orchestra, DeLamarter. Won award in the Gustavus Swift Composition Contest

MUSIC FOR THE MARINES (1943) (See Symphony No. 2)

ODE, from MUSIC FOR THE MARINES (See Symphony No. 2)

OVERTURE "CRISTOBAL COLON" (1930) (18:00)
4 4 4 4 - 4 3 3 1 T 5P H - Str

OVERTURE TO A COMEDY NO. 1 (1934) (10:00)
(F #2907) 3 2 2 3 - 4 2 3 1 T P - Str
Illinois Symphony, DVV, 1938. Also St. Louis, Oklahoma, Chicago, and NY Philharmonic

OVERTURE TO A COMEDY NO 2 (1941) (6:00)
(F #3344) 3 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 T P H - Str
Indianapolis Symphony, Sevitzky. Also Montreal, Philadelphia, National, Chicago, St. Louis,
San Francisco, and NY Philharmonic.

PASSACAGLIA AND FUGUE IN D MINOR (1933) (10:00)
(F #2862) 2 2 2 3 - 4 3 3 1 T - Str
Chicago Civic Orch, DVV. Also Chicago Symphony, National, Cleveland, & Columbus Sym.

PRELUDE AND MARCH (1950) (9:00)
(F) 3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 T P - Str
I. Andante; II. Allegro marziale; III. Tempo di marcia.
COM: Northwestern University Centenary Committee. NU Symphony, DVV.

RECITATIVE AND SALTARELLO (1946) (16:00)
(F) 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 T P H - Str
Kansas City: Allied Arts Orchestra, DVV.

SEWANEE SUITE (1963) (11:00)
(F) 3(alto fl. ad lib) 3 3 2 - 4 3 3 1 T 3P Pfte - Str
I. Allegro moderato; II. Andante; III. Scherzo; IV Allegro giusto.
COM:  Sewanee Summer Music Camp. Sewanee Symphony, DVV.

SINFONIA BREVE (1964) (7:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 31 T 3P - Str
COM: Brevard Festival Orchestra. FP: Santiago, Chile, DVV

SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA ON CHILEAN FOLK TUNES (1963) (13:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T 4P H Pfte Cel - Str
I. El Cuando; II. El Aire; III. Zamacueca; IV. Zapateo
KSO, DVV.

SYMPHONIC SUITE (1938) (19:00)
(F #3356) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T P H - Str
I. Maestoso-Allegro moderato e marcato; II. Largo;
III. Allegretto, tempo di valse; IV. Chorale and finale.
COM: Ravinia Park, Chicago Symphony, DVV. Also Chicago Sym in Chicago.

SYMPHONY NO. 1 in D (1937) (32:00)
(F #3355) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T P Pfte - Str
I. Largo; II. Adagio ; III. Allegretto ma non troppo; IV. Moderato assai.
NY Philharmonic Prize. NY Phil, DVV, 1939. also Chicago & Cleveland Symphonies

SYMPHONY NO. 2 (Music for the Marines)(1943) (25:00)
(F #5421) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T P H - Str
I. Allegro giusto; II. Adagio-quasi andante; III. Tempo di marcia
COM: 6th Marine Corps, Indianapolis Symphony, Sevitzky. Also Chicago Symphony

SYMPHONY NO. 3 IN C MAJOR (1958) (27:00)
(F #5964) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 (tenor tuba) T 4P Pfte - Str
I. Allegro moderato; II. Adagio; III. Allegretto: Iv. Allegro giusto.
Composed while Guggenheim Fellow. Pittsburgh Symphony, Steinberg.
N.B. Originally performed and recorded as Symphony No. 2.

SYMPHONY NO. 4 (See "Walden" for Chorus and Orchestra)

SYMPHONY NO. 5 (1975) (18:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 31 T P H - Str
I. Allegretto; II. Adagio assai; III. Allegro marziale.
COM: Tennessee Arts Commission. KSO, Arpad Joo. Also Memphis Sym, Vincent de Frank.

SYMPHONY NO. 6 FOR ORCHESTRA OR WINDS & PERCUSSION (1979-80)
(F) 3 3 3 2 - 4 3 3 1 T P H - Str
I. Allegro moderato; II. Andante; III. Allegro vivo
 

SYMPHONY NO. 7 (1982) (24:00)
(F) 3 3 3 2 - 4 3 3 1 T P H - Str
I. Moderato sostenuto - Allegro marcato; II. Andantino e dolce; III. Allegro scherzando;
IV. Lento expressivo; V. Moderato assai - Allegro vivo.

TROJAN WOMEN SUITE (1959) (17:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T 4P Pfte - Str
I. "Hecuba" Moderato assai; II. "Polyxena" Lento con moto; III. "Helen" Moderato assai.
Galesburg, Illinois Sym, Gilbert Trythall, 1962

UNITED NATIONS FANFARE ( 1944) (10:00)
2 2 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T 3P H - Str
National Anthems of China, France, Great Britain, Russia, USA.
COM: Kansas City Philharmonic, DVV

VARIAZIONI SOLENNE (1941) (9:00)
(F #3783) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 31 T P H - Str
Chicago Sym, DVV. Also Municipal Orch of Rio de Janeiro & Sym Orch of Chile, DVV.

Full Orchestra w/Chorus

CANTATA FOR TREBLE VOICES AND ORCHESTRA (1947) (21:00
(F) 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 0 0 T P H - Str
(NB. Overture (4:30) can be performed separately)
I. "La Alegria Profunda: (Daniel de laVega)
II. "Alma, no me digas nada" (Juan Guzman Cruchaga)
III. "La Mariposa Muerta: (Eugenio Florit)
IV. "Cancion de la cuna: (Max Jara)
V. "Libre la frente" (Ruben Dario)
COM: Kansas City Conservatory Chorus, Allied Arts Orchestra, DVV.

CHRISTMAS SONGS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (1961) (12:00)
2 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 T P - Str
KSO, Knox County Schools Chorus, DVV

CREDO, for Mezzo-Soprano Solo, Chorus, and Orchestra (1941) (30:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 1 T P H - Org - Str - Cho: SATB
Text by Booth Tarkington
COM: Indianapolis Symphony, Sevitzky, Herte Glaz, Soprano.
Later Broadcast over CBS: ETHS Orch, Evanston, IL

EPISODES - JESUS CHRIST (1977) (40:00)
1&picc 1&EH 1&Bcl 2 - 2 2 3 1 T P Pfte - Str - Cho: SATB soli, SATB tutti
(Dramatic Cantata about the life of Christ)
COM & FP: Knoxville Choral Society, J. B. Lyle, dir.

'THE NEW LIGHT" Christmas Cantata for Orchestra, Narrator, Soprano Solo, Baritone Solo, Boys' Voices, and Mixed Chorus (1954) (32:00)
3 2 2 2 - 4 2 2 1 P - Org - Str
KSO: Univ of Tenn Chorus (Ambrose Holford, dir), DVV

VENI IMMANUEL for Chorus, Orchestra, and Two Brass Choirs (1974) (7:00)
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 31 T 3P H - Str
COM: Univ of Tenn Chorus and Orch, Don Neuen

"WALDEN" (SYMPHONY NO. 4) (1971) (22:00)
(F) 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T 2P H - Str - Chorus: SATB
(Text from Thoreau) Click here for text.
I. The Universe; II. Interlude; III. Chorale; IV. Allegro scherzando
KSO, DVV, Maryville College Choir, Harry Harter, dir.

Concertos

ANDANTE AND ALLEGRO FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND STRINGS (1972) (8:00)
COM: Cecil Leeson. KSO, DVV, Douglas Masek, soloist.

CONCERTO A QUATTRO for Three Flutes, Harp, and Orchestra (1935) (15:00)
(F #926m) 0 1 1 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 T - Str
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock

CONCERTO FOR FLUTE (1932) (20:00)
(F #929m) 0 1 1 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 T H - Cel - 6 viole, 4 'celli, 2 cb.
I. Allegro; II. Lento tenerezza: III. Allegro scherzando; IV Adagio.
Chicago Civic Orchestra, Eric DeLamarter, Caroline Solfranck, soloist

CONCERTO FOR VIOLA (1940) (20:00)
(F #1125v) 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 2 H - Str
I. Moderato; II. Allegro moderato e marcato; III. Larghetto; IV. Allegro giusto.
Ravinia Park: Chicago Sym, DVV, Milton Preeves, soloist.
Also Chicago Sym in Chicago.

CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN (1951) (19:00)
(F) 3 1 2 2 - 2 2 1 T P H - Str
I. Allegretto, tempo giusto; II. Adagietto; III. Intermezzo; IV. Finale: Moto perpetuo.
KSO, DVV, William Starr, soloist

PASTORALE AND DANCE for Flute and Strings (1947) (10:00)
(F) I. Largo; II. Allegro moderato e giocoso
COM: Roy Harris for the Summer Music Festival at Colorado Springs College.
Colorado Springs Orch, Roy Harris, DVV, soloist

SUITE FOR THREE OR FOUR TRUMPETS, ONE TRUMPETER AND WIND ENSEMBLE OR STRINGS

SUITE FOR TRUMPET AND SMALL ORCHESTRA (1962) (11:00)
(F) 1&picc, 1 1 1 - 3 0 3 1 T P Pfte - Str
I. Allegro moderato; II. Lento con licenza; III. Allegro molto e giusto.
KSO, DVV, Jerold Gerbrecht, soloist.

String Orchestra

ADAGIO MESTOSO (1941) (7:00)
(from String Quartet in C, No. 1)

ANDANTE, QUASI ALLEGRETTO for String Orchestra (1945)
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CHACONNE FOR STRING ORCHESTRA (1928) (9:00)
(F #1736s) Rochester Sym, Howard Hanson. Also Illinois Sym, Albert Goldberg

FIVE BAGATELLES FOR STRINGS (1938) (20:00)
(F #1752s) I. Moderato; II. Gavotte-allegretto; III. Largo, ma non troppo;
IV. Menuetto-allegretto grazioso; V. Allegro giocoso
Saidenberg Symphonietta, Saidenberg. Also WOR Orch, Chicago Sym.

FUGUE in F for Strings (3-voice) (1971) (2:30)
Lento
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GAVOTTA FOR STRINGS
Originally
Tempo di Gavotta for Woodwind Quintet
Arranged for strings by the composer
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INTRODUCTION AND PRESTO (1947) (7:00)
(F) Kansas City Allied Arts Orch, DVV. Also Detroit Sym, Krueger.

LARGO for String Orchestra (7:00)
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"LOUISE" A Requiescat for String Orchestra (1970) (5:00)
(F) KSO, DVV

PRELUDE AND FUGUE IN C (1974) (4:00)
(F) West Knox County Orchestra, Corine Rhodes, MENC Convention, New Orleans, 1975.

THREE SUZUKI CANONS (1969) (4:00)

THREE-VOICE CANON with a Free Part (1971) (1:30)
Larghetto
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String Orchestra w/Soloists

ANDANTE AND ALLEGRO FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND STRINGS

"NACHTLIED" FOR SOPRANO AND STRINGS

PASTORALE AND DANCE FOR FLUTE AND STRINGS

SARABANDE CON VARIAZIONE for Brass Quintet and Strings or Wind Ensemble (1969) (7:00)
(F) KSO Connoisseur Concert, DVV, Univ of Tenn Brass Quintet.

SUITE FOR THREE OR FOUR TRUMPETS, ONE TRUMPETER AND STRINGS

Symphonic Band

Band

The ELEMENTS FOR WINDS AND PERCUSSION (1978)(13:30)
I. Terra - largo, II. Aqua - moderato grazioso, III. Aer - Scherzando, IV. Ignis - moderato,  V. Ether -lento con moto
University of Tenn Concert Band, DVV

FOUR ETUDES FOR WINDS AND PERCUSSION (1968) (15:00)
I. Lento-Allegro; II. Adagio-lugubre; III. Scherzetto-con allegria; IV. Allegro moderato e giusto
University of Tenn Concert Band, DVV

NOSTALGIA "Homage to Percy Wenrich" (1975) (5:00)
I. "When You Wore a Tulip"; II. "On Moonlight Bay"; III. "Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet"
Univ of Tenn Concert Band, DVV

PASSACAGLIA, CHORALE AND SCAMPER (1964) (11:00)
(F #7887) (RRM) Univ of Tenn Concert Band, DVV

"SET OF FIVE" MARCHES FOR WIND BAND AND PERCUSSION (1972) (15:00)
(F) I. Allegro, poco pesante; II. Allegretto: III. Grave e lugubre;
IV. Allegro moderato, sempre marcato; V. Allegro molto, tempo di galoppo
Knoxville: Bearden HS Band, John Abel, dir.

SYMPHONY NO. 6 FOR WINDS & PERCUSSION (1979-80)
I. Allegro moderato; II. Andante; III. Allegro vivo 

XONTQUIERS, March for Band between 1936-43?)

Band w/Soloists

SARABANDE CON VARIAZIONE for Brass Quintet and Strings or Wind Ensemble (1969) (7:00)
(F) KSO Connoisseur Concert, DVV, Univ of Tenn Brass Quintet.

SUITE FOR THREE OR FOUR TRUMPETS (D,Bb,Eb, Eb picc.), ONE TRUMPETER, AND WIND ENSEMBLE OR STRINGS (1972) (8:00) Wind Ens: picc, 2 fl, ob, 3 cl, bcl, cacl, bn, 2 hn, timpani.
I. Lento; II. Allegro giusto: Doppio Movimento; III. Adagio; IV. Allegro vivo.
COM: Patrick McGuffey (Principal, Nashville Symphony)
FP: UT Concert Band, McGuffey, soloist

Vocal Music

Choral

AFTER-SCHOOL MARCHING SONG (2:00)
(Text by DVV) for piano and children's chorus
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ANTHEM (ASCENSION DAY COLLECT) (1/26/1961) (6:00)
SATB & Organ
Knoxville: Church of the Ascension
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CHORAL FANFARE (PSALM 19) (1957) (3:00)
SATB a capella
Nashville
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EIGHT A CAPELLA CHORUSES FROM "A SHROPSHIRE LAD" (1953) (15:00)
(F) (G) (Text by A. E. Housman)
Knoxville: Carousel Theatre, Univ of Tenn Singers, Richard Brothers, dir
N.B. Only four choruses are published by Galaxy

"HAUPT VOLL BLUT UND WUNDEN" (1941) (5:00)
SATB  2 pianos

A LITTLE HYMN "Behold the Spirit of the Volunteer" (1948)
Lyrics by Frances Johnston
Chorus: S-MS-S-T-Bar-B
Scored for Brass Choir: 6 Bb Trumpets, 6 Trombones, Timpani, Percussion
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Vocal Solo w/Piano

"A CHILD'S PRAYER AT DAWN (n.d.)
for Soprano, Piano, and Three Descant Voices
Text by Dorothy Brown Thompson
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"DU BIST MEIN" (1926) (2:00) (Text anonymous)

"DU BIST WIE EINE BLUME" (1926) (2:00) (Text by Heinrich Heine)

"GEFUNDEN" (1927) (2:00) (Text by Goethe)

"HOW CAN I SING LIGHT-SOULED AND FANCY FREE" (1930) (3:00)
(Text by Lorenzo de'Medici)
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"I KNOW A MAIDEN FAIR" (1930) (3:00)
(Text by H. W. Longfellow from "Des Knaben Wunderhorn"
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"LONDON" (1958) (5:00)
(Text by William Blake)
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"MY LIFE CLOSED TWICE" (1949) (2:00)
(Text by Dorothy Parker)

"NYDIA" (1959) (5:00)
(Text by Sir Edward G. D. Bulwer-Lytton)
The Blind Flower Girl's Song from The Last Days of Pompeii
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"REQUIESCAT" (1932) (2:00) (Text by Oscar Wilde)
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"SPRING AND FALL" (1958) (2:30)
(Text by Gerald Manley Hopkins)
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"TANZ LIED" (1926?)
Allegro - Tempo di valse

"TRES RIMAS" (1928) (5:00)
(Text by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer)
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Rima XXIII is available for download. Click here.
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VOCALISE (1953) (1:45)

Vocal Solo w/Ensemble

"LUCKY'S TIRADE" FOR TENOR, FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET, & BASSOON (1978)
(Text from "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett
Score and Parts available from the Fleisher Collection.

"NACHTLIED" FOR SOPRANO AND STRING QUARTET (or String Orchestra) (1935) (10:00)
(Text
(F) from Nietzsche's "Thus Spake Zarathustra")
Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Chicago Philharmonic Quartet, Agatha Lewis, soprano.

THREE SONGS FOR SOPRANO, ALTO FLUTE, ENGLISH HORN, AND BASS CLARINET
(or Violin, Viola, and 'Cello) (1976) (5:00)
(Text from D. H. Lawrence)
I. "Nonentity" - Lento con tristezza;
II. "Baby Asleep after Pain" - Allegretto, con moto;
III. "After the Opera" - Allegro marcato
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Score and Parts available from the Fleisher Collection.
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VOCALISE FOR  VOICE AND STRINGS (1959) (1:45)
Arrangement of Vocalise (1953)

Other Music

Ballet

BRASS OCTET (1963)
Choreography by Kay Knight, Ball State Univ, Muncie, IN, 1968

DANCE CONTRASTS (1961)
Music: Introduction and Presto for Strings
Choreography by May O'Donnell & Company

THE PLAY OF WORDS (1931)
Five solo dancers, one formal stage set, flute, harp, percussion (later rescored for 26 players)
Chicago: Goodman Theatre, DeLamarter, cond, 1934

SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA ON CHILEAN FOLK TUNES (1963)
Choreography by Irma Witt O'Fallon, Knoxville, 1965

Film

"JUNGLE OF THE SOUL" (1969) (32:00)
Raven Harwood, Author

SYMPHONY NO. 3 (originally No. 2)(rehearsal) (1957)
U.S. Information Service Picture
"Symphony Across the Land"
Shown at World's Fair, Brussels, 1958

Chamber Music

String Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet

DIVERTIMENTO FOR TWO VIOLIN AND VIOLA (1942) (10:00)
I. Allegro giocoso; II. Poco adagio; III. Presto scherzando
Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago, 1942.
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DUETTINO FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLONCELLO (1952) (13:00)
I. Allegretto; II. Intermezzo: Allegro; III. Lento; IV. Chaconne: Moderato con moto
Univ of Tenn: William Starr, vln; Joan Coulliette, vc.
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IMPROVISATION AND COURANTE FOR VIOLONCELLO (6/15/1969) (5:00)
Univ of Tenn: Mary Fraley Johnson, vc.
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STRING QUARTET IN C, No. 1 (1940) (10:00)
I. Allegro moderato; II. Adagio assai e mestoso; III. Presto, ma non troppo;
IV. Largo con moto-Allegro vivo
Jacques Gordon Quartet, Chicago, 1941. also Budapest Quartet on tour 1946.
 
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STRING QUARTET No. 2 (1949) (15:00)
I. Allegro alla marcia; II. Lento; III. Allegro moderato
Univ of Tenn String Quartet, Nashville, 1950
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DUO for VIOLA & CONTRABASS (1966) (8:00)
also known as:
THREE PIECES FOR VIOLA AND DOUBLE BASS
I. Passacaglia; II. Canzonetta - Lento ; III. Allegro (never written)
Knoxville: Lee Rhodes, vla; Roger Rhodes, db.
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THREE SUZUKI CANONS (1969)
I. Allegro (Unison); II. Allegretto (Unison); III. Moderato (Fifth down)
Three violin parts.
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Strings with other instruments

LENTO FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (1952) (4:00)
Knoxville: William Starr, vln; Constance Starr, pfte
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"NACHTLIED" FOR SOPRANO AND STRING QUARTET

PIECES FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO "CHILDREN OF THE STARRS" (1960ff) (22:00)
Knoxville: William Starr, vln; Constance Starr, pfte.

QUINTET FOR FLUTE, TWO VIOLINS, VIOLA, AND VIOLONCELLO

TEMPO DI GAVOTTA FOR STRING QUINTET
Originally
Tempo di Gavotta for Woodwind Quintet. See Gavotta for WWQ.
This version was arranged by the composer for the wedding of Roger & Rhoda Rhodes in 1968.

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THREE SONGS FOR SOPRANO, VIOLIN, VIOLA AND VIOLONCELLO

Woodwind Ensemble

ANDANTE & SCHERZO for Flute, Oboe, & Bassoon
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GAVOTTA FOR WOODWIND QUINTET
Originally Tempo di Gavotta. Also arranged for strings by the composer.
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KATZENJAMMER SUITE (1941)
picc, fl, ob, Eh, Bn
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MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS (1966-67) (80:00)
fl, ob, cl, hn, bn, (+picc, EH, bcl, hn, cbn, in double quintets)
Vol I: 5 solos, 10 duos, 10 trios
Vol II: 5 quartets, 4 quintets, 2 double quintets
N.B. A collection, not to be performed as a whole

SCHERZO FOR WOODWIND QUINTET (1940) (3:00)
(PDF) (Arranged by John Barrows from String Quartet No. 1)
New York Woodwind Quintet
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SUITE FOR WOODWIND QUINTET (1959) (11:00)
I. Moderato; II. Lento; III. Allegretto, ben marcato e leggiero; IV. Andante cantabile con moto.
New Art WWQ, Oak Ridge, Tenn 1960.
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Flute

DUETTINO FOR TWO FLUTES (1974) (3:30)
(RRM) I. Entrata: Allegro molto; II. Sarabanda: Lento, ma con moto; III. Tarantella: Presto.
Cernobbio, Italy: Roger Robertson & DVV.

MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

SUITE FOR TWO FLUTES (1934) (15:00)
(RRM) I. Presto; II. Andante; III. Tempo di Valse; IV. Adagio; V. Allegro giocoso.
Chicago: Orchestral Hall, 1936, Ernest Liegl & DVV.

SUITE FOR TWO FLUTES, NO. 2 (1942)
I
. Entrata; II. Minuet; III. Waltz; IV. Siciliano
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TWENTY-FOUR ETUDES FOR FLUTE (Major and Minor Keys) (1933) (15:00)
(RRM)

VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY BEETHOVEN for Flute & Piano (1928)
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ANDANTE for FLUTE & STRING QUARTET or PIANO
(RRM)

CANONS ON VARIOUS INTERVALS No. 1 FOR FLUTE AND OBOE (1974) (2:00)
(RRM) I. Allegretto moderato (minor 2nd); II. Andante (major 3rd); III. Allegro giocoso (minor 3rd)
Knoxville: James Gruch, ob; DVV, fl.

FIVE SONGS FOR FLUTE AND GUITAR (with unsung words) ( 1974) (12:00)
(RRM) I. "Love Song" Allegro (after the poem by Harriet Monroe)
II. " A Note from the Pipes: Lento (Leonora Speyer)
III. "If You Should Tire of Loving Me" Allegretto (Margaret Widdemer)
IV. "Ashs of Roses: Sereno (Elaine Goodale Eastman)
V. "The Ragged Piper" Allegro comodo (Dana Burnet)
Knoxville: Lawrence Long, guitar, DVV, flute.

QUINTET FOR FLUTE, TWO VIOLINS, VIOLA, AND VIOLONCELLO (1932) (21:00)
(TP) I. Andante con moto- Allegro energico; II. Larghettto; III. Allegro; IV. Allegro molto.
Orchestra Hall, Chicago: Philharmonic Quartet, DVV, 1936

SONATINA FOR FLUTE AND PIANO (1945) (9:00)
(RRM) I. Allegro moderato; II. Adagio; III. Allegro giocoso.
Santiago, Chile: Rene Amengual, pfte, DVV, fl.

TEN VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY BEETHOVEN FOR FLUTE AND PIANO (1929) (13:00)
Evanston, IL: University Club, 1930, Hadassah McGiffen, pfte; DVV, fl.

THREE SONGS FOR SOPRANO ALTO FLUTE, ENGLISH HORN, AND BASS CLARINET

WALTZ FOR FLUTE & PIANO (nd)
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Oboe & English Horn

CANONS ON VARIOUS INTERVALS NO. 1 FOR FLUTE AND OBOE (RRM)

MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

THREE SONGS FOR SOPRANO

Clarinet & Bass Clarinet

MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

THREE SONGS FOR SOPRANO

Bassoon

QUARTET FOR BASSOONS (1934) (5:00)
I. Andante; II. Gavotte
Northwestern Univ. 1940.

MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

Brass Ensemble

BRASS OCTET (1963) (8:00)
2 tpts in C, 2 hns in F, 2 tbns, 1 tenor tuba, 1 bass tuba
(RRM) I. Maestoso-Allegro giusto; II. Adagio; III. Allegro marcato.
Georgia State College, Atlanta, Roger Voisin, cond.

FANFARE FOR BRASS (1962) (7:00)
2 tpts, 2 tbns
(Hymn 85 - Easter Hymn)
COM: Church of the Ascension (Episcopal, Knoxville.

FLOURISH FOR BRASS QUARTET (1969)
COM: Palmer Episcopal Church, Houston, TX

FUGUE FOR BRASS QUARTET (1975)
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SARABANDA WITH VARIATIONS FOR BRASS QUINTET AND STRINGS

SUITE FOR BRASS QUINTET (1976) (12:00)
I. Introduction: Entrata; II. Four Voice Fugue; III. Random Canons;
IV. Recitativo for Trombone; V. Prelude and Fugue
Knoxville: Univ of Tenn

Trumpet

ECONOMY BAND No. 1 FOR TRUMPET, TROMBONE, AND PERCUSSION (1966) (7:00)
(M) I. Entrata; II. Dirge; III. Fanfare; IV. Intermezzo; V. Galop
Oak Ridge, TN

FIVE ETUDES FOR TRUMPET (1963) (7:00)
(RRM) I. Adagio quasi fantasia; II. Andante cantabile; III. Allegretto; IV. Andante; V. Alla marcia
Knoxville: Jerold Gerbrecht

Trombone

CONTRAPUNCTUS, CANONE ET FUGAE FOR FOUR TROMBONES (1973) (5:00)
(RRM) I. Moderato; II. Lento, con moto; III. Allegro giusto.
Knoxville: Univ. of Tenn. Educational TV Channel, UT Trombone Quartet

ECONOMY BAND No. 1 FOR TRUMPET, TROMBONE, AND PERCUSSION

SUITE FOR TWELVE SOLO TROMBONES (1971) (8:00)
(SM) I. Exposition; II. Hymn; III. Andante sostenuto; IV. Allegro scherzando; V. Lento; VI. Con brio
Knoxville: UT Trombone Ensemble, Don Hough, dir.

Tuba

ECONOMY BAND No. 2 "SONG AND DANCE"
FOR HORN, TUBA AND PERCUSSION (1969) (6:00)
(RRM) I. Largo; II. Allegretto, tempo giusto.
Knoxville: Univ. of Tenn.

QUARTETTTO PER QUATTRO TUBE (1970) (12:00)
(SM) I. Chorales; II. Allegro scherzando; III. Intermezzo; IV. Allegro giusto, a la polca.
Atlanta: Georgia State Univ. Brass Symposium, William Hill, dir.

Horn

ECONOMY BAND No. 2 "SONG AND DANCE" FOR HORN, TUBA AND PERCUSSION (RRM)

MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS

Percussion

ECONOMY BAND No. 1

ECONOMY BAND No. 2 "SONG AND DANCE" (RRM)

Piano Solo

SUITE FOR PIANO (1962) (10:00)
(RRM) I. Neugier - Allegro; II. Begeisterung - Lento; III. Froelichkeit - Allegro giocoso; IV. Schwermut - Largo e mestoso; V. Wonne - Allegro vivo e giusto
Oak Ridge, TN: Marion Barnum, 1963
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SUITE FOR YOUNG PIANISTS (1971) (7:00)
I. Allegro moderato; II. Andante and allegro giocoso
Knoxville, TN: Terry Raines
 
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Key to Symbols

Instrumentation 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 T 3P H Pfte Cel - Str
2 flutes & piccolo, 2 oboes & English horn, 2 clarinets & bass clarinet, 2 bassoons & contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones & bass trombone, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, piano, celeste, string orchestra
FP The first performance is in year of composition by commissioning organization or by first orchestra listed, unless otherwise noted. Other performances listed closely follow the first performance.
COM Commissioned by ...
DVV David Van Vactor, conductor or flutist, as applicable
F Copy deposited in the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection,
The Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
G Galaxy Music Corp, 2121 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
KSO Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville, TN
M Mentor Music, Inc. Sole Agent: Sam Fox Publishing Co, Inc.,
1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
R Recorded, see Discography
RRM Available for purchase from Roger Rhodes Music, Ltd.
SB/RRM Originally published by Summy-Birchard Corp. Sole Agent: RRM
SM Southern Music Corp, PO Box 329, 1100 Broadway, San Antonio,
TX 78292
TP Theodore Presser, Presser Place, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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