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Catalog of Compositions


lkramer@fordham.edu  

PDF scores are available from both this site and the New Music USA Online Library.

Please contact me for scores not found on those sites.

 
Piano Music
 

Colors of Memory: Five Lyric Pieces (19 minutes)

Ecstasis: Prelude and Variations (19 minutes)

Evocations for Piano and Optional Voice (22 minutes)

Illuminations: Three Lyric Pieces (18 minutes)

Gandy Dancing (four hands, with optional 2 percussion) (9 minutes)

Now and Then (with optional 1 or 2 percussion, 10 minutes)

One by One: Six Etudes (14 minutes)

Rhapsody and Dithyramb (11 minutes)

Sonata from Crossing the Water (16 minutes)

The Glittering Scales (9.5 minutes)

The Wild Swans (11.5 minutes)  


String Quartets
 

No. 1: Ricercar (17 minutes)
 
No. 2: Whirligig and After (16 minutes)

No. 3: Constellations (28 minutes)

No. 4: The Night Sky (16.5 minutes)

No. 5: The Far Field (19 minutes)
 
No. 6: Dark Matter—Late Light (15 minutes)

No. 7: Mosaics (19 minutes) 
 

Chamber Music
 

A Clear Midnight for String Sextet (15 minutes)

A Compass Rose (flute, clarinet, violin, and cello) (14 minutes)

Almost a Shadow for Violin, Horn, and Piano (6.5 minutes)

A Transformation for Brass Quintet (11.5 minutes)

Cat’s Cradle for Clarinet, Viola, Cello, and Light Percussion (10 minutes)

Cloud Shadows for Violin and Piano (10 minutes)

Elsewhere for Clarinet and String Quartet (10 minutes)

Fantasy for Unaccompanied Violin (6.5 minutes)

Fantasy II for Unaccompanied Violin (5 minutes)

Full Circle for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (15 minutes)

Give and Take for Violin and Cello (14 minutes)

Horizons for Bass Clarinet and Piano (7.5 minutes)

Horizons for Clarinet, Horn, and Piano (7.5 minutes)

Nightfall for Violin, Cello, and Piano (9 minutes)

Nightfall for Violin or Viola, Clarinet, and Piano (9 minutes) 

Octet for Strings (11 minutes)

Quintet for Winds (12.5 minutes)

Phantom for Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Violin, and Double Bass (7 minutes)

Prisms for Marimba and Vibraphone (12 minutes)

Pulsation for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (16 minutes)

Questions of Travel for Cello and Piano (12.5 minutes)

Rhapsody for Solo Violin (14 minutes)

Ricercar for Unaccompanied Cello (11 minutes)

Septet: L'histoire sans soldat (L'histoire ensemble, 9 minutes)

Sand Dunes for Solo Flute (10.5 minutes)

Sonata for Violin and Piano (16 minutes)

The Hourglass for Harp and Cello (9 minutes)

The Landscape Listens for Alto Flute, Flute, and Piccolo (9 minutes)

The Light Fantastic for Clarinet and Piano (11.5) minutes

The Rings of Saturn for Brass Quintet (10.5 minutes)

Three Nocturnes for Viola and Piano (15 minutes)

Three Soliloquies for Unaccompanied Cello (11 minutes)


Chamber Music with Voice

A Short History (of the Twentieth Century)
(High Voice and 2 Percussion) (17.5 minutes)  

Words on the Wind
(High Voice, Oboe/E.H., Clarinet, Horn, Violin/Viola, and Cello) (16 minutes)
 
     -- No. 1. The Wind in the Leaves (original text) (6 minutes)
     -- No. 2, The Wind Shifts (texts by Wallace Stevens) (10 minutes)

     --The Wind Shifts is also available independently for voice (all types) and piano
       

Song Cycles


Aftermath: Four Songs of the Civil War for high voice and piano
(texts by Daneen Wardrop) (16 minutes)

Another Time for high voice, violin, and cello.  
(3 songs, original texts) (15 minutes)

A Ring of Light for high voice and piano
(5 songs, original texts) (18 minutes)

Bearing the Light for high voice and cello.
(10 songs, texts by Nietzsche) (21 minutes)

Break of Day for high voice and piano
(5 songs, texts by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Hart Crane) (20 minutes)

Crossing the Water for soprano, baritone, male speaker, and piano
(Cantata, text by William Carlos Williams) (30 minutes)

Letters from Venice for soprano or baritone and piano
(5 songs, varied texts) (13 minutes)

Nietzsche Fragments
(6 songs for mezzo and cello or baritone and violin, plus piano) (14 minutes)

Nimbus: Two Songs from Drum-Taps for tenor and piano
(texts by Walt Whitman) (9 minutes) 

Not-to-Call Night for high voice and piano
(3 songs, texts by Gerard Manley Hopkins) (10 minutes)

Six Songs and an Epilogue from The Wings of the Dove for baritone and piano
(text by Henry James) (20 minutes)

Song Acts, Book I: Among the Cliffs for soprano, baritone, and piano
(7 songs, texts by Ezra Pound) (20 minutes)

Song Acts, Book II: Erat Hora, for soprano, baritone, and piano
(6 songs, texts by Ezra Pound) (22 minutes)

     --Books I and II may be performed independently or combined in sequence      

Songs and Silences for baritone and piano
(8 songs, texts by Wallace Stevens) (18 minutes)

      -- Also available for mezzo soprano

That Lonesome Whistle for high voice and piano
(3 songs, original texts) (12 minutes)

"That Music Always Round Me": Three Poems of Walt Whitman
 for high voice and piano (18 minutes)

“The Stillness in the Air”: Six Poems of Emily Dickinson
for mezzo soprano and piano (16 minutes)


Choral
 

Four Medieval Lyrics
(SATB, anonymous texts) (10 minutes)

Five Romantic Lyrics
(SATB and optional oboe/English horn,
texts by Byron, Tennyson, D. G. Rossetti, Meredith) (15 minutes)

Octet (SSAATTBB a capella, textless) (11 minutes)

Fragment(s) (SATB, text a single phrase from Keats) (7 minutes)

Part Songs (SATB, quartet or chorus, fragmentary texts) (16 minutes) 


Orchestral
 

A Clear Midnight for String Orchestra (15 minutes)

Equinox for Orchestra (7 minutes)

Cascade for Orchestra (10 minutes)

Postcard from the Volcano for Orchestra (10 minutes)

Traveling Whispers for Small Orchestra (10 minutes)

What the Thunder Said for Two Trumpets, Timpani, and Strings
(9 minutes)