ORCHESTRA


Opening Music (1988)           9'

Commissioned by the Northeastern Philharmonic Orchestra.
2 (1d picc.).2 (2 d EH).2.2:5.3.3.1:Timp.Perc.(3): Strings.

Three Pieces for Orchestra (1989)           15'

Commissioned by the three Rivers Young People Orchestra.
4 (3d Picc1, 4d Picc. 2).3 (3d EH).3 (d Cl. in A).2 (2d Ct . Bsn.):4.3.3.1: Timp. Perc.(5). Pno. Strings.

Four Movements for String Quartet
and String Orchestra (1992)           30'

String Quartet Soli
String Orchestra

Deylámân (1995)            20'

4 (1d AFl, 2d AFl,BFl, 3d Picc, 4d Picc).2. EH (d Ob3).3 (3d EbCl., BCl.).1BCl.3 (3 Cbsn):4.3-3-1: Timp. Perc (6 ) : Pno. (dCel).Hrp.Persian Ney (amplified).Persian Oud (amplified): Strings.
The Ney may be replaced by a regular flute
The Oud may be replaced by a European six-strings lute.
Off stage instruments: 4 horns-1 trumpet-2 pairs of stones (played by the off stage horns).


CHAMBER ORCHESTRA


Seven Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 7 (1986)           15'

for solo voice (soprano) and chamber orchestra.
Commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble.
Recorded by Wendy Kallen and the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Robert black on MMC Records MMC 2021.
Soprano Solo
1(d Picc, AFl).1 (d EH).1 (d BCl).1 (d Cbsn):1.1.1.1: Perc (2): Pno.Hrp. : Strings (9- 9-6-6-4 or 1-1-1-1-1).

Folk Songs, Set No. 10 (1993)           15'

for solo voice (soprano) and chamber orchestra
Soprano Solo
2 (1d Picc, 2d AFl).1 (d EH).1 (d BCl).1: 1.1.1.1:Timp. Perc (2).: Pno.Hrp.: Strings (9- 8-6-4-4 or 1-1-1-1-1).

The Dervish and the Magus (1994)           26'

Music For An Imaginary Ballet In Seven Scenes
for Solo Violoncello and Chamber Orchestra
Cello Solo
2 (1d Picc, 2d AFl).1 (d EH).2 (1d Eb Cl, 2d Eb Cl, BCl).1 (d CBsn.): 1.1.2.1:Timp. Perc (2). Pno. (d Cel). Hrp. (d chimes): Strings.

Concerto For Flute and Orchestra (1998)           20'

Commissioned by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Recorded by Alberto Almarza,flute/The Boston Modern Orchestra, Gil Rose

Flute Solo

1(d AFl, Picc.).1(d EH).1(d Cl.in A, BCl.). 1 (d CBsn):2.1.1.1: Perc (4). Hrp. Strings (6-6-4-4-2, or 4-4-4-3-2).

Folk Songs, Set No. 14 (1999)           12'

Soprano Solo
1 (d Picc).1 (d EH).1 (d BCl).1 (d CBsn) : 2.1.1.1: Perc (2). Pno. Hrp.: Strings (6-6-4- 4-2 or 1-1-1-1-1).


CHAMBER ENSEMBLE


Vâzenâ (1982)           10'

Soprano Solo,Hrp., Perc. (2)

Five Studies for Multiple Pianos (1983)           12'

4 to 16 Pianos (acustic, electric, or digital)

Longing (1984)           10'

Soprano Solo, String Quartet, Perc. (1)

Seven Persian Folk Songs (1986)           15'

(see chamber orchestra).

String Quartet No. 1 (1987)           26'

Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet.

Folk Songs, Set No. 8 (1989)           15'

Soprano or Mezzo- Soprano Solo,
Fl (d Picc.). Cl (d BCl.): Perc(1). Pno.Hrp: Vla. Vc. DB.

Chant and Dance (1990)           16'

Recorded by The Carnegie Mellon Ensemble, Nitzan Leibovitch
Fl (d AFl, Picc.). Cl (d BCl): Perc(3). Pno (d Cel)

The Night of Power (1990)           15'

Commissioned by the School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University

Hrn. 2 Tpts. Ttrb. Tuba: Perc(3). Pno (d Cel). Vn. Vc.
Electronic instruments (1 player): Midi keyboard controller, Yamaha TX 816 synthesizer, Roland D-550 synthesizer, Lexicon PCM 70 effect processor, Midi Patcher.

String Quartet No. 2 (1991)           30'


Folk Songs, Set No. 10 (1993)           15'

(see chamber orchestra)

Folk Songs , Set No. 11 A (1995)           9'

Four Violoncelli

Folk Songs, Set No. 11B (1995)           9'

String Quartet

Folk Songs, Set No. 12 A (1996)           13'

Recorded by the Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Mimi Lerner, and Irene Schreier
Soprano Solo
String Quartet, Pno.

Folk Songs, Set No. 12 B (1996)           5'

Four Violoncelli

Folk Songs, Set No. 13 (1996)           14'

Four Violoncelli

Folk Songs, Set No. 14 (1999)           12'

(see chamber orchestra)

Folk Songs, Set No. 15 (1999)           24'

Commissioned by the Seattle Chamber Players.
Fl (d AFl, Picc). Cl (d BCl): Perc (1). Vn. Vc.


CHORUS


Soroush (1984)           20'

For mixed choir and orchestra
1(d Fl 3) 2 (2d AFl). 2.EH (d Ob 3).3 (1d Cl Eb).BCl.2.Cbsn: 4. 3. 3. 1: Timp. Perc(5):Pno.Hrp: Chorus (S-A-T-B):Strings.

Four Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 5 (1984)           9'

Commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
Soprano
Children's choir (or women's choir)
Hrp, Pno, Perc (2).

Persian Folklore (1987)           5'

Chorus SATB, a cappella
or with keyboard accompaniment.


SOLO/DUO


Four Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 1 (1978)           12'

Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano Solo, Pno.

Gestures (1981)           10'

Piano Solo

Nine Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 2 (1982)           12'

Soprano Solo, Pno.

Ten Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 3 (1983)           8'

Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano Solo, Pno.

Eight Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 4 (1983)           10'

Soprano or mezzo-Soprano Solo, Pno.

Der Eisberg (1983)           7'

Piano Solo

Reminiscences (1985)           9'

Piano Solo.

Seven Persian Folk Songs, Set No. 6 (1986)           7'

Soprano Solo, Prepared Harpsichord.

Song (1987)           7'

Flute Solo.

Folk Songs, Set No. 9 (1991)           18'

Flute, Cello.

Folk Songs, Set No. 12C (1996)           5'

Cello, Pno.