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“”Silver and the Circles of Messages”  for chamber ensemble; premiered at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 1970; choreographed by Ballet Director Ronald Hynd and presented as “Wendekreise” at the Bavarian State Opera in Spring 1972


“Waltz in Memoriam Maurice Ravel”  for piano, the first waltz in the C. F. Peters Collection, THE WALTZ PROJECT, in a collaboration with Robert Helps (of “gathering new piano waltzes” from 20 contemporary composers); this waltz has been choreographed by NYC Phyllis Lamhut and Peter Martins, NYC Ballet and seen throughout the USA via many ballet companies


“Seven Sounds Unseen” a choral work in three parts; the text in Part II combines fragments from various John Cage letters to me from over 25 years.   The work was commissioned and recorded by BMG, with Richard Westenburg and Musica Sacra.  Performances throughout the USA and Europe.


“Stimmen des letzten Siegels”       (see under Choral works)

“da entstünde ein Engel”    (see under Choral works)

“Tears into Dust”  (see under Choral works)

Trinity Requiem  (see under Choral works)

“Buddha goes to Bayreuth” for counter tenor solo, two choruses, two string ensembles

“Angels of Silence” for viola solo and chamber ensemble

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