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© 2018 by Darci Griffith Gamerl

brad  bombardier

 

WORKS FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

episode 1, Op.16 (1985)

10 vln, 2 vla, 2 vc, 1 cb, 2 pc

commissioned by Diane Balko and the UW-S Chamber Orchestra

The Ugly Duckling, Op.21 (1987)

text by Hans Christian Andersen

strings, narrator, solo bassoon

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Duluth-Superior Sinfonia

Väinämöinen's Utterance, Op.27 (1987)

strings, organ, percussion

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

Warrenpiece, Op.40 (1989)

1.0.1(=bcl).1(=asx) / 1.1.0.0 aux pc strings

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

Warrenpiece, version 3.0, Op.40b (2001)

2(1=pic).2.2(2=tsx,bcl).2(1=asx, 2=cbsn) / 1.0.0.0 banjo (=pc2) pc pno strings

 

 

Väinämöinen's Prophecy, Op.48 (1990)

solo English horn, pno, 4 pc, strings

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

From the Land of Shadows – Reflections on the Writings of Grey Owl, Op.52 (1990)

vln/3vla/vc  1 onstage asx, 3 offstage asx, pc, narrator, slide projections, video projection,

audio tape playback

 

Concerto for Violoncello and Chamber Orchestra “The Holy Fool” Op.61 (1992)

solo 'cello, 1.0.1.1 / 0.0.0.0  2pc  sop and ten voice  strings

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra for soloist Betsy Husby, through a grant

from the Minnesota Composer's Forum

 

Centennial Variants, Op.75 (1993)

1.1.1.1.asx / 2.0.2.euph.1  ti pc pno opt. elec bass, bar voice, strings

commissioned by the UW-S Foundation

Concerto for Handbell Choir and Chamber Orchestra, Op.91 (1995)

1.1.1.1 / 0.0.0.0  3pc strings

commissioned by Bill Alexander and Strikepoint Handbell Ensemble

Variations on “America” (freely adapted from Ives), Op.93 (1995)

1(=pic).1(=Ehn).2(2=bcl).1.asx / 2.0.0.0   2pc strings

 

Intrada, Op.95 (1995)

string orchestra

commissioned by Debra Scott and the Duluth-Superior Sinfonia

Short Ride in a Fast Machine With a Crazy Mennonite (On The Freeway As We Know It) OR

Mennonite Conductors, and the Women Who Love Them, Op.100 (1996)

2.2.2.1 / 2.2.1 0   3pc  pno  str

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

A Peculiar Golgotha, Op.106 (1997)

1(=pic).1(=Ehn).1.1 / 0.0.0.0  2pc guit strings  narrator  slide projections

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

song for myssee, Op.108 (1998)

2.1.1.0.asx / 2.2.1.0  drumset  perc  pno strings

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, through funding

by Tom and Don Johnson

 

Drumset Concerto,Op.109 (1999)

solo drumset, solo tenor sax, solo trumpet, jazz bass, strings, 3 pc (no tutti cb)

commissioned for Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra for soloist David

Schmalenberger, by Char Taylor and her sisters in memory of their father

 

dancing for nobody, Op.111 (2000)

2.0.0.2 / 2.1.0.0  3pc  guit/banjo  pno   strings

commissioned by the UW-S Music Department

 

musica celestis, Op.117 (2000)

9 string quartets  2pc  tape (CD)

commissioned for the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra Quartet Project by Art Bumgardner,

in memory of his parents

 

Elegy for Two Harps and String Orchestra, Op.119 (2001)

commissioned by Jerry Jones and the Duluth East High School Orchestra

 

fish above water, Op.123 (2003)

1(=pic).0.1.1(=asx) / 1.0.0.0  pc strings  speaker

11 texts by Louis Jenkins (used by permission)

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

     1. "The Prose Poem"

     2. "The Ice Fisherman"

     3. "Beautiful Child"

     4. "Jazz Poem"

     5. "June"

     6. "Intermission"

     7. "Old Man Winter"

     8. "Motel"

     9. "Paradise"

    10. "Ice"

    11. "Violence on Television"

 

The Birth of Väinämöinen, Op.132 (2006)

1.1.1.0 / 1.0.0.0 pc strings   offstage: fl, cl, hn

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra

 

into the silent water, Op.135 (2007) – withdrawn

string orchestra, electric bass, electric guitar, susp cym

 

XXV, Op.144 (2011)

string orchestra

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra