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© 2018 by Darci Griffith Gamerl

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MISCELLANEOUS WORKS

 

Two Sketches, Op.5 (1982)

solo bassoon or solo piano or bassoon

(ossia contrabassoon) and piano

 

prayer, Op.8 (1983)

contrabassoon and piano

 

cable fantasy, Op.9 (1983)

solo bassoon

 

changes, Op.10 (1984)

handbell choir

 

Four Diversions for Viola Solo, Op.19 (1987)

commissioned by Marta Soderberg for inclusion in her Doctoral Viola Teaching Methods

Dissertation

 

Gesang der nordlichen Walder, Op.23 (1987)

solo 'cello

 

Answers from Out of the Whirlwind: A Contemplation of Job, Op.30 (1988)

oboe/English horn (flute/alto flute) and piano

recorded by Theresa Delaplain and Robert Mueller on CRS Records 9049

 

Music for Wind Controller and Piano, Op.36 (1988)

arranged for contrabassoon and piano in 1989 and retitled

The Numerical Value of Roundness

 

Music of the North Woods (1988-92)

co-composed with Robert Mueller

percussion and tape

recorded on KMS CD 001

Variations on “Lasst uns erfruen” Op.37 (1988, rev.1990)

organ

commissioned by Norma Stevlingson

 

Three Lute Dances, Op.45 (1990)

 

Night Call, Collect, Op.47 (1990)

one-act opera based on a story by Ray Bradbury (used by permission)

1(=afl).1(=Ehn).1+bcl.bsn / 1.0.1.0 3 pc hp strings SATB chorus prerecorded tape solo tenor

commissioned by Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra through a grant

from the Minnesota Composer's Forum

 

Fanfare From Some Flounder? Op.49 (1990)

jazz ensemble

recorded by the Bigtime Jazz Orchestra on their CD “Fanfare From Some Flounder?”

 

Three Epitaphs in Time of Conflict, Op.55 (1991)

solo piano

(Hear this piece on the "listen" page of this website)

 

snoflinge variationera, Op.70 (1993)

solo English horn, or oboe, or saxophone, or flute

commissioned by Anita Nashlund

 

La Chemin de la Croix, Op.72 (1993)

solo piano

 

In Memoriam Don Ellis, Op.76 (1993)

clarinet and piano

commissioned by Marcus Eley

 

freefall, Op.78 (1993)

solo saxophone, pre-recorded tape

 

The Eastern Light, Op.80 (1993)

massed bands, strings, choirs

commissioned by the Duluth East High School Music Department

 

Ponsonby Britt? Op.90 (1994)

Revised and renamed in 1999: Carnival of Venison (No. 42 in the “Old Book”)

jazz ensemble

recorded by the Bigtime Jazz Orchestra on their self-titled CD

listen at: www.bigtimejazz.org/recordings/

 

Two Variations on “Jesus Christ is Ris'n Today” Op.92a (1995) from”Three Chorale Preludes”

organ

commissioned by Paula Nelson for Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth, MN

Fantasia on “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” Op.92b (1995) from “Three Chorale Preludes”

organ

commissioned by Paula Nelson for Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth, MN

(Hear this piece on the "listen" page of this website)

 

Chorale Prelude on “All Glory, Laud, and Honor” Op.92c (1995) from “Three Chorale Preludes”

organ

commissioned by Paula Nelson for Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth, MN

 

Cadenzas for the Mozart Bassoon Concerto, WoO

commissioned by Michael Roemhildt (commission fee = beer from every batch of his homebrew for life)

 

waltz for katie, Op.97 (1996)

solo piano

 

Sunday in the Park With George in Esko, Op.98 (1996)

solo piano

commissioned by Janet MacLeod

 

let the rain fall, Op.101 (1996)

solo piano

 

A Drinking Prayer, Op.102.5 (1996)

solo piano (text: Delaine Couture)

song for nobody, Op.110 (1999)

solo saxophone (lip-synched onstage to a peformer offstage; in near darkness)

 

Angelina, Op.116 (2000)

jazz ensemble

commissioned by the Two Harbors (MN) High School Jazz Band

 

Fantasia for Three Organs (and optional string orchestra), Op.124 (2003)

commissioned by Alan Anway and Carol Donahue for First United Methodist Church

 

Variations for 'Cello and Piano, Op.133 (2007)

commissioned by Erik Honkanen

 

I Remember What's-His-Face, Op.139 (2009)

jazz ensemble

(part 2 of the Bigtime Jazz Orchestra's “Anniversary Suite”)

 

into the lion's den, Op.154 (2017)

English horn and organ

commissioned by Theresa Delaplain

(Hear this piece on the "listen" page of this website)

 

the second half of a movement for bassoon and piano, WoO (1984)

 

Song for Allison, WoO (1989)

lute

 

Big Noize From Wapakoneta, WoO (2005)

jazz ensemble

 

Waving at the Goon, WoO (2016)

bassoon and piano

 

The Lion Speaks, Op.XXXno.3 (2016)

bassoon (opt. contrabassoon) and piano

Coffee With The Norns (20XX)

jazz ensemble (in planning)