List of compositions by Tobias Picker

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The following is a list of compositions by Tobias Picker. For a description of these works, see the associated pages and the Tobias Picker page.

Tobias Picker's music is published exclusively by Schott Music Corporation.

Stage works[edit]

Operas[edit]

Ballets[edit]

  • Awakenings (2010, premiered September 22, 2010, libretto by Oliver Sacks after his book)

Works for large ensemble[edit]

Symphonies[edit]

  • Symphony No. 1 in two movements (1982, premiered 1983)
  • Symphony No. 2 Aussöhnung for soprano and orchestra (1986)
  • Symphony No. 3 for string orchestra, (1988, premiered 1989, after his String Quartet and Bass (1988), see Chamber music)

Other works for orchestra[edit]

  • The Blue Hula for chamber ensemble (1981)
  • The Encantadas for narrator and orchestra (1983, see also Works for voice and orchestra)
  • Old and Lost Rivers for orchestra (1986)
  • The Encantadas for narrator and chamber orchestra (1986, from his work for narrator and orchestra The Encantadas (1983), see Works for voice and orchestra)
  • Séance: Hommage à Sibelius for orchestra (1991)
  • Two Fantasies for orchestra (1989, premiered 1990)
  • And Suddenly It's Evening for orchestra and solo violin concert master (1994)

Works for wind ensemble[edit]

  • Dedication Anthem for wind ensemble (1984)

Concerti, solo instruments and orchestra[edit]

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 (1980)
  • Violin Concerto (1981)
  • Keys to the City (Piano Concerto No. 2) (1983)
  • Piano Concerto No. 3: Kilauea (1986)
  • Romances and Interludes for oboe and orchestra (1989, Romances are orchestrations of Robert Schumann's Op. 94)
  • Bang! for amplified piano and orchestra (1992)
  • Viola Concerto (1994)
  • Concerto for cello and orchestra (1999)

Works for piano[edit]

Solo piano[edit]

  • When Soft Voices Die (1977)
  • Old and Lost Rivers (1986)
  • The Blue Hula (1990)
  • Three Pieces (1990)
  • Four Etudes for Ursula (1996)
  • Three Nocturnes (2009)

Works for two pianos[edit]

  • Pianorama for two pianos (1984)

Chamber music[edit]

  • Septet for flute, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, piano, violin, and percussion (1975)
  • Sextet No. 2 for oboe, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (1976)
  • Sextet No. 3 for flute, violin, cello, bass, piano, and percussion (1977)
  • Rhapsody for violin and piano (1978)
  • Romance for violin and piano (1979)
  • Nova for violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano (1979, composed as a companion piece to the "Trout" quintet)
  • Octet for oboe, bass clarinet, horn, harp, violin, cello, bass, and percussion (1979)
  • The Blue Hula for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (1981)
  • Serenade for piano and wind quintet (1983)
  • String Quartet No. 1: New Memories (1987)
  • Keys to the City chamber version for solo piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and strings (1987)
  • String Quartet and Bass (1988)
  • Invisible Lilacs for violin and piano (1991)
  • Suite for cello and piano (1998)
  • String Quartet No. 2 (2008)
  • Piano Quintet: "Live Oaks" (2011)

Vocal works[edit]

  • Aussöhnung for medium or high voice and piano (1984, text by Goethe)
  • When We Meet Again (Sonnet) for medium or high voice and piano (1985, text by Edna St. Vincent Millay)
  • Half a Year Together for medium or high voice and piano (1987, text by Richard Howard)
  • Remembering for medium or high voice and piano (1987, text by Edna St. Vincent Millay)
  • Two Songs (from The Rain in the Trees) for medium or high voice and piano (1992, text by W.S. Merwin)
  • Not Even the Rain for medium or high voice and piano (1999, text by e.e. cummings)
  • Irrational Exuberance for medium-high to high voice and piano (2001, text by Gene Scheer)
  • Tres Sonetos de Amor for medium or high voice and piano (2000, three sonnets by Pablo Neruda)
  • I Am In Need of Music for medium or high voice and piano (2004, text by Elizabeth Bishop)
  • Amo el trozo de tierra for medium or high voice and piano (2005, text by Pablo Neruda)
  • Choruses of the Trees for four-part children's choir (2009, text by Roald Dahl)

Works for voice and orchestra[edit]

  • The Encantadas for narrator and orchestra (1983, based on the writings on Herman Melville)
  • The Encantadas version for narrator and chamber orchestra (1986)
  • The Rain in the Trees for flute, medium or high voice, and orchestra (1993)
  • Tres Sonetos de Amor for baritone and orchestra (2000, three sonnets by Pablo Neruda)
  • The Rain in the Trees version for soprano and orchestra (2000)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d ""Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2012-04-16. "
  2. ^ SFOpera Press Release. "[1]"

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