carson cooman

Orchestral Works

Beyond All Knowing (Op. 538) (2003) (8 min)
for Matthew Burt
Chamber Orchestra (0.0.2.0/0.0.0.0/1perc/strings)
Commissioned by Richard Mason
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X077320; Rental #R01293)
Study score for sale; orchestral materials for rental
Recorded on Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR102)
Recorded on Enchanted Tracings: Music of Carson Cooman (CD Recording; Artek Recordings; Catalogue #AR-0047-2)

Fanfare for DGF (Op. 763) (2008) (0.5 min)
for Drew Gilpin Faust on her inauguration as the 28th president of Harvard University
Orchestra (2+Picc.2.2.2/4.2.2.1/timp.2perc/strings)
Commissioned by the Harvard Band Foundation
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Enchanted Tracings: Music of Carson Cooman (CD Recording; Artek Recordings; Catalogue #AR-0047-2)

Flax-Golden Tales (Op. 1000) (2013) (14 min)
for Joel Sachs and the New Juilliard Ensemble
Storyteller (female) and Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1.1/1.1.1.1//1perc/pno/strings)
  I. In tandem (Ricercare)
  II. Ideas (Rondo)
  III. Borne back ceaselessly into the past (Chaconne)
  IV. Fairy trap (Scherzo)
  V. Where the sidewalk doesn't end (Aria and Chorale)
Text by Erin Morgenstern
Commissioned by the New Juilliard Ensemble

Flying Machine (Op. 775) (2008) (8 min)
for James Yannatos
Orchestra (2+Picc.2+Eh.2+Bcl.2+Cbn/4.3.3.1/2perc.timp/hp.pno/strings)
Commissioned by the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra in celebration of its 200th anniversary
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559655)

Joy of Humankind: Brief Transport for Orchestra (Op. 72) (1998) (2.5 min)
for Shirley Cooman, Lew and Dot Wallace, and in memory of John Pierce and Frank Cooman
Orchestra (2.2.1.1/2.2.1.1/pno/strings)
Commissioned by Mrs. Lucy Hodges and the Hodges Fund for the Czech Radio Symphony
Published by Conners Publications (Catalogue #210)
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Recorded on MMC New Century, Volume 20 (CD Recording; MMC Recordings; Catalogue #MMC2151)

Lilac Jubilee (Op. 994) (2012) (6.5 min)
for David Harman
Orchestra (3+picc.3+Eh.3+Bcl.4/4.4.3.1/4perc.timp/hp.pno/strings)
Commissioned by the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Miacomet Dreaming (Op. 781) (2008) (6 min)
for Loretta and Kyle
Orchestra (2.2.2+Bcl.2/2.2.2.1/1perc/strings)
Commissioned by New Music Tomorrow
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559655)

Night Songs (Op. 244) (2001) (8 min)
for Gian Carlo Menotti on his 90th birthday
Chamber Orchestra (1.0.1.1/1.1.0.0/strings)
  I. Island Gloaming
  II. Midnight Enchantments
  III. Sunrise
Commissioned by St. Michael's Chamber Orchestra with a grant from the Hogwood Fund
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X077395; Rental #R01174)
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Recorded on Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR102)
Recorded on Soliloquy (CD Recording; ABC Classics; Catalogue #476 7929)

Orbital (Op. 521) (2003) (4 min)
for Georges Lentz
Orchestra (2.2.2.2/3.3.0.0/1perc/3obbligato vlns/strings)
Commissioned by New Music Tomorrow
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Pittsburgh Concerto (Op. 652) (2005) (10 min)
for Amy Stabenow
Orchestra (3(picc).2+Eh.3+Bcl.2+Cbn/4.3.3.1/3perc.timp/pno/strings)
Commissioned by the Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Small Bear, Large Telescope: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR108)

Sagebrush Celebration (Op. 1051) (2014) (3.75 min)
for the Carson City Symphony, David Bugli, music director, on its 30th anniversary
Orchestra (2+picc.2.2+Bcl.2/4.2.3.1/2perc.timp/hp/strings)
Commissioned by the Carson City Symphony

Shawkemo Dreaming (Op. 811) (2009) (5.25 min)
for Robert Moran
String Orchestra
Commissioned for the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Cooman: Nantucket Dreaming (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559655)

Songlines, Sun Dreaming (Op. 307) (2001) (7 min)
for Peter Sculthorpe
Orchestra (3.2.2+Bcl.2/4.2.2.1/1perc/strings)
Commissioned by the Hodges Fund
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X077408; Rental #R01195)
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Recorded on Semantemes (CD Recording; Living Artist Recordings; Catalogue #LAR10)
Recorded on Cooman: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3 (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559329)

Symphony No. 2, "Litanies of Love and Rain" (Op. 574) (2004) (11 min)
for Marisa
Orchestra (2.1.2.1/2.2.0.0/1perc/strings)
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Cooman: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3 (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559329)

Symphony No. 3, "Ave Maris Stella" (Op. 650) (2005) (15 min)
for David Stock
Chamber Orchestra (1.1.1+Bcl.1/1.1.1.0/1perc/pno/strings)
  I. Pentimento
  II. Interrupted Motet
Commissioned by Duquesne University
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Cooman: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3 (CD Recording; Naxos Records; Catalogue #8.559329)

Symphony of Light (Op. 484) (2003) (13.25 min)
String Orchestra
  I. Winter Brightnesses (for Mary Louise Bringle)
  II. Eternity Canticle: First Light (for Kirk Trevor)
  III. Dawning (for Marisa Green)
Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music and Richard Mason
(movements may be performed separately)
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X059038; Rental #R01256)
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Recorded on Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR102)

The Sky About to Open (Op. 560) (2004) (2 min)
for Judith Weir on her 50th birthday
Orchestra (1.1.1.0/2.1.0.0/1perc/strings)
Published by Musik Fabrik
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Recorded on Masterworks of the New Era, Vol. 5 (CD Recording; ERMMedia; Catalogue #ERM-6707)

Threads: Concerto for Orchestra (Op. 500) (2003) (14 min)
for Ken Brown and the Fairport High School Orchestra and in memory of Frank E. Cooman and John G. Pierce
Orchestra (3(picc).2.2.2/4.3.3.1/timp.2perc/strings)
  I. Intrada-Chorale
  II. Nocturne (Beacon Hill at Night)
  III. Patterns
Commissioned by the Harvard Club of Rochester
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X077210; Rental #R01292)
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Recorded on Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR102)

Zest: Fanfare for Orchestra (Op. 241) (2001) (2 min)
for Christopher Seaman and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra (2.2.2.2/0.3.2.0/timp/strings)
Commissioned by The Fanfare Project
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing (Full Score #X077391; Rental #R01169)
Study score for sale; orchestral materials for rental
Recorded on Threads: Music of Carson P. Cooman (CD Recording; Zimbel Records; Catalogue #ZR102)