Work List

Orchestra
Soloist(s) and Orchestra
Works for Band/Wind/Brass Ensemble
Large Ensemble (7 or more players)
Soloist(s) and Large Ensemble (7 or more players)
Works for 2-6 Players
Solo Works (excluding keyboard)
Solo Keyboard(s)
Chorus a cappella / Chorus plus 1 instrument
Chorus and Orchestra / Ensemble
Solo Voice(s) and up to 6 Players
Opera and Music Theatre
Electroacoustic Works

Orchestra

Birthday Piece for RRB 2’ 1986; Str (Wise Music Classical)
Canticum Luminis 18’ 1995; sop.2(pic)222/4331/timp.perc/str (Wise Music Classical)
Carmen Natale 4’ 1986; str (Wise Music Classical)
Choruses to Apollo 10’ 1980; 2.2+ca.2+asx.1/ 4211/3perc/ 2hp.pf.cel/ str (12.0.6.4.2) (Wise Music Classical)
Concerto for Orchestra 17’ 1984; 3(afl)3(ca)3(bcl)3(cbn) /4331/timp.3perc/2hp.pf.cel /str (6.6.4.4.3) (Wise Music Classical)
Elijah’s Violin 21’ 1988; 1(pic)2(ca)02/2000/str(4.3.2.2.1) (Wise Music Classical)
In the Beginning 17’ 1987; 2(2pic)2(ca)2(Ebcl:Ebcl,bcl) 2(cbn)/4331/timp.2perc/str (Wise Music Classical)
Music to Celebrate the Resurrection of Christ 10’ 1988; 2(2pic)2(ca)2(bcl)2/ 1110/timp.2perc/str(4.4.3.3.2) (Wise Music Classical)
Psalm – A Song of Ascents 15’ 1992; 1111/1110/perc/str(1.1.1.1.1) solo trumpet (Wise Music Classical)
Ring, Time 12’ 1994; 3333/4331/timp.2perc (Wise Music Classical)
Scenes from the Epic of Gilgamesh 30’ 2023; 2.2.2.2/2200/timp.str (8.6.4.4.2) (UYMP)
Shakespeare Scenes 15’ 2013; tpt.str (4.4.2.2.1) (UYMP)
The Resurrection of the Soldiers 12’ 2016; str (UYMP)
The Ring of Eternity 14’ 1983; 2(pic)2(ca)2(Ebcl)2/2200/ perc/pf(cel)/str (6.6.4.4.2) (Wise Music Classical)
The Wandering Jew 120’ 2010; Choir SATB / 3(picc).3(cor).3(bcl).3(cbn)/4331/perc.timp.hp.cel/str/stage band: cl.vn.perc plus soloists (Ricordi)
Traumstadt 13’; 2222/2210/pf/str (1.1.1.1.1) (Wise Music Classical)
Variation on ‘Sumer is Icumen In’ 6’ 1987; 2222/2200/timp/hp/str (Wise Music Classical)

Soloist(s) and Orchestra

A Hymn to the Thames for oboe and orchestra 17’ 2020; 2222/2000/str (UYMP)
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra 30’ 1993; 2(pic)222/4331/timp.2perc/str (Wise Music Classical)
Concerto for Viola 17’ 1986; 2(pic)2(ca)2(bcl)2(cbn) /2200/perc/pf/str (Wise Music Classical)
Concerto for Violin 22’ 1989; 2(pic)222/4331/timp.2perc/str (Wise Music Classical)
Psalm – A Song of Ascents 15’ 1992; 1111/1110/perc/str(1.1.1.1.1) solo trumpet (Wise Music Classical)
Shakespeare Scenes 15’ 2013; tpt.str (4.4.2.2.1) (UYMP)

Works for Band/Wind/Brass Ensemble

Fanfare 2’; 2222/4210/2perc (Wise Music Classical)
Fanfare 1’; 0000/4331/timp (Wise Music Classical)
Ring, Time 12’; 3333/4331/timp.2perc (Wise Music Classical)

Large Ensemble (7 or more players)

Birthday Music for Sir William Glock 3’ 1988; fl.cl(bcl)/hn/perc/pf/vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Canzona: In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky 13’ 1978; 1110/hn/hp/vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Chamber Symphony: The Circles of Light 19’ 1986; 1(pic,afl)1(ca)1 (Ebcl,bcl)1(cbn)/ 1110/perc/pf/str (1.1.1.1.1) (Wise Music Classical)
Eloge 13’ 1980; 1110/1000/pf/str(1.1.1.1.0) soprano (Wise Music Classical)
Fanfare 2’ 1987; 2222/4210/2perc (Wise Music Classical)
Fanfare 1’ 1997; 0000/4331/timp (Wise Music Classical)
Fanfare for Prospero 2’ 1993; fl.cl/hp/str(1.1.1.1.0) (Wise Music Classical)
La Promenade d’Automne 8’ 1972; fl.cl/perc/pf/vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Paraphrase on Mozart’s Idomeneo 10’ 1991; 2ob(ca).2cl.2bn/2hn (Wise Music Classical)
Processions and Dances 12’ 1981; 1(pic,afl)1(ca)10 /perc/hp/vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Reflections of Narziss and Goldmund 12’ 1975; group II: ob.cl/hn/va.vc.db (Wise Music Classical)
Sonata for Brass Band on a Prelude of Orlando Gibbons 9’ 2014; brass band (UYMP)
Traumstadt 13’; 2222/2210/pf/str (1.1.1.1.1) (Wise Music Classical)

Soloist(s) and Large Ensemble (7 or more players)

Eloge 13’; soprano/1110/1000/pf/str(1.1.1.1.0) (Wise Music Classical)
La Promenade d’Automne 8’; soprano/fl.cl/perc/pf/vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Psalm – A Song of Ascents 15’; trumpet/1111/1110/perc/str (1.1.1.1.1) (Wise Music Classical)
What Does the Song Hope For? 12’ 1974; soprano/fl.ob.cl/pf/vn.va.vc/tape (Wise Music Classical)

Works for 2-6 Players

Arias 6’ 1977; ob, pf (Wise Music Classical)
Cantata No. 2 8’ 1980; ob/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Cantata No. 3 12’ 1981; 2 sop/tape delay (Wise Music Classical)
Echoes of the Glass Bead Game 12’ 1975; fl.ob.cl.bsn/hn (Wise Music Classical)
Fanfare for Prospero 2’; fl.cl/hp/str(1.1.1.0) (Wise Music Classical)
Fantasy Pieces 20’30” 2020; vn.vc.pf (UYMP)
Fantazia for String Quartet 8’ 1993; 2vn.va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Invocation, Dance and Meditation 6’ 1991; va/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Krystallen 6’ 1973; fl/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Legend of King Herla, The 14’ 2015; fl.hp (UYMP)
Little Prelude for John McCabe 2’ 2016; cl.pf.va.treble recorder (UYMP)
Paraphrase on Adeste Fideles 3’ 2019; piano duet 4 hands (UYMP)
Piccola Musica per Luigi Dallapiccola 1981; fl.ob/pf(cel)/va.vc (Wise Music Classical)
Poems For Melisande 9’ 1977; fl/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Praeludium on the name George Frideric Handel 3’ 2015; 2vn.va.vc (UYMP)
Sentinel of the Rainbow, The 15’; fl(pic,afl).cl(Eb,bcl)/perc/pf(cel)/vn(va)vc (Wise Music Classical)
Sonatas for 2 pianos 10’ 1997; pf (Wise Music Classical)
Songs, Dances and Ellipses 30’ 1997; string quartet (Wise Music Classical)
Song Without Words 1’30” 2004; cl/pf (UYMP)
String Quartet No. 3 17’ 2011; 2vn.va.vc (Ricordi) https://www.ricordi.com/en-US/Composers/S/Saxton-Robert.aspx
String Quartet No. 4 28’ 2018; 2vn.va.vc (UYMP)
Study For A Sonata 7’ 1997; fl.ob.vc.hpd (Wise Music Classical)
Suite for violin and cello 18’ 2019; vn.pf (UYMP)
The Legend of King Herla 14’ 2015; fl.hp (UYMP)
The Sentinel of the Rainbow 15’ 1984; fl(pic.afl)cl(Ebcl,bcl)/perc/pf(cel)/vn(va).vc (Wise Music Classical)
There and Back; for three variable instruments 2’ 2006; 2 melody instruments/1perc (UYMP)
A Yardstick to the Stars 25’ 1995; piano and string quartet (Wise Music Classical)

Solo Works (excluding keyboard)

Chiaroscuro 7’ 1981; percussion (Wise Music Classical)
Fantasiestück 6’ 1982; accordion (Wise Music Classical)
‘…from a distant shore…’ 5’ 2001; oboe (UYMP)
Miniature Dance for a Marionette Rabbi 2’ 1999; guitar (UYMP)
Night Dance 8’ 1987; guitar (Wise Music Classical)
Sonata for Solo Cello on a Theme of Sir William Walton 10’ 1999; cello (UYMP)
Suite for solo harp 2014; harp (UYMP)
Toccata 12’ 1978; cello (Wise Music Classical)

Solo Keyboard(s)

Berceuse for a baby 2’ 2020; organ (UYMP)
Chacony 6’ 1988; pf (Wise Music Classical)
Chorale Prelude: The King of Love my Shepherd is 2’ 2023; organ (UYMP)
Fantasy on the notes ACADE 5’ 2019; pf (UYMP)
For Teresa 2’30” 2018; pf (UYMP)
Fantazia for Piano on the notes E, Eb, C, B, A 2001(Wise Music Classical)
Hortus Musicae, Book 1 15’ 2013; pf (UYMP)
Hortus Musicae, Book 2 35’ 2016; pf (UYMP)
In memoriam Oliver Knussen 3’ 2020; organ (UYMP)
Lullaby for Rosa 2’ 2020; pf (UYMP)
Music for St Catharine 2’ 1998; organ (UYMP)
Passacaglia on the name John McCabe 6’ 2015; organ (UYMP)
Ritornelli and Intermezzi 15’ 1972; pf (Wise Music Classical)
Sonata for Piano 12’ 1981; pf (Wise Music Classical)
Sonatas for 2 pianos; pf (Wise Music Classical)
Tombeau for H.B. 2’30” 2022; organ (UYMP)
Two Pieces for Piano 10’ 1976; pf (Wise Music Classical)

Chorus a cappella / Chorus plus 1 instrument

A Babe Is Born 3’40” 2011; unison voices.organ (UYMP)
Alternative Canticles: Cantate Domino & Deus Misereatur 8’ 2002; TrTrATB choir (UYMP)
At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners 5’ 1992; chorus (Wise Music Classical)
Cantate Domino and Deus Misereatur; unaccompanied SSATB choir (UYMP)
Chaconne 9’ 1981; double choir SATB (Wise Music Classical)
Child of Light 4’ 1984; chorus (Wise Music Classical)
The Dialogue of Zion and God 5’; 8 solo voices (UYMP)
Five Motets 15’ 2003; unaccompanied SSAATTBBB choir (UYMP)
I Will Awake The Dawn 18’ 1987; double choir SATB (Wise Music Classical)
I will lift up mine eyes to the Lord 2020; sopranos, altos, unison male singers (UYMP)

Locus Iste 3’ 2004; choir (SSATB) and organ (UYMP)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis 7’ 2010; TrTrATB choir (UYMP)
O Living Love 5’ 2007; TrATB choir, organ (UYMP)
O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song 5’ 1993; SSSAATTBB (Wise Music Classical)
Our Father, Whose Creative Will 2’ 2018, vocal quartet TrATB (UYMP)
The Dialogue of Zion and God 5’ 2000; SSACtTTBB soli (UYMP)
Vexilla Regis 5’ 2014; SSAATTBB choir (UYMP)
Was It Winter? 2’30” 2005; SATB choir (UYMP)

Chorus and Orchestra / Ensemble

Canticum Luminis 18’; soprano solo, SATB chorus, 2(pic)222/4331/timp.perc/str (Wise Music Classical)

Solo Voice(s) and up to 6 players

The Beach in Winter: Scratby (for Tess) 2’30” 1998; baritone/pf (UYMP)
Brise Marine 6’ 1976; soprano/tape/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Cantata No. 2 8’ 1980; tenor/ob/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Cantata on Poems of Hölderlin 8’ 1979; tenor, countertenor/pf (Wise Music Classical)
Prayer before Sleep 5’ 1997; soprano/pf/vc (Wise Music Classical)
Prayer to a Child 5’ 1992; soprano/2cl (Wise Music Classical)
Time and the Seasons 15’ 2013; baritone/pf (UYMP)
What does the Song Hope For? 12’ 1974; soprano/fl.ob.cl/pf/vn.va.vc/tape (Wise Music Classical)
Where are You Going to My Pretty Maid? 3’ 1973; soprano/fl.cl/hp/gtr/vn.vc (Wise Music Classical)

Opera and Music Theatre

Caritas 1hr30’ 1991; 10 singers, 3 treble voices, children’s chorus (Wise Music Classical)
The Wandering Jew 120’ 2010; Choir SATB / 3(picc).3(cor).3(bcl).3(cbn)/4331/perc.timp.hp.cel/str/stage band: cl.vn.perc plus soloists (Ricordi https://www.ricordi.com/en-US/Composers/S/Saxton-Robert.aspx)

Electroacoustic Works

Brise Marine 6’ 1976; sop/pf/tape (Wise Music Classical)
Cantata No. 3 5’; 2 sopranos and tape delay (Wise Music Classical)

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