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ALAN HOVHANESS   Catalogue of Works Part 3

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CLASSIFIED INDEX

[General] [Flute]  [Harp]  [Organ]  [Piano solo]  [Quartets]  [Quintets]  [Sextets]  [Sonatas]  [Suites]  [Trios]  [Orchestral]  [Concertos]  [Film Music]  [Symphonies]  [Vocal]  [Cantatas]  [Choral]  [Oratorios]  [Stage Works]  [Operas]  [Voice and Instrument(s)]

Note: the number appearing at the end of each entry is the opus number of the work.

General back to top

3 Bagatelles for string quartet Op 30

Canzona and Fugue for horn, 2 trumpets & trombone (or tuba) 72

Chahagir for viola 56/1

2 Consolations for 2 violins, viola & cello 232

6 Dances for horn, 2 trumpets, trombone & tuba 79

Divertimento for oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn (or 4 clarinets) 61

Fantasy for double bass (or cello) & piano 227

5 Fantasies for horn, 2 trumpets & trombone (or tuba) 70

Firdausi for clarinet, harp & percussion 252/1

Gamelan and Jhala for carillon 106

The Garden of Adonis (suite) for flute

& harp (or piano) 245

7 Greek Folk Dances for harmonica & piano (or strings) 150

Hanna for 2 clarinets & 2 pianos 101

Invocations to Vahaken for piano & percussion 54/1

Khorhoort Nahadagats (Holy Mystery of the Martyrs) for oud (or lute or guitar) & quartet(or orchestra) 251

Koke no niwa (Moss Garden) for English horn (or B flat clarinet, 2 percussion & harp) 181

Lament for clarinet 25

Mysterious Horse Before the Gate for trombone & percussion 205

Nagooran for cello & percussion 237

Night of a White Cat for clarinet & piano 263

Nocturne for flute & harp 20/2

4 Nocturnes for 2 saxophones & piano 333

October Mountain (suite) for percussion sextet 135

Orbit 1 for flute, harp, celesta & tam-tam 92

Orbit 2 for alto recorder & piano 102

Pleiades for Javanese gamelan 350/2

Prelude and Fugue for oboe (or flute) & bassoon 13

Psalm for brass quartet 358

Psalm to St. Alban for horn, 2 trumpets & trombone 281/2

Ruins of Ani for 4 B flat clarinets (or any multiple thereof) 250/1

Saint Nerses the Graceful for 3 clarinets 235

Septet for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion & double bass 295

Tower Music (suite) for 9 winds 129

Tumburu for violin, cello & piano 264/1

Upon Enchanted Ground for flute, cello, harp & tamtam 90/1

Varuna for violin, cello & piano 264/2

The World Beneath the Sea Vers. 1 for saxophone, harp, vibraphone, timpani & gong 133/a

Vers. 2 for clarinet, timpani, bells (or chimes or glockenspiel), harp & double bass 133/b

Yakamochi for cello 193/2

Yeraz (The Dream) for violin 56/2

 

Flute back to top 

Pastoral & Fugue for 2 flutes Op 271

Sonatas for solo flute

No. 1 118

No. 2 317

Spirit of Ink (9 pieces) for 3 flutes 230

 

Harp (solo unless otherwise specified) back to top 

Island of the Mysterious Bells for 4 harps Op 244

Nocturne 20/1

Sonata 127

2 Sonatas for harp (or koto) 110

Suite 270

 

 

Organ back to top

Bare November Day Op 210

Dawn Hymn 138

Sanahin (partita) 69

Sonata 352

 

Piano Solo(see also Sonatas for harpsichord) back to top 

Achtamar Op 64/1

All the World's a Dance of Snobbery 233

Allegro on a Pakistan Lute Tune 104

12 Armenian Folksongs 43

Artinis (Urarduan: Sun God) 39

Bare November Day 210

Bribery Scene 351/1

Corruption in Office 351

Dark River and Distant Bell 212

Devil's Dance 351/3

Do you remember the last silence? 152

Fantasy 16

Fantasy on an Osseitin Tune 85

Farewell to the Mountains 55/2

2 Ghazals 36

Grandeur of Office 351/2

Greek Rhapsody 1 63

3 Haikus 113

Hermes Stella 247

Hymn to a Celestial Musician 111/2

Jhala 103

Komachi 240

Lousnag Kisher (Moonlight Night) 52/1

Love Song Vanishing into Sounds of Crickets 327

Lullaby 52/7

Macedonian Mountain Dance 144

Macedonian Mountain Dance 2 144/b

Mazert Nman Rehani (Thy Hair Is Like Basil Leaf) 38

Moon Dance 119/2

Moon Lullaby 119/1

Mountain Idylls 119

Mountain Lullaby 119/3

Mystic Flute 22

Orbit 2 102

Pastoral 1 111/1

3 Preludes & Fugues 10

Shalimar (suite) 177

Sketch Book for Mr. Purple Poverty (2 books) 309

Sonatas

Ananda 303

Bardo 192

Blue Job Mountain 340

Catamount 345

Fred the Cat 301

Journey to Arcturus 354

Lake of Van 175

Madras 176/1

Mt. Belknap 299/1

Mt. Chocorua 335

Mt. Ossipee 335

Mt. Shasta 299/3

Poseidon 191

Prospect Hill 346

Ricercare 12

Sonata 145

Sonatinas

Meditation on Mt. Monadnok 288

Sonatina 120

Suite 96

Toccata and Fugue 6/1

Toccata and Fugue on a Kabardin Tune 6/2

Tsamico 1 241/1

Tsamico 2 241/2

Tsamico and Fugue 241/3

Vanandour 55/1

5 Visionary Landscapes 214

Yenovk (The Troubadour) 176/2

 

Piano(s) (2 players)

Child in the Garden for piano 4-hands Op 168

Ko-ola-u for 2 pianos 136

Mihr for 2 pianos 60/1

O Lord, Bless Thy Mountains for 2 pianos 276

Vijag for 2 pianos 37

 

Quartets back to top 

for clarinet, violin, viola & cello Opus 262

for flute, oboe, cello & piano

No. 1 97

No. 2 112

for 2 violins, viola & cello

No. 1 88

No. 2 147

No. 3 208/1

No. 4 208/2

No. 5 287

 

 

Quintets back to top

for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn Op 159

for 2 violins, viola, cello & piano

No. 1 9

No. 2 109

 

 

 

Sextets back to top

for alto recorder, 2 violins, viola, cello

& harpsichord Op 164/1

for violin & 5 percussion 108

 

Sonatas (see also Flute, Harp, Organ, Piano Solo, Violin & Keyboard) back to top

for 2 bassoons (or cello & bassoon) Op 266

for cello & bassoon: see Sonata for 2 bassoons

for cello & piano 255

for clarinet & harpsichord 322

for 2 clarinets 297

for flute & organ: see Sonata for Ryuteki & sho

for guitar

No. 1 316

No. 2 329

for harpsichord

No. 1 306

No. 2 318

No. 3 336

No. 4 - Daddy-long-legs 357

for hichiriki (or oboe) & sho (or organ) 171

for horn, 2 trumpets, trombone & organ Sunset on Mt. Tahoma 319

for koto (or harp)

2 Sonatas 110

for oboe & bassoon 302

for oboe & organ: see Sonata for hichiriki sho

for 2 oboes & organ 130

for piano & percussion Hakhpat 54/2

for Ryuteki (or flute) & sho (or organ) 121

for trumpet & organ

No. 1 200

No. 2: The Divine Fountain 349

for 3 trumpets & 2 trombones

No. 1 326

No. 2 328

 

Suites (see also Harp, Piano Solo, Violin & Keyboard) back to top

for accordion 166

for cello & piano 193/1

for English horn & bassoon 21

for flute & guitar 300

for oboe & bassoon 23

for alto saxophone & guitar 291

for 4 trumpets & trombone 290

for violin, piano & percussion 99

Trios back to top

for 3 saxophones 331

for violin, cello & piano 3

for violin, viola & cello 201

Violin & Keyboard (piano unless otherwise specified)

Arshalouis (Dawn) 47/b

Les Baux 261

Duet for violin & harpsichord 122

Khirgiz Suite 73/1

7 Love Songs of Saris 253/3

Oror (lullaby) 1/1

Saris 67

Shatakh 73/2

Sonata 11

Suite 1/2

Three Visions of Saint Mesrob 198

Varak 47/a

 

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC back to top

Alleluia and Fugue for string orchestra 40/b

Anahid (fantasy) for flute, English horn, trumpet, timpani, percussion & strings 57/1

And God Created Great Whales for orchestra & tape of whale sounds 229/1

Armenian Rhapsodies

No. 1 for strings & percussion 45

No. 2 for strings 51

No. 3 for strings 189

Celestial Fantasy for strings 44

Copernicus (tone poem) 338

Dawn on Mt. Thomas for strings 272

Fanfare to the New Atlantis 181/1

Fantasy on Japanese Wood Prints (Han-ga Genso) for xylophone & orchestra 211

Floating World (Ukiyo) 209

Fra Angelico 220

7 Greek Folk Dances for harmonica & strings 150

Greek Rhapsody 2 341

Haroutiun (Resurrection) (aria & fugue) for trumpet & strings 71

The Holy City for trumpet, chimes, harp & strings 218

In Memory of an Artist (suite) for strings 163

Island Sunrise 107

Janabar for chamber orchestra 81

Khorhoort Nahadagats (Holy Mystery of the Martyrs) for oud (or lute or guitar) & string orchestra (or quartet) 251

Khrimian Hartig for trumpet & strings 49

Kohar for flute, English horn, timpani & strings 66/1

Macedonian Mountain Dance 144/a

Meditation on Orpheus 155

Meditation on Zeami 207

Monadnok (fantasy) 2/1

Mountain of Prophecy 195

Nagooran for South Indian orchestra (or percussion) 237

Ode to Freedom for violin & orchestra 284

Ode to the Cascade Mountains 278/2

Ode to the Temple of Sound 216

Partita for piano & strings 98/1

Prayer of St. Gregory 62/b

Prelude and Quadruple Fugue 128

Psalm and Fugue for strings 40/a

Requiem and Resurrection for brass & percussion 224

Ruins of Ani for strings 250/2

Sharagan and Fugue for brass choir 58

Sosi-Forest of Prophetic Sounds 75

Storm on Mt. Wildcat (fantasy) 2/2

Tzaikerk (Evening Song) for flute, violin, drums & strings 53/2

Variations and Fugue 18

Vibration Painting for 13 strings 226

Vision from High Rock 123

Vosdan for flute, trumpet, timpani & strings 57/2

Band (see also Symphonies)

Hymn to Yerevan Op 83

3 Improvisations 248/2

Suite 15

Tapor (processional) 14

 

Concertos back to top

1) Arevakal (Season of the Sun) for orchestra Op 88

2) for violin & strings 89/1

3) Diran for baritone, horn (or trombone) & strings 94

4) for orchestra 98/2

5) for piano & strings 98/3

6) for harmonica (or flute or oboe) & strings 114

7) for orchestra

8) for orchestra 117

for accordion & orchestra 174

for cello & orchestra 17/1

for guitar & orchestra 325

for harp & strings 267

for soprano saxophone & strings 344

Agon for flute, English horn, bassoon, trumpet, timpani & strings 66/2

Artik for horn & strings 78

Elibris (God of Dawn) for flute & strings 50

Khaldis for 4 trumpets (or any multiple therefore), piano & percussion 91

Lousadzak (The Coming of Light) for piano & strings 48

Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places for trumpet & wind orchestra 213

Shambala for violin, sitar & orchestra 228

Talin for viola & strings 93/1

Zartik Parkim for piano & chamber orchestra 77

 

Film Music back to top

Shah Name (Kings Books of Kings) Op 252/2

To the Cascade Mountains 278

 

Symphonies (for orchestra unless otherwise specified) back to top

No. 1: (1936) Exile Op 17/2

No. 2: (1955) Mysterious Mountain 132

No. 3 (1956) 148

No. 4: for wind symphony orchestra (1959) 165

No. 5 (1953) 170

No. 6: Celestial Gate for small orchestra (1959) 173

No. 7: Nanga Parvat for wind symphony orchestra (1959) 178

No. 8: Arjuna (1947) 179

No. 9: Saint Vartan (1949) 180

No. 10: Vahaken (1959) 184

No. 11: All Men Are Brothers (1960) 186

No. 12: Choral for chorus (SATB), orchestra & tape ad lib. (1960) 188

No. 13 (1953) 190

No. 14: Ararat for wind symphony orchestra (1960) 194

No. 15: Silver Pilgrimage (1962) 199

No. 16: for chamber orchestra & 6 Korean instruments (1962) 202

No. 17: Symphony for Metal Orchestra for 6 flutes, 3 trombones & 5 percussion (1963) 203

No. 18: Circe (1963) 204/a

No. 19: Vishnu (1966) 217

No. 20: Three Journeys to a Holy Mountain for full band (1968) 223

No. 21: Etchmiadzin (1968) 234

No. 22: City of Light (1970) 236

No. 23: Ani for large band & brass choir ad lib. (1972) 249

No. 24: Majnun for tenor, chorus (SATB), trumpet, violin & strings (1973) 273

No. 25: Odysseus (1973) 275

No. 26 (1975) 280

No. 27 (1976) 285

No. 28 (1976) 286

No. 29: for baritone, horn & orchestra (1976) 289

No. 30 (1976) 293

No. 31: for string orchestra (1977) 294

No. 32: The Broken Wings (1977) 296

No. 33 (1977) 307

No. 34: for bass trombone & strings (1977) 310

No. 35: for 2 orchestras (include. Korean instruments) (1978) 311

No. 36: for flute & orchestra (1978) 312

No. 37 (1978) 313

No. 38: for soprano, flute, trumpet & strings (1978) 314

No. 39: for guitar & orchestra (1978) 321

No. 40 (1979) 324

No. 41 (1979) 330

No. 42 (1979) 332

No. 43: for oboe, trumpet, timpani & strings (1979) 334

No. 44 (1980) 339

No. 45 (1954) 342

No. 46: To the Green Mountains (1980) 347

No. 47: Walla Walla, Land of Many Waters for soprano & orchestra (1980) 348

No. 48: Vision of Andromeda (1981) 355

No. 49: Christmas Symphony for string orchestra (1981) 356

No. 50: Mt. St. Helens (1982) 360

No. 51: for trumpet and strings (1982) 364

No. 52: Journey to Vega (1983) 372

No. 53: Star Dawn (1983) 377

No. 54: (1983) 378

No. 55: (1983) 379

No. 56: (1983) 380

No. 57: Cold Mountain (1983) 381

No. 58: Symphony Sacra (1985) 389

No. 59: (1985) 395

No. 60: To the Appalachian Mountains (1985) 396

No. 61: (1986) 397

No. 62: (?)

No. 63: Loon Lake (1988)

Mountains and Rivers Without End (chamber symphony) (1968) 225

 

VOCAL MUSIC & WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Cantatas back to top

Angelic Song Op 19

Dawn at Laona for solo voice 153

Easter Cantata 100/4

Fuji 182

Glory Sings the Setting Sun for solo voice 292

How I Love Thy Law for solo voice 298

I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes 9312

Lady of Light 227

Look Toward the Sea 158

Make a Joyful Noise 105

Praise the Lord with Psaltery 222

Saturn for solo voice 24.1

30th Ode of Solomon 76

Transfiguration 82

Choral (see also Cantatas, Oratorios, Stage Works, Symphonies) back to top

Ad Lyram Op 143

Adoration 221

Anabasis 141

Ave Maria 100/1

The Beatitudes 100/3

Behold, God is my help 26

Blessed is the Man 268/1

The Brightness of Our Noon 131

David wept for slain Absalom 268/1

The Fool hath said 268/4

For the waters are come 257

From the End of the Earth 187

The God of Glory Thundereth 140

Glory to God 124

Glory to Man 167

God is our Refuge and Strength 359

Hear my prayer, O Lord (Psalm 143) 149

Heaven 246/3

Help Lord 268/2

Hermit Bell-Ringer of the Tower 256

I have seen the Lord 80

I will rejoice in the Lord 42

Immortality 134

In the beginning was the word 206

Jesus, Lover of my Soul 53/1

Jesus Meek and Gentle 269/4

Keep not 8713

Let them praise the name of the Lord 160/a

Let us love one another 46

Lord, Who Shall Abide 26813

The Lord's Prayer 35

Magnificat 157

Make Haste (Psalm 70) 86

Missa brevis 4

My Sorrow is my Love 258/2

Night of the Soul (on Shri Raga) 231

O for a shout of sacred joy 161

O God our help in ages past 137

O Lady Moon 139/2

O Lord God of hosts 27

O Lord rebuke me not 28

On Christmas Eve a Child Cried Out 337

Out of the Depths (Psalm 130) 142/2

Peace be multiplied 259/1

The Pencil of the Holy Ghost 258/1

Praise ye Him, all His Angels 160

Praise Ye the Lord 87/4

Protest and Prayer 41

Psalm 67 259/2

A Rose Tree Blossoms 246/4

A Simple Mass 282

Sing Aloud (Psalm 81) 68

2 Songs of Faith 269/2-3

The Stars 126

Teach me Thy Way 320

They all laugh 258/3

Though Night Is Dark 269/1

To the God Who is in the Fire 146

Triptych 100

Unto Thee 87/2

Unto Thee will I cry 162

Watchman, tell us of the night 34

Why hast Thou? 87/1

Wisdom 259/3

The word of our God shall stand forever 24612

 

Oratorios back to top

Revelations of St. Paul Op 343

The Way of Jesus 279

 

Stage Works back to top

Afton Water (operetta) Op 248/1

Blue Flame (Musical Fairy Tale) 172

Dance scores

Ardent Song (ballet). see Circe (ballet) for orchestra 204

Dream of a Myth (ballet) for orchestra 260

Is there Survival? (King Vahaken)(ballet suite) for chamber orchestra 259

The Leper King (dance drama) for baritone, voices & 7 instruments 219

The Pitchman (ballet suite) for chamber ensemble 248 3

A Rose for Miss Emily (ballet) for orchestra 229 2

Wind Drum (dance drama) for voices & orchestra 183

Incidental music for plays

The Flowering Peach for 8 instruments 125

The Spook Sonata for alto saxophone & 3 pianos 248 4

Operas back to top

The Burning House 185

Etchmiadzin 62

Pericles 283

Pilate 196

Spirit of the Avalanche 197

Tale of the Sun Goddess Going into the Stone House 323

The Travellers 215

Voice & instrument(s) (piano unless otherwise specified) back to top

Adoration for voice & orchestra Op 221

Akh, Hoor E, Hoor E, Sirdus for low voice 239 5

As on the Night: see Christmas Ode

As the wings of doves for medium voice 5/3

As the work of the husband man for medium voice 5/2

Avak, the Healer for soprano, trumpet & strings 65

Black Pool of Cat 84/1

Canticle for soprano, oboe, xylophone, harp, celesta & strings 115

Celestial Canticle for soprano 305

Christmas Ode (As on the Night) for soprano, celesta &strings 100 2

Christmas Song for soprano & organ (or piano) 34/a

Dawn at Laona (cantata) for low voice 153

Describe Me 95/1

Dissolved into Nothingness for soprano 254/2

Distant Lake of Sighs for low voice 242/1

Divinity for soprano 254/1

Dulhey, Dulhey for low voice 238/3

Fans of Blue 95/3

The Flute Player of the Armenian Mountains for low voice 239

From High Armenia Mountain for low voice 242/4

Gantznin Orern for low voice 238/2

Genri for soprano 31511

Glory Sings the Setting Sun (cantata) for soprano, clarinet & piano 292

Green Stones 95/2

Gurge Dikran for low voice 238/1

Hercules for soprano & violin 56/4

How I adore Thee for medium voice 7

How I Love Thy Law (cantata) for soprano, clarinet & piano 298

How long wilt Thou forget me? for soprano & piano (or organ) 265/1

I Heard Thee Singing 7413

In Early Dawn Time for low voice 242/3

Innisfallen 84/2

Kurd Isakin for low voice 239/1

Lalezar (4 songs) for bass & orchestra 353

Lalezar for low voice 239/2

Layla for medium voice 29

Let not your heart be troubled for soprano & piano (or organ) 265/2

Live in the Sun for medium voice & celesta (or piano) 169

Love Songs of Hafiz for medium voice 33

Lullaby of the Lake 74/2

Melancholy Cat for soprano 274/2

The Moon has a Face for medium voice 156

Mysterious Harp for soprano 315/2

Nashkhoonag for low voice 239/3

Night of the Soul (on Shri Raga) for bass (or baritone) & 3 flutes 231

No way is hard for medium voice 5/1

O Goddess of the Sea for low voice 151

O Lady Moon for soprano, clarinet & piano 139/1

O World for bass (or tenor or baritone) & trombone (or piano) 32/2

3 Odes of Solomon for medium voice 5

Old Dome of Ararat for low voice 23814

Out of the Depths for voice& organ (or piano) 142/1

Pagan Saint 74/1

Persephone for low voice 154

A Presentiment (sonata) for soprano 304

Raven River for voice, piano& gong 74/4

Rubaiyat for narrator, accordion & orchestra 308

3 Sasa Songs for soprano 274

Sasa's Tarantella for soprano 274/3

Saturn (cantata) for soprano, clarinet & piano 243

2 Shakespeare Sonnets 31

Shepherd of Israel (Psalm 80) for tenor cantor, soprano recorder (or flute), trumpet ad lib. & string quartet (or string orchestra) 164/2

Sirds E Numan Mer Haireni Lerneroon for low voice 239/4

Spirit Cat (suite) for soprano, vibraphone & marimba 253

Starlight of Noon 32/1

Stars Sing Bell Songs for soprano & Javanese gamelan 350/1

Strange Little Cat for soprano 315/3

Symphony 38: see Symphonies (Orchestral Music)

Symphony 47: see Symphonies (Orchestral Music)

Under a Byzantine Dome for low voice 242/2

Vaspooragan 24/2

Where's My Cat? for soprano 274/1

Yar Nazani 24/1

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© Richard Howard (compiler) and Tom Lewis (publisher)

The book of which the above is the revised text published by Pro/Am Music Resources, Inc, 63 Prospect Street, White Plains, New York 10606, USA

 

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