Works

 

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WORKS

By Robert Gans

 

            Categories:

A.    Solo Piano

B.    Organ

C.    Chamber Music

D.    Orchestra

E.     Songs from Three Musicals

F.     Songs for Voice and Rhythm Section

G.    Jazz, Rock and Fusion Instrumentals

H.    Electronic

I.       Incidental Music

 

A.    For Solo Piano

 

·       Pinwheel:  A Piano Improvisation (1976)

·       Romance (1977)

·       Five Preludes Based on Books (1981)

1.     The Snow Leopard

2.     A Farewell to Arms

3.     On the Road

4.     The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)

5.     Tess of the D’Urbervilles (2003)

·       Travelogue (1997)

·       Scylla and Charybdis (2001)

·       Collage (2007)

·       Rhapsodic Variations (2007)

·       Dreamscapes:  Five Nocturnes (2010)

1.     Prologue:  The Well of Souls

2.     The Forest Stair

3.     Children of Light

4.     Great Ships at Sea

5.     Epilogue:  the Arms of Morpheus

·       A Distant Shore: A Musical Narrative for Piano in Five Episodes (2015)

1.     Escape Velocity

2.     Critical Mass

3.     Hyperspace

4.     Quantum Leap

5.     Event Horizon

 

B.    For Organ

 

·       Oh What Light of Hope (1978)

·       Fantasy (2001)

 

C.    Chamber Music

 

·       Concertpiece in Four Movements for Horn, Clarinet and Piano (1981, 2011)

·       Easter Suite for Flute and Piano (1982)

1.     The Last Supper

2.     The Passion

3.     The Resurrection and Ascension

·       Tess for Voice and Piano (1999)

·       Mantra for Flute, Vibraphone, Viola, Cello and Double Bass (1999, 2013)

·       Two Chorales (2000)

·       Butterfly for Flute and Piano (2003)

·       Blue Ballet Suite for Piano, Flute, Oboe, String Bass and Percussion (2004)

1.     Invocation and Offering

2.     Birth of the Blues

3.     Love Dance

4.     Crossing the River

·       Dawn at the Gates of Gondor: A Trumpet Fanfare (2004)

·       The Hidden Places for Woodwind Quintet and String Bass (2006)

·       Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in Three Movements (2006)

 

D.    For Orchestra

 

·       Syzygy:  A Triptych for Strings and Brass (1990)

·       Martial Meditation for Strings and Brass (2003)

·       Paradise Lost:  Three Movements for Orchestra and Chorus (2008, 2013)

1.     Awakening and Escape From the Abyss

2.     Paradise Found

3.     The Fall

·       Prisms:  Three Movements for Orchestra (2012)

1.     Red

2.     Yellow

3.     Blue

 

E.     Songs From Three Musicals

 

·       The Skyladder: A Musical (1981, 2008)

1.     Prologue (Instrumental)

2.     Reverie

3.     Evolution

4.     Words

5.     Scorpio Rising

6.     Stages

7.     Feelings in the Night

8.     Nothing to Hide

9.     Too Young to Live

10.  Is She the One

11.  Shadowplay

12.  Bob’s Blues

13.  Just a Little Devil

14.  Smoke on the Tracks

15.  Reflection

16.  I Love You Forever

17.  Song for a Broadway Musical

18.  White Against White

19.  Momentary Madness

20.  Nightbird

21.  Sundance

22.  Morning Star (Instrumental Postlude)

 

·       Hail Mary:  A Musical (2005, 2018)

1.     Every Inch a Queen

2.     All I Ask

3.     On My Own

4.     Historical Events (We are the VIP’s)

5.     Midnight Love Affair

6.     See the Obvious

7.     Sinners in the Eyes of an Angry God

8.     Is It You

9.     Life’s Just a Game

10.  Fantasy

11.  Masks

12.  Trapped

13.  History Waits

14.  Surrender

15.  Mary’s Lament

16.  Moving On (Again)

17.  Fanfare (Instrumental)

 

·       Cleopatra’s Tomb:  A Musical (2017)

1.     Sanctuary Theme (Instrumental)

2.     Race Against Time

3.     A New Adventure

4.     You Can’t Go Home

5.     This is the Moment

6.     Moonlight on the Nile

7.     Out of Time

8.     More Than You

9.     Time to Fly

10.  Sanctuary Theme (Reprise)

 

 

F.     Songs for Voice and Rhythm Section

 

·       Getaway (1988)

·       Nobody Home (1988)

·       Doing It All For You (1988)

·       Without You (1988)

·       Something Better (1988)

·       Just Dessert (1988)

·       Hotline (1988)

·       It’s Dangerous (1988)

·       High Noon (1988)

·       In the Garden (1988)

·       A Pledge of Love (2005)

·       From This Moment On (2005)

·       Departure (2005)

·       A Soft Heart (2005)

·       Come Out and Play (2005)

·       Your Way is My Way (2005)

·       The Young Learn Quickly (2005)

·       Our Dreams Will Have To Wait (2005)

·       Farewell (2005)

·       A Fool For Love (2005)

 

G.    Jazz, Rock and Fusion Instrumentals

 

·       Kinetiscope for Flute and Piano (1977)

·       Section 8 (1977)

·       Saxafras for Piano and Tenor Sax (1977)

·       Hot Cookies (1977)

·       Pineapple Jam (1977)

·       Eight Songs Without Words for Keyboard (1984)

·       Bridge Across Time (1993)

·       Short Piece for Piano and Orchestra (1993)

·       Hope (1993)

·       Awakening (1993)

·       Question and Answer (1993)

·       Bridge of Dreams (1993)

·       Secrets (1993)

·       Firefly (1993)

·       Interlude (1993)

·       It Happened in a Dream (1993)

·       Requiem (1993)

·       Postlude:  Footprints in the Snow (1993)

·       Midnight Son (1995)

·       Montego Bay (1995)

·       Dreams of Rio (1995)

·       Spanish Funk (1995)

·       Meltdown (1997)

·       Funky Impressions (1997)

·       Waltz for Laura (1997)

·       Into the Void (1997)

·       Return to Me (2002)

·       Returning to the Place We Started (2002)

·       Arab Spring (2011)

·       Funkalicious (2016)

 

 

H.    Electronic

 

·       Electronica #1 (2002)

·       Electronica #2 (2002)

 

I.       Incidental Music

 

·       Candles in the Wind (2004)

·       The Streets of Portland: A Melodrama (28 Cues) (2009)

·       Theme to Instant Karma (2010)

·       Summit Music for Debussy’s Daughter (2018)                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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