Michael Torke – Works

Michael Torke

(Works without links are either on rental or in preparation. Please contact us for details.)

After the Forest Fire Marimba, Flute, and Cello 14′
An American Abroad 2(II=picc).2.2.dbn—4.2(II=flghn).3.1—timp—perc(3): BD/SD/tamb/claves/susp.cym/tub.bells/glsp/xyl/vib— harp—strings 21′
August Brass Quintet 11′
The Bell Invites Me Carillon 7′
Bliss Revised version, 2013, for Concert Band 11′
Blue Pacific Piano 8′
Bone 1.1.1.asax.tsax.1-1.1.1.0-perc(1):BD-bass.gtr-female voice(wordless)- synth-strings(1.1.1.1.0) 5′
Book of Proverbs 3.2.corA.3(III=bcl).2—sop sax, alto sax, ten sax, bari sax—4.3.3.1—timp.perc(3):glsp/xyl/vib/tgl/susp.cym/ tam-t/SD/tamb/jingle bells/slapstick/BD/bongo—strings 38′
Brick Symphony 3.2.corA.2.Ebcl.bcl.2—4.4.3.1—timp—strings 40′
Cactus Solo Violin, Solo Harp, 2222 4000 Timp Perc (3) Strings 18′
Central Park West Opera in 2 Acts 120′
Chalk String Quartet 16′
Change of Address fl(=cl,ssax).cl(=bcl,asax)—hn.tpt.trbn)—pft)—synth)—timp.perc:vib/xyl/ mar/BD/tgl/shaker/ SD/sandpaper/glsp/claves)—strings 18′
Chrome flute and piano 16′
Concerto for Orchestra 32 EH 33 4331 Timp Perc (3) Hp Stgs 25′
Corner in Manhattan String Quartet 18′
Corner in Manhattan 4(IV=picc).3.corA.3.bcl.3.dbn—4.4.3.1—timp.perc(4):SD/BD/2tom-t/ 2bongos/tamb/cowbell/wdbl/sandpaper blks/susp.cym/tgl/crot/glsp/xyl/ marimba—harp—strings 18′
Daffodils Flute and Piano 4′
December String orch. 8(4A+4B).8(4A+4B).6(3A+3B).6(3A+3B).4 12′
East Concerto for Clarinet and Ch. Orch. (2102 2 Hn T P Hp Stgs) 11′
Fiji 2 ob 2 cl 2 bn perc (5) 2 vn 2 va 2 vc 18′
Five Songs of Solomon Soprano and Piano 14′
Flint 4sax—2pft—vlc.db. 9′
Four Proverbs Orch: 2202 Alto Ten Sx 2 hn pno sop stgs 17′
Four Proverbs Chamber Ensemble: 2 Cl. Alto/Sop. Sx., Tenor Sx. Synth, Pno., Singer, Strings (1 on a part) 17′
Four Seasons 4(III,IV=picc).3.corA.2.2bcl.ssax.2asax.2tsax.bsax.3.dbn—6.4.4.1— timp.perc(7):2SD/2tom-t/2bongos/2wdbl/tgl/2vib/2marimbas/ BD/tamb/ 4tpl.bl/susp.cym/2brake dr/t.bells/claves/sandpaper bl/maracas/slapstick—harp—pft—strings 62′
Four Wheel Drive 2.2.corA.2.Ebcl.3.bcl.ssax.2asax.2tsax.barsax-4.4.3.2euph.tuba-perc(4):4timp/drum set right/drum set left/marimba,glock/-amplified pno-optional bass gtr 9′
Grand Central Station Concert Band (available from Hal Leonard) 6′
Heartland 2222 4231 Timp Stgs 17′
Iphigenia (concert suite) 2 Clar. in A, 2 Bn., 2 Hn., Vc., Cb. 24′
Iphigenia (dance version) 2 Clar. in A, 2 Bn., 2 Hn., Vc., Cb. 32′
Italian Straw Hat 22EH22 4231 Timp Perc Hp Stgs 20′
Italian Straw Hat (suite) 22EH22 4231 Timp Perc Hp Stgs 20′
Jasper 3(III=picc).2.corA.3.2—4.3.3.1—timp.perc(3):SD/BD/bongo/ tamb/tgl/ susp.cym/t.bells/glsp/ vib—harp—strings 12′
Javelin Concert Band (in A) 9′
Javelin 3(III=picc)2EH2Ebcl.bcl.2 4331-timp perc(3) hp stgs 9′
July Sax Quartet 7′
Kellisongs (3) voice and piano
King of Hearts Main roles: S.T.B; small roles 2male.2female.treble chorus fl(=cl, ssax).cl(=bcl, asax).hn.tpt.trbn-perc:timp/vib/xyl/mar/BD/ tgl/shaker/SD/sandpaper/gslp/claves-pft.synth-strings 52′
Leda and Zeus Trombone and Piano 15′
Lucent Variations 2222 2200 timp pno strings 12′
May and June Sop Sax, Alto Sax, Ten Sax, Bari Sax 14′
Miami Grands Ten Pianos 50′
Mojave Marimba, Shaker, and String Quartet 16′
Mojave Marimba and Chbr. Orch.: 22 bcl 2 2220 Perc 1 stgs 16′
Mojave Marimba and Wind Ensemble: 2 Fl 2 Ob Eh Eb Cl 3 Cl 2 Bs Cl S Sx A Sx T Sx B Sx 2 Bn 2 Tpt 2 Hn 2 Tbn 2 Euph Tuba Bs Perc (1 player) 16′
Monday and Tuesday 1111 1110 2vib pno strings(11111) 24′
Music on the Floor 1010 0000 perc: 2vib pno stgs: 10111 22′
Oracle 21EH22 4231 Timp Perc (2) Hp Stgs 4′
Overnight Mail fl.asax.tsax(=ssax).bsax— hn.3tpt.3trbn— pft—db 17′
Pentecost
(revised version 2005)
22EH22 4231 Timp Perc(3) Hp Sop Stgs 19′
Piano Concerto 3(III=picc).2.corA.2.2-4.3.3.1-perc(3):tgl/3skin dr/xyl/mar/vib/glsp/ BD/susp.cym/claves-strings 26′
Plans 32EH2BC3 4331 Timp Perc (2) Hp Stgs Sop Solo Ten Solo Chorus 40′
Rapture Percussion solo and Orch.: 2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.ssax.tsax.3—6.2.3.1—timp.perc(3):6tom-t/BD/tgl/glsp/t.bells/crot/susp.cym—harp— pft(=cel)—strings 28′
Rapture Percussion solo and Wind Ensemble 28′
Run 2.picc.2.corA.2.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(3):2vib/2glsp/wdbl/tamb/tgl/susp. cym-pft-strings 6′
Saxophone Concerto 1.1.corA.2.0—4.0.0.btrbn.0—perc(4):2vib/ 2marimba —harp—strings 18′
Saxophone Concerto Soprano Sax and Wind Ensemble 18′
Song of Ecclesiastes Baritone and Piano 15′
Song of Ecclesiastes Tenor and Piano 15′
Song of Ezekiel 3 pt trb voices and piano 5′
Song of Isaiah 0.0.2(II=bcl).0—0.0.0.0—perc(2):vib/tamb/claves/tgl—pft—1.1.1.1.1 14′
South Concerto for Oboe and Chamber Orch. (2222 Timp Per Hp Stgs) 11′
Spoon Bread Violin and Piano 16′
Sprite Flute and Piano 2′
Strawberry Fields S,M,A,T,Bar; small roles:S,T,2Bar 2.2.corA.2(II=bcl).2— 4.2.3.0—timp.perc(2):glsp/vib/mar/ tgl/claves/tom-t/susp.cym/tamb—harp—pft(=cel)— strings 40′
Tahiti 1221 1000 Perc (4) Solo stgs 22221 35′
Telephone Book Flute (Picc.), Clar (Bs. Cl.), Vn., Vc. Pno 19′
The Christmas Story 1.2.0.ssax.tsax.0—0.2.2.0—leadgtr—rhythmgtr—bassgtr—pno—drumset—perc—children’s choir—vln choir1.2.0.ssax.tsax.0—0.2.2.0—leadgtr—rhythmgtr—bassgtr—pno—drumset—perc—children’s choir—vln choir 36′
The Contract 2(II=picc).2.2(II=bcl).ssax.2.—4.2(II=flghn).3.1—timp—perc(3): BD/SD/tamb/claves/2bongos/conga/3t-toms/susp.cym/ spl.cym/pipe/tgl/glsp/xyl/vib— harp—pft—wordless soprano—strings 90′
The Contract (suite) 2(II=picc).2.2(II=bcl).ssax.2.—4.2(II=flghn).3.1—timp—perc(3): BD/SD/tamb/claves/2bongos/conga/3t-toms/susp.cym/ spl.cym/pipe/tgl/glsp/xyl/vib— harp—pft—wordless soprano—strings 20′
The Kiss Concert band: 32 E-flat 3 Bs Cl 2 2 Al 2 Tn Bari 3 4 3 2 2 Timp Perc (4) Hp 8′
Three Manhattan Bridges Piano and orchestra: 2 FL Ob EH 2 BN 4231 Perc (1) Hp Stgs 30′
Tiger in the Sun
(Fanfare for the Tigers)
4 Hn., 3 Tpt., 2 Tbn., BT, Tuba, Timp., SD 2′
Torque Series 1. Lasers Concert Band 3′
Torque Series 2. Hang Gliding Concert Band 3′
Torque Series 3. Gothic Night Concert Band 3′
Torque Series 4. Granite Concert Band 3′
Two Drinks Solo Piano 6′
Two Girls on the Beach Woodwind Quintet 14′
Unconquered Orchestra: 3-2-EH-3-2-Cbn 4331 T P (2) Hp Cel Stgs 26′
West Concerto for Bassoon and Ch. Orch. (2120 2 Hn Timp Per Hp Stgs 11′
Wild Grass Solo Harp, Fl (picc) Ob Bs Cl Alto Sx Bn 2 Tpt Hn Tbn Tuba 18′
The Winters Tale Piano, Toy Piano, Harmonium, piano, toy piano, harmonium 180′
Winter’s Tale Concerto for Cello and Orchestra 23′
Winter Trio Violin, Violoncello and Piano 16′