classical works

Wind Ensemble | Orchestra | Choir | Percussion Ensemble | Chamber Ensemble | Solo | Electronic

Wind Ensemble

Skeet Shooting with Mom’s Fiestaware – 2012
6 minutes
*commissioned by Riverside Brookfield High School and James Baum

Revelations 5 (3 movements) – 2010
27 minutes

Sunrise at Arthur’s Seat – 2007
6 minutes

Through the Enchanted Forest – 2003
7 minutes


Orchestra

Summertime (arrangement) – 2014
4 minutes
*commissioned by El Sistema, Ravinia Festival

Synecdoche (Variations on a Beloved Hymn) – 2011
23 minutes

The Three Strangers – 2011
9 minutes

Pachakuti, Mvt II – 2010
7 minutes


Choir

a child born in winter – 2010
7 minutes

Cursed Wood, Blessed Wood (arrangement) – 2009
5 minutes


Percussion Ensemble

A TV on a Honeymoon – 2012
9 minutes
*commissioned by Elmhurst College Percussion Ensemble

Rummage Sonata – 2010
9 minutes

I Am Trying to Break Your Heart (arrangement) – 2007
6 minutes


Chamber Ensemble

I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ (arrangement) – 2014
Brass Ensemble
5 minutes
*commissioned by El Sistema, Ravinia Festival

The Mermaid (Lust)- 2014
6 minutes
written for The New Collaborative
Tenor, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano

Groove Haiku – 2014
written for ICE/CSIC “The Listening Room” project
four instruments (any)
5 minutes

Puzzle Lunch Tulips Cheezeborger (and other non sequitors) – 2013
Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Violin, Piano, Vibraphone/Percussion, and anti-solo celllo
8 minutes

Isurus – 2013
Alto Saxophone & Viola
5 minutes

Frozen Ocean – 2013
String Quartet
5 minutes

The Widow (arrangement) – 2011
Chamber Ensemble
5 minutes
*Winner of Fifth House Ensemble’s Young Composer Competition

Jigsaw (5 movements) – 2011
Saxophone quartet
17 minutes

Zagreb/zagreb – 2011
Saxophone quartet
11 minutes

Margaret (3 movements) – 2010
Trumpet trio
15 minutes

The Wandering Nocturne – 2010
String quartet
4 minutes

Arizona – 2010
I. The Grand Canyon
II. Sedona
III. Phoenix
Woodwind quintet
13 minutes

The Mars Volta Suite (arrangement) – 2009
I. Intro
II. The Widow
III. Roulette Dares (the Haunt of)
IV. Soothsayer
V. Cygnus…. Vismund Cygnus
VI. Asilos Magdalena
VII. Inertiatic ESP
Brass quintet
25 minutes

On the Victory of a War – 2009
String quartet
5 minutes

Andrew Wilson in the Background – 2007
Trumpet dectet
8 minutes 30 seconds

Conceptions – 2007
Brass quintet
5 minutes

Merry Phrygian Christmas (arrangement) – 2007
Brass quintet
4 minutes 30 seconds

Uncle Ned’s New-Fangled Hoedown – 2007
String quartet
3 minutes

A Brief, Segmented and, Ultimately, Unreliable Account of the Life of John Philip Sousa – 2007
Trumpet, Clarinet, Tuba, Guitar, Cello and Vibraphone
4 minutes


Solo Works

Atomic Typewriter – 2012
Alto saxophone & piano
16 minutes

My heroes are not your heroes – 2011
Solo piano
9 minutes

Arencibia – 2011
Alto saxophone & string quartet
5 minutes

110110 – 2010
Solo piano
6 minutes

Dance of the Vultures – 2010
Solo flute
8 minutes, 30 seconds

the saint – 2010
Solo piano
6 minutes 30 seconds

You & I – 2010
Soprano & piano
4 minutes

Sonata for Kelley (3 movements) – 2008
Alto saxophone & piano
15 minutes

Pachakuti – 2007
I. Prince Atawallpa
II. Machu Picchu
III. The Conquest
Trumpet & small chamber ensemble
22 minutes

Transcendental Plan – 2007
Trumpet & piano
5 minutes


Electronic

Jamey Dreams – 2011
Trumpet & electronics
5 minutes

MOON ZOMBIES FROM THE MOON!!! – 2010
4 minutes

Tuba – 2010
electronics (taken entirely from trumpet sounds)
3 minutes 30 seconds


All compositions available for purchase. Contact johnjdorhauer@gmail.com.