David Sampson Compositions

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David Sampson (DS) davidsampson@mac.com

Chronological Repertoire List

The Skein for Soprano and Piano, 1973 (DS)

Fanfare for Canterbury Cathedral for Double Brass Quintet, 1978 (EB)

The Mysteries Remain for Trumpet and Piano, 1979 (EB)

O Blessed Face for Flute, Harp, Organ and Chorus, 1978 (AB)

Permit Me Voyage for Viola and Piano, 1978 (DS)

Passage for Viola and Flugelhorn, 1979 (DS)

Flashback for Percussion Quartet, 1980 (DS)

Litany of Breath for Solo Trumpet:, 1980 (EB)

The Endless Instant for Clarinet and Percussion, 1980 (DS)

Cuttings for Piano, 1980 (DS)

The Notes Fit To Print for Orchestra, 1980 (DS)

Trumpet Descants on Festive Hymns, 1981 (CON)

In Memoriam: W.E.S. for Woodwind Quintet, 1981 (EB)   sample

Peace for Chorus a cappella,1981 (DS)

Flight for Three Trumpets, 1982 (EB)

The Birthday for Soprano, Oboe, Violincello and Harp, 1982 (DS)

Winter Ceremony for Two Trumpets and Percussion, 1983 (EB)

Trumpet Descants on Christmas Hymns, 1983 (CON)

Nine Times Mime for Oboe, Harp and Percussion, 1983 (DS)

The War Prayer (1984-5) One-Act Opera for Six Soloists, SATB Chorus and Chamber Orchestra, 1984-5 (DS)   program notes

Behold How Good and Lovely It Is for Chorus and Organ, 1984 (DS)

Four Scenes and an Epilogue for Soprano, String Quartet and Harp, 1984 (DS)

Echoes and Other Ghosts for Brass Quintet, 1986 (DS)

Morning Music for Brass Quintet, 1986 (EB) sample  program notes

Three Christmas Scenes for Flute/Picc., Oboe/English Horn, Violoncello, Piano and Chorus, 1987 (DS)

Points for Brass Octet and Percussion, 1983 rev 1987 (EB)

In Time for Bass Trombone, Piano and Percussion, 1988 (EB)

The Song My Paddle Sings for Chorus a cappella, 1987 (DS)

The Figured Wheel for Soprano, Oboe/English Horn, Bassoon and Piano, 1988 (DS)

Reflections on a Dance for Fourteen Brass and Two Percussion, 1988 (EB)

Our Father’s Road: A Cantata for New Sweden for Narrator, Soprano, Oboe/English Horn, Violoncello, Piano and Percussion, 1989 (DS)

Three Portraits for Tuba Solo and Chamber Orchestra, 1990 (EB)

Distant Voices for Brass Quintet, 1990 (EB)   program notes

Simple Lives for Orchestra, 1990 (DS)   program notes

Triptych for Trumpet Solo and Orchestra, 1991 (EB)

Solo for Flugelhorn unaccompanied, 1991 (EB)

Four Winds for Wind Quartet, 1991 (DS)

Sonata Forty for Horn and Piano, 1991 (EB)   sample  program notes

Without Warning for Piano, 1992 (DS)

Shout for Joy! for Brass Quartet, Organ and Choir, 1992 (CAN)

Three Arguments for unaccompanied Violoncello, 1993 (DS)

Westfield Fanfare for Thirteen Brass and Three Percussion, 1993 (DS)

Short Stories for Wind Quintet, 1994 (EB)   program notes

Emma’s Dance for Tuba and Piano, 1994 (DS)

Praise! for Choir and Organ, 1994 (DS)

Turns for Violoncello and Orchestra, 1994 (DS)   program notes

Evensong for Tuba and Computer, 1995 (DS)

Hommage JFK for Fourteen Brass and Three Percussion, 1995 (EB) sample  program notes

Monument for Orchestra, 1996-97 (DS)

Voices of Our Youth for Flute, Viola, Violoncello, Harp and Chorus, 1997 (DS)

Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra, 1998 (EB) sample  program notes

Dectet for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello, and Double Bass, 1998 (DS) sample  program notes

Strata for Brass Quintet:, 1999 (EB)   program notes

Notes from Faraway Places: Three Suites of Concert Etudes for one or two Trumpets, 2000 (EB)

Concerto for Dancers and String Orchestra, 2000 (DS)

Tenebrae for Trumpet and Organ, 2000 (EB)

The Elements for String Quartet, 2001 (DS)

Jersey Rain for Baritone Solo, Chorus and Orchestra, 2001 (DS) sample

Duncan Trio for Brass Trio, 2002 (EB)

Breathing Lessons for Saxophone Quartet, 2002 (DS)

Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra, 2003 (DS)

Moving Parts for Wind Ensemble, 2003 (DS)

New Providence Overture for Orchestra, 2003 (DS)  program notes

Entrance/Exit for Brass Quintet, 2003 (DS)

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra, 2004 (DS)

Breakaway for Two Trumpets and Electronics, 2004 (DS)

Serenata for Tuba and Wind Ensemble, 2005 (DS)

Breathing Lessons for String Quartet, 2006 (DS)

Serenade for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, 2006 (DS)

Outburst for Wind Ensemble, 2006 (DS)

Sketches for Violin and Marimba, 2007 (DS)

Morning Pages for Trumpet unaccompanied, 2005-07 (EB)

Undercurrents for Flute unaccompanied, 2007 (DS)

Black River Concerto for Violin, Percussion and Orchestra, 2007 (DS)

Two Settings of the Serenity Prayer for Mixed Chorus (SATB) and Organ, 2007 (DS)

Millbrook Suite for Wind Ensemble, 2008 (DS)

A Family Portrait for Brass Quintet, 2008 (HP)

Edge for Thirteen Brass, Snare Drum and Tympani, 2008 (HP)

To Hold Us for Mixed Chorus (SATB) and Piano, 2008 (DS)

Changewater Suite for Eight Trombones, 2008 (DS)

Crosscurrents for Fifteen Brass and Two Percussion, 2009 (DS)

Chants and Flourishes for Double Brass Quintet, 2009 (DS)

The Powell Trio for Tenor Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Three Sides for Trumpet, Vibraphone and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Just Keep Moving for French Horn, Bass Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Replogle "Amens" for SATB Choir, 2010 (DS)

Chesapeake for Brass Quintet, 2010 (DS)

Counterwork for Trumpet, Marimba and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Undercurrents Redux for Flute, Clarinet and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Smoky Mountain Fanfare for Brass Quintet, 2010 (DS)

Inamere for Twelve Trumpets, 2011 (DS)

Chicago Moves for Brass Quintet, 2011 (DS)

Legend for Wind Ensemble, 2011 (DS)

Like the Risen Grain for Mixed Chorus (SATB), Brass Quintet and Organ, 2011 (DS)

What the Living Do for Violin, French Horn and Piano, 2012 (DS)

Flare for Solo Violoncello, Marimba and String Orchestra, 2012 (DS)

Future Relics for Solo Baritone Saxophone, solo Marimba/Xylophone and Wind Ensemble, 2013 (DS)


Repertoire List by Ensemble

Anthems

O Blessed Face for Flute, Harp, Organ and Chorus, 1978 (AB)

Peace for Chorus a cappella,1981 (DS)

Behold How Good and Lovely It Is for Chorus and Organ, 1984 (DS)

Shout for Joy! for Brass Quartet, Organ and Choir, 1992 (CAN)

Of the Father’s Love Begotten for Choir and Organ, 1993 (CAN)

Praise! for Choir and Organ, 1994 (DS)

Replogle "Amens" for SATB Choir, 2010 (DS)

Choral with Orchestra

The War Prayer (1984-5) One-Act Opera for Six Soloists, SATB Chorus and Chamber Orchestra, 1984-5 (DS)  program notes

Jersey Rain for Baritone Solo, Chorus and Orchestra, 2001 (DS) sample

Songs, Sets, Cycles

The Skein for Soprano and Piano, 1973 (DS)

The Birthday for Soprano, Oboe, Violoncello and Harp, 1982 (DS)

Four Scenes and an Epilogue for Soprano, String Quartet and Harp, 1984 (DS)

Three Christmas Scenes for Flute/Picc., Oboe/English Horn, Violoncello, Piano and Chorus, 1987 (DS)

The Song My Paddle Sings for Chorus a cappella, 1987 (DS)

The Figured Wheel for Soprano, Oboe/English Horn, Bassoon and Piano, 1988 (DS)

“Our Father’s Road” A Cantata for New Sweden for Narrator, Soprano, Oboe/English Horn, Violoncello, Piano and Percussion, 1989 (DS)

Voices of Our Youth for Flute, Viola, Violoncello, Harp and Chorus, 1997 (DS)

Jersey Rain for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra, 2001 (DS)

Two Settings of the Serenity Prayer for Mixed Chorus (SATB) and Organ, 2007 (DS)

To Hold Us for Mixed Chorus (SATB) and Piano, 2008 (DS)

Mixed Ensemble

Dectet for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello, and Double Bass, 1998 (DS) sample  program notes

Sketches for Violin and Marimba, 2007 (DS)

The Powell Trio for Tenor Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Three Sides for Trumpet, Vibraphone and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Just Keep Moving for French Horn, Bass Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Undercurrents Redux for Flute, Clarinet and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Counterwork for Trumpet, Marimba and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Piano

Cuttings for Piano, 1980 (DS)

Without Warning for Piano, 1992 (DS)

Flute

Undercurrents for Flute unaccompanied, 2007 (DS)

Oboe

Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra, 2003 (DS)

Saxophone

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra, 2004 (DS)

Saxophone Quartet

Breathing Lessons for Saxophone Quartet, 2002 (DS)

French Horn

Sonata Forty for Horn and Piano, 1991 (EB) sample  program notes

Bass Trombone

In Time for Bass Trombone, Piano and Percussion:, 1988 (DS)

Trumpet

The Mysteries Remain for Trumpet and Organ, 1979 (EB)

Passage for Viola and Flugelhorn, 1979 (DS)

Litany of Breath for Trumpet, 1980 (EB)

Trumpet Descants on Festive Hymns, 1981 (CON)

Flight for Three Trumpets, 1982 (EB)

Winter Ceremony for Two Trumpets and Percussion, 1983 (EB)

Trumpet Descants on Christmas Hymns, 1983 (CON)

Triptych for Trumpet and Orchestra, 1991 (EB)

Solo for Flugelhorn unaccompanied, 1991 (EB)

Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra, 1998 (EB) sample  program notes

Notes from Faraway Places Three Suites of Concert Etudes for one or two Trumpets, 2000 (EB)

Breakaway for Two Trumpets and Electronics, 2004 (DS)

Serenade for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, 2006 (DS)

Morning Pages for Trumpet unaccompanied, 2005-2007 (EB)

Three Sides for Trumpet, Vibraphone and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Inamere for Twelve Trumpets, 2011 (DS)

Tuba

Three Portraits for Tuba Solo and Chamber Orchestra, 1990 (EB)

Emma’s Dance for Tuba and Piano, 1994 (DS)

Evensong for Tuba and Computer, 1995 (DS)

Serenade for Tuba and Wind Ensemble, 2005 (DS) sample  program notes

Percussion

Flashback for Percussion Quartet, 1980 (DS)

The Endless Instant for Clarinet and Percussion, 1980 (DS)

Winter Ceremony for Two Trumpets and Percussion, 1983 (EB)

Nine Times Mime for Oboe, Harp and Percussion, 1983 (DS)

Points for Brass Octet and Percussion, 1983 rev 1987 (EB)

In Time for Bass Trombone, Piano and Percussion, 1988 (DS)

Reflections On a Dance for Fourteen Brass and Two Percussion, 1988 (EB)

Westfield Fanfare for thirteen brass and three Percussion, 1993 (DS)

Hommage JFK for Fourteen Brass brass and Three Percussion, 1995 (EB)   sample  program notes

Black River Concerto for Violin, Percussion and Orchestra, 2007 (DS)

Crosscurrents for Fifteen Brass and Two Percussion, 2009 (DS)

Chants and Flourishes for Double Brass Quintet, 2009 (DS)

The Powell Trio for Tenor Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Three Sides for Trumpet, Vibraphone and Piano, 2009 (DS)

Just Keep Moving for French Horn, Bass Trombone, Marimba and Piano, 2010 (DS)

Violin

Black River Concerto for Violin, Percussion and Orchestra, 2007 (DS)

Sketches for Violin and Marimba, 2007 (DS)

Viola

Permit Me Voyage for Viola and Piano, 1978 (DS)

Passage for Viola and Flugelhorn, 1979 (DS)

Violoncello

Three Arguments for unaccompanied Violoncello, 1993 (DS)

Turns for Violoncello and Orchestra, 1994 (DS)   program notes

String Quartet

The Elements for String Quartet, 2001 (DS)

Breathing Lessons for String Quartet, 2006 (DS)

String Orchestra

Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra, 1998 (EB)   sample  program notes

Concerto for Dancers and String Orchestra for String Orchestra, 2000 (DS)

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra, 2004 (DS)

Woodwinds

The Endless Instant for Clarinet and Percussion, 1980 (DS)

Nine Times Mime for Oboe, Harp and Percussion, 1983 (DS)

Wind Quintet

In Memoriam: W.E.S. for Woodwind Quintet, 1981 (EB)   sample

Short Stories for Woodwind Quintet, 1994 (DS)   program notes

Wind Quartet

Four Winds for Wind Quartet, 1991 (DS)

Brass Trio

Duncan Trio for Brass Trio, 2002 (DS)

Brass Quintet

Echoes and Other Ghosts for Brass Quintet, 1986 (DS)

Morning Music for Brass Quintet, 1986 (EB)   sample

Distant Voices for Brass Quintet, 1990 (EB)   program notes

Strata for Brass Quintet:, 1999 (EB)  program notes

Entrance/Exit for Brass Quintet, 2003 (DS)

A Family Portrait for Brass Quintet, 2008 (HP)

Chesapeake for Brass Quintet, 2010 (DS)

Smoky Mountain Fanfare for Brass Quintet, 2011 (DS)

Brass Ensemble

Fanfare for Canterbury Cathedral for Double Brass Quintet, 1978 (EB)

Points for Brass Octet and Percussion, 1983 rev 1987 (EB)

Reflections On a Dance for Fourteen Brass and Two Percussion, 1988 (EB)

Westfield Fanfare for Thirteen Brass and Three Percussion, 1993 (DS)

Hommage JFK for Fourteen Brass brass and Three Percussion, 1995 (EB)   sample  program notes

Edge for Thirteen Brass, Snare Drum and Tympani, 2008 (DS)

Changewater Suite for Eight Trombones, 2008 (DS)

Crosscurrents for Fifteen Brass and Two Percussion, 2009 (DS)

Chants and Flourishes for Double Brass Quintet, 2009 (DS)

Inamere for Twelve Trumpets, 2011 (DS)

Orchestral

The Notes Fit To Print for Orchestra, 1980 (DS)

Three Portraits for Tuba and Chamber Orchestra, 1990 (EB)

Simple Lives for Orchestra, 1990 (DS)   program notes

Triptych for Trumpet and Orchestra, 1991 (EB)

Turns for Violoncello and Orchestra, 1994 (DS)   program notes

Monument for Orchestra, 1996-97 (DS)

Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra, 1998 (EB)   program notes

Jersey Rain for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra, 2001 (DS) sample

Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra, 2003 (DS)

New Providence Overture for Orchestra, 2003 (DS)   program notes

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra, 2004 (DS)

Black River Concerto for Violin, Percussion and Orchestra, 2007 (DS)

Band/Concert Winds

Moving Parts for Wind Ensemble, 2003 (DS)

Serenata for Tuba and Wind Ensemble, 2005 (DS)

Serenade for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, 2006 (DS)

Outburst for Wind Ensemble, 2006 (DS)

Millbrook Suite for Wind Ensemble, 2008 (DS)

Dance

Concerto for Dancers and String Orchestra for String Orchestra, 2000 (DS)

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