Karim Al-Zand: CATALOG


  • compositions are listed reverse chronologically within category
  • score/audio excerpts are on individual pages—a few complete scores/recordings are here

ALL

CHAMBER:

Stomping Grounds (2015)

for clarinet, violin & piano
15 minutes


Tarantella (2015)

for piano
maniacal dance
5 minutes


Studies in Nature (2014)

for harp, flute & viola
after nature illustrations by Ernst Haeckel
12 minutes


Canticle and Caprice (2014)

for violin, viola, & cello
short concert work for string trio
7 minutes


Fantasy on Bulgarian Rhythms (2013)

for string quartet
inspired by folk dance rhythms of Bulgaria
7 minutes


Paganini Reverie (2013)

for piano
short fantasy for piano on the famous 24th caprice
5 minutes


Hollows and Dells (2013)

for viola & piano
concert work in three reminiscences
12 minutes


El Martillo (2013)

for 3 pairs of bongos
fantasy on an Afro-Cuban rhythm
3 minutes


Thirteen Tanka (2013)

for baritone, oboe, viola & cello
song cycle on Japanese tanka poetry
9 minutes


Duo (2012)

for flute & cello
concert work in three movements
12 minutes


Ronde Fantastique (2012)

for 10 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
4 minutes


The Spinning Ballerina (2011)

for 15 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
6 minutes


BeatBox (2010)

for clarinet, trumpet, double bass, piano & percussion
divertissement for young audiences
5 minutes


Quelques Fleurs (2010)

for clarinet, cello & piano
perfumed suite in four movements
12 minutes


Swimmy (2010)

for narrator, clarinet, piano, violin & cello
based on the children’s picture book by Leo Lionni
5 minutes


Cabinet of Curiosities (2009)

for clarinet & piano
concert work in five diverse miniatures
15 minutes


Pattern Preludes (books 1––4) (2005, 2009, 2009, 2015)

for piano
24 short figural preludes for piano (may be played individually)
38 minutes: book 1 (11 minutes), book 2 (8 minutes), book 3 (8 minutes), book 4 (11 minutes)


String Quartet No. 3 The Art of Conversation (2007)

for 2 violins, viola & cello
seven dialogues for string quartet
12 minutes


Lingering (2007)

for piano, violin & cello
ringtone
23 seconds


Tableau and Details (2006)

for cello & piano
concert work in one scene and four details
15 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string sextet (also transcribed for string orchestra)
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Three Character Pieces (2006)

for bassoon & viola
short concert work in three movements
7 minutes


Imaginary Scenes (2005)

for violin & piano
concert work in four fantasies
17 minutes


Fanfares (2005–)

for 6 trumpets
three fanfares for trumpet ensemble
3; 2; 2 minutes


The Waiting Game (2005)

for flute (/piccolo), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin, cello, harp & percussion
choreographic scene for dance
10 minutes


Red Pajamas (2005)

for flute (piccolo), clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
variations on a folk tune [a work for young audiences]
8 minutes


Tagore Love Songs (2004)

for mezzo-soprano, baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
22 minutes


The Secret Of Your Heart (2004)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


The Sky With All Its Stars (2004)

for baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


Music Box Prelude (2004)

for piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello & piano (or harp), percussion
humorous intermezzo
3 minutes


Four Fables (2003)

for flute, clarinet & piano
based on fables from near and far
11 minutes


Capriccios (2002–)

for violin
five capriccios for solo violin (may be played individually)
10 minutes (2; 2; 2; 2; 2 minutes)


Variations (2002)

for viola & piano
on a theme by Bartok
7 minutes


String Quartet No. 2 ‘Etudes’ (2002)

for string quartet
11 minutes


Leila (2001)

for baritone, guitar, & string quartet
song cycle
11 minutes


Parizade and the Singing Tree (2001)

for narrator, flute (/piccolo /alto flute), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin,cello, piano & percussion
folk tale from the Arabian Nights for narrator & ensemble
24 minutes


Duet (1998)

for harp & viola
romance in four movements
11 minutes


Winter Scenes (1997)

for mezzo-soprano, harp, flute (/alto flute) & viola
four songs on poetry of D. G. Jones
13 minutes

 

ORCHESTRA & LARGE ENSEMBLE:

Ring the Bells at Break of Day (2016)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; 2 harps; piano/celeste; timpani, 5 percussion; strings
6 minutes


Lucutus Profugis (2016)

for string orchestra
elegy for the displaced
6 minutes


Cinderella (2014)

for flute, clarinet, cornet (trumpet), trombone, string quartet & percussion
music for the 1922 silent silhouette film by Lotte Reiniger
13 minutes


G. F. Handel’s Messiah: The Pre-Game Show (2011)

for actor; SATB chorus; tenor solo, baritone solo; orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoon; 2 trumpets, timpani, harpsichord; strings
presentation for young audiences
45 minutes


Visions from Another World (2008)

for orchestra: winds: 2*22*2; brass: 2110; harp; harpsichord; timpani, 3 percussion; strings (min. 66432)
after illustrations by J. J. Grandville
13 minutes


City Scenes (2006)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; harp; piano/celeste; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
three urban dances for orchestra
11 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string orchestra
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Concertino for Trumpet (2004)

for trumpet & chamber orchestra: trumpet (C), flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, contrabass, 2 percussion
15 minutes


The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad (2003)

for orchestra: winds: piccolo, 2222, soprano sax, contrabssoon; brass: 4221; harp; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
tone poem for orchestra
14 minutes


Triton and the Giants (2001)

for wind ensemble: winds: 2232 bass clarinet, 2 alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax; brass: 4332, euphonium; harp; timpani, 2 percussion, piano, 2 contrabass
tone poem for wind ensemble
8 minutes

 

VOCAL & CHORAL:

Thirteen Tanka (2013)

for baritone, oboe, viola & cello
song cycle on Japanese tanka poetry
9 minutes


Orange Torches Against the Rain (2012)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle of flowers and rain after poems by Amy Lowell
12 minutes


Tagore Love Songs (2004)

for mezzo-soprano, baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
22 minutes


The Secret Of Your Heart (2004)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


The Sky With All Its Stars (2004)

for baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


Leila (2001)

for baritone, guitar, & string quartet
song cycle on Arabic poems of unrequited love by Majnun Leila
11 minutes


A Measure In Trance (2000)

for choir acapella SSAATTBB
six songs for choir on poetry of Al-Mutazz
8 minutes


Winter Scenes (1997)

mezzo-soprano, harp, flute (/alto flute) & viola
four songs on poetry of D. G. Jones
13 minutes

 

SOLO & DUO:

Tarantella (2015)

for piano
maniacal dance
5 minutes


Paganini Reverie (2013)

for piano
short fantasy for piano on the famous 24th caprice
5 minutes


Hollows and Dells (2013)

for viola & piano
concert work in three reminiscences
12 minutes


Cabinet of Curiosities (2009)

for clarinet & piano
concert work in five diverse miniatures
15 minutes


Pattern Preludes (books 1–4) (2005, 2009, 2009, 2015)

for piano
24 short figural preludes for piano (may be played individually)
38 minutes: book 1 (11 minutes), book 2 (8 minutes), book 3 (8 minutes), book 4 (11 minutes)


Tableau and Details (2006)

for cello & piano
concert work in one scene and four details
15 minutes


Three Character Pieces (2006)

for bassoon & viola
short concert work in three movements
7 minutes


Imaginary Scenes (2005)

for violin & piano
concert work in four fantasies
17 minutes


Capriccios (2002–)

for violin
five capriccios (may be played individually)
10 minutes (2; 2; 2; 2; 2 minutes)


Variations (2002)

for viola & piano
on a theme of Bartok
7 minutes


Duet (1998)

for harp & viola
romance in four movements
11 minutes

CHAMBER

Stomping Grounds (2015)

for clarinet, violin & piano
15 minutes


Tarantella (2015)

for piano
maniacal dance
5 minutes


Studies in Nature (2014)

for harp, flute & viola
after nature illustrations by Ernst Haeckel
12 minutes


Canticle and Caprice (2014)

for violin, viola, & cello
short concert work for string trio
7 minutes


Fantasy on Bulgarian Rhythms (2013)

for string quartet
inspired by folk dance rhythms of Bulgaria
7 minutes


Paganini Reverie (2013)

for piano
short fantasy for piano on the famous 24th caprice
5 minutes


Hollows and Dells (2013)

for viola & piano
concert work in three reminiscences
12 minutes


El Martillo (2013)

for 3 pairs of bongos
fantasy on an Afro-Cuban rhythm
3 minutes


Thirteen Tanka (2013)

for baritone, oboe, viola & cello
song cycle on Japanese tanka poetry
9 minutes


Duo (2012)

for flute & cello
concert work in three movements
12 minutes


Ronde Fantastique (2012)

for 10 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
4 minutes


The Spinning Ballerina (2011)

for 15 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
6 minutes


BeatBox (2010)

for clarinet, trumpet, double bass, piano & percussion
divertissement for young audiences
5 minutes


Quelques Fleurs (2010)

for clarinet, cello & piano
perfumed suite in four movements
12 minutes


Swimmy (2010)

for narrator, clarinet, piano, violin & cello
based on the children’s picture book by Leo Lionni
5 minutes


Cabinet of Curiosities (2009)

for clarinet & piano
concert work in five diverse miniatures
15 minutes


Pattern Preludes (books 1––4) (2005, 2009, 2009, 2015)

for piano
24 figural preludes for piano (may be played individually)
38 minutes: book 1 (11 minutes), book 2 (8 minutes), book 3 (8 minutes), book 4 (11 minutes)


String Quartet No. 3 The Art of Conversation (2007)

for 2 violins, viola & cello
seven dialogues for string quartet
12 minutes


Lingering (2007)

for piano, violin & cello
ringtone
23 seconds


Tableau and Details (2006)

for cello & piano
concert work in one scene and four details
15 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string sextet (also transcribed for string orchestra)
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Three Character Pieces (2006)

for bassoon & viola
short concert work in three movements
7 minutes


Imaginary Scenes (2005)

for violin & piano
concert work in four fantasies
17 minutes


Fanfares (2005–)

for 6 trumpets
three fanfares for trumpet ensemble
3; 2; 2 minutes


The Waiting Game (2005)

for flute (/piccolo), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin, cello, harp & percussion
choreographic scene for dance
10 minutes


Red Pajamas (2005)

for flute (piccolo), clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
variations on a folk tune [a work for young audiences]
8 minutes


Tagore Love Songs (2004)

for mezzo-soprano, baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
22 minutes


The Secret Of Your Heart (2004)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


The Sky With All Its Stars (2004)

for baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


Music Box Prelude (2004)

for piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello & piano (or harp), percussion
humorous intermezzo
3 minutes


Four Fables (2003)

for flute, clarinet & piano
based on fables from near and far
11 minutes


Capriccios (2002–)

for violin
five capriccios for solo violin (may be played individually)
10 minutes (2; 2; 2; 2; 2 minutes)


Variations (2002)

for viola & piano
on a theme by Bartok
7 minutes


String Quartet No. 2 ‘Etudes’ (2002)

for string quartet
four studies for string quartet
11 minutes


Leila (2001)

for baritone, guitar, & string quartet
song cycle on Arabic poems of unrequited love
11 minutes


Parizade and the Singing Tree (2001)

for narrator, flute (/piccolo /alto flute), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin,cello, piano & percussion
folk tale from the Arabian Nights for narrator & ensemble
24 minutes


Duet (1998)

for harp & viola
romance in four movements
11 minutes


Winter Scenes (1997)

for mezzo-soprano, harp, flute (/alto flute) & viola
four songs on poetry of D. G. Jones
13 minutes

ORCHESTRA

Ring the Bells at Break of Day (2016)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; 2 harps; piano/celeste; timpani, 5 percussion; strings
6 minutes


Lucutus Profugis (2016)

for string orchestra
elegy for the displaced
6 minutes


G. F. Handel’s Messiah: The Pre-Game Show (2011)

for actor; SATB chorus; tenor solo, baritone solo; orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoon; 2 trumpets, timpani, harpsichord; strings
presentation for young audiences
45 minutes


Visions from Another World (2008)

for orchestra: winds: 2*22*2; brass: 2110; harp; harpsichord; timpani, 3 percussion; strings (min. 66432)
after illustrations by J. J. Grandville
13 minutes


City Scenes (2006)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3* ; brass: 4331; harp; piano/celeste; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
three urban dances for orchestra
11 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string orchestra
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Concertino for Trumpet (2004)

for trumpet & chamber orchestra: trumpet (C), flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, contrabass, 2 percussion
15 minutes


The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad (2003)

for orchestra: winds: piccolo, 2222, soprano sax, contrabssoon; brass: 4221; harp; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
tone poem for orchestra
14 minutes


Triton and the Giants (2001)

for wind ensemble: winds: 2232 bass clarinet, 2 alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax; brass: 4332, euphonium; harp; timpani, 2 percussion, piano, 2 contrabass
tone poem for wind ensemble
8 minutes

LARGE ENSEMBLE

Ring the Bells at Break of Day (2016)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; 2 harps; piano/celeste; timpani, 5 percussion; strings
6 minutes


Lucutus Profugis (2016)

for string orchestra
elegy for the displaced
6 minutes


Cinderella (2014)

for flute, clarinet, cornet (trumpet), trombone, string quartet & percussion
music for the 1922 silent silhouette film by Lotte Reiniger
13 minutes


Ronde Fantastique (2012)

for 10 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
4 minutes


The Spinning Ballerina (2011)

for 15 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
6 minutes


G. F. Handel’s Messiah: The Pre-Game Show (2011)

for actor; SATB chorus; tenor solo, baritone solo; orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoon; 2 trumpets, timpani, harpsichord; strings
presentation for young audiences
45 minutes


Visions from Another World (2008)

for orchestra: winds: 2*22*2; brass: 2110; harp; harpsichord; timpani, 3 percussion; strings (min. 66432)
after illustrations by J. J. Grandville
13 minutes


City Scenes (2006)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; harp; piano/celeste; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
three urban dances for orchestra
11 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string orchestra
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Concertino for Trumpet (2004)

for trumpet & chamber orchestra: trumpet (C), flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, contrabass, 2 percussion
15 minutes


The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad (2003)

for orchestra: winds: piccolo, 2222, soprano sax, contrabssoon; brass: 4221; harp; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
tone poem for orchestra
14 minutes


Triton and the Giants (2001)

for wind ensemble: winds: 2232 bass clarinet, 2 alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax; brass: 4332, euphonium; harp; timpani, 2 percussion, piano, 2 contrabass
tone poem for wind ensemble
8 minutes

VOCAL/CHORAL

Thirteen Tanka (2013)

for baritone, oboe, viola & cello
song cycle on Japanese tanka poetry
9 minutes


Orange Torches Against the Rain (2012)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle of flowers and rain after poems by Amy Lowell
12 minutes


Tagore Love Songs (2004)

for mezzo-soprano, baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
22 minutes


The Secret Of Your Heart (2004)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


The Sky With All Its Stars (2004)

for baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


Leila (2001)

for baritone, guitar, & string quartet
song cycle
11 minutes


A Measure In Trance (2000)

for choir acapella SSAATTBB
six songs for choir on poetry of Al-Mutazz
8 minutes


Winter Scenes (1997)

mezzo-soprano, harp, flute (/alto flute) & viola
four songs on poetry of D. G. Jones
13 minutes

SOLO/DUO

Tarantella (2015)

for piano
maniacal dance
5 minutes


Paganini Reverie (2013)

for piano
short fantasy for piano on the famous 24th caprice
5 minutes


Hollows and Dells (2013)

for viola & piano
concert work in three reminiscences
12 minutes


Cabinet of Curiosities (2009)

for clarinet & piano
concert work in five diverse miniatures
15 minutes


Pattern Preludes (books 1–4) (2005, 2009, 2009, 2015)

for piano
24 short figural preludes for piano (may be played individually)
38 minutes: book 1 (11 minutes), book 2 (8 minutes), book 3 (8 minutes), book 4 (11 minutes)


Tableau and Details (2006)

for cello & piano
concert work in one scene and four details
15 minutes


Imaginary Scenes (2005)

for violin & piano
concert work in four fantasies
17 minutes


Capriccios (2002–)

for violin
five capriccios (may be played individually)
10 minutes (2; 2; 2; 2; 2 minutes)


Variations (2002)

for viola & piano
on a theme of Bartok
7 minutes


Duet (1998)

for harp & viola
romance in four movements
11 minutes

CHRONOLOGICAL

Ring the Bells at Break of Day (2016)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; 2 harps; piano/celeste; timpani, 5 percussion; strings
6 minutes


Lucutus Profugis (2016)

for string orchestra
elegy for the displaced
6 minutes


Stomping Grounds (2015)

for clarinet, violin & piano
15 minutes


Tarantella (2015)

for piano
maniacal dance
5 minutes


Pattern Preludes (books 1––4) (2005, 2009, 2009, 2015)

for piano
24 short figural preludes for piano (may be played individually)
38 minutes: book 1 (11 minutes), book 2 (8 minutes), book 3 (8 minutes), book 4 (11 minutes)


Studies in Nature (2014)

for harp, flute & viola
after nature illustrations by Ernst Haeckel
12 minutes


Cinderella (2014)

for flute, clarinet, cornet (trumpet), trombone, string quartet & percussion
music for the 1922 silent silhouette film by Lotte Reiniger
13 minutes


Canticle and Caprice (2014)

for violin, viola, & cello
short concert work for string trio
7 minutes


Fantasy on Bulgarian Rhythms (2013)

for string quartet
inspired by folk dance rhythms of Bulgaria
7 minutes


Paganini Reverie (2013)

for piano
short fantasy for piano on the famous 24th caprice
5 minutes


Hollows and Dells (2013)

for viola & piano
concert work in three reminiscences
12 minutes


El Martillo (2013)

for 3 pairs of bongos
fantasy on an Afro-Cuban rhythm
3 minutes


Thirteen Tanka (2013)

for baritone, oboe, viola & cello
song cycle on Japanese tanka poetry
9 minutes


Duo (2012)

for flute & cello
concert work in three movements
12 minutes


Capriccios (2002–2012)

for violin
five capriccios (may be played individually)
10 minutes (2; 2; 2; 2; 2 minutes)


Orange Torches Against the Rain (2012)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle of flowers and rain after poems by Amy Lowell
12 minutes


Ronde Fantastique (2012)

for 10 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
4 minutes


The Spinning Ballerina (2011)

for 15 instruments
after an illustration by J. J. Grandville
6 minutes


G. F. Handel’s Messiah: The Pre-Game Show (2011)

for actor; SATB chorus; tenor solo, baritone solo; orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoon; 2 trumpets, timpani, harpsichord; strings
presentation for young audiences
45 minutes


BeatBox (2010)

for clarinet, trumpet, double bass, piano & percussion
divertissement for young audiences
5 minutes


Quelques Fleurs (2010)

for clarinet, cello & piano
perfumed suite in four movements
12 minutes


Swimmy (2010)

for narrator, clarinet, piano, violin & cello
based on the children’s picture book by Leo Lionni
5 minutes


Cabinet of Curiosities (2009)

for clarinet & piano
concert work in five diverse miniatures
15 minutes


Visions from Another World (2008)

for orchestra: winds: 2*22*2; brass: 2110; harp; harpsichord; timpani, 3 percussion; strings (min. 66432)
after illustrations by J. J. Grandville
13 minutes


String Quartet No. 3 The Art of Conversation (2007)

for 2 violins, viola & cello
seven dialogues for string quartet
12 minutes


Lingering (2007)

for piano, violin & cello
ringtone
23 seconds


Tableau and Details (2006)

for cello & piano
concert work in one scene and four details
15 minutes


City Scenes (2006)

for orchestra: winds: 3*3*3*3*; brass: 4331; harp; piano/celeste; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
three urban dances for orchestra
11 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string orchestra
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Lamentation on The Disasters of War (2006)

for string sextet (also transcribed for string orchestra)
after etchings of Francisco de Goya
10 minutes


Three Character Pieces (2006)

for bassoon & viola
short concert work in three movements
7 minutes


Imaginary Scenes (2005)

for violin & piano
concert work in four fantasies
17 minutes


Fanfares (2005–)

for 6 trumpets
three fanfares for trumpet ensemble
3; 2; 2 minutes


The Waiting Game (2005)

for flute (/piccolo), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin, cello, harp & percussion
choreographic scene for dance
10 minutes


Red Pajamas (2005)

for flute (piccolo), clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
variations on a folk tune [a work for young audiences]
8 minutes


Tagore Love Songs (2004)

for mezzo-soprano, baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
22 minutes


The Secret Of Your Heart (2004)

for mezzo-soprano & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


The Sky With All Its Stars (2004)

for baritone & piano
song cycle on poetry of Rabindranath Tagore
10 minutes


Concertino for Trumpet (2004)

for trumpet & chamber orchestra: trumpet (C), flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, contrabass, 2 percussion
15 minutes


Music Box Prelude (2004)

for piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello & piano (or harp), percussion
humorous intermezzo
3 minutes


Four Fables (2003)

for flute, clarinet & piano
based on fables from near and far
11 minutes


Variations (2002)

for viola & piano
on a theme by Bartok
7 minutes


String Quartet No. 2 ‘Etudes’ (2002)

for string quartet
11 minutes


Leila (2001)

for baritone, guitar, & string quartet
song cycle
11 minutes


Parizade and the Singing Tree (2001)

for narrator, flute (/piccolo /alto flute), clarinet (/bass clarinet), violin,cello, piano & percussion
folk tale from the Arabian Nights for narrator & ensemble
24 minutes


The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad (2003)

for orchestra: winds: piccolo, 2222, soprano sax, contrabssoon; brass: 4221; harp; timpani, 3 percussion; strings
tone poem for orchestra
14 minutes


Triton and the Giants (2001)

for wind ensemble: winds: 2232 bass clarinet, 2 alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax; brass: 4332, euphonium; harp; timpani, 2 percussion, piano, 2 contrabass
tone poem for wind ensemble
8 minutes

A Measure In Trance (2000)

for choir acapella SSAATTBB
six songs for choir on poetry of Al-Mutazz
8 minutes


Duet (1998)

for harp & viola
romance in four movements
11 minutes


Winter Scenes (1997)

for mezzo-soprano, harp, flute (/alto flute) & viola
four songs on poetry of D. G. Jones
13 minutes

© 2015 KARIM AL-ZAND