Music by

Robert Boury

 

 

 

All scores published by Boury Music, P.O. Box 250745, Little Rock, AR 72225-0745.

For more information, please contact the composer at rxboury@ualr.edu.

 

Compositions (ordered by opus number):

Vocal

Four Songs on Death, WoO 2 (Mez, pf), 1966.

Three Serious Songs, WoO 3 (S, pf), 1967.

American Names, op. 5 (v, pf), 1979. Song cycle.

Trying to Pray, op. 6, (v, pf), 1980. Song cycle.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird, op. 7 (v, nar, ww qnt), 1980.

The Branch Will Not Break, op. 8 (v, pf), 1981. Song cycle.

Nonsense Songs, op. 9 (v, pf), 1983.

A Field Guide to the Birds, op. 11 (v, pf), 1983. Song cycle.

Flower Songs, op. 12 (v, pf), 1983.

Five Love Songs, op. 17 (v, pf), 1984.

Two Prayers, op. 18 (v), 1984.

Just Before Dawn, op. 23 (v, pf, vc), 1985. Song cycle.

Two Peace Songs, op. 24 (v, pf), 1985.

Spring Songs, op. 25 (v, pf or 2 gui), 1985.

Song of the Silver Pine, op. 26 (v, pf), 1986.

Song of the Silver Pine, op. 26a (v, cl, str trio, pf), 1986.

A Bowlful of Rhinos, op. 27 (v, pf), 1985. Song cycle.

Two Love Songs, op. 28 (v, fl, cl, pf), 1985.

The American Sublime, op. 29 (v, pf), 1987. Song cycle.

Sleeping in the Forest, op. 30 (v, pf), 1987. Song cycle.

The Region November, op. 31 (v, pf), 1987. Song cycle.

Carnations, op. 32 (v, pf), 1988. Song cycle.

In the Midst of Winter, op. 33 (v, pf), 1988. Song cycle.

Elegies, op. 34 (v, pf), 1980-90.

November by the Sea, op. 40 (v, pf), 1991. Song cycle.

Song of the Silver Pine, op. 26 (v, pf), 1986.

Song of the Silver Pine, op. 26a (v, cl, str trio, pf), 1986.

3 Love Songs, op. 44 (Bar, pf), 1996.

New Folk Songs, op. 46 (S, pf or gui), 1998. Collection of songs.

The Tree of Night, op. 47 (S, pf), 1998. Two songs.

Chinese Songs, op. 49 (Mez, pf), 1998. Three songs.

Three Wishes, op. 50 (S, pf), 1999. Three songs.

At Morning Star, op. 52 (Bar or Mez, pf), 2001. Three songs.

In the Garden of the Lord, op. 54 (Mez, pf), 2001. Two songs.

To Dream Again, op. 56 (S, pf), 2002. Song cycle.

Domination of Black, op.57 (Mez, pf.), 2003. Song Cycle

Of History and Hope, op. 58 (Mez, Choir, pf,) 2004. Song

Nativity Songs, op. 59 (S, pf), 200., Song Cycle

 

 

 

Choral

The Mathematician, op. 3a (children's choir, nars), 1986.

Good Friday Cantata, op. 13 (SATB, S and T solos, org or pf), 1984.

Three Sacred Pieces, op. 13a (SATB, org or pf), 1984.

American Madrigals, op. 14 (women's vv, pf or hp, gui, ob), 1980-4.

Motets, op. 38 (SATB), 1990.

For the Governor (chorus), op. 43, 1992. Three hymns.

Dramatic

Bowl, Cat, Broomstick, op. 35, 1988. Opera, 1 act.

Cedar Tree and Riverwater, op. 37, 1990. Opera, 1 act.

Maggie, op. 42, 1991. Ragtime musical.

 

Keyboard

Piano

Sonata for Piano, WoO 1, 1965.

Fantasie, Ostinato and Fugue for Piano, WoO 4, 1968.

Honk for Piano and Tape, WoO 8, 1970. See Electroacoustic.

Blues, Rags and Stomps, op. 1, 1970-3.

Suite for Piano, op. 2a, 1974.

Hats'n Horns, op. 3, 1974.

Two Beguines, op. 4 (2 pf), 1975.

Duelin' Pianos, op. 10d (2 pf), 1973.

The Mice Will Play, op. 19 (1 pf, 8 hands), 1981.

Portrait of Chopin, op. 20, 1985.

Sonatina, op. 53, 2000.

 

 

Chamber, Solo Instrument

Violoncello

Sonata for Solo Cello, WoO 6a, 1968.

 

Chamber, Ensemble

Sonata for Two Cello, WoO 6b, 1968.

Migration, WoO 11 (fl, ob, pf), 1986.

Ten Bagatelles (Butterflies of North America), op. 7a (sax qt), 1988. Score: Encora Music Press, 1989.

Ten Bagatelles (Butterflies of North America), op. 7b (ww qnt), 1988.

String Quartet, op. 10c, 1984.

Beautiful Ohio, op. 15 (eng hn, str qt), 1980.

Fantasia and Mimesis, op. 15b (vc ens), 1985.

Piano Trio, op. 16 (pf, vn, vc), 1983.

Duo, op. 16a (fl, pf), 1983.

Celebrations, op. 21 (brass ens), 1981.

Ballade, op. 22 (vc or t sax, pf), 1985. Score: (t sax, pf), Encord Publications, 1995. Recording: Gasparo (GSCD-274), 1989.

Country Caprices, op. 36 (2 va), 1988.

Country Caprices, op. 36a (2 vn), 1988.

Country Caprices, op. 36b (2 vc), 1988.

Country Caprices, op. 36c (bn, vc), 1988.

Country Caprices, op. 36d (ob, vn), 1988.

Two Blues, op. 39 (vn, pf), 1970-1986.

Poem, op. 45a (fl, pf), 1998.

Poem, op. 45b (fl, ob, pf), 1998.

Poem, op. 45c (vc, pf), 1998.

Poem, op. 45d (t sax, pf), 1998.

Hymns to the Night, op. 48 (nar, pf trio), 1998.

Lives of the Great Butterflies, op. 51 (2 a rec, t rec), 1999.

Ballade No. 2, op. 55a (tpt, ob, pf), 2001.

Sonata-Ballade, op. 55b (vc, pf), 2002.

 

Orchestra with Solo Instrument

Three Pastorales, op. 15a (eng hn, str orch), 1980.

Orchestra

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, WoO 5, 1967.

Summer Music, WoO 7, 1968. See Award, 1968.

Grylli, WoO 9, 1971. See Award, 1971.

The Alligator Bride, WoO 10 (chbr orch), 1972.

A Toy Symphony, op. 2, 1974.

Frontier Overture, op. 10, 1976.

Folk Symphony, op. 10a, 1983. 15 min.

Folk Symphony, op. 10b (str orch), 1984.

Electroacoustic

Honk for Piano and Tape, WoO 8, 1970.

CD

Migration: Breath Music by Robert Boury. (Boury Music, 2004).

 

Selected Awards and Honors

1968: BMI Award, for Summer Music.

1971: Joseph H. Bearnes Prize, for Grylli.