Richard Felciano
Works addressing acoustical or electro-acoustical issues

Orchestral Music

Camp Songs for chamber orchestra

Concerto for Organ and Orchestra

Galactic Rounds for orchestra

Mutations for Orchestra


Overture Concertante for clarinet and orchestra

Symphony for string orchestra

Chamber Music

Cante jondo for bassoon, clarinet, and piano

Constellations for multiple brass quintets & horn choir

Dark Landscape for solo English Horn

Eurydice for bassoon and piano

Five Short Piano Pieces

Gravities for piano, four hands

In Celebration of Golden Rain for Indonesian gamelan and Western pipe organ

Lontano for harp and piano

Masks for flute and trumpet

Of Things Remembered for harp, flute and viola

Palladio for violin, piano, and percussion

Prelude for piano

Primal Balance for contrabass & flute

Salvador Allende for String Quartet, Clarinet and Percussion.

Shadows for six players for fl, cl, vln, vlc, pno, perc

Spectra for doublebass and flutes

String Quartet


Vocal Music

Four Poems from the Japanese for women's voices, 5 harps, percussion

Furies for three sopranos and three flutes

Lumen for soprano and organ

Streaming/Dreaming for solo soprano (commissioned by Phyllis Bryn-Julson)

The Captives for SATB chorus, orchestra

The Seasons unacc. chorus

Vac for female voice, cl, vln, vlc, and pno

For Electronic Sound

The Angels of Turtle Island for soprano, fl, vln, perc, and live electronics

And From the Abyss for solo tuba and electronic sound sources

Background Music; theatre piece for harp & live electronics

Chöd for vln, vlc, cb, 2 perc, pno, & live electronics

Crasis for fl, cl, vln, vlc, pno, hp, perc, & electronic sounds

Ekagrata for organ, 2 drummers, and electronic sounds

Glossolalia for baritone voice, organ, percussion, and electronic sounds

God of the Expanding Universe for organ and electronic sounds

Hymn of the Universe for SAB chorus & electronic

Lamentations for Jani Christou for fl (picc), ob, bn, Fr hn, tpt, tn, tba, vlc, cb, pno, 2 perc, electr. sounds [Tanglewood; Fromm commission]

Litany for organ and electronic tape

Noosphere I (electronic tape)

Noösphere II for alto flute and electronic tape

Out of Sight for SATB chorus, organ, and electronic sounds

Pentecost Sunday: Double Alleluia for unison chorus, organ, and electronic sounds

Frames and Gestures for piano quintet & electronic sounds

Responsory for solo male voice and interactive live electronics

Sic Transit equal or mixed voices, organ, electronic sounds,& light sounces

Signs for SATB chorus, electronic sounds, and 3 slide projectors

Susani for SATB chorus, organ, bell-tree, and electronic

The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria; electronic score for Arrabal's play

The Hollow Woods for 2 recorders and live electronics

The Passing of Enkidu for SATB chorus, pno, perc, & electronic sounds

3-in-1-in-3 for 2 choruses, tape, organ(s), and optional instruments

Windows in the Sky for unison chorus, organ & electronic sounds

Words of St. Peter for SATB chorus, organ & electronic sounds

Miscellaneous: video, environmental

Berlin Feuerwerksmusik for 3 mobile carillons in Tempelhof Airfield

Instruments of Violence; video work (with Brice Howard)

Islands of Sound environmental Music for 14 Carillons

Linearity; a video work for harp & live electronics

Mother Goose-A Parable of Man electronic score for video work by Brice Howard

Point of Inflection, electronic score for video work by Stephen Beck

The Tuning of the Sky for carillon

Trio for Speaker, Screen and Viewer (interactive work for broadcast television)


Music analysis of Varèse' Poème éléctronique and commentary on sketches by the composer newly discovered in the files of the Philips Corporation. In Marc Treib: Space Calculated in Seconds: The Philips Pavilion, Le Corbusier, Varèse (Princeton University Press).


Baker's Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (U.S.); Contemporary Composers (St. James Press, London); Riemann Musiklexikon (Germany); Sohlmann's Musiklexikon (Sweden); The Thames & Hudson Encyclopaedia of 20th-Century Music (England); The Norton Anthology of Choral Music (U.S.); American Composers--A Biographical Dictionary (Ewen)(US); New Music Composition (David Cope; Schirmer Books);Avant-garde Choral Music (May); American Vocal Chamber Music 1945-1980 (Lust); Introduction to Contemporary Music (Joseph Machlis; Norton); Contemporary Instrumental Techniques (Read; G. Schirmer); American Choral Music Since 1920 (DeVenney); The Contemporary Contrabass (Turetzky; UC Press); Writing for the Pedal Harp (Inglefield & Neill; UC Press); Die Carillons von Berlin und Patsdam (Jeffery Bossin; Stapp Verlag, Berlin); Choral Music - History, Style, and Performance Practice (Garretson; Prentice Hall); The New International Dictionary of Music (Morehead; Meridian/Penguin); University of Illinois Ph.D. dissertation: "The Sacred Choral Music of Richard Felciano" (Christiansen).