Susan Phone

Selected Works

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Opera

The News from Poems (120’), 2015
The Giver (85’), 2012
One False Move (35’), 2002
Somebody’s Children (70’), 2001
Joshua’s Boots (libretto) (60’), 1999
She Never Lost a Passenger: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, (35'), 2015; piano only 1996


Orchestral

Miranda’s Waltz - narrator, orchestra (28’), 2009


Chamber Music

Etude for Two People and One Thing - clarinet, Tibetan prayer stones, computer (7’), 2017
And Then Not - clarinet, percussion (11’), 2016
My Lucky - solo piano (8’), 2016
Hermestänze - violin, piano (30’), 2014
A Garden’s Time Piece - soprano, violin (13’), 2011
The Lunch Counter - solo bassoon (25’), 2009
Postcards from America - oboe, piano (18’), 2009
Pas de Deux for Clarinet, Cello and Chimes (12’), 2008
The Donkey, the Goat and the Little Dog - string quartet, narrator (25’), 2007
Five Movements for my Father - baritone, violin, clarinet, cello, piano (30’), 2005
Fever Time (text) - percussion, children's chorus (8’), 2000
Museum Pieces - bassoon, string quartet (19’), 2001
Moody Duos - two violins (4’), 2003
Partite Américaine - soprano, mezzo/counter tenor, violin, cello, harpsichord (22’), 2004
Solo Sonata - violin, viola (19’), 2002
A Cycle of Songs - soprano, single reeds/trumpets, piano (30’), 2001
A City Suite - cello and piano (12’), 2000, 2001
Two Tricky Tales - clarinet/bass clarinet, trumpet(s), violin, cello, percussion, narrator (20’+20’), 1999


Choral Works

The News from Poems (choral cycle), texts by William Carlos Williams (12’), 2004.
And You and I  (6’), 1999


Youth Operas
The Giver (85’), 2012
One False Move (35’), 2002
Somebody’s Children (70’), 2001
Joshua’s Boots (libretto) (60’), 1999
She Never Lost a Passenger: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, (35'), 2015; piano only 1996


Young Audiences
Miranda’s Waltz - narrator, orchestra (28’), 2009
The Donkey, the Goat and the Little Dog - string quartet, narrator (25’), 2007
Two Tricky Tales - clarinet/bass clarinet, trumpet(s), violin, cello, percussion, narrator (20’+20’), 1999
Fever Time (text) - percussion, children's chorus (8’), 2000