Selected Compositions by Tom Swafford

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* score and parts available

 

ORCHESTRA

*Friend or Fiend

Odes to Complacency

Violin Concerto

 

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Suspensions of Disbelief

 

STRING ORCHESTRA

Expectorant

 Lozenge

*Tango Izquierda

Brutal Fanfare

High Lonesome

Ballad

*I'll Twine 'Mid the Ringlets (arr.)

Fables of Faubus (arr.)

Venus in Furs (arr.)

Golden Brown (arr.)

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Theme (arr.)

 

CHAMBER MUSIC

*Adagio Misterioso (string quartet)

*Scherzo Furioso  (string quartet)

*Duet (two violins)

*Duet (violin and viola)

*The Passing Storm (three violins)

*Three Duets for Children (violins)

*Ambuscade (three violins)

*Bodkin (three violins)

*Yclept (three violins)

*Varlet (three violins)

*Dandiprat (three violins)

*Quidnunc (four violins)

*Picaron (four violins)

*Times Square Shuffle (woodwind quintet)

*Traveling Dance (two B flat clarinets)

*Dubious Diversions (B flat clarinet and piano)

*Journey to Funk (flute and piano)

*Terror in 'Toon Town (piano 4-hands)

 

VOCAL (CHORUS)

*Simple Needs  (SATB, text: Dwight Swafford)

 

VOCAL (SOLO )

*Bonnie George Campbell

(voice and piano, Scottish Folk Song )

 

SOLO

*Hair Splitter (violin)

*Mood Chart (B flat clarinet)

*Lament (piano)

*Dance Piece (piano)

*Closure (piano)

*Imposition (bassoon)

*Short Suite (oboe)

 

 

NOVELTY/HUMOR

Hecklepiece (text read by audience and solo improvisor)

Your (so called) 'music' (narrator and graphic score for string orchestra)

*The Wretch (voice and piano or harpsichord, optional bassoon)

*Pay Dirt (voice and piano, chords)