MICHAEL SCHELLE  :  CATALOG OF WORKS


 



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ORCHESTRAL


  • Trapped Like Rats  (2021)
  • Summit at San Quentin  (2019), for chamber orchestra
  • Virus  (2019)
  • The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse  (2017)
  • And Then They Just Disappear into the Night  (2016)

  • RESILIENCE  (2015), for viola, cello and orchestra  -  on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2

         1.  Dachaulieder
         2.  Rising Sun, Fallen Sky
         3.  Blast of Silence

  • Sun Wukong  (2013), for cello and orchestra
  • Through the Bright Lights of Hell  (2013), for chamber orchestra vs. new music ensemble
  • The Exorcism of the Sugar Plum Fairy  (2012)
  • Guardian  (2011), violin and orchestra
  • Rain  (2009), soprano and orchestra
  • The Beast of Brazil  (2005)
  • Ear Infection  (2005)
  • Vox Humana  (2005)
  • Extraction on No. 8  (2004)
  • Chrysalis  (2003)
  • Wright Flight  (2002), piano concerto
  • Samurai  (1999)
  • Spider Baby  (1996)
  • Spirits  (1993), six biographies for orchestra
           1.  Jonestown Echo  (Rev. Jim Jones)
           2.  Detour to Nowhere  (John Dillinger)
           3.  Limberlost  (Gene Stratton Porter)
           4.  One for the Gipper  (Knute Rockne)
           5.  ben bonhommes rouge  (Ezra Pound)
           6.  The Last Ride  (James Dean)
  • Blast  (1992)
  • Rapscallion  (1990)
  • After the Meridian: Times of Future Passed  (1990), for soloists, chorus and orchestra
  • The Big Night  (1989)
  • Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra  (1986)
  • Swashbuckler!  (1984)
  • Play Us Chastity on Your Violin  (1984), for violin and chamber orchestra
  • Pygmies II  (1983)
  • Pygmies  (1982)
  • Masque  (1979)
  • El Salon Medico  (1977)
  • Lancaster Variations  (1976)



WIND ENSEMBLE / SYMPHONIC BAND


  • Hangover Hotel  (2020)
  • A Far Cry from Fairview  (2019)
  • O Magma Mysterium  (2016)
  • Fear Strikes Out  (2015), for trombone and wind ensemble
  • The Old Rugged Menorah  (2014), for brass choir and percussion
  • Extraction on No. 9  (2013)

          1.  The Exhausted Sun
          2.  Bullet Train to Hell
          3.  After Afterlife

  • Prayer  (2004), for cello and wind ensemble
  • When Hell Freezes Over  (1996)
       Double Concerto for Bari Sax, Bass Clarinet and Wind Ensemble
           1.  Baptism
           2.  Confession
           3.  Communion
  • Guttersnipe  (1994)
  • Contraband  (1991)
  • Seven Steps from Hell  (1985)
  • Cliffhanger March  (1984)
  • King Ubu  (1981), for large wind ensemble, inconspicuous (hidden) solo violin and pipe organ
          1.  Pines of Ubu
          2.  Ubu in Love
          3.  Ubu in Chains



CHAMBER


  • KURASHIKKU  (2021), flute / bass flute, clarinet / bass clarinet and piano
  • Jackhammer Heracles  (2021), alto sax (or Bb clarinet) and piano
  • Kingfish Levinsky  (2021), oboe (or soprano sax), tenor sax and piano
  • Discreet Street  (2021), for double bass and piano
  • In the Shame of Her Own Silence (2021), flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano
  • Fünf Verschwörungstheorien  (2021), wind quintet (fl, ob, cl, horn, bsn)

           (Five Conspiracy Theories)
  • Stasis at Warp Speed  (2020), clarinet and piano
  • Papa Hemingway's Polydactyls  (2020), chamber ensemble
  • Hichirikima  (2020), for two cellos
  • JUKAI (Mt. Fuji Suicide Forest)  (2019), for hichiriki, accordion, harp, piano, contrabass, 3 voices, percussion
  • Summit at San Quentin (2019), for large chamber ensemble (small chamber orchestra)
  • Psalm of These Days  (2019), for eight pianos
  • Fear and Loathing in the Carthusian Monastery at Valldemossa (2019), for 2 pianos, 8 hands
  • The Tragic Paradigm of Miss Mi$-T's Misguided Expectations (2019), for clarinet, ryūteki, piano, accordion, perc.
  • The Eisenstein Mummers  (2018), for tenor sax, tuba, three accordions, piano, percussion, viola, cello, bass
  • Hesitation Killed the Cat  (2018), for flute, bass clarinet, harp and cello
  • Rosemary's Baby's Accordions  (2018), for violin, guitar and three accordions
  • Vorsichtig  (2017), for guitar duo
  • The Illusion of Invincibility  (2017), for violin and piano
  • My Tears Fall Dry  (2017), for violin and piano
  • Chords That Rhyme with Your Eyes  (2017), violin and piano
  • Chords That Rhyme with Your Eyes  (2017), clarinet and piano
  • Bury the Hatchet  (2017), for guitar quartet
  • Chamber Concerto MMXVI (2016), for flute, violin, cello and piano
  • Big Stick Diplomacy (2016), for flute, oboe, violin, cello and piano
  • Tranquilizer (2015), for clarinet, viola (or violin), euphonium (or tuba), and percussion
  • Head 'em off at the Pass-acaglia (2015), string trio (violin, viola, cello)
  • The End of Al Capone (2014), mono-opera for singer / actor and chamber ensemble
  • The Wolves of Parnassus (2014), for clarinet / bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
  • Mystic Mourning (2014), for solo violin and chamber ensemble
  • Burning Crusaders (2014), for five trumpets and percussion
  • Crusher (2013), for guitar and piano
  • Meine Grossmutter Kostbaren Klarinette (2013), for clarinet and piano
  • My Precious Iron Lung (2013), for horn and piano
  • My Precious Iron Cello (2013), for euphonium and piano
  • Their House Was Around Here, Somewhere ... (2012), for piano and chamber ensemble
  • Red Herring (2012), for two tenor saxophones
  • Red Herring (2011), for clarinet and tenor sax
  • Sprechstisambastimme (2011), for string quartet
  • Say Goodnight, Gracie (2010), for large chamber ensemble
  • Nagoya Spiral (2009), for any four players and pre-recorded medium
  • Calhoun (2009), for large chamber ensemble
  • The Fall of Susan McClary (2009), for chamber ensemble
  • No Child Left Behind (2007), large chamber ensemble
  • The Viola the Wind Swept Away (2007), for solo viola and chamber ensemble
  • Heartland (2007), for clarinet, tenor sax, violin, cello, bass, piano and percussion
          1.  Buckeye Zombies
          2.  Hawkeye Feeder
          3.  Ill-i-Noise
          4.  Badger Baby
          5.  Bluegrass Voodoo
          6.  Michigan Militia
          7.  Threnody for the Victims of Indiana
  • Struwwelpeter (2006), song cycle (6) for tenor and piano (1991)
            - orch. for tenor and chamber ensemble (2006)
  • It's Curtains for You, Bub (2005), for large chamber ensemble
  • Prayer (2004), for solo cello with harp and piano
  • Gimme Shelter (2001), for violin and piano
  • Godzilla Brillante (1997) for clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor sax, piano, bass, percussion
  • Berlin Archetype (1990) for clarinet, cello, piaao (and off-stage trumpet and tenor)
  • Inizio (1989), for violin and cello
  • Musica Magnetizzare (1988), for five chamber players
  • Howl (1986), for solo clarinet and four chamber players
  • Play Us Chastity on Your Violin (1984), for solo violin and large chamber ensemble
  • Music for the Alabama Kid (1984), for chamber ensemble
  • Music for Two Pianos (1982)
  • Cry Wolf (1981), for cello and 5 percussionists
  • Music for the Last Days of Strindberg (1979), for chamber ensemble
  • Chamber Concerto (1978), for solo violin, flute, cello and piano


SOLO


  • Campari  (2020), for piano
  • Ulterior Motives  (2019), for piano
  • Alberti Bombardier  (2018), for piano
  • Katzenjammer Kids  (2018), for piano
  • Werner Erherzog (2018), for piano
  • Zärtlichkeit  (2018), for piano
  • Caffeine Freeway  (2017), for piano
  • Roll Over Beethoven  (2016), for piano
  • Straight, No Lithium  (2010), nine (9) bipolar piano preludes

Many of the above solo piano pieces are grouped into two sets: 
Fünf Fantasien nach Bach  -  and  -  Fünf Halluzinationen von Beethoven

               

  • On the Ossoffication of Elephants  (2020), for solo cello
  • Warlock  (2020), for solo trumpet
  • Akita Ekho  (2014), for solo clarinet
  • Aka Sakana  (2012), for solo clarinet
  • Janus: Third Sonata  (1998), for piano
  • Subwoofer  (1996), for flute
  • Hammerstein  (1995), for piano
  • Racing With Rabbits  (1988), solo percussionist
  • Rattlesnake  (1983), solo percussionist
  • Blue Plate Special  (1983), for tuba alone (with aux. percussion)
  • Redbud  (1982), for doublebass



OPERA / CHORAL / VOCAL


  • The End of Al Capone  (2014), mono-opera for voice/actor and chamber ensemble

  • Ra-ahmen  (2010), SATB and four doublebasses

  • Aesop Rules  (1997), 55:00 musical for kids (grade 1 - 5), tenor sax, keyboards, percussion
  • Pipuff  (1992), SATB
  • Struwwelpeter  (1991), 7 Songs for high voice and piano (or chamber ensemble, orch. 2013)

                       VIDEO

  • Dei Angelus  (1987), SATB, organ
  • Six Seasonal Anthems  (1987), SATB, organ
  • Caroleluia  (1987), SATB
  • Swanwhite  (1981), for soprano and piano
  • The Wife Wrapt in Wether's Skin  (1977), TTBB

                                  

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