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Robert Ward

Robert Ward received the 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Music and the New York Music Critic's Citation for his opera The Crucible. He has received many commissions for his works, which have been performed by the New York Opera, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony, Central City Opera, Charlotte Opera and the Greater Miami Opera, among others. His body of work includes seven operas, large and small choral works and diverse chamber music. Ward has conducted his own works with many orchestras throughout the world. A member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, he has held three Guggenheim fellowships and received grants from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Rockefeller Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Among his many awards are the North Carolina Award in Fine Arts, the Eastman School Achievement Award and the Cleveland Arts Prize. He continues to lecture  at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Compositions

Choral

Concord Hymn; 7.0245; SATB
Consider Well God's Ways; VP0017D; SATB, Solo B
Earth Shall Be Fair; 7.0020; SATB, SATB & Children's Choir or Solo S, Orchestra
                                                          (Full score and parts on Rental)
Fifth Symphony: Canticles of America; #7.0235; SATB, Solo S, Solo B & Narrator, Orchestra
                                                          (Full score and parts on Rental)
Fifth Symphony: Canticles of America: A Psalm of Life; 7.0237; SATB, Keyboard
I Hail This Land (from Lady Kate); 7.0388; SATB, Band, Piano; (Full score and parts on Rental)
Images of God (Vocal Score); VP0017A; Choral Play
In His Last Days Jesus Came to Jerusalem; VP0017E; SATB, S Solo, Organ
Let Us Heed the Voice Within; VP0017F; SATB, Organ
Sacred Canticles; VP0012; SATB, Trumpet, Percussion, Keyboard
Sweet Freedom's Song; 7.0039; SATB, Solo S & B, Optional Narrator, Orchestra
                                                          (Full score and parts on Rental)
Sweet Freedom's Song: 1. It Was A Great Design; 7.0104; SATB, Piano; (Instrumental parts on Rental)
Sweet Freedom's Song: 6. Epitaphs; 7.0103; SATB, Solo B, Piano; (Instrumental parts on Rental)
Sweet Freedom's Song: 7. Sweet Freedom's Song; 7.0102; SATB, Piano; (Instrumental parts on Rental)
Sweet Freedom's Song: Ballad of Boston Bay; 7.0105; SATB, Piano; (Instrumental parts on Rental)
That Wondrous Night of Christmas Eve; 7.0006; SATB
When Christ Rode Into Jerusalem; 7.0003; SATB, Solo S, Organ
with rue my heart is laden; 7.0343, SATB
Would You Be Glad; 7.0106; SATB, Children's Chorus, Organ

Vocal

Abelard & Heloise (Libretto); 7.0277; Opera
Abelard & Heloise (Vocal Score); 7.0278; Opera
Arias for Baritone; 7.0391; Baritone, Piano
Ballad from 'Pantaloon'; 7.0001; Low Voice
Claudia Legare (Libretto); 7.0240; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
The Crucible (Libretto); 7.0147, Opera
The Crucible (Vocal Score); 7.0028; (Performing materials on Rental)
He Who Gets Slappped (Pantaloon) (Libretto); 7.0146; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
He Who Gets Slappped (Pantaloon) (Vocal Score); 7.0023; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
Hymn to the Night; 7.0238; Soprano
Jonathan and the Gingery Snare (Full Score); VP0007; Narrator & Orchestra;
                                                                                            (Performing materials on Rental)
Lady Kate (Vocal Score); VP0011; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
Love's Seasons; VP0015; High Voice, Piano
Roman Fever (Libretto); VP0014; Opera
Roman Fever (Full Score); VP0008FS; Opera
Roman Fever (Vocal Score); VP0008; Opera
Sacred Songs for Pantheists (Full Score); VP0013; Soprano, Orchestra
Sacred Songs for Pantheists (Piano Vocal Score); VP0038; Soprano, Piano or Orchestra

Opera

Abelard & Heloise (Libretto); 7.0277; Opera
Abelard & Heloise (Vocal Score); 7.0278; Opera
Claudia Legare (Libretto); 7.0240; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
The Crucible (Libretto); 7.0147, Opera
The Crucible (Vocal Score); 7.0028; (Performing materials on Rental)
He Who Gets Slappped (Pantaloon) (Libretto); 7.0146; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
He Who Gets Slappped (Pantaloon) (Vocal Score); 7.0023; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
Hymn to the Night; 7.0238; Soprano
Lady Kate (Vocal Score); VP0011; Opera; (Performing materials on Rental)
Roman Fever (Libretto); VP0014; Opera
Roman Fever (Full Score); VP0008FS; Opera
Roman Fever (Vocal Score); VP0008; Opera

Piano

Bath County Rhapsody (Score & Parts); VP0002; String Quartet & Piano
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra (Piano Score); 7.0069; Piano & Orchestra; (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Lamentation and Scherzo; 7.0305; Piano

Organ

Celebrations of God in Nature; 7.0252; Organ
The Promised Land (Congregational Packet); 7.0301; Organ & Congregation
The Promised Land (Score); 7.0234; Organ & Congregation

Flute

Serenade for Mallarme (Score & Parts); VP0001; Flute, Viola, Cello & Piano

Other Woodwinds

Concerto for Tenor Saxophone & Orchestra (Saxophone/Piano Score); 7.0351; Tenor Saxophone & Piano
                                          (Full score & parts on Rental)
Raleigh Divertimento (Score & Parts); 7.0349; Woodwind Quintet

Brass

Fantasia for Brass Choir and Tympani (Score); 7.0002; Brass & Percussion
Fantasia for Brass Choir and Tympani (Set of Parts); 7.0149; Brass & Percussion
Fantasia for Brass Choir and Tympani (Part); 7.0150; Brass & Percussion

Violin

Appalachian Ditties and Dances; 7.0378; Violin & Piano
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Full Score); VP0010; Violin, Orchestra
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Piano Score); VP0009; Violin, Piano, Orchestra
Dialogues for Violin, Cello & Piano (or Orchestra) (Piano Score & Parts); 7.0345; Violin, Cello, Piano          [Orchestra] (Orchestra score and parts on Rental)
Second Sonata for Violin and Piano; VP0005; Violin, Piano

Viola

Arioso; 7.0152; Viola & Piano
Serenade for Mallarme (Score & Parts); VP0001; Flute, Viola, Cello & Piano
Tarantelle; 7.0151; Viola & Piano

Cello

Arioso; 7.0017; Cello & Piano
Dialogues for Violin, Cello & Piano (or Orchestra) (Piano Score & Parts); 7.0345; Violin, Cello, Piano         [Orchestra] (Orchestra score and parts on Rental)
Serenade for Mallarme (Score & Parts); VP0001; Flute, Viola, Cello & Piano
Tarantelle; 7.0018; Cello & Piano

String Ensembles

Bath County Rhapsody (Score & parts); VP0002; String Quartet & Piano
String Quartet No.1 (Score); 7.0054; String Quartet
String Quartet No.1 (Parts); 7.0158; String Quartet

Miscellaneous Instruments

Echoes of America; VP0020; Clarinet, Cello, Piano Trio

Orchestra

By the Way of Memories (Score); VP0004; Orchestra
Canticles of America ('Fifth Symphony') (Piano/Vocal Score) 7.0235; SATB, Solo S, Solo B, & Narrator,      Orchestra; (Full score and parts on Rental)
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra (Piano Score); 7.0069; Piano & Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Full Score); VP0010; Violin & Orchsetra
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Piano Score) VP0009; Violin, Piano, Orchestra
Dialogues for Violin, Cello & Piano (or Orchestra) (Piano Score & Parts); 7.0345; Violin, Cello, Piano      [Orchestra] (Orchestra score and parts on Rental)
Euphony (Score); 7.0009; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Festive Ode (Orchestral Score); 7.0060; Orchestra (Orchestral parts on Rental)
Fifth Symphony: Canticles of America; 7.0235; SATB, Solo S, Solo B, & Narrator, Orchestra
     (Full score & parts on Rental)
Fifth Symphony: Canticles of America: A Psalm of Life; 7.0237; SATB, Keyboard
Hymn and Celebration (Score); 7.0062; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Invocation and Toccata (Score); 7.0064; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Jonathan and the Gingery Snare (Full Score); VP0007; Narrator & Orchestra
     (Performance materials on Rental)
Sacred Songs for Pantheists (Full Score); VP0013; Soprano, Orchestra
Sacred Songs for Pantheists (Piano Vocal Score); VP0038; Soprano, Piano or Orchestra
Symphony No.1 (Score); 7.0101; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Symphony No.2 (Score); 7.0091; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Symphony No.3 (Score); 7.0014; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)
Symphony No.4 (Score); 7.0261; Orchestra (Orchestra parts on Rental)

Band

Antiphony for Winds (Complete Set); 7.0093; Band
Antiphony for Winds (Full Score); 7.0094; Band
Antiphony for Winds (Part); 7.0095; Band
Fiesta Processional (Complete Set); 7.0122; Band
Fiesta Processional (Condensed Score),; 7.0123; Band
Fiesta Processional (Full Score); 7.0068; Band
Fiesta Processional (Part); 7.0124; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.1: Jagged Rhythms in Fast Tempo (Complete Set); 7.0230; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.1: Jagged Rhythms in Fast Tempo (Full Score); 7.0233; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.1: Jagged Rhythms in Fast Tempo (Part); 7.0272; band
Four Abstractions for Band No.2 & 3: Color Masses...Light in Motion (Complete Set); 7.0231; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.2 & 3: Color Masses...Light in Motion (Full Score); 7.0270; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.2 & 3: Color Masses...Light in Motion (Part); 7.0273; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.4: Interweaving Lines (Complete Set); 7.0232; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.4: Interweaving Lines (Full Score); 7.0271; Band
Four Abstractions for Band No.4: Interweaving Lines (Part); 7.0274; Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Complete Set); 7.0117, Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Symphonic Set); 7.0118; Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Full Score); 7.0012; Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Condensed Score); 7.0119; Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Augmenting Set); 7.0121; Band
Jubilation, An Overture (Part); 7.0120; Band
Night Fantasy (Complete Set); 7.0130; Band
Night Fantasy (Symphonic Set); 7.0131; Band
Night Fantasy (Full Score); 7.0027; Band
Night Fantasy (Condensed Score); 7.0132; Band
Night Fantasy (Augmenting Set); 7.0134; Band
Night Fantasy (Part); 7.0133; Band
Prairie Overture (Full Score); 7.0013; Band (Orchestra version on Rental)