COMPOSITIONS

"My soul was indelibly changed by the visceral artistry of Grant Harville’s composition"

Orchestra               Chamber             Solo Instrumental             Vocal/Choral
Unless otherwise indicated, performance materials are available from the composer.

Orchestra

 

Grace (2019)

Duration: 25'

Instrumentation: Full Orchestra (2[1.2/pic]222 4231 tp+4 str) and Chorus (SATB)

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Great Falls Symphonic Choir and dedicated to Mary E. Moore, founder of the GFSC. Commissioned text from the eminent cowboy poet Paul Zarzyski.

Premiered December 8, 2019 by the Great Falls Symphony and Symphonic Choir, with Grant Harville, conductor.

Aggregate Salps (2017)

Duration: 5'

Instrumentation: String Orchestra

         Premiered April 18, 2017 by the Kennesaw State University Philharmonic Orchestra, with Christopher                 Thibdeau, conductor.

The West Bench (2015)

Duration: 21'

Instrumentation: Full Orchestra (3[1.2.3/pic]222 4331 tp+4 cel str)

         Premiered March 21, 2015 by the Idaho State-Civic Symphony, with Grant Harville, conductor.

Orchestral Suite (2012) 

Duration: 19'

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra (1[1/pic]201 2000 tp+1 str)

         Premiered October 28, 2012 by the Georgia Symphony, with Grant Harville, conductor.

Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra (2001)

Duration: 24'

Instrumentation: Solo Tuba and Chamber Orchestra (2222 4000 tp hp str)   (buy)

         Premiered February 10, 2004 by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, with Grant Harville,                 tuba (as winner of the UM concerto competition) and Nikolas Caoile, conductor.

Chamber

 

Soprano Quintet ("A long-sought music") (2021)

Instrumentation: Soprano/String Quartet   (Score)

         Premiered March 12, 2021 by Caitlin Cisler and the Cascade Quartet. On poems of Alyssa Roggow.

Far Horizons, Wide Sky (2019)

Duration: 14'

Instrumentation: String Quartet/Wind Quintet   (Score)   (Listen)

          Premiered May 19, 2019 by the Cascade Quartet and Chinook Winds, with Grant Harville, conductor.

Incidental Music to Converge: E Pluribus Unum (2019)

Instrumentation: String Quartet

         Premiered February 20, 2019 by the string quartet of the Great Falls Youth Chamber Music Program.

                 Converge: E Pluribus Unum is a play telling the stories of young people in Great Falls, Montana, and performed by actors and                        musicians of the Great Falls high schools. More information here.

17 Dances, Each Interrupted After 19 Seconds (2018)

Duration: 6'

Instrumentation: Flute/Clarinet/Cello

Semi-finalist for the Rapido! Competition. Premiered November 11, 2018 by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings.

"Steampunk" Partita for Mixed Dectet (2017)

Duration: 40'

Instrumentation: Dectet (fl/pic/afl, cl/Ebcl/bcl/cbcl, bn/cbn, hn, perc, kbds, vln, vla, vcl, cb)

               (Score part 1)         (Score part 2 + performance note)

          Supported by a grant from the Idaho State University Office for Research; premiered January 22, 2017 by                      musicians of the Idaho State-Civic Symphony and Idaho State University faculty.

                     The "Steampunk" Partita is a seven-movement work that explores steampunk principles in various ways. Click here for more                          information.

Passacaglia (2013/2015)

Duration: 10'

Instrumentation: 2013: Violin/Cello/Percussion | 2015: Violin/Cello/2 Percussion/Piano

Prelude (2007)

Duration: 4'

Instrumentation: Tuba/Euphonium Quartet   (buy)

Octatonic Rounds (2005)

Duration: 5'

Instrumentation: Brass Quintet

Trio (2003)

Duration: 12'

Instrumentation: Soprano/Tuba/Piano

Scherzo alla marcia (2001)

Duration: 3.5'

Instrumentation: Flute/Tuba/Piano   (Listen w/ score: MIDI)

Sinfonietta (2000)

Duration: 10'

Instrumentation: 8-Part Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble

Solo Instrumental

 

Flare (2020)

Duration: 3'

Instrumentation: Solo Violin

                       For Megan Karls's recording project Decommissioned.

Impromptu (2013)

Duration: 4'

Instrumentation: Viola/Piano  (Listen w/ score: MIDI)

             

                       Impromptu is for intermediate violist, written in the style of Schumann and Brahms.

Dance Fantasy (2008)

Duration: 14'

Instrumentation: Trombone/Piano

Caprice (2006)

Duration: 2.5'

Instrumentation: Solo Tuba

The Upper Room (2006)

Duration: 9'

Instrumentation: Euphonium/Piano

Waltzes (2005)

Duration: 11'

Instrumentation: Bass Clarinet/Piano

Sonata (2005)

Duration: 12'

Instrumentation: Tuba/Piano   (buy)

Finalist for Harvey G. Phillips Award for Excellence in Composition

Suite in B-flat Minor (2003)

Duration: 18'

Instrumentation: Solo Tuba   (buy)

Four Pieces (2002)

Duration: 14'

Instrumentation: Bass Trombone/Piano

Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra (2001)

Duration: 24'

Instrumentation: Solo Tuba and Small Orchestra (2222 4000 tp hp str)   (buy)

         Premiered February 10, 2004 by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, with Grant Harville,                             tuba (as winner of the UM concerto competition) and Nikolas Caoile, conductor.

Four Dances (2000)

Duration: 18'

Instrumentation: Tuba/Piano

Dithyramb (1997)

Duration: 6'

Instrumentation: Solo Tuba

Vocal/Choral

 

Soprano Quintet ("A long-sought music") (2021)

Instrumentation: Soprano/String Quartet (Score)

         Premiered March 12, 2021 by Caitlin Cisler and the Cascade Quartet. On poems of Alyssa Roggow.

 

Grace (2019)

Duration: 25'

Instrumentation: Full Orchestra (2[1.2/pic]222 4231 tp+4 str) and Chorus (SATB)

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Great Falls Symphonic Choir and dedicated to Mary E. Moore, founder of the GFSC. Commissioned text from the eminent cowboy poet Paul Zarzyski. Premiered December 8, 2019 by the Great Falls Symphony and Symphonic Choir, with Grant Harville, conductor.

On Love (2007)

Duration: 3.5'

Instrumentation: Soprano/Baritone/Piano

Three Sonnets (2005)

Duration: 9'

Instrumentation: Soprano/Piano

Set me as a seal (2004)

Duration: 3'

Instrumentation: Mixed Chorus (SATB)

Trio (2003)

Duration: 12'

Instrumentation: Soprano/Tuba/Piano

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