Harvard-Radcliffe Reflections, op. 203

Organ Postlude for Harvard College Class of 1971 Reunion Memorial Service

starting with a fugue on the letters

HArvArD-rADCliFFE rEFlECtionS: “worSt ClASS EvEr”

then quoting “Fair Harvard,” 10,000 Men of Harvard,”

“Change the World, It Needs It” and “Let’s Change the Woild”

prem. by composer, Harvard Memorial Church, Sep. 22, 2011

(3’21”)  Posted on YouTube at

Republicans, op. 201

Cabaret song for duo, words by composer,

inspired by but not based on Jean Reizner’s “Barry’s Boys”

premiered at Kutsher’s June 18, 2011 by Helene Williams & composer

viewable on YouTube at

Suite #2 for String Quartet: Remembrance, op. 197

4 movements:

1) I Remember (in memoriam Jacob Rosenberg, 1922-2008, Lodz Ghetto survivor)(2′)
[see op. 149 #2]
2) Hitler in Hameln: The Honorary Citizen (after Henryk M. Broder)(3′)
[see op. 79 #5]
3) I’d Like to Go Away Alone (after Alena Synkova, 1926- , Terezin survivor)(2′)
[see op. 105 ]
4) From 6 Million Nameless Graves (after Edith Segal (1902-1997) & Hirsh Glik)(3′)

We Are Innocent, op. 94

cantata on letters of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, 1987-88, 45’30”

for baritone (or tenor), soprano, and optional chorus, with piano or orchestra

in 12 movements, prelude & 2 interludes.

First complete performance by Helene Williams and Peter Schlosser,

with composer at piano, on “Meet the Composer” grant,

at Bryant Library, Roslyn 6/14/88;

also perf. at Museum of Fine Art (Roslyn)10/6/88,

Community Church of Boston, 12/11/88, WESPAC (Ardsley, NY) 12/22/88;

prem. with (Metropolitan Philharmonic) Chorus

at Community Church of NY 6/19/88

also perf. WQXR-AM, NY (“The Listening Room”) 12/8/88

#2, 1, 7 & 4 perf. at Weill Recital Hall benefit for Ezrath Nashim 6/14/89

and at Temple Sinai of Roslyn 8/20/89

prem. w/Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra:

Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus & Orch, cond. by composer

[Associate Conductor: Bill Grossman]

Marymount Manhattan Theater 6/11/89;

video on YouTube as indicated below:

audio recording: OPUS ONE #145

other perfs w/Helene Williams, Ronald Edwards & Chor:

Plandome Unitarian Church 6/19/93;

w/Helene Williams, Gregory Mercer & Chor:

6/15/03 Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck NJ;

6/18/03 Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, Manhattan


1) Childhood Memories (Julius)

2) The Shofar (Ethel [+Chorus])

3) Together (Julius & Ethel)

4) We Are Innocent (Julius & Ethel [+Chorus])

5) How Sad I Was To Leave You (Ethel) + Interlude

6) How Much You Have Given Me (Julius)

7) The Astounding Spectacle (Ethel & Julius [+Chorus])

7A) Interlude

8) A Visit From Mother (Ethel)

9) Of Course It Isn’t Easy (Julius)

10) “Mercy”?

11) On the Threshold of Death (Julius)

(Variations on a theme by Edith Segal, used by permission)

12) To Michael & Robert (Ethel & Julius [+Chorus])