Composer Credits

YEAR

TITLE

COMMISSIONED/ PERFORMED BY
1960 Gillespiana Suite for Trumpet & Brass Commissioned by Dizzy Gillespie
1961 New Continent Suite for Trumpet
Commissioned by The Monterey Jazz Wind and Percussion Festival
1962 Jazz Faust (Ballet) Commissioned by President Kennedy’s
Commission of the Arts
1962 The Ritual of Sound
Gunther Schuller and the Carnegie Hall Chamber Orchestra
1963 Variations for Percussion, Strings
Commissioned by The Los Angeles Harp and Cellesta Philharmonic Orchestra
1963 Labyrinth
Commissioned by The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1963 Study in Rhythm
Commissioned by The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1964 Innovations
Commissioned by Stan Kenton and the Neophonic Orchestra
1965 Canons for String Quartet Commissioned by The Los Angeles String Quartet
1966 Cantata – You Shall Not Make War Anymore Commissioned by The University of Judaism
1966 The Jazz Mass Commissioned by RCA and the Vatican
1966 Gesualdo Variants for 16 Instruments Commissioned by The Ojai Music Festival
1967 Cantata for the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
Commissioned by The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
1967 Symphonic Sketches of Cool Hand Luke  
1969 Continuum for Harp Commissioned by The American Harp Association
1970 Dialogues for Jazz Quintet & Orchestra
Commissioned by Cannonball Adderley, Recorded for Capitol Records
1970 Pulsations for Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Band and Electronic Instruments Commissioned by The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
1972 Madrigals for the Space Age Text by Ray Bradbury Commissioned by The Roger Wagner Chorale
1973 Movement for Strings  
1973 Journeys (for One Percussionist Playing 100 Instruments) The University of Southern California
1980 Capriccio for Clarinet and Strings Orchestra Commissioned by The Israel Philharmonic
1980 Invocations for Orchestra Commissioned by The New American Orchestra
1983 Tropicos Premiered by the American Chamber Orchestra
1984 Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra Recorded by Angel Romero and
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
1984 Central Park Variations for Clarinet and Piano Commissioned by David Schifrin
1985 Piano Concerto #1
Commissioned by the Mexico City
Philharmonic Orchestra
1986 Concerto for Double Bass Orchestra Commissioned by Gary Karr and recorded by the Paris Philharmonic Orchestra
1986 Statue of Liberty
(A Symphonic Celebration)
Premiered at the Hollywood Bowl with the Glendale Symphony Orchestra on
July 4, 1986
1986 Three Tangos for Flute, Harp and Strings Commissioned by the Los Angeles
Chamber Orchestra
1986 Romerias – Guitar Solo Commissioned by Angel Romero
1987 Resonances for Piano Commissioned by Paulina Drake
1987 Pan American Games Overture Commissioned by Disneyworld and CBS
1987 La Nouvelle Orleans for Woodwind Quintet
Commissioned and recorded by the
Woodwind Quintet Dorian
1988 Dances Concertantes for Clarinetand Orchestra
Commissioned by the Kansas City
Symphony Orchestra
1988 Cantos Aztecas (Cantata) Commissioned by the Mexico City
Philharmonic Orchestra, premiered by
Placido Domingo, the Mexico City
Philharmonic Orchestra and the
Archeological Museum of Mexico,
Based on ancient Aztec poetry by the
12th century Prince Nexahualcoyotl;
October 1988
1989 The Trial of Louis XVI (opera) Commissioned by Placido Domingo
1990 Impresiones Fantasy for Trumpet and
OrchestraCommissioned by Doc Severinsen,
performed by the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, October 1990
1991 Piano Concerto No. 2 (The Americas) Commissioned by the Steinway Foundation
1992 Cantares Argentinos
Commissioned by the Los Angeles
Master Chorale
1993 Symphony No. 1 (Queen Lili’Uoakalani)
Commissioned by Lili’Uokalani Foundation
in memoriam of the last Queen of Hawaii,
performed by the Honolulu Symphony
Orchestra, recorded by the Vienna
Symphony Orchestra
1994 Homage a Ravel Commissioned by the Eaken Piano Trio,
Dickinson College
1996 Concierto Caribeno
Performed by Benjamin Juarez,
Juan Carlos Laguna (guitar),
Marisa Canales (flute), and composed and
conducted by Lalo Schifrin with the
London Symphony Orchestra
1997 Tango Del Atardecer
Main theme from the film “Tango”
symphonic version
1998 Divertimento pour les Ensemble des Violoncelles Performed by the International Cello Festival in Beauvais, France
2000 Jazz and Blues Variations, A Symphonic Celebration
Performed by the St. Louis Symphony
Orchestra; commissioned by the AMTA
(The American Music Therapy Association) November 16, 2000; St. Louis, MO
2001 Symphonic Impressions of Oman Commissioned by the Omani government,
recorded by the London Symphony
Orchestra
2003 Fantasy for Screenplay and Orchestra
Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra; to be premiered October, 2003
2004 Triple Concerto for Clarinet, Viola, and Orchestra Comissioned by the Halcyon Trio, premiered PianoSeptember, 2004, with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
2005 Jazz Meets the Symphony, No. 6

Commissioned by Symphony Australia and premiered by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in February, 2005

2005

Letters From Argentina (Chamber Music Program)

Commissioned by the Lincoln Center and premiered by the Lincoln Center Chamber Ensemble in April 2005

2006

Concerto for Percussion & Wind Orchestra

Commissioned by American Wind Symphony Orchestra. Will be Premiered in summer of 2007
2007 Double Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Orchestra Commissioned by The SMILE Foundation. To be premiered by Ambre Hammond, James Morrison, and the SydneySymphony in July, 2007
2007 Elegy to Joseph Haydn Commissioned by Austria in order to
Commemorate the second bicentennial of
Joseph Hayden’s death
2008 Tangos Concertantes Commissioned by virtuoso Cho-Liang
“Jimmy” Lin to write work for violin and chamber orchestra
2010 Crosscurrents Commissioned by Quattrocelli to write work for four cellos. Premiered June 2010, Cello Festival Rutesheim, Germany

Composer Credits-Feature Films

2006
2004
2004
2002
2001
1999
1998
1998
1998
Abominable
After the Sunset
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Bringing Down the House
Rush Hour 2: Remember the Dragon
Jack of All Trades
Rush Hour
Tango (A Carlos Saura Film)
Something to Believe In
1997
1996
1995
1995
1993
1992
1991
1989
1989
Money Talks
Mission: Impossible (Original theme)
Scorpion Spring
Rice, Beans and Ketchup
The Beverly Hillbillies
FX 2- The Deadly Art of Illusion
Naked Tango
Fridays of Eternity
Return to the River Kwai
1988
1988
1988
1988
Berlin Blues
The Dead Pool
Little Sweetheart
The Silence at Bethany
1987
1986
1986
1985
1985
1985
1984
1983
1983
1983
1983
1982
1982
1982
1982
1982
1981
1981
1981
1981
1981
1980
1980
1980
1980
1980
1980
1979
1979
1979
1979
1979
1979
1978
1978
1978
1977
1977
1977
1977
1976
1976
1976
1976
1976
1975
1975
1974
1974
1973
1973
1973
1973
1973
1973
1972
1972
1972
1972
1971
1971
1971
1971
1971
1971
1971
1970
1970
1970
1970
1970
1969
1969
1968
1968
1968
1968
1968
1968
1967
1967
1967
1967
1967
1967
1966
1966
1966
1966
1965
1965
1965
1965
1964
1964
1957

* Academy Award Nomination

The Fourth Protocol
Black Moon Rising
The Ladies Club
Bad Medicine
Mean Season
The New Kids
Tank
Doctor Detroit
The Osterman Weekend
*The Sting II
Sudden Impact
Amityville II—The Possession
A Stranger is Watching
The Class of 1984
Fast-Walking
Las Viernes de la Eternidad
Buddy, Buddy
Caveman
Loophole
La Pelle/ The Skin
The Seduction
The Big Brawl
Brubaker
*The Competition
Nude Bomb/ The Return of Maxwell Smart
The Serial
When Time Ran Out/ Earth’s Final Fury
*The Amityville Horror
The Concorde/Airport ‘79
Boulevard Nights
Escape to Athena
Love and Bullets
The Cat from Outer Space
The Manitou
Nunzio
The Day of the Animals
The Eagle has Landed
Rollercoaster
Telefon
Return from Witch Mountain
The Sky Riders
Special Delivery
St. Ives
*Voyage of the Damned
The Four Muskateers/Milady’s Revenge
The Master Gunfighter
Golden Needles
Man on a Swing
Charlie Varrick
Enter the Dragon
Harry in your Pocket
Hit!
Magnum Force
The Neptune Factor
Joe Kidd
Prime Cuts
Rage
The Wrath of God
The Beguiled
The Christian Licorice Store
Dirty Harry
The Hellstrom Chronicle
Mrs. Polifax-Spy
Pretty Maids All in a Row
THX – 1138
I Love My Wife
Imago
Kelly’s Heroes
Pussycat, Pussycat, I love you
W.U.S.A.
Che!
The Eye of the Cat
The Brotherhood/ The Heroin Gang
Bullitt
Coogan’s Bluff
*The Fox
Hell in the Pacific
Sol Madrid
*Cool Hand Luke
Murderers’ Row
The President’s Analyst
Sullivan’s Empire
The Venetian Affair
Who’s Minding the Mint?
Blindfold
I Deal in Danger
The Liquidator
Way…Way Out!
The Cincinnati Kid
Dark Intruder
Gone With the Wave
Once a Thief
Joy House/ Les Felins
Rhino!
El Jefe

Composer Credits-Television

Mission Impossible (Theme and Episodes)
Mannix (Theme and Episodes)
Medical Center (Theme and Episodes)
T.H.E. Cat (Theme and Episodes)
Planet of the Apes (Theme and Episodes)
Starsky and Hutch (Theme and Episodes)
The Black Cloak (Television Movie)
Bronk (Theme and Episode)
The Cliff Dwellers (Television Movie)
Braddock (Theme and Segments)
Ben Casey (Episodes)
The Blue Light (Theme and Episodes)
I.F.M. (Television Movie)
Johnny Comes Home (Television Movie)
Delancy Street (Television Movie)
Dr. Kildare (Theme and Episodes)
Foster and Laurie (Television Movie)
Egan (Pilot)
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Television Movie)
90 Bristol Court (Theme and Episode)
The World of Jacques Cousteau
Three for Danger (Television Movie)
The Young Lawyers (Theme and Episode)
Brenda Starr (Television Movie)
Good Against Evil
The Chicago Story (Television Movie) Television
The Victims
Starflight One Orlini
Princess Daisy (Mini-Series)
Sprague
House Detective
Command 5
Glitter (Television Movie)
Hollywood Wives (Mini-Series)
A.D. (Mini-Series)
Terror at London Bridge (Television Movie)
Private Sessions (Television Movie)
The Equalizer
Beverly Hills Madame (Television Movie) Television
Out on a Limb (Mini-Series)
Hunter (Television Movie)
The Doomsday Flight (Television Movie)
Jericho (Television Movie)
The Highest Fall of All
Maryk (Television Movie)
The Nativity (Television Movie)
Quest (Television Movie)
Petrocelli (Theme and Episodes)
The President’s Mistress (Television Movie)
Pay the Piper (Television Movie)
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
The Hidden World of Insects
The Way-Out Men (Television Documentary)
Sullivan Country (Television Movie)
The Aquarians (Television Movie)
Shipwreck (Television Movie)
Sam Sheppard (Television Movie)
Sixth Sense (Television Movie)
Memo from Purgatory (Alfred Hitchcock)
Kraft Suspense Theatre (Episodes)
The Virginians (Episodes)
Wagon Train (Episodes)
Private Eye
Shakedown on the Sunset Strip (Television Movie)
Earthstar Voyager
Neon Empire (Television Movie)
Little White Lies (Television Movie)
Face to Face (Television Movie)
Original Sins (Television Movie)
Berlin Blues (Television Movie)
El Quixote (Mini-Series)
A Woman Named Jackie (Mini-Series)
Danger Theatre

Paramount
Paramount
MGM
NBC
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
Universal
MGM
Bing Crosby Prod.
20th Century Fox
Screen Gems
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
CBS
Paramount
MGM
Chuck Fries Prod.
Paramount
Universal
Universal
Wolper
Four Star
Paramount
Wolper
20th Century Fox
MGM
Warner TV
Nelson
NBC
Lorimar
Lorimar
Paramount
Aaron Spelling
Aaron Spelling
Int’l Film Corp
Chuck Fries Prod
CBS
Universal
Orion
ABC
CBS
Universal
MGM
Universal
Screen Gems
20th Century Fox
MGM
Paramount
Paramount
Paramount
Wolper
Wolper/Nat’l Geo.
Wolper
Universal
Ivn Thor
Universal
Universal
Universal
Universal
Universal
Universal
Universal
Universal TV
CBS
Disney TV
Fries Ent

CBS
New World
Canon Prod
Piedra Prod.
NBC
Fox






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