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CHRISTOPHER FULKERSON'S PRINCIPAL WORKS
The works listed on this page total 10 hours and 9 minutes of music.
At right: Portrait of CF by Marcia Gronewold, ca. 1985


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Plan of Each of the Michelangelo Fantasies

A SKETCH OF THE FESTIVAL
CF's introduction to his "cycle of epicycles" music festival

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CF 57
In Progress

SONGS, Book Three: Ribald Classics
for Tenor and Guitar. Begun 2010. Duration to date: 6'
 

CF 56
In Progress

SONGS, Book Two: Settings of Various Poets
for Tenor and Guitar. Begun 2001. Duration to date: 12 1/2'

 
CF 55
In Progress
SONGS, Book One: A.R. Ammons Settings
for Tenor and Guitar
. Begun 2001. Duration to date: 19'
 
CF 54
In Progress

THE RUSH OF THEIR VERSE
Part Two of ECHOES OF OUR BARDS

 
CF 53 THE SWEEP OF THEIR LYRE, Sextet
Part One of ECHOES OF OUR BARDS
for Piano, Harp, Electric Guitar, Chimes, Vibraphone, and Marimba (with Xylophone); 2009. Duration 7 1/2'
 
CF 52

CELESTIAL SIXTIES II
Part Two of CELESTIAL SIXTIES: A Symphony of Men's Voice. See Also CF 29.
Texts by Robert Hunter, Thomas Pynchon and Others
Madrigal Scene for Six Male Voices, AATTBB, 2009. Duration 16'

 
CF 51

MOYS ICOS, Music for Orchestra; 2008. Duration 9'

 
CF 50

SUITE
for Solo Cello; 2005. Duration 16'

Video Available at CF's YOUTUBE CHANNEL

 
CF 49

CEREMONIAL III, Quartet
for Oboe, Trumpet, Horn, and Cello; 2004. Duration 9'

 
CF 48

DIPTYCH: WATERS AND BRIDGES
for Solo Trumpet; 2004. Duration 11.'

 
CF 47

SONATA
for Solo Oboe; 2004. Duration 13'

 
CF 46

ECHOES OF T.S.ELIOT, Song Cycle #3
for Soprano and Piano; 2004. Duration 4'

 
CF 45

THE HIDDEN LAW LIKE LOVE, Song Cycle #2 (Text by W.H.Auden)
for Tenor and Guitar, 2003. Duration 8'

 
CF 44

A MIRACLE OF RARE DEVICE, Dramatic Recital in Three Acts (Text by Ray Bradbury)
for Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano, 2003. Duration 83'

 
CF 43 KUBLA KHAN, Recital Aria #3 (Text by Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
for Tenor, Alto Flute, Viola, and Guitar, 2002. Duration 5'
 
CF 42

CEREMONIAL II
Duo for Flute and Bassoon, 2000. Duration 6'

Version for Flute and Bass Clarinet, 2011.

 
CF 41

SONATA
for Solo Violin, 1998. Duration 16'

 
CF 40

L'UCCEL DIVINO, "The Divine Bird" (After Dante)
for Solo Harp, 1998. Duration 11.' Version for Two Harps in Preparation.

 
CF 39

CEREMONIAL I
for Solo Cello, 1998. Duration 8'

Video Available at CF's YOUTUBE CHANNEL

 
CF 38

MISSA PRO OMNIS ERGO QUI AUDIT, "Message for Anyone Who Will Listen,"
Mass for Choir, Soli, and Dual Concelebrants, 1997. Duration 11'

 
CF 37 DEL SUO PEL CONTESTA, "With Its Billowing Hair," Fourth Michelangelo Fantasy
for Violin Solo, Two Violins, and Two Violas, 1996. Duration 13'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER
 
CF 36

DOMES, Third Michelangelo Fantasy
for Percussion Trio, 1996. Duration 13'

 
CF 35 MEDIUM MAGIC MUSIC, Paganini Variations, Set Two
for Eight Antiphonal Female Voices, SSSSAAAA, 1996. Duration 23'
 
CF 34

L'ALTRUI MAN VESTE, "Clothes Another's Hand," Second Michelangelo Fantasy
for String Trio, 1995. Duration 8'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 33 WILLOW, or, FREEDOM'S FAVOR'S FALCONER, Quartet
for Melody Instruments, 1995. Duration 16'
 
CF 32

DUO NEVI, "Two Snows," First Michelangelo Fantasy
for Violin and Contrabass, 1993. Duration 7'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 31

MERE MAGIC MUSIC
Paganini Variations and a Fantasy, Set One
for Eight Antiphonal Female Voices, SSSSAAAA, 1990 Duration 7'

 
CF 30

TWO CANONIC CHORUSES
#1 EIN BLUEMLEIN, "A Flower," (Text by Brubacher), Revised 1998. Duation 1'
#2 THE WHITE STAG (Text by Ezra Pound), 1982. Duration 2'

 
CF 29 CELESTIAL SIXTIES I
Part One of CELESTIAL SIXTIES: A Symphony of Men's Voice. See Also CF 52.
Texts by Bob Dylan, Melanie Safka, Thomas Pynchon and Others
Madrigal Scene for Six Male Voices, AATTBB, 1990. Duration 13'
 
CF 28

AT THE PARTY (Text by W.H.Auden)
for Four Treble Voices, SSAA, 1989. Duration 2'

 
CF 27

E PIU DI CENTO SPIRTI, "And More Than A Hundred Spirits" Quartet (After Dante)
for Harp, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, and Marimba, 1989. Duration 12'

 

CF 26

ONE WINTER SPARROW (Text by W.S.Merwin)
for Soprano Solo, Treble Chorus. and Piano, 1988. Duration 1'

 
CF 25 THE TRUTH ABOUT CINDERELLA, Song Cycle #1 (Text by Roger Mitchell)
for Mezzo soprano, Two Clarinets, Viola, and Guitar, 1988. Duration 6'

 
CF 24 MA PER QUEL POCO, "But Through That Glimpse," Octet (After Dante)
for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Harp, Violin, Viola, and Bass, 1988. Duration 3'
 
CF 23 LA TURBA CHE RIMASE LI, "The Others That Remained There," Trio (After Dante)
for Viola, Harp, and Percussion, 1988. Duration 12'
 
CF 22

THE CAVERNS OF THE SACRED RIVER, Concerto (After Coleridge)
for String Orchestra with Percussion, 1988. Duration 11'

 
CF 21 OH OMBRE, VANE, "Oh Vain Shades," Quartet (After Dante)
for Two Clarinets, Viola, and Guitar, 1988. Duration 13'
 
CF 20 SAINT PEREGRINE'S CONCERTO
for Bass Clarinet and Percussion, 1987. Duration 11'
 
CF 19

E IO ETTERNO DURO, "And Eternal I Endure" (Text by Dante)
for Six Male Voices AATBBB, 1986. Duration 7'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 18

THE CHILDERMASS, Chamber Concerto After Wyndham Lewis
Septet for Two Clarinets, Horn, Two Percussion, Violin, and Bass, 1986. Duration 15'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 17 THE SCREAM THAT PEAKS PAST FEAR
Antiphonal Vocal Octet, SSAATTBB, 1986. Duration 7'
 
CF 16

A SCREAMING COMES ACROSS THE SKIES
for Two Antiphonal Woodwind Quartets, 1985, Revised 2012. Duration 2'

 
CF 15 REMEMBER THE STARS, Cantata #3 (Text by W.S.Merwin)
for SATB Soli, Treble Chorus with Soli, and Quartet, 1985. Duration 6'
 
CF 14 AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS
for Orchestra, 1985, revised 2014. Duration 14'
 
CF 13 FANTASTICAL DOMAINS
#1 THE VIRGIN IN THE FIELDS, Flute Solo, 1981. Duration 3 1/2'
 

#2 "...del cammin di nostra vita..." Tenor Solo, 1981 (Fragment) (Text by Leonardo da Vinci). Duration 2 1/2'

#3 THE SHIPS ARE MADE READY Recital Aria #2 (Text by W.S.Merwin)
for Mezzo soprano, Viola, and Guitar, 1984. Duration 2'
CF 12

ECHOES OF HART CRANE
Vocal Octet SSAATTBB, 1984. Duration 3'

 
CF 11

SCRITTI DI LEONARDO, "Writings of Leonardo," Cantata #2 (Text by Leonardo da Vinci)
for Tenor Solo, SATB Soli, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Viola, Guitar, and Harp, 1983. Duration 18'
Recording Available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 10 SO THAT, Cantata #1 (Text by Ezra Pound)
for SAB Soli and Chamber Orchestra, 1981. Duration 11'
 
CF 9 NIGHT LITANY, Recital Aria #1 (Text by Ezra Pound)
for Mezzo soprano, Flute, Bassoon, and Percussion, 1981. Duration 4'
 
CF 8 CANTILENA DI FIORITURE, "Song of Blossomings," Concertino
for Twelve Brass Instruments, 1980. Duration 5'
 
CF 7

FANTASTIC INTERVENTION, Palimpsest On Bach
for Solo Violin, 1979. Second Edition, 2012. Duration 12'
A recording of the First Edition version is available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER

 
CF 6 CONCERTO FOR HARPSICHORD
for Harpsichord, Oboe, Clarinet, Mandolin, Guitar, Harp, Violin, and Viola, 1979. Duration 9'
A recording is available on the CD Set MODERNISM FOREVER
 
CF 5 CAPRICCIO
for Viola and Piano, 1980. Duration 5'
 
CF 4 RHAPSODY CONCERTANTE (Text by Catullus)
for Chamber Orchestra with Soprano, 1978. Duration 9'
 
CF 3 IN IMAGINE PERTRANSIT, "We Travel In Dreams"
Motet for SATB Soli and Chorus, 1976, Revised 1997. Duration 10'
 
CF 2

SONATINA
for Solo Violin, 1976. Duration 6'

 
CF 1 PIANO SONATA
for Solo Piano, 1976. Duration Ca. 10'
 

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