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Last updated: May 19, 2017
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PUBLISHED WORKS (Orchestra)
CHILD'S DREAM - Cantata for Children's Choir & Orchestra, Op.66 (1973)
CONCERTO for Marimba & Orchestra, Op.148 (1995)
CONCERTO for Violin & Orchestra, Op.77 (1975)
CONCERTO No. 1 for Piano & Orchestra, Op.71 (1974)
CONCERTO No. 2 for Piano & Orchestra, Op.134 (1989)
DANCE SUITE for Orchestra, Op.128 (1987)
EX LIBRIS for Orchestra, Op.113 (1983)
FESTIVE OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.103 (1981-82)
JOURNEY - Cantata for Mezzosoprano, Baritone, Choir & Orchestra, Op.127 (1987)
NOCTURNE (Cosmic Sunset) for Orchestra, Op.100 (1980-81)
OVERTURE OF THE SEASON for Orchestra, Op.89 (1978)
REFLECTIONS for Orchestra, Op.53 (1968)
REMEMBRANCE - Chorale for Trumpet and Orchestra, Op.152a (1997)
SERENADE for Orchestra, Op.115 (1984)
SINFONIETTA (a la Renaissance) for Orchestra, Op.60 (1972)
SPRING OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.172 (2002)
SWING DANCE for Orchestra, Op.135a (1992)
SYMPHONY No. 1 (of Nature), Op.20 for Orchestra (1956-57)
SYMPHONY No. 2 (of Love & War) for Orchestra, Op.41 (1963-64)
SYMPHONY No. 3 for Organ & Orchestra, Op.43 (1965)
SYMPHONY No. 4 (Apocalyptic) for Orchestra, Op.69 (1975)
SYMPHONY No. 5 (in Unison) for Orchestra, Op.92 (1978)
SYMPHONY No. 6 for Clarinet & Orchestra, Op.137 (1991)
THREE CADENZAS for Piano & Orchestra, Op.135 (1990)
THREE PIECES for Orchestra, Op.45 (1966)

* See "Unpublished" and "special order" works below.
CHILD'S DREAM - Cantata for Children's Choir & Orchestra, Op.66 (1973)
[11:00] (42p)
Instr.: 3222/4330/Timp/4pc(3 poss.)/Cel/Pno/Strings.
(Score & performance materials on rental)

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[1]  Allegro - listen listen
CONCERTO for Marimba & Orchestra, Op.148 (1995)
[25:48] (98p.) (TCS-65)
Instr.: Marimba solo/3232/4331/Timp/2pc(1 poss.)/Hp/Cel/Pno/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $51.00 USD
* Grammy Award Nomination (2003) *
"Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance With Orchestra"
James DePreist,cond.; Niel DePonte,marimba; Oregon Symphony [ Albany Records ]

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    [1]  Con Moto view view listen listen
    [2]  Adagio view view listen listen
    [3]  Vivace view view listen listen

** See Marimba/Piano reduction score on the Percussion Works page.
CONCERTO for Violin & Orchestra, Op.77 (1975)
[19:00] (54p.) (TCS-03)
Instrumentation: Violin solo/2222/2230/Timp/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (9x12): $32.00 USD
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CONCERTO No. 1 for Piano & Orchestra, Op.71 (1974)
[19:00] (75p.) (TCS-49)
Instr.: Pno solo/1111/1100/Timp/Strings.
Parts on rental
Performers on CD:
   Dayton Philharmonic
   Neal Gittleman, cond.
   Tomas Svoboda, soloist.
(Contact Publisher for availability of two-piano reduction score.)
Full Score (9x12): $42.50 USD
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[1]  Allegro · Allegro moderato · Allegro · Moderato · Presto · Cadenza · Allegro view listen listen
[2]  (Additional sheet music sample) view - -

* Additional audio samples of this work can be found at the following website:

CONCERTO No. 2 for Piano & Orchestra, Op.134 (1989)
[45:00] (177p.) (TCS-56)
Instr.: Piano solo/3232/4331/Timp/4 perc/Strings
Parts on rental
Performers on CD:
   Dayton Philharmonic
   Neal Gittleman, cond.
   Norman Krieger, soloist.
(Score [2-Piano reduction]: contact Publisher for availability status.)
Full Score (9x12): $89.00 USD
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    [1]  Allegro ma non troppo view - -
    [1]  Lento rubato [Cadenza] view listen listen
    [2]  Lento recitativo view listen listen
    [3]  Presto view listen listen

* Additional audio samples of this work can be found at the following website:


DANCE SUITE for Orchestra, Op.128 (1987)
[23:00]
Instr.: 3222/4231/Timp/4pc/Strings.
Score & parts on rental
EX LIBRIS for Orchestra, Op.113 (1983)
[8:00] (17p.) (TCS-46)
Instr.: 3233/4341/Timp/4 perc/Strings.
Parts on rental
Pocket Score (5.5x7) [TCS-16]: $3.50 USD [Buy here]
Score (8.5x12): $12.50 USD
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FESTIVE OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.103 (1981-82)
[9:00] (56p.) (TCS-51)
Instr.: 3232/4441/Timp/5 perc/Strings.
Score (8.5x12): $30.00 USD
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JOURNEY, Cantata for Mezzosoprano, Baritone, Choir & Orchestra, Op.127 (1987)
[24:00] (58p.) (TCS-55)
Instr.: 222(+2Sax.A)2/4331/Timp/5perc/Xyl/Strings
Parts on rental
Full Score (8.5x12): $38.00 USD
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NOCTURNE (Cosmic Sunset) for Orchestra, Op.100 (1980-81)
[20:00] (46p.) (TCS-44)
Instr.: 2222/2(4 opt)20(3 opt)0/Timp/2 Pc/Gtr(opt)/Hp/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $23.00 USD
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OVERTURE OF THE SEASON for Orchestra, Op. 89 (1978)
[8:42] (45p.) (TCS-11)
Instr.: 3222/4331/Timp/2pc(chimes;susp.cym a2)/strings.
Parts on rental
* Pocket Score (5.5x7.5) [TCS-21]: $8.00 USD
* Score (8.5x12): $25.00 USD (* See below)
* Conductor's Score (11x15): Available for performances.

* [This score is available in PDF format below in its entirety for
study purposes only. Redistribution of the score or sample audio
file by any method or in any format is prohibited without written
permission from the copyright owner.]


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    [1]  Molto allegro view listen

* Additional audio sample of this work can be found at Albany Records.

# List of 279 performances sorted by: Orchestras (145) * Conductors (95)

REFLECTIONS for Orchestra, Op.53 (1968)
[25:00] (83p.)
Instr.: 4343/4340/Timp/6pc/Pno/Strings
Score & parts on rental
REMEMBRANCE - Chorale for Trumpet and Orchestra, Op.152a (1997)
[19:00] (50p.) (TCS-100)
Instr.: 3233/4441/Timp/2pc/Cel/Org(opt)/Trpt solo/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $30.00 USD
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* Orchestration of: "DUO CONCERTO for Trumpet & Organ, Op.152".
SERENADE for Orchestra, Op.115 (1984)
[6:30] (20p.) (TCS-42)
Instr.: 3222/4331/1 perc/Strings.
Parts on rental
Pocket Score (5.5x7) [TCS-43]: $3.50 USD [Buy here]
Score (8.5x12) [TCS-42]: $14.00 USD
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SINFONIETTA (a la Renaissance) for Orchestra, Op.60 (1972)
[20:00] (122p.) (TCS-48)
Instr.: 3222/4331/Timp/4 perc(3 poss.)/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x11): $37.00 USD
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[1]  Lento - Piu allegro view listen listen
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SPRING OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.172 (2002)
[11:00] (59p.) (TCS-135)
Instr.: 3222/4231/Timp/2pc/Xyl/Pno/Strings.
Score & parts on rental
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SWING DANCE for Orchestra, Op.135a (1992)
[6:00] (49p.) (TCS-47)
Instr.: 322(+Sax.A)2/4331/Timp/2 perc/Strings.
Parts on rental
Pocket Score (5.5x7) [TCS-17]: $8.00 USD [Buy here]
Score (9x12): [TCS-47] $29.50 USD
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SYMPHONY No. 1 (of Nature), Op.20 for Orchestra (1956-57)
[36:02] (161p.) (TCS-53)
Instr.: 3232/4341/Timp/3 perc/Pno/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $64.00 USD
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    [1]  Moderato view listen listen
    [2]  Presto view listen listen
    [3]  Andante view listen listen
    [4]  Allegro - Moderato view listen listen
SYMPHONY No. 2 (of Love & War) for Orchestra, Op. 41 (1963-64;
    revised 2012)
[43:00] (131p.) (TCS-176)
Instr.: 322(Bcl)2/4331/Timp/4 perc/pno/strings (perc.: 2 players)
Date of Premiere: Sat. Nov. 12, 2016
Performers: Portland Youth Philharmonic
Conductor: David Hattner
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Location: Portland, Oregon USA
Parts on rental
* Score (8.5x11): [* See below]
* Conductor's Score (11x14): Available for performances.

* [This score is available in PDF format below in its entirety for study
purposes only. Redistribution of the score, sample audio and video
files by any method or in any format is prohibited without written
permission from the copyright owners.]




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    [1]  Con moto view listen Watch
    [2]  Lento view listen Watch
    [3]  Allegro vivace view listen Watch
    [4]  Moderato view listen Watch

* Video captured, edited and produced by Tom Emerson Video Productions;
* Audio recorded and mastered by Roderick J. Evenson.
* Video & Audio: © 2016 Portland Youth Philharmonic.

# Letter from Nadia Boulanger about Symphony No. 2, Op. 41:

Below is a letter from Nadia Boulanger to Tomas Svoboda's publisher in 1979,
6 months before Mme. Boulanger's death. Her letter was inspired by the "2nd Movt - Lento." of Tomas Svoboda's "Symphony No. 2 (of Love & War), Op. 41."


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# Published Articles about Symphony No. 2 (of Love & War):

1) "Tomas Svoboda’s Symphony #2: A love story in four movements" (Oregon ArtsWatch - Brett Campbell)

2) "Portland composer's long-lost symphony about love and war finally gets world premiere" (The Oregonian)

SYMPHONY No. 3 for Organ & Orchestra, Op.43 (1965)
[28:00] (95p.) (TCS-91)
Instr.: 322(+Cl.E flat,Bcl,CbCl)(Sax.A)2/4341/4231/Timp/ 6pc/Xyl/Pno/Org/Str.Quintet/Strings.
Parts: still to be done.
Score (8.5x12): $45.00 USD
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    [1]  Larghetto view - -
    [2]  Vivace view - -
    [3]  Larghetto view - -
SYMPHONY No. 4 (Apocalyptic) for Orchestra, Op.69 (1975)
[27:00] (128p.) (TCS-02)
Instr.: 324(+Sax.A)2/4341/Timp/7pc/Hp/Cel/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $52.00 USD
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    [1]  Lento view - -
    [2]  Presto view listen listen
SYMPHONY No. 5 (in Unison) for Orchestra, Op.92 (1978)
[33:00] (155p.) (TCS-50)
Instr.: 4342/4331/Timp/5pc/Hp/Pno/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x12): $62.00 USD
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    [1]  Allegro vivace view - -
    [1]  Allegro vivace (2nd excerpt) view - -
    [2]  Adagio view - -
    [2]  Molto allegro view - -
SYMPHONY No. 6 for Clarinet & Orchestra, Op.137 (1991)
[38:00] (149p.) (TCS-57)
Instr.: 321(+Cl.solo)2/4331/Timp/3pc(2poss.)/Strings.
Parts on rental
Score (8.5x11): $53.00 USD
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    [1]  Lento moderato view view
    [2]  Poco allegro view view
    [3]  Con moto view view
THREE CADENZAS for Piano & Orchestra, Op.135 (1990)
[31:30] (92p.) (TCS-138)
Instr.: 322(+Sax.A)2/4230/Timp/3pc/Xyl/Pno/Strings.
Commissioned by Boston Ballet, Inc.
Score & parts on rental
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[1]  Lento - -
[2]  Vivace - -
[3]  Lento - -
[4]  Meno mosso - -
[5]  Lento - -
[6]  Allegretto - -
THREE PIECES for Orchestra, Op.45 (1966)
[9:30] (63p.)
Instr.: 3222/4231/Timp/3pc/Strings.
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UNPUBLISHED WORKS (Orchestra)
(Contact Publisher for current status and availability)
DRAMATIC OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.26 (1959)
IN A LINDEN'S SHADOW - Symphonic Poem for Large Orchestra, Op.25 (1957-58)
SCHERZO for Two Euphonias and Orchestra, Op.8 (1955)
SUITE for Mezzosoprano and Orchestra, Op.30 (1961)

DRAMATIC OVERTURE for Orchestra, Op.26 (1959)
[10:00]
(Score to be revised)
IN A LINDEN'S SHADOW, Symphonic Poem for Large Orch., Op.25
(1957-58)
[60:00]
(Score to be revised)
SCHERZO for Two Euphonias and Orchestra, Op.8 (1955)
[18:30] (32p.)
Instr.: 2 Euphonias solo/3222/0000/Timp/1pc/Strings.
SUITE for Mezzosoprano and Orchestra, Op.30 (1961)
[24:00] (116p.)
Instr.: 32(Muta Cor.Ingl)44/4222/Timp/4pc/Pno/Strings.
(Score to be revised)

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