Leonardo Dugan: Works List

  • 2021

    The Decade Cycle, II: Forty-one. Multimedia music/video composition, text by the composer. Performed and produced by the composer, premiered on YouTube, 2022.

  • 2021

    All is Fair, a comic opera in three acts, Act II (libretto and score), Act III (libretto only).

  • 2020

    The Decade Cycle, I: Forty. Multimedia music/video composition, text by the composer. Performed and produced by the composer, premiered on YouTube, 2022.

  • 2019

    Sarabanda for O.M. (1916-2019), for violin and piano. Premiered 2020, Saint Laurence Church, Upper Darby, PA.

  • 2019

    All is Fair, a comic opera in three acts, Act I (libretto and score).

  • 2018

    In Flanders Fields, for baritone and piano. Commissioned by the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the U.S. Premiered at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., 2018 (approx. duration: 5 minutes).

  • 2017

    I Have a Rendezvous with Death, for Baritone and Piano. Commissioned by the Juilliard School for the 20th annual Alice Tully Vocal Arts Recital. Premiered Alice Tully Hall, New York, 2018 (approx. duration: 5 minutes).

  • 2016

    Prestidigitation and Thaumaturgy, a concerto for violin, piano and orchestra. Commisioned by the New Albany Symphony Orchestra, New Albany, OH. Premiered 2016 by the NASO with Charles Yang, violin, and Peter Dugan, piano (approx. duration: 12 minutes).

  • 2015

    I Will Lift Up, for mixed choir (SSATTB) and organ.  Commissioned by Kathy Scipione for the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Choir, Bryn Mawr PA.  (approx. duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2014

    The Life and Death of Joan of Arc, a song cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano. Premiered at the Juilliard School, NY, 2014.  Second performance at Weill Hall, the Greene Music Center, Sonoma, CA, 2015. (approx. duration: 23 minutes)

  • 2013

    The Grunge Sonata, for jazz quartet.  Premiered as part of Duality concert, funded by a grant from the American Composers’ Forum, Lansdowne, PA, 2013. (approx. duration: 12 minutes)

  • 2013

    The Book of Imaginary Beings, after Jorge Luis Borges, for piano solo.  Premiered as part of Duality concert, 2013.  (approx. duration: 16 minutes)

  • 2012

    The Day the Monsters Came to School, for narrator, horn, bassoon, contrabass, piano, and percussion.  Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, 2012. Premiered at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.  (approx. duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2012

    Annabelle Dreams, for mezzo-soprano and piano. Premiered as part of Duality concert, 2013.  Second performance at the Juilliard School, 2013.  (approx. duration: 5 minutes)

  • 2012

    It’s Not Me, It’s You for mezzo-soprano and piano. Premiered as part of Duality concert, 2013. (approx. duration: 4 minutes)

  • 2011

    Tam Lin – A Tone Poem for Jazz Quartet.  Premiered at the Perlman Music Program, Shelter Island, NY, September 2011.  Second performance as part of Duality concert, 2013. (approx. duration: 15 minutes)

  • 2011

    Dedications for solo piano.  Premiered Muiden, the Netherlands, 2012.  U.S. Premiere as part of Duality concert, 2013.   (approx. duration: 7 minutes)

  • 2010

    Lauren’s Processional for violin and piano.  Premiered as part of Duality concert, 2013.  (duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2010

    The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock for baritone and piano.  (approx. duration: 23 minutes)

  • 2009

    Sir James and the Giant for narrator, viola, bassoon, trombone, piano, and percussion. Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, 2008.  Premiered at the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2009.  Second performance at the Juilliard School as part of Juilliard Juniors program, 2013.  (approx. duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2009

    The Reincarnation of Rock ‘n’ Roll – a Sonata for Piano.  Premiered at the Julliard School, NY, 2010.  (approx. duration: 22 minutes)

  • 2008

    The Man in The Machine for Saxophone and Electronics.  Premiered by the composer, West Chester University, January 2008.  (approx. duration: 25 minutes)

  • 2007

    Dysfunctional Agreement for jazz ensemble.  Premiered by the Immaculata University Jazz Ensemble, November 2007.  (approx. duration: varies based on performance)

  • 2007

    Concerto for Jazz Saxophone and Orchestra.  (Dissertation Piece).  First movement read by the Curtis Orchestra, 2006.  Second movement read by the Curtis Orchestra, December 2007. (approx. duration: 28 minutes)

  • 2006

    First, Movement for violin and piano.  Read by the Network for New Music Ensemble, 2006.  (approx. duration: 7 minutes)

  • 2006

    And Then, The Sound of Weeping for violin and piano.  Premiered Rose Recital Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 2007.  Second performance: Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago, IL, 2009. (approx. duration: 10 minutes)

  • 2006

    …and at the hour of our death, Amen.  for piano, saxophone and electronics. Premiered Rose Recital Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 2007.  (approx. duration: 10 minutes)

  • 2005

    Fugue-Fantasy for Four Pianos, 8 Hands.  Commissioned by the Upper Darby Center for the Performing Arts in Conjunction with Piano4.  Premiered Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, Upper Darby, PA, by Piano4, 2005.  (approx. duration: 4 minutes)

  • 2005

    Five Studies for Clarinet Duo.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2005.  (approx. duration: 12 minutes)

  • 2005

    Faces for Voice, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, and Bass.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2005.  Presented at PCPC conference, University of Pennsylvania, 2006. (approx. duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2004

    Incantation for Sextet, for Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Flute, Piano, and Percussion. (approx. duration: 13 minutes)

  • 2004

    First Light, for Soprano and Piano.  Commissioned by Orchestra 2001. Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2004, by Orchestra 2001. (approx. duration: 3 minutes)

  • 2004

    Carmina Catulli, for SATB a capella.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2005.  (approx. duration: 13 minutes)

  • 2003

    Invisible Dance, for Piano solo.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2003.  (approx. duration: 5 minutes)

  • 2003

    anyone lived in a pretty how town, for Voice, Piano, and Drum Set.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2004. (approx. duration: 6 minutes)

  • 2003

    Ancestral Spirit Dance, for Piano Trio.  Read by the Network for New Music Ensemble, 2004.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2004, by the Apollo Piano Trio.  (approx. duration: 8 minutes)

  • 2003

    Alleluia – Motet for Orchestra, for Symphony Orchestra.  Read by the Curtis Orchestra, 2003. (approx. duration: 9 minutes)

  • 2002

    Two Songs on Texts by William Butler Yeats, for Baritone and Piano.  Recipient of 2002 Weiss Prize for Composition.  Premiered Field Recital Hall, the Curtis Institute, 2002. (approx. duration: 8 minutes)

  • 2002

    Nocturne-Variations, for Violin, Cello, Clarinet, and Bassoon.  Read by the Network for New Music Ensemble, 2002. (approx. duration: 5 minutes)

  • 2001

    Five Places in Philadelphia, for Soprano & Tenor Saxophones, Trumpet and Trombone. Commissioned by Penn Humanities Forum.  Premiered Amado Recital Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 2001. (approx. duration: 20 minutes)

  • 1998

    Revolution! – A Rock Opera.  Premiered Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 1998. (approx. duration: 90 minutes)