Documented Works of Ray Green

  • Four Preludes for Piano Solo; Quartet; Prelude in F-Sharp Minor; Andante Energico; Song for Tenor, 1927
  • Rigorous for Violin and Piano; Declamation for Viola and Piano; Prelude; Seven Eight Time; Andante for Viola and Piano; Lento for Violin and Piano; Song for Baritone, 1928
  • Suite Ironico; Lento; Allegro; Suite for Violin and Piano; Suite for Viola and Piano; Beautiful Women; Music Notebook, 1929
  • Dances for Piano; Perronik; Song of Saul; Rondo Patetico; Five Finger Etude; Gypsy Pieces; Allegro for Violin and Piano, 1930
  • Suite in the Form of Theme and Variations; Some Cadences for Piano; Contrapunctus; Four Preludes; A Mood; Theme; Break of Day; Hey, Nonny No! 1931
  • Set of Piano Pieces for a Man Puppet; Pieces for String Quartet; Structures and Proclamations; Song; Song of Saul; Upstream; To Lucasta; To You (Whitman) 1932
  • Sea Calm (madrigal); Sonatina; Five Epigramic Romances for String Quartet; String Quartet; Five-Part Canons in Five Movements; “An American Agon” Sonata; Sonatina Brevis for Piano; Two Madrigals; Break of Day; Chivalric Love (madrigal); To the Moon; One Invention and Ten Fugues; Caution to Poets, 1933
  • The entire issue of “New Music Quarterly”, by Henry Cowell, was devoted to Green’s piano and vocal music; Festival Fugues; An American Toccata; Four Short Songs; “The Birds”; “I Loved My Friend” (revised in 1970); Upstream; Fifteen Preludes; Fugues and Inventions in Classic Style; Sonatina for Piano; Four Short Songs; Songs to Children’s Poems; Some Pieces for String Quartet; Three Inventories on a Texas Tune, 1934
  • Revision of “I Loved My Friend”; Overture, March, and Finale; Iphigenia in Taurus, 1935
  • An American Bouree; Three Inventories of Casey Jones; Festival Fugues; An American Toccata; Pieces for Children: Piece to Begin, March, Melody, Piece to End; Early Gothic and Then On.
  • Holiday for Four (1936) - Lori Berkowitz, viola; Richard Shapiro, clarinet; Atsuko Sato, bassoon; Emily White, piano.
  • “Adam Lay i-Bowndyn”; Care Away, Away, Away; Hymn Set for Two Pianos; Early Gothic and Onward; Of Pioneer Women (dance): (Westward The Women, Markers on the Trail, Jubilation for a Frontier); Electra (incidental music for Blanche Yurka); Concertina for Piano and Orchestra; American Pastorale; Prelude and Fugue; Jig for a Concert; Songs to Children’s Poems, 1937
  • Plainsong (Veni Sancte Spiritus); Fanfare and Processional Dance (for Martha Graham); Walkaround from American Document (Graham dance); Westron Wind; My Sister, She Works; “At the Feet O’Jesus”; Beachcomber (blues for jazz dancer on Pantages Circuit, choreography by Roberta Jonay), 1938
  • “Lullaby myn lyking” (Christmas carol); An American Bouree; Fanfare Opening (prelude to What So Proudly We Hail (dance); Union Wives (satire); Three Inventories of Casey Jones for Piano and Orchestra (dance); Sunday Sing Symphony; Processional Dance for Symphonic Band; Holiday for Four (chamber quartet; Theme; This Story is Legend (dance); Jig for a Concert (dance); Rondo Running Set (dance), 1939
  • What So Proudly We Hail (Fanfare Opening, Cornerstone, Of Pioneer Women, Sarah Goes A-Courtin’); Hymn Tunes (dance) (Markers on the Trail, Sweet Solitude, Sweet Song); Our Rivers, Our Cradles (dance) (River Primeval, River of Wrath, River of Desolation, River Song); Dance Set (dance), Jig Time; Epilogue (from cornerstone); Theme and Variations; Songs to Children’s Poems (additional); Concertante for Viola, 1940
  • On American Themes (dance, Curtain Riser); This Story Is Legend; Three Women (War Lyrics); Three Inventories of Casey Jones; Theme for “This Story is Legend” (dance); Preludes and Fugues; New Set; Concertante For Viola; Conversation with a Cloud; An American Rigaudon; Theme and Variations (dance), 1941
  • Hymn Tunes for Group, 1942
  • Tombstones and Headstones (for chorus and cantor with orchestra); Suspension (dance), 1943
  • Hymn Tunes for String Quartet; Jig Tune for Orchestra; Ballad for Americans (soldiers group), 1944
  • Opus One; Short Symphony in A; Country Dance Symphony; Westron Wind; Theme and Variations; Running Set; Children’s Songs, 1945
  • Concertante for Viola and Orchestra; Kentucky Mountain Running Set (for school bands); Opus Two (a symphony with episodes and a finale); Praeludium; Theme and Variations; New Set; Sunday Sing Symphony (for trio and orchestra); Concerto for Piano and Orchestra; Westron Wind (for chorus and soloist); Our Rivers, Our Cradles (River Primeval, River of Wrath, River of Desolation, River Song), 1946
  • Passacaglia on an original hymn tune; Praeludium; Theme and Variations (a passacaglia with eleven variations); Rondo Running Set; New Set; Concertante; Children’s Songs; Dance Set (a Rigaudon, pastoral nocturne); new American Bouree, 1947
  • Jig Theme and Six Changes (for band); Short Sonata in F for Piano; Jig Theme and Three Changes for Strings and Piano, 1948
  • Folksong Fantasies (for trumpet and band); Footsteps Echo in Memory (supplants Forsaken Garden in 1978 and 1979); Concluded Lives; Praeludium (dance) Horizon Song (dance); Fanfare in Jig Time (dance) Fortress of Tragedy (dance), 1949
  • Duo Concertante for Violin and Piano; Rhapsody for Harp and Orchestra; Three Choral Songs; Corpus Christi; Short Symphony In A; Ray Green Piano Courses; Dance Energies(dance); Fugues and Interludes, 1950
  • Short Sonata in F; Teaching Sonata Series: Horizon Song (dance), 1951
  • The Queen’s Obsession (dance) Sonata #1, 1952
  • Dance Sonata for Two Pianos; Short Symphony in A; Ray Green Piano Courses; Two Sets of Etudes and Variations (Hanon); Dance Sonata (dance), 1953
  • Revisions, 1954
  • Short Sonata in D for Piano; Twelve Inventions for Piano Solo 1955
  • Summer Sunset; Rhapsodic Interlude; Pieces for Children; Cowboy Sonatina; March Sonatina; Polka Sonatina; Song Sonatina Square Dance Sonatina, 1956
  • Short Sonata in D for Piano (dance); Footfalls Echo in Memory (dance); Dance Sonata #2 (dance); Inventions (dance), 1957
  • Dance Energies (dance); Rhapsodic Interlude; Children’s Songs; Summer Smoke; Western Sky; Dance Sonata #2 (dance), 1958
  • Three Dance Energies; The Queen’s Obsession (revised); The Haunted (dance), 1959
  • Hymn Tune Set for Two Pianos; Ray Green Piano Books for Young Pianists; books A, B, C, and D; Piano Teacher Series; Sonatina Series; Teaching Sonata Series; Children’s Songs; Polka Sonatina #2, #3; Scotch Sonatina, 1960
  • Children’s Songs (Ballerina Waltz, Happy Holiday, Offbeat Polka, Olympic Star, Rag Doll Waltz, Raindrops, Rainy Day, Toymaker’s Shop); Sunday Sing Symphony (dance), 1961
  • Short Sonata in C for Piano Solo; Prelude Blues; American Sonatinas Dance Scherzos (dance), 1962
  • Sabbatical from composing, 1963-1970
  • Revision of “I Loved My Friend” (1935); revision of Short Sonata in D; Prelude and Nocturne, 1970
  • New finale for Dance Energies; Short Symphony in F 1973 Short Symphony in C; Short Sonata in D (revision) 1974 Forsaken Garden ( to Debussy) 1975
  • Revisions 1976
  • Pursuit of Happiness (dance compilation of big band tunes) 1977
  • Prelude and Nocturne; Vibrations (dance).
  • Sonata in D (1978); Emily White, piano
  • In Praise of…; Short Symphony in C 1979
  • Short Sonata in B-flat (dance); Concerto for Piano and Orchestra III; Powers of Ten (dance), 1980
  • Fanfare and Devotion (dance) 1981
  • Summer Sunset; “There is a Time…” (dance); Rhapsodic Interlude; Prelude Blues; Three Dance Energies; Songs to Children’s Poems; Holiday for Four; Innocence (dance), 1983
  • Concerto in D for Piano and Orchestra; Twelve Sonatas for Piano 1985
  • Completed version of Sonata in B-flat; Sonata in F 1987 Sonata in B-flat; Dedications to Chopin, Debussy, and Stravinsky; Etude for Igor (Stravinsky); Etudes and Scherzos (one of six), 1988
  • Symphony in C (completed) 1991
  • Concerto in D (completed) 1992
  • Symphony in F; Praeludium; Theme and Variations; Short Sonata in B-flat #2, 1993
  • Concerto in D; Kentucky Mountain Running Set for Band, 1994
  • American Sonatinas for Symphony Orchestra, 1995