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Don Freund (1947-     )

Don Freund, composer"Exciting, amusing, disturbing, beautiful, and always fascinating, Don Freund has showed himself to be a composer thoughtful in approach and imaginative in style." (Music and Musicians, The Washington Post) Freund has composed works ranging from solo, chamber, and orchestral music to pieces involving live performances with electronic instruments, music for dance, and large theatre works. An internationally recognized composer, he is also active as a pianist, conductor, and lecturer. As Professor of Composition at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music since 1992, teaching composition continues to be a major component of Freund’s career. Freund’s students from 30 years of teaching continue to win an impressive array of awards and recognitions. He has also served as guest composer at a vast array of universities and music festivals. He has served as composer  in residence at the Australian National Academy of Music, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and the Brevard Music Center and has given lectures and master classes at Royal Conservatories in Brussels, Prague, Vienna, the Hague, the Royal Academy of Music in London, and Tanglewood Music Center.

COMPOSITIONS                                                            Freund Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
Lift Up Your Heads, chorus (1964)
Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepherd, chorus and piano (1964)
Magnificat, chorus (1964)
Sanctus, chorus, with opt/brass or piano (1964)
Te Deum, chorus (1965)
Lauda Anima Mea, chorus (1965)
String Quartet No. 1 (1965)
Scherzo, piano (1965)
Adagio for Orchestra (or Chamber Orchestra) (1966)
He Shall Rule, chorus and organ (1966)
String Quartet No. 2 (1966)
Woodwind Trio, flute, oboe and clarinet (1966)
Six Sketches for Piano (1966)
Sephestia’s Song, soprano and piano (1966)
I Syng of a Mayden, soprano and piano (1966)
Relieve the Troubles of My Heart, 2-part chorus and organ (1967)
Sonatina - Spring 1967, piano (1967)
    - Sonatina - Spring 1967, violin (or flute) and piano (arr. 1991)
Stabat Mater, soprano and piano (1967)
The Chimney Sweeper: Two Songs from Blake, soprano and piano (1967; also arr. w/harpsichord and flute, 1988)
O Fortuna, female chorus (1968)
Three Bagatelles, viola and piano (1968)
Three Songs, soprano or mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1968)
Three Poems of George Herbert, chorus and piano (1969)
Pas de Deux, clarinet and bassoon (1969)
Four Pieces, horn quartet (1969)
Piano Concerto (1970)
Gloria, chorus and organ (1970)
Psalm 121, soprano and organ (1970)
Romanza, brass sextet (1970)
Canzona for Orchestra (1971)
Trio, violin, trombone and piano (1971)
Intermezzo, horn (1971)
The Falling of the Leaves, baritone voice and woodwind quintet (1971) [text: W.B. Yeats]
The Past As Future, tape (1971)
The Waste Land: Four Movements after T.S. Eliot, wind ensemble (1972)
Elegy for Simas Kudirka, flute, clarinet, viola, cello, double bass and harp (1972)
Quick Opener, woodwind quintet (1973)
Seven Etudes due, viola and cello (1973)
The Bishop’s Ghost, opera, 8 singers and chamber orchestra (1974)
Clamavi, piano (1974)
Vista, 3 string orchestras (1975)
Playthings of the Wind, soprano and piano (1975) [text: Carl Sandburg]
Aware, chorus, flute and cello (1976) [text: D. H. Lawrence]
Papillons: String Quartet after R. Schumann (1976)
Offering: Fantasy on a Royal Theme, clarinet and piano (1976)
Crossings, viola and guitar (1976)
ReTournai: Toccata quatre, flute, trombone, marimba and piano (1977)
Pastoral Symphony, woodwind quintet and piano (1977)
Ukrainian Fantasy, violin and tape (1977)
Evening Song, multiple pianos and brass (1978)
Springsongs, brass quintet (1978)
Dissolving Music: Rockpiece after W.S. Merwin, soprano, flute, trombone, violin, cello, piano, drumset/percussion (1978)
Cello Concerto, cello, solo percussion and orchestra (1979)
Recycles, indeterminate chamber ensemble (1980)
Triomusic, violin, clarinet and piano (1980)
Killing Time, amplified alto sax, amplified piano and tape (1980)
Pentecost, soprano, flute, viola, trombone, piano and percussion (1980)
Silver Lining, piccolo trumpet and piano (1981)
Passing Fancy, flute (1981)
Moment Musical, piano (1981)
Shepherd la Rock, soprano and piano (1981)
Machaut Tunes: Realizations of Ballades and Virelais, piano (1982)
PASSION with Tropes, theatre-oratorio in 2 parts (1983) [chorus, orch, actors, chbr ens & choir, pop singers and jazz ens)
    - Five Chorales from "PASSION with Tropes", chorus and piano, w/opt. roto-toms (1982)
    - Passion Music: oratorio from "PASSION with Tropes", chorus, soloists and orchestra (1983)
    - Nine Excerpts from "PASSION with Tropes, actor, mezzo-soprano, baritone, string quintet and organ (1983)
    - A Sermon of John Donne, narrator and orchestra (1982) [from "PASSION with Tropes"]
    - Rilke Fragment from "PASSION with Tropes", piano, w/opt. narrator (1982)
    - Three Songs from "PASSION with Tropes", baritone voice and woodwind quintet (1982)
    - Three Pieces from "PASSION with Tropes", soprano and brass quintet (1982)
    - Two Songs from "PASSION with Tropers", tenor, guitar, vibraphone and piano (1983)
    - Six Songs from "PASSION with Tropers", pop vocal quartet and jazz band (1982)
    - Fear and Trembling Blues from "PASSION with Tropers", Gospel mezzo-soprano and jazz band (1982)
    - PASSION with Tropes Concert Extract 2010, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, actor, chldrn choir & instr'l ensemble (2010)
    - PASSION with Tropes - Part Two reconstructed, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, 4 actors, chldrnchoir & instr'l ensmbl (2011)
Edge: Saxophone Quartet (1984)
Consort Piece, 4 oboes and 2 English horns (1985)
Episode, alto sax and Casio MT 70 synthesizer (1985)
Music for No Apparent Reason, melody instruments (1985)
A Stage Is All The World, piano and tape (1985)
Prelude, Chorale, ..and a few other things, 2 pianos (1985)
Jug Blues & Fat Pickin’, wind ensemble/band (1986)
God’s Grandeur, chorus and organ (1986) [text: Gerard Manley Hopkins]
Winter Canons (The Synergism Version), flute, violin, alto sax (or clarinet) and synthesizer (1986)
Feux d’artifice — Tombeau ("Shuttle Explodes: Seven Feared Dead"), piano (1986)
From Harmony, chorus (1987) [text: John Dryden]
A Middle Quartet (“In Medias Res”), violin, viola, cello and piano (1987)
Steel Grey Sky, KX88 Controller, TX7, TX81Z, Drum Machine and Computer Sequencer (1987)
Dreams of Animals (Music for a Videodance), tape (1987)
Life Goes On, violin and piano (1988)
Elles (Toulouse-Lautrec): music for a lithographic slide show, violin, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1989)
Sinfonietta, orchestra (1989)
Hard Cells, chamber orchestra (14 players) (1989)
Alice in Wonderland: 4 Ballet Scenes, tape (1990)
Poem Symphonies, orchestra (1990) [see also excerpts for wind ensemble/band]
    - Radical Light, orchestra; or winds, piano and percussion (1990) [from "Poem Symphonies", 1990]
    - Gold, string orchestra (1990) [also arr. for cello and piano]
    - End of Summer, orchestral winds (1990) [from "Poem Symphonies", 1990]
Growing Orbits, chorus (1990) [text: Rilke]
Pachelfreund Canon (addition to "Winter Canons", 1986), 3 melody instruments and keyboard (1990)
The White Butterfly (after the painting by Odilon Redon), violin, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1990)
Stirrings, guitar (1990)
Piano Prelude ‘90 (after Thelonius), piano (1990)
Cactus Man (after the painting by Odilon Redon), KX88 Controller and Proteus 1 Tone Generator (1990)
Backyard Songs, soprano, flute and harp (1990)
Blues et al., soprano and piano (1990)
Passages: Six Movements for Dance, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1991)
A New Year Carol, treble chorus and organ (or piano) (1991)
Piano Prelude ‘91 (collisions and canons), piano (1991)
Ordinary Pieces (A Concert Organ Mass), organ (1991) [14 pieces]
O Be Joyful, treble chorus, mixed chorus and organ (or piano) (1992)
Three Blake Songs, treble chorus and Orff instrumentarium (or piano) (1992)
Three Machaut Tunes, flute and cello (1992)
Good Morning, Melbourne, violin, flute, clarinet, alto sax, horn, trombone and synthesizer (1992)
Bitter Sweetness, harp (1992)
Piano Prelude ‘92 (Intro/Tune/Coda), piano (1992)
"…not…gentle", MIDI wind contoller and computer sequence (1992)
Spinning Rounds, wind ensemble/band (1993)
Turning Points, flute and cello (1993)
Departing Flights, violin, cello and piano (1993)
Arioso und Splat, trumpet and piano (1993)
Piano Prelude ‘93 (fluid, singing), piano (1993)
Southwinds, piccolo, 4 flutes, alto flute, 2 oboes, 5 clarinets, 2 horns, tenor & bar sax and bassoon (1994)
All We Would Become, chorus and brass quintet (1994)
Merlin’s Remedy, chorus and Wavestation synthesizer (1994)
Fast Music, cello (1994) [1993?]
Piano Prelude ‘94 (incisive, bright), piano (1994)
Madame Bovary, ballet after the novel by Gustave Flaubert to choreographic scenario by Jacques Cesbron (1995)
    - Madame Bovary Ballet Suite, orchestra (1995)
Viola Concerto (1995)
A New "Cantate", chorus (1995)
Tune and a Half, for Elliott, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (1995)
Fanfare for Violas, 8 to 24 violas (1995)
Piano Prelude ‘95 (Tune and a half, for Elliott), piano (1995)
Skin Rituals, dancers and 7 drummers (1996) [also for just 7 drummers]
Nativitas! - fantasy on Perotin’s 12th century Alleluia, wind ensemble/band (1996)
Rough and Tumble, clarinet (or alto sax), trumpet, piano and percussion (1996)
Piano Prelude ‘96 (rough, ornery), piano (1996)
Soft Cells, chamber orchestra (15 players) (1997)
Breezeworks, trumpet and organ (1997)
Sky Scrapings, alto saxophone and piano (1997)
Piano Prelude ‘97 (slow, dark, deep), piano (1997)
Beyond the Brass Gates, concerto for violin and wind ensemble/band (1998)
Piano Prelude ‘98 (blurringly fast), piano (1998)
One Singer, Two Voices, 2 guitars (1999)
Piano Prelude ‘99 (caffeinated), piano (1999)
Life of the Party (Concerto for Bassoon and 16 friends) (2000)
Primavera Doubles, concerto for violin, cello and orchestra (2000)
Childhood Awakening (Visions from "An American Childhood" by Annie Dillard), chorus (2000)
Piano Prelude 2000 (for Lennie and Lou), piano (2000)
Louder than Words, alto sax (or trumpet), tenor sax (or bassoon) and piano (2001; trumpet version, 2003)
Earthdance Concerto, ballet/concerto for piano and wind ensemble/band (2001)
Fanfare of Celebration and Commemoration, 6 trumpets (2001)
Sonapartita (Noch Nach Bach), violin and piano (2001)
Piano Prelude ‘01 (tender, tentative), piano (2001)
Quilt Horizon, chamber orchestra (17 players) (2002) [with optional video]
Piano Prelude ‘02 (for SAmuel ADlEr), piano (2002)
November Songs, female voice and piano (2002)
Flute Concerto in Three Reels, flute and orchestra (2003)
Taliesin Cycle, chorus and Orff percussion ensemble (2003)
Spur of the Moment, flute and piano (2003)
Piano Prelude ‘03 (view from the top), piano (2003)
Exotic Particles and the Confinement of Quarks A Subatomic Fantasy, wind ensemble/band (2004)
Framing [Bitter Sweetness], harp solo, oboe, bassoon, tuba, viola, double bass and harpsichord (2004)
ON AGAIN, off again, alto sax (2004)
Daydream in A-flat, clarinet (2004)
Piano Prelude ‘04 (second-hand emotion), piano (2004)
Preludes for Orchestra (2005)
In Medias Res, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (2005); or flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano (2007)
Piano Prelude ‘05 (rolling darkness), piano (2005)
Outsider, wind ensemble/band (2006)
Sunscapes: Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (2006)
Piano Prelude ‘06 (sweet refrains), piano (2006)
Word on the Street, chamber orchestra (2007)
Piano Prelude ‘07 (ringing tones), piano (2007)
Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespearian Music Drama, singing actors and piano (2008)
Rite Now!, clarinet, bass clarinet and piano (2008)
Requiem (Reflections from a Life), tuba and piano (2008)
Piano Prelude ‘08 (Ev. en Esp.), piano (2008)
Test of Time, chamber orchestra  (18 players) (2009)
Ornery Prelude, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion, violin, cello and piano (2009)
Summersongs (String Quartet No. 4) (2009)
Piano Prelude ‘09 (winter whimsy), piano (2009)
Two Poems of Gwendolyn Brooks, mezzo-soprano, horn and piano (2010)
Crunch Time, bass clarinet, cello and piano (2010)
Autumnsongs, piano trio/violin, cello and piano (2010)
PASSION with Tropes Concert Extract 2010, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, actor, children’s choir & instr'l ensemble (2010)
Piano Prelude ’10 (Chopping Blocks), piano (2010)
PASSION with Tropes - Part Two reconstructed, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, 4 actors, children’s choir & instr'l ensmbl (2011)
SeeNoHearNoSpeakNo, viola, double bass, percussionist and 3 dancers (2011)


WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Freund Links     ~ top of page ~
Dramatic/Theater
The Bishop’s Ghost, opera, 8 singers and chamber orchestra (1974)
Passion with Tropes, theatre-oratorio in 2 parts (1983) [chorus, orch, actors, chbr ens & choir, pop singers and jazz ens)
    - Passion Music: oratorio from "Passion with Tropes", chorus, soloists and orchestra (1983)
    - Nine Excerpts from "Passion with Tropes, actor, mezzo-soprano, baritone, string quintet and organ (1983)
    - PASSION with Tropes Concert Extract 2010, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, actor, chldrn choir & instr'l ensemble (2010)
    - PASSION with Tropes - Part Two reconstructed, chorus, vocal soloists, narrator, 4 actors, chldrnchoir & instr'l ensmbl (2011)
Elles (Toulouse-Lautrec): music for a lithographic slide show, violin, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1989)
Alice in Wonderland: 4 Ballet Scenes, tape (1990)
Passages: Six Movements for Dance, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1991)
Madame Bovary, ballet after the novel by Gustave Flaubert to choreographic scenario by Jacques Cesbron (1995)
Skin Rituals, dancers and 7 drummers (1996)
Earthdance Concerto, ballet/concerto for piano and wind ensemble/band (2001)
Quilt Horizon, chamber orchestra (17 players) (2002) [with optional video]
Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespearian Music Drama, singing actors and piano (2008)
SeeNoHearNoSpeakNo, viola, double bass, percussionist and 3 dancers (2011)

Orchestra/Chamber Orchestra
Adagio for Orchestra (or Chamber Orchestra) (1966)
Canzona for Orchestra (1971)
Vista, 3 string orchestras (1975)
A Sermon of John Donne, narrator and orchestra (1982) [from "Passion with Tropes"]
Sinfonietta, orchestra (1989)
Hard Cells, chamber orchestra (14 players) (1989)
Poem Symphonies, orchestra (1990) [see also excerpts for wind ensemble/band]
    - Radical Light, orchestra (1990)
    - Gold, string orchestra (1990)
Madame Bovary Ballet Suite, orchestra (1995)
Soft Cells, chamber orchestra (15 players) (1997)
Quilt Horizon, chamber orchestra (17 players) (2002) [with optional video]
Preludes for Orchestra (2005)
Word on the Street, chamber orchestra (2007)
Test of Time, chamber orchestra  (18 players) (2009)

Band/Wind Ensemble
The Waste Land: Four Movements after T.S. Eliot, wind ensemble (1972)
Jug Blues & Fat Pickin’, wind ensemble/band (1986)
End of Summer, orchestral winds (1990) [from "Poem Symphonies", 1990]
Radical Light, winds, piano and percussion (1990) [from "Poem Symphonies", 1990]
Spinning Rounds, wind ensemble/band (1993)
Southwinds, piccolo, 4 flutes, alto flute, 2 oboes, 5 clarinets, 2 horns, tenor & bar sax and bassoon (1994)
Nativitas! - fantasy on Perotin’s 12th century Alleluia, wind ensemble/band (1996)
Beyond the Brass Gates, concerto for violin and wind ensemble/band (1998)
Earthdance Concerto, concerto for piano and wind ensemble/band (2001)
Exotic Particles and the Confinement of Quarks A Subatomic Fantasy, wind ensemble/band (2004)
Outsider, wind ensemble/band (2006)

Soloist(s) w/Orchestra
Piano Concerto (1970)
Cello Concerto, cello, solo percussion and orchestra (1979)
Viola Concerto (1995)
Beyond the Brass Gates, concerto for violin and wind ensemble/band (1998)
Life of the Party (Concerto for Bassoon and 16 friends) (2000)
Primavera Doubles, concerto for violin, cello and orchestra (2000)
Earthdance Concerto, concerto for piano and wind ensemble/band (2001)
Flute Concerto in Three Reels, flute and orchestra (2003)
Sunscapes: Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (2006)

Choral
Lift Up Your Heads, chorus (1964)
Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepherd, chorus and piano (1964)
Magnificat, chorus (1964)
Sanctus, chorus, with opt/brass or piano (1964)
Te Deum, chorus (1965)
Lauda Anima Mea, chorus (1965)
He Shall Rule, chorus and organ (1966)
Relieve the Troubles of My Heart, 2-part chorus and organ (1967)
O Fortuna, female chorus (1968)
Three Poems of George Herbert, chorus and piano (1969)
    - The Agonie
    - Redemption
    - Vertue
Gloria, chorus and organ (1970)
Aware, chorus, flute and cello (1976) [text: D. H. Lawrence]
Five Chorales from "Passion with Tropes", chorus and piano, w/opt. roto-toms (1982)
God’s Grandeur, chorus and organ (1986) [text: Gerard Manley Hopkins]
From Harmony, chorus (1987) [text: John Dryden]
Growing Orbits, chorus (1990) [text: Rilke]
A New Year Carol, treble chorus and organ (or piano) (1991)
O Be Joyful, treble chorus, mixed chorus and organ (or piano) (1992)
Three Blake Songs, treble chorus and Orff instrumentarium (or piano) (1992)
All We Would Become, chorus and brass quintet (1994)
Merlin’s Remedy, chorus and Wavestation synthesizer (1994)
A New "Cantate", chorus (1995)
Childhood Awakening (Visions from "An American Childhood" by Annie Dillard), chorus (2000)
Taliesin Cycle, chorus and Orff percussion ensemble (2003)

Chamber
String Quartet No. 1 (1965)
String Quartet No. 2 (1966)
Woodwind Trio, flute, oboe and clarinet (1966)
Pas de Deux, clarinet and bassoon (1969)
Four Pieces, horn quartet (1969)
Romanza, brass sextet (1970)
Trio, violin, trombone and piano (1971)
Elegy for Simas Kudirka, flute, clarinet, viola, cello, double bass and harp (1972)
Quick Opener, woodwind quintet (1973)
Seven Etudes due, viola and cello (1973)
Papillons: String Quartet after R. Schumann (1976)
ReTournai: Toccata quatre, flute, trombone, marimba and piano (1977)
Pastoral Symphony, woodwind quintet and piano (1977)
Evening Song, multiple pianos and brass (1978)
Springsongs, brass quintet (1978)
Recycles, indeterminate chamber ensemble (1980)
Triomusic, violin, clarinet and piano (1980)
Edge: Saxophone Quartet (1984)
Consort Piece, 4 oboes and 2 English horns (1985)
Winter Canons (The Synergism Version), flute, violin, alto sax (or clarinet) and synthesizer (1986)
A Middle Quartet (“In Medias Res”), violin, viola, cello and piano (1987)
Elles (Toulouse-Lautrec): music for a lithographic slide show, violin, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1989)
Pachelfreund Canon (addition to "Winter Canons", 1986), 3 melody instruments and keyboard (1990)
The White Butterfly (after the painting by Odilon Redon), violin, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1990)
Passages: Six Movements for Dance, alto sax, horn and synthesizer (1991)
Three Machaut Tunes, flute and cello (1992)
Good Morning, Melbourne, violin, flute, clarinet, alto sax, horn, trombone and synthesizer (1992)
Turning Points, flute and cello (1993)
Departing Flights, violin, cello and piano (1993)
Tune and a Half, for Elliott, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (1995)
Fanfare for Violas, 8 to 24 violas (1995)
Rough and Tumble, clarinet (or alto sax), trumpet, piano and percussion (1996)
Skin Rituals, 7 drummers (1996)
One Singer, Two Voices, 2 guitars (1999)
Louder than Words, alto sax (or trumpet), tenor sax (or bassoon) and piano (2001; trumpet version, 2003)
Fanfare of Celebration and Commemoration, 6 trumpets (2001)
Framing [Bitter Sweetness], harp solo, oboe, bassoon, tuba, viola, double bass and harpsichord (2004)
In Medias Res, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano (2005); or flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano (2007)
Rite Now!, clarinet, bass clarinet and piano (2008)
Ornery Prelude, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion, violin, cello and piano (2009)
Summersongs (String Quartet No. 4) (2009)
Crunch Time, bass clarinet, cello and piano (2010)
Autumnsongs, piano trio/violin, cello and piano (2010)
SeeNoHearNoSpeakNo, viola, double bass, percussionist and 3 dancers (2011)

String Chamber Music  -  see  here
Woodwind Chamber Music  -  see  here
Brass Chamber Music  -  see  here

Percussion
Skin Rituals, 7 drummers (1996)

Instrument and Piano/or Organ/or Guitar
Sonatina - Spring 1967, violin (or flute) and piano (arr. 1991)
Three Bagatelles, viola and piano (1968)
Offering: Fantasy on a Royal Theme, clarinet and piano (1976)
Crossings, viola and guitar (1976)
Killing Time, amplified alto sax, amplified piano and tape (1980)
Silver Lining, piccolo trumpet and piano (1981)
Episode, alto sax and Casio MT 70 synthesizer (1985)
Life Goes On, violin and piano (1988)
Gold, cello and piano (1990) [arr. from orchestral work "Poem Symphonies", 1990]
Arioso und Splat, trumpet and piano (1993)
Breezeworks, trumpet and organ (1997)
Sky Scrapings, alto saxophone and piano (1997)
Sonapartita (Noch Nach Bach), violin and piano (2001)
Spur of the Moment, flute and piano (2003)
Requiem (Reflections from a Life), tuba and piano (2008)

Solo Instrument
Intermezzo, horn (1971)
Ukrainian Fantasy, violin and tape (1977)
Passing Fancy, flute (1981)
Music for No Apparent Reason, melody instruments (1985)
Stirrings, guitar (1990)
Bitter Sweetness, harp (1992)
Fast Music, cello (1994) [1993?]
ON AGAIN, off again, alto sax (2004)
Daydream in A-flat, clarinet (2004)

Guitar
Crossings, viola and guitar (1976)
Stirrings, guitar (1990)
One Singer, Two Voices, 2 guitars (1999)

Piano/Organ/Synthesizer
Scherzo, piano (1965)
Six Sketches for Piano (1966)
Sonatina — Spring 1967, piano (1967)
Clamavi, piano (1974)
Moment Musical, piano (1981)
Machaut Tunes: Realizations of Ballades and Virelais, piano (1982)
Rilke Fragment from "Passion with Tropes", piano, w/opt. narrator (1982)
A Stage Is All The World, piano and tape (1985)
Prelude, Chorale, ..and a few other things, 2 pianos (1985)
Feux d’artifice — Tombeau ("Shuttle Explodes: Seven Feared Dead"), piano (1986)
Steel Grey Sky, KX88 Controller, TX7, TX81Z, Drum Machine and Computer Sequencer (1987)
Piano Prelude ‘90 (after Thelonius), piano (1990)
Cactus Man (after the painting by Odilon Redon), KX88 Controller and Proteus 1 Tone Generator (1990)
Piano Prelude ‘91 (collisions and canons), piano (1991)
Ordinary Pieces (A Concert Organ Mass), organ (1991) [14 pieces]
Piano Prelude ‘92 (Intro/Tune/Coda), piano (1992)
Piano Prelude ‘93 (fluid, singing), piano (1993)
Piano Prelude ‘94 (incisive, bright), piano (1994)
Piano Prelude ‘95 (Tune and a half, for Elliott), piano (1995)
Piano Prelude ‘96 (rough, ornery), piano (1996)
Piano Prelude ‘97 (slow, dark, deep), piano (1997)
Piano Prelude ‘98 (blurringly fast), piano (1998)
Piano Prelude ‘99 (caffeinated), piano (1999)
Piano Prelude 2000 (for Lennie and Lou), piano (2000)
Piano Prelude ‘01 (tender, tentative), piano (2001)
Piano Prelude ‘02 (for SAmuel ADlEr), piano (2002)
Piano Prelude ‘03 (view from the top), piano (2003)
Piano Prelude ‘04 (second-hand emotion), piano (2004)
Piano Prelude ‘05 (rolling darkness), piano (2005)
Piano Prelude ‘06 (sweet refrains), piano (2006)
Piano Prelude ‘07 (ringing tones), piano (2007)
Piano Prelude ‘08 (Ev. en Esp.), piano (2008)
Piano Prelude ‘09 (winter whimsy), piano (2009)
Piano Prelude ’10 (Chopping Blocks), piano (2010)

Vocal
Sephestia’s Song, soprano and piano (1966)
I Syng of a Mayden, soprano and piano (1966)
Stabat Mater, soprano and piano (1967)
The Chimney Sweeper: Two Songs from Blake, soprano and piano (1967; also arr. w/harpsichord and flute, 1988)
Three Songs, soprano or mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1968)
Psalm 121, soprano and organ (1970)
The Falling of the Leaves, baritone voice and woodwind quintet (1971) [text: W.B. Yeats]
Playthings of the Wind, soprano and piano (1975) [text: Carl Sandburg]
Dissolving Music: Rockpiece after W.S. Merwin, soprano, flute, trombone, violin, cello, piano, drumset/percussion (1978)
Pentecost, soprano, flute, viola, trombone, piano and percussion (1980)
Shepherd la Rock, soprano and piano (1981)
Works from "Passion with Tropes" (1982)
    - Three Songs from "Passion with Tropes", baritone voice and woodwind quintet (1982)
    - Three Pieces from "Passion with Tropes", soprano and brass quintet (1982)
    - Two Songs from "Passion with Tropers", tenor, guitar, vibraphone and piano (1983)
    - Six Songs from "Passion with Tropers", pop vocal quartet and jazz band (1982)
    - Fear and Trembling Blues from "Passion with Tropers", Gospel mezzo-soprano and jazz band (1982)
Backyard Songs, soprano, flute and harp (1990)
Blues et al., soprano and piano (1990)
November Songs, female voice and piano (2002)
Two Poems of Gwendolyn Brooks, mezzo-soprano, horn and piano (2010)

Electronic
The Past As Future, tape (1971)
Ukrainian Fantasy, violin and tape (1977)
Killing Time, amplified alto sax, amplified piano and tape (1980)
A Stage Is All The World, piano and tape (1985)
Dreams of Animals (Music for a Videodance), tape (1987)
Steel Grey Sky, KX88 Controller, TX7, TX81Z, Drum Machine and Computer Sequencer (1987)
Alice in Wonderland: 4 Ballet Scenes, tape (1990)
Cactus Man (after the painting by Odilon Redon), KX88 Controller and Proteus 1 Tone Generator (1990)
"…not…gentle", MIDI wind contoller and computer sequence (1992)


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Composer Don Freund Receives Guggenheim Award (Indiana University)

Composer's website
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Freund @ Wikipedia
Freund @ American Music Center
Freund @ Answers.com
Freund @ Baldwin Wallace College/Riemenschneider Bach Institute
Freund @ Bowdoin International Music Festival
Freund @ Chamber Music Today
Freund @ Classical Archives
Freund @ Facebook
Freund @ Flute Connection
Freund @ Indiana University/Jacobs School of Music    also     here
Freund @ LinkedIn
Freund @ MulesRasch (Bernard Savoie)
Freund @ MusicWeb International
Freund @ MySpaceMusic
Freund @ REC Music Foundation /The Lied and Art Song Texts Page
Freund @ Wind Repertory Project
Freund @ woodwindiana.com

Publisher
Freund @ Composer's website
Freund @ Boosey & Hawkes
Freund @ Lauren Keiser Music Publishing
Freund @ MMB Music
Freund @ E.C. Schirmer
Freund @ Seesaw
Freund @ TRN Music Publishers
Freund @ Vivace Press

Streaming Audio
Freund @ Composer's website
Freund @ American Music Center
Freund @ Chamber Music Today
Freund @ Classical Archives
Freund @ Indiana University/Jacobs School of Music
Freund @ Indiana University/The Music of Don Freund
Freund @ iumusicmarketplace.com
Freund @ last.fm
Freund @ MySpaceMusic
Freund @ Rhapsody.com
Freund @ Yahoo! Music

Recordings
Freund @ Composer's website
Freund @ ArkivMusic
Freund @ ClassicsOnline
Freund @ Discogs
Freund @ iumusicmarketplace.com

Video
Freund @ YouTube
Freund @ Google Video
Freund @ Vimeo
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