Orchestra

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The Alcotts  AMP  5½ min.

2(pic)-2(E hn)-2(b cl)-2-cbn; 4-3-3-1; timp, perc, hp; str 
 

Arranged by John Boyd for orchestra from third movement of Sonata No. 2 for Piano: Concord, Mass. (sc and pts for sale)

Christmas Music   8 min.
  1. i. Adeste Fideles  MER  
  2. ii. December  PEER  
  3. iii. A Christmas Carol  MER  

2-2-2-2; 2-3-3-1; pf, hp, mar; str (opt unis cho)

(Note: Complete work is available from Merion Music, Inc. by special arrangement.) 
Arranged by Lou Harrison from original versions for organ, for chorus and chamber ensemble, and for voice and piano (sc and pts for rent)

Concord Symphony  AMP  47 min.
  1. i. Emerson    
  2. ii. Hawthorne    
  3. iii. The Alcotts    
  4. iv. Thoreau    

3(2pic)-3(E hn)-3(b cl)-3(cbn); 4-3-3-1; timp, 2 perc, pf(cel), hp; str 

Arranged by Henry Brant for orchestra from Sonata No. 2 for Piano: Concord, Mass. (sc and pts for rent)

Decoration Day  PEER  9 min.

2-2-E hn-2-2; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), glock/cel, low bells/ch; str (opt pic, E cl, tpt 3) 

Second Movement (Spring) of "A Symphony: New England Holidays" 

Ives Society critical edition by James B. Sinclair (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Emerson Overture (Concerto) for Piano and Orchestra  AMP  22 min.

pic-2-0-2-2-cbn; 2-2-3-1; bells/cel, solo pf; str [12/12/8/8/6]

Realization by David Porter (sc and pts for rent)

Four Ragtime Dances  PEER  11 min.
  1. i. No. 1    
  2. ii. No. 2    
  3. iii. No. 3    
  4. iv. No. 4    

1(pic)-1-1-sax(al, bar)-1; 1-1-1-1; perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), ch, pf; str 

Ives Society critical edition by James B. Sinclair (sc for sale, pts for rent)

The Fourth of July  AMP  6 min.

pic-2-2-2-2-cbn; 4-3-cnt-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), xyl, bells (high, middle, low), pf; str (opt 2-3 fifes, pic 2, cl 3) 

 

Third Movement (Summer) of "A Symphony: New England Holidays" 

Ives Society critical edition by Wayne D. Shirley (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Fugue from Symphony No. 4  AMP  7½ min.

fl, cl; hn/tbn; timp, org; str (opt hn 2)

(sc and pts for sale) 
(The entire symphony also available; sc for sale, pts for rent)

The General Slocum  AMP  3 min.

Realized by Gunther Schuller (sc and pts for rent): pic-3-3-Ehn-3-bar sax-4; 4-4(cnt)-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym, ratchet, whip), large bells, 
pf; str (opt. hp) 
Realized by David Porter (sc and pts for rent): pic-2-2-2-2; 4-4-3-1; 9 timp, 
perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), low bell; str

Orchestral Set No. 1: Three Places in New England  MRC  19 min.
  1. i. The "St. Gaudens" in Boston Common (Col. Shaw and his Colored Regiment)    
  2. ii. Putnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut    
  3. iii. The Housatonic at Stockbridge    

Version 1: 3(pic)-2(E hn)-2-2-cbn; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym, gong); str (with mvt. 2 reconstructed by James B. Sinclair; (sc and pts for rent) 
Versions 2 and 3, see Chamber Orchestra 
Version 4: 3(pic)-2(E hn)-2-2-cbn; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym,  gong), hp, pf(cel), org pedal; str (opt hp 2) 

Ives Society critical edition by  James B. Sinclair (= Version 3 with original full orchestration restored)  (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Orchestral Set No. 2  PEER  19 min.
  1. i. An Elegy to Our Forefathers    
  2. ii. The Rockstrewn Hills Join in the People's Outdoor Meeting    
  3. iii. From Hanover Square North, at the End of a Tragic Day, the Voice of the People Again Arose    

2(pic)-0-3-2; 2-4-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym, gongs, tr), ch, cel/bells, hp, org, zither, acdn, 2 pf; str (opt hn3, tpt 5, tbn 4, theremin, unison chorus) 

Ives Society critical edition by James B. Sinclair (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Orchestral Set No. 3  AAAL  5 min.
  1. i. ---    
  2. ii. An Afternoon or During Camp Meetin' Week- One Secular Afternoon (In Bethel)    
  3. iii. ---    

David Porter realization of mvt. 1, the only completed mvt: 2-0-2-0; 0-1/hn-1-0; perc (sn dr, b dr, gong), timp/Indian dr, glock, ch, cel, hp, pf; str (org or a 2nd pf may substitute for ww)

(sc and parts available by special arrangement)

Postlude in F  PEER  5 min.

1(pic)-1-1-sax(al, bar)-1; 1-1-1-1; perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), ch, pf; str

Ives Society critical edition by James B. Sinclair (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Robert Browning Overture  PEER  22 min.

pic-2-2-E hn-2-3(cbn); 4-3-4-1; timp, 
perc (sn dr, b dr, Indian dr, cym), bells; str (opt pic 2, tuba 2, org pedal) 

(sc for sale, pts for rent; Ives Society critical edition by Jonathan Elkus in prep)

Symphony No. 1  PEER  37 min.
  1. i. Allegro    
  2. ii. Largo (Rejected)    
  3. ii. Adagio molto    
  4. iii. Scherzo: Vivace    
  5. iv. Allegro molto    

2-2-E hn-2-2; 4-2-3-1; timp; str (opt fl 3, cbn) 

Ives Society critical edition by James B. Sinclair (sc in prep for sale; sc and pts, edited for performance, for rent)

Symphony No. 2  PEER  37 min.
  1. i. Andante moderato    
  2. ii. Allegro    
  3. iii. Adagio cantabile    
  4. iv. Lento (maestoso)    
  5. v. Allegro molto vivace    

pic-2-2-2-2-cbn; 4-2-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr); str (opt tr) 

(sc for sale, pts for rent; Ives Society critical edition by Jonathan Elkus in prep)

Symphony No. 3: The Camp Meeting  AMP  23 min.
  1. i. Old Folks Gatherin'    
  2. ii. Children's Day    
  3. iii. Communion    
  4. Rej. iv. -- [inc.]    

1-1-1-1; 2-0-1-0; str (opt church bells, timp) 

Ives Society critical edition by Kenneth Singleton (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Symphony No. 4  AMP  33 min.
  1. i. Prelude    
  2. ii. Allegretto    
  3. iii. Fugue    
  4. iv. Largo    

pic-2-2-3-2; 4-6(cnt)-4-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, side dr, tom-tom, tr, cym, 2 gongs), bells, cel, hp, pf, ¼-tone pf/4 hd, org; str (opt SATB cho, opt fl3, sax [t/bar], cnt 2, theremin)

(sc for sale, pts for rent; Ives Society critical edition in prep) 
(Fugue also available separately for sale)

A Symphony: New England Holidays   40 min.
  1. i. Washington's Birthday (see Chamber Orchestra)    
  2. ii. Decoration Day    
  3. iii. The Fourth of July    
  4. iv. Thanksgiving and Forefathers' Day    

pic-2-2-E hn-2-2-cbn; 4-4(cnt)-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), xyl, glock, bells, ch, cel, pf, Jew's hp/2 cl; str (opt. SSATTBB chorus, fl 3(pic 2), cl 3(Eb cl), bn 3, hn 5; off-stage ensemble: chn, 4 hn, tbn) 

See separate entries for each movement.

Thanksgiving and Forefathers' Day  PEER  15 min.

pic-2-2-2-2-cbn; 4-3-3-1; timp, bells (high, middle, low), church bells, cel, pf; str; 
off-stage ens: cbn, 4 hn, tbn [cued on-stage] (opt SSATTB cho, fl 3, cl 3, bn 3, hn 5, tpt 4) 

Fourth Movement (Autumn) of "A Symphony: New England Holidays" 

Ives Society critical edition by Jonathan Elkus (sc for sale, pts for rent)

Universe Symphony  PEER  62 min
  1. i. Prelude No. 1    
  2. i. Prelude No. 2 [inc.]    
  3. iii. Prelude No. 3 [lost]    
  4. iv. Section A    
  5. v. Section B [inc.]    
  6. vi. Section C [inc.] / Coda    

Prelude 1, Sec. A + Coda of C): 10(picc)-4-2-2-cbn;4-4-5-2; timp, perc 
[20-21 players], bells, cel; str (opt. pf);"Earth" group: vns, vc, db; 
"Heavens" group: vns, 3 fl, cl 62 min.

David Porter/Ives Society edn of only the mvts completed by Ives 

Universe Symphony  PEER  36½ min.
  1. i. Prelude No. 1    
  2. ii. Prelude No. 2 [inc.]    
  3. iii. Prelude No. 3 [lost]    
  4. iv. Section A    
  5. v. Section B [inc.]    
  6. vi. Section C [inc.] / Coda    

2 pic-2-alt fl-2-E hn-3-b cl-2-cbn; 4-4-4-1; 22 perc,  2 pf, cel, hp; str 

Larry Austin realization

Universe Symphony  PEER  63 min.
  1. i. Prelude No. 1    
  2. ii. Prelude No. 2 [inc.]    
  3. iii. Prelude No. 3 [lost]    
  4. iv. Section A    
  5. v. Section B [inc.]    
  6. vi. Section C [inc.] / Coda    

9-2-3(b cl)-5(2 cbn); 4-5-4-2; 12 perc, pf/cel, org, overtone machine; str

(opt.org)Johnny Reinhard realization

Variations on "America"  MER  7 min.

3(2 pic)-2-2-2; 4-3-3-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym, sus cym, tr, cast, tamb), 
bells, xyl; str 

Arranged by William Schuman for orchestra from Ives's original for organ (sc and pts for rent) 
(Schuman version also transcribed by William Rhoads for symphonic band)

Yale-Princeton Football Game  AMP  2 min.

2(pic)-2-2-2-cbn; 4-3-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym); str 

Realized by James B. Sinclair (sc and pts for rent)

Yale-Princeton Football Game  AMP  2 min.

pic-3(pic)-4(E hn)-3-bar sax-4; 4-4-3-1; timp, perc (sn dr, b dr, cym), glock, pf; str

Realized by Gunther Schuller (sc and pts for rent, 3 min.)