Songs with Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble

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Aeschylus and Sophocles  MER  3 min.

med vo; pf, str qrt or str orch 

"We also have our pest of them which buzz" (Landor) 
(sc and pts for rent; also available in 19 Songs)

At Sea  PEER  1½ min.

"Some things are undivined except by love" (Johnson) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 3/i)

The Bells of Yale  PEER  2 min.

Version 1: ("Sing on, sweet chime" [Mason]): Bar solo, male quartet or chorus (TTBB), vc 
Version 2: ("Ring on, sweet chime" [Mason]): Bar solo, male quartet or chorus (TTBB), bells, pf, vc 
Version 3: ("Ring on, sweet chime" {Mason]): Bar solo, unison male quartet or chorus, pf, vn 

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

The Cage  MER  1 min.

"A leopard went around his cage" (Ives) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set For Theatre Orchestra/i)

Charlie Rutlage  AMP  3 min.

"Another good cowpuncher has gone to meet his fate" (O'Malley) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 5/iii)

The Circus Band  PEER  3 min.

"All summer long, we boys dreamed 'bout big circus joys!" (Ives) 
(see Chorus with Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble)

December  MER  1 min.

"Last, for December, houses on the plain" (San Gimignano) 
(see Chorus with Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble)

Evening  AMP  2 min.

"Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray" (Milton) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 6/iv)

General William Booth Enters Into Heaven   MER  6 min.

"Booth led boldly with his big bass drum" (Lindsay) 
(see Chorus with Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble)

He Is There!  PEER  3 min.

"Fifteen years ago today | A little Yankee boy" (Ives) 
(see Chorus with Orchestra or Chamber Ensemble)

The Housatonic at Stockbrige   

(could be performed with med. voice or unison chorus)

(see Orchestra Orchestral Set No. 1, mvt. iii)

Hymn (Largo cantabile)  PEER  3 min.

"Thou hidden love of God, whose height, whose depth" (Tersteegen) 
(see Chamber Ensemble A Set of Three Short Pieces)

Incantation (Allegretto sombreoso)  PEER  1 min.

"When the moon is on the wave" (Byron) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 1/vi)

Indians (Largo)  AMP  2½ min.

"Alas! for them their day is o'er" (Sprague) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 2/i)

The Innate (Adagio cantabile)  PEER  2½ min.

"Voices live in every finite being" (Ives) 
(see Chamber Ensemble A Set of Three Short Pieces/iii)

The Last Reader  MER  2 min.

Version 1: vo, 2 fl, org, 2 va 
(see chamber orchestra Set No. 2/iii; Porter edn; sc and pts for rent) 
Version 2: vo, 2 fl, str 

"I sometimes sit beneath a tree" (Holmes) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 9 of Three Pieces/i;  sc and pts for rent)

Like a Sick Eagle  MER  1½ min.

"The spirit is too week–mortality" (Keats) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 1/iv)

Luck and Work  MER  1 min.

"While one will search the season over" (Johnson) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 3/ii)

Mists  MER  2 min.

"Low lie the mists; they hide each hill and dell" (Harmony Ives) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 6/i)

The New River  PEER  1 min.

"Down the river comes a noise!" (Ives) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 1/iii, under mvt. title "The Ruined River")

Old Home Day  PEER  4 min.

fl, cl, tpt, tbn, dr set, pf 

"Go, my songs! Draw Daphnis from the city" (Ives)  
(orch realized by Kenneth Singleton; sc and pts for rent)

An Old Song Deranged  PEER  2½ min.

low vo; hp/gui, vn/va, va, 2 vc

"Songs my mother taught me in the days long vanished" (Heyduk) 
(sc and pts for rent) 
(Arranged by Ives from original version, "Songs My Mother taught Me," for voice and piano)

The Pond  MOB  1 min.

med vo; fl/vn, 2 hp, opt cel/bells, pf, str

"A sound of a distant horn" (Ives) 
Ives Society critical edition by Jacques-Louis Monod 
(sc for sale, pts for rent) 
(This version was later arranged by Ives, under the title "Remembrance," for voice and piano and then for voice and chamber ensemble; see below.)

Premonitions  MER  1½ min.

"There's a shadow on the grass" (Johnson) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 3/iii)

The Rainbow (So May It Be!)  PEER  1 min.

med vo; fl, pf, str 

"My heart leaps up when I behold" (Wordsworth) 
(sc and pts for sale) 
(This version was later arranged by Ives for voice and piano.)

Remembrance  PEER  1 min.

med vo; fl/vn, vn/fl, pf 

"A sound of a distant horn" (Ives) f 
(Part of Chamber Orchestra Set No. 7: Water Colors/iii, under the mvt. title "The Pond") 
Ives Society critical edition by Kenneth Singleton (sc and pts for sale) 
(Arranged by Ives from version for voice and piano)

The See'r (Scherzo)  AMP  1 min.

"An old man with a straw in his mouth" (Ives) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No.1/i)

Song for Harvest Season  MER  2 min.

med vo; cnt/tpt, tbn, tba (or org) 

"Summer ended, Harvest o'er" (Phillimore) 
(Available only in 34 Songs)

Sunrise  CFP  6 min.

med vo; vn, pf

"A light low in the East" (Ives) 
Ives Society critical edition by John Kirkpatrick

The Swimmers  MER  1½ min.

"Then, the swift plunge into the cool, green dark" (Untermeyer) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 7: Water Colors/ii)

Tolerance (A Lecture)  MER  1 min.

"How can I turn from any fire" (Kipling) 
(see Chamber Orchestra Set No. 1/ii)