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Works For Orchestra & Strings By Vaclav Nelhybel


Order of listing:
Orchestra, Orchestra Plus, String Orchestra, String Orchestra Plus

ORCHESTRA 

AEGEAN MODES
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1974
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 3
Reprinted 2010 by Ars Nova Press

A MIGHTY FORTRESS
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ .: 1972
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 3-4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

CANZONA E TOCCATA FEROCE (VN131)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 14:00
Grade: 5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

ETUDE SYMPHONIQUE
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 12:00
Grade: 6
Recording: LP, CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
"Etude Symphonique is an exuberant and richly colored work, tonal, with a quite individual mixture of academic and modern techniques." (Harold C. Schonberg, The New York Times, March 17, 1964)

FANTASIA CONCERTANTE (VN166)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 4-5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

FINALE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Based on When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Glory, Glory Hallelujah, and America . "A real crowd pleaser." (The Instrumentalist)

HOUSTON CONCERTO
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 12:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

JESU MEINE FREUDE (VN69)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 3-4
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

KINDERMARCH (VN120)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 2-3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

LINCOLN SCENE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 3-4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"A composition with Eastern European folklore flavor, with a great range of contrast, from a dramatic, melancholic adagio to a frantic 'Transylvanian' folk dance." (VN)

MOVEMENT FOR ORCHESTRA
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1968
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR ORCHESTRA
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1967
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

NEW ORLEANS CONCERTO (VN65)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 12:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
"A jazz-flavored classical composition," premiered in 1985 by the Loyola-New Orleans Symphony Youth Orchestra.

OVERTURE FOR ORCHESTRA
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1981
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 3
Recording: CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"Written in D minor, Overture for Orchestra ...is a terrific selection for a developing orchestra with less experienced string players than wind players." (Bill Bitter, The Instrumentalist, December 1999).

POLYPHONIES
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Duration: ca. 18:00
Grade: 6
Remarks: Reprinted 2008 by Ars Nova Press

SINFONIETTA CONCERTANTE (VN134)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 21:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SLAVONIC TRIPTYCH
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Reprinted 2010, Ars Nova Press

TWO MOVEMENTS FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Publisher: General Music
Duration: 8:40
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-Commercial CD
Remarks:
Contact Colgems-EMI, Inc.

ORCHESTRA PLUS
Orchestra
, String Orchestra, String Orchestra Plus


CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES (VN110)

Orchestra, Soprano Solo, Harp, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CANTUS CONCERTANTE (VN 60)
Orchestra, Violin, Viola, Cello Soli, Soprano Solo
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 15:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHRISTMAS IN BOHEMIA
Mixed Choir, Orchestra
Publisher: Alliance Publications
Yr. publ.: 2004
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 4
Recording: Non-commercial CD

CONCERTINO FOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
AND PIANO
Publisher: General Music
Duration: 7:40
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

CONCERTO SPIRITUOSO NO.4
Orchestra, String Quartet, Solo Voice
Publisher: Joseph Boonin
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: ca. 20:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CONCERTO SPIRITUOSO NO. 5 (VN67)
Orchestra, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 17:00
Grade: 5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

DIES ULTIMA
Orchestra, SATB Chorus, SATB Soli, Narrator, Speaking Chorus, Jazz Band
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1967
Duration: ca. 16:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
Text drawn from the Revelation to John, the spiritual 'Tis me, O Lord, and Dies Irae from the Roman Liturgy.

DIVERTIMENTO FOR BRASS QUINTET
AND ORCHESTRA
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available on rental

FANTASY ON AMERICA
Festival Orchestra, Solo Violin, Youth Solo Section
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 2000
Grade: 3
Recording: CD

FOUR AUSTRALIAN SONGS (VN64)
Orchestra, SA Chorus
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

FOUR READINGS FROM MARLOWE'S DR. FAUSTUS
Orchestra (or Piano), Male Solo Voice
Publisher: General Music
Duration: ca. 45:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD (Bass-Baritone and Piano)
Remarks:
Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.
"A real block-buster of a vocal piece." 

GRAFFITI POMPEIANI
Orchestra, SSATTBB Soli, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 20:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

HYMN OF HOPE
SATB Chorus, Orchestra (or Band)
Remarks: See Works for Band

LET THERE BE MUSIC
Orchestra, SATB Chorus, Baritone Voice Solo, Piano, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 30:00
Grade: 5
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR WOODWIND QUINTET AND ORCHESTRA
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available on rental

PASSACAGLIA
Orchestra, Solo Piano
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Remarks: Contact Alfred Publishing Co.

PRAISE THE LORD (VN30)
Orchestra, SATB Chorus, SATB Soli, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 15:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

RHAPSODY IN D (VN37)
Orchestra, String Quartet, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 3-4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net 

SINE NOMINE
SATB Chorus, SATB Soloists, Orchestra, Band
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

SINFONIA CONTRA PLAGAM
Orchestra, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SIX FABLES FOR ALL TIME
Orchestra, SATB Chorus, Narrator
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 60:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
Commissioned for the 35th Anniversary of the United Nations. "Six Fables For All Time is a great work, with a breadth and strength that reminded me of Bach at times... a monumental prayer of hope and peace." (Noel Regney, The Ridgefield Press, October 30, 1980)

THREE MODES FOR ORCHESTRA
Orchestra and Piano
Publisher: General Music
Duration: ca. 13:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

STRING ORCHESTRA
Orchestra
, Orchestra Plus, String Orchestra Plus


BOHEMIAN SUITE

Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1983
Duration: 6:30
Grade: 2
Remarks: Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)
"This charming four-movement suite will be a hit with middle school orchestras ...Your students will enjoy working out the intricacies of this piece as they prepare it for concert or contest performances." (The Instrumentalist, May 2009)

CHACONNE (Purcell-Nelhybel)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Remarks: Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

CHESTER VARIATIONS
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1981
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 2
Remarks: Based on the well-known Chester Hymn by William Billings. Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)
"Ideal for a second year orchestra that has good balance in each section, this piece can be used to teach independence of parts, melody versus harmony, and teamwork, while preparing for a concert performance." (The Instrumentalist, Oct. 2009)

CONTRAPUNCTUS I (Bach-Nelhybel)
Publisher: Barta Music (P)
Yr. publ.: 1979
Grade: 2-3
Remarks: Re-issued 2010 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
From Bach's Art of The Fugue. Also available as a quintet. "A nice way to feature your string section." (The Instrumentalist)

DANZA
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1971
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

DIVERTIMENTO FOR STRINGS
Publisher: Alliance Publications
Yr. publ.: 1995
Duration: 4:30
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD

ESPRESSIVO
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 3-4
Remarks: Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

MARCATO
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks:
Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig) 

SURPRISE VARIATIONS
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: 6:30
Grade: 3
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: A set of variations in which the theme, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, is stated only at the very end (surprise!). Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

THREE MOVEMENTS FOR STRINGS
Publisher: General Music
Duration: 11:20
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

TOCCATA IN D MINOR (Bach-Nelhybel)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 2-3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

VOLUNTARY (Purcell-Nelhybel)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Remarks:
Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

STRING ORCHESTRA PLUS
Orchestra
, Orchestra Plus, String Orchestra


ADAGIO AND RONDO

Strings, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Horn, Piano, Timpani
Publisher: Chas. Colin
Yr. publ.: 1965
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

AGITATO
Strings, String Quartet, Piano
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1978
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

BIST DU BEI MIR (Bach-Nelhybel)
Strings, Solo Voice or Oboe
Publisher: Barta Music (P)
Yr. publ.: 1979
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

MARCIA ANTIQUA
Three-part Strings, Flute (or Solo Violin), 4 Percussion
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Remarks: Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

MENUET AND MARCH (Bach-Nelhybel)
Strings and Piano
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Remarks: From the Little Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach.
Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

MUSIC FOR STRING QUARTET AND STRINGS
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 3 - 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

ORATIO I
Strings, Piccolo Trumpet, Chimes
Publisher: Joseph Boonin
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 5
Remarks: Available from European American Music

ORATIO III
Strings, 8 Woodwinds
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

ORATIO IV
Strings, Brass
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
"Oratio IV for Brass and Strings is a work of restrained passion and profound serenity... it is a powerful and haunting work." (Jim Garvey, The Augusta Chronicle, December 4, 1983)

ORATIO V
Strings, 8 Woodwinds, Horn
Publisher: Barta Music (P)
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

POLYPHONIC VARIATIONS
Strings and Trumpet
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 6:15
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

PRELUDE IN C (Bach-Nelhybel)
Strings and Keyboard
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: From The Well-Tempered Clavier.
Re-issued 2008 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(demo CD available from Ludwig)

PSALMS (VN82)
Strings, String Quartet, Piccolo, Chimes
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 7:00
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SUITE NO. 1
Three-part Strings, Flute, 2 Bb Clarinets, 2 Trumpets, Trombone (Tuba), 3 Percussion
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 4:45
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

SUITE NO. 2
Three-part Strings, Flute, 2 Clarinets, 2 Trumpets, Trombone (Tuba), 4 Percussion
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 4:15
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

SUITE NO. 3
Three-part Strings, Flute, 2 Clarinets, Bells
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 4:30
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

SUITE NO. 4
Three-part Strings, 2 Flutes, Guitar (or Piano)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 5:15
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

TRIPTYCH
Strings and optional Trumpet
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.