SYMPHONY NO. 7 (BREATHE) (2018) Duration approximately 32'. 3 (picc) - 3 (e.h.) - 3 (b. cl.) - 3 (cbsn) / 4 - 2 - 2 - 1 / timp., 4 perc., pno., str.

SYMPHONY NO. 6 (NO MAN'S LAND) (2014) Duration approx. 31’ 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn) / 4 -2 - 2 – 1 / timp., tub. bells., vib., mba, glock, str.


SYMPHONY NO. 5 (SYMBIOSIS) (2010) Duration approximately 40'. 3 (picc) - 3 (e.h.) - 3 (b. cl.) - 3 (cbsn) / 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 / timp., 4 perc., pno., str.

SYMPHONY NO. 4 (BIODIVERSITY) 1993-95. Duration 31’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., hp., str. First public “reading” by The New Jersey Symphony, Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor— 2000


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SYMPHONY NO. 3 (HURRICANE) Orchestra 1993-95. CD on MPA Records (2001). Duration 31’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., hp., str. Recorded by the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra - Katowice, Delta David Gier - conductor.

SYMPHONY NO. 2(42) Orchestra & Chorus 1990-91. CD on New Albion Records (1996) Duration 57’. 3 (picc.) – 3 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 4 – 3 – 3 – 1 / timp., 3 perc., 2 hp., satb., str. Recorded by the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra - Katowice and Krakow Radio Choir - Delta David Gier, conductor. Commissioned for the 200 anniversary of Mozart’s death by the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, First public performance “Mvt. 4”, James Judd, conductor. First Public Performance “Mvt. 2” & “Mvt. 3” by the Charleston Symphony, David Stahl, conductor


HAMLET OVERTURE Orchestra 1987-1991 Duration 15’. 2 – 2 (e.h.) – 2 (b. cl.) – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 2 perc., pno., str.

Overture for the opera HAMLET music & libretto by Carson Kievman based on "The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark" by William Shakespeare. The final commission by legendary producer Joseph Papp for The Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival. First workshop reading at The Public Theater 1991. Full workshop at SoBe Arts 2011/12

PROLOGUE - BIRTH PATROL from CALIFORNIA MYSTERY PARK Orchestra 1981 revised 1991 Duration 5’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str. Duration 5’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.  First public "reading" by the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd, conductor -- May 1991.


PRELUDE from CALIFORNIA MYSTERY PARK Orchestra 1981 revised 1991 Duration 5’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str. Duration 5’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.

“Kievman demonstrated considerable virtuosity in shepherding disparate elements together” Alex Ross, NY Times

DEAR JOHN - (Mvt. 1) [from NEW AMSTERDAM, CHAMBER SYMPHONY NO. 1(628) - in progress]

Commissioned by Lawrence Remmel for the Collegiate School Orchestra -Premiered by the South Dakota Symphony, Delta David Gier, conductor November 2008 (Chamber ensemble Version premiere by the SoBe Arts Ensemble at SoBe Arts June 2008) . Dedicated to John Lennon on the 25th anniversary of his death.

"Dear John, It's been twenty five years, and it's been so bad since you've been gone" 


SYMPHONY NO. 1 (ASPEN)

Orchestra (1986). (withdrawn in 1991). [future plans to revise]


PIANO CONCERT (PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE)

Piano & Orchestra -- (1981). Commissioned by David Arden. First public performance (concert version): Florida Philharmonic Orch., Gusman Hall, U of Miami, David Arden, piano, James Judd, conductor -- May 1991. (For theatrical version see Opera/Music-Theater) Duration 31’. 2 (picc.) - 2 – 3 (Bb, A, Eb, bs. cl.) – 1 (cbsn.) / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., 1 perc., str


FANFARE

Orchestra (1990). (withdrawn in 1993). First public performance Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Gusman Performing Arts Center, Miami, James Judd, conductor -- February 1990. Commissioned by The Florida Philhamonic Orchestra to honor Aaron Copland


MUSIC FOR PERCUSSION, PIANO AND SMALL ORCHESTRA

 Piano, Percussion & Chamber Orchestra (1983). Commissioned by The Pennsylvania Ballet. First public performance: Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, Schubert Theater, Philadelphia, 1983. Duration 20-25’. 1 – 0 – 2 (bs. cl.) – 0 / 1 – 0 – 1 – 0 / 1 perc., tape, pno., str.


ORCHESTRA SUITE from INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS

Orchestra (1987) (from Intelligent Systems 1984). Duration 15’. 2 – 2 (e.h.) – 3 (b. cl.) – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / timp., 2 perc., sampler-synth., str.


ORCHESTRA SUITE from CALIFORNIA MYSTERY PARK

Orchestra. (1987) (from California Mystery Park). Duration 15’. 2 (alto) – 2 (e.h.) – 2 – 2 / 2 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.


OVERTURE, PROLOGUE & PRELUDE from CALIFORNIA MYSTERY PARK

Orchestra (1980. Rev. 1991) (from California Mystery Park). Duration 30’. 1 (alto) – 1 (e.h.) – 2 – 1 / 1 – 2 – 1 – 1 / 4 perc., elect. gtr., hp., pno., str.


HOLLOWANGELS

Chamber or Full Orchestra (1975). Duration 17’. 3 (picc.) - 2 – 4 (bs. cl.) – 3 (cbsn.) / 3 – 2 – 2 – 1 / 2 perc., electr. gtr., pno (cel.)., str.  Winner of BMI Award 1976.