Catalogue

Opera

  • “And the Sea Shall Give up its Dead” (45 min.)
    PDF
    • (lib: after Thorton Wilder)
    • Solo: Sop (Mez)/T/B
    • Chor: SATB (solo)
    • Orch: Fl/Cl (Bs)/Tp/Tb/2 Perc/Pf/Va/Vc
    • Premiere: Aspen Music Festival Center for Opera Studies

Orchestra

  • Stealing Fire (8 min.)
    PDF
    • Orch: 3/3(Eng Hn.)/3(Bs Cl)/3(Cbn)//4/3/3/1//3 Perc/Pf/Hp/8/8/6/4/3
    • Premiere: Pioneer Valley Symphony
    • Grand Prize, International Witold Lutoslawski Competition IV; 1st Prize, ASCAP/Nissim Award
    • “ambitious…exciting…well-balanced” (Pioneer Valley News)
  • Stargazing (10 min.)
    PDF
    • (soprano vocalese and orchestra)
    • Orch: 3/3(Eng Hn)/3(Bs Cl)/3(Cbn)//4/3/3/1//3 Perc/Hp/8/8/6/4/3
    • Premiere: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sirens’ Song (15 min.)
    • (large orchestra)
    • Orch: 3/3(Eng Hn.)/3(Bs Cl)/3(Cbn)//4/3/3/1//5 Perc/Hp/8/8/6/4/3
    • Premiere: University of Oklahoma Symphony
  • Threnody for the Victims of September 11, 2001 (8 min.)
    PDF
    • Women’s chorus (4 parts), String Orchestra (Vn,Va,Vc)
    • Premiere: New Century Ensemble
    • CMS National Convention selection
    • “a moving and soothing performance”. (Classical Voice North Carolina)
  • Un roseau pensant (17 min.)
    PDF
    • 1/1(Eng Hn)/1(Bs Cl)/1//1/1/1/1//2 Perc/Pf/Hp/4/4/3/3/2
    • Premiere: Badische Staatskapelle
    • “with widely contrasting colors and hectic rhythmic motion” (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)
  • The Good Morrow (8 min.)
    PDF
    • (Orchestral song, text by J. Donne)
    • Baritone; Orch.: 2/2/2/1//1/0/0/0/Hp/6/6/4/2/1
    • Premiere: ESSO
    • “Hulme does this moving John Donne poem justice…” (Rochester Register)
  • Lullaby (10 min.)
    • (Orchestral song, text by W.H. Auden)
    • Baritone; Orch.: Hp, Strings (6/6/4/2/1)
    • Premiere: Rochester, NY
    • “melismatic vocal lines woven into richly caricatured accompaniment” (Rheinpfalz Zeitung)

Wind Ensemble

  • Leaps and Bounds (8 min.) PDF
    • 4/4/Bs Cl/1/1/1/1/2/4/4/4/1/5 perc

Large Ensemble

  • Flame Dances (in 3 movements; 23 min.)
    • Fl/Sop Sx/Va/3 Perc/2 Synth/Bs Guit (MIDI for keyboards file available)
    • Premiere: Badische Staatskapelle
    • “A musical spectacle… like a jam-session” (Rheinpfalz Zeitung)
  • Flame Dance (10 min.)
    PDF
    • Fl/Ob/Va/2 Perc/2 Synth/Bs Guit (MIDI files for keyboards file available)
    • Premiere: Karlsruhe, Germany
    • “…the gradual unfolding of a musical cell” (Rheinpfalz Zeitung)
  • Ice Nine (8 min.)
    • Fl/Ob/Cl/Bn/Bs Tb/Perc (elec. drum)/Synth/Bs Guit
    • Premiere: New Haven, CT
    • “Hulme’s use of notated and improvisational techniques is impressive” (New Haven Courier)
  • Octuor pour la fin du siécle (in 3 movements)
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    • Fl (Picc)/Cl (Bass)/Hn/Bn (Cbn)/Pf/Vn/Va/Vc)
    • Premiere: Badische Staatskapelle
    • “much like the Schubert octet in scope and ambition” (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)
  • Odyssey Allusions (in 3 movements)
    • Fl/Cl/Perc (1-2 players)/Pno/Vn/Vc
    • Premiere: New Century Ensemble
  • Wildcat Scat (9 min.)
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    • Saxophone orchestra (5 tutti, 4 soli, Sop, Alto, Ten, Bari, Bass)
    • Premiere: Würzburg, Germany
    • “A real rollercoaster.. Wow!” (Würzburger Zeitung)
  • Songs of the Cynics (17 min.)
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    • (Texts by Graves, Wright, Walkovski, Antoninius)
    • Duets for Sop, Mez; Fl/Ob/Cl/Bn/Hn/2 Perc/Pf/Vn/Va/Vc/Bs
    • Premiere: Badische Staatskapelle
    • “with humor and astonishing expressive contrasts” (Rheinpfalz Zeitung)
  • Aldington Songs (10 min.)
    • (Texts by R. Aldington)
    • Mez, Fl/Cl (Bs Cl)/ Pf/Vib/Vn/Vc
    • Premiere: Aspen, CO
    • “passion and urgency expressed through dramatic melodic lines” (Pforzheimer Zeitung)

Chamber Music

  • String Quartet No. 1 “Other Borders” (in 2 movements; 20 min.)
    • Premiere: Schönberg Quartet, Vienna, Austria
    • “A thoroughly elastic work of astonishing scope”(Rheinpfalz Zeitung)
  • String Quartet No. 2 “Veronica’s Veil” (13 min.)
    PDF
    • John Day Jackson Prize
    • Premiere: New Haven, CT
    • “the highlight…much like the impression left on a veil” (New Haven Courier)
  • Opium Inspirations (in 3 movements; 23 min.)
    PDF
    • Trios for Flute, Clarinet and Cello (separate or set)
    • Premiere: Stuttgart, Germany
    • “expressive gestures reminiscent of Debussy” (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)
  • Sax Attractor (in 3 movements; 12 min.)
    • soprano saxophone and piano
    • Premiere: Bejing, China
    • CMS Convention selection
  • Hommages, Musings and Unbridled Ambition (in 3 movements)
    • Piano trio (Vn, Vc, Pno)
  • Rocket Hocket (7 min.) PDF
    • Duo for Tenor and Bass Trombone
    • Premiere: Baden-Baden
  • Vanity Fanfare PDF
    • Brass Quintet
  • Ghost Dialogues (3 movements; 12 min.)
    • Duets for Trumpet and Tenor Saxophone (available from Subito Music)
    • Premiere: Minneapolis, MN
    • Grand Prize, International Trumpet Guild
  • Manic Music (for 2 Maniacal Pianists) (6 min.)
    PDF
    • Duo for 2 Pianos (2-4 players)
    • Premiere: Rochester, NY
    • CMS National Convention selection
    • “seems to demand a certain craziness, as cavalier as you can be while staying in step…” (Now Is The Time)
  • Bandaloop Dances
    • Six etudes for piano solo (separate or set)
    • Premiere: Baden, Germany
    • “virtuoso…very effective musical material” (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)
  • JethroZen
    • solo flute and electric guitar (optional)

Voice and Piano

  • Songs of the Cynics (17 min.)
    PDF
    • (Texts by Graves, Wright, Walkovski, Antoninius)
    • Duets for Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano
    • Premiere: Rochester, NY
  • The Good Morrow
    • (Text by J. Donne)
    • Premiere: Boston, MA
  • Aldington Songs (10 min.)
    • (Texts by R. Aldington)
    • Premiere: Bad Königsburg, Germany
  • Wine From These Grapes (17 min.)
    PDF
    • (Texts by St. Vincent-Millay)
    • Premiere: Boston, MA
    • CMS National Convention selection
    • “a convincing cycle…directly accessible to the listener” (NATS Journal)
  • Appalachian Advent (7 min.) PDF
    • (Appalachian Christmas folksongs)
    • Premiere: Karlsruhe, Germany

Computer Music

  • Harnessing the Wind
    • (interactive dance installation in Max/MSP)
    • Premiere: Modern Repertoire Dance Theater
  • The Succubus (7 min.)
    • (computer generated tape)
    • Premiere: FICEA93
    • “evoke[s] the obsessive thoughts which might possess
    • one in the wee hours of the morning” (Classical Voice North Carolina)
  • Bells, Bells, Bells
    • (audio installation)
    • Premiere: Sonic Circuits II

Sacred Music

  • Fantasy on Wondrous Love (7 min.)
    • Organ fantasy (Augsburg/Fortress Press**)
  • Stabat Mater (4 min.)
    • Solo Mezzo-soprano, bass, choir and organ
  • Easter Toccata (9 min.)
    • Organ toccata (Christ the Lord is Risen Today)
  • Fantasy on “Veni, veni, Emmanuel” (13 min.)
    • Organ fantasy
    • New Organ Works Festival (England)
  • Easter Celebration (6 min.)
    • Choir, organ, optional handbells and woodwinds
  • Sing to the Lord (5 min.)
    • Children’s choir
  • Prayer of St. Francis (5 min.)
    • A capella choir (SATB)
  • Gaelic Blessings (5 min.)
    • Choir (SATB)
  • Psalm 90 (6 min.)
    • A capella choir (SATB)

Arrangements

  • Chansons de Bilitis (C. Debussy)
    • Sop (Mez)/Fl/Hn/Hp/Vn/Va/Vc
  • Fandango (P. A. Soler)
    • Fl/Cl/Hn/Harpsichord./Vn/Va/Vc
  • Seven Spanish Folk Songs (M. de Falla)
    • Sop (Mez)/Fl/Hn/Hp/Vn/Va/Vc
  • Four Pieces for Contrabass
    • Contrabass soloist, Fl/Hn/Hp/Vn/Va/Vc
  • Six Songs by Henrik Ibsen
    • Sop (Mez)/Ob (E. Hn)/Cl (B. Cl)/Hn/2Vn/Va/Vc/Cb
  • Fünf Lieder (J. Brahms)
    • Sop (Mez)/Fl/Cl (B. Cl)/Hn/Vn/Va/Vc/Cb