COMPOSITIONS

Zachary M. Watkins has written for a wide range of performers and ensembles. His engaging compositions incorporate many styles: neo-romanticism, jazz, avant-garde, and popular musics. Watkins focus on thematic material is a key aspect of his accessible work. The pieces below are linked to further information including watermarked scores, parts, and recordings. All music by the composer is published by Watford Press.

list of works

2019

Ambiguity Redux (COMING SOON!)

for Pierrot Ensemble and Percussion. 13 min.

Selections from "No Exit"

for Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Baritone, and Piano. Four songs from the one-act opera. 20 min.

2018

Collected New Art Songs

for Mezzo Soprano and Piano. Seven art songs. 35 min.

2017

Three Nocturnes

for Solo Piano. Three movements. 14 min.

2016

Zodiac 

for Orchestra. Four movements. 25 min.

Serenade

for Soprano, Clarinet & Bass Clarinet, Trombone, Percussion, Celesta & Piano. Text by Edgar Allan Poe. 8 min.

Sojourns

for Oboe, Trumpet, and Cello. 7 min.

Eternity’s Edge

for Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, Violin, and Cello. 12 min.

Fleeting Thoughts

for Woodwind Quintet. Three movements. 10 min.

2001–2012

The composer focused on popular music efforts during this period.

Ambiguity

for Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Vibraphone, Marimba, and Cello. 13 min.

1999

Wisdom

for Mixed Choir. Text from Proverbs. 6 min.

1998

More Songs of Woe

for Mezzo Soprano and Piano. 5-song cycle. 10 min.

no man

for Mixed Choir. Text by e. e. cummings. 3 min.

The Siren’s Lure

for Soprano and Piano. 5-song cycle. 12 min.

12 Intervalic Studies

for Solo Piano. 30 min.

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