Howard J. Buss Compositions

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The following composition is published by Smith Publications; 54 Lent Road; Sharon, VT 05064 Phone (802) 765-4714:
Camel Music
for solo trombone, duration: 5’, 1976
This work can be heard on  YouTube


The following works are published by Seesaw Music, a division of Subito Music Corp.; 60 Depot St.; Verona, NJ 07044 Tel.: 973/857-3440, Fax: 973/857-3442 www.seesawmusic.com/ e-mail: <mail@subitomusic.com>
Flourishes for two brass quintets, duration: 9’, 1979
Night Watch for two SATB choirs, duration: 6’, 1979
Eclipse for flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone,and 3 percussion, duration: 6’, 1979
Eclipse Sound Samples: Excerpt 1.mp3; Excerpt 2.mp3


The following works are published by Brixton Publications; 4311 Braemar Ave.; Lakeland, FL 33813-1608, Phone (863) 646-0961:

Nocturne for solo clarinet, duration: 3’30”, 1983
Coexistence for clarinet and 4 percussion, duration: 9’, 1983
Dialogue for clarinet and piano, duration: 13’30”, 1983
Fanfares for band or wind ensemble, duration: 7’30”, 1985
Trombone Concerto version for trombone and piano, duration: 18’, 1985
A Day in the City “7 Vignettes”, duration: 10’, 1986
   - version for solo flute, oboe or saxophone
   - version for solo clarinet
   - version for solo trumpet or French horn
   - version for solo trombone, baritone horn, or bassoon
   - version for solo bass trombone or tuba
   - version for solo marimba or xylophone
Currents for 3 percussion and conductor/percussionist, duration: 14’, 1986
Trombone Concerto version for trombone and band, duration: 18’, 1986
Sonata L.23, transcribed from Domenico Scarlatti’s keyboard sonata for brass quintet, duration: 6’ 30”, 1986
Fuga VII (WTC II) by J.S. Bach transcribed for brass quartet, duration: 3’,1986
Capriccio for clarinet, trombone, and one percussion, duration: 13’, 1986
Florida Tableau for clarinet, trombone, and piano, duration: 16’ 40”, 1987
Dream Sequence for trombone and four percussion, duration: 10’, 1988
Odyssey for trombone quartet or ensemble, duration: 10’ 10”, 1988
Kaleidoscope for flute and one percussion, duration: 7’ 45”, 1988
Awakening versions for clarinet, guitar, and string bass, and alto flute, guitar and string bass duration: 7’ 15”, 1989
Fantasia for flute, clarinet, and piano, duration: 7’30”, 1989
Commemoration for solo trumpet, duration: 6’30”, 1989
Concord for brass quintet, duration: 6’, 1990
Trigon for trumpet, trombone, and
tuba, duration: 10’, 1990
Wave Train version for flute and marimba, duration: 6’15”, 1990
Sinfonietta for string quintet or orchestra, duration: 6’30”, 1991
Escapade for alto saxophone and
four percussion, duration: 11’ 30”, 1991
Midnight Omen for solo saxophone (any), duration: 4’15”, 1992
Novella for alto saxophone and piano, duration: 7’20”, 1992
Pipe Dream for solo flute, duration: 5’, 1992
Reverie for clarinet, viola, a
nd piano, duration: 10’30”, 1992
Sonic Fables: “Lessons from Aesop” for brass quintet and one percussion, duration: 18’, 1992
Wave Train version for flute and piano, duration: 6’15”, 1992
Seaside Reflections for flutea nd piano, duration: 7’, 1993
   - version for flute and harp, 2008
   - version for oboe and piano, 2004
   - version for oboe and harp, 2008
The Big Bang for piano and six percussion, duration: 18’, 1993
Mysterious Exit for flute/piccolo and four percussion, duration: 11’30”, 1993
Celestial Visions for solo piano, duration: 8’, 1993
Impromptu for clarinet or soprano sax and marimba, duration: 6’, 1994
Incantation for trumpet and one percussion, duration: 8’15”, 1994
Meditation and Caprice for trumpet and piano, duration: 9’, 1994
Rendezvous for four trumpets and one percussion, duration: 7’45”, 1994
Rite of Passage for solo marimba   duration: 5’45”, 1994
Where Now Rusts the Iron? for high voice and piano  duration8’15”, 1994
Wave Train version for flute and guitar   duration: 6’15”, 1995
Ave Verum Corpus by W. A. Mozart   duration: 3’15”, 1995  
   - version for flute quartet
   - version for clarinet quartet
   - version for trombone or bassoon quartet
   - version for brass quartet  
   - version for trumpet quartet (3 B-flat and one bass)
   - version for French horn quartet    duration: 3'15”, 2008
Canzona by Maschera arranged for flute quartet   duration: 2’30”, 1995
   - version for trombone or bassoon quartet   duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version or brass quartet   duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version for trumpet quartet (3 B-flat and one bass)   duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version or clarinet quartet (4 Bb) duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version for French horn quartet    duration: 2’30”, 2008
Ricercare on C by A. Gabrieli arranged for flute quartet  duration: 2’30”, 1995
    - version for trombone or bassoon quartet  duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version for brass quartet   duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version or trumpet quartet (3 B-flat and one bass) duration: 2’30”, 2001
   - version for French horn quartet    duration: 2’30”, 2008
Three Pieces by R.Schumann arranged for flute quartet   duration: 3’30”, 1995
Festival    duration: 5’40”, 1995
   - version for flute/piccolo, two C flutes, and alto flute
   - version for flute/piccolo, C flute, and two clarinets
Modern Times for narrator, flute, and four percussion   duration: 30’, 1995
The Asphalt Blanket for narrator and alto flute (or C flute)  duration: 3’, 1996
Time Capsule   duration: 6’45”, 1996, 2002
    - version for flute and alto flute (or two C flutes)
 
   - version for flute and clarinet
    -
version for clarinet and violin
    - version for two violins
   - version for flute (or piccolo) and trumpet (or cornet)
   
- version for tenor trombone and bass trombone (or tuba)
    - version for trumpet and tenor trombone
   - version for oboe and bassoon , 2004
   - version or two French horns, 2008
Chromatic Fantasy for brass quintet, duration: 8’, 1997
Santiago Legend for solo clarinet, duration: 6’, 1997
Desert Odyssey for clarinet, bassoon, and piano  duration:11’, 1997
Into Each Life for flute, cello, piano, and one percussion   duration:11’, 1998
Boom Time for trombone and one percussion  duration: 12’, 1998
Postcards from Vienna for clarinet and piano  duration: 13’, 1998
Sky Blossoms for flute and percussion  duration: 8’, 1998
Trek! for trombone and piano   duration: 9’30”, 1999
Night Flight for piccolo, clarinet, and piano   duration: 8’30”, 1999
Where Now Rusts the Iron? version for high voice, flute, cello, and 6 percussion  duration: 8’, 1999
Remembrances version for clarinet, cello, and piano  duration: 8’, 2000
   - version for trumpet, cello and piano  duration: 8’, 2000
   - version for flute, cello and piano  duration: 8’, 2000
Millennium Visions for clarinet and string quartet  duration: 20’, 2000
The World Within for clarinet and cello  duration 10’, 2000
Sci-Fi Percussives for 12 percussion  duration 19’, 2001
Illuminations for bass trombone (or tuba) and piano  duration 19’, 2001
Tennessee Suite for flute, viola, and piano  duration 13', 2002
Fables from Aesop for French horn and violin   duration: 13’, 2002
   - version for trombone or bassoon and violin  duration: 13’, 2002
   - version for cello and violin  duration: 13’, 2002
Passage to Eden for clarinet, French horn and piano  duration: 12’, 2001
Contrasts in Blue for trumpet, trombone, and piano  duration: 15’30", 2001
       version for oboe, bassoon, and piano duration: 15’30", 2004
American Phoenix for bass trombone or tuba, and 4 percussion  duration: 15', 2002
Scenes from the Holy Land for flute and one percussion   duration: 15'30", 2002
Dry Bones for 4 French horns   duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for 4 trombones (3 tenor and one bass) duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for brass quartet (2-1-1 or 2-0-2)  duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for 4 clarinets (3 B-flat and one bass)  duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for 4 flutes (3 C flutes and one alto)  duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for 4 saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone)  duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for woodwind quartet (flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon) duration: 2'30", 2002
   - version for trumpet quartet (3 B-flat and one bass) duration: 2'30", 2002
Prelude and Dance for flute, alto flute, and flute quartet (2 C flutes, alto flute, and bass flute) duration 8’15”, 2002
   - version for Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, and clarinet quartet (3 Bb clarinets, alto flute, and bass clarinet) duration: 8’15", 2002
Skylines for trumpet and piano duration:10'30", 2003
   - version for trumpet and orchestra, duration:10'30", 2006
   - version for clarinet and piano  duration:10'30", 2003
   - version for English horn and piano duration:10'30", 2004
Felinity for clarinet and English horn or 2 clarinets  duration: 8'30", 2003
Legacy of Ancient Seas for clarinet and piano duration:8'15", 2003
Overture for Percussion for percussion quartet duration: 6', 2003
The Walls of Jericho for solo trumpet and trumpet ensemble (6-part) duration: 9’, 2003
Romance and Caprice for flute/piccolo, alto flute, and piano duration 9’40”, 2003
Festive Overture for 8-part trumpet ensemble, duration 6’30”, 2004
Into the Mirror of Time for clarinet, violin, and cello duration: 10’, 2003,
Ballad for bass trombone and piano, duration 6’, 2004
   - version for bassoon and piano, duration 6’, 2004
   - version for horn and piano, duration 6’, 2008
Five Stars for wind quintet, duration @18’, 2004
Spanish Memoirs for solo Bb trumpet and 4 percussion  duration: 10’, 2004
Village Scenes for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon duration 7’16”, 2004
Hurricane! for solo flute duration 6’35”, 2005
Stellar Visions for flute and marimba, duration 6’40”, 2005
Atmospheres for Bb trumpet and one percussion  duration 10’30”, 2005
Wind Songs for flute/alto flute and oboe/English horn, duration: @ 8 minutes, 2006
Lunar Vistas for solo bass clarinet, duration 7’, 2006
Brom Bones for trombone octet, duration: @14' 30", 2005
Brom Bones for 10-part brass choir, duration: @14'30", 2010
Del La Madera for oboe and marimba, duration 10’15”, 2006
Prelude and Intrada for trumpet quartet, duration 5'15", 2006
   - version for bassoon quartet, duration 5'15", 2006
   - version for 4 euphoniums and/or trombones, duration 5'15", 2006
   - version for 4 clarinets, duration 5'15", 2008
   - version for 4 French horns duration 5'15", 2008
   - version for 4 flutes or ensemble duration 5'15", 2009
   - version for woodwind quartet duration 5'15", 2009
In Memoriam for horn and piano, duration: 11’, 2007
Fantasie for flute and piano, duration 9’10”, 2007
Behind the Invisible Mask for bassoon and one percussion, duration: 11’45”, 2007
Two Caprices for flute, oboe, and marimba, duration 10'30", 2007
There is a Season for clarinet and two percussion, duration: 13', 2007
Alpine Spring for flute and harp, duration 9'15", 2008
Chutzpah!
for piccolo and piano, duration 5'45", 2008
Dragon Flight for flute and piano, duration 6'20", 2009, revised 2011
Three Jazzicals for trumpet and tuba, duration 12'30", 2009
Three Jazzicals for clarinet and tuba, duration 12'30,"2009
Three Jazzicals for soprano saxophone and tuba, duration 12'30", 2009
The Heavens Awaken for bassoon and string quartet, duration 12'30", 2009
Energico! for flute ensemble (piccolo, 4 C flutes, alto flute, and bass flute), duration 10', 2008
Venetian Memoirs for solo flute, duration 12'30", 2010
Four Miniatures for bassoon duo, duration 9'20", 2010
Four Miniatures for trombone and bass trombone (or tuba), duration 9'20", 2010
Cosmic Portraits for flute, clarinet, alto sax, and tenor sax, duration: 18'15", 2009
   - version for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, duration: 18'15", 2010
Fuga VII (WTC II) by J.S. Bach transcribed for double reed quartet , duration: 3’, 2010
Showdown for 10-part trombone choir, duration 10'15", 2010
Turbulent Times for flute, oboe, and bassoon, duration 12', 2010
Levi's Dream for trombone quartet or ensemble, duration 7'40", 2011
Levi's Dream
for bassoon quartet or ensemble, duration 7'40", 2011
Levi's Dream for clarinet quartet or ensemble, duration 7'40", 2011
Zoom for bass trombone (or tuba) and harp, duration 10'30, 2011
Inner Quest for flute and harp, duration 10', 2011
Three Euphonics for solo euphonium
, duration 5'40", 2011
Four Miniatures for horn duo, duration 9'20", 2011
   - version for clarinet and bass clarinet duo (or 2 soprano clarinets), duration 9'20", 2011
Crossroads for trombone choir and 8 percussion duration 15', 2012
Imaginations for horn, trombone, and
piano duration 13', 2012
Jazzical #4 for horn, trombone, tuba, and piano duration 12'45" 2012
Space Renaissance Suite for solo flute, duration 7'45", 2013
Glacial Vistas for flute, clarinet, and percussion duration:15'30", 2013
Trio Lyrique for horn, bassoon and piano, duration10', 2013
Canticles of Saint Francis for solo clarinet, duration 6'20", 2013
Saint Francis and the Animals for flute, clarinet, and harp, duration 11'30", 2013
Aquarius for trombone trio, duration 7', 2013
   - version for bassoon trio, duration 7', 2013
   - version for clarinet trio, duration 7', 2013
   - version for flute trio, duration 7', 2013
   - version for horn trio, duration 7', 2013
Three Character Sketches for Solo Viola, duration: 8‘, 2014
Illuminations version for bass trombone (or tuba) and band  duration 19’, 2001, 2014
Energico! for band
, duration 10'15", 2014
Ocean Moods for flute, clarinet, violin, viola and cello, duration 13'30", 2014
Fables from Aesop for bass clarinet and violin,  duration: 13’, 2014
Ricercare on C by A. Gabrieli arranged for clarinet quartet  duration: 2’30”, 1995
Traditions for violin, clarinet, guitar, and string bass, duration: 6’30”, 1990, revised 2014

Vega of Lyra "The Harp Star" for solo harp, 7'30", 2014
Levi's Dream for flute quartet or ensemble, duration 7'40", 2014
Ventures for euphonium and percussion (1 or 2 players), 14'35", 2014
Dreams from the Shadows for horn and vibraphone, 10'30, 2015
Alien Loop de Loops for trombone (or bass trombone) and electronic recording, 6'47", 2015
   - version for euphonium (or bass tuba) and electronic recording, 6'47", 2015
   - version for horn and electronic recording, 6'47", 2015

   - version for flute and electronic recording, 6'47", 2016
   - version for sax (soprano or tenor) and electronic recording, 5'40", 2015
Reflective Journey for horn and 4 percussion, 14'40", 2015
Spectrum for bass clarinet and 4 percussion, 13'45", 2015
Pathways for horn quartet. 9'27", 2015
Prayer for 12-part tuba-euphonium ensemble, duration 5'10", 2015
   - version for 12-part trombone ensemble, duration 5'10", 2015
   - version for 12-part horn ensemble, duration 5'10", 2015
Levi's Dream for horn quartet or ensemble, duration 7'40", 2015

Constellations for flute, piano, and percussion, duration 12'40", 2015
In Memoriam for basset horn and piano, 11', 2015
Moon Glow for flute and piano, duration 5', 2015
Soundscapes for sax (doubler on alto & tenor) and drum set, duration 14'30", 2016
Luminous Horizons for bassoon and harp, duration 9', 2016
The Enchanted Garden for bassoon and string trio (violin, viola & cello), duration 10'05", 2016
Interstellar for horn, tuba, and electronic recording, duration 10', 2016
Emanations for two bassoons and drum set, duration 16'10", 2016
   - version for two euphoniums and drum set, duration 16'10", 2016
Jazzical #5 for euphonium, tuba, and piano, duration 7'30", 2016
Seasons of Change for solo horn, duration 9'30", 2016
Alien Loop de Loops for trumpet and electronic recording, 6'47", 2016
Sylvan Magic for clarinet and vibraphone, duration, 12'50", 2017
Blazons Five for 5 trumpets, duration 6'40", 2017
Serendipity Suite for trumpet (Eb, Bb, and Bb piccolo), trombone, and piano, duration 12'40", 2017
Divertissements for clarinet and percussion, duration, 12'22", 2017
Trombone Graffiti for trombone quartet, duration, 7'14", 2017
Zephyrs of the Dawn for flute choir, 5', 2017
Brom Bones, version for clarinet choir, 13'15", 2017
Concerto for Euphonium for euphonium and piano duration 19', 2017
Concerto for Bassoon for bassoon and piano duration 19', 2017
Another World Stood Here for flute choir, 6'30", 2018
Saxy for tenor sax and piano, 10'45", 2018
Flute Pizzazz for flute and piano, 6'30", 2018
Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble, 15', 2018
Vibrant Horizons, for flute and piano, 17'30", 2018
Vibrant Horizons, for flute and band, 17'30", 2018
Into the Hall of Valor for horn and band, 8', 2018
Into the Hall of Valor for horn and piano 8', 2018
Fanfare for a Golden Era for 15-part horn choir, 4'40", 2018
Among the Reeds for double reed sextet, 6'30", 2018
Dances and Interludes for solo guitar, duration 8'02", 2018
The Three Sackbuteers Enter Valhalla for trombone trio, 6'30", 2018


The following compositions are unpublished:

Reflections on the "Last Post" for clarinet and band, Duration 8'5", 2018
Reflections on the "Last Post" for clarinet and piano, Duration 8'5", 2018
Ricordi d'ammore for 2 harps, Duration 5'. 2018
Anne of the Waves for solo flute, Duration 7'30", 2018
Interstellar for Eb alto sax, Bb tenor sax, and electronic recording, Duration 10', 2016
Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra, duration 19', 2016
Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra, duration 19', 2015
Alien Loop de Loops for bassoon and electronic recording, 5'40", 2015
Grand Lake Morning for chamber ensemble   duration: 7 ‘, 1973
Modal Suite for piano   duration: 8’, 1974
Miniature for orchestra   duration: 6’, 1974
Trigon for band   duration: 12’, 1975
Exodus for orchestra   duration: 13’, 1977
Duo for viola and bassoon   duration: 9’, 1977

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