ORCHESTRAL WORKS by JAMES JOHNSON

1  Elegy for Medgar Evers                                                 full orchestra                8:25
            with optional unison treble choir, composed for organ 2000, orchestrated 2006

2  Honeydew Rag                                                             
full orchestra                 5:07
           composed for organ 1997, orchestrated 2005

3  Mississippi Rag                                                              full orchestra                4:10
            by Chicago bandleader W. H. Krell, 1897 first composition
            to use the word “rag” in its title,   orchestrated 2006
 
4  Jubilation Rag                                                                full orchestra                 5:15
            composed for organ 1999, orchestrated 2005, introduces "The Star
    Spangled Banner" in its jazzy concluding section
 
5  Magnetic Rag (1914)                                                     full orchestra                 6:18
            from Scott Joplin c.1867-1917, revised and orchestrated 2005---2006
 
6  Variations on “America”                                                full orchestra                7:47
            transcribed in 2007 from the organ work by Charles Ives 1874 -1954
 
7  Toccata Gavle                                                                
full orchestra                4:20
            commissioned as an organ work for the 350th Jubilee of
            Holy Trinity Church in Gaevle (Gavle is the old spelling)
            Sweden in 2004, orchestrated January 2006

8  Fantasie in f, K 608, W. A. Mozart 1756 -1791                                               
10:53
            transcribed for late 18th C. orchestra augmented by
            trombones and pitched timpani, 2005---2006

9  Sampras Supreme                                                          
full orchestra               8:05
            a celebration of tennis great Pete Sampras, finished 2007
 
10  Fandango                                                                     
full orchestra              15:03
           transcribed and freely revised in August-Sept. 2007
           from the keyboard work by Padre Antonio Soler 1723 -1789
 
11  Rhapsody on the Mockingbird                                     
full orchestra             10:55
           after the song, (music and lyrics) of 1855 by “Alice Hawthorne,”
           an alias of Septimus Winner 1827 - 1902,
           composed for organ autumn 1983 in Boston,
           revised and transcribed for full orchestra, Dec. 2008 - Jan. 2009
 
12  Passacaglia in c, BWV 532 J. S. Bach 1685-1750       
full orchestra            12:40
           transcribed from the organ work, finished in 2009
 
All previously existing sources are in the Public Domain.
NB: None of the orchestrations contain an organ part.
All original content Copyright James Johnson ASCAP 1551618
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