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Chronological List of Hiller's Compositions


1940

Opus 0(a): Wordless chorus


1941

Opus 0(b): Two short pieces for orchestra


1946

Opus 1: Sonata, No. 1 for piano, "Opus one" (1946, revised 1968)


1947

Opus 2: Sonata, No. 2 for piano (1947, revised 1953)

Opus 3: Trio for violin, cello and piano


1948

Opus 4: Seven artifacts for piano (1948, revised 1973)


1949

Opus 5: Quartet, No. 1 for strings

Opus 6: Concerto for piano and orchestra

Opus 7: Sonata, No. 1 for violin and piano

Opus 8: Children's suite for piano


1950

Opus 9: Sonata, No. 3 for piano

Opus 10: Jesse James, for vocal quartet and piano

Opus 11: Sonata, No. 4 for piano


1951

Opus 12: Suite for small orchestra

Opus 13: Quartet, No. 2 for strings

Opus 14: Fantasy for three pianos


1953

Opus 15: Symphony, No. 1

Opus 16: Quartet, No. 3 for strings


1954

Opus 17: Twelve-tone variations for piano


1955

Opus 18a: Sonata, No. 2 for violin and piano

Opus 18b: Sonata for cello and piano (1955/77)


1956

Opus 19: Two theater pieces for piano


1957

Opus 20: Quartet, No. 4 for strings "Illiac suite"

Opus 21: Music for "A dream play"

Opus ?: Kyrie


1958

Opus 22: Music for "The birds"

Opus 23: Scherzo for piano

Opus 24a/b: Five Appalachian ballads, for voice and guitar/harpsichord


1959

Opus 25: Divertimento for eleven instruments

Opus 26: Electronic music for "Blue is the antecedent of it"


1960

Opus 27: Cuthbert Bound, chamber music for four actors and tape recorder

Opus 28: Symphony, No. 2


1961

Opus 29: Sonata, No. 5 for piano

Opus 30a: Music for a film "Time of the heathen"

Opus 30b: "Nightmare music" for tape alone


1962

Opus 31: Quartet, No. 5 for strings "In quarter-tones"

Opus 32: Amplification, for tape recorder and jazz band

Opus 33: Music for "The man with the oboe"

Opus 34: "Spoon River, Illinois" for narrators and instrumental sextet


1963

Opus 35: Seven electronic studies for two channel tape recorder

Opus 36: Computer cantata for soprano, tape and chamber ensemble


1964

Opus 37: Machine music for piano, percussion and tape


1966

Opus 38: A triptych for Hieronymus

Opus 39: Suite for two pianos and tape


1968

Opus 40: An avalanche for pitchman

Opus 41: HPSCHD, for 1 to 7 harpsichords and 1 to 51 tapes

Opus 42: Algorithms I, for nine instruments and tape (Versions I-IV)

Opus 43a: Computer music for percussion and tape


1969

Opus 44: Three rituals for two percussion, projections and lights


1970

Opus 45: Sonata, No. 3 for violin and piano


1971

Opus 46: A cenotaph for two pianos


1972

Opus 47a: Sonata, No. 6 for piano "Rage over the lost Beethoven"

Opus 47b: Rage over the lost Beethoven

Opus 48: Algorithms II, for nine instruments and tape

Opus 49: Quartet, No. 6 for strings


1974

Opus 50: Six easy pieces for violin and piano

Opus 51: A portfolio for diverse performers and tapes


1975

Opus 52: Malta, for tuba and tape

Opus 53: A preview of coming attractions, for symphony orchestra


1976

Opus 54: Electronic sonata, for four-channel tape

Opus 55: Midnight carnival, for a principal tape, indeterminate number of subsidiary tapes and other events in an urban environment


1977

Opus 56: Persiflage, for flute, oboe and percussion

Opus 57: "Ponteach", a melodrama for narrator and piano


1978

Opus 58: Diabelskie skrzypce for stringed instruments and harpsichord


1979

Opus 59: An apotheosis of archaepterix, for piccolo and berimbau

Opus 60: Quartet, No. 7 for strings


1980

Opus 61: Minuet and trio for six performers


1981

Opus 62: Quadrilateral for piano and tape

Opus 43b: Computer music for soprano, piccolo, percussion and tape


1982

Opus 63: Music for "Chang Fu, the witch of Moon Mountain", for soprano, flute, viola, harp and percussion


1983

Opus 64: Three compositions for tape

Opus 65: Tetrahedron for harpsichord


1984

Opus 66: Staircase tango for piano

Opus 67: Algorithms III for nine instruments and tape

Opus 68: Fast and slow for saxophone quartet


1985

Opus 69: Expo '85 for multiple synthesizers

Opus 70: The fox trots again, for chamber ensemble


1986

Opus 71 : Metaphors for guitar quartet


1987

Opus 43c: Computer music, for soprano and tape

Opus 72: Symphony, No. 3


1989

Opus 73: John Italus