Bach PortraitBach Portrait for Narrator and Orchestra,
Narrator and Orchestra (2-2-2-2; 2-2-3-1; Timp., 2 Perc.; Piano.; Str.), (November 19, 1985), (15 min.).
Available on rental from Theodore Presser Company (1985).
Recording available on the album 1712 Overture and Other Musical Assaults.
Premiere: December 27, 1985, Peter Schickele (narrator) with the New York Pick-Up Ensemble at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
December 27, 28, and 30, 1988, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
January 28, 1991, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
November 26, 1992, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the Circle Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana.
February 19, 1993, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver, Colorado.
January 2, 2007, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.