Thurberís DogsThurberís Dogs Suite for Orchestra, after Drawings by James Thurber,
2[Picc.]-2-2-2; 2-2-0-0; 2 Perc. (incl. Timp.); Hp.; Str., (1994), (20 min.).
I. A Litter of Perfectly Healthy Puppies Raised on Fried Pancakes
II. Dog and Butterfly
III. He Goes With His Owner Into Bars
IV. Dog Asleep
V. Dog at His Masterís Grave
VI. Hunting Hounds
Score published by Elkan-Vogel, Inc., Full Score - Large: 46600045L; Full Score - Study: 46600045S. Orchestral parts available on rental: 116-41399
Recording available on the CD Thurberís Dogs.
Commissioned by the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus and Thurber House.
Premiere: December 2, 1994, the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra with Timothy Russell conducting, in Columbus, Ohio.