Solo Voice(s) and Chamber Ensemble

Love’s Labour for Mezzo Soprano, Tenor, Clarinet and String Quartet (2003)            15’30”
(Text by Shakespeare)

1.  Prologue (from Much Ado about Nothing, Act II, Scene 3)
2.  Song:  Sigh No More (from Much Ado about Nothing, Act II, Scene 3)
3.  Scene (from The Taming of the Shrew, Act II, Scene 1)
4.  Song (from As You Like It, Act II, Scene 5)
5.  Epilogue (Sonnet 116)

(1.& 2. – 5:00, 3. – 5:00, 4. – 2:00, 5. – 3:30)

Choral

Dressing the Christ Child for SATB Choir and Piano (1996)                                    4’
(Text by Kaye Royer)

Reveillez for SATB Choir and Piano (1994)                                                       3’30”
(Text by Shakespeare)

Music for the Theatre

For the children’s theatre production of The Storyteller’s Bag for Two Actors,
Children’s Choir, Clarinet, String Quintet (quartet and bass) and Percussion (2003)
Overture                                                                                                           3’20”
Music for the Star Lily (Text by Mark Brownell)                                             16’45

    1. Prelude
    2. Introducing the Stars
    3. The Hero’s Journey
    4. The Star’s Lament
    5. The Star’s Journey
    6. The Star Flower Moves to the Prairie
    7. Falling Stars (with Children’s Choir)
    8. Postlude

Piano reduction for children’s choir (1 part) and piano for Falling Stars by the composer

Arrangements: Classical

Arrangements for Clarinet, Horn and Cello (2009) – around 2’30” each
Beethoven – Ode to Joy Theme from Symphony #9
Mendelssohn – Wedding March from a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mozart – Rondo all Turca from Piano Sonata in A major, K.331
Rimsky-Korsakov – Theme from Scheherazade

Johannes Brahms
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel for piano, op. 24, arranged for String Orchestra (2009) 27’

Joseph Nicolas Pancrace Royer –
Suite d’orchestre de l’opera-ballet Almasis (1748), arranged for String Orchestra and harpsichord (1999)                                                                                              13’30”

    1. Ouverture, vivement; legerment
    2. Air, legerment
    3. Marche, gravement
    4. Marche, gaiment
    5. Air, movement de chaconne
    6. Air pour les Esclaves, pesament
    7. Passsepied
    8. Tambourin

Frydryk Chopin –
Largo from Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, op. 65                                4’10”
Arranged for cello and string orchestra (1999)
Nocturne in E flat Major, op. 9, no. 2 arranged for cello and string                         5’
orchestra (1999)
Nocturne in B Major, op. 32, no. 1 arranged for flute and string orchestra (1999) 4'40"
Variations on a theme by Rossini for flute and piano                                             6’
Arranged for flute and string orchestra by Ronald Royer and Alex Eddington (1999)

Arrangements: Film Music

The Hollywood Flute of Louise DiTullio
1 & 2a) Available to rent from Theme and Variations
3a & 4a) Available to rent from Jo Ann Kane Music Services
5a, 5b.) Published and available to rent by David Rose Publications

1) John BarrySuite from Dances with Wolves for Solo Flute, Harp and String Orchestra – 8:00, arr. Ronald Royer
Includes the Main Title, the John Dunbar theme, Two Socks-The Wolf theme, Journey to Fort Sedgewick, the Love theme, and the End Title.

2a) Danny Elfman – Main Title and Introducing Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web for Solo Flute and Piccolo with Chamber Orchestra – 7:15, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute doubling piccolo, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, timpani, 6 percussion, piano, harp, guitar & strings
Note: Guitar, piano, timpani and up to 5 percussion parts are optional

2b) Danny Elfman – Main Title and Introducing Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web for Solo Flute and Piccolo with Chamber Ensemble – 7:15, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute doubling piccolo, clarinet, timpani, 6 percussion, piano, harp, guitar & strings
Note: Piano, guitar, timpani and up to 5 percussion parts are optional

3a) Jerry Goldsmith – Theme from Rudy for Solo Flute and Chamber Orchestra – 4:00, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute, clarinet, timpani, 1 percussion, piano, harp & strings
Note: The percussion part is optional.

3b) Jerry Goldsmith – Theme from Rudy for Solo Flute and Chamber Ensemble – 4:00, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute, clarinet, timpani, 1 percussion, harp & strings
Note: The percussion part is optional.

4a) Jerry Goldsmith – Theme from Sleeping with the Enemy for Solo Flute and Chamber Orchestra – 3:30, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, timpani, 2 percussion, piano, harp & strings
Note: timpani and/or 2nd percussion parts are optional

4b) Jerry Goldsmith – Theme from Sleeping with the Enemy for Solo Flute and Chamber Ensemble – 3:30, arr. Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute, clarinet, 2 percussion, harp & strings
Note: timpani and/or 2nd percussion parts are optional

5a) David RoseLe Papillon for Solo Flute and Chamber Orchestra – 14:30, arranged by Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute with flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, 1 percussion, harp & strings
Note: Bass clarinet part can be played by a 2nd bassoon (optional part). Timpani and/or percussion parts are optional

5b) David RoseLe Papillon for Solo Flute and Chamber Ensemble – 14:30, arranged by Ronald Royer
Orchestration: solo flute, clarinet, timpani, 1 percussion, harp & strings
Note: Timpani and/or percussion parts are optional

Modern Edition of Baroque Music
Joseph Nicholas Pancrace Royer (1705-1755)
Suite d’orchestre de l’opera-ballet Almasis (1748) compiled                             13’30”
and edited by Ronald Royer (1998-1999)                                                                 
2fl.2ob.2bsn/strings,harpsichord
(2nd flute, 2nd oboe, and/or 2nd bsn are optional)

  1. Ouverture, vivement, legerment
  2. Air, legerment
  3. Marche, gravement
  4. Marche, gaiment
  5. Air, movement de chaconne
  6. Air pour les Esclaves, pesament
  7. Passepied
  8. Tambourin