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Abbreviations & key

* - works available from David Bugli
Fin. - score and/or parts prepared and printed in Finale
f.p. - first performance
MS - score and/or parts in handwritten manuscript
pic - piccolo
s.b. - string bass
s.bnd - stage band
tpt - trumpet
tbn - trombone

Original works and arrangements
of traditional works for orchestra

* A Christmas Singalong (f.p. 1984) MS

* En esta noche tan fria -  Carols in Spanish featuring 2 harps (f.p. 2000, Fin.)

* The Greetings Song 12/10/95

* Hanukkah Songs: (Oh Hannukkah, Maoz Tsur) (orch. vers. f.p. 12/13/98) (see also under Misc. arrangements)

* Moh-lee-Hwah (Jasmine Flower) (Chinese folksong arr. for childrens chorus & orch.) (f.p. 1998, Fin.)

* Old French Carols (2000), 2.pic.2.2.2- choir, Fin.

* Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) (Japanese folk song arr. for childrens chorus & orch) (f.p. 1998, Fin.)

Santa's Blues (vocal & orch.) (f.p. 1995)

* State of Metamorphosis (f.p. 10/22/89)

* Variations on "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" (f.p. 12/08/91)


Arrangements for orchestra

"Annie Get Your Gun" Medley - Irving Berlin (arr. 1991, w/ chorus & vocal soloists)

"Blue Christmas" by ___  (arr. 1995)

"Brigadoon" Medley by Frederick Loewe (f.p. 1989, not available for rental, handwritten score and parts)

"By George!" A Gershwin Medley - George & Ira Gershwin (arr. Bugli & Garfin, w/ woodwind solos) 06/12/94

"Glenn Miller Medley" (f.p. 1992, handwritten score and parts)

* "Going Home" (after Dvorak) (2000) - bagpipe ens. & orch.

"Hank Monk Schottische" by J.P. Meder

"I Love Being Here With You" by Peggy Lee (arr. 1997)

"Lean On Me" by Bill Withers (arr. 1995, w/ vocal solo, SATB choir & children's choir)

"Moondance" by Van Morrison (arr. 1996; vocalist & orch.)

"Nevada State March" by J.P. Meder

"Old Devil Moon" by Burton Lane & E.Y. Harburg (arr.1997) orch & alto soloist)

"Reindeer Rag-time Two Step" by Joseph Lamb

"Rumores," pasillo by Carlos Ram’rez-Vel‡zquez (transcription)

* Scottish Bagpipe Medley (2000) - bagpipe ensemble and orch.

Selections from "Orfeo" by Claudio Monteverdi (arr. 1985)

* "Searchlight Rag" by Scott Joplin (arr. 1999)

"Silver Bells" by Jay Livingstone and Ray Evans (arr. 1997; orch. & horns)

"A Sleepin' Bee" - by Harold Arlen and Truman Capote - arranged 1995 for vocalist and orchestra

"Someone to Light Up My Life" (Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, orig. text by Vinicius de Maraes; English, Gene Lees; arr. Bugli; orch. & vocal soloist) (f.p. 06/08/97)

"Tuxedo Junction" (arr. ___)

"This Masquerade" by Leon Russell (arr.1996; vocalist & orch.)


Original works for stage band

Challenging Whit (MS)

No Turning Back (1972, vocalist solo)

Seventh Heaven (MS)

Something About Chickens (MS)

A Time to Swing (MS)

Two Whacks Not Too Eloquent (1977)

What's Blue With You? (MS)


Arrangements for stage band

"The Letter" by Carson Thompson (arr. 5/70 for vocalist & s.bnd) MS

"Light My Fire" (arr. 1971 for vocalist and s.bnd.)

"Raspberry Jam" by __ Goffin, Carole King & __ Stern (arr. 1971 for 2 female vocalists w/ s.bnd)

"Rubber Soul" Medley - Lennon & McCartney

"Till There Was You" by Meredith Willson(?) (ca. 1967) tbn solo

"Vehicle" by Jim Peterik (1971 for vocalist and s.bnd.)

Miscellaneous compositions

Brass Quintet #1 (see Three Pieces for Brass Quintet) MS

Brass Quintet #2

Chorale for Brass Sextet (1976) MS

Etudes for Brass Quintet (Feb. 1973) MS

* European Slide Show: Eighteen Etudes for Trombone (Sept.-Nov. 1983) MS

Fantasy for Four Trombones (June 1982) MS

Fear Sneachta (The Man of Snow), for small ensemble.
See performance on YouTube.com by clicking here.

For Jan (piano, 1967)

For Woodwind Quartet (March 1970) MS

"Fugue(?) for Organ"

Memories of Childhood for clarinet quartet (1968) 2Bb-ac-bc

Mu Phi Epsilon Quartet (fl-marimba-vln-SB, f.p. 4/12/72)

Rock in the Senate (1972) for band

"Settings" on poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (sop., a. sax, t. sax, pf) 1. "Johnny Nolan," 2. "Dove Sta Amore," 3. "Don't Let That Horse Eat That Violin"

Sonatina for Violin & Piano (f.p. 4/22/69)

Sound Piece for Brass - brass quintet, fall 1967

String Quartet #1 (ca. 1971) MS

Three Pieces for Brass Quintet (June 1969)

Two Frost Songs - soprano & piano settings of 2 poems by Robert Frost: 1. "Bereft," 2. "To The Thawing Wind"

Variations on "The Minstrel Boy" (piano)

A Welcoming Fanfare (brass quintet)


Miscellaneous arrangements

* Carols for  Children's Choir and Brass Quintet (or Brass Ensemble) -  "Jingle Bells," Joy to the World," "Silent Night," "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

"Hallelujah Chorus" from "Messiah" by G.F. Handel, arr. for tpt, 4 tbn, and organ (3/79)

* Hanukkah Songs: (Oh Hannukkah, Maoz Tsur) (brass quintet) Fin.

"I Feel the Earth Move" by Carol King (arr. 2/72 for I.C. Choir)

"Lieberstraum" (Nocturne No. 3 by Liszt), for 2 violins

"In My Life" by Lennon & McCartney (arr. 1971 for TTBB choir)

"Jingle Bell Rock" by Joe Beal & Jim Boothe (arr. ____ for brass quintet & children's choir)

"Kyrie" from "Missa Lauda Sion" by Palestrina (arr. for 2 tpt & 2 tbn)

* "Maoz Tsur" (4-part baritone-tuba ensemble) Fin.

Psalm 100 (1973) SATB & piano

"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" by Haven Gillespie & J. Fred Coot (arr. for brass quintet or ensemble)

"Silent Night" (1975) SSA, metalaphones & guitar

"Strike, Oh Strike Awaited Hour" from Cantata #53 by J.S. Bach (arr. for alto recorder, bassoon & organ)

Three Preludes - George Gershwin (arr. for band 1971, score only, no parts)

Thanksgiving Hymns (2 tpt, 2 tbn) "We Plow the Fields and Scatter" & "Now Thank We All Our God" (suitable for congregation accompaniment)

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