John J. Becker

ACE Publications

1 AN INDIAN HYMN (1922)
1st MVMT of SYMPHONY No. 1

2 CONCERTO ARABESQUE (Piano and small orchestra_ (1930)
Piano solo; fl, ob, cl, bsn, cbsn, hn, tpt, 5-pt strings

3 CONCERTO FOR HORN & ORCH (1933)
horn & orch:2-2-2-2, 0-2-0-0-,TIMP, str

4 CONCERTO FOR VIOLA & ORCH (1937)
vla solo, 2222, 2200, timp, vln 1, vln2, vlc, cb

5 FOUR MODERN DANCES (1953)
pf

6 FOUR POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE (1933)
Sop, or Ten, pf

8 MISSA SYMPHONICA (1933)
male choir TTBB

9 MOCKERY (1935)
2 alto saxes/cl, 2 tpt, banjo, bass, drums, piano, tbn, tenor sax, violin I-II

10 MOMENTS FROM THE LITURGICAL YEAR (1948)
solo speaker; speaking chorus; chorus; soloist

11 MONODRAMA 1 (1951)
Tenor, pf

12 NUNC, SANCTI, NOBIS, SPIRITUS (1948)
satb, a cap

13 OUT OF THE CRADLE ENDLESSLY ROCKING (1929)
Narrator, S, T, satb ,orch(2-2-2-2; 4-2-0-0, timp, str

14 THE POOL (1924)
ssa, piano

15 PSALMS OF LOVE (1935)
med voice, org

16 RAIN DOWN DEATH (1939)
1-1-1-1,1-1-0-0, timp, perc, pf, str

17 SATIRICO (PIANO CONCERTO No. 2) (1938)
2-2-2-2, 4-2-2-0, timp, perc(2), str

18 SOUNDPIECE NO 1-B (1932)
pf, string orchestra

19 SOUNDPIECE NO 7 (1949)
2 pianos

21 SYMPHONY 6, Out of Bondage (1942)
nar, chorus & orch:2-2-2-3-cbsn, 4-2-3-1, timp,perc,str
ACA has parts only

23 TWO POEMS OF DEPARTURE (1927)
medium-high voice, piano

24 VICTORY MARCH (1942)
3223 4231 perc, timp, pf, strings
large orch

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Biography: 

(b. Henderson, Ky., January 22, 1886; d. Wilmette, Ill., January 21, 1961) was an American composer, often grouped with Charles Ives, Carl Ruggles, Henry Cowell, and Wallingford Riegger as "The American Five" of "ultra-modern" music.