Stewart Gordon
the composer

An Annotated List of Dramatic Musical Projects by Stewart Gordon


Johnny Jones, a musical (lost except for title song )

1949 Geo. Washington Univ. D. C. Listner Aud.
Twelfth Night (incidental music for Shakespeare play) 1951-4 U. of Kansas Fraser Hall
A Phoenix Too Frequent (incidental music for Chris. Fry play) 1951-4 U. of Kansas Fraser Hall
Caesar & Cleopatra (incidental music for G. B. Shaw play) 1951-4 U. of Kansas Fraser Hall
The Importance of Being Ernest ( music for O. Wilde play) 1951-4 U. of Kansas Fraser Hall
The University of Kansas theater scores have been lost
Spirit of the Navy (historical pageant) 1956 Chief of Naval Operations Wash. D. C. and U. S. Naval
Stations Worldwide
The Gilmore Incident (film music) 1957 Chief of Naval Operations on location in Hawaii and
Run Silent, Run Deep (film music pilot) 1957 commissioned by Edward L. Beach
Leif Ericsson (cantata) 1957 International Folk Festival Wilmington College, Ohio
Scored for piano, organ, and mixed chorus, the work was projected in five movements. Only the
opening movment was completed and performed, the other movements remaining in sketches.
Le bourgous Gentilhomme. incidental music for the play by Moliere 1958 Wilmington College, Ohio campus
Dark Star, a musical 1960    
Oh, Susannah!, a musical 1963    
The Visit, incidental music for prepared piano score for the Durrenmatt play 1964 Univ. of Maryland Tawes Theater
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp, a children's musical 1964 Univ. of Md. Tawes Theater
The Glass Menagerie (incidental music) 1965 Univ. of Md Tawes Theater
A haunting waltz played on the piano for the Tennessee Williams play
Runaway (Grecian Light), a musical 1970 Collegiate School Manhattan, N.Y.
Aunt Polly, a musical 1971 Collegiate School Manhattan, N.Y.
Sweet Mississippi, a musical 1973 Prince Georges Playhouse, Md.
Hello, I Love You, a musical review 1974 Univ. of Md. Tawes Recital Hall on Md. campus & Linda's Grill in Georgetown
Libby, a cabaret fantasy based on Libby Holman 1997

Kelly Ellenwood starred in this one-woman tour de force. The show played for two weeks at the Savannah Onstage music festival for one month at the, Cinegrill in
Hollywood, and at the Prince George Festival in Kauai, Hawaii;

Lovehandles, a musical review 2000

Savannah Onstage Music Festival for two weeks and the Cinegrill in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, for one week.


Other musical works by Stewart Gordon

For piano

Statement and Seven Qualities
Evolution of a Concept
Six Characters in Search of a Theme
Three Russian Etudes (Scriabin, Stravinsky, Prokofieff)
Piano Paraphrases of songs from musical projects:
Seascape (from Run Silent Run Deep)
Intense Encounter (from The Gilmore Incident)
4th of July (from Aunt Polly)
Delphic Dwan (from Runaway)
Love Takes a Little Time (from Lovehandles)
Other Worlds (from Lovehandles)
Love Song (from Dark Star)
Sing Me Somethin' Honky Tonk (from Sweet Mississippi)

For Voice and Piano

Songs of the Wind, a cycle based on poetry of Guanetta Gordon