South, opera in 3 acts (Julien Green)

The White Devil, opera in 2 acts (John Webster)

Rachel, opera in 2 acts (Anne Howard Bailey)*

Le Grand Siècle, comic monologue in 1 scene (Eugène Ionesco)

The River, musical play for treble voices, piano and narrator

The Legend of Candy’s Creek, ballet in 2 acts for orchestra



Concerto for Organ, Strings and Percussion

Elegy, for soprano and chorus

Hymn to Music (Martin Luther) with chorus

Music for James Agee for oboe and strings

Schumann Study, concerto for oboe

Carols from the Appalachian Mountains, with soloists and chorus

Ischiana, overture

Echoes of old Hymn-tunes

Purcellular, suite with jazz trio

American Quilt, dance for orchestra

To Render a Life, suite from the film for strings

Birds in Peru, suite from the film*



A Quiet Alleluia

The Athlete (Craig McDonald) an Easter parable

The Architects of Heaven (James Allen)

Motets on Familiar Hymns (series)

3 Madrigals (Peter Ford)

2 Motets (from the Psalms)

Handwriting on the Wall with 2 pianos, brass quartet and tympani

Celebration Hymn with organ, brass quartet and tympani

The Light in this Room (James Agee) with piano

 Hymn to Music (Martin Luther) with organ and tympani

Jubilate Deo (Psalm 100) with piano

Song of Creation (Benedicte, omnia opera Domini) with organ

The Unknown Region (Walt Whitman) for 3 choirs and chamber orchestra*

5 Psalms for treble voices with piano 4 hands*

3 Songs from “A Child’s Garden of Verses” for treble voices with oboe, cello and piano*

3 Appalachian Carols for treble voices with piano (and instruments ad lib.)

5 Appalachian Folk Songs for treble voices with piano

One Hope, One Dream, 6 songs for treble voices with piano

Genesis with organ, string orchestra and narrator

3 American Camp Meeting Hymns with piano

Church Anthems with organ





Sonata for Piano

Sonata for Oboe and piano*

Burlesk for 2 Pianos

Fantasy for Organ

2nd Fantasy for Organ

Music for James Agee, for oboe and organ

Music for James Agee, for alto saxophone and string quartet*

Hymn-Tune Preludes for Organ:

           Book 1: 6 Southern Mountain Hymns

           Book 2: 6 Christmas Hymns

           Book 3: 6 Saints’ Hymns

VI Variations on “Gaudeamus Igitur” for organ

Scherzo for violin and harpsichord

Scherzo  for clarinet, brass and winds

Music for 2 flutes and piano

3 Schumann Studies for 2 flutes and piano

Nightdances for flute and guitar

Millennium Park, march for concert band

5 Pieces for cello ensemble

18 Variations for violin and cello

Suite from the film, Appalachia, A History of Mountains and People,

for 4 flutes and string bass




London Songs for mezzo and piano

3 Songs for mezzo and chamber orchestra

Midnight Sound (John Hart) for soprano and piano

2 Sacred Songs (from “Elegy”) for soprano and organ

A Family Gathering (Georgianna Orsini) for mezzo and piano

2 Songs (Wendell Berry) for mezzo, clarinet and piano

2 Anthems for 2 sopranos with piano (and cello ad lib.)

3 Arias from “Rachel” for mezzo and piano

3 Songs (Sally Womack Hruska) for soprano and piano



* Sound excerpts coming soon

Kenton Coe List of works

Romain Gary, KC

Paris 1968

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