Cult of Orpheus lights the incense, murmurs incantations to the old gods and brings an offering of words and music to the altar of this space-time adventure where Art is the original and true religion.


Sacred Works I: The Emerald Tablet

Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act

Musical Scores

Cult of Orpheus founder C. Corbell has written art-song and vocal works featuring the words of poets such as Rainer Maria Rilke, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Rumi, Charles Baudelaire, Catullus, and contemporary Portland-based poets, as well as settings of texts from The Dhammapada and The Emerald Tablet.

Corbell’s operatic work includes Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act for twelve-piece orchestra and four singers, and Daphne: Opera Miniature for two singers and small ensemble.

Both recorded and unrecorded works are potentially available as digital or printed scores for study or original music production. Licensing terms and cost depend on commercial intent and scope of production and are decided on a case-by-case basis; some community and student use of original scores is available at no charge.

You can download the current catalog as PDF here: Score-catalog

To request or discuss a score’s availability please send an email to music (at) cultoforpheus (dot) org.