Works

 

 

2017

 

difference is everywhere

string quartet

commissioned by the Wigmore Hall Trust for the Elias String Quartet

first performance Wigmore Hall London 11.05.17

 

 

2016

 

things that happen again (again)

piano trio

first performance Music We'd Like to Hear, Mira Benjamin (violin),  Anton Lukoszevieze ('cello), Philip Thomas (piano), St Mary's at the Hill London 14.07.17

 

 

infrathin 2

for Ensemble Aporia

Stephen Preston (Baroque flute), Jane Chapman (Harpsichord), Richard Boothby (Viol da Gamba)

first performance Audiograft Festival Holywell Music Rooms Oxford 10.03.16

 

 

what this is, is…

Marina Collard (choreographer), Paul Newland (music/sound), Rachel Cherry (photographer), Tony Wadham (film maker) and Mickie Manyon (lighting designer)

Arts Council of England Research and Development

first performance Bonnie Bird Theatre Laban 19.02.16

 

 

 

2015

 

going on – going on

solo dancer, live prepared electric guitar, field recordings and projected film

Marina Collard (choreograophy/dance/film) Paul Newland (music/sound/prepared electric guitar)

installed and performed versions for Parrallax 06 Institute of Contemporary Art London 10.12.15

 

 

shellsuit

Marina Collard (choreography), Paul Newland (music) and Tom Paine (projected film)

Bonnie Bird Theatre Laban 22/23.10.15

 

 

Come gather…  

solo piano

for Tim Parkinson

17.09.15

 

 

Angus MacPhee

orchestra

commissioned by Ilan Volkov for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

first perfromance Tectonics Festival Glasgow City Halls 02.05.2015

broadcast BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now 16.05.15.

 

 

holywell

for [rout], sax, egt, pn, vn, db (amplified) two auxiliaries (field recordings)

first performance Audiograft Holywell Music Rooms Oxford 13.03.15  

 

 

Aldwych

for seven sine tones and seven spatially dispersed speakers

First performances Parallax ICA Cafe 06.02.15

 

 

 

2014

 

infrathin

for Ensemble Aporia baroque flute, harpsichord, viol da gamba and 7x spatially dispersed speakers  

commissioned by King’s College London Arts & Humanities Research Institute

first performance Underground Festival in the disused underground station space at Aldwych

London 17.10.14.

 

 

Repetition and Difference  

solo piano (for Tim Parkinson)

first performance by Tim Parkinson, Schotts, Great Marlborough Street London 05.02.16

 

 

 

2013

 

composition with long tones#1.2013 

(for long held tones, 05.07.13#2, bowed object and radio)

open instrumentation

first performance exquisite corpse at The Old Fire Station Oxford 04.09.13 as part of the Oxford Improvisors series.

 

05.07.13#2

for sine tones

 

locus

open instrumentation

first performance exquisite corpse with Philip Howard and Ryusuke Koarashi at The Old Operating Theatre London 08.02.13.

 

 

2012

 

spiel

open instrumentation

first performance exquisite corpse The Book Club Shoreditch London 27.03.12

7 mins.

 

nicholas givotovsky

sop sax.eguit.pn.vn.db

[rout] first performance York 17.02.12, also Audiograft Oxford 01.03.12 and Kings Place London 15.07.12

10 mins.

 

 

 

2011

 

common wealth 

exquisite corpse (2 egt ) plus guest Ryusuke Koarashi (melodica)

20 mins.

1st performance Commonwealth Institute London 14.07.11

 

feedback piece#1 

3 electric guitars with altered tuning

open duration

 

music in the form of a square (after bridget riley)

medium to large ensemble of any instrumentation first performance The Troy Bar Hoxton 07.12.11 TrinityLaban Contemporary Music Group

minimum duration 10 mins.

 

pendulum music for electric guitars

3 or 4 electric guitars with altered tunings

open duration

 

patina

solo guitar

dur. 10 mins.

1st performance Ali Rafiee Guildhall School of Music 29.07.11

 

 

 

2010

 

agnes martin

open instrumentation

unspecified duration

 

abrash

open instrumentation

unspecified duration

 

blackwater 

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

someone had been telling lies about joseph k

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

dark film

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

deptford fruit

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

making

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

the possibility of a new work for electric guitar

2010-2011 (part of the series graft)

open instrumentation

open duration

 

 

2009

 

surface

full orchestra

5 mins.

commissioned by London Symphony Orchestra as part of UBS Soundscape Pioneers. First performance Barbican London 08/10/09.

 

5

harpsichord (amplified), cd, dancer and film

5 mins

commissioned by Jane Chapman (harpsichord) and Gregoire Meyer (dancer), premiere November 12t h 2009 Cutting Edge series The Warehouse London.

 

husk

open instrumentation

10 mins

commissioned for Okeanos and [rout] combining traditional Japanese instruments, amplified and acoustic western instruments. Premiere November 19th Cutting Edge series The Warehouse, London.

 

momiji gari

guitar duo

3 mins.

commissioned by Norio Sato (Ensemble Nomad) and Toshimitsu Kamigaichi

first performance Hiroshima City Feb. 1st ‘09

 

monotonous forest

‘cello, piano, vibes and tuned cowbells

12 mins.

commissioned by Tim Benjamin with funds from Britten-Pears Foundation

First performance Ensemble Radius, Wigmore Hall, London June 2009

 

shellac

chamber orchestra

dur. 10 mins.

commissioned by Birmingham Conservatoire (winner of New Millenium Composer’s Award). First Performance March 2010 Sir Adrian Boult Concert Hall Birmingham.

 

 

 

 

2008

 

pattern

for 3 mechanical music boxes

dur. 1 min.

commissioned by Pierre Tremblay first performance by Crank Sept. ’08 Paris, UK premiere HCMF ‘08

 

 

time quivers

fl.cl.perc.vn.vc

3 mins.

commissioned for Ensemble Radius premiered Wigmore Hall London Jan. 2008

 

 

 

2007

 

1-4

harpsichord (amplified) and ebows with projected images by Norman McBeath

8 mins.

First performance The Spitz Spitalfields London 24.07.07

 

situation 1

open instrumentation

7 mins.

First performance 16.11.2007, [rout], Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

 

situation 2

open instrumentation

12 mins

First performance 16.11.2007, [rout], Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

 

environment

8 sine wave generators

15 mins.

First performance 16.11.2007, [rout], Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

 

every day is much the same as the last but each moment is unique and unrepeatable

installation for main stairwell at TrinityLaban

Wired-Up Festival 23rd - 25th January 2007

 

 

 

2005

 

Japanese Death Songs

2005 (rev.2007)

sop, afl/pic/bfl, ob/ca, cl, perc, 2pf, vn, va, vc

12 mins

 

Shadows and Dust

3333, 4331. 4perc, 2pf, 2harp, strings: 16.14.12.10.8

15 mins

 

 

 

2004

 

Zuihitsu

pf

8 mins

commissioned by Philip Howard (with funds from Britten-Pears Foundation) first performance Philip Howard Corsham Festival.

 

 

 

2003

 

fabric

arec

3 mins

 

ku

pf

12 mins

First performance 13.11.2003; Philip Howard; Bmic The Cutting Edge, The Warehouse London

 

mie

string quartet: 2vn, va, vc

15 mins

 

pneuma

2arec

10 mins

 

Writings through John Cage

text

commissioned by David Crawforth for an introduction to Audrey Riley's performance of 'one 8' first performance: Paul Newland, 12.12.2003, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall London

 

 

 

 

2002

 

M62

any number of players, 4 films/video monitors.

9 mins

 

Standing Jump

vn, egui, harmonium, hpd

15 mins

First performance 31.10.2002, Jane Chapman and [rout] at Ocean, Hackney

 

 

 

 

2001

 

Shukkeien

vn, pf

10 mins

 

36 Views of Mount Fuji

sop, cl, vn, gui, pf

10 mins

First performance Elisabeth University of Music Hiroshima

 

Essays in Idleness

gui

19 min

 

Figure and Ground

(2pf or pf and 1 keyboard instrument)

15 mins

 

Mukei

solo violin

7 mins

commissioned for Hoxton Festival

First performance by David Le Page, Hoxton Hall, London 07.07.01

 

Trance

asax, vib, pf

10 mins

commissioned by Joe Cutler for Noszferatu

 

Una Corde

pf

5 mins

 

 

 

 

2000

 

12.04.19.

any number of sustaining instruments

6 mins

First performance Elisabeth University of Music Hiroshima

 

ashita gakko e ikimasu

electronic

4 mins

 

butterfly dreaming

pf

5 mins

 

electronica

electronic

10 mins

 

mujou

egui, db, hammond organ

8 mins

 

pachinko

CD

4 mins

 

Slow Dance

3 mins

electronic

 

wa

2cl, va, vc, db

8 mins

 

 

 

 

1999

 

being-as-it-is

2222, 2200. perc:vib, strings: 6.6.4.4.2

10 mins.

 

flicker

solo va, fl, cl, egui, vn, vc, db

10 mins

 

dub 30.09.99

voice, cl, vn, va, vc, db

dur. 6 mins

commissioned by Andrew Toovey first performance 30.09.1999 by Ixion at The Cutting Edge, the Warehouse London.

 

no[w]here

3 video tapes and optional minidisk

12 mins.

 

 

 

 

1997

 

readymade I

2 pfs (or solo pf or more than 2)

10 mins

First performance Jonathan Powell Nov. 2007 London

 

readymade II

fl (or cl), tpt, 2pf, 2elec. gtrs, vn (acou or elec), 2va, vc

12 mins

First performance 8.8.1997 [rout], St. Cyprians Church, London

 

readymade III

2cl, pf, 2va (2nd optional), vc, db

10 mins

First performance Composers ensemble, Dartington International Summer School, 29th August 1997

 

 

 

 

1996

 

Gaude

fl/pic, gui, va

10 mins

 

GGAG

cl, va, pf

5 mins

First performance 17.6.1996 Plane Dukes Rahman Trio, Spitalfields Festival

 

 

 

 

1995

 

mask 5

Strings: 5.4.3.3.1

13 mins

 

peripeteia

fl, ob, cl, cbn, hn, tpt, trb, 2perc, pf, 2vn, va, vc, db [1111, 1110.2111]

15 mins

 

 

 

1994

 

Phlegm, Blood, Bile

pf

6 mins

First performance Rolf Hind, Dartington Hall, August 1994

 

 

 

1992

 

Uroboros

2euph, 2tuba

8 mins

 

 

 

1990

 

Shape The Curve

guitar

12 mins

First performance David Arrowsmith RNCM Concert Hall Manchester Nov. 1990

 

Synchroni

pf, vn, vc

7 mins

 

 

 

 

1989

 

String Quartet

2vn, va, vc

7 mins

First performance Hoy Orkney Summer 1989