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

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