Selected Works

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

Prey of Time’s Passing (1999) (violin and orchestra) 15′
Touchless Light Alone (1998) (cello and orchestra) 18′
Temptation to Flower for 18 Players (1995) 14′

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Mind of Winter (1994) (soprano saxophone and small orchestra) 12′
Spring Steps Into Darkness (1992) (bass clarinet and large orchestra) 18′
Untitled Piece for Small Orchestra (1986) 4′
White Painting (1975) (14 strings) 7′
Rainbows and Primaries (1975)
(3 trombones, 3 large tams–tams, 5 violoncellos, 5 contrabasses) 10′

CHAMBER MUSIC

Adorned with Lightning (2004) (bass trombone, electric guitar, turntables, percussion) 12′
As is Thought / Aurora (2001) (bass clarinet,vibraphone,harp) 6′
Untitled/The Sequel (2000) (6 violins) 4′
Epitaph (1990/1999) (version for bass clarinet and string quintet) 4′
Thread of Summer (1990) (clarinet and string quartet) 9′
I Hear It in the Rain (1985) (electric guitars, electric bass, electronic keyboard, percussion) 9′

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Trio for flute, clarinet and bassoon (1985) 12′
Trio for flute, violin and celesta (1984) 12′
Untitled (1976) (6 violins) 4′
Coronal (1976) (5 contrabasses) 6′
21 Verticals for String Trio (1974) 4′
Shadows of Five Instruments (1974) (vln, vla, vc, vib, tuba) 6′

KEYBOARD MUSIC

Five Pieces for Piano Solo (1997) 12′
Aurora (1997/2003)( piano solo) 5′
Two Preludes 1. Image 2. Wordless (1995–96) (piano solo) 7′
For Celesta (1985) (celesta solo) 7′
Two Pieces for Piano Solo (1983) 8′
Trope (1982) (piano solo ) 5′
Two Pieces for Celesta Solo (1981) 7′

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Two Pre–Raphaelite Pictures (1979) (celesta solo) 5′

Two Pieces for Piano Solo (1978) 6′
Multiple Piano Music (1974) (4 or more pianos) open form

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Some Dreams in Red/For Sonny Sharrock (2004) (electric guitar) 18′

Two Pieces for Cello and Guitar (2003) 6′
Sleep without Dreams (2002) (alto saxophone and piano) 5′
After the End (2001) (tubular chimes) 4′
Aftersong (2000) (cello and piano) 4′
Din (1996) (bass clarinet) 3′
Writ in Water (1990) (clarinet and bass clarinet) 3′
Epitaph (1990) (bass clarinet) 4′
At the End (1984) (tubular chimes) 6′
Duo for Flute and Clarinet (1982) 3′
Duo for Violin and Cello (1980) 4′
Vocalise (1979) (cello and piano) 3′

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Two Small Pieces (1975) (violin and piano) 4′
Autumnal Forms (1974) (percussion solo) open form
For Vibraphone (1974) 5′

ELECTRONIC / COMPUTER MUSIC

A Temperament for Angels (1989/2003) (violin, cello, cymbals and electronic sounds) 28′
Automatic Pianos (1996)(four computer–controlled electronic pianos) 5′
Savage Inner Circle (1992) (electronic sounds) 29′
Living to Be Hunted by the Moon (1987) (clarinet, bass clarinet and electronic sounds) 19′
L’Age d’Or (1987) (six computer–controlled electronic pianos) 5′

VOCAL / DRAMATIC WORKS

Incidental music for the play “Forêts” by Wajdi Mouawad (2006) (clarinet, bass clarinet, piano, electronic keyboards, electric guitar, electric bass, percussion and sampled sounds) 40′

1. Heartbeat

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2. Birth of Loup

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3. As the Soul Leaves the Body

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Incidental Music for the play “Dierdre” by W.B. Yeats (1996) (vocal soloists, flutes, toy piano, percussion, harps) 40′
Three Songs for Mezzo Soprano and Harp (1995) 10′
1. Triad (text: A. Crapsey)
2. Three Chord Requiem (text: Hilda Doolittle)
3. Wordless
Incidental Music for the play “The Herne’s Egg” by W.B. Yeats (1993) (vocal soloists, chorus, percussion, electronic sounds) 45′
Daughters of Ocean (1975) (four women’s voices, two vibraphones/three players) 15′

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