Compositions

(scores are generally available through the Canadian Music Centre or Art Music Promotion)

ORCHESTRA

Caged (2012) 10.5 min.  chamber orchestra and interactive electronics

Old Rock (1996) 10 min.    2222/4221/timp/strings

N(ouvelle)aissance (1994) 16 min.    1202/2000/1 perc/44321

Kekula (Memories of a Landscape – III) (1992) 15 min.    2222/4221/strings

Windprints (1989) 15 min.    2222/4221/3 perc/pf/strings

Overture Divertimento(1984) 8 min.    2222/2220/timp/strings

Along the Riverrun(1983) 10 min.

  • Version I: 1111/1100/timp/66643
  • Version II: strings (20220 concertante/66644 orchestra)

 

ENSEMBLE (7 players or more)

Breathwood (2011) 17 min.  for solo bass clarinet, ensemble (8), 4-channel electronics

aXis (2006) 12 min.    13 players (1111/1111/11111)

soundskein (2006) 15 min.    two string quartets

KappaMusik (2002) 13 min.

  • jazz ensemble (4 saxophones, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 electric guitars, drums)

bien serré (1999) 20 min.

Can(y)on (1997) 3 min.

  • clarinet, trumpet, vibraphone, marimba, piano, violin, double bass

Octane-VX(1996) 8 min.

  • flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, double bass

Cuimhneachan Urramach(1995) 15 min.

Kaleidarray (Jazz III) (1994) 15 min.

  • violin/bass violin, clarinet/bass clarinet, trumpet, thai gongs, vibraphone, marimba, piano

Wine of Dragons (1993) 7 min.

  • Version I: Taiko ensemble – 9 performers
  • Version II (1997): percussion ensemble (9 players)

Neue Bilder (Der Holle Rache) (1991) 10 min.

piccolo, oboe, Eb clarinet, trumpet, percussion, viola, cello, double bass

Memories of a Landscape – II (1988) 15 min.    13 strings (44221)

Tapisse(reve)rie (1986) 13 min.    11 players (1111/1110/10111)

Mobile (1984) 18 min.    10 trombones (8 tenors, 2 bass), 2 percussion

Stillness Dancing (1983, revised 1984) 10 min.    11 players (1111/1000/1perc/pf/10111)

The Tail of Pinky Oozgreen and the Mossbrains (1983) 20 min.

  • jazz ensemble (5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, el guitar, electric bass, piano, drums)

Sabbath (1981) 20 min.

  • jazz ensemble (5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, el guitar, electric bass, piano, drums)

 

CHAMBER (2-6 players)

Sonnet Quartet (2016) 12 min.  oboe, violin, viola, cello

Trio Arachne (2014) 3 min. string trio

Blue (2013) 5 min.    erhu, piano (version for violin, piano)

Northern Mosaic: String Quartet No. 2. (2013) 15 min.sq2-score

TreDue Sextet (2010) 9‘   fl, clar, marimba/vib, pno, vln, vlc

nmaya (Kokopeli II) (2002) 12 min.    percussion and piano

Cachées (2000) 11 min.    guitar and cello

Consort: Dances of the Borealis(1998) 15 min.    two pianos, two percussion

Épanoui (1995) 12 min.    flute, cello, piano

Tyee (1995) 13 min.    bass flute and percussion

Here the Bird (1993) 13 min.    viola, piano

Daring the Wilderness (1991) 12 min.    percussion ensemble (5 players)

Etude pour une Fete (Jazz II) (1991) 6 min.  alto saxophone (or clarinet), trumpet, trombone, cello, double bass, piano (other instrumentations are possible)

Prelude (Under the Thin Rainfall) (1985) 7 min.    flute, clarinet, horn, harp, violin, cello

Jazz (1985) 7 min.    saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)

Encounters – II (1984) 10 min.    percussion duo

String Quartet (1984) 10 min.    2 violins, viola, cello

Scenes from a theatre on Mars (1984) 15 min.  (Text: James Harley, adapted from The Last Days of Mankind by Karl Kraus) 2 speaking/acting roles (1 male, 1 female), 2 clar (2nd doubles sax), tpt/flugel, vln/vla, vc

 

Images (1983) 17 min.    flute, vibraphone, violin, viola, cello

 

SOLO

pLayer8a (2007) 5 min.    player piano

Édifices (naturels) (2001) 10 min.    piano

Exh…(1999) 5 min.    piccolo

Song for Nobody(1990) 8 min.  Bb clarinet (alternative version for Bb bass clarinet with extended low register)

flung loose into the stars(1995) 10 min.    piano

Ma’dhanah (1990) 12 min.    Accordion

Piano (1989) 14 min.    piano

Variations (1989) 21 min.    piano

Exposures (1984) 7 min.    horn (version for oboe)

Portrait (1984) 8 min.    flute

 

VOCAL/CHORAL

Ariel Fragments (2007) 17 min.    SSSAAA choir, 8-channel electroacoustic

re: Hallelujah(2005) 5.5 min. (text by Leonard Cohen)  soprano and chamber orchestra (1111/1111/perc/piano/11111)

Cantico delle Creature(1993) 23 min. (text by St. Francis of Assisi)

  • mezzo-soprano, choir (SSAATTBB), chamber orchestra (2222/2220/3 perc/piano, celeste/22222), soundfiles

Reflections on a Prayer of Saint Augustine (1987) 13 min. (text in Latin from St. Augustine’s Confessions, and The Song of Songs)    SATB chorus (36 parts, 9 groups)

one winter after(a flower)noon(1987) 8 min. (text by e.e. cummings)  soprano, bass clarinet, cello, piano

Two Psalms (1986) 14 min.  SATB chorus, harp

  • Lullaby (Psalm 23) 
  • Jubilate Domino (Psalm 100) 

Singing a silence of stone(1983) 6 min. (text by e.e. cummings)    soprano, harp, 2 percussion

Soft Morning (1983) 7 min. (text by James Joyce)  soprano solo (alternative version for mezzo-soprano)

Five Poems by Richard Brautigan(1981) 8 min.    mezzo-soprano, flute, cello, percussion, piano

 

ELECTROACOUSTIC (WITH AND WITHOUT PERFORMERS)

Wild Fruits 4: Winter (2017) 13:40 min.    8-channel electracoustic

Nightingales (chez Messiaen) (2016) 5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

ReCage (2012) 20 min.    live electronics

Northern India Soundscapes (2012) 9 min.    8-channel electroacoustic

re:Reckoner(2009) 4.5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Duol (2009) 7 min.    violin, guitar, soundfiles

Raindown (MegMix) (2009) 4.5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

pLayer8b (2008) 5 min.    8-channel electroacoustic

re:Nude(2008) 4.5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

re:Nude:ty (2008) 1 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Wild Fruits 3: Chestnuts (2008) 13 min.    8-channel electracoustic

Wild Fruits 2: like a ragged flock, like pulverized jade (2006) 11 min. 8-channel electroacoustic (version for amplified alto flute, live electronics, 8-channel electracoustic)

blueBob (Dylan Remix)(2006) 5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Mashup: Derome vs Oliveros (2005) 7 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Wild Fruits: Prologue (2004) 16 min.    8-channel electracoustic (alternate version with slides)

Wild Fruits: Installation (2004) open duration    keyboard controller, sampler, stereo elecroacoustic

jem (2003) 3 min.    4-channel electroacoustic

Anasazi: Kokopeli I (2001) 11 min.    amplified piccolo and electronics

Xmix (2001) 12 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Chaotika (2001) 12 min.    percussion and interactive electronics

Jardinages – I (2000) 6 min.    electric guitar and tape

Jardinages – II (2000) 6 min.    stereo electroacoustic

On Frogs (2000/2013) 13 min.    reciter, interactive electronics (1-3 players)

Spangled (1996) 5 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Night-flowering … not even sand – II(1990) 9 min.    stereo electroacoustic

Night-flowering … not even sand – I (1989) 12 min.    bassoon and electroacoustic

Voyage (1986) 15 min.    4-channel electroacoustic

Sonnet Sonore(1985) 14 min.    oboe and stereo electroacoustic

 

 

EDUCATIONAL MUSIC

A Walk in the Woods (2015) 5 min. concert band (1.5 Level)

Dance Set (2009) 8 min.    two cellos, Grade 4 level

 

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