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Category

          

Title                             

      

Year                             

Instrumentation/notes                                                      

          

Audio









Orchestra


Earth So Much Like Heaven, Heaven So Much Like Earth

Without Grace The Universe Is Just An Explosion

Motion Is The Default State


 

2013

4433 4431 4perc, pn, hp, strings

(18 minutes)

Commission: Toronto Symphony Orchestra




 

SOMA

 

2011

4444 6431 5perc, pn, 2hp, strings

(7 minutes)

Commission: National Youth Orchestra of Canada

 

 



 

 
 

 

Whirling Dervish

 

2010

2222 4221 5 perc, pn, hp strings, Sufi Whirling

(22 minutes)

Commission: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Barlow Foundation

 

 click here for excerpt

 

 

Symphonies in Slanted Time

 

2005

2222 4221 timp 2 perc pn hp strings

 (14 minutes)

Commission: Indianapolis Symphony and American Composers Orchestra

 

(sample)

full version

 

 

Kazabazua (Disappearing Waters)

 

 

2002 (rev.2006)

2232  2221 2perc hp. pn. strings (66442)   (15 minutes)

Commission: Esprit Orchestra

 

 

(sample) 

full version

 

 

For the Time Being

 

2000

1121 1110 perc pn. Strings

(12 minutes)

Commission: Nouvel Ensemble Moderne

 

(sample) 

full version

 

 

This Isn't Silence

 

1998 (rev.2001)

3343 4330 3 percussion, piano, strings (11 minutes)

 

 

(sample) 

 full version

 

 

 

 



 


Concerto

 

Concerto for Accordion and
Orchestra

 

 

2008

Solo Accordion and Orchestra

2222 2221 2perc hp pn  Strings

(15 minutes)

Commission: Symphony Nova Scotia
(Koussevitzky Foundation)

 

 

 Mvt I


Mvt II

Mvt III

 

 

Concertino

 

2003

Solo flute, strings, and 3 flutes at the back of the hall  (7minutes)

Commission: Robert Aitken, New Music Concerts, previous version by Timmins Symphony

 

(sample)

full version

 

 


 



   

Chamber Orchestra


Sungods 2012 (for chamber orchestra)


2012

1011 1000 2perc, pn, org, 11111

(8 mins)

Commission: The Banff Centre, Gruppo Montebello


(sample)



Strata II


2012

1121 1110 perc pn. 11111

(15 minutes)

Commission: Nouvel Ensemble Moderne



(sample)


 

For the Time Being

 

2000

1121 1110 perc pn. 11111

(12 minutes)

Commission: Nouvel Ensemble Moderne

 

 

(sample)

 full version

Chamber Opera

 

Airline Icarus

 

2001-2005, 2010

fl, cl, 2 perc. Pno, 5 solo voices (Sop, Mez, Ten, Bar. Bass-Bar), 2 vlns, vla, vlc, electronics

(50 minutes)

Commission: Opera Breve Vancouver

 

 

(sample)


 

Inventory

 

2006

Amplified voice, fl, ob, cl, bsn, perc, vln, vln2, vla, vlc, db, Malletkat with audio files(can be staged or unstaged) (13 mins)

Commission: Soundstreams Canada

 

Music for
Young People

 

 

A Young Person‘s Guide to New Music for Symphony Orchestra

 

2006-2008

Symphony Orchestra

2222 4221 2perc, hp.pn. Strings

Narrator, electronic soundfiles

(versions for 45 minutes or 30 minutes)

Commission: Esprit Orchestra

 

Chapter 5 Rhythm

Chapter 6 Harmony


 


 



 



 

Music By Way of You

 

2000

Flute, Harp and the participation of children from the audience  (variable)

Commission: Karen Gotleib

 



 

YOU ARE

 

1997

String quartet, lighting and the participation of children in the audience. (4 minutes)

 



 


 



 


Choral

 

Inventions on Et in terra pax

 

2007

Mixed choir (6 minutes)

Commission: St. Lawrence Choir, Montreal

 

 

(sample)


 

Youth Choir

 

1997

Youth Choir (8 minutes)

Commission: Ottawa Regional Youth Choir

 



 

Psalm 150

 

1995

One hundred children's voices and piano (6 minutes)

Commission: PSBGM combined choirs

 


Voice

 

Inventory

 

2006

Soprano, piano

(10 minutes)

Commission: Soundstreams, piano version for New York City Opera

 




Extreme Positions


2013

Soprano, piano (2 minutes)

Commission: Canadian Art Song Project and Jeunesses Musicales





Birefringence


2013

Soprano or Baritone, piano (4 minutes)

Commission: Canadian Art Song Project and Jeunesses Musicales



Chamber Music


These Begin to Catch Fire


2012

Violin, Cello, Piano (12 minutes)

Commission: Gryphon Trio



 (sample)


 

Strata

 

2010

fl, cl, vln, vlc, pn, perc (15 minutes)

Commission: San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Continuum

 

 

Youtube


 

Rounds, for String Quartet

 

2009

String Quartet (9 minutes)

Commission: St. Lawrence String Quartet

 

 

(sample) click here for disc


 

Piano Piece No. 3 “Leaps of Faith”

 

2009

Solo Piano (8 minutes)

Commission: Honens International Piano Competition

 

 


 

Sungods

 

2007

Solo Piano, (7 minutes)

Commission: Winston Choi and Prairie Debut

 

 


 

Piano Piece. No 2 ”banjo/continuum”

 

2007

Player Piano or solo piano (3 minutes)

 

 

 

Duet for Cellos

 

2007

2 cellos (12 minutes)

Commission: New Music Concerts,
Rohan de Saram and David Heatherington

 

 


 

Faster Still

 

2004

Violin, Piano and String Quartet

(15 minutes)

Commission: Duo Concertante and Blue Engine String Quartet

 

 


 

The Star-Spangled Banner in Slanted Time

 

2003

Violin, Cello, Piano (4 minutes)

Commission: Gryphon Trio

 



 

Piano Music for Two

 

1999

2 pianos, 4 hands (10 minutes)

 

(sample)


 

For Puffer's Shore

 

1997

Trp. Pn. Perc. Db. (14 minutes)

 



 

Quintet, Op.5
"Circus Songs"

 

1996

Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (11 minutes)

 

 

Youtube


 

Tannu Tuva, Op.3

 

 

1995

Male Voice, Overtone Singing, Bassoon, Banjo and Piano (10 minutes)

 

(sample)


 

Day #8036, Op.2

 

1994

Flute and Piano (20 minutes)

 

centrestreams audio


 


Trio, Op.1

 

1994

Flute, Cello and Piano (12 minutes)

 

 

centrestreams audio