works

Works available from the Canadian Music Centre are specified by cmc;those from Composers Edition, ce.
All others can be obtained from the composer.
 Opera  
2001 Facing South mezzo, tenor, baritone, bass-baritone, chamber orchestra Tapestry New Opera 75′ cmc
Orchestra
2016 Sinfonia Baroque strings (432210) 10′
2016 Orient Point string orchestra (33332) 10′
2014 Adagietto 2222 2220 timp perc strings 8′ cmc
2010 Gold Leaf 1111 1110 perc pn 2111 Glenn Gould School 15′ cmc
2009 Cut Flowers 1111 1110 perc pn 2111 soprano Turning Point Ensemble 25′
2006 Burnt Umber 2222 2221 2 timp perc strings Windsor Symphony 12′ cmc
2005 Wilderness 2222 2221 hp timp perc 76443 9′ cmc
2000 Les fleurs anciennes 13 strings (43321) Vancouver New Music 10′ cmc
2098 Bloom string orchestra and harpsichord Pacific Baroque Orchestra 10′ cmc
2095 Memory Forms 2222 2020 vb pn 87642 18′ cmc
2094 Orchestral Tuning Arrangement any orchestra created in collaboration with John Oswald 5′ cmc
2080 Link orchestra 15′
       
Chamber Music (see also “strings” and “Baroque Instruments)
2014 Piano Quintet piano quintet 10′
2013 Brocade harpsichord and piano rocKeys duo 9.5′
Cantilena viola and vibraphone 11′ ce
2012 Sleeping Lady harpsichord 10′
1998 New Topology recorder, accordion, tuba, piano, percussion 7.5′
2010 Stare at the River cl, tp, pn, 2 pc, vl, db Arraymusic 12′ cmc
Far From Shore piano trio Trio Fibonacci 14′ ce
Light and Water vc, vb 5′
2009 Wanderer cl, vl, vc, pn, pc California Ear Unit 15′
Drifter el gtr, pn Bradyworks 20′ ce
2008 In the High Branches Gamelan, string quartet Evergreen Club and SuperNova 9′ cmc
2007 Velvet 2 pianos Elaine Lau and Joseph Ferretti 12.5′ ce
1998 Morning Glory fl, cl, pn, pc, vl, vc Edmonton Composers Concert Society 10′ ce
2006 Dirt Road violin and percussion 54′ cmc
2005 Ballad cello and piano Andrew Smith and Eve Egoyan 45′ cmc
Blue Sky percussion quintet Nexus 15′ cmc
2004 Garland Baroque fl, hpschd, string quartet Tafelmusik 7′ cmc
Brush Line fl, cl, pn, pc, vl, vc, mezzo-soprano Continuum 15′ cmc
Forest 9 violins 20’
To The Horizon tenor, violin, 2 perc and piano Ensemble Kore, 18′
2003 Vine 2 fl, cl, pno, perc, hp, vln, vc Ergo 15′
2001 Ribbon piano trio The Duke Trio 11′
2000 Path of uneven stones SMCQ, 15′
1999 Knotted Silk cl, trpt, 2 perc, piano, vln , db Arraymusic 5′
Moi Qui Tremblais fl, cl, hpschd, pc, vl, vc Continuum 5′
1998 Among the Tarnished Stars clarinet, violin, cello and piano The Burdocks 22′
A Light Snow Evergreen Club Gamelan 12′
1997 With Their Shadows Long pro, vln Marc Sabat And Stephen Clarke 13′
1996 Glaze VNMS 3′
Hemstitch wind quintet Fifth Species 10′
1994 Going Downstairs 2 Altos, tenor, bari saxophones   14′
  Though the Low Hills pn, vc for Andrew Smith 8′
1993 Topology recorders (1 player), tb, acc, vb, pn Arcana 11′
The Disposition of the Forms in Space baroque flute, baroque viola, vibes Strange Companions 10′ cmc
1991 Morandi 2 pianos and 2 vibraphones New Art Quartet 12′ cmc
   Rocamadour  percussion, bass clarinet, and string trio  Vancouver New Music   10′
   Passacaglia clarinet, trumpet, 2 percussion, piano, double bass   Arraymusic  3′
   Oblivion Nocturne cl, vl, bn, vb, el piano, piano   Sound Pressure 10′ 
   Diagonal Forms clarinet, trumpet, 2 percussion, piano, double bass   Arraymusic 11′ 
 1987  Machinery bass recorder, melodica, tenor banjo, harp, perc, violin, double bass      9′
 1985 Little Venice  clarinet, vibraphone, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass   Arraymusic 12′  cmc
 1980 Scroll  flute, saxophone, vibraphone, piano, violin, cello     10′
 1979 Periphery  flute, sax, trumpet, vibes, marimba, chimes, piano, violin, cello, double bass     10′
         
Strings      
 2016 Orient Point  string orchestra 33332      10′
 2013  String Quartet #6   Penderecki Quartet  10′
 2011 Sextet  string sextet (2vln, 2 vla, 2 vc)   Via Salzburg  12′ 
 2008 Waterlily  string quartet #5   3′ 
 2006 string quartet #4  string quartet #4  Del Sol String Quartet  12′
 1997 Folkstone  string quartet #3     30′
 1991 As you pass a reflective surface  string quartet #2     5′ cmc
 1986 Flowers of Emptiness string trio  Armin strings  9′  cmc
 1980 Clay   string quartet #1    8′
         
Baroque Instruments     
 2016 Sinfonia  43221 string orchestra     10′
 2015 Ricercar  Baroque cello     11′
 2014 Brocade  harpsichord and piano     9’30”
 2012  Rose with Thorns  violin and harpsichord    8′
   Sleeping Lady  harpsichord solo    10′
 2003 Garland  Baroque flute, harpsichord, and string quartet    Tafelmusik  6′
 1998 Bloom  string orchestra   Pacific Baroque Orchestra 14′ 
 1988 Versailles  baroque flute, baroque violin, viola da gamba, harpsichord
 
 Les Coucous Bénévoles 10′  cmc
 1988 Gravity  solo harpsichord  Colin Tilney   15′ cmc
 1983 La Celine  solo baroque flute  Elissa Poole  7′ 
 1982 Grey Broken  soprano, baroque flute and harpsichord, with text extracted from the novel Passacaille by Robert Pinget, (in translation by Barbara Wright) with permission from the author and translator     12′
         
Vocal Music     
 2017 Uncertain  8 voices  Exaudi  10′ 
 2011 In Black Ink  mezzo-soprano and piano    8′ 
2008  Wayfarer  3 pieces for choir (satb) (includes “Her Harbour”)    11′ 
2003  Her Harbour  6 voice choir  Hexaphone  5′ 
   To the Horizon tenor, violin, 2 perc and piano   Ensemble Kore 18′ 
   Brushline fl, cl, vl, vc, pn, perc, mezzo-sop  Contiinuum   15′
1998  Hieroglyphs  soprano, 2 violins, cello and vibraphone   The Banff Centre 24′ 
 1995 Nostalgia  soprano and piano  Richard Armstrong  5′ 
 1994 Burning Star  mezzo-soprano, flute,Bb clarinet, viola, cello, piano   withdrawn  
 1989 Gold Sandals   3 sopranos and piano  Music at Sharon  6′ cmc
 1987 Infinity  soprano, clarinet and piano     11′ cmc
           
Piano Solo     
 2013 Nocturnes and Chorales    25′ 
2007  Thought and Desire  with optional singing part,      6′
2001  The Underfolding     Stephen Clarke 18′ 
2000  For Udo Kasemets       
 1996 Bloom      1’45”  cmc
 1995 A Nocturne    Eve Egoyan  12 
 1994 Poire    John Tilbury   
 1993 Consolation      4′ 
1992  The View From Here     6′  cmc
 1991 Iceberg    Barb Pritchard   1′
   Music for John Cage     4′ 
1989 Zart    Anthony de Mare  9′  cmc
           
Instrumental  Solos     
 2018 Blackwing  clarinet    4’35” 
  Small Hoiuse  accordion    9′ 
2016  Clouds  vibraphone   Richard Sacks 9′ 
 2011 Galanthus (snowdrop)  violin  5′ 
2007  Magnolia  flute  Alison Melville   5′
 2002 Low Tide  accordion  Joseph Petric    cmc
 2000 Dust  hackbrett (German cymbalom)  Richard Moore  6′ 
1990  Nine Memos  bass clarinet  Robert Stevenson  15′ 
1982  Invisible Cities  vibraphone  Richard Sacks   10′
 1980 Silhgouette  cornet, transcribed for bassoon by Rudoph Komorous 1996   6′