Works

Solo Woodwind

  • caught breath of time (flute doubling altoflute) (10′) (1982)

Flute Tetralog

  • 1. vier darmstädter aphorismen
    1. Venezia (flute) (2′) (1986)
    2. piccolo fragment from Dark Neumes (piccolo) (2′) (1987)
    3. A.R.T.A.U.D. (bassflute) (3′) (1988)
    4. gelb : violett (altoflute) (7′) (1989)
  • 2. dé/ployé (piccolo) (8′) (1987)
  • 3. sulle scale della Fenice (flute) (10′) (1986–89)
  • 4. closing lemma (flute) (10′) (1987–91)

Flute Pentalog

  • 1. dawn is a girl, removing her necklace of stars (open-hole flute [or altoflute]) (12′) (2017)
  • 2.1. geminy (open-hole altoflute) (18′) (2017)
  • 2.2. geminy A & B (open-hole altoflute) (8′ + 8′) (2017)
  • 3. petrichor ([open-hole] bass flute) (10′) [in preparation] (2017– )
  • 4. heliotropic (piccolo) [in preparation] (12′) (2017– )
  • 5. Brancusi's Birds (open-hole flute) (15′) [in preparation] (2017– )
  • AKJH (wooden closed-hole flute) (8′) [in preparation] (2017– )
  • time (solo bass or basset clarinet) (6′) (1979)
  • ruins within (clarinet in A) (10′) (1992–94)
  • the sadness of detail [two versions, one folded, one unfolded] (clarinet) (10′) (2002)
  • burns (alto saxophone) (6′) (1989)
  • 'e/meth (oboe or soprano saxophone) (10′) (1995)
  • shards (solo recorder: playing bass, tenor, alto, soprano, sopranino, garklein) (10′) (2011–12) excerpted from seven types of time machine

Solo Piano

  • topologies (12′) (1978)
  • tilt (8′) (1985)
  • passing bells: night (12′) (2004)
  • Piano Sonata (100′) (2015–16)
  • Phase Portraits
    • Book One
      1. zero-knowledge protocols (2′) (1973)
      2. helical (3′) (1975)
      3. tenebroso (6′) (1978/2003)
      4. dancing qualia (10′) (1978/ )
      5. tiento de medio registro alto (3′) (1978/2003)
      6. small box of time (8′) (2013/ )
      7. Pas Seul I: reading Takahashi (3.5′) (1979/93)
      8. Pas Seul II: vectorial (3.5′)
      • Appendix to Book One
      1. Pas Seul III: rushes (piano duet) (6′) (1979/96)
    • Book Two - [microsonata]
      1. into the wormworks (6′) (1984/95)
      2. esperance (4′) (1986)
      3. E-330 plays (6′) (1991/2003)
      • Appendix to Book Two
      1. mem(e) (bassflute and piano) (5′) [Red House edition] [currently under revision] (1994)
    • Book Three
      1. the heretical bagatelles
        1. BD & double [Brett Dean] (4′) (2009)
        2. AG [Anna Goldsworthy] (3′) (2008/12)
        3. KS [Kathryn Sullivan] (2′) (2009/12)
        4. AB 1- 6 (Ordre concis) [Andrew Bernard] (7′) (2014– )
        5. flex for AR [Alex Raineri] (7′) (2017)
        6. PdeJ 1 (facetiae) [Peter de Jager] (7') (2017)
        7. PdeJ 2 (austere measures) (6') (2017)
        8. PdeJ 3 (laminar flow) (5′) (2017)
        9. MK [Mark Knoop] (5') (2017– )
        10. forAY [Adam Yee] (5') (2017– )
        11. JD [John Davis] (5') (2017– )
    • Book Four
      1. the heart's algorithms (13′) (1993/99–2002)
      2. ik(s)land[s] fragment (2′) (1997/98)
      3. (the) Barry Jones Dances (15′) [in preparation] (2013– )

Organ

  • compostela/finisterre (large organ) (20′) (2005/06 extended 2009)

Solo Percussion

  • small box of time (marimba) (8′) (2013)

Solo Guitar

  • severance (8′) (1988–94)
  • asymptotic freedom (17′) (1997–99) [Red House edition]
  • fundamental processes (10-string guitar) (17′) [edited by Stuart Fisher] (2008–16)
  • in Chasm City (7-string classical guitar) (13′) [edited by Mark Wilson] (2017– )

Chamber Music

  • strangeness (string quartet) (25′) [currently withdrawn for revision] (1985)
  • funk (bass clarinet and untuned percussion) (10′) (1988–89)
  • 'atsiluth/shîn (flute, bass clarinet, and piano) (12′) [currently withdrawn for revision] (1991)
  • from n(ich)t (mezzo-soprano, recorder, guitar) (6′) (1999)
  • fauxbourdon/tenebroso (cello and piano) [currently withdrawn for revision] (8′) (2004)
  • Permutation City (percussion duo: playing two marimbas, vibraphone, and two octaves of crotales) (16′) (2005–08)
  • Blood Music (clarinet, seven-string electric guitar, and quarter-tone vibraphone) (13′) (2005)
  • e(i)ther (violin and piano) (13′) (2005)
  • an Hypallage (mezzo-soprano, baritone, harp (or piano)) [text: Lawrence Sterne] (3′) (2008)
  • diurnal (soprano and drone) [text: Arthur Haswell] (8′) (2014)
  • polyme(t)ric threads (E flat clarinet & soprano saxophone) (12′) (2017)

Ensemble Works

  • énoncé (sixteen instruments) (18′) (1983–84)
  • recueillement (baritone voice, flute, oboe, clarinet, trombone, percussion, violin, viola, cello, bass) [text: Baudelaire] (12′) [currently withdrawn for revision] (1986/ )
  • driftglass (solo percussion and five amplified instruments) (10′) (1990)
  • beyond status geometry (percussion quartet) (20′) (1995)
  • ik(s)land[s] (mezzo-soprano and flute, clarinet, guitar, percussion, violin, cello) [text: berni m janssen] (20′) (1997–98)
  • eigenmomenta (flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello) (10′) (2000–01)
  • light-strung sigils (recorder and flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello) (15′) (2001–02)
  • the blinding access of the grace of the flesh (mezzo-soprano and flute, clarinet, guitar, percussion, violin, cello) [text: berni m janssen] (11′) (2003)
  • Agnî (from Agnî-Prometheus-Lucifer) (sixteen instruments) (10′) (2006)
  • Prometheus (from Agnî-Prometheus-Lucifer) (solo flute and fifteen instruments) (10′) [currently withdrawn for revision] (1992/2017– )
  • in Platonia (solo guitar (amplified) and flute, oboe, clarinet, trombone, percussion, celesta/melodica/anvil, violin, viola, cello, bass) (25′) [in preparation] (2011– )
  • crystallisation (baritone voice, and flute/alto/piccolo, oboe/melodica, B flat clarinet/E flat clarinet/bass clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello) [text: Arthur Haswell] (10′) (2011)
  • flux (two flutes, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello) (18′) (2016)

Music Theatre

Chamber-music-theatre

  • heterotic strings (soprano and baritone voices, flute/alto/piccolo, oboe/cor anglais/melodica, B flat clarinet/E flat clarinet/bass clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello)   [text: Arthur Haswell] [incomplete] (40-60') (2011–  )
  • seven types of time machine (soprano/narrator, solo recorder, flute, clarinet, two percussion, electric guitar, violin, cello) [incomplete] (50-60′) (2012–  )
  • a composition lesson (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass voices, and six percussionists) [libretto by the composer] [in preparation] (60–70′) (2010- )

Chamber opera

  • We (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass voices, and ensemble) [libretto: Dustine Barnes, after Zamyatin] [in preparation] (80–120′) (2010- )
  • Enoch Soames, a chamber opera after Max Beerbohm [libretto in preparation]

Large Ensemble and Orchestra

  • Symphony 1 (orchestra) (18′) [currently under re-orchestration] (1977–80)
  • Symphony 2 for brass and percussion (20′) [currently withdrawn for revision] (1982/ )
  • Symphony 3: afterimages (orchestra) (20′) [currently under revision] (1987/ )
  • Symphony 4 (four voices and large orchestra) (21′) (1994–97)