oliver thurley: works list


works list

2018

o horizon, gloa on the forest floor || harp and hand of metal

polynya, or ever less || electric guitar

abate ablaze abrade || bass clarinet, piano, cello

khepri || cello

2016

falling as rain and then rising || clarinet, violin, cello

clarinet, violin and cello

commissioned by Tzlil Meudcan festival

--under revision--

performances

grid of four || quartets and noise

any number of quartets and a noise

two realisations on the larynx, closing album (March 2016)

against the grain, larynx || instruments, electronic, noises

instruments, electronic, noises

on the larynx, closing album (March 2016)

spirit in the night || soprano

solo soprano singing bruce spingsteen at a kind of ouija board

sketch for Juliet Fraser & CAVE

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2015

if some thing black || bass clarinet

solo bass clarinet, for Heather Roche

commissioned by Heather Roche

--under revision--

performances

a technical diagram for the abstraction of ockeghem's missa pro defunctis: kyrie, side elevation || harmonium, viola d'amore

harmonium & viola d'amore, for Klaus Lang & Barbara Konrad

score || watch

performances

hymns to sing at the apocalypse || b.fl., b.cl., vla., vcn., cb.

solo contrabass; b.fl., b.cl., vla., vcn.

commissioned by iN festival

performances

translucent spaces_courtyard || harmonium, sine waves

harmonium & sine waves, 15'

photos

performances

2014

yet another example of the porousness of certain borders || contrabass

solo contrabass, for Dario Calderone

commissioned by impuls festival and Gaudeamus Muziekweek

score || listen

performances

burrow || electroacoustic

electroacoustic, stereo (fixed)

performances

improvisation for an automatic piano disklavier, sine waves

disklavier, sine waves

performances

face of the deep || viola quartet

viola quartet

score

whose veil remains inscrutable || sax., e.guitar, perc., piano

with the very same twist to their faces || baritone sax., accordion

baritone saxophone, accordion

score || listen

performances

network for pianos || two to four pianos

two to four pianos

score (.pdf, 5 MB)

envelop || eight voices

eight voices: SSAATTBB

2013

mathematical forms 001 || viola, contrabass

viola & contrabass

vermillion sands || fl., vl., vcn., perc

fl, vl, vcn, perc

network for string quartet || string quartet

string quartet

score (.pdf)