SYMON CLARKE

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CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Title Instrumentation Duration
Perihelion Op 1 (1980) Ensemble
fl, ca, bsn, hrn, trpt, trbn, 2 perc, pno/cel, vln, vlc, cb
20:00
Cepheid Variables Op. 2 (1981) Solo Strings
7 vln, 3 vla, 3 vlc, 2 cb
23:00
Endgame Op 16 (1999/00 rev. 2005) Percussion Quartet
1. bongos/temple blks, med dr, t-tam, clv, cabasa, glk 2. clv, maracas, 4 t-toms, s.cym, 6 gongs, brake dr, crot (2 8ve) 3. wd blks, cowbell, low dr, vib 4. steel dr, low-med dr, mar (4½ 8ve), mk tree
13:00
Žito the Magician Op 20 (2001) Ensemble
2 fl (1st/picc.), 2 cl (both/b.cls), 2 pnos (or clavinovas), 1 perc. (vib, mar, t-tam), 1 b.gtr, 2 vln, vla, vlc
10:00
Midnight Verses Op 24 (2002) Duo
cl/bst hrn, mar
21:00
Dimensions of the Present Moment Op 32 (2009) Quintet
fl, cl, pno, vln, vlc
10:00
Galileo’s Dream Op 34 (2009/10 Octet
cl, bsn, hrn, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb
15:00
Nine Sonnets in Memory of John Clare Op 35 (2010/11) Duo
vln, pno
15:00
Dead Voices Op 39 (2012/13) Solo Strings
6 vln, 3 vla, 2 vlc, 1 cb
19:00
Threnodia Op 43 (2014) Clarinet Quintet
cl, 2 vlns, vla, vlc
11:00
Shadow Songs Op 44 (2014/15) Duo
vln, vlc
11:00
In the Circle of the White Moon Op 45 (2014) Duo
2 vlns
10:00
... if not, winter ... Op 47 (2015) Duo
vla, vlc
10:00
The Brightness of Shadows Op 48 (2015) Duo
vln, vla
14:00
Veiled Nightingale Op 52 (2017) Ensemble
fl/picc, ob, cl, b.cl, hrn, trpt, 2 perc (vibr, glk, t-tams, t-toms), pno, hp, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb
13:00
Echo’s Dream Op 53 (2017) Ensemble
fl, ob, cl, bsn, hrn, trpt, trbn, vibr, pno, hp, 2 vln, vla, vlc, cb
14:00
Wind Quintet Op 56 (2018) Quintet
fl, ob, cl, bsn, hrn
12:00

STRING QUARTET

Title Instrumentation Duration
String Quartet No. 1 Op 5 (1986) 2 vln, vla, vlc 22:00
String Quartet No. 2 Op 31 (2008) 2 vln, vla, vlc 10:00
String Quartet No. 3 Op 38 (2011/12) 2 vln, vla, vlc 18:00
String Quartet No. 4 Op 54 (2018) 2 vln, vla, vlc 16:00
String Quartet No. 5 Op 55 (2018) 2 vln, vla, vlc 19:00

ORCHESTRAL

Title Instrumentation Duration
Statue Circle Op 26 (2004/5) 2 fl, alt fl/picc, 3 ob (3rd ca), 2 cl, b.cl, 3 bsn (3rd c.bsn)
4 hrn, 3 trpt, 3 trbn, tba
timp, 3 perc (mar, glk, vib, crot, s.cym, t-tam)
cel, hrp
strings 16, 14, 12, 10, 8
(min 12, 12, 10, 8, 6)
24:00
Pour Finir Encore Op 30 (2006/8) fl/picc/a.fl, ob/ca, 2 cl (2nd b.cl), bsn
2 hrn, 1 trpt, 1 trbn
2 perc. (mar, vib, gongs, s.cyms, t-tams, crot)
Pno/cel, hp
6 vln, 2 vla, 2 vlc, 1 cb
26:00
Three Orbits Op 42 (2014/15) 2 fl (2nd picc.), 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn
4 hrn, 2 trpt, 2 trbn, t/b-trbn, tba
2 perc (glk, t-tam/vibr)
hp
strings: 12, 12, 10, 8, 6
23:00
Silentium Op 46 (2014/15) 2 fl (2nd picc.), 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn
4 hrn, 2 trpt, 2 trbn, t/b-trbn, tba
2 perc (glk, mar, t-toms / vibr, s.cym, t-tam)
hp
strings: 12, 12, 10, 8, 6
11:00
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra Op 50 (2016) Solo Vlc
2 fl (2nd picc), 2 ob, 2 cl (2nd b.cl), 2 bsn
2 hrn, trpt, 1 perc (vib, mar)
hp
strings 10, 8, 6, 6, 4
30:00
Symphony Op 57 (2018/19) picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, ca, 2 cl, b.cl, 2 bsn, c.bsn
4 hrn, 3 trpt, 2 trbn, b.trbn, tba
timp, 3 perc (glk, crot, vib, mar, t-tom, bd, s.cym, t-tam)
hp, pno
strings 16, 14, 12, 10, 8
(min. 12, 12, 10 8, 6)
44:00

VOCAL

Title Instrumentation Duration
Metoikos Op 4 (1984) sop, mezzo-sop
6 hrn, 4 trpt, 1 trpt in D, 4 trbn, 2 tba
42:00
Earth Songs Op 21b (2007) mezzo-sop
cl/b.cl and 2 vib
9:00
Secret Diversion Op 25 (2003/4) sop
fl, cl, vib, hp, vln, vlc
25:00
Time’s Eye Op 27 (2005) sop
cl/b.cl, vib, vlc
20:00
Zugunruhe Op 33 (2008/9) sop
fl, hp, pno, perc(?)
optional electronic sounds
27:00
Three Settings of Emily Dickinson Op 36 (2011) Mixed Choir/Solo Voices
SS(S) AA TT BB
6:00
Apostrophe to Silence (Setting of Shelley Fragments) Op 37 (2011) Mixed Choir/Solo Voices
SS(S) AA TT BB
9:00
The Sum of all Silence Op 40 (2013) sop
vlc, pno
10:00
À quoi bon dire Op 41 (2013) sop
pno
8:00
Requiem Op 49 (2016/17) sop
fl, 2 cl (2nd dble b.cl), vln, vlc, mar/vibr, pno
25:00
Once Upon Earth Op. 58 (2019/20) solo sop, solo ten, picc
2 fl, 2 ob, ca, 2 cl, b.cl, 2 bsn, c.bsn - 4 hrn, 3 trpt, 2 trbn, b.trbn, tba - timps - 4 perc (glock, crotales, vibr, xyl, mar, bd, t.bells, s.cyms, t-tam) hp, pno, strings (16,14,12,10, 8 - min. 12, 12, 10, 8, 6)
47:00

GAMELAN

Title Instrumentation Duration
The Unanswered Question Op 6 (1992) Javanese (pélog)
Arrangement of The Unanswered Question by Charles Ives
15:00
The Magic Mirror Op 7 (1995) Javanese (pélog and sléndro)
4 bonangs, 2 gambangs
12:00
Toccare (Ballet) Op 8 (1995) Javanese (pélog),
solo fl
optional electro – acoustics
28:00
Short Ride in a Fast Machine Op 9a (1995) Javanese (pélog)
Arrangement of Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
5:00
Short Ride in a Fast Machine Op 9b (1995) Balinese Semar Dana (7-tone)
Arrangement of Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
5:00
The Dissolving Tree Op 10 (1996) Javanese (sléndro and pélog)
mezzo-sop soloist
18:00
Strange Attractor Op 11 (1996) Javanese (sléndro) 12:00
The Ring of Brodgar Op 12 (1997) Javanese (pélog) 21:00
Spirit’s Pilgrim Op 13 (1998) Javanese Gadhon Ensemble (pélog)
mezzo-sop
solo fl/a.fl
19:00
Landscape with Haiku Op 14 (1998) Javanese (pélog)
mezzo-sop soloist
11:00
Echo’s Bones Op 15 (1999) Chromatic Javanese gamelan
with cl, vln
13:00
Bone Shadows Op 17 (2000) Javanese (pélog)
2 bonangs, kenong, gambang, ciblon, slenthem, gongs
6:00
Fugitive Pieces Op 18 (2000) Javanese (sléndro) 9:00
Bonang Spiritual Op 19 (2000) Javanese (sléndro)
plus unpitched percussion
9:00
Earth Songs Op 21a (2001/2) Chromatic Javanese gamelan
mezzo-sop
solo cl/b.cl
9:00
Secret Letters Op 22 (2002) Javanese Gamelan (pélog)
chorus of min. 2 sop, 2 mezzo-sop, 2 ten
17:00
Translation of an Unwritten Song Op 23 (2003) Javanese Gadhon Ensemble (pélog) 6:00
Tromba Lontana Op 28 (2006) Balinese Semar Dana (7-tone)
Arrangement of Tromp Lontana by John Adams
5:00
Three Exits Op 29 (2007) Javanese Trio (sléndro and pélog)
1. solo fl/a.fl
2. gender panerus (sl)/
gender barung (pl 7)
3. gender panerus (pl 7)/
gender barung (pl 1)
10:00
Oracle of the Sunrise Op 51 (2016/17) Javanese (sléndro)
2 vib, mar,
gender panerus, gender barung, bonang panerus, bonang barung, bonang panembung
2 peking, 4 saron, 2 demung, slenthem
gambang, rebab, ciblon, 2 kendhang,
kenong, gongs
14:00
 
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