Violin Solo Works

Celebration (1994) – 5 mins.                                 Novello
Orchestration: Solo Violin

Inachis (2002) – 15 mins.                                      Barry Guy
Orchestration: Solo Violin
pdf Inachis Score

Aglais (2004) – 16 mins.                                        Barry Guy
Orchestration: Solo Violin
pdf Aglais Score

Lysandra (2005) – 11 mins.                                   Barry Guy
Orchestration: Solo Violin
pdf Lysandra Score

14 Pieces for Violin, 7 “tensions” – 17 mins.         Barry Guy
and an encore (2013)

 

Orchestra

D (1972) – 18 mins.                                               Novello
Orchestration: solo [amp] str (8.0.3.2.2)

Flagwalk (1974) – 23 mins.                                    Novello
Orchestration: solo str (9.0.2.2.1)

Songs from Tomorrow (1975) – 28 mins.              Novello
Orchestration: 111(bcl)1/1110/perc/pf/str(1.1.1.1.1)

UM 1788 (1989) – 20 mins.                                    Novello
Orchestration: str 5tet + 18 str (12.0.3.2.1)

After the Rain (1992) – 25 mins.                            Novello
Orchestration: str [14.0.4.4.2]

Also available with a larger orchestration of  :  str [28.0.8.8.4]

Concerto for Orchestra: "Fallingwater" (1996) – 35 mins.       Novello
Orchestration:
2(pic:afl)2(ca)2(Ebcl:bcl)2(cbn)/2200/timp.2perc/  
str(14.0.4.4.2)                                                        

 

Soloist(s) and Orchestra/Ensemble

Incontri (1970) – 45 mins.                                     Novello
Soloists: Cello
Orchestration: 3(pic)03(bcl)0/4331/5perc/2hp.pf/str(12.12.12.12.8)

Anna (1974) – 33 mins.                                          Novello
Soloist: Double Bass [amp]
Orchestration: 2(2pic)24(3bcl)2(cbn)/4441/4perc/2hp.pf[=cel][=Horg]/
str (20.0.6.6.5).amp str (6.0.2.2.2)

Eos (1977) – 23 mins.                                             Novello
Soloist: Double bass
Orchestration: 4(2pic)44(2bcl)0/3331/timp.3perc/hp/
str (12.8.8.6.4)amp str (3.3.2.2.2)

Statements II – Ex (1979) – 20 mins.                    Novello
Soloist: [amp] Double Bass
Orchestration: 1111/1110/perc/pf/str(1.1.1.1.0)

Voyages of the Moon (1983) – 24 mins.                Novello
Soloist: [amp] Double Bass
Orchestration: 1(pic,afl)1(bob)1(Ebcl,bcl,cbcl)1(cbn)/1110/perc/pf(cel)/
str(4.4.2.2.0[=4.4.4.4.0=6.6.4.4.0])

The Road to Ruin (1986) – 33 mins.                      Novello
Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
Orchestration: str4tet

The Eye of Silence (1988) – 28 mins.                     Novello
Soloist: Violin
Orchestration: 2fl/str(8.0.2.2.1)

Bird Gong Game (1992) – 20 mins.                        Barry Guy
Soloists: Piano, Double Bass, Voice
Orchestration: 111(bcl)0/1000/perc

Folio (2002)   - 59 mins.                                         Barry Guy
Soloists: baroque violin, violin, improvising double bass
str (6.0.2.2.1)

Folio Five (2002) -  20 mins.                                  Barry Guy
Soloist: violin
str (6.0.2.2.1)

Convergence  (2006)   - 25 mins.                           Barry Guy
Saxophone  Quartet / Strings
str (6.0.2.2.1)

IHI   (2008)     - 20  mins.                                      Barry Guy
for Bass Clarinet and strings
str (7.0.2.2.1)

Incidental Music to  H. Purcell’s
Dido and Aeneas   (2010)  -  25  mins.                   Barry Guy
for strings, percussion and double bass

Time Passing  (2012)   - 60 mins.                          Barry Guy
Soprano, Bass Baritone,
Improvising female singer and double bass
str (6.0.2.2.1)

“Ping” (2012)   (included in Time Passing)   - 21 mins  
Barry Guy
can be played as a separate stand alone  piece
Soprano, Bass Baritone,
Improvising female singer and double bass
str (6.0.2.2.1)

“Mr. Babbage is Coming to Dinner” (2014)  10 – 12 mins.        
Barry Guy
str (1,1,1,1.1 ) Fl, Ob, Tpt, Clar, Hn, Tmb, Bsn, Perc.

 

Chamber Ensemble

Games (for All Ages) (1973) – 22 mins.                 Novello
Orchestration: [amp]cl(Ebcl,bcl,cbcl)0/pf/[amp]vn.vc.db
                                                                             
Play (1976) – 22 mins.                                           Novello
Orchestration: 1010/0110/perc/pf/str(1.0.1.1.1)

Details  (1978) – 13 mins.                                      Novello
('From the Architecture of Antonio Gaudi')
Orchestration: 2ob.bn/hpd

Bitz! (1979) – 15 mins.                                           Novello
Orchestration: 1(afl,pic)1(ca)1(Ebcl,bcl)0/pf/str(1.0.1.1.0)

Look Up! (1991) – 25 mins.                                    Novello
Orchestration: 8vc

Buzz (1994) – 6 mins.                                            Novello
Orchestration: Consort of viols: 2 treble, 2 tenor, 1 bass

 

Dramatic Works

No Man's Land (1974) – 18 mins.                           Novello

Eos (1978) – 23 mins.                                             Novello

Video Life (1986) – 40 mins.                                  Novello
Soloist: Double Bass
Orchestration: tape

Kingdom (1992) – 25 mins.                                    Novello
Choreographed by Christopher Bruce with 
After the Rain (1992)                                           
Orchestration: str [14.0.4.4.2]

Footprints (2010)   – 27 mins                                 Novello
Choreographed by Maggie Donlon with 
After the Rain (1992)                                           
Orchestration: str [14.0.4.4.2]

 

Small Chamber Ensemble and Solo Pieces

Four Miniatures (1969) – 10 mins.                         Novello
flute and piano

String Quartet No.2 (1970) – 25 mins.                   Novello
Orchestration: str 4tet

Statements II (1972) – 15 mins.                            Novello
Soloist: [amp] Double Bass

String Quartet No.3 (1973) – 24 mins.                   Novello
Soloist: Soprano
Orchestration: str4tet [amp]

Pfiff (1979) – 22 mins.                                           Novello
Orchestration: vc/perc/pf

Waiata (1980) – 20 mins.                                       Novello
Soloists: Tenor and bass voice (also playing some percussion)

Circular (1984) – 15 mins.                                     Barry Guy
Soloist: 2 Oboes (one player)

rondOH! (1985) – 15 mins.                                     Novello
Orchestration: pf.vn.db

Whistle and Flute (1985) – 10 mins.                      Novello
Orchestration: fl / pre-recorded flutes

The Eye of Silence (1989) – 28 mins.                     Novello
Orchestration: vn.pf.cymbalom.db

Mobile Herbarium (1992) – 22 mins.                     Novello
Orchestration: Sax4tet

Remembered Earth (1992) – 39 mins.                   Novello
vocal soloists:  soprano, alto, tenor, bass and choir
Orchestration: baroque violin, harpsichord,
clarinet/bass clarinet, double bass

Un Coup de Dés (1994) – 15 mins.                         Barry Guy
4 male voices or multiples of 4

Celebration (1994) – 5 mins.                                 Novello
Solo Violin

Redshift (1998) – 8 mins.                                      Novello
2 Cellos

Bubblets (1998)                                                    Novello
baroque violin and harpsichord, or violin and piano

Dakryon (1999) – 8 mins.                                      Novello
Double Bass, Baroque Violin, Tape

Chiasma  (2001)                                                    - 15 mins.    Barry Guy
Baroque violin (415), Double Bass (440)
Bass recorder (465) Bass recorder (440) 

Inachis (2002)  – 15  mins.                                    Barry Guy
Solo violin

Points from Now (2003)  – 10  mins.                      Barry Guy
flute, 2 cellos, percussion

Anaklasis (2003)   - 10 mins.                                 Barry Guy
two double basses

Aglais (2004)  – 16  mins.                                      Barry Guy
Solo violin                                                             

Lysandra  (2005)  – 11  mins.                                Barry Guy
Solo violin                                                              

Magical Mobiles and a Meditation  (2006)     - 10  mins.
Barry Guy
Violin / Bass Clarinet

Rececadas  (2006)   - 10  mins.                              Barry Guy
for Sanctuary (Cello,  Organ, Bass Clarinet)
plus  baroque violin and double bass

Only Today  (2006)     - 10 mins.                           Barry Guy
Clavichord solo

Aglais Ex  (2007)     - 16  mins.                              Barry Guy
Violin / Oboe

Horizontal Blue   (2008)     - 14  mins.                   Barry Guy
Fl/alto,  Fl/picc,  Oboe / Bass Oboe, Clarinet / Bass Clarinet
Horn, Bassoon,

Phases of the Night   (2008)     Barry Guy
Music for piano trio (Crispell/Guy/Lytton)

Hommage à Max Bill   (2008)   Barry Guy
Violin, Double Bass

Four Edo Songs  (2008)  - 11  mins.                       Barry Guy
Soprano Voice,  Violin, Viola, Double Bass

Marsyas   (2009)  - 12  mins.                                 Barry Guy
Saxophone Quartet  /  Double Bass

Tales of  Enchantment   (2010)      - 17  mins.       Barry Guy
Violin, Double Bass

NIG(RA) Z(S)UM    (2011)   -  11  mins.                  Barry Guy
Two Percussion and playback of pre-recorded music

14 Pieces for Violin, 7 “tensions”   -  17  mins.      Barry Guy
and an encore (2013)

Rondo for Nine Birds (2014)   -  16  mins.             Barry Guy
Violin, Double Bass

SHE ! (2014)   -  12  mins.                                      Barry Guy
Cello solo  with playback

5 for Anja  (2015)   -  6'30                               Barry Guy
Violin, Double Bass

 

Electronic Music

Eos X (1976) – 23 mins.                                          Novello
Double bass / tape

Hold Hands and Sing (1978) – 25 mins.                 Novello
Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass and electronics

 

TV/Film Music

Breaking the Surface (1986) – 15 mins.                Novello
Solo double bass

 

Works for the London Jazz Composers Orchestra
(all in the domain of Barry Guy)

1970/71     Ode
1971           Statements I
1972           Statements III
1974           Patterns and Time Passing
1977           Statements IV
1980           4 Pieces for Orchestra (Stringer)
1981           Polyhymnia
1984           Harmos
1989           Study
1989           Double Trouble
1991           Theoria
1993           Portraits
1995           Gaia
1995           Witch Gong Game III/12
1995           Three Pieces for Orchestra (Sleeping Furiously,
                   Strange Loops, Owed to John Stevens)
2008           Radio Rondo   - 30 mins.

 

Works for large jazz ensemble
(all in the domain of Barry Guy)

1994    Witch Gong Game II/10
            (New Orchestra Workshop, Vancouver, Canada)

2000    Switch
            (ICI Orchestra, Munich)

2000    Inscape-Tableaux       - 66 mins.
            (Barry Guy New Orchestra)

2001    Nasca Lines
            (Upstream Orchestra, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

2003    Oort-Entropy    - 51 mins
            (Barry Guy New Orchestra)

2008    Schweben – ay, but can ye ?    - 45 mins.
            (Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra)

2009    Radio Rondo     - 30 mins.
            (Barry Guy New Orchestra)

2009    Danaus        - 26 mins.
            (Barry Guy New Orchestra  and Elliot Sharp)

2010     Amphi     - 25 mins.
            (Barry Guy New Orchestra and baroque violin)

2014    The Blue Shroud   - 75 mins.
            (The Blue Shroud Band)

 

Works for smaller improvising ensembles

1998    Holyrood  (Ensemble Son, Sweden)     Barry Guy

1999    Octavia      Barry Guy
            (various ensembles)

1999    Odyssey  (nine pieces for piano trio)      Barry Guy

2003    Ithaka  (11 pieces for piano trio)      Barry Guy

2007    Gaia II       -  60  mins.               Barry Guy
            for improvising ensemble

2007    Phases of the Night                 Barry Guy
           (4 pieces for piano trio)

2010 fff      -  60  mins.                       Barry Guy
                 (fixed, fragmented, fluid)  
Ensemble and graphics / animation
sop sax, trumpet, violin, piano, cello, double bass, percussion

2015    Deep Memory                         Barry Guy
           (7 pieces for piano trio)