Catalogue of Works

Catalogue of Works

Violin Solo Works

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

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

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

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

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


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)
Soloist: 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.

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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 - 7 mins. (Barry Guy)
Violin, Double Bass

Andeutende Dynamik (2018) – 13 mins. (Barry Guy)
Violin, Double Bass, Percussion

What Is The Word (2019) – 12 - 13 mins. (Barry Guy)
string quartet composed for KRONOS QUARTET
“Fifty for the Future“ project

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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
1993Portraits
1995 Gaia
1995 Witch Gong Game III/12
1995 Three Pieces for Orchestra (Sleeping Furiously, Strange Loops, Owed to John Stevens)
1995 Double Trouble II
2008 Radio Rondo
2017 c'est le chapeau qui fait l'homme et la femme
2017 Double Trouble III


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. (Blue Shroud Band)
2016 Three Pieces and Three Meditations for Orchestra – 70 mins. (Blue Shroud Band)
2017 Meditations and Hallucinations – 60 mins. (Mixtur Festival Ensemble)
2018 For To End Yet Again – 60 - 70 mins. (for large ensemble: trumpet, 4 sax, violin, 2 basses , piano, 2 percussion)


Works for smaller improvising ensembles

(all in the domain of Barry Guy)

1998 Holyrood (Ensemble Son, Sweden)
1999 Octavia (various ensembles)
1999 Odyssey (nine pieces for piano trio)
2003 Ithaka (11 pieces for piano trio)
2007 Gaia II – 60 mins. for improvising ensemble
2007 Phases of the Night (4 pieces for piano trio)
2010 fff (fixed, fragmented, fluid) – 60 mins.
Ensemble and graphics / animation sop sax, trumpet, violin, piano, cello, double bass, percussion
2015 Deep Memory (7 pieces for piano trio)