Scores

Selected Film Scores

Scores are available at the Canadian Music Centre library or contact us.

The Mountain of Sgaana 2017

directed by Chris Auchter
a production of the National Film Board of Canada

Subconscious Password 2013

directed by Chris Landreth; A production of National Film Board of Canada
winner – Grand Prix, Annecy, France, 2013
shortlisted for an Oscar award, 2014

How People Got Fire 2009

for violin, percussion, prepared piano, cello, and narrator
composed for the film of the same title
a production of the National Film Board of Canada
Winner – Best Animation Dreamspeakers, Edmonton; Best short documentary ImagineNative Festival, Toronto; Best animation American Native Film Festival, 2010; Official selection Annecy, France; Finalist – Yorkton Golden Sheaf awards.

Selected Scores/Commissions

SOLO VIOLIN 

Three Pieces for Solo Violin   2002

1) Aparacer [4:28]   2) Reaccion [4:05]   3) Hecho [4:35]
composed for Cinco Puntos Cardinales, Danza Contemporanea, Lima, Peru

Centrediscs CMCCD 16911

 

VIOLIN AND PIANO

 Farther Along 2013 [9:35]

commissioned by Mark Fewer.
Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

Touch 2001 [6:50]

for violin and prepared piano
composed for the film of the same title, directed by Jeremy Podeswa
Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

Martha Black’s Reel 1996 [6:00]

for violin and prepared piano

Just As I Am 2015 [5:33]

for violin and prepared piano
Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

Follow Me 2002 [3:00]

Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

Celestial Blue 2015 [7:30]

Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

Constant Sorrow   2015   [8:16]

Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

V’la le bon vent 2004   [2:28]

Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

She Sings 2016   [2:45]

Centrediscs CMCCD 22816

VOCAL

Je ne sais 2018

for soprano and piano
composed for the opera Elixir

Quelle est la fin de tout   2014 [3:45]

commissioned by Vancouver Chamber Choir

La vie est belle 2013 [4:30]

composed for the film Subconscious Password

Two Pieces for Female Chorus 2005

1) The Secret Sits [2:21] 2) If I Come Back [2:14]

Two Pieces for Male Chorus 2002

1) O curas hominum [4:43]  2) Para Leer en Forma Interrogativa [3:43]
composed for Cinco Puntos Cardinales, Danza Contemporanea, Lima, Peru
Centrediscs CMCCD 16911

Requiem for Two Boys 2001 [7:00]

for female chorus and cello
composed for the film The Susan Smith Tapes, directed by Jeremy Podeswa

Today is Done   1992 [5:00]

for soprano and marimba
text from Zeuss Giesel (Dr. Suess)

STAGE / MEDIA

The Grubstake Remix 2013 [1hr 10min]

for guitar, violin, percussion, piano, and cello.

Excerpts from Alice 2010   [30:00]

for chamber orchestra
commissioned by VANOC Cultural Olympiad,

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

 

Border Crossing 2018 [7:00]

for wind quintet
commissioned by Wind Quintet International

Snow Falls Eventually 2017 [9:00]

for flute, horn, and string quartet
commissioned by NAC Orchestra

Weather Coming 2012

for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello.
commissioned by Standing Wave ensemble, with Canada Council for the Arts.

Silent Movie 1999

for clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cello
commissioned by Continuum Contemporary Music Ensemble, Toronto

Western Wynde 1998

for violin and snare drum

commissioned by National Ballet of Canada, choreographer Yuri Ng.

Two Folksongs 1996

for clarinet and piano
1) O Po Vjen Zoga  2) Mastika
commissioned by Brendan Hanley and Roslyn Young

Yaa Assantewa 1995

part 1 for violin, cello and percussion [7:30]
part 2 for tape [8:00]
part 3 for violin, cello and percussion [5:40]
commissioned by Badu Dance, Toronto

Isms…   1991

for clarinet, trumpet, marimba, piano, contrebasse
commissioned by Array Music Ensemble

We’ll Be There When We Get There 1991

for clarinet, trumpet, marimba, piano, contrebasse
commissioned by Array Music Ensemble

Raven and Crow 1987

for clarinet, piano, vibraphone, and percussion
commissioned by Northern Dance Group

STRING QUARTET

String Quartet No. 1   2005

commissioned by the Penderecki String Quartet.
Centrediscs CMCCD 13308

String Quartet No. 2   2011

commissioned by the Bozzini String Quartet.
premiered February, 2011, Chappelle du Bon Pasteur, Montréal

Miniature for String Quartet (2005)

ORCHESTRA / CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Zombie Apocolypse North 2017 [5:00]

for chamber orchestra
commissioned by Problematic Orchestra

Small Song For Orchestra 2017 [2:00]

commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sesquies project, 2017
premiered at Roy Thompson Hall, 2017. Listen here.

Words For Snow 2016 [9:00]

for chamber orchestra
commissioned by Problematic Orchestra

Vernacular No. 1 For Orchestra 2008 [3:00]

commissioned by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
premiered at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 2008.

Miniatures For Chamber Orchestra 2004 [16:00]

composed for Nouvel Ensemble Modern du Québec
premiered at le Domain Forget, Québec, 2004

Quadratubapus 2000   [5:00]

for extended E-flat tuba, narrator and chamber ensemble
commissioned by Longest Night Ensemble, in cooperation with tuba soloist Jay Burr

Foreign Policy and the Price of Rice (1990)

for jazz chamber orchestra
commissioned by Hemispheres Music Project.
Premiered at the Music Gallery, Toronto, 1990.

PERCUSSION QUARTET

Odysseus and Calypso 1997

for percussion quartet and narrator

GAMELON DEGUNG

Main Road 2003

Commissioned by the Evergreen Club Gamelan Ensemble.
Artifact Music ART-034. Distributed by centrediscs

Song and Dance 2003

Commissioned by the Evergreen Club Gamelan Ensemble.

SOLO PIANO

V’la Le Bon Vent                     2004
Song For Sophie                     2000
Five Finger Rapids                 1993

Published in Northern Lights: Musical Discoveries level 3,
Canadian Piano Music;
2008

Things Fall Apart                    1986

Premiered at Café Music, Paris, France, 1987;
pianist – Emmanuel Mercier

Rendezvous Rag                    1982
Walkerton Drag Rag              1978
Three Sleepy Pieces              1978
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