Michael Parsons
Experimental Music Catalogue
experimental music since 1969

 

Michael Parsons

Selected list of works

 

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Piano Pieces (1961-68)
Walk (1969)
for any number of people walking in an open space
Mindfulness of Breathing
for low male voices
Mindfulness Occupied with the Body (1970)
for untrained voices (at least 40) with percussion, and optional sustaining instruments

Rhythm Studies (1970)
for four drummers
published by Frog Peak Music
Rhythm Studies I & II (1970)
for two pianos
In Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)
Variations (1971)
for piano
published by Forward Music and, with their kind permission,
in Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)
Canon (1973)
for piano (four hands)
In Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)
Rhythm Studies 3 & 4 (1973)
for piano (No. 4 revised 1976)
In Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)
Piano Piece 5 (1973)
In Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)
Arctic Rag (1974)
for piano
In Piano Music 1971-74 (NM0013)

Piece for 4 woodblocks (1974)
(two players)
published by Forward Music
Counterrhythm Studies 1-6 (1974)
for two drummers
published by Frog Peak Music
Echo Piece (1974, rev. 1976)
for two performers with woodblocks in an open space with natural echo

Highland Variations (1972)
for string quartet
published by Forward Music

Fourths and Fifths (1977)
for piano
published by Frog Peak Music
Canon in Proportional Tempi (1978)
for 3 melody instruments and 3 woodblock players
published by Frog Peak Music
Three Pieces (1980)
for trumpet, horn, trombone
published by Forward Music

Changes (1981)
for Javanese gamelan instruments in slendro tuning
Luna, Sirian Air (1981, 82)
for unaccompanied female voice
Fourths and Fifths 2 (1982)
for piano
October Dance (1983)
for accordion (also version for piano)
Epilogue (1983)
for accordion (also version for piano)
Bagatelle (1983)
for piano
published by Forward Music
Three Arctic Songs (1984)
for baritone and piano
Two Arctic Songs (1985)
for soprano and piano

Arctic instrumental Music (1987)
for two clt., 2 vla. (or vln. + vla), marimba, piano
Arctic Instrumental Music 2 (1987)
for piano duet

Expedition to the north Pole (1988)
for mixed chorus and piano
Levels I & II (1988)
for computer-controlled electronic sound
Two Macedonian Songs (1989)
arranged for clarinet and percussion (also flute and percussion)
published by Forward Music
Fourths and Fifths (1990)
for solo flute
Syzygy (1991)
for oboe, clarinet, two trombones (or horn and trmbone
Skopelos 1-4 (1992)
four piano pieces based on trad. Greek melodies
Three Songs from Skopelos (1992)
for soprano and hurdy-gurdy
Four traditional Scottish Melodies (1992-93)
arranged for piano
Levels III & IV (1992)
for computer-controlled electronic sound
Triptych (1993) for piano

Two Purcell Fantazias (1994)
arranged for flute, oboe, trumpet, bass-clarinet
Tenebrio (1995)
for computer-controlled electronic sound
Four Oblique Pieces (1996)
for piano
Jive, Jive 2 (1996)
for piano
published by Frog Peak Music
Levels IX-XII (1996)
4-channel sound installation, computer-controlled electronic sound
Talea (1997)
for solo cello
published by Frog Peak Music
Two Canons (1997)
for piano
Lamentations (1997)
for 8 voices (SSAATTBB), oboe, clt, bsn, vln, vla, vc, db.
Apartment House Suite (1998)
for ensemble of 5-8 instruments (flexible, incl. perc.)
Apartment House Suite No. 2 (1999)
for instrumental ensemble (5 or more instruments, partly indeterminate)
Two Choral Odes (1997-99)
from theAntigone of Sophocles, for mixed chorus
Thamespiece (2000)
any ensemble of sustaining and percussion instruments (verbal score)

Krapp Music (1999)
for piano and tape

Piano Piece
December 2000

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