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Ric Graebner - Complete Catalogue of works
1. Orchestral (also with soloist); 2. Chamber; 3. Vocal and Choral; 4. Tape/CD including multimedia compositions, a) with instruments b) tape/CD only ; 5. Theatre; 6. Pastiches etc.
Instrumentation: the first group of figures refers to woodwind - flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon; the second to brass - horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba. Figures or words after plus signs indicate additional instruments on which players double, not additional players.
The list of performances is not comprehensive, but at least premières are included, when known to the composer.
 
1. Orchestral
Concerto for 16 instruments (1966-1970)
piccolo,oboe,Eb clarinet,A clarinet,horn,3 trombones,4 violins,4 violas. Dur. 40'
Symphony No 1 (1979).
2+1 2+1 2+1 2 / 2 2 2 0 / 2perc / strings. Dur. 45'
#*Concertino 1 for oboe and orchestra (1981)
3 0 3 0 / 0 2 2 0 / 3perc piano hpsch / strings. Dur 12'
perf. Southampton, 1981, Ashman/Graebner.
#*Concertino 2 for oboe and orchestra ( 1984)
1 0 1(Eb) 0 / 1 1 2 0 / timp / strings. Dur 14'
perf. Southampton 1984, Turner/Graebner.
"Nothing but bonfires..."  (2004)
string orchestra (minimum 5 5 3 2 1). Dur 10'
perf. Lewes 2006, 2010 Musicians of All Saints, cond. Graebner
**U finished symphony  (2006)
open score, 4 voices, various instrumentations by composer Dur 8'
Sinfonietta concertante for flute, viola (doubling violin) and orchestra (2010)
0 1 (E.H.) 2 1/  2 0 0 0/ strings.  Dur 15'  perf. Lewes 2013, Hodgson, Blackshaw,  Musicians of All Saints,  cond. Dummer
Clarinet Concerto  for clarinet and string orchestra  Dur 20'  (2014)  perf  Lewes 2016, Dummer, Musicians of All Saints,  cond. Sherwood
Symphony No 2 (2015)   2 2 2 2 / 2 2 2 0 / 1perc / strings. Dur. 54'
Symphony No 3 (2017)  keyboard/1perc/strings.  Dur. 17'

2. Chamber 
*Piano Trio 1 (1970). Dur. 9'
perf. Southampton, London, 1970,1972,Orion Trio.
Fantasy for cello and piano (1972). Dur. 17'
perf. Southampton, 1972, Harvey/Graebner.
Composition for two pianos (1972). Dur. 8'
perf. Southampton, 1972, Ghandar/Graebner, 1973 Vienna.
#*Thalia for 2 pianos (1975). Dur. 29'
perf. Southampton, 1975, 1977, Bowman/Graebner; Guildhall, London, 1979, Dawson-Lyell/Lester
Arts Council Dio Award, 1977.
#*String quartet 1 (1977). Dur. 20'
perf. 1979, Arditti; 1979, 1980 Guadagnini, Southampton, Hatfield, London. B.B.C. 1979.
#*Capriccio for violin and piano (1979). Dur. 13'
perf. Southampton, 1979, Drabkin/Graebner; Lewes, 2002 (rev. version), Blackshaw/Capra
#*String quartet 2(1979). Dur. 22'
perf. Southampton, London, 1984, Auriol.
#*Quintet (1981) flute,clarinet,violin,viola,cello. Dur. 29'
perf. Southampton 1981, Lontano/Martinez. Lontano commission.
*Eastleigh Idyll for guitar (1981). Dur. 4'
perf. London, Brighton, 1983 Gregory; Southampton 1990 Davis-Moon.
*Acrimonious Quadrilles for flute and piano (1982). Dur. 7'
perf. Oxford, 1982, Ackrill/Ozanne.
*Unnatural Practices for solo horn (1981). Dur. 5'
perf. Southampton, 1981, Lumley.
*The Magic Bass Flute for bass flute (1981). Dur. 5'
perf. Mexico City ISCM, 1981, Lavista; Chichester 2011, Hodgson; London 2013, Walter.
*Room 107 for 4 percussionists (1982). Dur. 8'
perf. Wayne N.J., Rutherford N.J. and New York, 1982, New Jersey Percussion Ensemble commission.
Beef for solo Eb clarinet (1984). Dur. 2'
perf. New Brunswick N.J., 1984, Hall.
"Off I scuttle" for solo trombone (1984). Dur. 8'
#*String quartet 3 (1984). Dur. 7'
perf. Southampton, London, 1987, Auriol; Lewes, 2006, Shellira;   Paris, Noisy-le-sec, 2009, Quatuor Elysée.
Lamb for solo oboe (1985). Dur. 2'
perf. Southampton, 1985, Ebsworth.
#*Trapeze Act nonet (1988)
flute,oboe,clarinet,bassoon,horn,violin,viola, 2 cellos. Dur. 16'
perf. London, Southampton, Winchester, 1991, Ventura.
*Tantra (1989), short piano pieces for children Dur.6'
#*Sanditon for trombone and piano (1991). Dur. 4'
perf. Southampton, 1991, Miller/Graebner.
#*In Virtual Time for cello and piano (1992). Dur. 3'
perf. Southampton, 1992
revised version for piano trio (1993). Dur. 3'
perf. Balding,Deats,Lumsden Southampton, 1993.
*Notes for a Wind Quintet (1992). Dur. 5'
#*Breathless for clarinet, violin, piano (1993). Dur.4'
perf. Peters,Balding,Lumsden 1993
Bagatelle for piano (2001). Dur. 3' 
perf. Brighton 2003, Allen. 
Wind Quintet (2002). Dur. 17' 
perf. Colchester 2003, Eastbourne 2004, Vega; Lewes 2008, London Myriad.
Clarinet Quartet (2003) clarinet, violin, viola, cello  Dur 12' 
perf. Brighton 2014, Riot Ensemble
Keep Clear
for violin, cello, piano (2003). Dur. 1'
perf. Lewes, 2004, Strachan, Copley, Graebner
Diminishing Returns for flute (+piccolo), oboe, clarinet, violin, cello (2004). Dur. 5'
perf. Adur Festival (Shoreham-by-Sea), 2004, Daly, Hinchliffe, Dummer, Blackshaw, Ward-Caddle. Brighton, 2004, Back, Hinchliffe, Dummer, Strachan, Copley
Fantasia for piano 4-hands. (2005) Dur. 17'.  Rev. arr. of Wind Quintet 2002 
perf. Brighton 2006, Allen, Capra  Brighton, Chichester 2007, Ono, Graebner 
Variations on a cadence of Tarrega for piano solo (2005) Dur. 9'
perf. Brighton Festival Fringe 2007, Ono, Brighton, Chichester, 2009, Swayne
Elegy for cello and piano (2005) Dur. 5'
perf. Brighton Festival Fringe, Adur Festival (Shoreham-by-Sea), 2006, Holford, Reid Talkestra
Quintet 5 for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano (2006) Dur. 8'
perf. Brighton 2007, Southern Winds, Graebner,  
Sirmio (Quintet 6) for flute, oboe (+EH), clarinet, cello, piano (2007) Dur. 11' 
perf.  Brighton 2008, Hodgson, Hinchliffe,Clark,Copley,Graebner.
Three-part Inventions for clarinet, horn, cello (2008)  Dur. 16'  
perf. Adur Festival (Shoreham) 2008. 
Dummer, Chebykin, Holford (Talkestra)
String quartet 4 (2009) Dur. 11'  perf. Lewes 2010, Regency Ensemble
Just a Minute  for clarinet, bassoon, cornet, trombone, violin, double bass and percussion
(2009) 
Dur. 5' perf. London, Brighton 2010 Talkestra.  re-orch: oboe, clarinet, horn, violin, piano London New Wind Festival 2012
"¿Khibaz Jamila..?" for trumpet and piano (2010) Dur 4½'  perf. Brighton 2017 Tannock, Allbright
String Trio 'filmusic'
for violin, viola, cello (2010) Dur  18'  perf. Brighton 2011 Regency Ensemble Piano Trio 2 (2010) Dur 14'30" perf. Brighton 2012,  Blackshaw, Copley, Swayne;  Brighton 2013, Shrewsbury 2015, Ireland Trio
Four Impromptus (2012)  for piano  Dur 12' perf. Brighton 2016, Racovicean
Chromatic Fantasy (2013) for flute and harp  Dur 10'
The Ostrich Ascending (2015) for piccolo/flute, flute, flute/alto, flute/alto, alto/bass flute Dur 6'30" perf. Lancing 2016, Susssex Flutes
Quincaillerie (2015) for 2 trumpets, 2 trombones and tuba  Dur. 9'30"
Serenade (2015) for clarinet, cello and piano  Dur  10' perf. Brighton 2016, Dummer, Wellbanks, Edwards
Martelet (2016) for flute, vibraphone and viola   Dur. 32"  perf. Brighton 2016, Riot Ensemble
Favoloso (2016) 3 pieces for violin and piano  Dur 8' perf. Brighton 2017, Blackshaw, Graebner
Impromptu No 1 for piano 4-hands (2016)  Dur 7'

3. Vocal and Choral (English texts, except where stated)
*Cantata 2 ( 1965)
for 3 sopranos, 1 contralto, 1 baritone, oboe, bassoon, trombone, celeste and violin. Text: Medieval anon.(Latin). Dur. 18'
perf. Southampton, 1975, Nunns/Jonas.
Cantata 3 ( 1966)
4+2 2 3 2 / 2 3 0 0 / 2perc piano hpsch / strings. Text: Olson. Dur. 20'
perf. York 1966. West-Taylor/Graebner. York Festival commission
#*Between Words (1976) song cycle for soprano and chamber orchestra
1+1 1+1 1 2+1/ 1 0 0 0 / 3perc harp timp / solo violin, viola and cello. Text: Holmes. Dur. 40'
perf. Southampton, 1976, Ars Musica Nunns/Graebner.
*Four Songs and an Aria (1980) soprano, oboe, clarinet, 2 horns, bassoon and piano. Texts: various. Dur. 27' perf. Southampton, 1980, 1983, Leonard/Graebner.
#*Tea (1981) for chorus (SSATB) and Organ. Text: Stevens. Dur. 2'
perf. Southampton 1981, Electric Light Ensemble, Moser; 1996, University of Southampton Chamber Choir, Bawtree.
Fünf romantische Lieder (1981) baritone and piano. Text: Eichendorff,etc. (German). Dur. 11'
#*Four movements for piano and baritone (1983). Text: Auden. Dur.23'
perf. Keele Anglo-American Conference, Keele 1983, Herford/Bowman.
perf. of revised work, Southampton, 1992, Herford/Bowman.
*Alexis - Cantata 4 (1983) for soprano and chamber orchestra.
2+2 2 2 2 / 2 2 2 0 / perc+timps / strings (min. 4 4 3 2 1). Text: Virgil (Latin). Dur. 15'
*La Météo (1994) for soprano, chorus (SSAATB) and tape. Texts: trad. (French). Dur.20'
perf. Chichester 1995, Hughes/Robson
In Memoriam (1998) Pt 1 CD+2 dancers. Dur. 9'. Pt 2 Chorus (SATB) with Flute, Oboe, Trumpet, Violin and Cello , orch. rev. for piano trio 2002. Text: Dryden. Dur. 4' . Total dur. 13'.
Morning (2003) for SATBB and piano. Text: Housman. Dur.3'
perf. Brighton 2003, Rainbow Chorus, Graebner, cond. Pollard
In a Portuguese Park (2006) for soprano and guitar.Text: Ric Graebner Dur. 7': alt. vers. for soprano and piano (2007)
The Reckless Sleeper (2006) for speaker, FX unit and CD. Text:Catán. Dur. 10'.
perf. London 'All Ears' Contemporary Music Festival 2006, Antoni-Jay, Soundwaves Festival 2007
Brighton Antoni-Jay 
Elsinore - a castle filled with words  for speaker and pre-recorded CD (2007) Text: Shakespeare, Antoni-Jay Dur. 16'30"
perf. Brighton Art Gallery and Museum for Theatre Royal Bicentenary Exhibition, Antoni-Jay (2007) 
Tête à tête for speaker and pre-recorded CD. (2007). Text: Antoni-Jay.  Dur. 17'
perf.  Soundwaves Festival 2007 Brighton, Antoni-Jay.
Monologues to Cato (2007) for soprano and piano. Text: Ric Graebner  Dur. 10' 

Kreuzwort (2013) for soprano, flute(+Alto+Picc.) and piano duet.  Dur 10'
Dawn State  for speaker/singer and pre-recorded CD (2014) Text: Antoni-Jay.  Dur. 33' perf.  Church of the Annunciation 150th Anniversary Festival 2014 Brighton, Antoni-Jay.
"All things are quite silent..." (2017) for SATB choir and optional piano.   Text:  Anon.  Dur.  <2'

4. Tape/CD/live electronics: (All works use one stereo tape/CD unless specified)
a) with instruments
#La mer retrouvée (1986) for clarinet, English horn and quadraphonic tape Dur. 17'10".
perf. Southampton, 1986, 1990, Hall/Turner.
Tapeworm (1986) Improvisation for tape and unspecified instruments. Dur. 12'55".
perf. Southampton, 1986.
#Dollbreaker (1988) for clarinet and tape. Dur. 11'20".
perf. Glasgow, Southampton, 1988, Hall.
Dozens through the Window (1990) for trumpet, percussion,viola,guitar and tape. Dur. 7'30".
perf. Portsmouth Festival 1990, Contemporary Music Ensemble.
Conversation with Clarinet (1999) for clarinet and CD. Dur. 10'30".
perf. Chichester 2000, Romano; Brighton 2003, Dummer.
Indigo (2003) for soprano, clarinet, percussion and cello, CD and live electronics. Dur. 3'.
Part of a joint South East Arts funded project Colour Variations co-ordinated and facilitated by the composer.
perf. Brighton Festival,  Adur Festival 2003, Windle, Dummer, Bushell  Dur.30'
Monument (2003) for  recorders (soprano, treble, tenor, bass - one performer) and CD.  Dur. 21'
Filthy Kitchen for 4 percusssionists + CD (2005). Dur. 4' 30"
perf. Brighton Festival, 2005, Brake Drum Assembly cond. Brannick
Variolations for viola and interactive Kaos Pad FX unit (2005). Dur. 5'
perf. Brighton Festival, 2005,  Soundwaves Festival 2008, London New Wind Festival 2012, Blackshaw, Graebner
 
b) tape/CD only
Aspects of 3 tetrachords (1973), realised at Princeton University studio. Dur. 8'.
perf. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 1976.
The Winter Palace (1982). Dur. 9'.
perf. Princeton 1984.
Cuts and Folds (1986). Dur. 10'16".
perf. Southampton, 1986.
New Road Music (2007). Dur. 5'  perf. Brighton as part of Theatre Royal bicentenary 2007.
Lanteglos (Chorale Prelude on 'Eternal Father')  (2015)  Dur. 18'10"

c) tape/CD/DVD and images(+)
Fragmented City (1989). Images:Wakefield. Dur. 18'.
perf. Southampton 1989, Belfast 1991, Brighton 2014, Amsterdam Concertzender broadcast "220 volt". Fragmented City - original recording
#Divertimento of the Statues (1993) +reader, mime (optional). Photography/text: Ioannis. Dur. 16'27".
perf. Southampton and Aberdeen 1994, Glasgow 1995. Amsterdam Concertzender broadcast "220 volt" 9.4.95. CD - Metier 1998.
#Venus in Landscape (1995). Images:Wakefield. Dur. 16'30".
perf. Paris, 1996 (as La Mariée dans le paysage ), Southampton, 1996,1997, Aberdeen, 1997. Broadcast Amsterdam 21.8.96 Concertzender broadcast "220 volt". CD - Metier 1998. BBC broadcast 14.2.2002. Soundwaves Festival Brighton 2008.  Now also on YouTube complete with images -  Venus in Landscape - music and images.
#Fulminar (1996). Images: Frech. Dur. 16'36".
Broadcast Amsterdam 9.97 Concertzender broadcast "220 volt". CD - Metier 1998.
Demo-ntage (1996) for a photographic exhibition: Lambert. Dur. 9'10".
#Resurge (1997). Images: Pinnington. Poetry: Ioannis. Dur. 16'06"
perf. Southampton, 1997. rev. DVD version Brighton, 2009 perf Branch.  Broadcast Amsterdam 9.97 Concertzender broadcast "220 volt". CD - Metier 1998.
Morphologies (2001). Images:Wakefield. Dur. 9'36".
perf. Brighton Festival 2004.
see also under 3. Vocal and Choral, 5. Theatre
Aeolus(2009).  Part of installation 'Sounding the Site', University of Sussex, 2009.
Balls (2010)  Visuals& props:  Howe.  Part of installation 'Sounding the Site', University of Sussex, 2010. rev. perf. University of Brighton 2010.
Lippmania
(2011) Images: Lippman. Dur. 16'40". perf. Brighton 2011.  Now on YouTube Lippmania - animated cartoons with music
Bérénice (2012) - DVD version of the1990 opera - see below   

 
5. Theatre/ Dance (incl. major incidental music)
Incidental music for Shakespeare's Tempest (1980) electronic score part-realised at IRCAM. Nuffield Theatre commission for the 1980 production.
Incidental music for Brecht's Kreidekreis (1989)
perf. Southampton, Nuffield Studio, 1989.
#Bérénice (1990) multimedia drama for soprano, 3 dancers and tape. Text: Racine (arr.Graebner), images: Wakefield, choreography: Carlisle. Dur. 65'.
perf. Southampton,1993,.Nunns, Banks,Knight, Xavier. Amsterdam Concertzender broadcast "220 volt".
Introduction and Passacaglia (1993) for tape and 6 dancers. Dur. 9'49"+3'55"=10'44".
Amsterdam Concertzender broadcast "220 volt" 9.4.95. Perf. Bucarest 1995, choreography:Sergiu Anghel.
Alchemy (1997) for tape and 9 dancers. Anglo-French dance project Sauter le pas funded by Interreg II (EC). Dur. 17'55"
perf. Rouen, Lewes 1997.
The Telephone, Nerve and Clock (2002).Incidental music. Text: Antoni-Jay
perf. Brighton Festival 2002.
Imelda (2002).Incidental music Text: Antoni-Jay
perf. Brighton Festival 2002.
Naughty Plautus (2002) opera for Soprano, 6 actors, 1 dancer, clarinet, violin, percussionist (vibraphone,bongos,cymbals), bass guitar, piano. Text: Graebner. Dur. 40'
Cast Off (2003) Fabrica sculpture dance film score Dur. 11' 41"
perf. Brighton 2003.  Cast Off - dance with installation and music
Canon ,Tranquility and Serenity (2004) Cast Off material reworked into 3 dance scores for live performance, total dur. 13'27"
perf. Eastbourne 2004.
Eikosahedron fragments for an ACE-funded Research project led by Carlisle. Lewes, 2004. Dur 7'
Tempest (2006) Incidental music. Text: Shakespeare.
perf. Frankfurt, 2006.
 
6. Pastiches, arrangements, reconstructions, musical jokes.
First and last movements for Haydn Op.103 unfinished string quartet. Total dur.of added movements 15'. (1982?)
perf. Sherwood, Greenhalgh, Blackshaw, Copley. Hamsey 2008.
Arrangement of "Since love hath in....", John Wilson for  Soprano or Tenor, Violin, Viola and Cello (or suitable Viols) and continuo.
Death and the trout (2Vns, Va, 2Vc.)
'Rachmaninov Prelude Op 23 No 14' used as part source material for Cast Off
Alternative arias for Verdi Don Carlos 'C'est mon jour suprême' and Macbeth 'Pietà, rispetto, amore'
Missing numbers for Berlioz  unfinished opera Les francs-juges

# Recording with BMIC 
* Score with BMIC
**Recording and score with CoMA