Orchestra

Symphonic Overture (1980) 5 min

2221/4231/timpani, percussion/strings
Also arranged (2000): Concert Winds

Commissioned by New Caledonian Symphony Orchestra

Premiere: 1980, Prince George, BC; NCSO; Kerry Stratton, conductor

Audio track recorded at premiere:

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Spectrum (1972) 15 min.

Strings, piano, and tape

Commissioned by Shawnigan Lake Summer Music School

Premiere: August 13, 1972, Shawnigan Lake; Summer School Orchestra; Malcolm Arnold, conductor

Audio tracks recorded in 1972: CBC Radio Chamber Orchestra, Jose Serebrier, conductor

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Overdose (1971) 15 min

2222/2200/percussion/strings/2 tapes(on CD)

Commissioned by the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Premiere: February 15, 1971, Ottawa, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Meredith Davies, conductor

 

Cicada (1970) 8 min

3232/46(3 cornets)31/timpani, percussion, harp/strings/2 prepared tapes

Score also available for concert band as Rocky Mountain Grasshopper

Commissioned by Calgary Philharmonic

Premiere: April 5, 1970, Calgary, Calgary Philharmonic, Jose Serebrier, conductor

 

Electric Tongue (1969) 13 min

3222/4331/timpani, 3 percussion/strings/tape

Commissioned by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Premiere: May 30, 1969, Vancouver; VSO; Meredith Davies, conductor

Audio track recorded in 2008: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor

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Assassinations (1968) 17 min

3333/4331/timpani, 2 percussion, harp/strings/tape

Commissioned by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Premiere: December 1, 1968, Vancouver; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Meredith Davies, conductor

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