Neal Farwell - composer - conductor

Neal Farwell - list of compositions


For further information, please contact the composer.

Acoustic

From the Rising of the Sun
SSATB choir and organ
(2017)
4 min

Matinée
harp and percussion
(2016)
6 min

Solaire

flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano, cello, double bass
(2016)
10 min

String Quartet
(2013)
16 min

Bloodlines I
chamber orchestra (1.1.1.1 - 1.1.1 - 2perc - pno - 4vln.2vla.2vc.db)
(2010)
6 min

Melismas of Beginning
soprano voice, clarinet and percussion.
(2009)
7 min

Standing & Sitting, or The Fiddler’s Elbow
a space-and-place game for improvising ensemble of 4-50 musicians
(2006)
5-30 min

New Yorker Songs
soprano and chamber ensemble
(2001)
c. 12 min

Teen
brass quintet and percussion
(2000)
5 min

Acoustic + live electronics


Gravity's Horizon
flute (doubling bass drum), piano, cello, and electronics
(2016)
10 min

Echoes
live electronics, for high density loudspeaker array
(2016)
4 min

Rain From Other Seasons
baroque flute, harpsichord, viola da gamba, and electronics
(2014)
c. 11 min

Songs and Shards
piano and electronics
(2012)
16 min                [more info]

The Memory Toy  |  The Memory Toy (redux)  |  The Memory Toy, re-re-
5-20 musicians and computer processing
(2005 | 2009 | 2013)
6-7 min

Rouse
trombone, trombonist and live electronics
(2004/2013)
14-18 min

Tell Me The Alphabet
percussion solo and obbligato electronics
(2004/2007)
10 min

Shroud
piccolo / alto flute and electronics
(2003/2007)
11 min                [more info]

Chaconnes
violin and electronic sounds
(2003)
11 min

Gipsy fugue
the “funny fiddle”, a violin-like electronic performance instrument
(1996)
7 min

Fixed media


Photographs of Water
multichannel fixed media
(2013)
16 min                [more info]

Three Friends
tape
(2000)
18 min                [more info]

The Violence of Architecture
tape/video, with Simon Withers (filmmaker)
(1995)
11 min

There are no sermons in stones
tape
(1995)
11 min

Installation


Wedding Bells
interactive sound installation for wedding reception
(2002)

who’s in charge?
interactive installation for concert foyer
(1996)

Theatre


The Snow Queen
play by Stuart Patterson, directed by Jane Rutherford
(Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, 1995)
fixed media
c. 1 hour of music

Nights at the Circus
new adaptation of Angela Carter novel
(UEA Studio Theatre, Norwich, 1995)
live band
c. 1 hour of music

The Duchess of Malfi
play by John Webster, directed by Jane Rutherford
(Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, 1994)
solo violin
c. 30 min music