Choral - Music Theater

The Othersiders: New Australians in Paraguay (2017, rev.) 
for 3 solo female voices, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, 2 pianos, and improvising choir (50 mins) 
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Whispers and Cries (2008) 
for choir, percussion quartet, and keyboards (30 mins) 
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Shadowshow (2001) 
for 8 solo voices, 2 samplers, and electronics  (35 mins)

Force (1999)
for choir & amplified ensemble (30 mins) 

Members of Elysian Quartet, first performance of  Lines Towards Another Century , Bath UK

Members of Elysian Quartet, first performance of Lines Towards Another Century, Bath UK

 

Ensemble without voice 

Ghosts in the Machine (2019)
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano

A Ringing World (2011)
for percussion quartet (10 mins)
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Striking (2011)
for string quartet and chopsticks (12 mins)
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From the Backlands (2011)
for Melodicas and Untuned Percussion (11 mins)
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Cairn (2010)
for piano and four performers (7 mins)
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Bach Revisited (2009)
- version 1 for cello, electric guitar, accordion, soprano sax (6 mins)
- version 2 for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (6 mins)
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A Processional  (2008)
for two pianos (5 mins)

White Bone Country (2008) 
for piano and percussion (30 mins) 
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audio (movt.1)

When Worlds Collide (2006) 
for string quartet and percussion quartet (12 mins) 
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audio

Quick Music (2001)
for violin, electric guitar, bass, 2 keyboards (6 mins)
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Ascension (2001)
for violin, electric guitar, bass, 2 keyboards (8 mins)
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Layers (2001)
for violin, cello, bass, 2 keyboards (8 mins)
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Music in Six (2001)
for violin, cello, mandolin, guitar, bass (5 mins)
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Ensembles with voice 

Toward a Monument to the Great Strike, 1917
(2017)
for solo voice and massed brass and woodwind instruments
collaboration with visual artist Tom Nicholson
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Processional (2001)
for voice, violin, guitar, bass, 2 keyboards (5 mins)
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Red Funk (2001)
for voice, violin, guitar, mandolin, keyboard (6 mins)
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In these great times (2001)
for voice, violin, guitar, bass, keyboard (8 mins)
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Lines Towards Another Century , Parco delle Rimembranze, Venice

Lines Towards Another Century, Parco delle Rimembranze, Venice

Multimedia - Installations

It Will Be Chaos (2018)
Music for HBO documentary film
trailer

Toward a Monument to the Great Strike, 1917
(2017)
for solo voice and massed brass and woodwind instruments
collaboration with visual artist Tom Nicholson
video

Nine speakers for a comparative monument (Palestine) (2013) collaboration with visual artist Tom Nicholson
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Scene di disordine e confusione (2010)
collaboration with visual artist Francesco Simeti
video

Lines Towards Another Century
collaboration with visual artist Tom Nicholson
- version 1 (2008) for string quartet, speaker, recorded voices
(70 mins)
- version 2 (2009) for 8 boom boxes and 8 bodies in motion
(30 mins)
- version 3 (2010) for recorded voices and Mandarin speakers
(127 days)

Monument for the Flooding of Royal Park (2010)
one piano eight hands & video (20 mins)

23.01.1901/12.07.2005 (2006) 
for six amplified voices, snare, and electronics (35 mins) 

[in]visible years (2006)
music for documentary film (60 mins)

Footsteps: A Dance Video (2005)
soundtrack for video (30 mins)

 

Astra Choir conducted by John McCaughey

Astra Choir conducted by John McCaughey

Solo

Creeping Shadows (2013)
for amplified piano (12 mins)
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Three Pieces for Stopped Piano (2010)
for solo piano (14 mins)

Book of Actions (2008)
for solo piano (30 mins)

Fata Morgana: Mirages on the Horizon (2007) 
for prepared piano (17 mins)
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Cradle Song (2007) 
for solo crotales (4 mins) 
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Cradle Song II (2007) 
for solo crotales & tape (12 mins)
tape by David Shively 
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Six Dances (2003) 
for solo piano (18 mins)
audio (3rd dance)

Tracks (1998)
for solo piano (8 mins)
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David Shively, Percussion

David Shively, Percussion