Instrumental

the music of Stephen Gibson

Extension I  (1979)

Solo violin.

Extension I
dur.7'01

7'

Sequenza (1979)

The central self-contained movement from Extension II.

Solo piano.

First performed at The October Gallery, London in December 1981 by Michael Finnissy.

See also Chamber Works

excerpt from Sequenza - Opening
Michael Finnissy, piano, dur.2'00

4'30''

Negative (1980)

Horn and piano.

Written for a lecture recital given by Stephen Roberts and Roger Nichols in February 1980.

1'

Perpetual  (1980/84)

Solo guitar.

8'

The Straits of Morton Feldman  (1980/84)

Solo 'cello.

First performed at The Midlands Arts Centre in May 1980 by Jeremy Brooker.

8'

Sonata in E  (1981/85)

A free composition on a Sonata in E by Domenico Scarlatti.

Solo harpsichord.

See also Chamber Works

4'

Extension IV (1981-82)

In two movements. 

1. Song.
2. Story.

Clarinet and piano.

19'

Stomp  (1981-82)

Reminiscences of ragtime.

Solo piano.

excerpt from Stomp
Ann Marchand, piano, dur.1'16

5'30''

Battle Suite (1982)  

1. Fanfare.
2. March.
3. Vision.
4. Victory.

Trumpet and horn.

Published by Ararat Music AR007   

6'

"From the Seed There Weeps a Willow....."  (1983/85)

An extended study inspired by English folksong.

Solo oboe and optional slides.

Written for Obelisk (David Wilson) and first performed at The London Musicians' Collective in October 1985.

Slides by Carolyn Brooker available from the composer.

Score available.

8'

Spirit of Youth (1985/86)

The scherzo from Symphony - Urban Street Songs. 

Two pianos.

See also Orchestral Works

11'

Flute Songs (1986)    

Nine settings of children's songs. .

1. Red for the soldiers.
2. The bells are ringing.
3. One for the master.
4. The way the money goes.
5. The people'll have to pay.
6. A song of sixpence.
7. What! No bottles?
8. Rise and fall.
9. Rock'n'roll back home.

Flute and piano.

17'

Published by Ararat Music.AR001

Gloryland  (1987)

Music theatre work for marching performer, tape and slides.

First performed by Catherine Pluygers, oboe, at Hull University October 1988.

9'

Versions for solo oboe, solo trumpet and solo trombone (tenor and bass) available.

Theme, Variations and Chorale  (2000)

Solo baryton and recorded sound.

Written for Jeremy Brooker and first performed at Lauderdale House, Highgate on 25 October 2002.

See also Chamber Works

18'

Three Pieces for two Barytons  (2002)

1. Meditation. 2. Baroque Illusions 3. Introduction and Ride

Baryton duet.

Written for Roland Hutchinson and Jeremy Brooker and first performed at Lauderdale House, Highgate on 25 October 2002.

15'

Two Preludes and Fugues  (2005)

Solo piano.

8'

Precious (2005)

Solo piano.

Precious
dur.7'08

7'

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