Orchestral

the music of Stephen Gibson

Variations for Orchestra (1977-78)

1. Dramatico, Estatico, e Molto Espressivo.
2. Allegretto Scherzando.  2.2.2.2./4.2.3.0/2 perc./strings.

12'

Cycle for Strings (1982/86)

Eighteen short interconnected movements.

Orchestra can range from 14 players (4.4.3.2.1) to symphonic string section.

20'

excerpt - Cycle for Strings opening
dur.3'59

Two Rimbaud Translations (1983/84/86)

for soprano and large orchestra.

Poems by Arthur Rimbaud in English versions by Charles Causley. 

1. Sleeper in the Valley.
2. Barbarian.

3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/timp. 4 perc./hp. cel./strings.

See also Vocal Works

10'

Symphony - Urban Street Songs  (1985-86)

1. Wolverhampton 1866.
2. Children's Rhymes.
3. Spirit of Youth
4. March for Jobs.
5. Beggar's Anthem.

3.3.4.3/4.3.3.1/timp. 5 perc./hp. cel. pft./strings. .

See also Instrumental Works and below

55'

Spirit of Youth  (1985)  

11'

from Symphony - Urban Street Songs

3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/timp. 5 perc./hp. cel. pft./strings.

Semi-finalist work in the Masterprize International Composers' Competition 1997 and first performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Lionel Friend, BBC Radio 3, December 1997.

Score and parts available from EMI Music (distr. by Novello Music)

Spirit of Youth
dur.10'59

Sonatas for Piano and Orchestra (2007)

A concerto based on sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti

Solo piano, 1.1.1.1/1.1.0/1 perc/strings

Sonatas for Piano and Orchestra movt 1
 dur.11'32

Sonatas for Piano and Orchestra movt 2
dur.6'19

Sonatas for Piano and Orchestra movt 3
dur.12'23

30'

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