The wreck of former boundaries (2016)

[ piccolo trumpet, quartertone flugelhorn, trombone ]

From The wreck of former boundaries (2016), a network of pieces for 2 trumpet soloists, clarinet, alto saxophone, trombone, electric lap steel guitar, double bass, & 5.1 channel electronics, commissioned by ELISION with support from the RMIT Gallery Sonic Arts Collection.

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Second String Quartet (2010)

[ 2 vln, va, vc ]

For the JACK Quartet.  Commissioned by Südwestrundfunk for the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2010, with additional support from the Practice-Led and Applied Research Grant scheme of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) as well as research grant support from the Music Department of the University of Huddersfield.

An article on the work by Tim Rutherford Johnson can be found on NewMusicBox, the online magazine of the American Music Center.

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Being itself a catastrophe, the diagram must not create a catastrophe (or, Third Study for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion) (2007-2009)

[ oboe (+ musette, english horn) / clarinet (+ E-flat, bass) ]

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“the green is either” (2002-3)

[ three trios for seven players.  trio one:  solo ob, solo vln, percussion / trio two:  solo ob; va, vc / trio three:  solo vln; fl, cl ]

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a/grammatical study for three (quasi-)independent players (2002)

[ violin, oboe, percussion ]

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String Quartet (2002)

[ 2vln, va, vc ]

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zero panorama (1999)

[ english horn, violin, soprano, mezzo soprano ]

On a text by Steven McCaffrey: “gnotes”, from Theory of Sediment, “Clints & Grykes”.

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garden of forking paths (1998)

[ four alto saxophones ]

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t o x i n (1998)

[ for amplified ensemble: alt fl (picc), ob (eh), hpschd, vln, vc ]

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