Ivan Moody

 

List of works

 

New! Oltre la Spera

(Dante Trilogy Part II)

2014

7 minutes SSATTBarB, fl., b.cl., vib., pno, vl., vla., vcl.

Text: from Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri (Italian)

Tbp Grupo Musical Olisipo, Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa, Palácio Foz, Lisbon, 27 June 2014

 

New! O Luce Etterna

(Dante Trilogy Part I)

2014

10 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: from Il Paradiso by Dante Alighieri (Italian)

Tbp Cappella Musical Cupertino de Miranda, Cistermúsica Festival, Alcobaça, 2014

 

New! Liturgy of St John Chrysostom No. 2

(Greek Liturgy)

2014

c. 60 minutes SATB  with divisions

Text: Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (Greek)

Tbp St Romanos Choir/Peter Jermihov, Autumn 2014

 

New! Thy Fatherly Embrace

2014

3 minutes SATB  with divisions

Text: Kathisma Hymn of the Canon for Sunday of the Prodigal Son (English)

Tbp St Romanos Choir/Peter Jermihov, St Peter & St Paul Orthodox Church, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 6 April

 

 

Aposticha for the Dormition

2013 

9 minutes SATB

Text: Vespers for the Dormition of the Mother of God (English)

Fp Orthodox Choir of the University of Eastern Finland/Petri Nykänen,

Monastery of New Valamo, Finland, 16 February 2014

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Qohelet

2013 

50 minutes SSAATTBarB, Consort of viols

Text: Ecclesiastes (Hebrew, Greek, Latin, English)

Commissioned by De Labyrintho

 

Lyrebird

2013 

4 minutes Piccolo

Tbp Katharine Rawdon, St Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave, New York, 8 April 2014

 

Dog Dreams

2013

6 minutes Piano

 

 

Petalouda

2013

3 minutes Vibraphone

To Sofia

 

 

Fioriture

2013

10 minutes Piano

Fp Paul Barnes, Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot State University, 2 February 2014

 

 

 Ottakaa vastaan

2013

4 ½  minutes SATB

Text: Sunday Communion Hymn (Finnish)

Written for the Orthodox Chamber Choir of the University of Eastern Finland

Fp Orthodox Chamber Choir of the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, 21 November 2013

 

 

Dragonfly

Concerto for Bass Clarinet & Ensemble

2013 

12 minutes Solo bass clarinet, alto flute, percussion, viola, cello, harp, piano

Commissioned by the  Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa

Tbp GMCL 27 June 2014

 

 Keskiyö

2013

5 minutes Two harpsichords

Commissioned by Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar

Tbp Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar, Churchill College, Cambridge 16 February 2013

 

Shoreline

2012

7 minutes Two pianos

Commissioned by the Ingmar Duo

Fp Ingmar Duo, Khatchaturian Hall, Yerevan 19 December 2013

 

 

Te lucis ante terminum

2012

3 ½ minutes SSATBarB

Text: office hymn (Latin)

Commissioned by the Choir of Merton College, Oxford

 

 

Noć Prekrasna

2012 

2 minutes SSATBarB

Texts: Kontakion of the Nativity, St Nikolaj Velimirović (Slavonic, Serbian)

Written for the Choir of the Cathedral of St George, Novi Sad

Tbp 8 January 2013, Synagogue, Novi Sad, Serbia

 

 

Baladilla de los Tres Ríos

2012

4 ½  minutes SSAA

Text: Federico García Lorca (Spanish)

Written for Cor Aglepta

 

 

Simeron

2012 

25 minutes SAT soloists, String Trio

Texts: Byzantine Rite Holy Week, Sermon by Bishop Melito of Sardis

Commissioned by the Goeyvaerts Trio

Fp Goeyvaerts Trio, Vox Luminis, Rotterdam, 15 September 2012

 

 

The Paschal Canon: Ode VIII

2012

5 minutes SSAATTBB

(part of a multi-composer work)

Text: Paschal Canon

Commissioned by Cappella Romana

Fp Cappella Romana/Alexander Lingas, Lincoln City Cultural Centre,18 May 2012

 

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

(The Pacific Canticles)

2011

  9 minutes SSAATTBB

Commissioned by the Chapel College Men & Boys Ensemble of Pacific Collegium

Fp Chapel College Men & Boys Ensemble of Pacific Collegium/Christopher Kula, 22 May 2012,

St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland, California

 

Vespers

2011

c. 30 minutes SSA (children's voices)

Text: Byzantine rite Vespers (English)

Commissioned by the Children's Choir of St Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary, New York

 

 

Sub tuum praesidium

2010 

12 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Devotional prayer (Latin, Slavonic, Greek)

Commissioned by the English Chamber Choir

Fp English Chamber Choir, Brighton Festival, 11 May 2012

 

 

Angelus Domini descendit

2010 

7 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Responsory for Pascha (Latin)

Commissioned by the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Fp Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough, Royal Holloway, 7 April 2010

(Live BBC broadcast of choral evensong)

 

 

Iz minuta u minut

2010 

1 minute Flute, Carinet, Piano, Violin, Cello

Part of a collective work (“Cadavre Exquis”) celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Miso Music Portugal

Fp Ensemble Son d'Ar-te, Instituto Franco-Portuguès, Lisbon, 14 April 2010

 

 

Canticum Canticorum IV

2010

10 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Song of Songs (Hebrew)

Commissioned by Seattle Pro Musica

Fp Seattle Pro Musica-Karen P. Thomas, Seattle May 2010

 

Nocturne of Light

2009 

15 minutes Piano and String Quartet

Commissioned by Paul Barnes

Fp Paul Barnes, Chiara Quartet, Cutting Edge Contemporary Music Series, New York, 26 April 2010

 

Celebration

2009

3 minutes String Quartet

In celebration of the 80th Bitrhday of Peter Sculthorpe

 

 

Birth of Leaves

2009

9 minutes Javanese Bonang, Bass clt, Vla, Vlcl, Cb

Commissioned by Orchestrutopica

Fp Elizabeth Davies, Orchestrutopica, CCB, Lisbon, 29 November 2009

 

 

Hymn to St Nicholas

2009

15 minutes SSAATTBB

Texts: Sticheron from Vespers for the Feast of St Nicholas, Trisagion (Slavonic, Greek)

Commissioned by the KotorArt Festival

Fp KotorArt Festival Choir/Ivan Moody, Kotor, Montenegro, 11 August 2009

 

 

Remembering

2009

 3 minutes Alto flute, crotales, tam-tams

Commissioned by Machina Mundi

Fp Machina Mundi Duo, William Goodenough College, London, 6 June 2009

 

Russian Hymn

2008 

5 minutes T, T, rec, vcl, theorbo

Text: Russian devotional song (Russian)

Commissioned by Sete Lágrimas

Fp Sete Lágrimas, Beja, 14 November 2009

 

Genesis

2008

15 minutes S, T,T ,ob, bsn, vcl, theorbo

Text: The Book of Genesis (Greek)

Commissioned by Sete Lágrimas

Fp Sete Lágrimas, Beja, 14 November 2009

 

Canti della Rosa

2008

15 minutes Ct,Ct,T,Bar,Bar,B

Texts: Dante, popular devotional texts, Orthodox Matins of Holy Friday (Italian and Sardinian)

Commissioned by The King's Singers

Tbp The King's Singers, Cadogan Hall, London, 20 November 2009

 

Stabat Mater

2008

30 minutes SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB, String Quartet

Texts: Roman Liturgy, Orthodox Matins of Holy Friday, Anna Akhmatova (Latin, Greek, Russian)

Commissioned by the Oslo Festival of Church Music

Fp Norwegian Soloists' Choir, Vertavo Quartet/Grete Pedersen, Oslo, 22 March 2009

 

Moons and Suns

2008

25 minutes SSSAAATTTBBB, Saxophone Quartet

Text: The Kalevala (Engish)

Commissioned by Ars Nova Copenhagen and the Raschèr Quartet

Fp Ars Nova, Raschèr Quartet/Paul Hillier, Copenhagen, 14 September 2008

 

Led by the Light

2008

10 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Orthodox Vespers of the Nativity (English)

Commissioned by Lumen Valo

Fp Lumen Valo, Uspensky Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland, December 2008

 

Istella

2008

12 minutes Bass Flut and percussion

Commissioned by Machina Mundi

Fp Machina Mundi, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon, 20 May 2008

 

Pipistrello

2007 

12 minutes Solo Tuba, Brass ensemble

(2 Ct, 4 Tpt, 4 Hn, 2 T Trb, B Trb, Cb Trb, Euph)

Commissioned by Sérgio Carolino

Tbp Sérgio Carolino & ensemble

 

Kleine Geistliche Konzerte

2007 

Various scorings

Texts: Psalms (German and Latin)

Fp (recording) Sete Lágrimas,

Palácio da Fronteira, Lisbon, October 2007

 

Trisagion

2007

12 minutes Baritone solo, Chamber Orchestra

(Picc, Ob, Clt, Bsn, Hn, Tpt, Trb, Perc, Str)

Text: Trisagion (Greek)

Fp Armando Possante, Orchestrutopica/Tapio Tuomela,

Culturgest, Lisbon, 22 September 2007

 

Anástasis

2007

10 minutes SAATTTTBarBarB

Texts: Orthodox Liturgy for Holy Week and Pascha (English, Greek)

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Singer Pur, Regensburg, 3 October 2007

 

Valo

2007 

5 minutes Recorder (treble, sopranino) & Piano

Written for António José Carrilho 

 

 

l’altre stelle

2007 

4 minutes Vl1, Vl2, Vla, Vcl, Cb

Fp 13 September 2007 Ensemble di strumenti antichi del Conservatorio di Palermo/Enrico Onofri, Palermo

 

Ecce Homo

2007

4 minutes SSATB, Organ

Text: Gospel of St John (Greek, Latin)

Fp Concertus Antiquus/Victor Roque Amaro, Lisbon Cathedral, 26 April 2007

 

Vigilia

(Vigil Service)

2006

40 minutes SSAATTBB

Texts: Orthodox Vigil Service (Finnish)

Sections performed by various choirs In Finland, 2006-

 

Edi beo the hevene quene

2006

4 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Mediaeval English

 

Funeral Trisagion

(Kendrick Perala in memoriam)

2006

2 minutes SATB

Fp Cappella Romana, Portland, Oregon, 2 March 2007

 

Muutolintu II

2006

 5 minutes B.cl., Trb, Pno, Marimba

Fp Lisbon Conservatoire Ensemble/Eli Camargo, CCB, Lisbon, 20 April 2007

 

Muutolintu I

2006

 4 minutes Large ensemble

Fp Lisbon Conservatoire Ensemble/Eli Camargo, CCB, Lisbon, 20 April 2007

 

Serbian Doves

2006 

5 minutes ‘Cello & Double-bass

Fp Duncan Fox and Kenneth Frazer, Moita, 14 December 2006

 

O Quam Mirabilis

2006

4 minutes SSA

 

Text: Hildegard of Bingen (Latin)

Commissioned by Mandala

 

Lacrime d’Ambra

2006

9 minutes Solo Harp, Chamber Ensemble

(a.fl., b.cl, vib., vl., vla., vcl)

Fp Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa, Lisbon 23 May 2006

 

La Scomparsa delle Lucciole

2006 

6 minutes Tuba & Piano

Commissioned by Flipe Queiros

 

Only the Bees can hear

2006 

15 minutes SMsA, String Quartet

Text: Poems by Anna Akhmatova (Russian)

Commissioned by Tapestry

 

Preghiera

2006

1 minute Soprano, ocarina, Chinese gong

Text: Prayer from the Paraklesis to the Mother of God (Italian)

Commissioned by Antidogma Musica, Turin

Fp 10 September 2006, Casa Cavassa Museum, Turin

 

Sedam Himni Svetom Savi

(Seven Hymns for St Sava)

2006

 14 minutes SSAATTBB

Text: Stichera from Vespers for the Feast of St Sava

 (Slavonic)

Fp Camerata Academica/Bogdan Djakovic, Matica Srpska Gallery,

Novi Sad, Serbia, 11 November 2006

 

Funeral Trisagion

(Kendrick Perala in memoriam)

2006

2 minutes SATB

Text: Trisagion from the Funeral Service (English)

Fp Cappella Romana, Westminster Chancel Choir, Oregon Repertory Singers

20 February 2006, Westminster Presbyterian Church,Portland OR.

 

The Bird of Dawning

2005

7 minutes  Bass clarinet, Violin, Viola, Violoncello

Fp Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa, Lisbon, 25 May 2006

 

 Te Apostolit...

2005

10 minutes SM-SATBarB

Text: Exaposteilarion of the Dormition

(Finnish)

Commissioned by Rajaton, Helsinki

 

 Bagpipe Dance

2005

5 minutes Children’s choir, SATB, Piano

Text: Greek folk song

(English)

Commissioned by Ian Mikirtoumov

 

 Venerabilis Gallis

2005

Texts from the Office of St Gall

(Latin)

8 minutes STBarB

Commissioned by the Peñalosa Ensemble, Switzerland

 

 Zefiro con Uccelli

2005

6 minutes Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn

Fp Versus Wind Quintet, Paços de Brandão (recording) 16 November 2005

 

Arktos

2005

Texts: Kalevala, Edmund Spenser

(English)

8 minutes S, A, T,T, Bar, B soli, SSSSAAAA

Fp Singer Pur, Arktouros Chamber Chorus/John Potter, York, 15 June, 2005

 

Ossetian Requiem

2005

Texts: Orthodox Funeral service

Chamber Choir, 8 ‘Cellos

Fp Valencia Chamber Choir, ‘Cello Octet Conjunto Ibérico/Elias Arizcuren, Templo la Valenciana, Guanajuato (Festival Cervantino) Mexico, 15 October 2005

 

Passione Popolare

2005

Texts: Orthodox services for Holy Week, Popular Italian Devotional Songs

(Greek, Italian, Sardinian, Italian dialects)

30 minutes Soprano solo, Baritone solo, SATB, Ob, Vl, Vla, Vc

Fp Linda Campanella, soprano, Matteo Pierone, baritone, DolciAure Consort, Ensemble Antidogma/Ivano Scavino, Festival Antidogma, Abbazia di Staffarda, Italy, 28 June, 2005

 

Arise

2004

9 minutes Solo bassoon, Chamber orchestra

(fl, ob, clt, vnI vnII, vla, vc, cb)

For Zarko Perisic

 

O Viridissima Virga

2004

Text by Hildegard of Bingen (Latin)

8 minutes SATB

Fp St Louis Chamber Chorus/Philip Barnes,St Louis, Missouri, 19 December 2004

 

Aurora Radius

2004

Text from Matins of the Resurrection and by William Dunbar (Slavonic/Scots)

8 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Cappella Nova/Alan Tavener, Aberdeen, 23 March 2005

 

He Who Clothed Himself with Light

2004

Text from Matins or Holy Friday (English)

7 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Cappella Nova/Alan Tavener, Aberdeen, 23 March 2005

 

Salmo de Matrimonio

2004

Text from the Orthodox Wedding Service (Spanish)

5 minutes Alto solo, SATB

Fp Susana Diniz Moody, Coro Audite, Madrid, 17 September 2004

 

Quelques Papillons pour Papageno

2004

2 ½ minutes  Solo piano

 

Inês e o Rei (Madrigal Dramático)

2004

Text by António Ferreira (Portuguese)

10 minutes SSAATB

Commissioned by Camerata Fiorentina

 

Clépsidra

2004

Poems by Camillo Pessanha (Portuguese)

13 minutes Mezzo-Soprano and Piano

Fp Brígida Silva,Rui Martins, Casa da Música, Oporto, 22 November 2005 

 

Crocifissione

2003

Text from the Lamentations of Jeremiah (Latin /Greek)

5 minutes SSATB, 2 horns, 2 trombones

Fp DolciAure Ensemble/Willy Merz, Abbazia di Staffarda, 19 June 2004

 

Sophisms

Six short pieces for children

2003

4 minutes Solo piano

Fp Svetlana Poliakova and Taissa Cunha, Estoril, 11 November, 2003

 

Linnunlaulu

2003

12 minutes Solo Piano, Chamber Orchestra

(fl, ob, cl, hn, tpt, tbn, vnI vnII, vla, vc, cb)

Fp Elsa Silva, Orchestrutopica/Cesário Costa, Mafra,17  October 2004

 

The Dormition of the Virgin

2003

Texts from the Transitus Mariae, Matins of the Dormition and other liturgical sources

(English)

45 minutes STB soloists, choir, 2 cornetti (or trumpets), strings

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers

Fp Micaela Haslam (soprano), Robert Johnston (tenor), Steohen Charlesworth (bass),

 BBC Singers, St James Baroque/Stephen Layton, London, 21 May 2004

 

The Morning Star

2003

12 minutes Solo Double bass, string orchestra

Commissioned by Duncan Fox

Fp António Augusto Aguiar, Orquestra de Câmera de Espinho/Cesário Costa,

Salão Nobre, Casino de Espinho, 2 December 2005

 

Exaposteilarion for Pascha

2003

Text: Exaposteilarion from Paschal Matins

(Finnish or English)

2 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Orthodox Choir of the University of Joensuu/Ivan Moody, Joensuu, 22 May, 2003

 

 Wedding Troparion

2003

Text: From the Orthodox Wedding Service

(English)

3 minutes S, vl, vcl

Fp Karina Campos (sop), Paulo Egídio Klugeman (vl), Danny Secco (vc),

Igreja Ortodoxa Ucraniana de São Miguel, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, 8 November, 2003

 

Music for Diálogo das Compensadas

2003

Text: Mark 11:15

(Greek)

Total timing c.25 minutes Contralto, Treble Viol, 2 Bass Viols, Violone

Commissioned by the Fatias de Cá Theatre Company for the play Diálogo das Compensadas by João Aguiar;

Recording made by Grupo Diálogo/Ivan Moody, Lisbon, 26 February, 2003

 

Lament of Adam

2003

Text: Sikthiron at the Praises of Matins for Forgiveness Sunday

(English)

4 minutes TTBarB

Fp Choir of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection, New York City, 9 March, 2003

 

Bogoroditse Devo

2003

Text: Hymn to the Virgin

(Slavonic)

3 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp St George’s Cathedral Choir/Bogdan Djakovic, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, 14 May, 2003

 

Erimos

2003

Texts from Psalm 103, Forgiveness Sunday Vespers and the Apolytikion for Holy Ascetics

(English)

8 minutes SSAA

Fp Canty, Old St Pauls Episcipal Church, Edinburgh, 6 June, 2003

 

The Canon for Theophany

2002

Text: Canon for Matins of Holy Theophany

(English)

SSAATTBB

30 minutes

Fp Orthodox Choir of the University of Joensuu/Ivan Moody, Joensuu, 22 May, 2003

 

Isconsolada

2002

Text: Matins of Holy Friday, Sardinian devotional chant

(Greek/Sardinian)

10 minutes SSATB

Fp Winterthur Vocal Ensemble/Ivan Moody, Oberwinterthur, 13 June, 2003

 

A Lion’s Sleep

2002

Text: St Simeon Metaphrastes, translated by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Liturgy of Holy Saturday

(English/Greek)

10 minutes SSS

Fp Trio Mediaeval, Trinity College, Cambridge, 18 July, 2003

 

Lumière sans déclin

2002

11 minutes Baroque String Orchestra

Written for the Jusqu’aux Oreiiles Festival

Fp Les Voix Baroques, Montréal, Canada, 23 August 2002

 

In Paradise of Old

2002

Text: Kathisma from Matins of the Exaltation of the Cross

(English)

6 minutes SSAATTBB

Written for the Schola Cantorum of St Peter the Apostle, Chicago

Fp Schola Cantorum of St Peter the Apostle, Chicago/J. Michael Thompson, September, 2002

 

Chalice of Wisdom

2002

Text: Gospels, Matins of the Feast of St Thomas

(English/Greek)

7 minutes TTBarBB

Written for Amarcord

 

The Blessed Among Women, Weeping

A Passion Carol

2002

Text: John of Euchaita, translated by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Matins of Holy Saturday

(English/Greek)

5 minutes TTTB

Fp Red Byrd, Sheffield, 15 November 2005

 

Carol of the Magi

2001

Text: Aposticha from Vespers of the Nativity

(English/Greek)

2 minutes SSMA

Written for the Oriana Ensemble

 

Make ready, Bethlehem/Dormi Iesu

2001

Text: Apolytikion of the Preparation of the Nativity/Anonymous Christmas carol

(English/Latin)

1½ minutes SSAATBB

Fp English Chamber Choir/Guy Protheroe, London, 12th December, 2001

  

Corale per Eunice

2001

2 ½ minutes Consort of viols (Tr, Tr, T,B)

Written in memory of Eunice Brandão

 

Vecheri Tvoeya

2001

Text: Communion Hymn for Pascha

2 ½ minutes SATB

Fp Pravoslava Chamber Choir/Ivan Moody, Palácio Foz, Lisbon, 13th November, 2001

 

Lamentations of the Myrrhbearer

2001

17 minutes String Quartet

Fp Soloists of the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 10th December, 2001

 

Khárama

2001

9 minutes Piano solo

Fp Mac McClure, Córdoba, Ecuador, 31 March, 2003

 

The Prophecy of Symeon

2001

Text from the Gospels and Megalynarion for Theophany (English, Greek)

9 minutes SATTB

Commissioned by Porto 2001 Fp Grupo Vocal Olisipo,Convento de São Bento,  Oporto, 14th October 2001

 

Slova (Words)

2001

Poem by Anna Akhmatova (Russian)

2 minutes SSA

Fp Tapestry 28 October 2006, First Church Congregational,

Cambridge, MA, USA

 

The Manger

2000

Texts: Traditional carol; Kontakion for the Nativity and Compline for the Nativity (English)

4 minutes SATB

Fp English Chamber Choir/Guy Protheroe, London, 19th December 2000

 

Prayer at the Close of Day

2000

Text from the Orthodox Prayer Book (English)

4 minutes SSSSAATTBB

Written for The Tallis Scholars

 

Myron

2000

7 minutes Flute and piano

Written for João Pereira Coutinho

 

O Tower wreathed in gold

2000, rev. 2008

8 minutes Solo ‘cello 

Fp Aare Tammesalu, Tallinn, Estonia, 4 May 2008

 

The Adoration of the Lamb

2000

Text: The Book of Revelation, Trisagion (English, Greek)

10 minutes SSMSMSAATTBB

Fp The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips, Dorchester, 28th July, 2000

 

Psalm of Crowning

2000

Text: Orthodox Marriage Service (English, Greek)

6 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Cappella Romana, Tudor Singers, Seattle, 9th July, 2000

 

Canticle of Light

1999

Text: Canticle of Simeon and from Orthodox Matins of the Nativity (English)

5 minutes SSA, SSAATTBB

Fp Invocation, Horsham, 31st December, 1999

 

Polyeleos

1999

Text from Orthodox Vespers (English)

6 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London/Lionel Pike, 11th June, 2000

 

The Bright Star

1999

Text from Russian kolyadka and Great Vespers for the Nativity (English)

4 minutes SSS/SABar

Fp Choir of St Johns-Ravenscourt School, Winnipeg, Canada, 3rd December, 1999

 

The Troparion of Kassiani

1999

Text from Orthodox Matins of Holy Wednesday (English, Greek)

7 minutes SSS

Fp Trio Mediaeval, Sandefjord, Norway, 26th March, 2000

 

Cantos Mozárabes II

1999

Texts: Mozarabic jarchas (Mozarabic Spanish)

11 minutes Soprano & harpsichord

Fp Sophie Yates and Julia Gooding, Mafra Festival, October 1999

 

Anghelu

1999

8 minutes Double-bass quartet

Fp Contr’Orquestra, Teatro Garcia de Rezende, Évora, 29 June 2002

 

Apokathilosis

1999

Text from Orthodox Vespers of Holy Friday (English, Greek)

10 minutes TTBarBB

Fp Amarcord, Leipzig, 7th May, 1999

 

Edemiko

1998

Poem by Yannis Ifantis (Greek)

15 minutes Baritone & piano

Fp Thomas Bauer, Uta Hielscher, Aschaffenburg, 23rd January, 1999

 

Akathistos Hymn

1998

Text: the Akathistos Hymn (English, Greek)

95 minutes Solo T, Choir

Fp Cappella Romana/Alexander Lingas, St Philip Neri Church, Portland, OR, USA, 19th January 1999

 

Prayer for the Departed

(In memory of Brian Dennis)

1998

Text from the Orthodox Funeral service (English, Greek)

5 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London/Lionel Pike, 17th January 1999

 

Words of the Angel

1998

Text: Orthodox Easter Liturgy (English, Greek)

5 minutes SSS

Fp Trio Mediaeval, Oslo, 11th December 1998

 

Byzantine Legend

1998

Text: Anonymous Byzantine (Greek)

5 minutes Soprano, horn and piano

Written for Gabriela Canavilhas

 

Monumento (Per Frank Sinatra)

1998

Text compiled by the composer (Italian)

1 minute ATTB

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 7th August 1998

 

The Sea of Marmara

1998

5 minutes Virginals (or harpsichord)

Fp Sophie Yates, London, 23rd June, 1999

 

Pnevma

1998

15 minutes Solo recorder, string orchestra

Fp António José Carrilho, Lisbon Sinfonietta/Vasco Azevedo, Mafra Festival, 10th October 1998

 

Pasa río

1998

Poem by Rosalía de Castro (Galician)

4 minutes Contralto, bass viol

Fp Susana Diniz Moody and Kenneth Frazer, 1as Jornadas de Literatura Galega, Lisbon, 25th May 1998

 

Elegia (a la memoria de Ton de Leeuw)

1998

Text: Federico García Lorca (Spanish)

4 minutes Baritone, 2 cl, vl, vla, vcl, harp

 

To Yiasemi

1998

6 minutes Solo double-bass

Commissioned by Duncan Fox

 

Metavasis

1997

16 minutes Cl, vcl, pno

Commissioned by Gabriela Canavilhas

 

Lullaby for a Byzantine Princess

1997

Text: Greek Byzantine folksong (English)

8 minutes Soprano and string quartet

Fp Suzie Le Blanc, Quatuor Alcan, New Music Series, Vancouver, Canada, 5 June, 2003

 

 

Midnight

1997

12 minutes Clarinet quintet

Fp members of Orquestra da Câmara de Cascais e Oeiras, Palácio dos Arciprestes, Linda-a-Velha,

16 November, 2003

 

Canticum Canticorum III

1997

Texts from the Song of Songs (Greek)

4 minutes Tenor and harp

Fp John Potter and Jan Walters, Belfast, 30th April 1998

 

Evocación

1997

5 minutes Tenor recorder and percussion

Fp Sofia Norton, Pedro Castro, Lisbon, 30th June 1997

 

Canto Popolare

1997

Text: Greek folksong (Greek)

4 minutes Baritone & piano

Fp Sergio Leone and Alberto Cavalletti, Rome, 1998

 

The Meeting in the Garden

1996

Text from the Gospels and Orthodox Matins of the Resurrection (English and Greek)

8 minutes SSM-SATBarB

Fp Grupo Vocal Olissipo, Church of S. Roque, Lisbon, November 1988

 

Anakhorisis

1996

14 minutes ‘Cello & piano

 

The Sea will be born again

1996

2 minutes Solo bass viol

Fp Richard Boothby, Prokopi, Evia, Greece, 31st August 1996

 

Klama

1996

13 minutes Viola & double-bass

Fp Etelka Dudas and Duncan Fox, Viseu, Portugal, 24th February 1997

 

John in the Desert

1996

Poem by Yannis Ifantis (Greek)

10 minutes Counter-tenor, SATB, viol consort

Fp Michael Chance, choir and ensemble/Ivan Moody, Prokopi, Evia, Greece, 31st August 1996

 

In Nomine

1996

7 minutes Viol consort

Fp Fretwork, Prokopi, Evia, Greece, 31st August 1996

 

O Taphos

1996

Poem by Kostas Palamas (Greek)

20 minutes Counter-tenor , viol consort

Commissioned by Fretwork

 

Endechas y Canciones

1996

Texts: early Spanish poetry

13 minutes ATTB

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Boxgrove Priory, 6th March 1996

Recorded by the Hilliard Ensemble on ECM New Series 1614/15

 

Lamentations

1995

Texts from the Lamentations of Jeremiah and Orthodox Matins of Holy Saturday (Greek, Latin, English)

35 minutes AATTTTBB, 2 trb

Commissioned by Bruno Turner

 

Exinda

1995

3 minutes (a) Pno, vl, vla, vcl or (b) ‘Cello & piano

 

Revelation

1995

Text from the Book of Revelation and Orthodox Matins of the Last Judgement (English and Greek)

60 minutes Narrator, male chamber choir, 2 viols, 2 sackbuts, chamber organ

Fp Fr Philip Steer, Taverner Consort/Andrew Parrott, London, 23rd November 1995

 

Lamentation of the Virgin

1995

Text: mediaeval German poem and Trisagion (German, Greek, Slavonic)

13 minutes SATTBarB

Fp Singer Pur, Nuremberg, 19th May 1995

 

Le Renard et le Buste

1995

Text: La Fontaine (French)

5 minutes SATTBarB

Fp Singer Pur, Bayreuth, June 1995

Recorded by Singer Pur on Ars Musici AM 1229-2

 

Fables

1994

Chamber opera after La Fontaine (French)

25 minutes STTB soli, 2 vl, vla, 2 vcl, hps

 

Phos

1994

3 minutes Organ

Fp Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, Cambridge, 30th July 1994

 

Hymn to the Light

1994

Text: hymn from Orthodox Vespers (Slavonic)

7 minutes SATTB soli, SSAATTBB

Fp Amanda Morrison, Linda Hirst, Hilliard Ensemble, Choir/Ivan Moody, Cambridge, 30th July 1994

 

Canticum Canticorum II

1994

Texts from the Song of Songs (English)

12 minutes ATTB

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Frankfurt, 21st March 1995

 

Prayer to the Mother of God

1994

Text from the Orthodox Funeral service (Slavonic)

8 minutes Soprano & bells

Fp Sara Stowe and Matthew Spring, Purcell Room, London, 27th December 1996

 

Epitaphios

1993

20 minutes Solo ‘cello & string orchestra

Fp Raphael Wallfisch and La Camerata/Alexander Myrat, Megaron Moussikis, Athens, 21st May 1995

 

Cantos Mozárabes

1993

Texts: Mozarabic jarchas (Mozarabic Spanish)

17 minutes SATB with optional amplification

Fp Singcircle, Spitalfields Festival, London, 14th June 1995

 

Farewell

1993

17 minutes Viol consort

Fp Rose Consort of Viols, York Festival, 11th June 1996

 

Darkness: The Legend of Bluebeard

1992-93

Text by the composer after Hungarian ballad (English)

15 minutes SSATTBB

Fp I Fagiolini, Thaxted Festival, 3rd July 1993

 

Passion and Resurrection

1992

Text from the Gospels and Orthodox Holy Week services (English, Greek and Slavonic)

70 minutes STB soli, choir, tubular bells, 2 vl, vla, vcl, cb

Fp Red Byrd, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tõnu Kaljuste, Tampere, Finland, 5th June 1993

Recorded by Red Byrd and Cappella Amsterdam/Daniel Reuss on Hyperion CDA 66999

 

Vigil of the Angels

1992

25 minutes Solo viola & string orchestra

Fp Alexandre Delgado, Lisbon Sinfonietta, Lisbon, 7th June, 2002

 

Al alva venid

1992

Poem from the Cancionero del Palacio (Spanish)

6 minutes Soprano, alto, 3 viols

 

Angel of Light

1991-92

15 minutes Violin & harpsichord

Fp Menno van Delft and Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen, Engelse kerk, Amsterdam, 6th June 1992

 

Romances Gitanos

1991-92

Poems by Federico García Lorca (Spanish)

27 minutes total duration (may be performed separately)

Romance Sonámbulo Baritone & piano

Fp Nuno Vilalonga and Nicholas McNair, British Council, Lisbon, 8th January 1992

Romance de la Luna, Luna Mezzo-soprano & piano

Fp Liliana Bizineche and Nicholas McNair, Coimbra University, 10th March 1992

Romance de la Pena Negra Soprano and piano

Fp Jeanne Henny and Barry Jobling, British Council, Lisbon, 21st April 1993

 

Hymn to Christ the Saviour

1991

Text by St Clement of Alexandria (English)

17 minutes STTB, viol consort

Fp Red Byrd and the Rose Consort of Viols, St James’s, Piccadilly, London, 7th February, 1993

 

Cantigas do Mar

1991

Texts: mediaeval Galician-Portuguese

35 minutes Soprano, hurdy-gurdy and bells

Fp Sara Stowe and Matthew Spring, Tunbridge Wells, 17th February, 1993

 

Anamnisis

1990-91

Texts from Cavafy and the Orthodox Funeral Service (Greek and English)

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Hitchin, 19th August 1991

 

The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom

1990-91

Text in English, Greek and Slavonic

c. 90 minutes (may be shortened for concert use) Mixed choir

Fp Chamber Choir of Orthodox Church Music, Tallinn, 1995

 

Prayer for the Forests

1990

Poem by Alberto Caeiro/Fernando Pessoa (English or Portuguese)

5 minutes SSA (children)

1st Prize winner, Rainforest Arts for the Earth Festival 1990

Fp Tapiola Choir/Erkki Pohjola, Espoo, Finland, April 1993

 

O tebe raduetysa

1990

Text from the Divine Liturgy of St Basil (Slavonic)

4 minutes SATTBB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, St Bride’s Church, London, May 1990

 

Procession of Angels

1990

10 minutes Vl, clar, pno

Fp Gabriel Jackson Group, Edinburgh, November 1990

 

El Amor y la Sierra

1989

Poems by Anon., Lorca, Vicente, Machado (Spanish)

15 minutes SSATBarB

Fp I Fagiolini, Presteigne Festival, August 1991

 

Lament for Christ

1989

Text: early 15th century poem (Greek)

22 minutes SSAATTBB (with soli)

Fp English Chamber Choir/Guy Protheroe, QEH, London, 8th March, 2001

 

Mariposa del Aire

1989

Texts: Federico García Lorca (English translation)

20 minutes Children’s choir, SATB, chamber orchestra

Fp Burnham Music Group/Peter Dale, Burnham-on-Crouch, September 1989

 

Arkhangelos

1989

Poem by Agathius Scholasticus (Greek)

5 minutes ATTB

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Hitchin, August 1991

 

Cantigas de Amigo

1989

Poems in mediaeval Galician-Portuguese

20 minutes Alto, vl, vla, vcl

 

Miserere

1988

Text: Psalm 50 (English and Greek)

11 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Stephen Darlington, April 1990

 

Canticle of Simeon

1988

Text: troparion from Orthodox Vespers of the Meeting of the Lord (English)

5 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Choir of St Matthew’s, Northampton/Andrew Shenton, 2nd February, 1989

 

Hymn of the Transfiguration

1988

Text: troparion from Orthodox Matins of the Transfiguration (English)

8 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, Oxford, May 1988

 

Quatro Poemas de Fernando Pessoa

1988

Poems by Fernando Pessoa (Portuguese)

12 minutes Mezzo-soprano & piano

 

The Wild Swans at Coole

1988

Poem by W.B.Yeats (English)

8 minutes AATTBB

Fp Singer Pur, Cambridge, July 1995

Recorded by Singer Pur on Ars Musici AMP 5035-2

 

Dreams

1988

Poems by W.B.Yeats (English)

20 minutes Mezzo-soprano & piano

 

The Rose of the World

1987

Poem by W.B.Yeats (English)

4 minutes Baritone solo

Fp John Vergin, Porland, Oregon, USA, February 1995

 

Christmas Ikos

1987

Text from Orthodox Christmas matins (English)

3 minutes SSATTB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, London, December  1987

 

Canticle at the Parting of the Soul from the Body

1987

Text from the Orthodox Office at the Parting of the Soul from the Body (English)

7 minutes ATTB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, Russian Orthodox Cathedral, London 1987

 

Canticle of the Mother of God

1987

Text: Magnificat with Byzantine-rite troparia (Greek)

11 minutes SSAATTBB

Fp Pegasus/Richard Crossland, London, 1988

 

Russian Angels

1987

10 minutes 2 vl, s vla, 2 vcl

 

Lithuanian Songs

1986

Lithuanian folk poems (English translation)

30 minutes High soprano, chamber orchestra (fl, cl, 2 hn, str)

 

Orthodox Wedding Hymn

1986

Text from the Orthodox Service of Holy Matrimony

4 minutes SSATTB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, Little Missenden Festival, 1987

 

Two Hymns for the Office of Holy Unction

1986

Texts from the Orthodox Office of Holy Unction (English)

10 minutes SATB

Fp Voces Angelicae/Ivan Moody, St Alban’s Church, Holborn, London, 1986

 

Nunc dimittis

1986, rev, 1996

English, Slavonic or Greek

2 minutes SATB

Fp Kingston Polytechnic Chamber Choir/Peter Johnson, Worcester Cathedral, 1988

Recorded by Singer Pur on Ars Musici AMP 5035-2

 

Canciones de Amor

1985

Poems by Federico García Lorca (Spanish)

8 minutes Alto & harpsichord

 

Canticum Canticorum I

1985

Texts from the Song of Songs (Latin)

6 minutes ATTB

Fp Hilliard Ensemble, Vienna, 1987

Recorded by the Hilliard Ensemble on ECM New Series 1614/15 and by Tapestry on Telarc CD 80-486

 

Three Poems of Anna Akhmatova

1984

(Russian)

12 minutes Soprano or tenor, 2 vl, 2 vla, 2 vcl

Fp David Pafford, chamber ens./Ivan Moody, Royal Holloway College, London University, 1984

 

Three Shakespeare Songs

1983

Poems from The Tempest (English)

1. Come unto these yellow sands 2. Full fathom five 3. Where the bee sucks

7 minutes Countertenor & harpsichord

Fp Nigel Franceschi and Ivan Moody, Royal Holloway College, London University, 1983

 

Sonata

1982-3

12 minutes Harpsichord

Fp Francis Stasiak, Royal Holloway College, London University, 1983

 

Passacaglia

1982

8 minutes Harpsichord or clavichord

Fp Menno van Delft, Amsterdam, November 1989

 

 

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