Warwick Blair

Composer

Works List

lnstrumental

2018

Sound of Clay [6 composers] TBC
Visible Invisible book 1 (version 1) DJ TBC
Visible Invisible book 1 (version 2) 2 keyboards, perc, electronics & DJ TBC
Visible Invisible book 1 (version 3) 2 keyboards, perc and electronics TBC

2017

Lull (8′) cello, pno, elec
School of Velocity (version 1, [dedicated to John Rimmer] (8′) pno, elec
School of Velocity (version 2, edit for piano) (4′) pno
School of Velocity (version 3, edit for piano & electronics (beats only) (4′) pno, elec
Piano Traders (varies) any no. of pianos
Visible Invisible primary (version 1) selection of records
Visible Invisible primary (version 2) DJ (varies)
Visible Invisible primary (version 3) performers, DJ (varies)
Visible Invisible primary (version 4) performers (varies)
Visible Invisible book 2 (version 1) DJ (146′)
Visible Invisible book 2 (version 2) voice, DJ (146′)
Visible Invisible book 2 (version 3) voice (varies)

2016

Multitrack (5′) [Warwick Blair & Rupert Carey] 10 turntables
Feet of Clay [Kingston University] 3 group pieces

2015

Melusine (version 1) (2015) (28′) sop, orch, elec
Melusine (version 2) (2015) (28′) sop, elec

2014
Etuden (21′) [dedicated to Gilius van Bergeijk] sop, pno, elec

2013
Lieder (smooth version) (41′) baritone, pno, elec

2013
Electric (aka State of Being) (88′) solo voice (S, Mezzo, 2 Baritone), wind (picc/fl/ten sax/bar sax), fret (kalimba/oud/mand/acgt/elgt), kyb (org/bskyb/elecpno/hpschrd), perc, elec

2009
Stars (24 hours) female voice, elec

2006
Accordion (51′) female voice, male voice, tru, marimba, 3 perc, harp, elecgt, pno, bskyb or bsgt, elec

2003
Improvised Performance Warwick Blair & Stephen Small

1990
Call (04′) orch (2+1 2 2 2+1/4 2 3 1/timp 2 perc/str)
Group Piece Rangitoto College any no.

1989
Pinapi e Meangiti: The Good Seeds Are So Small (22′) orch (2 0 2 0 1 sax/0 1 2 0/2 perc bsgt SSAATB soloists 2 kyb/str 4tet) text Cook Is.

1987
Encore fl, cl, vn, pno
Etude in 2 movs (07′) orch (2+2 2 2 2/2 1 1 1 btro or tub/perc pno/str)
Finale (07′) pno, elec sounds
Out Loud SAT soloists & SSAATTBB choir

1986
Opening/Closing 3 tro, tub
Quiet Piece (02′) perc
Peace (varies) any no.
Without (17′) str. orch text Spencer
6 Little Piano Pieces Op. 19 by Schoenberg (07′) orch (2+1 2 2+1 2/2 1 3 0/2 perc harp/str)
Lie With Me (09′) S solo & optional glock text Beer

 

1985
Group Piece 1985 Cambridge any no.
Euphoria (10′) 5 perc
We Are Us school Piece (03′) S solo, SAATTBB choir text Haiku
A Corruption of Innocence (13′) cl, elec sounds text Thomas
Ambience (varies) any no.
Natyam (17′) T solo, fl, cello, pno, perc text Sanskrit
Evening (06′) A solo, fl, pno, db, 2 perc text Staff

1984
Epitaph for 1984″ 4 vocal groups text Orwell
Group Piece Cambridge
What Is Cambridge All About? (varies) 6 perf
Rising/Falling (varies) 2 tru, 2 tro, 2 perc
Symphony 1″ (08′) vn, va, pno
Symphony 2″ (06′) A solo, cello text Sanskrit
Contrast of Metre ob, cl
Motor Rhythm xylo, 2 pno
Plainsong and Isorhythm vn, tru, pno
3 Short Pieces pno
Fanfare 2 tru
Melody fl
Continue pno
Piece vn
We (03′) amplified voice & cymbal, elgt
-phony orch (4+1 3 4+1 3+1/4 3 3 1/4 perc/str 10 10 8 8 6)
Mozart Is Dead (varies) any no.
Poem (03′) B solo & tamtam, 4 perc, 1 db text Sanskrit

1983
3 Variations fl, pno
Rain Chant (04′) SSAATTBB choir
Work For Douglas (11′) 2 vn, pno
M.A. fl

1982
Tunnel Beach A solo, ob, tro, vn, 1 perc, choir, 1 kyb, str, elec sounds text Baxter
Phylo/sophic Statement (varies) any no.
Te Awamutu Primary School Song voice, pno
Their Freckles Tell Us Stories ob, elec sounds text Cruz

1981
The Sea A solo, pno text Dallas
Nativity espressivo (02′) A solo, SATB choir text Sasson

1980
Spring Haze an Air in 2 movs (07′) pno
Prelude pno

1979
Satirical Games a March vn, pno
The Sea S solo, pno text Dallas

 

Electronic

2015
Harp from Accordion (Edmund Spacek remix 1) (2′)
Harp from Accordion (Edmund Spacek remix 2) (4′)

2013
Lieder (rough version) (25′)

1998
Electric Karen Walker fashion show (07′)

1996
Begin mini album by glory box [Warwick Blair & Sara Parry]

1987
Distanced (15′)
UPIC (02′)

1986
3 Variations on Ross Careys Piece for Piano Solo (04′)
Big Jesus Trash Can (03′)
Across (12′)

1985
Rain for film (05′)
Variations on Freds Tune from Bachs Musical Offering (10′)
Dream State (15′)

1984
The Party Is (02′)
Vox (04′)