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AFTERTHOUGHTS 1
AFTERTHOUGHTS 2
ANAKTORIA
ARABESQUE
ARCANA
ARCTIC DREAMS 1 - 4
ATONEMENT
BURIAL GROUND
BYZANTIUM
COMING TO
CONFESSIONAL
CONSTANTINOPLE
CREDO
CRUCIFIX
DE ANGELIS
DEPARTURES
DYSTOPIA
EASTER KONTAKION
EQUIVOQUE
EROTIKOS LOGOS
EVERLASTING LIGHT
EXTREME UNCTION
FAREWELL TO BACH
FERTILITY RITES
FOOTPRINTS IN NEW SNOW
FOUR RITUALS
FOUR SONGS ON POEMS BY ELIZABETH BISHOP
FROM THE BOOK OF JOB
FROM THE SONG OF SONGS
FROM THE VANISHING GARDENS OF EDEN
GOING HOME STAR: TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
HEIRMOS
IN THE FIRE OF CONFLICT
K627: CONCERTO FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA
KYRIE
LAMENTO
LAZY AFTERNOONS BY THE LAKE
LIGHT (ARCTIC DREAMS 2 - 4)
LIGHT FROM THE CROSS
MELISMA
MIRAGE?
MODULATIONS 1
MYSTERION XENON
MYSTICAL VISITATIONS
NADIR
NIGHT SKY
OF THREADS AND LABYRINTHS
Okiatsâsiujut
ORBITING GARDEN
OVERSCRIPT
PARLOR MUSIC
PAVILLONS EN L'AIR
PHOSPHORUS
PSALM 91
PYRRICHEAN DANCES
REBIRTH
REDEMPTION: BOOK 1
REDEMPTION: BOOK 3
SEPULCHER OF LIFE
STRING QUARTET NO. 1 (THE AWAKENING)
STRING QUARTET NO. 2 (THE GATHERING)
STRING QUARTET NO. 3 (THE QUESTIONING)
STYLUS
SYMBOL OF FAITH
SYN-PHONIA (MIGRATION PATTERNS)
TELLURIC DANCES
THE GO(u)LDBERG VARIATIONS
TETRAGRAMMATON
THE BIRTH OF VENUS
THE IDEA OF CANADA
THE ISLE IS FULL OF NOISES
THE LAW OF ONE
THE MEGA4 META4
THE TEMPTATION OF ST. ANTHONY
THE TROPARION OF KASSIANI
THREE SONGS ON POEMS BY SAPPHO
THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY
THUNDER DRUM
TONGUES OF FIRE
WATER
WINTER SOLSTICE
WORMWOOD
ZEITGEIST

COMPOSITIONS LISTED IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

Night Sky. 2017. for violin and 5-octave marimba. Duration 3:30.

SYN-PHONIA (Migration Patterns). 2016. For Inuit throat singer, Arabic vocalist, orchestra and Suround-Sound audio playback. (Orchestra: 1 piccolo. 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, timpani, 3 percussion, 1 harp, 1 celesta / MIDI keyboard, full string orchestra.). Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Duration: 40 minutes.

Thunder Drum. 2016. For orchestra and audio playback. Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassons, 2 French horns, 2 trumpets 1 trombone, timpani, 1 percussion, 1 MIDI keyboard, strings (minimum: 4, 4, 3, 3, 1). Co-commissioned by the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Nova Scotia with financial assistance from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 20 minutes.

Phosphorus. 2015. For five-octave marimba and audio playback. 8:10 minutes.

GOING HOME STAR: Truth and Reconciliation. 2014. Ballet score in two acts for native singers (Tanya Tagaq, Steve Wood & The Northern Cree Singers), orchestra (2,2,2,2— 4, 3, 3, 1—hrp, keyboard, timp., 3 perc.—strings) and electronics. Commissioned by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet under the auspices of the Canadian Truth and Reconcilliation Commission. Duration: 100 minutes.

String Quartet No. 3 (The Questioning), 2013. Commissioned by the Afiara String Quartet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 25 minutes.

The Isle is Full of Noises, 2013 (Revised 2014). For orchestra (1 piccolo. 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, 1 harp, 1 celesta, full string orchestra.) 2013. Commissioned by l' Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Duration: 13 minutes. 

Atonement, 2012. For violoncello and piano. Commissioned by the Women's Musical Club of Toronto for cellist Yegor Dyachkov and pianist Jean Saulnier. Duration: 13 minutes.

 Redemption: Book 3, 2012. For orchestra: 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombone, 1 bass trombone, tuba, 4 percussion, timpani (1 player), keyboards (celeste, piano—1 player), strings (14, 12, 10, 10, 8). Commissioned by The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for the 2013 Winnipeg New Music Festival. Duriation: 30 minutes.

 Lamento, 2012. For pop contralto and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 French horns, 2 Trumpets, 1 trombone 1 tuba, 1 harp, 3 percussion, timpani, and strings). 2012. Commissioned by CBC Radio for Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia. Texts by the composer. Duration: 24 minutes.

 Mysterion Xenon, 2011. For SATB choir. Commissioned by the Association for Canadian Choral Communities (ACCC) for the 2012 National Youth Choir of Canada. Duration: 5 minutes.

 Modulations, 2011. For two vibraphones and two marimbas. Commissioned by TorQ percussion quartet. Duration: 21 minutes

 Departures, 2011. Concerto for flute and string orchestra. Duration 30 minutes.

 Okiatsâsiujut, 2011. For women's choir. Commissioned by the Lady Cove Women's Choir. Texts by Josephina Kallio. Duration: 4 minutes.

 Extreme Unction, 2011. For bass clarinet and string orchestra. Commissioned by Sinfonia Toronto for Jeff Reilly with financial support from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 10 minutes.

 Four Songs on Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, 2010. For soprano and chamber orchestra (1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 harp, strings: 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass, or string orchestra) 2010. Commissioned by Suzie LeBlanc with funds from Suzie LeBlanc, John Barnstead and the Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia. Duration 22 minutes.

 Credo, 2010. for baritone, two or three background male vocalists and orchestra (1 flute, 1 flute/piccolo, 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 1 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 4 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 8, 6, 4, 4, 2 (or more). Text: The Nicene Creed (in Hellenistic Greek). Commissioned by the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, Roslyn Heights, New York for baritone George Dalaras. Duration 10:30 minutes.

 Symbol of Faith, 2009. for baritone and piano. Text: The Nicene Creed (in Greek). Duration 9 minutes.

 Dystopia 2009. For solo violin. Composed for and premiered by Hillary Hahn. Duration: 4:00 minutes.

 Coming To 2009. For violin and piano. Commissioned by Hillary Hahn. Duration 3:20 minutes.

 Anaktoria. 1990 (rev. 2009) for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, viola, cello, piano. Duration 6:30 minutes.

 Redemption: Book 1. 2009  for string quartet and chamber orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd flute doubling on piccolo), 2 oboes (2d oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets (2nd clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd bassoon doubling on contrabassoon), 2 French horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone,  1 percussion, strings (6, 5, 4, 4, 2). Commissioned by CityMusic Cleveland for the Pacifica Quartet and the CityMusic orchestra with funds from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and Drs. Ali and Sawsan Alhaddad. 2009. Duration: 36 minutes.

 Mirage?. 2009. For vibraphone, cloud gongs (one soloist) and string orchestra. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for Dame Evelyn Glennie and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Duriation: 12 minutes. 

 Arabesque. 2009. For solo violin, piano and string orchestra (minimum: 1, 2, 2, 1, 1). Commissioned by Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà. Duration: 26 minutes.

 In the Fire of Conflict. 2008. For marimba and audio playback (4.1 SurroudSound on Audio DVD and/or Stereo on CD). Texts in English by Steve Henry. Duriation: 10 minutes.

 In the Fire of Conflict. 2008. For cello, percussion and audio playback (4.1 SurroudSound on Audio DVD and/or Stereo on CD). Commissioned by Toronto Summer Music. Texts in English by Steve Henry. Duriation: 10 minutes.

 Psalm 91. 2008. For SATB choir and and harp. Commissioned by the Elmer Iseler Singers and the Vancouver Chamber Choir. Texts in English. Duriation: 14 minutes. 

 From the Song of Songs. 2008. For Arabic singer (alto), tenor, oud, string quintet (or small string orchestra), harpsichord, and SATB choir. Commissioned by the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Duriation: 18 minutes.

 WATER. 2008. For three of more children's choirs, Celtic fiddle and Irish bouzouki. Commissioned by the Shallaway—Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus for Songbridge 2008 with funds from the Canada Council for the Arts and the choir. Based on Newfoundland folk dance songs by Emile Benoit. Duration: 8:30.

 Afterthoughts 2. 2007. For flute, vibraphone and piano. Duration 7 minutes.

 Lazy Afternoons by the Lake. 2007. For clarinet, marimba and piano. Duration 7 minutes.

 Easter Kontakion. 2007. For SATB choir and organ. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for their 2007 Easter Celebration. Duration: 5 minutes.

Tongues of Fire. 2007. For percussion and orchestra: 2 flutes (second flute doubling on piccolo), 2 oboes (second oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets in B-flat (first clarinet doubling on clarinet in E-flat, second clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 (or 8 or 12) French horns in F, 2 trumpets in B-flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 4 orchestral percussion, strings: min. 8, 7, 6, 6, 4. Commissioned by the Scotia Festival of Music with partial support from the Canada Council for the Arts. Title of movements: (1) In Darkness and Fear, (2) Eternity's Heartbeat, (3) Of This World, (4) To the Ends of the Earth. 40 minutes.

Mystical Visitations. 2006. For Arabic vocalist (alto) two backup female vocalists, wind player (bamboo flutes, saxophone), fiddle (with live processing), oud, guitar, electric bass and two percussion. A set of songs on texts by the composer. 30 minutes (with future expansion planned)

 Rebirth. 2006. For viola and orchestra (2 flute, 1 piccolo, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 2 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 2 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 5 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 16, 14, 10, 10, 8). 15 minutes.

 Wormwood. 2005. For bass baritone, child soprano, rap singer, violin, cello, piano and mixed choir(s). Commissioned by the Gryphon Trio with funds from the Ontario Arts Council, the Laidlaw Foundation and the Children of Chornobyl. Texts in English from The Book of Revelation and by the composer. In nine movements. 45 minutes.

 Through a Glass Darkly. 2005. For solo piano. For Jennifer Lim. 10:15 minutes.

 Telluric Dances. 2005. For oboe and orchestra (1 flute, 1 piccolo, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 3 French horns in F, 2 trumpets in B-flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 3 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 8, 6, 4, 4, 2 or more). Commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia for Suzanne Lemieux and by Joseph Salvalaggio with funds from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 29 minutes.

 Cruel Elegance. 2004. For string quartet.Duration 4:30 minutes.

Winter Solstice: Concerto for French Horn and String Orchestra. 2004. String orchestra size: 8 (or 16), 6 (or 12), 4 (or 8), 4 (or 8), 2 (or 4). Commissioned by The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for Jamie Sommerville and the CBC Radio Orchestra. 30 minutes.

 Four Rituals for Percussion Quintet, Choir and Audience. 2004. Commissioned by the percussion group NEXUS with funds from the Laidlaw Foundation (Canada). Duration: 23 - 30 minutes.

 Parlor Music. 2004. For vibraphone, clarinet, cello, piano. Requested by percussionist Beverley Johnston and the Amici Ensemble (Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; Patricia Parr, piano). Duration: 7:00 minutes.

 Christos Anesti. 2004. For alto, Middle-Eastern singer (alto) and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 French horns, 1 tuba, 1 harp, three percussion, strings ((8, 8, 6, 6, 3). Based on the Greek Orthodox Easter chant by the same title. Christos Anesti is an adaptation of Creeds, the opening movement of Constantinople and was created to be programmed together with Sepulcher of Life. Duration: 6:30 minutes.

 The Troparion of Kassiani. 2004. For soprano and SATB choir. Texts by Kassia (c. 810 — before 867) from the Greek Orthodox hymnology of the Holy Week (in Byzantine Greek). Commissioned by The Byzantine Festival in London  for Patricia Rozario and the English Chamber Choir with funds from the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation. Duration: 24 minutes.

 Sepulcher of Life. 2004. For soprano, Middle-Eastern singer (alto) SATB choir and symphony orchestra: flute, piccolo, 2 oboe (2d oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets in B flat (2d clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, four French horns in F, two trumpets in B flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, harp, three percussion, strings (8, 8, 6, 6, 3 or more). Texts from the Greek Orthodox hymnology of Good Friday (in Byzantine Greek) and by the composer (in English). Commissioned by The Vancouver Bach Choir, the Richard Eaton Singers (Edmonton), the Ottawa Choral Society and the St. Lawrence Choir (Montreal) with funds by the Canada Council for the Arts and by the choirs. In four movements played without interruption. Duration: 30 minutes.

K 627: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F Major in the Spirit of W. A. Mozart 2003. For solo piano, two flutes, two oboes, two bassoons, two French horns, timpani and string orchestra (6,5,5,4,2). 30 minutes.

LIGHT (Arctic Dreams 2). 2003. For multiple children's choirs (or single children's choir), flute, vibraphone, and digital audio playback. 10:30 minutes.

Light from the Cross. 2002. For mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B flat, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 harp, 1 percussion, strings: 6-12, 4-8, 4-8, 3-6, 2-4.) and (optional) SATB chorus. Texts from hymns of the Holy Week in Armenian. Commissioned by The Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America for Isabel Bayrakdarian. 50 minutes.

Arctic Dreams 1. 2002. For flute, vibraphone, tape and optional child soprano. 9 minutes.

Afterthoughts 1. 2002. For violin, cello and piano. 6 minutes.

Pyrrichean Dances, 2001. For viola, percussion and string orchestra. Commissioned by Rivka Golani and Beverley Johnston, with funds from the Ontario Arts Council, the Laidlaw Foundation and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 33 minutes.

From the Book of Job, 2001. For soprano and large orchestra (Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., Eng. Hn., 2 Cl. in Bflat, B.Cl., 2 Bsn., 1 C.Bsn., 4 Hn., 3 Trp. in C, 2 Ten. Trb., 1 B. Trb., Tuba, 4 Perc., Hrp., Celeste, Strings (16, 14 ,12, 10, 8)). Based on texts from the Book of Job and by the composer. From the Book of Job is an orchestral setting of Tetragrammaton, an earlier work for soprano and tape. 13 minutes.

Constantinople, 2000. A multimedia work for mezzo-soprano, Middle Eastern singer (alto) violin, violoncello, piano and electronic audio and visual media. Commissioned by the Gryphon Trio with grants from Music Canada 2000 with financial support from Woodlawn and the Laidlaw Foundations. 78 minutes.

Everlasting Light, 1999. For countertenor, tenor, baritone, SATB choir, percussion (5-octave marimba, bells) and crystal glasses. Commissioned by Music Canada 2000 for the Elmer Iseler Singers and Beverley Johnston with financial support form the Julie-Jiggs Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts. 30 minutes.

String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering), 1999. Commissioned by the St. Lawrence Quartet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 35 minutes.

De Angelis, 1999. For mezzo soprano, three altos, SATB choir and drone. Based on the antiphone ‘O gloriosissimi lux vivens angeli’ by Hildegard of Bingen. Texts in Latin by Hildegard of Bingen. Commissioned by the Toronto Chamber Choir with grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. 26 minutes.

Viderunt Omnes, 1998. For radio. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the Millennium Project of the European Broadcasting Union. 6 minutes.

Farewell to Bach, 1998. For baroque orchestra (2 solo violins, flute, alto recorder, oboe, oboe d' amore, bassoon, strings and harpsichord). Also for two solo violins and modern chamber orchestra (flute, alto recorder, oboe, english horn, basson, strings (4, 4, 3, 2, 1)). 17 minutes.

Kyrie, 1997. For soprano, countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass, 2 SATB choirs, 2 double basses, 2 percussion and organ. Commissioned by the Bach Elgar Choir with grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Laidlaw Foundation. 70 minutes.

Confessional, 1997. For violoncello and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 French horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 harp, 2 percussion, strings: 8, 7, 6, 6, 2.) Commissioned by Shauna Rolston with funds from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. 18 minutes.

Fertility Rites, 1997. For five-octave marimba and tape. Commissioned by Beverley Johnston with funds from the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. 13 minutes.

Zeitgeist, 1996. For string orhcestra (12, 10, 8, 8, 4 or 6, 5, 4, 4, 2). 14 minutes.

Footprints in New Snow, 1996.
a radio documentary/composition. Commissioned by Keith Horner with grants from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Ontario Arts Council. Winner of the Prix Italia 1996. Special Prize, Radio Music Category. 38 minutes.

Melisma, 1995
for clarinet and drone. Commissioned by Jean-Guy Boisvert with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 20 minutes.

Tetragrammaton, 1995
for soprano and tape. Commissioned by Anne-Marie Donovan with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Based on texts from the Book of Job edited by the composer. 12 minutes.

Heirmos, 1994
for oboe d' amore, SATB choir, violin, violoncello, harp and percussion (vibraphone & bass drum). Commissioned by Soundstreams Canada with a grant from the Canada Council. liturgical texts in Byzantine Greek. 24 minutes.

String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening) 1994
for string quartet and tape. Commissioned by the Smith Quartet with a grant from the Canada Council and the London Arts Board (UK). 21 minutes.

Of Threads and Labyrinths, 1994
for oboe, harp and tape. Commissioned by Soundstreams Canada for Lawrence Cherney and Erica Goodman with a Grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 15 minutes.

Three Songs on poems by Sappho, 1993
for countertenor, clarinet, viola, cello and piano. Funded by the Grants to Composers program of the Toronto Arts Council. Texts in classical Greek by Sappho. 25 minutes.

 Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, 1993
for solo flute, oboe, bassoon, harpsichord and string orchestra. Commissioned by ConAccord Canada for Robert Aitken with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 35 minutes.

Burial Ground (In Memoriam: Chari Polatos), 1993
for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn and bassoon). Commissioned by the Fifth Species woodwind quintet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 25 minutes.

The Gouldberg Variations, 1992
for MIDI piano (played by a computer), flute (piccolo), oboe, 2 clarinets (bass clarinet), bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion (1 player), piano, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass. Based on Glenn Gould's recordings of Bach's Goldberg Variations. Commissioned by Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne with grants from the Canada Council and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. In collaboration with computer software developer Ernest Cholakis. 27 minutes.

The Idea of Canada, 1992
Radio piece realized in collaboration with current affairs producer Steve Wadhams, and sound engineers Rod Crocker and Laurence Stevenson. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the occasion of the CBC Glenn Gould Week. 7 minutes.

From the Vanishing Gardens of Eden, 1992
for twelve violas and tape. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the viola section of the Toronto Symphony 13 minutes.

Erotikos Logos, 1991
six songs for countertenor, clarinet, viola, cello and piano. Texts in Greek by George Seferis. Winner of the 1996 Jules Leger Prize for New Chamber Music. 22 minutes.

Byzantium, 1991
for oboe and tape. The centrepiece of a trilogy of Bharatha Natyam dance scores collectively titled New Cities/Ancient Lands. Commissioned by The Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company with a grant from the Arts Council of Great Britain. 24 minutes.

  Mortiferum Fel, 1985-1990
for accordion, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, percussion, and string quartet. A palimpsest on Contrapunctus III from The Art of the Fugue by J. S. Bach. (Formerly the middle movement of Spring Equinox). Commissioned by Arraymusic for the BACH-300 festival in Toronto. 17 minutes.

Stylus, 1990
for three or four instruments. A palimpsest on Contrapunctus VII from The Art of the Fugue by J. S. Bach. Commissioned by Peter Hannan, Douglas Perry and Joseph Petric with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 8 minutes.

The Birth of Venus, 1990
for double bass and tape. Commissioned by Robert Black with a grant from the Canada Council. 18 minutes.

The Mega4 Meta4, 1990
for viola and tape. Fifth piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by Douglas Perry with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 15 minutes.

Dithyros Dithyrambos, 1989
for two recorders (one player). Commissioned by Peter Hannan with a grant from the Canada Council. 8 minutes.

Prisma, 1989
for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano and percussion. Commissioned by the Athens Festival, '89. 10 minutes.

Pavillons En l' Air, 1989
for tuba, percussion and tape (also a different version for double-bass, percussion and tape). Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for Scott Irvine and Beverley Johnston. 13 minutes.

Orbiting Garden, 1989
for piano (or, alternatively, for MIDI piano or amplified harpsichord) and tape. Second piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by the Music Gallery for Anthony de Mare with a grant from the Canada Council. Also for accordion and tape (1991). Accordion version commissioned by ConAccord Canada for Joseph Petric with a grant from the Laidlaw Foundation. 15 minutes.

Crucifix, 1988
for Byzantine cantor and tape. Fourth piece of the Earthrise cycle. Text from the Byzantine Crucifixus. 17 minutes.

Nadir, 1988
for recorder (or flute), viola and tape. First piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by the Canadian Electronic Ensemble for Peter Hannan and Rivka Golani, with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 7 minutes.

The Temptation of St. Anthony, 1987
for tape. Commissioned by the Second Patras International Festival. 10 minutes.

Embroidered, 1987
for soprano, tenor, flute, clarinet, guitar, piano, percussion, violin, cello and double bass. Commissioned by the Greek National Radio and Television Network. Text in Greek (public domain). 10 minutes.for tape. Third piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by the Second Patras International Festival. 10 minutes,.

On Cerebral Dominance, 1987
for flute, violin, viola, bass clarinet, piano and vibraphone. 7 minutes.

Salutations, 1986
for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus and orchestra. Text in Greek by the Byzantine poet Romanos Melodos and by the composer. Commissioned by the City of Heracleion, Crete. 25 minutes.

Beyond the Pillars of Hercules, 1985
for orchestra. Original chamber version commissioned by the Minister of State for Multiculturalism. 14 minutes.

  Omen, 1985
for flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, french horn, trombone, piano, 2 percussion, and string orchestra. Commissioned by the City of Heracleion, Crete. 12 minutes.

Equivoque, 1985
for accordion and tape. Based on J. S . Bach's The Art of the Fugue. Commissioned by Joseph Petric. 6 minutes.

Spring Equinox, 1985
for flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, french horn, trombone, piano, percussion, strings and electronics. Commissioned by the Arraymusic ensemble for the BACH 300 Festival in Toronto. Based on J. S . Bach's The Art of the Fugue. 30 minutes. No longer available for performance. The middle movement under the title Mortiferum Fel now exists as a composition for accordion and chamber orchestra.

Arcana, 1983
for mezzo soprano, clarinet, viola, cello, piano and percussion. Texts in English by Gwendolyn MacEwen. Commissioned by Arraymusic with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 25 minutes.

  The Law of One, 1981
for harp, 2 pianos, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 double basses, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 trombones and 2 choirs positioned antiphonally. 1 hour, 16 minutes.

Erevos, 1979
for live and prerecorded (16 tracks) oboe. Commissioned by Nora Post. 37 minutes.

Cain, 1978
for flute and percussion. Commissioned by Robert Dick and Jan Williams. 20 minutes.

Aztlan, 1978
for oboe and harp. Commissioned by Nora Post. 22 minutes.

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ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
(WITH OR WITHOUT SOLOISTS AND/OR ELECTRONICS)

SYN-PHONIA (Migration Patterns). 2016. For Inuit throat singer, Arabic vocalist, orchestra and Suround-Sound audio playback. (Orchestra: 1 piccolo. 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, timpani, 3 percussion, 1 harp, 1 celesta / MIDI keyboard, full string orchestra.) 2016. Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Duration: 40 minutes.

Thunder Drum. 2016. For orchestra and audio playback. Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassons, 2 French horns, 2 trumpets 1 trombone, timpani, 1 percussion, 1 MIDI keyboard, strings (minimum: 4, 4, 3, 3, 1). Co-commissioned by the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Nova Scotia with financial assistance from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 20 minutes.

GOING HOME STAR: Truth and Reconciliation. 2014. Ballet score in two acts for native singers (Tanya Tagaq, Steve Wood & The Northern Cree Singers), orchestra (2,2,2,2— 4, 3, 3, 1—hrp, keyboard, timp., 3 perc.—strings) and electronics. Commissioned by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet under the auspices of the Canadian Truth and Reconcilliation Commission. Duration: 100 minutes.

The Isle is Full of Noises, 2013. For orchestra (1 piccolo. 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, 1 harp, 1 celesta, full string orchestra.) 2013. Commissioned by l' Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Duration: 13 minutes. 

 Redemption: Book 3, 2012. For orchestra: 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombone, 1 bass trombone, tuba, 4 percussion, timpani (1 player), keyboards (celeste, piano—1 player), strings (14, 12, 10, 10, 8). Commissioned by The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for the 2013 Winnipeg New Music Festival. Duriation: 30 minutes.

 Lamento, 2012. For pop contralto and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 French horns, 2 Trumpets, 1 trombone 1 tuba, 1 harp, 3 percussion, timpani, and strings). 2012. Commissioned by CBC Radio for Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia. Texts by the composer. Duration: 24 minutes.

 Departures, 2011. Concerto for flute and string orchestra. Duration 30 minutes.

 Extreme Unction, 2011. For bass clarinet and string orchestra. Commissioned by Sinfonia Toronto for Jeff Reilly with financial support from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 10 minutes.

 Four Songs on Poems by Elizabeth Bishop, 2010. for soprano and chamber orchestra (1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 harp, strings: 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass, or string orchestra) 2010. Commissioned by Suzie LeBlanc with funds from Suzie LeBlanc, John Barnstead and the Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia. Duration 22 minutes.

 Credo, 2010. for baritone, two or three background male vocalists and orchestra (1 flute, 1 flute/piccolo, 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 1 tenor trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 4 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 8, 6, 4, 4, 2 (or more). Text: The Nicene Creed (in Hellenistic Greek). Commissioned by the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, Roslyn Heights, New York for baritone George Dalaras. Duration 10:30 minutes.

 Redemption: Book 1. 2009  for string quartet and chamber orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd flute doubling on piccolo), 2 oboes (2d oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets (2nd clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd bassoon doubling on contrabassoon), 2 French horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone,  1 percussion, strings (6, 5, 4, 4, 2). Commissioned by CityMusic Cleveland for the Pacifica Quartet and the CityMusic chamber orchestra with funds from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Duration: 35 minutes.

 Mirage?. 2009. For vibraphone, cloud gongs (one soloist) and string orchestra. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for Dame Evelyn Glennie and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Duriation: 12 minutes. 

Tongues of Fire. 2007. For percussion and orchestra: 2 flutes, (second flute doubling on piccolo), 2 oboes (second oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets in B-flat (first clarinet doubling on clarinet in E-flat, second clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 (or 8 or 12) French horns in F, 2 trumpets in B-flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 4 orchestral percussion, strings: 8, 7, 6, 6, 4). Commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia with partial support from the Canada Council for the Arts. Title of movements: (1) In Darkness and Fear, (2) Eternity's Heartbeat, (3) Of This World, (4) To the Ends of the Earth. 33 minutes.

 Rebirth. 2006. For viola and orchestra (2 flute, 1 piccolo, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 2 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 French horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 2 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 5 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 16, 14, 10, 10, 8). 15 minutes.

 Telluric Dances. 2005. For oboe and orchestra (1 flute, 1 piccolo, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B-flat, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 3 French horns in F, 2 trumpets in B-flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 3 percussion, 1 harp, strings: 8, 6, 4, 4, 2 or more). Commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia for Suzanne Lemieux and by Joseph Salvalaggio with funds from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 29 minutes.

Winter Solstice: Concerto for French Horn and String Orchestra. 2004. String orchestra size: 8 (or 16), 6 (or 12), 4 (or 8), 4 (or 8), 2 (or 4). Commissioned by The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for Jamie Sommerville and the CBC Radio Orchestra. 30 minutes.

 Christos Anesti. 2004. For alto, Middle-Eastern singer (alto) and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 French horns, 1 tuba, 1 harp, three percussion, strings ((8, 8, 6, 6, 3). Based on the Greek Orthodox Easter chant by the same title. Christos Anesti is an adaptation of Creeds, the opening movement of Constantinople and was created to be programmed together with Sepulcher of Life. Duration: 6:30 minutes.

 Sepulcher of Life. 2004. For soprano, Middle-Eastern singer (alto) SATB choir and symphony orchestra: flute, piccolo, 2 oboe (2d oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets in B flat (2d clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, four French horns in F, two trumpets in B flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, harp, three percussion, strings (8, 8, 6, 6, 3 or more). Texts from the Greek Orthodox hymnology of Good Friday (in Byzantine Greek) and by the composer (in English). Commissioned by The Vancouver Bach Choir, the Richard Eaton Singers (Edmonton), the Ottawa Choral Society and the St. Lawrence Choir (Montreal) with funds by the Canada Council for the Arts and by the choirs. In four movements played without interruption. Duration: 30 minutes.

K 627: Concereto for Piano and Orchestra in F Major in the Spirit of W. A. Mozart 2003. For solo piano, two flutes, two oboes, two bassoons, two French horns, timpani and string orchestra (6,5,5,4,2). 30 minutes.

Light from the Cross. 2002. For mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet in B flat, 1 bassoon, 1 French horn, 1 harp, 1 percussion, strings: 6-12, 4-8, 4-8, 3-6, 2-4.) and (optional) SATB chorus. Texts from hymns of the Holy Week in Armenian. Commissioned by The Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America for Isabel Bayrakdarian. 50 minutes.

Pyrrichean Dances, 2001. For viola, percussion and string orchestra. Commissioned by Rivka Golani and Beverley Johnston, with funds from the Ontario Arts Council, the Laidlaw Foundation and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 33 minutes.

From the Book of Job, 2001. For soprano and large orchestra (Picc., 2 Fl., 2 Ob., Eng. Hn., 2 Cl. in Bflat, B.Cl., 2 Bsn., 1 C.Bsn., 4 Hn., 3 Trp. in C, 2 Ten. Trb., 1 B. Trb., Tuba, 4 Perc., Hrp., Celeste, Strings (16, 14 ,12, 10, 8)). Based on texts from the Book of Job and by the composer. From the Book of Job is an orchestral setting of Tetragrammaton, an earlier work for soprano and tape. 13 minutes.

Farewell to Bach, 1998. For baroque orchestra (2 solo violins, flute, alto recorder, oboe, oboe d' amore, bassoon, strings and harpsichord). Also for two solo violins and modern chamber orchestra (flute, alto recorder, oboe, english horn, basson, strings (4, 4, 3, 2, 1)). 17 minutes.

Confessional, 1997. For violoncello and orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 French horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 harp, 2 percussion, strings: 8, 7, 6, 6, 2.) Commissioned by Shauna Rolston with funds from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. 18 minutes.

Zeitgeist, 1996. For string orhcestra (12, 10, 8, 8, 4 or 6, 5, 4, 4, 2). 14 minutes.

 Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, 1993
for solo flute, oboe, bassoon, harpsichord and string orchestra. Commissioned by ConAccord Canada for Robert Aitken with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 35 minutes.

The Gouldberg Variations, 1992
for MIDI piano (played by a computer), flute (piccolo), oboe, 2 clarinets (bass clarinet), bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion (1 player), piano, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass. Based on Glenn Gould's recordings of Bach's Goldberg Variations. Commissioned by Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne with grants from the Canada Council and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. In collaboration with computer software developer Ernest Cholakis. 27 minutes.

  Mortiferum Fel, 1985-1990
for accordion, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, percussion, and string quartet. A palimpsest on Contrapunctus III from The Art of the Fugue by J. S. Bach. (Formerly the middle movement of Spring Equinox). Commissioned by Arraymusic for the BACH-300 festival in Toronto. 17 minutes.

  Omen, 1985
for flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, french horn, trombone, piano, 2 percussion, and string orchestra. Commissioned by the City of Heracleion, Crete. 12 minutes.

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CHORAL MUSIC
(WITH OR WITHOUT SOLOISTS OR INSTRUMENTS)

 Mysterion Xenon, 2011. For SATB choir. Commissioned by the Association for Canadian Choral Communities (ACCC) for the 2012 National Youth Choir of Canada. Duration: 5 minutes.

 Okiatsâsiujut, 2011. For women's choir. Commissioned by the Lady Cove Women's Choir. Texts by Josephina Kallio. Duration: 4 minutes.

 Psalm 91. 2008. For SATB choir and and harp. Commissioned by the Elmer Iseler Singers and the Vancouver Chamber Choir. Texts in English. 14 minutes. 

 From the Song of Songs. 2008. For Arabic singer (alto), tenor, oud, string quintet (or small string orchestra), harpsichord, and SATB choir. Commissioned by the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Duriation: 18 minutes.

 WATER. 2008. For three of more children's choirs, Celtic fiddle and Irish bouzouki. Commissioned by the Shallaway children's choir of Newfoundland and Labrador for Songbridge 2008 with funds from the Canada Council for the Arts and the choir. Based on Newfoundland folk dance songs by Emile Benoit. Duration: 8:30.

 Easter Kontakion. 2007. For SATB choir and organ. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for their 2007 Easter Celebration. Duration: 5 minutes.

 Wormwood. 2005. For bass baritone, child soprano, rap singer, violin, cello, piano and mixed choir(s). Commissioned by the Gryphon Trio with funds from the Ontario Arts Council, the Laidlaw Foundation and the Children of Chornobyl. Texts in English from The Book of Revelation and by the composer. In nine movements. 45 minutes.

 Four Rituals for Percussion Quintet, Choir and Audience. 2004. Commissioned by the percussion group NEXUS with funds from the Laidlaw Foundation (Canada). Duration: 23 - 30 minutes.

 The Troparion of Kassiani. 2004. For soprano and SATB choir. Texts by Kassia (c. 810 — before 867) from the Greek Orthodox hymnology of the Holy Week (in Byzantine Greek). Commissioned by Patricia Rozario and the English Chamber Choir with funds from the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation (USA). Duration: 24 minutes.

 Sepulcher of Life. 2004. For soprano, Middle-Eastern singer (alto) SATB choir and symphony orchestra: flute, piccolo, 2 oboe (2d oboe doubling on English horn), 2 clarinets in B flat (2d clarinet doubling on bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, four French horns in F, two trumpets in B flat, 1 tenor trombone, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, harp, three percussion, strings (8, 8, 6, 6, 3 or more). Texts from the Greek Orthodox hymnology of Good Friday (in Byzantine Greek) and by the composer (in English). Commissioned by The Vancouver Bach Choir, the Richard Eaton Singers (Edmonton), the Ottawa Choral Society and the St. Lawrence Choir (Montreal) with funds by the Canada Council for the Arts and by the choirs. In four movements played without interruption. Duration: 30 minutes.

LIGHT (Arctic Dreams 2). 2003. For multiple children's choirs (or single children's choir), flute, vibraphone, and digital audio playback. 10:30 minutes.

Everlasting Light, 1999. For countertenor, tenor, baritone, SATB choir, percussion (5-octave marimba, bells) and crystal glasses. Commissioned by Music Canada 2000 for the Elmer Iseler Singers and Beverley Johnston with financial support form the Julie-Jiggs Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts. 30 minutes.

De Angelis, 1999. For mezzo soprano, three altos, SATB choir and drone. Based on the antiphone ‘O gloriosissimi lux vivens angeli’ by Hildegard of Bingen. Texts in Latin by Hildegard of Bingen. Commissioned by the Toronto Chamber Choir with grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. 26 minutes.

Kyrie, 1997. For soprano, countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass, 2 SATB choirs, 2 double basses, 2 percussion and organ. Commissioned by the Bach Elgar Choir with grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Laidlaw Foundation. 70 minutes.

Heirmos, 1994
for oboe d' amore, SATB choir, violin, violoncello, harp and percussion (vibraphone & bass drum). Commissioned by Soundstreams Canada with a grant from the Canada Council. liturgical texts in Byzantine Greek. 24 minutes.

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SOLOS & CHAMBER MUSIC
(WITHOUT ELECTRONICS)

Night Sky. 2017. for violin and 5-octave marimba. Duration 3:30.

String Quartet No. 3 (The Questioning), 2013. Commissioned by the Afiara String Quartet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Duration: 25 minutes.

Atonement, 2012. For violoncello and piano. Commissioned by the Women's Musical Club of Toronto for cellist Yegor Dyachkov and pianist Jean Saulnier. Duration: 13 minutes.

 Modulations, 2011. For two vibraphones and two marimbas. Commissioned by TorQ percussion quartet. Duration: 21 minutes

 Symbol of Faith, 2009. for baritone and piano. Text: The Nicene Creed (in Greek). Duration 9 minutes.

 Dystopia 2009. For solo violin. Composed for and premiered by Hillary Hahn. Duration: 4:00 minutes.

 Coming To 2009. For violin and piano. Commissioned by Hillary Hahn. Duration 3:20 minutes.

 Anaktoria. 1990 (rev. 2009) for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, viola, cello, piano. Duration 6:30 minutes.

 Arabesque. 2009. For solo violin, piano and string orchestra (minimum: 1, 2, 2, 1, 1). Commissioned by Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà. Duration: 26 minutes.

 Afterthoughts 2. 2007. For flute, vibraphone and piano. Duration 7 minutes.

 Lazy Afternoons by the Lake. 2007. For clarinet, marimba and piano. Duration 7 minutes.

Mystical Visitations. 2006. For Arabic vocalist (alto) two backup female vocalists, wind player (bamboo flutes, saxophone), fiddle (with live processing), oud, guitar, electric bass and two percussion. A set of songs on texts by the composer. 30 minutes (with future expansion planned)

 Through a Glass Darkly. 2005. For solo piano. For Jennifer Lim. 10:15 minutes.

 Cruel Elegance. 2004. For string quartet. For the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Duration 4:30 minutes.

 Four Rituals for Percussion Quintet, Choir and Audience. 2004. (Two of the movements are for percussion quintet alone and can be performed independently). Commissioned by the percussion group NEXUS with funds from the Laidlaw Foundation (Canada). Duration: 23 - 30 minutes.

 Parlor Music. 2004. For vibraphone, clarinet, cello, piano. Requested by percussionist Beverley Johnston and the Amici Trio (Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet; David Hetherington, cello; Patricia Parr, piano). Duration: 7:00 minutes.

Afterthoughts 1. 2002. For violin, cello and piano. 6 minutes.

Constantinople, 2000. Three of the movements of this multimedia work are scored for piano trio alone and can be performed independently: Old Photographs, Dance of the Dictators, Odd World. Commissioned by the Gryphon Trio with grants from Music Canada 2000 with financial support from Woodlawn and the Laidlaw Foundations. 78 minutes.

String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering), 1999. Commissioned by the St. Lawrence Quartet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 35 minutes.

Melisma, 1995
for clarinet and drone. Commissioned by Jean-Guy Boisvert with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 20 minutes.

Three Songs on poems by Sappho, 1993
for countertenor, clarinet, viola, cello and piano. Funded by the Grants to Composers program of the Toronto Arts Council. Texts in classical Greek by Sappho. 25 minutes.

Burial Ground (In Memoriam: Chari Polatos), 1993
for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn and bassoon). Commissioned by the Fifth Species woodwind quintet with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 25 minutes.

Erotikos Logos, 1991
six songs for countertenor, clarinet, viola, cello and piano. Texts in Greek by George Seferis. Winner of the 1996 Jules Leger Prize for New Chamber Music. 22 minutes.

Stylus, 1990
for three or four instruments. A palimpsest on Contrapunctus VII from The Art of the Fugue by J. S. Bach. Commissioned by Peter Hannan, Douglas Perry and Joseph Petric with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 8 minutes.

On Cerebral Dominance, 1987
for flute, violin, viola, bass clarinet, piano and vibraphone. 7 minutes.

Arcana, 1983
for mezzo soprano, clarinet, viola, cello, piano and percussion. Texts in English by Gwendolyn MacEwen. Commissioned by Arraymusic with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 25 minutes.

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MIXED MEDIA
(INSTRUMENTS OR VOICE WITH PRE-TAPED ELECTRONICS)

Phosphorus. 2015. For five-octave marimba and audio playback. 8:10 minutes.

 In the Fire of Conflict. 2008. For cello, marimba (and other percussion) and audio playback. Commissioned by Toronto Summer Music. Texts in English by Steve Henry. 10 minutes.

 In the Fire of Conflict. 2008. For percussion and audio playback (4.1 SurroudSound on Audio DVD and/or Stereo on CD). Commissioned by Toronto Summer Music. Texts in English by Steve Henry. Duriation: 10 minutes.

LIGHT (Arctic Dreams 2). 2003. For multiple children's choirs (or single children's choir), flute, vibraphone, and digital audio playback. 10:30 minutes.

Arctic Dreams 1. 2002. For flute, vibraphone, tape and optional child soprano. 9 minutes.

Constantinople, 2000. A multimedia work for mezzo-soprano, Middle Eastern singer (alto) violin, violoncello, piano and electronic audio and visual media. Commissioned by the Gryphon Trio with grants from Music Canada 2000 with financial support from Woodlawn and the Laidlaw Foundations. 78 minutes.

Fertility Rites, 1997. For five-octave marimba and tape. Commissioned by Beverley Johnston with funds from the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. 13 minutes.

Tetragrammaton, 1995
for soprano and tape. Commissioned by Anne-Marie Donovan with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Based on texts from the Book of Job edited by the composer. 12 minutes.

String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening) 1994
for string quartet and tape. Commissioned by the Smith Quartet with a grant from the Canada Council and the London Arts Board (UK). 21 minutes.

Of Threads and Labyrinths, 1994
for oboe, harp and tape. Commissioned by Soundstreams Canada for Lawrence Cherney and Erica Goodman with a Grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 15 minutes.

From the Vanishing Gardens of Eden, 1992
for twelve violas and tape. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the viola section of the Toronto Symphony 13 minutes.

Byzantium, 1991
for oboe, percussion and tape. The centrepiece of a trilogy of Bharatha Natyam dance scores collectively titled New Cities/Ancient Lands. Commissioned by The Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company with a grant from the Arts Council of Great Britain. 24 minutes.

The Birth of Venus, 1990
for double bass and tape. Commissioned by Robert Black with a grant from the Canada Council. 18 minutes.

The Mega4 Meta4, 1990
for viola and tape. Fifth piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by Douglas Perry with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 15 minutes.

Pavillons En l' Air, 1989
for tuba, percussion and tape (also a different version for double-bass, percussion and tape). Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for Scott Irvine and Beverley Johnston. 13 minutes.

Orbiting Garden, 1989
for piano (or, alternatively, for MIDI piano or amplified harpsichord) and tape. Second piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by the Music Gallery for Anthony de Mare with a grant from the Canada Council. Also for accordion and tape (1991). Accordion version commissioned by ConAccord Canada for Joseph Petric with a grant from the Laidlaw Foundation. 15 minutes.

Crucifix, 1988
for Byzantine cantor and tape. Fourth piece of the Earthrise cycle. Text from the Byzantine Crucifixus. 17 minutes.

Nadir, 1988
for recorder (or flute), viola and tape. First piece of the Earthrise cycle. Commissioned by the Canadian Electronic Ensemble for Peter Hannan and Rivka Golani, with a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. 7 minutes.

Equivoque, 1985
for accordion and tape. Based on J. S . Bach's The Art of the Fugue. Commissioned by Joseph Petric. 6 minutes.

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RADIOPHONIC WORKS

Viderunt Omnes, 1998. For radio. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the Millennium Project of the European Broadcasting Union. 6 minutes.

Footprints in New Snow, 1996.
a radio documentary/composition. Commissioned by Keith Horner with grants from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Ontario Arts Council. Winner of the Prix Italia 1996. Special Prize, Radio Music Category. 38 minutes.

The Idea of Canada, 1992
Radio piece realized in collaboration with current affairs producer Steve Wadhams, and sound engineers Rod Crocker and Laurence Stevenson. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the occasion of the CBC Glenn Gould Week. 7 minutes.

The Temptation of St. Anthony, 1987
for tape. Commissioned by the Second Patras International Festival. 10 minutes.

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