Daryl Jamieson

composer

Works



Some of my works are published by Da Vinci Editions in Osaka.
Most of my other works are available for free preview and purchase in electronic and print editions from the Canadian Music Centre. Those scores are indicated by a CMC link to the right of the title.


Theatre and Dance Works



Crimson

(2004-6) 13’ CMC
mezzo-soprano, baritone, clr, hn, va, vc
music to accompany a film, dance or other theatrical work

fallings

(2016) 53’ Da Vinci
shō/u, va, vc

is nowhere free of bad tidings?

(2017) 45’ Da Vinci
shakuhachi (A, C#, E, 1 player), 13-string koto, 17-string koto, satsuma biwa, japanese percussion
text: anonymous Latin, Saigyō, Minamoto Sanetomo, Kamo no Chōmei

Mandragola

(2000) 55’
2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, fl/picc, cl/bcl, pf, perc, vn, vc
opera in 5 brief acts

Matsumushi

(2014)    45’ CMC
    soprano, ca (ob), pf, vc
    opera in 5 scenes

Ocho

(2003) 7’ CMC
cl, vcl
music for dance

We: scenes from an unfinished opera

(2001) 10’
4 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, 2 baritones, pf




Orchestral



broken ink

(2012)    10’ 
3.3.3.3, 4.3.3.1, timp, 2 perc, 2 harp, pf, 30.12.10.8

concerto haboku

(2012)     10’ 
3.3.3.3, 4.3.3.1, timp, 2 perc, harp, solo pf, 26.10.8.6

crystal grapeshot bouquet

(2005) 10’ CMC
2(1st=picc).2(2nd=ca).2.1, 2.2.0.0, field drum, 5.4.3.3.1

ephemerons

(2015) 18’
2.2.2.2, 4.3.3.1, 2perc, cel, harp,18.6.4.2

far-off music, barely audible

(2004) 15’
3(picc,afl).3(ca).3(bcl).3(cbn), 4.3(picc).3.1, timp, 2 perc, str 5tet

Juventius IV: Six violents tomorrow

(2003) 3’
2(picc).2(ca).2(bcl).2(cbn), 4.3.3.1, timp, 2 perc, 6.6.4.4.3

KoNoSo

(2016) 9’
25 instruments (12 Japanese, 13 Renaissance and Baroque)

locked darkness

(2005) 10’ CMC
shakuhachi, str 5tet (chamber ensemble)

resisting fortune

(2008) 14’
3(3rd=picc/afl).3(3rd=ca).3(3rd=bcl).3(3rd=cbn), 4.2.3.1, 2 perc, cel, 10.10.8.6.5




Large Chamber (8 or more players)



con tu sueño en mi sueño

(2005) 9’ CMC
1(afl).1.1.1, 1.1.1.0, str 1.0.2.1.1

from line (after Lee Ufan)

(2018) 5’-20’ CMC
for any number of instruments

it could all end in tears

(2004) 8’-12’
structure improvisation for 4 groups of pitched, and 1 group of unpitched, instruments




Small Chamber (4-7 players)



from line (after Lee Ufan)

(2018) 5’-20’ CMC
for any number of instruments

here, today

(2017) 9’ CMC
bass clarinet and string quartet

Juventius II: dance through the violent yesterday

(2002) 6’
string quartet

monkish fires

(2010) 3’ CMC
string quartet

sea if ayr agin we flye . . .

(2002) 13’
tr rec, baroque vn, baroque vc, hspd

umoregi (if exposed...)

(2014) 15’ CMC
string quartet

warm stones

(2008) 10’ CMC
string quartet




Solos, Duos, Trios



ash

(2016) 9’ CMC
afl, clr (Eb, Bb)

Aubade

(2010) 5’
2.4 shaku, vn

Beach Azaleas

(2015) 10’ CMC
electone or electronic organ

(bee in the only rose)

(2002) 1’
pf

besos y volcanes

(2008) 8’ CMC
pf

the dissonances

(2013) 25’ CMC
fl, vn, pf

Fugue in a

(2014) 4’ CMC
pf

Fugue in a-flat

(2018) 4’ CMC
pf

Fugue in b

(2010) 11’ CMC
pf

Fugue in c-sharp

(2007) 4’
pf

Fugue in e-flat

(2018) 5’
pf

Fugue in f

(2001) 4’
pf

Goodbye my son

(2017) 8’ CMC
clr, gtr
written as a soundtrack to the short film movie Goodbye my son (2018, dir. Yuichiro Nakada)

Hypatia

(2009/2013) 12’ CMC
vn, vc, pf

Juventius I: prelude

(2002) 6’
ob, tpt, perc

late capitalist fever dream (gaude)

(2014) 7’ CMC
pf

mountain / cherry / blossoms

(2012) 15’ CMC
pf

muons

(2016) 22’ CMC
percussion and fixed media (field recordings)

Okutama

(2010) 19’ CMC
fl, vn, pf

Pine Crickets

(2015) 15’ CMC
ob, vc, pf

sept petits conseils pour françois villon

(2007) 9’ CMC
va

snow meditation

(2011) 5’ Da Vinci
vn, vc, pf

sol

(2005) 10’
vn, pf

Three Shokushi Seasons

(2012) 9’ CMC
fl, vn

through the mist, empty sky

(2018) 6’ CMC
pf

tú caerás conmigo

(2010) 7’ CMC
vn

Two Itinerant Chinese Philosophers Lamenting the Debasement of Alexandria (Yixi 11)

(2009) 7’
mandolin

Un Chant d’Amour

(2006) 26’ CMC
organ
score for Jean Genet’s silent film

unanswered renga

(2011) 4’ Da Vinci
fl

utamakura 1: ponds of Nara

(2018) 22’
electric guitar and fixed media (field recordings)

utamakura 2: Arnardalur

(2018) 16’ CMC
violin, piano, and fixed media (audio and video field recordings)

variation [detail]

(2015) 1’ CMC
pf



Japanese Instruments



Aubade

(2010) 5’
2.4 shaku, vn

dancing phlogiston

(2010) 15’
shakuhachi (1.8, 2.4)

Dawn Prayers

(2010) 15’
satsuma biwa (+voice), 13-string koto (+voice), viol

(2012 version) 15’
soprano, 13-string koto (+voice), viola, piano

(2013 version) 15’
satsuma biwa (+voice), 13-string koto (+voice), shakuhachi (1.8, 2.4)

text: anonymous (from the 14th century story A Lengthy Tale for an Autumn Night)

dream story

(2013) 12’
voice, shakuhachi, violin
text: Eiko Sadamastu

fallen fragments

(2015) 10’
shō

fallings

(2016) 53’ Da Vinci
shō/u, va, vc

In Nomine

(2015) 8’ Da Vinci
shamisen and piano

is nowhere free of bad tidings?

(2017) 45’ Da Vinci
shakuhachi (A, C#, E, 1 player), 13-string koto, 17-string koto, satsuma biwa, japanese percussion
text: anonymous Latin, Saigyō, Minamoto Sanetomo, Kamo no Chōmei

KoNoSo

(2016) 9’
25 instruments (12 Japanese, 13 Renaissance and Baroque)

locked darkness

(2005) 10’ CMC
shakuhachi, str 5tet (chamber ensemble)

Myself in the Disguise of an Ancient Goddess

(2008) 11’
13-string koto (player sings)
text: Takahashi Mutsuo

on Love to be Endured

(2013) 5’
satsuma biwa (player sings)
text: Shokushi Naishinnō

parting song

arrangement of an ancient Chinese song (2014) 3’ Da Vinci
13-string koto

plaintive belling

(2013) 18’ Da Vinci
13-string koto (player sings)

shakkei

(2015) 10’ Da Vinci
17-string koto, guitar

Spectral (for Kazu Ohno)

(2012) 10’
voice, shō, satsuma biwa (+voice)
text: Eiko Sadamatsu

Stravaig

(2017) 13’ Da Vinci
u (or shō or reed organ), piano



Solo (or Duo) Voice (with or without instruments)



a clown’s smirk

(2002) 4’
tenor, pf
text: e e cummings

and I never did

(2003) 7’
tenor, theorbo
text: Poliziano, Jamieson

Castra Macer

(2002) 12’
baritone
text: Tibullus

come a little further

(2002) 3’
tenor, pf
text: e e cummings

Funeral of Fidele

(2001) 7’
tenor, baritone, pf
text: William Shakespeare

I Sing of Olaf

(2003) 5’
baritone, pf
text: e e cummings

Juventius III: Your Honeyed Eyes

(2002) 15’
male alto, baroque orchestra: fl, 2rec, ob, 2 tpt, lute, hspd, 2vn, va, vc, violone
text: Catullus

Ludite, ludite

(2002) 3’
baritone
text: Tibullus

Manet Res

(2007) 7’ CMC
high voice, pf
text: Lucretius

Men

(2002) 7’
soprano, pf
text: Shane Smith

moon over gai

(2003) 6’
soprano, pf
text: e e cummings

O Digby My Dear

(2004) 2’
countertenor, pf
text: Edward Lear

Oeil

(2008) 6’
baritone, cl, vc
text: Sara Davidovics

On the Fields of Kamau

(2014) 5’ CMC
high voice; percussion: gongs, log drum, tam-tam, bass drum, grass (one player)
text: Nukata no Okimi

received by post

(2002) 3’
untrained voice, gtr
text: Jamieson

Ricorso

(2002) 10’ CMC
tenor, pf
text: Jamieson

Sebastian

(2004) 7’ CMC
clr, mezzo-soprano, perc, pf, vn, vc
text: traditional

so you’re hunting for ann

(2002) 4’
soprano, mezzo-soprano, pf
text: e e cummings

Songs of Love in Wintertime

(2003) 10’ Da Vinci
high voice, pf
text: Jamieson

Three Diverse Ayres

(2000) 8’
high voice, pf
text: Jamieson

To Bobby

(2000) 5’
contralto, pf
text: Jamieson

Two Bécquer Songs

(2003) 4’
mezzo-soprano, pf
text: Bécquer

utamakura 3: Saihōji

(2018) 40’
soprano, cor anglais, percussion, and fixed media (field recordings)

The Waltz

(2003) 14’
soprano, piano
text: Dorothy Parker

the wind is a lady

(2002) 3’
baritone, soprano, pf
text: e e cummings




Choir



and there shall come

(2013) 8’ CMC
SATB
text: Isaiah

elephants

(2006) 10’ CMC
SSAATTBB
text: Jamieson

Rogate

(2002) 5’
SSATB
text: Psalm 122




Electro-acoustic



Ghosts

(2009) 30’
composed of shakuhachi samples, for Thomas Neumann’s installation at the Nagoya Art-no-Mori 2010

Juventius V: don’t buy me flowers

(2003) 8’
text: Jamieson

muons

(2016) 22’ CMC
percussion and fixed media (field recordings)

utamakura 1: ponds of Nara

(2018) 23’
electric guitar and fixed media (field recordings)

utamakura 2: Arnardalur

(2018) 16’ CMC
violin, piano, and fixed media (audio and video field recordings)

utamakura 3: Saihōji

(2018) 40’
soprano, cor anglais, percussion, and fixed media (field recordings)