List of compositions by John Woolrich

This is a list of compositions by contemporary English composer John Woolrich (born 1954).

Brass and windEdit

  • Call to the Mirrors (2014)
  • Fanfare (1994)
  • Sennets and Tuckets (1998)

Chamber ensembleEdit

  • A Book of Studies sets I and II (1993)
  • A Cabinet of Curiosities (1993)
  • A Dramolet, for clarinet, cello and piano (2008)
  • A Farewell, for clarinet, viola and piano (1992)
  • A Leap in the Dark (1994)
  • A Presence of Departed Acts, for clarinet, violin, cello and piano (2002)
  • A Shadowed Lesson (1993)
  • Adagissimo, for piano quartet (1997)
  • After the Clock (1989)
  • Another Journey Calls (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Badinerie (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Caprichos (1997)
  • Contredanse (1991)
  • Cutting a Caper (2001)
  • Dartington Doubles (1988)
  • Debricollage (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Disparition (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Envoi, for viola and small ensemble (1997)
  • Exploit in White, for brass quintet (2001)
  • Fantazia, for viol consort (1994)
  • Favola in Musica I, for oboe, clarinet and piano (1990)
  • Favola in Musica II, for oboe, soprano saxophone and percussion (1992)
  • From the Book of Disquiet (2005)
  • From the Shadow (1994)
  • Going a Journey (2006)
  • In the Mirrors of Asleep (2007)
  • In the Stones, for string quartet (2004)
  • Kleine Wanderung (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Leaving Home, for oboe quintet (2003)
  • Lending Wings (1989)
  • Music from a House of Crossed Desires (1996)
  • My Box of Phantoms, for oboe quartet (1998)
  • Oboe Quintet (1998)
  • Pluck from the Air, for piano quintet (2013)
  • Quick Steps (1990)
  • Quiddities (2005)
  • Scamander (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Sestina, for piano quartet (1997)
  • Songs and Broken Music (1993)
  • Spalanzani's Daughter (1983)
  • Stealing a March (2000)
  • Stone Dances (1980)
  • String Quartet No. 1 (1995)
  • String Quartet No. 2 (2000)
  • String Trio (1996)
  • Suite from Bitter Fruit (2002)
  • Swan Song (2015)
  • The Death of King Renaud, for string quintet (1991)
  • The Devil in the Clock (2012)
  • The Iron Cockerel Sings (1998)
  • The Lost Day of Return (2004)
  • The Night will not draw on, for piano trio (2008)
  • The path is winding (from A Book of Inventions)
  • The Turkish Mouse, for oboe and piano (1988)
  • The Way Out Discovered (1997)
  • Three Arias for Oboe and Six Viols (2001)
  • Three Fantasias for Six Viols (2001)
  • Toward the Black Sky, for piano trio (1997)
  • Villanesca (from A Book of Inventions)
  • Watermark, for violin and bass clarinet (2002)

Chamber orchestraEdit

  • A Curtain Tune (1996)
  • Arcangelo (2002)
  • Between the Hammer and the Anvil (2008)
  • Cantilena (1997)
  • Come and Go (2005)
  • Concerto for Orchestra (1999)
  • Speed the Going (1998)
  • Through paths and turnings (2013)

ChoralEdit

  • A Book of Elegies (1996)
  • A Quality of Loss (2014)
  • A world is growing green (2016)
  • Earth Grown Old (2003)
  • Far from Home (1993)
  • Little Walserings (1999)
  • Over the Sea (1993)
  • Paradise (2000)
  • Spring in Winter (2001)
  • That saying goodbye at the edge of the dark (2016)
  • The Old Year (1999)
  • The Rolling Years (2000)
  • This Change (2003)
  • Three Choruses (1998)

InstrumentalEdit

  • A Sort of Heaven, for violin and piano (2013)
  • Darker Still, for flute and piano (2002)
  • Dum Spiro, Spero, for accordion (2001)
  • Elegy, for cello and piano (2001)
  • Four Pieces for Cello and Piano (1994)
  • Im Ruhigen Tal, for violin and piano (1993)
  • Keepsake, for solo cor anglais (2000)
  • Locus Solus, for piano (1998)
  • Ostinato, for piano (2019)
  • Pianobooks I-XV (1991–2016)
  • ....that is Night, for violin and piano (1995)
  • The Kingdom of Dreams, for oboe and piano (1989)
  • The wakeful Night, for clarinet in A (2019)
  • Three Capriccios for Oboe (2001)
  • Three Pieces for Viola (1993)
  • Three Pieces for Violin (2001)
  • Through a Limbeck, for solo viola (2002)
  • ....with land in Sight, for solo cello (1994)

Music theatreEdit

  • Bitter Fruit (1999–2000)

OrchestralEdit

  • A Capriccio to Calliope Herself (2000)
  • A Litany, for oboe and strings (1998–99)
  • Accord (1999)
  • Concerto for Cello (1998)
  • Concerto for Oboe (1996)
  • Concerto for Viola (1993)
  • Concerto for Violin (2008)
  • Falling Down, for double bassoon and orchestra (2009)
  • Fanfarronada (2002)
  • Si Va Facendo Notte, for clarinet and strings (1992)
  • Tales of Transformation (2004)
  • The Barber's Timepiece (1986)
  • The Elephant from Celebes (2005)
  • The Ghost in the Machine (1990)
  • The Street of Crocodiles, for piano, trumpet and strings (2005)
  • The Theatre Represents a Garden: Night (1991)
  • The Tongs and the Bones (2014)
  • Whitel's Ey (2008)

String orchestraEdit

  • Another Staircase Overture (1994)
  • Blue Drowning (2005)
  • Capriccio (2009)
  • Italian Songs (2009)
  • It is Midnight, Dr Schweitzer (1992)
  • To the Silver Bow, for viola, bass and strings (2014)
  • Ulysses Awakes (1989)
  • Variation on 'Sellinger's Round' (2013)

VocalEdit

  • A Paper of Black Lines (2008)
  • A Singing Sky (2009)
  • Ariadne Laments (1994)
  • Berceuse (1990)
  • Black Riddle (1984)
  • Cascades (1983)
  • Five Italian Songs (1984)
  • Four Concert Arias (1994)
  • Four Songs after Hoffmann (1981)
  • Good Morning – Midnight (2002)
  • Harlequinade (1983)
  • Here is My Country (1995)
  • La Cantarina (1989)
  • Light and Rock (1988)
  • Malicious Observer (1995–96)
  • Ophelia Songs (1988)
  • Serbian Songs (1988)
  • The Sea and its Shore (2004)
  • The Unlit Suburbs (1998)
  • The Voices (2014)
  • Three Cautionary Tales (1990–94)
  • Three Macedonian Songs (1984)
  • Three Purcell Songs, arranged for high voice and strings
  • Three Songs for alto and six viols (2001)
  • Three Songs for mezzo and strings (2003)
  • To Witness her Goodbye (1995)
  • Twisting that Lock (1997)

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