Solo Instrumental | Works | Tansy Davies | Composer

Solo Instrumental

Forgotten Game 2

2009
The oboist plays the role of a faun accompanying the growth of a tree.

Oboe & Piano
Duration: 6 minutes
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Arabescos

2002
Inspired by Arabic patterns.

Oboe & Piano
Duration: 8 minutes
Commissioned by Nicholas Daniel.
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Small Black Stone

2000
Inspired by a poem of the same name, by Ruth Fainlight.
Viola & Piano
Duration: 7 minutes

Dark Ground

2005
Dark Ground inhabits an imaginary space where a ritual takes place. I see the space as a circle, and within that circle, cyclic patterns and formations are enacted, each leaving a mark on the space.

Solo Percussion
Duration: 8 minutes
Commissioned by Joby Burgess.
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Instrumentation

Loopholes & Lynchpins

2003
I sought the pitches from Sonatas by Scarlatti, which I then put through a process of augmentation via signals, which act like holes placed upon Scarlatti's music, rather like loopholes that allowed space for my own interventions.

Solo Piano
Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by Stephen Gutman.
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loure

2000
It's a kind of dialogue between violence and longing.

Solo Violin
Duration: 3 minutes
Commissioned by Simon Blendis for Hoxton New Music Days 2000 with funds from Music Choice.
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