RICHARD CARRICK

composer

conductor

 



COMPOSITION LIST WITH PREMIERE DETAILS

(click on title for details and audio samples)


MULTI-MEDIA WORKS


Rwandan Images

    2016, 11 min

    Solo Cello with Video and pre-recorded Cello and Bird sounds

    Premiere May 14, 2016 by Dan Weinstein of Musica Nova, Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISRAEL


Trust

    Solo Violin and solo Dancer

    2016, 5 min

    Collaboration with choreographer Miro Magloire

    Premiere February 18, 2016 Periapsis Music and Dance,  Brooklyn, NYC


Friction

    2015, 8 min

    Solo Violin and two Dancers

    Collaboration with choreographer Miro Magloire and New Chamber Ballet

    Premiere November 19, 20, 2015, City Center in NYC


Prisoner’s Cinema

   2013, 12 min

   Two Flute and Two Clarinet soloists, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano, Electric Guitar

   Video Projection of still images

   Premiere September 23, 2013 by Hotel Elefant, conducted by Richard Carrick


European Images

    2007, 12 min

    Solo Cello with Video and pre-recorded audio

    In three movements: Swedish Water, Franfurt Window, Holland Train

    Premiere January 12, 2007 by Michael Finckel, Scarsdale, New York


Cosmicomics

    2005, 30 min

    Based on four Italo Calvino Stories

    Collaboration with Peter Nigrini - video artist

    Male singer/narrator, fl, ob, b.clar, vn, va, vc, tbne, perc, multiple video, electronics

    In Four Movements and Three Interludes

    Premiere January 12, 2005 by Sequitur Ensemble, Merkin Hall, New York


Solidarity

    2005, 9 min

    Clarinet, String Quartet, Percussion

    Music for a film by Nancy Kiang

        The Gold Medal for Excellence at the Park City Film Music Festival 2007.

        The Mayor's Award of the Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2006,

        AUSTRALIA


Phosphéne

    2001, 9 min

    Violin Duo, video, pre-recorded electronic sounds

    Premiere April 2001 by János Négyesy and Päivikki Nykter in San Diego


The Fall

    2001, 15 min

    tpt, tbn, pno, perc, ob, 2vns, va, vc, db, fl, b.clar, organ, video projection,

    three conductors

    Commissioned by Sonor

    Premiere February 16, 2001 by SONOR Ensemble, San Diego

   

"Ruby, My Dear"

    1997, 8 min

    Piano and three TV monitors with pre-recorded and live video and audio

    Premiere April 1997 by Richard Carrick, San Diego




ORCHESTRA


Waterfall

    Excerpt from The Dragon’s Fire

    2016, 5 min

    Orchestra and piano soloist, 2222 2201 strings perc timpani

    Premiere March 31, 2016, Injyanga Orchestra, Lance Gaskill cond, Kigali, RWANDA


Elegy

    2011, 5 min, String orchestra


Solo

   2011, 5 min, String orchestra


Adagios for String Orchestra

    2011, 16 min, String orchestra, in four movements

    Premiere June 8, 2013 String Orchestra of Brooklyn


Find the Devil’s Lead - orchestral version

    2008, 12 min

    Orchestra 3333 4221 2perc strings


Two Moments for Orchestra

    2005, 9 min

    Orchestra 2222 2200 2perc, strings





CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - 10 or more players (conducted)


Akko

    2017, 10 min

    large ensemble

    Premiere September 14, 2017, Hyperion Ensemble, R Carrick cond.

    Enescu Festival, Bucharest, ROMANIA


Orgo

    2016, 3 min

    large improvising ensemble

    Premiere November 26, 2016, Hyperion Ensemble, Iancu Dumitrescu cond.,

    London, UK


Rwandan National Athem

    New Official arrangement for the Rwandan Military Band

    80 players: clars, b clar, sop saxs, alto saxs, tenor saxs, bari saxs, bass saxs, tpts, flugel horns, horns, tbnes, b tbnes, euphoniums, baritones, tubas, sousaphones, timpani, bass drum, xylophone, snare drum, crash cym, sus cym.


Namdaemun

       2014, 5 min

    Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Horn, Trombone, Percussion, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Bass

    Premiere May 31, 2014 Merkin Hall, by the New York Philharmonic

    and Carrick, conductor

    on the New York Philharmonic Biennial Festival


Prisoner’s Cinema

   2013, 12 min

   2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano, E Guitar, opt Video

   Premiere September 23, 2013 by Hotel Elefant, conducted by Richard Carrick


Cage 100 Party Piece

    2012, 1 min

    Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Vibraphone, Accordion, Piano, Violin, Viola,

    Cello

    Written for FZML (Leipzig)

    Premiere October 17, 2013 in New York City, Miller Theatre

    by Either/Or, conducted by Richard Carrick


Find the Devil’s Lead

    2008, 13 min

    Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Accordion, E Guitar, Trumpet, Perc, Violin, Viola, Cello.

    Commissioned by Wet Ink Ensemble

    Premiere May 3, 2008 by the Wet Ink Ensemble, NYC


The Fall

    2001, 15 min

    tpt, tbn, pno, perc, ob, 2vns, va, vc, db, fl, b.clar, organ, video projection,

    three conductors

    Commissioned by Sonor

    Premiere February 2001 by Sonor Ensemble, San Diego


The Veins of Marble

   2000, rev 2013

   Commissioned by the Nieuw Ensemble

   Selected for the World Music Days, 2004

   2000 version for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Piano, Mandolin, Guitar, Harp, Percussion,

      Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass. 

   2013 version for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Piano, Cimbalom, Percussion, Violin, Viola,

      Cello, and Bass.


Two Circles

    1994, 17 min

    fl, clar, ob, bsn, tpt, hn, 2 vn, va, vc, perc

    Premiere September 1994 by the UCSD Ensemble, Harvey Sollberger, cond,

    San Diego





LARGE CHAMBER ENSEMBLES  8 to 10 players


Dark Flow - Double Quartet

   2013, 12 min (unconducted)

   Violin, Cello, Piano, Cimbalom, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, Acoustic Guitar, and

   Percussion

   Commissioned by Musik y Syd and Swedish Arts Council

   Premiere on tour October 9, 2013 by Either/Or and Ensemble Son at Roulette, NYC

      and on tour in Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Malmoe and Stockholm. 


Cosmicomics

    2005, 25 min (conducted)

    Based on four Italo Calvino Stories

    Chamber version for singer and nine players

    Male Singer/Narrator, fl, ob, b.clar, vn, va, vc, tbne, perc

    In Four Movements

    Premiere January 12, 2005 by Sequitur Ensemble, Merkin Hall, New York City


Identities...Graduals 2332 3212

    1996, rev. 1999, 7 min, (conducted)

    Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Contrabass

    Premiere July 1999 by the Wellesley Composer’s Conference, Efrain Guigui cond.





CHAMBER MUSIC 4 to 6 players (unconducted)


sandstone(s) 사암

    2017, 7 min

    Haegeum 해금, Gayageum (12 string) 산조 가야금, and  Ajaeng (8 string)   아쟁

    Violin, Cello, and Flute

    Premiere October 27, 2017, Contemporary Gugak Orchestra (Seoul) and

    New York New Music Ensemble

    Pacific Rim Festival, Santa Cruz, CA


Seoul morning, Kigali morning 서울의 아침, 키 갈리의 아침

    a.k.a. Achim (morning)

    2016, 10 min

    Piri, Haegeum, Daegeum, and Ajaeng

    Premiered April 2016 at the Pacific Rim Festival Workshop, Santa Cruz

    and Casa Italiana, Columbia University, NYC


String Quartet #2 – Space-Time

     2014, 16 minutes

     Fromm Foundation Commission

     Premiere May 23, 2015, DiMenna Center, NYC

     MiVOS String Quartet


Sub-merge

    2013, 7 minutes

    Piano solo, Oboe, Bb Clarinet, Horn in F, Bassoon

    Premiere January 31, 2013, NYC

    Richard Carrick - piano and DZ4 members Brad Balliett, Alicia Lee,

    Alma Maria Liebrecht and Arthur Sato


Memory from Time

    2012, 11 minutes

    Improvising Quartet : Electric Guitar, Geomungo, Viola, Doublebass

    Premiere December 22, 2012, NYC by KNOT:

    Richard Carrick - Electric Guitar, Jin Hi Kim-Komongo,

    David Wallace-Viola, James Ilgenfritz-Doublebass


Harmonixity

    2012, 11 min

    Saxophone Quartet

    Commissioned by The New Thread Saxophone Quartet

    Premiere March 16, 2012, Tempe, Arizona at the

    North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference

        Published by PSNY


Sonic Tapestry Communication

    2010 7 min

    Violin, Cello, Bass Clarinet, Piano, and CD Playback of nature sound recordings

    Commissioned by Redshift Ensemble

    Premiere June 29 and 30, 2011, New York and San Francisco


Stone Guitars

    2010, 16 min

    String Quartet and pre-recorded Electric Guitar Quartet

    Premiere September 21, 2010 by MIVOS quartet, New York City


Adagios for String Quintet

    2009/10, 15 min

    2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

    Premiere May 16, 2010 by the Toomai Quintet, Jersey City, NJ

        Published by PSNY


Adagios for String Quartet

    2009, 14 min

    String Quartet

    Commission for the JACK Quartet

    Premiere April 17, 2010 by the JACK Quartet, Carlsbad, CA

        Published by PSNY


la scène miniature quartet

    2009, 8 min

    Violin (or Flute), Tenor Saxophone (or Bass Clarinet), Piano, Cello

    Premiere May 23, 2009 by Either/Or, New York City

Score available from PSNY


Towards Qualia Sextet

    2008, 14 min

    Flute, Tenor Saxophone (or Bass Clarinet), Violin, Cello, Piano, Vibraphone

    Premiere April 4, 2008 by Either/Or at the MATA Festival, Brooklyn


Hamsah “Quartet”

    2008, 8 min

    String Quartet and offstage Trumpet

    Commissioned for the Hoff-Barthelson Contemporary Music Festival

    Premiere May 4, 2008 in Scarsdale, NY


Towards Qualia

    2007, 16 min

    Violin, Cello, Piano, Vibraphone

    Premiere April 7, 207 by Either/Or in New York City


Solidarity

    2005, 9 min

    Clarinet, String Quartet, Percussion

    Music for a film by Nancy Kiang

        The Gold Medal for Excellence at the Park City Film Music Festival 2007.

        The Mayor's Award of the Heart of Gold International Film Festival 2006,

        AUSTRALIA


Snow, Silence, Sleep

    2002, 8 min

    Piano and String Quartet

    Premiere March 2002 by Richard Carrick and The Flinders Quartet

    at the Banff Center, Canada


Paralléle-Parallaxe

    1999, 14 min, in Two Movements

    Oboe and Harp soloists, with Violin, Viola, Cello

    Commissioned by Ernest Rombout and Ernestine Stoop

    Premiere February 2000 in Tillberg, The Netherlands


Linear Intersections

    1996, 11 min

    Video and up to six improvisers

    No score, this work is an edited video work for multiple improvisers

    Premiere May 1996 at the Korzo Theatre in Den Haag, The Netherlands





CHAMBER MUSIC  3 players


“a cause du soleil” Flow Trio

    2009, 12 min

    VIolin, Viola, Cello

    Premiere March 26, 2009 by Either/Or: Jennifer Choi, Dov Scheindlin,

      and Alex Waterman at Merkin Hall, New York City

       Published by PSNY

       CD available from iTunes


Balagan

    2007, 15 min

    Tenor Saxophone, Electric Guitar, Accordion

    Commissioned by Riot

    Premiere July 13, 2007 by Michael Ibrahim, Oren Fader, Eric Wubbles in NYC


L'idée sans l'deal

    2005, rev. 2007, 20 min, in four movements 

    Piano, Violin, Cello

    Premiere of 2007 version on January 26, 2007

    by Andrea Schultz, Michael Finckel, and Richard Carrick in Scarsdale NY


Notebook, Bedside

   2004, rev. 2012, 16 min. in five movements

   Soprano, Percussion, Piano

   Text by Tojun,Bufu, Toko, and the composer

    Premiere March 2004 by Either/Or in New York City

    Premiere of revised version April 2012 by Tony Arnold and SoundScape in Baltimore

        Published by PSNY

        Available on iTunes: Tony Arnold and Soundscape


Family Resemblances

    1997, rev. 2012, 8 min

    For Oboe or Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Percussion (original title FmlrSmblNcs)

    Written for Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and Royaumont Voix Nouvelles

    Premiere (original Oboe version) September 21, 1997

    by Nouvel Ensemble Moderne in Royaumont, France.





DUO MUSIC


Natural Duo

    2000, 3 min

    Violin Duo

    Premiere October 27, 2017 by String Noise Pauline Kim and Conrad Harris


Osgood Variation

    2017, 1 min

    Cello and Piano

    Premiere July 18, 2017, by Diana Ligeti and Nathan Brandwein,

    Ecoles d’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau, FRANCE


la touche sonore

    2015, 8 min

    Piano Duo


une

    2010, 2 min

    Flute and Piano  

    Commissioned by Calliope Duo - Elizabeth McNutt and Shannon Wettstein

    Premiere January 21, 2011 by Calliope Duo, San Diego


la scène miniature

    2009, 8 min

    Piccolo and Cello

    Commissioned by Carin Levine and Rohan de Saram

    Premiere May 10, 2009 at the Edenkoben Ars Nova Festival

    in Baden-Baden, Germany

    Score from PSNY


Duo Flow

    2007, 12 min

    Violin and Cello

    Premiere November 7, 2008 by Andrea Schultz and Alex Waterman in NYC

    CD available from iTunes


Nezilat ha Balagan

    2007, 12 min

    Violin and Double Bass, with improvisation

    Commissioned by Mary Oliver and Rozmarie Heggen

    Premiere Fall 2007 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Phosphéne

    2001, 3 min

    Violin Duo

    Premiere April 2001 by János Négyesy and Päivikki Nykter in San Diego


Sculpture Idle Ceremony

    1997, 8 min

    Violin and Percussion

    Premiere April 1997 by Vanessa Tomlinson and Päivikki Nykter in San Diego


Masculin-Feminin

    1996, 9 min

    Violin Duo

    Commercially available on CD
    Premiere February 1996 by János Négyesy and Päivikki Nykter in San Diego


A Slow Duet

    1995, 3 min

    Soprano and Flute

    Premiere May 1995 by Virginia Sublett and Elizabeth McNutt in San Diego





SOLO MUSIC


Rwandan Images

    2016, 11 min, collaboration with Dan Weinstein

    Solo Cello with Video and pre-recorded Cello and Bird sounds

    Premiere May 14, 2016 by Dan Weinstein of Musica Nova, Tel Aviv-Yafo, ISRAEL


Les Ciels de Kigali

    2016, 3 min

    Piano Prelude

    Premiere May 19+23, 2016 by Marilyn Nonken in Boston and Roulette NYC


Seongeum

    Solo Violin

    2016, 5 min

    Premiere February 18 and 19, 2016 by Lauren Cauley in NYC

        Published by PSNY


la touche sonore sous l’eau

    Solo Piano

    2015, 8 min

    Premiere January 27, 2016 by Marilyn Nonken, U Penn, Philadelphia

        Published by PSNY


Stone Guitars

    Solo Electric Guitar and four pre-recorded electronically processed electric guitars.

    2011, 10 min

    Premiere June 2, 2011 by Richard Carrick, The Kitchen, NYC


Winter Guitars

    Solo Electric Guitar and four pre-recorded electronically processed electric guitars.

    [2011, 10 min]

    Premiere June 27, 2014 by Richard Carrick and friends at Either/Or Spring Festival,

    NYC

 

Descretize

    2010, 12 min

    Pianist and CD playback of pre-recorded piano

    Premiere August 4, 2010 by Richard Carrick at The Stone New York City


Stone Organ

    2010, 15 min

    Pianist and CD playback of pre-recorded organ)  

    Premiere August 4, 2010 by Richard Carrick at The Stone New York City


Les Scènes Acoustiques

    2009/10, 12 min

    Solo Classical Guitar

    Commissioned by  Magnus Andersson

    Premiere December 3, 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden


Moroccan Flow (unfolding from unity)

    2008, 10 min

    Solo Cello

    Premiere February 20, 2008 by Alex Waterman

    at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City

        Commercially available on CD
        Published by PSNY


Shadow Flow

    2007, 10 min

    Solo Viola

    Premiere September 19, 2007 by Petra Ackermann

    at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City

        Published by  PSNY

       CD available from iTunes


European Images

    2007, 12 min

    Solo Cello with Video and pre-recorded audio

    In three movements: Swedish Water, Franfurt Window, Holland Train

    Premiere January 12, 2007 by Michael Finckel, Scarsdale, New York


∞ + 1

    2006/7, 9 min

    Solo Piano

    Premiere April 6, 2007 by Richard Carrick at the Either/Or Spring Festival in NYC


Shadow fragments

    2006, 6 min

    Solo Viola

    Premiere November 2006 by Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann in Scarsdale, New York


"in flow"

    2006, 8 min

    Solo Violin   

    Premiere April 7, 2006 by Andrea Schultz in New York City

        CD available from iTunes

        Published by PSNY


entre nous

    2004, 2 min

    Solo Violin with vocal sounds

    Commissioned by Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Switzerland


Natural Behaviour

    1998, rev. 2004, 11 min

    Solo Percussion (small setup)

    Premiere of final version on March 2004 by David Shively in New York City


Légèreté

    2002, 4 min

    Solo Piano

    Premiere March 2002 by Luciane Cardassi in Porte Allegre and Sao Paolo, Brazil


Pianos

    2002, 9 min

    Solo piano with two pre-recorded piano tracks on CD

    Premiere March 2002 by Richard Carrick at the Banff Center, Canada


Containment - 8 Layered Piano Improvisations

    2002, 45 min

    1. Slow Together 2. The Line, 3. Levity, 4. Lemon, 5. Stereo,

    6. 2 and 4, 7. For, 8. Four

        CD available from the composer


"Ruby, My Dear"

    1997, 8 min

    Solo Piano and three TV monitors with pre-recorded and live video and audio

    There is no score to this work.  The pianist performs Monk’s tune alongside

    two other performances that have been pre-recorded.

    Premiere April 1997 by Richard Carrick at the MATA Festival, New York City


Slowness and Tight

    1996, Two separate works, 1 min each

    Solo Piano

    Premiere 1996 by Guy Livingston in Johannesburg, South Africa

        Commercially available on CD



FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES


Adventures in the Enchanted Forest: Part One: The Dragon’s Fire

  2015, 35 min.

  Collaboration with Storyteller Bill Gordh

  Originally scored for Flute, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion, Narrator, Dancer.

  Choreography by Lydia Chrisman

  Premiere June 6, 2015, by Carrick, Gordh, Chrisman, and Turtle Bay Faculty.

    Turtle Bay Music School Production

    with support from Exploring the Metropolis. 




PEDAGOGICAL PIECES


Manic, Frustration, Music Box, Pinocchio and Fiona, Cabaret

    2006, 10 min

    Set of Five Piano Duets for young players 9 and up

    Premiered July 2006 by Students at Hoff Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, NY


Four Piano Duos and Solos

    2012

    Set of Four Piano Duets

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