John Croft


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Title, Year, Audio
Instrumentation and
other information

Dur.
Premières, Recordings
String Quartet (2000)

string quartet

First prize, String Quartet section, First Jurgenson International Competition of Young Composers (2001)
12'
Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire 2001, Studiya Novoi Muzyki
per l'aer cieco (2004)
soprano saxophone, bn, perc., mandolin, vn, va, vc, cb

Commissioned by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
varies
CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 2004, BCMG / Peter Wiegold, with narration by Timothy West
Serenata (2005)

bass fl., oboe d'amore, bass cl., perc., vn, va, vc, cb, pf

Commissioned by Ensemble Exposé
8'
The Warehouse, London, 2005, Ensemble Exposé / Roger Redgate.
par cette vie infirme et vacillante (2011)



soprano and bass flute

(No. 5 from Malédictions d'une furie; text by Jean Tardieu)
5'20"

Malédictions d'une furie (2012)

An introduction to Malédictions d'une furie from John Croft on Vimeo.

Monodrama for female voice, ensemble and live electronics

Text by Jean Tardieu
45'00"
Sounds New Festival, 2012
Intermedio II (2012)
Bass flute and percussion
5'30"
Richard Craig (bfl), Simon Limbrick (perc.), University of East Anglia, 2013
...ma quale eclissi v'oscura? (2013)

Soprano, viola, clarinet, and amplified clavichord
6'
Trio Scordatura and Fie Schouten, Het Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam, 8 December 2013
Deux méditations d'une furie (2013)


Extract from recording, forthcoming on Métier (2016)

Soprano, bass flute
8'
Lore Lixenberg (sop.), Richard Craig (bfl.), City University London, 18 Feb 2014

Recording: Cora Schmeiser (sop.), Richard Craig (bfl)

Seirēnes

(four movements;  may be performed individually (see below))
Bass flute, viola, cello, guitar
22'00"

Trio (Seirēnes III) (2014)

Bass flute, viola, cello
6'45"
Distractfold ens., International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, 30 Feb 2014

Live recording by Distractfold, St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, 10 March 2014
Quartet (Seirēnes IV) (2016) Bass flute, viola, cello, guitar
5'00

Peisinoë (Seirēnes I) (2016) Female violist (version a); female violist with live electronics (version b); viola and live electronics (version c)
5'30"

Duo (Seirēnes II) (2016)
viola and guitar
5'00"