Theatre/Stage/Opera

Wired [2022]
80 mins. Dance-theatre music score
Kinetic Light, New York

Break Down De Doom [2017]
25 mins. Mezzo soprano & string quartet
Text by Mac Wellman

I Used to Feel… [2016]
30 mins. Any solo treble instrument & deaf, signing performer
Site-specific: hotel room
Text by A Ní Ríain

Treasured [2012]
90 mins. Tpt, brass quintet, fixed audio, six actors, projection
Text & music by A Ní Ríain

Brief-Blue-Electric-Bloom [2010]
60 mins. Two deaf, signing performers
Two guitars [electric and acoustic]
Video animation & fixed audio
Text by A Ní Ríain

Sawn-off Opera [2006/2009]
60 mins. Sop, mezzo, ten, bar
Five chamber operas set in hotel rooms
Text by David Gaffney

The Falling [2005]
60 mins. Harp, fixed media including spoken text
Text & music by A Ní Ríain

 

Orchestral

The Land Grows Weary of its Own [2023]
19 mins. Large orchestra.

Calling mutely through lipless mouth [2022]
15 mins. Orchestra. 2222 222 Perc [x 2] & Strings

Flower Scar Road [2021]
14 mins. Orchestra. 2222 222 Perc [x 2] Strings

 

Vocal

Refuse to be Wrecked [2023]
10 mins. Soprano & fixed audio media
Text by Howard Barker

From the Diary of an Exile [2022]
15 mins. SATB Choir. 3 Movements.
Text by Mac Amhlaigh/Iremonger

Watershed [2021]
25 mins. Any low treble voice & piano
Text by Jessica Brown

A Crow’s Wisp/Sop Préacháin [2019]
12 mins. Soprano and piano
Text by Aifric Mac Aodha

Cimmerian [2015]
5 mins. Solo Mezzo & fixed media
Text by A Ní Ríain

Eyeless (2012)
14 mins. Folk singer and SATB Choir
Text by A Ní Ríain (in Irish & English)

End with Words of Hope (2010)
9 mins. Soprano & clarinet
Text by Sappho & Ní Ríain

Spurious Balancing (2003)
5 mins. Counter-tenor, tenor, baritone
Text by A Ní Ríain

Attrition (2001)
14 mins. Soprano & piano
Text by Kenneth Clarke

Two Eavan Boland Songs (1995/6)
5 mins. Any solo voice
Text by Eavan Boland

 

Solos

Oneiric [2024]
Solo violin. 6 mins.

Doomed. Damned. Done For. And Still… [2023]
7 mins. Cello & fixed audio

Mascaron [2022]
6 mins. Double-bass & fixed audio

I will see if I can see/Feicfidh mé má thig liom feicsin (2022)
6 mins. Accordion, fixed media [aduio and video]

Hiding Out ‘Neath the Everything [2021]
6 mins. Violin and fixed audio

Tick (2020)
70 secs. Organ

Our First Lesson in Forgetting (2019)
7 mins. Classical guitar

Anomaly (2019)
1 min. Toy piano

The Height of Me (2018)
5 mins. Piano

Soberado (2017)
4 mins. Toy piano

Sklonište (2015/16)
60 mins. Accordion [& video]

Not About Heroes (2014)
20 mins. Cello 
[originally written for theatre production]

When I die, you can do what you want (2014)
12 mins. Violin with video

Treasured (2012)
10 mins. Trumpet 
[originally written for theatre production]

Beautiful Cracked Eyes (2008)
11 mins. Piano

Surrealist Pilgrims (2007)
12 mins. Cello & fixed audio

Into the Sea of Waking Dreams… (2007)
10 mins. Piano with optional texts

2 Steep 4 Sheep (some hills are) (2006)
6 mins. Harpsichord and fixed audio

The Falling (2005)
8 mins. Harp 
[originally written for theatre production]

Rude Boy (2002)
3 mins. Piano

Flat-Footed-Former-Flyer (2002)
12 mins. Trombone

Dogs in Waiting (1999)
8 mins. Double-bass

 

Duos

Sour Morning Crimson [2020]
7 mins. Organ & electronics

Parambassis [2019]
10 mins. Bass-clarinet & recorders

Highfalutin [2017]
2 mins. Two flutes

Consent #7 [2017]
7 mins. Bass-flute and Bass-clarinet

The Consequences of Falling [2013]
12 mins. Double-bass & trumpet

Chainstitchembroidered [2012]
14 mins. Fl, pf

Quantitas Speaks [2012]
12 mins. Piano duo & fixed audio

10,000 Deviants [2007]
5 mins. Flute, piano (& optional speaker)

FIRST ABSOLUTE EXECUTION [2004]
11 mins. Bass-clarinet & accordion

DON’T! [2000]
4 mins. Bass-clarinet & cello

The Man Made of Rain [1999]
10 mins. Clarinet/speaker & piano

 

Trios/Quartets

Born Unfixed to Bend and Break and Leave Behind [2023]
13 mins. Violin, cello & piano

Soundless [2016]
5 mins. Violin, oboe, tenor recorder

Reinventions [2010]
18 mins. Clarinet, viola, piano (optional texts/speaker)

UPTHEWALLS [2007]
5 mins. Trumpet, drumkit, double-bass

The Last Time I Died… [2002]
8 mins. Violin, piano, percussion

Under the Rose… [2000]
10 mins. Flute, violin, piano

Wait [2020]
20 mins. String quartet

Dubinina’s Tongue [2015]
10 mins. Percussion Quartet & optional video

 

Quintets/Sextets

Revelling/Reckoning [2021]
14 mins. Wind quintet & percussion

In Sleep… (2010) [with mezzo]
15 mins. Ms, fl, clar, bsn, tpt, trb, pf, perc
Text by A Ní Ríain

A Song for My Body (1998) [with soprano]
12 mins. Sop, fl, tpt, vc, pf, perc
Text by Christy Brown

Orizzontale [1997]
9 mins. Violin, clarinet, cello, piano

 

Installations

Dendrocopos [2023]

No Other Word For It [2020]

Linger [2015-16]

INTONE [2013]

Taken [2012]

Boy you turn me [2011]

Down [2010]

Conversations we wish we’d had [2009]

Lighthouse Lullaby [2009]

Stones [2008]

StreetSong [2006]

Missing Persons [2006]

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