flute (5, 15, 22b), contrabass flute w/ electronics/installation (22a), ocarina with voice (see 22a)
oboe (11)
clarinet (24), bass clarinet (16)
bassoon (4), also see ‘Boat Song’ for baritone & bassoon
contraforte (17)
recorder – alto Ganassi (28), tenor Ganassi (13), also a recorder concerto: The Guest 😉
horn (8 – free download)
trumpet (20, 29; also see pieces for trumpet & soprano)
double bell euphonium (10a), double bell trombone (10b)
percussion – hand drum (14 – free download), woodblock (2)
harp (21)
piano (9, 27)
violin (18, 19, 25a), hardanger fiddle (19), also a violin concerto: Speak, Be Silent
viola (1, 25b)
‘cello (3, 7, 12, 23)
double bass (26)
koto with voice (6)

See Ricordi Berlin searchable catalogue for program notes and to order scores

1. Amulet (1992), 7′, Ricordi Milano 136483     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png    Unknown.png
solo viola
Premiere: 26 May 1994, Jennifer Curl, Beckett Theatre, Melbourne

2. An Elemental Thing (2017), 15′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4793     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png
solo wood block
Commissioned by Speak Percussion
Premiere: 23 Sept 2017, Eugene Ughetti, Brisbane ‘Transplanted Roots’ conference

3. an ocean beyond earth (2016), 16′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4635   Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo ‘cello (set up in an installation, prepared with thread and violin)
Premiere: 9 Sept 2016, Séverine Ballon, Melbourne Recital Centre

4. Axis Mundi (2012-13), 10′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4263     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png
solo bassoon
Premiere rev. version, 1 Oct 2014, Alban Wesly, Musica, Strasbourg

5. bioluminescence (2019), 6′,  Ricordi Berlin Sy.4978   Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png   Unknown.png
solo flute
Premiere May 2019, Paula Rae, Taiwan

6. Burning House (1995), 12′, Ricordi Milano Score 138635     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
koto & voice (1 performer)
Text: 3 poems by Izumi Shikibu (in Japanese)
Score written in traditional Japanese koto notation
Premiere: 30 June 1996, Satsuki Odamura, Lismore

7. ‘Cello Playing ~ as Meteorology (2021), 8′
solo ‘cello
Written for James Morley as part of the ANAM Set project
Premiere: 8 December 2021, James Morley, Melbourne

8. Dianna (2020), 2′, (self-published) free download    iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo horn
Commissioned by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra as part of ‘Australian miniseries’ & written for Dianna Gaetjens
Premiere: 21 Aug 2020, Canberra (online)

9. The Four Seasons (after Cy Twombly) (2008), 30′, Ricordi London RICL120     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png    Unknown.png
solo piano
I. Autumn, 6′ II. Winter, 6′ III. Spring, 7′ IV Summer (Sema), 10′
total duration: 30′
Commissioned by Ian Potter Foundation, Australia
Premiere: 10 February 2009, Marilyn Nonken, Musica Nova, Helsinki

10a. The Green Lion Eats the Sun (2014), 7′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4233      Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png
double bell euphonium
Commissioned by Ensemble musikFabrik with the assistance of the Ministry of Culture NRW and dedicated to Melvyn Poore.
Premiere: 19 April 2015, Melvyn Poore, Funkhaus am Wallrafplatz, Cologne

10b. The Green Lion Eats the Sun (2014) Ricordi Berlin Sy.4233     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png    iconmonstr-video-2.png
Version for double bell trombone (same score)
Version created by Ben Marks and premiered 25 Oct 2018 at Vertice Festival, Mexico

11. Gyfu (gift) (2011), 10′, Ricordi Munich Sy. 4073     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png
solo oboe
Commissioned by the ARD Musikwettbewerb
Premiere: 4 September 2011, Munich

12. Invisibility (2009), 12-13′, Ricordi Munich Sy. 4042     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo Violoncello with two bows
Premiere: 26 November 2009, Séverine Ballon, Huddersfield,

13. The long forgetting (2007), 7′, Ricordi London RICL086     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png
solo tenor Ganassi recorder
[companion piece to weaver of fictions for solo alto Ganassi]
Premiere: 15 March 2008, Genevieve Lacey, St. Elisabeth-Kirche, Maerzmusik Berlinerfestspiele

14. Love Letter (2011), (self published) a postcard piece – click title for score     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo hand drum
Duration: unspecified (performer determined)
‘Postcard’ piece commissioned by Speak Percussion for 10th Anniversary
Premiere: 17 April 2011, Matthias Schack-Arnott (Iranian hand drum), C3 Arts Space, Melbourne

15. Lucid dreaming (2022)
[score available in 2023]
solo flute
written for Bettina Junge

16. Microbiome (2020), 8′     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png      iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo bass clarinet
Premiere: 30 Sept 2020, Carl Rosman, km28, Berlin

17. Nautilus (2022), 7-8′
[performance reserved until 2023]
solo contraforte
Premiere: Lorelei Dowling

18. One and the Other (Speculative Polskas for Karin) (2021-22), 13′
[performance reserved until 2023]
solo violin (with low octave string)
Premiere: Karin Hellqvist, violin

19. Philtre (1997), 5′, Ricordi Milano 138070     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo violin (scordatura) [or Hardanger fiddle]
Premiere: 15 March 1998, Mary Oliver (Norwegian Hardanger fiddle), Amsterdam

20. Roda – The living circle (2017), 11′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4800     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo trumpet
Premiere: 8 August 2017, Tristram Williams, Melbourne Meat Market

21. Rug Music (2015), 4′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4427     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png
solo harp
Commissioned by Marshall McGuire
Premiere: 15 May 2015, Marshall McGuire, Melbourne Recital Centre

22a. Sex Magic (2020), 45′ [performance reserved until end of 2022]
for Contrabass Flute (alto ocarina, Aztec ‘death whistle’, bell, pedal bass drum),
electronics and installation of kinetic percussion instruments
Commissioned. by Claire Chase
Premiere: 15-16 May 2020, Claire Chase (contrabass flute), Levy Lorenzo (sound engineer), The Kitchen at Queenslab, New York
The following sections can be excerpted: Moss – on the Sacred Erotic, contrabass flute 5′
Throat Song, for ocarina & voice, 3′

22b. The Slow Moon Climbs; the deep (2021), 2′
version of ‘The Slow Moon Climbs’ from Sex Magic arranged for solo flute
for Claire Chase’s Density Seeds Project making elements of her
commissioning program accessible to young musicians
Free download at

23. Spirit Weapons (1999-2000), 17′, Ricordi Milano 138579     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png
Part I for violoncello solo 6’5″
Part II for contrabass clarinet and 3 percussion, 9′
The two parts may be performed separately
Commissioned by Ensemble Intercontemporain
Premiere: 4 November 2000, Paris, Centre G. Pompidou
violoncello Pierre Strauch, clarinets Alain Billard,
percussion: Vincent Bauer, Daniel Ciampolini and Michel Cerutti

24. Sonorous Body (2008), 12′, Ricordi London RICL112     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo b flat clarinet
Commissioned by Zeitgenoessischer Oper Berlin & ELISION (TON project)
Premiere: 15 March 2008, Richard Haynes, St Elisabeth-Kirche, Berlin

25a. The Su Song Star Map (2017), 12′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4794     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png     iconmonstr-video-2.png
solo violin
Premiere 26 Feb 2018, Ashot Sarkissjan, CFA Concert Hall, Boston

25b. The Su Song Star Map (2017/2019), 12′, Ricordi Berlin 4985     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png
solo viola (version of solo violin work) for Alfonso Noriega

26. The Table of Knowledge (2017), 18′, Ricordi Berlin Sy.4768     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png
solo double bass (with voice & preparation with thread)
Premiere 2 May 2018, Florentin Ginot, Acht Brücken, Philharmonie Köln

27. Transcendental Étude (2022)
[performance reserved until end of 2024]
solo piano
for Kirill Gerstein

28. Weaver of fictions (2007), 5′, Ricordi London RICL084     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png    Unknown.png
(Prelude to The Navigator)
solo alto Ganassi recorder
Premiere: 26 May 2007, Genevieve Lacey, Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne

29. Wild Winged One (2007), 8′, Ricordi London RICL085     Shopping_Cart_Rounded_Solid-512.png     Unknown.png
solo trumpet
Premiere: 6 September 2007, Nathan Plante, Museum fur Asiatische Kunst, Berlin