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Title Year Description Duration Composer
Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut2019Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La virgen lava pañales2018Traditional Spanish, arranged for SATB choir and piano2Colin Matthews, Traditional
Ghost Story2018violin and piano2Colin Matthews
Rêverie2018string octet and double bass4Colin Matthews, Alexander Scriabin
Postludes2018octet for oboe/cor anglais, string trio and string quartet16Colin Matthews
The Prince of Sleep2017orchestration of the part-song by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Edward Elgar
Spleen: A Land of Rain2017medium voice and ensemble of 17 players25Colin Matthews
Ten Pig Songs2017unison and two-part voices and piano11Colin Matthews
It Rains2017baritone and ensemble of 11 players5Colin Matthews
Hidden Agenda2017piano trio11Colin Matthews
Meditation2017solo tenor or soprano recorder3Colin Matthews
As Time Returns2018baritone and ensemble of 12 players set to poems by Ivan Blatný20Colin Matthews
Bell-wether2017solo alto flute (or flute)2Colin Matthews
Images (Book 1)2018Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews14Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Voices of the Air2016soprano, chorus and chamber orchestra18Colin Matthews
La Vallée des Cloches2016Ravel, orchestrated by Colin Matthews6Colin Matthews, Maurice Ravel
Pavan: St Thomas Wake!20167 playersColin Matthews, John Bull
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen2016transcription for tenor and chamber ensemble of 12 players17Colin Matthews, Gustav Mahler
Figures, suspended2016solo oboe5Colin Matthews
String Quartet No.52015string quartet11Colin Matthews
Five Songs2015Sibelius, orchestrated by Colin Matthews12Colin Matthews, Jean Sibelius
Oiseaux tristes2015Ravel, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Maurice Ravel
Il vostro dipartir2015arranged for string orchestraColin Matthews, Maddalena Casulana
Spiralling2014chamber orchestra25Colin Matthews
The Pied Piper of Hamelin20142 narrators, children's chorus and orchestra45Colin Matthews
Three of a kind2013horn, cello and pianoColin Matthews
Nowhere to hide2013piano trio14Colin Matthews
Traces Remain2013orchestra20Colin Matthews
String Quartet No.42012string quartet16Colin Matthews
Syrinx2012Debussy, arranged by Colin Matthews for flute and pianoColin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Drammatico2012cello and electronicsColin Matthews
Berceuse for Elliott2012piano3Colin Matthews
Fortyssimo2012orchestra4Colin Matthews
Night Rides2011chamber orchestra14Colin Matthews
No Man's Land2011tenor, baritone and chamber orchestra27Colin Matthews
Grand Barcarolle2011chamber orchestra14Colin Matthews
Grand Barcarolle2011orchestra14Colin Matthews
Seven Songs2010soprano and chamber orchestra17Colin Matthews, Gabriel Fauré
Three Songs Without Words2010string quartetColin Matthews, Felix Mendelssohn
LXX201012 players3Colin Matthews
Tanglewood Fanfare2009horn and piano3Colin Matthews
Symphony in B Minor (Finale)2009Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews15Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Crossing the Alps2009choir and optional organ7Colin Matthews
Violin Concerto2009violin and orchestra20Colin Matthews
Scherzetto2009chamber ensemble of 6 players3Colin Matthews
"Nicht zu schnell" from Piano Quartet2009Mahler, orchestrated by Colin Matthews12Colin Matthews, Gustav Mahler
Study 3 from Three Studies2009bass clarinet, cello and piano3Colin Matthews
Nacht und Träume2008Schubert, orch. Colin Matthews for mezzo-soprano and orchestra4Colin Matthews, Franz Schubert
Out in the dark2008voice and piano3Colin Matthews
The Island2007voice and chamber ensemble of 7 players10Colin Matthews
A Quick Start2007brass ensemble of 12 players and percussion3Colin Matthews
Alphabicycle Order2007narrator, children's chorus and orchestra30Colin Matthews
Movements for a Clarinet Concerto2007Britten, devised and orchestrated by Colin Matthews17Benjamin Britten, Colin Matthews
Voiles2006Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune2006Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Les collines d'Anacapri2006Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Chaconne2006Bach, arranged by Brahms for left hand and subsequently arranged by Colin Matthews for chamber ensemble of 5 players12Colin Matthews, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms
Bruyères2006Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La cathédrale engloutie2006Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews5Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Galiarda2006Thomas Morley, arranged by Colin Matthews for chamber orchestra3Colin Matthews, Thomas Morley
Turning Point2006orchestra18Colin Matthews
Luminoso2006viola and piano4Colin Matthews
scorrevole2006viola and piano4Colin Matthews
Postlude - Monsieur Croche2006piano4Colin Matthews
Postlude - Monsieur Croche2006orchestra4Colin Matthews
Four Moods1999/2006viola and piano17½Colin Matthews
Fanfare and Flourish (with fireflies)2005fanfare for orchestra6Colin Matthews
Berceuse for Dresden2005cello and orchestra11Colin Matthews
La fille aux cheveux de lin2005Debussy, arranged by Colin Matthews for two harps and strings4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Brouillards2005Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Le vent dans la plaine2005Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir2005Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Ondine2004Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
''Général Lavine'' - eccentric2004Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Danseuses de Delphes2004Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Bravo LSO2004orchestra2Colin Matthews
Little Berceuse2004clarinet quintet3Colin Matthews
Two Studies for Contrabassoon2002-2004for contrabassoon4Colin Matthews
Time Stands Still2004violin, horn & piano5Colin Matthews
A Voice to Wake2004soprano and chamber ensemble of 9 players12Colin Matthews
Mechaniks Bench 22003flexible instrumentationvariableColin Matthews
Bassoonova2003solo bassoon9Colin Matthews
Three Preludes2003piano7Colin Matthews
Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Reflected Images2003orchestra13Colin Matthews
Des pas sur la neige2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La danse de Puck2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La Puerta del Vino2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
La Sérénade interrompue2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Minstrels2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Les fées sont d'exquises danseuses2003Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Les tierces alternées2002Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Canope2002Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews3Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Flourish with Fireflies2002chamber ensemble of 16 players4Colin Matthews
Vivo2002orchestra5Colin Matthews
Estrangement2002unaccompanied SATB chorus5Colin Matthews
The Angels' Carol2002unaccompanied SATB chorus5Colin Matthews
The Journey Ends Here2001solo cello and chamber ensemble of 19 players8Colin Matthews
A Quick Start2001brass quintet3Colin Matthews
Horn Concerto2001horn and orchestra23Colin Matthews
Fanfare for the 2001 Proms2001brass and percussion2Colin Matthews
Feuilles mortes2001Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Feux d'artifice2001Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews5Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest2001Debussy, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Pluto, the renewer2000large orchestra6Colin Matthews
Continuum2000mezzo soprano and chamber ensemble of 23 players40Colin Matthews
Aftertones2000medium voice, SATB chorus and orchestra26Colin Matthews
Little Continuum1999chamber ensemble of 16 players4Colin Matthews
Two Tributes1999chamber ensemble of 16 players11Colin Matthews
Calmo1999viola and piano6Colin Matthews
Introduction, Chaconne & Corrente1999solo guitar5Colin Matthews
Oscuro1999viola and piano4Colin Matthews
Palinode (nine cellos)1999nine cellos10Colin Matthews
Unfolded Order1999orchestra14Colin Matthews
Fanfare in Sea1999orchestra3Colin Matthews
Ouverture: Rübezahl1999orchestra6Colin Matthews
Little Pavane1999flute and piano3Colin Matthews
Vier Stücke1999Berg, arranged by Colin Matthews for clarinet and 8 players7Colin Matthews, Alban Berg
Lento assai from String Quartet No.16 (op.135)1998Beethoven, arr. Colin Matthews for string orchestra7Colin Matthews, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Elegeia1998chamber ensemble of 15 players7Colin Matthews
Trois Poemes de Stéphane Mallarmé1998Debussy, arranged by Colin Matthews for soprano and chamber ensemble of 9 players10Colin Matthews, Claude A Debussy
Capriccioletto1998Violin and piano2Colin Matthews
Dowlandia1997John Bull, William Byrd and John Dowland, arranged by Colin Matthews for chamber ensemble of 15 players11Colin Matthews
Elegiac Chaconne1997chamber ensemble of 5 players7Colin Matthews
Five Variations on the National Song: Rule Britannia1997Beethoven, orchestrated by Colin Matthews5Colin Matthews, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Concerto for Cello No.21996cello and orchestra27Colin Matthews
Renewal1996chorus and large orchestra54Colin Matthews
Intrada1996wind, brass and percussion8Colin Matthews
Threnody1996piano, harp and strings12Colin Matthews
Metamorphosis1996SATB chorus and orchestra13Colin Matthews
M501995orchestra4Colin Matthews
Fantazia 131995Purcell, arranged by Colin Matthews for string quartet5Colin Matthews, Henry Purcell
Fantazia 131995Purcell, arranged by Colin Matthews for ensemble of 4 players5Colin Matthews, Henry Purcell
Three Interludes1994clarinet, viola and piano7Colin Matthews
Pli de lin1994soprano and piano quintet8Colin Matthews
23 Frames1994chamber ensemble of 4 players12Colin Matthews
String Quartet No.31994string quartet35Colin Matthews
...through the glass1994chamber ensemble of 16 players16Colin Matthews
Toccata Meccanica1993symphonic wind band10Colin Matthews
Memorial1993large orchestra18Colin Matthews
L, bent1993chamber ensemble of 10 players4Colin Matthews
Omaggio1993violin and piano4Colin Matthews
Night-Spell1992oboe and piano5Colin Matthews
Contraflow1992chamber ensemble of 14 players12Colin Matthews
Broken Symmetry1992orchestra20Colin Matthews
Palinode1992Solo cello10Colin Matthews
Hidden Variables (orchestral version)1991orchestra13Colin Matthews
Duologue1991oboe and piano12Colin Matthews
Three Machines1991toy instruments and small orchestra10Colin Matthews
To Compose Without the Least Knowledge of Music1991Mozart's Ein musikalisches Wurfelspiel (A Musical Dice Game), realized by Colin Matthews for wind sextet6Colin Matthews, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mondnacht1990chamber ensemble of 4 players - oboe and string trio5Colin Matthews, Robert Schumann
Cadenzas to Haydn's C major Cello Concerto Hob VIIb 11990solo cello2Colin Matthews
Chiaroscuro1990orchestra16Colin Matthews
Machines and Dreams1990toy instruments and full orchestra15Colin Matthews
A Rose at Christmas1990unaccompanied double chorus5Colin Matthews
Aubade1990high or low voice and piano4Colin Matthews
Five Concertinos1990wind quintet10Colin Matthews
Cadenza to Haydn's Cello Concerto Hob VIIb 21990solo celloColin Matthews
Cantata on the Death of Antony1989soprano and chamber ensemble of 5 players4Colin Matthews
Prometheus Fragment198912 part chorus and small orchestra3Colin Matthews
Quatrain1989wind, brass and percussion10Colin Matthews
Hidden Variables1989chamber orchestra of 15 players13Colin Matthews
Strugnell's Haiku1989voice and chamber ensemble of 5 players3Colin Matthews
Five Untitled Pieces1989solo flute/piccolo7Colin Matthews
Oboe Quartet No.21989Oboe and string trio9Colin Matthews
Strugnell's Haiku1989Voice and piano3Colin Matthews
Three part Chaconne1989string trio and piano left hand9Colin Matthews
Three Studies1989clarinet/bass clarinet and piano12Colin Matthews
Cortège1988orchestra19Colin Matthews
Fuga1988chamber ensemble of 8 players11Colin Matthews
The Great Journey1988baritone and chamber ensemble of 8 players50Colin Matthews
Two Part Invention1988chamber ensemble of 19 players18Colin Matthews
Chaconne with Chorale and Moto Perpetuo1988Violin and piano6Colin Matthews
Eleven Studies in Velocity1987piano15Colin Matthews
Pursuit1987Ballet for 16 or 17 players25Colin Matthews
Monody1987orchestra20Colin Matthews
String Quartet No.21986/89string quartet15Colin Matthews
Three Enigmas1985cello and piano10Colin Matthews
Suns Dance1985chamber ensemble of 10 players17Colin Matthews
Five Duos1985cello and piano12Colin Matthews
La virgen lava pañales1985Traditional Spanish, orchestrated by Colin Matthews4Colin Matthews, Traditional
Toccata Meccanica1984orchestra10Colin Matthews
Concerto for Cello No.11984cello and orchestra28Colin Matthews
Triptych1984Tripartite Inventions for piano quintet6Colin Matthews
Night's Mask1984soprano and chamber ensemble of 7 players10Colin Matthews
Canonic Overture1983orchestra4Colin Matthews
Divertimento1982double string orchestra21Colin Matthews
Second Hand Flames1982Vocalise for SSATB voices8Colin Matthews
Divertimento1982double string quartet21Colin Matthews
Oboe Quartet No.11981oboe and string trio10Colin Matthews
Marriage1981Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Colin Matthews and Oliver Knussen. Opera in 1 act 4 scenes35Colin Matthews, Oliver Knussen, Modest Mussorgsky
Sonata No.5: Landscape1980orchestra30Colin Matthews
Berceuse and Sarabande1979from Suite for Piano8Colin Matthews
Little Suite No.21979small orchestra8Colin Matthews
Little Suite1979harp5Colin Matthews
Shadows in the Water1979high voice and piano10Colin Matthews
String Quartet No.11979string quartet27Colin Matthews
Suite for Piano1979piano20Colin Matthews
Rainbow Studies1978chamber ensemble of 5 players17Colin Matthews
Un Colloque Sentimental1978Cycle for medium voice and piano20Colin Matthews
Toccata, Nocturne and Scherzo1977From Suite for piano12Colin Matthews
Night Music1977small orchestra19Colin Matthews
Five Sonnets: To Orpheus1976tenor and harp20Colin Matthews
Five Studies1976piano12Colin Matthews
Specula1976chamber ensemble of 4 players12Colin Matthews
Partita1975/98solo violin10Colin Matthews
Ceres1972chamber ensemble of 9 players15Colin Matthews