Works

Soul's paths

2016

Site specific contemporary dance work

Trumpet, Violin and percussion with live and preset electronic sound

(with Matrafisc Dance  and Vonnegut Collective - Manchester, October 2016)


...tiny lights...

2015

for Trumpet, Violin, E flat Clarinet and Bass Clarinet with live and preset electronic sound

 Commissioned by the Vonnegut Collective for Didsbury Arts Festival 2015

(premiere by Vonnegut Collective with Norman Skipp - Manchester, June 2015)


45 rpm

2014

Soundtrack to short film

(New Zealand premiere - Auckland, September 2014)


Thing with Feathers

2013

butoh dance theatre collaboration with butoh artist Gabrielle New

(Colour Box studio - Melbourne, December 2013)


Obsidian

2011

for Cor Anglais, Clarinet in A and Bassoon

(premiere by Manchester Reed Trio - Manchester, April 2011)


Creature:

2009 - 11

a three part butoh dance theatre collaboration with butoh artist Gabrielle New

The Void 2009

Menagerie of Innocence 2010

Emergence 2010


Ventral Stream

2010

for Clarinet Quartet - Clarinet in E flat, 2 Clarinets in B flat and Bass Clarinet

(premiere by New Zealand Clarinet Quartet - Wellington, NZ, March 2010)


The Right to Remain Silent

2007

Electronic - realised at Centre de Création Musicale Iannis Xenakis (CCMIX), Paris. February - May 2007

(premiere VIII édition Le Festival LICENCES « Brûlures des Langues » - Paris, December 2007)


Of Breath

2006

duo for B flat clarinet with electronic sounds and live processing

(premiere by Gretchen Dunsmore and Norman Skipp at The University of Sheffield - February 2006)


An Aversion to Light [2]

2005

experimental dance film collaboration with dancer/choreographer Kristian Larsen and sound artist/composer leyton


Illusion Palace: Chapter 1

2006

dance/theatre collaboration with Wilhemeena Munroe

(premiere season - Auckland, NZ - March - April 2006)


Beyond Skin

2004

Mixed media dance colloboration with Kathleen Skipp

Version 1

Choreographer/dancer: Kathleen Skipp; Dancer/designer: Amber Haines; Music: Ryan Ritchie;                      Video Artist: Norm Skipp

(premiere season - Short Circuit programme, Nextwave 2004 Melbourne, Australia – May 2004)

Version 2

Choreographer/dancer: Kathleen Skipp; Video Artist / Composer: Norm Skipp

(premiere perfomance - Version Festival - Auckland, NZ - December 2004)


Epithalamion

2003

Real-time processing performance of ee Cummings poem

Collaboration with actor Michael Hurst

(Performance created for (09) 03 Contemporary Music Festival, Auckland, NZ – October 2003)


Shadow 2001/3

Solo bass trombone with electroacoustic sound

Collaboration with bass trombonist Tim Sutton. Initially devloped for 'Feast'

Premiere concert performance by Tim Sutton – bass trombone - (09) 03 Contemporary Music Festival, Auckland, NZ – October 2003)

 


Tinge

2003

Mixed media dance work

Collaboration with choreographer/multimedia artist Wilhemeena Munroe

(performance as part of Soliton 3, Auckland, NZ – April 2003)


Safe In Sound 2001:

Opening

Get up and tell them

Emergence

Sonic Painting

Meditation on Place

Ebon Blackness

Do You Hear?


Te Kore (The Void) 2001


Feast 2000:

State

The Eel Catcher

Shadow


Mon Petit Chou 2000


Brittle 1999


Asylum 1999


Haze

1997/8

for cello, double bass, B flat clarinet, bass clarinet, bass trombone and percussion

Premiere concert performance by 175 East - Katherine Hebley - cello, Daniel Stabler - double bass, Gretchen Dunsmore - b flat clarinet, Andrew Uren - bass clarinet, Tim Sutton – bass trombone, Lenny Sakofsky - percussion - Hopetoun Alpha, Auckland, NZ – 11 May 1999

 


Urge

1992/7

for cello, double bass and percussion

Premiere concert performance by 175 East - Katherine Hebley - cello, Daniel Stabler - double bass, Lenny Sakofsky - percussion - Artspace, Auckland, NZ – 19 October 1997


The Returning 1995


Untitled 1995


Flicker 1995


Untitled 1994


Untitled 1994


Tu Fa Malosi 1994


Decoys 1994


Slight (originally 'For Whom the Bell Tolls') 1994


Untitled (reworking of Threni) 1994


Sleeper 1994


Wired 1994


Nerve 1993


Mass 1993


Much Ado About Nothing 1993


Threni 1992


Just 1992


Urge 1992


Threshold 1992


Screaming 1992


Numb 1991


Silence 1991


Wasteland 1991


Stract 1990


Behind Those Eyes That Smile 1990


Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Forever...? 1990