Music

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Barbara Scales - Latitude45 Arts

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Catalogue of Works
 

  • Soundtrack for “Tired of Living, Feared of Dying,” a Dennis Cameron documentary for Rex Video, London, UK; Year: 1996; Duration: 9’12”; Scored for electronics
     

  • Music for “The Leopard Son,” a Discovery Channel/Hugo van Lawick film, (European production); Year: 1996; Duration: 22’; Scored for electronics
     

  • Soundtrack for “Pavlov” (Dutch television, 1997)
     

  • Memoriam in D,” for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra; commissioned; Year: 2004; Duration: 25’19”, Scored for solo violin, violoncello, and symphony orchestra
     

  •  “Movement for Piano Trio,” Year: 2007; Duration: 4’11”; Scored for piano, violin and violoncello
     

  •  “Piano Quartet,” 3 Movements; Year: 2008; Duration: 9’37”; Scored for piano, violin, viola and violoncello; First performance by Trio Amsterdam, June 2010
     

  • Chamber Symphony “Remember to Forget”, commissioned by Turning Point Ensemble, Year: 2009; Duration: 16’06”; Scored for flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, trumpet in C, trombone, cymbals, snare drum, tam-tam, 5 timpani, triangle, tubular bells, whip, harp, pianoforte, and strings. World premiere: Turning Point Ensemble, Vancouver, October 2 and 4, 2009, on occasion of the 50th anniversary of Canadian Music Centre.
     

  • Piano Sonata: “Something for Piano 1 and 2.” Commissioned by Jacob Boogaart. Year: 2005; Duration: 9’20”; Recorded on “The Art of Dutch Keyboard Music” (2014). BV Haast Records, 2014
     

  • The Second Man.” Movement for two pianos. Commission (2017)
     

  • Chamber Symphony “Children’s War Diaries”; Year: 2017; Duration: 15 minutes; Scored for alto flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, Wagner Tuba, trumpet in C, trombone, two percussionists (Peking gong, snare drum, tam-tam, bass drum, glockenspiel, tubular bells, tambourine, temple blocks, Burma bells, cowbell, thunder sheet), strings, pianoforte, and sound samples. World premiere performance by Vincent de Kort, conductor, and L’Orchestre Metropolitain de Montréal (November 2, 2019).
     

  • Piano Concerto”, 3 movements; Year: 2009; Revision: 2017; Duration: 21’20”; Scored for flute + piccolo, flute + alto / oboe, oboe + cor anglais / Eb, Bb and bass clarinets / 2 bassoons / contrabassoon // 4 F horns / piccolo trumpet in A, 2 trumpets in C / 2 tenor trombones / bass trombone/ tuba // 6 timpani / BD, SD, TT, triangle, xylophone, crash cymbal, tom-tom, tubular bells / celesta / harp // V1, V2, Viola, Celli, Contrabass // solo pianoforte. World-premiere recording July 15-16, 2019 (Assaff Weisman, Vincent de Kort, L’orchestre Metropolitain de Montréal).
     

  • Viola Concerto” 4 movements; Year: 2018; Duration: 24’; Scored for piccolo, 2 flutes, oboe, 2 Bb clarinets (1st clarinet doubling Eb clarinet), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 F-horns, 2 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (gran cassa, snare drum, tam-tam, tubular bells, triangle, xylophone, castanets), celesta, pianoforte (1 player), violin 1 (10), violin 2 (10), viola (6), violoncello (6), contrabass (4), harp, and viola solo (world premiere performance by Maté Szücs delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. World premiere recording by Marina Thibeault scheduled for 2021.)
     

  • Harp Concerto” 3 movements; Year: 2020; commissioned by The Government of The Netherlands, on occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations International Court of Justice, The Hague. Duration: 23’; Scored for flute, Bb clarinet f-horn, Bb trumpet, trombone, timpani, percussion violin (2), viola (2), violoncello (2) and harp solo (world premiere performance by Lavinia Meijer scheduled for April 2021).
     

  • Hope and Belief”; Year: 2020; Duration 2’; Scored for flute, oboe, string quintet (2/1/1/1) and mixed choir (world premiere performance by Ensemble Caprice scheduled for February 28, 2021).
     

  • Three songs on poetry by Else Lasker-Schüler”; commissioned by Ensemble Caprice and The Jerusalem Baroque orchestra; Year: 2020; Duration 10’; Scored for flute (2), oboe (2), D-trumpet (2) violin I, violin II, viola, violoncello, contrabass, timpani, tubular bells, tambourine and soprano (world premiere performance by Sharon Azrieli scheduled for December 17, 2020. World premiere recording by Measha Brueggergosman, scheduled for 2021).
     

  •  “Goldwasser,” Opera in 2 acts; Libretto: Joel Ivany, Christoph Buchwald, based on the novel “The Goldwasser Family” by Ariëlla Kornmehl; Year: 2012-2019; Duration: approximately 90’; Scored for 5 voices and symphony orchestra; world premiere performance at Lincoln Center, NY, NY; (delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Production featured in a mini-series for Dutch national TV.

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This project is funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.

Ce projet est financé en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.