Music

Leigh Landy

Compositions (chronologically ordered)

Five Introspections (1972) Published by Ascolta Music (Holland) 5 min. - flute
Computer Study No. 1 (1972) 1 min. - stereo tape
La Phase (1973-Computer Music) 7 min. - stereo tape
Ambiguïté (1973-Musique concrète) Columbia Princeton Electronic Music Centre 11 min. - 3 tapes and two rooms
Regiones Vocales (1973) Indeterminate - multiples of 7 (amateur) voices
...tumque requievit (1974) 25 min. - 6 percussionists/more than 100 instruments
Expansions (1974) 18 min. - 22 piece jazz ensemble
O Faccia d'una Luna (1975) 12 min. - 8-voice chorus
Le roman de Zizi (1976-opera: text M. Jaffrennou) 1-1/2 hours - 2 choruses (8 + 4), 8 soloists, tapes, 6 dancers and 10 instruments.
Wolken Wind Schermen (1976) Indeterminate - duet for solo oboe or flute, live electronics and tapes
Do It Yourself (1977) Indeterminate - solo for voice-over(s)/tape(s)
Regiones Instrumentales (1977) Indeterminate - 21 - 99 piece orchestra and a very large space
Cedar Tavern (1978/79) 14 min. - piano
non contare (1979, 1984) 12 min. - versions for cello or guitar
Müller-Lieder (1980 - texts Heiner Müller) 21 min. - solo vc., any 2 solo insts
What's Left (1980-Studio Univ. of Amsterdam) A pin-ball musique concrète work. 18 min. - stereo tape
Le plein d'plumes (1981) The first of a series of video sculptures made in collaboration with M. Jaffrennou 7 min. - 3 video tapes & monitors plus sound-track
Marina (1981 - series - Music & Nature) 30-60 min. - many brass, perc. insts., visuals and boat harbour
Mon coeur se recommande à vous (1982 - text-sound poem - Bernard Heidsieck - studio Univ. of Amsterdam) Commission of the Dutch Ministry of Culture 19 & 14 min. vers. - 4-channel tape, voice, oscilloscope
No Water Music (1983 - text Heiner Müller) A radiophonic work 12 min. - voice, 4-channel tape
Electronique Vidéo Circus (1983) based on a scenario and using the video images of Michel Jaffrennou) Video-theatre - a commission of the structure plus sev. channels of Centre Pompidou 1 hour - 3 actors, 28 video monitors in a big top-like structure plus sev. channels of sound
& Vidéo Circus (1984) The television version of the above. Commission of the Belgian RTBF-television 16 mins. - video tape
Still Water Makes No Sound (1985) 43 & 23 min. vers. - 3 percussionists + stereo tape
B (1986 - text Heiner Müller) 12 mins. - solo voice 3 channel tape
Do It Yourself (ii) (1987 - recycled texts) 9 mins. - solo voice-overs/stereo tape
Rock's Music (1988 - texts Gertrude Stein) 13 mins. - solo voice-overs/stereo tape. New versions with choreography in 1994 and 1995
Do It Yourselves (1990) 7 mins. - solo voice, tape any amount of instruments (= Do It Yourself iii)
Ceci n'est pas une flûte (1990) 13 mins. - flutes, midi-microphone, sampler
Oo, Li Po (1991) (= Do It Yourself iv); indeterminate - solo voice-overs/tape(s) or several voices (& tape)
Nothing Can Go Wrong (1992) 7 mins. - "for performer, sound diffuser and too much apparatus"
Only the Ephemeral is of Lasting Values (1993) 8 mins. - 8 solo flute pieces of max. 1 min. length
Sonic Highway Exits Neglect Grammar (1995) Commissioned by Yorkshire Arts 11 mins. for soloist sheng [Chinese mouth organ] / speaking voice + tape
Works by Idée Fixe (1995 onwards)
Soap Opera (1999 and onwards) speaking version 12 mins. for tape and solo speaking voice. Brazilian and English version have thus far been created
Oh là la radio (2006/7, commissioned by INA/GRM) This piece uses French radio recordings as its entire sound material, the first of a series of national works. 9 mins. 8-channel recording
To BBC or Not (2008)
13 mins. total - 8-channel diffusion: British version of the previous work – can also be performed as a suite.

Stein's Way (2009)
2 mins. For solo and recorded voice

Emmerson Sampled Variations in DEE (2010)
ca. 13 mins. For Dirty Electronics Ensemble using self-made instruments

Radio-aktiv (2011)
9 mins. 8- and 24-channel diffusion. German work in radio series - ZKM commission for the ARD Musiktagen Festival

China/Music 中國/音樂    Old/New 舊/新  (2013)
11-1/2 mins. 8-channel work: commission of the Musicacoustica 2013 Festival, Beijing using recorded sounds of traditional Chinese music

中国广播之声 Chinese Radio Sound (2013)
6 mins. 5-channel work in the radio series made in collaboration with students from the Shenyang Conservatory of Music.

Quadlibet (2014)
For the Dirty Electronics Ensemble - for 4, 8 or 12 vocalising performers utilising live electronics. Inspired by a Samuel Beckett work – ca. 18'.

xūn            old / new (2015)
Made for xūn player, Li Yue. Mixed version for xūn player and 8-channel recording 13'30; fixed medium for 8-channel version recording 12'10.

We Conduct Electricity (2016)
A work premiered at  John Richards’ 50th birthday celebration concert in Leicester: for three conductors and one dirty electronics musician – ca. 6’.

Mezihlas -- Přeshlas – Nahlas (2017) (Radio – Voice – Overs)
Commission from the programme, PRemEdice, national Czech Radio for the 5th radio series piece: stereo radiophonic, 8-channel and binaural versions – 17’08”.


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