Catalogue of works composed by Matthew Dewey.

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Orchestral (Full)Symphony No.2 (ex Oceano)Orchestra: (3p,3ca,3bcl,3cn) (4,2,3,1)Timp, Harp, Celeste, 2P, Strings
46'00"2013Commissioned by "Lynchpin - the Ocean Project" for premiere by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra at the Rudolfinum in Prague.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Matthew Dewey
Orchestral (Full)Ecstatic Visions Orchestra: (3p,3ca,3bcl,3cn) (4,2,3,1)Timp, Harp, 2P, Strings
Soloists: BbTrumpet (dbl Flugel) & Bb Clarinet
22'30"2013Commissioned by The Queensland Music Festival and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Premiered 27/07/2012 by James Morrison, Julian Bliss and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre Concert Hall in Brisbane.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/A
Orchestral (Full)Orchestral Suite No.1Orchestra: (2,2,2,2) (4,2,3,1)Timp Strings18'00"2009Commissioned by an anonymous patron for premiere by the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at the Moscow Radio House, 28th June 2009.Available from the Australian Music CentreAvailable soon from the Australian Music Centre.Matthew Dewey
Orchestral (Full)Derwent OvertureOrchestra: (2,2,2,2) (4,2,3,1) Timp, Perc, Harp, Strings08'00"2011 (Revised 2012)Commissioned by Damien Holloway for the Derwent Symphony Orchestra.
Premiered by the DSO conducted by Damien Holloway, Hobart Town Hall, 11th September 2011.
Available from the Australian Music CentreAvailable soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/A
Orchestral (Strings)Little Suite for StringsOrchestra: Strings19'00"2011 (Revised 2012)Commissioned by Grant Bewick for the Derwent Symphony Orchestra – Derwent Strings Ensemble.Available from the Australian Music CentreAvailable from the Australian Music CentreN/A
Orchestral (Strings)Symphony No.1 (Port Arthur, 1996)Orchestra: Strings22'00"2008Commissioned by Damien Holloway for the Hobart Chamber Orchestra.
Premiered by the Hobart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Edwin Palin, Hobart Town Hall, 17th May 2008. Recorded by the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra at the Moscow Radio House, 27th June 2009.
Available from the Australian Music CentreAvailable soon from the Australian Music Centre.Matthew Dewey
Orchestral (w/ Soloist/s)The MoonflowerOrchestra: Tenor and Baritone Soloists, Strings06'00"2011Composed for “Concert for Queensland” to raise funds for the QLD flood crisis.
Premiered by the Hobart Chamber orchestra conducted by Matthew Dewey, soloists Jamie Allen (Tenor) and Michael Lampard (Baritone), Hobart Town Hall, 5th March 2011.
Available from the Australian Music CentreAvailable from the Australian Music CentreN/A
Chamber (Ensemble)VoyageSolo Bass Clarinet with Flute, Clarinet Bb, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion08'00"2003Premiered at the Tasmanian Conservatorium by the Seymour Group,Conducted by Mark Summerbell, Bass-clarinet soloist Harry Spaarnay, September 2003.N/AN/AN/A
Chamber (Ensemble)A Dance on Five ClapsFlute, Clarinet Bb, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion05'30"2003Premiered at the Tasmanian Conservatorium, by the SeymourGroup, Conducted by Mark Summerbell, May 2003.N/AN/AN/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)Suite ElaneeViola, Double Bass18'10"2012Commissioned by Jo St Leon and Stuart Thomson.N/AN/AN/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)Interludes Alto Sax03'20"2008Commissioned by Michael Lampard. For Solo Alto Sax in 2 movements (I & II). Premiered by Jabrah Latham in recital at Runnymede House, New Town, Tasmania, September 2008.N/AN/AN/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)Entropic VisionsClarinet in Bb01'20"2006Miniature For Solo Clarinet. Written for the New York Miniaturist Ensemble, premiered by NYME member Joshua Rubin at the Bruno Walter Auditorium in the Lincoln Centre in New York. November 30th 2006.Available from the Australian Music Centre N/AN/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)3 Tuba MiniaturesTuba in F, Piano06'20"2006For Tuba in F and Piano in three movements. Written for Brendon Lukin, premiered by Brendon Lukin at the University of Melbourne in 2007.Available from the Australian Music Centre Score = Performance Part N/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)5 Miniatures for Solo PianoPiano08'00"20065 Miniatures for Solo Piano – For Solo Piano (I,II,III,IV,V)N/AN/AN/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)Two Contemplations for Solo HarpHarp07'00"2005For Solo Harp in 2 movements (I Prelude, II Arabesque). Premiered by Christina Sonneman at the Tasmanian Conservatorium Recital Hall, May 2005.Available from the Australian Music Centre Score = Performance Part N/A
Chamber (Solo or Duet)FoldPiano02'40"2001Derived from the score for Gordon Cleeland’s short film “Fold” premiered in 2001.N/AN/AN/A
ChoralCompass - Song Cycle for Cambiata ChoirCambiata Choir08'00"2006Song Cycle on poems by Nicholas Dewey. Commissioned by Ben van Tienen for the Sydney Children’s Choir (Cambiata Group). Premiered by the Sydney Childrens Choir conducted by Ben van Tienen on the 3rd of July 2006, at the Verbrugen Hall (Sydney Conservatorium). Available from the Australian Music Centre Score = Performance Part N/A
ElectroacousticLiminality (Album)Samples, Electronics, Piano42'00"2012Liminality is a concept album that explores the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of rituals, when a participant is not what they were, and is not yet what they will become. The music is made up exclusively of sounds recorded by the composer and has been mixed into a seamless 42min ambient musical experience, which is at once symphonic in scope and beautiful to the ear.No score available - not for live performance.N/AMatthew Dewey
ElectroacousticDead Tone MusicSamples, Electronics03'00"2007Composed for Lucy Wilson's show Underwhere. No score available - not for live performance.N/AMatthew Dewey
ElectroacousticDance of LightPiano, Electronics04'00"2007Composed for Lucy Wilson's show Underwhere. No score available - not for live performance.N/AMatthew Dewey
Film (Documentary)The HunterVarious: Chamber, Electronic, Piano.60'00"2012 (Aired on ABC News 24 in 2013)Directed by Scott Bevan for ABC News 24, based on his book "The Hunter" (published by Harper Collins, read more about the book here). Various tracks used from different commercial releases. No score available - not for live performance.N/AMatthew Dewey
Film (Short)DrowningElectronic/Virtual Instruments (Orchestral)06'00"2010A Short Film (2011) directed by Miri Stone. Written and Produced by Miri Stone & Shay Spencer. Produced by Lunar Wolf Productions in association with Summer Hill Media. Original Score by Matthew Dewey. Score available on request. Please contact the composer directly. Parts available on request. Please contact the composer directly. N/A
Film (Short)In a Pig's EyePercussion, Strings05'00"2008A short 3D animation by John Paul Molly. Twisted Animator Productions and SAE (Syd). Written, Directed and Animated by John Paul Molly, featuring Barry Otto. Film premiered at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image as part of the Melbourne International Animation Festival and the Australian International Animation Festival 2008.)Score available on request. Please contact the composer directly. Parts available on request. Please contact the composer directly. N/A
Film (Short)The Darkened RoomChamber Ensemble, Electroacoustic. Piano, Trumpets, Perc.04'00"2004Scored for a student project at the APA International Film School, Sydney.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Film (Short)Jimmy Dean Electroacoustic03'00"2002Directed by Gordon CleelandNo score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Film (Short)Tape and Boot Electroacoustic02'00"2002Directed by Gordon CleelandNo score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Film (Short)FoldPiano03'00"2001Directed by Gordon CleelandNo score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Film (Short)Burger King Electroacoustic. Spoken voice and Piano.08'00"2001Directed by Gordon CleelandNo score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
OperaThe Buzz of the SeaThe Man (Baritone), Piano25'00"2008A Chamber Opera in One Scene for One Man Chamber Opera. Libretto by Alex Dick. Concert Première 13th December, Meadow Bank Estate, Hobart. Featuring Michael Lampard (Baritone) and Karen Smithies (Piano).Available from the Australian Music CentreScore = Performance PartAvailable soon from iTunes
Opera15 Years on HoldThe Man (Baritone), Clown (Baritone), Bull (Spoken), Devil (Spoken), Tapdancing woman (Spoken) 3x more opera singers (Soprano, Alto, Tenor); Conductor, Violin, 2x Cello, Trombone, Keyboards, Percussion, Electronics, Kazoo section (minimum 4). 40'00"2007An Opera in One Act Chamber Opera. Libretto by Matthew Dewey, Nicholas Dewey and Alexander Dick, based on a concept by Matthew Dewey. Premiere April 4th 2007 @ Playhouse Theatre, Hobart by Daylight Robbery Theatricals, Auspiced by IHOS Music Theatre and Opera. Conducted and Directed by composer, Assistant Director Craig Wood, Featuring Michael Lampard (Baritone), Craig Wood (Baritone), Rainor Trippet (Spoken), Rupert Brennen (Spoken) and Charlea Edwards (Spoken), The Tasmanian New Music Ensemble. N/AN/AN/A
OperaThe Death of ChattertonChatterton and various other roles (Baritone), Conductor, Clarinet (Dbl w/ Bass Clarinet), Bassoon, Cello and Percussion.50'00"2005A Mythography in One Act for One Man. Chamber Opera. Libretto by composer, based on a concept by Robert Jarman. Workshop Premiere @ Mount Nelson Studio Theatre, Hobart by IHOS Music Theatre and Opera, Conducted by composer, Directed by Robert Jarman, Performed by Christopher Richardson (Baritone) in September 2005.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/A
OperaA Priest's PassionWoman (Soprano), Angel (Soprano), Priest (Tenor), A Devil (Baritone), Conductor, Flute, Viola, Cello, Piano and Percussion20'00"2004A One-Scene Chamber Opera. Chamber Opera. Libretto by composer. Premiered at the Studio Theatre, Hobart by IHOS Music Theatre Laboratory w/ Tasmanian Conservatorium, Conducted by Jean-Louis Forestier, Directed by Robert Jarman in September 2004.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/A
Theatre (Incidental)This Unchartered HourCello (Onstage)-2011Composer. Director & Designer: Robert Jarman; Producer: Annette Downs; Composer: Matthew Dewey; Lighting Designer: Danny Pettingill; Design consultant: Constantine Koukias. Produced by Tasmania Performs. Premiered at the Theatre Royal (Hobart), November 2011.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.Score = Performance PartN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Don't Think Twice (Double Bill)Piano, Digital Instruments.-2010Sound Designer and Composer. "Andrew Corder Thinks Twice" written by Finegan Kruckemeyer Directed by Annette Downs and Designer Robert Jarman; with "Partly It’s About Love… Partly It’s About Massacre" written by Fiona Sprott Directed by Charles Parkinson, Lighting Designer Danny Pettingill, Performed by Ryk Goddard and Sara Cooper. Produced by the Tasmanian Theatre Company. Premiered at the Backspace Theatre in Hobart, May 27 – June 19 2010.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)I Am My Own WifePiano, Digital Instruments-2009Sound Designer and Composer. Written by Doug Wright, Directed. by Annette Downs, Designer Rachel Lang, Lighting Designer Danny Pettingill, Performed by Robert Jarman. Produced by the Tasmanian Theatre Company. Premiered at the Earl Arts Centre in Launceston, May 6 – 8 2009.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Beyond the NeckString Quartet-2007Associate Sound Designer, Conductor and Associate Composer (additional compositional material only). Written by Tom Holloway, Directed by Iain Sinclair, Sound designer / Composer Stephen Toulmin, Designer Jamie Clennet, Lighting Designer Daniel Zika. Produced by Annette Downs for Tasmania Performs. Premiered at the Peacock Theatre in Hobart, Wednesday 12th September 2007.N/AN/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Con Artists Digital instruments. -2007A puppet show about Cons and Adventures. Score commissioned by Terrapin Puppet theatre. Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer, Directed by Robert Jarman, co-designed by Greg Methe and Roz Wren for Terrapin Puppet Theatre – premiered through a fifty show tour of Tasmanian schools, August, September and October 2007.Score available on request. Please contact the composer directly. Parts available on request. Please contact the composer directly. N/A
Theatre (Incidental)UnderwherePiano, Viola and Electronics. -2007Devised by Lucy Wilson. Script by Lucy Wilson and Willoh Sleeman-Wieland, Design by Joey Ruigrok van der Werven. Directed by Robart Jarman, Premiered in Hobart on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Collins Street, January February 2007.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Troilus and CressidaTrumpet-2007Directed by Robert Jarman for the Old Nick Company, performed at the Peacock Theatre (Hobart), May 2007. Additional compositional material only – trumpet fanfares.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)MacbethPercussion x2 (Onstage) - metal instruments, drums and piano frame.-2005Directed by Robert Jarman for the Hobart Repertory Society, performed at the Playhouse Theatre (Hobart), June 2005.Score available on request. Please contact the composer directly. Parts available on request. Please contact the composer directly. N/A
Theatre (Incidental)The One Day of the Year Piano, Trumpet, Electroacoustic.-2005Directed by Darren Sangwell for the Old Nick company, Performed at the Peacock Theatre (Hobart), March 2005.
No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Look Back in AngerTrumpet-2001Directed by David Walsh for Mainstage Theatre, performed at the Peacock Theatre Hobart, 2001. Additional compositional material supplied only – Jazz Trumpet Solo.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
Theatre (Incidental)Lord of the FliesPercussion x1-2000Directed by Judy Hunter for NTHS. Performed at NTHS Hall (Hobart), October 2000.No score available - not for live performance.N/AN/A
VocalFour Shakespeare SongsBaritone, Piano14'00"2013Song Cycle on texts by William Shakespeare.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/AN/A
VocalMy Heart Leaps UpBaritone, Piano02'00"2012Song Cycle on texts by William Wordsworth.Available soon from the Australian Music Centre.N/AN/A
VocalThe MoonflowerBaritone, Piano06'00"2011Composed for “Concert for Queensland” to raise funds for the QLD flood crisis.
Premiered by the Hobart Chamber orchestra conducted by Matthew Dewey, soloists Jamie Allen (Tenor) and Michael Lampard (Baritone), Hobart Town Hall, 5th March 2011. Rearranged as baritone and piano for Michael Lampard.
Available from the Australian Music CentreScore = Performance PartAvailable soon from iTunes
VocalSouthern OceanBaritone, Piano09'00"2011Song Cycle on poems by Margaret Scott.N/AN/AAvailable soon from iTunes
VocalIll Tempo PassaBaritone, Viola, Piano17'00"2011Song Cycle on poems by Michelangelo. Commissioned by Michael Lampard with Funding from MONA. Premiered in concert at MONA FOMA 2011 by Michael Lampard, Karen Smithies and Jo St Leon in two concerts at the Baha’i centre in Hobart 16+17/01/2011.Available from the Australian Music CentreScore = Performance PartAvailable soon from iTunes
VocalCompass - Song Cycle for Baritone and PianoBaritone, Piano08'00"2006Song Cycle on poems by Nicholas Dewey. Commissioned by Ben van Tienen for the Sydney Children’s Choir (Cambiata Group). Premiered by the Sydney Childrens Choir conducted by Ben van Tienen on the 3rd of July 2006, at the Verbrugen Hall (Sydney Conservatorium). Rearranged as baritone and piano for Michael Lampard.Available from the Australian Music Centre Score = Performance Part Available soon from iTunes
VocalElegySoprano, 2x Percussion, Digital Pre-record16'00"2004 A Song Suite on the poem of the same name by Nicholas Dewey. Premiered at Maldini’s Restaurant Salamanca (Tasmania) by Sarah Jones [Soprano] Robert Rule [Percussion 1] and composer [percussion 2] for the IHOS / Maldini’s winter Music Series, July 2004.N/AN/AN/A
VocalIsolated StatesBaritone, Piano14'00"2003 (Revised 2012)Song Cycle on poems by Anne KellasN/AN/AAvailable soon from iTunes
VocalTo a SkylarkSoprano, Piano05'30"2000Setting of a poem of the same name by William Wordsworth. Premiered by Sarah Jones [Sop] and Ben van Tienen [Piano] at the Mt. Nelson Theatre Hobart, February 2004.Available from the Australian Music CentreScore = Performance PartN/A
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