Michael Bies

composer, educator, pianist

Solo Music

Contemplations (2017) 4' (for Soprano Sax or Flute and Piano)

I, too, sigh like the balding oak . . . for solo cello (2016) 4’

Introduction and Tryptich for solo cello (2015) 5’

Five Characteristics for piano (2015) 6’

Chimera for alto saxophone (2009) 7’

Conversation for solo violin (2004) 2’

FiveSix for piano (2002) 3’

 

Chamber Music

Dissolution (2017) 4’ (for Woodwind Quintet)

Three Haiku for String Quartet (2016) 13’

Arch (2015) 4’ (for Guitar Quartet)

Infinite Scream (2015) 7’ (for Saxophone Quartet)

Scenic Suite, (2013) 6’ (for 4 hands piano)

Fractures in Brass (2010) 7’ (for Trupmet, 2 horns, and Trombone)

Blue Ridge (2009) 7’ (for Piano Trio)

Sonata for Viola and Piano (2008) 10’

Two Pieces for Violin and Viola (2006) 7’ 30”

A romp through the wood (2005) 7’ 30 (for 2 Marimbas)

Variations on and around E flat (2005) 5’ (for Trombone and Percussion)

Triptych2 (2004) 9’ (for Clarinet and String Quartet)

Bachian Contrasts (2004) 9’ (for Alto Sax, Viola, Timpani, and Piano)

 

Vocal Music

Two Songs for Mezzo and Guitar (2018) 3’ 30”

Six Songs of William Carlos Williams (2010) 5’ 30” (for Baritone voice and piano)

Songs for hotoke (2009) 9’ (for Baritone voice and piano)

To Loveliness (2006) 10’ (for Baritone voice and piano)

The Labour (2005) 10’ (for Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trombone, Violin, Cello, and Baritone voice)


Orchestral

Elegy (2013)

Now, in this far away land…. (2010)

Dichotomy (2006)