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Music by Tim Brady / to: Works by Other Composers

Desire: Concerto for Electric Guitar and Large Ensemble (2016)
duration: 28 minutes
electric guitar solo with distortion, delay and harmonizer pedals
fl.cl, b. cl, alto sax, tenor sax, piano, el. piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass

Eight Songs About: Symphony #7 (2016)
Duration: 34 minutes
fl.cl, b. cl, alto sax, tenor sax, piano, el. piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass
Soprano and baritone voice
Text by Douglas Smith

Equal But Opposite Reactions (2016)
duration: 10 minutes
4 electric guitars (with distortion pedals)

The Same River Twice: Symphony #5.0 (2013)
duration: 33 minutes
4 electric guitars (with pedals: vol+dst+dl), 2 slides and 2 e-bows
For: Instruments of Happiness electric guitar quartet

SPIN
(2012)
duration: 11 minutes
electric guitar, harpsichord, percussion, harp, electric piano, viola, bass clarinet

ATACAMA: Symphony #3 (2007 - 2012)
duration: 55 minutes
electric guitar, piano, electric piano, 2 percussion, flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, viola, double bass,
chamber choir (20 voice miinimum - SATB)

My 20th Century (2002 - 2006)
duration: 80 minutes (no intermission)
chamber music / theatre / video project in surround sound
music & text: Tim Brady
video: Onana Suteu, Martin Messier and Tim Brady
stage direction: Stéphane Zarov
5 musician/ actors - electric guitar (solo), piano, percussion, saxophone, sampler

1) "Strumming (Hommage à John Lennon)" - solo guitar, tape and video
2) "Traces" (Hommage à Charlie Christian)" - guitar, saxophone, piano, percussion, sampler and video
3) "Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg (Casino Adagio)" - solo guitar, virtual string quartet, tape and video
4) "Double Quartet (Hommage à Shostakovitch)" - guitar, saxophone, piano, percussion, sampler (virtual string quartet) and lighting (video still in production)

The Salome Dancer (1997 - 2005)
duration: 90 minutes (with intermission)
Chamber opera
Cast: soprano, tenor, 2 baritones
Ensemble: electric guitar, piano/sampler,
soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, viola and tape
Music - Tim Brady
Libretto - John Sobol
A two-act multimedia chamber opera based on events in the life of Maud Allan (1873 - 1956).
Commissioned by NUMUS Concerts.

Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune (2002 - 2003)
duration: 50 minutes
Chamber opera
baritone voice, electric guitar, piano, percussions, saxophone, string quartet, tape
A small-scale chamber opera based on the life of Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune (1890 - 1939).
Commissioned by la Société Radio-Canada.
recording: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune - Bradyworks + Michael Donovan - Ambiances magnétiques AM 139

Frame 0: Resonance (2002) (formerly Frame 1)
electric guitar and electronics, piano
duration: 12 minutes
recording: Playing Guitar: Symphony #1 - Bradyworks + NEM - Ambiances magnétiques AM 125

Frame 1: Scatter (2008)
electric guitar and electronics, voice
duration: 9 minutes

Frame 2: In Almost Unison (2009)
electric guitar with "overdrive" pedal, baritone saxophone
duration: 6 minutes

Frame 3: Canonic Strategies (2007)
electric guitar, bass clarinet
duration: 9 minutes

Frame 5: Shadow (2008)
electric guitar and delay line, bass trombome
duration: 9 minutes

Frame 4: Still (2006)
electric guitar, viola
duration: 10 minutes

Frame 6: 4 Elements (2007)
electric guitar and electronics, percussion
duration: 14 minutes

SCAT (because we all have voices and stories to tell) (2000)
piano, percussion, alto saxophone, violin and cello
(an arrangement of a work originally composed for the Motion Ensemble)
duration: 17 minutes

Two Chords Less Than a Blues (1999)
tenor saxophone, percussion, piano
duration: 11 minutes
recording: Unison Rituals - Bradyworks - Ambiances magnétiques AM 110

Struck Twice by Lightning (1998)
solo viola and tape
duration: 10 mintues

The Knife Thrower's Partner (1997)
soprano or mezzo soprano voice, saxophone, piano, percussion, cello
A song-cycle in five songs to a text by Canadian poet Douglas Burnet-Smith
duration: 25 minutes

Escapement (1996 - 97)
el.gtr., cello, percussion, soprano saxophone
A work for solo electric guitar in scordatura tuning (C# - G# - D -G - C - D) and small chamber ensemble.
duration: 16 minutes
recording: Unison Rituals - Bradyworks - Ambiances magnétiques AM 110

Three or Four Days After the Death of Kurt Cobain (1994)
piano and cello
duration: 10 minutes
recording: Revolutionary Songs - Bradyworks - Justin Time Records JTR 8459-2

Double Helix (1994)
piano, percussion, cello, saxophone (or clarinet)
duration: 14 minutes
recording: Unison Rituals - Bradyworks - Ambiances magnétiques AM 110

Revolutionary Songs (1993 - 1994)
soprano voice, el.gtr., saxophone, piano, percussion, cello, tape
A trilingual song-cycle (English, French, Spanish) exploring the theme of revolution, using texts from the Russian, Angolan, French and Nicaraguan revolutions.
duration: 39 minutes - songs may be excerpted
recording: Revolutionary Songs - Bradyworks - Justin Time Records JTR 8459-2

Circling (1991 new version - 1993)
vibraphone and flute (or clarinet or soprano saxophone)
duration: 10 minutes
recordings: Revolutionary Songs - Bradyworks - Justin Time Records JTR 8459-2
L'Aube enchanté / Enchanted Dawn - Marie-José Simard & Lise Daoust - ATMA ACD 22115

Walker Songs (1990)
solo soprano voice
Texts by Toronto poet John C. Walker
duration: 11 minutes
recording: Revolutionary Songs - Bradyworks - Justin Time Records JTR 8459-2

The Songline (1990 - 1991)
el.gtr., saxophone, piano, percussion, cello
A chamber concerto in six movements created for Bradyworks.
Commissioned by the Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville
duration: 40 minutes - movements may be excerpted

Inventions (1988 - 1989)
el.gtr., saxophone/flute, piano, percussion, cello, 3 jazz soloists, tape
music / dance performance created in collaboration with choreographer Julie West.
duration: 90 minutes with intermission - movements may be excerpted
recording: Inventions - Bradyworks with guest soloists John Surman, (saxophones); Barre Phillips (bass); and Pierre Tanguay (perc.) - Justin Time Records JTR 8433-2

Changes (1989)
piano and percussion (vibraphone and marimba)
duration: 10 minutes
recording: Marie-Josée Simard solo CD - Société nouvelle d'enregistrement SNE 572 - CD

Ranei Te Take (1988)
soprano voice, el. gtr., piano, percussion
Text from the novel The Bone People by Keri Hulme
duration: 18 minutes

Doubling (1988)
electric guitar and keyboard (harpsichord/synth)
duration: 5 minutes
recordings: 10 Collaborations - Tim Brady - Justin Time Records 8484/5 - 2
comme si l'hydrogène...the desert speaks - Vivienne Spiteri - solo harpsichord - J&W CD931


see also - Tim Brady - solo guitar repertoire