Works

To purchase scores, contact me at jeffwherriott@gmail.com. I will send pdfs for free to performers on the condition that they notify me and send programs of future performances. Hard copies available for $20-30 including shipping.

Click on piece title for additional details. Most pieces also include electronics.

PERCUSSION

FOR LITTLE CANARY (2015-16) - assorted high metals
for Zeca Lacerda
includes fixed media or algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 9 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
WIND PATTERNS (2016) - assorted metal pipes, bowls, and tubes (two performers)
co-composed with Trevor Saint
duration: 10 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
OF WEEPING STEEL (2015) - suspended rebar (two performers)
co-composed with Trevor Saint
duration: 4 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
AFTER THE DEW HAS FALLEN (2015) - suspended rebar (two performers)
co-composed with Trevor Saint
duration: 11 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
MERCURY WEAVES THE SHIFTING LATTICE (2014) - percussion duo
for Undue (Trevor Saint, Nick Fox)
includes fixed media or algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 7 minutes
score sample (forthcoming) • video
 
LUMINOUS STONES (2014) - percussion quartet
extracted from THE STONE TAPESTRY (see chamber pieces below for additional details)
no electronics (amplification suggested)
duration: 5:30
score sample • recording
 
BENEATH A GRANITE SKY (2014) - percussion quintet
part of THE STONE TAPESTRY (see below for additional details)
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 7 minutes
score sample • recording
 
DRAPING THE WALLS WITH ICE (2014) - percussion quartet
part of THE STONE TAPESTRY (see below for additional details)
includes fixed media or algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 3:30
score sample • recording
 
AT THE WHIM OF THE CURRENT (2013) - vibraphone
for Zeca Lacerda
includes live electronics (microphone required)
duration: 6 minutes
recording available on When Still: New Music for Solo Vibraphone
score sample • recording • video
 
SUSPENDED DREAMERS (2013) - glockenspiel
co-composed with Trevor Saint
includes live electronics (microphone required)
duration: 7-8 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
ANCIENT CAVES (2011) - amplified bass drum
for Patti Cudd
includes algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 11 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
SWARMS OF LIGHT IN METAL (2010) - orchestral bells
for Trevor Saint
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 9:30
recording available on Music from SEAMUS, vol 22
score sample (forthcoming) • recording
 
HOLLOW (2006) - berimbau
for Greg Beyer
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 10 minutes
score available through Arcomusical
score sample • recording (forthcoming) • video
 

SOLO

VERDANT TRANSFORMATIONS (2014) - piano
for Jeri-Mae Astolfi
includes algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 22-23 minutes
score sample • recording of REIMAGINING THE VIRIDESCENT PAST (see below)
 
REIMAGINING THE VIRIDESCENT PAST (2014) - piano
part of VERDANT TRANSFORMATIONS (see above for additional details)
no electronics when performed separately from VERDANT TRANSFORMATIONS
duration: 5 minutes
score sample • recording
 
WANDERER HYMN (2014) - contra and/or bass flute
part of THE STONE TAPESTRY (see below for additional details)
fixed media electronics
duration: 6 minutes
score sample • recording
 
AFTER TIME: A RESOLUTION (2013) - violin
for Sarah Plum
includes live electronics (microphone required)
duration: 10-11 minutes
score sample (forthcoming) • recording
 
PATTERNS IN WIDE SPACE (2011) - khaen
for Christopher Adler
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 10 minutes
score sample (forthcoming) • recording
 
WINDOW: A VISION IN MULTIPLE STAGES (2009) - bass clarinet
supported in part by the McKnight Foundation Visiting Composers Program
for Michael Lowenstern
includes fixed media or variable electronic playback
duration: 11 minutes
score sample (forthcoming) • recording
 
GREEN IS PASSING (1998/2006) - piano
with optional moments of electronic reverb (requires microphone)
duration: 8 minutes
recording available on Here (and There) through Innova Records
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
DESIGN (2003) - bass clarinet
commissioned for Michael Lowenstern by the MATA Festival
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 10-11 minutes
score sample (forthcoming) • recording • video
 
INSTANCES (2003) - clarinet
supported in part by the Mark Diamond Research Fund (University at Buffalo)
for Guido Arbonelli
duration: 18 minutes
recording available on UKM2, through Microtonal Projects LTD
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
VELVET SINK (2001) - prepared piano
includes variable electronic playback
duration: 14 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
LADONNATUDINA II (1999/2001) - amplified contrabass
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 12 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 

DUO

TRIO VARIATIONS (2016) - contrabass and extended-range glockenspiel
for Ben Willis and Trevor Saint
dedicated to Mark Snyder
includes playback of 2 fixed media sound files
duration: 7 minutes
 
I STOOD ON THE SHORE AND LOOKED UP AT THE BIRDS (2014) - alto saxophone and percussion
for Bent Frequency Duo
includes live electronics (microphone required)
duration: 9 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
CONSCIOUSNESS FLOATS INTO THE WIND (2014) - flute and vibraphone duo
part of THE STONE TAPESTRY (see below for additional details)
includes fixed media or algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 11 minutes
score sample • recording
 
EYES, SEWN, AWAIT THE SUN (2012) - piano and percussion duo
for Current Resonance Duo
includes fixed media or algorithmic electronic playback
duration: 11 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
THE WELL OF ECHOES (2009) - two soprano saxophones
supported in part by the McKnight Foundation Visiting Composers Program
for the Ant’s Elbow Duo
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 2 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
DISSIPATION OF A THOUGHT (2008) - flute and percussion
for Due East
includes live electronics (microphones required)
duration: 11 minutes
recording available on Simultaneous Worlds, through Albany Records
score sample • recording (forthcoming) • video
 
A GLANCE AT THE SUN (2008) - trumpet and percussion duo
for duo Contour
includes fixed media with optional live electronics (with microphone)
duration: 6 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming) • video
 
ALUMINUM LEAVES (2005) - percussion and computer performer(s)
for the Electronic Hammer
includes performed, interactive electronics (microphones required)
duration: 11 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
LADONNATUDINA III (2003) - viola and percussion
includes variable electronic playback or live, interactive electronics (requires microphone)
duration: 14 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

HEAT CURLS UP FROM THE DUST (2016) - flute, bass clarinet, alto sax, piano, percussion, violin, cello
commissioned by the Grand Valley State New Music Ensemble
supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts Imagine Your Parks program
includes fixed media or variable electronic playback
duration: 7 minutes
video
 
THE STONE TAPESTRY (2014) - flute, percussion, and percussion quartet
commissioned for Due East by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition
supported in part by a UW-Whitewater Faculty Development grant
includes live electronics (microphones required) and staging
duration: 60-65 minutes
score sample • recording
includes:
• CLOUDS OF STONE, for sextet
• BETWEEN THE SUN AND THE SHADE, for duo
• LUMINOUS STONES, for sextet (or quartet in standalone version)
• BENEATH A GRANITE SKY, for percussion quintet
• CONSCIOUSNESS FLOATS INTO THE WIND, for duo
• WANDERER HYMN, for contra and/or bass flute
• PURIFICATION OF THE STONE, for percussion quintet
• LAMENT OF THE STONE, for sextet
• DRAPING THE WALLS WITH ICE, for percussion quartet
 
CLOUDS OF STONE (2014) - flute, percussion, and percussion quartet
part of THE STONE TAPESTRY (see above for additional details)
includes live electronics (microphone required)
duration: 15 minutes
score sample • recording
 
AS NIGHT DESCENDS, THE WATERS BECKON (2010) - saxophone quartet
commissioned for the Ancia Saxophone Quartet by the American Composers Forum through the Jerome Composers Commissioning Program
supported in part by the McKnight Foundation Visiting Composers Program
duration: 14:30
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
FILTERED SPACE (2008) - mixed chamber ensemble (6-10 players)
supported in part by the American Music Center Composers Assistance and UW-Whitewater GEAR UP grants
for CONTACT contemporary music
performance by smaller ensembles (6-7 players) requires electronics
duration: 11 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
GOLDEN COINS (2006) - violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and percussion
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 10 minutes
score sample (forthcoming)
 
DEATH OF SUMMER (INCLUDING THE DANCE OF THE MOTHS) (2006) - saxophone quartet
for the UWW Saxophone Quartet
includes fixed media electronics
duration: 7 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
MINIATURES (2004) - alto saxophone, viola d'amore (or violin/ viola), and piano
for Schallspiel
includes fixed media electronics
duration: variable 5-15 minutes
recording available on Tweak, through New Tertian Records
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
TRIO (2003) - violin, piano, and percussion, with 2-4 additional players (optional)
commissioned by Arraymusic
ensemble arrangement for CONTACT contemporary music
includes either fixed media electronics (trio version) or 2-4 additional players (ensemble version)
duration: 8 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming) • video
 
LOCK: 2x2 (+1) - 2 pianos and 2 vibraphones (plus glockenspiel)
duration: 10 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
STICK FIGURES (2000) - flute(s), clarinet(s), percussion, piano, violin, viola, and cello
duration: 8 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
INSTANCE (1999) - contrabass and glass instruments (4 players)
for the Glass Orchestra
duration: 12 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
A CANOPY (1998) - violin, viola, piano, and percussion
duration: 7 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 

LARGE ENSEMBLE

SCENES FROM OUT ON THE WATER (2005) - wind ensemble
for the UWW Symphonic Wind Ensemble
includes variable electronics
duration: 12 minutes
score sample • recording (forthcoming)
 
INDECISION (1999) - orchestra
duration: 12 minutes
score sample (forthcoming)
 
IMAGE (1998) - mixed chorus, percussion, and string orchestra
duration: 10 minutes
score sample (forthcoming)
 

FIXED MEDIA

CLOUD CARRIAGE (2005)
composed for the Bourges Overture Works Project
2-channel playback
duration: 6 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
LADONNATUDINA IV (2002)
2-channel playback or multi-channel installation
duration: 14:30 (2-channel) or variable (installation)
recording (forthcoming)
 
(SC)RAP(E)TURE (2001)
2-channel playback
duration: 20 minutes
recording (forthcoming)
 
LADONNATUDINA (2000)
2-channel playback
duration: 11 minutes
recording (forthcoming)