List of compositions in just intonation

Summary

Musical compositions in just intonation:

Composition Instrumentation Year Composer Prime Limit Comments Notes
Seventeen Lyrics by Li Po voice/adapted vla 1930-33 Harry Partch 11
Eleven Intrusions ensemble 1949-50 Harry Partch 11
Studie I sine tones 1953 Karlheinz Stockhausen 5
Sonata for Microtonal Piano retuned pf 1964 Ben Johnston 5 [1]
The Well-Tuned Piano retuned pf 1964-present La Monte Young 7 [2]
Day of Niagara 1965 La Monte Young [citation needed]
Stimmung 6 singers 1968 Karlheinz Stockhausen 7 [3][4]
String Quartet No. 4 str qtet 1973 Ben Johnston 7
Dream House 78' 17" voices, brass & sinewaves 1974 La Monte Young album from 1974 [citation needed]
Les espaces acoustiques vla/ensemble/orchestra 1974-1985 Gérard Grisey
Suite for Microtonal Piano pf 1978 Ben Johnston 19 [5]
String Quartet No. 5 str qtet 1979 Ben Johnston 13
Shri Camel electric organ and delay 1980 Terry Riley [citation needed]
Das Andere viola 1983 Horatiu Radulescu
Koan str qtet 1984 James Tenney
Embryo Without Tears Original Mircrotonal Instruments 1984 Kraig Grady 11 Live Music composition and Film L.A. Phil's American music weekend [6]
The Harp of New Albion retuned pf 1986 Terry Riley [citation needed]
Long Gunn But Not Fogotten Original Mircrotonal Instruments 1987 Kraig Grady 11 Live Music with multiple films [6]
Chanting the Light of Foresight 1987 Terry Riley [citation needed]
Mystery Without Clews Original Mircrotonal Instruments 1988 Kraig Grady 11 Live Music composition and Film [6]
Critical Band ensemble 1988/2000 James Tenney 17
From Ancient Worlds harmonic piano 1986-1991 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 New Albion album (1992)
Diapason chamber orchestra 1996 James Tenney 61
Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation retuned pf 2001-2006 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 Cantaloupe album (2007)
DIE KANTATE, oder Gottes Augenstern bist du ensemble 2002-2003 rev. 2017 Wolfgang von Schweinitz 23
Les Duresses vln, 2 vlns 2004 Marc Sabat 37 [7]
Plainsound Glissando Modulation, op. 49 vln & cb 2006-2007 Wolfgang von Schweinitz 13 RAGA in just intonation [1]
Hairy Hippy Happy hrn, trb, tuba 2006-10 Marc Sabat 23 [7]
Just Ancient Loops multi-track cellos 2008-2012 Michael Harrison (musician) 11 Cantaloupe album (2012)
Euler Lattice Spirals Scenery str qtet 2011 Marc Sabat 7 [7]
Our Rainy Season b.fl. a.sax, ft. bass 2011 Kraig Grady 167 either/OAR album (2011)
Lying in the grass, river and clouds pf & 14 instruments 2012 Marc Sabat 23 chamber concerto [7]
Jaunpuri (Rendition of a Raga) retuned pf, tabla & tanpura 2012-15 Michael Harrison (musician) 3 Innova album (2017)
Just Constellations Roomful of Teeth vocal octet 2015-16 Michael Harrison (musician) 11
Harmonic Constellations multi-track violins and electronics 2015-16 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 New World Records album (2016)
Asking ocean str qtet & 18 instruments 2016 Marc Sabat 13 [7]
For organ and brass meantone organ & brass trio 2016 Ellen Arkbro 7 [1]
Cello Constellations multi-track cellos and electronics 2016-17 Michael Harrison (musician) 13 Miasmah album (2018)
Prisma Interius IV b fl, 2 vla, a gamba, voices, synth 2017 Catherine Lamb 13 [1]
Gliding Drones mixed choir, string orchestra and electronic sine waves 2019 Matej Sloboda
Monument of Diamonds Trpt. Sax. Tbn. organ 2019 Kraig Grady 151 Another Timbre album (2019)
Mozart's musical dice game Bol Processor + Csound 2021 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5 Created by open-access software [8]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "http://www.plainsound.org"
  2. ^ Young, La Monte (1987). "Notes on The-Well Tuned Piano". The Well-Tuned Piano: 81 x 25 6:17:50-11:18:59 PM NYC (Media notes). La Monte Young.
  3. ^ Toop, Richard (2005). "Stimmung", p.39. In Richard Toop, Six Lectures from the Stockhausen Courses Kürten 2002, pp.39–71. Kürten: Stockhausen-Verlag. ISBN 3-00-016185-6.
  4. ^ Stuppner, Hubert. 1974. "Serialità e misticismo in Stimmung di K. Stockhausen". (Nuova) Rivista Musicale Italiana 8, no. 1 (Jan.-Mar.): 83-98.
  5. ^ Johnston, Ben and Gilmore, Bob (2006). "Maximum Clarity" and Other Writings on Music, p.xxxv. ISBN 978-0-252-03098-7.
  6. ^ a b c "http://www.anaphoria.com/resume89-80.pdf"
  7. ^ a b c d e "http://www.marcsabat.com"
  8. ^ Web page on Bol Processor site