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(alphabetical)

copies I-V (2016) 40 minutes ~
electric guitar & electronics
on release, CDR/DL: copies I-V
interstices (2015) 35 minutes ~
electroacoustic
on release, CDR/DL: interstices
individual voices (2015) 5 minutes ~
alto flute, trumpet, trombone, vibraphone, electric guitar, voice, violin, viola, double bass, electronics
co-commissioned by the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Philharmonic Society
first performance, the London Sinfonietta, Juliet Fraser (voice), Ian Vine (guitar & electronics), 9 May 2015, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
forty-five objects (2014) 24 minutes ~
45 electric guitars
on release, CDR/DL: forty objects/forty-five objects
forty objects (2014) 25 minutes ~
40 electric guitars
on release, CDR/DL: forty objects/forty-five objects
twenty-seven trios (2013/2016) 4 hours 30 minutes ~
3 electric guitars with electronics
film installation / individual concert works (10 minutes ~ each)
first screening, 24 January 2016, RNCM, Manchester, UK
facsimile (2013) 32 minutes ~
electroacoustic
facsimile (A6) (2013) 1 minute ~
electroacoustic
DL only free on SoundCloud
replica (2013) 10 minutes ~
clarinet, vibraphone, 2 electric guitars, electronics
first performance, The House of Bedlam & Ian Vine (guitar), 30 October 2013, RNCM, Manchester
division (2013) 18 minutes ~
9 electric guitars with electronics
on release, CDR/DL: frieze/static form/division
static form (2013) 10 minutes ~
electric guitar & live electronics
on release, CDR/DL: frieze/static form/division
frieze (2013) 18 minutes ~
electric guitar & live electronics
and versions with other instruments
on release, CDR/DL: frieze/static form/division
always (2012) 10 minutes ~
electric guitar & electronics
first performance, Ian Vine, 5 May 2013, Salford, UK
[on release, held/always/immer/gehalten: strictly limited edition 12" vinyl, DL]
untitled (2012) 4 minutes ~
unplugged electric guitar & electronics
[forthcoming on digital release]
immer (2012) 4 minutes 30 seconds ~
electric guitar & electronics
first performance, Ian Vine, 5 May 2013, Salford, UK
[on release, held/always/immer/gehalten: strictly limited edition 12" vinyl, DL]
gehalten (2012) 15 minutes ~
electric guitar & electronics
or: 4 electric guitars
first performance, Ian Vine, 5 May 2013, Salford, UK
[on release, held/always/immer/gehalten: strictly limited edition 12" vinyl, DL]
unique piece #1
unique pieces (2012-) various durations, various instrumentation
each unique piece is a one-off vinyl single
complete list
[2520] individual works for violin (2012) 3 minutes 30 seconds - 4 minutes 20 seconds each ~
violin
2520 unique pieces
postcards (7 x A6 148x105mm)
flawed copies vc (2012) 9 minutes ~
flawed copy vc I (2012) 3 minutes 15 seconds ~
flawed copy vc II (2012) 2 minutes 50 seconds ~
flawed copy vc III (2012) 2 minutes 30 seconds ~
cello
can be performed in any order/combination/separately
held (2012) 7 minutes ~
electric guitar & electronics
or: 3 electric guitars, 3 players; 3 electric guitars, 1 player
first performance, Ian Vine, 29 June 2012, KRAAK gallery, Manchester
[on digital release]
[& held/always/immer/gehalten: strictly limited edition 12" vinyl, DL]
limited edition 2011 (2011) 1-3 minutes ~
piano
A6 postcard (148x105mm)
strictly limited edition
39-40 for Richard (2011) 5 minutes ~
electric guitar, electronics
first performance, Tom McKinney - electric guitar, Larry Goves - electronics, 24 June 2011, Spitalfields Festival, London
[digital release] Ian Vine - guitar, electronics
flawed copies (2011) 12 minutes ~
can be performed in any order/combination:
I: 1'45"; II: 1'23"; III: 4'00"; IV: 1'50"; V: 2'50"
version 1: oboe, horn, violin, cello, live electronics (optional)
first performance, 26 May 2011, Wilbraham St Ninian's Church, Manchester
forty works for Richard (2011) 40 minutes ~
electric guitar ensemble [8-20 guitars]
all instruments performed by Ian Vine. Recorded at first moon studio, February-March 2011
[on digital release]
limited edition VI 2010 (2010) 1-3 minutes ~
piano
first performance, Mary Dullea, 24 November 2010, The Forge, London
A6 postcard (148x105mm)
strictly limited edition of 50, signed & numbered
available to order directly from ianvine.com [here]
perfect objects (2010) 15 minutes ~
flute, clarinet, violin, cello
first performance, Radius, 23 April 2010, National Portrait Gallery, London
moon phase (2010) 5 minutes ~
female voice, bass flute, cello
commissioned by Trio Atem with funds provided by the RVW Trust
first performance, Trio Atem, 26 February 2010, University of Manchester, Manchester
individual objects (2009) 7 minutes ~
orchestra
3.3.3.3 | 4.3.3.1 | 2 perc, Piano, Harp | Strings
commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra as part of UBS Soundscapes: Pioneers
first performance, LSO, Gianandrea Noseda, 26 October 2010, Barbican, London
thirty-five objects (2009) 7 minutes ~
orchestra
2.2.2.2 | 2.2.0.0 | timp. | strings 8.6.4.4.2
commissioned by sinfonia ViVA
first performance, sinfonia ViVA, André de Ridder, 28th March 2012, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
ohne titel (2008) 25 minutes ~
flute, horn, cello, multi-channel electronics
for Erika Hoffmann and the Sammlung Hoffmann
first performance, first moon, 2 March 2008, Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin
fifty objects (2007) 3 minutes ~
flute, clarinet, violin, cello, vibraphone
first performance, Radius, 8 January 2008, Wigmore Hall, London
over 5000 individual works (2007) 14 minutes each~
piano
5040 different versions of the piece are possible
first performance: (over 5000 individual works #1642), Stephen Gutman, 26 November 2009, The Warehouse, London, UK
butterfly pieces for jen (2007) 3 minutes ~
6 pieces for flute (or piccolo, alto flute, bass flute)
for Jennifer George. the pieces can be reordered and performed in 720 different ways
first performance, Jennifer George, 2 March 2008, Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin
forty objects (2007 rev.2014) 24 minutes ~
40 electric guitars
forty objects/forty-five objects
X (2007) 8 minutes ~
solo percussion
first performance, Adrian Spillett, 8 January 2008, Wigmore Hall, London
ocre oscuro (2006-2007) 14 minutes ~
flute, clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone, piano, violin, viola, cello
written for the London Sinfonietta under the Blue Touch Paper scheme
first performance, the London Sinfonietta, Richard Baker, 8 May 2007, LSO St. Luke's, London
alizarin sun (2006) 7 minutes ~
orchestra
2.2.2.3 | 4.2.3.1 | Timp. 3 perc. Harp | strings
first performance, Hallé Orchestra, Rory Macdonald, 26 October 2006, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
[postcard] (2006) 75 seconds ~
piano
part of eleven piano pieces
burnt umber (2005) 10 minutes ~
viola
written for Paul Silverthorne under the London Sinfonietta Blue Touch Paper scheme
pintura escondida (2005) 6 minutes ~
orchestra
2.2.2.2 | 4.2.3.0 | 2 perc. | strings
first performance, Hallé Youth Orchestra, André de Ridder, 4 December 2005, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
underpaintings (2005) 8 minutes ~
clarinet, violin, cello, piano
first performance, Radius, 20 April 2007, Wigmore Hall, London
[untitled] (2004-2005) 27 minutes ~
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion [1 player], harp, piano, electronics, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass
exact details TBC
seventy objects (2004) 60 seconds
piano
first performance, Stephen Gutman, piano, 31 October 2004, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
What Strikes the Clocke?, part of Birtwistle Games festival
thirty objects (2004) 3 minutes ~
flute
paper (2004) 3 minutes 30 seconds ~ [score withdrawn]
clarinet, piano
a birthday card for Tony at 70 (2004) 3 minutes ~
string quartet
broken colour (2003) 17 minutes ~
alto flute, oboe (+cor anglais), clarinet, horn, percussion (1 player: 4 crash cymbals; tam-tam; glockenspiel; marimba)
commissioned by Ensemble Q with funds provided by Music On The Edge
first performance, Ensemble Q, 28 October 2003, Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton, UK
white river sand (2002) 10 minutes ~
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass
first performance, Kokoro, André de Ridder, 11 Dec 2002, Lighthouse, Poole, UK
oro y sombra (2002) 10 minutes ~
soprano, violin, cimbalom, piano
commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with support from the Arts Council of England and Stephen Bell
first performance, Psappha, Sarah Leonard (soprano), 24 Nov 2002, St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, UK
postcards from chicago (2001)
piano
#1 70 seconds ~
#2 30 seconds ~
#3 60 seconds ~
first performance, Kate Dixon, 20 November 2003, Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax, UK
violet (2001) 8 minutes ~
orchestra
2.2.2.3 | 4.2.3.0 | 1 perc. | piano | strings
first performance, BBC Symphony Orchestra, André de Ridder, 31 March 2010, Maida Vale Studios, London, UK
seven with four (2001) 3 minutes ~
piccolo, flute, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 7 classical guitars, electronics
Jennifer George (flutes), Ian Vine (guitars, electronics)
part of writing on water(second book)
blood on red (2000) 7 minutes ~
electric guitar, double bass (amplified), electronics
commissioned by [rout]
first performance, [rout], 23 November 2000, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, UK
ten white leaves (2000) 10 minutes ~
flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (1+bass), horn, trombone, percussion, piano, viola, cello, contrabass
commissioned by André de Ridder
first performance, ensemble eleven, André de Ridder, 20 June 2002, Lust for the Ears, The music of Louis Andriessen, RNCM, Manchester, UK
satori (2000) 5-20 minutes ~
solo flute
writing on water (2000) 1 minute 40 seconds ~
flute, 7 guitars, piano and electronics
commissioned by Matthew Herbert, premiere recording on Accidental [AC07CD] 2003
Jennifer George (flute), Ian Vine (guitars, piano, electronics)
siri² (2000) 10 minutes ~
percussion quartet
commissioned by Adrian Spillett on behalf of 4-MALITY
first performance 4-MALITY (Jan Bradley, Geir Rafnsson, Adrian Spillett, Stephen Whibley), 17 May 2000, Corn Exchange, Newbury, UK
shadow grounds (1999) 3 minutes ~
flute, oboe, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello
commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival for ensemble recherche
first performance 28 November 1999, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, UK
writing on water (first book) (1999)
commissioned by Matthew Herbert
Jennifer George (flutes), Ian Vine (guitars, piano, electronics)
pieces from cycle may be performed individually
satellite (1999)  32½ seconds
flute, guitar and electronics
for jen (1999) 33 seconds
3 flutes, 3 guitars and electronics
small moon (1999) 30 seconds
flute, 4 guitars and piano
desert / catch (1999) 20 seconds
flute, 6 guitars, piano and electronics
three black moons (1999) 15 minutes ~
clarinet, trombone, contrabass, tape
commissioned by The London Sinfonietta
first performance Hayward Gallery, London, 10 April 1999
Timothy Lines (cl), David Purser (tbn), Enno Senft (db), Ian Vine (tape), Ian Dearden/SOUND intermedia (sound diffusion)
espinas (1998-1999) 20 minutes ~
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, percussion, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass
first performance New Ensemble, Clark Rundell (cond.), RNCM, Manchester, 21 June 1999
2001 revised version: London Sinfonietta, Garry Walker (cond.), 22 April 2001, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
(music for animation) (1998) 6 minutes ~
flute, percussion (vibraphone, triangle), electronics
performed by mallika & mcqueen, Ian Vine
music for Writer's block by Steven Buckler
first screening - Royal Society of Arts, London, 22 July 1998
first moon (1998) 10 minutes ~
piano, [incomplete]
koan (1997-1998)
koan (1997) 6 minutes ~
trumpet, organ
first performed by Peter Mainwaring (trumpet) and Jeremy Holland Smith (organ), Chelmsford Cathedral, 13 June 1997
second koan (1998) 7 minutes ~
trumpet, organ
SIRI (1997) 5 minutes 40 seconds ~
solo percussion and tape (cd)
first performed by Peadar Townsend, RNCM, Manchester, 30 May 1997
the other relics (1995) 8 minutes ~
mezzo-soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, contrabassoon, bass trombone, percussion, 5 violas, 3 cellos, contrabass
text: James Kirkup, extract from No more Hiroshimas, 1960
first performed by Anna Burford (mezzo), New Ensemble, Baldur Brönnimann (cond.), RNCM, Manchester, 20 November 1996
kôn tai né (1994) 4 minutes ~
solo flute
first performed by Susie Hodder-Williams, RNCM, Manchester, 23 January 1995