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canon
carousel
divisions
f3o
fable
fanfare
g3o
go_forth
govinda
guitar_duet
guitar_pieces
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poet_in_clouds
preludes
quintet
recduets
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solosuite2
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to_erich_jantsch
tres_casidas
violinduets
we_who_mourn
zeiten
README.md

README.md

Peter Billam's compositions

This is the source code for Peter Billam's compositions.

It is most likely to be of interest:

  • to muscript users, wanting an example of how some layout is done,
  • to musicologists, wanting to investigate the production process,
  • to musicians, wanting to continue or expand some set of scores.

It is hoped that this repository will outlast the original website http://www.pjb.com.au

The source of these pieces is written in muscript, see muscript and miditools and the various Makefiles. See also: http://www.pjb.com.au/muscript/ http://www.pjb.com.au/muscript/muscript http://www.pjb.com.au/muscript/eps2jpg http://www.pjb.com.au/muscript/muscript2video

Piano

Peter Billam's compositions for piano include Fünf Bagatellen (1980), Drei Sätze Für Klavier (1981), Fable (1987), Piano Study (1994), Three Suites 2) For Piano (2000), Three Preludes For Piano (2003), Twelve Canons (2010) and Twenty Studies (2013), as well as the songs De Profundis and Nacht (1980), Three Songs (1994), Tres Casidas del Diván del Tamarit (1997), and the chamber works Concert Study (1981), A Suite of Curves (1990), Trombone Quintet (1994) and Three Suites 3) For Piano and a Solo Line (2000)

Voice

Peter Billam's compositions for voice and piano include De Profundis and Nacht (1980), Three Songs (1994) and Tres Casidas del Diván del Tamarit (1997).

Choral works include two Choral Works, Wheels Within Wheels and Decision, Five Rounds 1986, Go Forth and Multiply for SATB (1986), Die Gestundete Zeit for SATB (2000), and Wechsel der Zeiten for SAT or SAA or TTB (2000), The Poet in the Clouds for SATB (2005), We Who Mourn in three movements, for six, nine and six voices (2007), and Album for Choir (2015) .

Recorder

Peter Billam's compositions for recorder include To Erich Jantsch (SAATTB, 1988), Two Recorder Duets (AT, 1991) and Four Dances (SATB, 1995), Three Suites 1) For the Solo Line (2000), Three Duets (2001) and Trio With Guitar (2008).

Flute

Peter Billam's compositions for Flute include Divisions on an Italian Ground, for flute and guitar (1980), Trombone Quintet (1994), Three Suites 1) For the Solo Line (2000) for Flute, Three Suites 3) For Piano and a Solo Line (2000) for Flute and Piano, Three Duets (2001) for Flutes, Second Solo Suite (2003) for Flute, and the Flute Trio (2012).

Guitar

Peter Billam's compositions for Guitar include Five Short Pieces for Guitar (1979), Divisions on an Italian Ground for flute and guitar (1980); Three Suites 1) For the Solo Line (2000) for Guitar, Guitar Duet, for two guitars, three movements (2006-7), Trio With Guitar for guitar and two clarinets, or guitar and two recorders, or for guitar and two violas (2008), and Eight Guitar Pieces (2017).

Brass

Peter Billam's compositions for brass instruments include A Suite of Curves (1990), Handwriting and Trombone Quintet.

Strings

Peter Billam's compositions for string instruments include Violin Duets (2008), and the Three Suites 1) For the Solo Line (2000) for Violin, for Viola, and for Cello; and the Second Solo Suite (2003) for Violin and for Viola and for Cello; also the Trio With Guitar for guitar and two violas (2008) and Music for Strings (2015) for a sextet of 2vln, 2vla, 2vlc, and Two Encores for Strings (2015) for a sextet of 2vln, 2vla, 2vlc.

Chamber ensembles

Peter Billam's compositions for various chamber ensembles include Three Suites 3) For Piano and a Solo Line (2000), Die Frage, Handwriting, Trombone Quintet, Four Dances, the Trio With Guitar for guitar and two clarinets, or guitar and two recorders, or for guitar and two violas (2008), Twelve Canons (2010), and the Flute Trio (2012), and Music for Strings (2015) for a sextet of 2vln, 2vla, 2vlc, and Two Encores for Strings (2015) for a sextet of 2vln, 2vla, 2vlc.