SELECTED WORKS

SOLO (ORGAN)

amalgam (2018, rev. 2020)

mechanical action organ

circle•dances (2016, rev. 2020)

organ

againandagainandagainand...(2018)

organ

"...And music shall untune the sky..." (2018)

electronic/pipe organ hybrid

written for Milwood United Methodist (Kalamazoo, MI)

for performance their Milwood Series

an intimate space (2018)

mechanical action organ

written for Alexis Young

form reform (2017)

organ

written for Peace Lutheran Church (South Haven, MI)

in observance of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Stromatolites (2017)

organ

 

Quiet Ascension (2014, rev. 2016)

organ

SOLO (NON ORGAN)

3 tactile directions (2017)

steel string guitar

 

Two Post-Precipitate Phenomena (2015)

piano

Fourteen Souvenirs of a Young Traveler (2014-5)

piano

CHAMBER (NON VOCAL)​

Brobdingnagian mouth organ (2019)

trumpet (harmonica), organ (harmonica)

written for Sam Gustavson

/æ/ (2017)

brass quintet and organ

written for Origin Brass

Pareidolia (2017)

one piano four hands

 

Pell-Mell Cou(r)ra(e)nte (2015)

trumpet and organ

Manger Song (2015)

oboe and piano

 

Fiddler's Green (2014, rev. 2019)

euphonium and piano

commissioned by Justin Schoenherr

1914 (2014)

string quartet

commissioned by Grand Rapids State Bank (Grand Rapids, MN) in commemoration of their 100-year anniversary

 

Aspidochelone (2014)

sax quartet and piano

 

Basques & Bowheads (2013)

trombone and piano

St. Elmo's Fire (2013)

clarinet, alto sax, piano

[Ted Schoen cl, Brad Bombardier, sax, Graeme Shields pno]

commissioned by Michael Begley and Tyler Babneau 

Four Onomatopoeias (2012)

bassoon and piano

written for Evelyn Jones

CHAMBER (VOCAL)

Piercing Sweet...Blinding Sweet (2019)

soprano (pitch pipe), flute (melodica), cello (kazoo) , percussion

[text by Elizabeth Barrett Browning]

written for Found Sound ensemble

Reflections (2017)

SATB chorus and organ

commissioned by the Itasca Community Chorus (dir. Sam Evans)

The Hollow Men (2012)

mezzo-soprano and piano

New Bird (2010)

SSAATTBB

Ditty of First Desire (2010)

bass voice and piano

[text by Federico Garcia Lorca]

LARGE ENSEMBLE

The Bended Tree (2017)

SATB chorus, flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, violin, piano, organ, percussion

commissioned by Cambridge Lutheran Church (Cambridge, MN)

Terpsichorean Settings (2014)

wind symphony

[University of Minnesota Duluth Symphonic Wind Ensemble]

Rush Home (2012)

orchestra (2.2.2.2. - 4.2.3.1  - timpani, mallets - strings)

runner-up in Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's Composition Contest

Because of Pénaud (2014)

wind symphony

commissioned by the Robert J. Elkington Middle School band (dir. Anissa Grotjohn)

Bremen Town Musicians (2010)

wind symphony

OTHER

Ys (2017)

fixed media

Therapeutic Instruments (2017)

fixed media

Stage Beauty (2013)

fixed incidental media for theatre

commissioned by University of Minnesota Duluth's Theatre Department

Coriolana (2013)

fixed incidental media for theatre

result of Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project Grant about the exploration of diegetic vs non-diegetic sound

UPCOMING WORKS

SOLO (ORGAN)

årsgånger

organ, piano, toy piano, percussion, and fixed media

configurations

organ

solving for x

percussion, fixed media

uschlý a zčernalý (withered and blackened)

organ

all music, text, and images ©2020 Graeme Shields unless otherwise noted