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Einar Torfi Einarsson - works


-Works for Musical Instruments:
-Works for Non-Music Instruments
-Works for Non-Performance

(anti-chronological)


Desiring-Machines. partial-object 0.0833
for trombone & cello
duration: open (4-10 min)
year: 2016
premiere: Two New Duo, January 18, 2017, Drückereihalle im Ackermannshof, Basel, Switzerland
score: link
listen:



Theory-Fiction I: non-corresponding variance
for three toy pianos and imaginary accompanyment (one player)
duration: 2'40'' (version 1)
year: 2015
premiere: Tinna Ţorsteinsdóttir, 1 February 2015, Dark Music Days 2015
score: link


Negative Dynamics II: entangled strata
for a pianist
duration: varying
year: 2014
premiere: Tinna Ţorsteinsdóttir, 31 May 2014, Listasafn Íslands, Reykjavík
score: link


Desiring-Machines: partial-object 0.1667
for oboe, violin, viola and cello
duration: varying
year: 2013
premiere: Stolz Quartet, 26 February 2014, Splendor, Amsterdam
listen: fragment from the Stolz Quartet CD


foldings/inclusions

for (contra-)bass-clarinet and live electronics
duration: 5'-10'
year: 2013
premiere: Ingólfur Vilhjálmsson, 24 April 2016, Hljóđön, Hafnarborg, Iceland
listen:




Desiring-Machines: partial-object 0.0417

for any flute
duration: 5'-10'
year: 2013
premiere: Kristjana Helgadóttir, 29 October 2013, Nordic House, Reykjavik


Desiring-Machines
for conductor and 24 musicians
duration: 17'-27'
year: 2012
premiere: Ensemble Intercontemporain (conductor: Susanna Mälkki),
04 October 2012, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
score: link
listen (fragment):


Non-vanishing vacuum state

for bass-flute, bass-clarinet, trumpet and cello
duration: 5'53''
year: 2011
premiere: ELISION Ensemble, 22 October 2011, TRANSIT, Leuven, Belgium.
score sample: link
listen:


Repetition of Repetition
for orchestra
duration: 8'-20'
year: 2011
premiere: Iceland Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Martyn Brabbins),
06 October 2011, Harpa, Reykjavík, Iceland.
score:
listen:


Negative Dynamics I(a/b)
for a string player
duration: 30'' (a), 30' (b)
year: 2011
premiere: Johnny Chang, 05 April 2011, University of Huddersfield.
score: link


Quanta
for 12 musicians
duration: ca. 12'
year: 2010
premiere: Klangforum Wien, 05 February 2011, Helmut-list-halle, Graz, Austria.
score: sample
listen (fragment):


Topiary
for recorder
duration: ca. 6'
year: 2009
unperformed


Tendencies
for oboe, bass-clarinet, trumpet, trombone, violin and double-bass
duration: ca. 10'
year: 2009
premiere: ELISION Ensemble, 26 November 2009,
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
listen (movement 3):


Apertures
for orchestra
duration: ca. 9'
year: 2009
premiere: Holland Symfonia (conductor: Etienne Siebens), 12 September 2009, Gaudeamus Music Week.


Marml
for cello
duration: ca. 8'
year: 2009
premiere: Ephraim van Ijzerlooij, 15 May 2009, Conservatorium van Amsterdam.


Seven Intensions
for flute, bass-clarinet, harp, piano and percussion
duration: ca. 7'
year: 2008
premiere: Adapter Ensemble, 26 August 2009, Lokhalle, Berlin.
listen (movement 4):


Conditions -posttensions- II
for bass-clarinet, accordion and double-bell trumpet
duration: ca. 7'
year: 2008
premiere: ensemble cras, 19 September 2009, Altes Pfandhaus, Köln.


Nine Tensions
for 12 musicians
duration: ca. 12'
year: 2008
premiere: Ligeti Academy, 15 May 2008, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam.
listen (movement 2):


Conditions -posttensions extension-
for bass-clarinet, accordion, soprano, cello and percussion
duration: ca. 10'
year: 2008
unperformed


Macrophobia

for violin, clarinet and percussion
duration: 1'
year: 2007
premiere: students Conservatorium van Amsterdam, October 2008.
listen:


Conditions -posttensions-
for bass-clarinet and accordion
duration: ca. 7'
year: 2008
premiere: DuoPlus, 04 February 2008, Dark Music Days, Reykjavík, Iceland.


Conditions
for 8 musicians
duration: ca. 8'
year: 2007
premiere: Nieuw Ensemble, 19 June 2007, Paradiso, Amsterdam.