Michael Byron


In the Village of Hope—for Harp, 2013

The Celebration—for baritone, piano, and string quartet, 2009 - 2012
     Poems by Anne Tardos                                                   

  • Philomel’s Song
  • Interlude I
  • ONE
  • Interlude II
  • Beginningless
  • The Pure of Heart

Bridges of Pearl and Dust—for vibraphones, 2011           

Book of Horizons—for solo piano, 2009

Devotion to Peace—for solo piano, 2007 – 2008

Alone in the Treasure Room—for string quintet, 2007

Dreamers of Pearlfor solo piano, 2004 – 2006

  • Enchanting the Stars
  • A Bird Revealing the Unknown to the Sky
  • It is the Night and Dawn of Constellations Irradiated

Awakening at the Inn of the Birds—for string quartet, 2001

Evaporated Pleasure—for piano four hands, 2001

As She Sleeps—for piano, 2000

Entrances—realization for four pianos, 2000

14’ for Harmonic Chamber Orchestra—for chamber orchestra, 1999 – 2000

The Capital of Dawn—for chamber ensemble with percussion, 1999

Mansions of the Sun—for chamber ensemble with percussion, 1999

7’ for Solo Violin, 1999

Elegant Detours—for bass clarinet, 1999

Music from the Other Side of the Night—for harp, 1998 – 1999

Continents of City and Love—for chamber ensemble, 1998

Music of Nights without Moon or Pearl—for chamber ensemble, 1998

Invisible Seeds for James Tenney—for chamber ensemble, 1997 – 1998

Music for Two Pianos, 1997

Music of Steady Light—for mallet percussion, 1996

  • For Four Vibraphones and Glockenspiels
  • For Four Marimbas and Xylophones 
  • Quartet for Vibraphones, Glockenspiels, Marimbas, and Xylophones

Eighty Pieces for String Instruments—for western orchestral strings, 1995 – 1996

Tidal—for chamber ensemble, 1982

200 Pieces for Keyboard Instruments—for polyphonic electric keyboards, 1981

156 Pieces for String Instruments—for western orchestral strings, 1979

For Twelve Tuned Drums—for tenor drums and tom-toms, 1977

For tam-tam and tuned gongs, 1977

Music of Every Night—for mallet percussion and rattles, 1977

One Piano, 1977

Music for George Manupelli—for piano, 1977

Live Wire—solo analog electronics, trumpet, percussion, 1976

A Living Room at the Bottom of a Lake—chamber ensemble, 1976      

Music for Gong and Amplitude Sensitive Filters, 1976

Marimbas, 1975

  • Marimbas in the Lydian Mode
  • Marimbas in the Dorian Mode
  • Marimbas in the Aeolian Mode

Morning Glory—for six idiophones of indefinite pitch, 1975

Entrances—original solo piano realization, 1974

Music for Tuned Gold Mining Pans and Rattles, 1974

Blue Locus—indeterminate instrumentation, 1974

Starfields—for piano four hands, 1973

Song after a War—for piano, 1973

Black Sun White Sun—for percussion, 1973

Dragon Rite—for four contrabasses and percussion, 1973

Arcanum—for orchestra, 1972

Distant Light—for string orchestra, 1972                           

Night Blossom—for percussion, analog electronics, and dancer, 1972

Drifting Music—for tubular bells, 1972

Song of the Lifting Up of the Head—for piano solo, 1972