CATALOG of WORKS

Orchestral Music         Chamber Music         Vocal Music         Instrumental Music         Piano Music

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ORCHESTRAL & LARGE ENSEMBLE MUSIC
 

Miserrimus for flute, harp, percussion & Strings (c. 8', 2014)
 

Capriccio Tempestoso for harp & orchestra (c. 10’, 2010)
Orchestra: 2-1 (doubling e.hn.)-2-1;  2-2-2-1;  timp., perc.,  harp solo;  strings
Commissioned by the Chicago Composers Orchestra
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Meditation for harp & String Orchestra (c. 6’, 2010)
Written in memory of Ceren Necipoğlu

La Chapelle d'Aiguilhe: Concerto for Cello & Orchestra (c. 21’, 2008)
Orchestra: 2-2-2-2; 2-2-0-0; timp., cello solo; strings
Commissioned by, and dedicated to, Xavier Phillips & the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire

Solace (17’, 2005)
Orchestra: 3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; timp., 3 perc., pno./cel., harp, strings




Concerto for Piano & Chamber Orchestra (15’, 2003)
Piano Solo & Chamber Orchestra: 1111; 1111; 2 perc, hp, 2111
Commissioned by the Indiana University New Music Ensemble




In a Moment of Simple Beauty (arr. of For Constantin) (4’, 2003)
Chamber Orchestra: 2222; 2000; 1 perc, hp; strings
 

The Stars Shall Look Not Down (16’, 2001)
9-part Flute Choir and Orchestra
2-2-2-2; 4-2-2-1; timp., 2 perc., strings;  [flute choir: 2 picc., 5 C fl., 1 alto fl., 1 bass fl.]
Commissioned by the Chesapeake Youth Repertory Orchestra & CYSO Flute Choir

Nor’easter (Study for Orchestra) (6’, 2001)
Orchestra: 3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; timp., 3 perc., harp, strings
 

Red Moon (8’, 2000)
Orchestra: 3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; 3 perc., harp, strings




Suite for String Orchestra (12’, 2000)
 

Momentum (5’, 2000)
For wind ensemble
 

The Flames of Imbolc (12’, 1999)
Orchestra: 3-3-3-3; 4-3-3-1; timp., 3 perc., strings
Listen to The Flames of Imbolc:




Episodes for String Orchestra (7’, 1998)
Arrangement of Episodes for String Quartet
 

Nordic Realms (20’, 1998)
1-1-1-1; 2-1-0-0; 1 perc., strings

 

Concerto for Piano & Chamber Orchestra by Garrett Byrnes - IU NME; Jihye Chang, piano; David Dzubay, conductor
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Capriccio Tempestoso by Garrett Byrnes - Chicago Composers Orchestra; Emily Wren Colton, harp; Mathew Kasper, conductor
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Solace by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, composer
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Red Moon by Garrett Byrnes - Indianapolis Symphony
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The Flames of Imbolc by Garrett Byrnes - Peabody Symphony Orchestra
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Check out a live performance for Concerto for Piano & Chamber Orchestra on the video page!

 
CHAMBER MUSIC
 

Capriccio Improvviso (c. 15’, 2013)
for viola & piano
Commissioned by Maggie Snyder, and funded through the University of Georgia's Willson Center Grant for the Humanities





Leeds Devil Nocturne (c. 10’, 2011)
for flute (with optional piccolo) & piano
Commissioned for Mary Kay Fink & Nicholas Underhill by the Cleveland Chamber Collective





Leeds Devil Preludes (c. 4', 2011)

for flute & piano

Devil in Moscow (c. 15’, 2009)
for viola & harpsichord -- version for viola & piano available
Commissioned by the Allegmagnetti Duo through the generosity of the West Virginia University Foundation





Mosaics (8’, 2008)
for wind quintet 
Commissioned by the Alpha Lambda chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of Illinois Wesleyan University


Manic Aggressive  (4’, 2008)
Schadenfreude  (5’, 2008)
Voodoo Stomp  (5'-8’, 2008)
Zephyr  (3’, 2008)
for flute, piano & string quartet
Commissioned by the 'New Music for a New Audience' project, inspired by traditional rock and metal genres, and written for the Cleveland Chamber Collective





Villanelle (16’, 2006;  revised 2009, c. 12')
for violin & harp 
Commissioned by Harry A.F.M. Otten for Lavinia Meijer, and dedicated to him, Lavinia Meijer & Tjeerd Top





Persist (13’, 2003)
for eight cellos
Commissioned by Florent Renard-Payen and the Tarab Cello Ensemble




 

Triptyclysm (16’, 2002)
for percussion trio
Commissioned by Tonus Percussion Group





Five Pieces for Cello & Piano (c. 10’, 2002)

Introduction & Scherzo (c. 7’, 1997; arranged for string quartet 2002)
for String Quartet


Duo for Two Violins (7’, 2000)

Three Pieces for Flute and Guitar (7’, 1999)
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Episodes for String Quartet (8’, 1998)

Introduction & Scherzo (c. 7’, 1997)
for Violin & Cello

Leeds Devil Nocturne by Garrett Byrnes - Mary Kay Fink, flute; Nicholas Underhill, piano
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Check out a different performance of Leeds Devil Nocturne on the video page!

Manic Aggressive by Garrett Byrnes - Cleveland Chamber Collective
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Villanelle *excerpt* by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Check out a full performance of Villanelle on the video page!

Persist (for 8 cellos) by Garrett Byrnes - Tarab Cello Ensemble
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Triptyclysm by Garrett Byrnes - Tonus Percussion Group
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Three Pieces for Flute & Guitar - 1. Eighth = 69 by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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VOCAL MUSIC
 

Moon Songs (c. 10’, 2011) 
for treble voice & harp
Text: Carl Sandburg
Movements: (1) Feather Lights   (2) Moonset   (3) I Sang   (4) Child Moon   (5) Theme in Yellow   (6) Valley Song
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Verse Surges Forth (c. 9’, 2007; revised 2010) 
for alto voice & marimba (or piano)
Text: Marina Tsvetaeva
Movements: (1) Gently, gently   (2) Verse Surges Forth   (3) I Kiss the Crimson Leaves

Three Poems of Pablo Neruda (c. 10', 2007)
for soprano solo
Text: Pablo Neruda
Movements: (1) Air in the Stone   (2) The Turtle   (3) Word

Handfuls (10’, 2006)
for soprano & guitar
Text: Carl Sandburg
Movements: (1) Whitelight   (2) Flux   (3) Fog   (4) Pool




Songs of the Sea (15’, 2001)
for tenor & piano
Text: Carl Sandburg, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herman Melville
Movements: (1) Young Sea   (2) Four by the Clock   (3) Bones   (4) Fog   (5) Nantucket




Five Poems of James Wright (15’, 2001)
for treble voice, english horn and cello
Movements: (1) The Jewel   (2) In Fear of Harvests   (3) I Was Afraid of Dying   (4) Rain   (5) A Breath of Air




Twilight Night (5’, 1999)
for soprano & piano
Text: Christina Rossetti
Listen to Twilight Night:




Two Poems of Robert Frost (9’, 1998)
for soprano, flute, vibraphone & cello
Movements: (1) Good Hours   (2) To the Thawing Wind

Handfuls - 1. Whitelight - Magret Nilson, soprano; Garrett Byrnes, guitar
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Songs of the Sea - 1. Young Sea - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Songs of the Sea - 5. Nantucket by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Five Poems of James Wright - 4. Rain by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Twilight Night by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Valley of Butterflies (c. 15’, 2011)
harp solo





Sizzle (c. 6’, 2009)
for harp solo


Monemvasía Pebbles: four miniatures for flute solo (4’, 2009)
for flute solo

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Check out a full performance of Monemvasía Pebbles on the video page!

Sprocket! (c. 7’, 2006)
for cello solo
Written for Florent Renard-Payen

 

Desmodus Rotundus; or, Night of The Full Blue Moon (4’, 2004)
for flute solo

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Ceol Báisteach Toirneach Tintreach[Rain Thunder Lightning Music]  (c. 12', 2004)
for marimba solo

 

Amhrán Slán (c. 5’, 2001)
for harp solo
Written for Ceren Necipoğlu

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Visions in Twilight (c. 8’, 2000)
harp solo
Written for Ceren Necipoğlu





Perpetual Moments (8’, 2000)
for classical guitar solo

 

Nanna's Lament (7’, 1999)
for viola solo  ( * Violin version also available )





Sonata for Solo Violin (c. 8’, 1994)
 

Sonata for Solo Cello (c. 7’, 1993)
Written for Florent Renard-Payen

 

Valley of Butterflies - 1. Tiger Swallowtail by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Valley of Butterflies - 2. Emerald Butterfly by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Check out a complete performance of Valley of Butterflies on the video page!

Desmodus Rotundus; or, Night of the Full Blue Moon by Garrett Byrnes - Whitney Vincent, flute
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Check out a different performance of Desmodus Rotundus; or, Night of the Full Blue Moon on Byrnes' YouTube page! (link at bottom of page.)

Amhrán Slán by Garrett Byrnes - Ece Yavas, harp
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Visions in Twilight by Garrett Byrnes - Lavinia Meijer, harp
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Check out a different performance of Visions in Twilight on the video page!

Nanna's Lament by Garrett Byrnes - Yuval Gotlibovich, viola
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"Visions" CD

"Bir Kitap Gibi" CD

 

Check out the CD on the Discography page. 

Check out both CD's on the Discography page. 

PIANO MUSIC
 

Bagatelle for L.v.B. (c. 4’, 2011)
commissioned for the International Beethoven Project's 2011 Bagatelle Project





Cosmopolitan Etudes, Book 2 (c. 20' complete, 2011, Etudes 7-10)
   No. 10 ("Maelströms", for consecutive descending intervals)
   No. 9 (for Intervals of the Seventh)
   No. 8 (for softness while playing chords)
   No. 7 (for the white keys alone)





Album: Six Beginning & Intermediate Pieces (c. 8’, 2005)
Contents:  1) March  2) Scherzo  3) Romance  4) Waltz  5) Lullaby  6) Etude


For Constantin (c. 4’, 2003)

Cosmopolitan Etudes, Book 1 (c. 10' complete, 2001, Etudes 1-6)
No. 1 Moderato, meditativo  No.2 Preciso  No. 3 Tagliente, articolato  4. Con fuoco  5. Lento e sostenuto  6. Vorace e presto







Abstra (c. 9’, 2002)

for piano and recorded digital sounds




Peculiar Albatross (c. 3’, 2001)

Allegro Risoluto (c. 4’, 1995)




 

 

Bagatelle for LvB by Garrett Byrnes - Nicholas Underhill, piano
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Cosmopolitan Etudes (Book 1) - 1. Moderato, Meditativo by Garrett Byrnes - Jihye Chang, piano
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Cosmopolitan Etudes (Book 1) - 2. Precise by Garrett Byrnes - Jihye Chang, piano
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Cosmopolitan Etudes (Book 1) - 6. Vorace e Presto by Garrett Byrnes - Jihye Chang, piano
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Cosmopolitan Etudes (Book 2) - 7. Vivace molto, poco leggiero by Garrett Byrnes - Jihye Chang, piano
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Abstra by Garrett Byrnes - Toros Can, piano
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Allegro Resolute by Garrett Byrnes - Garrett Byrnes, Composer
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Etude No. 1

Etude No. 2

Etude No. 6

 

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