List of compositions in just intonation

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Musical compositions in just intonation:

Composition Instrumentation Year Composer Prime Limit Comments Notes
Seventeen Lyrics by Li Po voice/adapted vla 1930-33 Harry Partch 11
Eleven Intrusions ensemble 1949-50 Harry Partch 11
Studie I sine tones 1953 Karlheinz Stockhausen 5
Sonata for Microtonal Piano retuned pf 1964 Ben Johnston 5 [1]
The Well-Tuned Piano retuned pf 1964-present La Monte Young 7 [2]
Day of Niagara 1965 La Monte Young [citation needed]
Stimmung 6 singers 1968 Karlheinz Stockhausen 7 [3][4]
String Quartet No. 4 str qtet 1973 Ben Johnston 7
Dream House 78' 17" voices, brass & sinewaves 1974 La Monte Young album from 1974 [citation needed]
Les espaces acoustiques vla/ensemble/orchestra 1974-1985 Gérard Grisey
Suite for Microtonal Piano pf 1978 Ben Johnston 19 [5]
String Quartet No. 5 str qtet 1979 Ben Johnston 13
Shri Camel electric organ and delay 1980 Terry Riley [citation needed]
Das Andere viola 1983 Horatiu Radulescu
Koan str qtet 1984 James Tenney 79
Chanting the Light of Foresight 1987 Terry Riley [citation needed]
The Harp of New Albion retuned pf 1986 Terry Riley [citation needed]
Critical Band ensemble 1988/2000 James Tenney 17
From Ancient Worlds harmonic piano 1986-1991 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 New Albion album (1992)
Diapason chamber orchestra 1996 James Tenney 61
Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation retuned pf 2001-2006 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 Cantaloupe album (2007)
DIE KANTATE, oder Gottes Augenstern bist du ensemble 2002-2003 rev. 2017 Wolfgang von Schweinitz 23
Les Duresses vln, 2 vlns 2004 Marc Sabat 37 [6]
Plainsound Glissando Modulation, op. 49 vln & cb 2006-2007 Wolfgang von Schweinitz 13 RAGA in just intonation [1]
Hairy Hippy Happy hrn, trb, tuba 2006-10 Marc Sabat 23 [6]
Just Ancient Loops multi-track cellos 2008-2012 Michael Harrison (musician) 11 Cantaloupe album (2012)
Euler Lattice Spirals Scenery str qtet 2011 Marc Sabat 7 [6]
Lying in the grass, river and clouds pf & 14 instruments 2012 Marc Sabat 23 chamber concerto [6]
ATLAS, 2012 vln (or E-gtr) & a sax 2015 Thomas Nicholson 17 [7]
Jaunpuri (Rendition of a Raga) retuned pf, tabla & tanpura 2012-15 Michael Harrison (musician) 3 Innova album (2017)
ATLAS, 2012 vln (or E-gtr) & a sax 2015 Thomas Nicholson 17 [7]
Just Constellations Roomful of Teeth vocal octet 2015-16 Michael Harrison (musician) 11
Harmonic Constellations multi-track violins and electronics 2015-16 Michael Harrison (musician) 7 New World Records album (2016)
Asking ocean str qtet & 18 instruments 2016 Marc Sabat 13 [6]
For organ and brass meantone organ & brass trio 2016 Ellen Arkbro 7 [1]
(BE)NEATH retuned pf 2016 Thomas Nicholson 13
Cello Constellations multi-track cellos and electronics 2016-17 Michael Harrison (musician) 13 Miasmah album (2018)
MOTTE ensemble 2017 Thomas Nicholson 31 [7]
Prisma Interius IV b fl, 2 vla, a gamba, voices, synth 2017 Catherine Lamb 13 [1]
Room for Mystics prerecorded instruments 2017 Christopher Butterfield 31 installation with artist

Sandra Meigs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "http://www.plainsound.org"
  2. ^ Young, La Monte (1987). "Notes on The-Well Tuned Piano". The Well-Tuned Piano: 81 x 25 6:17:50-11:18:59 PM NYC (Media notes). La Monte Young. 
  3. ^ Toop, Richard (2005). "Stimmung", p.39. In Richard Toop, Six Lectures from the Stockhausen Courses Kürten 2002, pp.39–71. Kürten: Stockhausen-Verlag. ISBN 3-00-016185-6.
  4. ^ Stuppner, Hubert. 1974. "Serialità e misticismo in Stimmung di K. Stockhausen". (Nuova) Rivista Musicale Italiana 8, no. 1 (Jan.-Mar.): 83-98.
  5. ^ Johnston, Ben and Gilmore, Bob (2006). "Maximum Clarity" and Other Writings on Music, p.xxxv. ISBN 978-0-252-03098-7.
  6. ^ a b c d e "http://www.marcsabat.com"
  7. ^ a b c "home". Thomas Nicholson. Retrieved 2017-12-08.