WORKS BY JEFFERY L. BRIGGS

orchestral, chamber, and electronic music

 

 

COMPOSITIONS 

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

  1. Two Poems of Hyam Plutzik (2011)
  2. Celebration for Orchestra, (2009)
  3. Fanfare for Civilization (and Aaron) (2008)
  4. Washington’s Artillery (2007)
  5. Comets (1980)

 

CHAMBER MUSIC

  1. Bartok's 14 Bagatelles Revisited (Arrangements for String Quartet) (2018)
  2. The (New) Beethoven String Quartets (Arrangements of the Piano Sonatas) (2016)
  3. Adjectives for String Quartet (2016)
  4. Luck of the Draught,  Duo for Violin and Cello (2014)
  5. 4th String Quartet (2010)
  6. 3rd String Quartet (2011)
  7. For the Dawn, for Chamber Orchestra (2004)
  8. Firaxis, for mixed ensemble and percussion, 1984
  9. Adjectives: 13 little words for wind quartet (1979)
  10. Block Concrete, for percussion trio (1978)
  11. Natural Well, for clarinet (1978)
  12. Neversink, for flute (1977)
  13. Clarinet Duo, 5 movements for 2 clarinets (1976)
  14. 2nd String Quartet (1976)
  15. Music for Columns and Strings (1975)
  16. 1st String Quartet (1975)
  17. Events, for Strings and Winds (1974)
  18. Music for Winds and Percussion (1973)
  19. Patterns, for Brass Sextet (1973)
  20. Woodwind Quintet (1972)

 

PIANO MUSIC

  1.  Aurora, for two pianos (1982)
  2. Chimera, three pieces for piano (1984)
  3. Three Little Pieces (1973)

 

SONGS FOR PIANO AND SOPRANO

  1. Tickletoby and Friends, Three Children’s Poems by Hyam Plutzik (1986)
  2. A Song of Songs, Text by Solomon (1980)
  3. The White Rose, Text by John Boyle O’Reilly (1978)

 

ELECTRONIC MUSIC

  1. Beyond Glory: Examining Terror, a documentary with Ramsey Clark et al, (1993)
  2. Descending – an animated short with Jackie Ross (1994)
  3. Dance Triptych: Ecliptic, Silk, Celebration (1988)
  4. Stars and Trees (1979)

  

COMPUTER GAME MUSIC (selected list) 

  1. Civilization IV
  2. Pirates!
  3. Alpha Centauri
  4. Civilization II
  5. Colonization
  6. Pirates! Gold
  7. The Ancient Art of War in the Skies
  8. Darklands
  9. Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender
  10. Gunship 2000
  11. Hyperspeed
  12. Night Hawk: F-117A Stealth Fighter 2.0
  13. Sid Meier's Civilization
  14. Lightspeed
  15. Railroad Tycoon
  16. Covert Action
  17. Silent Service II
  18. M1 Tank Platoon
  19. Sword of the Samurai

THE (NEW) BEETHOVEN QUARTETS (2016)

Jeff Briggs has brought his own contemporary creative voice to a monumental part of the musical canon.
— Jason Calloway, Amernet String Quartet

To hear selections from this collection of 32 Sonatas (98 movements), see Jeff’s Soundcloud.