WORKS BY JEFFERY L. BRIGGS

orchestral, chamber, and electronic music

 

 

COMPOSITIONS 

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

  • Two Poems of Hyam Plutzik (2011)
  • Celebration for Orchestra, (2009)
  • Fanfare for Civilization (and Aaron) (2008)
  • Washington’s Artillery (2007)
  • Comets (1980)

 

CHAMBER MUSIC

  • The (New) Beethoven String Quartets (Arrangements of the Piano Sonatas) (2016)
  • Adjectives for String Quartet (2016)
  • Luck of the Draught,  Duo for Violin and Cello (2014)
  • 4th String Quartet (2010)
  • 3rd String Quartet (2011)
  • For the Dawn, for Chamber Orchestra (2004)
  • Firaxis, for mixed ensemble and percussion, 1984
  • Adjectives: 13 little words for wind quartet (1979)
  • Block Concrete, for percussion trio (1978)
  • Natural Well, for clarinet (1978)
  • Neversink, for flute (1977)
  • Clarinet Duo, 5 movements for 2 clarinets (1976)
  • 2nd String Quartet (1976)
  • Music for Columns and Strings (1975)
  • 1st String Quartet (1975)
  • Events, for Strings and Winds (1974)
  • Music for Winds and Percussion (1973)
  • Patterns, for Brass Sextet (1973)
  • Woodwind Quintet (1972)

 

PIANO MUSIC

  •  Aurora, for two pianos (1982)
  • Chimera, three pieces for piano (1984)
  • Three Little Pieces (1973)

 

SONGS FOR PIANO AND SOPRANO

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

 

ELECTRONIC MUSIC

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

  

COMPUTER GAMES MUSIC

  • Civilization IV,
  • Pirates!, 2004
  • Alpha Centauri
  • Civilization II
  • Colonization
  • Pirates! Gold
  • The Ancient Art of War in the Skies
  • Darklands
  • Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender
  • Gunship 2000
  • Hyperspeed
  • Night Hawk: F-117A Stealth Fighter 2.0
  • Sid Meier's Civilization
  • Lightspeed
  • Railroad Tycoon
  • Covert Action
  • Silent Service II
  • M1 Tank Platoon
  • Sword of the Samurai

THE (NEW) BEETHOVEN QUARTETS (2015)

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.