MRD-Works List, Electracoustmatic pieces
This page is, at present, under construction. Below is a near-complete listing of my works in chronological order. Future versions of the works list will be searchable by various criteria, and score/recording/parts availablity will be indicated. If you wish to perform, support or just want further information on any of the works, please contact me

North 44.748 (2017)
i. gloaming
ii. 45.323
iii. aubade
for piano, electronics


MB 50 North (2017)
for piano, live electronics


the Employed (2017)
Piano Sonatina 4 - alternate non-solo remix
for piano, electronics, actor


for we have slain the night (2016)
i. for we ...
ii. thoughts of the owls and bats and insects
iii. the universe swallowed by poison light
iv. ... have slain the night
for piano, electronics


North 47.826 (2016)
i. prelude
2. meet
iii. nocturne
4. depart
v. postlude
for piano, live and recorded electronics
Premiere:
2016-04-23; mmmmConcerts presents New and Used Music; Michael Dobinson - electronics, Marco Burak - piano


The Mahlerial Sketchbook (2016)
1. Shards of Alma
2. Only You/I know where it all began
3. My World, Not Theirs
4. MAHLERia out ...
for piano, live and pre-recorded electronics
co-composed with Gustav Mahler, Alma Schindler
Premiere:
2016-04-23; mmmmConcerts presents New and Used Music; Michael Dobinson - electronics, Michel Allard - piano


Lochs and Quays (2014)
Locks and Keys
for piano, percussion, electronics


chimeric features creep ... (2014)
for piano, pre-recorded electronics, live electronics


Keys (2014)
for keys, electronic processing, electronics


Nocturne: Night Feeding (2013)
for voice (soprano), piano, electronics
Premiere:
2013-11-16; mmmmConcerts 2013 - Voices 2; Barb Redden, voice - Marco Burak, piano - Michael Dobinson, electronics


... or leave our bones upon them (2013)
for voice (baritone), percussion, live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2013-05-04; mmmmConcerts 2013 - Voices; Michael Dobinson, voice/percussion/electronics


COMMUTATION (2013)
i : Prelude : Georgetown : Winter In The Trees
ii : Toccata : Halton Sub : Blowing Snow
iii : Postlude : Bramalea : Gray Slush
for piano, organ, synthetic voice, live and recorded electronics
Premiere:
2013-05-04; mmmmConcerts 2013 - Voices; Marco Burak; organ, Michel Allard; piano, Michael Dobinson; electronics


3 Littoral Night Pieces (2012)
Tippecanoe River, 8-9 November 1811
Niagara River, 15 August 1814
Stoney Creek, 6 June 1813
for piano, electronics
Premiere:
2012-11-03; mmmmConcerts - The War of 2012 Bicentenary Season, Zion Lutheran Stratford ON Canada. Michael Dobinson - electronics, Michel Allard - piano


The Wreck of the Nancy (2012)
for organ, piano, live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2012-11-03; mmmmConcerts - The War of 2012 Bicentenary Season, Zion Lutheran Stratford ON Canada. Michael Dobinson - electronics, Marco Burak - organ, Michel Allard - piano


The Inundation of Crysler's Farm (2012)
for piano, organ, pre-recorded electronics, live electronics
Premiere:
2012-05-12; mmmmConcerts, The War of 2012 Bicentenary Season Stratford ON Canada.


Brock's Monuments (2012)
for piano (mezzo-soprano), organ, flute, voice, pre-recorded electronics, live electronics
Premiere:
2012-05-12; mmmmConcerts, The War of 2012 Bicentenary Season Stratford ON Canada.


Northland Autumn (2011)
for piano, organ, live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2011-11; mmmmConcerts at Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford ON; Michel Allard, piano; Marco Burak, organ; Michael Dobinson, electronics


Voyager 2 (2011)
for piano, organ, synthi, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2011-05-28; mmmmConcerts at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Stratford ON; Michel Allard, piano; Marco Burak, organ; Michael Dobinson, synthi and computer


Thundersnow (2006)
for bell, live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2006-02-21; "Cold" solo show: The Ambient Ping; The Hacienda, 794 Bathurst at Bloor St., Toronto ON


unCold, unClear Winter (2006)
for live synthi synthesizer, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2006-02-21; "Cold" solo show: The Ambient Ping; The Hacienda, 794 Bathurst at Bloor St., Toronto ON


Experimental Train Traffic Controls in Winter (2006)
for live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2006-02-21; "Cold" solo show: The Ambient Ping; The Hacienda, 794 Bathurst at Bloor St., Toronto ON


Kyoto Bells (2005)
Smog in February
for 2 electric keyboards, electric violin or keyboard, pre-recorded electronics
text(s) by George W. Bush, Environment Canada Press Release
Premiere:
2005-03-30; Canadian Electronic Ensemble, The Ambient Ping; The Hacienda, 794 Bathurst at Bloor St., Toronto ON


Ganymede (2004)
for voice (soprano), live electronic processing
Premiere:
2004-02-15; Music Gallery Benefit, Feb. 15 2004; The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W; performed by Janice Jackson (soprano) and Michael Dobinson (processing)


Sonata for Violin and Electronics (2004)
for electric violin, live electronics
Premiere:
2004-07; Sound Symposium XII; St. John's Newfoundland
Other performances:
2004-10-24; Canadian Electronic Ensemble presents "Symposium Redux", the Music Gallery , Toronto ON


Phobos (2003)
for live electronicst
Premiere:
2002-12-08; the Canadian Electronic Ensemble; the Music Gallery, Toronto ON


Deimos (2003)
for live electronics
Premiere:
2003-06-19; Canadian Electronic Ensemble; June 19, 2003, the Music Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto
Other performances:
2003-08-07; The Canadian Electronic Ensemble at Jusqu'aux oreilles / Up to your ears; Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal QC


5 Dilatory Night Pieces (2002)
for electric violin, "pancho", piano, percussion, live and pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2002-11-07; "Elements"; The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. Toronto ON


Continental Shelf (2001)
for piano, live and pre-recorded electronics, violin
Premiere:
2001-05-11; Oiseaux Exotiques presents "Live at St. George", the Guerilla Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto ON
Other performances:
2001; Oiseaux Exotiques presents "Private Performance at the Casa De Bird"


Oiseaux Aliens (2001)
for piano, live and pre-recorded electronics
co-composed with David Bird
Premiere:
2001-05-11; Oiseaux Exotiques presents "Live at St. George", the Guerilla Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto ON
Other performances:
2001-03-03; Oiseaux Exotiques present "Music at St. John's", March 3 2001; St. John's Anglican Church, 288 Humberside, Toronto ON
2009-11-14; mmmmConcerts at St. Paul's Anglican Church 2009, Stratford ON; Michael Dobinson, piano and electronics; David Bird (recorded), piano
Broadcasts:
2001-04; Music Gallery Radio
2001-2005; partial performance included on Music Gallery website


Europa (2001)
for processed recorder, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2001-03-03; Oiseaux Exotiques present "Music at St. John's", March 3 2001; St. John's Anglican Church, 288 Humberside, Toronto ON
Other performances:
2001-05-11; Oiseaux Exotiques presents "Live at St. George", the Guerilla Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto ON
2006-02-21; "Cold" solo show: The Ambient Ping; The Hacienda, 794 Bathurst at Bloor St., Toronto ON
2010-11-20; mmmmConcerts at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Stratford ON. Michael Dobinson, electric recorder


Water Music (2001)
for piano, voice (speaker), live and pre-recorded electronics, percussion, tape
text(s) by Thomas Hood
Premiere:
2001-03-03; Oiseaux Exotiques present "Music at St. John's", March 3 2001; St. John's Anglican Church, 288 Humberside, Toronto ON


The Seas of Triton (2001)
for electric violin, percussion, live electronic quartet
Premiere:
2001-06-21; Canadian Electronic Ensemble presents "Hic Sunt Leones"; the Guerilla Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto ON


Voyager (2000)
for electric violin, live electronic quartet
Premiere:
2000-06-03; Canadian Electronic Ensemble presents "No Added Philosophy"; the Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. Toronto ON
Other performances:
2001-03-03; Oiseaux Exotiques present "Music at St. John's", March 3 2001; St. John's Anglican Church, 288 Humberside, Toronto ON


Memorial (2000)
the Naval Ships Memorial at Burlington (rev.2017)
for live electronics, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
2000-12-01; Canadian Electronic Ensemble presents "REAKTOR"; the Guerilla Gallery, St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John St., Toronto ON


Borealis (1999)
for electric violin, electric pan pipe/slide whistle, live electronic quartet
Premiere:
1999-12-11; the Canadian Electronc Ensemble presents "Snake Eyes"; the Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W., Toronto ON


Immobile Transformations (1999)
for voice (speaker), piano, digital piano, electronics
co-composed with David Bird
text(s) by Oscar Wilde
Premiere:
1999-06-09; Film For Music For Film
Other performances:
1999-06-10; Film For Music For Film


Cold, Clear Winter (1999)
for violin, electric pan pipe, live electronics
Premiere:
1999; Canadian Electronic Ensemble Show
Other performances:
2000-06-03; Canadian Electronic Ensemble presents "No Added Philosophy"; the Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. Toronto ON
2001-03-03; Oiseaux Exotiques present "Music at St. John's", March 3 2001; St. John's Anglican Church, 288 Humberside, Toronto ON


The Triumph of Industry (1998)
for electric violin, live electronic trio, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
; CEE Concert (date not recorded, placeholder)


The Rubaiyyat (1994)
for voice (soprano), flute, santur (or electronic keyboard), percussion, pre-recorded electronics
text(s) by Omar Khyyam
Premiere:
1994-10-14; Asymetriks Composers' Collective, the Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W., Toronto ON; Nancy Nourse, flute; Suba Sankaran, voice; Michael Dobinson, electronics


Random Conversations (1993)
for 4 bells, chimes, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
1993; University of Western Ontario Student Composers Concert
Other performances:
1993-11-07; Darkness and Light; a concert of New Music: Anita Hardeman - Bavani Sankaran - David Bird - Lia Pas, bells; Michael Dobinson, chimes and electronics
1993-02-18; New and Used Music, London ON: Anita Hardeman - Marco Burak - Romina di Gasbarro - John Sherlock, bells; Michael Dobinson, chimes and electronics


Dream Journey / Obsessions (1992)
for flute (or wind instrument), live electronics, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
1993-11-07; Darkness and Light; a concert of New Music: Sreten Marilovic, flute; Michael Dobinson, electronics
Other performances:
1992/3-05-30; New Chamber Music; The Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St., Toronto ON: Jenn Wardle, saxophone; Michael Dobinson, electronics


Indiscriminate Causalities No. 1 (1992)
for piano, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
1992-11-03; Student Composers' Recital, University of Western Ontario, von Kuster Hall, London ON: Michael Dobinson, piano and electronics


Indiscriminate Causalities No. 2 (1992)
for piano, pre-recorded electronics
Premiere:
1992; University of Western Ontario
Other performances:
1993-11-07; Darkness and Light; a concert of New Music: Michael Dobinson, piano and electronics
1993-02-18; New and Used Music, London ON: Michael Dobinson, piano and electronics
1994-10-14; Asymetriks Composers' Collective, the Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W., Toronto ON; Michael Dobinson, piano and electronics