Peter Moran - Mamuska Background

List Of Works

  • The Dublin Miniatures (2012) [piano] 12'
    Premiere (excerpts): Peter Moran, Culture Night, Contemporary Music Centre, 21-09-12
  • A Paris Miniature (2012) [piano] 30"
    Premiere: Peter Moran, The Back Loft, Dublin 29-11-12

  • A Cheltenham Miniature (2012) [piano] 90"
    Premiere: Peter Moran, Listen at Lilliput, Lilliput Press, 30-09-12

  • St. John's Blues (2011) [piano] 20"
    Premiere: Peter Moran, Listen at Lilliput, Lilliput Press, 30-09-12

  • Beageens I-VI (2010-11) [open instrumentation] 2-3'
    Premiere: Clavier Contemporain Weekend, Frederic Chopin Conservatoire, Paris 04-02-12

  • Air; a microtonal miniature for soloist (2008) [Any Instrument] 30"
    Premiere: Bill Dowdall, National Concert Hall, Dublin 19-04-13

  • Hairy T (2007) [4 gtr] 60"
    Premiere: Decameron Guitar Quartet, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York 24-06-2008

  • Who Would Give Water at Dawn to a Goose that will be Slaughtered in the Morning? (2006) [shakuhachi] 120"
    Commissioned by: Joe Browning for the Late Music Festival, York.


  • Enharmonic Harmonics (2016) [gtr, tape] 8'
    Premiere: Benjamin Dwyer, SoundSCAPE Festiva, Italy 02-07-16

  • Transcripts (2012) [pno] 18'
    Premiere: Alexander Bernstein, National Concert Hall, Dublin 24-09-13

  • For Hands (2012) [pno 4hnds] 8'
    Premiere: Peter Moran and Judith Ring, Frederic Chopin Conservatoire, Paris 04-02-12

  • Anois 's Aris with Judith Ring (2009) [psaltery, tape] 6'
    Premiere: Peter Moran and Judith Ring, York Spring Festival of New Music, 15-05-09

  • Grace Park (2007) for Paul Roe [b clt] 4'

  • The Horse Is Dead(2007) [chiming bells] 3'
    Premiere: The York Minster Society of Change Ringers, Sight Sonic Festival, York Minster, 30-01-07.

  • Ag an Damhsa (2006) [An arrangement for violin of the Viola Sonata; 3rd Movement] 7'

  • Three Short Stories (2006) [a solo theatre piece for viola and voice] 12'
    Commissioned and premiered by: Jake Kirner, Programme of Final Recitals, University of York 30-05-06


  • The Four Noble Truths (2012) [choir] 6'
    Premiere: Chamber Choir Ireland, Cork International Choral Festival, 30-04-2016


  • Five Juice Songs (2010-13) [3 voices, tape] 20'
    Premiere: Juice Vocal Ensemble, Queens University Belfast, 25-04-2013


  • Vowels (2012) [S-solo pno] 4'
    Premiere: David Bremner and Elizabeth Hilliard, St. Patrick's College Drumcondra, Dublin, 06-11-2013


  • Busted Sirens (2011) [S-solo, flexible ensemble] 5'
    For Nora Ryan


  • It Is Not True... (2008) [Mez-solo, vla] 6'
    Premiere: Trio Scordatura, De Badcuyp, Amsterdam, 16-12-08
  • Now available to buy from Ergodos Records


  • The Stranger on the Southbound Train (2008) [S-solo pno] 4'
    Premiere: Rebecca Hardwick (soprano) and Mark Hutchinson (piano), York Spring Festival, 10-05-08
  • Awarded the Walter Beckett Cup for Original Song 2011.


  • A Casual Analysis of Prose Rhythms (2004) [solo voice with claves] 9'
    Premiere: Peter Moran, the Write-and-Recite Poetry Slam, Dublin, 18-05-04
    Awarded the Humber Mouth Literature Festival Special Commission 2010


  • Lán Anam (2016) [gamelan, organ] 5'
    Premiere: UCD Gamelan Orchestra, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin 28-04-16


  • Sailendra (2014) [gamelan] 5'
    Premiere: London Southbank Gamelan Players, Gamelan Composers League, SOAS London 05-10-14


  • Embat (2014) [gamelan] 6'
    Premiere: Gamelan Kyai Jati Roso, National Concert Hall, Dublin 06-09-14


  • Bonang Quartet No.2 (2009) [gamelan] 5'
    Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak, Ergodos Festival, Dublin 18-04-09


  • Bonang Quartet No.1 (2008) [gamelan] 5'
    Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak, York Late Music Festival, 10-06-08



  • Lacrymosa (2007) [S-solo A-solo gamelan] 5'
  • Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak with Mary Larew (soprano) and Amy Slevin (alto), York Minster, 16-02-08


  • Ta an Capaill Marbh
    (The Horse Is Dead arr. Crossland) (2010) [gamelan] 3'
    Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak, University of York, 26-05-10


  • Western Canteen (2006) [vln, vc, 2 tbn, gamelan] ca.15'
    Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak, York Minster, 10-02-07.
    Short-listed to represent Ireland at the ISCM 2008 World Music Days.


  • Team Gamelan (2005) [gamelan] ca.5'
    Premiere: Gamelan Sekar Petak, York Carnival, 01-05-05


  • Performience (2015) [open instrumentation] 15'
    Premiere: ICC Takeover, Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin 13-11-15


  • Scenes (2012) [vln, vc, pno] 10'
    Premiere: Gap Static Piano Trio, National Concert Hall 18-07-12


  • Netherhornpot Improvisations (2011) [trp, asax, voice, db, perc] 5'
    Premiere: Rhombus Ensemble, Centre for Creative Practices, Dublin 13-12-11





  • CoMMA (2010) [open instrumentation] 5'
    For CoMA Yorkshire
    Premiere: HEART Centre, Leeds 13-07-11


  • Neva Choble No (2009) [2tpt hn tbn tba] 3'
    Premiere: Kenny Brass Quintet, CCreating New Music Communities, York, 04-07-09


  • Nil Amach na Binini (York Version) (2009) [hpd vla vc db] 7'
    Premiere: Chimera Ensemble, York Spring Festival, 04-07-09


  • Nil Amach na Binini (ICC Version) (2008) [hpd vla vc db] 5'
    Premiere: Ensemble ICC, Irish Tour, 04-12-08


  • Nil Amach na Binini (Okeanos Version) (2008) [hp ob clt vla vc] 5'
    Premiere: Okeanos, BMIC New Music Mart, 03-11-08


  • Peyote Transcriptions (2007) [qtr-tone alto flt, perc] 7-8'
  • Premiere: Black Hair (Jos Zwannenberg, quarter-tone alto flute and Damien Harron, percussion), York Late Music Festival, 09-06-08


  • Trio Sordatura (2007) [vln vla vc] 7-8'
    Premiere: The Chimera Ensemble, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, 20-06-08


  • Bommy (rev. 2007) [3 gui] 5'
    Premiere: University of Oldenburg, Germany 08-07-2011
    Awarded First Prize at the 2010 Carl von Ossietzky Composition Competition


  • DECAphonic(2004 arr. 2006) [clt, pno] 5'30"
    Premiere: Sounds Underground, Bush Hall, London, 18-06-06


  • Team Talk OST (2006) [2vln, vla, vc] 6'
  • Watch the film here
  • From the South Bank (2011) [222 s-sax a-sax t-sax 2221 perc dm kit 11111] 10'

  • Concert for Orchestra (2007) [2222 4220 perc pf str] 4'
    Commissioned and premiered by: the York Concert Orchestra, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall 17-06-07


  • Per Orchestra da Camera (2005) [1111 1110 pno acc 2harmonium 2mel str] 7'
    Premiere: The New York Ensemble, Rymer Auditorium, York 09-06-06


  • Puca (2003) [ssax asax tsax barsax 2 tpt 2 tbn pno egui bgui dmkit] 9'
    Premiere: The University of York Jazz Orchestra, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, 13-06-08

  • Upcoming Events

    February 18th 2017

    Concert: Listen At Arthurs
    Performers: Peter Moran
    Venue: Arthurs Pub, Dublin
    Time: 8pm

    May 21st 2017

    Concert: Chester Beatty Library Concert
    Performers: Gamelan Jam Delapan
    Venue: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle
    Time: 2pm

    June 6th 2017

    Performers: Gamelan Jam Delapan
    Venue: National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Time: 7.30pm

    June 9th 2017

    Performers: NCH Gamelan Orchestra
    Venue: National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Time: 7pm

    June 11th 2017

    Performers: Gamelan Jam Delapan
    Venue: The Harbour Bar, Bray
    Time: 2.30pm

    August 20th 2017

    Performers: NCH Gamelan Orchestra
    Festival: Another Love Story

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