Gavin Bryars

~ Person

Relationships

children: Orlanda Bryars
Ziella Bryars
married: Anna Tchernakova
Angela Bryars (1971 – 1993)
member of: Gavin Bryars Ensemble
Joseph Holbrooke (free jazz trio)
original member of: The Portsmouth Sinfonia
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000150545 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/67657 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 56800924 [info]
Wikidata: Q713939 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Gavin Bryars [info]
official homepages: http://www.gavinbryars.com/ [info]
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Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
A Little Rain Jess Walker 3:33
Georgia Lee Jess Walker 3:55
Innocent When You Dream Jess Walker, Gavin Bryars 2:42
Lullaby Jess Walker, Simon Allen 3:17
The Briar and the Rose Jess Walker 6:04
Three Variations on the "Canon in D Major" by Johann Pachelbel, III: Brutal Ardour Brian Eno 4:18
Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, I: Fullness of Wind Brian Eno 9:58
Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, II: French Catalogues Brian Eno 5:18
Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, III: Brutal Ardour Brian Eno 8:17
Train Song Jess Walker 3:27
When They Ring the Golden Bells / Ophelia (reprise) Natalie Merchant 9:33
Whistle Down the Wind Jess Walker 4:22
composer
1971 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Coda: Tom Waits With High Strings
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp and Tom Waits With Full Orchestra
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra I (string quartet)
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra II (low strings)
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra III (no strings)
1971 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra IV (full strings)
1975-04 – 1975-05 Ponukelian Melody
1983 On Photography
1985 String Quartet no. 1 "Between the National and the Bristol"
1986 Sub Rosa
1988 Glorious Hill
1989-02 Incipit Vita Nova
1989-02 – 1989-05 Cadman Requiem (for voices, two violas and cello with double bass ad lib)
1990 Four Elements
1990 String Quartet no. 2
1991 The Black River
1992 Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days"): I. The Venetian Beginning
1992 Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days"): II. The Corinthian Middle
1992 Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days"): Intermezzo I
1992 Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days"): Intermezzo II
1992 Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days"): Prelude (The Roman Ending)
1993 Three Elegies for Nine Clarinets
1993 Three Elegies for Nine Clarinets: No. 1
1993 Three Elegies for Nine Clarinets: No. 2
1993 Three Elegies for Nine Clarinets: No. 3
1994 Epilogue from Wonder Lawn
1995 After Handel's Vesper
1996 Adnan Songbook
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song I
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song II
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song III
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song IV
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song V
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song VI
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song VII
1996 Adnan Songbook: Song VIII
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem (for voices and viols)
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem: I. Requiem
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem: II. Caedmon Paraphrase (Bede)
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem: III. Agnus Dei
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem: IV. Caedmon's "Creation Hymn"
1997-09 – 1997-11 Cadman Requiem: V. In Paradisium
1997 And So Ended Kant's Travelling in this World
1997 Three Poems of Cecco Angiolieri
1997 Three Poems of Cecco Angiolieri: No. 1. La mia malinconia
1997 Three Poems of Cecco Angiolieri: No. 2. S'i' fosse foco
1997 Three Poems of Cecco Angiolieri: No. 3. La stremità
2002 Double Bass Concerto "Farewell to St Petersburg"
2006 Silva Caledonia
2007 Tre Laude Dolce
2007 Tre Laude Dolce: I.
2007 Tre Laude Dolce: II.
2007 Tre Laude Dolce: III.
2008 Ian in the Broch
2008 Memento
2008 The Summons
2012 After the Underworlds
1,2,1-2-3-4
Coda
Hymn II
Hymn III
Hymn IV (Aughton)
Interlude
Last Hymn
On Photography: I. Expressa solis spiculo
On Photography: II. Expressa solis... Tersa, perfetta imagine
On Photography: III. Resonare fibris
Opening Part I
Opening Part II
Raising the Titanic
The Sinking of the Titanic
The Sinking of the Titanic
The Squirrel and the Ricketty-Racketty Bridge
The Voice of St Columba
The Voice of St Columba: I. Colum's Voice
The Voice of St Columba: II. On Hinba
Titanic Hymn (Autumn) All Strings
Titanic Lament
With Miriam by the River
Woodblocks
conductor
1975-09-12 Three Variations on the "Canon in D Major" by Johann Pachelbel, III: Brutal Ardour Brian Eno 4:18
1975-09-12 Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, I: Fullness of Wind Brian Eno 9:58
1975-09-12 Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, II: French Catalogues Brian Eno 5:18
1975-09-12 Three Variations on the “Canon in D Major” by Johann Pachelbel, III: Brutal Ardour Brian Eno 8:17
From Egil's Saga part I. To Erik in York: “Vestr fórk of ver…” (“By sun and moon…”) (To Erik in York) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 7:56
From Egil's Saga part II. Lament for my Sons: “Attak gótt…” (“The spear-god shared…”) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 2:37
From Egil's Saga part II. Lament for my Sons: “Mjök erum tregt…” (“My mouth strains…”) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 5:41
From Egil's Saga part II. Lament for my Sons: “Nu erum torvelt” (“The end is all” reprise) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:06
From Egil's Saga part II. Lament for my Sons: “Nú erum torvelt” (“The end is all”) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:23
From Egil's Saga part III. In honor of Aribjorn: “Hann aldrteig…” (“A fertile field…”) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:57
From Egil's Saga part IV. Late Poems: “Vals hefk vófur helsis…” (“My bald pate bobs and blunders…”) Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:24
From Egil's Saga, Prologue Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 4:09
Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet (2015 remaster) Gavin Bryars 26:02
The Sinking of the Titanic (2015 remaster) Gavin Bryars 24:26
Tróndur í Gøtu: “Hevjið í Homrum” (“Raise the Vociferous Chant”) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 1:26
Tróndur í Gøtu: “I Føroyum búðu menskir fyrr…” (“In bygone times, the Faroes…”) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 5:56
Tróndur í Gøtu: “Streyk Tróndur Saer Um Ennið” (“Trondur Strokes His Forehead”) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 2:59
Tróndur í Gøtu: “Tróndur doyði…” (“Trondur Died…”) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 2:48
Tróndur í Gøtu: St. Brendan’s Prayer Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 4:45
Tróndur í Gøtu: The Island of Birds (St Brendan) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:16
Tróndur í Gøtu: The Journey Prayer (St. Brendan) Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 3:56
Tróndur í Gøtu: Tróndur’s Creed I Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 1:53
Tróndur í Gøtu: Tróndur’s Creed II Eivør Pálsdóttir, Rúni Brattaberg, Eystanljóð, Aldubáran, Gavin Bryars 1:38
When They Ring the Golden Bells / Ophelia (reprise) Natalie Merchant 9:33
dedicated to
20′ to 2000.April: Into Memories of S-Tone. For Gavin Bryars CoH
instrument
1975-05-15 Ponukelian Melody cello Gavin Bryars, Christopher Hobbs, John White 11:58
1986-02 Epilogue crotales [bowed crotales], glockenspiel [bowed glockenspiel] and gongs [plate gongs] Gavin Bryars 4:37
1986-02 Prologue crotales [bowed crotales], glockenspiel [bowed glockenspiel] and gongs [plate gongs] Gavin Bryars 4:45
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song I double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 3:25
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song II double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 4:24
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song III double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 3:17
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song IV double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 1:34
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song V double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 4:04
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song VI double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 3:15
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song VII double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 3:08
1997-11 Adnan Songbook: Song VIII double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Valdine Anderson 5:33
1997-11 Epilogue from Wonder Lawn double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 7:18
2008-09-05 Lauda (con sordino) piano Gavin Bryars Ensemble 12:24
2008-09-05 Lauda 13 "Stomme allegro" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:01
2008-09-05 Lauda 19 "Omne homo" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 2:23
2008-09-05 Lauda 28 "Amor dolçe sença pare" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:41
2008-09-05 Lauda 29 "O divina virgo, flore" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 3:19
2008-09-05 Lauda 35 "L'alto prençe archangelo" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:09
2008-09-05 Lauda 36 "Gloria in cielo" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 4:48
2008-09-05 Lauda 37 "Ciascun ke fede sente" double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 9:00
2008-09-05 No. 1 from Tre Laude Dolçe double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 7:24
Hymn IV Aughton (“He leadeth me”) double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:59
Hymn V Autumn double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 7:56
Hymn VI, last hymn double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 8:29
Innocent When You Dream harmonium Jess Walker, Gavin Bryars 2:42
So I’m Growing Old on Magic Mountain vibraphone Father John Misty 9:58
Sub Rosa double bass Gavin Bryars 9:58
The Sinking of the Titanic double bass Alter Ego, Gavin Bryars, Philip Jeck 1:12:35
The Sinking of the Titanic (2015 remaster) piano Gavin Bryars 24:26
Titanic Hymn I Autumn double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 4:33
Titanic Hymn III Autumn double bass Gavin Bryars Ensemble 6:07
The Sinking of the Titanic double bass [bass (occasionally with octave pedals)] Gavin Bryars
instrument arranger
Leaving LA strings Father John Misty 13:12
Pure Comedy horn Father John Misty 6:25
liner notes
1993-04 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet Gavin Bryars
1994-07 The Sinking of the Titanic Gavin Bryars
Live at Punkt Gavin Bryars Ensemble
Three Viennese Dancers Gavin Bryars; Arditti String Quartet, Pascal Pongy, Charles Fullbrook
Vita Nova Gavin Bryars
producer
A Little Drop of Poison Jess Walker 3:11
A Little Rain Jess Walker 3:33
Alice Jess Walker 5:36
Barbara Allen Jess Walker 3:31
Broken Bicycles Jess Walker, Simon Allen 4:00
Georgia Lee Jess Walker 3:55
Gypsy Tango [traditional] 2:22
Innocent When You Dream Jess Walker, Gavin Bryars 2:42
Johnsburg, Illinois Jess Walker 2:02
La Partida Jim Holmes 2:59
Lauda (con sordino) Gavin Bryars Ensemble 12:24
Lauda 4 "Oi me lasso" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 4:28
Lauda 13 "Stomme allegro" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:01
Lauda 19 "Omne homo" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 2:23
Lauda 28 "Amor dolçe sença pare" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:41
Lauda 29 "O divina virgo, flore" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 3:19
Lauda 35 "L'alto prençe archangelo" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 5:09
Lauda 36 "Gloria in cielo" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 4:48
Lauda 37 "Ciascun ke fede sente" Gavin Bryars Ensemble 9:00
Lullaby Jess Walker, Simon Allen 3:17
No. 1 from Tre Laude Dolçe Gavin Bryars Ensemble 7:24
Pony Jess Walker 5:58
Poor Edward Jess Walker, Simon Allen 3:24
Pull Down Lads Jess Walker 5:00
The Briar and the Rose Jess Walker 6:04
The Threepenny Opera: Ballad of Sexual Dependency Jess Walker 2:53
Train Song Jess Walker 3:27
What Keeps Mankind Alive Jess Walker 5:31
Whistle Down the Wind Jess Walker 4:22
Cadman Requiem executive Gavin Bryars; The Hilliard Ensemble, Fretwork
Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet executive Gavin Bryars
Live at Punkt executive Gavin Bryars Ensemble
The Sinking of the Titanic Gavin Bryars
revised by
1993 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Coda: Tom Waits With High Strings
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp and Tom Waits With Full Orchestra
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra I (string quartet)
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra II (low strings)
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra III (no strings)
1993 Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet: Tramp With Orchestra IV (full strings)