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ORCHESTRAL

Bright meniscus (1997)
2222 4331 timp pc (2 players)
strings/ 10 min/
AMC Library number: Q 784.2/KER 3 c.1
CD: harvesting the solstice thunders (ABC 476 226-8)

 

Clouds and trumpets (2006)
3222 4231 timp perc hp strings/ 7 min

 

Concerto for cello, percussion and strings (1996)
/ 1pc solo vlc strings (8.6.5.4.3)
15 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 784.2186/KER 1 c.1
CD: harvesting the solstice thunders (ABC 476 226-8)

Concerto for clarinet and orchestra (2001/2)
in three movements
2222 4231 timp 2 pc hp solo cl strings (8.6.5.4.3)
20 mins

Concerto for viola and orchestra (1992) in two movements
3333 4230 timp 2 pc solo viola strings/ 20 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 784.273186/KER 1 c.1

harvesting the solstice thunders (1993)
2222 4230 timp 2 pc hp strings/ 15 mins /
AMC Library number: Q 784.2/KER 1 c.1
CD: harvesting the solstice thunders (ABC 476 226-8)

Heart's-clarion for trumpet in C and strings (65441)(1998)
14 mins
AMC Library number: Q 784.71892/KER 1 c.1
CD: harvesting the solstice thunders (ABC 476 226-8)

In restless ecstasy (2005)
3333 4331 timp pc strings


Kindled Skies for soprano and orchestra (2000)
text from the Song of Songs, Bhagavad-Gita, Hart Crane and Rumi
2222 4231 timp pc hp solo sop strings (8.6.5.4.3)
20 mins

Nocturne for double chamber orchestra (1994)
ob bcl bn hn strings 4220 pf cor-a cl bn hn strings 4220/ 12 mins
CD: harvesting the solstice thunders (ABC 476 226-8)

Out of winter for string orchestra (1993)
14 mins
AMC Library number: Q 784.7/KER 1 c.1

Ricercare (2004)
3333 4331 timp 2pc hp strings/ 10 mins

Sinfonia for viola, cello and strings (1993)
15 mins

Sinfonietta: like meteors from elysium (1992)
1111 1110 pc pf strings (11111)
18 mins
AMC Library number: 785.2219/KER 1 c.1

Splenderà (1994) in three movements
3333 4331 timp 2 pc hp strings/ 12 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 784.2/KER 2 c.1

Such sweet thunder (1999)
3333 4331 timp 3 pc hp strings/ 10 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 784.2/KER 4 c.1

That gong-tormented sea (2000)
3333 4331 timp 3 pc hp strings / 12 mins

This insubstantial pageant (2002)
3333 4331 timp 2pc hp strings (12.10.8.6.4.)
12 mins

Upon empty air (2003)
3222 4231 timp pc strings (12.10.8.7.5)
16 mins

Variations for orchestra (1996)
3333 4341 timp 3pc hp strings/ 11 mins/
AMC Library number: Q784.2175/KER 1 c.1

CHAMBER MUSIC
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After Eliot (three miniatures for piano quartet) (1989)
7 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.2814/KER 1 c.1

A kind of radiant darkness (2002)
for speaker, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano
Texts by Peter Steele
15 mins

Blue latitudes (1999)
fl(=alto) hp vln vla vlc/ 12 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.4415/KER 1 c.1

Cold Pastoral (2002) for oboe, bassoon and strings
or
Oboe, bassoon and piano
13 mins


Elegy for string quartet (2007)
10 mins


Goodison Quartet no 1: Country Music
(2004)
for mezzo soprano and string quartet
1 Glanmore sonnet (Heaney)
2 A game of chess (Harwood)
3 The windhover (Hopkins)

Harmonie for wind quintet (1996)
fl (=alto) ob(=cor anglais) cl in B flat, hn in F, bn/ 17 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.4315/KER 1 c.1

Highwires for flute, guitar & cello (1990)
3 mins
AMC Library number: 785.4413/KER 1 c.1

Im Winde (piano trio no 2) (2000)
11 min
AMC Library number: Q785.2813/KER 1 c.1

L'Azur (1995)
ob cl bn string quartet/ 15 mins

Nocturne for clarinet in B flat, viola and piano (2008)
10 mins/

No Orphean lute (piano trio no1) in three movements (1994)
AMC Library number: 785.2813/KER 1 c.1

Rasa (piano quartet no 2) (2000)
14 mins
AMC Library number: Q 785.2814/KER 2 c.1

Seraphim for four flutes (2000)
2 mins/ AMC Library number: Q 785.83214/KER 1 c.1

Serious music for three percussionists (1991)
4 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.6813/KER 1 c.1

Sonata for flute, percussion, piano and cello (1990)
11 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.3414/KER 1 c.1/
CD: Anthology of Australian music on disc (CSM 31)

Solitary Birds for six violas (2009)
10 mins/

Sonata da camera (1991)
fl(=alto) cl(=bass) pf vln vla vlc/ 14 mins/
AMC Library number: Q785.2416/KER 1 c.1/
CD: Samsara (VAST 020-2)

Three short pieces for wind quintet (1991)
fl(=picc) ob(=cor anglais) cl hn bn/ 4 mins/
AMC Library number: 785.4315/KER 1 c.1

Torquing points for string quartet in two movements (1992)
10 mins
CD: Torquing Points MOVE MD 3143

Tower music for brass quintet (1991)
2 tpt hn trb tba/ 3 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.915/KER 1 c.1

Variations for string quartet (2006)
10 mins

SOLO and DUO INSTRUMENTAL WORKS
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Antiphon for viola (1999)
1.5 mins

Aria for tenor trombone (2001)
4 mins

Aulos for cor anglais (2001)
5 mins

Caritas for viola and piano (2000)
7 mins

Dream for violin and piano (1987)
Ben Lomond, NSW: Grevillea Editions, 1995/ 2 min/
AMC Library number: 787.2088054/KER 1 c.1
CD: Out of the wilderness (NEA 002)

Etude for solo viola (1999)
5 mins

Etude for solo horn (2000)
4 mins


Figured in the drift of stars for piano (2004)
CD: Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia 2004 
Solo highlights (ABC Classics 476 271-7)

Fioritura for solo clarinet in B flat (2000)
5 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 788.62/KER 1 c.1

For desire of the sky for violin and piano
10 mins

Lupus tonalis for harpsichord in mean-tone tuning (1987)
6 mins

Martian Snow for violin and piano (2008)
8 mins/

No atmosphere for solo harp (1995)
8 mins/ AMC Library number: Q 787.95/KER 1 c.1

Nunc dimittis for oboe and cor anglais (2008)
6 mins/

On the summer map of stars for bassoon and piano
6 mins

Ongaku for mandolin (1987)
5 mins/ AMC Library number: 787.83/KER 1 c.1
CD: Splendour of the past (JADCD 1025)

Parardi for viola and piano (1988)
6 mins/ AMC Library number: 787.3/KER 1 c.1

Perpetual angelus for piano (1988)
7 mins/ AMC Library number: Q 786.2/KER 2 c.1
CD: From rags to recollections (NEA 003)

Prelude for solo guitar (2001)
3 mins

Sennet for solo trumpet in C (2000)
4 mins/
AMC Library number: 788.92/KER 1 c.1

Seven improvisations for cello and percussion (1998)
10-12 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 785.5812/KER 1 c.1

Sidereus nuncius for organ (1985)
London : United Music Publishers, ©1989
9 mins/
AMC Library number: 786.5/KER 1 c.1

Silent film for piano (2008)
8 mins/

Sonata for piano (1997)
15 mins/
AMC Library number: Q786.2183/KER 1 c.1

Vigil for two pianos (1999)
12 mins/
AMC Library number: Q785.6212/KER 1 c.1

Winter through glass for solo piano (1980)
Ben Lomond, N.S.W. : Grevillea Editions, 1995/ 4.5 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 786.2/KER 1 c.1
CD: A patchwork of shadows (TP 058)


 

CHORAL AND VOCAL WORKS
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Breathtaking:
cantata for mezzo-soprano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano (1999)
14 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 783.67548/KER 1 c.1

Cantata Davidica for double SATB chorus a cappella,
text from the Book of Psalms ; music by Gordon Kerry (1998)
16 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 782.55524/KER 1 c.1

Canticles for evening prayer :
the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, text from the Jerusalem Bible (1983)

Cipangu for chorus and orchestra
text by William Hart-Smith (1990)
2222 2230 timp 2pc pf strings/ 18 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 782.554/KER 2 c.1

Elegy text: Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1994)
SATB choir/ 3.5 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 782.55542/KER 2 c.1

Fronting Eternity (2005)
cantata on poems by Vincent Buckley
SATB 2222 2230 timp pc hp strings/ 10 mins

For those in peril on the sea (2005)
texts by Constantine Cavafy, John Kinsella, Gerard Manley Hopkins, St Paul
2 children’s choirs SSA
2222 4230 timp 2pc hp strings/ 25 mins

He wishes for the cloths of heaven
text: W.B. Yeats. (1999)
Mezzo-soprano, viola/ 1.5 - 2 mins
AMC Library number: Q 783.67542/KER 1 c.1

Mass of Christ the King (1999/2000)
solo soprano SATB chorus organ/ text in English and Latin/

Moonrise for soprano and piano
text: C. Masel. (1983) /3 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 783.66542/KER 1 c.1

Mother who gave me life – Salve Regina (2005)
SATB chorus, organ, handbells
text: Gwen Harwood; anon
/ 5 mins

Requiem movements – a completion of Mozart’s Requiem (2006):
002(basset hn)2 0230 timp satb SATB strings
Lacrimosa
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus dei
15 mins

Requiem Tropes – companion pieces to the Requiem (2006)
children’s chorus, organ
texts:
The threat (Wallace-Crabbe)
Anniversary (Harwood)
Busselton Jetty (Kinsella)
A dog’s elegy (Murray)

Riverine Cantata
(2007)
2021 2220 timp/pc pf children’s choir SATB strings
texts: John Kinsella, Christopher Brennan, David Campbell,
John Shaw Neilson, Les Murray
11 mins


Sonnet
text: William Shakespeare. (1994)
SATB choir/ 3.5 mins/
AMC Library number: Q 782.55542/KER 1 c.1

Through the Fire (2003)
text includes accounts by residents of north-eastern Victoria and southern NSW of the bushfires of 2003; ‘Night after bushfire’ by Judith Wright (also available as song for soprano and piano); verses from the prophet Isaiah
soprano, tenor, SATB chorus
2222 4230 timp 2 pc strings

OPERA
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Medea a chamber opera in five scenes
libretto: Justin Macdonnell (after Seneca)(1992)
70 mins/ Soprano, alto, tenor, baritone voices ;
flute, synthesizer, percussion, violoncello, tape/
AMC Library number: Q 782.1/KER 1 c.1
CD: ABC Classics 476 1927