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ImageCatalogue of musical works

Catalogue of compositions

This list comprises :

a) title

b) date of composition

c) ensemble For orchestral, choral and instrumental works, the number of musicians is indicated between parentheses. Abbreviations : fl (flute), cl (clarinet), ob (oboe), bsn (bassoon), perc (percussion), pno (piano), trp (trumpet), trb (trombone), tba (tuba), vln (violin), vla (viola), vlc (cello), db (double bass)

d) duration

e) publisher : unless otherwise indicated, the work is published by Salabert.

This list was established from the following sources : the Salabert catalogue updated by Radu Stan; for the still unpublished early works: cf. François-Bernard Mâche, "L’hellénisme de Xenakis" in Un demi-siècle de musique … et toujours contemporaine, Paris, 2000, p.302-321.

Underlined titles in red are links to score excerpts.

1949-1959 - 1960-1969 - 1970-1979 - 1980-1989 - 1990-1997

ImageSeven untitled pieces, Menuet, Air populaire, Allegro molto, Mélodie, Andante : 1949-50; piano, unpublished.

ImageSix Chanssons : 1951; piano; 8’.

ImageDhipli Zyia :1952; duo (vln, vlc); 5’30.

ImageZyia :1952; 2 versions: a) soprano, men’s chorus (minimum 10) and duo (fl, pno); b) soprano, fl, pno; 10’.

ImageTrois poèmes : 1952; narrator and pno; unpublished.

ImageLa colombe de la paix : 1953; alto and 4-voice mixed chorus; unpublished.

ImageAnastenaria. Procession aux eaux claires: 1953; mixed chorus (30), men chorus (15) and orchestra (62); 11’.

ImageAnastenaria. Le Sacrifice :1953; orchestra (51); 6’.

ImageStamatis Katotakis, chanson de table : 1953; voice and 3-voice men chorus; unpublished.

ImageMetastasis : 1953-4; orchestra (60); 7’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImagePithoprakta :1955-6; string orchestra (46), 2 trb and perc; 10’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageAchorripsis :1956-7; orchestra (21); 7’; Bote & Bock.

ImageDiamorphoses :1957-8; electroacoustic tape. 7’.

ImageConcret PH :1958; electroacoustic tape; 2’45".

ImageAnalogiques A & B :1958-9; string ensemble (9) and electroacoustic tape; 7’30".

ImageSyrmos :1959; string ensemble (18 or 36); 14".

ImageDuel :1959; 2 orchestras (56 total) and 2 conductors; variable duration (circa 10’).

ImageOrient-Occident :1960; electroacoustic tape; 12’.

ImageHerma : 1961; for solo piano; 10’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageST/48,1-240162 :1956-62); orchestra (48); 11’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageST/10, 1-080262 : 1956-62; ensemble (10); 12’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageST/4, 1-080262 : 1956-62; string quartet; 11’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageMorsima - Amorsima (ST/4, 2-030762) :1956-62); quartet (pno, vln, vlc, db); 11’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageAtrées (ST/10, 3-060962) : 1956-62; ensemble (11); 15’.

ImageStratégie : 1962; 2 orchestras (82 total) and 2 conductors; variable duration (10 to 30’); Boosey & Hawkes.

ImagePolla ta dhina :1962; children's chorus (20) and orchestra (48); 6’; Modern Wewerka.

ImageBohor :1962; electroacoustic tape; 21’30".

ImageEonta :1963-4; pno and brass quintet; 18’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageHiketides :1964; brass quartet and string ensembles (24 or multiples); 10’.

ImageAkrata :1964-5; wind ensemble (16); 11’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageTerretektorh :1965-66; orchestra (88); 18’.

ImageOresteïa :1965-66; children’s chorus, mixed chorus (36) and ensemble (12); 46’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageNomos Alpha : 1965-66; vlc; 17’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImagePolytope de Montreal :1967; 4 ensembles (each 14); 6’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageMedea Senecae : 1967; men's chorus and quintet (cl, bsn, trb, vlc, perc); 25’.

ImageNuits :1967-68; mixed chorus (12); 12’.

ImageNomos gamma :1967-68; orchestra (98); 15’.

ImageKraanerg :1968-69; electroacoustic tape and ensemble (23). 75’; Boosey & Hawkes.

ImageAnaktoria :1969; octet (cl, bsn, horn, 2 vln, vla, vlc, db); 11’.

ImagePersephassa :1969; 6 perc.; 24’.

ImageSynaphaï :1969; pno and orchestra (86); 14’.

ImageHibiki-Hana-Ma :1969-70; electroacoustic tape; 18’.

ImageCharisma :1971; duo (cl, vlc); 4’.

ImagePersepolis :1971; electroacoustic tape; 56’.

ImageAroura :1971; string ensemble (12); 12’.

ImageMikka :1971; vln; 4’.

ImageAntikhthon :1971; orchestra (60 or 86); 23’.

ImagePolytope de Cluny :1972; electroacoustic tape; 24’.

ImageLinaia-Agon :1972; brass trio (horn, trb, tba); variable duration.

ImageEridanos :1972; orchestra (68); 11’.

ImageEvryali :1973; pno; 11’.

ImageCendrées :1973; mixed chorus (36 or 72) and orchestra (73); 25’.

ImageErikthon :1974; pno and orchestra (88);15’.

ImageGmeeoorh :1974; organ; 20 to 29’.

ImageNoomena :1974; orchestra (103); 17’.

ImageEmpreintes :1975; orchestra (85); 12’.

ImagePhlegra :1975; ensemble (11); 14’.

ImagePsappha :1975; perc; 13’.

ImageN'shima :1975; 2 mezzo-sopranos and quintet (2 horns, 2 trb, vlc); 17’.

ImageTheraps :1975-6; db; 11’.

ImageKhoaï :1976; harpsichord; 15’.

ImageRetours-Windungen (:976; 12 vlc; 8’.

ImageEpéï :1976; sextet (ob, cl, trp, 2 trb, db); 13’.

ImageMikka-S :1976; vln; 5’.

ImageDmaathen :1976; duo (ob, perc); 10’.

ImageLa Légende d’Eer :1977; electroacoustic tape; 55’.

ImageÀ Hélène :1977; women’s or men’s chorus; 10’.

ImageAkanthos :1977; soprano and octet (fl, cl, pno, 2 vln, vla, vlc, db); 11’.

ImageÀ Colone :1977; men's or women’s chorus (20), and ensemble (18); 14’.

ImageKottos :1977; vlc; 8’.

ImageJonchaies : 1977; orchestra(109); 17’.

ImageIkhoor :1978; string trio; 11’.

ImageMycenae Alpha :1978; electroacoustic tape; 10’.

ImagePléïades :1978; 6 perc; 46’.

ImagePalimpsest :1979; ensemble (11); 11’.

ImageAnémoessa :1979; orchestra (90) and mixed chorus (42 or 84); 15’.

ImageDikhthas : 1979; duo (vln, pno); 12’.

ImageAïs :1980; baritone, perc and orchestra (92); 17’.

ImageMists :1981; pno; 12’.

ImageEmbellie :1981; vla; 7’.

ImageSerment-Orkos :1981; mixed chorus (32 minimum); 7’.

ImageKomboi :1981; duo (harpsichord, perc); 17’.

ImageNekuïa :1981; mixed chorus (54 or 80) and orchestra (98); 26’.

ImagePour la Paix : 1981; a) mixed chorus (32 minimum); b) mixed chorus, electroacoustic tape, 4 narrators; c) 4 narrators and tape (pre-recorded chorus plus tape); d) electroacoustic tape (pre-recorded narrators and chorus plus tape); 10’ (a), 26’45" (b,c,d).

ImagePour Maurice :1982; baritone, pno; 4’.

ImagePour les Baleines :1982; string orchestra (60); 2’30".

ImageShaar :1982; string orchestra (60); 14’.

ImageTetras :1983), string quartet; 16’.

ImageChant des Soleils :1983; mixed chorus, children's choir, brass (18 minimum), perc; 8’.

ImageKhal Perr :1983; brass quintet, 2 perc; 10’30".

ImageLichens :1983-84; orchestra (96); 16’.

ImageThalleïn : 1984; ensemble (14); 17’.

ImageNaama :1984; harpsichord. 16’.

ImageNyûyô :1985; quartet of Japanese instruments (shakuhachi, sanger, and 2 kotos); 10’.

ImageIdmen A : 1985; mixed chorus (32 minimum) and 4 perc; 14’.

ImageIdme B : 1985; 6 perc; 13’30".

ImageAlax :1985; 3 ensembles (30 total); 21’30".

ImageÀ l’île de Gorée :1986; harpsichord and ensemble (12); 14’.

ImageKeren :1986; trb;. 6’.

ImageHoros (p.15) / (p.17) :1986; orchestra (89); 16’.

ImageKeqrops :1986; pno and orchestra (92); 17’.

ImageAkea :1986; pno and string quartet; 12’.

ImageJalons :1986; ensemble (15); 15’.

ImageÀ R. (Hommage à Ravel) : 1987; pno; 3’.

ImageKassandra : 1987; baritone, perc; 11’.

ImageTracées : 1987; orchestra (94); 6’.

ImageXAS :1987; saxophone quartet; 9’.

ImageATA : 1987; orchestra (89); 16’.

ImageTaurhiphanie :1987; electroacoustic tape; 10’45".

ImageRebonds :1987-88; perc; 8’.

ImageWaarg :1988; ensemble (13); 16’.

ImageÉchange 1989: bass cl and ensemble (13); 14’.

ImageEpicycle : 1989; cello ensemble (12); 12’.

ImageVoyage absolu des Unari vers Andromède :1989; electroacoustic tape; 15’30".

ImageOophaa :1989; duo harpsichord and perc; 9’.

ImageOkho :1989; perc trio;13’30".

ImageKnephas :1990; mixed chorus (32 minimum); 10’.

ImageTuorakemsu :1990; orchestra (90); 3’40".

ImageKyania :1990; orchestra (90); 23’.

ImageTetora :1990; string quartet;17’.

ImageDox-orkh :1991; vln and orchestra (89); 20’.

ImageRoáï :1991; orchestra (90); 17’.

ImageKrinoïdi : 1991; orchestra (71); 15’.

ImageGendy3 :1991; electroacoustic tape; 20’.

ImageTroorkh :1991; trb and orchestra(89); 17’.

ImageLa Déesse Athéna :1992; baritone and ensemble (11); 9’.

ImagePu Wijnuej We Fyp :1992; children’s chorus (21 minimum); 10’.

ImagePaille in the Wind :1992; duo (vlc and pno); 4’.

ImageLes Bacchantes : 1993; baritone, women’s chorus (16 minimum), ensemble (90); 60’.

ImageMosaïques :1993; orchestra (91); 8’.

ImagePlekto : 1993; sextet (fl, cl, perc, pno, vln, vlc)14’.

ImageDämmerschein : 1993-94; orchestra (89); 14’.

ImageSea Nymphs :1994; mixed chorus (24 minimum); 8’.

ImageMnamas Xapin Witoldowi Lutoslawskiemu :1994; brass quartet; 4’.

ImageS. 709 :1994; electroacoustic tape; 7’.

ImageErgma :1994; string quartet; 9’.

ImageKoïranoï :1995; orchestra (88); 12’.

ImageKaï :1995; ensemble (9); 8’.

ImageVoile : 1995: string ensemble (20); 5’30".

ImageKuïlenn :1995; wind ensemble (9); 7’30".

ImageIoolkos :1996; orchestra (89); 8’.

ImageHunem-Iduhey :1996; duo (vln, vlc); 3’.

ImageRoscobeck :1996; duo (vlc, db); 8’.

ImageIttidra :1996; string sextet; 8’30".

ImageZythos :1996; trb, 6 perc; 8’.

ImageSea-Change :1997; orchestra (88); 10’.

ImageO-Mega :1997; perc and ensemble(13); 4’.