(Union Chapel Charity Concert October 19th 2009)

Part One

Lauda 29 "O divina virgo flore" (2003) tenor, double bass 3'
Lauda 27 "Lauda vollio per amore" (2004) - tenor, viola, cello, bass 4'
Lauda 32 “Omne homo” (2005) - tenor, viola, cello, bass, bass clarinet, electric guitar 3'
Lauda 39 New Work (2009) - tenor, viola, cello, electric guitar, bass 5'
Lauda: The Flower of Friendship (2009) electric guitar, viola, cello and bass 12'
from Irish Madrigals (2004-2007) Petrarch, trans JM Synge – tenor, 2 violas, cello, bass clarinet, bass 12'
- “He wishes he might die and follow Laura”
- “The sight of Laura’s house reminds him of the great happiness he has lost”
- “He sends his rhymes to the tomb of Laura to pray her to call him to her”
- “Laura waits for him in Heaven”
Lauda 36 “L’alto prince archangelo” (2008) – tenor, 2 violas, cello, electric guitar, bass 4'

John Potter, tenor; Morgan Goff, Nick Barr, violas; Nick Cooper, cello; Roger Heaton, bass clarinet; James Woodrow, electric and acoustic guitars; Gavin Bryars, bass

Part Two

Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (1971) - c 40'

John Potter, Ziella Bryars, Orlanda Bryars, voices
Christian Forshaw and others, sax ensemble
Roger Heaton, bass clarinet;
James Woodrow, electric and acoustic guitars;
Dave Smith, keyboard, tenor horn
Martin Allen, percussion
Bill Hawkes, Alex Balanescu, violin
Morgan Goff, Nick Barr, Katie Wilkinson, Andy Parker, viola;
Nick Cooper, Sophie Harris, Audrey Riley, cello;
Gavin Bryars, Liz Hosford, bass

Chris Ekers, sound

(Dusseldorf November 28th 2006)

Anna Maria Friman (soprano), John Potter (tenor)
Alexander Balanescu (violin), Morgan Goff (viola), Nick Barr (viola), Nick Cooper (cello), Gavin Bryars (double bass)

1. Lauda 2 “Laude novella” (2002) (soprano solo) 3’
2. Lauda 4 “Oi me lasso” (2002) (soprano/ tenor) 4’
3. Lauda 27 “Laudar vollio per amore” (2004) (soprano/ tenor/ bass) 3’
4. Lauda 12 “Alta trinità beata” (2003) (soprano/ tenor/ strings) 5’
from A Man in a Room, Gambling (1992) 20’
5. no. 2 (three-card trick)
6. no. 4 (shifting upper pack to bottom)
7. no. 3 (cutting)
8. no. 8 (getting rid of extra cards)
9. Lauda 26 “Plangiamo quell crudel basciar” (2004) (soprano/ tenor/ strings) 4’
(- interval -)
1. Lauda 29 “O divina virgo, flore” – soprano & double bass 3’
2. Lauda 13 “Stomme allegro” (2003) (soprano/ tenor/ strings) 5’
3. Lauda 19 “Omne homo” (2003) (soprano/ tenor/ bass) 3’
from A Man in a Room, Gambling (1992) 15’
4. no. 6 (taking cards from the bottom)
5. no. 9 (three-card trick - Mexican Row)
6. no. 10 (dealing from the bottom)
7. Lauda 16 “Laudamo la resurrectione” (2003) (soprano, tenor, bass) 4’
8. Lauda 28 “Amor dolçe sença pare” (soprano/ tenor/ strings) 6’

(Juan Muñoz exhibition Tate Modern February 2008)

Alexander Balanescu, violin; Morgan Goff, viola; Nick Barr, viola (solo in The North Shore); Nick Cooper, cello; Gavin Bryars, double bass, piano

A Man in a Room, Gambling (1992)
1. no. 2 (three-card trick)
2. no. 4 (shifting upper pack to bottom)
3. no. 3 (cutting)
4. no. 8 (getting rid of extra cards)
5. The North Shore (1994) solo viola and ensemble
A Man in a Room, Gambling (1992)
6. no 1 (dealing from the bottom)
7. no. 6 (taking cards from the bottom)
8. no. 9 (three-card trick - Mexican Row)
9. no. 10 (dealing from the bottom)

(2 concerts in Mexico, March 2009)

Anna Maria Friman (soprano) - programme 1 only; John Potter (tenor);
Gavin Bryars (bass); Nick Barr (viola); Morgan Goff (viola), Nick Cooper (cello);
Roger Heaton (clarinet/ bass clarinet); James Woodrow (electric guitar);
Dave Smith (piano, tenor horn); Gérard Lecointe (percussion); Bob Burnell (sound)

Concert 1

Lauda 2 "Laude novella" soprano solo
The North Shore (1994) solo viola; ensemble 12'
Lauda 29 "O divina virgo, flore" (2004) soprano, double bass 3'
Lauda 12 "Alto trinita beata" (2003) soprano, tenor, ensemble 4'
Lauda 13 "Stomme allegro" (2003) soprano, tenor, ensemble 4'
Lauda 19 "Omne homo" (2004) soprano, tenor, ensemble 3'
Lauda: The Fower of Friendship (2009) viola, electric guitar, cello, double bass 13'
Lauda 4 “Oi me lasso”  (2002) - soprano, tenor 4'
Lauda 36 "Gloria in cielo" (2008) soprano, tenor, ensemble 4'
(interval c. 20')
Laude Dolçe no. 1  (2007) for solo cello and ensemble 6'
Adnan Songbook (1996) soprano and ensemble 25'
Lauda 28 Amor dolce sença pare (2005) soprano, tenor, ensemble 6'

Concert 2 (without Anna Maria Friman) - including The Sinking of the Titanic

Lauda  (con sordino) (2004) solo viola, electric guitar, vibraphone, piano 10'
Lauda 27 “Laude vollio per amore”  (2004) - tenor plus strings 3'
from Irish Madrigals (2004-2007) Petrarch, trans JM Synge – tenor and ensemble 14'
- “He wishes he might die and follow Laura”
- “The sight of Laura’s house reminds him of the great happiness he has lost”
- “He sends his rhymes to the tomb of Laura to pray her to call him to her”
- “Laura waits for him in Heaven”
Lauda Dolçe no. 3 (2007) solo cello, electric guitar, violas, double bass 6'
Lauda 36 “L’alto prince archangelo” (2008) – tenor plus ensemble 4'
 (interval c.20')
The Sinking of the Titanic (1969-) ensemble 40'

(Milan Literary Festival June 2008)

Anna Maria Friman, soprano; John Potter, tenor
Morgan Goff, violas; Roger Heaton, bass clarinet; Gavin Bryars, double bass

Lauda 4 "Oi me lasso" (2002) soprano and tenor 4'
Lauda 29 "O divina virgo, flore" (2004) soprano, double bass 3'
Lauda 13 "Stomme allegro" (2003) soprano, tenor, ensemble 4'
Lauda 19 "Omne homo" (2003) soprano, tenor, double bass 3'
Lauda 36 "Gloria in cielo" (2008) (*Premiere) soprano, tenor, ensemble 5'
Lauda (col legno) I (2005) 5' solo bass clarinet, viola, bass
from Nine Irish Madrigals (2006-7) soprano, tenor, viola, bass clarinet, double bass 12'
1. Laura being dead, Petrarch finds trouble in all the things of the earth
8. He sends his rhymes to the tomb of Laura to pray her to call him to her
3. He recalls his visions of her
Lauda 28 "Amor dolce sença pare" 2004 (soprano, tenor, ensemble) 5'

(Lauda 12 "Alta trinita beata")
(Lauda 26 "Plangiamo quell crudel basciar")

(Punkt Festival Norway September 2008) - included guest Arve Hinriksen (trumpet)

Anna Maria Friman, soprano; John Potter, tenor; Morgan Goff, viola; Nick Cooper, cello; Gavin Bryars, double bass, piano; James Woodrow, electric guitar

Lauda 29 “O divina virgo, flore” (2004) soprano, double bass
Lauda 13 “Stomme allegro” (2003) voices, ensemble
Lauda 19 "Omne homo" (2004) soprano, tenor, ensemble
No.1 from Tre Laude Dolçe (2008) solo cello, electric guitar, double bass
Lauda 4 "Oi me lasso" (2002) soprano, tenor, ensemble
Lauda 35 "L'alto prençe archangelo" (2008) tenor, ensemble
Lauda 37 "Ciascun ke fede sente" (2008) soprano, tenor, ensemble plus trumpet (Arve)
Lauda  (con sordino) (2005) solo viola, electric guitar, piano
Lauda 36 "Gloria in cielo" (2008) soprano, tenor ensemble
Lauda 28 “Amor dolçe sença pare” (2004) voices, viola, bass clarinet, double bass
(Possible extra) Lauda 12 “Alta trinità beata” (2003) soprano, tenor, ensemble