Toovey, Andrew

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Toovey, Andrew (b London, 1962). Eng. composer. Dir. of Ixim, contemp. mus. ens., from 1987. Comps. incl.:OPERA & MUSIC THEATRE: The Spurt of Blood, 3 singers, 4 players (1988–90); Ubu (1991–2).ORCH.: Ātē, chamber ens. (1986); Black Light, chamber ens. (1989); Mozart, str. (1991).VOICE(S) & ENS.: Winter Solstice, v., 7 players (1984, rev. 1988); An die Musik, mez., vib. (1989); Adom Adamah, sop., ens. (1991); Ja ja ja ja ja, nee nee nee nee nee, vv., ens. (1991).ENS.: White Fire, cl., opt. dbn., pf., vn., vc. (1988); Adam, ob., cl., 2 tb., vc., db. (1989); Splice (for Bridget Riley), bcl., hn., pf., vn., vc. (1991).CHAMBER MUSIC.: Untitled String Quartet (1985); Veiled Wave I, fl. (with picc. and alt. fl.), II, cl. or bcl. (1985); Cântec, va., pf. (1986); Shining, vn., vc. (1987); Shining Forth, pf., vn., vc. (1987); String Quartet Music (1987); (nobody'll know), vc., pf. (1988); Shimmer Bright, str. trio (1988); Lament, Strathspey, Reel, vn. (1988); Whisper(ingly) Crumbling (into) Silence, perc. trio (1988); Snow Flowers, picc., va., hp. (1988); Whirling, pf., perc. trio (1989); Still Far Off, fl., ob., pf. (1990); Fallen, v., vn. (1991).PIANO: Artaud (1986); Fragments after Artuad (1988); Out Jumps Jack Death! (1989); Down there by the sea (1989); Embrace, 2 pf. (1990).