Matthew Brown Composer


List of works

Wind Orchestra

Fugal through time for wind band (2003)

Op. 5a, Encomium (2008; revised 2016-2017)

Op. 8, Stasis (2009)

Op. 41a, Serenade in E flat (2018)

Op. 41b, Serenade in E flat (arrangement for the London Consort of Winds)

Op. 47a, Sylvans for solo viola and wind orchestra (2019)

Op. 49a, Scenes from Bagno di Lucca (2019-2020)

Op. 52c, Arrival of Spring IV version for London Clarinet Choir (2020)

Op. 52d, Arrival of Spring IV for wind orchestra (2020)

Op. 52e, Arrival of Spring I for RNCM ArkEnsemble (2020)

Op. 56b, Longing for wind orchestra (2020)


Brass Band

Op. 41c, Serenade in E flat (2020)


String Orchestra

Op. 6, Labyrinth (2009)

Op. 27b, Solitude after dusk (2016)

Op. 30b, The Words of the Host to the Physician and the Pardoner – for Soprano and String Orchestra (2017)

Op. 48b, Rhetoric for string orchestra (2016-2019)

Op. 52b, Arrival of Spring (2019)


Big Band

Op. 14, Disorientation (2011)



Op. 12b, Three Illusions of Peganum Harmala for solo viola and orchestra (2011-2013)

Op. 13b, Caelestialis for soprano and orchestra (2011-2012)

Op. 34, Beverley Meadow (2015-2016)

Op. 5b, Encomium for orchestra (2018)

Op. 45, Abyss (2018)

Op. 49b, Scenes from Bagni di Lucca for orchestra (2019)

Op. 56a, Longing (2019)



Op. 18, Death Song (2012)

Op. 33, Spring Winds and Spring Flowers (2015-2016)



Op. 17, There Came a Wind Like a Bugle for soprano and piano (2012)

Op. 21, Among the Multitude for soprano and piano (2013)


Solo Instrumental

Op. 12a, Three Illusions of Peganum Harmala for viola and electronics (2011)

Op. 16, Les sons recules for piano (2012)

Op. 21, Elegy for viola (2013)

Op. 23, Tree of Life for violin (2013)

Op. 32, Desolate Landscape for viola (2015)

Op. 53, Violin solo after Abyss (2019)



Op. 19, Incursion and Reconnaissance for marimba and vibraphone (2012)

Op. 24, Mammoth Spear for cello duo (2013)

Op. 26, Chiaroscuro for violin and viola duo (2013-2014)

Op. 31, Stamp for violin and cello (2015)

Op. 35, Mirage for viola and marimba (2016)



Op. 1, Sonata for oboe, violin, and cello (2002)

Op. 11, Three Conversations for piano trio (2010)

Op. 25, Boundless for flute, violin and piano (2013)



Op. 4, Reverie for two clarinets, oboe and piano (2005)

Op. 9, Equipoise for three violas and piano (2009)

Sphagnum (2014)

Op. 37, Song for the Lighting of the Chanukah Candles for string quartet (2016)

Op. 38, Dance for the Festivals of Light for string quartet (2016)

Op. 40, Sea of Tranquility for string quartet and soft drone of E flat and B flat (2017)

Op. 43, Meanderings for string quartet (2018)

Op. 51, Viola and three wine glasses (2019)

Op. 55, Peacock

Op. 57, Criollo



Op. 10, Verglas for string quintet (2010)

Laboratory Film piano quintet (2015)

Op. 36, One movement for string quintet quasi variazioni (2016)

Piano and String Quartet (2016)


Viola Ensemble

Prelude and Fugue for viola ensemble (2012)

Reverie for viola ensemble and cello (2013)

Maestoso for viola ensemble and cello (2013)

Op. 27a, Solitude after dusk version for viola ensemble and solo cello (2014)

Variations on a Theme of La Folia for viola enemble (2015)

Edwardo (version for viola ensemble) (2016)

Op. 39, Mass for the wives for viola ensemble with solo violin and solo cello (2016-2017)

Op. 52a, Arrival of Spring (2018-2019)


Small Ensemble without voice(s)

Op. 2, Jig: Theme and Variations (2002)

Op. 3, Buccolia (2004)

Op. 7, Autoschediasm (2009)

Op. 15, On C  for chamber ensemble (2011-2012)

Op. 20, Intrada for wind ensemble (2013)

Op. 28, Concords of Sounds (2014)

Op. 29, Divinity for guitar, accordion and string quintet (two violas) (2014-2015)

Summer Beetroot (2015)

Op. 42, Peganum Harmala (2017-2018)

Op. 46, Transformations for octet (2018)

Op. 47b, Sylvans for sinfonietta (2019-2020)

Op. 48a, Rhetoric for string octet (2016-2019)

Op. 49c, Scenes from Bagno di Lucca for sinfonietta (2019)

Op. 50, Heat Death (of the universe) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (2019)

Op. 54, Wind octet


Small Ensemble with voice(s)

Op. 13a, Caelestialis for soprano, harp, string quartet, and electronics (2011)

Op. 30a, The Words of the Host to the Physician and the Pardoner for soprano and string quartet (2015)

Op. 44a, Syncrisis for soprano voicen, viola, guitar and accordion (2018)

Op. 44b, Syncrisis for sinfonietta (2020)