Harry Stafylakis



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String Quartet No. 3, 'Emergence' (2015) – (16')
Composed for the Quatuor Bozzini – 2015 Bozzini Lab Vancouver
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Critical Density (2009)
for guitar and string quartet (25')
Composed for guitarist Patrick Kearney
Winner of 2011 Serge Garant Award (SOCAN)
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EIDOS, Book I (2019)
for Roomful of Teeth (10')
[Encoded Images from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows]

1. rigor samsa
2. gnossienne
3. ecstatic shock

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for Roomful of Teeth and the Winnipeg New Music Festival.

SkyRise (2016)
for brass quintet (4')
Composed for the Aspen Music Festival

Avowal (2014)
for percussion quartet (3')
Commissioned by Architek Percussion.

The Sharp End (2009)
for saxophone quartet (11')
Composed for the McGill University Sax Quartet
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Waves Obsidian (2008)
guitar quartet or ensemble (6')
1st Prize in the 2008 Guitare Montreal International Composition Competition
Recorded by the York Guitar Quartet on the album Landscape WIth Trees (2016) – available on CD Baby and iTunes.
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MIXED ENSEMBLES (3–9 players)

Flows Obsidian (2019)
for 8 players: flute (afl, picc), clarinet (bcl), violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, and percussion (11')
Composed for Contemporaneous and ICEBERG New Music

Piano Trio No. 1, 'Gnothi Seauton' [Know Thyself] (2019)
for violin, cello, piano (16')
Commissioned by Periapsis Music and Dance with the support of New Music USA
Choreography by Norbert De La Cruz III

Unrelent (2017)
for 6 players: flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (11')
Composed for Contemporaneous and ICEBERG New Music

Together We Grow (2016)
for 5 players: baroque violin, bass clarinet, piano, double bass, and drum set (10')
Commissioned by the Edge Ensemble

Calibrating Friction (2016)
for 7 players (amplified): flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, and drum set (10')
Commissioned by Aspen Music Festival for the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble

Of Beauty / Of Brutality (2015)
for 9 players: 8-­string electric guitar, flute, clarinet, horn, bass trombone, violin, contrabass, piano, and drum set (13')
Composed for guitarist Adam Pietrykowski and Ensemble Mise-En.

Scars & Braids (2014)
for 4 players: flute, violin, cello, and percussion (13')
Composed for the Cadillac Moon Ensemble.
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Never the Same River (2013)
for 5 players: bassoon, two violins, cello, and piano (8')
Composed for the New Music on the Point festival, premiered by members of ICE and NMOP performers.
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Memento Mori (2013)
for soprano, violin, and harp (7')
Commissioned by the Providence Premieres new music festival

The Metal and the Flower (2012)
for tenor, accordion, and piano (6')
Text by P. K. Page (1916-2010)
Winner of a 2013 Godfrey Ridout Award (SOCAN Foundation)
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In Memory (2011)
for 6 players: flute, oboe / English horn, violin, cello, and two guitars (6')
Composed for the Cygnus Ensemble

Kritikos Horos (2010)
for 6 players: flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (13')
Finalist in the 2010 Alea III International Composition Competition.
Honorable mention for the 2012 Brian M. Israel Award
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