Discography

The Electrification Of Night by Roger Doyle
The Electrification Of Night
14 compositions for electronic sounds and keyboard-based software instruments. ‘Almost half the population say they get 6 hours sleep a night or less’. (2019).
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THE HERESY ORSTRACA by Roger Doyle
The Heresy Ostraca
A remix album which fragments audio files of the Heresy opera and makes unrecognisably new pieces from the re-assemblage. (2018).
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HERESY by Roger Doyle
Heresy
The studio recording of an electronic opera based on the life and work of philosopher monk Giordano Bruno, who was burnt at the stake in 1600. A double album with 24 page booklet. (2017).
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Homemade Ivory Dreams
Homemade Ivory Dreams
10 keyboard-based software instruments compositions, and 1 live concert piano track (2017).
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Frail Things In Eternal Places
Frail Things In Eternal Places
Electronic sounds & software instruments with the scored and/or improvised vocal collaborations of 8 singers. A memory theatre (2016).
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Time Machine
Time Machine
Music composed around telephone answering machine messages from the 1980s, together with instrumental compositions evoking exotic cultures (2015).
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Playlist
Playlist
A place which you can visit from time to time and listen to new tracks as they are being composed by Roger Doyle.
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Grandfather Clock
Grandfather Clock
Music composed for 2 grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren. The clock is ticking… (2014 rev 2018).
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The Thousand Year Old Boy
The Thousand Year Old Boy
Explorations in imagined world musics – past, present and future; for software instruments, electronic sounds, boy soprano & singers from Iran & Ukraine. (2013).
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The Room In The Tower
The Room In The Tower
The second in the ‘cinema for the ear’ series – a soundtrack for an imaginary horror film, with no screen, based around a recurring nightmare. (2011).
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Cool Steel Army
Cool Steel Army
3 pieces, including a soundtrack for an imaginary film with virtual orchestra and acted scenes. A biopic without the pic. (2009).
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The Ninth Set
The Ninth Set (Passades – Volume 3)
Awarded the Magisterium Prtize at the 2007 Bourges International Electro-acoustic Music Competition, France.
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Passades Volume 2
Passades – Volume 2
Working with the creative possibilities of software which freeze-frames sounds, and allows them move forwards or backwards slowly (2005).
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Passades Volume 1
Passades – Volume 1
A Passade is an equestrian term meaning to move forwards or backwards slowly over the same space.; and a French Revolution bi-centenary commission from 1989 (2004).
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Baby Grand
Baby Grand
An album of Doyle’s best piano music, played by himself, spanning a 30 year period. Includes live Budawanny variations and music from his Salomé suite (2006).
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Babel
Babel
Doyle’s magnum opus originally released as a 5-CD set in 1999 – the result of ten years’ work. A journey through a virtual tower city in a multitude of languages. 103 pieces of music. 48 collaborators.
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Fairlight Memories
Fairlight Memories
A double album of pieces composed between 1983 and 1988 on a Fairlight Computer Music Instrument.
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Budawanny
The soundtracks of 2 films made in the 1980’s, directed by Irish film-maker Bob Quinn; and an arrangement of an old Irish song. Budawanny shot as a silent film with 70 minute score.
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Operating Theatre – The Early Years
A double album release to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding, by composer Roger Doyle and performer Olwen Fouere, of the music-theatre company Operating Theatre in 1981.
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Rapid Eye Movements
3 electro-acoustic works composed in studios in Finland and Holland, and an early piano suite. Remastered 2002. Original release 1981: United Dairies, London. The title track is an attempt at ‘a masterpiece before the age of 30′.
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Thalia/Oizzo No
This is a re-mastered album of Doyle’s early works – his first 2 releases, originally on vinyl Oizzo No (1975: self-released) and Thalia (1978: CBS Classics)
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