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Compositions and recordings by Pete M. Wyer

Incredibly, a self-taught musician and composer who plays classical guitar and piano and is an occasional singer. Pete’s musical life playing and touring internationally with rock and jazz bands in the 1980s and later giving solo classical guitar recitals. Some of his earlier work and songs written for guitar feature on the seminal work laulu, finally released in 2023.

A composer of music for film, theatre, TV, radio and dance. Many of his pieces have been performed by leading artists from around the world including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Juilliard, the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, The Crossing, BBC Television, The Royal Opera House and many others.

The Sky Beneath Our Feet

The Sky Beneath Our Feet is an artist response to seeing humans as a part of nature, rather than separate observers of it. It was created in response to the landscape at Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles and largely inspired by the book “The Hidden Life of Trees” by Peter Wohlleben

laulu

To Sing:

Pete M Wyer plays a selection of his favourite guitars and features pieces by the composer along with compositions by JS Bach and others.

I Walk Towards Myself

Created for the iForest at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, New York state. The 72 voice choir are individually recorded and played back via 24 independent audio speakers in the woodland (the ‘iForest’)

For Love and Only for Love

An album of the installation for New York Botanical Garden, presented by Make Music New York in association with WNYC New Sounds.

Insomnia Poems

Steve Dalachinsky and Pete M Wyer
Originally recorded for BBC Radio 3’s ‘Jazz on 3’
Poetry read by Steve Dalachinsky

Spring Street

An Opera

Explore the extensive portfolio of Pete M Wyer. Pete’s long history of performances, projects, and installations performed across the world are listed below.

 

As a composer, musician, storyteller and innovator of immersive sound. Pete has created scores for the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Juilliard, the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, The Crossing, BBC Television and the Royal Opera House as well as creating seven operas and music theatre works.

It was a wonderful thing. In Boston in 2022 we brought together soprano, Mary Rose Go who plays ‘Tsering’ in Ga Sho (May You Be Loved) with Ngawang Sangdrol the real life Tibetan nun whose story inspired the work.

Immersive sound installations indoors and outdoors offer a powerful and unique way to engage people with sound. Combining cutting-edge sound technologies and innovation, with social and communitarian values, immersive sound installations offer a completely different way of experiencing sound space.