Composing music for The Zero Hour

Essay in: The Zero Hour and Six Degrees Below the Horizon: Performance Texts, Essays and Documentation. Andrew Quick, ed. Lancaster: Live at LICA, 2013

CD of live recording of Endingsnow available. Recorded live at the Arnolfini, Bristol


Accommodating the threat of the machine: the act of repetition in live performance

Chapter in Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music, editors: Pwyll Ap Sion, Kyle Gann, Keith Potter. Publication date: June 2013 more...

Jeremy Peyton Jones

The Train
Soundtrack for theatre piece by imitating the dog theatre company.
Ancona Teatro Delle Muse 30 September - 25 October 2015 and UK tour 2016


Kate Ryder and Jane Chapman - KEYNOTE +
Prepared piano and harpsichord

Southbank Centre, London

Friday 20 May 2011

The unique multi-keyboard project Keynote + (Kate Ryder/Jane Chapman) explores the interface between early and modern instruments and cutting edge new music. During this event the ensemble examines the fascinating sound world and subtle sonorities of prepared piano, harpsichord, with visual imagery and sound installations. Playing works by Jeremy Peyton Jones, Yumi Hara Cawkwell and others.

Jeremy Peyton Jones was a composer who lived in London. His work has been performed across the UK, Europe, Australia and North America  and is regularly broadcast in the USA, Australia and the UK. He taught composition at Goldsmiths, University of London, and was director of the music ensemble Regular Music II.  He died on 22nd July 2021, and his ashes are buried in Rame Churchyard, Cornwall.  His estate is being managed by his wife Claire, who you can reach on the contact form. His sheet music is archived at Goldsmiths College Music Department, and is available upon request.

Against Oblivion Part 1

The first part of an ongoing series of music theatre pieces, first performances at Toynbee Studios Theatre, London, 28/29 March 2007


Against Oblivion Part 3
in collaboration with the Sicilian Improvisers Orchestra. First performances Teatro Garibaldi, Palermo 4 April 2014


Trio for voice, keyboard instruments and percussion: Melanie Pappenheim, Genevieve Wilkins and Kate Halsall including songs by Jeremy Peyton Jones. Breathe Arts, St Guys Chapel, 11th February 2015


Sound, Music and the Moving-Thinking Body

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jeremy Peyton Jones

The Institute of Music Research in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London Composer / Choreographer / Performer Collaboration Conference of Contemporary Music and Dance 2012

April 19 2012


Hierarchies of creative interaction –the political aspects of collaboration between composer and improvising musicians in Against Oblivion, Part 3. Paper at the conference: COMPOSITIONAL AESTHETICS AND THE POLITICAL, 20-22 Feb 2015

Livenessinvited speaker for Curating Sound Seminar and Panel Discussion, Nottingham Contemporary 11 Dec 2013

A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
Soundtrack for stage adaptation by imitating the dog theatre company. UK and Italian tour 2014.  more...
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ The Stage
★★★★ The Public Review

Sound Production as Theatrical Action Chapter in Sound, Music and the Moving Thinking Body Editors: Marilyn Wyers and Osvaldo Glieca CSP, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 2013

18 Guitars(recorded by Tim Brady) featured in WNYC's New Sounds programme Episode #3522 Works for Multiple Electric Guitar


9 February, 2015

The Zero Hour
Soundtrack for theatre piece by imitating the dog theatre company.

UK tour 2013, restaged in Batumi Georgia 2015


multiplatform theatre-makers of rare ambition and invention” The Guardian

May 2015. Nominated for the 2015 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awardsfor Artists. Awards to be announced in November 2015


Against Oblivion Part 2

first performances at the Tête à Tête Opera Festival, London 30/31 July 2009


for voices, ensemble and electronics. Regular Music II in collaboration with Kaffe Matthews. First performances: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill 24 May 2012, Southbank Centre, London 26 May 2012, Arnolfini, Bristol, 31 May 2012