Music composed by Ruth Lee Martin
The music on this page is mostly for instrumental or vocal music in the Western-art music style. Many of the works are commissioned works performed by some of Australia's leading musicians. Nestled towards the bottom of the page you will find some of my more experimental electronic compositions as well.  

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Nunc Dimittis
SSAATTBB Choir

Nunc DimittisRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 05:06

Performed by Trinity College Choir, Melbourne, with Choir Director, Michael Leighton Jones.

Magnificat
SSAATTBB Choir

 

Performed by Trinity College Choir, Melbourne, with Choir Director, Michael Leighton Jones.

09 MagnificatRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 08:26
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'There is an excellence...'
Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Piano, Flute, Cello

01 Wimmera CD 1 mp3Ruth Lee Martin
00:00 / 03:01

Song 1 from the Wimmera Song Cycle on the CD,  A Vision of Wildflowers. Poetry is by renowned poet, Kevin Hart, and performed by HALCYON, one of Sydney's leading ensembles. 

'And yet the radiance...'
Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Piano, Flute, Cello
 

08 Wimmera CD 8 mp3Ruth Lee Martin
00:00 / 02:04

Song 8 from the Wimmera Song Cycle on the CD,  A Vision of Wildflowers. Poetry is by renowned poet, Kevin Hart, and performed by HALCYON, one of Sydney's leading ensembles. 

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Chaconne
String Quartet

ChaconneRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 04:57

Composed by Ruth Lee Martin and performed by ANU string ensemble. Commissioned by Vice-Chancellor, Prof Ian Chubb.

Annunciation  2
SSAATTBB Choir

11 Annunciation 2 mp3Ruth Lee Martin
00:00 / 08:12

Poetry by Dorothy Ann Lee and performed by Trinity College Chair, Melbourne. On the CD A Vision of Wildflowers.

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Pride of Place Reflections 1
Solo Cello

Pride of Place - Reflections 1Ruth Lee Martin
00:00 / 05:20

This work was adapted from a larger work celebrating the 20th birthday of the Australian Parliament House. This excerpt was performed at the memorial service for the architect Romaldo Giurgola, at the Australian Parliament House. Performed by Elektra String Quartet.

Bonny at Morn
String Quartet, DJ, Vocals, 
Synthesisers

02 Bonny at MornRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 04:34

This work is part of a larger work called Circadian Rhythm. It's an experimental composition combining fragments of folk song, a DJ, and a string quartet (with double bass). Commissioned by ANU for a dance performance by Quantum Leap.

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Brindabella Blues
Clarinet Quartet

Brindabella BluesRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 05:22

Composed for Clarity clarinet quartet and available on their CD Second Door on the Left.

Babel 1
Electronic

Babel OneRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 02:45

An experimental electronic composition with an emphasis on vocal fragmentation.

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Under the Lake
Electronic

Under the LakeRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 02:21

This piece is inspired by the beautiful Lake Burley Griffin and the significance of its place in the Canberra community.

Electronica 3
Electronic 

 

Electronica ThreeRuth Lee Martin
00:00 / 02:20

Composed for award-winning series No Strings Attached - created, directed and produced by Emma Watts.