Complete List of Music


CHAMBER MUSIC

String solos
‘Urizen’ (viola and piano) 1 movement, c.9′
‘BoBop’
(unaccompanied violin)  1 movement, c.4’30”
‘Stranger, Lover, Dancer’ (solo ‘cello) 3 movements, c.7’
‘Looking Back’ (violin and piano) 1 movement, 5’30”
Cortège?’ (violin and piano) 1 movement, 5’30”
‘Intrada, Romanza and Burlesca’ (‘cello and piano) 3 movements, c.11’
‘Worlds Apart’ (double bass and piano) 1 movement,c.9’)
Coronach‘ (viola and harpsichord) 1 movement, c.3’

String groups
‘At Two’ (2017) 2 movements for two violas, c. 8’30”
‘String Quartet’
(1977) 3 movements, c.16’
‘Caged moon’ (string quartet) 1 movement, 6’30”
‘Fuzon’ (string quartet) two linked movements, 7’
’Seven into Eight’ (string quartet) 1 movement, c.5’
‘Quietus’ (string trio) 1 movement, 4’30”
’Tri’ (6 violas) 3 movements c.10’
‘Gestures’ (viola duo) 1 movement, c.5’
‘Waiting – Tango’ (viola and double bass) 1 movement, c.4’
’These Lovers’ (violin and ‘cello) 1 movement, 5’30”

Mixed Ensembles
‘Romantique’ 2017 (flute, viola, piano) 1 movement, 3’30”
‘Palinode’ (flute, clarinet, violin, ‘cello and piano) 1 movement, c.6’
’Shadows’ (viola, double bass [or ‘cello] and piano) 1 movement c. 3’30”
‘In Touch’ (clarinet, ‘cello and piano) 3 movements, c.9’
‘Party Piece’ (clarinet and 2 violas) 1 movement, c.4’30”
‘Divisibility’ (for COMA ensemble) c.2′ see the COMA website
‘Miniataur’ 2017 (bass clarinet, ‘cello and 1 timp.) 1 movement c.1’40”

Woodwind
‘Clarinet Sonata’ (clarinet and piano) 3 movements, c.10’
’Sonata Serenata’ (flute and piano) 3 movements, c.11’
‘Disturbed Nights’ (solo oboe or oboe with string trio) c.6’30”
’Tatiesque’ (trio for flute, oboe and piano) 1 movement, c.4’
‘Americana’ (2 flutes, 2 alto flutes and bass flute) 3 movements, c.7’
‘Brief Encounters’ (flute and viola ) 3 movements, c.6’
‘Coronach’ (treble recorder and harpsichord) 1 movement, c.5’
’These Lovers’ (flute and ‘cello)  1 movement, c.5’
‘Trivia’ (two clarinets) three pithy movements c.4′
‘Labyrinth’ (cor anglais and piano) 1 movement c. 4′
‘Romcon’ (trio for flute, clarinet and bassoon) 1 movement  c. 3’30”

Brass
‘A Walk with Ingres’ Wife’ (brass quintet) c.7’
‘Mouthpiece’ (trumpet and piano) 3’

Keyboard
‘Marcel Morceaux’ (piano solo) 3 movements, 6’30”
‘Variations’ (piano solo) c.12’
‘Lost in Translation’ (piano solo) one movement, 3’
‘Veiled Lightning’ (organ) one movement, c.7’
‘Footnote’ (organ) one movement, Handel-inspired, 3’


VOICE

Song Cycles
‘Both Beauties’ (high voice and piano) Poems by Shakespeare, Herrick, Tennyson and Marvell, c.10’
‘Envoi’ (high voice with string orchestra) Poems by Quarles, Tichborne, Southwell and Shakespeare, c.12’
‘Voices from the Sea’ (tenor and string orchestra) Poems by merchant seamen, c.20’
‘Portions of Eternity’ (high voice and piano) 3 texts by William Blake, c.7’
‘The Unknown Bird’ (baritone voice with flute, viola and harp) 3 poems by Edward Thomas, c.10’
‘Kiss Me on Wednesday: Seven Songs for Grownups’ (cabaret songs for voice and keyboard) with wise and witty words by Alison Rutherford

SINGLE SONGS
‘Rintrah Roars’ (soprano voice with harp and piano) words by William Blake, 2’
‘Silk Road’ (tenor voice with violin, viola, ‘cello and piano) words by Sarah Pope, c.5’
‘The Bed Bug’ (soprano voice, 2 clarinets, viola, ‘cello, double bass) words by Tony Harrison, c.3’
‘Gospel and Collect’ (soprano and organ) words from the Book of Common Prayer, c.3’


ORCHESTRA

‘Sea Symphony’ (double wind, brass, percussion (1), harp and strings)  3 movements, c.24’
‘Laments and Scherzos’ (chamber orchestra 2 obs, 2 hns, strings) 2 movements, c. 10′
‘Another Orpheus’ (string orchestra) 1 movement, c.9’
‘Urizen’ (version for viola solo with chamber orchestra) 1 movement, c.9’


OPERA

‘Echoes’ a chamber opera commissioned by Covent Garden’s ‘Garden Venture’ series (two sopranos, mezzo-soprano and  tenor voices with chamber group of flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, trombone and harp), c.25’


CHORAL

‘Virtue, Denial, The Call and Doomsday’ (SATB) poems by George Herbert, c.7’
’The Seafarer’ (tenor soloist with SATB choir and chamber orchestra – fl/ob/cl/bsn/hn/tpt/timp/strings) words from the Anglo Saxon poem ‘The Seafarer’ and ‘Unwritten Letter’ by Liverpool writer George Garratt, c.25’
’This World’ (SATB choir and 2 trumpets) Words from William Blake and the Book of Job, c. 9’
‘Perhaps in Hope’ (SATB) Anthem for Remembrance Day. Words by Penny Britten, c.5’
’Sense and Nonsense’ (SATB choir) Words by Mervyn Peake, c.12’
Psalm 139 (women’s voices and organ) c.4’
‘Another New Year’ (SATB) Words from a victorian hymn with sour asides, c.3’
The Song of Three‘ (SATB plus violin, flute and clapping chorus) based on Sussex folk song and one of Kipling’s poems about Sussex, c. 5′


CHILDREN

‘Zoo Tunes’ (grade 2 piano)
‘Tales from King Arthur’ (intermediate piano 4 hands)
‘The Circus Ghosts’ (workshop opera)
‘Snail’s Trails and Dragon’s Tails’ (children’s voices and easy strings)
‘Parades’ (trumpet and piano published by Faber Music)
‘Samba-Cha’ and ‘Least said…’  (trumpet and piano – Stainer and Bell)
Plus various pieces for woodwind instruments and piano published by Boosey & Hawkes and Faber Music