Violia Concerto: Das Meer, Landscape and Resurrection
solo viola with orchestra
The Four Temperaments (2003)
Flute Concerto (revised 2001 for chamber orchestra)
For solo flute and chamber orchestra - 17'
solo flute, 1111/1111/perc, piano, strings (11111)
Flute Concerto (1997)
3(picc)23(bcl)2/4331/timp.perc/hp/strings - 17'
Soloist plays alto flute, flute, piccolo.
fp: 8 January 1998, William Bennett (flutes), London Schools Symphony Orchestra/John Lubbock, Barbican Hall, London
wind orchestra (flexible scoring in 8 parts), 1perc - 5'
first performance: 1 July 1996, Borders Regional Wind Orchestra, European Youth Music Festival, Ishøj, Denmark
Clarinet Concerto (1996)
solo clarinet, 2222(cbn)/2200/perc/strings - 20'
first performance: 14 September 1996, Robert Plane (clarinet), Northern Sinfonia/John Lubbock, Hexham Abbey Festival
Dunkelhvide Månestråler (1996)
Texts from Lille Verden by Tove Ditlevsen (1917-76).
2222/2200/2perc/hp/str, solo contralto and cor anglais - 20'
first performance: 13 October 1996, Barbican Hall, London. City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Symphonies of Flocks, Herds and Shoals (1995-6)
2 recorders. 4(2picc)4(2ca)34(2cbn)/6331/2perc/hp.pf/ strings (minimum 18.104.22.168.8) - 40'
first performance: 5 February 1997, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Michael Schønwandt, Royal Festival Hall, London
2 ob, 2 hn, vn, vla (solo group), chimes, strings - 15'
first performance: 12 December 1994, The City of London Sinfonia, London
...calling, leaping, crying, dancing...
solo viola, 2222/2200/perc/strings - 20'
first performance: 6 October 1994, Jane Atkins (viola), Orchestra of Saint John's, Smith Square/John Lubbock, Norfolk and Norwich Festival
string orchestra (min.11111) - 8'
first performance: 3 September 1993, COMA, Sheffield
2222/2200/perc/strings - 15'
first performance: 21 May 1993, Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Tamas Vasary, Newbury Spring Festival
Scene with Birds (1989)
3333/4331/3perc/strings - 12'
first performance: Norfolk County Youth Orchestra
Landscape with Procession (1988)
2 recorders, 2222/2331/2perc/pf/harp/strings - 12'
Written for BBC TV's The Cry of the Cosmos, Easter 1989
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Lionel Friend
2222/2000/perc/harp/strings (min.44421) - 20'
first performance: Piccadilly Festival Players/Ivor Bolton
2 ob, ca, 3 tpt (concertante group); 3033/4031/00000 - 20'
first performance: ECO Wind & Brass Ensemble/David Parry, Greenwich Festival
3222/4331/timp/3perc/strings - 12'
first performance: Fulham Symphony Orchestra/Joseph Vandernoot
Solo & Duo
mezzo soprano, violin, electronics
organ (published by Faber)
accordion and organ
first performance: 16 June 2005, Dutch Church, Spitalfields Festival, London. David Titterington, organ, Ian Watson, accordion
Longtemps ce fut l’Eté (2004)
soprano and piano
North Star (2002)
trumpet and organ
organ - 10'
first performance: Oundle Festival, Kevin Bowyer, organ
Constellations III (The Little Bear) (1997)
solo piano - 3' - published in ABRSM Spectrum Vol. 2
Constellations I & II (1995)
solo piano - 3' - published in ABRSM Spectrum Vol. 1
The Secrets of the Dark Pool in the Pine Forest (1995)
violin, piano - 3' (ABRSM Grade 5, 1997-2000)
cello, recorded tape - 15'
first performance: 16 June 1993, Alhambra Theatre, Bradford.
Dance project, choreographer Gerry Turvey
baritone, piano - 15'
Text by Simon Armitage
first performance: 5 May 1993, Stephen Varcoe and Iain Burnside, South Bank Centre, London
Bright Herald of the Morning (1992)
clarinet, piano - 10'
first performance: 28 July 1992, Fiona Cross and Kathryn Page, Shropshire.
violin, trumpet - 8'
first performance: 2 July 1991, Mecklenburgh Opera, London
solo violin - 8'
first performance: 16 November 1991, Bradley Creswick, London
Arched Forms with Bells (1990)
organ - 16'
first performance: 6 August 1990, David Titterington, BBC Proms, London
bassoon or clarinet, percussion - 5'
cello, piano - 14' first performance: Lowri Blake and Caroline Palmer
Songs for Harvey (1988)
solo violin or viola - 3'
Piece No. 80
violin, piano, keyboard, percussion and electronics
Piece No. 81
violin, recorder, harpsichord, guitar and cello
Commissioned jointly by Huddersfield Festival and Thames Valley University, premiered on 28th November 2001 by the Royal Northern Brass Ensemble and Philip Mead
For brass ensemble and piano - 15'
1321 (bass trombone), piano and gongs played by pianist.
Commissioned by Sharp Edge, the new music ensemble of the RPO and 1st performed 29th May 2000 at the Albert Hall, Nottingham.
For 2 part chorus and mixed ensemble - 20'
0000/1010/2Perc, Sarrusaphone or Contrabassoon, strings (00111)
Double Image (1999)
for ensemble - 15'
flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, fp. 3rd November 1999, Michael Tippett Centre, Bath by Double Image
Ritual Sentences (1999)
For string trio (violin, viola and cello)
Commissioned by the Enesco Trio and fp. 21st April 1999, Wigmore Hall, London
double wind quintet
string quartet - 18'
first performance: 31 October 1998, New Zealand String Quartet, Hamilton, New Zealand
1(picc)+,1(ca),1(bcl)+, sop.sax+, 1(cbn)+/1+,1+,1,1/ harp+, piano, perc, cimbalom (perc), str (1+,1+,1,1+,1+).[+ = also play bamboo chimes] - 20'
first performance: 20 June 1998, Brunel Ensemble/Christopher Austin, Bristol
6vn. 2 va. 2vc. cb - 2'
first performance: 14 April 1997 Guildhall String Ensemble, Wigmore Hall, London
any combination of 2 or more instruments - 5'
first performance: 26 May 1996, Chard Festival
Gulls and Angels (1993)
string quartet - 11'
first performance: 12 April 1994, Sorrel Quartet, London
Invocation for Justice (1992)
soprano, clarinet, viola - 2'
first performance: 17 August 1992, Mary Wiegold soprano, The Composers' Ensemble, Dartington
horn, bassoon, cello/drums, electric guitar/drums, piano - 10'
first performance: 19 June 1991, Jane's Minstrels, London
Wind Quintet (1990)
flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon - 15'
first performance: 10 November 1990, Capricorn
May be performed with Io!
2 va. 4 vc. cb. celeste - 8'
first performance: The Orchestra of St John's, Smith Square/John Lubbock
Untitled Composition (1988)
clarinet, cello, piano - 8'
first performance: 20 October 1988, The Mühlfeld Trio
soprano. vc. cb. 2 bells/small gongs - 10'
first performance: A Man, A Woman and A Double Bass
6 vn. 2 va. 2 vc. cb (or string orchestra) - 15'
first performance: Guildhall String Ensemble
May be performed with Shadow
3 tpt. 3 trb. strings (min. 64432) - 8'
first performance: Orchestra of St John's, Smith Square/John Lubbock
soprano, baritone, va, vc, pno - 8'
first performance: 1979, Wren Consort, Spitalfields Festival
The Albatross (1987)
opera in 2 acts after story by Susan Hill, libretto by composer.
Duncan Pike - tenor, Hilda Pike - soprano, Ted Flint - tenor, Davey Ward - baritone, Old Beattie - contralto, Alice Flint - mezzo soprano, Esther Ward - mezzo soprano, barmaid - soprano, 4 children, 4 fishermen - 2 tenors, baritone, bass, orchestra: 2(picc)1(ca)2(bhn)1(cbn)/3000/3 perc/strings (min44321) - 90'
first performance: 10-12 July 1997, Trinity Opera Group and Instrumental Ensemble, cond. Christopher Fifield, director Stephen Langridge, Spitalfields Market Opera, London
And so the Night became (2005)
SATB chorus and orchestra
The St. Pancras Evening Canticles (Magnificat and Nunc dimittis) (2005)
SSATB chorus a cappella
SATB chorus a cappella
Ave Verum Corpus (1998)
SATB choir - 3'
first performance: 2 May 1998, Allegri Singers/Michael Nicholas, London
Michael's Mass (1997)
Kyrie, Gloria, Gospel Sentences, Sursum Corda, Sanctus & Benedictus, Acclamations, Agnus Dei, Dismissal
Congregational Mass setting, unison voices, organ/piano
first performance: Holy Trinity, Mile End, London
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (1996)
treble choir, organ - 6'
first performance: 27 April 1996, Norwich Cathedral Choir
Benedicam Dominum (1996)
SATB choir, organ - 7'
first performance: 20 November 1996, Festival of St. Cecilia, London
Come Holy Ghost, our Souls inspire (1993)
SATB choir, organ - 6'
first performance: 27 August 1993, Three Choirs Festival, Worcester
Heil'ger Geist in's Himmels Throne (1993)
choir, organ, percussion - 15'
first performance: 26 September 1993, St Matthew's Church, Northampton
Christo Paremus Cantica (1993)
SATB a cappella choir - 4'
first performance: 24 December 1993, King's College Chapel Choir, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury
Night Songs (1991)
Soprano solo, SATB chorus, orchestra 2200/2202, recorders. saxophones (all wind and brass parts may be doubled) 2perc. whistle. 2synth. strings - 30'
first performance: 18 December 1991, London
You Spotted Snakes (1991)
children's voices, fl, cl, vn, vla - 2'
first performance: 21 November 1991, New London Children's Choir/ conductor Ronald Corp, London
Lights and Shadows (1989)
children's unison choir, SATB chorus, recorder group, brass (2322), 2 perc, strings (violas, cellos) - 16'. First Performed: 26 May 1990, London. The Centre for Young Musicians/ Ian Humphris
Hymn to Wisdom (1989)
SATB chorus - 6'
Creator of the Stars of Night (1989)
SATB chorus, cor anglais, organ pedals - 7'
Io Evoe! (1984)
SATB chorus, 3 tpt, 3 trb, strings (min. 64432) - 25'
Recorded for BBC Radio 3 by the BBC Singers and City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
Come and See the Christ-child (1982)
unison choir, piano - 3'
Missa Sancte Endeliente (1980)
5 soloists. SATB chorus. orchestra: 2222/4330/perc/strings - 50'
first performance: 1980 St Endellion Festival, conductor Richard Hickox
Unison chorus and organ or piano