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Solo with Orchestra
Orchestral
Wind & Brass Ensemble
Wind & Brass Chamber Music
String Chamber Music
Organ
Piano
Vocal Solo
Chorus with Orchestra
Chorus accompanied
Chorus unaccompanied
Theatrical
Television and Film
Arrangements

 

 


SOLO WITH ORCHESTRA

Violin Concerto No 1 'Sinfonia Concertante' (1959)
solo violin + 2(1 pic).222/422+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/str
duration: 30'
Novello score vln and pno reduction cat no 120306
First performance 1963
Martin Milner, violin
Hallé Orchestra / Maurice Handford
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Concerto Funèbre for Viola and Chamber Orchestra (1962)
solo viola + 0200/2000/str
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
First performance 1971
James Durrant, viola
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Davis
Glasgow
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7186

Five Elegies for High Voice and Chamber Orchestra (1962)
Text: Thomas Nashe, Ben Johnson, T.S. Eliot, Herrick and Dylan Thomas
S + 1111/1000/timp.2perc/str
duration: 16'
Full Score, Orchestral Material and Piano Score available from Composer
First performance 18 June 1963
Marie Collier, soprano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Robert Wolf
Winner of Royal Philharmonic Prize, 1962

Chamber Concerto for Viola, Cello and Orchestra (1965)
solo viola, solo cello + 2(1 pic).122/422+1btbn.1/4perc/pf(cel)/str(0.0.4.4.6)
duration: 35'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Andrew Thomas and Martin Robinson

Concertante for Harpsichord and Chamber Ensemble (1965)
solo harpsichord + 1111/1100/2perc/str(1.1.1.1.1)
duration: 18'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Sandon Studios Society
First performance 18 December 1965
Thomas Wess, harpsichord
Sandon Studios Society Music Group/David Connolly
Liverpool

Piano Concerto No 1 (1966)
solo piano + 2(1 pic).222/422+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/str
duration: 26'
Novello score cat no 090101
Commissioned by the Southport Centenary Festival
First performance 1967
John McCabe, piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
Southport
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7179

Miniconcerto (1966)
solo organ +1perc./485 penny-whistles (audience)
duration: 8'
Published: Novello
First performance 24 September 1966
Gillian Weir, organ, James Blades, percussion and audience
conducted by David Willcocks
Royal Albert Hall, London

Metamorphosen for Harpsichord and Orchestra (1968)
solo harpsichord + 2(1 pic).2(1 ca).22/2221/4perc/cel/hp/str
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society
First performance 19 February 1972
John McCabe, harpsichord
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Concertino for Piano Duet and Orchestra (1968)
solo piano duet + 2221/2220/timp.2perc/str
duration: 12'
Novello score cat no 090172
Commissioned by the Farnham Festival
First performance 11 May 1969
Frank Wibaut and Christian Rutherford, piano
Frensham Heights School Orchestra/Christopher Latham
Frensham Heights School

Notturni ed Alba for Soprano and Orchestra (1970)
Text: mediaeval Latin
S + 3(2 pic).3(1 ca).3(2 bcl).3/422+btbn.1/timp.3perc/pf(cel)/str
duration: 22'
Novello score cat no 890056
Commissioned by the Three Choirs Festival
First performance 1970
Sheila Armstrong, soprano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Louis Frémaux
Hereford Cathedral
Recording: EMI CDM 7 63176 2; EMI CDM 5 67120 2
see also under THEATRICAL

Piano Concerto No 2 'Sinfonia Concertante' (1970)
solo piano + 1222/2000/str
NB: orchestration includes concertino of 9 instruments
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Gulbenkian Foundation
First performance 1971
John McCabe, piano
Northern Sinfonia/Rudolph Schwarz
Middlesborough Town Hall
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7133

Oboe d'Amore Concerto (1972)
solo oboe d'amore + 1(1 pic)222/2110/str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Portsmouth Festival
First performance 26 April 1972
Jennifer Paull, oboe d'amore
Havant Chamber Orchestra/Peter Craddock

Piano Concerto No 3 'Dialogues' (1976 rev. 1977)
solo piano + 3(1 pic).33(1bcl).3(1cbn)./432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/cel/hp/str
duration: 37'
Novello score cat no 890100
Commissioned by Ilan Rogoff
First performance 5 August 1977
Ilan Rogoff, piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Clarinet Concerto (1977)
solo B flat clarinet + 2111/2000/timp/hp/str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with funds from the Scottish Arts Council
First performance 1978
Janet Hilton, clarinet
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Roderick Brydon
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow
Recording: Clarinet Classics CC0034

Violin Concerto No 2 (1980)
solo violin + 33(1 ob.d'am.).33/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/cel/hp/str
duration: 38'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Erich Gruenberg with funds from the Arts Council
First performance 21 March 1980
Erich Gruenberg, violin
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Christopher Seaman
Birmingham Town Hall

Rainforest II (1987)
solo trumpet and strings
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
First performance 1987
see under STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

Double Concerto (1987/8)
solo oboe, solo clarinet + 2222/2200/timp/str
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by English Heritage
First performance 25 June 1988
Nicholas Daniel, oboe and Joy Farrall, clarinet
London Mozart Players/Nicholas Cleobury
Kenwood Lakeside, Hampstead, London

Flute Concerto (1990)
solo flute + 3333/432+btbn.1/timp.4perc/hp/str
duration: 23'
Novello score cat no 890185
Commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by Shell UK
First performance 1990
James Galway, flute
London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
Barbican Hall, London
Recording: Hyperion CDA 67089

Oboe Concerto (1994)
solo oboe + timp/hp/str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Isle of Wight International Oboe Competition 1995 with financial assistance from Southern Arts
First performance 7 May 1995
Competition finalists
Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra/Peter Lipari
Shanklin Theatre, Isle of Wight

Domestic Life (2000)
rec solo + xyl/str
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
First performance 2001
Recording: ASV CD WHL 2143

Les Martinets noirs (2003)
two solo violins + string orchestra
duration: 19'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Amsterdam Sinfonietta
First performance 2003
Candida Thompson, Jacobien Rozemond / Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Musis Sacrum, Arnhem, Holland

Horn Concerto (Rainforest IV) (2006)
solo horn + 2(pic).2.1+bcl.2/2221/timp.perc/hp/str
duration: 24'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
First performance February 2007
David Pyatt, horn
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka
St David's Hall, Cardiff

Cello Concerto Songline (2007)
solo cello + 2222/4.2.2+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/str
duration: 23'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Hallé Concerts Society
First performance 2008
Truls Mørk (cello)
Hallé Orchestra/Mark Elder
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Trumpet Concerto La Primavera (2012)
Concerto
solo tpt + 1111/1110/perc/strings
duration: 19'
Allegro - Andante - Quick
Published: Novello
Commissioned The Orchestra of the Swan
First performance 15 June 2012
Simon Desbruslais (trumpet)/The Orchestra of the Swan/Kenneth Woods (conductor)
Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon


ORCHESTRAL

Concerto for Chamber Orchestra (1962 rev. 1968)
1222/2000/perc(opt)/str
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
First performance 1962
Manchester
First performance of revised version 1968
New Cantata Orchestra/James Stobart
London

Variations on a Theme of Hartmann (1964)
3(1 pic).333/432+btbn.1/3perc/pf(cel)/hp/str
duration: 20'
Novello score cat no 090103
First performance 1965
Hallé Orchestra/Maurice Handford
Free Trade Hall, Manchester
Recording: EMI CDM 7 63176 2

Symphony no.1 'Elegy' (1965)
3(1 pic).333/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/cel/hp/str
duration: 20'
Novello score cat no 890043
Commissioned by the Hallé Concerts Society
First performance 1966
Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
Cheltenham Festival

Burlesque (1966)
2222/2230/timp.2perc/str
duration: 7'
Originally published by British and Continental Music Agencies Ltd., 1968
Score and Orchestral Material available from Composer

Concertante Music (1968)
3(1 pic).332/432+btbn.0/6perc/pf/str
duration: 24'
Novello score cat no 090189
Commissioned for the 1968 Bath Festival
First performance 24 June 1968
Newton Park College Orchestra/George Odam
Bath Abbey

Basse Danse (1970)
version for orchestra 1973
3(1pic).33(1bcl).3(1cbn)/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/pno(cel)/hp/str
duration: 12'
Published: Novello
First performance 5 May 1975
Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
Guildford
see also under PIANO

Concertante Variations on a Theme of Nicholas Maw (1970)
str[4.4.2.2.1]
duration: 18'
Novello score cat no 890067
First performance 1971
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Zdenek Macal
Colston Hall, Bristol
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7133
see also version for 11 solo strings under STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

Symphony no. 2 (1971)
3(1pic).3(1ob.d'am.).3(2bcl.Eb).3(1cbn)./432+btbn.1/timp.perc/pno(cel)/hp/str
duration: 22'
Novello score cat no 090519
Commissioned by the John Feeney Trust
First performance 1971
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Louis Frémaux
Birmingham Festival
Recording: EMI CDM 5 67120-2
see also under THEATRICAL: Shadow Reach

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Suite (1971)
1121/1210/timp.2perc/pno/str
duration: 15'
Novello score cat no 090523
set of parts 090523-01 to 07
Commissioned by Stonyhurst College
First performance 1971
Written for performance by youth, amateur or community orchestras
see also under THEATRICAL

Fear in the Night (1972)
Extract from film music
small orchestra
duration: 3'
Published by EMI Film Music Ltd./KPM

Sam (1973)
TV theme music. Version for orchestra 1975
2(1pic).020/0100/perc/str
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
First performance October 1975
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Jack Parnell
Royal Albert Hall, London
Arranged by the composer from music for the Granada TV series
see also under BRASS ENSEMBLE and TELEVISION

The Chagall Windows (1974)
3(1pic).3(1ca).3(1bcl).3(1cbn)/442+btbn.1/4perc/pno(cel)/hp/str
duration: 30'
Novello score cat no 890071
Commissioned by the Hallé Concerts Society
First performance 1975
Hallé Orchestra/James Loughran
Free Trade Hall, Manchester
Recording: EMI CDM 7 63176 2; EMI CDM 5 67120 2
LPO-0023; LPO-0098
see also under THEATRICAL: Die Fenster

Sonata on a Motet (1976)
str (min 4.3.2.2.1)
duration: 19'
Novello score cat no 890088
Commissioned (with assistance from the Gulbenkian Foundation) by the Manchester Camerata
First performance 1976
Manchester Camerata/Frank Cliffe
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Derived from Tallis's 40-part motet 'Spem in Alium'.
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7133

Mary, Queen of Scots: Ballet Suite No 2 (1976)
1111/2210/timp(opt).2perc/cel/hp/str (or alternative 2222/423(or2)1/timp(opt).2perc/cel/hp/str)
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
First performance 23 October 1988
Harlow Youth Orchestra/George Caird
Mark Hall School, Harlow, Essex
see also under THEATRICAL

Mary, Queen of Scots: Ballet Suite No 1 (1976)
1111/2210/timp(opt).2perc/cel/hp/str (or alternative 2222/423(or2)1/timp(opt).2perc/cel/hp/str)
duration: 19'
Published: Novello
First performance 16 March 1987
Purcell School Orchestra/Colin Durrant
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
see also under THEATRICAL

Mary, Queen of Scots: Two Dances (1977)
hp/str
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
Recording: ASC CS CD45
see also under THEATRICAL

Jubilee Suite (1977)
3(1pic).333/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/cel(opt)/str
duration: 12'
Published: Novello
First performance 1986
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Norman Del Mar
Kenwood Concert Bowl, Hampstead, London
First performance of first movement 17 April 1977
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
Royal Festival Hall, London
First performance of the complete suite 14 June 1986
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Norman Del Mar
Kenwood Concert Bowl, Hampstead, London

Symphony No 3 'Hommages' (1978)
3(1pic).333(1cbn)/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/pf(cel)/hp/str
duration: 24'
Novello score cat no 890126
Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
First performance 11 July 1978
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
Royal Festival Hall, London

The Shadow of Light (1979)
3(1pic).332/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/str
duration: 23'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
First performance 6 December 1979
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir John Pritchard
Royal Festival Hall, London

Concerto for Orchestra (1982)
3(1pic).333/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/pno(cel)/hp/str
duration: 24'
Novello score cat no 890144
Commissioned by the London Philharmonic Orchestra for its 50th anniversary season, with funds from the Arts Council
First performance 1983
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Georg Solti
Royal Festival Hall, London
Recording: Classico CLASSCD 384; Membran 233316
LPO-0023; LPO-0098

Tuning (1985)
3+pic.3+ca.3+bcl.3+cbn./653+btbn.1+tentba./timp.4perc./hp/str
duration: 18'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust for performance by the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
First performance 1985
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland/Nicholas Braithwaite
Casinotheater, s'Hertogenbosch, Holland
British première on 6 August 1985 at the Albert Hall, Stirling, by the same orchestra

Fire at Durilgai (1988)
3333/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/str
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC
First performance 13 January 1989
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Downes
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Caravan for string orchestra (1988 rev. 2010)
Version for string orchestra 2010
str
duration: 8'
Published: Novello
See also STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

Red Leaves (1991)
0200/2000/str
duration: 12'
Novello score cat no 890175
Commissioned by the European Community Chamber Orchestra with funds from the Arts Council and the 1991 Istanbul Festival
First performance 1991
European Community Chamber Orchestra/Eivind Aadland
Istanbul
Recording: Cala The Edge CACD77005; Signum SIGCD053

Wind, Sand and Stars (1992)
solo S (=treble) + SA chorus + 2222/4321/timp.3perc/pno/str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS)
First performance 18 July 1992
IAPS Orchestra/John Lubbock
Barbican Hall, London

Symphony No 4 'Of Time and the River' (1993-4)
3(1pic).3(1ca).3(1bcl).+asax.2(1cbn)/432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/pf(cel)/str
duration: 30'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC as part of an exchange scheme with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
First performance 1995
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Vernon Handley
Melbourne Concert Hall, Australia
first British performance 17 May 1995
BBC Symphony Orchestra/David Atherton
Royal Festival Hall, London
Recording: Hyperion CDA 67089

Fizzgig (1994)
2(1pic).32(bcl).2(cbn)./432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/pf/str
duration: 1'
Published: Novello
First performance 1 October 1994
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Six-Minute Symphony (1997)
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
First performance 1997
Guildhall String Ensemble
Wigmore Hall, London
Written for the Guildhall String Ensemble in celebration of their 15th anniversary
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7133

Pilgrim for double string orchestra (1998)
double str orch
duration: 18'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Brunel Ensemble
First performance 1999
Brunel Ensemble / Christopher Austin
St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7179
see also under STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

Symphony 'Edward II' (1998)
3(1 pic).3(1 ca).2+bcl.2+cbn/432+btbn.1/timp.perc./cel/pno/hp/elgtr/str
duration: 35'
Published: Novello
First performance 2001
Taken from the full-length ballet 'Edward II' (see THEATRICAL)

Arthur Pendragon: Ballet Suite No 1 (2000)
2(1pic).2.2.+asax.2/433+btbn.1/timp.2perc./hp/pf/str
duration: 25'
Published: Novello
First performance 2000
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Christopher Austin
Italian Cultural Institute, Budapest
Taken from the full-length ballet 'Arthur, Part I : Arthur Pendragon' (see THEATRICAL)
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7179

The Golden Valley (2000)
2+pic.2.2+bcl.2/432+btrb.1/timp.2perc./hp(or pf)/str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Merseyside Youth Orchestra for their 50th Anniversary
First performance 17 February 2001
Merseyside Youth Orchestra / Clark Rundell
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Shepherd's Dream (Prelude to Part 2 of Handel's 'Messiah') (2002)
2ob.bsn./2tpts./str.
duration: 2'
Published: Novello
First performance August 2002
Presteigne Festival

Variations on Down Ampney: Theme and Variation 1 (2004)
2-2-2-2; 4-3-3-1; timpani; 2 percussion; harp; strings
duration: 5'
Maecenas Contemporary Music/Novello
First performance August 2004
Philharmonia Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins
Gloucester Cathedral: Three Choirs Festival
[collaborative work with Saxton, J F Brown, D Matthews, Bingham. Duration of complete work: 19']

Symphony on a Pavane (Symphony No 6) (2006)
2(pic).1+bassob.2.2/4221/perc/cel/str
duration: 21'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
First performance 10 January 2007
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Steven Sloane
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Symphony [No 7] Labyrinth (2007)
3(3=pic).2+ca.2+bcl.asx.3/4331/timp.3perc/hp.pf(cel)/str
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
First performance 14 September 2007
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Three Portraits from 'Arthur' (2010)
2+pic.2.3(ca).2+bcl.asx.2+cbn/4.3.2+btbn.1/timp.perc/hp.cel[pno]/str
duration: 21'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Maidstone Symphony Orchestra
First performance 26 March 2011
Maidstone Symphony Orchestra/Brian Wright
Mote Hall, Maidstone
Taken from the full-length ballets 'Arthur: Part 1' and 'Arthur: Part 2'

A Sounding Chord (2011)
2222/422+btbn.1/timp.2 perc/hp/str
duration: 3'
Published: Novello
Commissioned Novello & Company, Limited
First performance 20th September 2011
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by David Hill
Royal Festival Hall, London
Commissioned for the Bicentennial Concert of Novello and Company


WIND & BRASS ENSEMBLE

Symphony for Ten Wind Instruments (1964)
2222/2000
duration: 18'
Novello score cat no 120628
Set of parts 120628-01
Commissioned by the Portia Ensemble
First performance December 1964
Portia Ensemble/John McCabe
Wigmore Hall, London

Rounds for Brass Quintet (1968)
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
First performance 1968
Recording: Beaux Arts Quintet BBQ-003
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Concerto for Piano and Wind Quintet (1969)
duration: 20'
Novello score and parts: 120421
First performance 1970
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Canzona for Wind and Percussion (1970)
1121/1210/timp.2perc/pf
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 120434
set of parts 120434-01
Commissioned by the Farnham Festival
First performance May 1971
Frensham Heights School Orchestra/Bryan Northcott

Sam (1973)
TV theme music. Version for brass band 1975
duration: 4'
Novello score cat no 989173
set of parts 989173-01
Arranged by John Golland from theme music for a Granada TV series first shown in 1973
see also ORCHESTRAL version and TELEVISION

Images (1978)
Version for wind band
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
First performance 14 May 1978
University of Redlands, California
first UK performance 11 February 1981
Huddersfield Polytechnic Wind Band/David James
Huddersfield Polytechnic

Images (1978)
brass band
duration: 14'
Novello score cat no 090562
set of parts 090562-01
First performance 1978
Besses o'th'Barn/Ifor James
Goldsmiths Hall, London
Recording: Stanshawe STA 004CD
Doyen DOY CD 030

Desert I : Lizard (1981)
fl.ob.cl.bn.perc.
duration: 10'
Published: Novello
First performance 1983
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Desert II : Horizon (1981)
10 brass instruments: pictpt.2tpt(C).flg.hn.4tbn.tba
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Harrogate International Festival with funds from Yorkshire Arts
First performance 1981
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Ripon Cathedral
brass band version (1987) also available
first performance of this version 8 October 1988
Royal Albert Hall, London
Recording: Polyphonic QPRL039D (brass band)
Doyen DOY CD 030 (brass band)

Rainforest I (1984)
10 players: fl.cl.glock/pf.3vn.va.2vc. (as string quartet and piano trio)
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York
First performance 30 November 1984
Alice Tully Hall, New York

Cloudcatcher Fells (1985)
brass band
duration: 17'
Novello score cat no 120608
short score 120608-02, set of parts 120608-01
Commissioned by Boosey and Hawkes Band Festivals,
with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain
as the test piece for the 1985 finals of the National Brass Band Championships
First performance 1985
Royal Albert Hall, London
Recording: Chandos CHAN 8483; Chandos CHAN 4509; Chandos ANNI 0030
Heavyweight HR005/D
Doyen DOY CD 008
Brass Band Bienne GMS 8905
Doyen DOY CD 030

Cloudcatcher Fells (1985)
Version for Wind Band, arr. Ruth E. deSarno
wind band
duration: 17'
Novello score and parts: 090647
First performance 1985

Centennial Fanfare (1987)
brass ensemble
duration: 1'
Published: Novello
First performance 9 March 1987
Musicians from the London College of Music/James Stobart
Barbican Hall, London
Written for the Centenary Concert of the London College of Music

Rainforest III : Dandenongs (1991)
2ob.cl(A).cl(Bb).cl(Eb).2bthn.4hn.2bn.cbn(=db)
duration: 16'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Norfolk and Norwich Festival with financial assistance from Eastern Arts
First performance 11 October 1991
London Winds, directed by Michael Collins
St Andrew's Hall, Norwich

Canyons (1991)
wind band
duration: 16'
Novello score and parts: 090607
Commissioned by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with funds from Greater London Arts
First performance 9 July 1991
Guildhall Symphonic Wind Ensemble/Peter Gane
Barbican, London

Canyons (1991) (1991)
Wind Band
duration: 16'
Novello score cat no NOV090607
NOV090607-01
Commissioned Commissioned by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
First performance 9th July 1991
Symphonic Wind Ensemble of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama / Peter Gane, conductor
Barbican, London
Recording: Polyphonic QPRM 127 D
Chandos CHAN 10409

Harbour With Ships 'Five Impressions' (1991)
brass quintet
duration: 19'
Published: Novello
First performance 1992
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Postcards (1991)
wind quintet
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
First performance 1991
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Northern Lights (1992)
brass band
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Britannia Building Society Band and the Royal Northern College of Music
First performance 1993
Royal Northern College of Music/Howard Snell
Manchester
Recording: Doyen DOY CD 030

Salamander (1994)
brass band
duration: 12'
Novello score and parts: 120768
Commissioned by Michael Webber for English Heritage to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission
First performance 1994
Grimethorpe Colliery and Travel Yorkshire Imperial Bands/Geoffrey Brand
Kenwood Lakeside, London
Recording: Doyen DOY CD 030
Doyen DOY CD 062
Chandos CHAN 4549

The Maunsell Forts (2001/02)
brass band
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC as a test piece for the 2002 Open Brass Band Championships
First performance September 2002

Hawk in Winter Light (2004-05)
Brass Quintet
duration: 11'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the KlaraFestival of Flanders
First performance 20 Setpember 2005
Fine Arts Brass
Belgium


WIND & BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Three Pieces for Clarinet and Piano (1964)
duration: 10'
i) Nocturne
ii) Improvisation
iii) Fantasy
Novello score and parts: 120135
First performance 1964
Keith Puddy, clarinet and Vivian Troon, piano
Cheltenham Festival
Recording: Herald HAVPCD 152
Veloce Classics VELCD9503
Linn Records CKD 331

Movements for Clarinet, Violin and Cello (1964 rev. 1966)
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 120304
set of parts: 120304-01
First performance 1964
Gabrieli Ensemble
London

Bagatelles for Two Clarinets (1965)
duration: 8'
Novello score cat no 120136
Recording: Albany TROY 1211

Fantasy for Brass Quartet (1966)
duration: 10'
Published: Novello
First performance 1966
Hallé Brass Consort
Salford University

Dance-Movements for Horn, Violin and Piano (1967)
duration: 20'
Novello score and parts: 120364
First performance 1967
Ifor James Horn Trio
London

Oboe Quartet (1968)
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 090100
set of parts: 090100-01
Commissioned by University College, Cardiff
First performance 11 February 1969
Philip Jones, oboe with the University Ensemble

Rounds for Brass Quintet (1968)
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 090102
set of parts: 090102-01
Commissioned by the Hallé Brass Consort
First performance 1968
Hallé Brass Consort
Salford University
Recording: Beaux Arts Quintet BBQ-003

Concerto for Piano and Wind Quintet (1969)
1111/1000/pf
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Birmingham Chamber Concerts Society
First performance 1970
John McCabe, piano with the Venturi Ensemble
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125

Sonata for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (1969)
duration: 13'
Novello score and parts: 120363
Commissioned for the Macclesfield Festival
First performance 22 May 1969
DePeyer-Pleeth-Wallfisch Trio

Dance-Prelude for Oboe d'amore (or Clarinet) and Piano (1971)
oboe d'amore or clarinet in A or Bb with piano
duration: 4'
Novello score and part: 120405
First performance 1971
Jennifer Paull, oboe d'amore and John McCabe, piano
Recording: Amoris Edition AR 1003

The Goddess Trilogy (1973-75)
horn and piano
duration: 28'
i) The Castle of Arianrhod (1973)
Novello score and part cat no 120476
first performance 1973
Ifor James, horn and John McCabe, piano
Pennsylvania State University
UK première 4 March 1975 at the Bishopsgate Institute
ii) Floraison
Novello score and part cat no 120477
first performance 25 August 1975
Ifor James, horn and John McCabe, piano
Three Choirs Festival, Worcester
iii) Shape-Shifter (1975)
Novello score and part cat no 120478
as ii)
Published: Novello
May also be performed separately
Recording: [complete] Music from Northwestern Vol. 5

Dances for Trumpet and Piano (1980)
duration: 10'
i) Polish Dance
ii) Ballad
iii) PB blues
iv) Halling
v) Highland habanera
vi) Siciliano
vii) Jigaudon
Novello score and part cat no 120530
Seven pieces (Grades V-VII Associated Board) in the series edited by Richard Rodney Bennett
Recording: [3 movements] Move MCD 060

Portraits for Flute and Piano (1980)
duration: 10'
i) Gymnopédie
ii) 3s and 2s
iii) Guitar Song
iv) Blues
v) Vocalise
vi) March of the Fool
vii) Scherzo
Novello score and part cat no 120529
Seven pieces (Grade V - VII Associated Board) in the series edited by Richard Rodney Bennett

Desert I : Lizard (1981)
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and percussion (1 player)
duration: 10'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the University of Redlands, California
First UK performance 14 March 1983
Endymion Ensemble
The Place, London

Desert IV : Vista (1983)
solo recorder
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
First performance 6 May 1983
John B Turner
All Saints Church, Altrincham

Rainforest II (1987)
trumpet and 11 strings [3.3.2.2.1]
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
First performance 1987
see under STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

January Sonatina (1990)
solo clarinet
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Phillip Rehfeldt
First performance 13 February 1991
Redlands, California

Harbour With Ships 'Five Impressions' (1991)
brass quintet
duration: 19'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the City of Salford for the Phoenix Brass Quintet
First performance 16 February 1992
Phoenix Brass Quintet
Peel Hall, Salford University

Postcards (1991)
wind quintet
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Vega Wind Quintet with financial assistance from Yorkshire Arts
First performance 1991
Vega Wind Quintet
St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield, as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125

...not quite a tAnGo (1994)
treble recorder and piano
duration: 1'
Published: Novello
First performance 24 November 1994
John Turner, recorder and Peter Lawson, piano
Huddersfield Festival

Fauvel's Rondeaux (1996)
clarinet (or clarinet doubling bass clarinet), violin and piano
duration: 18'
Novello score and parts: 120865
Commissioned by The Verdehr Trio and Michigan State University
First performance 1997
Verdehr Trio
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125

Domestic Life (2000)
Written for Margaret Turner on her 60th birthday
treble recorder and piano
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
First performance 13 July 2001
John Turner, recorder, pianist tba
Pump Room, Leamington Spa (Warwick Festival)

Hawk in Winter Light (2004-05)
Brass Quintet
duration: 11'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the KlaraFestival of Flanders
First performance 20 September 2005
Fine Arts Brass
Belgium
Recording: Lir Classics LIR015

Wedding Fanfare (2005)
2 melody instruments
duration: 0'34"'
Published: Novello
First performance 2005

March Sonatina (2007)
Solo flute
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the 25th Presteigne Festivalof Music and the Arts
First performance 28 August 2007
Kathryn Thomas
St Mary's, Kinnerton

Erinnerung (2008)
2 oboes + cor anglais
duration: 3.5'
Published: Novello
Commissioned with the aid of funds provided by the RVW Trust for the Evelyn Barbirolli Memorial Concert
First performance 6 June 2009
Francis/McKenna/Simpson
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Clarinet Quintet La Donna (2010-11)
Clarinet and String Quartet
duration: 16'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Linda Merrick and the Kreutzer String Quartet
First performance 15 June 2011
Linda Merrick (clarinet), the Kreutzer String Quartet
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Horn Quintet (2010-11)
Horn and String Quartet
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Rodewald Concerts Society, Liverpool
First performance 12 October 2011
David Pyatt (horn) and the Sacconi String Quartet
Liverpool


STRING CHAMBER MUSIC

Partita for String Quartet (1960)
duration: 21'
Novello study score cat no 120163, set of parts 120163-01
First performance 1960
Royal Manchester College of Music String Quartet
Manchester

Musica Notturna for Violin, Viola and Piano (1964)
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no: 19872, string parts 19872a
First performance 1964
Martin Milner, violin, Ludmila Navratil, viola and John McCabe, piano
Manchester
A version for violin, cello and piano was made for the Australian Piano Trio in 1980.
The cello part is available on hire from Novello
Recording: Dutton Epoch CDLX 7125

String Trio (1965)
duration: 21'
Novello study score cat no 120317, set of parts 120317-01
First performance 1966
Mannheim
Written for Alan Rawsthorne's 60th birthday
Recording: Campion CAMEO 2027

Partita for Solo Cello (1966)
duration: 12'
Novello score cat no 120088
First performance 1966
Christopher Gough
London
Recording: Lyrita SRCD 304

Nocturnal for Piano Quintet (1966)
duration: 13'
Novello score and parts: 120217
Commissioned by the Park Lane Group
First performance 1970
Lancaster Ensemble
Lancaster University

Dance-Movements for Horn, Violin and Piano (1967)
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
see under WIND AND BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC

Canto for guitar (1968)
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 120334 (U)
Commissioned by the 1968 Cardiff Festival
First performance 1968
William Gomez
Cardiff Castle

String Quartet No 2 (1972)
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 120432
set of parts 120432-01
Commissioned for the Macclesfield Festival
First performance 1972
Delme Quartet
Recording: Campion CAMEO 2027

Maze Dances for Solo Violin (1973)
duration: 14'
Novello score cat no 120462
First performance 1974
Michael Davis
Wigmore Hall, London
Recording: Metier MSV CD92029

Mary, Queen of Scots: Two Dances (1977)
hp/str
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
see complete ballet under THEATRICAL

Star-Preludes (1978)
violin and piano
duration: 15'
Novello score and part cat no 120535
First performance 1978
Erich Gruenberg, violin and John McCabe, piano
University of California, Los Angeles
First UK performance 17 January 1979
Wigmore Hall, London
Recording: Metier MSV CD92029

String Quartet No 3 (1979)
duration: 28'
Novello score cat no 120559
set of parts 120559-01
Commissioned by the Fishguard Festival with funds from the Welsh Arts Council
First performance 1979
Gabrieli String Quartet
St. Peter's Church, Goodwick
Recording: Hyperion CDA67078

Desert III : Landscape (1982)
violin, cello and piano
duration: 22'
Novello score and parts: 120599
First performance 17 June 1982
New England Ensemble
University of Armidale, New South Wales

String Quartet No 4 (1982)
duration: 20'
Novello score cat no: 890194, set of parts 120834
Commissioned by the Delme String Quartet with funds from the Arts Council
First performance 1982
Delme String Quartet
Wigmore Hall, London
Recording: Hyperion CDA67078

Pueblo for solo double bass (1986)
double bass
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no NOV955163
Commissioned Commissioned by Leon Bosch
Recording: Meridian CDE 84550

Concertante Variations on a Theme of Nicholas Maw version for 11 solo strings (1987)
11 solo strings [3.3.2.2.1]
duration: 18'
Published: Novello
First performance 7 February 1989
Guildhall String Ensemble
Guildhall, Southampton
see also original version for string orchestra under ORCHESTRAL

Rainforest II (1987)
solo trumpet and 11 strings (3.3.2.2.1)
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
Commissioned for the 1987 Harrogate International Festival with funds from the Yorkshire Arts Association
First performance 1987
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet with the Guildhall String Ensemble
Ripon Cathedral

Caravan (1988)
string quartet
duration: 8'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the University of Essex for the Gabrieli String Quartet
First performance 1988
Gabrieli String Quartet
University of Essex, Colchester
see also ORCHESTRAL

Sam Variations (1989)
violin, viola, cello, doublebass and piano
duration: 13'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Schubert Ensemble of London with financial assistance from the Holst Foundation
First performance 15 June 1989
Schubert Ensemble

String Quartet No 5 (1989)
duration: 19'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Fishguard Festival with funds from the Welsh Arts Council
First performance 1989
Gabrieli Quartet
Fishguard Festival
Recording: Hyperion CDA67078

February Sonatina (1990)
solo viola
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 360014
Commissioned by the Mananan Festival Trust with the aid of funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain as the test piece for the 1991 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition
First performance 1991

Pilgrim for String Sextet (1996)
2 violins, 2 violas, 2 celli
duration: 18'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Luton Music Club with funds provided by the Eastern Arts Board and the Bedfordshire County Council
First performance 10 February 1997
Raphael Ensemble
St George's Theatre, Luton

Six-Minute Symphony (1997)
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
see under ORCHESTRAL

Sonata for Cello and Piano (1999)
cello and piano
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival
First performance 30 August 1999
Alice Neary, cello and Gretel Dowdeswell, piano
St. Andrew's Church, Presteigne

The Woman by the Sea (2001)
piano quintet (piano + string quartet)
duration: 16'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Peter Mallett
First performance 12 September 2001
Yoshiko Endo, piano / Rubio String Quartet
Wigmore Hall, London
Dedicated to the cause of cancer research and in memory of Alison and Geoffrey Mallett

Spielend (2003)
two violins
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
First performance May 2004
Philippa Mo, Peter Sheppard Skaerved
Leighton House, London

Silver Nocturnes String Quartet No 6 (2011)
bar + string quartet
duration: 17'
More are men's ends mark'd (Shakespeare)
Set me whereas the sun (Henry Howard)
The lowest Trees have tops (Edward Dyer)
Interlude (string quartet)
My true love hath my heart (Philip Sidney)
The setting sun (Shakespeare)
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Jo Boosey in memory of her husband Simon
First performance 17 March 2012
Marcus Farnsworth (baritone)/Alberni String Quartet
St Mary's Church, Pembridge, Herefordshire

String Quartet No 7 Summer eves (2012)
string quartet
duration: 21'
Allegro sanguino
Scherzo: Giocoso
Perpetuum Mobile: Wild und rasch
Adagio
Finale: Allegro moderato e flessibile
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts, with funds provided by the Arts Council of Wales
First performance 24 August 2012
Carducci String Quartet
St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys


ORGAN

Fantasia (1959)
duration: 11'
Manuscript only
Commissioned by Brian Fawcett
First performance 1959 or 1960
Brian Fawcett
Leeds

Sinfonia for Organ (1961)
duration: 17'
Novello score cat no 620024
First performance 1961
Gordon Thorne
Leeds

Dies Resurrectionis (1963)
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 010213
Commissioned for the new Manchester University organ
First performance 1963
Gordon Thorne
Manchester
Recording: Delphian DCD34100

Nocturne (1964)
duration: 5'
Published: Oxford University Press
Commissioned by Oxford University Press for 'Modern Organ Music, Book I' (OUP, 1965)
First performance 1965

Johannis-Partita (1964)
duration: 12'
Novello score cat no 620029 (U)
Commissioned for the Pershore Organ Festival
First performance 1965
Rodney Baldwyn
Pershore

Le Poisson Magique Meditation after Paul Klee (1964)
duration: 6'
Available from Composer
First performance 15 February 1965
Brian Runnett
Bradford
Written for Brian Runnett

Prelude for Organ (1964)
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
Originally published in 'Music Before Service' series (Novello)

Elegy for Organ (1965)
duration: 5'
Novello score cat no 620029 (U)
Commissioned by Bryan Hesford
First performance 1965

Pastorale Sostenuto (1965)
duration: 3'
Published: Oxford University Press
Commissioned by Oxford University Press for 'Easy Modern Organ Music' (OUP, 1967)

Carol-Preludes (2008)
Organ
duration: 14'
Weihnachtslied (Es kam ein Engel)
Christmas Eve
On Christmas Day in the Morning
Angels from the Realms of Glory
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Es sungen drei Engel
Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist
Published: Novello
First performance 17 February 2009
Kevin Bowyer
Glasgow University

Esperanza (2010)
Organ
duration: 8'
Published: Novello
Commissioned for the 2011 International Organ Festival at St Albans as the test piece for their Competition
First performance June 2011
St Albans Abbey


PIANO

Three Impromptus for Piano (1959)
solo piano
duration: 3'
Available from the composer (formerly published by Oxford University Press)
First performance 1960
John McCabe
Royal Manchester College of Music

Variations for Piano (1963)
solo piano
duration: 10'
Novello score cat no 100094
First performance 1963
John McCabe
Newcastle
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD
Metier MSV CD 92071

Five Bagatelles for Piano (1964)
solo piano
duration: 5'
Novello score cat no 262698
First performance 1966
John McCabe
London
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD
Pye GSGC14114 [LP]
PRT GSGC 2069 [LP]

Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt (1967)
solo piano
duration: 10'
Novello score cat no 100176
First performance 1967
John McCabe
Cheltenham Festival
Recording: Metier MSV CD92004
RCA RL 25076 [LP]

Intermezzi for Piano (1968)
solo piano
duration: 8'
Novello score cat no 120362
Commissioned by the Shrewsbury Schools Music Festival
First performance 1968
David Wilde
Recording: Metier MSV CD92071

The Greensleeves Ground (1969)
harpsichord
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Igor Kipnis

Capriccio (Study No 1) (1969)
solo piano
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 100187
First performance 1969
John McCabe
Dublin Festival
Recording: Metier MSV CD92071
RCA RL 25076 [LP]

Sostenuto (Study No 2) (1969)
solo piano
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 120365
First performance 1969
John McCabe
Bath Festival
Recording: Metier MSV CD92071
RCA RL 25076 [LP]

Basse Danse (1970)
two pianos
duration: 12'
Novello score cat no 100206
Commissioned by the University College Cardiff
First performance 1971
John McCabe and Ian Bruce
Recording: Dutton Digital CDSA6881
Quartz QTZ 2088
see also ORCHESTRAL version

Gaudí (Study No 3) (1970)
solo piano
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 100199
Commissioned by the Cardiff Festival
First performance 1970
Valerie Tryon
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD
Quartz QTZ 2088
RCA RL 25076 [LP]

Aubade (Study No 4) (1970)
solo piano
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 100192
First performance 1970
John McCabe
Harrogate Festival
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD
Metier MSV CD92071
RCA RL 25076 [LP]

Couples: theme music (1975)
solo piano
duration: 2'
Novello score cat no 100224
see under TELEVISION

Paraphrase on 'Mary, Queen of Scots' (Study No 5) (1979)
solo piano
duration: 9'
Novello score cat no 100255
Commissioned by the Kelso Music Society with funds from the Scottish Arts Council
First performance 11 January 1980
John McCabe
Kelso

Mosaic (Study No 6) (1980)
solo piano
duration: 14'
Novello score cat no 100268
Commissioned by the Welsh Arts Council
First performance 1980
John McCabe
St. Asaph's Cathedral, Wales
first London performance 25 October 1980
St. John's Smith Square
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD

Afternoons and Afterwards (1981)
solo piano
duration: 10'
i) Swans at Stratford
ii) On the beach
iii) Champagne Waltz
iv) Sports car
v) A game of darts
vi) Forlane
vii) The Artful Dodger
Novello score cat no 100246
Seven pieces (Grades V and VI Associated Board) in the series edited by Richard Rodney Bennett
Recording: CN-127

Lamentation Rag (1982)
solo piano
duration: 2'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Haydn
First performance 3 March 1982
John McCabe

Haydn Variations (1983)
solo piano
duration: 26'
Novello score cat no 100296
Commissioned by the City Music Society, London
First performance 1983
Philip Fowke
Goldsmith's Hall, London
Recording: British Music Society BMS424CD

I Have A Bonnet Trimmed With Blue (1992)
piano duet
duration: 2'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Luton Music Club
First performance 1992

Tenebrae (1993)
solo piano
duration: 20'
Novello score cat no 100350
First performance 1994
Barry Douglas
Harrogate Festival
Funding provided by Chandos Memorial Trust
Recording: Metier MSV CD92071
Toccata Classics TOCC 0139

Two Scenes from 'Edward II' (1995)
2 pianos
duration: 11'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Port Fairy Festival, Australia
First performance 1995
John McCabe and Len Vorster, pianos
Port Fairy Festival
Recording: Quartz QTZ 2088

Evening Harmonies (Hommage à Dukas) (Study No 7) (2000)
solo piano
duration: 8'
Novello [after September 2002 for general use]
Commissioned by the Scottish International Piano Competition as the test piece for their 2002 Competition
First performance 2002
Scottish International Piano Competition, Glasgow
Recording: Classical Recording Company CRC1115-2
Metier MSV CD92071

Scrunch (Omaggio a Domenico Scarlatti) (Study No 8) (2001)
solo piano
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
First performance 2002
Tamami Honma
Recording: Metier MSV CD92071

Snowfall in Winter (Hommage à Debussy) (Study No 9) (2003)
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
First performance 2003
Tamami Honma
St John's, Smith Square, London

Tunstall Chimes (Hommage à Ravel) (Study No 10) (2004)
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
First performance 2004
Tau Wey / Benjamin Powell / Dominic John / Daniel Browell
Trinity College of Music, London: British Music Society Piano Awards Competition
Recording: British Music Society BMS ENV037, 038, 039, 040

Epithalamium (Homage to Mussorgsky) (Study No 11) (2006)
Piano solo
duration: 12'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by John Sell
First performance 8 July 2007
Malcolm Binns
Wigmore Hall, London

Upon Entering a Painting (2009)
Piano Duet (4 hands)
duration: 17 mins.'
Published: Novello
Commissioned Commissioned by Piano 4 Hands (Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa) with funding from the Britten-Pears Foundation and the RVW Trust
First performance 29th March 2009
Piano 4 Hands (Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa)
Wigmore Hall, London
Recording: Quartz QTZ 2088

Sonata (Homage to Tippett) (Study No 12) (2009)
Piano solo
duration: 12'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC Henry Wood Promenade Concerts for their New Generation Artists series
First performance 31 August 2009
Ashley Wass
Cadogan Hall, London
Recording: Quartz QTZ 2088

Berceuse Study No 13 (2011)
pno solo
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Birmingham Chamber Music Society for their Diamond Jubilee Season 2011/12
First performance 18 February 2012
John McCabe (piano)
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire


VOCAL SOLO

Fünf Gedichte (1963)
Text: Gryphius, Mörike, and Eichendorff
mezzo-soprano and piano
duration: 12'
Material available from Composer
First performance 1964
Meriel Dickinson, mezzo-soprano, and Susan Bradshaw, piano
(Originally a set of six - a second Eichendorff setting was afterwards deleted)

Three Folk Songs (1963)
high voice, clarinet (optional) and piano
duration: 8'
i) Johnny has gone for a soldier
ii) Hush-a-ba birdie, croon, croon
iii) John Peel
Novello score and parts: 360005
First performance 1963
Catriona Gordon, voice; Keith Puddy, clarinet; John McCabe, piano
Scotland
Recording: cordAria CACD 561
Campion CAMEO 2021
see also Five Folk Songs 1976

Rain Songs (1966)
Text: Mo-ch'i Yung, Lu Yu and The Book of Songs, translated by Robert Kotewall and Norman Smith
soprano, countertenor (or alto), cello and harpsichord
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Lydian Consort

Notturni ed Alba (1970)
song cycle for soprano and orchestra
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
First performance 1970
see under SOLO WITH ORCHESTRA

Requiem Sequence (1971)
soprano and piano
duration: 13'
Novello score cat no 170345
First performance 7 February 1979
Jane Manning, soprano and Richard Rodney Bennett, piano
Wigmore Hall, London

Time Remembered (1973)
Text: Sir Walter Raleigh, Lionel Johnson, Venantius Fortunatus (translated by Waddell), Lord Herbert of Cherbury and Thomas More
S + fl.cl.hn.tpt.pf.vn.vc
duration: 25'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Malvern Concert Club
First performance 4 October 1973
Felicity Palmer, soprano with the Nash Ensemble, conducted by John McCabe
Malvern

Das Letzte Gerichte (1973)
Text: Andreas Gryphius
voice, guitar and percussion
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
First performance 1978
Claudia Brodzinska-Behrend, Siegfried Behrend and Siegfried Fink
Nurnberg, Germany

Five Folk Songs (1976)
high voice, horn and piano
duration: 13'
i) The Water of Tyne
ii) Weaving song
iii) Johnny has gone for a soldier
iv) Hush-a-ba birdie, croon, croon
v) John Peel
Published: Novello
First performance 1979
ISM Centre, Derby
see also Three Folk Songs (1963)

Les Soirs Bleus (1979)
Text: Arthur Rimbaud
soprano, recorders (1 player), cello and harpsichord
duration: 3'
Published: Novello
First performance 15 September 1980
Legrand Ensemble
Petworth House, Sussex

Weaving Song (1986)
Arrangement of Scottish folk song
high voice and piano duet
duration: 2'
Published: Novello

Two Latin Elegies (1991)
countertenor, treble/tenor recorder, cello and harpsichord
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Evans Arts Trust
First performance 1991
James Bowman and ensemble
Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Cheshire
Recording: Guild GMCD 7348

Irish Songbook Part I (1993-4)
mezzo-soprano and piano
duration: 25'
1 The Nameless Doon (William Larminie)
2 In Ruin Reconciled (Aubrey de Vere)
3 Lullaby (W.B. Yeats)
4 The Mother (Padraic Pearse)
5 A White Rose (John Boyle O'Reilly)
6 A Question (John M. Synge)
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Claire-Louise Lucas and Jonathan Darnborough with the aid of funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain
First performance 5 May 1994
Claire-Louise Lucas, mezzo and Jonathan Darnborough, piano
Cambridge

2 Gladestry Quatrains (2003)
Text: Jo Shapcott
Soprano and piano
duration: 3'
Gwaithla Brook
Cefn Hir
Published: Novello
First performance 2003
Gillian Keith, Simon Lepper
Presteigne Festival
Recording: Metronome CD 1065

Gladestry Quatrains (2003-05)
Text: Jo Shapcott
Soprano and piano
duration: 20'
Hanter Hill
Dolyhir
Gwaithla Brook
Gwaithla Road
Hergest
Song in the Shed
Radnorshire
Burl Hill / Newchurch
Glascwm
Huntington Castle
Cefn Hir
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts
First performance 29 August 2005
Rachel Nicholls and Paul Plummer
St Andrew's, Presteigne
Recording: Gwaithla Brook; Cefn hir: Metronome CD 1065

Heloise to Abelard (2005)
Text: John McCabe
Mezzo-soprano and piano
duration: 15'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Kathryn Whitney
First performance 18 June 2005
Kathryn Whitney and Michael Brownlee-Walker
Holywell Music Room, Oxford

A Cat (2008)
Text: Edward Thomas
Mezzo-soprano and guitar
duration: 3'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by NMC
First performance 3 April 2009
Lore Lixenberg and Antonis Hatzinikolaou
King's Place, London
Commissioned for The NMC Songbook to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of NMC Records
Recording: NMC D150

Silver Nocturnes String Quartet No 6 (2011)
baritone solo + string quartet
duration: 17'
More are men's ends mark'd (Shakespeare)
Set me whereas the sun (Henry Howard)
The lowest Trees have tops (Edward Dyer)
Interlude (string quartet)
My true love hath my heart (Philip Sidney)
The setting sun (Shakespeare)
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Jo Boosey in memory of her husband Simon
First performance 17 March 2012
Marcus Farnsworth (baritone)/Alberni String Quartet
St Mary's Church, Pembridge, Herefordshire


CHORUS WITH ORCHESTRA

Coventry Carol (1960)
Text: anonymous 15th century
carol for S solo, SATB and organ (optional)
duration: 4'
Published by Oxford University Press (hire only)
see also CHORUS ACCOMPANIED

Great Lord of Lords (1966)
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
see CHORUS ACCOMPANIED

Voyage (1972)
cantata
Text: Monica Smith
soli S.Ms.Ct.Bar.B. /chorus + 3(1pic).3(1ca).33/442+btbn.1/timp.3perc/cel/org/hp.str
duration: 42'
Published: Novello
Commissioned for the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester
First performance 30 August 1972
Jane Manning, soprano; Meriel Dickinson, mezzo; Charles Brett, countertenor; Brian Rayner Cook, baritone; Brian Kay, bass; the Festival Choirs and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Robinson
Worcester Cathedral

Stabat Mater (1976)
solo S/mixed chorus + 2222/2200/timp.perc/str
duration: 15'
Novello vocal score cat no 072317 (U)
Commissioned by the Northampton Philharmonic Choir
First performance 28 October 1976
Felicity Lott, soprano with the Midland Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Graham Mayo
St. Matthew's Church, Northampton

Reflections of a Summer Night (1977)
Text: Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Hilda Doolittle, H W Longfellow, Walter de la Mare and John Keats
mixed chorus + 11(1pic).01/1000/2perc/hpd/str
duration: 15'
Novello vocal score cat no 070454
Commissioned by Fishguard Festival with funds from the Welsh Arts Council
First performance 26 July 1978
John Davies Singers and Orchestra, conducted by John Davies

Music's Empire (1981)
Text: Andrew Marvell
Soli 4S.4A.4T.4B (=Soli SATB/mixed chorus)(=mixed chorus) + 2222/3221/timp.2perc/hp/str
duration: 12'
Novello vocal score cat no 070451
Commissioned for the centenary in 1982 of the Incorporated Society of Musicians
First performance 1982
16 'ISM Young Artists' with the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by James Loughran
Royal Festival Hall

Wind, Sand and Stars (1992)
Soli S(=treble)/S A chorus + 2222/4321/timp.3perc/pf//str
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
First performance 1992
see under ORCHESTRAL

Songs of the Garden (2003)
Text: Clare, Herrick, Anon. (c. 1500), Skelton, Hardy, Whitman, Blake
SATB Soloists, SATB choir, brass quintet (2-1-1-1), organ
duration: 28'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the John Armitage Memorial Trust
First performance 18 March 2004
Soloists / Selwyn College Choir, Cambridge / Onyx Brass / Sarah MacDonald
St Bride's, Fleet Street, London
see also CHORUS UNACCOMPANIED (The Lily-white Rose)

Songs of the Garden (2008-09)
Text: Clare, Herrick, Anon. (c. 1500), Skelton, Hardy, Whitman, Blake
SATB Solists, SATB Chorus, and
2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4.3.1+btbn.1/timp.perc/str
duration: 28'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Hereford Three Choirs Festival 2009
First performance 2009
Carys Lane, Jeanette Agar, Simon Wall, Giles Underwood / Festival Chorus / New Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington
Hereford Cathedral
see also CHORUS UNACCOMPANIED (The Lily-white Rose)


CHORUS ACCOMPANIED

Coventry Carol (1960)
Text: anonymous 15th century
carol for S solo, SATB and organ (optional)
duration: 4'
Published by Oxford University Press, 1965
Reprinted by permission in 'English Sacred Music of the Twentieth Century 1'
(Novello cat no 078529)
First performance 1961
Liverpool Institute High School
Recording: Decca 425 515-2
see also CHORUS WITH ORCHESTRA

Canticles for Salisbury (1966)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
SATB choir and organ
duration: 10'
Novello score cat no 290385
Commissioned for the Southern Cathedrals Festival 1967
First performance 1967

Great Lord of Lords (1966)
Text: Anon
anthem for SATB chorus and organ (=SATB chorus + hn.2tpt.tbn.tba./timp/organ)
duration: 6'
Novello score cat no 290386
Reprinted in 'English Sacred Music of the Twentieth Century 1'
(Novello cat no 078529)
Commissioned by the Holy Trinity Church, Southport
First performance 1967
Recording: WFC Live! 57506; Naxos 8.573053

Aspects of Whiteness (1967 rev. 1969)
Text: Herman Melville
SATB choir and piano
duration: 20'
Published: Novello
First performance 21 June 1967
London

The Morning Watch (1968)
Text: Henry Vaughan
SATB choir and organ
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
Recording: Naxos 8.573053

Behold a Silly Tender Babe (1975)
Text: Robert Southwell
SATB choir and organ
duration: 7'
Novello score cat no 290361
Commissioned by Trinity Parish Church, Southport, Connecticut, for its 250th anniversary
First performance 1975

A Lute-book Lullaby (1977)
carol
Text: W Ballett
SSA choir and flute
duration: 4'
Novello score cat no 290457 (U)
First performance 1977
Written for Wendy Edwardes and the choir of Alice Ottley School, Worcester

The Evening Watch (2003)
Text: Henry Vaughan
SATB and organ
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
First performance 2003
Choirs of St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral / John Scott
London, St Paul's Cathedral: St Cecilia's Day Service
Recording: Naxos 8.573053

The last and greatest Herald (2008)
Text: William Drummond
SATB choir and organ
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by St John's College, Cambridge
First performance 29 November 2008
The combined Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
St John's College, Cambridge
Recording: Naxos 8.573053


CHORUS UNACCOMPANIED

Mary laid her Child (1964)
carol for SATB choir
Text: Norman Nicholson
duration: 4'
Novello score cat no 401470 (U)
Reprinted in 'The New Novello Anthem Book'
Novello cat no 032106
Recording: Naxos 8.573053

A Hymne to God the Father (1966)
Text: John Donne
anthem for SATB choir
duration: 5'
Novello score cat no 290387 (U)
Commissioned by St Matthew's Church, Northampton
First performance 1967
Recording: Naxos 8.573053

To Us in Bethlem City (1969)
Text: Cölner Psalter of 1638 (translated by Percy Dearmer)
carol for SATB choir
duration: 4'
Novello score cat no 290388 (U)
Recording: Signum SIGCD502

Norwich Canticles (1970)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
SATB choir
duration: 10'
Novello score cat no 860031 (U)
Commissioned for the Norwich Triennial Festival in 1970
First performance 1970

Upon the High Midnight (1973)
three nativity carols
Text: Anon
SATB soli and chorus
duration: 8'
i) A little child there is y-born
SATB soli and SATB chorus
ii) Dormi Jesu
soprano solo and SATB chorus
iii) In Bethlehem that fair city
SATB choir and optional organ
Novello vocal score cat no 050042
Dormi Jesu and In Bethlehem that fair city:
Reprinted in 'English Sacred Music of the Twentieth Century 1'
Novello cat no 078529
Recording: Dormi Jesu: WFC 128689; Naxos 8.573053

Mangan Triptych (1979-83)
Text: James Clarence Mangan
duration: 26'
i) Motet (1979)
SSAATTBB choir
duration 10'
Novello cat no 290460
Commissioned by Chichester Festival for George Guest and the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
first performance 11 July 1979
Chichester Cathedral
ii) Siberia (1980)
SATB choir
duration 7'
Novello cat no 160206
Commissioned by Cork International Festival
first performance 10 May 1980
William Byrd Singers of Manchester/Stephen Wilkinson
first UK performance 15 June 1980
RNCM, Manchester
iii) Visions (1983)
SSAATTBB choir
duration 9'
Novello cat no 070498
Commissioned by the Harrogate Festival
first performance 10 August 1984
Harrogate
first performance as a complete work 10 August 1984
BBC Northern Singers/Stephen Wilkinson
St Wilfred's Church, Harrogate
Published: Novello
Recording: Siberia; Visions: ASC CS CD 58; Naxos 8.573053

Scenes in America Deserta (1986)
Text: Reyner Banham
Soli 2Ct.T.2Bar.B
duration: 14'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the King's Singers
First performance 1987
first UK performance 29 January 1988
King's Singers
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Recording: Signum SIGCD090
Signum SIGCD150

Proud Songsters (1989)
Text: Thomas Hardy
SATB chorus
duration: 3'
Novello, in 'The Novello Partsong Book'
Novello score cat no 072472
First performance 1989
BBC Northern Singers
Studio 7 concert in Manchester
Written for the 70th birthday of Stephen Wilkinson
Recording: Cloister CLOCD0205; Naxos 8.573053

Amen/Alleluia (1991)
SSAATTBB
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the William Ferris Chorale for their 20th anniversary season
First performance 1992
William Ferris Chorale, conducted by William Ferris
Chicago
Recording: WFC Live! 869914; Naxos 8.573053

From 'Cartography' (2002)
Text: Jo Shapcott
Soli 2Ct. T. 2Bar. B
duration: 5'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC for the Kings Singers
First performance July 2002
Henry Wood Promenade Concerts

Cartography (2006)
Text: Jo Shapcott
AATBarBarB
duration: 9'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the BBC and the King's Singers
First performance 26 January 2007
The King's Singers
Sittingbourne Community College, Kent

Peace Carol (2006)
Text: Adapted from the Scottish Psalter by Monica and John McCabe
SATB choir
duration: 3'
Published: Novello

I sing of a maiden (2008)
Text: Anonymous 15th Century
SATB soli or semi-chorus and SATB chorus a capella
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
Commissioned for Liverpool Anglican Cathedral Choir
First performance 20 December 2008
Liverpool Cathedral Choir / David Poulter
Liverpool Cathedral
Recording: Meridian CDE 84601; Naxos 8.573053

Amen (2009)
SATB choir
duration: 0'20"'
London College of Music Preces and Responses

Woefully Arrayed (2009)
Text: Anon. (?14th century), adapted by the composer
SSSAAATTTBBB a cappella
duration: 10'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Hereford Three Choirs Festival 2009
First performance 11 August 2009
Stile Antico
St Francis Xavier Church, Hereford

The Lily-white Rose (2010)
Text: Anon. c. 1500
SATB choir a cappella
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
First performance 12 June 2010
Commotio / Matthew Berry
St Barnabas, Oxford
Taken from 'Songs of the Garden'
Recording: Naxos 8.573053

The Lily-white Rose (2010)
Text: Anon. c. 1500
AATBarBarB a cappella
duration: 4'
Published: Novello
First performance 24 September 2009
The King's Singers
Cadogan Hall, London
Taken from 'Songs of the Garden'


THEATRICAL

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1968)
children's opera in 4 acts with libretto by Gerald Larner from the book by C S Lewis
Soli S.Bar.9 children + 2121/1210/timp.3perc/org/pf/str
duration: 80'
Published: Novello
Commissioned for Manchester Cathedral Festival
First performance 29 April 1969
Chetham's Hospital School, with Caroline Crawshaw and Patrick McGuigan, conducted by Gerald Littlewood
see also ORCHESTRAL

This town's a corporation full of crooked streets (1969)
entertainment with texts by Liverpool poets (Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, Brian Patten and others) and children
Soli speaker/T/children's chorus.mixed choir. + instrumental ensemble: tpt/philicorda/9(or more)perc./pf/str[1.1.1.1.1]
duration: 40'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Madeley College of Education
First performance 1970
Madeley College, conducted by Mary Higgs

Notturni ed Alba (1970)
ballet
duration: 22'
Published: Novello
First performance 1976
Münster State Ballet
Westfallen, Germany
see under SOLO WITH ORCHESTRA

The Teachings of Don Juan (1973)
ballet with text by Monica Smith, from the book by Carlos Castenada
Soli Bar. + 1010/1100/2perc/vln.vc
duration: 36'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by the Northern Dance Theatre
First performance 30 May 1973
Northern Dance Theatre Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Robins
Manchester

The Play of Mother Courage (1974)
chamber opera in 5 scenes with libretto by Monica Smith from the book by Grimmelshausen
1 principal role (mezzo-soprano), 39 other parts (extensive doubling possible) + 1111/1110/2perc/pf/str[1.1.1.1.1]
duration: 115'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Opera Nova
First performance 3 October 1974
Opera Nova, conducted by Iris Lemare
Middlesborough

Mary, Queen of Scots (1975)
ballet in 2 acts with scenario by Noel Goodwin
11(1ca).11/2210/2perc/cel/hp/str
duration: 135'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Scottish Ballet
First performance 3 March 1976
Scottish Ballet
Glasgow
see also ORCHESTRAL suites

Shadow-Reach (1978)
ballet to music of Symphony No 2 (1971) with small additions from the Hartmann Variations (1964)
duration: 27'
Published: Novello
First performance 19 June 1978
Irish Ballet Company
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Based on 'The Turn of the Screw' by Henry James. Choreographed by Domy Reiter-Soffer for the Irish Ballet Company
see also under ORCHESTRAL

Die Fenster (1980)
ballet to music of The Chagall Windows (1974)
duration: 30'
Published: Novello
First performance 16 February 1980
Stuttgart Ballet Orchestra
Staatstheater, Stuttgart
Choreographed by Rosemary Hellewell
see also under ORCHESTRAL

Edward II (1994-5)
Ballet in 2 acts, choreography by David Bintley
3(1pic).3(1ca).2(1Eb).+bcl.2+cbn./432+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp/cel/egtr/pf/str
duration: 110'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Stuttgart Ballet
First performance 1995
Stuttgart Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Davor Krnjak
Württemburg Staatstheater, Stuttgart, Germany
Recording: Hyperion CDA67135/6; Hyperion SACDA 67135/6
see also under ORCHESTRAL

Arthur, Part II : Morte d'Arthur (1998-2000)
Ballet in 2 acts, choreographed by David Bintley
2(1 pic).2.2+asax.2./422+btrb.1/timp.2perc./hp/pf/str
duration: 122'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet
First performance 9 May 2001
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy
Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Arthur, Part I : Arthur Pendragon (1999)
Ballet in 2 acts, choreography by David Bintley
2(1pic).2.2+asax.2./422+btrb.1./timp.2perc./hp/pf/str
duration: 107'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet
First performance 25 January 2000
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Paul Murphy
Birmingham Hippodrome


TELEVISION AND FILM

Fear in the Night - film extract
duration: 3'
Published: Novello
Recording: GDI GDICD005
see under ORCHESTRAL

Arabesque (1973)
instrumental ensemble
duration: 6'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Granada for use as background music to the TV station signal
First performance 1973

Sam (1973)
instrumental ensemble
duration: 3'
Published: Novello
Theme music commissioned by Granada for a TV drama series first shown on 12 June 1973
see also ORCHESTRAL and BRASS BAND versions

Madrigal (1973)
instrumental ensemble
duration: 2'
Published: Novello
Commissioned by Granada for use as background music to the TV station signal
First performance 1973

Leeds - United (1974)
Unpublished
BBC TV 1974

Couples (1975)
TV theme music
piano
duration: 2'
Novello score cat no 100224
Commissioned by Thames TV for a TV drama series first shown on 14 October 1975
First performance 1975

Come Back, Little Sheba (1977)
Unpublished
Granada TV, 1977

Hypotheticals (1979)
theme tune
Unpublished
Granada TV 1979

Guardian of the Abyss (1980)
Unpublished
TV series 'Hammer House of Horror' 1980

The Thirteenth Reunion (1980)
Unpublished
TV series 'Hammer House of Horror' 1980

The Good Soldier (1981)
instrumental ensemble
Published: Novello
Incidental music commissioned by Granada for a TV drama first shown on 15 April 1981

Combat (1982)
Unpublished
Granada TV drama series 'All for Love' 1982

A Little Bit of Singing and Dancing (1982)
Unpublished
Granada TV drama series 'All for Love' 1982

Young Musician of the Year (1982)
theme tune
Unpublished
First performance 1982
BBC TV 1982

Michelin MX Tyres (1983)
TV commercial
Unpublished
1983

The Sweet Scent of Death (1984)
Unpublished
TV series 'Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense' 1984

Czech Mate (1984)
Unpublished
TV series 'Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense' 1984

These Foolish Things (1988)
Unpublished
BBC TV Scotland 1988


ARRANGEMENTS

Rawsthorne: Suite for Treble Recorder and Orchestra Rawsthorne: Suite for Viola d'amore and Orchestra ( rev. 1993)
Solo with Orchestra
Solo Treble Recorder (or Viola d'amore) and String Orchestra
duration: 7'
Sarabande
Fantasia
Air
Jig
Forsyth Music Publishing Division
Commissioned the Rawsthorne Trust
First performance 25 September 1996
John Turner / Northern Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Ward
Royal Northern College of Music
Recording: Naxos 8.553567

Ernest Chausson: Les Oiseaux (1889 rev. 2004)
Flute and Harp
duration: 7'
Published: Novello
First performance 21 January 2005
Emily Beynon (flute), Catherine Beynon (harp)
Sittingbourne Music Society
Realisation from Chausson's incidental music for Aristophanes' "The Birds"

William Alwyn: Flute Concerto (1980 rev. 2006)
2.1.ca.2.2/2100/hp/str
duration: 17'
Lengnick
Commissioned the William Alwyn Foundation
First performance 12 September 2010
Philippa Davies/Worthing Symphony Orchestra/John Gibbons
Worthing

 

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