Anthony Gilbert

COMPOSITIONS IN TITLE ORDER

Unless otherwise indicated, all works written between 1962 and 1994 are available from SCHOTT & Co. Ltd., 48 Great Marlborough St, London W1V 2BN. info@schott-music.com. Works marked uymp are available from THE UNIVERSITY of YORK MUSIC PRESS, YO10 5DD, info@musicroom.com, www.musicroom.com. Works for recorder with or without piano are available from FORSYTH MUSIC PUBLISHING DIVISION, 126 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GR, U.K. recordermusic@forsyths.co.uk. For information on works in manuscript, marked (MS), contact gilbertcomp@btinternet.com

NOTES ON WHAT FOLLOWS

* These little piano pieces now form part of People Pieces, 2003

** These little recorder pieces now form part of Farings, 2000

★ These pieces are suitable for students and amateurs.

These pieces have been recorded, click on the icon for details.

Indicated durations are rounded up to the nearest minute

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Chronological list of works

List of works by category

A Piece of Cake - for treble recorder and piano

2006

MS

80”

Commissioned by Alison Cox - First performed at Audrey Wheatley’s 80th-birthday celebrations, Bude, Cornwall, U.K., June 2006 

Commissioned by Alison Cox - First performed at Audrey Wheatley’s 80th-birthday celebrations, Bude, Cornwall, U.K., June 2006 

Above all that - for recorder and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 238 7

3’

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Civic Centre, Berkhamstead, U.K., 20th May 2011 

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Civic Centre, Berkhamstead, U.K., 20th May 2011 

Another Dream Carousel - for string orchestra

2000

uymp
M 57020 124 2

8’

Commissioned by the Ida Carroll Trust - First performed by the Northern Chamber Orchestra, dir. Nicholas Ward, The Lowry, Salford Quays, U.K., 10th November 2000 

Commissioned by the Ida Carroll Trust - First performed by the Northern Chamber Orchestra, dir. Nicholas Ward, The Lowry, Salford Quays, U.K., 10th November 2000 

Assonants 1 - for SATB soli + clarinet and horn

1965

MS

3’

 

 

Beastly Jingles - for soprano and instrumental ensemble

1984

Schott

11’

Commissioned by Jane Manning - First performance by Jane Manning, soprano and Niew Ensemble, Utrecht, Netherlands, 13th January 1981 

Commissioned by Jane Manning - First performance by Jane Manning, soprano and Niew Ensemble, Utrecht, Netherlands, 13th January 1981 

Behind all this - for descant recorder and harpsichord

2012


3’

Written for the 70th-birthday concert of John Turner, Manchester, April 2013 

Written for the 70th-birthday concert of John Turner, Manchester, April 2013 

Behind all this - for recorder and piano

2012

uymp
M 57036 475 6

3’

70th birthday tribute to John Turner (alternative version for recorder and harpsichord available from composer) - First performance, John Turner, recorder and Harvey Davies, piano. 11th October 2013. St Edmund’s Parish Church, Southwold 

70th birthday tribute to John Turner (alternative version for recorder and harpsichord available from composer) - First performance, John Turner, recorder and Harvey Davies, piano. 11th October 2013. St Edmund’s Parish Church, Southwold 

Bendigo Match - for wind band

1981

MS

3’

Commissioned by Arts Victoria - First performed by White Hills Technical School Concert Band, Cond. Colin Bubb, Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981  

Commissioned by Arts Victoria - First performed by White Hills Technical School Concert Band, Cond. Colin Bubb, Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981  

Brighton Piece - for 8 players

1967

Schott
ED 11257

13’

Commissioned by Watney Mann Ltd. for first Brighton Festival - First performed by the Brighton Festival Ensemble, cond. John Alldis, Brighton College of Art, 22nd April 1967 

Commissioned by Watney Mann Ltd. for first Brighton Festival - First performed by the Brighton Festival Ensemble, cond. John Alldis, Brighton College of Art, 22nd April 1967 

Burlesque from Pastorale & Burlesque - Mátyás Seiber arr. Gilbert for recorder and piano; also arr. recorder and string trio

2005

Schott

 

 

Calls around Chungmori - for chamber ensemble and participating audience

1979

Schott

15’

★ Commssioned by Matrix - First performed by Matrix and participating audience, dir. Peter Wiegold, Morley College, London, 7th June 1980 

★ Commssioned by Matrix - First performed by Matrix and participating audience, dir. Peter Wiegold, Morley College, London, 7th June 1980 

Cantata - the man who tried to hijack an airliner

1971

withdrawn

16’

 

 

Canticle I (Rock-Song) - for wind instruments

1973

Schott

9’

Commissioned by Morley College, London - First performance by Morley College Wind Ensemble, dir. Howard Williams, Southwark Cathedral, London, June 1974 

Commissioned by Morley College, London - First performance by Morley College Wind Ensemble, dir. Howard Williams, Southwark Cathedral, London, June 1974 

Canticle I (Rock-Song) - version 2, for woodwind, horns, harp and piano

1979

Schott

9’

★ First performed by Conservatorium High School Endemble, dir. Anthony Gilbert, New South Wales State Conservatorium, Sydney, Aus., 19th May 1979 

★ First performed by Conservatorium High School Endemble, dir. Anthony Gilbert, New South Wales State Conservatorium, Sydney, Aus., 19th May 1979 

Canticle II (Anger) - for 6 male voices

1974

Schott

6’

Commissioned by the Cheltenham Festival - First performed by The King’s Singers, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., July 1974 

Commissioned by the Cheltenham Festival - First performed by The King’s Singers, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., July 1974 

Catercorny - 4 pieces for clarinet and piano (contains Litany above)

2004

uymp
M 57020 775 6

6’

★ First complete performance: Philip Edwards, clarinet and Robert Coleridge, piano, Regent Hall, London, 8th October 2005 

★ First complete performance: Philip Edwards, clarinet and Robert Coleridge, piano, Regent Hall, London, 8th October 2005 

Certain Lights Reflecting - (Sarah Day) song-cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

1989

Schott

19’

First performance by Susan Chilcott and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, cond. Paul Daniel, Chesltenham Festival, 14th July 1989 

First performance by Susan Chilcott and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, cond. Paul Daniel, Chesltenham Festival, 14th July 1989 

The Chakravaka-Bird - radio opera (libretto trans. from Indian sources by A. K. Ramanujan, Daniel H. H. Ingalls and the composer)

1977


77’

BBC Jubilee commission - First broadcast 14th January 1981, cond. Lionel Friend 

BBC Jubilee commission - First broadcast 14th January 1981, cond. Lionel Friend 

Chant of Cockeye Bob - for children’s voices and available instruments

1981


14’

★ Commissioned by Dawn Colbourne - First performance, dir. Antony Gilbert, at Bendigo Primary Schools Music Camp,Lake Eppalock, Australia, 16th June 1981; British première students of Sandbach School, dir. Chris Thompson, 19th July 1986 

★ Commissioned by Dawn Colbourne - First performance, dir. Antony Gilbert, at Bendigo Primary Schools Music Camp,Lake Eppalock, Australia, 16th June 1981; British première students of Sandbach School, dir. Chris Thompson, 19th July 1986 

Chant-au-clair - sopranino recorder and piano

1995

Forsyth**

 

 

2009

uymp

1’

First performed at Commonwealth Resounds! festival, Trinidad, by Kit Downes, piano, November 2010 

First performed at Commonwealth Resounds! festival, Trinidad, by Kit Downes, piano, November 2010 

Chimes in Time - round-dance for piano solo

2010

uymp
M 57036 175 5

8’

Commissioned by David Ellis for inauguration of Patricia Cunliffe Award - First performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Commissioned by David Ellis for inauguration of Patricia Cunliffe Award - First performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Concert Fanfare for Strathfieldsaye - for 5 brass and 2 perc.

1981

MS

1’

Commissioned by Wayne Bowden - First performance by Strathfieldsaye Municipal Brass Band, cond. Wayne Bowden, White Hills Technical School. Bendigo, Australia, 15th October 1981 

Commissioned by Wayne Bowden - First performance by Strathfieldsaye Municipal Brass Band, cond. Wayne Bowden, White Hills Technical School. Bendigo, Australia, 15th October 1981 

Converse - for bass clarinet and tenor saxophone

2010

uymp
M 57036 173 1

9’

 

 

Crow Undersongs - for solo viola

1981

Schott
ED 12099

11’

First performance by John Harding, Sydney, Australia, 11th August 1979 

First performance by John Harding, Sydney, Australia, 11th August 1979 

Crow-Cry - for chamber orchestra

1976

Schott

20’

Commissioned by the London Sinfonietta - First performed by the London Sinfonietta cond. Simon Rattle, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 16th March 1977 

Commissioned by the London Sinfonietta - First performed by the London Sinfonietta cond. Simon Rattle, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 16th March 1977 

DancE-a-Triple-Round - for recorder and cello

2012


2’

 

 

2006

uymp

19’

 

 

Dancing to the Tune - for 4-8 oboes, 2-4 cors anglais, 1-2 heckelphones

1996

MS

4’

Written for the retirement concert of Sir John Manduell - First performed by the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Ensemble, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 27th March 1996 

Written for the retirement concert of Sir John Manduell - First performed by the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Ensemble, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 27th March 1996 

Dançando con Flores - for solo guitar

2012


5’

 

 

Dark Singing, Dancing Light - bassoon and string quintet

2005

uymp
M 57020 872 2

8-10’

First performed by Linda Begbie, bassoon and the RNCM New Ensemble dir. Mark Heron, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Manchester University, U.K., 24th November 2009 

First performed by Linda Begbie, bassoon and the RNCM New Ensemble dir. Mark Heron, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Manchester University, U.K., 24th November 2009 

Dawnfaring - for viola and piano

1984

Schott

15’

 

 

Do Well - 7 pieces for solo piano

2009

uymp
M 57036 117 5

15’

First complete performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

First complete performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Dream Carousels - for orchestra of wind

1988

Schott

13’

Written for Timothy Reynish at 50 - First performance by RNCM Wind Orchestra, cond. Timothy Reynish, Royal Festival hall, London, 26th February 1989 

Written for Timothy Reynish at 50 - First performance by RNCM Wind Orchestra, cond. Timothy Reynish, Royal Festival hall, London, 26th February 1989 

Duo - violin and viola

1963

MS

15’

First performed by Rodney Friend, violin and Leslie Malowany, viola, London, April 1963 

First performed by Rodney Friend, violin and Leslie Malowany, viola, London, April 1963 

Early to Bloom - for tenor recorder and harpsichord

2011


3’

First performed by John Turner, recorder and Ian Thompson, harpsichord, St. Philip’s Church, Salford, U.K., 17th May 2011 

First performed by John Turner, recorder and Ian Thompson, harpsichord, St. Philip’s Church, Salford, U.K., 17th May 2011 

ecco Eco - for flute, clarinet and vibraphone (Cincuentas 4)

2007

uymp
M 57036 032 1

50”

Commissioned by Ian Vine for Radius Ensemble - First performed on 8th January 2008 by Radius Ensemble at Wigmore Hall, London 

Commissioned by Ian Vine for Radius Ensemble - First performed on 8th January 2008 by Radius Ensemble at Wigmore Hall, London 

Echo - for solo trumpet (Cincuentas 5)

2007

uymp
M 57036 034 5

4’

 

 

Elegy - for piano

1961

MS

6’

Awarded Peter Racine Fricker composition prize, 1961 - First public performance by Susan Bradshaw, McNaghten Concerts, London, U.K., November 1961 

Awarded Peter Racine Fricker composition prize, 1961 - First public performance by Susan Bradshaw, McNaghten Concerts, London, U.K., November 1961 

En Bateau, d’après Watteau - (Baudelaire and Proust) for soprano + recorder, oboe, violin and cello

2007

uymp
M 57036 008 6

9’

80th-birthday tribute to Sir John Manduell, CBE - First performed by Lesley-Jane Rogers, soprano and Manchester Chamber Players, St. Martin’s Church, Bowness-on-Windermere, U.K., 13th August 2008 

80th-birthday tribute to Sir John Manduell, CBE - First performed by Lesley-Jane Rogers, soprano and Manchester Chamber Players, St. Martin’s Church, Bowness-on-Windermere, U.K., 13th August 2008 

Encantos - (Mismareza) for soprano or mezzo-soprano and small ensemble

2004

uymp
M 57020 789 3

14’30”

 

 

Encantos 2010 - (Mismareza) for soprano or mezzo-soprano + ensemble of 8 instruments (alternative re-scoring of Encantos of 2004)

2010

uymp
M 57036 178 6

14’30”

First performed by Marie Vassiliou, soprano and Ensemble 10/10 dir. Clark Rundell, Cornerstone, Liverpool, 16th March 2011  

First performed by Marie Vassiliou, soprano and Ensemble 10/10 dir. Clark Rundell, Cornerstone, Liverpool, 16th March 2011  

2000

uymp
M 57020 126 6

6’

★ Commissioned by COMA London - First performed by COMA London Orchestra, cond. Gregory Rose, Toynbee Hall, London, 2nd December 2000 

★ Commissioned by COMA London - First performed by COMA London Orchestra, cond. Gregory Rose, Toynbee Hall, London, 2nd December 2000 

Fanfaring V - for 6-8 brass

1992

MS

1’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at Congregation of Awards, RNCM, Manchester, December 1992 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at Congregation of Awards, RNCM, Manchester, December 1992 

Fanfarings - for 6 and 8 brass instruments

1986

MS

5 x 1’

Written at request of Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - Performed at succession of degree awarding ceremonies, RNCM, Manchester, December 1981 onwards 

Written at request of Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - Performed at succession of degree awarding ceremonies, RNCM, Manchester, December 1981 onwards 

Farings - for sopranino recorder and piano (the published compilation of all double-asterisked items)

2000

Forsyth

15’

 

 

The Flame has Ceased - Tribute to the memory of John McCabe

2015


4’ 40”

 

 

The Flame has Ceased - Tribute to the memory of John McCabe

2016

University of York Music Press
M 57036 730 6

4’ 40”

 

 

Flame Robin - for sopranino recorder solo

1995

Forsyth

1’

 

 

Four Seasons for Josca’s - for young players (variable ens.)

2001

uymp
M 57020 141 9

3’

★ Commissioned by Nicholas Dougherty for Josca’s Primary School - First performed there summer 2001 

★ Commissioned by Nicholas Dougherty for Josca’s Primary School - First performed there summer 2001 

Four small Farings - for sopranino recorder/piccolo and piano

1988

Forsyth**

 

 

Funtoons - children’s pieces for piano

1985

MS

8’

 

 

Ghost and Dream Dancing - for orchestra

1974

Schott

19’

Commissioned by Feeney Trust for City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - First performed by CBSO cond. Louis Frémaux, Birmigham Triennial Festival, 19th September 1974; revised version first performed by BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra cond. Timothy Reynish, Manchester, U.K., 22nd December 1982 

Commissioned by Feeney Trust for City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - First performed by CBSO cond. Louis Frémaux, Birmigham Triennial Festival, 19th September 1974; revised version first performed by BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra cond. Timothy Reynish, Manchester, U.K., 22nd December 1982 

Gioco dei Pari - for violin and viola (reworking of Duo of 1962)

2008

Schott

10’

 

 

Halifenu Vine Dance - for organ and pre-recorded organ

2005

uymp
M 57020 809 8

9’

First performed by Kevin Bowyer, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 22nd July 2006 

First performed by Kevin Bowyer, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 22nd July 2006 

Handles to the Invisible - (Sarah Day) for a-capella choir (revised 2003)

1995

uymp

15’

Commissioned by the Tippett Choir 

Commissioned by the Tippett Choir 

Haunted - for solo bass guitar

2013

uymp
M 57036 478 7

5’

 

 

Haven of Mysteries - String quintet

2014

University of York Music reds
M 57036 542 5

20 minutes

Commissioned by Wigmore Hall, with generous support of André Hoffmann, President of the Hoffmann Foundation, The Radcliffe Trust and NMC Recordings Ltd. - Wigmore Hall, London, 14th June 2015, by the Carducci String Quartet + Guy Johnston, cello. 

Commissioned by Wigmore Hall, with generous support of André Hoffmann, President of the Hoffmann Foundation, The Radcliffe Trust and NMC Recordings Ltd. - Wigmore Hall, London, 14th June 2015, by the Carducci String Quartet + Guy Johnston, cello. 

Hope’s Place - chamber concertino for septet of wind and strings

2013

uymp
M 57036 455 8 /456 5

19’

Commissioned by Ensemble 10/10 with funds provided by anonymous donor - First performance, 16th October 2013, Ensemble 10/10 dir. Clark Rundell, The Cornerhouse, Liverpool Hope University 

Commissioned by Ensemble 10/10 with funds provided by anonymous donor - First performance, 16th October 2013, Ensemble 10/10 dir. Clark Rundell, The Cornerhouse, Liverpool Hope University 

HumDance - for string trio

2007

uymp
M 57036 006 2

20’

 

 

Igórochki - for solo recorder player and chamber ensemble

1992

Schott

22’

Commissioned by Manchester Camerata - First performance by John Turner, recorders and the Manchester Camerata, cond. Martin Roscoe, Colne, Lancs., U.K., 26th November 1992 

Commissioned by Manchester Camerata - First performance by John Turner, recorders and the Manchester Camerata, cond. Martin Roscoe, Colne, Lancs., U.K., 26th November 1992 

The Incredible Flute Music - for flute and piano (Peal I)

1968

Schott
ED 11111

11’

First performed by Judith pearce, flute and Ronald Lumsden, piano, BBC broadcast, July 1970 

First performed by Judith pearce, flute and Ronald Lumsden, piano, BBC broadcast, July 1970 

Inscapes - (Gerard Manley Hopkins) for soprano, speaking voice and small ensemble

1975

Schott
ED 11417

30’

Commissioned by Ceolfrith Arts - First performance by Jane Manning, Soprano, Alix MacSweeney,narrator and Matrix ensemble, Ceolfrith Arts Centre, Sunderland, U.K., 9th June 1975 

Commissioned by Ceolfrith Arts - First performance by Jane Manning, Soprano, Alix MacSweeney,narrator and Matrix ensemble, Ceolfrith Arts Centre, Sunderland, U.K., 9th June 1975 

Inseparable - for alto flute or oboe and string trio

2010

uymp
M 57036 195 3/196 0

7’

 

 

...into the Gyre of a Madder Dance - for orchestral wind

1994

uymp
M 57020 120 4

14’

Commissioned by Hallé Concerts Society - First performance by the Hallé Orchestra wind, cond. Ole Schmidt, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, U.K., 23rd February 1995 

Commissioned by Hallé Concerts Society - First performance by the Hallé Orchestra wind, cond. Ole Schmidt, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, U.K., 23rd February 1995 

Jugalbandi Blues - for bass clarinet solo

2006

uymp

60”

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed at Henri Bok’s Silver Jubilee Concerts, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 28th & 29th November 2006 

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed at Henri Bok’s Silver Jubilee Concerts, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 28th & 29th November 2006 

Kauri - for solo tuba

2002

uymp
M 57020 704 6

11’

Commissioned by James Gourlay - First performance by James Gourlay at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds, U.K., 13th March 2003 

Commissioned by James Gourlay - First performance by James Gourlay at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds, U.K., 13th March 2003 

Koonapippi - for youth orchestra

1981


6’

★ Commissioned by Edmund Beilharz - First performed by Bendigo Youth Orchestra cond. Edmund Beilharz, Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981 

★ Commissioned by Edmund Beilharz - First performed by Bendigo Youth Orchestra cond. Edmund Beilharz, Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981 

La Douceur - septet for 3 wind and string quartet, dedicated to Raymonde Sassoon

2016


11’ 15”

 

 

Litany - for clarinet and piano

2004

Associated Board Spectrum series

1’

★ Commissioned by Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music 

★ Commissioned by Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music 

Little Cycle for Elizabeth Yeoman - (text by A. Gilbert) for soprano, cello and piano

1992

MS

7’

First performance by Akanthos, dir. Michael Graubart, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 21st January 1993 

First performance by Akanthos, dir. Michael Graubart, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 21st January 1993 

Little Dance of Barrenjoey - for chamber ensemble (Cincuentas 1)

1981

uymp
M 57036 033 8

2’

Written for David Lumsdaine’s 50th-birthday concert - First performance by Gemini, dir. Peter Wiegold, Wigmore Hall, London, 6th November 1981 

Written for David Lumsdaine’s 50th-birthday concert - First performance by Gemini, dir. Peter Wiegold, Wigmore Hall, London, 6th November 1981 

Little Fantasy on Gold-digger Melodies - for flute and string quartet

1981

MS

4’

First performed by Bendigo Chamber Players, Mandurang Arts Festival, Vic., Australia, September 1981 

First performed by Bendigo Chamber Players, Mandurang Arts Festival, Vic., Australia, September 1981 

Little Piano Pieces - from String Quartet no. 1 (with Piano Pieces), performable as a separate work

1972

Schott

8’

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performance as solo pieces by John Parr, Manchester University, U.K., 12th March 1976 

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performance as solo pieces by John Parr, Manchester University, U.K., 12th March 1976 

Long White Moonlight - (translations of oriental poetry) for soprano and electric double bass

1980

Schott

18’

Commissioned by Jane Manning - First performance by Jane Manning, soprano and Barry Guy, double bass, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, U.K., 25th October 1980 

Commissioned by Jane Manning - First performance by Jane Manning, soprano and Barry Guy, double bass, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, U.K., 25th October 1980 

Loopy Line-dance - orchestral wind

2011

uymp
M 57036 334 6

7’

 

 

Love Poems - (Horovitz, Li Shang-Yin, Barron) for soprano and instrumental ensemble (2 versions)

1970

Schott

10’

First performance, version 1: Jane Manning + instrumental ensemble, BBC recording, July 1970; Version 2, same performers, London, January 1971 

First performance, version 1: Jane Manning + instrumental ensemble, BBC recording, July 1970; Version 2, same performers, London, January 1971 

Ma fin est mon commencement - Guillaume de Machaut arr. Gilbert for recorder ensemble with tambour

1981

MS

4’

Commissioned by The Bendigo Recorder Players - First performed by Bendigo Recorder Players at Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981 

Commissioned by The Bendigo Recorder Players - First performed by Bendigo Recorder Players at Osborne Theatre, Kangaroo Flat, Vic., Australia, 30th September 1981 

Margareeting - for tenor or descant recorder and piano

2000

MS

2’

★  

★  

Midwales Lightwhistle Automatic - for sopranino recorder and piano

1996

Forsyth**

 

 

Miss Carroll her Lullabye - for sopranino recorder and piano

1995

Forsyth**

 

 

Missa Brevis - for unaccompanied choir

1965

Schott
ED 10929

7’

First performance by the Louis Halsey Singers, dir. Louis Halsey, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., July 1968 

First performance by the Louis Halsey Singers, dir. Louis Halsey, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., July 1968 

Monsoon Toccata - for solo piano

2013

uymp
M 57036 472 5

4’

 

 

Moon comes up, Pearl Beach (June ’79) (version 2 = Cincuentas 2) - for alto flute, vibraphone and cello (reconstructed 2007)

1995

uymp
M 57036 031 4

1’

Written for 50th-birthday concert for Martin Wesley-Smith - First performance original version by Seymour Group, Sydney, Australia, 10th June 1995; British première of reconstructed version, Tacet Ensemble Brighton Festival, U.K., 10th May 2007 

Written for 50th-birthday concert for Martin Wesley-Smith - First performance original version by Seymour Group, Sydney, Australia, 10th June 1995; British première of reconstructed version, Tacet Ensemble Brighton Festival, U.K., 10th May 2007 

Moonfaring - for cello and percussion

1983

Schott

19’-30’

Frs performed by Raphael Sommer, cello and Clive Malabar, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 12th November 1984 

Frs performed by Raphael Sommer, cello and Clive Malabar, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 12th November 1984 

Mother - for solo cello and ensemble

1969

withdrawn

14’

 

 

Mozart Sampler with Ground - for orchestra

1991

Schott

10’

Commissioned by British Broadcasting Corporation - First performed by BBC Symphny Orchestra cond. Simon Joly, Broadcasting House, London, 5th December 1991  

Commissioned by British Broadcasting Corporation - First performed by BBC Symphny Orchestra cond. Simon Joly, Broadcasting House, London, 5th December 1991  

Nine or Ten Osannas - for 5 players

1967

Schott
ED 11066

20’-30’

Commissioned by Abbey Dore Festival Trust - First performed by the Music Group of London, Dore Abbey, Herefordshire, U.K., 1st October 1967 

Commissioned by Abbey Dore Festival Trust - First performed by the Music Group of London, Dore Abbey, Herefordshire, U.K., 1st October 1967 

Not for the Nashties - Septet for 3 woodwind and string quartet

2012

Unpublished

14 minutes

Written for 50th anniversary of the Nash Ensemble, but refused sight unseen 

Written for 50th anniversary of the Nash Ensemble, but refused sight unseen 

O alter Duft - for piano duet

1990

withdrawn

 

 

O alter Duft - for solo piano

1990

withdrawn

 

 

On beholding a Rainbow - concerto for violin and orchestra

1997

uymp
M 57020 122 8

30’

BBC commission, originally for 1995 Prom, disallowed by new Controller - First complete performance by Anthony Marwood, violin and BBC Philharmonic cond. Rumon Gamba, BBC Studio 7, Manchester, 27th January 1999 

BBC commission, originally for 1995 Prom, disallowed by new Controller - First complete performance by Anthony Marwood, violin and BBC Philharmonic cond. Rumon Gamba, BBC Studio 7, Manchester, 27th January 1999 

Ondine - (version 2, extended) soprano + recorder, cello, hpschd.

2003

uymp
M 57020 711 4

11’

Firt performance: Lesley-Jane Rogers, soprano, John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, U.K., 16th October 2004 

Firt performance: Lesley-Jane Rogers, soprano, John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, U.K., 16th October 2004 

Ondine - chant au clair de lune - (Aloysius Bertrand) soprano and recorder

1998

MS

6’

First performed by Alison Wells, soprano and John Turner, recorders, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, U.K.,27th September 1998 

First performed by Alison Wells, soprano and John Turner, recorders, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, U.K.,27th September 1998 

Os - for oboe and vibraphone (revised 2002)

2000

uymp
M 57020 135 8

16’

Commissioned by Melinda Maxwell with funds from Golsoncott Foundation - First performance: Melinda Maxwell,oboe and Richard Benjafield, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 16th February 2000 

Commissioned by Melinda Maxwell with funds from Golsoncott Foundation - First performance: Melinda Maxwell,oboe and Richard Benjafield, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 16th February 2000 

Osanna for Lady O - for cello and piano (1997, rewritten 2007)

1997

uymp
M 57020 133 4

8’

Commissioned by Ralph Kirshbaum for Mancheter International Cello Festival - First performed by Alban Gerhardt, cello and Simon Parkin, piano, Manchester International Cello Festival, 3rd May 1988 

Commissioned by Ralph Kirshbaum for Mancheter International Cello Festival - First performed by Alban Gerhardt, cello and Simon Parkin, piano, Manchester International Cello Festival, 3rd May 1988 

Outflow - for solo double bass

2012


3’

 

 

O’Grady Music - for clarinet, cello and toy instruments

1971

Schott

24’

Commissioned by Montagnana Trio - First performed by the Montagnana Trio, Los Angeles, January 1972 

Commissioned by Montagnana Trio - First performed by the Montagnana Trio, Los Angeles, January 1972 

Palace of the Winds - for 11 solo strings

2003

uymp
M 57020 729 9

15’

Commissioned by the Goldberg Ensemble - First performance by the Goldberg Ensemble dir. Malcolm Layfield, Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton University, U.K., 5th February 2004 

Commissioned by the Goldberg Ensemble - First performance by the Goldberg Ensemble dir. Malcolm Layfield, Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton University, U.K., 5th February 2004 

Paluma - for sopranino recorder and piano (arranged from movement IV of Igórochki)

1993

MS

4’

 

 

Papillon Postcards - 3 miniatures for solo piano

2005

uymp
M 57036 265 3

2’

Commissioned by Kate Dixon - First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 2nd-3rd September 2005 

Commissioned by Kate Dixon - First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 2nd-3rd September 2005 

Passing Bells - for piano solo

2006

uymp

3’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed by Peter Lawson, Mark Ray Memorial concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 23rd October 2006 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed by Peter Lawson, Mark Ray Memorial concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 23rd October 2006 

Peace Notes - (Sarah Day) for soprano or mezzo-soprano and pno

2011

uymp
M 57036 300 1

14’

 

 

Peal II - for big band

1968

Schott

9’

Commissioned by Gordon Rose for the Morley Jazz Orchestra - First performance by the Morley Jazz Orchestra, cond. Gordon Rose, Morley College, London, 16th March 1968 

Commissioned by Gordon Rose for the Morley Jazz Orchestra - First performance by the Morley Jazz Orchestra, cond. Gordon Rose, Morley College, London, 16th March 1968 

1988

MS

2’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at John Manduell 60th-birthday concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., June 1988 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at John Manduell 60th-birthday concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., June 1988 

Peal IV - for organ

1988

MS

2’

First performed by Keith Elcombe, Whitworth Hall, Mancheter University, U.K., 24th February 1994 

First performed by Keith Elcombe, Whitworth Hall, Mancheter University, U.K., 24th February 1994 

People Pieces - 10 short teaching pieces for piano

2005

uymp
M 57020 837 1

12’

★ First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 3rd September 2005 

★ First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 3rd September 2005 

2000

uymp
M 57020 145 7

5’

★ Commissioned by Christopher Rowland for his daughter Hannah - First public performance by Catherine Pluygers, St Anne’s Church, Gresham St., London, 20th February 2004 

★ Commissioned by Christopher Rowland for his daughter Hannah - First public performance by Catherine Pluygers, St Anne’s Church, Gresham St., London, 20th February 2004 

1962

Schott
ED 10284

14’

First performed by Margaret Kitchin, Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, July 1962 

First performed by Margaret Kitchin, Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, July 1962 

Piano Sonata no.2 - piano 4-hands

1966

Schott
ED 11019

25’

First performed by Susan Bradshaw and Richard Rodney Bennett, London, May 1967; first performance of extended version: Yuji Takahashi and William Benjamin, Tanglewood, U.S., August 1967 

First performed by Susan Bradshaw and Richard Rodney Bennett, London, May 1967; first performance of extended version: Yuji Takahashi and William Benjamin, Tanglewood, U.S., August 1967 

2001

uymp
M 57020 146 4

15’

70th-birthday tribute to David Lumsdaine - First complete performance by Peter Lawson, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 10th May 2002 

70th-birthday tribute to David Lumsdaine - First complete performance by Peter Lawson, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 10th May 2002 

Pilbara Park - for solo guitar

2012

uymp
M 57036 350 6

10’

 

 

Placing Art - (Ian Kemp) for soprano and bass recorder

2012


4’

 

 

Propel - for piano

2010

uymp
M 57036 237 0

3’

First performed by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 5th May 2011 

First performed by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 5th May 2011 

Quartet of Beasts - for 3 wind instruments and piano

1984

Schott
ED 12334

13’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music for European tour - First performed by Maria Rayner, Robin Williams, Julie Price and Jeremy Fisher, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 30th October 1984 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music for European tour - First performed by Maria Rayner, Robin Williams, Julie Price and Jeremy Fisher, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 30th October 1984 

Rapprochement - for cello and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 347 6

9’

Commissioned by York Late Music series - First performed by Simon Turner, cello and Richard Casey, piano, Unitarian Church, York, U.K., 3rd March 2012 

Commissioned by York Late Music series - First performed by Simon Turner, cello and Richard Casey, piano, Unitarian Church, York, U.K., 3rd March 2012 

Recitative - for solo trombone

2010

uymp
M 57036 199 1

8’

Commissioned by Heider Nasrallah - First performance by Heider Nasrallah, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, 14th May 2011 

Commissioned by Heider Nasrallah - First performance by Heider Nasrallah, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, 14th May 2011 

Regions - for two orchestras

1966

Schott (score published by Central Music Library)

14’

Shortlisted for Premio Marzotto - First performance by English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Norman Del Mar, London, March 1969 

Shortlisted for Premio Marzotto - First performance by English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Norman Del Mar, London, March 1969 

Return of the St Louis - Trio for oboe, clarinet in A and bassoon - an elegy for the victims of the disastrous voyage to the U.S. and back with 937 German Jewish refugees in 1939

2017

self-published

9’

Written for the Trio Volant, who will give the first performance 

Written for the Trio Volant, who will give the first performance 

Rose luisante - for solo freebass accordion

2003

uymp
M 57020 747 3

9’

Commissioned by Park Lane Group - First performance by Milos Milivojevic,accordion, Park Lane Group series, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 5th January 2004 

Commissioned by Park Lane Group - First performance by Milos Milivojevic,accordion, Park Lane Group series, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 5th January 2004 

Running Free - for tenor saxophone solo

2010

uymp
M 57036 184 7

6’

 

 

Réflexions, Rose nord - for bass clarinet and vibraphone

1996

uymp
M 57020 132 7

5’

First performed by Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, vibraphone), Brussels, March 1997 

First performed by Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, vibraphone), Brussels, March 1997 

The Scene-Machine - one-act opera, libretto by George MacBeth

1970

Schott
libretto ED 11243

50’

Commissioned by Kassel State Opera - World première: soloists, chorus and orchesta of Kassel State Opera, cond. Klauspeter Siebel, dir. Ulrigh Melchinger, 4th April 1971; British première New Opera Company, Sadlers Wells, cond. Leon Lovett, dir. Anthony Besch, 1st March 1972 

Commissioned by Kassel State Opera - World première: soloists, chorus and orchesta of Kassel State Opera, cond. Klauspeter Siebel, dir. Ulrigh Melchinger, 4th April 1971; British première New Opera Company, Sadlers Wells, cond. Leon Lovett, dir. Anthony Besch, 1st March 1972 

Serenade - for 6 instruments

1963

performing material with composer

16’

 

 

Set Two - 7 short pieces for solo bass clarinet

2008

uymp
M 57036 086 4

18’

★  

★  

Sheer - for string orch.

2003

uymp
M 57020 720 6

16’

Commissioned by English Chamber Orchestra - First performed by English Chamber Orchestra, dir. Stephanie Gonley, Dvorak Hall, Prague Spring Festival, 26th May 2006; British première dir. Benjamin Wallfisch, St. George’s Hall, Bristol, 9th June 2006 

Commissioned by English Chamber Orchestra - First performed by English Chamber Orchestra, dir. Stephanie Gonley, Dvorak Hall, Prague Spring Festival, 26th May 2006; British première dir. Benjamin Wallfisch, St. George’s Hall, Bristol, 9th June 2006 

Shepherd Masque - (anon.) for young voices

1968

Novello

3’

★ Commissioned by Musical Times - First performed by Highgate School Choir, dir. John Tavener, May 1969 

★ Commissioned by Musical Times - First performed by Highgate School Choir, dir. John Tavener, May 1969 

Sinfin - for vibraphone solo

2000

uymp
M 57020 137 2

8’

Commissioned by Miguel Bernat - First performed by Miguel Bernat, Totally Huge New Music Festival, Perth, W. Australia, 11th May 2000 

Commissioned by Miguel Bernat - First performed by Miguel Bernat, Totally Huge New Music Festival, Perth, W. Australia, 11th May 2000 

Sinfin 2 - for 4 vibraphones (arrangement of Sinfin)

2000

uymp
M 57020 139 6

8’

 

 

Sinfin parados - for vibraphone duo (arrangement of Sinfin)

2002

uymp
M 57020 683 4

8’

First performed by Chris Brannick and Richard Benjafield, vibraphones, National Centre for Early Music, York, U.K., 13th April 2002 

First performed by Chris Brannick and Richard Benjafield, vibraphones, National Centre for Early Music, York, U.K., 13th April 2002 

Sinfonia - for chamber orchestra

1965

Schott
ED 10993

10’

Commissioned by the Society for the Promotion of New Music - First performed by the English Chamber Orchestra, cond. John Carewe, Commonwealth Institute, London, 30th March 1965 

Commissioned by the Society for the Promotion of New Music - First performed by the English Chamber Orchestra, cond. John Carewe, Commonwealth Institute, London, 30th March 1965 

Six of the Bestiary - for saxophone quartet

1985

Schott

12’

Commissioned by English Saxophone Quartet - First performed by ESQ, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 10th June 1985 

Commissioned by English Saxophone Quartet - First performed by ESQ, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 10th June 1985 

Skipping side to side - for solo banjo

2012


5’

 

 

Some Say - 11 pieces for solo piano

2009

uymp
M 57036 129 8

11’

★  

★  

Songline - for double bass and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 309 4

3’

★  

★  

Spell Respell - for electric basset clarinet and piano

1968

Schott
ED 11119

12’

First performed by John Gates, electric basset clarinet and Delors Stevens, piano, Santa Monica, California, 30th January, 1970 

First performed by John Gates, electric basset clarinet and Delors Stevens, piano, Santa Monica, California, 30th January, 1970 

Stars - for treble recorder and guitar (rev. 2004)

1995

uymp
M 57020131 0

13’

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Craig Ogden, guitar, Warwick Arts Centre, U.K., 19th October 1995 

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Craig Ogden, guitar, Warwick Arts Centre, U.K., 19th October 1995 

1972

Schott
ED 11249

17’-22’

Commissioned by Lancaster University - First performed by the Sartori String Quartet, Lancaster University, U.K., January 1972 

Commissioned by Lancaster University - First performed by the Sartori String Quartet, Lancaster University, U.K., January 1972 

String Quartet II - (revised 2003)

1987

Schott

19’

Commissioned by British Broadcasting Corporation for Lindsay S.Q. - First performed by the Lindsay String Quartet, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., 7th July 1987 

Commissioned by British Broadcasting Corporation for Lindsay S.Q. - First performed by the Lindsay String Quartet, Cheltenham Festival, U.K., 7th July 1987 

String Quartet III - super hoqueto ’David’

1987

Schott

7’

Commissioned by South Bank Summer Music for Arditti S.Q. - First performed by the Arditti String Quartet, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 25th August 1987 

Commissioned by South Bank Summer Music for Arditti S.Q. - First performed by the Arditti String Quartet, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 25th August 1987 

2002

uymp
M 57020 674 2

23’

First performed by the Tavec String Quartet, Bollington Arts Centre, Cheshire, U.K., 29th March 2003 

First performed by the Tavec String Quartet, Bollington Arts Centre, Cheshire, U.K., 29th March 2003 

2009

uymp
M 57036 110 6

20’

First performed by the Heath String Quartet, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 7th January 2010 

First performed by the Heath String Quartet, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 7th January 2010 

String Quartet with Piano Pieces - optional version of String Quartet I with added piano

1972

Schott
ED 11249

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performed by Lancaster Ensemble, Lancaster University, U.K., November 1972 

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performed by Lancaster Ensemble, Lancaster University, U.K., November 1972 

Strophics - for violin and piano

1961

MS

7’

 

 

Sunrising - for oboe and piano

1981

Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester

3’

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

Swallowtail - for vibraphone solo

2004

uymp
M 57020 791 6

2’

Commissioned by Endymion Ensemble - First performed by Richard Benjafield, Birtwistle Games, Royal Festival Hall, London, U.K., 31st October 2004 

Commissioned by Endymion Ensemble - First performed by Richard Benjafield, Birtwistle Games, Royal Festival Hall, London, U.K., 31st October 2004 

Symphony - (incorporates modified version of Regions)

1973

Schott

39’

Commissioned by Cheltenham Festival - First performance by Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, cond., Sir Charles Groves, Cheltenham Festival, 12th July 1973 

Commissioned by Cheltenham Festival - First performance by Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, cond., Sir Charles Groves, Cheltenham Festival, 12th July 1973 

This Tree - (Frances Horovitz) [no.1 of Love Poems (1970), arr. mezzo and piano]

1996

Schott

3’

 

 

Those Fenny Bells - (John Clare) for Treble, counter-tenor & vibraphone

2008

uymp
M 57036 030 7

3’

Commissioned by NMC Recordings Ltd. for NMC Songbook - First performed by Loré Lixenberg, mezzo-soprano, Michael Chance, counter-tenor and Andrew Ball, percussion, Kings Place, London, 3rd April 2009 

Commissioned by NMC Recordings Ltd. for NMC Songbook - First performed by Loré Lixenberg, mezzo-soprano, Michael Chance, counter-tenor and Andrew Ball, percussion, Kings Place, London, 3rd April 2009 

Three War Poems - (Siegfried Sassoon) for chorus

1966

MS

 

 

Tinos - (Magdalena Mismareza) for soprano, clarinet and vibraphone

2004

uymp
M 57020 753 4

3’

First performed by Marie Vassiliou, soprano and members of Endymion, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 12th July 2004 

First performed by Marie Vassiliou, soprano and members of Endymion, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 12th July 2004 

Towards Asâvari - for piano and chamber orchestra

1978

Schott
ED 12195

22’

Commissioned by BBC Radio Manchester for Manchester Camerata - First performance given by Peter Lawson, piano and Manchester Camerata cond. Michel Brandt, Oldham, Lancs., U.K., 26th January 1979 

Commissioned by BBC Radio Manchester for Manchester Camerata - First performance given by Peter Lawson, piano and Manchester Camerata cond. Michel Brandt, Oldham, Lancs., U.K., 26th January 1979 

Treatment of Silence - for violin and tape

1969

Schott
ED 11416

11’

First performed by Christopher Rowland, Lancaster University, U.K., 7th February 1974 

First performed by Christopher Rowland, Lancaster University, U.K., 7th February 1974 

Tree of Singing Names - for chamber orchestra

1989

Schott

15’

Commissioned by Manchester Camerata - First performance by the Manchester Camerata, cond. Nicholas Braithwaite, Nantwich, U.K., 26th January 1990 

Commissioned by Manchester Camerata - First performance by the Manchester Camerata, cond. Nicholas Braithwaite, Nantwich, U.K., 26th January 1990 

Triptych - Work for chamber orchestra

2014

University of York Music Press
ISMN 57036 524 1

13’

Macclesfield Heritage Centre, 7.30 pm, 6/12/2014, Northern Chamber Orchestra, dir. Nicholas Ward 

Macclesfield Heritage Centre, 7.30 pm, 6/12/2014, Northern Chamber Orchestra, dir. Nicholas Ward 

Trying to make John SLOW DOWN AFTER 50 - for sopranino recorder and piano

1993

Forsyth**

 

 

Tulip Dance - for solo flute (arranged from Tulip Tree, 2003)

2008

uymp
M 57036 052 9

5’

 

 

Tulip Tree - dances for solo Bass and Treble Recorders

2003

uymp
M 57020 713 8

15’

 

 

Twinned Set - 7 short pieces for solo bassoon

2008

uymp
M 57036 085 7

16’

★  

★  

Twirlpool - for flute and viola

2008

uymp
M 57036 040 6

3’

 

 

Two Birds by Kuring-Gai - for horn and piano

1981

Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester

6’

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros., Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros., Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

Two Jamaican Street Songs - Arthur Benjamin arr. Gilbert for Piano 4 hands

1990

Boosey

 

 

U-Go for Arirang - for variable instruments

2005

uymp
M 57020 908 8

4’

★  

★  

Unrise - for ten wind

2001

uymp
M 57020 143 3

16’

First performed by RNCM Wind Orchestra, cond. Timothy Reynish, Spitalfields Festival, London, 22nd June 2001 

First performed by RNCM Wind Orchestra, cond. Timothy Reynish, Spitalfields Festival, London, 22nd June 2001 

Upstream River Rewa - for storyteller and Indo-European ensemble

1991

Schott

29’

Commissioned by Shiva Nova - First performed by Shiva Nova with Vayu Naidu, storyteller, Purcell Room, London, 12th February 1991 

Commissioned by Shiva Nova - First performed by Shiva Nova with Vayu Naidu, storyteller, Purcell Room, London, 12th February 1991 

Vasanta with Dancing - for chamber ensemble (dancer optional)

1981

Schott

17’

Commissioned by Lontano - First performance by Lontano, dir. Odaline de la Martinez, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 25th February 1981 

Commissioned by Lontano - First performance by Lontano, dir. Odaline de la Martinez, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 25th February 1981 

Vers de Lune - (Aloysius Bertrand) soprano plus flute, cello, percussion (incorporates a version of Ondine - chant au clair de lune)

1998

uymp
M 57020 128 0

17’

Commissioned by Psappha - First performance by Alison Wells and Psappha, Liverpool Hope University, U.K., 15th March 2000 

Commissioned by Psappha - First performance by Alison Wells and Psappha, Liverpool Hope University, U.K., 15th March 2000 

Victorian Round - (trad.) for any number of voices

1981

MS

★  

★  

Welkin - for orchestra

1976


11’

★ Commissioned by Manchester University Music Society - First performed by Manchester University Chamber Orchestra, cond. Philip Morgan, 18th February 1977 

★ Commissioned by Manchester University Music Society - First performed by Manchester University Chamber Orchestra, cond. Philip Morgan, 18th February 1977 

Word-Chimes in the Wind - ‘Soliloquies’, ‘Doubles’, ‘Treblebob’, ‘In Quad’, ‘Quintessence’, for wind quintet

2008

uymp
M 57036 052 9

18’

 

 

Worldwhorls - for bass clarinet solo

2000

uymp
M 57020 138 9

8’

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed by Henri Bok, Tatui, São Paolo, 16th November 2000 

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed by Henri Bok, Tatui, São Paolo, 16th November 2000 

Ygg-drasill - (Lytton) for soprano or mezzo + recorder, ob., cl., bsn, trp., 3 vlns, vc. (Cincuentas 3)

2006

uymp
M 57020 952 1

9’

Written as 50th-birthday tribute to Alison Cox - First performance by Daisy Chute, singer and Impulse, dir. Edward Longstaff, Binham Priory, Norfolk, U.K., 14th July 2007 

Written as 50th-birthday tribute to Alison Cox - First performance by Daisy Chute, singer and Impulse, dir. Edward Longstaff, Binham Priory, Norfolk, U.K., 14th July 2007 

York Surprise - for flute, clarinet and bass clarinet

2007

uymp
M 57036 010 9

8’

Commissioned by James Gardner for Ensemble 175 East - First performance, Wellington, New Zealand, March 2008 

Commissioned by James Gardner for Ensemble 175 East - First performance, Wellington, New Zealand, March 2008 

Ziggurat - for bass clarinet and marimba

1994

Schott

21’

Commissioned by Duo Contemporain - First performance: Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, percussion), Murcia, Spain, 19th May 1995 

Commissioned by Duo Contemporain - First performance: Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, percussion), Murcia, Spain, 19th May 1995