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Overflow (version for strings)

Written originally as a chamber orchestra piece to accompany the artwork of the Italo-Canadian artist Janet Bellotto in 2013, this version for string orchestra was completed in 2020.

(2013 – revised 2020)

Duration: 5’15”

Instrumentation: string orchestra (minimum 3,3,2,2,1)

Score and parts available on request.

Altopiano

For two clarinets and small string orchestra, Altopiano is a quiet meditative piece.

Instrumentation – 2 clarinets in Bb, violins (6), violas (2), violoncellos (2) and double bass (1)

Duration – circa 5 minutes

Composition July – August 2020

Score and parts available on request

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Long Ago and Far Away

This Christmas carol was written in 2019 for the Manuden Singers to perform at their carol concert in the local parish church. Based on a traditional Russian carol, Long Ago and Far Away is a simple lullaby for SATB with solos for soprano and alto voices.

It is suitable for a small to medium sized amateur choir.

Duration: 2 minutes

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Concert at Centre for Musical Arts

On Thursday 13th April, 2017, the Centre for Musical Arts in Dubai hosted a concert of my music performed by musicians living and working in Dubai. Pieces included:

Carry her over the water – performed by Jubilate (director Jennie Lee-Foster)

Dorian – for violin and pianoforte – Crosby Barrett (violin), Magdalena Wajdzik (pianoforte)

Some become stars – for eight violas (Francesca Knowles, Stephanie Duarte, Imogen Lillywhite, Calum Mciver, Hannah Mason, Jennie Lee Foster, Crosby Barrett, Natalie Oughourlian)

Vox – for piano and string quartet, Lorelei Quartet (Natalia Vaskinova, Jennie Lee-Foster, Francesca Knowles, Angharad Maxwell) and Sophie Griggs (pianoforte)

Moving On – for pianoforte (Magdalena Wojdzik)

The infusion of impossible things – for flute, piano and string trio – Tala Badri (flute), Mariola Sokolowska (pianoforte), Anne Mouslmani (violin), Imogen Lillywhite (viola), Anna Lashko (violoncello)

I count the islands (and I sigh) – for viola and small orchestra (Stephanie Duarte (solo viola) Dubai Chamber Orchestra (directed by Jon Barrett))

String Quartet No 3 – performed by the Lorelei Quartet (Natalia Vaskinova, Jennie Lee-Foster, Francesca Knowles & Angharad Maxwell)

Two Pages, Two Minutes – solo violin (Niko Managazze)