orchestral and large ensemble
A FURTHER OBSCURATION OF ROGER’S MASKS (2022)
Small Orchestra: 1.Picc.2(II=CA).2(II=BCl).2(II=CBsn) / 220.127.116.11 / Timp.Perc(2): Vib/Xyl/BD/Cast/SplCym/SD/Tamb/Tam/Tri / Hp / Str(6-8.6-8.4-6.4-6.2-4)
Duration ca. 7’40”
TIR NA NÓG (2022)
Orchestra: 3(II=AFl, III=Picc).3(III=CA).3(II=EbCl, III=BCl).2.CBsn / 18.104.22.168 / Timp.Perc(3): Glock/Vib/Xylo/BD/Bong/Cow/SplCym/SuspCym/SD/TBks/Tam/Tri/Wp / Hp / Str(12-14.11-13.10-12.8-10.6-8)
Duration ca. 14′
CANZONI D’AMORE DA LONTANO – CAVATINA FOR SMALL ORCHESTRA (2020)
Small Orchestra: 1(=Picc).1(=CA).1.1(=CBsn) / 2.2(I=PiccTpt).2.1 / Timp.Perc(2): Crot(F#6,A6)/Glock/Vib/Susp.Cym/BD/Tam / Hp / Str(6-8.6-8.4-6.4-6.2-4)
Shortlisted for Composition: Wales 2021
First performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales, cond. Ryan Bancroft, BBC Radio 3: New Music Show, 6 August 2022 (recorded at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, May 2021).
Duration ca. 8’
FRIPPERIES AND FRAZZLES (2020)
Solo Oboe & Chamber Orchestra*: 1.Picc.1.1.1 / 22.214.171.124 / Perc(2): Glock/TubB(E4,Ab4,D5)/Vib/Xylo/Cyms/2SuspCym(H,L)/BD/2Cow(M,L)/MT/Tam/Tamb/4Tom/Tri/Wp/2WB(H,M) / Hp / Str(8-10.8-10.6-8.4-6.2-4)
Duration ca. 13’
*also available for Oboe & Piano: First-prize winner of the 4th International Music Composition Contest, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos
PZAZZ! – A FANFARE FOR ORCHESTRA (2017)
Symphony Orchestra: 3(III=Picc).2.3(I.II=ASax,III=TSax).BarSax.2 / 126.96.36.199 / Timp.Perc(3):TubB/Xyl/Cyms/SuspCym/SD/BD/Cow/Tam/Tamb/Tri/Wp / BGuit / Str
Composed for and first performed by Lancing College Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ian Morgan-Williams, Lancing College, West Sussex, May 2017.
Duration ca. 4’
PRELUDE AND TUNE DECONSTRUCTION (2016)
Symphonic Brass Ensemble: 188.8.131.52 / Timp.Perc(2)(opt):TubB(Ab4)/Cyms/SD/BD/Tamb OR DKit(1)
Duration ca. 7’30”
THREE YORKSHIRE MARCHES (2016)
AN IDLE MARCH A SALTAIRE MARCH A NETHER TIMBLE MARCH
Durations: An Idle March ca. 8’30”
A Saltaire March ca. 9’
A Nether Timble March ca. 8’
SOME EASY MUSIC (2015)
Composed for and first performed by The Musicians of All Saints, cond. Andrew Sherwood, All Saints Centre, Lewes, East Sussex, 2016.
Duration ca. 12’
BOUNCE – NO BOUNCE (2014)
Solo Piano & Symphonic Wind Band: 2.Picc(=7 bags of noise-making objects that cannot bounce).2.3(I=basketball shared with EbCl).EbCl(=basketball).ACl(opt).BCl.2 / 2.1.1 / 4.4(III=EbTpt).3.Euph.1 / Timp.Perc(3):Glock/TubB/Vib/Xylo/SD/BD/Clv/Guiro/Tamb/Tam/Whistle/WB / DB(amp)
Composed for and first performed by Jack Redman, piano & Lancing College Concert Band, cond. Steve Dummer, Lancing College, West Sussex, March 2015.
Duration ca. 6’30”
AIRS AND DANCING (2013)
Symphony Orchestra: 184.108.40.206. / 4(III,IVopt).3(IIIopt).3.1(opt). / Timp.Perc(3):Glock/TubB(G4)/5TBl/Cyms/SuspCym/SD/BD/Tri / Str
Composed for and first performed by Lancing College Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ian Morgan-Williams, Lancing College, West Sussex, March 2013.
Duration ca. 9’30”
DYLAN’S MAGGOT (2013)
Symphony Orchestra: 3(I=Picc,II=AFl).2.2.BCl2 / 4.3(with mics, 8ve peds, fuzz boxes).3.1 / 2Timp.Perc(1): TubB(D5)/SD/BD/Tam/Tamb/Tri/WB / AcGuit(amp) / Str
Composed for and first performed by Lancing College Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ian Morgan-Williams, Lancing College, West Sussex, March 2014.
Duration ca. 7’30”
. . . WITH VIEWS OF A HIGHER PLACE . . . (2012)
Very slowly Fairly quick, but steady
Solo Oboe and String Orchestra*
Composed for and first performed by Alun Darbyshire, oboe & Alfriston Festival Orchestra, cond. Ian Morgan-Williams, Alfriston Summer Festival, Church of St Andrew, Alfriston, East Sussex, August 2012.
Duration ca. 12’30”
*also available for Oboe & String Sextet
LINES FROM BRYN WGAN: PRELUDE, SONGS AND POSTLUDE (2011)
posthumous settings of words by Bob Wallbank
PRELUDE SONG 1 – GREAT BLASKET SONG 2 – WILD MAN OF THE WOODS SONG 3 – ONE STEP AT A TIME
SONG 4 – SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED JUST SOUTH OF SOLITUDE SONG 5 – THE JETTY POSTLUDE
Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Bass-baritone soloists & Symphony Orchestra*: 3(I=AFl,II=BFl,III=Picc).SRec(=TeRec).DRec(=BRec).TrRec(=GBRec).2(I=OdA,II=CA).3(II=
E b,III=BCl).2(II=CBsn) / 4.3(III=E b).3.Euph.1 / Perc(7):Crot/Glock/Mar/TubB/Vib/Xylo/5TBl/Cyms/2SuspCym/SD/TD/2BD/2Tam/Tamb/5RTom/5Timp/3Tri / Guit.Hp.Pno(=Cel) / Str
Duration ca. 54’
*currently being revised for Soloists & Chamber Orchestra
WHEN I WAKE-UP, DANCING (2007)
Symphony Orchestra*: 3(III=Picc).2((IorII=CA).2.2 / 220.127.116.11 / Timp.Perc(2):Glock/Xylo/5TBl/2SuspCym/SD/BD/Cast/Tamb/Tri / Str
Re-orchestrated for and first performed by Wrexham Symphony Orchestra, William Aston Hall, Wrexham, July 2007.
Duration ca. 10’30”
*also available in its original version for Chamber Orchestra
WHEN I WAKE-UP, DANCING (2006)
Chamber Orchestra*: 2(IorII=Picc).2(IorII=CA).2.2 / 18.104.22.168 / Timp.Perc(2):Xylo/BD/Tamb/Tri / Str
Composed for and first performed by National Children’s Chamber Orchestra, cond. David Johnston.
Duration ca. 10’30”
*also available in an arrangement for Symphony Orchestra
SEANN TRIUBHAIS UILLEACHAIN (2002)
Symphony Orchestra*: 2.Picc.2.2.2ASax.TSax.1 / 22.214.171.124 / Timp.Perc.(3):Vib/2Bng/5TBl/Tamb / Guit(amp) OR Hp / Str OR String Orchestra (2005) with Picc(opt) & Perc(2)(opt)
Original version composed for and first performed by Newtown High School Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ian Morgan-Williams, Newtown High School, Powys, July 2002. The String Orchestra version was composed for and first performed by Wells Cathedral School String Chamber Orchestra, cond. Catherine Lord, Exeter, June 2005.
Duration ca. 3’
* This piece is available in various orchestrations, each adapted to fit specific youth orchestras or ensembles, and may be further re-orchestrated on request.
DAMADADDON: A CONCERT OVERTURE (1983, revised 2016)
Symphony Orchestra: 2.Picc(opt).2.2.2 / 126.96.36.199(opt) / Timp.Perc(2):Glock/Xylo/3TBl/Cyms/SuspCym/SD/TD/BD/Tamb / Hp(opt) / Str
Original version first performed by RNCM Symphony Orchestra, cond. Howard Snell, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, October 1984. Duration ca. 8’30”