Stage and Concert Works

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Three Inventions

for violin and piano

2021     details Composers Edition

QIQI

for orchestra, five actors and dancer

2020   ca. 50'   details Composers Edition

Departure

for solo piano

2020   ca. 6'   details Composers Edition

33 Arias

2020    

Dirty Tricks

a chamber opera for six baritones, soprano and electric bass guitar

2020   70'   available from composer

QIQI

for orchestra, five actors and dancer

2020   50'   details Composers Edition

Reach for You

A musical two-hander for singers of any gender

2019     available from composer

Songs of Peace

concert theatre for clarinet, soprano, actor, cello, piano and tam-tam

2017     details Composers Edition

Prothalamian

a wedding song

2017     available from composer

The Winter’s Tale

2016    

Lemon/Tuesday/Cliff

three songs with words and music

2015 rev. 2020     details Composers Edition

Misfit Sonata

for piano solo

2015     details Composers Edition

Of Zoe and the Woman I Sing

A melodrama for actress Zoe Lister, her avatar and pianist.

2015     available from composer

The Mirror

an operatic sketch

2015     details Composers Edition

Clapiarinnoet

for clarinet and piano

2014   12'   details Composers Edition

NATYA

a concerto for piano and strings

2014   12'   details Composers Edition

Six Musical Moments for Pianist and Clown

Music theatre for clown and pianist

2013     available from composer

My Voice and Me

Radio Play for actor and voice synthesis

2013   13'   details Composers Edition

The Ballad of My Nipple

seven songs for singer, piano, clarinet and double bass

2013   20'   details Composers Edition

Three Musical Moments

for clown and pianist

2013     details Composers Edition

Kabara’s Lullaby II

Movement for speaking string quartet

2012    

Transgression No.1

for clarinet and piano

2012   5'   available from composer

La Malinche

transcription for piano from the opera by Paul Alan Barker

2011   5'   details Composers Edition

Hello, Mr Darwin!

an opera for children

2010   30'   details Composers Edition

El Gallo

an opera for actors without text

2009     details Composers Edition

Songs for St. Vitus

for mixed choir

2008   10'   details Composers Edition

El Progreso de Pedro

for piano solo

2007   10'   details Composers Edition

Interludes

solos, duets and trios and quartets for 2 violins, cello & clarinet

2007     available from composer

Kabara’s Lullaby

for soprano and bass or solo soprano

2007     details Composers Edition

Homage to Shostakovich

for SATB and string quartet

2006   ca. 5'   details Composers Edition

Dunas

Dance score for Mexico

2005     available from composer

Nye Tand, Eh?

a Capella Opera without words

2005     available from composer

Clarinet Quintet

In Memoriam: for those who fall in time of war. For string quartet and clarinet

2004   ca. 28'   details Composers Edition

Before The Beginning (aka Antes del Principio)

24 songs for a cappella voices, without text

2004     details Composers Edition

Songs Between Words (Book Two)

Book Two for ensembles

2003   flex   details Composers Edition

Viewing the Instruments: Risk = 1%

Music Theatre for Viol da Gamba, Cello and Flute

2003   5 mins  

Bosque para Cámara

2003    

LopLopBop

for two pianos

2003   20'   available from composer

Loplop Dances

for two pianos

2003   20'   details Composers Edition

Songs Between Words

a series of 48 Capella songs for solos and ensembles

2003     details Composers Edition

Songs Men Don’t Hear

3 songs for mezzo and percussion

2003     available from composer

Stone Song, Stone Dance

for four percussionists (stones and temple bells)

2001     details Composers Edition

Seven Dirty Sonnets

for solo bass guitar or solo string bass or solo piano

2000     details Composers Edition

Some Dirty Tricks

for soprano and piano

2000     details Composers Edition

Book of the Beasts

1996    

Whale

1996    

The False Hairpiece

1996    

Pinoccio

1996    

The Tempest

1996    

Stone

1995    

Tulip Futures

1995    

Ginger

1995    

Concerto for 8

a chamber concert work

1995   20'   available from composer

Suite for Strings: La Malinche

music for strings

1995   14'   available from composer

Faustus

1994    

4 Quartets in 3 Movements

for 4 percussionists and 19 drums

1994   15'   available from composer

Three Songs for Sylvia

for solo soprano and orchestra

1994   17'   details Composers Edition

Courasche

1993    

2C diVa

1992    

The Return of Mullock

for solo tenor steel pan

1992   12'   available from composer

The Sirens and the Sea

a dramatic cantata for SATB choir

1992   18'   details Composers Edition

The Sorceress’ Tale

an entertainment in homage to Henry Purcell

1991 rev. 2002   20   details Composers Edition

The Thief of Songs I

for solo mezzo-soprano

1990     details Composers Edition

The Thief of Songs III

for mezzo-soprano and piano

1990     details Composers Edition

The Pillow Song

a chamber opera after Sei Shonagan

1988   30'   details Composers Edition

Harlequin Concerto

for oboe and piano

1987   20'   available from composer

Blue Riffs

Modern dance score

1986   ca. 20'   available from composer

Phantastes

an adult fairy-tale opera

1986   60'   available from composer

Ebb

single movement work for solo piano

1986   7'   available from composer

Deirdre

Modern dance score

1984   ca. 15'   available from composer

Mirrors of the Sea

Modern dance score

1983   ca. 20'   available from composer

The Last Sunrise

Modern dance score

1982   ca. 15'   available from composer

Knot Music

concert work for solo flute

1981   10'   available from composer

The Moon Sees Me

Modern dance score

1981   ca. 20'   available from composer

Alice Where Art Thou?

Modern dance score

1980   ca. 20'   available from composer

Vox Humanis

Modern dance score

1979   ca. 15'   available from composer

Frankenstein

Modern dance score

1979   ca. 60'   available from composer

The Canterville Ghost

Comic opera after the story by Oscar Wilde

  90 mins   available from composer

Homage to Shostakovich

for SATB and string quartet

  10'   details Composers Edition

The Thief of Songs II

song-cycle for mezzo, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion

  20'   available from composer
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