1. Strolling LISTEN -- 2. Contemplating -- 3. Walking with all due speed
1st perf: Catrin Soons, Lowri Thom, Daisy Cooksley (cls), Jesse Gosse (bcl), St Mary’s Priory Church, Monmouth, 19 April 2017
Pub. S&B. Score and parts (3 B flat, 1 bass clarinet) available for purchase, ref Y340
REDLANDS SUITE (1967 rev. Oct. 2016) 8'
oboe, clarinet and bassoon
I. Distances II. Stony Ground
III. On Green Lawns. IV. Irregular Paths
1st perf, original version: undergraduate students, University of Reading Music Department, June 1967
Pub. Tŷ Cerdd, 2017
flute and clarinet in Bb
1st perf: Alena Walentin, flute, Peryn Clement-Evans, clarinet, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 6 May, 2018
LITTLE DUOS FOR TWO BASSOONS (2013) 8½ '
1. Winding Tune – II. Ave Regina – III. Receding Tune
1st perf: Angharad Thomas, Harry Davidson, bassoons, Mordan Hall, St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 7 March 2014.
Pub. Tŷ Cerdd, 2017
IN SITU (2013) 11'
tenor saxophone and piano
Dedicated to the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, Connecticut, USA.
1st perf.: Dan Goble, saxophone, Russell Hirshfield, piano, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Connecticut, USA, 15 April, 2015
LITTLE DUOS (2006) 9'
two B flat clarinets
1st perf: George Georgiou and Ona Cardona, City University, London, 27 February 2007.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase (two copies supplied), ref Y233
These exciting Little Duos require lively players with a fairly fluent technique, and they are welcome additions to the duo repertoire.
David Campbell, Sheet Music Review, March/April 2007
. . . to play they are witty, imaginative and explore some beautiful harmonies. The interplay between the two instruments is creatively handled with some striking and unusual effects. Definitely for advanced players (Grade 8 plus) but my school-aged students of this standard were very keen to learn and perform them.
Helen Paskins, Music Teacher, December 2006
SONGLINES (2002) 12'
alto saxophone and piano
I. Violets are Blue LISTEN – II. Fourteen Angels – III. The Tree on the Hill
1st perf: Sarah James (sax), Grace Huang (pf), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 12 March 2003.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y199
In three movements, the piece travels through many interesting climates often in very tight, angular environments needing much rhythmical security. The composer, obviously well acquainted with the instrument, stretched its and the performer’s capabilities.
A. Wilson, Clarinet & Saxophone, Summer 2003
PRIMAVERA (1984–2002) 20' LISTEN
fl, ob, cl, hn, bsn
I. Midwinter Spring -- II. Opening Buds -- III. Spring Midwinter
1st perf, Mvt I: Patterson Wind Quintet (Kate Hill, fl, Nicholas Daniel, ob, Joy Farrell, cl, Peter Ash, hn, Peter Williams, bsn, St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London, 30 June 1984; 1st complete perf: The Aurora Ensemble, Pontardawe Arts Centre, Swansea, 1 November 2002.
Pub. S&B. Score and parts available for purchase, ref Y196
SHAPING THE AIR (2000, 2002) 11'
Version for soprano/alto saxophone and piano
I. Fretting -- II. Silver Ropes -- III. Windmills
1st perf: Sarah James (sax), Paul Turner (pf), British Clarinet and Saxophone Society Congress, Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 25 October 2002
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SHAPING THE AIR (2000) 11'
oboe and piano
I Fretting LISTEN-- II Silver Ropes -- III Windmills
1st perf: Katherine MacKintosh (ob), Simon Lepper (pf), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 22 November 2000.
Pub. S&B Copies available for purchase, ref Y18
FANTASY QUINTET (1998) 15'
five C flutes
I Dark Journey -- II Dance in the Light
Written for music students at Reading University.
Pub. S&B. Score and parts available for purchase, ref Y164
. . . ET LAMENTABLE JOYE (1988, rev. 2002) 6'
solo clarinet in B flat
1st perf: Robina Dallmeyer, British Music Information Centre, London, 5 May 1988;1st perf (rev. version): Andrew Mason, Kimbolton Music Club, Cambridgeshire, 1 December 2002.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y193
DANCE IN THE LIGHT (1997) 4' two C flutes
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase (two copies supplied), ref Y157
STEPPING OUT (1996) 9'
clarinet and piano
1st perf: Katherine Spencer (cl), Sam Haywood (pf), Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 15 August 1997.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y144
[Stepping Out], a virtuosic, witty, clarinet-piano duo was given a captivating performance. . .
Deborah Hayes, IAWM Journal, Winter 1998
WHEREVER I GO (1995) 5'
1st perf: Anna Maria Morini, Castello Caetani, Sermoneta, Italy (Pontino Festival), 9 June 1995 ; 1st British perf: Lisa-Maree Amos, BMIC, London, 6 June, 1996.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y147
TRAQUAIR MUSIC (1989) 7'
1st perf: Cynthia Green, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, USA, 23 February 1991; 1st British perf: Ruth Scott, Presteigne Festival, 30 August 1996.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y146
ARIEL (1988) 7'
flute and piano
1st perf: Nicola Ellis (fl ), Sadie Harrison (pf), King’s College, London, 27 June 1988.
Pub. S&B. Copies available for purchase, ref Y149
SHADOW DANCE (1984, rev. 1985) 7'
flute, oboe and piano
1st perf (orig. version): Joanne Pitman (fl), Christle Judd (ob), Richard Shaw (pf), King’s College, London, February 1984. 1st perf (rev. version): Members of Capricorn: Philippa Davies (fl), Christopher O’Neal (ob), Julian Jacobson (pf), St John’s Smith Square, London,May 1985; 1st broadcast perf: same performers, January 1986 (BBC Radio 3).
Pub. S&B.Score and parts available for purchase, ref AC150