For Choir or vocal ensemble. Indeterminate duration.
The Abbey Steps began its life as a haiku of the worn steps that lead up into the side chapel of Salisbury Cathedral. Music written for voices in the post-modern style.
A four-movement work for brass quintet created from transcriptions of birdcalls.
First Movement: Pied Butcherbird - c.3:00
Second Movement: Dappled Light - c.3:40
Third Movement: Fantasia - c.4:15
Fourth movement: Grey Butcherbird - c.1:50
Composed 2010 rev. 2015
Symphonic Wind Ensemble. A popular folk song of Malaysia and Indonesia where this simple song is made into a larger work by moving the anacrusis (upbeat) over to the first beat of the next bar, thus altering the nature of the song Composed 2014
Xylophone and marimba. The xylophone performs exclusively melodic and harmonic material derived from transcriptions of the call of the Grey Butcher Bird, while the marimba is an accompaniment using the notes that are also derived from the bird call. Composed 2011.
Guitar Quartet, c.2'00
This is a light pleasant work, which is entertaining and suitable for concerts and features various levels of capability to accommodate players of differing skill levels. Composed 2014.