SEVERAL FANFARES 2020 6mins
for solo trumpet
LAMENT 2020 2020 c.16mins
for contrabass flute and piano
written for Carla Rees and John Tilbury
EIGHT SONGS FROM CAVAFY 1968 17mins
Mezzo-soprano Flute Oboe Bassoon
Jane Manning ,soprano & the Nash Ensemble. Conductor, Justin Connolly.
Purcell room, London. Birmingham University.
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IN MEMORIAM MARTIN LUTHER KING 1969 4mins
Jennifer Ward Clarke, Edwin Roxburgh, SPNM Weekend, London. Morley College Musica Viva Ensemble, at YAKAR (Centre for Jewish Studies ,London). University of York.
University of Auckland. Alison Jepson. Margaret Cooke.
DIRECTIONS FOR CLARINET IN A 1970 10mins
DIRECTIONS FOR CLARINET AND MIME 1970 10mins Dartington Summer School
NINE LESSONS FROM ISAIAH 1970 25mins
String Quartet and Bass Voice
IMPROVISATION ON 6 NOTES 1971 15mins
Soprano Flute Guitar.
Jane Manning, Judith Pearce, Gilbert Biberian. SPNM Weekend, London.
SERENADE 1971 15mins
Piano Recorded Tape
IN MEMORIAM IGOR STRAVINSKY 1971 17mins
Wind Quintet Piano Percussion
Dartington Summer School, Cockpit Theatre, London. Conducted by Sir Harrison Birtwistle.
ROUND FOR 14 SOLO STRINGS 1972 12mins
8 Violins 3Violas 2Cellos 1Double Bass
SPNM Open Rehearsal. The Park Lane Players. Conducted by Edwin Roxburgh.
LAMENTATIONS FOR FOUR 1973 20mins
2 Cellos Percussion(2 players)
Marilyn Sansom, Sharon McKinley, cellos. Conductor, Myer Fredman. Purcell Room. Reading University.
COCYTUS 1973 20mins
EXERCISE FOR TWO PIANOS 1974 10mins
Commissioned by “Dreamtiger”
Peter Hill Douglas Young. Purcell Room. Yehudi Menuhin School.
Royal Northern College of Music. BBC Broadcast.
THE SLAUGHTERER 1975 1hr 20mins
Chamber opera in 9 scenes. Soprano Mezzo-soprano Contralto Tenor Baritone Bass
Clarinet Trumpet Trombone Viola/Fiddle Percussion.
TO VERONICA 1976 20mins
2010, Parts 1 to 4 performed by John Tilbury at Shoreditch Church as part of the Christian Wolff weekend
VOICES 1976 20mins
Soprano Mezzo-soprano Counter-tenor Baritone (all doubling on Percussion).
Commissioned by John Eaton(Baritone and later Opera Director). Purcell Room.
JEDER ENGEL IST SCHRECKLICH 1976 20mins
Soprano Baritone Clarinet/Bass clarinet Horn Tenor trombone/ Bass trombone 2 Violins Viola Cello Double Bass.
Commissioned by “Contrapuncti”. Stephen Varcoe Jane Manning.
Conducted by Michael Lankester. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
OCTET FOR TWO 1977 15mins
Cello Piano Recorded Tape
Commissioned by “Dreamtiger”, for Rohan de Saram and Shelagh Sutherland.
Featured in Composition Workshop at Sussex University.
Performed at the University of Auckland by Brian Sayer and Coral Bognuda. Tape realised by John Rimmer.
OMEGA SERENADE 1978 15mins
4 Guitars (2 doubling on Requintos) Recorded Tape.
Commissioned by The Omega Guitar Quartet.
THE WATERS OF SEPARATION 1978 20mins
Commissioned by St Paul’s Girls’ School
DOUGANESCU 1979 12mins
Commissioned by Alexander Balanescu and Douglas Young.
Vale Of Glamorgan Festival. BBC Broadcast.
PATHS WHERE THE MOURNERS TREAD 1980 20mins
Flute/Alto flute/Piccolo Oboe/Cor Anglais Percussion Harp Violin Viola Cello Double Bass.
Commissioned by Lontano. Conducted by Odaline de la Martinez. Purcell Room.
EPITAPH FOR CATHY 1980 30mins
Basset Clarinet (doubling on 3 gongs and 3 drums)
Robert Schuck. British Music Information Centre, London
SHHS IN PERPETUUM MOBILE 1981 10mins
2Flutes 2Violins 2Cellos Wood Block or Claves Piano.
Written for South Hampstead High School’s Centenary Celebration.
LITANY FOR STRINGS 1981 20mins
Violins Violas Cellos.
Commissioned by the Yehudi Menuhin School .Conducted by Erika Fox.
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Leatherhead School. Cheltenham Festival. BBC Broadcast.
PAS DE DEUX 1981 20mins
Violin Double Bass.
Commissioned by “Lysis”. Hazel Smith Roger Dean. Purcell Room.
SPIRALS 1982 12mins
Bassoon Double Bassoon.
Eric Hollis David Chatterton. British Music Information Centre, London. William Davis Bruce Gbur. Northwestern University, Illinois USA.
MOVEMENT FOR STRING SEXTET 1982 8mins
2 Violns 2 Violas 2 Cellos
SHIR 1983 20mins
Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo Oboe/Cor Anglais Clarinet in A/E flat/Bass Clarinet Bassoon Horn Trumpet Tenor/Bass Trombone Percussion Piano 2 Violins Viola Cello Double Bass
20th Century Ensemble. Royal College of Music, London. Conducted by Edwin Roxburgh.
“Lontano”. Conducted by Odaline de la Martinez. Brighton Festival.
BBC Broadcast. Featured on television’s Channel 4.
KALEIDOSCOPE 1983 16mins
Flute Harp Vibraphone Cello
Wigmore Hall, London. Endymion Ensemble. Conducted by Howard Williams.
Purcell Room, London. Conducted by Erika Fox..
BBC Broadcast. “Lontano” .Conducted by Odaline de la Martinez.
University of Auckland, New Zealand. The Karlheinz Company.
Winner of the 1983 Finzi Award.
QUASI UNA CADENZA 1983 12mins
Clarinet in A/B flat/ Bass Clarinet Horn Piano
Commissioned by “Lontano”. St. John’s, Smith Square, London.
Conducted by Odaline de la Martinez. BBC Broadcast. York university.
NICK’S LAMENT 1984 20mins
Commissioned by Charles Ramirez. Purcell Room, London. Royal College of Music, London. Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells. BBC Broadcast. Also performed by Ulrike Merk, Festival of Women Composers, Berlin.
OSEN SHOMAAT 1985 25mins
Small Orchestra (36 Players).
Commissioned by the Grosvenor Chamber Group. Conducted by Keith Burstein.
St. James’s Church, Piccadilly. BBC Invitation Concert, Broadcasting House, London. Broadcast by ECS , Conducted by Odaline de la Martinez.
SILVER HOMAGE 1986 20mins
Trumpet Piano Percussion Cello
Commissioned by Option Band. Mill House Festival, Aynho. Conducted by Erika Fox.
RIVKA’S FIDDLE 1986 17mins
Commissioned and performed by Rivka Golani. Music Gallery, Toronto, Canada. Broadcasts: CBC BBC.
University of Auckland, performed by Mark Menzies.
DREAMING 1987 20mins
Alto Flute/ Piccolo / Guitar
Commissioned by Timothy Walker and Judith Hall. British Council tour, Greece and Turkey. Lauderdale House, London.
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FRÜHLING IST WIEDERGEKOMMEN 1988 6mins
Soprano (with wide range), Piano.
Jane Manning. Dominic Saunders. British Music Information Centre (BMIC), London.
Kym Amps. Nicholas Bosworth. BMIC.
Jannie Pranger. Gerard Bouwhuis. Festival of Women Composers, Amsterdam, Holland.
ON VISITING STRAVINSKY’S GRAVE 1988 10mins
AT SAN MICHELE
Dominic Saunders, BMIC. David Carhart, Purcell Room. BMIC. Trinity College of Music. King’s College. St. Giles within Cripplegate, Barbican.
Richard Casey. BMIC (in series of concerts to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Composers’ Guild of Great Britain )
Douglas Finch. Hinde Street Church, London. City University, London.
HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY 1989 20mins
Flute/Alto Flute/ Oboe/ Cor Anglais/ Clarinet in A/E flat/ Bass Clarinet/ Trumpet/ Piano.
Commissioned by “Sounds Positive”. Conducted by David Sutton-Anderson. Purcell Room. Leighton House, London.
Exhibition Hall, Olympia,( Daily Express “Lifestyles 2000” exhibition).
Burgh House, Hampstead
THE BET 1990 1hr. 5mins.
Music Theatre work. (Text by Elaine Feinstein). Narrator (with good singing ability, including falsetto) or separate male and female voice. Puppets. Flute/Alto Flute/ Piccolo/ Bass Flute. Piano/ Percussion (1 player)/ Double Bass.
Commissioned by the Feinstein Quartet. Conducted by Matthew Rowe. Directed and Designed by John Roberts. Narrated by Leonard Fenton. Purcell Room. Almeida Theatre. Huddersfield Festival. Norwich Puppet Theatre. Schools’ Tour.
LETTERS AND NOTES 1990 20mins
Soprano (with strong lower register). Clarinet in A/ E flat/ Bass Clarinet. Viola. Cello.
Commissioned by “Gemini”. Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London.
Performed in Bratislava and broadcast on Czech radio.
THE DANCER HOTOKE 1991 30mins
Chamber opera. Libretto by Ruth Fainlight.
Soprano. Mezzo -Soprano. Baritone (virtuoso part with very wide pitch range). Speaking(chanting) part. Puppet (to give performance of dance. Must be manipulated by highly trained and experienced puppeteer). Oboe/Cor Anglais. Trumpet in C.
Tenor Trombone. Bass Trombone. Piano. Percussion(1 player).
Commissioned by “The Garden Venture”, under the auspices of The Royal Opera,
Covent Garden. Riverside Studios, London. Directed by Clare West.
Designed by Henk Schut. Puppet designed and made by John Roberts.
Sarah Leonard, Soprano. Amanda McMurray, Mezzo- Soprano.
John Oakley- Tucker, Baritone. Puppeteer, Susan Beattie.
Endymion Ensemble. Conducted by Timothy Lole.
Nominated for an Olivier Award.
MEDITATION ON SIBYLS 1991 18mins
Contralto/ Clarinet in A/ E flat/ Bass Clarinet. Horn Bassoon. Violin. Viola. Cello.
Commissioned by Capricorn. Catherine Denley, Contralto. Sonorities Festival, Belfast. Purcell Room, London. BBC Broadcast.
THE MOON OF MOSES 1992 20mins
Commissioned by Double Image. Emma Chamberlain, Cello. Purcell Room, London.
Yakar, Centre for Jewish Studies, London.
SIMON’S SKETCH 1992 2 mins
Performed by Antony Gray at Burgh House, Hampstead.
SINGENDER STEIGE 1994 3mins
Jane Manning, Soprano. Simon Desorgher, Flute. BMIC.
With Jane’s Minstrels, BBC Broadcast, on Robert Ziegler’s programme, “Hear and Now”.
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TUNED SPHERES 1995 10mins
Clarinet in A/ E flat/ Bass Clarinet. Trumpet in B flat. Piano.
Commissioned by Sounds Positive for the Purcell Tercentenary. St. John’s, Smith Square.
Burgh House, Hampstead.
DAVIDSBÜNDLER LIED 1997 6mins
DAVIDSBÜNDLERLIEDER 1999 12 mins
Performed by Carola Nielinger and David Carhart at Bath and Southampton Universities and at a concert given by ‘Double Image’ at the Hampstead Town Hall.
Antony Gray and Simon Desorgher, (Sounds Positive), Burgh House, Hampstead.
REMEMBERING THE TANGO 1999 3 mins
Written for the New Zealand composer John Rimmer’s 60th Birthday and performed at the University of Auckland.
Sally Mays and Simon Desorgher, Burgh House, Hampstead.
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SONNET 2000 7 mins
Mezzo Soprano/ Saxophone/ Piano.
Poem by Amelia Rosselli, translated by Emmanuela Tandello.
Performed as part of the Jewish Music Festival at Lauderdale House, London, by Rebbeka Wedell, Sarha Moore and Phil Alexander.
MALINCONIA MILITARE 2003 15 mins
Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano
Commissioned for the Leamington Festival and performed by Chamber Domaine in May 2003 and at Bromsgrove in November 2004
CAFÉ. WARSAW 1944 2005 15 mins
Flute(s), Clarinet(s), violin, cello, piano, percussion (1 player)
Commissioned for the Bromsgrove Concerts and performed by the New Music Players
WORK IN PROGRESS
Concerto for piano and large ensemble, “David singt vor Saul”,
Commissioned by Julian Jacobson and a work for contrabass flute and piano for John Tilbury and Carla Rees