mixed voices

BOOKWORMS
for SATB choir & piano (4mins)
A light-hearted setting of this Roger McGough poem

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DAY BY DAY (A prayer of St Richard of Chichester)
(A prayer of St Richard of Chichester) for SATB choir & piano/organ (2 mins)
[arrangement of original 2-part version]
Published by Encore Publications

I WAITED PATIENTLY FOR THE LORD
anthem for SATB choir and organ (words from psalm 40) (5 mins)
1st performance, Islington Choral Society, March 2005

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JUST EXCHANGE
(poem by Sir Philip Sidney) – wedding motet for soprano solo, SATB choir and piano/organ (3 mins)
Published by Encore Publications

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MAY THE ROAD RISE WITH YOU
(A Gaelic Blessing) – for SATB choir & organ or small orchestra (3 mins)
Published by Encore Publications

ST. JAMES’ MASS
(unison voices and/or SATB choir and organ)
Written for St James’ Church, London NW6

'Melodically driven, this is a very attractive setting' (RSCM website)

Published by The Royal School of Church Music

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CAROL OF THE SHIP
Christmas carol for SATB choir and organ (3.5 mins)

CHARLES DICKENS' CAROL
A lively carol for SATB choir and piano, c.4 mins. The poem, by Dickens, appears in The Pickwick Papers;  it is full of the vigour and generosity of Dickens' feeling for the Christmas season

I HEARD THE BELLS
Christmas carol for SATB choir and organ (3 mins)

TEN DESCANTS
Ten descants to popular hymns, arranged for descant, unison voices and organ:

Father, hear the prayer we offer; In our day of thanksgiving; Judge eternal; The Lord’s my shepherd (Crimond);  The King of love (Dominus regit me); Love divine; O Praise ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum); O Thou who camest from above; Thou whose almighty word; Ye holy angels bright

TEN DESCANTS VOLUME 2

Be thou my guardian, Come thou long-expected Jesus, Firmly I believe and truly, Holy holy holy, How sweet the name of Jesus sounds, Immortal love for ever full, Jesus good above all other, Lead us heavenly Father lead us, There is a green hill, Through all the changing scenes of life.

TWO CHRISTINA ROSSETTI SETTINGS
For SATB unaccompanied choir & soprano solo (c.3 mins each):

A Birthday
Sing No Sad Songs for Me (composed in memory of Jan Howard-Sneyd)

‘Philip’s enchanting melodic gift and command of choral textures infuse Christina Rossetti’s consolatory poem’ – Mark Denza, Musical Director, Hampstead Singers

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Two short anthems:

LORD WHO HAST FORMED ME and MY SPIRIT LONGS FOR THEE
c. 2 mins each)
Published by RSCM (in Sunday by Sunday Collection 2)
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Sunday by Sunday Collection 2

TAKE MY LIFE
anthem for SATB and piano/organ (3 mins)
Published by Encore Publications