A Betrothal

(words by Joy Scovell)
Motet for 2-part mixed voice choir (2 mins).


Bethlehem, Of Noblest Cities

Anthem for Epiphany, for SATB choir and organ (3 mins).


Bookworms

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

‘Your piece was the highlight of the programme: it was inspired and perfect for the occasion.’
Jane Eliot, Music for Publishers


Carol Of The Ship

Christmas carol for SATB choir and organ (3.5 mins).


Come, Holy Ghost

Anthem for Pentecost, with words by Charles Wesley.
SATB and organ (3 mins).


Day By Day

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


Hymn To St James

A short motet singing the praises of St James; text by the composer (2 mins).
Published by St James’ Press


I Heard The Bells

Christmas carol for SATB choir and organ (3 mins).


I Thank You God

A setting of this beautiful poem by E.E.Cummings, for SATB choir and piano (5 mins).


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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Little Mass

Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei
A short, lyrical setting of the Latin mass, for unaccompanied SATB choir.


Lord Who Hast Formed Me

Short anthem (or introit) for SATB choir & organ, suitable for Lent. Text by George Herbert.
‘drop-dead gorgeous’ – (St James’ Press).

Published by RSCM


May The Road Rise With You

(A Gaelic Blessing) – for SATB choir & organ or small orchestra (3 mins).

Published by Encore Publications


My Spirit Longs For Thee

Short anthem for 2-part mixed voice choir & organ (c.2 mins).
‘your choir will love it’ – (St James’ Press).

Published by RSCM

Sunday By Sunday Collection II


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 RSCM

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Sing No Sad Songs For Me

for unaccompanied SATB choir and soprano solo; text by Christina Rossetti (c.3 mins).

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


Take My Life

anthem for SATB and piano/organ (3 mins).

Published by Encore Publications


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.


There Is A Flower Springing

Chorale prelude (on ‘Es ist ein ros’) for SATB choir and organ, or orchestra (5 mins)
The choir sings the familiar chorale while the orchestra weaves a new melody.