Lucky Dip

A light-hearted, melodic suite for chamber orchestra (14 mins)
Six short movements: Beginner’s Luck, Stroke of Luck, Serenade, Lucky for Some, Romance, Luck of the Devil
Orchestration: 2222/2200/1 perc/timp/strings

Chaconne For Orchestra

(6 mins)

Built over a recurring theme, this piece starts tenderly, has a big band-style central section, and builds to a rousing conclusion.
Orchestration: 2222/4231/timp +1 perc/strings

Fugal Fantasia for piano & orchestra

(c.7 mins)
A light-hearted showpiece for piano & orchestra.
Orchestration: 2222/4000/timp/solo piano/strings

This piece has been recorded by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia (conductor Ronald Corp) on the CD British Celebration 3 (Heritage recordings)

‘A seven-minute piece of sheer pleasure, featuring cool echoes of Bach…a little showstopper’ – Music Web International


Incidental music for BBC Timewatch programmes

Orchestral Suite No.1 in G major

Allegro – Andante – Allegretto
Orchestration: 1202 / 2200 / Timp / Strings
‘A homage to the baroque and classical eras…It revealed an acute ear for period and style and a considerable gift for orchestration, which created some quite sumptuous textures’ (Hampstead & Highgate Express)

Suite Dreams

For clarinet & string orchestra (12 mins)

‘A nocturne of classical proportions, with some inventive passagework for the soloist….The 3rd movement is wonderfully rhythmic’ (Hampstead & Highgate Express)

There Is A Flower Springing

(5 mins)

Chorale prelude (on the tune Es Ist Ein’ Ros’) for chamber orchestra. Brass play the familiar chorale, while strings, harp and woodwind accompany with a new melody. Orchestration: 1022/2220/harp/strings

Three Piece Suite

For full orchestra (c.10 mins)

Festival Day – Enchanted Night – Dawn Raid

Orchestration: 2 (pic) 222 / 4231 / Timp+3 / harp/ strings.
This piece has been recorded by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia (conductor Gavin Sutherland) on the CD British Celebration 2

Heritage recordings

Listen to Festival Day

Watch a performance of Dawn Raid