Chaconne For Orchestra
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
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)
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
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