David W Solomons, composer, singer and classical guitarist,
welcomes you to the new streamlined site.

Here you will find:
A comprehensive search facility for scores of all of my compositions and arrangements
My biography
A blog with news of my latest compositions, videos and recordings
dwschorale.com: My recordings of works by other composers
dwsmp3.com: Recordings of my works performed by various musicians
My videos on youtube
The old site with catalogues for each instrument

I have been composing since 1969, concentrating on lyrical tonal music and experimenting in various modes (particularly the Dorian and Octatonic).
Some of my work is aimed at good amateur musicians (both instrumental and vocal) but other pieces are quite virtuoso, especially solo works for flute, saxophone and violin which have been written for specific professional musicians.
I have also attempted to fill specific "gaps" in the market, in particular songs for alto (or baritone) voice and classical guitar: back in 1969, I asked my local music shop if they had such works.
When they said that they didn't, I immediately began to remedy the situation, and continue to do so, as you can see from my catalogue!


Rooftops for 2 flutes

Rooftops! :-)
Originally written as a vocal duo now made into an instrumental duo.
Score and parts available at Rooftops for 2 flutes


Manchester Magnificat

The history of Manchester as seen through the eyes of local poet Audrey Vaughan,
including its origins around the river Irwell, the original monastery which became Manchester Cathedral,
the industrial revolution, the Peterloo Massacre, and the singing of church and cathedral choirs up to the present day.

Score and parts available at Manchester Magnificat