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!


Masses of Music

Masses of Music The Mass for choir and orchestra, together with the grand finale Ite Missa Est for orchestra, has now been released
on Bandcamp and CDBaby -
(soon to be released also on itunes and Amazon and as a video on youtube and Vimeo).
This beautiful performance was made by the Budapest Scoring Symphonic Orchestra and Choir under Zoltan Pad.

Those who are familar with my music will recognise it as a rather grand expansion of the Mass for men"s voices and organ

On a different tack, I have recently released instrumental arrangements of some popular 20th century songs, including several Beatles songs
and Arlen"s Stormy Weather. These have been made with the permission of the original copyright holders through the SheetMusicPlus
ArrangeMe system. For all relevant links to scores and mp3s please visit my arrangements page.

More news soon, including a saxophone quartet in Nottingham and some great performances from Chile ...

Now on Vimeo

Now on Vimeo High resolution videos of my music are now available for download on Vimeo.

Here is the Album: Music by David Warin Solomons
(including the Suite for Guitar and Orchestra)

Here is the Album: Early Choral Music
(mainly Renaissance but also including Three little maids from school from the Mikado!)