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Originals with voice(s)   

Originals with other instrument(s)

Arrangements with voice(s)

Arrangements with other instrument(s)


Originals with voice(s)   


Wine and water

   (voice and piano (various keys))


Three little pigs                      Video     

   (narrator, Piano)


The Swallows (after Gourgen Mahari)

   (tenor, piano)



The Swallows  (after Gourgen Mahari)

   (alto, piano)



The Scottish banana

   (voice and piano)


Te Deum for men’s voices and organ

  (ATB, organ)


The Feast of Lights (Hanukkah song)          Video     

  (2 sopranos, piano)




The Grasshopper and the Ant

  (clarinet, bassoon, piano and spoken voices)



The Quiet Way you move me (version for alto and piano)         Video     

  (alto, piano)


Songs of Solomons (part two) (complete set)

  (alto, piano)

    Separate scores:

   1 Dawn in the Room              

   2 Habirandosan No Haiku              Video (with Stephen Taylor)      Video (with Mark Crayton)     

   3 Ludhe Sing Tishu                 

   4 The Quiet Way You Move Me       Video     

   5 Greek Wassail                            Video

   6 The Swallows                        

   7 Rose                                          Video (with Stephen Taylor)         Video (with Mark Crayton)     

   8 Invitation to the Journey            Video     

   9 Christmas Haikus                      Video     

   10 Lookin' Just Lookin'          



Sing a New Song to the Lord (taken from the Manchester Magnificat)

  (SATB choir and organ)


Planet (version with piano accompaniment)      

  (soprano, alto, piano)



Prayer to the Virgin for soprano, alto and piano

  (soprano, alto and piano)




Psalm 150 (score)

  (SATB choir, 2 organs, violin, viola, clarinet, timpani, 1 percussion and strings)


                                                       Rental of parts




Romanza

   (alto voice and bandoneon)  


Rose (after a poem by Iskan Acikca)           Video (with Stephen Taylor)         Video (with Mark Crayton)  

  (alto or baritone), piano)

  (tenor (or soprano), piano)

  (baritone saxophone, piano)

  (bass saxophone and piano)


Nunc Dimittis                                       (mp3 electronic preview)

  (girls’ choir (SSA), harp and organ)


Nocturne - The Imagined Conversation

  (high alto or mezzo soprano, piano)


My Gentle Words            Video   

  (soprano, flute, piano)


Mass for men’s voices and organ            Video   

  (ATB, organ)



Ludhe Sing Tishu

  (alto, piano)



Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis

  (SATB choir and organ)



Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis for men’s voices and organ

  (ATB, organ)



Malgré Moi

  (2 altos and piano)

  Poem by Jacques Prévert


How shall I sing that majesty?                    Video     

  (small choir (2 voices sometimes splitting to 4)

   and piano)


Dawn in the Room (piano and voice)    

  (alto (or baritone), piano)


Christmas Song

  (SATB choir, piano)



The Birding Song                                      Video     

   (alto, flute, piano and optional birdsong)



A Simple Communion Service                      Video     

 (choir and organ)



A Manchester Magnificat                            Video     

  (choir, soloists, piano and organ)



An Imagined Conversation

   (high alto or mezzo and piano)




The Swallows

   Alto and piano

   Soprano and piano

   Tenor and piano



Our Father (Dorian Mode)             Video

    (unison choir and congregation, organ and optional descant)


The Face of Love

     alto and piano






Originals with other instrument(s)


Simply joyful for flute quartet and piano


Simply joyful for clarinet quartet and piano


Simply joyful for wind quartet and piano


Simply joyful for saxophone quartet and piano


Simply joyful for string quartet and piano



Nocturne sans sommeil (Sleepless nocturne) for bassoon and piano


Nocturne sans sommeil (Sleepless nocturne) for cello and piano


Nocturne sans sommeil (Sleepless nocturne) for clarinet and piano


Nocturne sans sommeil (Sleepless nocturne) for cor anglais and piano


Nocturne sans sommeil (Sleepless nocturne) for flute and piano



The face of love for oboe and piano


The face of love for clarinet and piano


The face of love for cello and piano


The face of love for viola and piano


Peacefully Floating for 2 flutes and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 bassoons and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 cellos and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 clarinets and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 violas and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 violins and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Peacefully Floating for 2 alto saxophones and piano (and optional guitar chords)


Bell dance for alto saxophone and piano


Bell Dance for tenor saxophone and piano


Bell dance for bassoon and piano


Bell dance for clarinet and piano


Bell Dance for flute and piano


The Feast of Lights - 2 flutes and piano                    Video


The Feast of Lights - 2 violins and piano


The Feast of Lights - 2 clarinets and piano


The Feast of Lights - 2 alto saxophones and piano



Prayer to the Virgin for 2 flutes and piano


Planet (The Sun sets on Venus) for 2 flutes and piano



Vintage Variations (inspired by the poem “Wine and Water” by G K Chesterton)

  (trumpet, organ)


Vintage Variations (inspired by the poem “Wine and Water” by G K Chesterton)

  (alto saxophone, organ)



The Feast of Lights Quartet

  (clarinet, violin, cello, piano)



Suite for alto recorder and piano

  (alto [treble] recorder, piano)



Suite for flute and piano

  (flute, piano - reworking of the suite for alto recorder and piano)



Superlocrian Trio

   (three harpsichords)


Professor Burble’s 4th Invention                                                                               Video

   (piano, strings, cymbals, gong and snare drums)



Rune of hospitality (The Crofter’s Song)

   (recorder, guitar, piano, cello)


She of the Pipes

  (flute, clarinet, piano)


She of the pipes

  (treble and tenor recorders, piano)



Octoboogy                 Video   

(Flute, alto sax, piano, bass, percussion)



Orientations (a duo in Japanese modes)            Video   

   (violin, piano)



Orientations  (a duo in Japanese modes)            Video   

   (flute and piano)


Petticoat Lane

  (various instruments with guitar or piano)



Mitherpot (or Whiner)            Video   

   (violin and piano)



Mitherpot (or Whiner) for flute and piano                               Video


Mitherpot (or Whiner) for clarinet and piano



Nocturne

  (clarinet (or flute or saxophone) and piano



Nocturne sans Sommeil (Sleepless nocturne)

   (violin and piano)


Malgré Moi (saxophones and piano version)

  (2 saxophones [soprano, alto or tenor], piano)



Malgré Moi  (ocarinas and piano version)

   (Ocarina in G, Ocarina in C , piano)


Jam Fancy (aka Crumhorn Pattie)

  (oboe or shawm or tenor recorder or crumhorn, piano, bass, drums)



La Chute des Anges rebelles

   (clarinet, bassoon, piano)


La Cigale et la Fourmi

  (clarinet, bassoon, piano and spoken voices)



La Folia Bossa Nova                             Video   

   (flute, oboe, violin, cello, piano, guitar, bass, percussion)



Les Cloches de Rouen

(part of the multi-composer suite “Le Horla”

  (violin, bassoon, piano)



He blows bubbles at them all                     Video

     flute, bassoon and piano



From Folk song Snapshots

For melody instrument and piano


6 The Scottish banana

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin viola cello

        Video [flute and piano]     


Dusk

  (viola, piano)



European Trio No 1

   (clarinet, violin, piano)



European Trio No 1

   (trumpet, violin, piano)



European Trio No 2

   (clarinet, violin, piano)



European Trio No 2

   (trumpet, violin, piano)



European Trio No 3

   (clarinet, violin, piano)



European Trio No 3

   (trumpet, violin, piano)




Collidoscope Gavotte (after the poem by Ogden Nash)

  (clarinet, piano)


Breezy Streets

(after La Folia Bossa Nova variation)

  (recorder, melodica, violin, cello and piano )



Bricklick Benji Rag                                Video     

   (guitar (jazz, acoustic, electric or classical) and piano)


A Tango already!                                        Video     

   (violin, bandoneon, electric guitar, piano, double bass)




Along the Road to Quintaquirk                             Video     

   (strings, harpsichord (or keyboard) and percussion)




The grass is growing in the field of ash - for flute, cello and piano

   (flute, cello, piano)



The grass is growing in the field of ash     Video

   (flute, oboe, piano)


The grass is growing in the field of ash

    (flute, cor anglais, piano)


Greek wassail clarinet and piano

  (clarinet and piano)

Greek wassail alto sax and piano

  (alto sax and piano)

Greek wassail flute and piano

  (flute and piano)


A Dark Goddess

  (flute, piano)



Christmas Song (some new instrumental versions)

   Christmas song for flute and piano

   Christmas song for clarinet and piano

   Christmas song for alto saxophone and piano


The Swallows

   Alto saxophone and piano

   Flute and piano

   Clarinet and piano

   Cello and piano

   Violin and piano

   Cor anglais and piano



The quiet way you move me (wind instrument and piano)

   tenor saxophone and piano

   flute and piano

   alto flute and piano

   cor anglais and piano


Invitation to the Journey (instrumental version)

    alto flute and piano

    flute and piano

    clarinet and piano


A Springtime Jaunt

     flute and piano

     clarinet and piano


Japanese Snapshots

   flute and piano

   clarinet and piano


Octatonica

    flute and piano

    clarinet and piano

    cor anglais and piano



The Face of Love

     flute and piano

     cor anglais and piano


Dawn in the Room for flute and piano


Dawn in the Room for cor anglais and piano


Dawn in the Room for clarinet and piano


Dawn in the Room for cello and piano


Dawn in the Room for bassoon and piano


Heaven’s Dance

    3 clarinets and piano

    3 flutes and piano            Video







Arrangements with voice(s)


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song for bass (or alto) and piano (in A flat)


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song for tenor (or soprano) and piano (in E flat)


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song for baritone (or mezzo-soprano) and piano (original version in C)


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song with variations for clarinet and piano


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song with variations for flute and piano


"Die Ilse" a Viennese song with variations for bassoon and piano




Various versions of “Thou visitest the earth” (music after Maurice Greene) in English (King James) and in German (Martin Luther):


Thou visitest the earth (alto or baritone solo and keyboard

 - D major)


Du besuchest das Land (alto or baritone solo and keyboard

 - D major)


Du suchest das Land heim (alto or baritone solo and keyboard

 - D major)


Version in German of the original anthem for solo (soprano or tenor), choir and organ

 - F major

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The Stripper                         Video     

(based on “Their aid I thus disclaim” from Gilbert and Sullivan’s Princess Ida)

  (alto, piano and excitable chorus)


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake            Video   

   (solo, chorus and piano

   Version in G and in B flat)



Little Bo Peep (vocal version)                       Video   

    (voice, flute and piano)



Lobet, ihr Himmel, den Herrn (Psalm 148)  

    (SAB, organ)


Gaudete

  (3 voices (SAB), with optional piano)


German folksongs

     For alto, tenor and piano

    (Es es es und es,

     Kein schöner Land,

     Im Märzen der Bauer

     Im schönsten Wiesengrunde)



British folk song arrangements for SAB choir and piano:

The Ash Grove                             Video     

Men of Harlech                             Video     

The King’s joy                              Video     

The girl I left behind me               Video     

Donkey riding                               Video     

I’ll tell my ma (The Belle of Belfast City)             Video     

Come live with me                       Video     

Blow away the morning dew          Video     

Scotland the brave                       Video     

Llwyn Onn (Welsh original of The Ash Grove)                            Video     

Rhyfelgyrch Gwyr Harlech (Welsh original of Men of Harlech)      Video     




Away in a manger                                      Video     

   (arranged for alto voice, flute, harp, strings and organ)



An Meine Frau - To my Wife - based on Silver threads among the gold     Video     

   (baritone and piano)


If Music be the food of love (Purcell)

    low voice and piano





Arrangements with other instrument(s)


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for flute and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for clarinet and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for violin and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for viola and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for cello and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for bassoon and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for cor anglais and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for alto saxophone and piano


Dance of the Washerwomen (with Hupfauf) for tenor saxophone and piano


Silver Threads among the Gold for flute and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for bassoon and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for clarinet and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for cor anglais and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for viola and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Cake for cello and piano


Mrs Hooligan’s Christmas Flute Cake - for flute and piano


Silver threads among the gold

   (clarinet and piano)


Silver threads among the gold

   (clarinet and new (more florid) piano version)



Silver threads among the gold (arrangement of the original version)     

    (baritone and piano )


“To my wife” - based on Silver threads among the gold                              Video   

   (baritone and original piano version)


“To my wife” - based on Silver threads among the gold

   (baritone and new (more florid) piano version)


Folk song Snapshots

For melody instrument and piano

1 Gilderoy

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin  viola  cello


2  Bobby Shafto

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin  viola  cello


3 David of the White Rock

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin  viola  cello


4 Hunting the hare

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin viola cello


5 I have a bonnet

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin viola cello


6 The Scottish banana [original]

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin viola cello

        Video [flute and piano]     


7 Hoe Down in the Ash Grove

oboe  flute  clarinet  violin viola cello

        Video [clarinet and piano]             Video [violin and piano]     



Al Hanisim - A Chanukah celebration

  (clarinet, violin, cello and piano)



Al Hanisim - A Chanukah celebration                    Video     

  (alto saxophone, clarinet and piano)




What can we poor females do (instrumental versions)

      2 clarinets and piano

      2 flutes and piano


Edelweiss for wind quartet and piano

   (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano)


Edelweiss for string quartet and piano

   (2 violins, viola, cello, piano)


Edelweiss for flute quartet and piano

   (2 flutes, alto flute, bass flute, piano)


Edelweiss for clarinet quartet and piano

   (3 clarinets, bass clarinet, piano)



Lilliburlero

    2 flutes, piano

    2 clarinets, piano


The King’s Joy - instrumental versions

   string trio and piano

   wind trio and piano


Men of Harlech

   wind trio and piano

   saxophone trio and piano

   string trio and piano


Blow away the morning dew (instrumental version)

    string trio and piano

    wind trio and piano

    saxophone trio and piano


Donkey Riding (instrumental version)

    string trio and piano

    wind trio and piano

    saxophone trio and piano


Lascia ch’io pianga

     horn and piano


Lascia ch’io pianga

       cor anglais and piano


Lascia ch’io pianga

    alto flute and piano



Es es es und es - instrumental trio versions

    flute, alto flute and piano

    2 flutes and piano

    flute, cello and  piano

    flute, viola and  piano

    violin, cello and  piano

    violin, viola and  piano


Kein schöner Land - instrumental trio versions

    flute, alto flute and piano

    2 flutes and piano

    flute, cello and  piano

    flute, viola and  piano

    violin, cello and  piano

    violin, viola and  piano



Im schönsten Wiesengrunde - instrumental trio versions

   2 flutes and piano

   flute, alto flute and piano     

   flute, cello and piano

   violin, cello and piano

   flute, viola and piano

   violin, viola and piano


I’ll tell my Ma (The Belle of Belfast City)

     violin, viola, cello, piano

     flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano

     flute, cor anglais, bassoon, piano


The girl I left behind me - (The Waxies’ Dargle)

     violin, viola, cello, piano

     flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano

     flute, cor anglais, bassoon, piano



If Music be the food of love (Purcell)

    flute and piano

    clarinet and piano

    cor anglais and piano

    viola and piano



As I walked forth (Robert Johnson arr dwsolo)        Video     

   (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano)


Little Bo Peep (instrumental version)           Video   

   (flute, clarinet and piano)



While shepherds blew their sax by night

  (4 saxophones (SATB) and piano)


Barbara Ann for string quartet and piano


Barbara Ann for flute quartet and piano


Barbara Ann for wind quartet and piano


Barbara Ann for E-flat, B-flat, Alto and Bass clarinets and piano


Barbara Ann for clarinet quartet (3 B flats and 1 Bass clarinet) and piano


Barbara Ann for flute quartet and piano (higher version)


Deck the Hall for flute, alto flute and piano


Deck the Hall for flute, clarinet and piano


Deck the Hall for 2 flutes and piano


Deck the Hall for violin, viola and piano


Deck the Hall for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone and piano


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