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New Videos 2011-2016

New Videos


High definition videos on Vimeo


High Definition videos on itunes


New videos on youtube:


Variations on O for a thousand tongues to sing (flute quartet)


Variations on Just as I am (flute quartet)


Quick! We have but a second for flute quartet (live performance)


Quick! We have but a second for 4 flutes


Gloria from Tye’s Westron Wynde Mass (Elizabethan Singers 1985)


And she shall walk in silk attire for flute trio


Strasbourg Rag for 2 clarinets


Maria wallt zum Heiligtum (When Mary to the temple went) for flute sextet


Bobby Shaftoe for alto clarinet and piano


Some silly songs for alto and guitar


Spem in Alium for orchestra


Upon my bed by night performed by Budapest Scoring


Cancan for wind quintet - featuring the Loughborough Sock Man


Ringtones featuring computer game themes


Ringtones featuring classical instrumental themes


Ringtones featuring vocal and choral themes


My Lord Willoughby’s Welcome Home for wind, brass and timpani


It’s time to leave the beach (alto/2 altos and guitar)


Pharaoh’s Song to the sun (flute, oboe, bassoon, harp, cello)


My beloved is mine (alto and guitar)


Mitherpot (or Whiner) for flute and piano


Moonlight on Sea (women’s choir and guitar)


Duetto della Natività (clarinet and guitar)


The Feast of Lights (2 flutes and piano)


Asexual Blues


The message of Christmas


A la Valse for flute quartet


Belle of Belfast city for 2 clarinets and guitar


Chinese New Year 2017 Year of the Rooster (flute quartet)


Here we come a-wassailing for flute trio


Der Klonschafgesang (Parodie von Im Märzen der Bauer)


The cloned sheep song (parody of In Springtime the farmer)



Youtube playlist of all versions of the National Anthem of Rheinbergen (Nationalhymne von Rheinbergen)


Manchester Magnificat (version with piano and organ)


Mad about the boy (schoolgirl section) by Noel Coward


Peacefully Floating (2 flutes and guitar)


Rooftops for 2 flutes


A Manchester Magnificat (choir and organ)


Tout de Suite (or Toot Sweet) for piccolo, flute and alto flute


Parakeet and stick with Il est bel et bon for flute quartet


Klezomaticus for flute solo


Planet for 2 flutes and guitar


Gaudete for flute trio


In dir ist Freude (In Thee is Gladness) flute quintet


Jellicle Clarinets (Clarinet quartet)


Strasbourg Rag (flute and alto flute)


Mirando al Jardin (flute, cello, guitar)


Hear my prayer (Purcell)


Bunny Rabbits (for my grandmother)


Oboe (by Hal Owen)



Dawn in the Room String Quintet karaoke version for voice


Dawn in the Room String Quintet karaoke version for flute


Dawn in the Room performance with Score with contralto and Strings


Dawn in the Room performance with Score with alto (me!) and string quintet


Dawn in the Room performance with Score with flute and Strings


Dawn in the Room with contralto Video of recording session


Dawn in the Room with flute Video of recording session




Smoke gets in your eyes (for guitar solo)


Oyfn Yam (alto and guitar)


Klezmer del Mar (flute, cello and guitar)


Ale Vasserlech (mezzo-soprano, flute, cello and guitar)


Ikh bin e meidel in de joren (mezzo-soprano, flute, cello and guitar)


Amol iz geven a Mayse (alto and guitar)


Amol iz geven a Mayse (mezzo-soprano, flute, cello and guitar)


Oyfn Yam (mezzo-soprano, flute, cello and guitar)



Suite for guitar and orchestra



Christmas Song for clarinet and guitar


Mass for choir and orchestra (with Ite Missa Est orchestral finale)


Railway Song for saxophone quartet


Variations on To the Maypole Haste Away for alto flute and guitar (Robert Billington and Rene Gonzalez)


Sagesse for flute and guitar (Robert Billington and Rene Gonzalez)


Kichijiro for cello and guitar


Heaven’s Dance for flute trio and piano


Paddy Asleep (guitar solo)


Alleyways for brass choir


Ich danke dem Herrn (flute and guitar)


Chinese New Year Celebration for flute quartet       Video



Suite for Guitar and Orchestra live performance - youtube playlist


Elégie de Marie

    (alto, guitar)


An Amble round Mercury - performed by Manchester Recorder Orchestra in February 2015


Landscape before sunrise - performed by Manchester Recorder Orchestra in February 2015


Im Märzen der Bauer (flute, alto flute, piano)


Im Märzen der Bauer (flute, cello, guitar)


The Storm for woodwind quartet (after Roland Rogers)


Dorian Serenade for wind quartet


To Cassandra (Darling come see the rose so red) for spoken voice and bassoon


A Cassandre (Mignonne allons voir si la rose) for spoken voice and bassoon


Variation on La Folia for Guitar quartet


In einen Harung (The Herring Song) Choral rehearsal


Suite for guitar and orchestra (electronic version) with scenes from Loughborough


The toothache - for flute trio


Songs of a little Bear (for flute sextet)


Alcohol (for four equal voices)


The bell ringing (brass sextet)

     (2 trumpets, horn, 2 trombones, tuba)


When Laura Smiles

    (flute, guitar)


Mysterious moment

    (alto flute, violin, viola, cello)


Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt

   (clarinet, guitar)


An die Türen

   (cor anglais, piano)


Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass

   (alto flute, piano)


Mysterious moment (new version)

     (oboe, violin, viola, cello)


Les Cloches (Debussy) for flute solo and flute choir




      Video Playlist for Folk Contra Punkt (28 videos)

                                    (flutes, guitar, cello)




The 12 days of Christmas  - a conductor’s nightmare (improved video)


Pachebel’s Canon - choral arrangement by Noel Goemanne


Bring us in Good Ale (Saxophone quartet version)


Eriskay Love Lilt (clarinet trio)


Süsser die Glocken nie klingen

      Choral version

       Wind quartet version


Carillon Regardless  (a suite for Carillon)

   Bell Dance                       Video

   Sunday in the Park           Video

   Passacaglia                      Video

   All three movements together



Polymodal Third movement of the Octatonic String Quartet


Dorina for organ  (from the CD)


The Bishop is forced to dance - for organ (from the CD)


Playtime - for organ (from the CD)


Early evening in Camden Town for organ (from the CD)


Passacaglia for organ (from the CD)


Our Father (Dorian Mode)


It was a lover and his lass (mixed voices) (Composer’s Choir)


Panis Angelicus  (Composer’s Choir)


Summertime Rag  (Composer’s Choir)


In the Summertime (Composer’s Choir)


Freilach for flute trio


The Park on Sunday (for wind quintet)

     (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon)


Our Father which art in Heaven

   (choral and also various instrumental quartet versions)


The quiet way you move me

   (soprano and guitar)


Lissie gets animated on her trampoline


Cotoneaster with bumblebees

   (flute and guitar)


New Troubadour Blues

   (clarinet and guitar)


A Springtime Jaunt

   (flute and guitar)


Japanese Snapshots

    (flute and guitar)


Sequence for Alun’s poetry

   (soprano, alto, guitar, spoken voice)


Paddywhack Variations

   (saxophone quintet (sop, 2 alt, ten, bar)


Beati Quorum Via (Stanford)

   (flute sextet or flute choir)


The River of Rheinbergen

     (flute choir and harp)


Ariette Oubliée (instrumental version)


Il est bel et bon (Passereau)



Alleyways (A Christmas Song) - new performance by the Composer’s Choir

   (SATBB with splits)


Absolution and exultation

  (wind nonet: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns)



The Grass is growing in the field of ash

    (flute, oboe, piano - performance by Lisa Hedley and friends)


The River

   (flute choir and harp)


Letter to a distant lover (flute, strings and guitars

    (flute, violin, cello and 2 guitars)


Es es es und es canon with puppies

   (2 flutes)


Josie’s Christmas Song

   (Unison choir or solo voice with piano)


        Video playlist for the Sweet 4 Chamber Orchestra    


       Video of Meinau Rag

     (woodwind and strings)                                                         

       Video of An Amble round Mercury

    (woodwind and strings)                                                                

      Video of pretty how town

    (woodwind and strings)

     Video of Landscape before sunrise   

    (woodwind and strings)

       Video of Little Laser Lady

    (woodwind and strings)


Cats love stilton cheese (with “A la japonaise” for flute and alto flute)


The Scottish Banana (vocal version)


The grass is growing (2 flutes and guitar)


No, Time, thou shalt not boast (string quartet)


Ostinato 12 (string quartet)


Chinese new Year of the Goat (string quartet)


German and Alsacien folk songs for string trio (Hans Dampf in allen Possen)


German and Alsacien folk songs for brass trio (Hans Dampf in allen Possen)


Japanese Song (flute trio - performed by FluteView)


Crocodile Waltz (flute, cello and guitar)


The frostbound wood (live performance by the Composer’s Choir)


Sing a new song to the Lord (live performance - choir and organ)


Ding Dong merrily on high (brass sextet)


Greek Wassail (alto and guitar)


Friends from childhood (flute viola and harp)


Not time to get up yet (string quartet)


Jellicle Catgut (string quartet)


Variations on Ke Arona (string quartet)


For he’s a jolly good fellow (brass quartet)


Twinkle Pluto, planet no more (string quartet)


La Folia Variations for string quartet


Waiting in Woomera (from the Approaching Reality CD)


The Ash Grove for 2 flutes and guitar


Better not cry - spoken voice with flute and cello


Approaching reality (playlist of videos based on my new CD - tracks created by Ravel Virtual Studios)


Passacaglia for organ


Dorina for organ


Camden Town for organ


Playtime for organ


Part of the Old time Music Hall show in 1996 in Fallowfield


10 new High Definition videos (playlist)


Ocarina septets (playlist)


When David heard that Absolom was slain (Thomas Tompkins)


On the King’s coming home (John Blow)


Well rung Tom Boy


Upon Christ Church Bells in Oxford


As torrents in summer (Edward Elgar)


Bonjour mon coeur (Orlando di Lasso)


J’attends secours (Claudin de Sermisy)


Breathe soft, ye winds (William Paxton)


Come let’s rejoice (John Amner)


Verlaine on absinthe - La Fée Verte - bassoon and strings


Sweet Suffolk Owl (Thomas Vautour)


Painted 19th century windows at Haworth Youth Hostel, with gentle and lazy guitar quartet impro


While shepherds watched their flocks - in various melodies  (choir and piano)


Beetles’ Wings (alto and guitar)


The Witches’ Recipe (three altos and guitar)


El Grillo (The Cricket) (Josquin des Prez)


Last picnic at Blue Lake

  (flute and guitar)


Variations on Polly Wolly Doodle

     (flute, guitar)

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