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Originals                  Arrangements



Originals



Music in an empty house

   (alto, guitar)


Christmas Song                                             Video     

  (alto, guitar)



The cloned sheep song (Der Klonschafgesang)           Video     

   (voice, guitar - various keys available)



Cupid, shame yourself                                   Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Dans l’interminable ennui de la plaine           Video     

(after Verlaine - also includes a singing English translation)

 (alto, guitar)




Dawn in the Room (original version)              Video     

  (alto (or baritone), guitar)




Early evening in Camden Town                      Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Elégie de Marie                                            Video     

  (alto, guitar)




En Province (Up Country)                             Video     

(Georges Rodenbach / S N Solomons)

  (alto solo, guitar with optional bass instrument and bells)



En Province  (Up Country)

(Georges Rodenbach / S N Solomons)

  (alto voice, flute, guitar and cello)





Exprompt (Armenian song of farewell)          Video     

  (alto, guitar)



The Face of Love                                        Video     

(after Prévert's Le tendre et dangereux visage de l'amour)

   (alto, guitar)



Falling is Painless                                       Video     

   (alto, guitar)




Feuer und Wasser                                       Video     

   (alto voice and guitar)  





Some Silly Songs for alto and guitar                      Video



The Finding of St Anthony                         Video     

   (alto, guitar)



The first light comes (Dawn in the Room using the words inspired by Supervielle)               Video



A Forever kind of love           

  (alto, guitar)





Good Night (in many languages)               Video     

  (alto and guitar)





The Greedy Man considers Nuclear war

  (alto voice, guitar)

(poem by Gavin Ewart)




Haikus by Basho                                      Video     

   (alto, guitar)




Harmonie du Soir                                   Video of intro on guitar     

   (after the poem by Baudelaire)

    (alto and guitar)




Here in nomansland                               Video     

  (alto (with optional alto 2) and guitar)





Heureux qui comme Ulysse a fait un beau voyage             Video     

  (alto, guitar)




The Illusion Breaks                                 Video     

   (alto, guitar)





Illusions                                                 Video     

   (alto, guitar)




L’Inconscient (The Unconscious)             Video     

   (alto, guitar)



L’Inconscient (The Unconscious)

   (alto, guitar - with optional added flute and cello)




Invitation to the journey                       Video     

(after Baudelaire)

   (alto (or baritone), guitar)





Je Veux!                                               Video     

(original French version of “Wrong side of the door” - the cat who is always the wrong side of the door....)

   (alto, guitar)




La cigarette - Fumez!                            Video     

   (alto, guitar)



Little Laser Lady        

   (alto, guitar)



Ludhe Sing Tishu                                 Video     

  (alto, guitar)





L’Enfance Lointaine (after Marie Keyser)  

  (alto, guitar)



Mandoline (Fêtes galantes) and Colloque Sentimental                  Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Mandoline and Colloque Sentimental

    (alto voice, alto recorder, guitar)



Marie, for shame you keep your bed too long

  (alto, guitar)




McQuiddity (a parody of Macavity)             Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Melissanthi - Five poems

  (alto, guitar)

  

      The Capital 1980                              Video     

  

      The Houses where we have lived       Video     



      We have cast anchor at midnight  


     The Outside and the Inside          


      Hour Zero                                        Video     




Messe Miniature de Marie                      Video     

(a "mass"  for nature and the mind)

  (alto and guitar)




The Message of Christmas

   (alto and guitar)




Mock Christmas Carol

  (alto voice, guitar)

(poem by Gavin Ewart)





Motor Bus                                          Video     

(or how not to fear Latin Grammar)

  (alto (or baritone), guitar)





My belovèd is mine                            Video     

  (alto and guitar)




My Gentle Words                              Video     

  (alto, guitar)



Nevermore (based on the poem by Paul Verlaine)

  (voice, guitar - various keys)




Ningal’s Song

   (alto, guitar)




The Flamingo                                Video     

  (tenor, alto or mezzo, guitar)





Prelude to a Storm

  (alto, guitar)




Romance for Lissie                       Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Rose                                            Video                                

after the poem by Iskan Acikca

  (alto, guitar)




Rose (after a poem by Iskan Acikca)

  (tenor (or soprano), guitar)



Sagesse                                     Video     

  (alto [medium voice], guitar)



Scarcely disfigured

    (alto and guitar)



Sing oh daughter of Zion             Video     

   (alto, guitar)



Sentimental song                       Video     

(based on an Armenian poem by Vahan Teryan translated by James Russell)

  (alto, guitar)



Serenade in the summer residence

   (alto, guitar)



Si la noche hace oscura (arranged from the song by Diego Pisador)   Video

   (alto, guitar)



Song for Jennie

  (alto, guitar)




Song to Idleness                       Video     

   (alto solo and guitar version)





Songs of Solomons (part one) - full set of ten songs

  (alto, guitar)

   Separate scores:

    A Christmas Song                 Video     

    Habirando-san no Haiku        Video     

    Ludhe sing tishu                   Video     

    An Exmas carol                     Video     

    Lookin' just lookin' in the personal ads       Video     

    Judas                                  Video     

    Rose                            

    Greek Wassail                     Video     

    New Troubadour Blues          Video     

    Beetle's wings                      Video     




Song of the Childless                            Video     

  (alto, guitar)





Street Song                                          Video     

(based on the poem by Vahan Teryan as translated by James Russell)

  (alto, guitar)





Ta Maman                                            Video     

(poem by Paul Maertens)

  (alto, cello and guitar)





The Chief defect of Henry King             Video     

  (alto and guitar)






The finding of St Anthony                    Video     

  (alto and guitar)




The Swallows                                      Video     

(after Gourgen Mahari)

  (alto, guitar)





The Girl in the Cathedral                     Video     

   (alto voice, guitar)




The Hebrew Class                               Video     

   (alto voice, guitar)





The Learnèd Hippopotamus                Video     

   (alto or tenor voice, descant recorder and guitar)



The legend of the knight who got lost in the wood             Video     

  (alto and guitar)



The Mending of Fuses                                       Video     

  (alto, guitar)




The quiet way you move me                             Video     

  (alto (or soprano), guitar)



The sorrows of Werther (various keys)             Video     

   (voice and guitar chord names)  


Les douleurs du jeune Werther

(my French translation of The sorrows of Werther)

(various keys)                                                 Video     

   (voice and guitar chord names)  



Die Leiden des jungen Werthers

(my German translation of The sorrows of Werther)

(various keys)                                                 Video     

   (voice and guitar chord names)  




The grasshopper and the ant                            Video     

    (voice, clarinet, guitar)


The grasshopper and the ant                            Video                  

    (voice, recorder, guitar)


The grasshopper and the ant                            Video     

    (voice, flute, guitar)



The Scottish banana

   (voice and guitar chords)


The Scottish banana

   (voice and classical guitar)


The Scottish banana

   (voice and piano)



The Venerable Cat                                           Video     

   (alto voice, guitar and optional additional instrument)




Three words too many                                     Video     

   (voice, guitar)



Tip of the flame                                             Video     

(after Supervielle's Pointe de Flamme)

   (alto, guitar)




To paint the portrait of a bird                        Video     

(after Prévert's Pour faire le portrait d'un oiseau)

  (voice and guitar)




Venus - (or: “Venus has left the building”)        Video     

   (alto, recorder, guitar)




Epithalamium - Watch my wings flutter (Everybody knows that Cupid sings alto)

  (alto and guitar)


Whimsy No 1 (2 cats)                Video

   (alto and guitar)



Wine and water                                           Video     

  (alto, guitar [chord names only] E minor)

 and

  (soprano, guitar [chord names only] B minor)





Wrong Side of the door                               Video     

  (alto, guitar)   


Blue Boar Blue (the song)                                Video




The Bringers of Beethoven                            Video     

  (alto and guitar)




To Cassandra                                                Video     

    (alto, guitar)


               

Rune of hospitality (The Crofter’s song)        Video

    alto or baritone voice, guitar



The Face of Love


The quiet way you move me         Video




A cup too low ("put on some Mozart")

  (alto voice, guitar)

  (poem by Gavin Ewart)



Down with the smokers



A latter day Ronsard

  (alto voice, guitar)

(based on Raymond Queneau’s poem Fillette fillete [“Si tu t’imagines …”])




Als e gitarr                                                  Video     

  (alto, guitar and spoken voice)   

             



En Province for alto and guitar


En Province for alto, cello and guitar




An Exmas Carol                                           Video     

  (alto, guitar)




An Tiger (To Tiger)                                     Video     

   (voice, guitar)



April                                                           Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Ariette Oubliée No 4                                    Video     

   (alto voice and guitar)




As gleams the Rosebud                                Video     

   (alto, guitar)




Asexual Blues                                             Video     

   (alto, guitar)




To a bee with no sense of direction               Video     

   (alto, guitar)




Be not afeard                                              Video     

  (alto and guitar)




Beetle’s Wings                                             Video     

  (alto, guitar)




Being but Men (poem by Dylan Thomas)

  (alto voice, guitar)





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