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Work list

(selected, in reverse chronological order)

We are but Dust
 (i-iv.2017)
Motet for unaccompanied 8-part choir.
A Lenten reflection on mortality for SSAATTBB choir.
Words by Edward Thomas, William Blake and from Psalm 103.
Duration: 6'30.
 
A Welcome to E.K.R.G.
 (iv.2017)
for violin and piano. Duration: 1'20.
 
 
A Noiseless Patient
Spider
 (x.2016)
Song for soprano and piano.
Words by Walt Whitman. Duration: 2'10.
First performance: Ludlow Weekend of English Song, 20 May 2017. Soraya Mafi (soprano); Iain Burnside (piano).
 
Aubade for Christmas Morning  (ix.2016)Trebles (2-part) and String Quartet
Words by Bo Carpelan, trans. David McDuff. Duration: 2'45.
 
War Passion
(2013-2016)
Chamber oratorio for SATB soloists, chamber choir and 14 instrumentalists.
Words from the Gospel of Mark and poems by Edmund Blunden, Robert Graves, Julian Grenfell, Ivor Gurney, Wilfred Owen, Herbert Read, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassoon, Charles Sorley, and Edward Thomas.
Duration: 68'00.
Begun under the auspices of a Finzi Scholarship and subsequently commissioned for the 2016 Three Choirs Festival.
First performance: Gloucester Three Choirs Festival, 24 July 2016.
Further details here.
 
Bach and the Sentry
(vi.2015)
Song for baritone and piano.
Words by Ivor Gurney. Duration: 3'30.
Dedicated, in memoriam, to the poet and scholar, Jon Stallworthy.
…or click here to view a preview of the song.
 
Picardy (2013)Organ (last verse hymn harmonisation)
 
Lament for the Village Post Office (2008)Vocal quartet (SATB) and piano.
Based upon Greensleeves. Duration: 3'20.
Text adapted from Harvey Geller’s 'Green Stamps’.
Written for Lichfield Cathedral’s celebration of the issue by
Royal Mail of a first class stamp featuring the Cathedral.

 
Carol (2000; rev.2007)Unaccompanied SATBB.
Words by R. E. Grange. Duration: 1'50.
Commissioned by Nicola Grange.
 
Pain (1997)Song for countertenor and organ.
Words by Ivor Gurney. Duration: 3'15.
Written for Neil Welch and Mark Holt.
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