Choral

A Canterbury Mass missa brevis (2007) Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Making Music) 2008

  • Unaccompanied SATB
  • Duration: 13'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Janet and Douglas Mackay in memory of Brian Wickham
  • First performance 17 June 2007  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  
  • Wingham Parish Church, Wingham, near Canterbury
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Making Music) 2008
  • Agnus DeiAgnus Dei

A Blessing (2012)

  • SATB and piano
  • Duration: 3'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by the Whitford family to celebrate their parents' Diamond wedding anniversary.
  • First performance 19 August, 2012  |  St Albans, Herts
  • Suitable for weddings and any celebratory occasions
  • A BlessingA Blessing

A red, red rose (2013) NEW

  • Unaccompanied SSATB with short solo
  • Duration: 5'
  • Oxford Univeristy Press (2013)
  • Written for Victoria and Tim Shand's wedding
  • First performance 8 September, 2012  |  Chantage, James Davey, conductor  | St Columba, Pont Street, London, UK
  • With something intrinsically Scottish about it, this tender setting of the 
  • well-loved poem by Robert Burns, although written specifically for a 
  • wedding, would suit almost any occasion.
  • A red red roseA red, red rose

A Fancy of Folksongs (2003) - review available

  • English folksong settings
  • Mixed chorus, harp or piano
  • Duration: 12'
  • 1: Green bushes  |  2: The rambling sailor  |  3: The crystal spring  |  4: O, no John!
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance 13 July, 2003  |  Canterbury Chamber Choir, Sally Pryce (hp)
  • George Vass, conductor  |  St Mary's Church, Sittingbourne, Kent
  • O, no John! (from CDLX7146)
  • Programme note available

A Winter's Night - Christmas Cantata (2014) 

  • Five carol arrangements in an original setting.
  • Mixed chorus  |  brass quintet, organ and percussion (1 player) OR organ.
  • Duration: 15'
  • 1: In Dulci Jubilo  |  2: O Little One Sweet  |  3: Noel Nouvelet  |  4: Still, still, still  |  5: Sussex Carol
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance November, 2014  |  Worthing Choral Society, Aedan Kerney, conductor  |  First US performance, Choralis, Gretchen Kurhmann, Washington D.C
  • Programme note available

Ad Lucem A Canticle of Light (2009)

  • Text: Words taken from religious texts, proverbs, poets and philosphers
  • A cantata for soprano solo, SATB and strings or organ accompaniment.
  • Duration: 12'
  • Gemini Publications (orchestral parts for hire)
  • Commissioned by Alan McGlynn for the St Albans Choral Society  
  • Review: 'A powerfully affecting work, inspired by the Amnesty International motto, ‘Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.' 
  • Programme note available

Advent Moon (2013) NEW

  • Text: Angier Brock
  • SATB
  • optional hand bells
  • Duration: 4'
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance 1 December, 2013 given by  
  • The Choirs of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA, US
  • Advent Moon Advent Moon

Alma Redemptoris Mater (2010)

  • Text: Liber Usualis
  • SSATBB
  • Duration: 6'
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance 22 July, 2010  |  The Marian Consort  |  St Mary's Church, Conwy, Wales
  • Alma Redemptoris MaterAlma Redemptoris Mater

An Hevenly Songe A Heavenly Song (2010)

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: Medieval English
  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 3'
  • Oxford University Press (2011)
  • Commissioned by Dulwich College, London
  • The Dulwich College Chapel Choir, John Carnelly, organ and Richard Mayo, conductor

Annunciation (2005)

  • A carol for Advent
  • Text: John Donne
  • Unaccompanied SSATB choir
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Janet Lince for Choros
  • First performance 4 December 2005  |  Choros/Janet Lince  |  Church of St Peter and St Paul, Deddington, Oxford
  • Programme note available

Aurea luce (2010)

  • Anthem
  • Text: Elpis (wife of the philosopher Boethius)
  • SSATB and organ
  • Duration: 4'
  • Oxford University Press (2011)
  • Commissioned by The Friends of Liverpool Cathedral
  • First performance 27 June, 2010  |  The Choir of Liverpool, Ian Tracy, organ and David Poulter, conductor |  Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
  • Programme note available 

Author of Life Divine (2007)

  • Anthem
  • SA(T)B and organ
  • The Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems ed. Alan Bullard

Ave Maria (2004) - review available

  • Text: Marian
  • SSA
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by Janet and Douglas Mackay in memory of their parents for the City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
  • First performance 4 April 2004  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir/George Vass  |  St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent
  • Programme note available

Ave maris stella (2001) - review available

  • Text: Ave maris stella, Psalm 26/27, Psalm 106/107
  • Soprano solo, mixed chorus, string orchestra
  • Duration: 12'
  • Oxford University Press
  • Score cat no NH43
  • Commissioned by The Portsmouth Grammar School
  • First performance 11 November 2001  |  Portsmouth Chamber Choir, London Mozart Players/Nicolae Moldoveanu  |  Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral
  • CDLX7146
  • Programme note available

Ave Regina (2004) - review available

  • Text: Marian
  • Mixed chorus
  • Duration: 3'
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by Janet and Douglas Mackay in memory of their parents for the Canterbury Chamber Choir
  • First performance 4 April 2004  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir/George Vass  |  St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent
  • Programme note available

Before the paling of the stars (2013) NEW

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: Christina Rossetti
  • SATB and organ
  • Duration 4'
  • Oxford University Press (2013)
  • Commissioned by Peter Beaven and the Choir of the Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst
  • First performance 12 December, 2012  |  Choir of the Royal Memorial Chapel, Peter Beaven, conductor
  • Before the paling of the starsBefore the paling of the stars

Candlemas (2014) NEW    (from the Oakham Trilogy - From darkness into light)

  • Anthem (suitable for Candlemas and times of light)
  • Text: Denise Levertov/Nunc Dimittis - in English
  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 4'
  • Oxford University Press (2014)
  • Commissioned by Oakham School, Rutland
  • First performance 3 February, 2013  |  The Oakham Chapel Choir, Peter Davis, conductor

Celestial Fire (2014) NEW (from the Oakham Trilogy - From darkness into light)

  • Anthem (suitable for Pentecost and any time of the year)
  • Text: Denise Levertov/Veni Creator Spiritus - in English
  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 4'
  • Oxford University Press (2014)
  • Commissioned by Oakham School, Rutland
  • First performance 25 May, 2013  |  The Oakham Chapel Choir, Peter Davis, conductor

Cantate Astra (2006)

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • Unaccompanied SATB choir
  • Duration: 3'
  • Gonzaga Music (2013)
  • First performance 3 December 2006  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir/George Vass  |  St Mary's Church, Chartham, Kent
  • Programme note available

Christ Child (1994)

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: GK Chesterton
  • Mixed chorus, organ
  • Duration: 3'
  • Gemini Publications
  • First performance December 1996  |  Queen's Chapel of the Savoy Choir, conductor Philip Berg  |  Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, London
  • Programme note available

Christmas Bells (1993)

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: Longfellow
  • SA, organ
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Colet Court, St Paul's Preparatory School
  • First performance December, 1993  |  Colet Court Chamber Choir, conductor, Ian Hunter  |  St Mary Abbots, Kensington, London

Christus Natus Est Christmas Cantata (2002 rev. 2003) - review available

  • Five carol arrangements in an original setting.
  • Soprano solo (optional), unison children's choir (optional), mixed chorus. There are three accompanying versions: Chamber orchestra [2/1.2.0.1 - 2.0.0.0 - hp - perc - strings] OR brass quintet, organ and percussion (1 player) OR organ.
  • Duration: 15'
  • 1: Personent hodie  |  2: Entre le boeuf  |  3: Gaudete  |  4: Infant Holy  |  5: Angelus ad virginem
  • Oxford University Press
  • Score cat no X467
  • First performance December 2003  |  St Albans Choral Society, St Albans Young Singers, Orchestra Nova/George Vass  |  Alban Arena, St Albans
  • Personent Hodie
  • Entre le boeuf
  • Gaudete
  • Infant Holy
  • Angelus
  • Programme note available

City Almanac (2006)

  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • SSA and piano
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by South Hampstead High School
  • First performance 6 July, 2006  |  South Hampstead High School Junior Choir, Helen Reid, piano, Diana Kiverstein, conductor  |  Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
  • Programme note available

Cradle Song (2005) - review available

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: William Blake
  • Upper voices
  • Duration: 3'
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance 2 December 2006  |  Trinity Juniors Equal Voice Choir/Simona Budd  |  St John's, Waterloo, London

Deus, portus pacis (2009)

  • Text: John Walton
  • A cappella SSATB
  • Duration: 6'
  • Oxford University Press (2009)
  • Commissioned by Musicians Benevolent Fund
  • First performance 18 November, 2009  |  The Choirs of St Paul's, Westmnister Cathedral and Westminster Abbey  |  St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical) 2010
  • Deus, portus pacis

Deus, qui claro lumine (2005)

  • Motet
  • Text: Liturgia Horarum
  • Unaccompanied SSATB or SSSAA choir with soprano solo
  • Duration: 7' 20"
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Yoxford Festival 2005
  • First performance 20 August 2005  |  Choir of New College Oxford/ Edward Higginbottom  |  Yoxford Church, Yoxford, Suffolk
  • Programme note available

Every Winter Change to Spring Christmas Cantata (1991)

  • Soprano solo, three-part upper voice or lower voice chorus, orchestra [1.1.1.1 - 1.1.0.0. - perc - strings] or organ or piano
  • Duration: 20'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Gillian Humphreys
  • First performance 5 December 1991  |  Gillian Humphreys (s) London Musici/Mark Stephenson  |  St Nicholas, Chiswick, London
  • See also: Two Negro Spirituals

Five Seasons (2006) - further information available

  • A cantata to celebrate the organic landscape
  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • Mixed chorus, oboe/cor, harp, string quartet,
  • Duration: 25'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir, funded by Respect Organics and Arts and Business
  • First performance 18 November, 2006  |  Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir, musicians from Kokoro, contemporary ensemble of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra  |  Sherborne Abbey
  • Programme note available

From darkness into light (2014) The Oakham Trilogy

  • See: Light Eternal  |  Candlemas  |   Celestial Fire

I have done what is mine to do (2006)

  • Anthem
  • Text: 13th cent. attrib. St Francis of Assisi (d.1226)
  • SATB - a cappella
  • Duration: 2'
  • Shorter House Publications
  • First performance 4 October, 2006  |  Choir of Ely Cathedral; conductor, Paul Trepte  |  Ely Cathedral  |  Composed for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ordination of The Reverend Canon Dr Peter Sills, Vice-Dean of Ely on St Francis Day
  • Programme note available

I know that my Redeemer Liveth (2009)

  • Anthem
  • A cappella SSATB or with piano duet accompaniment
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by the Epsom Choral Society
  • First performance March 2009  |  Epsom Choral Society/Robin Kimber  |  St Martin's Church, Epsom, Surrey
  • Programme note available

Jesu, the very thought of Thee (2010)

  • Anthem
  • Text: St Bernard of Clairvaux (trans: Edward Caswall)
  • Double choir and organ
  • Duration: 9'
  • Oxford University Press (2011)
  • Commissioned by The Right Revd. Professor Stephen Sykes
  • First performance 2 June, 2010  |  The Choir of St John's College, Durham, conductor George Richford  |  Durham Cathedral

Three Latin Motets (2004)

  • Text: Marian texts
  • SATB (with divisions) a cappella
  • Duration: 9'
  • 1. Ave Regina 2. Ave Maria 3. Regina Caeli
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by Janet and Douglas Mackay in memory of their parents for the City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
  • First performance 4 April 2004  |  Canterbury Chamber Choir/George Vass  |  St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent
  • Programme note available

Laudate (2008) - Review available

  • Mezzo-soprano solo, SATB and orchestra [2 oboes (1 dbl cor) 2 trumpets, timps and strings]
  • Duration: 12'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by St Albans Choral Society
  • First performance 12 April, 2008  |  Frances Bourne (mezzo-soprano) Orchestra Nova, George Vass (conductor)  |  Cathedral and Abbey of St Alban
  • Programme note available

Lonely Hearts (2005)

  • Three songs
  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • SSAA with harp or piano accompaniment
  • Duration: 8'
  • 1: Autumn Migration  |  2: Night Garden  |  3: Would like to meet
  • Gemini Publications
  • First performance 19 June 2005  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir/Ruth Potter (harp)/George Vass  |  St Mary's Church, Chilham, Kent
  • Programme note available

Light Eternal (2014) NEW   (from the Oakham Trilogy - From darkness into light)

  • Anthem (suitable for Remembrance)
  • Text: Denise Levertov/Lux aeterna - in English
  • SATB and organ with tubular bell (optional)
  • Duration: 4'
  • Oxford University Press (2012)
  • Commissioned by Oakham School, Rutland
  • First performance 11 November, 2012  |  The Oakham Chapel Choir, Peter Davis, conductor
  • Light EternalLight Eternal

Magnificat (2003) - review available

  • A setting of the Magnificat in six movements
  • Soprano solo, mezzo soprano solo, mixed chorus, orchestra [0.2/1.0.1 - 0.0.0.0 - strings]
  • Duration: 28'
  • 1: Magnificat  |  2: Ecce enim  |  3: Quia fecit  |  4: Et misericordia  |  5: Fecit potentiam  |  6: Deposuit potentes
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by Finchley Choral Society
  • First performance 15 November, 2003  |  Rachel Nicholls (s), Ruth Peel (m-s), Finchley Choral Society, Orchestra Nova/George Vass  |  Church of St Jude-on-the-Hill, Central Square, London NW11
  • Magnificat
  • Ecce enim
  • Quia fecit
  • (from CDLX7146)
  • Programme note available

Missa Mariae (2014) NEW

  • SSA and organ (or piano)
  • Duration: 10
  • Kyrie  |  Gloria |  Sanctus  |  Benedictus  |  Agnus Dei
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Queen Mary's School, Thirsk, 2014
  • First performance 9 July 2014  |  Chapel Choir of Queen Mary's School  |  Nicholas Carter, conductor

Missa Brevis (Tongues of Fire) (rev. 2013)

  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 15
  • Kyrie  |  Gloria  |  Linguae Ignis (Optional) |  Sanctus  |  Benedictus  |  Agnus Dei
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, 2013
  • First performance 19 May 2013  |  Choir of LFCCM, Michael Waldron, organ, Christopher Batchelor, conductor, St Pancras, London.

Night Flight (2015) NEW     Winner of the British Composer Award for Choral Music 2014

  • SATB and cello
  • Text: Sheila Bryer
  • Duration: 13
  • New Moon  |  Crow Landing  |  Before Dawn
  • Oxford University Press 2015 (New Horizons)
  • Commissioned for the Musique Cordiale International Festival, Seillans, Var, France by Richard and Sue Street
  • First part performance of Night Flight (Before Dawn), 14 August, 2012
  • First US performance of 'Night Flight' 3 March, 2013 
  • First UK complete performance of 'Night Flight' was given by the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Graham Ross, conductor, at the Fringe in the Fen Festival on 6 July, 2013 
  • First London performance, 13 May, 2014  |  City Chamber Choir, Stephen Jones, conductor
  • Winner of the British Composer Award for Choral Music 2014

Two Negro Spirituals (1991)

  • Soprano solo, three-part upper voice or lower voice choir, piano
  • Duration: 6'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Gillian Humphreys
  • First performance 5 December 1991  |  Gillian Humphreys (s), London Musici/Mark Stephenson  |  St Nicholas Church, Chiswick, London
  • See also: Every Winter Change to Spring

Now may we singen (2007)

  • A Christmas carol - a cappella
  • SATB
  • Duration: 3'48
  • Oxford University Press (The Ivy and the Holly - New Horizons)
  • Commissioned by Concord Singers
  • First performance December 2007  |  Concord Singers, conductor Mary Lock  |  Corn Exchange, Bedford
  • Programme note available

Of a Rose (1993)

  • A Christmas carol - a cappella
  • Text: Anon
  • Mixed chorus
  • Duration: 3'
  • Novello: Noel 2
  • First performance 11 December 1993  |  Goodworth Singers/Alan Lloyd Davies  |  Royal Chelsea Hospital, London

O Oriens (2013) NEW  Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical category) 2013

  • A setting of one of the seven Advent O Antiphons - a cappella
  • Text: Magnificat Antiphon
  • Mixed chorus
  • Duration: 3'
  • Oxford University Press 2013
  • First performance 4 May, 2012  |  Choir of Merton College Chapel, Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas, conductor
  • Delphian recording DCD34122
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical category) 2013

On Angel's Wing (1998 rev. 2002)

  • Text: John Clare
  • Soprano solo, baritone solo, mixed chorus, unison children's choir, 2 pianos, timpani and 3 percussion
  • Duration: 13'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir
  • First performance 28 June, 1998  |  Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir, directed by Janet Lince  |  Royal Leamington Spa
  • revised version for soprano, baritone solo, mixed chorus, unison children's choir, piano and percussion (1 player)
  • Programme note available

Psalm 65: Thou, O God, art praised in Zion (2012)

  • An uplifting Psalm for Thanksgiving and all seasons of the year
  • Text: Book of Common Prayer 1662
  • Soprano solo (optional), SATB, organ and trumpet (optional)
  • Duration 12'
  • Commissioned by Robin Vicary for the London Pro Arte Choir
  • First performance 24 November, 2012  |  London Pro Arte Choir, Robin Kimber, conductor, Katherine Crompton, soprano, Edward Batting, organ, Kate Moore, trumpet, 
  • Mill Hill, London UK 

Preces and Responses (2010)

  • Text: Book of Common Prayer 1662
  • A cappella SATB
  • Commissioned by the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music 2010
  • First performance 16 May, 2010  |  The St Pancras Church Festival Choir, conductor Christopher Batcelor  | St Pancras Church, London, UK 

Psallite Domino (2010)

  • Text: Liber Usualis
  • A cappella SSATB
  • Commissioned by The Reverend Dr Hugh White, Vicar of Deddington
  • First performance 15 May, 2010  |  The Choir of St George's Chapel, Windsor, conductor Tim Byram Wigfield  |  St Peter's and St Paul's, Deddington, Oxon

Regina Caeli - review available  Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical) 2005

  • Text: Marian
  • SATB (divisi) a cappella
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by Janet and Doug Mackay in memory of their parents for the Canterbury Chamber Choir
  • First performance First performance 4 April 2004  |  Canterbury Chamber Choir/George Vass  |  St Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical) 2005
  • Programme note available

Rise heart; thy Lord is Risen (2008)

  • Anthem for Eastertide/Ascensiontide
  • Text: George Herbert
  • A cappella SSAA
  • Duration: 2'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Portsmouth Grammar School

Shipping Forecast (2011)

  • Text: Seán Street | Psalm 107
  • Mixed voice choir and string accompaniment or piano
  • Duration: 14'30
  • 1: Donegal  |  2: They that go down to the sea  |  3: Naming
  • Oxford University Press (Autumn 2011)
  • Commissioned by Portsmouth Festival Choir
  • First performance 18 June , 2011  |  Portsmouth Festival Choir  |  Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral

Song of the Sea (2011)

  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Liberal Jewish Synagogue
  • First performance 5 February, 2011  |  The Choir of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, Timothy Farrell, organ, Cathy Heller-Jones, conductor  |  Liberal Jewish Synagogue

St Martin's Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (2003) - review available

  • Canticles
  • Mixed chorus, organ
  • Duration: 10'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Joyce and Leonard Wright
  • First performance 2 February, 2003  |  Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields, David Hurst , organ, Nicholas Danks, conductor  |  St Martin-in-the-Fields, London
  • Recording: available 'Spirit of St Martins'

Stabat Mater (2004) NEW  Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Making Music) 2005

  • Text: Liber Usualis
  • Baritone solo, two-part children's chorus, mixed chorus, orchestra [1.0.1.1 - 2.0.0.0 - hp - 3.0.4.3.2]
  • Duration: 30'
  • 1. Stabat Mater dolorosa 2. Quis est homo qui non fleret 3. Pro peccatis suae gentis 4. Eia mater, fons amoris 5. Sancta Mater 6. Virgo virginum praeclara 7. Inflammatus et accensus
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by St Albans Choral Society to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee with financial support from the Williams School of Church Music and members of the choir
  • First performance 23 October 2004  |  Michael Bundy (bar), Parmiter's Senior Singers, St Albans Choral Society, Orchestra Nova/George Vass  |  St Paul's Church, St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Making Music) 2005
  • Programme note available
  • Stabat MaterStabat Mater
  • Eia MaterEia Mater
  • Sancta MaterSancta Mater

Standing as I do before God (2013) NEW

  • A reflection on the eve of Edith Cavell's death, October 12, 1915
  • Text: Edith Cavell  |  Sean Street
  • Soprano solo, SSATB
  • Duration: 5'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Sospiri and recorded by Susanna Fairbairn, soprano solo, Sospiri, conductor Christopher Watson on August 2, 2013

Talking Turkeys A Christmas carol (2007)

  • Text: Benjamin Zephaniah
  • SATB, piano, double bass and glock
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Portsmouth Grammar School
  • First performance 14 December, 2007  |  Portsmouth Chamber School  |  Portsmouth Cathedral

The Angels for the Nativity (2005)

  • A Christmas carol
  • Text: William Drummond
  • SATB and organ
  • Duration: 3'
  • Gemini Publications
  • First performance 10 December 2005  |  The Addison Singers/David Wordsworth  |  St Michael and All Angels, Bedford Park, London W4
  • Programme note available

The St Albans Service (2012)

  • SSA and organ
  • Evening Canticles - Mag and Nunc for upper voices
  • Gemini Publications (2013)
  • First performance 14 November, 2012, St Albans Girls Choir, St Albans Abbey, Tim Winpenny, conductor
  • Commissioned by Nicholas Jardine

The Lord is Good (2012)  Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical category) 2012

  • SATB and two soprano soloists
  • Text: Lamentations of Jeremiah
  • Oxford University Press (2011)
  • First performance 31 March 2012  |  Merton College, Oxford
  • Naxos recording: 'Desolata Est'  |  Sospiri  |  Chris Watson, conductor
  • Shortlisted for British Composer Award (Liturgical category) 2012
  • The Lord is GoodThe Lord is Good

The Night is Still (2009)

  • A Christmas Carol
  • Text: Tennyson: In Memoriam XVIII
  • Voice 1 & 2 and organ
  • Oxford University Press from The Oxford Book of Flexible Carols ed. Alan Bullard

The skies in their magnificence

  • Text: Thomas Traherne
  • SSAATTBB
  • Duration: 5'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by English Music Festival
  • First performance 27 May 2008  |  The London Chorus/Ron Corp  |  Dorchester Abbey
  • Programme note available

Thy voice, o Harmony, is divine (2009)

  • A cappella SSATB
  • Commissioned by Magdalen College School, Oxford
  • First performance 3 July, 2009  |  The Choir of Magdalen College School  |  Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
  • Commissioned in the year of Haydn's
  • Bi-centenary to celebrate his visit to Oxford.
  • Programme note available

Tongues of Fire Missa Brevis (2000)

  • Mixed chorus, organ, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
  • Duration: 25
  • 1: Kyrie  |  2: Gloria  |  3: Linguae Ignis  A  4: Sanctus  |  5: Benedictus  |  6: Agnus Dei
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Thames Philharmonic Choir and Kingston Brass Ensemble
  • First performance 6 May 2000  |  Thames Philharmonic Choir, Kingston Brass Ensemble  |  Kingston Parish Church, Surrey

Towards the morning (2008)

  • Text: Psalm 139
  • A cappella SSATB
  • Duration: 5'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Berkhamsted Collegiate School for Head Teacher, Dr Priscilla Chadwick

When time is broke or Three Shakespeare Songs (2016) NEW

  • 1.  Give me some music  |  2.  Mark how one string  |  3.  How sour sweet music is
  • Text: Shakespeare (obviously!)
  • SSATB or  upper voices - SSAA
  • Duration: 12'
  • Oxford University Press (2016) 
  • First performance 28 January, 2016  |  BBC Singers, David Hill, conductor, LSO St Luke's, London
  • First Broadcast 28 April, BBC Radio 3, 2016
  • Programme note available on request. 
  • See also OUP website:https://global.oup.com/academic/product/when-time-is-broke-9780193408241?cc=gb&lang=en&#

Would like to meet (2014) 

  • The final song from the Lonely Hearts collection (see Lonely Hearts above)
  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • SSA with piano accompaniment. Also with chamber ensemble accompaniment.
  • Duration: 3'
  • Oxford University Press (2014) Songbird series
  • First performance 19 June 2005  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir/Ruth Potter (harp)/George Vass  |  St Mary's Church, Chilham, Kent
  • Recorded on the Dutton Epoch label CDLX 7197
  • Programme note available
Shipping Forecast (2011)