Vocal

The Buzzard (2003)

  • One of twelve especially composed songs from the cycle 'A Garland for Presteigne' commissioned to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of the Presteigne Festival
  • Text: Simon Mundy
  • Soprano, piano
  • Duration: 3'
  • Commissioned by Presteigne Festival
  • First performance August, 2003  |  Gillian Keith (s), Simon Lepper (pf)  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Wales
  • MET CD 1065
  • The BuzzardThe Buzzard

Christmas Eve at Sea (2006)

  • Text: John Masefield
  • Tenor or baritone and piano
  • Duration: 6'
  • Commissioned by Jane Wickenden
  • First performance 23 December, 2006  |  Richard Latham (baritone) and Victoria Savage (piano)  |  Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
  • Written for the occasion of her husband Robin's 50th birthday.
  • Programme note available
  • Christmas eve at Sea
  • Christmas EveChristmas Eve at Sea

Four Shakespeare Songs (1991)

If I touched the earth (2014) NEW

  • Text: Dylan Thomas
  • Baritone and piano
  • Duration: 9'
  • Oxford University Press
  • First performance 7 October, 2014  |  Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  Nigel Foster, piano
  • St David's Hall, Cardiff

If there are angels (2005) - review available

  • Text: Caroline Natzler
  • Middle voice and piano
  • Duration: 3'
  • Boosey & Hawkes
  • First performance 28 November, 2008  |  Nina Bernsteiner, soprano, and István Bonyhádi, piano  |  Austrian Cultural Forum
  • If there are angels
  • If there are angelsIf there are angels

Inferno (1999)

  • Dramatic scena
  • Text: Christie Dickason, after Rimbaud
  • Counter tenor, trumpet, percussion
  • Duration: 15'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Fibonacci Sequence
  • First performance November, 1999  |  Renzo Murrone (c-t), Paul Archibald (tpt), Simon Limbrick (perc)  |  St John's, Smith Square, London
  • See also: Trumpet

Radnor Songs (2005) - review available

  • Text: Simon Mundy
  • Soprano, piano
  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • 1: The Buzzard  |  2: Four  |  3: Summergill  |  4: Flat Out  |  5: Radnor (New)  |  6: Radnor (Old), Church and Harp
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts
  • First performance 29 August, 2005  |  Rachel Nicholls (s), Paul Plummer (pft)  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Wales
  • See also: The Buzzard
  • Programme note available
  • BuzzardThe Buzzard
  • FourFour
  • SummergillSummergill
  • Flat OutFlat Out
  • New radnorNew Radnor
  • Old radnorOld Radnor

Three Bronte Songs (1995)

  • Text: Charlotte Bronte, Anne Bronte, Emily Bronte
  • Soprano, piano
  • Duration: 10'
  • 1: Retrospection  |  2: Poor Captive Dove  |  3: Snow
  • Gemini Publications
  • First performance June 1995  |  Sarah Poole (s), Nigel Clayton (pf)  |  Farnham, Surrey

Two Ratushinskaya Songs (1996 rev. 2002)

White Fox Woman (2002)

  • Dramatic scena
  • Text: Christie Dickason
  • High or medium voice, oboe
  • Duration: 9'
  • Hunt Edition
  • First performance 4 May, 2002  |  Linda Hirst (voc), Paul Goodey (ob)  |  Trinty College of Music, London
  • CC2003 
  • Recording: Oboe Classics CC2003