Wind and Brass

Arctic Circle (2001)

  • Piano and wind quintet
  • Duration: 10'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Richard Shaw and Emma Williams for Ensemble Lumiere
  • First performance 17 February, 2002  |  Richard Shaw (pno) and Ensemble Lumiere  |  Woking Music Society, HG Wells, Surrey
  • Programme note available

Bells in the Air (2000)

  • Fanfare
  • Trumpet, horn
  • Duration: 4'
  • Brass Wind Publications
  • Commissioned by The Fibonacci Sequence
  • First performance 11 September, 2000  |  Paul Archibald (tpt) Stephen Stirling (hn)  |  Minterne Summer Festival, Dorset
  • See also: chamber music
  • Programme note available

Century Dances (2005)

  • Trio
  • Oboe, clarinet and bassoon
  • Duration: 9'
  • Allemande, Menuet, Mazurka, Tango, Last Dance
  • Hunt Edition
  • Commissioned by The Thorne Trio
  • First performance 1 December  |  The Thorne Trio  |  St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol
  • See also: chamber music
  • Programme note available

Cool It (1999)

  • Trumpet in C, percussion (vibraphone, sus cym and drum kit)
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Paul Archibald (trumpet) Simon Limbrick (percussion)
  • Programme note available

Crossing the Bridge (2011)

  • Flute orchestra (1 picc. 4 flutes 2 altos 1 contra alto (optional) bass flute and contrabass flute (also optional)
  • 1: Mostar  |  2: London Bridge - crossing to America: a short span  |  3: Brooklyn Bridge
  • Brass Wind Publications
  • Commissioned by National Flute Orchestra
  • First performance 27 February, 2011  |  Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Programme note available

Eleven (1999)

  • Flute and piano
  • Duration: 6'
  • Hunt Edition
  • See also: Chamber Music for full details

Framed (2009)

  • A collection of pieces inspired by works of art
  • Trumpet, piano
  • 1: Ball at the moulin de la galette  |  2: Nocturne in blue and gold  |  3: Walking man  |  4 Winter landscape with skaters  |  5: Marilyn diptych  |  6: A choir of angels  |  7: Overcoming red
  • Brass Wind Publications
  • Programme note available

Hodie Gloriosa (2001)

  • Brass octet
  • 4 tpts 4 tbns
  • Duration: 8'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by London Mozart Players
  • First performance 24 February 2001  |  London Mozart Players  |  St Michael and All Angels, Chiswick, London
  • Available on CD: Brass Classics: London Mozart Players

Hotfoot (1998)

  • 3 flutes in C and alto flute
  • Hunt Edition
  • Commissioned by Quartus Flutes
  • First performance 1999  |  Quartus Flutes  |  Beckenham, Kent

Jeu à Treize (2000)

  • For 13 wind instruments
  • 2ob 2cl 2 basset horns, or alto sax, 4 hns 2bsn 1db
  • Duration: 8'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by London Mozart Players
  • First performance March 2000  |  London Mozart Players  |  St Michael and All Angels, Chiswick, London

Le Temps Viendra (1998 rev. 2009)

  • Oboe/cor, clarinet/bass and piano or for trumpet, trombone and piano
  • Duration: 7'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Sounds Positive
  • Vestry Hall, Ealing, London
  • Programme note available

Mein blaues Klavier (2006)

  • Soprano saxophone and piano
  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Hofmeister
  • Commissioned by Amy Dickson
  • First performance 6 March 2006  |  Amy Dickson (soprano saxophone) Catherine Milldege (piano)  |  Wigmore Hall
  • Programme note available

The Night Trumpeter (2002) - review available

  • Trumpet, piano
  • Duration: 11 minutes
  • 1: The power of dreams  |  2: Kircher's Ear
  • Brass Wind Publications
  • Score cat no AR C10
  • Commissioned by The Fibonacci Sequence
  • First performance 28 September, 2002  |  Paul Archibald, Kathron Sturrock  |  Minterne, Summer Music Society of Dorset
  • On the ATCL Recital syllabus of TrinityGuildhall Examinations This work is also scored for the same combination as La Revue de Cuisine
  • See also: Chamber music
  • Programme note available

Not Just a Place dark memories from an old tango hall (2000)

  • Trio
  • Vla, db pno
  • Duration: 7'
  • McTier Music
  • Commissioned by Fibonacci Sequence
  • First performance November, 1999  |  Fibonacci Sequence  |  Aberysyth University, Wales
  • Exists in six different versions, including 'Tango Oscuro' and 'Salon Argentina
  • See also: this same piece scored for violin, bass and piano, and flute, cello and piano

Salon Argentina dark memories from an old tango hall ( rev. 2002)

  • Solo trumpet, brass nonet
  • 4 trumpets, horn, 3 trombones, tenor tuba, tuba
  • Duration: 7'
  • Brass Wind Publications
  • First performance April 2002  |  Paul Archibald (tpt), Welsh College of Music and Drama Brass Ensemble  |  Leicester
  • Exists in six different versions, including 'Not Just a Place' and 'Tango Oscuro'
  • See also: Orchestral music, Chamber music

Skerry and Fjord (2010)

  • Trombone and piano
  • Duration: 12'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Newark Brass Festival
  • First performance 24 January 2010  |  Michael Buchanan (trombone), Helen Reid
  • Also see:  chamber music
  • Programme note available 

Subject to the weather (2010) - review available

  • Wind quintet
  • Duration: 5'
  • Oxford University Press
  • Commissioned by the Presteign Festival for the Creating Landscapes project
  • First performance September 201  |  Galliard Ensemble  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Wales
  • Also see: chamber music
  • Programme note available

Tango Oscuro dark memories from an old tango hall (2000)

  • Brass quintet
  • 2 tpts, hn, tbn, tba
  • Duration: 6'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Chaconne Brass
  • First performance 30 March, 2000  |  Chaconne Brass  |  St John's, Smith Square, London
  • Exists in six different versions, including 'Not Just a Place' and 'Salon Argentina'
  • Recording: Deux-Elles DXL1141
  • See also: Orchestral music, Chamber music

Three Antiphons (2006)

To the Stars (1999)

  • For wind ensemble
  • 2fl/1picc 2ob 1Eb cl. 2Bb cl. bcl. 2bsn cbsn 4tpt 4hn 2tbn 1 basstbn ttba tba timp and perc
  • Duration: 4'
  • Gemini Publications
  • Commissioned by Central Band of the Royal Air Force
  • First performance February 1999  |  Central Band of the Royal Air Force  |  Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey

Winter Music (1992)

  • Wind quintet
  • 3 movements
  • Hunt Edition
  • Score cat no HE51
  • First performance March 1992  |  Sheridan Wind Quintet  |  St Martins-in-the-Field
  • Andante (from DXL 1033)
  • Recording: Deux Elles label DXL 1033