• ORCHESTRA – including works for soloist and orchestra

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    LINES OF LIFE – VOICES/KINDERSCENEN (1988) 20’ UYMP
    Lyric episodes for ensemble.
    1111, 1110, pf/cel, harp, perc, timp, 11111 (solo vla)
    Commissioned by BBC.
    First performance and broadcast by Lontano, conducted by Odaline de la Martinez
    Recorded by Christine Rutledge (viola), Center for New Music, conducted by David
    Gompper (Albany TROY 1110-11)
    AUDIO (excerpt) AUDIO (link to Amazon)
    (Center for New Music, cond. David Gompper)

    CELLO CONCERTO – ‘DEATHWATCH’ (1974) 29’ UYMP
    2 Cello soli and string orchestra: 8, 0, 4, 2, 1 + amplification
    First performance: BBC – Rohan de Saram & Chris van Kampen, London Sinfonietta,
    conducted by Lionel Friend.
    First public performance: Rohan de Saram & Ross Pople, BBC Symphony Orchestra
    conducted by Richard Pitman
    AUDIO (Rohan de Saram/London Sinfonietta)

    SINFONIA DA CACCIA (1967) 18’ ms.
    2222, 2000, timp, strings: 6, 6, 4, 4, 2
    Dedicated to the memory of Ivor Gurney
    Commissioned by Morley College.
    First broadcast performance: Academy of the BBC, conducted by Norman del Mar
    AUDIO (Academy of the BBC, conducted by Norman del Mar)

    SUITE FOR FLUTE AND STRINGS (1958, rev. 2011) 18’ Novello
    Overture; Aria; Energico; Hymn
    Solo fl, str.
    Dedicated to ‘my friends the Finzis of Ashmansworth’.
    First performance: Alexander Murray and Newbury String Players.
    Recorded by Anne Hodgson and Musicians of All Saints
    AUDIO (Anne Hodgson/Musicians of All Saints) AUDIO

    ARBOR VITAE – Cycle for Orchestra (1964) 27’ ms.
    2333, 4331, timp, perc, pf, cel, harp, strings
    Unperformed.
  • CHAMBER ENSEMBLE – 3 or more players

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    STRING QUINTET (2012, rev. 2013) (34’) UYMP
    Part I: ‘The Caller on the Shore’; ‘Moments of Being’; ‘Dance on the Shore; Part II:
    ‘The Meeting’
    String quintet: 2 vln, 1 vla, 2 vlc
    Dedicated to Erika Fox and to the memory of my teacher Priaulx Rainier.
    First performed and broadcast by the Kreutzer Quartet with Bridget McCrea.

    HAMADRYAD (2001) (10’) UYMP
    alto flute, viola, guitar
    Commissioned and first performed by New Opus Trio, Chicago.
    Recorded by Lontano under Odaline de la Martinez (Lorelt LNT118)
    AUDIO (Lontano) AUDIO (link to Amazon)

    LAYERS – homage to Purcell (1995) (6’) ms.
    fl, ob, cl, tpt
    Commissioned and first performed by Sounds Positive
    Recorded by Lontano under Odline de la Martinez (LNT 118)
    AUDIO (LONTANO) AUDIO (link to Amazon)

    WINTER MUSIC (1990) (11’) UYMP
    fl/picc/afl, ob/ca, cl, tpt, perc (cel, bells, chimes)
    Commissioned and first performed by Sounds Positive.
    Recorded by Lontano under Odaline de la Martinez (Lorelt LNT118)
    AUDIO (Cambridge New Music Players) AUDIO (link to Amazon)

    VERS LIBRE (1980) (10’) ms.
    fl/afl, cl, vla, vlc
    Commissioned by Gemini. Dedicated to Erika and Manfred Fox
    AUDIO (Center for New Music)CROQUIS – for string trio (1980) (50’) UYMP
    3 Cahiers: I – 17’; II – 16’; III – 17’
    Dedicated to Veronica Slater
    Commissioned by the BBC for members of the Arditti quartet
    First performed Venice Biennale
    Recorded by members of Kreutzer Quartet (NMC D151) *
    Recorded by members of Lontano (Lorelt LNT180)
    Cahier I:
    1. Precipitoso
    2. Cadence
    3. Chants*
    4. Croquis 1
    5. Sextet
    6. Fusées
    7. Plaint
    8. Solo 1: pathétique
    9. Sommeil: (pour les violes)*
    Cahier II:
    10. Fugue
    11. Solo 2: deciso
    12. Croquis 2*
    13. Eye
    14. Centering
    15. Pas de deux
    16. Tambourin
    17. Adage
    18. Reels
    Cahier III:
    19. Sapphic fragment*
    20. Minstrel
    21. Solo 3: mesto
    22. ‘From the Chinese…’*
    23. Quodlibet*
    24. Croquis 3*
    25. Etude à 3
    26. Trio
    27. Sonnet
    AUDIO (compilation: Center for New Music) AUDIO (link to Amazon)
    1. NMC D 151(compete)
    2. Lorelt LNT118*)

    VERGERS D’ECLAIRS (1975) ms.
    For flute (+ picc./alto), cello, prepared piano and percussion
    Commissioned by Option Band ensemble for the Féstival d’Estival of Paris.
    Subsequently broadcast by BBC.
  • INSTRUMENTAL – 2 players

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    TRISTIA – for violin and piano (2006-7) (10’)
    1. Appassionato – with élan; 2. Semplice; feroce; 3. Frozen; 4. Presto; still; 5. Acuto;
    6. Andante lugubre – alla barcarolla
    Dedicated to David Gompper
    First performance and recording by Peter Sheppard-Skaerved and Aaron Shorr. (NMC
    D151)
    AUDIO (5. Acuto) AUDIO (link with Amazon)

    CAPRICCIO FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (1965) (10’)
    Dedicated to Howard Ferguson
    First performed and broadcast by Yfrah Neaman and Howard Ferguson
    Further performances by Manoug Parikian, Ralph Holmes, Peter Sheppard-Skaerved.
    Recorded by Wolfgang David and David Gompper (Albany TROY680)
    AUDIO (Ralph Holmes/Ronald Lumsden) AUDIO (with link to Amazon)
  • SOLO INSTRUMENTALISTS

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    SOLO PIANO

    OGGETTI – Omaggio à Morandi (2003) (up to 24’) UYMP
    (13 pieces: players may ‘curate’/play a selection or the entire collection).
    Dedicated to Lesley Millar and Bob White
    First performed and recorded by Hiro Takenouchi (Lorelt LNT118)
    AUDIO (Hiro Takenouchi)) AUDIO (link to Amazon)

    STELE FOR JOHN LAMBERT (1996) (5’) UYMP
    Dedicated to Thalia Myers.
    Recorded by Thalia Myers (NMC D057)
    AUDIO (David Gompper) AUDIO (link to Amazon)

    CASIDA – del corazon amortajado (1994) (6’) UYMP
    (Casida – of the shrouded heart)
    Dedicated to Thalia Myers
    AUDIO (David Gompper)

    TOMBEAU – for piano (1966-69) (27’) UYMP
    (In 3 parts which may be performed separately: Part I – 7’; Part II – 13’;
    Part III – 7’)
    Commissioned and first broadcast on BBC by Stephen Kovacevich
    AUDIO (1. Stephen Kovacevich, complete; 2. Ronald Lumsden, Part II)

    PIANO DUET

    CAPRICCI – à 4 mains: ‘Fur Lise’ (1983) ms.
    Commission by Lise-Martine Jeanneret

    SOLO ORGAN

    STELAE FOR ORGAN (2006-10) (20’) ms
    7 short pieces which may be performed separately or in sequence

    SOLO GUITAR

    CASIDAS Y SONETOS – ‘del amor oscuro’ Book I (20’) UYMP
    (1991-94, rev. 2003)
    Commissioned by Arts Council of Great Britain for Charles Ramirez
    (5 pieces which may be performed separately)

    1. Casida – del Corazon amortajado
    2. Casida – de las Fuentes ocultas
    3. Casida – del estampa
    4. Casida – de los patios
    5. Soneto – de la lluvia imprevista

    AUDIO (Charles Ramirez)
    (Selection)

    SOLO STRINGS

    WIEGLIED - for solo viola (1999) (7’) UYMP
    Dedicated to and first performed by Christine Rutledge
    Recorded by Dimitri Murrath (Lorelt LNT118)
    AUDIO (Dimitri Murrath) AUDIO with link to Amazon

    WIEGLIED – for solo violin (1999) (7’) UYMP
    First performed by Peter Sheppard Skaerved
  • SOLO VOICE(S) & UP TO 6 PLAYERS

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    SPOKEN TO A BRONZE HEAD (2009) (5’) UYMP
    For mezzo soprano and piano
    Text: Ursula Vaughan Williams
    First performed and recorded by Susan Bickley and Iain Burnside
    (NMC D150)
    AUDIO (Susan Bickley and Iain Burnside AUDIO (with link to Amazon)

    NIGHTPIECE (2003) (6’) UYMP
    For soprano voice and 2 bass viols (also exists in version for soprano and 2 cellos)
    Commissioned and first performed by Evelyn Tubb and Music and Mirth.

    HAMADRYAD (1985) ms.
    For voice (mezzo soprano), flute (+ bass fl) with amplification, violin and piano
    Commissioned by Millhouse Festival.

    IN THE SAME SPACE – NINE POEMS OF CONSTANTINE CAVAFY (1976)
    (22’) UYMP
    For baritone and piano
    First performance: John Muriello and David Gompper
    First broadcast: Stephen Varcoe and John Constable
    Recorded by John Muriello and David Gompper (Albany TROY 1256)
    AUDIO (Stephen Varcoe/John Constable) AUDIO (with link to Amazon)

    RECONCILIATION FOR SPEAKER AND ENSEMBLE (1969) (20’) ms.
    Speaker, fl/perc, cl/perc, pf, vln, vla, vlc
    Text: Philip Oxman
    Commissioned by Radio Suisse Romande
    First performance: Ensemble Gioco e Musica with Philip Oxman
    First broadcast: Option Band with John McLeod
    AUDIO (John McCleod/Option Band)FLORILEGIUM (1960) (16’) ms.
    2 sop, 2 alt, 2 ten, 2 bass
    ob/ca, hn, 2 vlc, harp, pf
    Text: John Fletcher, Henry King, Robert Herrick, etc.
    Dedicated to ‘My mother: ‘There is a garland in her face’
    First performance: mixed ensemble, cond. Gordon Kember
    First broadcast: Melos ensemble/voice cond. Meredith Davies

    ‘NOUS N’IRONS PLUS AU BOIS’ – Song Cycle for voice and piano (1956) (15’)
    ms.
    Text: Verlaine, de Banville, de Musset
    Prelude; Colloque Sentimental; Nous n’irons plus au bois; Interlude; Tendres Regrets
    First performed and broadcast by Sophie Wyss and Josephine John

    SONG CYCLE: ONE DAY (1953) (10’) ms.
    For baritone and piano
    Text: Denton Welch
    Song; Poem for the Future; One Day; Where nothing sleeps
    First performed by Norman Tattersall and Roy Teed

    BEAUTIFUL LIE THE DEAD (1954) (8’) ms.
    For soprano and piano
    Text: Beddoes, W.H. Gibson, Stephen Philips
    Song; The Mourner; Beautiful lie the dead
    Dedicated to: William Alwyn; Gerald Finzi; Howard Ferguson
  • CHORUS

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    MOTET: NUNC DIMITIS (1985, rev. 2004) (6’) UYMP
    SATB SATB
    Commissioned by Finzi Singers, conducted by Paul Spicer
    First broadcast by BBC Singers, conducted by Simon Joly
    AUDIO (1. Finzi Singers; 2. BBC Singers)

    ELEGY – THE ELM (1977) (25’) ms.
    Speakers, SATB chorus and semi-chorus, 2 perc, pf/celesta, pf/eorg
    Commissioned by Heathfield Choral Society

    EIGHT CANZONETS (1958-72) (16’) ms.
    SATB chorus
    Text: lyrics of 16th-17th centuries
    Dedicated to Ursula Vaughan Williams
    First performed by BBC Singers, conducted John Poole
    AUDIO (BBC Singers)

    MOTET: I HEARD A VOICE (1956) (3’) Patterson/Music Sales
    SSAATTBB
    First performed by Elizabethan Singers, conducted by Simon Halsey
    AUDIO (Commotio, cond. Matthew Berry)
  • EDUCATIONAL

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    PIANO

    ABRSM compilations of contemporary works for solo piano:

    SPECTRUM 1 (approx. Grade 8):
    STELE FOR JOHN LAMBERT (1996) (6’) ABRSM
    Recorded by Thalia Myers (NMC D057)
    AUDIO (Thalia Myers) AUDIO with link to Amazon

    SPECTRUM 2 (approx Grade 2):
    NYANUSHKA’S SONG (1999) (35”) ABRSM
    Recorded by Thalia Myers (NMC D057)
    AUDIO (Thalia Myers) AUDIO with link to Amazon

    SPECTRUM 4 (approx. Grade 3):
    STONE…STANDING STONE (2002) (1.05’) ABRSM
    Recorded by Thalia Myers (Usk 1227CDD)
    AUDIO (Thalia Myers) AUDIO with link to Amazon

    SPECTRUM FOR PIANO DUET (approx. Grade 4):
    FISHING BY MOONLIGHT (2008) (1.38) ABRSM
    Recorded by Thalia Myers and Timothy Salter (ABRSM)
    AUDIO (Thalia Myers and Timothy Salter) AUDIO with link to Amazon
    (Included in score)

    ‘ON TRACK’ – compilation of new ensemble works for Key Stage 4 GCSE Music
    Students:
    ‘TAKES THREE…’ (2006) (2’) UYMP
    For trumpet, cello and piano
    AUDIO AUDIO with link to Amazon
    (Included in score)
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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    INCIDENTAL MUSIC TO BJORNSEN’S PLAY ‘MARY STUART IN SCOTLAND’
    (1960)
    ms.
    Flourish; Moresca; The Queen’s Almain; The Queen’s Galliard; The Queen’s Pavan;
    Curtain Music: The Queen’s Air - ‘Bodhan an Eassain’;
    First Psalm; Parody; The Falconer’s Song; Song: ‘Mary Anne’; Fanfare (missing);
    Finale
    Commissioned by the Edinburgh Festival
    Recorded by a chorus and orchestra conducted by Gordon Kember
    AUDIO (original recording)

    STELAE – for gamelan (2003, rev. 2005) (18’) UYMP
    2 sets of gongs (pelog and slendro, 6 players) double-headed Bedhug drum.
    Commissioned by the Royal College of Music for RCM Gamelan
    Sekar Tunjung Séta
    AUDIO (1. Stele 1; 2. Stelae, complete)