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Piano Concerto
2009
piano and small orchestra

18 mins

solo piano + 1.2.0.2 – 2.0.0.0 – strings (6.5.4.3.2)

Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts
First performed by Huw Watkins (piano) and the Presteigne Festival Orchestra, conducted by George Vass, at St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne on 1 September 2009

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Doonies Hill Antiphon
2010
string orchestra

12 mins

for string orchestra (vln 1, 2 & 3, vla, vlc 1 & 2, db)

Version for string orchestra commissioned by the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts
First performed by the Presteigne Festival Orchestra, conducted by George Vass, at St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne on 25 August 2013

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Black and White Trio
1989
violin, clarinet, piano

21 mins

for violin, clarinet in Bb (or C) and piano

Commissioned by New Macnaghten Concerts
First performed by Chameleon at Tate Britain on 2 May 1989

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Rhapsody in Red
1990
two pianos

17 mins

for two pianos

Commissioned by the Tate Gallery
First performed by Stephen Gutman and Thalia Myers at Tate Britain on 2 January 1991

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String Quartet No.1: From Schiphol to Shannon
1992
string quartet

16 mins

for string quartet

Commissioned by the Brindisi Quartet
First performed by the Brindisi Quartet at the Huddersfield Festival on 26 November 1992

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Rhythm and Blues
1993
saxophone quartet

14 mins

for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)

Commissioned by Andrew Gottschalk for the Delta Saxophone Quartet
First performed by the Delta Saxophone Quartet at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on 26 June 1994

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Ciconia Fragment
1993
four clarinets

2 mins

(free transcription of Amor per ti sempre by Johannes Ciconia)

for four clarinets (1 Eb, 2Bbs and bass)

Written for the 10th Anniversary of No Strings Attached
First performed by No Strings Attached at St James’, Piccadilly, London on 30 November 1993

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String Quartet No.2: Ring of Waves
1995
string quartet

17 mins

for string quartet

Commissioned by Bernhard Starkmann
First performed by the Brindisi Quartet at Tate Britain on 13 June 1996

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Clarinet Quintet: In Prairial and Thermidor
1995
clarinet and string quartet

19 mins

for clarinet in A and string quartet

Commissioned by Bernhard Starkmann
First performed by Andrew Sparling (clarinet) and the Brindisi Quartet at Tate Britain on 13 June 1996

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Lunae Glaciales
1996
flute, viola, harp

8 mins

for piccolo/flute, viola and harp

Commissioned by the East of England Orchestra
First performed by Nancy Ruffer (piccolo/flute), Paul Silverthorne (viola) and Hugh Webb (harp) at Tate Britain on 29 January 1998

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The White Bird
1997
Eb clarinet and piano

8 mins

for Eb clarinet and piano

Commissioned by Andrew Sparling and Thalia Myers
First performed by Andrew Sparling (Eb clarinet) and Thalia Myers (piano) at the Jersey Arts Centre, St Helier on 1 May 1997

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The Coral Sea
1997
soprano saxophone and piano

15 mins

for soprano saxophone and piano

Commissioned by Group AG for Martin Robertson and Antony Gray
First performed by Martin Robertson (soprano saxophone) and Antony Gray (piano) at Tate Britain on 15 January 1998

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Luna 21 in the Sea of Serenity
2003
oboe, clarinet, viola, harp

9 mins

for oboe d’amore (doubling glass singing bowl), clarinet in A (doubling Japanese rin and glass singing bowl), viola and harp

Commissioned by O K E A N O S
First performed by O K E A N O S at Ewenny Priory, Bridgend on 10 September 2003

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In the Mendips
2003
six players

16 mins

for flute, clarinet in Bb, harp, violin, viola and violoncello

Commissioned by Making Music Eastern for CHROMA
First performed by CHROMA at the Library Theatre, Luton on 10 November 2003

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The Butterfly Corona
2003
oboe and harp

4 mins

for oboe and harp

Commissioned by O K E A N O S
First performed by Jinny Shaw (oboe) and Sally Pryce (harp) at Edinburgh College of Art on 1 November 2003

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Melancholy Processional
2004
variable scoring

7 mins

for treble instruments, piano and optional percussion

Commissioned by COMA
First performed by the COMA National Ensemble at the Huddersfield Festival on 23 November 2004

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A Piece of Sky (after Yoko Ono)
2004
oboe d'amore, 2 percussion, koto

7 mins

for oboe d’amore, 2 percussion and koto

Commissioned by OKEANOS
First performed by OKEANOS at the Huddersfield Festival in November 2004

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Cythera
2005
clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano

6 mins

for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano

Written to celebrate Ian Hamilton Finlay’s 80th birthday
First performed by CHROMA at Royal Holloway College, Egham on 2 March 2005

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LM-7: Aquarius
2006
saxophone quartet

7 mins

for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone)

Commissioned by the Lunar Saxophone Quartet
First performed by the Lunar Saxophone Quartet at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh on 3 August 2006

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String Quartet No.3: Llanandras Melodies
2007
string quartet

4 mins

for string quartet

Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts
First performed by the Psophos Quartet at St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne on 25 August 2007

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Aquarius with Quartz and Copper
2008
trumpet and organ

7 mins

for trumpet in C and organ

Written for the wedding of Paul Baxter and Beth Mackay
First performed by Mark O’Keeffe (trumpet) and Michael Bonaventure (organ) at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh on 18 October 2008

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Doonies Hill Antiphon
2010
seven solo strings
12 mins
 
3 vlns, vla, 2 vc, db

Commissioned by Red Note Ensemble with funds provided by the Scottish Arts Council
First performed by Red Note Ensemble at Wood End Barn, Banchory on 20 October 2010
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Lopsided Waltz
2011
piano duet

2 mins

for piano duet

Commissioned by Thalia Myers and ABRSM
First performed by Leslie East and Jonathan Lee at the Royal College of Music, London on 27 October 2012

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Aria for Joel and Vicki
2015
tenor saxophone and organ

7 mins

for tenor saxophone and piano

“To Joel Garthwaite and Vicki Adams on their wedding day”
First performed by Joel Garthwaite (tenor saxophone) and Luke Bond (organ) at Truro Cathedral on 27 February 2015

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Angelorum
1987
piano

8 mins

for piano

Commissioned by Thalia Myers
First performed by Thalia Myers at Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells on 17 November 1987

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Edwards
1993
piano

13 mins

for piano

Commissioned by Stephen Gutman
First performed by Stephen Gutman at the Michael Tippett Centre, Bath on 10 March 1993

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Eurydice
1995
clarinet

9 mins

for clarinet in Bb

Commissioned by Bernhard Starkmann
First performed by Andrew Sparling at St Giles’, Cripplegate, London on 13 October 1995

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Memorial Blues (for Phyllis Hyman)
1995
piano

4 mins

for piano

Commissioned by Thalia Myers
First performed by Gregor Blamey at the Royal College of Music, London on 22 June 1996

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October Monody
1997
piano

1 min

for piano

Commissioned by Thalia Myers
First performed by Richard Rodney Bennett at the Wigmore Hall, London on 18 May 1999

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Comeragh Litanies
1998
organ

10 mins

for organ

Commissioned by Rupert Gough
First performed by Rupert Gough at St John’s, Smith Square, London on 4 February 1999

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Rameau Remembered
1999
piano

2 mins

for piano

Commissioned by Stephen Gutman
First performed by Stephen Gutman in the Great Hall, Dartington College on 8 August 1999

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Anniversary Duet
1999
piano

2 mins

for piano

Written to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of Giovanna Laurea and Harry Jackson
First performed by Sarah Walker at the British Music Information Centre, London on 3 July 2001

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Small Encomium for Matthew Greenall
2000
clarsach

3 mins

for clarsach (or chromatic harp)

Written to celebrate Matthew Greenall’s 40th birthday
First performed by Ruth Wall at the British Music Information Centre, London on 10 March 2000

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Forty Bells for Laurence Crane
2001
piano

1 min

for piano

Written to celebrate Laurence Crane’s 40th birthday
First performed by Sarah Walker at the British Music Information Centre, London on 3 April 2001

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Carillon for Louise and Nick
2001
organ

4 mins

for organ

Written for the Service of Blessing of the marriage of Louise Jackson and Nicholas Harrhy
First performed by Matthew Steynor at St Peter’s Church, Ash on 28 July 2001

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Toccata/Ground
2001
harpsichord

6 mins

for harpsichord

Commissioned by Steven Devine
First performed by Steven Devine in the Purcell Room, London on 26 September 2001

 

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September Chorale
2002
piano

duration variable

for piano

Commissioned by Thalia Myers and ABRSM publishing
First performed by Thalia Myers at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario on 31 January 2003

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St Asaph Toccata
2003
organ

8 mins

for organ

Commissioned by Symphony Hall, Birmingham, as part of the Bach to the Future Series
First performed by Catherine Ennis at Symphony Hall, Birmingham on 9 February 2004

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Carillon: In Dulci Jubilo
2003
piano

1½ mins

(free transcription of the chorale prelude In Dulci Jubilo (BWV608) by J.S.Bach)

for piano

First performed by Antony Gray at Stella Maris Church, Maroochydore, Queensland on 1 August 2003

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Southwark Symphonies
2005
organ

8 mins

for organ

Commissioned by Michael Bonaventure
First performed by Michael Bonaventure at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark on 19 November 2005

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Birthday Barcarolle for Howard Skempton
2007
guitar

2 mins

for guitar

Commissioned by the International Guitar Foundation for Tom Kerstens to celebrate Howard Skempton’s 60th birthday
First performed by Tom Kerstens at the Purcell Room, London on 5 May 2007

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Piano Sonata
2007
piano

15 mins

for piano

Commissioned by David Wilde
First performed by David Wilde at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh on 29 May 2008

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Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen
2012
organ

2 mins

for organ

Commissioned by Merton College, Oxford for William Whitehead’s Orgelbüchlein Project
First performed by William Whitehead at Merton College, Oxford on 31 March 2012

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Fantasia with Anniversary Chorale
2013
guitar

8 mins

for guitar

Commissioned by the IGF as a test piece for the 2013 International Guitar Competition
First performed by the six competition semi-finalists – Vladimir Gapontsev, Mikkel Egelund Nielsen, Srdjan Bulat, Laura Snowden, Alp Ozan Bursaliogliu and Gil Fesch – at the Royal College of Music, London on 25 October 2013

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Imaginary Birds
2013
piano

for piano

Commissioned by ABRSM for Spectrum 5

First performed by Faye Evans at the Royal College of Music, London on 5 November 2016

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Untitled (for Robert Irvine)
2016
cello

3 mins

Written for Robert Irvine
First performed by Robert Irvine at Woodwick House, Evie, Orkney on 26 June 2016

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Liadan Laments
1988
soprano and piano

7 mins

for soprano and piano

Text: Liadan (7th century Irish) translated by John Montague

First performed by Frances Lynch and Mark Ray at Heathfield School, Ascot on 16 June 1989

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French Song
1991
soprano, clarinet, piano

9 mins

for soprano, Bb clarinet and piano

Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)

Commissioned by Tapestry (UK)
First performed by Tapestry at Christ Church, Highbury Grove, London on 2 June 1991

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Enjoyment (A Modern Madrigal)
1992
six solo voices

11 mins

for six solo voices (SSATBarB)

Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)

Commissioned by I Fagiolini
First performed by I Fagiolini at the Spitalfields Festival on 8 June 1992

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Afternoon Thunderstorm
1994
mezzo-soprano and vibraphone

3 mins

for mezzo-soprano and vibraphone

Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)

Written for the Chamber Group of Scotland
First performed by Frances McCafferty and Heather Corbett at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow on 15 May 1994

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Ruined Land
1994
tenor and piano

9 mins

for tenor and piano

Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)

Commissioned by Hansell Stevenson Solicitors
First performed by Mark Wilde and Edward Bhesania at St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Salle on 11 June 1994

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On The Bridge Over The Narrow River
1994
four solo voices

10 mins

for four solo voices (ATTBar)

Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)

Commissioned by the Orlando Consort
First performed by the Orlando Consort at Queen’s University, Belfast on 27 April 1994

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At The Last Day
1999
four solo voices

6 mins

for four solo voices (soprano, 2 mezzo-sopranos and alto)

Text by Dugald Buchanan (1716-1768) translated by Lachlan MacBean (1853-1931)

Commissioned by Daniela Tošic and Tapestry (USA)
First performed by Tapestry at the National Music Center, Lenox, MA on 9 June 1999

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Sleep Deep
2000
tenor and piano

5 mins

for tenor and piano

Text by Eric Fitzwalter Wilkinson (1891-1917)

Commissioned by Richard Lewis
First performed by James Oxley and Caroline Dowdle at the Wigmore Hall, London on 15 June 2003

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Kyrie super Dunstaple
2000
four solo voices

7 mins

for four solo voices (ATTBar)

Text: Troped Kyrie for Maundy Thursday from The Consuetudinary of St Mary Abbey, York

Commissioned by the York Early Music Foundation
First performed by the Orlando Consort at the National Centre for Early Music, York on 7 April 2000

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The Armed Man
2000
four or eight solo voices

6 mins

for 4/8 solo voices (SATB)

Texts: 15th century Burgundian Chanson and Robert Palmer (1888-1916)

Commissioned by The Clerks’ Group
First performed by The Clerks’ Group, directed by Edward Wickham, at the Wigmore Hall, London on 31 May 2000

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I am the Rose of Sharon
2001
five solo voices

6 mins

for five solo voices (ATTBarB or SAATB)

Text: The Song of Solomon 2:1-3, 6:3, 5:1, 6:3, 2:4

Commissioned by the Opus Anglicanum Trust
First performed by Opus Anglicanum in Wells Cathedral on 15 July 2001

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Warldis Vanitie: Ane Mirrour for Marie Stuart
2001
eight solo voices

19 mins

for eight solo voices (SSAATTBB)

Texts by Sir Richard Maitland (1496-1586), King Henry Stuart (Lord Darnley) (1546-1567), (?)Robert Sempill (c.1530-c.1595), Queen Mary Stuart (1542-1587) and John Wedderburn (c.1500-1556)

Commissioned by Cappella Nova
First performed by Cappella Nova, directed by Alan Tavener, at St Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow on 8 February 2002

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Star-Song
2002
mezzo-soprano and piano

5 mins

for mezzo-soprano and piano

Text by Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866)

Commissioned by Katharine Durran
First performed by Alison Wells and Katharine Durran in the Middleton Hall, University of Hull on 6 December 2002

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Early Morning Light on Loch Sunart
2002
soprano and clarinet

6 mins

for soprano and clarinet in Bb

Text by Kenneth White (b.1936)

Commissioned by the Warwick Arts Trust for the Composers Ensemble
First performed by Mary Wiegold (soprano) and Duncan Prescott (clarinet) in the Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa on 14 July 2002

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A Woman’s Life and Loves
2002
mezzo-soprano and piano

32 mins

for mezzo-soprano and piano

Texts by Sophie Hannah (b.1971)

Commissioned by Ann Martin-Davis
First performed by Susan Legg (mezzo-soprano)  and Ann Martin-Davis (piano) at the Arnolfini, Bristol on 6 October 2002

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Aigrette Garzette to Échasse Blanche
2002
tenor and piano

8 mins

for tenor and piano

Text by John Fuller (b.1937)

Commissioned by Mark Milhofer
First performed by Mark Milhofer and Paul Plummer at Magdalen College, Oxford on 30 November 2002

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A la mémoire de Claude Debussy
2004
soprano and piano

3 mins

for soprano and piano

Text by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

Commissioned by Alison Smart and Katharine Durran for the New French Song project
First performed by Alison Smart and Katharine Durran at the Purcell Room, London on 13 July 2004

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Psalm 112: Laudate Pueri
2004
soprano and organ

8 mins

for soprano and organ

Text: Vulgate Psalm 112

Commissioned by Matthew Owens
First performed by Susan Hamilton and Michael Bonaventure at St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh on 9 October 2005

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Psalm 92: Dominus Regnavit
2004
five solo voices and piano duet

7 mins

for five solo voices (SM-sATB) and piano duet/two pianos

Text: Vulgate Psalm 92

Commissioned by Stichting Lek Art
First performed by Annelie Brinkhof (soprano), Elisa Roep (mezzo-soprano), Cecile Roovers (alto), Ruud van Iterson (tenor), Bas Kuijlenburg (bass) and Fred Oldenburg and Jeroen van Veen (pianos) at Grote of Barbarakerk, Culemborg on 26 September 2004

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Spring
2005
five solo voices

4 mins

for five solo voices (SSATB)

Text by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1899)

Commissioned by EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Sir Michael Tippett
First performed by EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, directed by James Weeks, at the Bromsgrove Festival on 24 April 2005

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Ubi flumem praesulis
2009
four solo voices and small harp

5 mins

for four solo voices (SSSM-s) and small harp

Text: Antiphon at Lauds (from the Pars estivalis of the Breviarium Aberdonense) and Psalm 62

Written for Canty
First performed by Canty and William Taylor (harp) at St Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen on 16 October 2009

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Aldington Images
2011
soprano and piano

8 mins

for soprano and piano

Text by Richard Aldington (1892-1962)

Commissioned by Leeds Lieder+ in memory of David and Honor Anthony
First performed by Felicity Lott and Malcolm Martineau at Leeds College of Music on 9 October 2011

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Adonis Images
2012
soprano and piano

8 mins

(revision of Aldington Images)

for soprano and piano

Text by Kārlis Vērdiņš (b.1979)

Commissioned by Leeds Lieder+ in memory of David and Honor Anthony
First performed by Sarah Leonard and Stephen Gutman at Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds, on 29 April 2012

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Ite missa est
2012
four solo voices

2 mins

for four solo voices (ATBarB)

Written for New York Polyphony

First performed by New York Polyphony at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City, MO on 11 December 2012

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Zero point reflection
2014
three solo voices

10 mins

for three solo voices (SSA)

Text by Doris Kareva (b.1958)

Commissioned by the Vale of Glamorgan Festival for Juice Vocal Ensemble, with additional funds from Arts Council England
First performed by Juice Vocal Ensemble at Fonmon Castle, Cardiff on 11 May 2014

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This Paradise I Give Thee
2017
baritone and 13 players

7 mins

for baritone and 13 players (piccolo, cor anglais, Eb clarinet, 2 bass clarinets, soprano saxophone, contrabassoon, trumpet in C, euphonium, 2 violins, viola, double bass)

Texts by John Milton (16018-1674) and Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Commissioned by the Natural History Museum
First performed by Sir Thomas Allen and the London Contemporary Orchestra at Hintze Hall in the Natural History Museum, London on 13 July 2017

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Ah, mine heart
1987
SSAATB

4 mins

for SSAATB unaccompanied

Text: Anonymous (16th century)

First performed by Canterbury Cathedral Choir, directed by Allan Wicks, on 5 August 1988

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A Prayer for Peace
1989
trebles and organ

4 mins

for trebles and organ

Text by Charles, Duc d’Orléans (1394-1465)

First performed by the choristers of Bristol Cathedral, directed by Christopher Brayne, on 13 May 1991

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O nata lux
1990
ATTBB

8 mins

for ATTBB unaccompanied

Text: Office Hymn for Lauds, Feast of the Transfiguration

Written for John Scott and the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral
First performed by St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, directed by John Scott, on 28 February 1992

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O sacrum convivium
1990
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Antiphon at Second Vespers, Feast of Corpus Christi

Commissioned by the 1990 Guildford and Portsmouth Cathedrals Festival
First performed by the combined choirs of Guildford and Portsmouth Cathedrals, directed by Andrew Millington, on 16 June 1990

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I look from afar
1991
SSAATB

6 mins

for SSATB unaccompanied

Text: Matin Responsory, Advent Sunday

Commissioned by Stephen Darlington and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
First performed by Christ Church Cathedral Choir, directed by Stephen Darlington, on 14 December 1991

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Tomorrow go ye forth
1992
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied
Text: Vesper Responsory, Advent Sunday
Commissioned by Michael Nicholas and the Choir of Norwich Cathedral
First performed by Norwich Cathedral Choir, directed by Michael Nicholas, on 26 November 1992

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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Norwich Service)
1993
SATB and organ

9 mins

for SATB and organ

Written for Michael Nicholas and the choir of Norwich Cathedral
First performed by Norwich Cathedral Choir, directed by Michael Nicholas, on 13 June 1993

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Lux mortuorum
1995
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied
Text by Richard George Elliott (b.1962)
Commissioned by the Ionian Singers
First performed by the Ionian Singers, directed by Timothy Salter, at St John’s, Smith Square, London on 19 November 1995

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Song (I gaze upon you)
1996
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Paul Eluard (1895-1952) translated by Gilbert Bowen

Written for the wedding of Mark Wilde and Imogen Wright
First performed by the choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, directed by Jonathan Rees-Williams, on 1 June 1996

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Hodie nobis caelorum Rex
1996
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: First Respond at Matins, Christmas Day

Commissioned by Cappella Nova
First performed by Cappella Nova, directed by Alan Tavener, at the Barony Hall, Glasgow on 19 December 1996

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O fear the Lord
1997
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Psalm 34:9 & 10
Commissioned by the Choir of All Saints’ Church, Blackheath
First performed by the All Saints’ Church Choir, directed by Michael Nicholas, on 1 November 1997

Choral
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A Vision of Aeroplanes
1997
6S4A4T4B

15 mins

for 6S4A4T4B

Text: Anonymous

Commissioned by Bernhard Starkmann
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Simon Joly, at St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London on 17 October 1997

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Pure Religion and Undefiled before God
1999
trebles and organ

4 mins

for trebles and organ

Text: The Epistle of James 1:27

Commissioned by St Edmund’s School, Canterbury, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the school’s foundation
First performed by the choristers of Canterbury Cathedral, directed by David Flood, on 12 October 1999

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Hymn to the Trinity (Honor, Virtus et Potestas)
2000
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Sixth Respond at Matins, Trinity Sunday

Commissioned by Chapelle du Roi
First performed by Chapelle du Roi, directed by Alistair Dixon, at the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick on 11 July 2000

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Cecilia Virgo
2000
6S6A6T6B

8 mins

for 6S6A6T6B

Text: Anonymous (16th century)

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Stephen Cleobury, in Canterbury Cathedral on 26 October 2000

Choral
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Creator of the stars of night
2000
SAATB and organ

4 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: Anonymous (7th century) translated by JM Neale (1818-1866) and adapted by the editors of the New English Hymnal

Commissioned by Matthew Owens for the Choir of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
First performed by St Mary’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 3 December 2000

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Salve Regina
2000
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Written for Andrew Nethsingha and the Choir of Truro Cathedral
First performed by Truro Cathedral Choir, directed by Andrew Nethsingha, on 25 March 2001

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Edinburgh Mass
2001
SATB

13 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Commissioned by the Very Revd. Graham Forbes, Provost of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
First performed by St Mary’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 22 November 2001

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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Truro Service)
2001
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Commissioned for Andrew Nethsingha and the Choir of Truro Cathedral by Mrs. Judith Rowe in memory of her husband Peter
First performed by Truro Cathedral Choir, directed by Andrew Nethsingha, on 5 October 2001

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O thou that art the light
2001
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by St Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

Written for Benjamin Nicholas and the choir of the Abbey School, Tewkesbury
First performed by Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 12 July 2001

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A Prayer of King Henry VI
2002
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by King Henry VI (1421-1471)

Commissioned by Oakham School
First performed by Oakham School Chapel Choir, directed by David Woodcock, on 28 June 2002

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The Lord’s Prayer
2002
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Matthew 6:9-13 translated by Miles Coverdale (1487-1569)

Written for Benjamin Nicholas and the choir of the Abbey School, Tewkesbury
First performed by Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 12 June 2002

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Salus aeterna
2002
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Sequence for Advent Sunday

Commissioned by Oakham School
First performed by Oakham School Chapel Choir, directed by David Woodcock, on 1 December 2002

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Ane Sang of the Birth of Christ
2002
SATB and organ

4 mins

for SATB and organ

Text by (?)John Wedderburn (c.1500-1556)

Written for Matthew Owens and the Choir of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
First performed by St Mary’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 22 December 2002

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O Doctor optime
2003
SSATB

3 mins

for SSATB unaccompanied

Text: Magnificat Antiphon at First and Second Vespers, Feast of St Thomas Aquinas (The name of any other Doctor of the Church may be substituted for that of St Thomas)

Written for a BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship broadcast
First performed by the Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, directed by Dr Geoffrey Webber, on 5 March 2003

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Preces and Responses
2003
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Commissioned by the Very Revd. Graham Forbes, Provost of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
First performed by St Mary’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 21 November 2003

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Te Deum
2004
five solo voices and unison choir

7 mins

for five solo voices (AATTB) and unison choir (S/A + T/B)

Text by (?)Niceta of Remisiana (4th century)

Commissioned by The Clerks’ Group
First performed by The Clerks’ Group, directed by Edward Wickham, at the Newbury Spring Festival on 9 May 2004

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Thomas, Jewel of Canterbury
2004
SATB

8 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: 14th-century English (from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, MS 512)

Commissioned by Bill Packer for the choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in memory of Paddy Hadley, Precentor of Caius 1946-73
First performed by Gonville and Caius College Choir, directed by Dr Geoffrey Webber, on 8 June 2004

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Ave Maria
2004
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: The Angelic Salutation

Commissioned by the Exon Singers
First performed by the Exon Singers, directed by Matthew Owens, at Buckfast Abbey on 28 July 2004

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Salve Regina 2
2004
SSAATTBB

13 mins

for SSAATTBB unaccompanied

Texts: Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary, (?)Richard Pynson (d.1530), Geoffrey Chaucer (c.1343-1400)/William Wordsworth (1770-1850) and Anonymous (13th century)/Peter Davidson

Commissioned by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu to celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the foundation of Beaulieu Abbey
First performed by Chapelle du Roi, directed by Alistair Dixon, at Beaulieu Abbey on 29 August 2004

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A Prayer of St Bernard of Clairvaux
2004
SATB

2 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: (?) St Bernard of Clairvaux (c.1090-1153)

Commissioned by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu to celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the foundation of Beaulieu Abbey
First performed by Chapelle du Roi, directed by Alistair Dixon, at Beaulieu Abbey on 29 August 2004

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Now I have known, O Lord
2004
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Al-Junaid (10th century) translated by A.J.Arberry (1905-73)

Commissioned by Jeremy Backhouse and the Vasari Singers for their 25th Anniversary
First performed by the Vasari Singers, directed by Jeremy Backhouse, at St John’s, Smith Square, London on 15 May 2005

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A Deep, but Dazzling Darkness
2004
SATB and organ

10 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: Henry Vaughan (1621-1695), Geoffrey Hill (b.1932) & Romans 8:31 & 38-39

Commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral
First performed by St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Malcolm Archer, on 26 January 2005

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Not no faceless Angel
2005
SATB, violoncello, flute

9 mins

for SATB, violoncello and offstage flute (or oboe)

Text by Tanya Lake (b.1987)

Commissioned by the Royal College of Music Junior Department
First performed by the RCM Junior Department Chamber Choir with Theo Balkwill (violoncello) and Suzanne Thorn (oboe), directed by Joy Hill, at Holy Trinity Church, South Kensington, London on 11 June 2005

 

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Missa Triueriensis
2005
SATB

11 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Written for Robert Sharpe and the Choir of Truro Cathedral
First performed by Truro Cathedral Choir, directed by Robert Sharpe, on 3 July 2005

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Sanctum est verum lumen
2005
40-part choir

10 mins

for 40-part choir (8xSATBarB)

Text: Antiphon at First Vespers, Feast of All Saints

Commissioned by the Lichfield Festival
First performed by Ex Cathedra, directed by Jeffrey Skidmore, in Lichfield Cathedral on 14 July 2005

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Ecce venio cito
2005
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Revelation 22: 12, 13 & 17

Commissioned by Mark and Elaine Farrant to celebrate their 25th Wedding Anniversary
First performed by Lichfield Cathedral Choir, directed by Philip Scriven, on 27 November 2005

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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Tewkesbury Service)
2006
SATB and organ

11 mins

for SATB and organ

Commissioned by Michael Amherst for The Abbey School, Tewkesbury, in honour of Miles Amherst’s 75th birthday
First performed by the choir of The Abbey School, Tewkesbury, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 25 May 2006

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Orbis patrator optime
2006
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: St Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621) (Hymn for Lauds on the feast of the Guardian Angels)

Commissioned in memoriam Robert Beazer, M.A., for Edward Higginbottom and the Choir of New College, Oxford
First performed by the Choir of New College, Oxford, directed by Edward Higginbottom, on 7 October 2006

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The Magi
2006
SATB and organ

4 mins

for SATB and organ

Texts: Matthew 2: 1-2 and WB Yeats (1865-1939)

Commissioned by Harrow School
First performed by the choirs of Harrow School, directed by David Woodcock, on 6 December 2006

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Nowell sing we
2006
SATB

2 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Anonymous (15th century)

Commissioned by Truro Cathedral for the 2006 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
First performed by Truro Cathedral Choir, directed by Robert Sharpe, on 23 December 2006

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Thou whose birth
2007
trebles and organ

3 mins

for trebles and organ

Text by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)
First performed by Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 22 January 2007

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Oculi omnium
2007
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Psalm 145, v15

Commissioned by Michael Nicholas and the choir of St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich
First performed by the choir of St Mary-le-Tower, directed by Michael Nicholas, on 1 July 2007

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Aeterna caeli gloria
2007
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: 5th Century Ambrosian Hymn

Commissioned by the Musicians Benevolent Fund in the name of Sir Thomas Armstrong
First performed by the combined choirs of Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral and St Paul’s Cathedral, directed by James O’Donnell, at Westminster Abbey, London on 21 November 2007

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Angeli, archangeli
2007
SSATB

7 mins

for SSATB unaccompanied

Texts: Antiphon at First vespers, Feast of All Saints and Colin Tan (b.1977)

Commissioned by St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, for St Catharine’s Day 2007
First performed by the Choir of St Catharine’s College, directed by Edward Wickham, on 25 November 2007

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The Voice of the Bard
2007
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by William Blake (1757-1827)

Commissioned by the BBC for BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year, Chantage
First performed by Chantage, directed by James Davey, at Glaziers Hall, London on 5 December 2007

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To Morning
2007
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by William Blake (1757-1827)

First performed by Dean Close Chapel Choir, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, at Notre Dame de Blancs Manteaux, Paris on 12 April 2008

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The Spacious Firmament
2008
SATB, brass quintet, organ

11 mins

for SATB, brass quintet (2 trumpets in C, horn in F, trombone and tuba) and organ

Text by Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Commissioned by the John Armitage Memorial Trust
First performed by the BBC Singers, Onyx Brass and Stephen Disley (organ), directed by Nicholas Cleobury, at St Bride’s, Fleet Street, London on 10 April 2008

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Requiem
2008
SATB

29 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Latin Mass for the Dead, Hōjō Ujimasa (1538-1590), Chief Aupumut (c.1725), Walt Whitman (1819-1892), Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) and Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)

Commissioned by the Vasari Singers
First performed by the Vasari Singers, directed by Jeremy Backhouse, at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London on 11 November 2008

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The Land of Spices
2008
trebles and organ

4 mins

for trebles and organ

Text by George Herbert (1593-1633)

Commissioned for Dean Close School by the Earl of Harrowby
First performed by the choristers of Westminster Abbey and Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, directed by James O’Donnell, at Westminster Abbey, London on 30 September 2008

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Ave, Regina caelorum
2008
SATB and electric guitar

11 mins

for SATB and electric guitar

Texts: Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary and Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)

Commissioned by the International Guitar Festival, King’s Place Music Trust and The Sixteen
First performed by The Sixteen and Tom Kerstens (electric guitar), directed by Eamonn Dougan, at King’s Place, London on 6 October 2008

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Let us all rejoice in the Lord
2008
SATB

2½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Antiphon for All Saints

Commissioned by DeChorum
First performed by DeChorum, directed by Brian Kay, at All Saints’, Weston-super-Mare on 2 November 2008

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The Spacious Firmament 2: Yet we who neither burn nor shine
2008
SATB and trumpet

7 mins

for SATB and trumpet in C

Text by Colin Tan (b.1977)

Commissioned by the John Armitage Memorial Trust
First performed by the Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge and Niall Keatley (trumpet), directed by Nicholas Cleobury, at St Margaret’s, Westminster, London on 3 December 2008

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To Music
2009
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 in honour of Stephen Cleobury’s 60th birthday
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Stephen Cleobury, at BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London on 24 January 2009

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In the beginning was the Word
2009
SATB and organ

11 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: John 1: 1-14

Commissioned by Dr Nicholas Fisher for the Choir of Merton College, Oxford
First performed by the Choir of Merton College, Oxford, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 16 May 2009

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Justorum animae
2009
SATB

4 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Offertory at the feast of All Saints

Commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of Wells Cathedral
First performed by Wells Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 14 May 2009

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Jesu, Rex admirabilis
2009
SATB and organ

5 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: Hymn at Matins on the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Commissioned by the Master and Fellows of St John’s College, Cambridge
First performed by St John’s College Choir, directed by Andrew Nethsingha, on 3 May 2009

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Cantus Maris Baltici
2009
SATB

10 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts by Andres Ehin (b.1940) (translated by J. Talvet and H.L.Hix), Maironis (1862-1932) (translated by Lionginas Pažūsis), Mirdza Bendrupe (translated by Margita Gailitis), Jaan Kaplinski (b.1941) (translated by the author and Fiona Sampson) and Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Commissioned by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain
First performed by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, directed by Mike Brewer, at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco on 26 July 2009

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A ship with unfurled sails
2009
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Doris Kareva (b.1958) translated by Eric Dickens

Commissioned by the Vigala Singers
First performed by the Vigala Singers, directed by Joy Hill, at the Klara Kyrka, Stockholm on 18 August 2009

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The Christ-child
2009
SATB

4 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Commissioned by King’s College, Cambridge
First performed by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Cleobury, on 24 December 2009

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In all his works
2010
ATTBB

4 mins

for ATTBB unaccompanied

Text: Ecclesiasticus 47: 8-10

Written at the request of Elizabeth Wicks
First performed by a consort of ex-Canterbury Cathedral choristers and layclerks, directed by David Woodcock, at the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Dr Allan Wicks in Canterbury Cathedral on 21 May 2010

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Ruchill Linn
2010
SATB

8½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Robin Bell (b.1947)

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Paul Brough, at St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, London on 23 April 2012

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Missa Sanctae Margaretae
2010
SATB and organ

12 mins

for SATB and organ

Commissioned in memory of Gwyneth Kathleen Davey (1949-2009) by her family and friends
First performed by the choir of St Margaret’s Church, Oxford, directed by Richard Goodall on 18 July 2010

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In Nomine Domini
2010
SATB and six players

10 mins

for SATB, harp, percussion (1 player: vibraphone, glockenspiel, crotales, tubular bell and tam-tam) and string quartet

Text by John Bradburne (1921-1979)

Commissioned by the BBC for the 2010 Henry Wood Promenade Concerts
First performed by the BBC Singers, members of Endymion and the Arditti Quartet, directed by David Hill, at Cadogan Hall, London on 4 September 2010

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The Glory of the Lord
2010
SATB

2 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text from Common Worship

Commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster
First performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey, directed by James O’Donnell, on 17 September  2010

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I am the voice of the wind
2010
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Geraldine Atkinson

Commissioned by Christopher and Elizabeth Atkinson in memory of their daughter Geraldine
First performed by the Vasari Singers, directed by Jeremy Backhouse, at St Peter’s, Eaton Square, London on 7 April 2010

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Solitude/Vientulība
2011
two SATB choirs

7 mins

for two SATB choirs

Texts by John Keats (1795-1821) and Ronalds Briedis (b.1979)

Commissioned by the BBC
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by David Hill, and the Latvian Radio Choir, directed by Kaspars Putniņš, at the Roundhouse, London on 25 March 2011

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According to Seneca
2011
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Gustav Sobin (1935-2005)

Commissioned by Donald Nally and The Crossing
First performed by The Crossing, directed by Donald Nally, at Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia on 5 June 2011

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To the Field of Stars
2011
SATB, violoncello, percussion

34 mins

for SATB, violoncello and 2 percussion (7 handbells, tubular bell, crotales, glockenspiel)

Texts from the Codex Calixtinus, from Carmina Gadelica (translated by Alexander Carmichael (1932-1912)) and by John Adams (1735-1826), William Cowper (1731-1800), Walt Whitman (1819-1892) and Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Commissioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus, the Netherlands Chamber Choir and St Jacobs Chamber Choir, Stockholm
First performed by St Jacobs Chamber Choir with Elemér Lavotha (violoncello) and Anders Åstrand and Martin Wikström (percussion), directed by Gary Graden, at St Jacobs Church, Stockholm on 24 October 2011

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Vidi aquam
2011
SATB and organ

4 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: Antiphon at Mass, Easter to Trinity

Commissioned by the Friends of Lincoln Cathedral
First performed by the Choir of Lincoln Cathedral, directed by Aric Prentice, on 18 June 2011

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Airplane Cantata
2011
SATB and pianola

18 mins

for SATB and pianola

Texts by Luigi Tansillo (1510-1568), from The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, December 18, 1903, and by Orville Wright (1871-1948), Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940), Louis Blériot (1872-1936), Sir George Cayley (1773-1857), Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) and Hart Crane (1899-1932)

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers and Rex Lawson (pianola), directed by James Morgan, at St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, London on 24 October 2011

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Hymn to St Margaret of Scotland
2011
SATB

8 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Medieval Scottish (found in On a MS. Book of Hours written in France for the use of a Scottish Lady by E.S. Dewick) and the Collect for St Margaret of Scotland (from the Scottish Book of Common Prayer (1929))

Commissioned by Duncan Ferguson and the Choir of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
First performed by St Mary’s Cathedral Choir, directed by Duncan Ferguson, on 15 November 2011

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Winter heavens
2011
SATB

6 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by George Meredith (1828-1909)

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Stephen Cleobury, at St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, London on 16 December 2011

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Tota pulchra es
2011
SATB

5½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Antiphon at Second Vespers, Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Commissioned by the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street
First performance by Farm Street Church choir, directed by David Graham, on 8 December 2012

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Hush! my dear
2011
flexible scoring

3½ mins

for SATB and optional keyboard

Text by Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

Written for Carols for Choirs 5
First performed by the Choir of St Andrew’s &  St George’s Church, Edinburgh, directed by Brigitte Harris, on 11 December 2011

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Lamentations of Jeremiah
2012
SATB

8 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Lamentations for Maundy Thursday vv1-3

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by David Hill, at St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, London on 5 April 2012

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Luce coruscas (herself a rose)
2012
SATB

10 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Hymn at Vespers, Feast of the Assumption & Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)

Commissioned by Coro Misto for their 20th Anniversary
First performed by Coro Misto, directed by Søren Birch, at Our Lady’s Church, Aalborg on 9 June 2012

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Adoro te devote
2012
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)

Commissioned by the 2012 London Festival of Contemporary Church Music
First performed by the choir of St Pancras Parish Church, London, directed by Christopher Batchelor, on 16 May 2012

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Choral Symphony
2012
6S6A6T6B

22 mins

for 6S6A6T6B

Texts by Anonymous, Publius Cornelius Tacitus (56 –117) Thomas Freeman (1590?–1630?), Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), John Davidson (1857–1909), Louise Imogen Guiney (1861–1920), Walter Jerrold (1865 –1929), Lionel Johnson (1867–1902), Isaac Rosenberg (1890–1918), & George the Poet (b.1991)

Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Singers
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by David Hill, in the Konserthuset, Kristianstad on 8 October 2012

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Ave Dei patris filia
2012
SSATB

8 mins

for SSATB

Text: Votive Antiphon to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Commissioned by The Tallis Scholars for their 40th Anniversary
First performed by The Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, at St Paul’s Cathedral, London on 7 March 2013

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Countless and wonderful are the ways to praise God
2012
SATB and string orchestra

9 mins

for SATB and string orchestra

Text by Doris Kareva (b.1958) (translated by Tiina Aleman (b.1958))

Commissioned by the City of London Sinfonia
First performed by the Choir of Durham Cathedral and the City of London Sinfonia, conducted by Stephen Layton, on 3 May 2013

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But let my due feet never fail
2013
SATB and organ

7 mins

for SATB and organ

Text by John Milton (1608-74)

Commissioned by the Temple Church, London
First performance by the choir of the Temple Church, directed by James Vivian, on 7 May 2013

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Three prayers, with a vision of light
2013
SATB

16 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts by St Augustine of Hippo (345-430), Baldwin of Forde, Archbishop of Canterbury (c.1125-1190), Doris Kareva (b.1958) (translated by Tiina Aleman (b.1958)) and St Mary Magdalene de Pazzi (1566-1607)

Commissioned by the Wooburn Singers to mark Greg Beardsell’s tenure as Musical Director from 2008-2013
First performed by the Wooburn Singers, directed by Greg Beardsell, at St Laurence’s Church, West Wycombe on 22 June 2013

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in the half light of dusk
2013
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Thomas A Clark (b.1944)

Commissioned by Bella Voce in celebration of their 25th anniversary
First performed by Bella Voce, directed by Andrew Lewis, at St Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston, IL on 27 April 2013

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Cantate Domino
2013
SATB and organ

5 mins

for SATB and organ

Text: Vulgate Psalm 95

Written for Christopher Gray and the Choir of Truro Cathedral in celebration of  their 125th anniversary
First performed by the Choir of Truro Cathedral, directed by Christopher Gray, on 31 March 2013

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La musique
2013
solo soprano and SATB

10 mins

for solo soprano and SATB choir

Texts by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) and Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)

Commissioned by Dame Felicity Lott and the Choir of Royal Holloway
First performance by Dame Felicity Lott and the Choir of Royal Holloway, directed by Rupert Gough, at the Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham on 12 July 2013

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Rigwreck
2013
SATB

15 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Pierre Joris (b.1947)

Commissioned by Donald Nally and The Crossing, supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
First performed by The Crossing, directed by Donald Nally, at Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia on 30 June 2013

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Vox clara ecce intonat
2013
SATB and soprano saxophone

4 mins

for SATB and soprano saxophone in Bb

Text: Hymn at Lauds during Advent

Commissioned by the Master and Fellows of St John’s College, Cambridge
First performed by the Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, with Joel Garthwaite (soprano saxophone), directed by Andrew Nethsingha, on 30 November 2013

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Holy is the true light
2013
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text from the Salisbury Diurnal, translated by Dr G H Palmer

Commissioned by Simon Gay to mark his retirement as a Lay Vicar at Westminster Abbey after 30 years’ service
First performed by Westminster Abbey Choir, directed by Daniel Cook, on September 23rd 2013

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Am Abend
2013
SATB

7 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Georg Trakl (1887-1914)

Commissioned by Sospiri as part of the Multitude of Voices project to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of war in 1914
First performed by the BBC Singers, directed by Paul Brough, at Milton Court Concert Hall, London on 11 February 2014

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Our flags are wafting in hope and grief
2014
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Doris Kareva (b.1958) translated by Miriam McIlfatrick (b.1961)

Commissioned by the Linfield College Department of Music and the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College
First performance by Linfield College Concert Choir, directed by Anna Song,  in the Ice Auditorium, Linfeld College, McMinnville, OR on 4 May 2014

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Neviens putnis tā nepūta
2014
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccomapnied

Text: Latvian traditional

Commissioned by Kamēr… for Amber Songs
First performance by Kamēr…, directed by Jānis Liepiņš, at the Great Hall, University of Latvia, Riga on 15 March 2014

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I say that we are wound with mercy
2014
SATB and organ

6 mins

for SATB and organ

Text by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

Commissioned by the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street in commemoration of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus on August 7th, 1814
First performed by the choir of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, directed by David Graham, at Westminster Cathedral, London on 1 March 2014

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The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ
2014
solo soprano, solo tenor, SATB, ten players

60 mins

for soprano and tenor soloists, SATB choir and ten players: piccolo/alto flute, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone/alto saxophone, horn in F, harp, percussion (1 player: bass drum, vibraphone, tubular bells, wind chimes (metal), tam-tam, brake drum, water gong, suspended cymbal, vibraslap, 3 temple blocks, mark tree), violin, viola, violoncello, double bass

Texts from the Gospels of St Matthew, St Luke and St John, and by Venantius Fortunatus (c.530–c.600/609), attrib. Pope Innocent VI (d.1362), Thomas Carew (1595-1640), Edward Reynolds (1599-1676), Edmund Blunden (1896-1974), and T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Commissioned by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College, Oxford, to celebrate the 750th Anniversary of the foundation of the College
First performed by Emma Tring (soprano), Nick Pritchard (tenor), the Choir of Merton College, Oxford and the Oxford Contemporary Sinfonia, conducted by Benjamin Nicholas, in Merton College Chapel on 4 April 2014

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In memoriam
2014
SATB

5 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92)

Commissioned by the Chapter House Choir and Coro “in memory of our dear friend, soprano Clare Latham (1972-2013)”
First performed by the Chapter House Choir and Coro, directed by Stephen Williams, at St Luke’s, Chelsea, London on 21 April 2014

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Ave gloriosa mater salvatoris
2014
SATB

10 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Reading Abbey MS and William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

Commissioned by Reading Bach Choir
First performed by Reading Bach Choir, directed by Matthew Hamilton,  at St James’ Church, Reading on 5 July 2014

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Confirma hoc Deus
2014
SATB

2½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Offertory at Pentecost

Commissioned by Westminster Cathedral Choir
First performed by Westminster Cathedral Choir, directed by Martin Baker, on 8 June 2014

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Factus est repente
2014
SATB

4½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text: Communion at Pentecost

Commissioned by Westminster Cathedral Choir
First performed by Westminster Cathedral Choir, directed by Martin Baker, on 8 June 2014

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Seven Advent Antiphons
2014
SATB

14 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Magnificat Antiphons at Vespers, 17-23 December

O Clavis David commissioned by the Rev. Dr. Simon Jones, Chaplain of Merton College, Oxford
First performed by Merton College Choir, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, on 4 May 2012

O Sapientia, O Adonai, O Radix Jesse, O Oriens, O Rex Gentium & O Emmanuel written for Christopher Gray and the Choir of Truro Cathedral
First performed by Truro Cathedral Choir, directed by Christopher Gray, on 7 December 2014

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Spring Rounds
2015
solo soprano, SATB, orchestra

30 mins

for solo soprano, SATB choir and orchestra:
picc.fl.ob.cor a.Bb cl.bass cl.bsn.cbsn – 4.2.0.1 – percussion (1 player: bass drum, tubular bells, tam-tam, vibraphone, glockenspiel, suspended cymbal) – strings (6.6.4.4.2)

Texts by Thomas Carew (1595-1640), Louis Untermeyer (1885-1977), Edward James (1907-1984), Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke (1554-1628), Latvju dainas 33857-2, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) and Billy Collins (b.1941)

Commissioned by Youth Choir Kamēr… with funds provided by the Association of Culture Institutions of Riga City Council.
First performed by Jolanta Strikaite-Lapiņa (soprano), Youth Choir Kamēr… and orchestra, conducted by Jānis Liepiņš, at the Latvian National Opera, Riga on 25 May 2015

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That wind blowing and that tide
2015
trebles, alto saxophone, organ

5½ mins

for trebles, alto saxophone and organ

Text by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

“To the Choristers of Truro Cathedral, who told me what to write”
First performed by the Choristers of Truro Cathedral with Joel Garthwaite (alto saxophone) and Luke Bond (organ), directed by Christopher Gray, on 6 May 2015

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Felices ter et amplius
2015
double choir SATB

6 mins

for double choir SATB

Text by Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8BC)

Commissioned for the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus (Philip Barnes, Artistic Director) by Jon D. Wilson in  joyful celebration of his wife Dr. Margaret Stacey Albin-Wilson and their twentieth wedding anniversary.
First performed by the Saint Louis hamber Chorus, directed by Philip Barnes, at St Louis Abbey, Creve Coeur, MO on 8 November 2015

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O quam gloriosum
2015
SATB and organ

6 mins

for SATB and organ

Texts: Magnificat Antiphon at All Saints & Revelation 7:12

Commissioned by the Dean & Chapter of Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Norwich Cathedral Girls’ Choir,  with the generous support of Norwich School, Norwich High School for Girls, Norwich Cathedral Ex-Choristers’ Guild, Mr Peter Siddons, Mr Tim Ambler and others. 
First performed by Norwich Cathedral Choir, directed by Ashley Grote, on 1 November 2015

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O salutaris hostia
2015
SATB

2½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) (Hymn at Lauds, Corpus Christi)

Commissioned by Philip Evans and the Byron Consort of Harrow School
First performed by the Byron Consort, directed by Philip Evans, on 20 March 2016

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Tantum ergo
2015
SATB

3½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) (Hymn at Benediction)

Commissioned by Philip Evans and the Byron Consort of Harrow School
First performed by the Byron Consort, directed by Philip Evans, on 20 March 2016

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Yes, I am your angel
2016
SATB

4 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Kārlis Vērdiņš (b.1979) translated by Ieva Lešinska

Commissioned by The Crossing with funds provided by the Ann Stookey Fund for New Music
First performed by The Crossing, directed by Donald Nally, at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnt Hill, Philadephia, PA on 8 July 2016

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Three Shakespeare Songs
2016
SATB

8½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Commissioned by Joy Hill and the Royal College of Music Junior Department Chamber Choir (with funds provided by the Friends of the RCMJD)  and Sindre Hugo Bjerkestrand and the Oslo Cathedral Youth Choir
First performed by the RCMJD Chamber Choir, directed by Joy Hill, on 9 July 2016

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All shall be Amen
2016
SATB

4½ mins

for SATB unaccompnied

Text: Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

Commissioned by The Choir of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Evanston, IL, in memory of Hope Adix 
First performed by The Choir of St Luke’s Episcopal Church, directed by Andrew Lewis, in Gloucester Cathedral on 17 July 2016

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Flying solo
2016
SA, four instruments

6 mins

for SA, alto saxophone in Bb, bass clarinet, trumpet in C and piano (or electric piano)

Texts by Extraordinary Voices

Commissioned by Newham Music with funds provided by the PRS Foundation
First performed by Extraordinary Voices, directed by Oscar Wood, at the Troxy, London on 12 July 2016

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Ubi caritas et amor
2016
SATB

6½ mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Texts: Offertory at Maundy Thursday and John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890)

Written for the wedding of Ed Frazier Davis and Gabriela O’Grady 
First performed by Bella Voce, directed by Andrew Lewis, at The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL on 10 September 2016

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O Virgo virginum
2016
SSATB

3½ mins

for SSATB unaccompanied

Text: Magnificat Antiphon for 23 December (in the Use of Salisbury)

Commissioned by Wells Cathedral Chorister Parents’ Association and Wells Cathedral Music Foundation for Matthew Owens and the Choir of Wells Cathedral   
First performed by Wells Cathedral Choir, directed by Matthew Owens, on 27 November 2016

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Christmas Eve
2016
SATB

3 mins

for SATB unaccompanied

Text by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)

Written for Joy Hill and the Vigala Singers
First performed by the Vigala Singers, directed by Joy Hill, at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London on 20 December 2016