Chamber & Instrumental

BATTLES AND CHANTS (2001) / Duration 21 minutes

Concert Band – Clarinet Concerto – Piano Reduction
Studio Music Company
CD – QPRL M137D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Dedicated to and written for Linda Merrick, Philip Ellis and Hertfordshire County Youth Wind Orchestra



CHINESE PUZZLES (1993)  / Duration 12 minutes
Flute and Piano
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited
CD – MSV CD92024 (Metier)

First performed by Emily Beynon and Andrew Zolinsky at the Purcell Room on 10 January 1994


THE DEVIL AND THE HEMLOCK STONE (1998) / Duration 7 minutes
Bb Clarinet and Tape
Studio Music Company
CD – CPVP008CD (Voiceprint)

Commissioned by Linda Merrick for CD. This work is based on an unaccompanied work entitled`The Hemlock Stone’


ECHO AND NARCISSUS (1985 rev. 91 & 09) / Duration 6 minutes
Flute unaccompanied
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited
CD – MSV CD92024 (Metier)

First performed by Ingrid Culliford at the Royal Academy of Music on 23 January 1985


EQUIANO (2008/9) / Duration 17.30 minutes
Clarinet Quintet (Clarinet + String Quartet)
Studio Music Company
CD – Naxos Digital Services

First performed by Linda Merrick and the Kreutzer Quartet at Wilton’s Music Hall on 8 March 2009
– FEATURING RHYTHM (1989) / see Educational below



FLASHPOINT (1990 ev.2009) / Duration 9 minutes
Viola unaccompanied
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited

Commissioned by the Young Concert Artists’ Trust for Jane Atkins, who gave the premiere at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on 1 October 1990. The First London performance, also by Jane Atkins, was at the Purcell Room on 31 October 1990


THE HEMLOCK STONE (1998) / Duration 7 minutes
Bb Clarinet unaccompanied
Studio Music Company

Commissioned by Linda Merrick and first performed at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham on 11 May 1998
– Keynotes for Trumpet (1989) / see Educational below



LINDISFARNE STONE (1989) / Duration 13 minutes
Violin and Piano
Novello & Co. Ltd.
CD – MSV CD92024 (Metier)

Commissioned by Laurence Jackson (violin) and Scott Mitchell (piano) who gave the first performance at the Purcell Room


LOULAN (2009) / Duration 3.30 minutes
Violin Solo
Studio Music Company
CD – 8.570429 (Naxos)

First performed by Linda Merrick and the Kreutzer Quarteti at Wilton’s Music Hall on 8 March 2009


PACIFIC IMAGES (1991) / Duration 12 minutes
Piano Trio
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited

Written for the Sarastro Trio, who gave the first performance at St. James Piccadilly, London on 27 September 1991


PERNAMBUCO (1994 rev.2009) / Duration 8 minutes
Violin unaccompanied
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited
CD – FECD621 (Fish Ear Communications) / MSV CD920241994 (Metier) / CD – 8.570429 (Naxos)

Written for Peter Sheppard, who gave the first performance at the Purcell Room on 11 February


PREMONITIONS (1990) / Duration 6.5 minutes
Trumpet unaccompanied
Novello & Co. Ltd.
MSV CD920241994 (Metier) / CD – 8.570429 (Naxos)

Commissioned by the Leggett Awards for young brass players
– SKETCHES FROM DON QUIXOTE (1992) – see Educational below
– SOLSTICE (1991 rev. 1993 & 2009) – see KEYBOARD below



SPECTROSCOPE (1987) / Duration 14 minutes
Cello unaccompanied
Novello & Co. Ltd.
MSV CD920241994 (Metier)

Written for the cellist Philip Sheppard. The Wigmore Hall debut was given by the American cellist Lynn Harrell


TANGAROA (1995) / Duration 11 minutes
Marimba unaccompanied
Maecenas Music Copyright assigned to Hinrichsen Edition, Peters Edition Limited

Written for Makoto Nakura, who gave the first performance at the Asah Hall in Kobe, Japan on 20 November 1995