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BATTLES AND CHANTS (2000) / Duration 21 minutes

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

Dedicated to and written for Linda Merrick, Philip Ellis and Hertfordshire County Youth Wind Orchestra. Commissioned with funds provided by the Centre of Research into Music and Media at the London College of Music and Media at Thames Valley University. First performed in the Dukes Hall at the Royal Academy of Music 19th April 2000.


BLACK FIRE (2006) / Duration 26 minutes
Violin & Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – 8.570429 (Naxos)

Dedicated to and written for Gerald Loren Welker, Peter Sheppard Skaerved and the Alabama Wind Ensemble. The first performance was given in the Moody Hall of the School of Music at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, USA on 25th April 2006


BREAKING THE CENTURY (2001) / Duration 7 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – QPRM 138D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Revised and extended from the 1999 brass band work of the same title


THE CITY IN THE SEA (1995 rev. 1997) / Duration 16 minutes
Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Euphonium Concerto
Maecenas Music
CD – CHVCD18 (Chevron Recordings)

Transcribed in 1998 for Birmingham Symphonic Winds from the original brass band version
EUPHONIUM CONCERTO (1995)  – see The City in the Sea above



FANFARES & CELEBRATIONS (2007) / Duration 13 minutes

Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – SRC192 (Specialist Recording Company) / CD – QPRM 153D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Written and commissioned by the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall to celebrate the School’s 150th anniversary. The premiere was given by the Corps of Army Music made up of representatives of the Regimental Band of Her Majesty’s Grenadier Guards, the Band and Bugles of the Rifles and the Band of the Royal Signals conducted by Lt. Col Stephen Smith, Principal Director of Music Army, at Kneller Hall on 1 August 2007.


FIELDS OF REMEMBRANCE (2008) / Duration 13 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – SRC195 (Specialist Recording Company) / CD – QPRM t.b.a. (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Dedicated to Major Barry Wassell and the members of the Band of the Grenadier Guards in support of the Colonel’s Fund, Grenadier Guards 2008. The premiere was given in a private performance to the patron of the Colonel’s fund, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT.


FORGOTTEN HEROES (2005) / Duration 5 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – SRC135 (Specialist Recording Company) / CD –QPRM 150D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Jointly dedicated to Col. Haluk Erten and the Harmonic Band of the Turkish Armed Forces and to Major Denis Burton and the Band of HM Grenadier Guards.


GAGARIN (2004) / Duration 14 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – Innova 651 / CD –  QPRM 148D Polyphonic Reproductions)

Written for and dedicated to Dr Matthew J. George and the University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA




Heritage Suite (What Hope Saw) (2009) / Duration 16 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – (Prozone)

The premiere was given given by John Hutchins and the Eynsford Concert Band in the Tithe Barn, the Pilsdon at Malling Community in the town of West Malling, Kent (South-East England) on 10 October 2009


KING SOLOMON’S MINES (2003) / Duration 12.08 minutes

Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – QPRM 146D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

 

Written and dedicated for Gerald Loren Welker and the Alabama Wind Ensemble. The first performance was given in the Moody Concert Hall of the School of Music, at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA 13 November 2003.


MATA HARI (2002) / Duration  minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – QPRM 146D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

First performance given by University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble conducted by Dr. Matthew J. George in Orchestra Hall, St Paul, Minnesota, USA 20 October 2002.



SAMURAI (1995 rev. 2007) / Duration 12 minutes
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Maecenas Music
CD – SERCD2400 (Serendipity) / UTWS9701 / Mark: 7211-MCD / KOCD-4551/60 / Naxos: 8.570429

Commissioned by the Royal Northern College of Music, for the Gala Concert of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles Conference at Hamamatsu in Japan conducted by Timothy Reynish on 26 July 1995.



TILBURY POINT (2003) / Duration 5 minutes
Concert Band
Studio Music Company
CD – QPRM 146D (Polyphonic Reproductions)

Premiere given by Dr Matthew J. George and Grand Symphonic Winds at the Beutow Auditorium Concordia University, St Paul on 2 December 2003