Works

Orchestral

  • At the violet hour
  • Colourless green ideas sleep furiously
  • Concerto – Piano and Orchestra
  • For the heart is an organ of fire  (last movement of Symphony No. 1)
  • “…hors’d upon the sightless chariots of the air” – piano and large orchestra
  • Portraits (orchestral version)
  • Symphony No. 1 “For the heart is an organ of fire”

Chamber Orchestra

  • I have heard the mermaids singing – string orchestra
  • Mei fuku wo inoro (in memoriam Toru Takemitsu) – strings and concertante piano
  • O my lady (Ted Hughes) – soprano and strings, harp and piano
  • That place where three dreams cross – solo clarinet, MIDI, computer and strings
  • Trope II – piano, harp and chamber orchestra

Music for Winds

  • Portraits for symphonic wind ensemble
  • Sumer is icumen in for double woodwind quintet

Chamber Music

  • Abiquiu Trio – violin, clarinet and piano
  • And that moment when the bird sings – clarinet and string quartet
  • For the earth is hollow and I have touched the sky – piano trio
  • I have heard the mermaids singing – string orchestra
  • In little space – piano trio (recorded by the Newstead Trio)
  • Rilke Episodes (String Quartet No. 3)
  • Stars open among the lilies – flute, clarinet in A, violin, ’cello and percussion
  • Sea Echoes – string quartet
  • String Quartet No. 1
  • String Quartet No. 2
  • Violin Dialogues – violin and piano
  • Yesterday we danced – wind quintet, percussion and piano

Chamber Music With Voices

  • Crossing the water (Silvia Plath) – soprano and chamber ensemble
  • My dove, my coney (W. H. Auden) – soprano, oboe, ‘cello and piano
  • Shadow at morning (Dylan Thomas) – soprano, tenor, baritone, and small ensemble                                        Winner, Benjamin Britten International Composition Prize
  • Trope III – piano trio, soprano and vibraphone

Large Choral Works

  • Come into this place – chorus, organ, piano, strings and percussion
  • In Paradisum – chamber chorus and piano
  • Lenten Cantata – for choir, chamber orchestra and organ
  • Love Everlasting – Cantata for Lent – chorus, organ and small ensemble
  • Mass – chorus and piano
  • Rise Heart – chorus, chamber orchestra and soloists
  • Praises – three choirs, organ and percussion
  • Still – choir and small ensemble
  • Sunyata – large chorus, piano and percussion
  • The Fire and the Rose – soloists, chorus and orchestra
  • This Worldes Joie – Christmas Cantata – chorus and orchestra
  • Veni – chorus, woodwinds, brass, organ and percussion

Songs

  • After the sesoun of sumer (Gawain and the Green Knight)
  • Come Away : A short Song Cycle – aoprano and piano (Shakespeare)
  • The heart has narrow banks (Emily Dickinson)
  • Three Emily Dickinson Poems – soprano and flute/alto flute
  • Three Emily Dickinson Songs

Solo Instruments

  • Prelude and Toccata – organ
  • Sketches – piano
  • The Dream of Oengus – ’cello

Opera

  • Becket
  • Po’Pay (in progress)

Film Scores

  • Saving Pennsylvania
  • The Amish and Us