Years

Following is a list of my compositions by year. Overtime links will be added to some of these to recordings, scores, or links to where you can purchase the scores, along with short descriptions of the pieces.

2018

Original Imitation (Woodwind and Multimedia)

Score:
Contact

The Destination is Obsolete – (Soloist and Ensemble)

Score:
Contact

COHERENCY is futile in fluctuating Fragments – (Solo Viola)

Score:
Contact

Notation Experiments for Circuit Bent Toys – (Mixed Notation)

Score:
PDF

 

2017

LIONHEART1189 – (PERCUSSION AND VOICE)

Score:
Contact

Combining some medieval notation, with some modern graphic notation, LionHear1189 looks at what could happen at the unboxing of the first mail-order computer in the medieval age.

A piece for Percussion and Voice, this piece was commissioned by Chris Brannick and Sarah Stowe for the Hay-On-Wye Festival (Premiered on 22nd April 2016).

Plastic Face – (Circuit-Bent toys, Voice, and Electronic Editing)

 

2016

A MUMMERS’ FARCE – (SOLO PERCUSSION OPERA)

Score:
Contact

A tale of fantasy, intrigue, adventure, and duplicity, based on a Dungeons & Dragons® campaign I observed.

This pieces uses extended percussive techniques to create an other-worldly atmosphere.

REFLECTION FOR PIANO – (SOLO PIANO)

Score:
An Introspective Piano Suite – PDF

Reflection is the second piece in An Introspective Piano Suite, and combines Aleatory and Serialism in a Minimalistic manner.

A THOUGHT – (SOLO PIANO AND SPOKEN WORD)

Score:
An Introspective Piano Suite – PDF

The final piece in  An Introspective Piano Suite, summarise my thoughts and feelings on music at the end of my Bachelor of Music degree.

 

2015

Contingent Extemporisation – (Open/Chance based Improvisation)

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PDF

Contingent Extemporisation is less a composition and more instructions for improvisation using dice.

The list of dice available on the score is currently out-of-date, but can be still used as a guideline.

A WORK OF FICTION: A THRONE OF GAMES – (OPEN/TEXT BASED NOTATION)

Score:
PDF

THE CONSEQUENCES OF HOLDING ONTO HATE – (CELLO QUARTET)

Score:
Contact

STRIVING TOWARDS – (VOCAL/GRAPHIC NOTATION)

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Contact

SUNDAY DRIVE – (SOLO PIANO WITH VOICE)

Score:
An Introspective Piano Suite – PDF

Part of An Introspective Piano Suite, Sunday Drive is inspired by ‘Midnight Sun’ by Stephen Montague, and composed between December 22nd – 23rd 2015, Sunday Drive is dedicated to Dr. Sam Bailey, who taught me piano while I was studying my Bachelor of Music. Before that, I had lost my love for playing the piano. Although my focus is more on composition these days, my love for the piano is stronger than it’s ever been.

You can find the score in the full Introspective Piano Suite.

 

WHAT IF? THE HANSEL & GRETEL TALE – (GRAPHIC NOTATION)

Score:
Contact

IT TAKES ALL SORTS – (VOCALS/GRAPHIC NOTATION)

Score:
Contact

Performers are invited to explore their sense of taste, smell and touch and interpret them vocally to create a pick ‘n mix of sound.

MINE! (ME! ME! ME!) – (OPEN/TEXT BASED NOTATION)

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Contact

What happens when you let musicians inner divas thrive, whilst making them share their favourite toys?

 

2014

Waltzing in His Shadow: “I Remember the First Time We Danced” – (Solo Piano)

Score:
PDF

A minimalist piano solo inspired by Philip Glass’s Metamorphosis and other piano pieces.

MOTHS IN THE MOONLIGHT – (VIOLA, AND 2 WHISTLERS/RECORDING)

Score:
Contact

SUITE PI FOR PIANO: DIGITS 1 – 16 (3.141592653589793) – (SOLO PIANO)

Score:
Contact

BURNING THE BATTLE FIELD – (STRING QUARTET)

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Contact

MUSIC OF THE UNKNOWN – (OPEN NOTATION/GRAPHIC SCORE)

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Contact

As the title suggests this piece explores the unknown by providing a space for the audience to doodle or write musical ideas that the 2 ensembles and a soloist interpret live whilst being conducted by 2 conductors, one the ensemble director and the other an audience member.

2013

LANGUAGE IS A FICTICIOUS FACT – (GRAPHIC NOTATION)

Score:
Original Version – PDF
Second Version – Contact

My first and currently only 3-Dimensional graphic score which explores the strange nature of the English Language. Click Here for more in-depth information. Above, is a playlist of various performances of the piece.

Chaotic Control – (Brass Qaurtet)

2012

AN ODE TO DEATH AS LIFE GOES ON – (CLARINET IN BFLAT, AND PIANO)

Score:
Original Version – Contact
Second Version – Contact

I was a member of the Inspiration Inclusive Theatre for some years. During this time I composed a piece for one of there darker productions Nicholas Nickleby (by Charles Dickens). Though it has yet be performed with live instruments, the electronic rendition added sorrow to the scene of Spikes passing.

A second version was arranged and performed for the Inspiration Inclusive Theatre’s 10th Anniversary.

‘AIR’ (VOCAL)

Score:
– PDF

This score was composed as part of The Art of Sound Project with the Pie Factory, for the Turner and The Elements Exhibition at the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery.