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Works

Worries

March 2017   1 hour hours minutes seconds

For 2 performers

Performance of a text by Lucy Harvey. Created and performed by Paul Norman and myself. Watch a little video here.

Gisela doesn't care (4 hand version)

April 2017   8 minutes hours minutes seconds

For piano, four hands

This version was created for Cobalt piano duo. Watch the video here.

Antarctica Duet

March 2003   35-40 minutes hours minutes seconds

For 2 recorders

A cross-section diagram of Antarctica, set to music for two recorders: one follows the bedrock line, one the ice line in eighth tone steps. Performed by the amazing Kathryn Bennetts and Peter Bowman.

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Talker, Gopher

December 2013   7 minutes

For 5 organs (two different tunings)

first performed at Orgelpark, Amsterdam

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43 Composers

December 2013   variable hours minutes seconds

For at least 5 keyboard instruments

performed at Orgelpark, Amsterdam 

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Gisela doesn't care

November 2011   4 minutes

For piano

first performed by Rolf Hind

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Normal Prejudice

November 2011   3 minutes

For piano

first performed by Rolf Hind

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B14 Suite

March 2012   12 minutes

For brass dectet

Suite in 5 movements for brass dectet, commissioned by the B14 district.

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Sing, sing!

May 2008   2 hours

For Mezzo soprano and viola, with electronics

Music Theatre by New Guide to Opera. The complete radio version can be listened to here.

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Requiem (to let)

September 2015   1 hour

For two versions: 1) bass clarinet and electronic track and 2) voice and electronic track

commissioned by BCMG, performed by Jack McNeill and Suzie Purkis

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Ava's Wedding

February 2015   180 minutes hours minutes seconds

For 25 solo roles (mainly female) and 30-piece orchestra

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Song of the Phoenix

April 2006   3 minutes

For harp

From 'The blind King'. Commissioned by BCMG.

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Danserye

January 2013   58 minutes

For recorder, clarinet, guitar, violin

Music for a dance project developed by Sebastian Matthias and me. We have toured this project from Hamburg to Berlin to Belgium to Switzerland to Holland in the first half of 2013. You can listen to and maybe even buy the album here

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Bar Songs from Sing, Sing!

October 2008   7 minutes

For voice, piano, viola

These are four little songs about Hillary Springfield's life and connection with Cornelius Cardew. They formed part 2 (the interval act) of Sing, sing!, Music theatre by New Guide to Opera.

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The Voyage

May 2012   12 minutes

For Mezzo soprano, 11 recorders, double bass

Opera in collaboration with Stan's Cafe, commissioned for 20x12 Cultural Olympiad

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Deutsche Volksweisen

March 2010   15 minutes

For recorder, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, e-guitar, bass guitar, percussion, piano, violin

German Folk Tunes, for decibel.

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Ballungsraum

August 2010   8 minutes

For db (4players), at least 4 ensemble players

Concerto for double bass and ensemble. Commissioned by CoMA.

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Pop

March 2010   3 minutes

For Sax, percussion, viola, e-guitar and piano

Commissioned by decibel.

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The American Penis

November 2004   1 hour

For narrator, telephone and CDs

With New Guide to Opera. Commissioned by FFT Düsseldorf, Sophiensæle Berlin, Kampnagel Hamburg and Gessnerallee Zürich

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Rezitativ und Lied from Der Amerikanische Penis

November 2004   3 minutes

For voice, harpsichord

Taken from the music theatre piece 'Der Amerikanische Penis' by New Guide to Opera, performed in Sophiensæle Berlin, Kampnagel Hamburg, Gessnerallee Zürich, Forum Freies Theater Düsseldorf, DieTheater Wien.

NOTE: The harpsichord player sings a little (not difficult).

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Suggestions for Improvement

November 2000   10 minutes

For two recorders, video and tape

Commissioned by Ensemble QTR, performed at Purcell Room, London.

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The Adventure of Ponting and the Killer Whales

April 2004   3 minutes

For soprano, piano

taken from the music theatre piece 'Kathryn und Peter durchqueren die Antarktis'. The piece can be played on a honky-tonk piano or on a regular one. The recording is with a honky-tonk.

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BRAHMS

January 2002   20 minutes

For large orchestra

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BBC4 World News Today

June 2008   30 minutes

For 3 sopranos, 4 recorders, harp, tenor horn, baritone horn, trombone, 2 perc, string quartet

With New Guide to Opera. Commissioned by Birmingham City University, performed by Birmingham Conservatoire students, Julian Lloyd Webber and the BBC News team with Seinab Badawi.

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Symphony No 1 'Concerto for Orchestra'

May 1999   14 minutes

For large orchestra

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Spring Symphony: The Joy of Life

January 2002   16 seconds

For orchestra

The shortest symphony in the world. Selected for Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

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Personalising History: Wagner's Prelude to Tristan and Isolde

December 2007   8 minutes

For sax, perc, piano

Commissioned by Noszferatu.

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Product Placement 1

June 1999   6 hours

For singers

Commissioned by VOX Art Foundation, Germany. Winner of the Vox Art Promotion Prize.

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The End of the Gulf Stream (I WOZ ERE)

April 2006   1 hour

For soprano, piano, 3 performers

With New Guide to Opera. Commissioned by FFT Duesseldorf.

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51 Taenze ohne Partner (51 Dances without a partner)

March 1999   4 minutes

For organ

Commissioned by Marcus and Christa Dross.

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The Blind King

April 2006   18 minutes

For harp, perc, lots of children

For young performers. Commissioned by BCMG. The score can be downloaded here

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The Bridegroom chamber version

May 2004   35 minutes

For Soprano, Mezzo, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, chorus SATB, 2 pianos

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The Bridegroom original version

October 2004   35 minutes

For Soprano, Mezzo, Alto, Tenor, Baritone and large orchestra

Opera commissioned by Academic Opera Theatre Nishni-Novgorod.

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Jetzt ist Schluss

March 2011   10 minutes

For sax, violin, Indian harmonium, Hammond organ, e-guitar, double bass

Commission by [rout] ensemble

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Antarctica duet

July 2003   35 minutes

For 2 recorders

From 'Kathryn und Peter durchqueren die Antarktis'.

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Kathryn und Peter durchqueren die Antarktis

May 2004   1 hour

For CD

Radio opera commissioned by DeutschlandRadio. You can listen to the complete work here.

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Mit offenem Mund

December 2006   1 hour

For CD

Radio feature commissioned by DeutschlandRadio. You can listen to the complete feature here.

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Female American Abstraction

May 2000   1 minute 30 seconds

For accordion

Commissioned by SPNM and Tate Liverpool.

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White Waltz

February 2002   4 minutes

For piano

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Lovesongs Part 2

September 2002   7 minutes

For perc, live electronics (MAXMSP)

Commissioned by BCMG.

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Lovesongs Part 1

August 2002   5 minutes

For perc, tape

Commissioned by Simon Limbrick.

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into the sky (in memory of Anne Sexton)

December 1997   7 minutes

For any number of flutes

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Nine Ways of Saying 'Hallo'

November 1996   6 minutes

For saxophone quartet

Selected for Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

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Intrada

February 1998   3 minutes

For toy organ (4 hands), timpani

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5 Fanfaren

July 1999   3 minutes

For trumpet and one other player

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HandBAG-Music

June 1997   17 minutes

For clarinet, percussion, harp, piano, viola, double bass and soprano

Selected for Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

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Remembering Rumba

December 1998   8 minutes

For 3 flutes, perc

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Departure

May 1999   

For 1 perc and 1 piano plus variable ensemble

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My own step-song

November 1998   10 minutes

For 2 recorders, voice, harpsichord

Commissioned by Ensemble QTR.

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Trauerkonzert (Funeral Concerto)

May 2000   6 minutes

For flute, string quartet, 2 perc

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Emmaus Pages

August 1999   21 minutes

For flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello (optional: two narrators)

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She stays

October 2000   4 minutes

For two recorders

Commisioned by Bennetts/Bowman.

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Orpheus.Eurydike.Hermes

February 2002   8 minutes

For vla, e-guitar, voice (spoken with vocoder)

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The End of Everything

November 2000   6 minutes

For four players

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Telemann's Largo

March 2002   5 minutes

For alto flute, horn, vibraphone, cello

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The Lady plays Rachmaninov original version

December 2007   15 minutes

For sax, percussion, viola, voice, keyboard, piano with tape

Commissioned by decibel.

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The Lady plays Rachmaninov second version

June 2008   15 minutes

For clr, tuba, perc, piano and tape

alternative version

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Journal

September 2001   1 hour

For fl, ob, clr, bssn, trp, 2 hns, perc, pn, 2 vlns, vla, vc, db

Commissioned by BCMG.

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El Nino

February 1998   11 minutes

For ten piece brass

Commissioned by St Paul's Brass.

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All around the world (and I(y)I(y)I)

March 2002   28 minutes

For fl, hn, trp, e. guit, 2 pns, vln, vla, 3 vcs

Created for the Banff Winter Residency Players.

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Monsterwalzer

February 2002   7 minutes

For 11 solo strings

Commissioned by SPNM and Goldberg Ensemble.

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Concerto Grosso

April 2006   14 minutes

For fl, 3 sax, hn, 3 trp, 3 trb, pn, db

Commissioned by Orkest de Volharding

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Neighbours for a Night

December 2004   50 minutes

For fl, clr (sax), oboe (c.a.), bssn, hn, trp, trb, perc, pn, acc, 2 vlns, vla, vc, db

Commissioned by BCMG.

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Louise

June 2008   6 minutes

For voice, piano (6 hands)

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Message from the emperor

October 1998   5 minutes

For 3 part female choir

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Nantlle

May 2010   5 minutes

For fl, clr, bssn, hn, trp, trb, harp, perc, vln, vla, vc, db

This is the first part of 'I see with my eyes closed'. Commissioned by BCMG

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I see with my eyes closed

May 2010   45 minutes

For fl, clr, bssn, hn, trp, trb, harp, perc, vln, vla, vc, db

Music theare in collaboration with Stan's Cafe. Commissioned by BCMG.

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Unsent Letter No 1

March 2009   3 minutes

For soprano, piano

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Vokalise from Das Ende des Golfstroms

April 2006   10 minutes

For solo voice and piano (no player)

Taken from the music theatre piece Das Ende des Golfstroms by New Guide to Opera

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The Only Classical Concert You'll Ever Need, Vol. 1 or Classical Greatest Hits, The Inspiration Behind The Pop Songs Of Kylie Minogue, The Beatles, Puff Daddy, The Beach Boys and many more

October 2007   6 minutes

For solo voice

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