It’s the Thing
From children’s musical ‘Bugs Came First’. First performed by children from Bucknell and then Newcastle schools. The piece tells the story of a group of children who are charged with the task of getting rid of the Terrible Thing in order to save the animals of the world. They succeed with the help of music […]
Trio, for cello, violin and piano
In summer 2015 I was one of two UK composers selected for the DAR residency in Druskinskai, Lithuania. We were commissioned to write piece on the theme of ‘identity’ for the Vilnius choir, Chor Brevis. This was the result. The score was an attempt to indicate the kind of sounds I wanted improvised, as […]
Song of Children’s Rights
Trio – Score and parts This was written some years ago, and performed in London and then at a composers’ concert in Presteigne, supported by Border Arts and featuring other work by myself, and compositions by Nick Benda and John Hymas.
Song of Children’s Rights A setting of the Children’s Declaration of Human Rights, text slightly adapted from the original. Sadly,the world still fails to uphold the rights of millions of children.