COMPOSITION CATALOGUE

My works are divided into three categories: voice/s, instrumentals, and albums. On this page the works are listed alphabetically in each category. 
I am adding my back catalogue gradually. As I do, the highlighted items have links to audio &/or programme notes with options for score perusal and purchase. 

VOICE/S
Soloist, 
choral
 

ALL TAKES TIME (4:44)
5 voices (SAAAT), grand-father clock percussion (chimes, cog wheels, pendulm, chains, glass doors and casing - played with wooden & metal mallets) and purrs from a cat

AWAY WITH THE FAERIES (5:50)
voice, harp, bouzouki, frame drum, chimes

BAMBURY CROSS (5.06)
voice, piano, accordion

BETWIXT & BETWEEN (5.51)
voice, piano, classical guitar, double bass, 
tabla

BOTANIZETTES (4:36)
7 voices, accordion, glockenspiel and piano

CARVING WHO WE ARE (5:00)
voice, double bass, 12 string guitar, udu

DAFFODIL SPIRITS (2:52)
4 voices (SSAA), 2 glochenspiels (or celeste), kazoo, marimba, xylophone

EUROPA (3:11)
voice, guitar, acoustic bass

FERRANDINA (5:29) 
Il fiume è sempre fluida 
6 voices, accordion, guitar

FIELD OF FOG (2:20)
voices,

FOOTSTEPS (6:43)
2 voices, synth/piano, acoustic bass, cymbals

GALLINAGO (3:05)  
12 voices, congas, bass drum, piano, shakers,
bar chime, Christmas bells

HANDS  (3:06)
3 voices (SAA), 3 pairs of hands

HEART TO HEART (5:45)
8 voices, piano (keys & strings), warm pad

HOLD STILL NOW (5:34)
voice, 12 string guitar, double bass, udu

IF EVER A KISS (4:29)
voice, piano

KHRUSSALIS (5:03)
4 voices, hackbrett, piano, cymbals, 
metal beads

KISSING YOUR MUSE (4:57)
8 voices, spoken words, accordion, piano

LADIES OF LEVITY (2:23)
acapella for 6 voices

LITTLE BOY BLUE (4:36)
2 voices, piano, double bass, 
udu

LOVE LETTER (3:58)
voice, piano, doube bass

MANDARINE TINGES (3:35)
voice, piano, hand drums, bass

MONTMARTRE STOLE HER HEART
voice, 2 accordions, two pianos, spoken word

ODE TO SHARON-A CURVY CARAVAN (2:15) 
5 voices, slide guitar, glockenspiel, banjo, 
acoustic bass

PACKET MIX PIANOS (0:51)
4 voices

RIPPLES & REEDS (5:10)
voice, piano, acoustic bass

SISTERHOOD (5:24)
voice, gong, double bass, piano, frame drum

SONNET 52 (3:58)
voice, 3 recorders (sopranino and 2 tenors), 2 nylon string guitars (or lutes) frame drum

TAKE HER FOR A SPIN (2:27)
voice, piano, bass, hand drums

THESE MOMENTS (3:26)
voice, piano, bass, 

THREADS 
4 voices (SSAA), lap-harp, 2 piano (keys & strings), zither, lap harp, mbira

TOE THE LINE (3:58) 
2 voices (with effects), 2 prepared piano

TWO SETS OF KEYS (3:26)
voice, guitar, congas, double bass

UNDER MINAUN 
 5 voices, garklein recorder, lap-harp, 
frame drum and accordion

WAITING (3:54)
voice, piano

WHEN I COME AROUND (3:31)
voice, acoustic bass

WISHING JAR (6.50)
voice, didjeridoo, 12 string guitar, 
double bass

WINGS THAT SING
4 voices, 12 string guitar, lap harp)

INSTRUMENTALS
solo, duo, trio, small ensemble
 

AS IT IS (6:00)
piano

AS WE ARE (1:15)
harp, koto

AT REST (1:30)
strings

BACH'S BOOTS (4:12)
piano, soprano sax

BARE TREES (9:01)
piano

BEING CARRIED (6:37) 
piano

BIRD BATH (1:26)
2 guitars

BIRD SPEAK (3:47)
harp

BRIDGE AT MIRABEAU (3:50)
accordion, piano (keys & strings) 

CORNISH JIG (1:30)
violin, uillen pipes, banjo, flute, harp

DAISY CHAIN (0:55)
2 nylon string guitars

DAMSELS (6:00)
piano

DIZZY CAT (3:45)
piano

DEEP BLUE (1:10 )
Excerpt from a soundtrack for a short film* (password protected due to copyright)

EARLY SPRING (2:00)
harp, glass marimba, panpipes, strings

FROSTED MOON (1:30)
guitar, marimba

GARDEN DEW (1:08)
acoustic guitar

GLASS BEADS (8:23)
solo piano

GREEN FROG (3:38)
piano

GROWTH ZINGS (1:00)
guitar, marimba, violin, cello

GYPSY DOG (3:00)
Piano and Saxophone 

HENNA HANDS 
solo piano suite
- The Dancer (8:14)
- A Woman's mystery (5:28)
- Desert Places (5:16)

HITHER (1:20)
Harp

HOROWITZ HUSTLE (1:22)
2 bassoons


IT IS AS IT IS - Corona child Conversation (2:15)
harp, glass marimba

JUST-A-THOUGHT ((0:50)
marimba

LAKE LIGHT (3:12)
solo piano

LAKE STILL (2:00)
harp, 2 nylon string guitars

MARIMBA MAISON (1:10)
2 marimbas, flute, percussion
 

MARY & MAX (3:40)
Santur, 2 clarinets, bassoon, marimba, harp, 2 violins, cello, tuba 

MODAL MYTH -Aeolian (1:00)
harp, koto

PAGE 52
prepared piano, voice, accordion

PETALS (0:54)
3 guitars

SCHNAISCHTERNLI (6:59)
piano

SHADOWS IN THE PENCIL TIN (1:16)
piccolo consort

SPIDER'S WEB AT DAWN (6.39)
solo piano

SPIDER SPINNING HER WEB (7:03)
solo piano

SPRING HANDS (2:18) 
2 nylon string guitars

TEMPERING (1:10)
guitar, harp, 2 violas, 2 celli, kalimba

TIGHTROPE WALKER (1:42 )
A Rumba for 2 marimbas

TIME STRETCH (2:20)
guitar, cello

TURKOISE (1:15)
oud, steel string guitar, percussion




 

ALBUMS
instrumental, singer-songwriter

ADVENT CALENDAR - TINY TUNES (2023) 
This project documents my impressions of Zuerich during Advent 2023, with photos and accompanying sound-painting, (each ca. 30-1:20 seconds duration).
Each tune has a quote from a Christmas carol hidden inside (just as surprises are tucked inside holding-in-our-hands-Advent Calendars) for you to guess which it is.

BRUNEGG (2005)
A collection of instrumentals from a sabbatical in rural Switzerland, developing my sound-paintings of Nature.

BURAHOF BAAR (2008)
After a rigorous tour, this art-song anthology was developed  whilst staying in a 300 year old farmhouse in Central Switzerland.

CARVINGS (2011)
Twelve original songs, about life leaving its tracings as an artwork, on the canvas of ourselves - carving who we are.

COVID CHRONICLES (2020-2021)
Varied instrumental expressions of the many emotions and images from the pandemic depicting loss, calm, frustration, amazement, and always that sense of the essential human need for connection.


ECHO & NARCISSUS (2009)
created for an art installation where a film was projected into a Swimming pool  after sundown, this compilation delves into the assumed and extraneous layers of communications around Echo, Juno, Jupiter and Narcissus
 

FROM ANOTHER ROOM (2007)
Each of the tracks on this album are improvised  meditations or "sound-paintings" for solo piano, inspired by a specific artwork.  

HARP SELECTIONS (2021-2023)
One of my favorite sound-sources, I often include harp in my compositional process. these pieces feature harp as the melody maker or accompanist.


JENIFER'S POETIKA (2010)
A long term fan of Jenifer Heatherinton's writing, this anthology responds to a dozen of her poems.

MARIMBA MUDDLES (2021)
 

PIANO PICTURES
WUN+MIN+WUN (2022)
 

PROJECT 52 
VOL 1. (2013)
VOL 2. (2014)
VOL 3. (2014)
 
STEFAN'S SCENES (2011)
Vocal and instrumental responses to a series of photographs by the humble polymath, Stefan Finsterle


SUSTENWEG (2006)


THROUGH THE WINDOW (2006)
Each of the tracks on this album are improvised  meditations or "sound-paintings" for solo piano, inspired by a specific artwork. Recorded in Zuerich, Winter 2005/2006.


TUNISIAN WINTER (2010) 


WINTER SUITE (2004) 
Cassette recordings of my “piano pictures” responding to Nature scenes. Each piece is for solo piano.