Composer of contemporary music
SECULAR CHORAL WORKS
Absence op 13
Words: Sylvia Grafton
Date of composition: 1986
Duration: 4 minutes.
First public performance: 19th May 1989. Cantores, Sandhurst, Berkshire.
Dark Eyes op 36
Words: Anon Russian folk song in English.
Date of composition: 1994.
Duration: 2 minutes.
First performance: 24th September 1994, P Tanton, A lock, J Hall and A Grafton, Sandhurst, Berkshire.
Immortality op 78
Words. The Bible, the requiem service, Virgil and Horace.
Parts: SAB soloists, SATB and organ.
Date of composition: 2013
Duration: 20 minutes.
First performance: 16th November 2013, Thames Voyces, Crowthorne, Berkshire.
Now Welcome Summer op 19a
Words: Geoffrey Chaucer.
Parts: SATB and piano.
Date of composition: 1988.
Duration: 3 minutes.
First performance: 1st July 1988, School Choir, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.
Note. Highly commended in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Competition organised by Harrogate Vocalis, 2008.
Sospan Fach op 22
Words: Traditional Welsh.
Date of composition: 1990.
First performance:17th December 1993, Cantores, Waltham St Lawrence.
Note: Also available in Latin.
The Owl and the Pussycat op 17a
Words: Edward Lear.
Parts: SSA and piano.
Date of composition: 1987.
First performance: 18th February 1988. Staff, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire
The Owl and the Pussycat op 17b
Date of composition: 1987/1990
Duration: 4 minutes
First performance: 9th March 1991, Cantores, Barkham.