Composition

 

A non-exhaustive list of compositions, by category.

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CANTICLES & MASSES

 

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis: The First Service                 trebles & organ

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis: The Second Service       ATB & organ

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis: The Third Service       SATB & organ

Nunc dimittis      SSATBB

The Candle Mass          SSB solos, SATB, organ

 

SONGS

 

Air vif (Paul Éluard)      MS solo, piano / organ

 

THROUGH THE CHURCH’S YEAR

 

Advent

The Angel Gabriel (trad Basque)       SSS, piano / organ

The Angel Gabriel        SSSA unacc

Advent Antiphons (ancient plainsong)          SSSS solos, ATB, with or without organ

Matin & Vesper Responsories        SS solos, SATB

The truth from above (trad English) S solo, SSATBB

 

Christmas

An Nollaig sin fadó (Diarmaid O Tuama) – Irish        SATB, organ

Away in a manger         S solo, SATB

Peace is born on earth (Sally DeFord)          S solo, SATB

Song of the Midnight Hour (In the bleak midwinter)    SATB, organ

The Infant King (trad Basque) S solo, SATB, organ

The Salutation Carol (‘Noel, noel’) T solo, SATTBB

The Sussex Carol (trad English)          SSATBB

 

Holy Week & Easter

Alleluia psallite (trad)    T solo, SATB

Green Hill (Meditation for Holy Week)          organ, harp

Now the green blade riseth (trad Basque)          S solo, SATB, organ / piano

The Reproaches            SA solos, SATBB

Vidi aquam (Easter blessing)     SB solos, SATB

 

Pentecost

Come Holy Ghost        B solo, SSATBB

 

In memory

A Voice from Afar (John Henry Newman)             S solo, single chorus line, organ

They shall grow not old         SSATBB

 

General

A Gaelic Blessing (trad Irish)            T solo, SSATBB

God be in my head (Sarum Primer)            SSATBB

In the beginning God created the heavens (Albion song)     T solo, TTBB

In the beginning was the Word (King James Bible) SSATBB, 1 or 2 organists

O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Psalm 122)            SSST solos, SATB

O where shall wisdom be found? (Ecclesiastes)          SSS solos, ATB

Meditations (Traherne)            S & piano

 

OTHER ALBION REPERTOIRE (‘The music of these islands)

 

Come live with me and be my love (Christopher Marlowe)       SSA

Early one morning (trad English)     S solo, SAB

He wishes for the cloths of heaven (W.B. Yeats)         SATB

Hills of the North rejoice (English)           2-part choir

Jerusalem (William Blake)       SSATBB

Loch Lomond (trad Scottish)             T solo, SSATB

My Bonny Boy (trad English)           A solo, SSATB

My love is like a red rose (Robert Burns)          T solo, TTBB

O Danny Boy (trad Irish)        S solo, SATBB

Scarborough Fair (trad English)        SB solos, SATB

She moved through the fair (trad Irish)          T solo, piano

The Month of Maying (trad English)          S solo, SATB

The Skye Boat Song (trad Scottish)             ST solos, SSATB

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Many Anglican psalm chants!

‘Of recollections’                   piano, 2vln, vla, vlc, cb

Shades of Distance       piano solo