Vocal

A Whorl of Knowings Dim and Bright (2004)

Text: Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau and John Clare
Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: counter-tenor
First Performance: Andrew Watts at the St Andrew's Church, Toddington, on 3rd July 2004, as part of the 2004 Cheltenham Music Festival.

Dead Letters (2010)

Text: Gerard Manley Hopkins, Walt Whitman, Digby Mackworth Dolben, Robert Bridges and Lord Alfred Tennyson
Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: tenor and piano
First Performance: Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) and John Reid (piano) at Tardebigge Church, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, on the 25th July 2010, as part of the 2010 Celebrating English Song Series.
Note: Commissioned by Celebrating English Song.

The Earth and Every Common Sight (2010)

Text: John Clare, Les Murray, Charles Darwin, Emily Dickinson and William Wordsworth
Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: soprano and piano
First Performance: Hannah Long (soprano) and Gavin Roberts (piano) at Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama on the 7th July 2010, as part of the City of London Festival 2010.
Note: Winner of the Tracey Chadwell Memorial Prize 2010.

Faerie Tales (2008)

Text: Arthur Conan Doyle, Wilfred Owen, John Kipling, Rudyard Kipling, William Shakespeare, John Keats and J. M. Barrie
Duration: 10'00"
Instrumentation: counter-tenor, tenor and piano
First Performance: Iestyn Morris (counter-tenor) and Nicholas Mulroy (tenor) and Marc Verter (piano) at Tardebigge Church, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, on the 31st August 2008, as part of the 2008 Celebrating English Song Series.
Note: Commissioned by Celebrating English Song.

Forget-Me-Not (2003)

Text: William McGonagall
Duration: 4'30"
Instrumentation: counter-tenor and piano
First Performance: Andrew Watts (counter-tenor) and Iain Burnside (piano) at the St. Mary’s Church, Islington, London on 9th July 2003, as part of the Almeida Opera 2003 Season.

My Fatal Plurality (2010)

Text: Kim Patrick
Duration: 5'00"
Instrumentation: tenor, baritone and string quartet
First Performance: Luís Gomes (tenor), Clément Dionet (baritone) and Lazaro String Quartet at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London on 13th May 2010

Simplex Munditiis (2011)

Text: Ben Jonson
Duration: 3'30"
Instrumentation: counter-tenor, baritone and piano
First Performance: Iestyn Morris (counter-tenor), Marcus Fansworth (baritone) and Nigel Foster (piano) at the St. George Church, Hanover Square, London on 24th November 2011, as part of the London Song Festival 2011 Season.

Someone to Guide Him (2006)

Text: Lee Warren
Duration: 4'00"
Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, percussion, piano and string orchestra
First Performance: 26th August 2006, Congleton Park. Sophie-Louise Dann, Manchester Camerata conducted by Timothy Redmond
Note: from The Original Chinese Conjuror (2003-06)

Sonnet (2011)

Text: Frederick Goddard Tuckerman
Duration: 2'30"
Instrumentation: baritone and piano
First Performance: William Berger (baritone) and Melvyn Tan (piano) at the Lucerne Grand Casino, Casineum, Switzerland on 6th September 2011, as part of the Lucerne Summer Festival 2011.
Note: recorded by William Berger and Iain Burnside in Insomnia - a nocturnal voyage in song.