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Revolution featured in How does it make you feel..?

On Saturday 14th November, Chris Beales and Fiona Talkington will be talking about the emotion behind climate change as part of Reading Climate Festival 2020. As part of it I’ve spoken to Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra‘s MD Andrew Taylor about the piece they commissioned as part of Aldworth’s Young Composer Award back in 2014, Revolutions. Tune…
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The Blessing of the Road-born child part of Songs and Sounds’ online concert, 31st July

Jenni and Graham Palmer‘s piece The Blessing of the Road-born child will feature in Songs and Sounds‘ online concert today (Friday 31st July, 7pm), created and presented by Donna Lennard and Gavin Roberts. Called A Mother’s Voice: Part 1, the concert will explore motherhood through music, including music from composers Ben Graves and Emily Hall…
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Michael Tallino and Riley McKinch perform Bells in the Rain and Earthrise

In the strangeness of the world as it stands at the moment, it’s wonderful to hear of performances still going on. Many thanks to Michael Tallino and Riley McKinch for including two of my art songs – Bells in the Rain (setting of a text by Elinor Wylie) and Earthrise (written in collaboration with Graham…
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You are (mezzo sop + pno) available online

Here’s the second of four new settings of Elinor Wylie, set for mezzo soprano and piano. You are is a setting of Elinor Wylie’s Nancy. Below is a Dorico audio rendering of the song. Download a copy of You are from Payhip.

Phases of the Moon (mezzo sop + pno) online

I’m pleased to finally be able to share the first of four new settings of Elinor Wylie texts – Phases of the Moon. As this piece is so new, I’ve uploaded a version with audio rendered in Dorico so you can get a taste of it! Buy the score from Payhip: https://payhip.com/b/fFbZ Keep an eye…
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