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Awakening for symphony orchestra

In the middle of 2020, I began working on a new symphonic work. The natural world was waking up and taking over spaces previously dominated by humans, and pollution levels were dropping as a result of lockdowns. The sketches gathered became Awakening -an excerpt of which is below. While I originally had plans for the…
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Buried Treasure (SATB choir) available on Payhip

Buried Treasure – a setting of the text of the same name by Richard Le Gallienne – is now available on Payhip. Written in 2020, this text describes a journey through the seasons – the world hiding away as winter approaches, and the journey to the world awakening again in April.

Scattered Intervals now online!

I’m very pleased to share that Scattered Intervals – my collection of 10 pieces for piano – is now available online. This collection features pieces old and new, all sharing the theme of weather. It features well known pieces of mine such as Rains (my best selling piece!), alongside completely new works, published here for…
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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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