1970s

1970
Type: DRAMATIC WORKS
Title: Joan of Arc
Composed: 1970
Duration: 30′
Instrumentation/Scoring: 3sop/ten/bar/narrator + fl/vc/hp/perc
First performance: October 1970
By: The composer with Susan Roe (St. Joan) and Alvar Liddell (Narrator)
Performance Place: Little Missenden Festival
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Type: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
Title: Alleluia Nativitas
Composed: 1970
Duration: 15′
Instrumentation/Scoring: 2 fl (picc)/2ob/2cl/2bsn(cbsn)/4hn 2tpt/3tbn/tba/timps/perc/pno/hp strings
First performance: 17th February 1970
By: Capriol Orchestra
Conducted by: Roy Budden
Performance Place: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: Songs of Mary
Composed: 1970
Duration: 12′
Instrumentation/Scoring: mezzo-soprano/viola/piano
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: And There was War in Heaven
Composed: 1970
Duration: 3′
Instrumentation/Scoring: boys’ voices or sopranos/organ
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Five Alleluias
Composed: 1970
Duration: 10′
Instrumentation/Scoring: six solo voices (or brass)
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Golden Eternity
Composed: 1970
Duration: 17′
Instrumentation/Scoring: SATB/harp/piano
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Mai Hamama
Composed: 1970
Duration: 6′
Instrumentation/Scoring: six solo voices
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Type: MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Composed: 1970
Duration: 3′
Instrumentation/Scoring: children’s voices/recorders/piano percussion
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Type: MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
Title:
Composed: 1970
Duration: 15′
Instrumentation/Scoring: children’s voices/recorders/piano/percussion
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1971
Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners
Composed: 1971
Duration: 5′
Instrumentation/Scoring: soprano/trumpet(opt)/organ
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: Worldës Blissë
Composed: 1971
Duration: 6′
Instrumentation/Scoring: counter-tenor and oboe
First performance: 1971
By: Kevin Smith & Tamara Coates
Performance Place: Little Missenden Festival
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: Threnody
Composed: 1971
Duration: 12′
Instrumentation/Scoring: tenor/piano/harpsichord (amplified)
First performance By: Ian Partridge, Neil Saunders & Richard Drakeford
Performance Place: Little Missenden Festival
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1972
Type: CHAMBER MUSIC
Title: Lullaby and Aubade
Composed: 1972+
Duration: 6′
Instrumentation/Scoring: trumpet/piano
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: This Endris Night
Composed: 1972+
Duration: 30′
Instrumentation/Scoring: tenor/women’s chorus/brass ensemble/timpani
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: This Ean Night
Composed: 1972
Duration: 3′
Instrumentation/Scoring: 2 counter-tenors
Revised for: an EMI record
Performed by: James Bowman and Charles Brett (counter-tenors)
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: A Prayer to the Trinity
Composed: 1972
Duration: 4′
Instrumentation/Scoring: SATB
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1973
Type: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
Title: Cantus Alleluia
Composed: 1973
Duration: 15′
Instrumentation/Scoring: fl+picc/2ob/cl/bsn/2hn/2tpt/tbn/tba pno/2perc/strings
First performance: 10th April 1974
By: Polyphonia Orchestra
Conducted by: Brian Fairfax
Performance Place: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC
Title: Gloria
Composed: 1973
Duration: 4′
Instrumentation/Scoring: Piccolo/oboe/clarinet/horn/piano/cello
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: Dira vi amores terror
Composed: 1973
Duration: 3′
Instrumentation/Scoring: counter-tenor solo
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Sleep
Composed: 1973
Duration: 9′
Instrumentation/Scoring: five solo voices
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: The Fire of Heaven
Composed: 1973+
Duration: 12′
Instrumentation/Scoring: triple chorus
First performance: 1973
Performance Place: Three Choirs Festival
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1974
Type: BALLET MUSIC
Title: The Calm
Composed: 1974
Duration: 25′
Instrumentation/Scoring: c-ten + 2tpt/hp/tape/2vln
First performance: September 1974
Choreographed By: Siobhan Davies
By: London Contemporary Dance Theatre
Performance Place: Royal Northern College of Music. Manchester
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC
Title: Three Nocturnes for harp
Composed: 1974
Duration: 6′ 30″
Instrumentation/Scoring: harp solo
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Noche Oscura
Composed: 1974
Duration: 5′
Instrumentation/Scoring: six solo voices
First performance: 1974
Performance Place: Cheltenham Festival
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1975
Type: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC WITH VOICES
Title: Canciones del Alma
Composed: 1975
Duration: 15′
Instrumentation/Scoring: 2c-ten or m-sop/13 solo strings (4.4.2.2.1)
First performance: 30th April 1975
By: Richard Hickox Orchestra with James Bowman and Kevin Smith (counter-tenors)
Conducted by: Richard Hickox
Performance Place: St. James’, Piccadilly
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Type: BALLET MUSIC
Title: Goldberg’s Dream (Running Figures)
Composed: 1975
Duration: 20′
Instrumentation/Scoring: fl(picc)/ob/cl/hn/tpt/tbn/perc/hmn/hpd pno/vln/vla/vlc (tape of harmonium and harpsichord parts available)
Commissioned by: The Ballet Rambert for the ballet Running Figures by Robert North
First performance: 25th March 1975
Choreographed By: Robert North
By: Ballet Rambert
Performance Place: Playhouse, Leeds
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Type: CHAMBER MUSIC
Title: Goldberg’s Dream
Composed: 1975
Duration: 20′
Instrumentation/Scoring: see Running Figures ‘Ballet Music’
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Type: CHORAL MUSIC
Title: Dos Coros
Composed: 1975
Duration: 12′
Instrumentation/Scoring: twelve solo voices
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