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SHIVA NATARAJA (1999, 31-32 mins)
For 2 pianos, 2 bass drums, 2 assistants

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CLOUD SHADOW and SOLGATA (2000, 11 mins)
For solo piano


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A piece which I premiered in Seoul in April 2000

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THE HORSE SACRIFICE (2001, 20 mins)
For six players. Flute (bflute, treble recorder) clarinet (bclt, eflatclt, recorder) violin, solo cello, percussion and piano with ratchet and extra triangles.


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Commissioned by the Brighton Festival for the New Music Players; this was premiered in Brighton, May 2001.

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COPENHAGEN (c. 30 mins)
Music for a radio play


Improv/composed score for prepared piano: commissioned and broadcast by WDR/SWR Cologne.

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THIRTEEN O'CLOCK SHADOW (4 mins)
For two singing percussionists


Written for Richard Benjafield and Chris Brannick. Premiered at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2001.

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THE CITY OF LOVE 10 mins
Songs (texts by Bihari) for voice cello and piano


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Written for Lore Lixenberg (voice), Zoe Martlew (cello) and Dominic Saunders (piano) and premiered by them in York as part of Cutting Edge tour April 2002.

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YOUR BLACK MOUTH (12 mins)
For clarinet (doubling bass and E flat) and harp (doubling offstage celtic harp)


Premiered by Fiona Cross and Hugh Webb at the Leasowes bank festival Shropshire in August 2002.

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DIE UNENTHULLTE (12 mins)
For violin and piano.


Commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary music Festival. Premiered by David Alberman and Rolf Hind at the Huddersfield Festival, November 2002.

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UNIVERSE SLIDE (4mins)
For piano


Written for and premiered by Paul Hardy. August 2003.

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THE EYE OF FIRE (28 mins)
for string quartet and prepared piano


Written for the composer and the Duke Quartet and premiered by them at the Bromsgrove Mixing Music series November 2004

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SUNNATA (11 mins)
for grand piano, four uprights and a honkytonk


Written for the composer and five student pianists at Nottingham University premiered by them at Djanogly Recital Hall March 2005

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THE THING IS (2006,14 mins)
For cello piano and violin


Premiered at the Corsham Festival 2006 by
Robin Michael cello
Mary Dullea piano
Darragh Morgan violin
(The Fidelio Trio)

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FOLLOW THE LEADER (2006, 10-12 mins)
For high voice and mobile percussionist


Commissioned by Lore Lixenberg
First performed by her and Damien Harron at the RIOT spnm concert 9th Feb 2007 LSO St. Luke's

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MAYA SESHA (2007, 21 mins)

commissioned by the BBC and premiered by the composer and BBCSSO under Martyn Brabbins in City Halls Glasgow, March 2008


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SHASHANKASANA (2008, 5 mins)
for string quartet


Composed for and premiered by The Duke Quartet in May 2008 at the Soundwaves Brigton Festival

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THE FLOWER IN THE NEXT CORNER (2008, 21 mins)
for string quartet


Composed for and premiered by The Duke Quartet in August 2008 at the Dartington Festival

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KING DAVID (2008, 7 mins)
for clarinet and violin

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SINGLE HAIR, A JASMINE PETAL, SEVEN MATTRESSES A PEA (2009 duration: 9 minutes)
for solo piano

 

Premiered by the composer in the Grunewald Hall, Stockholm, November 2011. Nominated for a British Composer Award

 


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BREATH OF FIRE (2010, duration: 10 minutes)
for solo viola

 

Premiered and commissioned by Matthew Jones at the York Late Music Festival, March 2011.

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FIRE IN THE HEAD (2011, duration: 8 minutes)
for oboe and percussion


Premiered by new noise at the Purcell Room, London, March 2011.

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THE TINIEST HOUSE OF TIME (2012, duration: 32minutes)
for accordion and large orchestra

Premiered by James Crabb and the BBCSO conductor Jarek Hrusa, November 2012, the Barbican Centre London.


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AN EAGLE DARKENS THE SKY (2013, duration: 10 minutes)
for cello and piano


Premiered by Sophie Harris at the Delft Cello Festival 2013 with Ian Belton piano.


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THUS HAVE I HEARD (2014, duration 10 minutes)
for solo piano

Premiered by the composer at St Johns Smith Square June 2014: commissioned by SJSS.


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TIGER'S NEST (2015, duration 23 minutes)
for solo percussion, two pianos, two solo gamelan, and Javanese gamelan ensemble.

Commissioned by the Cheltenham Festival and the SBC. FIrst performance July 2015 at the Cheltenham Town Hall. 
Joby Burgess, percussion, Isabelle Carré and Rob Campion, gamelan.Richard Uttley and Zubin Kanga pianos, 
Cheltenham Community Gamelan led by Jonathan Roberts.


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LOST IN THOUGHT - an opera with meditation (2015, duration 3 hours 30 minutes plus)
for voice/meditation leader, and seven instrumentalists. (piano, percussion, accordion, violin/viola, cello, harp, clarinet/bass clarinet.)

Commissioned by the Mahogany Opera Group, directed by Freddie Wake-Walker. Premiered September 2015 as part of the Barbican's
Transcender Festival in St. Luke's Old Street.


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WAY OUT EAST - three chamber pieces for stage (2016, duration 35 minutes)
comprising 1. Follow the Leader (see above) 2. Varanasi Haiku 3. This Is The Cow
texts anonymous and by the composer
for singer, saxophone, percussion and piano.

Commissioned by Trio ZOOM and premiered by them with Loré Lixenberg, voice/direction in April 2016 at the Takkeloftet,
Operaen, Copenhagen.

 


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