• Duration: 4 minutes Soloist(s): Baritone Instrumentation: Strings
    • Duration: 4 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Soprano
    • Instrumentation: Piano OR String quartet, Harp / Piano
    The eighth piece from the song-cycle The Call written in Autumn 1997 in the aftermath of the death of Princess Diana and uses poems which seemed to echo the public’s need for answers to eternal questions.  This piece for soprano and piano is a setting of the beautiful poem by Christina Rossetti describing the sadness and deep pain of the poet for a deceased lover.
  • Duration: 4 minutes Soloist(s): Soprano Instrumentation: Piano
    The piano depicts the gentle flowing of the fountain which the poet, Ben Johnson (1572-1637) sees as a mirroring of grief and sorrow.  The solo soprano voice conveys the deeper nuances of the text with broken, 'sighing' phrases and, at points of climax, with more expansive sweeping statements.
    • Duration: 3 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Soprano
    • Instrumentation: Piano OR String quartet, Harp / Piano
    The fourth piece from the collection The Call written in Autumn 1997 in the aftermath of the death of Princess Diana and uses poems which seemed to echo the public’s need for answers to eternal questions.  This piece for soprano and piano is a setting of the W. H. Auden poem.
    • Duration: 8 minutes
    • Soloist: Tenor
    • Chorus: SATB unaccompanied
    Two a cappella psalms written at the turn of the new millennium for tenor Martin Pickering and the Mansfield Choral Society.
    • Duration: 4 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Soprano
    • Instrumentation: Piano
    This song takes the first two verses and last two verses from Samuel Crossman's (1624-83) marvellous poem.  There is no reference to the well-known hymn tune; instead the listener is taken through a whole range of emotions as the piano supports the soprano voice with warm, sonorous textures.
    • Duration: 15 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Tenor
    • Instrumentation: Piano
    A Lincolnshire song-cycle of four songs for tenor and piano.
    • Duration: 40 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Soprano
    • Orchestration: Piano OR Full Orchestra
    A collection of ten pieces, The Call was written in Autumn 1997 in the aftermath of the death of Princess Diana and uses poems which seemed to echo the public’s need for answers to eternal questions.  The collection uses poems by noted poets including W.H. Auden, Christina Rossetti and George Herbert.
    • Duration: 20 minutes
    • Soloist(s): Tenor
    • Instrumentation: Piano
    A song-cycle of six songs for tenor and piano depicting East Lincolnshire.