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Piano Concerto No.2 (2019-20)

for piano & chamber orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 30'

First performance: date tbc

The Song of the Nightingale (2018-19)

for mezzo soprano & orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp - harp - strings)
4 Songs with Prelude, on words by Eric Parker (1870-1955)
Duration: 16'

The Pillar of Seikilos (2019)

for orchestra (3.3.3.3 - 4.3.3.1 - timp.perc - harp - strings)
Duration: 11'
First performance: tbc

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Symphony No.4 (2009- )

for orchestra (3.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.1 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 30'
First performance: tbc


Song of the Sycamore (Symphony No.3) (2011-2013)

for orchestra (3.3.3.3 - 4.3.3.1 - timp.perc - hp.cel - strings)
Duration: 35'
First performance: tbc

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Symphony of the Nile (Symphony No.2) (2002)

for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra
Duration: 60'
First performance: tbc



Symphony No.1 (1998-9)

for wind orchestra

Duration: 25'
First performance: 13 November 1999, Great Hall, University of Nottingham, UK.

University of Nottingham Wind Orchestra, conducted by Kieran O'Riordan

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Eastern Cities (2007)

Prelude for Strings
Duration: 5'

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Epithalamium (2006)

for orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.0 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 9'
First performance: June 2006, Kingston Parish Church, Kingston, Surrey, UK.

Kingston Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Meyers

Stone of the Seven Kings (2005)

Dreamscape for Orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 4.3.0.0 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 15'
First performance: 13 November 2005, Kingston Parish Church, Kingston, Surrey, UK.

Kingston Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Meyers

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At the Western Shore of Thebes (2003)

Dreamscape for Orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.1 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 10'

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Piano Concerto No.1 (1998, 2000-2001)

for piano and orchestra (3.3.3.3 - 4.3.3.0 - timp.perc - strings)
Duration: 30'
First performance: 29 October 2002, St John's, Smith Square, London, UK.

Andrew Zolinsky (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  conducted by Nicholas Cleobury

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Concertino (1995)

for Violin and Orchestra (2.2.2.2 - 2.1.0.0 - timp.cel - strings)
Duration: 10'

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V O C A L   &   C H O R A L

Vespers for a Covenant (2020)

'Psalms in Solitude'

12 Psalms for SATB (Double) Choir, with SATB solo voices
Text: Book of Common Prayer (Psalter)

Duration: 75'

First performance: date tbc

St David's Day Service (2020)

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

for SATB Choir and Organ
​Duration: 10'

First performance: date tbc

Saint Paul at Malta (2019-20)

Cantata for Soprano, Tenor, Bass soli; SATB Choir & Organ
Text: Henry Ingram (adapted)

Duration: 25'

First performance: date tbc

Locus iste (2019), for St Paul's Pro-Cathedral 175th Anniversary, Valletta, Malta

for SATB Choir and Organ
Text: English translation of Latin Gradual; Bible: Genesis 28:17

Duration: 3'

First performance: 3 November 2019, by St Paul Choral Society, Mass of Thanksgiving

Hugo Agius Muscat (organ), conducted by Cecilia Agius Muscat

Exaudi, Deus (2018)

Anthem for Remembrance Day (Martinmas)

for SATB Choir and Organ
Text: Psalm 61 (BCP); 'There's nothing like the sun', Edward Thomas (1878-1917)

Duration: 3'

First performance: 11 November 2018, by the Choir of Chichester Cathedral,

Timothy Ravalde (organ), conducted by Charles Harrison (Organist & Master of the Choristers)

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A Jubilee Service (2018)

for Choir and Organ (or Piano)
Text from the Book of Common Prayer (1662)

Duration: 40'

Full service comprising music for Mattins, Holy Communion and Evensong:

Venite, exultemus Domino; Te Deum; Jubilate; Missa brevis (Kyrie, Gloria,

Sanctus & Benedictus, Agnus Dei); Magnificat; Nunc dimittis; Credo (Nicene Creed)

Hier stehe ich (Here I Stand) (2017)

Anthem for Choir and Organ
Text by Martin Luther; words also adapted by Luther

Duration: 6'

First performance: 10 October 2017, by the Choir of Her Majesty's Chapel Royal,

Martin Noble (organ), conducted by Joseph McHardy (Director of Music, Chapel Royal)

Commissioned by Her Majesty's Chapel Royal for HRH the Duchess of Gloucester

for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation; performed at Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, 19 October 2017

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Ave Maria gratia plena (2016)

Motet for high voice and piano
Text from an anonymous 15th-century liturgical poem

Duration: 6'

First performance: Andriana Yordanova (soprano), Ramona Zammit Formosa (piano);

St Augustine Church & Priory, Valletta, Malta; 2 November 2019

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Litanies des petits métiers de Paris (2015)

for soprano, baritone and piano
Text by Marcel Proust, from A la recherche du temps perdu

Duration: 8'

First performance: 6 November 2015, by Lucy Knight (soprano), Julien van Mellaerts (baritone),

Nigel Foster (piano); commissioned by and written for Nigel Foster and the London Song Festival.

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The Siren Song of Ithaca (2014)

for SATB
Text by David Lewiston Sharpe, after Homer, Odyssey, XII

Duration: 5'

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Twilight by the River (2014)

5 songs for high voice and piano
Text from 'Fifteen Theban Sonnets' (The Spoken River, David Lewiston Sharpe)

Duration: 15'

First performance: 17 January 2017, by Jenny Bacon (sop), Siobhan O'Higgins (pno),  St Brides, London, UK

 

Through the Starry Ways (2012)

3 songs for high voice and piano
Text: W.B. Yeats (from The Wind Among The Reeds)

Duration: 6'

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In the Tavern of Sweet Songs (2007)

17 songs for soprano and piano
Text: Jami, trans. Edward Fitzgerald (Salaman and Absal)

Duration: 55'
First performance: 5 April 2008, St Ethelburga's, Bishopsgate, London, UK.

Katherine Fellowes (soprano), David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

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On Soundless Wings (2005)

for high voice and piano

Text: Walter de la Mare ('The Scribe', 'Autumn')

Duration: 4'

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The Fire of my Burning (2003)

for baritone and piano
Text: Ancient Egyptian spell

Duration: 5'

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The Four Winds of Heaven (2002)

for high voice and piano

Text: Ancient Egyptian spell

Duration: 6'

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Far in a Western Brookland (2001)

for baritone and piano
Text: A.E. Housman (A Shropshire Lad)

Duration: 5'

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Borrow'd Light (1998)

3 songs for high voice and piano
Text: John Donne, Henry Vaughan, Henry King

Duration: 8'

First performance: 10 December 2000, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK.

David Sheringham (counter-tenor), David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

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When They Saw the Star (1998)

for SATB Choir
Text: Bible (Gospels of Matthew and Luke)

Duration: 7'

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Jesu Redemptor Omnium (1996)

for soprano and ensemble (1.1.2.1 - 0.0.0.0 - cel. - 1.1.1.1.1)
Text: Latin liturgical hymn

Duration: 10'

First performance: 13 November 1997, St David's Room, King's College, London, UK.

Georgina Peek (soprano), ensemble conducted by David Lewiston Sharpe

Rubaiyat (1994)

for baritone voice, flute and piano
Text: Omar Khayyam, trans. Edward Fitzgerald

Duration: 8'

First performance: 13 November 1997, St David's Room, King's College, London, UK.

Andrew Ward (baritone), Eleanor Jones (flute), David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

C H A M B E R

Sonatina (2017-18)

for Cello and Piano
Duration: 12'

Recording: Dmitrij Gornwoskijcello, Amir Tebenikhinpiano (Album CAPRICCIOSouthway, SR002CDX)

Memoria non est in mente (2011)

Duo-Sonata 'da chiesa' for Violin & Cello
Duration: 8'

First performance: Helix String Duo; 26 May 2019, Markuskirche, Düsseldorf, Germany

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Beautiful Are The Drinking Doves (2016)

Sonata for Violin* and Piano (*version also for Flute)
Duration: 20'

Recording: Hayley Bullockviolin, Amir Tebenikhinpiano (Album CAPRICCIOSouthway, SR002CDX)

The Field of Reeds (2010)

Idyll for violin and piano (versions also for flute & piano; violin, cello and piano)
Duration: 7'

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Sonata for Flute and Harp (2007)

for flute and harp
Duration: 15'

The Waters of Sirannon (2003)

for viola and piano
Duration: 6'

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Far Reaching Shadows (2001)

for flute, violin, bass clarinet and piano
Duration: 7'

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Four Deceptive Pieces (2001)

for violin and piano
Duration: 14'

First performance: 15 February 2010, St David's Room, King's College, London, UK.

Jason Weir (violin), Tadashi Imai (piano)

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A Salvador Dali Suite (1998-9)

for 11 instruments (2.1.1.1 - 1.0.0.0 - 1.1.1.1.1)*
Duration: 14'

First performance: 30 July 1999, Blackheath Halls, London, UK.

e2K, conducted by Robin Newton

*version also for 10 insts (1.1.1.1 - 1.0.0.0 - 1.1.1.1.1)

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Cori Spezzati (1998)

for 20 double basses
Duration: 6'

First performance: August 1998, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK.

The Bass Club, conducted by Gareth Wood

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Invocation (1997)

for double bass quartet
Duration: 7'

First performance: August 1997, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK.

The Bass Club, directed by David Lewiston Sharpe

Cartouche (1997)

for double bass and piano
Duration: 5'

First performance: 13 November 1997, St David's Room, King's College, London, UK.

Neil Dawson (double bass), David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

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B R A S S   B A N D

Overture'The Lydian Fanfares' (2001)

for brass band
Duration: 8'

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S O L O   I N S T R U M E N T A L

PostludeIn memoriam (2021)

for organ
Duration: 3'

First performance: Memorial Evensong in Thanksgiving for the life of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,

Gloucester Cathedral, UK;

Jonathan Hope (organ)

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Sonatina'Sketches from Senglea' (2019)

for piano solo
Duration: 8'

First performance: 2 November 2019, St Augustine Church & Priory, Valletta, Malta;

David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

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Three Nocturnes (2010, 2015)

for piano solo
Duration: 9'

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The Indifference of Vision (2002)

for piano
Duration: 3'

'Kenilworth' Rhapsody (1993)

for piano
Duration: 5'

Three Preludes (1997)

for piano
Duration: 6'

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