ORCHESTRAL CATEGORIES

[SYMPHONY] [CONCERTOS] [OVERTURES, SUITES ETC.] [ORCHESTRA WITH PROJECTED FILM (OR NARRATOR)] [VOCAL WITH ORCHESTRA] [LIBRARY] [VARIOUS] [STRING ORCHESTRA]

A3 full scores or A4 study scores are usually hired, but may be bought. Orchestral parts are usually hired for a period of a month, or longer by negotiation.

SYMPHONY

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'SYMPHONY NO. 4 - THE DUELLISTS' op.642 (January 2013)
Music from the orchestral score of Ridley Scott's film masterpiece
'SYMPHONY NO.3 - 'THE SNOWMAN'' op.595 (January 2010)
A work combining the music of 'The Snowman' (both the film and the ballet) into a symphony for choir and orch.
'SYMPHONY NO. 2 - 'TOCCATA'' op.386 (May 1988) Listen to this Work
A 'concerto for orchestra' in an extended one-movement form consisting of a toccata, fugue and finale. aka 'A celebration of the orchestra'.'
'SYMPHONY NO. 1 - IMPRESSIONS OF A CITY' op.42 (January 1967)
Symphonic concert work in one movement
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CONCERTOS

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'SLEEPWALKING FOR SOPRANO VOCALISE AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.687 (May 2017)
An arrangement of the work originally for 8 cellos and soprano
'ELEGIA STRAVAGANTE, DUO CONCERTANTE FOR SOLO VIOLIN, SOLO CELLO AND ORCHESTRA' op.686 (February 2017)
A double concerto for soloists and orchestra (adapted from the Piano Trio no. 3, composed 2014)
'OBOE CONCERTO' op.683 (August 2016)
Concert work for oboe and strings
'ELEGIA STRAVAGANTE for violin, cello and chamber orchestra' op.666 (October 2014)
an arrangement of Elegia Stravagante
'THE ENCHANTMENT OF VENUS FOR BASSOON AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.655 (January 2014)
a concertino - an arrangement of the work originally for basset clarinet
'THE ENCHANTMENT OF VENUS, CONCERTINA FOR BASSET-CLARINET AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.566a (June 2011)
An arrangement for basset-clarinet and string orchestra of a work originally for basset-clarinet and piano
'DIVERSIONS FOR SOLO CELLO AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.623 (April 2011)
Concert work
'BASSOON CONCERTO' op.607 (September 2009) Listen to this Work
Concerto for bassoon and string orchestra
'NEW ENDING FOR PIANO CONCERTO' op.503 (August 1997)
a more showy ending ascending scale in doiuble octaves which proved less effectine than thnat existing
'FLUTE CONCERTO' op.493A (October 1996) Listen to this Work
A transcription from the original Flute Quintet.
'VIOLIN CONCERTO - THE LEEDS' op.441 (July 1992) Listen to this Work
A Concerto for violin and orchestra
'Diversions For Marimba And Orchestra' op.439 (September 1991)
A transcription of 'Diversions for cello and orchestra'
'PIANO CONCERTO' op.412 (April 1991) Listen to this Work
Concerto for piano and orchestra to celebrate the 30th birthday of Diana, Princess of Wales
'HEARTBEAT' op.404 (December 1989)
Concerto for tenor saxophone, big band and orchestra
'TRUMPET CONCERTO - SKETCH ONLY N/A' op.380 (1987)
Trumpet Concerto (Sketch Only)
'CADENZA AND FINALE FOR 'DIVERSIONS FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA'' op.349 (June 1985)
Written in collaboration with Maurice Gendron
'DIVERSIONS FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA' op.337 (September 1984) Listen to this Work
A concerto for cello in the form of a suite in 8 movements
'CONCERT DANCES' op.334 (May 1984)
A Concertante Suite for Piano And Orchestra
'CLARINET CONCERTO' op.329 (February 1984) Listen to this Work
Concerto for clarinet and chamber orchestra commisssioned and premiered by THEA KING
'FLUTE CONCERTINO' op.268 (June 1978)
N/A later revised and published as the flute quintet (see op.493)
'TOCCATA FOR ORCHESTRA' op.221 (August 1976)
A commission for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's 30th anniversary, really a 'concerto for orchestra' in an extended one-movement form consisting of a toccata, fugue and finale. aka 'A celebration of the orchestra'.( This original version N/A see opus 386.)
'PIANO CONCERTO' op.194 (1975)
N/A sketch only
'CONCERTO FOR OBOE AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.131B (July 1971)
A transcription from the original oboe quintet.
'RHAPSODY FOR A SUMMER'S NIGHT' op.5E (December 1962)
A piece for piano and orchestra
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OVERTURES, SUITES ETC.

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'MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA' op.656 (March 2014)
A suite for 3 sopranos and small orchestra created from the music of Adrian Noble's Royal Shakespeare Company film
'SARABAND OF TRUE DELIGHTS' op.347a (January 2014)
Short instrumental concert piece - excerpt from music for Shakespeare's 'As you like it'
'SUITE FROM THE BALLET 'THE SNOWMAN' (FOR SATB CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA)' op.575 (November 2009)
Concert work for SATB and orchestra (optional solo treble in Walking in the Air) in 6 movements
'THE DUELLISTS (SECOND SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA)' op.593 (September 2008)
An arrangement of music from the film 'The Duellists' for orchestra
'REINDEER DANCE' op.575A (December 2006)
Orchestral concert piece
'DANCE OF THE ICE-PRINCESS' op.575B (December 2006)
Orchestral concert piece
'JACK FROST'S STORM DANCE' op.575C (December 2006)
Orchestral concert piece
'THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS' op.538 (July 2003)
Concert version of the film title music
'MY LIFE SO FAR - OVERTURE' op.512A (1999)
concert work extracted frorn the film score
'HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO GUY' op.499A (July 1997)
For Guy Woolfenden's birthday
'FOUR MINIATURES FOR ORCHESTRA' op.498 (May 1997)
Revision of original 1961, see opus 12
'SUSSEX PRELUDE' op.488 (October 1996)
A short overture for orchestra,based on 'Let Music Live', commissioned by The Mid-Sussex Sinfonia
'SUITE: 'THE DUELLISTS'' op.492 (September 1996)
Orchestral suite adapted from the film score
'SUITE FROM 'AGATHA'' op.472 (October 1994) Listen to this Work
Orchestral score for the film starring Dustin Hoffmann and Vanessa Redgrave
'LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI' op.462 (May 1994)
A tone-poem for large orchestra
'SUITE: FLASH GORDON' op.453 (June 1993)
Orchestral concert suite adapted from the film score
'CONCERT DANCES' op.432 (February 1992)
An orchestral arrangement of 'Dances for two pianos'
'IMPRESSIONS OF A CITY' op.409 (February 1990)
Movement for Orchestra (revised with additional instruments for a BBC concert)
'THE CONQUEST OF SPACE' op.381 (February 1988) Listen to this Work
An orchestral overture work commissioned to celebrate the launch of the European satellite, ASTRA
'SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA: THE UP AND DOWN MAN' op.345 (January 1985)
Burlesque suite for orchestra
'SUITE THE UP AND DOWN MAN FOR ORCHESTRA' op.340 (December 1984)
Orchestrated by Christopher Palmer N/A see opus 345
'NURSERY RHYME OVERTURE' op.335 (September 1984)
A children's concert work for orchestra (and guessing game)
'BALLET SUITE: THE COURT OF LOVE' op.286 (November 1979)
An orchestral concert work
'FOUR MINIATURES' op.7 (1962)
A concert suite in 4 movements for small orchestra.
'FANFARE' op.7C (1962)
A fanfare for the National Film Theatre (lost)
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ORCHESTRA WITH PROJECTED FILM (OR NARRATOR)

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'THE BEAR CONCERT VERSION WITH PROJECTED FILM' op.697 (February 2018)
to be performed specifically with projected film, girl soprano, tenor and baritone soloists and orchestra
'SNOWMAN FOR NARRATOR OR FILM, BOY SOPRANO AND WIND ORCHESTRA' op.323c (November 2013)
Snowman for wind band (see also 653)
'THE BEAR CONCERT VERSION to be narrated or performed with projected film, girl soprano, tenor and baritone soloists and orchestra' op.510 (April 1999)
The music and songs comprising this concert work were originally created for the animated film of 1999
'THE UP AND DOWN MAN' op.392 (December 1988)
Burlesque suite for narrator and orchestra
'THE SNOWMAN SCHOOLS VERSION' op.369 (1986)
The complete score of The Snowman concert version for narrator, boy soprano (amplified) or SATB chorus in an easy-to-play version for schools
'*THE REMARKABLE ROCKET' op.354 (October 1985)
A concert work for narrator (or film) and orchestra
'LE BONHOMME DE NEIGE (for narrator , treble and orchestra)' op.342 (January 1985)
A French version of 'The Snowman'
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VOCAL WITH ORCHESTRA

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''WALKING IN THE AIR' SPECIALLY ARRANGED FOR KATHERINE JENKINS' op.695 (November 2017)
'Walking in the air' specially arranged by the composer for soprano and orchestra
''WALKING IN THE AIR' DUET VERSION FOR TENOR, TREBLE, AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.681 (August 2016)
An arrangement specially created for ONE VOICE AT CHRISTMAS a recording using the original treble voice recording of 1985 along with the tenor voice in the present
'WALKING IN THE AIR (a duet version for treble, tenor & orchestra)' op.576 (August 2006)
A new version of the song from The Snowman composed for Aled Jones
''WALKING IN THE AIR' ADAPTED FOR THE BBC' op.558 (September 2005)
A new orchestration by the composer
'CRADLE SONG FOR TWO TREBLES AND ORCHESTRA' op.545 (April 2005)
An arrangement of "Christmas Lullaby" op. 413 with secular lyric (see notes)
''WALKING IN THE AIR' DUET FOR BARITONE AND TREBLE' op.541 (May 2004)
A re-arrangement of the song for two voices and piano
'SUMMER'S MUSIC' op.519 (April 2000)
Three Sussex Songs arranged for tenor and ensemble (sketch only N/A)
'SOMEWHERE A STAR SHINES FOR EVERYONE' op.509 (April 1999)
The song for girl soprano, tenor, baritone and orchestra from 'The Bear'
'CORONACH FOR MEZZO-SOPRANO AND STRING ORCHESTRA' op.484 (1995)
A setting of a Scottish lament
'FAREWELL MY GENTLE HARP FOR TENOR, HARP AND STRINGS' op.460 (September 1993)
Arranged from the original for soprano and harp
'CHRISTMAS LULLABY' op.413 (April 1990)
Duet for soprano, mezzo-soprano and orchestra
'SHAKESPEARE SONGS (for tenor and string orchestra)' op.378a (October 1987)
Song-cycle
'LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS' op.59 (August 1968)
Two song arrangements for the musical by Laurie Johnson
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LIBRARY

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'WORK-A-DAY WORLD. GLOBE-TROTTER' op.90 (1970)
2 orchestral pieces for a library
'THEME MUSIC' op.27 (May 1967)
An instrumental library album composed and played by Howard Blake and ensemble
'LATIN MOON' op.13 (1964)
An orchestral piece for a film library
''You're nobody till somebody loves you'' op.14 (1964)
BBC arrangement of a Frank Sinatra song for big band
'SYMPHONIC EXTRACT' op.9 (1963)
An orchestral piece for a film library
'HAPPY OCCASION' op.10 (1963)
An orchestral piece for a film library
'JULIE' op.11 (1963)
An orchestral piece for a film library
'FASTER THAN THAT' op.7B (1962)
An orchestral piece for a film library
'BLUE SEA AND EVENING SKY' op.5C (May 1960)
An orchestral piece for a film library
'REMEMBRANCE MARCH' op.5B (1960)
An orchestral piece for a film library
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VARIOUS

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'TWO ARRANGEMENTS FOR HENRY MANCINI' op.303 (June 1980)
Piano and Orchestra
'FUGUE FOR STRINGS' op.172 (September 1973)
N/A sketch only
'BACH PRELUDE AND FUGUE FROM THE 48 no. 21' op.174 (September 1973)
An arrangement for Strings N/A sketch only
'SKETCHES FOR A SYMPHONY' op.158 (March 1972)
An uncompleted project
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STRING ORCHESTRA

Works for string orchestra only

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''THE SNOWMAN' CONCERT VERSION FOR STRING ORCHESTRA' op.632 (June 2012)
A new version of the complete 26-minute classic animated film score made at the request of Sir Neville Marriner, with optional parts for treble and narrator and optional film projection)
'SUITE:A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY' op.446 (June 1992) Listen to this Work
A concert work for string orchestra adapted from the film score
'TWO PIECES FOR STRING ORCHESTRA' op.157 (1971)
Pastorale and Allegro
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