KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS

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See also strings/ trumpet/ horn/ brass quintet for organ accompaniment.

1. ANGELS: Aenigmata Divina [John Donne]

with optional voice(s) in 1st Movement | Duration 9’ 50”

A Celebration of the ministrations of angels.

This piece is the first part of a ‘JOHN DONNE TRYPTICH’:

Part 2 – ‘At the round earth’s imagined corners’ for Solo Trumpet
Part 3 – ‘One short sleep past, we wake eternally…’ for Trumpet, Flugel and Organ

2. Serious Piece?

Duration 10’ 00”

Is this really a serious piece?

Music Clip: Whole Piece

3. UFFCULME: A Village Suite

Duration 26’ 00”

Musical pictures of the attractions of a quaint Devonian village in 8 Movements.
For performance purposes a selection from the 8 may be made.

4. Kaladan Reflected

Duration 9’ 20”

A veteran of WW2 remembers the beauty of Burma.

5. BIS! A Suite of Encores

2 organists on one organ + wood block | Duration 10’ 10”

4 Movements which may be played individually or as a suite!

6. Wedding March

A wedding march is a wedding march.

1. Signor Glissando

A tribute to Domenico Scarlatti who ‘invented’ the keyboard glissando [though this of course is disputed by some musicologists].

Music Clip: Whole Piece

1. PERCY – a cameo of the idiosyncrasies of the celebrated composer and pianist Percy Grainger

with obbligato spoken part which may be performed (preferably) by the pianist, or actor | Duration 9’ 00”

Music Clip: Whole Piece

2. Chiaroscuro

Duration 7’ 10”

I once described this piece as Schoenberg at the Wailing Wall.

3. Des dès de Di – a suite of miniatures

Duration 14’ 00”

The Suite may be played as a whole or as separate ‘alternative’ encores.