Placed on a Curve (string trio and percussion)

for Distractfold Ensemble

Premiere: Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall,  Leeds University, 25/02/14



some inflections (flute)

for Richard Craig

Premiere: Edinburgh University 25/02/14


several inflections (3 glockenspiels)

for line upon line

Premiere: Canopy, Austin, TX  04/10/13



various inflections (piccolo, violin, piano)

Written for mmm…

Premiere: Suginami Kokaidu, Tokyo, Japan 27/03/12

Duration: c. 7′



reflections, echoes and fugitive flickers which when traced evaporate (soprillo saxophone)

Written for Eleri Ann Evans

Premiere: St. Paul’s, Huddersfield, 01/12/11

Duration: 12′


too expanding (piano and CD)

Written for Sebastian Berweck

Premiere: Phipps Hall, Huddersfield,27/10/11

Duration: 5-70′


This Horizontal Line (flute)

Written for Reiko Manabe in contribution to mmm…’s hibari project

Duration: c. 4′

[score] [recording]

I want to tell a story that cancels itself as it goes I replied (cello)

Premiere: TJ Borden, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY, 29/04/14

Duration: 8′

[score] [recording]


All the things inside me are doing what they need to be doing (piano)

Written for Kate Ledger

Premiere: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Phipps Hall, Huddersfield, 22/11/10

Duration: 6′

[score] [recording]

I want to write a book like a cloud that changes as it goes he said (string quartet)

Written for Quatuor Diotima (for the Acanthes 2010 Composition Workshops)

Premiere: Orangerie, Arsenal, Metz, France, 16/07/10

Duration: c. 7’30”

[score] [recording]


I Never Look Like Myself (four reflections for soprano saxophone)

Written for Iain Harrison

Premiere: St. Paul’s, Huddersfield, 21/01/10

Duration: 2′

[score] [recording]

allone (Bb clarinet, cello, piano)

Written for Richard Haynes, Séverine Ballon and Mark Knoop

Premiere: St. Paul’s, Huddersfield, 10/02/10

Duration: 4’

[score] [recording]

and darkness sweeps in like a hand (12 instruments)

Written for the Nieuw Ensemble during the 2009 HCMF + Nieuw Ensemble Yorkshire Composer’s Professional Development Scheme.

Premiere: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, St. Paul’s, 23/11/09

Duration: 7’

[score] [recording]

I Stumble, I Err (Bb Clarinet)

Written for Heather Roche

Premiere: St. Paul’s, Huddersfield, 12/11/09

Duration: 4’


Between II (two or more performers)

Written for the edges ensemble

Premiere: The Red Deer, Sheffield, 01/06/09

[score] [recording]

Between I (one or more performers)

Written for Pat Allison

Premiere: The Red Deer, Sheffield, 01/06/09

[score] [recording]


Splendid (piano w/electronics)

Written for Philip Thomas

Premiere: Phipps Hall, Huddersfield, 26/02/09

Duration: 2’45”

[score] [recording]

You’re mostly what I think about (viola)

Written for Bridget Carey

Premiere: St. Paul’s, Huddersfield, 15/01/09

Duration: 5’


Peel (Bb clarinet, piano)

Written for wake up (Heather Roche, Kate Ledger)

Premiere: Orangerie, Darmstadt, Germany, 19/07/08

Duration: 10’

[score] [recording]

Recordings hosted by Scott McLaughlin at www.lutins.co.uk

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