But I repeat myself

3 percussionists (small bass drum or floor tom, 10 concert tom-toms, snare drum).

2014: 4 mins. 30 secs.

  

"Pounding out rhythms on a drum set is for morons, isn't it? Actually, it's no more moronic than any other human activity; it may be rendered moronic by moronic drummers in the same way that politics may be rendered moronic by moronic politicians."

                                                                            Bill Bruford

"Suppose you were an idiot,

and suppose you were a member of Congress;

but I repeat myself."

                              Mark Twain.

  

Cascade

piccolo, flute, alto flute.

2007 rev. 2013: 5 mins. 10 secs.

    

Ex-Erg

flute/alto flute, Bb bass clarinet, guitar.

2005: 7 mins. 45 secs.

Score Sample (PDF)

   

Kandinsky

flute, marimba, viola.

2012: 5 mins. 15 secs.

  

"Everything starts from a dot"

                                              Wassily Kandinsky.

  

Kandinsky was premiered by Six Degrees Ensemble featuring Melissa Doecke (flute), Phoebe Green (viola), and Peter Neville (marimba) at the Kew Law Courts on 28-11-2013.

Score Sample (PDF)

Composition VIII by Wassily Kandinsky.

  

On Certainty

glock/xyl, vibraphone, piano.

2016: 7 mins. 15 secs. approx.

  

"I act with complete certainty.

But this certainty is my own."

                              from On Certainty, by Ludwig Wittgenstein.

  

...only the living...

violin, 'cello, piano.

2000 rev. 2008. 11 mins. 30 secs. approx.

  

"...Time may finally prove,

only the living move her..."

                              from Lemmings, by Peter Hammill.

  

...only the living... is dedicated Brian (1925-83), Kathleen, (1927-87) and Michael (1952-87).

It was premiered by Michael Kieran Harvey (pno), Tim Veldman (vln), and Alister Barker (vc) on 24-9-2011 at the Trinity Uniting Church, Brighton.

 Score Sample (PDF)

  

Spiel

flute, guitar, violin.

1997: 5 mins. 30 secs.

  

Spiel is for flute, guitar and violin, and is in 8 short, linked sections, each making passing reference to different states of mind - some lighter, some darker, some playful, some a little more serious; all of which combine in a brief and limited exploration of various colouristic possibilities of the instruments involved.

Spiel was premiered at the Darwin International Guitar Festival in 1997.

  

Spiel (transcription)

for flute, Bb clarinet, guitar.

2005: 5 mins. 30 secs.

  

Spiel (transcription) was specifically prepared for Altrove 1.3 for inclusion on their debut CD.

Trio Altrove1.3

Marcello Bonachelli (clarinet), Gisbert Watty (guitar), Luciano Tristaino (flute).

   

Three things

harp, guitar, mandolin.

2008 rev. 2016: 5 mins. 45 secs. approx.

  

"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."

                                                                                      Siddhärtha Gautama.

Complete Score (PDF)

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