Listing: Vocal & Choral

Arafura – SSA choir and gamelan (or 3 metallaphones and gong)

Duration: 7 minutes Degree of difficulty: Medium Commissioned for the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) conference held in Darwin in 2003. Premiered by the NT Music School Choir directed by Nora Lewis and has had several performances over the years. Arafura was inspired by the beaches around Darwin, Australia. Many are edged by casuarina…

Before the Monsoon – children’s choir and piano

Before the Monsoon – for youth choir and piano. This work was composed at a request from the ’Darwin Youth and Children’s Choir’ and their director Emma Tantengco. It was premiered in September, 2003 and has had several performances since then. This work has been recorded on CD.

Highland Lament by Magda Palmer – arranged for vocalist – tenor and harp

This is a song by Magda Palmer that was incorporated into the orchestral work WindRose. Here I have arranged it for voice and harp.

Lullaby (from the Wetlands Suite) – solo or children’s choir with piano accompaniment

This the movement from the Wetlands Suite – the last movement – that features a children’s choir. The song has had many performances as a stand alone work with solo voice or choir.

Song’s from Ted Egan’s work – Balls and Chains
Staccato Lightning – choir SATB and guitar trio (amplified)

Staccato Lightning – 2007, A work for chorale SATB and guitar trio.

WindRose – for orchestra and five voices (narration and song)

Year: 2006,   Duration: 35 min. , Instrumentation: Symphony orchestra and 5 voices : 3D1.2, 2D1.1,2,2/4,2,3,1, timp, perc (3 players), harp, str , Boy soprano, soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone,