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June 28, 2014

Hoko’s dream – a tone poem

After a very exhausting day, Hoko retired for her bed early that evening. As she lay in her bed looking at the ceiling, her mind was […]
June 8, 2014

Make me a picture of the sun

The poem by Emily Dicksinson, make me a picture of the sun, inspired me to compose another aria, which will hopefully appear on Chrysalis, my forth […]
April 7, 2014

Battle of Trafalgar

Dedicated to one of my all time heroes Admiral Nelson, this is the first movement of my re-write of the Epic Battle during the Continental wars […]
March 25, 2014

Black Orchid Trio (BOST)at work

On May the 2nd, BOST will be performing my Juno or BOST piece, which I composed on holiday, in Essauoira, Morocco Christmas 2013. Juno or BOST uses my […]
January 27, 2014

Vespasian and the II Augusta

Inspired by books I have read over the last two years, I wanted to compose a tone poem dedicated to one of my historical heroes, Vespasian […]
January 6, 2014

The 7.12am train to Bristol Templemeads

I am standing on platform 1, waiting for the 7.12 train to Bristol Templemeads. Its another cold windy day at Didcot. I wish I had more […]