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Large Ensemble

Falling Angel

2006
The starting point for this piece was the painting ‘Falling Angel’ by the German artist Anselm Kiefer.

Duration: 17 minutes
Commissioned by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group with financial assistance from Arts Council England, West Midlands and BCMG's Sound Investment Scheme
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spine

2005
spine begins in darkness as the first cells of musical material begin to develop as very soft sounds. Then follows a ‘hardening’ of the sound world when the first of many dances for harp cimbalom disturbs the opening.

Duration: 9 minutes
Commissioned by the Aldeburgh Festival
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Adorned

2008
Three violin groups: Hardanger and Shetland fiddlers and classical players, together with a 'bass group' of bass clarinet, viola, cello and double bass, and a continuo part for the cimbalom.

Duration: 10 minutes
Commissioned by the Sage Gateshead in collaboration with Stavanger 2008, European Capital of Culture.
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Antenoux

2017
for a mixed chamber ensemble of 10 players.

Duration: 5 mins
Commissioned by Crash Ensemble with funds provided by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

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