Songs, song cycles, choral works.
1988 - Voyage of the Endeavour - a Cantata for voices, flute and piano (or harp - all
pedalling indicated), for the Nouveaux Singers and the World Expo in Brisbane 1988. Essentially a mix of Aboriginal and European expressions about the arrival of the Endeavour on Australian
shores. Level - good community group or University students. 30
1989 - Dream Journey - a Cantata for Childrens voices. Scored for singers, various treble and bass instruments. Completed
during a Composer Residency at the Lismore Conservatorium Centre 1989.
1988 - Two Haiku (on Australian themes) - for mezzo-soprano and flute.
Level - university student. 3 mins
1989 - Three Haiku (on Australian themes) - for mezzo-soprano and violin. Level - university student. 6 mins
1993 - Song of Union - for mezzo-soprano and mixed ensemble. A positivity
2011 - Brackish Songs - the concept of 'the
local defining the world'. For mezzo-soprano and contemporary guitar. 23 mins
2013 - Lavendar Springs - (for mezzo-soprano and piano). From the Sketches of
Provence Series. 3 mins
2014 - Notre dame de lumiere - (for mezzo-soprano and piano). From the Sketches of
Provence Series. 3 mins
1990 - The Mayfly (a song-cycle) - A setting of a lecture by Dr David Suzuki,for an 'El Cimarron' type of quartet of low female cabaret singer, flute, guitar and percussion
(including marimba and/or vibes). Environmental theme. Level - professional 'new music' ensembles or university groups. 27 mins
1980 until current time -
some 100 folk, rock and jazz songs.
1992 - Sleep My Dears - for choir with accompaniment. A menacing lullaby, not to be sung to your children! Level -
community choir. 3 mins
2002 - Shule Aroon - for a cappella choir, traditional Irish. Level - community choir. 5
2003 - Un Die Musik - for a cappella choir. An arrangement of the Schubert song. Level - community choir. 4
2006 - The Internet Round - for a cappella choir. Level - good community choir or university choir. 4 mins
2016 - The Earth Song - commissioned by
(former Senator Bob Brown), an arrangement of his anthem for the earth. 4 mins
2016 - The Sphinx - commissioned by Avondale
Conservatorium Choir, for the CD recording 'The Promise'. 3 mins.
2017 - Juljul - for children's choir with guitar. In English and Dharug language. For Turner Trebles Canberra International Music Festival 2017. 3 mins
2019 - Beds Are Burning (arrangement) for choir. Performed by Kompactus Choir Canberra for Peter Garrett's Doctorate award. 4 mins.
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