Sacred Choral

 

"...........and the angels sing.............." op 90 

Words: Alcuin of York, Revelation 12 verse 7, John Milton, French anon 19th Century, The Leonine prayer of the Roman Catholic Church,. the Russian Orthodox tradition.

Parts: Percussion, string quartet, bass solo, SATB choir and organ.

Date of Composition: 2019.

Duration: 40 minutes.

Note: Commissioned by the Church of St Michael and all angels, Sandhurst, Berkshire for the 800th year celebrations.

Score Extract: ADG090

A Prayer for St Michael the Archangel op 90b

(movement seven from ".........and the angels sing......." )

Words: The Leonine prayer of the Roman Catholic Church.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 2019.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 29th September 2019. St Michael's Church, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

Score Extract: ADG090B

A Prayer for Peace  Op 18 

Words: Anon 15th century.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1988.

Duration: 4 minutes.

agnus dei op 8  

Words: The Latin Mass.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 1982.

Duration: 6 minutes.

First performance: 23rd November 2002. Wyndcliffe Singers, Alverstoke.

Score: ADG008

“de profundis” op 9 

Words: Psalm 130 in a modern English translation.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1983.

Duration: 6 minutes.

Score Extract: ADG009

Creator God, we praise you op 75

Words: Marjorie Wheeler.

Parts: Soprano and piano.

Date of composition: 2009.

Duration: 3 minutes.

“et ex patre natum” op 14 

Words: From a David Jones inscription quoting the creed.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 1987.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First Performance:  17th May 1987, Eagle House School Chapel, the Senior Choir,  Sandhurst. 

Score Extract: ADG014

Evening canticles op 33 

Words: Book of Common Prayer.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1993.

Duration: 8 minutes.

For you have tasted op 88 

Words: 1 Peter,  verses  2-5.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 2018.

Duration: 3 minutes.

Note: Shortlisted by London Festival of Contemporary Church Music 2019.

Score Extract: ADG088

gloria in excelsis deo op 71

Words: The Ordinary Mass.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 2007.

Duration: 7 minutes.

Hilariter op 42

Words: Friedrich von Spee.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1995.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 10th June 1995, Pupils, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

Jesu, who hast this Lententide of abstinence op 23

Words: anon, translated by Bishop W.H. Frere.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1990.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 27th February 1991, Pupils, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

jubilate deo op 16 

Words: Psalm 100.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 1987.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First performance: 30th July 1988, St Bartholomew’s Church, Otford, Kent.

Note: In English.

missa brevis op 51

Words: The Mass Ordinary.

Parts: SATB and organ.

Date of composition: 2016.

Duration: 15 minutes.

Note. In English. Shortlisted by London Festival of Contemporary Church Music 2017.

My Beloved Spake op 30

Words: The Song of Solomon 2: 10-13.

Parts: SSAATTBB.

Date of composition: 1992.

Duration: 5 minutes.

First performance: 14th December 1995, Cantores, Wellington College Chapel.

Nunc Dimittis op 57

Words: The Book of Common Prayer.

Parts: SA and piano or organ.

Date of composition: 2000.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 16th June 2000, Pupils, Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

O Perfect Love op 60

Words: Dorothy F. Gurney.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 2001.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First public performance: 22nd July 2012, St Bartholomew’s Church, Otford, Kent.

Note: Published in “Ensemble” no 78, April 2008. The Journal of the Music Masters’ and Mistresses’ Association.

Save us, O Lord op 80 

Words: The compline service.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 2013.

Duration: 2 minutes.

First performance: 12th May 2014, St Pancras Church, London. London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.

Score: ADG080

The Akathist to St Michael the archangel. (Responsorial Psalm) op 90a 

(movement eight from "..........and the angels sing.........." )

Words: From the Russian Orthodox tradition.

Parts: SATB, organ and congregation.

Date of composition: 2019.

Duration: 3 minutes.

First performance: 29th September 2019. St Michael's Church, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

Score: ADG090A

tibi sit gratias op 61 

Words: The prayer of St Richard of Chichester.

Parts: SATB.

Date of composition: 2002.

Duration: 4 minutes.

First public performance: 19th October 2014, St Bartholomew’s church, Otford, Kent.

You O God, are praised in Sion

Words: Psalm 65.

Parts: SAT/B and organ.

Date of composition: 2008.

Duration: 4 minutes.

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