An update on composing and performing news each day as usual, but this time accompanied by one of my festive songs or arrangements.
Twelve of my best songs in each of several categories. Best because they’re popular, my favourites, most performed, most listened to.
Twelve songs from what is a huge category of my choral music: I’ve gone with the most successful so far – songs that have been performed multiple times by multiple choirs or songs that have received the most positive feedback from singers and listeners.
There are so many more than twelve quality songs for high voices in my catalogue of choral pieces, that this has been the hardest of all these “Twelve Of The Best” lists to select, but I have picked out the most popular in terms of performances and listeners.
Here are twelve characterful songs for male voice choir in a variety of styles, some in three parts, some in four. The choirs you hear are from all around the world – school choirs, amateur choirs, professional choirs.
It has been my delight and privilege to frequently work with visual arts as a composer, most notably in recent years, at the Hepworth Wakefield in “Musical Sculptures” workshops. Art works have inspired composing both by myself and by those attending the workshops. Here are twelve of the best – most performed, most popular, my […]
It has often fallen happily to my lot to compose songs for children about the natural world: weather, plants and creatures. Here are twelve of the best of them.
After a one-day session at the Hepworth at the beginning of November I have no more concerts or workshops during November so I’m hoping to consolidate all my new video catalogue marketing and maybe compose a couple of new things floating around in my head.
From the earliest days of my composing career I have always been drawn to the poems and songs of Robert Burns, and have set many of his works to music. In recent times, I’ve also arranged many of the tunes he himself used for choirs and other ensembles.
Twelve action and dancing songs that are designed to break the ice, warm up the voices and bodies, and get things moving in a cheery and creative way.