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Solo piano or keyboard
Beginner’s Fingers (piano solo) 1986 (1st perf. composer, BMIC, 1986)
Better to Travel (piano or harpsichord solo) 1988 (1st perf. harpsichord, Gerald Barry, RTE 1988/1st perf. piano Noriko Kawai, Tokyo, 1990)
Lively Lullaby (piano or harpsichord solo) 1988 (1st perf. harpsichord, Gerald Barry, RTE 1988/1st perf. piano Noriko Kawai, Tokyo, 1990)
Dragonfly (piano or harpsichord solo) 1992 (1st perf. piano Noriko Kawai,  Sonorities Belfast, 1993)
(Better to Travel, Lively Lullaby and Dragonfly may form a triptych in original or reverse order)
Foray on the Liffey (piano solo) 1989 (1st perf. Noriko Kawai, ICA, 1992)
Little Russian Rumba (piano solo) revised 1993 (1st perf. Iain Burnside, University of Ulster, Derry, 24 Oct, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
Interlude (piano solo) 1993 (1st b’cast, Noriko Kawai, 10 April, 1997, BBC Radio 3.)
Nocturne (piano or organ solo) 1993 (1st perf. organ Bernard Barker, St James’s Piccadilly, 1 July, 1993; 1st b’cast piano Noriko Kawai, 11 April, 1997, BBC Radio 3)
Wavelet (piano solo) 1993
Clip-clop (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Noriko Kawai, Jaffa, 21 Nov, 1994)
Rest in Peace (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Iain Burnside, University of Ulster,  Derry, 24 Oct, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
To Whom It May Concern (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Iain Burnside, University of Ulster, Derry, 24 Oct, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
May Day (piano or organ solo) 1994
On hearing… (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Iain Burnside, University of Ulster, Derry, 24 Oct, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
Attaboy! (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Iain Burnside, University of Ulster, Derry, 24 Oct, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
Folly (piano solo) 1994 (1st b’cast Andrew Ball as part of Chromatic Fantasy, 25 Oct, 1994, BBC Radio 3)
Sugar-Drop (piano solo) 1994 (1st perf. Noriko Kawai, Jaffa, 21 Nov, 1994; 1st b’cast Iain Burnside, BBC Radio 3, 9 May, 1996)
Bi-Focal (piano solo or piano 4 hands) 1994
A Spanish Jaunt (piano solo) 1994 (1st b’cast Iain Burnside, 9 May, 1996, BBC Radio 3)
Job’s Comfort (piano solo) 1994/5 (1st b’cast Iain Burnside, 9 May, 1996, BBC Radio 3)
Spider (piano solo) 1995 (1st b’cast Iain Burnside, 8 May, 1996, BBC Radio 3)
American Accent (piano solo) 1995 (1st b’cast Noriko Kawai, 9 April, 1997, BBC Radio 3)
Living Doll (piano solo) 1996, rev. 1999 (1st perf. Noriko Kawai, Herzliyah, Israel, 23 February, 1998)
Chinese Whispers (piano solo) 1996 (1st perf Iain Burnside, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, 14 April, 1999)
Twilight (piano solo) 1996 (1st b’cast Noriko Kawai, 6 April, 1997, BBC Radio 3)
Harmony and Counterpoint (piano solo) 1996     
Three-Four-Five (piano solo) 1997
Tred (piano solo) 1997
Sortie (piano solo) 1997 (1st perf. Noriko Kawai, Herzliyah, Israel, 23 February, 1998)
The Magi (piano solo) 1997
Moresca (piano solo) 1997
Postcard in memory of Eric Ravilious (piano solo) 1998 (1st perf. Sarah Walker, BMIC, 8 Dec, 1998)
Angel (piano solo) 1998
Hawaian Blue (piano solo) 1998 (1st perf. Sarah Walker, BMIC, 8 Dec, 1998)
Pentimento (piano solo) 1998
Ringlet (organ solo) 1998 (1st perf. Catherine Ennis, St.Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, 1 Dec, 1998)
Leaflet (organ solo) 1999 (1st perf. Catherine Ennis, St.Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, 14 March, 2000)
Vista (organ solo) 1999 (1st perf. Catherine Ennis, St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, 14 March, 2000)
Seraph (organ solo) 1999 (1st perf. Kevin Bowyer, Internationale Maria Enzersdorfer Orgeltage, Austria, 2 Oct, 1999)
Serpent (piano solo) 1999 (1st perf. Sarah Walker, BMIC, 13 April, 2000)
Frost (piano solo) 1999 (1st perf. Sarah Walker, BMIC, 13 April, 2000)
Hands and Feet (organ solo) 2000 (1st perf. Kevin Bowyer, Haileybury College Chapel, Herts., 6 May, 2000)
The End of Gorey Edward Gorey in memoriam (piano solo) 2000
Broken Hearts (piano solo) 2000
J.S.B. (piano or organ solo) 2000 (1st perf. organ Catherine Ennis, St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, 21 November, 2000)
Mingling (piano solo) 2001
Sing, Evelyn, Sing! in memory of Evelyn Künneke  (piano solo) 2001
Monsieur d’étaché (piano solo) 2001
Which (piano solo) 2001
Hagar and the Angel (organ solo arranged from 2 pianos) 2001
Oriental (organ solo) October 2001 (1st perf. Kevin Bowyer, Oundle Festival, 14 July, 2002)
Hobbyhorse (piano solo) 2002
3 Lessons (organ solo) July/ August, 2002 (1st perf. William Whitehead, St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall, 14 October, 2003)
MM (piano solo) 2002
Enharmonic (piano solo) 2002
Scherzo (piano solo) 2003
Stop! (piano solo) 2003 (1st perf, Juliet Allen, Norden Farm Centre, Maidenhead, 20 March, 2004)
Snowfall  (piano solo)  2003
2-3-1 (piano solo)  2003
Hoopla! (piano solo)  2004
DD in memory of Diana Dors (piano solo) 2004
Why? (piano solo) 2004
Jeu d’esprit  in memory of Gérard Souzay, died 17.viii. 2004 (piano solo) 2004     
Hopscotch (piano solo) 2005
Early One Morning (piano solo) 2005
Crabwalk (piano solo) 2005
A Pink Bonbon Stuffed With Snow (à la manière de Grieg) (piano solo) 2005
From Noon Till Midnight (à la manière de Falla) (piano solo) 2005
Dovetail (organ solo) 2005 (1st perf. Roman Krasnovsky, Pauluskirche, Darmstadt, Germany, 9 September, 2009; 1st UK perf. Antony Pitts, St Barnabas, Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK, 23 May 2010)
Art Deco (organ or piano solo) 2005
When the Wind Blows… (piano solo) 2005 (also version for string trio as the last of Three Fragments)
Note: BMIC have a selection of  piano pieces up to From Noon Till Midnight
 
     
 
Instrumental and Chamber
Black and Blue (2 pianos) 1988/9(1st perf Thorson & Thurber, Tivoli, Copenhagen, 1989; 1st perf revised version Thorson & Thurber, ICA, London, 7 November,1993)
Cheap Attraction (2 pianos & 2 percussion or 2 pianos only) 1990 (1st perf Thorson & Thurber, Monrad & Jensen, ICA, 28 June,1992)
Jigsaw (4 w/w & piano) 1991 (1st perf Sounds Positive, Leighton House, London, 1991)
Sara and her Castanets (soprano & castanets) 1991 (1st perf Sara Stowe, Church of King Charles the Martyr, Tunbridge Wells, 25 Sept, 1993)
Piano Trio 1992 (1st perf London New Music, Brighton Festival, 1992)
Snakes and Ladders 1992 (2 bass clarinets) (extracts b’cast in Chromatic Fantasy, Andrew Sparling & Nick Hayes, BBC Radio 3, 25 October, 1994)
String Quartet No 1 1993 (1st perf The Smith Quartet, ICA, 12 December, 1993)
Tyger! (2 pianos) 1994 (1st perf Thorson & Thurber, Tivoli, Copenhagen, 11 September, 1995)
Tia Maria (2 pianos) 1994 (1st perf Thorson & Thurber, Tivoli, Copenhagen, 11 September, 1995)
Notelette (4 w/w & piano) 1994 (for Sounds Positive’s Purcell series, 1st perf St John’s Smith Square, London, 8 March, 1995)
String Quartet No 2 1995 (1st perf The Smith Quartet, ICA, 21 January, 1996)
Zigzag (8 instruments) 1995/6 (1st perf of first mov’t, Cambridge New Music Players/Paul Hoskins, Clerkenwell Music Series, 15 November, 1995; 1st perf of first two mov’ts, Cambridge New Music Players/Hoskins, Brighton Festival, 11 May, 1996; 1st perf of all three mov’ts, Cambridge New Music Players/Hoskins, BBC Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House, 4 January, 1998/ b’cast BBC Radio 3, 9 January, 1998)    
String Quartet No 3 1996 (extracts b’cast in From the Diary of a Fly, Arditti Quartet, BBC Radio 3, 12 April, 1997; first complete b’cast, ditto,“Hear and Now”, BBC Radio 3, 7 May, 1999; first public concert performance Arditti Quartet, St John’s Smith Square, 8 Feb, 2001)
Slype (horn & bassoon)1996 (extract b’cast in From the Diary of a Fly, Gavin Edwards & Philip Gibbon, BBC Radio 3, 12 April, 1997; 1st complete b’cast, ditto, BBC Radio 3, 4 May, 1997)
Squiggle (clarinet & piano) 1996 (1st perf Andrew Sparling & Sarah Walker, Blackheath Concert Halls, 15 February, 1997)
Fling (two pianos) August, 1997 (1st perf Thorson & Thurber, St. Gregory’s Centre, Christ Church College, Canterbury, 9 May, 1998)
Trefoil (piano trio) July, 1998 (1st perf Artaria Piano Trio, Howell Centre Theatre, Brunel University, 12 May, 1999)
String Quartet No 4 December 1998 - January 1999 (1st perf Arditti Quartet, St John’s Smith Square, 8 Feb, 2001)
Menagerie (suite for piano trio commissioned for the Lake Piano Trio) May - August 1999 (1st perf Lake Piano Trio, Wigmore Hall, 1 April, 2001)
08.02.01 (movement for string quartet) March 2000 (1st perf Arditti Quartet, St John’s Smith Square, 8 Feb, 2001)
Guilloche (clarinet & piano) May 2000 (educational piece requested by Faber Music)
String Quartet No 5 September - November 2000
Long & Short (concise suite for cello & piano) April 2001 (requested by Rohan de Saram)
Hagar and the Angel (2 pianos or arranged for organ) October 2001
String Quartet No 6 (Serenade) December 2001/January 2002
Oriental (arranged from organ solo for two pianos) March, 2002 (1st b’cast Thorson & Thurber, on “Late Junction”, BBC Radio 3, 14 Sept., 2004)
Wake Up! (piano duet) 2003 (1st perf. Juliet Allen & Nigel Wilkinson, Norden Farm Centre, Maidenhead, 28 March, 2004; 1st b’cast Thorson & Thurber, “Late Junction”, BBC Radio 3, 3 March, 2004)
Between (two pianos) Sept., 2004
Betwixt (two pianos) Xmas, 2004
Bleu céleste (two pianos) Easter, 2005
Three Fragments (string trio) Sept./Oct., 2005 (the third piece is a version of When the Wind Blows…for piano solo)
 
     
  Vocal & Choral
A Winter Warmer (SATB) April, 1998 (1st perf TONUS PEREGRINUS, All Saints, Margaret Street, London, 26 November, 1998; recent perf TONUS PEREGRINUS, Skipton Music, Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Skipton, 19 January, 2010)
Benedictus (S.Luke 1.68) with Alleluias, to give thanks for the life of Trevor Huddleston (double choir, SSATB x 2) April, 1998
Snowfall (SSAT, from piano solo) November 2003