List of Works

Keyboard Music


  • Three Easy Pieces (1979) for solo Piano
  • Preludio ed Fugato (1980) for Pipe Organ (first performed by Mark Amess at Shenstone College Chapel, Bromsgrove, Christmas 1980)
  • Japanese Garden (1982) for solo Piano
  • Rhapsody in F Major (1983) for solo Piano (first performed by Denise Baxter at Newcatle Polytechnic, final honours recital June 1984)
  • Danse (1984) for Two Pianos (first performed by Liese van Alwon and David Price CBE at Newcastle Polytechnic, final honours recital June 1985)
  • Forgery (1985) for three Pianos, Xylophone, Marimba and Vibraphone (first performed by composer at James Hugonin’s exhibition at the Bede Art Gallery, Jarrow, November 1985)
  • Wistful (1986) for solo Piano and optional Synthesizer (first performed by composer at James Hugonin’s exhibition at the Bede Art Gallery, Jarrow, November 1985)
  • Bravura (1987) for solo Piano (first performed by Robin Terry at the Newcastle Kings Hall, September 1987)
  • Wild Irises (1992) for solo Piano
  • Cantilena (1993) for solo Piano
  • Two Tangos for Two Pianos (1995-1996): El Detectivo and El Vendedor del Banco
  • Book of 12 Preludes for Piano (2009-2014)

Music For Solo Instruments


  • Raga (1981) for Clarinet in Bb
  • Solace (1986) for solo guitar (first performed by Rick Potter at St Luke’s, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1986)
  • Padma Vydagh (1993) for solo oboe – performed by Catherine Pluygers at the BMIC London on 20th October 1998, and at the Purcell Room, London on 17th December 1993.

Songs, and Music for Choir


  • Endymion (1980) for Soprano and Piano, words by Oscar Wilde (first performed by Gail Evans and Mark Amess at Shenstone College 1981)
  • Remember Me (1980) for Tenor and Piano, words by Christina Rossetti
  • Blind Love (1981) Song Cycle for Soprano and Piano, words and commission by Philip Sharpe 1981
  • War Songs (1982) for Soprano and Flute, words by Issac Rosenberg and Wilfred Owen
  • Never Give All The Heart (1982) part song for S.A.T.B., words by W.B. Yates
  • Dona Nobis Pacem (1984) for Chamber Orchestra and Choir (SATB)
  • Dead Rat (1984) for Small Ensemble and Tenor voice, words by Mervin Peake
  • World of Dreams (1993) for Chorus and Orcehstra, words by Jeffrey Orgee
  • If All The Heavens Were A Bell (1994) for String Orchestra and Tenor voice, words by Emily Dickinson
  • Five Nursery Songs (1994) for Small Ensemble and Soprano, words by primary school children (first perfomed by Chloe Douglas and the Goldsmith’s Contemporary Music Ensemble, conducted by Gregory Rose, Goldsmith’s Hall, 21st May 1993)
  • Daphne’s Wedding (1997) for Chamber Orchestra and Soprano voice, words by Shakespeare
  • Morning Hymn (2006) for School Choir, Piano, Flute (or recorder), and Percussion, traditional hymn (for Ixworth Primary School)
  • Blind Love (2009) Song Cycle for Soprano, Harp and String Orchestra, words by Philip Sharpe (first performed by Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra, October 2009 at the Pernik Cultural Palace)
  • Elegaic Blues – Homage to Constant Lambert (2013) – Three Songs for Orchestra and Mezzo Soprano on poems by Philip Larkin

Chamber Music


  • Serenade (1981) for Flute and Piano – first performed by Polly Cody (Flute) and Marion Kenny (Piano) at Rubery Town Hall 1982
  • The Sailors Lament (1981) for Wind Quintet (fl. ob. cl. hn. bsn.)
  • Sonatina (1982) for Two Clarinets – first performed at Clarinet & Saxophone Society concert, Pump Rooms, Bath 1982
  • Three for Tea (1982) for Flute, Clarinet and Viola (for schools / amateurs)
  • Estampie Real (1983) for String Quartet (for schools / amateurs) Selected for inlcusion in the COMA (Contemporary Music for Amateurs) library
    Listed in Chamber Music Repertoire for Amateur Players, 3rd Edition by Harold Haynes
  • Tea Room Music (1983) for Clarinet Choir
  • Preamble (1984) for Piano Sextet (fl. cl. vn. vn. va. vc.)
  • Mamoojoo (1992) for Brass Sextet, Piano and Percussion
    (for ballet / modern dance)
  • Bosa Nova (1992) for Clarinet, Viola and Cello
  • Latin Verses (1993) for Clarinet, Viola and Cello
  • Sparring Partners (1994) for Guitar Duet
    first performed by Steve Goss and Brian Douglas on 30th June, 1993 at Goldsmith College
  • Norwood Junction (1994) for Percussion Quintet
  • Romanza (2003) for Tango Band (violin, bandoneon, guitar, double bass)
  • Ratcliffe Highway (2009) for large brass band
  • Songs Without Words (2016) for Cello and Piano (Madrigal, Rounds, Chanson, Leider)

Music For Dance and Theatre


  • Brainwashed (1986) for Piano Duet, programmed Synthesizer and two recitors (first performed at Newcastle Kings Hall, November 1985, recitors Rick Potter and Francis Robson)
  • Krane Music for ‘Out of Order’ Dance Group (first performed by composer at The Dance Studios, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, June 1990)
  • Music for the play ‘Quatermaine’s Terms’ (first performed by the Bracknell Drama Club September 1990, week run)
  • Music for the play ‘Happiest Days of Your Life’ (first performed by the Bracknell Drama Club, 2nd September 1996, week run)

Music For Orchestra


  • Bulgarian Sketches (1990) for String Orchestra and Solo Violin (first performed by Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra, November 2004 at the Pernik Cultural Palace) 
  • Nocturne (1997) for String Orchestra
  • El Detectivo (2005) for String Orchestra and Solo Violin (first performed by Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra, November 2005 at the Pernik Cultural Palace)
  • El Vendedor del Banco (2006) String Orchestra and Solo Violin (first performed by Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra, October 2006 at the Pernik Theatre)
  • La Modella (2006) String Orchestra and Solo Violin (first performed by Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra, October 2006 at the Pernik Theatre)
  • Estampie Real (2015) for String Orchestra

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