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Song 5
part of Songs 1-18
1966-1967
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 7 Work No.: 4
Publisher: Composer
fp: 5.7.68 Acland Burghley School, London. Composer; choreography: Henrietta Lyons. Based on material dating from c. 1963.
     

Song 6
part of Songs 1-18
1968-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 4
Publisher: Composer
fp: 5.12.96 (revised version) Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Original version for fl, ob, hp, vc, is unperformed and withdrawn
     

Song 7
part of Songs 1-18
1968-1969
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 4
Publisher: Composer
fp: 11.4.69 Royal Albert Hall, London. Paul Lowdell (ob), Composer (pf); choreography: Henrietta Lyons. fp: (final version) 1.1.69 Composer; with same choreography. Original version was for oboe and piano.
     

Song 8
part of Songs 1-18
1967
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 11 Work No.: 4
Publisher: Composer
fp: 9.12.80 BMIC, London. Based on material from ‘Nukterides’ (Birds of the Night c. 1963, unfinished).
     

Song 9
part of Songs 1-18
1968
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 7 Work No.: 4
Publisher: Composer
To Ronald Lumsden.’ fp: 17.10.68 Conway Hall, London. Ronald Lumsden
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Romeo and Juliet are drowning
1967-1973
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 10
Publisher: OUP
fp: Unknown. Composer. Based on love scene from Berlioz’s dramatic symphony ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Autumnall
Title: from Donne’s poem ‘The Autumnall’ ‘For Alexander Abercrombie.’
1968-1971
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 12
Publisher: OUP
fp: 6.2.73 Wigmore Hall, London. Alexander Abercrombie. Original version was for voices and ensemble: ‘music drama in the form of a TV script’ 2nd version was an extended version of the 3rd and final version. Collected shorter piano piec
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Strauss-Walzer
3 pieces based on Waltzes of Johann Strauss
1967-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 10 Work No.: 16
Publisher: OUP
fp: (complete) 10.1.90 Purcell Room, London. Jonathan Powell. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
     

Wo die Zitronen blühn
Strauss-Waltzer i. ‘For Jonathan Powell.’
1967-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 16
Publisher: OUP
fp: 10.1.90 Purcell Room, London. Jonathan Powell.
     

"O, schöner Mai"
Strauss-Walzer ii. ‘For Nic Hodges.’
1967-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 16
Publisher: OUP
fp: 28.10.89 University Music School, Cambridge. Nicolas Hodges.
     

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
Strauss-Walzer iii. ‘For Ben Morison.’
1967-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 16
Publisher: OUP
fp: 9.12.89 St John’s College, Cambridge. Benjamin Morison.
     

Snowdrift
Title: from William Sharp ‘The White Peacock’
1972
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 10 Work No.: 20
Publisher: Edition Modern
fp: 6.2.73 Wigmore Hall, London. Alexander Abercrombie.
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Svatovac
Title: Macedonian dance.
1973-1974
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 25
Publisher: OUP
Originally published as an arrangement in The Dancing Times.
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Ives
‘In celebration of Ives’ 100th Birthday.’ part of Ives - Grainger - Nancarrow
1974
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 33
Publisher: Edition Modern
fp: 24.3.76 Royan Festival, France. Jaqueline Méfano. Part of trilogy Ives-Grainger-Nancarrow.
     

Jazz
1976
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 42
Publisher: OUP
fp: 22.6.78 Middelburg, Netherlands. Geoffrey Douglas Madge. Part of trilogy with Boogie-Woogie & Fast Dances, Slow Dances. Structurally based on Beethoven Bagatelles Op. 126.
     

Three Dukes went a-Riding
Title: derived from several English folk songs.
1977-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 47
Publisher: OUP
fp: (revised version) 28.6.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Originally 3rd of Piano Studies.
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English Country-Tunes
"8 sections, performable separately"
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 52 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP. Formerly published by Universal (first version).
fp: First complete performance: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 13.2.86 BMIC, London. Composer. Original version written ‘in celebration of the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in 1977’ Revisions in
     

Green Meadows
English Country-Tunes 1
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 19.1.78 Leeds Polytechnic. Alexander Abercrombie. fp: (final version) 13.2.86 BMIC, London
     

Midsummer Morn
English Country-Tunes 2
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 7 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 19.1.78 Leeds Polytechnic. Alexander Abercrombie.
     

I’ll give my love a garland
English Country-Tunes 3
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

May and December
English Country-Tunes 4
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 13.2.86 BMIC, London. Composer. Final version alters first section of original and introduces new central section.
     

Lies and Marvels
English Country-Tunes 5
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 13.2.86 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

The Seeds of Love
English Country-Tunes 6
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 13.2.86 BMIC, London. Composer. Final version uses material from earlier piece La-di-dah (withdrawn) and end of first version.
     

My Bonny Boy
English Country-Tunes 7
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Come Beat the Drums and Sound the Fifes
English Country-Tunes 8
1977-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 48
Publisher: UMP
fp: 18.12.79 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

all.fall.down
Title: from nursery rhyme ‘Ring-a-ring o’ roses’
1977
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 49
Publisher: OUP
‘To Klaus Huber; Howard Skempton; Alvin Singleton.’ fp: 10.10.77 Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany. Composer. all. ‘To Klaus Huber’; fall. ‘To Howard Skempton’; down. ‘To Alvin Singleton’
     

To & Fro
1978-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 51
Publisher: OUP
fp: 17.2.78 Hilversum, Netherlands. Composer (studio recording)’ broadcast 7.3.78. fp: (final version) 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Original version 6th of Piano Studies. Final version is different piece.
     

Piano Studies
"1. Untitled, 2. Hopi, 3. Three Dukes went a-Riding, 4. Huckleberry, 5. We’ll get there s
1976-1978
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 25 Work No.:
Publisher: Composer
Withdrawn. No. 2 used in revised version of Piano Concerto No. 4; Nos. 4 and 8 in Verdi Transcriptions, a revised version of No. 7 in The Seeds of Love (English Country-Tunes).
     

Kemp’s Morris
1978
Forces: solo piano (pianist wearing Morris-bells)
Duration: 5 Work No.: 55
Publisher: OUP
fp: 19.11.81 Oxford University. Composer. Based on 26th melody of Playford’s ‘English Dancing Master’ (1651) sometimes called ‘The cherping of the larke’ or ‘Muscadin’ Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1&
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We’ll get there someday
1978
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 59
Publisher: OUP
fp: 6.1.79 Amsterdam, Netherlands. Composer. Originally 5th of ‘Piano Studies’
     

Fast Dances, Slow Dances
1978-1979
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 18 Work No.: 61
Publisher: OUP
‘To Elliott Carter.’ Commissioned by Junction Dance Company. fp: 23.4.79 North London Polytechnic. Composer. Part of trilogy with Jazz and Boogie Woogie. Structurally based on Beethoven Bagatelles Op 119.
     

Short but...
1979
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 62
Publisher: OUP
fp: 11.79 North London Polytechnic. Composer. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
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Piano Concerto No. 4
1978-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 20 Work No.: 65
Publisher: Composer
(first version) ‘To Brian Ferneyhough.’ (second version) ‘To Ian Pace.’ fp: 30.4.80 Logan Hall, London University. Composer. fp: (revised version) 4.10.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Final version includes material from Lo
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Grainger
‘For Percy Grainger’s 97th Birthday.’ part of Ives - Grainger - Nancarrow
1979
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 33
Publisher: OUP
fp: 22.7.79 South Hill Park, Bracknell. Composer. Part of trilogy Ives-Grainger-Nancarrow.
     

Nancarrow
part of Ives - Grainger - Nancarrow
1978-1980
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 33
Publisher: OUP
fp: 20.6.80 BMIC, London. Composer. Part of trilogy Ives-Grainger-Nancarrow.
     

Boogie-Woogie
1980-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 70
Publisher: OUP
‘To Roger Wright.’ fp: 16.7.80 Arezzo, Italy. Composer. fp: (second version) 2.2.81 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (third version) 10.4.85 BMIC, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Part of trilogy wi
     

Freightrain Bruise
1972-1980
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 71
Publisher: OUP
‘For Charlotte Holtzermann.’ fp: 1972 The Place, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 10.5.86 Brighton Festival. Composer. Substantial revision in 1980.
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Piano Concerto No. 6
1980-1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 12 Work No.: 76
Publisher: Composer
fp: 22.5.81 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Liz
‘Birthday Gift for Elisabeth Lutyens.’
1980-1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 78
Publisher: OUP
fp: 6.3.81 BMIC, London. Composer. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Free Setting
1981-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 81
Publisher: Composer
‘To Sue Davies.’ Commissioned by London Contemporary Dance Theatre. fp: 15.10.81 Warwick University. Eleanor Alberga. fp: (final version) 19.1.96 Holywell Music Room, Oxford. Nicolas Hodges.
     

Reels
1980-1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 83
Publisher: UMP
‘To Judith Weir.’ fp: 4.10.81 Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. Composer; choreographed and danced by Kris Donovan. fp: (final version) 30.11.81 composer. Based on traditional Scottish bagpipe-melodies (piobaireachd).
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White Rain
1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 84
Publisher: Composer
fp: 10.11.88 Surrey University, Guildford. Composer. Title: from print by Hiroshige.
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Verdi Transcriptions
"15 Transcriptions and 3 optional fragments, may be performed separately"
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 180 Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer (1-9). fp: (public) 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. J. Clapperton (1-9, 15); composer (10-14). fp: (complete with 1995 revisions and fragments) 26.1.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pa
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Sciagurata! a questo lido ricercai l’amante infido
Verdi Transcription 1 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. fp: (final version) 26.6.87 Middelburg, Netherlands. Composer. Based on Aria - Oberto (Act 2).
     

Bella speranza in vero
Verdi Transcription 2 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Trio - Un Giorno di Regno (Act 1).
     

Il maledotto non ha fratelli
Verdi Transcription 3 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Chorus - Nabucco (Part 2).
     

Fra tante sciagure...
Verdi Transcription 4 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Chorus - I Lombardi (Act 3).
     

Vedi come il buon vegliardo
Verdi Transcription 5 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Septet with Chorus - Ernani (Part 1).
     

"Tace il vento, e queta l’onda"
Verdi Transcription 6 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Choral Barcarolle - I Due Foscari (Act 3).
     

So che per via de triboli
Verdi Transcription 7 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Aria - Giovanna d’Arco (Act 1).
     

Il pianto...l’angoscia...di lena mi priva
Verdi Transcription 8 (of 16)
1982-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Aria - Alzira (Act 1).
     

Mantre gonfiarsi l’anima
Verdi Transcription 9 (of 16)
1982-1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: (private) 1.11.86 Finsbury Park, London. Composer. Based on Aria - Attila (Act 1).
     

Me pellegrina ed orfana
Verdi Transcription 10 (of 16)
1986-1988
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: 10.11.87 BMIC, London. Composer (with 2 & 3). Based on Romanza - La Forza del Destino (Act 1).
     

S’allontanarno! N’accozzeremo
Verdi Transcription 11 (of 16)
1972-2005
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 12-14). fp: (final version) 26.1.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on Chorus - Macbeth (Act 1). Material taken from Long Distance (withdrawn).
     

Vanitosi! Che abbietti e dormenti
Verdi Transcription 12 (of 16)
1988
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 11, 13, 14). Based on Duet - Attila (Prologue).
     

O cieli azzuri...
Verdi Transcription 13 (of 16)
1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 11, 12, 14). Based on Romanza - Aida (Act 3).
     

"Qual mare, qual terra"
Verdi Transcription 14 (of 16)
1988
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 11-13). Based on Duet - I Masnadieri (Part 3). Material taken from Guwark (withdrawn).
     

Tu che la venita conoscesti
Verdi Transcription 15 (of 16)
1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
‘To Sally Rettig’ fp: 4.5.82 Oxford Playhouse. Composer. Based on Aria - Don Carlo (Act 5).
     

Rushes
Verdi Transcription 16 (of 16)
1981
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.: 91
Publisher: UMP
‘To Sally Rettig’ Commissioned by Dance Umbrella. fp: 4.5.82 Oxford Playhouse. Composer; choreography: Siobhan Davies.
     

Hikkai
Title: (Australian Aboriginal) - ‘Immediately!’
1982-1983
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 111
Publisher: Composer
fp: 11.9.83 Sydney University, Australia. Composer.
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Australian Sea Shanties Set 2
1983
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 6 Work No.: 113
Publisher: OUP
fp: 20.11.83 Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia. Composer. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
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Two Teaching Pieces
1984
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
‘For Sally Retting.’ fp: 21.5.91 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

G.F.H. and B.S.
2 pieces: may be performed together or separately
1985-1986
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 126
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
     

G.F.H.
Title: G[eorge] F[rederick] H[andel]. paired with B.S.
1985
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 126
Publisher: OUP
‘For the Handel Tercentenary.’ fp: 17.12.85 BMIC, London. Composer. Based on a quotation from Handel’s Trio Sonata Op. 1, no. 1. For New Music 87 (Oxford, 1987, p.58-9).
     

B.S.
Title: B[ernard] S[tevens]. paired with G.F.H
1985-1986
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 126
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Bernard Stevens.’ fp: 3.3.86 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Taja
Title: (Sardinian) - tenor part in Sardinian religious music.
1986
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 128
Publisher: OUP
fp: 29.1.87 BMIC, London. Robert Keeley. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
     

Two Teaching Pieces
1986
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
‘For Rachel Resnik.’ fp: 21.5.91 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Gershwin Arrangements
13 pieces: may be performed separately
1975-1988
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 40 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
fp: first complete performance, 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (nos. 1,5,7,9-13), James Clapperton (nos. 1-4’ 6 & 8). 2 Books: 1-7; 8-13. Based on songs by George Gershwin.
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How long has this been going on?
Gershwin Arrangements 1 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘For John Flinders.’ fp: 26.6.87 Middelburgh Festival, Netherlands. Composer From Rosalie (1928).
     

Things are looking up
Gershwin Arrangements 2 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 1.5.87 The Place, London. Composer (with 3, 5, 7). From Damsel in Distress (1937).
     

A Foggy Day in London Town
Gershwin Arrangements 3 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 1.5.87 The Place, London. Composer (with 2, 5 & 7). From Damsel in Distress (1937).
     

Love is here to stay
Gershwin Arrangements 4 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 4 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 10.77 Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany. Composer. fp: (final version) 26.6.87 Middelburg Festival, Netherlands. Composer. From Goldwyn Follies (1938). Original version (c. 2 mins.) was revised by adding an introducti
     

They can’t take that away from me
Gershwin Arrangements 5 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 4 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 1.5.87 The Place, London. Composer (with 2, 3 & 7). From Shall we Dance? (1937).
     

Shall we dance?
Gershwin Arrangements 6 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. James Clapperton. From Shall we Dance? (1937).
     

They’re writing songs of love, but not for me
Gershwin Arrangements 7 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To John Flinders.’ fp: 1.5.87 The Place, London. Composer (with 2, 3 & 5). From Girl Crazy (1930).
     

Fidgety Feet
Gershwin Arrangements 8 (of 13)
1975-1988
Forces:
Duration: 2 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To Philip Adams.’ fp: 10.11.87 BMIC, London. Composer (with 1-7 & 11). From Oh, Kay! (1926).
     

Embraceable You
Gershwin Arrangements 9 (of 13)
1987-1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To Beatrice Cockburn on her first birthday.’ fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with nos. 1, 5, 7, 10-13). From Girl Crazy (1930).
     

Waiting for the sun to come out
Gershwin Arrangements 10 (of 13)
1987
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To Anne Bolger.’ fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 1, 5, 7, 9, 11-13). From The Sweetheart Shop (1920).
     

Innocent Ingénue Baby
Gershwin Arrangements 11 (of 13)
1987
Forces:
Duration: 4 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To Peter Kite.’ fp: 10.11.87 BMIC, London. Composer (with 1-8). From Our Nell (1922) Gershwin/William Daly.
     

"Blah, blah, blah"
Gershwin Arrangements 12 (of 13)
1988
Forces:
Duration: 2 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
‘To Pierre Audi.’ fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 1, 5, 7, 9-11, 13). From Delicious (1931).
     

Boy Wanted
Gershwin Arrangements 13 (of 13)
1988
Forces:
Duration: 3 Work No.: 132
Publisher: OUP
(No dedication) fp: 30.6.88 Union Chapel, Almeida Festival, London. Composer (with 1, 5, 7, 9-12). From A Dangerous Maid (1921).
     

Lylyly li
Title: imitated from Joseph Beuys exhibit in the Landsmuseum’ Darmstadt..
1988-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 8 Work No.: 136
Publisher: OUP
‘For James Clapperton.’ fp: 15.4.89 Buffalo, NY, USA. James Clapperton. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
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Wee Saw Footprints
plus appendix of four teaching pieces and juvenilia
1986-1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 15 Work No.: 137
Publisher: OUP
fp: 21.5.91 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Pimmel
1988-1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 141
Publisher: OUP
‘For Chris Newman.’ fp: 4.11.89 Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Nicolas Hodges. Title: (German child’s slang) - ‘Penis’ Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
     

Stanley Stokes, East Street 1836
Title: after persecuted Brighton homosexual.
1989-1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 142
Publisher: OUP
fp (first version): 15.7.89 BMIC, London. Composer. fp (final version): 4.10.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on Dies Irae from Berlioz’s ‘Grande Messe des Morts’ Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
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More Gershwin
8 arrangements: may be performed separately
1989-1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 34 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
earlier versions and supplementary material also available, not OUP. ‘For Joanna MacGregor.’ fp: 10 May 1990, BMIC, London. Composer. Based on songs by George Gershwin.
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Limehouse Nights
More Gershwin 1 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Joanna MacGregor.’ From Morris Gest Midnight Whirl (1919).
     

"Wait a bit, Susie"
More Gershwin 2 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Joanna MacGregor.’ From Primrose (1924).
     

I’d Rather Charleston
More Gershwin 3 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Joanna MacGregor.’ From Lady be Good (1926).
     

Isn’t it Wonderful!
More Gershwin 4 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Joanna MacGregor.’ From Primrose (1924).
     

Nobody but You
More Gershwin 5 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Emma Slade and Jonathan Cross, on their engagement.’ From Sweet Little Devil (1924).
     

Swanee
More Gershwin 6 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘Friedrich Hommel-zum 60ste Geburtstag.’ From Capitol Theatre Review/Demi-Tasse (1919).
     

Someone Believes in You
More Gershwin 7 (of 8)
1989
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Neil Brown - on his 21st Birthday.’ From La, la Lucille (1919).
     

Nashville Nightingale
More Gershwin 8 (of 8)
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 144
Publisher: OUP
‘For Andrew Worton-Steward.’ From Nifties of 1923.
     

Sometimes I...
Title: from Negro Spiritual ‘Sometimes I feel like a motherless child’
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 146
Publisher: OUP
‘For Geoffrey Hannan.’ fp: 10.5.90 Winchester. Geoffrey Hannan. Written for Children in Need charity concert. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 12 Work No.: 147
Publisher: OUP
‘To Joanna MacGregor.’ fp: 1990 BBC early evening concert. Joanna MacGregor. Arrangement of song from ‘Showboat’ by Jerome Kern.
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Two of Us
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 148
Publisher: Composer
‘For Aki Takahashi.’ fp: 1990 Buffalo, USA. Aki Takahashi. Arrangement of song by Lennon & McCartney.
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My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose
Title: afer Burns poem of same name.
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 153
Publisher: OUP
‘To Philip [Adams].’ Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
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De toutes flours
1990
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 154
Publisher: OUP
‘For Philip [Adams].’ Based on Machaut work of same name. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

How dear to me
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 155
Publisher: OUP
‘For P[hilip Adams].’ From ‘The Irish Song Book’ Air No. 37 (1895). Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
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William Billings
1990-1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 156
Publisher: OUP
‘For James Clapperton’s 22nd Birthday.’ fp: 27.1.91 Maastricht, Netherlands. James Clapperton Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2.
     

Vanèn
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 157
Publisher: OUP
‘For Frits and Nanny Vanèn.’ fp: 3.2.91 Hilversum, Netherlands. Composer.
     

Rossini
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 158
Publisher: OUP
‘To Father Gordon O’Loughlin.’ fp: 18.2.93 BMIC, London. Ian Pace. Based on Idreno’s Aria ‘E se ancor libero’ - Semiramide Act I. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

There never were such hard times before
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 166
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Cornelius Cardew.’ fp: 13.12.91 Purcell Room, London. Composer. Based on English folk-song of same name. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

French Piano
Title: After Chris Newman drawing of same name.
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 6 Work No.: 167
Publisher: OUP
‘For Lesley Young.’ fp: 1995, BMIC, London. Michael Blake. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Willow Willow
1991
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 168
Publisher: OUP
‘For Philip [Adams].’ Based on English folk-song of same name.
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Nine Romantics
1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 25 Work No.: 169
Publisher: OUP
‘For Rolf Hind.’ fp: 1.5.92 Aarhus, Denmark. Rolf Hind. Bears no relation to withdrawn work with same title.
     

New Perspectives on Old Complexity
1990-1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5 Work No.: 170
Publisher: OUP
‘For Perspectives of New Music.’ fp: 21.4.94 BMIC, London. Ian Pace. Based on Sanctus super ‘Da gaudiorum premia’ - John Dunstable; Contrapunctus I (Die Kunst der Fuge) - J. S. Bach; Je tremble en voyant ton visage (Le Promen
     

Cibavit eos
1991-1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 171
Publisher: OUP
‘For The Musical Times Mozart Issue.’ fp: 3.12.91 Sussex University, Brighton. Composer. Based on Mozart’s antiphon of same name, K. 44 (73u). Published in The Musical Times, 1992. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Poor Stuff
1991-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 172
Publisher: OUP
in preparation
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Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein
1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 173
Publisher: OUP
fp: 1.10.92 BMIC, London. Nicolas Hodges. Based on the Chorale-Prelude by J S Bach BWV. 668. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

A solis ortus cardine
1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 176
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Olivier Messiaen.’ fp: 1992 Bratislava. Composer.
     

John Cage
1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 179
Publisher: OUP
‘In Memory of John Cage.’ fp: 1992 Dartington Summer School. Composer. Based on fragment of music by Grieg and Satie. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Cozy Fanny’s Tootsies
1992
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 180
Publisher: OUP
‘Christmas Greeting to Friends.’ fp: 10.5.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on Mozart’s opera ‘Cosi Fan Tutti’
     

What the meadow-flowers tell me
1993
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 182
Publisher: OUP
‘A Valentine for Philip [Adams].’ fp: 23.8.93 Seoul, Korea. Composer. Based on material from Mahler, Symphony No. 3.
     

Folklore
in four sections, may be performed separately
1993-1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 72 Work No.: 184
Publisher: OUP
fp: 1.12.94 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

Folklore 2
1993-1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 28 Work No.: 184
Publisher: OUP
‘For Sir Michael Tippett.’ fp: 27.6.94 Sofia, Bulgaria. Composer. Includes Haen and Let him answer yes or no (both withdrawn). Based on piobaireachd, Rumanian, Chinese and English folk music and Negro spiritual ‘Deep River’&q
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Folklore 3
1993-1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 20 Work No.: 184
Publisher: OUP
‘For Brian Ferneyhough on his 50th Birthday.’ fp: 22.10.93 Taipei, Taiwan. Composer. Includes Hier J’ai Recontré (withdrawn). Based on piobaireachd. French, Serbian and Swedish folk music.
     

Folklore 4
1993-1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 12 Work No.: 184
Publisher: OUP
‘For Rodney Lister.’ fp: 11.2.94 University of Sussex, Brighton. Composer. Based on Indian, Korean, Chinese folk music, Rodney Lister ‘The Stones’, Sousa marches and Negro spiritual ‘Deep River’
     

The larger heart, the kindlier hand
Title: from Tennyson poem.
1993
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 186
Publisher: OUP
‘In celebration of Justin Connolly's 60th Birthday.’ fp: 14.4.93 BMIC, London. Composer.
     

...desde que naçe
1993
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 188
Publisher: OUP
‘For the ISCM World Music Days in Mexico City.’ fp: 22.11.93, Mexico City, Mexico. Composer. Based on the Villancico ‘Los que fueren de buen gusto’ by Francisco de Vidales (c. 1630-1702). Published in OUP volume CSPP2. Collec
     

Yvaroperas
5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 9 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Yvar Mikhashoff.’ fp: 10.6.94 (1-4 only) Almeida Theatre, London. Composer. fp (complete): 4.10.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
     

Yvaropera 1
of 5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Yvaropera 2
of 5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
Based on ‘The Sun, whose rays...’ from Arthur Sullivan, The Mikado. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Yvaropera 3
of 5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Yvaropera 4
of 5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
Based on ‘Je crois entendre encore’ from Bizet, Les Pêcheurs de Perles. Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Yvaropera 5
of 5 pieces
1993-1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 189
Publisher: OUP
fp: 22.6.96 Royal College of Music, London. Based on material from Arthur Sullivan, Iolanthe. Included in ‘Spectrum’ published by ABRSM (1996).
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Ethel Smyth
1995
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 196
Publisher: OUP
fp: 26.10.95 Durham University. Composer.
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Violet, Slingsby, Guy and Lionel
22 short pieces for beginners and their teachers. Title: from story by Edward Lear.
1994-1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 18 Work No.: 198
Publisher: OUP
fp: 4.10.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
     

Tracey and Snowy in Köln
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 199
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Tracey Chadwell’ fp: 14.3.96 Chapel Royal, Brighton. Composer.
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Honky Blues
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 4 Work No.: 200
Publisher: OUP
‘For Marcel Worms.’ fp: 11.1.97 Bimhuis, Amsterdam. Marcel Worms.
     

Georghi Tutev
1996-2002
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 6 Work No.: 201
Publisher: OUP
‘To Mara Chapanova, in memory of Georghi Tutev.’ fp: 17.6.96 Musica Nova, Sofia, Bulgaria. Composer.
     

23 Tangos
1968-1998
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 45 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
can be performed separately
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Tango 1
part of 23 Tangos
1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Belkiss Carneiro de Mendon_a.’ fp: 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace
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Tango 2
part of 23 Tangos
1968-1969
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
fp: 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tango 3
part of 23 Tangos
1962
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
fp: 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tango 4
part of 23 Tangos
1983-1984
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
fp: date and venue unknown. Yvar Mikhashoff.
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Tango 5
part of 23 Tangos
1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Richard Steele.’ fp: 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tango 6
part of 23 Tangos
1976
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
fp: 29.2.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tango 7
part of 23 Tangos
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Colin Matthews.’ fp: 10.5.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tango 8
part of 23 Tangos
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Paul Driver.’ fp: 10.5.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on songs of Sibelius.
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Tango 9
part of 23 Tangos
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Elliott Schwartz on his 60th birthday.’ fp: 11.12.96 BMIC, London. Composer..
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Tango 10
part of 23 Tangos
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 206
Publisher: OUP
‘For Howard Skempton (to honour his 50th birthday).’ fp: 5.12.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Tu me dirais
1996
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.: 208
Publisher: OUP
‘In memory of Elizabeth Abercrombie.’ fp: 5.12.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on Cécile Chaminade song of same name.
     

Title: from Sussex folk-song set by George Butterworth
-1996
Forces:
Duration: [Oxford] Work No.:
Publisher:
‘An ‘encore’ for the concluding concert in Ian Pace’s series of ‘The C
     

Elephant
1994
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.: 191
Publisher: OUP
‘For Luk.’ fp: 4.10.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace.
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Cielo pietoso, rendila a questo core
Verdi Transcription, fragment a
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.:
Publisher: UMP
fp: 26.1.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on fragment from Simon Boccanegra (Act 2).
     

La Traviata
Verdi Transcription Fragment b
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.:
Publisher: UMP
fp: 26.1.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on music from La Traviata (Act 1).
     

Vi fu in Palestina
Verdi Transcription Fragment c
Forces: solo piano
Duration: Work No.:
Publisher: UMP
fp: 26.1.96 Conway Hall, London. Ian Pace. Based on fragment from Aroldo (Finale Act 1).
     

The Chinese Bridge
1950
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 0 3 Work No.:
Publisher: Composer
probably lost
     

Juvenilia
"five pieces: Valse Burlesque, Tambourin, Air and Variation, Preambule, Vêpres"
1953-1958
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 5-6 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
Published in ‘Wee saw footprints’
     

Polskie Tance Op. 32
"Four pieces: Kujawiak-Kozak, Kozak-Drobny, Kujawiak, Zbójnicki"
1955-1962
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 1 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
     

Two Mazurkas Op. 142
1957
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
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Two Pasodobles
No. 1 ‘In memory of Isaac Albeniz’ Title: Spanish dance in duple tune.
1959
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 1
     

Vieux Nöel Op. 59 No 2
1958
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 2 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
Collected shorter piano pieces, vol. 2
     

Romance (with Intermezzo)
1960
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 3 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
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History of Photography in Sound
in 11 sections
1996
Forces: solo piano, or as ‘installation’ with video, slides and film
Duration: 320 Work No.:
Publisher: OUP
     

Ives - Grainger - Nancarrow
1974-1980
Forces: solo piano
Duration: 14 Work No.: 33
Publisher: Composer / Edition Modern
     

meeting is pleasure, parting a grief
1996
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 1 Work No.: 209
Publisher:
     

The History of Photography in Sound
1995-2001
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 330 Work No.: 210
Publisher: OUP
     

Enough
2001
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 17 Work No.: 231
Publisher: Tre media
     

Deux Airs de Geneviève de Brabant(Erik Satie)
2001
Forces: piano solo
Duration: Work No.: 232
Publisher:
     

Edward
2002
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 2 Work No.: 246
Publisher: OUP
     

Joh.Seb.Bach
2003
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 3 Work No.: 254
Publisher:
     

Erscheinen ist der herrliche Tag
2003
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 3 Work No.: 263
Publisher:
     

One Minute W...
2006
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 1 Work No.: 288
Publisher: Cadenza Music
     

First Political Agenda
i. Wrong place, wrong time. ii. Is there any future for new music? iii. You know what kind of sense
1989-2006
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 11 Work No.: 290
Publisher: Tre Media
     

Zwei Deutsche mit Coda
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 8 Work No.: 293
Publisher: Tre Media
     

Second Political Agenda
2000-2008
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 60 Work No.: 310
Publisher: Tre Media (partly)
     

ERIK SATIE like anyone else
Part 1 of Second Political Agenda
2000-2008
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 21 Work No.: 310
Publisher:
Part 1 of Second Political Agenda
     

Mit Arnold Schoenberg
Part 1 of Second Political Agenda
2000-2008
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 19 Work No.: 310
Publisher:
Part 2 of Second Political Agenda
     

SKRYABIN in itself
Part 1 of Second Political Agenda
2000-2008
Forces: piano solo
Duration: 20 Work No.: 310
Publisher: Tre Media
Part 3 of Second Political Agenda
     

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