Film scores, video games and musicals

Dragon's Breath

A short game made by students at the National Film and Television School; debuted at EGX 2021.

 

In Perpetuum

A BBC young creatives project; selected for broadcast on BBC4.

The Land of Griffons

Shortlisted for Best Documentary at the GSA Student BAFTAs;  best Student Film, Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2021; best Environmental Short film, accordi@DISACCORDI International Film Festival; multiple other film festival selections.
 

Recycle

An independent short web series which has been shown at numerous international film festivals; semi-finalist in the Berlin Shorts awards and Best Web Series at the Vesuvius International Film Festival.

L'observatrice Détachée 

A short experimental animated film; official selection at RAGFF Venezia and the P

Letting Go

Short student film, selected for multiple UK film festivals.

Nice Guy - voices and instrumental band 

New musical with book and lyrics by Sam Norman, developed in partnership with Clean Slate , a  Oxfordshire based charity working with victims of abusive relationships.

Good things come - orchestral and electronics 

Feature length film by independent production company Skytail productions. Directed by Oli Warrilow. Pending release.

 

Cyrano de Bergerac - voices and orchestra 

New musical with book and lyrics by Sam Norman, based on Edmond Rostand's play of the same name. Performed in October 2017 (further details under 'Musical Theatre').

The 150 years of Malvern College- orchestral

Documentary by Spurfilm, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Malvern College. Directed by Rick Spurway.

Pawn - voices and small band

New musical with book and lyrics by Sam Norman, written for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016. 

Little White House - orchestral and electronics 

Short film by independent production company Skytail Productions. Directed by Oli Warrilow.

What Price Solitude - orchestral and electronics 

Short film by independent production company Skytail Productions. Directed by Oli Warrilow.

 

 

Choral works

A Spotless Rose - SATB - 2'10

Winner of the Sir David Willcocks Carol Competition, this piece will received its premiere by The Bach Choir at Cadogan Hall. It was recently recorded by the Luceat Choir and is on the 2021 Christmas CD.

If ye love me - SATB - 2'30

Composed for and first performed by the choir of Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, and Joe Davies, Conductor.

They Shall Grow Not Old - SATB - 1'45

A setting of an excerpt from Binyon's 'For the fallen', composed for and first performed by the choir of Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, and Joe Davies, Conductor, on Remembrance Sunday 2017.

Sicut cervus - SAATB - 2'15

Dedicated to the choir of Hertford College, Oxford

Lux aeterna - SATB - 2'45 

In memory of Rafa Baptista

The Earth is the Lord's - SATB - 2' approx

A setting of the first two verses of Psalm 24, composed for and first performed by the choir of Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, and Joe Davies, Conductor 

 

Ave Regina Caelorum - SSAATTBB - 2'30 

Preces and responses - SATB - 4' approx 

Dedicated to the choir of Hertford College, Oxford

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - SSAATTBB - 4' (Magnificat), 2'30 (Nunc dimittis)

O Magnum Mysterium - SATB - 2'45" 

Composed for the 150th anniversary of Malvern College. First performed by the Malvern College Chamber Choir, 2015, under direction of Jonathan Brown. Arrangement for Concert Band commissioned by the Wayne State University Concert Band under direction of Joseph Dobos.

O Nata Lux - SSAATTBB - 2'30" 

Quem Pastores Laudavere - SAATB - 3' 

 

Orchestral concert works

Suite for String Orchestra - 9'30"

Composed for and first performed by the Bloxham School String Orchestra, 2018.

Exodus - 5'30"

Composed for and first performed by the Bloxham School Orchestra, 2018.

Divergence - 8'30" 

Winner of the 2017 OUMS (Oxford University Music Society) Composition Competition. Premiere performance given by the Oxford University Sinfonietta.

Transfiguration - 5'30"

Composed for and first performed by the Hertford College Orchestra, 2015.

Sinfonietta in F - 3'45" 

Festive Fanfare - 3'30" 

Sinfonietta in D flat - 7'30" 

 

Concert works (other ensembles)

O Magnum Mysterium - Concert Band - 2'45

Arrangement of an original choral work (details above). 

Arrangement for Concert Band commissioned by the Wayne State University Concert Band under direction of Joseph Dobos.

 

Nocturne - Piano - 4'30 
 

Metamorphoseis en Metamorphosei - String quartet - 12' 

Sarabande - Clarinet, Harp, Tuned percussion, Cello - 4'30

Aftermath - Solo voice (high) and piano - 4' 

Setting of Seigfried Sassoon's poem, 'Aftermath'.

Nocturne in D flat - Piano - 4'20" *

Dedicated to Iain Sloan, former director of music at Malvern college.

Andante et Scherzo - Flute and piano - 6' 

Psalm Prelude - Organ - 5'30"

Composed for and first performed by James Furniss-roe at Royal Holloway, University of London, 2015. A reflection upon the text of psalm 42, verse 1, in reverence to H. Howells.

Sunset - Flute, Clarinet, Violin and Cello - 4'30" 

Composed and performed at the Sound and Music Summer School, 2013.

The Importance of Being Idle - Small jazz ensemble - 2'30" 

Apres un Reve - Solo voice (high) and piano - 3'30" 

Lamentations - Flute quartet (2 flutes, alto flute, bass flute) - 4'30" 

Composed and performed on the Sound and Music Summer School, 2012.

America - Piano - 2'30"

Runner up in the Hampstead and Highate Composition Competition, 2007. Revised 2014.