KeyboardTick Tock for solo piano: duration 9 minutes (2013, rev. 2020)
Essentially set of variations on ‘hickory dickory dock’, this challenging, physically demanding and humorous work is a tour de force for the performer, who needs a good dash of theatricality and a tongue-in-cheek attitude towards 19th century piano works too!
Elements: For harpsichord duo – reworking of 2003 piano piece, duration 6 1/2 minutes (2018)
Seven short movements exploring various aspects or characteristics of the elements of the periodic table. Written for Colchester New music call for works, and performed April 2018 by Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar. Recording available on request for interested performers
Some assembly required: For solo piano (for Clare Simmonds), (2017)
Performed by Clare in 2017, this is a work which asks the pianist to choose the fragments and physically paste together the final piece. Clare holds the only 'score'
Three inventions for harpsichord: duration 6 minutes (2016)
Three short inventions structured along the lines of Bach's 2-part inventions, with contemporary style and tonality. Requires double-manual keyboard – tricky!
Ländlisches Lied: In 3 short movements, for two low-to –mid grade piano players at the same piano., duration 5-6 minutes (2013)
Each movement has one tricky element (e.g. playing very slowly together); each is a description of nature inspired by fragments of text from Emanuel von Geibel. Ideal for an introduction to contemporary style. 3rd section requires toy hand-bells or triangle, or similar.
Less Than a Minute Sonata: Solo piano (for Daniel Becker), duration 1 minute (2004)
Very fast, requiring significant physicality in performance – a three-movement piece lasting a total of a minute.
Elements: Piano suite, duration c. 12 minutes (2003)
9 tiny pieces representing various aspects or characteristics of the elements of the periodic table. Later arranged for two harpsichords.
Butterfly Rag: Piano solo, duration 3 ½ minutes (1999)
A new rag completely in the style and structure of Scott Joplin.