Monthly Archives: July 2011

John Philip Sousa: Liberty Bell (arr. Alan Page)

  Another recording from the same “session”. Advertisements

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Pigeons in the Lebanon (c.1988)

One evening in the late 80’s (just prior to my going on to study music seriously) a friend of mine called to say he had just bought a state of the art keyboard and wondered whether I would like to … Continue reading

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Sonata in D Major (1982) 1st Movement Part Two

The second and concluding part of this movement.

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Sonata in D Major (1982) 1st Movement Part One.

From my last piece to another of my early works. The Sonata was composed when I was 16 going on 17 and was intended as a portrayal of a conflict between faith and despair. The original idea was that the … Continue reading

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PRELUDE FOR SOLO PIANO “STANDING STONE” (2010)

As a postscript to the previous entry regarding my musical works, I attach this video of the last work I composed. There is enough in the video description to explain the title I have given it.

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Excerpt from “The Everlasting Mercy” by John Masefield

Having mentioned this amazing passage previously, I felt I should share it. Summary so far: A drunken poacher having lost a boxing match goes on a holy rampage through the town denouncing everybody and everything. Here he has encountered his … Continue reading

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“Hell Is Other People” Jean-Paul Satre (2001) ( written with Chris Hopkin)

Pre-recorded tape: “Flowerpot Men Dance number” (“Flobb dod flobbedy bop bop weeed” done in the style of one of our “big up” djs) (More realistically A.P and C.H. doing their best with Iron age recording technology). A.P. (Mindless Bimbo): Hey, … Continue reading

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