First performance by Visa Haarala (trumpet), Australian Chamber Orchestra, Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Canberra, 9 November 2019
Instrumental (solo and duo)
This largest section of the site contains solos and duos for most instruments in various combinations. The pieces range from solo piano works to a piece for carillon, a solo for sleighbells and a duo for recorder and harp.
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Once upon a time there were two brothers… (2013)
Commissioned for Sally Walker under the terms of the Albert H Maggs Prize (2012)
First performance by the Sally Walker, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne, 21 October 2013
On Reflection (2012-13)
Commissioned for the Viney-Grinberg Duo by the University of Queensland
First performance by Viney-Grinberg Duo (Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg), ABC Studio 420, Brisbane, 21 September 2014
Cradle Song (2012)
First Performance by Michele Walsh (violin), Stephen Emmerson (piano), Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, 24 August 2012
You Must Sleep, but I Must Dance (2010)
Commissioned by the University of Sydney to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
First performance by Roger Benedict (viola), Daryl Pratt (percussion), Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 17 September 2012
Thin Air (2007)
Commissioned by the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia with funds provided by the Music Teachers' Association of NSW, APRA and the Australia Council for the Arts.
First performance by Hoang Pham (piano), Sydney International Piano Competition, Seymour Centre, Sydney, 21 July 2008
The Tears of Geertje Dirx (2007)
Commissioned by Duo Stump-Linshalm
First performance by Duo Stump-Linshalm - Petra Stump and Heinz-Peter Linshalm, Alte Schmiede, Vienna, Austria, 13 June 2008
Bagpipe Music (2007)
Commissioned by Marshall McGuire
First performance by Genevieve Lacey (recorders), Marshall McGuire (harp), Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, 23 September 2007
Chorales from an Ox Life (2007)
There is another version of this piece for viola, cello and double bass
First performance by Heidi von Bernewitz (viola) and Robert Nairn (bass), Esber Recital Hall, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA, 25 March 2008
Composed for Michael Kieran Harvey as part of a fellowship from the Music Board of the Australia Council.
First performance by Michael Kieran Harvey (piano), Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Hobart, 11 October 2007