Tuba Sonata mvt 1
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Tuba Sonata mvt 1

This is the first movement of my Tuba Sonata. I have been reworking it for the last few months and think that it is ok. (not for me to judge). The music is available to download for free at my website www.thewrittennote.co.uk I hope you enjoy it. It was written for a talented Tuba player […]

Colours of the forth blue (2nd movement)
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Colours of the forth blue (2nd movement)

This is the second movement of a harp Quartet, that I wrote in 2011. (the picture is by Adam Wilson http://www.flickr.com/people/adamwilson/) The piece is for 4 lever harps arranged in a circle with the audience around them. This particular recording is sadly off the computer, and as such does not give you the 3D effect […]

Colours of the Forth White (1st Movement)
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Colours of the Forth White (1st Movement)

This is the first movement of my Harp Quartet suite for 4 lever harps. White refers to the local fogs which come off the sea during warmer weather and are known as the “haar”. As in the following movements I have taken care to create a 3D sound world throughout the piece, with the sound […]

Small Piece 10
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Small Piece 10

This is another exercise in minimalism, I remember setting out to use as little material as possible. I also wanted to play with the expectations of the listener as well. It is recorded using binaural technique, so use headphones for best result. If you wish to play the piece yourself then please go to www.thewrittennote.co.uk […]

Small Piece 9
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Small Piece 9

This recording is only supposed to give you an idea of the piece which is difficult, as you will hear my playing is fairly appalling, I will attempt a better version when I have more time. Subtitled Joyce’s choice, as my wife liked this one back in the 90’s when it was written. This one […]

Small Piece 8
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Small Piece 8

This piece is in C sharp major, that mysterious key with 7 sharps. It is recorded with binaural microphones, so use headphones for best effect. If you wish a written copy of the piece or any of the pieces on YouTube, then go to my website www.thewrittennote.co.uk for free pdf file. Thank you for listening.

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