Classical

Since studying composition at Bachelors and Masters level, Richard has composed and arranged music for classical instruments and ensembles.

 

“Improvisation On Sevenths” for solo trombone

This solo trombone work was written in 2002 for trombonist Barrie Webb.

 

“From The Fires Of Troy” for mixed ensemble

This work for mixed ensemble was written in 2003 for Ensemble Firebird, directed by Barrie Webb.

 

“The Water” for large choir

This work was composed in 2002 for a competitive workshop by the BBC Singers.

 

“Clockwork Themes” for wind orchestra

 

“Cold Turkey” for saxophone (or double reed) quartet and orchestra

Jazz

As an avid jazz saxophonist and pianist, Richard has arranged and composed many pieces for jazz and Latin jazz ensembles.

 

“Bop Bossa” for jazz ensemble

 

“Stomp” for jazz ensemble

 

“Rumba Suite” for Latin jazz band



Media

Richard is a creative user of music technology, in particular Avid Sibelius notation software and Ableton Live.

 

“Underworld”

An original composition for media scenes using Ableton Live Suite.

 

“Adagio”

An orchestration of Barber’s Adagio for orchestra, created using Avid Sibelius and Ableton Live Suite.

 

“Heartbeat”

This composition was created to accompany poetry written for Holocaust Memorial Day. The music was composed using Ableton Live Suite.

 

“Ave Maria”

An orchestration of Schubert’s song for orchestra, created using Avid Sibelius and Ableton Live Suite.

 

“In C” by Terry Riley

This digital version of Terry Riley’s seminal minimalist work was created using Ableton Live Suite.

 

“Her Song” by John Ireland

An orchestration of John Ireland’s song for orchestra, created using Avid Sibelius and Ableton Live Suite.