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Grim’s Ditch for Ensemble Klang and Michaela Riener

Grim’s Ditch (2018, c. 17′) was written for the Dutch new music group, Ensemble Klang, and Austrian mezzo-soprano, Michaela Riener, for a DANSOX residency with leading contemporary dancers at the JdP Music Building (St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford) on Friday 6 July 2018. The choreography is by Patricia Okenwa in collaboration with Estela Merlos and…

Biding II for cello and electronics

A response to Biding I, written for the MASH Marathon at the JdP Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford on Friday 27th January 2017 and performed by Hannah Merchant (cello). It combines electronic delays and pre-recorded samples with cello on a time-spaced score.

Life Piles Up

Listen to Life Piles Up performed by the Villiers Quartet here: This piece is a reflection on the mounds of life that pile up in our houses, on our desks and in our minds. The weight of to-do lists and pressure of deadlines in lines of sound. The first section’s rising mounds and pressurised utterances give…