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WORKS

Published

 

View Christopher's Brass Band Series where his most popular and recent works for brass band are available to purchase.

 

View Christopher's Brass Chamber Series where a collection of his brass chamber music is available to purchase.

 

For Lest We Forget (brass band), Eminence (brass quartet) and Proficiency (tenor horn & piano), please visit Prima Vista Music.

 

For Equinox (euphonium quartet), please visit Stainer & Bell.

 

 

Orchestral

 

(2014) Imagine! - Orchestra & Spoken Voices

Commissioned by Land's End, of Heritage Attractions as the soundtrack for their summer season of fireworks displays 'Magic in the Skies'. The first live performance was given at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, May 2014

 

(2013) Nexus: Trombone Concerto - Trombone & Orchestra

Premiered by Stephen Sykes and orchestra at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, February 2013

 

(2012) The Devil of Steam - Orchestra

Rehearsed and recorded at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, May 2012

 

(2012) Flight 93 - Chamber Orchestra

Premiered by the Welsh Sinfonia, March 2012

 

 

Brass Band

 

(2015) Aristotle's Air

Written for & Commissioned by Cory Band

Premiered as part of their winning performance at Brass in Concert, November 2015

Winner of the prize for Best New Composition or Arrangement

 

(2015) Sprites & Flares

Written for & Commissioned by Leyland Band

Premiered as part of their performance at Brass in Concert, November 2015

 

(2015) Showcase - Cornet Solo with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Tom Hutchinson & Cory Band

Recorded by Tom Hutchinson & Cory Band, July 2015

 

(2015) Song of the Night Sky - Cornet Solo with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Tom Hutchinson & Cory Band

Recorded by Tom Hutchinson & Cory Band, June 2015

 

(2015) The Fire & the Phoenix - Trombone Solo with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Brett Baker

Recorded by Brett Baker & Flowers Band, June 2015

 

(2015) Of Wind & Weeping - Flugel Horn Solo with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by David James and Tongwynlais Temperance Band

Premiered at the Welsh Open Entertainment Contest, February 2015

 

(2014) Bestowal of a Century - Tenor Horn Concerto with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Lowenna Taylor

Premiered by Lowenna Taylor & Cornwall Youth Brass Band, December 2014

 

(2014) Lest We Forget

Written for and commissioned by Dr. Robert Childs and Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Premiered as part of their winning performance at Brass in Concert, November 2014

 

(2013) A New Dawn - Tenor Horn Solo with Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Owen Farr

Premiered by Owen Farr & Cornwall Youth Brass Band, December 2013

 

(2013) Elixir of Youth

Written for and premiered at 'Brass for Heroes' charity concert, Huddersfield

 

(2013) The Puffing Devil - Massed Brass Bands & Children’s Choirs

Written for and commissioned by Camborne Trevithick Day Committee

Premiered by Camborne Town, Camborne Youth, Lanner & District Silver, Helston Town, Pendennis Brass & Heyl Town Bands with children from seven local schools – April 2013

 

(2013) Trevithick - March for Brass Band

Written for and commissioned by Camborne Trevithick Day Committee

Premiered by Camborne Town, Camborne Youth, Lanner, Helston Town, Pendennis Brass & Heyl Town Bands – April 2013

 

(2012) Fanfare of a Nation

Recorded by Camborne Youth Band on their CD release ‘A Bit of Cornish’, November 2012

Performed by Black Dyke Band at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, March 2013

 

(2011) Time Eternal

Premiered by Pontarddulais Town Band, June 2012

 

(2010) Behold the Power of God

Written for and premiered by the Cornwall Youth Brass Band, April 2010

 

(2009) Xylophonics - Xylophone Solo with Brass Band

Written for and premiered by Jeremy Meddows-Taylor and the Camborne Youth Band, July 2009

 

(2009) Golden Years

Written for, commissioned by, and premiered by the Cornwall Youth Brass Band, April 2009

 

 

Chamber

 

(2015) Gothic Fantasy - Brass Quintet

Written for and premiered by Quintet Coch, RWCMD, May 2015

 

(2015) Spiral Dreams - Trombone Quartet

Written for and commissioned by Bone Appétit

Premiered at St John's Smith Square, London, February 2015

 

(2012) Islands in the Sky - Euphonium Quartet

Commissioned by and premiered by Euphony Euphonium Quartet as part of their winning performance at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference in Linz, Austria, June 2012

 

(2012) The Royal Diamond Jubilee Fanfare - Brass Dectet

Commissioned by the Greater Gwent Music Support Service for the Greater Gwent Youth Brass Ensemble – premiered in Ebbw Vale in the presence of HM Queen Elizabeth II & The Duke of Edinburgh, April 2012

 

(2012) Dynamite! - Mixed Cornet & Trumpet Ensemble

Commissioned by Richard Marshall for the 2012 Black Dyke Brass Festival, May 2012

 

(2012) Mythical Tales - Brass Quintet

Written for and premiered by Taff Brass Quintet, RWCMD, January 2012

 

(2011) Equinox - Euphonium Quartet

Written for and premiered by Euphony Euphonium Quartet, with further performances at the 2012 RNCM Festival of Brass, Wales Millennium Centre, the Brucknerhaus Concert Hall – Austria, and winning a publishing contract with Stainer & Bell

 

(2011) Bute Park in the Dark - Small Sinfonietta

Premiered at St Teilos Church, Cardiff, June 2011

 

(2011) Spark! - Brass Quintet

Winning entry in the ‘Fine Arts Brass’ fanfare competition and was subsequently premiered by the group in the then new Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff, July 2011

 

(2011) Eminence - Brass Quartet

Written for, commissioned by, and premiered by Eminence Brass Quartet

Subsequently recorded on their CD release ‘Jewels’, July 2011

 

(2010) Mont Cenis - Brass Quintet

Premiered at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, April 2011

 

(2009) Hungarian Jungle Dance - Violin, Flute, Clarinet, Cello & Piano

Performed and recorded at the Purcell School of Music, August 2009

 

 

Vocal

 

(2013) The Breath of Sleeping Boys - Solo Baritone & Percussion Ensemble

Premiered by Roland Harrad & members of the RWCMD Percussion Ensemble, May 2014

 

(2011) The Arrival of the Bee Box - Solo Mezzo-Soprano, Violin, Flute, Clarinet, Cello & Piano

Performed and recorded by Hannah Poulsom, Cardiff, January 2012

 

(2011) The Ocean - SATB Chorus & Marimba

Premiered by Cor Cyfoes Choir & Harriet Riley, Cardiff, November 2011

 

(2009) The Angel - Solo Soprano & Piano

Premiered by Rebecca Merritt, Cornwall, July 2009

 

(2007) The Tiger - Solo Mezzo-Soprano, Oboe, Clarinet, Viola & Cello

Performed and recorded by Alison Wells, Monkton Coombe School, Bath, August 2007

 

(2004) Dear Mr. Examiner - Solo Mezzo-Soprano & String Quartet

Premiered and recorded by Alison Wells at Cotehele House, Cornwall, August 2004

 

 

Solo

 

(2015) Caliban's Dream - Solo multi set-up percussion

Written for and premiered by Samuel Jowett, RWCMD, May 2014

 

(2012) Ignite! - Trumpet & Piano

Written for and commissioned by James Symington, December 2012

 

(2012) Metamorphosis - Classical Guitar

Written for and commissioned by Thomas Morgan, December 2012

 

(2011) Proficiency - Tenor Horn & Piano

Written for and commissioned by Owen Farr, January 2011

 

(2008) Regency - Cornet & Piano

 

(2005) Ocean Deep - Solo Piano