Solo vocal music


1978         Canticle 1
baritone, oboe, piano

1981         Canticle 3
medium voice, flute, piano

1983         Canticle 4
mezzo-soprano, cor anglais, piano

1992         Two Songs Of Travel
high voice, violin (or flute or clarinet) and piano (arranged from the choral cycle “Ports of Call”)

1996         At the Lighting of the Lamps
soprano, piano
(a cycle of six songs to words by Ursula Bethell,
commissioned by Judy Bellingham)

1996         Pied Beauty
soprano, piano
(commissioned by Deirdre McOnie)

1996         Two songs for a production of “Petrouchka”
medium voice, clarinet, piano
(commissioned by Mercury Bay Area School, Whitianga)

1997         No Other Heaven
tenor, guitar (or piano)
(a cycle of five New Zealand love songs, commissioned by Tony Donaldson with funding from Creative NZ)

1997         Canción de la Noche
mezzo-soprano, flute, 2 horns, and piano

1988/99    3 songs from “From Age to Age Endure”
medium voice, piano
(arranged from the choral cycle “From Age to Age Endure”)

1999         Just Desserts
medium voice, piano
(4 songs about food for young singers)

1999         3 songs for a production of “The Pied Piper”
medium voice, piano
(commissioned by the Junior School, Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland))

1999         Garbage Delight
medium voice, piano
(4 more songs about food for young singers)

1983/99    The Willow Song
medium voice, piano
(arranged from the choral cycle “3 Songs from ‘Othello’”)

1999         Three Shakespeare Lyrics
medium/high voice, piano
(arranged from the choral cycle “A Shakespeare Garland”)

2001         Sibling Rivalry
medium voice, piano
(5 songs about brothers and sisters for young singers)

2002         Out to Lunch!
medium voice, piano
(5 culinary songs for young singers)

2002         Night Songs
baritone, piano

2003         Wish You Were Here
medium voice, piano
(5 travel songs for young singers)

2004         No Room at the Inn
soprano (or tenor), piano
(4 Christmas songs)

2005         Dreams for Sale
medium voice, piano
(4 easy lullabies for young singers)

2005         Furry Friends
medium voice, piano
(5 songs about animals for young singers)

2005         Character Sketches
tenor, guitar

2005         Ask Me No More
soprano, piano

2006         Darling Johnny O
NZ folk song arranged for mezzo-soprano, piano

2007         Kiwi Stew
medium voice, piano
(4 songs on NZ texts for very young singers)

2008         The Wings of Desire
soprano, guitar

2010         You are…
mezzo-soprano, guitar

2010         Cat Suite
mezzo-soprano, piano
(3 songs about cats - commissioned by Margo Knightbridge)

2013         This Shining Night (Night Songs II)
baritone, piano