List of Compositions by Garry Wilkinson
Here is a list of compositions by Garry Wilkinson with links to performances, posts and publications.
Instrumental – The Constellations Series
41 unique and original compositions inspired by the night sky
Constellations Set I for Violin and Piano – Eleven graded pieces inspired by the night sky
Constellations Set II for Brass and Piano – Eleven graded pieces inspired by the night sky
Taurus the Bull from Constellations Set II – Trumpet Grade 7 Audio
Listen to Andrew Crowley perform this popular, showcase trumpet piece. Click on the audio button below.
Constellations Set III for Descant Recorder and Piano – Ten graded pieces inspired by the night sky.
Constellations Set IV for Flute and Piano – Nine graded pieces inspired by the night sky.
Instrumental – Miscellaneous
Abschied Lied – for Oboe and Piano
Astronotes – Ten graded studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn or Euphonium
Seven of the pieces are in grade syllabuses. Listen to all ten pieces on YouTube.
Berceuse – for Cor Anglais and Piano
But There Is Always Ice Cream – Mister Maguffin™ Piano Series (with illustrations by Amori)
Cool Cat Clarinet – Ten graded jazz pieces for Clarinet and Piano
Creative Visualisation – Mood music for relaxation (compact disc recording)
Exotic Birds – 24 Flourishes for Solo Viola (Original Solo Repertoire Series)
Five Amori Paintings (2023) – Piano Solo – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1996) with Piano reduction by the composer (2021) – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma
Irish Airs for Celtic (lever) Harp – versions for E flat and C tuning (UMP Ltd.)
Messiaeniana – Organ Solo Fantastique – Nicholas Arden – 2003 – Sherborne Abbey
Oiseaux d’eau – Piano solo – (recital diploma repertoire) – Listed as repertoire for ATCL recital diploma.
Piano Portraits includes the popular works, Jazzin’ Grace, Trick Cyclist and Oiseaux d’eau. Read the post about Piano Portraits.
Piano Escapades of Mister Maguffin™ – Illustrated Album for the Young (with Artwork by Amori)
Yachts – On Galway Bay for Solo Piano
Sonata for Cor Anglais and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne 1987 – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma
Suite d’Amore – Suite for Oboe d’Amore and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne 1988
Tcherepniniana – for Bass Trombone and Piano
Fanfare for Wind, Brass and Percussion – Taupo Concert Band – New Zealand – 2006
List of compositions for Orchestra:
Bon Voyage – Orchestra – Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Patrick Shelley – Sherborne Abbey 1986 presented by the BBC’s Richard Baker and The Orchestra of Cambridge University conducted by Dominic Wheeler
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra – Karen Evans and Sherborne Community Orchestra – 1997 – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma
Diplomatic Bag – Orchestral Segments
Morte d’Arthur – for Orchestra with Narration based on the poem by Tennyson – SSSO conducted by Ian Davies 1995
Observatory Suite for Orchestra – composed for the inauguration concert of the SSG Telescope – SSSO – 1993
Spirits – Concert Suite for orchestra – First Prize in the BMIMF (South Korea) orchestral music competition – 2017
Symphony No. 1 for Orchestra
Symphony No. 2 for Large Orchestra – premiered at St. John’s, Smith Square, London (1998)
“Lucidity of thematic material is a unifying force across four movements . . . Imaginative orchestral perception.” – Roger Pope MBE FISM
“It is a delightful piece!” – Trent Rash, Executive Director, The Missouri Symphony Orchestra.
List of compositions for Chamber ensembles:
Aus Dem Dunkel – setting of the poem by Gertrud Kolmar (sung in German) – Mezzo Soprano Solo, French Horn and Piano – St. Antony’s Leweston Trio. Published by UMP Ltd.
Read the post about the trio, Aus dem Dunkel
Citadel of Light for Violin and Piano. Winning composition of the 2021 Inaugural West Wicklow Festival composition competition. Premiered by Phoebe White (Violin) and Peter Regan (Piano) published by UMP Ltd.
“So many opportunities for creating atmosphere.” – Phoebe White and Peter Regan
Cloudplay – (Seven Ceylon Skies) Septet for the Kokoro Ensemble of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – 2013 Maxime Tortelier at The Poole Lighthouse Theatre. Published by UMP Ltd.
Music for Flute, Violin and Viola (five short movements)
Romance – Double Bass Solo and String Orchestra
List of compositions for voice:
How Should I Your True Love Know – from Shakespeare’s Hamlet – composed for the Sherborne Castle Production 1995
Tomorrow Is Saint Valentine’s Day – from Shakespeare’s Hamlet – composed for the Sherborne Castle Production 1995
O Mistress Mine – from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night – voice and piano
Evening Rest – from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings – voice and piano
Ring Out Ye Bells! – text by P. L. Dunbar – A Christmas carol for solo voice or congregational singing and piano
Look Out! – from ‘A Children’s Pantomime’
Aint Nowt So Queer As Folk – from ‘A Children’s Pantomime’
Campfires In The Sky – Soprano Solo and Piano – from the oratorio, The Starry Messenger
To The Moon – Alto Solo and Piano – from the oratorio, The Starry Messenger
Tamburlaine – Tenor Solo and Piano – from the oratorio, The Starry Messenger
If All Be Governed By Moving Stars – Bass Solo and Piano – from the oratorio, The Starry Messenger
In This World – Soprano Solo and Piano
Look At Me – Alto Solo and Piano
Black Night – Bass Solo and Piano
O Come All Ye Faithful – Fanfare, Introductions and Verses for Choir, Audience Participation and Orchestra – 2004 performances by The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under William Slogrove and Singers, and Richard Hickox and BSO Chorus- Sherborne Abbey and Poole Lighthouse Theatre.
In Memoriam – James Harding – for Choir and Organ – Sherborne Chamber Choir 2002
Irish Blessing – Irish Traditional text – for Choir and Organ – Choir of St. Stephen’s Church, Birmingham – 2010
Locomotion – setting of the poem by William Sainsbury for a cappella Choir
Offal Court Song (Prince and The Pauper) for Choir
Starry Messenger – Oratorio for Solo Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass, Choir and Orchestra
Sweet Sleep – for a capella choir
Traleralera – An Armistice Christmas Carol (German and English) for Choir and Organ
Goldilocks and the Three Bears – A Children’s Orchestral Play
Code Crackers – A Comedy Musical in 2 Acts – Soloists, Choir, Orchestra and Big Band
Currently under revision. Here is a sample medley from the original version with Lucy Mervik, Stephanie Myatt, Andrew Westwood, James Ottaway, Charlie Cox et al – 2000