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List of Compositions by Garry Wilkinson

Here is a list of compositions by Garry Wilkinson with notable performances. Titles in bold link to publications.

Several audio performances are available on Garry Wilkinson’s Soundcloud and YouTube channels

Instrumental – The Constellations Series

 Constellations Set I for Violin and Piano – Eleven graded pieces inspired by the night sky
Constellations Set II for Brass and Piano – Eight graded pieces inspired by the night sky
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 – Nine graded studies for Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn or Euphonium
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
Exotic Birds – 24 Flourishes for Solo Violin (Original Solo Repertoire Series)
Exotic Birds – 24 Flourishes for Solo Viola (Original Solo Repertoire Series)
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1996) with Piano reduction by the composer (2021)
Messiaeniana – Organ Solo Fantastique – Nicholas Arden – 2003 – Sherborne Abbey
Oiseaux d’eau – Piano solo – (recital diploma repertoire)
Piano Portraits – 24 Vignettes in Diverse Styles
Piano Escapades of Mister Maguffin™ – Illustrated Album for the Young (with Artwork by Amori)
Yachts – On Galway Bay for Solo Piano
8 Pieces of Eight – Suite for Solo Oboe or Solo Saxophone
Sonata for Cor Anglais and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne BSR – 1987
Suite d’Amore – Suite for Oboe d’Amore and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne BSR – 1988
Tcherepniniana – for Bass Trombone and Piano

 

 Concert Band

Fanfare for Wind, Brass and Percussion – Taupo Concert Band – New Zealand – 2006

 

List of compositions for Orchestra:

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
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)                                                                                            – The combined Sherborne Orchestras conducted by the composer
Tom Sawyer’s Treasure Adventure – for Orchestra – with narration 

It is a delightful piece!” – Trent Rash, Executive Director, The Missouri Symphony Orchestra.

 

List of  compositions for Chamber ensembles:

Chamber Music

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.
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.
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.
Flute Quartet in 4 movements
Music for Flute, Violin and Viola (five short movements)
Romance – Double Bass Solo and String Orchestra
Vestalia – Ballet movement for chamber orchestra (based on earlier themes)
 List of compositions for voice:

Solo 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

 Choral

Adeste Fidelis – Choir, Audience Participation and Orchestra – 2002 performances by The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under William Slogrove and Singers, and Richard Hickox and BSO Chorus- Sherborne Abbey and Poole Lighthouse Theatre. 
Choric Song – for Choir and Organ – in memoriam James Harding – Sherborne Chamber Choir 2002

Five Ovations: Occasional Songs for Choir and Organ

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

 Musical Theatre

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

 

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