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List of Compositions by Garry Wilkinson

Here is a list of compositions by Garry Wilkinson with links to performances, posts and publications.

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

Instrumental – The Constellations Series

40 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 – Ten 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.

Listen to the complete Descant Recorder album with extra play-along piano accompaniments on YouTube

Follow the scrolling score of Constellations for Descant Recorder on the publisher’s website.

Constellations Set IV for Flute and Piano – Nine graded pieces inspired by the night sky.

Follow the scrolling score with live performances of Constellations Set IV for Flute and Piano.

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

Lilac Lynx Trinity Initial Grade Exam Listen to the Audio Demo on YouTube

Purple Panther Trinity Grade 2 Exam Listen to the Audio Demo on YouTube

Twilight Tiger Trinity Grade 3 Exam Listen to the Audio Demo on YouTube

Creative Visualisation – Mood music for relaxation (compact disc recording)

Enchanted Isle – 12 Irish Folk Song arrangements for bowed strings and piano

Read the post about Enchanted Isle for Double Bass and Piano

Exotic Birds – 24 Flourishes for Solo Violin (Original Solo Repertoire Series)
Exotic Birds – 24 Flourishes for Solo Viola (Original Solo Repertoire Series)
Five Amori Paintings (2023) – Piano Solo – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma.

Read the post about Five Amori Paintings

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1996) with Piano reduction by the composer (2021)
– Repertoire for LTCL recital diploma

Read the post about the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Irish Airs for Celtic (lever) Harp – versions for E flat and C tuning (UMP Ltd.)

Read the post about Irish Airs Harp

Messiaeniana – Organ Solo Fantastique – Nicholas Arden – 2003 – Sherborne Abbey
Oiseaux d’eau – Piano solo – (recital diploma repertoire)Repertoire for ATCL recital diploma.

Oiseaux d’eau LIVE ATCL Recital Diploma performance on YouTube

Oiseaux d’eau Trinity ATCL Recital Diploma Examination Audio Demo

View a concert performance of Oiseaux d’eau

Piano Portraits – 24 Vignettes in Diverse Styles

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
8 Pieces of Eight – Suite for Solo Oboe or Solo Saxophone (includes Grades 4 and 5 pieces)

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AUDIO DEMO

Scuttlebug Trinity Grade 4 Exam Audio Demo

Catch Trinity Grade 5 Exam Audio Demo

Sonata for Cor Anglais and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne 1987 – Repertoire for LTCL recital diploma

Read the post and BDRS magazine article about the Sonata for Cor Anglais and Piano

Suite d’Amore – Suite for Oboe d’Amore and Piano – Elizabeth Jacoby and the composer – Sherborne 1988
Tcherepniniana – for Bass Trombone and Piano

Read the full post about Tcherepniniana

 

 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 – Listed as repertoire for LTCL recital diploma

Read the Post about the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Diplomatic Bag – Orchestral Segments
Morte d’Arthur – for Orchestra with Narration based on the poem by Tennyson – SSSO conducted by Ian Davies 1995

Read the full Post about Morte d’Arthur

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

Read the post about the Wilkinson Symphony No. 2

Tom Sawyer’s Treasure Adventure – for Orchestra – with narration 

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

Read the post about Tom Sawyer’s Treasure Adventure

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. Published by UMP Ltd.

Now catalogued in the New York Public Library and DNB, Germany – 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

Read the full post and watch a filmed performance.

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 – Four Flourishes for Four Flutes (Forton Music Publications)

Read the post about the flute quartet.

Music for Flute, Violin and Viola (five short movements)
Romance – Double Bass Solo and String Orchestra
Vestalia – Ballet movement for chamber orchestra 

Read the Post about Vestalia.

 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

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

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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