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A MIDSUMMER NOON IN THE AUSTRALIAN FOREST

Released in 2019, A Midsummer Noon in the Australian Forest is written for SSA or SATB and piano, and is suitable for Secondary school and adult choirs. Range      Tempo    Length    Score sample   Audio sample   Purchase by instant download A Midsummer Noon in the Australian Forest SSA & Piano Licence for 30 copies by PDF […]

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WATTLE BLOSSUMS

Newly released in 2020, Wattle Blossums is a description of the beautiful Australian native wattle tree in full blossum. The underlying message is that even when the wattle tree loses all its flowers, we remember its beauty from when it was in blossum. It is written for Unison, SA or SSA and piano and is […]

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RAINBOWS

Rainbows is a melodious and lyrical song that is a celebration of friendship. Newly released in 2020, Rainbows is currently for Unison or SA and Piano and suits Primary or Secondary children. It teaches harmonic blending and unison singing, and explores the vocal and dynamic range of the voice.  “Rainbows are so beautiful when you […]

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FLOWER OF YOUTH

Commissioned by Voices of Birralee and suitable for ANZAC day and Remembrance day, the words are based on the poem ‘A Soldier’s Cemetery’, by John William Streets (killed and missing in action on 1 July 1916, aged 31). As any Australian I am appreciative of the fact that there were young men who went to […]

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RAIN IN THE MOUNTAINS

Composed in 2017, Rain in the Mountains  is suitable for Advanced Primary, Secondary school students and Adult choirs. It is available in SA or SSA and piano. It is based on a poem by Australian poet, Henry Lawson.  “The Valley’s full of misty cloud, Its tinted beauty drowning, The Eucalypti roar aloud, The mountain frosts […]

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Remember Me

Christina Rossetti wrote her beautiful poem Remember (1849) when she was just a teenager. This arrangement was completed in 2016. It is composed for Unison or SA & Piano. It teaches, question and answer techniques, harmonic blending, unison singing and explores the vocal and dynamic range of the voice. Suitable for advanced primary school and secondary […]

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A Thousand Stars

A Thousand Stars is a description of the stars and universe. The underlying message is that each individual person is unique and we can achieve great things. We are like stars in ourselves that are part of a greater constellation. This piece was commissioned for the Pemulwuy Festival 2014 by Brisbane Boys Grammar, and is […]

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Where was the Moon?

Where was the Moon? (2014) is an inspirational song for Unison or SA and piano. The underlying message is that when things are not so good, tomorrow will always be a better day! This song is suitable for all age groups from middle Primary to secondary school and massed choir events. It teaches harmonic blending, […]

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Kyrie Eleison

Kyrie Eleison (Psalm 51) composed in 2014, is an elegant arrangement of the Psalm: “Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy.”  It is available for Unison, SA or SSA & Piano and has an optional flute part.   Key            Unison – D major; SA/SSA – C major Range    […]

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Corama Uluru

Corama Uluru is from the Australian Destinations series (2013). It is a descriptive, expressive piece about the plains surrounding and including Uluru (formerly Ayer’s Rock) in the Northern Territory of Australia. It describes the uniquely Australian environment that lies beyond the city, that is filled with colour and history: the plains being scattered with sea treasures, fossils […]

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The Forgotten

This setting of the hauntingly beautiful ANZAC poem, ‘The Forgotten,’  written by the Australian poet, Charles Harpur (1813-1868), was composed in 2012. It is available for SA, SSA, or SATB & piano. It is suitable for secondary school choirs & adult choirs. ‘The Forgotten’ is appropriate for ANZAC day and memorial services, school choral concerts, […]

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Early Summer

Early summer is based on the descriptive historic poem ‘Early Summer’ by Australian poet Charles Harpur (1813-1868). It is melodic and uses warm, rich harmonies to express the lovely feeling that one has when the summer time first begins. Early Summer is available for Unison, SA or SSA and piano. ‘Tis the early summer season, […]

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Kakadu

One of our most popular pieces, Kakadu from the Australian Destinations series is a flowing, melodious song with ‘easy to learn’ words and rhythm. It teaches harmonic blending and unison singing, question and answer techniques and explores the vocal and dynamic range of the voice. The image of being a bird flying around in a carefree […]

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Our Father – The Lord’s Prayer (Tertullian, De orat.)

Our Father is an arrangement of the Lord’s Prayer composed in 2010. It is suitable for Upper Primary School, Secondary School or Adult Choirs and is currently arranged for SA and Piano. It is composed in an Aeolian church mode in the key of D minor. Harmonically, it echoes back to the Renaissance period but maintains […]

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