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Showing posts from July 2015
  • Posted on 8 July 2015

    I composed ‘Rough Cut’ for solo violin in response to the CMRC national call for works, but it probably wouldn’t have been written at all had I not suffered an ice-related cycling accident (broken shoulder, cracked collarbone, two broken fingers…) in early February, which resulted in several weeks laid up at home and an unexpected […]

  • Posted on 2 July 2015

    This coming weekend I shall be lucky enough to hear the second performance of my marimba piece graceful/full of grace, written for and performed by Zoë Craven. I was thrilled to be asked by PercusSing to write this piece—and love the marimba—but, as with all my work, it was the performer I was keenest to […]