CHAMBER VOCAL CHORAL ORCHESTRAL  BRASS OPERA

STRING QUARTET

WORKS

CHAMBER


Kirsty’s Dream

2 violins and piano.8 mins. Grosvenor Group.I.C.A.1988



Clarinet Sonata

Clarinet and piano.12 mins.

Andrew Sparling. Essex University.1990



Violin and Piano Sonata

12mins. Grosvenor Group. Funded Westminster Arts Council. Westminster Cathedral Hall.1990



Piano Quartet No 1

10 mins. Grosvenor Group. Funded Westminster Arts Council. Westminster Cathedral Hall.1990



Piano Quartet No 2

15mins. Marc Choi.

Commissioned by Durston House School.1991



Lullaby For Stephen

Cor Anglais, Harp and Piano.12mins.

Danielle Perrett. Live on Classic FM.1993



Piano Study

Unperformed.1991



Piano Sonata : ‘Glittering Horizon’

14 mins. Composer. Conway Hall.1994



Piano Preludes 1990 –

An endless series. Three Preludes recorded by the composer on Day Release Records 2001

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Piano Sonata No 2 ' Perpetually Descending Veils Through Blazes of Light'

Written for Evelyne Berezovsky. For future performance. 2009

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VOCAL


Songs For Olivier

Piano and voice. Settings of Baudelaire.15 mins

Olivier Ferrer, I.C.A.1988



Songs of Love & Remembrance

16 songs for Soprano, alto, tenor, bass with ensemble : string quintet, 2 flutes, clarinet, harp.

35 mins.

Grosvenor Group. Burrell Collection. Glasgow.1990

Burstein Ensemble. Purcell Room.1993



Heaven’s Embroidered Cloth - music from Marchioness Requiem

in memoriam victims of the Marchioness Disaster.

S.A.T.B. soloists

with ensemble: string quintet,2 flutes, clarinet, hp 30mins.

Grosvenor Group. St Brides. Fleet Street.1991



Prayer For Peace

S.A.T.B. soloists

with ensemble: string quintet, 2 flutes, clarinet, harp.10 mins. Burstein Ensemble.

St James Garlickhythe in The City.1994



The Same Love

2000. Mezzo Soprano.10 mins. Unperformed.



Vergissmeinnicht

6 mins.2001.Mezzo soprano. Unperformed.



Songs of War and Peace

For soprano and piano. 2002-2007.



The Ship Of Death

Counter Tenor , Tenor ,Tenor Bass. 6 mins . 

For The Hilliard Ensemble.2003.

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CHORAL


Hymns Of Benediction

Choir with organ.10 mins. St Brides.1991



Missa Brevis

A Capella Choir.20mins.Norwich Cathedral.

Commission split by Arvo Pärt to enable Burstein to write a work in celebration of the 900th anniversary of Norwich Cathedral. Pärt wrote ‘I Am The True Vine’.

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ORCHESTRAL – CHORAL


Marchioness Requiem

Large Chorus. Solo S.A.T.B.

Symphony Orchestra.80mins.1990-1993

Commissioned by Maria Vasconcellos in memory of her sons , Antonio and Domingos, who died in the Marchioness boat disaster on The Thames.

Unperformed, but see under Vocal ‘Heaven’s Embroidered Cloth’.



The Gates Of Time

Choir. Soprano soloist. Chamber Orchestra.15 mins.

Commissioned by The Thomas Tallis Society of Greenwich to mark The Millennium.

St Alfege Church, Greenwich. October 1999.

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Alfege

Choir. Soprano, Tenor and Bass soloists. Orchestra.25mins

Commissioned by The Thomas Tallis Society to mark The Millennium. St Alfege Church, Greenwich. 2000.



The Year’s Midnight - A Meditation on The Holocaust

Choir. Tenor, Soprano, Mezzo soloists.

Chamber Orchestra. 20 mins.

Commissioned by The Zemel Choir.

St Johns Smith Square 2000.

Broadcast first BBC Radio 4 on Holocaust Memorial Day 2001

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ORCHESTRA AND TENOR


A Live Flame

In memoriam John Smith MP

15 mins. London Musici. Richard Coxon

St Johns Smith Square.1995


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ORCHESTRAL


Diasanon Arrives

Symphony Orchestra.12 mins.1997.Unperformed.




Symphony 'Elixir'
(I - Energico Nuovo; II - Adagio; III - Alla Marcia, Alla Danza)

Symphony Orchestra. 45 mins.

Southbank Sinfonia.

St Jude-on-the-Hill, St John's Waterloo. 2009 .



CHAMBER ORCHESTRA


Chamber Symphony

1989.Unperformed.


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BRASS


Eternal City

26 brass.30 mins.

BT Brass Band. Design Museum.1991




Leavetaking

26 brass.14mins.

BT Brass Band Southwark Cathedral.1994.

 


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OPERA


The Furthering

1997-(in progress).80 mins when complete.

First half run-through at Battersea Arts Centre,

May 2002.



Manifest Destiny


2004

First full production Edinburgh Festival 2005



Revolution E

2009-onwards.

An opera trilogy in progress.



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STRING QUARTET



String Quartet Study

5 mins.Grosvenor Group.Westminster Cathedral Hall.1990. 



String Quartet No 1 'Dance Of Death/Dream Of Love'

20mins.Commissioned by The Bochmann String Quartet with funds from Jewish Music Institute via Millennium Commission.

Bridewell Theatre. March 2002

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