Compositions and Writings

Compositions

 Piano

NorwegianSketches(approx. Grades 4 – 6)

  1. Spring Dance
  2. Nordic Forests
  3. The Legend of Lanky Tor
  4. Land of the Midnight Sun
  5. In the Cavern of the Trolls
  6. Troldhaugen

Scottish Airs & Dances Book 2
(approx. Grades 2 – 4)

  1. Country Dance
  2. Strathspey: Ben Bhraggie
  3. Reel: Robin Murray
  4. Hebridean Air: An Eriskay Love-lilt
  5. Philippa’s Jig

A Night at the Ballet
arrangements for piano
(approx. Grades 3 – 4)

  1. Waltz from Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky)
  2. Danses des Cynes from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky)
  3. Rose Adagio from Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky)
  4. The Clog Dance from La Fille mal Gardée (Herold)
  5. Waltz from Cinderella (Prokofiev)
  6. Danse des Mirlitons from Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky)

Duets

Kids in Space Front page(approx. Grade 2 – 3)

  1. Robbie’s Robot
  2. Waltz of the Meteorites
  3. The Alien Planet

The Joy of Song for Piano Duet
arrangements for pupil and teacher

  1. Der Nussbaum (Schumann)
  2. Ständchen (Schubert)
  3. Der Schmied (Brahms)
  4. Wiegenlied (Brahms)
  5. On Wings of Song (Mendelssohn)

Vocal & Ensemble

Two Pieces for Clarinet in Bb & Piano

  1. Pastorale
  2. Pasqinade 

It’s Fun to Sing – Book 1
(Songs for Young Singers)

  1. Tabby Cat
  2. The Untidy Leprechaun
  3. Lullaby
  4. The Tiger
  5. April Showers

ItsFunToSing

It’s Fun to Sing – Book 2
(Songs for Young Singers)

  1. The Kite
  2. Clockwise
  3. Cockatoo
  4. Ghost Story

A Suite of Burns Songs
for High Voice, Clarinet & Piano
or Medium Voice, Viola & Piano

  1. O my Love is like a red, red Rose
  2. Afton Water
  3. Oh! Whistle, and I’ll come to you
  4. O Willie brew’d a Peck o’ Maut
  5. John Anderson, my Jo
  6. The Deil’s awa wi’ th’ Exciseman

WritingABRSM Teaching Notes

ABRSM Teaching Notes on Piano Exam Pieces Grades 1-7