Chamber & 

Instrumental

All works available for hire or purchase from Philip, please get in touch directly here.

 

Highlighted works are available for immediate purchase from reedmusic.com 

2020

Planxty: Peter Morgan    for solo piano     5' 30"

     Commissioned by Mary Brennan for the 70th birthday of Peter Morgan

2017

It's Love Isn't it?    for solo classical guitar and reciters     25'  (15' music, 10' recitations)

      Interludes for the recitation of love poems written by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell and Meg Campbell

      Commissioned by Matthew Marshall with funding from Creative New Zealand and the New Zealand Guitar Foundation 

        

 

2015

When Gravity Fails    version for clarinet & piano    8'

2014

Deck the Bells (with yule-tide folly)    for four pianists playing one piano    6' 

2012

Jazz Pieces    a song recycle for flute, alto sax, cello & piano    13' 

2011

Jazz Nibbles    a song recycle for flute, alto sax, double bass & piano    12' 

2011

Reflection >    for solo flute    3' 

2011

Plato's Cave    for tenor sax, viola & piano    14' 

     From 2008, revised 2011

2010

Birthday Music >    three pieces for solo flute    7' 30"

     Commissioned for Hugues Roberts by his family and friends on the occasion of his 18th birthday,18 May 2010

        

 

2010

Jazz Bites    a song recycle for flute, violin, double bass & piano    9' 

   

2010

Waiting for Caroline >    sonata for viola & piano     15' 

     Originally for horn & piano (1996)    

Version for horn & piano performed by Ed Allen (horn) and Bruce Greenfield (piano)

2010

When Gravity Fails >    six pieces arranged for viola & piano    14'

2005

Changing Lanes >    for solo piano     9' 

     Composed for Diedre Irons   

Performed by Diedre Irons (piano)

Changing Lanes introduction from Philip

2004

The Ultimate Minimalist yet Richly Post–Modern Rhymed Piano Piece (et al)

     a seriously innovative piece for singing pianist    variable duration 

2002

Murphy's Law >    sonata for soprano sax & piano     11' 

     Commissioned by Mark Hobson    

Performed by Barry Cockcroft (sax) and Adam Pinto (piano)

1999

Evening Romance from 'The Park Suite'    arr. for easy piano solo    2'

1996

Waiting for Caroline >    sonata for horn & piano     15' 

     Commissioned by David Cox, Kay Cox and Anne Harrow with funding provided by Creative New Zealand   

Performed by Ed Allen (horn) and Bruce Greenfield (piano)

1994

A Short Suite >    for saxophone quartet    10'

      Commissioned by Mark Hobson 

1994

Bridgewater Quartet >    for flute, clarinet, violin & piano     14' 30"    

Performed by a student ensemble for the NZCT Chamber Music Competition 2007

1994

A Parliament of Women    arr. for piano duet of songs and dances from the 1976 musical    19'

    

1986

Opposites    for viola and bassoon    5'

    

1986

Elephant Man    suite for solo cello    5'

    

1981

Sonata    for solo piano    10'

    

1981

Tense Melodies >   for flute & guitar    6'

    

Performed by Carol Hohauser (flute) and Matthew Marshall (guitar)

1980

On Entering the Temple of Hymen    for trumpet & organ piano    4'

    

1978

A Simpleton's Piece    suite of pieces for piano    7'

    

1977

Sonatina    for two violins    8'

    

1976

Interface 640    for oboe, clarinet & bassoon    3' 30"

    

Music Director, Risingholme Orchestra

Music Director, Jubilate Singers

Founding Trustee, The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts

Founding Chairman, Concerts for Christchurch Foundation

© 2020 Philip Norman