SOLOS




Ave Maria (2008) Vocal soloist & brass band

For vocal soloist Faryl Smith; arrangement for brass band of Bach/Gounod's song. Featured on the CD Christmas Fantasia (Virtuosi GUS Band & Faryl Smith), available from this website. Performed here by Faryl Smith (vocal) and Virtuosi GUS Band.



Candlelight Carol, The (2005) Cornet solo with brass band

Arrangement of John Rutter's song; Published by SP&S. Featured on the CD Christmas Fantasia (James Fountain with Virtuosi GUS Band) - available from this website, A Christmas Fanfare (Jeff Barrington with New York Staff Band) - available from www.worldofbrass.com, and Born for you (Richard Ellis with Nottingham Memorial Halls Band). Performed here by James Fountain (cornet) and Virtuosi GUS Band.



Carioca, The (2010) Tuba solo with brass band

Commissioned by Les Neish.



Eryri (2009) Trombone solo with piano 

Commissioned by Chris Jeans. Published by Just Music in the Chris Jeans Trombone Showcase series.



Fill the World with Glory (2003) Cornet solo with brass band

Commissioned by David Daws. Featured on the CD The Sound of David Daws (David Daws with Fairey Band) - available from www.worldofbrass.com. Performed here by David Daws with Fairey Band.



Hora Staccato (2011) Tuba solo with brass band

Commissioned by Les Neish. Please visit 'Video' section of this website to view performance.



How Can I Keep from Singing? (2009) Cornet solo with brass band

Commissioned by James Fountain. 



Hope (2011) Trombone or vocal solo with brass band

Arrangement of The World Cup Song 2010 for Brett Baker. Also arranged as a vocal solo with band accompaniment for Lucy Rhodes. Featured on the CDs Brass for Africa 2 - A Musical Spectacular (Lucy Rhodes with Brass Band Aid Celebrity Band) and Novus Vox - Song of Joy (Brett Baker with Enfield Citadel Band).



I'll make my promises (2014) Euphonium solo with brass band

Based on the Gowans & Larsson song; commissioned by David Daws.



Lament from 'Stabat Mater' (2010) Euphonium solo with brass band

Arrangement of Karl Jenkins' song; Published by Prima Vista Musikk. Featured on the CDs Cory in Concert Vol.2 (Cory Band) and The Bandsman's Tale (Paul Baker with Enfield Citadel Band). Performed here by David Childs (euphonium) with Cory Band. 



Introduction to Polovtsian Dances Cornet solo with brass band

Arrangement of Borodin's work; commissioned by David Daws. Sheet music published by Lake Music. Featured on the CD Hostile Skies (Brass Band De Waldsang & David Daws). Performed here by David Daws (cornet) with Brass Band De Waldsang.



Nella Fantasia (2011) Vocal solo with brass band

Arrangement of Morricone's song. Featured on the CD Brass for Africa 2 - A Musical Spectacular LIVE, available from www.chorum.co.uk. Performed here by Lucy Rhodes (vocal) and the Brass Band Aid Celebrity Band.



Silent Night (2011) Vocal solo with brass band

Arrangement for Faryl Smith. Featured on the CD Christmas Fantasia (Virtuosi GUS Band & Faryl Smith), available from this website, and A Christmas Journey (Castleford Band & Hannah Wainwright). Performed here by Faryl Smith (vocal) and Virtuosi GUS Band.



The Three Kings (2008) Euphonium Solo with brass band accompaniment

Arrangement of the tenor solo by Peter Cornelius. Featured on the CD Christmas Fantasia (Virtuosi GUS Band & Faryl Smith), available from this website. 



They shall come from the East (2008) Cornet/trumpet solo with brass band

Commissioned by Michael Baker (Montclair Citadel Band).