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* Recording available on 'Hywel Davies' PFCD016
† Recording available on Soundcloud


1 player (not piano)
10 juin 1936 [2005] - cello solo (cellist also speaks), text by Robert Desnos - for Fanny Bray
Apostrophe [2003] - flute solo - written for Helledd Francis-Wright*
Purl Ground [2003] - marimba solo - written for Trent Petrunia (recorded by Kuniko Kato)
Second Apostrophe [2004]  - oboe solo - written for Laura Karney
Test Ground [2013] - marimba solo - commissioned by Kuniko Kato

1 player (piano)
After the long trick [1999]
Elternscenen (Scenes of Parenthood) [2018=9] - commissioned by Clare Hammond
Sonatas in F [2008] - written for Stephanie Chua*
Variations [2005] - written for Naomi Edermariam*

2 players
Duos [2003] - violin and cello - written for Linling Hsu and Becky Wenham*

3 players
Bow Flurry - glockenspiel and two pianos - written for Toca Loca*
38 Inventions - clarinet, percussion and viola - written for Ensemble Méduse

4 players
Cold in the Earth [2000] - cello quartet* - written for Russell Mills CD 'Undark' Emit0098
Descent [2003] - string quartet*
Not Dancing But Running [2003-7] - string quartet
Quartet [2017] - clarinet, violin, cello and piano - commissioned by Kokoro

6 players
Quickstep [2012] - flute (piccolo), clarinet (bass clarinet), piano, percussion, violin, cello - commissioned by Trondheim Sinfonietta

11 Players
Purcell Variations [2012] - flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trombone, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass.

Crepusculum [2001] - for 11 solo strings†


string orchestra/ensemble

Passacaglia - written for Bournemouth Symphony Strings

Descent - arrangement for Ten Tors Orchestra

Solo voice and piano
Eight settings of Emily Dickinson [date]
Rose Songs [2011]

Voice and ensemble
Eight settings of Emily Dickinson [date] - soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, viola and cello†
Five Shakespeare Sonnets [date] - baritone, flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin and cello
Sea Songs [date] - alto, flute, clarinet, violin, cello + string group

Voices and ensemble
War Songs - SSAATTBB, flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello and double bass†
Eternal Father [Melita] - two SATB choirs, baritone solo, INSTRUMENTATION?

Unaccompanied voices
Nunc dimittis (part of the 'Tonbridge Service'†


commissioned by National Trust and installed at Mottisfont Abbey†

Test Polyphony [2013]

commissioned by National Trust and installed at Mottisfont Abbey†

To-ing, fro-ing [2012]

live installation featuring Weymouth Concert Brass commissioned by b-side multimedia festival, installed at Town Bridge, Weymouth

Sound Tubes [2011]

wind-driven installation commissioned by b-side multimedia festival, installed at Chesil Beach

Music for Libraries [2007]

permanent sound installation for Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope, commissioned by Kent County Council

Music for Open Plan Offices [2005]

permanent sound installation for Arts Council England internal phone system, commissioned by Arts Council England

Pastoral [2002/3]

sound installation at disused runway control tower at the former USAF base at Greenham Common, commissioned by New Greenham Arts

Salva me [2001]

multi-source, site-specific sound installation. A Year of the Artist Residency and commission from Bath International Festivals.

Miss Prentice meets Josef Albers at Francey's Easter Brunch

sound installation installed at Tate Gallery, Liverpool to accompany exhibition of American Abstractionists (SPNM)

Soundings [1995]

sound installation, with visual artists Russell Mills and Iain Walton, Bath International Festival (SPNM)



Apus apus - released under the pseudonym 'Natural Language'by Time Recording on compilation emit0096

Natural Language - full-length CD released by Time Recording emit0098

Dejeuner sur l'herbe - stereo collage for Transmission/FreeSound Festival (Plymouth Arts Centre)

Lick - quadraphonic piece



The Watcher [2011]

non-sound installation, Mottisfont Abbey

Gwair gwyrdd, gwyrdd o gartref (Green green grass of home) [2008]

turf installation commissioned by SAFLE and Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru.Green green grass of home

Concert Pieces
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