Original works and arrangements for lower voices (TTBB, unison and 2-part)

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A drop o'Nelson's blood

TTBB and piano

A rumbustious setting of a traditional English sea song.

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A-roving

Tenor solo, TTBB and piano

A rousing sea song with optional opportunities for audience participation.

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Crossing the bar

TTBB and piano

A lyrical setting of Tennyson's farewell poem.
* Winner of the CIMVCF competition *

Published by Alan Simmons Music
Elegy - Fear no more

TTBB and piano

A gently lyrical setting of the famous funeral song from Shakespeare's Cymbeline.

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Gather ye rosebuds

TTBB a cappella

Robert Herrick's 17th century poem is here given a Latin American makeover.

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I want to go home

TTBB a cappella

Captures both the surface humour and darker emotion behind this WW1 soldiers' song.

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It's a long way to Tipperary

TTBB and piano

An arrangement of the famous WW1 song, including some of the soldiers' lyrics.

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Love's philosophy

TTBB and piano

A romantic setting of Shelley's love poem which begins "The fountains mingle with the river".

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Meeting at night

Unison voices and piano

A setting for solo or unison voices of a love poem by Robert Browning.

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Papir iz dokh vays (Paper is white)

2-part lower voices and piano

A 2-part arrangement of a traditional Yiddish folk-song: paper is white, ink is black.

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Sha, shtil (Hush, quiet)

TTBB and piano

A traditional and unforgettable Yiddish folksong. English translation included.

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Sing as one

TTBB and piano

A joyful song about singing.
* WInner of the Making Music competition *

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Sumer is icumen in

TTBB and piano

Retains all the mediaeval round's exuberant energy, with a few new twists.

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Ten thousand miles away

TTBB and piano

A traditional English shore ballad, possibly written by J. B. Geoghegan

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The widow bird

Solo, unison voices or TTBB and piano

A setting of Shelley's short, wintry 2-verse ballad.

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Tumbalalaika

TTBB and piano

A klezmer-inspired arrangement of a traditional Yiddish folksong with a wonderful melody.

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Waving

TTBB and piano

A tender, moving song, in an approachable style, about loss.

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Yarmouth Town

TTBB and piano

Fast-paced, light-hearted arrangement of this famous, and slightly ribald, folk song.

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