April 2002

Angel Music


Clarinet & String Quartet, 16 minutes (three joined movements): “The Bells of Rievaulx”; “Angel in a Thermal”; “Live with me and be my love”)

Commissioned by Dr Stephen Johnson

First performance 23rd April 2002 at The Purcell Room, London, by Katherine Spencer and the Solaris Quartet

The audio clip is of the opening of the third movement – variations on my song “Live with me and be my love”.


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    Angel Music (Clip From 3rd Movement)

Sample Score Pages


“I really loved the piece; it had such beautiful colours”

(clarinettist Katherine Spencer on Angel Music, after performing in its première at The Purcell Room in London).