by John O'Hagan
(co-written if marked *)
Aerial.mp3Dark free-form jam featuring Ben Green on turntable.
Balances.mp3*Odd crypto-latin/trad collaboration.
BaNaNaNa.mp3*Minimalist sci-fi funk.
Bells.mp3Orchestral millenial triumphalism.
7bells.mp3Very different version of the above piece.
Crane.mp3Dark carnival with happy ending.
Yourmajesty.mp3Massed conducted textures.
Dolmio.mp3Rough Cuban big-band.
730report.mp3Three short statements for cello,violin and flute.
Double.mp3*Bollydub rocks out.
FlyingBass.mp3Melancholy miniature for string quartet.
Flying.mp3Increasingly silly variations on a minor waltz, with narration by Ali Tamanui.
Hula.mp3*Rock-operatic space-girl epic.
IWantToFly.mp3*Melodrama with vocals.
LEX.mp3Extreme tight-trouser rock for a tight-wire artist.
Orchestra.mp3Charles Ives goes marching and meets Alma Quon and her Joy Belles.
PinkLemonade.mp3*Piaf goes trip-hop.
Plates.mp3Polyrythmic high-jinks at a Greek wedding.
Rope.mp3*Scary, ugly music for a rope trick.
Bertolucci spy-movie style.
I play Atari computer!
Strongman.mp3Wistful, quirky waltz.
Stuntman.mp3Theme-song for a hypothetical musical comedy.
Wheel.mp3*A simple theme goes from solo bass to Eastern rock via Tom Waits.
WhiteGoodsMan.mp3*Funky hymn for a flying hero in white.
WithOrWithoutBubbles.mp3*Techno-latin take on a simple request from a Spanish waiter.
Here are a few short midi files:
Other musicians and co-composers featured in various tracks on this page: Svetlana Bunic, accordion; Jenny Thomas, vocals; Hope Csutoris, keyboards and vocals; Chris Lewis, percussion, samples and vocals; Suzanne Simpson, violin, accordion, percussion, keyboards, vocals, trombone, saw; Michael Ling, trumpet; Matt Wilson, alto sax, vocals, clarinet; Stuart Christie, clarinet; Peter Humble, percussion; Tim Coldwell, tuba, trumpet; Per Westman, trombone; and more...