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Colin Cowles - from Barrack Hill

The Composers home on Barrack Hill in the Village of Nether Winchendon Buckinghamshire was a constant source of inspiration from which all the following compositions were derived.

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 1 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH1)

An arrangement of the English folk song Barrack Hill.

Solo viola and string orchestra. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 2 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH2)

A work in free form for 16 saxophones.

4 sopranos, 4 alto, 4 tenor and 4 baritone. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 3 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH3)

A solo for cor anglais accompanied by flute, clarinet and string quartet. 

FROM THE FALL (UNPUBLISHED, FBH4)

A setting of two poems by John Clare - unaccompanied choir with a prelude, interlude and postlude for harp, solo violin and basset horn. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 5 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH5)

A short descriptive movement for flute, oboe, bassoon, 3 violins and cello featuring solo viola. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 5A (UNPUBLISHED, FBH5a)

A short descriptive movement for flute, oboe, bassoon, 3 violins and cello featuring solo viola. 

FOR SKETCHES FOR 8 HORNS IN F (COTTAGE HARMONY, FBH6)

Published Cottage Harmony distributed by June Emerson. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 7 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH7)

For saxophone ensemble.

2 soprano, 2 altos, 2 tenors, 2 baritones and optional bass. 

POEM (UNPUBLISHED, FBH8)

For string sextet.

2 violins, 2 violas and 2 cellos. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 9 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH9)

An idyll dedicated to Robert Jones for small orchestra.

Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn in F and strings. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 9A (UNPUBLISHED, FBH9a)

A movement for 4 Bb clarinets and saxophone quartet. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 10, 10A AND 10B (UNPUBLISHED, FBH10)

Three descriptive movements for piano solo. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 11 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH11)

Originally composed for organ and soprano saxophone and subsequently arranged for solo violin, organ and string orchestra. 

FANTASIA (UNPUBLISHED, FBH12)

Composed in a baroque style for recorder band.  Concertino-sopranino treble tenor bass.

REPIENO descant, treble and tenor. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 13 (STUDIO MUSIC COMPANY, FBH13)

For 3 Bb clarinets in the chalumeau register.

A short pastorale depicting the breath taking views from Barrack Hill.

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 13A (UNPUBLISHED, FBH13a)

3 pieces for concert harp.

ODE TO A DYING LIME

THROUGH YELLOW RAPE

STICHIC 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 14 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH14)

A movement for solo violin and small orchestra.

Oboe, clarinet, two bassoons, horn in F and strings. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 15 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH15)

A short idyllic work for orchestra and solo harp.

Dedicated to Jenny Willy. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 16 (CASCADE MUSIC, FBH16)

Solo bassoon and string orchestra. Published by Cascade Music of Bristol.

Available also for bassoon with piano reduction. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 17 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH17)

A short descriptive piece for piano. 

WINCHENDON LAKE (UNPUBLISHED, FBH18)

A poem for small orchestra.

Flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns in F, Bb trumpet, harp and strings. 

FROM BARRACK HILL NO 19 (UNPUBLISHED, FBH19)

4 interludes from the symphonic ballet.

String orchestra.

MAY GARLAND

VILLAGE WEDDING

THE RESTING PLACE

WHIPPING THE TOP ALLELUJAH

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