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Colin Cowles - orchestral music

THE REALM OF THE SWAN - AN ORCHESTRAL POEM (UNPUBLISHED, O3)

Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, alto saxophone, 2 clarinets in Bb, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in Bb, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani E G A B, bell tree, anvil, side drum, bass drum, cymbal, strings, harp. 

SEVEN SCENES FROM DANTE (UNPUBLISHED, O4)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 Bb clarinets, contra bass clarinet, 4 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 Bb trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani E and B, side drum, cymbal, strings, harp. 

DUNSTABLE DOWN – A POEM FOR ORCHESTRA (UNPUBLISHED, O5)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 A clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani in E A and F#, strings. 

SUMMER IS ACUMEN IN, LOUD SING WE KOOCUC (UNPUBLISHED, O7)

Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 Bb clarinets, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in Bb, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani D C and A, side drum, bass drum, crash cymbal, loose cymbal, cuckoo, mass coconuts, strings. 

OVERTURE ESTAMPIE (UNPUBLISHED, O8)

Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 F horns, 3 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, tympani A B E, side drum, cymbal, bass drum, glockenspiel. 

FANTASY – SONG OF THE WESTERN MEN (UNPUBLISHED, O9)

Piccolo, 2 flutes, descant recorders, 2 oboes, 2 Bb clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 F horns, alto tenor and baritone saxophones, 3 Bb trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, side drum, bass drum, triangle, tubular bells, xylophone, glockenspiel, cymbal, tympani A G F E D C, strings, organ.

Including beginner string and wind parts. 

A BALLET FANTASY Intermediate Standard (UNPUBLISHED, O10)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 Bb clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, glockenspiel, bass drum, side drum, cymbal, tympani in E and A, strings. 

CLOCKWISE (UNPUBLISHED, O12)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 Bb trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani C and G, glockenspiel, wood block, side drum, bass drum, strings. 

PAGEANT (UNPUBLISHED, O13)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets, bassoon, 2 F horns, 2 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, tympani E B G, side drum, bass drum, cymbal and triangle, strings.

(A miniature tone poem for players of limited ability.) 

SARABANDE (UNPUBLISHED, O14)

Flute, oboe, 2 Bb clarinets, bassoon, strings and harp. 

REVERIE (UNPUBLISHED, O15)

Clarinet in Bb, bassoon, horn in F, solo violin, strings.

(Original score with the commissioner Antony Freeth.) 

A SYMPHONIC BALLET – AN EVOCATION OF ENGLISH VILLAGE LIFE (UNPUBLISHED, O16)

MOVEMENT 1 – PLOUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY - INTERLUDE 1 MAY GARLAND

MOVEMENT 2 – ROGATION - INTERLUDE 2 VILLAGE WEDDING

MOVEMENT 3 – OPERA – THE BELL RINGER’S - INTERLUDE 3 THE RESTING PLACE

MOVEMENT 4 – LAMAS – THE LOAF DANCE - INTERLUDE 4 PRELUDE AND WHIPPING THE TOP

MOVEMENT 5 – HARVEST

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra bassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 Bb trumpets and Bb piccolo trumpet, 3 trombones, tuba, tympani B D C E A, tambourine, tubular bell, whip, bass drum, chains, harp, cottage harmonium, organ, strings.

Movements 1-4 may be used as a ballet score or performed in concert as a ballet.  Similarly the Interludes may be performed between the ballet movements and scene changes or as a concert suite; they are scored for string orchestra. 

THE SPIRITS OF MUCHELNEY (UNPUBLISHED, O18)

Flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 Bb trumpets, strings. 

CREATURE FEATURES (UNPUBLISHED, O20)

2 flutes, 2 Bb clarinets, bassoon, strings, solo alto saxophone, narrator.

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