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Dove, Jonathan

Orchestra / Large Ensemble

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Across the Walls For Brass and Percussion
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7737)
Commissioned by The Birmingham Conservatoire, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, The Royal College of Music, The Royal Northern College of Music, The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama for an inter-collegiate event held on 21 March 2004 at the Birmingham Conservatoire

Airport Scenes (2006) 18 min
Orchestral Suite from the Opera ‘Flight’
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7840)
First performance: 7 March 2006, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick Symphony Orchestra, Paul McGrath
Commissioned by the University of Warwick Music Centre

The Crocodiamond (or Rita and the Wolf) (2003) 20 min
For Narrator and Orchestra
Text: Anthony Horowitz——Timp—Strings (
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7702R)
First performance: 16 November 2003, Simon Callow (narrator) with the London Mozart Players, conducted by Andrew Parrott, St. John’s Smith Square London
Commissioned by Nestlé UK for the London Mozart Players

Fairest Isle (1995) 30 seconds
Symphony Orchestra
A celebration of 300 years of British music in 30 seconds based on themes by Henry Purcell
Desc rec———Timp—Hp—Str
Used as theme tune for “Brian Kay’s Sunday Morning” on BBC Radio 3
Commissioned by the BBC to promote the British Music Year, Purcell’s tercentenary, 1995

Fanfare for a New Theatre (1999) 4 min
4 Hn, 3 Tpt, 3 Tbn, Tba, Timp, 3 Perc
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7550)
First performance: 9 October 1999, Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton
Commissioned by the Milton Keynes City Orchestra

Fanfares Across the Thames (2000) 4 mins
Two Fanfares for Brass Bands, Wind Band and Percussion
Fanfare I: Two brass bands with percussion — Brass Band 1: 3Hn.3Tpt.3Tbn.Tba—Perc; Brass Band 2: 3Hn.3Tpt.3Tbn.Tba—Perc; Fanfare II: Two brass bands, percussion and wind band — Brass Band 1: 3Hn.3Tpt.3Tbn.3Tba—Brass Band 2: 3Hn(6 players).3Tpt(6 players).3Tbn(6 players).Tba(2 Players)—Wind Band: 2Fl(6 players).2Ob(6 players).2Cl(6 players).2A-sax(4 players).2Bsn(6 players)—Timp—Perc(2 players)
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7572)
Version arranged for standard brass band (EP 7709)
3Hn Eb.Flg-hn Bb.8Cnt Bb.S-cnt Eb.Repiano-cnt Bb.2Tbn Bb.B-tbn.2Euph Bb.2Bar-hn Bb.Bass Bb.Bass Eb—Perc(3 players)
First performance: 9 May 2000, Students of the Guildhall School of Music, conducted by Richard Benjafield
Commissioned by the London Millennium Bridge Trust for the opening of the Millennium Bridge

Hojoki (2006) 28 min
An Account of My Hut
Dramatic Cantata for Counter Tenor and Orchestra
Text: adapted from Kamo No Chomei in the translation by Donald Keene
CtSolo—3(III=Picc).3(III=Ca).3(III=B-cl).3(III=Cbsn)——Timp—3Per c— Hp—Str(
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7822)
First performance: 29 September 2006, Barbican Centre London, Lawrence Zazzo (counter tenor), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiri Belohlavek
Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for the BBC Symphony Orchestra and by Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal(2004) 12 min

In Praise of London (2000) 7 min
Overture for Orchestra
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7567)
First performance: 13 March 2000, Barbican Centre, Massed Schools of the Skinners’ Company conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton. Commissioned by Christopher Everett for the Millennium Charity Concert of the Schools of the Worshipful Company of Skinners
Version for flute and piano: EP 7561
First performance: 27 February 2000, Milton Keynes Theatre, Emily Beynon (fl), Milton Keynes City Orchestra conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton
Commissioned by Young Concert Artists’ Trust

The Middleham Jewel (2003) 17 min
2 Oboes, Bassoon, Harpsichord, Theorbo and Strings
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7687)
First performance: 25 February 2003, Victoria and Albert Museum London, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Commissioned for The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment by the National Art Collections Fund to celebrate its centenary

Moonlight Revels (2002) 15 min
Concerto for Trumpet, Alto Saxophone and Strings (min
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7636)
First performance: 11 May 2002, Deborah Calland (trumpet) and Beverley Calland (saxophone) with the Britten Sinfonietta conducted by Nicholas Cleobury at the Church of St. Jude on the Hill, Central Square, London
Commissioned for Deborah and Beverley Calland by the Hampstead and Highbury Festival

The Ringing Isle (1997) 6 min
Symphony Orchestra / Chamber Orchestra / Symphonic Wind Band
Published by Faber Music
First performance: 5 November 1997, Royal Festival Hall, London, London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer
BT Celebration series commission for ABO 50th anniversary

Run to the Edge (2003) 5 min
For Orchestra
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7698)
First Performance: 23 July 2003, Shizouka, Japan, London Schools Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter Ash
Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society for the London Schools Symphony Orchestra

Stargazer (2001) 27 min
Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
TbnSolo—3(II+III=Picc).3(III=Ca).3.3(III=Cbsn)——Timp—3Perc—Hp—S tr(
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7609)
First performance: Barbican London, 9 March 2007, Ian Bousfield, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas
Commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra

There was a Child (2009) 50 min
Soprano and tenor soloists, Adult Chorus, Children's Chorus and Orchestra
Commissioned by Rosemary Pickering, Norfolk and Norwich Festival, and CBSO
EP 71901 (full score), EP71901A (vocal score)

Work in Progress (2006) 40 min
Fourteen Site-Visits for Piano and Orchestra with film
Pf Solo———2Perc—Str(min
Optional forces in last movement: Children’s Choir—Folk Orchestra—Jazz Orchestra—Steel pan
Published by Peters Edition (EP 7761)
First performance: 26 January 2005, The Sage Gateshead, Rolf Hind (piano), Northern Sinfonia conducted by Nicholas Kraemer
Commissioned by the North Music Trust to celebrate the opening of The Sage Gateshead


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