Amadeus Duo

Margaret Preston and Alina Bzhezhinska of Amadeus duo
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Amadeus Duo – Margaret Preston on flute and Alina Bzhezhinska on harp present a programme of Chopin’s music. Their arrangements give an interesting slant on Chopin’s piano music, as the evocative and sensuous combination of flute and harp take a fresh look at some of the most popular piano repertoire. They will also play the [...]

Songs of the Sea

Songs of the Sea Programme
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The Mermaid These pieces came about as a response to the Scottish Centres of Excellence invitation to composers to write a ten-minute piece suitable for performance in their establishments.  Special mention was made of the possibilities of using traditional instruments that are studied in the centres including flute, harp, accordion and bagpipes As these instruments [...]

The Tale of the Royal River

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The Tale of the Royal River from Olav Vennemann on Vimeo. Composed soundtrack for Olav Venneman’s  Film. This soundtrack came about after Jane Frazer suggested to Olav Venneman that he might approach me to play some music as backing for his tourism/history film. Olav had made the film as an illustration of Alan Glendinning’s  poem [...]

Lovelorn Anthology

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Lovelorn is an accessible anthology of poetry which reflects on the ups and downs (and ins and outs) of love. Each poem is poignantly illustrated by a specially selected linocut picture. The artists are from all over the world and their styles are equally diverse. I hope that you find the poems heartfelt; irreverent, sad, [...]