Released in October 2013, After The Fire is a collection of original compositions for a various instruments. The general style is contemporary classical, always with a strong sense of harmony and melodic purpose.
Featured shortly after release on ABCs afternoon classic-drive program, several tracks from it have received regular airplay since then, including Harmony on Lyttleton Street for plucked-strings quintet, the 1st movement of the Flute & Guitar Sonata, and the 1st movement of the Birrarung Suite, a beautiful work for violin, cello & guitar.
Harmony on Lyttleton Street
A short work in three movements for small plucked strings ensemble
Sonata for Flute & Guitar
A substantial work in three movements
Another substantial work in three movements; this one for Violin, Cello and Guitar is a warm, impressionistic work that reflects upon the history of Melbourne’s Yarra river, referred to as Birrarung by the area’s indigenous inhabitants at the time of European settlement.
The Bells Of Beechworth
A duet for guitars tuned D G D G B E. It features six short movements based on a melodic bell sequence from an old church in Victoria’s historic Beechworth.
After The Fire
An appealing single-movement work for Mandolin & Guitar orchestra
Gorgeous solo guitar with Electro-acoustic sound-scape: you can almost feel the warm air and the rain!