Works

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Vocal Solo & 
Song Cycles


Instrumental
Ensemble


Choral


Orchestral, Wind Band,
Brass Band


Opera


Cantatas & Oratorio


Instrumental Solo


Soloists with Orchestra


Arrangements of
Andrew Downes' music


Children & Young People

Works in Opus Number Order





List of Works:




VOCAL MUSIC


Unaccompanied Voice

Sacred Mass for Solo Voice


Song Cycles

Casterbridge Fair - baritone & piano
Five Holy Songs - counter-tenor/mezzo-soprano & piano
Old Love's Domain - tenor/soprano & piano
Songs from Spoon River - mezzo soprano & piano
Songs of Love - soprano & piano
Lost Love - soprano, tenor recorder/flute, viol da gamba/cello, harpsichord/piano
Dreamland - soprano, soprano saxophone, piano 
Finished Fields - bass-baritone & piano
Celtic Rhapsody - soprano solo with symphony orchestra

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Dramatic Cantatas

The Death of Goliath - soprano, counter-tenor, baritone, piano
Cain & Abel - alto & bass soloists, SATB chorus, piano
A Child is Singing - baritone soloist, SATB chorus, piano

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Opera

Far from the Madding Crowdsoloists, chorus, chamber ensemble
Odysseus and the Cyclops - baritone solo, child soloists, choir, school orchestra, piano

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Choral accompanied

New Dawn - Oratorio - SATB soloists, full choir & orchestra, including guitar ensemble 
Song of the Prairies - SATB soloists, semi-choir of high voices, full choir and orchestra
The Marshes of Glynn - tenor solo, SATB choir and orchestra
The Temple of Solomon - baritone solo, SATB choir and brass band
A St Luke Passion - baritone solo, SATB choir, piano duet, percussion, string orchestra
Runnymede Millennium Evensong Service - SSAATTBB choir, organ
I will lift up mine eyes (Anthem) - SATB choir, organ
O Praise the Lord (Anthem) - SATB choir, organ
O Sing unto the Lord a New Song (Anthem) - SSAATTBB choir, organ
The Mercies of our Lord - SATB choir, organ, 2 Trumpets
O Be Joyful in the Lord, all ye Lands - soprano solo, SATB choir, organ
Holy Communion - Church congregation, organ


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Choral unaccompanied


O Love the Lord All Ye His Saints (Anthem) unaccompanied SATB choir 
The Souls of the Righteous (Anthem) - unaccompanied SATB choir
In Peace I will Lie Down (Anthem) - unaccompanied SATB choir 
O Magnum Mysterium (Motet and Mass) - unaccompanied SATTBB choir
Preces and Responses - unaccompanied SATB choir (with divisions)


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High Voices


O Vos Omnes (Motet) - unaccompanied high voices (SSSA)
Piano - high voices, piano accompaniment
Ballads for Christmas - high voices, harp or piano accompaniment
The Dancers of Huai Nan - unaccompanied high voices
Gibraltar, our Homeland - unaccompanied vocal soloist and 3 part choir


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Choral Arrangements


Veni Emmanuel - SATB choir, organ, brass ensemble
The Coventry Carol - treble solo, SATB choir (unaccompanied)


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For Young Voices 

Odysseus and the Cyclops (Opera) - baritone solo, child soloists, choir, school orchestra, piano
Christmas Cantata - young voices (SATB), school orchestra
Ballads for Christmas - high voices, harp or piano accompaniment.
Songs of Autumn - children's voices with instrumental ensemble or CD
Songs of the Skies - children's voices with instrumental ensemble or CD              



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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC


Instrumental Ensemble


Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Sonata for 2 Pianos
Sonata for 8 Pianists
String Quartet No. 1
String Quartet No. 2
String Quartet No. 3 
Music for 8 Cellos & 5 Timpani
Sonata for Eight Flutes or Flute Choir
Fantasia for Alto and Bass Flute Solos - with 5-part concert flute choir accompaniment
Tone poem: The Song of the Eagle - flute choir
Mountain Song - flute choir, harp (or piano) string bass
Symphony No.5 - flute orchestra      
Earth Dances - saxophone quartet
Mela Kamavadhani - Indo-Jazz Ensemble   
Sonata for 4 Horns 
Suite for 6 Horns  
Sonata for 8 Horns
Five Dramatic Pieces for Eight Wagner Tubas  
Suite for Brass Quintet - 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
Suite No. 2 for Brass Quintet - 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
Sonata for Brass Sextet - 2 trumpets, horn, tenor trombone, bass trombone, tuba
Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments - 6 trumpets, 4 horns, 2 trombones.
Fanfare for a Ceremony - 5 trumpets, 4 horns, 2 trombones, tuba      trombones, bass trombone, tuba
Festival Fanfare for Save the Children
4 trumpets, 1 horn, 4 trombones, tuba
Toccata for Brass Band
Fanfare for Madame Speaker - 6 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba
Anna's Bridal March - 2 trumpets, 2 horns, organ
Symphony No.4 - Wind Band


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Instrumental Ensemble with Voice


Five Holy Songscounter-tenor, mezzo-soprano or baritone with 3 violins, 2 violas, 2 'cellos and double bass
Lost Love - tenor recorder/flute, viol da gamba/cello, harpsichord/piano, soprano soloist
Dreamland - soprano saxophone, piano and soprano vocal soloist


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Symphonic


Symphony No. 1 - organ, brass, percussion, strings
Symphony No. 2 - chamber orchestra
Symphony No. 3 - symphony orchestra with large percussion ensemble
Centenary Firedances - symphony orchestra with large percussion ensemble.


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If you have performed in any of Andrew Downes' works or come to listen, please share your experiences in the Premieres Blog! Also see what others have said. Thank you so much for your contribution.



MUSIC FOR BRASS BAND


Toccata for Brass Band
Fanfare for a Ceremony
The Temple of Solomon - baritone soloist, SATB choir, brass band   


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