Sacred anthem for mixed choir, SATB, a cappella, non divisi, with smoothly flowing contrapuntal and homophonic textures. With piano reduction. Medium difficulty. Text by St. Anselm. Duration: ca. 2'... More > 30".
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This SATB anthem is a setting of a prayer after John Donne - adapted from A Sermon Preached at White-hall, February 29, 1627/8. The composer's setting of John Donne's original text 'They shall... More > awake' is distilled into a lyrical four-part motet, written in celebration of the baptism of HRH Prince George of Cambridge. Duration: 3'30"< Less
A collection of short stories and a radio play from the mind of Lord Shosti O'Kovitch. Stories such as:
Mrs Balls’ daughter -
A Monologue by Mrs Balls:
Mrs Balls talks to her neighbour on... More > the assumed shenanigans of her daughter for Mrs Balls and Mr Balls both hear through the closed door of their lounge, moaning, grunting and slurping and assume the worse.
Notes for Ffyone -
A play for single voice; an Irish women on her death bed filled full of pain killers describes in her mind to her missing sister, her liaisons at bus stops in the pouring rain waiting for the bus to come, but never does. Here she orchestrates seductions and in bar down the road does the deed.
It is told in a lilting voice, with hints of James Joyce’s Mollie Bloom.< Less
Smendrick carves warts into works of art, Monet’s water lilies on ladies or on men Michelangelo’s David. A young woman demands Tracy Emin’s Bed, the money is good; but is he selling... More > out his integrity? Plus his true romance with Kitty O’Farty the love of his life, their life and friends resolve around a coffee bar, the mythical non appearance of Rabbi Gilbert. There are also unfortunate consequences with an artificial penis and a plot to take over Westminster Abbey.< Less
The story of a semi innocent in business today, where the cut throat policies exist in our society, with blood literally on the carpet. The dog eat dog society, a terrorist suicide plot using... More > exploding skinny lattes to bring down the middle classes, the marching on Ten Downing Street by women from the WI when they’re cakes blow up another terrorist plot. Wally’s girl friend Tantalising Twitchy who is genetically altered has her private parts containing a camera linked to a computer for blackmail purposes and dead people in graves copulating, naturally with each other, one doesn’t want to push the boat out into realms of porn.< Less
The story of the great romance between Halibut Bunge and Marigold Glove The death of a transsexual knife thrower, the unfortunate experience of a lady golfer with a nine iron up her posterior and the... More > feministic Go Lightly ladies dancing troop who go on the rampage.
There is carnage in both a supermarket and funeral parlour with the infamous Detective Rissole of the Yard, on the case and then the battling of the great chess game with Halibut Bunge and the duel at sunset.< Less
An update on the Helen of Troy saga with Paris as lover. The three graces are workers from a supermarket in Slough. The troubles in the closing down of a church, turning it into housing development... More > and the bishop and vicar’s wife in carnal pursuits and the hidden holy grail, Achilles and the rest of the Greeks are a rugby team who are permanently drunk, and a respite as an interlude, a girl who takes up weightlifting to gain a boyfriend and takes too many steroids which does dreadful things to her private parts, but pragmatism reigns as it always does, for every down turn there is an upturn as in the Iliad, hence Helen goes back with Menelaus.< Less
This is a moral nature, pertaining to the later part of the twentieth century. Proving the rule that "No good deed goes unpunished."Chaffinch Charlie is a gangster retired to the Cost A... More > Lot, where he has a bar, in which he runs girls for profit. When his top girl runs off with a wealthy man and marries him, he is, to say the least, upset. He was fond of her, for she was, as he would say, helping his onions settle after he did a bit of maiming for a friend. Charlie one night has a dream, that he died and went to a Mince Heaven, the dream changed and he watched from the astral plane; his bones being taken from his body; then noticed that an architect had turned his arse into a bungalow. A family of four moved in. When he woke in the morning and after going to the toilet, checking the pan, he knew that it was only a dream. He decided revenge on his previous employee. Naturally the conclusion to this story, is not good triumphing over evil, but dear old capitalism winning? But who wins?< Less
A tale proving the Irish built the Pyramids and that the Irish are the lost tribe of the Israelites. The history from the pre Druids to the present day, a Camel’s Toe passes into the... More > Church’s history as a Holy Relic naturally via Ireland. Lillith, Adam’s first wife and the Golem comes to the rescue of Litvok who is the descendant of the holy line with the frummer alchemists dancing through like fiddler on the roof and helping out. It clarifies the misconception of the Da Vinci Code and the rest of the old con, where this is a relic, an unholy shilling is made.< Less