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Wednesday, April 30, 2014      16 comments

This is a little piece I wrote a while back that describes a clockwork toy I brought our son Benjamin that never worked properly. The way it went wrong Ben found very amusing and consequently got more out of it than if it would have been ... Read more
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      11 comments

This piece is written about a little village in North Devon just north of the town of Okehampton on the banks of the Oke river. In response to somebody who commented on my Copplestone cha cha as being a little Bernstein-esque and hence a li... Read more
Friday, April 18, 2014      19 comments

This is a Jig with a difference. It refers to a job I had several years ago playing piano in a pub in Exbourne. A number of farmers from the neibouring village of Jacobstowe (2 miles away) used to walk to Exbourne, drink lots of the local cide... Read more
The Copplestone Cha Cha (video blog)
Thursday, April 10, 2014      20 comments

This is a little Cha Cha I wrote for orchestra about half a dozen years ago. Copplestone is a thriving little village about 5 miles (8km) away from us and gives the impression that it is bigger than it actually is - I hope you enjoy this little... Read more
Ce fait un peu francias pour moi (video blog)
Saturday, April 05, 2014      18 comments

A little french waltz for you all to listen to. When translated into English the title of this piece is "Sounds a little french to me" It was inspired by a walk along the north banks and shore of the river Loire between the cities of... Read more
The Three Moors Suite (video blog)
Saturday, March 29, 2014      21 comments

The Morchard Bishop Maypole Dance for Orchestra (For SPARKINGME 176) (video blog)
Sunday, March 23, 2014      26 comments

This is a work I wrote eight years ago to comemorate spring may day bank holiday in one of our local villages. It is a place where they carry out a maypole dance on the first Saturday in May every year - a tradition that is hundreds of years ol... Read more
Oboe Concerto 3rd Movement Allegro Scherzando (video blog)
Sunday, March 16, 2014      14 comments

This is the final movement of the concerto. It is altogether a light hearted piece that is fairly jovial and cheeky in places. The structure is in a loose rondo form that eventually takes us into a cadenza before Orchestra and soloist finally ... Read more
Oboe Concerto 2nd Movement Largo Espressivo (video blog)
Saturday, March 15, 2014      13 comments

This is the second movement of the concerto - a slow reflective piece that was influenced by the views around the river Taw as it meanders through the meadows on the foothills of north dartmoor. I hope you all like it Thanks for listening a... Read more
Oboe Concerto 1st Movement Andante Cantabile (video blog)
Friday, March 14, 2014      19 comments

This is the first movement of my Oboe Concerto composed in 2011. I hope you all like it. Cheers and love to you all Trev... Read more
Good to be back, but what's the point of continuing?
Saturday, March 01, 2014      23 comments

Hi everybody, As some of you know I have been fairly busy over the past couple of weeks completing a commission which proved to be a larger project than the one I was expecting. The commission was to write a set of 24 piano pieces on... Read more
Trev's interview Part Five (video blog)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      11 comments

Where I answer a question set by Juliamoonchild before finishing with playing one of my little piano pieces to finish off. Hope you all like it. Cheers Trev... Read more
Trev's interview Part Four (video blog)
Friday, January 24, 2014      10 comments

Where I answer two questions from Kyliecat. Do you feel that losing weight can be an art as well? and how do you compare your weight loss journey to writing a melody or painting a picture? and two questions from Juliamoonchild, What is your f... Read more
Trev's interview Part Three (video blog)
Monday, January 20, 2014      10 comments

With the question from “Awesomechelz.” Are your children naturally creative or did they learn from your wife? and the Question from Insh8p Can you respite about your trip to Beethoven's house - the museum and breaking into song with the... Read more

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