Julian Philips Voice & Piano Works


 

Love Songs of Amy Lowell (2011)

(commissioned by the 2011 Presteigne Festival)
Duration: 16 minutes
Text: Amy Lowell
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

An Amherst Bestiary (1997)

Duration: 1-25 minutes
Text: Emily Dickinson
For purchase: ‘Amherst Bestiary’, Peters Edition

 


Mezzo-soprano and piano

 

An American Songbook (2004)

(commissioned by the Ludlow English Song Weekend)
Duration: 16 minutes
Text: Langston Hughes
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

Life Lessens (2002)

(commissioned by Nick & Sue Nightingale)
Duration: 25 minutes
Text: Simon Christmas
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

 


Tenor and piano

 

Love Songs for Mary Joyce (2016)

(commissioned by the Wigmore Hall)
Duration: 20 minutes
Text: John Clare
For purchase: ‘Love Songs for Mary Joyce’, Peters Edition

An Amherst Bestiary (1997)

Duration: 1-25 minutes
Text: Emily Dickinson
For purchase: ‘Amherst Bestiary’, Peters Edition

Der Jungling und der Tod (1997)

(commissioned by BBC Radio Three)
Duration: 6 minutes
Text: Josef von Spaun
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

Dread of Starry Majesties (1995)

(commissioned by the Lichfield Festival)
Duration: 20 minutes
Text: Ivor Gurney
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

now i lay me down to dream of spring (1991)

Duration: 25 minutes
Text: e e cummings
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

 


 Baritone & piano

 

Four Sonnets of John Clare (2002, rev. 2015)

(commissioned by the Wigmore Hall)
Duration: 10 minutes
Text: John Clare
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

There is a morn by men unseen (2003)

(commissioned by the Wigmore Hall)
Duration: 3.5 minutes
Text: Emily Dickinson
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

Blist’s Hill (2009)

(commissioned by NMC Recordings)
Duration: 3.5 minutes
Text: Simon Christmas
For purchase: ‘Blist’s Hill’, Peters Edition

Swift Partitions (1998)

(commissioned by baritone Jeremy Huw Williams)
Duration: 13 minutes
Text: Emily Dickinson
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

Eclogue (1996)

(commissioned by the Housman Society & Finzi Trust)
Duration: 9.5 minutes
Text: A E Housman
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

Fern Hill (1996)

(commissioned by baritone Jeremy Huw Williams)
Duration: 15 minutes
Text: Dylan Thomas
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

 


Julian Philips Works for voice with instrument(s)


Soprano, tenor & piano trio

 

Cantos de Sonho (2013) for soprano, tenor & piano trio

Poems by Alexander Search
(commissioned by the Ludlow English Song Weekend)
Duration: 35 minutes
For hire/purchase: “Cantos de Sonho’, Peters Edition

 


Soprano, trumpet & organ

 

Love is more thicker than forget (1997) for soprano, tenor & organ

Poem: Emily Dickinson
Duration: 3 minutes
For purchase: ‘Love is more thicker than forget’, Peters Edition

 


Mezzo-soprano and viola

 

Coronach (1995) for mezzo-soprano & viola

Poem: Olive Fraser
Duration: 9 minutes
For purchase: ‘Coronach’, Peters Edition

 


Baritone and ensemble

 

Swift Partitions (1998/2003)

(commissioned by baritone Jeremy Huw Williams)
Ensemble: fl/ob/clar/bsn, hn, string quartet & piano
Duration: 13 minutes
Text: Emily Dickinson
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

 


Baritone & string quartet

 

Sweet Love Remembered (Goodison Quartet no. 2) (2005)

(commissioned by the Wigmore Hall)
Duration: 25 minutes
Texts: Amy Lowell, Amy Levy, Byron, May Swenson, James Merrill, Muriel Rukeyser
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips

 


Julian Philips Works for voice & orchestra


Baritone & chamber orchestra

 

Masque for Caliban (2006)

(commissioned by the Orchestra of the Swan for the Three Choirs Festival)
Orchestration: fl/ob/clar/bsn, hn/tpt/tbn, 2 perc, strings
Duration: 22 minutes
Text: Kamau Brathwaite
Contact: Peters Edition – Julian Philips