Compositions

Clowes writes extensively for small band contexts, but in addition she has written for a myriad of other orchestral and chamber music line-ups. Works include:

Hero London Sinfonietta (2019)
for solo double bass, a Sinfonietta Short

A walk in the park – or so they say London Sinfonietta (2019)
for school orchestra, reworking/orchestration of material provided by secondary school pupils for Sound Out

Loujean & Lucy BBC Radio 3 commission (2017)
for orchestra, saxophone & piano

The Mighty Pencil Onyx Brass commission (2015)
for brass quintet
appears on ‘Onyx Noir’, NMC Recordings (2018)

The Fox, the Parakeet & the Chestnut BBC Radio 3 commission (2014)
for orchestra and jazz quintet
Winner of a BASCA British Composer Award, 2015

Under Your Wing (2014)
for voice, saxophone, guitar, bass, drums & string quartet
(lyrics Mike Walker)

Tango (2006)
for cello & piano; saxophone & cello; saxophone, cello, piano, bass & drums

Song for Saariaho (2014)
for cello, saxophone & drums

Apple Boy Emulsion commission (2014)
for the Emulsion Sinfonietta

Small Pieces of Wood (2012)
for soprano saxophone, oboe, bass clarinet & drums

Iris Nonet (2011)
for jazz quintet & string quartet
Shortlisted for a BASCA British Composer Award, 2013

Wintertime Phoenix Singers commission (2008)
for SATB choir
(lyrics Jessie Jones)

The Musician’s Guide to the Galaxy (2006)
for narrator, string quartet, jazz quintet, percussion, woodwind quartet

More examples of Clowes’ music can be found on the Album Releases page or the Videos/Music Clips page.