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:

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

The Mighty Pencil Onyx Brass commission
for brass quintet

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

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

Tango
for cello & piano; saxophone & cello; saxophone, cello, piano, bass & drums

Song for Saariaho
for cello, saxophone & drums

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

Apple Boy Emulsion commission
for the Emulsion Sinfonietta

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

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

The Musician’s Guide to the Galaxy
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.