James conducting the symphony orchestra and choir in Odysseus: Live, co-written with Luka Lesson and Jordan Thomas Mitchell

Music by James Humberstone for large ensembles

Passion (2012)

Symphonic Winds, extended virtuosic Brass, two Pianos eight hands. Passion was commissioned by MLC School and was premiered at the Sydney Opera House on May 21st, 2013. A recording will appear here soon. See also the resources page (Orff Conference 2013) for learning activities to do with this work.

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Concertino for Double Bass (2010)

Double Bass and small String Orchestra, but piano reduction is available for the second and third movements. Commissioned by MLC School for Aurora Henrich. Download a sample of the score.

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Requiem (revision – 2006)

Solo boy soprano, Cor Anglais, Percussion, Piano, SATB. Premiered by the Sydneian Bach Choir under Chris Shepard. Soprano: Trudy Stone.   Download the complete score.

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Requiem (2002)

Text of the Requiem Mass. Boy soprano, Cor Anglais, SATB choir, String Orchestra. Premiered by the Nova Choir and orchestra under David Mackay. Soprano: Trudy Stone. Download the complete score.

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God Child (1999)

Orchestra. Premiered by the Sydney University Symphony Orchestra under Gareth Tilley. Recorded by the Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic Orchestra under Wilfred Lehmann for 2MBSFM. God Child was composed in memory of my godchild Jennifer Nancye Tomlinson 29.10.98 – 29.12.98. I donate all proceeeds of broadcasts and performances of this work to sids and kids, so if your…

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This Place (1994)

Orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by the Exeter University Symphony Orchestra under James Humberstone.

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Nesnej (1990)

Orchestra. Premiered by the West Lakes Youth Orchestra under Noel Bertram.

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