Choral music

CHORAL MUSIC BY ANTHONY HEDGES

To listen to extracts from  scores marked* click here
Scores marked (b) have been broadcast on  Radio 3 and abroad.

CHOIR  AND  ORCHESTRA

The Temple of Solomon* (b)Commissioned by Huddersfield Choral Society

Bridge for the Living  (Text by Philip Larkin)Commissioned by J.H.Fenner & Co, for the opening of the Humber Bridge

I Sing the Birth: Canticles for Christmas(Chamber Orchestra, solo Sop.)
Commissioned by the East Riding County Choir

Fantasia on 'A Virgin most pure'*(Choir, Sop. solo and Chamber Orch.)
Commissioned by Robert Weddle for Coventry Cathedral

The Lamp of Liberty(Chamber Choir & Orch. Bass solo)
Commissioned by Hull Philharmonic Society for the Wilberforce bicentenary

EpithalamionFirst performed by Sheffield Bach Choir

To Music (String Orchestra & Piano)
First performed by Hull University Choir and the Manchester Camerata

A Manchester Mass (b)Commissioned by Manchester Education Department

Psalm 104*  (Full Orch. or Brass Band) (b)
Commissioned by York & District Brass Bands Association


S.S. CHOIR  AND  YOUTH  ORCHESTRA

The Jackdaw of Rheims*Commissioned by Solihull Education Department

I'll make me a world*Commissioned by Coventry Centre for Performing Arts

Psalm 104* 
(Full Orch. or Brass Band) (b)

Songs of David
Commissioned by Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Dancing Days
 (Variable Junior Orchestra)
Commissioned by the Borough of Milton Keynes
There is a video performance of this work on You Tube.


S.S.A.A.  AND  PIANO

Four Elizabethan Lyrics



CHOIR  AND  INSTRUMENTAL  ENSEMBLE

Musick's Empire 
(S.A.T.B., Brass ensemble,  percusssion.)
Commissioned by Hull Grammar School

Psalm 148 
(S.S., Piano,  percussion ensemble.)
Commissioned by North Tyneside Educational Department


UNACCOMPANIED  S.A.T.B

Aspects of Love

Commissioned by Reading Bach Choir

Gloria (b)
First performed by the BBC Northern Singers
 
Gabriel's Message (Advent anthem)
Commissioned by Bishop Grosseteste College

Three Folksongs (arr.)

Motet: Quaerere Verum

ACCOMPANIED S.A.T.B.


Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (organ)
General William Booth enters heaven (piano)