Phillip FALLE arr. Jackson; Divisions on a Ground (Greensleeves) - Luxurious arrangement of the ground bass from the most famous of English tunes based upon Philip Falle's (1656-1742) Durham Viol manuscript. Ref: AA2014
George Frideric HANDEL arr. JACKSON; Rejouissance from the Musik for the Royal Fireworks - One of Handel's most popular compositions arranged so that clarinets support the trumpets on the top line. Ref: AA2015
Andy JACKSON; Tijuana Twilight - Think the first cocktail of the evening in a tropical setting and we called it Tijuana Twilight.Ref: AA2019
Henry MOZE; The Witches on a Trip to Naples - This overture to James Love's 1762 play consists of a lively opening movement, a beautiful folksong influenced slow air and a rousing finale. A really unusual and attractive item. Ref: AA2013
Giuseppe VERDI arr. JACKSON; Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - This version of the popular song from “Nabucco” can be performed with or without a choir. Ref: AA2007
Andy JACKSON; Bottoms Up - Light-hearted concert piece for bass instruments loosely based on Pachelbel's Canon. The title refers both to the elevation of cello, bass, bassoon, bass clarinet and trombone to solo status and to drinking a toast to that. Ref AA3009
Andy JACKSON; Songs & Dances '98 (original version) - Alternately soulful and energetic single movement piece based on African music. (Scored for either saxophone ensemble or clarinet ensemble). Ref: AA3001 c/s
VOCAL & CHORAL: Collections
Andy JACKSON; Heaven Beneath Our Feet- A collection of songs based upon the writings of the 17th century land reform activist, Gerrard Winstanley, with music derived from tune books published by John Playford in 1651. Ref: AA1007
VOCAL & CHORAL: Individual Songs
Ira SANKEY & Horatius BONAR, arr. JACKSON; Only Remembered - A moving 3-part a cappella arrangement of the Victorian hymn made famous by its adaptation for the stage show "War Horse". Ref: AA1015
Andy JACKSON; Flat Earth - A 3-part psalm exploring a much-debated philosophical point of view. It finishes with the assertation "The earth used to be flat": a musical pun too goo to be missed. Ref: AA1018
Andy JACKSON; We'll think on - The Belmont Anthem - Written for remembrance Sunday and exploring thoughts about grief and mourning, this song works equally well in its solo or its choral version. Ref: AA1019
Giuseppe VERDI arr. JACKSON; Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Choral version of the popular song from “Nabucco” can be performed with or without an orchestra. Ref: AA1010
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE PIECES IN THIS LIST, LET US KNOW, THEY ARE NEARLY READY AND MOST OF THEM CAN BE PREPARED FOR PUBLICATION VERY QUICKLY
Thomas ARNE; Rule Britannia - A version for intermediate level orchestra which is more faithful to Arne's original than the frequently heard “Last Night of the Proms” version.
Juan Crisostomo de ARRIAGA; Los Esclavos Felices - The “Spanish Mozart‘s” most famous composition makes a charming concert opener. Ref: AA2014
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN arr. JACKSON; Pathetique - A dramatic orchestral treatment of the 1st movement from the “Pathetique” piano sonata. Ref: AA2002
Arcangelo CORELLI; Sonata da Chiesa in E Minor - This version of one of Corelli's “Church” sonatas for full orchestra retains the intimacy of the original for strings only.
Leo DELIBES; Dance of the Automatons from Coppelia - A real favourite from the ballet score.
John DOWLAND; Lachrimae - The Jacobean lutenists were masters of melancholy. This is an unusual, but beautiful, addition to the orchestral repertoire.
John GARTH arr. JACKSON; Duo Concertante. An adaptation of the 18 th century Durham composer's work for orchestra with sparkling parts for flute and clarinet soloists. Ref: AA2023
Edvard GRIEG; Norwegian Suite - orchestral arrangements of Grieg's charming pieces for piano.
George Frideric HANDEL arr. JACKSON; The Water Music Suite no 1 - Adaptations of some of the best known pieces from Handel's orchestral masterpiece (Simplified parts for beginners and solo obbligato parts for experienced players also available)
George Frideric HANDEL arr. JACKSON; The Water Music Suite no 2 - Wind quintet version of the pieces often referred to as the “Recorder suite”
Andy JACKSON; Cocktail Suite For wind quintet – invocation of the heady days of flapper dresses and cocktails. Ref: AA3003
Andy JACKSON; Concertinettos - Wind quintet in which each instrument performs a virtuoso solo accompanied by the other four.
Andy JACKSON; The Gingery Boy - The narrator of this favourite old children's tale is accompanied by members of the wind section, introducing younger audiences to the voices within an orchestra. Ref: AA3006
Andy JACKSON; A Meditation on Breath - Thought provoking exploration of what lungs are for. (Scored for either saxophone ensemble or clarinet ensemble). Ref: AA3005 c/s
Andy JACKSON; A Quartet of Philosophers: Wittgenstein, Descartes, Aristotle and Kant. - 4 light-hearted pieces which are, hopefully, more accessible than their namesakes (scored for either saxophone or clarinet quartet)
Andy JACKSON; White Water Music for wind & brass - Written for the Queen's visit to open the River Tees Barrage based upon themes drawn from Handel's Water Music. Ref: AA3008
WA MOZART arr. JACKSON; Adagio K361 - for family ensemble. Ref: AA3007
WA Mozart arr. JACKSON; Adagio from Serenade for 13 wind K361 (mixed ensemble) - Mozart's sublime composition arranged for both wind and strings. Ref: AA3009