Contemporary Piano Repertoire

Although Carson Cooman’s primary focus has been on performance and recording as an organ performer, this page contains recordings of selected contemporary piano works.

Most works can also be heard via Carson Cooman’s YouTube channel, where one can also select a playlist to listen automatically to a series of pieces in sequence.

Thomas Åberg (b. 1952)
Sharing my breakfast with a squirrel (2021)
Published by Svensk Musik (SMIC)
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Andreja Andric (b. 1978)
December II (2018)
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Antoine Beuger (b. 1955)
pour être seul(e), sans réserve (2009)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Antoine Beuger (b. 1955)
tombeau (2003)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne I, “Stella” (2020)
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Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne II, “Wolbeck” (2020)
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Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne IX, “tempus fugit…” (2021)
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Michael Byron (b. 1953)
As She Sleeps (2000)
Published by Frog Peak Music
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Christmas Piece (2021)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Harmonic Labyrinth (2018/21)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Isopsephy (2021)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Kyrie (Prelude for Piano) (2021)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Pezzo #1 (2021)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Pezzi (1–3) (2021–22)
Published by SMP Press
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Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Prelude (2021)
Published by SMP Press
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Fulvio Caldini (b. 1959)
Autoritratto (Marginalia No. 13) (2013)
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Fulvio Caldini (b. 1959)
Eliogabalo, op. 15 (1984/94)
1) La nascita; 2) La morte; 3) Il Mito
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Oliver Caplan (b. 1982)
November 3 (2005)
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Steed Cowart (b. 1953)
Blackberry Winter (2007)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
20th Century Music (1999)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Andrew Renton becomes an international art critic (1989)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Birthday Piece for Michael Finnissy (1996)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Blue Blue Blue (1986)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Chorale for Howard Skempton (1997)
Published by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) in “Spectrum 2”
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Derridas (1985–86)
1) Jacques Derrida goes to a nightclub
2) Jacques Derrida goes to a massage parlour
3) Jacques Derrida goes to the supermarket
4) Jacques Derrida goes to the beach
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Gorm Busk (1991)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
He rode the thermals (2017)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
James Duke son of John Duke (1989)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Kierkegaards (1986)
1) Kierkegaard his prelude
2) Kierkegaard his walk around Copenhagen
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Looking for Michael Bracewell (1989)
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Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Three Pieces for James Clapperton (1989)
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Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Pieces for Pianists, Vol. 1 (2016–19)
Piano Piece No. I/2
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Piano Piece No. I/6
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Piano Piece No. I/12
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Published by Divine Art Edition

Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Pieces for Pianists, Vol. 2 (2016–19)
Piano Piece No. II/1
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Piano Piece No. II/2
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Piano Piece No. II/5
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Piano Piece No. II/6
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Piano Piece No. II/8
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Published by Divine Art Edition

Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Set for Piano (2012)
TWELVE
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Published by Divine Art Edition

Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Nine Sunset Panels, op. 235 (1998)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 357 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 361 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 364 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 365 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 366 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Op. 369 (2007)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Daigneault (b. 1940)
Pure and Simple, op. 181 (1994)
Published by the Canadian Music Centre
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Robert Davidson (b. 1965)
For Alison (2011)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Arianna (2008)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Campane in Toscana (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Canone sulle campane (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Corale per pianoforte (2015)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
The Infinite a sudden Guest (2014)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
La morte che traccio il solco (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Night and Sleep (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Nocturne in Black and Gold (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Sky and Water (2021)
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Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Volo pericoloso (2007)
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Frederick Frahm (b. 1964)
Keesling Street (2005)
Published by Firehead Editions
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Matt Geer (b. 1996)
sound-silence (2021)
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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933–2010)
Dla Anny (For Anna) (2008)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes in “Piano Album”
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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933–2010)
Intermezzo (1990)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes in “Piano Album”
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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933–2010)
Kołysanka (Lullaby), op. 9 (1956, rev. 1980)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes in “Piano Album”
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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933–2010)
Mazurki (Mazurkas), op. 41 (1980)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes in “Piano Album”
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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933–2010)
Moment musical (1994)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes in “Piano Album”
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Lothar Graap (b. 1933)
Thema und Variationen über das spanische Volkslied ”Levantaivos, gañanes”, GWV 265 (1994)
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Mark Hannesson (b. 1968)
memory sustained (2014)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Stan Hoffman (b. 1951)
Transparency (1993)
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Samantha Hogan (b. 1990)
Bittersweet Memory (2020)
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
dies ist ein lied für dich allein (2019)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
further in summer than the birds I (2021)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
méditations sur le piano 2 (2017)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
méditations sur le piano 8 (carillon) (2019)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
méditations sur le piano 12 (2020)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
méditations sur le piano 15 (2020)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
monodie I (2018)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
monodie II (2018)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
noch etwas aus dem nachlass (2022)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
off and on a chant — in the inner ear (2014)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
traumveloren I (lost in dreams I) (2010)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
traumveloren II (lost in dreams II) (2010)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
300 (1996)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Beyond the Numb (1996)
1) Lento
2) Allegro
3) Lento rubato
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Celebration II (2000)
1) Presto (Joyfully)
2) Adagio (To reminisce)
3) Vivace (tongue in cheek)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Piano Piece 6.4.00 (2000)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Piano Piece 16.4.01 (2001)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Piano Piece 1.1.06 (2006)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Reflection (1996)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Shea (1994)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Sound Structure (1994)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
T (2002)
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James Humberstone (b. 1974)
Three Miniatures about Ma (2000)
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Amanda Husberg (1940–2010)
Little Suite (2010)
1) A Spring Day
2) My Waltz
3) Run Away with Me
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Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Flight of Stairs, a Room with a Skylight, a Study (2019)
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Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Living Room, a Half-opened Window, a Sunlit Hallway (2019)
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Jashiin (b. 1984)
Portland Thanksgiving Canon (2016)
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Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Row of Topiaries, a Garden Wall, a Coast at High Tide, a Dark Sky (2021)
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Arthur Jarvinen (1956–2010)
Gymnopédie for John Lennon (1999)
Published by Leisure Planet Music
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Jukka-Pekka Kervinen (b. 1961)
missing (1) (2022)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Jukka-Pekka Kervinen (b. 1961)
missing (2) (2022)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
“Average 10” (2007)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
Caged: Disturbed Mind (2009)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For AE, on their 30th birthday (2020)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Jeremy (2021)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Kate Harrison-Ledger (2021)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Matt Geer (2021)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
A Grateful Statue Dreams Brave (2021)
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Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
In Memory of Kevin Mitchell (2009)
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Burkhard Mohr (b. 1955)
Klavierstück XI (2021)
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Burkhard Mohr (b. 1955)
Klavierstück XVI (2021)
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Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Baby needs a new pair of shoes (1975)
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Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Le bossu à l’ascension d’aérostat (1977)
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Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Way Out West (1974)
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Lloyd Rodgers (1942–2016)
Winter Music for D. Wolf (2007)
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Dean Rosenthal (b. 1974)
Displacement (2009/16)
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Michael Parsons (b. 1938)
Piano Piece 5 (1973)
Published by Frog Peak Music or Experimental Music Catalogue in “Parsons: Piano Pieces 1971–74”
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Michael Parsons (b. 1938)
Variations (1971)
Published by Experimental Music Catalogue in “Parsons: Piano Pieces 1971–74”
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Jarrad Powell (b. 1948)
Uluru Wild Fig Song (1986)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
All Heart (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Amaranth (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Dyadic Canon (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Murmurations I (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Murmurations II (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Murmurations III (2020)
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Fredrik Rasten (b. 1988)
Suffuse (2020)
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Raimund Schächer (b. 1960)
Aria franconia, op. 54 (2016)
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Raimund Schächer (b. 1960)
Nocturne en Rondeau, op. 57 (2020)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
24 Preludes and Fugues (2019)
Published by Oxford University Press
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
A Perugia (1991)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Acacia (2003)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
after-image 4 (1997)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Album leaf (1995)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Arpeggio (1997)
Published by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) in “Spectrum 2”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Aubade (1995)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Christmas Melody (1983)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Close the coalhouse door (1986)
(piano arrangement of a song by Alex Glasgow)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
from Collected Piano Pieces
Piano Piece 1969
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Two Highland Dances (1970)
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First Prelude 
(1971)
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Simple Piano Piece (1972)
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Quavers (1972)
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Eirenicon 1–4 (1973/77/78/85)
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Riding the Thermals (1973)
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Sweet Chariot (1973)
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One for Martha (1974)
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Tender Melody (1974)
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Quavers 3 (1975)
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Second Gentle Melody (1975)
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Colonnade (1975)
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Surface Tension 3 (1976)
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June ’77 (1977)
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Saltaire Melody (1977)
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Memento (1978)
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Postlude (1978)
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Friday’s Child (1979)
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Air (1979)
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Trace (1980)
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Campanella (1981)
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Seascape (1982)
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Beginner (1983)
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Campanella 3 (1982)
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Quavers 5 (1984)
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Resolution (1986)
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Chorale (1987)
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Even Tenor (1988)
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una barcarola eccentrica (1989)
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Maestoso (1990)
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after-image (1990)
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A Roma (1992)
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Of Late (1992)
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Published by Oxford University Press

Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Columbus (1998)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
for Catherine (2004)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Force to be reckoned with (2010)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Four Pieces for Benjamin Britten (1974–76)
1) senza licenza (1974)
2) Invention (1974)
3) passing fancy (1975)
4) Chorale (1976)
Published by Oxford University Press in “Collected Piano Pieces”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Gralsstimung (2010)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Little Barcarolle (2006)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Longer Shadows (1999)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Lull (2003)
Published by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) in “Spectrum 4”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Lullaby for Emilian (2009)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
from Nocturnes and Reflections
Three Nocturnes
(1995)
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Horham (1995)
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Lyric Study (1995)
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Familiar (1995)
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Decision Time (1995)
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Guitar Caprice (1984/95)
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Starlight (1996)
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Memorial Prelude (1996)
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Zwischenspiel (1996)
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Monogram (1997)
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Penumbra (1997)
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Leamington Spa (1997)
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Goldsmiths (1997)
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Bolt from the Blue (1997)
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Gestalt (1997)
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Ecossaise (1998)
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Two Pinter Poems (1998)
1) Restaurant; 2) It Is Here
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Scorrevole (1999)
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Reflections 1–11 (1999–2002)
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Eighteen Golden Bars for Julian (2000)
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Liebeslied (2001)
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Resister (2002)
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Published by Oxford University Press

Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Norwich (1997)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Notti stellate a Vagli (2008)
Published by Oxford University Press
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Oculus (2014)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Piece in Old Style (2017)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
A Piece of the Action (2003)
Published by Oxford University Press in “Three Pieces for Guitar”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Potter’s Bar (2004)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Promenade (2014)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Reminiscence (2001)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Snowpiece (1968)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Stroking the keys (2003)
Published by Cadenza Music in “One Hit Wonders, Vol. 2”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Three Shades (1971)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Two Guitar Preludes (1999)
Published by Oxford University Press in “Five Preludes for Guitar”
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Two Interludes (1976/86)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Waltz for Piano (1970)
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Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Whispers (2000)
Published by Oxford University Press
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
100 Notes for Piano (2009)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
à la recherche du temps perdu (1976/90)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
An Album Leaf (1980/90)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
Circling (1984)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
A Modal Retrograde (1982)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
Prelude (1979)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
A Prelude (1985)
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Laurie Spiegel (b. 1945)
Returning East (1988)
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James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from January (2021)
Edge of Darkness
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Published by SMP Press

James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from May (2021)
Mystic Cave
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Published by SMP Press

James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from July (2021)
Dusk
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Taylan Susam (b. 1986)
tombeau (2014)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
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Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
500 Treble Notes (2017)
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Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
500 Triads (2017)
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Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
Nearly there (2017)
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Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
Passing (2020)
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Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
Preludes and Schrott (2017)
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James Weeks (b. 1978)
Durham (2017)
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Another Look at Dodecaphony (2019)
Published by Donemus
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Another Look at Tintinnabuli (2020)
Published by Donemus
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Crippled Symmetric (2019)
Published by Donemus
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Für Tillmann (2019)
Published by Donemus
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Imaginary Bow (2017)
Published by Donemus
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Florian Wittenburg (b. 1973)
Klavierstück, gespiegelt (2017)
Published by Donemus
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