Philip Seaton

 

Brought up in Nth.London,
Philip now lives and works in Tokyo

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Pieces are listed in order of composition - most recent first.

 

For piano, violin & cello      (36 min)
Trio Concertante is a virtuoso work in three parts, each containing two sub-movements.
     I,   Adagio maestoso - Allegro moderato
    II.   Lento - Presto agitato
   III.   Andante - Coda
The third part contains a cadenza in the manner of a romantic violin concerto.

Download the PDF Scores
Piano Part I      Piano Parts II & III
Violin               Cello

 

ABC

For 3-part childrens chorus and piano    (2 min)
ABC
is a short piece commissioned by Hokkaido International School, Japan.

The music is a bit of light-hearted fun, but there’s a serious educational message, too

Download the PDF Score

 

For chamber choir & organ    (30 min)
A Christmas Carol
is a modern musical adaptation of the novella by Charles Dickens.
It uses the "lessons & carols" format of a traditional carol service - using adaptations of both the music and the words of well-known Christmas carols - to create a moving re-telling of the story of a modern-day Scrooge confronted with today's consequences of human's greed - war, social deprivation, environmental extinction.

Listen to A Christmas Carol, by Stanmore Choral Society on YouTube
A Christmas Carol - the full recording
    or just the following short extracts
The Ghost of Christmas Past - the consequences of war

The Ghost of Christmas Present - the consequences of social deprivation
The Ghost of Christmas Future - the consequences of environmental extinction

Download the PDF Score, and a copy of just the words
Choir (SATB) and organ
Words only - designed to be printed double-sided on A4 paper to be folded into an A5 booklet.

 

For chamber choir and string quartet.    (10min)
The Mill Suite was commissioned by the Mill Hill Music Festival and performed at the opening concert of the 2003 festival.
Poems, each featuring a mill, by Percy Shelley, Thomas Hardy, Richard Milnes, Samuel Woodworth and Samuel Rogers, set to original music.

Download the PDF Scores
Full score - Choir and quartet
Violin 1    Violin 2    Viola    Cello
Rehearsal score - Choir and piano

 

For 2 violins & piano    (4 min)
An adaptation for solo violin & piano is also available
Rainy Day
was inspired by a washi (Japanese paper doll) given to the composer.   It evokes the emotions of a child who cannot play outside because of the rain .... until sunshine breaks through the clouds.

Listen to Rainy Day on YouTube

Download the PDF Scores
Piano      Violin 1       Violin 2
               Solo Violin

 

For piano quintet    (32 min)
Reflections
is a romantic style piano quintet
depicting the journey of a river from its source in the hills to the ocean.

Listen to excerpts from Reflections on YouTube

Download the PDF Scores
Piano      Violin 1      Violin 2
                Viola          Cello

 

Berceuse 

For piano    (4 min)
Berceuse is a short, easy piece for early learners.

Download the PDF score

 


CD ChamberWorks

 

Reflections & Rainy Day,
along with the as-yet unpublished Bitter Suite,
have also been released on CD

Available from tutti.co.uk