Stephen Scotchmer

Composer | Conductor | Musician

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Works List

Orchestral
Symphony no. 1 29.30 2222:4231: Timps, 2P, harp, solo soprano & strings
First performed in the Anvil Concert Hall Basingstoke, Nov. 2015 conducted by the composer, soprano: Margarete Nuesslein.
Symphony no. 2 30:35 2/1222:4231: Timps, 1P, harp & strings
Recorded with the Brno Filharmonie, conductor Mikel Toms 2016
Symphony no. 3  30:35 2/1222:4230: Timps, harp & strings, 2017
Symphony no. 4 2222:4231: Timps & strings, 2018
Symphony no. 5 2222:4230: Timps & strings, 2019
Symphony no. 6 2222:4231: Timps, harp & strings
Currently being written. First movement nearing completion - 2nd movement - work in progress.
Vocalise 0100:1000: Strings & solo soprano
First performed by the Farnborough Concert orchestra 1979, conducted by the composer, soprano: Sarah Scotchmer
Fantasy for Orchestra 2/1 2/1 22:4331: 2P, timps, harp & strings
First performed in the Anvil Concert Hall Basingstoke, 2010, conducted by the composer.
En Vacances 2/1222:4231: Timps, 2P, harp & strings
First performed in the Anvil Concert Hall Basingstoke, 2012, conducted by the composer.
A Song for Sarah 1111:2200: Strings
Recorded with the Brno Filharmonie conductor Mikel Toms 2018
Arrangement of ‘God Save the Queen’ 2222:4331: Timps, 2P, strings
Concertos
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra 2/1 2/1 2/1 2:4230: Timps, 1P, harp, solo cello & strings
First performed with the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer, cellist: Fiona Murphy 1989.
The second movement has been re-scored and is now available as a stand-alone movement 7:45 1111:2200: Harp, solo cello and strings.
This revised movement was recorded with the Brno Filharmonie conductor Mikel Toms, soloist: Lucy Scotchmer 2018.
Beethoven Violin Concerto in C (Performing edition by Stephen Scotchmer comprising of a completed 1st movt., Beethoven Romance in G for the slow movement and a Rondo last movement) 1202:2000: Solo violin & strings
First performed by the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra at The Anvil Concert Hall, conductor Stephen Scotchmer, soloist: Rebecca Totterdell 2008
Concerto Catalan for Clarinet & Orchestra 18:30 1111:2200: Solo clarinet & strings
Recorded with the Brno Filharmonie conductor Mikel Toms, soloist Oscar Arguelles 2018
Orchesterlied (Three settings of poems by Rainer Maria Rilke)
Das Karussell 5:15 1111:1000: Soprano & strings
Der Panther 3:00 1111:1000: Soprano & strings
Herbsttag 1111:1000: Soprano & strings
All three songs available as voice with piano accompaniment and optional English translation. Das Karussell also available as Voice, piano duet and strings.
Das Karussell was recorded with the Brno Filharmonie conductor Mikel Toms, soprano: Margarete Nuesslein 2018
Arrangement of: The Sunshine of Your Smile  2222:2230: Timps, 1P, harp, solo soprano, solo mezzo soprano
Romance for Violin & Small Orchestra 0010:1000: Solo violin & orchestra
First performed by the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stephen Scotchmer, soloist: Ken Lowes 1980
Four arrangements of Grieg piano pieces for solo cello & orchestra (Lyric Pieces)
Puck 2222:2230: Timps, solo cello & strings
Kanon 1121:2130: Solo cello & strings
Peasant’s song 1121:2000: Solo cello & strings
Home-sickness 2222:2000: 2P, solo cello & strings
Puck first performed in The Anvil with the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer, cellist: Lucy Scotchmer
Kanon & Peasant’s song first performed in The Anvil Concert Hall with the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer, cellist: Wolfgang Nuesslein
String Orchestra Arrangements
Scriabin Etude in C sharp minor 9-part string orchestra
First performed by the Honhardt Camerata (Germany) conducted by Stephen Scotchmer
Schubert Fantasie C-dur Opus 15 9-part string orchestra
Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso 9 solo parts – 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, one double bass
The perfect companion piece for the Mendelssohn octet. First performance Amsterdam Sinfonietta 2007.
Schumann Romance no. 2 0p. 28 9-part string orchestra
First performed by the Honhardt Camerata (Germany) conducted by Stephen Scotchmer 2017
Orchestra & Chorus
St. Michael’s Mount 2222:4331: Timps, 2P, harp & strings, SATB chorus.
First performed in the Anvil Concert Hall by the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra, Ranelagh and Holt school choirs, conductor Stephen Scotchmer, 2012.
Vocal
Leisure SSAA (A cappella)
Day or Night SSAAA and piano accompaniment.
Just as the tide was flowing SATB and piano accompaniment
Commissioned and first performed by Rivarate Choir conducted by Sarah Scotchmer 2018
Stage Works
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Originally published by MacMillan Ed. First performed at Edgbarrow School 1981
Chamber Music
Fantasy for Clarinet and Piano
First performed by Sandra Tong: Clarinet, Stephen Scotchmer: piano 1970
Toccatina for Flute & Piano
First performed by Joy Elliot: Flute, Stephen Scotchmer: piano 1972
School Teacher Blues (for wind Quintet)
String Trio 
First performed by The Manhattan String Trio in Germany 1994
String Quartet (Eine kleine Deutsche Musik) One movement work for string quartet, 1996
Chopin - Variations on Là ci darem la mano Arrangement for string quartet or string quintet
First performed By Martino Tirimo and The Silesian string quartet at Kings Place, London 2010
Cello Ensemble
Trio for three beginner cellos (Grade 3-5) 1990
The Affirmation 4 solo cellos (advanced), 2016
Lost Dreams 6 solo cellos (advanced), 2016
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