These 'A cappella' choral works in the English language are a feature of the Evensong service in the Anglican Communion. The pipe organ accompaniment between the phrases allows the choristers time to catch their breath. The music requires a highly trained choir of the standard that one would normally expect in cathedrals and large churches.
The works are a matched set in that they open and close identically. The music is scored for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass, and has also been orchestrated for a standard symphony orchestra ( albeit four trumpets .) The choral and orchestral parts are included
Born 1940, in New Zealand Army 1960 -1964 serving in Malaya for two years. Founded the Ron Naylor Art School in 1964. Trained as an organist and compose for that instrument and symphonies for orchestra. Started breeding rhododendrons in 1985.
Symphony 3 in A Major Published April 11, 2015
Watercolours 6 Published March 30, 2014
Mount Cook Published March 27, 2014
Symphony 2 in G Major Published November 30, 2013
Watercolours 5 Published August 28, 2013
Piano Solos Book 2 Published August 28, 2013
Earthquakes 7 Christchurch, New Zealand 19th Oct 2012 - 19th Jun 2013 Published August 09, 2013
Earthquakes 6 Christchurch, New Zealand 19th July 2012 - 19th Oct 2012 Published August 09, 2013