David Slater

Australian Composer & Conductor

List of Works

* Works marked with an asterisk are suitable for HSC Performance

Woodwind Trios 1974-5 Easy to Moderate

Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon

Pastorale 1975 Easy

Chamber Orchestra

Transfigure Eight 1976 Advanced

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon,Violin, Cello, Double Bass

Phases 1977 Advanced

2 Oboes and 2 Clarinets             

Mobile 1977 Advanced

Solo Flute and Tape Delays      

Against Time 1978 Moderate to Advanced

SSSAAT Choir, Flute, Violin, Cello, Piano

Two movements 1978 Advanced

String Quartet         

Dimensions 1978 Advanced

Solo Violin or Solo Cello  

Three Miniatures 1979 Easy

Actor, Piano, Stage Props         

Trio 1979 Advanced

Flute, Violin, Cello          

Orbital Path 1979 Advanced

Solo Cello, Live Electronics  

Parable 1980 Advanced

Actor, Live Electronics, Stage props  

Theme and Variations 1980 Advanced

Large Orchestra 

Parhelion 1980 Advanced

Solo Trumpet, Live Electronics 

Vietgram 1981 Advanced

SSAATTBB Choir, a cappella     

Elegy 1982 Advanced

Chamber Orchestra, Tape Delays    

Organ Marches 1982-6 Easy to Moderate

Pipe Organ  

Concertino 1987 Advanced

Solo oboe and Large Orchestra  

Little Etude* 2001 Easy

Clarinet (or Violin), Cello, Harp (or Piano) 

Efflorescences* 2001 Easy to Moderate

Solo Harp  

Homecoming 2002 Easy to Moderate

Soprano, 2 Clarinets, Viola, Harp, Guitar, Piano, Percussion  

Festive Overture 2002 Advanced

Large Orchestra 

Exploratory Surgery 2002 Easy to Moderate

Small Orchestra      

Antiphonies* 2003 Advanced

Soprano, Tenor, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, French Horn, Double Bass, Percussion, Piano

Pensive Moments* 2003 Moderate

Violin (or Viola) and Piano 

Etude* 2004 Moderate

Double Bass and Piano       

Scherzo and Chorale No.1* 2004 Advanced

Saxophone Quartet or String Quartet  

Scherzo and Chorale No.2* 2005 Advanced

String Quartet 

Noontide’s Night, Night’s Morning 2007 Advanced

Concerto for Double Bass Section & Orchestra  

Sonatina* 2008 Advanced

Cello (or Viola) and Piano   

A Breath of Wind from the Wings of Madness* 2008 Advanced

Baritone Saxophone, Double Bass, Percussion 

No leaves to Blow* 2010 Moderate to Advanced

Flute (or Clarinet) and Piano  

Summer Haze* 2010 Moderate to Advanced

Soprano and Piano    

Scherzo and Chorale No.3 2012 Moderate to Advanced

Full Orchestra  

Lamentations* 2012 Moderate to Advanced

Bassoon and Piano 

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow* 2015 Moderate to Advanced

Piano Trio        

Magnificat for a Prosperous World 2015 Moderate to Advanced

Mixed or Treble Voice Choir a cappella    

Elegies 2016 Moderate to Advanced

Mixed or Treble Voice Choir and String Orchestra (or Organ) 

the farce we must all play 2016 Advanced

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Lamentations* 2017 Moderate to Advanced

Trombone and Piano 

Scherzo and Chorale No.4 2018 Advanced

Brass Quintet           

Festive Overture 2018 Advanced

Symphonic Band