Compositions & Arrangements

Brian Cotterill is a keen composer and has written and arranged works for (amongst others) the Maidenhead Chamber Choir, the Albion Brass Consort in London, the Farnham Youth Choir, Canzonetta, the choirs of St Peter’s, Farnborough, St Thomas-on-The BourneFarnham Heath End School and Lanesborough School in Guildford and St Edmund's School in Hindhead.


A selection of Brian's most popular compositions is shown below. Copies (including full sets) are available for purchase from Brian. 


THE PRAYER OF ST ANTHONY

2014


Text: Basilica di Sant' Antonio, Padua

Music: Brian Cotterill


A triumphant choral anthem for 2-part upper voice choir and organ


Ideal for Choral Evensong and festival services










WEDDING HYMNS ARRANGED FOR TRUMPET & ORGAN

2004


Music: composed and arranged by Brian Cotterill


A collection of 21 of the most popular wedding hymns with descants arranged for trumpet (both Bb and D where appropriate) with accompnying organ parts.


IMPORTANT: the set is produced in a ring-binder folder to allow for separate hymn use and all music is printed on card to ensure stability on music stands. The necessity to produce separate trumpet and organ parts is eliminated: one folder does all!


NB No page turns are required





LAUDATE DOMINUM

1988 (revised 2001)


Text: Psalm 150

Music: Brian Cotterill


A triumphant choral anthem for SATB choir and organ


Ideal for Choral Evensong and festival services


DEAR LORD AND FATHER OF MANKIND

1998


Text: J G Whittier

Music: Brian Cotterill


A choral anthem for SATB choir and piano


(version for SATB choir and organ also available)


Ideal for use as a Communion anthem







LULLAY LULLOW

1985 (revised 2002)


Text: Anonymous 15th century

Music: Brian Cotterill


An unaccompanied Christmas carol for tenor (and/or soprano) solo and SATB choir


Ideal for concerts and carol services


HOW FAR IS IT TO BETHLEHEM?

1977 (revised 2001)


Text: Frances Chesterton

Music: Brian Cotterill


A reflective unaccompanied Christmas carol for SATB choir and optional soprano solo


Ideal for carol services


NB Brian wrote his original version of this piece when aged 10


I WONDER AS I WANDER

2006


Text: traditional North Carolina

Music: traditional arranged by Brian Cotterill


A Christmas carol for soprano semi-chorus, SATB choir, string orchestra and organ


(semi-chorus, SATB choir and organ version also available)


Ideal for concerts and carol services


COME AND SING!

2004


Text: Brian Cotterill

Music: Brian Cotterill


A 'rock' Christmas carol for two-part upper voice choir and piano, guitar and percussion


(unison choir and piano version also available)


Ideal for school and youth choirs


GOLDFINGER

2003


Text: Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley 

Music: John Barry arranged by Brian Cotterill


Classic James Bond theme song arranged for two-part upper voice choir and piano


Ideal for school and youth choirs


SEND IN THE CLOWNS

2007


Text: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim arranged by Brian Cotterill


A beautiful song arranged for three-part upper voice choir (SSA) and piano


Ideal for school and youth choirs


NB This arrangement uses the revised lyrics as sung by Barbara Streisand in her recording of the original song