A Beat-Box Brass Trio – Saxophone - Trombone - Tuba - Site-specific street performances featuring on-body mp3 dissemination system – using their instruments to communicate - improvising - 'beat-boxing' - at a virtuosic level – producer/director/composer.
Used to be Slime
Site specific work for brass ensemble and circus performersfirst performed in George Square, Glasgow 2011- producer/director/compose.
An outdoor site-specific work - mixed media event
- interactive sound design with live performance
- music composed for vocal soloists (6), chamber
choir, chamber ensemble – V1, V2, Vla, Vc,
DB, Hrn, Tpt, Tbn, Perc, Keys - directed and devised
with Hilary Westlake - Salisbury Festival, U.K.1999 also produced by Artichoke Norfolk Festival at Elsing Hall 2011producer/director/composer.
The Flame of
Live national ABC TV mixed media event - Queensland
Symphony Orchestra and the Brisbane Chorale - Directed
and devised with David Bell & Bill Haycock- contains a number of original commissions.producer/director/composer.
The 50 Year Parade
Queens Golden Jubilee - The Mall - London.
Pageant, live national TV broadcast, BBC - music
consultant, associate director Director Hilary Westlake. director/performer
The Perfect Day
An outdoor mixed media event including music performance,
multimedia projections, fireworks, pageant - live
national TV and radio broadcast, BBC - a celebration
event for the opening of the refurbished western
front of the Salisbury Cathedral - music composed
and arranged for a number of ensembles; brass band,
vocal ensembles, recorder ensemble and traditional
English folk ensembles and sound-scapes. Director
The European Tour - a circus without animals, devised
by Hilary Westlake with a company of six actors,
text by David Gale - music composed for featured
dance pieces - written for bassoon and flute - additional
music composed for the Australian production.
A dance theatre work, devised and directed by Hilary
Westlake - a through composed score featuring sound
scapes and music written for soprano, trumpet, two
synthesisers, bass guitar and tape.
The Lament of Lucy Vaughn-Harding
A performance piece for soprano and piano. First performed at the Kingston Festival of the Voice 2007. Text by Heather Keens. James Squire was a highwayman, from Kingston. He was convicted of robbery with menace, in 1785. He was sentenced and transported on the first fleet to Botany Bay, Australia. He became the first man to grow hops and brew beer in the new colony. This piece is his story from the viewpoint of lover and house-keeper Lucy Vaughan-Harding – in-development
Theatralia and Camden Peoples Theatre - a Jazz concert
fused with the text of Italian writer Stefano Benni,
the interactive projections of SDNA, the postmodern
Sound Scapes of Frank Millward along with the mysterious
notes of Pat Thomas, Orphy Robinson, Dudley Phillips,
Rowland Sutherland - Director Filomena Campus.
238 Work in Progress
Theatralia and Camden Peoples Theatre - This work
navigates areas around interactive and experimental
adaptation while breaking boundaries between entertainment
and information, theatre and journalistic enquiry.
Director Filomena Campus.
A dance music theatre work - winner of
the “Perrier Award 1985 “ Edinburgh
festival - through composed score featuring sound-scapes
- music for four singers, sequencer, two tape recorders
and synthesisers - devised and directed with Hilary
Westlake - dialogue and lyrics by David Gale.
An opera - composed for five singers, an actor and
four musicians, percussion, violin, 'cello and keyboards
- libretto by David Gale - director Hilary Westlake.
The Australian production - a through composed
score for orchestra, eight singers, synthesisers,
tape and sound design - performed by the Queensland
Theatre Orchestra and TN! Theatre Company, conductor,
John Curro - directed by Hilary Westlake - lyrics
by David Gale.
A theatre piece by David Gale – electronic
music composition for six voices with tape - produced
as a resident project at the Wimbledon School
of Art and Design - directed by Hilary Westlake
A play by Elizabeth Jolly, accompanying score
composed for piano and sound-scapes.
A mixed media event featuring live performance
with video synchronisation - producer and director
of this showcasing event of original works by
staff and students from the Faculty of Arts at
Southern Cross University.
The Flying Fruit Fly
Circus – Moscow Circus
A children's circus - music composed for three
featured acts and tape, Moscow Circus Australian
Tour. Albury,N.S.W. - music composed for twenty-seven
feature acts for an ensemble of four instrumentalists
and chorus vocals.
for the Future
A play by Janis Balodis - music for solo violin,
electronics and tape, The Melbourne Theatre Co.
A music theatre piece devised by director Hilary
Westlake - through composed score features sound
scapes, chorus, tape and synthesisers.
Red Ted and The Great Depression
Documentary film about Ted Theadore the Labour Party
Treasurer who advocated a Keynesian approach during
the great depression - director P.Lauchrin. - A.B.C.
A four part documentary series about the Aztecs
- BBC TV.
A four part documentary series about the code
breakers in Bletchley Park during World War II
- Channel 4, UK. Composer Howard
Documentary film about the slave trade in the Pacific
islands - director, D.Beattie - SBS Television.
Lost Wax Memories
Documentary film about casting bronze statues -
director, M. Redman - SBS Television. (Composer).
Come Join The Spirit
An Expo 88 videogram featuring the song and additional
instrumental material. (Composer).
Music to an educational video produced by Queensland
Education Production and Publishing Services.
in this category are between 300-350 sound tracks
for corporate presentations - radio, television,
live performance and cinema).
A Billie Holiday Montage
Featurin the Delta Saxophone Quartet - a DVD with music by: Gerald Barry – ‘Before the Road’ (1997), Tim Ewers – ‘On the Edge’ (2006), Michael Finnissy – ‘Selected Movements of The Great Masters’ (1996), Steve Goss – ‘Uneasy Dreams’ (2006), Mike Searby – ‘Ghosts and Arias’ (2007) and visual moving images by Frank Millward and Dave Orwell - FMR Records
From Anger To Sadness #4, #3, #2, #1
Multimedia work for solo soprano & projections, #4 presented at TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association) conference Kingston University, 2011- #3 presented at the National Review of Live Art, 2010 - #2 presented at Goldsmith University Intimacy Conference Dec 2007 - #1 - York University Netvotech July 2006 - part of The Visual Voice project, collaboration with ENT surgeon, Dr John Rubin, exploring connections between scientific and artistic visualization processes. #1 for small choir and soprano solo - #2 for solo soprano. Both pieces use projected 3D spectrographic images (MAX/MSP/Jitter) with pre-recorded nasendoscopy images of affect utterances.
Vocal Folds In
Motion the formative work that developed into the Visual Voice project (Video Piece)
(Interactive Flash Piece)
Ask Me Why
A multimedia performance work first performance
at the IASPM conference Southern Cross University
- video by Ian Slade. (Composer).
Multimedia performance work. (Composer/Performer).
RECORDINGS & MUSIC SCORES
Brass Quintets - Three works for brass quintet from ‘Used To Be Slime’ - published by Wirripang
solo piano 3 Audio CD with music book, piano recording by Sally Mays
1) The Jazz Cat 2) The Breeze & You 3) The Finish Fish 4) Fantasie
5) My Budgie’s Got The Swinin’ Cagen Blues 6) Brewing 7) Jivin’ Shuffle
8) Mambo With A Mullet 9) Bring Back Da Ba Ba Du Ah Ba Da - published by Wirripang
solo piano 2 - Audio CD with music book, piano recording by Sally Mays 1) Clown Dance II 2) Daydream Dancer 3) Non Ti Brusha 4) Roman Aqueduct 5) Shopping for Shoes 6) Through Early Morning Light I See 7) Try 'n' Tell 'er. Book and CD published by Wirripang
solo piano 1 - Audio CD with music book, piano recording by Sally Mays 1) Stilt Dance 2) Almost Had The Blues 3) View From A Garden Shed 4) Not Much Changes 5) A Simple Song 6) Once I was Crazy Now I’m Just Mad 7) The Crucifixion Blues 8) Red Ted. Book and CD published by
From a Bridge of Dreams Audio CD compilation - includes the flute solo work ‘Calling The Turtles In’ by Frank Millward published by Wirripang
piano CD Recording (2012 release)
2 Almost Had the Blues
3 View From a Garden Shed
4 Not Much Changes
5 A Simple Song
I Was Crazy
7 The Crucifixion Blues
8 Red Ted
9 Clown Dance 2
10 Daydream Dancer
11 In Decision
12 Non ti Brucia
13 Roman Aqueduct
14 Shopping for Shoes
15 Through Early Morning Fog I See
16 Try 'n' Tell 'er
timelines CD Recording
A work for DJ (Disc Jockey) and Orchestra.
- yesterdays II - todays III - tomorrows
Scored for DJ/s and 2 Fls, 2 Obs, 2 Cls, 2 Bsns,
2 Hrns, 2 Tpts, Perc, V1, V2, Vla, Vc, DB - recording
features: ABC - Queensland Symphony conducted by
Michael Morgan Duration: 20 mins
Groove Robbers CD Recording.
2 Tricky Angles
3 Hold Me
4 The Song
Recording features: Heather Keens, vocals. Frank
Millward, keyboards. Steve Caruana, drums. Karl
Biggs, vibraphone - Andrew Lesnewski, bass, Natalie
Low, violin - Australian Recordings Produced/Engineered
by Joy Weng and Bill Cooney at Griffith University
Studios. UK Recordings Engineered by: Steve Lowe
at Gateway Studios, Kingston University. Duration:
Sigh CD Recording.
For Wind Orchestra and Soloists (Alto Sax, Accordion,
DB). Duration: 13:20 mins
A concerto for guitar in three movements.
I - Narcissus for Jazz Guitar
II - The Pool for Nylon Stringed Guitar with pickup
III - Echo for Electric Guitar with FX pedals
Scored for 3Fl, 3Ob, 2Cl, Bass Cl, 2Bsns, C.Bsn,
4Hrns, 3Tpts, 2Tbns, B.Tbn, Tba, Timp, 3Pcn, Bass
(El & DB) Drums, V1, V2, Vla, Vc, DB. Duration:
Tip Top Condition
The Instrumental / Vocal Suite for Soprano, Trumpet,
two Synthesisers, Bass Guitar and Tape
The Politics Of A Romantic State
A work for string orchestra.
I - A Cynical Affair
II - Love’s Majority
III - The Swinging Vote
Scored for V1, V2, V3, V4, Vla, Vc, and DB. Duration:
For 2 Pianos, 2 Saxophones, 2 Percussion, 2 Singers.
Duration: 4 mins
For 2 Pianos, 2 Saxophones, 2 Percussion, 2 Singers.
Duration: 3 mins
1) Suite for Brass Ensemble. Duration: 15 mins
2) For String Quartet:
· A March Air for String Quartet (Score &
· A Slice of Alice for String Quartet (Score
· The Mad Hatters String Quartet (Score &
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
A sonata in three movements - Duration: 14 mins
Clowns Dance 1
A duet for flute and bassoon - Duration: 15 mins
A Latin piece for small ensemble - Duration: 4
For Big Band - Duration: 3 mins
o I Get Along Without You Very Well (Score)
o Crazy (Score)
o Body and Soul (Score)
o Roses of Picardy for Soprano, Tenor & String
o The Children’s Home for Soprano, Tenor
& String Quartet (Score)
o Come Into The Garden Maud for Brass Quintet
&/or String Quartet (Score)
Songbook 1 – Book of five songs for solo voice and piano - words and music by Frank Millward published by Wirripang
Songbook 2 – Book of five songs for solo voice and piano - words by Lisa Gasteen, music by Frank Millward published by Wirripang
For Soloists, Choir & Chamber Ensemble
1 The Spider & The Fly for SATB & Chamber
2 Mad Hatters Song for Baritone & Chamber Orchestra
3 White Rabbit Solo for Actor (Text piece)
4 I'm A Little Toothbrush for Baritone & Chamber
5 The Duchess Aria With Chorus for Sop, Choir &
6 Alice’s Argument for SATB & Chamber
7 Alice’s Common Sense Song for Child’s
voice & Chamber Orchestra
- An Opera.
Arias for Soprano and Piano
b) ‘The Queens Aria’
c) ‘In The Springtime’
1) Full Score for Soloists, S.A.T.B. & Orchestra
2) The Songs for S.A.T.B. & Orchestra
3) Calling In The Turtles for Solo Flute
1) Full Score for S.A.T.B. & Piano
2) The Suite for S.A.T.B. & Pian
Scuro An Opera
Full Score for Soprano, Baritone, Actor, Dancer
and Chamber Ensemble
for voice & Piano
o See Hear – Duet for Sop & Mezzo (Score)
o Frau Freud (Score)
o My Room (Score)
for Soprano, Choir & Brass Band
PRODUCED / ARRANGED / PERFORMED
Q – Michael Hutchence Solo Album
Expo 88 – Three Songs & Videogram