Peter Stark



One of the things that continually drives me is that ‘it can always be better’! It doesn’t matter how much you work at something, it can always be improved. We never stop learning.



Peter Stark

Conductor, Educationalist, Consultant

Adès, Thomas

… but all shall be well

Addinsell, Richard

Warsaw Concerto

Albinoni, Tomaso

Concerto for Oboe

Anderson, Julian



, Leroy

Antoniou, Theodore

Concerto Fantasia for Violin & Orch

Arutyunyan, Alexander

Concerto for Trumpet

Arnell, Richard

Fanfare for a Lifeboat; Lord Byron; Concerto for Piano; Six Lawrence Poems

Arnold, Malcolm

Bridge Over the River Kwai Concert Suite; Concertos for Clarinet, Cor Anglais, Trumpet,

Two Violins and Viola; Overtures – Grand Grand, Tam O’Shanter and Peterloo; Padstow

Lifeboat March; Symphonies 2, 4, 5, 8; Cornish and English Dances

Auric, Georges

Phèdre Suite

Bach, JS

Brandenburg nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; Concertos for Violin 1 & 2, Double, Violin & Oboe,

Keyboard in D mi; Magnificat; Prelude & Fugue in E flat (orch Schoenberg)

Barber, Samuel

Adagio for Strings; Concerto for Violin; Symphony 1; Essay 1

Bartok, Bela

Bluebeard’s Castle; Concerto for Orch; Concertos for Piano 3, Violin 2; Dance Suite;

Miraculous Mandarin; Rumanian Folk Dances

Bax, Arnold

Garden of Fand; Symphony 1;Tintagel

Beethoven, L van

Concertos – Piano 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Violin, ‘Triple’; Overtures – Coriolan, Egmont, Fidelio,

Leonora 1&3, Prometheus; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; Romance for Violin &

Orch, F ma

Bellini, Vincenzo

‘O quante volte’ (

I Capuletti e Montecchi)

Berkeley, Michael

Concerto for Cello; Garden of Earthly Delights; Glass Tears

Berg, Alban

Chamber Concerto

Berio, Luciano

Variations for Chamber Orch

Berlioz, Hector

Overtures – Beatrice & Benedict, Benvenuto Cellini, Carnival Romain, Corsaire, Franc-juges;

Symphonies – Fantastique, Funebre et Triomphale; Grande messe des morts; Harold in Italy;

Hungarian March (

Faust); Nuits d’été; Royal Hunt & Storm (Trojans);

Bernstein, Leonard

Chichester Psalms; On the Town Dance Episodes; On the Waterfront Concert Suite; Overture

Candide; Symphonic Dances, West Side Story

Bizet, Georges

Carmen Suites 1&2, Habanera (

Carmen); Jeux D’Enfants; L’Arlesienne Suites 1&2;

Bliss, Arthur

Colour Symphony; Suite, Things to Come

Bloch, Ernest

Schelomo; Symph for Trombone & Orch

Boieldieu, François-Adrien

Concerto for Harp

Borodin, Alexander

Overture Prince Igor; Symphony 2; Polovtsian Dances

Brahms, Johannes

Concertos – Violin, ‘Double’, Piano 1&2; Overtures – Academic Festival, Tragic; Serenade 1;

Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4; Hungarian Dances; Variations of Theme of Haydn

Britten, Benjamin

A time there was…; Concerto for Violin; Gloriana Courtly Dances; Les Illuminations; Noye’s

Fludde; Four Sea Interludes (

Peter Grimes); Prince of the Pagodas; Serenade for Tenor Horn

Bruch, Max

Concertos for Violin 1&2; Scottish Fantasy; Kol Nidrei

Bruckner, Anton

Symphonies – 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9

Burrell, Diana

Black. Starlight. Bright Cinnamon. Earth

Butler, Martin

Concertino for Chamber Orchestra

Camilleri, Charles

The World of Music

Chabrier, Emmanuel

España; Joyeuse Marche

Chopin, Frederic

Concertos for Piano 1&2

Cimarosa, Domenico

Concerto for 2 Flutes

Coates, Eric

London Suite

Copland, Aaron

Symphony 3; Appalacian Spring; Billy the Kid; El salón México; Fanfare for the Common

Man; Rodeo; Quiet City

Coppens, Mathias

s’Levens Nevels

Corelli, Arcangelo

Concerto Grossi, no 3 Cmi, Op 6 no 8 (Christmas)

Curington, David


Dallapiccola, Luigi

Piccola musica notturna

Davidoff, Karl

Concerto for Cello 2

Debussy, Claude

Children’s Corner; Ibéria; Rondes des Printemps; La Mer; Petite Suite; Prélude à l’aprés-midi

d’un faune; Rhapsodie 1 for Clarinet

Delibes, Léo


Delius, Frederick

Two Pieces for Small Orchestra; Walk to the Paradise Garden

Donizetti, Gaetano

‘O luce quest’ anima’ (

Linda di Chamounix)

Dohnányi, Ernst von

Variations on a Nursery Song

Doppler, Franz

Concerto for 2 Flutes

Dubois, Pierre Max

Alto Saxophone Concerto

Dubugnon, Richard

Pyrophony; Sandwich

Dukas, Paul

Sorcerer’s Apprentice; La Péri

Dvoràk, Antonín

Concertos – Cello B mi, Violin; Czech Suite; Carnival Overture; Symphonies – 7, 8, 9;

Noonday Witch; Romance for Violin; Serenades – Op 22, 44; Slavonic Dances; ‘Song to the

Moon’ (

Rusalka); Symphonic Variations; Watersprite; Wood Dove

Elgar, Edward

Concertos – Cello, Violin; Overture Cockaigne; Symphonies – 1, 2, 3 (/Payne) ; Enigma

Variations; Introduction and Allegro; In the South; Pomp and Circumstance – 1, 2, 4; Sea

Pictures; Serenade for Strings; Three Characteristic Pieces; Wand of Youth Suite 2

Englishby, Paul

The Last Clarinet

Falla, Manuel de

El Amor Brujo; Nights in the Gardens of Spain; Three-Cornered Hat

Fauré, Gabriel

Dolly Suite; Elegy; Masques et bergamasques; Pavane; Pelléas et Mélisande; Requiem

Fine, Irving

Toccata for Orchestra

Franck, César

Symphony in D mi; Symphonic Variations for Piano; Psyché

Fujikura, Dai

Reconciliation; Subtle Falling

Gaukroger, David

Romany Wood

Gershwin, George

Concerto for Piano; American in Paris; Cuban Overture; Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture;

Rhapsody in Blue; Strike Up The Band

Grainger, Percy

Handel in the Strand

Ginastera, Alberto

Concerto for Harp; Overture to a Creole Faust

Glazunov, Alberto

Concerto for Violin; The Seasons

Gliere, Reinhold

Concerto for Horn

Glinka, Mikhail

Overtures – Life for the Tsar, Ruslan and Ludmilla

Goodwin, Ron

633 Squadron

Gounod, Charles

Ballet Music from Faust; Juliet’s Waltz Song (

Romeo & Juliet); Petite Symphonie;

Grieg, Edward

Concerto for Piano; Holberg Suite; Homage March, Sigurd Jorsalfar no 3; Norwegian

Dances; Peer Gynt, Suites 1&2; Symphonic Dances

Grofé, Ferde

Grand Canyon Suite

Hancock, Stuart

Concerto for 2 Flutes

Handel, George Frederick

Concerto for Harp, Op4 no6; Gloria; Messiah; Music from Royal Fireworks; Overture

Rodrigo; Saul; Semele; Suite from the Overtures (arr Liddell); Water Music

Harris, Roy

Symphony 3

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Concertos for Cello in C, Trumpet; Symphonies – 55, 61, 82, 83, 85, 92, 94, 100, 101, 103,

104, Toy

Hewitt Jones, Thomas


Hindemith, Paul

Metamorphoses on Themes of Weber

Holst, Gustav

Brook Green Suite; Perfect Fool Suite; Planets Suite; St Paul’s Suite; Somerset Rhapsody

Honneger, Arthur

Symphony 4; Pacific 231; Rugby

Horovitz, Joseph

Concerto for Trumpet

Humperdinck, Engelbert

Hansel & Gretel (Ov. + extracts)

Ibert, Jacques

Bacchanale; Concerto for Flute, Divertissement

Ives, Charles

Symphony 2; Unanswered Question

Janàcek, Leos

Cunning Little Vixen Suite; Idyll; Rikadla; Sinfonietta; Suite for Strings; Taras Bulba

Joseph, Jeffrey

Adagio & Caprice; Concerto for Oboe

Kabalevsky, Dmitri

Concerto for Violin; Overture, Colas Breugnon

Kakinuma, Yui

To the Cherry Blossom

Khachaturian, Aram

Concertos for Flute, Violin; Masquerade Suite; Spartacus Suite

Kleisinger, George

Tubby the Tuba

Kodály, Zoltán

Dances from Galanta; Háry János Suite; Peacock Variations

Korngold, Erich

Concerto for Violin; Sea Hawk

Krommer, Franz

Octet Op 57

Lawrence, Phillip

Illusion of Time

LeFanu, Nicola


Lehar, Franz

Merry Widow Selection

Liadov, Anatoly

The Enchanted Lake

Liebermann, Lowell

Concerto for Flute

Liszt, Franz

Concertos for Piano 1, 2; Les Preludes; Mazeppa Suite

Litolff, Henry Charles

Scherzo fo Piano & Orch

Lutoslawski, Witold

Concerto for Orchestra; Chain 1

Lumbye, H.C.

Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

Maconchy, Elizabeth

Concertino for Bassoon & Strings

McCabe, John

Concertos for Piano, 3; Golden Valley; 5 Elegies for High V’ce & Ch Orch; Nottuni ed Alba

MacMillan, James

Cantos Sagrados; Confession of Isobel Gowdie

Mahler, Gustav

Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10(i); Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Martinu, Bohuslav

Concerto for Oboe; Overture; Rhapsody Concerto; Sinfonietta ‘La Jolla’; Symphonies 1&5

Maw, Nicholas

Spring Music

Matthews, David


Maxwell Davies, Peter

Orkney Wedding & Sunrise

Mendelssohn, Felix

Concertos – Piano in G mi, Violin; Midsummer Night’s Dream; Overtures – Fair Melusine,

Hebrides, Ruy Blas, Trumpet; Symphonies – 3, 4, 5

Messiaen, Olivier

Et Expecto Ressurectionem; L’Ascension; Les Offrandes Oubliées; Oiseaux Exotiques;

Turangalila Symph

Milhaud, Darius

Concertos – Cello no 1, Percussion and small orchestra

Monteverdi, Claudio

Coronation of Poppea

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Concertos – Oboe, Flute, Flute & Harp, Horn 1, 2, 3, 4, Piano 12, 14, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25,

26, 27, Violin 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Sinfonia Concertantes for Violin/Viola, WWind; Overtures to

Don Giovanni, Figaro, Idomineo, Magic Flute; Symphonies 20, 29, 31, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39,

40, 41; numerous Divertimentos and Serenades; Exsultate Jubilate

Muldowney, Dominic


Mussorgsky, Modeste

Pictures at an Exhihibition (arr Goehr, & orch Ravel); Khovantchina Prelude; Night on a Bare

Mountain (original, & orch Rimsky Korsakov)

Nielsen, Carl

Concerto for Flute; Little Suite for Strings; Overture, Helios; Symphonies 2, 3, 4, 5

Nyman, Michael

Concerto for Saxophone Quartet

Offenbach, Jacques

Overture Orpheus in the Underworld

O’Regan, Tarik

Hudson Lullaby

Orff, Carl

Carmina Burana

Paganini, Niccolo

Concerto for Violin 1

Panufnik, Andrzej

Harmony; Sinfonia Sacra

Pärt, Arvo

Symphonies 2, 3

Parry, Hubert

Blest Pair of Sirens; I Was Glad

Pearson, Tommy


Pitkin, Jonathan


Poulenc, Francis

Concertos for Organ, Piano; Sinfonietta; Les Biches

Prokofiev, Serge

Concertos for Piano 3, Violin 1, 2; Symphonies 1, 5; Cinderella; Lieutenant Kijé; March for

Love of Three Oranges; Peter and the Wolf; Romeo & Juliet Suites 1, 2

Puccini, Giacomo

‘O mio babbino caro (

Gianni Schicchi); I Crysantemi, La Boheme, ‘Visi d’Arte’ (Tosca)

Purcell, Henry

Didio & Aeneas; Gordian Knot Untied

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Concertos for Piano nos 2, 3; Symphonies 2, 3; Isle of The Dead; Rhapsody on Theme of

Paganini; Symphonic Dances

Ravel, Maurice

Concertos for Piano, G ma, left hand; Bolero; Daphnis & Chloe; Mother Goose; Pavane;

Rhapsodie Espagnole; Scheherezade; Tombeau de Couperin; Tzigane; La Valse

Rawsthorne, Alan

Concerto for Piano 2

Recknell, Tom

King Solomon’s Mines

Reid, Alasdair

Music for a film too expensive to make; Triathlon

Reinecke, Carl

Concerto for Flute

Respighi, Ottorino

La Boutique Fantasque; Pines of Rome; Trittico Botticelliano

Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai

Cappriccio Espagnole; Coq d’or; Flight of the Bumblebee; Scheherezade

Rodrigo, Joaquín

Concerto for Guitar

Rooney, Clement

Five Pieces for Orchestra

Rossini, Gioacchino

Overtures to Barber of Seville, Cenerentola, Italian Girl in Algiers, Semiramide, Thieving

Magpie, William Tell; Une voce poco fa (

Barber of Seville)

Roussel, Albert


Roxburgh, Edwin

“Es ist genug…”; Saturn

Ruggles, Carl


Saint-Saëns, Camille

Concertos for Cello 1, Piano 2; Violin 3; Symphony 3; Allegro Appassionato; Carnival of

the Animals; Danse Macabre; Havanaise; Introduction & Rondo Cappriccioso

Sarasate, Pablo

Carmen Fantasie; Zigeunerweisen

Schoenberg, Arnold

Gurre-Lieder; Verklärte Nacht

Schubert, Franz

Overture Alfonse und Estrelle; Symphonies 3, 4, 5, 8, 9; Overture and Ballet Music from


Schumann, Robert

Overture to Faust; Concertos for Cello, and Piano in A mi; Concertstüke for 4 Horns;

Symphonies 1, 2, 3

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Concerto for Cello 1, Piano 2; Festive Overture; Golden Age Suite; Symphonies 1, 4, 5, 7,

8, 10, 12, 15; Dance Suite no 4; Jazz Suite no 2

Sibelius, Jean

Concerto for Violin; En Saga; Finlandia; Karelia Suite; Oceanides; Pohjola’s Daughter;

Rakastava; Swan of Tuonela; Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7; Tapiola; Valse Triste

Simpson, Mark

“It was as if the world stood still…”

Skalkottas, Nikos

Greek Dances, II.12, III.10, I.12, II.6, I.9, II.5

Smetena, Bedrich

Overture to Bartered Bride; Moldau from Ma Vlast

Strauss, Johann I

Radetsky March

Strauss, Johann II

Overture to Die Fledermaus; Polkas – Champagne, Pizzicato, Thunder and Lightening;

Waltzes – Blue Danube, Emperor, Roses from the South, Tales from Vienna Woods, Wine

Women and Song; Egyptian March

Strauss, Richard

Bourgeois Gentilhomme; Concertos for Horn, 1&2, Oboe; Orchestral Songs – Cäcillie,

Morgen, Ruhe Meine Seele, Wiegenlied, Zuiegnung; Alpine Symphony; Also Sprach

Zarathustra; Domestic Symphony; Don Juan; Four Last Songs; Heldenleben;

Metamorphosen; Rosenkavalier Suite; Serenade; Till Eulenspiegel; Tod und Verklärung

Stravinsky, Igor

Apollon Musagète; Cantata; Concertos for Piano & Violin; Concerto in D; Dumbarton Oaks;

Firebird Suites (

’19 & ’45); Petrouchka (’47); Pulcinella (Suite & Ballet); Rite of Spring;

Sullivan, Arthur

‘Is Life a Boon?’ (

Pineapple Poll, arr Mackerras); ‘Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes‘

Suppé, Franz von

Overture Light Cavalry

Svendsen, Johan

Norwegian Rhapsody 3

Szymanovsky, Karol

Concerto for Violin 2

Takemitsu, Toru

Twill by Twighlight

Tallis, Thomas

Spem in Alium

Taylor, Matthew

In Spring

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich

Overtures – 1812, Manfred, Romeo & Juliet, Tempest; Concertos for Piano 1, Violin;

Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; Cappriccio Italien; Eugene Onegin Polonaise and Waltz; Francesca

da Rimini; Nutcracker Suite; Serenade for Strings; Sleeping Beauty Suite; Swan Lake Suite;

Variations on a Rococo Theme, Voyévode Ballad

Telemann, George Philip

Concertos for Viola, Oboe in D mi

Tippett, Michael

Concerto for Double String Orchestra; Symphony 2; Divertimento on Sellinger’s Round;

Ritual Dances from Midsummer Marriage

Tournemire, Charles

Symphony 3 (Moscow)

Tubin, Eduard

Concerto for Double Bass

Tucapsky, Antonin

Stabat Mater

Turnage, Mark-Anthony


Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Concerto for Tuba; Overture to the Wasps; Serenade to Music; Symphonies 2, 3, 4, 5, 7; Job;

Lark Ascending; Tallis Fantasia

Verdi, Guiseppe

Overture to Force of Destiny; Rigoletto

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Bachianas Brasilieras nos 1, 4

Vivaldi, Antonio

Concertos (various) for 3 violins, 4 violins, cello, 2 cellos; Four Seasons; Gloria

Wagner, Richard

Overtures to Faust, Flying Dutchman, Rienzi; Preludes to Lohengrin (I & III), Meistersinger;

Forest Murmours from Siegfried; Good Friday Music from Parsifal; Prelude & Liebestod

from Tristan; Ride of the Walkyries; Siegfried Idyll; Siegfried’s Funeral Music


Gotterdamerung), Wesendonck Lieder

Waldteufel, Emile

Skaters Waltz

Wallen, Errollyn

Percussion Concerto

Walton, William

Overtures – Johannesburg Festival, Portsmouth Point; Concertos for Viola and Violin;

Symphony 1; Belshazzar’s Feast; Crown Imperial March; Facade; Henry V Suite;

Improvisations on an Impromptu by Benjamin Britten; Prelude & Fugue ‘The Spitfire’

Warlock, Peter

Capriol Suite

Weber, Carl Maria von

Overtures – Euryanthe, Freischütz, Oberon; Concerto for Clarinet, 1; Concertinos for Bassoon,

Clarinet, Horn; Symphony 2

Webern, Anton

Passacaglia Op 1

Weinberger, Jaromir

Schwanda the Bagpiper

Weir, Judith

Isti Mirant Stella; Piano Concerto

Wesley, Samuel

Symphony 2

Wieniawski, Henri

Concerto for Violin 2; Legend; Polonaise no1 “Brillante’

Williams, John

Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone, Symphonic Suite (arr. Brubaker); Schindler’s List,

Main Theme; Star Wars, Main Theme

Wiren, Dag

Serenade for Strings

Wood, Henry

Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Young, Toby


Zografski, Tomislav

The Ancient Wal1