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Julian Wagstaff - List of Works

Below is a comprehensive list, in chronological order, of all of Julian Wagstaff's musical works (with the exception of songs written in the pop/rock genre). There are links to additional resources, including sound files, for many of these works on the main Music page. The scores for most of them are available from the Scottish Music Centre or Sheet Music Plus. A selection of Julian's scores and recordings has also been made available free of charge on the IMSLP website. Please contact the composer directly if you can't find what you need.


John Paul Jones - a musical
Year of composition: 2000
Instrumentation: 9 solo voices, large chorus, theatre orchestra
Duration: 2hrs, 10mins
Date of first performance: 14 July 2001

Für Anothai
Year of composition: 2001
Instrumentation: solo piano
Duration: 3 mins
Date of first performance: 1 December 2001

Piano Quintet
Year of composition: 2002
Instrumentation: piano and string quartet
Duration: 20 mins
Date of first performance: 24 April 2003
Published by Europa Edition

Symphonic Overture from John Paul Jones
Year of composition: 2004
Instrumentation: symphony orchestra
Duration: 13 mins
Date of first performance: 1 April 2006

What Goes Around - a musical play
Libretto: Mike Gibb
Year of composition: 2004
Instrumentation: piano plus male/female voices
Duration: 55 mins

Orchestral medley from John Paul Jones
Year of composition: 2004
Instrumentation: symphony orchestra
Duration: 9 mins
Date of first performance: 14 May 2004

Treptow for string quartet
Year of composition: 2004
Instrumentation: string quartet
Duration: 9 mins, 30 secs
Date of first performance: 7 March 2006
Published by Europa Edition

Treptow for string orchestra
Year of composition: 2005
Instrumentation: string orchestra
Duration: 9 mins, 30 secs
Date of first performance: 29 April 2005
Published by Europa Edition

Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Year of composition: 2005
Instrumentation: alto saxophone, piano
Duration: 12 mins
Date of first performance: 25 May 2005

Symphony for Chamber Orchestra
Year of composition: 2005
Instrumentation: chamber orchestra
Duration: 25 mins
Date of first performance: 12 November 2005

Hebridean Sunset Rag
Year of composition: 2006
Instrumentation: violin, piano
Duration: 4 mins
Date of first performance: 25 May 2006

The Turing Test - a chamber opera
Year of composition: 2007
Instrumentation: 6 solo voices, theatre orchestra
Duration: 1hr, 5mins
Date of first performance: 15 August 2007

Two songs from "People", a musical play
Libretto: David Levin
Year of composition: 2009
Instrumentation: 3 solo voices, piano
Duration: 1hr
Date of first performance: 8 August 2009

John Paul Jones - a musical (concert version)
Year of composition: 2010
Libretto: Julian Wagstaff and Joel Jenkins
Instrumentation: 7 solo voices, large chorus, theatre orchestra
Duration: 1hr, 40mins
Date of first performance: 24 September 2010

In Extremis - for string trio
Year of composition: 2011
Instrumentation: violin, viola and cello
Duration: 23 minutes
Date of first performance: 19 April 2011

A Persistent Illusion
Year of composition: 2011
Instrumentation: clarinet, cello and piano
Duration: 19 minutes
Date of first performance: 12 December 2011

Hebridean Sunset Rag (arrangement for flute and guitar)
Year of composition: 2006 (arr. 2011)
Instrumentation: flute, guitar
Duration: 4 mins
Date of first performance: 19 January 2012

Hebridean Sunset Rag (arrangement for flute and piano)
Year of composition: 2006 (arr. 2012)
Instrumentation: flute, piano
Duration: 4 mins

Breathe Freely - a chamber opera
Year of composition: 2013
Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone (voice), clarinet, cello, piano
Duration: 40 mins
Date of first performance: 24 October 2013

Bits and Pieces of Weather (song)
Year of composition: 2013
Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano voice, piano
Duration: 4 mins
Lyrics by Margaret Horton

Song to Me
(retrospective show featuring chamber and opera highlights)

Year of compilation/edition: 2015
Instrumentation: soprano voice, tenor voice, clarinet, cello, piano
Duration: 55 mins
Includes songs with lyrics by Mike Gibb, David Levin
Date of first performance: 25 August 2015

Harris Fanfare
Year of compilation/edition: 2016
Instrumentation: woodwind, brass and percussion
Duration: 3 mins
Commissioned by Harris Academy, Dundee. Particularly suitable for school/community performance
Date of first performance: 7 December 2016

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Further information is also available from Julian's page at the Scottish Music Centre.