List of Works

Here you will find a full list of Bethan’s works, all of which are available to buy either as a download or sheet music via the online shop. If you have any questions or specific requirements that are not listed please get in touch.

SOLO

One, Two, Bakerloo... (2020)

Solo Violin

First performed on 10 June 2020 by Fenella Humphreys, Homemade Concert #14 at Youtube (London). 
Duration ca. 30″

In Sleep Braces (2018)

Solo Organ

First performed on 23 July 2018 by Giovanni Michelini, International Organ Festival Haarlem at St. Bavo’s Church (NL).
Duration ca. 5’20”

A Ribbon At A Time (2018)

Solo Bassoon

First performed on 30 July 2018 by Georgie Powell, Darmstadt Summer Course (Germany).
Duration ca. 3’

Oceans (2013)

Tape

First performed on 12 December 2013 by Bethan Morgan-Williams, Crystal House (Manchester). 
Duration ca. 8’

A Thornbush In My Strength (2013)

Solo Percussion (Saron, Snare Drum & Splash Cymbal)

First performed on 30 October 2013 by Delia Stevens (House of Bedlam), Royal Northern College of Music.
Duration ca. 3’30”

Minstrels On Their Way Home (A Tribute to Debussy) (2013)

Solo Piano

First performed on 8 May 2012 by Leanne Cody, Bridgewater Hall (Manchester).
Duration ca. 3’30″

The Turaco (2005)

Solo Piano

Written for Antonella Haywood.
Duration ca. 4′

CHAMBER MUSIC

Demeter's Cry (2020)

Violin, Accordion, Double Bass & Drum-kit

Commissioned by Fenella Humphreys with funding from The Marchus Trust. First performed on 5 October 2020 by Fenella Humphreys, Iñigo Mikeleiz Berrade, Ben Griffiths & George Barton, Chiltern Arts Festival.
Duration ca. 6’30″

Dog in the Moon (2020)

Viola & Percussion

Commissioned by the BBC & London Symphony Orchestra for Antoine Tamestit & Colin Currie. Premiere cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Duration ca. 10′

Datod (2020)

Violin & Piano

Commissioned by the Park Lane Group with funds provided by the RVW Trust. First performed on 13 July 2020 by Hannah Weirich & Ulrich Löffler, Studio of Ensemble Musikfabrik (Cologne).
Duration ca. 8′

Double Double (2018)

String Quartet

Commissioned by Hilary Browning. First performed on 6 November 2019 by Equilibrium Ensemble, University of Liverpool Lunchtime Concert Series. 
Duration ca. 14’30”

Ghost Tongues (2018)

String Quartet

Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society through the Susan Bradshaw Composers Fund. First performed on 11 July 2018 by the Ligeti Quartet, Cheltenham Music Festival at Chapel Arts. 
Duration ca. 11′

Traces of a Disco (2018)

Cimbalom, Bass Clarinet in Bb & Double Bass

Commissioned by Rachel Swanick with support from the Arts Council England, Psappha and the Whitworth Art Gallery. First performed on 17 May 2018 by Psappha Ensemble, Whitworth Art Gallery. 
Duration ca. 5’40”

The Cross & The Albatross (2017)

Bassoon & Harpsichord

Commissioned by Hugh Woolley. First performed on 7 May 2017 by Hugh Woolley and Stephen Giles, Birmingham Conservatoire. 
Duration ca. 6’30”

In Kenopsia (2017)

Trombone and Live Electronics

Commissioned by Psappha in partnership with PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development. First performed on 15 February 2017 by Tony Boorer & Bethan Morgan-Williams, Hallé St. Michael’s (Manchester). 
Duration ca. 5’30”

Enraptured (2015)

Violin & Piano

First performed on 31 January 2016 by Paul Silverthorne & Aglaia Tarantino, LSO St Luke’s.
Duration ca. 8′

In the Crypt (2015)

Horn & Live Electronics

First performed on 15 May 2015 by Alison Wilmshurst & Bethan Morgan-Williams, Royal Northern College of Music.
Duration ca. 8′

Helpings of Hell (2013)

Flute & Double Bass

First performed on 2 July 2013, British Museum (RNCM 40th Anniversary Concert).
Duration ca. 5′

A Beautiful Dance With A Chainsaw (2012)

2 Drum-kits, Piano, Electric Guitar, Violin & Cello

First performed on 30 November 2012 by the Vulgar Display, Royal Northern College of Music.
Duration ca. 7′

News Bulletins (2012)

Piano Trio

First performed on 26 April 2012 by Bethan Morgan-Williams, Abel Selacoe & Leanne Cody, Royal Northern College of Music.
Duration ca. 14′

U Ty Uchaf (2005)

Violin Quartet

First performed in June 2006 by Catherine Lord, Katie Sharp, Kate Suthers & Bethan Morgan-Williams, Wells Cathedral School.
Duration ca. 8′

Bywyd Y Nant (2005)

Violin Quartet

First performed in December 2005 by Catherine Lord, Katie Sharp, Kate Suthers & Bethan Morgan-Williams, Wells Cathedral School.
Duration ca. 6’30”

Bryanston Jig (2002)

2 Violins, Viola, 2 Double Basses & Bongos

First performed in August 2002 by Catherine Lord, Katie Sharp, Ben Weedon, David Heyes, Alfie Weedon & Bethan Morgan-Williams, Bryanston College.
Duration ca. 2′

ENSEMBLE

Gêmdis (2020)

Flute (=Picc.), Oboe (=Slide Whistle/Cor.), Solo Clarinet in Eb, Horn in F (=Slide Whistle), Trombone (=Slide Whistle), Tuba (=Slide Whistle), Piano (=Slide Whistle)

Written for Carl Rosman & Ensemble Musikfabrik as part of the Composer Collider Europe project (2017-20). First performance TBC.
Duration ca. 15’30”

Devil's Elbow (2019)

Flute (=Alto/D.Rec.), Clarinet in Bb (=B. Cl. in Bb), Soprano Trombone, 1P, Piano (=Sampler/Slide Whistle), Harp, Electric Guitar, Live Electronics, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello & Double Bass

Commissioned by Uproar Ensemble. First performed on 28 February 2020 by Uproar Ensemble, Chapel Arts Centre (Cardiff). 
Duration ca. 12′

Severn (2019)

Clarinet in A, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Mandolin, Guitar, Violin, Viola & Cello

First performed on 3 April 2019 by the New European Ensemble, Korzo Theatre (NL).
Duration ca. 8′

Speelklok II (2018)

Mandolin, Accordion, Harpsichord, Celesta, Piano & Percussion

First performed on 24 January 2019 by the Spaceship Ensemble, Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (NL).
Duration ca. 7’30”

Mirages in Pisa (2016)

Flute (=Picc), Oboe (=Cor), Clarinet in A (=B.Cl. in Bb), Trumpet (=Picc), Horn, 1P, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, 2 Cellos

Commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra through the Christopher Brooks Composition Prize, supported by the Rushworth Foundation. First performed on 26 October 2016 by Ensemble 10/10 & Clark Rundell, St. George’s Hall Liverpool. 
Duration ca. 12’

ORCHESTRA

The Promenaders (2017)

2222 / 223 / 1T 2P 1H 1BG (opt.) / 10.8.6.4.2

Commissioned by the Promenade Concert Orchestra. First performed on 21 May 2017 by the Promenade Concert Orchestra & Howard Rogerson, The Platform (Morecambe).
Duration ca. 6’

KNO3 (2016)

2222 / 2Hn / 1T 3P / 12.10.8.6.4

Commissioned by the International Conductors Festival. First performed on 29 July 2016 by the Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra & Xavier Cloete, Norton Centre for the Arts (Danville KY).
Duration ca. 6’

Scoot (2015)

3333 / 4331 / 1T 2P 1Cel. 1Hp / 14.12.10.8.6

Commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra through the LSO Discovery Panufnik Composers Scheme, supported by the Helen Hamlyn Trust. First performed on 11 March 2016 by the London Symphony Orchestra & François-Xavier Roth, LSO St. Luke’s. 
Recorded by LSO Live on disk Panufnik Legacies III.
Duration ca. 4’

Harangue (2014)

4243 / 311 / 1T 3P 1Pno 1BG 1Cel 1Hp / Solo Hn / 10.8.6.4.2

First performed on 10 May 2014 by Alex Wildsmith & RNCM Brand New Orchestra, Royal Northern College of Music. 
Duration ca. 9’

After Every Fourth or Fifth Question (2010)

2222 / 22 / 2P 1Pno / 10.8.6.6.2

First performed on 3 October 2010 by RNCM Brand New Orchestra, Royal Northern College of Music. 
Duration ca. 9’

arr. Three Pieces for Beginner String Orchestra (2007)

String Orchestra

First performed in February 2007 by WYMSO & Catherine Lord, Wells Cathedral School. 
Duration ca. 4’

Two Shadows Taking Pictures (2007)

String Orchestra

First performed in February 2007 by the Wells Cathedral School String Ensemble & Catherine Lord, Royal Northern College of Music.
Duration ca. 7’30”

Hen Daith (2005)

String Orchestra

First performed in June 2005 by the Wells Cathedral School String Ensemble & Catherine Lord, Colston Hall (Bristol). 
Duration ca. 5’

VOICE(S)

Cusan Aderyn (2019)

Soprano & Piano Trio

Text by Richard Llwyd. Commissioned by Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias. First performance on 1 May 2021 by Alys Roberts, Sara Trickey, Reinoud Ford & Iwan Llewelyn-Jones, Galeri Arts (Caernarfon). 
Duration ca. 5′

arr. Liverpool Lullaby (2019)

Mezzo-Soprano & Piano

Text by Stan Kelly. Commissioned by Sandra Parr. First performed on 29 September 2019 by Jennifer Johnston & Marina Staneva, Music Room (Liverpool). Recorded by Rubicon Classics on disk A Love Letter To Liverpool
Duration ca. 6’

Coming ‘Round Again (2017)

SSA, Percussion & Piano

Text by Matthew Hill. First performed on 2 July 2017 by the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir, Royal Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool). 
Duration ca. 4’

Walk With Me (2014)

Mezzo-Soprano & Piano

Text by Beatrice Wallbank.
Duration ca. 6’

Sleepwalking (2011)

Soprano & Piano

Text by Carly Hinds.
Duration ca. 3’

Remembrance (2006)

Alto, Alto Flute, Violin, Viola & Bass Clarinet in Bb

Text by Laurence Binyon. First performed on 12 November 2006 by Jessica Radcliffe. 
Duration ca. 5’30