David Solomons

singer, one-man choir, guitarist and composer

18 Okt 2017, Artikel
Recent performances in Budapest in late 2017
There have been many performances of my music in the past few months by Budapest Scoring at the studios of Hungarian Radio. Perhaps the most unusual is Purinjiti, a mix of Austrian Aboriginal and Western neo-classical styles, for didgeridoo, flute, euphonium, strings and sticks: The score for this can be found at  Purinjiti on MusicaNeo Another, more classical in bent, is the Passacaglia for flute sextet The score for this can be found at  Passacaglia for flute sextet on ...
14 Mai 2017, Artikel
Psalm 23 - Der Herr ist mein Hirte (The Lord is my Shepherd) set in the Dorian mode for SATB choir
The score for this performance is available at  Psalm 23 in D Dorian (It is also available in other keys for men's voices and mixed choirs at  Psalm 23 in Dorian other keys  and also in various instrumental quartet forms under the title Dorian Serenade) Setting of Martin Luther's translation of Psalm 23 Music by David Warin Solomons  Performed on 6 May 2017 by the Budapest Scoring Choir under Peter Pejtsik Der Herr ist mein Hirte; mir wird nichts mangeln. (The ...
04 Mrz 2017, Artikel
Upon my bed by night
My setting of parts of the Song of Solomon, as arranged by Guy Protheroe, has now been performed in Budapest - brilliant performance! Upon my bed by night (from the Song of Solomon) from David Solomons on Vimeo . The score is available at  Upon my bed by night Score
18 Okt 2016, Artikel
The Pipes are calling (saxophone and orchestra)
Budapest Scoring recently performed my saxophone and orchestra extravaganza - a sort of extension of bagpipes with lots of humour. The score is available here  Score of The Pipes are calling They also provided a version without saxophone for use as a karaoke (music minus one) for aspiring saxophonists to play along with.
14 Okt 2016, Artikel
Nationalhymne von Rheinbergen - National Anthem of Rheinbergen
Nationalhymne von Rheinbergen (National anthem of Rheinbergen) version for harmonized choir and orchestra Please see the  Rheinbergen Page  for links to all the audio and video versions (choral, orchestral and solo voice) and to the scores and parts. This is the national anthem for the micronation of Rheinbergen (the length of the river Rhine). The text was written by Gerard, Fürst von und zu Rheinbergen in collaboration with Rheinbergen's Court Composer David Warin Solomons, ...
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02 Aug 2016, Artikel
A Manchester Magnificat
Budapest Scoring have done a brilliant job recording my Manchester Magnificat. (It was originally performed at Manchester Cathedral back in 1994, so this is the second performance). The score is available here  Score of Manchester Magnificat The score with separate orchestral parts and choir/soloists part is available here  Score and Parts of Manchester Magnificat The audio is available for download at  Bandcamp  and also at CDBaby, itunes and Amazon The video is ...
06 Jun 2016, Artikel
Dawn in the Room
Dawn in the Room (poem by my mother) has been one of the compositions which I rate amongst my very best.  The most effective performance (which brought me to tears) is this one by Betti Nagy in the Budapest recording. This and other recordings, and links to scores, can be found in the  Dawn in the Room page
08 Dez 2015, Artikel
Budapest Recording
András Csáki recently performed my suite for guitar and orchestra in Budapest with the Budapest Scoring Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by Péter Illényi. It was a brilliant performance. You can hear the audio recording on: itunes  ,  Amazon (USA) ,   Amazon (International)  ,  CDBaby   and  Bandcamp and you can see the video of the performance on  Vimeo The Score is available on  musicaneo
04 Sep 2014, Artikel
Approaching reality
Probably the finest producer of virtual interpretations of instrumental works - Ravel Virtual Studios - has created some brilliant performances of ten of my works published here on musicaneo : Spanish Extravaganza, Love and Death (Variation on the Tristan Chord), Blue Boar Blue for string quintet and others. The CD of their performance is now available at: CDBaby itunes and Amazon I have also made some interesting videos of some of the performances on youtube: youtube playlist ...
26 Aug 2014, Artikel
4 organ works
On 17th August 2014 David Carlston Williams performed 4 of my pieces for organ (Passacaglia, Dorina, Playtime and Camden Town) at St Paul's church in Sale Cheshire (UK) Here is a youtube playlist of the four performances: Playlist of organ pieces
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