I have just finished revising a new suite for string orchestra called the Elements (Earth, Water, Air and Fire) following an initial round of comments from a few friends. Hopefully this version is a little more interesting!
Notation was made with Sonic Scores’ Overture 5 and recordings were made using the Amadeus Symphony Orchestra VSTi.
https://davidalabaster.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/The-elements-strings.mp3 Score and parts: The elements – score The elements – Violins I The elements – Violins II The elements – Violas The elements – Cellos The elements – Basses
A version for full orchestra is
A little ditty composed for my very good friend Dede in Oz to celebrate her 70th birthday.
The theme is of course repeating D’s!!
http://davidalabaster.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/DD.mp3 Piano score
Here is a little arrangement (theme and variations) I made of a traditional 15th century French song for our latest cello weekend with Miranda.
Mp3 (computer generated)
Two French Songs arranged by Elizabeth Poston for piano and cello:
Mignonne allons voir si la Rose L’Amour de moi Score Cello part Note: Permission from the copyright holder (Simon Campion) is required before performing. Chamber music piece composed by David Alabaster August 2014
For upcoming xmas session with the quartet
My first effort at doing something for guitar + string trio! – have to wait and see how it works till this weekend.
Spanish steps – guitar +string
pdf guitar part:
Spanish steps – guitar +string guitar
pdf violin I part:
Spanish steps – guitar +string violin I
pdf violin II part:
Spanish steps – guitar +string Violin II
pdf viola part:
Spanish steps – guitar +string viola http://davidalabaster.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Spanis-steps-guitar-and-string-trio.mp3 Small collection of piano cello duets composed by David Alabaster
Gathered together here for convenience.
Printable pdf of score:
pdf of cello part: