Incidental Music

Use the categories below to explore different types of work:


For mixed ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, viola) (20') 

First performance     
Date: 1980 for ABC Television Drama Series, 29 April, 1981
Violin: Jill Pereira
Cello: Anthea Scott-Mitchell
Flute: Geoffrey Collins
Clarinet: Alan Vivian

Episode titles, as follows:
Episode 01 – Menotti: Horses for Courses
Episode 02 – Menotti: The Church Mice
Episode 03 – Menotti: The Company They Keep
Episode 04 – Menotti: Friend or Foe
Episode 05 – Menotti: Far From Home
Episode 06 – Menotti: An Iron in the Fire
Episode 07 – Menotti: Mother Church
Episode 08 – Menotti: The Old Faith
Episode 09 – Menotti: One Way Conversation
Episode 10 – Menotti: Southern Exposure


For a set of six talks on Aboriginal issues, produced by Kirsten Garrett (30') 

First Broadcast: 1983


For percussion and mixed ensemble (36' 30') 

First performance ABC FM February 29, 1984


For mixed ensemble A play for youth theatre by Bob Maza (30') 

First performance     
Date: October 8, 1984
Venue: Toe Truck Theatre, Ultimo, Sydney 
Percussion: Michael Askill & Moya Henderson 
Clarinet: Murray Khouri 
Didgeridoos: Charlie McMahon & Ernie Dingo 



Written for ABC radio program, Practicalities First Broadcast: 1985


Small Poppies A play by David Holman
Original music for the play by Moya Henderson
For string quartet and percussion (25')

I Pavane for the Little Boat Kids (Str quartet) 
II Sailor Song: A Round (voices and jaw harp)
III First Day at School Music (Str quartet)

First Performance    
Date: 1986
Venue: Adelaide Festival  

Commissioned by Magpie Theatre, South Australia


For voices, organ, violin & cello (30') 

First performance: 
Date: July, 1987
Venue: Adelaide Festival Theatre

Commissioned by State Theatre Company of Sth Aust