Solo Instrumental

Use the categories below to explore different types of work:


For solo clarinet (14') 

First performance     
Date: May 12, 1978
Venue: York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney
Clarinet: John Anderson 

Commissioned by the Seymour Group 


For grand organ and recorded sound effects (13') 
Re-edited 2013

First performance     
Date: September 19, 1983
Venue: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Organist: David Kinsela

Commissioned by Sydney Opera House Trust to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Opera House


For organ solo (16') 
Re-edited 2011

First Performance     
Date: 1989
Venue: The occasion of the Festschrift for Prof. Gordon Spearritt
Performer:    Robert Boughen 

And again on April 26, 1992, in the Great Hall University of Sydney by David Kinsela 


For solo cello
Re-edited 2012

First performance:     
Date: September 11,1998
Venue: EGH ABC Studios, Sydney
Performer: Nicholas Bochner 

Commissioned by John Carmody with the financial assistance of the Australia Council 


For solo cello 

First performance     
Date: November 14, 1999
Venue: Dorothy Fraser Scholarship Concert at City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney
Performer: Clare Rowe

Commissioned by John Carmody for Clare Rowe’s graduation performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 


For solo French horn 

First performance    
Date: November 2003
Venue: Sydney Conservatorium of Music 
Performer: Carla Blackwood

Commissioned by John Carmody for Carla Blackwood’s graduation performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 


For solo clarinet 

First performance    
Performer:    Deborah de Graaff

Recorded by Deborah de Graaff for the ABC


Organ solo

First performance    
Date: February 12, 2011
Venue: Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Middle Park, Victoria 
Composed for the Marriage of my nephew, James Moon to Julie Tramsak