The Music of John Hawkes


Audio Files

A number of audio files of my compositions are available for viewing and playing provided you have the Sibelius Scorch plug-in browser. 
The sound quality you hear will, of course, be dependent on your sound card.

In addition some pieces can be listened to on the  'Sound Cloud' website ' (SC), these are excerpts from recordings of live performances.
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Sibelius SC
Orchestral Pieces
Divertimento for Chamber Orchestra 1st Mov.   SC
A Northumbrian Prelude  
Horn Concerto 1st Mov. SIB  
Chamber/Instrumental Music (excluding recorder music)
4 Melodies for Violin and Piano, movement 1  
Wind Quintet  
String Quartet no 1 ('Landscapes')  
Sonatina no 2 for Clarinet and Piano.  
'Bright Hair Falling' (piano trio)  
'Encircling the Square' (sop., instr. ensemble)  
3 Songs of Death (Sop, clar., cello)  
String Quartet no 2 ('On High Ground'),excerpt  
Toeing the Line (4 inst. lines, pno, perc.)  
Bifurcations (Instrumental ensemble) SIB  
Aurora Borealis II (Brass Quintet) SIB  
In the background (percussion ensemble)  
Perpetual Night (cl., vln, vlc., perc.)  
'Prelude' for Windband  
'Dreaming and Singing (vln, cl., pno)  
'Echoes (Alto sax, vln, vlc, pno)  
Recorder Music
Sonata for Recorder and Violin: 2nd Mov. SIB  
Miniature Suite: 1st mov. SIB  
Dance Suite: (Played by Blokkfløytistene Uranienborg)  
Recorder Quartet no 2: 1st Mov. SIB  
Recorder Quartet no 3: 2nd Mov. SIB  
Recorder Quartet no 4: 3rd Mov. SIB  
Recorder Quartet no 5: 1st Mov. SIB  
Recorder Quintet SIB  
Recorder Septet: 1st Mov. SIB  
Symphony for Recorders: 1st Mov. SIB  
Geodesic (for 36 recorders)  
Sinfonietta for Chamber Recorder Orchestra  
Concertino for Harpsichord and Recorder Orchestra, 2nd Mov.