Gemma Music Publications

    String trio (vln, va, vc)

  • Purcell arr Smith (2005) Three 3-part Fantasias 8 min

    Short pieces for viols transcribed for modern strings. EASY

  • String quartet (vn, vln, va, vc)

  • Boyce arr Smith (2007) Five short String Quartets 37 min

    Transcribed from the “Symphonies”, these three-movement quartets each contain some of Boyce’s
    best-loved tunes. MODERATE

  • Three Bach Miniatures arr Smith (2004) 4 min

    Short organ preludes transcribed for String Quartet. EASY

  • A. Corelli Quartet in D minor arr Smith (2004) 11 min

    Four short movements transcribed from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

  • A. Corelli Quartet in F arr Smith (2006) 9 min

    Four short movements transcribed from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

  • A. Corelli Quartet in G minor (“Christmas”) arr Smith (2006) 13min

    Four short movements ending with the Pastorale tr. from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

  • Derek Smith (2006) “Bachoralia” Quartet (on Bach themes) 14 min

    Transcribed from the organ music into a single-movement recital piece. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2006) “Divisions on English Tunes” 18 min

    The variations are distinct but the underlying tunes are often buried in inner parts. MODERATE

  • Derek Smith (2010) String Quartet No 3 “Partita” (on Thomas Tomkins themes) 21min

    Tomkins was organist at Worcester at the beginning of the seventeenth century. His phrases seem to presage many of the melodic structures common in later periods. This quartet explores this idea by using such phrases in a range of later musical styles. DIFFICULT

  • Derek Smith (2011) String Quartet No 4 “Carolingua” 20 min

    Three of the four movements make reference to material used in a BBC competition piece for quartet
    & voices. This is developed differently in this context. DIFFICULT

  • Derek Smith (2016) String Quartet No 5 "Leonardo Images: 16 min

    A gritty piece written in response to the Fukushima disaster

  • Derek Smith (2017) String Quartet No 6 "Elegy" 22 min

    A more genial utterance

  • String orchestra

  • A. Corelli Concerto in D minor arr Smith (2006) 10 min

    Four short movements transcribed from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • A. Corelli Concerto in F arr Smith (2006) 9 min

    Four short movements transcribed from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • A. Corelli Concerto in G minor (“Christmas”) arr Smith (2006) 13 min

    Four short movements ending with the Pastorale tr. from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2006) “Bachorales” for strings 16 min

    Transcribed from the organ music into a continuous concert piece. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Saint-Saens Op 158 arr Smith (2003) “Prayer” (with solo cello) 5 min

    Originally for cello & keyboard, the accompaniment scores easily for a small string ensemble or single strings with double-bass. EASY (including solo part)

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2017) Elegy for Strings 4 min

    A nostalgic retro in Eb major, mourning the twentieth-century loss of keys and harmony.

  • Flute & piano

  • Derek Smith (2010) “Orphean Escapade” 15 min

    Written for an outstanding virtuoso, this is in three interlinked movements depicting the abortive rescue of Eurydice and the subsequent destruction of Orpheus. Not for the faint-hearted. VERY DIFFICULT

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2011) “Aubade” 5 min

    Short concert piece with spritely piano part. MODERATE/DIFFICULT

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2013) "Winter's Ending" 8 min

    Single movement in four contrasting sections. Difficult, especially piano part

  • Flute & string trio

  • J. Haydn Hob III:1 arr Smith (2002) Flute Quartet in Bb 12 min

    Written for modern flute and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the six Haydn flute quartets Op 5 (1768), extending the repertoire for this combination. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob III:3 arr Smith (2002) Flute Quartet in D 13 min

    Written for modern flute and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the six Haydn flute quartets Op 5 (1768), extending the repertoire for this combination. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob III:6 arr Smith (2001) Flute Quartet in C 9 min

    Written for modern flute and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the six Haydn flute quartets Op 5 (1768), extending the repertoire for this combination. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn (?) Hob III:17 arr Smith (2002) Flute Quartet in F 9 min

    Written for modern flute and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the six Haydn flute quartets Op 5 (1768), extending the repertoire for this combination. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV80 arr Smith (2001) Flute Quartet in G 9 min

    Written for modern flute and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the well-known
    Mozart flute quartets, extending the repertoire for this combination. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart arr Smith (2003) “Magic Flute Divertimento” 11 min

    An extravagant pot-pourri of tunes from this best-loved opera. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Schubert D 74 arr Smith (2003) Flute Quartet in D 21 min

    Schubert wrote little chamber music with Winds and no flute or oboe quartets. This rescoring of an early quartet makes his tunes more widely available. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Oboe & string trio

  • Mozart KV158 arr Smith (2002) Oboe Quartet in F 16 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early three-movement string quartet, this supplements the well-known Mozart oboe quartet, extending the repertoire for this combination. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV160 arr Smith (2006) Oboe Quartet in Eb 10 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the well-known Mozart oboe quartet, extending the repertoire for this combination. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV169 arr Smith (2006) Oboe Quartet in G 13 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the well-known Mozart oboe quartet, extending the repertoire for this combination. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV170 arr Smith (2002) Oboe Quartet in C 12 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the well-known Mozart oboe quartet, extending the repertoire for this combination. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV172 arr Smith (2001) Oboe Quartet in Bb 11 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early string quartet, this supplements the well-known Mozart oboe quartet, extending the repertoire for this combination. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV80 arr Smith (2001) Rondino in F 9 min

    Written for modern oboe and based on an early string quartet, this single movement may propitiously follow KV158 as its finale. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Schubert D 74 arr Smith (2003) Oboe Quartet in C 21 min

    Schubert wrote little chamber music with Winds and no flute or oboe quartets. This rescoring of an early quartet makes his tunes more widely available. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Schubert D112 arr Smith (2005) Oboe Quartet in Bb 26 min

    Schubert wrote little chamber music with Winds and no flute or oboe quartets. This rescoring of an
    early quartet makes his tunes more widely available. DIFFICULT

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Schubert arr Smith (2005) “Rosamunde tune” 5 min

    Written as an encore piece for concert use, this is based on the eponymous quartet. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Derek Smith (2005) “Coming of Spring” 9 min

    Pan plays,nature awakes and he dances. Written for an outstanding virtuoso. DIFFICULT

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Clarinet & string trio

  • Mozart KV160 arr Smith (2006) Clarinet Quartet in Eb 10 min

    Written for modern clarinet and based on an early string quartet, this imitates the well-known Mozart clarinet quintet, using easy arpeggios. EASY/MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Clarinet choir x 7 (Eb/4 x Bb/ Alto/Bs)

  • J. Haydn arr Smith (2010) Andante in F 5 min

    From Hob II:26, written for a competent amateur group. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart arr Smith (2010) Two Minuets from KV247 6 min

    Written for a competent amateur group. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • A Corelli arr Smith (2012) Clarinet Septet in D minor 11 min

    Exposed solo parts. EASY/MODERATE

  • Wind Trio/Quartet/Quintets

  • Purcell Three 3-part Fantasias arr Smith(2005) for Ob/CorA/Bsn 8 min

    Short pieces for viols transcribed for modern winds. Good wind concert opener. EASY

  • A. Corelli Quartet in D minor arr Smith (2009) for Flt/Ob/Clt/Bsn 11 min

    Four short movements transcribed for winds from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Smith (2008) Wind Quintet No 1 “Bonne Bouche” for Flt/Ob/Clt/Bsn/Hn 14 min

    A light-hearted entertainment based on fin-de-siècle melodies. MODERATE

  • Smith (2012) Wind Quintet No 2 “Morning Music” Flt/Ob/Clt/Bsn/Hn 18 min

    Four movement wind quintet with some virtuoso writing . DIFFICULT

  • Wind nonets (flt/2ob/2clt/2bsn/2hn or sax)

  • J. Haydn Hob II:26 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in F 10 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob VIIh:3 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in Bb 15 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob VIIh:5 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in Eb 12 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob II:32 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in C 15 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob VIIh:4 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in G 15 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • J. Haydn Hob II:29 arr Smith (2008) Harmoniemusik in D 11 min

    Mature Haydn written for the King of Naples in 1788-90, here rescored for modern winds. EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • A. Corelli Op 6/3 arr Smith (2004) Concerto in C minor 11 min

    Four short movements transcribed for small wind ensemble from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV247 arr Smith (2010) Divertimento in F 29 min

    Six extended movements transcribed from the original for 2 horns & strings. The result is a substantial piece, Mozart’s Wind Symphony . MODERATE

  • Wind decets (2flt/2ob/2clt/2bsn/2hn or sax)

  • A. Corelli Op 6/3 arr Smith (2004) Concerto in C minor 11 min

    Four short movements transcribed from the Concerto Grosso Op 6 . EASY

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Mozart KV247 arr Smith (2004) Divertimento in F 29 min

    Six extended movements transcribed from the original for 2 horns & strings. The result is a
    substantial piece, Mozart’s Wind Symphony . MODERATE

  • Larger wind ensembles

  • Derek Smith (2008) “Bachorales Concerto for Winds” 16 min

    Written for ESO Winds and dedicated to them, this explores less-known organ music or Bach as its
    basis, comparing and contrasting possible colorations. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Brahms Op 56a arr Smith (2011) Haydn Variations for 31 winds 17 min

    Written for RWCMD Wind Group and dedicated to their conductor Meyrick Alexander, this well-known concert piece is rescored to exploit coloristic possibilities while remaining faithful to the original. MODERATE

    (MP3 to be added)

  • Brahms Op 56a arr Smith (2012) Haydn variations for 19 winds 17 min

    As for the 31 instrument version

  • Brahms Op 16 arr Smith (2012) Serenade in A 35 min

    A large-scale symphonic work in five movements.

    Moderate - Difficult

    (mp3 to be added)

  • Dvorak Op 78 arr Smith (2013) Symphonic Variations for Woodwinds 20 min

    For 18 winds (incl 4 saxophones) and triangle

  • Schumann Op 86 arr Smith (2014) "Concert Music" for four saxophones and winds 19 min

    Includes two trumpets and timpani

  • Haydn arr Smith (2015) Creation Suite for Winds 30 min

    Double winds, contrabassoon, 2 trumpets and timpani.
    "Representation of Chaos" and six numbers from the oratorio. Numbers can be performed separately.

  • Duo (flute & harp or keyboard), (flute & bassoon)

  • J. Haydn Hob III:6 arr Smith (2009) Adagio & Allegro 5 min

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  • J. Haydn (?) Hob III:17 arr Smith (2009) Serenade & Scherzo 6 min

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  • Derek Smith (2017) Duo for Flute & Harp after Mozart KV160 10 min

    Three short movements arranged from an early string quartet

  • Fifteen Bach Two-part Inventions arr Smith (2015) for flute & bassoon 20 min

  • Sonatas

  • Derek Smith (2015) "Sonatine" for Piano solo 16 min

    Four easy movements ending with a fast Toccata

  • Derek Smith (2017) Sonata for Viola and Piano 16 min

    Four short movements in popular, jazzy style

  • Choral

  • Derek Smith (2008) “Christmas Music” (SATB & strg orch) 12 min

    Based on the winning BBC concert piece “Carolingua”, this is reworked for a more ubiquitous combination, Requires few strings but needs a double-bass. MODERATE