ALAN BULLARD
STRING SOLOS AND DUOS

violin solo
Suffolk Sketches (1989) for solo violin                      
10 mins: Grade 7-8
For Beth Spendlove: first performed in Woodbridge, Suffolk, 18 May 1989
1. Framlingham Castle   2. Orford Ness   3. Newmarket Races   4. Willows reflected in the Stour   
5. Felixstowe Holiday
'considerable appeal for Grade 7 to 8 players' - Music Teacher magazine
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cello solo
The Arctic Needle (1989) for solo cello                     
20 mins: Grade 8+
This virtuoso piece, inspired by a poem by Francis Quarles, was commissioned by Joanna Borrett with funds from Eastern Arts
f.p. Kings Lynn, 23/9/89, Joanna Borrett.

guitar solo
Attitudes (1991) for solo guitar                            
8 mins: Grade 8+
This challenging work in three movements entitled `Dramatic', `Capricious', and `Pensive', was commissioned and first performed by Martin Plackett,  at the BMIC, London, on 31 October 1991
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Also recorded on CD by Martin Plackett (CDMP 0001)
violin and piano
 Spring Pictures (1996) - three movements for violin and piano                
13 mins: Grade 8+
These three movements - Awakening, Bluebell and Celandine, and Merry-making - focus on the lyrical and romantic qualities of the two instruments
Commissioned and first performed by Beth Spendlove (violin) with Nigel Clayton (piano) at the Purcell Room,  9 February 1997
`A genre suite in the best tradition of British light music' - Philip Scowcroft, British Music Society Newsletter
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cello and piano
Lunar Landscapes (1995) eight easy pieces for cello and piano
circa Grade 1-2 in standard.   
`A delight to play: this tuneful and imaginative collection should prove invaluable' - Robin de Smet, The Strad                 
ABRSM (Publishing) AB 2523

Party Time! (1996) seventeen very easy pieces for cello and piano
Preliminary to Grade 1 in standard
`An effective way of sounding good early on' - Sheet Music magazine
ABRSM (Publishing) AB 2576

Reflections (1987), for cello and piano                      
4 mins: Grade 6-7
Commissioned by Anglia TV for the documentary The Painting Room
First performed by Joanna Borrett & Alan Bullard on 25 February 1988
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 Winter Variations (1998) for cello and piano
14 mins: Grade 8+
This virtuosic and dramatic single-movement piece - a journey from Winter to Spring -  was commissioned by Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists and first performed in Tunbridge Wells by Jamie Walton (cello) and Daniel Grimwood (piano) on 3rd April 1998
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