David Pennant's Pieces for Piano

most recent ones at the bottom

2012. Fair Ground Suite for piano. Nineteen numbers suggested by an evening at the fair. Note the humorous references to music by others. Click on the highlit title for a video version, or on the musical note for a sound file, or play all sound files.

1. Tombola , 2. Melody , 3. Spanish Waltzer , 4. Fishing For Ducks , 5. Gondola Ride , 6. Shooting Gallery , 7. The Little Train , 8. Pirate Ship , 9. Helter Skelter, 10. Hot Dog Vendor , 11. Log Flume , 12. Carousel , 13. Runaway Train , 14. Wall of Death , 15. Horse Racing , 16. Whirling Teacups , 17. Elise by Starlight , 18. Circus Animals (Piano Duet), 19. Candy Floss to Take Home . The music is published by Stephen Pegler at Particular Music.

2013. The Book of Daniel for piano. It comes in the Bible. The video files have titles which explain what is happening at every stage of the music, and these should be displayed in performance. The pieces are designed to be performed in order as a group. Numbers eight and nine should be played without a break. Click here to play all sound files.

1. Chapter One - Daniel and Friends , 2. Chapter Two - Nebuchadnezzar's Dream , 3. Chapter Three - The Burning Fiery Furnace , 4. Chapter Four - The Tree , 5. Chapter Five - Belshazzar's Feast , 6. Chapter Six - The Lions' Den , 7. Chapter Seven - Daniel's Visions , 8 - 9. Chapters Eight and Nine - Battles and Daniel's Confession , 10. Chapters Ten to Twelve - The Resurrection . The sheet music is available from Stephen Pegler at Particular Music. Total playing time 25 minutes. See also this note about the music.

2014. Wildlife in the Psalms for piano. It is surprising how many animals and birds and fish have made it into the Psalms. Play all sound files.

1. A Pelican in Dry Wilderness (Ps 102:6) , 2. Babes and Sucklings (Ps 8:2) , 3. The Eagle (Ps 103) , 4. Fish in the Sea (Ps 8:8) , 5. Horse and Mule (Ps 32:9) , 6. Rabbits (Ps 104:18) , 7. Lion and Cobra (Ps 91:13) , 8. The Swallow at the Altar (Ps 84) , 9. Sheep (Ps 144:14) and 10. Lambs (Ps 114:6) , 11. Dogs Howling Round the City (Ps 59:6) , 12. Cattle and Young Ravens (Ps 147:9) , 13. The Deer (Ps 42:1) , 14. Bees (Ps 119:12) , 15. Monsters of the Deep (Ps 104:25 &148:7) , 16. The Wild Ox Tossing his Horn (Ps 92:10) , 17. Bird on the Roof (Ps 102:7) , 18. Bulls of Bashan (Ps 22:12) , 19. Frogs Flies and Lice (Ps 105:30-31) , 20. The Leviathan's Frolic (Ps 104:26) , 21. Desert Owl among the Ruins (Ps 102:6) and 22. Beasts of the Field and Birds of the Air (Ps 8:7-8) . Sheet music available from Stephen Pegler at Particular Music.

2015. The Life of Moses, for piano (24 minutes). The music conveys his story, with special attention to his thoughts and feelings at everything that happened. Sapphire Phillips has created 19 lovely drawings to accompany the music. The one here is Moses at the burning bush. The sheet music has sub-titles to explain the action: I have added these as spoken comments to the sound file.

2016. Easy peasy Pieces for Piano (with some harder ones). 30 short pieces for beginner pianists. Sheet music available from Stephen Pegler at Particular Music.

2016. Easy peasy Pieces to play together for one instrument and piano, with deliberately easy piano accompaniments. Here's an example - A New Day for Clarinet and Piano . . . . . .

2016. Easy peasy Piano Duets Four hands on one piano. Seven pieces.

2017. Nimble A to Z. A series of twenty-six piano pieces requiring an agile mind and fingers. CD available. Sheet music available from Stephen Pegler at Particular Music.

2017. Waltz_A appeared along the way as well. Dare I write 25 more waltzes?

2019 - 2020. The Song of Songs. Twelve pieces for piano. Play all sound files. Solomon + Black and Lovely , Perfume Emptied Out , Rose of Sharon , The Gazelle , Lily of the Valley , My Dove , Ear Rings and Jewels , All Beautiful , Streaming Hair , A Glance of Your Eyes , Garden Fountain , Dawn, Moon, Sun and Stars + Many Waters.

2020. On the Move. Twenty-eight pieces for piano. Play all sound files. More sound files to follow. Cycling , A Friendly Pony , Aeroplane , Big Wheel , Camel , Digger , Double Buggy , Golf Buggy , Granny's Wheelchair , Hang Gliding , Hot Air Balloon , Motoring , Narrow Boat , Parachuting , Pogo Stick , Pony and Trap , Sailing , Scooter , Skateboard Park , Skating , Skiing , Skipping , Stabilizers , Surfing , The Fishing Boat , The Branch Line , Unicycle , Walking .

 

See here for my other compositions. Thank you for your interest. David Pennant, Woking