ACADEMIC SONATA NO 1. (for flute and piano) Op. 1
This work is the first of five ‘academic’ sonatas written for various instrumental groupings. The ‘Academic’ tag stems from the fact that these pieces were written when I was a composition student at Cardiff University during the late 70s.
This particular work was first performed eighteen years later on July 21st 1995 by Roger and Rosalie Armstrong as part of the Gower Festival.
In July 2006 Catherine Handley and Andrew Wilson-Dickson recorded the work for a CD called Ariel - a disc of works for flute and piano by Welsh composers.