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Biding II for cello and electronics

A response to Biding I, written for the MASH Marathon at the JdP Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford on Friday 27th January 2017 and performed by Hannah Merchant (cello). It combines electronic delays and pre-recorded samples with cello on a time-spaced score.


String Quartet No. 2

I. Rising mounds II. Coarse grains III. Reflections IV. Asterisk Listen to the third movement Reflections performed by the Villiers Quartet here: This movement is an unusual swamp of textures. The title refers to the reflective character of the piece and the way in which the material is treated. Slow-moving, muddy textural ideas flow through a…


Unstemmed (piano solo)

Unstemmed was composed specifically for a concert given by Maki Sekiya at the JdP Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford on 30 May 2015. It is part of a series of works for solo piano written by Joel Baldwin for various performers, all of which are loosely inspired by themes of water. The idea of…


Bow and Baleno (National Gallery)

Live video recording from the première of Bow and Baleno by Joel Baldwin at the National Gallery’s Barocci Concert on Friday 3rd May 2013. Performed by Sam Cave (guitar), Pete Handley (percussion), Alex Mathew (soprano), Jennifer MacCallum (viola) and Lily Thornton (cello): About Bow and Baleno This piece was commissioned for a concert at the…