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A different kind of urban (2017)
Lane, L. (2017). A different kind of urban

Like many, I had certain pre-conceptions about Milton Keynes when I first approached writing A different kind of urban; however, I have since had the good fortune to be guided into a deeper understanding of the many strands that make up this remarkab... Read More about A different kind of urban.

Jonny Midnight (Jim Hayes) - Slate, Sea and Sky (Original Dr. L. Lane) (2016)
Lane, L. (2016). Jonny Midnight (Jim Hayes) - Slate, Sea and Sky (Original Dr. L. Lane)

Slate, Sea and Sky features a musical landscape and journey in three integrated and continuous sections, led by the cornet soloist alongside ensembles broadly representing the title’s elements: ‘slate’ (flugelhorn, tenor horns and trombones); ‘sea’ (... Read More about Jonny Midnight (Jim Hayes) - Slate, Sea and Sky (Original Dr. L. Lane).

Counting Stars (2016)
Lane, L. (2016). Counting Stars

'Counting Stars' features the lyrical higher register of the trombone, whilst the piano’s wide range and shifting harmonies revolve around the soloist’s melody. The title reflects the evolving nature of the countryside where I live, in which a consta... Read More about Counting Stars.

Somewhere Unknown
Lane, L. Somewhere Unknown

Somewhere Unknown is the last movement of a large-scale symphonic work for orchestra, Time Travel, and the central focus of my recently awarded PhD; although it is integrally linked to the preceding movements, it is also intended to stand-alone in it... Read More about Somewhere Unknown.

The Magi
Lane, L. The Magi

An original carol commissioned for the UWE Carol Service in Bristol Cathedral by the Octagon Wellbeing Centre and performed by the UWE Chamber Choir, conducted by Nicholas Barlow. Words by Jennifer Henderson. Written especially for the choir and vi... Read More about The Magi.

Linear lines - five interlinked soliloquys based on the chant In Principio Omnes by Hildegard of Bingen
Lane, L. Linear lines - five interlinked soliloquys based on the chant In Principio Omnes by Hildegard of Bingen

An original work for solo horn, commissioned by the US horn player Marlene Ford for inclusion in a series of lecture-recitals in the USA about women composers. Performances in 2010 as follows: 27/01/10, Portsmouth Music Club, Portsmouth, USA. 2... Read More about Linear lines - five interlinked soliloquys based on the chant In Principio Omnes by Hildegard of Bingen.

Lane, L. Jaleo

An original work for string quartet in three movements, premiered at the University Concert Hall, Cardiff on 2nd March 2010 by the internationally renowned Carducci Quartet. Inspired by the sights and sounds of Spain, the first movement, Cante Jon... Read More about Jaleo.

Friends for all seasons
Lane, L. Friends for all seasons

Written for the Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers annual convention 2010, San Javier, Murcia, Spain

Red sky at night
Lane, L. Red sky at night

A carol for SATB choir, first performed at the UWE Carol Service, Bristol Cathedral, December 2011. Words by Jennifer Henderson. [3 minutes]

Lane, L. Antiphonary

Commissioned by the Cardiff New Brass Festival and first performed by the Symphonic Brass of the RAF, June 2011, at Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral. Inspired by Berkeley Castle in Gloucester, the work incorporates excerpts from Vivaldi arias found in... Read More about Antiphonary.

Recitative and Aria
Lane, L. Recitative and Aria

Recitative and Aria reflects the idiom of operatic arias, evolving through a series of melodic variations on the initial theme. Lyrical string writing and evocative phrases create an impassioned directional force,underpinned by unexpected rhythmic i... Read More about Recitative and Aria.

Old Stones Remember
Lane, L. Old Stones Remember

Old Stones Remember, part of the 2012 Presteigne Festival Singing Histories outreach project, is the musical culmination of a creative initiative involving a series of workshops with Gladestry Church in Wales Primary School, Knighton Church in Wales... Read More about Old Stones Remember.

Spirit of Africa
Lane, L. Spirit of Africa

'Spirit of Africa' was commissioned by the Cheltenham Festival and first performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Maureen Brathwaite and BackBeat Percussion, conductor Gavin Carr, at Cheltenham Town Hall on 12 July 2012. It is written for SATB c... Read More about Spirit of Africa.

Diamond Fanfare
Lane, L. Diamond Fanfare

Diamond Fanfare is written for a special occasion; hidden within the festive music are two separate versions of part of the National Anthem. Rhythmic drive and momentum is sustained by the percussion throughout whilst celebratory motifs are passed a... Read More about Diamond Fanfare.

Light a Candle - Liz Lane
Lane, L., & Henderson, J. Light a Candle - Liz Lane

A carol for SATB choir (with optional semi-chorus) and organ. Commissioned by Faith and Spirituality, University of the West of England. First performed at the University of the West of England Carol Service by the University Singers, conduc... Read More about Light a Candle - Liz Lane.

Hall of Memory - Liz Lane
Lane, L. Hall of Memory - Liz Lane

Hall of Memory is written in response to the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium, to those who lost their lives in the Ypres Salient of World War 1, those that knew them, and those who have since visited and have been touched by the bu... Read More about Hall of Memory - Liz Lane.

Canzon à 8
Lane, L. Canzon à 8

Canzon à 8 was written for Brett Baker’s ‘1000 Trombones Birthday Bash’ at Bristol Cathedral in July 2013, and broadly based around the concept of similar music of the same name by Gabrieli. The use of two quartets optimising the cathedral space and... Read More about Canzon à 8.