CHORAL, VOCAL, OPERA
Song Cycles:
Eheu Fugaces (Song Cycle with various texts based on the cycle of life)
Sop/Fl/Cl/Vn/Vc/Piano/Perc (1981) 15'
Recording: Deep In My Hidden Country CD ABC Classics

Bright Tracks (Song Cycle with text based on poems of Ivor Gurney)
Sop/Vn/Va/Vc (1994) 18'
Recording: Bright Tracks CD Move Records
(Paul Lowin Song Cycle Prize 1994)

These Terrestrial Commitments (Song Cycle with text based on poems of Ern Malley) Sop/Shakuhachi/Perc/Piano (2009) 16'
(commissioned by the Shakuhachi Chamber Music International 2008)
Premiere: Merlyn Quaife, sop; Andrew MacGregor, shakuhachi; Stefan Cassomenos, pf; Eugene Ughetti, perc. Melba Hall, Parkville, Melbourne December 13, 2009

Choral:
15 Stations of the Cross - Via Crucis (1994-2005) SATB (a capella) 35’
Recording: Stations CD by The Australian Contemporary Chorale, dir. Hildy Essex

Listen to the Sydney Chamber Choir Resurrection - He LIves Again (15th Station of the Cross) by Brenton Broadstock

I Had a Dream – In Memoriam Michael Easton (text by BB)
SATB (a capella) (2004) 4’
Recordings: Stations CD (Australian Contemporary Chorale) and Rear Vision CD (Melbourne Composers’ League)
Performances:
Australian Contemporary Chorale dir. Hildy Essex
Australian Chamber Choir dir. Douglas Lawrence
Kammerchor St Georg Kirche, Nordlingen, Germany dir. Udo Knauer

Melbourne Mass - (Kyrie, Sanctus, Gloria, Agnus Dei, Memorial Acclamation, The Lord Be With You, Apostle's Creed) SATB with organ/piano (2007) 20'

Postera Crescam Laude SATB with organ (2007) 6' - an anthem written for the University of Melbourne using the university's motto as text

The Soul of the Anzac SATB (a capella) (2015) 8’
Commissioned by the Australian Chamber Choir for the ANZAC Centennial using texts by WW1 poets.
Premiere performance:
Australian Chamber Choir dir. Douglas Lawrence
St Fidelis Church, Clarendon Street, Coburg
Sunday March 22, 2015, 3pm

The Good Shepherd
children's choir, harpsichord and string quintet (text is a version of Psalm 23 by Paul Dallgas-Frey and used with permission) (2008) 9'
(Commissioned by Douglas Lawrence and the Southern Grampians Promenade of Sacred Music with assistance from Regional Arts Victoria).

Chamber Opera:
Fahrenheit 451
(libretto by BB adapted from Ray Bradbury's novel - used with permission)
5 singers/CD accompaniment (1992) c.55’
(Commissioned by the Sydney Metropolitan Opera and the AMC 1992)
Performances:
Sydney Metropolitan Opera, Sydney Australia 1992
Oopperaskaala, Helsinki, Finland 1998 (see www.oopperaskaala.fi)
Kammeroper NRW and Bonn Opera, Germany 2005
Watch video excerpts
Fahrenheit 451

Opera:
Fahrenheit 451 (completed 2013, yet to be performed)
(libretto by BB adapted from Ray Bradbury's novel)
4 principal roles – tenor, mezzo-soprano, 2 sopranos
3 supporting roles – soprano, baritone, tenor
Chorus – SATB (minimum of 8)
2 flutes/doublng piccolo, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons/doubling contra bassoon
1 horn in F, 1 trumpet in C, 1 trombone
1 tuned percussion, 2 percussion
1 piano
strings (can be played with a minimum of 2, 2, 2, 2, 2 (1 with low C)
Duration: 2 hours (excluding interval)