A study of the composer and his friends, including Thomas Anson of Shugborough.
A detailed study of Thomas Anson, his travels and his role as a patron of The Greek Revival
A more detailed account of the relationship of Thomas Wright of Durham and Elizabeth Carter.
The philosophical ideas of the 18thc poet, Elizabeth Carter.
An introduction to the forgotten 18th century Platonic Revival
An investigation into the life and death of Mignon Harman, who claimed, to Sir Kenneth Clark, to be the daughter of Sir Edward Elgar.
This is a series of fanciful dialogues, stories and essays exploring my purely personal philosophy of music, with a selection of old poems as an appendix.
An additional section of The Ravello Dialogues, June 2019
A personal view of the composer.
This series of meditations was originally devised by Br Colin Wilfred SSF. I have written new reflections and prayers, and changed one Station, to reflect Franciscan theology, particularly Bonaventure and Duns Scotus.
“A Franciscan Composer’s Theology of Creation.” A personal account of the ideas which lie behind many of my projects.