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Garrett on YouTube!

Recently spotted on Youtube, 2 videos of Michael Garrett playing the piano at The Underground Cafe Edinburgh 2008

His own composition "The Spirit of Modernity" :

2. Transcription of Erroll Garner's All of Me, Liszt "Sursum Corda".

 

Please click on the titles below to listen to recordings of works by Michael Garrett (mp3 format):

"CAROLINA BORDERLINE" - Country and Western Rock (2009-10)
 Complete Recording - Performed by The Michael Garrett Experience:
Ishbel Maltman (Soprano), Colleen Nicholl, (Soprano), Steven Smith (Tenor), Rocio Banyuls (Soprano Sax), Sheena Jardine (Violin), Yuuka Yamada (Violin), Wendy Wetherby (Cello), May Halyburton (Double Bass), Finlay Hetherington (Trumpet). Julian Wagstaff (Lead/Rhythm Guitar), Michael Garrett (Piano), William Oke (Bass Guitar), Gordon MacDonald Williamson (Drums/Percussion). Natalia Rucki (Gong), Will Pickvance (Organ).
Sound Engineer - Graeme Godley
Produced by Michael Garrett.
Music Box Studio, Stevenson College, Edinburgh, October - November 2011

"WHAT'S IN THE AIR" - Ballad (2007)
 Complete Recording - Performed by The Michael Garrett Experience:
Ishbel Maltman (Soprano), Colleen Nicholl, (Soprano), Steven Smith (Tenor), Rocio Banyuls (Soprano Sax), Sheena Jardine (Violin), Yuuka Yamada (Violin), Wendy Wetherby (Cello), May Halyburton (Double Bass), Finlay Hetherington (Trumpet). Julian Wagstaff (Lead/Rhythm Guitar), Michael Garrett (Piano), William Oke (Bass Guitar), Gordon MacDonald Williamson (Drums/Percussion). Natalia Rucki (Gong), Will Pickvance (Organ).
Sound Engineer - Graeme Godley
Produced by Michael Garrett.
Music Box Studio, Stevenson College, Edinburgh, October - November 2011

"REFRAIN DE DANSE ORIENTAL" - Op.189 for wordless sopranos and ensemble (2006)
 Complete Recording - Performed by The Michael Garrett Experience:
Ishbel Maltman (Soprano), Colleen Nicholl, (Soprano), Steven Smith (Tenor), Rocio Banyuls (Soprano Sax), Sheena Jardine (Violin), Yuuka Yamada (Violin), Wendy Wetherby (Cello), May Halyburton (Double Bass), Finlay Hetherington (Trumpet). Julian Wagstaff (Lead/Rhythm Guitar), Michael Garrett (Piano), William Oke (Bass Guitar), Gordon MacDonald Williamson (Drums/Percussion). Natalia Rucki (Gong), Will Pickvance (Organ).
Sound Engineer - Graeme Godley
Produced by Michael Garrett.
Music Box Studio, Stevenson College, Edinburgh, October - November 2011

FANTASIA No 3 for String Orchestra (2009)
 Complete Recording - Performed by Philomusica of Edinburgh (Director: Lawrence Dunn), Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh, Wednesday 10th August 2011

Canzona op.182 for clarinet, 'cello and piano (2007)
 Complete Recording - Live at St.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, 21st Septermber 2008,
Salvatore Tomasino (clarinet), Wendy Weatherby ('cello), Michael Garrett (piano)

Galla Water - version for flugelhorn and piano op.197 (2008)
 Complete Recording - Live at St.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, 21st Septermber 2008,
Finlay Hetherington (flugelhorn), Michael Garrett (piano)

Two Pieces for Piano - Four Hands op.33a (1985) : i) Valse Suisse ii) Polka (originally composed for the film Women in Love)
 Complete Recording - Live at St.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, 21st Septermber 2008,
Sarah Bainbridge / Michael Garrett (pianos)

Vivaldi/Bach: Aria - Chorale (arr. Garrett for piano four hands, 2007)
 Complete Recording - Live at St.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, 21st Septermber 2008,
Sarah Bainbridge / Michael Garrett (pianos)

Epithalamion II for Organ op.203 "Fantasia Concertante" (2008-9)
 Complete Recording - Live premiere at the Temple Church, London, 3rd February 2010 by Elizabeth Day

Symphony No.12 "Le Retour de Printemps"
 Complete Recording - Live at the Methodist Church, Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, 6th December 2008, by the New Edinburgh Orchestra, /Tim Paxton

Galla Water

Complete Recording by Ishbel Kennedy Maltman (mezzo) and Michael Garrett (piano)

Complete Recording by Colleen Nicoll (soprano) and Michael Garrett (piano)


String Trio No.1 in five movements
Fifth Movement (1962)

Two Concert Extracts from 'The Spirit of Modernity' for piano solo
Berceuse and Finale (1972-73)
Performed by Robert Bell

Excerpts from 'The Book of Circe' 100 pieces for piano in ten volumes (1969-76)
Canzona
Soliloquy
Idyll
Melody
Valse de Salon in A flat (originally composed for the film 'Women In Love' - 1969)
Impromptu
Saudades
Barcarolle
Aubade
Cavatina
Colinda
Chorale
Air
Boureé
Menuet
Entrada

4 Songs Without Words for Piano - 4 Hands (piano solo version)
No.2 : Rondo (1975)

A New Renaissance (piano solo version)
Inertia (1977-78)

Piano Sonata No.2 'Sursum Animus' in 3 movements
Third Movement (1977-78)

Aux Pas I (12 Preludes For Piano 'From the Highland' Original theme with five variations
(1981-2)
No.1
No.2
No.8
No.9

Aux Pas VIII (24 Preludes For Piano' (1997)
No.1 in D minor
No.2 in F
No.9 in E minor
No.17 in F sharp

Piano Sonata No. 12 in 4 movements
First Movement (1997)

Two Nocturnes for Piano
No.2 Fantasia-Notturno (1997)

Piano Sonata No. 15 in 3 movements
Third Movement (1997)

Introduction and Promenade
For Two Pianos - Eight Hands (complete work)(1997)

Three Night Visuals for Piano
No.3 Lacunæ: 'Of the Night' (2002)

Symphony No.9 in one movement (6 sections)
Contemplation, Dance Episode 2, Dawn, Finale: Presto Quasi Volante (sections 3-6) (2002)

Sonata No.4 for Violin and Piano
Finale (2002)
Song : 'Searching for Spring' Op.154
Complete Recording (2005)
Promenade en Forme de Paean
Complete Recording (2005)
3 Tracks from the session album 'Three Generation Jam'
Performed by Bill Coleman Plus Four:
Bill Coleman - Trumpet and Flugelhorn, Francois Guin - Trombone, Michael Garrett - piano, Jean-Francois Catoire - Bass, Art Taylor - Drums
Recorded January 1969, Paris.
For Me And My Gal
If I Had You
I'm In The Mood For Love
Stairway To The Stars (Trio Track)