• Paul Burnell

Paul Burnell

Welcome to this music site for Paul Burnell.  Here you can find sheet music, blog articles and some recordings relating to this UK-based composer.

Paul Burnell was born in 1960, Ystrad, South Wales and now lives and writes in London.  Albums include 'Leaving the Party on Pluto', 'Good to Go', 'Sticking with Childish Things', 'Face Each Aged Ache'  'Cabbage Heads', 'Accompanied Readings Vol. 1' and 'Acute Suites'.  The album 'It May Have Been' with pianist James Bacon was released in 2016, and 'Accompanied Readings Vol. 2' was released in 2018.

The piece 'Birthday' was selected by Leatherhead Choral Society for their composition competition and was performed by them in July 2018.

In 2019 premieres were given by Hannah Cresswell (flute) & Constance Chow (piano), Jordan Wright Murray (percussion) and the CoMA East Midlands Ensemble.

The album 'Griff Said Ruff' released 31 December 2019.



Letztes Update
A Motion and a Spirit - for Organ
Klassische Musik / Instrumentalmusik
Galop Infernal, for instruments in four parts - Score and Parts
Klassische Musik
  1. Four Minutes - Four Daydreams, for flexible ensemble
    Klassische Musik / Zeitgenössisch
  2. 2 Ping, for piano, optional: drone on low G, bowls
    Klassische Musik / Zeitgenössisch
  3. Ophelia's Last Song, for solo unaccompanied female voice
    Klassische Musik / Zeitgenössisch
  4. All the Same, for flexible ensemble - Score
    Klassische Musik / Crossover
  5. Just Before Dawn, for piano(s) and/or other instruments
    Klassische Musik / Zeitgenössisch


10 Dezember 2019, Artikel
New album 'Griff Said Ruff'
Twenty-two songs feature on the forthcoming album 'Griff Said Ruff' which will be available from digital music stores on 31 December 2019. ​ Advance listening possible through   this link    from the album's distributor The Orchard, ...
04 März 2018, Artikel
Composer Outlook Interview with Borough New Music
As a preview to Series 6 of Borough New Music, the composer Paul Burnell talks about his work, which features in the opening recital by Chris Brannick & Sara Stowe on Tuesday 6 March 2018. Interview by Clare Simmonds. Read the full ...