for flute, viola, and harp


duration: 18 mins

Isca is Latin for ‘by the river’. It is also the Roman name for Caerleon - the home place of Sarah Broder, the flautist who commissioned the work.

The music is nearly always flowing and lyrical.

Isca was commissioned by Sarah Broder and composed between November 2006 and February 2007.


The first performance was given by Trio Tonnau:

Sarah Broder: flute

Gwen Haf-Richards: viola

Fontane Liang: Harp

at the Birmingham Conservatoire on May 3rd 2007

sheet music

Listen to a sneak preview of forthcoming CD release:

Catherine Handley: flute

Matthew Jones: viola

Hugh Webb: harp