Rā te rongo kino (2019) for kapa haka and orchestra. First performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Ray Chan and featuring Taniwha Ventures. Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, 29 June 2019.
Whitiora (2017) for cello, chanting voice and orchestra. First performed by the Manukau Symphony Orchestra, Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand. See here for a video.
Dance (2007) for piano, strings and percussion (a movement from Four Scenes). See here for performance by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, Duluth, Minnesota, 2014.
Te Arikinui (1991, revised 2006) for tenor, strings and percussion. See here for performance by the Waikato University Orchestra (21 April 2010), conducted by Adam Maha and featuring Howard McGuire.
Pride (2011) for baritone and piano. See here for a performance featuring Howard McGuire (baritone), Kelly Kahukiwa (saxophone) and Charles Royal (piano) at Te Papa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, 21 October 2012
‘Baxter Songs’ (2010) for baritone and piano. See here for performance by Howard McGuire and Charles Royal
Reclamations (2008) for violin and piano. See here for performance by Lara Hall (violin) and Rafaela Garlick-Grice (piano) in 2010.
Te Kārohirohi: The Light Dances (2010-2012), music for a dance work of the same name, in collaboration with Paddy Free with improvisations by Horomona Horo, James Webster, Al Fraser and Erina Daniels. See video here.
E kore e mutu (2013) for SATB choir, first performed in 2013 by the Auckland University Chamber Choir, conducted by Karen Grylls.
Ūkaipō: Our Struggles, with Love (working title), a 'play with music' (a showing of work in progress conducted in February 2014 at the whare tapere, Waimangō, Hauraki, featuring singer Ria Hall)
Four Scenes (2007-2014) for piano, strings and percussion. Dance was completed in 2007 and was first performed in 2010 by the Waikato University Orchestra and then again in 2014 by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
Matariki for chanting voice, taonga pūoro and orchestra. A first version performed by Reo and the Auckland Chamber Orchestra (conducted by Peter Scholes) in 2011.
Overture Twelfth Night (1985), for small orchestra
He Timatanga (1986), an electronic work
Tohu: Mauriora 1998
Tohu: Whakawhiti 2008
Ascension and Other Stories, Songs by Charles Royal 2014, hear on Spotify here.
Mōteatea-Chanted Song Poetry
Te Kairuirui (1993), he waiata tangi mō Rev. Māori Marsden
Tekau mā rua rangi (1994), he waiata mō te taenga mai o ngā taonga pūoro ki Ōtaki
E noho ana au i te koko o tōku whare (1995), he waiata tangi mō Tūkawekai Kereama
Āio (2008), he waiata whakatau i te rangimārie
Rangimārire (2010), he waiata whakatau i te rangimārie
Te Take o te rākau (2010), he waiata karanga i te reo o te tangata
I haere nei koe (2011), he waiata aroha
Whakatau mai (2010), he haka pōwhiri
E taku manu (2010), he haka pōwhiri