Mark Edward Langford was born in Takaka 9-8-57. Educated Nelson College 1971-5. Attended Wellington Polytechnic Executant Music Course (majoring in piano) 1976-7, Victoria University of Wellington 1978-81, graduating BMus (Hons) in composition. Organist in several churches in Nelson and Wellington 1967-82. 1982-3 studied digital and analogue music at the Institute of Sonology, Utrecht. Returned to NZ 1983. 1985 tutored in Harmony at Victoria Univ of Wgtn; late 1985-7 with National Library; 1987 to date with Accident Compensation Corporation.
See also "Bibliography of NZ Compositions (-1982)"
for gamelan, three male choirs and percussion, 6m
for mezzo-soprano and flute, 3m
for winds and percussion
for soprano, cello, two actors and string orchestra, 1m
for orchestra, 5m
for piano and electric violin, 4m
for clarinet, vibraphone and piano, 4m
for clarinet, accordion, violin, two violas and double bass
for a vocal ensemble of twelve singers, 2m
for solo flute, 5m
for clarinet, piano and percussion, 16m