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Shorter works 2, 1930-1938

MS. Mus. c. 325

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(a) (fols. 1-7) Op. 20. Concertino for harpsichord and string orchestra (revised [1953]).

(b) (fols. 8-13) [Op. 21d]. 'May in the green-wood', arranged for orchestra, from Op. 21, A prophet in the land. Full score. A vocal score was printed in 1933.

(c) (fols. 14-21) Op. 22. Various pieces for the piano. Set II.

(d) (fols. 22-50) Op. 23. 'Pastoral fantasy' for small orchestra with violin solo, 1930.

(e) (fols. 52-59) Op. 26. Prelude and fugue in E minor for piano solo, string orchestra, etc.

(f) (fols. 60-61) [Op. 27a]. 'Daybreak', song for soprano (or tenor) and piano, 1930. Printed in 1931.

(g) (fols. 62-80) Op. 28. The Bemerton cantatas, no. 3, 'Evening cantata' for baritone solo, chorus and organ or orchestra. Full score. A vocal score was printed in 1931.

(h) (fols. 81-89) Op. 32. Two short cantatas, no. 1, 'Easter morning cantata' for unbroken voices and string orchestra. Full score. A vocal score was printed in 1933.

(j) (fols. 91-103) Op. 33. Phantasy quintet for clarinet and string quartet.

(k) (fols. 105-109) Op. 36. Four songs for soprano and piano (words by Robert Bridges). Printed from this manuscript by Novello in 1933.

(l) (fol. 111) [Op. 37]. 'Pleasure it is', a carol for soprano and piano, 1934. Printed by Augener in 1936.

(m) (fols. 114-117) Op. 42. Four pieces for viola and piano, 1935; the first, 'Air', printed from this manuscript in 1940.

(n) (fols. 118 a-d, 119-121) Part of the discarded Op. 44, Concertino for piano and small orchestra in D. Draft in pencil.

(o) (fols. 122-123) [Op. 44]. 'Cradle song' for soprano and piano, 1935. Printed in 1936.

(p) (fols. 124-125) [Op. 45a]. 'Songs of the Open', no. 3, 'To daffodils', arranged for SSA and piano. Printed as a 2-part song in 1936.

(q) (fols. 126-127) Op. 48. Four Hardy songs, no. 3, 'If it's ever Spring again', 1938. Printed in 1939.


  • 1930-1938


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  • English


MS. Mus. c. 325

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