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Shorter works 3, 1938-1950

MS. Mus. b. 29

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(a) (fols. 1-7) Op. 50. Elegy for... [the] Duke of Monmouth, for string orchestra. Pencil short score and full score, both dated Apr-May 1939.

(b) (fols. 8-38v) [Op. 51]. 'The forsaken merman' for tenor solo, women's choir in 3 parts, piano and string orchestra. Full score, 1938-1950.

(c) (fols. 40-52) [Op. 51]. 'The forsaken merman' for tenor solo, women's choir in 3 parts, piano and string orchestra. Vocal score, n.d.

(d) (fols. 54-60v) [Op. 54]. 'Ariel', prelude for small orchestra, 1940.

(e) (fols. 64-65v) [Op. 55]. Two carols: 'The truth from above' for SATB and piano, and 'Bring us good ale' for unison or 2-part male voice choir and piano, 1940.

(f) (fol. 66) [Op. 58b]. A tune for Maundy Thursday for piano solo, 1941. Fragment in a version for organ printed in Three pastorals for the organ, 1942.

(g) (fols. 67-74v) [Op. 61]. 'In tenebris', three songs for baritone and piano.

(j) (fols. 79-80) [Op. 66]. 'The garden' (words by Walter de la Mare), part-song for treble voices in two parts and piano, 1943. Printed in This year, next year, 1948.

(k) (fols. 81-85) [Op. 67]. 'Autumn and Spring' (words by Robert Bridges), part-song for unaccompanied SATB choir. No. 3, 'The storm is over', 1944, and [No. 4], 'Spring goeth all in white', 1942. Both printed in 1946.

(l) (fols. 86-89) [Op. 68]. Funeral music, to the memory of an old pupil [i.e. Lord Burlington, grandson of the Duke of Devonshire, killed in action 10 Sep 1944] for string orchestra, organ and timpani, 1944.

(m) (fols. 90-93) [Op. 69a]. Arrangement for flute and string orchestra of the slow movement of the Sonata in C for flute and piano [op. 69], 1944.

(n) (fols. 94-95v) [Op. 71]. 'Easter meditation, No. 4' for organ solo, 1945. Printed in 1946.

(o) (fols. 96-111) [Op. 72]. 'The jackdaw of Rheims', a ballet for two violins, piano duet and percussion, 1945.

(p) (fols. 112-113v) [Op. 75]. A Christmas tune for the organ, 1945. Printed in 1946.

(q) (fols. 115-147) [Op. 77]. Sonata in D for violin and piano, 1945.

(r) (fols. 148-158) [Op. 78]. Dances from 'The Snow Queen', ballet for small orchestra, 1946, scored 1949-1950.

(s) (fols. 159-161v) [Op. 80]. 'The yellow leaves' for piano solo, 1945-1947.


  • 1938-1950


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MS. Mus. b. 29

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