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Shorter works 4, 1946-1956

MS. Mus. b. 27

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(a) (fols. 1-2v) [Op. 82]. 'Easter meditation, No. 6' for organ solo, 1946-1947. Printed in 1948.

(b) (fols. 3-5) [Op. 86]. 'A litany to the Holy Spirit' for unaccompanied 4-part choir, 1947.

(c) (fols. 6-19) [Op. 87]. Trio in F for clarinet, cello and piano, 1948.

(d) (fols. 20-3) [Op. 88]. 'Badminton pavan' for small orchestra, 1947-1948.

(e) (fols. 24-36) [Op. 91]. Saraband and Fugato for two pianos. Separate parts, 1948.

(f) (fols. 38-39v) [Op. 92]. Prelude for violin, cello and piano, for R. Vaughan Williams on his 85th birthday. Printed, with the composer's corrections.

(g) (fols. 40-51) [Op. 93]. Trio in E minor for two violins and piano, 1948-1949.

(h) (fols. 52-65v) [Op. 94]. 'Swan songs' for mezzo-soprano and piano, 1948-1951.

(j) (fols. 66-71) [Op. 95]. 'A simple suite' for string quartet, 1949. See also MS. Mus. c. 320.

(k) (fols. 72-80v) [Op. 97]. 'Festival suite' for the Jacques String Orchestra. Full score, 1950.

(l) (fols. 82-83v) [Op. 100]. Two Coleridge songs for soprano and piano, 1952.

(m) (fols. 84-85) [Op. 101]. 'Aubade' for high soprano and piano, for Marion Milford's 21st birthday, [1952].

(n) (fols. 86-99) [Op, 103A]. 'Overture for a celebration', 1952. Arrangement for two pianos. Separate parts, 1954. See also MS. Mus. c. 322.

(o) (fols. 100-108v) [Op. 104]. Suite for flute and piano. Arrangement for flute and string orchestra. Draft in pencil and beginning of full score, 1952-1953.

(p) (fols. 111-124v) [Op. 104A]. 'A three-piece suite' for piano and small orchestra or piano quintet, arranged from the Suite for flute and piano, 1956.

(q) (fols. 125-129) [Op. 105A]. Sonatina for bassoon and piano in B flat. Fair copy and draft in pencil of first movement, with notes for second (Andante) and third (Vivo) movements, 1953-1954.


  • 1946-1956


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MS. Mus. b. 27

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