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Shorter works 5, 1936-1959

MS. Mus. c. 327

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(a) (fols. 1-33) [Op. 106]. Concertino in E for piano solo and string orchestra. Full score and parts, 1955.

(b) (fols. 34-88v) [Op. 108]. 'Shakespearian studies', four pieces for orchestra, 1956. No. III, in memory of Gerald Finzi, is also arranged for string orchestra with oboe.

(c) (fols. 90-101v) [Op. 133]. Rhapsody for string orchestra with solo violin, 1936; revised and rescored, 1959. Full score, piano reduction and violin part.

(d) (fols. 102-103) [Op. 114]. Prelude for organ on 'O filii et filiae', 1959.

(e) (fol. 104) Choral prelude on Rockingham, 1959.

Works not included by Robin Milford in his own list of his works:

(f) (fols. 106-107v) 'Fair and Fair', duet for soprano and tenor with piano accompaniment.

(g) (fols. 108-110) Two short pieces for organ: Air in B flat, and Epilogue on a chorale.

(h) (fols. 111-113) 'Sing praises', for voice and piano, 1936.

(j) (fols. 115-116v) 'Comfort ye', for 2-part treble voices and piano, 1941.

(k) (fol. 117) 'Song of the ship', for voices and piano, 1944.

(l) (fols. 118-119) 'Since I am coming to that holy room', for mezzo-soprano and piano, 1953.

(m) (fol. 120) Minuet in B flat for piano, 1957.

(n) (fols. 121-132v) 'The hour strikes', incidental music for play by Jean Rowntree, 1957-1958.

(o) (fols. 133-141v) Five songs, a sixth unfinished, 1959.

(p) (fols. 143-149v) Nos. 'III' and 'IV' from a draft for the opera Vertue(?)]: 'Thus shepherds sing', for tenor and organ, and 'Let all the world', for SATB and organ.

(q) (fols. 150-154v) Unfinished piano reduction of op. 52, 'Triptych'. See also MS. Mus. c. 319.


  • 1936-1959


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MS. Mus. c. 327

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