1917

The Little Green Orchard, Op 15(1) [originally Op 9(2)]  (Someone is always sitting there) *1917
Words by Walter de la Mare
B-P Library, Box 5: Copyist’s MS, ink, printer’s copy, 6 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1932 [BL: G117728], F [e’@–f’’]
First performance 8 May 1918 at Wigmore Hall (Gladys Moger)
See Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 12; Part Songs – with piano p. 35

Five Eyes, Op 15(2) [originally Op 9(3)] (In Hans’ old mill his three black cats) September 1917
Words by Walter de la Mare
Winthrop Rogers 1922 [BL: G1275e5], G minor [d’–d’’], B@ minor [f’–f’’];
Classical Three Songs, B@ minor
Dedicated to John Coates
First performance 8 May 1918 at Wigmore Hall (Gladys Moger)
See Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 12; Part–songs – unaccompanied p. 31;

A Song of Shadows, Op 15(3) [originally Op 9(5]
(Sweep thy faint strings, Musician)
September 1917
Words by Walter de la Mare
Winthrop Rogers 1922 [BL: G1275e12], E@ [e’@–g’’@], Thames Century 1
Dedicated to Mary Mitchell
First performance 8 May 1918 at Wigmore Hall (Gladys Moger)
See Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 12; Part Songs – with piano p. 34;
Part Songs – other accompaniments p. 40

Dream Song [originally Op 9(1)]
(Sunlight, moonlight, twilight, starlight)
17 September 1917
Words by Walter de la Mare
B–P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, dated, 4 pages
Boosey & Hawkes 1933 [BL: G117735], A@ [d’–f’’]
Dedicated to Rachel Bennett

Five Dream Songs, Op 9                                                                                                                                             
1917
Soprano and string quartet
Words by Walter de la Mare

  1. Dream Song
  1. The Little Green Orchard
  1. Five Eyes
  1. The Bees’ Song
  1. A Song of Shadows

The Bee’s Song (Thousands of thorns there be on the Rozes)
18 September 1917
Solo voice and three–part chorus for SSC
Words by Walter de la Mare
B-P Library, Bag Bi: MS, ink, dated, 5 pages and title page

Curwen 1930 [Choruses for equal voices No 1996 with tonic sol–fa] [BL: E861]

A Song of Shadows (Sweep thy faint strings, musicians)    *1917
SSC and muted strings (double bass ad lib.), piano or harp
Words by Walter de la Mare
B-P Library, Box 6: MS, ink, 4 pages,
Unpublished
See Solo Songs p. 1; Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 12; Part Songs – with piano p. 34

String Quartet in A minor, Op 8 (altered from Op 6)
March-April-May 1917

  1. Allegro grazioso
  2. Andante elegato
  3. Poco andante – allegro vivace

B–P Library, Bag Eiii: MS, ink, dated, score 22 pages and title page, set of parts marked Op 6
Unpublished
Dedicated to the London String Quartet
First Performance 16 November 1917 at Aeolian Hall – London String Quartet
(second movement, previously Op 6)