1922

Solo Songs with piano accompaniment

Mistletoe (Sitting under the mistletoe)
April 1922
Words by Walter de la Mare
B–P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 2 pages and title page
Curwen 1922 [BL: G1275e9], F minor [e’@–a’’@], Novello Album 2
Dedicated to John Coates
See Solo Song – other accompaniments p. 13

Two Elizabethan Songs, Op 44
1922
Words by Samuel Daniel

  1. Love is a sickness (Love is a sickness, full of woes)

Elkin 1922 [BL: G1270c22], G [d’–e’’], B@ [f’–g’’], F [c’–d’’]; Classical, F
Words by Robert Wever

  1. In Youth is Pleasure (In an arbour green asleep whereas I lay)

Elkin 1922 [BL: G1270c22], E [b–e’’], G [d’–g’’]

The Sleeping Beauty (The scent of bramble fills the air)
June 1922
Words by Walter de la Mare
B-P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Curwen 1924 [BL: G11779], [e’@–f’’], Novello Album 1, F
See Chorus and orchestra p. 15; Part Songs – with piano p. 36: Songs Of Childhood Op 76

The Exile (Had the gods lov’d me, I had lain)
October 1922
Words by Walter de la Mare
F & B Goodwin/Chester 1923 [BL: H1846ii17], A minor [c’–e’’]
Dedicated to Anne Thursfield

Gray And Gold
*1922
Words by Helen Taylor

  1. The Miracle (The fields lay brown on either hand), C [a–e’’]
  2. The wind in your hair (I love you), C  [e’–e’’]
  3. Requiescat (Now all the world in peaceful slumber lies), C minor [c’–d’’]
  4. I shall remember (Sigh of wind on a moonless night), C [c’–e’’@]
  5. April’s Hour (There’s a fairy sleeping in every folded flower), D [d’–e’’@]

Enoch 1922, low [BL: G1275e6, given above] and high

Covent Garden (I know a place in London)
*1922
Words by Eileen Carfrae
Enoch 1923 [BL: G1270c21], C [c’–e’’(g’’)], D [d’–f’’], E [e’–g’’],
Roberton 1992, Goodmusic 2003
See Part Songs – with piano p. 38

 

The Mad Prince, (Who said Peacock Pie?)
* 1922
Voice and string quartet and piano or harp
Words Walter de la Mare
RCM 4845: MS, ink, score
Unpublished
See Solo Songs p. 3

CHORUS and ORCHESTRA

Before Dawn, Op 46 (Dim-berried is the mistletoe)
April 1922
Mixed chorus, string orchestra and organ (or piano)
Words by Walter de la Mare
B–P Library, Box 1: MS, vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 10 pages and title page
Duration: 10’

Boosey & Co 1922 vocal score [BL: F585ii30], string parts [BL: h3210h175]

 

PART–SONGS – UNACCOMPANIED

Tears, Op 42(1)  (Weep you no more, sad fountains)
*1922
SATB
Words from John Dowland’s Third and Last Book of Songs or Aires, 1603
B–P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Curwen 1922 [Choral Handbook No. 1131] [BL: E862]

A Litany, Op 42(2) (Drop, drop, slow tears)
*1922
SATB
Words by Phineas Fletcher
B–P Library, Bag Ci: MS, ink, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Curwen 1922 [Choral Handbook No. 1132] [BL: E862]

Cradle Song, Op 42(3) (O my dear heart, young Jesus sweet)
*1922
Soprano solo and SATB chorus
Words Anonymous, (Martin Luther, translated by the brothers Wedderburn)
B–P Library, Bag Ci: MS, ink, printer’s copy, 3 pages
Curwen 1922 [Choral Handbook No. 1130] [BL: E862]; Roberton Publications 1996
[BL: E9252]; Goodmusic 2003

A Sea Song (To all you ladies now on land)
February 1922
TTBB
Words by Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset
B–P Library, Box 6: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 7 pages
Boosey & Co 1922 [Boosey’s Choral Miscellany No. 77 with tonic sol–fa] [BL: F160e]

Hey Nonny No (Men are fools that wish to die)
*1922
Part-song for TTBB
Words: Christchurch MS XVI Century
B–P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Curwen 1922 [The Apollo Club No. 589] [BL: F667]

 

Spring (Spring, the sweet spring is the year’s pleasant king)
1922
Two–part song
Words by Thomas Nashe
OUP 1923 [Oxford Choral Songs No. 107 with tonic sol–fa] [BL: F1777a]; Elkin 1979
See Part Songs – with piano p. 37
Gwerthu Breuddwydion (Pe gwerthwn frenddwydin fil)
1922
Two–part song in Welsh
Words by Thomas Lovell Beddoes, translated by D. Lloyd Jenkins
OUP 1923

 

UNISON SONGS

Slow, horses, slow (Slow, horses, slow)
*1922
Words by Thomas Westwood
Duration 2’30’’
OUP 1922 [Oxford Choral Songs No 5] [BL: F1777a]; Roberton 1996,
[BL: E812o12], Goodmusic 2003
See Solo Songs p. 5

You spotted snakes (You spotted snakes with double tongue)
*1922
Words by Shakespeare
Edward Arnold 1923 [Singing Class Music No. 61] [BL: E802]

 

Little Suite from the play ‘Crossings’, Op 20A
1922
for solo flute, string orchestra and piano
1. Butcher, Baker and Candlestickmaker
2. The Arrival
3. Scherzetto (The Snow Tea)
4. Fairy Ballet
MS RCM 4859
Unpublished

See Solo Songs p. 2; Stage and Screen p. 43; Orchestral Music – Full orchestra p. 46

 

Pastoral Quartet, Op 41
September 1921–January 1922
for string quartet
1. A Landscape
2. Country Children
3. Summer Noon
4. A Village Fair
RCM 4850: MS, score, dated.
Curwen 1923 No 93014 (RCM has ‘no printed copy exists’)
First performance 20 February 1922 at Aeolian Hall second
Goossens chamber concert – Hungarian Quartet

Country Magic, Op 47
1922
for violin, ‘cello and piano
1. Siesta
2. The open road
3. An old song
F & B Goodwin 1923 [BL: g409n7]

 

Everyday Doings, Op 39
*1922
1. A Morning Walk
2. Peevish
3. A Conversation
4. Something Exciting
5. A Procession of Toy Soldiers
Stainer & Bell 1922, cr, [BL: g1125b31]
Dedicated to D. M. H. G. (David Gibbs)