1936

Immortality (Pale Death! Content thee)
January 1936
Words by Mordaunt Currie
B–P Library, Box 4: MS, ink, dated, 3 pages and title page
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: G1177a3], A minor [e’–a’’]

The Hawthorn Tree (The hawthorn tree was gnarled in limb)
1 – 2 June 1936
Words by Hilda Maude
B–P Library, Box 4: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1945 [BL: G1177a13], E minor [b–g’’]

To Anise (Her little white feet)
August 1936
Words by Nathaniel Downes (1594), (arranged Mordaunt Currie)
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Winthrop Rogers 1937 [BL: G1177a6], D [a–d’’]

 

O mistress mine
*1936
Medium voice and strings
Words by Shakespeare
Unpublished

See Part Songs – unaccompanied p. 31; Unison Songs p. 41

 

The Starlighters (When I was out in the evening light)
January 1936
Unison voices and string orchestra
Words by Ann Gibbs
B–P Library, Bag Bii: MS, score, dated, title page, set of copyist’s parts
See Unison Songs p. 41
Unpublished

Deborah and Barak, Op 88
August – September – October 1936
Cantata for contralto and baritone soli, mixed chorus and orchestra
Words by Mordaunt Currie (adapted from the book of Judges)
B–P Library, Box 2: MS, vocal score, 46 pages and title page
Duration: 23’
Winthrop Rogers 1937 vocal score [BL: F1269ww4] (‘parts available on hire’)

First performance (?)12 November 1937 by Huddersfield Choral Society (Malcolm Sargent)

 

Now Israel may say, and that truly Op 84
11 February 1936
SATB unaccompanied
Words from The Scottish Psalter, 1650
B–P Library, Box 5: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 11 pages and title page, typescript of text

Boosey & Co 1936 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 8] [BL: F1147]

 

Hymn To Diana (Queen and huntress, chaste and fair)
3 April 1936
Quartet or chorus TTBB
Words by Ben Jonson
B–P Library, Bag Bi: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 4 pages and title page
Curwen 1949 [Apollo Club No. 804 with tonic sol–fa] [BL: F667]

Marston Moor 1644 (Who is on my side, who?)
3 April 1936
for TTBB choir
Words by Mordaunt Currie
B–P Library, Box 5: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 8 pages and title page
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: F163gg25] with tonic sol–fa

 

The Cherry in Spring (The apple tree’s a ruby)
19 June 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by Dorothy Dickinson
B–P Library, Box 1: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: F585xx15] with tonic sol–fa

The Two Lakes (The great old lake lies bare to the sky)
24 June 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by Ann Gibbs
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: F585xx12] with tonic sol–fa

Part Songs – with Piano

The Young May Moon (The young may moon is beaming)
28 June 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by Thomas Moore
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: F585xx20] with tonic sol–fa
First performance February 1936 by Danbury Choral Society

The Garden (Through the long, long hush of June)
29-30 June 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by J. C. Hobson
B–P Library, Box 4: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: F585xx17] with tonic sol–fa

Winter (‘Tis the hour of candlelight)
1-2 July 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by J. C. Hobson
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 6 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: E263k5]

Up in the woods I lie (Up in the woods I lie)
13 July 1936
SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by J. C. Hobson, ink
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, dated, printer’s copy, 4 pages
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: E263k4] with tonic sol–fa

 

The Larch Wood (I peeped into the larch wood)
21 January 1936
Words by Olive Denson
B–P Library, Box 5: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: E1830c40] with tonic sol–fa

When that I was and a little tiny boy (When that I was and a little tiny boy)
*1936
Words by Shakespeare
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, printer’s copy, 2 pages and title page
Winthrop Rogers 1936 [BL: E1830c42] with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to E. T. Parfitt

Treasure (I found, I found, growing on Tom Tiddler’s ground)
6-7 June 1936
Words by Ivy O. Eastwick
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 2 pages
Boosey & Hawkes 1948 [BL: E1830b34] with tonic sol–fa

 

Twelfth Night, Op 83
1935 – 1936
Play with music in 3 acts
Three trumpets (optional), timpani (optional), strings
Words by William Shakespeare
B-P Library, Bag Dvii: MS, full score, ink, individual parts, ink; rough version including
piano reduction, pemcil
Unpublished
First performance 20 June 1936 at Danbury Park
See Solo Song p. 8 ‘Fulfilment’

 

Essex Suite Op 84
1936
for string quartet and string orchestra

  1. A slow tune
  2. Twelfth Night
  3. Pastoral
  4. Scherzo

Duration: 17’-18’
B–P Library, Box 2: MS, full score, ink, bound, dated, 28 pages and parts
Assigned to Boosey and Hawkes for hire library

First performance by the Boyd Neel Orchestra at Chelmsford on 28 January 1937