1939

Rest in the Lord (Rest in the Lord, and thou shalt prove)
February 1939
Words by Edmund Beale Sargant
B–P Library, Box 6: MS, pencil, dated, B major, 2 pages, D@ major
(‘not to be published’), 3 pages,
typescript of text
Winthrop Rogers 1939 [BL: G1177a11], G minor [b–e’’@]
Dedicated to Astra Desmond

Grade A (Drink more milk! Drink more milk!)
1939
Words by Armstrong Gibbs (for David Gibbs’ 21st birthday)
B–P Library, Bag A: MS, ink, voice part only, 1 page
Unpublished

 

Forest Idyll, Op 91
August – October 1939
Cantata for SSA, strings and piano
Words by Mordaunt Currie
B–P Library, Bag Bi: MSS, ink, dated, full score 29 pages and title page, vocal score
31 pages and title page
Duration: about 15’
Unpublished

 

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in F minor
1939
SATB unaccompanied
OUP 1939 [Oxford Church Music No. 491] [BL: F1777e]

 

My dear mistress (My dear mistress has a heart)
April 1939
Chorus for TTBB
Words by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
B–P Library, Box 5: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 5 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1939 [BL: F163ii5] with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to Colne Valley Male Voice Choir

Come, sweet lass (Come sweet lass! This bonny weather)
April 1939
Chorus for TTBB
Words anonymous (1685)
B–P Library, Box 1: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1939 [BL: F163ii4] with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to Colne Valley Male Voice Choir

She is ever for the new (Let her give her hand, her glove)
April 1939
Chorus for SATB
Words anonymous (17th century)
B–P Library, Box 6: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy,  6 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1939 [BL:F1744c14]  with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to S. L. Riley and his choir

The Pleasures of Love (How happy the lover)
26 April 1939
Chorus for SATB
Words by John Dryden (1691)
B–P Library, Box 6: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 4 pages
Boosey & Hawkes 1939 [BL: F1744c13]
Dedicated to the Danbury Choral Society
First performance 1939 by Danbury Choral Society

 

The Three Graces, Op 92
1939
A light suite for violin, ‘cello and piano
1. Margaret, 4’, November 11 1939
2. Susan, 3’45’’
3. Jennifer, 3’
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, pencil, printer’s copy, 31 pages and title page
Duration: 11’’
Hawkes & Son 1941 score and parts [BL: g417dd6] ‘A Little Suite’