1946

Songs Of The Mad Sea–Captain, Op 111
January 1946
Four songs for bass–baritone
Words by Bernard Martin, from ‘Red Treasure’

  1. Hidden Treasure (There were rubies red from Pegu), G minor [g (b@)–d’’]
  2. Abel Wright (Abel Wright was a joiner’s mate), C [a@–d’’#]
  3.  Toll the Bell (A ship went down in the Bay of Bengal), D minor [a–d’’]
  4. The Golden Ray (O hark, ye lubbers, in a far-off sea), D [b–d’’]

B–P Library, Box 6: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 9 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1946 [BL: G1177a14]
See Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 13

 

Before Sleeping (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John)
February 1946
SATB
Words anonymous (17th century)
B–P Library Box 1: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 4 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1946 [BL: F1744f31]
Dedicated to my friends of the Danbury Choral Society
First performance 3 March 1947 by Danbury choir
See Solo Song p. 9

 

Twelfth Night, Op 115
1946
Opera in 3 acts and 7 scenes for soloists, chorus and small orchestra: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon,
2 horns, trumpet, trombone, timpani, piano, strings
Words by Shakespeare adapted by Mordaunt Currie
B–P Library, Bag Dvi: MS, ink, full score, dated, 478 pages, title pages, composer’s note
Bag Dvii: vocal score, ink, 181 pages,
Unpublished

 

Prelude, Andante And Finale, Op 112
1946
for piano duet 4 hands
B–P Library, Bag Ei: MS, ink, dated, 30 pages and title page arranged from the original for strings
Unpublished
See Orchestral Music – String Orchestra p. 50

Prelude, Andante and Finale, Op 112: violins 1, 2, 3, viola, cello, bass
1946
re–orchestrated by L. Ashmore 1998
Goodmusic 2006, score and parts
First performance Feb. 1999 by Guildhall Strings at University of Essex
See Chamber Music p. 54

 

Dusk
1946
arranged by Jay Wilbur
B–P Library, Box 2: MS (Wilbur?), pencil 4 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1946 [BL: g1125ww14]
See Solo Songs p. 10, other accompaniment p. 14; Orchestral Music – Full orchestra p. 46,
Small orchestra p. 47, Strings and piano p. 49; Chamber Music p. 54; Other instrumental p. 58