1951

The Oxen (‘Now they are all on their knees’)
24 December 1951
Words by Thomas Hardy
B–P Library, Box 5: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page
Boosey & Hawkes 1952 [BL: G1177a21], Thames 10 1989, F minor [d’@–f’’]
Dedicated to Elsie Suddaby
See Solo Songs – other accompaniment p. 14

 

Bless the Lord O my soul
1951
Harvest anthem for SATB with organ
Words taken from Psalm 104
OUP 1951 [Oxford Series of Modern Anthems No. 129] [BL: F1776]
See Church Music 1934 p. 20

Psalm 121 (I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills)
May 1951
Mixed voice choir unaccompanied
B–P Library, Box 6: MS, vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 8 pages,
Boosey & Co 1951 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 33] [BL: F1147]
with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to Alfred Higson and The Sale & District Choral Society

Church Music

To God on high
September 1951
TTBB
B-P Library, Bag Cii: Copy printed by Morris Motors Male Voice Choir dated 27 September 1953,
2 pages and title page with choir signatures
Unpublished
Dedicated to Morris Motors Male Voice Choir

 

Sleep, little King ( Sleep, little King, in your cradle of hay)
1 – 3 August 1951
Words by Margaret Rose
SATB unaccompanied
B-P Library, Box 6: MS, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 6 pages and title page
Boosey & Co 1951 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 34] [BL: F1147] with tonic sol–fa

Dedicated to Jane and Clare (Rust) (not on MS)

 

Three Shakespeare Lyrics No 1: When icicles hang by the wall
7-8 August 1951
TTBB choir
Words by Shakespeare
B-P Library, Box 7: MS, ink, dated, 5 pages,
Boosey & Co 1951 [BL: F163kk15] with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to T H Mearis and The Felling Male Voice Choir
See Unison Songs p. 42

Three Shakespeare Lyrics No 2: O mistress mine
9-10 August 1951
TTBB choir
Words by Shakespeare
B–P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 5 pages and title page
Boosey & Co 1951 [BL: F163kk14] with tonic sol–fa
Dedicated to T. H. Mearis and The Felling Male Voice Choir
See Solo Songs – other accompaniments p. 13; Unison songs p. 41

Part–songs – unaccompanied

Three Shakespeare Lyrics No 3: Blow, blow, thou winter wind
5-6 August 1951
TTBB choir
Words by Shakespeare
B-P Library, Box 7: MS, score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 7 pages and title page
Boosey & Co 1951 [BL: F163kk13]

 

Spring (Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king)
*1951
SATB, arranged from 1922 two–part song
Words by Thomas Nashe
OUP 1951 [Oxford Choral Songs No. 891] [BL: F1777a]; Elkin 1979
First performance 1951 at the National Competitive Festival

See Part Songs – with piano p. 34

 

Sonata in E, Op 132
12 January 1951
for cello and piano

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Lento, molto cantabile ‘As a shadow goes over the hill so my thoughts flow away’
  3. Broadly

B–P Library, Bag Eii: MS, ink, dated, score 22 pages and title page, cello part
OUP 1952 [BL: g514u8]
Dedicated to Eileen and Rosemary Croxford
(second movement adapted and expanded from solo song ‘Resting’ p. 5)

Two Pieces for Clarinet and Piano
January 1951
1. Silver Stream (28 January)
2. Quiet Evening (31 January)
B–P Library, Bag Eii: MS, ink, dated, 4 pages each
Unpublished