1954

Behold the Man
1954
Cantata for Passiontide, for tenor and baritone soloists, SATB chorus and orchestra:
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets,
2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings or strings and
organ (or piano).
Words compiled by Benedict Ellis
Duration: about 55’
OUP 1955 vocal score [BL: E541nn2], and chorus parts [BL: E541nn3],
Goodmusic 2004 vocal score,
full score and parts for both versions available on hire
First performance (?)3 April 1955 at St. George’s, Hanover Square
See Church Music p. 22

 

My sweet sweeting (O my sweeting, my little pretty sweeting)
*1954
Part–song for TTBB
Words anonymous (before 1550)
OUP 1955 [Oxford Choral Songs M 4] [BL: F1777m]

Dedicated to Sidney Smith and The Bromley Male Voice Choir

 

Welcome to the dance (Good evening, good evening, to all assembled here)
*1954
Arrangement of dance–song from Jutland
Part–song for TTBB
Words by Marjorie E. Kirtley
OUP 1954 [Oxford Choral Songs M 3] [BL: F1777m]

 

Pastoral, Op 136(2) (‘The High Adventure’)
(England, England. Their very name is home and anchorage)
1954
SSA
Words by Benedict Ellis
OUP 1954 [BL: F217n37], Goodmusic 2004
See Chorus and Orchestra p. 18

 

A Simple Concerto
*1954
for piano and string orchestra

Allegro moderato
Lento cantabile
Con brio
Duration: about 10’
OUP 1955 full score and parts [BL: g727ss3]

 

A Simple String Quartet, Op 140

Allegretto con grazia
Andante semplice
Allegro moderato
December 1954
B–P Library, Bag Eiii: MS, ink, dated, score, 10 pages and title page
Unpublished

 

Two Pieces for Pianoforte
*1954
1. The Gates of Sleep (Nocturne)
2. March Days
OUP 1955 [BL: g1126g17]

Dedicated to David Parkhouse