1956

Lament for Robin Hood (Weep, all ye woodmen! Wail)
*1956
Words by Anthony Munday
OUP 1956 [BL: G1177a27] (Banks), F minor [medium]

Gipsies (Where do the gypsies come from)
*1956
Words by Henry H. Bashford
OUP 1956 [BL: G1177a26] (Banks), E minor [e’–a’’], C minor [c’–f’’]
See Unison songs p. 41

 

A Song of Worship (Alleluia, Glory to Thee)
*1956
Anthem for SATB
Words Anon
OUP 1956 [Oxford Choral Songs X 18] [BL: F1777m]
Dedicated to Marjorie Jaco

Thee Will I Love (Thee will I love, my God and King)
*1956
Words by Robert Bridges (paraphrase of Psalm 138)
Unison with organ
Curwen 1956 [Choruses for equal voices No. 2383] with tonic sol–fa [BL: E861]
See Church Music pp. 20, 23; Church Music – Hymn Tunes p. 25

Church Music

To My Heart (Anthem – On Christmas Day)
*1956
TTBB
Words by Clement Paman (ca. 1660)
OUP 1957 [Oxford Choral Songs M 7] [BL: F1777m]
Dedicated to The Felling Male Voice Choir in memory of  T. H. Mearis

Thou hallowed chosen morn (Thou hallowed chosen morn of praise)
1956
Anthem for Easter – SSATBB with organ accompaniment
Words by St. John Damascene (translated by J. M. Neale)
OUP 1956 [Oxford Anthems A 140] BL: F1776]
Dedicated to Sir Ernest Bullock

 

Tranquility (The moon rides high in silver light)
*1956
TTBB
Words by D. A. Chandler
OUP 1957 [Oxford Choral Songs M 6] [BL: F1777m]
Dedicated to Plymouth Clarion Choir

 

Fair Maid of Amsterdam, The (Mark well what I do)
*1956
for SA or TB or ST/AB
Words anonymous
OUP 1956 [Oxford Choral Songs T 14] [BL: F1777m]

Covent Garden (I know a place in London)
1956
Two–part song arranged by Henry Geehl
Words by Eileen Carfrae
Duration 2’
Edwin Ashdown 1956 [Enoch two–part Songs No. 230] [BL: E806a]
with tonic sol–fa); Roberton 1992; Goodmusic 2003
See Solo Songs p. 4

Pilgrim Song (Who would true valour see)
1956
for SA or TB or ST/AB
Words by John Bunyan and others, from The English Hymnal
OUP 1956 [Oxford Choral Songs T 13] [BL: F1777m]
See Part Songs – with piano p. 37 ‘Who would true valour see’

 

Elephantiaphus [American Nonsense Rhyme]
*1956
Words anonymous
OUP 1956 [Oxford Choral Songs U 13] [BL: F1777m]

Gipsies
1956
Words by Henry H. Bashford
OUP 1975 [Oxford Choral Songs U 150] [BL: F1777m]
See Solo Songs p. 11

 

Threnody for Walter de la Mare
17 July 1956
for string quartet and string orchestra: violins 1, 2, 3, viola, cello, bass
B–P Library, Bag Eii: MS, ink, dated, score 9 pages, parts
Goodmusic 2006, score and parts
? First performance Feb 1999 by Guildhall Strings at University of Essex

Suite in A, Op 144
*1956
for flute and strings
1. Prelude
2. Minuet
3. Sarabande
4. Gavotte
5. Quick Dance
Duration: 14
See Chamber Music p. 55

 

Suite in A, Op 144
*1956
for flute and piano
in 5 movements
1. Prelude
2. Minuet
3. Sarabande
4. Gavotte
5. Quick Dance
Duration: 14’
OUP 1957 [BL: g70q8]
See Orchestral Music – String orchestra p. 50

Three Pieces
1956
for clarinet (B@) and piano
in 3 movements
1. Shadow–March
2. Air
3. Caprice
B–P Library, Bag Eii: MS of 1, pencil , 3 pages, 24 bars apparently omitted
OUP 1957 score and part [BL: g1104o7]