CHAMBER MUSIC

† String Quartet in C, Op 1

*1912

First performance ?23 November 1912 at Cambridge University Musical Society

Phantasy, Op 5

September-October 1915

for violin and piano

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ei: ink, dated, 13 pages and title page, violin part and title page

F & B Goodwin 1923, ‘but no copy exists’; Gibbs Society holds a newly printed copy of score and part

First performance 8th May 1918 at Wigmore Hall – Philharmonic String Quartet

Duration: 8′

† String Quartet, Op 6

1916

Became the second movement of String Quartet, Op 8

String Quartet in G minor, Op 7

November 1916

in 1 movement

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score 14 pages and title page, 2 copies and set of parts

Unpublished

Dedicated to E. J. Dent

First performance 28 April 1917 at Aeolian Hall – London String Quartet

String Quartet in A minor, Op 8 (altered from Op 6)

March-April-May 1917

1. Allegro grazioso

2. Andante elegato

3. Poco andante – allegro vivace

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score 22 pages and title page, set of parts marked Op 6

Unpublished

Dedicated to the London String Quartet

First Performance 16th November 1917 at Aeolian Hall – London String Quartet

(second movement, previously Op 6)

Sonata In E

*1918

1. Allegro moderato, 8′30″

2. Andante molto espressivo, 6′

3. Allegro commodo, 3′30″

for violin and piano

Duration: 18′

MS in private hands (New York)

Unpublished

First performance 1 February 1921 by Danbury Choral Society (first concert)

The Loyal Lover (arrangement)

*1918

Two violins and piano

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: ink, 6 pages (Catalogued as ‘Untitled instrumental piece in G’)

Unpublished

First performance 30 November 1918 at The Wick School, Brighton

String Quartet in E (No. 3) Op 18

June-December 1918

1. Moderato e tranquillo

2. Allegro risoluto

3. Air and variations

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score 14 pages and title page, set of parts (violins copyist)

Goodwin & Tabb 1921 score [BL: d85a3]

Dedicated to Cedric Sharpe and the Philharmonic Quartet

Proxime accesit Carnegie Prize 1919

† String Quartet in F♯

1919

Pastoral Quartet, Op 41

September 1921–January 1922

for string quartet

1. A Landscape

2. Country Children

3. Summer Noon

4. A Village Fair

MS: RCM 4850: score, dated.

Curwen 1923 No 93014 (RCM has ‘no printed copy exists’)

First performance 20th February 1922 at Aeolian Hall second Goossens chamber concert – Hungarian Quartet

Country Magic, Op 47

1922

for violin, ‘cello and piano

1. Siesta, 2′55″

2. The Open Road, 3′27″

3. An Old Song, 2′12″

F & B Goodwin 1923 score and parts. Music Sales [BL: g409n7]

Duration: 8′45″

Three Pieces

1923

for violin and piano

1. Gossamer, 2′15″

2. March Wind, 2′40″

3. The Silent Pool, 3′15″

F & B Goodwin/J. W. Chester 1923 score and parts. Music Sales [BL: g505kk21]

Dedicated to H.M.G. (Honor Gibbs)

The Yorkshire Dales, Op 58

1926

Three Impressions for violin, cello and piano

1. Walden, 2′40″

2. Whernside, 3′55″

3. Woodale, 2′20″

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: ink, dated, printer’s copy, 22 pages and title page

Curwen 1927 score and parts [BL: g409o2]

Dedicated to (1)AB, (2) MB & W (3) B–R

Duration: 9′

Three Pieces for String Quartet

7th-16th September 1927

1. Above Blea Tarn

2. Winster Valley

3. Loweswater: Calm after Storm

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, printer’s copy

Curwen 1928 parts, ©R [BL: C140m3] ; Roberton Pubs. 1996; Goodmusic 2006, score and parts

Lyric Sonata in F♯ minor, Op 63

1928

for violin and piano

MS: B-P Archive, Bag Eii: score, ink, printer’s copy, 37 pages and title page ‘Sonata in F♯ minor’

Curwen 1929. Music Sales [BL: g500o7]

Dedicated to Sybil Eaton

First performance ?November 1929 at Aeolian Hall

Almayne

*1932

For violin and piano

MS: B–P Archive, Box 1: ink, 4 pages

Unpublished

See Orchestra – string orchestra p. 360

String Quartet in A, Op 73

1933

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: Copyist’s MS, score, ink, printer’s copy, 25 pages and title page

1. Lento espressivo

2. Moderato

3. Andante rubato, quasi improvisizione – con moto ma non troppo

Duration : 17′30″

Hawkes & Son 1933 score and parts. B&H [BL: g417s2]

First performance September 1933 at Three Choirs Festival, Hereford

Daily Telegraph Prize (3rd) 1933

Miniature Quartet, Op 74

*1933

For string quartet

1. Moderato con grazia

2. Andante dolce

3. Con brio

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: score, ink, 11 pages and title page, (‘String Quartet Op 74’), copyist’s parts

Hawkes & Son 1934 score and parts [BL: g417r9]

Cobbett Prize 1933

Henry Brocken Suite, Op 88

1937

for string quartet and piano – ‘arranged from the incidental music to the story by Walter de la Mare’

1. Fairies and Dreams, 3′

2. The Song of the Lorelei, 2′40″

3. Tittany and Bottom, 2′25″

4. Whither Away, 3′25″

B-P Library, Box 8: score, ink, dated, 13 pages and title page, string parts

Unpublished

First performance ?June 1937 on BBC Radio

Duration: 11′30″

See Henry Brocken song cycle: Solo Songs: p. 322; Henry Brocken Incidental Music: Stage and Screen p. 355

The Three Graces, Op 92

1939

A light suite for violin, ‘cello and piano

1. Margaret, November 11 1939, 3′12″

2. Susan, 3′45″

3. Jennifer, 3′

MS: B–P Archive, Box 7: score, pencil, printer’s copy, 31 pages and title page

Duration: 11″

Hawkes & Son 1941 score and parts [BL: g417dd6]

Miniature Suite Op 93

January 1940

for flute, oboe, violin, cello, harp

1. Romance, 2′15″

2. Scherzetto, 1′50″

3. Midnight, 2′00″ ‘Dreams in the midnight air weave sweet enchantments that he cannot hear’ Jeffery Lang

4. Jig, 1′45″ (18.1.40)

RCM 6278: MS, score, ink, dated

Duration 8′

Unpublished

String Quartet in C, Op 95

July-August 1940

1. Allegro non troppo

2. Slow and broad

3. Allegro poco maestoso

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score 16 pages and title page

Unpublished

Trio in D, Op 97

September-December 1940

for piano, cello and violin

1. Allegro moderato, 2′55″

2. Lento, 3′27″

3. Con brio, un poco maestoso, 2′12″

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: pencil, dated, 40 pages and title page

Unpublished; Gibbs Society holds a newly printed copy of score and parts

String Quartet in G minor (Kenilworth), Op 99

1941

in 4 movements

MS Derek Ratcliffe

Unpublished

Dedicated to Arthur Catterall

First performance 5 February 1942 at Windermere (The Catterall Quartet)

Little Suite

1941

for clarinet and string quartet

Duration: 6′

Suite for Violin and Piano, Op 101

1942

1. Prelude, 2′45″

2. Rigadoon, 2′20″

3. Slow Tune, 4′

4. Carol, 2′45″

5. Coranto, 1′45″

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: score, ink, printer’s copy, 16 pages and title page

First three movements unpublished; Gibbs Society holds a newly printed copy of score and parts

First performance 10th March 1942 at Windermere (Adila Fachiri and Christopher Cowan)

Duration: 15′

Dedicated to Adila Fachiri

See Orchestral Music — Small orchestra p. 359

Carol and Coranto from Op 101

1942

2 movements from Suite for violin and piano, Op 101, see above

Boosey & Hawkes 1943. B&H [BL: g500t18]

A Birthday Greeting for Ralph Vaughan Williams

23rd October 1942

For his 70th birthday, October 1942

for String Quartet

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score 2 pages and title page, parts, piano reduction 2 pages

Unpublished

Dusk

1945

Arrangement of 3rd movement of suite Fancy Dress by Brian Bonsor [1926–]

for descant, treble (divisi), tenor (divisi), bass (divisi) recorders, piano

Duration: 5′

Bonsorprints c. 1995 score and parts [BL: 350u34]

See Solo Songs p. 324, other accompaniment p. 327; Orchestral Music – Full orchestra p. 357, Small orchestra p. 358, Strings and piano p. 360; Piano p. 368; Other instrumental p. 369

Prelude, Andante And Finale, Op 112

1946

for piano duet 4 hands

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ei: ink, dated, 30 pages and title page arranged from the original for strings

Unpublished

See Orchestral Music – String Orchestra p. 50

String Quartet (No 6) in C, Op 118

29 October 1947

1. Allegro non troppo

2. Andante sostenuto

3. Vivace

4. Andante moderato

MS: B–P Archive, Box 8: score, ink, dated, 21 pages, parts

Unpublished

Three Pieces, Op 121

1948

for cello and piano

1. She Loves Me Not

2. Nocturne

3. A Laughing Tune

MS: BL Add. MS 54405, score and part, Augener Collection.

Augener 1950, cr, [BL: g510l19]

Dedicated to Eileen Croxford

Sonata in E, Op 132

12th 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

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: 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. 319)

Two Pieces for Clarinet and Piano

January 1951

1. Silver Stream (28th January)

2. Quiet Evening (31st January)

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: ink, dated, 4 pages each

Unpublished

A Simple String Quartet, Op 140

December 1954

1. Allegretto con grazia

2. Andante semplice

3. Allegro moderato

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score, 10 pages and title page

Unpublished

She’s like the swallow

*1955

Arranged for piano trio

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eii: ink, 3 pages and title page

Duration: 2′45″

Unpublished

See Part-songs – with piano – arrangements p. 350, ‘Canadian Folk Song Cycle’

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. 361

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. Allegro [BL: g1104o7]

String Quartet in E minor

October-November 1958

1. Allegretto

2. Andante ben moderato

3. Theme and variations

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Eiii: ink, dated, score, 14 pages and title page, set of parts

Unpublished

† Sonata in F

?

for cello and piano

Unpublished