CHURCH MUSIC

Kyrie *1905

No. 1 of Four Settings of the Kyrie

Vincent Music Co 1905 [BL: l600c26]

All Creatures of our God and King, Op 32 (All creatures of our God and King) *1921

Motet for double chorus in 8 parts unaccompanied

Words St Francis of Assisi (translated by Rev. W. H. Draper)

F&B Goodwin [BL: F231jj21]/Curwen 1923 [Church Choralist No. 633] [BL: E1330]

Easter (Most Glorious Lord of Lyfe, that on this day) *1926

Anthem for SATB unaccompanied

Words by Edmund Spenser

OUP 1926 [Oxford Series of Modern Anthems No. 3] [BL: F1776]; Anglo–American Music 1983 [BL: E9251]

See Church Music p. 23

Thee Will I Love (Thee will I love, my God and King) *1930

Unison with organ

Words by Robert Bridges (paraphrase of Psalm 138)

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Cii: ink, printer’s copy, B major, 3 pages, and 2 leaf sheet of transposed organ parts in B♭ major

Curwen 1930 [Church Choralist No. 673] [BL: E1330]

See Church Music 1956 pp. 22, 23; Church Music – Hymn Tunes p. 25

Judge Eternal (Judge eternal, throned in splendour) *1930

SATB, tenor lead, with organ

Words by Henry Scott Holland (from The English Hymnal)

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ci: ink, 2 pages (in very poor condition)

Curwen 1930 [Church Choralist No. 674] [BL: E1330]

O God of earth and altar (O God of earth and altar) 1930

SATB, unison lead, with organ

Words by G. K. Chesterton

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Cii: ink, printer’s copy, 4 pages (in poor condition)

Curwen 1930 [Church Choralist No. 675] [BL: E1330]

The strife is o’er (The strife is o’er, the battle done) *1931

Words Anonymous, ‘Finita iam sunt praelia’ c. 1695 (translated by Francis Pott)

Anthem for SATB with organ

OUP 1931 [Oxford Easy Anthems S.8] [BL: F4001]; OUP 1957 in The Oxford Easy Anthem Book

Bless the Lord O my soul 1934

Two–part harvest anthem for SA or TB or ST/AB, with organ

Words taken from Psalm 104

OUP 1934 [Oxford Easy Anthems 14] [BL: F1776] OUP 1957 in The Oxford Easy Anthem Book

See Church Music 1951 p. 21

Now Israel may say, and that truly, Op 84 11 February 1936

SATB unaccompanied

Words from The Scottish Psalter, 1650

MS: B–P Archive, Box 5: ink, dated, printer’s copy, 11 pages and title page, typescript of text

Boosey & Co 1936 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 8] [BL: F1147]

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in F minor 1939

SATB unaccompanied

OUP 1939 [Oxford Church Music No. 491] [BL: F1777e]

Psalm 90, Op 104(1) (Lord, thou hast been our refuge) 30 March 1943

Motet for unaccompanied SATB chorus with optional bass solo,

MS: B–P Archive, Box 5: ink, dated, printer’s copy, 11 pages and title page

Duration: about 6′

Boosey & Co 1943 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 21] [BL: F1147] with tonic sol–fa

Dedicated to Leslie Woodgate

Psalm 23, Op 104(2) (The Lord is my shepherd) 2 April 1943

Motet for unaccompanied SATB chorus

MS: B–P Archive, Box 5: vocal score, ink, dated, 6 pages and title page

Duration: about 3′30″

Boosey & Co 1943 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 22] [BL: F1147] with tonic sol–fa

Dedicated to Leslie Woodgate

Psalm 42, Op 104(3) (Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks) 12 April 1943

Motet for unaccompanied SATB chorus

MS: B–P Archive, Box 5: vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 10 pages and title page,

Boosey & Co 1943 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 23] [BL: F 1147] with tonic sol–fa

Dedicated to Leslie Woodgate

Evening Service In C, Op 107 January – February 1944

SATB with organ

Words – Cantate Domino, Psalm 98 and Deus Misereatur, Psalm 67

MS: B–P Archive, Box 3: vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 10 pages and title page

Boosey & Co 1945 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 27] [BL: F1147?]

Dedicated to T. Herbert Dobie

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, Op 108 February 1944

Anthem for SATB choir and organ

Words from Ephesians 4 and 5

MS: B–P Archive, Box 4: vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 6 pages and title page

Boosey & Co 1945 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 26] [BL: F1147] with tonic solfa

A Hymn of Thanksgiving for Victory (Not unto us, most mighty Lord) 23 August 1944

SATB choir, unaccompanied

Words Anonymous

MS: B–P Archive, Box 4: vocal score, ink, dated, 8 pages and title page, (‘Paris liberated’)

Boosey & Co 1944 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 25] [BL: F1147] with tonic sol–fa

The Passion according to St. Luke 4 May 1945

Soloists, choir and piano or organ

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Cii: vocal score, pencil, dated, 66 pages and title page

Unpublished

Psalm 15 (Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle) 1950

SATB unaccompanied

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: vocal score, ink, 5 pages

Boosey & Co 1950 [Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series No. 31] [BL: F1147] with tonic sol–fa Dedicated to William Bush

First performance 29 October 1950 at St. Peter’s Church, Chelmsford (Jubilee of William Bush, organist)

A Prayer for Courage (Through all the strivings of this troubled world) 1950

for massed unison singing

Words anonymous

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: vocal score, ink, dated, printer’s copy, 3 pages and title page

Boosey & Hawkes 1952 with tonic sol–fa [BL: E1830e62]

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

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: 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

To God on High September 1951

TTBB

MS: B–P Archive, 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

Except the Lord build the house *1952

Three part song for female voices unaccompanied

Words from Psalm 127

Edward Arnold 1952 [Singing Class Music No. 225] [BL: E802]

O praise God in his holiness (A Psalm for Coronation Year) Psalm 150 1953

Two–part chorus for SA or TB with piano

OUP 1953 [Oxford Choral Songs No. 2230] [BL: F177a]

SA or TB or SAB or SATB with organ [BL: E442w32]

OUP 1957 in The Oxford Easy Anthem Book

Written for The Federation of Women’s Institutes for 1953 Festival

See Chorus and Orchestra p. 17

The Lord’s Prayer 1953

Unison or SAB with piano accompaniment

OUP 1953 [BL: E602yy9]

Behold the Man 28 August 1954

Cantata for Passiontide for tenor and baritone soloists, chorus and organ

Words compiled by Benedict Ellis

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ci: ink, dated, printer’s copy, 74 pages, title page and composer’s notes

Duration: 55′

OUP 1955 vocal score [BL: E541nn2], and chorus parts [BL: E541nn3]; Goodmusic 2004 vocal score

First performance (?)3 April 1955 at St. George’s, Hanover Square

See Chorus and Orchestra p. 18

Lord, thou hast been a refuge sure *1955

Anthem for unison voices (with descant) and piano accompaniment

Paraphrase of parts of Psalm 90 by Diana Carroll

OUP 1955 [Oxford Choral Songs T 10] [BL: F1777m]

Written for the YWCA Centenary Pageant

Thou, O God art praised In Sion *1955

Two–part harvest anthem for SA or TB or ST/AB with organ

Psalm 65

OUP 1955 [Oxford Easy Anthems No. 74] [BL: F1001]

Awake, awake (Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Sion) *1955

Motet for tenor solo and women’s choir SSA with piano or organ accompaniment

Words from Isaiah 51 and 52

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ci: ink, 14 pages and title page

Duration: 8′

OUP 1956 [BL: E442x44]

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

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

Psalm 122, Laetatus sum (I was glad when they said unto me) 1959

SATB

OUP 1960 [Oxford Anthems A 168] [BL: F1776]

Psalm 148 (O praise the Lord of heaven) ?

SATB unaccompanied

B–P Library: MS, pencil, 3 pages and sketch, Bag Cii

Unpublished

Easter (Most Glorious Lord of Lyfe, that on this day) *1975

Anthem for for male voices ATBrBB

Words by Edmund Spenser

CUL, Tranchell 1.187: MS.– an arrangement by Peter Tranchell

Unpublished

See Church Music p. 20

Thee Will I Love (Thee will I love, my God and King) *1983

Words by Robert Bridges (paraphrase of Psalm 138)

SATB

arranged by Richard Lloyd [BL: F1874x/135]

Banks c.1983

See Church Music pp. 20, 22; Church Music – Hymn Tunes p. 25