Orchestral Music – PIANO and STRINGS

The Enchanted Wood, Op 25

1919

A dance phantasy for solo violin, violins 1 and 2, viola, cellos 1 and 2, piano; or solo violin, string orchestra, piano

MS: B–P Archive, Bag Ei: score, ink, dated, 22 pages and title page

Curwen 1931 score [BL: g417q3]

Dedicated to M. E. Gosnell

Cobbett Prize 1920

Little Suite from the play Crossings, Op 20A

1922

for solo flute, string orchestra and piano

1. Butcher, Baker and Candlestickmaker

2. The Arrival

3. Scherzetto (The Snow Tea)

4. Fairy Ballet

MS RCM 4859

Unpublished

See Solo Songs p. 316; Stage and Screen p. 354; Orchestral Music – Full orchestra p. 357

Peacock Pie

December 1932 – January 1933

Suite for 2 violins, viola or 3rd violin, cello, (with contrabass ad. lib.) or strings and piano

1. The Huntsmen

2. The Sunken Garden See Partsongs – with piano p. 346

3. The Ride–by–Nights

MS: B–P Archive, Box 6: full score (strings and piano) with ad.lib. double bass, ink, dated, 19 pages and title page, copyist’s violin 3 part

Duration: 11′

Hawkes & Son 1933 score, parts and piano. B&H on hire [BL: g417s1]

Concertino, Op 103

September 1942

for piano and string orchestra

1. Con moto moderato (dated 5.9.42)

2. Lento cantabile (dated 16.9.42)

3. Vivace (dated 25.9.42)

Duration: 15′

MS E.A.R

Hawkes & Son 1944 full score [BL: g417dd11]

Dedicated to Yvonne Arnaud

First performance 22 December 1942 by BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adrian Boult

Dusk

1945

Arrangement of 3rd movement of suite Fancy Dress by Jay Wilbur

for 3 violins, viola, cello, bass and piano

MS: B–P Archive, Box 2: Jay Wilbur MS, full score without piano or voice part, 11 pages

Duration: 5′

Boosey & Hawkes 1946 piano conductor and parts [BL: h3210h919]

See Solo Songs p. 324, – other accompaniment p. 327; Orchestral Music – Full orchestra p. 357, Small orchestra p. 358; Chamber Music p. 365; Piano p. 368; Other instrumental p. 369

Miniature Dance Suite, Op 124

1949

for string orchestra, double bass ad. lib., with optional piano

1. March, 2′35″

2. Quick Minuet, 3′15″

3. Graceful Dance, 2′

4. Sarabande, 2′

5. Jig, 1′35″

MSS: B–P Archive, Box 5: full score 15 pages and title page, piano conductor 20 pages, piano part 14 pages, all ink

Hawkes & Son 1951 piano conductor and parts [BL: h3210i300]

Duration: 11′25″

See Orchestral Music – string orchestra p. 361

Dale and Fell

1953

Suite for string orchestra (violin 3 = viola) with piano

1. Prelude: The Beck Climb, 2′45″

2. Rest at Noon, 3′15″

3. Over the High Fells, 3′

MS: B–P Archive, Box 2: piano conductor, ink, printer’s copy, 15 pages and title page, and violin 3 in pencil

Duration: 9′

Boosey & Hawkes 1954 piano conductor and parts [BL: h3210i235]

Dedicated to the Westmorland Orchestra

A Simple Concerto

*1954

for piano and string orchestra

1. Allegro moderato

2. Lento cantabile

3. Con brio

Duration: about 10′

OUP 1955 full score and parts [BL: g727ss3]