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VOCAL MUSIC

SONGS WITH PIANO

Collections

SONG ALBUM.  Medium-high voice and piano.  Boosey & Hawkes, 1995 (repr. from separate originals).  Contents:  The Cloths of Heaven; Down by the Salley Gardens; A Dream; Eight O’Clock; Greeting; Infant Joy; June Twilight; The Seal Man; Shy One.

SONGS WITH PIANO.  Voice and piano.  Oxford University Press, 2001.  Contents:  The Aspidistra (new ed.); Binnorie: A Ballad; The Cherry-Blossom Wand (repr.); Come, Oh Come, My Life’s Delight; Cradle Song (repr.); The Donkey; God Made a Tree; Lethe; A Psalm of David, When He Was in the Wilderness of Judah; Tiger, Tiger; Weep You No More, Sad Fountains.

Individual songs

AH, FOR THE RED SPRING ROSE.  1904.  Words by Maurice Maeterlinck (Douze chansons, 1896).

THE ASPIDISTRA.  1929.   Words by Claude Flight.  Publication: (1) J. & W. Chester, 1930; (2) New edition in Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001. Collected in A Century of English Song, Vol. 5: Soprano, Thames Publishing, 1993.

AUFBLICK.  1904.  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

BINNORIE: A BALLAD.  Undated; probably 1941.  Words adapted from a traditional Scottish ballad.  Publication:  Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

CHANSON.  1904 (?).  Words by Maurice Maeterlinck.

THE CHERRY-BLOSSOM WAND.  1927.  Words by Anna Wickham.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 1929; repr. in Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001. Collected in A Century of English Song, Vol. 1: Soprano, Thames Publishing, 1977.

THE CLOTHS OF HEAVEN.  1912 (?).  Words by W. B. Yeats.  Publication: Withrop Rogers, 1920; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

THE COLOR OF LIFE.  1909 (?).  “Old Chinese words” (MS), attributed elsewhere to “Chang Chien.”

COME, OH COME, MY LIFE’S DELIGHT.  1923.  Words by Thomas Campion.  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.  (See also Choral version, 1926.)

CRADLE SONG.  1929.  Words by William Blake.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 1929; repr. in Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

THE DONKEY.  1942.  Words by G.K. Chesterton.  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

DOWN BY THE SALLEY GARDENS.  1919.  Words by W.B. Yeats.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1924; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.  (Later version in SONGS WITH VIOLIN, below.)

A DREAM.  1926.  Words by W.B. Yeats.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1928; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

DU.  1905 (?).  Words by Richard von Schaukal (Tage und Träume: Gedichte, 1899).

DURCH DIE NACHT.  1906.  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

EIGHT O’CLOCK.  1927.  Words by A.E. Housman.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1928; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

GOD MADE A TREE.  1954.  Words by Katharine Kendall.  Publication:  Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

GREETING.  1927.  Words by Ella Young.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1928; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

DAS IDEAL.  1907 (?).  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

INFANT JOY.  1913 (?).  Words by William Blake.  Publication:  Winthrop Rogers, 1924; repr. in The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Volume 2, 1901-2004, ed. Eileen Field, Boosey & Hawkes, 2005.  Collected in Weihnachtslieder von Komponistinnen, Bd. 3, Furore, 2010.

JUNE TWILIGHT.  1925.  Words by John Masefield.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1926; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

KLAGE.  1904 (?).  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

LETHE.  1941.  Words by Edna St. Vincent Millay.  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

MAGNA EST VERITAS.  1907.  Words by Coventry Patmore (The Unknown Eros, 1890).

MANCHE NACHT.  1907.  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

THE MOVING FINGER WRITES.  1905 (?).  Words by Edward Fitzgerald (Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, 1859).

NACH EINEM REGEN.  1906 (?).  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

OH, DREAMING WORLD.  1905.  Words by Katharine Coolidge (Voices, 1899).

OH [sic] WELT.  1904 (?).  Words by Emil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond (“O Welt, du gibst mir Schauer und Wonnen,” 

ONE THAT IS EVER KIND.  1911 (?).  Words by W.B. Yeats (“The Folly of Being Comforted,” In the Seven Woods, 1904).

A PSALM OF DAVID, WHEN HE WAS IN THE WILDERNESS OF JUDAH.  1920.  Words:  Psalm 63, Authorized Version (1611).  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.

RETURN OF SPRING.  1910 (?).  “Old Chinese words” (MS).

THE SEAL MAN.  1922 Words by John Masefield.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1926; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

SHIV, WHO POURED THE HARVEST.  1904.  Words by Rudyard Kipling (“Shiv and the Grasshopper,” The Jungle Book, 1894).

SHY ONE.  1912 (?).  Words by W.B. Yeats.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1920; repr. in Song Album, Boosey & Hawkes, 1995.

STIMME IM DUNKELN.  1904 (?).  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt, 1896).

TEARS.  1910.  “Chinese words” (MS).

TIGER, TIGER.  1929 (rev. 1931).  Words by William Blake.  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.  (MS “attempt at simplification,” c. 1976; unpublished.)

UP-HILL.  Undated.  Words by Christina Rossetti (1861).

VERGISSMEINNICHT.  1907 Words by Richard Dehmel.

WANDRERS NACHTLIED.  1903 (?).  Words by Goethe (“Wandrers Nachtlied: Ein Gleiches,” 1780).

WEEP YOU NO MORE, SAD FOUNTAINS.  1912 (?).  Words from John Dowland, Third Book of Airs (1603).  Publication: Songs with Piano, Oxford University Press, 2001.  (See also Choral version, 1926.)

SONGS WITH VIOLIN

Collection

SONGS WITH VIOLIN.  Voice and violin.  Oxford University Press, 2001.  Contents:  Down by the Salley Gardens (arr. 1955); Three Irish Country Songs (new ed.)

Individual songs and song-sets

DOWN BY THE SALLEY GARDENS.  1955.  Words by W.B. Yeats.  Publication: Songs with Violin, Oxford University Press, 2001.  (Original version in SONGS WITH PIANO, above.)

THREE IRISH COUNTRY SONGS.  1926.  Words from Herbert Hughes, Irish Country Songs, Vol. 1 (1909).  Contents:  I know my love; I know where I’m goin’; As I was goin’ to Ballynure.  Publication:  Oxford University Press, 1928; new ed. in Songs with Violin, Oxford University Press, 2001.

THREE OLD ENGLISH SONGS.  1924.  Contents:  It was a lover and his lass; Phillis on the new made hay; The tailor and his mouse.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1925; repr. Boosey & Hawkes, 1994.

SONGS WITH CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

DAYBREAK.  1940.  Voice and string quartet.  Words by John Donne.  Publication: Prairie Dawg Press, 2012; available from Imagine Music Publishing.

VOR DER TÜRE.  1905 (?).  Voice, violin, and piano.

VOCAL DUETS WITH PIANO

AWAY, DELIGHTS.  1912-13 (?).  High and medium voices, piano.  Words by John Fletcher (The Captain, 1612, pub. 1647).

HYMN TO PAN.  1912-13 (?).  Tenor, baritone, piano.  Words by John Fletcher (The Faithful Shepherdess, c. 1609).

NACHT FÜR NACHT.  1907.  Soprano, contralto, piano.  Words by Richard Dehmel (Weib und Welt: Gedichte und Märchen, 1901).

SLEEP.  1926.  Tenor, baritone, piano.  Words by John Fletcher (The Woman-Hater, 1606, pub. 1607).

SPIRITS.  1909 (?).  Two high voices, piano.  Words by Robert Bridges (Shorter Poems, 1890)

TAKE, O TAKE THOSE LIPS AWAY.  Undated.  Tenor, baritone, piano.  Words by Shakespeare (Measure for Measure, c. 1603, pub. 1623).

CHORAL MUSIC

Mixed Chorus

COME, OH COME, MY LIFE’S DELIGHT.  1926.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003.  (See also Vocal original, 1923.)

DANCE, MY HEART. 1925. SSATBB. Words adapted from Songs of Kabir XXXII, trans. Rabindranath Tagore, 1915. Sketch.

HE THAT DWELLETH IN THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH.  1921.  SSAATTB, tenor solo, choral solos SAAB.  Words: Psalm 91, in the English Revised Version, 1885, alt.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003.

A LOVER’S DIRGE.  1908 (?).  SATB.  Words by William Shakespeare (Twelfth Night II.iv).  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

MUSIC, WHEN SOFT VOICES DIE.  1907 (?).  SATB.  Words by Percy Bysshe Shelley (“To ───,” 1821).  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

MY SPIRIT LIKE A CHARMED BARK DOTH FLOAT.  1911-12 (?).  SATB.  Words by Percy Bysshe Shelley (“Fragment: To One Singing,” 1817). Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003.

PHILOMELA.  1914 (?).  Words by Sir Philip Sidney (The Defense of Poesy, 1595).  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

PSALM 93 (“Jehovah reigneth”). 1920. Fragment.

WEEP YOU NO MORE, SAD FOUNTAINS.  1926.  SATB.  Words from John Dowland, Third Book of Airs (1603). Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003. (See also original Vocal version, c. 1912.)

WHEN CATS RUN HOME AND LIGHT IS COME.  1909 (?).  SATB.  Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (“Song—The Owl,” 1830).  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Upper Voices

AVE MARIA.  1937.  SSA.  Words:  Traditional Catholic prayer, in a variant also set by Josquin, Palestrina, and Victoria.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 1998. Collected in Sacred Music by Women Composers, Vol. 2: Upper Voices Anthems (Multitude of Voyces, 2020).

CHORUS FROM SHELLEY’S “HELLAS.”  1943 (?).  SSSAA.  Words by Percy Bysshe Shelley (Hellas: A Lyrical Drama, 1822). Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

Lower Voices

NOW FIE ON LOVE.  1906 (?).  TTBB.  Words:  “Against Love,” from The Mysteries of Love and Eloquence, 1658).  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

THERE IS NO ROSE OF SUCH VIRTUE.  1928 (?).  ATBarB, baritone solo.  Arrangment of a fifteenth-century English carol with anonymous Words.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2003; available from Banks Music Publications.

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

VIOLIN AND PIANO

Collection

SHORTER PIECES FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO.  Oxford University Press, 2005.  Contents: Chinese Puzzle (new ed.); Lullaby (1918); Midsummer Moon (new ed.)

Individual compositions

CHINESE PUZZLE.  1921.  Publication: (1) Oxford University Press, 1925; (2) New edition in Shorter Pieces for Violin and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2005.  (See also arrangements for VIOLA AND PIANO and for MIXED ENSEMBLE, below.)

LULLABY.  1918 (?).  Publication:  in Shorter Pieces for Violin and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2005. Collected in Violin Lullabies, ed. Rachel Barton Pine, Carl Fischer, 2018.

MIDSUMMER MOON.  1924.  Publication: (1) Oxford University Press, 1926; (2) New edition in Shorter Pieces for Violin and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2005.

SONATA IN D MAJOR.  1908-09.  Publication:  Prairie Dawg Press, in preparation.  Movement 2 collected in Violin Music by Women: A Graded Anthology, Vol. 4, Advanced, comp. and ed. Cora Cooper, Prairie Dawg Press, 2012; available from Sleepy Puppy Press.

SONATA IN G MAJOR (first movement only).  1908-09.

TWO VIOLINS

TEACHING-PIECES (4). 1941.

UNTITLED MOVEMENT IN F MINOR.  1940.

TWO VIOLINS AND PIANO

THREE MOVEMENTS FOR TWO VIOLINS AND PIANO: Prelude; Danse bizarre; Nocturne.  1909-10.  Publication:  Prairie Dawg Press, 2012; available from Imagine Music Publishing.

FINALE to the above (8-page fragment).  1910 (?).

VIOLA AND PIANO

Collection

SHORTER PIECES FOR VIOLA AND PIANO.  Oxford University Press, 2002.  Contents:  Chinese Puzzle; I’ll Bid My Heart Be Still; Lullaby (1909); Lullaby (1913); Passacaglia on an Old English Tune (new ed.); Untitled movement in E minor.

Individual compositions

CHINESE PUZZLE.  1922.  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University press, 2002.  (See also original version for VIOLIN AND PIANO, above, and arrangement for MIXED ENSEMBLE, below.)

I’LL BID MY HEART BE STILL.  1944.  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2002.  (See also arrangement for CELLO AND PIANO, below.)

LULLABY.  1909 (?).  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2002.

LULLABY (AN ARRANGEMENT OF AN ANCIENT IRISH TUNE).  1913 (?).  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2002.

MORPHEUS.  1917-18.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2001.

PASSACAGLIA ON AN OLD ENGLISH TUNE.  1941.  Publication: (1) G. Schirmer, 1943, repr. 1999; (2) New edition in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2002.  (See also alternate version for CELLO AND PIANO, below.) Collected in Solos for Young Violists, Vol. 5, ed. Barbara Barber (Alfred, 2005).

SONATA.  1919.  Publication: J. & W. Chester, 1921.  (See also alternate version for CELLO AND PIANO, below.)

UNTITLED MOVEMENT IN E MINOR.  1917-18.  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Viola and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2002.

Arrangements

Grainger, THE SUSSEX MUMMERS’ CHRISTMAS CAROL (British Folk-Music Settings, No. 2), adapted from Grainger’s version for cello (or violin) and piano (Schott, 1916).

Parry, SARABANDE, from Partita in D Minor, for violin and piano (London: William Czerny, 1886).

CELLO AND PIANO

Collection

SHORTER PIECES FOR CELLO AND PIANO.  Oxford University Press, 2003.  Contents: Epilogue; I’ll Bid My Heart Be Still; Passacaglia on an Old English Tune (new ed.)

Individual compositions

EPILOGUE.  1921 (?), but possibly as late as 1932.  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Cello and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2003.

I’LL BID MY HEART BE STILL.  1944.  Publication: in Shorter Pieces for Cello and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2003.  (See also original version for VIOLA AND PIANO, above.)

PASSACAGLIA ON AN OLD ENGLISH TUNE.  1941.  Publication: (1) G. Schirmer, 1943, repr. 1999; (2) New edition in Shorter Pieces for Cello and Piano, Oxford University Press, 2003.  (See also original version for VIOLA AND PIANO, above.)

RHAPSODY.  1923. Publication: Nimbus Music Publishing, 2020.

SONATA.  1919 (this version 1921).  Publication: J. & W. Chester, 1921; repr. LudwigMasters Publications, 2011.  (See also original version for VIOLA AND PIANO, above.)

STRING DUOS

IRISH MELODY (“Emer’s Farewell to Cucullain”). 1917(?)-18. Viola and cello. Publication: Gems Music Publications, 2020.

TWO PIECES FOR VIOLA (OR VIOLIN) AND ‘CELLO: 1. Lullaby; 2. Grotesque.  1918 (violin arrangements 1927-28).  Publication: (1) Oxford University Press, 1930; (2) New edition, Oxford University Press, 2002.

See also TWO VIOLINS, above.

TRIOS WITH PIANO

DUMKA.  1941.  Violin, viola, piano.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2004.

TRIO.  1921.  Violin, cello, piano.  Publication: Winthrop Rogers, 1928; repr. Boosey & Hawkes, 1994.  Movement 3 collected in New Historical Anthology of Music by Women, Indiana University Press, 2004.

STRING QUARTET

Collection

TWO MOVEMENTS FOR STRING QUARTET.  Oxford University Press, 2004; reprinted with corrections, 2020.  Contents: Comodo e amabile; Adagio (“Poem”).

Individual compositions

ADAGIO (“Poem”).  1926.  Publication:  in Two Movements for String Quartet, Oxford University Press, 2004.

COMBINED CAROLS (“GET ‘EM ALL OVER AT ONCE”).  1942.  Publication: Prairie Dawg Press, 2012; available from Imagine Music Publishing.  (See also alternate version for STRING ORCHESTRA, below.)

COMODO E AMABILE.  1924.  Publication: in Two Movements for String Quartet, Oxford University Press, 2004.

MIXED ENSEMBLE

CHINESE PUZZLE.  Arranged for flute, violin, viola, cello, piano.  Undated.  (See also original version for VIOLIN AND PIANO and arrangement for VIOLA AND PIANO, above.)

PRELUDE, ALLEGRO, AND PASTORALE.  1941.  Clarinet and viola.  Publication: Oxford University Press, 2000.

PIANO

CORTÈGE.  1932, rev. version 1976.

HE HATH FILLED THE HUNGRY.  Undated (c. 1945?).  Transcription of “Esurientes” from J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D.

THEME AND VARIATIONS.  1908.

STRING ORCHESTRA

WITH OPTIONAL STRING BASS

COMBINED CAROLS (or, “GET ‘EM ALL OVER AT ONCE”). 1942. Publication: Prairie Dawg Press, 2012; available from Imagine Music Publishing. (See also original version for STRING QUARTET in Instrumental section.)