Vocal and choral works

Seven Songs

For high voice and piano Edited by Andrew Wells Within a cowslip’s humble bell (1808) Hark, his hands the lyre explore (1790) Hope away! Enjoyment’s come (1793) Go, minstrel go (1835) In radiant splendour (1816) On Music (1835) Think of me (1837)   Contact us for more information on this work Vocal score ISMN M 708046 63 9  

All go to one place

For choir SATB and organ Words Ecclesiastes III,20, et al Funeral anthem on the death of Charles Wesley jnr (1757-1834) First performance 7 August 1834 London (Sacred Harmonic Society)   Contact us for more information on this work Vocal score ISMN M 708046 62 2  

Ode to St Cecilia

for soprano, contralto and baritone soli, choir, SATB and orchestra   (65 mins) 0.2.0.2 – 2.2.0.0 – timpani – organ – strings Sinfonia IX movements Words by Rev Samuel Wesley (1662-1735) First performance 22 February 1799 London (Covent Garden) First modern performance 26 September 1977 London (South Bank) by Jane Manning, Paul Esswood, Margaret Cable, Andrew Knight, London Bach Society, Steinitz…

Ave maria stella

for two soprano soli, organ and strings    (18 mins) Ave maris stella Solve vincla Virgo singularis Vitam praesta puram First performance c 1786 London (Portuguese Embassy Chapel) Edited with preface, text and translation   Contact us for more information on this work Full score ISMN M 708046 56 1 Vocal score ISMN M 708046 57 8  

Missa de Spiritu Sancto

for two sopranos, two contralto, tenor, bass soli, choir SATB and orchestra    (90 mins) 2.2.0.0 – 2.2.0.0 – timpani (3) – organ, harpsichord – strings a5 First performance 10 September 1997 Dublin (St Patrick’s Cathedral) by the Chamber Choir of Ireland and the RTE Chamber Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Kraemer Edited with preface and textual commentary   Contact us for…

Op 60 Cantate Domino

‘for Mari Williams’    (7 mins) For soprano, clarinet and strings Words from Psalm 95   First performance 26 June 1994 London (St Peter’s Festival, Hammersmith) by Mari Williams, Anthony Lamb, St Peter’s Festival Orchestra conducted by Andrew Wells   Contact us for more information on this work Full score ISMN M 708046 26 4 Vocal score ISMN M 708046 27…

Op 57 Three Shakespeare Songs

‘for Sverrier Gudjonsson’    (9 mins) For medium voice and piano Under the greenwood tree                 from As you like it Fear no more the heat o’ the sun       from Cymbeline When that I was and a little tiny boy from Twelfth Night First performance 6 February 1994 Reykjavik, Opera Hall, Iceland by Sverrier Gudjonsson and Jonas Ingimundarson   Contact us for…

Op 53 Ripeness is all

‘for George Shirley’    (20 mins) For tenor and piano Poems by Dachine Rainer Birthday Sonnet January thaw Epithalamium Season Spears and fiddleheads Encounter August Here Summer ends Sonnet on the descent from heaven Death First performance August 1994 Aspen Festival, Colorado, USA by George Shirley and Ann Schein   Contact us for more information on this work Score ISMN M…