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1970
GERHARD and SCOTT died
MALIPIERO (88)
Symphony No 11
WELLESZ (85)
Symphony No 8
MARTIN (80)
Three Dances for oboe, harp, string quintet and string orchestra
BLISS (79)
Cello Concerto
MILHAUD (78)
St Louis, roi de France, opera
PISTON (76)
Fantasia, for violin and orchestra
JACOB (75)
A York Symphony, for orchestra
A Joyful Noise, for brass band
The Pride of Youth, for brass band
HANSON (74)
The Mystic Trumpeter, for narrator, chorus and orchestra
SESSIONS (74)
Rhapsody, for orchestra
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, cantata
KRENEK (70)
Gib uns dem Frieden, choral mass
Duo for flute and double-bass
RUBBRA (69)
Piano Trio No 2
Four Studies for piano
RODRIGO (68)
Con Antonio Machado, for voice and piano
WALTON (68)
Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, for orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (67)
Dialogues, for cello and chamber orchestra
String Quartet No 3
Theme and Variations for guitar
BLACHER (67)
Concerto for high trumpet and strings
Trigal, for small orchestra
RAINIER (67)
The Bee Oracles, for tenor or baritone and ensemble
DALLAPICCOLA (66)
Sicut umbra, for mezzo-soprano and twelve instruments
Tempus aedificandi, for chorus
ALWYN (65)
Sinfonietta for strings
RAWSTHORNE (65)
Oboe Quartet
TIPPETT (65)
Symphony No 3 (1970-2)
Songs for Dov, for voice and orchestra
FRANKEL (64)
Overture to a Ceremony, for orchestra
LUTYENS (64)
Anerca, for narrator, guitars and percussion
Vision of Youth, for soprano and instruments
In the Direction of the Beginning, for voice and piano
Oda a la Tormenta, for mezzo and piano
Verses of Love, for unaccompanied voices
SHOSTAKOVICH (64)
March of the Soviet Militia, for wind orchestra
String Quartet No 13
Loyalty, for male chorus
Film music
MACONCHY (63)
Ariadne, for soprano and orchestra
The Jesse Tree, opera
MESSIAEN (62)
Des canyons aux etoiles, for piano, horn and orchestra (1970-4)
HOLMBOE (61)
Chamber Symphony No 3, Frise
Symphony No 10 (1970-1)
STILL (60)
Piano Concerto
MENOTTI (59)
The Leper, drama
Triplo concerto a tre, symphonic piece
CAGE (58)
Song Books
FRANÇAIX (58)
Violin Concerto
Jeu poetique, for harp and orchestra
GILLIS (58)
The Nazarene, opera
BRITTEN (57)
Owen Wingrave, opera
MELLERS (56)
The Ancient Wound, monodrama
BABBITT (54)
String Quartet No 4
BERNSTEIN (52)
Warm-up, a round for mixed chorus
ROCHBERG (52)
Mizmor L'Piyus, for bass-baritone and small orchestra
Songs of Krishna, for soprano and piano
FRICKER (50)
Paseo, for guitar
The Roofs, for soprano and percussion
HAMILTON (48)
Alastor, for orchestra
Voyage, for horn and chamber orchestra
Epitaph for This World and Time, for three choruses and three organs
BANKS (47)
Meeting Place, for jazz group, ensemble and electronics
NONO (46)
voci . . ., for soli, speakers, chorus and orchestra
BERIO (45)
Memory, for electric piano and electric cembalo
BOULEZ (45)
Multiples, for orchestra
fp Cummings ist der Dichter, for voices and instruments
SCHULLER (45)
The Fishennan and his Wife, children's opera
Consequents, for orchestra
Museum Piece, for ensemble
FELDMAN (44)
Madam Press died last week at 90, for instrumental ensemble
The Viola in My Life, I, II and III
BROWN (43)
Syntagm In, for instrumental ensemble
JOSEPHS (43)
Sonata for cello and piano
Nightmusic, for alto and orchestra
Death of a Young Man, for baritone and orchestra
JOUBERT (43)
Symphony No 2
Dialogue, for solo voices, cello and harpsichord
Duo for violin and cello
African Sketchbook, for vocal quartet and wind quintet
Kontakion, for cello and piano
KORTE (42)
Gestures, for electric brass, percussion, piano and band
Psalm XIII, for chorus and tape
MUSGRAVE (42)
Elegy, for viola and cello
From One to Another, for viola and tape
Impromptu No 2 for flute, oboe and clarinet
STOCKHAUSEN (42)
Mantra, for two pianists
Sternklang, for five groups
Trans, for orchestra
CRUMB (41)
Ancient Voices of Children, for soprano, boy soprano and seven instruments
Black Angels, for electric string quartet
HODDINOTT (41)
fp The Sun, the Great Luminary of the Universe, for orchestra
fp Sinfonietta No 3
fp Violin Sonata No 2
fp Cello Sonata
fp Fantasy for harp
LEIGHTON (41)
Concerto for organ, timpani and strings
Dance Suite No 2
GOEHR (38)
Symphony in one movement
Concerto for eleven instruments
Sonata about Jerusalem
Shadowplay-2, music theater for tenor and instruments
WOOD (38)
String Quartet No 2
DICKINSON (37)
Transformations, for orchestra
PENDERECKI (37)
Kosmogonia, for soli, chorus and orchestra
BIRTWISTLE (36)
Four Interludes from a Tragedy, for clarinet and tape
Nenia on the Death of Orpheus, for soprano and instruments
Prologue, for tenor and instruments
DAVIES, P. M. (36)
Taverner, opera in two acts
Points and Dances from Taverner
Sub tuam protectionem, for piano
Ut re mi, for piano
MATHIAS (36)
Festival Overture
Capriccio for flute and piano
Concerto for harp
O Salutaris Hostia, for unaccompanied male voices
Bless the Lord, for mixed voices and organ
Gloria, for male voices and organ
SALLINEN (35)
Chorali for orchestra
Chaconne for organ
Four Etudes, for violin and piano
BENNETT (34)
Guitar Concerto
REICH (34)
Four Organs, for four electric organs and maracas
Phase Patterns, for four electric organs
BEDFORD (33)
The Garden of Love, for instrumental ensemble
The Sword of Orion, for instrumental ensemble
GLASS (33)
Music with Changing Parts
NILSSON (33)
Attraktionen, for string quartet
Exit, for orchestra
Om Kanalerna pa Mars, for mezzo, tenor and eight instruments
McCABE (31)
Notturni ed Alba, for soprano and orchestra
Piano Concerto No 2, Sinfonia Concertante
Concertante Variations on a Theme of Nicholas Maw, for strings
Canzona for wind and percussion
Studies Nos 3 and 4, for piano
Basse Danse, for two pianos
Norwich Canticles, for unaccompanied chorus
CROSSE (32)
The Story of Vasco, opera
COWIE (27)
Dungeness Choruses
HOLLOWAY (27)
The Wind Shifts, for high voices and strings
TAVENER (26)
Nomine Jesu, for voices and orchestra
Coplas, for voices and tape
FINNISSY (24)
Alice 1, 11 and In (1970-5)
PATTERSON (23)
Concertante for orchestra
Partita for orchestra
Monologue for solo oboe
KNUSSEN (18)
Little Fantasies for wind quintet (revised 1976)
Symphony No 2 for soprano and chamber orchestra (1970-1)
Choral, for wind orchestra (1970-2)
MULDOWNEY (18)
Bitter Lemons, for unaccompanied female chorus

1971
DUPRE, RAWSTHORNE, ROBERTSON, RUGGLES and STRAVINSKY died
WELLESZ (86)
Symphony No 9
MARTIN (81)
Requiem (1971-2)
BLISS (80)
Two Ballads for women's chorus and small orchestra
Triptych, for piano
MILHAUD (79)
Music for San Francisco, for orchestra
Hommage a Stravinsky
Harp Sonata
Promesse de Dieu, for unaccompanied chorus (1971-2)
PISTON (77)
Flute Concerto
JACOB (76)
Rhapsody for Three Hands, for piano
SESSIONS (75)
Three Choruses on Biblical Texts (1971-2)
Concerto for viola and cello
AURIC (73)
Imaginees lll, for clarinet and piano
THOMPSON, R. (72)
Wedding Music, for string quartet
BUSH, A. (71)
Africa, symphonic movement for piano and orchestra (1971-2)
COPLAND (71)
Duo for flute and piano
KRENEK (71)
Orga-nastro, for organ and tape
Kitharaulos, for oboe, harp and small orchestra (1971-72)
RUBBRA (70)
Sinfonia Sacra, for soli, chorus and orchestra
BERKELEY, L. (68)
Palm Court Waltz, for orchestra or piano duet
In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for string quartet
Duo for cello and piano
Introduction and Allegro for double-bass and piano
'Chinese Songs', for voice and piano
BLACHER (68)
Concerto for clarinet and chamber orchestra
Sonata for two cellos, and eleven instruments ad lib
RAINIER (68)
Quinque, for harpsichord
DALLAPICCOLA (67)
Tempus destruendi, for chorus
RAWSTHORNE (66)
Quintet for piano, clarinet, horn, violin and cello
LUTYENS (65)
Dirge for the Proud World, for soprano, counter-tenor, harpsichord and cello
Driving Out the Death, for oboe and string trio
Islands, for narrator, solo voices and instrumental ensemble Requiescat (Igor Stravinsky 1971), for soprano and string trio
The Tears of Night, for voices and instruments
SHOSTAKOVICH (65)
Symphony No 15
MACONCHY (64)
String Quartet No 10
MESSIAEN (63)
Le Tombeau de Jean-Pierre Guezec, for horn and tape
CARTER (62)
String Quartet No 3
Canon for Three
HOLMBOE (62)
Tempo Variabile, for orchestra
SIEGMEISTER (62)
Symphony No 5, Visions of Time
On This Ground, for piano
BARBER (61)
The Lovers, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
JONES (60)
The Witnesses, for male chorus and orchestra
Mor, for chorus and piano
MENOTTI (60)
fp The Most Important Man in the World, opera
CAGE (59)
Les Chants de Maldoror 62 Mesostics, for amplified voice
WGBH-TV, for composer and technicians
FRANCAIX (59)
Theme and Variations for orchestra
Quartet for cor anglais and string trio
BRITTEN (58)
Cello Suite No 3
Canticle No IV, 'Journey of the Magi'
GOULD (58)
Suite for tuba and three horns
PANUFNIK (57)
Violin Concerto
GINASTERA (55)
Cantata Drammatico No 3, Milena
Beatrix Cenci, opera
ARNELL (54)
I Think of All Soft Limbs, for mixed media
BERNSTEIN (53)
Mass, a theatre piece for singers, players and dancers
Two Meditations from Mass, for violin, cello and piano
BUSH, G. (51)
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs, choral
FRICKER (51)
Sarabande in memoriam Igor Stravinsky
Nocturne, for chamber orchestra
Concertante No 5 for piano and string quartet
A Bourree for Sir Arthur Bliss, for cello
Intrada for organ
SHAPEY (50)
Praise, for baritone, double chorus and ensemble
SIMPSON (50)
Energy, symphonic study for brass band
Symphony No 4 (1971-2)
HAMILTON (49)
Violin Concerto No 2, Amphion
XENAKIS (49)
Charisma, for clarinet and violoncello
Aroura, for twelve strings
Persepolis, light and sound spectacle
Antikhthon, ballet music for orchestra
BANKS (48)
Three Short Songs, for voice and jazz quartet
Limbo, for three solo voices, eight instruments and tape
Music for wind band
Nexus, for orchestra and jazz band
Four Pieces for string quartet
LIGETI (48)
Melodien, for orchestra
Horizon, for recorder
MENNIN (48)
Sinfonia for orchestra
NONO (47)
Ein Gespenst, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
Como una ola de fuerza y luz, for piano, orchestra and tape (1971-2)
BERIO (46)
Bewegung I, for orchestra
Bewegung Il, for baritone and orchestra
Ora, for voices and orchestra
Autre fois, for flute, clarinet and harp
Agnus, for two sopranos and three clarinets
Amores, for voices and instruments
SCHULLER (46)
The Power Within Us, oratorio
FELDMAN (45)
Chorus and Orchestra I
The Viola in My Life IV, for viola and orchestra
Three clarinets, cello and piano
Rothko Chapel, for solo viola, soprano, alto, chorus, percussion and celeste
I Met Heine . . ., for voice and chamber ensemble
HENZE (44)
Violin Concerto No 2
Heliogabalus imperator, for orchestra (1971-2)
Der langwierige Weg in die Wohnung, for orchestra
JOSEPHS (44)
Symphony No 5, Pastoral
Piano Concerto No 2 with chamber orchestra
The Last Post, for orchestra
Horn Trio for horn, violin and piano
String Quartet
Happytaphs, for children's chorus and piano
A Child of the Universe, music-theatre
JOUBERT (44)
The Raising of Lazarus, oratorio with orchestra
Behold, the Tabernacles of God, for chorus and organ
KORTE (43)
I Think You Would Have Understood, for mixed media
Remembrances, for flute and tape
MUSGRAVE (43)
Horn Concerto
Primavera, for soprano and flute
STOCKHAUSEN (43)
Sternklang, for five groups
Trans, for orchestra
CRUMB (42)
Voice of the Whale, for flute, cello and piano
HODDINOTT (42)
fp The Tree of Life, for soli, chorus, organ and orchestra
fp Concertino for trumpet, horn and orchestra
fp Concerto for oboe and strings
fp Horn Sonata
fp Violin Sonata No 3
fp Out of the Deep, motet
LEIGHTON (42)
Dance Overture Laudes animantium, for soli and chorus
The Second Service, for chorus and organ
PREVIN (42)
Guitar Concerto
TAKEMITSU (41)
Cassiopeia, for percussion and orchestra
WILLIAMSON (40)
Genesis, cassation
The Stone Wall, cassation
Death of Cuchulain, for five male voices and percussion
Peace Pieces, for organ
In Place of Belief, settings of ten poems for voices and piano duet
MEALE (39)
Incredible Floridas, for chamber ensemble
WOOD (39)
Chamber Concerto
DICKINSON (38)
Winter Afternoon, for six soloists and double-bass
Organ Concerto
Concerto for strings, percussion and electric organ
Translations, for recorder, viola da gamba and harpsichord
PENDERECKI (38)
Actions, for jazz ensemble
De Natura Sonoris I7, for winds, percussion and strings
Prelude (1971), for wind, percussion and contrabasses
BIRTWISTLE (37)
An Imaginary Landscape, for orchestra
The Fields of Sorrow, for voices and instruments
Meridian, for voices and instruments
Chronometer, for eight-track electronic tape
DAVIES, P. M. (37)
From Stone to Thorn, for mezzo and instruments
Bell Tower, for percussion
Buxtehude: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebet, cantata
Suite from The Devils, for soprano and instrumental ensemble
Suite from The Boyfriend, for small orchestra
MATHIAS (37)
Holiday Overture
Concerto for harpsichord, strings and percussion
MAW (36)
Epitaph - Canon in Memory of Igor Stravinsky, for flute, clarinet and harp SALLINEN (36)
String Quartet No 4
Solo Cello Sonata
Suita Grammaticale, for children's choir and orchestra Symphony No 1
BLAKE (35)
Metamorphoses, for orchestra
Nonet for wind
REICH (35)
Drumming, for drums, marimbas, glockenspiels, metallophone, voices and electronic organ
BEDFORD (34)
Nurse's Song with Elephants, for singer and ten acoustic guitars
Star Clusters, Nebulae and Places in Devon, for mixed double chorus and brass
With 100 Kazoos, for instrumental ensemble and kazoos 'Some 5 hrs Above Magnitude 2.9', for soprano and piano
GLASS (34-7)
Music in 12 Parts
McCABE (32)
Symphony No 2
Dance-Prelude for oboe d'amore and piano
Requiem Sequence, for soprano and piano
FERNEYHOUGH (28)
Cassandra's Dream Song, for flute
Sieben Sterne, for organ
Time and Motion Study I, for bass clarinet (1971-7)
HOLLOWAY (28)
Banal Sojourn, for high voice and piano
Fantasy-Pieces, for thirteen players
TAVENER (27)
In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for two alto flutes, organ and bells
Responsorium, for voices and flutes
FINNISSY (25)
Babylon, for mezzo and ensemble
Untitled Piece to honour Igor Stravinsky II, for flute, viola and harp
Tsuru-Kame, for voices, dancers and instruments (1971-3)
PATTERSON (24)
Horn Concerto
Piccola Sinfonia
Symphonic Study
KNUSSEN (19)
Turba, for double-bass
MULDOWNEY (19)
A Heavyweight Dirge, for soli and ensemble

1972
BRIAN and GROFE died
MARTIN (82)
Ballade, for viola, wind orchestra, cembalo, harp and timpani
BLISS (81)
Metamorphic Variations, for orchestra
Three Songs for voice and piano
MILHAUD (80)
Ode pour Jerusalem, for orchestra
Les Momies d'Egypte, for unaccompanied chorus
Ani Maamin, for chorus and orchestra
JACOB (77)
Double-bass Concerto
Tuba Suite, for orchestra or piano
Psalm 103 for chorus
SESSIONS (76)
Concertino for chamber orchestra
TANSMAN (75)
Stele (in memoriam Stravinsky), for voice and instruments
Variations on a Theme of Skriabin, for guitar
BUSH, A. (72)
The Liverpool Overture
Corentyne Kwe-Kwe, for piano
Song for Angela Davis, for chorus and piano
COPLAND (72)
Three Latin-American Sketches
Threnody I, for flute and string trio
Night Thoughts, for piano
Vocalise, for flute and piano
KRENEK (72)
Statisch und Ekstatisch, for orchestra
WALTON (70)
Sonata for string orchestra
Jubilate Deo, for double chorus and organ
Five Bagatelles for guitar
BERKELEY, L. (69)
Four Concert Studies, Set II, for piano
'Hymn for Shakespeare's Birthday', for mixed choir and organ
Three Latin Motets, for five-part choir
BLACHER (69)
Yvonne, Prinzessin von Burgund, opera
Stars and Strings, for jazz ensemble and strings
RAINIER (69)
Organ Gloriana, for organ
TIPPETT (67)
Piano Sonata No 3 (1972-3)
FRANKEL (66)
Symphony No 8
Pezzi Melodici, for orchestra
Marching Song, opera (1972-3)
LUTYENS (66)
The Linnet from the Leaf, for voices and instrumental groups
Voice of Quiet Waters, for chorus and orchestra
Counting Your Steps, for chorus, flutes and percussion
Chimes and Cantos, for voice and instruments
Dialogo, for tenor and lute
Plenum I, for piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (66)
String Quartet No 14 (1972-3)
MESSIAEN (64)
La fauvette des jardins, for piano
HOLMBOE (63)
A Lyk Wake Dirge, for four voices
The Wee Wee Man, for four voices
String Quartet No 11
JONES (61)
Sinfonietta
Symphony No 7
Symphony No 8
CAGE (60)
Bird Cage, for twelve tapes
FRANCAIX (60)
Trio for flute, cello and harp
A Huit, for clarinet, bassoon, horn and string quartet
LUTOSLAWSKI (59)
Preludes and Fugue for thirteen solo strings
PANUFNIK (58)
Triangles, for three flutes and three cellos
Winter Solstice, for soli, chorus and instruments
Invocation for Peace, for treble voices, two trumpets and two trombones
GINASTERA (56)
Piano Concerto No 2
ROCHBERG (54)
String Quartet No 3
Electrikaleidoscope, for violin, cello, flute, clarinet and electric piano
Ricordanza, for cello and piano
BUSH, G. (52)
Lord Arthur Saville's Crime, opera
FRICKER (52)
lntroitus, for orchestra
Ballade, for flute and piano
Fanfare for Europe, for trumpet
Come Sleep, for contralto, alto flute and bass-clarinet
Seven Little Songs for Chorus
SHAPEY (51)
Violin Sonata
SIMPSON (51)
Symphony No 5
FOSS (50)
Ni Bruit, ni vitesse, for pianos and percussion
Cave of the Winds, for wind quintet
HAMILTON (50)
Commedia, concerto for orchestra
Palinodes, for solo piano
Descent of the Celestial City, for chorus and organ
XENAKIS (50)
Linaia-Agon, for three brass instruments
Mikka, for solo violin
Polytope de Cluny, electroacoustic music
BANKS (49)
Walkabout, for children's voices and instruments
Equation III, for jazz group, ensemble and electronics
String Quartet
Shadows of Space, for four-track tape
LIGETI (49)
Kylwyria, opera
Double Concerto for flute, oboe and orchestra
Clocks and Clouds, for twelve female voices and orchestra
NONO (48)
Al gran sole carico d'amore, scenic action (1972-5)
BERIO (47)
Concerto for two pianos and orchestra (1972-3)
E Vo, for soprano and instruments
Recital I (for Cathy), for mezzo and instruments
BOULEZ (47)
. . . Explosante-fixe . . ., for ensemble and live electronics (1972-4)
SCHULLER (47)
Poems of Time and Eternity, for chorus and nine instruments
Capriccio Stravagante, for orchestra
FELDMAN (46)
Cello and Orchestra
Chorus and Orchestra
Voice and Instruments
Voices and Instruments
Piano and Voices I and 11
BROWN (45)
Time Spans, for orchestra
New Piece: Loops, for chorus and/or orchestra
Sign Sounds, for instrumental ensemble
JOSEPHS (45)
Saratoga Concerto, for guitar, harp and harpsichord and chamber orchestra
Encore on a Theme of Scott Joplin, for guitar, harp and harpsichord
Songs of Innocence, for chorus and orchestra
Symphony No 6 for soli, chorus and orchestra (1972?)
JOUBERT (45)
Three Hymns to St Oswald, for chorus and organ
'Four Stations on the Road to Freedom', for unaccompanied chorus
Piano Sonata No 2
MUSGRAVE (44)
The Voice of Ariadne, chamber opera (1972-3)
STOCKHAUSEN (44)
Alphabet fur Liege, for soloists and duos
Am Himmel Wander Ich . ., Indianerlieder
Ylem, for nineteen players/singers
HODDINOTT (43)
fp Aubade, for small orchestra
fp Piano Sonata No 6
fp The Hawk is Set Free, for orchestra
LEIGHTON (43)
Elizabethan Lyrics, for female voices
Sarum Mass, for soli, chorus and organ
TAKEMITSU (42)
Gemeaux, for oboe, trombone and two orchestras
WILLIAMSON (41)
The Red Sea, opera
Symphony No 3, The Icy Mirror, for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
Partita for viola on themes of Walton
The Musicians of Bremen, for six male voices
Love the Sentinel, for unaccompanied voices
GOEHR (40)
Concerto for piano and orchestra
MEALE (40)
Evocation, for oboe, violin and chamber orchestra
SHCHEDRIN (40)
Anna Karenina, ballet
Lenin Lives, cantata
WOOD (40)
Violin Concerto
DICKINSON (39)
Suite for the Centenary of Lord Berners, for clavicord (1972-83)
PENDERECKI (39)
Partita, concerto for harpsichord, five solo instruments (amplified) and orchestra Cello Concerto
Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs), for sixteen-voice chorus, chamber orchestra and dance pair
BIRTWISTLE (38)
The Triumph of rime, for orchestra
Tombeau - in memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for flute, clarinet, harp and string quartet Dinah and Nick's Love Song, for instruments
La Plage, for soprano and instruments
Epilogue - Full Fathom Five, for baritone and instruments
DAVIES, P. M. (38)
Blind Man's Buff, a masque
Canon in memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for instrumental ensemble
Fool's Fanfare, for speaker and instruments
Hymn to St Magnus, for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble
Tenebrae super Gesualdo, for mezzo, guitar and chamber ensemble
Lullabye for Ilian Rainbow, for guitar
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, realisation for instrumental ensemble
Dunstable. Veni sancte spiritus - veni creator spiritus, realisation for instrumental ensemble
MATHIAS (38)
Elegy for a Prince, for baritone and orchestra
Alleluya Psallat, for mixed voices and organ
Celtic Dances, for orchestra
'A Vision of Time and Etemity', for contralto and piano
The Law for the Lord, for unaccompanied mixed voices
MAW (37)
Concert Music for orchestra
Five Irish Songs, for chorus
Serenade for small orchestra
Life Studies, for fifteen solo strings
Personae, for piano
SALLINEN (37)
Four Dream Songs, for soprano and piano or orchestra
Symphony No 2, Symphonic Dialogue
BENNETT (36)
Commedia II, for flute, cello and piano
BLAKE (36)
Scenes, for solo cello
The Bones of Chuang Tzu, for baritone and piano
REICH (36)
Clapping Music, for two performers
BEDFORD (35)
An Easy Decision, for soprano and piano
Holy Thursday with Squeakers, for soprano and instruments
Spillihpnerak, for viola
When I Heard the Learned Astronomer, for tenor and instruments
McCABE (33)
Oboe d'amore Concerto
String Quartet No 2
Voyage, for soli, chorus and orchestra
COWIE (29)
Shinkokinshu, for high voice and ensemble
FERNEYHOUGH (29)
Transit, for six solo voices, chamber orchestra and electronics
HOLLOWAY (29)
Evening with Angels, for sixteen players
Divertimento No 2 for wind nonet
Cantata on the Death of God (1972-3)
Georgian Songs for baritone and piano
Five Little Songs about Death, for unaccompanied soprano (1972-3)
TAVENER (28)
Variations on 'Three Blind Mice', for orchestra
Ultimos ritos, for voices and orchestra with amplified instruments
Ma fin est mon commencement, for voices and instruments
Canciones espanolas, for voices and instruments
Little Requiem for Father Malachy Lynch, for voices and instruments
FINNISSY (26)
Snowdrift, for piano
Songs 3 and 12, for soprano and ensemble (1972?)
Mysteries, music-theatre
PATTERSON (25)
Fiesta Sinfonica
Comedy for Five Winds
Kyrie, for chorus and piano
OLIVER (22)
Music for the Wreck of the Deutschland, for piano quintet Sirens, song-cycle for baritone and piano
Overheard on a Saltmarsh, for six male voices
The Three Wise Monkeys, one-act opera for children
KNUSSEN (20)
Rosary Songs
Ocean de Terre, for ensemble (1972-3)
Puzzle Music, for ensemble (1972-3)
MULDOWNEY (20)
Driftwood to the Flow, for eighteen solo strings

1973
FRANKEL and MALIPIERO died
MARTIN (83)
Polyptyque, for violin and two small string orchestras
Fantasy on Flamenco Rhythms, for piano
PISTON (79)
Duo for cello and piano
JACOB (78)
Saxophone Quartet
ORFF (78)
Rota, for chorus and instruments
THOMSON, V. (77)
Cantata based on Nonsense Rhymes
AURIC (74)
Imaginees IV, for viola and piano
BUSH, A. (73)
Festival March of British Youth, for brass band
Four Songs for mezzo and piano
COPLAND (73)
Threnody II, for string trio
KRENEK (73)
Choralvorspiel, for organ
Flaschenpost vom Paradies, for electronics
BERKELEY, L. (70)
Antiphon, for string orchestra
Voices of ihe Night, for orchestra
Sinfonia Concertante for oboe and orchestra
RAINIER (70)
Duo-Vision and Prayer, for tenor and piano
Ploermel, for winds and percussion
ALWYN (68)
Symphony No 5, Hydriotaphia
TIPPETT (68)
The Ice Break, opera (1973-6)
LUTYENS (67)
One and the Same, scene for soprano, speaker, two female mimes, male mime and instrumental ensemble
The Waiting Game, three scenes for mezzo, baritone and small orchestra
Rape of the Moone, for wind octet
Laudi, for soprano and instruments
Roads, for two sopranos, counter-tenor, karitone and bass
Plenum II, for solo oboe
Plenum III, for string quartet
Tre, for solo clarinet
SHOSTAKOVICH (67)
Six Poems of Maria Tsvetaeva, suite for contralto and piano
CARTER (64)
Duo for violin and piano
HOLMBOE (64)
String Quartet No 12 Diafora, for strings
Sextet for flute, clarinet, bassoon and string trio
Ondata, for six percussion
SIEGMEISTER (64)
String Quartet No 3
BARBER (63)
fp String Quartet
SCHUMAN (63)
Concerto on Old English Rounds, for solo viola, women's chorus and orchestra
To Thy Love, choral fantasy
MENOTTI (62)
fp Suite for two cellos and piano
Tamu-Tamu, opera
PETTERSSON (62)
Symphonic Movement
CAGE (61)
Etcetera, for small orchestra and tape
FRANCAIX (61)
La ville mysterieuse, for orchestra
Cassazione, for three orchestras
Neuf pieces caracteristiques, for ensemble
GILLES (61)
Behold the Man, opera
Let Us Pray, choral
BRITTEN (60)
Death in Venice, opera
MELLERS (59)
A Blue Epiphany, for guitar
PANUFNIK (59)
Sinfonia Concertante for flute, harp and strings
BABBITT (57)
Arie da Capo, for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello
GINASTERA (57)
String Quartet No 3
Punena No 1, for flute
Toccata for piano
Serenata for baritone, cello and nine instruments
ARNELL (56)
Astronaut One, for mixed media
BERNSTEIN (55)
A Little Norton Lecture, for male chorus
FRICKER (53)
Gigue for cello
The Groves of Dodona, for six flutes
ARNOLD (52)
Symphony No 7
SHAPEY (52)
Thirty-one variations for piano
SIMPSON (52)
String Quartet No 4
FOSS (51)
MAP, a musical game
XENAKIS (51)
Eridanos, for orchestra
Cendrees, for mixed chorus and orchestra
Evryali, for piano
BANKS (50)
Prospects, for orchestra
LIGETI (50)
San Francisco Polyphony, for orchestra
MENNIN (50)
fp Symphony No 8
NONO (49)
Siamo la Gioventu del Vietnam, for unison voices
BERIO (48)
Eindriicke, for orchestra (1973-4)
Still, for orchestra
. . . Points on the Curve to Find . . ., for piano and twenty-two instruments
Linea, for two pianos, vibraphone and marimbaphone
SCHULLER (48)
Three Nocturnes for orchestra
FELDMAN (47)
String Quartet and Orchestra Voices and Cello
For Frank O'Hara, for instrumental ensemble
HENZE (47)
La Cubana, a vaudeville
Voices, for two voices and instruments
Tristan, preludes for piano and orchestra
BROWN (46)
Centering, for 5010 violin and ten instruments
JOSEPHS (46)
Five Pieces for unaccompanied voices
Solo Oboe Pieces
JOUBERT (46)
The Prisoner, opera
Concerto for bassoon and chamber orchestra
Coverdale's Carol, for unaccompanied chorus
Threnos, for harpsichord and twelve solo strings
MUSGRAVE (45)
Viola Concerto
STOCKHAUSEN (45)
Inori, for soloist and orchestra (1973-4)
CRUMB (44)
Makrokosmos 1, for piano
HODDINOTT (44)
fp Symphony No 5
fp The Floore of Heav'n, for orchestra
LEIGHTON (44)
Laudate pueri, for three choirs
TAKEMITSU (43)
Autumn, for two Japanese instruments and orchestra
WILLIAMSON (42)
The Winter Star, cassation
Concerto for two pianos and strings
Ode to Music, for chorus, echo chorus and orchestra
Pieta, for soprano, oboe, bassoon and piano
Canticle of Fire, for chorus and organ
Little Carols of the Saints, five organ pieces
The World at the Manger, cantata
GOEHR (41)
Metamorphosis, dance for orchestra
SHCHEDRIN (41)
Symphonic Fanfares
WOOD (41)
Song Cycle to Poems of Pablo Neruda
Two Choruses of Yeats, for chorus
Songs to Poems by Robert Graves, for voice and piano
DICKINSON (40)
Hymns, Blues and Improvisations, for piano quintet and tape
PENDERECKI (40)
Symphony No 1
BIRTWISTLE (39)
Grimethorpe Aria, for brass band
Five Choral Preludes arranged from Bach, for soprano and instrumental ensemble Chanson de geste, for solo sustaining instrument and tape
DAVIES, P. M. (39)
Fiddlers at the Wedding, for mezzo and chamber orchestra (1973?)
Stone Litany, for mezzo and orchestra
Renaissance Scottish Dances, for instrumental ensemble
Si quis diligit me, motet for instrumental ensemble
Purcell: Fantasia on One Note, realisation for instrumental ensemble
MATHIAS (39)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, for mixed voices and organ
Missa Brevis, for mixed voices
Intrada for orchestra
Laudi for orchestra
Ceremony after a Fire Raid, for mixed voices, piano and percussion
MAW (38)
Serenade, for chamber orchestra
Life Studies, for fifteen solo strings
Personae, for piano
BENNETT (37)
Concerto for Orchestra
Viola Concerto
Commedia m and IV
Scena 1, for piano
Scena n, for cello
BLAKE (37)
String Quartet No 2
In Praise of Krishna, for soprano and nine players
REICH (37)
Six Pianos, for six pianos
Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ, for marimbas, glockenspiels, metallophone, voices and organ
Music for Pieces of Wood, for five pairs of tuned claves
BEDFORD (36)
A Horse, His Name was Hunry Fencewaver Walkins, for instrumental ensemble
Jack of Shadows, for solo viola and instruments
Pancakes . . ., for wind quintet
Variations on a Rhythm by Mike Oldfield, for percussion
NILSSON (36)
Nazm, for soli, chorus and orchestra
Tesbih, for orchestra
Deja-connu, for wind quintet
McCABE (34)
Maze Dances, for solo violin
Madrigal for chamber orchestra
The Castle of Arianrhod, for horn and piano
Das Letzte Gerichte, for voice, guitar and percussion
Time Remembered, for soprano and ensemble
Upon the High Midnight, three carols for chorus
The Teachings of Don Juan, ballet
Arabesque, for ensemble
The Goddess Trilogy, for horn and piano (1974-5)
COWIE (30)
String Quartet No 1
Endymion Nocturnes, for tenor and string quartet
Somnus el inductus, for four trombones
FERNEYHOUGH (30)
Time and Motion Study Il, for cello, tape and electronics (1973-6)
HOLLOWAY (30)
Five Madrigals for unaccompanied mixed voices
Domination of Black, symphonic poem (1973-4)
TAVENER (29)
Therese, opera (1973-6)
Requiem for Father Malachy, for choir and instruments
FINNISSY (27)
Song 13, for violin
Circle, Chorus and Formal Act, music-theatre
Commedia, music-theatre (1973-5)
Medea, music-theatre (1973-6)
PATTERSON (26)
Sonors, for orchestra
Intersections, for instrumental ensemble
Gloria, for chorus and piano
Time-Piece, for six male voices
The Abode of the Dead, for voices and ensemble
You'll Never Be Alone, for voices and ensemble
Fluorescence, for organ
OLIVER (23)
Ricercare for clarinet, violin, cello and piano
A Fur Coat for Summer, one-act opera
Sufficient Beauty, for baritone, actor and orchestra
The Donkey, children's opera
Perseverance, religious opera (1973-4)
KNUSSEN (21)
Symphony No 3 (1973-9)
MULDOWNEY (21)
String Quartet No 1

1974
MARTIN, MILHAUD and WELLESZ died
MARTIN (84)
Et la vie l'emporta, chamber cantata
BLISS (83)
Lancaster, orchestral prelude
HOWELLS (82)
Exultate Deo, for chorus and organ
JACOB (79)
Sinfonia Brevis
Havant Suite, for chamber orchestra
Quartet for clarinets
TANSMAN (77)
Georges Dandin, comic opera
CHAVEZ (75)
Estudio a Rubinstein, for piano
BUSH, A. (74)
Two Songs for baritone and piano
Letter Galliard, for piano
KRENEK (74)
Von Vorn Herein, for small orchestra, piano and cello
Feierstag, cantata (1974-5)
BERKELEY, L. (71)
Guitar Concerto
Suite for strings
'Herrick Songs', for voices and harp
BLACHER (71)
Poeme, for orchestra
Pentagramm, for strings
WALTON (72)
Cantico del Sole Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
RAINIER (71)
Primordial Canticles, for organ
Prayers from the Ark, for harp (1974-5)
Violin Concerto (1974-7)
KABALEVSKY (70)
To The Heroes of the 1905 Revolution, for wind band
ALWYN (69)
Mirages, song cycle
COOKE (68)
Cello Concerto
LUTYENS (68)
The Winter of the World, for orchestras
Kareniana, for instrumental ensemble
Sloth, One of the Seven Deadly Sins, for male voices
SHOSTAKOVICH (68)
String Quartet No 15
Four Verses of Captain Lebjadkin, for bass and piano
Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, for bass and piano
MACONCHY (67)
Three Songs for tenor and harp
Siren's Song, for chorus
King of the Golden River, opera (1974-5)
MESSIAEN (66)
Saint Francois d'Assise, opera (1974-83)
CARTER (65)
Brass Quintet Fantasy on Purcell's Fantasy on One Note, for brass quintet
HOLMBOE (65)
Violin Concerto
Recorder Concerto
Fanfare, for three trumpets and timpani
SIEGMEISTER (65)
Piano Concerto
A Cycle of Cities, for soli, chorus, orchestra and dancers
Night of the Moonspell, opera (1974-6)
SCHUMAN (64)
Prelude for a Great Occasion, for brass and percussion
JONES (63)
Symphony No 9
CAGE (62)
Score and twenty-three parts
Two Pieces for piano
Etudes Australe, thirty-two pieces for piano (1974-5)
FRANCAIX (62)
Double-bass Concerto
BRITTEN (61)
Suite on English Folk Tunes, for orchestra
Canticle No V, 'The Death of Narcissus', for tenor and harp
A Birthday Hansel, for voice and harp
DIAMOND (59)
fp Quartet No 10
GINASTERA (58)
Turbai ad Passionem Gregorianum, for soli, chorus and orchestra
BERNSTEIN (56)
Dybbuk, ballet and suites
ROCHBERG (56)
Imago mundi, for orchestra
BUSH, G. (54)
The Cat Who Went to Heaven, opera
Dafydd in Love, choral
FRICKER (54)
Spirit Puck, for clarinet and percussion
Trio Sonata for organ
Two Petrarch Madrigals
ARNOLD (53)
Clarinet Concerto Fantasy for brass band
SIMPSON (53)
String Quartet No 5
FOSS (52)
fp Orpheus, for viola, cello or guitar and orchestra
HAMILTON (52)
The Catiline Conspiracy, opera
Piano Sonata No 2
XENAKIS (52)
Erikhthon, for piano and orchestra
Gmeeoorh, for organ
Noomena, for orchestra
NONO (50)
Fur Paul Dessau, for tape
Notturni-Albe, for piano and tape
BERIO (49)
Per la dolce memoria di quel giorno, ballet
Apres visage, for orchestra and tape
Calmo, for soprano and instruments
Chorus, for voices and instruments
BOULEZ (49)
Rituel, in memoriam Maderna, for orchestra in eight groups
FELDMAN (48)
Instruments I
Voice and Instruments II
HENZE (48)
We Come to a River, for chorus and orchestra (1974-6)
JOSEPHS (47)
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, overture
Concerto for brass band
Concerto for school orchestra
A Trio of Trios, for piano and violins
Sonata for two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba
JOUBERT (47)
The Magus, for soli, chorus and orchestra
Sleep Canticle, for unaccompanied chorus
Crabbed Age and Youth, for counter-tenor, recorder, viola da gamba and harpsichord
KORTE (46)
Libera me, four songs
MUSGRAVE (46)
Space Play, concerto for nine instruments
STOCKHAUSEN (46)
Atmen gibt das Leben . . ., for mixed choir
Herbstmusik, for four players
Vortrag uber Hu, for solo voice
CRUMB (45)
Makrokosmos II, for amplified piano
HODDINOTT (45)
fp The Beach of Falesa, opera
fp Ritornelli, for solo trombone, winds and percussion
LEIGHTON (45)
Symphony No 2, Sinfonia mistica
PREVIN (45)
The Good Companions, film score
Four Outings, for brass quintet
WILLIAMSON (43)
The Glitter Gang, cassation
Perisynthyon, ballet
Hammarskjold Portrait, song cycle
GOEHR (42)
Chaconne for wind Lyric Pieces
MEALE (42)
Juliet's Memoirs, opera (1974-5)
DICKINSON (41)
Lust, for six solo voices
PENDERECKI (41)
The Dream of Jacob, for orchestra
BIRTWISTLE (40)
Chorales from a Toyshop, for variable orchestration
DAVIES, P. M. (40)
Miss Donnithorne's Maggot, for mezzo and chamber orchestra
Dark Angels, for voice and guitar
All Sons of Adam, motet for instrumental ensemble
Psalm 124, motet for instrumental ensemble
MATHIAS (40)
Concertino in F, for oboe, bassoon and piano
This Worldes Joie, for chorus and orchestra
SALLINEN (39)
Metamorfora, for cello and piano
BENNETT (38)
Spells, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
Love Spells, for soprano and orchestra
Four-piece Suite, divertimento for two pianos
Sonnet Sequence, for tenor and strings
Time's Whiter Series, for counter-tenor and lute
BLAKE (38)
Toussaint, opera (1974-5)
BEDFORD (37)
Star's End, for rock instruments and orchestra
Twelve Hours of Sunset, for mixed choir and orchestra
The Golden Wine is Drunk, for sixteen solo voices
Because He Liked to be at horn e, for tenor (doubling recorder)
and harp
GLASS (37)
Another Look at Harmony, for ensemble
NILSSON (37)
Taqsim-Caprice-Maqam, for ensemble
McCABE (35)
The Chagall Windows, for windows
The Play of Mother Courage, chamber opera
Sam, for orchestra
COWIE (31-2)
Leighton Moss, cantata for chorus and chamber orchestra
FERNEYHOUGH (31)
Time and Motion Study III, for sixteen solo voices, chamber orchestra and electronics
HOLLOWAY 131)
Lights Out, for baritone and piano
In the Thirtieth Year, for tenor and piano
Author of Light, for contralto and piano
The Leaves Cry, for soprano and piano
Sea Surface Full of Clouds, cantata (1974-5)
FINNISSY (28)
Orfeo, music-theatre (1974-5)
Wild Flowers, for two pianos
Evening, for ensemble
Cipriano, for ten solo voices
Ives, for voices
PATTERSON (27)
Fusions, for orchestra
Floating Music, for ensemble
Conversations, for clarinet and piano
Chromascope, for brass band
OLIVER (24)
Past Tense, for voices and instruments
Cademus Observed, for baritone solo
The Boy and the Dolphin, for orchestra
Tom Jones, opera (1974-5)
MULDOWNEY (22)
Music at Chartres, for orchestra
Solo/Ensemble, for orchestra
1975
BLACHER, BLISS, DALLAPICCOLA, GRANDJANY and SHOSTAKOVICH died
BLISS (83)
Shield of Faith, cantata
JACOB (80)
Concerto for organ, strings and percussion
Rhapsody, for piano
Fantasy Sonata, for organ
SESSIONS (79)
Five Pieces for chamber orchestra
HARRIS (77)
Symphony No 14
CHAVEZ (76)
Five Caprichos for piano
BUSH, A. (75)
Suite of Six, for string quartet
Sonatina for recorders and piano
KRENEK (75)
Dream Sequence, for wind band
BERKELEY, L. (73)
Quintet for piano and wind
The Lord is My Shepherd, choral
The Hill of the Graces, choral
KABALEVSKY (71)
Prague Concerto, for piano and string orchestra
BLACHER (72)
Das Geheimnis des entwendeten Briefs, chamber opera
LUTYENS (69)
Eos, for small orchestra
Fanfare for a Festival, for three trumpets and three trombones
Pieta, for harpsichord
Ring of Bone, for solo piano
SHOSTAKOVICH (69)
The Dreamers, ballet
Sonata for viola and grand piano
MACONCHY (68)
Two Epitaphs, for female chorus
Epyllion, for solo cello and fifteen strings
Sinfonietta for orchestra (1975-6)
CARTER (66)
A Mirror on which to Dwell, for soprano and ensemble
HOLMBOE (66)
String Quartets Nos 13 and 14
Flute Concerto
Triade, for trumpet and organ
SIEGMEISTER (66)
Shadows and Light, for orchestra
String Quartet No 4
Fairies from the Dark Wood, ballet (1975-6)
GILDER (64)
A Processional Overture
CAGE (63)
Child of Tree, for percussion and amplifiers
Lecture on the Weather
FRANCAIX (63)
Quasi Improvisando, for eleven wind instruments
BRITTEN (62)
Phaedra, dramatic cantata for mezzo soprano and small orchestra
String Quartet No3
Sacred and Profane, eight medieval Lyrics for unaccompanied voices
LUTOSLAWSKI (62)
Les espaces du sommeil, for baritone and orchestra
Sacher Variations, for cello
MELLERS (61)
Threnody, for eleven strings
PANUFNIK (61)
Sinfonia di Sfere
BABBITTT (59)
Kräfte, opera
GINASTERA (59)
Popol Vuh, for orchestra
ARNELL (58)
Jennifer + Robert = Wedding, for piano (four hands)
BERNSTEIN (57)
By Bernstein, a revue
ROCHBERG (57)
Violin Concerto Piano Quintet
FRICKER (55)
Symphony No 5 String Quartet No 3
ARNOLD (54)
Fantasy on a Theme of John Field, for piano and orchestra
String Quartet No 2
Fantasy for harp
SHAPEY (54)
Songs of Eros, for soprano and orchestra
Oh Jerusalem, for soprano and flute
SIMPSON (54)
String Quartet No 6
Media Morte . . ., motet for voices, brass and timpani
HAMILTON (53)
Sea Music, for chorus and string quartet
Violin Sonata No 1
Cello Sonata No 2
Te deum
Aurora, for orchestra
A Vision of Canopus, for organ
To Columbus, for chorus, brass and percussion
XENAKIS (53)
Empreintes, for orchestra
Phlegra, for eleven players
Psappha, for solo percussion
N'shima, for two mezzos and five instruments
BERIO (50)
Un malato immaginario, incidental music
La ritirata notturna di Madrid, for orchestra
Sequence VIII, for percussion
Sequence IX, for violin
SCHULLER (50)
Four Soundscapes, for orchestra
Triplum II, for orchestra
Violin Concerto (1975-6)
FELDMAN (49)
Piano and Orchestra
Instruments for Four Instruments, for piano, violin, viola and cello
HENZE (49)
Katharina Blum, film score
Ragtimes and Habaneras, for brass band
Royal Winter Music, for guitar (1975)
String Quartet No 3 (1975-6)
JOSEPHS (48)
Concerto for clarinet and chamber orchestra
Sonata No 2 for violin and piano
Waltz and Song for harp and strings
MUSGRAVE (47)
Orfeo I and 11, for flute, strings and tape
STOCKHAUSEN (47)
Musik im Bauch, for six percussionists
Tierkreis (Zodiac), for various vocal and instrumental combinations
HODDINOTT (46)
fp Landscapes, for orchestra
The Magicians, one-act opera
Five Landscapes, for tenor and piano
LEIGHTON (46)
Laudes montium, for baritone, chorus and orchestra
GOEHR (43)
String Quartet No 3
TAKEMITSU (45)
Gitimalya, for orchestra
Quatraine, for clarinet, violin, cello, piano and orchestra
DICKINSON (42)
Late Afternoon in November, for sixteen solo voices
String Quartet No 2, with tape and piano
DAVIES, P. M. (41)
Ave maris Stella, for instrumental ensemble
The Door of the Sun, for viola
The Kestrel Paced round the Sun, for flute
The Seven Brightnesses, for clarinet
Three Studies for percussion
My Lady Lothian's Lilte, for mezzo and ensemble
Stevie's Ferry to Hoy, for piano
MATHIAS (41)
Vistas, for orchestra
Clarinet Concerto
Jubilate, for organ
Zodiac Trio, for flute, viola and harp
MAW (40)
Te Deum, for treble, tenor, chorus and organ
Reverie, five songs for male voices
SALLINEN (40)
Canto e Ritornello, for violin solo
Symphony No 3
Chamber Music 1, for string orchestra
BENNETT (39)
Violin Concerto
Oboe Quartet
Travel Notes, Book I, for strmg quartet
GLASS (38)
Einstein on the Beach, opera
NILSSON (38)
Szene IV, for jazz saxophone and chorus
McCABE (36)
Behold the Silly Tender Babe, for chorus and organ
Mary Queen of Scots, ballet
COWIE (32)
Leviathan, symphony poem for orchestra
Clarinet Concerto No 2
FERNEYHOUGH (32)
Unity Capsule, for flute
HOLLOWAY (32)
Concertino No 3, homage to Weill, for eleven players
Clarissa, opera
FINNISSY (29)
Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 2 (1975?)
Bouffe, music-theatre Ru Tchou - The Ascent of the Sun, for drummer
Offshore, for orchestra (1975 6)
Tom Fool's Wooing, music-theatre (1975-8)
PATTERSON (28)
The Circular Ruins, for orchestra
Strange Meeting, for orchestra
Count Down, for brass band
Cataclysm, for brass band
Requiem, for chorus and orchestra
Shadows, for clarinet and tape
BERKELEY, M. (27)
Meditations, for string orchestra
OLIVER (25)
Luv, for orchestra
Bad Times, for baritone and string quartet
KNUSSEN (23)
Trumpets, for violin and three clarinets
Ophelia Dances, for ensemble
MULDOWNEY (23)
Perspectives, for orchestra
Cantata for soli, chorus, two cellos and percussion
Da Capo al Fine, tape for ballet

1976
BRITTEN, DARKE and PISTON died
HOWELLS (84)
The Fear of the Lord, for chorus and organ
Let All the World, antiphon for chorus
Come My Soul, anthem for chorus
Sweetest of Sweetes, anthem for chorus
PISTON (82)
Concerto for string quartet, woodwind and percussion
HANSON (80)
New Land, New Covenant, oratorio
TANSMAN (79)
Elégie in memory of Darius Milhaud, for orchestra
BUSH, A. (76)
Compass Points, for pipes
BERKELEY, L. (73)
Fantaisie for organ
ALWYN (71)
Six Nocturnes, for baritone and orchestra
String Quartet No 2, Spring Waters
Moto Perpetuo, for recorders
TIPPETT (71)
Symphony No 4 (1976-7)
LUTYENS (70)
Mare et Minutiae, for string quartet
Constancy, for cello and piano
MACONCHY (69)
Three Pieces for harp
String Quartet No 11
Hopkins Motets
CARTER (67)
A Symphony of Three Orchestras (1976-7)
HOLMBOE (67)
Tuba Concerto
Nuigen, for piano trio
Firefir, for four flutes
SIEGMEISTER (67)
An Entertainment, for violin, piano and orchestra
SCHUMAN (66)
Symphony No 10
Casey at the Bat, cantata
The Young Dead Soldiers, for soprano and ensemble
MENOTTI (65)
The hero, comic opera
The Egg, church opera
Landscapes and Remembrances, cantata
Symphony, The Halycon
CAGE (64)
Apartment House, mixed media event
Branches
Quartet for twelve amplified voices and concert band
Quartets Nos 1 to 8
Renga, for seventy-eight instruments and voices
FRANÇAIX (64)
Concerto Grosso for wind quintet, string quintet and orchestra
BRITTEN (63)
Eight Folk Song Arrangements with harp and piano
Welcome Ode, for young people's chorus and orchestra
GOULD (63)
American Ballads
Symphony of Spirituals
LUTOSLAWSKI (63)
Mi-parti, for orchestra
PANUFNIK (62)
String Quartet No 1
GINASTERA (60)
Punena No 2 for cello
On a Theme of Pau Casals, for string quintet and strings
Guitar Sonata
BERNSTEIN (58)
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, musical
BUSH, G. (56)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, choral
A Little Love-Music, songs
Concertino No 2 for piano and orchestra
FRICKER (56)
String Quartet No 4
Seachant, for flute and double-bass
Invention and Little Toccata, for organ
Sinfonia, for seventeen wind instruments (1976-7)
SIMPSON (55)
Symphony No 6
Quartet for horn and piano trio
ARNOLD (55)
Philharmonic Concerto
The Return of Odysseus, for chorus and orchestra (1976-7)
HAMILTON (54)
Tamburlaine, Lyric drama
The Alexandrian Sequence, for chamber orchestra
XENAKIS (54)
Therapos, for solo double-bass
Khoar', for harpsichord
Retours-Windungen, for twelve cellos
Dmaathen, for oboe and percussion
Epei', for six players
LIGETI (53)
Monument, Self-Portrait, for two pianos
Three Objects, for two pianos
MENNIN (53)
Voices, for violin, piano, harp, harpsichord and percussion
NONO (52)
Safferte onde Serene, for piano and tape
BERIO (51)
Il Retorno degli Snovidenia! for cello and orchestra (1976-7)
FELDMAN (50)
Orchestra
Oboe and Orchestra
Routine Investigations, for instrumental ensemble Voice, Violin and Piano
HENZE (50)
Don Chisciotte, opera ephte, oratorio
Violin Sonata
String Quartets Nos 4 and 5 (1976-7)
Amicizia, for clarinet, trombone, cello, piano and percussion
JOSEPHS (49)
Symphony No 7 for small orchestra
STOCKHAUSEN (48)
Amour, five pieces for clarinet
Tierkreis, for instruments
HODDINOTT (47)
Violin Sonata No 4
A Contemplation upon Flowers, for soprano and orchestra
LEIGHTON (47)
Hymn to Matter, for baritone, chorus, strings and percussion
TAKEMITSU (47)
Marginalia, for orchestra
Mar concerto
Green, for harp, cello and strings
WILLIAMSON (45)
Piano Trio
GOEHR (44)
Psalm IV, for soloist, female chorus and organ
Fugue on the Notes of Psalm IV, for string orchestra
DICKINSON (43)
Solo, for baryton, tape and viola da gamba
Surrealist Landscape, for mezzo
BIRTWISTLE (42)
Melencolia I, for orchestra
DAVIES, P. M. (42)
Three Organ Voluntaries
Kinloche His Fantassie, for instrumental ensemble
Anakreontika, Greek songs for mezzo and instruments
The Blind Fiddler, for soprano and instruments
Symphony No 1
The Martyrdom of St Magnus, chamber opera
MATHIAS (42)
Carmen Paschale, chorus
Communion, for voices and organ
MAW (41)
Annes! for mixed chorus
Nonsense Rhymes for Children, twenty songs with piano
Life Study No 2
SALLINEN (41)
Chamber Music II, for alto flute and strings
Cello Concerto
The Red Line, opera (1977-8)
BENNETT (40)
Zodiac, for orchestra
Serenade, for orchestra
The Little Ghost who Died for Love, for soprano and piano
Travel Notes, Book II, for wind ensemble
BLAKE (40)
Violin Concerto
REICH (40)
Music for Eighteen Musicians
BEDFORD (39)
Alleluia Timpanis, for orchestra
The Odyssey, for chorus and orchestra
Circe Variations, for instrumental ensemble
The Ones Who Walked Away from Omelas, for instrumental ensemble
GLASS (39)
Paris, opera-comique
NILSSON (39)
Floten aus der Einsamkeit, for soprano and nine players
McCABE (37)
Sonata on a motet for string orchestra
Piano Concerto No 3, Dialogues
Couples, theme music for piano
Stabat Mater, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
Five Folk Songs for high voice, horn and piano
COWIE (33)
Gesangbuch, for twenty-four voices and twelve instruments
FERNEYHOUGH (33)
La Terre est un homme (1978-9)
Piano Variations
Piano Concerto (1976-7)
Commedia, opera (1977-8)
HOLLOWAY (33)
Romanza, for violin and small orchestra
TAVENER (32)
A Gentle Spirit, for soprano, tenor and ensemble
Canticle of the Mother of God, for soprano and chorus
FINNISSY (30)
Jazz, for piano
Songs 16,17 and 18
Pathways of Sun and Stars, orchestra
Mr Punch, music-theatre (1976-7)
PATTERSON (29)
Clarinet Concerto
Wildfire, for orchestra
Diversions, for saxophone ensemble
OLIVER (26)
Symphony
O No, comedy for brass band
Many Happy Returns, for brass band
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, for boys' voices, recorders and organ
The Elixir, for soloists and chorus
The Waiter's Revenge, for six voices
Three Instant Operas, for children
The Great McPorridge Disaster, for voices and instruments
KNUSSEN (24)
Autumnal, for violin and piano
MULDOWNEY (24)
Three-part Motet, for eleven instruments
Twelve Shorter Chorale Preludes of Bach, for eight wind-players
Ten Longer Chorale Preludes of Bach, for eight wind-players
One From Arcady, for unaccompanied violin
Three From Arcady, for cor anglais, viola and cello
The Earl of Essex's Galliard, for actors, dancers and seven players
Changes, ballet (1976-9)

1977
HANSON (81)
Symphony No 7, Sea, with chorus
TANSMAN (80)
Musique a six, for clarinet, string quartet and piano
BUSH, A. (77)
Twenty-four Preludes for Piano
RAINIER (74)
Concertante Duo for oboe, clarinet and small orchestra
ALWYN (72)
Miss Julie, opera
What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor, vocal
TIPPETT (72)
String quartet No 4 (1977-8)
LUTYENS (71)
Rondel, for chamber ensemble
MACONCHY (70)
Héloise and Abelard, choral
SIEGMEISTER (68)
Violin Concerto
CAGE (65)
Freeman Etudes, for violin
Telephones and Birds, for three performers
Lulets, for four performers with conch shells
Waltzes for Five Boroughs
FRANÇAIX (65)
Quintet for clarinet and string quartet
PANUFNIK (63)
Dreamscape, for mezzo and piano
Sinfonia Mistica
GINASTERA (61)
Barabbas, opera
ARNELL (60)
Ring Bells, electronic church bells and chorus
BERNSTEIN (59)
Three Meditations from Mass, for violoncello and orchestra
Songfest, cycle for six singers and orchestra
Slava!, overture for orchestra/band
CBS Music
FRICKER (57)
A Wish for a Party, for male voices
Anniversary, for organ
Two Songs for baritone and piano
ARNOLD (56)
Sonata for flute and piano
SIMPSON (56)
String Quartet No 7
Symphony No 7
HAMILTON (55)
Cleopatra, dramatic scene for soprano and orchestra
Hyperion, for clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano
Spirits of the Air, for solo bass trombone
XENAKIS (55)
Akanthos, for nine players
Kottos, for solo cello
Hélene, for mezzo, female chorus and two clarinets
Diatope, for tapes
SCHULLER (52)
Horn Concerto
Symphony No 7
String Quartet No 7
FELDMAN (51)
Neither, one-act opera
Instruments III, for flute, oboe and percussion
Piano Only, for solo voice
Flute and Orchestra (1977-8)
HENZE (51)
Aria de la Folia Espagnola, for chamber orchestra
Il Vitalino Raddoppiato, for violin and chamber orchestra
JOSEPHS (50)
Symphony No 8 for wind instruments
Piano Quintet
Sonata Duo for piano (four hands)
Sonata for flute and piano
JOUBERT (50)
'Lines from the Youth of Man', for a capella choir
MUSGRAVE (49)
Mary, Queen of Scots, opera
STOCKHAUSEN (49)
Tierkreis, for chamber orchestra
Jubilaum, for orchestra
In Freundschaft, for six instruments
Der Jahreslauf, for dancers and orchestra
HODDINOI'F (48)
What The Old Man Does is Always Right, one-act opera
French Suite, for orchestra
Passaggio, for orchestra
Sinfonia Fidei, for soprano, tenor, chorus and orchestra
Italian Suite, for recorder and guitar
Cello Sonata No 2
PREVIN (48)
E,G,B,D,F, for piano
TAKEMITSU (47)
A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden, for orchestra
WILLIAMSON (46)
Symphony No 4
Mass of Christ the King, for chorus and orchestra
Les Olympiques, for mezzo and string orchestra
The Lion of Suffolk, for organ
Mass of St Margaret of Scotland (1977-80)
GOEHR (45)
Romanza on the notes of Psalm IV, for string orchestra
DICKINSON (44)
Aria for horn, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Four Auden Songs, for soprano/tenor and piano
A Memory of David Munrow, for two counter-tenors, two recorders, viola da gamba and harpsichord
Schubert in Blue, for mezzo and piano
BIRTWISTLE (43)
Silbury Air, for orchestra
For O, for O, the Hobby Horse is Forgot, for instrumental ensemble
Bow Down, improvised music-theatre
Frames, Pulse and Interruptions, ballet
Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum, for orchestra (1977-8)
DAVIES, P. M. (43)
Westerlings, for unaccompanied choir
Runes from a Holy Island, for chamber ensemble
A Mirror of Whitening Light, for chamber orchestra
Our Father Whiche in Heaven Art, motet for instrumental ensemble
Nom pater noster, prayer for SATB and organ
Aue iex angelorum, for SATB unaccompanied or organ
MATHIAS (43)
Dance Variations for orchestra
Vivat Regina, for brass
Helios, for orchestra
Requiescat, for orchestra
Melos, for flute, harp, strings and percussion
A Royal Garland, for chorus and orchestra
The Fields of Praise, for tenor and piano
BENNETT (41)
Actaeon (Metamorphosis 1), for horn and orchestra
Music for Strings
Kandinsky Variations, for two pianos
Scena 111, for solo clarinet
Eustace and Hilda, for piano and TV incidental music
The Christians, TV incidental music
BEDFORD (40)
The Song of the White Horse, for chorus and orchestra
On the Beach at Night, for voices and instruments
The Way of Truth, for chorus and electronics (1977-8)
NILSSON (40)
Mez, for ensemble
McCABE (38)
Jubilee Suite, for orchestra
Clarinet Concerto
Reflections of a Summer Night, for chorus and orchestra
A Lute-book Lullaby, for SSA and flute
COWIE (34)
L'or de la trompette d'été, for eighteen strings
Cathedral Music, sonata for symphonic brass
String Quartet No 2
HOLLOWAY (34)
This Is Just To Say, for tenor and piano
Divertimento No 3, Nursery Rhymes, for soprano and wind quintet
The Rivers of Hell, for chamber ensemble
The Blue Doom of Summer, cantata for voice and harp
Willow Cycle, for tenor and harp
Hymn for Voices, for unaccompanied chorus
From High Windows, for baritone and piano
The Consolation of Music, for chorus
TAVENER (33)
Kyklike Kinesis, for soprano, chorus, cello and orchestra
Lamentation, Lost Prayer and Exaltation, for soprano with hand bells piano
Palin, for piano
Palintropos, for piano and orchestra
The Last Prayer of Mary Queen of Scots, for soprano and handbells
FINNISSY (31)
Mine Eyes Awake, for soprano and piano interior
English Country Tunes, for piano
all.fall.down, for piano
All the Trees they are so High, for violin
Lost Lands
Long Distance, for piano and ensemble (1977-8)
PATTERSON (30)
Spare Parts, for six male voices
Games, for organ
BERKELEY, M. (29)
Concerto for oboe
OLIVER (27)
Kyoto, organ duet
The Garden, for voices and instruments
The Duchess of Malfi, opera
A Stable horn e, dramatic cantata
KNUSSEN (25)
Cantata, for oboe and string trio
Sonya s Lullaby, for piano (1977-8)
Where the Wild Things Are, fantasy in two acts (1977-8)
MULDOWNEY (25)
Four from Arcady, for four oboes
Variations on Mein Junges Leben, for eight players
Double Helix, for eight players
Entr acte, for eight players
Procurans Odium, for soprano and eight players


1978
CHAVEZ, GILLIS and KHATCHATURIAN died
JACOB (83)
Sonata for viola and piano
KRENEK (78)
The Dissembler, for orchestra
TIPPETT (73)
Triple Concerto for violin, viola, cello and orchestra
(1978-9)
LUTYENS (72)
Doubles, for string quartet
Seven Preludes for piano
Elegy of the Flowers, for three instrumental groups
Footfalls, for flute and piano
MACONCHY (71)
Sun, Moon and Stars, for soprano and piano
Contemplation, for cello and piano
CARTER (69)
Syringa, for mezzo/baritone and eleven instruments
MENOTTI (67)
The Trial of the Gypsy, for voices and piano
CAGE (66)
A Dip in the Lake
Chorals for Violin
LUTOSLAWSKI (65)
Novelette, for orchestra (1978-9)
PANUFNIK (64)
Metasinfonia, for organ, strings and timpani
HAMILTON (56)
Anna Karenina, opera
Piano Sonata No 3
LIGETI (55)
Le Grand Macabre, music-theatre
BERIO (53)
Encore, for orchestra
SCHULLER (53)
Deai, for two orchestras
FELDMAN (52)
Why Patterns, for flute, alto flute, piano and percussion
Spring of Chosroes, for violin and piano
JOUBERT (51)
Deploration, for harp, percussion and strings
MUSGRAVE (50)
O Caro m e il Sonno, for unaccompanied chorus
STOCKHAUSEN (50)
Michaels Reise urm die Erde, for trumpet and orchestra
HODDINOTT (49)
Dulcia luventutis, for chorus and piano duet
Sonata for Guitar
LEIGHTON (49)
Columba, for soli, strings, celeste and harpsichord
MEALE (46)
Viridian, for string orchestra
WOOD (46)
String Quartet No 3
PENDERECKI (45)
Paradise Lost, opera
DICKINSON (45)
Four Duos for flute/oboe and cello
Reminiscences, for mezzo, sax and piano
DAVIES, P. M. (44)
The Two Fiddlers, children's opera
Le Jongleur de Notre Dame, a masque
Salome, ballet
Four Lessons, for two clavichords
Dances from The Two Fiddlers, for instrumental ensemble
MATHIAS (44)
Shine, for Your Light Has Come, for chorus and organ
Nativity Carol, for chorus
A May Magnificat, for chorus and organ
Eight Shakespeare Songs, for chorus and piano
Fantasy, for organ
SCHNITTKE (44)
Violin Concerto No 3
Sonata for cello and piano
SALLINEN (43)
Dies Irae, for soli, male chorus and orchestra
BENNETT (42)
Double-bass Concerto
Horn Sonata, with piano
Violin Sonata, with piano
BLAKE (42)
Sonata a la Marcia, for chamber orchestra
Arias, for solo clarinet
From the Mattress Grave, for high voice and eleven players
Nine Poems of Heine, for high voice and orchestra
REICH (42)
Music for a Large Ensemble
BEDFORD (41)
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, school opera
McCABE (39)
Images, for brass band
Symphony No 3, horn mages
Star Preludes, for violin and piano
String quartet No 3
HOLLOWAY (35)
He-She-Together, for chorus
Killing Time, for unaccompanied soprano
Three Slithy Toves, for two clarinets
The Noon's Repose, for tenor and harp (1978-9)
Second Concerto for Orchestra (1978-9)
TAVENER (34)
Six Russian Folk Songs for soprano and ensemble
The Immurement of Antigone, for soprano and orchestra
FINNISSY (32)
Sir Tristram, for soprano and ensemble
Coro, for tenor and ensemble
Piano Concerto No 3
Runnin' Wild, for saxophone
Mountainfall, for mezzo
Ohi! Ohi! Ohi! for solo voice
Piano Concerto No 4 (1978-9)
Fast Dances, Slow Dances, for piano (1978-9)
Piano Studies (1978-9)
PATTERSON (31)
Brain Storm, for four voices and live electronics
BERKELEY, M. (30)
Fantasia Concertante
The Wild Winds, for soprano and small orchestra
String Trio
Strange Meeting, for piano
OLIVER (28)
Sonata for guitar
Exchange, for three male voices and piano
Canzonet, for five male voices
The Girl and the Unicorn, opera
KNUSSEN (26)
Coursing, for chamber orchestra
MULDOWNEY (26)
Warrior Queen, for eight saxes and percussion
Five Melodies for four saxophones
A Garland of Chansons, for six oboes and three bassoons
Two from Arcady, for basset-horn and tuba
Three Hymns to Agape, for oboe
A First Show, for percussion and tape

1979
HARRIS died
JACOB (84)
Viola Concerto No 2
KRENEK (79)
Concerto for organ and strings
Die Vierwinde, for organ
Opus 231, for violin and organ
ALWYN (74)
Green Hills, piano solo
LUTYENS (73)
Echoi, for mezzo and orchestra
Cantata, for soprano and ensemble
'She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep', for unaccompanied voice
The Great Seas, for piano
Prelude, for solo violin
Cantata for soprano, alto, baritone and ensemble
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano
The Roots of the World, for chorus and cello
That Sun, for contralto and piano
MACONCHY (72)
Romanza, for viola and piano
GILDER (68)
Sonata, for violin and piano
PETTERSSON (68)
Violin Concerto
LUTOSLAWSKI (66)
Epitaph, for oboe and piano
PANUFNIK (65)
Concerto Festivo, for orchestra
SIMPSON (58)
String Quartet No 8
ARNOLD (58)
Symphony No 8
BERIO (54)
Un Re in Ascolto, opera (1979-83)
FELDMAN (53)
Violin and Orchestra String Quartet
JOUBERT (52)
Herefordshire Canticles, for soli, chorus and orchestra
The Turning Wheel, for soprano and piano
MUSGRAVE (51)
A Christmas Carol, opera
STOCKHAUSEN (51)
Michaels Heimkehr, for dancers, chorus and orchestra
HODDINOTT (50)
The Rajah's Diamond, one-act opera
Sonatina for two pianos
Scena, for string quartet
Ritornelli for brass
LEIGHTON (50)
Mass for treble voices and organ
DICKINSON (46)
A Birthday Surprise, for orchestra
PENDERECKI (46)
Ubu Roi, opera
Te Deum, for soli, chorus and orchestra
BIRTWISTLE (45)
agm, choral
Some Petals from the Garland, instrumental ensemble
DAVIES, P. M. (45)
Black Pentecost, for voices and orchestra
Solstice of Light, for tenor, chorus and organ
Kirkwall Shopping Songs, for children's voices, recorders, percussion and piano
Nocturne for alto flute
The Lighthouse, chamber opera
MATHIAS (45)
Songs of William Blake, for mezzo, cello, harp, piano and strings
SCHNITTKE (45)
Symphony, St Florian
Passacaglia, for orchestra (1979-80)
MAW (44)
La Vita Nuova, for soprano and chamber ensemble
SALLINEN (44)
Symphony No 4
BENNETT (43)
Sonnets to Orpheus, for cello and orchestra
Just Friends in Pnnt, for voice and piano
Nonsense, for youth choir and orchestra
BLAKE (43)
Cassation, for wind octet
Clarinet Quintet
REICH (43)
Octet, for two pianos, string quartet and woodwinds
Variations for Winds, Strings and Keyboards, for orchestra
BEDFORD (42)
The Death of Baldur, school opera
Of Beares, Foxes, and Many, Many Wonders, for chorus and orchestra
McCABE (40)
The Shadow of Light, for orchestra
Motet for chorus
Les Soirs Bleus, for soprano, recorder, cello and harpsichord
COWIE (36)
Columbine, for soprano and chamber orchestra
Brighella's World, for baritone and piano
HOLLOWAY (36)
Serenade in C
Conundrums, for soprano and wind quintet
Idyll for small orchestra (1979-80)
Sonata for horn and orchestra (1979-80)
Adagio and Rondo for horn and orchestra (1979-80)
Aria for chamber orchestra (1979-80)
TAVENER (35)
Akhmatova Requiem, for soprano and baritone soli, brass, percussion and strings
Greek Interlude, for flute and piano
Six Abbasid Songs for four flutes and percussion
FINNISSY (33)
Talawva, for mezzo and ensemble
. . . fairest noonday . . ., for tenor and piano
Alongside, for ensemble
Kagamilishi, for flute and harp
Grainger, for piano
Sikangnuga, for flute
Hinomi, for percussion
Sea and Sky, orchestra (1979-80)
PATTERSON (32)
Voices of Sleep, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
BERKELEY, M. (31)
Etude des fleurs, for cello and piano
Sonata for violin and piano
Rain, for tenor, violin and cello
Organ Sonata
Primavera, for orchestra
Fanfare and National Anthem, for chorus and orchestra
OLIVER (29)
Study for piano
A Dialogue Between Mary and Her Child, for soprano, baritone and chorus
Ballad of the Breadman, carol for unison voices and piano/guitar
The Dreaming of the Bones, one-act opera
KNUSSEN (27)
Coursing, for chamber orchestra
Symphony No 3
Songs and a Sea Interlude, for soprano and orchestra (1979-80)
Where the Wild Things Are, opera (1979-80)
MULDOWNEY (27)
Macbeth, ballet music for orchestra
Six Psalms, for soli, chorus, ensemble and tape
. . . In a Hall of Mirrors . . ., for alto sax and piano
A Little Piano Book, twenty-four pieces

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