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  Founder: Len Mullenger

b Leamington Spa, 19 October 1943

From 1952 to 1957 he was a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral, and also attended Dartington Summer School. From 1959 to 1963 he was a pupil of Alexander Goehr, and from 1961 to 1964 was at King's College, Cambridge. He studied from 1965 to 1967 at New College, Oxford, then returned to Cambridge as a research student at Gonville and Caius College, gaining a fellowship there in 1969.

1962 (19)

Garden Music, Op 1, for eight players

1964 (21)

Concertino No 1, Op 2, for small orchestra (new finale 1968-9)

1964 5 (21-2)

Three Poems of William Empson, Op 3, for mezzo-soprano and ensemble

1965 (22)

Music for Eliot's Sweeney Agonistes, Op 4

1965-6 {22-3)

In Chymick Art, Op 5, cantata for soprano, baritone and nine players

Concerto for organ and wind, Op 6

Four Housman Fragments, Op 7, for soprano and piano

1966-9 (23-6)

Concerto for orchestra, Op 8

1967 (24)

Melodrama, Op 9, for speaker, small male chorus and ensemble

Concertino No 2, Op 10, for small orchestra (menuetto added 1974)

1968 (25)

Divertimento No 1, Op 11, for amateur orchestra

1968 9 (25-6)

Four Poems of Stevie Smith, Op 12, for unaccompanied soprano

1969-70 (26-7)

Scenes from Schumann, Op 13, for orchestra

1970 (27)

The Wind Shifts, Op 14, for high voice and strings

1971 (28)

Banal Sojourn, Op 15, for high voice and piano

Fantasy-Pieces, Op 16, on the Heine 'Liederkreis' of Schumann, for thirteen players

1972 (29)

Evening with Angels, Op 17, for sixteen players

Divertimento No 2, Op 18, for wind nonet

Georgian Songs, Op 19, for baritone and piano

1972-3 (29-30)

Cantata on the Death of God, Op 20

Five Little Songs about Death, Op 21, for unaccompanied soprano

1973 (30)

Five Madrigals, Op 22, for unaccompanied mixed voices

1973-4 (30-1)

Domination of Black, Op 23, symphonic poem for large orchestra

1974 (31)

Lights Out, Op 24, four poems of Edward Thomas for baritone and piano

In the Thirtieth Year, Op 25, for tenor and piano

Author of Light, Op 26, four Jacobean songs for contralto and piano

The Leaves Cry, Op 27, two songs for soprano and piano

1974-5 (31-2)

Sea Surface Full of Clouds, Op 28, cantata

1975 (32)

Concertino No 3, Homage to Weill, Op 29, for eleven players

Clarissa, Op 30, opera

1976 (33)

Romanza, Op 31, for violin and small orchestra

1977 (34)

This Is Just to Say, Op 32, song cycle for tenor and piano

Divertimento No 3, Nursery Rhymes, Op 33, for soprano and wind quintet

The Rivers of Hell, Op 34, for chamber ensemble

The Blue Doom of Summer, Op 35 No 1, cantata for voice and harp

Willow Cycle, Op 35 No 2, for tenor and harp

Hymn for Voices, Op 36, for unaccompanied chorus

From High Windows, Op 37, song cycle for baritone and piano

The Consolation of Music, Op 38 No 1, for chorus

1978 (35)

He-She-Together, Op 38 No 2, for chorus

Killing Time, for unaccompanied soprano (texts by Auden, Stevie Smith, and Raleigh)

Three Slithy Toves, for two clarinets

1978 9 (35-6)

The Noon's Repose, Op 39, three songs for tenor and harp

Second Concerto for orchestra, Op 40

1979 (36)

Serenade in C, Op 41

Conundrums, for soprano and wind quintet

1979-80 (36-7)

Idyll for small orchestra

Sonata for horn and orchestra

Adagio and Rondo for horn and orchestra

Aria for chamber orchestra

1980 (37)

Ode for four winds and strings

1980-1 (37-8)

Wherever We May Be, five songs for soprano and piano

1981 (38)

Clarissa Symphony, for soprano, tenor and orchestra

Sonata for solo violin

Brand, dramatic ballad for soli, chorus, organ and orchestra

The Lovers' Well, for bass-baritone and piano

1981 2 (38-9)

Men Marching, for brass band

From Hills and Valleys, for brass band

1982 (39)

Suite for Saxophone

Anthem, for unaccompanied chorus

Women in War, review for four female soloists and piano

Serenata Notturna, for four horns and small orchestra

1982-3 (39-40)

Showpiece (Concertino No 4)

for fourteen players

1983 (40)

Second Idyll for small orchestra

1983-4 (40-1)

Viola Concerto

Serenade in E flat for wind quintet and string quintet

1984 (41)

Moments of Vision, cycle for speaker and four players

Romanza for oboe and strings

On Hope, cantata for soprano, mezzo and string quartet

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