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  Founder: Len Mullenger

MAW, Nicholas
b Grantham, Lincolnshire, 5 November 1935

He studied harmony, counterpoint and composition at the Royal Academy of Music and won a French government scholarship to study with Boulanger for a year in Paris. He also won the 1959 Lili Boulanger Prize. He has lectured for the Workers' Educational Association and for the universities of London and Oxford. From 1966 to 1970 he was composer-in-residence at Trinity College, Cambridge. He has written much music for films and radio, and has had many commissions.

1956 (21)

Eight Chinese Lyrics, for solo mezzo-soprano

1956-7 (21-2)

Requiem, for soli, chorus and orchestra

1957 (22)

Sonatina for flute and piano

1957 (22-3)

Nocturne for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra

1959 (24)

Six Chinese Songs, for contralto and piano

1960 (25)

Five Epigrams, for unaccompanied mixed voices

1961 (26)

Our Lady's Song, carol for unaccompanied mixed voices

Essay, for organ (revised 1963)

1962 (27)

Chamber Music for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano

Scenes and Arias for soprano, mezzo-soprano, contralto and

orchestra (revised 1966)

1963 (28)

Round for children's voices, mixed chorus and piano

The Angel Gabriel, carol for mixed chorus unaccompanied

1964 (29)

Balulalow, carol for unaccompanied mixed voices

One Man Show, comic opera in two acts (revised 1966, 1970)

Corpus Christi Carol, arranged for sopranos and descant with piano

1965 (30)

String Quartet

1966 (31)

Sinfonia for small orchestra

The Voice of Love, song-cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano

Six Interiors, for tenor and guitar

1967 (32)

Double Canon for Igor Stravinsky on his 85th birthday, for various instruments

Severn Bridge Variations for orchestra (in collaboration with

Malcolm Arnold, Michael Tippett, Alun Hoddinott, Grace Williams and Daniel Jones)

Sonata for strings and two horns

1967-70 (32-5)

The Rising of the Aroon, opera in three acts

1971 (36)

Epitaph - Canon in Memory of Igor Stravinsky, for flute, clarinet and harp

1972 (37)

Concert Music for orchestra (derived from The Rising of the Moon)

1973 (38)

Five Irish Songs for mixed chorus

Serenade for small orchestra (revised 1977)

Life Studies, for fifteen solo strings

Personae, for piano

1975 (40)

Te Deum, for treble, tenor, mixed chorus, congregation and organ

Reverdie, five songs for male voices

1976 (41)

Annes!, for mixed chorus

Nonsense Rhymes for Children, twenty songs with piano accompaniment

Life Study No 2

1979 (44)

La Vita Nuova, for soprano and chamber ensemble

1980 (45)

The Ruin, for chorus and solo horn

1981 (46)

Flute Quartet

Summer Dances, for youth orchestra

1982 (47)

Night Thoughts, for solo flute

String Quartet No 2

1982-3 (47-8)

Spring Music, for orchestra

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