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  Founder: Len Mullenger

McCABE, John
b Huyton, Liverpool, 21 April 1930

He studied at Manchester University and the Royal Manchester College of Music, continuing at the Hochschule fur Musik in Munich. From 1965 to 1968 he was pianist-in-residence at University College, Cardiff, and subsequently has lived and worked in London.

1959 (29)

Violin Concerto No 1

1960 (30)

Partita for string quartet

1961 (31)

Sinfonia for organ

1962 (32)

Concerto Funèbre, for viola and chamber orchestra

1963 (33)

Variations for piano

Three Folk Songs for high voice and piano

1964 (34)

Variations on a Theme of Hartmann, for orchestra

Symphony for ten wind instruments

Musica Notturna, for violin, viola and piano

Three Pieces for clarinet and piano

Movement for clarinet, violin and cello (revised 1966)

Five Bagatelles for piano

Prelude for organ

Johannis-Partita, for organ

Mary Laid Her Child, for unaccompanied chorus

1965 (35)

Chamber Concerto for viola, cello and orchestra

Concertante for harpsichord and chamber ensemble

Symphony No 1, Elegy

String Trio

Fantasy for brass quartet

Bagatelles for two clarinets

Elegy for organ

1966 (36)

Piano Concerto No 1

Concerto for chamber orchestra (revised 1968)

Partita for solo cello

Nocturnal, for piano and string quartet

Miniconcerto for organ, percussion and audience

Rain Songs, for soprano, counter-tenor or alto, cello and harpsichord

Great Lord of Lords, for chorus and organ

A Hymne to God the Father, for unaccompanied chorus

Canticles for Salisbury, for chorus and organ

1967 (37)

Dance-Movements for horn, violin and piano

Rounds for brass quintet

Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt, for piano

Aspects of Whiteness, for chorus and piano (revised 1969)

1968 (38)

The Morning Watch, for chorus and organ

Concertino for piano duet and orchestra

Concertante Music for orchestra

Metamorphoses, for harpsichord and orchestra

Canto for Guitar

Oboe Quartet

Intermezzi for piano

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, children's opera

1969 (39)

Sonata for clarinet, cello and piano

Concerto for piano and wind quintet

The Greensleeves Round, for harpsichord

Capriccio (Study No 1), for piano

Sostenuto (Study No 2), for piano

To Us in Bethlem City, for unaccompanied chorus

This Town's a Corporation Full of Crooked Streets, an entertainment for speaker, tenor, children's chorus, mixed chorus and ensemble

1970 (40)

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

Gaudi (Study No 3), for piano

Aubade (Study No 4), for piano

Basse Danse, for two pianos

Norwich Canticles, for unaccompanied chorus

1971 (41)

Symphony No 2

Dance-Prelude for oboe d'amore and piano

Requiem Sequence, for soprano and piano

1972 (42)

Oboe d'amore Concerto

String Quartet No 2

Voyage, for soli, chorus and orchestra

1973 (43)

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 unaccompanied chorus

The Teachings of Don Juan, ballet

Arabesque, for ensemble

1973-5 (43-5)

The Goddess Trilogy, for horn and piano

1974 (44)

The Chagall Windows, for orchestra

The Play of Mother Courage, chamber opera

Sam, for orchestra

1975 (45)

Behold the Silly Tender Babe, for chorus and organ

Mary Queen of Scots, ballet

1976 (46)

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

1977 (47)

Jubilee Suite, for orchestra

Clarinet Concerto

Reflections of a Summer Night, for chorus and orchestra

A Lute-book Lullaby, for SSA and flute

1978 (48)

Images, for brass band

Symphony No 3, horn mages

Star Preludes, for violin and piano

String Quartet No 3

1979 (49)

The Shadow of Light, for orchestra

Motet for chorus

Les Soirs bleus, for soprano, recorder, cello and harpsichord

1980 (50)

Siberia, for unaccompanied chorus

Violin Concerto No 2

Portraits, for flute and piano

Dances for trumpet and piano

Mosaic (Study No 6), for piano

1981 (51)

Desert I: Lizard, for woodwind and percussion

Desert II: Horizon, for ten brass instruments

Afternoons and Afterwards, for piano

Music's Empire, for soli, chorus and orchestra

1982 (52)

Concerto for orchestra

Desert III: Landscape, for violin, cello and piano

String Quartet No 4

Lamentation Rag, for piano

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