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MUSGRAVE, Thea
b Edinburgh, 27 May 1928

After graduating from Edinburgh University, she went to Paris to study under Nadia Boulanger, and while still a student she won the Donald Francis Tovey Prize and the Lili Boulanger Memorial Prize. She taught at London University and has been visiting professor at the University of California. She now lives in the USA, where she has received the Koussevitsky Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 1973 she was invited to become an honorary fellow of New Hall, Cambridge.

1953 (25)

A Tale for Thieves, ballet in one act

A Suite of Bairnsangs, for voice and piano

1954 (26)

Cantata for a Summer's Day

1955 (27)

The Abbot of Drimrock, chamber opera in one act

Five Love Songs for soprano and guitar

1958 (30)

Obliques, for orchestra

String Quartet

A Song for Christmas, for high voice and piano

1959 (31)

Triptych, for tenor and orchestra

1960 (32)

Colloquy, for violin and piano

Trio for flute, oboe and piano

Monologue, for piano

1961 (33)

Serenade for flute, clarinet, harp, viola and cello

Sir Patrick Spens, for tenor and guitar

1962 (34)

Chamber Concerto No 1

The Phoenix and the Turtle, for small choir and orchestra

1963 (35)

The Five Ages of Man, for chorus and orchestra

1964-5 (35-7)

The Decision, opera in three acts

1965 (37)

Festival Overture, for orchestra

Excursions, for piano (four hands)

1966 (38)

Nocturnes and Arias for orchestra

Chamber Concerto No 2, In Homage to Charles Ives

Chamber Concerto No 3

1967 (39)

Concerto for orchestra

Impromptu for flute and oboe

Music for horn and piano

1968 (40)

Clarinet Concerto

Beauty and the Beast, ballet in two acts for chamber orchestra and

tape (1968-9)

1969 (41)

Night Music, for chamber orchestra

Soliloquy, for guitar and tape

Memento vitae (Concerto in Homage to Beethoven), for orchestra

1970 (42)

Elegy, for viola and cello

Impromptu No 2, for flute, oboe and clarinet

From One to Another, for viola and tape

1971 (43)

Horn Concerto

Primavera, for soprano and flute

1972-3 (44-5)

The Voice of Ariadne, chamber opera in three acts

1973 (45)

Viola Concerto

1974 (46)

Space Play, a concerto for nine instruments

1975 (47)

Orfeo I, an improvisation on a theme for flute and tape

Orfeo II, for solo flute and fifteen strings

1977 (49)

Mary, Queen of Scots. opera

1978 (50)

O Caro m'e il Sonno, for unaccompanied chorus

1979 (51)

A Christmas Carol, opera

1980 (52)

The Last Twilight, for chorus, brass and percussion

From One to Another, for viola and fifteen strings

1981 (53)

Peripeteia, for orchestra

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, radio opera

1982 (54)

Fanfare, for brass quintet

See Musgrave webpage
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