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OLIVER, Stephen
b Liverpool, 10 March 1950

He made a special study of electronic music at Oxford, and then taught composition at the Huddersfield School of Music for two years. He now works full time as a composer.

1969 (19)

Slippery Souls, a Christmas Drama, for chorus, violin, percussion,

organ and piano 1

972 (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

1973 (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

1973-4 (23-4)

Perseverance, religious opera

1974 (24)

Past Tense, for voices and instruments

Cadenus Observed, baritone solo

The Boy and the Dolphin, for orchestra

1974-5 (24-5)

Tom Jones, opera

1975 (25)

Luv, for orchestra

Bad Times, for baritone and string quartet

1976 (26)


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

1977 (27)

Kyoto, organ duet

The Garden, for voices and instruments

The Duchess of Malfi, opera

A Stable home, dramatic cantata

1978 (28)

Sonata for guitar

Exchange, for three male voices and piano

Canzonet, for five male voices

The Girl and the Unicorn, opera

1979 (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 or guitar

The Dreaming of the Bones, one-act opera

1980 (30)

The Key to the Zoo, for narrator and instruments

The Child from the Sea, for solo, chorus and orchestra

Wedding Anthem, for treble voices and organ

A String of Beads, for chorus and orchestra

Jacko's Play, children's operetta

A Man of Feeling, for soprano, baritone and piano

1981 (31)

Wind Octet

Mass for unaccompanied chorus

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