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ARTHUR BUTTERWORTH - CATALOGUE OF HIS MUSIC

The composer welcomes enquiries. His address is:

Arthur BUTTERWORTH M.B.E.,
Pohjola, 11 Dales Ave, Embsay, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6PE, U.K. Phone: 01756 792968 Mobile: 0798 982 4359
e-mail: aebutterworth@tiscali.co.uk


Opus 1 -30


Opus 31 - 60
Publishers

Title

Genre

Opus Number

Date

Publisher
Date f.p. Artists in f.p. and location f.p.

Now on Land and Sea descending contralto and orchestra Op. 1 1947 MS
15 November 1948 Nancy Johnson (contralto) RMCM orchestra - conducted by composer

Organ Partita on a German chorale organ Op. 2 1947 MS
April 1948 Eric Chadwick, Whitworth Hall (university), Manchester

Three German Folk Songs

tenor and piano Op. 3 1947 MS
June 1948 William Joyce (tenor), Philip Challis (piano) RMCM (New Music Concert)

Four Nocturnal Songs soprano and piano Op. 4 1948 MS
May 1948 Marie Reidy (soprano), Edward Holmes (piano) RMCM (New Music concert)

Oboe Sonata oboe and piano Op. 5 1947 MS
February 1949 Keith Wood (oboe), Edward Holmes (piano) RMCM recital.

Trio oboe, clarinet and bassoon Op. 6 1947 MS
5 March 1949 Keith Wood (oboe) Timothy Ormerod (clarinet), David Johnson (bassoon) RMCM Recital

Modal Suite flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, violin, viola, 'cello Op. 7 1947 MS
8 May 1949 RMCM students at Clitheroe, Lancashire (Quaker Hall)

Suite string orchestra Op. 8 1948 Peters
October 1949 New London Strings c. Maurice Miles (Latin American Service of the BBC)

Sinfonietta orchestra Op. 9 1949 Peters
18 July 1953 BBC Northern Orchestra c. John Hopkins. BBC Home Service

Lakeland Summer Nights piano solo Op. 10 1949 MS
17 February 1950 Jean Barker (piano) RMCM recital

Legend small orchestra Op. 11 1950 Peters
30 August 1950 Buxton Spa orchestra c. composer

Romanza horn and strings (string quartet or piano) Op. 12 1951 Peters
20 February 1959 Ifor James (horn), BBC Northern orchestra c. George Hurst, studio broadcast

Suite viola and `cello Op. 13 1951 Peters
8 November 1951 Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Terence Weil (cello). SPNM Recital

An Exmoor Suite (withdrawn) brass band Op. 14 1952? MS
      October 2004 South Molton Band as part of the celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Exmoor National Park.

Symphony No. 1 orchestra Op. 15 1957 Peters
19 July 1957 Hallé Orchestra c. Barbirolli, Cheltenham Festival

Sextet wind and piano Op. 16 1957 Phylloscopus Publications
(www.phylloscopus.co.uk)
25 January 1957 Manchester Wind Ensemble. Stretford Public Library, Manchester

The Path across the Moors orchestra Op. 17 1959 Peters
26 February 1959 BBC Northern Orchestra c. George Hurst. BBC studio broadcast

The Path across the Moors brass band Op. 17b 1964 Peters
February 1964 Yorkshire Youth Brass Band

Three Nocturnes: Northern Summer Nights orchestra Op. 18 1959 Peters
24 July 1959 BBC Scottish Orchestra c. Maurice Miles. Radio 3 broadcast.

Scherzo brass quartet Op. 19 1956 Peters
12 November 1956 Hallé Brass Ensemble (schools' concert)

Three Dialogues treble instruments Op. 20 1962 Peters
? (commissioned by publisher for schools use)

The Quiet Tarn (Malham) orchestra Op. 21 1961 Peters
4 January 1962 BBC Northern Orchestra c. George Hurst. Radio 3.

The Green Wind
(Le vent vert)
orchestra Op. 22 1961 Peters
4 January 1962 BBC Northern Orchestra c. George Hurst. Radio 3.

Five Caprices piano solo Op. 23 1960 MS
? privately (Winifred Boult)

A Dales Suite (Embsay) brass band Op. 24a 1965 Peters
1 April 1965 Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, North Yorkshire

A Dales Suite (Embsay) orchestra Op. 24b 1981 MS
12 July 1981 BBC Concert Orchestra c. Ashley Lawrence. Radio 3

Symphony No. 2 orchestra Op. 25 1964 Chester
30 October 1964 Hallé Orchestra c. Adrian Boult. Bradford (100th Season of Hallé-Bradford concerts)

The Moors - Suite large orchestra and organ Op. 26 1962 MS
24 January 1963 BBC Northern Orchestra c. Stanford Robinson. BBC Studio - Radio 3.

Concertante 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings Op. 27 1962 Novello
15 March 1962 Northern Sinfonia Orchestra c. Michael Hall. Middlesbrough Town Hall

Trio brass Op. 28 1962 EMI Music
April 1962 Colne Valley High School, Slaithwaite, Yorkshire

The Journey of the Kings music for a school play Op. 29 1963 MS
November 1963 Guiseley School, near Leeds

The Castle of Perseverance music for a school play Op. 30 1964 MS
October 1964 Guiseley School, near Leeds



Opus 31 - 60
Opus 61-140
Publishers

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