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Cyril Scott - A Classified List of Piano Works, and Discography
Compiled by Leslie De'Ath

Dates are those of publication. Brackets indicate composition dates of unpublished works.
The numbers assigned to works are my own, and cross-reference the discography.
[MMP = Masters Music Publications]

Date No. Title Edition 
1. Sonatas
[1901] 1 Sonata in D major, Op.17 MS, Grainger Museum
1909 2 Sonata No.1, Op.66 Elkin, 511 [also in Kalmus 09966, and MMP, W7121]
c1927 3 Sonata No.1, Op.66 (later version) Elkin, 511
1935 4 Second Sonata Universal Music Agencies, 13
1956 5 Sonata No.3 Elkin, 2406

2. Suites
1910 6 Suite.... (in the Old Style), Op.71/1 Elkin, 544
[= Suite No.1]
/1 Prelude
/2 Sarabande
/3 Minuet
1910 7 Deuxième suite, Op.75 Schott, 1443 / 29050
/1 Prelude
/2 Air varié
/3 Solemn Dance
/4 Caprice
/5 Introduction and Fugue
1913 8 Pastoral Suite Elkin, 161
/1 Courante
/2 Pastorale
/3 Rigaudon
/4 Rondo
/5 Passacaglia
1916 9 A Little Russian Suite Elkin, 1010
/1 Russian Air
/2 Siberian Waltz
/3 Dance
1918 10 Vieux chine [Old China], suite Schott, 1435 / 3655-58 
/1 Gavotte du bon vieux temps [Old World Gavotte]
/2 Menuet du bon vieux temps [Old World Minuet]
/3 Angelus
/4 Decor de saules [Willow Pattern (A Little Study in Fourths)]
1922 11 Indian Suite Schott, 1438
/1 The Snake Charmer
/2 Juggernaut
/3 Indian Serenade
/4 Dancing Girls 

3. Other composite sets

1903 12 Six Pieces, Op.4 Forsyth [also MMP, M1603]
/1 Waltz
/2 Adagio serioso
/3 Etude
/4 Folk-song
/5 Scherzino
/6 Andante maestoso
1903 13 Three Frivolous Pieces, Op.2 Forsyth
/1 Allegretto grazioso
/2 Andante pastorale
/3 Valse scherzando
1903 14 Three Dances, Op.20 Boosey, 1891 [also MMP, W1001]
/1 Gavotte
/2 Eastern Dance
/3 English Dance
1904 15 Two Piano Pieces, Op.37 Boosey
/1 At Dawn
/2 Shadows
1904 16 Two Pierrot Pieces, Op.35 Boosey, H.4298/H.4299
/1 Pierrot triste
/2 Pierrot gai (rev.ed., 1929)
1906 17 Three Little Waltzes, Op.58 Elkin, 1178
/1 Allegro poco scherzando
/2 Andante languido
/3 Allegretto gracioso
1907 18 Summerland: Four Little Pieces, Op.54 Elkin, 393 [also in Kalmus 09966,
and MMP 7119]
/1 Playtime /2 A Song from the East (= 33/3) [#2 in Galaxy MC 2262]
/3 Evening Idyll
/4 Fairy Folk
1907 19 Two Sketches, Op.57/4-5 Elkin, 411
/1 Cuckoo-call
/2 Twilight Bells
1908 20 Two Alpine Sketches, Op.58/4 Elkin, 443
/1 Rather Slowly
/2 Allegretto non troppo
1910 21 Trois Danses Tristes, Op.74 Schott, 1801-03
/1 Danse élégiaque [28989]
/2 Danse orientale [28990]
/3 Danse langoureuse [28991]
1911 22 Over the Prairie: Two Impressions Elkin, 631 [#2 also in 753]
/1 Andante
/2 Allegretto
1912 23 British Melodies Elkin, 692
/1 All Through the Night
/2 The Wild Hills of Clare
/3 Summer is acumen in [sic]
1912 24 Impressions from the Jungle Book Schott, 1437 [also MMP, M2963]
/1 The Jungle
/2 Dawn
/3 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and the Snake
/4 Morning Song in the Jungle
/5 Dance of the Elephants
1912 25 Poems Schott, 1440 / 29695-99
[also MMP, M1762]
/1 Poppies
/2 The Garden of Soul-sympathy
/3 Bells
/4 The Twilight of the Year
/5 Paradise-birds
1913 26 Egypt: An Album of Five Impressions Schott, 1436 / 29889
/1 In the Temple of Memphis
/2 By the Waters of the Nile
/3 Egyptian Boat Song
/4 Funeral March of the Great Raamses [sic]
/5 Song of the Spirits of the Nile
1915 27 Miniatures Schott, 1439 / 3288
/1 To an Old Miniature
/2 A Ballad Told at Candle-light
/3 A Little Dancer from Spain
1918 28 Vistas Elkin, 982 [also MMP 1604]
/1 A Lonely Dell
/2 In the Forest
/3 The Jocund Dance
1919-20 29 Three Pastorals Elkin,
/1 Allegretto
/2 Quickly
/3 Pensoso
1920 30 A Pageant: Three Dances Schott, 1442 / 3765-67
/1 Sentimental Waltz
/2 Exotic Dance
/3 Processional Dance
1922 31 Moods Elkin, 1244
/1 Sadness
/2 Lassitude
/3 Energy
1924 33 Karma: A Ballet in Five Pictures Elkin, 1441
/1 Prologue and Barbaric Dance
/2 The Piper in the Desert
/3 A Song from the East (= 18/2)
/4 Before the Church
/5 Souvenir de Vienne [#5 also in Galaxy MC 2262]
1925 32 Three Old Country Dances Schott, 1441 / 31354
/1 Allegretto
/2 Andante cantabile
/3 Allegro 

4. Individual character pieces

1904 34 Chinese Serenade, Op.39/2 Forsyth
1904 35 Dagobah, Op.39/1 Forsyth
1904 36 Solitude, Op.40/1 Elkin, 264 [also in 753]
1904 37 Vesperale, Op.40/2 Elkin, 265
1904 38 Chimes, Op.40/3 Elkin, 266 [also in Kalmus 09966, and MMP, W7120]
1905 39 Columbine, Op.47/2 Elkin, 321
1905 40 Lotus Land, Op.47/1 Elkin, 322 [also in Galaxy MC 2262, and MMP, M2603]
1906 41 Asphodel, Op.50/2 Elkin, 340 [also in 1011, and MMP, M1915]
1908 42 Danse nègre, Op.58/5 Elkin, 446 [also in Galaxy MC 2262, and MMP, M1915]
1908 43 Notturno, Op.54/5 Elkin, 471
1908 44 Sphinx, Op.63 Elkin, 479
1909 45 Mazurka, Op.67/1 Elkin, 518 [also in 753]
1909 46 Serenata, Op.67/2 Elkin, [also in 753]
1910 47 Intermezzo, Op.67/3 Elkin, 540 [also in 1011, and MMP, M1915]
1910 48 Water-wagtail (Bergeronnette), Elkin, 570
Op.71/3 - rev.ed., 1915 MMP, M1915
1910 49 Soirée japonaise, Op.67/4 Elkin, 577
1911 50 Chansonette, Op.74/8 Elkin, 601
1911 51 Valse caprice, Op.74/7 Elkin, 602
1911 52 Berceuse Elkin, 617 [also in 753]
1912 53 Pierrette Elkin, 643 [also in 753]
1912 54 Autumn Idyll Elkin, 653
1912 55 Barcarolle Elkin, 681
1913 56 Carillon Schott, 1797 / 29837
1913 57 Pictorial Sketch Art Publication Society, 714 (504)
1913 58 Prélude solennel Elkin, 719
1914 59 Britain’s War March Schott, 1914
1914 60 Cavatina Elkin, 789 [also in 1011]
1914 61 Sea-marge: Meditation Elkin, 814
1914 62 Diatonic Study Elkin, 828
1915 63 Butterfly Waltz (Valse des papillons) Schott, 3289
1915 64 Cherry Ripe Schott, 1798 / S.3290
1915 65 Ode héroïque Elkin, 835 [also in 1011]
1915 66 Danse romantique Elkin, 838
1915 67 Russian Dance Elkin, 849 [also in 1011]
1916 68 Dorothy Waltz West
1916 69 Irish Reel Elkin, 865
1916 70 Rainbow Trout Schott, 1799 / 31026 [also MMP, M2228]
1917 71 Requiescat Elkin, 919
1918 72 Twilight-tide Elkin, 953
1918 73 Consolation Elkin, 975
1919 74 First Bagatelle Elkin, 990
1919 75 Caprice chinois Elkin, 996
1920 76 Ballad (Variations on a Troubadour Air) Elkin, 1165
1922 77 Inclination à la danse Elkin, 1241
1923 78 Arabesque Schott, 31066
1925 79 Spanish Dance Elkin, 1465
1928 80 Badinage Elkin, 1667
1929 81 Guttersnipes’ Dance Schott, 32272
1929 82 Valse sentimentale Elkin, 1732
1932 83 Gavotte Elkin, 1820
1934 84 Miss Remington: Scherzo Schott, 2344
1935 85 Tarantula Elkin, 1917
1961 86 Pastoral Ode Elkin, 2589
1963 87 Victorian Waltz Elkin, 2656

5. Concert works
1903 88 An English Waltz, Op.15 A.J. Jaeger
- rev.ed., 1919 Elkin, 1071
1904 89 Scherzo, Op.25 Elkin, 222
1904 90 Impromptu (A Mountain Brook), Elkin, 269 [also in Kalmus 09966,
Op.41 - rev.ed., 1904 and MMP, W7120]
1908 91 Etudes Nos.1 & 2, Op.64 Elkin, 485/486 [also in Galaxy MC 2262]
[1909 92 Handelian Rhapsody, Op.17 Elkin, 537 - arr. Grainger]
1918 93 Rondeau de concert Elkin, 933


6. Didactic sets, technical studies
1917 94 Modern Finger Exercises Elkin, 916
1920 95 Young Hearts [= For my Young
Friends] Elkin, 1088 (2291) [also MMP, M3017]
/1 See-saw
/2 Lament for a Broken Doll
/3 Musical Box
/4 Evening Prayer
/5 Quick March
/6 March of a Tin Soldier
/7 Sunday Morn
/8 Concertina
/9 Loneliness
/10 The Boy with the Pipes
1924 96 Technical Studies Elkin, 1379
1926 97 Album for Boys Elkin, 1532
/1 The Cossack
/2 By the Fishing-stream
/3 Christmas Morning
/4 Lazing
/5 The Hunt
1926 98 Album for Girls Elkin, 1533
/1 Walking from School
/2 Dreaming
/3 On the Swing
/4 Harebells
/5 The Poor Organ-grinder
/6 Once Upon a Time
1930 99 Zoo: Animals Schott, 32619
/1 The Elephant
/2 The Squirrel
/3 The Bear
/4 The Monkey
/5 The Snake
/6 The Giraffe
/7 The Tortoise
/8 The Rhinoceros
1933 100 Toy Box: Ten Easy Pieces Schott, 33849
/1 The Boot-black
/2 Teddy-bear’s Headache
/3 The Little Roundabout
/4 Jumbo
/5 The Little Highland player
/6 The Strutting Sergeant
/7 Grandma
/8 The Clockwork Mouse
/9 The Prancing Horse
/10 The Russian Dancer 

7. Other unpublished works
? 101 Andante (Study for a slow movement, No.1), B-flat + Grainger Museum
? 102 Largo (Study for a slow movement, No.2), B-flat + Grainger Museum
[c1898] 103 Variations on an Original Theme
[1905] 104 Prelude, Op.37/1
[1970] 105 Dance Song (Scott’s last composition)

8. Works for piano 4-hands
1926 106 Three Dances Presser
1935 107 Nursery Rhymes Elkin, 1892
/1 My Daddy and Mammy are Irish
/2 Polly Put the Kettle On
/3 Sing a Song of Sixpence
/4 Little Bo-Peep
/5 I Saw Three Ships
/6 Yankee Doodle 

9. Works for two pianos

1928 108 Pierrot triste (2 Pierrot pieces, #1) Boosey, H.12543
1935 109 Danse nègre Elkin
1938 110 Impressions from the Jungle Book, Schott, 2647
#1 - The Jungle
#5 - Dance of the Elephants
1947 111 Theme and Variations Elkin, 2093
1948 112 Lotus Land Elkin, 2128
1952 113 Russian Fair (A Dance Fantasy on
Two Russian Folk-tunes) Elkin, 2253
[1950] 114 Pastoral Suite: Passacaglia (#5)

10. Works for piano(s) and orchestra
c1900 115 Concerto in D, Op.10 unpublished
1915/1922 116 Concerto No.1 in C major Schott, 1858 / 30764
1931 117 Early One Morning Hawkes & Son, 18602
rev.1962
[1958] 118 Concerto No.2 Schott (hire material)
1932 119 Concertino, for 2 pianos & orch. unpublished
[c1935?] 120 Passacaglia festevole, for 2 pianos
& orch. unpublished

11. Scott arrangements of other works
a) for piano solo
1931 121 ‘Mein gläubiges Herze’, from Also
hat die Welt geliebt [J.S. Bach] Elkin
1932 122 Three pieces by J.S. Bach Winthrop Rogers
/1 Invention in F+, BWV 779
/2 Sarabande in A - (English suite No.2, BWV 807)
/3 Gigue in G+ (French suite No.5, BWV 816)
b) for two pianos
1936 123 Jig Fugue in G major, BWV 577 Elkin
(orig. for organ) [J.S. Bach]
1936 124 Andante in F+, from Sonata in D -,
BWV 964 [J.S. Bach] Elkin

Discography of the piano works
Numbered references are to the works table above.

CDs, LPs
Amato, Donna, 1992 Danacord, DACOC 389, ‘Rarities of Piano Music at Schloss vor Husum (1991)’
- #40
Cooper, Peter, c1970 Marble Arch, MALS 1328, ‘Piano Music from Vienna’ - #33/5
Crossan, Jack Richard, 1996 Cambria, CD 1086, ‘Sounds and Perfumes’ - #40, 8/1, 91
De’Ath, Leslie, 2005. Dutton Epoch, CDLX 7150, ‘Cyril Scott Complete Piano Music,
Volume 1: Suites and Miniatures’ - #51, 71, 49, 28, 64, 54, 43, 32, 20, 44, 37, 29, 14, 72, 30, 27, 17 / 7, 8, 11, 92
[+ Scott playing 48, 13/3, 75, 29/3, 33/5, 40, 42, 70]
[originally issued in 2004, VVC CD 101-2, without Scott historical tracks, but with #6 added]
De’Ath, Leslie, 2005. Dutton Epoch, ‘Cyril Scott Complete Piano Music, Volume 2: The Sonatas’
- #1, 2, 4, 5

Deering, Richard, 1977. Saga, 5445, ‘English Piano Music’ - #48
Erickson, Clipper, 2004. DTR, DTR2013, ‘The Mystic and the Muse’ - #4, 56, 70 & 99  
Gray, Frances, 1997. [na], WRC8-7148, ‘Poems for Piano’ - #25
Gray, Frances, 2002. [na], WRC8-7667, ‘The Evocative Piano’ - #40, 33/2, 28/2, & 70
Hennig, Dennis, 1992. Etcetera, KTC 1132, ‘In the Garden of Soul Sympathy’- #40, 39, 16, 53, 25, 21, 2
[reissued 2000, ABC Eloquence, 465 737-2, with #22 added]
Howell, Christopher, 1994. Tremula, TREM 104-2, ‘Moods & Impressions’ - #12, 16, 61, 24, 70, 63, 9, 74, 31, 77, 82
Jones, Martin, 1992 Nimbus, 5326, ‘Virtuoso Piano Showpieces’ - #64
Lane, Piers, 2002. Hyperion, CDA 67279, ‘Rambles and Reflections’ - #92
Levant, Oscar, 1958 Columbia ML 5324 / Sony SMK 58932 - #40
Lin, Jenny, 2000. Bis, BIS-CD-1110, ‘Chinoiserie’ - #40
Ogawa, Noriko, 1999. Bis, BIS-CD-1045, ‘Japonisme’ - #49
Ogdon, John, 1972. EMI, CFP 4514, ‘Piano Favourites with John Ogdon’ (LP)- #40 & 42
[also HQS 1287; TC2-MOM113; TC-CFP 4514]
[reissued 2003, Testament, SBT 1288]
Ogdon, John, 1975. Lyrita, SRCS 81 - #116
[reissued [nd], HNH Records, HNH 4025]
Ogdon, John, 1977. Lyrita, SRCS 82 - #117 & 118
[reissued [nd], HNH Records, HNH 4051]
Parkin, Eric, 1982. Chandos, DBRD 2006, ‘John Ireland: His Friends
and Pupils’ - #5
Shelley, Howard, 2004. Chandos, CHAN 10211 - #118
Spagnolo, Paolo, 1974. Cetra, PE157 - #42
Strong, David British Music Society ENV 002 - #42
Terroni, Raphael, 1981. British Music Society, BMS 401 - #5 & 19/1
[issued as a cassette supplement to the BMS Journal,
vol.3, reprint of the score]
Trenkner, Evelinde, 1976. Orion, ORS 76236 (LP) - #5
Verbit, Marthanne, 1974. Genesis, GS 1049 (LP) - #2, 40, 42, 25
[reissued 1992, Albany, TROY 070, ‘Past Futurists’, with #2, 40 & 42 only]
Verbit, Marthanne, 1992 Albany, TROY 071, ‘Valentines’ - #25 

Rolls, tapes, 78s (for a complete list, see Laurie Sampsel, Cyril Scott: A Bio-bibliography)
Bertram, Georg Telefunken A438 [also Ultraphon AP766] - #42
Bourne, Una HMV, B1647 - #90, 17/1, 48
Bourne, Una HMV, B1844 - #18/2, 18/4
Cuckston, Alan Swinsty FEW 1111 - #64
Davidovich, Bella USSR 030125 - #25/3
Fryer, Herbert Triphonola 50795/6 - #17/3, 20, 42
Gonvierre, Claude Sonabel 12003 - #16/1
Grainger, Percy Decca 24160 - #16/1 April 4, 1945
DuoArt 7252 - #16/1 1929
DuoArt 7217 [reissued Klavier KS121] - #40 1929
Decca 24160 - #42 Sept.24, 1945
Gruen, Rudolf Roycroft 170 - #42
Hambourg, Marc HMV B2635 [= HMV E6] - #75
HMV B4180 - #121
HMV C1790 - #88
Joyce, Eileen Parlophone E11333 / EMI EX291271-3 - #42, 40 Apr.14, 1937
[reissued 1999, Testament, 1174]
Niemann, Walter Triphonola 59094 - #41
Rohden, Anton Triphonola 59383 - #92
Scharrer, Irene HMV D84 - #42
Scott, Cyril Columbia 5435 [= Hupfeld 50835] - #13/3, 48 Feb.28, 1929
Columbia DB 41 - #29/3 Feb.28, 1929
DuoArt 01 - #28/2
DuoArt 05 - #65
DuoArt 06 - #29/2
DuoArt 07 [also Columbia DB41] - #75 Feb.2, 1930
DuoArt 08 - #74
DuoArt 0246 - #63
HMV B2894 - #40, 33/5 Oct.4, 1928
HMV B2895 [= DuoArt 64060, and Hupfeld 50836] - #42, 70 Oct.4, 1928
HMV B3315 - #16 Mar.1 & 27, 1929
Hupfeld 50837 - #21/2
Hupfeld 50838 - #47
Hupfeld 50839 [also Ampico 66321H] - #40 1926
Hupfeld 50840 - #45
Hupfeld 50842 - #7/4
Hupfeld 50843 - #7/1
Hupfeld 50844 - #44
Welte-Mignon 1696 - #40 c1927
Welte-Mignon 1697 [= Hupfeld 50841 + 50836] - #18/2, 42
Welte-Mignon 1698 - #90
A few of Scott’s rolls have been issued on LPs and CDs, as follows:
Allegro AL 39 [c1950], ‘Famous Composers Play Their Own Compositions’ [= Welte-Mignon 1696]
Royale 1402 [c1950], ‘An Hour of the Master Pianists’ [= Welte-Mignon 1696]
Recorded Treasures GCP 771 [= Welte-Mignon 1696, 1697 & 1698]
Bellaphon Records BR 690-07-021 [c1995], ‘Rarities, volume 2' [= Welte-Mignon 1696, 1697 & 1698]
Dutton Epoch, CDLX 7150 [2005] [= Columbia 5435, Columbia DB 41, HMV B 2894, & HMV B 2895]

Duo recordings
Grainger, Percy / Scott, Cyril. DuoArt 6514 - Symphonic Dance, Op.22/1, arr. Grainger 1922
[reissued Klavier KS102, KCD-11081, KCD-11086, and KCD-11095]
Lavender, John / Thwaites, Penelope. Pearl, SHE 9631 - Three Symphonic Dances, Op.22, arr. Grainger

Nettle, David / Markham, Richard. Carlton Classics, 30366 01052, ‘Nettle and Markham in England’
[also 1996, Innovative Music Productions, 6700172]
- #112
Smith, Cyril / Sellick, Phyllis. CLP 3641 (CSD 3641) - #48, arr. 2pf/3hands
Whittemore, Arthur / Lowe, James. Capitol SP8550 - #112 

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