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Robin Milford - List of Works

Catalogue of Published Works - compiled by Peter Hunter
P = Published (name of current publisher) U = Unpublished (place of availablity) O = Out of Print (name of original publisher and place of availability) L = Lost. Bod = Bodleian, MM = Marion Milford, PH = Peter Hunter, WCL = Westminster Central Library), RUL = Reading University Library, * = published in A Book of Songs (Thames)

Solo Songs:
Three Songs of the Moors (1924)
(i) The Gipsy Girl P (Banks)
(ii) The Moor O (OUP, PH))
(iii) Meg Merrilies P (Banks)

The Fiddler of Dooney (1925) P (Banks)

On His Mistress (1925) O (OUP, PH)

Four Miniature Songs (1927) O (OUP, Bod)
(i) The Brown Bowl
(ii) A Child's Grace
(iii) One Man Shall Mow My Meadow
(iv) Cock Robin's Courting

Old Age (1928) O (OUP, PH)

Daybreak* (1930) P (Thames)

Four songs with Piano Accompaniment (1933)
(i) So Sweet Love Seemed* P (Thames)
(ii) Elegy O (Novello, PH)
(iii) Laus Deo P (Banks)
(iv) Love On My Heart* P (Thames)

Cradle Song* (1935) P (Thames)

Four Seasonable Songs (1936)
(i) Spring. Reeds of Innocence L
(ii) Summer. Pleasure It Is P (Thames)
(iii) Autumn. Late Leaves P (Thames)
(iv) Winter. This Endris Night* P (Thames)

Four Hardy Songs (1938)
(i) To Sincerity O (OUP, PH)
(ii) The Colour* P (Thames)
(iii) If It's Ever Spring Again* P (Thames)
(iv) Tolerance* P (Thames)

The Pink Frock* (1938) P (Thames)

I Will Not Let Thee Go (1939) O (OUP, PH, WCL)

Unpublished Songs
In Tenebris (1940) U (PH)
(i) In Tenebris
(ii) Why Art Thou Silent?
(iii) Wessex Heights

Swan Songs (1948-51) U (PH)
(i) Song of St. Mary the Virgin
(ii) The Song of Simeon
(iii) Idleness
(iv) Christmas Day
(v) In Cornwall
(vi) Expectans Expectavi
(vii) The Holy Table
(viii) The Glance
(ix) Sleep

Choral Works:
A Prophet in the Land (Oratorio) O (WCL, PH)
Psalm 23 (from A Prophet in the Land - SSA) P (Banks)
Pilgrim's Progress - Oratorio O (WCL?, PH)
Four Heavenly Songs P (Cathedral Music)
Mass for Five Voices (SSATB) P (Cathedral)
Rain, Wind and Sunshine (Upper Voices)-Separate copies P (Banks)
Rain, Wind and Sunshine (Upper Voices)-Original edition O (OUP, PH)
The Passing Year (Rain, Wind and Sunshine - 4 Voices) P (Chiltern Music)
Songs of Escape P (Cathedral)
Lord Let Me Know My End (Tenor solo+SATB, from Songs Of Escape) P (Cathedral)
Lord Let Me Know My End (SATB, from Songs Of Escape) P (Banks)
Hear My Prayer (Solo bass, SATBdiv) P (Cathedral)
God Be In My Head (SATB) P (Cathedral)
God Be In My Head (SATB) P (Banks)
Litany To The Holy Spirit (SATB) P (Lengnick)
This Year - Next Year (Upper Voices) O (OUP, PH)
The Shoemaker (A Children's Christmas Opera) - Original O (OUP, PH)
The Shoemaker - Separate songs P (Banks)
Easter Morning from No 1 of Two Short Cantatas (Women's Voices) P (OUP)
Songs for Unbroken Voices P (Banks)
Up To Those Bright and Gladsome Hills (TTBB) P (Banks)
Te Deum Laudamus (Unis with Opt Descant) P (Banks)
Two Songs (TBarT) P (Banks)
Rutterkin (TTBB) P (Banks)
Rutterkin (TBarB) P (Banks)
Parson Hogg (TbarB) P (Banks)
By The Waters Of Babylon (Tenor and Bass, Organ) P (Banks)
A Benedicite (TTBB) P (Banks)
Two Anthems (TTBB) P (Banks)
Psalm 121 (4 solo voices, SATB) P (Lengnick)
Personent Hodie (2pt) P (Banks)
The Lord's Prayer (2pt) P (Banks)
It Was A lover And His Lass (SATB) P (Banks)
Laus Deo (Unison) - original for solo voice and piano P (Banks)
In Youth Is Pleasure (Unis) P (Banks)
Hymn To God The Father (Solo treble, SATB) P (Banks)
Hear Me O God (2pt) P (Banks)
The Gipsy Girl (Unison) P (Banks)
The Fiddler of Dooney (Unison)- original for solo voice/piano P (OUP)
The Fiddler of Dooney (Unison)- original for solo voice/piano P (Banks)
Seven Descant Carols P (Banks)
Days and Moments (Solo voices, alto choir, strings:Hire only P (Peters)
The Daffodils (2pt) P (Banks)
Fifteen Christmas Carols For Unbroken Voices P (Banks)
Carol (SATB) P (Banks)
Birds That Sing On Autumn Eves (SATB) P (Banks)
A Benedicite (SATB arrangement of the above) P (Banks)
Ballett (SATB) P (Banks)
April 1885 (SATB) P (Banks)

Piano Works:
Selection Vol 1 P (Forsyth)
Selection Vol 2 (PF/PF- 4 hands) P (Forsyth)
Two Easy Duets O? (OUP, PH)
Three Sea Pieces O? (Forsyth, PH)
A Fairy Revel in a Forest O? (Forsyth, PH)
Winter Sketches O? (OUP, PH)
Incidental Music to 'Peter, the Pied
Piper' O? (OUP, PH)

Organ Works:
Prelude in the Manner of a Passacaglia O (Hinrichsen, PH)
Seven Seasonable Sketches O (Novello, PH)
Chorale Prelude on 'Rockingham' O (OUP, MM)
Chorale Prelude on 'Hanover' O (OUP, MM)
Come, All You Worthy Gentlemen P (Novello)
In Dulci Jubilo P (Novello)
Three Christmas Pieces P (Cathedral Music)
Three Pastorals O (OUP, PH)
Two Short Pieces O (OUP, PH)
Seven Simple Pieces O (OUP, PH)
Prelude on St Columba O (OUP, PH)

Suite for Oboe and Strings O (OUP, PH)
Miniature String Quartet (or Miniature
Concerto for String Orchestra) O (OUP, PH)
Elegy for String Orchestra O (OUP, RUL-Hire only)
Elegiac Meditation for viola and orchestra O (OUP, RUL-Hire only)
Fishing By Moonlight for Piano/harpsichord and orchestra O (Hinrichsen, RUL-Hire only)
Sir Walter's Overture O (OUP, RUL) Idyll - Under the Greenwood Tree (Violin and orchestra) O (OUP, Bod)
The Darkling Thrush (Violin and Orchestra) O (OUP, Bod)

Solo Instrument and Piano:
Idyll - Under the Greenwood Tree for violin O (OUP, PH/MM)
The Darkling Thrush for violin O (OUP, PH)
Threne for cello O (OUP, PH)
Sonata for flute P (Thames)
Sonata for clarinet P (Thames)
Sonatina in F P (OUP)
Christmas Pastoral (Recorder and piano) P (OUP)
Three Airs (Recorder/Flute and piano) P (OUP)

List compiled by Martin Anderson from the book by Ian Copley
Works for orchestra
Double Fugue, Op. 10 (1926)
Sir Walter’s Overture, Op. 27 (pre 1933)
First Symphony, Op. 34 (1933) – scoring: 2(1).2.2.2 / / timps, BD / strings
Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 47 (1937) – scoring (1 ad lib) / / timps / strings
Overture for a Celebration, Op. 103a (c. 1954)
Shakespeare Studies: Four Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 108 (1956) – scoring 2 (1).2.2.2 / / timps, SD, tri., cymb. / harp / strings

Works for small orchestra

The Darkling Thrush, Op. 17, for violin and small orchestra (pre 1930)
Mr. Ben Jonson’s Pleasure and Mr. John Peel passes by, op. 19e, for flute, strings and piano
Concerto grosso, Op. 46, for flute, clarinet, bassoon, two horns and strings (1936)
Concertino, Op. 20, for harpsichord and strings (rev. 1953)
Three Christmas Pieces, Op. 19, for flute, oboe, horn, organ and strings (1930)
Suite for oboe and strings (1924)
Pastoral Fantasy, Op. 23, for small orchestra with violin solo (1930)
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op. 26, for piano and strings
Ariel, Op. 54, prelude for small orchestra
Funeral Music to the memory of an old pupil, Op. 68, for strings, organ and timpani (1944)
Arrangement for flute and strings of slow movement of Flute Sonata in C, Op. 69 (1944)
Dances from the ballet The Snow Queen, Op. 78, for small orchestra (1946, orch. 1949–50)
Badminton Pavan, Op. 88, for small orchestra (1947–48)
Festival Suite, Op. 97, for strings (1950)
A Three Piece Suite, Op. 104a, for piano and strings (1956)
Concertino in E, Op. 106, for piano and strings (1955) – wasn’t this the work on Peacock Pie?
Shakespeare Studies, Op. 108, for strings with oboe (1956)
Rhapsody, Op. 133, for strings with solo violin (1936, rev. 1959)

Works for orchestra and chorus

A Prophet in the Land, oratorio, Op. 21, STB soloists, chorus and orchestra (1931)
The Pilgrim’s Progress, Op. 29 for TrTB soli, chorus and orch (1932)
Four Heavenly Songs, Op. 30, for tenor, chorus and orch (1932)
Drake’s Chair, Op. 39, for baritone, chorus and orch (1936)
Triptych, Op. 52, for two narrators, orchestra and small choir (1939–49)

Chamber music

Miniature String Quartet in A, Op. 5
Phantasy Quintet, Op. 33, for clarinet and strings
Miniature String Quartet in G, Op. 35
Four Pieces, Op. 42, for viola and piano
Idyll: Under the Greenwood Tree, Op. 57, for violin and piano
Sonata in C, Op. 69a, for flute and piano
The Jackdaw of Rheims, Op. 72, ballet for two violins, piano duet and percussion
Fantasia in B minor, Op. 74, for string quartet
Sonata in D, Op. 77, for violin and piano
Suite of Dances from the Snow Queen Ballet, Op. 78, for flute, recorder, two violins, viola, piano and percussion
Threne, Op. 81, for cello and piano
Trio in F major, Op. 87, for Clarinet, cello and piano
Lyrical Movement, Op. 89, for clarinet and piano
Prelude, Op. 92, for violin, cello and piano
Trio in E minor, Op. 93, for two violins and piano
Suite in D, Op. 95, for quartet of bamboo pipes
A Simple Suite, Op. 95a, for string quartet
Suite, Op. 104, for flute and piano
A Three Piece Suite, Op. 104a, for piano quintet (consists of three movement from the preceding work)
Sonatina in F, Op. 107, for treble recorder (or flute) and piano
Three Airs, Op. 109, for treble recorder (or flute) and piano
Christmas Pastoral, Op. 111, for treble recorder and piano

Piano music

Three Sea Pieces, Op. 1
A Fairy Revel in a Forest, Op. 2 (suite)
My Lady’s Pleasure, Op. 9 (suite)
Sir Nicholas’ Caper, Op. 16a
Various Pieces for Piano, Op. 22 (seven items)
Jennfier’s Jingle, Op. 25a
Prelude, Air and Finale, Op. 41 (‘on a well-known mordent’)
Waltz, Op. 57b
Diversions, Op. 49
Littlejoy, Op. 53b (suite)
A Tune for Maundy Thursday, Op. 58a
The Yellow Leaves, op. 80a
Winter Sketches, Op. 90
Minuet in B flat, op. 111b

Piano duet (*) / Two Pianos (**)

*Overture, Op. 8a (from Suite in D minor for oboe and strings)
*Three Christmas Pieces, Op. 19
*Two Easy Duets, Op. 19d
* and ** Lullaby, Op. 56
* The Jackdaw of Rheims, Op. 72, ballet for two violins, piano duet and percussion
** Sarabande and Fugato, Op. 91
** Fishing by Moonlight, Op. 96
** Overture for a Celebration, op. 103a


Two Sea Preludes, Op. 7
Two Chorale Preludes, Op. 14
Three Christmas Pieces, Op. 19a
Mr Ben Jonson’s Pleasure, Op. 19f
Adagio, Op. 35a
Two Short Pieces, Op. 43
Three Pastorals, Op. 58
Easter Meditations Nos. 1–6, Opp. 64, 65, 71 and 82
A Christmas Tune, Op. 75
Adagietto, Op. 78a
Richmond: A Tune for Organ, Op. 79
Prelude in the Manner of a Passacaglia, Op. 79a
Two Harvest Meditations, Op. 85
Seven Seasonable Sketches, Op. 110
Prelude on ‘O Filii et Filiae’, Op. 114
Choral Preludes, Op. 114a
Chorale Prelude on Rockingham, Op. 115

This list excludes vocal works



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