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published works of Martin Shaw
Shaw kept a log book, in his own handwriting,
which listed almost everything he
had published. It is not quite complete;
the following list is based on it
but includes a few things which he
forgot to mention and certain other
publications which for the sake of
completeness it seems right to mention.
A few minor and occasional derivatives
from Songs of Praise are omitted.
The order is, so far as can be ascertained,
chronological; the assignment ofworks
to years, in any case, can be trusted.
EH The English
Hymnal P.D. Percy Dearmer
Shaw R.V.W. Ralph Vaughan Williams
Oxford Book of Carols SP Songs of
MT Musical Times
Friendly Society OUP Oxford University
items are arrangements or reissues
of works already listed
(some works cannot be dated precisely)
'Berceuse' (Diana Gardner), c. 1898.
in D minor for violin. N
and Nunc Dimittis in C. Williams
in G for piano. Lengnick
'Mad Bess' (arr from Purcell). Williams
in F for piano. Lengnick
'E'en as a lovely flower' (Heine).
in F for piano. Lengnick
'The Song ofthe Palanquin bearers',
1898. The Page
10 Two part-songs
for female voices, Jan 1904. N
(Jonson); 'Over the mountains' (trad)
two-part songs for female voices,
July 1904. Williams
escape'; 'Weep you no more'; 'The
Jolly shepherd' (all Elizabethan)
12 Te Deum
in C, Jan 1906. OUP
preludes and incidental music to
The Soul of the World (Mabel Dearmer).
of Britain. Boosey
'England, my England' (Henley).
16 The English
Carol Book (ed, with P.D.), 1st
edn 1913. Mowbray
ofCallicles' (Matthew Arnold) for
three-part female voices. Williams
'The Cavalier's escape' (Thornbury),
1914. Stainer & Bell
Rabbit and Mr Fox, a musical frolic
in five sections (book by Mabel
20 A modal
setting of the Communion Service.
21 Six Songs
of War. Boosey
song of the fleet at sea' (Stella
Callaghan); 'Called up' (Dudley
Clark); 'England for Flanders' (C.
(C. W. Brodribb); 'Carillons' (D.
Bonnard, translated); 'Venizel'
(W. A. Short)
Suck-a-Thumb' (in Struwwelpeter
set by G.S.). C
setting of'God save the King'. C
song: 'Cuckoo' (trad, 2nd verse
by M.S.). C
'Clare's brigade' (S. Gwynn, Freeman
's Journal, 10 April 1915). OUP
pastorals for soprano and contralto.
guy'; 'Lubin'; 'Sylvia sleeps';
'Sylvia wakes' (all G. Darley)
for organ of Tallis's funeral music
(with G.S.). C
Time, a book of rhymes, songs, games,
hymns and other music for all occasions
in a child's life (with P.D.). C
Tunes and Settings in use at St
Mary's, Primrose Hill, NW, reprinted
1916, 1917, then see No.53. C
things bright and beautiful' ('Royal
and Evening Service in E flat. C
eyes have seen the glory' (The Treasury,
Dec 1915). C 1916
for 'The Pedlar' (Shakespeare):
six songs, two dances. Evans
Communion Service, with organ accompaniment,
'Why do the bells.. .' (E. Field,
The Teacher's World, 25 Oct 1916),
song: 'Ships of Yule', Dec. Evans
37 The Tenor
Tune Book [under 1916 in log book].
38 'A Nursery
singsong' (Rossetti), July. C
two-part songs for sc, July. C
greenwood tree'; 'Sigh no more'
(Shakespeare); 'Trip and go' (trad)
'Orange and green' (arr of'Lilliburlero',
words by A. P. Graves), Sept. C
'Bird or Beast' (Rossetti), Nov.
'Easter carol' (Rossetti), Nov.
'The land of heart's desire' (Yeats),
'Over the sea' (Rossetti), Nov.
'Summer' (Rossetti), Nov. C
of 'The Song of the Palanquin bearers'
'Serenade' (D. Gardner), April.
47 'An Anglican
folk mass', April. C
48 Two songs
from Alice in Wonderland (Carroll),
old, Father William'; 'Will you
walk a little faster?'
song: 'The Bird of God' (Kingsley),
song: 'The Frogge and the mouse'
(Deuteromelia), June. C
British marches for schools, arranged
for piano, Sept. Evans
to Play: 'Fools and Fairies', from
Shakespeare, Sept. Evans
kindergarten', from Song Time (No.28),
Tunes &c (as No.29), enlarged
edn, Jan. C
'Refrain' (A. S. Cripps), Jan. Rogers
'Love pagan' (A. S. Cripps), Feb.
'Down by the Salley Gardens' Yeats),
'Pity poor fighting men' (Kipling),
'Brookland Road' (Kipling), Feb.
'The Eggshell' (Kipling), Feb. C
'Old Mother Laidinwool' (Kipling),
'Heffle cuckoo fair', Feb. C
'The Bubble song' (M. Dearmer),
63 The Motherland
Song Book (edited & arr), Feb.
Stainer & Bell
'Child ofthe flowing tide' (G. Dearmer),
65 'A Simple
Te Deum and Benedictus'. C
'Stave of Roving Tim'. (Meredith).
'Bab-Lock-Hythe' (L. Binyon). C
68 The English
Carol Book, Vol.II (with P.D.).
'The Knight's song' (Lyon). Enoch
'Love me, I love you' (Rossetti).
'Charity' (Rossetti). C
'Lullaby' (Rossetti). C
'The Ferryman' (Rossetti). C
Days, ten English tunes arranged
for piano. Rogers
'Up the airy mountain', two-part
(W. Allingham). Augener
'Invictus' (Henley). C
'0 Falmouth is a fine town' (Henley).
78 'A Parish
Communion Service'. C
79 The Motherland
Song Book, Vol.II (with G.S.): sea
songs. Stainer & Bell
of Nations Song Book (with P.D.).
Stainer & Bell
Book (with P.D.). SPCK
'Dear Lord and Father of mankind'
('Sawyers', SP 34). C
Tune Book (ed, with G.S. & others),
Book II. Faith Press
84 Te Deum
and Benedictus in F. SPCK
and Nunc Dimittis in D. SPCK
'Annabel Lee' (Poe). Cr
'When daisies pied' (Shakespeare).
88 The Principles
of Church Music Composition. Musical
'The Merry wanderer' (Shakespeare).
'Full fathom five' (Shakespeare).
'I know a bank' (Shakespeare). Cr
'Blow, blow, thou winter wind' (Shakespeare).
song: 'The Cockyolly song' (M. Dearmer).
song: 'Butterflies' (M. Dearmer).
song: 'Croakle and Quackle' (Darnley).
'Old clothes and fine clothes' (John
97 Two songs
of spring. Boosey
softly falling rain' (S. M. Ruegg);
'The Herald' (G. Dearmer)
Selected Songs of Britain (with
F. Kidson). Boosey
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