Score: Beuty Bright Item
c. 1978Beauty Bright is a musical setting of words by William Blake, written for 2 voices (soprano?) and piano. Accompanying this copy of the lullaby are two letters, both from Virginia (Rushton). The first (12th July 1978) is requesting a copy of the piece to play at a charity event for LIFE later that year, and the second (13th October 1978) is thanking Tate for sending the piece, with amendments, for the concert.
Score: All the World's a Stage Item
1978All the World's a Stage is a piece based on the words of William Shakespear.This item includesa full score of hire material which has attached to it programme notes, a lyric sheet, and a note about instrumentation. It was commissioned by the Eastern Arts Association. It was written for choir (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) and full orchestra: flute1+2, piccolo, oboe 1+2, clarinets 1+2, bassoons 1+2, horns 1-4, trumpets 1+2, trombones 1+2, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, tuned percussion, cymbals, violins 1+2, violas, cellos and basses.
Score: Cradle Song Item
1978There are two photocopies of Cradle Song, which was based on a poem by William Blake. Written for full choir (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).
Score: Scenes Trom Tyneside Item
1978Scenes From Tyneside is a work based on Northumbrian folk songs. It was originally written for the Syrinx Trio with financial assistance from Northern Arts.There are 6 'scenes': I- The Sandgate Lass's Lament, II- Gan To The Kye Wi'Me, III- Elsie Marley, IV- Of All The Youths, V- Died Of Love, VI- The Quayside Shaver.This item includesa handwritten score with amendments, a printed clarinet part, handwritten transparencies, lyric sheets, printed transparencies with listed corrections and printed copies of the folk songs being rewritten. It was composed for mezzo soprano, clarinet and piano.
Score: Vagaries, Poems for my Children Item
1979"Vagaries", 'Whimsical or Extravagant Notions' is a musical setting of a selection of poems by Thomas Miller. It consists of 4 movements: I- Child and Mother, II- The Poor London Girl, III- The Water-Cress Seller, IV- The Cradle Song.This item includesa complete handwritten score with amendments, copies of the original poems used, and a clean score. It was written for mezzo, harmonium and electric organ.
Score: London Fields Item
1958London Fields was comissioned by the BBC for the Light Music Festival of 1958. It is written for full orchestra (+harp) and is unpublished.
Score: Divertimento Item
1979-1980Divertimento is a piece thought to be consisting of 3 movements. The first movement is missing from this item but there are versions of movement II- Serenade and movement III- Rondo Capriccioso.This item includes a clean score, a rough score (both incomplete) and transparencies. It was composed for flute, viola and guitar.
Score: Compassion Item
c.1980Compassion is a large work which was commissioned by the Arts Council of Great Britain to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Free Hospital. Using words from a poem by Ursula Vaughan Williams, the piece is written for a large orchestra, choir, and two vocal soloists. Instrumentation includes: Flute 1&2, Oboe 1&2, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoons 1&2, Horns 1&2, Trumpets 1&2, Timpani (x2), percussion, Soprano Solo, Contralto Solo, Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, Basses, Violin 1&2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Score: The Ballad of Reading Gaol Item
1980The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a musical setting of the poem by Oscar Wilde. There are 3 printed copies of the full score, an individual cello part, a rough score with accompanying documents detailing program notes, premiere information and her copy of Wilde's poem, and 2 sets of transparencies. Written for baritone, cello and organ (previously chamber organ in rough copies).
Score: Three Pieces (for solo clarinet) Item
1980Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet consists of I- Promenade, II- Canzonetta, III- Dance. This item includes a rough copy of the score, a full score with corrections and a photocopy of the score with corrections. Scored for solo clarinet.