List of compositions by Constant Lambert

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This is a list of musical works written by Constant Lambert:

Ballets[edit]

  • Prize-fight (1 act), 1923–4, London, FP 6 March 1924, rev. 1925, 1927, unpubd.
  • Mr Bear Squash-You-All-Flat (1 act; based on a Russian children's tale), 1923–4, FP Manchester, 22 June 1979, unpubd
  • Adam and Eve (suite dansée), 1924–5, FP London, 6 June 1932, rev. 1932, unpubd
  • Romeo and Juliet (2 tableaux), 1924–5, FP Monte Carlo, 4 May 1926 [based on Adam and Eve]
  • Pomona (1 act), 1926, FP as a Divertimento 16 November 1926; FP as a ballet Buenos Aires, 9 Sept 1927 [incl. material from Adam and Eve]
  • Horoscope (1 act), 1937, FP London, 27 January 1938
  • Tiresias (3 scenes), 1950–51, FP London, 9 July 1951, unpubd

Incidental music[edit]

Orchestral[edit]

  • Green Fire, rhapsody, ? 1923, unpubd, score probably lost; FP 28 June 1923
  • The Bird Actors, overture, 1925, FP 5 July 1931; reorchestrated 1927, unpubd [originally for pf 4 hands]
  • Champêtre, chamber orch, 1926, unpubd in original form [used as Intrada of Pomona; arr. as Pastorale, pf]
  • Elegiac Blues, 1927 [arr. pf]
  • Music for Orchestra, 1927; FP 14 June 1929; dedicated to Lord Berners
  • Aubade héroïque, 1942; FP 21 February 1943; dedicated to Ralph Vaughan Williams on his 70th birthday
  • Caprice péruvien, orchestra (on themes by Lord Berners from Le carrosse du St Sacrement)

Concertante[edit]

  • Concerto for piano, 2 trumpets, timpani and strings, 1924, unpubd
  • Concerto for piano and 9 players, 1930–31; FP 18 December 1931; Arthur Benjamin, piano, conducted by the composer; dedicated to Peter Warlock
  • see also Arrangements: Concerto for piano and small orchestra (an arrangement of organ concertos by George Frideric Handel)
  • see also: Vocal and choral: The Rio Grande

Film scores[edit]

Piano[edit]

  • Alla Marcia, ?1925 [incl. in Romeo and Juliet]
  • Overture, pf duet, 1925, unpubd [see Orchestra: The Bird Actors]
  • Suite in 3 Movements, 1925, unpubd; FP 19 March 1925
  • Tema, ? 1925, unpubd.
  • Pastorale, 1926, unpubd.
  • Elegiac Blues, 1927
  • Sonata, 1928–9; FP 30 October 1929
  • Elegy, 1938
  • Trois pièces nègres pour les touches blanches, 4 hands, 1949; FP 17 May 1949; dedicated to Edward Clark

Vocal and choral[edit]

Arrangements[edit]

Editions[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]