List of compositions by Charles Villiers Stanford

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Stanford in 1921

This is a List of compositions by Charles Villiers Stanford.

Operas[edit]

  • Lorenza, Op. 55 (unpub.)
  • The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan (1881)
  • Savonarola (1884)
  • The Canterbury Pilgrims (1884)
  • Shamus O'Brien, Op. 61 (1896)
  • Christopher Patch, the Barber of Bath, Op. 69
  • Much Ado About Nothing, Op. 76a (1901)
  • The Critic, or An Opera Rehearsed, Op. 144 (1916)
  • The Travelling Companion, Op. 146 (produced 1925, posth.)
  • The Marriage of Hero (unpub.)
  • The Miner of Falun (Act I; unpub.)

Orchestral works[edit]

Symphonies[edit]

  • No. 1 in B flat major (1876)
  • No. 2 in D minor, "Elegiac" (1882)
  • No. 3 in F minor, "Irish", Op. 28 (1887)
  • No. 4 in F major, Op. 31 (1888) [1]
  • No. 5 in D major, "L'Allegro ed il Pensieroso", Op. 56 (1894)
  • No. 6 in E flat major, "In Memoriam G. F. Watts", Op. 94 (1905) [1]
  • No. 7 in D minor, Op. 124 (1911)

Concertos[edit]

  • Piano Concerto in B flat major, WoO (early- no. "0") (1874)[2][3]
  • Violin Concerto in D major, WoO (early, 1875) [2][3]
  • Cello Concerto in D minor, WoO (1879/1880) [2]
  • Suite in D for violin and orchestra, Op. 32
  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in G major, Op. 59
  • Concert Variations upon an English Theme "Down Among the Dead Men" for piano and orchestra in C minor, Op. 71
  • Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 74
  • Clarinet Concerto in A minor, Op. 80
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 126 (1911)
  • Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.162 (1918) [4]
  • Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 171 (1919; unfinished, orchestrated by Geoffrey Bush) [2]
  • Variations for violin and orchestra, Op, 180 (1921) [3]
  • Concert Piece for organ and orchestra, Op. 181 (1921) [3]

Irish Rhapsodies[edit]

  • Irish Rhapsody for orchestra No. 1 in D minor, Op. 78
  • Irish Rhapsody for orchestra No. 2 in F minor, Op. 84 ("The Lament for the Son of Ossian")
  • Irish Rhapsody for cello and orchestra No. 3, Op. 137
  • Irish Rhapsody for orchestra No. 4 in A minor, Op. 141 ("The Fisherman of Loch Neagh and what he saw")
  • Irish Rhapsody for orchestra No. 5 in G minor, Op. 147
  • Irish Rhapsody for violin and orchestra No. 6, Op. 191

Other orchestral works[edit]

Choral works[edit]

Anthems and motets[edit]

  • And I saw another Angel (Op. 37, No. 1)
  • Eternal Father (Op.135)
  • For lo, I raise up (Op. 145)
  • If thou shalt confess (Op. 37, No. 2)
  • 'How beauteous are thy feet' (published 1923)
  • The Lord is my Shepherd (composed 1886)
  • Three Latin Motets (Op. 38, 1905)
  • Why seek ye the living?
  • Engelberg (1904)

Services[edit]

  • Morning, Evening, and Communion services:
    • B flat major (Op. 10)
    • A major (Op. 12)
    • F major (Op. 36)
    • G major (Op. 81)
    • C major (Op. 115)
    • D major for Unison Choir (1923)
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis settings:
    • E flat major (1873; publ. 1996)
    • F major (Queens' Service) (1872; edited Ralph Woodward and publ. 1995)
    • on the 2nd and 3rd Gregorian Modes (1907)
    • A major (Op. 12)
    • B flat major (Op. 10)
    • C major (Op. 115)
    • G major (Op. 81)

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • On Time, Choral Song for unaccompanied double choir, Op. 142 Poem by John Milton
  • Magnificat in B flat major for unaccompanied double choir, Op. 164 (September 1918): dedicated to the memory of Parry
  • Pater Noster (1874)
  • 4 Part-Songs for SATB, Op. 47 (1892)
    • Soft, soft wind
    • Sing heigh ho
    • Airly Beacon
    • The Knight's tomb
  • Six Elizabethan Pastorals for SATB, Op. 49
    • To his flocks
    • Corydon, Arise!
    • Diaphenia
    • Sweet love for me
    • Damon's Passion
    • Phoebe
  • Six Elizabethan Pastorals for SATB (Second set), Op. 53
    • On a hill there grows a flower
    • Like Desert Woods
    • Praised be Diana
    • Cupid and Rosalind
    • O shady vales
    • The Shepherd Doron's jig
  • Six Elizabethan Pastorals for SATB (Third set), Op. 67
    • A carol for Christmas
    • The Shepherd's anthem
    • Shall we go dance?
    • Love in prayers
    • Of disdainful Daphne
    • Love's fire
  • Six Irish Folksongs for SATB, Op. 78
    • Oh! breathe not his name
    • What the bee is to the flow'ret
    • At the mid hour of night
    • The Sword of Erin
    • It is not the tear
    • Oh the sight entrancing
  • 4 Part-Songs, for Male Voices TTBB, Op. 106
    • Autumn Leaves
    • Love's Folly
    • To his flocks
    • Fair Phyllis
  • 4 Part-Songs, for SATB (also for SSAA) Op. 110
    • Valentine's Day
    • Dirge
    • The Fairies
    • Heraclitus
  • 3 Part-Songs, for SATB Op. 111
    • A Lover's Ditty
    • The Praise of Spring
    • The Patient Lover
  • 8 Part-Songs for SATB, Op. 119 (to poems by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge)
    • The Witch
    • Farewell, my joy
    • The Blue Bird
    • The Train
    • The Inkbottle
    • The Swallow
    • Chillingham
    • My heart in thine

Works for choir and orchestra[edit]

  • The Resurrection, for tenor, choir and orchestra (1875) (Words by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock)
  • Elegiac Ode, Op. 21 (1884), words from When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd by Walt Whitman
  • The Revenge, a ballad of the fleet, Op. 24 (1886) Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Mass in G major, Op. 46
  • Requiem, Op. 63 (1896) [1]
  • Te Deum, Op. 66 (1898; written for the Leeds Festival)
  • Songs of the Sea for solo baritone, choir (mixed or men's voices) ad lib. and orchestra, Op. 91 (words by Henry Newbolt)
  • Stabat Mater, "Symphonic Cantata" for solo soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass, choir and orchestra, Op. 96 (1906)
  • Song to the Soul, for choir and orchestra, Op. 97b (1913) (words by Walt Whitman)
  • Songs of the Fleet for solo baritone, SATB and orchestra, Op. 117 (words by Henry Newbolt)
  • At the Abbey Gate, cantata for solo baritone, SATB and orchestra, Op. 177 (1921)

Songs for solo voice(s) and piano[edit]

  • Six Songs (Op. 19)
  • 3 Songs to poems by Robert Bridges (Op. 43)
  • A Cycle of (9) Songs from The Princess of Alfred, Lord Tennyson for Quartet of solo voices (SATB) and piano (Op. 68)
  • An Irish Idyll in Six Miniatures, words by Moira O'Neill (Op. 77)
  • Songs of Faith Set 1 (Tennyson) (Op. 97, 1-3)
  • Songs of Faith Set 2 (Walt Whitman) (Op. 97, 4-6)
  • A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster: 6 songs to words by Winifred Mary Letts (Op. 140)
  • Crossing the bar Words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • La belle dame sans merci, poem by John Keats
  • A Corsican Dirge, poem translated from the Corsican by Alma Strettell
  • Prospice, poem by Robert Browning
  • The Milkmaid's song and The Lute Song, poems from "Queen Mary" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • To Carnations, poem by Robert Herrick
  • Why so pale?, poem by Sir John Suckling

Chamber Music[edit]

  • String quartets
    • No. 1 in G major, Op. 44 (1891)
    • No. 2 in A minor, Op. 45 (1891)
    • No. 3 in D minor, Op. 64 (1897)
    • No. 4 in G minor, Op. 99 (1907)
    • No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 104 (1908)
    • No. 6 in A minor, Op. 122 (1910)
    • No. 7 in C minor, Op. 166 (1919)
    • No. 8 in E minor, Op. 167 (1919)
  • Other works for string ensemble
  • Piano trios
    • No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 35 (1889)
    • No. 2 in G minor, Op. 73 (1899)
    • No. 3 in A "Per aspera ad astra", Op. 158 (1918)[5]
  • Works for violin and piano
    • Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 11 (1880)
    • Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 70 (1898)
    • Sonata No. 3, Op. 165 (1919)
    • Legend, WoO (1893)
    • Irish Fantasies, Op. 54 (1894)
    • Five Characteristic Pieces, Op. 93 (1905)
    • Six Irish Sketches, Op. 154 (1917)
    • Six Easy Pieces, Op. 155 (1917)
    • Five Bagatelles, Op. 183 (1921)
  • Other works for solo instrument and piano
    • Sonata No. 1 in A major for violoncello & piano, Op. 9 (1878)
    • Sonata No. 2 in D minor for violoncello & piano, Op. 39 (1893)
    • Three Intermezzi for clarinet & piano, Op. 13 (1880)
    • Sonata for clarinet (or viola) & piano, Op. 129 (1912)
  • Other works for strings and piano
  • Serenade in F major for Nonet, Op. 95 (1906)
  • Fantasy No. 1 in G minor for clarinet & string quartet, WoO (1921)
  • Fantasy No. 2 in F major for clarinet & string quartet, WoO (1922)
  • Phantasy for horn & string quartet in A minor, WoO (1922)

Piano Music[edit]

  • Toccata in C Major, Op. 3
  • Three 'Dante' Rhapsodies, Op. 92
  • Six Characteristic Pieces, Op. 132
  • 24 Preludes in all the keys, Set I, Op. 163
  • Ballade, Op. 170
  • 24 Preludes in all the keys, Set II, Op. 179

Organ Music[edit]

  • Chorale Preludes (8)
  • Chorale Preludes, Op. 182
  • Fantasia and Toccata, Op. 57 (1894, revised 1917)
  • Fantasie on Intercessor, Op. 187
  • Four Intermezzi
  • Idyl and Fantasia, Op. 121
  • Intermezzo on Londonderry Air, Op. 189
  • Prelude and Fugue in E minor
  • Quasi una Fantasia (1921)
  • Six Occasional Preludes, 2 books
  • Six Preludes, Op. 88
  • Six Short Preludes and Postludes, Op. 101
  • Six Short Preludes and Postludes, Op. 105
    • On a theme of Orlando Gibbons Song 34: The Angels' Song
    • On a theme of Orlando Gibbons Song 22:
    • Lento
    • On a theme of Orlando Gibbons Song 24:
    • Trio
    • Allegro
  • Sonata No. 1, Op. 149 (1917)
  • Sonata "Eroica" No. 2, Op. 151 (1917)
  • Sonata "Britannica" No. 3, Op. 152 (1918)
  • Sonata "Celtica" No. 4, Op. 153 (1920)
  • Sonata "Quasi Una Fantasia" No. 5, Op. 159 (1921)
  • Te Deum Laudamus Fantasy
  • Three Preludes and Fugues, Op. 93 (1923)
  • Toccata and Fugue in D minor (1907)
  • Fantasie and Fugue in D minor, Op. 103 (1907)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Howell, Christopher (1997). "Stanford and Musical Quotation". MusicWeb International. Retrieved 2007-03-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d France, John (August 2007). "STANFORD Cello Concerto, Piano Concerto No. 3 SRCD321: Classical CD Reviews". MusicWeb International. Retrieved 2007-08-08. 
  3. ^ a b c d Dibble, Jeremy (2002). Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician. Oxford University Press. 
  4. ^ OCLC 270569607
  5. ^ "Downloadable Score of Stanford 3rd Trio". Augener Ltd. 1918. hdl:1802/2054.