List of compositions by George Whitefield Chadwick

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George W. Chadwick

This is a list of compositions by the American composer George Whitefield Chadwick (1854–1931).

Stage[edit]

  • The Peer and the Pauper (comic operetta, 2, R. Grant), 1884, unperformed
  • A Quiet Lodging (operetta, 2, A. Bates), Boston, 1 April 1892
  • Tabasco (burlesque op, 2, R.A. Barnet), 1893–4, Boston, Tremont, 29 Jan 1894 (includes material from The Peer and The Pauper)
  • Judith (lyric drama, 3, W.C. Langdon, after scenario by Chadwick), concert performance, Worcester, MA, 23 Sept 1901
  • Everywoman (incid music, W. Browne), New York, Herald Square, 1911
  • The Padrone (tragic op, 2, D. Stevens, after scenario by Chadwick), 1912, unperformed
  • Love’s Sacrifice (pastoral op, 1, Stevens), 1916–17, Chicago, 1 Feb 1923
  • Choral-orchestral
  • Dedication Ode (H.B. Carpenter), S, A, T, B, SATB, orchestra, 1883
  • Noël (Boston, 1888)
  • Lovely Rosabelle (W. Scott), S, T, SATB, orchestra, 1889
  • The Pilgrims (F.D. Hemans), SATB, orchestra, 1890
  • Phoenix expirans (cant., Lat. hymn), S, A, T, B, SATB, orchestra, 1891
  • Ode for the Opening of the Chicago World’s Fair (H. Monroe), S, T, SATB, wind ens, orchestra, 1892
  • The Lily Nymph (Bates), S, T, B, B, SATB, orchestra, 1894–5
  • Ecce jam noctis (J.G. Parker, after St Gregory), male vv, org, orchestra, 1897
  • Noël (various texts), pastoral, solo vv, SATB, orchestra, 1907–8
  • 37 anthems
  • 19 choruses, male vv
  • 20 choruses, female vv

Instrumental[edit]

Orchestral[edit]

  • Rip Van Winkle, ov., 1879
  • Symphony no.1, C, 1881
  • Thalia, ov., 1882
  • Symphony no.2, B♭, 1883–5
  • The Miller’s Daughter, ov., 1886
  • Melpomene, dramatic ov., 1887
  • Pastorale Prelude, 1890
  • Serenade, F, str, 1890
  • Symphony no.3, F, 1893–4
  • Tabasco March, band/orchestra, 1894
  • Symphonic Sketches, suite, A, 1895–1904
  • Adonais, ov., 1899
  • Euterpe, ov., 1903
  • Cleopatra, sym. poem, 1904
  • Sinfonietta, D, 1904
  • Suite symphonique, E♭, 1905–9
  • Theme, Variations and Fugue, org, orchestra, 1908
  • Aphrodite, symphonic fantasy, 1910–11
  • Tam O’Shanter, symphonic ballad, 1914–15
  • Angel of Death, symphonic poem, 1917–18
  • Elegy, 1920
  • Anniversary Ov., ?1922
  • 3 pezzi, 1923

Chamber[edit]

  • String Quartet no.1, g, 1877?
  • String Quartet no.2, C, 1878
  • String Quartet no.3, D, 1885
  • Piano Quintet, E-flat, 1887
  • String Quartet no.4, e, 1896
  • String Quartet no.5, d, 1898
  • 30 piano pieces
  • 8 organ pieces

Songs[edit]

Solo Voice and Orchestra[edit]

  • Lochinvar (W. Scott), Bar, orchestra, 1896
  • A Ballad of Trees and the Master (S. Lanier), low/medium v, orchestra, 1899, also version for voice and piano
  • Aghadoe (ballad, J. Todhunter), A, orchestra, 1910
  • The Curfew (H. Longfellow), low/medium v, orchestra, 1914?
  • The Voice of Philomel (D. Stevens), 1914?
  • The Fighting Men (M.A. DeWolfe Howe) (1918)
  • Joshua (humorous song, R.D. Ware), 1919?
  • Drake’s Drum (H. Newbold), low/medium v, orchestra, 1920?

Solo Voice and Piano[edit]

  • 128 songs incl. 6 Songs, op.14 (Boston, 1885) [incl. The Danza (A. Bates)]
  • 3 Ballads (Boston, 1889)
  • Bedouin Love Song (B. Taylor) (Boston, 1890)
  • 12 Songs of Brittany (Bates), arr. and harmonized (Boston, 1890)
  • A Flower Cycle (Bates), 12 songs (Boston, 1892)
  • 12 Lyrics from Told in the Gate (Boston, Bates) (1897)
  • 4 Irish Songs (Boston, 1910)
  • 5 Songs (Stevens) (New York, 1914)
  • 3 Nautical Songs (Ware, H. Newbolt, A. Conan Doyle) (Boston, 1920)

External links[edit]

Sebastiaan Geijtenbeek, George Whitefield Chadwick: List of Works