List of compositions by Hubert Parry

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Hubert Parry c. 1916

This is a list of compositions by the English composer Hubert Parry (1848–1918). Dates of composition are indicated by "c.", and of publication by "p."

Opera[edit]

  • Guinevere (libretto by Una Taylor), c. 1885–86

Incidental music[edit]

  • The Birds (Aristophanes), c. 1883?, p. 1880?
  • The Frogs (Aristophanes), c. 1891, p. 1892
  • Hypatia (Stuart Ogilvie), c. for production Jan. 1893
  • A Repentance (Teresa Craigie), c. for production Feb. 1899
  • Agamemnon (Aeschylus), c. for production Feb. 1900, p. 1900
  • The Clouds (Aristophanes), c. for production 1905, p. 1905
  • Proserpine (Keats), c. 1912
  • The Acharnians (Aristophanes), c. 1914, p. 1914

Choral[edit]

Church music[edit]

  • Anthem "Blessed is He", c. 1864, p. 1865
  • Te Deum and Benedictus in D ma, c. 1866–68, p. 1868
  • Morning, Evening and Communion Service (fragment), c. 1868, p, 1869
  • Anthem for chorus & orchestra, "Hear my words, ye people", c. 1894, p. 1894
  • Magnificat in F major for soprano, chorus & orchestra, c. 1897, p. 1897
  • Te Deum in F major for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra (Latin words), c. 1900, p. 1900; (English words) p. 1903
  • Hymn, "God of all created things", p. 1902
  • Anthem "I was glad" and processional music for Edward VII's coronation, c. 1902, p. 1903
  • Motet "Voces clamantium H" for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra, c. 1903, p. 1903
  • Hymn "Crossing the bar" (Tennyson), p. 1903
  • Hymn-tune "Through the night of doubt and sorrow", p. 1904
  • Motet "Beyond these voices there is peace" for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra, c. 1908, p. 1908
  • Hymn-tune "O Sylvan Prophet" (Dryden), p. 1910
  • Te Deum in D major for chorus & orch, c. 1911, p. 1911
  • Psalm 46, "God is our hope" for bass, double chorus

Choral works (with orchestra)[edit]

  • Oratorio "O Lord, Thou hast cast us out" (Exercise for B.Mus., Oxon.), c. 1865, p. 1876
  • Scenes from Shelley's "Prometheus Unbound" for contr., tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra, p. 1880
  • Ode from Shirley's "The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses", "The glories of our blood and state" for chorus & orchestra, c. 1883, p. 1885; revised 1914
  • Ode at a Solemn Music "Blest pair of sirens" (Milton) for chorus and orchestra, p. 1887
  • Oratorio "Judith" for solo voices, chorus & orchestra, p. 1888
  • "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day" (Pope) for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1889
  • "L'Allegro ed il Penseroso" (Milton) for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1890
  • Ode "Eton" (Swinburne) for chorus & orchestra c. 1891, p. 1891
  • "De Profundis" for soprano, 12-part chorus & orchestra p. 1891
  • Choric Song from Tennyson's "Lotus Eaters" for soprano, chorus & orchestra p. 1892
  • Oratorio "Job" for solo voices, chorus & orchestra p. 1892
  • Oratorio "King Saul" for solo voices, chorus & orchestra p. 1894
  • "Invocation to Music" (Bridges) for soprano, tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1895
  • "A Song of Darkness and Light" (Bridges) for soprano, chorus & orchestra p. 1898
  • "Ode to Music" (A. C. Benson) for soprano, tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1901
  • Symphonic Ode "War and Peace" (A. Benson & Parry) for solo voices, chorus & orchestra p. 1903
  • "Sinfonia sacra", "Love that casteth out fear" for chorus & orchestra p. 1904
  • "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" (Browning) for tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1905
  • "Sinfonia sacra", "The Soul's Ransom" for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1906
  • Symphonic poem, "A Vision of Life" for soprano, bass, chorus & orchestra p. 1907; revised 1914
  • "Eton Memorial Ode" (Bridges) for chorus & orchestra p. 1908
  • "Ode on the Nativity" (Dunbar) for soprano, chorus & orchestra p. 1912
  • Naval Ode "The Chivalry of the Sea" (Bridges) for chorus & orchestra p. 1916

Choral works (unaccompanied)[edit]

  • Madrigal "Fair daffodils" (5 parts) (Herrick), c. 1866, p. 1866
  • Christmas Carol "He is coming" (Mrs. H. Gladstone) p. 1874
  • Three Trios for female voices, p. 1875
  • Unison Song "Land to the Leeward Ho!" (Margaret Preston), p. 1895
  • Partsongs, p. 1897
  • Eight Four-part Songs, p. 1898
  • Five-part Song, "Who can dwell with greatness" (Austin Dobson), p. 1900
  • Four-part and eight-part Song, "In Praise of Song" (Parry), p. 1904
  • "Von edler Art" (Nuremberg Song-book of 1549, trans. by Paul England), p. 1906
  • Seven Partsongs for male voices p. 1910
  • Madrigal "La Belle Dame sans merci" (5 parts) (Keats), p, c. 1914
  • Carol "When Christ was born" (Harleian MS), p. 1915
  • Choral song "And did those feet in ancient time" ("Jerusalem") (Blake), p. 1916
  • Six Motets, Songs of Farewell p. 1916–1918 [1. My soul, there is a country (SATB) / words by Henry Vaughan. 2. I know my soul hath power (SATB) / words by John Davies (poet). 3. Never weather-beaten sail (SSATB) / words by Thomas Campion. 4. There is an old belief (SSATBB) / words by John Gibson Lockhart. 5. At the round earth's imagined corners (SSAATTBB) / words by John Donne. 6. Lord, let me know mine end (SATB/SATB) / words from Psalm 39]
  • Two Carols, p. 1917
  • Three School Songs, p. 1918
  • Unison Song "England", p. 1919

Orchestral works[edit]

  • "Allegretto scherzando" in E major c. 1867
  • "Intermezzo religioso" c. 1868
  • Overture, "Vivien" (lost), c. 1873
  • Overture, Guillem de Cabestanh, c. 1878–79
  • Piano Concerto in F-sharp c. 1878–79
  • Symphony No. 1, in G major c. 1878–82
  • Symphony No. 2, in F major ("Cambridge"), c. 1883, p. 1900
  • "Suite moderne" c. 1886
  • Symphony No. 3, in C major ("English"), c. 1889, p. 1907
  • Symphony No. 4, E minor c. 1889, p. 1921
  • "Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy" c. 1893, p. 1893
  • "Lady Radnor's Suite" for strings c. 1894, p. 1902
  • Elegy for Brahms, A minor p. 1897
  • Symphonic Variations, c. 1897, p. 1897
  • Symphony Fantasy (Symphony No. 5) in B minor "1912" c. 1912, p. 1922
  • Symphonic Poem in 2 connected movements (first called "From Death to Life"), c. 1914
  • "An English Suite" for strings (posthumous), p. 1921

Voice and orchestra[edit]

  • Scena for baritone, "The Soldier's Tent", c. 1900, p. 1900

Chamber music[edit]

  • String Quartet No. 1, in G minor c. 1867
  • Short Trios for violin, viola & pianoforte c. 1868
  • String Quartet No. 2, in C minor c. 1868
  • Nonet in B-flat major for wind instruments, c. 1877 p. 1988
  • Trio in E minor for violin, cello & pianoforte c. 1878, p. 1879
  • Quartet in A-flat major for violin, viola, cello & pianoforte c. 1879, p. 1884
  • String Quartet No. 3, in G major c. 1878–80 p. 1995
  • String Quintet in E-flat major c. 1884, p. 1909
  • Trio in B minor for violin, cello & pianoforte p. 1884
  • Trio in G major for violin, cello & pianoforte c. 1884–90

Violin and pianoforte[edit]

Violoncello and pianoforte[edit]

Keyboard[edit]

Pianoforte solo[edit]

  • "Sonnets and Songs without Words", Set I, p. 1869
  • "Sonnets and Songs without Words", Set II c. 1867 and later, p. 1875
  • Seven "Charakterbilder" c. 1872, p. 1872
  • Sonata No. 1, in F major c. 1877, p. 1877
  • "Sonnets and Songs without Words", Set III c. 1877 and later
  • Sonata No. 2, in A major p. 1878
  • Theme and 19 Variations in D minor c. 1878–85, p. 1885
  • "Shulbrede Tunes", 10 Pieces, p. 1914
  • Suite "Hands across the Centuries" p. 1918
  • Five Miniatures (posthumous), p. 1926

Pianoforte duet[edit]

  • Characteristic Popular Tunes of the British Isles, c. 1885, p. 1887

Two pianofortes[edit]

  • Grand Duo in E minor c. 1875–76, p. 1877

Organ[edit]

  • Seven Chorale Preludes, p. 1912
  • Fantasia and Fugue in G, p. 1913
  • Elegy in A-flat major c. 1913, p. 1922
  • Three Chorale Fantasies, p. 1915
  • Seven Chorale Preludes, p. 1916
  • Toccata and Fugue in G major and E minor, "The Wanderer" (posthumous), p. 1921
  • Elegie in C. (1918), p. 2018

Songs[edit]

  • "Why does azure deck the sky?" (Moore), c. 1865–66, p. 1866
  • "Autumn" (Thomas Hood), c. ? 1866, p. 1867
  • "Angel hosts, sweet love, befriend thee" (Lord Francis Hervey), p. 1867
  • "The River of Life" (Lord Pembroke), p. 1870
  • Three Songs, c. 1873, p. 1873
  • "Twilight" (Lord Pembroke), c. 1874, p. 1875
  • "A Garland of Old-fashioned Songs", c. 1873–81, p. 1874 & 1881
  • Four Sonnets (Shakespeare), c. 1873–82, p. 1887
  • Sonnet, "If thou survive my well-contented day" (Shakespeare), c. 1874
  • 3 Odes of Anacreon (trans. Moore), c. 1869–78, p. 1880
  • "English Lyrics", Set I, c. 1881–85
  • "English Lyrics", Set II (Shakespeare), p. 1886
  • "The Maid of Elsinore" (Harold Boulton), p. 1891
  • Children's song, "Rock a bye", c. 1893, p. 1893
  • "English Lyrics", Set III, p. 1895
  • "English Lyrics", Set IV, p. 1897
  • "English Lyrics", Set V, p. 1902
  • "English Lyrics", Set VI, p. 1902
  • "Fear no more the heat of the sun" (Shakespeare), p. 1905
  • "English Lyrics", Set VII, p. 1907
  • "English Lyrics", Set VIII, p. 1907
  • "The Laird of Cockpen" (Lady Nairn) for baritone, c. 1906, p. 1907
  • "English Lyrics", Set IX (Mary Coleridge), p. 1909
  • "A Hymn for Aviators." c. 1915, p. 1915
  • "English Lyrics", Set X, c. 1909, p. 1918
  • "English Lyrics", Set XI, p. 1920 (posthumously)
  • "English Lyrics", Set XII, p. 1920 (posthumously)

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