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Date & Opus Title Words Duration Publisher More…
Summer 1954
Opus 20
To the Muses
for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
Manuscript info i
Notes: Withdrawn; winning work, Sir Granville Bantock Prize for Composition, TCM, London
Summer 1954
Opus 21
Sappho
for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
Manuscript info i
Notes: Withdrawn
Summer 1956
Opus 24a
Two Sacred Songs
for Choir (SSA or SAA) and optional Piano
Phineas Fletcher & Anon. 3¾ mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Songs are: 1. A Litany (Phineas Fletcher); 2. A Lullaby (Anon.); MS
Summer 1956
Opus 26a
What then is Love?
Four Modern Madrigals for unaccompanied Choir (SSA)
Various 6 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Songs are: 1. Western wind, when will thou blow? (Anon.); 2. Tell me, where is fancy bred? (William Shakespeare); 3. Stay, O sweet, and do not rise! (John Donne); 4. Love is a sickness full of woes (Samuel Daniel)
Autumn 1956
Opus 26b
What then is Love?
Four Modern Madrigals for Choir (SSA) and optional Piano
Various 6 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Songs are: 1. Western wind, when will thou blow? (Anon.); 2. Tell me, where is fancy bred? (William Shakespeare); 3. Stay, O sweet, and do not rise! (John Donne); 4. Love is a sickness full of woes (Samuel Daniel)
November 1957
Opus 26d
What then is Love?
Four Modern Madrigals for Choir (SATB) and optional Piano
Various 6 mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Originally published by Mills Music; republished by Roberton; songs are: 1. Western wind, when will thou blow? (Anon.); 2. Tell me, where is fancy bred? (William Shakespeare); 3. Stay, O sweet, and do not rise! (John Donne); 4. Love is a sickness full of woes (Samuel Daniel)
Winter 1957/Spring 1958
Opus 24b
Two Sacred Songs
for Choir (SATB) and optional Piano
Phineas Fletcher & Anon. 3¾ mins Out of print info i
Notes: Originally published by Boosey & Hawkes; songs are: 1. A Litany (republished by Oecumuse); 2. A Lullaby (republished by RSCM, then later Oecumuse); dedicated to the composer John Gardner
August 1962
Opus 33a
The Silly Flea
for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
attrib. Giles Farnaby 1 minute Out of print info i
Notes: Published by Novello; written for Richard Wood and The Singers in Consort
September 1962
Opus 33b
The Silly Flea
for Countertenor and unaccompanied Choir (TTBB)
attrib. Giles Farnaby 1 minute Out of print info i
Notes: Originally published by Novello; remaining stock with William Elkin
1964
Opus 43
Seven Polyphonic Amens
for unaccompanied Choir (2 to 8 voices)
3¼ mins Out of print info i
Notes: Originally published by Leeds Music; republished by Oecumuse; dedicated to David Robinson and the Choir of St Marylebone Parish Church, London
November 1964
Opus 46
A Woman’s World
for Choir (SA or SSA) and optional Piano
Various 3½ mins Chester Music and Novello & Co
Product page
Cover
Notes: Originally published by S & B; remaining stock with J. B. Cramer; republished by Novello, 1986; songs are: 1. General View of the Sex Situation; 2. Woman’s View; 3. A Grain of Salt
1964/1965
Opus 47a
SchoolThree Animal Songs
for Voice(s) and Piano
Carey Blyton 2 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Used in Bananas in Pyjamas; songs are: 1. Sing a Song of Science; 2. Sally the Pig; 3. The Manatee
1968
Opus 55a
SchoolThe Christmas Spirit
Three Carols for Choir (SA) and Piano
Peter Westmore 5 mins Fand Music Press
Product page
£5.95
Cover
Notes: 
1969
Opus 55b
SchoolThe Christmas Spirit
Three Carols for Choir (SATB), String Orchestra and optional Organ
Peter Westmore 5 mins Fand Music Press
Product page
£10.95
Cover
Notes: Written for the Alexandra Choir; the full score may be purchased from this site; for various instrumental and choral part purchasing options, please see Fand’s page
19th June 2011
Opus 55c
SchoolThe Christmas Spirit
Three Carols arr. for Choir (SATB) and Piano by Richard Hallas
Peter Westmore 5 mins Fand Music Press
Product page
£5.95
Cover
Notes: 
1970
Opus 58
Ladies Only
for unaccompanied female choir (SSA)
3¾ mins Chester Music and Novello & Co
Product page
Cover
Notes: Songs are: 1. Some wench!; 2. What a display!; 3. Cutting him dead; 4. The mating game; 5. King David and King Soloman; dedicated to the memory of Sheila Mossman, director of the Orpington Junior Singers
Summer 1971
Opus 61a
The Mistletoe Bough
Trad. English Carol arr. for Choir (SSATBB) and Piano Woodwork
3½ mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Wriitten for Charles Proctor and the Alexandra Choir
(Date unknown)
Opus 61b
The Mistletoe Bough
Trad. English Carol arr. for Choir, String Orchestra and Percussion
3½ mins Manuscript info i
Notes: 
Autumn 1971
Opus 63a
In Lighter Mood
Three Smoking Songs for unaccompanied Choir (AATBB)
Various 5 mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Songs are: 1. Havana!; 2. Ode to a Fag (Smoke gets in your lungs); 3. I like it!
1978
Opus 71b
God’s Gifts
for Two Treble Voices and Piano
2 mins Modus Music
£1.50
Cover
Notes: 
16th August 1978
(No opus number)
The Christ Church Carol (To Bethlehem)
for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
Carey Blyton 3 mins Fand Music Press
Product page
£3.00
Cover
Notes: Dedicated to the Christ Church Singers, Beckenham
1979
Opus 63b
In Lighter Mood
Three Smoking Songs for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
Various 5 mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Songs are: 1. Havana!; 2. Ode to a Fag (Smoke gets in your lungs); 3. I like it!
2nd December 1985
Opus 93
A Nursery Song Suite
for unaccompanied Choir (SATB)
8½ mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Commissioned by The Scholars for an EMI/Toshiba record
December 1989
Opus 97
Lilli Marlene
arr. for Children’s Voices (with optional divisi and Descant Recorders), Two Pianos and Side Drum
Manuscript info i
Notes: Commissioned for the Battle of Britain Arts Festival, 1990
4th September 1998
Opus 106
War Song of the Saracens
for Choir (SATB) and Piano with Tambourine(s), Hand-Clapping, Foot-Drumming and Ululation
James Elroy Flecker 3 mins Fand Music Press
Product page
£8.45
Cover
Notes: Dedicated to David Fanshawe, Musical Explorer; the full score may be purchased from this site; for the parts, please see Fand’s page