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Solo instrumental


Date & Opus Title Words Duration Publisher More…
1949/1950
Opus 1a
Five Diversions
for Piano
13½ mins Modus Music
£3.50
Cover
Notes: Originally Four Diversions (withdrawn); subsequently A Little Waltz from Two Waltzes, op. 8 was added; movements are: 1. Vacilación (Habañera); 2. The Lake at Evening; 3. The Girl with the Auburn Hair; 4. Twilit Willows; 5. A Little Waltz
Early 1950s
(No opus number)
A Ghost from the Past
for Piano
2½ mins Modus Music
£3.00
Cover
Notes: A Ghost from the Past ws originally improvised and recorded at the Beckenham Salon in the early 1950s, but not written down at the time; Carey later transcribed it from shellac and arranged it for other instruments in 1971; sold together with Park Lane Stroll
February 1951
Opus 7a
Six Epigrams
for Piano
6¾ mins Modus Music
£3.75
Cover
Notes: Original title: La Delicatesse; movements are: 1. Idyll; 2. March; 3. Blues; 4. Scherzo; 5. Homage to Czerny; 6. Echoes
May 1951
Opus 8
Two Waltzes
for Piano
Manuscript info i
Notes: One waltz reused in Five Diversions for Wind Quintet, op. 1b, the other in Patterns for Piano, op. 31
Summer 1954
Opus 19
Brittany Beach
for Piano
2¼ mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Now in On Holiday, op. 54 (see also op. 18a)
1957
Opus 27
Park Lane Stroll
for Piano
2 mins Modus Music
£3.00
Cover
Notes: Used commercially; sold together with A Ghost from the Past. Carey Blyton used the name Mark Stevens on the original score of Park Lane Stroll, though it was subsequently catalogued and published under his own name (and acknowledged with an opus number).
Summer 1957
Opus 28b
Captain Bowsprit’s Blues
for Piano
2 mins Modus Music
£3.00
Cover
Notes: Second movement of Cinque Port; sold together with The Sea-dog’s Song
1993
Opus 28d
The Sea-dog’s Song
A Good-Natured Parody of the English Sea-Shanty for Piano
1¾ mins Modus Music
£3.00
Cover
Notes: Fourth movement of Cinque Port; piano transcription by John Mitchell; sold together with Captain Bowsprit’s Blues
October 1960
Opus 31a
Patterns
for Piano
5¼ mins Modus Music
£3.60
Cover
Notes: Originally published by Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew; Pastoral republished by Fraser–Enoch Publications, 1985; movements are: 1. Waltz (Passacaglia); 2. Pastoral (Chaconne); 3. The Organ-grinder (Ostinato)
1960
(No opus number)
Simplified Arrangements
Russ Conway
for Piano
Out of print Cover
Notes: Simple piano arrangements of pieces credited to Trevor H. Stanford (birth name of Russ Conway), written under the name Mark Stevens and published by Mills Music Ltd; items are: 1. Side-Saddle; 2. Roulette; 3. China Tea; 4. Dancing Fingers; 5. Toast of the Town
1961
(No opus number)
Simplified Arrangements
Leroy Anderson
for Piano
Out of print Cover
Notes: Simple piano arrangements of pieces by Leroy Anderson, written under the name Mark Stevens and published by Mills Music Ltd; items are: 1. Forgotten Dreams; 2. The Syncopated Clock; 3. Plink, Plank, Plunk!; 4. Blue Tango; 5. A Trumpeter’s Lullaby
1961
(No opus number)
Simplified Arrangements
The Tony Osborne Album
(for Piano)
Out of print Cover
Notes: Simple piano arrangements of pieces by Tony Osborne, written under the name Roy Green and published by Mason Music Ltd; items are: 1. The Windows of Paris; 2. Winter Starlight; 3. While Paris Sleeps; 4. Autumn in London; 5. Folies Bergère
1961
(No opus number)
Simplified Arrangements
The Tony Osborne Album, Book Two
(for Piano)
Out of print Cover
Notes: Simple piano arrangements of pieces by Tony Osborne, written under the name Roy Green and published by Mason Music Ltd; items are: 1. The Man from Madrid; 2. That’s Paris; 3. The Secrets of the Seine; 4. Tony’s Cha Cha Cha; 5. The Bear of Berne
1963
Opus 41
Fun with Figures
Twelve Pieces for the Early Grades Based on the Commonest Intervals in Music, for Piano
7¼ mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Originally published by S & B
July 1963
Opus 37
Peasant Dance
for Piano
Manuscript info i
Notes: Reused in On Holiday, op. 54
1962/1964
Opus 32a
Three Musical Mishaps
for Piano
5¼ mins Modus Music
£3.30
Cover
Notes: Movements are: 1. The Three-stringed Fiddle; 2. The Damaged Bagpipes; 3. The Broken Pianola
1963/1964
Opus 42
Three Impressions
for Piano
7 mins Modus Music
£3.60
Cover
Notes: Reused as On Holiday for String Orchestra, op. 54 (see opp. 18a, 19, 37); movements are: 1. Dyrehaven; 2. Brittany Beach; 3. Peasant Dance
November 1964
 
Film/documentary music
Display to Sell
Instructional film
Tom Scott Robson 7 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: A short training film
Archive: British Film Institute (BFI):
  • 16mm film stock
  • Original bound music manuscript
  • 1967
    Opus 51
    The Bream
    for Guitar
    4½ mins United Music Publishers Ltd info i
    Notes: Carey Blyton’s first piece for guitar; written at the suggestion of, and dedicated to, Julian Bream (but apparently never performed by him); first performance by Brazilian guitarist Turibo Santos at the 1970 Concours International de Guitare, Paris, first UK performance also given by Turibo Santos in 1970, in the Purcell Room
    1970
    (No opus number)
    A Little Nocturne
    In the Style of Chopin for Piano
    1¼ mins Modus Music
    £2.10
    Cover
    Notes: From the incidental music for Footprints in the Jungle, in the second BBC-tv series, Rule Britannia, based on short stories by Somerset Maugham
    February 1971
     
    Commercial music
    Birds Eye Florida Orange Juice
    The Organist
    TV commercial: Birds Eye Orange Juice
    ½ min Manuscript info i
    Notes: Made by Ridley Scott Associates
    1971
    (No opus number)
    A Ghost from the Past
    for Guitar
    2½ mins Manuscript info i
    Notes: 
    December 1971
     
    Film/documentary music
    Play for Today
    The Pigeon-Fancier
    TV play
    Peter Hankin 4 mins Manuscript info i
    Notes: A somewhat sombre play set in the North of England concerning the retirement of a Nottinghamshire miner and obsessional pigeon-breeder and racer, and his son, a schoolteacher; music performed by Harold Clarke
    Archive: British Film Institute (BFI):
    Original bound music manuscript
    1972
    Opus 60b
    In Memoriam Scott Fitzgerald
    arr. for Guitar
    2½ mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Written for and edited by Angelo Gilardino
    Spring 1972
    Opus 64a
    In Memoriam Django Reinhardt
    Theme and Two Variations for Guitar
    7½ mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Written for and edited by Angelo Gilardino; movements are: 1. Prelude; 2. Elegy; 3. Django Reinhardt’s Stomp
    Spring 1972
    Opus 65b
    Saxe Blue
    for Guitar
    3 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Written for and edited by Angelo Gilardino
    April 1974
    Opus 68
    Two Japanese Pieces
    Water Garden and Koto Music for Guitar
    3 mins Oxford University Press info i
    Notes: Written for the OUP album, Easy Modern Guitar Music [Modern British Guitar Music?]; edited by Hector Quine; movements are: 1. Water Garden; 2. Koto Music; Koto Music is currently available in the OUP album, Enjoy Playing Guitar: Time for Two + CD; Koto Music was an Associated Board Grade 3, List C exam piece in 1980 and the piece was played by Stephen Richter on the AB demonstration tape issued to teachers and pupils
    November 1975
    Opus 75
    Oceani Luni: The Oceans of the Moon
    Theme and Eight Variations for Guitar
    18 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Written for, and edited by, Angelo Gilardino; movements are: 1. The Sea of Fertility (Mare fœcunditas); 2. The Sea of Rains (Mare imbrium); 3. The Sea of Cold (Mare frigoris); 4. The Sea of Crises (Mare crisium); 5. Theme: “To the moon”; 6. The Sea of Clouds (Mare nubium); 7. The Sea of Tranquillity (Mare tranquillitatis); 8. The Lake of Dreams (Lacus somniorum); 9. The Ocean of Storms (Oceanus procellarum); the theme ‘To the moon’ is taken from Lachrymae, op. 23
    November 1978
    Opus 80
    Yugen
    Theme and Four Variations for Guitar
    5 mins Out of print info i
    Notes: Written for the OUP album, Modern Guitar Music Book 2; edited by Hector Quine; “Yugen” is a Japanese word meaning ‘the haunting sense of sadness and regret for days gone by’
    April 1983
    Opus 88
    A Shoal of Fishes
    A Suite of Nine Miniatures for Pedal Concert Harp after prints by Hiroshige (1797–1858) and anonymous poems of the period, published in 1832/3
    Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Written for the Lloyds Bank National Composers’ Award Competition; published in the composer’s facsimile, 1988; movements are: 1. Tobiuwo (Flying fish); 2. Suzuki (Sea-perch); 3. Ebi (Shrimp); 4. Shima-hata (Grouper); 5. Ai (Trout); 6. Akodai/Kurodai (Red bream or golden tai/Black seabream or porgy); 7. Bora (Gray mullet); 8. Koi (Carp); 9. Saba/Hirosaba or marusaba (Mackerel)
    November 1986
    Opus 94a
    For the Delight of Shiva
    for Vibraphone
    11 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Based on the rag Misra Sivaranjani; published in the composer’s facsimile, 1990; written for Derek Foster
    Spring 1988
    Opus 94b
    For the Delight of Shiva
    for Guitar
    11 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Published in the composer’s facsimile, 1990; written for Timothy Walker