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Date & Opus Title Words Duration Publisher More…
1949/1950
Opus 4a
Pastiches
An Entertainment in the Form of Six Poetical and Musical Parodies for Narrator and Piano
David Munro 15 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
Notes: Movements are: 1. Mouvement Perpétuel (Francis Poulenc/Lewis Carroll); 2. Tango (Darius Milhaud/Edith Sitwell); 3. Berceuse (Gabriel Fauré/William Shakespeare); 4. Mazurka (Dmitri Shostakovich/T. S. Eliot); 5. Negro Song (Antonín Dvořák/Rudyard Kipling); 6. Carioca! (Heitor Villa-Lobos/Gertrude Stein)
June/July 1951
Opus 9
Three a.m.
Five Miniatures for Baritone and Piano
David Munro 7½ mins Modus Music
£4.00
Cover
Notes: Songs are: 1. The Dawn Gapes In; 2. As the Last Guest Leaves; 3. The City Sleeps; 4. By Moonlight; 5. Three a.m.; first two performances given by John Frost (bass-baritone) and Carey Blyton (piano) at Beckenham Grammar School, 18th October 1951, and at the first Beckenham Salon public concert, Old Council Offices, Beckenham, 2nd April 1952
June/August 1951
Opus 10a
Two Pensive Songs
for High Voice and Piano
Carey Blyton & Donald R. Hills 5 mins Modus Music
£3.50
Cover
Notes: Songs are: 1. Two Stolen Roses (Carey Blyton); 2. Come, Night (Donald R. Hills)
October/November 1951
Opus 11
Toi et Moi
Five Songs for Baritone and Piano
Paul Géraldy 12 mins Modus Music
£5.00
Cover
Notes: Songs are: 1. Doute; 2. Dualisme; 3. Post-Scriptum; 4. Habitude; 5. Mea Culpa (French words)
July 1953 (1–3); January 1954 (4–6)
Opus 16a
Lyrics from the Chinese
Six Songs for High Voice, Oboe and String Trio
trans. Helen Waddell 12 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Withdrawn; movements are: 1. Aubade; 2: Drinking Song; 3: Song at Evening; 4: Flower Song; 5: Sacrificial Song; 6: Nocturne
Summer/Winter 1956
Opus 25
The Poetry of Dress
Three Songs for Tenor and Piano
Robert Herrick & Anon. 3 mins Modus Music
£3.60
Cover
Notes: Originally published by Mills Music; songs are: 1. Whenas in Silks my Julia goes (Robert Herrick); 2. A Sweet Disorder in the Dress (Robert Herrick); 3. My Love in her Attire (Anon.); written for Jack Irons (tenor)
Spring 1956/Winter 1957
Opus 26c
What then is Love?
Four Modern Madrigals for High Voice, Clarinet in A and Piano
Various 6 mins Out of print 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 1957/1958
Opus 16b
Lyrics from the Chinese
Seven Songs for High Voice and String Orchestra
trans. Helen Waddell 18 mins Modus Music
£10.00
Cover
Notes: Movements are: 1. Prelude; 2. Song 1: Aubade; 3. Song 2: Drinking Song; 4. Song 3: Song against the Duke Seuen; 5. Song 4: Song at Evening; 6. Interlude; 7. Song 5: Flower Song; 8. Song 6: Sacrificial Song; 9. Song 7: Nocturne; 10. Postlude
April 1956; 1957/1958; April/May 1960
Opus 23a
Lachrymae—In Memoriam John Dowland
for High Voice and String Quartet
Various 15 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Movements are: 1. Prelude; 2. Song 1: Madrigal; 3. Interlude I; 4. Song 2: The Moon; 5. Interlude II; 6. Song 3: The Open Door; 7. Interlude III; 8. Song 4: The Sick Rose; 9. Interlude IV; 10. Song 5: Sonnet; 11. Postlude
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
May/July 1963
Opus 36
Three Welsh Folk Songs
arr. for Voice and Harp (or Piano)
6½ mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Dedicated to Robert Ivan Foster (baritone) and recorded by him (with Tryphena Partridge, harp) on Onslo LP OCAB-61-63; songs are: 1. Lullaby (Suo-gân); 2. The Plea of the Miller (Tôn Y Melinydd); 3. David of the White Rock (Dafydd Y Gareg Wen)
August 1963
Opus 39
Six Regional Canadian Folk Songs
arr. for Voice and Piano
17 mins Roberton Publications info i
Notes: Originally published by Curwen; dedicated to Robert Ivan Foster (baritone) and recorded by him (with Nina Walker, piano) on Onslo LP OCAB-61-64; songs are: 1. Donkey Riding (The Maritimes); 2. Auction Block (Ontario); 3. C’est l’Aviron (Quebec); 4. An Eskimo Lullaby (Baffinland); 5. Kelligrews Soiree (Newfoundland); 6. Lukey’s Boat (Nova Scotia)
1964
Opus 44
Three Canadian Carols
arr. for Voice, Clarinet and Piano
11 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Dedicated to Robert Ivan Foster (baritone) and recorded by him (with Nina Walker, piano and Jonathan Steward, clarinet) on Onslo LP OCAB-61-65; first public performance by Robert Ivan Foster at The Questors Theatre, London on 19th December 1964; songs are: 1. The Shepherdess’ Carol (D’où viens-tu, bergère?); 2. The Cherry Tree Carol; 3. The Huron Carol (Jesous Ahatonhia)
December 1964/January 1965
Opus 48
Prayers from the Ark
Seven Songs for High Voice and Piano
Carmen Bemos de Gasztold trans. Rumer Godden 13 mins Modus Music
£5.00
Currently unavailable
Cover
Notes: Songs are: 1. The Prayer of the Cock; 2. The Prayer of the Goldfish; 3. The Prayer of the Cat; 4. The Prayer of the Tortoise; 5. The Prayer of the Mouse; 6. The Prayer of the Ox; 7. The Prayer of the Lark; dedicated to the composer’s parents, who brought the poems to his attention
1967
Opus 23b
Lachrymae—In Memoriam John Dowland
for High Voice and String Orchestra
Various 15 mins Modus Music
£10.00
Cover
Notes: Movements are: 1. Prelude; 2. Song 1: Madrigal; 3. Interlude I; 4. Song 2: The Moon; 5. Intrlude II; 6. Song 3: The Open Door; 7. Interlude III; 8. Song 4: The Sick Rose; 9. Interlude IV; 10. Song 5: Sonnet; 11. Postlude
December 1969
 
Episodic TV music
Doctor Who
Doctor Who and the Silurians
TV serial
Malcolm Hulke 30 mins Manuscript info i
Notes: Serial in seven 25-minute episodes
Archive: British Film Institute (BFI):
  • Original loose and bound music manuscripts
  • Various BBC rehearsal scripts
  • January 1974
     
    Episodic TV music
    Doctor Who
    Death to the Daleks
    TV serial
    Terry Nation 20 mins Manuscript info i
    Notes: Serial in four 25-minute episodes; parts of the music were treated by the Radiophonic Workshop, including the solo voice, used as the basis for massed choral chant; music played by the London Saxophone Quartet
    Archive: British Film Institute (BFI):
  • Original loose and bound music manuscripts
  • BBC rehearsal scripts for episodes I–IV
  • March 1975
     
    Episodic TV music
    Doctor Who
    Revenge of the Cybermen
    TV serial
    Gerry Davis 26 mins Manuscript info i
    Notes: Serial in four 25-minute episodes; parts of the music were treated by the Radiophonic Workshop
    Archive: British Film Institute (BFI):
  • Original bound music manuscript
  • BBC rehearsal scripts for episodes I–IV
  • Various assorted miscellaneous notes and correspondence
  • August/September 1976
    Opus 76
    The Girl from Nogami
    Chamber Opera in One Act
    Jack Gray Manuscript info i
    Notes: 
    November 1977
    Opus 79
    SchoolSweeney Todd the Barber, or The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    A Victorian Melodrama for Schools
    Carey Blyton 17 mins Chester Music and Novello & Co
    Product page
    Cover
    Notes: Also available from Boosey & Hawkes
    Summer 1952, revised Summer 1979
    Opus 14
    Moresques
    Three Songs for Soprano, Flute, Harp and Piano
    David Munro 16 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Songs are: 1. A Yellow Flower; 2. Simoom; 3. Love-song of the Lady of Granada
    January 1982
    Opus 84
    The Maiden Deceived
    A British Folk Song Cycle for Voice, Horn, Clarinet and Piano
    11 mins Modus Music
    £12.00
    Cover
    Notes: Songs are: 1. Early One Morning; 2. Bobby Shafto; 3. O, Waly, Waly; 4. Early One Morning/What Shall we do with the Drunken Sailor; 5. There is a Tavern in the Town
    January 1983
    Opus 87a
    SchoolDracula! or The Vampire Vanquished
    A Victorian Melodrama for Schools
    Carey Blyton 30 mins Chester Music and Novello & Co
    Product page
    Cover
    Notes: Also available from Boosey & Hawkes
    June 1987
    Opus 95
    SchoolFrankenstein! or A Bolt from the Blue
    A Victorian Melodrama for Schools
    Carey Blyton 40 mins Chester Music and Novello & Co
    Product page
    Cover
    Notes: Also available from Boosey & Hawkes; dedicated to Gary Higginson
    1st February 1993
    Opus 101
    Doctor Who
    Vogan Suite
    for Horn in F (or Horn in E flat) and Piano
    4½ mins Just Music
    Product page
    Cover
    Notes: Movements are: 1. Deep Space; 2. Vogan March; 3. All’s well … that ends well; Just Music publishes only the version for Horn in E flat
    10th May 1993
    Opus 102
    Doctor Who
    Silurian Suite
    for Trumpet in B flat and Piano
    5½ mins Out of print Cover
    Notes: Published by Valentine Music; movements are: 1. In the Caves; 2. A Close Encounter; 3. March: The Brigadier
    9th June 1993
    Opus 103
    Doctor Who
    Dalek Suite
    for Saxophone Quartet
    7½ mins Out of print Cover
    Notes: Published by Valentine Music; movements are: 1. A Desolate Landscape; 2. Chants and Variants; 3. Dalek March and Retreat
    1949/1950, 1988, 1994
    Opus 4d
    Pastiches
    An Entertainment in the Form of Six Poetical and Musical Parodies for Narrator and Two Guitars
    David Munro 15 mins Edizioni Bèrben info i
    Notes: Arrangement for two guitars republished by Edizioni Bèrben in 1994 with the texts of the poems and the original Production Note, allowing the guitarists to perform the work with a narrator for a more unusual concert item; movements are: 1. Mouvement Perpétuel (Francis Poulenc/Lewis Carroll); 2. Tango (Darius Milhaud/Edith Sitwell); 3. Berceuse (Gabriel Fauré/William Shakespeare); 4. Mazurka (Dmitri Shostakovich/T. S. Eliot); 5. Negro Song (Antonín Dvořák/Rudyard Kipling); 6. Carioca! (Heitor Villa-Lobos/Gertrude Stein)
    January/February 2000
    Opus 109
    Lyrics from the East
    Five Miniatures for Tenor and Piano
    Various 4½ mins Fand Music Press
    Product page
    £7.45
    Cover
    Notes: Written for Ian and Jennifer Partridge in thanks for their contribution to the CD, Carey Blyton: The Early Songs; songs are: 1. The Blast of Love (Sappho); 2. Paradise (Omar Khayyam); 3. Evening (Anon.); 4. Night (Anon.); 5. Puty-fish (Anon.)