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Orchestral (including chamber orchestra)
 
Adams                              Naïve and Sentimental Music
Bartók                               The Miraculous Mandarin (complete ballet)
                                           Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
Beethoven                        Symphony No. 9 (Choral)
Berg                                  Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
                                           Violin Concerto
Berio                                  Sinfonia
Berkeley, Lennox             Serenade for Strings
Bernstein                          West Side Story (Symphonic Dances)
Bizet                                   L'Arlésienne (Suite. No. 1)
Boulez                               Notations (I-IV, VII)
                                           Le soleil des eaux
                                           Le visage nuptial
                                           Figures-Doubles-Prismes
Brahms                              Double Concerto
Britten                               Simple Symphony
                                           Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Bruch                                Violin Concerto No. 1
Bruckner                           Symphony No. 4
Chopin                              Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
Copland                            Clarinet Concerto
Delius                                Violin Concerto
                                           On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
                                           The Walk to the Paradise Garden (from A Village Romeo and Juliet)
Dean, Brett                       Ariel's Song
Dvórak                              Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)
                                           Serenade for Strings in E major
Elgar                                  Introduction and Allegro for strings
                                           In the South (Alassio)
Falla                                   The Three-Cornered Hat (complete ballet)
Glinka                                Ruslan and Lyudmila (overture)
Holst                                 The Perfect Fool (ballet music)
                                           The Planets
Ibert                                   Divertissement
Kernis, Aaron Jay           New Era Dance
Korgold                            Violin Concerto
Liszt                                   Les préludes
                                           Prometheus
                                           Hamlet
                                           Totentanz
                                           Dante Symphony
                                           Faust Symphony
                                           Sposalizio (orch. Sciarrino)
                                           La notte
                                           From the Cradle to the Grave
MacCunn                         The Land of the Mountain and the Flood (concert overture)
Mahler                              Symphony No. 1
                                           Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)
                                           Symphony No. 5
                                           Symphony No. 6
                                           Symphony No. 9
                                           Das Lied von der Erde
Mendelssohn                  String Symphony No. 9 in C major
                                           A Midsummer Night's Dream (overture and incidental music)
Messiaen                          Éclairs sur l'au-delà 
                                           Turangalîla-symphonie
Mozart                              Divertimento in D major for strings, K136
                                           Serenade in D major, K239 (Serenata notturna)
                                           Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K413
                                           Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola and orchestra, K364
                                           Flute and Harp Concerto, K299
Mussorgsky                    Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)
Penderecki                        Sinfonietta per archi (1991)
Poulenc                             Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani
Prokofiev                          Piano Concerto No. 1
Respighi                           Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3
                                           Fountains of Rome
                                           Trittico Botticelliano
Rimsky-Korsakov            Scheherazade
Schoenberg                      Pelleas und Melisande
Schumann                         Piano Concerto
Shostakovich                   Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad)
                                           Chamber Symphony, Op. 118a (arr. Barshai)
Sibelius                             Karelia Suite
                                           Pan and Echo
                                           Dance Intermezzo
                                           The Tempest (Prelude, Suites Nos. 1 and 2)
Strauss, Richard              Don Juan
                                           Ein Heldenleben
                                           An Alpine Symphony
                                           Der Rosenkavalier (orchestral suite, 1945)
Stravinsky                        Abraham and Isaac
                                           Agon
                                           Le chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)
                                           Chopin arrangements (Nocturne and Grande valse brillante)
                                           The Firebird (1945 suite)
                                           Pulcinella (complete ballet)
                                           Scherzo à la russe
                                           The Rite of Spring
                                           Symphonies of Wind Instruments
                                           Symphony in Three Movements
                                           Chorale Variations on 'Vom Himmel hoch'
Tchaikovsky                    Piano Concerto No. 1
                                           Francesca da Rimini
                                           Hamlet  (overture)
                                           Variations on a Rococo Theme (original and later published versions)
                                           Serenade for Strings
                                           Souvenir de Florence
Vaughan Williams           Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
                                           Symphony No. 9
Vivaldi                               The Four Seasons
Wagner                             Tannhäuser (overture)
                                           Siegfried Idyll 
Walton                              Henry V (suites, also 'Shakespeare scenario' arr. Christopher Palmer) 
                                           Façade (extracts)
                                           Orb and Sceptre
                                           Portsmouth Point
                                           Johannesburg Festival Overture
                                           Viola Concerto
Webern                             Im Sommerwind
                                           Passacaglia, Op. 1
                                           Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
 
 
 
Chamber music (incl. chamber ensemble)
 
Beethoven                        Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2
Berg                                   
Lyric Suite for string quartet
Boulez                               Anthèmes 2
                                Dialogue de l'ombre double
                           Mémoriale
                           Messagesquisse
Brahms                              Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 99
Cassadó                            Suite for solo cello
Chopin                              
Polonaise brillante for cello and piano, Op. 3
Dvórak                              String Quintet in G major, Op. 77
Ibert                                   Divertissement
Ligeti                                 String Quartet No. 2
Martin, Frank                   Trio on Popular Irish Melodies
Mendelssohn                  Octet
Mozart                              Divertimento in D major for string quartet, K136
                                           String Quintet in C major, K515
Popper                              Hungarian Rhapsody for cello and piano, Op. 68
Schoenberg                      
String Quartet No. 1 in D minor
                                           String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp minor
Shostakovich                   Two Pieces for string octet, Op. 11
Schumann                         Five Pieces in Folk Style for cello and piano, Op. 102
Stravinsky                         Octet
Tchaikovsky                     Souvenir de Florence
Verdi                                  String Quartet in E minor
Wagner                             Siegfried Idyll
Webern                             Five Movements for string quartet, Op. 5
                                           Six Bagatelles for string quartet, Op. 9
                                           String Quartet, Op. 28
 
 
 
Piano solo
 
Albéniz                              Ibéria
Beethoven                        Eroica Variations, Op. 35
Berg                                   Piano Sonata
Chopin                              Mazurkas, Op. 59
                           Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40 No. 2
                                           Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op. 44
                           Scherzi Nos. 1-4 (collective note)
                                           Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor
                                           Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor
                                           Sonata No. 3 in B minor
Debussy                           Images, Book 2
Falla                                   Fantasia baetica
Granados                          Goyescas
Hindemith                         Sonata No. 2 in G major (1936)
Liszt                                   An die ferne Geliebte (transcr. from Beethoven)
                           Réminiscences de Don Juan
                                           Isoldens Liebestod
                                           Sonata in B minor
Mussorgsky                    Pictures at an Exhibition (original piano version)
Prokofiev                          Piano Sonata No. 7
Schubert                           Piano Sonata in G major, D894
                                           Four Impromptus, D899
Rachmaninov                   Mélodie, Op. 3 No. 3
                                           Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor
Schubert                           Four Impromptus, D899
Schumann                        Abegg Variations
                                           Kinderszenen
Scriabin                             Impromptu, Op. 12 No. 2
                           Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor ('Sonata-Fantasy'), Op. 19 No. 2
                                Fragilité, Op. 51 No. 1
 
 
 
Songs (with piano)
 
Beethoven                        An die ferne Geliebte
Brahms                              Four Songs, Op. 28
Britten                               The Poet's Echo
                                           French Folksongs (selection)
Hahn, Reynaldo              Songs (selection)
Mendelssohn                  Six Duets, Op. 63
Schubert                           Auf dem Strom
Schumann, Clara             Lieder, Op. 13
                           Lieder, Op. 23
Schumann, Robert          Frauenliebe und -leben
                           Liederkreis (Eichendorff), Op. 39
                           Five Songs, Op. 40
                           Songs from Goethe's Wilhelm Meister, Op. 98a
Verdi                                  Ave Maria (1880 setting for soprano/mezzo-soprano and strings/piano)
Wagner                             Wesendonck-Lieder
Wolf                                  Mörike-Lieder (general note)
 
 
 
Vocal and choral (incl. songs with orchestra)
 
Beethoven                        Symphony No. 9 (Choral)
Berio                                  Sinfonia
Boulez                        Le soleil des eaux
                                            Le visage nuptial
Brahms                              4 Lieder (choir, 2 horns & harp), Op. 17
Britten                               War Requiem
Bruckner                           Mass in E minor
                                Te Deum
Byrd                                  Gradualia (selection)
Canteloube                       Songs of the Auvergne (selection, incl. Baïlèro)
Delius                                Sea-Drift
                                Cynara
Dvórak                              Stabat Mater
Elgar                                  The Music Makers
Fauré                                 Requiem (chamber and orchestral versions)
Henze                                Cantata della fiaba estrema
Holst                                 Ave Maria
                           Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, 3rd group (female chorus and harp)
                           Two Eastern Pictures (female chorus and harp)
Liszt                                   Dante Symphony
                                Faust Symphony
Mahler                              Das Lied von der Erde
                                           Des Knaben Wunderhorn (complete, including early settings)
Mendelssohn                  A Midsummer Night's Dream (overture and incidental music)
Messiaen                         Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine
Mozart                             Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339
                                          Requiem
Pergolesi                          Stabat Mater
Rachmaninov                  The Bells
Sibelius                            Luonnotar
Stravinsky                       Abraham and Isaac
                                The Dove Descending
                                Pulcinella (complete ballet)
                                           Slavonic Choruses: Pater Noster, Credo, Ave Maria 
Szymanowski                   Songs of a Fairytale Princess
Vaughan Williams           Sancta civitas
                                           Serenade to Music
Verdi                                  Libera me (1869 original version, from Messa per Rossini
                                           Ave Maria (1880 setting for soprano/mezzo-soprano and strings/piano)
                                           Four Sacred Pieces (Ave Maria, Stabat Mater, Laudi alla Vergine Maria,
                                                 Te Deum)
Wagner                            Wesendonck-Lieder
Walton                             Belshazzar's Feast
                                Coronation Te Deum
                                           Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario (arr. Christopher Palmer)
                                           The Twelve
 
 
Opera
 
Stravinsky                        Le rossignol (The Nightingale)
Tippett                              King Priam
 
 
 
Composer biographies
 
Adès, Thomas
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bizet, Georges
Chabrier, Emmanuel
Dvorák, Antonín
Hoddinott, Alun
Liszt, Franz 
Messiaen, Olivier
Mussorgsky, Modest
Sibelius, Jean
Strauss, Richard
Stravinsky, Igor
Tchaikovsky, Piotr
Thomas, Ambroise
Wagner, Richard
Walton, William
 
 
   

December 2017