Listing of works

A complete listing of Peggy Glanville-Hicks' compositions.

African Story

Year: 1956
Film Music
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Akhnaton

Year: 1957
Opera
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Aria Concertante

Year: 1945
Instrumentation: Tenor, women’s chorus, oboe, piano, gong.
Text by Mario Monteforte-Toledo.
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Ballade

i. Yet in No Sleep
ii. How Is This Garden
iii. But No! A slow Unchanging Circle
Year: 1945
Three songs for voice and piano.
Text by Paul Bowles, 1930.
Rights: Hargail Music Press
Available: Score, American Music Centre Library

Be Still You Little Leaves

Year: 1938
Instrumentation: Voice, piano
Rights:L'Oiseau Lyre

Beckett

Year: 1990
Opera in two acts.
Text by Wendy Beckett
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust


Birthday Piece for Miss Annmarie Harris Year: 1984
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Caedmon

Year: 1933
Opera in one act of three scenes, for soloist, chorus and orchestra.
Text by the composer.
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Carlos Among the Candles

Year: 1962
Opera for solo male voice and orchestra. Text by Wallace Stevens.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Choral Suite

Year: 1937
Instrumentation: Female voices, oboe and string orchestra. Text by John Fletcher (Five Poems, 1579)
Rights:L'Oiseau Lyre

Choral Suite

Year: 1932
Text by David McKee Wright.
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Clouds

Year: 1938
Film Score.
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Come Sleep

Year: 1931
Instrumentation: Voice, piano
Duration: 3 min.
Rights:L'Oiseau Lyre

Concertino Antico

Year: 1955
Instrumentation: Harp, 2 violins, viola, violoncello
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Concertino da Camera

Year: 1946
Instrumentation: Flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano
Duration: 9 min.
Rights:L'Oiseau Lyre
Available: Score, American Music Centre Library

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Year: 1937
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Concerto in D minor for Violin and String Orchestra

(Mendelssohn arr.)
Year: 1952
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Concerto no. 1 for Piano and Orchestra

Year: 1936
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Concerto Romantico

Year: 1956
Instrumentation: Viola, orchestra
Duration: 21 mins.
Rights: C F Peters Corp
Available: Score and parts available for rental (Peters 66123); AUS: Allans Publishing.

Dance Cantata

Year: 1946
Instrumentation: Tenor, baritone, narrator, spoken and singing chorus and orchestra.
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Drama for Orchestra

Year: 1961
Instrumentation: Clarinet, trumpet, timpani, percussion, piano, xylophone, strings
Duration: 17 mins.
Rights:C F Peters Corp
Available: Score (no parts) available for rental (Peters 66124); percussion, strings (For ballet version see 'Saul and the Witch of Endor' (Peters 66129)

Etruscan Concerto

Year: 1945
Instrumentation: Piano, orchestra
Duration: 14 min
Rights: C F Peters Corp
Available: score, hire and sale; parts rental only (Peters 66125); Score in American Music Centre Library.

Five Songs

He would not stay (1944)
Homespun collars
Mimic heaven (1944)
Stars
Unlucky love
Year: 1944
Instrumentation: voice, piano
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales

Frolic

Year: ca. 1931
Instrumentation: voice, piano
Duration: 1 min
Rights: L'Oiseau Lyre

Girondelle for Giraffes

Year: 1978
Instrumentation: Double bass, drum, flute, suspended cymbal, trombone
Duration: 3 min
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust
Available: Australian Music Centre (score)

Glacier

Year: 1938
Music for a documentary film.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Glittering Gate

Year: 1956
IOpera
Duration: 26 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales Deshon Music Inc

He Reproves the Curlew

Year: 1932
Instrumentation: Voice, piano.
Text by William Butler Yeats.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Hylas and the Nymphs

Year: 1935
Ballet for flute, harp, strings and percussion
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

In Midwood Silence

Year: 1935
Instrumentation: Soprano, oboe, string quartet
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Jephthah's Daughter

Year: 1963
IBallet for chamber orchestra.
Duration: 25 mins.
Rights:C F Peters Corp
Query whether score /parts still exist (Peters); Ballet version for large orchestra see 'Tragic Celebration' (Peters 66131)

Ireland

Year: 1931
Instrumentation: Choir.
Text by David McKee Wright
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Killer of Enemies

Year: 1946
Ballet in two acts for narrator, woodwinds, percussion. Text by Erick Hawkins.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Letters from Morocco

Year: 1952
Instrumentation: Tenor voice, orchestra
Duration: 16 min
Rights: C F Peters Corp Score and parts available for rental (Peters 66126)

Masque of the Wild Man

Year: 1958
Duration: 18 mins.
Rights: C F Peters Corp
Available: Score and parts for rental (Peters 66128)
Ballet for chamber orchestra; flute, harp, piano. Celesta, timpani, percussion, strings; ballet version for large orchestra see Tapestry (Peters 66130)

Meditation for Orchestra

Year: 1956
Instrumentation: Orchestra
Duration: 12 min
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Mountain Regions (Gymnopedie III)

Year: 1953
Instrumentation: Harp, strings
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Musica Antiqua no. 1

Year: 1957
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, harp, marimba, 2 percussion, timpani.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust
Available: Score, Australian Music Centre

Nausicaa

Year: 1961
Opera
Rights: Belwin Mills, (Warner Chappell for print)

Night is the Colour of a Woman's Arm

Year: 1955
Instrumentation: Soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Text by Wallace Stevens.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Not All the Knives of the Lamp Posts

Year: 1955
Instrumentation: Soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Text by Wallace Stevens.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Pastoral

Year: 1951
Instrumentation: SSAA choir, clarinet
Rights:G Schirmer/Music Sales

Pastoral for Piano

Year: 1935
Instrumentation: piano
Duration: 2 min
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Title: Piano Sonata

Year: 1934
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Poem for Chorus and Orchestra

Year: 1933
Text by John Fletcher.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Postman's Knock

Year: 1938
Ballet for chamber orchestra
Rights:PGH Composers' Trust

Pre Columbian Prelude and Presto

Year: 1957
Instrumentation: Piccolo, flutes, pan pipes, whistles, owl, armadillo, maracas, scraper, drums, conch, handclapping.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Prelude and Scherzo

Year: 1937
Instrumentation: Large orchestra.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Prelude for a Pensive Pupil

Year: 1958
Instrumentation: Piano
Rights: Lawson Gould/ Allans Music Publishing (AUS)

Prelude for Orchestra

Scene I: Ballet of Ritual Dancers;
Scene II: Nocturne and Caedmon’s Song;
Scene III: Early morning
Year: 1936
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Profiles from China

Year: 1945
Instrumentation: Voice, piano
Duration: 7 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: score, American Music Centre

Quintet for Piano and Woodwind

Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Rationalists! Wearing Square Hats

Year: 1955
Instrumentation: Soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Text by Wallace Stevens.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Rest

Year: 1931
Instrumentation: Voice, piano
Duration: 3 min
Rights: L'Oiseau Lyre

The Robot

Year: 1936
Music for an abstract cartoon film, produced in London.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sappho

Year: 1963
Instrumentation: opera in 3 acts
Duration: 135 min
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust
Available: score, American Music Centre

Saul and the Witch of Endor

Year: 1959
Instrumentation: Ballet for trumpet, percussion, strings.
Duration: 20 mins.
Rights: C F Peters Corp
Available: score, Australian Music Centre
Concert version see 'Drama for Orchestra' (Peters 66124)

Scary Time

Year: 1958
Music for an animated documentary film on the Suez crisis, produced for UNICEF. For clarinet, violin, percussion.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Season in Hell

Year: 1966
Ballet for orchestra. After the poem ‘Une saison en enfer’ by Arthur Rimbaud.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sheiling Song

Year: 1932
Instrumentation: Voice and piano.
Text by Fiona McLeod.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sidi Amar in Winter

Year: 1947
Three songs. Text by Paul Bowles.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sinfonia Da Pacifica

Year: 1953
Instrumentation: Orchestra
Duration: 13 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: Material available in original manuscript form from Rental Library, NY office

Sinfonietta no. 1 for Orchestra

Year: 1934
Instrumentation: Small orchestra
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sinfonietta no. 2

Year: 1938
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sonata for Harp

Year: 1951
Instrumentation: harp
Duration: 10 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: score, American Music Centre

Sonata for Harp, Flute and Horn

Year: 1950
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Sonata for Piano and Percussion

Year: 1951
Instrumentation: Piano, percussion
Duration: 12 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: Original manuscript from Rental Library, NY office.

Sonatina

Year: 1938
Instrumentation: Flute (or recorder) and piano or for treble recorder or flute and piano
Duration: 7 min

Sonatina for Piano

Year: 1939
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Song in Summer

Year: 1935
For chorus and orchestra.
Text by John Fletcher.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Spanish Suite

i. Pavan: In the Lion’s Court
ii. Serenade: Three Donkeys
iii. Siesta: Afternoon Impression
iv. Fandango: Traditional Movements of Dance
v. Nocturne: Low Sky, so named after the peasants of Granada for the City of Lights seen below from the rock citadel
Year: 1935
Instrumentation: Chamber ensemble
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

String Quartet no. 1

Year: 1937
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Tapestry for Orchestra

Year: 1958
Instrumentation: Woodwinds, brass, timpani, percussion, harp, celesta, piano, strings
Duration: 18 mins
Rights: C F Peters Corp
Available: Score (no parts) for rental (Peters 66130) Ballet: Timpani, percussion, harp, strings, piano; Ballet version see 'The Masque of the Wild Man' (Peters 66128)

Tel

Year: 1950
Music for a cartoon film produced by Film Graphics Inc.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

They Are Not Long

Year: 1932
Instrumentation: Voice and piano.
Text by Ernest Dowson.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Year: 1948
Instrumentation: Voice, piano
Duration: 13 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales

Thomsoniana

Year: 1949
Instrumentation: Voice, horn, piano
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust
Available: score, Australian Music Centre

Three Gymnopedies

Year: 1953
Instrumentation: Harp, celeste, strings
Duration: 9 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: Original manscript form from Rental Library, NY office

Three Preludes for Piano

Year: 1932
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

To the Moon

Year: 1932
Instrumentation: Voice and piano.
Text by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Tragic Celebration

Year: 1964
Instrumentation: Orchestra
Duration: 25 mins
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust; reassigned to the Estate by publisher
Available: Score (no parts) for rental (Peters 66131); score also held at AMC; Ballet for alto clarinet, timpani, percussion, harp, strings; Ballet version for orchestra see 'Jephthah's Daughter' (Peters 66128)

The Transposed Heads

Year: 1953
Opera in six scenes
Duration: 75 min
Rights: G Schirmer/Music Sales
Available: Original manscript form from Rental Library, NY office; Score in American Music Centre Library.

Triad

Year: 1958
Ballet for small instrumental ensemble.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Trio for Pipes

Year: 1934
Instrumentation: Treble pipe in D, alto pipe in G or A, tenor pipe in D.
Rights: L'Oiseau Lyre

Tulsa

Year: 1949
Music for a documentary film produced by the U.S. State Department for circulation in occupied territories.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Violin Solo

Year: 1932
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Widow Bird

Year: 1932
Instrumentation: Voice, piano.
Text by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust

Wild Bells

Year: 1965
Instrumentation: Orchestra
Rights: PGH Composers' Trust