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Offline Dundonnell

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HUMPHREY SEARLE: A CATALOGUE OF THE ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

1941-42:Suite No.1 for string orchestra, op.1
1943:    Night Music for chamber orchestra, op.2: 9 minutes + (CPO cd)
1944:    Suite No.2 for string orchestra, op.4
              Piano Concerto No.1, op.5
1946:   Second Nocturne for chamber orchestra, op.7
             Highland Reel for orchestra
1948:   Fuga Giocosa for orchestra, op. 13
1949:   Gold Coast Customs for speaker, male chorus and orchestra, op.15
             Overture to a Drama, op. 17: 6 minutes + (CPO cd)
1950:   Poem for twenty-two strings, op. 18
1951:   “The Riverrun” for speaker and orchestra, op. 20: 30 minutes
1952:   “The Shadow of Cain” for speakers, male chorus and orchestra, op. 22: 25 minutes
1952-53:   Symphony No.1, op. 23: 25 minutes * + (CPO cd)
1954:   Concertante for piano, strings and percussion, op. 24: 6 minutes
             3 Songs of Jocelyn Brooke for high voice and chamber ensemble, op. 25(2): 18 minutes
1955:   Piano Concerto No.2, op. 27: 23 minutes
             Aubade for Horn and Strings, op. 28: 7 minutes + (CPO cd)
1956:   Ballet “Les Noctambules”, op. 30: 30 minutes
             (and Ballet Suite, op.30a : 14 minutes)
1956-58:   Symphony No.2, op. 33: 20 minutes + (Lyrita and CPO cds)
1958:   Variations and Finale for chamber ensemble, op. 34: 18 minutes
             Ballet “The Great Peacock, op. 34a
1959-60:   Symphony No.3, op. 36: 22 minutes + (CPO cd)
1962:   Symphony No.4, op. 38: 20 minutes + (CPO cd)
1963:   Ballet “Dualities”, op. 39: 20 minutes
1964:   Symphony no.5, op. 43: 25 minutes + (CPO cd)
             Scherzi for small orchestra, op. 44: 9 minutes
1967:   Scena “Oxus” for high voice and orchestra, op. 47: 6 minutes
1968:   Suite from the Opera “Hamlet”, op. 48 a: 15 minutes
1969:   Sinfonietta for chamber ensemble, op. 49: 18 minutes
1970:   “Jerusalem” for speakers, tenor, chorus and orchestra, op. 52 ++
              Zodiac Variations for small orchestra, op. 53: 10 minutes
1971:   “Labyrinth” for orchestra, op. 56: 20 minutes
1974:   “Kubla Khan” for tenor, chorus and orchestra, op. 60
1975:   “Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat” for baritone, chorus and orchestra, op. 65
1976:   “Contemplations” for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra, op. 66: 20 minutes
1977:   “Dr. Faustus” for singers, chorus and orchestra, op. 69 ++
1978-79:“The Serpent Son” for speakers, chorus and orchestra, op. 70 ++
1979:   “Tamesis” for orchestra, op. 71 ++
1981:   A Winchester Overture, op. 75 ++
1982:   “Three Ages” for orchestra, op. 77 ++


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Offline lescamil

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Re: Humphrey Searle(1915-85): A Catalogue of the Orchestral and Choral Music
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2012, 04:22:02 PM »
Anyone know if his Piano Sonata is available on recording anywhere? There is a long out of print and impossible to find Argo LP with Gordon Watson playing it, but I have had no luck finding it. I have the sheet music for it, and it looks like an incredible piece.
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