Complete Works of Peter Warlock

Peter Warlock His Works

Songs | Other Vocal | Vocal Chamber
Instrumental | Writings

Principal publishers: Augener, Boosey & Hawkes, Chester, Curwen, Elkin, Enoch, Novello,
Oxford University Press, Stainer & Bell, Thames, Winthrop Rogers

MSS in GB-Lbm, Cam Univ Lib


The Wind from the West (E. Young), 1911
A Lake and a Fairy Boat (T. Hood), 1911
Music, when soft voices die (P. B. Shelley), 1911 [2 versions]
The Everlasting Voices (W. B. Yeats), 1915
The Cloths of Heaven (W. B. Yeats), 1916 [rev. 1919]
Saudades: Along the Stream (Li Po), Take, o take those lips away (W. Shakespeare),
Heraclitus (Callimachus), 1916-17
The Water Lily (R. Nichols), 1917
I asked a thief to steal me a peach (W. Blake), 1917 [2 versions]
Bright is the ring of words (R. L. Stevenson), 1918
To the Memory of a Great Singer (R. L. Stevenson), 1918 [rev. 1922]
Take, o take those lips away (W. Shakespeare), 2nd setting, 1918
As ever I saw, 1918

My gostly fader (C. duc d'Orléans), 1918
The bayley berith the bell away, 1918
Whenas the rye (G. Peele), 1918
Dedication (P. Sydney), ?1918
Love for Love, ?1918-19
My sweet little darling, ?1918-19
Sweet Content (T. Dekker), ?1918-19
Balulalow, ?1919
Mourne no Moe (J. Fletcher), 1919
Romance (R. L. Stevenson), 1919
There is a Lady, ?1919

Play Acting, 1920
Captain Stratton's Fancy (J. Masefield), 1921
Mr Belloc's Fancy (J. C. Squire), 1921 [2 versions]
Late Summer (E. B. Shanks), 1921-22
Good Ale, 1922
Hey troly loly lo, 1922
The Bachelor, 1922
Piggesnie, 1922
Little Trotty Wagtail (J. Clare), 1922
The Singer (E. B. Shanks), 1922
Adam lay ybounden, 1922
Rest sweet nymphs, 1922
Sleep (J. Fletcher), 1922
Tyrley Tyrlow, 1922

Lillygay: The Distracted Maid, Johnny wi' the Tye, The Shoemaker, Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane,
Rantum Tantum (V. B. Neuburg), 1922
Peterisms, set I: Chopcherry (G. Peele), A Sad Song (J. Fletcher), Rutterkin (J. Skelton), 1922
Peterisms, set II: Roister Doister (N. Udall), Spring (T. Nashe), Lusty Juventus (R. Wever), 1922-23
In an arbour green, 1922
Autumn Twilight (A. Symons), 1922
Milkmaids (J. Smith), 1923

Candlelight (12 nursery rhymes), 1923
Jenny Gray, 1923
2 Short Songs (R. Herrick): I held love's head,
Thou gav'st me leave to kiss, 1923
Consider (F. Madox Ford), 1923
Twelve Oxen, 1924
The Toper's Song, 1924
Sweet and Twenty (W. Shakespeare), 1924
Peter Warlock's Fancy, 1924
Yarmouth Fair (H. Collins), 1924
I have a garden (T. Moore), 1924 [1910, rev.]
Chanson du jour de Noël (C. Marot), 1925
Pretty Ring Time (W. Shakespeare), 1925
2 Songs (A. Symons): A Prayer to St Anthony, The Sick Heart, 1925

The Countryman (J. Chalkhill), 1926
Maltworms (W. Stevenson), collab. E. J. Moeran, 1926
The Birds (H. Belloc),1926
Robin Goodfellow, 1926
Jillian of Berry (F. Beaumont and J. Fletcher), 1926
Away to Twiver, 1926
Fair and True (N. Breton), 1926
3 Belloc Songs: Ha'nacker Mill, The Night, My Own Country, 1927
The First Mercy (B. Blunt), 1927
The Lover's Maze (T. Campion), 1927
Cradle Song (J. Phillip), 1927
Sigh no more ladies (W. Shakespeare), 1927

Walking the Woods, 1927
Mockery (W. Shakespeare), 1927
The Jolly Shepherd, 1927
Queen Anne, 1928
Passing by, 1928

Seven Songs of Summer:
The Passionate Shepherd (C. Marlowe), The Contented Lover (trans J. Mabbe), Youth (R. Wever),
The Sweet o' the Year (W. Shakespeare), Tom Tyler, Eloré Lo, The Droll Lover, 1928

And wilt thou leave me thus? (T. Wyatt), 1928
The Cricketers of Hambledon (Blunt) 1928
Fill the Cup, Philip, 1928
The Frostbound Wood (B. Blunt), 1929
After Two Years (R. Aldington), 1930
The Fox (B. Blunt), 1930
Bethlehem Down (B. Blunt), 1930 [rev. of 1927 choral version]

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Choral: The Full Heart (R. Nichols), S, SSAATTBB, 1916, rev. 1921
As Dewe in Aprylle, SSAATBB, 1918
Benedicamus Domino, SSAATTBB, 1918
Cornish Christmas Carol (H. Jenner), SSAATTBB, 1918
Kanow Kernow (H. Jenner), SSAATB, 1918
Corpus Christi, A,. T, SSAATBB, 1919
3 Carols: Tyrley Tyrlow, SATB, orch, Balulalow, S, SATB, str orch,
The Sycamore Tree, SATB, orch, 1923
One More River, Bar, TTBB, pf, 1925
The Lady's Birthday, Bar, ATTB, pf, 1925
The Spring of the Year (A. Cunningham), SATB, 1925

3 Dirges of Webster:
All the flowers of spring, SSAATTBB, Call for the Robin Redbreast, SSAA,
The Shrouding of the Duchess of Malfi, TTBB, 1923-5

Bethlehem Down (B. Blunt), SATB, 1927
I saw a fair maiden, SATTB, 1927
What Cheer? Good Cheer! 1927
Where Riches is Everlastingly, unison vv/SATB, org, 1927
The Rich Cavalcade (F. Kendon), SATB, 1928
The First Mercy (B. Blunt), SSA and pf, 1928 [arr of 1927 solo version]
The bayley berith the bell away, 2 voices and pf, 1928 [arr of 1918 solo version]
The Five Lesser Joys of Mary (D. L. Kelleher), unison vv, org, 1929
Carillon Carilla (H. Belloc), unison vv/SATB, org, 1930


My lady is a pretty one, 1v, str qt, 1919
The Curlew (W.B. Yeats), T, fl, eng hn, str qt, 1920-22
Corpus Christi, S, Bar, str qt, 1927 [rev of 1919 choral version]
Sorrow's Lullaby (T. L. Beddoes), S, Bar, str qt, 1926-7
My little sweet darling, 1v, str qt, 1927 [rev of 1919 solo version], unpubd
The Fairest May, 1v, str qt, 1930 [rev. of 1922 solo version]
Pretty Ring Time (W. Shakespeare) [rev. of 1925 solo version], nd, unpubd

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4 Codpieces, pf, 1916-17
A Chinese Ballet, pf, 1917, unpublished
An Old Song, small orchestra, 1917
The Old Codger [parody of Franck: Symphony], pf, 1917, unpubd
Folk Song Preludes, pf, 1918
Serenade, str orch, 1921-2
Capriol Suite, pf duet/str orch, 1926, arr. full orchestra, 1928
Row well ye Mariners, pf, n.d., unpubd


Frederick Delius (London, 1923)
Songs of the Gardens (London, 1925)
Preface to Arbeau: Orchesography, trans. C. Beaumont (London, 1925)
Thomas Whythorne: An Unknown Elizabethan Composer (London, 1925)
The English Ayre (London, 1926/R1970)
With C. Gray: Carlo Gesualdo: Prince of Venosa: Musician and Murderer (London, 1926/R1971)
With J. Lindsay The Metamorphosis of Aiax:
A New Discourse of a Stale Subject by Sir John Harington and the Anatomie of the Metamorpho-sed Aiax (London, 1927)
With J. Lindsay: Loving Mad Tom: Bedlamite Verses of the XVI and XVII Centuries (London, 1927)
Merry-Go-Down: A Gallery of Gorgeous Drunkards through the Ages:
Collected for the Use Interest Illumination and Delectation of Serious topers (London, 1929)
English Ayres: Elizabethan and Jacobean. A Discourse by Peter Warlock. (London, 1932)
Giles Earle his Booke (London, 1932)

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Created by Richard Valentine with devotion to the preservation
of the music and spirit of Peter Warlock.