Anthony Gilbert

WORKS BY CATEGORY

Unless otherwise indicated, all works written between 1962 and 1994 are available from SCHOTT & Co. Ltd., 48 Great Marlborough St, London W1V 2BN. info@schott-music.com. Works marked uymp are available from THE UNIVERSITY of YORK MUSIC PRESS, YO10 5DD, info@musicroom.com, www.musicroom.com. Works for recorder with or without piano are available from FORSYTH MUSIC PUBLISHING DIVISION, 126 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GR, U.K. recordermusic@forsyths.co.uk. For information on works in manuscript, marked (MS), contact gilbertcomp@btinternet.com

NOTES ON WHAT FOLLOWS

* These little piano pieces now form part of People Pieces, 2003

** These little recorder pieces now form part of Farings, 2000

These pieces have been recorded, click on the icon for details.

Indicated durations are rounded up to the nearest minute

Compositions in title order

Chronological list of works

▼ Chamber (up to 10 players)

▼ Chamber and string orchestra

▼ Chamber ensemble or chamber orchestra with instrumental soloist

▼ Chamber with voice(s)

▼ Dramatic

Cantata - the man who tried to hijack an airliner

1971

withdrawn

16’

 

 

The Chakravaka-Bird - radio opera (libretto trans. from Indian sources by A. K. Ramanujan, Daniel H. H. Ingalls and the composer)

1977


77’

BBC Jubilee commission - First broadcast 14th January 1981, cond. Lionel Friend 

BBC Jubilee commission - First broadcast 14th January 1981, cond. Lionel Friend 

The Scene-Machine - one-act opera, libretto by George MacBeth

1970

Schott
libretto ED 11243

50’

Commissioned by Kassel State Opera - World première: soloists, chorus and orchesta of Kassel State Opera, cond. Klauspeter Siebel, dir. Ulrigh Melchinger, 4th April 1971; British première New Opera Company, Sadlers Wells, cond. Leon Lovett, dir. Anthony Besch, 1st March 1972 

Commissioned by Kassel State Opera - World première: soloists, chorus and orchesta of Kassel State Opera, cond. Klauspeter Siebel, dir. Ulrigh Melchinger, 4th April 1971; British première New Opera Company, Sadlers Wells, cond. Leon Lovett, dir. Anthony Besch, 1st March 1972 

▼ Full orchestra

▼ Instrumental duos

▼ Large wind ensemble

▼ Larger wind ensemble

▼ Orchestra with instrumental or vocal soloist

▼ Solo instrumental

▼ Vocal ensemble, chorus

▼ Voice with one instrumentalist

▼ Wind ensemble (up to 10 players)

 ▼ The works below are suitable for amateur players and students