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

▼ Full orchestra

▼ Instrumental duos

A Piece of Cake - for treble recorder and piano

2006

MS

80”

Commissioned by Alison Cox - First performed at Audrey Wheatley’s 80th-birthday celebrations, Bude, Cornwall, U.K., June 2006 

Commissioned by Alison Cox - First performed at Audrey Wheatley’s 80th-birthday celebrations, Bude, Cornwall, U.K., June 2006 

Above all that - for recorder and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 238 7

3’

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Civic Centre, Berkhamstead, U.K., 20th May 2011 

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Janet Simpson, piano, Civic Centre, Berkhamstead, U.K., 20th May 2011 

Behind all this - for descant recorder and harpsichord

2012


3’

Written for the 70th-birthday concert of John Turner, Manchester, April 2013 

Written for the 70th-birthday concert of John Turner, Manchester, April 2013 

Catercorny - 4 pieces for clarinet and piano (contains Litany above)

2004

uymp
M 57020 775 6

6’

★ First complete performance: Philip Edwards, clarinet and Robert Coleridge, piano, Regent Hall, London, 8th October 2005 

★ First complete performance: Philip Edwards, clarinet and Robert Coleridge, piano, Regent Hall, London, 8th October 2005 

Chant-au-clair - sopranino recorder and piano

1995

Forsyth**

 

 

Converse - for bass clarinet and tenor saxophone

2010

uymp
M 57036 173 1

9’

 

 

DancE-a-Triple-Round - for recorder and cello

2012


2’

 

 

Dawnfaring - for viola and piano

1984

Schott

15’

 

 

Duo - violin and viola

1963

MS

15’

First performed by Rodney Friend, violin and Leslie Malowany, viola, London, April 1963 

First performed by Rodney Friend, violin and Leslie Malowany, viola, London, April 1963 

Early to Bloom - for tenor recorder and harpsichord

2011


3’

First performed by John Turner, recorder and Ian Thompson, harpsichord, St. Philip’s Church, Salford, U.K., 17th May 2011 

First performed by John Turner, recorder and Ian Thompson, harpsichord, St. Philip’s Church, Salford, U.K., 17th May 2011 

Farings - for sopranino recorder and piano (the published compilation of all double-asterisked items)

2000

Forsyth

15’

 

 

Four small Farings - for sopranino recorder/piccolo and piano

1988

Forsyth**

 

 

Gioco dei Pari - for violin and viola (reworking of Duo of 1962)

2008

Schott

10’

 

 

The Incredible Flute Music - for flute and piano (Peal I)

1968

Schott
ED 11111

11’

First performed by Judith pearce, flute and Ronald Lumsden, piano, BBC broadcast, July 1970 

First performed by Judith pearce, flute and Ronald Lumsden, piano, BBC broadcast, July 1970 

Litany - for clarinet and piano

2004

Associated Board Spectrum series

1’

★ Commissioned by Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music 

★ Commissioned by Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music 

Margareeting - for tenor or descant recorder and piano

2000

MS

2’

★  

★  

Midwales Lightwhistle Automatic - for sopranino recorder and piano

1996

Forsyth**

 

 

Miss Carroll her Lullabye - for sopranino recorder and piano

1995

Forsyth**

 

 

Moonfaring - for cello and percussion

1983

Schott

19’-30’

Frs performed by Raphael Sommer, cello and Clive Malabar, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 12th November 1984 

Frs performed by Raphael Sommer, cello and Clive Malabar, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 12th November 1984 

O alter Duft - for piano duet

1990

withdrawn

 

 

Os - for oboe and vibraphone (revised 2002)

2000

uymp
M 57020 135 8

16’

Commissioned by Melinda Maxwell with funds from Golsoncott Foundation - First performance: Melinda Maxwell,oboe and Richard Benjafield, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 16th February 2000 

Commissioned by Melinda Maxwell with funds from Golsoncott Foundation - First performance: Melinda Maxwell,oboe and Richard Benjafield, percussion, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 16th February 2000 

Osanna for Lady O - for cello and piano (1997, rewritten 2007)

1997

uymp
M 57020 133 4

8’

Commissioned by Ralph Kirshbaum for Mancheter International Cello Festival - First performed by Alban Gerhardt, cello and Simon Parkin, piano, Manchester International Cello Festival, 3rd May 1988 

Commissioned by Ralph Kirshbaum for Mancheter International Cello Festival - First performed by Alban Gerhardt, cello and Simon Parkin, piano, Manchester International Cello Festival, 3rd May 1988 

Paluma - for sopranino recorder and piano (arranged from movement IV of Igórochki)

1993

MS

4’

 

 

Piano Sonata no.2 - piano 4-hands

1966

Schott
ED 11019

25’

First performed by Susan Bradshaw and Richard Rodney Bennett, London, May 1967; first performance of extended version: Yuji Takahashi and William Benjamin, Tanglewood, U.S., August 1967 

First performed by Susan Bradshaw and Richard Rodney Bennett, London, May 1967; first performance of extended version: Yuji Takahashi and William Benjamin, Tanglewood, U.S., August 1967 

Rapprochement - for cello and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 347 6

9’

Commissioned by York Late Music series - First performed by Simon Turner, cello and Richard Casey, piano, Unitarian Church, York, U.K., 3rd March 2012 

Commissioned by York Late Music series - First performed by Simon Turner, cello and Richard Casey, piano, Unitarian Church, York, U.K., 3rd March 2012 

Réflexions, Rose nord - for bass clarinet and vibraphone

1996

uymp
M 57020 132 7

5’

First performed by Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, vibraphone), Brussels, March 1997 

First performed by Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, vibraphone), Brussels, March 1997 

Sinfin parados - for vibraphone duo (arrangement of Sinfin)

2002

uymp
M 57020 683 4

8’

First performed by Chris Brannick and Richard Benjafield, vibraphones, National Centre for Early Music, York, U.K., 13th April 2002 

First performed by Chris Brannick and Richard Benjafield, vibraphones, National Centre for Early Music, York, U.K., 13th April 2002 

Songline - for double bass and piano

2011

uymp
M 57036 309 4

3’

★  

★  

Spell Respell - for electric basset clarinet and piano

1968

Schott
ED 11119

12’

First performed by John Gates, electric basset clarinet and Delors Stevens, piano, Santa Monica, California, 30th January, 1970 

First performed by John Gates, electric basset clarinet and Delors Stevens, piano, Santa Monica, California, 30th January, 1970 

Stars - for treble recorder and guitar (rev. 2004)

1995

uymp
M 57020131 0

13’

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Craig Ogden, guitar, Warwick Arts Centre, U.K., 19th October 1995 

First performed by John Turner, recorders and Craig Ogden, guitar, Warwick Arts Centre, U.K., 19th October 1995 

Strophics - for violin and piano

1961

MS

7’

 

 

Sunrising - for oboe and piano

1981

Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester

3’

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

Trying to make John SLOW DOWN AFTER 50 - for sopranino recorder and piano

1993

Forsyth**

 

 

Twirlpool - for flute and viola

2008

uymp
M 57036 040 6

3’

 

 

Two Birds by Kuring-Gai - for horn and piano

1981

Forsyth Bros. Ltd., Manchester

6’

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros., Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

★ Commissioned by Forsyth Bros., Ltd., Manchester, U.K. 

Two Jamaican Street Songs - Arthur Benjamin arr. Gilbert for Piano 4 hands

1990

Boosey

 

 

Ziggurat - for bass clarinet and marimba

1994

Schott

21’

Commissioned by Duo Contemporain - First performance: Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, percussion), Murcia, Spain, 19th May 1995 

Commissioned by Duo Contemporain - First performance: Duo Contemporain (Henri Bok, bass clarinet, Miguel Bernat, percussion), Murcia, Spain, 19th May 1995 

▼ 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