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

▼ Large wind ensemble

▼ Larger wind ensemble

▼ Orchestra with instrumental or vocal soloist

▼ Solo instrumental

2009

uymp

1’

First performed at Commonwealth Resounds! festival, Trinidad, by Kit Downes, piano, November 2010 

First performed at Commonwealth Resounds! festival, Trinidad, by Kit Downes, piano, November 2010 

Chimes in Time - round-dance for piano solo

2010

uymp
M 57036 175 5

8’

Commissioned by David Ellis for inauguration of Patricia Cunliffe Award - First performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Commissioned by David Ellis for inauguration of Patricia Cunliffe Award - First performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Crow Undersongs - for solo viola

1981

Schott
ED 12099

11’

First performance by John Harding, Sydney, Australia, 11th August 1979 

First performance by John Harding, Sydney, Australia, 11th August 1979 

Dançando con Flores - for solo guitar

2012


5’

 

 

Do Well - 7 pieces for solo piano

2009

uymp
M 57036 117 5

15’

First complete performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

First complete performance by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. 5th May 2011 

Echo - for solo trumpet (Cincuentas 5)

2007

uymp
M 57036 034 5

4’

 

 

Elegy - for piano

1961

MS

6’

Awarded Peter Racine Fricker composition prize, 1961 - First public performance by Susan Bradshaw, McNaghten Concerts, London, U.K., November 1961 

Awarded Peter Racine Fricker composition prize, 1961 - First public performance by Susan Bradshaw, McNaghten Concerts, London, U.K., November 1961 

Flame Robin - for sopranino recorder solo

1995

Forsyth

1’

 

 

Funtoons - children’s pieces for piano

1985

MS

8’

 

 

Halifenu Vine Dance - for organ and pre-recorded organ

2005

uymp
M 57020 809 8

9’

First performed by Kevin Bowyer, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 22nd July 2006 

First performed by Kevin Bowyer, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 22nd July 2006 

Haunted - for solo bass guitar

2013

uymp
M 57036 478 7

5’

 

 

Jugalbandi Blues - for bass clarinet solo

2006

uymp

60”

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed at Henri Bok’s Silver Jubilee Concerts, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 28th & 29th November 2006 

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed at Henri Bok’s Silver Jubilee Concerts, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 28th & 29th November 2006 

Kauri - for solo tuba

2002

uymp
M 57020 704 6

11’

Commissioned by James Gourlay - First performance by James Gourlay at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds, U.K., 13th March 2003 

Commissioned by James Gourlay - First performance by James Gourlay at Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds, U.K., 13th March 2003 

Little Piano Pieces - from String Quartet no. 1 (with Piano Pieces), performable as a separate work

1972

Schott

8’

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performance as solo pieces by John Parr, Manchester University, U.K., 12th March 1976 

Commissioned by Lancaster University Granada Fellowship - First performance as solo pieces by John Parr, Manchester University, U.K., 12th March 1976 

Monsoon Toccata - for solo piano

2013

uymp
M 57036 472 5

4’

 

 

O alter Duft - for solo piano

1990

withdrawn

 

 

Outflow - for solo double bass

2012


3’

 

 

Papillon Postcards - 3 miniatures for solo piano

2005

uymp
M 57036 265 3

2’

Commissioned by Kate Dixon - First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 2nd-3rd September 2005 

Commissioned by Kate Dixon - First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 2nd-3rd September 2005 

Passing Bells - for piano solo

2006

uymp

3’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed by Peter Lawson, Mark Ray Memorial concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 23rd October 2006 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed by Peter Lawson, Mark Ray Memorial concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 23rd October 2006 

1988

MS

2’

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at John Manduell 60th-birthday concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., June 1988 

Commissioned by Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K. - First performed at John Manduell 60th-birthday concert, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., June 1988 

Peal IV - for organ

1988

MS

2’

First performed by Keith Elcombe, Whitworth Hall, Mancheter University, U.K., 24th February 1994 

First performed by Keith Elcombe, Whitworth Hall, Mancheter University, U.K., 24th February 1994 

People Pieces - 10 short teaching pieces for piano

2005

uymp
M 57020 837 1

12’

★ First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 3rd September 2005 

★ First complete performance at EPTA conference, Manchester, U.K., 3rd September 2005 

2000

uymp
M 57020 145 7

5’

★ Commissioned by Christopher Rowland for his daughter Hannah - First public performance by Catherine Pluygers, St Anne’s Church, Gresham St., London, 20th February 2004 

★ Commissioned by Christopher Rowland for his daughter Hannah - First public performance by Catherine Pluygers, St Anne’s Church, Gresham St., London, 20th February 2004 

1962

Schott
ED 10284

14’

First performed by Margaret Kitchin, Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, July 1962 

First performed by Margaret Kitchin, Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, July 1962 

2001

uymp
M 57020 146 4

15’

70th-birthday tribute to David Lumsdaine - First complete performance by Peter Lawson, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 10th May 2002 

70th-birthday tribute to David Lumsdaine - First complete performance by Peter Lawson, RNCM, Manchester, U.K., 10th May 2002 

Pilbara Park - for solo guitar

2012

uymp
M 57036 350 6

10’

 

 

Propel - for piano

2010

uymp
M 57036 237 0

3’

First performed by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 5th May 2011 

First performed by Panayiotis Demopoulos, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K., 5th May 2011 

Recitative - for solo trombone

2010

uymp
M 57036 199 1

8’

Commissioned by Heider Nasrallah - First performance by Heider Nasrallah, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, 14th May 2011 

Commissioned by Heider Nasrallah - First performance by Heider Nasrallah, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, 14th May 2011 

Rose luisante - for solo freebass accordion

2003

uymp
M 57020 747 3

9’

Commissioned by Park Lane Group - First performance by Milos Milivojevic,accordion, Park Lane Group series, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 5th January 2004 

Commissioned by Park Lane Group - First performance by Milos Milivojevic,accordion, Park Lane Group series, Purcell Room, South Bank, London, 5th January 2004 

Running Free - for tenor saxophone solo

2010

uymp
M 57036 184 7

6’

 

 

Set Two - 7 short pieces for solo bass clarinet

2008

uymp
M 57036 086 4

18’

★  

★  

Sinfin - for vibraphone solo

2000

uymp
M 57020 137 2

8’

Commissioned by Miguel Bernat - First performed by Miguel Bernat, Totally Huge New Music Festival, Perth, W. Australia, 11th May 2000 

Commissioned by Miguel Bernat - First performed by Miguel Bernat, Totally Huge New Music Festival, Perth, W. Australia, 11th May 2000 

Skipping side to side - for solo banjo

2012


5’

 

 

Some Say - 11 pieces for solo piano

2009

uymp
M 57036 129 8

11’

★  

★  

Swallowtail - for vibraphone solo

2004

uymp
M 57020 791 6

2’

Commissioned by Endymion Ensemble - First performed by Richard Benjafield, Birtwistle Games, Royal Festival Hall, London, U.K., 31st October 2004 

Commissioned by Endymion Ensemble - First performed by Richard Benjafield, Birtwistle Games, Royal Festival Hall, London, U.K., 31st October 2004 

Treatment of Silence - for violin and tape

1969

Schott
ED 11416

11’

First performed by Christopher Rowland, Lancaster University, U.K., 7th February 1974 

First performed by Christopher Rowland, Lancaster University, U.K., 7th February 1974 

Tulip Dance - for solo flute (arranged from Tulip Tree, 2003)

2008

uymp
M 57036 052 9

5’

 

 

Tulip Tree - dances for solo Bass and Treble Recorders

2003

uymp
M 57020 713 8

15’

 

 

Twinned Set - 7 short pieces for solo bassoon

2008

uymp
M 57036 085 7

16’

★  

★  

Worldwhorls - for bass clarinet solo

2000

uymp
M 57020 138 9

8’

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed by Henri Bok, Tatui, São Paolo, 16th November 2000 

Commissioned by Henri Bok - First performed by Henri Bok, Tatui, São Paolo, 16th November 2000 

▼ Vocal ensemble, chorus

▼ Voice with one instrumentalist

▼ Wind ensemble (up to 10 players)

 ▼ The works below are suitable for amateur players and students