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List of Commissioned Works
     
Date  Composer  Title Other Information

1943

Benjamin Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb

SATB choir and organ
SATB soli

1943

Michael Tippett

Fanfare No.1 for 10 Brass Instruments

Brass ensemble

1944

Edmund Rubbra

The Revival

SATB choir and organ

1945

Lennox Berkeley

Festival Anthem

SATB choir, Soprano solo and organ

1946

Gerald Finzi

Lo, the full, final sacrifice

SSAATTBB choir and organ

1946

Benjamin Britten

Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria

Organ

1948

Christopher Headington

Festival Anthem: Supreme Bliss

Unknown

1949 John Rose Festival Hymn Unknown

1950

Malcolm Arnold

Laudate Dominum

SATB choir, baritone solo and organ

1954

James Butt

Bless the Lord

SATB choir

1956

David Barlow

Who shall ascend to the hill of the Lord

SATB choir

1958

George Dyson

Hail universal Lord

SATB choir and organ

1959

Elizabeth Poston

Festal Te Deum

SATB choir, organ and trumpet

1960

Peter Dickinson

Justus Quidem Tu es, Domine

SATB choir with baritone and treble soli and organ

1962

Brian Judge

Ambrosian Prayer

SATB choir with treble solo

1964

Christopher Le Fleming

Communion Service in D

Unknown

1965

Kenneth Leighton

Let all the world in every corner sing

SATB choir and organ

1966

John McCabe

A Hymne to God the Father

SATB choir with

1967

Richard Rodney Bennett

Five Christmas Carols: There is no Rose,  Out of your sleep, That younge child, Sweet was the song, Susanni

SATB choir

1968

Gordon Crosse

The Covenant of the Rainbow

SATB choir, organ and two pianos

1968

Herbert Howells

One thing have I desired of the Lord

SATB choir

1973

William Mathias

Missa Brevis

SATB choir with organ

1977

Sebastian Forbes

Quam Dilecta

SATB choir and organ

1983 Philip Moore At the round earth's imagined corners SATB choir and organ

1986

Herbert Sumsion

The spacious firmament on high

SATB choir and organ

1987

Geoffrey Burgon

The song of the creatures

SATB choir, soprano, countertenor and tenor soli and organ

1988

John Tavener

The Call

SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB choir

1988

Simon Lole

A Carol for Advent

SATB choir and organ;
Optional oboe and triangle

1989

Richard Shepherd

St Matthew’s Mass

SATB choir and organ;
Optional trumpet and timpani

1989

Alan Ridout

Toccata

Organ

1989

Ivan Moody

Canticle of Simeon

SSAATTBB choir

1990

Paul Edwards

God that madest earth and heaven

ATB choir and organ

1990

Trevor Hold

Verses from St Matthew

SATB choir

1991

Alec Wyton

Prayer for Church Musicians and Artists

SATB choir

1993

Diana Burrell

Heil’ger Geist in’s Himmels Throne

SATB choir, organ and percussion

2008

David Briggs

Toccata for St Matthew’s Day

Organ

2009

David Bednall

The Walter Hussey Centenary Mass

SATB choir and organ

2009

David Bednall

Aspire to God, my soul

SATB choir

2012

Paul Mealor

How beautiful on the mountains

SSAATTBB choir

2013

David Halls

Mass of the Altar of Life

SATB choir and organ

2013

David Halls

This is the Day

SATB choir

2014

Philip Stopford

 O how glorious is the kingdom

SATB choir and organ

2016 Simon Johnson Behold, the tabernacle of God SATB choir and organ
2016 David Maw Allein nach dir, Herr Organ (part of the Orgelbüchlein Project)
2017 James Davy Introit for a Feast Day SATB choir and organ
2017 James Whitbourn TBC TBC

 

 
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