LIST OF WORKS/PUBLISHED SCORES

(Scores in alphabetical order)


Published by 

S&B =  Stainer & Bell, London http://www.stainer.co.uk/samuel.html 
TC = Tŷ Cerdd, 'Discover Welsh Music' http://www.tycerddshop.com/products/sheet-music/rhian-samuel (hard copies and digital)         
Nov  = Novello, London 
Cad.  = Cadenza Music (in One-Minute Wonders, ed. C. Williamson, 2006)
AB  = ABRSM (in Spectrum for cello, ed. William Bruce, 2004)
Cur. = Curiad Publications (in The Living Harp, ed. Elinor Bennett, 1995) 
Andr.  = Andresier Editions, 1994.
Sim. = Simrock (in The String Quartet, ed. G. Winters, 1986)
comp. = to obtain a copy of this score, please contact the composer at r.samuel@city.ac.uk

[Click on the pieces marked in blue to hear performances on You Tube]
[Pieces marked with an asterisk are to be found on CDs listed in the discography.]

ORCHESTRA

Brass Express (1994) tpt, orch. (S&B,1997)

Dawnsiau'r Nant / Dances of the Stream (1999) full orch. (S&B,1999
            1. Dance of the sun on the stream (i) 
         2. Dance of the dark clouds 
         3. Dance of the sun on the stream (ii) 
         4. Dance of the rain on the stream  
         5. Dance of the sun on the stream (iii)

Elegy-Symphony (1981) full orch. (S&B,1997)
         1. Catena  
         2. Aria   
         3. Scherzo   
         4. Finale

Encounters (1991, rev. 2005)  pno, orch. (S&B, 2006

Lights in the City (2010)  full orch.  (S&B, 2010)

Path through the Woods, The (2011)  recorder, str orch. (S&B, 2011)

Scenes from an Aria (1996)  oboe, 2 horns, mar, str orch. (S&B,1997) 

Summer Path/Llwybr Hâf (2000) harp, str orch.  (S&B, 2000)

Tirluniau/Landscapes (2000) large orch.  (S&B, 2000)
            1. Cromlech.  
         2.The Old Man of Storr 
         3. Castell y Bere 
         4. Lights in the Bay 
  

VOICE(S) and ORCHESTRA

Belle Dame sans Merci, La (1982, rev.1987) [J.Keats] SATB chor, orch  (S&B,1997

Clytemnestra (1994) [after Aeschylus]  sop./m-sop, large orch, in 7 mvts (S&B,1997)
        1. The Chain of Flame  
        2. Lament for his Absence  /  2. Lament for his Absence
        3. Agamemnon's Return
        4. The Deed
        5. Confession  
        6. Defiance
        7. Epilogue/Lament

Daughters’ Letters (1996) [A.Stevenson] sop, str orch, 1 perc, in 2 mvts (S&B,1997)
        1. Marian Chandler to her mother in New Orleans   
        2. Kathy Chattle to her mother from the Good Samaritan Hospital, New York 

Intimations of Immortality (1978) [ Wordsworth] ten, ch orch (S&B, 1997

Path (1995) [Anne Stephenson] med. vce, str orch (S&B,1997

Song for the Divine Miss C, A (1987) [A.D.Hope] sop, ten, SATB chor, orch. (S&B,1997)

White Amaryllis, The (1991) [May Sarton]  med. vce, orch, in 3 mvts  (S&B,1997)
         1. Celebration 
         2. The Snow Light
         3. Before Dawn


WIND ORCHESTRA

On this precious earth 2016  (TC, forthcoming, 2017)
       1. Diminishing glory  
       2. Under the night sky  
       3. Lament for Paris



BRASS BAND

Taliesin 2016 (TC, forthcoming, 2017)



SOLO VOICE / VOICE with PIANO  

Alarch, Yr (The Swan) (2009) [Anon.,14th cent.] solo bar (S&B, 2009), or solo sop (S&B, 2016

Before Dawn (1988) [May Sarton] med voice, pno (S&B,1997)

Cerddi Hynafol (Ancient Songs) [Anon.] 3 songs: m-sop, pno (S&B, 2001)
        1. Hwiangerdd Dinogat 
        2. Galarnad Heledd  
        3. Crys y Mab 

Cool Heart, The (1992) [E. Bishop]  song cycle: med vce, pno (comp)
        1. Thunder 
        2. I  am in need of music  
        3. To a Tree  
        4. The Moon in my Sky

Flowing Sand, The [Samuel Beckett] song cycle: bar, pno (S&B, 2006)
        1. what would I do  
        2. my way is in the sand  
        3. Da Tagte Es 
        4. Roundelay  
        5. saying again

Gaze, The (2013) [Shakespeare] sop, pno (TC, 2016)

Hare in the Moon, The (1978, rev.79) [Ryokan] sop, pno (S&B,1997*

Moon & Birds [A.Stevenson, E.Dickinson]  m-sop, pno (S&B, 2011)
          (i) Blackbird 
        (ii) The Moon is Distant  
        (iii) Bird in Hand 
        (iv) On not being able to look at the moon 

Nantcol Songs [Anne Stevenson]  sop, pno (S&B, 2003)
         (i) The Wind, the Sun and the Moon 
        (ii) A Perfect View *

Songs of Earth and Air (1983 rev.2002) [Lee, Davies, Silkin, Leslie] 4 songs: med.vce, pno (S&B, 2003)
         1. April Rise *
         2. The Kingfisher *
         3. Snowdrop
         4. A Warm Rain

Spring Diary [Anne Stevenson]  bar, pno (S&B, 2010)
        (i) Arrival Dream 
       (ii) Snow Squalls 
       (iii) It happens 
       (iv) East Wind 
       (v) A Clearer Memory 

Swift, Radiant Morning, A [Charles Sorley]  bar, pno (S&B, 2015)
        (i) Rooks 
        (ii) The Sounds of War 
       (iii) The Signpost  
       (iv) In Memoriam 
       (v) Earth's King

Summer Songs [D.Levertov, Z.Ghose]  med/high vce, pno (S&B, 2010)
       (i) A Dragonfly in the Sun  
       (ii) In Summer

White Amaryllis, The (1991) [M.Sarton] song cycle:  med vce, pno (S&B, 1997)
        1. Celebration 
         2. The Snow Light
         3. Before Dawn

Wildflower Songbook  (2014) [A.Stevenson] m-sop, pno (TC, 2016)
       (i) Naming the Flowers  
       (ii) Rosebay Ballad 
       (iii) Digitalis


VOICE WITH OTHER INSTRUMENTS/ENSEMBLE


Colours [Anne Stevenson] sop, tpt, org (S&B, 2007)
       (i) Enough of Green 
       (ii) The Circle

Cool Heart, The (1992 rev.1995) [E.Bishop] song cycle: med vce, Bb cl, vn, vc, pno (comp)
       1. Thunder 
        2. I  am in need of music  
        3. To a Tree  
        4. The Moon in my Sky

Hare in the Moon, The (1978, rev.79) [Ryokan] sop, mar, vibr, d. bass  (S&B,1997)

Haze and the Absence of Clouds [Z.Ghose, H.Thoreau] sop, str 4tet, pno (S&B, 2012)

Moon and Birds [A.Stevenson, E.Dickinson] m-sop, fl, hp, str 4tet (S&B, 2011)
        (i) Blackbird 
       (ii) The Moon is Distant 
       (iii) Bird in Hand  
       (iv) On not being able to look at the moon 

Nantcol Songs [A.Stevenson]  sop, 6 harps  (S&B, 2003)
        (1) The Wind, the Sun and the Moon 
        (2) A Perfect View 

Of Swans, Snails and Geese (1996) [M.Sarton] m-sop, 2 ten, bar, 2 elec.guit, bass gt  (S&B,1997)
         1. The Memory of Swans
         2. Eine kleine Snailmusik
         3.  Franz, a Goose

River, A [Anne Stevenson] sop, baroque/mod. oboe, viol/vc, hpsichd  (S&B, 2008)

Three Yeats Songs  sop, fl (comp, 1967, rev, 2017)
         1. Had I the Heavens' embroidered cloths
         2. He and She
         3. Sweet Dancer

Trinity [Anne Stevenson]  sop, fl, pno (S&B, 2004) *
        1. Trinity at Low Tide 
        2. Without Me  
        3. Vertigo


Trois Chansons de François Villon (1969 rev.1998) med/high voice, flute  (S&B,1998)
        1. Ballade I  
        2. Ballade II  
        3. Epistre

Three Songs with Guitar (1986) [Poe, Soyinka, Haines]  high voice, guitar  (And. 1987) 
        1. A Dream within a Dream
        2.  Night
        3. If the owl calls again

Witch’s Manuscript, The (1987) [Carol Rumens]  sop, brass 5tet (S&B,1997)
                            

STRING QUARTET

Last Dance, The  2009 (S&B, 2009)

Preludes and Dances 1997 (S&B, 1997)

Quartet: Threaded Light  2012 (S&B, 2012)

Rondo Pizzicato (1981)  1986 (Sim 1981)



OTHER INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

Brass Tacks  brass 5tet 2013 (S&B, 2013)

Dovey Junction  brass 5tet 2005 (S&B, 2005)

Emerging (lightly) ch ens w. solo viola 2008 (S&B, 2008)

Every Day Dancing clar 4tet 2004 (S&B, 2004)
         (i) Moving On 
        (ii) Waving  
        (iii) Strolling  
        (iv)  Moving On/Waving II

Five Miniatures pno 5tet. 2001 (S&B, 2001)
        1. Tides 
        2. Surreptitious Waltz  
        3. Pines by Moonlight 
        4. Distant Hymn 
        5. Motoring

Fritillaries (2014) cl in A/viola, harp 2014 (TC, 2016)
        1. Pearl-Bordered  
        2. Queen of Spain  
        3. Silver-Washed

Locomotion  (2016) 4 clarinets (S&B, 2016)
        1. Strolling  
        2. Contemplating   
        3. Walking with all due speed

Mist on the Hills accordion, string 4tet 2010 (S&B, 2010)

On this precious earth chamber ensemble (wind 5tet & strings) 2015 (comp)
       1. Diminishing glory  
       2. Under the night sky  
       3. Lament for Paris  

Pererin duo for flute & clarinet in Bb  2017 (comp)

Phantasy Trio violin, cello, pno  2010 (S&B, 2010)

Primavera (1984-2002) wind 5tet (S&B, 2002)

Quartet for Piano and Strings:  Light and Water 2003 (S&B, 2003)
        1. Light through Water  
        2. Light above Water   
        3. Water above Light   
        4. Water through Light

Redlands Suite ob, cl, bsn (1965, rev. 2017) (TC, 2017)
        1. Distances  
        2. Stony Ground  
        3. On Green Lawns 
        4. Irregular Paths  

Ribbons and Streamers I (2013, rev. 2015) flute, guitar  (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Ribbons and Streamers II (2015) flute, viola, harp  (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Shadow Dance (1984, rev.85) flute, oboe, pno  (S&B,1997)

Through Windows and the Balustrades beyond flute, viola, harp 1998 (S&B, 1998)

Trio: Stepping Out II cl, viola, pno 2000 (S&B, 2000)
         

PIANO / PIANO DUET / PIANO DUO

Dream-Images solo piano 1997 (S&B, 1997)
         1.  Winding Paths
         Interlude I
         2.  Distant Fountains
         Interlude II
         3.   Weeping Trellises

Fragile Landscapes (2013) solo piano (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Garland For Anne, A solo piano 2003 (S&B, 2003) *
        1. The Therapy of Moonlight
         2. Vertigo
         3. On Going Deaf
         4. Morning
         5. Four-and-a Half Dancing Men

Gaslight Square I solo piano 2004 (Cad. 2004)

Gaslight Square II piano duet 2006 (S&B, 2006) *

Mechanical and Fantastical Studies solo piano 2011 (S&B, 2011)
       1. Mechanical Study I
       2. In the Air
       3. Mechanical Study II
       4. Falling Star
       5. Mechanical Study II

Off to Narita solo piano 2002 (S&B, 2002)

Serenade Duo two pianos 2004 (S&B, 2004)

Time of the Singing of Birds, The  (2014) solo piano (TC, 2016) 

Weeping Trellises solo piano 1997 (S&B, 1997)

Ymddiddan/Dialogue  two pianos 1998 (S&B, 1998)
        1. Hedfan/Flying  
        2. Galar/Grief  
        3. Igamogam/ Zigzag


HARP SOLO / DUO / ENSEMBLE

Dance of the Curlews two harps 2008 (S&B, 2008)

Far across the sea /Ymhell dros y môr solo harp 2009 (S&B, 2009)

Fritillaries (2014) clarinet in A / viola, harp (TC, 2016)

La Roca Blanca solo harp 1995 (Cur, 1995)

Little Serenade for Skaila solo harp 2004 (S&B, 2004)

Nantcol Songs [Anne Stevenson] sop, 6 harps 200(S&B, 2003)
         (1) The Wind, the Sun and the Moon 
         (2) A Perfect View 

Ribbons and Streamers II (2015) flute, viola, harp (TC, forthcoming, 2017)


Through Windows and the Balustrades beyond flute, viola, harp 1998 (S&B, 1998)


VIOLIN

One Charming Night violin, pno 1998 (S&B, 1998) 

Shards of Light solo violin 2005 (S&B, 2005)


VIOLA

Blythswood (1996) viola, pno 1997 (S&B, 1997) *
         (i) Tangled Webs 
         (ii) Gannets Diving 
         (iii) . . . to become the song

Fritillaries (2014) clar in A / viola, harp (TC, 2016)

Ribbons and Streamers II (2015) flute, viola, harp (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Through Windows and the Balustrades beyond flute, viola, harp 1998 (S&B, 1998)


CELLO

Time out of Time. suite: cello, pno 2001 (S&B, 2001) *
        1.  Angels (i)  
        2. Tin Soldier  
        3. The Little Boat at its Moorings  
        4. Mechanical Doll 
        5. Harmonium  
        6. Angels (ii)

Tin Soldier cello, pno 2003  (AB, 2003)


FLUTE  

Ariel (1988) flute, pno 1997 (S&B, 1997) *

Dance in the Light  two flutes 1997 (S&B, 1997)

Fantasy Quintet  five flutes 1997 (S&B, 1997)
         (i) Dark Journey  
        (ii) Dance in the Light

Pererin duo for flute & clarinet in Bb  2017 (comp)

Ribbons and Streamers I  (2013, rev. 2015) flute, guitar (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Ribbons and Streamers II (2015) flute, viola, harp (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Three Yeats Songs  sop, fl (comp, 1967 rev 2017)
         1. Had I the Heavens' embroidered cloths
         2. He and She
         3. Sweet Dancer

Through Windows and the Balustrades beyond flute, viola, harp 1998 (S&B, 1998)
in one movement

Trinity [Anne Stevenson]  sop, fl, pno (S&B, 2004*
        1. Trinity at Low Tide 
        2. Without Me  
        3. Vertigo

Trois Chansons de François Villon (1969 rev.1998) med/high voice, flute  (S&B,1998)
        1. Ballade I  
        2. Ballade II  
         3. Epistre

Wherever I go (1995) solo flute  (S&B, 1997) 


OBOE

Shaping the Air oboe, pno 2000 (S&B, 2000)
        1. Fretting  
       2. Silver Ropes  
       3. Windmills

Traquair Music (1989) solo oboe  (S&B,1997) *
      1. Dance   
      2. Plaint  
      3. Dance/Plaint


CLARINET

. . . et lamentable joye (1988, rev. 2002) solo clar in Bb (S&B, 2002)

Every Day Dancing clar 4tet 2004 (S&B, 2004)
        (i) Moving On 
        (ii) Waving 
       (iii) Strolling   
       (iv) Moving On/Waving II

Fritillaries (2014) clar in A, viola, harp (TC, 2016)

Little Duos  2 clars in Bb, 2006 (S&B, 2006)
       (i) Presto  
       (ii) Andante 
       (iii) Presto

Pererin duo for flute & clarinet in Bb  2017 (comp)

Stepping Out (1996) clarinet in Bb, piano (S&B, 1997)


SAXOPHONE

In Situ (2013) ten sax, pno (TC, 2016)
        (i) Uneven Ground 
        (ii) Bitter Water

Shaping the Air (arr.) sop. & alto saxes, pno 2002 (S&B, 2002)  

Songlines alto sax, pno 2002 (S&B, 2002)
        (i) Violets are Blue  
        (ii) Fourteen Angels 
        (iii) The Tree on the Hill


BASSOON

Little Duos (2013) two bsns (TC, forthcoming, 2017)
        (i) Winding Tune  
        (ii) Ave Regina 
       (iii) Receding Tune


TRUMPET

Colours [Anne Stevenson] sop, tpt, org (S&B, 2007)
       (i) Enough of Green 
       (ii) The Circle

Three Pieces tpt, org  1999 (S&B, 1999)
       1. Eryri  
       2. Black Mantillas  
       3. Threnody with Fanfares *


TROMBONE

Variations (1988 rev. 2002) trombone 4tet  (S&B, 2002)


HARPSICHORD

Copper Ribbons 2006 (S&B, 2006)

Silver Threads 2006 (S&B, 2006)


ORGAN

Chorale Prelude: Valet will ich dir geben 2015  (TC, 2016)

Colours [Anne Stevenson] sop, tpt, org (S&B, 2007)
       (i) Enough of Green 
       (ii) The Circle

Fel Blodeuyn (Like a Flower) 1992   (S&B, 1997)


Three Pieces tpt, org  1999 (S&B, 1999)
       1. Eryri  
       2. Black Mantillas  
       3. Threnody with Fanfares 


GUITAR

Naming the Flowers 3 pieces: solo guit 1999 (S&B 1999)
         (i) Sky-Blue Chicory and Purple Angelica 
        (ii) The Shell-Frail Colour of Harebells  
       (iii) Foxglove, Balsam and Pods of Sweet Cicely 

Ribbons and Streamers I  flute, guit 2013 rev. 2015. (TC, forthcoming, 2017)

Three Songs with Guitar (1986) [Poe, Soyinka, Haines]  high vce, guit.  (And., 1997) 


ACCORDION

MIst on the Hills accordion, string 4tet 2010 (S&B, 2010) 



SATB CHORUS

Ave Maria (2013) (TC, 2016)

Ave Regina Coelorum  2013 (Nov. 2014)

Changes (1973, rev.78) [Priest Saigyo]  + solo vibr  (S&B, 1997)

Clear Midnight, A (2014) [Walt Whitman] + org (TC, 2016)

Dear Night [H. Vaughan] + org  1998 (S&B, 1998)

Gossamer Thread, The  + org (2015-7) [Walt Whitman] (TC, 2017)

Jacobean Lyrics (1979 rev.97) [G.Herbert, B.Johnson, Beaumont & Fletcher]  (S&B, 1997)
         1. I got me flowers  
         2. Slow, slow, fresh fount  
         3. Now the lusty Spring is seen

Jolly Wat (1971) [Anon.] (S&B, 1997) *

Love bade me welcome [George Herbert] 2014 (S&B, 2014)  

Lovesongs and Observations (1989) [E.Dickinson] 1997 (S&B, 1997)
        1. Let me not mar  
        2.To make a prairie  
        3. My river runs to thee  
        4. The first arbutus
        5. Proud of my broken heart   
        6. The Rat

Opposites [Shakespeare] 2010 (S&B, 2010)
       1. Age and Youth  
       2. Sun and Shadow  

Pan ddaw ust y nos/When the calm of night [Nesta Wyn Jones] + org  2005 (S&B, 2005)

So Long Ago (1979) [J. Pudney]  (S&B, 1997)

Two Elizabethan Songs  (comp, 1967 rev. 2017) 
      1. Without Dyscorde
      2. Westron Wynde

Two English Carols  (comp, 1969 rev. 2017)
     1. Ivy
     2. The Heron Flew East (Corpus Christi Carol) 

What Cheer? [Anon.] + org  (S&B, 2011)