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Absence anon [SSAA] (1919†)
Ah! County guy! [serenade] Scott [equal voices] (1919†)
And will he not come again? Shakespeare [SSAA, piano] (1914†)
The birds Blake [alto or bar, pno] (1919†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1997 – Havergal Brian: The Complete Piano Music – Athene Minerva
The blossom in C major Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
Blow, blow thou winter wind Shakespeare from As You Like It [SATB] (1925†) 1982 – Sain Records
Care-charmer sleep Samuel Daniel [voice, piano] (1919†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
A child’s prayer Betham-Edwards [SA, piano] (1914†)
The chimney sweeper in G major - E flat Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) – 3´ 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Chorus [from Prometheus unbound Chorus from Act I] Shelley [unaccompanied] (1937-44†)
Clown’s song Shakespeare from Twelfth night (c1600), Act 5, scene 1 ‘When that I was and a little tiny boy’ [partsong] (1914†)
Come away, death Shakespeare [TbarB, piano] (1925†)
Come o’er the sea Moore [SATB] (1906†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Day and night Op.13b Cumberland [tenor, piano] (1906†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
Daybreak Longfellow [SATB] (1910†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
The defiled sanctuary Blake from posthumous Miscellaneous Poems and Fragments [medium voice, piano] (1918-19†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1997 – Havergal Brian: The Complete Piano Music – Athene Minerva 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
The dream Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
The echoing green Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
A faery song Op.13c Yeats [mezzo, piano] (1906†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
Fair pledges of a fruitful tree Herrick [SA, piano] (1919†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Fairies’ song Cumberland (orig. Philip Marston - lost) [SSAA] (1908†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
The fairy palace Drayton [SSA, piano] (1915†)
Farewell Op.6 Bishop Heber [alto or bar, pno] (?1904-06†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Fear no more the heat of the sun Shakespeare [SATB] (1919†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
The fly in C major Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) – 1´ 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
Full fathom five Shakespeare [SSAA, piano] (1921†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Goodbye to summer Allingham [SA, piano] (1914†)
Grace for a child in C major [‘… a two-part easy school song’ - HB] Herrick Noble numbers (1647) no 95 Another grace for a child [SA, piano] (1914†) – 1´ 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
O happiness, celestial fair [choral canon] Hannah More [SATB] (1924†)
He was a rat anon [SATB] (1914†)
If I could speak Op.13b Cumberland [tenor, piano] (1906†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
If I had but two little wings Coleridge [SA, piano] (1914†)
In a fairy boat [rondel] Weller [SSAA] (1906†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Infant joy Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
It was a lover and his lass Shakespeare [SSA] (1919†)
Lady Ellayne Temple Keble [medium voice, piano] (1918-19†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
The lamb Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
The land of dreams Blake from posthumous Miscellaneous Poems and Fragments [voice, piano] (1919†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1997 – Havergal Brian: The Complete Piano Music – Athene Minerva 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Laughing song Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
Legend of Altenahr author unknown [male voices] (1914†)
The little black boy in A minor - A major Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) – 4´ 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
The little boy found Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SA, piano] (1914†)
The little boy lost Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SA, piano] (1914†)
Little sleeper [from Soliloquy upon a dead child] Op.13a Hafiz trans Richard le Galliene [sop or ten, pno] (1906†) rev 1972 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
Little white lily MacDonald [SSA, piano] (1914†)
The lost doll Kingsley [voice, piano] (1914†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
Love is a merry game Temple Keble [voice, piano] (1918†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Lullaby of an infant chief Scott [SATB] (1906†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
The mad maid’s song Herrick [mezzo, pno or orch] (1910†) orch score lost 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
Meg Merrilies Keats Old Meg she was a gypsy [male voices] (1914†)
The message Op.6 Donne [alto or bar, pno] (?1904-06†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
O mistress mine Shakespeare [partsong] (1915†)
The moon Cumberland [SA, piano] (1914†)
The mountain and the squirrel Emerson Fable [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) for children – 2´ 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
The night piece Herrick [tenor, pno or orch] (1910†) orch score lost 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
On parting Temple Keble [voice, piano] (1918†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
The owl author unknown [female voices] (1914†)
Pack clouds away Heywood [SSA, piano] (1919†)
Pastoral: the shepherd Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [SSA, piano] (1914†)
The phantom wooer Beddoes [SATB] (1918†)
Piping down the valleys wild in C major Blake from Songs of Innocence and Experience [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) – 2´ 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Renunciation Temple Keble [medium voice, piano] (1918-19†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
The river Cumberland [SA, piano] (1914†)
Sands of Dee [Sands o’ Dee] Kingsley [mixed voices] (1914†)
Three semichoruses [from Prometheus unbound Act II scene 2] Shelley [1,3 unacc; 2 acc fl, hp] (1937-44†) – 15´
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Op.5 Shakespeare Sonnet 18 (pub 1609) [SATB] (1903†) 1982 – Sain Records 1977
Shall I then be spared? [choral canon] Hannah More [SATB] (1924†)
Since love is dead Bowles [voice, piano] (c.1922-23†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Soliloquy upon a dead child Cumberland [sop or ten, pno] (1906†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
A song of willow Shakespeare [SSA, piano] (1914†)
Sorrow song Op.6 Samuel Daniel [alto or bar, pno] (?1904-06†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
The soul of steel C. M. Masterman [voice, piano] (1920-21) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Soul star Bantock (orig Philip Marston - lost) [SATB] (1906†)
Spring – sound the flute Blake [SA, piano] (1914†)
Spring – sound the flute Blake [SSA, piano] (1914†)
Spring, the sweet spring Nash [SA, piano] (1919†)
Stars of a summer night Op.1 Longfellow [SSAATTBB] (1905†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Summer has come, little children in D major Cumberland [SA, piano] (1914†) – 2´
Sweet solitude [choral canon] Hannah More [SATB] (1924†)
Take, O take those lips away Shakespeare from Measure for Measure [voice, piano] (1919-21) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Tell me, thou soul of her I love Op.13d/1 Thomson [SATB] (1906†) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
Tell me, where is fancy bred Shakespeare from The Merchant of Venice [SSAA] (?1910s/20s) 1975 – Havergal Brian 13 Part Songs – British Music Society Environs
To daffodils Herrick [SA, piano] (1919†)
Under the greenwood tree Shakespeare [SSA] (1919†)
Violets Herrick [SSA, piano] (1914†)
Vital spark of heavenly flame [choral canon] Pope [SSAA] (1924†)
What does little birdie say? Tennyson from Sea dreams (1860) [unison or solo, piano] (1914†) – 1´ 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
When I lie ill Op.13b Cumberland [tenor, piano] (1906†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records
When icicles hang by the wall Shakespeare from Love’s Labours Lost [voice, piano] (1919†) 2011 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 1 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
When the sun goes down Temple Keble [voice, piano] (1918†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records
Why dost thou wound and break my heart? Herrick [tenor, piano] (1910†) 2012 – The complete Havergal Brian songbook - volume 2 – Stone Records 1982 – Havergal Brian: Songs, _Legend_ for violin and piano – Toccata Classics
Ye spotted snakes Shakespeare [SSAA] (1914†)