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Janus RefOpus NoTitleDescriptionDatesGenre
A1 After dinner grace3 items; paper.1902-1927Sacred
A218Andromeda2 items; paper.1903-1908Choral
A398Angel spirits of sleep2 items; paper.1910Part-song
A48At the lake sideSee I5/2. (Movement 2 of "Impressions pour violon et piano")1901Chamber music
B119The Ballad of Kingslea Mere 7p (17 copies); paper. Song with pianoforte accompaniment by Cyril Bradley Rootham' (Leipzig: Charles Avison, 1907). (Words: Thomas Love Peacock)1907Song
B223Beyond the SeaSee S6 and S10/1.1906Song
B358A boy's song 5p; paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1919) Words by James Hogg, music by Cyril Bradley Rootham. See also S6. 1919Song
B423The brambleSee S10/1.1903Song
B517Break, break, break4p; paper (quartett for male voices). Weekes & Co.'s Male Voice Part Songs no. 33. (London: Weekes & Co., n.d.). Words by Lord Tennyson, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To Walter J. Kidner Esq. and the Members of the Bristol Gleemen's Society'. 1890-1930Part-song
B665Brown earth3 items; paper.1921-1922Choral
B758ButterfliesSee S3 and T2.1919-1920Song
C1 Cambridge is a merry town1p; paper. Facsimile of manuscript. Words from 'A courtier's censure of the King's Intertaynment at both the Universities' 1615 (Cole MSS, Brit. Mus.). Air 'Peg a Ramsey', harmonised by C.B. Rootham. 1890-1930Song
C2 Carn Brea gavotte1p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. 1890-1930 
C3 Cavatina (for violin & piano)2p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. Dated Dec. 1895. 'Composed for M.M.R.'. 1895Chamber music
C462A child's prayer5p; paper. (London: Curwen, 1921). Words by Siegfried Sassoon, music by Rootham. See also S3. 1921Song
C541The choruses from Achilles in Scyros2 items; paper.1912Choral
C693City in the west4 items; paper.1936Choral
C729Coronach2 items; paper.1908Part-song
C8 [Cricket song]4p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. Words by Morton Luce, music by Rootham. Begins 'Tis manly pastime makes the man, and manly cricket leads the van'. 1890-1930Song
D163, 79, 101The dances from the Faery Queen4 items; paper. 1923-1926Arrangement
D287Daybreak at Sea12p; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, 1933). Words by Michael McKenna, music by Rootham. The Oxford Choral Songs no. 758.1933Part-song
E178Eight bells8p; paper: for chorus of men's voices (unaccompanied) - (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1926). Poem by J.C. Squire, music by Rootham. 1926Part-song
E237Elegiac rhapsody on an old church melody2 items; paper.1910-1911Organ
E328Epinikion2 items; paper.1907-1908Organ
E458Everyone sangSee S3 and T2.1919-1920Song
F114Fantasia overture for organ in D minor8p; paper. (London: Houghton & Co., 1902). Houghton & Co.'s Original Works & Transcriptions for the Organ no. 3. Dedicated to Sir Walter Parratt. 1902Organ
F243Follow your saint (madrigal)11p; paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1913). Words from Campion and Rosseter's Book of Airs (1601), set to music by Rootham. Stainer & Bell's Choral Library for Mixed Voices no. 101. 1913Part-song
F3 Football song5p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. Words by Morton Luce, music by Rootham. Begins 'Oh sturdy & fleet be the British athlete, though summer to winter must yield'. [Rugby] Football Song.1890-1930Song
F451For the fallen3 items; paper.1915-1995Choral
F544Four dramatic songs5 items; paper.1913Song
F696Four hymns11p; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, 1937). 1. Who shall ascend: words by Thomas Edwards Hankinson (1840), music by Rootham. 2. None other lamb: words by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1892), music by Rootham. 3. Love, lift me up: words by Edmund Spenser (1596), music by Rootham. 4. O lord, in me: words by Mary, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621), music by Rootham. 1937Sacred
F78Four impressions (Killarney) 41p; paper: miniatures for violin solo and small orchestra by Cyril B. Rootham. Autograph manuscript score. Dated July 1900. 1900Orchestral
F812Four miniature tone-pictures (from the Bavarian & Austrian Tyrol) for violoncello & pianoforte10p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. Dated Sep. 1903. Comprises: I. Zugspitze; II. Frillensee. 1903Chamber music
F954From all that dwell below the skies7p; paper. Autograph manuscript score: short motet founded on the hymn tune Melcombe for 4 and 5 voices by Cyril Bradley Rootham. Dated March 1916. 'From all that dwell (Isaac Watts 1719) hymn 201 S.J.C. Hymn Book.' With cutting from 'The Times' (19 Apr. 1916). 1916Sacred
F1095Full fathom fiveSee T5 (Two Shakespeare Songs).1936Part-song
G145Gay marigold4p; paper: part-song for equal voices. (London: Curwen & Sons, 1914.) Words by Robert Bridges, music by Rootham. 1914Part-song
G2 Golden slumbers kiss your eyes1p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. 1890-1930Song
G377Golden time7p; paper: a carol for all seasons, for chorus of mixed voices with orchestral (or pianoforte) accompaniment. (London: Curwen & Sons, 1924). 1924Choral
G423The Greenwood TreeSee S10/1.1906Song
G592Guy's Cliffe at night6p; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, 1935). Words by Mary Coleridge, music by Rootham. 1935Part-song
H113Happy streams, whose trembling fall8p; paper: five-part madrigal. (London: Novello & Co., n.d.). Dedicated to the President, Director and Members of the Bristol Madrigal Society. 1904Part-song
H294Hark, where Poseidon's white racing horses19p; paper: set for unaccompanied voices (S. S. A. T. B.). (London: Oxford University Press, 1936). Words by Bliss Carman from 'Sappho: 100 lyrics' no. XCV, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To the President, the Musical Director (Dr Hubert Hunt), and the Members of the Bristol Madrigal Society, for the Society's 100th anniversary.' The Oxford Choral Songs no. 787. 1936Part-song
H339Hear the voice and prayer8p; paper: anthem. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1911). Words from 2 Chron. VI. 19-21 and Ps. XV. 1,2,7. Music by Rootham. 'Written to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the founding of the College (1511-1911)' and dedicated 'To the Master and Fellows of St John's College, Cambridge'. Stainer & Bell's Church Choir Library (Anthems) no. 110. 1911Sacred
H432Helen of Kirkconnell2 items; paper.1909-1912Song
H570How sleep the brave2 items; paper.1890-1930Choral
H6 Hymns; chants; Kyrie Eleison3p; paper. Manuscript. Comprises 3 hymns (Dies lucis, St Basil, Bradley), 8 chants, and Kyrie Eleison. 1890-1930Sacred
I130I sorrowedSee S6 and T7. Song
I2 An idle idyll2p; paper: words & music by C.B.R. May 17/94'. Autograph manuscript score. 1894Song
I358IdyllSiegfried Sassoon songs by Cyril Rootham for medium voice and piano. See S3 and T2.1919-1920Song
I444ImaginationSee F5/2 (Four dramatic songs). Song
I58Impressions pour violon & piano3 items; paper. (London: Bosworth & Co., 1902)1902Chamber music
I692In London town5p; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, 1935). Words by Mary Coleridge, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To Denys Pouncey and his Camden Singers'. The Oxford Choral Songs no. 556. 1935Part-song
I798In the Highlands2 items; paper.1910Part-song
I873In the Lake Country5p; paper. (London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1924). Dedicated to Howard Bliss. Inscribed 'Jasper Rootham from his Father'. Arranged from the slow movement of a string quintet for violin, viola or violoncello and pianoforte by Cyril Bradley Rootham.1924Chamber music
I91In the Merry May2 items; paper.1895Song
I1026Is it the wind of dawn?See S10/2.1908Part-song
I1111It was an English ladye bright7p; paper. Albert Graeme's song (from 'The lay of the last minstrel') by Sir Walter Scott, the music by Cyril B. Rootham (London: Boosey & Co., 1904). Dedicated 'To R. Kennerley Rumford'. With some annotations by Rootham. 1904Song
J172Jemima7p; paper. Chorus for men's voices (unaccompanied)' (London: Curwen & Sons, 1923). Words from an anonymous poem, music by Rootham. 1923Part-song
K156The king of China's daughter6p (2 copies); paper. The words by Edith Sitwell, the music by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: Schott & Co., 1923). Two copies, one marked 'Low key', the other 'High key'. 1923Song
K2 Kyrie EleisonSee H6. ('Hymns; chants; Kyrie Eleison') Sacred
L133The Lady of Shallott 99p; paper. Poem by Lord Tennyson set to music for mezzo-soprano solo, chorus and orchestra by Cyril Bradley Rootham. Autograph manuscript full score. Dated Dec. 1909. 1909Choral
L245Larks4p; paper: part-song for equal voices (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1914). Words by Robert Bridges, music by Rootham.1914Part-song
L3 Links Tor8p; paper: rhapsody for violin solo and pianoforte by Cyril Bradley Rootham. Autograph manuscript score. 1890-1930Chamber music
L424The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance7p; paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1911). Text from Psalm XVI vv. 5.6.9., music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To Dr Basil Harwood'. Stainer & Bell's Church Choir Library (Anthems) no. 115. With inscription 'R.M. Rootham'. 1911Sacred
L55Love and laughter4p; paper: four-part song (London: Boosey & Co., 1899). Words by Arthur Grey Butler, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To Edward A. Harvey, Esq., President, and the Gentlemen of the Bristol Madrigal Society'. The Choralist no. 338. 1899Part-song
L696Love lift me upSee F6. (Four Hymns)1937Sacred
L731Lullaby7p; paper. Words by Thomas Dekker, music by Rootham. Stainer & Bell's Ladies' Choir Library no. 6. Inscribed 'Rosamond from CBR'. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1908)1908Part-song
M190Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis2 items; paper.1906-1934Sacred
M289March for military band10p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. Composed for the Cambridge branch of the British Legion band, Aug. 1933. 1933Band music
M398The meadows in spring2 items; paper.1910Part-song
M462Morning glory7p; paper. (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1921). Words by Siegfried Sassoon, music by Rootham. See also S3. 1921Song
N1100Night of spring "slow, horses, slow"3p; paper: two-part song, the words by Thomas Westwood, music by Cyril Bradley Rootham. Reproduction of manuscript. 1915Part-song
N250Noël2 items; paper. Carol is opus 50, song is opus 99.1917-1918Part-song
N396None other lambSee F6. (Four Hymns)1937Sacred
N490Nunc dimittisSee M1. (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in E minor)1933Sacred
O196O Lord in meSee F6. (Four Hymns)1937Sacred
O234O may I join the choir invisible10p; paper: words by George Eliot set to music for soprano solo and chorus of women's voices and organ or pianoforte by Cyril Bradley Rootham. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1910)1910Choral
O370Ode - how sleep the brave4p; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, n.d.). Words by William Collins, music by Rootham. The Oxford Choral Songs no. 6. 1890-1930Choral
O481Ode on the morning of Christ's nativity4 items; paper. Setting of Milton's poem for soli, chorus, semi-chorus and orchestra.1927-1929Choral
O51In the Merry May (Oh 'tis like a tale of olden time long long ago)4p; paper. Words by Gerald Massey, music by Rootham. Autograph manuscript score. Dated 'Sept. 9 / 95'. 1895Song
O68On the heightsSee I5/3. (Movement 3 of "Impressions pour violon et piano")1901Chamber music
O79Out of the deep (Psalm CXXX)9p; paper. Anthem for men's voices composed by Cyril B. Rootham (London: Houghton & Co., 1903). 1903Sacred
O844Over the hillsSee F5/5 (Four dramatic songs).1913Song
P142Pan: orchestral rhapsody2 items; paper.1912Orchestral
P262A poplar & the moon6p; paper. (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1921). Words by Siegfried Sassoon, music by Rootham. See also S3. 1921Song
P391Praise the Lord, O my soul4 items; paper.1935-1936Sacred
P460Procession in scarlet2 items; paper.1920Orchestral
P584Psalm of Adonis4 items; paper.1931Orchestral
Q140The Quest3 items; paper.1912Choral
R112Réminiscences des Alpes Bavaroises2 items; paper. "Trois miniatures pour violon et piano par Cyril B. Rootham" (London: Schott & Co., n.d.). Dedicated 'à son ami H. Haydn Inwards'. (Manuscript for Nos. 1 and 3 only? Printed Schott edition has all 3 movements.) 1890-1906Chamber music
R252Rhapsody on an old English tune2 items; paper.1925Organ
S183Septet2 items; paper.1930Chamber music
S216A shepherd in a glade7p; paper. Prize four-part song (London: Novello, 1904). Words from John Dowland's 'Second Book of Songs or Airs' (1600), music by Rootham. This part-song gained the prize in 'The Musical Times' competition, 1904. 1904Part-song
S358, 62Siegfried Sassoon songs by Cyril Rootham for medium voice and piano, with an introduction by Kenneth Shenton29p; paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1990). Contents: Butterflies, Idyll, Everyone Sang, A Poplar and the Moon, A Child's Prayer, South Wind, Morning Glory. 1990Song
S495Sigh no more, ladiesSee T5 (Two Shakespeare Songs). Part-song
S580Six dances2 items; paper.1927Arrangement
S623, 30, 32, 58Six songs by Cyril Rootham for medium voice and piano, with an introduction by Kenneth Shenton26p; paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1986). Contents: Beyond the Sea, The Springtime of Life, A Supplication, I Sorrowed, A Boy's Song, Helen of Kirkconnell. 1986Song
S775Sonata in G minor for violin and piano2 items; paper. (London: Oxford University Press, 1925)1925Chamber music
S81The Golden Light of DaySong. Written by Kate Nicholls. Composed by Cyril B. Rootham. 11p; paper. Autograph manuscript score. For voice and piano. 'Composed expressly for Miss Clara Butt.' Begins 'The gloomy night uncheered by one faint star'. Dated July 1895. 1895Song
S947Song from Theocritus's 15th Idyll4 items; paper.1913-1914Choral
S10 Songs [by] Cyril Bradley Rootham2 items; paper.1908Song
S1166Sorrow song5p; paper. The words by W.J. Turner, the music by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: Schott & Co., 1923). Labelled 'High key'. 1923Song
S1262South wind7p; paper. (London: Curwen, 1921). Words by Siegfried Sassoon, music by Rootham. See also S3. 1921Song
S1322The splendour falls6p (2 copies); paper. (London: Stainer & Bell, 1909). Words by Lord Tennyson, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To the members of the vocal quartett of St John's College, Cambridge'. Stainer & Bell's Male Voice Choir Library no. 16. 1909Part-song
S1430The springtime of lifeSee S6 and T7.1906Song
S1544St Andrew'sSee F5/4 (Four dramatic songs).1913Song
S1682St John's suite6 items; paper.1929-1930Orchestral
S1738The stolen child2 items; paper.1911-1912Choral
S185Strew on her roses4p; paper. Four-part song (London: Boosey & Co., 1899). Words by Matthew Arnold, music by Rootham. Dedicated 'To Edward A. Harvey Esq., President, and the Gentlemen of the Bristol Madrigal Society'. The Choralist no. 337. 1899Part-song
S1927String quintett in D major2 items; paper.1908Chamber music
S2088Suite for pianoforte2 items; paper.1933Chamber music
S2164Suite in three movements for flute and pianoforte2 items; paper.1922Chamber music
S2230A supplication7p; paper. Words by Sir Thomas Wyatt, music by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: Stainer & Bell, 1909). Dedicated 'To R.M.L.' (Rosamond Margaret Lucas). Stainer & Bell's Modern Songs no. 18. With inscription of 'R.M. Rootham'. See also S6. 1909Song
S2348Sweet content14p; paper. Part song for S.A.T.B. words by Thomas Dekker music by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: Stainer & Bell, 1914). Choral Library no. 135. 1914Part-song
S2413Sweet echo7p; paper. Madrigal in five parts, music composed by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: The Vincent Music Co., 1906). 'To this madrigal was awarded the Madrigal Society's Prize December 1906.'. 1906Part-song
S2586Symphony no. 1 in C minor5 items; paper.1932-1979Orchestral
S2697Symphony no. 2 in D major5 items; paper.1936-1939Orchestral
T190Te Deum and Benedictus16p; paper. (London: The Faith Press, 1934). 1934Sacred
T258Three song-pictures by Siegfried Sassoon15p; paper. Set to music by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: West's, 1920). Contents: Butterflies, Idyll, Everyone sang. 1920Song
T385Trio for violin, violoncello and pianoforte3 items; paper.1932Chamber music
T468The twa sisters o'Binnorie16p; paper. Chorus for mixed voices (unaccompanied) - (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1923). 'North countrie ballad', music by Rootham. 1923Choral
T595Two Shakespeare songs for female voices (S.S.C.)4p; paper. (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1937). Contents: Full fathom five; Sigh no more, ladies. Dedicated 'To the Musical Society of Girton College, Cambridge (March 1937)'. 1937Part-song
T655, 57The two sisters3 items; paper. (1=Concert overture op.57; 2=Dance music from Act III; 3=Opera vocal score op.55)1918-1921Opera
T730Two songs10p; paper. Composed by Cyril Bradley Rootham (London: Stainer & Bell, 1909). Contents: I sorrowed that the golden day was dead (anonymous), The springtime of life (Thomas Love Peacock). Dedicated 'To E.G.J.' and 'To J. Campbell McInnes'. Stainer & Bell's Modern Songs no. 19. With inscription 'R.M. Rootham'. 1909Song
U144UnwelcomeSee F5/3 (Four dramatic songs).1913Song
V1 Verselet1p; paper. Autograph manuscipt score. Begins 'Soft eyes of blue! Sweet eyes of blue!'. Dated 'Apr. 19 96'. 1896Song
V246A vignette in E flat3 items; paper.1914-1918Song
W11Weep you no more3 items; paper.1895Song
W269The west wind9p; paper. (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1923). Poem by John Masefield, music by Rootham. 1923Song
W396Who shall ascendSee F6. (Four Hymns)1937Sacred

Last updated: 2015-08-04