Incidental Music

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Please click here for a list of manuscripts held in the collections of the Royal College of Music, which include many unpublished orchestral scores as well as further songs, chamber music and piano music by Norman O’Neill. Please see the Manuscript numbers MS 4351–MS 4 433 and MSS 7334–74.

They can be made available to scholars and other interested parties by the RCM Library.

Incidental Music to the Following Plays (among others)

 

After All (Madelaine’s Song published), 1901-2 Boosey & Hawkes

 

The Exile, 1902

 

Hamlet, 1904

 

A Lonely Queen, 1906

The Spell (A Tragedy of Truth), 1907

 

The Bride of Lammermoor (The Last Heir), 1908

 

The World and his Wife, 1909

 

King Lear, 1909

 

The Blue Bird, 1909 Boosey & Hawkes

Song of Mothers published; Dance of the Joys, Four Dances, The Blue Bird Waltz, and a selection published for piano; Four Dances and The Blue Bird Waltz published for orchestra. Dances arr. For piano and strings by A. Reynolds (published 1941)

 

Priscilla Runs Away, 1910 Chappell

Waltz: Priscilla, published for piano

 

All that Matters, 1911

 

The Gods of the Mountain, 1911 Schott

Two dances: Dance of Wine and Sacrificial Dance, published for piano

 

The Golden Doom, 1912

 

The Pretenders (Håkon’s Lullaby published), 1913 Elkin

 

The Holy City, 1914

 

Paddly Pools, 1916

 

Freedom, 1918

 

Through the Green Door, 1918-19 Anglo-French

 

Reparation (Reparation Waltz, published for piano; Russian Gipsy Songs published), 1919 Ascherberg Hopwood and Crew

 

Julius Caesar (Song of Lucius published), 1920 Anglo-French

 

Mary Rose (Preludes and interludes and the Call published for piano, and Prelude and Call for orchestra), 1920 Schott

 

Macbeth, 1920

 

The Knave of Diamonds, (Suite published for piano), 1921 Keith Prowse

 

The Love Thief, 1921

 

Quality Street (Eight arrangements of dances published for piano), 1921 Schott

 

The Way of an Eagle, 1922

 

The Merchant of Venice (three songs published), 1922 H.W.Gray

 

Stigmata, 1922

 

Via Crucis, 1923

 

Success, 1923

 

The Prisoner of Zenda (Incidental music published for piano and Intermezzo Flavia for small orchestra), 1923 Cramer

 

A Kiss of Cinderella (Incidental music published for piano), 1924 Cramer

 

Kismet (three songs published and three dances published for piano; Egytian Dance, Marsinah’s Dance, Indian Dance), 1925 Keith Prowse

 

The Man with a Load of Mischief (two songs published), 1925 Cramer

 

Cristilinda, 1925

 

The White Chateau, 1927

 

Mr. Pickwick, 1928

 

The Lady with the Lamp, 1929

 

The Ivory Door, 1929

 

The Shadow of the East, 1929

 

Measure for Measure, 1929

 

To Meet the King!, 1930

 

Little Catherine, 1931

 

Man Overboard, 1932

 

Francis Thompson, 1933

 

This Side Idolatry, 1933

 

Acropolis, 1933

 

Henry V, 1933

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