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Solo Voice and Orchestra

For new editions created from manuscripts, please click here for RCM Editions.

Please click here for a list of manuscripts held in the collections of the Royal College of Music, which include many unpublished orchestral scores as well as further songs, chamber music and piano music by Norman O’Neill.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.

Solo voice and orchestra


Death on the Hills (Ballad for contralto and orchestra), 1904


La Belle Dame sans Merci for baritone and full orchestra, 1908


The Farmer and the Fairies, 1930

Words by Herbert Asquith. A recitation with orchestral or piano accompaniment


Noel: a carol for SATB and bells ad lib, Words by Hilaire Belloc, 1914 Stainer and Bell


Lullaby: two-part song, 1918 Edward Arnold


Come Away Death: part song (used in Belasco’s The Merchant of Venice), 1922 H.W.Gray


The Moon is Up: unison song, Words by Alfred Noyes, 1925 Cramer


The West Countree: unison song, Words by Sir Harold Boulton, 1927 Cramer


Come, Tuneful Friends, 1928 Cramer

Four-part song in the Victorian manner, Words by Sir Harold Boulton


Mount and Away!, Two-part song, Words by Sir Harold Boulton, 1928 J. Williams


The Music of the Waves for mixed-voice choir. SATB,

Words by Sir Harold Boulton, 1933 J. Williams


Dirge for the Year: part song for women’s voices and stringed orchestra, Words by Shelley. 1933


Moon Roses, A Scottish song-scena for two voices, harp and string quartet, 1933

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