Published works

Books

Bernhard Ziehn: Canonic Studies

| RSS 951 | Kahn & Averill, London, 1976 | £10.95 | edited and introduced by Ronald Stevenson.

The Paderewski Paradox

| RSS 952 | Klavar Foundation of GB and La Société Paderewski, Morges, Switzerland, 1992 | £4.95 | by Ronald Stevenson.

Ronald Stevenson, a Musical Biography

| RSS 953 | National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh 1989 | £8.90 | by Malcolm MacDonald

Western Music: An Introduction

| RSS 954 | Kahn & Averill, London | Out of print. Revised edition currently reprinting | by Ronald Stevenson

Ronald Stevenson, The Man and his Music. A Symposium edited by Colin Scott-Sutherland

| RSS 955 | Toccata Press, London, 2005 | £45.00 |



CDs

Songs and song cycles

Sing a song of seasons! Song cycles by Ronald Stevenson

| RSS 972 | Musaeus MZCD 100 | Duration 76’ | £13.00 | The Artsong Collective: Moira Harris soprano, Wills Morgan tenor, Richard Black piano  
  1. A Child’s Garden of Verses (1985)
  2. Nine Haiku (1971)
  3. Border Boyhood (1970)
 

A’e gowden lyric. Songs by Ronald Stevenson

| Delphian DCD 34006 | Duration 67’ | £13.00 | Susan Hamilton, soprano John Cameron, piano  
  1. A Child’s Garden of Verses (17 songs)
  2. Traighean (Shores)
  3. The Robber
  4. Hill Sang
  5. The Gaelic Muse
  6. The Buckie Braes
  7. The Quiet Comes In
  8. The Bobbin-Winder
  9. To The Future
  10. Wha’s the Bride?
  11. Trompe L’Oeil
  12. The Bonny Broukit Bairn
  13. Fairytales
  14. Hallowe’en Sang
  15. The Plum Tree
  16. The Day is Dune
  17. The Rose of All the World
  18. The Droll Wee Man
  19. A’e Gowden Lyric

Piano solo

Ronald Stevenson piano works

| RSS 963 | Altarus AIR CD 9091 [2CDs] | Duration 116’ | £25.00 | Ronald Stevenson, piano  
  1. Prelude, Fugue & Fantasy on Busoni’s Faust (1959)
  2. Recitative and Air on DSCH: In Memoriam Shostakovich (1974)
  3. Passacaglia on DSCH (1960—62)

Stevenson: Passacaglia on DSCH — Murray McLachlan

| Divine-Art 25013 | Duration 76’ | £12.99 | Murray McLachlan, piano  
    • Passacaglia on DSCH (1960—62)

Stevenson Piano Music

| RSS 965 | Altarus AIR CD 9089 | £13.00 | Joseph Banowetz, piano  
  1. Fugue on a Fragment of Chopin (1948)
  2. A 20th Century Music Diary (1953—59)
  3. Symphonic Elegy for Liszt (1986)
  4. A Scottish Triptych (1959—67)
    • Keening Sang for a Makar: In Memoriam Francis George Scott (1959)
    • Heroic Sang for Hugh MacDiarmid (1967)
    • Chorale Pibroch for Sorley MacLean (1967)
  5. Motus Perpetuus (?) Temporibus Fatalibus (1987—88)

Piano Music by Stevenson, Sorabji and Hinton

| RSS 966 | Altarus AIR CD9021 | £13.00 | Donna Amato, piano  
  1. Ronald Stevenson
    • Den Bergtekne, ballad after Grieg
    • Norse Elegy for Ella Nygaard
    • Beltane Bonfire
  2. Kaikhosru Sorabji
      • Variazione maliziosa e perversa sopra La morte d’Åse da Grieg
  3. Alastair Hinton
      • Variations and Fugue on a theme of Grieg


Rhapsody — Lyric Music of Ronald Stevenson

| Dunelm Records DRD 0268 | Duration 78’ | £12.50 | Sheena Nicoll, piano
  • Three Lyric Pieces (1947—50)
  • Three Nativity Pieces (1949)
  • Symphonic Elegy for Liszt (1986)
  • A Carlyle Suite (1995)
  • Scottish Folk Music Settings
2. Waly, Waly 3. A rosebud by my Early Walk 8. The Hielan Widow’s Lament 9. Hard is my Fate 10. Ne’erday Sang

Piano Music from Scotland

| RSS 961 | Regis Records AF433 | Duration 77’ | £6.00 | Awarded Penguin Guide rosette Murray McLachlan, piano
  1. Francis George Scott, Eight songs, transcribed by Ronald Stevenson
  2. Ronald Center, Piano Sonata, Six Bagatelles, Children at Play
  3. Ronald Stevenson, Beltane Bonfire
  4. Ronald Stevenson, Two Scottish Ballads:
    • The Dowie Dens o’Yarrow
    • Newhaven Fish-wife’s Cry

Stevenson plays Grainger: Salute to Scotland

| RSS 962 | Altarus AIR CD 9040 | £13.00 | Ronald Stevenson, piano cd_grainger
  1. Grainger-Stevenson, Hill-Song no. 1
  2. Traditional-Grainger, Songs of the North
    • Willie’s gane to Melville Castle
    • Weaving song
    • Skye boat song
    • This is no my plaid
    • Turn ye to me
    • Drowned
    • Fair young Mary
    • Lizzie Lindsay
    • The women are a’ gane wud
    • My faithful fond one
    • Bonnie George Campbell
    • O’er the moor
    • Gin I were where Gowrie rins
    • Mo Ninghean Dhu
  3. Grainger-Stevenson, Three Scotch Folksongs
    • Will ye gang to the Hielands, Leezie Lindsay
    • Mo Ninghean Dhu
    • Gin I were where Gadie rins
  4. Grainger, Scotch Strathspey and Reel

Cathedrals in Sound

| RSS 964 | Altarus AIR CD 9043 | £13.00 | Ronald Stevenson, piano  
  1. Liszt, Carillon (Die Weinachtsbaum)
  2. Chopin, Prelude in C minor
  3. Chopin, Nocturne in C minor
  4. Debussy, La Cathédrale engloutie
  5. Marek, Tryptique
  6. MacDowell, In deep woods
  7. Stevenson, Heroic song for Hugh MacDiarmid
  8. Liszt, Abendglocken (Die Weinachtsbaum)
  9. Sorabji, Fantasiettina
  10. Bach-Busoni, Chaconne in D minor

The Essence of Busoni

| RSS 968 | Altarus AIR CD9041  | £13.00 | Ronald Stevenson, piano cd_busoniEssence Ronald playing Busoni: Toccata Variations on a Chopin Prelude Prélude et étude en arpèges Tanzwaltzer Epilogue, from An die Jugend Stevenson: Prelude, Fugue & Fantasy on Busoni’s Faust (1959)


Twentieth-Century Operatic Fantasias

| RSS 969 | Altarus AIR CD9042 | £13.00 |  
  1. Ronald Stevenson, Prelude, Fugue & Fantasy on Busoni’s Faust (1959)
  2. Richard Strauss-Percy Grainger, Rosenkavalier-Ramble
  3. Alban Berg-Ronald Stevenson, Wiegenlied aus Wozzeck
  4. Alan Bush-Ronald Stevenson, The Minstrel’s Lay, from Wat Tyler
  5. Benjamin Britten-Ronald Stevenson, Peter Grimes Fantasy

Essentially Scottish. Piano music from Scotland

| RSS 970 | Koch-Schwann 3-1590-2 | Duration 67’ | No longer available | Ronald Brautigam, piano Ronald Stevenson  
  1. South Uist Folksong Suite
  2. A Wheen Tunes for Bairns tae Spiel
  3. Three Scottish Ballads
and works by Cramer, Kiallmark, MacKenzie, Bantock and Chisolm

The Britten Connection

| RSS 971 | Gamut Classics GAM CD 526 | no longer available | Copies still with RSS | Anthony Goldstone, piano cd_brittenAnthony Anthony Goldstone playing
  • Stevenson, Sonatina Serenissima
  • works by Bridge, Ireland, Britten, L. Berkeley and Matthews

The Transcendental Tradition. Ronald Stevenson in Concert. Vancouver, 21 April 1976

| Appian Publications and Recordings APR 5630 | Duration 76’ | £10.00 |  
  1. Stevenson: Peter Grimes Fantasy (duration 7’00”)
  2. Stevenson: Prelude, Fugue and Fantasy on themes from Busoni’s Doktor Faust (duration 27’10”)
  3. works by Schubert/Liszt, Chopin/Godowsky, Gluck/Alkan, Strauss/Grainger, Gershwin/Grainger and Bach/Busoni

Ronald Stevenson

Piano music, Vol 1: A Celtic Album Christopher Guild, piano | Toccata Classics | (detail to follow)|

 

Ronald Stevenson

Piano music, Vol 2: A Celtic Album Christopher Guild, piano | Toccata Classics | (detail to follow)|

 


 

The Art of Transcription

Including the Peter Grimes Fantasy Risto-Matti Marin, piano | Alba Records, Finland, ABCD 240 | (‚¬22.00) |

Organ

Bridgewater Hall Organ

| RSS 976 | ASC Records, ASC CS CD 42 | £13.00 |  
  1. Stevenson: Reflections on an Old Scots Psalm Tune (1965)
  2. Stevenson: Fugue on a Shepherd’s Air from Tristan and Isolde
  3. Works by Bach, Pitfield, Glinka arr. Battiwalla, Saint-Saëns arr. Lemare, Duruflé and Dukas arr. J. Scott.
Jonathan Scott (Bridgewater Hall organ, Manchester)

In Memoriam John Ogdon (1937—1989)

| RSS 975 | Altarus AIR CD9063 (2) | £25.00 | Kevin Bowyer, organ:  
  1. Stevenson, Prelude and Fugue on a theme by Liszt
  2. Hinton, Pansophiae for John Ogdon
John Ogdon, piano:
  1. Busoni, Fantasia Contrappuntistica
  2. Busoni, Fantasia nach J. S. Bach
  3. Stevenson, Sonatina no. 1
  4. Ogdon, Dance Suite
 

Solo violin

Slavický — Stevenson — Fišer — Hanuš

| RSS 973 | Waldmann JW 014 | Duration 67’ | £13.00 | Petr Macecek, violin  
  • Stevenson, Scots Suite (duration 23’31”)
  • and works by Slavický, Fišer and Hanuš

Chamber & Orchestral

CHAMBER MUSIC

String quartets

| RSS 974 | Lakesound Productions AVK 005 | £13.00 | Jan Becher String Quartet Stevenson
  • Four Meditations for String Quartet (duration 9’09”)
  • Recitative and Air on DSCH: in Memoriam Shostakovich (1987) (duration 5’51”)
  • works by Dafydd Bullock and Dominique Dupraz

Ronald Stevenson — Sylvie Bodorova

| Arco Diva UP 0052-2 131 | Duration 62’ | £10.00 | Nigel Cliffe, baritone Maria Isabel Siewers, guitar Martinu Quartet (Lubomir Havlak — 1st violin, Petr Matejak — 2nd violin, Jan Jisa — viola, Jitka Vlasankova — cello)
  1. Bodorova: Terezin Ghetto Requiem for baritone and string quartet
  2. Bodorova: Concierto de Estio for guitar and string quartet
  3. Stevenson: String Quartet “Voces vagabundae” (duration 29’10”)


◊ Violin and piano

Twentieth Century Choral

Schnittke — Stevenson — Martinu

| Arco Diva UP 0077-2 131 | Duration 57’ | £10.00 | Ivana Tomaskova, violin Renata Ardasevova, piano
  1. Stevenson: Three Grounds for Solo Violin (duration 10’25”)
  2. Stevenson: Recitativo and Air for Violin and Piano (duration 5’10”)
  3. Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style for Violin and Piano
  4. Martinu: Sonata No.3 for Violin and Piano, H.303

Ronald & Anna-Wendy Stevenson — Gowd & Silver

| Eclectic Records ECL CD 0518 | Duration 41’ | £12.50 | Anna-Wendy Stevenson, violin Ronald Stevenson, piano
  1. Ae Gowden Lyric
  2. Lady Charlotte Campbell
  3. Craigellachie Brig
  4. Jock O’ Hazeldean
  5. Lament for the Death of Neil Gow’s Second Wife
  6. Sailing Song
  7. Witching Song for the Milking
  8. A Little Mouth Music
  9. Waulking Song
  10. Spinning Song
  11. A Tired Mother’s Lullaby
  12. The Christ Child’s Lullaby
  13. My Love is Like a Red Red Rose
  14. John Gow’s Compliments to the Minstrels of Scotland
  15. Miss Campbell of Saddell
  16. My Love She’s But a Lassie Yet
  17. Hard is My Fate
  18. Recitative and Air
  19. Nocturne

◊ Two pianos

Busoni, Music for two pianos

| RSS 967 | Altarus AIR CD9044 | £13.00 | Joseph Banowetz and Ronald Stevenson, pianos
  1. Fantasia Contrappuntistica (1921 version)
  2. Improvisation on the Bach Chorale Wie wohl ist mir, o Freund der Seele
  3. Mozart Fantasy for a mechanical organ, K608 (transcribed for 2 pianos by Busoni)
  4. Fugue on the folksong O du lieber Augustin for piano duet
  5. Two Finnish Folksongs for piano duet

Orchestral

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

◊ Solo instrument with orchestra

Piano Concertos

| RSS 960 | Regis Records AF 824| Duration 65’ | £6.00 | Murray McLachlan, piano; Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra conducted by Julian Clayton
  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 Faust Triptych (1959—60)
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 The Continents (1970—72)

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