Scores

published scores

Orchestral music

Works for orchestra

Berceuse Symphonique (1951)

| RSS 101 | Manuscript | Duration 7’ | for hire from SMC |

3222/4231/harp/timp./perc. (tgl., bd, cyms., susp. cyms., tubular bells)/strings

Introduzione: Andante – Largamente – Tranquillo – Doppio movimento

Waltzes Tribute to Johann Strauss (1952)

| RSS 102 | Manuscript | Duration 7’ | for hire from SMC |

2+1222/4321/timp./perc. (tgl., sd, bd, tamburino picc.)/strings

Also in a version for solo piano

Scots Dance Toccata (1965)

| RSS 103 Publ Novello | Manuscript | Duration 10’ | for hire from Novello |

2(II = picc.)1cor angl. (= ob.II)2(II = bass cl.)2(II = dbl. bass.)/4330/timp./perc. (tgl., cyms., susp. cym., bd, sd, tubular bells in E flat, glsp., whip)/harp/piano/strings

Young Scotland Suite (1976)

| RSS 104 | Typeset | Duration 15’ | in preparation |

3 (III = picc.) 2cor angl. (= ob.lIII) 33 (III = dbn.)/4331/timp., perc. (5: tgl., sd, glsp., tamb., cyms., susp. cym., bd, xyl., gong. tubular bells)/harp, 2 clarsachs/4 bagpipes/strings

  1. Salute of the Pipers
  2. Sounding Strings
  3. Young Scotland March

Pavan after John Bull (1955)

| RSS 105 | Typeset | Score 33 pages and Parts | Duration 4’ | £14.50 |

For chamber orchestra

1111/1000/strings

Bull’s original is the same work which Stevenson has transcribed for solo piano, here rethought and reworked.

Solo instrument with orchestra

Piano Concerto No. 1 Faust Triptych (1959–60)

| RSS 111 Publ. Novello | Manuscript | Duration c.32’ | for hire from Novello |

2 (II = picc.) 2 (II = cor angl.)22/4230/timp./perc. (2: tgl., cym., susp. cym., tam-t., tubular bells sd, bd, glsp.)/strings

  1. Largo – Allegro
  1. Fuga: Andante pensoso, tempo giusto
  2. Adagio – Tempo di minuetto – Allegretto vivo – Cadenza – Vivace - Adagio

Recorded by Murray McLachlan on Piano concertos 1 and 2 Regis Records FRC 9109

Also in a version for piano solo: cf. Prelude, Fugue and Fantasy on Busoni’s Faust

Piano Concerto No. 1 Faust Triptych (1959–60), Two-piano score

| RSS 112 | Typeset | Duration c.32’ | 66 pages | £22.95 (two copies) |

Little Jazz Variations on Purcell’s Scotch Tune (1964, orch. 1967)

| RSS 113 | Typescript | Score 16 pages, parts | Duration 6’ | £8.50 |

For clarinet in B flat and string orchestra

Piano Concerto No. 2 The Continents (1970–72)

| RSS 114 | Typeset | Duration 40’ | for hire from SMC |

2 (II = picc.) 22/42 (I = D trpt.) 31/timp., perc. (4: tubular bells, tam-tam, tgl,, sd, bd, cyms., susp, cym., Chinese wood-blocks, bongos, congas, glsp., xyl., bull-roarer, maracas, castanets, tamb.)/celesta/2 harps/strings

    Allegro moderato – Moderato – Allegro con urgenza – Allegretto – Poco lento – Andante con moto – Allegro – Blues – Allegro ma non troppo, quasi do Marcia – Allegro ritmico e commodo – Rag – Molto moderato

Recorded by Murray McLachlan on Piano concertos 1 and 2 Regis Records FRC 9109

Violin Concerto The Gypsy (1977–79)

| RSS 115 | Manuscript score. Typeset parts | Duration 55’ | for hire from SMC |

2 (II = picc.) 2 (II = cor angl.) 22 (I = dbn)/2000/timp., perc. (3: tgl., tamb., sd, bd, xyl., tubular bells, vib., cyms.)/cimbalom, harp, piano, strings (10.8.6.6.4)

  1. Larghetto, calmo ed albeggiante – Allegretto (Danse Roumaine) – Tempo di valse
  2. Andante elegiaco – Adagietto – Cadenza in parte accompagnata – Tempo primo
  3. Allegro cavalleresco – Hardanger Wedding March – Wedding Dance – Norse Funeral March – Dance of Death – Blue Mountain Dance

Cello Concerto The Solitary Singer (1968–94)

| RSS 116 | Typeset | Duration 40’ | for hire from SMC |

2(1)2(1)22/4221/perc.(3)/harp, piano, strings

  1. Nocturne héroïque
  2. Moderato – Allegro – Moderato – Lento na con moto – Allegro festivo – Più mosso – Allegro
  3. Elegy: Larghetto cantabile – Poco più mosso – Moderato – Più mosso – Tempo primo – Poco più mosso

Voice and orchestra

Vocalise Variations on two themes from The Trojans (1969)

| RSS 121 | Typeset | Duration 16’ | in preparation |

2222/3020/timp./perc. (bd)/strings/mezzo-soprano

    Allegretto

    Appassionato

    Fugue: Andante

    Cadenza

    Allegro appassionato

St Mary’s May Songs (1989)

| RSS 122 | Manuscript | Duration 15’ | for hire from SMC |

Soprano and strings

  1. When that the month of May is cumen (Chaucer). Allegro concitato
  2. The May Queen (Tennyson). Allegretto
  3. Ommaggi a Maggio (Rosetti). Maestoso retorico (ma lirico)
  4. Winds of May (Joyce). Allegro con gaiezza