Orchestral works by Cyril Scott


Heroic Suite, op.7 

  1. Solemn Prelude
  2. Legend
  3. Capriccio and Andante
  4. Theme with Variations
  • composed ca 1900
  • premiered by the Hallé Orchestra
  • conducted by Hans Richter on December 12 1901 at Free-Trade Hall, Manchester
  • "Heroic Suite was greeted by Richter as 'fine and original' and by a local critic as 'not worth the serious attention of the conductor, orchestra or audience'."
  • from CD notes by Keith Anderson: Cyril Scott: Orchestral Works
  • work was later withdrawn by Scott

Hourglass Suite, for chamber orchestra            

  • c1949            
  • unpublished
  • Note:  Although the suite was premiered posthumously at the Queen Elizabeth Hall (Polyphonia Orchestra, Bryan Fairfax) in 1949, all attempts to locate an extant score have found nothing