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In Search of Anthony Burgess

NOVELS

POETRY

THEATRE

SHORT STORIES

FOR CHILDREN

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

COLLECTIONS OF JOURNALISM

BIOGRAPHIES

STUDIES OF LINGUISTICS

BOOKS ON MUSIC

  • This Man and Music (1982)
  • On Mozart: A Paean for Wolfgang, Being a Celestial Colloquy, an Opera Libretto, a Film Script, a Schizophrenic Dialogue, a Bewildered Rumination, a Stendhalian Transcription, and a Heartfelt Homage upon the Bicentenary of the Death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1991)

JOYCE STUDIES

WORKS ON LITERATURE

OTHER NON-FICTION

EDITIONS WITH BURGESS INTRODUCTIONS/NOTES

TRANSLATIONS

SELECTED MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS

  • Burgess: Music of an English Writer on the Riviera, album of music composed by Burgess and performed by the Aighetta Guitar Quartet, conducted by Avery Gosfield (1996 audio CD)
  • ‘A Manchester Overture’ (1989)
  • ‘Tommy Reilly’s Maggot’, duet for harmonica and piano (1940s)
  • ‘Rome in the Rain’, piano and orchestra (1976)
  • Kalau Tuan Mudek Ka-Ulu, five Malay pantuns for soprano and native instruments (1955)
  • ‘Gibraltar’, symphonic poem (1944)
  • Dr Faustus, one-act opera (1940)
  • ‘Trois Morceaux Irlandais’, guitar quartet (1980s)
  • Bethlehem Palm Trees‘ (Lope de Vega) (1972)
  • Chaika, for ship’s orchestra (1961; composed aboard the Baltika on voyage toLeningrad)
  • ‘Song of a Northern City’, for piano and orchestra (1947)
  • The Bad-Tempered Electronic Keyboard‘, 24 preludes and fugues for piano (1985)
  • Partita for string orchestra (1951)
  • ‘Terrible Crystal: Three Hopkins sonnets for baritone, chorus and orchestra’ (1952)
  • ‘Ludus Multitonalis’ for recorder consort (1951)
  • Lines for an Old Man‘ (i.e. Eliot) (1939)
  • Concertino for piano and percussion (1951)
  • Symphonies: 1937; 1956 (Sinfoni Melayu); 1975 (No. 3 in C)
  • Sinfoni Malaya for orchestra and brass band, including cries of “Merdeka!” from the audience (1957)
  • Mr W.S., ballet suite for orchestra (1979)
  • Cabbage Face‘, song for vaudeville skit (1937)
  • Sinfonietta for jazz combo
  • Pando, march for a P&O orchestra (1958)
  • ‘Everyone suddenly burst out singing’ (Sassoon) for voices and piano (1942)
  • Concertos for piano and flute
  • The Ascent of F6‘ (Isherwood), music for dance orchestra (1948)
  • ‘Ode: Celebration for a Malay college’, for boys’ voices and piano (1954)
  • ‘Cantata for a Malay college’ (1954)
  • Passacaglia for orchestra (1961)
  • ‘Song of the South Downs‘ (1959)
  • Mr Burgess’s Almanack‘, winds & percussion (1987)
  • The Eyes of New York music score for movie project (1975)
  • Ich weiss es ist aus‘, group of cabaret songs (1939)
  • Music for Will! (1968)
  • Sonatas for piano (1946, 1951) and cello (1944)
  • Trotsky in New York, opera (1980)
  • Three guitar quartets, No. 1 in homage to Ravel (1986–1989)
  • The Brides of Enderby, song cycle (1977)
  • ‘Music for Hiroshima‘, for double string orchestra (1945)
  • Suite for orchestra of Malays, Chinese and Indians (1956)

PREFACES, ETC.

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