PETER SCULTHORPE

WORK LIST (chronological)

Complete chronological list of musical compositions

(c.1941-2014)

This is the composer's own authorised worklist. It is compiled from several previous lists: in the first instance those of his publisher Faber Music (ongoing), and that made in 1993 by the composer and his bio-bibliographer Deborah Hayes (see W1-W224 below). It continues with more recent additions made by the composer himself (W225 onwards), and a listing of early works compiled by Graeme Skinner.

1941-1944

JUVENILIA (St Leonards/Launceston, AUSTRALIA)

The works of Sculthorpe's teenage years, JUVENILIA, have not previously been listed in a published catalogue.

They are here given "J" numbers (adapted from an unpublished chronology originally compiled by Graeme Skinner c.1998) and include all compositions that survive in manuscript from c.1941 to c.1944 (Australia: Canberra, National Library of Australia [NLA], Sculthorpe Papers, MS 9676, Series 9)

Note that all the manuscripts, musical and otherwise, in the NLA's Sculthorpe collection are on open access to all accredited readers.

Of special note, three small 6-stave manuscript books include works labelled Opuses 1, 2 and 4 respectively. Another book which originally contained the Opus 3 works has not survived.

J1 Adagio in Major Keys
(Op. 1 Nos 3 & 4)
for piano Autograph MS reproduced in Graeme Skinner, Peter Sculthorpe: The Making of an Australian Composer (Sydney: UNSW Press, 2007), 65
J2 Air and Variations
(Op. 1 No 6)
for piano
J3 Au jardin de l'église
(Op. 1 No 7)
for piano
J4 Appassionato cantabile
(Op. 1 No. 8)
for organ
J5 Trio
(Op. 1 No 9)
for violin, cello and piano
J6 Andante
(Op. 1 Nos 10 & 11)
for piano
J7 Fuga
(Op. 1, No 12)
for piano
J8 Minuet
(Op. 1 No 13)
for piano
J9 Air with Variation
(Op. 1 No 14)
for piano
J10 Valse des jeunes
(Op. 1 No 15)
for piano "Dedicated to the Grounds' Party"
J11 Trusting
(Op. 1 No 16)
for grand organ and 2 voices Text: Peter Sculthorpe
Reproduced in Skinner, 63
J12 Prelude No 1 in E flat
(Op. 2 No 1)
for piano
MS (autograph) (J1-J12), Canberra, National Library of Australia [NLA], MS 9676/9, "Gordon Manuscript Music Book" [No 1], c.1941-42; [Op. 1 Nos 1 & 2 missing at beginning; Op. 1 No 5 ? missing]; unpublished; Bibliography: Skinner, 63-67.
J13 Mariana, A Cavata (c.1941-42)
for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe; from "Gipsy Opera"
"by P. J. Sculthorpe"
MS (NLA) separate Sheet, c. 1941-42; unpublished; Bibl.: Skinner, 72
J14 Thema
(Op. 1 No 12)
for piano Revised version of J7
J15 Minuet
(Op. 1 No 13)
for piano Revised version of J8
J16 Au Printemps, Chanson
(Op. 2 No 3)
for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
[see J25 below]
J17 Marche
(Op. 2 No 4)
for piano
J18 Valse
(Op. 1 No 15)
for piano Revised version of J10
J19 Prelude in E flat
(No. 1)
(Op. 2 No 1)
for piano Revised version of J12
J20 Drinking Song
(Op. 2 No 5)
for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
[from "Chinese opera", The Golden Fisherman; see Skinner, 72]
J21 Ballet petite
(Op. 2 No 6)
for piano
J22 Prelude No 2 in E (Op. 2 No 7) for piano
J23 Allegro in F, A Duet
(Op. 2 No 9)
for piano duet
J24 Prelude No 3 in D flat
(Op. 2 No 10)
for piano
MS (autograph) (J14-J24), NLA, "Gordon Manuscript Music Book" [No 2], c. 1942 ("Compositions Book II"); unpublished; Bibl: Skinner, 66-67
J25 Fleur de Valle (c.1942-43) a musical play MS (autograph), NLA; libretto only, no music survives, except J16 was to be included in the work; c.1942-43 unpublished; Bibl: Skinner, 72-73, 79
J26 It's Blossom Time
(Op. 4 No 3)
for voice and piano "Words and music by P. J. Sculthorpe";
MS (autograph), NLA, separate sheet, c.1943; unpublished; Bibl: Skinner, 76
J27 [Sketches] possibly for some theatre music MS (autograph), NLA, separate sheet, c.1943
J28 All Mine, Is Yours
(Op. 4 No 1)
for voice and piano "words & music by P. J. Sculthorpe"
J29 Sonatina
(Op. 4 No. 2)
for piano
J30 Romance in E for piano Revised version of J22
J31 Nocturne, "à Daniel" for piano For Daniel Thomas; see Skinner, 74
J32 Fantasie for piano
J33 [Untitled] sketch for opening of piano concerto See Skinner, 71, 76, 127, 146.
MS (autograph) (J28-J33): NLA, "Gordon Manuscript Music Book" [No 3], c.1943-44; unpublished; Bibliography: Skinner, 76
J34 [Untitled] further sketches for piano concerto MS (autograph), NLA, separate sheets, c. 1944
J35 [Untitled] (1944-45)
for flute, harp and strings Composed: Devonport, Tasmania, 1944-45
MS (autograph), NLA ("Oric" MS book); Bibl: Skinner, 82

1945 onwards

The list of works from 1942 to 1992 was originally compiled in close consultation with the composer by Deborah Hayes, in Peter Sculthorpe: a bio-bibliography (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993). Hayes presented the works in basically chronological order, and alloted each a "W" (work) number (W1 through W224).

This is the order in which Sculthorpe's archive is preserved in the National Library of Australia, with the first instalment transferred in 2002, some additional archives sent in 2007, and the remainder transferred to the National Library in early 2015, after Sculthorpe's death.

Corrections made in consultation with the composer by biographer Graeme Skinner, circa 2009, bringing the numbering of the Hayes worklist into stricter chronological order. These have been annotated here for comparision; these alternative work numbers have the suffix 'GS' (eg 'W6aGS').

Any other works in the range W1-224 inserted after publication of Hayes' bio-bibliography have been placed in their chronological position with a lower-case alphabet suffix (eg 'W74a').

1945
St Leonards/Launceston
W1 Nocturne (No. 1) (1944/1945) for piano
W2 It's dark down the street for speaker and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
W3 Falling Leaves (1944/5) for piano
W4 Short Piece for Pianoforte No 1
W5 Short Piece for Pianoforte No 2
W6 Slow Movement from Sonata No 1 for piano Uses material from Prelude to a Puppet Show [W6aGS] and Winter Woodland [W6bGS]
[W6aGS] Prelude to a Puppet Show
for piano  
W7 Short Piece for Piano (No. 1)
(also called Sketch or Scherzo)
for piano Revision of W5
1946
Melbourne - St Leonards/Launceston
W8
[W31aGS]
Aboriginal Legend (1946/7) sketches for piano  
W9 Evocation for piano
W10 Chamber Suite for high voice, bassoon and piano NOT AVAILABLE
W11 Sonatina No 1 for piano  
W12 New Hampshire for unaccompanied chorus and solo soprano Text: T. S. Eliot
W13 Epigram for piano
W14 Gardener Janus Catches a Naiad for voice and piano Text: Edith Sitwell
W15 Siesta for piano
W16 Come Sleep for mixed chorus unaccompanied Text: John Fletcher
W17 The Olive for voice and piano Text: A. E. Housman
W18 Elegy for a Clown for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
W19 Siesta
(or Piece for Bassoon & Piano)
for bassoon and piano
W20 Monsieur Miroir for voice and piano Text: Philippe Soupalt
[W20aGS] My heart is like a singing bird (c.1946-47) for voice and piano NOT AVAILABLE
Text: Christina Rossetti
1947
W21 In the Morning for voice and piano Text: A. E. Housman
W22 Wenn zwei voneinander scheiden (Parting) (1947/1995) for voice and piano
Text: Heinrich Heine; English translation: Robert Garran
[Revised version: W258aGS, originally titled Afterward, With Us]
W23 To Meadows for three female voices unaccompanied Text: Robert Herrick
W24 Take, O Take Those Lips Away for voice and piano Text: William Shakespeare
W25 Hughley Steeple for voice and piano Text: A. E. Housman
W26 Aspatia's Song for voice and piano Text: Beaumont and Fletcher
W27 Jack and Joan for voice and piano Text: Thomas Campion
W28 To Meadows for soprano and string orchestra Text: Robert Herrick
W29 Elegy for string orchestra
W30 Jack and Joan for soprano and strings Text: Thomas Campion
W31 Two Reveries for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
1. A dryad murmurs in trembling tones
2. O who is she who kissed thy brow
[W31bGS] String Quartet No 1 (? 1944-48) NOT AVAILABLE
1948
W32 Trio for oboe, viola and cello
W33 How should I your true love know? for voice and piano Remaining song from cycle: A Glimpse of Seventeenth Century England. Possibly also included: "Take, O take those lips away," "Sigh No More, Ladies"
W33a Song ? File held in NLA archive.
W34 Aubade for string orchestra
W35 O cool is the valley now for voice and piano Text: James Joyce
W36 String Quartet No 2   NOT AVAILABLE
In one movement
W37 Untitled for piano Marked "in a nauseating lavender-and-lace-manner"
W38 Nocturne/Seascape for piano
W39 Three Songs for piano NOT AVAILABLE
1. Mushrooms
2. Sleep
3. The Children's Minuet
W40 Prelude to Suite for String Orchestra for strings
1949
W41 Nocturne (No. 2) for piano
W42 Nocturne for violin and piano
W43 Two Aboriginal Songs for solo voice (or unison voices) and orchestra Text: Aboriginal
1. Maranoa Lullaby
2. Warrego Lament
W44 String Quartet No 3 Only part of the score survives.
1. Pastorale
2: Interlude
3: Fantasy
W45 Overture for theatre orchestra
1950
W46 Country Dance for piano
W47 String Quartet No 4 (Pastorale) (1950/1996)
1. Prelude
2. Pastorale
3. Country Dance
"Recollections of holidays spent in a country village in Tasmania"
Revised 1996 [W271bGS]
W48 Elegy for string orchestra
W49 Suite for piano 1. Introduction
2. Aubade
3. Interlude
4. Eclogue
5. Finale
"From the background music to an experimental documentary film on Tasmanian life"
W50 The White Bird for voice and piano Text: Peter Sculthorpe
1951
Launceston
W51 Music I-VII (1951-54) for various ensembles NOT AVAILABLE
W52 Much Ado About Nothing incidental music for voice and small ensemble Text: William Shakespeare
Includes: Overture; Song (Sigh no more ladies); Slow Dance
1952
W53 Strings in the Earth and Air for voice and piano Text: James Joyce
W54 The Miser incidental music for Molière's play NOT AVAILABLE
1953
W55 Ballet for piano
W56 Overture for orchestra  
W57 The Girl Who Couldn't Quite incidental music for piano
for play by Leo Marks
NOT AVAILABLE
1954
W58 Life With Father incidental music for piano
for play by Lindsay and Grouse
NOT AVAILABLE
W59 Sonatina
for piano In three movements
W60 The Loneliness of Bunjil for violin, viola and cello
1955
W61 Sonata for Violin Alone (1954-55)   1. Prelude
2. Five Aspects of a Slow Theme [W60aGS]
3. Postlude
W62 Irkanda I for solo violin
1956
Launceston - Canberra
W63 Junius on Horseback incidental music for play by Walter Sutherland for piano NOT AVAILABLE
W64 Twelfth Night incidental music for Shakespeare's play
Including songs: O mistress mine; Come away, Death; I am gone, Sir; When that I was a little tiny boy
W65 Ulterior Motifs a musical farce in three acts for two pianos, soloists and chorus
Dialogue by Ric Throssell, lyrics by Anne Godfrey-Smith
1957
Launceston
W66 Sons of the Morning taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan NOT AVAILABLE
W67 Don't Listen Ladies taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan NOT AVAILABLE
W68 Cross Section six revue songs to lyrics by John McKellar 1. Truth in Advertising
2. Manic Espresso
3 . Redleaf Revelations
4. Shooting a Lion
5. I Knew a Fella
6. Something You Can't Pin Down
1958
Launceston - Birmingham [UK]
W69 Three Movements for Jazz Band for jazz band NOT AVAILABLE
From Cross Section
W70 Left Bank Waltz for piano Later published in Two Easy Pieces (1968) [W104]
W71 Man from Outer Space taped music for an animated film by Charles Wolnizer WITHDRAWN/NOT AVAILABLE
W72 Some New Moon incidental music for a play by Catherine Duncan Includes solo piano music [LOST] and "Moon after Midnight" for voice and piano
W72a Mary Gilmore Songs treble voice, piano 1. The Kookaburra
2. Singing the Moon.
W73 Prophecy for unison voices and piano WITHDRAWN/NOT AVAILABLE
Text: Isaiah 34
1. The Laying Waste
2. The Blossoming
W74
[W76aGS]
Sun for voice and piano WITHDRAWN
Texts: D. H. Lawrence
1. Sun in Me
2. Tropic
3. Desire Goes Down into the Sea
A revised version was prepared in 2009 for performance at the Canberra International Festival of Music.
1959
Birmingham - Thame - Oxford [UK]
W74a
[W74GS]
L'Avare taped incidental music for Moliere's play NOT AVAILABLE
W75 Irkanda II (String Quartet No 5)
for string quartet WITHDRAWN
In one movement
W76 Sonata for 'Cello Alone (1959/2001)
WITHDRAWN
In one movement
1960
Oxford [UK]
W77 Sonata for Viola and Percussion In one movement
W78 King Lear taped incidental music for Shakespeare's play NOT AVAILABLE
1961
Launceston [AU]
W79 Irkanda III for piano trio WITHDRAWN
In one movement
Revised as From Irkanda III (1999) [W283]
W80 Irkanda IV for solo violin, strings and percussion In one movement
[W80aGS] Irkanda IV arr. for flute, viola, cello and percussion
1962
W81
[W82GS]
Three Songs for voice and piano Text: Edna Sculthorpe
1. Fallen for you
2. Why don't you make your mind up
3. Tell me you love me
W82
[W81GS]
They Found a Cave music for feature film for solo harmonica and chamber ensemble
W83 Two Shakespeare Songs for voice and piano
Texts: William Shakespeare
1. Take, O take those lips away
2. O mistress mine
1963
W84 The Splendour and the Peaks music for documentary film for clarinet, horn, cello, guitar and percussion

W85
[W87GS]

Sonata for Piano   WITHDRAWN
In two movements
W86 Kings Cross Overture for orchestra NOT AVAILABLE
W87
[W85GS]
The Fifth Continent radiophonic work for speaker, orchestra and recorded sound (didjeridu and wind) Spoken text: from Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence
1. Prologue
2. Outback
3. Small Town
4: Pacific
5. Epilogue
1964
Sydney [AU]
W88 El Alamein Fountain music for documentary film
W89 The Troubled Mind music for documentary film for flute, clarinet, harp, percussion, cello and double bass NOT AVAILABLE
W90 Irkanda IV (1961/1964/1967) for strings and percussion
1965
W91 String Quartet No 6 (1964-65)   1. Lento molto
2. Con moto - Lento - Con moto
3. Lento - moderato assai - Con moto - Lento
W92 South by Five for treble voices and instruments WITHDRAWN
Text: Roger Covell
W93 Haiku (1964/65) for piano One of Three Haiku (1964/65) for piano [W93aGS], the other two of which are not available.
W94 Sun Music I for orchestra  
1966
New Haven - New York - Saratoga Springs [US]
W95

Night Piece

for SATB chorus and prepared piano NOT AVAILABLE
Text: Chris Wallace-Crabbe
W96 Sun Music for Voices and Percussion for SATB chorus, piano, percussion Originally Sun Music II for voices and percussion; later also renamed Canto 1520
W97 News Theme for piccolo, percussion and strings
W98 Morning Song for the Christ Child for unaccompanied SATB chorus Text: Roger Covell (Christmas Carol)
W99 String Quartet No 7   Originally titled Teotihuacan, later also titled Red Landscape for string quartet
In one movement
1967
Sydney [AU]
W100 Sun Music III for orchestra Originally titled Anniversary Music.
Also archived: Sun Music III for string orchestra (1966) [W99aGS]
W101 Sun Music IV for orchestra
1968
W102
[W106GS]
Age of Consent music for feature film by Michael Powell for chamber ensemble
W103
[W107GS]
Sea Chant for unison voices and piano, opt parts for high instruments and percussion Text: Roger Covell
W104
[W117aGS]
Two Easy Pieces for piano 1. Sea Chant
2. Left Bank Waltz
W105
[W102GS]
Autumn Song for unaccompanied SATB chorus Text: Roger Covell
W106
[W103GS]
Tabuh Tabuhan for wind quintet and percussion
W107
[W104GS]
Music for Mittagong or Fun Music for any wind, string and percussion instruments, with bell and massed voices
W108
[W105GS]
From Tabuh Tabuhan for strings and percussion
W109
[W108GS]
Sun Music ballet for orchestra and voices 1. Soil
2. Mirage
3. Growth
4. Energy
5. Destruction
W109a
[W109GS]
Music for Vietnam for string quartet NOT AVAILABLE
1969
W110 Sun Music II for orchestra Originally titled Ketjak
W110a Sea at Ise Sketches only
W111 String Quartet No 8 1. Con dolore
2. Risoluto - Calmo - Risoluto
3. Con dolore
4. Con precisione
5. Con dolore
1970
W112 Love 200 for voice, rock band and orchestra Text: Tony Morphett
1. Prelude (orchestral)
2: It'll rise again
3. Interlude (orchestral)
4. The Stars Turn
5. Interlude (orchestral)
6. Love
W113 Music for Japan for orchestra
W114 Dream for any instruments and any performers
W115 Morning Song for string quartet
W116 Rain for orchestra WITHDRAWN
W117 Overture for a Happy Occasion (1970/2011) for orchestra
1971
W118 Night Pieces for piano 1. Snow
2. Moon
3. Flowers
4. Night
5. Stars
(Nos 1-3 originally titled Snow, Moon and Flowers)
W119 Landscape I for amplified piano with tape delay and pre-recorded tape loop  
W120 Love 201 dance score for jazz-rock band and tape NOT AVAILABLE
W121 How the Stars Were Made for percussion ensemble

1. Prelude
2. Sea
3. Seashore
4. Interlude
5. Fire
6. Interlude
7. Stars

1972
Sussex [UK]
W122 The Stars Turn (1971-72) for high voice and piano Text: Tony Morphett
W123 The Stars Turn for high voice, strings and percussion Only the string parts survive.
W124 Ketjak for six male voices with tape delay
1973
Sydney [AU]
W125 Rites of Passage (1972-73/2009) music theatre work for dancers, double SATB chorus, and orchestra Text: Aboriginal, from Southern Aranda Poems
Presented in a newly revised concert version at the 2009 Canberra International Music Festival.
W126 Crimson Flower for gender wayang ensemble NOT AVAILABLE
W127 Koto Music I for amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop
1974
W128 Essington music for feature film for amplified piano with tape delay and rhythm sticks Script by Thomas Keneally
Film score co-composed with Michael Hannan and David Matthews
W129 The Song of Tailitnama for high voice, six cellos and percussion
W130 Alpine music for television commercial for string quartet
1975
W131 Sea Chant for unison voices and orchestra Text: Roger Covell
W132 String Quartet No 9 In one movement
1976
W133 Koto Music II for amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop
W134 Sun Song II for recorder quartet
W135 Lament for Strings for string orchestra
W136 Small Town for small orchestra
W137 The Stars Turn for string orchestra
W138 Alone for solo violin
W139 The Body is a Concert of Sensation for speakers and singer with music improvisation NOT AVAILABLE
Japanese poetry, trans. Graeme Wilson
1977
W140 Colonial Dances arr. for two pianos NOT AVAILABLE
W141 Little Serenade (1976-77/1999) for string quartet
W142 Love Thoughts of a Lady for soprano, speaker and string quartet NOT AVAILABLE, but see W281 (1998).
Japanese poetry, trans. Graeme Wilson
W143 Port Essington for string trio and string orchestra
1. Prologue: The Bush
2: Theme and Variations: The Settlement
3. Phantasy: Unrest
4. Nocturnal: Estrangement
5. Arietta: Farewell
6. Epilogue: The Bush
1978
W144 Dua Chant for three recorders
W145 Landscape II (1978-79) for string trio and amplified piano
W146 Eliza Fraser Sings (1978/2009) music theatre work for soprano, flute and piano Text: Barbara Blackman
W147 Exploration North music for television documentary series for string quartet
1979
W148 The Stars Turn for unaccompanied mixed chorus Text: Tony Morphett
Arr. David Matthews for Peter Sculthorpe on the occasion of his 50th birthday
W149 Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet 1. Morning Song
2. Sea Chant
3. Little Serenade
4. Left Bank Waltz
W150 Night Pieces for harp
W151 Koto Music for harp NOT AVAILABLE
W152 Mangrove for orchestra
W153 Requiem for cello alone 1. Introit
2. Kyrie
3. Qui Mariam
4. Lacrimosa
5. Libera me
6. Lux aeterna
W154 Cantares for guitars and string quartet
1980
W155 Manganinnie music for feature film for solo cello, string quartet and piano
W156 Small Town for string quartet Arr. David Matthews
W157 Boat Rise for high voice and piano Arr. Michael Hannan
Text: Tony Morphett
W158 The Visions of Captain Quiros concerto for solo guitar and orchestra WITHDRAWN
W159 Nocturne
(From The Visions of Captain Quiros)
for guitar NOT AVAILABLE
W160 Overture for a Happy Occasion for organ
1981
W161 Nocturnal for solo piano WITHDRAWN
W162 Mountains for solo piano
W163 Tailitnama Song for chamber ensemble
1982
W164 Quiros television opera for soloists, chorus, orchestra Text: Brian Bell
W165 East of India
(From Quiros)
for high voice and piano Text: Brian Bell
W166 Three Pieces for Prepared Piano
1983
W167 Piano Concerto for piano and orchestra
W168 String Quartet No 10 1. Sun Song
2. Chorale
3. Interlude
4. Chorale
5. Sun Song
W169 Little Suite for Strings
for string orchestra 1. Sea Chant
2. Left Bank Waltz
3. Little Serenade
W170 First Sonata for Strings for string orchestra 1. Sun Song
2. Chorale
3. Interlude
4. Chorale
5. Sun Song
1984
W171 The Song of Tailitnama for medium voice and piano Text: Aboriginal
W172 Sun Song for orchestra
1985
W173 Burke and Wills music for feature film for orchestra
W174 The Burke and Wills Waltzes for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello Arr. David Matthews
W175 Burke and Wills Suite for symphonic band
W176 The Croquet Waltz for big band Co-composed with David Matthews, from the film Burke and Wills
W177 O Mistress Mine for symphonic band NOT AVAILABLE
W178 The Dream
for string orchestra NOT AVAILABLE
Sculthorpe arrangement of the aria "I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls" from Balfe's The Bohemian Girl (1843)
1986
W179 Saibai for unison voices and organ
W180 Burke & Wills Suite (1985/86) for brass band
W180a Liszt in Australia for piano
W181 Earth Cry for orchestra
W182 Djilile for cello and piano
W183 Djilile for piano solo
W184 Autumn Song for string orchestra
1987
W185 Songs of Sea and Sky for clarinet and piano
W186 Songs of Sea and Sky for flute and piano
W187 Ballad for soprano and soprano Arr. of original by William Vincent Wallace
W188

Child of Australia

for speaker, soprano, SATB chorus, and orchestra Text: Thomas Keneally
W189 Anthem from Child of Australia for chorus, SATB and piano Text: Thomas Keneally
1988
W190 At the Grave of Isaac Nathan for orchestra  
W191 Second Sonata for Strings (1988/90) for string orchestra
W192 Kakadu for orchestra
W193 The Birthday of Thy King for unaccompanied mixed chorus
Text: Henry Vaughan (Christmas carol; also titled (after first line): Awake Glad Heart)
1989
W194 Tailitnama Song for cello and piano
W195 It's You for SATB chorus Arr. of George Gershwin songs
W196 Jabiru Dreaming
(Originally titled Sun Song)
for percussion ensemble of four players See W220 (1992)
W197 Callabonna for solo piano Revised version of first movement of W87 Sonata for Piano (1963)
W198 Nocturnal for solo piano Revised version of "Notturno (Cadenza)" from W167 Piano Concerto
W199 The Rose Bay Quadrilles for solo piano Arr. from originals by William Stanley, 1856
W200
[W200aGS] & [W200bGS]
Two Grainger Arrangements for strings and percussion Arr. from originals by Percy Grainger: Beautiful Fresh Flower (1935) Faeroe Island Song (1946)
W201 Nourlangie concerto for solo guitar, percussion and string orchestra
1990
W202 Child of Australia for symphonic band
W203 Djilile for percussion ensemble
W204 String Quartet No 11 (Jabiru Dreaming)
W205 Haughty Sortie for unison voices and piano
W206 Little Nourlangie for organ and orchestra
W207 Irkanda IV for flute and string trio
1991
W208 Nangaloar for orchestra
W209 Irkanda IV for string quartet
W210 A Sun Song for Eric for alto recorder, violin and cello
W211 Lament for solo cello and strings
W212 Tailitnama Song (1991/2009) for violin and piano
W213 Second Impromptu for piano solo NOT AVAILABLE
By Miska Hauser, Sydney, 1857; ed. Simon Docking and Peter Sculthorpe
W214 Kooee for string quartet NOT AVAILABLE
By Isaac Nathan, Sydney, 1849; arr. Sculthorpe
W215 National Country Dances for piano solo NOT AVAILABLE
By Frederick Ellard, Sydney, 1854; arr. Sculthorpe
W216 From Uluru for orchestra
W217 Threnody (1991-92) for solo cello
1992
W218 Hill-Song No 1 (1992-93) for string quartet
W219 Irkanda IV for flute and string quartet
W220 Jabiru Dreaming (1989-90/1992) for percussion quartet
W221 Dream Tracks for violin, clarinet and piano
W222 Tropic for clarinet, violin, 2 guitars, double bass and percussion
W223 Awake, Glad Heart for two trumpets and strings
W224 Simori for solo cello NOT AVAILABLE
1993

After the last of the works in Hayes's 1993 list, W224 above, the composer and his secretary, Adrienne Levenson, and his successive music assistants John Peterson and Peggy Polias continued to apply W numbers to newly completed works in what is usually strict chronological order of completion.

W225 From Nourlangie for piano, violin, viola and cello
W226 From Saibai for violin and piano
W227 Night Song for clarinet, violin and piano
W228 The Stars Turn for soprano and piano NOT AVAILABLE
Text: Tony Morphett
W229 The Stars Turn for soprano, cello and piano Text: Tony Morphett
W230 Memento Mori for orchestra
W231 From Kakadu for solo guitar
W232 Lament for string sextet NOT AVAILABLE
W233 Hill-Song No 2 for string quartet
W234 Into the Dreaming
(Originally titled Cello Dreaming, and subsequently For Cello Alone)
for solo cello
W235 From Saibai for cello and piano
1994
W236 Third Sonata for Strings (Jabiru Dreaming) for string orchestra 1. Deciso
2. Liberamente - Estatico
W237 The Stars Turn for counter-tenor and piano Text: Tony Morphett
W238 String Quartet No 12 (From Ubirr)
(Formerly Earth Cry)
for string quartet (or string quartet and optional didjeridu)
W238a The Song of Tailitnama for counter-tenor and piano Text: Aboriginal
W238b The Song of Tailitnama for soprano and piano Text: Aboriginal
W239 Martin, You're Fifty! for flute, cello, piano and percussion For Martin Wesley-Smith
W240 From Nourlangie for clarinet, violin and piano
W241 From Nourlangie for soprano (vocalise), viola, cello and piano
W242 Chorale for eight cellos
W243 Little Serenade for string orchestra NOT AVAILABLE
W244 Into the Dreaming for solo guitar
W245 From Kakadu for solo harp NOT AVAILABLE
W246 Into the Dreaming for solo harp NOT AVAILABLE
W247 From Nourlangie for string quartet
W248 Saibai for string quartet
1995
W249 Darwin Marching for solo trumpet and orchestra
W250 Djilile consort music for five viols
W251 Night Song for violin, cello and piano
W252 Turtle and Temple Gong for solo organ WITHDRAWN
W253 An Australian Anthem for brass septet
W254 The Stars Turn for soprano, clarinet and piano Text: Tony Morphett
W255 Anne for solo piano
W256 Simori for flute and guitar
W257 Simori for solo piano
W258 Parting for cello and piano Arr. of W22 (1947)
W259 Nourlangie for guitar and chamber ensemble Arr. Barton Staggs
1996
W260 Music for Japan (1970/1996) for orchestra with didjeridu NOT AVAILABLE
Version with added didjeridu of Music for Japan (1970) [W113]
W261 Psalm 150 for treble voices and optional voices and/or instruments Text: Latin
W262 Djilile for chamber orchestra
W263 Night Song for string orchestra
W264 Little Requiem for koto and string orchestra
W265 Port Arthur: In Memoriam for oboe or trumpet and strings
W266 Advance Australia Fair for string orchestra
W267 String Quartet No 13 (Island Dreaming) for mezzo-soprano and string quartet Text: Torres Strait Island
W268 Maranoa Lullaby for mezzo-soprano and string quartet Text: Aboriginal
W269
also [W200bGS]
Beautiful Fresh Flower for string quartet By Percy Grainger, arr. Peter Sculthorpe
W270 Autumn Song for string quartet
W271 Little Song for string quartet Arrangement of W26 Aspatia's Song (1947); also titled Little Song from String Quartet No 1
[W271aGS] To Meadows (1947/1996) for string quartet Arrangement of W23 To Meadows (1947); also titled To Meadows from String Quartet No 3
[W271cGS] Prologue ("from String Quartet No 5") for string quartet
1997
W272 Tailitnama Song for solo cello
W273 Two Easy Pieces for flute and piano 1. Sea Chant
2. Left Bank Waltz
W274 Love Song (1997/2012) for guitar and string orchestra
1998
W275 A Little Book of Hours for solo piano
W275a Alone for cello
W276 String Quartet No 14 (Quamby)
W277 Cello Dreaming for solo cello, string orchestra and percussion
W278 Great Sandy Island for orchestra 1. The Sea Coast
2. The Boro-ground
3. The Rain-forest
4. The Garrison
5. Dune Dreaming
W279 For Justine for solo cello
W280 Gershwin Arrangements for string quartet
W281 Love Thoughts (1977/1998) music theatre work for soprano, female speaker, koto and string quartet Text in Japanese and English: poems translated by Graeme Wilson, from the Manyoshu
("Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves"), a 4,500-poem imperial anthology from the 7th century
Related to W142 (1977)
1999
W282 Rockpool Dreaming for soprano saxophone and strings
W283 From Irkanda III (1961/1999) for piano trio Revision of Irkanda III (1961) [W79]
W284 String Quartet No 15 (1999/2005) 1. A Song for Dancing
2. An Exorcism
3. A Song for Mourning
4. A Song for Loving
5. A Song for Feasting
W284a A Song for Dancing for string quartet From String Quartet No 15 [W284]
W285 Love Song for guitar and string quartet
W286 My Country Childhood for string orchestra 1. Song of the Hills
2. Church Gathering
3. A Village Funeral
4. Song of the River
W287 Gondwana Land for string orchestra
W288 A Little Love Song for string quartet
W289 Earth Cry for orchestra Abridged version
2000
W290 Djilile for string quartet
W291 Harbour Dreaming
(Original title: Between Five Bells)
for piano
W292 Saibai for unison voices and drums
W293 Song for a Penny for solo piano Shorter version
W294 Song for a Penny for solo piano Longer version
W295 The Beach music for television documentary film (using already-existing works)
W296 New Norcia for brass and percussion
W296a Quamby for two flutes, two horns and strings 1. Prelude
2. In the valley
3. From High Hills
4. At Quamby Bluff
W297 Parting for viola and piano  
W298 Tailitnama Song for viola and piano
W299 Three Shakespeare Songs for voice and piano

Text: William Shakespeare
Arrangement of earlier originals (1948/1956)
1. Take, O take those lips away
2. Sigh No More, Ladies
3. O Mistress Mine

W300 Reef Singing for clarinet and piano
W301 From the River for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano
W302 Tailitnama Song for solo viola
2001
W303 Viola Song for piano and string quartet
W303a Advance Australia Fair arr. for unison voices and piano
W304 Music for Federation for orchestra
W305 Landscapes for solo voice and optional bass instruments Text: Judith Wright
W306 Sonatina (1946/2001) for bassoon and piano Reconstruction/revision of lost work, relocated in 1997 [W19aGS, 1946]
W307 Djilile for string orchestra
W308 Sonata for Cello and Percussion Revised arr. of Sonata for Viola and Percussion (1960) [W77]
W309 Soliloquy and Cadenza for solo cello
W310 Looking Back for violin, viola, cello and double bass
2002
W311 Sometimes When I'm Dreaming for solo piano Based on lost song 1957, lyrics Catherine Duncan [W67aGS]
W312 Out the Back for voice and string quintet By Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe
Text: Tim Freedman
W312a A Little Suite for viola, cello and double bass
W313 Sydney Singing for oboe and piano (oboe part can be played by B flat clarinet or violin)
W314 Darwin Calypso for two guitars and strings
W315 Darwin Calypso for two guitars
W316 Sea Chant for two guitars
W317 Burke and Wills Suite for orchestra
W318 Parting for flute and piano
W319 From High Hills for orchestra
W320 Advance Australia Fair for violin and cello also a possible arrangement for violin, cello and piano [W320aGS]
2003
W321 Out the Back for voice, strings and percussion
By Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe
Text: Tim Freedman
W322 Ease of the Midnight Visit for voice, strings and percussion By Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe
ext: Tim Freedman
W323 Sydney Singing for clarinet, percussion, harp and strings
W324 Lullaby for unaccompanied SATB chorus Text: Aboriginal
W325 From Ubirr for strings and optional didjeridu
W326 Advance Australia Fair (2001/2003) for orchestra with or without unison voices
W327 Beethoven Variations for orchestra
This version WITHDRAWN, revised as W353
W328 From Oceania for orchestra
W329 Songs of Sea and Sky for strings and optional didjeridu
W330 Songs of Sea and Sky for soprano saxophone and piano
W331 It'll Rise Again for voice, percussion and strings Arr. John Peterson
Text: Tony Morphett
W332 Quamby for orchestra with optional didjeridu
W333 Djilile for solo guitar Arr. Steve Wingfield
2004
W334 Requiem for mixed chorus, didjeridu and orchestra Text in Latin and Aboriginal
1. Introit
2. Kyrie
3. Gradual
4. Sequence
5. Canticle
6. Sanctus
7. Agnus Dei
8. Communion
W335 Requiem vocal score for mixed chorus and piano
W335a Tailitnama Song for bass clarinet and piano
W336 Little Passacaglia for solo piano
W336a In Memoriam for trumpet and organ
W337 Lorin's Piece for voice and didjeridu
W338 Night Song for horn, violin and piano
W339 At Bondi Beach for oboe and piano
W340 Koori Dreaming for descant recorder and guitar
W341 Music for Bali for strings and percussion
W342 Requiem for children's voices and piano
W343 Port Arthur: In Memoriam for wind band Arr. Joe Cook
W343a In Memoriam for B flat trumpet and piano Arr. Calland
W343b Overture for organ Arr. Paul Paviour
2005
W344 Songs of Sea and Sky for solo violin, strings and optional didjeridu
W345 Small Town for wind band Arr. Bill McAllister
W346 Little Suite for wind band Arr. David Polain
W347 Serenade for solo violin
W348 A Song for Fé for viola and piano
W349 An Australian Anthem for brass quintet
W350 String Quartet No 16 (2005/6) 1. Loneliness
2. Anger
3. Yearning
4. Trauma
5. Freedom
W351 A Song for Richard for violin and piano
2006
W352 Baltimore Songlines for clarinet, violin and piano
W353 Beethoven Variations (2003/2006) for orchestra with optional didjeridu Revision of W327
W354 Elegy for viola and strings
W355 To Love for unaccompanied mixed chorus
W356 Captain Quiros (2006/9) for brass, percussion and strings, with amplified cello
W357 Darwin Calypso (2006/9) for flute, clarinet, string quartet and piano
W358 A Songline for Henri for bass clarinet and piano
W359 An Australian Anthem for brass octet Arr. James Ledger
W360 Thoughts of Home for harmonica and string quartet
2007
W361 Maranoa Lullaby for solo cello
W362 String Quartet No 17

1. Prelude and Cadenza
2. A Song of Assurance
3. A Song of Deliverance
4. A Love Song
5. Postlude

2008
W363 A Song of Love for strings
W364 String Sonata No 4 1. Loneliness
2. Anger
3. Yearning
4. Trauma
5. Freedom
W365 Tropic for orchestra
W366 Djilile for two guitars Arr. Janet Agostino
W367 Chorales for clarinet quartet 1. First Chorale
2. Second Chorale
W368 Song of the Yarra for soprano solo, violin obligato, SATB chorus and chamber ensemble

1. Morning Star
2. Healing Waters
3. Rainbow's End

2009
W369 Sun (1960/2009) for voice and piano
1. Into the Sea
2. Tropic
3. Sun in Me
Newly revised version of Sun (1960) [W76a], also related to W381 (2010)
W370 Island Dreaming for strings
W371 Patrick White Fragments for soprano, speaker and piano WITHDRAWN (for revised version see W393 (2012))
W371a Landscape II for alto flute, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, piano Arr. Samantha Kelson and James Nightingale
W372 Chaconne for solo violin and strings
W373 A Little Song of Love for clarinet and string quartet
2010
W374 Kyrie for cello and strings
W375 A Song for Neilma for recorder and string quartet
W376 Remembering Mrs Macquarie for solo cello
W377 String Quartet No 18 1. Prelude
2. A Land Singing
3. A Dying Land
4. A Lost Land
5. Postlude
W378 After Night for treble voices and strings
W379 String Sonata No 5 1. Prelude
2. A Land Singing
3. A Dying Land
4. A Lost Land
5. Postlude
W380 To Music for SATB chorus and orchestra
W381 Sun (1960/2010) for baritone and piano 1. Into the Sea
2. Tropic
3. Sun in Me
Revised version of Sun (1960) [W76a], also related to W369 (2009)
2011
W382 Shining Island for strings
W383 Royal Spain for organ
W384 Requiem for chorus, organ, percussion Arr. Calvin Bowman
W385 Riverina Dreaming (Gundyarri Wagga Wagga) for piano 1. Looking Back
2. The Wiradjuri Presence
3. The Murrumbidgee
4. Fitzmaurice Street
5. Thanksgiving
W386 Landscapes for solo cello Based on Remembering Mrs Macquarie (2010) [W376]
W387 Four Shakespeare Songs for soprano and piano Based on the Three Shakespeare Songs (2000) [W299]
1. Take, O take those lips away
2. Sigh No More, Ladies
3. O Mistress Mine
4. Come Away Death
W388 Left Bank Waltz for string quartet
2012
W389 Four Shakespeare Songs for soprano and guitar

Arr. David Leisner
1. Take, O take those lips away
2. Sigh No More, Ladies
3. O Mistress Mine

4. Come Away Death

W390 Oh, T.I.! for guitar and piano 1. Island Song
2. Night Song
W391 Oh, T.I.! for guitar and strings 1. Island Song
2. Night Song
W392 Island Songs for saxophone, strings and percussion

1. Song of Home
2. Lament and Yearning

W393 Patrick White Fragments for soprano and piano Revision of W371 (2009)
W394 Maranoa Lullaby for piano
2013
W395 The Great South Land for soloists, chorus, orchestra Concert work based on the television opera Quiros (1982) [W164]
W396 Pastorale (1947/2013) for strings
W397 Island Songs for two pianos and didjeridu 1. Song of Home
2. Lament and Yearning
2014
W398 Salve Regina for soprano and strings Based on a section from The Great South Land (2013) [W395], extended and reworked
W399 Lament for solo violin, solo cello, and strings
W400 Postcards from Jabiru for strings INCOMPLETE

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