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Herbert Howells

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A Grace for 10 Downing Street (2)
A Hymn for St Cecilia (5)
A Kent yeoman's wooing song (1)
A Maid Peerless (1)
A Sequence for St Michael (4)
A Spotless Rose (27)
All my hope on God is founded (5)
An English Mass (1)
Anthems (4) to the Blessed Virgin Mary, op.9 (5)
Antiphon (3)
Before me careless lying (1)
Behold, O God our Defender (2)
Blessed are the Dead (1)
By the Waters of Babylon (1)
Carol-Anthems (3) (selection) (1)
Carol-Anthems (3) (3)
Cello Concerto (1)
Clarinet Sonata (4)
Collegium Regale (10)
Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense Service (1)
Come Sing and Dance (3)
Concerto for String Orchestra (3)
Country Tune (1)
Cradle Song (1)
Dances (3), op.7 (2)
» no.2
De La Mare's Pavane (1)
Elegy, op.15 (1)
Elegy for Viola, String Quartet and String Orchestra (2)
Even Such is Time (3)
Fantasia (1)
Flood (1)
Flourish for a Bidding (2)
Full Moon (2)
Gadabout (1)
Gavotte (3)
Gloucester Service (4)
God be in my head (1)
Goddess of night (1)
God is Gone Up (1)
Goff's Fireside (1)
Haec dies (5)
Here is the little door (13)
Hills of the North (1)
Howells' Clavichord (excerpts) (1)
Howells' Clavichord (1)
Hymnus Paradisi (3)
I heard a voice from Heaven (1)
I love all beauteous things (3)
In Green Ways, op.43 (1)
Intrata no.2 (2)
In youth is pleasure (1)
Jacob's Brawl (1)
King's Herald (1)
King David (6)
King of Glory (1)
Lambert's Clavichord (2)
Lento, assai espressivo (1)
Let God arise (1)
Levavi oculos eos (1)
Like as the Hart (8)
Long, Long Ago (9)
Lord, who createdst Man (1)
Lost Love (1)
Madrigals (2) (1)
Magnificat (Dallas Canticles) (1)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (New College Oxford) (2)
Magnificat in G major (1)
Mass in the Dorian Mode (2)
Master Tallis's testament (5)
Missa Aedis Christi (2)
Missa Sabrinensis (1)
Mrs MacQueen (1)
My Master hath a Garden (1)
My eyes for beauty pine (2)
New College Service (1)
Nunc Dimittis (Dallas Canticles) (1)
Nunc Dimittis in G major (1)
Nunc Dimittis (5)
O Holy City, seen of John (1)
O Mortal Man (2)
O Salutaris Hostia (2)
Oboe Sonata (orch. Benjamin Wallfisch) (1)
Oboe Sonata (2)
Office of Holy Communion (Collegium Regale) (2)
O my deir hert (Cradle Song) (1)
One Thing have I Desired (2)
O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (4)
Organ Sonata no.2 (2)
Paean for Organ (3)
Pageantry (1)
Paradise Rondel, op.40 (1)
Partita (1)
Pastoral Rhapsody (1)
Penguinski (1)
Phantasy String Quartet, op.25 (3)
Piano Concerto no.1, op.4 (completed by John Rutter) (1)
Piano Concerto no.2, op.39 (1)
Piano Quartet in A minor, op.21 (3)
Pieces (2) for small orchestra, op.20 (1)
Pieces (3), op.14 (2)
Pieces (3), op.28 (2)
Pieces (6) for organ (1)
Prelude (no.1) for harp (2)
Preludio 'Sine nomine' (1)
Procession, op.36 (2)
Psalm 33 (Finzi) (1)
Psalm 78 (1)
Psalm 121 (1)
Psalm 122 (1)
Psalm 142 (1)
Psalm Preludes (3), Set 1, op.32 (4)
Psalm Preludes (3), Set 2, op.32 (7)
» no.1
» no.2
» no.3
Regina Coeli (1)
Regina caeli (3)
Requiem (11)
Rhapsodic Quintet for clarinet and string quartet, op.31 (3)
Rhapsodies (3), op.17 (16)
Rhapsody no.4 (1)
Salve Regina (5)
Serenade for Strings (2)
Service in D major (transposed to E flat) (1)
Short Pieces for Organ (6) (1)
Siciliano for a High Ceremony (1)
Sine nomine (2)
Sing Lullaby (12)
Sir Patrick Spens, op.23 (1)
Slow Air (1)
Sonata no.1 in E major, op.18 (2)
Sonata no.2 in E flat major, op.26 (1)
Sonata no.3 in E minor, op.38 (1)
Sonatina for piano (1)
Sonatina (1)
St George's Windsor Service (1)
St Louis comes to Clifton (2)
St Paul's Service (5)
Stabat Mater (3)
Suite for String Orchestra (2)
Sweetest of Sweets (3)
Take him, earth, for cherishing (13)
Te Deum laudamus (1)
Te Deum (3)
The B's, op.13 (1)
The Chosen Tune (1)
The House of the Mind (3)
The Little Boy Lost (2)
The Scribe (1)
The Summer is Coming (3)
The Widow Bird (2)
Thee Will I Love (2)
The fear of the Lord (1)
This World, my God, is held within your hand (1)
Threnody (arr. Christopher Palmer) (1)
Tryste Noel (1)
Violin Sonata in B minor (1)
Violin Sonata no.1 in E major, op.18 (1)
Violin Sonata no.2 in E flat major, op.26 (1)
Violin Sonata no.3 in E minor, op.38 (1)
Voluntary - Psalm Prelude in D (1)
Walking in the Snow (2)
Walton's Toye (1)
We have heard with our ears (1)
When first thine eies unveil (2)
When the Dew is Falling (1)
Where wast thou? (1)

Herbert Norman Howells CH, CBE (17 October 1892 Ė 23 February 1983) was an English composer, organist, and teacher, most famous for his large output of Anglican church music.

Howells was born in Lydney, Gloucestershire, the youngest of the six children of Oliver Howells, a plumber, painter, decorator and builder, and his wife Elizabeth. His father played the organ at the local Baptist church, and Herbert himself showed early musical promise, first deputising for his father, and then moving at the age of eleven to the local Church of England parish church as choirboy and unofficial deputy organist.

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