1857

13 July 1858

25 May 1860

1860

6 April 1861

14 March 1863

14 May 1864

18 July 1864

8 September 1864

10 March 1866

24 November 1866

30 October 1866

17 December 1866

3 June 1867

18 December 1867

8 September 1869

31 August 1870

1871

1 May 1871

19 September 1871

26 Dec 1871

27 August 1873

 30 August 1874

 25 March 1875

 5 June 1875

 29 August 1877

 17 November 1877

25 May 1878

 30 December 1879

 31 December 1879

3 April 1880

 15 October 1880

 23 April 1881

  10 October 1881

 25 November 1882

 5 January 1884

 14 March 1885

 4 May 1886
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16 October 1886

22 January 1887

4 July 1887
0

3 October 1888

29 December 1888

7 December 1889

 31 January 1891

 3 June 1891

 25 March 1892

 24 September 1892

 10 May 1893

 7 October 1893

12 December 1894

 12 January 1895

 7 March 1896

 25 May 1897

 28 May 1898

 29 Nov 1899

 27 April 1901

Overture in C minor ‘Timon of Athens’

Overture in D minor

Overture ‘Rosenfest’

Procession March

Incidental music to ‘The Tempest’

Princess of Wales’ March

Ballet ‘L’île enchantée’

The Sapphire Necklace(1) (Libretto by Henry Chorley)

Kenilworth (Libretto Henry Chorley)

Symphony in E ‘Irish’

Concerto in D major for Violoncello & Orchestra

Overture in C minor/major ‘In Memoriam’

Cox and Box (Libretto by F C Burnand)

Concert Overture ‘Marmion’

The Contrabandista (Libretto by F C Burnand)

The Prodigal Son

Overture di Ballo

March Danois

On Shore and Sea (Libretto by Tom Taylor)

Incidental music to ‘The Merchant of Venice’

THESPIS

The Light of the World

Incidental music to ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

TRIAL BY JURY

The Zoo (Libretto by ‘Bolton Rowe’)

Incidental music to ‘Henry VIII’

THE SORCERER

HMS PINAFORE

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

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THE MARTYR OF ANTIOCH (Libretto from Dean Millman, Edited by W. S. Gilbert)

PATIENCE

 

IOLANTHE

PRINCESS IDA

THE MIKADO

Ode for the Opening of the
Colonial and Indian Exhibition
(Libretto by Alfred Lord Tennyson)

 The Golden Legend (Libretto by Joseph Bennett after Longfellow)

 RUDDYGORE

Ode for the Laying of the Foundation Stone of the
Imperial Institute
(Libretto by Lewis Morris)

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD

Incidental music to ‘Macbeth’

THE GONDOLIERS

Ivanhoe (Libretto by Julian Sturgis)

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

The Foresters (Incidental music for a play by Alfred Lord Tennyson)

Haddon Hall (Libretto by Sydney Grundy)

Imperial March

UTOPIA, (LIMITED)

The Chieftain (Libretto by F C Burnand)

King Arthur (Incidental music to a play by Joseph Comyns Carr)

THE GRAND DUKE

Ballet ‘Victoria and Merrie England

The Beauty Stone (Libretto by Arthur Wing Pinero & Joseph Comyns Carr)

The Rose of Persia (Libretto by Basil Hood)

The Emerald Isle (Libretto by Basil Hood, Music completed by Edward German

(1) never performed complete

0

Royal Academy of Music

Leipzig Gewandhaus

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Leipzig Gewandhaus

Crystal Palace

Covent Garden

Excerpts St Jamess Hall

Birmingham

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Norwich

Adelphi Theatre

St Jamess Hall

St Georges Hall

Worcester

Birmingham

Weippert

Albert Hall

Princes Theatre, Manchester

Gaiety Theatre

Birmingham

Theatre Royal, Manchester

Royalty Theatre

St Jamess Theatre

Theatre Royal, Manchester

Opera Comique

Opera Comique

Royal Bijou Theatre, Paignton

First Avenue Theater, New York

Opera Comique

Leeds

Opera Comique

transferring to Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Albert Hall
0

Leeds

Savoy Theatre

Site of the Imperial Institute
0

Savoy Theatre

Lyceum Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Royal English Opera House

Vaudeville Theatre

Dalys Theater, New York

Savoy Theatre

Imperial Institute

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Lyceum Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Alhambra Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

72

0

0

0

0

0

63

0

0

131

0

0

178

571

1

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363

0

0

578

398

246

672

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0

288

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423

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554

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204

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245

97

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123

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50

213

205

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