List of works by Richard Henry Walthew

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Stage Works

  • The Enchanted Island, Operetta in 1 act (1900); libretto by R.H.U. Bloor
  • The Gardeners, Operetta (1906)


  • Aladdin, Overture and Entr'actes
  • Friend Fritz, Overture
  • Night Scenes
  • Table-Music, Suite in 4 movements for string orchestra
  • Variations in B


  • Caprice Impromptu for violin and orchestra
  • Concerto for clarinet and orchestra
  • Concerto for piano and orchestra (1894)

Chamber music

Two instruments

  • Three sketches for violin with piano Scherzetto, Arietta, Rondino. -.-- London and New York Boosey & Co 1901
  • Four Impressions for Violin with Piano (Violin part edited by E. Yonge.) London Stainer & Bell 1928
  • Caprice-Impromptu, for Violin with Piano London Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew 1909.
  • Regret & Conversation galante for viola (or clarinet or violin?) and piano. London Hawkes & Son c1918 (arrangement of the Conversation by FL Taylor for piano trio and for orchestra appeared from Augener in 1927.)
  • Sonata di camera for violin and pianoforte London Hawkes & Son 1930
  • Serenade-Sonata in F minor for viola or violin and piano (1925) London Williams
  • Viola Sonata in D (viola part edited by Watson Forbes.) London: Stainer & Bell, 1938.
  • Sonata for cello and piano. Hill, ©1912.
  • Two sonatinas for violin and piano No.1 in G major.No.2 in A minor- London Augener 1926
  • Suite in F major for clarinet (or viola) and piano (1899)
  • A Mosaic in Ten Pieces (with Dedication) for clarinet (or viola) and piano (1900)

Three instruments

  • Five Diversions for violin, viola and cello London Stainer & Bell 1920
  • Piano Trio in G major London Boosey c1907
  • Prelude and Fugue for violin, viola and cello
  • String Trio No. 1
  • String Trio No. 2
  • Trio for 2 clarinets and bassoon (or bass clarinet)
  • Trio for clarinet (or violin), horn (or bassoon) and piano
  • Trio in C minor for violin, clarinet (or viola) and piano (1897)
  • Triolet in E for oboe, clarinet and bassoon

Four or more instruments

  • Quartet for violin, viola, cello and piano
  • 5 Lyrical Pieces for string quartet
  • Miniature Quartet for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
  • String Quartet No. 1
  • String Quartet No. 2
  • String Quartet No. 3
  • Phantasy Quintet in E minor and major for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano, Stainer & Bell (1912)
  • Quintet for clarinet and string quartet (unpublished, 1918 ca.) (mentioned e.g. in a book on Brahms' clarinet quintet.)
  • Quintet for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano
  • Quintet for 2 violins, viola, cello and piano


  • Aubade (1907)
  • 3 Pieces for piano. Stainer & Bell, ca.1908.
  1. Valse Intermezzo.
  2. Pastoral.
  3. Improvisation.
  • 2 Sketches. Augener, ca.1912.
  1. Memory
  2. Noel
  • In varying mood. 5 little preludes. BF Wood, ©1920.
  • Miniature Sonata. Stainer & Bell, 1921.
  • Holiday waltzes. Augener, 1923.
  • 6 Easy Diversions. Augener, 1924.
  • Introduction, air & jig : for piano duet. Augener, 1924.

Vocal (not opera)

  • The Gleaner's Slumber Song
  • Ode to a Nightingale, Cantata
  • The Pied Piper of Hamlin, Cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra (digitized @ Hathitrust)
  • An Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, for Soprano and Bass Solo, Chorus and Orchestra, etc. (Stainer & Bell, ca.1914.)
  • It Was a Lover and His Lass, duet, 2 voices, piano


  • The Development of Chamber Music, London: Boosey & Co. (1909)