This catalog of works, organized alphabetically by composer, details the compositions of 54 modern British composers born between 1891 and 1923. Volume one covers composers from John Addison to Arnold Cooke. Volume two covers Christian Darnton to Elisabeth Lutyens. And volume three includes Elizabeth Maconchy to David Wynne. Compositions are listed chronologically and include pertinent information about the performance, year of composition, music history, first recordings, and original manuscript location. Concert music is listed separately from documentary and feature films and from music composed for radio, television or stage.
As a tool for further research, this catalog will appeal to soloists, chamber musicians and scholars of classical music. A selective bibliography is included for each composer. Each volume includes a title index organized by composer.