Peter Warlock Select Bibliography



British Library, London

Add MS 52547-52548 Letters from Delius to Heseltine
Add MS 54197 Letters from Heseltine to Taylor
Add MS 57794-57803 Cecil Gray Papers
Add MS 57958-57970 Nigel Heseltine Papers
Add MS 58127 Letters from Heseltine to Olivia Smith
Add MS 71167-71168 Letters from Heseltine to Delius

Peter Warlock Society Archives

National Library of Canada, Ottawa

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

University of Cape Town Library

Colin Taylor Collection
S A College of Music Library

University of Melbourne Library

Grainger Museum

University of Texas at Austin

University of Tulsa Library

Allinson, Adrian, Painter's Pilgrimage

Peter Warlock - Books and Articles

Angier, Carole, Jean Rhys: Life and Work (London, 1992).

________ 'Week-end in Gloucestershire: Jean Rhys, Adrian Allinson and "Till September Petronella" ', London Magazine, 27 (1987), 30-46.

ApIvor, Denis, 'Bernard van Dieren', Composer, 59 (1987), 1-8.

________ 'Bernard van Dieren: Search and Rescue One Hundred Years on', The Music Review, 47 (1987), 253-66.

________ 'Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock): A Psychological Study', Music Review, 46 (1985), 118-32.

Aprahamian, Felix, 'Two Brief Encounters with Peter Warlock', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 45 (1990), 1-2.

Avery, Kenneth, 'The Chronology of Warlock's Songs', Music and Letters, 29 (1948), 398-405.

Bacharach, A. L. (ed.), British Music of Our Time, chap. IV 'Peter Warlock' (Philip Heseltine) 1894-1930: Foss, Hubert (London, 1946).

Beecham, Sir Thomas, A Mingled Chime: Leaves from an Autobiography (London, 1944).

________ Frederick Delius (London, 1959).

Bennett, Rodney, 'Peter Warlock: The Man and his Songs', The Bookman, 64 (1923), 300-2.

________ 'Song-writers of the Day: 1. Peter Warlock', The Music Teacher, 5 (1926), 300-2.

Bliss, Sir Arthur, As I Remember (London, 1970).

Bottomley, Gordon, ' "The Curlew" and Peter Warlock', The Gramophone, (1931), 259-60.

Boulton, James T. and Robertson, Andrew (ed.), The Letters of D. H. Lawrence, iii. Oct. 1916-June 1921 (Cambridge, 1984).

Bradbury, Ernest, 'Genius Curtailed', Music and Musicians, 23 (1974), 16.

________ 'The Lost Magic of Warlock', Yorkshire Post (5 Dec 1979) 8.

Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry 17th Ed. ed. L. G. Pine (London, 1952).

Carley, Lionel, Delius: A Life in Letters, 1909-1934 (Aldershot, 1988).

Chisholm, Alastair, Bernard van Dieren: An Introduction (London, 1984).

Clark, Kenneth, Another Part of the Wood: A Self-Portrait (London, 1974).

Cockshott, Gerald, 'A Note on Warlock's Capriol Suite', Monthly Musical Record, 70 (1940), 203-5.

________ 'E. J. Moeran's Recollections of Peter Warlock', Musical Times, 96 (1955), 128-30.

________ 'Some Notes on the Songs of Peter Warlock', Music and Letters, 21 (1940), 246-58.

________ 'Warlock and Moeran', Composer, 33 (1969), 1, 3-4.

Coleman, Stanley M, 'The Dual Personality of Philip Heseltine', Journal of Mental Science, 155 (1949), 456-66.

Collins, Brian, 'Peter Warlock The Composer', (1996)

Copley, Ian A, A Turbulent Friendship: A Study of the Relationship between D. H. Lawrence and Philip Heseltine ('Peter Warlock') (London, 1983).

________ 'Peter Warlock's Choral Music', Music and Letters, 45 (1964), 318-36.

________ 'Peter Warlock's Vocal Chamber Music', Music and Letters, 44 (1963), 358-70.

________ The Music of Peter Warlock: A Critical Survey (London, 1979).

________ 'The published Instrumental Music of Peter Warlock', The Music Review, 25 (1964), 209-23.

________ 'The Writings of Peter Warlock (Philip Heseltine) (1894-1930): A Catalogue', Music Review, 29 (1968), 288-99.

________ 'Warlock and Delius: A Catalogue', Music and Letters, 49 (1968), 213-18.

________ 'Warlock and the Brass Band', Musical Times, 109 (1968), 1115-16.

________ 'Warlock in Novels', Musical Times, 105 (1964), 739-40.

________ 'Warlock's Cod-Pieces', Musical Times, 194 (1963), 410-11.

Cox, David, 'The Balfour Gardiner Connection', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 34 (1985), 7-8.

________ 'Unbewitched!' Attachment to Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 22 (1978).

________ 'What Music Is', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 19 (1982), 5-8.

Crowley, Aleister, The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography (London, 1989).

Davies, Hywel, 'Bernard van Dieren, Philip Heseltine and Cecil Gray: A Significant Affiliation', Music and Letters, 69 (1988), 30-48.

Delany, Paul, D. H. Lawrence's Nightmare: The Writer and His Circle in the Years of the Great War (Hassocks, 1979).

________ 'Halliday's Progress: Letters of Philip Heseltine', D.H. Lawrence Review, 13 (1980), 119-33.

Dille, Denijs, 'Vier unbekannte Briefe von Béla Bartók: Vorgelegt und kommentiert von Denijs Dille', Die Österreichische Musikzeitschrift, 20 (1965), 449-60.

Fenby, Eric, Delius as I knew him (London, 1936).

________ (in conversation with David Cox), 'Warlock as I knew him', Composer, 82 (1984), 19-23.

Foreman, Lewis, Bax: A Composer and his Times (London, 1988).

________ From Parry to Britten: British Music in Letters 1900-1945 (London, 1987).

Foss, Hubert, 'Cecil Gray: 1895-1951', Musical Times, 92 (1951), 496-98.

________ 'Introductions: XIX Philip Heseltine', The Music Bulletin, 6 (1924), 202-206.

Fuller, Jean Overton, The Magical Dilemma of Victor Neuburg (London, 1965).

Gathorne-Hardy, Robert (ed.), Ottoline at Garsington: Memoirs of Lady Ottoline Morrell 1915-1918 (London, 1974).

Gillies, Malcolm, Bartók in Britain: A Guided Tour (Oxford, 1989).

Goldring, Douglas, The Nineteen Twenties (London, 1945).

_______, Odd Man Out: The Autobiography of a 'Propaganda' Novelist (London, 1935).

Goossens, Eugene, Overture and Beginners: A Musical Autobiography (London, 1951).

Gray, Cecil, Musical Chairs or Between Two Stools: Being the Life and Memoirs of Cecil Gray (London, 1948).

________ Peter Warlock: A Memoir of Philip Heseltine (London, 1934).

Gray, Pauline, Cecil Gray: His Life and Notebooks (London, 1989).

Hamnett, Nina, Is She a Lady? (London, 1955).

Heseltine, Nigel, Capriol for Mother: A Memoir of Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock) (London, 1992).

Hinton, Alistair, 'Kaikhosru Sorabji and Erik Chisholm', Jagger Journal, 10 (1989/90), 20-35.

Hold, Trevor, 'Peter Warlock: The Art of the Song-Writer', Music Review, 36 (1975), 248-299.

Hughes, Spike, Second Movement: Continuing the Autobiography of Spike Hughes (London, 1951).

Hurd, Michael, 'Peter Warlock and his Music', attachment to Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 30 (1983).

Hutchings, Arthur, 'The Heseltine-Warlock Nonsense', The Listener, 70 (1963), 34.

________ 'Warlock and a Tite Street Party', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 33 (1984), 8-10.

Huxley, Juliette, Leaves of the Tulip Tree (London, 1986).

Jenkins, Alan, The Twenties (London, 1974).

John, Augustus, Chiaroscuro: Fragments of Autobiography (London, 1952).

Kaye, Ernest, 'Witches and Warlock', attachment to Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 21 (1978).

Ladmirault, Paul, 'Un grand musicien anglais: Peter Warlock', Chantecler (1927), 3.

Lambert, Constant, 'Master of English Song', Radio Times, 59 (1938), 12-13.

Lindsay, Jack, Fanfrolico and After (London, 1962).

Lloyd, Stephen, H. Balfour Gardiner (Cambridge, 1984).

Lowe, Rachel, A Descriptive Catalogue with Checklists of the Letters and Related Documents in the Delius Collection of the Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne (London, 1981).

Lunn, Brian, Switchback: An Autobiography (London, 1948).

Mellers, Wilfred, 'Bernard van Dieren (1884-1936): Musical Intelligence and "The New Language"', Scrutiny, 5 (1936), 263-76.

________ 'Delius and Peter Warlock', Scrutiny, 5 (1937), 384-97.

Meyers, Jeffrey, D. H. Lawrence: A Biography (London, 1990).

Moore, Harry T., The Priest of Love: A Life of D. H. Lawrence (Carbondale and Edwardsville, Illinois, 1974).

Moore, Jerrold Northrop, Edward Elgar: A Creative Life (Oxford, 1984).

Motion, Andrew, The Lamberts: George, Constant and Kit (London, 1986).

Murry, John Middleton, Between Two Worlds: An Autobiography (London, 1935).

Orr, Charles W., 'Recollections of Philip Heseltine ("Peter Warlock")', attachment to Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 4 (1970).

Palmer, Christopher, Herbert Howells: A Centenary Celebration (London, 1992).

Parrott, Ian, 'Warlock in Wales', Musical Times, 105 (1964), 740-41.

Pilkington, Michael, 'English Solo Song - Guides to the Repertoire', Gurney, Ireland, Quilter and Warlock, (Thames, 1989).

Pirie, Peter J, 'The "Georgian" Composers', Music in Britain: A Quarterly Review, 69 (1965), 23-7.

________ 'The Lost Generation: (on British Composers between the Two World Wars)', Music and Musicians, 20 (1972), 36-40.

Reynolds, Peter J., 'Peter Warlock: His Contemporaries and their Influence', British Music Society Journal (1985), 48-58.

Rhys, Jean, 'Till September Petronella', London Magazine, 7 (1960), 19-39.

Roberts, Warren, Boulton, James T., and Mansfield, Elizabeth (ed.), The Letters of D. H. Lawrence iv (June 1921-Mar. 1924) (Cambridge, 1987).

Ross, Charles L. and Zytaruk, George J., 'Goats and Compasses and/or Women in Love: An Exchange', D. H. Lawrence Review, 6 (1973), 33-46.

Rowley, Alec, 'The Music of Peter Warlock', The Musical Mirror (1927), 83 and 88.

Rudland, Malcolm, and Cox, David, 'Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 40 (1988), 15.

Self, Geoffrey, The Music of E. J. Moeran (Exeter, 1986).

Seymour, Miranda, Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale (London, 1992).

Shead, Richard, Constant Lambert (London, 1973).

Shepherd, L. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology (Detroit, 1991).

Smith, Barry, 'Colin Taylor (1881-1973)', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 45 (1990), 2-3.

________ 'The Colin Taylor Collection', Jagger Journal, 10 (1989/90), 1-5.

Skipwith, Peyton, 'Adrian Allinson: A Restless Talent', Connoisseur, 198 (1978) 264-73.

Spender, Stephen (ed.), D. H. Lawrence: Novelist, Poet, Prophet (London. 1973).

Taylor, Colin, 'Peter Warlock at Eton', Composer, 4 (1964), 9-10.

Tomlinson, Fred, A Peter Warlock Handbook i (London, 1974).

________ A Peter Warlock Handbook ii (Rickmansworth, 1977).

________ 'Capriol Suite', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 35 (1985), 1-3.

________ 'Cecil Gray Papers in the British Museum', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 13 (1973), 7-8.

________ 'Colin Taylor, a Tribute', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 13 (1973), 3-4.

________ 'Heseltine MSS in the British Museum', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 14 (1974), 1-5.

________ 'Peter Warlock (1894-1930)', Music and Musicians, 23 (1974), 32-4.

________ 'Philip Heseltine and Kaikhosru Sorabji', Peter Warlock Society Newsletter, 42 (1989), 10.

________ Warlock and Delius (London, 1976).

________ Warlock and van Dieren (London, 1978).

Wilson, Colin, The Brandy of the Damned: Discoveries of a Musical Eclectic (London, 1964).

Wilson, Jane, C. W. Orr: The Unknown Song-Writer (London, 1989).

Van Dieren, Bernard, 'Philip Heseltine' (obituary), Musical Times, 72 (1931), 117-19.

Walton, William, 'My Life in Music', Sunday Telegraph (25 Mar. 1962), 8.

Whittall, Arnold, 'The Isolationists', Music Review, 27 (1966), 122.

Zytaruk, George J., and Boulton, James T. (ed.), The Letters of D. H. Lawrence, ii (June 1913-Oct. 1916) (Cambridge, 1981).

Zytaruk, George J., 'What Happened to D.H. Lawrence's Goats and Compasses?, D. H. Lawrence Review, 4 (1971), 280-86.


Smith, Barry, `Peter Warlock: A Study of the Composer through the Letters to Colin Taylor between 1911 and 1929.' Unpublished Ph.D. thesis (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1991).

Copyright © Barry Smith, 1998

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