ROBERT WILLIAMS BUCHANAN (1841 - 1901)

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CHRONOLOGICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BUCHANAN’S WORKS - continued

Date

Poetry

Novels

Plays

Films

Music

Other

Books About Buchanan

1902

 

March:
The Peep O’ day boy: a Romance of ’98

April 8:
The Night Watch
(a one-act play)

 

October 3:
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s cantata, Meg Blane.

 

 

1903

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2:
Robert Buchanan: Some Account of His Life, His Life’s Work and His Literary Friendships by Harriett Jay.

1904

July 14
‘The Ballad of Judas Iscariot’ is published by A. C. Fifield in the ‘Simple Life’ series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1905

 

 

April:
The Maiden Queen
(a comic opera by Buchanan and Jay, music by Florian Pascal, copyright performance only)

 

 

 

 

1906

 

 

September:
When Knights Were Bold
(originally Good Old Times by Buchanan and Jay)

 

 

 

 

1908

 

 

 

 

 

Libretto of The Maiden Queen published by Joseph Williams Ltd.

 

1909

 

 

 

 

March 30:
Hubert Bath’s setting of The Wedding of Shon Maclean.

The Strange Adventures of Miss Brown published by Samuel French Ltd.

 

1910

 

 

 

 

January:
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s
Part-songs, op. 73a, (including ‘O mariners, out of the sunlight’ and ‘O who will worship the great god Pan?’) published by J. Curwen & Sons.

September 20:
Dr. Frederic Cowen’s cantata, The Veil (based on Buchanan’s The Book of Orm).

Die goldene Ritterzeit by Charles Marlowe (a German translation of When Knights Were Bold by Siegfried V. Lutz) is published in Berlin by Bloch.

 

1913

 

 

 

February:
Fra Giacomo: or, The Count’s Revenge

Phil Blood’s Leap

The Wake of O’Connor ‘An Irish Rhapsody’
composed by Hubert Bath.

 

 

1914

 

 

 

 

July:
Cecil Coles’ setting of Fra Giacomo.

Sweet Nancy published by Samuel French Ltd.

 

1915

 

 

 

August 9:
Alone in London

September13:
The Trumpet Call

William H. Spear’s setting of In The Garden.

 

 

1916

 

 

 

The Charlatan

When Knights Were Bold

Il Cavaliere del Silenzio (Italian version of When Knights Were Bold)

 

 

 

1918

 

 

 

God and the Man

Matt

Cuthbert Clarke’s setting of Phil Blood’s Leap.

 

 

1920

 

 

 

A Man’s Shadow

The Lights of Home

The English Rose

 

 

 

1923

 

 

 

Love In An Attic (short film version of Buchanan’s poem, The Little Milliner)

La Donna e l’Uomo (Italian version of Buchanan’s novel, Woman and the Man)

 

 

 

1929

 

 

 

When Knights Were Bold

 

 

 

1933

 

 

August:
Sweet Seventeen, a musical comedy by Worton David, Alfred Parker, Bruce Sievier and Colin Wark, based on The Strange Adventures of Miss Brown.

 

 

 

 

1935

 

 

August:
Tulip Time, (formerly Sweet Seventeen) starts a succesful run in London.

 

 

 

 

1936

 

 

 

When Knights Were Bold

 

 

 

1939

 

 

 

 

 

The libretto of Tulip Time is published by Samuel French Ltd.

 

1943

 

 

April:
Kiss The Girls (aka The Knight Was Bold) a musical version of When Knights Were Bold, book by Harriett Jay, Emile Littler and Thomas Browne, music by Harry Parr-Davies, lyrics by Barbara Gordon and Basil Thomas.

 

 

 

 

1947

 

 

 

 

Richard Purvis’ setting of The Ballad of Judas Iscariot.

 

 

1969

 

 

 

 

November:
Donald Swann’s Soliloquy for Autumn includes a setting of part of The Ballad of Judas Iscariot.

 

 

1973

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert W. Buchanan by John A. Cassidy

1982

An illustrated edition of The Ballad of Judas Iscariot is published by the Old Stile Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2004

 

 

 

 

The Ballad of Judas Iscariot by Belgian ‘black metal’ band, ‘Paragon Impure’, released on their EP, In Commemoration of Ish Kerioth.

 

 

2005

 

 

 

 

Paul Pilott’s Judas Iscariot, The Church Cantata inspired by The Ballad of Judas Iscariot.

 

 

2009

 

 

 

 

April:
Douglas DaSilva’s Song of the Slain for soprano and piano.

 

 

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