George F. Linstead

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List of Works

The list below comprises GFL’s major works— those listed in the monograph by Christopher Powell.  A comprehensive list of works with information as to dates of performance and publication will be made available as a pdf file shortly.

Copyright in most of the composer’s works is vested in the composer’s son, Stephen Linstead, to whom all inquiries on this subject should be addressed. 

GFL at the organ of Christ Church Fulwood towards the end of his life.


Piano Sonata (1920)

Oratorio. The Revelation of St John the Divine (1920-21)

Opera King John (1922)

Traditional Rhapsody for Piano (1923)

Opera: Agamemnon (1924-5)

Violin Sonata (1929)

Idyll for Wind Quartet (1930)

Wind Sextet (1930)

Piano Quintet (1930) BMus Exercise

Adagietto for Organ (1931)

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1932)

Rhapsody for Viola and Piano (1932)

Piano Prelude (1932)

Six Variations for Double Bassoon (1932)

Octet for Five Players (1932)

Pièce d’Occasion for Strings and Timpani (1933)

Ballet: Hylas and the Water Nymphs (1933)

Two Irish Dances for Orchestra (1933)

Sonata for Violin and Piano (1934)

Quartet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Double Bass (1934)

Opera: The Holy Bottle (1934)

Symphonic Study Doveridge (1935)

Mood a Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Violoncello and Contra-bassoon (1935)

Ballet: Phantasmagoria (1936)

March of the City Councillors for Orchestra (1936)

Overture in C for Orchestra (1936)

Symphonic Movement (1937)

Opera: Eastward in Eden (1937)

Symphonic Poem: The Nightingale and the Rose (1937)

Une Brioche for Piano (1938)

Le Babil for Piano (1938)

Concertino for Piano and Orchestra No.1 (1938)

Four Moods for Piano (1938)

Oratorio: The Conflict (1940) DMus Exercise

In Nomine for Orchestra (1940)

String Quartet No.1 (1941, rev.1944)

Concertino for Piano and Orchestra No.2 (1941)

String Quartet No.2 (1943, rev.1949)

Various arrangements for Military Band (1942-44)

The Peak for Military Band (1944)

Two Scottish Tunes for Orchestra (1944)

In Nomine for Strings (1944)

Notturno for Orchestra (1946)

Moto Perpetuo for Orchestra (1947)

Incarnatus for Organ (1947)

Sonatina for Violin (1947)

Scherzo for Orchestra (1948)

Castleton Garland Dance for Orchestra (1950)

Recitative and In Nomine for Wind Sextet (1952)

Anthem: Thus saith the Lord God (1954)

Benedic Anima Mea for Chorus and Orchestra


Film Score: Engineers in Steel (1954)

Overture on a theme by Monteverdi for Strings (1954)

Overture ‘In the French Style’ for Orchestra (1955)

Partita for Organ on Veni Creator Spiritus (1958)

Anglican Overture for Orchestra (1961)*

String Quartet No.3 (1964)

Song: Adieu, a heart warm fond adieu (1966)

Invocation for Strings (1969)

Bagatelles for Chamber Orchestra (1971)

Capriccio for Organ (1973)

Processional for Organ (1973)


* scores partially or totally missing - any information as to their whereabouts gratefully received - see Contacts page.



Material on this web page is an extract from “The Life and Works of George Frederick Linstead (1908-1974) - A  Centenary  Tribute”  by  Christopher  Powell.   For further details on this monograph see “Contact Us" page.