Publications

A limited number of publications by John Sanders are currently available through online retailers. One of the aims of the Society is to catalogue his music, promote known publications and seek to publish more of his works. If you are aware of the availability of John's work in another online location, please contact the Society with further information so that we may update our records.

The following list of John Sanders' works includes many which remain unpublished. These are identified with 'Sanders Society' as the publisher. The Society is working to make these works available for purchase and download through this website. If you would like to know more about this process, assist to fund it, or would like to be informed when works become available, please contact the Society.

A Canticle of Joy (SS + Organ)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1991
For Neil Shroff & the Auckland Boys Choir
A Prayer (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 2003
For John Mitchell
A Star shining in the East (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1993
Commissioned by the Salisbury Diocesan Church Music Committee
An Easter Carol (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1991
For Arnold Pugh and the Choir of Rugby Parish Church
Anthem of the Incarnation (SSA semi-chorus, SATB Choir + organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1995
Commissioned by Peter Lacey for Ian Fox and the King’s School Choir, Gloucester
Blessed be that maid Mary (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1994
Canticum dei incarnati (SATB + organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1997
For Jonathan Hadfield
Carol of the Advent (SSA, unaccomp)
Publisher: RSCM Volume
Year: 2002
Commissioned by St George
Celebremus (SATB Choir + Full orchestra)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1998
Commissioned by Jersey Instrumental Music Service, Dedicated to Brian Grady
Coelos ascendit hodie (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Kirklees Music
Year: 1997
Dedicated to Brian & Hilary Cookson
Come my way (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 2000
For Christopher Barton and the Choir of St Woolos Cathedral
Cotswold Choice
Publisher:
Year: 1993
Cradle Song (Cello + piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2002
Dedicated to Jamie (grandson)
Crucifixus Pro Nobis ( Cantata for B and S soli, SSAA choir, 2 flutes and piano)
Publisher:
Year: 0
Day by Day (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1989
Dedication (SATB + Piano/Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2003
For Simon & Ruth on their wedding day
Deus Misereatur (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: The Sacred Music Press USA
Year: 1998
Commissioned by John Brooks to mark the retirement of Dr Anthony Crossland
Deus Misereatur (Psalm 67) (Bar solo + TTBB +organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1955
Gonville and Caius College: Derek and Patricia's wedding 1st August 1955
Et Incarnatus Est (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Banks Music Publications
Year: 2003
Dedicated to John Rowntree and the Choir of Douai Abbey
Everyone Sang (Soprano solo, SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Banks Music publications
Year: 2002
Dedicated to musicians of Herefordshire past and present
Festival Te Deum (SATB + Organ/orch)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1960
Cheltenham Bach Choir
Fierce raged the tempest (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: McCrimmon
Year: 1992
Commissioned by the Southend and District Organists
Gloucestershire Visions (S + T soli, SATB+full orch)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1995
Commissioned by Gloucester Choral Society in memoriam Ursula Alcock
Here we come a-wassailing (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1996
I will lift up mine eyes
Publisher:
Year: 0
In Praise of Gloucestershire (Sop, clar, piano (arr for S, harp, strings 2003))
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1988
Janet, Anna and Jon
Insight (SSAATTBB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2000
Dedicated to Silas (grandson)
Jubilate (SSAA + Organ/piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1999
Commissioned by Cheltenham Ladies College, Dedicated to memory of Sheila Cranshaw
Jubilate Deo (SATB + org/orch)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1986
King of Glory (SA + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1997
Commissioned by Ian Hiller, St George
Lament (Cello + piano)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 2002
For Juliet Tomlinson
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Gloucester) (Treble + Bass soli, SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1996
Commissioned by the Chapter and Old Choristers Association of Gloucester Cathedral, Dedicated to the memory of the composer
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Hereford) (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1996
Dedicated to Roy Massey and the Choir of Hereford Cathedral
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Lichfield) (SSAATTBB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 2002
For the Choir of Lichfield Cathedral, to celebrate Percy Young
Mandatum Novum (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2003
Canon Neil Heavisides, Precentor of Gloucester Cathedral
Mass of the Creator (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Theodore Presser Co
Year: 1998
Dedicated to Joan Wake Cleveland
Millenium Suite (Full Orchestra)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2000
Commissioned by the Hereford Youth Orchestra
Missa Beata Maria Virgine (Alternatim Mass for SATB Choir & People + Organ (Douai Abbey))
Publisher: Banks Music Publications
Year: 2003
Commissioned by her family to commemorate the life of work of Judy Bullock, Dedicated to Jude (her grandson)
Missa Sancto Petri (SATB and organ)
Publisher:
Year: 1989
My Beloved Spake (SATB)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1958
Wedding of Andrew and Pauline Taylor
My beloved spake (revised) (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Banks Music Publications
Year: 1990
O Lord, support us all the day long (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 2003
Commissioned by the wardens of St Margaret
O Praise God (SAB Choir + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1992
O sing joyfully (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2001
Dedicated to David on his 40th Birthday
Oculi Omnium (ATB divisi)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1995
For Edward Gardner and the Choral Scholars of King's College, Cambridge
Oculi Omnium (S+C soli, SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1999
Commissioned by Ruth Harper & Jean Hooper
Oculi Omnium (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Unpublished. Manuscript
Year: 1995
For the Choir of Fitzwilliam College Cambridge
Petite Suite Anglaise (Solo violin)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2001
Commissioned by and written for Jim Coles
Prayer of St Francis (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1989
For the choir of the Gloucester Royal Hospital
Preces and Responses (SATB)
Publisher: RSCM
Year: 1978
Psalm 121 (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1999
Written for wedding of Anna & Jon
Psalm 150 of Four Festal Psalms (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: OUP
Year: 1996
Quam Dilecta (SSAATTBB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2002
For Michael Guest, Lichfield Cathedral
Requiem (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Encore
Year: 1998
Commissioned in thanksgiving for the life of Kenneth Williams and all former members of the Choral Foundation at Gloucester Cathedral
Requiem (single movement) (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1996
In memory of Eric Evans, and dedicated to Linda, Alex and Georgie
Responses (SATB)
Publisher: Anglo American
Year: 1978
Sing we merrily (Treble solo, SATB+ SSA Choir + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2000
Commissioned jointly by the Chester Summer Music Festival & Chester Cathedral, Dedicated to Talia (grand-daughter)
Soliloquy (Organ)
Publisher: Cramer
Year: 1971
Cecil Adams
Songs of the Hills (S + Bar soli + Full orchestra [Song cycle])
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2000
Dedicated to the Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra past & present, remembering especially Michael Gryspeerdt
St Mark Passion
Publisher:
Year: 0
Te Deum (SSA + org (optional tpt and perc))
Publisher: Novello
Year: 1982
Cheltenham Ladies College
Teach us, Good Lord, to serve Thee (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: RSCM
Year: 1991
For the choirs of the Gloucester Royal Hospital and Nairobi Cathedral
The Age of Herbert and Vaughan (Sop solo, Treble Recorder, Cello + Harpsichord)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2002
Dedicated to Percy Young on his 90th Birthday
The Beacon (Bar solo + Piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1993
Commissioned by James Hoyland for the Painswick Festival
The Beacon (Tenor solo + piano)
Publisher:
Year: 1993
Commissioned by Dr James Hoyland for the Painswick Festival
The Brisk Young Widow (S+T soli, SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1996
For Mark Lee and the St Cecilia Singers
The Call (SAB + Organ)
Publisher: Kevin Mayhew
Year: 1997
The Cotswolds (Mezzo + Bar soli, Children's semi-chorus, SATB + full orch)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1995
Commissioned by Stroud Choral Society
The Creator (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1993
For the wedding of Jonathan & Caroline
The Firmament (Treble solo, SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Anglo American
Year: 1999
Commissioned by Coutts Bank for Marcus Huxley & the Choir of Birmingham Cathedral
The Gospel of the Passion according to St Mark (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: RSCM
Year: 1990
Dedicated to Gloucester Cathedral Choir
The Kinsman of Francis (S)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1975
Commemorate retirement of Dilys Morgan
The Reproaches (SATB unaccomp)
Publisher: RSCM
Year: 1993
For Alan Dunstan, former Canon Precentor at Gloucester Cathedral
The Roads (Bar solo + piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2000
Dedicated to Mark Wildman
Thou art the way (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2002
For Glyn Martin, Paul Babbedge and the Choir of Holy Trinity Church, Northwood
Toccata (Organ)
Publisher: Novello
Year: 1979
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing
Year: 1990
Two Prayers
Publisher:
Year: 1988
Urbs Beata (Alto solo, SSAATTBB Choir, Solo Cello, Brass Ensemble, Percussion & Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2001
Commissioned by Gloucester Three Choirs Festival
Via Lucis (T+ Bar soli, SATB + Full orch [Cantata])
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1998
Commissioned by Monmouth Choral Society, Dedicated to Jonathan, Caroline and their daughter
Wedding Responses (SATB)
Publisher:
Year: 0
Welcome Yule (Bar solo + SATB + org)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1965
Welcome Yule (Sop solo + piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1997
For Rebecca
What child is this? (SATB, unaccomp)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1989
When heart meets heart (Soprano + piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2002
Commissioned in memory of Roland Pepper, dedicated to Anna & Jonathan
When in our music God is glorified (SATB + Organ)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 2001
To Nigel Davies and the Choir of Dursley Parish Church
When Jesus Christ was born (SAB + piano)
Publisher: Banks Music Publications
Year: 2000
When Jesus Christ was born (SATB org/piano)
Publisher: Sanders Society
Year: 1978
Whence is that goodly fragrance (SATB + Organ (SAB, SSA versions also available))
Publisher: Kevin Mayhew
Year: 1993
Zither Carol (SSA Unaccomp)
Publisher: RSCM Volume
Year: 2002

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