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Peter Tranchell’s settings of two poems by the Greek poet, Constantine P. Cavafy (though Peter spells his name with a K) were composed in the late Summer of 1956.

Composed at the age of 20, while Tranchell was in hospital suffering from iritis, Nativitates is a dissonant and challenging work for organ in two movements.

Peter Tranchell's SATBrB arrangement of Or Sus, Vous Dormés Trop is known to have been performed by the Choir of Gonville & Caius College at the Perse Feast, Friday 11 December 1987. The manuscript score states that the words and music are Anon c.1360.

A poignant song by Peter Tranchell, written before 1960. No musical score survives, but the song features on a recording of songs made by Tranchell himself c.1960

Peter Tranchell's Salonika Nights: Valse for solo piano is presumed to date from 1945-46. It’s a delightful salon-piece consisting of an eight bar introduction followed by four waltzes in different keys, after which the first is repeated.

A song for Men's voices by Peter Tranchell, based on a newspaper article about a story from Hungary, set to music in a Roma/Gypsy Folk style: 'Tired of his wife's nagging, Janos Dey, a Hungarian living at Debrecin, decided to frighten her by faking suicide...'