Fortunare Nos was composed in 1986 for the wedding of one of Tranchell's students. It incorporates the hymn tune Wish Road originally written for Eastbourne College in 1950. The words are from a hymn by Henry J. Buckoll (1803-71) in Psalms and Hymns for Rugby School Chapel, 1850, and the Latin verse is a translation, presumably by Tranchell, of Verse 1.

"The Fire Raisers" was written by Max Frisch in German (1958) as "Biedermann und die Brandstifter". Originally a radio play, it was later adapted

Peter Tranchell wrote the music for the ballet "Fate's Revenge" in 1950-51. The CUL archive holdings reveal the work was

Two (and possibly three) versions of this triple chant are found in the Cambridge University Library archive: 

Peter Tranchell's Sonatina for pianoforte (1949) is a little mysterious - Tranchell didn't mention it in letters home, and was at the time talking more about his piano concerto (which either never materialised or has been lost). The work is in five movements, duration approx. 15 minutes.

Peter Tranchell' opera The Mayor of Casterbridge was first performed on 30 July 1951, by a largely amateur and student cast, at the Arts Theatre as part of the Cambridge Festival.

"Heaven!", for voice and piano, was written in 1954 for performance in "Just as it Comes" at Trinity College, Cambridge. The lyrics are by Simon Phipps (Chaplain at Trinity College 1953-57 and Bishop of Lincoln between 1974 and 1987).

Peter Tranchell wrote this setting of Psalm 23 (The Lord is my shepherd) in 1962 for unison voices and organ, revised it in 1970 for two-part male-voices and organ, and again in 1976 for ATBrB choir and organ. The score published here has been arranged for SATB by Peter Marchbank.

"Suite" was published in the Draconian, the school magazine of the Dragon School, in August 1935. The score shows that Tranchell

In 1954 Peter wrote the music for the musical comedy Zuleika, which culminated in a three month run in the West End in 1957. We have published a typeset version of Peter Tranchell's own piano edition.