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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...'

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, and was dedicated to Jane Scott, later to become Elizabeth Jane Howard.

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).