The published dedications listed here were not included in every edition




The Adventurers

a tribute to brave men, specially composed for and first performed and broadcast by the Fairey Aviation Works Band (condr. Harry Mortimer), winners of the National Festival Daily Herald Championship, Albert Hall, Oct. 6th 1945

A Birthday Greeting

composed in honour of the birthday of H.R.H. the Princess Elizabeth of York [later Queen Elizabeth II], to whom, with special permission, it is most respectfully dedicated, April 21st 1932

Canzonette (for fl/ob & pf)

to D.A.R

The Clock and the Dresden Figures

to my friend Lieut. W.J. Dunn, M.C., P.S.M.

A Desert Romance

dedicated to my friend H. Lyell-Tayler, Esq.

Fairy Butterfly

sung with great success by Miss Florence Smithson at Drury Lane Theatre

Fighting for Freedom!

first performance broadcast by the orchestra of H.M. Royal Marines (Portsmouth Division), conductor Capt. Vivian Dunn, and sung by Robert Layton

Garden of Love

sung by Miss Marie Blanche and Miss Winifred Roma in the revue Samples

La Grâcieuse

dedicated to Lionel Ovenden

The Heart's Awakening

sung by Miss Esta D'Argo

In a Camp of the Ancient Britons

dedicated to my friends at Weston, Mr H.C. Burgess and Capt. Matthews

In a Monastery Garden

dedicated to my friend Signor Enrico Scoma

In Sweet Disguise

dedicated to, and sung by, Miss Lottie Siegenberg [later Mrs Albert Ketèlbey] with the greatest success in the musical comedy Skipped by the Light of the Moon

Knights of the King

dedicated to the late Lieut. Col. A.C. Turnor, M.C., and the Regiment of His Majesty's Royal Horse Guards (The Blues)

The Knight's Return

to my friend Giuseppe Villa


to L.T.

Love's Similitude

to Mrs Alfred Hoare

Ma petite

to D.A.R.

March of the Pioneer Corps

dedicated to Colonel Innes-Irons, D.S.O. and the Pioneer Corps (Scottish Command) Theatre Orchestra (conductor Lieut. A.L. Parfrey)

Mélodie plaintive

composée pour et dédiée à mon frère Harold G. Ketèlbey

Melody in A flat 

to my friend F.H. Temperley

Mind the Slide!

dedicated to Mr E. Stead

My heart still clings to you

as sung in the Evening News competition by Stewart Gardner

'Neath Swinging Roses

dedicated to and sung by Mr Harry Fairleigh (Geo. Edwards "Geisha" Co.)

Nuit des étoiles

to D.A.R.

The Phantom Melody

played by Auguste van Biene at all his engagements


to my father [George Ketelbey]

Romance (1891)

to Mrs Alfred Hoare

The Rose-Girl

sung by Miss Florence Smithson in Arthur Collins' Drury Lane pantomime Babes  in the Wood

Royal Cavalcade

composed in honour of the forthcoming coronation of George VI

The South Wind

to my friend Miss Jackson (Olton.)

Suite romantique

dedicated to my friend Sir Dan Godfrey

Sunday Afternoon Reverie

an appreciation of the Decca Sunday radio concerts

Sweet Louisiana 

to my friend Signor E. Scoma

Three Characteristic Pieces (1896)

to Henry Bird, Esq.

Thy Throne

sung by Mr Samuel Masters

The Vision of Fuji-San

Herrm A. von Gizycki Arkadjew freundlichst zugeeignet


dedicated to Edward Morris, Esq.

With Honour Crowned

composed in honour of His Majesty's Silver Jubilee [King George V, 1935]