Many of Smyth’s compositions are commercially recorded and available for purchase or through streaming sites like YouTube and Spotify. A quick search will lead you to multiple live and recorded performances.

Here is a sampling of some of Smyth’s works that will inspire you to listen to all her music!

— Amy Zigler

Five Short Chorale Preludes (1884/1913) – performed by Robert Fielding, using the digitized set of Blackburn Cathedral’s Walker organ by Llannerch Organs, recorded live with an informational video in 2023.

Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 7 (1887) – performed by Tasmin Little and John Lenehan, recorded in 2019 and released through Chandos Records.

“Kyrie” from Mass in D (1890) – performed by the BBC Symphony Chorus and conducted by Sakari Oramo, recorded in 2019 and released through Chandos Records.

Prologue” from Der Wald (1901) – performed by the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conducted by John Andrews, recorded and released in 2023 through Resonus Classics.

“Pierrot’s Lament” from Fête Galante (1923) – performed by Felix Kemp and the Lontano Ensemble, conducted by Odaline de la Martinez, recorded in 2019 and released through Retrospect Opera.

Variations on ‘Bonny Sweet Robin’ for flute, viola, and piano (1928) performed by Mimi Stillman, Che-Hung Chen, and Natalie Zhu.

A complete listing of available recordings can be found on our Discography page!