i. The Farewell Song
ii. Home in Devonshire
iii. The Mantalini's Sewing-Room
iv. The Cheeryble Brothers
v. The Patriotic Song
In June 1980 the Royal Shakespeare Company's play Nicholas Nickleby began its very successful run at the Aldwych Theatre, London. Stephen Oliver wrote the music, and from it arranged this suite which was first performed by the RSC London Brass Ensemble at the Purcell Room on 18 January 1981.