'Festival Mass for full orchestra & chorus; a study in instrumentation, composed by William Wallace' (born 1860), in his autograph. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.3089

Dates

  • 1886-1888. (Creation)

Extents

  • 192 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1942.

  • Custodial History

    The material was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Arrangement

    280 pages of music + lii folios (mostly blank).

  • Scope and Contents

    The composer gives a history (folio xiii) of the work, which was composed in 1886-1887 and, in part, scored in 1888 (see dates on various folios). Some parts are incomplete.

    Interspersed with the music are unruled leaves, bearing illuminations, manuscript notes of the composer, etc., on folios i-ii, viii, x-xiii, xxv, xxvii verso, xxviii verso, xxxix, xliii, xlvii, li.

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