Music manuscripts and letters of Sir George Henschel Edit




  • 1913-1918 (Creation)


  • 0.01 linear metres (Whole)
    1 folder

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  • Physical Description

    0.01 linear metres1 folder28.00 x 37.00 centimetres

  • Dimensions

    28.00 x 37.00 centimetres

  • Scope and Contents


    - two manuscripts of songs for solo voice and piano: "Little lamb, who made thee?" dated 18th Jan. 1918; "The knight of Bethlehem", dated 20th Nov. 1918.

    - three printed scores of songs for solo voice and piano by Henschel, two with ownership inscription of Janet Dunlop Smith: `Es war ein alter König (Gedicht von H. Heine) ... von Georg Henschel. Op. 37. No. 1`, printed D. Rahter, Hamburg und Leipzig, [n.d.]; `The Land o` the Leal. A song written by Lady Nairne and set to music by George Henschel ...`, publ. by The John Church Company, Cincinnati, Chicago, New York, Leipsic, London, [copyright 1908]; `Ein Wiegenlied. A Lullaby. Gedicht von / Words by Laurence Alma Tadema für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte von Georg Henschel. ... The German adaptation by the composer.`, publ. N. Simrock in Berlin ... Copyright 1898.

    -two letters and a postcard, 1914, of Henschel to Janet Dunlop Smith

    - a concert programme, 1913, entitled: "Dr. George Henschel`s Concert in aid of the funds of the Alvvie Boy Scouts Association", Parish Hall, Kincraig. With the signatures of Henschel and the other participants.

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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Halls Holdings Ltd, Shrewsbury, 2014.23 January 2014