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Musical compositions.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: General term for the creation and conceptual arrangements of music into works to be performed.

Found in 240 Collections and/or Records:

Compositions of Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Ewing, author of ‘Jerusalem the Golden’, consisting of part-songs, anthems, exercises for the choir, and solos.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.1785-1786
Scope and Contents

The lyrics of some of the pieces were written by the composer's wife, Juliana Horatia Ewing.

Dates: 1860-1876, undated.

Concert programmes, with music played, and other musical compositions of William Bowie., 1958-1966.

 File
Identifier: MS.21875
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: programme, 1958, of a ceremony at the Royal High School commemorating Robert Ferguson, with a sketch of music played (folio 1); programme, 1965, of concert at the School with music of some of the works played (folio 4); sketches and fair copies of some of William Bowie's published works arranged chronologically (folio 28), works intended for publication (folio 54); unpublished works, 1961-1966, arranged chronologically (folio 71).

Dates: 1958-1966.

Copies of manuscript music of Georges Bizet and Percy Grainger., 1943-1954.

 File
Identifier: MS.21560
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: (i) Negative photostats of the manuscript full score of Bizet's 'Valse avec Choeur' in G major; with other fragments (Paris Conservatoire MSS 428 and 431) (folio 1); (ii) Photocopies of the autograph manuscripts of pieces, 1943-1954, by Percy Grainger: Two Faroese dances, and 'Walking tune' for piano duet, 'Bristol town' for piano 6 hands, and "The widow's party" for piano solo prepared for the projected "Music lover's Grainger" (folio 79).

Dates: 1943-1954.

Correspondence and musical compositions of James Scott Skinner; with other material, including some of John Davidson., [Circa 1883-circa 1917], undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.22075
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Some writings on music by John Davidson and some musical compositions in his hand. (Folio 1.)(ii) Correspondence of James Scott Skinner. (Folio 12.)(iii) Musical compositions of James Scott Skinner, [circa 1883-circa 1917], undated, arranged chronologically (folio 51), and, where undated, alphabetically (folio 99). A few are copied in Davidson’s hand but most are in Skinner's autograph. Many are written on scraps of paper...
Dates: [Circa 1883-circa 1917], undated.

Correspondence, press cuttings and other papers concerning (and including some letters and papers of) James Scott Skinner, with some autograph music by him.

 File
Identifier: MS.22021
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Correspondence and papers, 1883, [?1914-?1921], undated, of W Hean Findlay and George Short concerning (and including some letters and papers of) J Scott Skinner (folio 1);

(ii) Autograph music, 1914, undated, by Skinner (folio 154);

(iii) Press cuttings, 1917, 1923-1926, concerning Skinner, most of which are from the People's Friend, February-May 1923, containing an autobiographical account of Skinner (folio 168).

Dates: 1883-1926, undated.

Final, or fair copies of musical compositions, 1958-1967, by Martin Dalby, many in his autograph, arranged in chronological order.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.22142-22143
Scope and Contents

The compositions are preceded (MS.22142, folio ii) by a typescript list of Martin Dalby's compositions to 1968 with additions in ink to 1969.

Most of the compositions are vocal, being settings of poems or scriptural texts, with or without keyboard accompaniment.

Dates: 1958-1969.

"Folies d'Espagne" and other pieces for bass viol by Marin Marais, compiled before 1685., [Before 1685.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.9467
Scope and Contents

In this version of the 'Folies' there are twenty-eight couplets of which eleven do not appear in the version published by Marin Marais in his second book (1701). The volume contains a further twenty-three pieces of which three appear in Marais's first book (1686), and the remainder are otherwise unknown.

Dates: [Before 1685.]