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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:

Parts for cello or bass of arrangements of various pieces by John Davidson., [?1871-?1926.]

 File
Identifier: MS.22033
Scope and Contents

Gatherings of leaves from an account book (possibly the same as MS.22031) cut down to stubs on which are mounted sheets and some bifolia containing the music, contained within two sheets of card used as covers.

Dates: [?1871-?1926.]

Parts for first violin of arrangements of various (including some operatic) pieces by John Davidson., [?1871-?1926.]

 File
Identifier: MS.22030
Scope and Contents

An account book, from which many leaves have been cut or torn out, the surviving leaves of which were cut down to stubs on which were mounted the single sheets and bifolia (some of which are fragmentary) on which the music is written.

Dates: [?1871-?1926.]

Parts for second violin of arrangements of various pieces by John Davidson., [?1871-?1926.]

 File
Identifier: MS.22031
Scope and Contents

Gatherings of leaves from an account book cut down to stubs on which are mounted sheets and some bifolia containing the music, contained within two cut-down sheets of card used as covers, the upper cover being part of a calendar for 1925.

Dates: [?1871-?1926.]

Parts for viola of arrangements of various pieces by John Davidson., [?1871-?1926.]

 File
Identifier: MS.22032
Scope and Contents

Gatherings of leaves from an account book (possibly MS.22030) written between 1892 (folio 1 verso) and 1899 (folio 49) cut down to stubs on which are mounted sheets and some bifolia containing the music, contained within two covers of thin blue card.

Dates: [?1871-?1926.]

Photostats of Scottish music made from the originals in the British Museum., 17th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.1781
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) ‘A Scotch Tune by Mr. Purcell’, for violin or flute (circa 1694-1697) (Add.MS.35043);(ii) ‘A Scotch Tune’, for violin or flute (circa 1694-1697) (Add.MS.35043);(iii) ‘A New Scotch Tune’, for violin or flute (circa 1694-1697) (Add.MS.35043);(iv) ‘A Scottes Jigge’, for treble viol (?) (17th century) (Add.MS.15118);(v) ‘Scotch Aire’, for harpsichord (late 17th century) (Add.MS.17855);(vi) ‘A...
Dates: 17th century.

'Pieces de viole de Mʳ Marais', compiled before 1685., [Before 1685.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.9465-9466
Scope and Contents The two volumes both contain, though in a slightly different order, the same fifty-nine pieces for bass viol by Marin Marais. Thirty-three of the pieces appear in the first two books of ‘Pièces à une et à deux violes’ (1686 and 1701), and one piece is in the third book of 1711. The remainder are otherwise unknown.These volumes have both been carefully compiled. The principal difference between them is that MS.9466, in addition to the editorial marking common to both, also has...
Dates: [Before 1685.]

Score, and short score and parts, undated, for 'Iona' and 'Meditations' by W B Moonie., 1st quarter of 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.21994
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Portions of orchestral score of ‘Iona’, a work for voice, or voices, and orchestra (folio 1);

(ii) Parts for 1st and 2nd violin of (folio 10), and extra portion in short score (folio 16) for insertion into, ‘Meditations’ for piano and string orchestra.

Dates: 1st quarter of 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.

Scores and parts for two pieces of music by Maude Beswick., Mid 20th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.21636
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) 'Three Impressions' for cello and piano, undated, score and separate cello part (folio 1);

(ii) 'Midsummer Eve', suite for flute and piano, undated, score, separate flute part, and piano 1 of an arrangement for two pianos (folios 5).

Dates: Mid 20th century.

Scores and parts, undated, for miscellaneous music by W B Moonie., 1st quarter of 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.22005
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Leader’s part for ‘Serenade’ (folio 1);

(ii) Parts for strings of a setting of the song ‘Leezie’ (folio 3);

(iii) Full score of ‘From the lone shieling’ (folio 7).

Dates: 1st quarter of 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.