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For piano 2, [1969]-1976

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MS. Mus. b. 524

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Includes:
  1. ASJ II/59 (RSJ 17). 'Seven short piano pieces': Prelude, Catena, Chameleon I, Phoenix, Acanthus, Bleak ecstasies, Epilogue and Chameleon II (called Postlude on the 1996 recording). Dyeline copy of autograph, [1969] and annotated published copy (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), with 3 further copies of Chameleon I (ink, Sibelius and annotated published copies). Further information in A catalogue of the works of Robert Sherlaw Johnson, 2004.
  2. ASJ II/68 (RSJ 23). 'In nomine to Edmund Rubbra' also known as 'Super nomine Edmund Rubbra'. Copy in ink and 2 photocopies with different amendments, [1971], with ideas in pencil. Further information in A catalogue of the works of Robert Sherlaw Johnson, 2004
  3. ASJ II/73 (RSJ 27*). 'Asterogenesis'. 2 copies in ink (both with revisions), [1973] and annotated published copy (London: Oxford University Press, 1974).
  4. ASJ II/79. 'Fantasia on a suitable theme for birthdays and similar occasions'. Complete copy in ink and photocopy, [1974]; incomplete computer copy, n.d. Also present are: 2-piano version in ink, [1975] and 2 early computer copies of reworked shorter solo 'Birthday fantasia (for Asa Briggs)'. Further information in A catalogue of the works of Robert Sherlaw Johnson, 2004.
  5. ASJ II/82. Four Northumbrian tunes arranged for piano: 'The Hexhamshire lass', 'Sweet Hesleyside', 'Bonny at morn' and 'Elsie Marley'. 2 different copies of the set and 2 copies of 'Sweet Hesleyside', all in ink [1975]. Computer copies of the first two tunes are also present. Further information in A catalogue of the works of Robert Sherlaw Johnson, 2004.
  6. ASJ II/84 (RSJ 34). 'Elegy for David Barlow'. Copy in ink (with corrections) with the composer's typewritten note, [1975].
  7. AJS II/88 (RSJ 38). Sonata no. 3. Copy in ink with corrections and photocopy of the same manuscript, with typed performing instruction, the latter dated 1976. Further information in A catalogue of the works of Robert Sherlaw Johnson, 2004. Also present is the composer's analysis on paper and transparent sheets, n.d.

Dates

  • [1969]-1976

Extent

1 box

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. b. 524

Repository Details

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