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Selection from three volumes assembled by the Deneke family to contain manuscripts of Ernest Walkers works and associated material presented to them, 1913-1931, n.d.

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MS. Mus. c. 512

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a (fol. 2) Review of Ernest Walker's Three dedications, copied by the composer from The Musical Times, Sep 1929;

b (fols. 5-7v) 3 notes from Ernest Walker to Margaret Deneke, dated April 1 1929, Feb. 13 and Sept. 29 1930;

c (fol. 9) 'Geburtstagblatt für C.S.D.' For piano. Dated at end April 1927. Published as no. 1 of Three dedications, op. 42, London: Oxford University Press, 1929. [See also MSS. Mus. c. 91, fol. 1 and c. 418, fol. 11];

d (fol. 10r,v) 'To Miss H.C. Deneke'. For piano. Dated 7 Jan. 1929. Published as no. 2 of Three dedication. [See also MS. Mus. c. 91, fol. 2];

e (fol. 11) 'To Miss Marga Deneke'. For piano. Dated 6 Jan. 1929. Published as no. 3 of Three dedications. [See also MS. Mus. c. 91, fol. 3];

f (fol. 12) 'Ostereistückchen für Frl. Margaret Deneke, in Wien'. For piano. Dated 31.3.1929. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 10 for further details];

g (fol. 13v) 'Fughetta' in A minor. For piano. Dated at end Sept. 12th 1931. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 15-17 for further details];

h (fol. 14) 'Hündchenlied für [Ish]'. For piano. Dated Feb. 16 1930. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 11 for further details];

i (fol. 15) 'Geburtstagsblättchen für C.S.D.' For piano. Dated 24 April 1930. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 12 for further details];

j (fol. 16) 'To the Thomas Tomkins of 1930 this wriggling canon ...'. For piano. Dated at end Sept. 9 1930. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 13 for further details];

k (fol. 16v) 'Fughetta' in E flat. For piano. Dated at end Sept. 14, 1931. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 15-17 for further details];

l (fol. 17) 'Aristotelischer Nachtgesang. On a theme from the Song of Seikelos'. For piano. Dated at end Sept. 11 1930. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 14 for further details];

m (fols. 17v-18) 'Fughetta' in E flat. For piano. Dated at end Sept. 13 1931. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 15-17 for further details];

n (fols. 18v-19) C.S. Deneke: Waltz in G major. For piano. ?Autograph. [For attribution see note on fol. 25];

o (fol. 19v) C.S.Deneke?: 'Electric bath chair'. Song. Voice part only. In the hand of Margaret Deneke(?);

p (fol. 19v) Andante in C minor for piano. Dated at end 21.8.[19]13. [See MS. Mus. c. 511, fol. 20v for further details];

q (fol. 20) 'Round for the Gunfield Choir. Poem by M.D.'. Begins: Term with its rush has come once more. Dated Sept. 3rd 1931. [See also MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 79 and c. 511, fol. 20v];

r (fol. 21) 2 single chants and 1 double chant, all in F major and based on musical letters drawn from 'Warwick Haven, Overstrand, Cromer, Norfolk'. All dated 25.8.[19]31;

s (fol. 22) '[7] canons on the C.S.D., H.C.D., 3rd Dedication, and "Egg" themes'. Keyboard score. Dated 'Nov. and Dec. 1931';

t (fols. 23-24) '2 piano pieces: [1]: 'Im lebhaftisten [sic] Zeitmasse'. Ascribed to 'C.S.D., L.v.B., etc., etc.'; [2]: 'Langsam'. Probably composed around Dec. 1931, the second intended for 3 performers, and based on a theme from the 3rd movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E flat, op. 81a (to whose tempo marking ('Im lebhaftesten Zeitmasse') the first piece alludes);

u (fol. 25) 'Geburtstagsblatt für 16.12.1931. Tune by Schumann ['Geburtstagmarsch', no. 1 of Zwölf Klavierstücke, op. 85, for piano duet], accompaniment by various people, arranged by Ernest Walker. Poem by Ernest Walker. Song for voice and piano, with German words beginning 'Herzliche Grüsse für Ihren Geburtstag'. For Margaret Deneke's birthday;

v (fols. 26-27v) Printed exam paper for 'First examination for the degree of Doctor in Music', 4 Nov 1915, with 21 bars of a work by Ernest Walker in piano score to be orchestrated. With a manuscript note by Ernest Walker: 'This is the sketch for a possible opening of a choral setting of "Dirge in woods"'. Not related to the unaccompanied SATB setting published 1939.

See also MSS. Mus. c. 513-514.

Dates

  • 1913-1931, n.d.

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. c. 512

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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