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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, 1936-1942

MS. Mus. c. 514

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a (fol. 4) 2 single and 2 double chants

b (fol. 4v) [Allegretto] in G major. For piano. Dated at end Jan. 6 1936. [See also fol. 9v, where it is dated Jan. 6 1937];

c (fol. 5) Minuet in C major, and Gavotte in G major. For piano. Dated Jan. 1937;

d (fols. 6-7) Henry Purcell: 'Song "I attempt from love's sickness to fly". Words by Dryden'. From The Indian Queen, [Z. 630/17h]. Edited for voice and piano, with continuo realization by Ernest Walker. Dated at end February 15th 1937;

e (fols. 8-9) 1 double and 2 quadruple chants. Fol. 8 dated in pencil, 27(?) Jan. [19]37. The double chant also has two alternative organ version. [See also MS. Mus. c. 513, fols. 36-39v];

f (fol. 9v) Allegretto in G major. For piano. Dated at end in pencil, Jan. 6 1937. [See also fol. 4v];

g (fols. 10-11v) Edward Loder: 'The brooklet. Song ... arranged for pianoforte solo by Ernest Walker'. Dated 22 March 1937. Published, London: Augener, 1937. [See also MS. Mus. c. 93, fols. 32-33v];

h (fol. 12r,v) 'Reversal of Duettino no. 1'. For piano duet. Fair copy. Dated at end May 11th 1937. [See MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 21, for further details];

i (fol. 13) 'Es lächelt der See'. Song for voice and piano. Words by Friedrich Schiller. Dated at end 22 May 1937. [See also MS. Mus. b. 116, fol. 26];

j (fols. 14-15v) 'Suitelet for piano, with accompaniment of cuckoo quail, nightingale, trumpet, drum, triangle, and rattle'. Dated at end in pencil October 1937. [See also MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 22-24v];

k (fol. 16) 'Gavotte' in D major for piano. Dated at end 2.1.[19]39. Fair copy. [See also MS. Mus. b. 115, fol. 25];

l (fols. 17-27) 'Rhapsody and fugue for piano duet'. Dated at end 'September 19th 1932. Copied for Margaret Deneke September 30th'. Published as op. 57, London: Oxford University Press, 1934;

m (fol. 27v) Two tunes 'for performance of Goethe's "Die Fischerin", July 10 1942, at Gunfield'. [1]: 2nd song of Dortchen; [2]: Final chorus. Melodies only, no words.

See also MSS. Mus. c. 512-513.


  • 1936-1942


31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. c. 514

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