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Songs, [c 1865-1916?], n.d.

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MS. Mus. b. 20/1-2

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a (fols. 1-2) 'Why does azure deck' [ED 19]. Copy used by printer, [c 1865?];

b (fols. 3-16) 'Von edler Art' [ED 146]. Copy used by printer, [c 1900-1906?];

c (fols. 17-24) Four sonnets [ED 65], nos. i and iv; 'Rock-a-bye' [ED 119]; 'Adeste fideles' [ED 148]; 'The Laird of Cockpen' [ED 171]. Fair copies, [c 1893-1906?];

d (fols. 25-45) 'The maid of Elsinore' [ED 111], 'Newfoundland' [ED 158], 'Fear no more the heat of the sun' [ED 162], Three songs for 'Kookoorookoo Songs' [ED 207], nos. i and iii. Incomplete copies, [c 1891-1916?];

e (fols. 46-124) 21 songs listed in ED addenda. Mainly complete fair copies;

f (fols. 125-181) 17 unpublished songs [ED 6, 25, 31, 42, 46, 50, 56, 58, 62, 63 iii and vi, 66, 82-83, 90, 141]. Fair copies, dated 1866-1874, later copies undated, and drafts;

g (fols. 182-239) Unfinished songs, various dates. See section VIII below.

Note: Landscape format leaves from MS. Mus. b. 20 were separated and bound in another volume, divided as follows:

MS. Mus. b. 20/1 (upright): Items a, b (except fols. 11-16), c-d, e (except fol. 48), f (except fols. 129-131, 134-135, 144-153, 158-159, 165-166) and g (except fol. 195).

MS. Mus. b. 20/2 (landscape): Items b (fols. 11-16), e (fol. 48), f (fols. 129 etc.), and g (fol. 195).

Dates

  • [c 1865-1916?], n.d.

Extent

239 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. b. 20/1-2

Repository Details

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