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Piano music 1, [c 1865-1914?], 1870, n.d.

MS. Mus. b. 23/1

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a (fols. 1-7) Overture in B minor for piano duet [ED 18]. Complete fair copy, marked by Parry 'Op. 10a', with a further note '2 Quartetts. Op. 10b'. Unpublished, [c 1865?];

b (fols. 8-21, except fols. 16-17) Three Miniatures, 'Berceuse', and 'Condemned Romance' [ED 47]. Complete fair copies. Unpublished, [c 1868?];

c (fol. 22) Sonnets and Songs without words. Set 2 [ED 48]: iii, Il Penseroso. Pencil draft, [c 1867-1875?];

d (fols. 23-33, except fols. 31-32) Fifteen variations and Finale on an Air by Bach [ED 68]. Fair copy dedicated to C. Macfarren, and other incomplete fair copies. Unpublished, [c 1873-1875];

g (fols. 83-86) Sonnets and Songs without words. Set 3 [ED 73]. Complete fair copy, dated 1870;

k (fols. 91-93) Characteristic popular tunes [ED 99]: 'Come lasses and lads' and 'The Bailiffs daughter of Islington'. Fair copy used by printers, [c 1885-1900?];

l (fol. 94) 'Cosy' [ED 115]. Incomplete copy used by printers, [c 1892?];

m (fols. 95-122) Shulbrede tunes [ED 197]. Drafts and copies of parts of nos. 2 and 4-9, [c 1914?];

n (fols. 123-125) 'Sleepy' [ED 213], printed 1926, as Five Miniatures, no. 1. Incomplete fair copy, and a copy in the hand of E. Daymond;

o (fols. 126-209) Pieces listed in ED addenda: Piece in G minor; Adagioissimo in A flat; Allegretto grazioso in G; Duet arrangement of original Scherzo of E minor Symphony; Miniature valse in A flat; Gavotte in canon in A minor; 'Shulbrede Tunes. M.P.' and Allegretto teneramente; Prelude or Study in D minor; 'Farewell to Mortola'; 'Pause', no. 4 of Five Miniatures, 1926; 'Capriccio for modern suite', no. 3 of Five Miniatures; Duet arrangement of Scherzo of E minor Symphony;

p (fols. 210-245, except fols. 222-229) Other complete works.

[See also section VIII].


  • [c 1865-1914?], 1870, n.d.


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MS. Mus. b. 23/1

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