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Various larger-scale works, Jan 1983-[1991]

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MSS. Mus. b. 216-239

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MS. Mus. b. 216: Mrs Beeton's book, a music-hall guide to Victorian living. For narrator, SSA chorus and piano. Score, 40 pages, dated at end, 'Jan. 1983'. Version with piano solo acc. published, Borough Green, Novello, 1983.

MS. Mus. b. 217: Mrs Beeton's book. Score with elaborated accompaniment for piano duet, ii + 38 pages, dated at end, '© Novello, 1983'. Partly made up from pasted-in pages of the published score.

MS. Mus. b. 218: Captain Coram's kids, an 'eighteenth-century' pop cantata. For narrator, unison voices and piano; also orchestrated for flute, oboe, bassoon and strings. Words and music by Michael Hurd. 'Commissioned by the Heritage Education Trust ... for performance at the Banqueting House, Whitehall, on Thursday, 12th November, 1987'. Score of piano version, 20 pages, dated at end, 'West Liss, May 28th 1987'. Piano version published, London, Novello, 1989.

MS. Mus. b. 219: Captain Coram's kids. Score of orchestrated version, 28 pages, dated, '©1989'.

MS. Mus. b. 220: A new Nowell, cantata for narrator, unison voices, with divisions, and piano. Words by the composer. Published, London, Novello, 1987. Score, 24 pages, [c 1987].

MS. Mus. 221: Prodigal, cantata, for 2-part voices and piano; also partially orchestrated for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and strings. Words by the composer. 'Commissioned by the South Australian Public Schools Music Society for the 1989 Festival of Music, Adelaide, 4-12 September'. Score of first piano version, with pencil revisions, 28 pages, [1988].

MS. Mus. b. 222: Prodigal. Score of revised piano version, 18 pages, 'revised, April 1991'. Piano version published, London, Novello, 1996.

MS. Mus. b. 223: Prodigal. Score of orchestrated version (nos. 1, 3, 5, 8, 11 and 12 only), 24 pages (lacking the first 6 pages of no. 11), dated, '©1988'.

MS. Mus. b. 224: Prodigal. Orchestral parts, 18 leaves, [1988].

MS. Mus. b. 225: Prodigal. Pencil draft of piano version, 8 pages, [1991].

MS. Mus. b. 226: Prodigal. Part of pencil draft of orchestrated version, 4 pages, [1988].

MS. Mus. b. 227: The liberty tree, ballad cantata for narrator, unison voices (with some 2-part writing) and piano. Score, incomplete, wanting the last two numbers, 24 pages, [1989]. Published, London, Novello, 1989.

MS. Mus. b. 228: The liberty tree. Pencil draft, 12 pages, dated at end, 'Feb. 16th 1989'.

MS. Mus. b. 229: The liberty tree. Master copy of vocal lines, 14 pages, [1989].

MS. Mus. b. 230: King and conscience, ballad cantata for narrator, unison voices and piano; also orchestrated for small orchestra. Words by the composer. Score of piano version, 20 pages, dated at end, 'July 1st 1989'. Piano version published, London, Novello, 1990.

MS. Mus. b. 231: King and conscience. Score of orchestral version, 24 pages, dated at end, 'Liss, April 14th 1990'.

MS. Mus. b. 232: King and conscience. Orchestral parts, 21 leaves, [1990].

MS. Mus. b. 233: King and conscience. Pencil draft of piano version, 8 pages, [1990].

MS. Mus. b. 234: King and conscience. Pencil draft of orchestral version,18 pages, [1990].

MS. Mus. b. 235: King and conscience. Pencil and ink sketches, 2 leaves, [1989].

MS. Mus. b. 236: Mr Owen's great endeavour, ballad cantata for narrator, unison voices and piano; also orchestrated for small orchestra. Words by the composer. Score of first piano version, entitled 'Mr. Owen's maggot', 24 pages, dated at end, 'Liss, March 9th 1990'. Ink with pencil revisions.

MS. Mus. b. 237: Mr Owen's great endeavour. Score of revised piano version, entitled 'Mr. Owen's great endeavour', 24 pages, dated at end, 'Liss, March 15th 1990.

MS. Mus. b. 238: Mr Owen's great endeavour. Score of orchestral version, 32 pages, dated at end, 'West Liss, October 18th 1990'.

MS. Mus. b. 239: Mr Owen's great endeavour. Pencil draft of orchestral version, 20 pages, [1990].

Dates

  • Jan 1983-[1991]

Extent

24 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MSS. Mus. b. 216-239

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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