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Works of Sir Hubert Parry


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Drafts, fair copies, and copies used by printers of Sir Hubert Parry's works, mostly incomplete. Unpublished works are included. The collection consists of:

  1. Choral works with orchestral accompaniment
  2. Music for Greek plays
  3. Other vocal music
  4. Orchestral works
  5. Chamber music
  6. Works for pianoforte, organ, violin, and cello
  7. Drafts of The Art of Music (London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1893)
  8. Miscellaneous


  • Creation: [c.1866-1950]


39 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Mus. b. 20].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. b. 20-24, b. 26, c. 94-95, c. 101, c. 109-117, c. 119-133, c. 135-138, d. 222-223

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7906, 7914, 8835

Biographical / Historical

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) was a composer and musical writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library, 1952-1958.

Works of Sir Hubert Parry
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom