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George Butterworth: Orchestral Fantasia

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MS. Mus. b. 15, fols. 72-79

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Autograph full score of George Butterworth's unfinished Fantasia for orchestra (1914). From amongst the papers of R. Vaughan Williams, Butterworth's musical executor. Printed in Musica Britannica, v. 92. A note in bars 6-7 suggests it was orchestrated from a short score (presumably of the complete work) now lost.

Two completions of this work have been made and recorded by Kriss Russman and Martin Yates.

Dates

  • 1914

Extent

8 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. b. 15, fols. 72-79

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10658

Overview

Autograph fragment of George Butterworth's Orchestral Fantasia in full score, composed in 1914.

Biographical / Historical

George Butterworth (1885-1916) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Dr A. J. Croft, 1965.

Bibliography

  • George Butterworth: Orchestral works, ed. Peter Ward Jones, Musica Britannica, v. 29 (London: Stainer & Bell, 2012)
Title
George Butterworth: Orchestral Fantasia
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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