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William Sterndale Bennett: Overture to Parisina. Op. 3

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MS. Mus. c. 56

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Autograph fair copy dated at beginning 'March 3 1835' and at end 'Royal Academy of Music March 20 1835'. On fol. 4 is the date 'Easter Sunday April 20th 1835', and a note to Mr Goodwin, copyist, concerning alterations in the score.

On fol. 20 is a draft in pencil, over which Bennett's son-in-law Thomas Case (1844-1925) wrote 'A Sketch for 1st Movement of Symphony in G minor unpublished 17 Nov. 1888.' [Williamson WO 31:A.2]

Dates

  • Mar 1835

Extent

25 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 56

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16612

Overview

William Sterndale Bennett's Overture to Parisina, op. 3, based on a poem by Lord Byron. Autograph fair copy, Mar 1835. [Williamson Op.3:A.1]

Biographical / Historical

William Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875) was a composer, pianist, conductor, teacher and administrator. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1927.

Bibliography

  • Rosemary Williamson, William Sterndale Bennett : a descriptive thematic catalogue (Oxford, 1996).

Physical Facet

Bound in red morocco.
Title
William Sterndale Bennett: Overture to Parisina
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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