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Autograph music manuscripts of Roger Fiske

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MS. Mus. b. 46

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Unpublished manuscripts.

(a) (fols. 1-4) 'Nocturne'. For piano.

(b) (fols. 5-12) 'In Bethlehem that fair city'. Carol for children's voices (or solo voice) and SATB chorus. Words: 15th cent. anon. First and revised versions, the latter dated 'December 1949'.

(c) (fols. 13-14) 'Sweet Suffolk owl'. Song. Words: anon. Elizabethan. Dated '8. 12. [19]32'.

(d) (fols. 15-17) 'Call for the Robin Redbreast'. Song. Words by John Webster. Dated '30. 12'[19]32'.

(e) (fols. 18-19) 'An immorality'. Song. Words by Ezra Pound. Title-page dated 'May 1935', but '23. 4. [19]32' at the end of the song.

(f) (fols. 20-21) 'Noise of waters'. Song. Words from James Joyce's 'Chamber music'. Dated '30. 6. [19]35'.

(g) (fols. 22-23) 'The King of China's daughter'. Song. Words by Edith Sitwell. Dated '2. 9. [19]37'.

(h) (fols. 24-26) 'The cat'. Song. Words by Edith Sitwell. Dated 'Sept. 16th 1939'.

(i) (fols. 27-28) 'Alone'. Song. Words by Walter de la Mare. Dated 'Dec. 4th 1941'.

(j) (fols. 29-31) 'The cottager to her infant'. Song. Words by Dorothy Wordsworth. Dated 'December 1942'.

(k) (fols. 32-33) 'Whose little pigs are these?' Nottinghamshire folk song, freely arranged for voice and piano by Roger Fiske.

(l) (fols. 34-35) 'A widow bird'. Song. Words by P. B. Shelley. Dated '14. 11. [19]32'.

(m) (fols. 36-37) 'Down by the Salley Gardens'. Song. Words by W. B. Yeats. Dated '30. 4. [19]37'.

(o) (fols. 59-73) 'Sonata for clarinet and piano'. Score. Title-page dated 'March-Oct. 1941', but '10. 11. [19]41' at the end of the work.

(p) (fols. 74-87) 'Sonata' for piano. Dated 'May 5th 1937'.

(q) (fols. 88-131) 'String quartet "Midsummer Hill". Described on the parts as 'String quartet no. 4'. Score (fols. 88-102) and parts (fols. 103-131). Dated '17. 4. [19]38'.

(r) (fols. 132-149) 'Piano trio'. Score (fols. 132-141) and parts (fols. 142-149). Dated '29. 3. [19]35'.


  • 1932-1949


149 Leaves

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MS. Mus. b. 46

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16608