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MS. Mus. b. 35

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(fols. 1-7) Norman Demuth (1898-1968): 'Three poems by Stefan Zweig'. For voice and piano. Autograph, dated 1938. Dedicated to Erika Storm. Folio, 8 leaves.

(fols. 9-13) Trevor James Hold (1939-2004): 'Ecce puer'. Song for tenor and piano. Words by James Joyce. Autograph pencil sketch, 5 Jul 1981; full pencil draft, Wadenhoe, 5 Jul 1981; final ink score, Wadenhoe, Jul 1981. Folio, 5 leaves.

(fols. 14-15) Louis Lambillotte (1796-1855): 'Quid retribuam'. Sacred duet with piano accompaniment. Copy, c 1850? On fol. 15v is an anonymous keyboard waltz in another hand. Folio, 2 leaves.

(fols. 16-20) Sir George Thomas Smart (1776-1867): 'Hymn: Blessed are the dead. The words by Dr. Bowring'. For S. A. T. B. and keyboard. 2 copies, both autograph, dated Blackheath, 6 Oct 1843. Folio, 5 leaves.

(fols. 21-22) Henry Thomas Smart (1813-1879): 'Lady, rise! sweet morn's awaking'. Part-song for S. A. T. B. and piano. Words by W. S. Passmore. Autograph with printer's marks, dated 1863. Folio, 2 leaves.

(fols. 23v-24v) Godfrey Sampson (1902-1949): Piano piece for Bruce Montgomery headed 'Bruce - sein Stück'. Autograph, c 1940? Folio, 2 leaves.

(fols. 25-34) Stuart Humphrey Ward (1923- ): autograph music, comprising: 1. (fols. 25-26v) 'Carol: I saw a fair maiden'. For S. A. T. B. 2. (fol. 27v) 'I sing of a maiden'. Carol for S. A. T. B. 3. (fols. 28-9v) 'Short mass'. For S. A. T. B. Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei only. Dedicated 'to the organist [Guy Mitchell] & choir of St. Michael & All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, Dec. 1952'. 4. (fols. 30-34v) 'Accompanied mass for 3 voices [S. T. B.], January 1954'. Folio, 11 leaves.

(fols. 36-38) Howard Ferguson (1908-1999): 'Cradle song'. Begins 'O my deir hert, young Jesus sweit'. For voice and piano. Words anon. Autograph, dated Sep 1926. Dedicated to J. M. (Toty) de Navarro. Folio, 2 leaves + one-page note by the composer.

(fols. 39-45) Howard Ferguson (1908-1999): 'Lovely Armoy'. Irish folksong set for S. A. T. B., 1954. Photocopy of autograph (original in the BBC Music Library). Folio, 7 leaves.

(fols. 46-51) Howard Ferguson (1908-1999): 'English suite for three recorders'. 1986 version of Five pipe pieces (1934-1935). Printer's copy for the Manchester, Forsyth, 1988 edition, consisting of the 1935 edition with alterations by the composer, mostly on pasted-in slips. Folio, 6 leaves.

(fols. 48-53) Percy Pitt (1869-1932): '2 études de concert, pour piano'. No. l, 'Appassionato', only. Autograph, n.d. Folio, 6 leaves.


  • Creation: 1843-1986


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Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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MS. Mus. b. 35

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16602


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

(fols. 1-7) Given through the Friends of the Bodleian by Sydney Blackmore, 1985.

(fols. 14-15) Owned by W. S. Tett, 1844 (inscription on first copy). Bought from Kenneth Mummery, cat. N. S. 53 (1981), item 1271.

(fols. 21-22) Bought from Kenneth Mummery, cat. N. S. 53 (1981), item 1272.

(fols. 23v-24v) Found amongst printed music belonging to Bruce Montgomery. Given in 1986.

(fols. 25-34) Given by St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, 1985.

(fols. 36-38) Given by the composer, 1988.

(fols. 39-45) Given by the composer, 1989.

(fols. 46-51) Given by the composer, 1989.

(fols. 48-53) Bought from Kenneth Mummery, cat. N. S. 57 (1985), item 851.

Miscellaneous music
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom