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Musical collections of Harry Ellis Wooldridge

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A collection of music, including transcripts mainly of 17th and 18th-century Italian music, nearly all from sources in the British Museum; materials collected for his edition of W. Chappell's Old English Popular Music, 1893, and the Oxford History of Music; with some original compositions.

Dates

  • 1870-1906, n.d.

Extent

3.74 linear metres (34 boxes)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. b.17, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. b. 17, c. 63-65, d. 182-205, e. 26-31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13538

Overview

A collection of music, including transcripts mainly of 17th and 18th-century Italian music, nearly all from sources in the British Museum.

Biographical / Historical

Harry Ellis Wooldridge (1845-1917) was a music scholar and artist. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by G. E. P. Arkwright, 1917.
Title
Harry Ellis Wooldridge: musical collections
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom