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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)

Language of Materials

  • Italian

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

Abstract

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
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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