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Louis Hague Barnby: autograph manuscripts of the first four of the five songs published as 5 Songs by Louis H. Barnby (London, Joseph Williams, 1898)

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MS. Mus. d. 262

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The songs are:
  1. (fols. 3-4v) Boat song. Words by Yorke Cleveland. Dated 24 Mar 1898. 4 pages, 8°
  2. (fols. 7-8v) A serenade. Words by Thomas Hood. Composed 1892. 4 pages, 8°
  3. (fols. 11-12v) The three farewells. Words by Gilbert Hudson. Dated 1 Oct 1897. 4 pages, 8°.
  4. (fols. 15-16) Mine own, dear heart. Words by Ruth Allen. 3 pages, 4°
The manuscripts are bound in immediately next to their respective printed versions. Also included is a letter from the publisher Joseph Williams to the composer, relating to the publication (fol. 2). The manuscripts have been marked up for engraving, and a German translation by Willy Kastner has been added in red ink, and appears in the printed version.

Dates

  • 1892-1898

Extent

1 volume

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 262

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16734

Overview

Louis Hague Barnby: autograph manuscripts of the first four of the five songs published as 5 Songs by Louis H. Barnby (London, Joseph Williams, 1898), 1892-1989. Together with a copy of the printed edition.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

The printed item is also recorded in the SOLO catalogue.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Dr Bent Juel-Jensen, 1981.
Title
Louis Hague Barnby: autograph manuscripts of the first four of the five songs published as '5 Songs by Louis H. Barnby'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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