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Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: 'String quartet (No. 7). Op. 166. No. 1'

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MS. Mus. c. 455

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String quartet no. 7, in C minor, op. 166 by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford. Autograph score, fair copy in ink, with a few corrections, dated at end 'Malvern, Jan 1 [19]19'. Rehearsal numbers and a few annotations added in pencil. The work comprises the whole of op. 166, despite the presence of 'No. 1' in the title.

Unpublished (though the work is thought to have been available for hire from Stainer & Bell at some point). Recorded in 2017 for Somm Recordings by the Dante Quartet, using performing materials assembled by Jeremy Dibble from a set of manuscript parts in the Robinson Library, Newcastle University.

Dates

  • 1 Jan 1919

Extent

20 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 455

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15923

Abstract

Autograph annotated copy of 'String quartet (No. 7). Op. 166. No. 1' by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, 1 Jan 1919.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was a composer, teacher and conductor.See Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 2002, where it was found amongst manuscripts collected by Sir Hugh Allen.

Dimensions

Folio
Title
'String quartet (No. 7). Op. 166.' by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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