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Ivor Gurney: 'Funeral march' for orchestra

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MS. Mus. c. 460

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Autograph score of Ivor Gurney's 'Funeral march' for orchesta.

Unfinished work, breaking off at fol. 11r. An early draft of the completed 'War Elegy', composed in November 1920 (autograph score is in the Royal College of Music, MS. 4498).

Dates

  • c 1920

Extent

11 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 460

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15926

Abstract

Unfinished funeral march for orchestra, an early draft of 'War Elergy' by Ivor Gurney, c 1920.

Biographical / Historical

Ivor Gurney (1890-1937) was a composer and poet. 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.
Title
'Funeral march' by Ivor Gurney
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

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