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Ralph Vaughan Williams: '7 Housman songs. No. 6. Fancys knell', for voice and violin

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MS. Mus. c. 577

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'Fancy's knell’, song for voice and violin, from a set of songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams to words by A.E. Housman. Autograph ink score with pencil corrections and annotations. Another autograph is in the British Library (Add. MS. 50481).

Composed 1927 and published, in revised form, as no. 7 of Along the field: eight Housman songs for voice and violin (London, 1954).

Dates

  • [1927]

Extent

4 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 577

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15939

Abstract

Autograph score of Ralph Vaughan Williams's '7 Housman songs. No. 6. Fancys knell', for voice and violin, [1927]

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) was a composer, teacher, writer and conductor. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Previously owned by Michael Hurd.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Michael Hurd's executers, 2007.
Title
'7 Housman songs. No. 6. Fancys knell' by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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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