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Music manuscripts of Ernest Walker, with other related material

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Music manuscripts of Ernest Walker, with other related materials, 1886-1948, n.d. Autograph ink scores, except where noted.

Opus numbers in square brackets are derived from the list in Margaret Deneke, Ernest Walker (London, 1951). Margaret Deneke, her sister Helena and their mother, Clara, are usually cited in these manuscripts by the initials, M.D., H.C.D. and C.S.D. respectively.

Dates

  • 1886-1948, n.d.

Extent

38 physical shelfmarks (4.29 linear metres)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. b. 115-116, c. 486-515

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10605

Abstract

Music manuscripts of Ernest Walker, with other related materials, 1886-1948, n.d. Autograph ink scores, except where noted.

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Walker (1870-1949) was a teacher, writer, composer and pianist. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Arrangement

The catalogue is arranged as follows:

Single longer works:

I. Orchestral music

II. Chamber music

III. Piano music

IV. Stage music

V. Works for chorus and orchestra

VI. Compositions for voice and instrumental ensemble

Shorter works gathered into fascicles:

VII. Piano music

VIII. Violin and piano music

IX. Organ music

X. Sacred vocal music

XI. Secular choral music

XII. Vocal duets

XIII. Solo songs

XIV. Miscellaneous

Composite volumes and other miscellaneous items.

Custodial History

Previously owned by Margaret Deneke, then by Ivor Keys.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Otto Haas, 1996.

Related Materials

The Bodleian Library holds significant collections of Ernest Walker material. Please see elsewhere in this Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts online catalogue for details of further items.

Bibliography

  • Margaret Deneke, Ernest Walker (London: Oxford University Press, 1951)
Title
Music manuscripts of Ernest Walker, with other related material
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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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom