Percy Sherwood: music manuscripts, mostly autograph
Music for piano and 2 pianos by Percy Sherwood, mostly autograph.
- Creation: 1901-1902, n.d.
1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. b. 394, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Mus. b. 394-400
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 6877
7 music manuscripts, autograph unless otherwise stated, by Percy Sherwood, 1901-1902, n.d.
Biographical / Historical
Percy Sherwood (1866-1939) was an Anglo-German composer and pianist. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Formerly in the possession of Charles Harper (1905-1989) and, prior to that, owned by Edith Hempseed who had been given them by Percy Sherwood, her piano teacher in Dresden. Most of the manuscripts are inscribed to (or signed by) Miss Hempseed.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Michael Jones, 25 October 2012.
- Joseph Spooner, booklet accompanying CD Percy Sherwood: Complete works for cello and piano. Toccata Classics, 2012 [TOCC 0145].
- Music manuscripts by Percy Sherwood
- EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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