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Percy Sherwood: music manuscripts, mostly autograph

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Music for piano and 2 pianos by Percy Sherwood, mostly autograph.

Dates

  • 1901-1902, n.d.

Extent

1.05 linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. b. 394, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. b. 394-400

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6877

Abstract

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.

Custodial History

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.

Related Materials

See also other music by Percy Sherwood, donated by David Greene (MSS. Mus. b. 37-40, etc.) and additional papers and memorabilia (MSS. 15743/1-3).

Bibliography

  • Joseph Spooner, booklet accompanying CD Percy Sherwood: Complete works for cello and piano. Toccata Classics, 2012 [TOCC 0145].

Physical Facet

Unbound.
Title
Music manuscripts by Percy Sherwood
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

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom