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Musical autograph album of Mary Lutyens, containing short musical quotations

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MS. Mus. d. 276

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Musical autograph album of Mary Lutyens, containing 9-stave ruled music paper, with contributions mostly in the form of short musical quotations, and collected mainly in Paris and Edinburgh, 1839-1868. i + 92 leaves, many of which are left blank. Flyleaf inscribed 'Mary Mansfield', which may be Lutyens's married name.
  1. (fol. 1) Gaetano Donizetti (from Lucia di Lammermoor); Fromental Halévy (from Guido et Ginevra); Adolphe Adam (from Le brasseur de Preston);
  2. (fol. 1v) Michael Costa (from Malek Adel); Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (from La muette de Portici);
  3. (fol. 2) Henri Herz, 'Paris, janvier 1839';
  4. (fol. 2v) Michele Carafa, 'Parigi, Marzo 1839';
  5. (fols. 3-4v) Giovanni Tadolini, 'La gioja del pastore svizzero. Melodia Alpigiana'. For voice and piano. 'Paris, 12 fevrier 1839';
  6. (fol. 5) Charles de Bériot, 'Paris, le 22 fevrier 1839'; Luigi Lablache, 'Canone a 2', 'Paris, 23 fevrier 1839';
  7. (fol. 5v) Pauline Garcia, 'Des Knaben Berglied', 'le 3 mars 1839';
  8. (fol. 6) Théodore Döhler, 'Paris, 10 mars 1839';
  9. (fol. 6v) Ferdinando Paër (from Achille);
  10. (fol. 7) Giacomo Meyerbeer (from Il Crociato in Egitto);
  11. (fol. 7v) Jenny Lind, 'Edinburgh, 1st Sept. 1848' [signature only];
  12. (fol. 8) Jacques François Gallay, 'Prélude pour le cor', 'Paris, le 18 avril 1839';
  13. (fol. 9) Sigismond Thalberg, 'Edinbro, January 12th 1840'; Carl Formes, 'Edinburg, 27/1/[1]854';
  14. (fol. 9v) L. Bosini (?), 'Edinburg, 27 January 1854';
  15. (fol. 10) Vincenzo Bellini [signature and 21 bars of music pasted in separately];
  16. (fol. 11) Mariette Alboni, 'Edinburgh, 19 7bre 1848'; A.(?) Reichard, [?Alexandre Reichardt]; Alessandro Bettini, '1859'; Jon. (?) H-(?) [signature only]; Giuseppe Caravoglia [signature only]; Zélia Trebelli Bettini [signature only]; C. Lablache de Thésis (?) [signature only]'; Alessandro Zoboli [signature only]; A.J. Holé (?) [signature only];
  17. (fol. 12) Therese Tietjiens; Lucile Dorsani (?) [signature only]; Enrico Bevignani [signature only]; A. Jaubain [signature only]; Cesare Bossi, '25 Feb. 1865' [non-musical quotation]; Mathida Enequist [signature only]; Alfredo Piatti [signature only]; Clarice Sinico [signtaure only]; Bettini, '21 Mar. (?) 1868' [signature only];
  18. (fol. 23v) Auguste Franchomme, 'Paris, 19 avril 1839';
  19. (fol. 24v) Giovanni Battista Rubini;
  20. (fol. 25) Giulia Grisi; [Unidentified], '7bre 1846 (?)';
  21. (fol. 25v) Antonio Tamburini, 'Parigi. li 23 Feb. 1839'; Nikolai Ivanoff, '23 Fev. 1839';
  22. (fol. 26) Fanny Persiani, '24 Fbbo 1839'; Marco Bordogni, 'Paris, le 17 avril 1839';
  23. (fol. 26v) Johann Baptist Cramer, 'In the Scotch style', 'Kensington, May 10th 1855';
  24. (fol. 60v) Franz Liszt, 8 bars from the Grand galop chromatique, 'Edinburg, le 21 janvier [18]41';
  25. (fol. 61) Heinrich Werner, 'Edinburgh, 13. Ap. 1851'; Charles Jefferys [non-musical contribution, together with note 'Heinrich Werner was born on the 21st Jan. 1841' and references to Liszt (whose contribution faces)];
  26. (fol. 70) John Braham, 'March 4th 1844' [signature only]; Charles Santley, '21 March 1868' [signature only].


  • 1839-1868


93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 276, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Mus. d. 276

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16037


Musical autograph album of Mary Lutyens, with contributions mostly in the form of short musical quotations, 1839-1868.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.

Physical Facet

Binding: full morocco with gold tooling and the initials 'M.L.'.


Oblong folio
Musical autograph album of Mary Lutyens
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom