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Music manuscripts of Clifton Parker and related material


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Music manuscripts of Clifton Parker, autographs in folio size, except where noted.


  • Creation: 1939-1985, n.d.


5.72 Linear metres (52 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MSS. Mus. a. 5, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. a. 5-6, b. 90-113, c. 462-485, d. 269-270

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10028, 16135


Music manuscripts of Clifton Parker and related material, 1939-1985, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Clifton Parker (1905-1989) was a British composer, best known for his film music. A list can be found in Stewart R. Craggs, Soundtracks: an international dictionary of composers for film (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998).


The catalogue is arranged as follows:

I. Film music

II. Full-scale stage works

III. Incidental music

IV. Vocal and choral music

V. Orchestral music

VI. Piano music

VII. Miscellaneous

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mrs Clifton Parker, 1992, except for MS. Mus. c. 464, which was given by Mrs John Mathieson, 1994.

Related Materials

A number of sound recordings of Parker's music have not yet been catalogued.

Music manuscripts of Clifton Parker and related material
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom