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Autograph music manuscripts by Michael John Hurd


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Autograph music manuscripts, including fair copies, drafts and sketches - in ink unless otherwise noted.


  • Creation: 1926-2001, n.d.


30 Linear metres (265 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MSS. Mus. b. 136, fols. 1-2]

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Mus. b. 131-382, c. 579-584, 655-656, d. 283-284, e. 49-51

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16016


Autograph music manuscripts, including fair copies, drafts and sketches of Michael John Hurd's music, 1926-2001, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Michael John Hurd (1928-2006) was a composer and musicologist. See Grove Music Online for further details.


The catalogue is arranged as follows:

I. Operas

II. Incidental music

III. Film music

IV. Cantatas and other larger-scale choral works

V. Smaller-scale choral works

VI. Solo songs and duets (with piano or other accompaniment)

VII. Orchestral music (including concertos)

VIII. Band music

IX. Instrumental ensembles

X. Chamber music

XI. Piano music (for one and two pianos)

XII. Arrangements and editions

XIII. Unfinished works, sketches and unidentifiable material

XIV. Additional manuscripts received later

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Partly bequeathed by the composer, and partly presented by his executors, 2007.

Autograph music manuscripts of Michael John Hurd, including fair copies, drafts and sketches
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom