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Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji collection

  • RC0063
  • Collection
  • 1939-1994

There have been three accruals. The first and principal accrual of the collection was compiled by his close friend and admirer, Frank Holliday. During the 1960s the composer agreed to allow Holliday to tape record him playing his own compositions. Their correspondence over a forty year period as well as the audio reels and cassettes are the core of this collection. The reels have been reproduced on audio cassettes for use by researchers. The number of audio cassettes listed above refers only to original cassettes.

Sorabji, Kaikhosru Shapurji

Klaus H. Pringsheim fonds

  • RC0039
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2000

The fonds contains correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings and other materials in English, Japanese and German. There are also some materials relating to his father, Klaus Pringsheim, as well as research materials for a biography of Eisaku Sato. Pringsheim’s uncle was Thomas Mann and some documents relating to the Mann family also form part of this fonds.

Pringsheim, Klaus H.

Aaron Copland manuscript

  • RC0756
  • Item
  • 1960

This is a typescript of Copland's The Teacher: Nadia Boulanger.

Copland, Aaron

Michael Tippett collection

  • RC0675
  • Collection
  • 1947-1955

The collection consists of 31 letters to Edward Sackville-West (1901-1965), mainly concerning Tippett's opera The Midsummer Marriage. There is a great deal on the production itself, music problems, and his ideas for casting the roles. Tippett's other compositions are not neglected, and there are references to his Piano Concerto, Child Of Our Time, Variations on a theme of Corellie, and The Heart's Assurance. There is much comment on the general problems of composition.

Tippett, Michael

Musica Italiana

  • MS043
  • Item
  • 1823

Manuscript contains the following musical scores in several different hands:
Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von,1714-1787; Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Carafa de Colobrano, Michele Enrico, 1787-1872; Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842; Fioravanti, Valentino, 1764-1837.
Nella capricciosa pentita; La prima notte del matrimonio; aria del sig. Vincenzo Martini, 47 p.
Orfeo; chi mai dell'erebo e cori del Sig. Cristofaro Gluck, 45 p.
Achille; dunque andiam, più non si tardi; terzetto; con accompagnamento di pianoforte del sig. Ferdinando Paër, 49 p.
La Biondina; canzoncina veneziana; concertata con forte piano, 5 p.
Buona notte amato bene; canzoncina veneziana; concertata con forte piano, 5 p.
Nel tancredi finale; ciel che feci & musica; del Sig. Gioacchino Rossini, 27 p.
Berenice in Siria; perché'mio cor' perché? duetto con accompagnamento di piano forte; musica del cavaliere Michele Carafa, 27 p.
Che ascoltai! terzetto; del sig. L. Cherubini, 35 p.
Nell'adelaide, e comingie pittore; versa il mio sangue; scena, e duetto; con accompagnamento di piano forte; del sig. Valentino Fioravanti, 45 p.
Scena ed' aria; nella'semiramide del celebre Rossini; eseguita dal S. Galli; con forte piano, 27 p.
Bella immago degli dei; duetto; nella semiramide del sig. maestro Gioacchino Rossini, 47 p.
Terzetto nella semiramide del celebre Rossini con forte piano, 7 p.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS097
  • Item
  • 1880

The vocal works include excerpts from "The Prize", "The Mountaineers", and "The Cherokee". Singers include Mrs. Storace, Mrs. Bland and Mrs. Banister. Keyboard pieces include works by Haydn, Giordani, Pleyel and Mazzinghi.

Written on the front inside cover: From Earlsoham.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS098
  • Item
  • ca. 1785-1790

The first 72 p. of the manuscript contain keyboard music with no composers identified. The vocal selections include works from the English stage such as "The Farmer", "The Village Maid", and "The Deserter." Singers include Signora Fraci, Mr. Darley, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Mountain, Mrs. Martyr, Mrs. Mattocks.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS103
  • Item
  • ca. 1795

Manuscript contains excepts from ballad operas, scored for voice and keyboard. Included are The Village Maid, The Poor Soldier, The Duenna and The Spoilt Child.

Musical scores and poem

  • MS078
  • Item
  • [17--/18--?]

Bacio l'arco e lo strade, e bacio il rodo. -- Poem. -- 1 p.
Andante/Mozart. -- 3 p.
Hillsberg's dance. -- 2 p.
Of a noble race was Shenkin. -- 2 p.
Meyer. -- 2 p.
Zemira & Azore. -- 2 p.
Minuetto. Krumpoltz. -- 1 p.
Vive les fillets. -- 1 p.
Rondeau allegretto. Cardon Filtz. -- 2 p.
Mineur. -- 2 p.
La cosaque d'iphigenie. -- 2 p.
Rondo de M. Hinner. -- 2 p.
Rondo. -- 2 p.
Whither My Love / de Sig. Paesiello. -- 2 p.
Entracte de la bataille d'ivry. -- 3 p.
Paesiello's grand march. La lorcantha. -- 1 p.
Romance andante. -- 1 p.
Codiad yr Hedydd. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Elegiac. Monfa rhuddlan. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Mynadid câdpeu morgan. -- 1 p.

Peter Stevens fonds

  • RC0171
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2001

The fonds consists of manuscripts, reviews, and correspondence.

Stevens, Peter

Pieter Tas fonds

  • RC0202
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1925

The fonds consists of approximately 360 letters to Tas from composers and musicians, 4 letters from Tas, printed materials such as programmes and news clippings, and photographs.

Tas, Pieter

C. Hubert H. Parry collection

  • RC0429
  • Collection
  • 1890-1921

The majority of the collection consists of letters from Parry to William S. Hannam, a member of the Leeds Music Festival Committee.

Parry, C. Hubert H.

Canadian sheet music collection

  • RC0540
  • Collection
  • 1850-1986

There have been six accruals. The first accrual consists mainly of sheet music. There are also programmes, books and pamphlets in the first accrual as well as puzzles and games, time blocks, wooden notes -- all of these used to teach children music by the Fletcher music method. The second accrual consists mainly of books although there is some sheet music. The third and fourth accruals (26-2007; 50-2008) are sheet music, as are the fifth and sixth accruals. Many of the books in the second accrual are published in the United States and Britain. Eventually the books from both accruals will be catalogued either for Research Collections or the general library stacks. There are still several boxes of sheet music that have not yet been unpacked. There are also three copies of a poster, "'Cello, Otto Joachim, Kinderspiel", n.d.

Steuarta Cosgrove collection

  • MS052
  • Item
  • 1836

A collection of hymns and psalms carefully selected from the best composers arranged for public worship compiled by Steuarta King. Contains musical scores.

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