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Irish and Scottish song mauscript collection

  • MS032
  • Item
  • 1861-1889

The manuscript contains over one hundred Irish and Scottish songs, collected by Harry S. Higginson. The index at the front goes as high as ninety-one songs at page 98, but there are songs until page 162, suggesting approximately 150 titles. Song lyrics are by Thomas Moore, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, and others. In the front of the book Higginson has also kept track of his movements.

Loose with the manuscript is a clipping for the "Connaught Foxes" (between pp. 99-100) song and two other hand written notes, one of which has the Legend of the seven churches of Glendalough written by Henry S. Wedderburn and The Bengalee Baboo.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hymn to be sung by the charity children

  • MS138
  • Item
  • 17--

The text of the hymn begins "Did Jesus weep for human woes". The date "c1780's" has been written in pencil by an unknown hand. Research Collections has two broadsides containing hymns. One is titled "The First Hymn Sung by the Charity Children" and is dated 7 July 1713. The other one is "The Second Hymn Sung by the Charity Children" and is dated 20 Sept. 1914. The text of the broadsides does not match this manuscript.

Victor DiBello fonds

  • RC0005
  • Fonds
  • 1948?-198-

The fonds (35-1997) consists of scrapbooks, a small amount of correspondence, posters and music scores, some in manuscript and others in published form.

DiBello, Victor

Herbert Menges fonds

  • RC0021
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1966

The fonds is arranged into three series: correspondence, compositions, ephemera and memorabilia. The fonds includes some of the financial records and minutes of the Brighton Philharmonic Society.

Menges, Herbert

Louise Bennett Coverley fonds

  • RC0037
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2008

The fonds reflects her life as both a writer, performer, and a promoter of the Jamaican language. It is arranged into the following series: correspondence; legal and financial documents; writing; published and printed materials; personal and professional documents, awards and realia; photographs and audio-visual materials; death, funeral and memorials; Eric Coverley. A separate listing describing the books which accompanied this fonds has been prepared.

Bennett, Louise

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.

Georgian Songs collection

  • RC0054
  • Collection
  • 1700-1830

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of 923 songs from 1714-1830. The second accrual consists of approximately 1,000 songs from 1700-1830. Both accruals of songs are mainly from the Georgian Era, that is during the reigns of the four Georges. The majority of the songs were published in London, England.

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

Bruce Cockburn fonds

  • RC0105
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2014

The fonds is very comprehensive and includes: 32 notebooks in which Cockburn composed most of his song lyrics from 1969 to 2002; song sheets and scores; correspondence, including fan mail; awards, including gold records; promotional material, including posters; tour books; scrapbooks; photographs; a copy of each of Cockburn’s recordings; video and film items; and other material.

Cockburn, Bruce

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