Costa, Michael, 1808-1884

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Sir Michael Costa was an Italian-English conductor and composer of operas.

From the guide to the Contract : London, 1844 Feb. 14, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Italian-English composer and conductor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 55 Eccleston Square, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1862 Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125570

Michael Costa, English conductor and composer of Italian birth, became director of music in 1832 and conductor of Italian opera in 1833 at King's Theatre, London. It was renamed Her Majesty's Theatre under the ownership of Benjamin Lumley. Costa resigned in 1846 and took 53 of the 80-member orchestra to Covent Garden Theatre where he founded the Royal Italian Opera, and served as conductor of the Philharmonic Society, 1846- 1854. He returned to Her Majesty's Theatre in 1868, serving as musical director, 1871-1881, when it merged with Covent Garden. He enjoyed a nationwide reputation as a conductor of oratorios, and composed operas, ballets, and oratorios. He was knighted in 1869.

From the description of Contract with Her Majesty's Theatre, and letter from B. Lumley, 1843 and 1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35051229

English conductor and composer of Italian birth.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (8, one torn with loss of text), dated : London, 1861-1873, to Richard Peyton, 1861 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564667

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 18 January 1869, to Mr. [J.W.?] Davison, 1869 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564663

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 31 October, 1848, to Mr. [Henry?] Phillips, 1848 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564674

From the description of [Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1837 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270941826

Epithet: composer

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creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Oh, the sad moments of parting [microform] / by Costa ; arr. by H. Koch. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Agitato / M. Costa. Northwestern University
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Healey – Holst (ff. 244); 1829-1912, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Lillian Nordica, singer: W. B. Healey, opera and concert agent: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Francesco Berger from W..., 1829-1912 British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1846-49. In the hand of William Watts, 1846-47, and of George William Budd, 1847-49.ff. 115. 222 x 185mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Michael Costa, composer: William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Copy of a letter to Sir Michael Costa f..., 1846-1849 British Library
creatorOf (1-2.). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Vocal music; 19th century.Paper.1. 1 f. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus): Vanne e la cara immagine; May 18, 1837. Autograph. Song; with pianoforte accompaniment, in score.2. 1 f. Anon: Air Basque. Song; with pianoforte..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Quartetto : "Ecco quel fiero istante" / M. Costa. Northwestern University
referencedIn MS Mus. 1527. Correspondence H–P.ff. 313. Bound in two volumes: ff. 1-153 (H–McG); ff. 154-313 (MacP–P).includes:f. 1 Anna Maria Hall, author: Miss Bowen: Letter to Miss — Bowen from Anna Maria Hall: n.d.: Autogr. ff. 2-3, 6-8 Sir Charles Hallé, pia... British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). Vanne a colei che adoro; 19th century. ‘Terzetto a canone’; with pianoforte accompaniment, in score.ff. 5.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscripts: 19th cent: Lat, Ital, Eng: Copies., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Carrodus, John, 1836-1895. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London], 21 and 26 February 1890, to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1890 Feb. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Autograph letters signed (26) and letter signed, dated : London [and other places, and n.p.], 1864-1888 [and n.d.], to [Richard] Peyton, 1864-1888 and n.d., including 1864 Nov. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Assorted music: Concone-Czerny. British Library
creatorOf Pacini, signor (Antonio Francesco Gaetano Saverio), 1778-1866. [Letter] 1837, June 7, Paris [to] [Michael] Costa, London / [Antonio] Pacini. Northwestern University
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Abell – Artôt (ff. 255); 1823-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Edith Abell, singer: Letter to the Directors of the Philharmonic Society: 1878: Autogr.f. 2-3 Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Edith Abell, singer: Letter to..., 1823-1913 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. [Letters, 1838-1881] / Michael Costa. Northwestern University
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria. Invocazione all’Armonia; 19th century. ‘Coro con soli’, with orchesra. In full score, scored by Sir Michael Costa. [For a copy in the hand of Costa see R.M.18.a.5. and for contemporary..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). La Danza; circa 1850. Song for 4 voices; with pianoforte accompaniment. [ A contemporary copy of R.M.21.e.15.].ff. 9.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscripts: 19th cent: Lat, Ital, Eng: ..., approximately 1850 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Autograph letter signed : 55 Eccleston Square, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1862 Apr. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Randegger, Alberto, 1832-1911. Autograph letters signed (7), dated : London, 1872-1881, to R[ichard] Peyton, 1872 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn VINCENZO RIGHINI Quartet ‘Fallisce in ogni impressa... Gran [nume, in ogni evento]’, from Gerusalemme Liberata. Copy; n.d. ff. i+19 255 x 315mmVincenzo Righini, composer: Sir Michael Costa, composer: Torquato Tasso, poet: A. Filistri de' Caramondani,... British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Handel's life and Handel's festivals, [19--]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. [Miscellaneous short piano pieces / Michael Costa]. Northwestern University
referencedIn Bennett, William Sterndale, Sir, 1816-1875. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1874 Nov. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Laporte, Pierre François, d. 1841. Soldiers' bill : manuscript, 21 April 1838. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Contract with Her Majesty's Theatre, and letter from B. Lumley, 1843 and 1856. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn PANIZZI PAPERS. Letters, collected as autographs, mostly addressed to Sir Anthony Panizzi, K.C.B., Principal Librarian of the British Museum; 1828-1878, n.d. English, French and Italian. Other general correspondence of Panizzi is Add. MSS. 36714-3672..., 1828-1878 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: MacMurdie – Martuicci (ff. 229); 1837-1910, n.d.includes:f. 1 C[arl] Klingemann, author and librettist: Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, composer: George William Budd, music publisher; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: J..., 1837-1910 British Library
referencedIn Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia Il Conte d'Almaviva / del Mo. Gio[acchi]no Rossini. Northwestern University
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Autograph letters signed : 47 Claverton Terrace, St. George's Road, S.W, [London], to Michael Costa, 1864 Feb. 15 to 1864 Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers of Arthur Sullivan, W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, and related persons, 1834-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Recommendations; 1815-46. All bearing the signatures of those making the recommendation, and most annotated with the dates on which the recommendations were read and with the result. Entered on printed forms from 1820 or 1821 onwards.ff. 218 + 169*. ..., 1815-1846 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). Agnus Dei; circa 1845. Setting for 4 voices; with pianoforte accompaniment, in score. [A contemporary copy of R.M.21.e.13.].ff. 5.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscripts: 19th cent: Lat..., approximately 1845 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. [Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1837 June 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Hope – Jenson (ff. 236); 1824-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Sir Michael Costa, composer: Edwin Hope, musician: Letter from Edwin Hope rel. to Sir Michael Costa: circa 1850.ff. 2-3 Edward John Hopkins, organist and composer: Stanley ..., 1824-1913 British Library
referencedIn Hiller, Ferdinand, 1811-1885. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [Cologne?], 6 and 23 July 1870, to [Richard Peyton?], 1870 July 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Contract : London, 1844 Feb. 14 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS OF MUSICIANS AND OTHERS; 1806-1965, n.d.ff. 37. Overall size 283 x 247mm.1. ff. 1-5. Correspondence relating to a letter of 1790 from Clemens August von Schall to Amtsgerichtsrath Degen revealing that the author of the text of B..., 1806-1965 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Mercadante (Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele). (I Briganti) Quando guerriero mio splendido. Cavatina for solo voice; with pianoforte accompaniment, arranged by Michael Costa. In the hand of Salabert. Once the property of Princess Vic... British Library
referencedIn MUSICAL autograph album of Eliza Wesley, containing short pieces, inscriptions and signatures of numerous composers, musicians, singers and others, English and foreign, written between 1836 and 1895. At the beginning are a few miscellaneous autograph..., 1836-1895 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Gimpel – Görlitz (ff. 238); 1826-1913, 1951-52, n.d.includes:f. 1 Bronislav Gimpel, violinist: David Ritson Smith, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Bronislav Gimpel from David Ritson Smith: 1951: Copy.f. 2 Bron..., 1826-1952 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Smart – Stanislaus (ff. 278); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Charles Frederick Smart, double bass player, brother of George: Letters to [W. Watts] from Charles Frederick Smart: 18..., 1820-1913 British Library
referencedIn Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956. Edwin Franko Goldman autograph collection, 1823-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria. Invocazione all’Armonia; Dec. 14, 1843. ‘Coro con soli’, and orchestra. Full score, made by Sir Michael Costa and initialled by him. [For another copy not in the hand of Costa see R.M...., 1843 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 31 October, 1848, to Mr. [Henry?] Phillips, 1848 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: conductor’s annotations to Bach’s cantatas; circa 1925. The annotations are made in pencil on five volumes of the Bach-Gesellschaft edition (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1853-1881]), and apply to cantatas nos. 6, 11, 34, 80, ..., approximately 1925 British Library
creatorOf Laporte, Pierre François, 1799-1841. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 1 February 1839, to M[ichael] Costa in London, 1839 Feb. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ORIGINAL WORKS of Sir Michael Costa; in full score. Five volumes. XIXth cent. Paper. Folio. Bequeathed by Sir Michael Costa., 1834-1864 British Library
referencedIn Wesley Bequest, 18th century-19th century British Library: Music Collections
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Miscellaneous vocal and instrumental music, Vol. IV.; 19th century. A Victorian collection of 11 vocal pieces with piano accompaniment, by various composers.Paper. ff. 18.1. f. 1. Taubert (Wilhelm): Wiegenlied.2. ff. 2-4. Hull..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1592. Letters of composers: A collection of letters of British composers, performers, promoters and publishers; 1825-1929; n.d. All names are in the index to this catalogue. Includes letters relating to Sacred Harmonic Society performances, f..., 1825-1929 British Library
referencedIn Edwin Franko Goldman Autograph Collection, ca. 1770-1954, 1850s-1940s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Engel, Louis. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, 11 March 1876, and [London], 7 May [n.y.], to [Joseph Bennett], 1876 Mar. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 18 January 1869, to Mr. [J.W.?] Davison, 1869 Jan. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Schumann – Sloper (ff. 249); 1819-1913, 1938-50, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Sir William Sterndale Bennett, composer: Clara Josephine Schumann, née Wieck; pianist and composer; wife of R Schumann: Emma Busby, musician: George Hogarth, ..., 1819-1950 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Jacob Ludwig Felix). Ah ritorna età; 19th century. Aria, preceded by recitative; with piano accompaniment arranged by Michael Costa, in score.Paper. ff. 13.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscripts ..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. [O Lord be merciful] / M. Costa. Northwestern University
referencedIn Holmes, Marguerite. Autograph letters signed (5), dated : Paris and [London], June 17 June 23, and 10 November 1875 , and [n.d.], to M. [Joseph] Bennett, 1875 June 17 and 23 and Nov. 10 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900. [Letter, n.d.] Bensington Gardens [to] Michael Costa / J. Sims Reeves. Northwestern University
referencedIn Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 19 December 1855, to "Cher Prospère" [i.e. Prosper Sainton], 1855 Dec. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Benedict, Julius, 1804-1885. Autograph letters signed (30), dated : [London], to Joseph Bennett, 1869-1883. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. V. 1864-1886.includes:f. 1 George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough: Letters to M. J. Guest from George Charles Spencer-Churchill: 1864, 1891.f. 3 Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Smith Baillie, Royal Horse Guards: Letter to Lord Bla..., 1864-1886 British Library
referencedIn Henschel, George, Sir, 1850-1934. Autograph letters signed (4), autograph postal card signed, and autograph letter in the third person, dated : London and Friedrichroda, April-August 1879, to Richard Peyton in Birmingham, 1879 Apr. 28 and 1879 July 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn KARL FRIEDRICH CURSCHMANN Trio ‘Ti Prego, O padre Eterno’, orchestrated by Sir Michael Costa. Copy; n.d.ff. 13. 305 x 242mm.Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer: Sir Michael Costa, composer: 'Ti prego, o padre eterno', trio by Karl Friedrich Curschman... British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Moul – Novello (ff. 259); 1828-1913, 1921, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 3 Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas, composer: Alfred Moul, agent, Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs, et Editeurs de Musique: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Sec..., 1828-1921 British Library
referencedIn NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXLIII. Giacomo Rossini: 'Ave Maria', for chorus and orchestra; 1873. Full score. Copy in the hand of Michael Costa. ff. i+8. 270 x 350mm.Sir Michael Costa, composer: 'Ave Maria' by G. A. Rossini , copied by M. Costa: 1873.Gi..., 1873 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXV (ff. 273). 2 May-July 1881.includes:f. 1 William Sergeant Lee: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1881.ff. 4, 105 John Medows Rodwell, Rector of St Ethelburga's, Bishopsgate; oriental scholar: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1874-1891.f. 6 Ju... British Library
referencedIn Benedict, Julius, 1804-1885. Autograph letters signed (7), dated : [London], to Richard Peyton, 1870 Feb. 7-Nov. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sainton, Prosper, 1813-1890. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London] Apr. 11 1876, to Mr. [Alfred] Mapleson, 1876 Apr. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Loewe – Macintyre (ff. 226); 1828-1910, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Sophie Johanna Christina Loewe, soprano: Letter from Sophie Johanna Christina Loewe: 1841.ff. 3-4 Sophie Löwe, singer: Letter to the Directors of the Philharmonic So..., 1828-1910 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Maestoso marziale / M.C. Northwestern University
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXXV (ff. 320). Apr.-May 1869.includes:f. 1 William Robert La Touche, of Delgany, county Wicklow: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1869-1877.ff. 5, 9, 79 Thomas Binney, LLD: Congregational minister: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1868-1... British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of letters, receipts, autographs, etc., of musicians, artists, actors, and others, comprising, besides others included in the index, the following:-1. Renunciation by Haydn of rights in the first six "Salomon" overtures, or symphonies; 13..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Lord Chamberlain's Office. License for the opera Malek Adel : manuscript, 25 May 1837. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). Agnus Dei; Dec. 14, 1843. Autograph and signed. Setting for 4 voices; with pianoforte accompaniment, in score. [For a contemporary copy see R.M.21.e.14.].ff. 5.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Mus..., 1843 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Dale – Duvernoy (ff. 240); 1813-1913, 1925, n.d.includes:f. 1 Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Benjamin James Dale, composer: Letter to Francesco Berger from Benjamin James Dale: circa 1910...., 1813-1925 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Salaman – Schulz-Curtius (ff. 266); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Charles Kensington Salaman, pianist, composer and conductor: Letter to William Watts from Charles Kensington Salama..., 1819-1913 British Library
creatorOf Receipts (signed) mainly from performers, some entered on printed forms; 1815, 1830-80, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order. Receipts for 1912-13 have been incorporated into the alphabetical series of ‘Original Letters’ in RPS MSS 333-368.ff. 405. Va..., 1815-1880 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). (Malek Adel). Vieni fuggiamo oh caro; 19th century. Terzetto; with pianoforte accompaniment, in score.ff. 23.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscripts: 19th cent: Lat, Ital, Eng: Copies., 19th century British Library
creatorOf (1-16.). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Vocal music; 18th century-1903. In score. Nos. 5-7 in the hand of Salabert.Paper.1. 14 ff. Songs; Feb. 5, 1840. A collection of 9 songs, some composed by the Duchess of Kent, compiled especially for Queen Victoria. Al..., 1700-1903 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS by Eliza Wesley relating to English and foreign composers, musicians, singers and others, consisting of engraved portraits, photographs, newspaper-cuttings, and other printed matter, with a few original letters, etc. The names are all giv..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864. Autograph letter signed, dated : Spa, 27 July 1852, to [Michael Costa], 1852 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 367). 1795-1882.includes:f. 1 John Jacob Astor, musical instrument manufacturer: Letter to Messrs Broadwood and Son: 1795.: Photogr.f. 2 Thomas Campbell, poet: Certificate by: 1842.ff. 3-125 passim John Sliegh, humorous artist: Lett..., 1795-1882 British Library
referencedIn Schelsinger, Kathleen. Autograph letter, dated : [London], 1 Nov. 1910, to an unidentified recipient, 1910, Nov. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MS Mus. 309. RENSBURG MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. iii. Autograph album of Miss Netta Rensburg, daughter of Henry Rensburg; 1843, 1872-1904. An album containing letters and signatures of musicians, often with musical excerpts.ff. i + 231. 266 x 210mm. Limp red ..., 1843-1904 British Library
referencedIn Photographs of musicians, composers, and singers, 1862-1948. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Castellan, Jeanne-Anaïs, b. 1819. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 15 August 1853, to an unidentified recipient in Birmingham, 1853 08 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Letter book; 1850-58.ff. 179. 225 x 184mm.includes:ff. 2, 10, 34, 54, 56, 60v, 75r, 75v, 77, 95, 96, 97 Sir Michael Costa, composer: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Sir Michael Costa from Georg..., 1850-1858 British Library
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. Autograph letters signed (8, one torn with loss of text), dated : London, 1861-1873, to Richard Peyton, 1861 Mar. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Costa, Michael, Sir, 1808-1884. [Vieni, vieni il ciel / Michael Costa?]. Northwestern University
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Coates – Costa (ff. 227); 1817-1913, 1951-3, n.d.includes:ff. 1-7 Albert Coates, conductor and composer: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Francesco Berger from Albert Coates: [n..., 1817-1953 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Ritter – Saint-Säens (ff. 279); 1822-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Theodore Ritter, pianist: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to George Hogarth from Theodore Ritter: 1860: Fr.ff. 2-4 ..., 1822-1913 British Library
referencedIn NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. VIII. Karl F. Curschmann: 'Ti prego o Padre eterno', trio for three voices and orchestra, 'scored for the Philharmonic Society' by Michael Costa; 1846. Full score. In Costa's hand, with an inscription to Vincent Novello. Firs..., 1846 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Costa (Sir Michael Andrew Agnus). La Danza; January 30, 1845. Autograph and signed. Song for 4 voices; with pianoforte accompaniment. [For a contemporary copy see R.M.21.e.16.].ff. 9.Sir Michael Costa, composer: Music manuscri..., 1845 British Library
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Musical sketches
Piano music
Vocal duets with orchestra--Parts
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