Searle, Humphrey

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referencedIn David Gascoyne papers, 1822-2010, n.d. British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Dame Edith Sitwell collection of papers, 1926-1965 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Jacques Barzun's Collection of Hector Berlioz Records, 1825-1994 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Music manuscripts and papers of Humphrey Searle., approximately 1935-1982 British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. xiv. Chamber works without opus number; 1971-1972, 1976.ff. 28. Largest size 250 x 315mm.1. ff. 1-9. ‘Cat Variations’ on a theme from Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, for clarinet and piano; 1971. Pencil and ink scores..., 1971-1976 British Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf ROYAL MUSICAL ASSOCIATION PAPERS. Vol. li (ff. 213). Sadie – Southern California University.includes:ff. 1-12 Stanley Sadie, musicologist: Letters to Royal Musical Association: 1955-1969: Partly signed.f. 13 W. Bruce Salmon, MBE: Letter to Royal ... British Library
referencedIn HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cxviii. Letters from notable writers, arranged alphabetically by correspondent; 1936-1982, n.d. Partly typewritten. Searle removed these letters from the main sequence (now Add. 71839-71840).ff. 195.includes:ff. 1-4 ..., 1936-1982 British Library
creatorOf SOLO SONGS. Vol. I C (ff. 18). 'Counting the Beats', set by Sir Lennox Berkeley (ff. 1-5b), Nicholas Maw (ff. 6-14) and Humphrey Searle (ff. 15-18) for the Poetry Book Society Festival, 1963; June 1963 (f. 5b), 7 June 1963 (f. 14), 8 June 1963 (f. 18... British Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXIX (ff. 126). 1. ff. 1-90. Correspondence with Messrs. Chappell & Co. relating to the printing of these works; 1952-1956. 2. ff. 91-126. Acknowledgements from various individuals who were sent copies of these publications; 1..., 1952-1957 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 104. DONALD MITCHELL COLLECTION. Vol. viii. Miscellaneous papers; 1876-1989. Papers by and relating to members of the Mahler family (ff. 1-36); – autograph manuscripts of Igor Stravinsky (ff. 37-48); – correspondence and other papers (ff. 49-..., 1876-1989 British Library
referencedIn L. Music by other composers. All autograph.71807. HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. lxxxvii.ff. 61. Largest size 355 x 275mm.1. ff. 1-9. R Gorer: ‘Sonata’ for piano; 1947.2. ff. 10-16. Elizabeth Lutyens: ‘Sonata for Viola Solo’ op.5 no.4; 1938. Ink. P..., 1910-1949 British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cxxxv. Letters to Searle relating to Liszt research and publications; 1969-1981, n.d.ff. 223. Overall size 335 x 240.includes:f. 1 Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer: Letters to Humphrey Searle rel. to Franz Liszt: 1965,..., 1969-1981 British Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn G. Arrangements (see also vols lxxvi, lxxxiv-lxxxv).71795. HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. lxxv. Searle’s arrangements and transcriptions of works by other composers.ff. 77. Largest size 365 x 275mm.1. ff. 1-4. Thomas Arne: [Rule Britania, from Alfr... British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cxix. 1929-1956.ff. 265.includes:ff. 1, 54-58 Lady Mathilde Schlich, née Marsily; second wife of Sir William Schlich; grandmother of Humphrey Searle: Letters to Humphrey Searle: [1929?], 1937. f. 2 Humphrey Searle, C..., 1929-1956 British Library
creatorOf ERNEST CHAPMAN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 237). Correspondence with composers and performers concerning the Macnaghten Concerts; 1955-1969. Partly signed and typewritten. Partly French and Russian. Among the correspondents are Thea Musgrave, Sir Peter Pear..., 1955-1969 British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cxx. 1957-1982, n.d.ff. 260.includes:f. 1 Fritz Büchtger, of Munich: Postcard to Humphrey Searle: 1957: Germ.f. 2 Clive Lythgoe, friend of Humphrey Searle: Letters to Humphrey Searle: 1955-1956.ff. 3, 10 Kazimir..., 1957-1982 British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Music manuscripts and papers by and relating to Humphrey Searle, CBE (1915-1982), composer, broadcaster and Liszt scholar; 1880-1982, n.d. Scores are autograph and in pencil, and annotations, which appear in many scores an..., 1880-1982 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 77. CHAGRIN COLLECTION. Vol. lxxvi. Composers’ Guild correspondence and European Broadcasting Union material; 1947-71.ff. 254.1. ff. 1-236. Correspondence relating to the Composers’ Guild; 1947, 1949-68, 1970-72.2. ff. 237-54. Lists of member..., 1947-1972 British Library
creatorOf MACNAGHTEN CONCERTS COLLECTION. Vol. XVI (ff. 81). 1. ff. 1-13. John McCabe: 'Maze Dances' for violin; 1974. Sketches. 2. ff. 14-36. Alan Rawsthorne: String Quartet no. 2; 1953. 3. ff. 37-44. Humphrey Searle: 'A Nocturnall upon St Lucies Day being th..., 1953-1974 British Library
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associatedWith Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869 person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Gascoyne, David Emery, 1916-2001 person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964 person
correspondedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
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Birth 1915-08-26

Death 1982-05-12




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SNAC ID: 56836233