Cardew, Cornelius

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referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxi. Undated and unidentified works; n.d.ff. 36. Overall size 380 x 246mm.1. ff. 1-8. ‘Consciously’, version for orchestra. Pencil score. For vocal version see Add. 70766, ff. 13-16.2. ff. 9-10. ‘Pakistan’, for oboe solo. Ink... British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxix. Realisations and arrangements of songs by Christian Wolff and Frederic Rzewski; 1975, n.d.ff. 40. Largest size 298 x 235mm.1. ff. 1-7. Christian Wolff: Photocopies of the composer’s autograph of six songs, with pencil a..., 1975 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xlvii. Miscellaneous papers; 1973-[1980], n.d.ff. 64. Largest size 500 x 254mm.The principal contents are:—1. ff. 1-15. Papers relating to Cardew’s imprisonment at Pentonville, March 1980; [1980]. Photocopies except where stat..., 1973-1980 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxi. ‘The Old and the New’, for soprano, mixed chorus and orchestra; 1973, n.d. Vocal, short and full scores. Part 2 consists of ‘High Heaven’, originally no. 2 of ‘Three Bourgeois Songs’ (see Add. 70746, ff. 9-14v, 53-82), fo..., 1973 British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xl. Original songs, without accompaniment unless otherwise stated; 1973-[1980?], n.d.ff. 92. Overall size 350 x 238mm.1. ff. 1-2. ‘Stand Up and Fight’, revolutionary Communist song for voice and piano with chord symbols; 1973..., 1973-1981 British Library
referencedIn David Tudor papers, 1884-1998 (bulk 1940-1996) Getty Research Institute
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xlvi. Songs mainly by other composers.ff. 71. Overall size 361 x 252mm.1. f. 1. Giuseppe Verdi: ‘Va pensiero’ from ‘Nabucco’, melody only with words and chord symbols; [1972?]. Pencil and ink. Headed ‘Chorus of Hebrew Slaves’...., 1971-1978 British Library
creatorOf Vol. IV (ff. 215). A-F.includes:ff. 2-15 John Mervin Addison, composer: Correspondence with E. Chapman of John Mervin Addison: 1950-1959: Partly typewritten copies and signed.ff. 16, 17 Richard Anthony Sayer Arnell, composer: Letters to E. Chapma... British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xlv. Songs mainly by other composers.ff. 51. Largest size 360 x 262mm.1. ff. 1-4. Sketches for a song for the People’s Democratic Front, possibly written and composed by Cardew; [1980?]. Ink. Words and melody of chorus (f. 1),..., 1979-1981 British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xvii. ‘Octet '71’, for flute in G, oboe, clarinet, tuba, harp, guitar, banjo, violin, viola and ’cello; 1971. Score. Ink transparencies. With a note to Christopher [Hobbs?] (f. i) suggesting the work for the E[xperimental] M[u..., 1971 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxvi. Two versions of Cardew’s realisation of 2-3 sheets of ‘Plus Minus’ by Karlheinz Stockhausen; [1964?]. The original score consists of symbols printed on 7 separate sheets, which can be realised in any order in conjunctio..., 1964 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxviii. George Frideric Handel: ‘Sound an Alarm’, recitative, aria and chorus from ‘Judas Maccabaeus’, arranged for tenor and brass band; n.d. Pencil score. Possibly incomplete. See also Add. 70752, ff. 9, 10v.ff. 6. 267 x 38... British Library
creatorOf MACNAGHTEN CONCERTS COLLECTION. Vol. III. Cornelius Cardew. ff. i+12. 216 x 380mm. 1. ff. i, 1-10. 'Ode Machines' from 'The Great Learning'; 1970. Sketches and fair copies, imperfect. See also Add. 70737-70741. Published London 1971. 2. ff. 11-12. 'P..., 1959-1970 British Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxvii. Miscellaneous arrangements; 1973-1981, n.d.ff. 18. Largest size 342 x 271mm.1. ff. 1-2. Pierre Degeyter: ‘The Internationale’, arranged for unison voices with trumpet, oboe, clarinet and ’cello, or substitute instrumen..., 1973-1981 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xix. ‘Collection of Songs’; 1971-1972. Ink scores except where indicated, with typewritten introductory notes (f. ii).ff. ii+11. Overall size 350 x 236mm.1. ff. 1-2. ‘Soon’ (words based on Mao Zedong), for unison voices and pi..., 1971-1973 British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Music manuscripts and papers of Cornelius Cardew (b.1936, d.1981); 1955-1981, n.d. Autograph except where otherwise stated; photocopies and dyeline copies are from autograph originals if not otherwise stated. Supplementing Add. 597..., 1955-1981 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 950. William Glock Collection. Vol. viii. Cage–Carter; 1940-1995, n.d. Includes photocopies of the letters from William and Anne Glock to Elliott and Helen Carter held in the Elliott Carter Collection of the Paul Sacher Foundation, Basel.f..., 1940-1995 British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxii. Orchestral and vocal works; 1973, n.d.ff. 37. Largest size 336 x 269mm.1. ff. 1-9. ‘Dartmoor’, for orchestra; n.d. Pencil score. For sketches see Add. 70766, f. 31v. With a photocopy of a poem of the same name, together ..., 1972-1974 British Library
creatorOf Cornelius Cardew: Notebooks and leaves of autograph music., 1958-1980 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xliii. German-language songs; 1973, n.d.ff. 17. Largest size 302 x 239mm.1. ff. 1-5. ‘Lied der Anti-Imperialisten’, for unison voices and piano; 1973. ff. 1-2. Pencil score with ink annotations; – ff. 3-4. Pencil voice part, a..., 1972-1974 British Library
referencedIn CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxxv. Realisations of works by John Cage; 1960, n.d. Pencil.ff. 4. 270 x 340mm.1. ff. 1-2. ‘Winter Music’ (1957); 1960. With sketches, some unidentified, on verso of bifolium (f. 2v).2. ff. 3-4. Variations I (1958); n.d.Cornel..., 1960 British Library
creatorOf CARDEW COLLECTION. Vol. xxvi. Vietnam Sonata, for piano solo, composed by Cardew with part of 2nd movement by Dave Smith; 1976.ff. 59. Largest size 361 x 266mm.1. ff. 1-25. Pencil draft, with the section composed by Dave Smith written in blue ink in ..., 1976 British Library
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associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Tudor, David, 1926-1996 person
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Birth 1936-05-07

Death 1981-12-13





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