Somervell, Arthur, 1863-1937

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creatorOf MS Mus. 939. O’Neill Papers. Vol. x. Adine O’Neill’s autograph album; 1891-1938. Includes musical quotations. All identifiable names are included in the index to this catalogue.ff. 63. 209 x 145mm. Black leather binding with stamped initials and two ..., 1891-1938 British Library
creatorOf BRITISH MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XXV (ff. i+38)). Sir Arthur Somervell: 'The Forsaken Merman. Written by Matthew Arnold. Set for Bass Solo, Chorus & Orchestra' (f. 1); 'Somerset, September 7 1893' (f. 38). Mostly autograph. First performed at the Leed..., 1893 British Library
referencedIn Sir, Michael Redgrave, Archive, 1890-1996 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Somervell, Arthur, 1863-1937. Young love lies sleeping : from "Love in Springtime" / words by Christina Rossetti ; music by Arthur Somervell. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1910-1913 British Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
creatorOf Recommendations; 1898-1949. All entered on printed forms.ff. 192. 240 x 193mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-7. For membership; 1923-24, 1949, n.d.2. ff. 8-192. For associateship; 1898, 1902-11, 1916, 1919, 1923-25, 1938, 1943, n.d.includes:f. 1 Theodore Hol..., 1898-1949 British Library
creatorOf ‘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
creatorOf ARTHUR SOMERVELL: songs from Tennyson's 'Maud', for voice and piano; 1897. Autograph. Score of ten of the twelve published songs, 'I have Led her Home' and 'Dead, Long Dead' not present. The first two songs have dates in Dec. 1897; a presentation ins..., 1897 British Library
creatorOf Arthur Somervell: ‘Young April. Overture for full orchestra’; n.d. Autograph. Full score, in ink. Folio.Sir Arthur Somervell, composer: 'Young April': n.d.: Autogr. British Library
creatorOf GALLIARD COLLECTION. Vol. LXXX. Cyril Scott, Bernard Shore, Masters van Someren, Arthur Somervell, William Henry Squire, D. M. Stewart, Anton Strelezki (pseudonym for Arthur Bransby Burnard; see also Stepan Esipov in Add. 54404), Freda Swain, Felix S..., 1893-1937 British Library
creatorOf Somervell, Arthur, 1863-1937. Letters : London, to Laurence Housman, 1932 Jan. 11 and undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Somervell, Arthur, 1863-1937. Love not me for comely grace : song / [words,] Anon ; set to music by Arthur Somervell. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf MS Mus. 933. O’Neill Papers. Vol. iv. Letters and other papers relating to the deaths of Norman O’Neill, Adine O’Neill and Frederick Delius; 1934, 1947. Letters arranged alphabetically, with unidentified correspondents at the end of each sequence...., 1934-1947 British Library
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
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associatedWith Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921. person
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Redgrave, Michael person
associatedWith Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
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Songs (medium voice) with piano


Birth 1863-06-05

Death 1937-05-02




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SNAC ID: 7031087