Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930

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Epithet: alias 'Peter Warlock', composer

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Peter Warlock was the pseudonym used by composer Philip Warlock.

From the description of Letter. 1922. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222253003

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creatorOf ‘PETER WARLOCK’: Serenade for strings; 1925. Arrangement for piano solo by Sir John Barbirolli. Autograph of Barbirolli, in ink. Bound with the first proofs of the printed score and parts for the same work, marked with corrections and a dedication to..., 1925 British Library
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn KOTELIANSKY PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 287). General correspondence; 1916-1946, n.d. Writers of letters include Thomas Stearns Eliot, Virginia Woolf and Edward Morgan Forster. At ff. 144-151 are letters from Dr Andrew John Morland to Koteliansky and (f. 14..., 1916-1946 British Library
referencedIn Department of Music of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1937-1983 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives and Records Service
creatorOf 'PETER WARLOCK': letters from Philip Arnold Heseltine al. 'Peter Warlock', Bernard Van Dieren and others to E. Arnold Dowbiggin, with copies of six letters from Dowbiggin to Heseltine; 1927-1935. Purchased at Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1979, lots 159, 166. P..., 1925-1935 British Library
creatorOf Letters of Frederick Delius and his wife, Jelka Helen, née Rosen, to Philip Heseltine, al. 'Peter Warlock'; 1911-1930. Extracts printed by C. W. T. Gray, Peter Warlock, 1934, passim, and in H. J. Foss's additions to P. Warlock, Delius, 1952, p. 147. ..., 1911-1930 British Library
creatorOf Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930. The curlew : set to poems of Wm. Butler Yeats : for tenor voice, flute & English horn, string quartet / by Peter Warlock. Eastern Washington University, JFK Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS; 1566-1961, n.d. Paper and vellum; ff. 200. British Library arrangement. A. Letter from Thomas James Wise, in the hand of his wife Louise Wise, to William O. Raymond Esq., of Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, ..., 1566-1961 British Library
creatorOf PHILIP ARNOLD HESELTINE ('Peter Warlock'): letters to Viva Smith; 1913-1918. Supplementing Add. 57958-57970. Presented by A. H. Brewin, Esq., 12 Feb. 1974. Paper; ff. 185. British Library arrangement., 1913-1918 British Library
creatorOf Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Slumber song : no.1 of Five songs from the Norwegian (Augener)-now with drawn from circulation : 1888 / [music by] Frederick Delius ; [text by] Björnsen. Cornell University Library
referencedIn PHILIP HESELTINE ('Peter Warlock'), 'Cod-Pieces by Prosdocimus de Beldamandis junior Liber I'; [1916-1917]. Autograph. A suite of four pieces for piano entitled: I, 'Dance' (f. 2); II, 'Orientale' (f. 3); III, 'Beethoven's Binge', based on themes fro..., 1916-1917 British Library
creatorOf Vol. i (ff. i+165). 1911-1916.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Letters to Frederick Theodore Albert Delius and Jelka Helen D..., 1911-1916 British Library
creatorOf LETTERS TO EDWARD CLARK. Vol. I (ff. 218). A-K, including letters of:-(a) Alban Berg; 1930-1935. Partly signed. Published in B.L.J., xi, 1985, pp. 46-59. Includes (ff. 47-49b) a letter to Sir Adrian Boult relating to a performance by the B.B.C. Symp..., 1930-1935 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 87. SONGS; 1908-27. Manuscript scores of various 20th century composers. All ink, and for voice and piano unless stated otherwise. Purchased from the Delius Trust, 30 July 1990.ff. 31. Largest size, 360 x 269mm.1. ff. 1-3. William Charles Den..., 1908-1927 British Library
referencedIn F. PHOTOGRAPHSCECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXX (ff. 111). Photographs; 1872-1950, n.d. 1. ff. 1-48. Photographs (47) of Norman Douglas and others; 1872-1950. 2. ff. 49-94. Photographs (46) of Cecil and Marjery Gray and friends, with postcards (4), all tak..., 1872-1950 British Library
creatorOf LETTERS, etc., of and relating to Philip Heseltine ('Peter Warlock') and Paul Ladmirault; 1917-1959. The originals of the copies at ff. 1, 3, 9, 11 are in the Bibliothèque Nationale. (1) Six letters of Heseltine to Ladmirault relating to performances..., 1917-1959 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS; 1701-1963, n.d. Paper; ff. 103. British Library arrangement. A. Letter from Jan Garrigue Masaryk in London to Group-Captain Malcolm Grahame Christie, recording the former's perceptions of Conrad Henlein, the Sudeten ..., 1701-1963 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS: Paper and vellum; ff. 47+31*. British Library arrangement. A. Letter from Robert Spencer Dyer Lyons, physician, M.P. for Dublin, to Lord Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Under-Secretary of State for foreign affairs, ..., 1200-1945 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1173. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. iii. Glyndebourne–Knight; 1931-1962, n.d.ff. 213. 280 x 275mm.includes:ff. 1-2 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: John Christie, founder of the Glyndebourne opera: Copy of a letter..., 1931-1962 British Library
creatorOf 'PETER WARLOCK': 'Mourn no Moe', song for voice and string quartet by Philip Arnold Heseltine al. 'Peter Warlock'; 'Composed for voice and piano, Spring 1919. Re-written, for voice and strings, Autumn 1927'. Autograph score, and copies of transposed ..., 1919 British Library
creatorOf CALVOCORESSI COLLECTION. Vol. X (ff. 26). Smaller works; 1908-1922, n.d. Mostly autograph. Mostly in black ink. (1) Louis Aubert: 'Prélude' (f. 2), no. 1 of the song cycle 'Crépuscules d'Automne' (f. 2b), with piano accompaniment; '1908' (f. 3b). Fre..., 1908-1930 British Library
creatorOf HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. cvi. Searle’s draft scripts for radio talks, etc.; 1949-1962, n.d. Typewritten unless otherwise stated.ff. 213. Overall size 330 x 210mm.1. ff. 1-4. ‘An Approach to Atonal Music’; n.d.2. ff. 5-6. ‘A New Musical Langua..., 1949-1972 British Library
referencedIn Hart, Fritz Bennicke, 1874-1949. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper and vellum; ff. 225. British Library arrangement. A. Examination of Philip Wake before Sir Salathiel Lovell, Recorder of London, relating to the setting fire to the house of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., in Bloomsbur..., 1360-1977 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1590. ‘Peter Warlock’: manuscripts of Philip Arnold Heseltine (‘Peter Warlock’); [1919-1930]. Autograph scores and printed copies with autograph corrections. The Capriol Suite materials were purchased from N. J. T. Tyroll-Evans, 19 Sept. 2..., 1919-1930 British Library
referencedIn The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS; circa 1736-1954, n.d. Paper; ff. 64. British Library arrangement. A. Letter to 'George' from Philip Arthur Heseltine (the composer 'Peter Warlock'), relating to the proposed publication of his edition of 'Giles Earle..., 1700-1954 British Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXI (ff. 161). Letters written by Philip Heseltine ('Peter Warlock') to Cecil Gray and others; [1915?]-1930. Partly German.Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Letters to Cecil Gray and others from Philip ..., 1915-1930 British Library
creatorOf PHILIP HESELTINE: letters from Philip Arnold Heseltine al. Peter Warlock, musician, to Colin Taylor, music teacher, later of the College of Music, University of Cape Town; 1911-1929. Some typewritten copies. Also included are: (a) a letter to Taylor ..., 1911-1929 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, 13 July 1927-19 Sept. 1930Alfred Edward Housman, poet: Correspondence with the Richard s Press: 1927-1936.includes:ff. 114, 116 Boosey & Co; music publishers: Correspondence with the Richards Press: 1929.ff. 121, 124 Curwen and Sons; musi... British Library
creatorOf HESELTINE PAPERS. Correspondence and papers of Philip Arnold Heseltine (the composer 'Peter Warlock', b.1894, d.1930) and related papers of his mother, Edith Buckley Jones née Covernton, widow of Arnold Heseltine; 1897-1949, n.d. Apart from the corre..., 1897-1949 British Library
creatorOf 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 CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. III. Score reduced for two pianos by 'Peter Warlock'; [circa 1928]. ff. i+110. 358 x 265mm.Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Score of 'Deirdre' by Cecil Gray, reduced for two pianos by P. A. Heseltine: ..., approximately 1928 British Library
creatorOf Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945. Autograph postal cards signed (2), dated : Paris, 11 April 1922 and Frankfurt, 30 April 1922, to Philip Heseltine [i.e. Peter Warlock], 1922 Apr. 11 and 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf WARLOCK AND VAN DIEREN: correspondence between Philip Heseltine (the composer 'Peter Warlock') and Bernard Van Dieren; [1916]-1932, n.d. With a letter from Heseltine to the baritone John Goss, 1920 (ff. 92-93), an undated letter from Van Dieren to Go..., 1916-1932 British Library
creatorOf GALLIARD COLLECTION. Vols. XXXIX, XL. Peter Warlock. Two volumes., 1919-1929 British Library
referencedIn Szigeti, Joseph, 1892-1973. Autograph postal card signed, dated : Gstaad, [2 August 1937], to Miss Norman Cameron in Cheshire, 1937 Aug. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn F. PELHAM HUMPHREY: ‘Willow Song’, harmonised by Harry Ellis Wooldridge; circa 1920. Copy, in the hand of Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock). Written in ink, for keyboard, with the words written above the stave. Copied from William Chappell, Old Englis..., approximately 1920 British Library
creatorOf KAIKHOSRU SORABJI: Piano concerto no. 1; 1915-1916. Full score. Autograph. With a dedication to Philip Heseltine. Written out in black ink with annotations in red. The title of the work is given as 'Concerto pour Piano et Grand Orchestre. Opus III' (..., 1915-1916 British Library
creatorOf DELIUS LETTERS. Vol. III (ff. 100). Letters of Jelka Delius, etc.; 1913-1930. Includes (f. 63b) suggestions by Heseltine for the programme of the Delius Festival, June 1929.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Letters, etc., to Ph..., 1913-1930 British Library
creatorOf Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944. Ethel Smyth collection, 1910-1962. University of Michigan
referencedIn Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Bernard Van Dieren, composer: Ernest John Moeran, composer: Letter to Ernest John Moeran from Bernard Van Dieren rel. to Philip Arnold Heseltine: 1932. British Library
creatorOf 'INTERLUDE. FROM CHINESE SYMPHONY', amended to 'Interlude. from Choral Symphony, based on poems from the Chinese' (f. 1), with another title (f. 2) 'Interlude. (Nocturne) from Choral Symphony'; a fair copy in the hand of Philip Heseltine (initialled ..., 1916 British Library
creatorOf Lehman, Ernest Linwood, 1895-1953,. Scores by Ernest Linwood Lehman, [music], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXIII (ff. 67). 1. ff. 1-38. Drafts and typescripts of verse, etc., by Heseltine; n.d. 2. ff. 39-60. Notes by Robert Nichols for Cecil Gray on his letters from Heseltine; 1930. 3. ff. 61-67. Off-print: S. M. Coleman, 'The dual..., 1930-1949 British Library
creatorOf PETER WARLOCK MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. VI. Six songs for solo voice and string quartet; 1918-1930. Fair copies of scores. References to copyright holders entered at the head of each song in pencil or red ink. (1) 'The Fairest May' (f. 1b); 'Chelsea. 6.xi.19..., 1918-1930 British Library
creatorOf ELIZABETHAN CONSORT SONGS TRANSCRIBED BY PHILIP HESELTINE ('PETER WARLOCK') from Oxford, Christ Church MSS. 984-988 for solo voice and string quartet; circa 1926. Autograph. (1) 'Abradad', here attributed to Richard Farrant. Vocal score, beg. 'Ah, al..., approximately 1926 British Library
creatorOf Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930. Eipe ps êrakleite teon moron / [Philip Heseltine]. Northwestern University
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
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
creatorOf G. PETER WARLOCK: ‘The Curlew’ (words, W. B. Yeats), for tenor voice, flute, cor anglais and string quartet; 1922. Autograph score, in ink, with a few markings in pencil. Dated ‘Cefn Bryntalch. June 1922’ (f. 67). Published Stainer & Bell, 1924. Pres..., 1922 British Library
creatorOf PETER WARLOCK MANUSCRIPTS Songs and other musical works of Philip Heseltine al. 'Peter Warlock'; 1916-1930. Autograph. See C. Gray, Peter Warlock, 1934; F. Tom-linson, A Peter Warlock Handbook, i, 1974, ii, 1977; I. Copley, The Music of Peter Warlock..., 1916-1930 British Library
creatorOf Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930. Letter. Libraries Australia
creatorOf D. PETER WARLOCK: ‘One More River’, song (words anonymous); [circa 1925]. The song was originally written in two versions, one scored for baritone solo, unison male voice chorus and piano, the other for four male voices and piano. This is an arrangem..., approximately 1925 British Library
creatorOf Vol. ii (ff. 138). 1917-1930.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, composer: Letters to Frederick Theodore Albert Delius and Jelka Helen De..., 1917-1930 British Library
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Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble
Songs (High voice) with piano


Active 1200

Active 1977

Birth 1894-10-30

Death 1930-12-17





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