Boughton, Rutland, 1878-1960

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Director of the Glastonbury Festival Players and later of the Bristol Folk Festival School.

From the description of Letters : Glastonbury, Tatsfield, Newent, and Bristol, to Laurence Housman, 1921-1935. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25334604

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referencedIn G K Chesterton Papers, 1877-1988 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1947-1948 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II, pt.1 (ff. 165). June-Sept. 1956.Samuel Sydney Silverman, MP: Correspondence with Lord Gardiner of Samuel Sydney Silverman: 1956-1965: Partly signed and copy.Peggy Duff, political activist: Correspondence as Secretary of the National Campaign... British Library
creatorOf Vol. LVIII. 1909-1919.includes:f. 1 C. Henry Workman, manager, Savoy Theatre: Letter to Marie Stopes from C. Henry Workman: 1909: Signed.f. 2 Sir Edward German, formerly Jones; composer: Letter to Marie Stopes from Sir Edward German: 1910.f. 4 ..., 1909-1919 British Library
creatorOf G. B. SHAW PAPERS: SERIES I. Vol. XXII (ff. 212). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-14. Sir James Barrie, Bart.; 1901-1913, n.d. Partly [italics]typewritten copy.[/italics]2. ff. 15-58. Max Beerbohm; 1898-1935. Partly [italics]copy[/italics].3. ff. 5..., 1885-1946 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1603. Rutland Boughton: ‘Agincourt. A dramatic Scene for Male Voices, solo and Chorus’, words from ‘Henry V’ by W. Shakespeare; [circa 1926?]. Autograph full score in ink with pencil annotations and notes to copyist. Composed in 1918, firs..., approximately 1926 British Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. CLVII (ff. 141). 1. ff. 1-113. Rutland Boughton; 1932-1953. For further correspondence, see Add. 56671-56673. 2. ff. 114-141. Jevan Brandon-Thomas; 1947-1953. Partly printed. For further correspondence, see Add. 56834..., 1932-1953 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS; 1594-1936, n.d. Paper and (article J) vellum; ff. 59. Folio. A. Letter of introduction from George Bubb Dodington, Baron Melcombe, to Edmond Waller at Montaubon, also commenting on English politics; 3 Feb. 1750. Pres..., 1594-1936 British Library
referencedIn Ivor Novello papers, 1911-1956. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1899-1904 British Library
creatorOf 'THE IMMORTAL HOUR'. Vol. I. Act I; dated 'Summer 1912' (f. 51v). The original pagination (sometimes erratic) indicates that the cut made after fig. 90 (f. 33v) necessitated the removal of one or more pages. The text as cut is that found in the full ..., 1912 British Library
creatorOf Boughton, Rutland, 1878-1960. Letters : Glastonbury, Tatsfield, Newent, and Bristol, to Laurence Housman, 1921-1935. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1534. Michael Hurd Papers: A printed proof copy of George Bernard Shaw’s play Too true to be good, with some remarks in Shaw’s hand; 1932. Inscribed ‘Rutland Boughton’s copy’.pp. 83. 200 x 135mm.George Bernard Shaw, author: Play, Too true ..., 1932 British Library
referencedIn 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 CORRESPONDENCE OF RUTLAND BOUGHTON (b. 1878, d. 1960), composer; 1908-1959. Partly signed. Alphabetically arranged. Printed by M. Hurd in his biography, Immortal Hour, 1962, as noted below. See B.M.Q., xxviii, 1964, pp. 67-75. Three volumes., 1908-1959 British Library
referencedIn Collection of sheet music featuring British composers, ca. 1775-1986 (inclusive), 1830-1930 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1926-1930 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams correspondence: Herbert Byard and others British Library
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf G. B. SHAW PAPERS: SERIES II. Vol. CXLIX (ff. 234). Volume of miscellaneous pamphlets, discussion notes, etc., by writers other than Shaw; 1891-1948, n.d. Partly printed, duplicated, and typewritten. Partly German, and Italian.includes:ff. 1-15 ..., 1891-1948 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XVII (ff. 381). 1944-1945.includes:f. 1 Elsie Fogerty, Principal, The Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art: Letters, etc., to G. B. Shaw of Elsie Fogerty: 1936-1944: Partly signed and printed. f. 2 F. Murphy, engineer, of Wigan: Le..., 1944-1945 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1951-1952 British Library
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 147). 1. ff. 1-126v. Correspondence as above, including some letters from Joy Boughton and others; 1935-1969. 2. ff. 127-147. Letters from Stuart Fletcher to the B.B.C., news-paper editors, etc., chiefly concern..., 1930-1969 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1952-1953 British Library
creatorOf MS. Mus. 1605. Rutland Boughton: ‘The Moon Maiden’, music drama for soprano and alto solo, chorus of women’s voices and chamber orchestra; February 1919. Autograph vocal score in ink with annotations in pencil. A performance note on f. 1r reads ‘T... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1606. Rutland Boughton: Chamber music and choral music.ff. iv + 110. 380 x 295mm.1. ff. 1-18r. ‘The Moon Maiden’; February 1919. Autograph full score in ink with pencil annotations. (See MS Mus. 1605, the vocal score, for a description o..., 1919-1948 British Library
creatorOf GALLIARD COLLECTION. Vol. XLV. Gaston Borch, Rutland Boughton, York Bowen, Sir Ernest Bullock, Benjamin Burrows, Geoffrey Bush: orchestral and instrumental works; [1900]-1947. ff. 69. 370 x 270mm; 265 x 355mm. 1. ff. 1-19v. Borch: 'Suite Norvégienne'..., 1900-1947 British Library
creatorOf MSS Mus. 1601-1602. Rutland Boughton: ‘The Crystal Isle’, music drama for soloists, chorus and orchestra, libretto by John O. Hartes; [n.d.; between circa 1922 and 1932?]. Unpublished and possibly never performed. Not included among Boughton’s com..., 1917-1933 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1957-1958 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1604. Rutland Boughton: ‘Overture to Thomas Hardy’s The Queen of Cornwall set as a music-drama by Rutland Boughton’; 1925-1926. Autograph full score in ink with performance markings in pencil and crayon. The overture was added in 1926 to t..., 1925-1926 British Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. L (ff. 196). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-2. A. A.; 1926. Enclosing at f. 2v copy of "Bonus Latro" by R. L. Gales, in the hand of A. A.2. ff. 3-4. Arthur St John Adcock; 1925. Partly signed.3. ff. 5-5v. Grant Duff Dougla..., 1895-1936 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY SHAW PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 251). Miscellaneous correspondence of G. B. Shaw; 1905-1949, n.d. Partly autograph.Drama: Literary History: George Bernard Shaw, author: Correspondence and papers of George Bernard Shaw: 1888-1950, n.d.includ..., 1905-1949 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1949-1950 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
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 142). Correspondence, mostly letters from Rutland Boughton to Estelle and Stuart, separately or jointly; 1927-1934. Partly imperfect. Includes (ff. 108-134v) letters relating to the first production of 'The Lily ..., 1927-1934 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1956-1957 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence relating to the announcement in the press of proposals to publish correspondence of Bernard Shaw by Constable and Co. The announcement produced a large number of replies, those from well-known persons and those including the text of le..., 1951-1952 British Library
creatorOf LÉON GOOSSENS COLLECTION. Vol. vii. Rutland Boughton.ff. i+25. Largest size 372 x 272mm.1. ff. 1-14. 'Character Study' for piano, flute and oboe; n.d. Score and parts.2. ff. 15-19. 'Concerto for oboe & strings'; n.d. Oboe part only. Dedicated 'To Joy... British Library
creatorOf ELISABETH LUTYENS CORRESPONDENCE: letters written to the composer Elisabeth Lutyens; 1922-1973. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent. The writers include Ernest Ansermet, Sir Adrian Boult, Edward J. Dent (partly to Edwin Evans), John Ireland (par..., 1922-1973 British Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vols. XCVII-XCIX. Rutland Boughton; 1915-1960, n.d., 1915-1960 British Library
creatorOf E. RUTLAND BOUGHTON: ‘Songs of Womanhood’ (words, Christina Walshe), for voice and piano, op.33; April – July 1911. Autograph score in ink, with some pencil annotations. The third, fourth and fifth songs are written a tone higher than published. Add.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 246). A-H.includes:f. 2 Henry Ainley, Manager, St. James's Theatre: Letter to P. Pitt: 1930.ff. 4, 5 Effie Maria Albanesi, alias 'Effie Adelaide Rowlands': Letters to P. Pitt: 1911.f. 6b Max Aldenhoven: Letter to P. Pitt: 1913.: Ge... British Library
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON MANUSCRIPTS: vocal music with orchestral accompaniment; 1901-1915. Full scores. Autograph. Supplementing Add. 50960-51012. Presented by the Rutland Boughton Trust, May 1987. Paper. Four volumes., 1901-1915 British Library
creatorOf SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. I. Finale '4' (Allegro Alla Marcia) of the Symphony in A minor, op. 8; 1896. Autograph. Full score. According to an inscription by Frederick Kenyon on the title-page the manuscript was torn across by the comp..., 1896 British Library
creatorOf THE RUTLAND BOUGHTON MANUSCRIPTS Musical compositions of Rutland Boughton; 1895-1952. Mostly autograph. See M. Hurd, Immortal Hour, 1962; B.M.Q., xxviii, 1964, pp. 67-75. Presented by Arthur Rutland Boughton and Joy Boughton, son and daughter of the ..., 1895-1952 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 282. RUTLAND BOUGHTON (b.1878, d.1960): ‘Fly, Messenger, Fly’ and ‘Pro Patria’; [1901-7].ff. 77. 360 x 270mm.1. ff. 1-9. ‘Fly, Messenger, Fly’, song (words, Edward Carpenter) for voice and orchestra, op.24, no.3; [1906-7]. Full score. Autogra..., 1901-1907 British Library
referencedIn RUTLAND BOUGHTON PAPERS. Vol. I. The Immortal Hour. A drama in two acts, by 'Fiona Macleod' [ie. William Sharp], published T. W. Foulis: Edinburgh and London (1908). One of the limited printed edition of 500 copies, annotated in ink and pencil by Rut..., approximately 1912-1913 British Library
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON CORRESPONDENCE. Vol. II (ff. 89). Correspondence with George Bernard Shaw; 1908-1950. Partly signed. Includes (f. 63) one letter from Charlotte Frances, wife of Shaw, 1 July 1938. Supplements Add. MS. 50529, ff. 68-87b. See Bernard S..., 1908-1950 British Library
referencedIn Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams: Photographs, 1919-1937 British Library
creatorOf 'THE IMMORTAL HOUR'. Vol. II. Act II; dated ‘Nov-Dec. 1913' (f. 57). With Midir's song 'How beautiful they are' on an inserted bifolium (ff. 42-43) marked at the head 'pages of original piano score RB'. ff. i+57. 350 x 290mm.William Sharp, alias 'Fio... British Library
creatorOf STOPES PAPERS. Vol. L (ff. 208+133*). 1. ff. 1-46. Maurice Hewlett; 1909-1940. 2. ff. 47-113v. William Galloway Kyle; 1912-1957. 3. ff. 114-157. Rutland Boughton; 1913-1955. 4. ff. 158-208. H. G. Wells; 1915-1945.includes:ff. 1-21v, 23-32 Maurice H..., 1909-1957 British Library
creatorOf MSS Mus. 1532. Michael Hurd Papers: Letters acquired by Michael Hurd.1. ff. 1-59. Letters of composers, including a letter from Mendelssohn and related correspondence; 1842-1969, n.d.2. ff. 60-108. Letters to the conductor Kathleen Merritt; 1951-1..., 1842-1969 British Library
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn The Libretto Collection, 1850-1940 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf MSS Mus. 411-413. Alan Bush Collection. Vols lxxxvi-lxxxviii. ‘Communist Manifesto Centenary Pageant’, to a script by Montagu Slater, with music for military band and chorus; [1948]. The music for the pageant was organised by Bush, and included contr..., 1948 British Library
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associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Glastonbury Festival Players. corporateBody
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924. person
correspondedWith Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 person
associatedWith Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953. person
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Birth 1878-01-23

Death 1960-01-25





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