Attwood, Thomas, composer and organist

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creatorOf (1-22.). ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Vocal and instrumental music; 19th century.[Paper].1. 10 ff. Cooke (Matthew): Where my sons Brittania said; 1803. Autograph. ‘Song for a Solo Bass and Chorus’; with pianoforte accompaniment (the bass is figured). Sign..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Ashe – Beckwith (ff. 254); 1816-1913, 1952-53, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Andrew Ashe, flautist and concert organiser: Honoria Ashe, singer: Letters concerning Honoria Ashe's first Londo..., 1816-1953 British Library
referencedIn Acts II & III].ff. i+172 243 x 315mm.includes:f. 193 Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer: Thomas Attwood, composer and organist: William Horsley, composer: Miss Dettmer, musician: Recommendation to become a female professional subscriber of the... British Library
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. X (ff. 17). Autograph music by Ludwig van Beethoven:-(1) Fragment (ff. 2-2b), 50 mm. × 295 mm., cut from the top of one leaf, containing miscellaneous sketches. On the recto are three bars in G marked 'Andante molto mote' an..., 1809 British Library
creatorOf THE ATTWOOD MANUSCRIPT. Exercises in theory and composition by Thomas Attwood (b.1765, d.1838) with autograph corrections by W. A. Mozart (K.506a); 1785-1787. Transcribed in Thomas Attwoods Theorie-und Kompositionsstudien bei Mozart, ed. E. Hertzmann..., 1785-1787 British Library
creatorOf R.M.21.c.26-31. ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Anon. A Miscellany; early 19th century. 18 short pieces of music for 3 clarinets, bassoon and 2 horns. Separate parts only. There is an extra fragment between nos. 13 and 14 in all the partbooks except the bass... British Library
referencedIn C. B. OLDMAN COLLECTION (PART 2). Vols. III-V. Correspondence and papers of Oldman relating to his work as co-editor of the Attwood Manuscript, K.506a (Attwood's musical composition exercises while studying with Mozart, now Add. 58437), for the Neue ..., 1924-1967 British Library
referencedIn Recommendations for associateship, with signatures of the applicants and those recommending; 1867-1902, n.d. With two recommendations for fellows, 1916, 1924 (ff. 180-1). All but one are entered on printed forms. Arranged alphabetically by name of pe..., 1867-1902 British Library
referencedIn MUSICAL autograph album of Eliza Wesley, containing short pieces, inscriptions and signatures of numerous composers, musicians, singers and others, English and foreign, written between 1836 and 1895. At the beginning are a few miscellaneous autograph..., 1836-1895 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Anon. [Music for Bassethorns I.]; early 19th century. A book of mainly anonymous music for bassethorns with various instruments, consisting of 2 divertimenti, followed by a numbered set of 85 short pieces. Separate parts only.... British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. XXI (ff. 66). Printed articles, etc., by William Ayrton; 1815-1858. Included are (ff. 1-34) copies of Gallery of Portraits, x (1833), li (1836), containing Ayrton's articles on Handel and Mozart; (ff. 36-53) proofs, etc., of obitu..., 1815-1858 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL, LETTERS Of musicians, arranged as in the preceding volume ; 16th-19th centt. The names of writers are given in the Index. Among them are:-Dr. Thomas Augustus Arne. Sir Henry Rowley Bishop. Dr. William Boyce. Orlando Gibbons. Henry Lawes. Ma..., 16th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn SMART PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 33I). Correspondence and papers, including programmes and accompts (partly printed), relating to royal concerts and ceremonials (1819-1866), and the annual Festival of the Sons of the Clergy (1832-1845).includes:f. 2 Edw..., 1819-1866 British Library
referencedIn VOL. 1. : John Adamson, Feb. 16, 1808, f. 1. John Adolphus, June 23, 25, 1805, f. 3. T. T. Allingham, ff. 7, 10. Thomas Attwood, Mar. 29, 1823, f. 9. Z. A., Oct. 5, 1825, f. 11. Joanna Baillie, Dec. 31, 1804, f. 12. J. Barnes, f. 13. James Bartleman,..., 1785-1828 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 338. British Library arrangement. A. Eleven letters from William Ewart Gladstone to Joseph Williams Blakesley, Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, and (1872) Dean of Lincoln, mainly concerning political a..., 1655-1983 British Library
creatorOf 1813-54.ff. 247 + 74a. 312 x 200mm.includes:ff. 1-3r, 7v-8r, 9v-11, 13-14r, 25v, 54, 88v-89r William Horsley, composer: Minutes of general meetings of the Philharmonic Society, approved by: 1813-1818.ff. 2v-3, 23v-24, 32, 43v-46, 49r Samuel Webbe..., 1813-1854 British Library
creatorOf MUSIC PUBLISHING: album of receipts, agreements and letters of musicians, chiefly relating to the firms John and Thomas Preston (John Preston & Son), and Coventry and Hollier; 1773-1863. Mostly receipts for copyright in musical compositions. The sign..., 1773-1863 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS by Eliza Wesley relating to English and foreign composers, musicians, singers and others, consisting of engraved portraits, photographs, newspaper-cuttings, and other printed matter, with a few original letters, etc. The names are all giv..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS of Eliza Wesley relating to Samuel Wesley her father, consisting of copies of letters, extracts from printed and other sources, etc. Included are the following original letters, etc:-1. Copies of six letters from S. Wesley to Mary Freeman... British Library
referencedIn Recommendations; 1815-46. All bearing the signatures of those making the recommendation, and most annotated with the dates on which the recommendations were read and with the result. Entered on printed forms from 1820 or 1821 onwards.ff. 218 + 169*. ..., 1815-1846 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1570. Jefte in Masfa: excerpts from the oratorio by François Hippolyte Barthélemon (b. 1741, d. 1808), for solo voices, chorus and piano, with words by Abbate Luigi Semplici; [circa 1827]. Proofs of the vocal score corrected by the composer..., approximately 1827 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION of vocal and instrumental pieces in score, commenced by Henry Male Dixon in 1759, and continued by John Stafford Smith. The principal pieces are anthems and services by John James, J. Beckwith, Dr. Arnold, -Guise, Dr. Ayrton..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Foundation book, with signatures and addresses of members; 6 Feb. 1813. With annotations and additions to 1847. The members are numbered 1-59, but some of the later names in this series are inserted in pencil rather than signed, and the series has be..., 1813-1847 British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I.Charles Wesley, musician; d.1834: Songs, anthems, etc.: 1779-1823.includes:f. 2 Charles Wesley, musician; d.1834: Letters to R. Glenn: circ. 1806, 1828. f. 5 Charles King, composer and organist: Service in F: 1822. f. 9 John Robinson, organi..., 1770-1835 British Library
creatorOf 1816-22.ff. 198. 98 x 160, 178 x 114mm.includes:ff. 13v-14 Domenico Dragonetti, double-bass player and composer: William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Copies of letters to Domenico Dragonetti from William Watts: 1816-44.f. 26 Catherine ..., 1816-1822 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CVII. Vocal and instrumental music; 1772-1843, n.d. Full, vocal, chorus or instrumental scores. Mostly autograph. ff. iii+106. 305 x 245mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 1[5]0. 1. ff. 2-10. Samuel Wesley: 'Ode f..., 1772-1847 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. II. Thomas Attwood: sacred vocal music; 1834, n.d. Full and vocal scores. Partly autograph, partly copies in the hand of Vincent Novello. ff. 17. Overall size 245 x 305mm. 1. ff. 1-15. 'Bow down thine Ear', anthem for treble ..., 1834 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. XCVI. Mostly sacred vocal music; after 1803 (watermark)-1843, n.d. Full, vocal or chorus scores, or instrumental parts. Partly autograph. Some copies in the hand of, and with accompaniments arranged by, Vincent Novello. ff. 7..., 1803-1862 British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XI. Chants for psalms at morning and evening prayer on thirty successive days; collected aft. 1840(watermark f. 10). Imperfect, by the excision of most of the last leaf (f. 33), which bears the remnants of pencil sketch... British Library
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