Neate, Charles, 1784-1877,

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Epithet: composer and pianist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x00012f

English pianist and cellist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 22 May [n.y.], to Mrs. Boyle, [n.y.] May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582847

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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 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonata pour le piano et le vio[lo]ncelle : composée et dediée à son [corrected from "mon"] ami Mr. Charles Neate / par Louis van Beethoven : manuscript, [ca. 1815] Houghton Library
creatorOf 1822-37.ff. 176. 220 x 184mm.includes:ff. 1, 10v, 11r, 13 Henry Smart, violinist: Minutes of meetings of the Directors of the Philharmonic Society, signed by: 1821-23.f. 1 et seq William Dance, pianist and violinist: Minutes of meetings of the Di..., 1822-1837 British Library
referencedIn Wesley Bequest, 18th century-19th century British Library: Music Collections
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 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 ‘Original letters’: Patey – Pyne (ff. 256); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Janet Patey, née Whytock; contralto: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: John George Patey, singer: Letters to Stanley Lucas from John George Patey rel. to Jane..., 1819-1913 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Laporte – Loder (ff. 251); 1818-1913,n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to William Watts from Pierre François Laporte: 1830, 1836.ff. 5-6 ..., 1818-1913 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 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 1847-57. With a list of ‘Candidates for Situations in the Orchestra’, 1847-57, giving name, instrument and, in some cases, address (ff. 173v-175r).ff. 175. 226 x 187mm.includes:f. 2v et seq Charles Lucas, conductor and cellist: Minutes of meetings ..., 1847-1857 British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1850-58.ff. 179. 225 x 184mm.includes:ff. 2, 10, 34, 54, 56, 60v, 75r, 75v, 77, 95, 96, 97 Sir Michael Costa, composer: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Sir Michael Costa from Georg..., 1850-1858 British Library
referencedIn ‘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 Miscellaneous photographs; 1857-72, n.d.ff. 29. Various sizes.1. ff. 1-8. Relating to Beethoven: bust, skull, medal and plaque; n.d.2. ff. 9-10. Dr Gerhard von Breuning; 1857.3. ff. 11-12. Karl Holz; 1858.4. f. 13. Paul Friedrich Walther; 1860.5. f. ..., 1857-1872 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Moul – Novello (ff. 259); 1828-1913, 1921, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 3 Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas, composer: Alfred Moul, agent, Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs, et Editeurs de Musique: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Sec..., 1828-1921 British Library
referencedIn Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Florence, 26 June 1831, and Leipzig, 1 March 1839, to Sir George Smart in London, 1831 June 26 and 1839 Mar. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Tabb – Vert (ff. 269); 1821-1913, 1950-53, n.d.includes:f. 1 Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb, cellist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Letter to William Hayman Cummings from Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb: circa 1908.f. 2 ..., 1821-1953 British Library
creatorOf MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. IX (ff. ii+120). Concerto, op. 61, for violin or piano by Ludwig van Beethoven, in score; bef. Aug. 1808. Copy, with autograph annotations by the composer relating to expression marks, accidentals, etc., in pencil and red cra... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1220. 19th and 20th century letters and music.ff. 28. Largest size 310 x 270mm.A. Letter from the pianist and composer Muzio Clementi to William Watts, Secretary (from 1815 to 1847) of the Philharmonic Society; 17 February 1816. Italian. Pur..., 1816-1928 British Library
referencedIn Overture ‘Die Weihe des Hauses’, op. 124. Copy [by Wenzel Rampl and an unknown copyist], with autograph annotations; 1822.ff. ii+37 230 x 290mm.Sir George Thomas Smart, musician: Ludwig van Beethoven, composer: Wenzel Rampl, music copyist: Charles Ne..., 1822 British Library
creatorOf Neate, Charles, 1784-1877. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 22 May [n.y.], to Mrs. Boyle, [n.y.] May 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Letter book; 1846-49. In the hand of William Watts, 1846-47, and of George William Budd, 1847-49.ff. 115. 222 x 185mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Michael Costa, composer: William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Copy of a letter to Sir Michael Costa f..., 1846-1849 British Library
creatorOf Album of photographs recording the receipt of the gift of Schaller’s bust of Beethoven by the Philharmonic Society; 1871.ff. i + 5. 276 x 220mm. Album lettered on the upper cover ‘Beethoven / Philharmonic Society. / 1871’.1. f. 1v. Signatures of five..., 1871 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence concerning the library and archives; 1914-15, 1923-62.ff. 258. Various sizes.includes:f. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven, composer: Stanley Hawley, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Arthur T. Cummings, hon. solicitor, Philharmonic Societ..., 1914-1962 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
referencedIn ALS, from Fréd. Kalkbrenner, London, to Ignace Moscheles, 1824, Apr. 26 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, to Mr. [Charles] Neate, chez Mr. Stodart in London, 1816 May 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Letters of three famous musicians of the 19th century, 1825-1845. Cornell University 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
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
creatorOf Miscellaneous official papers; 1813-1925.ff. 152. Various sizes.As follows:—1. ff. 1-55. Correspondence, notes, etc., chiefly relating to resolutions, hire of rooms, tickets, accounts, investments, the library; 1813-1925, n.d.2. ff. 56-75. Notes rela..., 1813-1925 British Library
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associatedWith Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. person
associatedWith Boyle, Mrs, person
associatedWith Croff. person
associatedWith Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm Michael, 1785-1849 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. person
associatedWith Neate, Mrs. person
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Birth 1784

Death 1877

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