Brown, George Mackay

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creatorOf Peter Maxwell Davies: Music manuscripts, 1975-1990 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clx. Shorter works; 1974. For ‘Song for Jenny and her new baby’ (J126), see Add. 71384.ff. i+6. Largest size 275 x 370mm.1. ff. 1-3. ‘Black Furrow, Gray Furrow’ (J127), for voice, alto flute and marimba (words, George..., 1973-1975 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. lxxx-lxxxii. ‘Black Pentecost’ (J158), for mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra (words from Greenvoe by George Mackay Brown); 1979, n.d. Published Chester Music, 1983.Three volumes., 1979 British Library
referencedIn MS Mus. 286. SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES: sketches and draft scores of the ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ (J185), Brass Quintet (J180) and ‘Into the Labyrinth’, cantata for tenor and chamber orchestra (words from The Well by George Mackay Brown) (J194); 1981-2,..., 1981-1983 British Library
referencedIn Manuscripts of George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), 1949-1994 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clxxxiii. Shorter works; [1986]-1990.ff. 50. 370 x 265mm.1. ff. 1-9. ‘Sea Runes’ (J211), for unaccompanied chorus (words, George Mackay Brown); [1986]. Ink full score. Published Chester Music, 1989.2. ff. 10-16. ‘Six ..., 1986-1990 British Library
referencedIn English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-. Winterfold / Peter Maxwell Davies. Northwestern University
creatorOf Angus, David. David Morrison Scotia and Scotia Review Collection, 1970-1975. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Maxwell Davies Manuscripts. Vol. cliv. ‘L’homme armé’ (J75), for voice and chamber ensemble with electronic tape, and Songs (J87); [1968], n.d. Revised version of ‘Missa super L’homme armé’ (without tape) published Boosey & Hawkes, 1980.ff. 29. Va..., 1968 British Library
creatorOf Brown, George Mackay, 1921-. Lifeboat and other poems / by George Mackay Brown, with 11 letters from George Mackay Brown to Richard Gilbertson.
referencedIn Peter Maxwell Davies: Music manuscripts, 1956-1985 British Library
creatorOf Sydney Vale: vocal works, 1962-1983 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. liii, liv. ‘The Road to Colonus’, incidental music to play by George Mackay Brown; 1991, n.d.Two volumes., 1991 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clix. ‘Dark Angels’ (J120), for voice and guitar (words, George Mackay Brown, Fishermen with Ploughs); 1973. Drafts of nos. 1 and 2, in pencil (ff. 1-3); pencil score of no. 1 (ff. 4-9); score of nos. 2, 3, in ink on ..., 1973 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. li, lii. ‘Witch’, incidental music to play by George Mackay Brown; 1991, n.d.Two volumes., 1991 British Library
creatorOf Peter Maxwell Davies: Choral works, 2000 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clv. Shorter works; 1972.ff. ii+33. Various sizes.1. f. 1. Song (J103), for voice and guitar (words, no.1 of ‘The Sea: Four Elegies’, from Winterfold by George Mackay Brown); [1972?]. Pencil draft.2. ff. 2-8. ‘Fool’s ..., 1971-1973 British Library
referencedIn Peter Maxwell Davies Manuscripts, Part II, 1950-2006 British Library: Music Collections
creatorOf Brown, George Mackay. Loaves and fishes : poems : manuscript, 1954-1955 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006. Letter, 1995 October 16. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Peter Maxwell Davies: 'The Fall of the Leafe' and 'A Dance on the Hill', 2002-2004 British Library
referencedIn Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Manuscripts, [1942?]-1992 British Library: Music Collections
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. clxxiv, clxxv. ‘Westerlings’ (J146), for unaccompanied chorus (words, George Mackay Brown); [1977], n.d. A facsimile of Add. 71426 published Boosey & Hawkes, 1977. For sketches of ‘Norn Pater Noster’ (J147), an arran..., 1977 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. xviii. ‘The Martyrdom of St Magnus’ (J143), chamber opera (words, the composer after George Mackay Brown), for solo voices and instrumental ensemble; [1976]. Libretto, in pencil. Score published Boosey & Hawkes, 1977...., 1976 British Library
creatorOf Finlay, Ian Hamilton,. Ian Hamilton Finlay correspondence, 1962-1969. A-F. The Sage Colleges Libraries
creatorOf MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clxxiv. ‘Westerlings’. Sketches and drafts, in short, condensed and full score; n.d. With two copies of the words (ff. 3-4), the first a photocopy from a letter of George Mackay Brown, the second typewritten. Among th... British Library
creatorOf Brown, George Mackay. Letter, 1978 September 23, to Kenneth Cramer. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. clxxxi. Shorter works; 1984-1985.ff. 87. 425 x 280mm.1. ff. 1-6. ‘One Star at Last’ (J202) for unaccompanied chorus (words, George Mackay Brown, A Christmas Patchwork); dated Basel, Sept. 1984 (f. 6). Pencil score wit..., 1984-1985 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. clvii, clviii. ‘Fiddlers at the Wedding’ (J119), for mezzo-soprano and instrumental ensemble (words, George Mackay Brown, Fishermen with Ploughs); 1973-1974. Published Boosey & Hawkes, 1980.Two volumes., 1973-1974 British Library
referencedIn United States Military Academy. Class of 1890 photograph album, 1886-1893. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Additional poems, 1896-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Peter Maxwell Davies: 'The Three Kings', 1995 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. lxxxviii, lxxxix. ‘Into the Labyrinth’ (J194), cantata for tenor and chamber orchestra (words from The Well by George Mackay Brown); 1983. For sketches and drafts of various sections, see MS Mus. 286, ff. 101-112. Pu..., 1983 British Library
referencedIn MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. xix, xx. ‘The Well’ (J168A, formerly J91), incidental music, for speakers, voices and instrumental ensemble (words, George Mackay Brown); [after 1977, 1981], n.d.Two volumes., 1977-1981 British Library
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associatedWith Cramer, Kenneth Clarence, 1928- person
associatedWith Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934- person
associatedWith Davies, Sir, Peter Maxwell, b 1934 person
associatedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. person
associatedWith Parini, Jay. person
associatedWith United States Military Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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Death 1996-04-13

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