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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’: Starr – Szczepanowski (ff. 241); 1819-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Henry R. Starr, viola player: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Postcard to William Hayman Cummings from Henry R. Starr: 1908.ff. 2-5 William Watts, Secretary, Philha..., 1819-1913 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 Symphony [no.1] in E flat, op. 20. Copy by J[oseph] J[ohn] H[arris]; 1824.ff. iii+196 228 x 290mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Joseph John Harris, music copyist: Symphony no.1 in E flat, op.20 by Louis Spohr, in the hand of Joseph John Harris: 1824: Copy., 1824 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Bedford – Bergson (ff. 252); 1823-1938, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Alberto Igenio Randegger, composer: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Herbert Bedford, composer and painter: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philhar..., 1823-1938 British Library
creatorOf Symphony no. 4 in F, ‘Die Weihe der Tone’. op. 86. Copy; n.d. (wm 1832).ff. ii+88 243 x 295mm.Louis Spohr, composer: William Goodwin, music copyist: 'Weihe der Töne, Characteristic Sinfonie', op.86 by Louis Spohr, probably in the hand of William Good... British Library
referencedIn " ZEMIRE E AZOR”. ff. 187. xixth cent.Louis Spohr, composer: Zemire e Azor : opera: 19th cent., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Symphony no. 6 in G, ‘Historical’, op. 116. [German] copy, signed by the composer; 1839.ff. ii+58 250 x 355mm.Louis Spohr, composer: 'Historical symphony', op.116 by Louis Spohr: 1839: Copy, signed by the composer., 1839 British Library
creatorOf Concertante no. 2 in A for two violins and orchestra in A, op. 48. Copy by William Goodwin; 1847.ff. ii+60 237 x 295mm.Louis Spohr, composer: William Goodwin, music copyist: Works for violin and orchestra by Louis Spohr, in the hand of William Goodwi..., 1847 British 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 Overture Faust. Copy by J[oseph] J[ohn] H[arris]; 1824.ff. ii+22 230 x 290mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Joseph John Harris, music copyist: Overtures to operas by Louis Spohr, in the hand of Joseph John Harris: 1826, 1824, n.d.: Copies., 1824 British Library
creatorOf Overture Pietro von Abano. Copy by W[illiam] Goodwin; 1829.ff. ii+20 245 x 295mm.Louis Spohr, composer: William Goodwin, music copyist: Overture to the opera 'Pietro von Abano' by Louis Spohr, in the hand of William Goodwin: 1829: Copy., 1829 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of letters, receipts, autographs, etc., of musicians, artists, actors, and others, comprising, besides others included in the index, the following:-1. Renunciation by Haydn of rights in the first six "Salomon" overtures, or symphonies; 13..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS Original letters, etc., chiefly of foreign musical composers; 1788-1872. 1.Josephus Haydn to [-Artaria?]; Esterhaz, 17 Aug. 1788. Germ. f. 1. 2. [Johann Christoph Friedrich von] Sch[iller] to [Karl Theodor Körner]; Weimar, 5 July, 1802..., 1788-1872 British Library
referencedIn " FAUST: Romantische Oper in zwei Aufzugen," by Ludwig Spohr. In full score. Two volumes. Paper; ff. 214, 207. xixth cent. Obl. Folio., 19th century British Library
referencedIn " JESSONDA," opera in 3 Acts, in full score, with the German text, by Louis Spohr. Three volumes. Paper; ff. 183, 213, 134. xixth cent, Formerly belonged to John and William Hawes. Obl. Folio., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Concerto for violin and orchestra no. 7 in E, op.38. Copy; n.d.ff. ii+71 350 x 265mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Concerto for violino and orchestra no.7 by Louis Spohr: n.d.: Copy. British Library
creatorOf Symphony no. 8 in G, op. 137. [German] copy; n.d.ff. i+64 263 x 330mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Symphony no.8 in G op.137 by Louis Spohr: n.d.: Copy. British Library
creatorOf Overture Der Berggeist, op. 73. Copy by J[oseph] J[ohn] H[arris]; 1826.ff. ii+24 232 x 325mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Joseph John Harris, music copyist: Overtures to operas by Louis Spohr, in the hand of Joseph John Harris: 1826, 1824, n.d.: Copies., 1826 British Library
creatorOf Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Three-part canon ‘Kurz ist der Schmerz’ (words Friedrich von Schiller, from Die Jungfrau von Orleans), WoO 166; 1815. Autograph. Written in ink on the recto of a single leaf; staves drawn freehand by Beethoven. The m..., 1815 British Library
referencedIn PSALM CXXVIII., after the version of Charles Bayles Broadley, set for soli and chorus with full orchestra, by Ludwig Spohr: "Instrumentirt in Sept. 1842." In score. Autograph. Paper; ff. 12. Oblong Folio.Louis Spohr, composer: cxxviiith psalm set to ..., 1842 British Library
referencedIn ‘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
creatorOf Grand Concert] Overture in F, WoO 1; n.d. [1819]. Autograph. ff. iii+29 320 x 240mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Grand concert overture in F by Louis Spohr: [1819]: Autogr., 1819 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Mason – Meyerbeer (ff. 249); 1822-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-5 Gwendolen Mason, harpist: Letters from Gwendolen Mason: 1908-1909.ff. 6-7 Gwendolen Mason, harpist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Postcards to William Hayman Cummi..., 1822-1913 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
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CX. Vocal and instrumental music; after 1811 (watermark)-1847, n.d. Chorus, vocal, close or instrumental scores. Mostly autograph. ff. iii+102. 305 x 240mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 149. 1. ff. 2-3v. Willia..., 1811-1847 British Library
referencedIn MADRIGALS and part-,songs by John Morley, Gerolamo Converso, Jeremiah Saville, John Wilbye, Thomas Linley, Luca Marenzio, John Danby, Samuel Webbe [senior], Lord Mornington, Rev. R. J. S. Stevens, Thomas Ford, Giovanni dalla Croce, Jonathan Battishil..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS; 1697-1901, n.d. Apparently a collection of autographs. Includes correspondence of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool (ff. 38-141 passim). All correspondents are indexed. Formerly owned by Mr Norman Norris of Brighton. Presented by the N..., 1697-1901 British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 220, 221 Faust, opera in two acts, WoO 51 (text, Joseph Carl Bernard). [German] copy; n.d. Copied in two different hands. Some individual number headings indicate a division into four acts. In two vols., as follows:- British Library
creatorOf Symphony no. 3 in C minor, op. 78. Copy; n.d. (wm 1828). Coverff. i+84 243 x 295mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Symphony no.3 in C minor, op.78 by Louis Spohr: n.d. [wm 1828]: Copy. British Library
creatorOf Concerto for violin and orchestra no 11 in G, op. 70. Copy by W. Goodwin; 1846.ff. ii+74 300 x 230mm.Louis Spohr, composer: William Goodwin, music copyist: Works for violin and orchestra by Louis Spohr, in the hand of William Goodwin: 1846, 1847: Cop..., 1846 British 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
referencedIn FAUST, 19th century British Library
creatorOf ‘Liebe ist die zarte Blüthe’, from Faust: ornamentation for the vocal line of the final section. Copy; n.d. Headed ‘Fermat zum Schluss der Arie aus Faust von Spohr "Liebe ist die zarte Blüthe"’. Six bars of vocal line with piano reduction of the acco... British Library
creatorOf Orchestral works65113. WALTER LEIGH COLLECTION. Vol. IX (ff. 83). Orchestral works; 1936, n.d. 1. ff. 1-63v. 'Pastoral Suite', for chamber orchestra; 1936. Full score (ff. 1-50) and sketches (ff. 55-63v). Largest size 360 x 265mm. 2. ff. 64-74v. 'Sel..., 1936 British Library
creatorOf Original letters: supplementary volume.ff. 265.1. ff. 1-15. Correspondence of William Watts (secretary of the Philharmonic Society 1815-47); 1816-26, n.d. Included are letters from J. H. Griesbach, Henry Smart and Thomas Lindsay Willman. With a lette..., 1816-1976 British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 228, 229 Zemire und Azor, opera in two acts, WoO 52 (text, Johann Jacob Ihlée). [German] copy; n.d. Written in three different hands. In two vols., as follows:- British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 226, 227 Pietro von Abano, opera in two acts, WoO 56 (text, Karl Pfeiffer). [German] copy; n.d. In two different hands, each copying an entire act. Stage directions and some spoken dialogue cues are given throughout. In two volumes, as follow... British Library
referencedIn ‘Jubel-Ouverture’. [German] copy; n.d. [1818 or 1819]. With autograph title-page with inscription to Spohr.ff. iii+20 236 x 310mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Baron Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber,; composer: 'Jubal-Ouverture', op.59 by Baron Carl Mar..., 1818-1819 British Library
creatorOf ‘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
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters of musical composers and others; 1778-1861:-1. [Karl Philipp Emanuel] Bach to -; Hamburg, 3 Jan. 1778. Germ. f. 1. 2. [Joseph] Rouget de Lisle to [? Mare François] Guillois; 24 Mar. 1820. Fr. f. 2. 3. L[uigi] Cherubini to the Baron..., 1778-1861 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Cabel – Clinton (ff. 216); 1815-1913, 1953, n.d.includes:f. 1 Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Marie-Josèphe Cabel, née Dreulette; singer: Letter to [S. Lucas] from Marie-Josèphe Cabel: circa 1870: Fr.f. 2 Stanl..., 1815-1953 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
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 Overture Jessonda. Copy; n.d (wm 1822; endpaper wm 1827).ff. ii+29 228 x 288mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Joseph John Harris, music copyist: Overtures to operas by Louis Spohr, in the hand of Joseph John Harris: 1826, 1824, n.d.: Copies. British Library
creatorOf Receipts (signed) mainly from performers, some entered on printed forms; 1815, 1830-80, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order. Receipts for 1912-13 have been incorporated into the alphabetical series of ‘Original Letters’ in RPS MSS 333-368.ff. 405. Va..., 1815-1880 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters, etc., of musical composers and singers; 1780-1858:-1. Song, " Idens Nachtgesang," by Franz Schubert; 7 July, 1815. f. 2. 2. Lines, " Klopstock," by Johann Heinrich Rolle, director of music at Magdeburg; 20 Aug. 1780. Germ. f. 3. 3...., 1780-1858 British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 214-216 Der Alchymist, romantic opera in three acts (text, Karl Pfeiffer), WoO 57. [German] copy; n.d. Copied in four different hands, Acts I and II each in a separate single hand, Act III the work of two further copyists. In three volumes, a... British Library
referencedIn " ZEMIRE E AZOR”. ff. 287. xixth cent.Louis Spohr, composer: Zemire e Azor : opera: 19th cent., 19th century British Library
referencedIn MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS, 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn 1. "TE DEUM," in full score, by Dr. William Boyce. Autograph. f. 1. 2. Cantatas, with a figured bass, by Nicolo Antonio Porpora. f. 37. 3. "Sonate da camera per cimbalo," by Abbate Pietro Crispi. f. 69. 4. Eight sonatas for the harpsichord, by Johann..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 223-225 Jessonda, grand opera in three acts (text Eduard Gehe), WoO 53. [German] copy; n.d. Copied in four different hands, acts I and II each in a separate single hand. In three volumes, as follows:- British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXII. Vocal and instrumental arrangements; 1842-1847, n.d. Mostly in the hand of Vincent Novello, some with engraver's markings in pencil. ff. iv+113. Overall size 305 x 245mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1847, numbered 148a..., 1842-1847 British Library
creatorOf JOHN WEIPPERT: waltzes and quadrilles for piano; circa 1835. Written on pink, green and yellow paper with embossed borders and bound with several printed items by Weippert and others. Contents:— ‘Weippert’s Waltz’s’ (a set of three) (ff. 1-4); – ‘Wei..., approximately 1835 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
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Instrumental Music (Second Series), Vol. X. In score.ff. 75.1. ff. 1-6. Billema (Charles): March dedicated to Her Majesty the Queen, 1889. Arranged for military band by Meynard.2. ff. 7-12. Cusins (Sir William George): Duo for..., 1843-1889 British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 217-219 Der Berggeist, opera in three acts, WoO 54 (text Georg Döring). [German] copy; n.d. In three different hands, each copying an entire act. Detailed stage directions and metronome markings are given throughout. In three volumes, as foll... British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. XCIV. Sarti -Wolf, with unattributed works; after 1802 (watermark)-1841, n.d. ff. 77. Overall size 245 x 305mm. 1. ff. 1-1v. [Giuseppe?] Sarti: 'Christe eleison', for SATB; n.d. Chorus score. Presumably copy. 2. ff. 2-9. Jos..., 1802-1841 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Nüske (J.A.). The Nüske-Aniad; 19th century. ‘A collection of vocal melodies, consisting of celebrated airs by the leading foreign and English musicians; the works of each supplying one song: adapted to the guitar, with, relat..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CIX. Vocal music; after 1819 (watermark)-1849, n.d. Vocal, chorus or full scores. Partly printed, partly in the hand of Vincent Novello. ff. ii+119. Overall size 310 x 240mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1849, numbered 199. 1..., 1819-1849 British Library
referencedIn Meyerstein Bequest. Vol. XXI., 1772-1853 British Library
creatorOf Symphony no. 2 in D minor, op. 49. Copy [by William Goodwin]; 1846.ff. i+81 238 x 295mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Royal Philharmonic Society: William Goodwin, music copyist: Symphony no.2 in D minor, op.49 by Louis Spohr, 'composed for and dedicated to ..., 1846 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. J. F. Barnett (signature, f.2), ff. 1-5b; H. Bedford (signature, f. 6), ff. 6-11; J. Benedict, ff. 12-15b; G. F. Handel, ff. 17-24; B. Marcello, ff. 25-30b; P. Mazzoni (signature, f. 39), ff. 31-39; A. L. Niedermeyer, ff. 40-45; G. Oberhof... British Library
referencedIn 1. MOTETS for one or two voices, with accompaniment for strings in score by Giacomo Battistini, op. 2. ff. 2, 7, 12, 15. 2. Anthem and chants, in score, by William Walond, organist of Chichester Cathedral. Autograph. Followed by an Anthem in his band..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf RPS MSS 230, 231 Der Zweikampf mit der Geliebten, opera in three acts (words Johann Friedrich Schink), WoO 50.. [German] copy; n.d. The work of a single copyist. In two volumes, as follows:- British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Gui – Hayward (ff. 253); 1824-1913, 1952, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 9 Vittorio Gui, conductor and composer: David Ritson Smith, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letters to Vittorio Gui from David Ritson Smith: 1952: Drafts.ff. 2..., 1824-1952 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. LXV. Selections published in Books1-3. ff. 18. 305 x 245mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Selections from 'Faust', arranged by V. Novello: n.d.Louis Spohr, composer: Vocal music by Louis Spohr: [1831?]-1841, n.d: Partly copies. Partl... British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. LXVI. Selections published in Books 3 and 4. ff. 30. Overall size 250 x 310mm.Louis Spohr, composer: Selections from 'Faust', arranged by V. Novello: n.d.Louis Spohr, composer: Vocal music by Louis Spohr: [1831?]-1841, n.d: P... British Library
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