Hook, James

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referencedIn Newland/Zeuner Collection, circa 1735-circa 1900 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf DOVASTON MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS (SERIES II). Vol. III. Collection of songs, duets, glees, etc., together with a few keyboard pieces, mostly from published sources but including items composed by friends; compiled 1803-1813. The vocal music includes works ..., 1803-1813 British Library
referencedIn SONGS for Vauxhall; 1800-1803. The words by W. Upton, M. P. Andrew, and others; the music by James Hook. Full scores, in the handwriting of Hook. Paper. Oblong Quarto., 1800-1803 British Library
referencedIn Hodges Family Collection, circa 1790-circa 1909 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf MS Mus. 139. JAMES HOOK: ‘The Triumph of Hygeia, or the Effusions of Loyalty’; 1789. Finale for three sopranos, tenor, bass and orchestra, to words by Mr [Miles Peter] Andrews. Written for the Vauxhall Gardens, where Hook was composer and organist fr..., 1789 British Library
creatorOf WORDSWORTH MUSIC MANUSCRIPT: collection of vocal and instrumental music compiled by William Wordsworth, an amateur of music; circa 1771. Commenced? 21 Sept. 1771 (f. ii). Included are songs by Arne, Travers and Shield, the cantata 'The Hermit' by Jam..., approximately 1771 British Library
referencedIn 1. AUTOGRAPH COMPOSITIONS, or original sketches of compositions, by Muzio Clementi. The principal ones are two Pianoforte duets, the first of them " published in London in 1784 . . . tulit alter honores." There are also a Sonata for the Pianoforte, a..., 18th century-19th century 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 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 MISCELLANEOUS Music, vocal and instrumental, including:-a large number of Scottish, Irish, and other airs, with variations, minuets, etc., apparently for 1 or 2 flutes or clarinets (see f. 5) ; English songs, among which are an occasional ode " Hail ..., 1788 British Library
creatorOf DUETS BY STEPHEN STORACE AND JAMES HOOK, with indications of the accompaniment; bef. 1786-bef. 1796. Copies, early 19th cent.(1) 'Sweet little Barbara' from 'The Iron Chest' (f. 1) by Storace. First performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 12 Mar.... British Library
creatorOf DOVASTON MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS (SERIES II). Vol. II. Collection of harpsichord pieces, together with a few songs, mostly from published sources; late 18th cent. The contents include works by J. Garth, M. Coyle, V. Nicolai, G. F. Handel, J. Hook, W. Felto... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXIV (ff. 311). 21 Apr.-Dec. 1827.Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet; Second Secretary to the Admiralty: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1813-1845.includes:ff. 1, 3 Charles Badham, FRCP: Letters to Sir R. Peel: 1827.ff. 4, 13 Edmund Peel, MP: Co... British Library
referencedIn SONGS in full score, composed for Vauxhall by J. Hook; 1785-1798. Paper. Oblong Quarto. [Add. 19,647.], 1785-1798 British Library
creatorOf DROPMORE PAPERS (SERIES II). Vol. CXXIV. Music score 'Il Cavalier Sidney Smith, o sia la Gemma della Rinomata. Aria Tradotta dall' Inglese, con Musica del Sig. Hook'; 1799. Italian version of song by Dr Robert Houlton, with music by James Hook, 'Sir ..., 1799 British Library
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Prints, 1781-1818 (inclusive), 1781-1810 (bulk). Houghton Library
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associatedWith Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756? -1811? person
associatedWith Hodges family family
associatedWith Newland, William Augustine, 1813-1901 person
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