Elvey, George J.

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English organist and composer.

From the description of Letter in the third person, dated : Bangor, 23 August 1842, from the Bishop of Bangor to Elvey, 1842 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566196

Epithet: organist and composer

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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
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. VII. (ff. 671). Apr. 1839-1840includes:f. 1 John Lafont, Rector of Hinxworth: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1834-1839. ff. 3, 153, 197, 217, 253, 623 Thomas Rodd, Bookseller: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1835-1849. f. 5 William Turbitt, Curate of Hal..., 1839-1840 British Library
referencedIn EDWARDS PAPERS. Vol. V. Miscellaneous letters, chiefly from musicians; 1876-1909. A few letters, etc., not addressed to F. G. Edwards, include one from Edward Lear, 1881 (f. 315), and two from John Liptrott Hatton to Mrs Ann Shepherd Bartholomew, 187..., 1835-1909 British Library
referencedIn Elvey family and Skeats family, c1815-1840 Senate House Library, University of London
creatorOf 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 Vol. CCCXLV (ff. 283). Mar. -May 1871.includes:f. 1 Sir Frederic William Burton, artist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1871-1893. f. 3 Freshfields; Messrs.; solicitors: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1840-1891. f. 5 Vernon Lushington, QC; Second... British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Letter, enclosing ‘Resurrection and Ascension’, 1839 Thanksgiving Te Deumincludes:f. i Sir George Job Elvey, organist and composer; d.1893: Major-General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby, GCB; private Secretary to Qu. Victoria: ..., 1839 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXXVI. George J. Elvey: 'The Resurrection and Ascension', an oratorio; 1838. Full score. Autograph (?) ff. 105. Overall size 240 x 285mm.Sir George Job Elvey, organist and composer; d.1893: Oratorio 'The Resurrection' by Sir ..., 1838 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers of Arthur Sullivan, W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, and related persons, 1834-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Elvey, George, Sir, 1816-1893. Letter in the third person, dated : Bangor, 23 August 1842, from the Bishop of Bangor to Elvey, 1842 Aug. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Dvořák – Eyre (ff. 239); 1819-1910, n.d.includes:f. 1 John Clapham, D Mus: Antonin Dvorák, composer: List of Dvorák's letters in possession of the Royal Philharmonic Society , with corrections and additions by John Clapham: circ..., 1819-1910 British Library
creatorOf Elvey, George J. Abstract of the doctrines contained in Flowers' "Essay on the construction of fugue with new rules for harmony" with many additions / [George Elvey]. Northwestern University
creatorOf Elvey, George J. [Correspondence, 1864-1898]. Northwestern University
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXXV. George J. Elvey: 'Gavotte à la mode Ancienne', orchestrated by H. J. Wood; n.d. Full score. In the hand of H. J. Wood. Orchestral parts of this version published London: Novello, 1897. ff. 8. 350 x 270mm.Sir George Job ... British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XIII. Hymn-tunes, single, double and triple chants, Kyries, etc., by Sir John Stainer, Robert Lucas de Pearsall and other composers, almost all English; 1831-1916, n.d. Autograph. Partly duplicated. Mostly in short scor..., 1831-1916 British Library
referencedIn SMART PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. I94). Correspondence, etc., of Sir George Thomas Smart, largely in connection with the Philharmonic Society (including some letters written to Lady Smart after her husband's death); 1790-1867, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3, 35, 47, 8..., 1790-1867 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Elvey (Sir George Job). The Rolling Year; May 24, 1850. Birthday cantata for Queen Victoria for solo voices, chorus and full orchestra, in score. With a separate extra copy of the words on a leaflet.Paper. ff. 51.Sir George Jo..., 1850 British Library
referencedIn Vol.II (ff. 213). 1. " D'Alembert 's Principles of Musical Composition," i.e. a free English translation (watermark 1798) of portions of Élémens de musique by Jean le Rond d'Alembert. f.12. " Anthems to be sung .... in the Cathedrall .... in Dublin 1..., 1685-1886 British Library
referencedIn Papers, 1776-1927 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn EDWARDS PAPERS. Vol. XIII (2). (ff. 39.) Miscellaneous letters, locks of hair, and photographs, mainly of eminent musicians, including:-(1) Fragment of a letter from Ludwig van Beethoven to Frau Nanette Streicher; n.d. Printed by A. C. Kalischer, Be... British Library
creatorOf THE WESTMINSTER ABBEY CHANT BOOK, edited by The Rev’d J. Troutbeck and J. F. Bridge, with annotations and letters relating to copyright inserted; 1893-1894. Printed Novello, 1894. A copy of the third edition (1894), heavily annotated by Troutbeck wit..., 1893-1894 British Library
referencedIn Hodges Family Collection, circa 1790-circa 1909 Music Division Library of Congress
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Stepney, Middlesex
Crystal Palace, Sydenham
Twickenham, Middlesex
Kinsale, Cork
Bakewell, Derbyshire
Islington, Middlesex
Harlington, Middlesex
Chiswick, Middlesex
Hanwell, Middlesex
London, England
Dublin, Ireland
Middlesex, England
London, England
Music theory


Birth 1816-03-27

Death 1893-12-09


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