Crotch, William, composer and organist

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referencedIn SELECTION from the musical remains of Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Mus.Doc. (b. 1810-d. 1876), coisisting mainly of sketches; of his compositions arranged as follows:-(a) Anthems. f. 1;-(b) Chants. f. 37;-(c) Hymns. f. 38;-(d) Masses. f. 44;-(e) Servic..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Cox – Cusins (ff. 241); 1813-1910, n.d.includes:f. 1 Garnet Wolseley Cox, composer: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Francesco Berger from Garnet Wolseley Cox: 1903.f. 2 J. Ber..., 1813-1910 British Library
referencedIn CANONS, catches, and glees, by John Travers, Samuel Webbe, (father and son), Joseph William Holder, John Wall Calcott, John Davy, William Horsley, William Crotch, William Hawes, and James Elliott. Principally autograph. At the end, f. 72, is an "Ode ..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn A DICTIONARY of Musicians, by John Wall Callcott, containing A to PA. Imperfect; wanting several leaves. With pencil notes by [William] Horsley and Dr. [William] Crotch. Paper. Quarto.William Horsley, composer: Notes to Callcott's Dictionary of Music..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf DOVASTON MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS (SERIES II). Vol. IV. Collection of songs, duets, glees, etc., together with a few keyboard pieces or arrangements, mostly from published sources; compiled 1805, 1815-1824. The vocal music includes works by R. J. Stevens, D..., 1805-1824 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 MS Mus. 1592. Letters of composers: A collection of letters of British composers, performers, promoters and publishers; 1825-1929; n.d. All names are in the index to this catalogue. Includes letters relating to Sacred Harmonic Society performances, f..., 1825-1929 British Library
creatorOf 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
referencedIn WORDSWORTH PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 285). Viz.:-(1) List of early letters of Priscilla Lloyd to her father Charles Lloyd, banker, of Birmingham, with occasional extracts; 28 Feb. 1792-28 Aug. 1804. She married, 6 Oct. 1804, the Rev. Christopher Wordswo..., 1792-1871 British Library
referencedIn Music, viz.:-(a) Miserere à 9, by Pergolesi. Apparently autograph. f. 1;-(b) "Già la morte in manto nero": aria, with instrumental accompaniment, by G. Scolari. f. 26;-(c) Orchestral fragment, etc., said to be "Original von Mozart." f. 42;-(d) Canon..., 19th century British Library
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 MADRIGALS and motets, duets and trios, in score (partly with figured bass) by the following composers:Vincenzo Ruffo, f. 38. Giacches de Wert, f. 40. Marenzio, f. 36. Carissimi, ff. 8 b, 59 b-70 b. 74 b, 76. Bonifazio Graziani, f. 74. Salvator Rosa, ..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn "PROPTER Sion," a sacred cantata; 8 Mar. 1800. Full score; with pencil corrections by William Crotch, Mus. Doe. At the beginning is a "testamur" from Charles Burney, S[amuel] Arnold, Edmund Aynton, and others, 17 June, 1800, of J. W. Callcott's stand... British Library
referencedIn ESSAYS on musical subjects, by John Wall Calcott, viz.:-" On Musical Literature," f. 4;-"On Musical Manuscripts," f. 108;-"On the Catch Club," f. 148;-"On the Life and Writings of Franchinus Gafurius," f. 172;-"Thoughts on the Musical Terms .used by..., 1801-1804 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
creatorOf MS Mus. 1570. Jefte in Masfa: excerpts from the oratorio by François Hippolyte Barthélemon (b. 1741, d. 1808), for solo voices, chorus and piano, with words by Abbate Luigi Semplici; [circa 1827]. Proofs of the vocal score corrected by the composer..., approximately 1827 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 CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XII. 'A Course of Anthems, Introits, Hymns at the Offertory and after Evening Service throughout the Year', partly by named composers; compiled aft. 1866 (f. 99). Imperfect, by the excision of pp. 71-74, 131 in the orig... British Library
creatorOf WILLIAM CROTCH: proposed amendment of 'Non nobis Domine', a solution based on an altered version of the canon often attributed to William Byrd; 1829. Autograph score in ink. Followed on the same page by a note, 16 Jan. 1829, from Crotch to [George Co..., 1829 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
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. IV A (ff. ii+200). Letters, etc., 'From Composers, Performrs and other Musical Characters'; 1802-1847, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Robert Nicolas Charles Bochsa, composer and harpist: Correspondence: 1822.ff. 3-5b John Wall Callcott,..., 1802-1847 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 "ARTASERSE": musical drama, in full score, by Johann Adolph Hasse; 1730. Paper; ff. 184. XVIIIth cent. Belonged to Dr. William Crotch in 1811. Obl. Folio., 18th century British Library
creatorOf CHURCH HOUSE MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. XI. Chants for psalms at morning and evening prayer on thirty successive days; collected aft. 1840(watermark f. 10). Imperfect, by the excision of most of the last leaf (f. 33), which bears the remnants of pencil sketch... British Library
referencedIn MUSICAL compositions of William Crotch, Mus. Doe., in full score. Nine volumes., 1786-1834 British Library
referencedIn 1. "Sonata per cembalo," by Francesco Geminiani. Autograph. f. 1. 2. Twenty-one short pieces for the harpsichord, by Alessandro Scarlatti. Given by Dr. Benjamin Cooke to his brother John in 1740, as appears by a letter of the former at the end of the..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn LECTURES and essays by John Wall Calrcott, viz.:-"On the Octave;" 22 Dec. 1798, f. 3;-"Critical Examination of the Musical Theory of Kimberger," f. 67;-"Essay on the Diminished Triad in Music B D F,"with an appendix on Dr. [Benjamin] Cooke's opinion;..., 1797-1801 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Julian Marshall: Catalogue of the printed editions of Handel’s works (excluding Händel-Gesellschaft publications); 19th century. In the hand of Julian Marshall. With a few printed leaves inserted, and an appendix of remarks fo..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf "KYRIE" and "Gloria," from a mass in F, in full score. Paper; ff. 101. xviiith cent. Formerly belonged to Dr. William Crotch, who has prefixed a notice of the composer. Folio.Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, composer: Church music: 18th, 19th centt.inclu..., 18th century 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 1. ONE of the vocal and one of the instrumental parts of a sacred composition for three or more voices, set to Latin words (Job vii. 16, sqq.), apparently by a French composer of the 18th cent. f. 1. 2. Violin sonata, op. 16, by Felice Giardini, used..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn "PALESTINE," oratorio by Dr. William Crotch: additional drum and organ parts composed for a revival of the work about 1830. Autograph. Cf. Add. MSS. 30390, 30391. Paper; ff. 24. Quarto. Belonged to Mrs. Bullachy, of Headington, near Oxford, and after..., approximately 1830 British Library
referencedIn DOVASTON MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. VI. Collection of over 1200 national and other melodies, formed by J. F. M. Dovaston and transcribed by him in a numbered sequence under the title 'My Aviary'; 1800-1841. In the majority of pieces the melodic line onl..., 1800-1841 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
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