Shield, William, composer

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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
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 26). ROMAN ANTIQUITIES, viz. -i.-iii. Portions of bas-reliefs representing female figures in Græco-Roman archaistic style, probably tablets commemorative of choric victories. ff. 1-3. iv. Bas-relief in marble, half restored by the Rom..., approximately 1825-approximately 1827 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
referencedIn INSTRUMENTAL PARTS Of William Shield's " Rosina," copied by James Henry Mapleson for a revival at the English Opera House in 1832; preceded by a printed pianoforte score and a few voiceparts. Paper; ff. 148. Folio.William Shield, composer: "Rosina ":..., 19th century 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 1. " DIXIT DOMINUS," in score, by an anonymous composer, probably of the beginning of the xviiith century. f. 1. 2. " Pietà de me," trio by Franz Joseph Haydn, being the complete sets of parts copied by Haydn's amanuensis J. Radnitzky, and presented ..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf 1816-22.ff. 198. 98 x 160, 178 x 114mm.includes:ff. 13v-14 Domenico Dragonetti, double-bass player and composer: William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Copies of letters to Domenico Dragonetti from William Watts: 1816-44.f. 26 Catherine ..., 1816-1822 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 H. Elizabeth Billington, singer: anonymous verses inviting her to dinner; circa 1809-1818. Autograph draft. These are headed 'To Mrs Billington A Card.' and begin 'Know sweetest of the Syren race / I dreamt I dind in Francis Place'. The original r..., approximately 1809-1818 British Library
creatorOf THREE STRING TRIOS for violin, viola and violoncello, in the keys of G, F and A, by William Shield; early 19th cent. Three parts, removed from larger partbooks. Not included in Shield's Six Trios for Violin, Tenor and Violoncello, 1796. On f. 1 is a ... British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL, letters of literary men, actors, etc., addressed principally to Frederic Reynolds, the play-writer, and various members of his family; 1759-1839, viz. :-[George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron] Dover; Roehampton, 10 Oct. 1832. With seal..., 1759-1839 British Library
referencedIn 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
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXIV. 'Studies in Vocal Counterpoint'; 1845-1849. Some numbers are present in more than one setting. ff. iii+46. Overall size 310 x 244mm. Vincent Novello's binding of 1849, numbered 127b. 1. f. 1. Samuel Webbe the elder: 'St..., 1845-1849 British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. X (ff. 105). Letters and papers found loose in 52335-52342; 1803-1855, n.d. Includes (ff. 4-34) accounts, a plan, etc., of the King's Theatre, 1814-1824, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3b Henry Dance, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Corres..., 1803-1855 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Shield (William). Ode for the Year 1818; March 14, 1818. Autograph. To the words of Southey, and dedicated to George Prince Regent. Consisting of vocal numbers, recitative airs, etc.; with flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, h..., 1818 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 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
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
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 Foundation book, with signatures and addresses of members; 6 Feb. 1813. With annotations and additions to 1847. The members are numbered 1-59, but some of the later names in this series are inserted in pencil rather than signed, and the series has be..., 1813-1847 British Library
referencedIn FLAXMAN PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 419). Correspondence of Maria Denman, viz. (a) Letters from her, 1813-1853 and (f. 60) n.d. f. 1 ;-(b) Letters chiefly to her, 1807-1866 and. (f. 348) n.d. f. 81.Maria Denman: Correspondence of: 1807-1857.includes:f. 2 ..., 1807-1866 British Library
creatorOf WILLIAM SHIELD: 'Tear of Gratitude', song with keyboard accompaniment (words, James Hartley); 1787. Close score. Copy, in ink, both words and music apparently in the hand of Hartley. The dedication (f. 1v), signed by Hartley, describes the circumstan..., 1787 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Schumann – Sloper (ff. 249); 1819-1913, 1938-50, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Sir William Sterndale Bennett, composer: Clara Josephine Schumann, née Wieck; pianist and composer; wife of R Schumann: Emma Busby, musician: George Hogarth, ..., 1819-1950 British Library
creatorOf NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXIII. 'Studies in Vocal Counterpoint'; 1845. With two printed press cuttings relating to the publication of Volume 1 and a letter of 1846 from T. P. [Thomas Pickering?] (ff. vi-vii verso). ff. viii+26. 290 x 234mm. 1. f. 1v...., 1845 British Library
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 MISCELLANEOUS music, viz.: (a) Anthem by Maurice Greene. f 1;-(b) Part of Handel's "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day." f. 6;-(c) Songs by William Shield, Herbert Rodwell and Vincenzo Righini. ff. 21, 23 b, 25;-(d) Prelude and Fugue by J. S. Bach. f. 27;-(e)... British Library
referencedIn VOL. II.: Charles Macfarlane, f. 1. Edmond Malone, Jan. 23, 1799, f. 3. W. Matthews, Jan. 3, 1800, ff. 5, 6. J. C. Michell, July 3, 1827, f. 8. P. Moore, Apr. 7, 1820, f. 10. Hannah More, Jan. 23, 1798, f. 12. . . . Mortimer, Dec. 7, 1803, f. 14. W. ..., 1785-1828 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
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