Beecham, Thomas

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Title: 2nd Baronet

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creatorOf Variations to Deed of Trust and register of members on incorporation under Articles of Association; 1915-28.ff. 15. Largest size, 380 x 240mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-10. Deeds of Appointment of new Trustees under the terms of the original trust deed of ..., 1915-1928 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
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Widor – Zucchelli, and anonymous (ff. 292); 1818-1912, 1938, n.d.includes:ff. 1-21, 28-29 Charles Marie Jean Albert Widor, organist, composer and conductor: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society..., 1818-1938 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1952-53 (ff. 233).includes:f. 1 Sir John Battista Barbirolli, conductor: Royal Philharmonic Society: Emmie M. Tillett, née Bass; of Ibbs and Tillett: Edith Warburton, assistant secretary, Hallé Concert So..., 1952-1953 British Library
referencedIn BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. l a. ‘A Letter from his Friends at Maida Vale’; 15 July 1950. Comprising letters, tributes, signatures, telegram and a photograph. Printed letter followed by numerous signatures.ff. 31. 272 x 218mm. Bound in black leath... British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; 1946-59. Includes drafts of the agreement between the Society and the Anglo-American Music Association.ff. 81. Various sizes.includes:f. 1 Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet; conductor: Arthur ..., 1946-1959 British Library
referencedIn W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan additional printed ephemera, 1815-2008. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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 Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1960 (ff. 147).includes:f. 1 Charles Edmund Rubbra, composer: Sylvia C. East, Hon. Secretary, The Henry Wood National Memorial Trust: Letter to Sylvia C. East from Charles Edmund Rubbra: 1960.f. 2 Sylvi..., 1960 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence concerning membership, etc.; 1907, 1914, 1924, 1933, 1947-50 (ff. 210).includes:f. 1 Charles Gardner, pianist and composer: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, composer: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: R..., 1907-1950 British Library
creatorOf JOHN AMIS CORRESPONDENCE: letters, principally from musicians but with some literary and other figures, to John Amis; 1942-1991, n.d. Correspondents include Sir Michael Tippett (25 letters), Luigi Nono (4), Dmitrii Shostakovich (2) and Dame Edith Sit..., 1942-1991 British Library
creatorOf HOLLANDER PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 210). General correspondence; 1880-1930, n.d. English, Dutch, French, and German. At the end of the volume are miscellaneous items, including photographs (ff. 205-210).includes:f. 1 Edward [Ullmann?], of Chicago: Lett..., 1880-1930 British Library
creatorOf Letters of Ralph, Adeline and Ursula Vaughan Williams, 1937-1958 British Library
referencedIn Solomon. Printed vocal score (Novello edition) used in the performance by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1951.Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet; conductor: George Frideric Handel, composer: Solomon, vocal score by George Frideric Handel, used by Sir Thomas Beec..., 1951 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1951 (ff. 197).includes:f. 1 Emmie M. Tillett, née Bass; of Ibbs and Tillett: Redvers Llewellyn, musician: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby fro..., 1951 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 246). A-H.includes:f. 2 Henry Ainley, Manager, St. James's Theatre: Letter to P. Pitt: 1930.ff. 4, 5 Effie Maria Albanesi, alias 'Effie Adelaide Rowlands': Letters to P. Pitt: 1911.f. 6b Max Aldenhoven: Letter to P. Pitt: 1913.: Ge... British Library
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1849, 1868, 1914-45 (ff. 215).includes:ff. 2-3 William Ward, 11th Baron Ward; 1st Earl of Dudley: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Stanley Luca..., 1849-1945 British Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf MS Mus. 1171. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. i. Accademia–Cockshott; 1929-1962, n.d.ff. 194. 295 x 260mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: Sammartino, of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia: Letter to Sir Aynsley Eu..., 1929-1962 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1949 (ff. 240).includes:ff. 1-2 Alan A. Dobson, poet: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby from Alan A. Dobson: 1949.f. 3 Ralph Vaughan Williams,..., 1949 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence concerning special concert series; 1950-56.ff. 202. largest size 330 x 240mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-37. Festival of Britain, 1951; 1950-52. With audited accounts for the whole series, and separate balance sheet for the concert of 7 June ..., 1950-1956 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1639. Vol. xiv. Adams-Olga Cohen.ff. 232. 300 x 260mmincludes:ff. 2-3r. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: F. P. Adams: Letter from F. P. Adams to Harriet Cohen: 1932.ff. 4-5r. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: Jacobo Maria del Pilar Carlos Manuel F... British Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. L (ff. 196). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-2. A. A.; 1926. Enclosing at f. 2v copy of "Bonus Latro" by R. L. Gales, in the hand of A. A.2. ff. 3-4. Arthur St John Adcock; 1925. Partly signed.3. ff. 5-5v. Grant Duff Dougla..., 1895-1936 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 934. O’Neill Papers. Vol. v. Letters to Yvonne Hudson née O’Neill; 1932-58. Arranged alphabetically, with unidentified correspondents at the end. With pages from her autograph album.ff. 147. 350 x 240mm.includes:f. 1 Yvonne Hudson, daugh..., 1932-1958 British Library
creatorOf Recommendations; 1898-1949. All entered on printed forms.ff. 192. 240 x 193mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-7. For membership; 1923-24, 1949, n.d.2. ff. 8-192. For associateship; 1898, 1902-11, 1916, 1919, 1923-25, 1938, 1943, n.d.includes:f. 1 Theodore Hol..., 1898-1949 British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Queen’s Hall – Riseley (ff. 250); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-7, 12 Robert Newman, manager of the New Queen's Hall Orchestra: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Francesco Berger..., 1820-1913 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1958-59 (ff. 256).includes:f. 1 Leslie Regan, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Frederick Woodhouse, singer: T. Frost, Education Officer, Borough of Barking: Letter to Leslie Regan from T. Frost rel...., 1958-1959 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1531. Michael Hurd Papers: Letters from correspondents Jacobson-Wordsworth and unknown correspondent; 1952-2001, n.d.ff. 95. 305 x 250mm.includes:f. 1. Michael Hurd, composer and author: Maurice Jacobson: Letter from Maurice Jacobson to M..., 1952-2001 British Library
referencedIn American Ballet Theatre records, 1936-ca. 1967 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
creatorOf ‘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 DELIUS LETTERS. Vol. III (ff. 100). Letters of Jelka Delius, etc.; 1913-1930. Includes (f. 63b) suggestions by Heseltine for the programme of the Delius Festival, June 1929.Jelka Helen Delius, née Rosen; wife of Frederick Delius: Letters, etc., to Ph..., 1913-1930 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 939. O’Neill Papers. Vol. x. Adine O’Neill’s autograph album; 1891-1938. Includes musical quotations. All identifiable names are included in the index to this catalogue.ff. 63. 209 x 145mm. Black leather binding with stamped initials and two ..., 1891-1938 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
referencedIn Royal correspondence; 1821-1976.ff. 227.Arranged in the following order: letters written on behalf of:—1. ff. 1-158. Sovereigns: Prince Leopold, later Leopold I of Belgium, Queen Adelaide, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, G..., 1821-1976 British Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XI (ff. 230). A-F. Including letters of Denis ApIvor, Michael Ayrton, Bela Bartok, Arnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Roy Campbell, Boris de Chrustchoff, Frederick and Jelka Delius, Norman Douglas, Jacob Epstein; 1916-1950, n.d. Partly..., 1916-1950 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1954-57 (ff. 167).includes:f. 1 Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, composer: Royal Philharmonic Society: Chappell and Co; music publishers: Card relative to the press tickets allocation for the Stravinsky conce..., 1954-1957 British Library
referencedIn History of Indiana University, 1968-1981 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
creatorOf MSS Mus. 1689-1691. Thomas Beecham: Autobiography, ‘A mingled chime’; circa 1941-1944. Manuscript drafts and annotated typescripts. Published in 1944. Purchased from Mullock’s, Ludlow, 8 May 2008 (lot 538).3 volumes., approximately 1941-1944 British Library
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON CORRESPONDENCE. Vol. I (ff. 186). A-Scott, including:-(a) Frederic Austin; 1915, 1924. Partly signed. F. 1 printed, in part, by Hurd, on p. 56. ff. 1-4;-(b) Granville Bantock; 1913-1946. Partly signed. F. 7 printed on pp. 43-4. ff...., 1913-1954 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1609. Rosenthal Correspondence. Vol. i (ff. 211). A -Bony.includes:f. 1 Harold David Rosenthal, writer on music: Licia Albanese, singer: Letter to Harold David Rosenthal from Licia Albanese: 1945: Typewritten, signed.ff. 2-3 Harold Davi... British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1946-48 (ff. 187).includes:f. 1 Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Prime Minister: Sergei Sergeevich Prokofiev, composer: Keith Douglas, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: J. N. Henderson, of the ..., 1946-1948 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1950 (ff. 153).includes:f. 1 Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet; conductor: Ernest John Moeran, composer: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby from Er..., 1950 British Library
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correspondedWith American Ballet Theatre corporateBody
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correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
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