Shield, William, 1748-1829

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British theatre composer.

From the description of Hope & Love / A Cavatina. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569533

Epithet: Rear-Admiral

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000389

English composer.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] Oct. 23 1809 and [n.p.] Apr. 22 1816, to James Perry, 1809 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669799

From the description of Autograph letter (the signature has been cut away), dated : "Criel pres de Chantilly chez le Citoyen P. Rielly, Florial [sic] 27, 4 year [i.e. May 16 1796]," to an unidentified recipient, 1796 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669808

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] May 5 1824 and 24 December 1827, to Alf[red] Pettet in Norwich, 1824 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669803

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London] June 1 1826, to unidentified recipients, 1826 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669812

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creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Abroad and at home ballad opera collection, 1797. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824. The flitch of bacon ballad opera collection, 1778. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Peabody, Augustus,. Polyphonic vocal music : manuscript, 1818. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf American Music Research Center. Rosina ballad opera collection, 1783-1790. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Light as thistledown [music] / Wm. Shield. Libraries Australia
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Love in a camp ballad opera collection, 1786. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Commonplace book containing marine watercolors, songs and poems, [ca. 1810-1820]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Selection from Haydn's Seasons. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. The highland reel ballad opera collection, 1788-1789. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786. Henry : manuscript, [ca. 1795?]. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Ashley, Charles, 1770-1818. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London, n.d.], to William Shield, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Autograph letter (the signature has been cut away), dated : "Criel pres de Chantilly chez le Citoyen P. Rielly, Florial [sic] 27, 4 year [i.e. May 16 1796]," to an unidentified recipient, 1796 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Lord Mayor's day, or, A flight from Lapland [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Pindar, Peter, 1738-1819. Autograph letter signed with initials : [London], to William Shield, "Thursday evening." Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 335). 18 Nov. 1830-1 Mar. 1832.includes:ff. 1-3b, 90-92b, 114-116b William IV of England: Memoranda by Sir T. B. Martin of conversations with: 1830-1833.ff. 4-239 passim Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin: Correspondence ... British Library
creatorOf Peabody, Augustus,. Polyphonic vocal music : manuscript, [ca. 1820] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Rosina : opera excerpts, 1815. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. The Italian villagers [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn MARTIN PAPERS. Vol. XLIV. Letters and papers of Sir Thomas Byam Martin as head of the English commission for the distribution of ships at Antwerp under Article 15 of the Treaty of Paris, including (ff. 10-34, 182-190) letters and papers relating to M... British Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. The lad o' the hills, or, The Wicklow gold mine [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Tune from the Highland reel. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. Memoirs, 1805 - 1811. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lough, Edward. Vocal compositions : manuscript, 1804. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Albi Rosenthal collection of letters between composers and music publishers, 1704-1966. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Vol. LII (ff. 255). 1 Jan. 1827-31 Dec. 1828, with added papers of other dates.includes:f. 183 Oliver Lang, Master Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard: Letters to Sir T. B. Martin: 1827, 1831.ff. 187, 188, 191, 205 Rear-Admiral William Shield: Letter... British Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Sprigs of laurel ballad opera collection, 1793. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. Richard Coeur de Lion ballad opera collection, 1786. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. [The heaving of the lead]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Vol. XXII (ff. 289). 24 Jan. [1813]-11 June 1830.includes:ff. 1, 11, 15, 17, 23, 84 Alexander Gibsone, British Consul at Danzig: Letters to Sir T. B. Martin: 1812-1814.ff. 7, 19, 33, 82 Patrick Cumming: Letters to Sir T. B. Martin: 1812-1814.f. 1... British Library
creatorOf Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824. The Flitch of Bacon [microform] : comic opera / [Henry Bate]. University of Northern Iowa
creatorOf Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824. The woodman ballad opera collection, [ca. 1770]. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. A sailor's tale / Shield. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Fontainbleau, or, Our way in France [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. The farmer ballad opera collection, 1787-1788. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Pearce, William, fl. 1785-1796. The midnight wanderers ballad opera collection, 1793. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Robin Hood ballad opera collection, 1784. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London] June 1 1826, to unidentified recipients, 1826 June 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Novello, Vincent, 1781-1861. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 22 November 1828, to George Gwilt, 1828 Nov. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fowle, John, 19th cent. Musical airs : manuscript, [18--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Pearce, William, fl. 1785-1796. The midnight wanderers [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824. The travellers in Switzerland ballad opera collection, 1794. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Storace, Nancy, 1765-1817. Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [London, n.d.], to Mr. Sheilds [sic, probably William Shield], [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] May 5 1824 and 24 December 1827, to Alf[red] Pettet in Norwich, 1824 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Marian ballad opera collection, 1788. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789. Marian of the grange [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London] Oct. 23 1809 and [n.p.] Apr. 22 1816, to James Perry, 1809 Oct. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Murray, John, 1778-1843. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 21 February [1823], to Lord Burghersh [later John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland] in Florence, [1823] Feb. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. The poor soldier ballad opera collection, 1784-1797. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Captain Cook's march & procession of Pacific Ocean natives [music] : from Omai or A trip around the world / William Shield ; arr. & orch. Richard Divall. Libraries Australia
creatorOf "An Introduction to Harmony" by William Shield, c. 1822 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Pearce, William, fl. 1785-1796. Hartford bridge ballad opera collection, 1793. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Holman, J. G. (Joseph George), 1764-1817. The king's bench [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831. [Excerpt from copybook containing arias and keyboard dances]. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Godwin, William, 1756-1836. William Godwin manuscript material : 338 items, 1778-1836 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. The czar [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Bonnor, Charles, actor and dramatist. The picture of Paris taken in the year 1790 [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. [The billetdoux oh! didst thou bear] : manuscript, [ca. 1795?]. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf American Music Research Center. Mysteries of the castle ballad opera collection, 1795. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Omai [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789. Rosina [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. An introduction to harmony / by William Shield. University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Hope & Love / A Cavatina. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Abrams, Harriet, 1760-1825. A smile and a tear / [words by M.P. Andrews ; music by Harriet Abrams. The midshipman / William Shield]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn William Godwin manuscript material : 383 items, 1778-1836 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. Love in a camp, or, Patrick in Prussia [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Andrews, Miles Peter, d. 1814. The castle of wonders [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Orchestra and chorus parts for theater music. Yale University Library
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associatedWith Abrams, Harriet, 1760-1825. person
associatedWith Andrews, Miles Peter, d. 1814. person
associatedWith Ashley, Charles, 1770-1818. person
associatedWith Baillie. person
associatedWith Barton. person
associatedWith Belman. person
associatedWith Bentley, Miss. person
associatedWith Bonnor, Charles, actor and dramatist. person
associatedWith Bonynge, Richard, 1930- person
associatedWith Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789. person
associatedWith Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. person
associatedWith Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831. person
associatedWith Cook, James, 1728-1779 person
associatedWith Crosdil, John, 1751-1825. person
associatedWith Divall, Richard, 1945- person
associatedWith Dudley, H. Bate (Henry Bate), Sir, 1745-1824. person
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Fowle, John, 19th cent. person
associatedWith Godwin, William, 1756-1836 person
associatedWith Harrison, Mrs. person
associatedWith Hawes, W. H. (William Henry), 1785-1846. person
associatedWith Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. person
associatedWith Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. person
associatedWith Holman, J. G. (Joseph George), 1764-1817. person
associatedWith Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. person
associatedWith Linley, W. (William), 1771-1835. person
associatedWith Lough, Edward. person
associatedWith Marshelet. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery. person
associatedWith Murray, John, 1778-1843. person
associatedWith Newman, Miss. person
associatedWith Novello, Vincent, 1781-1861. person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. person
associatedWith Omai South sea Islander, b. 1753? person
associatedWith Peabody, Augustus, person
associatedWith Pearce, William, fl. 1785-1796. person
associatedWith Perry, James, 1756-1821, person
associatedWith Pettet, Alfred, person
associatedWith Pindar, Peter, 1738-1819. person
correspondedWith Rosenthal, Albi, 1914- person
associatedWith Rossini, Gioachino, 1792-1868. person
associatedWith Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786. person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. person
associatedWith Stevens, Miss. person
associatedWith Storace, Nancy, 1765-1817. person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. Special Collections Research Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadstoom. person
associatedWith Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Plymouth, Devon
London, England
Nieuwe Diep, Holland
Ostend, Flanders
Subject
Songs with piano
PRO Hopkinson, Oliver
Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
PRO Hopkinson, Francis
Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
Songs with piano--19th century
Music--Harmony
PRO Hopkinson, Edward Jr. (donor)
Marches (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
PRO Heineken, M. E. (inscription)
Harpsichord music, Arranged
Operas--Excerpts--Instrumental settings
PRO Hopkinson, Joseph
Songs (High voice) with piano
Music--Manuscripts
Piano music, arranged
Songs with instrumental ensemble
Musicals--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
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Birth 1748-03-05

Death 1829-01-25

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