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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000285

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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
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XXVII (ff. 567). June-Sept. 1828. (1) 'The Two Friends', by M. R. Lacy. Corrections on ff. 4, 13 b, etc., are autograph. ff. 1-87. (2) Songs for J. Braham's Benefit. ff. 88-89 b. (3) Songs from 'The Loves of the Butterf... British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Ashe – Beckwith (ff. 254); 1816-1913, 1952-53, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Andrew Ashe, flautist and concert organiser: Honoria Ashe, singer: Letters concerning Honoria Ashe's first Londo..., 1816-1953 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
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. ii+147). Letters, etc., 'From Performers and others connected with the King's Theatre' (f. i); 1816-aft. 1831, n.d. S. E. Petroni: Letter to W. Ayrton,: circa 1821: Ital.includes:ff. 1-12b Giuseppe Naldi, Italian bass: ... British Library
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Bradford – Butt (ff. 218); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 G. F. Sewell, Hon. Secretary, Bradford Festival Choral Society: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Francesco Berger from..., 1820-1913 British Library
creatorOf G. Arrangements (see also vols lxxvi, lxxxiv-lxxxv).71795. HUMPHREY SEARLE COLLECTION. Vol. lxxv. Searle’s arrangements and transcriptions of works by other composers.ff. 77. Largest size 365 x 275mm.1. ff. 1-4. Thomas Arne: [Rule Britania, from Alfr... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1117. Miscellaneous Letters of Musicians; 19th-20th cent. Autograph unless stated otherwise.ff. 227. Overall size 295 x 240mm. British Library arrangement.A. Letters from the composer Federigo Fiorillo to the London music publishers Rober..., 1813-1957 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1039. ‘Dolores’ Manuscripts. Vol. vi. A volume of pieces for vocal ensemble and piano by various composers; between circa 1800 and circa 1840. Glees, partsongs and opera excerpts arranged for voices and piano.ff. 72. 295 x 240mm. Half l..., 1795-1845 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 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
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXIV (ff. 897). Sept.-Dec. 1836, except art. 6 (June 1836). (1) 'The Tradesman's Ball', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 2-26. (2) 'Novelty or New Scenes and Old Faces', by W. L. Rede. ff. 27-37 b. (3) 'The Gaberlunzie Man', b... 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 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 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
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
referencedIn TRANSCRIPTS of documents, with some original papers, relating principally to the family of Longe, of Wiltshire, viz. :-Inquisition post mort., of the property of Henry Longe, of Whaddon, 38 Hen. III. [1254], f. 1 ;-Bull of Bonifice [IX. ?], relating ..., 1254-1766 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXX (ff. 816). Jan.-Feb. 1836. (1) 'A Ghost Story', by T. J. Serle. ff. 2-69. (2) 'An Hour or a Carnival Frolic', by N. T. H. Bayly. ff. 70-113. (3) 'Luke Somerton', by G. Soane. ff. 114-148. (4) 'Monsr Jaques', by M. B... British Library
creatorOf Receipts (signed) mainly from performers, some entered on printed forms; 1815, 1830-80, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order. Receipts for 1912-13 have been incorporated into the alphabetical series of ‘Original Letters’ in RPS MSS 333-368.ff. 405. Va..., 1815-1880 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 SONGS, TRADITIONAL AIRS, ETC., mostly by 18th and early 19th cent. English and French composers, including Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, Thomas Augustine Arne and Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, copied by Eliza Lane; signed and dated '30th Janry 1819' (f. 1). Preced... British Library
referencedIn ‘Original letters’: Tabb – Vert (ff. 269); 1821-1913, 1950-53, n.d.includes:f. 1 Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb, cellist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Letter to William Hayman Cummings from Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb: circa 1908.f. 2 ..., 1821-1953 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, chiefly of British actors, dramatists, authors, musicians, etc., addressed mainly to Morris Barnett, actor and dramatist (b. 1800, d. 1856), and to Wellington Guernsey, song-writer and composer (b. 1817, d. 1885); 182..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1850-58.ff. 179. 225 x 184mm.includes:ff. 2, 10, 34, 54, 56, 60v, 75r, 75v, 77, 95, 96, 97 Sir Michael Costa, composer: George Hogarth, music critic and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letters to Sir Michael Costa from Georg..., 1850-1858 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 LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXI (ff. 866). Feb.-April 1836 (see also 42940, art. 25). (1) 'Music Mad' ('Widow Wiggins'), by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 15-17 and songs on ff. 10 b, 13 are autograph. ff. 2-I7. (2) Monologue, 'Webster's Wallet of Whims an... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXV (ff. 935). 1836 (artt. 1-8, Dec.). (1) 'The Parish Revolution', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 2-25. (2) 'Harlequin and George Barnewell or the London 'Prentice', by 'H. Younge' (J. B. Buckstone). ff. 26-35 b. (3) 'The Mi..., 1836 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
referencedIn Edison Sheet Music Collection, 1830-1958, (bulk 1890-1940) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Hodges Family Collection, circa 1790-circa 1909 Library of Congress. Music Division
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
creatorOf MS Mus. 1526. Correspondence A–G.ff. 214.includes:f. 1 Gilbert Abbott A Beckett, barrister and comic writer: J. G. Lewis, autograph collector: Letter to J. G. Lewis from Gilbert Abbott A Beckett: 1857: Autogr. f. 2 E. F. V. About, writer of plays: Si... British Library
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correspondedWith Hawkins, Frederick William, 1849-1900 person
associatedWith Hodges family family
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Southwick, Wiltshire
Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire
Bawdrip, Somerset
Melksham, Wiltshire
Whaddon, Wiltshire
East Horsley, Surrey
Brokenborough, Wiltshire
Badingham, Suffolk
Nailsworth, Gloucestershire
Schortau, Saxony
Monkton Farley, Wiltshire
Over Haddon, Derbyshire


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