Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915

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William Hayman Cummings, English singer and musical antiquary. He was the first to unite the music of Mendelssohn's Festgesang with Charles Wesley's hymn 'Hark! the herald angels sing'.

From the description of William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 677020996

William Hayman Cummings was an English organist, composer, singer and writer, author of Purcell (1881), a biographical dictionary (1892) and other works about English music.

From the description of Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597818

From the guide to the Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

English organist, composer, singer and writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sydcote, West Dulwich, S.E., [London], to Oliver E. Fleet Cobb, 1895 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270127089

English musical administrator and church musician.

From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [London, December] 1891, to an unidentified recipient, 1891, December. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564791

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : [London], 1872-76, to [Joseph] Bennett, 1872 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564785

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Dulwich, 23 August 1870, to R[ichard] Peyton, 1870 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564789

From the description of Clipped signatures (2). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564795

William Hayman Cummings, English singer and musical antiquarian. He was the first to unite the music of Mendelssohn's Festgesang with Charles Wesley's hymn 'Hark! the herald angels sing'.

From the guide to the William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of The music in The Indian queen, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Holywell Music Room. Collection of songs arranged for use by the Oxford Music Room chorus and orchestra [manuscript], ca. 1796. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of An ode for St. Cecilia's day, 1683 [manuscript], ca. 1800. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. [Anthem collection] [microform]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758. Copy of Richard Leveridge's incidental music for Macbeth, 1702, in the hand of Thomas Oliphant [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Queen Mary's birth-day song, 1693 [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Playford, John, 1623-1686?. John Playford collection of music to the Tempest, ca. 1650-1667. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758. Music in Macbeth, copied ca. 1725. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758. Music in Macbeth, 1840 June 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Denham, Ellen. The first annual Christmas concert [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of The choruses, recitatives & songs, in the Indian queen, Oedipus, Bonduca, Timon of Athens & the mask in ye Libertine destroy'd, 17th century, 1745. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Harrison, W. A. (William Anthony), 1828?-1892,. Autograph letters signed from William Anthony Harrison, South Lambeth, Surrey, to William Hayman Cummings [manuscript], 1884 May-June. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Autograph letters signed (26) and letter signed, dated : London [and other places, and n.p.], 1864-1888 [and n.d.], to [Richard] Peyton, 1864-1888 and n.d., including 1864 Nov. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Byrd, William, 1539 or 40-1623. A collection of anonymous non-liturgical motets, mass-movements, and hymns, ca. 1605. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Autograph letter signed : Sydcote, West Dulwich, S.E., [London], to Oliver E. Fleet Cobb, 1895 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Music in Timon of Athens, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Music for Timon of Athens, ca. 1800. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Music in Bonduca, 1695, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. The original music in The tempest, ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Music in Oedipus, 1692, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Rimbault, U. Letter [1876 or 7] Nov. 6, Regent's Park [London] to [W.H.] Cummings [n.p.]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. An ode for St. Caecilia's Day, 1692 : by Mr. Purcell : manuscript, [17--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Anthem per Mr. Handell [manuscript], ca. 1785. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Blow, John, d. 1708. [Anthem collection]. Eastman School of Music
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. "No 24. Recitative [and No 31. A Ruler and the people]" : autograph manuscript, 1873. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of The original musick in The Indian queen, 1695, ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Lecture on Shakespeare as a musician [manuscript], [19th-20th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Alcock, John, 1715-1806. Canons, glees, and catches : for three, four, and five voices (some of which have not been printed) / composed by John Alcock, Doctor in Music, Lichfield : manuscript, [1785-1792] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Autograph note signed, dated : [London, December] 1891, to an unidentified recipient, 1891, December. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Music in The libertine, 1676, ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare 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.
creatorOf Eccles, John, d. 1735. Copy of Music to Macbeth, ca. 1696, 1845. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Autograph letters signed : 1 Queen's Mansions, Victoria Street, S.W., [London] ; and elsewhere, to William Hayman Cummings, 1864 July 27 to 1899 Aug. 6, with 2 undated letters. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. [Album leaf in the hand of William Hayman Cummings], 1871 May 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Ode on St. Cecilia's day, 1683 [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Musick in King Arthur, omitted in Dr. Arne's publication, 1691 [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan printed ephemera, 1826-2006. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Songs for one, two & three voices, 17th century [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Barnett, John Francis, 1837-1916. Autograph letters signed (18), dated : [London], to Richard Peyton, 1869-1873. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Paris Jan. 30 1878, London July 4 [1879?], and [Paris?] Aug. 13 1879, to Richard Peyton, 1878 Jan. 30. and 1879 July 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawes, William, 1602-1645. Music for three lyra viols : manuscript, [16--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Collection of 17th and 18th century airs and songs, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Banister, John, 1630-1679. Collection of songs of late 17th century composers, [ca. 1720]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Autograph letters signed (3), dated : [London], 1872-76, to [Joseph] Bennett, 1872 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn [Selected scrapbooks in the Music Division, New York Public Library [microform] : Marsh, Schipa, Cummings, Gretchaninoff, Fray and Braggiotti]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Goldschmidt, Otto, 1829-1907. Autograph letters signed (29) mostly to Goldschmidt, dated : London [and other places], 1874-1907 [and n.d.], 1874-1907. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Salaman, Charles (Charles Kensington), 1814-1901,. Autograph letters signed from Charles K. Salaman to W.H. Cummings [manuscript], 1880-1884. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of music for Dido & Aeneas, 1677 [manuscript], ca. 1813. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Worgan, Mr. (John). Copy of an ode from the Spectator, No. 465, set to music by John Worgan [manuscript], ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Autograph letter signed, dated : Dulwich, 23 August 1870, to R[ichard] Peyton, 1870 Aug. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Zimmermann, Agnes, 1847-1925. Letters, to [William Hayman] Cummings, 1864-1882. University of Michigan
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915. Clipped signatures (2). Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of music for Circe, ca. 1818. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915,. Autograph letter signed from William Hayman Cummings, London, to Charles Edward Flower [manuscript], 1882 June 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of the Mask in The libertine destroyed, ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758. Music in Macbeth [manuscript], copied ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Blow, John, d. 1708. A collection of 17th and early 18th century anthems [manuscript], ca. 1715. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Collection of songs, airs, and a funeral anthem by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop [manuscript], 1815-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of The original musick in the masque of Edipus, 1692, ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Saul and the witch of Endor : a paraphrase on the 28th chapter of the first book of Samuel, ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Copy of Music in Amphytrion, 1690 [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Alcock, John, 1715-1806. person
associatedWith Allen, Reginald, person
associatedWith Barnett, John Francis, 1837-1916. person
associatedWith Bennett, Joseph, 1831-1911, person
associatedWith Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. person
associatedWith Chappell, W. (William), 1809-1888. person
associatedWith Cobb, Oliver E. Fleet, person
associatedWith Crawford, G. A person
associatedWith Crawford, G. A. person
associatedWith Eccles, John, d. 1735. person
correspondedWith Flower, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1830-1892 person
associatedWith Goldschmidt, Otto, 1829-1907. person
associatedWith Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. person
correspondedWith Harrison, W. A. (William Anthony), 1828?-1892, person
associatedWith Holywell Music Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawes, William, 1602-1645. person
associatedWith Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 71-1758. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Peyton, Richard, d. 1910, person
associatedWith Playford, John, 1623-1686? person
associatedWith Purcell family family
associatedWith Purcell family. family
associatedWith Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. person
associatedWith Randegger, Alberto, 1832-1911. person
associatedWith Rimbault, U. person
associatedWith Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. person
correspondedWith Salaman, Charles (Charles Kensington), 1814-1901, person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. person
associatedWith Worgan, Mr. (John) person
associatedWith Zimmermann, Agnes, 1847-1925. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
England
Subject
Music--England--17th century--History and criticism
Music--17th century--History and criticism
Singers--19th century--Correspondence
Singers--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
Occupation
Musicologists
Function

Person

Birth 1831-08-22

Death 1915-06-10

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