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Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 1 & 2, 1808-17 August 1896


Scope and Contents

Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 1 & 2.

Part 1.

  1. ‘Gibbon and the Madrigalists’, lecture, also one edited copy, undated, typescripts.
  2. ‘Lawes and the Monodists’, lecture, undated, typescript.
  3. ‘Purcell and the Dramatists’, lecture, two slightly edited copies, undated, typescripts.
  4. ‘Arne and the Eighteenth Century Composers’, lecture, also one loose first page copy, undated, typescripts.
  5. ‘The Nineteenth Century Composers’ & ‘The Living Composers’, lectures, also one combined edited copy, undated, typescripts.

Part 2.

  1. ‘Mozart & Beethoven, Summer Music Recitals, 19th August 1895, M. Kennedy-Fraser’, lecture, 19 August 1895, manuscript.
  2. ‘Mendelssohn and Schumann, A Contrast. Read at Summer Meeting Musical Recital 26th August 1895 by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser’, lecture, 26 August 1895, manuscript.
  3. ‘Summer Meeting Aug. 10 96’, lecture, 10 August 1896, manuscript.
  4. ‘English polyphonists & monodists, August 17 ‘96’, lecture, [Summer Meeting Recital], 17 August 1896, on reverses separate section on Purcell, manuscript.
  5. Notebook containing notes on French music, including excerpt from Précis de l’art théatral dramatique des anciens et des modernes, by [Jacques] Lacombe [& Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort], [Paris:] 1808, manuscript.


  • Creation: 1808-17 August 1896


Language of Materials

English and French

Conditions Governing Access

Due to format, there is no current listening access to the recordings.


From the Box: 1 box

Previous reference

Gen. 519, E61/19

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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