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Archive of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall
Content Description This fonds consists of autograph sheet music, printed music sheets, notebooks, and diaries of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall, "one of the first women composers" who studied under the famous Parisian composer and music teacher Nadia Boulanger. Most items are related to Kendall's music and her music- and theatre-related social activities in Munich and in London, but there are also three diaries describing her trip to India in 1912-1913. ...
Book, medals, and printed ephemera relating to Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy Fraser
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Content Description This collection includes a printed book with two enclosures, printed ephemera, and two medals related to harpist Helen Patuffa Hood and her mother Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Scottish musician and folk-song collector. The printed book is a signed copy of The Road to the Isles (Edinburgh: Robert Grant & Son, 1927) by Kenneth Macleod given by the author himself to Patuffa as...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946
Kenneth Leighton Archive
Scope and Contents This archive consists mainly of Leighton's original music scores and sketches, as well as four large boxes of reel-to-reel tapes and vinyles. See the box list for an inventory of every piece.
Letters from Kenneth Leighton to Neil Mackie
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-760
Content Description This fonds contains three letters (two originals, one copy) sent from Kenneth Leighton to Scottish tenor Neil Mackie in 1986 and 1987, relating to Leighton's composition "Earth, Sweet Earth" performed the first time by Neil Mackie in 1987. Letter dated 25 June 1986, in which Leighton informs Mackie that ""Earth Sweet Earth" is now finished" and that "[he is] sending [him] a copy of the text". He goes on to say...
Music collection of Professor Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Content Description The collection contains music, orchestrations and arrangements for strings, wind, brass etc by Professor Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley. Many of the sheets are stamped Edinburgh University, Musical Society. There are also board-mounted diplomas and certificates, with list of these.Music in Box 1: Die Ehre Gottes in der Natur It was a friar of orders grey The Briton's fatherland Volkslied by Mendelsohn Freedom Up in the morning early...
Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Scope and Contents This fonds contains paper documents such as correspondence to Helen Patuffa Hood, concerts programmes and other printed materials; artworks by Helen Patuffa Hood; and material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides. In the out-sized box are some photographs of Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.
- Music 3
- women musicians 3
- Composers 2
- Composition (Music) 2
- Music | 20th century 2
- Church music 1
- Concerts 1
- Correspondence 1
- Folk music -- Scotland 1
- Folk songs, Scots 1
- Harpists 1
- India 1
- Medals 1
- Music | 19th century | 1
- Musicians 1
- Photographs 1
- Piano 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Programmes 1
- Sheet music 1
- Sonata 1
- Songbooks, Scottish Gaelic 1
- Songs, Scottish Gaelic 1
- Theatre 1
- Travel writing 1
- women artists 1 ∧ less
- Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 2
- Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 2
- Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
- Boulanger, Juliette Nadia, 1887-1979 (French composer and music teacher) 1
- Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 1