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Archive of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2055
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. ...
Dates: 1902-1933

Book, medals, and printed ephemera relating to Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy Fraser

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1978
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...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946

Bound manuscript entitled "A Collection of choice Songs English and Scots In Two Parts", compiled by John Robinson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2081
Scope and Contents This is a bound collection of Scottish and English popular songs and ballads assembled and transcribed by John Robinson, an alumnus of Appleby Grammar School, who later served as Member of Parliament for Westmoreland.The volume is divided in two parts: part one, "Chiefly English", starts on p. 1, and ends on p. 74. The very first poem, entitled "Dedication", is taken from Scottish bookseller-poet Allan Ramsay's Tea-table miscellany:...
Dates: 1765

Kenneth Leighton Archive

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1144
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.

Dates: 1946-1988

Letters from Kenneth Leighton to Neil Mackie

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-760
Identifier: Coll-2078
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...
Dates: 1986-1987

Minutes and papers of the Scottish Electroacoustic Music Association (SEMAS)

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1623
Identifier: Coll-1963
Scope and Contents This fonds consist of the records of the Scottish Electroacoustic Music Association (SEMAS), including minutes, memorandum and articles of association, correspondence, and financial and legal documents: Minutes and supporting documents for the meetings taking place on 23 October 1987, 10 December 1987, 15 February 1988, 7 March 1988, 26 April 1988, 24 June 1988, 6 October 1988, 24 February 1993, 19 April...
Dates: 1987-1996

Music collection of Professor Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-450
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...
Dates: 1855-1901

Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Identifier: Coll-1393
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.

Dates: 1909-1938

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