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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George Baillie Collection of Music Manuscripts

Identifier: Coll-1061
Scope and Contents

This collection contains music manuscripts dating mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries, which belonged to George Baillie. It mostly consists of arias and cantatas by composers such as Giovanni Bononcini, Alessandro Scarlatti, Giovanni Pergolese, George Handel, and many more. Most of the manuscripts are in Italian.

A few later manuscripts from the 20th century have obviously been subsequently added to the collection, although there is no information on their provenance.

Dates: 1700-1830; 20th century

Manuscript song book of "Miss Stow", with enclosures by Carolyn Coxon, late 18th-century [?] (song book); 2nd half of the 20th century (enclosures)

Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0126
Scope and Contents This is a song book partly manuscript, partly printed which had belonged to a "Miss Stow". It contains many interspersed paper notes added subsequently by Carolyn Coxon, commenting and identifying the music pieces.The printed section is entitled "The Celebrated Russian Dance call'd Rafatchek as Danc'd at the London & French Theatres by M. Vestris & Madn Guimer, set for the Harpsichord or Piano Forte with Variations. By Domenico Corri",...
Dates: late 18th-century [?] (song book); 2nd half of the 20th century (enclosures)

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

Papers of Joseph Joachim and family

Identifier: Coll-1711
Scope and Contents The papers consist of letters, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programmes and music scores mainly relating to Joseph Joachim. Most of the records date from the later part of his life and after his death. Other members of his family are mentioned too, in particular his wife Amalie Joachim and his nephew Harold Henry Joachim, as well as his grand-nieces Jelly d'Arányi and Adila Fachiri.The collection contains descriptions of Joseph Joachim’s character by his...
Dates: 19th-20th century

Robert Forester's book of music

Identifier: Coll-1069
Scope and Contents

The music in the book (49 pages) includes: strathspeys, hornpipes, quicksteps, reels, and jigs.

Dates: 1818

The Tovey Collection

Identifier: Coll-411
Scope and Contents The papers include a wide range of material ranging from notes and drafts of lectures to accounts and administrative material, drafts of broadcasts to photographs and diaries, and cuttings and reviews. There is also correspondence between Tovey and Weisse, Tovey and Joachim, and Tovey and Speyer. There are also other miscellaneous papers and material.Alongside Tovey's own papers are those of his biographer Mary Grierson, who appears to have added to the original collection while...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887-1977