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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Music


Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Canterbury Cathedral Choir School: records 1898-2002 (U166)
  • Canterbury Diocesan Choral Union (addnl): accounts 1917-22 (U255/7/4)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee and District Society of Organists: minutes and corresp 1951-97

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham County Brass Band League: records c1960-99

East Sussex Record Office

  • Nicholas Yonge Society, Lewes: records 20th cent (ACC 8817)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Edinburgh Folk Festival: papers 1980-2000 (Acc 665)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Caerphilly Music Club: minutes, membership papers, accounts and ephemera c1960-90 (D159)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Cheltenham Bach Choir (addnl): minutes and papers 1963-99 (D 9116)

Guildhall Library

  • Ancient Society of College Youths, bell ringers, London: microform copies of minutes and peal books 1820-1974 (Ms 21657/3-4, 21657A, 33992/1-7)
  • Society of Royal Cumberland Youths, bell-ringers, London (addnl): name books and peal books 1747-1897 (Ms 21658/1-2, 21659/1, 34393)

Lancashire Record Office

  • HW Lovatt, professor of music, Preston: papers 1544-1984 (DDX 2417 acc 9494)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers (addnl): records 1929-90 (ACC 2002/270, ACC 2003/118)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Newstead Abbey Singers, Nottinghamshire: records 1965-1998 (Acc 6333)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Rhayader and District Mixed Voice Choral Society: minutes 1923-29 (R/X/149)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Kelso Silver Band: records incl minutes and corresp (SBA/239)

Surrey History Centre

  • Guildford Opera Company: records incl minutes, accounts, programme and newsletters 1971-2003 (7367)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Graham Johnson Dance Band: financial records and corresp (DE6433)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Addison Male Voice Choir, Tyne and Wear: minutes, newsletters and programmes 1948-2003 (SX106)

West Sussex Record Office

  • West Meads Choral Society, Bognor Regis: records 1964-96 (Acc. 13145)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Salisbury and District Organists Association: minutes and papers 1913-97 (3404)
  • Wiltshire and Bath Organists' Association: minutes and papers 1914-2000 (3348)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Claude Bampton (1908-1969), pianist, composer and band leader: corresp, photographs and cuttings (Music Deposit 2003/27)
  • Ellen Elizabeth Dickson (1819-1878), also known as Dolores Dickson, composer: music MSS (Music Deposit 2003/09)
  • Sir Eugene Goossens (1893-1962), conductor and musical critic (addnl): corresp (Music Deposit 2003/03)
  • Jonathan Dean Harvey (b 1939), composer: music MSS (Add.71525-71527, MS Mus.324-325, Dep 2002/15, /23)
  • Anthony Francis Dominic Milner (1925-2003), composer (addnl): music MSS and diaries (Music Deposit 2003/18)
  • Benno Moiseiwitsch (1890-1963), pianist: annotated piano music of various composers (Music Deposit 2003/30)
  • Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (1895-1967), conductor: corresp (Music Deposit 2004/03)
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), composer and conductor: music MSS (MSS Mus. 896-922)
  • Alan Walker Tyson (1926-2000), musicologist and book collector: collection of music MSS and printed material (Tyson)
  • John Gerrard Williams (1888-1947), composer: music MSS (Music Deposit 2003/02)
  • Friends of Pierre Bernac: papers (Music Deposit 2003/18)
  • Royal Philharmonic Society, London: music MSS and papers (RPS MSS 1-417)

National Library of Ireland

  • Music Association of Ireland: records c1948-2000

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Mansel Thomas, composer (addnl): MS music, mainly vocal and orchestral works (Mansel Thomas Papers)


Lambeth Palace Library

  • Percy Dearmer (1867-1936), liturgiologist and hymnologist: corresp and papers
  • Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958), composer and church musician: corresp and papers

Yorkshire Archaeological Society

  • W Cattley, organ builder: papers rel to Leeds Town Hall organ and organ building 20th cent (MS1735)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • James Bruce Duncan, minister and folk song collector (addnl): personal papers c1860-69 (MS 3718)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Cambridge University Guild of Change Ringers (addnl): ringing register 1974-87 (MS Add. 8253/C/2)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998), musician and educationalist (addnl): photocopy of autobiography by Rainbow, and related material (DC/RW)

York University: Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

  • York Waits: papers and photographs rel to performances 1979-2001