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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Music


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Mon (Anglesey Bardic Circle): additional minutes 1977-2001 (WM/1291)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Truro Choral Society: minutes and papers 1900-1999 (X1222)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Humberside Police Authority: records of Humberside Male Voice Choir 1941-97 (POL)

Essex Record Office

  • Sir Malcolm Sargent Cancer Fund for Children: Essex branch: papers rel to annual concerts 1980-1992 (D/Z 458)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cor Cochion Caerdydd (Cardiff Red Choir): additional photographs, minutes and songsheets 1980-2004 (D254)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Cole family of Charlton Kings and Cheltenham: account book of Arthur Cole (1891-1969) musical director, recipe book and family papers 1911-2001 (D10001)

Guildhall Library

  • Fleet Street Choir: records, mainly ephemera and papers rel to tours in Europe 1933-51 (Ms 35219-24)
  • London Musicians Company: additional corresp 1994-95 (Ms 35900)
  • Society of Royal Cumberland Youths, bell-ringers, London: additional peal books 1828-86 (Ms 21659/2)

Gwent Record Office

  • Pontypool Lyrian Singers: minute books, correspondence and financial records 1945-2003 (D 4356)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Eisteddfod: minutes, papers and ephemera 1928-1999 (JA/917)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Oddfellows song book c1820-1860 (DDX 177/20-21 acc 9708)

London Metropolitan Archives: Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London

  • Association of Ministers (Chazanim) in Great Britain: secretary's corresp 1930-1999 (LMA/ 4260 (B04/043))

Norfolk Record Office

  • King's Lynn Festival: further records 1951-2004 (ACC 2004/197)
  • Norfolk Organists Association: further records 1933-1995 (ACC 2004/122)
  • Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers: further records 20th cent (ACC 2003/185, ACC 2004/88)
  • Norwich Area Band: minutes, accounts and papers 1986-2003 (SO 241)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Crompton Musical Society: records c1925-1938 (2004-023)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Sennybridge and District Singing Festival: records 1933-1975 (B/X/130)

Sheffield Archives

  • British Broadcasting Corporation: Radio Sheffield: magnetic tapes of programmes of children making music c1970-79 (2004/046)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

  • Lichfield and Walsall Archdeaconries Society of Change Ringers: records c1800-1999 (D420)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

  • John Fielding, circus musician and policeman: notebook recording circus and police career incl touring itinerary of circuses 1892-1921 (6370)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Harry Payne, composer: musical compositions c1910 (DE6604)
  • Loughborough Parish Church Bellringers: minutes 1932-2003 (DE6694)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Sale Music Club: minutes, accounts, reports and papers 1949-1992 (TBC30)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Warrington Male Voice Choir (formerly Choral Union): minutes 1983-1999 (WMS 2862)
  • Warrington Male Voice Choir (formerly Choral Union): accounts, treasurer's daybook and other records 1986-2003 (WMS 2863)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Bognor Regis Recorded Music Society: records 1956-2003 (Acc 13600)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Swindon Folk Singers Club: corresp, ephemera, newsletters, posters and papers 1963-2004 (3455)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Rosemary Brown, composer and psychic: music MSS (2004/27)
  • Henry Robert Gadsby, organist and composer: music MSS (2004/23)
  • William Frederick Glock, music critic: additional papers (2004/11)
  • William Joseph Mayerl, pianist and composer: music MSS and papers (2004/29)
  • Alan Rawsthorne, composer: additional music MSS (2004/15)
  • Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent, conductor: papers (2004/03)
  • Christopher Shaw, composer: music MSS and papers (2004/16)
  • Sir Michael Kemp Tippett, composer: music MSS and papers (2004/02, 2004/07, 2004, 18, 2004, 22)
  • James Wood, composer and conductor: 'Stoicheia' autograph full score and sketches (2004/25)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Edinburgh Chopin Circle: records 1967-2003 (Acc.12352)


Laban Centre for Movement and Dance Archive

  • Audio recordings of John Cage lectures at Cunningham/Cage Summer School, LABAN 1980 (2004/10/1-11)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Waterford Society of Change Ringers: minutes 1872-1949 (MS 717)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Percy Rodney Rideout, composer and organist: letters and draft articles sent to Sir Arthur Keith 1928-1954 (Add Mss 583)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Bert Murray Scottish music collection 20th cent

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Edward William Elgar, 1st baronet composer: letters to Henry Clayton 1912-1913 (LAdd)
  • Marilyn Wales, painter, musician and musicologist: papers rel to research on Martin Pearson (1572-1630) English organist and composer c 1940-1950 (MW)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Joseph Barnby, musical composer and conductor: MS score 'Rebekah' 1870 (MS Add. 9664)
  • Joseph Holbrooke, composer: MS of the musical sketch 'Bells' c1905 (MS Add. 9668)
  • Sir George Alexander Macfarren, musical composer: copyist's score of 'The Sleeper Awakened' 1886 (MS Add. 9665)
  • Hubert Stanley Middleton, teacher of music: music MSS (MS Add. 9707)
  • Edmund Charles Rubbra, pianist and composer: MS score of 'The Beatitudes' c1960 (MS Add. 9708)
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composer and conductor: MS score of the song 'My Land' c1911 (MS Add. 9667)
  • Charles Wood, composer: MS of the song 'Jack and Joan' c1917 (MS Add. 9666)