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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Music


Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Birmingham Festival Choral Society: additional records 1915-1959 (MS 2384/2006/128)
  • Birmingham Icknield Male Voice Choir: minute book 1961-2002 (MS 2664)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Cecil Harrington, composer: MS sheet music 20th cent (1729)

Bury Archives Service

  • Bury Athenaeum Operatic Society: records 1901-1970 (RBO)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Carliol Choir, Carlisle: minutes, corresp, registers, programmes and photographs 1907-2006 (DSO 76)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • National Eisteddfod, Denbigh 2001: papers of the Bodfari and Waen Fund Raising Committee 2000-2001 (DD/DM/1617)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Bakewell Choral Society: accounts 1981-2003 (D6587)

Devon Record Office

  • Torquay Philharmonic Society: minutes and membership list 1926-1966 (Acc 6867)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • South Yorkshire Crusade Choir: corresp, programmes, scrapbooks and photographs 1978-2006 (DS/107)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton and District Organists Association: additional minutes 1975-99 (ACC 9498)

Essex Record Office

  • Saffron Walden and District Music Club: minutes and accounts 1944-2001 (D/Z 502)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Buckley Choral Society: minute book 1948 (D/DM/1549)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cor Cochion Caerdydd (Cardiff Red Choir): corresp and photographs 2003-2006 (D254)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Ivor Bertie Gurney, poet and composer: additional family papers and photographs 1875-2005 (D10500)
  • Michael John Hurd, composer: corresp and papers rel to biography of Ivor Gurney 1900-2002 (D10713)
  • Forest of Dean Orchestra: minutes 1978-1993 (D10477)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Dolgellau Eisteddfod: minutes 1978-1995 (ZM/6159)

Hampshire Record Office

  • North Hampshire Organists Association: records incl minutes, attendance records, newsletters and photographs 1966-99 (53A06)

Hull City Archives

  • Hull Lydian Male Voice Choir: records incl corresp, accounts and membership records 1942-2005 (DSLM)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Streatham and Norwood Operatic Society: records 1910-1930 (2006/3)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Neil Barkla, composer: MSS, publications, cuttings and programmes c1960-1979 (Acc. 6068)
  • Fritz Spiegl, musician, broadcaster and humorist: records incl notes on composers, photographs, plans, sound recordings, and ephemera 19th-20th cent (Acc. 6035)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Uxbridge Choral Society: minute book 1939-1950 (LMA/4422)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • St Matthews, Ardwick: choir minute book 1887-2006

Norfolk Record Office

  • Kenneth Bradley: papers rel to Norwich Jazz Club, the Thomas Paine Society and labour history c1980-2003 (MC 2432)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Grimsby Philharmonic Society: records 1852-1988 (1245)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Bilsdale Silver Band: account books 1946-1966 (Z. 1173)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham and District Society of Organists: minute books and certificate of affiliation to the Incorporated Association of Organists 1934-2005 (6997)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Haverfordwest Town Band: minute book (HDX/1239)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Perth Choral Society: minutes, corresp, membership records c1980-1999 (ACC06/64)
  • Strathearn Music Society, Crieff: minutes, programmes and papers 1966-2004 (ACC06/21)

Shropshire Archives

  • Shropshire Music Trust: scrapbook albums rel to concerts given by the Trust 2000-2004 (7395)

Somerset Record Office

  • Glastonbury Festivals Ltd: records 1979-2005 (DD\EAV)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • North Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra: records 1904-2006 (SD 1352, 1384)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Bury St Edmunds Concert Club: minutes, programmes and posters 1982-2006 (GC566)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Jack Hawes, composer: misc corresp and papers 1976-2004 (HD2437)

Surrey History Centre

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer: corresp and papers collected by Dr William Cole, conductor of the Leith Hill Musical Festival 1914-72 (8062)
  • Leith Hill Musical Festival: additional records incl committee minutes, secretary's notes, General Committee attendance register and catalogue of works performed 1904-90 (8030)
  • Woking Concert Society: records incl minutes and accounts 1923-99 (8060)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Huddersfield Choral Society: additional records 1935-2005 (WYAS2679, WYAS3259)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Swindon Amateur Musical and Dramatic Society: minutes, accounts, photographs and ephemera 1922-1951 (3541)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, composer: Symphony No. 6 1967 (2006/07)
  • George PW Augener, music publisher: papers c1810-1914 (2006/22)
  • William Bardwell, composer: music MSS 20th cent (2006/26)
  • Sir George Henschel, singer: music MSS 1877-1919 (MSS Mus. 1203-1206)
  • Michael John Hurd, composer: corresp 20th cent (2006/36)
  • Sidney Thomas Mayhow Newman, Professor of Music: corresp 20th cent (2006/07)
  • Stephen Michael Harding Oliver, composer: music MSS 1960-1992 (2006/45)
  • William Lawrence Smoldon, educationist and musicologist: papers 20th cent (2006/18)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Terry Day, musician: unpublished sound recordings of concerts and rehearsals c1966-1983 (C1222)
  • Hugh Davies, composer, instrument maker and musicologist: unpublished music recordings c1960-1989 (C1193)
  • David Hillery, music researcher: unpublished sound recordings of traditional Yorkshire songs sung by Jack Beeforth (C1229)
  • Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer: sound recordings (C1220)
  • Lady Solti, broadcaster and music patron: unpublished sound recordings (C1227)
  • Freda Swain, composer: unpublished sound recordings (C1197)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Eisteddfod: additional papers 1909-2005 (JA/1202)
  • The Sylviidae Male Voice Choir, Jersey: corresp and papers 1961-1980 (JA/1134)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Don Paterson, poet, writer and musician: literary papers (Acc.12689)
  • Edinburgh Saltire Gaelic Choir: minutes and papers 1907-2006 (Acc.12624)
  • Southern Light Opera Company, Edinburgh: minute books, corresp, posters and other papers 1897-2005 (Acc.12682)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Alun Hoddinott (b 1929) composer: music MSS (Alun Hoddinott Archive)


St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • Sir George Job Elvey, organist and composer: papers rel to choristers, attendance register for Eton College Choir 19th cent (SGC ACC2006/44)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • British Music Society of York: records 1920-1970
  • York Symphony Orchestra: records 1898-1939

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • John Theodore Livingston Raynor, composer: compositions and music catalogue 1943-1978 (DM 2075)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • John Alcock, organist of Walsall: parochial harmony, anthems, canticles, hymns and metrical psalms 1777 (MS Add. 9729)
  • Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994), composer: MS score of 'Fly-by-nights' (MS Add. 9731)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Sheila Hodges, publishing editor and music critic: research papers 1960-1999 (MS 301)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Thomas Brendan Wilson, composer: programmes, leaflets, press cuttings and some transcripts of letters rel to the work of Thomas Wilson 1971-2005 (MS Gen 1728)