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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Music


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Lleisiau'r Frogwy (male voice choir): minutes 1982-2007 (WD24)

Chiswick Local Studies Service

  • Robin Back: papers rel to the Bedford Park House of Arts amateur theatrical, musical and literary circles c1940-1989 (HALS/ARC 209)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Penmaenmawr Orchestra: minute books c1908-1929 (CX306)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Croydon Philharmonic Choir: minute books, corresp, newspaper cuttings, programmes, photographs 1909-2006 (A885)
  • Sanderstead and Purley Recorded Music Society: additional minute book 1993-2001 (A884)
  • Shirley and Addington Gramophone Society: minutes, corresp, programmes 1961-1994 (A934)
  • Wellesley Singers, Croydon: minutes, accounts, programmes, photographs, video and audio recordings 1974-2001 (A937)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Carlisle Musical Society: minutes and corresp 1978-2004 (H8122)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Peter Ellmer, musician and composer: records 20th cent (D6766)
  • Derby String Orchestra: minutes 1945-1957 (D6761)

Devon Record Office

  • Whipton Choral Society: minutes, corresp, accounts and papers 1943-2002 (7084)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton and District Organists Association: additional records c1950-2006 (9778)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Tremeirchion Male Voice Choir: minutes, accounts and membership records 1871-1967 (AN4061)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cor Cochion Caerdydd (Cardiff Red Choir): corresp, minutes, accounts and other papers 2001-2002 (D254)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Ivor Bertie Gurney, poet and composer: additional papers 1919-1972 (D10500)
  • Cotswold Male Voice Choir: corresp and papers 1949-1999 (D11128)
  • Tewkesbury and District Recorded Music Society: minutes, corresp and accounts 1965-2004 (D10855)

Gwent Record Office

  • National Eisteddfod, Newport 1897: records 1897

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Griffith Rowlands, musician: music and biography 1860-1881 (XM12167)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Teague & King Ltd, musical instrument vendors and musical salons, Winchester: minutes of AGM and directors, member and shareholder records c1909-2000 (136A07)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hertford Music Club: records c1950-1999 (Acc 4333)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Liverpool Welsh Choral Union: records incl minutes, corresp and financial records 1900-1980 (Acc 6179)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Gillingham Recorded Music Society: minutes, financial records, speakers' records, programmes 1947-2007 (DE1156)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Dr David Baker, Norwich diocesan organ adviser: papers rel to church organs 1993-2003 (ACC 2007/295)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Bach Choir: annual and executive general meeting minutes, committee minutes, corresp, cash book, programmes, press cuttings, newsletters and photographs 1954-2005 (7178)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Cardigan and District Temperance Movement, Blaenffos branch: singing festival minute book 1925-1969 (HDX/1729)

Powys County Archives Office

  • China Street/Heol China Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanidloes: records rel to building of organ 1894-1899 (M/NC/4/W)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus: minutes, papers, constitution, membership lists, concert programmes, corresp and photographs 1896-2007 (X111)

Somerset Record Office

  • Taunton Amateur Operatic Society: additional administrative, financial and committee papers 1921-2003 (A/ACO)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Bury St Edmunds Chamber Music Club: records 1963-1989 (GC598)
  • Long Melford Historical Society: papers of and rel to Richard Almack, solicitor, and music MSS of Albert Orlando Steed 1826-1997 (HD2785)
  • National Federation of Music Societies, East Anglian Region: records 1981-1997 (GC597)

Surrey History Centre

  • John Broadwood & Sons, piano makers, London: additional records incl copy account books, tuning book, concert programmes and publications 1768-1982 (8190)
  • Dorking Oriana Choir: minutes, accounts, secretary's papers, attendance registers and newspaper cuttings 1929-76 (8113)
  • Guildford Opera Company: additional printed material and photographs c1970-2002 (8142)
  • Merrow and Shere Choral Society: adjudication sheets for performances at Leith Hill Musical Festival 1957-67 (8134)
  • Woking Music Festival: additional records incl committee minutes and papers, programmes and syllabuses 1949-2007 (8217)

Teesside Archives

  • Stockton Vocal Union: minutes, financial records 1936-2000 (Acc 6448)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Spitalfields Festival Ltd: records 1988-2006 (I/SPF)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Swansea Male Choir: scrap books and general records c1970-1999 (D/D SMC)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Worthing Operatic Society: records 1926-92 (Acc14805)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Bradford Festival Choral Society: additional records incl minutes 1898-2004 (WYB22)
  • Thornton Vocal Union: records 1970-2005 (WYB349)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Orchestral Society: additional records c1930-1982 (MISC:955)
  • Northgate End Orchestral Society: additional records c1930-1982 (MISC:955)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Devizes Town Band: minutes and papers 1959-1989 (3627)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Rutland Boughton, composer: music MSS (2007/29)
  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer and conductor: music MSS (2007/16)
  • John Mayer, composer: music MSS (2007/28, 2007/43)
  • Desmond Christopher Shawe-Taylor, music critic: corresp (2007/49)
  • Sir Michael Kemp Tippett, composer: corresp (2007/45)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer: corresp (2007/52)
  • Joan Ursula Vaughan Williams, writer: corresp (2007/53)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Edmund Rubbra and Sir Andrzej Panufnik, composers: corresp 20th cent (2007/37)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Ian Carr, jazz musician and author: unedited interviews conducted as research for books on modern jazz (C1291)
  • David Richard Widdess, professor of Musicology: field recordings made in India and Nepal 1975-2004 (C1264)
  • Rough Trade Records: master tapes incl multi-tracks and stereo mixes of recordings c1980-1989 (C1249)
  • Jaki Beboff collection: recordings of singing sessions with residents of old people's homes in East London reflecting local culture and history 1986-1987 (C1282)
  • Maxwell Davies video recordings: classical video and audio recordings 20th cent (C1260)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Eisteddfod: Jerriais section records 1950-1969 (JA/1308)
  • Corresp, photographs and papers rel to Vashti Vincent, folk musician 1911-1999 (JA/1261)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Rose Ethel Bassin, teacher and writer on Scottish folk music: papers of and rel to her c1920-60 (Acc.12740)
  • Mary Garden, opera singer: material of and rel to her (Acc.12864)
  • Ronald Stevenson, composer: additional musical scores 1955-2001 (Acc.12806)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Ivor Novello, actor and composer: autograph music ms "Willow Pattern Plate" (MS 23971)


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: diaries listing details of music programmes made by BBC Manchester 1954-1989 (Deposit ID 4,149)

Bishopsgate Institute

  • City Music Society, London: papers incl minutes, annual reports, financial records and music scores 1943-2007 (CSM)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Godfrey EP Arkwright, bibliographer of 16th-18th century music: working notes on MSS of 16th-18th century music c1875-1930 (MS443)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Frank Merrick, pianist: papers (DM 2103)
  • Bristol Madrigal Society: minutes and papers 1937-2005 (DM 2114)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • William Wordsworth, composer: MS of his 'String Trio in G Minor' and of his 'Quartet in D for Oboe and Strings' c1946-49 (MSS Add. 9758-59)
  • James Hook, composer: MS of 'A book of aires belonging to the wake' c1754 (MS Add. 9747)
  • Sir George Alexander Macfarren, composer: MS of his 'Concerto for Violin in G Minor' c1871-74 (MS Add. 9746)

Hull University Archives

  • Robert Marchant, professor of music: working papers and musical MSS 1937-1983

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Ellen Louise Whelan, musician, Wimbledon: further diaries covering family life, worker as a pianist, courtship and marriage 1935-82 (7ELW)