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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Music


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Pump Room Orchestra, Bath: music scores with MS additions 1862-1910 (Acc 747)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Erith Orchestra: records incl minutes and corresp 1974-87

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Walmsley Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society: minutes, programmes and photographs 20th cent (Acc No 2088)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bamboo Club, Bristol: papers 20th cent (43844)
  • Bristol Amateur Operatic Society: records 1894-2008 (43869)
  • Royal Orpheus Glee Club, Bristol: membership records, accounts, library catalogue and papers 1900-1968 (43726)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Wilmslow Opera: records incl minutes, corresp and papers relating to members 1990-2004 (D 7408)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Croydon Recorded Music Society: records incl minutes and photographs 1945-2007 (A949)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Ambleside and District Choral Society: records incl minute books, accounts, subscriptions book and librarian's registers 1944-2003 (WDSo 335)
  • Kirkby Stephen Choral Society: minute books, accounts and other papers 1910-2002 (WDSo 341)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Long Eaton Operatic Society: minutes 1962-1967 (D6974)
  • Long Eaton Festival of Music and the Arts: minutes 1967-1970 (D6973)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Eastbourne Recorded Music Society: records 1949-2007 (ACC 9895)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Marie Hall, violinist: corresp, photographs and ephemera 1900-1956 (D11462)
  • Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bellringers, Cheltenham branch: minutes, reports and papers 1921-2007 (D11288)
  • Painswick Music Society: minutes, accounts and papers 1946-1999 (D11400)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Ocean Music Venue, Hackney: records rel mainly to property c1995-2005 (2008/28)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians: directors' minutes, grant application papers, annual reports and financial statements 1993-2006 (36A08)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Gainsborough Amateur Operatic Society: records, incl photographs of productions (1912-1939) and biographical notes rel to society and its members 1912-2000 (MISC DON 1451)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Brent black music history project: records 2007 (B08/038)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Knaresborough Silver Band: minutes and accounts 1984-2002 (ZKB)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford Bach Passion Choir: additional records incl corresp and committee papers c1990-2007 (Acc 5777)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Swales family of Haverfordwest: family papers and material rel to Swales Music Centre 1771-2008 (HDX/1239)

Powys County Archives Office

  • National Eisteddfod, Llanfyllin 1947: minutes 1947 (M/X/208)
  • National Eisteddfod, Newtown 1965: records 1965 (M/X/208)

Somerset Record Office

  • Ilminster Music Club: minutes, accounts, membership records and papers 1983-2003 (A\CVS)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Halesworth Choral Society: account book 1911-1933 (L1882)

Surrey History Centre

  • Leatherhead Operatic Society: records incl accounts, minutes, photographs, programmes, production and publicity material c1900-2007 (8353)
  • Reigate Philharmonic Society: additional corresp and ephemera 1966-2006 (7867add)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Ashton-under-Lyne and District Cooperative Society Male Voice Choir: records incl minute book and account book 1948-2008 (DD371)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Swansea Festival: additional records incl Executive Committee minutes, corresp, publications and programmes 1950-2007
  • Women in Jazz: oral history recordings of performers, with papers of jazz singer Beryl Bryden 20th cent (D/D WIJ)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Tramways Male Voice Choir: minutes, accounts, corresp and programmes 1931-2007 (WYC:1412)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Chippenham Male Voice Choir: minutes, accounts, corresp and programmes 1970-1994 (3686)
  • Devizes Junior Eisteddfod: lists of competitors and results, event programmes 1946-1995 (3668)
  • Music for Living, Purton: minutes, accounts, corresp and papers 1979-2002 (3707)
  • Trowbridge and District Youth Band: minutes 1983-1997 (3700)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Francois Hippolyte Barthelemon, violinist and composer: music MSS 18th cent (MS Mus. 1588)
  • Cecil Hopkinson, music bibliographer: papers 20th cent (Mus. Dep. 2008/18)
  • Wilfred Josephs, composer: music MSS 20th cent (Mus Dep. 2008/02)
  • Matyas Gyorgy Seiber, composer: papers incl music MSS 1929-1960 (MSS Mus. 1695-1696)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Andrew W Morgan, composer: field recordings made in Northern Namibia 2006 (C1332)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Eiluned Davies, composer and accompanist: music MSS (Eiluned Davies Music Manuscripts)

V&A Theatre and Performance Department (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • Ida Cook, author and campaigner for Jewish refugees and Louise Cook, campaigner for Jewish refugees: papers rel to opera incl corresp, photographs, programmes and libretti c1900-1950 (THM/340)


St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • St George's Chapel, Windsor: organ voluntaries log books, with lists of organ scholars 1975-2007 (ACC/2008/054)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • John Foulds, composer: personal papers 1890-1939 (ACC51/2008)
  • Maud MacCarthy, violinist and writer: personal papers 1890-2002 (ACC 51/2008)
  • Wilfrid Mellers, composer, critic and academic: personal papers 1914-2008 (ACC 57/2008, ACC 67/2008)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Lennox Mohammed, composer and arranger for steel bands: MS score of 'Revelation from Beyond' c1965 (MS Add. 9783)
  • Timothy Moore, composer: papers (MS Add. 9780)
  • Jacques Offenbach, composer: MS score of of the opera 'Dick Whittington' c1874 (MS Add. 9782)
  • Robin Kemsley Orr (1909-2006), musician and composer: corresp, papers and music MSS, with MS score of 'On the Razzle' c1988 20th cent (MS Add. 9803)
  • Charles Edmund Duncan Rubbra, pianist and composer: MS score of 'The Gifts: Greek Folk-song' 1944 (MS Add. 9799)
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composer and conductor: MS exercises in species counterpoint 1873-74 (MS Add. 9806)
  • St Asaph's Cathedral: counter tenor's service and anthem part-book c1766-1800 (MS Add. 9798)

London University: Goldsmiths College

  • Daphne Oram, composer: records incl corresp, diaries, musical scores and scripts 1925-2003 (ORAM)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Pink Singers lesbian and gay community choir, London: minutes, corresp, programmes and photographs 1983-1988 (HCA/PINK SINGERS)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer and folk song collector: diary and letters, with later related material 1914-16