Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
Choose a topicChoose a repository

Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Music


Bath Record Office

  • James Cantelo, musician of Bath: music ms book of catches for three or four voices 1789 (828)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bamboo Club, Bristol: photographs, minute book, membership and publicity material, dramatic scripts 1966-1977 (43845)
  • Bristol Music Lovers Club: minutes and accounts 1942-1947 (44414)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Chesterton Choral Society: minutes, corresp, membership register and misc papers 1964-2009 (R110/063)

Coventry History Centre

  • Coventry Philharmonic Society: minutes, papers and programmes 1944-2009 (PA2791)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • West Cumberland Choral Society: concert and festival programmes 1951-1974 (YDX 364)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Cartmel Choral Society: minutes, reports, accounts, programmes and centenary booklet 1908-2000 (WDSO 355)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Glossop and District Choral Society: records incl minutes and financial papers 1949-2009 (D7336)

Devon Record Office

  • Sabine Baring-Gould, rector of Lew Trenchard, antiquary, folklorist and hymn writer: diary with hymns, poems and stories, 1862-1867, 1884; volume containing rough drafts of stories, c1860 1860-1884 (7742)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Cottingham Band: records c1900-1996 (DDX1627)
  • North and East Yorkshire District Folk and Dance Association: records 1975-2010 (DDX1617)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Seaford Choral Society: minutes 1963-82 (10817)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • English Association of Male Voice Choirs: minutes, corresp and papers 1982-2005 (D10943)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hayling Island Choral Society: records incl minutes 1926-92 (84A10)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hemel Hempstead Singers: minutes, corresp and misc papers 1998-2006 (Acc 4987)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Hull Philharmonic Society: records 1882-2010 (C DSPH)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Whalley Handbell Ringers: records 1989-2006 (DDX 2790)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicester Jazz Society: minutes, committee papers and corresp 1972-1987 (DE7881)
  • Leicester Music Club: minutes and souvenir programmes 1964-1974 (DE7957)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Worshipful Company of Musicians: papers including membership, court, financial, administrative and musical scores 1800-2000 (CLC/L/ME)

Norfolk Record Office

  • John Edward Burton, architect: further papers, mainly personal incl material rel to bellringing 1863-2006 (ACC 2010/203)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Bedale male voice choir: records incl minutes 1949-1992 (Z.1348)

Northumberland Archives

  • Rothbury Music Festival: records 1977-1985 (NRO 08888)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Godfrey Faux, musician: appointment diaries and written memoirs, with photographs and newspaper cuttings rel to history of dance bands in Peterborough c1940-1959 (FDB)

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

  • Biddulph Male Voice Choir: committee minutes, certificates and adjudications 1973-2004 (D6982)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Orchestral Society: petty expenses account book, attendance register, minutes and annual reports, photographs and misc papers 20th cent (GC36)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Flixton Ladies Choir: scrapbook, concert programmes and photographs 1966-81 (10/55)
  • Stretford Choral Society: corresp, photos and programmes 1952-1995 (10/11)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Victoria Male Voice Choir, Gateshead: minutes and accounts 1942-2003 (SX134)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Leamington and District Recorded Music Society: minutes, programmes, lists of membership 1972-2009 (CR4317)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Resolven and District Operatic Society: minutes, accounts, programmes and other records 1939-2007 (D/D RAOS)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Amateur Operatic Society: photograph albums 20th cent (Acc 15921)
  • St Richard Singers, chamber choir, Chichester: records 1969-2004 (Acc 15763)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Elaine Coventry Denby, architect, singer and writer: diaries and journals 1936-1948 (WYB482)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds Music Club: records incl minutes, corresp, membership and visitor records and financial records 1932-2007 (WYL2297)
  • Leeds Organists Association: minute books, register of members, account books and corresp 1936-1986 (WYL2320)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Parbold Douglas Music Society, Wigan: records (Acc. 2010/86)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Aldbourne Band: minutes, corresp and papers 1969-2003 (3880)
  • Bratton Silver Threads: minutes and papers 1993-1998 (3828)

Wrexham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Pentre Broughton Music Festival Committee: constitution and minutes 1984-91 (WM 343)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Edward Benjamin Britten, composer: letters to Robert Saxton c1963-1993 (Ms Mus. 1726)
  • William Busch, composer: music manuscripts c1920-1945 (Mus Dep. 2010/26)
  • Peter Gellhorn, conductor, composer and pianist: papers incl music manuscripts c1930-2004 (Mus Dep. 2010/15)
  • Cecil William Turpie Gray, music critic and composer: papers incl music manuscripts, diaries and photographs c1917-1955 (Mss Mus. 1725)
  • Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent, conductor: papers incl music manuscripts c1915-1967 (Mus Dep. 2010/12)
  • Matyas Gyorgy Seiber, composer: corresp incl letters from composers and performers c1940-1960 (Mus Dep. 2010/3)
  • British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Arrangers: papers c1950-2000 (Mus Dep. 2010/14)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Steve Allen, radio producer: recordings of interviews with British and American jazz musicians and producers, rel to BBC Radio series 'Hear me talking to ya' c1960-1979 (C1411)
  • Thea Musgrave, composer: recordings (C1429)
  • Christopher Raeburn, record producer: classical music recordings c1928-2009 (C1403)
  • Anthony Damian Webb, Benedictine monk: recordings of children's games and songs rel to works at Pitt Rivers Museum (C1431)
  • Unsung: an oral history of the music business (C1427)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Bristol Madrigal Society: financial records corresp and papers incl ms part books 1837-2007 (DM2214)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Allegri String Quartet: papers inc accounts and corresp 1953-2007 (ALQ)

London University: Goldsmiths College

  • Kenneth Gourlay, ethnomusicologist: papers, recordings and records 1965-1984 (GOURLAY)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Delia Derbyshire, composer: papers and tapes 1960-1979 (2010/24)

Royal Northern College of Music

  • Carl Fuchs, cellist: autograph book, photographs and ephemera 1857-1994 (CF-Add)
  • David Lloyd, musician: corresp and programmes 1956-2006 (DL)

University of Huddersfield: Archives & Special Collections

  • Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival: records incl recordings, composers' corresp, publicity materials and programmes 1978-2009 (HCMF)