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BBC Radio 3: Musick's Monument, Jan.-Feb. 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10095/8/1/32

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to a 45-minute tripartite discussion between Sadie, Gerald Abraham and Michael Oliver on the writing of musical history, recorded on 22 January 1981 and broadcast on 18 February. Contains Offer of Engagement from the BBC to Sadie; script of opening and closing continuity announcements and Michael Oliver's introduction; typescript transcript of discussion (with annotations); tear sheet of article 'Musical history is a very long book' containing transcript of the discussion published in 'The Listener' on 19 February 1981 to mark the publication of 'The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians'.


  • Creation: Jan.-Feb. 1981


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The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of correspondence containing personal or sensitive information have been closed.


29 folio(s) (29 folios)

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