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Sir Michael Tippett: ''Words for music perhaps''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9230

Scope and Contents

Dye-line of copyist's manuscript of 'Words for music perhaps, a sequence of love poems by W.B. Yeats', set to music by Tippett; with photocopy of original manuscript; 'Words for music perhaps' was commissioned by the BBC, composed 1959-60, and broadcast 8 June 1960


  • 1960


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From the library of Norman del Mar (1982); purchased 1994

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