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Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the...
Dates: 1850-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hymnarium cum notis Musicis, Sixteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Nn.04.11
Scope and Contents

Prefixed are 6 leaves of prayers to our Lady in Dutch, at the end of which is a statement that they are written 'per me Joannem filium Nycolai presbiteri.'

Dates: Sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Integer Solutions of Quadratic Functions and Other Notes, c 1665

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.2: 31
Scope and Contents

Includes notes of the musical semitone.

Dates: c 1665
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Introits for Sundays and Festivals, set to music on a four-line stave

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6975
Scope and Contents

At the end is a prayer for Charles Emmanuel [I], King of Sardinia. Rubrics in English, suggesting origin in an English convent in the Kingdom of Sardinia. Initials in gree, red, or blue, with occasional decoration. Inside front cover and at foot of p.1: 'Henry Asnon' (18th cent. hand). p. 132: 'T. Scoles's Book of the Gift of Unkle Asnon, Septr 15th 1793'. 66 fos. 7.25 x 4.75 in.

Dates: 1730-1733 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Italian Arias

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6002
Scope and Contents (fo. 1v) blank; (fo. 2v) 'Povere mie speranze'; (fo. 3v) 'So' che vauti un core ingrato so''; (fo. 5v) 'Donne vegni al balcon che l'orbo'; (fo. 6v) 'La violetta vergognosetta'; (fo. 7v) 'Ah ritorna e ta' dell' oro alla terra'; (fo. 8v) 'Dormia sul margine d'un ruscelletto supinae'; (fo. 9v) 'Pur nel sonno al mentalora vien cole'; (fo. 10v) 'Rondi nella amira pieta fula dolce sua'; (fo. 12v) 'Sulla piazza miei signori ecco qua l'onto'; (fo. 13v) Ho sparso tante lagrime per animo lirti'; (fo....
Dates: 1700-1800 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jeanne-Marie Dolmetsch Collection

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10371
Dates: Majority of material found within 1580 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The archive is not yet fully catalogued. In order to discuss access please contact the music or manuscripts department.
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John Dowland and others: musical compositions, [1598-1595]

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.11
Scope and Contents

Pavans, galliards, marches and songs, composed principally by John Dowland and Antony Holburne. The music is written on a single stave of six lines; the notes are represented by letters on the lines or spaces, and their length by symbols above the stave. Most pages contain 11 staves. Titles of the pieces include 'My hart is surely soft', 'Go fro my windoe goe' and 'Bonny sweete boy'.

Dates: [1598-1595]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Marsh: Diaries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7757
Scope and Contents Transcripts made by Marsh's son Edward of his father's diaries, which Marsh had started to write in 1765, with some loose notes describing particular volumes. Nos. 1-3 are missing. No.4 1768-1770 (pp.273-368); No.5 1770-1773 (pp.369-460); No.6 1773-1776 (pp.461-556); No.7 1776-1779 (pp.557-648); No.8 1779-1781 (pp.649-740); No.9 1781-1783 (pp.741-836); No.10 1783-1785 (pp.837-932); No.11 1785-1787 (pp.933-1024); No.12 1787-1790 (pp.1025-1112); No.13 1790-1794 (pp.1113-1204); No.14 1794-1799...
Dates: 1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters from Artur Schnabel to Edward Dent, 1950-01-20 - 1950-02-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/354
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1950-01-20 - 1950-02-12
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Letters from composers and conductors, 1968-1984 and dated without year

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/9-16
Scope and Contents (9) Leopold Stokowski to Ida Krehm, 6 March 1968; (10) Arthur Bliss to Mr Davis (?), 2 October 1971; (11) Adrian Boult to J. Littleton of Novello and Company, Ltd, 12 October 1971; (12) Charles Groves to the Hire Librarian, Novello Hire Library, 11 July 1980; (13) Alan Bush to Messrs Godwin and Tabb, c/o Messrs Novello and Company, 27 December 1980; (14) Alan Bush to Messrs Novello and Company, 4 August 1984; (15) John Lanchbery to Arthur [Bliss], 1 October, no year; (16) László Heltay...
Dates: 1968-1984 and dated without year
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to AHM on Else Headlam-Morley's concerts, 1925 - 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 1/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Robert Davenport; Kenneth Headlam-Morley; Edward Dent [President of the International Society for Contemporary Music] on performances of Else's opera 'Leonarda' at Salzburg and Innsbruck [Austria].

Dates: 1925 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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List of Exercises of Bachelors and Doctors of Music

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6378
Scope and Contents

A reference-list of the exercises for the Degrees of Bachelor and Doctor of Music between the years 1875 and 1910, arranged in columns as follows: 1) name of recipient of degree; 2) degree; 3) date; 4) reference number of exercise. The names are in alphabetical order. The reference numbers are those of the University Library, where the exercises are kept. There are 22 folios.

Dates: 1875-1910
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Literary: correspondence: recordings of speeches and extracts from works. This file primarily consists of business correspondence relating to the rights in speeches recorded privately by WSC in 1949, which were acquired by Decca in 1964. Much of WSC's correspondence is handled by his Private Secretary, Anthony Montague Browne. , 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/445A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: O C Preuss (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company) (20), Emery Reves, Anthony Moir [lawyer acting for WSC] (30), J D Bicknell (His Master's Voice Gramophone Company, later Electrical and Musical Industries Ltd) (15), Denis Kelly, Arthur Luce Klein (Spoken Arts Inc), Hugh Greene [Director-General, BBC], George Marek (Vice-President and General Manager, Radio Corporation of America) (2), Leonard Lyons (New York Post), Kenneth Glancy (Vice-President, Columbia Records),...
Dates: 27 Sep 1946 - 24 Apr 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Luca Marenzio: Madrigals

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6372
Scope and Contents Madrigals for four voices by Luca Marenzio, copied from the edition published at Venice 1592 in the hand of T. Greatorex, F.R.S., F.L.S. Organist of Westminster Abbey (+1831). On fo. i appears the following note: 'This fine Score of Luca Marenzio's Madrigals, published in parts, 1592, at Venice, is in the handwriting of T. Greatorex, F.R.S., F.L.S., Conductor of the Concerts of Antient Music, Organist of Westminster Abbey, etc., etc. His collection of music, etc., was sold by Watson, at...
Dates: 1790 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mark Brown: Musical scores for productions of the 7:84 Theatre Company

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10430
Scope and Contents

Comprises scores for: (/1) 'The Fish in the Sea'; (/2) 'Yobbo Nowt' (photocopy); (/3) 'Lay-Off'; and (/4) 'Bitter Apples' (photocopy, with a covering note by Brown).

Dates: 1975-1979
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Mathew Holmes lute books, c. 1600

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.33
Scope and Contents

See also MS Dd.02.11, Dd.05.78.3, and Nn.06.36. Most of the pages contain eight staves of music.

Dates: c. 1600
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Maurice Greene: Anthems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3135
Scope and Contents

(fo. 1) 'Lord, let me know mine end', scored for four voices and bass, many printed editions; (fo. 5v) 'Bow down Thine ear', scored for six voices; (fo. 13v) 'O Praise the Lord all ye heathen', scored for four voices, written from end of volume; (Fo. 1) 'A Funeral Anthymn by Maurice Green For 4 voices to a Walking Thorough Base The Finest Anthymn that Ever was Made'; (Fo. 12) 'By Mr Maurice Green The Kings Organist & Organist of St Pauls.'

Dates: 1750 (Circa, Date inferred from 18th-century hand)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minutes of the Board of Musical Studies, signed, 1877 - 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1877 - 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous, 1847 - 1995

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/105
Scope and Contents Includes: articles on free trade and the currency, 1847-57; offprint of an article on the history of London government; report on the polls and the 1970 election by Richard Rose, Professor of Politics, Strathclyde University; copies of immigration and nationality legislation, 1948-80; correspondence on immigration statistics with David Ennals, Secretary of State for Social Services and Jennifer Tanfield, Head of Statistical Section, House of Commons Library, with tables for the 1976...
Dates: 1847 - 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Music copybook

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6619
Scope and Contents Collection of short musical pieces, probably copied from printed editions. Among them the following: (p. 8) anon: Pastoral Dialogue, published c. 1760, c. 1765, c. 1770; (p. 23) T. A. Arne: 'When daisies pied', from As You Like It, published c. 1750; (p. 25) the same: 'Blow, blow, thou winter wind', from the same, published c. 1750, c. 1765; (p. 29) G. F. Handel: 'See the conquering Hero comes', from Judas Maccabaeus, first published 1747; (p. 65) anon: 'Adieu to the Village Delights',...
Dates: 1765 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Musical compositions, c. 1600

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.18
Scope and Contents Most of the leaves contain on each page seven staves of music. The notation and the character of the music in this volume is the same as in MS Dd.2.11. The music is generally harmonized, in which case the staves contain six lines; when only the melody is given, the staves contain five lines only. On leaf 64 there is a melody written in a later hand and in the more modern notation of breves, minims, etc. On leaf 66 there is an index headed 'Lessons in this book'. The airs or melodies are...
Dates: c. 1600
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Musical compositions, c. 1615

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.22
Scope and Contents

Music, of a similar kind to that in MS Dd.02.11 ('pavans, galliards, marches and songs'). The last two leaves give the notes and clefs used in the modern notation, together with a scale-exercise for the harpsichord.

Dates: c. 1615
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Musical compositions, c. 1610

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.23
Scope and Contents

Music, of a similar kind to that in MS Dd.02.11 ('pavans, galliards, marches and songs').

Dates: c. 1610
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Musical compositions, c. 1620

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.20
Scope and Contents

On the flyleaf is written 'For the bass vyall'. Leaves 1-11, 19-25, 33 and 40-42 contain the bass part of a number of dance tunes: this portion of the manuscript is written in the notation semibreves, minims, etc., but without bars. Leaves 12-18 and 26-27 contain music in similar notation to that in MS Dd.02.11. The remaining leaves are blank. For the recorder part to many of these pieces, see MS Dd.05.21.

Dates: c. 1620
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Musical compositions, c. 1620

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.21
Scope and Contents

Contains the recorder part of most of the music whose bass is in MS Dd.05.20.

Dates: c. 1620
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).