File TP/2/1/3 - Columba of Iona: play and music

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GB GB1179 TP-TP/2-TP/2/1-TP/2/1/3


Columba of Iona: play and music


  • 1981-1982 (Creation)

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MS Score: "music only" (see cover). With annotations. Instrumentation: organ, or harp, 3 timps and tubular bells. In two parts: Part I - Prelude (music 1) - Music-background to Poem (music 2) - Amen I (music 3) - Amen II (music 4) - Passage to Iona (music 5) - Boat Song (music 6) - Interlude (music 7) Part II - Part of Psalm 60 (I) (music 8) - Part of Psalm 60 (II) (Music 10 or 9) - Columba Writing (background Music, Music 11) - inserted photocopy taped in - The Death of Columba (music 13) - Hymn (for choir and audience) (music 14) On p. 32: MS text of 'Hymn to St. Columba' pasted in. Cover of stiff yellow card. Copyist's full score. Photocopy of the MS score with some TS pages - "music and text". Includes script. Dated "Bowden, 1981-2". Script/libretto in MS - in hand of TBP and another. Noted on cover "copy of revised MS (original destroyed)". Libretto in TS. Folder of related papers including MS: 'notes on St. Columba of Iona'; Photocopy MS: 'Hymn to St. Columba' - hand-written; TS text: Columba of Iona: notes on sources and list of characters; music: MS/Photocopy MS: Hymn to St. Columba (music 14) - concluding hymn for choir and audience.

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