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'Maoriana', Sinfonia for Brass. Op 85

Previously ABW/1/59. Autograph MS of 87 pages. The work was commissioned by the New Zealand Brass Band Association. 9 Nov 1989 is written on the front cover. The first performance took place on 11 May 1990. Butterworth's notes on the work...

'Maoriana', Sinfonia for Brass. Op 85

Previously ABW/1/84. Photocopy full score. This work was commissioned by and dedicated to the New Zealand Brass Bands Association Inc. It was first performed as the A Grade test piece at the sesquicentennial Shell New Zealand Brass Band Champion...

A Devonshire Suite

Autograph MS of 8 music MS notebooks in one folder, with commentary. Comprises 3 movements: Haytor; Cockington; Widdecombe. Composed by Arthur Butterworth whilst on holiday in Devon.

A Matter of Choice

Previously uncatalogued. 6 pages. Unperformed and unpublished, no Opus no. Arthur Butterworth and Sarah Churhcill.

A Moorland Symphony. Op 32

Previously uncatalogued. Written for the Saddleworth Festival, 1967. Choral symphony featuring 6 poems of well-known local poet, Ammon Wrigley (1861-1945): Prologue; 4 poems expressive of each season on the moors;final postlude, 'Saddleworth ...

Actaeon's Ride. Op 102

Previously uncatalogued. Autograph MS of 93 pages, with introduction. And separate scores for different instruments. Symphonic Scherzo for wind instruments and double bass. Commissioned by the Mayfield Wind Sinfonia. First performed by Mayfield Wi...

Arthur Butterworth Papers

  • GB GB1179 ABW
  • Collection
  • 1939-2003

Autograph MSS, copy MSS and printed editions of music by Arthur Butterworth. Some correspondence related to Arthur Butterworth.

Butterworth, Arthur (1923-2014), composer, trumpeter

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