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Charles Hallé letters

  • GB GB1179 CH
  • Collection
  • late 1800s

Letters sent by Charles Hallé (88 in total), chiefly to Stanley Withers and Gustav Behrens, and chiefly concerning the foundation of the Royal Manchester College of Music, particularly meetings for canvassing support and executive meetings. Other...

Hallé, Charles (1819-1895), Knight; pianist, conductor, founder of Royal Manchester College of Music

Carroll Papers

  • GB GB1179 Carroll
  • Collection
  • c.1850-c.1999

Correspondence, music, photographs and other items accumulated or created by members of the Carroll family - chiefly Walter and Ida Carroll, but also Elsa Carroll and Geoffrey Griffiths.

Carroll, Ida Gertrude (1905-1995), Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Principal of the Northern School of Music, double bass player

Harry James Wild music

  • GB GB1179 HJW
  • Collection
  • 1940s-?1960s

Manuscript scores by Harry James Wild, alumnus of the Royal Manchester College of Music. Some work is signed Hiram Wild.

Wild, Harry James (1928-1993), composer

Mark Simpson music

  • GB GB1179 MSimp
  • Collection
  • 2003-2007

Typescript copies of compositions by Mark Simpson (alumnus of JRNCM)

Simpson, Mark (1988-present), composer, clarinettist

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble: tour papers

  • GB GB1179 PJBE-ADD2
  • Collection
  • 1970s-1980s

Paperwork of tours, correspondence and finance.

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1951-1986), touring ensemble

Thomas Pitfield material collected by Canon Ridgway

  • GB GB1179 CR
  • Collection
  • c1951-c1975

Scores, letters and other papers mainly from Thomas Pitfield to Canon Ridgway. In the main the papers relate to Thomas Pitfield's morality play, 'Adam and the Creatures', which was published in 1968. It appears that Maurice Ridgwa...

Pitfield, Thomas Baron (1903-1999), Composer, artist

Arnold Cooke collection: additional material 2

  • GB GB1179 AC-ADD2
  • Collection
  • 1936

MS of Wedding March written for the marriage of William and Beryl Cooke, 27 Jun 1936. William was Cooke's borther. Witten and played by Arnold Cooke on the wedding day.

Cooke, Arnold Atkinson (1906-2005), Composer

Arnold Cooke collection: additional material 1

  • GB GB1179 AC-Add1
  • Collection
  • 1964-2005

This collection contains manuscript scores, lists of Cooke's works, biographies, obituaries and articles and correspondence to Peter Marr.

Cooke, Arnold Atkinson (1906-2005), Composer

Alan Rawsthorne Papers

  • GB GB1179 AR
  • Collection
  • 1861-1998

MS works of Alan Rawsthorne including manuscripts of most of his published works. In addition there are manuscripts of many unpublished pieces, most from early in the composer's career. Rawsthorne composed symphonies, concerti, chamber music...

Rawsthorne, Alan (1905-1971), Composer

John Wray archive

  • GB GB1179 JW
  • Collection
  • 1933-1997

Mainly manuscript music of John Reginald Wray, acting principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music.

Wray, John Reginald (fl.1930s-1990s), composer, organist, Royal Manchester College of Music acting principal

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