Collection RHS - Roy Heaton Smith Collection

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Roy Heaton Smith Collection


  • 1943-2012 (Production)

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Étendue matérielle et support

71 items

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Notice biographique

Roy Heaton Smith (1928-2014) was born in Middleton, Manchester. In 1950 he won a scholarship to study at the Royal Manchester College of Music with Richard Hall, with whom he had been taking private composition lessons. As well as composing, he became Head of Music at Queen Elizabeth High School, Middleton, in 1960.

Histoire archivistique

These items were donated to the RNCM Archives by Roy's wife, Mari Heaton Smith (nee Jones) in December 2012.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

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Portée et contenu

The main body of the collection comprises virtually the complete works of Roy Heaton Smith in full score (RHS/01-RHS/67).
The collection also includes note books, musical sketches, concert programmes, computer printouts, and other miscellaneous items (RHS/68-RHS/71).
Where information about a work (e.g. opus numbers) appears in sqaure brackets, this indicates that such information has been inferred from the composer's works list (RHS/69).

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


None expected

Mode de classement

Arranged by opus number

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Écriture des documents

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Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

The scores comprising the main body of the collection are mostly unpublished. Most are autograph MSs or photographic copies thereof. Several scores are typeset and printed and/or published. In many cases there are multiple copies of a single score. The miscellaneous items at the end of the collection comprise a mixture of manuscripts, photocopies, and printed originals.
Most items are annotated to some extent.

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Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

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Mots-clés - Sujets

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Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

Volunteer - William Marshall




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