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Williams, Ralph Vaughan (1872-1958) composer

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Surname: Vaughan Williams
Forenames: Ralph
Gender: Male
Date: 1872-1958
Places:
  • Down Ampney, Gloucestershire
Biography: ODNB link for Williams, Ralph Vaughan (1872-1958) composer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P137018 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P29218 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Ralph Vaughan Williams
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1878-1958: corresp, musical MSS, collections and papers
British Library, Music Collections
2
c 1913: Music for Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night';
British Library, Music Collections
3
c1872-1974: corresp, musical MSS and papers
British Library, Music Collections
4
1895-56: letters to GE Moore
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 38845
5
1895-1979: music MSS, corresp, misc papers
British Library, Music Collections
See Annual Return 2002
6
1899-1957: letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
20th cent: music MSS
British Library, Music Collections
8
1901-1902: MS of Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
9
c1903-33: letters from GT Holst
British Library, Music Collections
10
1908-1919: letters from Maurice Ravel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1910-51: letters to EJ Dent
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 44130
12
1911-49: letters to Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
13
1914-72: corresp and papers collected by Dr William Cole, conductor of the Leith Hill Musical Festival
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2006
14
c1918-58: letters to Sir AC Boult
British Library, Music Collections
15
c1924-1925: MS of Concerto Academico
British Library, Music Collections
16
1926-48: letters to Sir Ivor Atkins
British Library, Music Collections
17
1929-58: corresp with Rutland Boughton
British Library, Music Collections
18
1932-55: letters to Katharine Thomson and her mother Jessie Stewart
British Library, Music Collections
19
1935-57: letters from the Society of Authors
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1938-58: letters to Sir H J and Lady Jessie Wood
British Library, Music Collections
21
1942-58: letters to Roy Douglas
British Library, Music Collections
22
1947, 1953: letters concerning anthem 'The Souls of the Righteous' 1947; photocopied letters to William McKie concerning 1953 coronation music.
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room
23
c1951-1958: letters to D Wallis
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
c1957-1958: corresp with Herbert Sumsion, composer
British Library, Music Collections
See Annual Return 2005, 2007
25
manuscripts
Royal Academy of Music Library
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
26
c1900-1958: sketches and score of ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’; sketch books and loose leaves for Symphony no. 8, ‘Shropshire Lad’, Sea Symphony’ and other works
British Library, Music Collections
27
c1900-1958: 'Iphigenia in Tauris' by Euripides, annotated printed book
British Library, Music Collections
28
c 1896-1958: Manuscripts
British Library, Music Collections
29
1910-1914: 'Hugh the Drover', ballad opera in two acts with libretto by Harold Child
British Library, Music Collections
30
c 1951: Romance for viola and piano
British Library, Music Collections
31
1940-1941: 'Household Music', three preludes based on Welsh hymn tunes, for string quartet or alternative instruments with horn ad libitum
British Library, Music Collections
32
c 1914-1915: London symphony
British Library, Music Collections
33
1928: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
34
1946: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
35
1948: Music for the film Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
British Library, Music Collections
36
1944: String quartet no. 2, in A minor
British Library, Music Collections
37
1950: Music for the film Bitter Springs
British Library, Music Collections
38
1914-1920: 'The Lark Ascending', romance for violin and orchestra
British Library, Music Collections
39
1920: 'O clap your hands' (f. 1), set for SATB chorus, brass, percussion and organ
British Library, Music Collections
40
1958: '3 Vocalises for soprano voice and clarinet'
British Library, Music Collections
41
1921-1925: Songs, motets and settings
British Library, Music Collections
42
c 1878-1925: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
43
c 1939: English Folksongs
British Library, Music Collections
44
1931: 'Job. A Masque for Dancing'
British Library, Music Collections
45
1911: 'Five Mystical Songs'
British Library, Music Collections
46
c 1907: 'Toward the Unknown Region'
British Library, Music Collections
47
1882-1958: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
48
1953-1957: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
49
1929: Musical mss
British Library, Music Collections
50
1939: 'Flourish for Wind Band'
British Library, Music Collections
51
1929: 'Three Choral Hymns'
British Library, Music Collections
52
1938: Vocal score
British Library, Music Collections
53
1920-1921: Two-piano version of the Pastoral Symphony
British Library, Music Collections
54
1944-1947: Symphony in e minor no. 6
British Library, Music Collections
55
c 1906-1920: English folk songs
British Library, Music Collections
56
1948: Music for the film Scott of the Antarctic
British Library, Music Collections
57
1902-1929: Songs and other music
British Library, Music Collections
58
1955: Music for the film The England of Elizabeth
British Library, Music Collections
59
1946-1948: Partita for double string orchestra
British Library, Music Collections
60
c 1930: Opera, Hugh the Drover
British Library, Music Collections
61
1926-1931: Piano Concerto in C major
British Library, Music Collections
62
1929: Fantasia on Sussex Folk-Tunes for 'cello and orchestra
British Library, Music Collections
63
1931-1934: Symphony no. 4 in F minor;
British Library, Music Collections
64
1924: 'Concerto Grosso for Military Band'
British Library, Music Collections
65
1953-1955: Symphony no. 8 in D minor
British Library, Music Collections
66
1952: 'The Pilgrim's Progress'
British Library, Music Collections
67
c 1930: 'Hugh the Drover'
British Library, Music Collections
68
1925: 'The Wasps'
British Library, Music Collections
69
1920-1922: Rondels and motet
British Library, Music Collections
70
1944: Incidental music for 'Richard II'
British Library, Music Collections
71
1935-1951: Works for trumpets
British Library, Music Collections
72
1872-1958: Printed books
British Library, Music Collections
73
c 1954-1959: Sketches and drafts of 'Four Last Songs'
British Library, Music Collections
74
1958: 'The First Nowell'
British Library, Music Collections
75
c 1958: Sketches and draft libretto for the unfinished opera 'Thomas the Rhymer'
British Library, Music Collections
76
1929-1956: Letters and papers
British Library, Music Collections
77
1954: Folk songs
British Library, Music Collections
78
1915-1958: Music mss
British Library, Music Collections
79
1950-1956: Correspondence
British Library, Music Collections
80
1950-1951: Correspondence and papers relating to staging 'The Pilgrim's Progress'
British Library, Music Collections
81
c 1925: Musical sketch-book
British Library, Music Collections
82
c 1929-1971: Full score pages from the publisher's hire library copies of the opera 'Sir John in Love'
British Library, Music Collections
83
c 1897-1958: Sonata for horn and piano in F major
British Library, Music Collections
84
1950: Material relating to the translation into German of the text of the stage morality 'The Pilgrim's Progress'
British Library, Music Collections
85
c 1872-1958: Double-bass part for the aria 'Mein teurer Heiland' from Bach's St Matthew Passion
British Library, Music Collections
86
1934-1937: 'Pipeaux 1934'
British Library, Music Collections
87
1904-1943: Short works for piano solo
British Library, Music Collections
88
1903-1974: Music mss, correspondence and papers relating to the composition and staging of Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress
British Library, Music Collections
89
c 1958: Libretto and vocal score of the unfinished opera ‘Thomas the Rhymer’
British Library, Music Collections
90
Marked copy of The Pilgrim's Progress
British Library, Music Collections
91
Ludwig van Beethoven and Vaughan Williams' tuning forks
British Library, Music Collections
92
c 1949-1952: Sinfonia Antartica
British Library, Music Collections
93
1942: Part of the music for the film Coastal Command
British Library, Music Collections
94
c 1897-1958: Music mss
British Library, Music Collections
95
c 1932-1955: Letters to Katharine Thomson and her mother, Mrs Jessie Stewart
British Library, Music Collections
96
1920-1958: Music mss
British Library, Music Collections
97
1889-1956: Correspondence
British Library, Music Collections

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