MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. lxvii. ‘St Thomas Wake’. Sketches and draf ... 

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      GB 2027 Add MS 71318
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000940.0x0003b6
  • Dates of Creation
      1966-1968
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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MAXWELL DAVIES MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. lxvii. ‘St Thomas Wake’. Sketches and drafts; 1966-1968.

ff. 65. Various sizes; some sketches written across the openings of folded sheets, as in Add. 71253.

1. ff. 1-17. Numerical tables and rhythmic and melodic charts; 1966-1968.

2. ff. 18-25. Sketches and drafts in short or condensed score; n.d. In pencil with coloured crayon.

3. ff. 26-65. Draft full score in pencil; 1968. Headed ‘2nd sketch’. Lacking the prelude and the final 52 bars. With pencil draft of ‘Canon ad honorem Igor Stravinsky’ (J71) (f. 26); see Add. 71259 and 71424.

John Bull, composer: Peter Maxwell Davies's 'St Thomas Wake' , on a pavan by John Bull: 1966-1969.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, composer: Peter Maxwell Davies's 'Canon ad honorem Igor Stravinsky': 1967, n.d.

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