Carey Blyton Collection

Scope and Content

A collection of around 75 autograph manuscripts of compositions by the composer Carey Blyton (1932-2002), most of which are unpublished. Blyton was a student at Trinity College of Music, winning the Granville Bantock Prize for composition. He later returned as a professor of harmony, counterpoint and orchestration.

Access Information

By appointment: please contact us to arrange an appointment before visiting. This enables us to save you time by having materials ready for you when you arrive. External users wishing to see rare materials will be asked to provide proof of identity.

To make an appointment to access the collection, contact the Head Librarian, Claire Kidwell,


Address: Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts,Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance,King Charles Court,Old Royal Naval College,Greenwich,London SE10 9JF

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Archivist's Note

Created by Jane Ronson (Archives Hub team) using the Archives Hub EAD Editor, November 2014.

Description based on the The Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts Online Catalogue record, with assistance from Emma Greenwood (Librarian, Special Collections and Cataloguing), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, April 2014.

Conditions Governing Use

Contact the Head Librarian, Claire Kidwell,