Music Manuscripts

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 982 GP/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, Italian, French, German, Latin, and Spanish or Castilian.
  • Physical Description
      0.073 cubic metres

Scope and Content

This sub-fonds includes manuscripts of musical compositions, many of them autograph, by composers including Claude F Fox-Chawner and William Croft. This group also contains manuscripts of compositions by John Blow, Aleessandro Scarlatti and Johann Wenzel Tomaschek which, along with Giovanni Bononcini's Arie dell'Opera di Calfurnia, are considered to be of especial significance.


Further information on the Powell music manuscripts can be found in Dr David R A Evans, The Powell Collection of Music Manuscripts, Current Musicology, vol. 52 (1993).