Works of Sir Hubert Parry

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Mus. b. 20-4, b. 26, c. 94-5, c. 101, c. 109-17, c. 119-33, c. 135-8, d. 222-3
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1866-1950]
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      39 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Drafts, fair copies, and copies used by printers of Sir Hubert Parry's works, mostly incomplete. Unpublished works are included. The collection consists of:  

  • Choral works with orchestral accompaniment
  • Music for Greek plays
  • Other vocal music
  • Orchestral works
  • Chamber music
  • Works for pianoforte, organ, violin, and cello
  • Drafts of The Art of Music (London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trbner, 1893)
  • Miscellaneous

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) was a composer and musical writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library, 1952-8.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.