A Moorside Suite, H173

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1928. For brass band.

1. Arrangement for string orchestra, autograph manuscript [15pp]. Includes Movement I: Scherzo, Movement II: Nocturne and Movement III: March.

Note on the folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand states 'IH [Imogen Holst] has extracted Nocturne Nov 16th '82' and in Rosamund Strode's hand states 'Returned to bag October 1993'.

2. Gustav Holst's patch in the string arrangement, autograph manuscript [1p].

3. Sketches, autograph manuscript [9pp]. Includes a sketch fragment, autograph manuscript [1p].

Also includes three photocopies of a fragment of the manuscript sketches, labelled in Imogen Holst's hand.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.

Alternative Form Available

Manuscript for arrangement for strings has been scanned

Related Material

See HOL/1/2/117/1-2 for published music for A Moorside Suite; see also HOL/1/4/2/10 for additional manuscripts for A Moorside Suite; see also HOL/2/5/14 for manuscript parts for A Moorside Suite.