Copies of pages from Notebook 1920

Scope and Content

Photocopies of various pages from Gustav Holst's notebook of 1920, given to Pamela O'Malley, later Pamela Hind O'Malley, as a wedding present in June 1949. Copies are divided into three bundles labelled in Imogen Holst's hand:

1. 'From notebooks, (Dartington, Winsome[?]) now in Bristol Univ', includes photocopies of 3 pages of Gustav Holst's 1920 notebook.

2. 'Pages from notebooks given to Pamela Hind O'Malley', includes photocopies of pages of Gustav Holst's 1920 notebook, detailing a schedule for learning to sing and vocal warm ups, advice for performances and performers, manuscripts for vocal training and warm ups.

3. 'Extracts from notebooks- A2', also from notebook given to Pamela O'Malley. Includes photocopies of pages of Gustav Holst's 1920 notebook giving advice on performing music and asking for advice on the Whitsun Festival, annually organised by Gustav Holst.

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