Nabou, or Kings in Babylon, H94

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, unknown date of composition. Incidental music to a play by Alice M. Buckton.

1. Sketches, autograph manuscript [10pp], including 'Introduction' [2pp]. Includes detailed pencil notes on performanc techniques and styles.

2. Also includes original front cover of the sketch manuscripts labelled 'Sketches for Nabou otherwise Kings in babylon play by Alice Buckton'.

Note on the folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand states '8 unnumbered pages with A Buckton's scribbled notes about production.'

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.