Scene VIII, Arming Song

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, date of composition unknown.

Fragment, autograph manuscript [1p].

Note on the envelope in Imogen Holst's hand states 'not listed in Thematic Catalogue'. Note on the covering page of the manuscript fragment in Imogen Hoslt's hand states 'GH alternative to [?]enclosed Arming Song, Scene VII', with pencil manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand, and note stating 'original given to Sally Welford on her 21st birthday, Jan 1964.'

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