'Jazz-band piece' [Capriccio], or 'Mr Shilkret's Maggot', H185

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1932. Original version for 'Radio' band. Revised version edited by Imogen Holst for orchestra.

1. Full orchestral score, edited from unrevised score by Imogen Holst, non-autograph manuscript [36pp].

2. Arrangement for two pianos, non-autograph manuscript [12pp].

3. Photocopy of a handwritten letter by Imogen Holst to the publisher Faber Music Ltd, regarding first proofs of the Capriccio score (14 March 1972). Also includes Imogen Holst's handwritten notes for questions to ask the publisher in her letter.

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.

Related Material

See HOL/1/2/127 for published music for Capriccio.