James Butt: Five William Blake Songs

Scope and Content

For soprano or tenor and pianoforte. Printed music, voice and piano score, in Imogen Holst's hand, inscribed 'To Imogen, with good wishes and unbounded affection from James'. This is copy number 83 of 300 printed. Includes a letter from Imogen Holst to Butt declining the offer for her to write a preface to the songs (9 Apr 1980), and a letter from Butt to Imogen Holst thanking her for her teaching and help (18 Jul 1980).

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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.