University of East Anglia [UEA] recordings of part-songs by Gustav Holst's

Scope and Content

Material for recording of Gustav Holst's early part-songs at UEA Music Centre, 6-8 July 1981. Includes correspondence, memoranda and photocopied and manuscript scores (revised and edited by Imogen Holst).

Music scores include:

Winter and the Birds, App. I, 40 by Gustav Holst, edited by Imogen Holst; photocopies of manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand

Soft and Gently, H13 (3) by Gustav Holst, edited by Imogen Holst: photocopies of manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand

Ode to CKS and the Oriana, H157 by Gustav Holst: photocopies of autograph manuscript

Chant from The Passingof the Essenes, H180(1) by Gustav Holst: manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand and photopcies of score, ?edited by Imogen Holst

By the Waters of Babylon, H94, by Gustav Holst, revised and edited by Imogen Holst (1981): photocopy of manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand

O Lady, Leave that Silken Thread, H4 by Gustav Holst, revised by Imogen Holst (1981): photocopies of manuscript in Imogen Holst's hand

A Dream of Christmas, H139 by Gustav Holst, edited by Imogen Holst: photocopies of manuscript score and parts in unidentified hand with pencil annotations

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/8/2, HOL/8/3, HOL/8/5 and HOL/8/6 for further music manuscripts of Imogen Holst deposited from the collections of private owners.

See HOL/8/2/1 for Imogen Holst's music manuscripts

See HOL/2/16 for music that Imogen was working on at the time of her death.

See HOL/2/14/11/5 File regarding recordings of early part-songs by Gustav Holst, edited and revised by Imogen Holst. This file includes photocopied and manuscript scores.

See HOL/2/2 for copies of Imogen Holst's music manuscripts held elsewhere.