Double Concerto, H175, Op 49

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1929. For two violins and orchestra.

1. Piano reduction, autograph manuscript [30pp]. Pages 15 and 16 are missing. Includes Movement I: Scherzo and Movement II: Variations on a Ground. Movement II: Lament may begin on missing pages.

Note on the folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand states 'This is IH's [Imogen Holst's] own property'.

2. Sketches, autograph manuscript [20pp]. Includes fragments of Movement I: Scherzo.

Note on the folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand states 'Sketches for Double Concerto and fragments of [?] ie Choral Fantasia (also tune from Morning of the Year?)'

For more material on Morning of the Year see RefNo HOL/1/1/55 and for Choral Fantasia see RefNo HOL/1/1/64

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/1/2/119/1-3 for published music for Double Concerto; see also HOL/2/5/15 for published parts marked by Imogen Holst for Double Concerto.