Manuscript scores for Breton Folk Songs and Melodies

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1111 CRS/16/14
  • Dates of Creation
      mid 20th century
  • Physical Description
      7 items; 27 pages

Scope and Content

Handwritten scores. Includes songs

1 , 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8.

1. Ma douce Annette (3 pages)

2. O! mon Dieu! La triste nouvelle Tout a L'heure j'ai recu (4 pages)

3. Pleure, ma camarade, pleure tou beau prin tempo . Inscirbed on back page is 'Mr Collingwood, No 4 to come'. (3 pages)

4. Inscribed on front page 'No 4 of Eight Breton Folk Songs arr. by Lawrance Collingwood'. (3 pages)

6 & 7. Petit oiseau du bois and Chanson de ? The last word of the title is indeterminable. (4 pages) There is also a second copy of song 6, inscribed 'Joan Cross, Breton Melodies, Petit oiseau', with a second song included inside, Dimache a l'Aube. (7 pages).

8. Untitled piece. (3 pages)

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