Two volumes of handwritten manuscript music score of Frank Lambert's comic opera 'Ladyland'

Scope and Content

Previously part of University of Nottingham Library music stock:

MS 974/1: M1500.L25, book number 161354 (orchestral score)

MS 974/2: M1503.L25, book number 161355 (vocal score)

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Lambert composed the comic opera Ladyland, which was premiered in 1904 at the Avenue Theatre, London (according to the Stanford University Library database 'Opening Night!'). It is not known who created these handwritten manuscripts. Both volumes are both are bound as if they were published.


No archival arrangement has been necessary

Access Information

Accessible to all readers.

Other Finding Aids

This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright in the description belongs to The University of Nottingham

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements


Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Custodial History

The scores were previously part of the Music Library stock at The University of Nottingham but were transferred to Manuscripts and Special Collections in December 2015, as both volumes consist of handwritten manuscript sheet music.


Ladyland. Comic opera / music by Frank Lambert.-- London & New York [1908] 8 vols, held by: National Library of Scotland