Fair copies by George Frederick Sharpe of some orchestral and choral works

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Fair copies by George Frederick Sharpe of some orchestral and choral works comprising:

  • 'Stride and conquest. Overture'
  • ' "The progress of poesy", by Thomas Gray. Written for soli, chorus and orchestra'. Ode in three parts. Full score
  • ' "Man's feeble race". Part II of Ode ["The progress of poesy"] by Thomas Gray. Set to music for chorus and orchestra'. Vocal score.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Frederick Sharpe (1863-1946) was a musician and composer.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library, c. 1982.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.