Works of Basil Harwood

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      GB 161 MSS. Mus. b. 16, c. 52-5, c. 61
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Scope and Content

Autograph fair copies of Harwood's works, nearly all used by the printers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Basil Harwood (1859-1949) was a musician and composer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The works were given to the Library by the composer in 1925 and 1936.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also Musical Compositions of Dr Basil Harwood (MSS. Mus. c. 69-72).