All scores are wholly autograph, with the exception of some full scores which were prepared with the help of an amanuensis; these have been indicated as partly autograph.
Britten Manuscripts: Musical compositions of Benjamin Britten
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2027 Add MS 60593-60626
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000036.0x000132
- Dates of Creation1925-1979
- Language of MaterialEnglish Latin
- Physical Description34 volumes
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Conditions Governing Access
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Alternative Form Available
Digital facsimiles are available online at http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts and a microfilm copy is available for reference at the British Library (shelfmark M. 881/1-5).
Conditions Governing Use
These manuscripts are normally held, on loan, at the Britten-Pears Library, Aldeburgh, but they are currently available at the British Library while the Britten-Pears Library completes building work.