Collection Level Description: Music Manuscripts of George Sainton Kaye Butterworth
Reference: MSS. Mus. c. 540-1
Title: Music Manuscripts of George Sainton Kaye Butterworth
Dates of Creation: 1913-[c. 1917]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: George Sainton Kaye Butterworth
Language of Material: English
George Sainton Kaye Butterworth (1885-1916) was a composer and folk song collector. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Music manuscripts of George Sainton Kaye Butterworth comprising:
- 'Orchestral prelude " The cherry tree"', final title '"Shropshire lad"
rhapsody', 1st violin part only in a copyist's hand.
- 'Idyll for small orchestra, "The banks of green willow"'. Composed 1913.
Copyist's ink score, with title-page in the hand of the composer's father Sir A.
Kaye Butterworth, and a note by him dated Jan. 1917. Copied from the first
version of the autograph score (MS. Mus. c. 301), and with the engraver's
markings in pencil for the edition published, London, Stainer & Bell, 1918.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1992.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid
reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to
Related Units of Description
Music of George Sainton Kaye Butterworth.
Butterworth | George Sainton Kaye | 1885-1916 | Composer and folk song collector
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