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Ursula Vaughan Williams: Libretti

MS Mus. 1714/6/4/1 : c1930-1990

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  • Title:
    Ursula Vaughan Williams: Libretti
  • Collection Area: Music Collections
  • Reference: MS Mus. 1714/6/4/1
  • Creation Date: c1930-1990
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 180 folios

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents:
    • Ballet scenario, 'Margaret. A ballet in three scenes, from the ballad of "Clerk Saunders"'. [1930s?]. Typescript copy.
    • Pantomime scenario, 'Sleeping Beauty'. Two versions. Typescript and autograph. Set and costume designs. [1930s and 1980s?]
    • Libretto for 'David and Bathsheba', an opera in one act by David Barlow. [1969]. Two annotated typescript copies, with a set design and working schedule for a performance in St Thomas' Church, Newcastle.
    • Libretto for 'Melita, or, A cup full of tears', an opera in one act by Charles Camilleri. [1968]. Based on a Maltese story. Typescript copy, with set design and programme of a performance in Aquinas Hall, Belfast. With postcards and correspondence relating to Malta.
    • Libretto for 'Serenade', an opera in one act by Anthony Scott. n.d. Two typescript copies.
    • Some pages of typescript notes entitled 'Hugh the Drover-Queries and possible changes'.

    Physical characteristics: 350 x 270mm.

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