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William Alwyn Archive

1920-21 - click on Musical works to navigate around Alwyn's music


1920

Quartets, strings, W. 228, G minor (String quartet no. 0, first sequence)
Archive has manuscript score, principally holograph in ink, signed "Alwyn Smith". Score also includes a number of sketches for unrelated works including a piano piece entitled "Kubla Khan", and a Romance for 3 violins and cello.
MS/Alwyn/1/3S/12

Romance, string quartet, G major
Archive has manuscript score, principally holograph in ink, signed in pencil "Alwyn Smith". Score also includes brief sketches in ink for an unidentified work for flute, clarinet, 3 violins and piano, and 6 bars of a trio for flute, violin and piano.
MS/Alwyn/1/3S/44
1921

Bagatelle for piano
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, signed and dated “William Alwyn Smith, November 14, 1921.”
MS/Alwyn/3P/2
 

Capricietto for piano, A major
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, signed and dated “Alwyn Smith, September 14, 1921.”
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/7
 

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may - for voice and piano, words by Robert Herrick
Holograph in ink.
MS/Alwyn/1/4/44
 

Idyll : for flute (or possibly violin) and piano
Holograph in ink. Flute is crossed through on the t.p. and replaced with violin, a further sheet of manuscript is labelled "flute".
MS/Alwyn/1/3F/3
 

Three lyric pieces : for piano
1. Song -- 2. Berceuse -- 3. Nocturne
Nocturne was completed on January 1st 1922.
Holograph in ink MS/Alwyn/1/3P/32
 

Prelude for piano, E minor
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, signed and dated “Alwyn Smith, December 14, 1921.” MS/Alwyn/1/3P/49
 

Romance for piano
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, signed and dated “William Alwyn Smith, November 23, 1921.”
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/55
 

Sonata for piano, A minor
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, signed and dated “William Alwyn Smith, October 10th, 1921.” MS/Alwyn/1/3P/63