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William Alwyn Archive

1924-25 - click on Musical works to navigate around Alwyn's music


1924

"I don't like beetles" : song for voice and piano
Words by Rose Fyleman
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in pencil.
MS/Alwyn/1/4/10
 

Five little pieces for string quartet
1. Winter Morning -- 2. A Marching Tune -- 3. Peter Puck -- 4. The Fairy Fiddler -- 5. Hurdy Gurdy
Dedication "To Peter", i.e. Olive Alwyn
Archive has manuscript score and parts, holograph in ink, dated "Northampton, February 23rd, 1924"
MS/Alwyn/1/3S/3
 

Two pieces from Peter Pan : for piano
1. The crocodile -- 2. Red indians
Dedication "To Peter"
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, dated "Northampton, February 3rd, 1924"
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/46
 

Preludes on folk-tunes : for piano 1. Nobody knows the troubles I see, Lord -- 2. The wraggle taggle gypsies -- 3. Lullaby -- 4. Early one morning -- 5. Old Scotch tune -- 6. Londonderry air
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink, dated 31st January - 5th June 1924.
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/53
 

Valse caprice : for piano
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink. Signed and dated "W. Alwyn Smith, August 25, 1924."
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/69
1925

Prelude for orchestra
Orchestration : 2(picc)222.4231.timp.2 harps.str.
Dedication "To Peter"
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in ink. Dated "London August 29th, 1925." Also includes conductor's markings in blue pencil, markings are probably by Sir Henry Wood, who premiered the work.
MS/Alwyn/1/2/68
 

Quartets, strings, F major
(String quartet no. 3, first sequence)
Dedicated "To Peter"
Archive has holograph score and parts in ink, dated " Northampton, April 19, 1925.”
MS/Alwyn/1/3S/16-17
 

Quietly rocking : for piano
Archive has manuscript score, holograph in pencil. Dated "Haslemere, December 2, 1925."
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/54
 

The yellow sands : sketch for piano
Archive has sketches, holograph in ink.
MS/Alwyn/1/3P/72