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William Alwyn Archive

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Cradle songs of the Panditaris
Archive has ink manuscript of Kashmiri folk runes arranged for the piano.
On verso of Pastorale movement of the sketches of the Suite for small orchestra
MS.Alwyn.1.2.46
 

Fionnula's song
For voice and piano
Words by Fiona Macleod [i.e. William Sharp]
Archive has autograph sketches
MS.Alwyn.1.4.6
 

French Suite
For flute, violin, viola and harp
1. Fanfare -- 2. Rondeau -- 3. Gavotte -- 4. Two interwoven tunes (Les Matelots de l’Isle de Cythère and Les Sept Saints) -- 5. Two Minuets -- 6. Air de chasse (Molto vivace)
Airs from Nouveau recueil de chansons choisies des aires pour la flûte, 1729
Recorded by Philippa Davies, Lucy Wakeford, and members of the Nash Ensemble on William Alwyn Flute Concerto. Dutton CDLX 7176
Recorded in All Saints Church, East Finchley 19–22 November 2005. For further details see Dutton
Archive has photocopy of holograph score. Whereabouts of manuscript unknown
MS.Alwyn.1.3I.2
 

Three negro spirituals
For cello and piano
1. I’ll hear the trumpet sound (Moderato e rubato) -- 2. Didn’t my Lord deliver Daniel? (Allegretto) -- 3. I’m traveling to the grave (Andante con moto)
Archive has 2 autograph ink scores (one in G minor, the other in B minor). Initialled and dated "June 19, 1935"
MS.Alwyn.1.3V.11
 

Quartets, strings, D minor "Fantasia"
String quartet no. 12 (first sequence)
Dedication : "To Alan Bush"
Archive has autograph score in ink, and parts in copyist's hand. Also reviews of the quartet
MS.Alwyn.1.3S.29-30 (Score and parts), MS.Alwyn.1.8.109.1-12
 

Suite for small orchestra
Archive has autograph ink and pencil sketches principally in piano score format with only a few indications of possible orchestration. Initialled and dated "July 1935"
MS.Alwyn.1.2.46
 

Sweeney Agonistes
Incidental music for a play by T.S. Eliot
Location of manuscript unknown
Archive has a review. MS.Alwyn.1.8.129