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National Library of Wales
Davies, Hubert, music manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HUBIES

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Hubert Davies Music Manuscripts

Short Title: Davies, Hubert, music manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1918-1964

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.058 cubic metres (4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Hubert Davies


Administrative/Biographical history: Hubert Davies (1893-1965), composer, was a member of the Department of Music, at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Holograph manuscript music for Welsh and English vocal works, [?1950s]-1964; songs, 1918-[?1963]; orchestral works, 1939-[c. 1943]; works for wind and strings, [1930s]-1962; works for strings, including quartets, [?1920s]-[?1946]; pianoforte quintets, quartets and trios, [1920s]-1944; works for violin and pianoforte, 1920-1949; and miscellaneous works, [c. 1920]-1958.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: vocal works; songs; orchestral works; works for strings (including quartets); pianoforte quintets, quartets and trios; works for violin and pianoforte; miscellaneous works for pianoforte, organ, violin, viola and cello; and fragments.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The archive was sorted by his son, W. H. R. Davies, into material deposited at the National Library of Wales, and at the BBC Library, Cardiff, and listed by him.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by his son, W. H. R. Davies, 1970.


Related material: Copies of orchestral and other scores are deposited in the B.B.C. Library, Cardiff.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Hubert Davies Music Manuscripts, 1970.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Composers | Wales
Music | Wales | Manuscripts
Organ music | Scores
Piano music | Scores
String orchestra music | Scores
Violin music | Scores
Vocal music | Scores

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Davies , Hubert

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