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National Library of Wales
Harding, Kenneth, music manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HARDING

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Kenneth Harding Music Manuscripts

Short Title: Harding, Kenneth, music manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1920-1990

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.172 cubic metres (5 boxes and a wallet)

Name of creator(s): Kenneth Harding (1903-1992)

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Kenneth Harding (1903-1992) was a well known composer and viola player.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The papers comprise music manuscripts of the composer and viola player Kenneth Harding (1903-1992), comprising scores and instrumental parts of orchestral works, chamber music, songs and a number of works for the viola.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: orchestral works; works for viola; instrumental and chamber music; piano music; songs; carols; sacred music; and music for schools.

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 at Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 35-42. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records received have been retained.

Accruals: Further records are unlikely

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Kenneth Harding's widow, Mrs Enid Harding, 142 Northumberland Road, North Harrow, Middlesex, in August 1999.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by J. Graham Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 2000, pp. 35-42.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2006


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Carols | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Chamber music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Composers | Great Britain | 20th century | Archives
Instrumental music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Music | Great Britain | 20th century
Musicians | Great Britain | Archives
Orchestral music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Piano music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Sacred music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
School music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores
Viola music | Great Britain | 20th century | Scores

Personal names
Harding , Kenneth , 1903-1992

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