Score: Prelude-Aria-Interlude-Finale Item
1981This work is a collection of 4 movements: I- Prelude, II- Aria, III- Interlude and IV- Finale. This item includesa full printed score, a full score with amendments, and rough versions of the first two movements. For clarinet (Bb) and piano.
Score: Romance and Dance-Caprice Item
1981Romance & Dance-Caprice is a 2-movement piece written for piano accordion.This item includesa full rough score, a photocopy of a completed score, and a photocopy of the completed second movement (Dance-Caprice).
Score: Scarecrow Item
1982Scarecrow was a musical play written for young performers. The music is by Phyllis Tate and the libretto by Michael Morpurgo. The archive holds a rough copy and a full score.
Score: Scenes From Kipling Item
1982Scenes from Kipling is an unpublished work for baritone and piano. It is in 3 movements: I- A Dedication, II- The Absent-Minded Beggar, III- L'Envoi, and the lyrics of each movement are written inside the cover of the full score. This item includes a full printed score and a photocopy of the full score.
Score: Lodger, The Item
1960The Lodger is an opera in Two Acts, based upon the novel of the same name by Mrs Belloe-Lowndes. Adaptation and litbretto by David Franklin and music by Phyllis Tate. This collection holds 2 copies of each act and a book of corrected libretto. The opera is scored for double woodwind (including piccolo, cor anglais, bass clarinet), 4230 brass, timpani, percussion, piano, celeste and strings.
Score: Phoenix and the Turtle, The Item
1961Published in 1967, there is one rough score with amendments made and one clean copy. There is also some supporting papers including some background information about the work. It was written for choir, flute, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, hotn, trombone, 4 cellos, harpsicord, piano and organ.
Score: Dark Pilgrimage Item
1962A full score and a copy of 'slumber song' in the front cover, which is 4 pages long from the original TV opera. Dark Pilgrimage is an opera for television with words by David Franklin and music by Phyllis Tate. There is a full score and 'Slumber Song' which is a short song from the opera re-written for voice and piano. The opera is scored for flute 1+2, piccolo, oboe 1+2, clarinets in A 1+2, bassoon 1+2, horn 1+2, trumpet in C, tenor trombone, tuba, percussion, violin 1+2, viola, cello and double bass. This item is unpublished.
Score: Song Without Words Item
c.1962Song Without Words is a trumpet and bassoon solo accompanied by reduced orchestra; there are only 2 desks of violins, violas and cellos. Unfortunately this item does not include the piece in its entirity. There is one of the movements, which lasts for 6.5 minutes, as a printed copy with hand-written amendments, and the other item is a set of negatives, part of the 4th movement, which was published separately by OUP. The overall duration of piece is 20 minutes.
Score: The What D'ye Call It Item
c.1966The What D'ye Call It is an opera in one act, based on a play by John Gay entitled The What D'ye Call It: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce, published in 1715. This copy has been adapted by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley.
Score: Gravestones Item
1966A rough score (with supporting notes and transparencies), a handwritten manuscript and an alternative 2nd movement. It was unpublished and was originally writted for singer Cleo Lane. As well as the vocal line, it is scored for clarinet, bass, percussion and piano.