Score: Movements for String Quartet Item
ndMovements for String Quartet is a 4-movement piece for a conventional string quartet: Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello which was published by Oxford University Press.
Score: Seven Lincolnshire Folk Songs (Grainger) Item
ndThis is a rough score of Seven Lincolnshire Folk Songs, which was later published by Oxford University Press. The title on this rough score is Grainger, and it contains lots of annotations and corrections. It is written for 2 voices, celesta and piano
Score: Sonatina for Two Pianos Item
ndThe Sonatina was originally published by Oxford University Press, but this item includes a printed copy with handwritten amendments and the copyright information has been crossed out. The second item is a photocopy of this amended score. The Sonatina is written for two pianos.
Personal Papers Subfonds
Mid-late 20th centuryThis section contains the personal documents created or acquired by the composer Phyllis Tate. There are letters, administrative papers from publishers and other personal items.
Phyllis Tate music catalogue file File
Late 20th centuryThis file holds a list of Phyllis Tate/Oxford University Press Copyrights, a list of unpublished works, and a collection of letters regarding copyright information with a possible view to construct a catalogue of works.
Phyllis Tate personal ephemera File
Mid-late 20th centuryThis file holds a poem written for the Youth Rally at the Royal Albert Hall on May 18th 1937, a magnetic tape recording of Symphony No.4 by Humphrey Searle on the BBC Third Programme, an article about composer Rebecca Clarke, a poem/lyric-sheet entitled 'Ballad of The Red-Headed Man', and a typewriter invoice.
Julian Rushton collection of letters from Elizabeth Maconchy and Phyllis Tate File
1971-1973Five letters from Elizabeth Maconchy and seven letters from Phyllis Tate to Julian Rushton concerning a composition competition held at the Wangford Festival, Suffolk in the 1970s. Julian Rushton was the co-ordinator of the festival and Phyllis Tate and Elizabeth Maconchy were the expert judges for the competition.