This collection will be fully catalogued by the end of Dec 2017
Music forming part of the Slaithwaite Brass Band Music Collection in addition to items donated to Slaithwaite Brass Band by St. Hilda's Colliery Band
Deposit Box List
Box number: 1
Item reference number Description Date Any other information
1 Ludvig van Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, score and parts January 1923 Manuscript, hand of James Oliver
2 Franz Schubert, Unfinished Symphony, score and parts. Arr. Geoffrey Hawkins Manuscript short score + printed and MS parts.
3 Gaspare Spontini, Fernando Cortez, score July 1906 Manuscript. Used at Belle Vue Contest 1906
4 Georges Bizet, Carmen, arr. Frederick Godfrey Printed score and handwritten and printed parts
5 Alexandre Luigini, Ballet Russe Manuscript, parts include percussion, metronome markings in conductor's part.
6 Richard Wagner, Grand Selection 'Wagner's Works' 1913 Printed score
7 W. Rimmer, 'Apollo' (on favorite part-songs) 1912 Printed score
8 Domenico Donizetti, 'Emilia' 1913 Printed score
9 W. Rimmer, Selection of Sailor Songs Printed score (damaged but complete)
10 Richard Wagner, Selection 'Gems of Wagner' Printed score
11 Granville Bantock, Festival March Printed score. Written for the Coming of Age Conference of the Independent Labour Party at Bradford, 11 April 1914.
12 W. Rimmer, Fantasia 'For King and Country' Printed score
13 Albert Lortzing, Grad Selection 'Lortzing' Printed score
14 W. Rimmer, Fantasia 'Recollections of Ireland' Printed score
Box number 2
15 Adolph Adam, Selection 'Giralda' Printed score
16 Carl Maria von Weber, Heroic Fantasie, arr. A. Owen Set of printed parts
17 Richard Wagner, Grand Selection from 'Rienzi', arr. S. Cope Printed score
18 Giuseppi Verdi, Grand Selection 'Nabucco' 1914 Printed score
19 Battle Eve Conductor's score and parts, manuscript
20 W. Rimmer, Fantasia 'The Outlaw: An incident in the life of Robin Hood' Printed score
21 Domenico Donizetti, Daughter of the Regiment, arr. H. Round 6 May 1907 Manuscript score
22 Peter Tchaikovsky, Grand Selection from Eugen[e] Onegin Printed score (see item 23)
23 Peter Tchaikovsky, Grand Selection from Eugen[e] Onegin Manuscript conductor's score, with performance annotations
24 Wallace, Choruses, arr. Geoffrey Hawkins Manuscript set of parts
25 Albert W. Ketelby, In a Chinese Temple Garden: Oriental Phantasy 1923 Printed parts
26 Montague Ring (alias for Amanda Aldridge), Three African Dances 1913 Printed score with manuscript parts
27 G. T. Thalber-Ball, Elegy Manuscript score and parts
28 Anon, Freedom and Honour March, arr. F. C. Beck Manuscript parts
29 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Men of Harlech, arr. H. Round Manuscript, autograph of R. Dennison, Band Master South Shields. Part 8 has MS part for Barbiola Galop on reverse; parts 13 and 16 have Fantasia on reverse.
Box number 3
30 George Frederick Handel, Acis and Galatea and Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, and Il Furioso, arr. Godfrey 21 August 1910 Two handwritten scores for Acis and Galatea, one definited from Upper Slaithwaite, kept with manuscript and printed parts. Used as Belle Vue contest piece.
31 Meyerbeer, Selection from Dinorah, arr. J. E. Hoosen Manuscript score
32 Anon, Selection 'Beauties of England', arr. E. Newton. Manuscript. End missing.
33 Aubert, Grand Selection 'Crown Diamond' Solo cornet part, manuscript.
34 Percy Code, Lucille. Cornet solo. Manuscript. Parts copied by 'JGC'?
35 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Grand Selection from Hiawatha, arr. Godfrey Printed
36 Giacomo Rossini, William Tell Overture Manuscript. St Hilda's band recorded this to LP in 1912/1913, where they used an arrangement by W. Rimmer: this may be the music from which they performed. Recording preserved at http://www.normanfield.com/brassband.htm
Box number 4
37 Albert W. Ketelby, Chal Romano (Gipsy Lad) Printed set of parts
38 Horatio Nicholls, Gems Manuscript set of parts. Horatio Nicholls was a pseudonym for Lawrence Wright, president of the National Brass Band Club (see item 47).
39 Meyerbeer, Il Profeta Selection, arr. A. Owen Printed set of parts
40 Anon, Grand Selection, arr. A. Owen Printed set of parts
41 Arthur Wood, Royal Progress : A Ceremonial March Printed set of parts
42 [J. Ord?] Hume, Wedding Bells Manuscript set of parts
43 Edward German, Overture: Richard III Printed score and parts.
44 Weber, Selection from Oberon, arr. A. Owen Printed set of parts.
45 Hartman, Auld Lang Syne Manuscript set of parts
Box number 5
46 Gatty Sellars, At the Temple Gates, arr. Hubert Bath Printed set of parts
47 Gene Williams, Imagination. Valse. Manuscript set of parts. Gene Williams was a pseudonym of Lawrence Wright (see also item 38).
48 J. Ord Hume, Quick March: Our Division Manuscript set of parts.
49 R. B. Haywood, Reverie: Eventide Manuscript set of parts, mounted on cardboard.
50 J. Ord Hume, Quick March: Steel for Steel Manuscript set of parts
51 Franz von Suppé, Poet and Peasant Manuscript score, with performance annotations.
52 Fritz Brase, Bi-Centenart March 1931 Printed (piano) score and manuscript set of parts
53 Ludvig van Beethoven, Minuet in A flat, arr. J. Ord Hume Manuscript set of parts. This piece is Beethoven's Minuet in G major, but transposed.
54 Hermann Goetz, The Taming of the Shrew Selection Manuscript score and printed and manuscript parts
55 Julian Sherwood, Flag of British Empire: Heroic March, arr. J Ord Hume Manuscript set of parts. Note reads: 'Bars 1-8 to be played at ceremonials and unveiling of flags'.
56 Rossini, Chorus from William Tell, arr. Geoffrey Hawkins Manuscript set of parts.
57 Ludvig van Beethoven, Overture to the Ballet [The Creatures of] Prometheus, op. 43, arr. J. Manley Manuscript set of parts.
Box number 6
58 W. Rimmer, Petite Romance: Pierrot and Pierrette Manuscript set of parts
59 Edward German, Three Dances from the Music to Henry VIII Set of printed parts.
60 Richard Tauber and G. H. Clutsam, Selection from the B. I. P. Film 'Heart's Desire', arr. Arthur Wood Printed set of parts.
61 Geoffrey Hawkins, Jolly Times Manuscript set of parts
62 Alexandre Luigini, Egyptian Ballet [Ballet Egyptien], arr. W. Rimmer Manuscript set of parts
63 Damaré, L'élégante, cornet polka, arr. A. Morelli Printed set of parts
64 T. H. Clough, The Winning Spirit, trombone solo Manuscript set of parts
Box number 7
65 Franz Schubert, Overture: Rosamunde Printed score and parts, bound
66 Jules Legendre, Souvenir du Poitou, Air Varie, arr. G. Marshall. Trombone solo. Manuscript set of parts
67 J. W. Elliot, Humoresque for 3 Trombones: Three Wise Fools Manuscript score and set of parts
68 Daniel Auber, Grand Selection from Les Diamants de la Couronne 1912 Printed score and parts, published for the Belle Vue Gardens, Manchester, Champion Brass Band Contest (2 September 1912). Parts bear same date in manuscript.
69 Robert Katscher, Selection on Melodies from 'Wonder Bar' Printed set of parts
70 J. Ord Hume, Quick March: Chimes of Joy Manuscript set of parts
71 William Smith [Rockstro], Reverie: Bells at Sunset Manuscript score and parts
Manuscript score and parts for 'Merridale' by Haydn Wood, 1948. This piece was 'written expressly for and dedicated to Slaithwaite Brass Band'