This series contains dated scores by Phyllis Tate c1955-1982, including printed scores and handwritten manuscripts of both published and unpublished works.
Score: Compassion Item
c.1980Compassion is a large work which was commissioned by the Arts Council of Great Britain to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Free Hospital. Using words from a poem by Ursula Vaughan Williams, the piece is written for a large orchestra, choir, and two vocal soloists. Instrumentation includes: Flute 1&2, Oboe 1&2, Clarinet 1&2, Bassoons 1&2, Horns 1&2, Trumpets 1&2, Timpani (x2), percussion, Soprano Solo, Contralto Solo, Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, Basses, Violin 1&2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Score: The Ballad of Reading Gaol Item
1980The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a musical setting of the poem by Oscar Wilde. There are 3 printed copies of the full score, an individual cello part, a rough score with accompanying documents detailing program notes, premiere information and her copy of Wilde's poem, and 2 sets of transparencies. Written for baritone, cello and organ (previously chamber organ in rough copies).
Score: Three Pieces (for solo clarinet) Item
1980Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet consists of I- Promenade, II- Canzonetta, III- Dance. This item includes a rough copy of the score, a full score with corrections and a photocopy of the score with corrections. Scored for solo clarinet.
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1982Scenes from Kipling is an unpublished work for baritone and piano.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.