Printed Music; Published Music; British Museum; Great Britain
ML 136 .L8 B723 1912
Squire, William Barclay, Hilda Andrews, and William Charles Smith. Catalogue of the King's Music Library. 3 vols. London: British Museum, 1927-29.
A guide to the King's Music Library in the British Museum (now the British Library) especially noted for locating material on Handel's manuscripts, miscellaneous manuscripts, 18th century printed music and musical literature.
Musical reference materials available in the King's Music Library prior to 1927.
Divided into 3 volumes: The Handel Manuscripts, The Miscellaneous Manuscripts, and Printed Music and Musical Literature. Volume 1 lists Handel's autographs and then lists his copies of works. Volume 2 is divided into three sections: Separate Works, Anonymous Works and Collections. The Separate Works is arranged alphabetically by composer's last name. The Anonymous Works and Collections are arranged alphabetically by titles. Volume 3 is also arranged alphabetically by composer or author's last name.
Entries include specific notes to identify the particular edition.
Only source available to identify sources in this collection.