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889113
  • Title
    Edgar Bainton papers, 1898-1957
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 452
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1898-1957
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    889113
  • Issue Copy
    Partially MicrofilmedRefer to Contents for location numbers
  • Physical Description
    8 volumes and 4 boxes of music and textual material, some files contain photographs and ephemera items
  • Scope and Content
    The collection includes:
    1a: Diary of tour of Dominions, April 1930-January 1931
    1b: Diary of Indian tour, August-December 1932
    1c: List of compositions by E. L. Bainton, 1898-1932

    2-4: The Blessed Damozel, Opus XI, poem by D. G. Rossetti, set to music for mezzo-soprano and baritone solos, chorus and orchestra, full score and parts for each instrument (manuscript). (Request Microfilm: CY 3961, frames 1-229)

    5-6: Paracelsus-A symphonic poem for full orchestra, full score and parts for each instrument (manuscript). (Request Microfilm: CY 4849, frames 1-309)

    7: Pompilia-Symphonic Poem, full score (manuscript). (Request Microfilm: CY 4849, frames 310-362)

    8: Prometheus An Overture-Phantasy for full orchestra. Opus XIX, full score (manuscript). (Request Microfilm: CY 4849, frames 363-435)

    9: Manuscripts of compositions by E. L. Bainton
    Angels spirits of sleep : song / words by Robert Bridges
    Boy Johnny : song / words by Christina Rossetti
    Bush police. Section 4 [music for film]
    A cradle song : song / words by Padraic Colum
    The dancing seal : for chorus and orchestra [accompaniment arranged for two pianos]
    Evening : song / words by Francis Ledwidge
    The find : song / words by Francis Ledwidge
    Heart's delight : song / words by Lascelles Abercrombie
    Love and the muse : song / words by W.H. Davies
    Love's worshipper : song / words by Robert Bridges
    The making of the nightingale : piano solo
    The moth : song / words by Walter de la Mare [2 copies]
    The night bird : three part song for women's voices / words by Charles Kingsley. Full score.
    The pilgrims' song : song / words by John Bunyan [draft]
    The pomp cardinal : Renaissance Court [music for film]
    The rushes : song / words by Francis Ledwidge
    Serenade : song / words by John Gibson Lockhart
    Shooting star at harvest : song / words by Edmund Blunden
    Slow, slow, fresh fount : song / words by Ben Jonson
    Strings in the earth : song / words by James Joyce
    They went forth : song / words by Eva Gore-Booth
    To the name above every name - for soprano solo, chorus and orchestra / words by Richard Crashaw [vocal score with piano reduction]
    The triumph of Malve : song / words by Eva Gore-Booth
    Twilight : song / words by John Masefield
    Twilight people : song / words by Seamas O'Sullivan
    Variations for piano in B minor (Op. I) 5 July 1898
    The veteran of heaven : for chorus and orchestra / words by Francis Thompson [vocal score with piano reduction]
    The well of all-healing : song / words by A. E.
    Wild cherry tree : song / words by Edmund Blunden
    Willows : pianoforte solo

    10: Published compositions by E. L. Bainton
    Before Sunrise : symphony for contralto solo, chorus and orchestra / words by A. C. Swinburne.
    The Blessed Damozel : vocal score / words by D. G. Rossetti.
    Sunset at Sea : for chorus and orchestra / words by Reginal R. Buckley. 2 copies, one autographed by E. L. Bainton.
    The Vindictive staircase : humoreske for chorus and orchestra / words by W. W. Gibson. 2 copies.

    11: Correspondence, 9 January 1904-1927, November 1957, with Dr. Bainton, his wife and his daughter Helen, Birth certificate of Ethel Frances Earles (Mrs E. Bainton), marriage certificate of Dr and Mrs E. L. Bainton, 31 July 1905, Performing Right Society Certificate, 29 July 1924

    12: Printed material and photographs, 1902-1957
  • General note

    Copies of the contents list are available with Item 1 or located at Ab 219
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