- 1933-2010. (Creation)
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3 boxes, 71 folders, 3 envelopes.
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Correspondence, 1933-2010, mainly comprising letters to Alun Hoddinott from performers, composers, librettists, publishers, radio and television companies, academic institutions, arts organisations and festivals. They mainly relate to the commissioning, performance and publishing of works, working visits abroad, his career at University College, Cardiff and honours bestowed on him. Some personal and family correspondence is included.
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Arranged according to subject in seven series: general correspondence; Oxford University Press correspondence; North America correspondence; commissions and invitations; specific works; career and honours; personal, family and miscellaneous letters.
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Some letters are addressed to both the composer and his wife, and some post-date his death.
Correspondents are often represented in more than one series in this group.
Preferred citation: BA.
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- Hoddinott, Alun -- Correspondence. (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales