Fonds GB 0210 DAVMOU - David Moule-Evans Music MSS,

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David Moule-Evans Music MSS,


  • 1925-1988 / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Dr David Moule-Evans (1905-1988), composer and conductor, was Professor of Harmony, Counterpoint and Composition at the Royal College of Music, 1945-1974. He was educated at the Royal College of Music and Queen's College, Oxford. Dr Moule-Evans' work has been performed widely in public and broadcast. His orchestral work includes Overture: The Spirit of London, 1947; Vienna Rhapsody, 1948; The Haunted Place, 1949; and Old Tupper's Dance, 1951. He also composed music for many documentary films, and pieces for piano, violin, oboe and flute.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Miss Mary Mitchison, Canterbury, England, 1988.

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Scope and content

Music compositions and related papers of Dr David Moule-Evans, 1925-1988; including orchestral symphonies, sonatas and other pieces, 1925-1965; and obituaries to him 1988.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged as found.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Usual copyright regulations apply.

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1989, p. 59, at the National Library of Wales.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2003.


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Minor Lists and Summaries 1989; Who Was Who (London, 2001);

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  • Text: David Moule-Evans Music MSS.