File NLW ex 2688. - Hubert Davies (composer) scrapbook

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NLW ex 2688.


Hubert Davies (composer) scrapbook


  • 1911-1971 / (Creation)

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1 vol.

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Mrs Eirwen Davies; Swansea; Donation; June 2010; 006018719.

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A scrapbook kept by Hubert Davies (1893-1965), composer and musician, born at Abersychan, including papers relating to his time as a student of the violin at the Royal Academy of Music, concert programmes, photographs and photocopies of articles on music by him published in the Western Mail, together with a list of his manuscripts deposited at the BBC Library, Cardiff, and tributes to his widow Mrs Hannah Davies (d. 1970).

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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Hubert Davies music manuscripts are in NLW and three musical compositions by him: - a variation on the Bells of Aberdovey, 1927; 'In Normandy', 1930; and Passacaglia for full orchestra, 1931 are in NLW MS 9333E.

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Preferred citation: NLW ex 2688.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW ex 2688.