GB 0210 HUBIES
Hubert Davies Music Manuscripts,
- 1918-1964 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.058 cubic metres (4 boxes)
Name of creator
Hubert Davies (1893-1965), composer, was a member of the Department of Music, at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.
The archive was sorted by his son, W. H. R. Davies, into material deposited at the National Library of Wales, and at the BBC Library, Cardiff, and listed by him.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by his son, W. H. R. Davies, 1970.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Holograph manuscript music for Welsh and English vocal works, [?1950s]-1964; songs, 1918-[?1963]; orchestral works, 1939-[c. 1943]; works for wind and strings, [1930s]-1962; works for strings, including quartets, [?1920s]-[?1946]; pianoforte quintets, quartets and trios, [1920s]-1944; works for violin and pianoforte, 1920-1949; and miscellaneous works, [c. 1920]-1958.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records deposited at the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: vocal works; songs; orchestral works; works for strings (including quartets); pianoforte quintets, quartets and trios; works for violin and pianoforte; miscellaneous works for pianoforte, organ, violin, viola and cello; and fragments.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Hubert Davies Music Manuscripts, 1970.