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Collection Level Description: Choral and Orchestral Music Manuscripts of William Russell

Reference: MSS. Mus. c. 99-100
Title: Choral and Orchestral Music Manuscripts of William Russell
Dates of Creation: 1807-12
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: William Russell

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Russell (1777-1813) was an organist and composer. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Scope and Content

Choral and orchestral music manuscripts of William Russell, 1807-12.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Owned by V. Novello ('Purchased at Mr Russell's sale').

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Library from Mr J. Richardson of Liverpool in 1954.

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Access Points

Choral music

Organ music

Orchestral works

Russell | William | 1777-1813 | organist, pianist, and composer

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