Collection RH - Richard Hall papers

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GB GB1179 RH


Richard Hall papers


  • 1920s-1990s (Creation)

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10 linear metres

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Donated to the RNCM in 2017.

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This collection consists mainly of the work of Richard Hall, composition teacher at the Royal Manchester College of Music who taught, among others, John Ogdon, Harrison Birtwistle, Peter Maxwell Davies etc. Also included are some photographs, documents such as letters, a biography, some poetry and papers re his role with the church, and some recordings. Many items are annotated.

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The music is arranged according to the groupings outlined in the catalogue of works by the publisher. Within the groupings, instrument or music types have been loosely grouped together.

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