Harty Collection

MS14/8 and MS1/8/2 - Hamilton Harty Silk Hat and Hamilton Hart Collapsable Opera Hat and Hat Box

MS14/8 and MS1/8/2 - Hamilton Harty Silk Hat and Hamilton Hart Collapsable Opera Hat and Hat Box

MS14/8/3 - Framed Selection of Autographs. Includes Charles Villiers Stanford, Pable de Sarasate, Antonín Dvořák, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Camille Saint-Saëns, Engelbert Humperdinck, Édouard de Reszke, A.C. Mackenzie, Arthur Sullivan, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Jean de Reszke, Edward German, Frederic H. Cowen & Fritz Kreisler

MS14/8/3 - Framed Selection of Autographs. Includes Charles Villiers Stanford, Pable de Sarasate, Antonín Dvořák, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Camille Saint-Saëns, Engelbert Humperdinck, Édouard de Reszke, A.C. Mackenzie, Arthur Sullivan, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Jean de Reszke, Edward German, Frederic H. Cowen & Fritz Kreisler

MS14/7/1/3 - Harty in Academic Gown, Note on Reverse “Doctor of Music, Trinity College Dublin, Friday 26th June 1925”

MS14/7/1/3 - Harty in Academic Gown, Note on Reverse “Doctor of Music, Trinity College Dublin, Friday 26th June 1925”

MS14/7/3/3/2 - Photograph of Orchestra Signed By All Members

MS14/7/3/3/2 - Photograph of Orchestra Signed By All Members

MS14/7/1/4 - Studio portrait inscribed “Raoul Girard du Theatre Royal de la Monnaie de Bruxelles, Manchester, 18th February 1926.”

MS14/7/1/4 - Studio portrait inscribed “Raoul Girard du Theatre Royal de la Monnaie de Bruxelles, Manchester, 18th February 1926.”

Collection of holograph manuscripts of the composer and conductor, Sir Hamilton Harty (1879-1941) featuring full and part scores to a range of orchestral and choral pieces composed or arranged by Harty, c 1900-1939. Included in the collection are arrangements of Handel and Berlioz, whose performances of which Harty was most noted, and autograph manuscripts of approx. 48 original works including ‘Symphony in D (Irish)’ (1915), ‘The Children of Lir’ (c 1939), ‘In Ireland, A Fantasy for flute, harp and small orchestra’ and ‘Quartet in F for 2 violins, viola and ‘cello’ for which he won the Feis Ceoil prize in 1900. The collection also contains an incomplete autobiographical memoir, letters, telegrams, photographs and various typescript copies of lectures and articles by Harty on Berlioz and piano accompaniment, c 1926-c 1936. The collection also includes a set of 5 scrapbooks containing cuttings from newspapers and periodicals, letters, photographs, autographs etc by or relating to Harty, compiled by his sisters-in-law, Olive and Nell Baguley.

Strengths

Music, Composition and arrangement. Biography.

Physical characteristics

Approx. 65 items.

Description or Catalogue

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Coverage

1900
1939
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Accrual Policy
Closed
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Donation
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Closed

Gift

Added by Queen's University Belfast | Last updated on: 26 February 2018