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University of Adelaide. Elder Conservatorium.
Papers 1900-

MSS 0145

Series 3 : Music compositions, papers by staff

Govenlock, James (Elder lecturer, organist and conductor)

[Song] Ave Maria [manuscript, photocopy] / music by James Govenlock, words by J. O’Connor. Composed 12/1/1981. 7 p. IN OVERSIZE ENVELOPE

[Choral] Vespers for Ash Wednesday
Choral score
MS photocopy 10 p.

[Choral] Song of Mary (Magnificat) and Song of Simeon (Nun Dimittis) with a setting of the Versicles and Responses for Evensong
Choral score
MS photocopy 14 p.

Symphonic Introduction and Passacaglia
Complete score
MS photocopy 21 p.

[Organ score] Festal Day (for Denise and Ashleigh) OR-6-16
Composed 26/12/1978
Ms ink, [5] p.

Horner, John

[Song] Australia calling (Enfield, S. Aust: V. Adams, n.d.) 17 p. plus cover, with 3 p. typescript (Roneo copy) of words only. IN OVERSIZE ENVELOPE

Palmer, Vance

Six old Australian bush ballads [manuscript] / words collected by Vance Palmer; melodic lines restored by Margaret Sutherland; accompaniments by Lloyd Vick. Inscribed: To Jenny with thanks L.V. (1. The banks of the Condamine; 2. Ballad of Ben Hall; 3. Ballad of Jack Lefroy; 4. The stockman's last bed; 5. The overlander; 6. The wild Colonial boy)

Peters, Jack Vernon, 1920-1973 (Elder organist, lecturer and composer)

Newspaper cutting by Elizabeth Silsbury, The Advertiser 1979

[organ] Epiphalamium
Composed 11/12 December 1967, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Score MS ink 6 p. plus cover

[brass, organ, timpani] Fanfare for Brass, Organ and Timpani (based freely upon Ein’ feste Burg)
2 trumpets in B flat, 2 horns in F, 2 trombones, tuba
Composed 27/28 February 1972
Full score MS ink 14 p. plus cover
Photocopy MS ink 14 p. stapled plus cover

Petrie, Enid Beatrice

[Song] The Shepherdess [manuscript] / Enid Beatrice Petrie; words by Alice Meynell. Composed 21-25/10/1940. 4 p. IN OVERSIZE ENVELOPE

Tahourdin, Peter

Dialogue for violin and piano [manuscript, copy] / Peter Tahourdin [manuscript]. Composed 30/3/1971. 16 p., with separate violin part 5 p. IN OVERSIZE ENVELOPE

Vick, Lloyd, 1915-2014 (South Australian composer and Elder lecturer)

Biography 1 p.

[voice and piano] Four Little Shakespearian Songs – Come unto these yellow sands, Full Fathom Five, While you here do snoring lie, Where the Bee sucks.
Inscribed: With thanks to Mavis Roberts
Complete score  MS ink 6 p. plus title page plus cover

[SATB and piano or organ] Australis – a chorus in the form of Four Free-Rhythmic Variations
Dated: January 1951.
Words: RJ Godfrey
Complete score MS ink 8 p. plus title page
Choral score – MS photocopy – 3 p.

[Solo soprano and piano AND arrangement for solo soprano with SATB unaccompanied] Lullaby
Dated: August 1951.
Inscribed: To my dear little daughter Robyn
Complete score - MS ink 8 p. plus title page. Pages 2-5 missing
Choral score – MS photocopy – 5 p.

[Organ score] Interlude OR-4-31
“For Merle and Cliff Boyd.”
Composed June 1956
Ms [photographic copy?]

Wylde, Harold, 1888-1975 (composer, Elder organist and lecturer)
- [voice and piano] Alleluia
Complete score
MS ink 3 p. plus cover

See also individual manuscript collections of:

Other compositions by former staff of the Elder Conservatorium, such as Joshua Ives' Symphony in D minor (l'Australienne) (1901) have been separately catalogued.

Cheryl Hoskin
Revised March 2017

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