|Description||Sir William Sterndale Bennett (1816-75).|
Juror, Musical Instruments, Class Xa, 1851 Exhibition.
Press cuttings, invitation cards, letters, etc., relating to his involvement in The Great Exhibition. Chapter XV of J R Sterndale Bennett's 'Life of William Sterndale Bennett, 1907. Photocopies.
Folder of material compiled by the State Library of Victoria, Australia relating to the performance of William Sterndale Bennett's Ode by the Melbourne Philharmonic Society, and to the activities in Australia of C E Horsley. Photocopies.
Score of William Sterndale Bennett's Ode, written expressly for the opening of the International Exhibition, 1862, by Alfred Tennyson, composed by William Sterndale Bennett. Scored for the Melbourne Philharmonic Society by Charles Edward Horsley, 1862. Annotated 'Copied from my ms. by Charles Edward Horsley, Melbourne, Victoria, January 19/63'.
Score of 'Like as a Father', unaccompanied anthem composed by Sir William Sterndale Bennett (Exhibition Ode 1862). Words adapted by Sir Frederick Bridge from Psalm ciii, 13, 14. Published by the 'Musical News' Syndicate Ltd., London E.C.
Correspondence, 1861-62, between F R Sandford and William Sterndale Bennett regarding the latter's composition for the opening ceremony of the 1862 Exhibition. Ms. Copies.
William Sterndale Bennett's bound notebook containing his notes as member of the Musical Instruments Jury. Inscribed inside front cover 'WSB Memoranda - Exhibition of 1851'. 10 x 16 cm.