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Collection name Michael Vyner Papers
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Description Correspondence and papers of Michael Vyner (b.1943, d.1989); 1946, 1948, 1968-1989. The major part of the collection relates to Vyner's activities as Musical Director of the London Sinfonietta from 1972; most earlier items date from his period working for the music publishers Schott & Co. The collection includes letters to Vyner from various correspondents; musical tributes to the London Sinfonietta; written tributes to the London Sinfonietta; copies of published scores

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Date range 1946 - 89
Associated People and Organisations Walton, William - Benjamin, George - Carter, Elliott - Davies, Peter Maxwell - Henze, Hans Werner - Holloway, Robin - Martland, Steve - Stockhausen, Karlheinz - Tippett, Michael - Hindemith, Paul - London Sinfonietta - British Library - Turnage, Mark-Anthony - Kurtag, Gy├Ârgy - Schott and Co. -
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Associated Content Composers Western Classical
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96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB United Kingdom Open Map
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Custodial History Purchased at Sotheby's, 17 May 1990, lots 287-297.
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