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Collection name Fellowes Collection
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Description Papers of Revd. E.H. Fellowes (1870-1951), a graduate of Oriel College best known for his work in promoting the revival of sixteenth and seventeenth century English music. The Collection consists almost entirely of letters received by him on a wide range of subjects, including his work on Tudor Church Music, Committees on Cathedral and Church Music, Director of the Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor, British Musical Festival 1898, letters relating to preferments and appointments and congratulatory letters on being appointed a Companion of Honour 1944. There are also his letters to his mother describing the funeral of Queen Victoria. The letters were selected and listed by Fellowes himself. There is no full catalogue or index as yet, but the collection is easily accessible through Fellowes' brief descriptions.

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Associated People and Organisations Parry, C Hubert Hastings - Vaughan Williams, Ralph - Warner, Sylvia Townsend - Fellowes, Edmund H - Elgar, Edward - Holst, Gustav - Howells, Herbert - Wood, Henry - Allen, Hugh - Bairstow, Edward - Boult, Adrian - Hadow, William Henry - Ley, Henry - Nicholson, Sydney - Ord, Boris - Parratt, Walter - Shaw, Watkins - Stainer, John - Stanford, Charles Villiers - Statham, Heathcote - Stokowski, Leopold - Davies, H Walford -
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Associated Times 18th Century 19th Century
Associated Content Religious music Western Classical
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Strength(s) Individual letters from many distinguished musicians and musicologists
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University of Oxford, Oriel College, Archives

Oriel College Oxford OX1 4EW United Kingdom Open Map
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Collections Overview Fellowes Collection: letters received by Rev. E.H. Fellowes (1870-1951), best known for promoting the revival of sixteenth and seventeenth century English music.
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Custodial History The collection was at St. Michael's College, Tenbury Wells for many years
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