A website from the City of London Corporation that discusses some of the Company's original manuscripts, with special reference to the Elegy.
Everything you wanted to know about Sir Edward Elgar is on this website - his music, life, performances, correspondences and a shop to buy CDs etc.
The London Metropolitan Archives is based Clerkenwell, between Barbican and Kings Cross. It's responsible for many of the Company's Treasures.
The 'Records of London's Livery Companies Online' (ROLLCO) database was established within and is now managed by the Centre for Metropolitan History.
The Centre for Metropolitan History (part of the I.H.R.) is involved in studying the history of London and supervising post-graduate research activities.
The Guildhall Library specialises in the History of London, collections include those devoted to Samuel Pepys and Thomas More.
The main website for the Worshipful Company of Musicians. This website can also be accessed by clicking on the 'Arms' (shown top left of every page).
The Institute of Historical Research is part of The University of London's School of Advanced Study.
This section brings together many of the links found throughout this website and also some additional ones thought to be of interest and relevance.
The Museum was involved in the establishment of the Centre for Metropolitan History in 1988.
The large collection of books owned by Sir Jack Westrup is now on permanent loan to the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Wikipedia entry for the artist John Pettie, RA who painted the portrait of St Cecilia which hangs in the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Wikipedia entry for Professor Herbert Howells, CBE.
Wikipedia entry for Sir Arthur Sullivan
This is the Wikipedia page for Sir Edward German.
The Herbert Howells Society was established by the Composer's daughter in 1987. It is based in Westminster Abbey, where his ashes are buried.
The Arthur Sullivan Society was founded in 1977 and is a registered charity aiming to promote the recognition and performance of his works.
As the composer's birthplace, the Whitchurch Heritage Centre in Shropshire has a permanent display of his works and life - this website refers.
Recipient of the Company's 'Collard Life Fellowship' in 2015 (after Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Howells), this is the website for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, CH CBE.
The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society, a registered charity, devoted to the life and works of this composer.
The Britten-Pears Foundation promotes the music of Britten and his work with singer Peter Pears.
A website dedicated to the life and works of this composer.
Wikipedia entry about the life and works of this composer who received the Collard Fellowship in 1934.
Wikipedia entry devoted to the life of this musician who was twice Master of the Company (1892 & 1898).
Wikipedia entry for the amateur violinist who established and endowed the Company's 'Cobbett Medal'.
Wikipedia entry about this composer and organist who was twice Master of the Company (1894 and 1900).
Named after Rev F.W.Galpin (Liveryman and keen collector of historic instruments), this society promotes the study of all kinds of Musical Instruments.