Composer Peter Warlocks Hand Written Score For Masterwork For Auction At Bonnhams

The autograph manuscript of Peter Warlock’s masterpiece The Curlew is to be auctioned at Bonhams Fine Books, Maps and Manuscripts sale in London on March 27th.It is estimated at £4,000-6,000.
The Curlew, a setting of four poems by W B Yeats, is seen as his best work, a view shared by the composer – “for the first time in my life I really felt pleased with something I had written” as he told a friend after the premiere.
Warlock had toyed with the … Read More