Welcome to the Musical Bouquet
Published privately (in 2011)
This website gives extracts from the above book, which is largely based on my collection and that of the British Library.
The 'Musical Bouquet’ publications fall into three categories:
- The Catalogue - some 6,870 pieces numbered from 1 to 9161
- Other Publications - tutors, albums etc.
- Standard Pieces - more expensive sheet music
I am hopeful that the catalogue can be improved by comments from the public and I am more than happy to share information regarding this publisher.
November 17th. 2016
Many 'Standard' pieces have come to light from this catalogue, these will be entered in due course.
November 9th.2016 Well I can't trump today's international news, but a rare 'M.B.' catalogue should be arriving by post very soon. I have 2 catalogues but this one lists the works alphabetically. I will study it on arrival and comment later.
October 28th.2016 For Sale 'L'Allegro ed il pensieroso' Handel arr. Clarke £30
For further information See 'Shop' and the 'Georges & William' section and look for g385
July 2016 In my Foreword I have mentioned the publisher Davidson; should he be of interest to you then I can add some extra addresses, expanding a little on the list given by John A. Parkinson in his invaluable book 'Victorian Music Publishers'. Go to 'Contact'
The twelfth day of Christmas 2016 SHOP I have entered much Organ music to the list recently and as from tomorrow there should appear the start of a Piano section. I have begun with music for two pianos and will add piano duets and piano solos as time goes on.