General Description of the Edition

The music was computer set in Logic v4, and includes facsimile illustrations of the manuscript and Beckford-related visuals. Each opening of music displays 4 A5 columns printed on 100gsm paper.

Standard Scores are presented as double-sided landscape A4 in a plastic comb binding with perspex front and card back.
Library Scores are glued & bound to order in cloth or buckram boards with gold title on the spine. There is a range of options such as choice of colour, adding purchaser's initials, gilding page edges, etc. Please enquire for prices.
Collectors’ Scores are glued & bound to order in 1/4 morocco or calf boards with gold title on the spine [shown]. There is a range of options such as 1/2 or full morocco, choice of colours, the purchaser's initials on the front, gilding page edges, etc. A matching slipcase can be ordered (£100 for half morocco). Please enquire for prices.

Parts are loose, presented as portrait single-sided A4 pages, with good turns on alternate pages.
Customised transpositions of individual songs and parts are available by request

Prices reflect the fact that this type of edition no longer attracts performance or broadcast royalties.

Instrumental Works
Phaeton Ouverture
Arcadian Pastoral
Vocal Scores
Soloists & Continuo
by quotation
Voice(s) & Orchestra
6206 Care luci
6208 Cinto il crin
6226 Wynne Aria
6227 Plachi
6223 O Astra
Solo Voice & Continuo
1787 Modinhas Transcriptions
& arias by Sacchini & Anfossi
6410 Poveri affetti miei
6411 Prigioniera abbandonata
Beckford's own
in one volume
Vols 1-5, scores only
Complete Edition
in one volume
All vols, scores only

To order the complete edition, and enquire costs of registered posting please contact me. Buttons for ordering individual volumes are given on the appropriate page. CC are accepted on my ColourMuse site.
Discount of 10% applies to all mixed orders for 5 or more items.

*An educational discount of 10% is available on these items singly (20% for mixed educational orders of 5 or more items). § For bulk orders a discount of around 33% will be given. All deductions will be giving by repaying the appropriate amount onto your Paypal account.


For further Beckfordiana you may wish to visit Dick Claésson's site

For an interesting take on Beckford's homosexuality see Rictor Norton's The Fool of Fonthill,
and John Franceschina has written about Beckford's collaborator, Lady Craven.

There is also a Beckford Discussion Group.

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